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Solo Leveling Vol. 4 by Chugong
Jeju Island is a hunting ground for S-rank magical beasts in the form of ants. It has been years since Korea has deemed it a lost cause. However, shortly after Jinwoo has cured his mother from the fatal Sleeping Disease, Japan offers to help get rid of the ants. When asked by the Hunter association to join the raid, Jinwoo turns it down. However when a live broadcast shows the Korean Hunters are becoming ant fonder to an overpowered ant, with speed unscreened by anyone besides Jinwoo, Jinwoo takes no time to activate a new ability to swoop in and save the day. Fighting the ants is not the only thing on his mind though. With starting his own guild, Jinwoo is on the lookout for potential hunters to join his guild just so he can have it created, even though he does not plan to use them in raids. It should be easier if he continues to be the talk of the country, but no one seems to fit the bill.
I thought I knew what being tense from reading felt like, but I was not prepared for the intense scenes in Solo Leveling Vol 4. Chugong did an amazing job making the scenes in the this book entertaining and binge worthy. Half way through the book I was so tense that my jaw was hurting from the clenching. I hadn’t even realized it since I was so engrossed in the story. Jinwoo will never cease to amaze me with his cleverness and the way he lives with his morals. It was extremely nerve wrecking at certain parts because of how the battle was going down. The focus of this book was finishing the healing of his mother and having her home, as well as taking care of Jeju Island.
There were mystery character again and lots of smaller things, but the novel was still breathtaking. With a plot this good, you can’t go wrong. I found the little things refreshing when they happened. An example being Jinwoo’s mother putting her kids before her own needs. That’s what good parents do after all. But it was nice to see, even if Jinwoo wouldn’t understand. I felt this particular addition to be more moving in a sense that when you weren’t tense with the action and and other sneaky things, we were being moved by simple family life and friendships. It was very well rounded in that sense. It only drives me more insane to have to wait for when it is released to watch in 2023.
I will say I was infuriated with more new characters. This time some of those new characters had a purpose and other are just making me question when we will get to the original new characters. The characters with a purpose interacted with Jinwoo and showed their goals a bit to us, however others just kind of appeared, made some suspicious comments that leave us questioning what they want and then disappear not to be seen again. It’s a good frustration as it means there is still more to come. Bad in the way that I have slowly been making a list of new characters and questionable plots that may arise without any answers. I’m like a dog with a bone at this point. I won’t let it go.
Anyways, Solo Leveling Vol 4 by Chugong is my favorite of this series thus far. With that being said, I would rate this light novel five out of five stars. It leaves you with enough questions to keep wanting more but enough information to satisfy your need for action and adventure. I feel this book is extremely good. The series is a must read. Even the manga is really good. The art is gorgeous. Please check it out!
Solo Leveling Vol 3 by Chugong
Clearing dungeons should be impossible for an E-rank hunter, however Jinwoo Sung can clear them now by himself. With this current ability change, it is time to get evaluated, making Jinwoo Sung officially an S-rank Hunter. With the new rank, Jinwoo has more than leveling up on his plate. People have been trying to contact him about joining their guilds, while the association is keeping his abilities under wraps so that no one else can know the information in hopes of recruiting him. Jinwoo has other plans though. With his mother still in the hospital and the Elixir of Life still needing ingredients to be created, Jinwoo wants to gather the supplies he needs to take on the Demon’s Castle once more.
Solo Leveling Vol 3 by Chugong had a lot more to digest than I thought it would. Not because there was a ton of action or lots of puzzles to figure out, but because Jinwoo had a lot more on his plate. He continues to grow and at some points, his power makes him seem crazy. He even scares a character because of a look in his eyes. I had tried personally for hours to imagine the look. As I haven’t the manga to refer to for such things.
(Speaking of manga, I only own the first four, which does a good job of covering books one and two but must wait for the others to see what it would all look like. I’m dying to see the Demon’s Castle in its entirety.)
In this addition to the series, I feel frustrated. In the previous volumes, we saw snippets of other characters who have business with Jinwoo but are elsewhere in the world. They did not mention these characters and there was no sign of them. Though at the end it does make mention of what could be one of them. As much as that is speculation, I really hope that means in the next addition, we will see how those previous characters play out upon meeting Jinwoo.
Moreover, you can’t help but wonder what Jinwoo’s plans are. He is doing all this leveling up, there was mentions of him starting his own guild and he is trying to take care of his family. You can’t help but wonder what our protagonist is up to. It obvious he wants to be stronger, more powerful, but what does he plan on using all this for. It can’t be just for money, can it? I get raising a family is not cheap, especially with medical bills, but if his only goal is money, then why not join a guild or strike squad? He would be able to do so much more in the terms of getting it. I guess we will have to wait to find out.
If you can’t tell, I am absolutely loving this series. Still, I would rate this four out of five stars. The book cover is beautiful with a different symbol on it, which I adore. However, I just have too many questions and I am starting to wish there was more details about each character’s appearance. There are a few characters we have met but get little to know description on. It is addicting and had me read it nonstop until finished, but that only added to the frustration on not getting answers. In fact, I think this particular addition gave me more questions. I have started keeping a journal with the questions so I can see if we ever get the answers. I hope you check it out and if you do, let’s compare notes. We might be able to figure things out on our own. In the meantime, happy reading.
Love Live the Pumpkin Queen by Shea Ernshaw
Sally Skellington finally marries Jack, which in turns make her the Pumpkin Queen in Halloween Town. Not used to the attention or pressures of being a queen, Sally is completely out of her element, and it shows in her nerves and insecurities. With all that pressure of her queenly duties, Sally unknowingly releases a creature into Halloween Town, putting everyone but her to sleep. Unable to wake them and fearing what will happen to them, Sally sets out visiting every town to find a way to not only wake her town, but her beloved Jack. In this journey, Sally learns more about herself than she ever thought she would need to learn. All the town and the human world need her to get through this new epidemic.
Reviews can be hard, or they can easy. To start this one off, I feel I might need to give you all some background on how I write these. First Post It notes. I write notes and stick them in the book as I read. Just to have something on hand to remind me of things while I write the reviews. The reason I am telling you this is because this book made me feel all kinds of things, questioning different plot lines and adding my own thoughts and summaries to the book so I don’t forget anything. In the case of Long Live the Pumpkin Queen by Shea Ernshaw, I had Post It notes all over the place. Totaling at least twenty. The book is not very long, with a total of three hundred eleven pages, but it was amazing. I will say that even as I write this review, I am tearing up just thinking about everything. So, let’s get into the review, shall we?
Long Live the Pumpkin Queen takes place roughly a year after The Nightmare Before Christmas ends and is from Sally’s perspective, as she just married Jack and became the Pumpkin Queen. The Prologue does include that wedding for anyone like me, who is obsessed with The Nightmare Before Christmas. It is beautifully written and in such a way that one can feel and understand Sally at a fundamental way. I think the best part is, the author did not change anything to the story, but added to it. Sally is a ragdoll, so when describing how she feels and how her body reacts, I was a little worried they might say heart or bones and what not. However, Ernshaw kept to the original idea of Sally being a rag doll filled with dead leaves.
Its not just the accuracy of Sally, but all the things Sally goes through in the book that makes it amazing. Like Jack in the movie, Sally has an adventure that helps her really find herself, even while trying to save her town. Throughout the whole novel, we experience ups and downs along with Sally and even get to explore the doorways to other towns, even learning of some ancient ones that haven’t been opened in a very long time. With each page, I was not only engrossed in the plot, but in Sally’s development and growth. It was extremely hard to put down.
One thing that stands out from this book is the underlying message that no matter what or who you are, even you are needed by someone. Whether it’s a town you need to save or family and friend who love you. Your anxieties and fears are not tangible. When you set your mind to something you can accomplish it. It was not only something I personally needed to get, but it was a compelling story to show that sometimes, its not others you need, but yourself that you need. It was heart warming and just amazing to read.
With all that in mind, I rate this novel five out of five stars. I have been giving that out a lot lately. Just shows how much I am loving my current books, I guess. This is a book for all ages. You should watch The Nightmare before Christmas first, but it isn’t needed if you really don’t want to. I know I would happily read this book to my four-year-old when we get the chance. Like me she is in love with Sally and Jack. The book is easy to follow, and you won’t have to explain or look up any words. I feel this is safe to read to those of all ages. It was descriptive, when need be, as well. You could almost feel like you were there. Its short and took me a day to read, so all my readers who like to pick up a quick read, this is one I recommend. In fact, I recommend it to everyone. I know I am trying to convince my non-reader family members to read it! So, pick it up and let me know what you think! And a huge thank you to Shea Ernshaw for Long Live the Pumpkin Queen.
Solo Leveling Vol 2 by Chugong
With the system in place to help him level and instance dungeons on hand to help him learn more about his abilities and levels, Jinwoo decides to help a fellow hunter out getting their guild license. Going through the motions has become boring and Jinwoo is taking dungeons by themselves, but his craving to get more powerful before anyone else finds out what he is capable of, has him striving to do more. This catches the eye of a recruiter from the White Tiger Guild, who then proceeds to recruit Jinwoo, who is dead set on being solo. Jinwoo has other things they need to take care of. Not only to level up, but to also take care of his family.
Last review, I said I believe this is going to be my newest obsession. I was not lying. I just finished Solo Leveling Vol. 2 and I already can’t wait to read the next one. As of right now, only four are available for purchase but later this month Solo Leveling Vol 5 will be released. I will be watching for it to snatch it up immediately. This has become my newest love and I don’t plan on giving it up. Solo Leveling Vol 2 gives us more insight, but not enough. It appears bigger issues are on the horizon and even at the end of the book, I was left speechless and dying to know more.
The characters grow and you can tell Jinwoo is becoming more confident in himself. He still has ideas and thoughts that show is learning and adapting as he goes. In this particular volume, I found the system in which allows him to level up can be confusing. It isn’t very clear, but Jinwoo is learning how to use the system to keep advancing. With him playing with different aspects of the system, I feel like he is looking at as a video game and using his mind to make sure he doesn’t have only one way of doing things. An example of this is showed about midway through the novel, when he uses the penalty quest to go ahead and get out of a situation where he would not be able to recover. That will be all I say on that, no spoilers from me.
I feel Jinwoo since the first volume has increased in his knowledge. He was extremely smart from the beginning but watching him grow and figure things out is half the fun. He is constantly surprising me with how quickly he ends up figuring things out. There are points where I was having a hard time just to understand what was going on, but when Jinwoo gets it figured out and explains his thoughts about it and how he came to that conclusion, you can’t help but go “Ah ha!” It does keep you on your toes are there are situations that seem impossible and create anxiety for the reader, but then you don’t want to put it down. Not because its an action part, but because you can’t wait to see what come next. These novels and manga are selling me on the new upcoming Anime series that released next year for it.
Overall, I will once again rate this book five out of five stars. Not only is it entertaining, but it is full of suspense and has you wanting to know more by the end of the book. There are too many questions I have and not enough answers. Chugong did a fabulous job with this. I am fan girling over here over this series. Not to mention the books are gorgeous. I recommend this to all my anime lovers and fellow otakus. This is an amazing book. Even though it can bring up some disturbing ideals, like necromancy, it isn’t anything gamers haven’t dealt with. So, it isn’t too bad or disturbing. If anything, it is inspiring, as the character does have morals they keep. I highly recommend this to anyone who likes fantasy, video games and Dungeons and Dragons. I believe this will be a top series for me this year. You should check it out!
Solo Leveling Vol. 1 by Chugong
The world is filled with dangers. Portals open that release monsters into the world. In Korea, one of the Hunter Associations has Jinwoo Sung, who happens to be calls the “the weakest hunter of all mankind.” Since he is so weak, he is stuck doing weak dungeons, classified as E-rank. However, he quickly learns that just because he is the weakest, doesn’t mean he is the dumbest. After one close call with death, he starts getting video game like notifications that no one less can see. He isn’t sure what this means but he does what it tells him, in hopes to become a better hunter to earn more money to help pay his mother’s hospital bills and his sister’s tuition. Jinwoo realizes he has a lot to learn and do to become a better hunter and survive these new conditions laid out for him.
Solo Leveling Vol. 1 by Chugong was an addictive book. I got introduced to it from my husband. He is a big anime fan. He doesn’t like to read, including manga, and asked me to read it to him. I agreed and found I am absolutely enthralled with the story. To get us started with this review, I would like to start with our plot.
The plot quickly sucks you to never let your out. Our hunter that we are mainly following has some unique traits and it is delightful that he must try to learn as they go with these unique skills. It was a bit confusing at the beginning, but it cleared up since we can only know what the characters know. As the story progressed and Jinwoo progresses, it gets harder to put down. I needed to know everything. It does have similar qualities to other “Gaming” manga, but there are differences as well. It will keep you entertained.
The characters we do see have their own personalities and goals. Each one seems to need to feed off the others. In fact, towards the end we do see a kind of pairing form. It is a bit surprising because the two characters in this pairing are so different, but it seems to work and work well. Throughout the entire story, even though we only really follow-on character, getting some in sight to other characters is super great to see. Sometimes it just a nurse or another hunter, but it gives you a nice perspective of how much our main character is growing and changing. Which is apparently a lot more than anyone would in such a short period of time. It does create questions though. Ones I hope we can get later.
Overall, this will be my newest obsession. It looks like more of the volumes will be released later this year. I will be ordering them as soon as I am able to. I would rate this novel four out of five stars. It was so amazing and easily to get lost into the story when you should be out and about doing things in the real world. I will say the story is a little gory, but it is a fighting fantasy. I will say it would be best for young adult and older readers. It is really good, but with all the fighting, anyone too young might not be able to handle it
The manga and book have many differences. One being explanations and the actual placement of some information. I feel the manga has lovely art but the book feels more complete. The first three volumes of the manga are also covered by the light novel. I feel it’s best to read the manga first then the light novel as the novel fills on any holes in the manga. The art is super gorgeous. However, like the story itself, some of it is a little dark. To keep with the light novels, I have to read through most of the third volume in the manga. Even with the differences, I feel they are closely matched and had already figured that there would be differenced, but the differences are great. It makes the novels and manga different enough to make you be able to sink your teeth into both without worrying too much.
Anime release date
After much research, Solo Leveling does appear to be making a television debut in the year 2023. If the anime is as good as these books, I do not see why it won’t be enjoyable. I do want to say to watch at your own discretion, as it is a bit gory.
Fate Awakened by Jocelyn Montana
A fierce wolf, called a vulk, is about to face his past in more ways than one all because of a girl with strange healing powers. Hans is on the hunt for the magicwielders who wish to bring back ancient evils to the world of Ulterra. He can smell him thanks to being a vulk, but what he finds leaves him surprised. A beautiful girl naked, tied to a bench. It doesn’t take long until they are bonded together without any knowledge. While trying to find out why they have a rune binding them and what it means, they learn of a past enemy that Hans believed he killed, is back from the underworld, Pelko, and is up to something. With the looming doom, they prepare for battle, learning to trust their hearts and find their place in this world of chaos that is threatening to take over their home and their world.
Fated Awakened by Jocelyn Montana is just wow. For me to explain everything I loved about this book, we would be here all day. Well maybe not you, as you can just go ahead and leave at any point, though I hope you finish reading these little reviews. That is just the short way of saying there wasn’t a thing I hated. I can’t think of a single thing that upset me, well outside of the story plot, but not in a bad way. Let’s start with the world building. I can say honestly it was amazing. I would like to have a map for reference while reading at times, but that isn’t a bad thing. I am just curious by nature of the layout of things at times. With the way Jocelyn Montana described everything the characters saw; you couldn’t help but imagine everything. I couldn’t get enough of the world. I want to explore it, even the areas that sound dangerous. It sounds beautiful and like a gorgeous adventure.
The next thing of note I feel we should discuss is story plot. Normally in a book or novel I see parts that feel rushed or neglected, but in Fate Awakened, I did not experience this feeling. It is almost as if Jocelyn Montana loved what she was writing and wanted to share the experience with the reader. It was smooth and provided enough information to keep you going back for more. I can honestly say, there were times I was angry because I had to be present in the real world. I literally, counted down the second until I could get back to it.
The characters kept you on the edge. There were spicy scenes, which will be discussed in a moment, that kept things interesting, but they didn’t take away from the story at all. The characters had their own personalities that seemed to blend well together. It was a delightful read because of that. As for our spicy scenes, I can tell you that there may be some trigger if you aren’t into werewolves and such doing such graphic mature content. It does include knotting. Which would normally be something I am not into, but it seemed to make sense in this plot and wasn’t a huge priority. If it was discussed constantly, I might have felt off, but it was not even a focus. It just kind of happened, so it did not bother me at all, but if that isn’t your thing, please do not read this book.
As for recommendations and ratings, I had to really think hard. I absolutely loved the book in its entirety; therefore, I rate Fated Awakened fie out of five stars. I absolutely couldn’t get enough of this book. Jocelyn Montana has a new fan, that is for sure. As for recommendations, this is for our mature audiences. It does include a few adult scenes in it and as I stated it does have a weird kink in it so keep that in mind when debating on picking up the book. I can’t say I didn’t warn you on that now. It was really good, and I recommend to my paranormal fantasy lovers.
End of Month Check in
At the end of each month I will be posting what was read each month and my highlights of the month. I will also be putting information on the upcoming month. Such as releases I am looking forward to or books to gather and read as well as anything else that might help keep us all up to date with the upcoming month. So without further ado, let’s discuss July.
July was a slow month for me as there were some medical issues that came up with myself and my family. I am sad to say I only read a total of six books. Out of said books I found I only absolutely loved Fate Awakened. I tend to be organized of my books and what I read so I keep a personal excel sheet with my ratings and such. I will be posting it below with my ratings. This way you can see if you would like to check them out.
August’s Hopes and Dreams
One August 2nd, Long Live The Pumpkin Queen is being released. I already have my copy on hold and I am super stoked to get it. It is supposed to be a sequel of Nightmare Before Christmas movie, which I am a huge fan of. Seriously I might have to take pictures of my collection one day. So I will be doing that review fairly early on.
I also started getting into some manga that I will be reviewing. One in particular is Solo Leveling. It has light novels and the graphic novels. I will be first reviewing the only four out and add as I go through the series. I am currently missing book one of the light novels, but I will be ordering that soon. I am hoping to compare the books and the novels by the end of September. At least what is out. I do know the anime will be released in January of next year. Kind of stoked for that show.
I am also planning on reviewing Hunted and Assembly by Erica Woods as well, not to mention whatever ARC reads I pick up. I tend to pick up a lot of ARCs through BookSirens.com and online book club.
The other big notice you might see is I will be changing up post layouts over the next month. I want to try a few things outs that I have yet to do. If you have any suggestions, please, please leave me a message with your feedback. I will see it and get back you and maybe even try it out. I want your experience to be good with me. I also would love your feedback on anything you think I should read. Keep in mind I will get to it. I own a ton of books and always looking to add to the addiction. If you tell me what you want to see, I will do my best to read it next and get that review posted. I will even do a shout out to you.
Well that is my Monthly wrap up. Looking forward to what August has for us. Happy reading my Book Otakus. See you in our next chapter.
Beta Rising by L.C. Son
He needs to mate to ensure his bloodline continues, but the woman he loves died a few weeks ago. With the idea of just mating with someone to keep the curse of his pack away from them, Mark is left no option but to accept that his wolf is accepting his first love and heart break as his mate. Mark decides that even though there are rumors circling this woman, that he would agree to wait to hear her truth after the ritual which will tie them together so that Mark can officially obtain an heir. During the weeklong stay at the hovel, where this ritual takes place, Mark learns there are sometimes other things at play than what you hear. He is forced to not only recognize his feelings, but to learn to trust his wolf again.
Beta Rising by L.C. Son was a decent read. I will state it was a little short, but not in a way where things felt rushed or left out. The characters were beautifully written, and each had their own personality. I couldn’t help but fall I love with them. I will state though I have some issues with the graphic adult scenes. I love spice in my books. Often, I will not have issues, but I feel like sometimes it was too much. I felt there were times where it was just about the spice, and I wanted to read some plot. I wanted to know more about each character’s past and would have loved more information on some other aspects brought up in the story. There are clear factions and lines drawn for many of the characters, but it doesn’t go into it much. I could have used more in-depth information on said factions and species.
Even with the lack of information and the tons of adult scenes, I did enjoy the plot. I would definitely keep reading the series for answers because the way the book ended felt like a cliff hanger. I enjoyed the way the characters were built. I found some of the side characters interesting as well. Though, I will say they seemed suspicious at times. I want to continue to stress that lack of information though. I believe it would have made the story even more compelling. However, even with that said, I can say it can make a decent smut book.
Due to the lack of information, I can only fairly rate this piece of fiction three out of five stars. I felt frustration with the story and was constantly looking for more information. I would still recommend this book to others who enjoy smut books but would advise it doesn’t feel completed. I would also advise, as a paranormal romance, it has a few cute aspects and maybe only one or two action scenes in the entire book. Though I can still say I would recommend it, I feel there are audiences that should not be able to look at this story.
Young adults and those who do not like sexual scenes in their books, plots and novels, should not be looking to pick this book up. It is very spicy and detailed. The plot may be decent, I feel this novel should not for those who do not care for the spice or adult scenes, as this fictional piece of literature contains a good portion of that kind of thing. However, if that is your thing, please check it out. It is a good novel.
Disclaimer: I received an advance review copy for free, and I am leaving this review voluntarily.
Island Games: Mystery of the Four Quadrants by Caleb J. Boyer
Mathew and Ryan are two teenage boys who happen to be best friends as well. They awake, unsure of where they are or even how they got there. They only remember their names and each other. As they look around, they realize they are on an island and begin to make plans to ensure their escape and rescue. However, as they explore to try to find the sources they need to survive, like fresh water and food, the two boys realize this is game they are playing. With each successful challenge attempt, they are rewarded with fresh water and food, but they must work together as they try to find out how to get off this island, while somehow being transported around to different quadrants of the island to face new challenges and test their friendship and teamwork. How will these two ever get off the island and how did they get there in the first place? Will Mathew and Ryan ever figure out the next steps to obtain their freedom?
Island Games: Mystery of the Four Quadrants by Caleb J. Boyer is a delightful young adult fiction novel. In the beginning it did present some confusion and the confusion did only grow through out the story. Not that it was an awful thing, but I do wish some of the questions that are prosed by the characters would be answered. I have a feeling this book is the first of a series and I will be hunting down the series as I still have questions. I did find the unanswered questions extremely frustrating as I feel that information could be helpful. Otherwise, I do not have any other qualms with this narrative.
Besides the above statements, I loved Island Games: Mystery of the Four Quadrants. The story was compelling and the way everything was described made the story even more intriguing. I found it was hard to put down and stay away from for any amount of time. It was my first book by the author, and it made me want more. The writing style grabs you and keeps your hooked throughout the journey. Everything is smooth and enjoyable. The characters were easy to relate to. They had so many qualities that you see with teenage boys that you can’t help but smile at the two boys’ interactions with each other. It was quite refreshing to read, for sure.
As far as who I believe this book could be enjoyed by, I would recommend those who love Young Adult Fiction books. It was truly enjoyable but lacked anything to make this seem too dramatic or gory. It is a book I would say young adults could enjoy and even children can be read this book. It wasn’t exceptionally scary or had any aspects that would be inappropriate for any age. With everything I have gone over for this story, I do have to say I would rate Island Games: Mystery of the Four Quadrants by Caleb J Boyer three out of four stars. It was very enjoyable and I didn’t want to put it down, but not having all the questions answered did leave me a little unsatisfied and frustrated with the author. I would read it again, but I would have to wait some time or until another book is out to finish answering all my questions. I feel like the ending should have provided some answers, even though it was a bit of a cliff hanger. Overall, it was an amazing tale.
Truth or Dare by Lindsay Murray
About the Novella
Truth or Dare by Lindsay Murray is about two people who knew each other as kids. Red is friends with Tilly’s brother, Micah. Throughout their childhood, Red and his friends teased and bullied Tilly. It wasn’t until one prank revealed Tilly was crushing on Red, that things began to change. Both characters went to different colleges, but they ended up finding each other again. Only now, the one question they face is will they finally get together or will it be a disaster as Tilly foretold about it in a book she wrote?
Truth or Dare is a short Novella. With a total of 90 pages, it doesn’t take too long to read. It was a delightful read. I feel that although the story plot is good, that the book could have used better editing. There were times when there was a grammatical error that made me do a double take. However, that is the only major issue I had. I did have a small issue with time skipping. I get it is possible to not have a huge time frame to have to write, when the characters are only texting, but I feel it could have been even better with the additional information.
With how it is written now, it is still a beautiful story. It isn’t completely dirty, so we don’t’ get to see sll the smut that is often given in romance novels these days. It was refreshing, but it is still an good innocent romance story. I love how the characters are in the arts and how they are each other’s muse and don’t even realize it until later in the story. It was cute and heartwarming. It will make you tear up a bit though. It touches you in ways you didn’t realize you wish you knew about before meeting your significant other. It is just super cute.
Due to how short it was, I recommend Truth or Dare to anyone looking for a quick read. Possibly only and hour or two long. It would definitely be a good in between books, in my opinion. Especially since it left me wanting another book right after it. I do not recommend if you are looking for anything too in depth. It is still a good readd and it is fairly decent read and quite enjoyable, but it is nothing to sate that romance taste on your tongue.
Because of all of what has been said, rating Truth or Dare was hard. I loved it, but wasn’t super crazy over the length. Thus, I have rated it three out of four stars. It is still rather entertaining, but it is kind of short for my liking and felt a little rushed. If romance novellas are your type of book, definitely check it out. I also want to say I received an ARC (Advanced Reader Copy) in exchange for an honest review.