Saturday, December 2, 2017

Book Review: '12 Honeymoons' by K.L. Brady



12 Honeymoons had me laughing from the first page. Miki is a hoot, with a smart, sarcastic sense of humor and a mouth that won’t quit (and gets her in trouble quite regularly). While I admittedly don’t agree with her outlook on life, watching her pursue it was so much fun.
BookCover_12HoneymoonsI wasn’t as enamored with Pam. Not that she wasn’t an interesting character, but I’m a huge believer in keeping marriage vows and communication with your spouse, and she … wasn’t. Not really. Yes, she thought her husband was cheating. I was frustrated that they didn’t just sit down together and have a real, honest conversation. So, I had ill feelings toward her for the entire book and just couldn’t root for her.
Thankfully, Miki’s story made everything better. It was almost a case of “be careful what you wish for”. By the end of the book, her cup definitely ran over! LOL!
KL Brady is a master wordsmith as well. Amazing, but completely non-intrusive descriptions that put you right into the story, realistic (if a bit larger than life) characters, a silly but believable storyline. She really has skills and I was thoroughly enthralled by her ability. Honestly, I think she might be the kind of author who could write a book about anything and make it interesting. She’s that good. If there hadn’t been the second storyline about Pam, this honestly would have rated much higher marks. And really, that’s a personal dislike of mine that might not be an issue for anyone else.
I recommend giving this book a read, especially if you’re a fan of romantic comedy. KL Brady knocks it out of the park, and I can’t wait to read the next book she writes.




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