Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Book Review: 'Adore' by Mischa Tryst


There’s something incredibly special about the first time one has sex.
At first I wasn’t quite sure what to think of the first few scenes because of how slowly they built up the tension. They weren’t exactly what I was expecting to find in erotica. Once I figured out what the author was doing, I completely understood why these scenes were written that way. I quickly grew to appreciate seeing the world from Neveah’s perspective for a little while before she met up with her girlfriend. They provided insight into her personality that definitely came in handy later.
While I really enjoyed the plot itself, this story contained many grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors. Some of them were difficult to figure out. Had I not needed to stop and reread sentences so often to figure out what the narrator was actually trying to say, I would have given this tale a much higher rating. The only thing holding it back were all of the typos. There were simply too many of them to overlook.
The chemistry between Chloe and Neveah was sizzling hot. I liked seeing how the author struck a balance between describing the sexual and emotional portions of the relationship between these characters. Including both elements only made the sex scenes even steamier than they would have been otherwise! It was a very smart choice. I don’t know if there will ever be a sequel, but I’d be interested in reading it if it is ever written.
I’d recommend Adore to anyone in the mood for something short and sexy.

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