Author: Alison Cherry

Mini Book Reviews: For Real and Newt’s Emerald

Posted November 3, 2015 by Kara in book review, Kara / 1 Comment
Mini Book Reviews: For Real and Newt’s Emerald

For Real was…interesting. I liked it, and I didn’t. If you know me, you know I’m a huge, recent fan of The Amazing Race. I’ve been binging all the seasons, and I’m up to season 17. This book was obviously a spoof on that show. But the author turned one of my favorite shows into a “dating around the world” show! The premise is this: two sisters, and the oldest one has been cheated on by a douchey guy. He’s been cast on this show, so the sisters try out to get revenge on him–and they are cast as a more »

Book Review: Red by Alison Cherry

Posted December 5, 2013 by Kara in book review, Kara / 13 Comments
Book Review: Red by Alison Cherry

I was really looking forward to Red. I wish I could say that I liked it, but I didn’t. It started out okay, even though I didn’t love the writing from the start. It felt very juvenile, and after the first couple of chapters my eyes started to roll, and then it just got bad, and not much later, worse. I think my main issue was the cheese factor. And suspension of disbelief. It’s very difficult to believe that there is actually a town in the middle of Iowa that is a redhead sanctuary, and unfortunately the book doesn’t do more »