Monday, February 3, 2014

Adult Blog Tour: Inner Core (Stark #2) by Sigal Ehrlich + Review & 2 Giveaways [INT]


This is a Blog Tour stop about the book Inner Core by Sigal Ehrlich. There's a review and two giveaways below so check it out and you just might like it.

Title: Inner Core
Series: Stark #2
Author: Sigal Ehrlich
Genre: Adult, Contemporary, Romance
Publication date:  January 2014
Goodreads link: Click here!
Purchase links: Amazon
Synopsis(provided by the author):
When Hayley makes a resolution to take back the control over her life, and declare their relationship R.I.P, it’s all good in theory…

That is until Daniel decides to prove her wrong and get her back.

Together, Hayley and Daniel seem to have it all. But can love ever be enough when two strong personalities collide and while reality takes the lead?

Faced with more obstacles than she could have ever bargain for when it comes to Daniel, struggling to keep her own identity while sharing a life with her man. Buds of doubt start rooting in Hayley’s confidence, making her rethink her decision.

And just when it seems that they might make it together after all, life happens. Bringing a threat that neither Hayley nor Daniel could ever anticipate, a threat that could break them apart forever . . .

Meet the Author

By teen age, Sigal already lived in three different continents where she had the luck to experience and visit varied places, meet unique people, which only helped fuel her overly developed imagination. Currently, Sigal calls Estonia home where she lives with her husband and three kids.

Not exactly sure where they will end up next…

When she is not hiding in her office, writing, she enjoys music, reading and taking care of her little clan.

With a great believe in "don’t wait for things to happen - make them happen," she enjoys anything exciting life has to offer.


Author contact links:
Website | Goodreads | Facebook | Twitter


Review:

When I first started reading book ONE I found myself unable to connect to the characters but I still liked the story and I really wanted to find where it would lead. So I read book one and I ended up liking it even though I had a problem with the characters and now I’m really happy that I read it and that I requested book two because it was awesome and it was everything I wanted it to be.

I started to connect with the characters and I had fun reading about them and I felt that need to know what happens next, that need that makes me unable to stop reading. And it was amazing. I just loved the book so much. And so much more than I let myself love the first.

I already knew the characters and their normal behavior so I wasn’t as shocked at some of their exchanges but the most important part was that the characters new each other and they were very familiar and their relationship was actually changing into something bigger and stronger.

I definitely noticed that I like Daniel a lot in this book. I was harsh on him in the first book because he came on too strong but in this book he controls himself more and he genuinely shows his love to Haley and like I said, they are not just acquaintances anymore and his behavior wasn't as intrusive as it seemed at the beginning. He is more open and well he is different somehow and I liked him a lot!

Also I loved the twists and turns in their relationship. I loved when they would start fighting because it seemed natural for two people with such strong personalities to clash at some point and it was incredibly entertaining to watch them fight.

Another thing I loved was the serious note of the book. There was a lot of heartbreaking moments but also an equal amount of breathtaking ones… I loved how Daniel will push forward but Haley would fight him on every step. It was clear where things were going for the two of them but it was still interesting and intriguing to see how Haley would interpret something wrong and screw things up or how Daniel will be his overbearing and overprotective self and will do something that will make Haley explode.

Now I know it may seem like I was taking pleasure from their pain but it’s not like that. I was actually almost feeling all of their emotions as things were happening. I was definitely connected to them and I had fun when they were happy and I was sad when they were sad.

And I know I’m already repeating myself but I can’t stress it enough that when they were fighting, I was practically glued to the screen unable to look away, needing to see what happens. Those moments were so intense and awesome…

As for the ending… I had the biggest most stupid grin on my face, all the way from the last few chapters till the end of the book.

I’m actually happy with the way the story ended and where the characters are now but I kind of wish there was more. Like maybe the author can expand the epilogue and follow the near 2-5 year future… Write a couple more books… or ten… it’s okay, I’ll read them.

Anyway, I really loved this book and I’m so happy I got the chance to read it.. This review is part of the Inner Core Blog Tour hosted by Xpresso Blog Tours and I’m so thankful for the review copy! I loved reading this book so it’s an amazing star of the year bookwise.

Giveaway: 

I'm hosting an individual giveaway for one (1) e-book copy of Inner Core. It's open internationally and you can enter by leaving me a comment. Say whatever you want just do it by February 28. 

and now this is the tour wild giveaway:
Grand prize giveaway
Prize: $100 Amazon GC. - open INTL

This post is part of  the Inner Core Blog Tour organized by Giselle @ Xpresso Book Tours.

3 comments:

  1. Marti, thank you so much! *hugs* Sigal

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  2. So happy you enjoyed it and were able to connect to the characters in this one! It sounds like an emotional ride and those are right up my alley! Wonderful review, Marti!

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