This was my first book of Alessandra Torre! Really first, I don’t know how it happened. And I wasn’t disappointed. Now I know why her books are so popular. It is very well written page-turner.
"We were all running around this giant city trying to find love, trying to find soulmates."
About the plot: Chloe wakes up and her life completely changes. Her parents get into trouble with the law and she lost her entire financial resources. She is without an apartment, money and with unpaid student tuition. Not that her parents care… Now she must live with a friend, look for a job, and deal with a former rich boyfriend. Slowly Chloe gets on her feet, she works for crazy Condom Queen and aspiring actress Nicole Brantley as her assistant, finds her own apartment and trying to learn to live in a less favorable world. Pleasant is the fact that her neighbor and the super building is a handsome guy, with whom she would not regretted spending a few hot moments. And she is quite determined to do it, and by the way finds herself again.
Final thoughts: The book was written from the mini series, which Alessandra Torre has written for Cosmopolitan Magazine. First the book sells the cover, and although you don’t judge a book by its cover, it is so beautiful, and fits perfectly into the story. The second thing is that it is write in a really modern way like some TV show. It consists a large number of short chapters with ridiculous titles, and is happening within more time than a year. Additionally, it has sensational pictures from Instagram, what is a brilliant idea! And the story strongly pulls in, so you can quickly read it, despite a full length.
I think I just like such a books. Young modern woman, The Big City, glamour, funny friend, ex-boyfriend, who doesn’t give up, and a new mysterious hunk form the neighborhood. I got to like Chloe, and it was cool to read how she finds herself in a new difficult life situation. Because I have to say it was not easy. She has old nad new problems from the beginning and does really well in day-to-day situations that face her. I can admit that it can be inspiring.
My problem with this book is mainly based on the main character. Don’t get me wrong. Carter is amazing. But in the beginning, as he appears more and that is somewhere around a half book, I probably more understand the former boyfriend Vic then him. And you must know that Vic is a possessive, manipulative devious ass. This is because Carter was quite passive. And to the end, while I didn’t meet his side of story and is only happens in a short epilogue I was lost and not fully understand him. This time is she who had to be more determined. Only when the situation resolved further he stood firmly by her side. And it was very amazing.
In summary it was a very modern chick lit and enjoyable love story. There is a lot of threads that happens quickly so you can enjoy your time and know the story of Chloe form New York. And I think even be inspired.
If I’d recommend? Yes. Especially if you like love stories of young modern girl in The Big City.
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About The Author
Alessandra Torre is an award-winning New York Times bestselling author of eleven novels. Her books focus on romance and suspense, all with a strong undercurrent of sexuality. Torre has been featured in such publications as Elle, Elle UK, Dirty Sexy Funny with Jenny McCarthy, as well as guest blogged for the Huffington Post and RT Book Reviews. She is also the Bedroom Blogger for Cosmopolitan.com.
You can learn more about Alessandra on her website at www.alessandratorre.com, or you can find her on Twitter (@ReadAlessandra) or Facebook.