I enjoyed this book, but I had a lot of issues with Amy.
The plot was cute, the secondary characters were cool, and Daniel was awesome. I was kind of surprised that his "planned seduction" didn't bother me (because a similar thing definitely did in another book I recently read).
Let me go into it a bit more.
I don't think I've read a book that has just made me smile without also making me frown about other issues (plot, characters, etc). I really had no complaints about this book. Well, maybe one. The plot was a bit generic, but the characters were so enjoyable, I don't really care.
Loved Cassie: she's awkward, smart, but has an adventurous spirit. She's considerate, goofy, and is such a sweetheart.
Simon is sexy as hell, he's smart, and is a great lover and brother. He makes one big mistake in the novel, but it's understandable, and I don't think less of him for it.
OMG, this book was amazing. I started reading this once I was reminded by a friend's post on Instagram that she was also reading the ARC. I went crazy reading this. I unfortunately had to read it on Adobe Editions, so I was slowed down by not being used to the software and having to click every time I wanted a page turn rather than hitting the arrows or better yet scrolling on my phone.
Anyway, what was I saying? Oh, right. Amazing. The plot was fast, questions from Book 1 were answered (and like a hydra, for each answer, 3 more questions sprouted in its place). Caitlin didn't whine as much, she (and readers) get to learn more about vampires, and most awesomely: meet new vampires! And she grows closer to Julian, which I thought was nice because despite his prickly attitude in Velvet, I wanted them to become friends.
Today was the day The Matchmakers was supposed to be released into the world in all its edited glory. Unfortunately, school, work, and some good old procrastination (if I'm being 100% honest) have prevented me from finishing this book on my projected schedule.
I seem to have run into a creative writing rut, and although it's highly recommended against, I have decided to go back to the start and edit what's there to reignite my fire about this project, start fixing some major issues I already know will be changed, and will then plow ahead to the end, editing, and eventually publication.
Thank you for understanding. In the meantime, you can start reading The Matchmakers on Wattpad, and add it on Goodreads.
I loved this book even more than Everywhere and Every Way. I think it's because the emotions here were so much more raw—moved me to tears for the last section of the book. Anyway, like the last book, the characters here were great.
Dalton is the playboy of the Pierce brothers, but he's also a hard worker that never seems to get the credit he deserves from his two older brothers, his future sister-in-law, their assistant Sydney, or even their architect Brady. His mother running away with another man hit him the hardest, and still haunts him with nightmares. At least he has his work—and the owner of My Place, if she'll give him the time of day—to keep him busy.
Raven is the daughter of the man who was running away with Diane Pierce. She knows who the Pierce brothers are and is determined to hate them. But it's a lot harder to do that when one of them is devastatingly hot, is offering to help you fix your establishment, and attracts you like crazy. She tries to stay focused on not falling for him, but life has other plans.
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The Matchmakers is (slowly) BEING DRAFTED