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Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Blog Tour: Pretty Little Lies by Jennifer Miller and review

Hello and welcome to our very first blog tour, hope you enjoy :-)

Author - Jennifer Miller
Genre - Adult Contemporary Romance
Release Date - June 12, 2013

About the Book

A little lie can change the course of everything. . .

Like every other eighteen-year-old in love, Olivia has dreams of spending forever with the love of her life. Luke is all she’s ever wanted – until she overhears something she was never meant to. In a matter of seconds, Olivia’s heart is shattered. Olivia handles it the only way she knows how - she runs- leaving behind her family, friends and the boy she loves.

Seeking comfort and an escape, Olivia finds it in resident bad boy Deacon. He’s everything Luke isn’t – and that’s fine with Olivia.

Now, seven years later, Olivia is older, wiser and headed back to Chicago looking forward to a fresh start and reconnecting with her best friend Pyper. What she doesn’t expect, is to come face to face with the boy she left behind and discover that even though she may have left, her feelings for him didn’t.

Can Olivia put aside the pain in her heart and trust Luke? Will the ties to her past ever let her go, or will she continue to let her life be affected by pretty little lies?

Purchase it from: Amazon UK | Amazon US | B&N

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The Review

I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

"Fashion tip: Stilettos are great when paired with a great pair of jeans, a skirt, or a dress. Not only do they make your legs look longer and give your calves a great workout but they have the added bonus of  coming in handy should you need to give a cheating husband a kick in the crotch!"

As soon as I read that opening sentence I knew I was going to like Pretty Little Lies and I wasn't wrong! I loved the fashion tips that began every chapter. They were sometimes funny, usually gave a hint as to what was to come in that chapter and ALWAYS practical.
Just like Olivia, I could've kicked her cheating, slime-ball of an ex, Deacon, right in the crotch more than once!! Oh, I didn't like him and with good reason as you will find out (no spoilers).

Olivia decides enough is enough, she's taking her life back. She divorces her ex, heads home to her best friend and bumps, literally, into Luke, her first love and realises she still loves him.
Luke is now a successful businessman and all kinds of hot!! Can Olivia resist him? Does she even want to? Hell, I wouldn't!

I loved Olivia's fiery best friend Pyper, who only has Olivia's best interests at heart even if Olivia thinks otherwise! She made me laugh out loud so many times especially when trying to get Olivia back onto the dating scene..setting up an on-line dating profile scene was really funny, as was the various "dates" Olivia went on - too many to pick a favourite. I want a best friend like her.

"Fashion tip: Wearing clothes in several sizes too small DOES NOT make you look thinner. It makes you look like a big zit straining to pop. Also, pea-green is not a good color. On anyone. Ever."

Pretty Little Lies made me laugh out loud, shout, cry and gasp in shock - all things I like in a good read. There was enough hotness to set my kindle on fire and start my pulse throbbing (amongst other things!) but not too much that I thought "not ANOTHER sex scene!". I did think towards the end of the book that the story was going to be rushed as there seemed to be loose ends to tie up but just when I thought that, BAAM!!!.....NO SPOILERS!!!!!  (psst! I loved the ending)

A very worthy 4 stars for this well written debut novel, definitely 1-click buy this book. 

I wait with baited breath for the next novel from the pen of this rising new author, Jennifer Miller.

About The Author

Author Jennifer Miller was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, but now calls Arizona home. Jennifer’s love of reading began when she was a small child, and only continued to grow as she entered adulthood. Ever since winning a writing contest at the young age of nine, when she wrote a book about a girl with a pet unicorn, she’s dreamed of writing a book of her own. Quickly learning that dreams don’t just fall into your lap, she knew she had to chase them herself and not be afraid to dream a little bigger. Most importantly, she is a wife and mother, and is very lucky to have a family that loves and supports her in all things. She also has an unhealthy addiction to handbags and chocolate covered strawberries, neither of which she cares to change. For more information about Jennifer and her books please visit 

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The Giveaway
Jennifer is giving away a Kindle Paperwhite! With this giveaway, those entering to win the Kindle paperwhite need to show proof of purchase of Jennifer's ebook. By doing that, all you'll need to do is enter your confirmation number in the form below.


  1. I'm so glad you enjoyed it! Thank you so much for being on the tour!

    1. It was an absolute pleasure to do :-)