Monday, April 23, 2018

Release Blitz & Review - On The Line - Keyanna Butler

Title: On The Line
Author: Keyanna Butler
Genre: Young Adult Romance
Release Date: April 23, 2018


On one ordinary day in Philadelphia, Mila and Kaleb meet on a train ride to school. One day turns into more, and their friendship evolves to first love.

When they realize not everyone is OK with this budding relationship, their love is shadowed, and their bond is threatened. Unaware of the impossible predicaments they each face in their lives, too many secrets threaten to tear their young lives apart.

With their hearts on the line and their worlds changing too quickly for them to catch up, Mila and Kaleb must decide who and what is most important. And they learn they'll need more than just love to survive.

On The Line is a young adult novel with mature themes. It is recommended for readers 16 and up.

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Our Review:

On The Line is a Young Adult romance book. It was a quick read and a standalone. For me, this book should've been read in less than 3 hours but it dragged in the beginning, like I really didn't want to finish it. However at the halfway point, it got better. I would recommend this book for anyone that is is 16 to 25 years old. It does have some mature context in it. 

The plot was what got better as the story continued. I was really bored at the beginning.
It's about how two people of different races can have a relationship and not worry about what other people think. How in life stuff happens and you should let the person you care about know. 

Mila was a student taking a train to school. She has a mom that cares about her and doesn't want her to get hurt. On the train one day, that is where she meets Kaleb.
Kaleb, that boy, I felt bad for him for what his Dad did. Mila and Kaleb had a nice bond together. Mila and Kaleb are the two main characters however the supporting characters are who I liked the best in this story. To me Mila and Kaleb were blah and the supporting characters, their friends were what made this story get 3 stars. 

The writing style was just ok. I wish it grasped me from the beginning. I did see some minor errors, but it didn't take away from the story. 

Some quotes I liked:

"He totally Note booked you."

"I'm your girl, your ace, your other half, the sisterhood to your traveling pants."

Overall On the line was an ok story for me. If you are older than 25 you might not like this story, again just my opinion as I feel it is for the younger folks.  If you like quick reads, and like young adult genre  that  has mature context in it then I would say you might enjoy this book. 

Star Ratings:
Plot- 3/5
Characters- 3/5
Writing Style - 2.5/5
Overall Rating- 3/5

Author Bio

Keyanna is a simple girl living in mostly fantasy worlds. She's been
writing since she was 13 years old, jotting down full length stories on
construction paper and reading them to her childhood friends for entertainment.
She’s a self-proclaimed dork extraordinaire and a library card carrying book
nerd taking mental residence in the Wizarding World, coffee in an IV,
collecting movie stubs like memories, and constantly contemplating what life
would be like if she were one of the Avengers. Her hobbies include TV, sushi,
Facebook, and incorporating movie quotes into everyday conversation.

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