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Thursday, 26 June 2014

Blog Tour and Review: Opposing Sides- CM Doporto

Genre: New Adult Romance 18+ for adult situations and language
Page numbers: 157 pages
Word Count: 53,500
Release Date: May 30, 2014
Summary: 
College senior, Lexi Thompson, finds herself in a relationship to be wed to the university’s star baseball pitcher, Collin Norris. Collin’s damn hot, but his lack of spark has Lexi thinking twice before she says ‘I Do’. When she’s forced to tutor bad boy football quarterback, Raven Davenport, she soon discovers allthe things she’s missing in her relationship with Collin. Will she succumb to the temptations enticing her, or will Collin be able to convince his sweet, innocent fiancée that his love for her is genuine despite his lack of affection? (This story will be told in two instalments)

Excerpt:
He was toxic and smelled of sex and drugs. Well, not that I knew what all that smelled like, but his aura beamed bright red warning me to be careful.
“Are you ready to get started? Because we only have an hour.” I held out my hand, motioning to a small table in the corner.
“That’s plenty of time.” He raised his brows.
I rolled my eyes and walked to the table. Taking a seat, I took out the agreement that Dr. Philips prepared. I signed my name, and moved the papers in front of him. “Please sign this.”
Raven leaned over the table. “I was thinking you might want to do this somewhere private.” A seductive grin spread across his lips as he pressed his weight against it, as if testing the durability of the wood.
Rating: 4/5 Stars
Review: I received this book free from the author in exchange for an honest review.
This was a shorter story that packed a punch. It had a variety of topics as well as inspirational underlying messages. This wasn't your ordinary love story... well it really isn't even a love story. It's more about love versus connivence.
The main character was showing growth right from the get go, and also that with growth comes struggle and later acceptance. Lexi is a strong character to go against her parents, and others to do what was right and stop possible future complications. Not many people would be strong enough to do that.
I'm so mad that it ended the way it did. Hello? Right in the middle of a turning point. GAH!! I had to message the author when I finished to force information from her ahha. Anyone looking for a shorter, fun NA novel, I would recommend this one to you.*

*Previously posted to blog


Purchase Links:
http://www.amazon.com/Opposing-Sides-Book-University-Series-ebook/dp/B00KOBJ1HS/
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/opposing-sides-cm-doporto/1119633736?ean=2940149500642
https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id884254240
http://store.kobobooks.com/en-US/ebook/opposing-sides
https://play.google.com/store/books/details/CM_Doporto_Opposing_Sides?id=ydWxAwAAQBAJ&hl=en

About the Author:
CM Doporto lives in the great state of Texas with her husband and son enjoying life with their extensive family along with their Chihuahua, Mexican Redhead Parrot and several fish. She writes Young Adult and New Adult stories about ordinary women who do extraordinary things, become a heroine, and find love along the way.

 Instagram: http://instagram.com/authorcmdoporto
 Twitter: @cm_doporto

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