Thursday, 22 August 2013

From the Review Pile (65)


From the Review Pile is a meme hosted by Stepping Out of the Page every Thursday.
The aim of this meme is to showcase books that you've received for review (or if you don't receive review books, any book that you own and really want to read/review) but haven't yet got around to reading, in order to give the book some extra publicity.

I know that a lot of you have a huge pile of books that you want to read/review, but it understandably takes a while to get around to reading them all - here you can give a book (or two!) some of the publicity that it deserves, even if you haven't read it yet!

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This week, I'm going to showcase Against All Odds!

I hosted a feature about this book some time ago and was intrigued by the whole concept of it. Whilst I don't read many self-published books, this is definitely one that I'd be willing to try! 

Against All Odds by Aliaa El Nashar
Paperback, 280 Pages

Published April 2011 by Shabab Books

The Story revolves around:

-A boy called Damien who seems to have it all. He's rich, good-looking and athletic. He's also arrogant, obnoxious and a major player. Damien is one of 5 children who seem to not get along, until one day Damien meets Alexis and his life is turned inside out.

-A girl called Alexis who has trust issues due to her parents. Her best friends mean the world to her, and she refuses to date anyone that doesn't fit completely in her 'Perfect Guy' list.

They're thrown together a lot and start to face inner demons they've hidden away for so long.

1 comment:

  1. It'd be interesting to see how the girl's expectations change throughout the story.

    Samina @ Escapism from Reality

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