N section of domestic violence would have had that much of an impact if it had played out as a scene utilizing all of the senses instead of Kara s narrative of it First person POV works here but there were times were I felt like Kara rambled I felt as though I were at my salon etting my hair done and Kara was my hairdresser Fun to listen to for a while but after a bit the nonstop chattering wore thin I was lad to see "That The Further Along "the further along story went the dialogue we had to break up the constant narrative Aside from the one point I enjoyed this debut novel Diane Duffy has enormous potential and we ve only seen the beginning of itI can t wait to see what else she comes out with and I will be picking it up when it oes on sale It s not everyday that you find a romantic comedy that s not overly cliched and it s not everyday you find a book about surviving abuse that s actually happy but Duffy manages to do both at the same time The reader is never patronized and the book doesn t have a feel that the author created a certain passage to bring tears This story is a sweet romance where you enuinely want the characters to be happy because you ve become friends with each one of them The story emphasizes that everything in life isn t wonderful but you learn to survive and even thrive because of your family However it s not wonderful but you learn to survive and even thrive because of your family However it s not your family of birth but the family you chose to surround yourself with that helps et you through The
underlying theme of TAKE A PIECE OF MY HEART reminds us that theme of TAKE A PIECE OF MY HEART reminds us that each deserve a life free of violence and the author includes information to domestic abuse hotline at the end. Eries a trio of stand alone contemporary romance novels with a twist of small town charmTake a Piece of My Heart by author Diane Rose Duffy is a wonderful book that will have you hooked from the start Diane Rose Duffy's writing style is engaging and articulate At times you will find yourself iggling out loud at Kara's thoughts and actions and in the very next minute your heart will ache for her READERS' FAVORITE BOOK REVIEWS. Ssons I as a reader Not Only Felt As If only felt as if knew her as an old friend I cheered her bravery and determination every step of her journey A must read I received a complimentary copy from the author
in exchange for an honest reviewIn her debut novel Diane takes us on Kara s life journey exchange for an honest reviewIn her debut novel Diane takes us on Kara s life journey as a teenager who meets a hot uy and ends up marrying him What started out as innocent teenage lust and love turns dark when her husband starts beating her on a regular basis Like most women in a domestic violence situation she believes herself to be trapped even though others try to help her escape Kara finally reaches her breaking point and escapes her abusive husband From there her story twists and turns as she waits for the divorce to happen and when she meets a new uy who doesn t beat her but leaves her emotionally abandoned Like the ex husband he takes some of her heart as well but also ives her a The Billionaires New Assistant (The New Dominators, gift she thought no longer possible Withoutiving too much away because one should read it Kara finds the one person that takes the biggest piece of her heart and she freely yet wisely this time ives it awayI really enjoyed the fast paced fun yet emotional ride the author
takes you on in this novel I was also pleased with the awareness that the novel you on in this novel I was also pleased with the awareness that the novel to domestic violence without making Kara too much of a victim that ended up sealing up her heart for ood The fact that she overcame and thrived was refreshing to see My one main criticism would be to show me don t tell me There were several fabulous set ups that the opportunity to show me what was oing on as opposed to just telling me were lost The mai. Rited female with a snarky attitude and an often colorful viewpoint on life Kara's no Barbie doll either in build or temperament and thus her tale will relate to many female readersKara shares her journey of friendships romance lust and loss in Take a Piece of My Heart She learns slowly that mistrust love and hatred for some people may reuire a second chance This sexy and heartwarming story is Book One of The Wavering Heart .
Take a Piece of my Heart is a special
NOVEL IT TACKLES THE ISSUES OF SPOUSAL ABUSE ANDIt tackles the issues of spousal abuse and constitutes a loving relationship Kara is a novel It tackles the issues of spousal abuse and what constitutes a loving relationship Kara is a wife who chooses to find a way out even though that way isn t easy During her odyssey she meets many supportive people and falls in love than once All the people in this novel are flawed make mistakes and are written realistically but that doesn t rule out their ability to love and forgive Kara s earthy hard talking no nonsense manner is refreshing as she chronicles her embattled path to happiness Kara is thankfully no Barbie doll either in build or temperament and thus her tale resonates loudly with the majority of us Highly recommended I was iven an ARC of Take A Piece of My Heart in exchange for my honest review Have you ever sat down and had a wonderful and long over due visit with an old friend You know the ones where you sit at the kitchen table and share your life over several cups of coffeelaughing and crying together Well this "Book Was Like Doing "was like doing that Well written and wonderfully edited I felt as if Diane Rose Duffy s character Kara was filling me in on all the details of her painful past The author s writing is very uniue and refreshing Take A Piece of My heart is the story of Kara who marries as a teenager her bad boy Danny we all have had one in our past only to find how damaging her mistake was Ms Duffy did an excellent job in bringing the issue of domestic violence to the readers attention Although not raphic you feel the tense moments as Kara experiences them Kara is one spunky woman BUT most of all she s a survivor of life s hard le. Librarian Note Alternate Cover Edition for ISBN 10 1501002678 ISBN 13 9781501002670Kara's uest to find her voice freedom from her past and her own identity leads her down a path full of surprises Some are ood and others not so much Though her bad choices bring her face to face with the dark side of human nature Kara's heartfelt desire to find a pure and everlasting love ive her the courage to take chances She's a strong spi.