Never Say Never, Justine Manzano

What’s a girl to do when she has no interest in love? Whatever she wants, because Brynn is a badass young woman who’s assertive and happy with herself. But her home life isn’t going so great. It doesn’t help that her parents put her in the middle of their arguments. Her thoughts on love solidify after finding her mother in bed with someone other than her father.

Even though she is closer to her father, both her parents are toxic. The minute they started using her as a go-between, I wanted to hurry her right out of there. I imagine that level of emotional trauma would have long-term effects on her. Manzano added a touch of mythology to this YA contemporary read, bringing the storyline to a new level. Overall, the mixed genres with the fun storyline make this a read you don’t want to put down. Nicely done. Thank you, Sword and Silk Books, for sending this along.

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Never Say Never is available on Amazon for $4.99.

About the Book:

Brynn is done with love.
After she walks in on her mom doing the horizontal mambo with a man that’s decidedly not her dad, Brynn Stark swears to NEVER fall in love. One of her friends–Val– reveals her true identity–Aphrodite, goddess of love, and promises to show Brynn why she shouldn’t lose faith.

But when Brynn realizes she’s beginning to fall for Adam, Aphrodite’s boyfriend, Brynn’s forced to decide if she’ll choose her goddess-given fate, or risk it all for the wrong-but-right guy.

One thing’s for sure.

Love sucks.

And it’s all about to blow up in their faces. 


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