Book Reviews

A Reason to Run by Christina Coryell

Amazon Synopsis:

People are talking about C.W. Oliver, the mysterious author with a book sitting atop the bestseller list. They are also talking about Camdyn Taylor, the pretty blonde from an embarrassing proposal rejection video that has recently gone viral. What would happen if people knew that those two individuals were one and the same? Camdyn Taylor doesn’t like chaos, but it always seems to find her. When it inevitably appears, she does what comes naturally: She runs. That is one of the reasons she finds herself drawn to her ancestor, Willa Lawrence. A young widow with a new baby in the early 1800’s, her future and inheritance looked steady. Then, unexpectedly, she ran. With only the most basic necessities, she set off on a journey with her child toward an uncertain future. Camdyn is determined to keep her pen name a secret, and she’s almost as determined to discover the reason for Willa’s impulsive departure. When she finds herself suddenly thrust into the spotlight after a suitor’s ill-advised proposal, she resorts to following Willa’s footsteps to Tennessee in order to finish her latest book. Finding herself lost and in need of a little hope, she crosses paths with Cole Parker at just the right moment. She quickly becomes aware that things might never be the same, and while she’s focused on unearthing Willa’s reason to run…she just might discover her own.

My review:

This was a fun read! I thought it was well written and interesting. Camdyn is an author who travels to places that she writes about and it gave a different perspective on research. I like how Camdyn learned that family is important whether it be blood family or adopted family. One thing I thought was overdone was how often the character’s smirked. It seemed to me that almost every conversation, someone smirked. It got really redundant and annoying.  That being said, overall, it was a good book.

I’m excited to read more about Camdyn and her friends.

Check out her website: www.christinacoryell.com

 

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