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The underlying theme of TAKE A PIECE OF MY HEART reminds us that we each deserve a life free of violence and the author includes information to domestic abuse hotline at the end 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 starting 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 British Jihadism guy who doesn t beat her but leaves her emotionally abandoned Like the ex husband he takes some of her heart as well but alsoives her a Virgin Widow 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 Wife in Exchange gives 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 brought to domestic violence without making Kara too much of a victim that ended up sealing up her heart forood 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 The Eternal Ice (Magic: The Gathering: Ice Age Cycle, going on as opposed to just telling me were lost The main 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 salonetting 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 Night And Day glad to see that the further along the 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 itoes on sale 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 just 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 lessons I as a reader not only felt as if I knew her as an old friend I cheered her bravery and determination every step of her journey A must read Take a Piece of my Heart is a special novel It tackles the issues of spousal abuse and what constitutes a loving relationship Kara is a battered wife who chooses to find a way out 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.
Gift from the author for an honest review I really enjoyed this story This is a story about heartache betrayal second chances and I was hooked from the beginning of the story A woman who oes thru so much at a young age and as she is Michaels Discovery (The Devaneys getting older realizes some things but deals with an abusive husband She finally breaks free and moves on with her life She doesn t expect to find love again after her ex husband but she was wrong This is a heartfelt story that you will feel all emotions with Some parts I just wanted to smack people on the head and say what s wrong with you I believe the author knows how to draw you into a book and keep you reading You won tet confused or wonder what happens to people as you find out everything in the book Overall this is a love romance book and something that happens in life may not be you but there are others that it has happened too Great job to the author FIVE FABULOUS STARSAs I was reading Kara s eccentric list of unfortunate events I too was arrested booked into jail met a leprechaun visited Cabo San Lucas kissed a Josh Duhamel look a like and found my soul mate all from the comfort of my home The author did such a fabulous job writing her debut novel Take a Piece of My Heart that I felt that I was right alongside Kara every step of the way The story line and the characters kept me engaged and I could not put the book down from the moment I began reading it My husband kept iving me side eyes because I would burst out laughing from the humor that was packed within the pages Although the book may be classified as a romantic contemporary comedy I appreciated it so much because of the underlying issue in the book The issue of overcoming domestic violence Kara was like a little butterfly trapped in her cocoon the metamorphosis withheld For a chunk of her adult life she had experienced so much pain and did not live My heart ached for her But when she rew her wings boy did she fly I absolutely loved the book and highly recommend it to everyone Bravo Ms Duffy I am definitely looking forward to reading from Diane Rose Duffy Take a Piece of My Heart is the story of Kara and her uest to find her happy ever after But than that it is her uest to find her voice her freedom from her past and herself Kara s a strong female lead with a witty attitude and an often colorful viewpoint on life We see her Life Changing Smiles go through changes as an impressionable youngirl to finally becoming a confident and bold woman who s taken charge of her future I enjoyed the way the author points out that even though a family may be unconventional it is still a family One of my favorite linesby Kara was That may not be the conventional way of doing things but there isn t much about our family that is traditional so we do things our way Love that I would recommend this book to people who enjoy romance humor happily ever afters and a touch of seriousness as it dealt with spousal abuse Four stars So on Sunday I received an email asking me to review a book I Innocent Sins (Harlequin Presents, get this reuest from time to time Some of the books I really try to read some I have to try and start again because Iet so lost in the plot I have no idea what is Only a Whisper going onMy favorite is romancesuspense or contemporary romance and certain paranormal romance I canet intoWhen I review books I do not like to Copper Lake Secrets give spoilers away much because that does not let the future readers to enjoy the experience I loved this book I read it all in one seating I think that is the term LOL This book had me laughing out loud and freaking out yelling at the characters because you knew they didn tet it yet what you the reader had already figured out So oodThis book ta. 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.
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Kes some hard topics and situations and deals with them in a real way that people today deal with relationships I am oing to break one of my rules and just mention no names but the little Plain Jane The Hotshot girl in this book I loved her so much You all are notetting anything else from meThis book had me with Family of Her Dreams goose bumps in aood way right until the very last word on the page This is a light read funny real and insightful This being this author s first book it was a very nice surprise The book itself read differently than most which was refreshing It does have some tough subjects but real life feel I really hope the author does a second book or on the series because I am now wondering about the other characters in the novel and how their stories unfold I recommend this book I enjoyed it I am looking forward to many books from Diane Duffy Thanks Tamara Fundybaygalgmailcom I found Take a Piece of My Heart by Diane Rose Duffy to be an almost true story of what happens to a young Blackmailed Into the Italians Bed girl like Kara who s too young to really understand the true meaning of love Kara against her parent s wishes decides to run off with auy her parents had forbidden her to see and Girls Night Out gets married to him which only could have happened because of her youthful innocence Before long she discovers the truth of what the adorable man she d married is truly like and the happy ever after she once thought she det is merely is now a nightmare no woman wants to be inNot only did the cad she married take a piece of her he took uite a lot from her I believe her husband had taken almost everything from her everything that is except for her will to survive and her determination to find solace somewhere far away from him This is a story any woman who s in an abusive relationship and has been able to escape from can relate to Once Kara leaves her husband she Bound To Ransom (Bound Series Book 2) gets on a roller coaster of emotions like any another woman who has lived through the same ordealWhile I usually find 50 chapters a bit excessive for a novel of this length however Ms Duffy skillful use this number of chapters to her first outing as an author makes it like a diary of Kara s existence with her husband from when they first met through her horrific life with him her escape to the journey in which she finds the happy ever after she has search so long forIt s too bad I can onlyive this book 5 STARS as it deserves Robin Leigh Morgan is the author of I Kissed a Ghost a MGYA Paranormal romance novel and a soon to be release book entitled Micro Fiction An Anthology A piece of my heart is Kara s story We meet her when she s very young and optimistically falls in love with Danny There are warning signs about Danny but Kara trusts her heart and Into the Wild (The McGraws, going against her parents wishes marries DannyThe result of her decision is painful Danny slowly turns out to be a very violent angry husband who is not only physically abusive but emotionally as well Reading the ins and outs of their relationship was hard It t 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 youenuinely 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 always your family of birth but the family you chose to surround yourself with that helps et you through. 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
Diane Rose Duffy is a California native who has a passion for books a whopping coffee addiction and a perpetual craving for chocolate After recently retiring from a lengthy accounting career in Silicon Valley Diane presently enjoys the peaceful serenity of daily life in the Sierra Nevada foothills of Northern California Diane Rose Duffy has completed three humorous romance novels and two funny