Falsies

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This book was a rollercoaster ride filled with emotion. Ollie is such an intense character and throughout the entire book, I just wanted her to find happiness. It has love, lust and shows the struggles of mental illness. This book is a must read. Thank you NetGalley & the publisher for sending me a copy to review!
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As much as I wanted to love this book, I didn't. Started out good but by midway I was bored. I finished it but, not my type of story. Gave it three stars for the potential it had to be amazing. Just fell flat.
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I really enjoyed the story line itself, but a lot of times, I found myself confused and having to go back and read a few paragraphs again. I loved Ollies character and her story. I also loved the use so ASL between her and Aaron. I didn't like how things ended with Aaron or Sadie. I they they should of had some kind of closure ? After what happened it just seemed unfinished. And creepy Alan 🙈 The book has a lot of side stories with the characters that definitely could turn into more or other books possibly. The characters have a lot going on. Brooks- absolutely love. Perfect book boyfriend. ;) and you could definitely tell he loved Ollie. And ollie loved him! Overall, the book has...

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3.5 stars. To be honest, I had high hopes for this title after reading the blurb and the good reviews/ratings on Goodreads, plus I can't resist a book with damaged heroines so this seemed like a promising read! Unfortunately, while it was an okay-I-sort-of-enjoyed-it kind of read, it did not live up to my expectations. In fact, the starting was relatively slow and I almost DNF-ed it, but I'm glad that the story picked up after the first few chapters, although the ending fell a little short too. I like the writing and the idea of the story but I was having a tough time relating to Ollie. It pains me to see how she hangs around toxic people who takes her for granted and also for...

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Falsies is hard to describe. It's not your typical New Adult or Women's Fiction nov. It's a mix of both. The book had a really great premise. The storyline was really good, so much drama. I love drama, but I don't love an insta-love type drama. The insta-love wasn't in your face, but it was implied right when the characters met. So that was a downer for me. I feel like I needed more background for the characters, I didn't feel any real connection to them, and I think if there was more background than I would have. Overall, it was a good read. I'd recommend it.
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3.25 Stars! I was intrigued by the blurb and was excited to read this book by a new author. Falsies is was an enjoyable enough read. It was a bit slow in some parts, but thankfully picked up at about 30-35% in the novel. And because I choose to keep my reviews fairly spoiler-free, I won't go into explicit detail about things related to the plot. But, our main character, Ollie, is a complex and damaged individual. She's an art major and interning at a well-known tattoo shop. Ollie is still very much mourning the passing of her father and is in a great deal of pain, and is just trying to get by. Brooks is Ollie's best friend's neighbor, and she is quickly intrigued by the...

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I wasn't sure what to really expect going into Falsies. But I was pleasantly surprised. Ollie and Brooks (William) seemed to just gel. With him she was a completely different person then she was with her friends (Aaron and Sadie). Of course Brooks pushed and saw past all the fake and broken Ollie. Her friends well they seemed to more thrive off her almost pushing her to stay broken. I think we all are a little broken and put a false façade hoping someone will look past and see through. I love that Brooks never gave up on Ollie even when she gave up or started to give up on herself. Falsies was well written and had me glued to the pages. I can't wait to see where Olive East goes next.
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Falsies. A title that passed on to Netgalley and I really wondered was by the flap text and the cover. I decided to request him and was happy when I got him. Because I do not know Olive East, I had no expectations. Well, okay, after peeking at Goodreads, I expected quite a bit. There Falsies received only high ratings. Frankly, I do not really get the high ratings. I did not like the book. Or just say, not at all. And I think it's all about the writing style of Olive East. In the beginning, I had a lot of trouble to get in and I hoped it would be better that I eventually came in, but it just did not happen. The writing style felt particularly flat and did not read well. It should...

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If I had to describe this book in one word it would be hot mess Not because the writing was bad, just the main characters and their relationships and the plot line...hot mess. Olive is struggling after the death of her father, who committed suicide. Olive believes that she's broken beyond 'fixing', and I feel like that image is only backed up by her unhealthy relationships with both her 'best friend', Sadie, and her ex boyfriend Arron, who is engaged to Sadie. They both put Olive down a lot, in both obvious and more discreet ways, but they know that Olive will come back after a few days. I hated Sadie and Arron with a passion. Olive is not the kind of MC everyone will love; she has a...

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Wow, do I begin with this one. I really enjoyed this, it hooked me from the start and just adored the main character Ollie and her story, especially when Brooks came in the picture. Anyway, we meet Ollie not long after a devastating loss of father, it hit her hard and everyone around is afraid that she might take her life just the same. Her best friends walk around on egg shells and treat her like she is fragile. I won’t give away to much more other than, it has brings all kinds of feels with it. Ollie believes she is broken, and no one will want her the way she is. The thing is, she really isn’t broken, and I found her to be a pretty strong woman. She just has to learn to believe that...

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One word to describe this book: wowza! I flew through this book and I loved every word. The slow-building romance in the beginning leading into a full-fledged love story later on makes this book solid gold. The characters and their backgrounds enable the reader to fully relate to this story on many levels, and provides a great emotional undertone throughout the novel. Not only that, this book will make hopeless romantics swoon with how unique this love story is. The novel doesn't rely on stereotypical aspects of what the definition of love is, and instead introduces more realistic elements of what it really means to be in love. Many different emotions can be felt while reading this novel...

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I love this author. The writing was so good. I am sad to say the ended so good. I need more from this author
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I did not get a chance for finish this novel. Based on the description, I was very intrigued but upon reading the story my expectations just fell kind of flat. I wish that the story had more to it. This was not one of my favorites and I hate to mark it on my DNF shelf. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to read and review.
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