Official Review: Second time for love by Bruce Cooke

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Re: Official Review: Second time for love by Bruce Cooke

Post by esp1975 » 13 Aug 2019, 18:25

This definitely seems like it should have been categorized as a romance novel. I do love that the author is writing a romance novel about mature adults, though.

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Post by Stephanie Elizabeth » 13 Aug 2019, 18:55

esp1975 wrote:
13 Aug 2019, 18:25
This definitely seems like it should have been categorized as a romance novel. I do love that the author is writing a romance novel about mature adults, though.
I agree! Thanks for your comment!

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Post by kandscreeley » 13 Aug 2019, 19:45

I'm definitely confused as to why this is listed as young adult. With the graphic content, it isn't suitable. It's got a nice premise, but it's not what I'm interested in. Thanks, though.
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Post by Stephanie Elizabeth » 13 Aug 2019, 20:29

kandscreeley wrote:
13 Aug 2019, 19:45
I'm definitely confused as to why this is listed as young adult. With the graphic content, it isn't suitable. It's got a nice premise, but it's not what I'm interested in. Thanks, though.
Yes--it's very confusing as there is nothing YA about it. Thank you!

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Post by Prisallen » 14 Aug 2019, 08:24

I find it difficult to believe that most fathers and daughters have the kind of relationship that they can talk to each other that way. That said, the rest of the book sounds intriguing and I believe it is something I would enjoy. Great review, as always!

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Post by Stephanie Elizabeth » 14 Aug 2019, 11:35

Prisallen wrote:
14 Aug 2019, 08:24
I find it difficult to believe that most fathers and daughters have the kind of relationship that they can talk to each other that way. That said, the rest of the book sounds intriguing and I believe it is something I would enjoy. Great review, as always!
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Post by Nivi Gideon » 14 Aug 2019, 13:50

This review was very informative and concise! Thank you

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Post by Stephanie Elizabeth » 14 Aug 2019, 18:10

Nivi Gideon wrote:
14 Aug 2019, 13:50
This review was very informative and concise! Thank you
Thànks for your comment!

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Post by Tamilore Sonaike » 14 Aug 2019, 21:53

Who doesn't love a good romance? I am eager to read this book based on the review. I love really emotional and good romances. It sounds like a good read.

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Post by Stephanie Elizabeth » 15 Aug 2019, 06:03

Tamilore Sonaike wrote:
14 Aug 2019, 21:53
Who doesn't love a good romance? I am eager to read this book based on the review. I love really emotional and good romances. It sounds like a good read.
Thanks for your thoughtful comment!

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Post by inaramid » 16 Aug 2019, 08:26

I agree - this doesn't sound like young adult fiction. And I'm with you on the banter. I would find it off-putting too.

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Post by Stephanie Elizabeth » 16 Aug 2019, 13:13

inaramid wrote:
16 Aug 2019, 08:26
I agree - this doesn't sound like young adult fiction. And I'm with you on the banter. I would find it off-putting too.
Thanks for your comment!

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Post by unamilagra » 21 Aug 2019, 22:17

While I don't think this book is for me personally, the idea of an older couple finding love again is sweet. Too bad about the crude dialogue. Great review!

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Post by Wyland » 22 Aug 2019, 06:34

This is a good book for giving lessons about love. It's sad that Joanne's husband used to mistreat her on top of being unfaithful to her. Thanks for the enjoyable review.

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Post by Jade1692 » 22 Aug 2019, 09:52

Really enjoyed reading your review, thanks! I also think that it is odd that this is in a Young Adult genre...maybe the author wanted to have a novel that brought up consent and second chances at love and was able to deliver it to younger audiences? Still begs the question why both characters are older then.

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