Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Blue by Lisa Glass

Blurb:

Surfing is sixteen-year-old Iris's world, and when the ultra-talented Zeke walks into her life, it soon becomes her passion.

Over one amazing summer, as she is drawn into his sphere, she experiences love, new friendships, but also loss, with an intensity she never dreamed of.

But is Zeke all he seems? What hides beneath his glamorous and mysterious past? When Iris decides to try for her own surfing success, just as her ex-boyfriend comes back into her life, she will test her talent, and her feelings for Zeke, to the limit...



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Thank you to Lauren at Quercus for sending me a copy to review.

My Thoughts:
If you are going to judge a book by it's cover, 'Blue' is a a great one to start with.
For this gorgeous cover promises a holiday read that will brighten your day and leave you basking in the sunshine.

Thankfully everything the cover promises the story delivers, for Lisa Glass has written a story that is pure escapism.

The story follows sixteen year old Iris who loves surfing.
Whilst participating in a yoga class, Iris meets talented Zeke, someone who sees her promise on the waves.
With the highs and lows of the tide, the duo experience a summer like never before.

The story keeps a great pace whilst sharing in the blossoming romance of Iris and Zeke,
But it's not all romance as the story throws several twists out for the reader.

I absolutely loved Iris and Zeke, they are wonderful together and I instantly opened my heart to them.
Daniel on the other hand, I really disliked!

Whilst I found this book heart warming, it did deal with some hard issues and I think Lisa Glass should be praised for the way in which she deals with such issues.

This is a wonderful read that falls within the YA genre, but honestly if you love beach reads that will have you mentally riding the waves, this is the book for you!

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