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Sunday, July 26, 2015

Book Tour! Book reivew and giveaway - Discovering Delilah by Melissa Foster








HARBORSIDE NIGHTS is a sexy, hot, and evocatively real New Adult Romance series that follows a group of friends who have known one another for years as “summer” friends, and now come together after college to build their lives. They’re tough, edgy, and accepting—most of the time. This series is written in the loving, raw, and emotional voice readers have come to love by New York Times & USA Today bestselling, award-winning author Melissa Foster.

DISCOVERING DELILAH is an #LGBT New Adult Romance

After the death of her parents on the day of her college graduation, Delilah Armstrong thought she could finally follow her heart and come out to her closest friends, but the guilt of going against her parents’ beliefs haunts her. The feelings she has for her best friend, Ashley, are stronger than anything she’s felt before, but Delilah has never even kissed a girl, and fear stops her at every turn.

Ashley Carver promised herself that she would never again date another girl who wasn’t out, but that was before she met intoxicatingly sweet and sexy Delilah.

When another girl offers to teach Delilah the ropes, it changes Delilah’s whole world and gives her the courage to go after the only girl she really wants. But coming out isn’t as easy as Delilah imagined, and moving past her parents’ death and the feelings of guilt she is left with is even harder. The intense passion between Ashley and Delilah is too strong to deny, but coming together means risking everything.

.Discovering Delilah is an edgy, evocative, romantic story of friendship, family, and the courage to love.

**CONTENT WARNING: Due to mature content, recommended for readers aged 18+**


My Review:
 
This was another great book from Melissa Foster. The way she dealt with the topics at hand was perfection. Even though we live in what is supposed to be an accepting society, we all know it's not, and it was interesting to read a book from the point of view that I've never really fully thought about.
 
Watching Delilah grow into who she really was in this book was beautiful. Seeing her come to terms with who she is (and realizing there is NOTHING wrong with that) was truly magnificent. You could feel the pain of the struggle she was facing, due to the untimely death of her parents AND the disappointment they exhibited just prior to their death when she disclosed her sexuality to them.
 
The character development was amazing, as always, and you just want to go spend time with the people because Melissa makes them all feel like they'd just be amazing friends.
 
Another stellar page turner. Can't wait to see what's next!



“Melissa Foster does a great job addressing the (still) sensitive subject of same sex relationships and the stereotypes, prejudices and sometimes even consequences of being in one. But this book doesn’t only focus on that one topic. You will also see the beauty of friendship, the love of family and one’s metamorphosis from confusion and pain to self-discovery and acceptance.


No matter if you are heterosexual, homosexual or asexual, this is a must read for everybody!” 



— review from Goodreads by Marlene Engel







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About Melissa Foster






Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes contemporary romance, new adult, contemporary women’s fiction, suspense, and historical fiction with emotionally compelling characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page. Her books have been recommended by USA Today’s book blog, Hagerstown Magazine, The Patriot, and several other print venues. She is the founder of the World Literary CafĂ© and Fostering Success. When she’s not writing, Melissa helps authors navigate the publishing industry through her author training programs on Fostering Success. Melissa has been published in Calgary’s Child Magazine, the Huffington Post, and Women Business Owners magazine. 





Melissa hosts an Aspiring Authors contest for children and has painted and donated several murals to The Hospital for Sick Children in Washington, DC. Melissa lives in Maryland with her family. 





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I received this book to review through Beck Valley Books Book Tours, all the opinions above are 100% my own.



COMING SOON the full Harborside Nights series...





Catching Cassidy (Het)


Discovering Delilah (F/F)


Tempting Tristan (M/M)


Chasing Charley (Het)


Breaking Brandon (M/M)


 Embracing Evan (Het)


Reaching Rusty (Het)


Loving Livi (Het)






Characters from the Love in Bloom series will appear in the Harborside Nights books.





NOW FOR THE AUTHOR'S GIVEAWAY !!










Five lucky winners will each win the Game of Love ebook


(The Remingtons)


Ending on Friday 7th August at 11.59pm EST


Open Worldwide





Enter Below & Good Luck !!








2 comments:

  1. I've really enjoyed reading everyone's feedback about Discovering Deilah and your review isn't the exception. Thank you so much for taking the time to post your thoughts. I can't wait for you to read Tempting Tristan! XOXO

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