Thursday, August 11, 2016

Tour Stop + Review + Excerpt: A Moment of Truth (A Matter of Trust #2) by Q.T. Ruby

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She's out of her rut, out of her sweatpants, and out on the town.
Claire Parelli has been liberated!
Back to living it up in the Big Apple with her best friends, Claire embarks upon her dream career during the day, and steams up her nights with Daniel Chase, a.k.a. Mr. Beautiful, Hollywood's hottest leading man. Life is simply perfect.
But for how long?
Claire knows all too well that fairy tales just don't exist, even if she does have Fairy Slutmothers on her side. Real-life comes with real problems that don't simply vanish with a quick flick of the wand. So this time around Claire discovers that it isn't just a matter of trust—it'll be a moment of truth.

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Before we leave for my parents’ house in Dan’s rental car, a tumbleweed rolls by . . . actually, no, but I wouldn’t be surprised if one did. Seems rather fitting. Instead, Dan insists we stop at a flower stand a few blocks from my apartment. I can only hope my mother appreciates his thoughtfulness.
An hour or so later, Dan and I pull up to my parents’ lovely home—a large, white colonial style house, on a quiet street in a quiet New England town. For many, this would be a dream home, and it was that for me as a child . . . until I realized I was attached by strings—long, intrusive strings that have been painful to cut.
“Everyone’s already here,” I say, groaning on the inside at the sight of my brothers’ cars as we get out of the car.
Dan grabs my hand and kisses it. “Deep breath.” He breathes with me. “It’s going to be fine.”
I grimace. “Hope so.” We walk to the door. I’m holding the birthday gift for my niece, and Dan’s got the stunning bouquet of pink and purple flowers he bought. I’m just about to turn the knob when the door swings open.
“Hi, Claire! Happy birthday!” Lindsay says, looking right past me at Dan. Lindsay, my tall, dark-haired, brown-eyed, sister-in-law holds her hand out to Dan. Her eyes widen measurably. “Oh my God, you’re Daniel Chase.” She pauses and blinks. “Um, I’m Lindsay, Claire’s sister-in-law. Your mom said ‘Dan’ was coming, but did not clarify that with ‘Daniel Chase.’ Oh Jesus.”

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It's an interesting read. Although the beginning wasn't so good but as soon as the story picked up it was really good. May be the reason why it took me a while to connect with the characters was because I haven't read book one. In any case, I'm glad that I got to read this one.
It's a story about a teacher falling in love with an actor and then changing her life. But it isn't because of him. It's what she had wanted all along. She simply wasn't brave enough to follow her dreams. Now she is willing to do just that.

Claire is beautiful, smart, and talented. And right now she is living a fairy tale. Dan is a perfect man. He is charming, loving, caring, and swoon-worthy hot. Together they are too good to be true. Trying a long distance relationship, they're both taking a risk but in the end it is all worth it. At least they will have to trust in their love or it won't survive....

It's a well written book although there were some parts which seemed forced. Especially the interaction between Claire and her friends, at times they were trying too hard to be funny. Other than that I enjoyed reading it. It's a cute, romantic tale of two opposite people with perfect chemistry. I'm sure all romance lovers will enjoy reading it.

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Ruby's thoughts are everywhere. To harness the madness, she gave her loudest characters a playground to frolic in. Q.T. Ruby invites you to come play too!
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