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ARC Review: Reflected in You by Sylvia Day
Reflected in You
Book Info

Released: October 23, 2012
Genre: Erotic Romance
Series: Crossfire # 2
Pages: 338
 

 

Sylvia Day has done it again.  She can seriously write a sensual and sexy story.  She can also write with a lot of emotion and show us a damaged side to her characters that you can easily connect with.

REFLECTED IN YOU picks up pretty much where BARED TO YOU left off.  Gideon and Eva are dating and have been going at it like monkeys, staying mostly at his place after the mess with Cary.This is a difficult review to write because there were many things that I liked about the book and some that I wish I would’ve liked better.

Gideon is hot and dominant and sexy as all hell.  This book will make you fall in love with him all over again, in spite the fact that sometimes I felt like clubbing him over the head.  He’s comfortable in a suit and boardroom as well as jeans and t-shirt at a concert.  He’s willing to fight for the woman he loves and to keep her by his side.  Although, I have to say that if it had been me throughout the book that he would talk to like he did…I might be in jail for assault charges.  But once things are revealed at the end, all was forgiven.

How Eva stood up for him.  My heart broke completely for Gideon when he finally opened up to Eva about his past.  And I just loved that she went on that little rampage and put everyone in their place who had ever messed with Gideon’s life.

The sex.  Yes, I said it.  The sex.  Because wow, just O.O WOW! LOL  At the concert, in the bathroom, in the limo.  Gideon is a God and he knows what he’s doing.  I’m so jealous of Eva.

Eva grew a pair of balls towards the end of the book, which I thought was fantastic and made me jump up and down because I was totally on her side and rooting for that to happen.  I had been complaining throughout the book that I wanted her to take more charge and see some growth, and I finally did get that.

The storyline in this book was excellent.  There were enough normal conflicts between Eva and Gideon while also having a small mystery element  after Cary gets attacked.  I actually didn’t expect that to go down like that.

I feel that a measure of healing started happening in this book for both.  And although it seems sometimes things have to get worst before they get better, I can’t wait to see where Ms. Day will take us in the last installment of this trilogy.  Anxiously awaiting.

Favorite Quotes:

“I found myself pinned to the hallway wall by six feet, two inches or hard, hot male.”

“It was a look that screamed SEX. Hard, deep, endless, mind-blowing sex.”

“You’re the greatest risk I’ve ever taken.” He pressed his lips gently to mine. “And the greatest reward.”

“Gimme that coffee. I want to be caffeinated when I kick your ass.”

“You know…I love you madly.”

“People get over love. They can live without it, they can move on. Love can be lost and found again. But that won’t happen for me. I won’t survive you, Eva.”

*ARC provided by Netgalley

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About Sylvia Day

Sylvia is the #1 New York Times, #1 USA Today & #1 international bestselling author of over twenty award-winning novels translated into 41 languages. With tens of millions of copies of her books in print, she is a #1 bestseller in 28 countries.

For the last three years, Sylvia’s novels took spots among the top ten bestselling books on global year-end sales round ups, making her one of the most widely read authors in the world today. She has been nominated for the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Author and her work has been honored as Amazon’s Best of the Year in Romance. Sylvia served as the 22nd President of Romance Writers of America.

 

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