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Review: The Downside of Love (Blue Line Duet #2) by Meghan Quinn


The Downside of Love (Book #2)

Available July 5th



This isn’t a story about a love triangle. There is no triangle involved.

This isn’t a story about an accidental pregnancy. Although having a baby with her . . . I would.

This isn’t a story about lies and deception, even though at times I’ve lied to myself.

No, this is my story.

A story about sacrifice.

A story about a man who fell in love with the wrong girl.

A story I wish I never had to tell.

This is a story about the true meaning of the downside of love.


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I’ve re-written this review at least 10 times. My first few drafts were spoiler filled and raw emotion, so I decided that I will try to make this final version as vague & spoiler free as possible..

So this duet will be one of those books that you’re going to have a shit load of emotions coursing through you. It was the duet I didn’t know I needed no matter how much it tore me apart. PLEASE Keep an open mind and be prepared to beat your kindles/ toss the shit out of some paperback because it’s a doozy, but please GIVE IT A SHOT, TRUST ME!

I heard that this duet was a cliffhanger, I heard it would be a roller coaster. I wasn’t prepared for it to wreck me emotionally, and even through all of it, I feel like this duet was worth every piece of emotion you’re going to feel. Reading this brought so much life out of me that sometimes you lose as reader. Reading romance isn’t for the faint of heart. You have to be prepared to open yourself up mentally and emotionally and deal with these feelings as if the characters are real people you know and love. These 2 books made me remember what I both love and hate about my passion for reading. It won’t be an easy read, I can sure as hell tell you that. But in the end it will be worth it, even if you aren’t happy with the storyline, the emotions themselves and true to life thoughts, feelings of the character’s are what make this book worth it.

I gave this a 3.9 because I skimmed half of the second book. It was really hard for me to read through, though I still enjoyed it. Either way, Meghan’s intent wasn’t to break our hearts. She gave us a refreshing story that things don’t always happen the way we expect them too. As well as that there are so many different levels to love that we don’t understand until we experience them like these characters did. Overall I would highly recommend reading this duet, the stories purpose is wonderful but not for the faint of heart.

Rating: 3.9 Stars

*ARC provided in exchange for an honest review*

3.9 starfish


About the Author

Born in New York and raised in Southern California, Meghan has grown into a sassy, peanut butter eating, blonde haired swearing, animal hoarding lady. She is known to bust out and dance if “It’s Raining Men” starts beating through the air and heaven forbid you get a margarita in her, protect your legs because they may be humped.

Once she started commuting for an hour and twenty minutes every day to work for three years, she began to have conversations play in her head, real life, deep male voices and dainty lady coos kind of conversations. Perturbed and confused, she decided to either see a therapist about the hot and steamy voices running through her head or start writing them down. She decided to go with the cheaper option and started writing… enter her first novel, Caught Looking.

Now you can find the spicy, most definitely on the border of lunacy, kind of crazy lady residing in Colorado with the love of her life and her five, furry four legged children, hiking a trail or hiding behind shelves at grocery stores, wondering what kind of lube the nervous stranger will bring home to his wife. Oh and she loves a good boob squeeze!

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