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Contemporary
Deeper
By Mandy W
Apr 8, 2014 - 8:00:00 AM


Caroline broke up with Nate, if you asked her about it she would say that there were no hard feelings between them, they were friends. But a friend doesn’t post naked pictures of you all over the internet. When Caroline sees the comments people have made about the pictures she starts to define herself by them. She feels degraded and worthless, she feels like a slut. But she didn’t ask for any of this.

West is known as the local drug dealer, and Caroline knows he’s bad news.  But he’s the only one who defends her and Caroline can’t help but find herself drawn to him. There is this spark between them that fills the air with heat. But Caroline has no sense of self-worth and she’s hiding in her shell like a turtle. Can West help her regain her sense of self-worth? 

Have you ever finished reading a book and knew that nothing would ever compare again? That’s how reading DEEPER was for me. I found myself falling in love with the characters. I found West to be a very noble man, someone who is protective over those he cares about, which I respect. I thought Caroline was a really strong female character and I would love to be her friend if she were a real person.

The different points of view are done really well in this book. Robin York does a good job of giving Caroline and West different voices. In a lot of books that have two different points of view, the characters read like the same person, and this was a main concern of mine in the beginning of the story. I also really love the descriptions of the characters. The way they notice features about each other, and the fact that neither character is perfect. I think that this book is a perfect model for how character description should be written.

I’m glad to say that for being about such a serious topic, there are many parts of the story that are lighthearted. I found myself actually laughing out loud a lot. I was really sad to finish this book and actually put off reading the last chapter for several hours because I didn’t want it to end. I can’t wait for the sequel to come out, because I really need to know what happens next with Caroline and West.



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