Look Twice (Blaze of Glory #2) ~ Book Review ~

 

 

 

 

 

Title: Look Twice (Blaze of Glory Book #2)

Author: M. Garzon

Release: 12 Nov 2012

Link to my review of Blaze of Glory (Book 1)

 

From the Author:

Blood is thicker than water.
I didn’t understand that expression when I was a kid. I only knew that I was closer to my brother Seth than to anyone else in the world. He was the calm to my storm, the light to my dark. We were tied to the rest of our complicated family by bonds beyond blood—love, loyalty, convenience—but as it turns out, the pull of blood is strong. Maybe even strong enough to tear me away from the person with whom I shared my very first breath.

I have been eagerly awaiting the release of this book. I absolutely fell in love with Blaze of Glory by M. Garzon the first time I read it, so of course I jumped at the change to review Look Twice, the latest installment in Tea’s story.  Read on for my review of Look Twice:

Please note that this review may contain some spoilers for Blaze of Glory (if you haven’t read it yet, what are you waiting for?).

Look Twice  by M. Garzon starts right where Blaze of Glory leaves off.  Jaden and Tea must deal with the aftermath of their inadvertent outing of their relationship to their disapproving family.  Look Twice, however, focuses less on the relationship between Jaden and Tea and more on the family dynamics and consequences surrounding not only the relationship but also growing into a mature adult.  Tea is now 18, legal, and in love for the first time.  She must deal with not only the disapproval of her family, but also outside forces that want put a strain on herself, her relationship, and her family ties.  We get to watch Tea mature both in her relationship with Jaden as well as those with her brother and step-father.  We get to watch as she learns the power of jealousy, loyalty, duty, family, and love.

No Sophomore slump for Ms. Garzon.  Look Twice is a sweet story that is mostly free of the controversy and angst that Blaze had, but it does have it’s own heart wrenching moments.  It progresses the universe well and leaves the reader wanting more.  I am once again eagerly awaiting the next offering from Garzon.  She is currently hard at work on Renaissance Man – Book 3 in the Blaze of Glory series.  I, for one, can not wait.

Buy Book 1 – Blaze of Glory at Amazon now!  Look Twice is Available for Kindle!

Find out more on M. Garzon’s website and Facebook page.

I would like to thank M. Garzon for providing me an ARC of Look Twice in exchange for my honest review.

Farewell Giveaway
I have a number of paperbacks, most of which are signed, to giveaway. Over the between now (11 Mar 2017) and 31 Mar 2017, every comment on the blog (this post and all other new posts), will be entered to win 1 of these paperbacks. There are also some misc swag items, so there will be a few packs of these to give away as well.

Thank you so much for your support over the last 4 years. Prism will be closing its doors on 1 April 2017. All content will remain available, but no new content will appear after 31 Mar 2017. As such all request forms have been turned off. Again Thank you,

Brandilyn
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About BrandilynRC

Brandilyn is a middle-aged (When the hell did that happen?) stay-at-home mom to 3 beautiful children (of course she is biased). She started reading M/M Romance and Gay fiction in early 2012 and was quickly hooked. In her first 18 months as a M/M Romance fan, she read over 900 titles in the genre (not counting re-reads), ranging from shorts to epic novels. She reads across all tropes within the Gay Fiction genre…. except Regency, she has never found a love for Regency. A native Texan she finds Texas to the be almost perfect… except for one thing, their treatment of the GLBTQ community. This blog is her brain child and she is happy to welcome some fellow GLBTQ supporters to review here and help promote equality (oh and of course fangirl/fanboy over their favorite authors and works).

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