Friday, January 13, 2012

Book Review: Bittersweet by Sarah Ockler

Bittersweet
By Sarah Ockler
Release Date: January 3, 2012
Summary: Once upon a time, Hudson knew exactly what her future looked like. Then a betrayal changed her life, and knocked her dreams to the ground. Now she’s a girl who doesn’t believe in second chances… a girl who stays under the radar by baking cupcakes at her mom’s diner and obsessing over what might have been. 

So when things start looking up and she has another shot at her dreams, Hudson is equal parts hopeful and terrified. Of course, this is also the moment a cute, sweet guy walks into her life…and starts serving up some seriously mixed signals. She’s got a lot on her plate, and for a girl who’s been burned before, risking it all is easier said than done. 

It’s time for Hudson to ask herself what she really wants, and how much she’s willing to sacrifice to get it. Because in a place where opportunities are fleeting, she knows this chance may very well be her last….


Review: I remember reading Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler and loving it, so it's really no surprise that I loved this book even more! I was really excited to read a book about a girl who loves baking, but when I got into the book and realized it had to do with Hudson helping out the hockey team, I got even more excited. Sport romances are one of my favorite genres and this was definitely an awesome sport romance. To me, it was a combination of the movies Cutting Edge and Ice Princess and it rocked! 

My favorite part of this book was the hockey team and how Hudson helped them be more graceful in order to win more games. I mean, having to help out an entire team of hot hockey players? Yes please! And not only is Hudson dealing with a team full of guys, she has to deal with school, figure skating, baking, and helping out her mom at their diner. Life is anything but easy for her, so it's really nice to be able to read a realistic story that's not about someone's perfect life. 

Hudson's little brother Bug is adorable, but Josh is by far my favorite character because he's so sweet to not only Hudson but everyone in general. Some parts involving Josh and Hudson (and Will) made me mad, but that's because the characters were just acting stupid when it came to romance, not because it was unbelievable. I couldn't get enough of this book, especially the cover, so it was almost impossible to put it down! I would highly recommend this book to anyone looking for a bittersweet novel about romance and finally finding out who you really are. 



16 comments:

  1. o.O this looks great! Awesome review. This has been added to my TBR pile now.

    -Marybeth P.

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  2. Nice review, Jess, I loved this one too. Wish Dani could have been a little more supportive, though. Did you read Fixing Delilah? It's on my list, but looks pretty sad.

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  3. Thanks for the review! Wonderful job. :)

    Alexandra~
    http://www.wordsoftheworlds.blogspot.com

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  4. Great review, Jess :)
    I've seen this one everywhere at the moment, really looking forward to reading it!

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