Author: Sugar Jamison

Thrown for a Curve by Sugar Jamison

Posted July 6, 2014 by Kate in Just Okay, Review / 0 Comments
Thrown for a Curve by Sugar Jamison

I have really mixed feelings about this book. There were parts that I really liked and then there were parts that I just thought were okay-ish. I didn’t completely fall head over heads in love with the book, but it was still an enjoyable read, and truth be told it was not exactly what I was expecting. So at the beginning I was a little annoyed, I know that Cherri is a big girl, she’s super tall and not pencil sized, which made me happy (I don’t know about you but I like my romance characters to be realistic, I want to think of them as people I could run into at the grocery store, not the unobtainable supermodel on the magazine covers). But for me, it felt overly talked about in the beginning. It seems like two pages couldn’t go by where there was reference to Cherri’s size, and there is just so much more to her character than her size that I felt like it did  a disservice to her. Yes, I know that she’s insecure, understandable, most girls are about one thing or another, but it just felt like too much of the storyline in the beginning was about her size. That being said, Cherri is a tough girl, and I liked her at moments and wanted to shake her at others. She’s devoted to her grandmother, taking care of her as she’s getting dementia and at times becoming combative with her. Even though it’s hard on […]