Author: Z.L. Arkadie

Find Her, Keep Her by Z.L. Arkadie

Posted February 6, 2014 by Kate in Review, Skip It / 0 Comments
Find Her, Keep Her by Z.L. Arkadie

So I liked the kind of premise for this book, or rather there were a lot of little elements that I thought would be interesting in a story. First of the main character, Daisy, is a travel writer (and who doesn’t want to be a travel writer), who is reeling from a terrible betrayal/breakup between her now ex and would-be best friend. So what does she do, she leaves town. I liked the idea of kind of getting away and throwing yourself into work after a bad breakup. So Daisy gets to Martha’s Vineyard and basically almost immediately runs into this guy, Belmont. He invites her to a party. She blows him off. He happens to be at the grocery store she is at, they have a cute little connection, and the before you know it he’s like making out with her. At his birthday party, it honestly kind of seems like Belmont’s brother ruffies Daisy, but it is never really address, and just felt weird. After the party Belmont and Daisy becoming inseparable. Like having sex all the time, all over the place. It reaches the level of being completely unbelievable because it’s literally all they do. Have sex, two lines of dialogue, sex, move into the bathroom, more sex, drive for five minutes, sex, sleep, sex, it’s just like seriously? There is no real emotional connection between them and it’s just truly bizarre. And then the ex shows up with the ex-best friend (understandable and expected plot development), […]