Series: Red Hot Russians

Turning it On by Elizabeth Harmon

Posted July 14, 2015 by Kate in Blog Tour, Just Okay, Review / 2 Comments
Turning it On by Elizabeth Harmon

So my guilty pleasure the past few weeks (well not really guilty because I talk about it all the time and I am totally obsessed) is the new show UnReal, a really dark look at dating reality shows. Anyway, when I saw the premise of this book, I knew I was in. I mean I don’t actually watch reality dating shows, but I figured this would be kind of like an insiders look, so I was immediately interested. So the book starts off and you are introduced to Hannah, Jack, and Vlad. In some regards, I feel bad for Hannah, and in others I just don’t like her. I mean I really wanted to. She has everything going for her to make me like her, she’s not perfect, she’s a book editor, she is well spoken and educated, and in general is an all around nice person. But I don’t like her. She’s had a crush on this guy for like her whole life, and when Jack asked her out, and they end up getting engaged, she ends up giving up a lot for him. She can’t talk about her successes because it makes him feel bad, she doesn’t have her friends anymore because he doesn’t like them, and well she ends up going on a reality show that is probably going to cost her her job and her relationship because poor Jack wants to be in the limelight. And when she gets to the island for the show, she […]