Wednesday, June 7, 2017

REVIEW & GIVEAWAY: THE PARTY by Robyn Harding

Hannah Sanders is turning sixteen. A good child, studious and generally obedient, her parents Kim and Jeff present her with her birthday gift, order pizza, and then leave her and her girlfriends to their own devices in the basement while they go to sleep on the eve of her sixteenth birthday. When Hannah wakes them up, crying and with blood all over her hands, they have no idea what is about to transpire, and that their carefully ordered lives are about to be turned upside down.

As the next months unfold and Hannah and her parents deal with the aftermath of what has happened, their dark secrets are revealed to the world and the people around them discover that not all is as it appears in the Sanders home.

This was a compelling read, and one that I had a hard time putting down! First of all, this is one of the best written books that I have read in a long time. Robyn Harding truly has a way with words. The dialogue, the transitions between scenes; all were flawless. This book was so well-written that it made me want to go back and read all of her previous releases.

The themes within these pages- ones of culpability, responsibility, popularity, and bullying, were all very appropriate and fresh themes to examine. I especially appreciated how Harding took a rich family and delved in to their true lives behind the big house and fancy car, revealing that not all is as it seems. This seems representative of what could truly happen behind the closed doors of the mansions that we may drive by every day.

Overall, THE PARTY is a must-read for any fans of reading domestic drama. I couldn't put this down, and was surprised yet pleased with the ending. It left me with a lot to think about.

My thanks to Simon and Schuster Canada for inviting me on this book tour. Check out the widget below for a chance to win your own copy!


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25 comments:

  1. It sounds really interesting. Thanks for the chance!

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    1. Definitely read it. I was hooked in a way that I haven't been hooked in the last while!

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  2. It sounds great and I would love to acquire a new writer to read that writes really well.

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    1. I really did love how she wrote. It was mesmerizing!

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  3. I've had my eye on this one ever since I read a prepublication review. I think it's terrific you are offering a giveaway.

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  4. This looks great, thanks for the chance to win it!

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  5. This looks like a really interesting book with a plot that hasn't been overdone. Thanks for the opportunity to win a copy.

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    1. I love how the plot was fresh. All too often I end up reading the same version of the same books over and over!

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  6. This story seems so interesting. Plus my friend read an advanced copy and loved it!!

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  7. The Cover is what caught my eye at first and then reading what the book is about has me intrigued. I've never read anything by Robyn Harding. Thanks for the chance !

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  8. I'm not on twitter so cannot enter but anyway this sounds like a fabulous read.

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    1. Definitely read this one, Mystica, I think you'll enjoy it!

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  9. I would like to read this book because I am really intrigued about what would have happened at that party.

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    1. I was too! And the opening pages grab you!

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  10. I have not read Robyn Harding before. This looks like a good read! I look forward to this one.
    Thank You for this chance~

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  11. I really love books like this, and this is a new author for me too. I love your blog and thank you for this exciting opportunity. I pray I can win this one. I've never won a raffle- copter giveaway. Hopefully this time I will. Thanks again!

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  12. Thanks for sharing this opportunity. I think Robyn Harding is going to do well this title, as it draws you in to her written world.

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  13. That sounds like a fantastic book!

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  14. I always enjoy a well written book. Some have a good story but are hard to read.
    Ann

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