Hometown Girls Book Review

hometown-girl-206x300Title: Hometown Girl

Author: Tressa Messenger

Genre: Young Adult

Publisher: Crushing Hearts and Black Butterfly Publishing

Format: E Book

Pages: 122 

Release Date: March 29, 2015

Buy Link: Amazon


Marissa Lou was on top of the world once her senior year of high school started. She had everything she could ever want; popularity, three incredible best friends and the best boyfriend. On her first day of school, when everything seemed so right, she could never have foreseen how things could go so wrong.

When Marissa Lou noticed her best friend, Katie, and her boyfriend, Daniel, developing feelings for one another, she selflessly put her love for her best friend above the love she felt for the one boy she had ever loved, allowing them to be together. She didn’t know the consequences that would soon ensue.
It didn’t take long for Katie and Daniel’s feeling to grow even deeper, leaving Marissa Lou to self-destruct with the help of bad boy Randy Ferris.

In order to sooth her broken heart, Marissa Lou began down the wrong road and at any second she could implode in a whirl wind of pain. Will she pick herself up and get back on track before it’s too late?

My Review:

Senior year is supposed to be all about friends and celebrating the end high school and your childhood. It’s supposed to be the best year ever. That is not really the case for this set of teens.

Have you ever done something that at the time you think is the right thing but in the end realize it’s slowly killing you? That is what Marissa Lou is dealing with. At the time she thought she was being selfless and doing the right thing by giving Daniel and Katie her blessing to date.

Everyone knew it would be hard for Marissa Lou to see Daniel and Katie together. No one could possibly imagine exactly how hard and the turmoil she was going through.

My heart went out to Marissa Lou. I know what it’s like to do something you think is right at the time and then later regret it.

True friends should stick together no matter what. That is exactly what this group of friends do.

I don’t agree with the way Marissa Lou decided to deal with things though. I don’t want to give away the plot but that is NEVER the answer to anything.

This is one of those books that I couldn’t put down and I read it in a day. I highly recommend this book. It’s book 1 in the Hometown Girls Series. I can’t wait to read book 2.


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