Captivated: Adam & Ella Book 1

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Name: Captivated

Author: Emily Jane Trent

Published: January 20, 2014 by Camden Lee Press, LLC

Purchased: June 12, 2015, free on Kindle.

☆/5

I didn’t know how to start off this review, I didn’t even know how I was going to fill up my journal page. I might repeat myself a couple of times because I refused to let my page be half way blank.

Speaking of repetition, for six chapters, and I suspect beyond that, it was a monotone, choppy repeat of the same lines. I mean my favorite author Christine Feehan is getting repetitive but she at least gets the plot going within the first couple of chapters.

It was just on and on about how couldn’t stop thinking about him and how he should stay away but he can’t. I just had to put the book down.

Also, the dialogue didn’t even convey that she and her best friend were best friends. It felt like awkward small talk.

She’s also supposed to be an aspiring author who is struggling to write a fiction romance novel but she only writes in her diary and tells the readers things we already know.

This really could have been shorter, the author could have done without all of the repeats with only itty bitty tidbits of what the plot is. So she’s obsessed and he’s supposed to stay away, we get it. Move on with it and get to the plot.

If you read or have read the book and you like it, talk to me about it and I’ll see about reading it again.

Thank you for reading my review.

-Sam

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