5.13.2020 | Wednesday

Thinking it Over

category: Book Reviews

Thinking it Overtitle: Thinking It Over
author: Becca Seymour
series: True Blue #4
published: 13 June 2020
publisher: Rainbow Tree Publishing
genre(s): lgbtqia+, romance
pages: 236
source: client
format: manuscript
buy/shelve it: Amazon | B&N | BookBub | Goodreads

rating: five-stars | series rating: five-stars

the blurb

When a young teacher connects with the principal of his school, work and ex issues, the possibility of happiness, and a chocolate Labrador called Penny means they have a lot to think over.
Newly appointed teacher, Jasper Taylor, can't believe his luck. After a year, he's found a job with the possibility of a permanent contract, which finally allows him to put his teaching degree to good use. After meeting the silver-haired principal of the school, Jasper discovers his new position offers an additional temptation. He knows he should retreat, but who said avoiding attraction was easy, especially when the man he's crushing on seems too good to be true?
Well-respected and focused on his career, Austin Harrison is at the top of his game. He's turned a struggling school around, has finally put up boundaries with his demanding ex, and may just have secured full custody of his chocolate Lab, Penny. The appointment of the new English teacher, Jasper, threatens to unsettle the stability he's been working towards. Austin's attraction is immediate, heady, and oh so complicated. But does complicated mean he has to walk away?
Join Jasper and Austin in Becca Seymour’s low-angst, feel-good LGBTQ series, True-Blue Book 4. In the small town of Kirkby, there are busybodies, dogs who cause chaos, families who have the “best” of timing, and where good men have the opportunity to find their perfect match.

my review

What a great read! This novel is romance at its best, but there is so much more to it. With it, too, is a fantastic mystery storyline. And that made the romance so much more interesting, the kind of romance that I adore.

The story of Austin and Jasper is a beautiful one. What I loved most about it was the fact that the obstacles were external, rather than between them. And the issues they face are relatable, which allows the reader to love them even more. The entire cast of characters is wonderful, even the ones you just have to hate! Loved it!

my recommendation

If you love romance with some meat to the story, Thinking It Over is a great read!

About Becca Seymour

Becca Seymour lives and breathes all things book related. Usually with at least three books being read and two WiPs being written at the same time, life is merrily hectic. She tends to do nothing by halves so happily seeks the craziness and busyness life offers.

Living on her small property in Queensland with her human family as well as her animal family of cows, chooks, and dogs, Becca appreciates the beauty of the world around her and is a believer that love truly is love.

Rating Report
Overall: five-stars

reading challenges:

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