Author: Kevin Emerson

Average Rating: 2.5


Mini-Review: Exile by Kevin Emerson

Posted 11 September, 2014 by Gabbie in Review / 0 Comments
Mini-Review: Exile by Kevin Emerson

I picked up this novel because I love the idea of a musician’s romance. It just a thing of mine. Exile, for me, was too fast paced of a novel. The romance, the plot–everything was just too fast and that messed with the fluidity of the novel. It felt like everything was rushed and cut off. Summer was a shallow character. Everything with her was on the surface. We got no back-story on her, just that she’s obsessed with managing bands. That was literally all she really thought about. Caleb, on the other hand, tried to be a little more dynamic of a character, but still his story just wasn’t developed enough to get a full sense of his character. Their relationship with an okay one. As I mentioned, Summer was obsessed with managing the band and she was having trouble finding the line between band manager and girlfriend. This definitely put strain on their relationship, especially with Caleb’s secret and all. It seemed that Emerson wanted to throw a wrench in the story and he definitely did. It was a plot twist that was totally unexpected but it really didn’t do much to save the novel, plot wise. Again, everything in it was just moving too fast for it to help. And the ending. Gosh darnit the ending. To me, there wasn’t one–it was just an abrupt cut off […]