A STARLET REVIEW: FINDING FOCUS BY JIFFY KATE

Title: Finding Focus
Author: Jiffy Kate
Release Date: Nov 30, 2015

A STARLET REVIEW: FINDING FOCUS BY JIFFY KATE

Synopsis:

Sheridan “Dani” Reed is a recently unemployed photojournalist living in New York City. Her boyfriend is vacationing without her, and her best friend has abandoned her for a job in the south.
Is a quarter-life crisis a thing?
After accepting a freelance job in Louisiana for Southern Style magazine, she feels the bleakness of her life back in New York fading in the rearview mirror. Getting back to her southern roots seems to be just what she needs to lift her spirits and spark her creativity. During her stay, she meets playboy Micah Landry and his colorful family. She knows she should avoid him and keep things professional, but his southern charms are hard to resist.
Through the lens of her camera, she finds the beauty and soul of the Landry Plantation, but it’s her beauty and soul that capture Micah’s attention.
When an unexpected phone call takes her back to New York, she’s forced to face the life she was trying to escape head on.
Will her trip and the Landrys only become fond memories, or will Dani find her way back to them and her beloved south?
In their debut novel, Jiffy Kate bring you a story of love, adventure, and finding a place to call home.
Finding Focus
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When a picture of the pond pops up on the screen, my breath hitches in my chest. With the moon beaming down and reflecting off the glass-like water, it’s more than beautiful. It’s tranquil, peaceful, but most of all, it reminds me of her. I can almost see us there, our feet hanging off the side, our shoulders grazing every once in a while. She looked so gorgeous in the moonlight. I wish I had a picture of that, but this is a close second.
“That looks like something straight out of a magazine,” I whisper before I realize what I’m saying.
“Hopefully, it will be.” She laughs.
“How much for a print of that?” I ask.
“Really? You’d want—”
“Yes,” I cut her off, “I’d love to have one of your pictures.”
“Well, it’s yours. I’ll order the prints once I’m back in New York and have them sent directly to you.”
“Let me pay.”
“No, it’s my pleasure. Really.”
“Give me your phone,” I instruct, and she willingly hands it over. I put my phone number in as a new contact and shoot myself a text before handing it back. “I have your number now, so I’ll text you my address.”
“Okay,” she says, smiling.
“Okay.” For the hundredth time today, I find myself staring at her lips for longer than necessary, wanting to bend down and kiss the shit out of her. She swallows hard and I abruptly break my gaze. Turning around, I leave in search of something to do before I get myself in trouble.

My Review

When I read my very first Indie book about 3 years ago, I absolutely fell in love with it. I’ve always been a reader and this opened up a whole new world for the reading world. I’m a contemporary romance junkie and I admit a cover snob. When I saw this cover, I knew I needed this book in my hands ASAP. After a friend (thanks, Heather!) contacted me saying “I’d really like you to try this book out,” I was SO excited.

Let’s talk about Dani.. I absolutely loved her. Sometimes I wanted to shake her but I understood where she was coming from. The relationship she and Piper share I absolutely adored. In fact, I want a book for Piper..Like yesterday ;)
3 words for ya:
MICAH LANDRY.
S-w-o-o-n.
A true southern gentleman, he loves his Momma, a hard worker, and SAF.
“I still can’t believe she’s giving me a chance prove myself to her, and I pray to God I don’t screw it up.”
and this::
“If it’s chivalry she wants, it’s chivalry she’ll get. I’d like to chival her right out of her pants.”
AGAIN:::
S-w-o-o-n.
He’s everything I love in a book boyfriend and I was literally begging Dani to just jump on.. LOL
I absolutely loved the Landry family. Especially Annie–> “Well butter my butt and call me a biscuit”
I need an Annie in my life. I need a Micah in my life. I need a Piper in my life.. Basically I need to be Dani.

I LOVED this story. I’m a forever fan of Jiffy Kate. Finding Focus was a breath of fresh air. Thank you for bringing what I love about the Indie world back to life. A simple story line that makes me love.. Love.

five-starsfive-starsfive-starsfive-starsfive-stars

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Comments

  1. says

    Thank you so much for participating in the Release Day Blitz and for the awesome review!! I’d like to kiss you for your sweet words. I’m so happy you enjoyed the story and that you love Micah!

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