June 8, 2017

Today is the cover reveal for Hearts are Like Balloons by Candace Robinson. This cover reveal is organized by Lola’s Blog Tours. The cover is designed by Jenny Zemanek from Seedlings Online.

Hearts are Like BalloonsHearts are Like Balloons
By Candace Robinson
Genre: Contemporary
Age category: upper Young Adult
Release Date: June 30, 2017

May Falkner’s past two years have been a rough road. When her father suddenly passes away, May needs to find a job to help out her mom and regain some control over her life. Working at the bookstore helps her heal, laugh, and hope again. It also leads her to cross paths with Nico Evitts, who begins as just a co-worker, but becomes so much more

When it all becomes perfect, because there is no perfect, life steps in to prove once again that it all can crash down harder than before. This is a story about finding yourself, love, and the things in life that are still here.

Hearts are like balloons. Sometimes they inflate… Sometimes they deflate…

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4 out of 5 stars

Hearts are Like Balloons is a standalone YA novel. It is also the first book I have read by Candace Robinson and i am surprised that it is her first contemporary romance. She did a great job and if she writes another one, I would definitely read it. I am not so much a fantasy fan but I am sure those are great too if you are into the genre. Anyway…back to this book.
At almost seventeen, May’s life changes drastically. After a loss, she finds love. She might be young but the love is intense, fun, and life-changing. From the moment she met Nico, she knew he was going to be something special. But, the high of being in love doesn’t last long enough and she becomes lost once again. Will she be able to find herself again? Found that kind of love again?
Yeah. That was super short. Especially if you follow my reviews. I don’t want to say much since there is a lot of story in between. I will say that it’s an emotional ride over 10 years times in May’s life. I definitely cried a few times. I felt for her and Nico. They are young when it starts out but they are also very mature and go through things nobody should have to.
Overall…it’s a great story of finding yourself, love, and friendship. The characters are lovable and real. I only gave it a four star because I think it could have been even deeper than it was. But overall, Candace did an awesome job of giving us a wonderful story that both broke my heart and warmed it.
It’s more than a kiss. It’s a rain dance filled with twirling, rain, lightning, and storms.
“Are you crazy? This is our night, and we are going to own it.”
“What if that boat sinks?” I groaned.
“Then I’ll toss you a life jacket, and we’ll have to swim to shore.”

Candace RobinsonAbout the Author:
Candace Robinson is just your average hemiplegic migraine sufferer. Her days are spent writing, book reviewing and traveling through books. She live just outside of Houston, Texas, where it feels like the hottest place on Earth with the crazy weather. No, seriously, one day it’s 30 degrees and the next it’s 70 degrees! She resides with her husband and daughter.

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