Sunday, October 1, 2017

#NewRelease #Reviews LOGAN by Jay McLean @JayMcLeanAuthor

Title: Logan – A Preston Brothers Novel #2
Author: Jay McLean
Release Day: October 1, 2017



As a kid, Logan Preston was a brat.
Through his teens, he became the bad boy.
Now, at nineteen, no one knows what the hell to expect.

High school dropout, Logan Preston is a
good-for-nothing stoner.
A black sheep.
A disappointment.
The worst Preston Punk of the lot.
At least that’s how everyone in his small town
makes him feel.
But Logan Preston has secrets.
Secrets so dark and so deep below the surface that the only way he can fight them is to stay high, high, high.
He wears cockiness as a mask.
Arrogance as his armor.
Until one girl, one night, asks one life-changing question:
What's beneath the bravado, Logan Preston?

When I knew we were getting Logan’s book I thought I knew what to expect but this raw, powerful emotional story was not it what we get is perfection. 
Logan is the unpredictable Preston the one you go to for a laugh and a good time. His family have become immune to his antics, you can imagine the eye rolls when they learn his latest escapades. 
Aubrey is the girl he never expected, she’s new in town and a bit of a mystery. Aubrey’s ex is responsible for her move she’s decided to start over but he’s left her wary and her confidence at an all time low. 
They have an instant dislike for each other, they trade insults all the time and to be honest the banter between them made me giggle. 
The truth in the story is why Logan is the man everyone sees, it shows the pain that can be hidden so easily. We see someone who seems to have it all with a close family that loves him who knew is pain and self loathing is soul deep. Aubrey could just be the one person who finally gets him and will help him face his demons. 
For me this is the author’s best book to date because it is a real, raw and truthful portrayal of a young man struggling with his life and the woman who just wants to love him and be loved in return.
reviewed by Sweet Spot Sisterhood
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Here's what I can in good conscience tell you:
Jay McLean is a mean meanie. She will taunt you with a hint that leads you in the right direction. She will fold you in a warm embrace. She will make you feel like family, love, and fairytales are real. 
Then...utter destruction of your soul and all you hold dear. She will rip your heart out. With what I can only assume is a wicked grin, she will display it in her hands while she causes more unspeakable damage to the remains. ( You may think...whoa this lady has issues, but trust me, my issues are with the author.)
It's not often an author can pull you into a book. I'm not talking empathy because I seem to feel a lot of books. I mean that the way the author writes feels like you are a Preston. Or even dumb name. You become a part of the story. It effects you the same way it does the other characters. It's impossible not to feel the hurricane of emotions that is present in this story. 
It is impossible not to need to read her entire back library. Ms. McLean is an incredible painter, story teller, and song writer all in one. The emotions, people, and story flow in an all encompassing way. 
So a word of advice...tissues. You need tons of tissues. Maybe even some Tylenol to cover the head ache from your crying jags. Yes, plural. You will cry more than once. Yes, it is worth it. Yes I volunteered to read it and once my Tylenol kicks in I would do it again.
reviewed for Sweet Spot Sisterhood
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More Than Forever (More Than #4):

Lucas (Preston Brothers Novel) #1:


She writes what she loves to read, which are books that can make her laugh, make her hurt and make her feel.

Jay lives in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, in a forever half-done home where music is loud and laughter is louder.

Jay McLean is an international best-selling author and full-time reader, writer of New Adult Romance, and most of all, procrastinator. When she's not doing any of those things, she can be found running after her two little boys, playing house and binge-watching Netflix.

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