Ten Year Dance

Ten Year Dance[Download] ➺ Ten Year Dance Author Ara Grigorian – Oaklandjobs.co.uk Best friends since sixth grade A ten year high school reunion A truth they’ve danced around for a decadeUnlucky in love Sophie Perez knows her divorce won’t be easy—but she doesn’t expect it t Best friends since sixth grade A ten year high school reunion A truth they’ve danced around for a decadeUnlucky in love Sophie Perez knows her divorce won’t be easy—but she doesn’t expect it to be dangerous So when things get ugly she agrees to move in with Pete Nicos her commitment phobic best friend since childhood Pete has always been there for Sophie just like she’s been there for him At first taking her in seems like the best option but soon her tantalizing proximity blurs the lines of friendship With their high Ten Year Kindle - school reunion on the horizon will they find closure forgiveness and new beginnings. I was approached by someone to see if I'd be interested in reviewing a book from an unfamiliar author Me being me said absolutely I love meeting new authors and discovering so many different styles of writing I am so glad it's over said yes This book was so well written and perfectly executed Your heart will run the gamut of emotions One minute it's sadness then happiness then you want to slap the characters in the head and tell them to get it together already It was the perfect slow burn and so uniuely different than the majority of the books I normally review I will absolutely be on the lookout for anything new coming from this author and definitely will be going back to read previous books This book is definitely deserving of 6 stars Absolutely addicting Ara writes in a way that makes each end of a chapter not a convenient place to stop but a demand to read The story will take anyone back to the ups and downs of high school and leave every reader contemplating the what ifs of years gone by You feel for the characters become immersed in their world and root for them to the very end Well done Ara Well doneI received this Advance Reader Copy in exchange for an honest review That was a fun book to read Thank you AraI received this Advance Reader Copy in exchange for an honest review I first discovered Ara Grigorian’s writing with his debut novel Game of Love and put myself on a list to find out when his next would arriveI consider myself lucky to have been granted an advanced reader copyOnce again Grigorian pulled me in immediately with a simple yet timeless story of love While the jacket blurb lets you know that Pete and Sophie best friends since childhood will end up together the narrative surprises and delights with all the embarrassing messy fantastic and sexy ups and downs one not only loves in Hollywood romcoms but can be found in every reader’s life The horror of being the new kid in school the gut wrenching vulnerability of the teenage crush the adult realization that who we think we love and who that person really is are often two vastly different things the divorce that often follows even the challenge of learning to take a chance again in our adult years Grigorian handles all with realistic dialogue efficient prose and tender humanity so much that this soft hearted reader found himself unashamedly wiping than one tear away and laughing out loud A charming story well toldLike the work of Nicholas Sparks it’s easy to imagine the vibrant scenes of Grigorian’s Ten Year Dance on a movie screen and both the cheers and tears it deserves This book is three part’s of friend’s lives from middle school through their 10 year school reunion The main characters are Sophie and Pete Sophie has loved Pete for years but he is stuck on Claire who was taken away at the end of the senior year by her parents Sophie had married Seth trying to have someone of her own This didn’t work out He was violent when he wasn’t on his medication Read this book to see how the plot twist and turns throughout the years Will Pete every figure out that Sophie loves him? Will Claire come back to the reunion and spoil everything for Sophie again? This book is a rollercoaster of emotions throughout the years The story unfolds and you see how each friends life turns out The story has demons from the past betrayal lust emotional upheaval love and soul searchingAra is a talented writer that has brought two dimensional characters and intertwined them in an emotional plot I reviewed and Advance Reader Copy of this book and am leaving a voluntary and honest review Ten Year Dance another fine romance novel by Ara Grigorian follows on the heels of Game of Love a Reader’s Favorite Book Award Winner Set against a contemporary Southern California backdrop the story follows a group of friends and lovers from high school The narrative drives forward without an ounce of fat interspersed with flashbacks germane to the unfolding story The primary and secondary characters are rendered with careful attention to make them memorable The educated reader is treated to Albert Camus and TS Eliot references The plot unfolds in an enticing way with philosophical asides that are sometimes universal to the human condition The action culminates in a 10 year school reunion during which the main characters achieve clarity about what they want after many inopportune twists and turns along the wayI received this Advance Reader Copy in exchange for an honest review This book is the longest book I've read in awhile but it needed to be for the story told This story spans from the later part of grade school up to adulthood Pete and Sophie have been friends from the moment he started school with her However Sophie always wanted to be than friends with him and his heart was only for Claire a mutual friend In high school when none of the friends got to go to prom with their first pick everything seems to change for them Sophie ends up dating the class bully and then marries him Pete never really has a real relationship and still longs for what might've been with Claire Now their tenth high school reunion is upon them and with it comes some big decision making Will Sophie continue to let Pete keep her friendzoned? Will Pete open his eyes to what's been in front of him before its too late?This was a good story I can't really say much without giving too much away I received a copy of this in exchange for an honest review If you enjoy reading second chance romances then this is one you do not want to miss Sophie is divorcing her husband Seth but he does not want to let her go and has taken up stalking her Pete has been Sophie’s best friend for years from the time they were young and she moved in with him and his family after the death of her parents Pete has had feelings for Sophie but she has shot him down in the past; not to mention that he is living the single life and is somewhat of a playboy Can Sophie and Pete finally have a relationship after everything they have been through? This is one heck of a story that will keep the reader engaged from the beginning There is so much going on in this storyline that you will not be able to put it down until the end This is the first book I have read by this author and it will definitely not be the lastI volunteered to read an arc for a review I have a very special place in my heart for Ara's first novel Game of Love because it is such a wonderful blend of smart funny characters scandal and danger and a fun and engaging romance I felt that Ara struck gold with that book's main characters Gemma and Andre and doubted he would be able to match that level of chemistry and character development in subseuent booksBut I was wrong Ten Year Dance introduces us to Sophie and Pete friends since childhood peas in a pod everything to each other except lovers You'll root for them from the first page that's how charming and authentic they are Complications arise and it's fun to see the way these two as well as a host of diverse and interesting supporting characters handle them This is a wild ride but ultimately a touching one and a very very worthy follow up to Game of LoveI received this Advance Reader Copy in exchange for an honest review After a brutal divorce Sophie has decided that since she can't have the one she loves she will have to move on Pete hasn't believed in love for a long time Will Pete realize his feelings for Sophie before it is to late? Will Sophie finally believe Pete when admits everything to her?Great book This book took you through the emotional battle of two friends who have both been in love unknowingly to one and knowingly to the other for years Couple of times I wanted to smack Pete but then I thought about it and realized that maybe he was a little to comfortable with Sophie Didn't blame Sophie for her reactions but was happy that when it came down to it she was willing to push through

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  • Paperback
  • 326 pages
  • Ten Year Dance
  • Ara Grigorian
  • English
  • 15 January 2014
  • 9780990691945