Release Blitz for Road to Freedom by Piper Davenport
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
This was a beautiful story, full of laughter and tears. I was all over the spectrum with this book. My emotions couldn’t be contained, and I never knew what was coming next. The author filled this book with equal parts angst and humor. I would just get through a part that had me crying my eyes out, and then she’d have me laughing through the tears. It was wonderful!
Finch is just a guy….who had a crazy, mixed up childhood. He and his family went through things no child should even know about, much less experience. Don’t get me wrong, there were some very good parts, but the bad parts were really bad. And they overshadowed the good parts to the extent that he still hasn’t moved past them. He is one of those guys that wants to protect everyone around him, and part of that is holding in all of those emotions to avoid spewing it all over those that it would hurt, to the detriment of himself. It has molded him into the man that he is, which is amazing, for the most part.
Remington is just freaking hilarious! There is no other way to describe her. Her personality shines through with every interaction, and she seems to be the kind of girl that would be everyone’s best friend. The life of the party. But underneath her humor, her liveliness, hides a little girl whose childhood, and even adult years have sucked! It seems that every choice she makes, every time she turns a corner, something bad happens, each time worse than the next. Until Finch. He seems to be everything she needs and wants in her life, but she is scared to take the leap, to trust that he isn’t out to hurt her too.
This book is both riotously funny, and wretchedly sorrowful at times. A man with a horrific past, and a woman whose present doesn’t look to be getting any better come together, even when it looks like nothing they do will keep them together. There was so much going on in this story, so many questions that kept poking at my brain throughout the entirety of the story. I couldn’t help but keep reading until the end. There was something about it that just wouldn’t let me put it down. I loved Finch, and Remington, and I loved them together. Their interactions were what makes for a good relationship, being able to laugh together, and that makes for a solid, fun, amazing story!