Review Jax by J.L. Perry

Monday, November 28, 2016

Title: JAX
Author: J.L. Perry 
Series: It is an Interconnected Story to Bastard
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Publisher: Hachette
Release Date: Nov 27 2016
Edition 1st ~ Formats ~ eBook & Print

My name is Jaxson Albright. To my friends I’m known as Jax. I’m the disgraced son of well-known Politician, Malcom Albright. You could say I was born with a silver spoon in my mouth. I was supposed to follow in my father’s footsteps and move into politics. My whole childhood was spent being groomed for this role, but that wasn’t what I wanted. I had other plans.
To my family’s disgust, I’m inked, I’m pierced and I own and run a tattoo parlour, in the hip suburb of Newtown. I fit in here. I can be the man I was destined to be, the man my family are ashamed of. The son they regret having.
I wouldn’t be where I am today if it wasn’t for my saviour, Candice. My pink-haired angel. We grew up in the same circle, but like me, she’s an outcast. She refused to conform to society’s ways. She’s the only one who stuck by me and not only encouraged, but supported my dream.
I love her. No, correction—I’m in love with her. I have been for as long as I can remember. She has no idea how I feel. It’s a battle I struggle with daily. I’ve kept my secret all these years because I couldn’t risk losing her. That’s a chance I’m not prepared to take, because she’s my best friend; my only real family.
I’ve spent the last few years moving from one hot chick to the next, trying to mask these feeling I have. But it doesn’t help—I can’t get her out of my head. She still owns my damn heart.
How do you get over the girl you know you can never have? And how do you live without the one person on this earth who is made for you?
She’s my soulmate.

My Thoughts

Jax is an incredibly powerful, sexy and touching love story that will always hold a place in my heart."

I was given the privilege to read this book in advance (no spoilers here!) and I must say, I was positively enthralled with Jax’s story. It has all the elements of what makes a good book: heart, humor, love, angst and at the same time, reality. It is also very well-written. The author did not shy away from the difficult and sensitive topics of real life struggles and was able to blend it with romance without taking away the essence of the story. The end result is a beautiful love story between a man who was dealt with a sh*tty deck of cards in life and a women who also had her own struggles to face head-on. The build-up of the connection between Jax and Candice is just right that it makes the reader want to keep going and read further into the book.
What I love most about this book is that it has substance. I am giving this book a well-deserved five plus-star rating!

J. L. Perry is a mother and a wife. She was born in Sydney, Australia in 1972, and has lived there her whole life. Her love of reading, from a young age, gave her the passion to write. My Destiny was originally written for her sister, in 2013. It was never intended to be published. However, after finishing this book, she felt there was still a lot of Brooke and Logan's story left to tell. This inspired her to write My Forever. With the encouragement of her family and friends, she decided to follow her dream and become a published Author.
That dream was realised on the 6th of June, 2014.
My Destiny is her debut novel in the Destiny Series. My Forever is the conclusion to this book. Her third book Damaged - Jacinta's Story, was released October 15th, 2014. This is a standalone read, but is based on a character in My Forever. Her fourth book Against All Odds, is also a standalone read. It is based on Brooke and Logan's daughter, Angel. It was released on May 27th, 2015.
Her fifth book Bastard, was self-published in September, 2015, and became a #1 Bestseller, before she signed a five book deal with Hachette. Bastard was voted ‘Book You Must Read’ in the 2016 Readers Choice Awards. Bastard and Luckiest Bastard – the Novella, were re-released through Hachette on the 7th of December, 2015. Her next book Hooker released on the 31st May, 2016, and became an international #1 Bestseller. Jax, the beloved character from Bastard, will be getting his own story. It is set for release on the 27th November, 2016. Nineteen Letters, her 9th novel will be published late 2017. Just recently published is her title The Boss in the Alphas of Sin Anthology.
J. L.'s love of romance and happy endings makes a perfect combination when it comes to writing her beautiful love stories.

J. L. Perry would love to hear from you.
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