Blog Tour and Giveaway: Finding It: Cora Carmack

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Sometimes you have to lose yourself to find where you truly belong...

Most girls would kill to spend months traveling around Europe after college graduation with no responsibility, no parents, and no-limit credit cards. Kelsey Summers is no exception. She's having the time of her life . . . or that's what she keeps telling herself.

It's a lonely business trying to find out who you are, especially when you're afraid you won't like what you discover. No amount of drinking or dancing can chase away Kelsey's loneliness, but maybe Jackson Hunt can. After a few chance meetings, he convinces her to take a journey of adventure instead of alcohol. With each new city and experience, Kelsey's mind becomes a little clearer and her heart a little less hers. Jackson helps her unravel her own dreams and desires. But the more she learns about herself, the more Kelsey realizes how little she knows about Jackson.

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Hot sexy soldier meets fun absorbed chick who knows no boundaries. Girl experiences instantaneous attraction the moment her eyes connect with his. Soldier while also feeling this same insane instant attraction exhibits total restraint. Hunt is the definition of disciplined while Kelsey is the epitome of opposite. She is selfish, emotional, and acts irrationally.

Initially, I was not a big fan of Kelsey, however the more I have gotten to know the secrets revolving around her past and family, I began to understand the issues surrounding her self-serving attitude. Acting out is Kelsey's means of screaming out in desperation for attention and love. I would like to tell other readers that our heroine had a quick change of heart. I'll not lie to you, this chick is self-indulgent and chaotic. Kelsey's use of alcohol and sex to solve her problems drove me nuts at times, as did her tendencies of manipulation. She is a heroine most love to hate. Nevertheless, she grew into a more mature adult with Hunt, her transition was definitely slow and steady, but by the end of the book, she grew on me, and I found myself cheering her on.

Jackson was both Kelsey's and Finding It's saving grace. His character seriously made this book.  He was so damn delectable and sweet. I loved those moments when he showed us that his disciple and control weren't so perfect after all. Hunt is a quiet but strong character next to Kelsey's loud and wild one. His guidance and determination balanced out her craziness. Hunt thought nothing of calling Kelsey on her BS, and never let her get away with anything, especially when it came to lying to herself.

Finding It is a cute addition to the Losing It Series. I adored Jackson Hunt and Kelsey Summers. The Chasing Liberty theme is fun; I'll admit it was easy to see where Hunt and Kelsey's adventure was heading (so I don't feel as though I am spoiling anything). The book started a bit slow for me, and I struggled with the pacing, but I am glad I pushed through it overall I enjoyed this one.

If you're looking for a quick fun read, that isn't filled with tons of angst and drama than I would recommend. However, I just want to mention that this book doesn't hold the same intensity and depth as Faking It.  
About the Author: 


Cora Carmack is a twenty-something writer who likes to write about twenty-something characters. She's done a multitude of things in her life-- boring jobs (like working retail), Fun jobs (like working in a theatre), stressful jobs (like teaching), and dream jobs (like writing). She enjoys placing her characters in the most awkward situations possible, and then trying to help them get a boyfriend out of it. Awkward people need love, too. Her first book, LOSING IT, is a New York Times and USA Today bestseller.



  1. I can`t wait to read it. I`m looking forward to story itself :)

  2. I'm sure that this book will be awesome like the previous two!
    Can't wait to read :)
    Thanks for the amazing giveaway :)

  3. I really like the Losing It series, Cora does a great job with her characters and this looks like a fresh fun book!

  4. i am interested in the story itself so i cant wait to read it denise smith denise226@verizon.net

  5. Great review! I'm really looking forward to the story itself. I love Cora's writing style and can't wait to see what she has up her sleeve with this one. ;) Thanks for hosting such an awesome giveaway! Make sure to stop by our blog to win a signed ARC of Wild Cards by Simone Elkeles! :)

    Andy @ Owl Always Be Reading

  6. The romance and love unfolding between Kelsey and Jackson!

  7. I'm looking forward with Kelsey's adventure. I want to tour the whole world too so I'm so excited to read Finding It. Jackson and their love story is one helluva bonus for me. I really like Losing It, Faking It and Keeping Her so I'm sure as hell that I'll love this one too!

  8. Looks exciting to read about someone trying to figure out who she is.

  9. reading a new author and getting to know her writing style and characters.


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