Wednesday, November 27, 2013

The Weight of Words Blog Tour

Title:   The Weight of Words (Weight of Words #1)
Author:  Georgina Guthrie
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Age Group: New Adult
Publication Date:  November 26, 2013
Publisher: Omnific Publishing
Cover by: Micha Stone and Amy Brokaw
Event organized by: Literati Author Services, Inc.


Aubrey Price is in the final months of her undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto.  Bright, witty and fiercely independent, Aubrey works part-time for the college Dean and has her sights set on graduating with distinction.  When she meets Dean Grant’s son, Daniel, the TA in her senior Shakespearean studies course, a shared love of the Bard’s works and an instant mutual attraction draw Aubrey and Daniel together.  Unfortunately, a strict anti-fraternizing policy, made more perilous by a black mark on Daniel’s record, keeps them apart.

Against this academic backdrop, Aubrey and Daniel navigate their way through a steamy courtship, their forbidden romance aided, abetted and sometimes thwarted by a colorful cast of friends, family and classmates.

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Let me start out this review by saying that The Weight of Words is one of the most well written books I have read all year long. It was sharp, witty, and so well thought out. I adored the characters, the relationships, and all of the Shakespeare references. There really isn't anything that I didn't enjoy about this book other than the fact that it ended! 

Aubrey is a smart and confident leading lady with a compassionate heart and a caring soul. She is simply put one of those characters that you just can't help but love.  I thoroughly enjoyed her quick-wit and sarcasm, and dedication to school, work, and friends. 

Daniel is Aubrey's handsome yet brooding TA, who has an amazing way with words and can be completely and utterly charming when he isn't being a moody jerk. The sexual tension that brews between the two of them is off the charts (the library texting scene... hubba hubba), but there are also so many sweet and adorable moments that will have you grinning like an idiot. 

While the plot didn't have many twists and turns, and the curveballs that were thrown in were pretty easy to see coming, I still enjoyed the ride. I could FEEL the tension, frustration
, attraction, and love kindling between Daniel and Aubrey every step of the way, and I cannot wait to see what Guthrie has in store for these two lovable characters in the next installment! 

About the Author

Georgina Guthrie has been a self-professed book hugger for as long as she can remember. An avid reader and compulsive diarist, she is thrilled to be taking the leap into the world of publishing. GG resides in Toronto, Canada, but she still considers herself a Brit through and through and can often be found roaming the aisles of her favourite British import shop.

A graduate of the University of Toronto where she studied English literature, GG is happy to fill her hours reading and writing, but she’s just as likely to be found enjoying a good film with her husband, dancing around the kitchen with her daughter, or hanging out with friends and family, almost certainly with a glass of red wine in one hand a bag of cheese and onion crisps in the other.

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