Thursday, 28 April 2016

Blog Tour & Review - Trivial Pursuits by Aven Ellis

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Trivial Pursuits by Aven Ellis 
Also by this author: Connectivity
Series: Chicago on Ice #2 
Also in this series: The Aubrey Rules on 20th April 2016 
Pages: 295 Goodreads Amazon UKAmazon US

Landon Holder is exactly the kind of man Livy Adams should stay far away from. The flashy, flirty star defenseman for the Chicago Buffaloes is known for hooking up with women all over Chicago. Livy finds herself attracted to Landy, but his sexy good looks and charm are irrelevant. She had her heart shattered by a cheating athlete in college, and Livy vows she will never let her judgment lapse like that ever again. 

Yet Livy knows she can’t spend the rest of her life focusing on building her jewelry line during the day and her evenings playing TriviaPlayOrPass! on her phone, either. Even though she does have fabulous conversations with a player named Scott, it’s time to get back in the game—in real life. 

While Livy tries to figure out her career path in jewelry design, she knows it’s time to take a chance on romance again, too. But in a strange twist of fate, Livy finds herself getting to know Landy on a much deeper level. Sometimes people aren’t always as they appear to be. 

Just like a diamond, you have to look closely to see true clarity. 

As Livy unwraps the layers around Landy to see the man behind the image, will she have a change of heart? 

Can she leave her past behind for a future with Landy? Or is it all a game of trivial pursuits?

I would like to thank Aven Ellis for sending me a copy of this book in exchange for a fair and honest review.

I've been reading Aven's books for awhile now and I look forward to reading them, especially her hockey stories.  

To be honest I run the risk of repeating myself with every single book but I'm convinced her hero's get hotter with every single book.  Landon, at least to his adoring hockey public is the typical playboy, out on the town with a different girl on his arm.  When Livy meets him at a school she is thrown by his different persona and is intrigued to know more about him as I was. 

Livy is one of my favourite leading ladies after Aubrey (The Aubrey Rules, another must read).  She is really easy to love/like and my heart really went out to her when Aven revealed her back story and I could understand her a lot more.

I have to say I absolutely hated Kayla Payne she is a real bitch and held my breath at her antics.  I also hope she turns up again, maybe as a reformed character or an even bigger bitch would be fun to read.

The real star of this book is Livy's Nana she is absolutely hilarious and so embarrassing at time but she is a great character and I know others have called for her book and I totally agree.  I would love to read about her when she was young and fiesty or even if she was to find love now.  Aven has a real knack to creating secondary characters that cry out for their own books.

I know I always say this about Aven's books but if you haven't read any then you're missing a real treat.  The sports element is secondary to fabulously told romance stories.


Aven Ellis has been writing fiction since she was sixteen. She studied communications at a large Midwestern university, and after graduation, Aven worked as a reporter for a community newspaper, followed by a stint at a public relations agency. But writing about city council meetings and restaurant franchises was not as much fun as writing for young women trying to figure out their careers and potential boyfriends. So Aven got herself a job in television that allowed her to write at night. Connectivity is Aven’s debut novel; Waiting For Prince Harry and Chronicles of a Lincoln Park Fashionista (New Adult romantic comedy) will be published next year. Aven lives in Dallas with her family. When she is not writing, Aven enjoys shopping, cooking, connecting with friends on social media, and watching any show that features Gordon Ramsay


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