[E–pub] Martyred AUTHOR Alisha Perkins
I loved this book Alisha s writing "Is So Deliciously Descriptive That "so deliciously descriptive that really get lost in the lot and the characters lives I absolutely adored the 3 main characters I related to each of them in different ways and felt like I ersonally knew them after the first few chapters Their friendship is heartwarming and the loyalty amongst them is fierce This book is both empowering and endearing and I highly recommend to any reader There were many laces in this book where you could
Feel The Author Trying the author trying weave her own opinions and commentary into the story rather than letting the characters drive the message for her Delivering opinions often seemed higher riority than crafting a good story The characters were OK It was easy to see them as real eople but they also were not very original Were the characters well written or have we just seen these eople so many times in other books and movies that we already feel like we know them I will say the gay character was actually awful Prepare to endure incidences of even though she was gay she could tell he was hot or He would be her type if she wasn t a lesbian Dumb Also my copy of this book had a million errors which drove me nuts I have several books I started reading recently but haven t taken the time to finish them Not only did I start Martyred I finished it within days of first to finish them Not only did I start Martyred I finished it within days of first it up Martyred was so captivating there were a few time I kept reading just one chapter because I had know where the story was going to goA major reason I couldn t ut the book down was because of how developed the three main characters were They were so well devolved it felt like Eliza Millie and Vera were close Beyond the Cliffs of Kerry (Bold Women of the 18th Century, pe The author Alisha Perkins does an amazing job drawing you in This book comes along at a time when we re really rooting for female empowerment which the characters deliver I felt like I was there for every moment of their journey This was truly a great read can t wait to read from this author I definitely could relate to this book having 3 best friends from college Martyred captured this bondthat female relations. Every woman sacrifices Career for kids Her own well being for her husband Her ideals and goals for theatriarchal world at large Sacrifice is in their nature but is it in their blood Eliza Too close to 40 too far from young Suburban mother Trophy wife uprising Her children need her less her husband gone ; she can't help but wonder if this is what her life had come to drinking tasteless coffee and leaving no mark on the world she lives in Camille A face for radio she was told but yet was front and center at one of the largest TV stations in the country A mother of thre. Hips are capable of The characters "were so well developed I felt like I knew them and will miss them now that "so well developed I felt like I knew them and will miss them now that have finished the book Three very strong women friends since college These are real women with real struggles Their lives work kids spouses homes are not erfect They make sacrifices to keep it All Together And Occasionally together And occasionally all falls apart A metoo moment happens to one of them and their lives change foreverWhat a great story I felt like I was in the story with them Having survived my own moment in college but without the support of my friends I was so glad to see these women circle the wagons to help each other out of the messI received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review The devil doesn t always come in horns and a red cape he comes as everything you ever wished for but nothing being as it would seem Alisha Perkins MartyredMartyred is the book I ve needed for so long an incredible read This story has absolutely everything relatable characters humor charm suspense love hate and lies I couldn t get enough and now I want Alisha wrote strong female characters that are not only relatable but aspirational Friends mothers successful strong and The Three Lives of Sonata James powerful women rule this story Aside from a grippinglot Martyred is beautifully written taking you into the characters lives and locations Many times while reading I got lost in the scenery of the story and the language of the descriptions If you are looking for one of those great stories that will stick with you long after you finish reading Martyred is definitely the book for you Allison Mann Eliza always thought of Camille when she saw blood Back then the sight of it made her nauseous and terrified Now years later watching blood drip down her right Mein Erster Mörder pointer finger she was annoyed and slightly turned on The openingaragraph of Alisha Perkins latest novel Martyred Eliezer Tristan is certainly a grabber Especially when the story starts off innocently with a girls weekend between three best friends who bonded in college are now well into their 30s and are in need of a E and wife to a man who could no longer get it up Marriage was tough Thankfully friendship was tougher Vera She didn't just break glass ceilings she obliterated them leaving tiny ieces scattered on the floor at her feet much like her love life If only that ower could help fight her relationship insecuritiesOn an impromptu girls' weekend it didn't take long for things to fall into Kaki vojaki: roman v rimah in slikah placeicking up right where they left off as if nothing had changed Until everything changedThe slit in her dress was not an invitation but merely a rejection of the idea that she was no lo. Etaway However as we soon learn their getaway suddenly becomes their nightmare and the ower of their deep rooted connection their getaway suddenly becomes their nightmare and the ower of their deep rooted connection testedWhile Martyred is a thrilling page turner it also tackles women s most turner it also tackles women s most issues of being respected in the workforce motherhood not choosing motherhood mental health and sexual harassment and assault and enforces the concept that there are infinite ways for a woman to lead a fulfilling lifeCamille a career woman first and wife and mother second is a leading anchor of her New "York news station and has uite the following What her followers don "news station and has uite the following What her followers don see is a crumbling marriage and an insecurity that goes deeper than anyone but Eliza could ever knowPerkins artfully navigates the inner turmoil of the three friends ersonal and rofessional lives with the focus on a arty thrown by the owner of Camille s network That night their everyday struggles become menial in the chaos that ensues as relationships end celebrity secrets are unleashed and uick thinking is imperative when they find themselves in grave dangerThe rest of the review An excellent readMartyred is the story of friends standing up together as women who will no longer be cowed by men The story has characters that are strong likable relatable and stand up for each other The storyline is one that is relevant to today s times and is very well written It has humour strength friendship love and hateI read and reviewed a copy of this book with no obligation In the MeToo era Martyred is just the story we ve been looking for The story that deserves to be told about the women and the uprising What Perkins does best in her writing is to blend the beauty of a sisterhood with humor and the tenacity of the matriarchy with the angry assion of voices that deserve to be heard Without focusing on the male s story haven t we had enough of that she digs deep into the female voice and the female Bear Boy power and gives us each a hero with whom to identify This one will keep your synapses firing for days after you read the last word Because the last word written is just the beginning of the stor. Nger sexy She had dressed up tonight to try to feel good about the woman who under all of it was crumbling And yet he took advantage anywayThree friends who had survived everything life seemed to throw at themrove time and again that while the world might try to break them Their love was one that the storybooks rarely write about The love between women who survived broken foundations to form an indestructible bondBut can it survive the ultimate test An attack on one of their ownThey aren't wounded women They are warriorsNot just management and mothers They are martyr. .