Shattered Melody by Amy McKinley was a sweet romance, that for a short read had mystery, drama, heat and, pure raw emotions that you can’t help but connect to.
This little wonder starts out with a good punch to the feels. I wasn’t expecting it to open like that, but man, way to get a girl feeling emotional in the first chapter. I love how Emma wasn’t the hard headed, self-destructive type, and I truly enjoyed her character. She expressed herself through music, and even though I couldn’t hear it, the way that the author describes it, made me feel the notes and melody that Emma was trying to get across. That my friends is some special kind of talent.
As for the overall plot and storytelling, it was spot on, and I forgot I was reading a short novella, as with the smooth flow and concrete writing it felt like a full size book. Detailed, rich, and surprisingly developing characters, made for a wonderful read that I couldn’t put down. The little bit of misdirecting and mystery added a nice layer that rounded off this short read, and brought it in for a home run.
And that my friends is where I will end this, as I don’t want to spoil this wonder. So if you haven’t guessed this book gets my super high recommendation and my golden stamp of approval.
– Review by @eawalsh