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Daisy’s Darkness (Wheels & Hogs Book 6) by D.M. Earl – Review by Sunday Barnaby

Daisy's Darkness (Wheels & Hogs #6)Daisy’s Darkness by D.M. Earl
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Daisy’s Darkness by D.M. Earl
Four Stars

Daisy’s Darkness is the sixth book in the Wheels and Hogs series by D.M. Earl. This is the first book I have read in this series, so it can be read as a standalone, but I think I will go back and read the rest of this series. This book tackled some serious current issues going on today. I think the author did a really good job bringing bullying, eating disorders, mental and physical abuse, depression, cutting and suicide. It was a read that had me reaching for the tissue box from beginning to end. The emotional roller coaster was hard to handle, but the subjects need to be discussed out in the open to those who are lost in the darkness. I would definitely recommend this book, it brings today’s issues to light. It may help both those going through these issues, but it may also show those close to someone what to look for in the darkness.

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Daisy’s Darkness (Wheels & Hogs Book 6) by D.M. Earl – Review by Angela Shirley

Daisy's Darkness (Wheels & Hogs #6)Daisy’s Darkness by D.M. Earl
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

When you are at the lowest part of your life, can you recover or will the darkness take you away.

Daisy is a girl who’s not really a cool or popular kid but has a cool group of friends who they can talk openly to each other and give each other the support they require to navigate High School, until Daisy finds herself swallowed up the darkness of her own world and feels that there is no-one who can help her.

Her life gets even worst when her brother starts dating one of her tormentors and thus cutting her off from her family completely. All Griffin can see that there is something not quite right with Daisy but can his friendship with her help her come to terms with the vicious circle which has become her life.

This story broke my heart, the subject matter may be difficult to read but it was written with dignity and a true understanding of the troubles that this character portraited. The sheer hopelessness that this character felt towards the end not being able to even confide within the family dynamic and have to hold everything in was gut wrenching to read. I hope if young girls read this story and are going through the same things have comfort and the strength to ask for help and be like Daisy in the end when she get helps from her loving family and friends.

The story was well written and the characters where brilliantly written. This is the first book I have read in this series and I believe this can be read as a stand alone story but I have downloaded the other books in this series to read as I really enjoyed this story and wanted to read more about these wonderful characters.

Reviewed by Angela Shirley

Daisy’s Darkness (Wheels & Hogs Book 6) by D.M. Earl – Review by Victoria Mashburn

Daisy's Darkness (Wheels & Hogs #6)Daisy’s Darkness by D.M. Earl
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book is one of the most realistic depictions of teenage inner dialogue and trauma that I’ve ever seen in a work of fiction. While it is not for the faint of heart, as it contains sensitive subject matter, it is also a beautiful story that shows the true power of a strong support system. If you’re ready to recall your own memories of high school while following Daisy’s journey from the darkness to the light, pick up a copy and get started!

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Daisy’s Darkness (Wheels & Hogs Book 6) by D.M. Earl – Review by Anastasia Dodson

Daisy's Darkness (Wheels & Hogs #6)Daisy’s Darkness by D.M. Earl
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Daisy’s Darkness By D.M Earl is book #6 in the Wheels and Hogs Series. It pulled me in the very first page and man my heart hurt! This one touched on the more sensitive topics and I absolutely related to it because I have struggled with anxiety and depression for a few years now. I loved that the author wasn’t afraid to touch these subjects and brought more awareness to them. This was mostly written in Daisy’s POV but a few others were thrown in too. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a heartfelt read that pulls on your Heartstrings!
Happy reading!

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Daisy’s Darkness (Wheels & Hogs Book 6) by D.M. Earl – Review by Rosanna Ingram

Daisy's Darkness (Wheels & Hogs #6)Daisy’s Darkness by D.M. Earl
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This story packs a huge punch and is full of real-world problems that people deal with every day. The author does it in such way, though, which is respectful and really addresses the issues. You get multiple sides of a story and how it affects them…which I found to be very interesting. The topics discussed in this story include bullying, mental and physical abuse, eating disorders, cutting, suicide, and death.

Daisy is a self-proclaimed nerd that is not cool and has few friends. The friends that she does have, they are a tight knit group. She even has a close family that has her back. However, she is being bullied and tormented at school. She tries to deal with it on her own, without involving those around her. This only leads to her isolating and alienating herself from her support group. She turns to very unhealthy ways to cope with her feelings. As her secrets start coming to light, Daisy is dealt more blows as friends of hers (who are also being tormented by the same group) end up in the hospital after their own ways of dealing with the pain. Will Daisy be able to recover and find herself again? Or is this dark cloud hanging over her going to be too much to bear?

I found the supporting characters in this story to be great for the storyline. I have not read the other books in the series, but I don’t feel like not reading their stories impacted my understanding of this story. To see a group of people rally around one of their own and support them and not judge them made for a good story. I sat down to read this story and finished in one sitting. I was invested in the story and needed to know what would happen.

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Daisy’s Darkness (Wheels & Hogs Book 6) by D.M. Earl – Review by Michelle Austin

Daisy's Darkness (Wheels & Hogs #6)Daisy’s Darkness by D.M. Earl
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book had my emotions all over the place.
We follow Daisy through her nightmare of high school issues. We get a glimpse into several things that can affect a teenager on so many levels causing emotional scars.

Daisy’s story really makes you think about things and what kids go through. Daisy had a group of friends that were not popular kids. When her brother starts dating one of the girls that is one of the bullies she deals with it makes things uncomfortable. She starts to close in on herself.

Will her family be able to help her?

Overall this was a great read. All of the characters added a great element to the story. There are some things in the story that could cause triggers for some. If you’re looking for a great read that really makes you think about things and makes you reevaluate your own actions this is the book for you. 1-click and get started today. I look forward to reading more from this series and author.

 

Reviewed by @mab54615

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Daisy’s Darkness (Wheels & Hogs Book 6) by D.M. Earl – Review by Betsy Melano

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Daisy’s Darkness by D.M. Earl is the 6th book in the Wheels & Hogs series. To be honest, this was the first book by this author that I’ve read. I could tell there was more information to be learned about characters that showed up in this book. However, that didn’t take away from how quickly I was sucked into this story. The beginning is all about how Daisy is seeing things because we are basically reading out of her diary. Many very stressful situations and emotions are making Daisy withdrawal from life. She doesn’t know how to make things better as it is hard to do it alone. But her mental stress is making her not trust her family, immediate and extended family. I even cried at a few points in the book. You can really feel how Daisy is feeling and you want to help her so bad. I hope that this book reaches many who can learn something from it.

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Daisy’s Darkness (Wheels & Hogs Book 6) by D.M. Earl – Review by Jules Herbert

Daisy's Darkness (Wheels & Hogs #6)Daisy’s Darkness by D.M. Earl
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Daisy’s Darkness By D.M Earl is book #6 in the Wheels and Hogs Series. This Story pulled at my heart strings from the very start. I have two daughters who have struggled with anxiety and depression so this book really hit home for me.
It brings valuable awareness to topics which are often felt to be difficult to discuss…Eating Disorders, Bullying and cutting which effect many world wide. I applaud the Author for presenting these topics in a meaningful and heartfelt way.
It is mostly written from Daisys point of view with some parts from characters such as Jagger, Daisys big brother and Griffin a friend who may just end up being more some day and many more important people in Daisys life.
This is a must read

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Daisy’s Darkness (Wheels & Hogs Book 6) by D.M. Earl – Review by Lianne Probert

Daisy's Darkness (Wheels & Hogs #6)Daisy’s Darkness by D.M. Earl
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Daisy’s Darkness is the sixth book in the Wheels and Hogs series by D. M. Earl. I am yet to read the other books in the series, but this can be enjoyed as a stand-alone novel.

This book is an emotional rollercoaster. My heart broke for Daisy, you will definitely need a box of tissues next to you when reading this. This story covers many topics that could be triggering for some people, so I would recommend thoroughly reading the book description before diving in.

The story is beautifully written. For most of it the book is written from Daisy’s perspective, but the author also gives you glimpses from other characters which I think helped to balance the story.
I’m looking forward to going back and reading the previous books in the series.

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Daisy’s Darkness (Wheels & Hogs Book 6) by D.M. Earl – Review by Roxsanne Lesieur.

Daisy's Darkness (Wheels & Hogs #6)Daisy’s Darkness by D.M. Earl
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book contains graphic descriptions of experiences which could be emotional triggers, read with caution.

Daisy in a teenager with a loving family and a circle of friends she is close to, but she is also being bullied by a group of girls and it is made even worse when her older brother starts to date on of them over the summer holidays, when school starts again, she is struggling with everything and because of all this stress, lack of feeling safe, feeling like she has no control of her life and the mountain of school work she has to do for her advanced classes, she is spiralling and she can’t seem to reach out, no matter how hard she tries, she believes that only she can deal with her demons, alone.

When she returns from her winter school break, she is trying to regain some control, she is restricting her food intake to keep the weight loss going which she started over summer, she is also trying different things to release the thoughts, stresses and demons in her head, but as she prepares for the first day back, she knows that it is going to be hell and that the bullies are just going to get worse. The one thing she is looking forward to is seeing her friends, her queens, although she still feels alone despite all of the people she has around her, however, her worst fears come to pass when she is intentionally hurt by the bullies who blame her for her brother breaking up with one of them, as she is held down, she is in pain, but there is nothing she can do about it and she knows that if she tells someone about what really happened, it will only get worse for her. Eventually she has to go to the hospital, the injuries she sustained are so bad she passes out and wakes up there with no idea how ill she has been, but she still cannot open up to her parents.

As Daisy continues to spiral, she begins to hurt herself more and more, her parents and brother are worried about her as they don’t know what’s going on, she keeps everything to herself and just clams up when they ask her about it all, she knows she is doing things which are especially risky and that hiding them isn’t helping, but she can’t stop herself. She feels so alone and disconnected from everyone and everything that she can’t see what is happening around her, but it is when someone finds what she is doing when she is caught in the act that things finally come to a head.

Will Daisy be able to reach out to those around her to help her to battle her inner demons, or will she continue in this downward spiral and become even more of a danger to herself than she already is? This book is dark, yet enlightening and makes you think as you look through the eyes of a troubled girl and those around her, it is not for the faint of heart and it is not an easy read, but it is well worth the time you take to go along Daisy’s journey with her.

Reviewed by @roxsannel

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