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Release blitz, review, & giveaway: Between the Lines


Title: Between the Lines
A Best Friend’s Brother Romance
Author: Renee Harless
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: May 23, 2018
An unspoken rule.

A friendship that will be tested.


He was my crush at thirteen and

ten years later that feeling never ceased. 
I thought that time and distance would change us 
but I never expected the feelings to grow. 
Now things are complicated. 
His sister is my best friend. 
She’s also his twin. 
And I’m stuck in the middle.


She was always my fantasy come to life and 

I knew even at sixteen that girls like her were rare. 
Soft, feminine, sweet to her core – 
she was my complete opposite. 
I knew how to keep her away when we were young, 
but I’m finding it hard to keep her out of reach 
when everyone is pushing us together. 
My sister can never know the things 
I plan to do to her best friend.

My Review:

Happy release day to Renee Harless and her newest novel, Between the Lines. This contemporary romance is about an actress named Quinn who needs a break and decides to head home to Texas and visit her best friends from childhood Izzy and her twin brother Trevor. However, Quinn has always had a crush on Trevor, making the friendship between them a little tricky. Little does she know, that Trevor has always had a crush on her too!

I loved Quinn’s character in this novel because although she was a famous actress, she was so down to earth and normal. Between pining away for Trevor for years, worrying about the friendship between the three of them, and the ongoing issues with her parents – she just seemed real.

As far as Trevor goes, I love that man! Sexy, smart, funny, dedicated, caring – he was fairly close to perfection. He frustrated me several times due to his inability to speak up and say what he wanted, but overall, he was my favorite part of this novel.

The only thing I did not like about Between the Lines was Izzy. She has to be one of the most immature and selfish characters that I have encountered in awhile. Her whining and comments reminded me of very young child rather than a grown woman. She truly cared nothing about anyone but herself, well, with the exception of Vic after they started dating. Her character also made me give up on this book very early on, but luckily I stuck it out.

Overall, this was an enjoyable and engaging romance! As much as Izzy almost ruined it for me, Trevor and Quinn made it all worthwhile. This is a great one to add to your TBR if you’re a lover of contemporary romance!

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Author Bio

Renee Harless, her husband, and
children live in Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.  She studied Communication, specifically
Public Relations, at Radford University.
Growing up, Renee
always found a way to pursue her creativity. It began by watching endless runs
of White Christmas- yes even in the summer – and learning every word and dance
from the movie. She could still sing Sister Sister if requested. In high school
she joined the show choir and a community theatre group, The Troubadours. After
marrying the man of her dreams and moving from her hometown she sought out a
different artistic outlet – writing.
To say that Renee
is a romance addict would be an understatement. When she isn’t chasing her
toddler around the house, working her day job, or writing, she delves head
first into a romance novel.


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