Saturday, May 25, 2013

All My Life by Rucy Ban

All My Life
Pub May 2nd 2013
by Tiefenbacher Pubs
ARC For Review

Gr’s Summary
Seventeen-year-old Kari meets Neil Mars. “Neil as in Armstrong and Mars…as in Bruno.” A boy who beats every vampire, werewolf, highlander fantasy Kari has ever had. But she knows she can’t get close to him. Not ever. Because that would mean telling him everything. Coming clean. And Kari can’t bear the idea of changing the way Neil looks at her. Like she’s the only girl in the world. His reverence is something too precious to lose. Perhaps even at the cost of losing him. 

But Kari doesn't know why Neil calls her his ‘Angel’ and when she finds out, she realizes what love is all about. Boundless joy, unending longing and a fu**load of heartache.

The Way I See It

Alright peeps this is how it's going to go down...

I’m going to talk about the things I liked, briefly mention some things I would have done differently, then give my final rec. ;)

After finishing All My Life my thoughts lead me to...”Aww, that was such a sweet love story!”  It was a little slow at first, but the moment Neil + Masquerade party= funtimes. Not sure if y’all know this or not, but I never talk about the actual story in my reviews. 

1. Thats what the Synopsis is for. 
2. I would feel awful if I spoiled something for ya. 

Alright like I was saying, things I liked...The characters they were awesome, the “Love” great!  Oh!  The cover is super steamy, and there is a steamy scene, but it's just one and it's very tasteful. 

A-gnes, her dreams hang in the balance.  It will take 2 angels to bring peace.
L-ove, for a son, for a daughter, the mothers in this book rock!
L-ies, a rotten soul will stop at nothing to torment an innocent girl.

M-onday, a promise of revenge.
Y-earning, for a normal life, of letting go, of forgetting.

L-earning, to acknowledge a talent that was always had.
I-ndecision, a painful past will restrain Kari from jumping.
F-riends, it is their love that provides Kari with hope.
E-nduring, a love, honest, and pure, will guide them through life.

Like I said awesome love story! Now some things I would change.  Kari’s age, she felt older than 17 to me, or perhaps bring Neil’s age down some like 23 or 22, for some reason 26 felt a little too old for a 17 year old. There were some holes here and there, that I would have loved if they were filled. Over all I'd say I enjoyed reading about Kari and Neil's love story. 

My Fav’s

He totally rocked my socks!  Loving committed honest, and basically a ROCK for Kari. Oh, and his profession?  Nice touch!  ~love~

She reminded me a lot of well, me!  lol  Her inner dialogue... very similar to my own! She is a hoot, and I’m happy she was able to find her love. 

I’m cheering for these two!

My Rating

2.95 First Crush, Pocket Cash, College, Fridays, Football, Prick, Africa, New york, Drive in, Handgun, Vacation, Love filled stars. For a quick quirky SUPER CUTE love story and you don’t mind a few little holes check out All My Life.


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About The Author
Rucy Ban was born in 1978 and still continues to thrive. Ever since she first met Francine (the protagonist of her favorite novel, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn), Rucy fell in love with the written word. Rucy has a B-school degree in Marketing which she now puts to good use teaching lovable rowdy rogues and negotiating with her equally belligerent adolescent. In her previous avatar, she handled corporate communications for companies. At present, Rucy lives in Sao Paulo, travels often, speaks decent, if not quite fluent, Portuguese and really hates talking about herself in third person. 


  1. I just LOVE how you all "cast" the characters from the books you read. It's just awesome and not something I come across often :)))

  2. Ive been curious about this book, but hadnt come across any reviews. Great review !!


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