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A Tale of Two Centuries by Rachel Harris Blog Tour Stop

A Tale of Two Centuries (My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century, #2)Alessandra D’Angeli is in need of an adventure. Tired of her sixteenth-century life in Italy and homesick for her time-traveling cousin, Cat, who visited her for a magical week and dazzled her with tales of the future, Alessandra is lost. Until the stars hear her plea.

One mystical spell later, Alessandra appears on Cat’s Beverly Hills doorstep five hundred years in the futu
re. Surrounded by confusing gadgets, scary transportation, and scandalous clothing, Less is hesitant to live the life of a twenty-first century teen…until she meets the infuriating—and infuriatingly handsome—surfer Austin Michaels. Austin challenges everything she believes in…and introduces her to a world filled with possibility.

With the clock ticking, Less knows she must live every moment of her modern life while she still can. But how will she return to the drab life of her past when the future is what holds everything she’s come to love?

I absolutely loved My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century, so I was so excited to read the companion novel. A Tale of Two Centuries had a super sweet romance and told an amazing story!

Alessandra is a much different character than Cat, which created a contrast I really liked. She starts out as a pretty timid character and grows so much throughout the book. There’s definitely a lot of emphasis put on her personal growth, but the way it was incorporated into the plot was perfect. Although I didn’t like the way Alessandra changed in the beginning, over time I began to understand her decisions. By the end, I thought she was a much stronger character than she was at the beginning of the book. 

There are so many hilarious scenes in the book. Since Alessandra is a sixteenth century girl, her reactions to so many of the things we have made me laugh out loud. I think the author did a great job of incorporating humor and realism into the plot :) It was also awesome to see what was happening with Cat. She has her own guy issues, but is still supportive to Alessandra. Their friendship was so amazing!

The romance was probably my favorite part of this book. Austin is one of my new favorite book guys ever. His protectiveness for Alessandra was so sweet and I also loved his vulnerable side. It didn't hurt that he was really funny, either ;) The romance in this book was so much different than the last one’s and definitely somewhat steamier. Austin and Alessandra made a super cute couple. 

Overall, A Tale of Two Centuries is a great book I’d highly recommend.  I’d give A Tale of Two Centuries 4 1/2 out of 5 flowers :)
There's an awesome giveaway! :) Rachel is offering anyone who buys a copy of ATOTC  during release week AND sends their  receipt to rachelharris1@gmail.com , will get exclusive swag including an Austin trading card AND a ticket to Alessandra's play, along with an Austin Makes Me Blush pin and a signed book plate. 






















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10 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for being a part of the tour! I'm so glad you enjoyed A Tale of Two Centuries! Your review had me doing a happy dance in my chair :)

    I had a lot of fun with this book, and I'm so grateful for you helping to spread the word about its release!

    xoxo
    Rachel

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  2. Great review! You completely captured Austin! Protective is a great way to describe him!

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  3. the romance IS steamier isn't it? #AustinMakesMeBlushHard

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  4. Love it. I'm about halfway through and relishing every moment of it. Austin AND Lucas are beyond swoon-worthy.

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  5. I still have to read the first one but I have heard so many great things about it, so I can't wait! I'm glad you enjoyed this one too. I can't wait to meet Austin! Great review, Montana! :D

    ~ Maida
    Literary Love Affair 

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  6. This series sounds really cute- love it.

    Fab review, chickie! <33

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  7. I am so jealous you got on this tour! Dying to read this one! <3 So happy you enjoyed it!

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  8. Awesome giveaway!! Thank you for the chance to win! :)

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  9. This looks so cute and awesome, just like the first book.

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