Friday, 18 March 2016

BLOG TOUR~ A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole

One kiss lasts a moment.
But a thousand kisses can last a lifetime.

One boy.
One girl.
A bond that is forged in an instant and cherished for a decade.
A bond that neither time nor distance can break.
A bond that will last forever.
Or so they believe.
When seventeen-year-old Rune Kristiansen returns from his native Norway to the sleepy town of Blossom Grove, Georgia, where he befriended Poppy Litchfield as a child, he has just one thing on his mind. Why did the girl who was one half of his soul, who promised to wait faithfully for his return, cut him off without a word of explanation?
Rune’s heart was broken two years ago when Poppy fell silent. When he discovers the truth, he finds that the greatest heartache is yet to come.

Standalone Young Adult Tearjerker Romance.
For ages 14 and up.

 I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

" I'm poppy Litchfield and you're Rune Kristiansen. This is a handshake. My mamaw told me it's what you do when you don't know somebody. Now we're friends. Best Friends"

A Thousand Boy Kisses isn’t your typical love story. Let’s just say that where love shines there is no way darkness can dwell. This was an unexpected and incredible love story. I wasn’t sure what I was in for because Tillie Cole always takes me on a ride when it comes to her stories. This has to be the only book that I’ve ever read from beginning to end that had me in a complete mess. A Thousand Boy Kisses is now my #1 all time favorite tearjerker and Young Adult story.

A Thousand Boy Kisses is told from the point of views of Rune and Poppy (I love the uniqueness of their names by the way). Rune and Poppy had a connection instantly and their story is told over a span of years. That’s all I am going to give you on this book. I want you to dive in blind just like I did. I didn’t expect the story that I got.

This story was heart-rending, gripping, emotional, a snot and ugly cry tale. Trust me, heed my warning...... I wouldn’t read this book in public if I were you. Even in the confines of my bedroom I barely kept it together…barely. Walnut ice cream, a dark space, warm bed and my box of tissues was all I needed.

Overall, this story was so much more than the blurb. The feelings attached to it will leave you thinking about life and love. The characters are sweet, loving, inspiring, brave and most of all they leave an impression on you even after reading ”The End”.

"I love you Poppymin"

A must read if you enjoy a good cry and a love story that isn't of the norm, this is for you. Tillie Cole I love you and thank you for the opportunity in reading your story, this was phenomenal.

Tillie Cole hails from a small town in the North-East of England. She grew up on a farm with her English mother, Scottish father and older sister and a multitude of rescue animals. As soon as she could, Tillie left her rural roots for the bright lights of the big city.
After graduating from Newcastle University with a BA Hons in Religious Studies, Tillie followed her Professional Rugby player husband around the world for a decade, becoming a teacher in between and thoroughly enjoyed teaching High School students Social Studies before putting pen to paper, and finishing her first novel.
Tillie has now settled in Austin, Texas, where she is finally able to sit down and write, throwing herself into fantasy worlds and the fabulous minds of her characters.
Tillie is both an independent and traditionally published author, and writes many genres including: Contemporary Romance, Dark Romance, Young Adult and New Adult novels.
When she is not writing, Tillie enjoys nothing more than curling up on her couch watching movies, drinking far too much coffee, while convincing herself that she really doesn’t need that extra square of chocolate.

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  1. Sounds good nice review so want to read this !

  2. Sounds good nice review so want to read this !