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  1. All for a Story - eBookeBOOK
    All for a Story - eBook
    Allison Pittman
    Tyndale House / 2013 / ePub
    $9.29 Retail: $13.99 Save 34% ($4.70)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
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  1. CGirl87
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Fun Historical Fiction
    July 12, 2014
    CGirl87
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for All for a Story, All For a Song Series #2.
    I think I can honestly say that this book was unlike any other novel that I have ever read - in a good way. Monica is a gossip reporter who frequently visits speakeasies and writes about them in her column "Monkey Business". Max has just inherited the paper she writes for and has left his job as an editor for an evangelist's magazine to manage it. When he arrives, he begins making significant changes to the content of the paper, especially to her column. But will she survive swapping the glamour of the nightlife scene for reporting on a club of women who are opposed to flirting?

    The contrast between the two main characters and the situations that result from the clashes between them were highly entertaining. Personally, I found it refreshing to see a departure from the typical "bad boy meets good girl" storyline. Ms. Pittman uses snappy dialogue, sympathetic characters, and a unique cast of supporting characters to weave a quirky story that stands out. While not afraid to address serious subject matter she does so with great tact.

    I would recommend this book to anyone who likes unique historical fiction, and I look forward to reading the next installment in the series!
  2. luvs to cook
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Thoroughly modern Monica
    July 2, 2014
    luvs to cook
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4
    This review was written for All for a Story, All For a Song Series #2.
    This is an interesting story of a thoroughly modern girl Monica who works for the newspaper in the roaring 1920's when there were speakeasies where people could meet and drink the night away unless there was a police raid. The editor of the paper died suddenly, leaving the paper to his nephew who was working for a Christian evangelist. Max and Monica were bound to clash! Still, Monica needed the job and Max was fascinated by her beauty, personality, and love of life. How Max loosened up and Monica saw how some of her comments in the paper were hurtful and both learned to appreciate each other made for an interesting story with many twists and turns you would never suspect.
  3. Jessica Bates
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    June 28, 2014
    Jessica Bates
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4
    This review was written for All for a Story, All For a Song Series #2.
    It's the roaring twenties and Monica "Monkey" Bisbaine is a modern girl who writes about speakeasies in Washington, D.C. for a small newspaper, Capital Chatter. Max Moore is a Christian man who has just inherited the Capitol Chatter from his late Uncle Edward. Max is immediately taken by the flirty and wild Monica and endeavors to help her learn of God and His ways.

    This was a neat little book. Some of my favorite parts of the story were the references to life in the twenties. It even opens with one of Monica's "Monkey Business" columns, steeped in the language of the twenties. I enjoyed this book. It was a nice read and ended differently than I expected and actually a little abruptly in my opinion. I recommend it.
  4. rlighthouse
    PA
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Monkey Business
    June 24, 2014
    rlighthouse
    PA
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for All for a Story, All For a Song Series #2.
    Monica anonymously writes a column for the newspaper that allows her to visit the speakeasys in Washington DC so she has something to write about.

    Max inherits the paper from his estranged uncle after he suddenly passes away.

    Their first meeting is at the funeral of the uncle/boss and Max can't get her out of his head even though she is everything that is wrong for him and he is now her boss.

    Even though I guessed how the relationship would end up it was interesting reading a book set during the roaring twenties
  5. Leeann
    CdA, ID
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    3 Stars Out Of 5
    too predictable
    June 22, 2014
    Leeann
    CdA, ID
    Age: 25-34
    Gender: female
    Quality: 3
    Value: 3
    Meets Expectations: 3
    This review was written for All for a Story, All For a Song Series #2.
    All for a Story was well-written, but I found it was too predictable. I could tell what was going to happen from the very beginning of the story. It is a called a Christian fiction book, but as a Christian, I didn't agree with some of the messages from the book. The hero Max falls in love with a wild woman Monica. She leads him to trouble like drinking when it is against the law. And he finds excitement in her wild living. He keeps pursuing her, against his better judgment, and in the end, she turns around and all is well and happy. It was just too unrealistic for me to swallow.
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