REVIEW: CROWNED WITH GUILT by S.K. Rose


Title: Crowned With Guilt

Series: Remember the Reaper

Author: S.K. Rose

Genre: Romance, Teen & YA,

Publication Date: June 3, 2018

As a child, I discovered a castle. It became a sanctuary from the nightmare that was my life, but my fairytale truly began when he found me. The boy with green eyes and crooked smile. The boy with stories and an imagination that could take us far, far away. In our castle he was the prince, and I the princess. For the first time in my life I was safe, happy. I was loved. But every fairytale has a villain, ours would be no different. I just never expected the villain to be me.

See what our review team is saying about Crowned With Guilt

Dawne's thoughts...

WHAT THE HECK DID I JUST READ? Only an amazing book by a debut author. A heartbreaking story about a girl that seemed to have rolled snake eyes when it comes to her childhood. I wanted to take that little girl and shower her with love. This book will tear at you, and make you want scream about life’s injustice; then tie you in a knot and sigh enveloped in true love. That cliffy..... Brilliant job!

 

Liza's thoughts...

It’s hard to believe this book is a debut book. From the first few chapters to the last I was gripped and needed to know what happened. I felt the authors writing matured with each chapter which I feel has as much to do with the characters growing up as it does for the author getting more confident. The characters were real and flawed just like us all which drew me to them more. My favourite character had to be the side character Mary-Beth but each character really resonated with me. I can read absolutely any sort of story and not be affected but bear in mine this story has some hard to deal with topics but that doesn’t take away from the story. In fact I feel it adds to it. I need book two ASAP.

 

Pammy's thoughts...

S.K. Rose has totally smashed her debut book Crowned with guilt. Tessa is one outstanding character and her story tor my heart out, she is such a strong character. When she meets Andrew she gets a spark in her that lights up the story. It truly transforms it into something so innocent and beautiful. until it’s dark again. Tessa shuts down, she grows up and she turns into a fighter, she will not let anyone hurt her ever again, she will NOT let anyone tear her heart out AGAIN. She needs nobody. Until Blossom, crashes into her life, this friendship is amazing, blossom is totally infectious and wonderful. Everyone should have a Blossom in there lives. But. Blossom being about means Tessa’s world is going to spin on it’s axis AGAIN. What will Tessa do, will she cope, will she survive, will she find peace and happiness. You want to know the answers right??? Well guess what. You gotta buy the book. You won’t regret it. 100/100 5 million stars. I hated having to adult when I started this book I didn’t want to stop. Life is so annoying when you get a book this totally amazingly good. A must buy . Go now go go go .

 

Samantha's thoughts...

O.M.G S.K Rose debut book was amazing, I had a hard time to put this down. You'll laugh and you'll cry reading this, your most likely also have a book hangover in the best possible way, I can't wait to read more from this Author she does an amazing job gripping you from the very beginning to the very last page.

 

Terri's thoughts...

How is this a debut novel? The story that was weaved in this book is one that almost had me brought to tears forhe first time while reading. This book stirs up so many emotions. That I found myself lucky that my device wasn't broken by the time that I was done reading. The characters were sculpted so perfectly that they were so relatable, you feel like your in the story. I found myself going through highs and lows with the characters. I can't wait for the rest of Tessa and Andrew's story

 

Nancy's thoughts...

All I can say is WOW! What a debut Crowned with Guilt is. It grabbed me from the begining and didn't let go. I cried and laughed and just couldn't stop reading. Now I have a book hangover. I fell in love with all the characters. They were so real you could feel all their emotions and what a rollercoaster ride that was. I can't wait to read more from S.K. Rose!

 

Katy's thoughts...

Oh My God!!!! I wasn't sure what to expect with this book but one of them wasn't me to be blubbering like a right mess. It certainly gave you the feels. It takes a lot for me to shed a tear but this lady made me bawl. This story is one that you completely invest yourself in from beginning to end. I kinda went nooooooooo when the words 'the end' appeared. I mean seriously, you wounded me!!! For a debut novel, this seriously knocks your socks off. It was a seamless and invigorating read that clutches your heart in a vice and refuses to let go. Everything in this book you feel right along with them. I was quite simply amazing. I honestly cannot describe how incredible it was. A certain must read. Well done S.K Rose it was beautiful.

 

Rebecca's thoughts...

This is an author to watch out for. Her debut grabs you from the beginning til the end. If she doesn't hurry and give me the second book I'll definitely have to go stalker mood and hunt her down. Its an emotional read but I regret nothing! Your heart breaks repeatedly for Tessa. From the moment you met her til the very end.. Anyone that has had situations happen to them can completely understand how she feels, the self-doubt and loathing. SK rose takes you right in there and you have to be completely heartless not to atleast tear up. You want so badly for Tessa to find her happily ever after. You immediately love Andrew, her prince. The first kind person she ever meets. I'm not giving away anything, so I'm stopping here. If you need a book that just completely takes you away while you read, or if you need to just let out some tears, this is a must read. My only hiccup is the ending but that's why Im desperately needing the next book. Well played Ms. Rose and congratulations on your debut

 

Laura's thoughts...

The first novel by S.K Rose, and an absolute clinker!!!! I read this book in two days, it was just that damn addictive. It’s a rollercoaster of emotions. I actually ugly cried at one point. I’m not going to go into too much detail, because this is one that you really must read for yourself. You won’t be disappointed. Well done S.K Rose, I can’t wait to read more of your work! ❤️🌹

 

Cindy's thoughts..

Book Hangover! What a great debut novel from S.K. Rose! I loved every minute of it. I loved that it had dark elements and then brought us back to the light. This book gave me all the feels. It had me crying and laughing. The story was unique and well written. It left me wanting more, more and moooorrreee! I loved these characters! S.K. Rose is one of my new one click favorite authors. Read this book. You won't be sorry.

 

Briana's thoughts..

To be quite honest, this is the first book to make me cry since Carnage. Now I’m kind of scared to read more. Not to say it wasn’t good. It was freakin amazing. You have to read it for yourself to understand.

 

Yericka's thoughts...

THIS WAS ONE HELL OF A DEBUT! Now, how do I write this without spoilers... I read it in one sitting. I could do nothing else but be consumed with each word, each sentence. The emotions this brand-new author evokes. Her writing certainly promises great things to come. Her story has true depth, heart and soul. I ugly cried my poor heart out. I laughed, a lot. The characters where incredible. Mary-Beth (aka Pinky Pie) is my favorite, aside from the lead characters. Andrew, he made my heart beat out of my chest. Tess she's my hero, her strength, her inner beauty. I adored her. Even at her bitchiest.