Falling For The Unepxected

Book Review
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This debut novel had our review team all fired up and it’s safe to say its a review team favorite.

See what our reviewers are saying about Falling For The Unexpected.



Oh my goodness, what a fabulous book! Simone and Kyle…eek! This book was so well written and had a fantastic storyline that you can’t help but love it! Angst and romance are always an amazing combination, throw in some unexpected twists and ultimately a HEA and I’m sold! ~ Angela

Rating 4.5 Stars


Love love love!!!!

I absolutely love this book!! The entire book, characters and storyline are so real. I could relate to almost every character. Simone is my hero, haha. She’s such an amazing, strong woman and I admire a mom that puts her child(ren) first, at all times. The relationship between her and Addie is remarkable and all real. I love me some Trent and am definitely in love with Kyle!! I can’t wait to read more about these characters, especially Addie and Ian! This was just a beautiful, real book that definitely gives you all the feels. A must read, for sure!! ~ Krista

Rating 5 Stars


Expect To Be Wowed

To say I was fortunate to read this book is an understatement. It’s a wonderful book! It’s more than a coming of age story. It’s more than a boy meets girl and fall in love story. It’s more than two broken people who overcame sad childhoods and become stronger, better people.

It’s more than those things. It’s truly hard to believe this is a debut novel for the author. It’s wonderfully written! The main characters, Kyle and Simone are incredibly likable. They’ve made mistakes in life but they work hard to overcome them.

This book will put you on a roller coaster of emotions and all the while you are rooting for them. You want them to have their happily ever after because their lives are less than perfect but still they persevere.

I don’t want to give away anything because the story is so beautiful, you’ll want to go in not knowing what happens because you want to feel all the emotions. Life is unexpected but you can be sure to expect to love this book. I picked it up and before I knew, it was over and I was left with a warm feeling all over. It’s truly a beautiful story. Honestly, if I could give more than five stars I would. It did not disappoint in the least! ~ Letty

Rating 5 Stars


Wonderful debut novel

A story of the Phoenix rising out of the ashes and getting everything she truly deserved. Simone never grew up with a stable family life, living in foster care she was never able to trust anyone. She makes a bad choice but received a beautiful gift from that choice. Kyle also grew up with a tragic childhood but was lucky to have extended family, but will he ever overcome the demons from his past? This is a coming of age story, where hard work, having strength and courage and allowing yourself to trust in love can have great rewards. Wonderful debut novel. ~ Dawne

Rating 4 Stars


I loved this book.

Kyle and Simone. Wow. I loved this book!

I am normally a bit hard faced when it comes to crying over books but i will admit i shed a tear reading this. It was heartbreaking with what Simone went through and her and Kyle share a lot of pain. Both of their pasts are horrible and they both work hard to mask it. They have a lot to deal with with Simones ex Brad doing his hardest to create problems for then. They both over come them to be what they always wanted. Something they dreamed of. A family.

An amazing story line that left me hooked from beginning to end. ~ Katy

Rating 5 Stars


Totally BookSmacked

This story was written beautifully and kept real. I loved the dynamic between Simone and Kyle. Even little Stella was a gem. I can’t wait for all the rest of the gangs stories and hope all the characters continue to have a large presence still, so we can watch them all continue to grow.

Thanks for this amazing story, you certainly out did yourself Rachel! ~ Sarah

Rating 5 Stars


Amazing debut!!

A must read!!! Loved this Debut book and if this is what we got from her first book then I absolutely cannot wait for what she writes next!! Beautiful story but filled with lots of conflict and emotions! Oh Simone and Kyle! I wanted to hate Simone at first but after seeing what she went through in her childhood and continued to endure pain and heartache with Brad aka the JERK, you couldn’t help but feel for her and love her. And Kyle with his own childhood demons that he mentally locks up…my heart hurt for him! Their story proves you can overcome so much and end up happy! Loved their friends and family and getting to see glimpses of their stories mingled throughout the story and cannot wait for the next…fingers crossed for Addie and Ian;) 5 stars!!! ~ Jennifer

Rating 5 Stars


Beautiful Debut

Author Rachel Lyn Adams has written such a beautiful and heartfelt debut. Her story is filled with real life struggles and fears, warmth and growth, something not many authors achieve with the first book. Her characters enchanting and charming (except Brad, he’s just *gag*). Her ability to show not just tell her readers the story is astounding.