Review: Sweet Rome (Sweet Home #2) by Tillie Cole

18759341Title:  Sweet Rome (Sweet Home #2)
Author: Tillie Cole
Published: January 30th 2014
Date Read: February 1st 2014
Rating: 4 stars

You met Romeo Prince in the Amazon & USA Today bestselling novel, Sweet Home. Now hear the story from his lips: unbarred, uncensored and raw to the bone.

It makes me laugh when I hear that folk think Mol and I rushed into it too fast, spouting that we couldn’t possibly have felt what we did for each other in such a short space of time. I say, how the hell would they know? We made it, didn’t we? She became my whole life, didn’t she? And as for my folks not being real, being true? Tell that to me aged ten, eleven, twelve — damn, all my bastard life — when I was never enough, when I was beaten until I bled for being too good at football and not being everything they’d dreamed: the perfectly dutiful son. Tell that to thousands of kids around the world getting wailed on by asshole parents for whatever stupid reason; tell them that evil don’t exist in their eyes.

Fuck Romeo and Juliet: this is the story of me and my girl, from my lips. No mushy sentiment, no cheese, just the plain, hard truth, and, because I’m feeling generous, I’m going to let you in on more of our story too.

Sweet Rome is a New Adult Companion Novel to Sweet Home — contains adult content, sexual situations and mature topics. Suited for ages 18 and up.

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MY THOUGHTS

Almost half were rehash of the first book from Rome’s perspective. I could say that his view on things are much deeper and I could see more through him. I enjoyed the last 2-3 chapters of the book. It was such a relieving thing to see how these characters get in life. I love seeing them successful and having their family. It was a pretty sweet ending for both Rome and Molly.

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