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The Thicker the Berry, the Sweeter the Juice Series

The Thicker the Berry, the Sweeter the Juice The Thicker the Berry, the Sweeter the Juice by Kendra Rainey
My rating: 2.5 of 5 stars

Description
Sometimes our very wants are not exactly what we need. 
Cherish Denise learns from every trial and tribulation in the most horrible way. Not only does this young teen change from the nerdy plus side girl next door to the thick, busty and voluptuous woman. She becomes exactly what she never wanted to be after secretly falling in love with her handsome, chocolate neighbor Khalil. Cherish finds herself the subject of ridicule as she is turned down and placed in the “best friend” zone. 

Until she meets Caine, a thug from Georgia who literally knocks the socks right off her feet. They hit it off instantly, not knowing he was about to Inflict the worst pain on her. 

Caine seemed like the perfect guy at first with just a little street and thugness. 
Until he shakes up Cherish’s world, shows his true colors and motives, which sends Cherish up a valley of “no self-esteem and desperation.”

Book Review

The author did a great job of showcasing teen naivete showcased and the importance of education and self-love.  However, the story was unnecessarily wordy with incorrect word usage or placement often used to provide unrealistic dialogue in certain situations.  If you are not comfortable using certain words it's okay to keep it simple to avoid these issues.

Unfortunately, if you don't connect with the characters, the slow pace and lack of action will make the read seem like it will never end.  I think this story will help someone who may see some of themselves in the characters and if it does that's a plus. The HEA was a bit overdone, but overall an okay read.

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