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Review of L.A. Dreams

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[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "L.A. Dreams" by A.M. Morrell.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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To sustain a relationship, Corbett Scott turned down the repeated requests of his best friend to travel to Los Angeles with him. His friend wanted him to kick-start the career he felt they both loved. Scott eventually moved to the city, albeit due to certain occurrences that left him broken. It also spurred him to commence a career as a singer in a band. Some members of the band include Jesse, Trent, and Greg, and most of them got along together as both colleagues and buddies. The highlight for me was when Scott fell in love with a lady. However, a relationship with her seemed unattainable to many because she was of high caliber and due to the huge difference between them. Read this book to discover if fate will make a love story between them possible.

While fictional stories are meant to be entertaining, there are often underlying lessons therein. Having had a close relationship with a drug addict, I loved the way the author handled a situation with one in this book. This is because I found the method effective.

In the world today, people keep preaching that compromises are the bedrock of a healthy relationship. Most of the time, these compromises necessitate giving up one's dreams or preferences. A.M. Morrell's L.A. Dreams reinforced my belief that, in most situations, individuals should prioritize their careers over any relationship. This is especially for those who force us to choose between a career or our partners. I think it is often for selfish reasons and they make us unhappy in the long run.

This book taught me another perspective on how a relationship can make or mar you. While one relationship seems to be pulling you down, another will pull you up. So, I think people should consider this before committing to any form of relationship.

Choosing what I loved the most about this book is a difficult decision to make. This is because I literally loved every bit of it. The author's writing style is impeccable. To be a bit precise, I loved the way he wrote about some lovebirds in the book. This is because they made me smile, giggle, and even blush on their behalf. Can you recall those love stories you read about in books or watched in movies and how you wished you were one of the characters? This book also made me feel the same way.

I had to restrain myself from giving this book a perfect rating in the first paragraph before even writing any other words. It was that good! All I have said about this book gears toward the positive side. Therefore, I am rating it four out of four stars. Specifically, I have no negative comments about the book. Those interested in reading about the story of a young man who had to determine a career path as well as how relationships affected it will appreciate this book. Therefore, I recommend it to them.

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Post by Amy Luman »

I’m not sure that I agree with prioritizing career above a relationship. I know for me, had I done that I would not have my son or the life that I do. I believe that the key is BOTH partners doing the compromising. In the book, though, it does seem like Corbett was constantly on the giving end.
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One thing I've come to place so much value on is the review if books. This is because it gives me an idea of what book I may enjoy and subsequently add them to my to read list. I will definitely read this one
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I enjoyed the book, one thing I learned from the book is the ability to think and calculate well before taking a serious decision. Great review.
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Post by Uwe Neufeld »

I don't like this romantic stuff, I'm to old for that. But here it seems to be rather about relationship, that's ok. Yes, relationship and career. Great review!
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Living life in a relationship with drug addict is difficult situation, i would love to know how Morrell handels this situation in this book.
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I agree that relationships can make or mar you. I would love to read about the author's opinion.
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Corbett Scott is an interesting character. His love story is even more interesting. This is a great book.
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This book seems to address the delicate balance between love life and career. I enjoyed reading your review.
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This looks like an interesting story about friendship, making the right choices and love. The narrative is detailed, and it is easy for the reader to gain insight into each of the characters.
Thanks for a good review on this book.
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Post by Hubre De Klerk »

This was a very honest and easy to read review. It piqued my interests as to what is happening in this story and how everything will end. It sounds like an easy, romantic and thought-provoking book to read. It definitely sounds like a book I would want on my shelves after some thrilling and complex stories!
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Post by María Andrea Fernández Sepúlveda »

In the world today, people keep preaching that compromises are the bedrock of a healthy relationship. Most of the time, these compromises necessitate giving up one's dreams or preferences. A.M. Morrell's L.A. Dreams reinforced my belief that, in most situations, individuals should prioritize their careers over any relationship. This is especially for those who force us to choose between a career or our partners. I think it is often for selfish reasons and they make us unhappy in the long run.
I guess it depends on the relationship. And the career. Each person has different priorities, and I don't think there's a one-size-fits-all answer.
Choosing what I loved the most about this book is a difficult decision to make. This is because I literally loved every bit of it. The author's writing style is impeccable. To be a bit precise, I loved the way he wrote about some lovebirds in the book. This is because they made me smile, giggle, and even blush on their behalf. Can you recall those love stories you read about in books or watched in movies and how you wished you were one of the characters? This book also made me feel the same way.
I remember that feeling, and you conveyed it in a great way. I can't wait to read this book!
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Post by Bertha Jackson »

I hope Corbett Scott learns that you can have a good career and a good relationship, but it takes work and compromises on both sides. Thank you for your review.
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This is an interesting fictional thriller highlighting the bonds of friendship, drug addiction, falling in love, and following your dreams. The book is temporarily free on Amazon Kindle and has a well-written OnlineBookClub review. Congrats on the BOTD selection.
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Post by Brenda Creech »

This sounds like a great book! I love a good love story. I am also curious about all of Corbett's struggles along the way! I am going to add this one to my want-to-read list. Thanks for the great review!
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