[Book Review] The Flip Side of Love by Ashley Amber

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By Ashley Amber

James Letta is going on tour to promote a new album in the UK. Accompanied by his girlfriend, Spirit, the pair decide to take in the sights between interviews and shows. But something goes awry when Spirit’s magic traps the couple in a loop, reliving the same day. The only way out is a difficult choice that will change their relationship.

This is the second installment in Amber’s Flip Side Series of novelettes. Crafting a complete story in a short fiction format is no easy task and Amber does it brilliantly. The story incorporates themes of love and magic. The relationship between James and Spirit is well developed. It left me wanting more of the story, in a good way. I am looking forward to the next installment in the series.

As a fan of the classic film, I thoroughly enjoyed the nod to Groundhog’s Day. This is a short fiction you’re not going to want to miss.

I’d like to thank the author for the free advanced copy of the book in exchange for my honest review.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

About the Author

Ashley Amber

Ashley Amber is a Boston-based author best known for her 2021 debut novelette The Flip Side of Sad.

After high demand from readers for a sequel and a night in front of the computer with the movie Groundhog Day playing as background noise, her next book (title TBA) was born. Ashley credits her love of Back to the Future as some of the inspiration behind the book, even including a couple of nods to the movie in the story.

You can find more of Ashley’s writing in anthologies, including her poetry debut in the LGBTQIA+ anthology Deviant: Chronicles of Pride, where Ashley tackles the struggles of asexuality in a poem titled “Ace of Hearts.” Ashley also has upcoming pieces published in anthologies by Collective Tales Publishing and Twelve House Books.

When Ashley isn’t writing, she’s on YouTube making videos about her author journey, writer’s life and more.

Ashley is currently on the search for literary representation and traditional publishing for her LGBTQIA+ book series.

Website: https://ashleyamberauthor.com/

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