Oct 25, Dragonpoetikfly BlackHippyPoet Poetry rated it it was amazing Very intriguing, with a beautiful and tragic background into an triumphant and passionate ending! Aug 04, Mary rated it really liked it Seize the Moment During the first few Solomon chapters, I had a hard time figuring where this was going and once it did, I couldn't stop the tears. There is so much raw emotion in this storyline and the characters so easy to love. Logan is so full of fire in her passion for soccer and her family.
Meeting Solomon at Xavier University helps to fill in any missing pieces of her life and the same goes for how Solomon feels about her. They strive for excellence and excel in their respective sports. Wh Seize the Moment During the first few Solomon chapters, I had a hard time figuring where this was going and once it did, I couldn't stop the tears. What a fabulous book to go along with the timing of Olympics in Rio!
Received an ARC for an honest review. I have no idea where to start! I love this book for so many different reasons. First, the cover is hot enough to melt the glass on my tablet. I identified so closely with Logan's character as a daddy's girl who lost her dad sooner than she expected.
Solomon had such an amazing journey to discover the beautiful parts of him as an American and a Fijian. I couldn't imagine a better ending for the both of them. I will have to pay special attention I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review. I will have to pay special attention to judo in this year's games. This is one book that once you start reading, you won't want to put it down.
Fury is an outstanding read of heartbreak, tragedy, angst, passion, heart stopping emotions, romance, and lots of sex it is the Olympics. The setting was great, the story flowed smoothly, and the author created characters that are intriguing and you couldn't help but love.
Jul 17, Jennifer Holzapfel rated it it was amazing What started out as a tragedy for 2 lovers and their families in 90's Fiji, created a child who was cut out of his drowning mother's womb. The child was named Solomon Kano and spent the first 13 years of life on Fiji, not knowing the truth of his birth.
Another loving couple, in Ohio, one a professional baseball player, the other a basketball player were dealing with their own tragedies at the same time. They finally carried a baby to term after multiple miscarriages, she was named Logan Lowery. What started out as a tragedy for 2 lovers and their families in 90's Fiji, created a child who was cut out of his drowning mother's womb.
Logan was to be their only child, and played all sports with agility and grace, but choosing soccer as her life. Solomon was told of his birth and loss of both parents, his father's parents and his mother's uncle to a terrible storm, a boat coming upon his drowning mother, her only words were to tell them to save her baby. He was named Solomon for the man who cut him from her womb.
He found out he had an uncle living in America and contacted him. His uncle felt alone for so long he gladly allowed Solomon to live with him and taught him judoka. Solomon and Logan met in college, she was on the college soccer team, while Solomon belonged to the judoka club.
They became friends from running together and pushing to see who could outrun the other. They started casually dating, when in the middle of the night he got a frantic call from Logan telling him her father just died from the stage four cancer that he had just contracted.
He drove her all the way home and stayed with her and her mother right up to after the funeral. When second term started, Logan returned to school and they became lovers. They both promised her father they would fight as hard as possible and make it to the Rio Olympics and win. Solomon had no chance to get on the US judoka team, but he was able to compete for Fiji, While Logan earned a spot on the US women's soccer team.
They can never keep their hands off each other and never used protection, but were lucky. Logan heart broken, told Solomon they needed to stop seeing each other until after the Olympics. They both needed the time to focus totally on their sports, but thought of each other all the time. Will either of them win a medal, and will they still be so much in love after being apart for months?