The Boy and His Ribbon Book Review

April 8, 2018 / 0 comments

The Boy and His Ribbon Book ReviewThe Boy and His Ribbon by Pepper Winters
Series: The Ribbon Duet #1
Published by Self-Published on April 1st 2018
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Format: eARC
Source: ARC
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“What do you do when you meet your soul mate? No wait…that’s too easy. What do you do when you meet your soul mate and have to spend a lifetime loving him in secret?
I’ll tell you what you do.
You lie.”


Ren was eight when he learned that love doesn’t exist—that the one person who was supposed to adore him only cared how much he was worth.
His mother sold him and for two years, he lived in terror.
But then…he ran.
He thought he’d run on his own. Turned out, he took something of theirs by accident and it became the one thing he never wanted and the only thing he ever needed.


I was young when I fell in love with him, when he switched from my world to my everything.
My parents bought him for cheap labour, just like they had with many other kids, and he had the scars to prove it.
At the start, he hated me, and I could understand why.
For years he was my worst enemy, fiercest protector, and dearest friend.
But by the end…he loved me.
The only problem was, he loved me in an entirely different way to the way I loved him.
And slowly, my secret drove us apart.

Angie’s Thoughts:

Where do I start?

This book blew me away! Like dandelions in the wind, my emotions swirled and twirled higher and higher with every page. When I didn’t think I could read no more, my heart wouldn’t allow me to quit.

Ren is a formidable character. Even at a young age you can’t not help but love him. Everything he’s gone through and continued to battle for years throughout the book really makes you question your own sanity. Your heart breaks for him at every turn and even when you know you shouldn’t be rooting for him you do.

Della is something else. She’s smart, sassy, conniving and makes you want to smack her at times. She’s young and naive. But growing up the way she had really put everything into perspective. You understand her actions and her consequences. Making yourself question your own morals in return.

I know I say this a lot but you need to go in blind. This book deserves to be read without spoilers. Not even a glimpse of what the future withholds beyond the blurb. The Boy and His Ribbon will make you uncomfortable. It will leave you with doubts and questions. But it’s so worth it. Every. Single. Minute.

The Verdict:



About Pepper Winters

Pepper Winters wears many roles. Some of them include writer, reader, sometimes wife. She loves dark, taboo stories that twist with your head. The more tortured the hero, the better, and she constantly thinks up ways to break and fix her characters. Oh, and sex… her books have sex. 
She loves to travel and has an amazing, fabulous hubby who puts up with her love affair with her book boyfriends.
Her debut book Tears of Tess will be followed with Quintessentially Q. You didn’t think Q could stop so soon, did you? Her other two titles, Last Shadow and Broken Chance will be coming soon

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