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Friday, March 8, 2013

On Tour: Torn Together by Emlyn Chand

Emlyn Chand is now on tour with CLP Blog Tour with her book, Torn Together. Please visit her tour page on CLP Blog Tours for more blog stop and enter a chance to win a $20 Amazon gift card.

Torn Together
by Emlyn Chand

Genre: Chick Lit, Contemporary, Romance
Publication: August 2012 by Evolved Publishing
Format: ebook, 258 pages
Author: Website, Facebook, Twitter, GoodreadsGoogle+
Why does growing up have to be so difficult?

Daly English is having a harder time than most. Her future as an artist is unclear, her relationship with her mother is damaged beyond repair, and—to top it all off—her long-term boyfriend is having an affair. When Daly befriends two unlikely individuals—first a pregnant teen, and then a light-hearted charmer from India—her cynicism begins to melt away. Meghann provides insight into Daly's life and an endless stream of good advice, comforting Daly despite her own less fortunate position.

Kashi proves he cares too much about Daly to let her fade into the background of her own life. After a series of false starts, their quirky romance carries them to India, where Daly must win the approval of Kashi's family in order to seal their "forever."

I received a copy of Torn Together by Emlyn Chand from CLP Blog Tour as part of the blog tour.

Torn Together told a story of Daly, who was having a hard time—her relationship with her mother wasn’t really good, she wasn’t sure of her future as an artist, and on top of that, she just found out that her long-term boyfriend was having an affair. Her life began to change when her mother asked her to befriend with Meghann, a pregnant teen, and later, she met with Kashi, a sweet Indian guy who believe in destiny. 

The story, in my opinion began to attract me as Daly and Kashi went to India to visit Kashi’s family. I love Kashi’s his family and how they react once they’ve learnt that Kashi was in a relationship with Daly. It sounded real, like something that would really happen in Indian culture (I've watched lots of Indian movies in the past). My favorite part was that scene with Kashi and Daly in Taj Mahal. I love each of supporting characters in the book. My favorite is Meghann. I like how she cope with her life. She always appear so positive in my opinion, despite the difficulties she experienced in home and school. 

Torn Together is a story where I experienced a roller-coaster of emotions. There are times when I laugh and weep as I read it. I experienced joy and grief. I actually wasn’t sure of what to expect when I first read Torn Together by Emlyn Chand and I wasn’t sure that I was going to enjoy this book. Daly sounded a bit childish at the beginning. And I wasn’t really sure with Daly’s romance with Kashi, especially with that ‘destiny’ thing.  But as I continue to read the story, I began to like it a bit more. Torn Together was hard to put it down. I like it so much that I didn’t realized that I’ve read it to the last page. I would definitely recommend this book.

Author Bio: 

Chand emerged from the womb with a fountain pen clutched in her left hand (true story). When she's not writing, she runs a large book club in Ann Arbor and is the president of author PR firm Novel Publicity. Best known for her Young Adult novels, she is also developing a small, but devoted, following to her children's book series and is beginning to dabble in other genres as well. Emlyn enjoys connecting with readers and is available via almost every social media site in existence. Visit for more info, or connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or GoodReads. Don't forget to say "hi" to her sun conure Ducky!
Buy the Book! Get Torn Together on Amazon US, Amazon UK, Barnes&Noble, Kobo, Smashwords, or iTunes (coming soon).


  1. Thank you for the wonderful review, Nash! I'm so glad Torn Together touched you, and, yeah, Meghann was my favorite character, too.

    Thank you again,
    Emlyn :-D



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