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Marie's World tells a tale of love gone wrong, of doing the right thing even if it hurts and how to survive when your world is turned upside down.
Famed dancer, actress and Reality TV star Marie returns from LA to her hometown in Scotland to escape the fall-out from the damaging revelations in her twin sister Layla's thinly-disguised novel. As she attempts to rebuild her li
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Paperback, 222 pages
Published June 30th 2014 by Austin Macauley (first published June 27th 2013)
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Amy Shannon
Jul 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
The story sends the reader on a journey of suspense as Marie, does her best to protect those she
cares about, and how she must deal with her current life as it clashes with her past. It's an excellent story of strength and the writing brings on a level of suspense. I found myself rooting
for Marie to make the right choice, and to realize that all her secrets would come out, eventually. The torment of Marie shows in the character's actions and thoughts. ‘Never meet those you idealise as they can
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Michelle Dodd
Oct 13, 2014 rated it really liked it
Intriguing story about Marie a famed dancer who at the height of her career is facing a disastrous future that could bring her down and it's at the hands of her twin sister Layla and her book she insist on publishing. Layla just wants her claim to fame but the secrets she wants to reveal could not only hurt her sister and family but also put them all in great danger. Marie has to make a choice on whether to stay hidden in her safe corner of life or be brave and plunge herself into everything she ...more
Ronijo Bookho
Oct 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is a truly amazing read, I was given the opportunity to do a review on this and found this to be a completely encompassing read.
This takes us on the journey with Marie as she travels back to her home and she revisits all the people from her past as she is trying to save those she cares the most about in the world. She is forced to look at her past while trying to figure out her future. This will bring you into the world of dance and wrestling, Marie's true loves and passions.

This is a high
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SnoopyDoo's Book Reviews
Jan 29, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: arc
The blurb of this book sounded interesting so when I got offered to review this book I jumped on it.
The beginning of the book was a little confusing to me, to many characters and to many events being recalled in order to get the reader up so speed to the story I suppose. But I found it rather confusing it was just a little too much cramped into the first chapter for my liking.

You can find my full review here;
http://snoopydoosbookreviews.com/mari...
InD'tale Magazine
1.5/5.0

The promise of wrestling, dance, love and shadowy secrets make cracking this book open irresistible! Unfortunately, this novel just doesn’t realize its potential.

Read full review in the 2015 April issue of InD'tale Magazine.
Katie Reads
Jun 20, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Kristal McKerrington


This book is some read it has lots of twists and turns which it quite confusing to start of with but when you get right into the story you get to know all the characters well. It was really good that the author put in Marie’s diarty entries in to the story so you know what Marie is thinking in her own head.


Marie is dancer who is running away from something big so the only place she feels she is safe is in Aberdeen where she is from and where her dancing career took off fr
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Patricia
Jun 27, 2016 rated it really liked it


I must say I was surprised by this book , I was sucked in to Marie's story . She is a dancer , actress who has returned home to Scotland to figure out what she needs to do after the fall out of the scathing book her twin sister Layla has written. While in Scotland she is trying to rebuild her reputation and bombarded with memories of the man she loved once and thrown into his world . Will she survive.

I must say I started reading this book I kind of got sucked in the characters are well written
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Sarah Queen
Arc received by Amo's Book Corner in exchange for an honest review.

I don't know exactly how to review this book! I have a lot of mixed feelings.
To start with, there was a lot of characters and, honestly, I got so confused with it all. Chapter one seemed to go on forever!!

We start with Marie going back to Aberdeen, her home town for recouperation and rest followed by her dance partner Derek. The story is about a street dance crew and wrestlers. After a big argument with her twin sister Layla, M
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Brandi Reeves-Pearson (Saints and Sinners Books)
When I first started Marie's World, I was instantly sucked in. There was no denying that Marie has a lot to deal with and I couldn't help but to read and find out what really was going on. I will say, this one does not give anything away until the last few chapters. I was guessing throughout the entire book, wondering what could be so bad that things were happening the way it did.
I did like this one gave a different aspect as to wrestling and dancing. I didn't think the two would really work si
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Breanna Eichhorn
After seven years Marie is finally returning home, being at home in Aberdeen made her stomach twist up. Aberdeen bred drive and challenged its citizens to go after their dreams. She had to keep fighting the urge to run. Layla wrote a book that told all the secrets. Marie has tried to break free of her ex-husband but she couldn't . Her father would never accept that she married a man that he hated. Marie's ex husband decided to make a movie off the book. Layla wants Marie in the movie, she wont d ...more
Bernie Morris
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Teri Caiazzo
Aug 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: To anyone who loves a bit true life, with suspense added
Recommended to Teri by: Author Kristal McKerrington
Marie goes back home to Alberdeen after being away for seven years, after her husband Harold has left her, it is there that she finds her twin sister, Layla has written a book, and now wants her sister to be in the movie. Derek is Marie's present boyfriend, and is doing his best to help Marie be the person he knows she can be, but life is getting difficult for Marie, once again.
Marie was a mess when Harold left her, but can Marie play the part in the movie and still move forward? This movie is
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Danielle Goodwin
Dec 15, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Joe E. Legend and Kristal McKerrington's "Marie's World" and "Marie's World: The Aftermath" are the first two books in the Marie's World series. It's a story about the dancing and professional wrestling worlds. There is an ensemble cast, and they do a good job introducing one character at a time so you can keep track of everyone. Each new detail is presented in turn, spiraling back, so you know more and more about each person. At times it has the feel of a WWE storyline and at other times it's a ...more
GirlfriendsandOurBookBoyfriends
I was asked to review this book in exchange for my honest review. The synopsis is what initially drew me to this book and made me want to read it. When starting the book, there was so much going on, so many characters, that I had a difficult time keeping up and felt that some of it was just there as filler and didn’t necessarily need to be included.
I genuinely liked Marie but it did take me a little bit before I could connect with her, I enjoy books where women are strong and it took a while be
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Danielle Goodwin
Dec 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
Joe E. Legend and Kristal McKerrington's "Marie's World" and "Marie's World: The Aftermath" are the first two books in the Marie's World series. It's a story about the dancing and professional wrestling worlds. There is an ensemble cast, and they do a good job introducing one character at a time so you can keep track of everyone. Each new detail is presented in turn, spiraling back, so you know more and more about each person. At times it has the feel of a WWE storyline and at other times it's a ...more
Erica
Mar 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
While Marie's World takes a bit to get into, keep going it's worth it!
Thanks to her twin sister Marie is forced to return home leaving the life she's built behind in order to protect herself.
Marie basically has to decide if she's going to hide or if she's going to fight and protect those she loves.
That was the biggest draw for me, how protective Marie is of her family and friends.
The diary inserts were a great addition to the story, I loved those little snippets.
This is my second book by the aut
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Susans book review (susan miles)
omg this book was AMAZING it was worth buying loved the story
this is a story about dancers and wrestlers which got me reading it was confusing at the begining but i got it when i got to the end kristal is a lovely lady so i bought this to review for her im so glad i did cos i cannot wait till the second book of this
Agatha Rae
Apr 28, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Kristal McKerrington has taken a great idea and has made it leap off the page. She has created a world where you just don't want the story to end, you just keep on turning the pages. I recommend the book and hope to see far more stories from the author in the future.
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Jul 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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