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Publisher's Note:  

Chicago businessman and bachelor Devon Pierce doesn't want to be appointed guardian of Australian four-year-old Ryan Caldwell - but Ryan's solicitor, Stella Walker, won't take no for an answer. Little does Devon know that this "minor" adjustment will grant him a future he never expected to have. Told in a fast-paced, poignant, and witty style, Minor Adjustments will take you on a journey filled with humor, growth, romance, and love.



This book was sent to Compass Book Ratings for review by Bonneville Books


Minor Adjustments

by Rachael Anderson

Review Date:
12/21/2012

Recommended Age:
16+

Overall Rating:
****1/2

Profanity / Language Rating:

Violence / Gore Rating:
*

Sex / Nudity Rating:
***

Overall Review:  

Minor Adjustments shows just how much one person can make an impact on everyone else around him. Devon is left with a young boy in a will of an Australian foreign exchange student. He flies across the world to meet the boy and the friend of the mother. The three of them struggle to make things work out, doing whatever it takes--from unemployment to returning to school--just to keep the little boy in a good home. 

 

Anderson has written a novel that strikes the heart and makes people think about what is really important in life. Stella and Devon must decide what they will do for love, and readers will begin to ask themselves the same question. This book is aimed at an adult audience, but is mild enough for younger readers if they are interested. I enjoyed the book and look forward to reading other books of Rachael Renee Anderson's in the future.  


Content Analysis:  

Profanity/Language: None

 

Violence/Gore: Man makes a verbal threat. 

 

Sex/Nudity: Child out of wedlock; several kisses.



Mature Subject Matter:  

Unwed mother; death of a family member; abandonment; adoption; unemployment; emotional abuse of girlfriend; drinking; stealing money from the government. 



Alcohol / Drug Use:  

A man smokes and drinks in his home. 



Reviewed By Megan
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