Review: With A Twist by Staci Hart

with-a-twistReviewed by Janell

This is billed as a romantic comedy, which it kind of is, until the end when it’s all schmoopy poetry and love talk.

Lily is a principal ballerina with the New York City ballet, which is awesome. The book doesn’t delve into too much ballet minutia (except for sewing ribbons onto shoes and scoring toe pads, which I had no idea because I never danced en pointe), but it’s seeped into Lily’s life and character. She goes to work; she dances; she goes to bed early, and when she hangs out at the bar with her friends, she drinks ice water. I really liked that she was settled into her lifestyle, and that no one gives her crap about it. [Read more…]