What it is about
It’s the prequel to Claire and Billy’s story. Claire was 14 and still named Scarlet and we get to see her life and how she left the Iron Wraiths and how she started dating Billy and what happened to make Claire hate him. 

POV- dual first person 


Funny parts- yes (where there is Cletus, there is laughter)

Sad parts- yes

Love triangle- yes

Insta-love- yes, but remember their age

Cheating- no

Super insecure character- yes

Trigger warning- domestic abuse

Realistic scale- 2/5

Pick this up if
You want a well written book. You like mature characters. You are curious about Claire and Billy’s story. You want a glimpse to the Winston brother’s younger lives. You like Cletus and want to read more about his shenanigans. You want to know about Claire’s childhood. You want to know why Claire married Ben even though she had feelings for Billy. 

Don’t pick this up if
You don’t want to read about the background information of Claire and don’t like long prequels before the actual book. You don’t like it when characters lie to other characters or the misunderstanding trope. 

Pages- 352

Audiobook- 11h 13m
Narrators- Chris Brinkley and Joy Nash

Available on Scribd. 

The arc was generously provided by Social but all opinions are my own. 

Books in the series
Truth or Beard
Grin and Beard it
Beard Science
Beard in Mind
Dr. Strange Beard

Truth or Beard
Grin and Beard It
Beard Science
Beard in Mind
Dr. Strange Beard
Beard with Me
Beard Necessities

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