BOOK REVIEW: Everless by Sara Holland

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Title: Everless
Author: Sara Holland
Publication: January 2nd 2018
Pages: 336
Synopsis:

In the kingdom of Sempera, time is currency—extracted from blood, bound to iron, and consumed to add time to one’s own lifespan. The rich aristocracy, like the Gerlings, tax the poor to the hilt, extending their own lives by centuries.

No one resents the Gerlings more than Jules Ember. A decade ago, she and her father were servants at Everless, the Gerlings’ palatial estate, until a fateful accident forced them to flee in the dead of night. When Jules discovers that her father is dying, she knows that she must return to Everless to earn more time for him before she loses him forever.

But going back to Everless brings more danger—and temptation—than Jules could have ever imagined. Soon she’s caught in a tangle of violent secrets and finds her heart torn between two people she thought she’d never see again. Her decisions have the power to change her fate—and the fate of time itself.

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MY RATING: 4.5/5

Everless by Sara Holland has got to be one of my first fantasy reads of the year. I know, fellow readers, it’s hard to imagine but one glance at my blog and you’ll see that I rarely step out of my comfort zone of YA contemporary and adult romance. I long given up the world of make-believe and ventured into more realistic plots featuring women who fall in love with their billionaire bosses.

Okay, so maybe not so realistic.

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BOOK REVIEW: Falling for Mr. Wright by Robyn Neeley

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Title: Falling for Mr. Wright
Author: Robyn Neeley
Publication: December 4th 2017
Pages: Around 200 pages
Synopsis:

After being dumped two weeks before his wedding, civil engineer Ryan Wright’s not interested in love. Been there, done that, had the wedding deposits to prove it. Still, he can’t help lusting after the fiery redheaded executive assistant who’s stirring up feelings that aren’t exactly appropriate for the office.

Sarah Leonard is determined to make the CEO fall in love with her. To execute her plan, she’s going to need a little help in the form of her lunch buddy, the 6’2” office hottie who just so happens to be their boss’s best friend. Who better to tell Sarah everything she needs to know to win the other man’s heart?

Ryan agrees to help Sarah put her plan in motion, but he has no intention of helping her win anything. In fact, it’s time to show his office crush that he’s the guy she should be falling for…

MY RATING: 4.5/5

I received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

I was contacted this morning by Robyn Neeley herself, asking if I wanted to review her holiday office romance and I was so touched. But it was funny because I actually requested this book myself and her email was just a little nudge, reminding me that I have yet opened the epub in my email to read. So thanks Robyn for reminding me because if you didn’t, I would have forgotten and missed out this really adorable read!

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BOOK REVIEW: Chasing Ella by Jillian Quinn

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Title: Chasing Ella
Author: Jillian Quinn
Publication: Sept 27th 2017
Pages: 249
Synopsis:

Every Princess needs a Prince Charming…

When a masked girl throws herself at Shawn Finch at a costume party, the hotshot football player assumes she’s just another girl trying to get his attention. Except she’s not just any girl. She’s his Cinderella, the nameless girl in the pale blue dress who got away.

Desperate to find her, Finch searches for his mystery girl with no luck. So, it must be fate when Finch’s grade point average drops and the school assigns him a tutor not knowing they just handed over his Cinderella.

After having a crush on Finch since the first time she spotted him on campus, one kiss was all she’d ever wanted. But Finch has other plans once he discovers the truth about his tutor.

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BOOK REVIEW: Trouble Next Door By Stefanie London

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Title: Trouble Next Door
Author: Stefanie London
Publication: November 13th 2017
Pages: 192
Synopsis:

McKenna Prescott is the queen of picking the wrong men. When her latest boyfriend dumps her, she decides to devote her time to “exploring herself” (read: drinking wine and ordering sex toys online) and starting her freelance makeup business. That is, until an embarrassing delivery mix-up puts her sexy, gruff neighbor in her path…

Beckett Walsh is married to his job…which is a deal-breaker for the woman he’s supposed to be marrying. Even worse, his would-be father-in-law has pulled support from Beckett’s startup and now Beckett stands to lose everything. But the gorgeous, crazy makeup artist from down the hall has an equally crazy but mutually beneficial idea: if he convinces his sister to hire McKenna for her high-society wedding, McKenna will teach him about what women want so he can get his fiancée back.

All he has to do is make sure he doesn’t fall for the wrong girl.

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MY RATING: 4/5

I received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

According to my Goodreads, this is only my second book from Stefanie London and this is a shock to me simply because I know I’ve seen her name around and thought I must have read a lot from her but I guess I was just delusional. Ha! But I will say that Trouble Next Door, Stefanie’s latest release, was an enjoyable and comedic read.

If you’re looking for a romantic comedy, Trouble Next Door is definitely the book for you. I can’t stress the amount of smart and witty humor that was included in this book. There were so many moments between our hero and heroine, Beckett and Mckenna, that my mouth would twitch and I would smirk. These characters definitely worked well with each other and had the chemistry romance readers look for.

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BOOK REVIEW: Top 10 by Katie Cotugno

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Title: Top 10
Author: Katie Cotugno
Publication: October 3rd 2017
Pages: 320
Synopsis:

Ryan McCullough and Gabby Hart are the unlikeliest of friends. Introverted, anxious Gabby would rather do literally anything than go to a party. Ryan is a star hockey player who can get any girl he wants—and does, frequently. But against all odds, they became not only friends, but each other’s favorite person. Now, as they face high school graduation, they can’t help but take a moment to reminisce and, in their signature tradition, make a top ten list—counting down the top ten moments of their friendship:

10. Where to begin? Maybe the night we met.
9. Then there was our awkward phase.
8. When you were in love with me but never told me…
7. Those five months we stopped talking were the hardest of my life.
6. Through terrible fights…
5. And emotional makeups.
4. You were there for me when I got my heart broken.
3. …but at times, you were also the one breaking it.
2. Above all, you helped me make sense of the world.
1. Now, as we head off to college—how am I possibly going to live without you?

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MY RATING: 4/5

I received an arc from Harper Collins in exchange for an honest review.

Let’s start this review off with me saying that I love Katie’s works. I adored How to Love, and yes, 99 days was kind of problematic, and I didn’t really read her other release from this year, Fireworks, yet but I still hold onto the fact that she will be one of my automatic buys. Have you seen the cover designs of her books? Granted, I shouldn’t be purchasing a book based on it’s cover art because the graphic designer does not affect the contents of the book but fellow booknerds, we know we’re on the same page when we say a prettier cover definitely holds our interest.

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BOOK REVIEW: Without Merit by Colleen Hoover

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Title: Without Merit
Author: Colleen Hoover
Publication: October 3rd 2017
Pages: 359
Synopsis:

In Colleen Hoover’s gripping novel, reminiscent of the bestselling works of Liane Moriarty and Jojo Moyes, a young woman decides to reveal the dark secrets of her seemingly-happy family before she leaves them behind, but when her escape plan fails, she must deal with the staggering consequences of telling the truth.

MY RATING: 4.5/5 STARS

I was generously provided an ARC from Simon and Schuster in exchange for an honest review.

Where do I begin with a Colleen Hoover book review? If you’re new to Colleen Hoover and have not read any books of hers then you probably need to grab a seat, drink some water, and get comfortable because there is ALWAYS so much to discuss. Her plots and characters are not something easily digested in on sitting. Most of the times, it leaves you thinking and thinking about motivations of characters, their flaws, and their actions. You have to kind of look at everything layer by layer in order to really appreciate something Colleen Hoover writes. This review won’t probably do it justice because I’m sure I’ll forget to express something but I’m going to try my best.

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BLOG TOUR + BOOK REVIEW: Corrupt by Jessica Prince

 

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Corrupt
by Jessica Prince
Publication Date: September 7th, 2017
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Corrupt, an all-new romantic standalone from Jessica Prince is available NOW!!

Garrett Wilder is rich, famous, and totally bad for me. After one night that ended with me wanting to punch him in his face, the self-absorbed rockstar has become a permanent fixture in my life…

Whether I like it or not.

Now I’m forced to see him every day, and that shield I put up to protect my heart is quickly crumbling to the ground. I’ve gone from hating him to craving him. And the scariest part is that he feels the same.

He wants to know me.

He wants to own me.

He wants to corrupt me.

And if I’m not careful…

I just might let him.

MY REVIEW

RATING: 3/5 STARS

I was provided an advanced reader copy in exchange for an honest review.

Since I read Jessica Prince’s novel, Seducing Lola, I was beyond excited to read her latest novel Corrupt. Corrupt follows the troupe of rock star romance featuring an unexpected pregnancy between two people who have a hate-love relationship.

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BOOK PROMO: Corrupt by Jessica Prince

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Corrupt
by Jessica Prince
Publication Date: September 7th, 2017
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Corrupt, an all-new romantic standalone from Jessica Prince is LIVE!!

Garrett Wilder is rich, famous, and totally bad for me. After one night that ended with me wanting to punch him in his face, the self-absorbed rockstar has become a permanent fixture in my life…

Whether I like it or not.

Now I’m forced to see him every day, and that shield I put up to protect my heart is quickly crumbling to the ground. I’ve gone from hating him to craving him. And the scariest part is that he feels the same.

He wants to know me.

He wants to own me.

He wants to corrupt me.

And if I’m not careful…

I just might let him.

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BOOK PROMO: Long for Me by Stacey Lynn

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Long for Me by Stacey Lynn
Publisher: Carina Press
Release Date: September 4th, 2017

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Synopsis:

My boss already controls my days; do I want to give him my nights, as well?

Rebecca

I’ve seen what happens when you give everything to a man. That’s not what I want. I won’t have my heart crushed in anyone’s fist.

Then he changed everything.

Him. Bennett Ashby. My boss.

Seeing him at Luminous, dressed in leather pants and wielding a whip…

Do I crave this?

My mind says no, but my body is starting to have very different ideas.

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