Genre: Contemporary

[Review] The Problem With Forever by Jennifer L. Armentrout

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23 June
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First off I have to say, oh man, this book was good.  A coworker of mine asked me what this book was about the other day.  I said it was a coming of age with some romance thrown in.  She said it sounded predictable.  You know what that is not bad thing.  I like that this book was predictable and I knew that no matter what happened in between the heroine was going to make it through. The Problem With Forever is about a girl named Mallory and Mallory has had really tragic past.  She was a foster kid who… Read more »

[ARC Review] Ride Hard by Laura Kaye

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26 April
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I have been in this mini reading slump. I knew I needed to read something that was full of romance. Something that would get my reading juices flowing again. I didn’t even know what this book was book was about but in the word of Shia Labeouf, I knew I just needed to “just do it” aka in my world just read it. Ride Hard was everything I was looking for to help get me back in the reading swing of things. I am a fan of Laura Kaye’s Hard Ink series. When I saw this book up for request… Read more »

[ARC Review] All Chained Up by Sophie Jordan

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31 March
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This story wasn’t about a guy in prison that got framed. Nor, is it a story about a man trying to solve some problem with gangs when he gets out of prison. It is a story about a guy who made and has been paying for it ever since. Was this my favorite Sophie Jordan book? No. I can’t gush and love every book she writes. There wasn’t some big mystery or nonstop action. I didn’t end up hating this book it was just a sweet romance about two people learning to open up and find love. All Chain Up… Read more »

[ARC Review] Thicker Than Water by Brigid Kemmerer

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27 December
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After I have had more time to think about how I feel after reading this book, I find myself giving it more of a 3 star rating than a 4 star. I felt that the story started out strong. It is about a guy named Thomas who can’t remember a thing about his mother’s murder. He meets up with Charlotte the only person in town to give him the time of day and they begin looking into the death of his murder. I like the idea of a who done it murder mystery with some sexy romance thrown in. I… Read more »

[Review] Wild Reckless by Ginger Scott

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20 December
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I have to admit that Wild Reckless was on my radar after I saw it as a nominee on Goodreads Choice Awards. Then I read the synopsis and I thought this was a book right up my alley. I am sure if you have read my reviews then you know by now that I am sucker for all things romance. Wild Reckless is about a new girl falling for the town bad boy. I don’t know it was a good story but I just felt it was pretty generic. After I spent time going over my thoughts I realized that… Read more »

[Review] Need by Joelle Charbonneau

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05 November
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When I first started reading this book I had trouble getting into it. I put it to the side and hoped that the aid of audiobook narration could help bring the book to life for me. Unfortunately, even two amazing narrators couldn’t make this story a stellar experience. In the end, I didn’t really like Need but I didn’t totally hate it either. Need was just one those stories with an intriguing and fast paced plot to me interested but falls flat in the end. I am giving Need three stars because it wasn’t bad just a mediocre and shrug… Read more »

[ARC Review] Walk Through Fire by Kristen Ashley

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25 October
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This year I have become a big fan of Kristen Ashley. I love the men and women that make up the world of Chaos MC. That being said, I liked Walk Through Fire but I didn’t love it. It did take me a while to get through this book because while liked Millie and High’s story I just didn’t connect with it the way I did with the story in Ride Steady. I think what kept this book from dropping below four stars is that cast of supporting characters I have come to love so much. I love the antics… Read more »

[Review] Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

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17 September
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OMG I freaking loved this book! Dumplin’ is one of those books I want to sing it’s praises from the highest roof.     Dumplin’ is like a fresh breath of air that entered my life. I loved getting to read about a heroine that is a fat girl and is able to find happiness still as a fat girl. Willowdean doesn’t go through some amazing body transformation and by the end of book all her dreams come true. The story is about a fat girl that falls in some serious like with a boy but feels like she can’t… Read more »

[Review] The Veil by Chloe Neill

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16 August
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I liked this book. It was a start to a series. As such there is a lot of world building which I really liked. I picked up this book because I really liked the idea of this post war zone New Orleans. I felt like at times there was just too much build up and not enough action. There times I was really engrossed in the story and at other times I it was just meh. That is why I am giving The Veil three stars because it was just an okay and shrug kind of read.   The story… Read more »

[Review] Rome by Jay Crownover

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13 August
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It is official I am addicted to the stories of the men and women the Marked Men series. It was this book that sealed the deal. I liked Rule and Jet but, Oh Man, I really liked Rome. Rome is a moody ex-soldier trying to find a place for himself in civilian life. Cora is colorful, a loud mouth, and just wants to find her happily ever after. I liked this book so much because while it was moody and both characters could be jerks. I liked that were “perfectly imperfect” together.   Rome is Rule’s brother from book one… Read more »