Posts Tagged: Romance

[Review] Chained by Night by Larissa Ione

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05 October
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I really liked Chained by Night. Chained by Night is a hot, steamy, and action packed paranormal romance. It was everything I expected in a Larissa Ione novel. If you have not read Bound by Night the first book in the Moonbound Clan series then you probably want to stop here because there will be some spoilers. Chained by Night is the story of Hunter, the Moonbound chief, he is first introduced in Bound by Night. In Bound by Night to save his clan he makes a pact with a rival clan to marry the eldest daughter. Chained by Night… Read more »

[ARC Review] Burn For Me by Ilona Andrews

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28 September
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I love Burn For Me so much that I started reading it when I got home from work and could not put it down until I had finished the whole story. It has all the things I love in a fantastic paranormal romance: scary bad guys, an even scarier alpha male, and a snarky female heroine. I loved Nevada Baylor. I loved that she is willing to do anything to protect the ones she loves. I love that when a sexy badass magic wielding billionaire tells her to get in his bed, she tells him to shove it. I love… Read more »

[Arc Review] Atlantia by Ally Condie

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24 September
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I finished this book the day before yesterday and I’ve already forgotten most of the details. It wasn’t bad, but it also wasn’t spectacular. It was without note and bearing. Just sort of there, I guess. Meh? I tried reading Ally Condie’s other series, Matched, and I got to the third book and while I was curious to see how the story was going to pan out, I wasn’t curious enough to pick the book up and actually read it. I mean, the covers were cool and mirrored the three pills, the world building was interesting enough and I wanted… Read more »

[ARC Review] The Fine Art of Pretending by Rachel Harris

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21 September
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I grew up on sappy romantic movies and novels. For me, these stories about hope, love, and happy endings are my bread and butter. You could say I am a fool for love. The Fine Art of Pretending does not disappoint for it is a story I loved and it made my sappy romantic heart swoon with joy. It was a story that sucked me in and didn’t let go. I thought I would just start by reading one chapter and before I knew it, in a matter of hours, I had the entire book read. The Fine Art of… Read more »

[Audiobook Review] Made For You by Melissa Marr

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18 September
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I have to be honest the first time I ever listened to a book by Melissa Marr I had just finished The Hunger Games so I think my option was a little biased. Needless to say, Wicked Lovely will not be making an appearance on any of my top books ever shelves. Since a few, ahem quite a few, years have passed since The Hunger Games and Wicked Lovely hit the shelves I thought I would give another Melissa Marr book a try. I have to say Made For You is not that bad. It is not a favorite book… Read more »

[Review] I Want It That Way by Ann Aguirre

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17 September
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Okay. Since this damn series was first talked about, this song has made it’s way back into my playlist. My sixth grade self is totally okay with this development. There, now that we’ve got that out of our systems. Let me preface this review. Dudes, I had a kid at 20, I can totally sympathize with both sides of Sam’s parentage. My boyfriend at the time (now husband), wanted the baby, and the pregnancy was hard. He was still in college and instead of stalling his life, I moved in with my parents and pushed him to finish. He did,… Read more »

[Arc Review] The Jewel by Amy Ewing

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10 September
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This book had so much going for it. I loved the ideas set forth, that these surrogates, with their mental abilities to change and shape living things, could fix  what was essentially an inbreeding issue. I loved that Violet, the main character, actually worried consistently about her bodily autonomy and that of her fellow surrogates. I loved the terrible world they lived in where royalty would treat the young women who would bear their children as cattle or a very expensive pet. It was horrible and refreshing in its lack of boundaries. But then the love interest showed up. It was… Read more »

[Manga Monday] Ouran High School Host Club

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08 September
[Manga Monday] Ouran High School Host Club

I thought that to usher in the school year, we’d look at a manga centering upon school life. But this isn’t your typical slice-of-life. This is Ouran High School Host Club. Ouran High School Host Club was written by Bisco Hatori, and serialized in LaLa magazine, then in America in Viz’s Shojo Beat. The manga’s distribution extends to England, France, China, Austrailia, and even Singapore. It became excessively popular, and still has a fierce following in certain Anime conventions. An anime was released by Nippon Television in Japan, and Funimation in America, and while it lasts two seasons that are quite faithful to… Read more »

[ARC Review] The Hook Up by Kristen Callihan

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07 September
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If I had to sum The Hook Up with just a few words it would be: Hot! Hot! Hot! This book was smoking hot. It is not the type of book you want to read on a plane, train, or well anywhere in public. It is the kind of book that is best read in private because take my word for it, it will make you blush. I liked The Hook Up, but then I think I like anything Kristen Callihan writes. I think she could write a picture book and I would still be like oh wow I really… Read more »

[ARC Review] Illusions of Fate by Keirsten White

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04 September
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I liked Illusions of Fate, it was a sweet funny romance. I also liked that it wasn’t just a romance. Besides just romance, it was a book about prejudice and acceptance. Jessamin is a girl from the island of Melei. She is living and going to school in Albion. One fateful day she finds herself in an alley and about to be accosted by a ruffian. A guy named Finn comes to her rescue. From then on, she is thrust into a world of magic and murder. I liked this idea of a fantasy world that is just like turn… Read more »