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All About the D
it was amazing
Leslie McAdam is an author you one-click without even reading the synopsis. You add in Lex Martin and you get a book you preorder and count down the days till it appears on your Kindle. All About The D has a story line that is original...
Free Baller
it was amazing
When a book comes along that is written by Rie Warren it is always guaranteed to be a panty pleaser. Rie writes with so much action, passion and sexual tension you always need a glass of cold water to help cool you off and an extra cha...
tagged: iscream-book
The Rains
really liked it
As much as I hate cliffhangers, I do enjoy a great heart pounding story.
A Handful of Fire
it was amazing
I was given this ARC for an honest review and honestly, I would have paid to read this. The writing is in both Shai and Gabriel's POV that way we see both desires and hopes. This is definitely a HEA. It's a story of Shai, a child thera...
Shattered Time: An Anthology
it was amazing
These 12 short stories all involve some sort of time travel but all 12 authors created a unique story from that topic and fabricated a world of their own, that diversify them from the other. It is amazing in the amount of words these au...
Love And War
it was amazing
I can't tell you how much I love Roderick's writing. How she draws you into her characters and their personality and how they interact with each other. I want more! I need more. It was a short read and when you realize that you will n...
The Silver Swan
really liked it
More like 3 1/2 This is my first read by Amo and I found it to be a fresh read in a YA sort of way. Her charters all have unique personalities and are very strong minded and spirited. I had a hard time following all the dialog and keep...
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Unprofessional
it was amazing
Loooooooove! The writing, the style, the wit, the banter, the story, the characters! J.D Hawkins makes writing seem effortless with his fluidity and naturalness of putting words and plot together. Unprofessional is a forbidden romance ...
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Dead Letters
tagged: did-not-finish
Insidious
really liked it
It kept me guessing. I liked how it ended. I wonder if she will write more.
A Thousand Letters
it was amazing
I've come across Staci Hart and her books before but I didn't feel a need to read. You know, there is that pull you get for a book when you HAVE to read. For some reason this cover and title called me in and then I began reading and was ...
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The Girl Before
really liked it
At first I thought the way it ended was an easy cop-out. Then I realized how it came together and made sense. It makes you think and continually questions your morals and values as you read.
My Husband's Wife
liked it
Ohhhhhhhhh This book made me so angry! It starts off slow in the beginning and I think it's because she wants to build her characters. She does a beautiful job in doing so but I become so invested in them personally that I begin to ge...
God-Shaped Hole
really liked it
Going in you know that something bad is going to happen but you forget that as you are drawn into the charters and their lives and then it happens and you wish you stopped when you had the chance. I don't regret reading it, I only regre...
Million Baller Baby
really liked it
Million Baller Baby is a fun, endearing and beautifully constructed romance between a team owner and her star quarterback. I loved the playfulness and the chemistry between the two charters. I loved the hot sex and the playful banter. M...
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Fake Fiancée
it was amazing
The story captured you from the beginning. With an intense introduction of Max and Sunny and with an even more intense love story. A love story that I could connect with, one that had me believing and rooting for because these two char...
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The Nowhere Man
it was amazing
I need more! I love this character so much! I love the action and how smart the writing is!! I need more!
Kathy Griffin's Celebrity Run-Ins: My A-Z Index
liked it
I was expecting a lot more gossip and mean comments. It was more of a love gush fest. Like, "these people are all my friends and this is why they like me." I have to admit though that some stories of some celebrities were kind and bea...
Franco
liked it
Let me preface this by saying that I absolutely love and have devotedly read everything that Kim executes. What I loved most is seeing all the characters that were in Kate's life back and living their life like she would have hoped. I...
In the Ring
it was amazing
OMG! Never in a million years would I have ever thought I would get a lady boner for a MM romance. Yes, I was a MM virgin and Rie Warren popped my cherry! Sure, I was shocked at what I was reading and debated if I should go on but R...
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The Ground Beneath Our Feet
it was amazing
You know how when you start a book and the first few lines you read determine if the book is going to capture your attention and then you know that you will love reading it? Well, Leslie can capture you. She can write words that open u...
The Gravity of Us
it was amazing
This is the fourth book in the Element Series. YES, it can be read as a STAND ALONE, but I have to adamantly insist that you read all of them. If you love beauty in a romance, depth and heart to your characters and a story that is origi...
tagged: wishlist
Pretty Stolen Dolls
liked it
Holy shit balls this story is fucked up!! And if you think that sentence is offensive then you have no right reading this book. 3 1/2 stars mainly because it leaves a humongous cliff hanger and I hate that. Write a whole book!! Dont mak...
Hollywood Dirt
really liked it
I have so many of A. books but I rushed to read this one because in September, Passion Flicks is going to stream this book to a movie from a book, that is marking a movie based on a book. I am so excited and happy that there was a vomi...
tagged: wishlist
Within The Darkest Hollows
it was amazing
I absolutely love these characters and this world D.A. Roach created. This story she has constructed is so original and unexpected and you look forward to what else she has in her mind to devise. This is the second book in the Demon Hu...
13: An Anthology of Horror and Dark Fiction
it was amazing
A sinister collection of heart pounding stories. I was in the mood for terror and this anthology brought it. If you're looking for a happy ending you're not going to find it here. If you're looking to be frightened and sleep with the lig...
Because Beards
really liked it
This review is for Alexis Alvarez's Fortune Favors The Beard. A beard, a bakery and belly laughs! Two entrepreneur's, Carter and Arie, work so hard to have their companies flourish find themselves thrown together after a hilarious cat...
The Promise
it was amazing
Does one need to be dying to appreciate living? I have not read anything by Melody Grace and I was curious about how she would tell this type of story, Yes, this story has been told before, Many times, Many different ways But not...
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Ruin
really liked it
This was the first book I read by Clarissa Wild. I was excited to discover her writing style and read the story of a dancer who finds tragedy and then a bond of love within that tragedy. The story goes back-and-forth in both POV with A...
The Long Walk
liked it
I'm so glad I read this for my book club because this really needs to be talked about. Me not happy.
tagged: book-club-book
The Stranger Within
really liked it
With this being a book club book, I cant say much of my opinion without ruining it for others.
tagged: book-club-book
Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology
really liked it
I loved how you can hear her talking as you read her story. I learned a whole lot more on Scientology. They tended to mean well but like all religions, money meant more.
tagged: book-club-book
The Sea of Tranquility
really liked it
I have to ponder this more.
tagged: book-club-book
The Sex Education of M.E.
really liked it
Emme pronounced M and then E. She is a 40 something-year-old woman who has been widowed for over a year. She has already took back her life, discovered her independence and her kids are almost out of the house but she now wants more than...
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Bad Mommy
really liked it
I love how when she writes a book Tarryn has you thinking and connecting with the characters. Then after you're finished reading her books you continue to think about it afterwards. I also enjoy finding the easter eggs she hides in her s...
Eerie
it was amazing
I need to read everything by this man!! Every thing he writes amazes me!
Draculas
really liked it
I'm happy to have one of Blake Crouch's books to be my 50th book in my reading challenge. This is not as good as the other ones mainly because he left me with a cliffhanger but also may be because he had cowritten with other authors. It...
Perfectly Imperfect
liked it
I wasn't all that impressed. The message is positive. The story was nice. I just need something more to wow m.
Run
it was amazing
Unbelievable how much I love this author!! He has yet to disappoint me! I seriously could not put this book down and when I did, because i'm a mother to two needy kids and a lazy husband, I had it on my brain and was craving to get back...
One Size Fits All
really liked it
I have never read an anthology before and was curious as to what all the hub bub was about. They are all amazing differently funny short stories. Clear, jam packed and amusing. The only thing is there is very little back story in the ch...
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Wicked Sexy
it was amazing
This is second book I've read by J.T. and I won't stop. I love how she incorporates mystery and suspense with hot sexy romance. Some books are just all sex with mystery thrown in that comes quickly together at the end. This story keeps ...
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Jed Had to Die
it was amazing
I began this hilarious story at 8 o'clock in the evening. I had to stop reading because the first few chapters were basically an ode to coffee and that had me craving it so hard. So of course I made a cup. Big mistake! Not because the c...
Bane
really liked it
This is the last of the four X-Ops series. Each book from a different operative. The journey that started with Walker and his Beirut op to Justice and the rescue of the American ambassador then to Storm going undercover has ended a year ...
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The Chemist
it was amazing
I am absolutely amazed by this story! It's the same in her writing being so smart, action packed, heart racing and a group of characters you fall in love with, root for and keep thinking about even when you have to put the book down. ...
My Lucky Days
it was amazing
“Our love had been a bright spark in the middle of a dark night. Vibrant and wild. But something that consumed all its power in a giant burst couldn’t stay burning forever.” This has been my third book of SD Hendrickson and it won’t be...
The Obsidian Chamber
it was amazing
I loved! As always these two cant do wrong!!
Cherry Grove
it was ok
This story is one where two people fall immediately in love at first sight. Then throughout the story they keep breaking up and getting back together for the most insane reasons, I mean throughout the whole book. I repeatedly had to find...
The Other Place
it was amazing
I saw this cover first and it intrigue me. I recognized Limitless Publishing as a publisher for other authors that I do enjoy reading. I figured with this cover and this publishing company I had to give this book a chance, and I am I eve...
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Coming Out
really liked it
 Rodrigo is a hot panty dropping aspiring artist who specializes in piñatas. He is proud and out gay member of the LBGT, but also keeping him being a virgin secret... He is battling with his "Willie" (yes, his penis who he holds convers...
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In Cold Blood
it was ok
OK felt like I was reading a book that was assigned to me in grade school. This book could've been a quarter of what it was . He liked to explain every detail and every relationship anybody had to anybody. I think at one point he beg...
Lumbersexual
it was amazing
Lumbersexual is not only a book of friends and romance and sexy men with rugged looks and bushy beards but also a beauty of the world of nature. This story wants me to hike in Yosemite, another character in this book, and explore natu...
The House of Secrets
liked it
I had high hopes for this book. The concept was fascinating but it just went in a different direction then I was hoping. I love books about history and the truth that could be found with in it but I was saddened by the lack of mystery in...
Dark Matter
it was amazing
This is my 4th book that I read from Blake and I think I found myself another author I have to read every single book from. This story was so original and smart. Loved! It's been a long time since a book kept me reading all night long. ...
The Continent
it was amazing
Beautiful! Absolutely beautiful! This seems to be a stand alone but I would love to read more of this world Keira created.
Then Comes Marriage
it was amazing
This is definitely the summer read of the year. Emily writes with cleverness and fun that makes her writing a nonstop adventure. I love how easy it is to read and then get wrapped up in her writing that before you know it, its 2am and ...
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Desire After Dark
really liked it
I choose to read this 15th in a series book because I have heard a lot about Marie Force and these island adventures. I also wanted to see if I could just jump right it. At first it was a lot names and backgrounds to catch up on and th...
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Storm
really liked it
Damn Rie! Back at it with the panty pudding again! This time it's Storm's story and it takes us to New Orleans. Storm and his "boss lady" Blaize are on a mission with Storms past MC gang. They need to infiltrate and take down the drug ...
tagged: iscream-book
Justice
really liked it
Book 2 from The Boys of X-Ops features Justice Chase the hactivest! His character came more alive to me than Walker did in book one. This was his first time in charge of a mission and they were counting on the “pretty boy”. The playbo...
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Layers of Her
really liked it
"Evil is made, not born." I wanted to read this book from Prescott Lane because I was in the mood for survivor story. She didn't disappoint she created a strong character with a sad story. Campbell's life has made her a emotional f...
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Walker
really liked it
I went into this book expecting a lot of military action. I got action, but it wasn't military. This is a enemies to lovers story and the sexual tension was fueled up and raring to explode! Walker He wasn't military. He wasn't fr...
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Too Late
really liked it
It started out making me believe it was going to be hard-core sex romp. And I found myself disgusted by what Asa was doing sexually but he also kept me wanting more. It then went on to became another love story and oddly, I fell in love...
All the Waters of the Earth
it was amazing
I discovered Leslie before I discovered her books and immediately fell in love with her sarcasm, quick wit and sincere friendliness. I had not read any of her books but her personality made me want to read everything she ever writte...
Stuck-Up Suit
really liked it
I wanted to read this book because with both of these authors it had to be good plus I loved the cover.The concept seems very unlikely to happen in real life but with these two characters and their strong personalities, I can see their r...
tagged: own
The Virgin Romance Novelist
really liked it
Is it that time for the "sex talk"? This is a fantastic book to give to the curious teenage girls. It has a lot of answers to a lot of questions and a lot of hints and tips to make things more comfortable for them. You don't have to...
The Break-Up Psychic
liked it
Very cute story. I was expecting more from the psychic part. I liked the idea of having the magic there but it wasn't really magic or psychic, it was more like girly intuition. It was a typical love story where Insta love happens and t...
tagged: own
Emancipation
really liked it
I loved this!! I would have given it 5 stars but I kinda figured out how it would end some where in the middle but besides that I love how Jo took it and went there. So dark, so thrilling, so fascinating. I want more!
tagged: own
The Fire Between High & Lo
it was amazing
Ohhh this was so much better then I was expecting after reading the first elements book. Perfect! Perfect storyline and perfect ending. Be you ta full!
tagged: own
NOT A BOOK: Heal Me
Even though this book is part of a series, I went into it without reading the other 3 books first. I know I'm working backwards in this series but it wont stop me in finding out more about the Brunetti family. I never felt I was missing ...
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Careful What You Wish For: Not Your Average Fairytale
really liked it
So cute and quick read! I really enjoy where she took it and how she brought it all back together in the end. I really liked it!
tagged: own
Beyond the Ice Limit
it was amazing
Amazing!!! I could not stop reading it! These guys always surprised me with their creative wisdom and use of science. It was a perfect ending to what they started with The Ice Limit! And if you have not read The Ice Limit, you can still...
Rewriting the Rules
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Between the Bleeding Willows
it was amazing
I discovered DA Roach after my sister told me of an author that grew up in our town. Then a neighbor pointed me to a local newspaper interview with her and this book. I had to support local so I made this my book club book for November. ...
tagged: own
Slave to the Rhythm
really liked it
I wanted to read this book because I was curious to see how dancing and murder went together. I have never read a book about a dancer and the idea of this book intrigued me. I'm glad I did. Jane Harvey-Berrick's writing was perfectly des...
tagged: iscream-book
Wicked Beautiful
really liked it
"Even the shiniest Apple can be worm-eaten inside." Victoria Price has a new wardrobe, new teeth, new nose and a new name. The old girl is gone the new one is made of ice and vengeance. She has established a successful career and rich l...
So Much More
really liked it
Kim Holden has gone and created more characters for you to fall in love with and want to become real so they can be your best friends. Her writing is so fluid and her descriptions are so easy to visualize. She brings out the character...
tagged: own
Raining Down Rules
really liked it
It was a fun easy read!! I enjoyed it!
Missing Summer
it was amazing
E.N. gave us two beautiful characters. Both with morals (virginity) and virtues (underage drinking) that make them loveable. I love their interactions together and the sexual tension! I am soooo looking forward to finding out more about ...
tagged: own
Rarity
it was amazing
A wonderful heartwarming story of two beautifully well developed characters that I would be honored to have as friends. This story opens your eyes to a a sad illness that I was unaware of. I think I spent more time researching info on ...
tagged: own
THERAPY Ever After
really liked it
Beautiful. That is all.
tagged: own
Don't You Cry
liked it
Ugggg she writes too much!! The ending was great, yes, but I wanted more details on the whys and what she did as a child. This author just loves to over describe every detail. I'm glad its over.
tagged: book-club-book
The Air He Breathes
really liked it
I'm more like 3 1/2 stars There comes a time in some books where the author should just end the story and be happy with what they have. For example this book was about 85% beautiful and perfect and then she thought she needed a twist a...
tagged: own
Missing Summer
it was amazing
E.N. gave us two beautiful characters, Kollie and Jared, both with morals and virtues that make them loveable. Their interactions together are fun and flirty and so much sexual tension! You will find yourself wanting Kollie as your girlf...
tagged: iscream-book
Missing Summer
really liked it
A year later and things have changed and things have been discovered and just when we are learning more and Kollie and Jared are rebuilding and falling harder something might come between them. And we are left to wait.
Life Interrupted
liked it
It made me angry. Not at the author or her story but at the man behind it all.
tagged: own
Hidden Bodies
really liked it
In this book I was rooting for Joe as opposed to last book where I did understand him or his ways. Great book!! I found it so much better than the first one!
tagged: own
Waiting for Wyatt: A Red Dirt Novel
really liked it
I really did love this story line! It was beautiful and heartbreaking! I give it more like 4 1/2 stars because I was really afraid to read with the dogs so I kept putting this book aside but nothing upsetting happens. It was simply heart...
tagged: own
Orphan X
it was amazing
This book was amazing!! It was smart and creative and very clever! It was like watching a Bourne or Mission Impossible movie in my mind. Fantastic!!
You
liked it
I am all for books where the bad guy wins. It can work when the author gives you the sympathy to do so but he didn't. I found the reasoning lacking.
Nearly Gone
liked it
It really took a long time for a very complicated and unrealistic answer.
F*ck Love
really liked it
I was expecting more and different. I was expecting twists or WTF's but it was a story, a beautiful story, but a story unexpected from the title and Tarryn. Plus what was with Helena always running away...? I should give it more start th...
tagged: own
The Grownup
really liked it
Clever Short story.
Shopaholic to the Rescue
really liked it
It's candy. I love how Becky just does it.
Bare Bones: I'm Not Lonely If You're Reading This Book
really liked it
First He never said why he went sky diving.
tagged: own
Crimson Shore
it was amazing
I love these guys! I wanted to give them 4 1/2 stars. They left me hanging and they don't need to do that because I would read every thing and anything they put out.
The Killing Lessons
really liked it
This was a fantastic original story the only complaint I had was it was hard to follow the lead police officers storyline. I was very confused when I read anything involving her. The end of the story was perfect and then I was so envelop...
tagged: book-club-book



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