Review: Gameboard of the Gods (Age of X #1) – Richelle Mead

Review: Gameboard of the Gods (Age of X #1) – Richelle Mead

*I received a free ARC of Gameboard of the Gods from Dutton Adult via Edelweiss in exchange of an honest review* Gameboard of the Gods is about a world where religion is all but forbidden, after religious extremists almost destroyed all humanity. Mae and Justin need to work together to make sure a religious war won’t happen again. The premise holds so much promise, with a very strong woman, both physically and mentally, different mythologies, a gruesome murder mystery as well as family drama. I went into this story with pretty high expectations – I love the author, usually adore her books, and I really looked forward to reading an adult mystery with lots of mythology. Sadly, Gameboard of the […]

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Review: All He Ever Desired (The Kowalskis #5) – Shannon Stacey

Review: All He Ever Desired (The Kowalskis #5) – Shannon Stacey

All He Ever Desired is about a second chance in love. Is it even possible? Ryan Kowalski sure doesn’t think so, and when he comes back to Withford after a long absence, he does the best he can to avoid Lauren, the woman he has loved since high-school. They meet on his first day back, however, as their paths cross in his soon-to-be sister-in-law’s diner. Ryan has no idea what to say to her, and ends up feeling like a dork, so much so that he doesn’t even notice how flushed their encounter leaves Lauren. The big conflict in this installment of the Kowalski family saga is that Lauren’s son is the vandal who has been wreaking havoc around the […]

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Review: Big Boy (Strangers on a Train) – Ruthie Knox

Review: Big Boy (Strangers on a Train) – Ruthie Knox

Big Boy is a fun and very hot story about Amanda, and the very little time she has to actually go out on a date. Not at all desperate to find a special someone in her life, she does realize that she needs more than just her job and being a mother to Josh, though, and when she signs up with a dating service, little does she know what her mysterious man has in store for her. She has as much fun getting her costume ready as she has actually meeting with the mystery man himself. Getting ready with clothes from another era, feeling sexy and herself, but not herself brings some spice and fun back into Mandy’s life. And […]

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Top Ten Tuesday #12 – Tough Subjects

Top Ten Tuesday #12 – Tough Subjects

Top Ten Tuesday – Top Ten books dealing with a difficult subject This week on Top Ten Tuesday, we share the Top Ten books we have read that deal with a difficult subject. The subject can be suicide, abuse, drug-use or something that is difficult to us personally. Top Ten Tuesdays is a fun meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, where we share our excitement for books, and I really like how this meme makes me think about the books I read, why I read them, and who to recommend my favorite reads to. So, here we go : As usual, my list is in no particular order : The Truth About Lilly Barnes by Kimberly Russell is […]

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It’s Monday – What Are You Reading? #8

It’s Monday – What Are You Reading? #8

Welcome to It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? This is a meme hosted by Sheila @ Book Journey; and I  think it is great to start the week with what I’m reading right this minute, and what I’ll be reading (or planning on reading, anyway) for the rest of the week. Please visit Sheila’s blog to sign up on her linky, or you can do so below,and just know that every week, a lucky winner is drawn from the bloggers or posters (no need to even have a blog) who comment on at least ten posts in the It’s Monday meme. The winner gets a $5 Amazon gift card. How awesome is that? So this last week, I managed a little […]

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Sidekick Saturday #3 – Fiery

Sidekick Saturday #3 – Fiery

Sidekick Saturday #3 – Fiery Sidekick Saturday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by Jaclyn at JC’s Book Haven. There are many secondary characters that are as great as the primaries. In some cases, the sidekicks actually steal the show and you like them better than the heroine or hero. Maybe they didn’t have enough page time for how great they were. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Choose a sidekick *or someone other than the hero or heroine* that you would like to put in the spotlight that fits in this week’s type • Share a picture (if possible) and information about the character • Give the title and author of a book the character can be […]

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Feature and Follow #43 – Favorite Fictional Mom

Feature and Follow #43 – Favorite Fictional Mom

Feature and Follow #43 YAY it’s Friday! Gain new followers and make new friends with the Book Blogger Feature and Follow! If this is your first time here, welcome! You are about to make some new friends and gain new followers — but you have to know — the point of this hop is to follow other bloggers also. I follow you, you follow me. The Feature and Follow is hosted by TWO hosts, Rachel of Parajunkee’s View and Alison of Alison Can Read. Each host will have their own Feature Blog and this way it’ll allow us to meet more new bloggers! What sets this Hop apart from others, is that our hosts feature two blogs. Every week they […]

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Review: This Girl (Slammed #3) – Colleen Hoover

Review: This Girl (Slammed #3) – Colleen Hoover

*I received a free ARC of This Girl form Atria via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review* This Girl is such a wonderful book I’m almost at a loss for words! The third book in the Slammed trilogy continues after the last events in Point of Retreat, but there are some flashbacks when Will tells Lake about his feelings during the tumultuous start of their relationship. It is so beautiful to see how Will was feeling, and what he was thinking, from the first time he saw Lake arrive across the street, to much later in the story. I have to admit I was a little scared to read this book – how in the world could it live […]

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Review: Runes – Ednah Walters

Review: Runes – Ednah Walters

*I received a free ARC of Runes from Firetail Publishing via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review.* Runes is the story of Raine, and how she deals with her life when everything she thought of as normal ends up not being all that normal after all. Runes is a descriptive title as well, as there is Norse mythology, seemingly young people using a knife-like instrument to make runes with, and Raine trying to figure out what it all means. Subscribe to Blog via Email Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 3,756 other subscribers Email Address

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Review: Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices #3) – Cassandra Clare

Review: Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices #3) – Cassandra Clare

The Clockwork Princess starts with a prologue, and ends with an epilogue. Especially the prologue feels a little out of place, and even if it made sense to mention what happens there, it also confused me and made it take longer before I made it into the actual story. Usually, if there is either a prologue or an epilogue, it’s to add important information to the story that doesn’t really fit into the main-frame, however, especially the prologue felt too out of place, and the epilogue could have easily been a part of the actual story. Clockwork Princess picks up very shortly after the end of Clockwork Prince, and Jem is still not doing very well. Will is still being […]

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