Fuse (Pure, #2)Fuse by Julianna Baggott
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Fuse is a book not to be missed. The pure trilogy is a must read for anyone from YA readers to the ones who read between the lines.

A look about love, determination, greed, and finding the truth, the real Truth. Does being perfect back you pure or does being true to yourself and your believes make you pure? Find your answers in Fuse.

Julianna has written another astonishing book that will have you thinking about it weeks after you finish it. Starting off where Pure left off Pressia and her new found friends are out to find the formula that will help save life's and it may be the answer to some of her deep seeded wishes. El Capitan, Bradwell, Lyda, Partridge and Pressia continue on their journey for the truth and to find what is left of humanity. In the land of the wrenches these friends find many setbacks and heartaches along with bits of hope. There is plenty of adventure put together with an imagination that brings you into a world of the post-apocalypics. Baggott, has brought us a trilogy that is something everyone should read. Pressia is Katniss on steroids,so if you loved the Hunger Games you will love Fuse. Fuse is darker and shows more brutality physically and mentally throughout the book than that of books in the same genre. I could not put Fuse down and the ending has left me wanting. We finally get to see a different side to El Capitan, Bradwell and Lyda experience a love they have never learned about and Pressia deals with the guilt of being alive. When you read this novel, don’t just read the written words, but what Julianna hasn’t written.

I give this book 5 stars because it tells us a story about humanity and is packed with adventure that makes you want to keep running. I recommend this book for fans of Books like the Hunger Games and the Host. It may be labeled YA but readers of other genres will enjoy it as well.

I received this book from the publisher through netgalley for my honest review.

View all my reviews If You Give a Rake a Ruby (Jewels of the Ton, #2)If You Give a Rake a Ruby by Shana Galen
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I thought I loved When you give a Duke a Diamond, but If you GIve a Rake a Ruby took me to a place beyond love. Shana Galen has done it again.

As the Marchioness of Mystery, Fallon is the Diamond that loves her name in the paper, and has many selects in her past that not even the other Diamond know about. Warrick Fitzhugh is a spy and one of the Diamonds in the Rough, when someone is out to kill him, he will stop at nothing to find who wants him dead, evan if this means blackmailing Fallon. Being a great spy Warrick is good and finding out information that was meant to stay hidden. When he finds out who Fallon was before she became the Marchioness of Mystery, he uses her and her past to help save is life. Along this road Fallon and Warrick but heads left and right and what started as blackmail turns into something more.

Fallon never expected anyone to find out about her past, but when it is in danger of being exposed she has no chose but to help Warrick. There is danger around every corner and Fallon is forced to stay at Fitzhugh’s townhouse while they continue there search. Spending so much time in a house with the charming Fitzhugh will have a Lady doing things she swore she would never do again. When faced with danger and finding true love with someone who she can never have, will Fallon push open her heart or keep it protected from the heartache she knows will come.

Fallon is definitely more my type of Lady than Juliette was, don’t get me wrong I loved her story too but Fallon, is hot and seductive and a badass. Who doesn’t love a woman that can pick locks and than have a passionate sex sense. Warrick may not be handsome, but he gas a gentle heart and his issues show us a side of him that we wouldn’t see if he could hind it. I have fallen in love with Shana Galens writing and I can not wait for Lily’s story to be told.

If you love Historical Romances, with some slow and passionate sex, with a little bit of danger than you must pick up this book and give it a go. Be warned you will be hooked.

I received this book from the publisher though netgalley for my honest review.

View all my reviews Someone to LoveSomeone to Love by Addison Moore
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

What happens when two people who don’t believe in love, happen to fall madly into the most beautiful relationship they could ever imagine? A train wreck.

When twenty-year-old Kendall Jordan transfers clear across country to Garrison University, the last thing she’s looking for is a one-night stand. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what, gorgeous, Cruise Elton offers.

Kendall has long since come to realize that love is an illusion that never lasts, and Cruise couldn’t agree more—but something deep inside her wants him all for herself. So, Kendall devises a seat of the pants plan to “play the player” and proposes that Cruise tutor her in becoming a female version of himself, Garrison University’s own playboy.

Real feelings begin to emerge, and neither Kendall nor Cruise know how to classify them. Everything they once thought they knew is redefined as they discover, in one another, Someone to Love.

I love Addison’s writing, and this book was no different. Her heroin/ female leads are witty and have a sense of humor all there own. They are smart although not perfect, and Kendall Jordan is no different.

Kendall arrives at a frat party to meet her future husband for the first time, she expects to get the keys to her new dorm and ends up finding out she is homeless for time time being. In comes Cruise and electricity ignites. Cruise is the manwhore of Garrison and when he sees Kendall he wants her right away and even pulls out the all famous, “ Do you believe in Love at first sight” line. Kendall isn’t falling for it, well at least trying really hard not to. But, not having a place to stay and Cruise offering up his spare room till she gets into the dorm leaves them roommates.

Cruise is a God, and he knows it, everyone wants him and he has had many woman. But now all he wants to do is spend time with Kendall, but his past shows up again and throws a wrench in his plans.

This book has some of of those sex sense you want to recreate and that leave you breathless. I liked that we got to see the growth of a relationship but I also think that it happened way to fast, These two show signs of strong feelings with not much of a build up behind it. There relationship isn’t perfect but I was expecting more drama in the book and when it didn’t come I was a little upset. Don’t get me wrong, there is a few problems but they happen later in the book and there isn’t much fighting is this relation, it is a little hard to believe. But Over all I enjoyed this book.

I would recommend this book for a more mature audience because there is sex and strong language. If you haven’t started reading New Adult books yet, this could be a good first for you.

View all my reviews Asher's DilemmaAsher's Dilemma by Coleen Kwan
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Asher has been having dreams of a woman he feel’s he knows but can not remember, struggling with this hunting image for weeks, Asher needs to find a way to remember her.

But Asher doesn’t have to look much farther, he his drawn to his invention that may be used to travel though time but is not ready yet. With the help of something beyond his powers Asher is brought back in time, and his memory of the woman is brought back as well. Finding that he has traveled 8 months back in time, he realizes he must act fast to figure out why 8 months in the future the love of his life does not exist anymore.

I enjoyed this book for the most part and I think I would have enjoyed it more had a read the first book. I still give this book 3.5 stars though.

There is plenty of adventure and the twist keep you on your toes. I fall in love with Quigley, even though I also enjoyed Asher. I like the fact that we get to see how one person can be almost a completely different person because of the events that have affected them as well as having the knowledge of the future. If you find time travel and love an enticing topic you should pick this novella and give it a shot, even if you haven’t read the first book, but I would recommend you do.

I received this book from the publisher though netgalley for my honest review.

View all my reviews A Passion for Him (Georgian, #3)A Passion for Him by Sylvia Day
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

When I started reading this book, I didn't know that it was the thrid book in a series. However, I was able to follow the story without the background information. The book recaps enough so you dont have to read the first two books to understand Amelia's story.

In short:
Amelia lives with her sister and brother-in-law, who are notorious criminals. Lord Ware, has been Amelia's friend for six years now and everyone expects them to marry even they know it is coming one day, just slowly. Colin was the love Amelia's life, they grew up playing together, he was the newphew of a stable hand and there for was under her in class, but she did not care. Over time their love grew as did they, olin was three years older than Amelia and undersood he should not have dreams of being with her since he is just a stable boy. One night the house became under attack and Colin broke in to save Amelia and take her away, while riding away the unthinkable happens. Six years later Amelia is still heart broken at the loss of Colin and can't find it in herself to love anyone, not even Ware, she may love him as a friend but nothing else. Then one night when a stranger shows up at a ball, Amelia finds she has an intense attraction for the first time since Colin and maybe she can love again.

For me the book started off slow, and maybe that is because I had not read the first two books. I wanted more out of the charaters and the plot. Amelia's was always feel bad about herself and was just going along for the ride, after Colins death she pretty much gave up on living her own life, just what others thought she should do. I liked Ware as a character he always was trying to my Amelia happy, even while he was in bed with another. The supporting characters for the most part had their back stories in the first two books and i have a feeling in the book after this one as well. The sex was steamy and left you wishes you had a masked man in your bed. I liked that Day left the door to the bed room open for us and didn't just hit at what was going on behind the door. With the plot I just wnated there to be something more, it had a begining, middle and end to it but it moved fast and he middle wasn't as entertaining as I wanted, it just left a little hole.

I don't think this book is for everyone, you must like seamy sex, an uneven plot and duels. I would recommend reading the other books first to help with understanding the other charaters and maybe it will bring more joy from he book.

View all my reviews Love Unscripted (Love, #1)Love Unscripted by Tina Reber
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

this book brought my emotions all over the place at the the end. at the start of the book everything seemed great. there was everyday antics of a small town bar owner with a broken heart, and you just know that something is going To happen. now, this was a long book and by that I mean the first 75% was fairly life changing. yes, there are the ups and downs but once you pass that .75 mark the action and heartache just shaders your world. Everything was to good to be true, Ryan showed his true colors to Taryan and they hit it off great. But of corse no matter who you are life is going to show you how much you can handle, and these two can handle an apocalypse. I love the main characters and even the supporting characters hold their own. At times I wanted to shack these two and tell hem how stupid they were being, but someone else did that job for me. I could it put this book down even when I tried, once I was getting towards the end I had to leave for work, all day at work I just kept thinking what is going o happen next. It was also at a critical point in their relationship and my emotion were all over the place, needing the answers. Finally at midnight I got all my answers and man was it worth it. There are some really great lines in this book that portray the personalities of these characters perfectly. They also leave you breathless,giddy,shattered,bleeding,broken, I could go on with everything you feel in this book. Tins research shows in the book with the details of life as a movie star with adoring fans, paparazzi, and the work that actually goes into being an actor. I have to say that I enjoyed this book and can't wait to find out what happens next

I received this book from the publisher though net galley for my honest review

View all my reviews The Wicked Wedding of Miss Ellie Vyne (Sydney Dovedale, #2)The Wicked Wedding of Miss Ellie Vyne by Jayne Fresina
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The Wicked Wedding Of Miss Ellie Vyne by Jayne Fresina was a fast read. I read it in about a day and a half. I enjoy Historical Romances and this was no exception. I do however like my HR with a little more romance than I got out of this one.
Ellie is the witty elder daughter of a man who has raised her to be independent, since her mother died when she was a young girl. Ellie, not only takes care of herself but her father and two younger sisters, who happen to be married. In need of money Miss Vyne sets out in disguise as a french Count, gambling and betting to win money to pay the family bills.
James Hartley, ten years Ellie senior and her childhood nemesis appears one night and comes to “save” Ellie from the thieving Count who has stole his diamonds from his mistress. James has no idea that that Ellie and the Count are one and the same.

Ellie is always causing mischief and her name is notorious in scandal, James name in none the cleaner. So when certain circumstances push these two together it is nothing but teasing and smart mouth comments. Will these two ever find common ground?

While this book had some steamy sense it was mild and I found it more funny and corny than your typical Historical Romance. I wanted a little more body to the story and I felt the ending was good it could of been better. This book did have me smiling and wanting to join in some of the fun that these two found for themselves.

I would recommend this book to anyone who loves HR’s and mischief.

I received this book from the publisher though netgalley

View all my reviews Thoughtless (Thoughtless, #1)Thoughtless by S.C. Stephens
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Although I loved Thoughtless There where a few times I just wanted to shack Kiera, so that is why I have it 4 stars instead of 5. I wasn’t sure how much more I could take.

“For Almost two years now, Kiera’s boyfriend, Denny, has been everything she’s ever wanted: loving, tender, and endlessly devoted to her. When they head off to a new city to start their loves together- Denny at his dream job and Kiera at a top-notch university-everything seems perfect. Then an unforeseen obligation forces the happy couple aprt. Feeling lonely,confused, and in need of comfort, Kiera turns to an unexpected source- a local rock star named Kellan Kyle. At first, he’s purely a friend she can lean on, but as her loneliness grows, so does their relationship. And then one night everything changes… and none of them will ever be the same”

Oh, how things can change in such a short time. You love someone so much to move across the country to stay with them and than the unthinkable happens. There was so much emotion going on in this book from all the main characters and it was hard not to feel what they were feeling. Once that roller coaster started you just had to hold your breath. Denny is such a sweet heart and you feel for him, but you want to know why he just couldn’t talk to Kiera first. Kellan, well what can I say about him, he was hot, seamy, a rock- god sweetheart, and some other unappealing words come to mind as well, but you just can’t help wanting to hold him, maybe sometimes slap him. Kiera, AHH, I loved her and I wanted to strangle her, I think I would be friends with her is I knew her. My little secret, I wanted to know more of Griffen’s escapades, I know it was not really part of the story, but I always kinda of like the bad guy, I hope we get to see a little more of him in Effortless when it comes out.

This book is more of a New Adult genre so for me it is a little under my age, but close enough that I can still relate and the storyline could happen to anyone not just a 21 year old.

I would recommend you go out and get this book, you won’t be able to put it down and you will be itching for the next book. Witch will be out next month(?) I think, I hope. I don’t think I will be able to last much longer than that. What I wouldn’t give for a copy of it now.

View all my reviews Opal (Lux, #3)Opal by Jennifer L. Armentrout
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Oh Daemon… swoon picturing the romantic things you would do to me.. I mean for me.

On to how I feel about this beloved book. I was excited the day Opal came out, but I did not jump to buy it because I knew that I would read it in a matter of hours, and once I was done I would not be satisfied again for a very long while. I put it off as long as I had it in me, which was not long at all.

I was not disappointed from the first page to the last. You know that it was going to be the cliffhanger of a lifetime towards the end because Armentrout pretty much tells us while Katy is thinking. Although I am now wishing I savored instead of devoured this book I am altogether happy..ish

I like how it starts off pretty much where the last one lets off and you get glimpses of past senses you may have forgotten about in the earlier books. Katy is more feisty than before and has more confidence in herself, we feel Dee’s pain and wish ASh would just go away or play nice all the time. Blake, well we just want him to go away but he is always there and creepier then ever. Daemon has a sweet romantic side that we just can’t get enough of and when him and Katy are together is just lights the room up. No bun intended. While we get to see new sides of characters we love we also get to meet new folks we can’t wait to learn more about, like a 15 year old who acts like he is 30.

At times I wished there was a little more action going on, but then I would turn the page there it would be waiting to surprise me. Speaking of surprises if you like them, this book is filled with them. I only gave the book four stars because as much as I love this series and all the characters I just felt that there should of been more to some of parts of the story or they could of been left out all together. or maybe I am just being spiteful because when I read the ending all I wanted to do was scream till I sounded like Katy while she was in her Onyx cage.

If you have not read this series yet, you are missing out and I recommend you start now.

View all my reviews Eden ForestEden Forest by Aoife Marie Sheridan
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Aoife brings something different to the world of paranormal books. When Sarajanes mother goes missing, her and Josh, her best friend, search for her every Sunday. Everyone believes the worst but Sarajane feels her mother is still out there, so she keeps looking. While everyone is trying to act happy and move on there is still the heaviness of losing their mother/wife in the house. Josh has asked Sarajane to the ball, he wants to get her mind off her mother for a little while, and he also wants to confess his love to her. Things are about to change when a man Sarajane has never met comes up to her and asked her dance. Tristan has been sent to find Sarajane to bring her to where her mother has been all this time. Sarajane is about to discover, advanture, love, loss, and her destiny.

For me the beginning of the book was a little slow, but it picked up fast and I didn’t want to put it down. I think that Aoife did a great job on describing the world of Saskia and brought me right there beside Sarajane on her journey. There was a few times I was left wanting to know more about some characters but maybe that will come in the next book. Sarajane is a strong willed woman and will stop at nothing to save the people she loves. I think that is part of why I loved this book so much. I did want to smack the King up side the head a few times though, but I guess that is part of why he makes a good king.

View all my reviews Rippler (Ripple, #1)Rippler by Cidney Swanson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I came across this book on Amazon one day, although I have been steering away from YA books, I can’t help but read them when the describe draws me in. SO that is how I cam about reading Rippler.

Samantha Ruiz is a 15 year old girl who can turn invisible, I have our attention already, I can tell. Well Sammy doesn’t know she can do this until she is on a rafting trip with her cross country team. Lucky for her only one of her friends saw her do it, and for some reason he doesn’t seem fazed by it at all. Weird, Sam thinks, but Will helps her figure everything out. The more time she spends with Will the more her feelings for him turn from seeing him as a friend to picturing what kissing him would be like. Not only does being able to turn invisible excite Sam but it also leads to danger. There are people out there that know this thing exist and have been killing off anyone they suspect caries the gene. When Sam find a man at her moms grave she starts to wonder,who he is and why he is there. This encounter changes everything.

Sam is a loving, quiet girl who has had her hard times. Will, has been through some pretty tough times as well but Sam thinks he is the nicest guy she has ever meant. The town doesn’t see him the same way she does and even her best friend starts to think he is not good enough for her. Sam, Will and his sister Mickie embark on a fascinating adventure with a page turning plot any teen (or non-teen,me included) can sink their teeth into.

This is a must read for anyone interested in YA books and who have a love for science fiction.

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Review: Order of the Dimensions

         "When Jane Kremowski first
began her graduate studies in physics
 at Madison State University in Wisconsin, little did she know where her work would take her. Now, she is embroiled in a multitude of dimensions all leading to different outcomes. She and her colleagues therefore must act wisely in order to take and keep away the Order of Dimension from falling into the wrong hands for the sake of her loved ones”

    For me, while I found the story interesting, it was a slow read for me. The idea of traveling though different dimensions and with the right calculations you can either remember what happened before or you could be completely oblivious.  Although, I liked the plot of the book, I felt that the characters were not developed enough and kept you wanting more from them, it was hard to make any connection.There were some grammatical errors but nothing that can’t be fixed. I also had a hard time keeping track of all  the schools mentioned because it was nothing but three letter initials being used.

 Irene brings us into a world that is full of “what ifs” where the world is endanger of a take over and loved ones maybe lost forever. Jane’s world is brought upside down when she is wakes up in another Dimension after “man in black” dropped in on a demonstration of the Multiverser. In this new Dimension, Jane is married to Anton Zelov. Anton is the antagonist for most of this book, he is an ex-KGB agent who is very intelligent, conniving, attractive and dangerous. Anton wants to control the world and all of it’s dimensions. Zelov plan is to take over all the Dimension and place people into the Dimension he feels that they will be move beneficial. While Jane and her friends  try and take down Dr. Zelov and protect the people they love. Jane maybe the protagonist in this book but Anton brings all the adventure into the book  and I think he is the one who makes it worth reading.

 Irene Helenowski describes the dimensions in detail to help the reader know the difference between them but I also felt it dragged the book and it was still confusing when jumping dimensions. Over all I would recommend this book to anyone interested in science fiction and the endless possibility that come with time-travel or traveling though dimensions

**This book was given to me by  the Author for my honest review

Whispers at Moonrise is a page turner that had me asking even more question as soon as another one was answered. As this series has progressed the characters have developed and grown, each in there own way. Kylie is a very likable character that on some levels we can relate to. C.C. Hunter has yet again written an exceptional paranormal experience that any vampire, werewolf, fairy and even lizard lovers will want to join on this adventure. There is danger around ever corner, heart breaks and friendships that keep you wanting more. 

Kylie finally knows what she is, she just doesn’t know what that means fully but she plans to find out. her grandfather and aunt are the only ones with the answer but she has no idea where they are or when/ if she will ever get to see them again. On top of her identity problem there is the issue with with boyfriend who can’t be seen with her, her mom dating, a boy who loves her and the new school starting soon, oh and did i forget to mention the ghost of someone who is still alive. With all this happening in her live there is never a dull moment. 

You wont want to miss out on this series!!

** This book was purchased  from Amazon 

Todays Review is on :  Confessions of an Angry Girl by Louise Rozett

This is a YA book and although I am not a hug fan of them if they are not on the more mature side, this one hit a little close to home.

Back of book:

“ Rose Zarelli, self-proclaimed word geek and angry girl, has some confessions to make… 1) I’m livid all the time. Why? My dad died. My mom barely talks. My brother abandoned us. I think I’m allowed to be irate, don’t you 2) I make people furious regularly. Want an example? I kissed Jamie Forta, a badass guy who might be dating a cheerleader. She is now enraged out and out for blood. Mine. 3) High school might as well be Mars. My best friend and been replaced by an alien, and I see red all the time. (Mars is red and “seeing red” means being angry-get it?)

Here are some other vocab words that describe my life:
Inadequate. Insufferable. Intolerable.

(Don’t know what they mean? Look them up yourself.) (Sorry. That was rude)

            Each chapter starts off with a word to describe the chapter with its definition.  The book is told from the POV of Rose, a fourteen-year-old high school freshman. She has all the problems all high school teens have with the added bonus of a lackluster home life. When a girl needs her family the most, they are not quit there for her and when she needs a shoulder, her best friend isn’t there. Freshman in homeroom get assigned to tables by last name, all the upper classman get to pick their tables first. Since Roses last name ends with a “Z” she ends up at a table with two other guys. One, she happens to remember from her older brothers Hockey team, Jamie. Just when Rose start’s to think that her long–time crush might be into her, she finds out he has a girlfriend, a cheerleader. When her best friend try’s out for the cheerleading squad, Rose just doesn’t feel as though she fits in anywhere and her heart is a little crushed.  Rose may not need anyone to watch out for her, but when one of the most popular girls in school is out to get you, it doesn’t help. Filled with teenage angst and plenty of emotion, this book is very relatable to teens in high school. If I had not experienced a good bit of what happens to Rose myself, this would not have been as relatable, I have out grown my high school years by about ten.  Over all, this is a well written book that will either show you what high school can be like, or make you reminisce and not always in a good way. Confessions of an Angry Girl will make you want to yell and say “Oh No, Why did you just do that”, it may make you shed a few tears (like I might have), and you may want to throw a few punches too. This is the first book in a series and I will have to continue on to find out what happens. If YA books are your thing than come walk the halls with Rose, and see what things an Angry Girl has to confess.

** This book was purchased from the publishers website

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