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Bane (Sinners of Saint #4) by L.J. Shen Book Review

I was waiting for this book for ages and when it came out I resist like 20 days to buy it! I caved and oh boiii what it good!
I'd like to start that this book is by far my favourite! I loved the fact that it was so real ( I feel like I say that every time with her books I know so original) emotionally that is because the situation that Jesse was in was pretty shitty and I wouldn't wish it upon anyone.  
I loved the banter and the sauciness of their affair. I might add made me feel like a teenager reliving groping and dry humping.  I am the anticipation is much sexier and builds to explosive awesomeness.   so yes it was good!  As far as the story goes it unfolded pretty great and the characters were ok too. I mean I get annoyed with asshole parents but someone has to play the part of a villain so the story can progress. 
Also would like to mention this book especially gave the world of Todos Santos ground to grow. The other books focus on other locations but here we see how th…

NetGalley Picks of the Week

Once in a Lifetime Do you really only get one shot at love? by Chrissie Manby Hodder & Stoughton
Hodder Paperbacks Romance Pub Date 09 Aug 2018 Description What if once in a lifetime happened twice? Dani Parker had grand plans for her life - but that was twenty-two years ago. Now she's a single mother still living in the quaint seaside town of Newbay, still working at the hotel where she got her first ever job. When she bumps into ex-boyfriend Nat, Dani wonders if this might be the start of something not-quite-new. But that's before she meets his fiancée . . . Dani's daughter Flossie is sixteen - so she knows best about everything, of course. And her new boyfriend Jed is all she could ever want in a man . . . right? Flossie's grandma Jane, a widow of fifteen years, firmly believes that lightning never strikes twice. So when she finds herself visiting Bill's pet shop a little more often than necessary, she refuses to believe that the L-word has anything to do with it. In a …

The Last Night Out by Catherine O'Connell ARC Book Review

Hello, Bookworms,

How is everyone going?

a week ago I was all for writing a bunch of reviews but I lost all internet and literally didn't have time to sleep. I have planned other reviews for you guys but for now, here you go this review is going up unscheduled because I loved the book!


OK for starters I would like to thank NetGalley and Severn House for my ARC of Catherine O’Connell’s novel The Last Night Out.

We start the book with the main person the narrator and she explains how everything started and slowly unfolding the story. I love the technique of revealing the end result and then slowly trying to unravel whats happening.

I was trying while I was reading to pinpoint who did kill Angie! I mean I was so certain at one point but boom I was shocked right in the end!

I liked the different point of views which is new for me I usually get tired and confused but to tell you it did help with the story to unfold.

The characters were compelling and I found them relatable even if the…

The Bourbon Kings (The Bourbon Kings #1) by J.R. Ward

This is a different J. R. WARD I got used the world of the black dagger brotherhood and suddenly I read a book that is so different that is refreshing. If you like soap operas then YES PLEASE READ THIS! ( YES I AM YELLING)  it was that good. I am a fan of drama series and generally without drama life is boring! of course, this book doesn't disappoint. We have a few different points of view and for some might be distressing Ward excelled it in it. It didn't feel tiresome and put a new dimension into the story. 
I mean this book is a new Dynasty but better! Oh, the drama! and the story is so interesting. I got so attached to this story that I felt sad and angry and all the feels. 
It is a very different story from her fantasy novels but worth to venture into that territory if you love drama, love, and richness with great compelling characters. 
here is the book, book-gang  The Bourbon Kings

Blog tour Bane L.J.SHEN

Bane, the highly-anticipated next standalone in the Sinners of Saint Series by L.J. Shen is LIVE BaneNaked surfer. Habitual pothead. A con, a liar, a thief and a fraud.Last I heard, he was extorting the rich and screwing their wives for a living.Which is why I’m more than a little surprised to find him at my threshold, looking for my friendship, my services, and most puzzling of all—looking humbled.Thing is, I’m on a boycott. Literally—I cut boys from my life. Permanently.Problem is, Bane is not a boy, he is all man, and I’m falling, crashing, drowning in his sweet, perfect lies.Jesse CarterHot as hell, cold as ice.I wasn’t aware of her existence until a fat, juicy deal landed in my lap.She’s a part of it, a little plaything to kill some time.She is collateral, a means to an end, and a side-bonus for striking a deal with her oil tycoon stepdad.More than anything, Jesse Carter is a tough nut to crack.Little does she know, I have the f****** teeth for it.
EXCERPTBane

Then.

A liar.

A con.

A…

Happy Pants Cafe by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff Book Review

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


Love concurs all

It was the cutest book ever... ah, love. .. can overcome everything. .. it was really funny as well... I love books where you can laugh out loud and have internal screams because is so good! This author knows how to write a good romance book😍




Bane, the highly-anticipated next standalone in the Sinners of Saint Blog Tour

Bane, the highly-anticipated next standalone in the Sinners of Saint Series by L.J. Shen is coming May 10th! Bane by L.J. ShenRelease Date: May 10thGenre: Contemporary RomanceCover Designer: Letitia Hasser at RBA DesignPhotographer: Pavel LepikhinModel: Vadim IvanovBane Naked surfer. Habitual pothead. A con, a liar, a thief and a fraud. Last I heard, he was extorting the rich and screwing their wives for a living. Which is why I’m more than a little surprised to find him at my threshold, looking for my friendship, my services, and most puzzling of all—looking humbled. Thing is, I’m on a boycott. Literally—I cut boys from my life. Permanently. Problem is, Bane is not a boy, he is all man, and I’m falling, crashing, drowning in his sweet, perfect lies. Jesse Carter Hot as hell, cold as ice. I wasn’t aware of her existence until a fat, juicy deal landed in my lap. She’s a part of it, a little plaything to kill some time. She is collateral, a means to an end, and a side-bonus for striking a deal wi…

NetGalley Picks of the week

Hello, Bookworms, There is the time to write about the books I have been obsessing about, in NetGalley so here are some books I think worth mentioning about! 



Mirage (Mirage #1)by

Synopsis : 
In a star system dominated by the brutal Vathek empire, eighteen-year-old Amani is a dreamer. She dreams of what life was like before the occupation; she dreams of writing poetry like the old-world poems she adores; she dreams of receiving a sign from Dihya that one day, she, too, will have adventure, and travel beyond her isolated moon.

But when adventure comes for Amani, it is not what she expects: she is kidnapped by the regime and taken in secret to the royal palace, where she discovers that she is nearly identical to the cruel half-Vathek Princess Maram. The princess is so hated by her conquered people that she requires a body double, someone to appear in public as Maram, ready to die in her place.

As Amani is forced into her new role, she can’t help but enjoy the palace’s beauty—and…

Irina's Eye by H.W. Freedman Book Review

My rating: 3 of 5 stars


I RECEIVED A COPY OF THIS BOOK IN EXCHANGE FOR AN OPEN AND HONEST REVIEW.

I had such high expectations of this book. I hate to say it but I was disappointed. The story started strong and had a lot of promising but towards the middle, it kinda lost its focus. I felt it was like an autobiography. The main character it seemed pretty humane like in the real world "humane". In the story, you went back and forth with timelines and slowly was revealed the future/past. I think it would have worked better if you went with one timeline past to future.
Also the main character Vaclav did some things to survive which it made his character real but the way he treated women and his relationship with women was weird.

I would have preferred if Irina's eye was supernatural but I am afraid it was not. The whole story with her didn't add up. I felt it was slapped together right in the end. It did take me a long time to finish it because I felt the story wasn&#…

The Librarian's Vampire Assistant (The Librarian's Vampire Assistant #1) by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff Book Review

Hello, Bookworms, 

I am here yet again with another book review!  You may ask how did I discover this book, well I got roped in by a Facebook ad.  Can you believe it? I became a victim of Facebook ads now. 
Anyway, Let's get to the review!  First of all, I bought this book because I thought it was a romance but as I said before in my previous post I keep going into books thinking it's something else and the book is always like

and I am oh ok I think this better than I thought! So the main theme of the book is suspense/mystery. Which is excellent. I thought the book was refreshing because in all ridicules of this books it actually made sense. I thought also this book was hilarious. It is rare to read a book and give you chuckles. Writing about it makes me want to laugh. The comedy aspect of the book is great in fact it put a lot of dimension into it. The characters were entertaining but I loved the different characters and for once our main character is a man!  How great is th…

NetGalley Picks of the week

Hello, Bookworms,
I thought I will branch out and talk about books more not just reviews. So here I am sharing books that caught my attention in NetGalley.

Title:A Touch of Gold Author: Annie Sullivan
Synopsis: 
Gold is wealth. Wealth is power. Power is a curse.
King Midas once had the ability to turn all he touched into gold. But after his gift—or curse—almost killed his daughter, Midas relinquished The Touch forever. Ten years later, Princess Kora still bears the consequences of her father’s wish: her skin shines golden, rumors follow her everywhere she goes, and she harbors secret powers that are getting harder to hide.
Kora spends her days locked in the palace, concealed behind gloves and veils, trying to ignore the stares and gossip of courtiers. It isn’t until a charming young duke arrives that Kora realizes there may be someone out there who doesn’t fear her or her curse. But their courtship is disrupted when a thief steals precious items from the kingdom, leaving the treasury dep…

The Darkening (The Darkening, #1) by E.H. James Book Review

Hello, Bookworms,
By now if you follow my reviews you'll know that I enjoy reading from this author! We teamed up again and I received another arc copy to read.
Well, I went there thinking that is gonna be so scary that I am gonna shit my pants but I was wrong. 

Not a bad thing! Lately, I am going to books thinking they are a specific genre an I am so wrong each time but surprised for the best.  Anyway, let's get back to the review. So, first of all, I loved the characters and how slowly they got introduced and then the relationship between the two main characters I found refreshing to see the characters banter and play with a serious situation.

Also, this book felt like it was an episode of twilight which again I found very interesting. I love paranormal situations and the way the author delivered was awesome! I want to talk about the ending but if I do I will ruin the book so all I have to say is the time loop and the way it was presented was great!

Love the short story and…

Single Dad's Cabin: A Mountain Man Romance by Lara Swann Book Review

Hello Bookworms,  I don't want to claim myself as a romantic excerpt but I read enough books to say that I know what I am talking about.  I was tricked by a newsletter and I bought this book. They tempted me and I couldn't resist. I went thinking it would be a new adult but it was a romance. 
Fist of all the burning question did I like it?
Yes.
It was actually good. I did like the way it was set and how the story progressed. It was a slow burning book for the first half and then picked up the pace, of course, you can't have a romance novel without the drama as well. The drama was there, ladies or gents and it was spicy. 
Well, I do recommend this book and for those that are asking did it have spicy scenes?  Just a couple and it was very Kosher so you would get more of a romance novel.
I have some questions for you guys it would be awesome if you answered them it will help me advance here and give you something more  The questions
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Dragon School: First Flight (Dragon School #1) by Sarah K.L. Wilson Book Review

Hello, Bookworms,

I have been reading scary books and very depressing book lately and I thought to myself I need a break my friends and this book came up in search and I was like why not, very rare you could go wrong with dragons!


This book surprised me at how good it was.

First of all, I would like to say finally a female lead that is not perfect!
I was sick of all the female character I read to be these beautiful creatures with all the powers and be awesome at everything. So when I got introduced to Amel( character lead) I was pumped because she had a big disadvantage going into dragon school one of her legs wasn't working and riding a dragon you need both! Because of that, I was so intrigued how the story would go! Like obviously the dragons were awesome because each color had their own meaning and the whole situation was hectic... I am writing this review after reading the four books so more coming this way. I don't want to say too much because ruining the book is no fun.…

ARC REVIEW Claiming His Princess: A Beauty and The Beast Romance (Filthy Fairy Tales Book 4) Parker Grey

Hello, Bookworms,

Have I told you that I love this author?

I mean she is one of my favorites New Adult authors because her stories are awesome!

Anyway, I will stop fangirling and get to the review.

This is the last book in the filthy fairy tales series and it goes with a bang! I mean I love beauty and the beast and I was worried she wouldn't give justice to the story because the original is a bit dark, but boiii was I wrong. Once again Parker grey did the most amazing job portraying this story and it made it sexier than ever.

I didn't expect to get so spicy and dirty but it's a good thing it is a new adult novel. If you are into BDSM or ready to explore that genre this is the book for you! (mainly because it doesn't make it weird and off-putting)

If you haven't read the series then it's time for you guys to start because the series get better as they progress.  For the last one, it made want more...

So go head off and get the book it's worth reading if you…

The Crossing by E.H. James Book Review

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


Hello Bookworms,

I got this book in exchange for an honest review and here it is. I love this author and I love all the feels and spooks I get. This book scared me so much I had to pause for a couple days. I love the book so much and the story... Like I couldn't read at night because I was running up and down the hallway and jumping on my bed because I got spooked really badly.

On a further note, I didn't like how some names changed really fast for example from the last name they went to first and so on. It confused me a little and I think, it away from the story. Also, the doctor was super annoying like I haven't been annoyed by a character so much in for a long time. Saying that though it made you doubt some things and it contributed it to the story. So even if he was annoying it did help with the storyline.

On a closing note,
If you do like spooky stories then I do recommend this book for you to read or other stories from the same author.






Ruckus by L.J. Shen Book Review

Ruckus by L.J. Shen

My rating: 3 of 5 stars


I think this book has been my favorite so far from the series I have read! I definitely got more invested in the story because the characters were more compelling and had more depth to them. I would totally recommend this book especially if you read the first one or any others it's worth reading because it gives another dimension to the series and more information to the characters of the book.



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Isabella and the Slipper by Victorine E. Lieske

Hello everyone,

I am back! took a break but now I am back and rolling :)

The classic Cinderella story became modern. A beautiful retelling of the classic story. I mean I knew the story no surprises there obviously but the writing was well orchestrated therefore it got me hooked and when you tell a story has been told like a thousand times you need a little spark in your writing! I have to say the one thing I enjoyed the most was the last chapters men it was suspenseful even though you kinda knew what would happen! it got me! So great book to read for the fans of Cinderella and happy endings.





This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity #1) by Victoria Schwab

Hello everyone,
This book is the first in the duology and we bring ourselves into a world where monsters exist and the people are trying to survive in this world. It is a  young adult book. I really enjoyed this book and above all, it was refreshing to see teenagers go on this hardcore adventure. It was suspenseful and the story not only compelling but brought you into this world full of monsters and humans try to survive. I would totally recommend this book. I will put the youtube video I made about it with more details if you guys wanna watch it.  

The Orah by E.H. James Book Review

I love this author! Never stops to make me read more!
The short stories of E.H.JAMES are amazing...


This story we follow Liz and meets Gus and their story unfold pretty easily. At the beginning, I was pretty confused because I couldn't connect the dots, but that's a good thing because when you reading a short story you need to have the suspense thing going on! Well, score you are in the right place just go ahead and get yourself a copy if you like short stories that never disappoint you and this one has a little more. Can't tell I don't want to spoil the story!
here is the book:



A Sprig of Holly (A Sprig of Holly #1) by J.A. Clement Book Review 1 minute read

This is a nice short story. Perfect for Christmas time. It has a magic wintery feel with a kick of supernatural and romance. I can't say too much because I ruin the book hence it's 23 pages only.   So just read it. 
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