Review: Don’t Stop Me Now by Colleen Coleman

    A hilarious feel good read about finding your feet when life pulls the rug out from under you. Poppy Bloom has a Life Plan: PhD in psychology, research job at her university, and a life of domestic bliss with handsome boyfriend Gregory. But then she finishes her PhD with no job offer, no relationship, and nowhere to live. Being unemployed and living back at her mum’s house in her vampire-themed childhood bedroom was definitely not the plan. Poppy is back to square one and miserable, so when she runs into childhood friend Leanne she jumps at the opportunity […]

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Review: Riot by Tillie Cole

PSA: This is the last book in the Scarred Souls series by Tillie Cole. I recommend reading the whole series because that way you won’t miss out on other 3 amazing books. I haven’t read the rest of them because I’m dumb so don’t be like me. In a nutshell (aka Goodreads Description): Stolen by the Arziani Georgian crime mob as a child, 152 was raised and conditioned to be a Mona—the most subservient of the Arziani Blood Pit slaves. Gorgeous and kind, she has been and under the imprisoning influence of the Type B drug and under the command […]

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Review: Piper Perish by Kayla Cagan

Piper Perish inhales air and exhales art. The sooner she and her best friends can get out of Houston and into art school in New York City, the better. It’s been Piper’s dream her whole life, and now that senior year is halfway over, she’s never felt more ready. But in the final months before graduation, things are weird with her friends and stressful with three different guys, and Piper’s sister’s tyrannical mental state seems to thwart every attempt at happiness for the close-knit Perish family. Piper’s art just might be enough to get her out. But is she brave […]

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Review: Can’t Buy Forever by Susan Laffoon

Goodreads description: In the early 1950s, Odessa Drake (Dessa) is rescued from a bleak existence with a single mother. She takes a chance on the unknown to work in a boarding house owned by a widowed great aunt in Mineville, New York. Dessa is devoted to Aunt Flo and especially a young man, Nicholas, who appears and takes shelter in the attic, the only available space. Four years pass. She looks forward to each day because of his presence, in spite of the tedious work. Dessa is now eighteen and knows little more of Nicholas than the day he arrived […]

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Review: Say Love by C.L. Stacey

PSA: This is the second book in her Lost & Found series, I recommend reading her first book Left Behind because it is also amazing but it is not absolutely necessary.   In a nutshell (aka Goodreads description): Ariana Andrews is innocent and pure, for the most part. She’s all about the rules. Rules are good. Rules prevent you from behaving recklessly. Keep you from making irreversible mistakes. Like sleeping with someone you shouldn’t. Caleb Carlisle is sinful and immoral, for the most part. Notorious playboy, charmer, manwhore. But with Ariana, he’s fiercely protective and compassionate. With her, he’d never […]

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Review: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

In a nutshell (aka Goodreads description): Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan… But for Cath, being a fan is her life—and she’s really good at it. She and her twin sister, Wren, ensconced themselves in the Simon Snow series when they were just kids; it’s what got them through their mother leaving. Reading. Rereading. Hanging out in Simon Snow forums, writing Simon Snow fan fiction, dressing up like the characters for every movie premiere. Cath’s sister has mostly grown away from fandom, but Cath can’t let go. She doesn’t want to. […]

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Review: Making Faces by Amy Harmon

In a nutshell (aka Goodreads description): Ambrose Young was beautiful. The kind of beautiful that graced the covers of romance novels, and Fern Taylor would know. She’d been reading them since she was thirteen. But maybe because he was so beautiful he was never someone Fern thought she could have . . . until he wasn’t beautiful anymore. Making Faces is the story of a small town where five young men go off to war, and only one comes back. It is the story of loss. Collective loss, individual loss, loss of beauty, loss of life, loss of identity. It […]

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Review: Preston’s Honor by Mia Sheridan

PSA: This book can be read as a stand-alone but it is part of the Sing of Love Series and I recommend reading them all because Mia writes some darn amazing romance books.   In a nutshell (aka Goodreads Description): There were two brothers—identical twins—and though I loved them both, my soul belonged to only one. Annalia Del Valle has loved Preston Sawyer all her life. The daughter of an impoverished migrant farmworker, she grew up as an outcast in what was no more than a tiny, cooped up shack in California’s Central Valley. But her heart found freedom in […]

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Review: The Games Duet by CD Reiss

First book: Marriage Games by CD Reiss In a nutshell (aka Goodreads description): THIRTY DAYS That’s all Adam Steinbeck demands of his wife. Thirty days in a remote cottage, doing everything he demands. After that, he’ll sign her divorce papers and give her complete ownership of their company. THIRTY DAYS That’s how long he has to rediscover the man he once was. The Dominant Master he hid when he fell in love with her five years ago. THIRTY DAYS She wants the business they built badly enough to go to the cottage for a month. Cut off ties to the […]

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Review: Beautiful by Christina Lauren

PSA: This is actually the last book in the Beautiful Bastard series. Can be read as a stand alone but I recommend reading the entire series because it is one of my favorites and every single book is amazing.   In a nutshell (aka Goodreads description): A FREE-SPIRITED GIRL IN NEED OF A BREAK. A MAN WEIGHED DOWN BY RESPONSIBILITY. A ROAD TRIP VACATION WHERE ALL BETS ARE OFF. OH, AND A LOT OF WINE. After walking in on her boyfriend shagging another girl in their place, Pippa Bay Cox ditches London for the States to go on a drunken road […]

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