Wednesday, 31 January 2018

♕ REVIEW ♕ TWO REVIEWS ( TOO EASY & SHE ASKED FOR IT) BY WILLOW WINTERS

TITLE: Too Easy
SERIES: (She Asked For It 0.5)
AUTHOR: Willow Winters
GENRE: Dark | Romance
PUBLICATION: December 10th, 2017

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TOO EASY: This is where it all so briefly began. In this we meet Dean and Allison 

A freshman at Stewart High, Dean Warren's father had just recently passed away so he’s under the care of his mother and stepfather neither of which it seems want him. Anger so deep has taken root within his soul and that seeps through the early pages of this quick read. A troubled teen expelled from one school to the next due to his behaviour. 

Arriving home yet again not knowing if he’s being expelled from yet another school his step father takes to him with fists, awakening the next day sees him packing up his vast belongings and high tailing it out of there. 

Allison and her best friend Sam are super excited to be sneaking out of Allison's home to attend a party. Allison is harbouring a super big crush on a guy named Mike who will also be at this big gathering of young teens. Drinks flow freely, too freely, and before she knows it her and her bestie are drunk as skunks. Sam goes off to a room to sleep it off, but Alison knows she needs to drink some water and proceeds to take a glass up to the room Sam is in but before she reaches it she basically blacks out. And that is where this short novel ends. 

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Dean was also looking forward to this party, a chance to meet a few new guys but he never made it due to the beating his stepfather dished out. 

Being that is was a lead up for 'She Asked for it' it was on the short side, a teaser of sorts, you'd find yourself settling down for the story and no sooner had you started it and then it ends, for me it felt like a powercut, your left in the dark wondering what the hell happened. 

WHORE, SLUT, AN EASY LAY... I'VE BEEN CALLED A LOT OF THINGS.

It turns me on most when a man says it while he's taking me from behind.

People say there's a reason I am the way I am.
And sure, some stuff happened to me.
Some messed up sh*t I'd never wish on anyone.
But I've been like this long before that night.

That's not what this story's about, though.
You think you know? You don't know a thing.
Let's start from the beginning, all about how I asked for it.

From USA Today and Wallstreet Journal best selling author Willow Winters comes an emotional dark romance.
Too Easy is a 7,500 word prologue to the standalone, She Asked for It.
 



TITLE: She asked for it
SERIES: (She asked for it #1)
AUTHOR: Willow Winters
GENRE: Romance | New Adult | Dark
PUBLICATION: January 23rd, 2018

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SHE ASKED FOR IT: This is where Dean and Allison (aka Allie Cat) actually meet 

I don’t know if it was just me but having Too Easy included in the beginning kind of made for a confusing read. It didn’t flow with the rest of the story, it wasn’t until I delved further into this was where the story came into its own and wasn’t so off balance. 

Now we’ve skipped to college, Dean moved out of home in ‘Too Easy’ and five years later he’s never looked back, Allison has also moved away and is attending the same college as Dean.

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Meeting Dean was unexpected for her, he wasn’t part of the plan, a distraction she could do without, because she’s out for vengeance and he can’t get in the way of her making that happen, because you see she’s followed a guy here, a guy who got away with something he did back in her home town and she wants him to pay.

She knew for the get go that she had to stay away from him, trouble with a capital T, but the universe had other plans when it came to these two.


He's the type of guy who will force you against a wall, life up your skirt and rip off the thin fabric beneath it with a forceful tug. The type of guy who will hold you there while you scream as he takes you harder and harder.


He's the type of guy my mother told me I should stay away from. 


As I progressed further into this I was then finally under the authors spell, she then started to draw me in and I was loving everything I was reading, I connected with the storyline, the characters and it got to that point where I never wanted this ride to end but like all the rest I'm on that wagon of hunting down the author for the next installment. 

* Teasers used are off the Authors facebook page *

Don’t judge a book by its cover. 
You’ll tell me you don’t… but you already think you know what my story’s about.

You have no idea. 
Just like the people sitting in this courtroom. 
She asked for it. That’s what they keep saying.

And no, it’s not because my skirt was too short or I was drunk at a party. 
It’s nothing like that. It’s because of what I like and how I like it. 

They’re judging me as I sit in the front row, my eyes drawn to the man on trial. 
If I’d known it was going to end like this, I never would have gone home with him. 
But he’s the type of man I just can’t say no to. 

I wanted to feel his lips kiss down my neck. 
I dreamed of running my fingers along the rough stubble on his jaw.
I craved his hands on me, pinning me down. 
I needed to whisper his name in the dark, late at night. 

You still think you know what happened? You don’t. 
He’s innocent and I enjoyed every second I was with him. 

Let me tell you my story … all about how I asked for it.


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♕ RELEASE BLITZ | REVIEW ♕ HOSTAGE BY ANNIKA MARTIN & SKYE WARREN

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TITLE: Hostage
AUTHOR: Annika Martin & Skye Warren
GENRE: Dark | Romance
PUBLICATION: January30th, 2018

I never knew when he’d come to me. Only that he would.
I’d never even kissed a boy the night I met Stone. The night I saw him kill. The night he spared my life. That was only the beginning.
He turns up in my car again and again, dangerous and full of raw power. “Drive,” he tells me, and I have no choice. He’s a criminal with burning green eyes, invading my life and my dreams.
The police say he’s dangerously obsessed with me, but I’m the one who can’t stop thinking about him. Maybe it’s wrong to let him touch me. Maybe it’s wrong to touch him back. Maybe these twisted dates need to stop. Except he feels like the only real thing in my world of designer labels and mansions.
So I drive us under threat, until it’s hard to remember I don’t want to be there.
Until it’s too late to turn back.

HOSTAGE is a dangerous standalone romance by New York Times bestselling authors Skye Warren and Annika Martin. It’s set in the same world as PRISONER, but can read separately!





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Skye Warren:

Skye Warren is the New York Times bestselling author of dangerous romance such as the Endgame trilogy. Her books have been featured in Jezebel, Buzzfeed, USA Today Happily Ever After, Glamour, and Elle Magazine. She makes her home in Texas with her loving family, sweet dogs, and evil cat.

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Annika Martin:
Annika Martin loves fun, dirty stories, hot heroes, and wild, dramatic everything. She enjoys hanging out in Minneapolis coffee shops with her writer husband, and also likes birdwatching at her bird feeder alongside her two stunningly photogenic cats, especially when she should be writing. She’s heavy into running, music, saving the planet, taking long baths, and consuming chocolate suckers. She’s worked a surprisingly large number of waitressing jobs, and has also worked in a plastics factory and the advertising trenches; her garden is total bee-friendly madness and her most unfavorite word is nosh or possibly fob. A NYT bestselling author, she has also written as RITA award-winning author Carolyn Crane.


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Tuesday, 30 January 2018

♕ REVIEW ♕ FRAYED SILK BY ELLA FIELDS

TITLE: Frayed Silk
AUTHOR: Ella Fields
GENRE: Contemporary Romance
PUBLICATION: June 30th, 2017
FRAYED SILK: A full length, stand alone romance novel by Ella Fields

I went into this knowing that my heart would be torn in two, slayed in half, an emotional ride that would wreck havoc on my very being and that’s what Ella Fields delivered in a heartbeat. That first page grabs you unexpectedly, a wife, a mother to two adorable children, a woman struggling to get through to her husband, a marriage of ten years crumbling down around her feet, a man that hasn’t touched or offered her kind words in months she’s at her wits end questioning what have I done? 

Choices she makes that necessarily wouldn’t be our own you still can’t help but connect with her character, you feel exactly what she’s going through, her struggles, her heart break, her deceit, but is it so wrong when her husband tells her to do what she wants? My heart literally broke and I wanted to shake Leo and wake him up to what he could potentially be throwing away. 

I'm still madly. stupidly, and irrevocably in love with him. 

Where did everything for this couple start going so wrong?

BUT THEN I got to the very gist of the story, the raw, sad story of what had happened to Leo and my heart was torn in two, kind, gentle Leo, he held my heart in the palm of his hand, I fell for his character, I cried over the injustice of what happened to him. 

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But slowly as only this author can do I was mended as I raced through the pages towards the HEA I was hoping for. 

I'd been in a book funk since reading 'Suddenly Forbidden' by this author so what better way to kick that funk to the curb than to read another one of her books and OMG I am so glad I did, but now I know I'm going to be heading into a second book funk after finishing this. This author throws out all the feels, the angst, the emotional turmoil, the love I felt for Jared and Leo in this book was heartbreaking, even though it all worked out how it was mean't to in the end, it still slayed me to smithereens. 

♕ COVER REVEAL ♕ THE PEER AND THE PUPPET BY B.B. REID

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TITLE: The Peer and the Puppet
SERIES: (When Rivals Play #1)
AUTHOR: B.B. Reid
GENRE: New Adult
PUBLICATION:  February 13th, 2018

THE PUPPET
Borrow the bike. Win the race. Collect the cash. It should’ve been an easy job. Ran out of town with a broken leg and a lawsuit, my mother’s latest flame swoops in like a knight in gilded armor. Blackwood Keep is a place I don’t belong, and I’m not the only one who knows. To the boy across the hall, my savior’s only son, I’m a stray looking for a bone.
He’s lord of the manor. King of the academy. And number one on my shit list.

THE PEER
I have no intentions of becoming a happy family with the social climber and her wild daughter. A bottle of Jameson and a cracked skull gets my problem shipped to reform school, but I didn’t bank on her returning.
Four’s out to get even, and she almost had the perfect plan: expose the privileged kid moonlighting as a gangbanger. She’s smart, but she’ll have to be smarter. Sending her away won’t be good enough this time. I’m going to have to tame the little troublemaker. To the girl across the hall, the one without a name, I’m nothing without my silver spoon.
She’s lady of the trailer park. Queen of the swamps. And my new favorite pastime.

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The Peer and the Puppet is the first standalone in the When Rivals Play series, however, it is strongly recommended you tune in for the rest of the series.

ABOUT THE SERIES
While fighting demons and giving into desires, a crew is caught up in an age-old war between rival gangs. WHEN RIVALS PLAY is a new adult series of standalone which includes an enemies-to-lovers, friends-to-lovers, second chance, and forbidden romance.


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