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The Merchant’s Pearl – Book Review

The Merchant’s Pearl by Amie O’Brien

My Rating: Four Hearts

Spice Level: Two Kisses

Blurb

Sarai was led to believe that the whole world could exchange their beliefs for hers. But when her parents are murdered, she quickly learns that the world never stops for just one person. The world takes, forgets, and swiftly moves on.

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Girl Unseen – Book Review

Girl Unseen is the third installment in Athena Daniels’ Beyond The Grave series. I also reviewed the first two books in the series, The Seer’s Daughter and The Alchemist’s Son. While those two books really needed to be read as a pair, Girl Unseen works quite well as a standalone; though characters and events from the first two books are referenced, it is not done so much as to bemuse a reader new to the series.

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Out of the Ashes – Book Review

Title: Out of the Ashes

Author: R.C. Boldt

Genre: Contemporary Military Romance

Release Date: May 9, 2017

Blurb

Phoenix /fēniks/: (in classical mythology) a unique bird
inhabiting the Arabian Desert that burned itself on a funeral pyre before
rising from the ashes with renewed youth to live through another cycle.

This isn’t mythology, it’s war, and Hendy is left in the hands of Hell’s cruelest gatekeepers.

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Damnable Grace – Book Review

 

Damnable Grace (Hades Hangmen, #5) by Tillie Cole

Five Royal Crowns

Four Flames

EVEN THE BROKEN, THROUGH LOVE, CAN FIND GRACE…
Secrets never stay hidden.
The burden of guilt never lifts from the heart.
Born and raised in The Order of David, Sister Phebe knows nothing but cult life. Head of the Sacred Sisters of New Zion, Phebe was groomed from childhood for one purpose: to seduce. Prized as a harlot, as a New Zion whore, Phebe is taken from the doomed cult by Meister, the notorious leader of the Aryan Brotherhood. Taken as his possession. Taken to be the woman who will obey his every sexual demand. Under his heavy hand, Phebe finds herself in a place much worse than she could ever have imagined… with absolutely no one to help. And no glimpse of hope.

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Always and Forever, Lara Jean – Book Review

4.5 stars

-spoilers for To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before and P.S I Still Love You-

Lara Jean’s letter-writing days aren’t over in this surprise follow-up to the New York Times bestselling To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and P.S. I Still Love You.

Lara Jean is having the best senior year a girl could ever hope for. She is head over heels in love with her boyfriend, Peter; her dad’s finally getting remarried to their next door neighbor, Ms. Rothschild; and Margot’s coming home for the summer just in time for the wedding.

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Kisses on a Paper Airplane – Book Review

Title: Kisses on a Paper Airplane

Author: Sarah Vance-Tompkins

Publication Date: May 14th, 2016

Category/Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Romance
Inkspell Publishing
Drama student Hannah Evans isn’t kissing any frogs on her path to find Prince Charming. She’s determined to share the perfect first kiss — with the perfect boy — in the perfect place — or she’s not kissing anyone at all. When Hannah meets a cute ginger-haired boy in first class lounge in the London airport, she knows he’s ‘The One.’

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The Hot Shot – Book Review

The Hot Shot by Kristen Callihan

First we were friends. Then we were roommates. Now I want more…

What can I say about Chess Copper? The woman is capable of bringing me to my knees. I know this about five minutes after getting naked for her.

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Mixing It Up – Book Review

This is the second book I have read by Author Tracie Bannister, the first one I read was Twin Piques, I really enjoyed it.

So, after hearing that Tracie had a new book out that was a foodie and comedy book, I was very keen to read it. Here are my thoughts on it.

Description:

Born with a silver spoon in her mouth, Manhattan upper-cruster Cecily Sinclair now uses that pricey utensil to dish up fancy French fare on her cooking show, Serving Romance. When there’s an executive shake-up at the network, she’s not worried. Not much anyway. Her show’s a hit after all. Why would the new CEO want to mess with success?

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Living with Shame – Book Review

 

Blurb

 At thirteen, I snuck a kiss.

At sixteen, I fell in love.
At eighteen, I despised loving him.
He lied, cheated and killed. He also protected, provided and gave me solace.I ran the streets, doing whatever I pleased, until Shame showed up to claim me. For five years, the most notorious street gang in Boston became my family. The day I turned eighteen, I didn’t want to leave. My heart belonged to Shame. I simply needed to convince him I was more than the little girl he rescued.I promised to love him, but could he ever love me back?

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