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Thursday, 29 January 2015

*Review* Revealing Us by Lisa Renee Jones

Series : #3 Inside Out
Released : 10th September 2013
Publisher: Gallery Books
Format : E Book
Source : Brought
Buy : Amazon (UK/USA)
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 .................................... The Blurb  ....................................
New York Times bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones takes readers on the ultimate journey of a sensual discovery in Revealing Us, the unforgettable climax of the trilogy.
You’ve discovered Rebecca’s secrets. You’ve discovered Sara’s secrets. Now Sara will discover “his” deepest, darkest secrets…but will those secrets bind them together—or tear them apart?

No in-between…

He has become her life, her heart, her very soul. But he is dark and damaged, and his secrets are many. Sara will risk everything for him. He, in turn, will dare to expose his deepest needs, his most erotic desires. And in the fury of passion he will reveal all that torments him, all that he can never escape. To love him, Sara must embrace the darkest part of him, and become his shelter in a storm that will be his ultimate salvation


 .................................... My Thoughts   ....................................
In Short
- Chris and Sara face more obstacles.
- This is slower paced than previous books but still a good read.
-  You will fall harder for Chris after reading this!


In Long
Revealing Us continues Chris and Sara’s story and follows their struggles as individuals and as a couple. Facing even more obstacles they are really tested in Revealing Us and it most definitely showed the type of characters they are and if they will fight for what they have.

This was definitely slower paced than the previous books and I wasn’t as gripped I was previously or wanted to be. I just didn’t find myself as intrigued by the storyline as I have been. There was never the big moment I was waiting for, after the previous books I really did have high expectants for those ‘wow’ moments. That said getting to know Chris more was enough to make me carry on reading, I mean who can resist Chris? I know that I most definitely cant!


Final Thoughts
If you have read the Inside Out series then this is a must read, it isn't as gripping as the previous ones but it's still a brilliant read and I guarantee you will fall more in love with Chris! 

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Tease Me by Emily Goodwin


**Do not read this book if you do not like fast paced, erotic plots, forward thinking women, dominant and tattooed Latin men, and dirty sex. Lots of dirty sex. Extra panties are recommended. Prudes be warned: this book is HOT. For readers 18+**
Ellie Morgan has played the role of the good girl her entire life. She follows the rules, works hard, does what she’s supposed to do, and rarely takes an unnecessary risk. But when she’s turned down again and again for a promotion at work, Ellie decides she must do something drastic to prove her skills as a police officer to everyone at work…and to herself. But the small drug deal she tries to bust turns out to be bigger and more dangerous than she ever imagined, and she finds herself kidnapped and smuggled across the border to Mexico. Her life is now in the hands of Alejandro Calaveras, a handsome and powerful cartel leader. Alejandro promises not to kill her…as long as she agrees to obey him. With his dark eyes, tattoos, and devil-may-care attitude, Ellie agrees, knowing that submitting to someone as dangerous and sexy as Alejandro could be her undoing…or her escape. From the moment he lays eyes on her, Alejandro is drawn to Ellie. As an American police officer, Ellie is the forbidden fruit, the enemy, the one who has the power to destroy him. After he gets a taste, he wants more. And Alejandro always gets what he wants.  

TEASE ME is part one of a three part novella serial.
Tease Me, coming 1.27.15
Tempt Me, coming 2.17.15
Take Me, coming 3.10.15

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Saturday, 24 January 2015

*Review* I Was Here By Gayle Forman

Series : No
Released : 29th January 2015
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Format : Paperback
Source : Publisher
Buy : Amazon (UK/USA)
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 .................................... The Blurb  ....................................
From the bestselling author of If I Stay - this summer's YA blockbuster film.

This characteristically powerful novel follows eighteen-year-old Cody Reynolds in the months following her best friend's shocking suicide.

As Cody numbly searches for answers as to why Meg took her own life, she begins a journey of self-discovery which takes her to a terrifying precipice, and forces her to question not only her relationship with the Meg she thought she knew, but her own understanding of life, love, death and forgiveness.

A phenomenally moving story, I Was Here explores the sadly all-too-familiar issue of suicide and self-harm, addressing it in an authentic way with sensitivity and honesty.



 .................................... My Thoughts   ....................................
In Short
- I wish I was able to have given his book more time.
- The characters are powerful and real.
-  I definitely recommend this!


In Long
I started reading this around a busy time in my life, moving house AND Christmas. This is definitely a regret because I think 'I Was Here' needs your attention and would be better read within a few days. I believe if I had read it within a few days I would have been able to get into the storyline more. As it was I struggled to become entwined in the story line as much as I like to when reading and only found myself completely spellbound by it a few times. This I dont understand myself because despite the amazing writing from Gayle the storyline for me just never became addictive.

The storyline may not have 'done it' for me but WOW did the characters! Gayle has a very special talent when it comes to creating her characters and making them come alive. Their feelings are so raw and real and despite Meg never actually being alive in the book her character ; personality and past, were explored just as much as Cody's. Providing not just one powerful character but a good handful.


Final Thoughts
I really recommend this book and feel so pleased that authors like Gayle are tackling such difficult subjects in such a delicate but truthful manner.

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Cover Reveal - Beneath This Ink

Blurb
I’ve always known she was too good for me, but that never stopped me from wanting her.
And then I finally had her for one night. 
A night I don’t remember.
I figured I’d blown my shot.
But now she’s walked back into my life, and this time, I have the upper hand. I want my second chance. 
Will she be able to see the man beneath this ink?
Excerpt: 
“Con, can you take this walk-in?” Delilah called from the front of the shop.
I pushed back from the desk and shoved my hair away from my face. It was too damn long. I needed to get it cut, but the girl I’d been going to for the last year had basically fallen onto my cock last week, and I wasn’t going to be letting her near my jugular with scissors any time soon. She wasn’t enamored of my, ‘I don’t go there twice unless there’s something worth going back for’ mentality. I probably could have phrased it a little nicer, but why give the girl false hope when I’d all but forgotten her as soon as I’d slid the condom off my dick? I didn’t have time for bullshit, and I didn’t like to be misunderstood when I spoke. So I was firmly in the ‘tell it how it is’ camp. Women didn’t seem to appreciate my particular brand of honesty. Mostly because it didn’t line up with what they wanted to hear. Not my problem.
I stood and headed for the door of the break room. Time to meet my newest walk-in.
If I had to tattoo one more “YOLO” on some idiot kid, I might hang up my tattoo gun and call it a day. Thoughts like that made me feel older than thirty-one.
I scanned the shop, looking for my next client. If I hadn’t learned a hell of a long time ago how to lock down my reactions, I might’ve missed a step.
It was no kid.
And if she wanted YOLO tattooed on that body, it’d be a crime against nature. Anger flared within me at the sight of her. I might not remember the night we’d spent together, but I sure as hell remembered the morning after when I’d interrupted her escape from my bedroom. We’d thrown words like grenades, and it was a miracle we’d both walked away without bloodshed. Even with that memory vividly replaying in my head, I still had to tell my dick to calm the fuck down.
Vanessa Fucking Frost was still out of my league. Hell, out of my fucking universe. She’d been too good for me in high school, she’d been too good for me two years ago, and as sure as she was standing in my shop today, she was still too damn good for me. And I bet she’d be the first person to say it. I still couldn’t figure out how she’d ended up in my bed that night. Not because my bed didn’t see action with rich chicks—it saw plenty—but not like her. Classic elegance like Grace Kelly. Joy Leahy used to make me watch To Catch a Thief with her, and that’s exactly who Vanessa reminded me of.
Her platinum blond hair was twisted up into some fancy ass bun, and her tan skirt suit clung to her curves in all the right places. One perfectly manicured hand toyed with the gold bracelet on her wrist. My jeans tightened uncomfortably at the peek of a lacy pink bra from beneath her pink silk blouse.
My reaction to her pissed me off.
Do you know what it’s like to finally get something you’ve always wanted, but not remember a single fucking detail?
It ate away it me. The not knowing. Part of me wanted to tell her to get the hell out of my shop, but the other part of me wanted to drag her upstairs, strip her naked, and tie her to my bed so this time she couldn’t leave until I was damn good and ready. Which might be never. And that thought—that weakness—infuriated me.
“Never thought I’d see you darken my doorway again. What can I do for you, princess?” A mocking edge colored my words.
Her nervous twirling of her bracelet halted, and her blue eyes, several shades lighter and more vibrant than my own, met mine. Her pink tongue darted out over her perfectly plump bottom lip slicked with gloss. This nervous, off-balance look of hers raised all my red flags. I was used to the quiet, sexy-as-all-hell confidence that had always drawn me in. At least until she’d opened her mouth that infamous morning and told me what she’d really thought of me.
“I need a few moments of your time.”
I raised an eyebrow. Now that was a new development. She’d never sought me out.
“Is that so?”
“Yes, if you could spare me five minutes.”
Some of her words from that morning, which I might as well have tattooed on my skin, came back to me: Do this again? Are you crazy? I must have been insane to do this the first time. This can never happen again. And no one can ever know. No one.
And now she wanted a favor?
“In this shop, the only way a woman gets my time is if she’s getting a tattoo, or is on her knees or her back.” I knew my answer was crude, but that was what she undoubtedly expected from me. And I hated to disappoint.
A flush of color hit her cheekbones, and I wondered for a brief second whether she was remembering what it had been like to be on her knees in front of me. Fuck. I wish I remembered. Then I could just fucking move on.
I waited for the clipped go to hell and an abrupt exit. But instead of turning and walking out, she surprised me.
“A tattoo it is, then.” 

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