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Traveling to the Terminus Audio Review ~ Somebody Else’s Sky ~ Jessica Hawkins

Traveling to the Terminus Audio Review ~ Somebody Else’s Sky ~ Jessica Hawkins

I put off reading Somebody Else’s Sky because HOLY ANGST. Something in the Way, the first book in the series, left me reeling so I was concerned about where Lake and Manning would go from there. Somebody Else’s Sky was just as angsty as I feared it would be. And I loved every minute even if I was yelling aloud at the characters. Somebody Else’s Sky sees Manning, in order to protect Lake, doing time for a crime he didn’t commit. He ensures that Lake understands he doesn’t want her visiting the prison but doesn’t put the same restriction on Tiffany (Lake’s older sister). When Manning is finally released, it’s Tiffany’s arms that welcome him. And while I understood his […]

Posted 13 September, 2022 by Brandee @ (un)Conventional Bookworms in Reviews / 2 Comments
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New Release Review: Let Me Love You – Scarlett Cole

New Release Review: Let Me Love You – Scarlett Cole

Let Me Love You – or how best friends can lose touch before they can ever become lovers… Let Me Love You is Chaya and Ben’s story (<i>finally!! </i>) 🙂 These characters have been best friends forever, and everybody but them realized that there was more than friendship to their relationship. It’s not meant to be, though. Because Chaya knows she wants to stay true to her religion, and thus marry someone of the same faith. That can never be Ben. As Chaya meets a man who is her ideal man in all ways, she and Ben grow apart. It seems that nothing can bring them back together. Then, someone close to them both has a health problem, and somehow, […]

Posted 30 August, 2022 by Linda @ (un)Conventional Bookworms in Reviews / 2 Comments
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Review ~ Broken Records ~ Bree Bennett

Review ~ Broken Records ~ Bree Bennett

Broken Records. WOW. This book made quite the impression on me. My friend, Lorna, recommended it, saying she’d put it on her favorite rock star romances of all-time. High praise. And after finishing it, much deserved. Broken Records is unique in the rock star romance genre, with more mature characters and much less after-concert partying, but Lucy and Jack wormed their way into my heart. I love them! Lucy has recently relocated to NYC. She’s a…wait for it…technical writer (my career in my previous life) and she’s running from or hiding from something. She’s also neurodiverse…on the spectrum. Her inability to deal with an overload of sensory input – too many people, too much light or sound – made her […]

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Review ~ All In ~ Emma Scott

Review ~ All In ~ Emma Scott

All In… *sigh* Why was I so afraid to be All In?!? I was rather devastated at the end of Full Tilt. Devastated in a beautiful way but destroyed nonetheless. I’m certain that’s why I put off All In. However, if anyone can take something so raw and painful and make it beautiful, it’s Emma Scott. And she was All In. Kasey and Theo lost Jonah but before he died, he extracted promises from them both. Two months after, though, Kasey is struggling too much with memories and the feelings they evoke so she heads to NOLA. There, without her support network, she hits rock bottom. Oh, she goes through the motions of living but inside she’s slowly dying. Luckily, […]

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Review: Trouble With the Cursed – Kim Harrison

Review: Trouble With the Cursed – Kim Harrison

Trouble with the cursed is an adrenaline rush on crack! Rachel has so many things going on at the same time it’s almost impossible to keep up and breath at the same time! Oh my gosh! I don’t even know why I’ve waited a bit over a month to read this latest installment in the Hollows series, but somehow that happened. Rachel is still my best demon-witch, and I love her with all my heart! Even if there’s not really much I can say without spoiling things for those who haven’t gotten this far in the series yet… Of course, Jenks is very present in Trouble with the Cursed, even when Rachel tries to protect him. And Trent is there […]

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Review ~ The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea ~ Elizabeth O’Roark

Review ~ The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea ~ Elizabeth O’Roark

It’s official. With The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, EO’Roark solidified her place as a new favorite author. And I don’t care what you say, I’m not choosing between Hayes and Josh. Nope. Not gonna do it. 😉 Okay, so I absolutely FLOVE the setup for this one. Drew, who we met in A Deal with the Devil, is invited to spend a vacation with her on again/off again boyfriend and his family. The only problem being that his brother also being present. His annoyingly judgemental but HOT brother. Did I mention he’s HOT?!? 😉 Josh is constantly getting in Drew’s business when Six (who does have a common name but he’s a rock star so…) doesn’t show for […]

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Can You Read a Series in a Month? Review ~ Tinsel ~ Devney Perry

Can You Read a Series in a Month? Review ~ Tinsel ~ Devney Perry

Oh my goodness! Tinsel was the perfect way to wrap up the Lark Cove series. It had all the feels as well as dealing with some heady and familiar topics. Sophia and Dakota made for a unique couple and their story allowed me to finish this series with a contented sigh. 🙂 Sophia is Logan’s youngest sister and I’m not gonna lie, she didn’t initially endear me with her bratty, spoiled diva behavior. However, DPerry pulled off the rare feat of changing my mind about a character. Getting to know Sophia, see her past and how it affected and shaped her, definitely altered my perception of her. She wasn’t the “poor, little rich girl” she pretended to be. Under her […]

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Can You Read a Series in a Month? Review ~ Timid ~ Devney Perry

Can You Read a Series in a Month? Review ~ Timid ~ Devney Perry

Timid knocked my socks off in a very not timid way! This story was set up in Tattered and I couldn’t wait for Willa and Jackson’s story. And. IT. WAS. AWESOME! Willa Doon was born and raised in Lark Cove. She’s the kind of girl who’s as beautiful on the inside as she it on the outside. She’s also the kind of girl who sits back and takes it all in. She’s, well, shy. But she’s passionate and gives her all to the things that are important to her. When she first laid eyes on Jackson Page she was a goner. Nine years later, she’s still mooning over the man. Everyone in town knows Willa has a thing for Jackson…everyone […]

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Can You Read a Series in a Month? Review ~ Tattered ~ Devney Perry

Can You Read a Series in a Month? Review ~ Tattered ~ Devney Perry

The first series I’m attempting to read this month is Devney Perry’s Lark Cove series. This is a buddy read with Lenore @Celebrity Readers. The first book in the series is Tattered and although I’d read it previously, it was back in 2019 and I decided to give it a re-read. Here are my thoughts from this time around, some of which are taken from my original review. 🙂   If y’all have been around for a while, you know I’m a sucker for second chance romances. Thea and Logan get a swoon-worthy second chance and I was rooting for them hard. These two initially meet in the hotel bar where Thea works in New York. They both felt an […]

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Review ~ Waking Olivia ~ Elizabeth O’Roark

Review ~ Waking Olivia ~ Elizabeth O’Roark

I immediately dove head first into Waking Olivia once I’d finished A Deal with the Devil. And to confirm what I’d purported after finishing Hayes and Tali’s story – yes, a resounding yes, EO’Roark is a new favorite author. So much yeesssss! Olivia is starting a new school and a new track team after an incident that got her kicked out of her last school, off her last team. She’s one of the best long-distance runners in the nation but she has attitude to spare and a problem she feels she can’t share. But when her new coach, who happens to be young and hot, won’t get off her case, she opens up to him. And when he understands her […]

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