Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Review: Black Moon

Black Moon Black Moon by J.D. Tyler
My rating: 1 of 5 stars

I hated this book. It was extremely emo. He had a terrible childhood.. That sucks man. But now you have awesome job and friends and a hot girl who is into you despite your whine-y ness... Thats totally a word. And good lord Mack was also super freaking annoying. He blew her off and then is a dick to her and then one day he is nice and asks her to lunch... I would have refused but not only does she go on the date, she takes him to her special spot( gag) and has sex with him. Seems like a fantastic life choice. They also overused pet names. Which again made me want to gag.

I don't know guys. I wanted to like it but I just didn't.. at all.

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Review: The Unyielding

The Unyielding The Unyielding by Shelly Laurenston
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I love Shelly Laurenston. I don't think I can ever say that enough. Her writing is beyond perfection and no I am not one of her street team or whatever the equivalent team of bloggers she has but I just fucking love her. There isn't a single book I have read of hers or G.A Aiken that I haven't absolutely loved.

This book was fantastic. I love Erin. I have loved her since the first book but I loved that she got her own book. And Steig.. hahah I loved him to. I basically just love everyone okay. But seriously these characters are all so fantastic!

This book was kind of intense and the world depends all on Erin... which has everyone kind of well terrified. And Steig tags along and helps her out.

This book was hilarious and sweet in a dick-ish sort of way. I don't think there is another person in the universe that could have put up with Erin the way the Steig did.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Review: The Sinner

The Sinner The Sinner by Margaret Mallory
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

This is the second book I have read from this author and it's another low rating. I don't think she will work for me at all. The men are all assholes. They are highlanders and they are suppose to be cave man ish but Alex was a douche. Which is exactly what I said about Ian in the last book.
Alex proposes and in his proposal he tells Glynis that he won't embarrass her. He will be deseret when he sleeps with other women... I understand that that's just how things were and that at least he was being honest about it.. but gah come on man.

The start of this book was actually okay. I enjoyed the story until they actually slept together. Alex was upfront saying he would never want anything more than sex. Glynis agrees she wants nothing else either but of course she changes her mind and she gets all whiney about it. Some things happen that I won't say because it gives things away but they end up getting married. And that's where it REALLY goes downhill for me. Glynis jumps to conclusions and she is a freaking crying ninny. Alex actually turns out to be somewhat okay after they get married. He promised not to sleep around and he doesn't. There was just so many stupid arguments between the couple. I was so annoyed. I almost stopped reading the book at 80% because it was unbearable.

I don't think I will read the next one.. I think I am done with this series and this author.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Review: Ravished by a Highlander

Ravished by a Highlander Ravished by a Highlander by Paula Quinn
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Great highlander book.. I feel like I need to read her other series first. I think it's about Rob's parents. Sigh I need a reading order that combines everything. I tried to figure it out but I was at work and I was attempting to work... haha

Anyways the book was good... It was good but kind of predictable and pretty much like a lot of other highlander books. Rob was adorable. I think he is one of my favorite highlanders because he didn't try to hide his affections.

idk im lazy today. So thats it.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Review: Seduction of a Highland Lass

Seduction of a Highland Lass Seduction of a Highland Lass by Maya Banks
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I didn't think I'd like this book. I read a few reviews before I started it.. and I shouldn't have done that. I went into it with a negative attitude and it took me days to actually start.

I loved Keeley! I loved her more than I loved Mairin from the first book. And I defiantly loved Alaric more than Ewan. Did I think it was kind of shitty that they decided to have a relationship when Alaric was pretty much engaged? Sure but the thing is Keeley went to his room knowing that there was 0% chance of it going beyond that night. I think the relationship between the characters grew beautifully. I just really enjoyed the couple. Alaric had a few jerky moments and I think that Keeley was a stronger character by far but I still loved them together.

I also fell completely in love with Caelen. I am almost afraid to read his book and be disappointed. He was absolutely amazing in this book.

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Review: Etched in Bone

Etched in Bone Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

*****Spoilers.. obvious ones but they are in here*****

I am heartbroken. I had no idea that this was the last book of Meg and Simon's story. So I went into this book all "tra la la la" and I finished it and I was like "Anne girl. You gave me a small little kiss. The next book better have some serious passion" And then I got on here to rate the book and shelf the next one and BAM! I find out that, that was the ending for their story.. and then I got kind of rage-y.

Now I have calmed down a little. Because eh what can you do? But I am still really sad over how their story ended. I have given Meg and Simon 5 books.. 5 books I read and they kiss once in the last paragraph of this book. Yes it's clear Meg has some issues but come on! Did it have to take 5 whole freaking books? And I hate hate how they became "official". Simon asking Meg if they are mates. That's just disappointing.

But again whatever. The books have all been fantastic and I haven't been able to put any of them down. I loved everything about the story and about the courtyard and the howling not wolf. I am just sad that it's over.

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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Review: The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever

The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever by Julia Quinn
My rating: 1 of 5 stars

I hated this book. This is the 5th book by Julia Quinn that I've read and I just don't think I like her writing. Well I did like the Duke and I. But the others.. not so much.

My problem with this book was 100% Miranda. She has been in love with Turner since she was 10.. for 9 years.. and in those 9 years Turner hasn't looked at her or spoken to her and he married someone else. I do not understand how you can be in love with someone who literally doesn't notice you. He said some kind things to her when she was 10. BFD. Doesn't mean you devote your life to him. It reeks of desperation and I was so embarrassed for her. Reading this made me physically cringe and want to hide my kindle in the closet.

Turner comes off as an asshole.. but is he really? He is 9 years older than his sister and her best friend. Is he really an asshole for not paying attention to her? And even after his wife dies and he turns cold.. is he really at fault? I don't think so. Should he have kissed her that first night? No. But the dude just buried a women he hated and spent all day listening to people talk about how wonderful she was. It's logical that he was emotional.. and drunk. I think that Miranda should have not gone anywhere near him. But she loves him oh so much and can't turn away. Gag me with a spoon.

The only part of this book that was marginally good was the first couple months of their marriage. They were playful and fun but then Miranda gets all weepy about him not saying the words "I love you" Turner pretty much worships the ground she walks on but she is in a fit because he won't voice the words. She had a husband that was devoted to only her (which at that time wasn't normal) and he was sweet and fun and sexy and kind. But nooooo everything is terrible because he can't say that he loves her. I'll take actions over words any day.

What really sucks is I loved Olivia.. I'll probably have to read the next book. I just hope she doesn't turn out to be a little pansy like her friend Miranda.

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