Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Night After Night (Seductive Nights #1) by Lauren Blakely

I didn't like this book. There was something about it that just wasn't for me. I am all for hot, sexy, dominant men that is great at dirty talk and knowing how to get a female off and this book had tons of that. There is alot of sex, foreplay and dirty talk. Night After Night didn't hold my interest. I normally have a hard time putting a book down and in this case, I had a hard time picking the book up. It was boring.

The relationship between Julia and Clay seemed too easy. They had things in common, got along great, had no big problems to over come, had similar backgrounds, and loved kinky sex. Their relationship was too boring for me. There was also too many things the author repeated. Julia's financial situation, her ex and Clay's ex. Once is enough. I get they have a past, but it doesn't need to be repeated every chapter.

I also don't understand how Julia can hop into bed with Clay after knowing him for like a day. They met had an amazing sexual experience in a hotel room. Clay left to go back to New York and calls Julia and asks her to visit him. She hops on a plane to be with him. Clay could have been a murderer. Julia seemed like a strong, independent woman that knew how to take care of herself but she was also a little careless. She would do about anything to get off. I didn't like her or Clay or their relationship.

Stay With Me (Wait For You #3) by Jennifer Armentrout

At 21, Calla hasn’t done a lot of things. She’s never been kissed, never seen the ocean, never gone to an amusement park. But growing up, she witnessed some things no child ever should. She still carries the physical and emotional scars of living with a strung-out mother, Mona—secrets she keeps from everyone, including her close circle of college friends.

But the safe cocoon Calla has carefully built is shattered when she discovers her mom has stolen her college money and run up a huge credit card debt in her name. Now, Calla has to go back to the small town she thought she'd left behind and clean up her mom’s mess again. Of course, when she arrives at her mother’s bar, Mona is nowhere to be found. Instead, six feet of hotness named Jackson James is pouring drinks and keeping the place humming.

Sexy and intense, Jax is in Calla’s business from the moment they meet, giving her a job and helping her search for Mona. And the way he looks at her makes it clear he wants to get horizontal . . . and maybe something more. Before Calla can let him get close, though, she’s got to deal with the pain of the past—and some very bad guys out to mess her up if she doesn’t give them her mom.

Teaser 1: 
My mouth dropped open. "How did you know I'd never been there before?" 
"Honey, I know things." Our gazes held, and yep, that shiver increased, because he was saying something entirely different that had nothing to do with Waffle House, tequila or apples pies. But definitely had something to do with cherries.

Teaser 2:
The kiss... it was wet and deep and it wasn't good or nice. It was great and everything the romance books claimed kisses were. Jax tasted me. There were no other words to describe that kind of kiss. Not when he slanted his head and touched his tongue to mine. 

Rhett In Love (Rhett #2) by J.S. Cooper

Rhett Madison and Clementine O’Hara were best friends for years before they decided to give dating a shot. Everyone around them thought they were perfect for each other, but neither one of them realized just how much their relationship would change once they got together. They’d only been dating for a couple of months when they decided to move across the country and live together. Neither one of them were prepared for all the trials and tribulations they would face as a new couple living in sin, as Clementine’s Nanna called it. Rhett’s still acting like he’s a bachelor and Clementine’s not sure if going from friends to lovers was the best decision they ever made. So they decide to enroll in a relationship course to see if they are meant to be together. Only it seems like Rhett’s more interested in the passionate side of their relationship, as opposed to the deeper more emotional side. Hilarity and chaos ensues when Tomas and Jake come to visit and Rhett and Clementine are both faced with questions that could change their relationship status once again. Neither one knows what’s going to happen, but no-one ever said that the pathway from friends to lovers was going to be an easy one. Rhett in Love is a standalone sequel to the New York Times Bestselling book, Rhett.

Teaser 1: 
"You can kiss my ass, Rhett Madison." Clementine shouted at me as she slammed the bathroom door. The whole wall seemed to shake for a few seconds afterwards. "Anytime you wish." I rolled my eyes and walked out of our already messy bedroom and into the even messier living room.

Teaser 2:
"I love the smell of you. I love the touch of you. I love the taste of you." He whispered into my ear as he kissed it. "Let's never argue again. Let's only be together, happy and carefree."

Monday, September 29, 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

Ruthless People (Ruthless People #1) by J.J. McAvoy

I absolutely loved this book. I was a little apprehensive at first about reading this book, but once I started, I couldn't put the book down. There are so many twists and turns. Most of them I didn't see coming. For this book to be the first the author has ever written, she did an amazing job. Some authors have dozens of book under their belts and still suck. There are multiple POV but it help make the story better instead of confusing readers like some books tend to do. There are also a lot of secondary characters that are great and I love just as much as the lead characters.

Liam and Melody are like characters I have never read before. They are so different in so many ways and I love them all the same. They're super rich, powerful, run the city, take no shit for anyone, ruthless, murders, drug dealers and have amazing chemistry.

Liam is the youngest son of the leader of the Irish mafia. He wants to be the boss. He will do about anything to become the boss. He had a hard start in life and worked hard to get where he is today. He feels like he has been preparing to be boss one.

Melody is the daughter of the leader of Italian mafia. She has been running the business for the past 5 years, although no one knows that. Her dad is some super powerful and scarey man that has terminally cancer, he let Melody take over in secret. Everyone calls her boss. She is a force to be messed with. She will shoot first and ask questions later if the person is still alive afterwards. No one knows what Melody looks like. There are no pictures, no social media sites, nothing. She is like a ghost.

Liam and Melody are in an arranged marriage. It is the 21st century but both leaders of the mafia want peace and they think this is the way to do it. Melody's dad also wants his legacy to be carried on and he doesn't think a woman can handle everything on her on. Hence the marriage. The Irish and Italians came to this agreement 12 years before and are just know cashing in on it.

Liam and Melody get off on a rocky start. Melody doesn't want to marry Liam and is only doing it to please her dad. Liam is attracted to Melody the moment he meets her. Liam's feelings for Melody develop fast, however Melody doesn't believe in love or romance. She wants to keep the marriage as a business deal with sex benefits only. Liam wants the relationship his parents have. They will die for one another and he wants that with Melody. But getting Melody to open up takes alot for Liam. The two eventually find a middle ground and once they do they are ruthless together. They have amazing chemistry and you can feel they care about each other.

This book was great and has become one of my favorite books. I can't wait for the next one. It looks like it is going to be even better than this one.

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Locke (Corps Security #5) by Harper Sloan

Locke finally has a release date... September 29, 2014
That's a little over a week and a half away. WOOHOO

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Raced (The Driven Trilogy #4) by K. Bromberg

Raced was an okay read. It gave me something to do and read when I had nothing else to read or do. It wasn't what I was expecting. Normally, when authors write in the other character's POV, it's the whole book or series, but instead Raced was only important parts of the whole Driven Trilogy in Colton's POV.

I guess readers wanted to read only certain parts on the trilogy and those were the parts the author focused on. It also explained the scenes before you read them. I sort of forgot most of the books and what happen and the little explanation helped a little.

I was expecting something different than what I read. It was bad, but it wasn't good either. Colton was hot and still is hot even after I got into his head. He had some pretty messed up baggage he was dealing with, but what hot, sexy bad boy, book boyfriend doesn't these days.

I think when Colton first met Rylee was my favorite part of the whole book. I was glad I finally got to read what Colton was thinking during that moment. I also liked reading more of Beckett's and Colton's interaction. I love them together.  

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Raced (The Driven Trilogy #4) by K. Bromberg

Colton Donavan lived life in the fast lane, but it took Rylee Thomas to teach him what racing was all about.


You think you know me?

Think again.

*Raced is not a complete re-write of the Driven Trilogy. This companion explores pivotal scenes as well as some new ones written in Colton Donavan’s point of view that were not previously published in Driven, Fueled, and Crashed. Hear his thoughts, experience his inner-turmoil, and laugh with him on his journey as he overcomes his demons and accepts what it means to love.

This novella is for the devoted readers of the Driven series. It is recommended that this companion be read after Driven, Fueled, and Crashed.

Teaser 1:
"I asked you to stay. That's all I can give you right now, Rylee. All I'm good for." I know I sound like an asshole, know that she just said I hurt her and my response was anything but an apology, but at the same time she doesn't have a fucking clue how normally I'd say "my way or the highway" and instead I'm trying to explain a bit of myself when I never have before. 

Teaser 2:
Fuck me, she's my kryptonite.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Denied (One Night #2) by Jodi Ellen Malpas

Yesterday Jodi Ellen Malpas posted a teaser for her new book Denied which is to be released later this year.

Denied Teaser.

It was a very interesting teaser and makes me want the book now. I love everything Jodi Ellen Malpas writes. The first book in the series Promised wasn't really up to my standards. I liked it but I didn't love it like I did the This Man Series. No book is ever going to compare to that series in my opinion but Denied did look like the series is going to get better as the books come out.

Captivated by You (Crossfire #4) by Sylvia Day

Captivated by You (Crossfire #4) by Sylvia Day finally has a release date.  
November 18, 2014.

It's has been over a year since the last book in the series came out and I am glad that this one finally has a date set. I have waited a long time and if I had known there was going to be so many books in the series, I probably would have never started reading the series. I hate getting into a series when it's not done or close to being done. That being said, I am happy about this news and hope the last book in the series doesn't take long.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Dominic (Slater Brothers #1) by L.A. Casey

What can I say about Dominic? The book started out good, had potential then fell flat. I like that the book took place in Ireland and some words were different than what I am use to. I always like reading books from authors in different countries and for some reason I always have an accent when I read them.

What bothered me was that Dominic was a little rude. He called Bronagh names like bitch and slut. He was just plain rude to her. The author made it seem like he was just teasing her and trying to get under her skin but I found it horrible. I wanted to slap Dominic myself every time he opened his mouth. Bronagh never had a problem with the name calling until Dominic said she had a phat ass. She got mad at that. I think being called a bitch by some guy that is suppose to care about you would bother someone more. Who cares about a big butt. It's not a big deal like Bronagh made it out to be.

There also was a long discussion about hair color and what color guys prefer. It was really dumb and took a whole chapter up. There was also some serious violence in this book too. Bronagh would hit Dominic or anybody else every time she got mad at someone. She had some serious angry issues. They would throw things at people. It was pretty crazy and unrealistic.

Bronagh seemed like a quiet, shy, do gooder but after like the first 5 pages she turned into a mad cussing, hateful human being. She told Dominic she hated him every chance she got. She cussed in front of her teachers. She wasn't the person the first couple of pages made her seem.

There are several books in the series. Every Slater brother 5 in all will have a book and a love story.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

One More Chance (Chances #2) by Abbi Glines

One More Chance was an okay read to me. It wasn't anything spectacular nor was it horrible. It was okay, good even and there were parts that were great. I thought it was a good ending for Grant and Harlow. Grant was my favorite characters in the Rosemary Series and I was glad he got his happy ending.

There are sad parts but they didn't make me cry or anything like some readers.  I like how all these playboys and players that I met in the very first book Fallen Too Far are getting married and having babies. It goes to show that everyone has to grow up at some point. I liked how past characters, Rush/Blair, Della/Woods and Bethy all made appearances in this book. I like knowing what happen to past characters and I like seeing they all still have a close bond.

I think the biggest shocker to me was Nan. She was worried about Harlow and it showed in this book. She put their differences aside for a minute to help Harlow and that shows alot about a person. I liked reading a little from her POV. I did hate her in the first book, but after reading her little snippet, my opinion changed of her. I sort of liked her in a way. I would even like her to find her happy ever after. Although, she would need a strong guy to handle her. I don't think she is all that bad, she just has had a shitty life. She needs someone to show her she is capable of being loved.

Harlow and Grant had been though a lot and I glad they got through everything. I was happy to see them with a family and married. Good ending to their love story.