Month: October 2016

Audiobook Review: All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood

Audiobook Review: All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood

All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood on August 9, 2016 Buy on Amazon, Buy on Audible Goodreads Genres: Coming of Age, Family Life, Fiction, Romance Source: Audiobook Pages: 353 As the daughter of a drug dealer, Wavy knows not to trust people, not even her own parents. It’s safer to keep her mouth shut and stay out of sight. Struggling to raise her little brother, Donal, eight-year-old Wavy is the only responsible adult around. Obsessed with the constellations, she finds peace in the starry night sky above the fields behind her house, until one night her star gazing causes an accident. After witnessing his motorcycle wreck, she forms an unusual friendship with one of her father’s thugs, Kellen, a tattooed ex-con with a heart of gold. By the time Wavy is a teenager, her relationship with Kellen is the only tender thing in a brutal world of addicts […]

Posted October 25, 2016 by Bethany in Reviews / 0 Comments

Review + Giveaway: Punk 57 by Penelope Douglas

Review + Giveaway: Punk 57 by Penelope Douglas

Punk 57 by Penelope Douglas on October 21, 2016 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Genres: Dark, Erotica, New Adult, Romance, Young Adult Source: ARC via author Pages: 371 “We were perfect together. Until we met.” Misha I can’t help but smile at the words in her letter. She misses me. In fifth grade, my teacher set us up with pen pals from a different school. Thinking I was a girl, with a name like Misha, the other teacher paired me up with her student, Ryen. My teacher, believing Ryen was a boy like me, agreed. It didn’t take long for us to figure out the mistake. And in no time at all, we were arguing about everything. The best take-out pizza. Android vs. iPhone. Whether or not Eminem is the greatest rapper ever… And that was the start. For the next seven years, it was us. Her letters are always on […]

Posted October 21, 2016 by Bethany in Giveaways, Reviews / 0 Comments

Review: Filthy Rich by Raine Miller

Review: Filthy Rich by Raine Miller

Filthy Rich (Blackstone Dynasty, #1) by Raine Miller on November 15th 2016 Buy on Amazon, Buy on Audible Goodreads Genres: Contemporary, Romance Pages: 293 Billionaire Caleb Blackstone lives in the glamorous world of wealth and success, with every material luxury. But the moment he sees Brooke Casterley, none of that matters. Caleb is filled with a raw, undeniable need that he can’t ignore…for a girl who is so completely different from everything and everyone he’s ever known. Only Brooke isn’t looking for love. She knows all too well just how much damage the wrong guy can do. Still, what sane, broke British girl can resist the charms of an incredibly sexy, chivalrous billionaire? What starts as flirtation quickly turns into all-consuming passion. Nothing could have prepared her for the searing heat of Caleb’s touch—or just how much she craves him. Their whirlwind romance is the stuff of high-society fantasy—but for every […]

Posted October 19, 2016 by Bethany in Reviews / 0 Comments

Review: Win Some, Lose Some by Shay Savage

Review: Win Some, Lose Some by Shay Savage

Win Some, Lose Some by Shay Savage on October 18, 2016 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Genres: Coming of Age, New Adult, Romance, Young Adult Source: ARC via author Pages: 352 For Matthew Rohan, every day is a struggle. Each task others complete without thinking is a challenge for him. Recently orphaned, he has to finish the last few months of high school and take care of his disabled sister on his own. When Mayra comes into his life, his comfortable routines implode. Matthew can’t handle change, but Mayra is unrelenting in her quest to understand him, to show him acceptance and maybe even love. When she breaks through his shell, Matthew’s world will never be the same again. An awkward boy with Asperger’s Syndrome, a persistent girl who pulls him out of his isolated existence, and a lottery ticket that will change their lives forever. Review Win Some, Lose Some […]

Posted October 18, 2016 by Bethany in Reviews / 0 Comments

Quick Review: The Angels’ Share by J.R. Ward

Quick Review: The Angels’ Share by J.R. Ward

The Angels’ Share (The Bourbon Kings) by J.R. Ward on July 26, 2016 Buy on Amazon, Buy on Audible Goodreads Genres: Contemporary, Family Life, Fiction, Romance Source: Audiobook Pages: 426 #1 New York Times bestselling author J. R. Ward delivers the second novel in her Bourbon Kings series—a sweeping saga of a Southern dynasty struggling to maintain a façade of privilege and prosperity, while secrets and indiscretions threaten its very foundation… In Charlemont, Kentucky, the Bradford family is the crème de la crème of high society—just like their exclusive brand of bourbon. And their complicated lives and vast estate are run by a discrete staff who inevitably become embroiled in their affairs. This is especially true now, when the apparent suicide of the family patriarch is starting to look more and more like murder… No one is above suspicion—especially the eldest Bradford son, Edward. The bad blood between him and his […]

Posted October 8, 2016 by Bethany in Reviews / 0 Comments

Review + Giveaway: Follow Me by Tiffany Snow

Review + Giveaway: Follow Me by Tiffany Snow

Follow Me (Corrupted Hearts, #1) by Tiffany Snow on October 4, 2016 Buy on Amazon, Buy on Audible Goodreads Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Suspense Series: Corrupted Hearts #1 Source: ARC via publisher Pages: 304 Brilliant, quirky twenty-three-year-old China Mack is totally satisfied with her carefully ordered, data-driven life. A computer prodigy who landed a coveted programming job at the cutting-edge tech company Cysnet before even graduating from MIT, China is happiest when following her routine: shower before coffee, pizza only on Mondays, bedtime at ten thirty sharp. But then things start to get a little…unpredictable. First Jackson Cooper—Cysnet’s rich, gorgeous, genius CEO—assigns China to a dangerous and highly classified project for a government defense contractor. Her sixteen-year-old runaway niece suddenly arrives in town, begging to move in with China. And then there’s her sexy but oddly unsettling new neighbor, Clark… Quickly the Cysnet assignment becomes disconcerting—and then downright scary—as key staffers turn […]

Posted October 4, 2016 by Bethany in Giveaways, Reviews / 3 Comments