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

Review: Sweet Dreams by Nina Lane

Review: Sweet Dreams by Nina Lane

Sweet Dreams (Sugar Rush #1) by Nina Lane on September 20th 2016 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Genres: Contemporary, Erotica, Romance Source: ARC via author Pages: 272 A new standalone sexy contemporary romance by New York Times bestselling author Nina Lane! He may own a candy company, but this wealthy bachelor is no Willy Wonka. Sugar Rush Candy Company CEO Luke Stone is a devoted businessman who doesn’t do relationships. He does short-term affairs with clearly defined rules. But when a sexy bohemian angel propositions him in a bar, Luke is tempted to want more. Polly Lockhart is horrified when she wakes the morning after her twenty-third birthday to realize she made a fool of herself with a sinfully delicious man. She tells herself she doesn’t have time for romance anyway, as she’s fighting to keep her mother’s beloved bakery afloat and finish her culinary studies. That all changes when her […]

Posted September 27, 2016 by Bethany in Reviews / 0 Comments

Book Trailer, Excerpt + Giveaway: Junkie by Heather C. Leigh

Book Trailer, Excerpt + Giveaway: Junkie by Heather C. Leigh

Junkie (Broken Doll Book 1) by Heather C. Leigh on September 13, 2016 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Genres: Romance, Suspense Pages: 328 My name is Miri and I’m a heroin addict. A junkie. A whore. I’ll do anything to get my next fix. Anything. Including walking right onto the property of Austin’s most ruthless and feared drug lord to beg for some H. I don’t know his name, only that people call him Boss. Oh, and that he won’t think twice to put a bullet in my head. But like I said, I’ll do anything to get my next fix. Even if it costs me my life. Or changes it forever. ***This book is for readers 18+. It involves graphic descriptions of gangs, drugs, violence, and sex. You will read exactly what you expect to see at an R rated movie about, you guessed it, gangs, drugs, violence, and sex.*** […]

Posted September 16, 2016 by Bethany in Giveaways, Reveals / 0 Comments

Review, Playlist & Giveaway: Furious Rush by S.C. Stephens

Review, Playlist & Giveaway: Furious Rush by S.C. Stephens

Furious Rush by S.C. Stephens on August 23rd 2016 Buy on Amazon, Buy on Audible Goodreads Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance Source: ARC via publisher Pages: 384 Too fast, too furious-and way too hot to handle . . . Mackenzie Cox has a lot to prove. Daughter of a racing legend, she is eager to show the world that she has inherited her father’s talent in the male-dominated sport of professional motorcycle racing. The last thing Kenzie needs is to be antagonized by her rival team’s newest rider, Hayden Hayes. Plucked from the world of illegal street racing, Hayden immediately gets under Kenzie’s skin. His insinuations that Kenzie is a spoiled princess who was handed her career fuels her desire to win, and much to her surprise, Kenzie soon learns she performs better when she’s racing against Hayden. As Kenzie and Hayden push each other on the track, the electric energy […]

Posted September 6, 2016 by Bethany in Giveaways, Reviews / 0 Comments

Spoiler-Free Review: It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

Spoiler-Free Review: It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover on August 2, 2016 Buy on Amazon, Buy on Audible Goodreads Genres: Contemporary, Contemporary Women, New Adult, Romance Source: Audiobook Pages: 367 Lily hasn’t always had it easy, but that’s never stopped her from working hard for the life she wants. She’s come a long way from the small town in Maine where she grew up—she graduated from college, moved to Boston, and started her own business. So when she feels a spark with a gorgeous neurosurgeon named Ryle Kincaid, everything in Lily’s life suddenly seems almost too good to be true. Ryle is assertive, stubborn, maybe even a little arrogant. He’s also sensitive, brilliant, and has a total soft spot for Lily. And the way he looks in scrubs certainly doesn’t hurt. Lily can’t get him out of her head. But Ryle’s complete aversion to relationships is disturbing. Even as Lily finds herself […]

Posted August 12, 2016 by Bethany in Reviews / 1 Comment