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I am an avid reader and mom of 4 great kids. In my spare time you can always find me reading a book. I love to read . I have read alot of books . I use to read all paperbacks and hard cover books , then about 1 1/2 yrs ago I bought a Nook Color E -Reader and things have not been the same since . In the first yr of owning my Nook I read roughly about 200 Books . YES it is true . My E- Reader was the best thing I EVER bought for myself and I am so Happy that I made the decision to buy one . Now I own a Kindle Fire HD and I Love it even more then my Nook Color. As far as What I like to read . I like All kinds of Genres . Some of my favorite ones are Contemporary Romance , Young Adult , Paranomal , True Stories, and Erotica . To me a great book involves a Great story line , if A book can hook me in the first few pages I am in heaven and will read it through . I have not found many books that I have not followed through with and read . I do LOVE a great love story in a book , one that makes me smile , laugh when something is funny , makes my heart race, my heart stop , makes me cry . I love when there is a happy ending . I also love Alpha males , the ones that got attitude , hot looking, masculine , can keep their woman in line , protective , possessive , but also have a big heart at the same time .
Don't Let Go - Michelle  Lynn review to come during Blog tour
A Little Too Far - Lisa Desrochers 3.5 stars I liked it, but I did not love it. I found myself skimming over some parts in the beginning.more of a review to come during blog tour reviewing for blog tour
Craving Constellations (The Aces, #1) - Nicole Jacquelyn 4.5 stars Awesome Story, I LOVED it, Review to come !!!!!!recommended by Miss Construed's
Cage (Corps Security, #2) - Harper Sloan You know when you read the first book in a series and you are dying to get your hands on the next one because the first one was just so damn Good? Well that is how I feel about this series. When I read Axel I fell in love with Harper and her writing style as well as her characters in the book. I knew Cage was coming next and I was craving his book soooo Much. When I got my Email yesterday with My ARC of Cage I dropped everything I was reading and doing and Jumped right in head and feet first because I knew It was going to be THAT DAMN GOOD, and guess what Harper has not disappointed me !!!!!!!We first Met Greg in Axel's Book. We found out that he had lost his sister to an abusive husband and He had vowed that although he could not protect his sister that all future woman in his life would get his protection. In Axel we met Greg through Izzy, she was like a sister to him and he had helped her through some difficult times. I fell in love with Greg in that book alone, But in this book I fell head over heals for him. He is 100% swoon worthy, he is sweet, protective, loving, caring, total 100% alpha Hot Man!!!!! “Trust me when I tell you that I have lived a life that makes me know when something is worth fighting for. I took one look at you and knew you were worth it to me. It’s new, I get that, but I know you feel it too.”Greg has found his soul mate and he will stop at nothing to get her and to protect her. He wants to make her his and his alone. She is someone he craves. Swoon points big time he calls her Beauty!!!!“You don’t have to be strong all the time. Let me take it, Beauty. Let me be your rock. Let ME fight. For Christ sake, let me be who you need.”“Whatever this might have been for you before now baby, there is no trying or going slow. I know you felt it; it was all over your face. I feel like I just found a piece of myself that has been lost forever. A piece of the puzzle that I didn’t even know was missing until you walked into my life. This, us… baby, I will work as hard as I can and then some to prove to you that you have nothing to fear.”Melissa is amazing, she is a strong willed woman who takes no crap from anyone. She can surely take care of herself and she has no problem with telling someone how she feels. She is fiercely independent, she stops at nothing to protect her family. When he settles his hips against mine and sinks deep, the last coherent thought that filters through my mind is that I want him to be my white knight. I want him to save me from me."You're a good man, Greg Cage. You give me some time, and I might just fall in love with you." "That's the plan, Beauty."Although there was some issues for these two to work out they did it and they overcame them all and came out stronger in the end. “You’re such a beast,” I speak softly into his ear before nipping his lope lightly with my teeth. “But I’m your beast, and baby… every Beauty needs a Beast.”Little Cohen, Who you will meet also, he is so damn cute, funny, I love the stuff that comes out of his mouth and you will be laughing right along while reading like I was. Like I always say the things outta the mouths of babes. Another thing I LOVED was even though this was Greg's Book we still saw some of Axel, Izzy, and the rest of the Corps Men and woman. Totally makes you love the story even more with all of the best characters in a story. One thing I truly LOVE about Harper and her writing style is that Everything runs smoothly together in the story and even having all the characters it is not over done , but at the same time you still don't want the story to end either. Harper Has done it again, I lOVED Axel, I LOVE Cage and now I will be not so patiently waiting for Beck !!!!!!! A side note: I Absolutely LOVED getting a snippet with Cage and Braxxon Breaker from the Breakneck MC If you have read the Breakneck series By Crystal Spears then you got a little treat with Cage in Withstanding. If you have not read that series I strongly suggest it. one more thing If you have not read this series YOU MUST!!!!! If you like Kristen Ashley's Alphs Men then you surely will not be disappointed at all!!!!!
Axel (Corps Security, #1) - Harper Sloan Harper Sloan has Kicked it out of this world with her Debut Novel of Axel. I knew with her love for alpha Men this would be good, BUT I did not expect it to be AWESOME !!!!! We all know alot of us love Kristen Ashley and her Alpha Men,We know She is THE author of Alpha Men, well let me tell you all something, Like I told Harper I truly believe Kristen Might have a little competition going on now. Harper has Brought us Alpha Men , HOT Military, Alpha Men but in a totally different way then Kristen has. I was hooked right from the Prologue of this book I literally started it, went to bed after 12am and was wide awake at 5am Because I needed to find out what was going on with Axel and Izzy. Harper truly knows how to write a story and keep you so engrossed in it that you simply do not want to put it down, BUT you also do not want it to end. Izzy, had an awesome upbringing, great parents, then one day Fate became her enemy. Fate has never been kind to her, she has been dealt with a major tragedy, the loss of her Boyfriend to The Military who promised he would come back for her but never did, Or did he? “Fate might hate me, but that doesn't stop me from hoping one day she forgets about her favorite chew toy. When that day comes I hope karma has some fun with that bitch fate” Izzy Lost alot all in the matters of weeks. Left heartbroken, with her parents gone, Izzy moves through her life in the motions as a shell of herself. When she meets Brandon and they get married she thinks she might have another chance. She soon finds out her husband is not all he is cut out to be and she lives 6 yrs of marriage with a cruel abuse man. After one horrible incident Izzy gets herself out and away from him. With the help of her Best friend Dee and her New best Friend Greg ( I LOVE Greg) Izzy starts to put her life back together one step at a time. She is trying to overcome demons, tragedy, and an abusive husband. Her husband is not letting her go easily and once an incident happens Greg decides to step things up and enlist the help of his Military Brother's. Holt( Axel) Reid. Did not have a great family life, living in foster care because his parents thought their next High was better then their child. Axel Decides at the age of 18 to enlist in the military to have a better life and to make sure that he and Izzy will have a happy life. When he left he promised her he would be back, he knew their love could survive their time apart. When Axel arrives home he finds Izzy gone. He does all he can to try to find her but in the end he can not find her. When he dies finally find info on her He feels the betrayal right to his heart. The girl ripped my heart to fucking shreds and I never knew why. It would have been quicker if she had stuck around and shot me in the fucking chest. At least I would have died instantly, instead of bleeding out slowly for the last twelve years.When one of his longtime Military brothers approaches him about helping a friend, Axel says he will help, but he has no idea he is about to come face to face with the woman he felt betrayed him yrs ago. Once they are reunited all the hurt, pain, and tragedy of yrs ago come back in full force. Izzy has things she needs to tell Axel. Axel has things he needs to say and he needs to listen to Izzy. Can these two people get through the heartache they felt yrs ago? Can they deal with the past and put it behind them to move forward and have a life together? Will Izzy be rid of her Abusive Husband once and for all? Your going to have to read it to find out the answers to these questions and many more. I have finally come to the realization that I’m not ready to let her go. Not again. And if I’m being totally honest with myself, I haven’t ever gotten over the fact that she was and always will be ‘it’ for me.Harper has brought us an amazing debut novel, with Love, romance, betrayal, sexy alpha men and hot sexy sex scenes. This is definitely a book you are going to want to add to your TBR list!!!!!I can not wait for the next one in this series. I need, No I WANT some more of Corps Sexy Alpha Military Men NOW !!!!!!ARC provided by author for an honest review
Stubborn Love (I Love You, #2) - Natalie Ward Amazing!!!!! Review to come !!!!
Withstanding Me (Breakneck, #2) - Crystal Spears Can I just say I ABSOLUTELY FUCKING LOVE THIS SERIES !!!!!! More of a review to come during blog Tour :)
Becoming More - Bayli Lane 4.5 stars I have typed this 4 times now and thanks to GR some is lost I can not type this all again so your getting a now condensed review sorry.Lilly Fairfield, freshman in college was supposed to create some of the best memories of her life, especially with her best friend, Lauren, and longtime boyfriend, Sander, by her side. That did not happen at all, on their first night out at college Lilly gets left by herself at a party while Sander and Lauren disappear on her. She decides to head back to her dorm when she runs into Carissa and She convinces her to go to another party with her. there she meets Colton, Oliver and some other of their friends.She decides since Lauren and Sander seems to be to busy for her she starts to hang out with her new friends more and more. Although Lilly is hanging out with new friends she is hesitant in some areas because she is not use to change and she is afraid of not doing what she planned to do with her life. She starts to go through some pretty crappy stuff with Lauren and Sander and she starts to re-think things. As her and Colton spend more time together she starts to develop feelings for him, but does not want to move forward with them because she is suppose to be with Sander and they have their life and future all mapped out. Without going much more into this, I will say this Lilly comes to some major realizations about her Boyfriend and Best friend. She learns that it is ok to make new friends and sometimes Change is the best thing in the world.As the story moved along I picked up on some of the things I knew where going to happen, but overall I totally enjoyed the story. Bayli did a great job with her debut novel in my opinion. Sometimes you have to take chances and sometimes change is for the better. I LOVED Colton, he was amazing through this entire story. Lauren we learn real quick she is not the best BFF in the world. Sander well I'll let you form your own opinion about him.....
Seize Me (Breakneck, #1) - Crystal Spears That was so Flipping AMAZING !!!! Review to come .. I need to jump into the next one NOW !!!!“I want it real slow, baby."- Winter"How slow?"- Braxxon"So slow I can feel you entering my soul."
Shadowing Me (Breakneck, #3) - Crystal Spears Can I just like have This one NOW please LOL
Arsen - Mia Asher Wow, I need to get my emotions and thoughts together before I can even begin to review this book. I just went on one hell of a ride. I knew it was coming,but feeling it full force like I just did is crazy......
Touch Me (Touch, #1) - T.H. Snyder Touch Me tells a story in Dual POV. A chance meeting, drama, love, and hot and steamy scene’s. Meet Char & Riley….Char is focused, she has a great job, a woman who had a relationship end badly and since then she has focused solely on her Job. She has a great sister, parents who are awesome and she is best friends with her sister’s BF Derrick who loves her like a sister. Riley Moved to Boston after some family issues and finds an add for a roommate and moves in with Derrick. Derrick and Riley hit it off great. Char and Riley have a funny first encounter. Then they see each other again at Derricks when Char goes over to meet the new roommate and cook dinner for the two of them. Once again realization strikes and it is a funny encounter. As Char and Riley live life they start to run into each other very often. As they get to know each other as friends , They start to have feelings for each other. Char is scared, Riley is Persistent and wants a chance. “Just give this a chance. Give us a chance and I will do whatever I can to make you happy.”From here their relationship seems to move forward pretty fast. They are a sweet, fun, loving couple. Once something from one of their pasts comes forward , can they work together to get through it and come out on the top still intact with their relationship? This was a sweet, fun read. I wish it had been longer, but I also know we will be getting more from T.H. and the other characters from the story, so I am hoping we will see more from Char and Riley in upcoming books. reviewing for blog tour
Board Approved (Taking Advantage #2) - Jessica  Jayne Hot Damn if I thought things where hot in Board Stiff, Board Approved took it to a whole different level. This one is the story of Greg Snow, after his divorce he dedicates his life to work, that is until he walks into the parking lot of Advantage Insurance for a meeting and comes face to face with Tessa. Tessa, Sweet, loving. She did not have the perfect life, but she has finally got herself in a place to become who she wants and have the life she deserves. She is a yoga instructor and she teaches class in the Advantage Insurance Companies Gym. This is where she is when she is having car trouble and comes face to face with Greg.Greg instantly feels his heart open to her, and being the gentleman that he is offer's to take her to her studio so she is not late for her class there. Jump on this journey as Tessa and Greg get to know each other and things get heated up between the two of them. I LOVED this one. My only wish is of course I wish it had been longer, but other then that the story was GREAT !!!! I am sure there is more to this series and we will be hearing from Greg and Tessa in a future book. Thanks Jessica for sending this one my way
A Changed Life - Mary A. Wasowski 3.5 stars. I had a hard time connecting with the characters in this book. I don't know why honestly. It was a great story with love, tragedy, friendships, love and happiness in the end.Nicolette who is seventeen years old finds her life changing when her parents decide to move from Chicago to California to better their careers. Nicolette is left with starting her senior year in a new school, having to make new friends and starting all over. Nicolette Meets Michael the son to a mutual friend of her parents and right off the bat she does not like him, but decides to be civil to him for her parents sake. Throughout the story we see Michael, stalk her, trying to get her to see that he loves her. Nicolette does not like him, does not want to be with him, but Michael stops at nothing to try to win her over. Enter Simon, Nicolette meets Him the same night she meets Michael, But with Simon she feels an instant connection and feels like she can truly talk to him. One problem Simon and Michael have a history, we find out what that history is pretty early on in the book. Nicolette and Simon start a relationship and things start to get more complicated with Michael for Nicolette. Simon wants Michael to stay away from Nicolette, but Michael does not listen. I don't want to go into all the details of what transpires from this point on but I will say this Michael does something to Nicolette that forever changes her life. I think this book should of come with some sort of warning about it's contents. Some readers may not be able to handle what all this story entails. I know I liked the story, I did feel though that there was just to much information, The details of her parents, I'm not 100% sure how I feel about that whole section in the story. I felt Nicolette had enough to deal with without that being thrown into the mix of what was going on. I will say this definitely if you want to take a chance on this story do it, Please don't let my review deter you from this story just because I could not connect with the characters and truly feel it does not mean you will not. Thanks Mary so much for sending this my way to read and review.
Tears of Tess - Pepper Winters recommended by Miss Construed's
Reckless - Skye Jordan This book was recommended by Mo :)