• 5 stars review,  cora reilly,  new adult,  review,  romance

    Sweet Temptation by Cora Reilly

    Resume: After losing his wife, Cassio is left to take care of two small children while trying to establish his rule over Philadelphia. Now he needs a mother for his children. Giulia always knew she’d marry a man her father chose for her. Only she never expected to be given to someone much older. Suddenly she’s supposed to be a mother to two small children when she hasn’t even held a baby in her life. Giulia quickly realizes that Cassio isn’t interested in a relationship on equal footing. It was as easy as that. Whenever I looked at the photo of Giulia and our little family that I carried in…

  • 5 stars review,  cora reilly,  new adult,  review,  Uncategorized

    Twisted Hearts (The Camorra Chronicles #5) by Cora Reilly

    Resume: With his easy-going bad boy attitude, a last name that rules over Las Vegas and a body to die for, girls have always been at Savio’s disposal. Gemma Bazzoli has had a crush on Savio from the first moment she came face to face with his arrogant smile, but for him she was always his best friend’s annoying little sister. When she’s promised to another man, Gemma resigns herself to the fact that the man she’s wanted all her life, doesn’t want her badly enough.  I fell in love with a boy I couldn’t have, at least not in a way my family would approve of. I’m a huge…

  • 5 stars review,  new adult,  review

    Twisted Bonds (The Camorra Chronicles Book 4) by Cora Reilly

    Resume: Kiara always wanted a loving family she could take care of. She never thought she’d find it with the Falcones. Nino and Kiara both lost part of themselves in their traumatic childhood. Together they’re trying to recover the missing pieces, but they aren’t the only broken souls in the Falcone mansion; Kiara fears that not all of them can be saved. Determined to protect her new family and the future of her dreams, she’s on a mission to help each of them in her own way, even if it means stacking up secrets. “Sometimes I feel like my insides are a raging flood of emotions when I look at…

  • 5 stars review,  new adult,  review,  romance

    Pretty Reckless (All Saints High #1) by L.J. Shen

    Resume: Penn They say revenge is a dish best served cold. I’d had four years to stew on what Daria Followhill did to me, and now my heart was completely iced. Daria Followhill thinks she is THE queen. I’m about to prove to her that she’s nothing but a spoiled princess. Daria Four years ago, he asked me to save all my firsts for him. Now he lives across the hall, and I want nothing more than to be his last everything. His parting words when he gave me his heart were that nothing in this world is free. Now? Now he is making me pay. “You were never a drizzle,…

  • 4 stars reviews,  new adult,  review,  Uncategorized

    Filthy Gods (American Gods 0.5) by R. Scarlett

    Resume: Young. Wealthy. Elite. Attractive. The gentlemen’s secret society at Yale was filled with them. And Nathaniel Radcliffe, the bane of my existence, was one of them. As the right hand of the American Gods, he was conceited and arrogant. A dangerously handsome man in a tailored custom suit and shiny black oxford loafers. The classroom was our battlefield. I’d sworn I’d never give him the upper hand, until… The secret I’ve been hiding for the last three years? He just discovered it… and now he has all the power. “He was a mere man, I knew that, but he and his friends were treated like gods. It didn’t help…

  • 5 stars review,  new adult,  review

    Privilege (Renzo + Lucia #1) by Bethany-Kris

    Resume: Born rich to a family of mafia royalty, Lucia Marcello was already destined to succeed. She wanted for absolutely nothing, until she met him.  Born poor to parents who never cared, Renzo Zulla was already destined to fail. He has struggled for absolutely everything, but she’ll prove to be his biggest fight yet.  She’s high society from the upscale suburbs.  He’s a drug dealer from New York’s slums.  They just weren’t meant to be … until they were.  I loved, loved, loved this book. Bethany always has the power to surprise the reader and deliver a good and fresh story with unique characters.Like water and oil, that’s the best…

  • 2 stars reviews,  new adult,  review

    Keeping 13 (Boys of Tommen #2) by Chloe Walsh

    Resume: Following a devastating injury that has left him sidelined and stripped of his beloved number 13 jersey, Johnny is struggling to hold onto his dreams. Lost, insecure, and desperately seeking comfort, he sets his sights on unraveling the mystery of the girl with the midnight-blue eyes. Keeping secrets has never been a problem for Shannon. The life she was born into demands nothing less. She knows that demons and evil men don’t just exist in fairytales. Falling in love was the easy part, what comes next is the test… I really loved the first book. I was so excited for the second but I’m disappointed. It was just ok.…

  • 4 stars reviews,  new adult,  review

    Duty (Andino + Haven, #1) By Bethany-Kris

    “He asked, she gave. He demanded, she did. That was them in a god-damn nutshell.” Resume: Andino Marcello’s world is turned upside down when he becomes the next heir apparent to the Marcello empire. He was comfortable in his place as a Capo, but comfort is for the weak in the world of mafioso. The boss’s seat is waiting. Haven Murphy is doing her own thing, and she does it well. She’s just trying to live her life when a morning jog puts her face to face with a man that will change the direction of her life with a single conversation. He’s going to break her heart; she’s going to keep his.…

  • 5 stars review,  new adult,  review,  romance

    The Simple Wild by K.A. Tucker

    “What hold does Alaska have on them? What makes this place worth giving everything else up?” Resume: Calla Fletcher wasn’t even two when her mother took her and fled the Alaskan wild, unable to handle the isolation of the extreme, rural lifestyle, leaving behind Calla’s father, Wren Fletcher, in the process. When Calla learns that Wren’s days may be numbered, she knows that it’s time to make the long trip back to the remote frontier town where she was born. While she struggles to adjust to this rugged environment, Jonah—the unkempt, obnoxious, and proud Alaskan pilot who helps keep her father’s charter plane company operational—can’t imagine calling anywhere else home. It would be…

  • 5 stars review,  new adult,  review

    Binding 13 (Boys of Tommen, #1) by Chloe Walsh

    “I think I need you for keeps.” Resume: Johnny Kavanagh has everything going for him. On the rugby pitch, he’s a force to be reckoned with. Plagued with a hidden injury and desperate to impress the scouts watching his every move, Johnny has been placed on a pedestal so high, he has no room to make mistakes. Life has never been easy for Shannon Lynch. Bullied and tortured, she arrives at Tommen College mid-way through the school year praying for a fresh start and desperate to shake off the demons that plague her. Friendship, first love, rising fame, horrifying secrets, and pain all fuel together in Binding 13. “”In one stare, I felt…