• 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,…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 5 stars review,  review,  ya romance,  young adult

    Letters to the Lost (Letters to the Lost #1) by Brigid Kemmerer

    “We’re all united by grief, and somehow divided by the same thing.” Resume: Juliet Young always writes letters to her mother, a world-traveling photojournalist. Even after her mother’s death, she leaves letters at her grave. It’s the only way Juliet can cope. Declan Murphy isn’t the sort of guy you want to cross. In the midst of his court-ordered community service at the local cemetery, he’s trying to escape the demons of his past. When Declan reads a haunting letter left beside a grave, he can’t resist writing back. But neither Declan nor Juliet knows that they’re not actually strangers. “One day isn’t your whole life. A day is just a day.” I’m…

  • 5 stars review,  new adult,  review

    Loyalty & Disgrace (John + Siena duet) by Bethany-Kris

     “She could be the ocean. He didn’t mind drowning.” Resume: Fresh out of prison after serving a three-year sentence, Johnathan Marcello wants to get back to normal business as a mafia capo. The rules set out for him are clear—keep out of trouble, maintain a low profile, and stay stable. Siena Calabrese’s life revolves around cooking numbers, and scrubbing books clean. After all, a girl is only useful to men in the mafia, if she isn’t totally useless. As long as she does what they want, then she can maintain the illusion of freedom. “You’re not a disgrace to this family. You could never be, John” I love books where the…

  • 5 stars review,  review,  young adult

    Restore Me (Shatter Me #4) by Tahereh Mafi

    “Right now I feel certain that my imagination is much more dangerous than any of his truths.” Resume:  Juliette Ferrars thought she’d won. She took over Sector 45, was named the new Supreme Commander, and now has Warner by her side. But she’s still the girl with the ability to kill with a single touch—and now she’s got the whole world in the palm of her hand. When tragedy hits, who will she become? Will she be able to control the power she wields and use it for good? “Idiots are highly flammable, love. Let them all burn in hell.” Took me 4 hours to read this book. I have…

  • 5 stars review,  new adult,  review

    Follow Me Back (Fight for me, #2) by L. A. Jackson

    “Did you know the first time I saw you, you knocked the air right out of my lungs?” Resume: When Kale accepts a new position down the street from Hope’s shop, he begins to question every wall he’s built around his heart. But taking her won’t come without consequences. Hope is in for the fight of her life. One neither of them saw coming. Now Kale must decide if loving her is worth risking it all. “Don’t ever, ever give up on hope. Because it’s always there, no matter how dismal things might seem.” My feelings are everywhere. I can’t express how I loved this book. Kale is probably one of the best…