• 4 stars reviews,  review,  ya romance,  young adult

    More Than We Can Tell (Letters to the Lost #2) by Brigid Kemmerer

    “We all push sometimes, just to make sure someone is on the other side, pushing back.” Resume: Rev Fletcher is battling the demons of his past. But with loving adoptive parents by his side, he’s managed to keep them at bay…until he gets a letter from his abusive father and the trauma of his childhood comes hurtling back. Emma Blue spends her time perfecting the computer game she built from scratch, rather than facing her parents’ crumbling marriage. She can solve any problem with the right code, but when an online troll’s harassment escalates, she’s truly afraid. When Rev and Emma meet, they both long to lift the burden of their secrets…

  • 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…

  • 4 stars reviews,  new adult,  review

    Tethered Souls by Beth Flynn

    “We’re tethered souls, and you’re back where you belong. Where you’vealways belonged.” Resume: “I haven’t seen my closest childhood friend, Christian Bear, since I was a teenager—he hasn’t changed a bit. He’s still temperamental and plays by his own rules with the law following two steps behind him. Christian remembers me. We haven’t spoken in years. Even though Christian and I have always had undeniable chemistry, I won’t let him shatter my heart a second time.” “He’s shattered my heart into a million pieces.” I have been waiting for this book since the first trilogy ended. The book didn’t disappointed. It was a nice book, simple plot, good characters. It’s…

  • 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…

  • 4 stars reviews,  new adult,  review

    Birthday Girl by Penelope Douglas

    “Birthday wishes don’t always come true, so I don’t waste a chance when I blow out a candle.” Resume: On her birthday, Jordan decides to go out and enjoy some time alone. That’s when she meets Pike. The pull is strong but sometimes you can’t act on it. What she didn’t expect was to discover Pike is her boyfriend’s father and they are about to live all together. “YOU MAKE MY HEART POUND SO HARD IT HURTS, JORDAN.” The age gap and the fact the male main character is the female main character’s dad is a taboo that marks this story. There’s no cheating from both main characters. Jordan knows what she…

  • 4 stars reviews,  new adult,  review

    A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses #1) by Sarah J. Maas

    “Be glad of your human heart, Feyre. Pity those who don’t feel anything at all.” Resume: Feyre’s survival rests upon her ability to hunt and kill – the forest where she lives is a cold, bleak place in the long winter months. So when she spots a deer in the forest being pursued by a wolf, she cannot resist fighting it for the flesh. But to do so, she must kill the predator and killing something so precious comes at a price. “We need hope, or else we cannot endure. ” I have been avoiding reading this series because they have too many pages but how I regret it! Meet Feyre.…

  • 4 stars reviews,  new adult,  review,  romance

    Ryan’s Bed by Tijan

    “You can’t battle someone who’s lost everything.” Resume: Mackenzie crawled into Ryan Jensen’s bed that first night by accident. She barely knew him. She thought it was his sister’s bed—her room. It took seconds to realize my error, and she should’ve left but she didn’t. She found safety by being by his side. Because—four hours earlier—her twin sister killed herself. “My insides felt pulled apart and put together wrong. Nothing felt right anymore. ” A nice book about grief, family struggles and finding love. I really liked Ryan and had some issues with Mac but overall she was a nice protagonist, so sad and dark and unstable. The way Ryan loves Mac, how…

  • 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…

  • 3 stars review,  new adult,  review

    Angel (Made Man, #5) by Sarah Brianne

      “I realized I could either spend an eternity here, trapped, or I could spend an eternity here, with you.” Resume: Angel is the son of the devil, bleeding Luciano blood. Adalyn is fascinated by bad boys, bleeding Caruso blood. Adalyn wants to be a mob wife. Angel doesn’t want to have anything to do with someone from Caruso blood. Seized by his enemies, he’s only a moment away from death. Toying with the enemy, Adalyn is about to get caught in her own trap while Angel is about to find out some things are stronger than blood. “I don’t belong here, sweetness. We both know that… But I think I might…