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Monday, July 12, 2010

Disappointmentville: The Gatecrasher by Madeleine Wickham (aka Sophie Kinsella)

Format: Hardcover | Pages: 296 | Release Date: July 2007 | Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books

"The Gatecrasher" by Madeleine Wickham (aka Sophie Kinsella)

My Book Summary : Fleur has a habit of gatecrashing funerals. All so she can meet a rich man (even if that man may be the window), hook up with him for as long as he buys her things, then gets him to some how give her a big enough amount of money .... then she's off to the next funeral ... the next man.

Her next target is Richard, a newly widowed ten-million-dollar plus man, that believes his wife was a saint but he feels he barely knew her. Fleur has the looks and says the right things .. so by the next day after the memorial service she is already set to go out to lunch with him.

As such of a sweet man Richard may be he falls hard for Fleur, but he still feels wrong about moving on so quickly after his wife died that he takes things slow with her. Slower then she is used to. But after a couple of months she moves in with his family, and makes friends a lot quicker with some of them then most people would have believed.

But then her past and personal things come up, and Fleur rolls with the punches. However, when it's one that she might not be able to escape it's either give up and run as fast as she can to the next man ..... or stay at the place that has treated her better then she's had in years.

My Book Review : 2 out of 5 stars. I so wanted to like this book. I really did. For the most part it was fine up until her big secret (or the main one) comes out and I just had to skim through the rest to find the ending. =0P A majority of the characters I loved ..... except Philippa was a bit to whiny for me and her husband was too much of a jackass for me to read through.

My Previous Review(s) for this Author : The Wedding Girl

Book Teaser(s) :
He spun round, and felt his face freeze in disbelief. Sitting at Richard's desk, legs calmly crossed, was Fleur. His mind began to race. Had she been there all the time? Had she seen him ... ~ within Chapter 7

For more information on this book and/or any other books by Madeleine, then please check out her website.



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Friday, September 23, 2011

Disappointmentville: Werewolf Series, Book 8

- This is an ARC book - Available Formats through Amazon.com: Paperback - Pages: 363 | Expected Release Date: December 1, 2011 | Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca | Obtained: NetGalley

"Dreaming of the Wolf" [Werewolf Series, Book 8] by Terry Spear

My Book Summary : Jake really didn't want to bring his photography to the gallery out-of-town but he couldn't deny his sister-in-law, especially now that she's pregnant. However, when he gets there he finds that the gallery’s closed for the morning so he'll need to find something to occupy his time until he can drop off his photos. Soon he becomes enamored with a woman walking down the street, and follows her to see what she's up too. Jake finds the woman, Alicia, in a restaurant checking out some men who seem like thugs. After finding an opportunity to talk with her, he finds out he was correct with that assumption, as she's a bounty hunter going after the men who killed her mother. Intrigued with Alicia, even though she's a human and not a wolf, Jake wants to enjoy her company and try to stop her "vendetta" from going after these thugs as it doesn't seem safe, then he believes that they can just go back to their lives as it's not right or responsible of him to get involved with her.

However, after spending some time with her he's not sure if he'll be able to part from her, and then she makes the choice for him when she takes off fearing for his life. Depressed Jake heads home, but soon finds that he can't get Alicia out of his system especially when he keeps having erotic dreams of her. Is there any way for him to protect Alicia even though he doesn’t know where she is and without going against his pack’s rules or by the time he finds out where she is will it already be too late?

My Book Review : 2.5 out of 5 stars. This is the first book from this series that I've read. It was a cute read, with some decent action scenes, and had good characters. However, it was kinda boring. I mean I got the plot right away and even though there were some twists that I didn't expect that made the story even more interesting it really didn't keep my interest that long. I had to forge my way through to finish the book since I was curious as to how it would end, and it does have a sweet ending, but I know I'll never read it again.

This is probably a good read for those who are fans of Terry Spear and this series. But it just wasn't a good pick for me.

Book Teaser(s) :
Teaser #1
Startling her, the woman repeated the question, more insistent this time. "This is the sheriff's department. What is the nature of your emergency?"
Alicia licked her lips and said in a whisper, "Someone broke into my motel. Crest--"
But the miniscule relief Alicia felt that the person at the door couldn't open it without unlocking it didn't last long. A strong kick at the door broke a lower section of the paneling away, the crash making Alicia jump back.
"They're trying to kill me! Crestview Motel. They're breaking in!" she shouted, the need for secrecy a moot point, as she hoped the sheriff's department was close by. ~ within Chapter 10

For more information on this book, series, and/or any other books by Terry, then please check out her Amazon Page.



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Friday, July 31, 2015

Disappointmentville: Flower Fae Series, Book 2

- This is an ARC book - Available Formats through Amazon.com: Kindle Edition - File Size: 973 KB | Expected Release Date: March 14, 2015 | Publisher: Secret Cravings Publishing | Obtained: Secret Cravings Publishing

"Awakening Power and Passion" [Flower Fae Series, Book 2] by Nicole Campbell

Author's Book Description : Jasmine Moonflower is an Earth Fae only interested in exploring her talents and developing her gifts. Upon reaching adulthood, she comes into her power and is urged to start looking for a mate. The Elders have said her heart would tell her who her mate is, but none of the males in her village speak to her heart.

Duke Halton Steel knows all about the Fae. Many of his people in Essex are at least part Fae, and he protects them from a dark sorcerer. He is pleasantly shocked when Jasmine literally falls into his arms one day in the woods. She and the Fae she saved from the dark sorcerer return to his keep for safety.

Can the duke, an ally in the form of a Sorcerer of Light, and Jasmine keep them all safe? Will their love be enough to boost Jasmine’s power enough to help the Sorcerer of Light destroy the Dark One?

My Book Review : 2.5 out of 5 stars. Just as Jasmine gets into what is considered the Fae adulthood, she gets herself into a bind by being caught by a powerful dark sorcerer called Tristen the Dark One. Tristen plans to force her to willingly marry him so he can then take her power as his own. However, Jasmine is stronger than even Tristen could have imagined and finds a way (along with others who were captured) to escape. Once escaped she meets Halton (Duke Roger Halton Steel the Second) who brings out a side of herself she never knew. Will she be able to really escape from Tristen and move on with her life for good?

This fast-paced fantasy romance brings new ideas to what the “typical fae life” could be while throwing the readers right into the nitty-gritty of it all. For me this novel was a little too fast-paced to be as enjoyable as I had liked. In addition, although I found Jasmine to be an entertaining character, and I enjoyed learning about her ways of doing things, by the time she meets Halton I found their relationship a bit forced. Also, while I admit that they have some enchanting chemistry and it was quite cool what her power does when they are together, I never got a chance to really appreciate them as a couple because of how the plot plays out.

Nevertheless, I WOULD still recommend to those looking for an intensely quick fantasy romance and/or to fans of this series!

Purchase This Book and/or The Other Books From It's Series Here : Smashwords (e-Book) : Warriors of the Veil (Book 1) | Amazon.com (e-Book) : Warriors of the Veil (Book 1) | Kobo (e-Book) : Warriors of the Veil (Book 1)


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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

"Waiting On" Wednesday: Enraptured


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  • "Enraptured" [Eternal Guardians Series, Book 4] by Elisabeth Naughton
    Expected Publication Released Date: April 3, 2012

    Author's Book Description:
      ORPHEUSTo most he’s an enigma, a devil-may-care rogue who does whatever he pleases whenever he wants. Now this loose cannon is part of the Eternal Guardians­—elite warriors assigned to protect the human realm—whether he likes it or not.

      Orpheus has but one goal: to locate a magical medallion with supernatural powers. He’s just not expecting a woman to get in the way, especially not a Siren as gorgeous as Skyla. Unable to resist her, the two become unlikely allies. He simply has no idea she’s an assassin sent to seduce, entrap, then ultimately destroy him.

      Yet Skyla herself might have the most to lose. There’s a reason Orpheus feels so familiar, a reason her body seems to crave him. Perhaps he’s not the man everyone thinks…

      Then again…maybe he’s exactly that man.

      The truth could reveal a deadly secret as old as the Eternal Guardians themselves.

    My Previous Review(s) for this Author : Marked



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    Thursday, September 1, 2011

    Feasted On: Call of the Lycan Series, Book 1

    Format: Kindle Edition | File Size: 151 KB | Release Date: April 2011 (Second Electronic Printing) | Publisher: The Raven Books

    "Call of the Sea" [Call of the Lycan Series, Book 1] by Michelle M. Pillow

    My Book Summary : When Ceana was younger, she saved her brother from an evil sea witch, in doing so she was cursed into immorality, turned into a mermaid, with only the reprieve of being on land during the full moon. Now, hundreds of years later and she has lost all hope of finding the one person who will be able to break her curse. So, when she saves Ian, the Prince of his werewolf clan, from the dark waters of the ocean (again and during the full moon) she expects to spend the night with him and then go back to the water when morning arrives.

    However, Ian has been waiting for Ceana for as long as he can remember, even though he never knew whom she was he only remembered a bit about what she looked like. Now that he has her, he doesn't want to let her go. Yet convincing himself that what he feels for her is true (after such a short time in knowing her) is hard, especially when he has one of his brothers telling him that he shouldn't believe what she says to be true. Then there's the case of one of his previous lovers wanting to break them up and an evil sea witch who plans to do anything and everything to keep Ceana within her grasp.

    My Book Review : 4.5 out of 5 stars!! This is one HOT and STEAMY fairytale!! Even though this is a quick read, it still brings you into the heart of the romance between the main characters! The characters were great and I loved Ian's brothers!

    And just because I really want to say this ... I'll say in my mind, in this book there are two evil bitches instead of just one!! *hehee*

    The only thing that could have been improved was the ending a bit, as it seemed a bit rushed to me. Otherwise, it's a great book!! I recommend anyone who like a quick, steamy, romance.

    Book Teaser(s) :
    Closing his eyes, he concentrated on his brothers, and called to them, Roark, James!
    Ugh, yeah, I'm up! James' voice answered. Even though it was in his head, Ian knew his brother had been sleeping.
    Argh, what is it? I'm busy, Roark complained. And both of them are gorgeous.
    I need you, Ian interrupted. Now.
    Are you hurt? James demanded.
    No, just come quinkly. And bring a change of clothes. Ian touched Ceana's face, willing her to look at him. She didn't. But, at least she was breathing. That was something. ~ within Chapter 4

    For more information on this book, series, and/or any other books by Michelle, then please check out her Amazon Page.



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    Tuesday, December 15, 2009

    They say that things just cannot grow beneath the winter snow

    "Snowbound" by Janice Kay Johnson was such a disappointment. I picked it up from Amazon.com since they had it free if you had an iPod or a Kindle and it was on the top of the list for supposedly being so good. But ehhh. =0P

    It's about a teacher who is driving back (in a snowstorm) from an out-of-town event with a group of her students (8 teens). They decided to take the quickest route back ... not knowing that that highway closes in the winter. Thankfully the route they took has a lodge on it. The owner of this lodge is a gentleman who just got discharged from the military, and is dealing with his own set of problems. During the teacher (and her group's) 3 night stay at the lodge waiting for the storm to let-up, the teacher and the owner build a connection ..... and they see if they can make it work afterwords.

    I mean the setting was good and so was the plot/point of the story. But if I wanted to read about war scenes then I would have picked up a nonfiction or history type of book, not a romance. And even though the story was a short one, for how she dragged it out making so everyone was so indecisive .... I was just happy to see it end.

    2 out of 5 stars.



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    Monday, August 15, 2016

    Disappointmentville: Fool's Gold Series, Book 15.5

    - This is an ARC book - Available Formats through Amazon: Kindle Edition - File Size: 563 KB; Audible – Unabridged; Audio CD - Audiobook | Expected Release Date: October 28, 2014 | Publisher: Harlequin : HQN Books | Obtained: NetGalley

    "Yours for Christmas" [Fool's Gold Series, Book 15.5] by Susan Mallery

    Author's Book Description : Step out of the winter chill and into the warmth of Fool's Gold, California, the charming small-town setting for a new holiday novella from New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery

    Famous former NFL stars don't date single working moms like Bailey Voss. She'll allow herself to daydream about Kenny Scott's muscles and killer smile, but wanting more would lead to post-holiday regret. Then Kenny volunteers to run a toy drive with Bailey, and she learns that he's not just hot...he's also generous, funny, nice. The whole package—tantalizingly out of reach.

    The ache of past loss reminds Kenny why he needs to avoid getting too close to anyone. Especially to a gorgeous redhead and her adorable little girl. Mess it up, and he'd lose them both. Yet Kenny can only resist Bailey for so long. And as festive spirit spreads throughout the town, he's all wrapped up in Bailey's sweet, sexy kisses and determined to make this the first of many Christmases together...

    My Book Review : 2.5 out of 5 stars. Over the holiday season, Kenny (an ex-pro football player) and Bailey (a widowed mother) are thrown together because Mayor Marsha needs them to help the children’s FWM Sprouts with their holiday service project. In doing so, while it opens them up to a unique romance, it also brings up old trust issues from Kenny’s past. Will they be able to overcome their pasts and have a great future or will friends be the closest they’ll be able to get?

    While I am a huge fan of Ms. Mallery’s Fool’s Gold Series, this one didn’t capture my interest as greatly as I hoped. However, it kept up with the series’ usual hype with updates from the other characters. In addition, I enjoyed getting to know Bailey, Kenny, and Chloe. They became a sweet family that was intriguing to read about.

    Though it wasn’t my favorite novella in this series I did like it and would recommend it to those who are fans of Ms. Mallery looking for a sweet holiday romance.

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    My Previous Interview(s) with this Author : May 2012

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    My Previous Review(s) for this Series : Book 1 | Book 4 | Book 5 | Book 6 | E-novella 2 / Book 6.1 | Book 7 | Book 8 | Book 9 | Book 12

    My Previous Review(s) for this Author : Tempting | Accidentally Yours | Falling For Gracie | Having Her Boss's Baby | Barefoot Season

    My Previous Mention(s) of this Author's Books/Characters : The Monday Update [September 13, 2010] | End of the year 2010 Update | Teaser Tuesdays: Only Yours | When & Where Are You? Thursdays: Only Us: A Fool’s Gold Holiday | When & Where Are You? Thursdays: Only Us: A Fool’s Gold Holiday | Winter Themed Books To Warm You Up During the 2011 Holiday Season | Best Book Couples -- Happy Valentine's Day 2012 | "Waiting On" Wednesday: Summer Days | Teaser Tuesdays: Barefoot Season | "Waiting On" Wednesday: All Summer Long | BBAW 2012 :: What does book blogging mean to you? | Best Book Couples -- Happy Valentine's Day 2013 | Second Sentence Saturday: Three Little Words


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    Book Teaser(s) :
    "I hate all this stupid happiness," Taryn muttered.
    Bailey grinned. "You need to get over that. Happiness is part of the tradition. It's good for you."
    "No, it's not. Worse, I'm fighting hormones. I cried over a commercial last night. It was horrifying."
    "There's so much more to come."
    Bailey knew that Taryn was holding off on telling people about her pregnancy and couldn't wait for the news to come out.
    "The toy thing was good," Taryn admitted. "Needy kids and all that." ~ within Chapter 11

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    Sunday, July 22, 2012

    Disappointmentville: My A-List Boyfriend by Kyle LaForge

    Format: Kindle Edition | File Size: 294 KB | Release Date: June 2012 | Publisher: Self-Published | Obtained: Amazon.com

    "My A-List Boyfriend" by Kyle LaForge

    My Book Summary : After a co-worker gets fired Kate's boss asks for her to take over the interview with Tom Alexander, one of the hottest male actors in Hollywood. She knocks the interview out of the park and becomes Tom's new friend. However, soon her life is about to change in some amazing ways, yet will she be happy with all of the changes??

    My Book Review : 2.5 out of 5 stars. Who wouldn't want to have a Hollywood-IT-Man wanting to be your friend, let alone want to be your boyfriend? This story is all about that fantasy we all wish to have but most won't ever be able to get.

    It's very cute and charming. I loved Tom!! He is everything a "hero" should be!! I also liked Kate's friends, Tom's assistant, Kate's family, and Tom's family. However, I wasn't a fan of Kate. I mean she was sweet in the beginning. Yet by the middle, I got really annoyed with her because of the way she handled everything in her life and the consequences that came with her actions. Blah. =0/

    If you decide on reading it, I hope you'll like it better than me. I don't recommend this book.

    - On a side note -
    I also wasn't happy with the book setup on my kindle since it didn't link up to my typical kindle settings. Plus, it could have been edited a bit better.

    Book Teaser(s) :
    "I've never had much luck when it comes to girls," he looked up from his drink.
    I eyed him skeptically.
    "Let me rephrase that," he said. "I haven't had luck finding a girl who's interested in me for who I am as a person. The last relationship I was in ended in less than a year. I've been doing this my whole life so the only girls that I've ever known are actresses. I'm hesitant to get close to someone else who's in the business because I tend to question their motives. Most seem to be more interested in furthering their careers than building any sort of relationship. I gave the girlfriend title a shot only once and she broke my heart."
    I didn't know what to say. What girl in her right mind would break this guy's heart? ~ within the only Chapter
    For more information on this book and/or any other books by Kyle, then please check her out on the Goodreads' website.

    Thursday, August 18, 2011

    Made the Grade: Epic Fail by Claire LaZebnik

    Format: Kindle Edition | File Size: 526 KB | Release Date: August 2011 | Publisher: HarperTeen

    "Epic Fail" by Claire LaZebnik

    My Book Summary : Elise just moved, with her parents and 4 sisters, to L.A. and started at a private school where her parents both work at. Her older sister, Juliana, and her are very close, since they are only a year apart (Elise a junior and Juliana a senior in High School). On the first day Elise isn't so sure about their new place since everyone seems to be wearing designer clothes more so then anything she's used to (or can afford) and she doesn't seem to fit in. However, Juliana fits in real well, so well in fact that they get to sit at the "popular" table because of a guy she hit it off with.

    Derek has been going to this same school for years, and is the best friend of the guy Juliana starts hanging out with but he seems to be very standoffish when Elise meets him. One of those reasons he is that way is because of his movie star parents making it so everyone wants to get close to him and be his friend (or more). Because of his best friend and Elise's sister they spend a lot of time together. Making Elise the envy of all the girls and her trying to figure out the mystery that is Derek. But when things are said about another guy that Elise has made friends with but isn't told the reasons, conclusions get made, and things get a bit colder between Derek and Elise especially when their pride and prejudice come into play.

    My Book Review : 3 out of 5 stars .... I'm very sorry to say but I was disappointed by this novel, not a Disappointmentville type, but after all of the glowing reviews that I've read I guess I expected it to be a bit more. However, I will say that this author has taken a great spin on the Jane Austen novel "Pride and Prejudice" and turn it into a first rate plot for this century. I do like how she made Elise's younger sisters to have a bit more of a head on their shoulders. I liked the interaction between Derek, Elise, Juliana, Chase, and Chelsea. I am kinda disappointed that she basically drops off on the side story about Elise's mother and the school. And I guess I expected more out of Derek's mother too.

    I don't know ... I just wish there was more to it then how it ended I guess. But it was very creative and on amazon.com there are a lot of glowing reviews about this novel ... so you never know, if you like Jane Austen novels then give this novel a try, you might like it a lot more then I did.

    Maybe I'd like it better if there was a sequel to wrap all the loose ends up in. *shrug*

    Book Teaser(s) :
    "Why'd you come tonight?" I asked abruptly.
    "Chase wanted to."
    "You always do whatever he wants?"
    "Pretty much. He's more like a brother than a friend at this point."
    "I know what you mean. Juliana's just like a sister to me."
    "Now that's a little weird," he said, with that brief shadow of a smile I'd seen once or twice before. ~ within Chapter 6

    For more information on this book and/or any other books by Claire, then please check out her Amazon Page.



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    Wednesday, August 10, 2011

    "Waiting On" Wednesday: Burning Rubber

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  • "Burning Rubber" [Extreme Racing Series, Book 2] by Pamela Britton
    Publication Released Date: October 18, 2011

    Author's Book Description:
      In racing, you’re in or you’re out. Sometimes both at the same time...

      Go ahead, call Callie Monroe the queen of fools. She already does. After NASCAR slammed its doors in her face, she came up with the idea for the X-TREME Racing League. Now she’s all but relegated to pit row while her business partner—aka XRL’s bankroll—takes the credit.

      One look at NASCAR champion Derrick Derringer red-lines Callie’s fantasy gauge. And when he actually notices her next to her Playboy-hot boss, he makes her sweat.

      Derrick has always been attracted to the studious type, but Callie’s got the cherry on top of her beauty and brains: she’s a gear head. She’s also scared to death of him. He’s never had to work hard to get a woman in his bed, but with Callie, he finds himself changing tactics for a prize he never expected. Her heart.

      Callie has no intention of being Derrick’s next “checkered flag”, but if she’s to lure him over to XRL, she’ll play the game. A dangerous one. Not only because his kiss sends her focus sliding out of control. There’s a saboteur who seems intent on putting XRL into the wall—no matter how many people have to die.

      Product Warnings:
      The author doesn’t guarantee this book will help you “get lucky”, but does have documented proof that the love, laughter, naughtiness and hot, hot, hot sex in this book will leave you gasping for air. Dangerous curves ahead!

    I've read some of this author's novels before ... and even though I haven't liked them all ... I always seem to want to read what she'll be putting out next!! Plus .. even if I'm not a big racing fan I definitely enjoy reading about racing romance books!! This once sounds like a hit! I can't wait to start reading it!

    My Previous Review(s) for this Author : In the Groove



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