Author: celeste

{review} Corrupt (Devil’s Night #1) by Penelope Douglas

{review} Corrupt (Devil’s Night #1) by Penel..

What an edgy, sexy, gritty and enthralling read. By 1/4 of the way through I was fascinated by the dynamics of Rika and Michael. This book was exactly the vibe I was looking for. There was an obvious push and pull with hero and heroine, there was a bit of mystery, there was danger, there was really heavy sexual tension. It had all the elements for me. When we first met Michael and Rika they knew […]

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{blog tour: top shelf review + giveaway} Without Merit by Colleen Hoover

{blog tour: top shelf review + giveaway} Without M..

Make sure you scroll all the way to the bottom for U.S. tour dates and to enter the awesome contest! Wow. My friends, Colleen Hoover has done it again. This book was all encompassing to me. The Voss family soon became my crazy family as the words were woven so well and so effortlessly.  Colleen Hoover has such a gift for storytelling; she has a way of taking a fairly simple day-to-day idea or concept, yet […]

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{review} Vivid by Jessica Wilde

{review} Vivid by Jessica Wilde

I absolutely love stories where the hero is ex-military man. A man that has been wounded in all the ways you can think, a man who is damaged, but then meets that one special person, and slowly, very slowly he begins to heal. I will never tire of this; I think my heart loves the journey of mending. I love to see these heroes and heroines come out of their tragedies even stronger, and especially […]

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{review} Exploited (Zero Day #1) by A. Meredith Walters

{review} Exploited (Zero Day #1) by A. Meredith Wa..

I always love a good romantic suspense so when I read this synopsis it totally caught my eye. I quickly dug in and while it was easy to follow, I soon found the plot a bit too unrealistic, it was almost cringeworthy coincidental, and I did not like the heroine. BUT! What did I like? Mason. Oh, I loved Mason. Mason deserves a relationship, he is such a perfect hero. Smart, hot, badass, an FBI agent, […]

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{top shelf review} Loving the White Liar by Kate Stewart

{top shelf review} Loving the White Liar by Kate S..

The feels, that is what made this book AMAZING. I had all of them. I loved this story so very much! The conflict in Loving the White Liar was quite good, something a little different which was so refreshing. I think, for me, what I loved about this was how it made me feel. The connection between Jayden and Hillary was so intense, and that intensity was felt on so many different levels. Obviously it […]

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{review} My Image of You by Melanie Moreland

{review} My Image of You by Melanie Moreland

Oh my heart is bursting, I LOVED Adam and Ally’s heartfelt story! Both Allie and Adam were such a breath of fresh air – they were both so confident and open and honest. No games, no guessing, just laying it all out there. I was in love. It started as soon as they met and only got better. There was a spark from the get-go, and it was done right. If you are a romantic […]

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{review} Chasing Red (Red #1) by Isabelle Ronin

{review} Chasing Red (Red #1) by Isabelle Ronin

The cover is gorgeous, but that is pretty much the only positive thing I am going to say. This review is going to be scathing. Buckle up! So this book, I have to say, I’m shocked that it’s going to be published. I know, I know, I have an ARC….but this was not even close to being ready for ARC distribution in my opinion.  I typically love Sourcebooks, but this one, it needs such a […]

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{review} Alone Before You (Before You #1) by Claire Scott

{review} Alone Before You (Before You #1) by Clair..

I don’t know why, but every so often when an author reaches out I like to take a chance. As I started this story I braced myself for a nail biter as well as an emotional rollercoaster. However, as soon as we got to present day neither of those things happened. The story was a good idea, but I feel like it needed to be fleshed out more in order for me to have loved […]

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{review} The Sound of Light by Claire Wallis

{review} The Sound of Light by Claire Wallis

I’m a Claire Wallis fan. I loved Push, it was absolutely epic. So I had very high hopes for The Sound of Light. However, it’s been a while and my reading preferences have shifted and I’m reading only 100% contemporaries right now. And maybe this was paranormal, but I’m also not sure if K’acy had some psychiatric issues. I honestly couldn’t tell. While the writing was smooth and effortless, the story itself felt like it […]

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{review} Damage Control (Dirty Money #2) by Lisa Renee Jones

{review} Damage Control (Dirty Money #2) by Lisa R..

This story was action packed and full of danger, sexy times and romance. I loved book 1 (Hard Rules), so I absolutely had to read this. It had been a while, so a huge thank you to the author who did a massive recap in the beginning of the book to refresh my memory, thank goodness! I have the worst memory. The story continues with Brandon trying to deal with his corrupt family, but now […]

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