It goes back to the saying: “You never know what you have until its gone.”
Her new friends Kar and Beth definitely kept me laughing and as I mentioned, their own plots in the story is promising. I can definitely see some books written based on their lives, however Always Red amps it up with the passionate scenes and crimes of passion as well.
There is definitely more truths being revealed and you pray everyone makes it out alive.
Red is not one of my favorite characters. I tried to like her in the first book, but now I see that Caleb, as sweet and hot as he is, is the more sensitive one in this situation. He will do anything for Red but it seems like it takes a herculean effort for her to show how much she loves him. I give her an A for effort…
I am saying this because, the gorgeous drifting rock star, Damon, who calls her “Angel Face” once again is always to her rescue and she just goes to him. Nothing wrong with that, I mean, she is a grown woman, but when Caleb feels some way about it, she never addresses it appropriately in my opinion. Her upbringing was kind of screwed up which can account for her being a shelled individual.
All in all a great conclusion to the series and I will definitely read more of Ronin’s stories on Wattpad!
Bull-fecking-Crikey, Dani Mega O’Malley is here! Word to the wise: This book pushes boundaries. How in the magical world was Moning able to weave in action, magic, and some serious sexual tension all from the point of view of fourteen year old Dani? Well, most of it is in her POV. Anyways…
It is 1 AWC(After the Wall Crashed all fae hell broke lose) Dani Mega O’Malley carries the sword of Light. It can do some serious damage to the fae, particularly, the Unseelie variety. She is on the run from Mackayla “Mac” Lane since she revealed she killed Mac’s sister Alina.
On top of everything else going on, various places are freezing and Dani finds herself joining up with none other than Ryodan, Chester’s dark, brooding nightclub owner. He wants to know what is going on too and with Dani’s superhuman sight and speed she proves useful.
I can’t explain how sensuality was woven in this book. All I can say is, 14 year old Danny has a line of suitors waiting for her to grow up.
So what lead to the full five purple heart rating?
C’mon! It’s Karen Marie Moning, for feck(got “feck” from her books) sake. Only she can use words to work you up like a tightly wound guitar string, then make you go POP.
She was genius in her taste of words and scene structure.
Iced was extremely hard to put down because when you read a KMM novel, you are in an adventure. Point blank period. You get comfy, lie down and open up a whole new world.
I actually like that Dani was not treated with kid gloves because the girl isn’t stupid and she is strong, so, yeah. It all worked out.
I am glad to be rejoining the fight to save Dublin..to save the world. One page at a time.
The Sleepless was a very interesting story. What I learned from the author is the power of characterization and not being afraid to test premises.
In The Sleepless, the main character Kate has to navigate life not being able to sleep anymore, so she has to take on odd jobs like cleaning up dead bodies and the another horrible job she refuses: prostitution.
Thank God she has Decker, a dear friend(who could be more than a friend at this point) who does the clean up duties for her. He is actually a sleeper. One of the ones unaffected by whatever event happened a decade back. What I like most about him is that he is an artist and never had much liking for Smartphones and social media. He prefers touch and face to face communication.
D.K. Cassidy’s fearless approach to tell a story about a nation who can’t fall asleep makes the book appealing and to be honest gave me pause. I feel this nation is heading to that point now. Think about it: I can barely sleep because I am always scrolling on my phone trying to find the next Tweet, or next comedic Facebook post and when not doing that, I am reading an eBook.
By time I have to go to work, I am still up- no choice now.
When I come home, I hop on my laptop. I do real work on there, but social media takes up 80% of that time.
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Received as an Arc from Author but is currently on sale on Amazon so head there now!
First of all, a huge shout out to Addison and Kathy for this amazing ARC!
When I have an Addison Moore book in my hand, I know I will be laughing, swooning and just binging on the words she knows how to wield so well in these books.
Low Down &Dirty is one such book which literally begins with me bursting at the seams with LOLs. Harlowe Hartly is down on her luck. She feels sick, just lost her job and loses her home- all in the span of less than a day.
She finds herself going to her bestie, Raven.
Raven suggests she live with her brother.
What Harlowe did not count on was falling for the dark haired, blue eyed male version of her best friend. Levi turns out to be super hot and charming.
But Levi has a few secrets of his own.
Annnnnd Raven issued a serious notice to the both of them:
Do not fall in love.
Let me just add a side note here in case you are still wondering if Levi and Harlowe’s story is worth it. Levi is the most honest and intense man ever. In the bedroom, on business, friendships, whatever- he has secrets but who doesn’t? Harlowe’s entire being just can’t resist him, even with a threat hanging over both of their heads…
As I said before, I prepared myself for giggles and pure romance where the guys’ words sweep you off your feet.
The banter between Levi and Harlowe, the surprising scenes, the tension was pure reading ecstasy for this book.
I think the word gift/gifting was used way too much, but otherwise this book was hot.
P.S. 3AM: Kisses fans will be pleased to reunite with old characters in this one!
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Patsy swung the door open hard. Not caring that it banged against the chalky, white cheap wall of her studio apartment. Not caring that some friends and family were eyeing her with strict concern. She took herself out of there and fast needing to be the first to reach her friend Alista.
“Wait,” a firm touch and clasp of his warm hand, grasped her elbow as she tried to take that last step. Jonathan’s eyes roved over her body. A tingle broke through her, beginning from her arm where he touched her and pooled in her belly. Where warm, illicit feelings stirred.
She removed his hand quickly with a pop of her hand. “What do you mean wait?” She spat. “Let me go to her. She’s my friend.” Every word was enunciated, hard. Like each nail driven into wood. Meant to close the deal and seal the truth.
But they were both liars and Patsy knew this bone deep.
Now it was Jonathan’s turn to frown. He looked at the short, cute girl wearing the gray pullover hoodie and whose sweatpants never looked better on another girl. Her body was perfect and her small face even more perfect. Her lips always begged for his kisses. How is it that I ignored this girl in high school? Not only is she incredibly hot, but so sincere. “I think we passed that line two days ago- don’t you think?”
Patsy bit her bottom lip. Even had the decency to look nervous and guilty. She looked up at Jonathan. His eyes, were trained on her lips. Now she remembered. Never did he look into her eyes when they would all hang out together. He always looked at her lips. And when she spoke, he always backed her opinions. Her, Alista, Jonathan, and Coby were the best of friends since high school.
Jonathan dated Alista, the pretty pianist with the big, chocolate eyes. He dated Alista all four years of high school.
High school was over now.
Now, they were deciding on college, jobs, and ultimately if there really was a pot of gold at the end of relationships. They both knew they shouldn’t hurt Alista anymore. Alista has been hurt enough. By her family, this sudden accident and now this…
“We have to see her. She is at the hospital. I’m done with…with this.” Patsy crossed her arms over her small breasts, watching as Jonathan licked his lips.
What have they done?
What have they done?
Jonathan wrapped his arms around her. Not caring who may see them. “I told you before,” he whispered. “And I’ll say it once more. You have always been the one for me. Maybe if we tell Alista the truth, it won’t be as hard for her to take later.”
Patsy shoved him hard and made it all the way to her car door and was about to pull it open when once again Jonathan’s arms wrapped about her. She forgot how fast he was, being a former track runner and running back for their high school football team.
Her phone buzzed.
His rang- had a stupid ringtone.
Both rang at the same time.
She pulled hers out of her pocket. Alista’s cousin’s face bloomed all over it, causing a knife to stake its way into her chest.
Jonathan showed her his screen. Alista’s mother was calling him.
It is moments like these where it is inappropriate to think of the late day showers with Jonathan’s muscular, powerfully built body pressing hers into the cool tiled wall, grunting, groaning, praying her name aloud.
Or in the morning, with her body spooned with his. Excited and tortured by his teasing lips.The cries of near pain and ecstasy as Patsy realize he was indeed a very, very experienced lover which caused her to nearly lose her voice. Probably one delicious reason Alista stayed with him.
The reason Patsy should have left him alone.
“I want you, Patsy. Let’s tell them the truth.”
Cold prickles marched down her neck like ants. “I don’t want to take this call.” She swallowed. “I don’t want to tell any truths.”
If you are looking for a classic rainy day fiction starring college kids who want to make it in life who find love, but are confused about love, make love then get confused about it and somehow find their way, then book is for you.