Saturday, October 31, 2015

Happy Halloween!

Being Saturday, I would normally post 'Stacking the Shelves', but because I didn't get any books this week, I decided to dedicate this post to Halloween instead. So...

Hope you all have a happy and fun time!

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Swoon Thursday # 159 ~ Sweet Temptation (The Sweet Trilogy #4) by Wendy Higgins

The fabulous girls over at YA Bound created this super HOT meme.

Here's how it works. From the book you're currently reading, or one you just finished, tell us what made you SWOON. What got your heart pounding, your skin tingling, and your stomach fluttering.

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My Swoon for this week comes from:

Sweet Temptation
(The Sweet Trilogy #4)
Wendy Higgins 

First - The Blurb:

Bad boy Kaidan Rowe has never wanted for anything—money, popularity, musical talent…hot girls—but seducing them is part of his duty as a Nephilim, slave to the demon Dukes. As the son of the Duke of Lust, Kaidan has learned his father’s ways, becoming a master of passion, a manipulator of chemistry. Disobeying his father would mean certain death. Thankfully for Kaidan, he’s good at his job. And he enjoys it. 

Until he meets Anna Whitt—sweet, smart, feisty, and inexplicably good—the one girl seemingly immune to his charms. The daughter of a guardian angel and a fallen one, she has a certain power over him, one that makes him wish for more than he could ever deserve. 

Determined to save all the Neph from their dark lives as the influencers of sin, Anna joins forces with Kaidan to overcome the demons’ oppressive ways. In the light of her affections, Kaidan must undergo his toughest test of all, a battle of the heart.

Sensual and swoon worthy, this companion volume to the acclaimed Sweet Evil series from New York Times bestselling author Wendy Higgins, told from the perspective of the irresistibly sexy and mysterious Kaidan Rowe, gives readers revealing insights into his struggle, his intense connection to Anna, and most of all, the true emotions that drive him.

Second - The Swoon:

And because I still feel like I haven't said enough - because I need to prove just how momentous this is for me, I bash down the barriers I've kept up for eight years, unleashing my aura for Anna to see. I shiver as I bare myself, and I feel Anna holding me tighter. I want her to see my love, like I saw hers once upon a time.
"Oh..." she whispers. "It's beautiful."
I shake my head. Only one thing deserves that word. "You're beautiful."

I loved the original Sweet Trilogy series told from Anna's POV. Being able to re-read it from Kai's was awesome. Definitely a little hotter and sexier.

My Rating: 5 out of 5

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Okay, so what do you think?
If you liked my Swoon, please leave a comment below!

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday # 58 ~Never Never: Part Three (Never Never #3) by Colleen Hoover

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill of Breaking the Spine which spotlights highly anticipated upcoming releases.

This week I’m waiting on:

Never Never: Part Three
(Never Never #3)
Colleen Hoover 

Expected publication: January 26th, 2016 

The final installment of the Never Never series, by Colleen Hoover and Tarryn Fisher.

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I've read the first two parts of this series and am desperately waiting on the third. I need to know what happens and how Charlie and Silas got into the situation their in.
A mystery... for sure.

So, what are you waiting for?
Please leave a comment below with your WoW link!

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Teaser Tuesday # 163 ~ Play With Me (Grover Beach Team #1) by Anna Katmore

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.

Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) "teaser" sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (Make sure that what you share doesn't give too much away! You don't want to ruin the book for others!)
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

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Play With Me
(Grover Beach Team #1)
Anna Katmore 

First - The Blurb:

What if you had to do the one thing you hated most to get the guy you loved to notice you?

Ryan Hunter’s parties are legend. And tonight she’s going to be there.

Lisa Matthews anticipates the return of her best friend and only love since kindergarten from soccer camp. But when Tony finally shows up, his mind is more focused on another girl. And worse, she’s a soccer player. Fighting for the attention Lisa craves, she’s just a hairbreadth away from making a very stupid decision. But when extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures, she’s prepared to play ball to get her man.

The tryouts are hell, the first match ends bloody, and the morning after the selection party she wakes up in the worst place possible—in the arms of the captain of the soccer team. The hottest guy in school… Ryan Hunter.

Second - The Tease:

Suddenly his lips twitched.
"I can feel you staring at me," he said in the softest wake-up voice I'd ever heard. "I only hope you're a girl and not one of the drunken guys."
My breath caught in my chest. I jerked my hand back from him. Not taking his arm away from his face yet, he reached down with his other hand and slowly ran his palm over my naked thigh in the direction of my butt.
"Yep, definitely female," he purred.
In panic, I held his hand in place. "Move another inch, Hunter, and you're a dead man."

I picked this little gem up from Amazon when it was free. (It may still be free... not sure).

Lisa is in love with her best friend Tony... or so she thinks. When he returns from soccer camp with a girlfriend in tow, her jealousy rises to the surface. Thinking that the best way to win his heart back is by joining his soccer team, she does just that. Unfortunately though, she's not exactly the best player.

Under the guise of trying to help her, the team captain - Ryan (aka Hunter) - steps in by offering to give her private training sessions. But Ryan has his own agenda, and as the story unwinds, this soon becomes clear.

This was a light hearted, fun read and definitely held my attention. If you're looking for something that can be consumed in an afternoon and isn't too serious, then this might be the read for you.

My rating: 4 out of 5

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Okay, so what do you think?
If you liked my Tease, please leave a comment below.

TBR Tuesday #120 ~ Reckless Longing (Reckless #1) by Gina Robinson

My good friend Sharrice from Reese's Reviews: My Addiction to Fiction came up with the idea of 'TBR Tuesday'

If you want to join in the fun, then just do the following:
From your book shelf or your e-reader, pick a book that you own that is still on your TBR list. Post it however you want to, then leave a link below so others can see what's waiting to be read.

This week for me its:

Reckless Longing
(Reckless #1)
Gina Robinson 

Ellie and Logan's love story begins one hot August night…


My mom betrayed me in the worst way possible. I can't forgive her, but I can outwit her. I'm going to unravel the family secret she's been keeping from me my whole life. So I'm going to college across the state from her, to the place that has the answers. I hope. But I have to be careful or I'll blow everything. I can't tell anyone what I'm doing.

I didn't mean to fall in love. I can't afford to give my heart away or open up to anyone, least of all charming, rich, former bad boy baseball star Logan Walker. But he looked so adorable sitting there nursing a black eye the night I met him at my very first campus event. The way he held my hand made me flush in the suffocating heat of August and feel really beautiful for the first time in so long I can't remember. My scar didn't even hurt.

But Logan's moods are mercurial. He's keeping secrets of his own that are too dark to share, even with me. We agree to be just friends. But our hearts and bodies have minds of their own. Before I know it, I'm in too deep with him and the answer to the family secret I came to campus to find may be the thing that tears us apart.

This is a contemporary romance with mature themes, language, and situations. Readers should be over 17!

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So now it's your turn.
Leave a comment and tell me what's waiting on your TBR pile.