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The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden #1) by Julie Kagawa

The Immortal Rules
The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

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5+ Crazy, Strange, Exciting, Adrenaline rushing STARS

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First off this book surprised me. I mean Holy Hell IN A HANDBASKET I. DID. NOT. expect the book to turn out the way it did….BUT I was overwhelmed with joy in the end.

Soooo that being said I swore this was a girl grows up in bad crummy p;ace reaking of rabids and vampires. Girl gets in trouble and almost dies, hot vampire turns her. They fall in love THE END…..but NOOOOOOOO girl meets other insanely hot HUMAN boy and sparks fly. I know right awesome!

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I did get a strange dejayvu with all the rabid killing I just wanting to jump in and SCREAM ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE!!!!!! RUN FOR YOUR LIVES! Dude, the girl can work a katana!

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Thank you Gary for telling me that this book was awesome though I had some doubts and Carol you will not be disappointed.

NOW I get to read the next one!

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Shooting Scars (The Artist Trilogy #2) by Karina Halle

Shooting Scars
Shooting Scars by Karina Halle
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A love that starts out under a lie is bound to kill you, and sometimes you lived to tell the tale.

4 action packed suspenseful stars!

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Ok wow first off I was leaving a blazing trail of fire to get to this book. I wanted it, I needed it like I need the blood running through my veins. Ellie, Javier and Camden has leached into my mind and I was desperate to find out what happens after Javier captured her.

I was a little disappointed that she started going back to her old Javier loving self again and I HOPED and prayed that it was the Stockholm Syndrome,that Gus suspected, because let’s face it he is a weasel that cares for no one in my opinion.

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Camden wow my heart stayed with him this entire book. Going after her, leaving everything behind and getting his heart broken. I really wanted to slap Ellie a few times I admit.

She’s embedded herself in my skin, like a tattoo I could never give myself.

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But alas she falls for Javier’s charms….or does she?

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“Whatever…. thing… you two shared it’s over. He may have his tatto on you, but so do I.”

The ending kinda irked me a bit I admit….I mean CAMDEN grow a pair and stop letting Javier have his way. But in the end they all join forces to put an end to Travis….or so that is HOW IT ENDS!!! I really do despise cliffhangers….sigh.

SOOOOOOOO I lie impatiently waiting waiting waiting for the final book.

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Sins & Needles (The Artist Trilogy #1) by Karina Halle

Sins & Needles
Sins & Needles by Karina Halle
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

DUDE. THIS. JUST. KEEPS. GETTING. BETTER!

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First off WOW. Team Camden! I actually had no idea now Karina was going to make me change hearts so fast but WOW…

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The kiss was gentle and brief, and as Camden pulled back and she opened her eyes, she saw nothing but sadness in his. Perhaps he could already tell that she was going to ruin him.</b

I’ll admit I really didn’t care for Ellie the first half of the book. I thought she had “changed” but it seems she was back to her own ways…but BOY she met her match with Camden. He didn’t put up with any of her shit AND it didn’t hurt that he was so yummy!

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Javier is scorn. She took his money, his heart and his Jose!

“I can’t ever lose what I just felt.” He kissed my cheek. “I’m afraid if I did, I’d come looking for you, too. I’m afraid I can relate…to him.”

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Now that he has found her he will not stop and nothing and she will do everything in her power to keep her and Camden safe.

I am giddy as a schoolgirl to start reading this next! So PLEASE run RUN and start reading this trilogy NOW!!

“I love you.” he whispered. “From now until the end, under any name you choose.”

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On Every Street (The Artist Trilogy #0.5) by Karina Halle

On Every Street
On Every Street by Karina Halle
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

HOLY HELL WHAT DID I JUST READ?

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REVENGE

DESIRE

OBSESSION

PAIN

all packed into 262 pages. Fucking…Epic.

He lied. I lied. Any love that starts out under a lie is bound to kill you

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And so it begins…I am glad that I decided to read this first before starting the trilogy. If the other three are anything like this one I am in for a roller coaster of a ride!

Immediately I feel in love with Eden. Driven by revenge she sought out the man that disfigured her a child only to be driven into the arms of his right hand man Javier.

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I felt like I was offering my vagina up on a wooden platter. Talk about heading into the unknown.

As a member of the Mexican drug cartel he is vicious, intense and well intense is the best word for him. He is strikingly handsome but deadly and Eden knows she must tread softly around this one but her body and heart are making her do just the opposite.

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“I could never forget your voice. You sound like an angel who’s gotten her wings dirty.”

Together they are a ticking time bomb full of lies and deceit waiting to explode, leaving just ashes and heartache behind.

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“You know.” he began, voice low and full, “if you were to ever leave me, I’d come looking for you on every street.”

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Sweet Peril (The Sweet Trilogy #2) by Windy Higgins

Sweet Peril
Sweet Peril by Wendy Higgins
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

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*GASP* THAT. WAS. SO. GOOD! 5++++++++++++++ Suspenseful, Beautiful Stars!

“Anna…the night of the summit, when you were saved, it was the only time in my life I’ve thanked God for anything.”

Ok so I stayed up to the wee hours finishing this one. I admit the first half of the book I was dying to see more Anna and Kaiden BUT wow the last half was sooooooo worth it.

Anna travels the world with her friend Kope and with help from her dad to find allies to one day stand against the Dukes with hopes to get their lives and souls back.

Meanwhile she is still very ruined and heartbreakon over Kaiden’s absense and isolation towards her. Until her dad sends her to LA to ally with Kaiden and Blake and whew the sparks fly!

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Let’s just say that she has A LOT more control than I do.

We stood there, facing each other. Too much was between us, pulling us together, at the same time as it pushed us apart. Our need for each other would always be in constant battle with our need to keep the other safe.

The ending had me on pins and needles. I am soooooo stoked and sad I have to wait to read the final installment! THANK YOU WENDY!

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Sweet Evil (The Sweet Trilogy #1) by Wendy Higgins

Sweet Evil
Sweet Evil by Wendy Higgins
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

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UGH my heart goes out for these two…4.5 BEAUTIFUL AMAZING STARS

Only reason I didn’t give this a 5 is the ending ruined me. It left me hanging….bad.

About Anna White

Oh sweet Anna daughter of the Duke of Substance Abuse (ok I actually laughed when I read that.) Love her. She is really an angel, sweet and naive at times. She has no idea of her nephilium background until she meets her Kaiden the son of the Duke of Lust I might add. She has only one true friend Jay that I could have swore was gay at first.

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About Kaiden Rowe

“He was smoking hot. As in H-O-T-T, hott. I’d never understood until that moment why girls insisted on adding an extra t. This guy was extra-t-worthy.” – Anna Whitt

I couldn’t have said it better.

He is the son of Lust…literally so there is no wonder every woman on the planet wants to bonk him. He is also a drummer for the band Lascivious which only adds hot points. He is confident and mysterious…he is the love of Anna’s life. AND, not to put him over the top, HAS A BRITISH ACCENT!

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Soooo when Kaiden suggests taking Anna across country to visit her father and a dying nun…yep you guessed it sparks are bound to fly and hearts are bound to get broken. Kinda reminds me of the song “Wrecking Ball” by Miley Cyrus (yes the one where she is naked in the video lol).

I came in like a wrecking ball
I never hit so hard in love
All I wanted was to break your walls
All you ever did was break me
Yeah, you wreck me

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“There was nothing healthy about desperately wanting something you couldn’t have.”
-Anna”

I admit the ending left a bad taste in my mouth.

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I am hoping and praying that the second installment in this series will give me more Kaiden and Anna :(, but all in all what a beautiful story Wendy. I can’t wait to get my hands on the other two.

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Origin (Lux Series #4) by Jennifer Armentrout

Origin
Origin by Jennifer L. Armentrout
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5+++++ Wonderful, Crazy, Suspenseful it doesn’t get any better than this STARS!!!!!!

OMG what just happened? Jen wow that was my favorite by far, but there is one little itty bitty teeny weeny problem…..

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HOLY CRAP ON A CRACKER WHAT A CLIFHANGER!!!!!! Damn you woman! Lol

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That kiss broke me down and then rebuilt me. His kiss…well, it made me.
He made me
And because of that, I knew it went both ways. He made me. And I made him.

I really can’t go into detail about this story without making my fingers numb with spoiler tags. All I can say is there is a lot of Katy and A LOT of Daemon (insert nakedness) as well as suspense, drama, laughter and anguish. As well as plenty of luxens, arums and you get to meet the orgins (aka special snowflakes).

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SooooooOOOOOooooooo Jen do me a big favor and get those little fingers working on the next book!!! I’m going to pee my pants I’m so ready for it!

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Killing Sarai (In the Company of Killers #1) by J.A. Redmerski

Killing Sarai
Killing Sarai by J.A. Redmerski
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

4 Crazy Explosive Beautiful Stars!!!

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From the author of my all time favorite book The Edge of Nenver comes a shocking romantic thriller that leaves you staying up till the wee hours of the night not wanting to put it down! What a roller coaster ride!!!

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One can not help but be drawn to Sarai from the beginning. Her strength and beauty captivate you. Such a beautiful story filled with action and suspense that only Redmerski can deliver.

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Beautiful but defeated and damaged. Damaged for the rest of her life and no amount of emotional mutilation will ever fully give her back her innocence. The girl is a ticking time bomb, a danger to herself and very possibly to others. I wasn’t sure before, but now I know that she is more unstable than I ever could have imagined. And because she is so skilled at hiding it, not only from me but also from herself, she is more dangerous than I am. I am discipline. Sarai is rage.

Victor is hardass at first being used to not showing emotion. He is a hardcore killer but cannot find it in him to kill Sarai. She melts his barrier, she is lava to his ice.

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I stand silent and still at the arched entryway leading into the piano room. And I watch her unlike I’ve ever watched her before. She owns me in this moment.

woohoooo!!!!

I am soooooo greatly anticipating reading the second installment in The Company of Killers installment.

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Dark Desire (Touched by You #1) by Emily Jane Trent

Dark Desire
Dark Desire by Emily Jane Trent
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

In the few seconds he stood gazing at her beauty, he battled with himself. His urges, he knew from experience, could be overpowering. The last thing he wanted was to scare away this delicate butterfly he had temporary captured.

WOW NOW WHAT A WAY TO START A BOOK!!!!!….but what the hell happened the second half?????

I seriously had a case of dejavu in this story. I was praying “please be a vampire, please be a vampire, please be a vampire…sigh…but alas he was a RICH DOMINEERING BILLIONAIRE…BOOOOO That ship has sailed a long time ago! Ok Ok so has vampires but they at least have immortality to look forward to hehe.

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Emily did nail it on the head when she described Tanner… *swoon*. Dark hair, blue eyes…..LOVE LOVE LOVE when I get to showcase my favorite…Ian Somerhalder….sigh.

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I mean helloooooo stalk much????

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I really really really wanted to give this 5 stars but I’m exhausted with the 20 something virgins and the rich handsome bachelors. I have not given up hope with this series though because Emily has a way of captivating her audience even in a novella.

Crossing fingers here.

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The Redemption of Callie and Kayden (The Coincidence #2) by Jessica Sorensen

4 + Beautiful, Painful stars!!!!

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“I need the world to stop being such an ugly place full of hurt. I need to wake up and really believe everything will be okay instead of just hoping it will be.  I want to be one of the lucky ones that have a good life.”

Wow this book got me.  So much pain and heartache.  A beautiful story of how two people find that with each other they can overcome the pain.

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Callie actually surpsied me with her strength in this one.  She was able to be Kayden’s rock and help him overcome his own demons.

“Don’t get to close it’s dark inside…” the lyrics of Demons by Imagine Dragons kept playing in my mind. “I can’t escape this now unless you show me how”…

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Make someone understand that you understand them no matter what it takes

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My only complaint was I thought the ending was a little dull.  I hope to know more about the outcome of Kayden’s dad and Caleb.

All in all a GREAT read and I CAN’T WAIT for the next one!!!

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