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Sea of Stars (Kricket #2) by Amy A. Bartol

From Goodreads Eighteen-year-old Kricket Hollowell was looking for her place in the world when she discovered that the universe was bigger—and more dangerous—than she had ever dreamed. Now, whisked across space to the planet Ethar, Kricket learns that her genetic ability to see the future makes her a sought-after commodity…and the catalyst for war between […]


Novella Reviews: Infinite Repeat by Paula Stokes & A Dawn Most Wicked by Susan Denard

From Goodreads: Seventeen-year-old Micah Foster is looking forward to the return of his girlfriend, Amber, who’s been away in Los Angeles recording an EP with her band. But when Amber returns home on the anniversary of Micah’s dad’s death, something feels different and Micah pushes her away. Over the next week, as Micah tries to […]


Parasol Protectorate Series (#1 – #5) by Gail Carriger

From goodreads (Soulless #1): Alexia Tarabotti is laboring under a great many social tribulations. First, she has no soul. Second, she’s a spinster whose father is both Italian and dead. Third, she was rudely attacked by a vampire, breaking all standards of social etiquette. Where to go from there? From bad to worse apparently, for […]


The Glass Arrow by Kristen Simmons

 From Goodreads: The Handmaid’s Tale meets Blood Red Road in Glass Arrow, the story of Aya, who lives with a small group of women on the run from the men who hunt them, men who want to auction off breeding rights to the highest bidder. In a world where females are scarce and are hunted, […]


Home Is Where You Are by Tessa Marie

From Goodreads: Anna’s life reads like a check list. Straight A’s (Check) Editor of the school paper (Check) Volunteering time at the local soup kitchen (Check) Ivy League (So close she can taste it) Falling in love with a homeless boy (Not on the list) Dean has a plan too. Survive. After being subjected to […]

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Red Rising (Red Rising Trilogy, #1) by Pierce Brown

From goodreads: The Earth is dying. Darrow is a Red, a miner in the interior of Mars. His mission is to extract enough precious elements to one day tame the surface of the planet and allow humans to live on it. The Reds are humanity’s last hope. Or so it appears, until the day Darrow […]


Unraveling You by Jessica Sorensen

From Goodreads: Lyric Scott has always had a good life. Outgoing, spunky, and musically talented, she’s constantly surrounded by family and friends, yet she still feels there’s something missing. Then she meets her new next-door neighbor Ayden Gregory. Mysterious, sweet, and sad, Ayden is the exact opposite of Lyric and exactly what she needs to […]


All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

From Goodreads: The Fault in Our Stars meets Eleanor and Park in this exhilarating and heart-wrenching love story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who intends to die. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Elle Fanning!   Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways […]


Audio Review: Queen of Babble Gets Hitched (Queen of Babble #3) by Meg Cabot

From Goodreads: Big mouth. Big heart. Big wedding. Big problems. It’s the wedding of the century! Things are looking up at last for Lizzie Nichols. She has a career she loves in the field of her choice (wedding gown restoration), and the love of her life, Jean-Luc, has finally proposed. Life’s become a dizzying whirl […]


Kaleidoscope Hearts by Claire Contreras

From Goodreads: He was my older brother’s best friend. He was never supposed to be mine. I thought we would get it out of our system and move on. One of us did. One of us left. Now he’s back, looking at me like he wants to devour me. And all those feelings I’d turned […]


The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

From goodreads: Children can have a cruel, absolute sense of justice. Children can kill a monster and feel quite proud of themselves. A girl can look at her brother and believe they’re destined to be a knight and a bard who battle evil. She can believe she’s found the thing she’s been made for. Hazel […]


The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay + Giveaway

From Goodreads: I live in a world without magic or miracles. A place where there are no clairvoyants or shapeshifters, no angels or superhuman boys to save you. A place where people die and music disintegrates and things suck. I am pressed so hard against the earth by the weight of reality that some days […]


A Darkness Strange and Lovely (Something Strange and Deadly #2) by Susan Dennard

From Goodreads: 1876 Paris. Her brother dead, her mother crazed, narrator Eleanor Fitt heads to Paris for Spirit-Hunters — Joseph, Jie, and Daniel – where the Dead have risen. On the steamer, friendly Oliver entices her sweetness of black magic. Hypnotism makes targets turn against what they stand for. Rich Marquis du Bazillac, LeJeunes, and his […]

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We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

From goodreads: A beautiful and distinguished family. A private island. A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy. A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive. A revolution. An accident. A secret. Lies upon lies. True love. The truth. We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from National Book Award finalist and […]


Split Second (Pivot Pint #2) by Kasie West

From Goodreads:  Life can change in a split second. Addie hardly recognizes her life since her parents divorced. Her boyfriend used her. Her best friend betrayed her. She can’t believe this is the future she chose. On top of that, her ability is acting up. She’s always been able to Search the future when presented […]


Redeployment by Phil Klay

From goodreads: Phil Klay’s Redeployment takes readers to the frontlines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, asking us to understand what happened there, and what happened to the soldiers who returned.  Interwoven with themes of brutality and faith, guilt and fear, helplessness and survival, the characters in these stories struggle to make meaning out […]


Pivot Point (Pivot Point #1) by Kasie West

From Goodreads: Knowing the outcome doesn’t always make a choice easier . . . Addison Coleman’s life is one big “What if?” As a Searcher, whenever Addie is faced with a choice, she can look into the future and see both outcomes. It’s the ultimate insurance plan against disaster. Or so she thought. When Addie’s […]

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These Broken Stars (Starbound #1) by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

From goodreads: It’s a night like any other on board the Icarus. Then, catastrophe strikes: the massive luxury spaceliner is yanked out of hyperspace and plummets into the nearest planet. Lilac LaRoux and Tarver Merendsen survive. And they seem to be alone. Lilac is the daughter of the richest man in the universe. Tarver comes […]


Puddle Jumping by Amber L. Johnson

From goodreads: When it comes to love there’s no such thing as conventional. Everyone thinks Colton Neely is special. Lilly Evans just thinks he’s fascinating. Once friends when they were younger, their bond is cut short due to her accident prone nature and they go their separate ways. Years later, they meet again and Lilly […]


The Law of Moses by Amy Harmon

From goodreads: If I tell you right up front, right in the beginning that I lost him, it will be easier for you to bear. You will know it’s coming, and it will hurt. But you’ll be able to prepare. Someone found him in a laundry basket at the Quick Wash, wrapped in a towel, […]

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The Winner’s Curse (The Winner’s Trilogy #1) by Marie Rutkoski

From goodreads: Winning what you want may cost you everything you love. As a general’s daughter in a vast empire that revels in war and enslaves those it conquers, seventeen-year-old Kestrel has two choices: she can join the military or get married. But Kestrel has other intentions. One day, she is startled to find a […]

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Hear Me by Viv Daniels

From goodreads: Listen… the bells have stopped ringing. Once upon a time, Ivy belonged to Archer, body, heart, and soul. They spent long summer days exploring the forest, and long summer nights exploring each other. But that was before dark magic grew in the depths of the wilderness, and the people of Ivy’s town raised […]


Lost Voices (Lost Voices # 1) by Sarah Porter

From Goodreads: What happens to the girls nobody sees—the ones who are ignored, mistreated, hidden away? The girls nobody hears when they cry for help? Fourteen-year-old Luce is one of those lost girls. After her father vanishes in a storm at sea, she is stuck in a grim, gray Alaskan fishing village with her alcoholic […]


Love Like Crazy by Megan Squires

  From Goodreads: Relationships. Love. Life. All things that can be considered—and oftentimes are—just a bit crazy. With an alcoholic father and an absentee mother, seventeen-year old Eppie Aberdeen has learned firsthand that life’s circumstances aren’t always sunshine and roses. So Eppie doesn’t expect the fairytale, because reality certainly isn’t one. She’s not waiting on […]

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For Darkness Shows the Stars (For Darkness Shows the Stars #1) by Diana Peterfreund

From goodreads: It’s been several generations since a genetic experiment gone wrong caused the Reduction, decimating humanity and giving rise to a Luddite nobility who outlawed most technology. Elliot North has always known her place in this world. Four years ago Elliot refused to run away with her childhood sweetheart, the servant Kai, choosing duty […]


Never Google Heartbreak by Emma Garcia

  From Goodreads: Viv’s ex-fiancé, Rob, proposed to her three months after she slept with him – she thought it was one of those whirlwind romances you read about in magazines. Five years later, after Rob calling off the wedding for the third time, she has finally moved out. As Viv passes through the three essential […]


Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

From Goodreads: A lyrical novel about family and friendship from critically acclaimed author Benjamin Alire Sáenz. Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But […]

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Becoming Calder (A Sign of Love #1) by Mia Sheridan

From goodreads: There is a place in modern day America with no electricity, no plumbing, and no modern conveniences. In this place, there is no room for dreams, no space for self-expression, and no tolerance for ambition. In this place, there is a boy with the body of a god and the heart of a […]


Just Listen by Sarah Dessen

 Last year, Annabel was “the girl who has everything” — at least that’s the part she played in the television commercial for Kopf’s Department Store. This year, she’s the girl who has nothing: no best friend because mean-but-exciting Sophie dropped her, no peace at home since her older sister became anorexic, and no one to […]


Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

From Goodreads:  On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne’s fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick’s clever and beautiful wife disappears from their rented McMansion on the Mississippi River. Husband-of-the-Year Nick isn’t doing himself any favors with cringe-worthy daydreams about […]

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Written in My Own Heart’s Blood (Outlander #8) by Diana Gabaldon

From goodreads: In June of 1778, the world turns upside-down. The British army withdraws from Philadelphia, George Washington prepares to move from Valley Forge in pursuit, and Jamie Fraser comes back from the dead to discover that his best friend has married Jamie’s wife. The ninth Earl of Ellesmere discovers to his horror that he […]

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An Echo in the Bone (Outlander #7) by Diana Gabaldon

From Goodreads: Jamie Fraser, erstwhile Jacobite and reluctant rebel, knows three things about the American rebellion: the Americans will win, unlikely as that seems in 1778; being on the winning side is no guarantee of survival; and he’d rather die than face his illegitimate son — a young lieutenant in the British Army — across […]


Unlaced (Undone by Love #1) by Kristina Cook

 From Goodreads:  All Lucy Abbington wants is to get through her first London season without losing sight of her true ambition—gaining some informal training in veterinary arts so that she can retire peacefully to the countryside with her beloved horses. Instead, she’s caught up in a whirlwind of balls, marriage proposals, and ton intrigues. Worse, […]

A Breath of Snow and Ashes

A Breath of Snow and Ashes (Outlander #6) by Diana Gabaldon

From goodreads: The year is 1772, and on the eve of the American Revolution, the long fuse of rebellion has already been lit. Men lie dead in the streets of Boston, and in the backwoods of North Carolina, isolated cabins burn in the forest. With chaos brewing, the governor calls upon Jamie Fraser to unite […]


Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead

From Goodreads: Enter the complete saga of the international #1 bestselling Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead. Lissa Dragomir is a Moroi princess: a mortal vampire with an unbreakable bond to the earth’s magic. The powerful blend of human and vampire blood that flows through Rose Hathaway, Lissa’s best friend, makes her a Dhampir. Rose […]


Heroes Are My Weakness by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

From Goodreads:  The dead of winter. An isolated island off the coast of Maine. A man. A woman. A sinister house looming over the sea … He’s a reclusive writer whose macabre imagination creates chilling horror novels. She’s a down-on-her-luck actress reduced to staging kids’ puppet shows. He knows a dozen ways to kill with […]

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The Fiery Cross (Outlander #5) by Diana Gabaldon

From goodreads: The year is 1771, and war is coming. Jamie Fraser’s wife tells him so. Little as he wishes to, he must believe it, for hers is a gift of dreadful prophecy—a time-traveler’s certain knowledge. Claire’s unique view of the future has brought him both danger and deliverance in the past; her knowledge of […]


Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella

 From Goodreads: Meet Emma Corrigan, a young woman with a huge heart, an irrepressible spirit, and a few little secrets: Secrets from her boyfriend: I’ve always thought Connor looks a bit like Ken. As in Barbie and Ken. Secrets from her mother: I lost my virginity in the spare bedroom with Danny Nussbaum while Mum and […]


Four: A Divergent Collection (Divergent 0.1 – 0.4) by Veronica Roth

 From Goodreads:  Two years before Beatrice Prior made her choice, the sixteen-year-old son of Abnegation’s faction leader did the same. Tobias’s transfer to Dauntless is a chance to begin again. Here, he will not be called the name his parents gave him. Here, he will not let fear turn him into a cowering child. Newly […]


Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas

From Goodreads: It’s Spring Break of senior year. Anna, her boyfriend Tate, her best friend Elise, and a few other close friends are off to a debaucherous trip to Aruba that promises to be the time of their lives. But when Elise is found brutally murdered, Anna finds herself trapped in a country not her […]

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Drums of Autumn (Outlander #4) by Diana Gabaldon

From goodreads: It began at an ancient Scottish stone circle. There, a doorway, open to a select few, leads into the past—or the grave. Dr. Claire Randall survived the extraordinary passage, not once but twice. Her first trip swept her into the arms of Jamie Fraser, an eighteenth-century Scot whose love for her became a […]


This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales

From Goodreads: Making friends has never been Elise Dembowski’s strong suit. All throughout her life, she’s been the butt of every joke and the outsider in every conversation. When a final attempt at popularity fails, Elise nearly gives up. Then she stumbles upon a warehouse party where she meets Vicky, a girl in a band […]


Queen of Babble (Queen of Babble #1) by Meg Cabot

From Goodreads: What’s an American girl with a big mouth, but an equally big heart, to do? Lizzie Nichols has a problem, and it isn’t that she doesn’t have the slightest idea what she’s going to do with her life, or that she’s blowing what should be her down payment on a cute little Manhattan […]


Voyager (Outlander #3) by Diana Gabaldon

From goodreads: Their passionate encounter happened long ago by whatever measurement Claire Randall took. Two decades before, she had traveled back in time and into the arms of a gallant eighteenth-century Scot named Jamie Fraser. Then she returned to her own century to bear his child, believing him dead in the tragic battle of Culloden. […]


The Jewel (The Lone City #1) by Amy Ewing

From Goodreads: The Jewel means wealth. The Jewel means beauty. The Jewel means royalty. But for girls like Violet, the Jewel means servitude. Not just any kind of servitude. Violet, born and raised in the Marsh, has been trained as a surrogate for the royalty—because in the Jewel the only thing more important than opulence is […]


My Life Next Door (My Life Next Door #1) by Huntley Fitzpatrick

From Goodreads: “One thing my mother never knew, and would disapprove of most of all, was that I watched the Garretts. All the time.”The Garretts are everything the Reeds are not. Loud, messy, affectionate. And every day from her rooftop perch, Samantha Reed wishes she was one of them . . . until one summer evening, […]

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Gemini Moon (A Lella York Mystery #1) by Maria Grazia Swan

From goodreads: Italian-born Lella York leads a very predictable life as an average housewife in Southern California… until a strange encounter on the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, Italy predicts a very different future.Upon returning from her vacation, Lella is shocked to find that her best friend, Ruby, has not only accidentally shot her own husband, but […]

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Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander #2) by Diana Gabaldon

From goodreads: For twenty years Claire Randall has kept her secrets. But now she is returning with her grown daughter to Scotland’s majestic mist-shrouded hills. Here Claire plans to reveal a truth as stunning as the events that gave it birth: about the mystery of an ancient circle of standing stones … about a love that […]


Opposition (Lux #5) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

From goodreads: Katy knows the world changed the night the Luxen came.She can’t believe Daemon welcomed his race or stood by as his kind threatened to obliterate every last human and hybrid on Earth. But the lines between good and bad have blurred, and love has become an emotion that could destroy her—could destroy them all.Daemon […]


The Merciless by Danielle Vega

From Goodreads: Forgive us, Father, for we have sinnedBrooklyn Stevens sits in a pool of her own blood, tied up and gagged. No one outside of these dank basement walls knows she’s here. No one can hear her scream. Sofia Flores knows she shouldn’t have gotten involved. When she befriended Riley, Grace, and Alexis on her first […]


After The End (After The End #1) by Amy Plum

 From Goodreads:  She’s searching for answers to her past. They’re hunting her to save their future. World War III has left the world ravaged by nuclear radiation. A lucky few escaped to the Alaskan wilderness. They’ve survived for the last thirty years by living off the land, being one with nature, and hiding from whoever […]

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Magic Breaks (Kate Daniels #7) by Ilona Andrews

From goodreads:  No matter how much the paranormal politics of Atlanta change, one thing always remains the same: if there’s trouble, Kate Daniels will be in the middle of it… As the mate of the Beast Lord, Curran, former mercenary Kate Daniels has more responsibilities than it seems possible to juggle. Not only is she […]


Six Months Later by Natalie D. Richards

From Goodreads: She has everything she’s ever wanted. But not her memory…When Chloe fell asleep in study hall, it was the middle of May. When she wakes up, snow is on the ground and she can’t remember the last six months of her life. Before, she’d been a mediocre student. Now, she’s on track for valedictorian and […]


Infinity + One by Amy Harmon

From Goodreads: When two unlikely allies become two unwitting outlaws, will two unforgettable lovers defy unbeatable odds?Bonnie Rae Shelby is a superstar. She’s rich. She’s beautiful. She’s impossibly famous. And Bonnie Rae Shelby wants to die. Finn Clyde is a nobody. He’s broken. He’s brilliant. He’s impossibly cynical. And all he wants is a chance at life. One […]

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The Saint (The Original Sinners #5) by Tiffany Reisz

From goodreads: In the beginning, there was him. Gutsy, green-eyed Eleanor never met a rule she didn’t want to break. She’s sick of her mother’s zealotry and the confines of Catholic school, and declares she’ll never go to church again. But her first glimpse of beautiful, magnetic Father Søren Stearns and his lust-worthy Italian motorcycle is an […]


Stupid Girl by Cindy Miles

From Goodreads: Only fools fall in love… After her senior year of high school leaves behind nothing but heartache, Olivia Beaumont is sure of this: She’s no stupid girl. She sets out for Winston College, promising herself that she will remain focused on her first and only love – astronomy. But all it takes is cocky […]


How to Love by Katie Cotugno

From Goodreads: Before: Reena Montero has loved Sawyer LeGrande for as long as she can remember: as natural as breathing, as endless as time. But he’s never seemed to notice that Reena even exists until one day, impossibly, he does. Reena and Sawyer fall in messy, complicated love. But then Sawyer disappears from their humid Florida […]


Sinner (The Wolves of Mercy Falls #3.5) by Maggie Stiefvater

 From Goodreads:  A standalone companion book to the internationally bestselling Shiver Trilogy. Sinner follows Cole St. Clair, a pivotal character from the #1 New York Times bestselling Shiver Trilogy. Everybody thinks they know Cole’s story. Stardom. Addiction. Downfall. Disappearance. But only a few people know Cole’s darkest secret — his ability to shift into a […]

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On the Edge (The Edge, 1-4) by Ilona Andrews

From goodreads: Rose Drayton lives on the Edge, between the world of the Broken (where people drive cars, shop at Wal-Mart, and magic is a fairy tale) and the Weird (where blueblood aristocrats rule, changelings roam, and the strength of your magic can change your destiny). Only Edgers like Rose can easily travel from one world […]


The Distance Between Us by Kasie West

From Goodreads: Seventeen-year-old Caymen Meyers studies the rich like her own personal science experiment, and after years of observation she’s pretty sure they’re only good for one thing—spending money on useless stuff, like the porcelain dolls in her mother’s shop. So when Xander Spence walks into the store to pick up a doll for his grandmother, […]


Unbeloved (Undeniable, #4) by Madeline Sheehan

From goodreads: Dorothy Kelley is a born romantic, searching for her prince. Instead she finds herself pregnant at fifteen, and a in a loveless marriage by the tender age of eighteen. Then hope comes riding into her life on a motorcycle and within weeks, Jason “Jase” Brady, a member of the Hell’s Horsemen motorcycle club, sweeps Dorothy […]


We Are The Goldens by Dana Reinhardt

  From Goodreads: Nell knows a secret about her perfect, beautiful sister Layla. If she tells, it could blow their world apart.When Nell and Layla were little, Nell used to call them Nellayla. Because to Nell, there was no difference between where she started and her adored big sister ended. They’re a unit; divorce made them […]


Neverland (Adventures in Neverland #1) by Anna Katmore

From goodreads: Why is there a boy who doesn’t want to grow up?How can an apple start the sweetest romance in fairytale history?And what does a ruthless pirate have to do with it all?Angelina McFarland loves reading fairytales. But she never dreamed of falling right into one herself. That’s exactly what happens when she slips on […]

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Ruin and Rising (The Grisha #3) by Leigh Bardugo

From goodreads: The capital has fallen.The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne.Now the nation’s fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced tracker, and the shattered remnants of a once-great magical army.Deep in an ancient network of tunnels and caverns, a weakened Alina must submit to the dubious protection of the Apparat and the […]


Austenland (Austenland #1) by Shannon Hale

  From Goodreads: Jane Hayes is a seemingly normal young New Yorker, but she has a secret. Her obsession with Mr. Darcy, as played by Colin Firth in the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, is ruining her love life: no real man can compare. But when a wealthy relative bequeaths her a trip to an English […]


Scan by Sarah Fine & Walter Jury

From Goodreads:Tate and his father don’t exactly get along. As Tate sees it, his father has unreasonably high expectations for Tate to be the best—at everything. Tate finally learns what he’s being prepared for when he steals one of his dad’s odd tech inventions and mercenaries ambush the school, killing his father in the process […]

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At Your Beck & Call by Jane Harvey-Berrick

From goodreads: Hallen Jansen has it all. At 28, he has a flashy car, a great apartment, and a job he’s good at and that he loves – as an escort – working at your beck and call.His life is easy, with no emotions or attachments slowing him down – choosing to keep moving, always running […]

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Magic Bites (Kate Daniels #1) by Ilona Andrews

From goodreads: When the magic is up, rogue mages cast their spells and monsters appear, while guns refuse to fire and cars fail to start. But then technology returns, and the magic recedes as unpredictably as it arose, leaving all kinds of paranormal problems in its wake.Kate Daniels is a down-on-her-luck mercenary who makes her living […]


Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas

From goodreads: After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one condition: she must act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin. Her opponents are […]


A Matter of Forever (Fate #4) by Heather Lyons (review+giveaway)

From goodreads: It all comes down to this …Chloe Lilywhite has struggled for years to find her footing in a series of dangerous and demanding worlds. Creator, first tier Council member, and one of the most powerful Magicals in existence, she was little more than one of Fate’s pawns. But now, Chloe is back home […]

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Monster in His Eyes (Monster in His Eyes #1) by J.M. Darhower

From goodreads:  Ignazio Vitale is not a good man.I suspect it, the first time I see him, sense the air of danger that surrounds the man. He has a way of commanding attention, of taking control, of knowing what I’m thinking before I even do.It’s alarming and alluring. It’s dark and deadly. It’s everything I’ve […]

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Shadow and Bone (The Grisha #1) by Leigh Bardugo

From goodreads: The Shadow Fold, a swathe of impenetrable darkness, crawling with monsters that feast on human flesh, is slowly destroying the once-great nation of Ravka.Alina, a pale, lonely orphan, discovers a unique power that thrusts her into the lavish world of the kingdom’s magical elite—the Grisha. Could she be the key to unravelling the dark […]


Resurrection of Aubrey Miller by L.B. Simmons

From goodreads: Death. For some, it’s simply one of life’s certainties, nothing more. For others, it’s merely a fleeting thought, one often overshadowed by the reckless delusion that they have been blessed with the gift of immortality. For Aubrey Miller, death is the definition of her very existence. Overcome with the guilt resulting from the loss of her […]

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Love, In English by Karina Halle

From goodreads:  He’s thirty-eight. I’m twenty-three.He speaks Spanish. I speak English.He lives in Spain. I live in Canada.He dresses in thousand-dollar suits. I’m covered in tattoos.He’s married and has a five-year old daughter. I’m single and can’t commit to anyone or anything.Until now.Because when they say you can’t choose who you fall in love with, […]

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Dreams of Gods and Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone #3) by Laini Taylor

From goodreads: By way of a staggering deception, Karou has taken control of the chimaera rebellion and is intent on steering its course away from dead-end vengeance. The future rests on her, if there can even be a future for the chimaera in war-ravaged Eretz. Common enemy, common cause. When Jael’s brutal seraph army trespasses into […]


Mud Vein by Tarryn Fisher

From goodreads: When reclusive novelist Senna Richards wakes up on her thirty-third birthday, everything has changed. Caged behind an electrical fence, locked in a house in the middle of the snow, Senna is left to decode the clues to find out why she was taken. If she wants her freedom, she has to take a close […]


Glitterland (Glitterland #1) by Alexis Hall

From goodreads: The universe is a glitterball I hold in the palm of my hand. Once the golden boy of the English literary scene, now a clinically depressed writer of pulp crime fiction, Ash Winters has given up on love, hope, happiness, and—most of all—himself. He lives his life between the cycles of his illness, haunted […]

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Under the Never Sky (Under the Never Sky #1) by Veronica Rossi

From goodreads: Since she’d been on the outside, she’d survived an Aether storm, she’d had a knife held to her throat, and she’d seen men murdered. This was worse. Exiled from her home, the enclosed city of Reverie, Aria knows her chances of surviving in the outer wasteland–known as The Death Shop–are slim. If the cannibals […]


The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle #1) by Maggie Stiefvater

From goodreads: “There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve,” Neeve said. “Either you’re his true love . . . or you killed him.” It is freezing in the churchyard, even before the dead arrive. Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead […]


Ms. Marvel (#1) by G. Willow Wilson

From GoodReads: The legend has returned! Marvel Comics presents the all-new MS. MARVEL, the ground breaking heroine that has become an international sensation! Kamala Khan is just an ordinary girl from Jersey City–until she is suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the all-new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes […]

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Alif the Unseen by G. Willow Wilson

From GoodReads: In an unnamed Middle Eastern security state, a young Arab-Indian hacker shields his clients—dissidents, outlaws, Islamists, and other watched groups—from surveillance and tries to stay out of trouble. He goes by Alif—the first letter of the Arabic alphabet, and a convenient handle to hide behind. The aristocratic woman Alif loves has jilted him for […]


White Hot Kiss (The Dark Elements #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

GoodReads: One kiss could be the last. Seventeen-year-old Layla just wants to be normal. But with a kiss that kills anything with a soul, she’s anything but normal. Half demon, half gargoyle, Layla has abilities no one else possesses. Raised among the Wardens—a race of gargoyles tasked with hunting demons and keeping humanity safe—Layla tries to […]

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Coming Home by Priscilla Glenn

From GoodReads: Leah Marino hasn’t been on a date in two years. After discovering the man she loved had manipulated and deceived her, she refuses to even entertain the idea of a relationship. Instead, she focuses her attention on taking care of her family, a role she’s assumed since the death of her mother and […]

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Donners of the Dead by Karina Halle

From GoodReads: ***A Standalone Horror Romance*** A note about this book: Donners of the Dead is set in 1851 – couples were often thrust into marriage together with short courtships, racism was widespread and not overly frowned upon, and women had little to no rights. What wouldn’t fly in today’s day and age was unfortunately the […]

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September Ends by Hunter S. Jones

From GoodReads: Overweight and dull. That’s how I felt. My grandfather and brother died. I hid inside a black cave deep in my soul, numbed for a decade on meds, booze, and bad love, married to my glorious career. My name is Liz Snow, from Atlanta, Georgia, and this is my story. One hot summer […]


How to Say Goodbye in Robot by Natalie Standiford

From goodreads: From bestselling author Natalie Standiford, an amazing, touching story of two friends navigating the dark waters of their senior year. New to town, Beatrice is expecting her new best friend to be one of the girls she meets on the first day. But instead, the alphabet conspires to seat her next to Jonah, aka […]


Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

From GoodReads:  From the author of the New York Times bestseller Eleanor & Park.  A coming-of-age tale of fan fiction, family and first love.  Cath is a Simon Snow fan. Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan . . . But for Cath, being a fan is her life — and she’s really good at it. […]

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Crow’s Row (Crow’s Row #1) by Julie Hockley

From GoodReads: For college student Emily Sheppard, the thought of spending a summer alone in New York is much more preferable than spending it in France with her parents. Just completing her freshman year at Callister University, Emily faces a quiet summer in the city slums, supporting herself by working at the campus library. During one […]


Ignite Me (Shatter Me #3) by Tahereh Mafi

From GoodReads: The heart-stopping conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Shatter Me series, which Ransom Riggs, bestselling author of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, called “a thrilling, high-stakes saga of self-discovery and forbidden love” Juliette now knows she may be the only one who can stop the Reestablishment. But to take them down, she’ll […]


The Deep End of the Sea by Heather Lyons (review+giveaway)

From GoodReads: What if all the legends you’ve learned were wrong? Brutally attacked by one god and unfairly cursed by another she faithfully served, Medusa has spent the last two thousand years living out her punishment on an enchanted isle in the Aegean Sea. A far cry from the monster legends depict, she’s spent her time […]


Fracture Me (Shatter Me #2.5) by Tahereh Mafi

From GoodReads: In this electrifying sixty-page companion novella to the New York Timesbestselling Shatter Me series, discover the fate of the Omega Point rebels as they go up against The Reestablishment. Set during and soon after the final moments of Unravel Me, Fracture Me is told from Adam’s perspective. As Omega Point prepares to launch an all-out assault on The […]


Unravel Me (Shatter Me #2) by Tahereh Mafi

From GoodReads: Tick tick tick tick tick it’s almost time for war.  Juliette has escaped to Omega Point. It is a place for people like her—people with gifts—and it is also the headquarters of the rebel resistance. She’s finally free from The Reestablishment, free from their plan to use her as a weapon, and free to love Adam. But Juliette will never […]

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Destroy Me (Shatter Me #1.5) by Tahereh Mafi

From GoodReads: This novella-length digital original will bridge the gap between these two novels from the perspective of the villain we all love to hate, Warner, the ruthless leader of Sector 45. In Tahereh Mafi’s Shatter Me, Juliette escaped from The Reestablishment by seducing Warner—and then putting a bullet in his shoulder. But as she’ll learn […]

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Shatter Me (Shatter Me #1) by Tahereh Mafi

From GoodReads: No one knows why Juliette’s touch is fatal, but The Reestablishment has plans for her. Plans to use her as a weapon. But Juliette has plans of her own. After a lifetime without freedom, she’s finally discovering a strength to fight back for the very first time—and to find a future with the one […]

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World After (Penryn & the End of Days #2) by Susan Ee

From goodreads: In this sequel to the bestselling fantasy thriller, Angelfall, the survivors of the angel apocalypse begin to scrape back together what’s left of the modern world. When a group of people capture Penryn’s sister Paige, thinking she’s a monster, the situation ends in a massacre. Paige disappears. Humans are terrified. Mom is heartbroken. Penryn drives through […]

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Night of Cake & Puppets (Daughter of Smoke & Bone #2.5) by Laini Taylor

From goodreads: In Night of Cake & Puppets, Taylor brings to life a night only hinted at in the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy—the magical first date of fan-favorites Zuzana and Mik. Told in alternating perspectives, it’s the perfect love story for fans of the series and new readers alike. Petite though she may be, Zuzana is not […]

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How to Kill a Rock Star by Tiffanie DeBartolo

From goodreads: Written in her wonderfully honest, edgy, passionate and often hilarious voice, Tiffanie DeBartolo tells the story of Eliza Caelum, a young music journalist, and Paul Hudson, a talented songwriter and lead singer of the band Bananafish. Eliza’s reverence for rock is equaled only by Paul’s, and the two fall wildly in love. When Bananafish […]

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Fearsome by S.A. Wolfe

From goodreads: Jessica Channing’s big city life should be more exciting than sixty-hour work weeks and popcorn nights with her girlfriends, but it’s not. She has worked hard fulfilling her role as a child prodigy and graduating college years before her peers. She’s the good girl, the brilliant girl. Unfortunately, she’s also the dateless young woman. […]


Semblance (The Midnight Society #1) by Logan Patricks

From goodreads: Whoever said money couldn’t buy happiness has never starved a day in their lives. My name is Aria Valencia, a third year classical music student at the University, and I was down to my last dollar. Some nights, I seriously considered stripping at the Skin Bar just to make ends meet, but the thought […]

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The Yearning by Kate Belle

From goodreads: It’s 1978 in a country town and a dreamy fifteen year old girl’s world is turned upside down by the arrival of the substitute English teacher. Solomon Andrews is beautiful, inspiring and she wants him like nothing else she’s wanted in her short life. Charismatic and unconventional, Solomon easily wins the hearts and […]

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Return to Poughkeepsie (Poughkeepsie #2) by Debra Anastasia (review + giveaway)

From goodreads: Beckett Taylor is a murderer. His calling, his craft are destruction and intimidation—whether he wants it that way now or not. He left Poughkeepsie to keep his brothers safe, to keep Eve safe. Set up with happy lives to live, they’re better off without him, right? But all his willpower crumbles when he […]

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Days of Blood & Starlight (Daughter of Smoke & Bone #2) by Laini Taylor

From goodreads: Once upon a time, an angel and a devil fell in love and dared to imagine a world free of bloodshed and war. This is not that world. Art student and monster’s apprentice Karou finally has the answers she has always sought. She knows who she is—and what she is. But with this […]

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Under Different Stars (Kricket #1) by Amy A. Bartol (review+giveaway)

From goodreads: All she wants is a home, but can she find one…UNDER DIFFERENT STARS Kricket Hollowell is normally not one to wish upon stars; she believes they’re rarely in her favor. Well versed at dodging caseworkers from Chicago’s foster care system, the past few years on her own have made Kricket an expert at […]


Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone #1) by Laini Taylor

 From goodreads: Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky. In a dark and dusty shop, a devil’s supply of human teeth grown dangerously low. And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be […]

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If I Stay Series (#1 & #2) by Gayle Forman

From goodreads: The critically acclaimed, bestselling novel from Gayle Forman, author of Where She Went, Just One Day, and the forthcoming Just One Year. On a day that started like any other, Mia had everything: a loving family, a gorgeous, admiring boyfriend, and a bright future full of music and full of choices. In an […]

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God-Shaped Hole by Tiffanie DeBartolo

From goodreads: When I was twelve, a fortune-teller told me that my one true love would die young and leave me all alone.  Everyone said she was a fraud, that she was just making it up.  I’d really like to know why the hell a person would make up a thing like that. Written with […]

Emi Lost & Found Series (Emi Lost & Found #1-3) by Lori Otto

From goodreads: This is a special, one-volume collection of the Emi Lost & Found series books: Lost and Found, Time Stands Still and Never Look Back. This collection also contains two bonus short stories, based on the series. EMI LOST & FOUND series LOST AND FOUND (book one) – When artist Nate Wilson falls in […]


Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days #1) by Susan Ee

From goodreads: It’s been six weeks since angels of the apocalypse descended to demolish the modern world. Street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night. When warrior angels fly away with a helpless little girl, her seventeen-year-old sister Penryn will do anything to get her back. Anything, including making a deal […]

Bold Tricks (The Artists Trilogy #3) by Karina Halle

From goodreads: With more lives at stake and games in motion, Ellie, Camden and Javier form an uneasy alliance that will take them from the treacherous streets of inner-city Mexico to the wilds of the Honduran jungles in order to find their freedom. But with liberty just on the horizon, the cost might come at their […]


Undertow by Amber Lynn Natusch (review + giveaway)

From goodreads: How far does a girl have to run to escape a lifetime of pain and loss at the hands of Alaska’s notoriously unforgiving Bering Sea? Twenty-seven-year-old Aesa Fredriksen thought landlocked Columbus, Ohio would suffice, and it does until the fear of regret drives her to return to Dutch Harbor in a final attempt to make […]


A Matter of Truth (Fate #3) by Heather Lyons (review + giveaway)

From goodreads: Not long ago, Chloe Lilywhite seemingly had it all: a prized spot on the Magicals’ Council as lead Creator, a loving fiancé and Connection, and a wealth of good friends. But the poised young woman she projected was nothing more than a façade. Her parents all but disowned her. Power plays and accusations […]


Running in Place (Mending Hearts #2) by L.B. Simmons (review + giveaway)

From goodreads: ****NA Contemporary Romance, can be read as a stand alone. Due to Explicit Language, Mild Violence, and Sexual Situations – Recommend Readers 18+****** Tatum O’Connell: Some call me a party girl. People see me as happy, full of life, with absolutely no cares in the world. They see what I want them to see. […]


Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

Fan art images courtesy of the very talented illustrator, Simini Blocker. From goodreads: Set over the course of one school year in 1986, ELEANOR AND PARK is the story of two star-crossed misfits – smart enough to know that first love almost never lasts, but brave and desperate enough to try. When Eleanor meets Park, you’ll remember […]

Beyond Fate (Fate #1.5) by Heather Lyons (review+giveaway)

From goodreads: There are always two sides to every story . . . His whole life, Jonah Whitecomb has strove to meet everyone’s expectations of him: the perfect student, dutiful son, loyal twin, accomplished surfer, and powerful Magical. But behind his carefully composed façade hides the truth of how his family has fallen apart, leaving […]

Willing Captive by Belle Aurora

From goodreads: (Author note: This is NOT a dark romance.) Delilah “Lily” Flynn is used to her drab existence. Lily’s been living it for twenty two years.  Her boring life is suddenly turned on its head when she’s rudely kidnapped from her bedroom. Or so she thinks. Nox Taylor is far too high up in his […]

Covet by Tracey Garvis-Graves

From goodreads: From the author of the New York Times bestseller On the Island.  What if the life you wanted, and the woman you fell in love with, belonged to someone else?  Chris and Claire Canton’s marriage is on life support. Downsized during the recession and out of work for a year, Chris copes by retreating […]


Fever Series by Karen Marie Moning

From goodreads: Darkfever (Fever #1) – MacKayla Lane’s life is good. She has great friends, a decent job, and a car that breaks down only every other week or so. In other words, she’s your perfectly ordinary twenty-first-century woman. Or so she thinks…until something extraordinary happens. When her sister is murdered, leaving a single clue to her death–a cryptic […]


The Original Sinners by Tiffany Reisz

From goodreads: The Siren (The Original Sinners #1)… Notorious Nora Sutherlin is famous for her delicious works of erotica, each one more popular with readers than the last. But her latest manuscript is different—more serious, more personal—and she’s sure it’ll be her breakout book…if it ever sees the light of day. Zachary Easton holds Nora’s […]

Origin (Lux #4) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

From goodreads: Daemon will do anything to get Katy back. After the successful but disastrous raid on Mount Weather, he’s facing the impossible. Katy is gone. Taken. Everything becomes about finding her. Taking out anyone who stands in his way? Done. Burning down the whole world to save her? Gladly. Exposing his alien race to the […]

Beautiful Monster (Beautiful Monster #1) by Bella Forrest

From goodreads: Liam Swift is a young man Amy has always admired from afar. She’s seen his face a thousand times; on the screen and in magazines. He seems unstoppable as his talent and beauty send him hurtling toward becoming a Hollywood legend… Until one day – in what appears to be a fit of madness […]

Unteachable by Leah Raeder

From goodreads: This novel contains graphic sexual content and strong language. It is intended for mature readers.  I met him at a carnival, of all corny places. The summer I turned eighteen, in that chaos of neon lights and cheap thrills, I met a man so sweet, so beautiful, he seemed to come from another world. […]

Finding Bliss by Dina Silver

From goodreads: Chloe Carlyle has always longed for the perfect family.  Growing up with an alcoholic single mother, she has seen her share of heartbreak and disappointment, and is striving to build a new legacy for herself. After graduating from college, she takes a job working as a summer girl for the Reeds––a wealthy, accomplished family […]

Bully (Fall Away #1) by Penelope Douglas

From goodreads: My name is Tate. He doesn’t call me that, though. He would never refer to me so informally, if he referred to me at all. No, he’ll barely even speak to me. But he still won’t leave me alone. We were best friends once. Then he turned on me and made it his mission […]

Thief (Love Me With Lies #3) by Tarryn Fisher

From goodreads: Note to Self Love is patient; love is kind. Love doesn’t boast or brag. There’s no arrogance in love; it’s never rude, crude, or indecent-it’s not-self absorbed. Love isn’t easily upset. Love doesn’t tally wrongs. Love trusts, hopes, and endures no matter what. Love will never become obsolete. I’ll fight for her. Thief Caleb […]

Outlander (Outlander #1) by Diana Gabaldon

From goodreads: The year is 1945. Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon–when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient stone circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is a Sassenach–an “outlander”–in a Scotland torn by war and […]

On the Island (On the Island #1) by Tracey Garvis-Graves

From goodreads: When thirty-year-old English teacher Anna Emerson is offered a job tutoring T.J. Callahan at his family’s summer rental in the Maldives, she accepts without hesitation; a working vacation on a tropical island trumps the library any day. T.J. Callahan has no desire to leave town, not that anyone asked him. He’s almost seventeen and […]

Left Drowning by Jessica Park

From goodreads: What does it take to rise from life’s depths, swim against the current, and breathe? Weighted down by the loss of her parents, Blythe McGuire struggles to keep her head above water as she trudges through her last year at Matthews College. Then a chance meeting sends Blythe crashing into something she doesn’t expect—an […]

Sempre (Forever Series #1) by J.M. Darhower

From goodreads: Haven Antonelli and Carmine DeMarco had vastly different childhoods. Haven, a second-generation slave, grew up isolated in the middle of the desert, her days full of hard work and terrifying abuse. Carmine, born into a wealthy Mafia family, lived a life of privilege, never having to answer for anything he did. Both now seventeen, […]

Redesigned (Off the Subject #2) by Denise Grover Swank

From goodreads: While fashion design major Caroline Hunter may have been born economically unlucky, in college, she’s been lucky in love. Until her senior year at Southern University. She’s gone from a serious long-term boyfriend to a string of crappy dates. Then she meets mathematics grad student Reed Pendergraft. Reed is everything she’s not looking for. […]

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

From goodreads: From the author of the New York Times, USA Today & Wall Street Journal bestselling novel, THE EDGE OF NEVER, comes a story of passion and survival… Sarai was only fourteen when her mother uprooted her to live in Mexico with a notorious drug lord. Over time she forgot what it was like to […]

One Tiny Lie (Ten Tiny Breaths #2) by K.A. Tucker

From goodreads: Livie has always been the stable one of the two Cleary sisters, handling her parents’ tragic death and Kacey’s self-destructive phase with strength and maturity. But underneath that exterior is a little girl hanging onto the last words her father ever spoke to her. “Make me proud,” he had said. She promised she […]

Epilogue (The Dark Duet #3) by C.J. Roberts

From goodreads: I’m writing this because you begged. You know how I love the begging. In fact, you probably know too many things and know them far too well. Who am I? Well, that’s what I’m trying to figure out. I was a whore in my youth, a killer since my adolescence, and a monster as […]

Tarnished (Caged #5.5) by Amber Lynn Natusch

From goodreads: Sean has a reputation for brutality, and it is well-deserved. Centuries of inflicting pain and punishment on anything and everything he deemed worthy slowly stole whatever light had been in him when he was born. His angelic nature fell victim to the god of war within him, just as Ares had intended. After […]

Out of Breath (Breathing #3) by Rebecca Donovan

From goodreads: Emma leaves Weslyn and everyone in it behind to attend Stanford University, just as she always intended. A shell of her former self, she is not the same girl. She is broken, and the only way that she’ll be whole again is through forgiveness. Emma must find a way to forgive herself and recognize […]


The Summer Garden (The Bronze Horseman #3) by Paullina Simons

From goodreads: Through years of war and devastation, Tatiana and Alexander suffered the worst the twentieth century had to offer. Miraculously reunited in America, they now have a beautiful son, Anthony, the gift of a love strong enough to survive the most terrible upheavals. Though they are still young, the ordeals they endured have changed them–and […]

Tatiana and Alexander (The Bronze Horseman #2) by Paullina Simons

From goodreads: The epic saga of love and war continues—the heart-stopping sequel to Paullina Simons’s beloved international bestsellerThe Bronze Horseman. Tatiana is eighteen years old, pregnant, and widowed when she escapes war-torn Leningrad to find a new life in America. But the ghosts of her past do not rest easily. She becomes consumed by the belief that […]

Blog Tour: Unbeautifully (Undeniable #2) by Madeline Sheehan (review+interview)

From goodreads: Warning: This is not a story about fate or destiny. This is a story about pain, sorrow, and suffering. This is an impulsive whirlwind romance between two lovers that are not meant to be together. Theirs is not a world with sunshine and roses. Instead, their love blossoms in a secret world full […]

Release Day: A Matter of Heart (Fate #2) by Heather Lyons (review+giveaway)

From goodreads: No longer in high school, Chloe Lilywhite is now living and working in Annar, the Magicals’ city-state plane of existence. Since moving, she’s joined the Council, gone on missions with the Guard, moved into her own apartment, and enrolled at the University of Annar. Plus, she’s happily engaged to be married to Jonah Whitecomb, the […]


The Bronze Horseman (The Bronze Horseman #1) by Paullina Simons (review+giveaway)

From goodreads: The golden skies, the translucent twilight, the white nights, all hold the promise of youth, of love, of eternal renewal. The war has not yet touched this city of fallen grandeur, or the lives of two sisters, Tatiana and Dasha Metanova, who share a single room in a cramped apartment with their brother and parents. […]


Wuther by V.J. Chambers

From goodreads: This new adult retelling of Wuthering Heights is intended for mature readers due to explicit sexual content and coarse language. Instead of storms tearing through Yorkshire moors, the sounds of ’90s grunge rock whisper through backwoods American cornfields… And give new life to the Bronte characters you love to hate. A gypsy orphan, Heath […]

Tangled (Tangled #1) by Emma Chase

From goodreads: Drew Evans is a winner. Handsome and arrogant, he makes multimillion dollar business deals and seduces New York’s most beautiful women with just a smile. He has loyal friends and an indulgent family. So why has he been shuttered in his apartment for seven days, miserable and depressed?  He’ll tell you he has the […]

The Education of Caroline (The Education of… #2) by Jane Harvey-Berrick

From goodreads: Ten years after their broken affair, Sebastian and Caroline meet again: this time in very different circumstances, against the background of the war in Afghanistan. Now a successful journalist, Caroline meets Chief Sebastian Hunter, US Marine. Will this chance encounter rekindle the erotic madness of her passionate affair with a younger man? After […]

The Education of Sebastian (The Education of… #1) by Jane Harvey-Berrick

From goodreads: A friendship between the lost and lonely Caroline, and the unhappy Sebastian, leads to an illicit love that threatens them both. Caroline Wilson is trapped in a cold and loveless marriage with an older man. When her husband finally wins a long sought-after promotion, Caroline feels she has little choice but to follow him […]

Lost and Found (Lost and Found #1) by Nicole Williams

From goodreads: There’s complicated. And there’s Rowen Sterling. After numbing pain for the past five years with boys, alcohol, and all-around apathy, she finds herself on a Greyhound bus to nowhere Montana the summer after she graduates high school. Her mom agreed to front the bill to Rowen’s dream art school only if Rowen proves […]

Running Barefoot by Amy Harmon

From goodreads: When Josie Jensen, an awkward 13-year-old musical prodigy, crashes headlong into new kid Samuel Yazzie, an 18-year-old Navajo boy full of anger and confusion, an unlikely friendship blooms.  Josie teaches Samuel about words, music, and friendship, and along the way finds a kindred spirit.  Upon graduation, Samuel abandons the sleepy, small town in search […]

By A Thread by R.L. Griffin

From goodreads: Stella’s future was set, and it was a bright one. She was engaged to a man she adored, and was headed to law school in the fall. Tragically, her perfectly planned future ends just as it was beginning. With no ties to family or friends, Stella finds herself alone in a new city, […]

Cautious (Disastrous #2) by E.L. Montes

From goodreads: THIS IS THE SEQUEL to ‘Disastrous’. Marcus and Mia share a LOVE stronger than others, but their relationship was built on LIES and deceit. Cautiously, they continue to struggle for what they desire more than anything, each other. Though, that comes with a price … one that involves more HEARTBREAK and deception. Can they […]

Rebound by Nikki Mathis Thompson

From goodreads: Katrine MacNamara was defined by two roles–wife and mother.  When one of those roles is suddenly stripped from her, she is forced to re-evaluate her place in the world. She needs to get her life back on track, a life of her own.  What are the next logical steps, as a newly single 35 […]

Light in the Shadows (Find You in the Dark #2) by A. Meredith Walters

From goodreads: How do you keep going when you feel like your life is over? Maggie never thought she’d see Clay again. So, she attempts to put her life back together after her heart has been shattered to pieces. Moving on and moving forward, just as Clay wanted her to. Clay never stopped thinking of Maggie. […]

Falling Into You (Falling #1) by Jasinda Wilder

From goodreads: I wasn’t always in love with Colton Calloway; I was in love with his younger brother, Kyle, first. Kyle was my first one true love, my first in every way. Then, one stormy August night, he died, and the person I was died with him. Colton didn’t teach me how to live. He didn’t […]

After Math (Off the Subject #1) by Denis Grover Swank

From goodreads: Scarlett Goodwin’s world is divided into Before and After. Before she agreed to tutor Tucker price, college junior Scarlett was introvert, struggling with her social anxiety and determined to not end up living in a trailer park like her mother and her younger sister. A mathematics major, she goes to her classes, to her […]

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Blog Tour: A Life More Complete by Nikki Young (review+giveaway)

From goodreads: Can you ever really outrun your past? Krissy Mullins, an overworked, obsessive-compulsive publicist has been giving it her best shot for the past ten years. Throwing herself into her work and devoting all her time to her teenage starlet client, Krissy finds little time for anything else. But as fate would have it, her […]

Emancipating Andie by Priscilla Glenn

From goodreads: Ever since the one time Andie Weber threw caution to the wind – and paid the price for it – she’s learned that it’s safer and smarter to live life playing by the rules. Now she’s got a great apartment, a steady job, and a wonderful boyfriend in Colin; he’s sweet, stable, and essentially […]

The Girl in 6E by Alessandra Torre

**Warning: This book contains explicit sexual references, and should not be read by anyone under the age of 18** From goodreads: I screw men for money. Not literally, think phone sex operator with a 15 megapixel web cam thrown in. They tell me their deepest, darkest fantasies while paying me $6.99 a minute. What would […]

Going Under by S. Walden

(This is a New Adult fiction book with mature themes. It contains graphic sex and language and a description of sexual violence.) From goodreads: Brooke Wright has only two goals her senior year at Charity Run High School: stay out of trouble and learn to forgive herself for the past. Forgiveness proves elusive, and trouble […]

Wounded by Jasinda Wilder

From goodreads: War has taken everything from me. My family. My home. My innocence. In a country blasted by war and wracked by economic hardship, a young orphan girl like me has very few options when it comes to survival. Thus, I do what I must to live, to eat, and I try very hard to […]


A Different Blue by Amy Harmon

From goodreads: Blue Echohawk doesn’t know who she is. She doesn’t know her real name or when she was born. Abandoned at two and raised by a drifter, she didn’t attend school until she was ten years old. At nineteen, when most kids her age are attending college or moving on with life, she is just a […]

Wait for You (Wait for You, #1) by J. Lynn

From goodreads: Some things are worth waiting for… Traveling thousands of miles from home to enter college is the only way nineteen-year-old Avery Morgansten can escape what happened at the Halloween party five years ago—an event that forever changed her life. All she needs to do is make it to her classes on time, make […]

Undertow (Undertow #1) by Elle Chardou

From goodreads: Secrets… Evie Sandstrom has always had secrets. She has grown up with them and now they are coming back and chipping away at her confident facade. Always one for an adventure, she decides to leave after college break and spend the summer in Boston. The Irish Gangster… Finn Reilly is not only a bad-boy […]

On Every Street (The Artists Trilogy, #0.5) by Karina Halle (review + giveaway)

From goodreads: When young con artist Ellie Watt decides to call herself Eden White and go after the drug lord who ruined her as a child, she never expects to fall for one of his henchmen. But Javier Bernal is no ordinary man. Subtly dangerous and overwhelmingly seductive, Eden finds herself passionately in love with […]

Infinity (Valkyries: Soaring Raven #1) by Sedona Venez

From goodreads: Infinity discovers a dark secret from her past that rocks everything she knows to be true. A troubled 22-year-old superstar singer, Infinity has a bad reputation for drugs and hard partying. Now, she is on the road to a comeback with her controversial tour. But everything about doing the concert feels wrong from missing […]

Plastic Hearts (Hearts #1) by Lisa De Jong

From goodreads: My life has always been safe. I like it that way. I grew up in a fake society where plastic hearts rule. If our hearts are made of plastic, they can never be broken. My parents have expectations and I do everything I can to meet them, even if it means giving up on […]

Give Me Love (Give Me #1) by Kate McCarthy

From goodreads: Evie Jamieson, a former wild child, is not only a headstrong, smart-mouthed trouble magnet, she is also a lead singer with a plan. That plan involves relocating her band, including her two best friends guitarist Henry and band manager Mac, to Sydney to kick off their dreams of hitting the big time. Jared Valentine is […]


BLOG TOUR: Reckless Abandon (November Blue #2) by Andrea Randall (review + giveaway)

From goodreads: This is the second book in the November Blue series. November Harris is lost. After a failed romance with musician Bo Cavanaugh, Ember is left struggling to regain her true self. The problem is, Bo won’t go away and Ember’s stance is firm—she doesn’t want him back. Adrian Turner, Ember’s ex-boyfriend-turned confidant, is […]

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Blog Tour: Breaking the Wrong (Sloan Brothers #2)

From goodreads: Emilia Wentworth would do anything for her sister. For three years, Emilia has lived in the past, feeling her sister’s pain and hating those who are to blame, including one of the Sloan brothers. Finally, she has had enough. The only way to be free is to create a Burn List with all […]

Tainted Love (Sweetest Taboo #2) by Eva Márquez

From goodreads: “My name is Isabel Cruz, and I’m nineteen years old, almost twenty. I go to Lincoln University where I’m majoring in English. I’m a straight-A student, and I know what I’m doing with my life, but things weren’t always that way. Or rather, I’ve always known what I wanted, and it just hasn’t […]

Fractured (Caged #5) by Amber Lynn Natusch

From goodreads: I thought about watching from afar, hidden by the nearby trees or headstones, so I could avoid the onslaught of grief I was sure to be bombarded with. It was cowardly, but I was certain that when faced with the totality of my own grief, I would crumble under the weight of any […]

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Shattered Grace (Fallen from Grace #1) by K. Anne Raines (excerpt + review )

From goodreads: Seventeen-year-old Grace grows up knowing she’s different, but she always attributed it to a mother who didn’t want her, a father who abandoned her, and a curse that sets her apart. Despite those struggles, her grandfather remained her rock and confidant. Her life irrevocably shatters the day her grandfather dies. The day of his […]

Caged (Caged #1) by Amber Lynn Natusch

From goodreads: I stood in the middle of the room, unmoving – I barely breathed.  My life had just become surreal, impossible, and one enormous lie. I needed to go, to run somewhere, anywhere to beat back the reality that was rapidly closing in around me.  The image of him was burned into my retina, […]

Truth (Consequences #2) by Aleatha Romig

From goodreads: Claire Nichols endured the CONSEQUENCES of Anthony Rawlings’ vendetta. When she first arrived to his home, her goal was survival. Through strength and compartmentalization Claire captivated her captor. Her resilience in the face of his rule threatened Anthony’s well developed plan. Domination became desire and power turned to love. Their passion and adoration […]

Consequences by Aleatha Romig

From goodreads: Besieged by memories of a brutal abduction, Claire Nichols wakes in an unfamiliar bedroom, within a luxurious mansion.  Her recollections have one common denominator, the man she just met, Anthony Rawlings.  Unbeknownst to Claire, for a very long time, she has been within Anthony’s sights.  Many of the pivotal events in her life […]

Find You in the Dark (Find You in the Dark #1) by A. Meredith Walters

From goodreads:  Maggie Young had the market on normal. Normal friends, normal parents, normal grades…normal life. Until him. Clayton Reed was running from his past and an army of personal demons that threatened to take him down. He never thought he had a chance at happiness. Until her. Maggie thought their love could overcome anything. […]

Seduced in the Dark (The Dark Duet #2) by CJ Roberts

WARNING: This book contains very disturbing situations, dubious consent, strong language, and graphic violence. From goodreads: What is the price of redemption? Rescued from sexual slavery by a mysterious Pakistani officer, Caleb carries the weight of a debt that must be paid in blood. The road has been long and fraught with uncertainty, but for […]

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

***The Artists Trilogy is a dark and sexy contemporary ride about three flawed individuals caught in a world where it’s so easy to justify the bad things we do. This is a pure adult read (Not YA or NA).*** From goodreads: Ellie Watt is used to starting over. The daughter of a grifting team, Ellie […]

Ten Tiny Breaths by K.A. Tucker

From goodreads: Kacey Cleary’s whole life imploded four years ago in a drunk-driving accident. Now she’s working hard to bury the pieces left behind—all but one. Her little sister, Livie. Kacey can swallow the constant disapproval from her born-again aunt Darla over her self-destructive lifestyle; she can stop herself from going kick-boxer crazy on Uncle Raymond when he […]

Eternal Service (The Colony, #1) by Regina Morris

From goodreads:  Vampires exist among us. They can be our neighbor, best friend, our child’s teacher … They alter their aged appearance based upon the amount of blood they consume. They move to a new area, drink a lot of blood, and appear young. Slowly they limit their intake of blood and age, right in […]


Beauty From Pain (Beauty #1) by Georgia Cates Giveaway!

I don’t know about you but I can’t wait to start reading this fabulous book by Georgia Cates and I’ve only heard great things!  I’ve included the book synopsis along with an excerpt to really entice everyone!!!  Be sure to enter for a chance to win an e-book copy!!   Title: Beauty From Pain Author: Georgia […]

The Haze by Janine Olsson

From goodreads:  The legend of the most powerful coven of vampires began in a very unconventional way. Fifteen hundred years ago, a holy man living in Rome was viciously turned inhuman by a blood thirsty vampire. Lucius’ purity was ripped from him and he was left to struggle with his lamentable misfortune, although unknown to […]

Captive in the Dark (The Dark Duet #1) by CJ Roberts

WARNING: This book contains very disturbing situations, dubious consent, strong language, and graphic violence. From goodreads: Caleb is a man with a singular interest in revenge. Kidnapped as a young boy and sold into slavery by a power-hungry mobster, he has thought of nothing but vengeance. For twelve years he has immersed himself in the […]

Exquisite by Ella Frank

From goodreads: Her heart was guarded… Tormented by self-imposed guilt, Dr. Lena O’Donnell has spent the last nine years in survival mode. Struggling through days that seem to blend together and battling her way through each horrifying night, she’s determined that this is what she deserves… Until he tore down the walls… Mason Langley’s life […]

A Song for Julia by Charles Sheehan-Miles

From goodreads:  Crank Wilson left his South Boston home at sixteen to start a punk band and burn out his rage at the world. Six years later, he’s still at odds with his father, a Boston cop, and doesn’t ever speak to his mother. The only relationship that really matters is with his younger brother, […]


Blog Tour: Champagne Toast (review + giveaway)

From goodreads: Kate Armour and Evan Maxwell fell hard and fast for each other while attending college. Their once passionate and loving relationship ended when old scars eventually tore them apart. Two years after their breakup, they’re each struggling to piece together what went wrong in an attempt to move forward. Kate, a no-nonsense bartender, […]

Running On Empty (Mending Hearts #1) by L.B. Simmons

From goodreads: I had the perfect life. Beautiful and loving husband.Three gorgeous little girls.  Successful career.  The only thing missing was the white picket fence.  I really wanted that fence.  Three years ago, I lost that life.  I lost my husband.  And I lost myself.  But, eventually, I found my way through the darkness.  I’ve […]

Vain (The Seven Deadly #1) by Fisher Amelie

From goodreads: If you’re looking for a story about a good, humble girl, who’s been hurt by someone she thought she could trust, only to find out she’s not as vulnerable as she thought she was and discovers an empowering side of herself that falls in love with the guy who helps her find that […]

Just Remember to Breathe by Charles Sheehan-Miles

From goodreads:  Alex Thompson’s life is following the script. A pre-law student at Columbia University, she’s focused on her grades, her life and her future. The last thing she needs is to reconnect with the boy who broke her heart. Dylan Paris comes home from Afghanistan severely injured and knows that the one thing he cannot […]


Collide by Gail McHugh (review + giveaway)

From goodreads:   A missed first encounter… Colliding with a second chance… On the heels of graduating college and trying to cope with her mother’s death, Emily Cooper moves to New York City for a fresh start. While harboring secrets of his own, Dillon Parker takes care of Emily through her grief. Knowing he can’t […]

Forever My Girl (The Beaumont #1) by Heidi McLaughlin

From goodreads: I was never supposed to be a rock star. I had my life all planned out for me. Play football in college. Go to the NFL. Marry my high school sweetheart and live happily ever after. I broke both our hearts that day when I told her I was leaving. I was young. […]

Blood, She Read by Sara Hubbard

From goodreads: Keeping secrets from a psychic can be murder. Petra Maras lives a charmed life, but only in the magical sense. Her absentee father is a criminal, her mother is emotionally dead, and everyone at her new school knows she comes from a family of witches. All she wants is to be normal, but […]

Dirty Red (Love Me With Lies #2) by Tarryn Fisher

From goodreads: Dear Opportunist, You thought you could take him from me, but you lost.  Now, that he’s mine I’ll do anything to keep him. Do you doubt me? I have everything that was supposed to be yours. In case you were wondering; he doesn’t ever think about you anymore.  I won’t let him go….ever. […]


Incendiary Blog Tour coming on Sunday, January 13th!

I’m participating a few blog tours this month and I’m excited about ALL of them BUT the Incendiary Blog Tour is the one I’m ecstatic about and I can’t wait!  I will have a review + something extra special posted on Sunday, January 13th!!!  Stay tuned… Click on the tour banner for a list of […]

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BLOG TOUR: Back to You by Priscilla Glenn + GIVEAWAY

I think many of you have heard me gush over the book by Priscilla Glenn, Back to You and I couldn’t be anymore excited than to be part of this fabulous blog tour!!   This is romance at its finest and I couldn’t get enough of this story.  Yes, it’s that good and if you haven’t […]

The Valentine’s Arrangement by Kelsie Leverich

From goodreads:  “I didn’t want the line to get blurry, and I sure as hell didn’t want you to cross it.” Ronnie Clark, an edgy tattoo artist with hopes of high tailing it out of the forsaken Military town she followed her now ex-fiancé to, is counting down the days until Valentine’s Day is over.  […]

The Coicendence of Callie and Kayden by Jessica Sorensen

From goodreads: There are those who don’t get luck handed to them on a shiny platter, who end up in the wrong place at the wrong time, who don’t get saved. Luck was not on Callie’s side the day of her twelfth birthday when everything was stolen from her. After it’s all over, she locks […]

Hopeless by Colleen Hoover

From goodreads: Sometimes discovering the truth can leave you more hopeless than believing the lies… That’s what seventeen-year-old Sky realizes after she meets Dean Holder. A guy with a reputation that rivals her own and an uncanny ability to invoke feelings in her she’s never had before. He terrifies her and captivates her all in […]

Avoiding Responsibility (Avoiding #2) by K.A. Linde

From goodreads: Lexi has finally given up her once destructive relationships and moved onto bigger and better things with a sexy new man in town. Just when she is starting to figure it out with him, her world is tilted once again with a phone call from none other than Ramsey Bridges. A year after […]

Opal (Lux #3) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

From goodreads: No one is like Daemon Black. When he set out to prove his feelings for me, he wasn’t fooling around. Doubting him isn’t something I’ll do again, and now that we’ve made it through the rough patches, well… There’s a lot of spontaneous combustion going on. But even he can’t protect his family […]

The Edge of Never by J.A. Redmerski

From goodreads: Twenty-year-old Camryn Bennett had always been one to think out-of-the-box, who knew she wanted something more in life than following the same repetitive patterns and growing old with the same repetitive life story. And she thought that her life was going in the right direction until everything fell apart. Determined not to dwell […]

Precise by Rebecca Berto

From goodreads:  Katie Anselin is a newlywed and hubby, Paul, is her life. He’s the only one who knows her family’s history and makes her finally feel happy—until the day she discovers she’s fallen pregnant. By the time Katie started school, she’d been taught that she was the cause of her mother, Rochelle’s miscarriages. See, […]

Back to You by Priscilla Glenn

From goodreads: When Lauren Monroe first laid eyes on Michael Delaney back in high school, she had every reason to stay away from him; within minutes of their first encounter, his volatile actions confirmed his notorious reputation. But Lauren saw something in him that caused her to question his bad-boy persona, and against her better judgment, […]

Miss Me Not by Tiffany King

From goodreads: They had a pact.  Leave the world behind much as they had lived it. No one would miss them. No harm, no foul. Their personal demons would be left behind once and for all.  It was the only thing they could count on.  It was all she had. Madison Hanson has spent the last […]

A Sinister Game by Heather Killough-Walden

From goodreads: In a world ruled by Game Leaders, a dark and dangerous man proposes a wager…. “If you can escape me for seven rounds, Victoria – if you can keep from being taken off of the board for that long, I will admit defeat and step down as Gray leader. But if I find […]

Every Which Way by Calia Read

From goodreads: Severine Blake has seen far too many friends taken down in the crossfires of dating. She devises a precise course of action to protect her heart. The plan is working very well…until she meets Thayer and Macsen. When the Sloan brothers come into her life, nothing is the same. Thayer is self-possessed, arrogant and used […]


Blog Tour: My Only by N.K. Smith

I want to share some good news with all of you… Are you ready??? I will be joining my first BLOG TOUR for the fabulous book, My Only by N.K. Smith and I’m super excited!!! The Blog Tour Stops: 11/23 – Natasha is a Book Junkie 11/24 – Reads and Thoughts 11/25 – The Risqué Redhead Reads […]

Crush by Lacey Weatherford

Cami Wimberley has a plan, and that plan includes no room for boys—especially the big time party animal, Hunter Wilder, no matter how handsome and charismatic he is. She’s beautiful, a senior, extremely talented, gets good grades, and is working her way toward her dream college to be a musical theater major. Everything is perfect. […]

Bouquet Toss by Melissa Brown

Ever since Daphne Harper graduated from college, all of her friends have fallen in love, become engaged and walked down the aisle.  Be it a blessing or a curse, Daphne (a hopeless romantic and perpetual single girl) catches the bouquet at every single wedding she attends. Daphne’s love life is a mess. Her first love, […]

Disastrous by E.L. Montes

After struggling with the loss of yet another person so dear to her heart, Mia Sullivan, transforms her frustration and loneliness, into focusing on her future career. As the top of her class at Harvard Law, she’s nervous and excited, when given the opportunity of a summer extern position at one of the top firms […]

Callum and Harper by Fisher Amelie

Life sucks for orphans Callum Tate and Harper Bailey.  Kicked out of their foster homes because they suffer the ‘eighteen disease’ with nothing but a hundred dollar check from the government and a pat on the back, they’re forced to rely on a system that failed them miserably.  So they sit. They sit inside Social […]

Sweetest Taboo by Eva Márquez

Isabel Cruz was fifteen years old when she met Tom Stevens. She was 15 when they started dating, and 16 when she lost her virginity to him. By the time she turned 18 and went to college, everything had fallen apart. This hadn’t been an ordinary love, though. Not a love between two dear friends, […]

My Only by N.K. Smith

Shy, awkward Adam is resigned to sit on the sidelines of life, overshadowed by his outgoing and popular twin brother, Aaron.  Adam James’ life is far from perfect. A deeply internal person, Adam is silently confused about his lot in life, including life after high school. A talented drummer from a small suburb of Chicago, […]

Undeniable by Madeline Sheehan

***Warning*** (This book contains several aspects of the uglier side of life; it is not for everyone.) The story of Deuce and Eva… An undeniable connection that stands the test of time. Unforgettable moments. Love and pain and everything in between. I was five years old when I met Deuce, he was twenty-three, and it […]

The Secret of Ella and Micha by Jessica Sorensen

Ella and Micha have been best friends since they were kids. But one tragic night shatters their friendship and their lives forever. Ella used to be a rule-breaker with fiery attitude who wore her heart on her sleeve. But she left everything behind when she went to college and transformed into someone that follows the […]

The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay

From goodreads: I live in a world without magic or miracles. A place where there are no clairvoyants or shapeshifters, no angels or superhuman boys to save you. A place where people die and music disintegrates and things suck. I am pressed so hard against the earth by the weight of reality that some days […]

Losing It by Cora Carmack

Virginity. Bliss Edwards is about to graduate from college and still has hers. Sick of being the only virgin among her friends, she decides the best way to deal with the problem is to lose it as quickly and simply as possible– a one-night stand. But her plan turns out to be anything but simple […]