Monthly Archive: January 2013

Thoughtless, S.C. Stephens 5

Thoughtless, S.C. Stephens

Rating: Overview For almost two years now, Kiera’s boyfriend, Denny, has been everything she’s ever wanted: loving, tender, and endlessly devoted to her. When they head off to a new city to start their lives together—Denny at his dream job and Kiera at a top-notch university—everything seems perfect. Then an unforeseen obligation forces the happy couple apart. Feeling lonely, confused, and in need of comfort, Kiera turns to an unexpected source—a local rock star named Kellan Kyle. At first, he’s purely a friend she can lean on, but as her loneliness grows, so does their relationship. And then one night...

Down To You (Bad Boys #1), M. Leighton 10

Down To You (Bad Boys #1), M. Leighton

Rating: Overview The scorching tale of one girl, two brothers and a love triangle…that’s not. Olivia Townsend is nothing special. She’s just a girl working her way through college so she can return home to help her father run his business. She’s determined not to be the second woman in his life to abandon him, even if it means putting her own life on hold. To Olivia, it’s clear what she must do. Plain and simple. Black and white. But clear becomes complicated when she meets Cash and Nash Davenport. They’re brothers. Twins. Cash is everything she’s always wanted in...

The Bronze Horseman, Paullina Simons (The Greatest Love Story) 4

The Bronze Horseman, Paullina Simons (The Greatest Love Story)

Rating: Overview 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. Their world is turned upside down when Hitler’s armies attack Russia and begin their unstoppable blitz to Leningrad. Yet there is light in the darkness. Tatiana meets Alexander, a brave young officer in the Red Army. Strong and self-confident, yet guarding a mysterious...

Wallbanger, Alice Clayton 2

Wallbanger, Alice Clayton

Rating: Overview Wallbanger is an instant classic, with plenty of laugh out loud moments and riveting characters–highly recommended! –NYT and USA Today Bestselling Author Jennifer Probst Hilarious, romantic, and compulsively readable, WALLBANGER delivers the perfect blend of sex, romance, and baked goods. –Ruthie Knox, best-selling author of About Last Night” Caroline Reynolds has a fantastic new apartment in San Francisco, a KitchenAid mixer, and no O (and we’re not talking Oprah here, folks). She has a flourishing design career, an office overlooking the bay, a killer zucchini bread recipe, and no O. She has Clive (the best cat ever), great...

The Edge of Never, J.A. Redmerski 5

The Edge of Never, J.A. Redmerski

Rating: Overview 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 on the negative and push forward, Camryn is set to move in with her best friend and plans to start a new job. But after an unexpected night at the hottest club in downtown North Carolina, she makes the ultimate decision to leave the only...

The Premonition Series, Amy Bartol Oh, how I missed Brennus! I love me some good vs evil romance! 0

The Premonition Series, Amy Bartol Oh, how I missed Brennus! I love me some good vs evil romance!

Rating: In this mesmerizing adventure, steeped in drama and fraught with heartbreak and humor, 17-year-old college freshman Evie Claremont is plagued by nightmarish premonitions of destruction. Discovering she’s not entirely human, fellow student Reed Wellington is torn between killing her and protecting her. Intimidated, yet undeniably attracted to Reed, Evie falls in love with him while she faces the prospect that she may be an evil spawn. Mercilessly hunted by sinister and seductive Brennus de Graham, the magical-powered king of the Celtic Faeries known as Gancanagh, Evie tries to avoid becoming Brennus’ queen only to find that their destinies are...

Curious about Up All Night’s Review Rating Scale? 2

Curious about Up All Night’s Review Rating Scale?

Here you go (out of 5 stars): 1 – Asleep after reading a couple of pages. Definitely getting to bed on time tonight. 2 – Reading just past bedtime with this one. No argument when told to turn out the light. 3 – Maybe I can get away with a couple of hours past bedtime? This is starting to get good! 4 – Stayed up over half the night with this one! Loving it but man, tomorrow today is going to be fun! 5 – All-nighter it is. Who needs sleep anyway when books are this fabulous?! DNF – Did...

Fall From Grace & Saving Grace (Mad World Series) by Christina Zolendz 2

Fall From Grace & Saving Grace (Mad World Series) by Christina Zolendz

Rating: Fall From Grace and Saving Grace by Christina Zolendz    I am reviewing these two stories together because I read them back to back and they fit really well together. Christina Zolendz is frickin hilarious! In the second chapter she describes our hottie, Shane by saying he has a coochie award winning smile. Love that line! She makes up wonderful words like fuckasstard. Loved that one too. This is a story about a lost soul searching for her angel and she has been searching the earth for him for eternity. This story is written so well. Sometimes stories with...

Abby McCarthy 0

Abby McCarthy

I was reading the Edge of Never and they were talking about New Orleans, it made me think that even with all of the images I have seen on the news because of Hurricane Katrina that I visualize New Orleans a complete different way.  I see it through the eyes of Anne Rice when I first read the Witching Hour 16 years ago.  I was married in North Carolina but I see North Carolina, with Wild horses running on the beach because of Nicholas Sparks.  I see Kiev Russia decades ago because of Tattianna in the Bronze Horseman. I have...