Review: Such a Rush by Jennifer Echols. Chemistry off the charts

Title: Such a Rush
Author: Jennifer Echols
My rating: 5 of 5 Stars

MY THOUGHTS

It looks like Jennifer Echols’ YA romantic dramas work best for me. I loved her Love Story; her Going Too Far is one of my all-time favorites; and Such a Rush was no exception. So good. Read More

Review: Suffer Love by Ashley Herring Blake. That time when you relate to heroine’s parents.

Title: Suffer Love
Author: Ashley Herring Blake
My rating: 4 of 5 Stars

SUMMARY

“Just let it go.”

That’s what everyone keeps telling Hadley St. Clair after she learns that her father cheated on her mother. But Hadley doesn’t want to let it go. She wants to be angry and she wants everyone in her life—her dad most of all—to leave her alone. Read More

Review: The Shameless Hour by Sarina Bowen. I loved it so much.

Title: The Shameless Hour (The Ivy Years #4)
Author: Sarina Bowen
My rating: 5 of 5 Stars

SUMMARY

The girl who’s had everyone meets the boy who has no one. Read More

Review: Unhinge (Fairfax #2) by Calia Read

Title: Unhinge (Fairfax #2)
Author: Calia Read
My rating: 3 of 5 Stars

SUMMARY

Victoria can’t recall much of her life before she came to Fairfax Hospital, but she prefers it that way. She holds her beautiful baby daughter, Evelyn, every day and that’s enough…isn’t it? But when Evelyn is taken from her, Victoria’s world begins to fray at the seams. It becomes apparent to her that the hospital walls aren’t the only obstacles standing between her and the outside world—Victoria has constructed a hall of mirrors deep inside, every false image a distraction from the trauma of her past life. A white picket fence, a family on the way…yet something feels amiss in her memories of a happy marriage. When a handsome stranger begins visiting Victoria, pressing her to remember her past, she struggles to separate real memories from refracted images she has created, knowing at last that only the truth can set her free.

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Review: Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta. Why my heart is cold?

Title: Saving Francesca
Author: Melina Marchetta
My rating: 3 of 5 Stars

SUMMARY

Francesca is stuck at St. Sebastian’s, a boys’ school that pretends it’s coed by giving the girls their own bathroom. Her only female companions are an ultra-feminist, a rumored slut, and an impossibly dorky accordion player. The boys are no better, from Thomas, who specializes in musical burping, to Will, the perpetually frowning, smug moron that Francesca can’t seem to stop thinking about. Read More

Review: Blurred Lines by Lauren Layne

Title: Blurred Lines
Author: Lauren Layne
My rating: 3 of 5 Stars

MY THOUGHTS

This book taught me one thing: our enjoyment and rating of the book hugely depend on our expectations. My 3 Stars rating is the result of my disappointment. And it’s actually funny, because I picked this book on a whim. I haven’t even read the blurb. And you can ask me what expectations I am talking about if I haven’t read the blurb. You see my expectations were not about this particular book, but about a Book written by Lauren Layne. Read More

Audiobook review: The Martian by Andy Weir

Title: The Martian
Author: Andy Weir
Narrator: R.C.Bray

SUMMARY

A mission to Mars.
A freak accident.
One man’s struggle to survive. Read More

Review: Cuff Me (New York’s Finest #3) by Lauren Layne

Title: Cuff Me (New York’s Finest #3)
Author: Lauren Layne
My rating: 3.5 of 5 Stars

MY THOUGHTS

I admit I had difficulties rating this book. On one hand I enjoyed this book, on the other I had a lot of issues, and I can’t look past them.

Jill and Vincent are long-time partners and best friends. Being a homicide detective is hard, but they make a good pair. It’s easy for Vincent to be a “bad cop”, when Jill is a natural “good cop”. Read More

Review: Boys Don’t Knit by T.S. Easton

Title: Boys Don’t Knit
Author: T.S. Easton
My rating: 5 of 5 Stars

MY THOUGHTS

I’m always on the lookout for books with well-done male POV. Boys Don’t Knit is such a little gem, and I wish it got more attention.

Ben Fletcher is your average teenage boy. Well, maybe not so average, but, hey, we all have our quirks. Read More

Audiobook review: Branded (The Cavanaugh Brothers #1) by Laura Wright

Title: Branded (The Cavanaugh Brothers #1)
Author: Laura Wright
Narrator: Kaleo Griffith
Story rating: 3.5 of 5 Stars
Audio rating: 5 of 5 Stars
Overall rating: 4 of 5 Stars

MY THOUGHTS

Branded take place in a small Texas town. When owner of the Triple C – a ranch that sustains the town passes away his three sons return home. They left their hometown after tragic death of their little sister and they don’t want to have anything with the ranch. Actually the oldest son Deacon would stop at nothing to destroy the ranch. Mac is the foreman of the Triple C and their sister’s childhood friend. She also happens to have a crush on Deacon when she was a girl. As they battle for the ranch they can’t deny their mutual attraction. Read More