New to the Game by Juno Chase

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New to the game was written nicely and had some face fanning moments but ultimately, this book was not one of my favorites. 

First, it took until I was about 20% in to start to care, at all, about the characters. It was just to slow paced for me. Second, I don’t like when politics are brought into entertainment. I don’t like it in my sitcoms. I don’t like it in my movies. I don’t like it in award shows. I didn’t by like it in my romance novels. I have no problem with opposing views and I love watching political new casts of all kinds. However, I don’t like when it’s mixed in to something that’s just supposed to be fun. So I wasn’t a huge fan of this book, I’m sorry. But hey, if you like the political thing, once you got into the book a little, there were some nice points.

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In His Silks by Patricia D. Eddy

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I was pleasantly surprised that this story was not what I had thought. Yes, there was a D/s component to this story, so the title is warranted, but there is so much more. The love story builds at a steady, but unhurried pace. The author doesn’t just jump into their their physical relationship. It starts with a slow simmer and organically builds heat to the point of boiling over. These characters chemistry is delicious. I love that the sub plot of this story is believable and full of adrenaline. 

In His Silks is a fun, steamy read, with a lot of heart.

Shades of Her by Ozlo and Priya Grey

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I won’t give anything away other than what’s already in the description. I feel so bad for these characters because the set up of this romance has heartache and destruction written all over it. None the less, I felt myself lost in the story. This concept should irritate me because in essence, there is sort of cheating going on. I mean, not really, but infidelity of the heart. However, the way this author writes these characters and this story…it just works. So don’t let the description throw you, if you’re like me, and this feels like people are getting hurt, because in the end there is a very satisfying HEA. It’s not just thrown in to satisfy that need, but it is the end of a journey that is full of self discovery, and true love, for these characters. Very good read!

Don’t Look Back by Jennifer L. Armentrout 

Don’t Look Back by Jennifer L. Armentrout
I took my daughter to the library and was browsing. This beauty just jumped out at me. I couldn’t believe there was a Jennifer L. Armentrout book that I had not read yet.

As usual, this one hooked me from second one!

This is a YA book, and is very suspenseful. Even though is is a YA book, there were parts that had me fanning my flushed face. That I’d just the way Jennifer L. Armentrout writes, she puts you right there in the story, in the main character’s head. She writes character’s that haunt you. Samantha, in this book, suffers amnesia after a traumatic event in the woods. In this story, she learns who she was before this event, and who she really is now. Sam gets a second chance at life. A chance to right her wrongs and be a good person. Through all this, there is a race to find the person that caused the trauma and to remember the circumstances surround it.
This book is a must read. I have only good things to say here, and that I need another Jennifer L. Armentrout ASAP!!!

Twisted Love by Lily Knight

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I just started Twisted Love and had to start this review. Right now, only 12% in, I have a strong distaste for Ben. When I say say distaste, I mean, want to puke cause he is making me so mad, distaste. I’m letting you know this because if somehow he is transformed and I end up loving him, you won’t think me a liar as you begin this book. Only time will tell. I’m going to get back to reading.
I just finished the book, and I will say that Ben becomes a little less offensive as the book goes on. I hate doing this, but I didn’t love this book. The accents kind of kill it for me. I felt like I was watching guys and dolls, or at times the voice that came through my head was that Italian bar owner from It’s A Wonderful Life. I wish the chemistry would have built more. Ultimately, I’m sorry to say, I didn’t love this book. But you might. 

Something True by Sabrina Stark

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Book 1 left me in pieces. Not nice Ms. Stark! Not, nice. But alas book 2 is here and all is well with the world again.
There are moments in a book that are just so …satisfying. For instance, a total jerk wad hemming and hawing for words, or a friend having just the right zinger to say at just the right time. This book is full of those! I love it!! The banter is just hilarious, and in the end, all the bad guys get their just reward, and the good guys…what do you think? They live happily ever after. Something true is a funny, sweet and utterly satisfying read. 

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