Dusk by Alyssa Rose Ivy (Dire Chronicles, book 2)

I have received an ARC copy from the author for an honest review.

Finally the second book is here!!! After 1st part, where Alyssa showed the readers that she can write a bit darker books, I was left impatiently waiting for the next part.

Blurb:

After you have sacrificed your freedom what else is there to lose?

Mary Anne has given her word to Hunter that she’ll stay as his mate, but every second she spends with him takes her further away from Gage when he needs her the most.

Caught between love and duty, Mary Anne discovers that her troubles are just beginning, and that sometimes love comes at a great price.

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The book picks up, where the last book has left: after the rescue mission, where Hunter has saved Gage from the crazy witches. And Gage wakes up, not entirely as himself. Even though he feels stronger, more powerful – keeping control is an issue. A big issue. And learning what Mary Anne has promised to Hunter, so he can be saved is not helping him to stay calm. Especially when he realised that his feelings for the girl are deeper than any of them thought. But to keep them both safe and to make sure that Hunter will finish what he started, he pretends not to have any feelings at all. But by doing it the very girl is hurt.

Mary Anne, after agreeing to be Hunter’s mate in exchange for rescuing Gage, finds herself in the situation, where she feels like a prisoner with no way out. She is not allowed to talk to Gage, check on him to ensure he is fine and simply doesn’t blame or even hate her. It doesn’t help that she starts to respond to Hunter’s touch, even when she doesn’t want to. She doesn’t love him, but there is a slight attraction there. But after one dream and watching news, something breaks in her and she is trying to question Hunter’s resolve that she is THE ONE.

Hunter, he is one sexy guy, but for me he is just too convinced that Mary Anne is his girl from the dreams and is meant for him. He is not really trying to see the real her. Until one night when she whispers not his, but Gage name. After that he is even more possessive, but also in a way cold towards her. He is set that she is the destined one and she is the one that will help him stop the hunt.

After one night, where Mary Anne and Hunter have a date that does not end well and Gage looses his temper. And let’s just say Levi and Allie show up 😀 But after that all hell’s break through and Mary Anne and Gage have to run and hide.

The book is amazing. Much better then the first one! And first one was really good. I can’t wait for the next part and see where this will lead!

You can pre-order the books here (to be released 12/01/2015)

Amazon US: http://www.amazon.com/Dusk-Dire-Wolves-Chronicles-Book-ebook/dp/B00RUE7Z1Q/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1420825460&sr=8-2&keywords=Dusk

Amazon UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dusk-Dire-Wolves-Chronicles-Book-ebook/dp/B00RUE7Z1Q/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1420825621&sr=1-1&keywords=Dusk+%28The+Dire+Wolves+Chronicles+Book+2%29

The first part:

Amazon UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dire-Wolves-Chronicles-Book-ebook/dp/B00NE60YG2/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8

Amazon US: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00NE60YG2/ref=s9_simh_gw_p351_d0_i2?pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=desktop-1&pf_rd_r=05YCC2T1GH8392H1GG96&pf_rd_t=36701&pf_rd_p=1970559082&pf_rd_i=desktop

About the Author:

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Biography

Alyssa Rose Ivy is a best selling New Adult and Young Adult author who loves to weave stories with romance and humour. Although raised in the New York area, she fell in love with the South after moving to New Orleans for college. After surviving law school and earning her masters in library science, she turned back to her creative side and decided to write. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and two young children, and she can usually be found with a cup of coffee in her hand.

Upcoming Releases:
– Dusk (Dire Wolves Chronicles #2)- Coming January 12, 2015
– Lure (The Allure Chronicles #1)- Coming February 16, 2015
– The Hazards of Sleeping with a Friend (Hazards)- Coming March 2015
– Savor (The Empire Chronicles #4)- Coming April 2015

Visit me on the web at:
http://www.alyssaroseivy.com
http://www.facebook.com/AlyssaRoseIvy
twitter.com/AlyssaRoseIvy

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Breaking Even by C.M. Owens (The Sterling Shores Series, book 5)

She DID IT AGAIN! I just freaking love this woman. Again she released the book earlier and and it was AMAZING! Like, duh… of course it’s amazing!

I did a happy dance, when she announced early release and I was asleep when the book went live when I was sleep! How dare you Amazon!! And because I have a fever it took me longer to read <humph!>

But! let’s concentrate on the book…

Some blurb:

What happens when one neighbor pisses off the other? They end up in a brutal prank war, of course. But neither of them expects what happens when they can’t break even.

Rye Clanton

I told myself a long time ago that I wouldn’t—couldn’t—fall in love. I’ve seen what happens, the things they don’t tell you in fairytales. But I never saw Brin Waters coming until she had thoroughly invaded my life. Until her, I never laughed, joked, or even knew how to have a good time. Until her, I just existed. If my secrets weren’t so dark… But they are.

Brin Waters

How the hell do you go from hating someone to loving them? I don’t know, but Rye Clanton is good at it. However, he’s a walking contradiction that I can’t figure out, an enigma that has stumped me more times than I can count. But he’s the first person that’s ever made me feel alive—free. How do you give something like that up? Is loving him worth the risk of being destroyed?

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The book is seriously funny and hot. From the previous books I didn’t have great opinion of Rye, but after that I adore him. Before I had as one hell of a prick, who just like to use women (wait, aren’t they all like that at some point?!). But! He is fun and loves jokes :] especially pranks, on Brin, who is not better and really likes to get even. Especially with him.

The book is told from 2 POV (as almost all books in the series -except Raya’s and Kade’s story, where there are separate books for each of them – did I mention that I love them?). First we meet Brin, who is getting ready to go to work like always, when she sees that her annoying neighbour has parked on their parking side AGAIN. But this morning something just breaks in her. All her life, her past and this little issue makes her snap and so the war between her and Rye begins. As their friendship, which after few weeks (and many jokes, pranks…) turns into something more.

When we meet Rye, I was like: “Nuh-uh, I don’t like him”. But after each sentences, I grew on him and I started to adore him. I started to see that there is something there. He was struggling with something, and not many people new what it was. After I got to know the real Rye, I was broken. And sick. I really hate when someone past is dark and going back to their childhood. I cried with him, when he told his story to Brin.

I think this story is the darkest one in the whole series. They all have their own past and problems, but Rye’s just leaves you broker. Like shattered. And it doesn’t help that Brin didn’t have best life either.

But what I loved the most? The fun they had. And how Rye wanted to win her over? With pranks again? That cracked me up!

The book is so worth reading! Kade and Raya are still winning, with Kode and Tria behind them. But I have to say: I love what Tag did! hahahah poor Ash! But then, all the people who she is trying to matchmake are I think in worse position, as lovely as she is, she is a horrible matchmaker! Hahahah

And another thing that made say several times: WTF?! Was Wren in the story and now I just CAN’T wait for A Redo!! Especially after reading the first chapter <smirk>

Links to buy:

Amazon UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Breaking-Even-Sterling-Shore-5-ebook/dp/B00RR6GZ8Q/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1420484216&sr=8-1&keywords=cm+owens+breaking

Amazon US: http://www.amazon.com/Breaking-Even-Sterling-Shore-5-ebook/dp/B00RR6GZ8Q/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1420485660&sr=1-1&keywords=breaking+even

The book is not really a standalone and besides all the books are worth reading!

Review of “You and Everything After” by Ginger Scott (Falling Series, book 2)

This is the second part I have received as a gift from the author. And again I was not asked for a review, so it is as honest as it can be.

After reading this book I am torn. I love Nate, but Ty is so seriously hot, that I love him also. The books is told from POV of 2 main characters: Ty and Cass, who we have met in the first book. Ty, brother and best friend of Nate. I just adore their relationship. Of course, Ty, as an older brother, has to make his little brother’s life a bit like hell. Their bickering is just amazing. Ty, is an honest and really down to earth person. From the first part I thought he is the most positive person, especially in the situation he is in. The life for him is not easy and after seeing things from his POV, it broke my heart. I started crying after reading the first 5 pages. The accident, that happened 6 years ago, destroyed all his dreams, but he has not gave up and he decided to live. Live a normal life, just without love. Until he meets Cass.

The second main character, Cass, is a freshman in a college, far away from home, where even though parents loved her, they did not believe her. Normally, people think, than when there are twins, they have to by really close. But not for Cass. Her twin sister, Paige, is far for being close and far for being the one that she can trust. After going to college she wanted to leave her High School life, her reputation and be far away from her parents. She wanted to have a normal love life. Until she meets Ty. From the beginning something just sparks between them.

What I love the most in this book is how they both show their ugly sides as the lovely ones. It’s not a pretty love story, where they meet and fell in love. There is ugliness, past that is just putting a shadow and also the problems with parents.

It’s a must read. You will seriously fall in love with Ty, especially after his conversation with Cass’s father. I cried.

Now I can’t wait for the next part featuring Paige’s story. I am sure there is more to her, then her popularity craving.

Review of This Is Falling by Ginger Scott (Falling Series, Book 1)

I have won this book and second part in one of Give-aways on Author’s FB page, but the review is purely honest. I was not asked for it.

So, like WOW! A huge WOW. I have finished reading it like maybe 10 minutes ago and I just decided that I have to do the review like NOW. (It’s part of my New Year’s resolution: read a book – do the review within 24 hours…). I liked Ginger’s website, but I haven’t really read any of her books and to be honest: I forgot that I took part in this giveaway, so imagine my shock yesterday when I got a notification that I have won it. Amazing way to finish the 2014! I haven’t started reading it straight away as I decided that I want to read it as my first 2015 book. And man, what a brilliant decision it was. The book is simply amazing. I love Nate and Rowe (I love him more though).

The book tells us a story from 2 POVs: Rowe’s and Nate’s. At the beginning we meet Rowe, when she is being dropped off by her parents at college. Miles and Miles away from home. But she doesn’t have the nervousness of teenager starting college. There is something more, much more. She is closed, shy and …. terrified. For a very long time we don’t know why. I seriously thought that it’s like a weird love triangle where her ex-boyfriend hooked up with her best friend. How wrong I was!

And then we meet Nate. A popular baseball catcher playing for the college team. And hoping to go professional. They meeting in the hall got me thinking: year normal jock. Fun, handsome, fit and most likely overly confident. I was sceptical. But I still kept reading. And then we have his POV and I started falling. Hard. I think I loved him before Rowe, so it makes him mine, right? But on a serious note, there is so much more to him. His relationship with his brother is just amazing. I adore those to and I am kind of jealous that me and my siblings are not even near it.

I love how Ginger build their love. From friendship to being together. I loved how Nate’s most important concern was to help Rowe. Of course, he wanted her to love him, but how he cared about her made my heart melt every single time. I cried at the end of the book, when Nate told her the truth. I was sobbing so hard, my husband thought there is seriously something wrong with me.

Beautiful book. And I am so glad it was my first read for the year. And now I am off to read second part.

Small blurb from the book:

First, I had to remember how to breathe. Then, I had to learn how to survive. Two years, three months and sixteen days had passed since I was the Rowe Stanton from before, since tragedy stole my youth and my heart went along with it.

When I left for college, I put a thousand miles between my future and my past. I’d made a choice—I was going to cross back to the other side, to live with the living. I just didn’t know how.

And then I met Nate Preeter.

An All-American baseball player, Nate wasn’t supposed to notice a ghost-of-a-girl like me. But he did. He shouldn’t want to know my name. But he did. And when he learned my secret and saw the scars it left behind, he was supposed to run. But he didn’t.

My heart was dead, and I was never supposed to belong to anyone. But Nate Preeter had me feeling, and he made me want to be his. He showed me everything I was missing.

And then he showed me how to fall.

*This is a standalone in a three-part series that will focus on different characters. Each book can be read on its own.

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Review of Runes by Ednah Walters (Runes series Book 1)

I have read this book months ago, but due to lack of time, laziness and other personal things going on I didn’t write a review straight away. So I had to reread the book again. Seriously, it was like 4th or even 5th time. And I will re-read it again in few weeks as next part is to be released!! YAY!!

I have bought this book by mistake (damn, brilliant one-click on Amazon! – I ❤ to be bits LOL). Normally, I would be like – panicking and clicking cancel, please! but with this book I was like: aaahhh whatever! Besides the cover is so pretty!

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Small blurb:

Seventeen-year-old Raine Cooper has enough on her plate dealing with her father’s disappearance, her mother’s erratic behavior and the possibility of her boyfriend relocating. The last thing she needs is Torin St. James—a mysterious new neighbour with a wicked smile and uncanny way of reading her.

Raine is drawn to Torin’s dark sexiness against her better judgement, until he saves her life with weird marks and she realizes he is different. But by healing her, Torin changes something inside Raine. Now she can’t stop thinking about him. Half the time, she’s not sure whether to fall into his arms or run.

Scared, she sets out to find out what Torin is. But the closer she gets to the truth the more she uncovers something sinister about Torin. What Torin is goes back to an ancient mythology and Raine is somehow part of it. Not only are she and her friends in danger, she must choose a side, but the wrong choice will cost Raine her life

My thoughts:

I simply loved this book.

In the story we have quite few characters, but the main two are: Raine and Torin (yum). Raine is a typical seventeen year old teenager, she loves to read, have a crazy best friend and has a crush on her childhood friend, Eirik. She is determined to take their relationship further, but then hot, bad-ass guy moves next door. And everything changes from the first meeting which was just hilarious! Torin is cocky and in most situation he is a smart ass that loves to put Raine in awkward (nice awkward!) situations.

But of course dealing with teenager’s hormones is not enough to complicate Raine’s life. In addition her dad has been missing for few months, her mum because of that is acting strange and also the new guy (that makes her blood boil with anger and emotions that she has not yet felt) with his new friends are behaving a bit strange.

One jealous girls, that is convinced that Raine is trying to steal her boyfriend, changes everything with her obsession. And after that the whole life of Raine, Torin, Eirik and their friends just changes and they are thrown in the middle, where a normal human should not be part of. And now Raine is responsible of keeping her family and friends safe.

It’s a brilliant read. I never was a big fan of Norse mythology (thank you my ex), but thanks to Ednah it has changed and I just love her writing. Is easy and her books show so much emotions!

Go and grab a copy:

US Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Runes-Book-1-Ednah-Walters-ebook/dp/B00CP4YKTG/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top

UK Amazon: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Runes-Book-1-Ednah-Walters-ebook/dp/B00CP4YKTG/ref=cm_cr-mr-title

visit Ednah website: http://www.ednahwalters.com/index.html

And stop by her FB page:  https://www.facebook.com/EdnahWalters?fref=ts

Last minute shopping Ideas!

So, I am sitting wrapped in my Aidan blanket, with cup of tea and thinking of any last minute gifts we can buy over internet. Nothing is better then a good book 😀

So what about buying something from lovely Ashley? I know I would be happy to get one of her books!

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Have you finished all of your holiday shopping? How about giving the gift of reading from Ashley Stoyanoff…

Buy Links:
* Amazon – http://www.amazon.com/Ashley-Stoyanoff/e/B0086647HM/
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Thanks guys! 😀 and happy holidays!

Loving War by C.M. Owens (Sterling Shores book 4)

It’s here!! Basically when brilliant C.M. Owens told the readers on Thursday that she will be releasing it earlier I was jumping in joy! I was so waiting for this part! I just love this series! I was so glad that once I finished my work on Friday the book was there. My husband after seeing me and my eyes, just sighed and said: “Take away today?” God I love him hahaha.

So after I got home around 5ish I was stalking Amazon (I was doing it at work, but sshh) to make sure I will not miss it! And around 6ish the book was there! On my kindle! Oh my, I was gone for the world!

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Small blurb:

Tria Noles and Kode Sterling are a match made in hell, and no one will deny that.

They’ve hated each other for years. Kode is the jerk who doesn’t care what anyone thinks. Tria hides under a cold façade to appear strong and confident. There’s no possible way they could be anything together besides a volatile disaster.

But when their chemistry overrides their logic, they have no choice but to face their twisted attraction to each other. When that attraction refuses to fade, what started off as physical turns into something neither of them expected—or wanted.

Tria has spent most of her life living in her sister’s shadow, and it’s no secret that Kode was once one of the many who adored Rain Noles. It’s hard for her not to keep her guard up, because she doesn’t want to feel overlooked once again.

Kode starts to realize he might have been chasing the wrong Noles girl all these years. And there’s a lot he did wrong in the past when chasing Rain that could jeopardize any future he has with Tria.

There’s a thin line between love and hate, but which side do they stand on when all the secrets are aired?

My thoughts:

I freaking love this book! The beginning left me panting and I had to wait few minutes until I moved to next one! I got my coffee, cookies and was considering to have my hubby near me just in case 😉 The book is full of sexiness, badness and love!

The story tells us the relationship between Tria and Kode – enemies for almost 11 years after their meeting in a club, where both hoped to just run away from their city where no one knows them. They hated each other, but they couldn’t deny the lust they felt towards each other. After one eventful night they decided to be not friends and not enemies with benefits, but purely people with benefits. The whole relationship with no string attached was working perfectly for them, until Tria is attacked again by her ex-boyfriend and Kode feels protective. After that everything changes. Their feelings, the status and how they treat each other. Kode is no longer and ass**** towards Tria and she certainly is not an Ice Queen! After few heartbreaking scenes they decided to make it official, even though they knew what other people will think.

I love Kode’s determination when the truth about him, Rain and Dane comes to light. he fights for Tria and their love. But what I love more? Their way of dealing with the break-up hahaha that was hilarious! The book will make you laugh, cry, laugh again, cry so much more. Loved it!

And what’s more: Kade and Raya are again making an appearance ❤  God, I love that couple!

It’s a must read! If you have not read the previous part it can be hard to follow the story!

Enjoy the reading!

Blush by Anne Mercier (Rockstar, book 2)

So:  IT’S life!!! The second part of the amazing series by Anne is life! And she was even amazing and published it earlier, awesome, isn’t she?

But! The review. I have received an ARC copy of the book in exchange of an honest review.

So the book takes us back to where the first part left us: The night when Lucy woke up next to Jesse in Las Vegas, shocked, terrified and happy at same time! I still laugh when I remember the adventure to find Elvis!  I love this book! It shows the love between Jesse and Lucy, and how deep it is. There are many obstacles, pain, betrayals and even danger, but that’s what makes it a brilliant book. Groupies that follows FD everywhere, mamma Russo, grandpa that makes appearance…

I love that Anne includes everyone from Falling Down and Blush bands, so they are really a family. You can see that they respect each other and love each other. Jesse and Lucy are working out the best way of being a couple and not to give in to all those small bumps they have on the way to being a perfect couple.

I was in love with Jesse in the first part, but now Lucy can have him! I want my Xander! God he is crazy, every single time when I think about his play list I am either LMAO or snorting because of that! I still can’t believe his taste in music.

Anne has this amazing gift of making you believe that the characters are real (they are, aren’t they? LOL).

So if you still haven’t read the first part: GO AND GET IT NOW! It’s a must read and Blush is even better – especially when you like hot sex scenes :]

Blurb from the book:

BLUSH

Author: Anne Mercier

Series: Rockstar Series #2

Genre: Contemporary Adult Romance

~ SYNOPSIS ~

*WARNING* This is not a dark romance. There will be minimal angst or drama. There will be lots of laughs, frequent dropping of the F-bomb, and crazy monkey sex. 

You know how people say they woke up in Vegas married and you’re like, how the hell could that possibly happen? Who does that? Well, us apparently… and the press is having a field day.

Let’s not even get started on the topic of my mother. Then there’s my grandpa wanting to meet my new husband–that’s not scary at all. On top of that, we’re heading out on tour and I’m a nervous wreck–factor in the fact that Jesse’s newly changed marital status doesn’t seem to be an issue for the groupies. Nothing deters them. Not even the fact that I’m standing right there when they proposition him.

I can handle the press, my mom, and even my grandpa. But the women who are ruining my current mood of “happy”, well, they’ve got another thing coming. It’s time to put these women in their place because nobody messes with my happily ever after.

Lucy and Jesse continue in Blush, Rockstar #2.

~ PURCHASE ~ 

AMAZON US | AMAZON UK | AMAZON CA | AMAZON AU

 

 

~ TEASERS ~

~ EXCERPT ~

©2014

Anne Mercier

“I’ve got it,” Xander shouts and bangs his fist on the table in the quaint little diner.

“What have you got? Herpes?” Meggie asks with a snort.

“Ha, ha. No, smart ass, I’ve got our title.”

“What title?” Sera asks.

“Well, you know how PR goes through and gives the tour some fancy schmancy title usually based on the album title?”

“Yeah,” Cage tells him. “I think we’ve got that handled.”

“Dude, Cage. No. I’ve got the title for our tour.”

“Yeah? What is it?”

“The BFD tour.”

Meggie snorts.

“The what?” Cage asks.

“The BFD tour. See, technically it can be the Blush-Falling Down tour but really what we’ll be calling it is the Big Fucking Deal tour.”

“Um, Xander?” I say.

“Yeah, Luce, what’s up?”

“Well, the big fucking deal thing? That can be construed as it’s really not a big fucking deal.”

He waves a hand at me. “Luce. We’re talking about us. There is no mistaking that.”

“True, true.”

“So what do you say, Cage my man? The BFD tour?” Xander asks with a grin.

“Yeah, Xander, I just don’t see that working. We can’t have profanity in the slogan for the tour.”

“Dude, no one needs to know it’s profanity.”

“Everyone knows that BFD means big fucking deal, Xander,” Sera tells him with a laugh.

Xander pouts for a second and silence fills the diner. Then he perks up. “You know what? Fuck you all. I’m going to slogan the shit out of this tour all by myself and informally call it the BFD tour. That’s going to catch on so much better than whatever bullshit your PR asshats are cooking up, Cage, and you know it. The BFD tour is going to be a big fucking deal!”

“Fuck yeah it is,” Jesse agrees with a fist bump. Everyone else fist bumps as well.

“That’s pretty freaking clever, Xan my man,” I tell him and he preens. Seriously, he preens.

Cage blows out a breath. “I guess there’s no choice then is there?”

“None,” Xander smirks.

Cage nods. “The Blush-Falling Down aka BFD tour it is.”

“This is going to be fucking awesome,” Ethan says.

“No, no dude,” Xander corrects. “It’s going to be a big fucking deal!”

“We’re going to have to listen to this until the tour’s over aren’t we?” Sera asks leaning over and whispering in my ear.

I sigh. “I’m afraid so. Xander’s on a roll and we don’t want to hurt his feelings. I hate when he gets all pouty.”

Sera nods. “Okay.”

A few minutes later Sera shouts out, “BFD!”

And Xander answers her with a fist bump and a really loud, “Yeah baby! B effing D!”

Cage wipes a hand over his face and shakes his head in disbelief. “Bitches, fuckers, skank-ass-hoes, groupie whores, and big fucking deal. You all are going to get me fined for sure, possibly even sued.”

Sera bumps his shoulder with hers. “Should make for an interesting tour, huh?”

Cage laughs. “That it will, Sunshine. That it will.”

 

~ The Rockstar Series ~

FALLING DOWN

Author: Anne Mercier

Series: Rockstar Series, Book #1

Genre: Contemporary Adult Romance

~ SYNOPSIS ~

Jesse Kingston, the lead singer of Falling Down, is a tall, dark, and gorgeous temptation I don’t want to resist.

I’m going to ignore all the warning signs and do what I normally wouldn’t–I’m going to give in to my desire. I’m going to indulge my fantasies and give this sexy rocker what he wants and something he won’t soon forget–me.

Is one time going to be enough? Will one weekend together end up changing this bad boy? Or will it end up changing me?

~ PURCHASE ~ 

 

~ ABOUT THE AUTHOR ~ 

Anne Mercier

First and foremost I am an avid reader of romance. I read every single day. Without reading I wouldn’t be inspired to write. The same can be said about music. I started reading with Nora Roberts and Sandra Brown’s LoveSwept titles forever ago and went from reading solely traditionally published to reading nearly all indie authors. I still read my Nora and a few others. A must.

I’m just a reader who likes to writes stories sometimes. I hope you enjoy reading my stories as much as I enjoy writing them.

I’m a huge fan of music, chocolate, fruit, desserts, Fall, M. Shadows, Avenged Sevenfold, and Milo Ventimiglia

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Falling Down (Rockstar, Book 1) by Anne Mercier

I have read this book few weeks ago….for the first time…for now I have read it already 4 times and probably will read it few time more 😀 especially when 2nd part is almost released and 3rd one is the near future 😀 so of course you just have to re-read all of the previous parts!

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Small Blurb:

I was twelve when I started crushing on him.

I was seventeen when I met him by chance and our connection was made.

Now here I am, twenty-three, and I’m one of the two actresses in the video for his band’s latest single.

Jesse Kingston is a tall, dark, and gorgeous temptation I’m finding hard to resist. It ends up not being as simple as doing a job and going home. It can’t be when he continually makes his presence known with his not-so-innocent touches and sexy words. There is no avoiding him and after spending so much time with him, I’m not sure I want to.

So, when he proposes a weekend together, knowing I should say no, I throw caution to the wind and instead I say yes. I’m going to ignore the warning signs and do what I normally wouldn’t–I’m going to give in to my desire. I’m going to indulge my fantasies and give this sexy rocker what he wants and something he won’t forget–me.

The only question is: Is one weekend going to be enough? Will our time end up changing this bad boy? Or will it end up changing me?

Disclaimer: This book contains remnants of a teenage crush. A straight-laced Hollywood actress. A sexy bad boy rockstar. Rockers who live and breathe sarcasm and sexual innuendos. Explicit wild monkey sex and dirty talk. Graphic language, frequent dropping of the F bomb, career changes, bossy parents, panty ripping, and rock n’ roll. Not for the faint of heart. Heat level: white hot. This is a stand-alone novel with a HEA. No cliffhanger

But! Let’s concentrate on the review…

Falling Down is telling us a story from POV of 2 main characters: Lucy and Jesse (yum!). The story begins innocently on an airport, where 2 have met for the first time. She was staring her career in acting and he was already famous lead singer of one of the most popular rock bands. From the beginning they felt the zing between them. The scene where Lucy saw Jesse is just amazing and their first conversation? Hilarious!

Few years later, where Lucy is famous as an actress and has one an award, they meet again. And again the whole scene is just hilarious and after that it’s just getting more and more sexy and smut. But thank God! Anne is not only concentrating on physical side of their relationship, but shows their feelings and thoughts. How scared they are, how overwhelming their feelings are and how deep they run.

I love this book. Partly because of the main characters, but the rest of the group is just AMAZING. And guys from Falling Down? So worth drooling over! You will fall in love with all of them, I guarantee!

The ending of the book is even more shocking then you would thought it to be!

Go and grab it now, the links are posted below! 😀

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Falling-Down-Rockstar-Book-1-ebook/dp/B00MV3TO24/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1418156775&sr=8-1&keywords=anne+mercier

Amazon UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Falling-Down-Rockstar-Book-1-ebook/dp/B00MV3TO24/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1418156720&sr=8-2&keywords=Falling+Down

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22918893-falling-down

And reading Anne’s website now: she is in progress of publishing Blush (Rockstar, book 2)! So stay tuned!

Review of “Hazards of Mistletoe” by Alyssa Rose Ive

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I have received an ARC copy of this book for an honest review.

So…three words: ALYSSA’S NEW BOOK. That’s all….joking!

In this part of Hazards Alyssa is presenting us with new character. Savy. A shy girl that is crushing on her best friend, who she sees once a year, during Christmas, which she is spending with her dad and grandparents. She is all about Christmas spirit and decorations. She loves it all.

On the other side of POV we have her best friend, Glen, who is also crushing on her, but they are both oblivious to their attraction until one night, where a kiss under the mistletoe changes everything and when normally a kiss is a start to something new and magical, not this time. This time it takes them to a situation where Savy is leaving her family all embarrassed. After the results of that one kiss she is doesn’t love Christmas like she used to.

But! It changes a year after, when Glen is fighting for her. For them.

I really enjoyed that book. It’s a nice novella, that gets you into a Christmas mood just right on time 😀

I love all the Hazards books, so I do recommend them to anyone 🙂

Below you have some excerpts from the book and info about Alyssa 🙂

The Hazards of Mistletoe

About THE HAZARDS OF MISTLETOE:

One snowy Christmas Eve, one mistletoe kiss, one friendship changed forever.

Don’t underestimate the power of mistletoe. It looks innocent enough, but a single branch has the potential to change your life. One mistletoe kiss led to the most embarrassing night of my life, but thankfully by the next Christmas I ended up exactly where I was supposed to be.

Excerpt:

“Ice skating and hot cocoa? What are you buttering me up for?” I sat down on the bench and unlaced my skates. The snow was falling a little bit heavier, but the flakes were still light and more pleasant than a nuisance.

“I’m just enjoying an evening with a beautiful woman. I do have a romantic side you know.”

“Romantic?” What was Glen playing at? I’d had a crush on him for years, but things had stayed completely platonic. We were good friends who saw each other once a year, and teased each other through text messages and late night phone calls. That was it.

He didn’t hear me. He was already in line to return our skates. I waited for him to return with my boots, and not for the first time I was glad I’d worn wool socks. It was cold during the day, but the nights were absolutely freezing.

“Here you go, my lady.” He bent down and proceeded to put my foot into my boot.

I pulled away from him. “Knock it off. What’s gotten into you tonight?” As charming as Glen was being something seemed off with him. I wondered if maybe I wasn’t the only one who was upset.

He proceeded to move on to my next boot. “It’s Christmas Eve. Aren’t you Miss Holiday Spirit?”

“Usually.”

“Exactly.” He put on his shoes and tugged on my hand to pull me to standing. “Let’s get those hot chocolates.”

The line at the café on the other side of the rink was nearly out the door, but I was enjoying Glen’s company so much I didn’t mind.

He insisted on buying my hot cocoa for me, and considering he’d already paid for my skate rental, I was starting to feel uncomfortable. Glen had all the money he could ever need, but I wasn’t used to guys buying me anything. My dating experience wasn’t extensive, and it involved boys who were all about going dutch. “I really don’t mind paying.”

“Yeah, but I want to pay. Stop arguing and enjoy yourself.” He lightly bumped his shoulder into mine.

“Well, thanks.”

We walked around the village sipping our hot chocolate and not saying much. After a while we took a seat on a bench. It was underneath a tree, and the pine needles blocked some of the falling snow. I closed my eyes and listened to the chatter of people walking by mixed with the low hum of holiday music.

“You guys need to kiss.”

I opened my eyes and saw a girl staring at us. “You’re sitting under mistletoe. That’s the rules. You’re under mistletoe, you kiss.”

I looked up. Sure enough there was mistletoe hanging over us from the tree. It wasn’t real, it was just the decorative stuff they used, but it had the same unmistakable appearance.

Glen put an arm around me. “I think she’s right, Savy.”

I turned to glare at him. “Don’t even start.”

“Why not? Scared to kiss me?” he teased.

Yes. I was scared. Terrified. This was Glen. Kissing him wasn’t something I was prepared to do casually while sitting on a bench in the snow with a bunch of onlookers. Of course I couldn’t tell him that though. “Why would I be scared?”

“I don’t know. Just checking.” He got a twinkle in his eye. That twinkle should have given me all the warning I needed, but it didn’t. I was wholly unprepared when his lips made contact with mine. They were warm and soft, and they moved perfectly against mine. I kissed him back, desperately wanting to know what his mouth tasted like, and if his tongue felt half as good as his lips.

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Alyssa Rose Ivy Bio:

Alyssa Rose Ivy is a New Adult and Young Adult author who loves to weave stories with romance and a southern setting. Although raised in the New York area, she fell in love with the South after moving to New Orleans for college. After years as a perpetual student, she turned back to her creative side and decided to write. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and two young children, and she can usually be found with a cup of coffee in her hand.

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