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The Norse Chronicles by Karissa Laurel

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Rating πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š Author Karissa Laurel Title The Norse Chronicles  Number of pages 824 Genre magic, Norse gods, paranormal, fantasy Published  March 6th 2018 by Red Adept Publishing, LLC Goodreads Amazon Received from Author The Norse Chronicle is an Omnibus edition of three books. Although it’s long, the story is so captivating that I didn’t even notice it. :) It's perfect mixture of  modern world with mythical world of Norse Gods.  Ragnarok  already accured and killed most of the Aesir, ones that are left are living more or less peacefully with humans. After decades of peace, there is   threat  of new Ragnarok. There is mystery to be solved, different creatures and Gods, amazing friendship, romance and alliances forming.  Loved: Thorin. He came across such a creep in the beginning of the story. As we got to know him bit by bit, I started to like him and respect him. Not only is he one of the most powerful being in the story, he is such a

Captivating Melody by Katherine McIntyre

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Rating πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š Author   Katherine McIntyre Title Captivating Melody Series Discord's Desire Genre paranormal, romance, Fae Number of pages 238 Published June 23rd 2018 by Evernight Publishing Cover πŸ’›πŸ’› Goodreads Amazon Received from Author My summer started with the biggest reading slump, like ... ever. There was no book that could hold my attention, no stories that would pull me in, no book magic going on, whatsoever. One day I picked up Captivating Melody. Not only I was totally into the story, as I kept reading, I slowly rediscovered my love for reading... so this one has a special place in my heart.  The writing is amazing, I was totally “in” the story from the very start and I could blink until the end. I love the witty dialog between main and side characters. It’s just such a good story. So, Liz find her home managing and touring with Discord’s Desire. Not only are they good at working together, they are true friends. And my favourite part, all members

Hot Pursuit by Kay Marie

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Rating πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š Author  Kay Marie Title Hot Pursuit Series  To Catch a Thief #1 Published August 27th 2018 Genre adult, romance, crimi Number of pages 214 Cover πŸ’›πŸ’› Goodreads Amazon Received from Xpresso Book Tours Synopsis How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days  meets  White Collar  in this sassy and sweet romantic comedy, new from bestselling author Kaitlyn Davis, writing as Kay Marie. All Jolene Carter has ever wanted is a bakery of her own. There’s only one problem. Her father, Robert Carter, is a world-renowned art thief and she’s, well, sort of his protΓ©gΓ©. But he’s promised her this next job in New York will be their last, and she won’t let anyone get in the way of her dreams…especially not the distractingly delicious FBI agent hot on her tail. Agent Nate Parker has been on the Robert Carter case for years, and if rumors of the aging criminal’s retirement are true, this might be his last chance to nail him. With the legacy of his late father in the back of his m

To Be Honest by Maggie Ann Martin

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Rating πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š Author Maggie Ann Martin Title To Be Honest Published August 21st 2018 by Swoon Reads Genre contemporary, romance, ya Cover πŸ’›πŸ’›πŸ’› Goodreads Amazon Received from Xpresso Book Tour Synopsis Savannah is dreading being home alone with her overbearing mother after her sister goes off to college. But if she can just get through senior year, she'll be able to escape to college, too. What she doesn't count on is that her mother's obsession with weight has only grown deeper since her appearance on an extreme weight-loss show, and now Savvy's mom is pressuring her even harder to be constantly mindful of what she eats. Between her mom's diet-helicoptering, missing her sister, and worrying about her collegiate future, Savvy has enough to worry about. And then she meets George, the cute new kid at school who has insecurities of his own. As Savvy and George grow closer, they help each other discover how to live in the moment and enjoy the here a

Dating the Prince by Alina Snow

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Rating πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š Author Alina Snow Title Dating the Prince Series What If Series #1 Number of pages 326 Genre romance, na Cover πŸ’›πŸ’›πŸ’› Amazon Goodreads Received from Xpresso Book Tours Synopsis Small-town girl, Katie O’Connor has always dreamed of seeing her name in lights. Check the box for fame, a movie deal, the perfect leading role that comes with a gorgeous leading man! Katie moved to Hollywood, elbows her way into auditions, lives on a shoestring budget—whatever is required to land a deal, she throws her heart into… until she’s involved in a royal kidnapping. As the future king, Prince Alexander refuses to rule from an ivory tower. Duty-bound, he intends to relate to his future subjects, regardless of their walk of life. Before his coronation, he needs a foolproof plan to outrun his security team and go temporarily AWOL. While visiting L.A., all it takes is a sound stage collision and Alex is blindsided by a headstrong woman who is simply irresistible. So much

Blind the Eyes by K. A. Wiggins

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Rating πŸ’šπŸ’š Author K. A. Wiggins Title Blind the Eyes Series Threads of Dreams #1 Number of pages 287 Published June 1st by Snowmelt & Stumps Genre dystopia, sci-fi Cover πŸ’›πŸ’› Amazon Goodreads Received from Xpresso Book Tours Synopsis In a world where hope kills and dreams are deadly, obedience is the only way to survive. But when one girl learns her society's absolute control and guarantee of safety are both illusions, she risks her hard-won status, her home and her life to rebel and expose its lies. When haunted teen Cole discovers the state's guarantee of safety from the nightmarish Mara in exchange for obedience is a fraud, she realizes hers isn't the only life at stake. Cole needs allies to help her escape execution by nightmare and expose the lies. Now, with a ghost at her back, enforcers in pursuit, and a charismatic rebel leader gaslighting her, Cole must figure out who to trust to bring down the state and stop the dying before the nightmares

How to Breathe Underwater by Vicky Skinner

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Rating πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š Author Vicky Skinner Title How to Breathe Underwater Published August 14th 2018 by Swoon Reads Genre contemporary, romance, ya Number of pages  Cover πŸ’›πŸ’›πŸ’›πŸ’› Amazon Goodreads Received from Xpresso Book Tours Synopsis Kate’s father has been pressuring her to be perfect for her whole life, pushing her to be the best swimmer she can be. But when Kate finds her dad cheating on her mom, Kate’s perfect world comes crashing down, and Kate is forced to leave home and the swim team she’s been a part of her whole life. Now in a new home, new school, and faced with the prospect of starting over, Kate isn’t so sure that swimming is what she wants anymore. But when she decides to quit, her whole world seems to fall apart. But when Kate gets to know Michael, the cute boy that lives across the hall, she starts to think that starting over might not be so bad. There’s only one problem: Michael has a girlfriend. As the pressures of love, family, and success press do

Love and Loopholes by Railyn Stone

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Rating πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š  Author Railyn Stone Title Love and Loopholes Genre romance Number of pages 308 Published August 6th 2018 Cover πŸ’›πŸ’›πŸ’› Goodreads Amazon Received from Loving The Book in exchange for honest review  Synopsis Business brought them together. Love could tear them to pieces. A knight in shining armor can’t come fast enough for Kirby Allen. Broke and on her own, she longs for the chance to live a better life. Without a stable place to live and no money to her name, she has to do something and fast. Familial pride and a sense of tradition fuel Channing Lucas’ desire to run his father’s company. There is just one thing standing in his way. His eccentric mother and her ultimatum. Get married or lose his family’s business forever. After a predetermined ‘chance meeting’ in a Las Vegas casino, Channing and Kirby decide they can both get what they want and enter into a business deal. What starts as a marriage of convenience, evolves i

Keeper of the Forest by D. K. Holmberg

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Rating πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š Title Keeper of the Forest Author D. K. Holmberg Series The Lost Garden #1 Number of pages 288 Published September 22nd 2014 by ASH Publishing Genre ya, high-fantasy, magic Cover πŸ’›πŸ’› Goodreads Amazon Eris is use to failure. Being the third daughter and the worst at learning about flowers. Her first task being finding her flower. After many days she finally stumbles on part of the garden she never visited and climbs the wall to find strange flower. After determining that the flower is indeed hers, she start to research about it. There is more to the story though. There is power that is tied to what she is doing and her life will never be he same. The first part of the story is a bit slow, I tough about DNFing few times, there is a lot about flowers and castle life (what is important to the story later on), however I'm glad I didn't, because it's gets so much better. World setting of the first half sets off amazing story line in the second

The Goblin's Daughter by M. K. Sawyer

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Rating πŸ’šπŸ’š Author M. K. Sawyer Title The Goblin's Daughter Published June 30th 2018 Genre paranormal, ya, fantasy Co ver πŸ’›πŸ’›πŸ’›πŸ’› Amazon Goodreads Received from Xpresso Book Tours Synopsis the forest beckons the Shadow watches Nolin doesn’t know why her mother is terrified of the forest— only that is has something to do with her, a cold night, a baby crib, and an open window. Throughout her life, Nolin struggles to gain the love of her crazed mother, all while grappling with recurring dreams of a twisted, ancient tree, and the perpetual feeling that she’s being watched by a dark presence in the surrounding forest. After a childhood mental breakdown, Nolin returns to her hometown as a grown woman, ready to face her mother to put old demons to rest. When Nolin stumbles across disturbing details of her mother’s past, she ventures deeper into the mystery of her own identity, the related causes of her mother’s illness, and learns of violent, ancient creatures who live in