Posts Categorized: Reviews

Sep 05 2017
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Mini Reviews for Stars in Their Eyes by Pema Donyo & Goodbye, Good Girl by Renee Blossom

Mini Reviews for Stars in Their Eyes by Pema Donyo & Goodbye, Good Girl by Renee Blossom

 

 

 

 

Stars in Their Eyes
by Pema Donyo
Expected Publication date: September 18th 2017
By: Crimson Romance
Format: eBook
Pages: 144
Genre: New Adult, Historical, Romance
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This beautifully sweeping story of dueling ambitions and restless hearts in the roaring twenties will captivate fans who loved the romance of the Oscar-winning film La La Land and Paula McLain’s bestselling novel The Paris Wife.
 
The bohemian salons and wild cabarets of 1920s Paris are just the place for Owen Matthews to pursue his writing and make the right connections in the literary scene. But six years after leaving Los Angeles and the love of his life, he still strives for success. Penning a new screenplay for his friend’s film might just help keep …

Sep 04 2017
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Review for Speak Easy, Speak Love by McKelle George

Review for Speak Easy, Speak Love by McKelle George

 

 

 

 

I had a 5th grade teacher who loved Shakespeare so we read a lot of his work, and this being a retelling of Much Ado About Nothing made me so curious about it and the era of time is one of my favorites. So, Speak Easy, Speak Love was a fantastic and fun read for me.

Beatrice has been sent to live with her Uncle who happens to run a speakeasy in the basement of his home, which she did not know about till she got there. Since the speakeasy isn’t doing so good, her new found friend Hero and cousin has the idea to throw a big party to see if they would be able to save it. So much …

Sep 01 2017
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Review for The Blind by A.F. Brady

Review for The Blind by A.F. Brady

 

 

 

 

I am a sucker for psychological thriller, and being that it would told from with in a mental institution, there would be some creepiness to it too. I did get a psychological thriller, but it was also about a young woman story of self discovery.

Sam seemed o be an exceptional therapist, and was known as the Dr. that if you couldn’t help the patient, send them to her. But, Sam had her own issues that were weighing on her down. First off, the hostile and unhealthy relationship with the boyfriend and then the excessive drinking. Those things alone, would weigh anyone down, but she still maintains her job and does it well. It isn’t until the new patient Richard …

Aug 28 2017
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Review for Depth of Lies by E.C. Diskin

Review for Depth of Lies by E.C. Diskin

 

 

 

 
Depth of Lies was a fantastic read. These women were all so very different. They were moms, wives, but they all were all the best of friends. And even though they had all moved away from each other one by one, they stayed in touch. And when Shea drowned, they came together once again, but her death didn’t make sense to them. Shea’s life on the outside seemed perfect, but it wasn’t. From what it seemed none of their lives were. They all had their own secrets. And this story takes us through their secrets and they affect each of them, and learning what their friendships endured.

There are quite a few women in this, so I’m going to mention …

Aug 25 2017
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Review for Madness by Zac Brewer

Review for Madness by Zac Brewer

 

 

 

 

This is my first book from Brewer and I knew what I was getting myself in when I read the blurb, but the pure bluntness of the main characters thoughts made my heart hurt. But it was so good, now on to the story itself.

Brooke has just come home from a stay at a mental rehabilitation facility. She is pretending that everything is great, which is a lie. She’s is lying to her parents, and ever her long time best friend. Brooke is not okay, she is planning on taking her life when no one expects her too. Brooke does return to school and meets a new student, who happens to be a guy who also has tried to take …

Aug 24 2017
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Review for The Truth We Bury by Barbara Taylor Sissel

Review for The Truth We Bury by Barbara Taylor Sissel

 

 

 

 

I randomly pick books from Kindle Unlimited, and The Truth We Bury sounded pretty good, and books with a mystery in them are always something I will give a try. It didn’t disappoint either, it has plenty of family secrets and murder and a mystery that I enjoyed trying to figure out.

Shea and AJ’s wedding is coming up soon, and they are happy and looking forward to it, but when a murder is committed and AJ is soon goes missing, secrets begin to surface.

The dual POV’s worked so well with giving us the reader such a great view into the lives of Lily and Dru and their families and their histories. There are no perfect characters, they …

Aug 22 2017
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Release Day Review for Falsies (The Makeup Series, #1) by Olive East

Release Day Review for Falsies (The Makeup Series, #1) by Olive East

Wow, do I begin with this one. I really enjoyed this, it hooked me from the start and just adored the main character Ollie and her story, especially when Brooks came in the picture. Anyway, we meet Ollie not long after a devastating loss of father, it hit her hard and everyone around is afraid that she might take her life just the same. Her best friends walk around on egg shells and treat her like she is fragile. I won’t give away to much more other than, it has brings all kinds of feels with it.

Ollie believes she is broken, and no one will want her the way she is. The thing is, she really isn’t broken, and …