A Gush AND A Rant — A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas {Book Review}

A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. MaasTitle: A Court of Wings and Ruin (ACOTAR #3)
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Release Date: May 2nd, 2017
Standalone/Series: Book 3 in the ACOTAR series
Genre: New Adult – Fantasy

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My rating in stars: 4 stars
My rating in words: Really liked this

 

WARNING: This review will contain some gushing, some ranting, and a fair amount of SPOILERS!

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These Royals Will Ruin You — The Royals Trilogy by Erin Watt {Book Series Review}

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Title: Paper Princess, Broken Prince, Twisted Palace (The Royals)
Author: Erin Watt
Publisher: Everafter Romance
Release Date:  2016
Standalone/Series: Trilogy
Genre: New Adult – Contemporary – Romance

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My rating:

for Paper Princess
for Broken Prince
for Twisted Palace

What it’s about:

From strip clubs and truck stops to southern coast mansions and prep schools, one girl tries to stay true to herself.

These Royals will ruin you…

Ella Harper is a survivor—a pragmatic optimist. She’s spent her whole life moving from town to town with her flighty mother, struggling to make ends meet and believing that someday she’ll climb out of the gutter. After her mother’s death, Ella is truly alone.

Until Callum Royal appears, plucking Ella out of poverty and tossing her into his posh mansion among his five sons who all hate her. Each Royal boy is more magnetic than the last, but none as captivating as Reed Royal, the boy who is determined to send her back to the slums she came from.

Reed doesn’t want her. He says she doesn’t belong with the Royals.

He might be right.

Wealth. Excess. Deception. It’s like nothing Ella has ever experienced, and if she’s going to survive her time in the Royal palace, she’ll need to learn to issue her own Royal decrees.

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Him and Us by Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy {Combined Book Review}

him-by-sarina-bowen-and-elle-kennedyTitle: Him (Him #1)
Author: Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy
Publisher: Rennie Road Books
Release Date:  July 28th, 2015
Standalone/Series: First book in the Him series
Genre: New Adult – Contemporary – Romance

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My rating in stars: 4 stars
My rating in words: I really liked it

What it’s about:

They don’t play for the same team. Or do they?

Jamie Canning has never been able to figure out how he lost his closest friend. Four years ago, his tattooed, wise-cracking, rule-breaking roommate cut him off without an explanation. So what if things got a little weird on the last night of hockey camp the summer they were eighteen? It was just a little drunken foolishness. Nobody died.

Ryan Wesley’s biggest regret is coaxing his very straight friend into a bet that pushed the boundaries of their relationship. Now, with their college teams set to face off at the national championship, he’ll finally get a chance to apologize. But all it takes is one look at his longtime crush, and the ache is stronger than ever.

Jamie has waited a long time for answers, but walks away with only more questions—can one night of sex ruin a friendship? If not, how about six more weeks of it? When Wesley turns up to coach alongside Jamie for one more hot summer at camp, Jamie has a few things to discover about his old friend…and a big one to learn about himself.

Warning: contains sexual situations, skinnydipping, shenanigans in an SUV and proof that coming out to your family on social media is a dicey proposition.

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I Read NA & I Liked It – The Deal by Elle Kennedy {Book Review}

The Deal by Elle KennedyTitle: The Deal (Off-Campus #1)
Author: Elle Kennedy
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release Date:  February 4th, 2015
Standalone/Series: First in the Off-Campus companion series
Genre: New Adult – Contemporary – Romance

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My rating in stars: 4 stars
My rating in words: Really liked it

What it’s about:

She’s about to make a deal with the college bad boy…

Hannah Wells has finally found someone who turns her on. But while she might be confident in every other area of her life, she’s carting around a full set of baggage when it comes to sex and seduction. If she wants to get her crush’s attention, she’ll have to step out of her comfort zone and make him take notice…even if it means tutoring the annoying, childish, cocky captain of the hockey team in exchange for a pretend date.

…and it’s going to be oh so good

All Garrett Graham has ever wanted is to play professional hockey after graduation, but his plummeting GPA is threatening everything he’s worked so hard for. If helping a sarcastic brunette make another guy jealous will help him secure his position on the team, he’s all for it. But when one unexpected kiss leads to the wildest sex of both their lives, it doesn’t take long for Garrett to realize that pretend isn’t going to cut it. Now he just has to convince Hannah that the man she wants looks a lot like him.

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books I’ve Recently Added To My TBR

As hosted by The Broke & the Bookish

These are the 10 books I’ve added to my TBR list lately. I think an alternative title for this top 10 for me could be the ‘TOP 10 TBR LIST OF SHAME’ as these are all highly popular and recommended books that I have not read yet. I hereby vow to fix that this year though!

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