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Roomies

ROOMIES is a standalone novel by the the amazing duo Christina Lauren. I have read nearly everything by Christina Lauren so I'm always a little apprehensive going into one of their new releases, because I never believe I can love the next b...

5 Stars

Urban Enemies

"Urban Enemies" edited by Joseph Nassise is an anthology featuring Urban Fantasy authors writing from the perspective of villains. If you are new to Urban Fantasy or love to root for the bad guy, then this anthology is for you. Some familia...

4 Stars
  • Authors: Jim Butcher, Kevin Hearne, Seanan McGuire, Kelley Armstrong, Jonathan Maberry, Jeff Somers
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Gallery Books

Red Sister - Book of the Ancestor, #1

"Red Sister" is the first book in a new series by Mark Lawrence. I honestly don't have a lot to say about this book. The premise sounds very interesting and unique. However, in execution I find the book to be very slow. So slow in fact that...

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Fierce Obsessions - The Phoenix Pack Series

FIERCE OBSESSIONS is the sixth book in Suzanne Wright's Phoenix Pack series. It is not a standalone, and I suggest reading the previous ones before this one. This isn't a series where I feel like I need to read the previous ones again in or...

4 Stars

Souljacker - A Lily Bound Novel, #1

"Souljacker" is the first book in a new series by Yasmine Galenorn. Lily is a succubi. In order to satisfy her hunger without hurting anyone, she opens up her business Lily Bound for paying customers. She's able to kill two birds with one s...

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Nico: A Mafia Romance - Ruin & Revenge, #1

NICO is the first book in a new series by Sarah Castille called Ruin & Revenge. The series title is very significant to the entire books and I'm sure it will play out even more in the books to come. Mia is supposed to play the part of the p...

5 Stars

The Operator - The Peri Reed Chronicles, #2

"The Operator" is the second book in Harrison's new series, The Peri Reed Chronicles. Peri just wants to live her life without Opti, and without anyone trying to use her for her drafting abilities. She still can't remember the last three ye...

5 Stars

Hit the Spot - Dirty Deeds, #2

“Hit the Spot” is the second book in J. Daniels's Dirty Deeds series. I was very curious about Jamie and Tori when they were introduced in the first book. There was a lot of conflict, but some heat as well. Tori has just gotten out of a ter...

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The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily

"The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily" is a continuation of Dash and Lily's romance which began in the first book. However, while the first book had a lot of good feel moments, the first year of Dash & Lily's relationship hasn't been so sunny. Li...

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Beautiful - The Beautiful Series

“Beautiful” by Christina Lauren is the very last book in their Beautiful Bastard series. I have loved this series from the very first book. It is sad to see these characters go, but Christina Lauren gave them a beautiful send off. “Beautifu...

5 Stars

The Amateurs - The Amateurs Book 1

This is my first ever read by Sara Shepard and I am very impressed. The notoriety of her Pretty Little Liars series (which is also a TV show) knows no bounds. I really didn't think I would like this book that much. The description was intri...

5 Stars
  • Author: Sara Shepard
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, * Young Adult, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Freeform

Deja Who - An Insighter Novel, #1

Deja Who is the first book in a new series by MaryJanice Davidson. The premise is exciting and intriguing. Basically, “Insighters”, with a little bit of help from a drug given to the patient, can see past lives. They can see every bad thing...

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  • Author: MaryJanice Davidson
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: #FirstInaSeries, * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Romance: Romantic Comedy
  • Publisher: Berkley

Four Letter Word - Dirty Deeds, #1

"Four Letter Word" by J. Daniels is the first book in a new series, Dirty Deeds. I have never read anything by J. Daniels before, but I was pleasantly surprised by “Four Letter Word”. It instantly captures your attention with the strong fem...

4 Stars

Hard Rules - A Dirty Money Novel, #1

“Hard Rules” is the first in a new series by Lisa Renee Jones. Jones is known for her suspenseful plot, and mysterious characters. Shane Brandon wants to take over his father's company, but he has to compete with his brother Derek. Derek do...

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Moon Chosen - Tales of a New World

“Moon Chosen” is the first book in a new series by P.C. Cast. The premise is very intriguing. Mari is an Earth Walker like her mother who gains healing abilities from the moon. Mari's mother is very important to the clan because she has to...

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Show Me How - A Thatch Novel

“Show Me How” is the third novel in Molly McAdam's Thatch series. Like the previous two books, it features other characters from the series, but focuses on Charlie (Jagger's younger sister). Charlie has made bad decisions with the best inte...

5 Stars

Heroine Complex

Heroine Complex is the first novel in a series by Sarah Kuhn about super heroes, with sometimes misguided gifts. Aveda Jupiter has taken the demon hordes by storm, as the sole protector of San Francisco. She is great at kicking butt, and sh...

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Cream of the Crop - The Hudson Valley Series, #2

“Cream of the Crop” is the second book in Alice Clayton's Hudson Valley series. Natalie is a city girl through and through. She loves New York and more importantly she loves her job. She's a marketing executive at MCG and she is excellent a...

4 Stars

All Fixed Up - Ciel Halligan, #4

“All Fixed Up” is the fourth book in Linda Grimes series about Ciel Halligan. Ciel and her family are adapters. They can take small imprints of a person's aura and then use that energy to turn into that person, but the change is only skin d...

4 Stars

Marrying Winterborne

“Marrying Winterborne” is the second book in Lisa Kleypas' new series The Ravenel’s. If you have not read the first book I encourage you to do so before reading this one. Helen Ravenel may have the trappings of society, and the social stand...

4 Stars

Demand - Careless Whispers, #2

“Demand” is the second book in Lisa Renee Jones' Careless Whispers series. This is a spin-off series. “Demand” picks up immediately where the first Careless Whispers book ends, which not a lot of books do and, personally, I like that. Ella...

4 Stars

The Drafter - The Peri Reed Chronicles, #1

I am a huge fan of Kim Harrison. While, I have not finished the Hollows series (yet!), that series got me into Urban Fantasy. I will be forever grateful for that. This book has gotten A LOT of mixed reviews, and I think the problem is that...

5 Stars

Sugar Daddy - A Sugar Bowl Novel, #1

SUGAR DADDY by Sawyer Bennett is the first book in her Sugar Bowl series. Sela Halstead has a dark past, haunted by a night when she was 16 years old. The person at the very middle is Jonathon Townsend, who years after the tragic event is t...

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  • Author: Sawyer Bennett
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense, New Adult & College, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Loveswept

Dirty - A Dive Bar Novel, #1

DIRTY by Kylie Scott is supposed to be a spin-off series from her other series, 'Stage Dive'. Vaughan is introduced in DEEP, the last book of that series. However, it's not necessary to read the other series to be able to read DIRTY. On the...

4 Stars

Beautiful Boss - Wild Seasons, #5

BEAUTIFUL BOSS by Christina Lauren is a novella in the 'Beautiful Bastard' series. In this glimpse into the series, Hanna and Will are getting married. The problems or doubts I had about the other novellas in this series seem to have been r...

4 Stars

To the Stars - A Thatch Novel, #2

To the Stars by Molly McAdams is the second book in her Thatch series. I don't think it's really important to read the first book before reading this one, or vice versa. While there are reoccurring characters they are not vital pieces conne...

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Wicked Sexy Liar - Wild Seasons, #4

WICKED SEXY LIAR by Christina Lauren is the fourth book in the Wild Seasons series. It focuses on a rather unsuspecting couple. London, who is Lola's roommate/college friend, and Luke, Mia's ex-boyfriend. London is much more outgoing than L...

5 Stars

Sin & Suffer - Pure Corruption, #2

SIN & SUFFER by Pepper Winters is the second book in the Pure Corruption MC series. A lot, but not all, of the mystery involved in the first book is gone from the second book. Cleo and Arthur are separated again at the beginning of the nove...

4 Stars

Gifted Thief - Highland Magic Book 1

GIFTED THIEF is the first book in a new series by Helen Harper called Highland Magic. Integrity Taylor is Sidhe, but she has denied her heritage because of the horrible treatment she received as a child. She ran away from the Clan that was...

4 Stars

These Shallow Graves

THESE SHALLOW GRAVES by Jennifer Donnelly is shrouded in mystery and deception. If you think you know what's happening, you're very wrong. Jo Montfort comes from a privileged, upper class family. She enjoys writing interesting stories like...

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  • Author: Jennifer Donnelly
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Suspense: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult, Historical Fiction
  • Publisher: Delacorte Press

Cold-Hearted Rake

Cold-Hearted Rake is the first book in The Ravenels series by Lisa Kleypas. Kleypas is well known for her historical romance books and there is a certain expectation when starting one of her books. The romance in this novel is a slow burn....

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Denial - Careless Whispers, #1

DENIAL by Lisa Renee Jones is the first book in a spin-off series called Careless Whispers. When I read DENIAL I did not know that it was a spin-off series, and it does not seem to be crucial to the story line to have read the other series....

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Nuts - The Hudson Valley Series, #1

Nuts is the first book in Alice Clayton’s new series. It is hilarious, and charming, not to mention, steamy. All of her life, all Roxie wanted to do was cook, get out of her small hometown, and away from her hippie, hopeless romantic mother...

4 Stars

The Veil - A Devil's Isle Novel, #1

The Veil by Chloe Neill is the first book in her new Devil's Isle series. The Veil is a border between here and the Beyond where all things Paranormal come from. There was a war where the Paranormals came through in New Orleans and attacked...

3 Stars
  • Author: Chloe Neill
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: NAL

The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015

The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015 edited by Joe Hill is a fantastic anthology of short stories. For someone new to the genres it provides snippets and pieces of the different types of stories involved in both genres. The st...

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  • Authors: Kelly Link, Neil Gaiman, Karen Russell, T. C. Boyle, Sofia Samatar, Jo Walton, Cat Rambo, Daniel H. Wilson, Seanan McGuire, Jess Row
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Fantasy, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Mariner Books

Dark Wild Night - Wild Seasons, #3

Christina Lauren have done it again! Dark Wild Night is the third book in the duo's Wild Seasons series. For some reason I'm always surprised when they knock it out of the park. I keep expecting each book to fall short of the last, but I'm...

5 Stars

Rebel Belle - Rebel Belle, #1

Are you a fan of Buffy the Vampire Slayer? The head cheerleader - popular, smart and sophisticated - the typical southern belle. Meet Harper Jane Price! She is the head of almost every organization at school, has the most popular boy as her...

4 Stars
  • Author: Rachel Hawkins
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: Speak

Grave Matters - A Night Owls Novel, #2

Grave Matters by Lauren M. Roy is the second book in the Night Owls series. Usually when the first book in a series is successful, the second book falls short. In this case, I'd say that the second book was better than the first. While I'm...

4 Stars

Riding Dirty - Dirty Eleven, #1

Riding Dirty by Jill Sorenson starts off strong. I was hooked as soon as I read the Prologue. The book does touch on sensitive subjects, but the author handles the material well. Mia is out for revenge, and hopes to find an ally in Cole aka...

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Swerve

Swerve by Vicki Pettersson is the first book I've read by this author. She is better known for her Urban Fantasy series, but I have to say that she writes thriller/suspense very well! Kristine Rush is a nurse who is engaged to a surgeon Dan...

4 Stars

The Big Fix - Ciel Halligan, #3

The Big Fix continues Linda Grimes's In a Fix series. Grimes's characters are outrageously hilarious, and she always takes her readers on a fun ride. In this installment Ciel has agreed to cover for an action-star who has a phobia of snakes...

4 Stars

Grave Phantoms - A Roaring Twenties Novel, #3

Grave Phantoms is the conclusion to the Roaring Twenties series by Jenn Bennett. It follows the story of Astrid Magnusson and Bo Yeung. Astrid's older brothers Winter and Lowe were the leading men in the previous books. Astrid and Bo have p...

4 Stars

Beautiful Secret - The Beautiful Series, #4

I really keep going into these books expecting to find something that will not make it as good as the last one in the series, or that cannot possibly live up to the hype that I've put into them. Each time I'm proven wrong again. I loved Bea...

5 Stars

Hero

Hero by Samantha Young quickly sucks you in and doesn't let you go until the very last page. I don't know why it took me a little bit of time to get through the first two chapters, but after that I could not put the book down. I stayed up a...

4 Stars

Beautiful Beloved - Beautiful Bastard Novella

Even though I can say I loved each book more than the last, each book in the series makes it difficult to pick a favorite couple. The nice thing about the novellas in the Beautiful Bastard series is that they may focus on one event for a co...

4 Stars

Wild - The Ivy Chronicles

Wild is the last book in The Ivy Chronicles by Sophie Jordan. I did not like this one as much as I liked the others, but it was still enjoyable and fun to read. It was fun, quick and enjoyable. I liked the banter between Logan and Georgia....

4 Stars

Nova and Quinton: No Regrets

Jessica Sorensen has made a huge impression on me for her ability to write about emotions that truly affect a reader deeply. This was another really tough book to get through because of the emotions, and the subject matter. Nova finally fee...

4 Stars
  • Author: Jessica Sorensen
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, New Adult & College
  • Publisher: Forever

Just in Time for a Highlander - Sirens of the Scottish Borderlands, #1

Just in Time for a Highlander by Gwyn Cready has a dash of the magical mixed with historical romance. Who doesn't enjoy a time-travel romance? Just in Time for a Highlander tries to do something different from the norm when it comes to typi...

3 Stars

Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover - Rules of Scoundrels, #4

I have been a fan of Sarah MacLean's books for a while, so whenever a book by her comes up for review, I jump at the chance to read it. While I have loved almost everything she has written, this final novel in her 'Rules of Scoundrels' seri...

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Falling Away - The Fall Away Series

Stop whatever you're doing right now and read Falling Away by Penelope Douglas. If you haven't started this series, do it now! I'm not kidding. This book completely blew that away. I couldn't out it down, even though I really needed sleep....

5 Stars
  • Author: Penelope Douglas
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: New Adult & College, * Contemporary
  • Publisher: NAL

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