Throwback Thursday: Red Queen – Book Review

 

TITLE: Red Queen
AUTHOR: Victoria Aveyard
GENRE: YA Fantasy & Romance
PUBLISHING DATE: February 10, 2015 by HarperTeen

This is a world divided by blood – red or silver.

The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing will ever change.

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Treacherous Desires – Book Review

 

Treacherous desires by Kritika Sharma
Rating: 3/5 stars

Genre: Romance


About this book:

They say everything has an expiration date. Kaya didn’t know her marriage had one too. Suffering silently in her marriage she finds herself attracted to a stranger. Things get worse as he, too, feels the same way.
His smile wreaks havoc and touch causes chaos. Kaya doesn’t know what to do, as her ‘treacherous desires’ take hold. However there is an invisible barrier of ‘marriage’ that Kaya cannot break.

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The List – Book Review

 

Title: The List
Author: Chantal Fernando
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: May 15, 2017
Blurb
On a random night out with her girlfriends, Taye experiences something she hasn’t before.Instant attraction.
Between vodkas and dance moves she probably shouldn’t be doing in public, never mind on a podium, she meets him.
She’s never had a one night stand before, and to have one is on her list of things to experience in her life.
Not only that, but the chemistry is off the charts.
Decision made.
She’s going home with this man, and she’s not going to regret it when she leaves him in the morning.
Or at least that’s what she thinks.

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Pretty Fierce – Book Review

 

Pretty Fierce by Kieran Scott
Published by Sourcebooks Fire on April 4, 2017
Genres: Fantasy & Supernatural, Romance, Thriller & Suspense
Pages: 320
Format: Kindle
Source: Netgalley
Four Stars

Kaia has been on the run her whole life. The daughter of professional assassins, she knows true danger—and she’ll do anything to survive. After her parents vanished during a job gone bad, Kaia’s spent the last year in hiding, trying to blend in as an ordinary teenager, and there’s no one who makes her feel more normal or more special than her boyfriend, Oliver.
But when she’s jumped by a hit man, and Oliver catches her fighting back, Kaia’s secret is exposed. In a split-second decision, she flees the small town, taking Oliver with her. With professional killers stalking their every move, can Oliver and Kaia protect each other long enough to uncover the mysteries of her past?

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Until We Lay – Book Review

 

 

Until We Lay (Scandinavian Winter Book 1) by Sara-Lisa Andersson

 

Summary

Supermodel Lainey Cartwright has the perfect life – stunning looks, lots of money, a killer career and a supermodel boyfriend. When she realizes that her runway days might be over and that her boyfriend is screwing her agent, the same agent that apparently has been robbing her blind for years, Lainey panics and runs away, out into the cold and rainy Copenhagen night.

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Cress – Book Review

 

TITLE: Cress

AUTHOR: Marissa Meyer
GENRE: YA Fantasy, Sci-Fi and Romance
DATE PUBLISHED: February 4th 2014 by Feiwel & Friends
DATE FINISHED: December 24, 2015
SUMMARY: In this third book in the Lunar Chronicles, Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, now with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. Together, they’re plotting to overthrow Queen Levana and her army.

Their best hope lies with Cress, a girl imprisoned on a satellite since childhood who’s only ever had her netscreens as company. All that screen time has made Cress an excellent hacker. Unfortunately, she’s just received orders from Levana to track down Cinder and her handsome accomplice.

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Bargain Book of the Week: The Sheikh Seduces

 

This series highlights cheap, free, or discounted books to give you, dear reader, the most options on what to read.

Discounted from $2.99 to Free

When Sherri gets out of a long relationship with a man that puts her down for her size she follows her friends to an exotic eastern island where one of them is getting married.

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Girl Out of Water – Book Review

 

Book Title: Girl Out of Water
Book Author: Laura Silverman
Page Count: 320
Publishing Date: May 2nd, 2017
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Date Read: April 12th, 2017
Source: eARC from publisher via NetGalley – Thank you!

 

Synopsis

Fans of Jenny Han and Sarah Dessen will fall in love this contemporary debut about finding yourself-and finding love-in unexpected places.Ocean breeze in her hair and sand between her toes, Anise can’t wait to spend the summer before her senior year surfing and hanging out on the beach with friends. Santa Cruz is more than her home-it’s her heart. But when her aunt, a single mother, is in a serious car accident, Anise must say goodbye to California to help care for her three young cousins.

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