This is definitely not the kind of book I would generally read and it definitely not for the faint-hearted.
The book is written with pain and sufferingThis is definitely not the kind of book I would generally read and it definitely not for the faint-hearted.
The book is written with pain and suffering from the outset and takes place in Germany around the rise of Hitler and the Holocaust. I kept seeing it pop up on my newsfeeds and to be honest wanted to read it just so I could say I have, and see if I agreed with all the wonderful reviews by readers and critics alike.
I won't like I struggled with this, I opted for the audio version because the Kindle version was nearly 600 pages long and due to the subject matter I thought I may need to take a breather throughout. It did take me a few days to get through it, and I struggled with the hardship. The main character Liesel wasn't hard to like, she was a courageous and brave young lady who found the best way to survive in the harshest of times. I won't give you the full story as we all know what atrocities happened in Germany during WWII.
One of the things I did enjoy about this book and shows the wonderful mind of the author, is that the who book is narrated by Death. I found his twist on who body and soul collecting quite entertaining and it kept the unpleasantness of the topic and the act of death quite lighthearted when quite obviously it is not. I just kept humming along to 'Sympathy For the Devil' by The Rolling Stones. ...more
I am not really sure about this book, there were parts I really liked and found myself laughing aloud at but other bits I didn't like so much, I thinkI am not really sure about this book, there were parts I really liked and found myself laughing aloud at but other bits I didn't like so much, I think it may be of because one of the main characters have OCD and the book was very repetative. ...more
This is the 4th book in the Unfinished Hero series, however on reading it didn't even feel like the same series it started off so differently than theThis is the 4th book in the Unfinished Hero series, however on reading it didn't even feel like the same series it started off so differently than the previous book. Not that this is a bad thing it is just that the other guys like Knight, Raid and Creed only appeared in the book from about 85% onwards where before they have took a larger role in the story.
This once focuses on Deacon aka John Priest he's been mentioned in previous books and I have always been intrigued to find out more about him. He is a typic alpha male, head strong, protective and gorgeous. Kristen Ashley has a way of keeping you hooked on the story from start to finish and makes the book unravel almost as you make you way through it.
He meets the heroine Cassidy after she buys some cabins and decided to do them up as holiday lets. Deacon turns up to stay on and off for 6 years obviously trying to fight the connection they both have for each other.
Whilst I loved the chemistry with Deacon and Cassidy and enjoyed the book probably more than the previous ones, the dialogue sent me into a tail spin. If I have to hear the phrases 'He gets me' and 'I gave him that' 'he gave me that' 'go my god!' anymore I may loose my mind!! It was so repetitive, I probably wouldn't have noticed as much had a read the Kindle version instead of audio.
I will enjoy reading Sebring when it is published shortly but think I will give my ears time to recover....more
This book has been on my TBR lists forever! Having seen a preview of the TV show loosely based on the book I have been meaning to read it, as you knowThis book has been on my TBR lists forever! Having seen a preview of the TV show loosely based on the book I have been meaning to read it, as you know the book is usually better that the TV version. I have also read other series by the author and really enjoyed them.
Joanna Beauchamp and her daughters two daughters Freya and Ingrid reside in North Hampton, living a somewhat peaceful life until strange things keep happening in their town. All three are powerful witches and have been banished from using the craft. Until one day the ladies take their wands out of the attic (literally) and start using their magic again to help out people in the town with illnesses and love potions. But as always with magic comes scaremongering and the more strange things happen, the more fingers are pointed at the Beauchamp women and an age old mystery in unravelled.
The book finished on a real cliff hanger and I am dying to get my hands on the next book in the series to see what happens. I really enjoyed it! ...more