"Being here with you right now, in this place, makes me feel like it was just yesterday the two of us were here together making that promise for forev...more"Being here with you right now, in this place, makes me feel like it was just yesterday the two of us were here together making that promise for forever.” - LB
Tess Winters is ready to begin her new life. Little does she know though, that to go forward she'll have to go back.
Logan(Addison) has being waiting so long to meet Tess (Laylah) again.
One touch is all it takes for Tess to uncover her past. When Logan and Tess meet, their attraction is instant. The electricity that burns between them ignites even from the very first look, the very first touch.
Tess feels as if she knows Logan despite never having seen him before. Or so she thinks. That's when she starts dreaming about her past. Her dreams are so real to her that Tess is beginning to question everything. Will she get trapped in her past? Is Tess ready to face the truth? Because the thruth is out there and it's waiting for her...
This is the first book I read by Sherrie Wouters and I feel it's not going to be the last. Filled with mystery, suspense and a love big enough to last through eternity, Life Lived Twice will leave you wanting more (it surely left me).
What I loved about this book was how the author chose to present us Logan and Tess's story. We got to see their present lives and every once in a while we would get a glimpse(flashbacks) of their past ones. It was so incredible how everything seemed to fit together. It had such a nice flow.
The end though, it was something else. It was so unexpected and it ripped me apart. I loved, loved their story and I can't believe it ended so tragically!
All in all, the characters, both main and secondary, were amazing while the story was INCREDIBLE. Tess and Logan's love story was a bittersweet one and I feel lucky to have read it.
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"When I'm alone bad memories catch up to me. But when I'm near you, it feels like you protect me from the bad memories"
Under the moon is the first boo...more"When I'm alone bad memories catch up to me. But when I'm near you, it feels like you protect me from the bad memories"
Under the moon is the first book I read by Rose J. Bell and I can say that it won't be the last.
Selena is a wonderfull girl who endures a horrible accident. After losing someone she loved more than anything she lives with the memories. And as if the memories weren't bad enough she has to witness her loss every day just by looking in the mirror and the scars left by the accident.
Selena blames herself for the accident and feels she doesn't deserve to be happy. After the accident she has to care for her mother and brother by working the night shift. She has no life left or so she thinks...
When Selena meets Keenan, she feels that she doesn't deserve to be happy with anyone. Especially, somone like Keenan.
But Keenan isn't who Selena thinks he is. Keenan has his own guilt. After being involved in a horrible accident that took away someone he cared for and loved, he blames himself for it. So, he tries to help others in order to feel he's worth something.
When Selena and Keenan meet, they both know that they have to acknowledge the past and let it go so they can move forward. But can they really?
I really, really liked this book. I loved Keenan though. He was selfless and all he wanted was to see Selena smile again. He wants to show her that she's beautiful and to help her accept the past and move on. What he doen't count though, is him falling for her. Their relationship was amazing. They both had to live with so much pain and that made them stronger.
Under the moon is such a touching and emotional story. The characters were great, the story was incredible and it had a nice flow.
I totally recommend it!!!
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“After everything we’ve been through together, I hope you know by now that there will never be anyone else for me. "- Jay
Sensual Surrender is the seco...more“After everything we’ve been through together, I hope you know by now that there will never be anyone else for me. "- Jay
Sensual Surrender is the second book in the Serafina: Sin City Series. Katie Reus outdid herself. I loved the first book in the series but I fell in love with this one, I don't even know what my reaction will be regarding the third book in the series.
Elle is Wyatt's personal assistant. Those who have read the first book already know that their relationship was off the charts from the very beginning. They both cared for each other but none did something for it, until Jay had a terrible accident.
Jay works for Wyatt as a member of his security team and for The Serafina. He knows what his job entails and he's confident he can succeed. But Jay has a weakness, Elle.
Ellie has a secret. A secret that could cost her much. She has a hidden past that she'd kept from Jay, one that refuses to be buried any longer. When her past resurfaces she does the only thing she knows that will keep Jay safe, she runs. Jay knows something's wrong and he's determined to find out but will he be able to live with it???
I loved, loved, loved this book. Jay was an incredible hero, strong, determined, caring and above everything else a protector. Jay and Ellie had great chemistry and there's was a lot of action. Elle felt that she didn't deserve Jay but little did she know that for Jay, Elle was everything. They were such a loving couple. I can't say I agreed with some of her actions but knowing that everything she did, she did it with Jay in mind was what made me like her.
Although, it is a pretty short story it has a nice flow, filled with action, mystery and intrigue. I couldn't read it fast enough. The only thing that I hated was the length. It was too short (well that's not entirely true but for me every good romance seems short) I loved sooooo much Elle and Jay that I didn't want to leave them so soon!!!
Ellie: Right now I’m wearing that gray skirt suit you like so much.
Jay: You look like a naughty librarian in that thing.
Ellie: That’s why you like it so much?
Jay: I thought you knew.
Ellie: Tonight I’ll wear just the skirt and jacket.
I totally recommend this book and I'm looking forward to reading the next book in the series.
Note: Although, this book is part of a series it can be read as a stand alone.
**ARC Courtesy of the author in exchange for an honest review**
Here’s a little sneak peek from the upcoming Sensual Surrender!
As the other two men moved toward the parking lot, Jay turned Ellie so that she had to face him. Now that she was safe and he was able to touch her, the anger burning inside him pushed toward the surface. “We talk here or at home. Your choice.”
“No,” he said savagely. “I come home on a break to find a bullshit note from you, throwing away our relationship like it meant nothing, then I find out from Wyatt that you quit with no notice. You’re going to talk about whatever the fuck scared you enough to run. So you get a choice. Here. Or home.”
Shifting from one foot to the other and still not looking at him, she finally whispered, “Home.” (Sensual Surrender, 3/2/14)
“I never stopped loving you, Finn. Even when I wanted to hate you, I just couldn’t. Not truly. You stole part of my heart, damn you. And I don’t want...more“I never stopped loving you, Finn. Even when I wanted to hate you, I just couldn’t. Not truly. You stole part of my heart, damn you. And I don’t want it back. I don’t care what we have to face as long as we have each other’s backs." - Lyra
This book was soooooo intense!!!
Lyra is desperate and the only one who can help her, gave up on her long ago. Or so she thought...
Finn, the Alpha and leader of his pack, has never regretted a decision as much as he regrets giving up on Lyra. He let her go once, thinking he was protecting her but he's not willing to make the same mistake again. Lyra is back asking for his help in order to save her hybrid daughter, Vega, and Finn wants nothing more than to please her. What Finn doesn't realize is that Lyra is hiding something and once he learns her secrets everything is going to change...
Finn will do anything to protect what's his and he's ready to kill anyone to protect his family...
I really really liked Darkness Awakened ! Ever since I saw the it at Katie's website I knew I was going to love it (how could I not since it's written by Katie Reus?). The story was amazing and it had a nice flow. I loved the way the author chose to present us the events in the book. We would get a taste of their past and things would get back to the time being so naturally.
What I loved the most though, were the secondary characters. Vega, of course, wasn't like your average teen, strong, stubborn and determined to find what she's looking for . Gabriel, Finn's guardian and friend was such a loyal and protective friend. And last but not least, Drake, the dragon (loved him) and Victoria, a pack member and a healer, were such an incredible combination. Hope we see more of them (pls pls pls)!!!
All in all, I totally liked this book and I highly recommend.
*ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review*
“The rules are different with you. Everything is different with you.”
Let me just start by saying that Mine to Hold is my FAVOURITE book in the serie...more “The rules are different with you. Everything is different with you.”
Let me just start by saying that Mine to Hold is my FAVOURITE book in the series!!!!
I loved the electricity between Noah and Claire! Even in Mine to Keep we could see that there was something between them. A pull, chemistry call it as you want but was soooo scorching hot...
Claire needs a break. From life! Having nowhere and no one else to go to she grabs the only choice she has, Noah. Noah has been waiting a long time for Claire to come to him and now that he's got her, he's not willing to let her go! Determined to start her life anew Claire is eager to try playing the game called "Life" again. But her past won't let her...
The only thing Noah wants is to protect her. To give her the life she deserves and should have always had. Noah is ready to finally give himself but fear is keeping them both back!
"He hadn’t been afraid, not since his parents had died. Even when he’d been battling the enemy—in ice, in sand, in the dankest forest he’d ever imagined—Noah hadn’t been afraid.
But I was scared when she was so still on that sidewalk. Fear had come back then, and he wouldn’t forget the feel of its icy claws raking into him."
Mine to Hold was trully a startling story. It has action, love, fear, passion everything mixed so amazingly together. I think that's one of the reasons I loved their story sooooo much. The other reason is their pasts. Noah and Claire were so alike that it broke my heart to see what these two people had to go through..
The thing I hated the most about this book was, Claire's constant running. I understand that she had trust issues but I thought being with Noah would help her get over them! Apart from that the whole book was perfect.
"She loves me.”
“Yes, I figured that one out pretty fast.”
“I love her.”
“That one was obvious, too,”
In this book we see characters from the previous books in the series such as Trace and Skye, who are sooooooooo happy (they so deserve it) and Drake. I was so surprised when I saw him and then I thought "He has a reason to be here" and he did but then I was so disappointed because I waited for a HEA for him as well. Please Cynthia write a book about him. Everyone got their HEA except him, it's so unfair, he was so saddddddd... :(
I can't say it enough but this book was BRILLIANT. I just hope we see more of Claire and Noah (maybe a small novela???)...
*Copy provided by the author via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review*
"It's you and me. Us. Forever. No secrets and no lies."
Wow! The sequel to Mine to Take was as incredible as the first one!
Skye and Trace are trying to...more"It's you and me. Us. Forever. No secrets and no lies."
Wow! The sequel to Mine to Take was as incredible as the first one!
Skye and Trace are trying to move on. Ever since Skye's abduction, things haven't been easy for them, but if there's a thing they both know is that together they can get past anything. Skye is ready to bury the past and face the future with Trace at her side, but what she doesn't know is that the past can't always stay buried!
Trace has been hiding things from her. Keeping Skye safe is his top priority! When Skye discovers one of Trace's secrets she can't but feel betrayed. Has Trace made the right decision by hidding the past or will the past cost him their future???
His only weakness is her and his enemies know it.
I really love the way Cynthia writes. She's such a talented author and knows how to keep you on the edge of your seat! There are so many twists to this book that, you may think you know what is going to happen but it happens exactly the opposite. That's one of the things I liked about it.
The other thing, were the secondary characters.Let me just tell you that it was so hard not to suspect everyone! In this book we get to know Reese "better", we see Alex in action and we meet some new characters (some of which I TOTALLY loved). I can't say HOW MUCH I LOVED Claire and Noah. They both had horrible pasts and yet they managed to survive and come to be two strong characters! They were trully amazing and I can't wait to read their story Mine to Hold coming out in October. Here's one of my favouite scenes:
"You're the grief - stricken sister that I'm supposed to be watching? I thought you needed a guard. No one told me you were so....Violent." - Noah
I highly recommend this book!
*Note: This book isn't a stand-alone! Before reading it make sure you read the first book in the series, Mine to Take .
**ARC courtesy of the author via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review