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Platinum (All that Glitters #3)

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Cheating is my hard limit.

The only thing I truly fear.

My heart was shattered once before, and I swore it would never happen again. This time I chose the safe guy who wouldn’t destroy me. Turns out…they don’t exist.

So when the sexiest Brit I’ve ever met dances right into my life, I offer him a one night stand. No strings attached. My perfect rebound, with zero chance of bet
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Published February 16th 2016 by K.A. Linde Inc.
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Christy
5 stars!



After the shocking way Emeralds ended, and seeing Trihn in the other books, I was anxious to read Platinum. I wasn’t sure how things would go for her, but this book more than exceeded my expectations. Let me give you just a bit of a warning here- once you start this book, make sure you have a clear calendar because you won't be able to stop reading! I read this one cover to cover and lost lots of sleep one night because I couldn’t put it down!

After the heartbreak of Trihn’s first love,
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Jennifer Kyle
Feb 16, 2016 Jennifer Kyle rated it really liked it
Shelves: arcs
3.5 ~ 3.75 STARS

”I am not a puppet, and you no longer control me. I pull my own strings.”

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In the prior book of this series, Emeralds, Trihn fled the toxic situation between herself, Preston and her sister, Lydia to a college across the country in Las Vegas. Now among the characters of the first book of this series, she has a girl group and has settled into a relationship with a guy named Neal. Neal’s not what her friends have envisioned for her and though she’s destroyed when she's dumped by hi
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Beverly
Feb 12, 2016 Beverly rated it really liked it
I swear, Linde knows how to put me on the edge and give me heart palpations like no one else. I swear the anxiety she gives me isn’t normal, but I get so addicted to her stories I have to read them. In true Linde fashion, Platinum is full of angst and will have you dying to turn the page, so be prepared to stay up to finish it!

We first met Trinh in Emeralds and my heart immediately broke for her. You don’t have to read Emeralds first, but I highly recommend it so you can get the backstory and un
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Polly
Feb 16, 2016 Polly rated it it was amazing
Shelves: top-fav, beta
5 DJ Loving stars!!

This is hands down not only the best book of this series but the best book K.A. has ever written. I can hear all the Jack lovers gasping is shock now, but it's TRUE!!

We left off in Emeralds with Trihn being heartbroken and ready to start her new life in Vegas. Since then she's a play it safe kind of girl. Her boyfriend is a douche but she puts up with it because he's "safe".

Enter Damon. *sigh*
He's a popular DJ that spins at the club they all frequent. He has his sight set o
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Michelle
Jan 23, 2016 Michelle rated it it was amazing
Can I start off with a declaration of love to Mrs. Linde? Okay. So I’m head over heels in love with this woman. Her words. The emotion. The way she causes you to feel strung out. Waiting in anticipation, sick to your stomach... just waiting for the other shoe to drop.

Platinum is the continuation of the All That Glitters Series that focuses on Trihn’s story (Emeralds should be read first). Trust. It’s not something that Trihn gives easily, if at all. She’s been burned once... and now twice. But
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Brit
Advance Readers Copy (ARC) provided for my blog for an honest review from the lovely author K.A Linde via blog tour.

Title: Platinum
Series: All That Glitter, #3
Author: K.A. Linde
Genre: Contemporary
Age Group: New Adult
Point of View: Third
Release Date: February 16th, 2016
Date Read: February 9th, 2016
Overall Rating: 4 Stars

K.A Linde is a genius at writing. This book made me get out of book funk that has lasted me for about three weeks. What really surprised me was that I related to this book more t
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Reanell Tisdale
Aug 17, 2016 Reanell Tisdale rated it it was amazing
5 Stars!

Holy FREAKING WOW! K.A. Linde's writing NEVER fails me. Never. With Platinum it was no exception.

What I loved most about Platinum was not only was it just as angsty as only K.A. Writes, but it was so different as well. The angst is different with Trihn and Damon. My stomach was in knots and my heart was in my throat for pretty much the entire book. I'm an #AngstLover so of course her writing is one of my favorites.

There's so much I want to say but don't want to spoil anything so I'll h
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Karen Mc ~ *Bookalicious Babes Blog*
Platinum, the latest story in the incredible All That Glitters saga by K.A. Linde, danced its way into my heart where the music played a mesmerizing melody, never skipping a beat, as this beautiful and brilliant book was in perfect synchronization with my soul. My pulse pounded like a drum as this sensational story seduced me, drawing me in from the very first fabulous page and never letting go until the enticing end.

Beautiful Trihinity ‘Trihn’ Hamilton is back and better than ever! In Emeralds
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Jo
Jan 10, 2016 Jo rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, beta, fbbf
If you're desperate for Trihn to get her happily ever after, this is the book for you.

If you love a perfect Brit, Damon is the man for you.

I'm British myself and he still made me swoon!!

Full review to come on release.
Yanilsa Griffin~BFD Bookblog
Feb 15, 2016 Yanilsa Griffin~BFD Bookblog rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-reviews
*ARC provided in exchange for an honest review*

I was super stoked to get the opportunity to review this book because I have mad love for the author and her angsty way of writing. I had not read all of the books in the series, so I reached out and asked if I could read as a stand alone. I was encouraged to read Emeralds before reading Platinum, and I am so glad I did, because I don't think I would have gotten the root of the story. That being said, I think that I did miss some of the nuisances of
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Jessica  (Angie & Jessica's Dreamy Reads)
3.5 STARS

I really had to step away and process before I could write a review for Platinum, something I rarely do. It's usually immediately clear what I thought as soon as I close the last page and this book needed some reflection.

Here are some things I know for sure... Platinum is a delicious combination of quintessential KA Linde angst, characters that I REALLY loved, and some super hot steamy scenes. As far as the All That Glitters series goes, Platinum is one of the most memorable books in t
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Willow Brooks
Mar 20, 2016 Willow Brooks rated it liked it
***Arc kindly received from the author for an honest review.***

This book was actually a really sweet romance. Trinh has had enough with failing relationships. She refused to allow her heart to become involved with anymore men in her life. I'm sure you already know how that idea turned out.

This book was well written although the story was just a little too sweet for my taste. To be honest, this felt like a young adult read with plenty of sexy times.

Damon was hot and amazing. I loved his charact
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Miep at The Review Loft
Feb 16, 2016 Miep at The Review Loft rated it it was amazing
I didn't want it to end!
JMV
Mar 10, 2016 JMV rated it really liked it
Shelves: author-review
Received from the author for a honest review. I have this really bad habit that when I see a book to be reviewed by an author I like, I sign up right away. So when one of my favorite author, K A Linde had a book to review, I jumped on it. Now when the book is the third in a series, I feel obligated to read the first two books before I review this one. Reading All that Glitter's (Diamond & Gold) first helped and I'm glad I read them but it isn't necessary. Where those were Bryna story, this i ...more
Richelle Robinson
Feb 15, 2016 Richelle Robinson rated it really liked it
4 Angsty Stars

So we finally get the conclusion to Trihn's story. I'm normally used to the lead female being strong and secure but Trihn is the complete opposite. She has a lot of trust and insecurity issues due to her past relationships. During a girls night she meets Damon and everything changes. I loved the way Damon showed and proved he wasn't like the other guys. The way he showed his love, support and devotion was absolutely amazing. He's my number two after Brady Maxwell (For The Record S
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Stacey
Mar 02, 2016 Stacey rated it it was amazing
This was my first introduction to K.A. Linde. I was not disappointed and she will be added to my ever increasing, list of favourite authors! From the very first words on the page she had me lured in! This story was breath-taking and heart pounding and left me wanting more!

Trihnity Hamilton moved to Las Vegas a couple of years ago looking for a fresh start and to escape her cheating boyfriend. Life is good until she finds herself in the same predicament that brought her to Las Vegas! After break
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D
Feb 07, 2016 D rated it really liked it
Really enjoying this series. Trinhity's (Trinh) story fits right in with the young college girls experiencing first loves, first heartbreaks, and finding out who they are that this series has been all about.
I love Trinh's character in that although she is well-off and has had a privileged life, she wants to do things on her own merit and hard work. While vulnerable in ways of the heart, she is confident in her intelligence and what she has accomplished and can accomplish. She speaks up for herse
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Anjee
Feb 16, 2016 Anjee rated it really liked it
We have another great romance with Trihn and Damon. It was nice seeing Trihn grow from the person she was to the person she became. We finally get to see her stand up to Neal because let's face it he was not for her. After trying to move on from that disaster, she meets Damon. Things become pretty intense for them, and since everything is still a little bit fresh in her mind with what happened with her ex-boyfriend, she has some major trust issues to overcome with Damon. Without spoiling the who ...more
Alicia Schaefer
Feb 03, 2016 Alicia Schaefer rated it it was amazing
Absolutely fabulous book <3 I'll admit I have yet to read the earlier books in the series and was glad this could be read as a standalone. Now I clearly have some catching up to do!? I fell in love with the characters, completely sucked into this book from page one. Without sharing too much... Damon, he was an absolute rock... yet I could completely understand where Trihn's insecurities came from. I was on the end of my seat, heart pounding in my chest... unable to put it down. Beautify story ...more
Christy
Jan 30, 2016 Christy rated it it was amazing
After Emeralds I could not wait for Trihn’s story and this did not disappoint. After all she had been through she had written off love and didn’t ever think she could trust again.
But as a certain British, swoony man, entered her life she had a choice to make. Would she take that blind leap of faith and trust that her heart was in the right hands or would she let her past control her future? I found Trihn to be so relatable. I mean I’ve been there. It’s not fun, it’s not pretty. The growth that h
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Indy
Mar 13, 2016 Indy rated it liked it
ARC kindly received in exchange for an honest review
3.5 star read

I was thankful to have received an advanced copy of Platinum. I had previously read some books of Ms.Linde with 3-4 star frequency, but had not yet read one within this series. Was thankful that for the most part this can be read as a standalone.

What I liked the most was how devoted, genuine and sincere the hero Damon was in this book. He was as described with no nefarious pasts or flaws. He was steadfast when events and charact
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Kapri
Mar 01, 2016 Kapri rated it really liked it
3.7 stars
*ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review*

This book could be read as a stand-alone. Reading Emeralds could give you more background, though.



In this book, we start with Trihn settled into a relationship with Neal, a guy who is not what Trihn's friends envisioned for her, and just when he returns from a trip their relationship ends which cause Trihn, pressed by her friends, to look for the rebound guy which turns out to be a very attractive British guy named Damon wh
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Andie Long
Mar 15, 2016 Andie Long rated it liked it
This was my first book by K A Linde and I wondered how it would read being book 4 in the series. It stated it could be read as a standalone and that was indeed the case. Kyla's style of writing is lovely. I fell straight into the book. Damon was a fantastically written character. The side story of Trihn's relationship with her sister grabbed my attention. All in all it was an enjoyable book.

Where it fell down for me was firstly how many times Trihn questioned Damon. I get she had trust issues bu
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TLBC
Mar 13, 2016 TLBC added it
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My Review: (copy provided)
3 stars


I liked this book but I really wanted to love it. Damon and Trihnity's relationship felt very rushed. I wanted to get that off the charts chemistry and connection but unfortunately I didn't. I really liked the premise of the story. I liked both H and h but I just wanted more. I 100% understood her insecurities and jealousy with her relationships. I did think the Preston issue should've been addressed more and earlier in the
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Leah
Feb 14, 2016 Leah rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2016-favorites
Review to come! This was amazing!!
Anaïs
This review was originally posted on Fifty Shades of Books

3 out of 5 Stars

*** ARC granted in exchange for an honest review ***


Platinum was my first book by K.A. Linde, and I have graciously been granted an ARC of this title through Goodreads.

Platinum is the story of Trihnity Hamilton (aka Trihn), a fashion design student and ex-model, with a bad history of being cheated on by her boyfriends of the past. Incidentally, straight after her latest breakup, she meets sexy Brit Damon Stone, who regu
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Brandi
Mar 17, 2016 Brandi rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2016
I really liked Platinum. I haven't read any of the other books in the series so I am unable to compare this book to the others. Trihn started out really having a hard time trusting Damon. Her past had really made her assume guys were going to break her heart and throw her to the wolves. I love how Damon knew that upfront and didn't make her feel bad for her insecurities. He seemed to always follow up his words of love and alliance with his actions as well.

One of the things I really enjoyed in t
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Maria Angie Mendoza
Feb 16, 2016 Maria Angie Mendoza rated it it was amazing
This is my first read in this series, but it did not take away from the story. In fact I'm now interested in reading the rest of the books in this series as they were so good, and I loved the characters. Platinum is a heartwarming, touching story of Trihn, and her uphill battle in finding and keeping love. She's been lied to and cheated on and dumped by losers, so trusting a guy is not her strong suit. When she approaches DJ Damon for a rebound hookup, he tells her he's only interested in a rela ...more
Mary Ruth (TheReadingRuth)
*An e-ARC was graciously given by the author in exchange for an honest review*

"You’re the reason for it all. You’re my platinum girl, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.”


The. Best. Book. In. The. Series!!!!

K.A. Linde always knows how to put me on my toes! From the very first book of this series, I've been put under the I-think-this-book-will-ruin me state every freaking time. But with Platinum , Miss Kyla just totally swept me off my feet. Trihn was a different streak and I love th
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Christa
Mar 25, 2016 Christa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc
***Received an ARC copy in exchange for an honest review***

Platinum begins with Trihn being with her asshole boyfriend Neal, who know of her friends like. You learn early on that things are not going to end well and Trihn is once again hurt by a guy she thought she could trust. So what’s the best way to get over heartbreak? To find a seriously hot guy to have a sexy rebound with, and that’s exactly what she does with the sexy as hell British DJ, Damon. But Damon refuses to be Trihn’s rebound guy
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