31. kol 2012.

Wilde's Fire (Darkness Falls #1) by Krystal Wade

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Book summary:

"There is no pain in this death, only peace, knowing I am going to die with the one I love the most." - Katriona Wilde. Katriona Wilde has never wondered what it would feel like to have everything she's ever known and loved ripped away, but she is about to find out. When she inadvertently leads her sister and best friend through a portal into a world she's dreamed of for six years, she finds herself faced with more than just the frightening creatures in front of her. Kate's forced to accept a new truth: her entire life has been a lie, and those closest to her have betrayed her. What's worse, she has no control over her new future, and it's full of magic and horrors from which nightmares are made. Will Kate discover and learn to control who she really is in time to save the ones she loves, or will all be lost?

     Recently I decided to read those books that I've got from NetGalley. Yes I'm one of those who request books and then leave it there for a while. This one I requested really long time ago and now I've finally read it. I actually have no idea what to say about the book so if review sucks blame me. 

      Wilde's Fire seems really interesting when you read the blurb. For me it was something new and I was looking forward to it. All in all this book was really something new and interesting for me, but there were few things that I didn't like. First I like this whole portal thing, it was cool! Also new world and creatures were interesting part of it. Basically all paranormal aspects of the story I liked. The problem were other things. Like for example this instant love. Ah it was sooo predictable that when I first came across her dreams I knew they'd be so much in love. I didn't buy it or I couldn't feel it. Another thing is Kate - she is so confusing. I didn't know whether I should hug her or yell at her. At some point she was so bad-ass character, strong and fierce and next she was sobbing all over the place. But other characters were good, especially Flanna. 

     So I liked the whole concept of the story and it was interesting. For the next one, we'll see about it. We'll see...

Until the next time, 
***NOTE: Copy of this book is kindly provided by publisher, Curiosity Quills Press, via NetGalley. I'm not paid for writing this review - I do it as a lover of written word. All opinions in this review are personal.

30. kol 2012.

Saving June by Hannah Harrington

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Book summary:

‘If she’d waited less than two weeks, she’d be June who died in June. But I guess my sister didn’t consider that.’

Harper Scott’s older sister has always been the perfect one so when June takes her own life a week before her high school graduation, sixteen-year-old Harper is devastated. Everyone’s sorry, but no one can explain why.

When her divorcing parents decide to split her sister’s ashes into his-and-her urns, Harper takes matters into her own hands. She’ll steal the ashes and drive cross-country with her best friend, Laney, to the one place June always dreamed of going, California.

Enter Jake Tolan. He’s a boy with a bad attitude, a classic-rock obsession and nothing in common with Harper’s sister. But Jake had a connection with June, and when he insists on joining them, Harper’s just desperate enough to let him. With his alternately charming and infuriating demeanour and his belief that music can see you through anything, he might be exactly what she needs.

Except June wasn’t the only one hiding something. Jake’s keeping a secret that has the power to turn Harper’s life upside down again.

     You may already know that I'm huge book lover, but you also may or may not know that I'm rock music lover so when you put those things together in a book there is no friggin way for me not to adore it. So you already know I adore this book. 
     After her sister died Harper is struggling. She has no idea why her sister did that to herself. Not only her sister is gone but her family as well. Trying to struggle with growing up and discovering the truth, she is also determinate to do one last thing for her sister. Even after Jake is joining her and Laney to something that turned out to be road trip she still needs to find herself. Traveling cross country she discovers herself and the world around her. This book is not only the book about Harper finding the truth. This is book about growing up and also this book is full of honesty. Characters are strong and alive so you can easily join them. Not to mention that Jake has awesome taste in music which automatically puts him high on my fictional boys crush list. Or to use Glass' words into my harem. 
     I always complain how I couldn't "feel" some books but there are also some that you not only feel you live through them. This is one of those. So as you can already guess huge 5 starts for this book. 

    One last thing. Jake said that once he'd play this song but he didn't. This might not be my promise to keep, but somehow I feel like I should. Without further ado enjoy

Until the next time, 

29. kol 2012.

Waiting on Wednesday (#7)

It's Wednesday and it means Waiting on Wednesday. It's a meme created by Breaking the Spine and every Wednesday we pick book that we cannot wait to read. So enjoy.

Glass' pick

Parker Shelton pretty much has the perfect life. She’s on her way to becoming valedictorian at Hundred Oaks High, she’s made the all-star softball team, and she has plenty of friends. Then her mother’s scandal rocks their small town and suddenly no one will talk to her.
Now Parker wants a new life.So she quits softball. Drops twenty pounds. And she figures why kiss one guy when she can kiss three? Or four. Why limit herself to high school boys when the majorly cute new baseball coach seems especially flirty?
But how far is too far before she loses herself completely?

 Expected publication: October 1st, 2012

 Tanja's pick

When your average, 16-year old loser, Scott Tyler, meets the beautiful and mysterious Aubrey Jones, he learns he's not so average after all. He's a 'Shifter'. And that means he has the power to undo any decision he's ever made. At first, he thinks the power to shift is pretty cool. But as his world starts to unravel around him he realises that each time he uses his power, it has consequences; terrible unforeseen consequences. Shifting is going to get him killed. In a world where everything can change with a thought, Scott has to decide where he stands.

Expected publication: September 4th, 2012

We both picked

She won’t rest until she’s sent every walking corpse back to its grave. Forever.
Had anyone told Alice Bell that her entire life would change course between one heartbeat and the next, she would have laughed. From blissful to tragic, innocent to ruined? Please. But that’s all it took. One heartbeat. A blink, a breath, a second, and everything she knew and loved was gone.
Her father was right. The monsters are real…
To avenge her family, Ali must learn to fight the undead. To survive, she must learn to trust the baddest of the bad boys, Cole Holland. But Cole has secrets of his own, and if Ali isn’t careful, those secrets might just prove to be more dangerous than the zombies….

  Expected publication:September 25th, 2012

 Until the next time,


28. kol 2012.

Tanja's Top Ten Tuesday - Top Ten Bookish Confessions

As you know Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish where every Tuesday we pick top ten books on certain topic. This week the task it Top Ten Bookish Confessions. I'm not sure I'll make 10, but I shall try.

1. I hate audio books. I tried to listen one once, and never again. I can't focus.

2. I kind of judge book by its cover. Well not every time, but when I have two books to read, the one with prettiest cover will go first.

3. I request books at NetGalley even though I hate reading on my laptop. I just can't resist it. I must read a book as soon as it's on NG and I can't possibly wait to be published.

4. More than once I returned book to the library without opening it. No need to explain.

5. I gave 5 stars to Twilight saga. Don't hate me, but I read them when I was like 14.

6. You need to be careful with my books. I borrowed one of my books to my friend and she returned it to me with one page ripped out. I was so pissed of. I probably still am.

7. I loved Nicholas Sparks' books. Young and naive.

8. I never read reviews before I read the book. Sometimes I even like some review without reading it, but I read them eventually.

9. This one will be hard to explain. Few years ago a book was published by paparazzi here. It told about all scandals without naming people or starts (I won't go into details but they don't deserve to be called that). I utterly hated it and everyone in my class wanted to read it. So one day I found that book (yes it was one copy which everyone read) and trow it away. They though it was lost and few days later they got new one. Our teacher found that one and took it. The same day they brought new one. So yeah all 35 (it was 36 of us in my class) read it, of course you know who is that one person. Me, of course. For the record only 7 of them read Crime and Punishment.

10. I can't believe I'm saying this. Actually no one knows for this. But I've read 50 Shades of Gray. Skimmed is better word than read (curiosity is strange thing). I hate it. That's why I want to forget it.

I can't believe it, but I actually have ten confessions. Wow, I'm impressed.

Until the next time,

26. kol 2012.

Point of Retreat (Slammed #2) by Colleen Hoover

Book summary:

"Hardships and heartache brought them together…now it will tear them apart. 
Layken and Will have proved their love can get them through anything; until someone from Will’s past re-emerges, leaving Layken questioning the very foundation on which their relationship was built. Will is forced to face the ultimate challenge…how to prove his love for a girl who refuses to stop ‘carving pumpkins."

What Glass thought about it...

     I am going to be most wanted on the hate list of all fangirls out there because of what I'm about to write.

     Point of Retreat was completely unnecessary book.

     I believe that it would be better if Colleen Hoover left Will's and Lake's story as it was in Slammed. This was just using success she had with her first novel. Of course that everyone who read Slammed will want to see what's going to happen in Point of Retreat. (If I read once more "This was butterflying amazing!", I will burn something down.)

     Will's POV would be a big no - it was unrealistic. That is not male's brain. Dear authors, do not, I repeat, do not write from opposed sex point of view if you are not absolutely sure that you can get in their heads. Don't do this if you first haven't done your research - read the books, talk with people until you bore them to death, find psychologists, social workers, teachers, parents, grandparents and the most important thing: men.

     Point of Retreat is, to put it simple, story about sex (not having sex, actually), car accidents and teen-wannabe-adults. As I wrote for the first book, this is see life through big pink glasses type of story with every drama you can imagine mixed with it. Their lives are falling apart but all is peachy in the peachyland. Plot has too many loose ends and sometimes I thought that author forgot how she "made" her characters in the first book. This is not Will from Slammed! Or Eddie! One moment they all are acting like immature idiots and in the other they are all serious And the ending?! Just to make something clear - they are nineteen!!!

     But to be honest with you, I found Point of Retreat really cute and mindless read. It's perfect when you need something to escape real life: its cruelty, grayness, unfairness, disappointments, when you need something that will give you that fake sense of hope. My review would be all rainbows and flowers and ohs and ahs if I had read this book just a year ago, but I guess that I crushed my big pink glasses a long time ago.

What Tanja thought about it...

      Me and Glass have closer views of this book than we had on the first one. Slammed was something that I didn't expect. Not the story itself but my reaction on the story. Point of Retreat wasn't that much. I mean the story was still good and it still had emotions, but it was not it. I must admit one thing Colleen really knows how to write a story with feelings and that's an amazing thing, cause that's what I mostly miss in the books. The problem here is that I expected much more, because of the Slammed.
       I won't repeat this about Will's POV and story been focused on sex cause I totally agree! I have one more thing that I couldn't help noticing - Slammed was so easy and quick to read, something always happened, but here I was waiting almost half of the book to get there. I got the feeling like the first story was created in the author's mind for years and Point of Retread in months. I missed slams and lyrics of The Avett Brothers at the beginning of every chapter.

      This will maybe sound cruel but without Kiersten and Sherry this book would be total disappointment! They bough so much joy in this book! Not only because of butterfly thing, but also they was something new and funny.

      I'll say that I still have my pink glasses and wear them from time to time. In this case I'll put them on, cause if I compared this book with the first one I'd give it three stars but then again if I compared it with another books on my four stars list it will for sure go there.

Until the next time,


*NOTE: Copy of this book ia kindly provided by publisher, Simon & Schuster, via NetGalley. We're not paid for writing this review - we do it as lovers of written word. All opinions in this book are personal. 

25. kol 2012.

Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry (Tanja's review)

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Book summary:

No one knows what happened the night Echo Emerson went from popular girl with jock boyfriend to gossiped-about outsider with "freaky" scars on her arms. Even Echo can't remember the whole truth of that horrible night. All she knows is that she wants everything to go back to normal.But when Noah Hutchins, the smoking-hot, girl-using loner in the black leather jacket, explodes into her life with his tough attitude and surprising understanding, Echo's world shifts in ways she could never have imagined. They should have nothing in common. And with the secrets they both keep, being together is pretty much impossible.

Yet the crazy attraction between them refuses to go away. And Echo has to ask herself just how far they can push the limits and what she'll risk for the one guy who might teach her how to love again.

        To show you how much we love this book we'll post two reviews of it. Kidding, I waited too long to read this book but yes we both really loved this book.

       A month or so ago my girl Glass posted her review of this book. If you haven't read it then go and check it out. When she explained to me how much she loved it that was the clue for me to read it. It took me too long to do so and now I can partly regret it cause this book is really great and partly not cause it seems that I'm in this contemporary mood lately.

       Do I have to tell you anything more about this book? Glass described it perfectly. At the beginning this book reminded me of some other contemporary books, but soon enough you see that this book has its story for you to love. Echo and Noah are couple you can only love. Their love story will make you laugh, cry and mostly feel, but also I like it cause they don't say those three little words as soon as possible. I also like the dual POV in this book. You can understand them both and feel for them both.

     To use those words that Katie says about reading the book until the cover falls of. I'll be one of them as well, but I'll be careful cause I believe you don't want to ruin this perfection (of course those who have it *sigh*)

So shiny five starts from me

Until the next time,

*NOTE: Copy of this book is kindly provided by publisher, Harlequin, via NetGalley. I'm not paid to write a review - I do it for free as a lover of written word. All opinions in this review are personal.

24. kol 2012.

Slammed by Colleen Hoover

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Book summary:
"Following the unexpected death of her father, eighteen-year-old Layken is forced to be the rock for both her mother and her younger brother. Outwardly, she appears resilient and tenacious, but inwardly, she’s losing hope.
One young man brings change to all of this. After moving across the country, Layken meets her attractive twenty-one-year-old neighbor who has an intriguing passion for slams. Within days of their introduction, Will and Layken form an intense connection, leaving Layken with a renewed sense of hope. Not long after a heart-stopping first date, they are slammed to the core when a shocking revelation forces their new relationship to a sudden halt. Daily interactions become impossibly painful as they struggle to find a balance between the feelings that pull them together and the forces that tear them apart."
What Glass thought about it...

     First, there are few things you'll have to find before you start to read Slammed.
  1. Phone number of your favorite pizza place in town. I promise that you will get hungry, especially after one delicious description.
  2. Chocolate milk on the ice!
  3. Your favorite Johnny Deep movie.
  4. Box of paper tissues - you'll be so sappy after few parts.
  5. Something to smash against your wall (but make sure it's something you won't miss or cause yelling-fest with your mother) - you'll need it in absence of real thing/person to smack.
  6. And finally this - The Avett Brothers. To make it easier for you, we already made playlist on YouTube, so just click on the link below. Yeah, they look weird. Yes, we didn't hear about them before too. We don't like them that much, but The Avett Brothers have some killer lyrics. 
Oh, we need P. S.

P. S.  7.   If you don't know what is slam poetry go to Wikipedia, Poetry Slam, Inc. and watch this movies: Shackles and Slam.

     Now that you're prepared, let's get down to business. I've been reading and listening about this book for a while, but what finally made me read it was one of my girlfriend's recommendation and news about Simon and Schuster publishing Slammed.
     After first two chapters my reaction was something like this: "Okay, I really don't get all the hype. I'm even pissed off."  I turned off my Kindle and went to sleep thinking that I'll probably be The Girl Who Hated It. Next morning I picked it up again. And then I read chapter three. All that gushing, swooning and fangirling became much more clear. Hey, it is every high school girl wet dream! So, I've decided to push my doubts away and give it a shot. I liked it. Kind of.
     Slammed is one of those books which I rate with mixed feelings. I love them, but they annoy me. I'll be honest and admit that I wouldn't think twice about it if there weren't a slam poetry. That was original move. Everything else was already seen.
     My biggest plus was Lake's best friend, Eddie - she's the most amazing character in the whole book.
     Remember that I told you to find something to smash against the wall? You'll need it after you read ending. It was a little bit rushed and over the top - it reminded me on the '90s teen movies. Don't get me wrong - I love those. After all, I am the '90s teen, but it's just that I expected different kind of ending after all of the comments I had read.
     In the end, everything comes to this - I had too big expectations and I thought it would be much darker story. It really isn't. Slammed is a big-pink-glasses type of story about life. It will be perfect choice for everyone who enjoyed Callum & Harper by Fisher Amelie, Sophie and Carter by Chelsea Fine and Collision Course by S.C. Stephens.

What Tanja thought about it...

     I really love my girl Glass and we mostly agree about books but there are some things that we don't agree about. Like for example she always reads blurbs and other reviews and I never do that (especially when like in this case some of my girlfriends recommend me the book). I do understand and know that most of the people do so, but as always I'm not most of the people. I don't read them cause I always create the story in my head and mostly end up disappointed cause it's not as good, only some manage to really surprise me. I can't give you good advise what to do, cause you know the best.
    First thing is sure - I really loved this book. From the beginning. Even though some thing were so predictable like this love between main characters but let's be real and say that most of the book start this way. What I like is that this story is unpredictable at some point, you could guess that something bad would happen but not what exactly. I also love how people learn about life and death in this book and mostly how they use slam for that. Beside main characters I love Eddie and Nick, this guy Nick had me in stitches few times. I actually agree with Glass here about the end. I expected something totally different after I saw that there was the sequel, but anyway I didn't mind it so much. The thing I like the most are feelings in this book. I could use few paragraphs to explain them but someone smarter than me wrote this:

     There is nothing else to add. I loved this book and I can't wait to read the sequel.

Until the next time,


*NOTE: Copy of this book is kindly provided by publisher, Simon & Schuster, via NetGalley. We're not paid for writing this review - we do it as lovers of written word. All opinions in this review are personal.

23. kol 2012.

Seduced in the Dark (The Dark Duet #2) by CJ Roberts


Release date:
September 1st, 2012

Book summary:

"What is the price of redemption?
Rescued from sexual slavery by a mysterious Pakistani officer, Caleb carries the weight of a debt that must be paid in blood.
The road has been long and fraught with uncertainty, but for Caleb and Livvie, it’s all coming to an end.
Can he surrender the woman he loves for the sake of vengeance?
Or will he make the ultimate sacrifice?"

Run! Hide! Zemira is writing review!
(Just kidding!)

     I am going to tell you a little story. It’s about a girl (me) who got pissed off at the thought two of my best friends enjoy BDSM books. I asked myself - what kind of person enjoys spanking, blindfolding, handcuffs and the rest of those kinky things. I was PISSED but they kept on reading them more and more. This, of course, made my blood boil.  So, after several months of daily torture (I swear, those things were feeding them. Nothing was more important than a new dom and the next dominatrix) I stumbled upon a review with this pretty girl who has blunt bangs (they are not a good look for me but it doesn’t stop me from wanting it), read the blurb and decided to read it to prove everyone how awful these books really are. But my wish was not granted.  Sure, I was cringing right from the start. I was begging Caleb to stop and just let Olivia go but that didn’t happen. I was frustrated and angry because she put up with everything he did. But then again, there were also some parts where I wanted to be Olivia. In the end I was really pleased with the outcome- a 4 star review. After reading so many books that made my eyes roll all of the freaking time, Captive in the Dark was a breath of fresh whip.

     A big thank you goes to the wonderful and talented author, CJ Roberts who offered me and eARC for her second book- Seduced in the Dark, which continued to shock me with to the core.

     You are dying to know what happens next, right? Well, I am not going to spoil it. Everyone should read this book for themselves. However, I will address this was a huge mindfuck. The master, king, tsar of the mindfucks.  It should come with the warning: restlessness, possible nervous breakdown, extreme hair pulling. Those were my symptoms; new ones will pop up after the release date, I am sure of it.

     Olivia (Kitten, Livvy and ….) is trying to persuade Caleb to run away with her and stop this vendetta against the Russian mobster. If there was such a thing as crying machine I am sure she would be it. She cries all the time-when she’s happy and sad. I can’t say I blame her. I would probably sob like a maniac if something like that happened to me. Maybe even harm myself. Who knows?

     Caleb is struggling to balance his devotion to Rafiq and his connection to Livvy. I liked him since the very start, even though he is a killer, kidnapper or simply, a monster. Can anyone be redeemed? Does anyone deserve a second chance? I wish I could say more about his character, but I can’t because everything I have to say will reveal some part of the plot.

     Seduced in the Dark brings us not only Kitten’s and Caleb’s POV. We also meet a  new narrator-FBI Agent Reed. He has a troubled past and cares a lot about his job. I would like to know more about him because I felt he hasn’t revealed all of his dark secrets to us. His story was interesting but I couldn’t bring myself to care about him (a lot) because I wanted to know everything about Caleb and Livvy. They were my main concern.  Fingers crossed for Reed’s novel.

     After finishing this book I need to admit I WAS WRONG. Not all BDSM novels are bad. (Well, I only read three or four of those.) There is more to them then just sex. There is the pain, shame, trust and darkness. Roberts deserves so much praise. She is such a talented author and I can’t wait to see what else she has in store for us. (Greedy much?)

22. kol 2012.

Waiting on Wednesday (#6)

Hi all. It's another Wednesday so you know what we're up to. Waiting on Wednesday is a meme created by Breaking the Spine and every week we pick books that we can't wait to read. Here is what we have for you this week.

Glass' pick 

When your best friend dies, you’re supposed to know what happened. You’re supposed to know why.
But Ella has no idea what happened the night Amy jumped to her death. She has no idea why Amy would want to die.
Ella’s other friends, Mark and Petal, are hiding something. Ella thinks they know exactly what happened that terrible night. But they’re not talking. Instead, Ella, Mark, and Petal play Pick Me Ups—a game in which they jump from dangerous heights. And every time Ella falls, she begins to remember pieces of that night. . .
It’s still not enough. So Ella brings a mysterious new guy into the group, hoping he will help shake things up and unearth the truth. But Ella’s “Explosive Boy” has secrets of his own.
And there may be some secrets that Ella doesn’t want to face. The truth – the real truth – about Amy’s death might just be more than she can handle.

Expected publication: October 2nd, 2012

Tanja's pick

Since the car crash that took her father’s life three years ago, Emma’s life has been a freaky — and unending — lesson in caution. Surviving “accidents” has taken priority over being a normal seventeen-year-old, so Emma spends her days taking pictures of life instead of living it. Falling in love with a boy was never part of the plan. Falling for a reaper who makes her chest ache and her head spin? Not an option.

It’s not easy being dead, especially for a reaper in love with a girl fate has put on his list not once, but twice. Finn’s fellow reapers give him hell about spending time with Emma, but Finn couldn’t let her die before, and he’s not about to let her die now. He will protect the girl he loves from the evil he accidentally unleashed, even if it means sacrificing the only thing he has left…his soul.

Expected publication: August 28th, 2012

We both picked

Dying sucks--and high school senior Ember McWilliams knows firsthand. After a fatal car accident, her gifted little sister brought her back. Now anything Ember touches dies. And that, well, really blows.

Ember operates on a no-touch policy with all living things--including boys. When Hayden Cromwell shows up, quoting Oscar Wilde and claiming her curse is a gift, she thinks he’s a crazed cutie. But when he tells her he can help control it, she’s more than interested. There’s just one catch: Ember has to trust Hayden's adopted father, a man she's sure has sinister reasons for collecting children whose abilities even weird her out. However, she’s willing to do anything to hold her sister's hand again. And hell, she'd also like to be able to kiss Hayden. Who wouldn't?

But when Ember learns the accident that turned her into a freak may not've been an accident at all, she’s not sure who to trust. Someone wanted her dead, and the closer she gets to the truth, the closer she is to losing not only her heart, but her life. For real this time.

Expected publication: September 18th, 2012

As always you're more than welcome to share your Waiting on Wednesday in comments down below! 

Until the next time,


21. kol 2012.

Tanja's Top Ten Tuesday - Top Ten Favorite Books You've Read During The Lifespan Of Your Blog

Hi all. As you already know Top Ten Tuesday is a meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week we pick top ten book on certain task. This week my task is to pick my ten favourite books that I've read during the lifespan of my blog. As I'm blogging for quite short time, there won't be some of my all time favourite, but let's start.

1. The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. I know I'm boring with this book so I won't say more. It's my all time favourite therefore it's first on my list.

2. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. If I had favourite type of the book then it would be this type of the book. I really love when I enter another world with a book.

3. The Storyteller by Antonia Michaelis. Another book that I can't stop thinking about. In case that my review is not enough for you check out the book trailer.

4. Divergent and Insurgent by Veronica Roth. I'm putting them together cause I love both books. I hope that third one won't disappoint me.

5. Obsidian and Onyx by Jennifer Armentrout. This is not my favourite Jennifer's series. I love Covenant more, but somehow I haven't posted my reviews for Half-Blood and Pure here. I love Lux series as well.

6. Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta. I have read only two Melina's book for now (I'll read Piper's Son soon) but I love both. The Jellicoe Road is my favourite but I haven't posted that review here. Saving Francesca is amazing book.

7. Iron Fey series by Julie Kagawa. Even though second book in this series was small disappointment I still love this series.

8. Lichgates by S.M. Boyce. If someone told me how much I'd love this book I wouldn't believe him. When Boyce asked me to review this book I didn't know that I'd enjoy it so much. I can't wait for the next book.

9. Callum & Harper by Fisher Amelie. This is one of those books that made me cry. It's amazing story and I really enjoy this type of books.

10. Vestige by Deb Hanrahan. Even though I loved Changing my Wardrobe from the same author this book was also great read for me. I look forward to the second book in series.

Unfortunately I wasn't able to put many great book that I've read cause I haven't review them on my blog (or reviews are about to come) but who knows maybe next time. Regardless on that I love all books named above.

Until the next time,

20. kol 2012.

{Cover Reveal} Vampire Bride by Rhiannon Frater

     Next month starts blog tour for new book by Rhiannon Frater  - Pretty When She Kills. We were jumping up and downd whe we received  her e-mail asking us if we wanted to be part of it. Of course we said yes. (Come back here on September 10th to see what we thought about it!) And than she asked us if we would like to participate in cover reveal for first two books of Vampire Bride series. And, here we are.

Photographer: Helena Cruz
Model: Megan Young
Cover Artwork: Claudia McKinney
Typography: Ashley of The Bookish Brunette Designs

     We think that this covers are much prettier than the old ones, What do you think? 
     Check out other blogs participating in the cover reveal - some of them are even hosting e-book giveaways. Good luck!

Until next time,

Girl of Nightmares (Anna #2) by Kendare Blake

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Book summary:

It's been months since the ghost of Anna Korlov opened a door to Hell in her basement and disappeared into it, but ghost-hunter Cas Lowood can't move on. 
His friends remind him that Anna sacrificed herself so that Cas could live—not walk around half dead. He knows they're right, but in Cas's eyes, no living girl he meets can compare to the dead girl he fell in love with.
Now he's seeing Anna everywhere: sometimes when he's asleep and sometimes in waking nightmares. But something is very wrong...these aren't just daydreams. Anna seems tortured, torn apart in new and ever more gruesome ways every time she appears.
Cas doesn't know what happened to Anna when she disappeared into Hell, but he knows she doesn't deserve whatever is happening to her now. Anna saved Cas more than once, and it's time for him to return the favor.

        You've all already heard about Anna Dressed in the Blood (I really don't know how could someone miss it). The book was published last year and I had that chance to read it. I surprised even myself how much I loved it! Reading the blurb and whole that story seemed like the book was well...crazy. But as soon as you start you start to love it! Later I found out that there will be the sequel. I had mixed feeling about it, cause it's always tricky. 
         I should tell you first that I rated this book with four starts, but to add it the rating is not five stars just because I loved Anna Dressed in the Blood more. Story in Girl of Nightmares continues few months after everything that happened in the first book. Cas is still doing what he is supposed to do, only his memories of Anna are still here. He didn't move on and that's completely understandable. Only he is not the only one who haven't moved on. He sees Anna again and he knows something is wrong and that he must help her. To help her he will test himself, his abilities and his friendships. For one reason I'm so happy how this story ends. This whole story deserves the end like this. 
         Now after reading it I'm happy that Kendare managed to write the really good sequel, with really good story. My problem was that at some points I wondered how could I like the whole Anna and Cas story. Of course I remembered first book and I knew why. Like I said this story is great and I really enjoyed but I also must add I enjoyed Anna more.

Until the next time, 

18. kol 2012.

The Space Between Us by Megan Hart

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(September 1st, 2012)


Book summary:

"Everyone has a story... Tesla Martin is drifting pleasantly through life, slinging lattes at Morningstar Mocha, enjoying the ebb and flow of caffeine-starved customers, devoted to her cadre of regulars. But none of the bottomless-cup crowd compares with Meredith, a charismatic force of nature who can coax intimate tales from even the shyest of Morningstar's clientele. Caught in Meredith's sensual, irresistible orbit, inexpressibly flattered by the siren's intoxicating attention, Tesla shares long-buried chapters of her life, holding nothing back. Nothing Meredith proposes seems impossible-not even sleeping with her husband, Charlie, while she looks on. After all, it's all in fun, isn't it? In a heartbeat, vulnerable Tesla is swept into a willing and spectacular love triangle. Together, gentle, grounded Charlie and sparkling, maddening Meredith are everything Tesla has ever needed, wanted or even dreamed of, even if no one else on earth understands. They're three against the world... But soon one of the vertices begins pulling away until only two points remain-and the space between them gapes with confusion, with grief and with possibility."

What I thought about it...

     All of you guys who read Megan Hart's books can already guess what's waiting for you in her new novel, The Space Between Us. This woman gave the whole new meaning to erotic romance genre. Unlike lot of books in this category, main focus is on the story behind the sex - don't get me wrong, this woman knows how to write hot scenes that will leave you panting. Her books could be good example for difference between pornography and erotica in literature - first is purely graphical with the sole purpose to quickly satisfy one of the our primal urges, and second is more subtle and writers have more serious approach to the subject (although, it can be quite graphic as well).

     The Space Between Us is story about menage and bisexuality. Okay, hold your panties! It's not that kind of story. Menage in this novel isn't author's secret fantasy put on the paper as the attempt to live it at least on that way. No, Megan Hart tries to go deeper and figure out what is beyond  somenone's sexual fantasies or choices. You have two storylines in the novel - one is Tesla's present and the other is her past. Those two things aren't separate - everything that she went through defines who she is now, from her past relationships, childhood to the way her parents lived. Other two characters, Meredith and Charlie, are well written. I had the feeling that two of them were actually different aspects of Tesla's personality - she has this inner struggle going on through the whole book. You'll have to read it to see how it ends.

     Other thing that I really liked was that three-way relationship wasn't pictured with big pink glasses or alpha males with no problem to share one woman. I've read Sharing Hailey by Samantha Ann King few weeks after The Space Between Us and that is big-pink-glasses menage. I love that book, it's even on my favorite shelf - every girl needs a fantasy like that from time to time, but here you have real life story without all super strong men part.

     Megan Hart tries to stay realistic even when she writes about taboo themes and that  is why I like her. Her books would be great choice for all of those who like their reading with extra spice, but still down to earth.

Until next time,

    ***NOTE! Copy of the book is kindly provided by the publisher, Harlequin, via NetGalley. I am not paid for writing review - I do this for free as lover of written word. All opinions in this review are personal.



17. kol 2012.

Blog Tour & Giveaway The Weight of Night by C.L. Stegall

Today it's time for another blog tour. The Weight of Night stops here. Here is the tour schedule.

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Book summary:

When her mother is taken from her in a terrible accident, Alexis finds herself facing some previously unknown truths. Her best friend, Keats, is her only confidante when she is faced with an apparent stalker who claims that Alexis’ entire life is built around a lie. Alexis is suddenly thrown into a whirlwind world of danger and secret agendas, of demigods and deities.
When a brutal, self-righteous god decides that Alexis is his best hope for retrieving an ancient artifact, she finds herself on the self-discovery journey of a lifetime - tracking a killer and a kidnapper - and facing conniving and dangerous foes along the way.
She will have to come to grips with who she truly is and just what she might be capable of if she is to survive long enough to save the one person in the world for whom she cares most.

Ancient Greek mythology comes to life in this unique coming-of-age tale that spans the globe and the heart of a girl who only wants to be normal. But, just what is normal in a world like this?

        I couldn't decide weather to rate this book with four or five stars, but when the child in me (or was it the fantasy lover) screamed:  "Five!!" I had no more doubts. 

        Alexis is young girl that you'll meet here. She was always special cause she could do most of the things better than others. By her side always was Keats who even though haven't been as good as she was, he was the one who could keep up with her. That made them great friends. After she found out that all those things weren't just the coincidence she was about to find the truth about her. Unfortunately she finds the truth on hard way after losing a lot. Once Keats is in trouble she finds that when friends are in trouble there is no thing she won't do to help him. Alexis is the character that I couldn't help but love. She reminds me of those heroines you've seen in books you've read as a child (mostly). She is strong, determinate but also emotional, not pathetic though. All this story and its connection with Greek mythology was so good. The author made a perfect combination. I was so surprised when I figured that everything fits. I haven't read anything similar so I really enjoyed. Also some things were so unexpected for me and that rarely occurs

       I'd maybe change some things in this book, but as I haven't read some good fantasy book recently I won't talk about that. I'd firstly change the cover, cause it looks scary to me. I also want to say that I really like those two short stories in this edition. After reading this I have so many questions to ask and I'll do my research for sure. Mostly I'm curious about second book in this series. 


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Until the next time, 


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