Kami Garcia – Broken Beautiful Hearts

“A ring is for fighting, not quitting. Sometimes you fight with your fists and other times you fight with your will.”

Book Details:

  • Publisher: Imprint Make Your Mark

  • Published On: February 6 2018

  • Pages: 407

Synopsis: Her heart has to break before it can open.

When star soccer player Peyton Rios receives an offer from her first-choice college, senior year starts off exactly as planned. But when Peyton uncovers her boyfriend’s dark secret, she confronts him—and finds herself falling down a flight of stairs. Peyton’s knee—and maybe her dream of going pro—is shattered. Everyone is talking: Was she pushed, or did she fall? Peyton knows the truth, even if no one believes her.

He has to let someone in before it’s too late.

With her future on the line, Peyton goes to stay with her uncle in a small Tennessee town to focus on her recovery. Dating is the last thing on her mind—until she meets sweet, sexy Owen Law.

But Peyton doesn’t trust her heart, especially when she senses that Owen is hiding something. When their secrets are finally exposed, Peyton has to decide if love is worth fighting for.

Review: This was such a great read! Absolutely loveeeeeeeed it. I loved the twins! I loved the message from the book & I think its something that should stick with its readers even days or books after reading this one. I liked that it wasn’t all rushed into & I would really recommend picking it up!

Rating: 💎💎💎💎💎


Christina Dodd – Dead Girl Running

“Every friendly face a mask. Every kind word a lie”

Book Details:

  • Publisher: Hqn

  • Published On: April 24 2018

  • Pages: 368

Synopsis: I have three confessions to make:

1. I’ve got the scar of gunshot on my forehead.

2. I don’t remember an entire year of my life.

3. My name is Kellen Adams…and that’s half a lie.

Girl running…from a year she can’t remember, from a husband she prays is dead, from homelessness and fear. Tough, capable Kellen Adams takes a job as assistant manager of a remote vacation resort on the North Pacific Coast. There amid the towering storms and the lashing waves, she hopes to find sanctuary. But when she discovers a woman’s dead and mutilated body, she’s soon trying to keep her own secrets while investigating first one murder…then another.

Now every guest and employee is a suspect. Every friendly face a mask. Every kind word a lie. Kellen’s driven to defend her job, her friends and the place she’s come to call home. Yet she wonders–with the scar of a gunshot on her forehead and amnesia that leaves her unsure of her own past–could the killer be staring her in the face?

Review: I was hooked through & through. Really enjoyed the book, THAT CLIFFHANGER. I need to read the next book in the series! Why do we have to wait a year?? Really recommend reading it!

Rating: 💎💎💎💎💎

Caroline Mitchell – Silent Victim

“I could not hide from the past any longer. It was time to go back there. To face what I had done.”

Book Details:

  • Publisher: Thomas & Mercer

  • Published On: March 1 2018

  • Pages: 325

Synopsis: Emma’s darkest secrets are buried in the past. But the truth can’t stay hidden for long.

Emma is a loving wife, a devoted mother…and an involuntary killer. For years she’s been hiding the dead body of the teacher who seduced her as a teen.

It’s a secret that might have stayed buried if only her life had been less perfect. A promotion for Emma’s husband, Alex, means they can finally move to a bigger home with their young son. But with a buyer lined up for their old house, Emma can’t leave without destroying every last trace of her final revenge…

Returning to the shallow grave in the garden, she finds it empty. The body is gone.

Panicked, Emma confesses to her husband. But this is only the beginning. Soon, Alex will discover things about her he’ll wish he’d learned sooner. And others he’ll long to forget.

Review: This was a really good read & I’m so glad I picked it up. The chapters in the book switch between 3 POVs & 3 point in times. A good blend of both the present & the past. The chapters are really short so you read a lot more in little time. I really enjoyed the book although I wish the sinister ending was slightly different, I would’ve liked to see something else happen but if I say what, it would be a major spoiler so Imma just 🤫😂.

Rating: 💎💎💎💎

Louise Bay – The British Knight

“if a knight in shining armor shows up, I don’t need to be swept off my feet, but if he wants to take me to dinner and give me a foot rub then I’m not going to say no.”

Book Details:

  • Publisher: Louise Bay

  • Published On: November 28 2017

  • Pages: 307

Synopsis: When I’m offered the chance to leave New York to live in London for three months, I can’t pack my suitcase fast enough.

As soon as I touch down I’m obsessing over red telephone boxes, palaces and all the black cabs.

But my favorite place is the tube. It’s wall-to-wall hot British men in suits.

When I’m offered a temporary job working for a barrister, I say, sign me up.

On my first commute into work, it’s a total accident when I lose my balance and fall against the most handsome Brit alive. He’s as charming as James Bond and as suave as Mr. Darcy. I want to lick tea from his hard abs and listen to his accent all night long.

Turns out Mr. Handsome is my new boss. And his attitude isn’t as hot as his gorgeous face, broad shoulders and tight ass. He’s brooding, short-tempered and the most arrogant man I’ve ever met.

As we’re fighting, out of nowhere he kisses me. And I’m pretty sure I see fireworks over Big Ben and hear God Save the Queen.

I wasn’t looking for the fairytale but I might have found my knight in shining armor. The problem is he lives an ocean away.

Review: It’s always good to give yourself a break after reading so many thrillers! The British Knight was a good, short read that half the time had me imagining Christian Grey maybe cause of the character description 😂 I laughed & I cried, I feel like I always say that but its very easy to make me do both of those 😂.

Rating: 💎💎💎💎

Britney King – The Social Affair

“The reality of who someone is online and the reality of who that person is in real life are often two different things. When it comes to saving their own ass, people will always turn on you. Friends. Lovers. Everyone. Remember that.”

Book Details:

  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing

  • Published On: January 18 2018

  • Pages: 289

Synopsis: A timeless, perfect couple waltzes into the small coffee shop where Izzy Lewis works. Instantly enamored, she does what she always does in situations like these: she searches them out on social media.

Just like that—with the tap of a screen— she’s given a front row seat to the Dunns’ picturesque life. This time, she’s certain she’s found what she’s been searching for. This time, she’ll go to whatever lengths it takes to ensure she gets it right—even if this means doing the unthinkable.

Review: This book’s unfolding reminded me very much of another book that I’ve read a few months ago, although I can’t remember the name right off the bat. This was a good read however I do wish we were given more details about the church & the different rules.

Rating: 💎💎💎.5

Lexie Elliott – The French Girl

“We’re now in a macabre version of pass the parcel; when the music stops nobody wants to be left holding this prize”

Book Details:

  • Publisher: Corvus
  • Published On: February 20 2018
  • Pages: 306

Synopsis: They were six university students from Oxford–friends and sometimes more than friends–spending an idyllic week together in a French farmhouse. It was supposed to be the perfect summer getaway–until they met Severine, the girl next door.

For Kate Channing, Severine was an unwelcome presence, her inscrutable beauty undermining the close-knit group’s loyalties amid the already simmering tensions. And after a huge altercation on the last night of the holiday, Kate knew nothing would ever be the same. There are some things you can’t forgive, and there are some people you can’t forget, like Severine, who was never seen again.

Now, a decade later, the case is reopened when Severine’s body is found in the well behind the farmhouse. Questioned along with her friends, Kate stands to lose everything she’s worked so hard to achieve as suspicion mounts around her. Desperate to resolve her own shifting memories and fearful she will be forever bound to the woman whose presence still haunts her, Kate finds herself buried under layers of deception with no one to set her free.

Review: The French Girl has been on my list of books to read for quite some time especially in the times that it was all over Bookstagram. I’m glad I finally picked it up. It was a good & kind of a short read? Really enjoyed the way the plot unfolded.

“Cracks in my memory, cracks in my understanding, cracks in my experience of time; fractures that allow things to bleed in, and others to slip out”

Rating: 💎💎💎💎

Rita Herron – Pretty Little Killers

“She no longer runs and plays with the innocence of a child.

Instead, she has retreated into a silent world all her own. A world that holds her prisoner to the past and the day that awful man stole her youth.”

Book Details:

  • Publisher: Montlake Romance

  • Published On: February 20 2018

  • Pages: 338

Synopsis: Still haunted by his wife’s murder—and stained by the blood of avenging it—FBI special agent Hatcher McGee can’t believe he’s being teamed up with rookie agent Korine Davenport. She is his most guilty secret—the one-night stand who almost cost him everything.

Korine has her own demons. As a child, she witnessed her father’s murder, and she’s spent her life waiting for the killer’s return. She and Hatcher are both looking for closure, but the disturbing case that draws them together could be their last.

When the mutilated body of a corrupt Savannah judge surfaces, Hatcher and Korine find themselves on the trail of a vigilante who is showing no mercy. Not for the predators who’ve gone free. And not for anyone who gets in the way.

As the body count rises, and as Hatcher’s and Korine’s own pasts unfold, they must risk their lives tracking a killer they’ve come to understand all too well. After all, the ends justify the means.

Review: This was such a good book! I thoroughly enjoyed! In the beginning of the book, I was confused on the different characters talked about in the book but as the book progressed, it went on smoothly. It was such an amazing read! I really recommend picking it up & giving it a read!

Rating: 💎💎💎💎💎