What I’ve Been Reading…

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I have been devouring books this year. Since my last update at the very beginning of the year I’ve read the following…

All the Ugly & Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood – [Review]4 stars
Undecided by Julianna Keyes – [Review]3 stars
Womanizer by Katy Evans – [Review]2 stars
Heart Shaped Hack by Tracey Garvis-Graves – [Review]5 stars

Fly With Me by Chanel Cleeton – [Review]4 stars
Into The Blue by Chanel Cleeton – [Review]3 stars
On Broken Wings[Review]5 stars
Covet by Tracey Garvis-Graves – [Review]4 stars

The Hook Up by Kristen Callihan – [Review]3 stars
Undeniable by Madeline Sheehan – [Review]2 stars
Love in Lingerie by Alessandra Torre – [Review]2 stars
Preppy Part Two by TM Frazier – [Review] 5 stars

Bad Bear by T.S Joyce – [Review]3 stars
Alpha Bear by T.S Joyce – [Review] 3 stars
Ghost Bear by T.S Joyce – [Review]2 stars
Broken Bear by T.S Joyce – [Review]3 stars

The Queen of All That Dies by Laura Thalassa – [Review]4 stars
The Queen of Traitors by Laura Thalassa – [Review]3 stars
The Queen of All That Lives by Laura Thalassa – [Review] 2 stars
Collide by Gail McHugh – [Review]2 stars

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Top 100 Romance Books… How many have you read?

GoodReads recently compiled the top 100 romance books according to ratings and stats on their blog. I always love reading these little wrap ups, because not only can you see how many books you’ve read in a certain genre, but it also introduces you to new novels and authors.

Of the 100 novels, I’ve read 43, which is a pretty good effort.

Here are my favourite reads from the list.

Archer’s Voice by Mia Sheridan – Review4 stars
Backstage Pass by Olivia Cunning – Review5 stars
Beautiful Bastard by Christina Lauren – Review5 stars

Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire – Review4 stars
The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons – 4 stars
Captive in the Dark by C.J. Roberts – Review4 stars

Fallen Too Far by Abbi Glines – Review4 stars
On The Island by Tracey Garvis-Graves – 4 stars
Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh – 4 stars

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Author Spotlight: K.A Tucker

K.A Tucker has been around since 2012, so I can’t believe I never picked up a book of hers until 2016. But hey, better late then never! I have been devouring her novels lately and really enjoying them, so I thought I’d do a little wrap up post! My review ranged from 5 stars to 2 stars, but despite loving some books more than others, something about K.A Tucker’s writing just kept me reading and reading and reading.

Ten Tiny Breaths Series

Ten Tiny Breaths[Review]3 stars
One Tiny Lie[Review]5 stars
Four Seconds to Lose[Review] 2 stars
Five Ways to Fall[Review]4 stars

Burying Water Series

Burying Water[Review]5 stars
Becoming Rain[Review]5 stars
Chasing River[Review]2 stars
Surviving Ice[Review]2 stars

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Bookish Update… Alessandra Torre, Christina Lauren, and the last of my 2016 reads

Since my last Bookish Update I’ve been devouring the following books…

Idol by Kristen Callihan – [Review]3 stars
Managed by Kristen Callihan – [Review]3 stars
Raw by Belle Aurora – [Review]2 stars
Mr President by Katy Evans – [Review]2 stars
Hollywood Dirt by Alessandra Torre – [Review]4 stars
Beautiful Bastard by Christina Lauren – [Review]5 stars
Beautiful Stranger by Christina Lauren – [Review] 3 stars
Beautiful Player by Christina Lauren – [Review]1 star
Black Lies by Alessandra Torre – [Review]4 stars
Tight by Alessandra Torre – [Review]2 stars

New to my bookshelf…

Some I purchased, some were sent to me from publishers…

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Happy Birthday to Me!

It’s my birthday! The big 30! What a landmark. Happy birthday to me!

I suppose some people would be nervous to hit 30, but I’m actually excited for it. My 20’s have been excellent and I’ve done so many things, so I’m intrigued to see what my 30’s will bring. Woo!

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas everyone!

I hope you all had an excellent day. My day was filled with great food, excellent presents, amazing company, and really good memories. I’m such a huge Christmas fan, and even though I was delayed in feeling the Christmas spirit this year, I’m certainly feeling it now!

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My 5-Star Reads of 2016…

I read a lot of books this year – 116 according to GoodReads. And of those 116 books, a mere 16 were 5 stars for me. Which isn’t too bad. I’m a notoriously picky reader! So without further ado, here are my favourite books that I read in 2016…


The Wrath & the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh – [Review]


Wild Reckless by Ginger Scott – [Review]


A Court of Mist & Fury by Sarah J Maas – [Review]


Ladies Man by Katy Evans – [Review]


After I Do by Taylor Jenkins Reid – [Review]


One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid – [Review]


An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir – [Review]


The Deal by Elle Kennedy – [Review]


Empire of Storms by Sarah J Maas – [Review]


It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover – [Review]


The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon – [Review]


Paper Princess by Erin Watt – [Review]


Preppy by TM Frazier – [Review]


Punk 57 by Penelope Douglas – [Review]


Beautiful Bastard by Christina Lauren – [Review]


One Tiny Lie by K.A Tucker – [Review]

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