☞☞☞☞ Social Media Pt 1: Follow – J.A. Huss ★★★★★ #BookReview #Review #Series ☜☜☜☜


FOLLOW: Social Media #1 – [kindle edition] $2.99

#Women.

I fuck them. I use them. I pay them off. I find another. My demands are never denied. My contracts are always signed. They submit to me. Willingly. Completely. Temporarily. This is how it’s always been.

Until I saw that filthy tweet.

@VaughnAsher My bare pussy. Your tongue. #ThingsIThinkAboutToGetOff

“FilthyBlueBird” thinks she can tease me with hashtags and then hide behind a Twitter handle? She thinks I wouldn’t be more than happy to #RockHerFilthyWorld? She’s wrong.

Her online fantasy is about to collide with her public reality, and it’s about to happen… now.

THIS IS A SERIAL NOVELLA
THAT MEANS ALL ENDINGS ARE CLIFFHANGERS
THIS NOVELLA IS ABOUT 150 PAGES LONG
THIS IS PART ONE OF SIX
BOOKS ARE RELEASED EVERY TWO WEEKS

Woah! Why haven’t I read anything by J.A Huss before? I’m not including the book in Bend, because I don’t remember that story. Maybe I should not admit that, but fact of the matter is, I don’t. This though, is going to stick with me. I’m not even sure I want to review this yet, but 6 novella’s will be a little juggling on my part so let’s see what I can tell you about this book without really telling you anything at all.
Before the book even started the premise had my attention. I should have known that there was going to be elements of BDSM just from the first few lines. Contracts, submission, but somehow I was still surprised. In the best possible way of course.

Then there was the whole Twitter aspect. I’ve been consumed with twitter these past few weeks so the fact that there is an entire story with twitter as a component of the story, really drew me in even more. And who doesn’t want to have a steamy encounter with the celebrity of their dreams. I have a short list of actors that I would love to have the very encounter Grace Kinsella has with Vaughn Asher.

What makes this book fun is that Grace wants nothing more than to have Vaughn, but not so much that she just throws herself at him, be damned the consequences. She challenges him and questions him at every turn. Not at the cost of turning him away, but drawing him even more, which is what I think draws in the reader.

Vaughn, a man who knows what he wants doesn’t really seem to know what he wants when it comes to Grace. Tiny little things that happen throughout, make me wonder where his feelings lie and I guess that’s the point. How does he really feel about her? Will he ever get what he wants from her and will Grace allow it. My hope is that they both do. I’m already anxious for book two and I can’t believe that this story is going to span 6 novellas. That is a lot of story to tell and it really peaks my interest as to where these two are headed. And if book one is anything to go by, it’s somewhere great.

Please also note that the author will offer pre-ordering on each book at a discount.  You can pre-order Like the next in the series here: LIKE: Social Media #2 – [kindle edition] $0.99

☞☞☞☞ Reasonable Doubt 3 – Whitney G. / Whitney Garcia Williams ★★★★★ #BookReview #Review #Series ☜☜☜☜


Reasonable Doubt 3 – [kindle edition] $2.99

I hate him…

I hate that I fell in love with him, I hate that he didn’t love me back, and I hate the fact that I just made a life-altering decision just so I could get the hell away from him.

He’d always said that he was unchangeable, heartless, and cold…

I really should’ve believed him…

I loved this series, from the very start through to the end, I just loved it. I’m so glad that the author went longer with the finale. It needed it. There seemed to be so much going on in the two other books that the thought of a short finish wouldn’t have done it just. What we got, was pretty near perfect.

Aubrey and Andrews romance has been unconventional to say the least. They met through a lawyer chat forum. She ends up working at the lawyer firm, and then madness follows. It’s that good madness though, the kind where you sit back watch it all play out and hope that the players find their way to each other. It’s not always easy, of course, there are bumps ahead, misunderstanding, mis-communication, good intentions with the worse possible results, but ultimately it all works out.

No matter how horrible Andrew was, no matter how sharp his tongue, I wanted him to get what he wanted. He was so enjoyable. He had no boundaries no matter how many Aubrey created and it was great watching him trying to rip through them as he worked tirelessly to get what he wanted. I love that he was unapologetic and romantic in the same breath. So what, that his brand of romance wasn’t the traditional sense. But he was still a romantic.

He and Aubrey were written so perfectly for each other. I loved that she never took his shit and called him on it when appropriate. It was great to see her move on when time called for it, that she was still driven to be her own person, even when her romantic life was falling apart around her.
The story wraps up a lot of points that it established across the three books. We learn how Andrew became the man that he is and I’m glad that time was spent on that, though honestly I was happy to think that it was just a natural part of his personality.

This series definitely makes me interested in reading more of Whitney G’s books if this is any indication of what her writing is like. She has a great way of evoking emotions through her characters. I could feel each of their pain, was consumed in the love that these two characters had for each other. I would put this on my re-read list and I highly recommend it.

☞☞☞☞On the Record (The Record Series) – K.A. Linde ★★★☆☆ #bookreview #review #series ☜☜☜☜


On the Record (The Record Series Book 2) – [kindle edition] $3.99

For political reporter Liz Dougherty, election day—a day of looking toward the future and saying goodbye to the past—seems like a fitting time to start a new relationship. But feelings for her former flame still linger…

The sexy second book in USA Today bestselling author K.A. Linde’s Record series decides whether it’s better to pick up the pieces and move on…or to pick up right where you left off.

Okay so, maybe I missed something here, but I just wasn’t feeling this book. It was just way too much Liz just rehashing the same feelings over and over again telling us the same thing repeatedly. She’s really not even that interesting of a character for me. What made her interesting were the people around her, so the fact that we spend almost the entire book as she is wading through what has to be one of the most boring relationships in history, it makes me wonder what the fuck was the point of this book.

A man that she supposedly cares about so greatly is missing until the very end of the book. Every now and again, and I am not joking when I say it was now and again, he pops up as a teaser and it was the only thing that kept me going. I really just wanted to skip to the end of the story, or at least the parts where Brady pops in, because really that was what I was there for.

Brady Maxwell, sexy politician with a filthy mouth was so underutilized in this story. Had there been more of him, it would have made this a 5 star read. Instead it gets a weak 3 and all of those stars belong to Brady, because he’s worth every one of them. I don’t want to beat this book down too much. I guess there was a point to it. And there are a lot of people who liked it. I just didn’t (all that much).

Hopefully the third book won’t be a Liz fest, because if it is, I will be sorely disappointed. This is supposed to be Liz and Brady’s story. Fingers crossed that’s what the final installment will be.

☞☞☞Black Lies – Alessandra Torre ★★★★★ #BookReview #Review ☜☜☜☜


Black Lies – [kindle edition] $2.99 (will be going up to $3.99 very soon)

Brant:
Became a tech billionaire by his twentieth birthday. Has been in a relationship with me for 3 years. Has proposed 4 times. Been rejected 4 times.

Lee:
Cuts grass when he’s not banging housewives. Good with his hands, his mouth, and his body. Has been pursued relentlessly by me for almost 2 years, whether he knows it or not.

Go ahead. Judge me. You have no idea what my love entails.

If you think you’ve heard this story before, trust me – you haven’t.

**This is a STANDALONE full-length novel. It is not part of a series, and does not contain a cliffhanger.**

It’s been several days since I read this. I’m still reeling from how utterly great it was. Actually it was beyond great. It was outstanding. Alessandra Torre has really outdone herself with this book!

I wish that I could tell you in intricate detail everything that is going on this book, but I don’t want to spoil it, because everyone who reads this should find out on their own, what the hell is going on here. I don’t think that you’ll be disappointed, you may finish the book and say; I need more, or that’s it? It’s over, it can’t be. Because I know I did. I think had Alessandra made this a thousand page epic saga, I would still want more.
One thing that I utterly love about this author is the way that she writes women. Layana was no exception, I didn’t mind half the stuff she was doing because I wanted her to succeed even if it was at the cost of other people. I rooted for her, cheered for her, wanted to see her happy, because she demanded it of herself. None of her actions felt wrong, no matter how ludicrous things were becoming. Characters like that in a genre like this are few and far between, between Torre has an amazing knack of writing them.

The two male leads Brant and Lee are equally mesmerizing, I didn’t know who I liked more. Well, technically that’s not true. Overall I preferred Lee. You start throwing around alpha, dominant, animatistic tendencies and my panties will virtually melt on the spot. There just wasn’t enough of him for me. Not to say that Brant wasn’t great, he was. He was just a little too sweet at times, a little too passive and I struggled to see through all his challenges how he could possibly still want to stay in a relationship where he was so in love but had so many questions about where Layana’s heart was. The fight is there, he’s just constantly teetering on the edge.

Outside of the characters this story is just so well written. Chapters are short, you get perspective from each of the characters and it’s all wrapped up beautifully with wonderfully laid out scenes and great sex. If you’ve been on the fence about reading this book, get off it now! It’s such a great book. This author really does get better and better with each of her stories. I didn’t at any point want to put this book down. The moment it ended, I wanted to pick it up and re-read it all over again. My only disappointment was that it had to end.

The book is currently on sale for $2.99, but it’s going to be going up in price soon. Get it today, because I think that it’s going up to its regular price very soon and even then I would still say get it, because it’s worth ever last cent.