Gravemaidens Readalong

Gravemaidens Voracious Book Club Readalong

Hello everyone and welcome to a very exciting announcement. Are you ready? Me and some friends have been working on this for some time now and we’re finally able to announce it to everyone. Haley @ Caffeinated Reader, Kal @ Reader Voracious, and me are hosting a Gravemaidens Readalong. Isn’t the header Kal made just gorgeous? Without further ado, let me tell you all about this fantastic readalong. There’s even a giveaway courtesy of Kelly Coon’s awesomeness!

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Book Review: Buried Lies by Kaylea Cross

Audiobook Review: Buried Lies by Kaylea Cross

Buried Lies by Kaylea CrossAuthor: Kaylea Cross
Series: Crimson Point #2
Narrator:  Rosalyn Landor
Audience: +18
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
Length: 7 hours
Release Date: June 10, 2019 (first published November 27th 2018)
My Rating: 5 Cups
Source: Spotify, Netgalley
Blurb (from Goodreads):

She left her painful past behind.

Poppy Larsen is finally free. She moved to Crimson Point to make a new life for herself, full of bright possibilities. A whole new world awaits her, if she can find the courage to trust again—even her gorgeous neighbor, the town sheriff. But darkness lurks in the picturesque Oregon Coast town, concealing a deadly threat that’s closer than she ever imagined.

Now a killer is watching her from the shadows.

Sheriff Noah Buchanan can’t help but be intrigued by his new neighbor. She’s hard working, sexy as hell, and unlike most of the women in town, she hasn’t thrown herself at him. After it becomes clear that she plans to put down roots here, he finds himself falling more and more for Poppy and her big heart. When someone from her past tries to hurt her, it triggers all his protective instincts. But the real danger is hiding in plain sight. When the unthinkable happens, Noah is thrust into a race against time to save her before it’s too late.

*Disclaimer: I received an eARC of this book from Netgalley. This does not influence my rating or the content of my review in any way.

**Disclaimer: This book contains mature content. As a result, my review may contain references to content intended for mature audiences only.

When I requested this book I didn’t know what to expect. I’ll be honest, I saw what appeared to be a military guy on the cover, saw that the book was shelved by many on Goodreads as suspense and military romance, and didn’t even bother reading the blurb. And I’m happy I didn’t read the blurb, because I went into reading this book with no expectations, no clue what was going to happen, and I think it was the best thing ever. Let me tell you about it!

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Blog Tour Book Review The Emperor's Wolves by Michelle Sagara

Blog Tour Book Review: The Emperor’s Wolves by Michelle Sagara

The Emperor's Wolves by Michelle Sagara

Author: Michelle Sagara
Series: Wolves of Elantra #1, Chronicles of Elantra #0.1
Audience: +18
Genre: High Fantasy
Publisher: MIRA
Release Date: October 13th 2020
My Rating: 5 Cups
Source: HarperCollins
Blurb (from Goodreads):

AT THE EMPEROR’S COMMAND

Multiple races care­fully navi­gate the City of Elantra under the Dragon Emperor’s wing. His Impe­rial Wolves are execu­tioners, the smallest group to serve in the Halls of Law. The popu­lace calls them assas­sins.

Every wolf candi­date must consent to a full exam­i­na­tion by the Tha’alani, one of the most feared and distrusted races in Elantra for their ability to read minds. Most candi­dates don’t finish their job inter­views.
Severn Handred, the newest poten­tial recruit, is deter­mined to face and pass this final test — even if by doing so he’s exposing secrets he has never shared.

When an inter­ro­ga­tion uncovers the connec­tions to a two-decade-old series of murders of the Tha’alani, the Wolves are commanded to hunt. Severn’s first job will be joining the chase. From the High Halls to the Tha’alani quarter, from the Oracles to the Emperor, secrets are uncov­ered, tensions are raised and justice just might be done…if Severn can survive.

*Disclaimer: I received an e-ARC of this book from HarperCollins in exchange for an honest review. This does not influence my rating or the content of my review

Trigger Warnings: child death

I’m rather new to the world of Chronicles of Elantra, so I went into this spin-off knowing very little. I was intrigued from the book I read by Severn, and about his past as a Wolf, so I was actually very happy to not know a lot about the world, or what happens in the future of the original series. Not knowing allowed me to be very open to discover the past, and it was a very interesting journey. Let me tell you all about it.

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TV Madness: Sen Çal Kapımı Bölüm 12 Review

TV Madness: Sen Çal Kapımı Bölüm 12 Review

Genre: Rom – Com | Channel: Fox Türkiye | Director: Ender Mihlar, Yusuf Pirhasan
Starring: Hande Erçel, Kerem Bürsin

Summary (source: IMDB):

Serkan finally confessed his love. Now is Eda’s turn. But after all they have been through, it will not be easy to get Eda’s confession. Serkan is waiting patiently to hear that Eda is in love. There is also the issue of hiding from their families that they are together. Eda cannot tell her aunt, who has learned about the engagement contract, that she is dating Serkan. With Eda’s insistence, Serkan also agrees not to tell anyone. Serkan and Eda will go through many adventures while keeping their relationship secret.

Let the swoonfest begin. This episode is just a TOTAL swoon fest start to finish for Eda and Serkan, and it warmed my cold heart from top to bottom. We have couch snuggles, heart eyes, lots of flirting, and sneaking around. There’s also a big reveal, which I hated and I will forever keep pretending it didn’t happen. And, most importantly, there were some honest conversations in this episode, some that were very much needed and that I’m happy we finally got to see happen. Let’s get started!

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Television Tag Bookishly Ruby

Television Tag

Many, many, MANY moons ago Izzy tagged me to do the Television Tag. And it’s been a while since I’ve done a non-bookish tag so here we are. I will try really hard to stop at only 5 TV shows per question, otherwise this post will never end. I love TV shows. More so than movies, because I feel like good TV shows get to show character development and I’m all about the characters, just like I am in my books. Let’s get started!

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Blog Tour Book Review: No Love Lost by Lexi Blake

Blog Tour Book Review: No Love Lost by Lexi Blake

No Love Lost by Lexi Blake

Author: Lexi Blake
Series: Masters & Mercenaries: The Forgotten #5, Masters and Mercenaries #21
Audience: +18
Genre: Contemporary Romance, Erotic Romance
Publisher: DLZ Entertainment, LLC
Release Date: September 29th 2020
My Rating: 5 Cups
Source: Social Butterfly PR
Blurb (from Goodreads):

When Ezra Fain joined the ranks of the CIA, the last thing on his mind was romance. After meeting Kim Soloman, it was difficult to think of anything else. A tragic mistake drove them apart, leaving him shattered and unable to forgive the woman he loved. But when his greatest enemy threatens her life, Ezra leaps into action, prepared to do anything to try to save her.

Solo accepted long ago that she won’t get over Ezra. She’s worked for years to get back into his life, looking for any way to reignite the love they once shared. Unfortunately, nothing seems to penetrate the wall he has built between them. When she’s arrested for a crime she didn’t commit, she believes she’s on her own.

Racing across the globe, Ezra and Solo find themselves together again, caught in the crosshairs of the agency they sacrificed so much to serve. Days on the run soon turn to steamy nights, but Levi Green isn’t about to let them find their happily ever after. And when the smoke clears, the men and women of McKay-Taggart will never be the same again.

*Disclaimer: I received an e-ARC of this book from Social Butterfly PR in exchange for an honest review. This does not influence my rating or the content of my review in any way.

**Disclaimer: This book contains mature content. As a result, my review may contain references to content intended for mature audiences only.

We’re finally at this point, guys. Beck and Solo finally get their story told and it is a rollercoaster. I rarely pick favorite books in a series this long, especially when I love each and every one of the books in said series, but I think No Love Lost is going to win that title. I have a lot of feelings and I don’t know exactly where to start talking about this book. Let’s get started!

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TV Madness: Sen Çal Kapımı Bölüm 11 Review

TV Madness: Sen Çal Kapımı Bölüm 11 Review

Genre: Rom – Com | Channel: Fox Türkiye | Director: Ender Mihlar, Yusuf Pirhasan
Starring: Hande Erçel, Kerem Bürsin

Summary (source: IMDB):

Selin says to Serkan, “If there is any hope for me to be with you, I will leave Ferit” and Eda hears it. Eda is sure that Serkan will say yes. Serkan thinks that Eda doesn’t want him. Eda decides to get away from Serkan as soon as possible and rebuild her life. She apply again for a scholarship. Meanwhile, Ayfer learns about the contracted engagement between Serkan and Eda. She is also aware that Eda is in love with Serkan. Things are not going well in the flower shop, Ayfer cannot pay her debts. She calls her mother as a last chance to get Eda away from Serkan. After a while, Eda receives a phone call that she was receiving an Italian scholarship. Eda sets off without telling Serkan. Serkan, on the other hand, is caught between his logic and his heart.

We’re finally here, guys. The game is over, and now it’s time for feelings. Our fake fiancés have been heading in this direction for the past 10 episodes and now it’s time to choose. Do they say goodbye to each other, or will they finally admit their feelings for each other? Let’s find out.

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