All posts tagged: romance

Arc Review ~ Everything, Everything

Everything, Everything Author: Nicola Yoon Publish Date: September 1, 2015 Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Genre: YA Lit/Contemporary/Romance/Fiction This innovative, heartfelt debut novel tells the story of a girl who’s literally allergic to the outside world. When a new family moves in next door, she begins a complicated romance that challenges everything she’s ever known. The narrative unfolds via vignettes, diary entries, texts, charts, lists, illustrations, and more. My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla. But then one day, a moving truck arrives next door. I look out my window, and I see him. He’s tall, lean and wearing all black—black T-shirt, black jeans, black sneakers, and a black knit cap that covers his hair completely. He catches me looking and stares at me. I stare right back. His name is Olly. Maybe we can’t predict the future, but we can …

Release Day Blitz ~ Then (The Tryst Series #1)

Then (The Tryst Series #1) by Marie York Release Day Blitz May 6th, 2015 Synopsis Dark and mysterious, Jaxon Reed is Lyla Scott’s living breathing sexual fantasy.There’s one problem, though. She’s with Kyle, the love of her life. She shouldn’t feel this way about anyone else, right? But when disaster strikes with Kyle, she can’t help but wonder about Jax. Lyla doesn’t usually do this, but could a steamy tryst be the answer to her heartbreak? Buy Links  BUY IT ON AMAZON: http://amzn.to/1KI5RjH About the Author An American writer who works the corporate circuit by day but come nightfall transforms into a steamy writer. She loves the city life and a good cocktail. FIND MARIE ON FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Marie-York/781400601953500?fref=ts FIND MARIE AT: http://marieyork.weebly.com/  You can find my mini review here: http://wp.me/p4Q518-i4

Teaser Tuesday ~ The Heir

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!) • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers! Princess Eadlyn has grown up hearing endless stories about how her mother and father met. Twenty years ago, America Singer entered the Selection and won the heart of Prince Maxon—and they lived happily ever after. Eadlyn has always found their fairy-tale story romantic, but she has no interest in trying to repeat it. If it were up to her, she’d put off marriage for as long as possible. But a princess’s life is never entirely her own, and Eadlyn can’t escape her very own Selection—no matter how …

Mini Book Review ~ Then (Tryst #1)

Then (Tryst #1)  by Marie York Genre: Romance How Did I Get It? I received an arc from Mark My Words Publicity in exchange for an honest review My Rating: ♥  ♥  ♥ Goodreads Summary: Dark and mysterious, Jaxon Reed is Lyla Scott’s living breathing sexual fantasy.There’s one problem, though. She’s with Kyle, the love of her life. She shouldn’t feel this way about anyone else, right?But when disaster strikes with Kyle, she can’t help but wonder about Jax.Lyla doesn’t usually do this, but could a steamy tryst be the answer to her heartbreak?  This novella was a short, steamy read, though a bit predictable. I just wasn’t that into it. Lyla has been lusting after a Jaxon, a guy she was partnered with in college to do a presentation. The only problem is that she is dating Kyle, who she feels is “The One”. Only problem is, he doesn’t see her vision of moving to the suburbs and having a white picket fence, and he tells her so. So almost immediately after he breaks up with her, …

Book Review ~ Everything Leads to You

Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour Publish Date: May 15, 2014 Publisher: Dutton Books Genre: LGBT/Contemporary Fiction/YA Lit/Romance My Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ A wunderkind young set designer, Emi has already started to find her way in the competitive Hollywood film world. Emi is a film buff and a true romantic, but her real-life relationships are a mess. She has desperately gone back to the same girl too many times to mention. But then a mysterious letter from a silver screen legend leads Emi to Ava. Ava is unlike anyone Emi has ever met. She has a tumultuous, not-so-glamorous past, and lives an unconventional life. She’s enigmatic…. She’s beautiful. And she is about to expand Emi’s understanding of family, acceptance, and true romance. I loved this book. It was an honest look at love, heartbreak, and friendship. It is beautiful. To be honest, the thing that drew me to this book was the cover. It is absolutely beautiful. I had cover lust when I first saw it, and wanted the book because of it alone. Just—everything about …