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Top ten of my favorite books that came out in 2017

Today's post is going to be something different. I went through all of the books that I read this year and came up with the top ten of my favorites. I recommend you check them out. if you click on the title it will take you to the Goodreads page for the book.

Fallen Heir (Royals 4) by Erin WattCaraval by Stephanie GarberLike a Memory By Abbi GlinesWarcross By Marie LuBecause of Lila by Abbi GlinesThe Society (spy girl 3) by Jillian DoddThe Dark Prophecy (trials of Apollo 2) by Rick RiordanGuardian of Secrets by Brenda DrakeBroken Shelves by Anne MalcomXander by Anne Mercier

My Christmas Break TBR Pile

I have about a week and half off from work and I finally have some quite time to catch up on some reading. I have five books I plan to get though.

1- Devils and Thieves by Jennifer Rush
I found this book at Barnes and Noble and after reading the first couple of chapters in the store I went from i'll borrow this from the library to I need to add this to my collection!

Goodreads Blurb:Power corrupts. Magic kills.
Eighteen-year-old Jemmie Carmichael is surrounded by magic in the quiet town of Hawthorne, New York. In her world, magic users are called “kindled,” and Jemmie would count herself among them if only she could cast a simple spell without completely falling apart. It doesn't help that she was also recently snubbed by Crowe—the dangerous and enigmatic leader of Hawthorne’s kindled motorcycle gang, the Devils’ League.

When the entire kindled community rolls into Hawthorne for an annual festival, a rumor spreads that someone is practicing forbidden magic. Then people start to go…

Rough and Rich (notorious devils 6) by Hayley Fairman

Merry Christmas Everyone! Blurb: Imogen Caroline Stewart-Huntington hasn’t always been a rich bitch, her sunshine blotted out by her husband’s need to soar.

Sloane McKinley Huntington III hasn’t always been a Devil, but the brotherhood was his ride to the next best high—a vice he couldn’t shake, until he didn’t have a choice.

Now, three years sober, he sees with clear eyes. Free from the shackles of prison, all he wants is a second chance, his sights set on one woman—his wife.

Imogen knows that money can’t buy love—but when the rough man who stole her heart barges back into her life, she can’t help but question if perhaps forgiveness will. My thoughts: My favorite book in the whole series so far! there is action, drama, and romance. I honestly don't know where to start with this review everyone. there is so much to say. First, this couple is super cute and I love that they were together so long. this couple will have there ups and downs but they are stronger when they face it together. I…

Gun Moll (gun moll1) by Bethany- Kris and Erin Tanner

Blurb: James “Mac” Maccari’s career in the mafia is at a standstill. As the best solider in his Capo’s crew, all he wants is to be noticed enough to get Made in the Pivetti Crime Family. But instead, his Capo’s interests seem more focused on keeping his solider hidden from the boss, and every other Made man he can. Seemingly stuck right where he is with no chance of going up, Mac doesn’t know what will finally get him the attention he needs to earn his button.

Until she shows up and all eyes are on them …

Melina Morgan survives—that’s just what she does. She’s never been able to depend on anyone but herself to keep her safe and get things done. When a chance encounter puts her in a bad situation with the cops and the mafia, Melina has no choice but to put her faith in the hands of a man that not only infuriates her with his cocky arrogance, but catches her interest, too. Playing pretend in a fake relationship with Mac doesn’t seem all that terrible, until pretend turns real and bullets s…

Rough and Ready (notorious devils 5) by Hayley Fairman

Blurb: Cleo Hill is a married woman, in love with a man she's never really known—her husband, whom she hasn't seen in eleven years.

Paxton "Torch" Hill is a Notorious Devil, a man who's been wrestling with his personal demons since before he knew the horrors of war.

When a threat against his club means danger could be lurking around his estranged wife's door, Paxton is determined to protect her. Yet, one look at the woman he left behind, and he knows his plans are about to change. 

The past is not an easy thing to forget, especially not for a woman scorned. While Cleo isn't the innocent catch he once knew, there's something about that rough and ready man she's not sure she can deny.

After all—they promised each other forever.  My thoughts: this book was super sweet. I was so shocked when I found out how long they were separated for from each other. the fact that there was still a connection for so long is crazy to me. the deeper we go in the series, the …

Always (a Legacy 1) by Bethany-Kris

Blurb: A wild boy.
A sly girl.

Cross Donati defines trouble. He does what he wants because he’s never known anything different. He’s unapologetic, and he owns it.

Catherine Marcello is every bit a good girl … on the outside. Her entire world is a legacy, and she lives it. She’s curious, and she’s exploring it.

She chases bad things.
He never learned to be good.

They’re late nights, stolen cars, first times, fist fights, leather jackets, beaches, bloody smiles, and life.
They’re vicious and precious, dangerous and harmless, innocence and sin. They are love.

Love is killing for someone.
Love is living for someone.

Sometimes, you can’t keep saving your heart when it means sacrificing it, too.
Sometimes, you have to learn to save yourself.
Sometimes, love has to fall, crash, and burn.

This is what love is like when you’re a principe and principessa della mafia.
This is what love is like when you’re Cross Donati and Catherine Marcello.


Always is a Legacy Novel, and while it is standalone, it can also a…

Rough and Ruthless (notorious devils 4) by Hayley Fairman

Blurb: Mary-Anne Lukin has never had it easy. Having survived the torments of abuse for far too long, it's a miracle that life somehow managed to leave her with a little bit of hope—hope of a future filled with happiness. 

Max "MadDog" Duhart has lived more than one lifetime, earning the respect he's due as the president of the Original Charter of Notorious Devils. Nevertheless, with life still yet to live, he wants more than the regret that's tarnished his past. 

Their connection is instant, though they know they shouldn't act on it—not with more than thirty years between them. Not with their families tied together by the club's brotherhood. 

Yet, there's something about the sweet, broken woman that whispers of a fresh start for an old man. And while he may be rough and ruthless, she cannot deny the way she feels when she looks into his haunted blue eyes.

One phone call. One cry for help. One motorcycle ride, and life as they know it is never the same. 


Aiden (the Keatyn Chronicals 6.25) by Jillian Dodd

Blurb: The God of all Hotties, with his dreamy green eyes and abs to die for. 

When Keatyn goes to Eastbrooke, their attraction is intense. 
He gives her a four-leaf clover, kisses her atop the Ferris wheel, and turns her brain to cotton candy.
But . . . there’s always a but in love stories, right?

Discover when and how Aiden learned who Keatyn really was, and why he didn’t confront her with his knowledge in pivotal new scenes from his point of view. 

**NOTE: This book contains series spoilers
My thoughts: This is a short story from Aidens point of view. I personal love when authors do this because there is always more than one side to any story. That is exactly what this book is it is fun and different. i love all of the little comment that Aiden makes in his head about Keatyn. they are super cute. while reading Aiden point of view i felt that i could connect better with the character after reading this. you don't have to read this if you don't want to but if you are a fan of Aiden …

Deadly Little Secret (a Touch Novel) by Laurie Faria Stolarz

Deadly Little Secret (a Touch Novel) by Laurie Faria Stolarz
Goodreads Blurb: Some secrets shouldn't be kept...

Up until three months ago, everything in sixteen-year-old Camelia's life had been fairly ordinary: decent grades; an okay relationship with her parents; and a pretty cool part-time job at the art studio downtown. But when Ben, the mysterious new guy, starts junior year at her high school, Camelia's life becomes anything but ordinary.

Rumored to be somehow responsible for his ex-girlfriend's accidental death, Ben is immediately ostracized by everyone on campus. Except for Camelia. She's reluctant to believe the rumors, even when her friends try to convince her otherwise. She's inexplicably drawn to Ben and to his touch. But soon, Camelia is receiving eerie phone calls and strange packages with threatening notes. Ben insists she is in danger, and that he can help-but can he be trusted? She knows he's hiding something... but he's not the only one …

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