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Enrage (eagle elite 8) by Rachael Van Dyken

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Blurb:
Part of a world I loathe.

Part of a family who hates me more than I hate myself.

Living with a girl who reminds me of my darkness.

I'm. In. Hell.

Also known as the Cosa Nostra.

My life was over the minute I stepped off that plane.

Son to a murdered mob boss.

Heir to a throne of murder and lies.

My name is Dante Nicolasi.

And there will be blood.
My thoughts:
Dante, Dante, Dante. What are we going to do with him he is lovely and deadly. I feel so bad for him. The training that the other bosses put him through is ridiculous. More power to him for getting it done. he ends up falling for the nanny. I was a little shocked as well. through this book, we go through what Dante struggles and how he feels about the nanny. the Nanny also has crazy past. we will talk about that latter. So much happens in this book. I can't even talk about it. I will say this there will be death, destruction, someone will spiral, and betrayal. Must read.

Battles of the Broken (sons of templar #6) by Anne Malcom

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Blurb:
Souls are interesting things.
Not something you can prove you possess. Not something that can be measured, like a heartbeat.
But something that can be destroyed by the absence of a heartbeat.
No, you cannot prove you possess a soul.
But once that soul dies, there doesn't need to be proof that you don't have one.
Once that blackened pit opens inside you, the world can see it. The world cowers from it.
Gage knew this because his soul was long gone.
He was glad to be rid of it.
He was filled with depraved satisfaction that he could make the world cower from him.
That he could burn the world to the ground and he didn't have anything—like a soul or a conscience—to stop him.
Until her.
The woman who proved to him that she had a soul.
That he might have something left of his.
The woman who tricked the world, blinded it to the truth. Hid expertly what was broken and ruined inside her.
Though he was about to prove that there was nothing more broken than him. No one more brok…

Empire (eagle elite 7) by Rachel Van Dyken

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Blurb:
I have lost everything.
My purpose.
My love.
My soul.
Death knocks on my door, I want to answer, but every time I reach for the handle--the promise I made her, brings me back.
So I breathe.
I live.
I hate.
And I allow the anger to boil beneath the surface of a perfectly indifferent facade.
I am broken, I don't want to be fixed.
One last trip to New York, one last chance to redeem a lost part of the mafia family. The Empire is crumbling and it's my job to fix it, my job to mend the pieces that were scattered over thirty years ago.
The only issue is, the only way to fix, is to do something I swore I'd never do again.
An arranged marriage.
Only this time.
I won't fall.
Or so help me God, I'll kill her myself.
My name is Sergio Abandanoto, you think you know my pain, my suffering, my anger, my hate--you have no idea.
I am the mafia.
I am the darkness.
Blood in. No out.

My thoughts:
this book will have your emotions all over the place. I must have cried a bunch of…

October Releases

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I can't believe that is October already. Here is a list of books that we are interested in reading this month.

October 2nd
Blurb: Felicity Montague is through with pretending she prefers society parties to books about bone setting—or that she’s not smarter than most people she knows, or that she cares about anything more than her dream of becoming a doctor.

A year after an accidentally whirlwind tour of Europe, which she spent evading highwaymen and pirates with her brother Monty, Felicity has returned to England with two goals in mind—avoid the marriage proposal of Callum Doyle, a lovestruck suitor from Edinburgh; and enroll in medical school. However, her intellect and passion will never be enough in the eyes of the administrators, who see men as the sole guardians of science.

But then a small window of hope opens. Doctor Alexander Platt, an eccentric physician that Felicity idolizes, is looking for research assistants, and Felicity is sure that someone as forward thinking as her …

Enrapture (eagle elite 6.5) by Rachel Van Dyken

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Blurb:
Trace is everything.

My freaking world.

And I would do anything to keep her safe.

But, I can't protect her from every kind of evil..and I can no longer keep the past a secret...

We were left folders.

Each one filled with the sins of our pasts.

And Traces grandfather just asked us to read his.

There was no preparation.

And now I'm wondering if I should have let the love of my life read it at all, because some things can't be unsaid, some words stay with us forever.

I know, from this day forward, nothing will ever be the same.

My thoughts:
This story is part of an anthology called Hurt.  A short story that takes place in the past and the present. We get to read what is inside Frank's black folder. We find out that it is the missing pages from Trace's grandma's diary. Everyone gets to hear what is inside. For me, I felt like the information that we learned about in the last book makes more sense now that we have the full story. I just wish that this book was not mixe…

People Like Us by Dana Mele

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Blurb:
Kay Donovan may have skeletons in her closet, but the past is past, and she's reinvented herself entirely. Now she's a star soccer player whose group of gorgeous friends run their private school with effortless popularity and acerbic wit. But when a girl's body is found in the lake, Kay's carefully constructed life begins to topple.

The dead girl has left Kay a computer-coded scavenger hunt, which, as it unravels, begins to implicate suspect after suspect, until Kay herself is in the crosshairs of a murder investigation. But if Kay's finally backed into a corner, she'll do what it takes to survive. Because at Bates Academy, the truth is something you make...not something that happened.
My thoughts:
This book will keep you thinking. I finished this book in a day. it was that good.  this book also addresses the topic of mental illness and what it can do to the mind. I think that an author that can discuss the topic in a way that the reader can relate to, ma…

Elude (eagle elite 6) by Rachel Van Dyken

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Blurb:
This book is the sixth book in the internationally bestselling Eagle Elite Series. It's an interconnected stand alone novel with no cliffhanger.

Twenty-Four hours before we were to be married--I offered to shoot her.
Ten hours before our wedding--I made a mockery of her dying wish.
Five hours before we were going to say our vows--I promised I'd never love her.
One hour before I said I do--I vowed I'd never shed a tear over her death.
But the minute we were pronounced man and wife--I knew.

I'd only use my gun to protect her.
I'd give my life for hers.
I'd cry.
And I would, most definitely, lose myself, to a dying girl---a girl who by all accounts should have never been mine in the first place.

I always believed the mafia would be my end game--poisoning my heart, while it claimed my soul. I could have never imagined. It would be my redemption.

Or the beginning of something beautiful.

The beginning of her.

The end of us.
My thoughts:
This book will have your emotions all…

The Game Can't Love You Back by Karole Cozzo

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Blurb:
Eve is used to being the odd woman out. As the only girl on her school's baseball team, she knows exactly how to put sweaty, macho baseball players in their place, and she's focused on one thing and one thing only—being the best pitcher she can be.

But when a freak accident forces her high school to be absorbed by the neighboring town, Eve has to contend with a new group of guys who aren't used to having a woman on their team. And the new team's star pitcher, Jamie, has no interest in being ousted from his throne. He can't afford to give up his starting slot to a new pitcher—even worse, to a girl.

As the competition between Jamie and Eve starts to heat up, so does their attraction to each other. Can they keep their heads in the game, or will they end up getting played?
My thoughts:
This book was cute. Women in athletics don't get the same respect as men do. So to see a book trying to break through those layers is wonderful. For someone who likes sport in ge…

Bang Bang ( eagle elite 5.5 ) by Rachel Van Dyken

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Blurb:
He was my best friend.
Until he became my enemy.
All within the span of one night.

Bang, Bang, Bang, Bang.

The rapid fire of gunshots became the soundtrack to my life.

This is the Mafia. Lines are blurred. Choices are never black and white. And the life you thought you knew is... one giant lie.

He was dead.
And I didn't want his life to be in vain, so I tried to make something of myself. I tried and failed.

Now he's back. Alive. And he wants something...

Me.

Nobody ever said the mafia played fair.
Welcome to The Family.

My Thoughts: 
A short story, that introduces a new character to the series. In this book, we meet Ax who is Sergio's brother. The two brothers are not close because of an incident that happened over a girl. We will find the real reason why the two brothers are not close. Nixion call Ax back into the limelight to help the mob fix a problem that they have. I have to say for a shorter story than the other, it still is up to par like the other.…

Special release for all of the fan of the Rockstar Series by Anne Mercier

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If you haven’t had a chance to read Anne Mercier’s bestselling Rockstar series, now’s the perfect time! All 14 books plus bonus material for only 99¢!


The Rockstar Series Bundle - Books 1 - 14 LIMITED EDITIONby Anne Mercier
FOUR-YEAR PUB-IVERSARY CELEBRATION Available September 2nd thru 30th … then never to be seen again ONLY 99 pennies!
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Impostors (uglies #5) by Scott Westerfeld

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I got an advance reader copy in exchange for an honest review. This book will be out on September 11, 2018.
Blurb:
Frey and Rafi are inseparable . . . but very few people have ever seen them together. This is because Frey is Rafi’s double, raised in the shadow’s of their rich father’s fortress. While Rafi has been taught to charm, Frey has been taught to kill. Frey only exists to protect her sister. There is no other part of her life. Frey has never been out in the world on her own – until her father sends her in Rafi’s place to act as collateral for a dangerous deal. Everyone thinks she’s her sister – but Col, the son of a rival leader, is starting to get close enough to tell the difference. As the stakes grow higher and higher, Frey must decide whether she can trust him – or anyone in her life.
My thoughts:
If you have read the ugly series this book is in the same land just 10 years into the future. I recommend you read that series first. I am a huge fan of this series so I was excite…

Going Rouge (cursed ravens mc 3) by Chantal Fernando

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Blurb:
Love blossoms in the most unexpected of places in this sweet and steamy Cursed Ravens Motorcyle Club title featuring a hunky bad boy and a charming nurse.

The men might tease Rogue and call him pretty behind his back, but no one is going to say that to his face. As the vice president of the Cursed Ravens—and with an unpredictable and unruly temper—respect is given to him at any cost.

But Rogue reins himself in when he visits his mother in a local nursing home. Overwhelmed with guilt that he can’t take care of her himself, he can barely handle watching her fade away with dementia. And he knows the staff is exceptional—especially the sweet and beautiful caregiver who pays extra attention to his mom.

It isn’t easy working at a nursing home, but Zoe enjoys spending time with her favorite patient Anne. She knows Anne has a son who dutifully visits her, but when Zoe sees the tall, muscled, handsome stranger, she can tell he’s trouble—beautiful trouble. She knows he’s a Cursed Raven and …

Ember (eagle elite 5) by Rachel Van Dyken

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Blurb:
This is a dark mafia romance. It can be read as a stand alone but is recommended to read within the Eagle Elite Series. No Cliffhanger

Everybody Loves A Bit of Darkness..Until It Consumes Them...
I am a Killer. A Rapist. A Monster.
I know only pain and survival.
That is until the Cappo's sister walked into my life.
And changed everything.
She's a light who makes my darkness darker, her smile makes my heart turn to ice, and I can't escape the fear her seductive looks instill--knowing it's only a matter of time before I fail--again, and take her for myself.
This is the story of my redemption.
But it's not pretty...I died, and now I'm alive, but not living, breathing but not surviving. I am Phoenix De Lange, son to a murdered mob boss, estranged brother, horrible friend, monster in the making, newest leader to one of the most powerful families in the Cosa Nostra.
And I will have my vengeance.
Or die trying.
I am Phoenix De Lange.
Death is all I know.
Until …

September relaese

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Is anyone else shocked that it is September all ready! Here are you your September release:

September 4th
Blurb: "A riveting tour de force" -- Kirkus (Starred Review)

"Summers has pulled no punches when it comes to diving into the darker side of teen lives." —Bustle

"Sadie: a novel for readers of any age, and a character as indelible as a scar. Flat-out dazzling."--A.J. Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window

Read this gripping novel about the depth of a sister's love with an ending you won't be able to stop talking about.

A missing girl on a journey of revenge and a Serial—like podcast following the clues she's left behind.

Sadie hasn't had an easy life. Growing up on her own, she's been raising her sister Mattie in an isolated small town, trying her best to provide a normal life and keep their heads above water.

But when Mattie is found dead, Sadie's entire world crumbles. After a somewhat botched poli…

Special release for all of the fan of the Rockstar Series by Anne Mercier

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If you haven’t had a chance to read Anne Mercier’s bestselling Rockstar series, now’s the perfect time! All 14 books plus bonus material for only 99¢!


The Rockstar Series Bundle - Books 1 - 14 LIMITED EDITIONby Anne Mercier
FOUR-YEAR PUB-IVERSARY CELEBRATION Available September 2nd thru 30th … then never to be seen again ONLY 99 pennies!
These are NOT your typical Rockstars…
PREORDER NOW AMAZON: US: https://amzn.to/2ogUAmR UK: https://amzn.to/2wkkScg CA: https://amzn.to/2Pi0GPr AU: https://amzn.to/2MRKUNJ
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Knuckle Down (cursed ravens MC 2) by Chantal Fernando

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Blurb:
A single father struggles to change for his daughters and the woman he loves in this second book in the Cursed Ravens Motorcycle Club series from New York Times bestselling author Chantal Fernando.

As a single father of two girls and the sergeant at arms for the Cursed Ravens Motorcycle Club, Jack “Knuckles” Chester doesn’t have much free time. And having earned his road name from his reputation as a fighter, Knuckles isn’t one to back away from a challenge.

But what he'll never admit out loud is that his two daughters have changed him irrevocably, softened him even. And these two girls are the only women who will ever hold his heart forever. That is, until he meets Celina.

Celina is nothing like the women Knuckles used to date. She’s a journalist for the local newspaper, and basically just has her life together. And the last thing she wants is to be involved with a Cursed Raven. But when the ripped, badass biker worms his way into her heart, she has trouble remembering all…

Enforce (eagle elite 1.5) by Rachel Van Dyken

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Last one that I read out of order I promise.

Blurb:
*This is a full length 98,000 word novel full of alpha males, mafia hotness, and violence*
There’s two sides to every story…

And ours?
Isn’t pretty… Then again,
what’s pretty about the mafia?
Trace Rooks, that’s what.
But she only wants one of us, and I’ll kill him before I let him have her.
The only problem ?
We’re cousins .
And she may just be our long lost enemy.
Whoever said college was hard, clearly didn’t attend Eagle Elite University.
Welcome to hell also known as the Mafia where blood is thicker than life, and to keep
yours?
Well, keep your friends close, and your enemies?
Even closer…

My thoughts:
So this story is a repeat. This book is a retelling of the first book but told from all of the guy's points of view. I like seeing all the different angles of the story because I feel like it fills in the gaps of the story. The story is told from all of the points of view helps you get to know all of the characters …

Ace of Hearts (the cursed ravens mc 1) by Chantal Fernado

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Blurb: The New York Times bestselling author of the “swoonworthy and addicting” (Kim Karr, New York Times bestselling author) Wind Dragons Motorcycle Club series is back with more bad boy bikers in this first novel in the Cursed Ravens Motorcycle Club series.

Erin Dawson had the perfect life growing up in a perfect home with a perfect family. Her parents gave her and her sister everything a child could want. But after learning that the man she’s called “dad” her whole life isn’t actually her biological father, Erin is determined to find the man who is.

Armed with her original birth certificate, she finds her father, but begins questioning if her mom had been right all along to keep this information buried. It turns out he is the president of a motorcycle club, which could not be further from the life Erin leads. But, she’s determined to get to know the man who she gets her striking blue eyes from. Despite getting what she wants and finding her biological father, it’s the slightly olde…

Check out this series! it is one of my favorites.

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These are not your typical rockstars…

The Rockstar Series - Part One (Books 1 - 4) By Anne Mercier ISBN: 978-0996262101 ASIN: B00WQFCVKO Pages: 655 Genre: Contemporary Romance




Falling Down – (Rockstar #1)
I was twelve when I started crushing on him.

I was seventeen when I met him by chance and our connection was made.

Now here I am, twenty-three, and I’m one of the two actresses in the video for his band’s latest single.
Jesse Kingston is a tall, dark, and gorgeous temptation I’m finding hard to resist. It ends up not being as simple as doing a job and going home. It can’t be when he continually makes his presence known with his not-so-innocent touches and sexy words. There is no avoiding him and after spending so much time with him, I’m not sure I want to.

So, when he proposes a weekend together, knowing I should say no, I throw caution to the wind and instead I say yes. I’m going to ignore the warning signs and do what I normally wouldn’t—I’m going to give in to my desire. I’m going to indulge m…