Twisted Pride by Cora Reilly

The Camorra Chronicles #3

♥️Arc kindly provided for an honest review♥️

This is by far this author’s best work! I’ve read and loves every single one of her books, but this one yeah, this one is on another level!

I’m a die hard fan of Cora’s words! I had many expectations about Remo’s story and this book surpassed them all.

Today I dreamt of Remo & you can imagine what it felt like to wake up and remember he’s not real! But that was the effect of Twisted Pride while reading it, it felt so real like I was part of this amazing, twisted and sensational world.

Three words that describe Remo Falcone: Twisted. Calculated. Vengeful.

Remo’s description of Serafina was very poetic. I’ve never imagined such sweet words to come out of the cruelest man in Las Vegas.

Remo’s is his own brand of sick and cruel. I guess he had to be to lead his men and protect his brothers from a young age. I never thought I would feel compassion and understanding towards Remo and his psychotic ways, but I did! What they went through as children was awful and the people who should’ve protected them didn’t

He only cares about his brothers and Las Vegas and then he starts this game that he might not win.

Our heroine Serafina:

I loved that she fought back and that even when she was scared she never showed weakness. She is strong and fierce, but she is also sweet and kind with the people she loves and respect.

Relationship: Enemies to Lovers

This story was a difficult journey! It reminded me of Beauty & the Beast. Nino is on a path of revenge and destruction and he will do anything to get it. Including ruining the innocent Serafina. Except she isn’t so innocent, she fights and talks back to him and never cowards.

This story was one of the most anticipated reads on 2019 and it surpassed my every expectation!

Overall Rating: FIVE PERFECT & TWISTED STARS

Before We Fell by Stacey Lynn

💕ARC KINDLY PROVIDED FOR AN HONEST REVIEW 💕

My honest review & opinion 

  • This review will be short and sweet because k don’t want to spoil the story for the ones who have not read it yet. 

💕Blurb:💕

For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. The horror that rocked my small town last winter also brought Noah Wilkes into my life. The first almost broke all of us, but the second changed everything.

He stomped into my classroom all angry scowls and rudeness, the big-shot lawyer who was always too good for this small town. But the moment his smile softened toward his niece, it was me that melted. 

The heartbreak that brought him back also brought me closer to him, to the man he hides from the world behind his swagger and aggression. The man I couldn’t help but fall for. 

But life has a way of throwing a curveball when you least expect it, and this one could cost me everything–even him.

Turned out, our fates were written in the sky before we ever met—

Before we fell.

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Before We Fell by Stacey Lynn is a very emotional and heartbreaking story! You will find yourself tearing up quite a bit. It has all the feels! I found myself rooting for the couple. I wanted them to find their happiness after so much pain and heartache.

This is a story of love, loyalty and how people can find happiness after so much pain and devastation.

I promise you will love this story and its characters! It will consume you until the last word. 

  • Riley: poor baby! My heart broke for her. What she witnessed at such a young age! 
  • Lauren: She was sweet, kind, caring and brave💗
  • Noah: Ex manwhore. Caring, jealous and possessive. 

💕Chemistry: Smoking hot! Their scenes together? 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Lord….

I loved this book so damm much. It made me laugh and cry at the same time! It’s about three people who are trying to find their way back to happiness and build a future together. 

H:💕💕💕💕

h:💕💕💕💕💕

Chemistry:💕💕💕💕

Plot:💕💕💕💕

Overall Rating:

4 heartbreaking and beautiful ⭐️ 💕

Eighty-One Nights by Georgia Cates

💗ARC KINDLY PROVIDED BY CANDI KANE PR💗

💕MY HONEST REVIEW AND OPINION💕

Blurb💕

Beautiful, penniless American girl meets handsome, wealthy Scotsman.

Sounds like the beginning of a fairy-tale romance?

It’s not.

This story begins with a contract.

And an exchange of money.

A lot of money.

An angel perches nervously on one shoulder.

A devil lounges smugly on my other.

And even that dark little bastard is leery of what I’m doing.

Maxwell Hutcheson wants the girlfriend experience.

All of it.

And I’m going to give it to him.

I’m not supposed to enjoy being his whore.

I’m also not supposed to fall in love with him.

But I do. Both.

When our contract expires, I will walk away.

Because I have to.

But he’ll always have a piece of me.

I’ll mask my sorrow with a smile.

I’ll hide my love with indifference

… all while it’s killing me softly.

A fairy-tale romance.

It isn’t mine to have.

And this man I’ve come to love so dearly isn’t my happily ever after.

Eighty-One Nights(Beautiful Illusions Duet #1) tells the story of a beautiful young girl who is struggling financially and can’t seem to find a way out of her situation. She meets a wealthy and handsome man who might be her way out.

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This story starts with a strict contract between the characters and a lot of money is involved. It is not a conventional love romance. Their time together has an expiration date and a set of rules.

💗Lou: Is very sassy, smart, sweet and humble.  I love how the author portrayed her, she was a breath of fresh air.

Maxwell Hutcheson: Sexy Scottish, widow, jealous and demanding. So sexy and obsessive! A perfect mix.

💕Eighty-One Nights is a story about a damaged man finding love again and a girl set on helping him find his way back to love.

💗Chemistry: 

  • Hot on another level. 
  • Sweet at times. 
  • Its undeniable.

Georgia Cates tells a story about love that captures your heart, is filled with all kinds of emotions and a little bit of angst.

💗This is my first book by this author but it definitely wont be the last.

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Chemistry:💗💗💗💗💗

Romance:💗💗💗💗💗

Plot:💗💗💗💗💗

OVERALL RATING: 

4 sweet stars 💕⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Bad Boy Blues by Saffron A Kent

Release Date: April 11, 2019


BLURB

Cleopatra Paige hates one thing in this world — just one — and his name is Zachariah Prince.

In grade school, he pulled at her pigtails. In middle school, he spread false rumors about her. And in high school, he ruined her prom.

She hates that his smirks are unfairly sexy. And she definitely loathes that his dark eyes seem to follow her everywhere. Sometimes, even in her dreams.

It doesn’t matter that he’s rich and popular or that he lives in a freaking mansion full of butlers and maids. He’s rude and arrogant, and she wants to stay as far away from him as possible.

But unfortunately for Cleo, she lives in the same freaking mansion as Zach.

Only he’s the prince and she’s the lowly maid who serves him.


GOODREADS LINK:https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/42966333-bad-boy-blues


Saffron A. Kent is a USA Today Bestselling Author of Contemporary and New Adult romance. More often than not, her love stories are edgy, forbidden and passionate. Her work has been featured in Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, New York Daily News and USA Today’s Happy Ever After.

She has an MFA in Creative Writing and she lives in New York City with her nerdy and supportive husband. Along with a million and one books. She is represented by Meire Dias of Bookcase Agency.



Malum Part 1 by Amo Jones

Elite Kings Club #4

My honest review & opinion

Blurb: 

“Love is savage, love is blind, love is something they may not find…”
Once upon a time, there was a young girl who lived in a battered trailer, a girl from the wrong side of the tracks. 
One day, she fell down The Elite Kings’ rabbit hole. Sucked into a dark vortex of lies, hate, and deceit, and spat out by money, glitz, and power.
There were things this little girl didn’t know, things she was about to find out and secrets that have been kept from her. Those secrets were guarded by the boys that were about to smash her world open and tear it all apart…
He may be a Malum, but she is a Stuprum, born into this world but neglected by the choice of her mother. Her eyes may not glisten with stars, but they roar with fire, and when she finally reaches her peak, it’s that same fire that will burn. 
Them. 
All. 
Down. 
My name is Tillie Stuprum, and my story is not like the rest.
Everything she thought she knew is a fabricated version of the truth. I’m Nate Riverside-Malum, the one your girl whispers about to her friends and whose initials are scratched down your back. Her story is not like the rest of them, because her story is dead.

Warning: This is not your typical romance story, if you’re not into hot, dark, twisted and emotional mind fuck books. This baby is not for you.

Holy Mother of God! What the actual fuck did I just read? 

Ok so I’ll try to not give anything away because I know a lot of people have yet to read this masterpiece. 

First off. Let me tell you how this book broke my mind & my fucking heart. Yes, excuse my language but that is the effect of Malum. 

This book takes us on a fucked of journey of chaos and betrayal. 

Nate Riverside-Malum. You are an absolute asshole. If I’m being honest for sec there, I despised him, then I remembered how Amo Jones is a genius and I should trust her because she always gets it right. (My opinion) We now know two sides of Nate. The fun and carefree side that she showed in the books before and the dark, manipulative and mental side that he shows in Malum. After reading Malum I feel betrayed, lied to and cheated by him. You better redeem yourself or at least grovel a little. 

Tillie Stuprum, Girl, my heart broke for you. She is strong and brave! Exactly how I love my heroine. She always talked and fought back! I hope she gets a HEA & make a lot of people beg for her forgiveness. I can’t wait to see how she is going to take her rightful place and be the queen she was born to be. 

Brantley: Hot AF as always. He’s a mystery I can’t wait to solve. He steals every scene that he’s in. 

Romance: If I’m being honest, in my opinion this book is not a romance story. There’s attraction and deep connection but not LOVE yet. (My view on this) 

Angst: Yes!! My poor heart will never be the same. Dramatic much? Yeah idgaf. I was so invested since the first page & I found myself smiling and swooning and then BAM all goes to shit. So yeah you are warned! This book is going to mind fuck you and you are going to love it! (I did after I stopped cursing and my tantrum was over) 

So again, this is not a love dovey kind of romance story. 

Level of hotness: Off the charts Hot! I had to stop at times and composed myself. Jeez, talked about sexual chemistry. 🔥

So … can I have Part 2 now?

H: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

h:⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Sex Scenes: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Romance: NA 

Angst: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Cliffhanger: Yes 

Overall Rating Five Twisted Stars ⭐️

Kill Switch by Penelope Douglas

Devil’s Night #3

ARC kindly provided for an honest review

Let me start by saying this is my first arc and I love every book Penelope has written, killer Switch is no exception. This is my honest review and opinion. 

“I’ve done far worse than what I went to prison for.
She has no idea how bad this can get.” 

Damon Torrance

The third installment in the Devil’s Night Series was full of twists and turns, an amazing plot, passionate romance and is full of action. 

I am a hardcore Damon fan (not sorry). In Corrupt and Hideaway, I had a feeling his obsessive behavior and anger was justified. This book tells us his story and is not pretty, I cried for him and it made me fall a little bit more in love with him. He was abandoned and hurt by everyone that were suppose to protect him. 

I loved getting to know the full story of how Damon and Winter came to know each other. Their interactions when they were kids was so sweet and explained his obsession with her. In my opinion Winter was his life line. He’s been scaring her since they were teens but also without her knowing protecting her. When they’re older he is set on destroying her for sending him to prison. Even though he plays with her and scares her, he doesn’t truly hurt her and when he finally accepts that he still loves her, he does little things for her that made my heart melt. 

Winter, I felt bad for her. When she was young she lost her eyesight because of an accident. Can’t say too much because I don’t want to spoil anything. She was strong and fought Damon in every way she was capable of. I didn’t see her as weak because of her disability. Since she was an eight year old little girl she’s been saving Damon without knowing it and after she let go of her hatred of him and finally saw him and his past, she accepted that she never stopped loving him.

We get to see more characters from pasts books. And let me tell you, the girls in this book we’re total badasses 😉 
There were so many plot twists and SECRETS 😵 Mind blown !

There’s something dark in Will and his past! I’m so intrigued to know more about him and what is troubling him. You get to understand the connection between Damon and him. They’re both broken and were there for each other when no one was. 

I LOVE DAMON he’s my one, but I have a feeling that Will will wreck me 😩 please can I have his book now ? 

Waited so long for this book and now it’s over and I can’t wait for more stories 🗣🖤

My favorite quote: “My woman doesn’t ask permission. She’s a force. Say it louder.” -D

Hero: 5/5
Heroine:5/5
Angst:5/5
Romance:5/5
Action:4/5 

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“Darkness Embraced” by Tillie Cole

*FIVE STARS*


 “The deepest love can be born from the fiercest hate…”

 “The deepest love can be born from the fiercest hate… “

Born to sit on opposing thrones. They were never meant to fall.

     Tillie Cole’s Hades Hangman series is one of my ABSOLUTE favorite dark romance/MC series. I love every book in this series, but this book was beyond amazing and just simply beautiful. I want to start with our H, Tanner Ayers was raised as the White Prince of the KKK and was raised to hate every skin color that isn’t white. Tanner was a total ass at the start of the book, Even though I was troubled by the way he express himself about other races and Adelita, I could’nt fault him. He was strong, faightfull, sweet and most of all HE LOVED ADELITA SOMETHING FIERCE.



Now our heroine, ADELITA QUINTANA!!! I loved loved loved her. The mexican cartel princess made the white prince fall on his knees. She was strong, loyal and she never stopped fighting for their love. 



My favorite quote from the book: 

“If the world doesn’t want us together, then we have to find a place that does. I want no one else, baby. You’re it. You’ve always been it.” -Tanner Ayers


If you’re a fan of tear jerker reads, dark romance, and MC love stories, I recommend this series. Another great addition to this series! 

YOU DID IT AGAIN TILLIE, YOU ARE FREAKING AMAZING. 

FIVE STARS FROM ME – SIMPLY xX

Hook Shot by Kennedy Ryan

Hoops #3








💜🏀💜🏀💜🏀My honest review and opinion 🏀💜🏀💜🏀💜

Arc kindly provided by Social Butterfly PR

Blurb:

This story completely captivated me from the first page! Kennedy Ryan’s writing is perfection. 

The writing was  beautiful and full with emotion. I loved everything about it! It felt like I was part of the story and was going through this journey with Lotus. 

If I’m being honest about Lotus, at first I didn’t quite like her character and the way she expressed herself about sex and men! But I knew there was something deeper. She is hardworking and passionate. I love how confident she is with her sexuality. God did I loved her!! After the life she had she still found the way to forgive and heal! 

My wonderful man Kenan! Thank you for writing this beautiful and amazing soul. He’s a gentleman with a dirty hot mouth. Kenan was scarred from his previous relationship and doesn’t trust women easily but he is drawn to Lotus. 

I loved Kenans POV!! They way he sees Lotus and talks about her to other people totally swoon worthy! Oh and the freaking gestures that man does for her !!!! So attentive and sweet. 

Relationship 💜

It starts as a friendship with a little bit of flirting. 

Chemistry is sweet and hot. I love how the build their relationship from the ground up! They’re friends first. Their text convos were so cute and funny. 

All the cute pet names he had for her💜*Swoon*

This story was so much more than a love story! It was story about rebuilding yourself after being hurt and betrayed! It’s about building a future for yourself full of love, trust and promise! This book in a weird way gave me hope that no matter how bad life gets and how many times you are hurt, with love, patience and good people around you, you can conquer and get through anything. 

Thank you so much for your beautiful words Miss Kennedy. 

H: 💜💜💜💜💜(Love him)

h:💜💜💜💜💜 (Love her even more)

Angst:💜💜💜💜

Romance:💜💜💜💜💜

Sex scenes: Child !!! 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

Overall rating: 5 sweet stars 💜⭐️

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