{Review} London Falling by Chanel Cleeton (with Giveaway)

LONDON FALLING by Chanel Cleeton Blog Tour

New Adult
Pages: 282
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Our Rating: four-stars
We weren't a relationship, we were a ticking time bomb...

Maggie Carpenter walked away from the hottest encounter of her life when she left the seductive glitz of England for summer break in her South Carolina hometown. Now that she’s returned to the International School in London—and sexy, privileged Samir Khouri is once again close enough to touch—she can’t help but remember the attraction, the drama … the heartbreak.

She can’t help but want him even more.

Samir can’t afford to fall for someone so far removed from his world, not when his time in London is running out. It's his senior year—his last chance at freedom before he returns home to Lebanon. There, he’ll be expected to follow in his father’s footsteps—not follow his heart to Maggie. But when a scorching secret hookup becomes a temptation neither can resist, they’ll both have to fight to survive the consequences … and find a future together.

Don’t miss this explosive sequel to I See London, and the riveting conclusion to Maggie and Samir’s story. This is a New Adult romance recommended for readers 17 and up.

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{Review} Until We Fly by Courtney Cole (with Giveaway)

Until We Fly by Courtney Cole Blog Tour

New Adult
Pages: 227
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Our Rating: four-half-stars
Ex-Army Ranger, Brand Killien, has always been good.

A good friend, a good soldier, a good everything. .
The problem is, good hasn’t gotten him anything but a crushed heart.

So after licking his wounds, he decides to move on. And moving on doesn’t include being good anymore.

Jaded and detached, Brand is determined to never open himself up to anyone again. It’s not worth the pain. Instead, he becomes closed, hardened, aloof.

But then he’s called back home for a family emergency… a family that he is estranged from. A family that he put out of his mind a long time ago for very good reasons…reasons that involve secrets and pain. Reasons he tried hard to forget.

But home is where the heart is, and it just might be where Brand finds his again.

Why? Because home is where Nora Greene is. A fiery, red-headed spitfire, Nora is a thing from his past. A beautiful, feisty thing. When Brand left, she was away at boarding school.

But she’s back now.

And she wants Brand, scars and all.

Kassiah: I haven’t read the other books in the Beautifully Broken series yet, but that didn’t stop me from totally appreciating and falling in love with Brand Killien. Until We Fly is a phenomenal story, and I can’t wait for more from Courtney Cole!

The story begins with Brand, a “badass special ops soldier” on leave due to an injury, getting a phone call.

My father is dead.

I should be upset, devastated even. A normal person would be.

But in addition to my rage, there’s only one thing I feel.


Strained doesn’t come close to describing his relationship with his parents, but his mother asks him to come home for the funeral, and he doesn’t refuse her. He has just arrived in town when he comes across the scene of a terrible accident, and he becomes the hometown hero (again), saving a bus full of kids as well as Nora Greene, a girl he barely knew in high school.

Nora has been in love with Brand forever, and she can’t believe that he’s back in town or that he got injured in the process of saving her life. She decides to show her appreciation to Brand by nursing him back to health, giving her some time to distance herself from her overbearing father (and uncle) before she has to go to work for the family company at the end of the summer. She also sees it as an opportunity that she’ll never get again.

“I want you. Without any strings at all. At the end of the summer, we’ll probably never see each other again…but I want this summer. With you.”

Brand tries to resist at first, but Nora is determined. Finally, she breaks him down.

Smart or not, I’m burying myself in her tight little body tonight.

Their relationship is sweet and sexy. I loved both of these characters. I don’t want to give more of the story away, but each of them have something traumatic in their pasts to deal with, and it makes them stronger–individually and together.

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I loved Brand. He was a true hero and so hot. He displayed such a depth of emotion, and his character really grew throughout this story. Nora, too. I honestly didn’t know how Cole could bring Nora around–she is so broken–but she did, and it was amazing.

My only complaint about this story is that the end was wrapped up a little too neatly. I loved how everything turned out, but I think it would have been more believable if Nora hadn’t found out what she does at the end. Other than that, it was fantastic. Until We Fly has relatable characters, steamy scenes, and a storyline that’s intricate and realistic. I think you’ll love it.

Report Card
Overall: 4.5

***About Courtney Cole***

Author Courtney ColeCourtney Cole is a novelist who would eat mythology for breakfast if she could. She has a degree in Business, but has since discovered that corporate America is not nearly as fun to live in as fictional worlds. She loves chocolate and roller coasters and hates waiting and rude people.

Courtney lives in quiet suburbia, close to Lake Michigan, with her real-life Prince Charming, her ornery kids (there is a small chance that they get their orneriness from their mother), and a small domestic zoo.

Find Courtney Here: Twitter | Goodreads


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{Cover Reveal} Indiscretion: Volume One by Elisabeth Grace (with Giveaway)

We’re excited to participate in the Cover Reveal for Indiscretion: Volume One, the first volume in a brand new New Adult serial series by Elisabeth Grace.

Indiscretion: Volume One

by Elisabeth Grace
Expected release date: August 4, 2014

F*ck and chuck. Pump and dump. Hit it and quit it. One night stand. Didn’t matter how I branded it—that’s all she had wanted it to be. That much was clear when she left me with my pants down and my dick still out.

What she hadn’t counted on was fate intervening and our worlds colliding—again.

The day I showed back up in the life of Chloe Griffins, I knew I had to have her again. My body was hungry for another taste. Like an addict, I’d been craving another hit for months, and there she was—flesh and bone, tits and ass.

The fact that she worked for the competition should’ve been reason enough for me to leave her alone. I had a job to do that summer and f*cking Chloe wasn’t part of it. But I was like a man possessed.

I’d do whatever it took to have her again.

About Elisabeth Grace

Author Elisabeth Grace

Elisabeth has a soft spot for romance novels with happily ever afters and a hot spot for alpha males! She currently lives outside Toronto, Canada with her hubby and two small children. Life is busy, but never too busy for a good story and to share her love of reading and writing with others.

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{Review} Addicted by Tracy Wolff (with Giveaway)

Addicted by Tracy Wolff Blog Tour

New Adult
Pages: 304
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Our Rating: three-stars
Ethan Frost returns in the breathtaking conclusion to New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Tracy Wolff’s seductive novel Ruined—perfect for fans of Release Me and Bared to You.

As Chloe Girard discovers, there’s love . . . and then there’s addiction.

Ethan Frost is everything a woman could want in a man. He’s rich, gorgeous, powerful, one of the most eligible bachelors in the world.

But that’s not why I’m with him.

I love Ethan for all the things no one else gets to see: his innate kindness, his reckless spontaneity, his unwavering determination to use his brilliance for good. I love the way he looks at me, the way he touches me. The way he makes me forget the wreckage of my past and the twisted fear that still lives inside me.

But sometimes it terrifies me how much I crave him, how much I need him just to breathe. I always thought it would be my past that ruined us, but there’s a darkness in Ethan I never dreamed existed. Can we survive as his secrets surface—threatening to unravel us both?

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