Tuesday Madness #5

26 May

TTT (Top Ten Tuesday @ That Artsy Girl)

This week’s topic: Opening Lines (Best, favorite, funny, unique, shocking, gripping, lines that grabbed you immediately, etc.)

So here is a thing you need to know about me. I have a USELESS memory. There are probably hundreds of books I have read that had EPIC beginnings but unfortunately I wouldn’t be able to remember any of them even with a gun held to my head so I will be revising this weeks topic to the:

Top Ten Books I Couldn’t Put Down Once I Picked Them Up.

It’s almost the same. Kind of. If you squint a bit and turn your head sideways… Just go with it okay.

Without further ado and in no particular order…

Harry Potter (the entire bloody series) by J.K. Rowling. I only read these as a NA and read pretty much the entire series in about a week.

Size 12 Is Not Fat (Heather Wells #1) by Meg Cabot. This one really resonated with me. No I am not a former child star / pop Idol but I am woman who constantly struggles with her weight and accepting myself for who I am.

The Twilight Saga by Stephanie Meyer. Yes. I am cliche like that. Deal with it.

Robbie (The Confessions #1) by Ella Frank. This was my first MM read. And what a HOT one to start off with.

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. This was possibly the most impressive world building I have ever come across. I literally lost myself in this book. For 2 days straight.

Wolfsong (Greencreek #1) by TJ Klune. So. This was the first TJ Klune I had ever read. It was only my like 5th MM book. After I read this (which basically means I started it – and read it straight without any food breaks, mental health breaks or lets be human breaks) I spent an insane amount of money on all the books of his I could get a hold of and emmersed myself in a world unlike any you have ever read. TJ Klune is a master. He can have you hosing yourself in one book to absolutely regretting or rethinking your life choices in the next.

The Wild Ones Series by C.M. Owens. I only read these very recently. And now I am pretty much ready to hunt down the author and demand she writes some more. Because seriously. I have never laughed so much in my entire life.

Mindf*ck series by S.T. Abby (in other words STABBY heehee). S.T. Abby is just C.M. Owens writing under another name. Because this series is EPICALLY dark. There is just something about a really twisted, bad guy, serial killer FEMALE LEAD CHARACTER. Yes folks you got it right. Our FMC is a serial killer.

Year One (Chronicles of the One #1) by Nora Roberts. Honestly there are no words. I have been such a huge Nora Roberts fan for years now. And there really is no doubt that she keeps on growing as an author. But for me this series was epic.

Teaser Tuesday @ The Purple Booker

The rules here are simple. Grab the book your busy with, open on a random page and quote 2 snippets from that page. Just don’t spoil the book for your fellow readers and don’t forget to give us the title and author of the book.

This weeks book is Entrapment: Hidden Dragon Omegaverse by Mercedes Jade.

Nik, she is wound up from being so close to the rogue. Shelly has got a scared b*tch face. She is defensive. It’s the only way-“

I cut Auguste off. “Stop interfering with this. She fantasized about us bullying her. I am not going to be the only one in our pack without my mark on her. The rogue alpha is goint ot know she is ours. Everyone at school will know

Soooo… this is a hot one. But I am LOVING it. Shelly is such a strong and independent character, especially for an omega.

First Chapter, First Paragraph, Tuesday Intros with @ Socrates Book Reviews

Sleeping is for the dead…

What is the first think you do when you wake up?

I am sure for many of us, when forced to unnaturally rise before our bodies are ready, the first thing we do is turn off an annoying alarm.

There are many reasons for wanting to sleep in. At the basic level, our survival trained bodies are attuned for resting at the least risky times of day or night.

Bad habits might save you.

Seriously this book is pretty amazing. The chapters have the most amazing titles like A Smoking Dick & Ovaries on Fire.

So folks… what books managed to grab you from the word go? And would you give Entrapment a go?

Review: The Girl Next Door by Chelsea M. Cameron

26 May

I received this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.

Title: The Girl Next Door

Author: Chelsea M. Cameron

About:

The opposites-attract, sweet-and-sexy small-town romance you’ve been waiting for.

Iris Turner hightailed it out of Salty Cove, Maine, without so much as a backward glance. Which is why finding herself back in her hometown—in her childhood bedroom, no less—has the normally upbeat Iris feeling a bit down and out. Her spirits get a much-needed lift, though, at the sight of the sexy girl next door.

No one knows why Jude Wicks is back in Salty Cove, and that’s just how she likes it. Jude never imagined she’d be once again living in her parents’ house, never mind hauling lobster like a local. But the solitude is just what she needs—until Iris tempts her to open up.

A no-strings summer fling seems like the perfect distraction for both women. Jude rides a motorcycle, kisses hard and gives Iris the perfect distraction from her tangled mess of a life. But come September, Iris is still determined to get out of this zero-stoplight town.

That is, unless Jude can give her a reason to stay…

Carina Adores i s home to highly romantic contemporary love stories where LGBTQ+ characters find their happily-ever-afters.

MY RATING: 3.5 Stars

MY REVIEW

So Iris and Jude pretty much have nothing in common other than the fact that both of them never thought that they would find their way back to their home town and that neither of them want anything serious. That just makes for an interesting read though because as we all know they obviously have to get serious and fall in love otherwise book worlds just don’t make sense anymore.

For what this was – a cutesy contemporary LGBTQ – it was really good. It was sweet, heart warming and just enough grit to keep you from getting tooth ache and throwing in the towel. The characters are both really fascinating even though a little cliche. I had a lot of fun reading it as I could really relate to Iris as when I was her age I also ended moving back in with my parents just as I though I had earned my independence.

And getting to know the two ladies as the book progressed was a constant pleasure. However I would have liked to have a little MORE. Not quite sure what it was missing but at the end I did end up being just a little underwhelmed and felt like I needed just that little bit extra.

If you are in the mood for a feel good, light romantic read this is definitely for you.

9 Skills a Mom Needs to Master to Make it Through the Day.

25 May

So I had a REALLY crappy day today. Me and my hubby have been having a really tough time of it the last few months (financially mostly) and we were finally getting through to other side of the VERY long tunnel when Covid hit our country. Up until then it was just that scary disease that had China in such a state. All of a sudden there are all these scary things happening. Our president decided to close our country for 21 days (which is now sitting on day 59 btw).

Don’t get me wrong. I don’t disagree with what he did – it was something that had to be done to keep our country safe. Problem is that hubby and I were just gonna get our house put onto our name which would have sorted all our troubles but now all of these have been placed on hold.

Then today our child care arrangements got thrown out the window which was terrifying as it included police officers, a very frightened 4yo and us now having to still pay for school and now pay for alternate child care as both of us are working.

Side note here… can I share the complete idiocy of the complete country going back to work but NO schools / day care / ECD centres being open. YES I know we don’t want our kids going to school but the unfortunate truth here is that life has to go back to normal at some point.

Anyway so now we are in a boat where we can’t afford not work and we cant afford to work cos we have to pay for school and for an aupair to look after our kids. So I did this thing. This thing that all moms just know how to do. The Silent Cry. You know… that thing moms have to do so their kids don’t see it? That got me thinking on all those skills that mom’s have to master that NO ONE else has.

  1. As mentioned – the silent cry. When mom has tears streaming down her face but still plays with / interacts with their kids
  2. Getting your kids to believe in the absolute impossible – Santa, Tooth Fairy, Easter Bunny, that you actually have eyes on the back of your head.
  3. Having eyes on the back of your head. This is now not a myth. I have this sixth sense that just knows when my blue eyed little monster is up to something.
  4. The 1 2 3 count. In other words – your last ditch effort to get your kid to listen to you. This one I have got down to such an art that I don’t even have to go past 2 on most days.
  5. Multi-tasking. This is not exclusive to moms. All woman can do it. But no one can multitask like a mom with a toddler asking for a snack, a baby on the hip crying for her bottle (insert boob here) while cooking supper, packing the dishwasher and doing the laundry.
  6. Looking like absolute dog balls. You guys have no idea how much effort it takes for a mom to look as run down as we do. It’s epic.
  7. Ignoring that which is not essentially important. You know. Like toys on the floor. Or a toddler saying mommy ten times in row over and over and over again. Because she wants to know why her toys are on the floor.
  8. Thriving on little to no sleep. I don’t know if this is just me… but I have found that I can make it through my work day, making supper, putting kids through bath and bed time on about 2 hours of sleep. But throw in 1 night of 8 hours then I an screwed the next day.
  9. Knowing absolutely useless pieces of information that has absolutely no relevance to anything other then being able to master a toddlers computer games. Like the names of all the Disney Princesses. Or all the DC Superheroes. Or all the Ponies. Or the colour of Aurora’s dress.

Are there any skills that you as a mom have found that is absolutely essential to making it through the day?

Keep in mind… In South Africa you have to manage it without tobacco or alcohol… because we are the ONLY country in the world that bans BOTH.

Sunday Post & Book Blog Hop #4

23 May

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimberly @ Caffeinated Reviewer. It’s a chance to share News. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog.

I have had quite laid back week. Works been a bit hectic and we’ve had some stresses at home but all in all nothing a good book and a cuddle with the kids and hubby can’t cure.

This week in my bookish world:

Books read:

The Wind Mage (Chosen Kings #1). This one was given in exchange for an honest review and released on the 19th May. You can check out my review here.

The Wolf At My Door by Sam Hall. A very hot and fast burn RH

Cry Wolf by Sam Hall. Second book in the Pack Heat series…

What am I reading right now?

Thrown to the Wolf by Sam Hall. Third book in the Pack Heat series.

All three books can be found on KU if your interested… I can vouch for them. As you can see I have obviously been unable to put them down and have pretty much had to devour them one after the other. Our FMC Jules is fierce and independent and the relationship with her and her pack is fun, hot and really realistic. None of that Insta LOVE nonsense. She actually gets to know her men before full on committing to them.

What’s up next?

The Girl Next Door by Chelsea M. Came. Got this one to review from Netgalley and very excited to get going on it.

So… I have decided to add my usual Saturday post of Stacking the Shelves @ Tynga’s Book reviews & Reading Reality to the Sunday post cos I feel like it falls in with the whole Sunday Post vibe…

So this week my KU has been very busy… And a few books for review received so excited to get going on some and have already enjoyed some of the other ones.

How it works:

  1. Post an answer to the weekly question
  2. Link up to the post on the lovely Ramblings of a coffee addicted writer
  3. Visit a few other posts – make some new friends, follow a few folks and maybe have some visitors fly by your very own blog.

This week’s question:

If I’ve read it, loved it (AND the cover) then hells to the yes. What is the point to having a book collection that is only electronic? How on earth would I read my favourites once the zombies take over the world and there is no more electricity to charge my phone?

Well I hope you had a book filled week just like I did. Enjoy the rest of your week 🙂 Be safe.

Review: The Wind Mage (Chosen Kings #1) by Gina Manis

22 May
Muscular handsome guy and his sensual girlfriend

I received The Wind Mage in exchange for an honest review from the author. It was released on the 19th of May and can be found on Amazon.

Title: The Wind Mage

Series: The Chosen Kings

Author: Gina Manis

About:Living in the mountains with just my Papa could be a lonely life, but it is not. I have my two wolves friends, Klaus and Bjorn, who keep things interesting. They followed me up this mountain when I was just a young woman and have been with me ever since.
It has been almost five years now, and things are starting to change. My name is Aria, and I’m a woman now, ready to find love and start a family. I want someone to hold me close and love me. I don’t want to leave my home, but I know I can’t live this life of solitude much longer.
Bjorn and Klaus are changing too. Klaus is my kind gentle wolf that has kept the loneliness at bay. Even though he’s a wolf, we share a deep love. We are constant companions, and without his presence, I know I would be lost.
Bjorn has started to become more aggressive and has even bitten me. He pushes me in ways that are not acceptable, and I don’t know what to do with him. I am trying to show him that I am the master, but he is determined to keep his alpha status.
When an old Mage appears to us one night, everything changes. I find that Bjorn and Klaus are both men bound by a spell to live as wolves. Somehow, I release Bjorn, and as a man, he is more dominating than ever. His human name is Collin, and he is hard to resist when he takes me into his arms and kisses me with such fire and need, it leaves me shaking.
But there is still Klaus, and no matter how my feelings may be changing for Collin, I know Klaus is my true soul mate. He is the one I yearn for to become a man and hold me close in his arms.
None of that really matters if I can’t break the spell on both their heads. I have just twenty-eight days to do so until the next full moon. If I don’t break it, they both will return to their wold state and remain that way forever. The pain of never seeing Klaus or him holding me is unbearable.
But to get to him, I must first grant Bjorn his one true heart’s desire… Me.

MY RATING: 3.5 Stars

MY REVIEW:

Oh my gosh – I am so conflicted by this book. This is such an interesting story with such an intense and intricate story line – but I honestly feel like the writing could take some work… Let’s elaborate shall we?

The Good:

Aria is a really wonky character. She shows tremendous growth through out the book but I found my self a bit annoyed by her wishy washy attitude to the boys. Yes I am VERY familiar with RH (not that this is what this is YET) and it is every woman’s prerogative to change their mind and be fickle creatures but I felt like her feelings for Bjorn kind of changed at a drop of a hat. And for someone who was so sure about her feelings for Klaus she started doubting herself really quickly closer to the end of the book.

That being said I LOVED her papa. He wasn’t really featured all that much but I found myself so intrigued by him that I would have loved to read his back story. I think he was pretty bad ass in his day. And I loved how realistic the friction between the two brothers was from them fighting over the girl. I have read many a menage between two brothers and a girl and I completely get the allure but I have always found it a little unrealistic. Like there really would be NO jealousy and bumping of heads (pun intended 😉 )

The Not So Good:

So I am not exactly sure how to articulate this (let’s face it I am no author) but the writing annoyed me a little bit. There was some issues with grammar and word choices and sentence structures that just didn’t sit right with me – but even with that…

The Great:

I COULD NOT PUT THE BOOK DOWN

Once I got into the story line with Aria and the boys I couldn’t stop reading. I had to know what happened next and honestly? I was never dissapointed with what was given to me. The story kept giving more and more then deeper I climbed into it.

Even with the issues with the writing I am looking forward to reading the next one and seeing where the author takes us next.

Tuesday Madness #4

19 May

TTT (Top Ten Tuesday @ That Artsy Girl)

This week’s topic: Top Ten Reasons why I love…(Insert your favourite author / book / series etc here)

I am going with the obvious, on the nose option of my Top Ten Reasons why I love READING.

  1. The world sucks. I know that’s a little dark and not completely true all the time – but there is a lot out there that could be quite a bit better and jumping into a book is a like taking a little breather from all the ugly around you. It’s like my little bubble
  2. Book Boyfriends. Need I say more?
  3. Book Boyfriends. Because. You know you can have more then one, so why can’t you use it as more than 1 reason?
  4. The worlds that amazing authors create by putting a few words to paper. Have any of you read Rise of the Iliri by Auryn Hadley. She created this entire planet with the most amazing landscapes and cities to explore that by the end of the series it felt like I had seen it with my own 2 eyes.
  5. The characters. Other then the previously mentioned book boyfriends – you meet so many amazing characters. Brothers, sisters, best friends. You grow attached to them, fall in love with them, morn their deaths and celebrate their victories with them.
  6. The Fantasy. You get to live in a world that isn’t normally possible. You get to read about and see things that don’t exist in real life. You learn of mages, werewolves, fae and vampires. You get to submerge yourself into a world where not only is all of this possible but completely part of every day life.
  7. The community. Especially being a book blogger or someone belonging to a book club. Reading brings people of like minds together to share in the amazing worlds. In the amazing stories. You make new friends and create new bonds.
  8. Learning new things. I have a vast amount of sometimes completely useless information stored in my brain that I have learned from books I have read. Yes sometimes some of the things aren’t completely factual because we all know vampires don’t really sparkle in the sun – but I do know how to make the most perfect batch of cookies thanks to one of the books I have read
  9. The escape. Not quite the same as my point 1. As someone who has a very busy, active life outside of my reading (working, wifeing and momming) reading or listening to my audiobooks is the most perfect escape a mom can get. Let’s face it – it’s not as if you can go on holiday by yourself so climbing into a book can be like a refreshing visit to a resort in Hollywood.
  10. Then the most important – the stories. The stories are like a combination of all points 1 through to 9. They are interesting, and never quite the same. They are colourful and fun. They can give you a reason to cry or to laugh. No 2 books leave you with the same feeling. And even with the most predictable, disappointing books you always still get away. You always get something out of it for yourself.

Teaser Tuesday @ The Purple Booker

The rules here are simple. Grab the book your busy with, open on a random page and quote 2 snippets from that page. Just don’t spoil the book for your fellow readers and don’t forget to give us the title and author of the book.

“You’re the perfect antihero, along with your harem of destruction,” he continues. “Exquisitely balanced like no other, with a system too complicated and intricate for any other to copy.”

I am so into this series at the moment that pretty much everything else is falling to the sidelines. I have so many more important things to do but am just not getting to it because when a book demands to be read… you read the crap out of that book.

First Chapter, First Paragraph, Tuesday Intros with @ Socrates Book Reviews

Supposedly, when I make up my mind, I put my head down and accept my fate fearlessly. At least that’s what Lamar said.

He Said it with a believable dose of conviction so I don’t think he was lying.

I just think he’s an absolute idiot. Because as the Devil wickedly grins at me like I’m the most amusing thing he’s ever witnessed, I don’t feel fearless at all.

Fake it until you make it.

What do you think… would you give it a go?

Review: A Final Paige (Hidden Kingdom Trilogy #3) by Lila Rose

17 May

Title: A Final Paige

Series: Hidden Kingdom Trilogy #3

Author: Lila Rose

About:

One, two, learning what’s new.
Three, four, it’s time to set the score.
Five, six, things just might get nixed.
Seven, eight, there is so much hate.
Nine, ten, it’s time to live again.
Dark days filled with pain are still present in Paige’s life. If it wasn’t for her men, she would have given up a while ago. Even with the looming visit to the council, who she’s sure want to see her destroyed, she can easily take them on because she has her guys at her side.
And as long as they aren’t harmed, then she won’t have to kill anyone.
For now.

*This is the last book in a reverse harem romance trilogy. There’s adult themes, course language, humor, and mm scenes, for 18+ only. Book #1 is titled A Torn Paige.
*Bestselling author, Lila Rose, writing as L. Rose to bring you a brand-spanking-new reverse harem paranormal romance series. You’ll laugh, maybe cry, and hopefully enjoy feisty Paige and her annoyingly hot men.

MY RATING: 4 Stars

MY REVIEW:

What could possibly be better than being the Ghoul queen of a thriving Hidden Kingdom who has magical strength, 5 bonded mates, a family that will follow her to the ends of the earth so they can stick together?

How about we throw in a Fae king with even more magical powers that believe your his fated wife? No? Check your pulse…Okay maybe it isn’t all as easy and wonderful as I make it sound. Yes The Council is coming for them – so they put on their big girl panties and make a journey to The Council to take on their corrupt asses (wish someone would do that in our goverment *cough*). And yes maybe your Fae King doesn’t want to come with as he has his own kingdom to run, but what good is a book if it doesn’t have a few insurmountable obstacles to overcome.

This one was a bit of a downer after the first two books in the trilogy but still pretty much impossible to put down. I do feel like the sex scenes ended up being a little OTT and happening to easily and frequently but Lila Rose still managed to pack in a lot of action and interesting twists to satisfy me more then a few times over.

Review: A Lost Page (Hidden Kingdom Trilogy #2) by Lila Rose

17 May

Title: A Lost Paige

Series: Hidden Kingdom Trilogy #2

Author: Lila Rose

About:

One, two, death is surrounding you.
Three, four, you’ll fight even more,
Five, six, grab your crucifix,
Seven, eight, learn more of your fate,
Nine, ten, battle every now and then.

Paige Alice knows heartache, yet she still has so much to deal with being the ghoul queen. She’ll have to pull up her big-girl panties, steel her heart, and get on with queenly duties… only she didn’t realize it would involve an up-close-and-personal with the devil himself.

MY RATING: 5 Stars

MY REVIEW:

The Good

No. No I can’t do this. I have to start with The Great – Big FAT spoiler alert!

Ezra is ALIVE! Okay – So we only find that out a little bit later – but I really needed to get it out there.

So back to the Good:

Paige just carries on growing and growing into this really kick ass, bad ass, awesome queen and the more we get into things the more she impresses me. Who else could take on the devil himself without any consequences.

Her relationship with her bonded mates is just as impressive. And lets face it – their relationships with each other two. I think what I loved most about this series is the fact that the love between them all really is equal. Even though Paige is their queen she isn’t numero uno so much. The love shared between them is pure, sweet and sometimes a little crazy once the boys start fighting for dominance between themselves. But come one lets face it – no way is Asher giving up that position even to our resident bad ass werewolf.

Then of course we thrown in a bit of twist – bring back our not so dead hell hound, turn him into Lucifer’s son *throw in a Pinocchio reference here if you feel like it* and make Paige the happiest girl alive. Because now not only does she have her 4 very lovely bonded mates but she gets the first love of her life back.

But of course not everything can be sunshine and roses and pretty butterflies. The Council is knocking on their door and coming to ruin their happy bubble – and sends them on an epic journey that may or may not bring some more twists into their world. I love the balance of action and romance and little bits of adventure thrown in.

A great fun read.

Funtastic Friday #3

15 May

So it’s time for Book Beginnings @ Rose City Reader & #Friday56 @ Freda’s Voice

My book beginning this week is from Phoenix Rise (Phoenix ShiftARS #1) by Charlotte Brice

I stand looking at the mirror, got to say I look good. Well good for a first day at work, not sure if my girlfriend would agree with how good I look.It took me an hour to iron every crease to perfection last night, and she was waiting eagerly to go to bed. Guess she had other ideas for our last night togherther

I really love this beginning – purely because I know that this book is going to turn into a MM pretty soon (or shall I say MMMM) and this guy obviously has no idea about whats waiting for him.

Now – this weeks #Friday56:

“Did I…? I’m not even sure what I’m asking now. I just want to know if I looked stupid in front of everyone, but after being introduced as Penelope, that ship has long since sailed.

About: My name is Lieutenant Harlow and I’ve just been attached to a small unit on an army base far from where I was settled. I’m 23 and recently out of training, so although I rank higher than the three guys in my team, they treat me like the newby. The three guys are gay and also lovers so the team dynamics are off. Luckily these guys look at me like a conquest and welcome me in. They are huge guys, solid muscle and tower 6 inches above me . Despite coming top of my class in fitness, martial arts and target shooting, to them my 5ft10 frame makes me seem like a delicate flower. They think I’m straight, I won’t tell them I’ve been tempted before. Just like I won’t tell them my shift beast.

But all my secrets might come out anyway as these guys peel away my layers until they break my core.

This is an M/MMM harem novel suitable for over 18’s due to the sexual content 

What do you think?

Tuesday Madness #3

13 May

Yes – it’s Wednesday. Deal with it. My Tuesday was absolute madness at work, with the kids and when I finally had 15 minutes to sit down and do the post I was about 2 paragraphs from finished when everything just went haywire and I lost my entire post. So suck it up buttercups I didn’t feel like redoing it last night and will therefor redo it now… Cos I have to share.

TTT (Top Ten Tuesday @ That Artsy Girl)

This week’s TTT is the Top Ten books I abandoned / DNFed.

This one was a bit of a tough one for me… I don’t abandon and I don’t DNF (is that a double negative?) I have a really really hard time putting a book down if I have started it. My imagination does not allow it because I just keep on thinking about what might have happened. And then I end up just going back to it just to see what happened. I actually once read a twincest book (because I didn’t know that was what I was getting into) and I finished it because. Well. I guess it ended up being interesting and actually had a really good story.

Which leads me to my second point… I have a motto. Regret nothing. Everything makes me who I am, even the things I probably should have done. Reading that book actually opened up my book reading world to a whole different genre and really tend to enjoy some of it sometimes.

So I will adjust this weeks topic to 10 Books I probably should never have read but ended up doing anyway.

First up the 5 books I shouldn’t have read as they were just a bit more then I expected. But ended up not being to bad.

Next up would be the 5 books I started and did not enjoy finishing. Yes some of them will shock. So I am not a classics fan. *gasp*

Teaser Tuesday @ The Purple Booker

The rules here are simple. Grab the book your busy with, open on a random page and quote 2 snippets from that page. Just don’t spoil the book for your fellow readers and don’t forget to give us the title and author of the book.

Got this one as a review request – My teaser:

My gaze wanders to the door again. I am looking for the stranger, the one who saved me last night. He hasn’t come to the bar tonight, and I realize that I have been waiting for him.

It is a really interesting read. Has a few issues. but the story line is crazy intriguing (if a little weird)

First Chapter, First Paragraph, Tuesday Intros with @ Socrates Book Reviews

“Are you nervous?” Klaus asks, pulling me from my reflection in the mirror. I am sixteen now, the age which the next king marries. In two more years, I will be taking my seat as ruler of Clearwater Kingdom and the protector of this realm and others.

So like I said – a little buggy. But once I got into the story line it got a little difficult to put the book down tbh.

So are you someone that gives a book all you have? Or are you one of the lucky ones that can put it down if you find it dissatisfying.

Be Safe!

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