BOOK REVIEW: Normal by Graeme Cameron

Normal 
by Graeme Cameron (Goodreads, Twitter)
Published by MIRA on March 31st, 2015
Genres: Adult Fiction, Psychological Thriller, Suspense
Format: e-ARC (304 pages)
Source: Publisher via Netgalley
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This is a love story. No, really.

He lives in your community, in a nice house with a well-tended garden. He shops in your grocery store, bumping shoulders with you as you pass him and apologizing with a smile. He drives beside you on the highway, politely waving to let you into the lane ahead of him.

What you don't know is that he has an elaborate cage built into a secret basement under his garage. And the food that he's carefully shopping for is to feed a young woman he's holding there against her will--one in a string of many, unaware of the fate that awaits her.

This is how it's been for a long time. It's normal...and it works. Perfectly.

Then he meets the checkout girl from the 24-hour grocery. And now the plan, the hunts, the room...the others. He doesn't need any of them anymore. He needs only her. One small problem--he still has someone trapped in his garage.

Discovering his humanity couldn't have come at a worse time.


Psychological thrillers aren't usually the hype for me because of the fact that I'm such a scaredy cat and freak out on pretty much everything, but I was willing to step out of my comfort zone. I thought I was going to enjoy Normal—I mean, it's about a serial killer who targets women and also, falls in love with another woman. Oh, the irony. It's a very intriguing story plot, and I just knew I was going to be engrossed in such a read. Although I wasn't completely wrong, I didn't enjoy this read as much as originally thought. Basically, I've got mixed feelings regarding Normal.

She's an American Beauty, He's an American Psycho


Our serial killer isn't the ugly, sketchy-looking man we see in public. In fact, he isn't the gorgeous specimen we rarely come across either. But what if he is? And the next thing you know, you're that girl who's seductively yet awkwardly trying to ask him out, and when you do have his attention, you've got a 50-50 chance of seeing the rest of your days alive and well, or dead in a ditch... or locked in a cage in his basement.

The first few pages caught me completely off guard; reading a book in a serial killer's POV was freaky enough that I actually got the chills and had an "Oh sh*t!" moment. Graeme Cameron did a great job in creating a terrifying character—twisted and deranged, who killed and stalked with extreme nonchalance and normality, plus the fact that he's unnamed. In all honesty, Cameron's attempt on our serial killer's anonimity had me thinking whether the pretty strangers I've come across in public could possibly be deranged as well.

Not only was his character terrifying, he was also weirdly likeable, and you just can't help but feel bad for him, but still, that didn't stop me from cringing at parts that made me shrug and roll my eyes.

0 to a 100, or Nah?


As much as I wanted to love this book just like how my beloved girls (Tika of Fangirl Confessions and Sarah of One Curvy Blogger) did, I just couldn't. There were just so many unfavorable things that popped up that made me wish this book would just end. I even had the urge to DNF it, but I didn't want to leave my girls hanging and I had the feeling of uncertainty since it was kind of early into the story, so I had to continue. But despite the sections in the book that made me feel bored and disconnected from the story, it was all okay in the end. Well, sort of.

One thing that bothered me was the love story. Sure enough, it was stated in the blurb that he was going to meet someone and get his humanity back, but the sudden transition from killer to lover was just too abrupt for my taste. Intentional as it may seem, it just wasn't believable at all, and when I read a contemporary fictionno matter what sub genre it is and even if it's just fictionRealism is definitely mandatory. However, our serial killer just went from sick and twisted to empathic, but don't get me wrong, I'm not disliking the idea of this novel being a love story, I'm basically just cringing at the immediate shift that I had to do a double take to make sure I didn't miss out on anything.

See, here's another thing that got me scratching my head, and that made me lower my rating. Normal was all types of inconsistent. Another thing was his variety of MOs. Now, I do not mind reading about a serial killer with various killing methods (because that would be freaking cool), but it is one thing to state that a killer is also a cannibal, and not further implicate the act of him killing and eating his victims. I honestly think that section was just an addition to the freak factor of the book and wasn't even necessary althroughout, but it did give me false hope regarding the story plot.

****

I'm not going to deny, Normal was a good read, but I just wasn't sold at all, but if a sequel is out there somewhere, ready to bust out, I am so down for that, because this book was just so open ended, I was met with frustration.

If you like the idea of "reformed" serial killers, maybe this book might just be your next favorite, even though it wasn't entirely my cup of tea.

I'm Broke But Still... [Stacking The Shelves #6]


*Stacking The Shelves is a weekly meme created by Tynga's Reviews, where you share books you've recently added to your TBR (physical or digital)

Hey there, Mischievous Readers!

I've been away for quite some time because of some family matters and my grandma had been in the hospital for a couple of days too, but she's doing pretty well now, and I'm back to blogging. However, I'm—ONCE AGAIN—in a terrible review and book slump. I've tried writing my reviews during my mini hiatus, but I've ran out of creative juice, soooo, I thought I'd just share the books I got in the past few weeks. 

MINI BOOK REVIEW: Cursed by Fire by Danielle Annett

Cursed by Fire (Blood & Magic #1)
by Danielle Annett (Goodreads, Twitter)
Self Published on January 28th, 2015
Genres: New Adult, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, Shifters, Romance
Format: eBook (202 pages)
Source: Author
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It has been six years since the Awakening and peace in Spokane, Washington is still tenuous at best. The vampires and shifters are all vying for control of the city and the humans seem to be the ones suffering the consequences, or so it seems.

Aria Naveed has spent the last two years of her life fighting to make the many wrongs of the world right, but soon finds out that the humans aren’t as weak as they appear and may be a more terrifying foe than any of the other races combined.

When a stranger rolls into town with trouble on his heels, Aria finds herself trapped in the middle of a battle that could cost her more than she has bargained for as a fight for justice turns into an unexpected fight for her life.


I've got a lot of mixed feelings regarding Cursed by Fire. As like most of this book's readers, I couldn't help but compare this novel with Nalini Singh's Psy Changeling series and that of Kate Daniels' (unread), but I wasn't going set it aside, despite the unoriginal concept. I knew for sure, Danielle Annett has got her own set of twists that might separate it from the rest.

The world building was not at all complicated, as this novel is pretty much Urban Fantasy. There are Shifters, Vampires, Humans and Psykers. Aria is a Psyker and to be exact, a Pyro, and it's amusing how she can easily burn something to the ground at the very moment she loses her temper. She's kick-ass and I knew I was going to enjoy reading about her. I love me some kick-ass heroines!

Cursed By Fire is an amusing, quick urban fantasy read. Although it flowed a little bit (okay, maybe more than a little bit) to the cliche side, plus the fact that it had a potential love triangle (which wasn't completely against my liking despite my distaste for love triangles), I still enjoyed the read. It's action packed, fast paced and did I mention a hot wolf shifter partner?

Not a bad read for a debut novel. I'm curious to read the next book, as this one ends with a very intriguing cliffhanger and a couple of loose ends.

*I received this novel courtesy of the author in exchange for an honest review. 

BOOK REVIEW: Every Day by David Levithan

Every Day (Every Day #1)
by David Levithan (Goodreads, Website, Twitter)
Published by Ember on September 12th, 2013
Genre(s): Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Fantasy
Format: Paperback (324 pages)
Source: Purchased
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Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl.

There’s never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. A has made peace with that, even established guidelines by which to live: Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Do not interfere.

It’s all fine until the morning that A wakes up in the body of Justin and meets Justin’s girlfriend, Rhiannon. From that moment, the rules by which A has been living no longer apply. Because finally A has found someone he wants to be with—day in, day out, day after day.


I guess I should begin this review with the following words: this book is bloody brilliant! I absolutely regret not picking up this book sooner, and how I turned a blind eye when this novel was the rave two years ago. Why I even ignored this fantastic book, I have no idea, but better late than never right? 

For those of you who haven't read this incredible novel, let me sum it up for you: we've got a sixteen year old soul who wanders from body to body every day, ever since he was born. 365 days—365 bodies in a year. Our hero calls himself A and is a wandering soul, and no one knows how he came to be, not even himself, and the only thing that has formed his humanity is the variety of memories he acquires as he lives on.

"I am myself—I know I am myself—but I am also someone else."

David Levithan's words are close to impeccable. It's beautiful, lyrical and a free flow of sensational messages that are just so out of this world, and it is rare for me to wholly fall in love with a book, but Every Day just caught me off guard and had me hooked with a concept so original and enigmatic, the whole journey left me agape.

Not only did Every Day leave me speechless, it also had me questioning my very own existence in this world—I know, I'm a weirdo (and a deep thinker too). Though, I honestly think at least 7 out of 10 people who read this masterpiece must have thought the same thing: is A real? Or rather, is the idea of A real? 

"I am not the devil, but I could be."

Despite how this is a Young Adult romance novel, it wasn't the romance that hooked me, but the idea of A waking up as a different type of person each day. Levithan captured realistic idea of different kinds of sixteen year old kids, from gluttons to addicts to depressed individuals to spoiled brats and to religious freaks. There are satirical moments that will make you chuckle, and there are moments when his scenarios pack a heavy punch in the gut, especially when he awakens in individuals you absolutely relate to. 

But as much as I would like to say that I loved this book so much, the ending wasn't to my liking. It felt abrupt, and too sudden and absolutely open ended. I didn't even realize it was already the end until I let my eyes flow to Acknowledgments page. However, this book still gave me the chills and when I found out about the sequel coming out later this year, written in the POV of A's love interest, Rhiannon, I was more than thrilled. 

If you haven't read this book yet, I don't know what you're doing with your life. Every Day is a fast read and if you get hooked, you'll surely devour it in a day, or probably even less. Rest assured, if you pick this up, you will never regret it.

BOOK TOUR: Full Contact by Sarah Castille + Excerpt & Giveaway!




Full Contact
by Sarah Castille
Genre(s): Adult Contemporary Romance
Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on April 7th, 2015

Ray wraps his arms around me and holds me tight as if something terrible has happened and he doesn't want to let me go.

Full Contact. This is how Ray speaks when his emotions overwhelm him. I melt into his stillness. His body is hot and hard, his breath warm on my neck. He smells of leather and sweat, sex and sin. Nothing can tear me away.

When you can't resist the one person who could destroy you...

Sia O'Donnell can't help but push the limits. She secretly attends every underground MMA fight featuring The Predator, the undisputed champion. When he stalks his prey in the ring, Sia is mesmerized. He is dominant and dangerous and every instinct tells her to run.

Every beautiful thing Ray "The Predator" touches he knows he'll eventually destroy. Soft, sweet and innocent, Sia is the light to Ray's darkness-and completely irresistible. From the moment he lays eyes on her, he knows he's going to have to put his dark past behind him to win her body and soul.



EXCERPT


“Clothes off and prepare to be searched.” His voice is warm, lush, and filled with sensual promise. But I am oh so aware that, dominant as he is, he’s mindful of my issue with being undressed. A warm, fluttery feeling spreads from my belly, beating back the memories.

“Help me.”

And he does. His hands over my hands, we slide my shirt and bra up and over my head, his fingers tangling with mine, caressing my body as I am bared for his pleasure. When we get to my shoulders, I raise my arms and Ray takes over. Slow and sensual, his fingers glide over my skin, filling me with the sensation of his touch. When he reaches my hands, he yanks the clothing over my head and tosses it to the floor with a victory growl.

“Back in position.” He smooths his hands down my arms and places my palms against the cool metal surface of the shop wall. And then he is everywhere, his hands roaming over my body, setting fire to my skin. When he has thoroughly touched and kissed every inch of my exposed skin, he tugs out my ponytail holder. My hair fans out across my back in a silken wave.

“Fuck. I love your hair.” He strokes his fingers through the strands. “Don’t put it up when you’re with me.”

“Guess that means I won’t be with you when I’m exercising or doing ink.” With a grin, I look back over my shoulder, but my smile fades at the intensity of his stare.

“You know what I do to girls who give me attitude?” He kicks my legs apart, then smooths his hand over my ass.

  Desire, dark and delicious, curls through my body. “What do you do?”

His hand tightens, fingers digging into my flesh. “I spank them.”

I make a soft sound, deep in my throat. Morbid fascination, dan- gerous desire—everything I’ve imagined but never thought could be real, he offers with a brush of his fingertips. “I’ve never been spanked,” I whisper. “But I think I might like it.”

His deep, satisfied rumble pulses between my legs. “You’re gonna kill me, sayin’ things like that.” He circles my waist with his hands, his fingers lingering on the waistband of my jeans, skimming along the inside, his touch an erotic tickle that makes me writhe against him.

“Don’t move.”

“Then don’t do things that make me want to push you to the ground and tear off your clothes.”

He chuckles, amused. “We’ll get to that later. Right now, you’re taking off your jeans and I’m gonna 
help you, like last time.”

With a vicious tug, he reaches around and opens the zipper, then positions my hands on my hips and covers them with his palms, guiding me as I push down my jeans. Although he is working around my trigger, he is still totally in control, and I tremble, overwhelmed with the knowledge that for the first time, I can have what I want without the past getting in the way.

He crouches beside me, offering his shoulder as I toe off my shoes and kick my jeans away. Then he licks his lips and barks, “Back to the wall.”

My mouth waters at his tone—low, commanding, authoritative. Intensely erotic. He is so unlike any man I have ever been with. I turn without thinking, curiosity overriding reticence and my fear of losing control.

Crouched in front of me, Ray glides his hands up my legs, his fingers drawing lazy circles over the sensitive skin of my inner thighs, turning my thoughts to the throbbing between my legs. Unable to resist, I run my hands through the soft fuzz on his head.

He looks up, his eyes hooded with desire, then stands, dwarfing me with his massive body. With one hand pressed against the wall beside me, he glides a finger along the edge of my silky red panties, his lips curling into a satisfied smile when I whimper.

“You like red panties?”

“I like what’s hidden by red panties.” His naughty finger glides over my mound, brushing over the thin slip of fabric covering my aching clit. My breath catches in my throat, and I arch my back and moan.

“You want more?” His voice rumbles in my ear as he slides his hand down to cup my sex.

“Yes.”

He wraps one arm around my waist, pulling my body against him. Then he kicks my legs apart.

“Open for me.”





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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sarah Castille worked and travelled abroad before trading her briefcase and stilettos for a handful of magic beans and a home near the Canadian Rockies. She writes contemporary erotic romance and romantic suspense featuring blazingly hot alpha heroes and the women who tame them. Her books include the bestselling “Redemption” fighter romance series, and the dark, gritty Sinner’s Tribe Motorcycle Club romance series.

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MINI BOOK REVIEW: Frenched by Melanie Harlow

Frenched (Frenched #1)
by Melanie Harlow (Goodreads, Twitter)
Self Published on March 16th, 2014
Genre(s): Contemporary, Erotic Romance, Humor
Format: eBook (336 pages)
Source: Purchased (Free on Amazon)
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When Tucker Branch, playboy heir to Branch Bolt and Screw, screws and bolts a week before their wedding, Mia Devine wants nothing more than to crawl under her newly monogrammed sheets and plan a funeral for her dignity. But her friends convince her that bitter tastes better when it’s drowned in Bordeaux, so Mia grits her teeth and packs her bags, determined to make the best of her luxurious Paris honeymoon—alone.

She never planned on meeting Lucas Fournier.

The easygoing bartender’s scruffy good looks and less-than-sympathetic ear annoy her at first, but when she takes him up on his offer to show her around the city, she discovers that the romance of Paris isn’t just a myth.

Nor is the simultaneous O.

The last thing Mia needs is another doomed love affair, but since she only has a week, she figures she might as well enjoy la vie en O with Lucas while she can. But each day—and night—with Lucas is better than the last, and suddenly her heart is telling her this is more than a rebound fling.

Is it just the seduction of Paris…or could this be the real thing?


First things first. I feel like I'm getting less amused by smexy reads. It always happens the same way. They meet, they spend some time as friends, they screw, they go on a trip, and screw some more, then an ex comes into the picture followed by some nasty drama, then they make up and then happily ever after! All these reads were just too redundant, in my opinion. But I still enjoyed this read, nonetheless. 

After a terrible break up with her ex-fiance and a lot of convincing from her best friends, Mia travels to Paris for some "alone time" on her supposed honeymoon trip. On her first night in Paris, her bitter self meets Lucas, a hot and sexy bartender/guitarist and gets offerred to be toured during her stay. 

The characters were amusing, especially Mia. You could say that she's got a little bit of an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, wanting to make lists and plans all the time. She's obsessed with goals and schedules and objectives. Heck, the woman has no spontaneous bone in her body, until she met Lucas. Meanwhile, Lucas was every girl's Parisian dream guy. The lone artist lover who adores museums and cemeteries and writes poetry and plays sonnetts. That's basically who Lucas is, and by god, I was swooned. 

The romance was undeniably sexy and steamy, and although the time span of the whole book was just pretty much like a week, the pacing appeared to be just right and didn't seem to be rushed at all. 

The only downfall to this book, as mentioned earlier, was that it's somehow no different to most romantic comedy books I've read. Although quite bland and repetitive, it was still a likeable read. If you're looking for a quick, sexy, swoon worthy read, Frenched is what you should pick up. 

BOOK TOUR: Cursed By Fire by Danielle Annett + Excerpt & Giveaway!

Cursed by Fire 
by Danielle Annett
Published by Danielle Annett on January 28th, 2015
Genre(s): Paranormal, Urban Fantasy
Cover Art by Mae I Design

It has been six years since the Awakening and peace in Spokane, Washington is still tenuous at best. The vampires and shifters are all vying for control of the city and the humans seem to be the ones suffering the consequences, or so it seems.

Aria Naveed has spent the last two years of her life fighting to make the many wrongs of the world right, but soon finds out that the humans aren’t as weak as they appear and may be a more terrifying foe than any of the other races combined.

When a stranger rolls into town with trouble on his heels, Aria finds herself trapped in the middle of a battle that could cost her more than she has bargained for as a fight for justice turns into an unexpected fight for her life.


BOOK REVIEW: All Fall Down by Ally Carter

All Fall Down (Embassy Row #1)
by Ally Carter (Goodreads, Website, Twitter)
Published by Scholastic Press on January 20th, 2015
Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Espionage
Format: eBook (325 pages)
Source: Publisher via Netgalley
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A new series of global proportions -- from master of intrigue, NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Ally Carter.

Grace Blakely is absolutely certain of three things:

1. She is not crazy.
2. Her mother was murdered.
3. Someday she is going to find the killer and make him pay.

As certain as Grace is about these facts, nobody else believes her -- so there's no one she can completely trust. Not her grandfather, a powerful ambassador. Not her new friends, who all live on Embassy Row. Not Alexei, the Russian boy next door, who is keeping his eye on Grace for reasons she neither likes nor understands.

Everybody wants Grace to put on a pretty dress and a pretty smile, blocking out all her unpretty thoughts. But they can't control Grace -- no more than Grace can control what she knows or what she needs to do. Her past has come back to hunt her . . . and if she doesn't stop it, Grace isn't the only one who will get hurt. Because on Embassy Row, the countries of the world stand like dominoes, and one wrong move can make them all fall down.



I never realized reading romance books can be kind of exhausting. THERE. I said it! The avid smut reader has become bored from all the smut she's been reading! I'm kidding. I'm not bored, but a change of scenery from all the smexy would be great, so a cool Young Adult fiction novel would probably do the trick. Hence why I picked up All Fall Down.

Well, upon reading, I've concluded two things: One, I do not relate well to female main characters in Young Adult novels, and; Two, it seems almost every YA main character is either an angsty teen or a total daredevil.... or perhaps both; and that is pretty much the description of Grace, our main character in this novel.

The story kicks off with sixteen year old Grace moving into the US Embassy in Embassy Row, where her grandfather lives. Embassy Row is basically a United Nations Embassy located in a foreign country, and is obviously no place for Grace's daredevil antics, especially with her grandfather being the US Ambassador. However, as mentioned above, our main character is a very angsty teen and absolutely antisocial. She believes her mother was murdered, as she claims to have seen the murderer with her very own eyes, on the day of the tragedy, but no one believes a single thing she says. The fact that she was also placed in rehab after the tragedy isn't much help either. Hence, Grace assumes everyone thinks she's crazy.

Grace is determined to find her mother's killer, and the whole fiasco is triggered when she sees the "scarred killer" living in the premises of Embassy Row as the head of security of the Prime Minister of Russia. With the help of her new found friends, she tries to hunt down the killer and make him pay.

But honestly, who wouldn't think of this girl as crazy? Grace seems as if she's from a Spy Kids movie, with a matching death wish, doing all sorts of audacious stunts that could get her and the rest of the kids in trouble. I found her character to be so aggravating and too immature for her age. Sure, she had a tragic past, but she pretty much labelled herself as a "special snowflake" althroughout the book. However, she did grow along the way, but not to my satisfaction.

Well, I'm not going to deny; this was an interesting read and I did fancy the concept of a bunch of global representatives living in a single community, but with separate private territories. There were cool stuff included, like balls and body guards and royal meetings, and what not, plus Grace and her crew's attempt in being smart, spy kids, which kind of reminded me of Agent Cody Banks 2, minus the cool gadgets.

However, Carter pretty much led the readers into a wild goose chase, and I'm not sure if it's in the author's style of saving the huge plot twist the very last minute, because that's how everything went in this book. The unexpected plot twist appeared at almost 96% of the book. Although it was still shocking, however, I still felt as if a lot of questions remained unanswered. But then again, All Fall Down is a beginning of a new series, so we'll see where Carter is bound to go with this novel.

I had so much high hopes for this book, but hey, it's not a bad read for my first try on an Ally Carter novel. If you're into YA espinoages, this book may be just right for you.

BOOK TOUR: Diamond Moon by Celia Breslin + Excerpt & Giveaway!



Diamond Moon 
(Black Hills Wolves #12)
by Celia Breslin
Published by Decadent Publishing on March 27th, 2015
Genre(s): Paranormal Romance
Cover Art by Fiona Jayde
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Human-wolf hybrid Darci Diamond spends every full moon locked in auntie’s basement in Southern Oregon. Her excruciating shifts terrify her, the last one causing her heart to stop beating. Seeking a cure, she journeys to Los Lobos. 

Ross Luparell returns to the struggling Tao pack, using his millions made in the tech industry to build homes for pack families in need. He never imagined he would also find his one true mate. But when a hybrid with the biggest green eyes he’s ever seen lands on his doorstep in the middle of a wicked summer storm, there’s no denying it. She’s the one.

She wants a normal human life, free from pain-filled shifts. He won’t give up on her Wolf, and will do whatever it takes to help her accept her true nature. But can he convince her to trust him with her heart?


#InCaseYouMissedIt: March Madness


It's April now, and I'm just waiting on friends who would attempt to prank me with whatever ludicrious scenario possible. Well, ever since my best friend had pranked me with a pregnancy scare over the phone five years ago -- and I stupidly bought it, as I was unaware it was April Fools' Day -- I have now learned my lesson. ANYTHING SAID ON APRIL FOOLS' SHOULD NOT BE BELIEVED. Now, my best friend thinks she's slick, but I've now learned how to call her bluff. My, do I feel so proud.

Okay, back to the reason why this post is made. March. March. March. Tons of crazy stuff. I have now reached the one year mark of my college graduation-aversary... I... uhhh... know that's not a word. Sooo, moving on. Oh, how time flies. Another crazy thing is the heat here in the Philippines. 86 degrees, ARE YOU KIDDING ME?! It makes me not want to leave home at all. The heat is scorching and all I want to do is take showers with cool water and never leave the bathroom. Ever.

Aaaaaaand, moving on!

So, I thought March was going to be an active month for me. I was so productive the first half of the month. I mean, I had posts up almost every day!!! Then what happened? After the 15th of the month or so, I shut down. I fell into a review slump. Ugh. And as a book blogger, I feel like the worst thing that can happen to you -- other than lose a laptop or an internet connection or an e-reader or whatever -- is to feel unable to write a review, no matter how much you want to say about the book. Even if you've just finished reading it, you feel so disconnected. That's what I've felt the past few days... and it sucks. I didn't know how to write my reviews, so I decided to pick up book after book until my pending reviews had piled up... and now, I'm f*cked.

One Week of Fame!


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On the first Friday of March, I got picked as Alison Can Read and Parajunkee's featured blogger! And it was so much fun because I'd gained more followers, readers and new friends, and even got to share photos of our cute pets since that was the topic for the day. Here's the link to the post if you would like to see pictures of my cute babies.

Reviews in the Past Month


Bringing Home The Bad Boy by Jessica Lemmon
Ask Me Nicely by Amy Andrews
What Lies Between by Charlena Miller
My Life As A White Trash Zombie by Diana Rowland (Audiobook)
Rock Hard (Rock Kiss #2) by Nalini Singh
Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover
I'll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios


Well, this is pretty much a record breaker for me. I've got at least more than 6 reviews posted! Now, if only that review slump didn't happen, I would have gotten more posts up on the blog. Hopefully, I get more productive next month! Hope nobody gets terribly pranked today! 

Happy April Fools' Day! (Or not)

Love,