Book Review – The air He Breathes – Brittainy C. Cherry

I wasn’t sure how I felt going into this book. On the one hand I was excited to try something different and so highly rated, but on the other hand I wasn’t sure I was ready for a cry-bucketfuls kind of book. And this definitely seemed like both.

Elizabeth moves back to her small town to reclaim her old life after losing her husband. She’s not sure she can ever be whole again or ever love again. Then she meets Tristan. Tristan is the town’s newbie, a recluse, kind of weird an definitely the talk of town. Elizabeth is warned to stay away from him, he’s angry all the time, arrogant, definitely not the kind of man she wants around herself or her daughter. But Elizabeth recognises something in Tristan.

He was hard to look at, because he was so broken, but every scarred part of his existence seemed to draw me in.

He’s broken too, he’s suffered the same kind of lose she hers. Perhaps worse. So while they might not fix each other, maybe they can help each other forget… or remember…

Her soul was scarred, and mine was burned. But when we were together, the hurting hurt a little less. when we were together, the past wasn’t as painful to take in. When we were together, I never for a second felt alone.

This book was definitely not my kind of read. Unfortunately it did very little for me. Death is an incredibly difficult topic for anyone, and I read it knowing it would be a trigger for some and at the very least tug at my heartstrings. For me it did not. I felt it was trying too hard to be an emotional read. Maybe I’m dead inside because I honestly did not feel. I knew where I was meant to cry, but I mostly rolled my eyes at the overly angsty moments.

The writing was also doing nothing for me either. I mean, there was the hilarious inappropriate best friend who made me smile even though at times I thought she went too far. But mostly the book fell flat for me. There were times where I thought it was too forced… the emotion and the overly emotional lines.

You know that place in between nightmares and dreams? The place where tomorrows never come and yesterdays don’t hurt anymore? The place where your heart beats in sync with mine> The place where time doesn’t exist, and It’s easy to breathe? I want to live there with you.

Maybe it’s just me.. probably. But I mean, too too much!

Overall, I seem to be the exception to the rule. People loved this book. They felt, they cried… I on the other hand wondered when it would end.


2 stars.

Amazon buy link – The Air He Breathes by Brittainy C. Cherry

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Spotlight – Vampire Queen Series by Joey W. Hill

Joey W. Hill is one of my favorites of all time! And that list is short which means I could sing her praises all day long. And while I know (and LOVE) her Nature of Desire series, I just recently started this one and fell in love!

I’m only at book I, but book XIII, Night’s Templar, was released on Halloween’s! Book number XIII! That’s A LOT of Joey W. Hill, which means I’m in my own little heaven right now.

Book XIII is a BDSM paranormal romance / Male-male.


Blurb: Lord Uthe, a member of the Vampire Council, was a Templar Knight centuries ago. Even up to the present day, he has attempted to honor the spirit of the Rule, despite the volatile and highly sexual nature of the vampire world. Yet now he’s caught the attention of the Fae Lord Keldwyn, liaison between the Council and Fae Court. Keldwyn challenges Uthe’s emotional isolation and dominant nature. When a quest from Uthe’s past requires Keldwyn’s help to protect both their worlds, Uthe will have to decide whether the Fae male is a gift from God to be cherished and trusted, or a curse that will make Uthe fail the Order he promised to serve all his life.


HAVEN’T READ ANY OF JOEY’S VAMPIRE QUEEN SERIES? This is a great time to start. Joey did mention this is the 13th book, right? You have plenty to read! Since Keldwyn and Uthe’s story is pretty deeply entrenched in the culture of her vampires, she wouldn’t recommend reading it first. However, you don’t have to read ALL of the twelve preceding books to enjoy it; you just need more familiarity with the Vampire Queen’s world. According to her, Beloved Vampire (Book 4) is a standalone and a GREAT gateway book into the series with the sexy Lord Mason. Or you can read the first two in the series, Vampire Queen’s Servant and Mark of the Vampire Queen, because Lady Lyssa and Jacob started it all. Excerpts and blurbs for the whole series are here – Each book comes with a recommendation on whether it can be read as a standalone or which books should be read as prequels for it.

She thanks you all for considering her vampires, so go on, read it with me! I’m currently reading Mark of the Vampire Queen and will start posting the reviews pretty soon.

Now to contact Joey:

Twitter: @JoeyWHill



Happy reading!

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Book Review – Middle of Knight (Jack and Jill #2) – Jewel E. Ann

Why do I do this to myself? Another major cliffhanger that had me gasping for breath! Ok, so I do this to myself because I live on the edge, at least I’d like to think so but man, this one was a major one! (Sidebar: This review only makes sense if you’ve read book #1 in this series. Do yourself a favor, buy this series… the storyline is unlike anything you’ve read before.)

So this is the sequel to the amazing End of Day where we met Jackson and Jillian, or Jude and Jessica, depending on which part of their story interests you more… we were left with a cliffhanger then and this one starts right where we left off, with AJ… And while we get the continuation of this amazing story, we unfortunately get introduced to Ryn. I say ‘unfortunately’ because I’m sorry, this story bored me… but anyway, we meet Ryn.

Jackson has always been into older women and Ryn is gorgeous and 10 years older, so he wants her. And he falls for her. Immediately. I just didn’t get that. Ryn annoyed the hell out of me. She was so insecure and inappropriate. I mean, I get where her insecurity came from but coupled with talking about her big grandma underwear and her pancake boobs and how she wasn’t “groomed in certain areas”… I honestly just did not see what Jackson saw in her. It wasn’t that she was older, it was the way she just didn’t have herself together. And then he fell in love in a day… yeah, I wasn’t the biggest fan of this storyline and unfortunately it took up most of the first half.

I was quite disappointed because I absolutely fell in love with book #1 and I had been dying for the sequel. I’d already told my husband there would be no way this book would get more than 3 stars. But then the Jackson storyline was interspersed with the Jillian one and Jillian… sigh… a woman after my own heart. I just love everything about her character and how witty she is and how she loves and gives with everything in her.

So there was that Jillian – AJ storyline and the Jessica – Luke storyline and we got more of Luke this time. I was admittedly an AJ fan but I got to see why Jillian loved Luke so much… BUT, I still remain an AJ fan, despite that cliffhanger that nearly tore my heart out :/ But yet again I admired how well Jewel E. Ann created this love triangle… it’s really hard to not root for Luke even though I’m an AJ fan.

So Jillian/Jessica is falling deeper in love with AJ, when she never thought she could love again.

The man who would always have her heart was alive, but she would never see him again. The man who made her think love was possible without said heart was right next door, but he was on a cruel suicide mission and eventually he would die and she would never see him again.

Sigh, AJ’s story. My heart broke for him, and for his love for Jillian… and how they clung to one another even though they both knew the end was near…

“I love you, Aric James. You’ll never know how much I needed you to come into my life when you did. You’ve given my existence a life again. This feeling in my chest feels like… like a fucking heartbeat. I don’t even know how that’s possible, but it’s there… and I need it.”

Sigh… between this heartache, that crazy surprise near the end and the actual end? Just blew my mind!

In fact if it wasn’t for the Ryn storyline this would have been another 5 star read. But because of that…

4 stars.

Absolutely cannot wait for the last book because this just might be the trilogy of the year!

Amazon Buy Link -> Middle of Knight by Jewel E. Ann


I’d like to thank the author for providing this copy for my review.

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Book Review – The Queen (The Original Sinners #8) – Tiffany Reisz

Be still my beating heart! What a book! What a series! What a way to end a series! 5 stars! 5 stars! 5 stars!

The Queen is the book that goes full circle. The one where Eleanor the submissive becomes Nora the Dominatrix. The one where Eleanor leaves Soren. The one where they all fight, they all hurt… the one where Wes comes into the picture… and the one where they are finally together again. Forever this time.

I just have never seen such originality in erotica. A book that combines sex, wit and religion with such ease. I’m shaking my head as I write this because this is brilliance right here. You haven’t read anything like it and you never will. While I was reading it, I’d pause to read out parts of it out loud to my husband and his standard response was “What the hell are you reading?!” Like for example:

“How many fingers?”

“Are you asking if you can fist me?”

“They don’t call me Griffin Fist because I know how to box.”

Haha… cue me dying of laughter and my husband struggling not to smile to prove a point.

This book.. this series, is something else, if I wasn’t hating the blasphemy (went to a catholic school, can’t help the auto-response), I was laughing at how crazy-funny-crazy Nora is, or trying to catch my breath at those hot scenes. I mean, sadists never looked so good!

But the entire series is that good, we know this. So what is it about this final book? What made it so good it got 5 stars? For me it was the answers we got, why was Soren so bad in The Siren? How did Nora meet Wes?  How did Nora become the Queen of the Underground? How did they all end up in this twisted fucked up family? And of course, how does it all end?

Tiffany Reisz tied it all up beautifully. I actually dragged out the last 5% because I just couldn’t imagine this would be it. Not these people I’ve come to know and love… and sometimes hate… but mostly love….

I’ve always thought that Kingsley got the raw end of the deal. I mean, he loses Soren and Soren doesn’t want to share Nora… so I loved seeing what he gains in the end. I also loved seeing a more human Soren. He’s always been treated like a god in the series which I wasn’t really a fan of, so I enjoyed him finally being human… hurting for losing Nora… almost breaking with his love for her… sigh…

“We made a deal, remember? You gave me forever and I would give you everything. I fully intend to hold up my end of the deal, no matter what it costs me.”

“It was a bad deal,” she said. “I was fifteen. And you haven’t given me everything.”

“I have given you my heart, my body and every secret about me you would ever want to know. I have put my priesthood on the line for you, my work, my reputation, my happiness and quite often my own sanity. What more do you want from me?”

Man, did I love how these people hurt for each other, because of each other. And how well they healed each other. And in the end…

“Forever,” she whispered.

“Everything,” he said.

Sigh. Like I said, it goes full circle. You could easily just pick up The Siren and just read this series over and over and over again… pure perfection.

5 Stars!

Amazon Buy Link -> The Queen by Tiffany Reisz


I’d like to thank the publisher for providing this ARC for my review.

Series reading Order

The Red Years


The White Years


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Book Review – Hold Me Close – Megan Hart

I’m a HUGE Megan Hart fan, and this book, yet again, reminds me why I’m so in love with her writing! Everything about this book was pure pure perfection!

Hold Me Close is the story of Effie. Effie was kidnapped at the age of 13 and locked in a basement by a sick man. But she wasn’t alone. Inside the basement she met Heath, a 15 year old boy. They suffered together inside that basement for years until they were rescued. Now as grown ups they still mean the world to each other.They fell in love at that basement, but while Heath is out with his love for Effie, while he knows he will never love anyone as much as he loves her, Effie has her doubts about the whole thing. She loves Heath, she does. But she wants to forget those torturous years in the hands of a mad man. And Heath is a constant reminder of that.

When you loved somebody, you wanted to give them everything you could. You wanted what was best for them, no matter what. You wanted them to move beyond what was awful and terrible, beyond anything that had ever hurt them. She would never be able to do that for him, nor he for her. They would forever and always be a reminder to each other of all the things Effie wanted them both to be able to forget.

So as much as she loves having Heath in her life, as much as she loves him, she can’t be with him.

She loves him. She will probably never love anyone else, not like this. But how would she ever know if she could, if she doesn’t even try? If this is all they have because it’s all they believe they can ever have, how is that good for either of them? To never have even the illusion of choice?

And so begun this angsty torturous love story. And while it made me hurt, while at times it annoyed me, I fell in love with it completely.

See, I’m a huge fan of a very certain type of heroine, and Effie was not it. Heath loved her so much he hurt every day with his love for her. And she continued to push him away. I hated that she did that. Even while I understood her need for normalcy. She was definitely a different sort of heroine… I would say a very Megan Hart kind of heroine… emancipated, sexually liberated… but as I’ve learnt with her heroines, a bit on the selfish side… maybe a lot. I just hurt for Heath the entire time :(

“Everytime we’re together, I tell myself not to hope that this time you’ll just fucking see that there is nobody else for you. That you’ll give me a chance to prove we’re good together, really good, no matter what your mother says. Or anyone else. And overtime that hope, it fucking slaughters me, Effie, because in the end it’s so obvious that you could not possibly love me. If you did, you wouldn’t keep pushing me away.”

Sigh. I loved loved loved this man. How he held his heart on his sleeve.

“Don’t you understand? That’s why it’s no good for us to be together. All we do is remind each other of the past. It will keep us both… crazy.”

“Haunt me,” he whispered. “Make me crazy for the rest of my life. But please, Effie. Don’t leave me. Just let me love you.”

He was the hero of my dreams, this man. How he stepped up and was there for Effie even when she didn’t deserve him… and let’s not forget how sexy he was ;) Because yes, we do get steam… lot’s of it… at a temperature I was shocked to have handled, even while reading in the bus :)

But the story as you can imagine is not a hearts and flowers kind of story. We get their present which is nothing but hurt… and we get their past which was nothing but torture. The days in the basement where they suffered together, where they were tortured together, where they fell in love with each other… and the present where their love for each other is so strong, so undeniable, yet so difficult.

I can’t explain what this book did to me. It was everything I needed it to be. It was Megan Hart at her flawless best. One of my favorite reads of the year, no doubt.

5 stars.

Amazon Buy Link – Hold Me Close by Megan Hart


I’d like to thank the publisher for providing this ARC for my review.

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Book Review – Pretty When You Cry (Stripped #4) – Skye Warren

It’s almost impossible to have a series where the books just get better and better… almost, because we have the Stripped Series being that exception to the rule. I’ve absolutely loved every book in this series, and this one is the best one yet!

Pretty When You Cry is the long awaited story of Candy and Ivan. I, like everyone else, couldn’t wait to find out what Candy and Ivan’s story is. Why the animosity when they’re clearly linked in some way? And it did not disappoint. We get it from the beginning, when Candy escapes a religious community and finds herself in Tanglewood and in front of Ivan.  She needs a job, she’ll even strip, but Ivan has other plans for her. He wants to keep her, but he has proclivities, stuff she feels she escaped from, no way is she going to be trapped with another kinky older man. But she feels something for Ivan, maybe if he let his guard down, she might learn to love him, because she already loves it.

This basement, this building. The space where he watches me, both of us held by our own dark desires… we are made of the same thing, he and I. Of sin and hope, of power and pleasure. We are made to dream.

No, I’m not going to tell you what the kink was, because it’s taboo, very taboo, and I want you to discover it for yourself. Thing is, Skye Waren writes the best dark books I’ve read… and while the Stripped Series is not her darkest, I feel like it’s her kinkiest. For an erotica reviewer, you cannot imagine how many sex scenes I read in a day. I should be jaded by now. And I do skim over and roll my eyes at some sex scenes but Skye Warren reminds me why I read erotica. It is so well written, so steamy I never know what to do with myself. She writes erotica the way I want it to be written – different, kinky, hot.

But other than the steam which I can’t get over, is the storyline. This is no long sex-scene-turned-book without any story. Her Stripped Series has always had an amazing storyline, I just always felt like they could have been longer, more explored and drawn out. That’s of course a testament to her skills that I just want to read, read, read… BUT, this one was perfect. The storyline was not a pretty one. Candy has seen a lot in her life, so has Ivan. The storyline drew me in and held me captive. It was fully explored so I wasn’t left wanting, and again, while it is not pretty, while you will hurt for these two characters, you also understand them, understand what makes them tick. I absolutely loved everything about it, about them.

That’s how we are together – depraved and beautiful.

I loved watching Ivan learn to let go, learn to love…

“All I have to do is look at you, and I’m hurting with how much I want you.”

Sigh. Skye Warren at her best!

5 stars!

Amazon Buy Link -> Pretty When You Cry by Skye Warren


I’d like to thank the author for providing this copy for my review.

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Book Review – Nuts (Hudson Valley #1) – Alice Clayton

After finding out that I do indeed enjoy humorous contemporary romance, I decided to go for an Alice Clayton book, because everyone I spoke to said she was the queen of the genre.

Nuts is the story of Roxie, a chef from small town Hudson Valley. Roxie hated the small town life, didn’t fit in in high school, wasn’t in tune with her hippie mother, so she moved to LA to become a private chef. And she was doing alright until her clients quit on her and her mom joined The Amazing Race (the absolutely awesome reality show you must watch!) So since her mum owns a diner, she needs Roxie to run it for her while she’s on the show and even though Roxie hates the idea of going back to the small town, she has no clients so why not?

So Roxie moves back to Hudson Valley and meets Leo, the hottest farmer to have ever lived. Roxie prefers casual arrangements… not one night stands per se… but she wants to be clear on where she stands and avoid the messy. And she lets Leo know. But she can’t avoid the messy for long…

I will start by saying that this was a sweet simple story… in the way that Contemporary Romance stories are simple, that is, not much happening in the way of grit, action, suspense etc… sweet though, because I did feel all kinds of warm after the epilogue. BUT, and this is a big one, there just wasn’t much happening to keep my attention. I mean, there was drama, but romantic comedy drama. The kind you can see a mile away, the kind that leads to tears and arguments on the side of the road before it all wraps up neatly.

I hardly ever read contemporary romance because I prefer more in my books. When I do read the genre, I’ve mentally prepared myself for somewhat sappy romance, which I don’t mind… not really, but this book was meant to be hilarious! To have at least that. It wasn’t. At least not to me. He’s a farmer and there were a lot of ‘oh my what a big cucumber you have wink wink‘  kinds of jokes. And of course the book is called Nuts, so you know that joke couldn’t go unsaid! I’m not a fan, sorry. And once or twice is fine but man, they were everywhere! Did I smile occasionally? Of course. Did I laugh out loud? No.

Then there was the fact that I’d been told that not only are the books funny, but they are also so steamy! Because I wasn’t getting the one, I hoped for the other. Sigh. There were a lot of ‘dot dot dot fill in the blanks’ going on. And I’m okay with that. A little. But I don’t know, I suppose I expected more. The second half got way steamier and sort of made up for the first half.

That being said, I loved Leo’s character. I appreciated the sweetness of the story in the end and while it wrapped up too neatly, I did smile and think, ‘awww’ :)

Yet while I’m intrigued with the idea of the second book, I think I should stay off this genre for a while.

3 stars.

Amazon Buy Link -> Nuts by Alice Clayton


I’d like to thank the publisher for providing this ARC for my review.

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Book Review – Love The Way You Lie (Stripped #1) – Skye Warren

As soon as I read book #2 in this series I knew I wanted to get my hands on the rest of the series… and I wasn’t disappointed! This book is poetry… this entire series is poetry.. dirty filthy erotically charged poetry, and Skye Warren is my very own Pablo Neruda :) So this is Honey’s story. Honey, real name Honor, is clearly hiding from something. All the girls who work at The Grand, a seedy strip joint, are. But Honey is unlike the others. She’s not hardened, she’s definitely scared of something. And when she sees Kip, she knows she should be afraid of him.

I don’t like the way he watches me. There’s patience in the way he watches me. And patience implies waiting, it implies planning.

But something draws her to him. It’s not just physical attraction, though that’s definitely there… it’s the way he makes her feel protected. Something she’s never felt before. So it’s confusing for her Honey, to be afraid of someone, yet feel protected by him. She knows he’s hiding something, but so is she. She’s curious about him, but knowing him would be allowing him to know her, something she just can’t do.

Kip stands there looking gruff and intimidating, like he would take on the whole world for looking at him sideways. There are scars on his knuckles that say he tried. And there’s a bend in his nose that says he’s lost. But despite all that violence, he touches me with desire. He already has my body, already bought and used up. But he wants something else. He wants me.

Sigh… the writing! See why it’s like poetry to me? The way the author pulls me in and holds me there… I mean, the storyline is amazing, the characters are amazing, but it’s the writing I can’t do without. It’s the writing that makes Skye Warren a favorite. The writing that makes me abandon everything else and pick up her books.

I don’t know much about trust. It’s a language I don’t speak. But I hear the sound of it, the heart of it, when I’m near him. I want this badly enough to try. I need him badly enough to shake with the effort.

Ah Kip… the things he did, the things he said!

“Shh.,” he soothes. “I didn’t say anything,” I say. I feel his smile. “I heard you anyway, Honey. I always do. You don’t have to say anything. You just have to feel, and i can hear it like a goddamn church bell.”

This is definitely one of my favorite series of the year. The heat is beyond anything… the angst, the love, the writing… I realise I haven’t given you much of the story but that’s because you have to read it yourself. I did wish it to be longer but don’t we always want that of the books we love?

4.5 stars!

Amazon Buy Link -> Love the Way You Lie by Skye Warren


I’d like to thank the author for providing this copy for my review.

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Book Review – End of Day (Jack and Jill #1) – Jewel E. Ann

Where has this author been all my life?! I’m not sure I can explain how much this book rocked my world. There I was, having never heard of the author, wondering if I should open this book which I knew nothing about… then I did, and a day later, here I am… 5 starring the hell out of the book and lining up every book this author has ever written.

End of Day is the story of two women: Jessica Day and Jillian Knight. Jessica is love with Luke, but she has to leave him. Has to start her life elsewhere. But she’ll never be the same again, because she’s messed up. She has a secret, a problem, and only Luke knows how to deal with it, how to love her through it. You know that soulmate? That once in a lifetime love? She found it. She will never find a love like Luke’s love for her.

Being with you is the best part of my day… everyday. You think you’re broken, but you’re not. And if you were… it wouldn’t matter. I love every. single. piece of you.

Then there’s Jillian. She’s just moved to Omaha. Starting a new life. Left, everything she knew behind. She’s trying to cope with all her loss. Then she meets AJ.

Jillian Knight was clearly a hundred ways of fucked-up, and the warning sirens blared in AJ’s head every time he neared her proximity, but he was deaf to their warning.

AJ clearly has his own problems. PTSD… maybe. He’s 12 years older, he’s grumpy all the time… but man is he sexy! So maybe, just maybe, AJ can help her forget, and she can help him forget…

Something so dark resided in AJ that at times she swore she felt it bleeding from his soul. She’d never felt anyone cling to her like their life depended on it. AJ needed her, maybe even more than she needed him. She physically needed him. He emotionally needed her.

But Jessica and Jillian, they’re one person. Jessica doesn’t know how to reconcile the two. But she better learn fast before her secrets catch up with her.

God I love mysteries! I love suspense. I love erotica too, and I love epic love stories… and this book had it all! The humor – man, the wit on this one… I laughed out loud, and then laughed some more. The suspense – I just didn’t know where this was going… and I didn’t feel rushed to find out, the pace was perfect. I was curious, but I was more excited about the journey. The steam – AJ, Luke, Jackson… these men… sex personified!

And so we get the two stories side by side: Day and Knight. We get to know Jessica and we get to know Jillian. We fall in love with Luke and we fall in love with AJ. The secrets are revealed to us piecemeal, but I love that it didn’t feel prolonged. In between the secrets we have the wit, we have the steam, and we have the love.

The best thing about doing what I do is discovering new authors. Staring at a cover, reading a blurb and wondering whether I want to jump in or not, then jumping in and wondering how I ever read anything else. Jewel E. Ann has my full attention now. Everything about this book was brilliant. Time to read everything else she’s ever written!

5 stars!

Amazon Buy Link -> End of Day by Jewel E. Ann

end of day

I’d like to thank the author for providing this copy for my review.

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Book Review – Grayson – Lisa Eugene

I was immediately intrigued by the blurb. An older man, a recluse, a schizophrenic… It wasn’t something I’d read before and I was curious …

Grayson is the story of Angie, a 24 year old juggling a job and Graduate school. Angie needs an extra jobs to be able to pay off her expenses and that’s how she meets Charles. Charles needs a cleaner, someone willing to clean out an old townhouse. Angie is just the right one for the job, except Charles makes Angie feel weird. Charles is a 19 year old entitled playboy, so Angie wants to stay away, but she needs the money. So she starts cleaning out the house, only someone lives there… Charles’ father Grayson. Grayson has mild schizophrenia, he doesn’t like to interact with people. But Angie gets through to him, falls for him…

I adored the lines of his body: The form, the passion, the intensity. He was simply beautiful. I saw him this way first, as a man. His disorder was just a fraction of who he was.

… now if only he’d trust her. But of course it’s not that easy.

I hated seeing him like this. I hated how this disorder deceived this beautiful man and filled his head with lies. I was trying so hard to be strong, but it killed me to see him so out of touch with reality.

While this was a heavy read, due to the subject matter, it also proved to be a fast read, a sweet read. Grayson is of course hard to get to, but their initial interaction was so cute and sweet. I’ve always loved that initial resistance, and this one definitely tugged at the heartstrings. Then they get to know each other… the biblical way ;) and it was steamy as all hell! Unexpectedly super steamy :)

But then there’s bound to be conflict and this one broke my heart. You could see it coming a mile a way but still it hit like a freight train. It was devastating but still with that underlying sweetness that made up the whole book.

I saw it all. His dark fears, his crippling doubts, his fervent passion and his amazing heart. It was perfection. A perfect should with fissures and flaws that made him beautiful.

I did feel as though the book sometimes became soap-ish… there were some eye-roll moments, the conflicts sometimes too obvious and their solutions too easy… the epilogue was also too short and too sweet… but all in all it was an entertaining read. I did wish it was longer… but it held my attention and warmed my heart… and other places ;)

3.5 Stars


Amazon Buy Link -> Grayson by Lisa Eugene


I’d like to thank the author for providing this copy for my review.

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