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Book Review: The Precious Jules

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  Description A deeply felt family narrative that examines the fine line between selfishness and what passes for love. After nearly two hundred years of housing retardants, as they were once known, the Beechwood Institute is closing the doors on its dark history, and the complicated task of reassigning residents has begun. Ella Jules, having arrived at Beechwood at the tender age of eight, must now rely on the state to decide her future. Ella’s aging parents have requested that she be returned to her childhood home, much to the distress of Ella’s siblings, but more so to Lynetta, her beloved caretaker who has been by her side for decades. The five adult Jules children, haunted by their early memories of their sister, and each dealing with the trauma of her banishment in their own flawed way, are converging on the family home, arriving from the far corners of the country—secrets in tow—to talk some sense into their aging parents and get to the root of this inexplicable change of heart.

Book Review: The Devil's Revelation

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  Izzy: I thought he was going to be different, but Torque is the same as every other man when they see a female mechanic. He assumed I was applying for a job as a receptionist to try and lure him into my bed. Well, screw him. Now I’m working for another shop, but not everything is as it appears. I try to ignore it and just work, but when things go south, I have nowhere to turn. Except for one man and his club. Sparks fly, and I realize fighting him might be a losing battle. Except, neither of us realizes things are about to take a turn no one expected, and I’m caught in the middle. Torque: I don’t want a woman, which is probably why I was a jerk to the one person qualified for the job at my shop. Now she’s in danger and turning her away isn’t an option. I’ll protect her, but I quickly realize that I want Izzy for myself. The only problem is that there’s more than one danger coming, and loyalties inside our club are about to be tested, with Izzy caught in the crosshairs. Will I be able

Book Review: Blissful Perdition

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  They call us heretics. We call them corrupt. Only it’s me who’s being corrupted now. She’s an image of pure innocence, but I’ve always been able to see her soul… and it’s on fire. Only those flames are anything but holy, and they feel so good when they lick my skin. And hers tastes like every sin I’m not even supposed to know exists. Our community is holy. We are raised as unyielding servants of God, and we must worship through prayer, purity, and pain. And I want Him in my soul, I want Him in my heart, I need his forgiveness and seek his salvation, because I fear her more than the prospect of punishment for my filthy sins. Only God has been quiet, and Serafima’s heart is beating louder and louder for me. My name is Vera Voight, and this is my journey to perdition. __________________ Blissful Perdition  is a beautiful Short Story between two women who grew up in a strict religious sect. If you like opposites-attract characters, forbidden love stories, and dark themes, then you’ll enj

Book Tour Review: Her Dark Reflection + Giveaway

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Welcome to my stop for this gorgeous dark fairy tale retelling by Hailey Jade called Her Dark Reflection! Read on for more info and a chance to win a great giveaway!   Her Dark Reflection (The Dark Reflection #1)   Publication Date: June 15, 2022  Genre:  Dark Fantasy/ Dark Romance/ Fairytale Retelling Midnight Tide Publishing   “They called me the Whore Queen. Some even called me the Evil Queen. But they could call me whatever they wanted. I was still queen.”   Rhiandra Tiercelin hungers for power and her charm has always been her sharpest weapon in hunting it. So when a brutal attack leaves her physically scarred, desperation drives her to make a deal with Draven, a magic-wielding stranger who is inexplicably compelling and definitely dangerous. She knows she can’t trust him, but he when he offers to make her a queen, the temptation is too enticing to resist. Armed with a glamoured face and an enchanted apple, Rhiandra is determined to scheme her way into a crown, even if it m

Book Review: Stealing Infinity

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  These days, I’ve been killing it when it comes to letting people down. Now I’ve been kicked out of high school, arrested, and accepted into a remote, off-the-grid school owned and operated by an inscrutable billionaire tech guru. Gray Wolf Academy is looking for a certain kind of student. Ones that no one will miss. Like me. Then there’s Braxton. The beautiful, oddly anachronistic guy who showed up right when the trouble started. And he’s a total enigma—which means that I definitely can’t trust him, even if there’s something about him that makes me want to. They all tell me I have a gift. A very rare gift. And Gray Wolf Academy wants me to learn it. To use it. Because if what they say is true, I have all the time in the world. And that makes me the most dangerous high school student you’ll never know… My Review I like the concept of this book. The time travel drew me in, and it was done well. What I was not expecting is the tarot cards, which got me excited. I have read a few books t

Book Tour Review: The Cosmic Principle

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  When corruption surrounds her, she can either give in… or fight. One hundred years ago, a galactic cataclysm decimated the Centaurus galaxy, leaving only the planet Bersama unscathed—a world now divided into five struggling sectors. Captain Caldera Keane, an explorer for the Vanguard, is growing tired of going on pointless missions ordered by the king of Tellis. The people are suffering, and she wants nothing more than to exact real change for Bersama. But when Caldera gets escorted to the palace after nearly botching her last mission, she is certain she’s in trouble. Instead, she receives shocking news: King Quill is dead, and she’s the sole heir to the unstable throne he left behind. While balancing her new role as queen and contending with the corruption surrounding Bersama’s most powerful leaders, Caldera becomes entangled in a dangerous conspiracy related to the former ruler’s death. With no idea who she can trust, she must find a way to protect her friends, save her people, and

Book Review: The Chosen Sacrifice

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  WARNING: This book contains mature scenes, disturbing situations with abuse: physical, sexual, and emotional.  Strong language is frequently used, and a distorted view of religion. Multiple points of view.  Portions of the story are told from the serial killer, who is a deranged psychopath and twists religion to fit his needs.  Proceed with care! For ten years, Tammy has been haunted by the murder of her sister.  Since then, her life’s mission has been finding justice for her sister and other victims alike.  Last month, Tammy was stalked and escaped an attempted abduction, which has left her at the mercy of her anxiety.  In moments of distress, she knows the one person she can call. James, her partner, doesn’t hesitate to show up when Tammy calls.  His protectiveness kicks in, knowing she’s struggling.  He can’t heal her past, but he can walk by her side.   Once Tammy gets approval to officially open up the cold case for her sister,  the team is shocked to learn that evil is no longe