“Push your boundaries, that's what they're there for.” - Colleen Hoover

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Flightpath by Amber Addison

"Being married young isn't a thing of the past in Louisiana. And for Madelyn and Seth, it's a way of life. Except, no one prepared them for the skies ahead."
Seth is in the military and Maddie is now a military wife.

The two of them are hopelessly in love but sometimes love isn't enough.

"When a terrorist attack puts Maddie's life in grave danger, their lives definitely fall apart, and Seth knows saving her might be the only thing that saves them."
I'm not going to lie to you guys, I got excited for Flightpath because it reminded me of Army Wives which you may know I'm a huge fan of. Watching Maddie and Seth and their love for each other was so...humbling. They made me so happy and I found myself rooting so hard for them.

During his deployments Seth tries his very best to make sure Maddie knows his love for her and that he's safe, and while in the beginning they do great that doesn't last. First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes that sweet little baby which makes their love go off the charts.

When the time comes to reenlist or not Maddie basically has had it. She loves Seth with her whole being but she can't take the constant worry anymore. He needs to choose between her and their child or the career path he loves.

I felt like I was hearing about a couples actual experiences while reading this. I've read a lot of contemporary fiction in my life and that rarely ever happens. It made this book extra special because it seemed all the more real.

I adored Seth and Maddie and all of their friends. I couldn't put it down because I had to know what was going to happen. It also went back in time and then back to the present which I don't always like. That wasn't the case here though. I loved it. Amber Addison really makes you feel for these characters and it made me want even more.

I have had many members of my family in the military and I am so grateful to them and to all of the other men and women who risk their lives to give us the lives we get to live. If you or someone you know is in the military, thank you <3

**This book was sent to me for my honest review**

I'm giving Flightpath 4/5 donuts!!




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Thursday, June 14, 2018

The First Date Book Tag


1. The awkward first date – a book where something felt off. It wasn’t a bad book, but lacked that spark for you Star by BB Easton. It wasn't necessarily a bad book, I liked Hans a lot and his friend Trip was hilarious. But it just didn't have that "it" moment for me.
2. The cheap first date – book that turned out less than you expected I told you guys in a my review of Withholding Nothing that it wasn't what I had expected. I really wasn't a big fan of it in the beginning but ended up liking it a lot more by the end. It still wasn't everything I had expected though.
3. Blind date – book you picked up not knowing anything about it Vanishing Girls was not what I thought it was about which I know isn't really the question, but technically I didn't know anything about it cause what I thought I knew was wrong. Did that make even a little sense?
4. Well-prepared first date – better than expected Baby Daddy, I thought it had the potential to be funny but I didn't think that I would like it as much as I did or have it stay on my mind.
5. Hot but dumb – pretty book, not so hot on the inside Ruby Red.
6. The rebound – a book you read too soon after a book hangover and it kind of ruined the book for you Wait For You by J. Lynn. I read Rule and Beautiful Disaster that same month which are not only fantastic books but also some of my favorites.
7. Speed dating – book you read super fast Funny enough I read Withholding Nothing in a matter of hours.
8. Overly enthusiastic date – a book that felt like it was trying too hard Not to keep repeating answers but Star by BB Easton. I'm mean, I'm sorry.
9. Humiliating first date – book you’re embarrassed to admit you liked/ embarrassed to see reading in public for whatever reason Fifty Shades ONLY because people thing, "Damn, that girls a freak." When they find out you like those books/movies.
10. The perfect first date – book that did everything right for you
I'm assuming you don't want me to say The Fault in Our Stars...so I won't...even though I want to. I'll go with my other go to, It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover.

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Natasha Preston Interview

Before we get to the interview I want to say thank you to Natasha for taking the time to answer my questions.
I read Lie To Me back in April and was obsessed. After I reviewed it I had to reach out to see if I could get an interview.
I really appreciate it when authors are not only kind to book bloggers but are willing to talk to them. So thank you thank you thank you Natasha for being so great.
If you haven't checked out my review for Lie To Me yet click HERE

Enjoy!!


1. Have you always wanted to be an author?
Nope. I'm pretty sure growing up I wanted to be an Astronaut, Teacher, Vet, Ballerina, and wife of a Rock Star. I started writing after reading on Wattpad when I was around 22.

2. If you could go on a trip with another author who would it be?
Penelope Douglas so I can make her write me more Tate and Jared, and watch horror movies.

3. What's your favorite part about writing?
It's a tie between the people I meet (bloody love readers, bloggers and authors) and the ability to work in my pyjamas.

4. As a book blogger it's crazy exciting to talk to authors you admire, do you ever get excited to talk to book bloggers?
Totally. Bloggers give up their time purely to help me share a release, etc, and I will always appreciate that so much.

5. Savanna works for a clothing designer, if you could have a job working for anyone in the world who would you choose?
I would be Tom Hardy's PA if I could have any job. Or his towel.

6. Do you ever choose characters names based on people you know?
I don't base them on anyone I know, but I usually ask my reader group to drop their names if they want me to try and use them in a book.

7. How did you come up with the idea for your book?
Umm. I can't really remember how Lie To Me came about. I've had the notes for years and only just got around to writing it. Most of my books start as dreams though, so that's likely.

8. All I want is for Lie To Me to become a movie, you're directing and casting, who's playing the leads?
I would love Lie To Me to be a movie too! I would have Blake Lively as Savannah and Chase Crawford as Kent.

9. Savannah and Kent are one of my favorite couples now, who are some of your favorites?
Ah thank you! I love Kent and Savannah and their bickering! Some of my favorite couples are Tate and Jared, Jet and Aydan, Flame and Maddie, Kellan and Keira, Ashton and Anna, and Ryan and Mackenzie.

10. If Lie To Me had a theme song what would it be?
A song for Lie to Me. Hmm...I don't know really. I can't write with music on as I usually write the lyrics (though I'm trying it with my latest book) but I would pick Love the Way You Lie by Rihanna and Eminem. Seems the most fitting.



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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Charmed by the Bartender by Piper Rayne

I got this book on my Kindle months ago and let it sit there until I felt like it was the right time.

Well apparently the right time was a few weeks ago because I saw it sitting there on my home screen and decided to read it. And then proceeded to continue reading it until it was finished.

Whitney has just moved back in with her grandparents and is a tad bit lost. One friend is recently engaged. One is a succesful tattoo artist who is now starting her own sex toy line. And she's been let go of her job, is dating no one, and can't seem to get a call back for a job to save her life.

After meeting up with her girlfriends Whitney decides to be a little reckless and have a one night stand. However the guy she meets on Tinder stands her up and she ends up going home with the hot bartender.

He's hot and funny and basically every girls fantasy but there's a whole lot more than meets the eye.

I did not have any clue this book would take me to the places that it did!! It was full of surprises and I adored watching the romance blossom. Also major book boyfriend alert!!

I was such a big fan of Charmed By The Bartender that I want to pick up the next two companion novels like now. Seriously that's what I"m going to do as soon as I finish writing this.

So okay, bye.

I'm giving Charmed By The Bartender 4/5 Donuts!!







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Thursday, May 24, 2018

BB Easton Interview

I reviewed Star by BB Easton a few weeks ago and was a huge fan of it. If you'd like to check out my review you can click HERE

Thank you so so much to BB Easton for answering all of my questions and for being so awesome.

Enjoy!!






1. What made you want to publish 44 Chapters About 4 Men?
I didn't even know I was writing a book until I was almost half-way done with it. I was just journaling and having fun and entertaining myself, really. Then I went on a girl's trip with my friends to Sedona, Arizona where we all went to see a psychic. The first thing she said to me was, "You're writing a book." and everything clicked into place. I was like, "Oh my God. I AM writing a book." Publishing it didn't seem that scary because I didn't use my real name, and I didn't think anyone would read it anyway. I literally didn't tell anyone I'd even done it until 44 Chapters blew up and hit the Amazon Top 100 Bestsellers list. Then I texted my family members and said, "Hey, I wrote a book. It's an Amazon bestseller. You're never allowed to read it. I just thought you should know." LOL!

2. Was it hard writing the individual 4 books?Some of them have been harder than others, and harder for different reasons. SKIN was the most fun to write because I was obsessed with that story. It was so suspenseful and intense that I didn't eat or sleep for weeks. BUT, it was difficult because it was the most emotional story I've ever written. SPEED was difficult to write because it's a love triangle, but it was super fun to relive all those bad boys and bad decisions and bad things that we did in fast cars. And STAR wasn't difficult at all. Hans was the reason I decided to write the spin-off books in the first place. That man was born to be a book boyfriend. His book basically wrote itself. Now I'm working on SUIT, which has its own set of challenges. Ken is the most stable and responsible of the four men, so making his story gripping and exciting is my challenge with this one. But I looooove a good challenge!

3. What did your family think about your series?

We don't talk about it. Like. AT ALL. We just pretend like it doesn't exist. They know, and they support me by watching my kids when I have to go to book signing and things like that, but as far as the books are concerned, we have a strict don't ask/don't tell policy.

4. If you were approached to turn your books into a television series would you do it?
I've actually sold the rights to my books to a producer to be made into a movie or TV show, so YES!

5. There were a lot of band references in Star, who are some of your absolute favorites?
The bands I've referenced in my books were my favorites back then, but they're not necessarily my favorites anymore. Right now I'm listening to a lot of Fall Out Boy, Twenty-One Pilots, Childish Gambino, K. Flay, Jack's Mannequin/Andrew McMahon, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Yungblud, and Taylor Swift. But my little emo heart will forever belong to The Cure and Deathcab for Cutie.

6. What is the best concert you've ever been to?
When Paramore opened for Fall Out Boy two or three years ago. Fall Out Boy is my favorite band to see live, but with Paramore opening it was a next-level rock experience.

7. If you could see any musician alive or dead who would it be?
I've been lucky enough to see all of my favorites perform, but I'd love to MEET Benjamin Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie and tell him what a @#$% genius I think he is.

8. Does Hans know about Star?
Hell. No.

9. I was so excited the moment Ken was introduced in the book, what books/characters do you get excited over?
Preppy from T.M. Frazier's King series is my favorite book character of all time. He had a cameo in her latest book Up in Smoke, and I almost screamed and threw my Kindle across the living room.

10. If Star had a theme song what would it be?
Photobooth by Death Cab for Cutie. That song is on the STAR playlist that I made on Spotify and I used the melody to help me write the lyrics in the book. I won't go in to what the song is about to avoid spoilers, but the lyrics remind me so, so much of young BB and Hans.

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Recovered by Jay Crownover

   I'm not sure if you know about a group called Crownovers Crowd over on Facebook but I'm here to say that if you don't know then you're welcome. (I'm about to inform you.) Crownover's Crowd is a page on FB where fellow Jay lovers can gossip about her new books, talk about other authors, share photos, host giveaways, and basically just enjoy themselves. Another fun tid bit is that Jay herself is frequently on the page! If you'd like to check it out click HERE   It was on this page I found out about Recovered and saw a lot of people comparing it to Rule which most of you know is my favorite. So obviously I had to go buy it the MOMENT it came out.
   Can I just say it was everything I had hoped for? Actually may I also say that it did in fact remind me a lot of the Marked Men and their damaged ways?
   Like her other books - at least the ones I have read - Recovered is told in multiple POVs. Affton is shy and good. Cable is outspoken and edgy. Affton is smart and driven. Cable is a slacker and unmotivated. Affton is the daughter of an addict. Cable is an addict.
   The two of them "meet" in high school and spend their days avoiding each other. Cable is popular and although he notices Affton he doesn't waste his time on her. Affton Reed isn't considered popular and basically is counting down the days until she's out of that school, away from Cable McCaffrey, and in college reaching her goals. Although she avoids him as much as possible the day comes when Affton approaches Cable to tell him she knows he's doing drugs and that he should get help. After blowing her off she reaches out to his parents. Before he can be sent to rehab the unthinkable happens and he ends up in jail.
   Flash forward and Affton has just graduated and is approached by Mrs. McCaffrey to basically babysit Cable for the summer now that he's out of jail. Not only does she want her to watch his every move to make sure he's not using again she's willing to blackmail Affton into getting what she wants.
   Reluctanly Affton moves into the McCaffrey beach house to watch over the boy she's always hated.
   I absolutely 100% no doubt about it am in love with this couple. Jay has such a way of making you fall in love with her characters. Watching the two of them with each other wasn't like many romance stories. There is hurt and pain and a whole lot of feeling.
   If you've read any of Jays books or even if you haven't I definitely recommend you pick up Recovered. I think I might even read it again soon ;)

I'm giving Recovered 5/5 donuts!!



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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Ashley Elston Interview

Back in March I reviewed the book The Rules for Disappearing and absolutely loved it. If you haven't read the review yet you can now by clicking HERE
I was so in love that I reached out to author Ashley Elston and asked if she'd be willing to do an interview with me and hot damn she said yes.
I hope you all enjoy the interview, and thank you so so much to Ashley Elston for taking the time to answer my questions!!










1. Have you always wanted to be a writer?
Not always. I spent 10 years as a professional photographer and loved every minute of that.

2. Do you have any routines or quirks when writing a book?
I always make a big board and use sticky notes when drafting. I'm very visual and need to "see" it.

3. If you could co write with any author living or dead, who would it be?
Oh, that's a tough one. Probably Sidney Sheldon. Loved his books growing up.

4. I haven't seen a lot of books that work around the Witness Protection Program, how did you come up with the concept?

I needed a reason for them to be on the run.

5. Between The Rules for Disappearing and book two The Rules for Breaking, which was the hardest to write?
Definitely THE RULES FOR BREAKING. Sequels are super hard for me which is why the rest of my books are stand alone.

6. Meg gets to choose her name every time they move, if you could change your name what would you pick?
Hmmm...not sure. I'm pretty happy with Ashley.

7. Ethan is one of the best male characters I've ever read, who are some of you favorites?

Aww I love Ethan, too! I love Etienne from ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS.

8. If you had to trade lives for a day with anyone in your book who would you choose?

Probably Ethan since he's the only one not in trouble.

9. Will you write more about these characters?

Probably not. I loved writing about them but happy to move on to new characters.

10. If the Rules for Disappearing had a theme song what would it be?
I guess Survivor by Destiny's Child??