2018 Reading Challenge

2018 Reading Challenge
Ang -PNR Book Lover Reviews has read 60 books toward her goal of 150 books.
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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Blog Tour,cWicked Whiskey Love



Wicked Whiskey Love Synopsis:
Fall in love with Bones Whiskey in WICKED WHISKEY LOVE, an emotionally riveting, sexy new standalone romance by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster. A magnificent love story for those who enjoy fiercely loyal and insanely sexy alpha heroes, smart, sassy heroines, families, bikers, babies, and more!

In WICKED WHISKEY LOVE...
After escaping abusive parents and, later, an abusive relationship, Sarah Beckley has spent a lifetime watching snakes shed their skin. With two small children to care for and another on the way, she's finally found a home in Peaceful Harbor with the brother she hasn't seen in more than a decade. She's still searching for her sister, but life is good. If only she could stop thinking about the sinfully sexy doctor/biker who has taken to her children like a loving uncle--and to her like a hungry man.

Trust doesn't come easily for Sarah, but Bones Whiskey is patient and protective, amazing with her children, and he looks at her like she is the only woman he could ever want--and more. With two little ones underfoot, Sarah expects him to move on quickly, yet with every tender kiss and each trying moment with the children, Bones surprises her. But will the fiercely loyal biker stick around when Sarah's worst secret is revealed, or will he shed his skin, too?

For more hot Whiskey love, check out Melissa's other Whiskey novels.
TRU BLUE
TRULY MADLY WHISKEY
DRIVING WHISKEY WILD
And don't miss RIVER OF LOVE, the first story in which the Whiskeys were introduced!

The Whiskeys are perfect beach reads with depth of story, strong family ties, and a wealth of emotions. Small town love stories with happily ever afters guaranteed. 

About Melissa Foster:
Melissa writes sexy and heartwarming contemporary romance, new adult romance and women's fiction with emotionally compelling characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page. Readers adore Melissa's fun, flirty, and sinfully sexy, award-winning big-family romance collection, LOVE IN BLOOM featuring the Snow Sisters, Bradens, Remingtons, Ryders, Seaside Summer, Harborside Nights, Wild Boys and Bad Boys After Dark, and the Montgomerys. Melissa's emotional journeys are lovingly erotic and always family oriented-- perfect beach reads for contemporary romance lovers who enjoy reading about loyal, wealthy heroes and smart, sassy heroines with complex and relatable issues.

Melissa also writes sweet and clean romance under the pen name Addison Cole.

Melissa has painted and donated several murals to The Hospital for Sick Children in Washington, DC. Her interests include her family, reading, writing, painting, friends, helping others see the positive side of life, and visiting Cape Cod.

Melissa is available to chat with book clubs and welcomes comments and emails from her readers. Visit Melissa on social media or her personal website.
  


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Review: Knocked-Up Cinderella

Knocked-Up Cinderella Knocked-Up Cinderella by Julie Hammerle
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

I haven't read Julie Hammerle, she is a new tome author. I'm not even sure what to say, I loved the idea of this book, like I really liked the characters were older then the average character in other books we read, Erin and Ian are in there 40's knocked and confused.

I am a massive romance junkie, I love al my books with heavy plot of romance, and yet this had romance In it but It felt weird, there relationship they created was a friendship, I don't know in the beginning I felt there chemistry and then it fizzled out over the course of the book. I was just really hoping I would love this as much as I love the cover.

I think too if you are friends to lovers, at 70-80% you should be at another stage in your relationship, I don't want at 90% TWO chapters of you being together and happy, this is not for me. I cant get on board with this.

So yes this is a cute fluffy contemp, yes its got humour, yes its sexy at times but its not what I expected.

I sat down and read it from start to finish in one sitting.

2.5 Overall ratting.

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Review: Lead

Lead Lead by Kylie Scott
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

2.5 -3 I'm still processing.I'm not sure what happened!

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Saturday, November 10, 2018

Review: Whiskey Undone

Whiskey Undone Whiskey Undone by Carrie Ann Ryan
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Whiskey Undone
(Whiskey and Lies #3)
by Carrie Ann Ryan

I have to admit I haven't read this authors work in a long whiles and I was hesitant to start this as it was the 3rd and final one in the Whiskey and Lies series.

Loch and Ainsley are or have been best friends for 10 years or so, and I'm assuming that to get a better feel of that you should read book 1 and 2 in the series, but I didn't. I didn't feel lost, or if I was missing out on something. Though I think if I had read them ones I would have felt the chemistry between our two main characters more then I did when I read this one. I love that they all ready had this kick ass foundation of a friendship so moving to lovers wasn't weird.

When danger shows up from Lochs past, all he wants to do is keep who he loves safe and out of danger, Ainsley has been secretly in love with him for years so she is emotionally confused and it doesn't help when they have really hot sexy times.

I really enjoyed the suspense element to this romance. Action, and romance with the right amount of drama is a win in my book. It made me want to go and read the first two in the series.

Overall I would highly recommended, 3.5 Stars

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Monday, November 5, 2018

Review: One Hundred Excuses

One Hundred Excuses One Hundred Excuses by Kelly Collins
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

One Hundred Excuses by Kelly Collins

I was given a e arc of this story a little whiles ago. This was my first Kelly Collins story I have read and I found it to be sweet and heart warming.

This story is set in the Aspen Cove series, I enjoyed the writing and the characters, would love to check out the authors other work.



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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

All I Need by Jennifer Van Wyk BLOG TOUR

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All I Need, an all-new emotional standalone from Jennifer Van Wyk is available NOW!

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It took me years to get over my fiancé sleeping with another woman. I thought my luck with men had finally turned around until I walked in on my new fiancé with my maid-of-honor.
I’m done with men entirely. I’m definitely old enough to know better than to let that happen to me again. Trust isn’t something I have in me to give… to anyone. At least, Not anymore.
Besides, even if I wanted to give someone my everything, I have nothing left to give. Now, if Walker could be just a tad less handsome, his relationship with his nephew not quite as sexy and his body… well, let’s not get crazy. His body is just a gift to womankind.
The moment I laid eyes on Ellie, I knew she’d be full of spit and vinegar. And why wouldn’t she be? She’d just caught her fiancé with her maid of honor – and they weren’t chatting about the upcoming nuptials.
I can’t help but push her buttons, she’s sexy as hell when she’s fired up. Or cooking dinner with Miss Polly, or… well, any time, really. Maybe having her work for me in my vet clinic wasn’t the smartest move I’ve ever made considering I can’t stop my body from aching for her.
She said she was done with men entirely, that she’s broken but I can’t help but hope that she realizes she’s All I Need.
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My Review!




All I Need


All I Need
by Jennifer Van Wyk

Y'all I cant even explain to you how much I LOVED this book, and how much I love this authors stories, every time I just fall in love with the way it was written, the characters and how many feels i ended up feeling.

This book is set in the same work as all her other books, loosely connected with each other.

I discovered Jens work last year and I have been a massive fan ever since, What I adore about all her books is that the relationships are so real, and they don't have an instant relationship. She builds there friendship, there chemistry and there is a lot of wooing.

Walker, he is funny, smart, sexy, everything you will love. He is not afraid to show his emotions and boy, there is a lot of emotions in this story.
Ellie has been burned twice, and doesn't want to be burned again, but there is something about Walker and the town Liberty, that she is in.

I love that we see some of the other characters we have come to love in previous books, this book is heart-warming, you need to binge read them all. I was captivated from the first page and till the end, not once could I put it down and when I was finished all I wanted to do was return to this beautiful place the author has created.

Ang
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Excerpt:

  I bound up the porch steps after parking at an angle behind her and walk through the door as I knock. Ellie comes around the corner of the kitchen, her blue eyes wide, coffee cup in her hand, pajamas still covering her body. My eyes make a trail from her head to the tips of her slipper covered bare feet. She has on a long tan sweater but the tank top and shorts underneath leave nothing to the imagination. Which, after last night, is vivid. “Is everything okay?” “Set the coffee down, Ellie.” “What?” “If you don’t want to be wearing that coffee, I’d suggest you place that cup of coffee you’re holding onto the table beside you.” She looks down at her coffee then up at me again before gently placing it down. Before she stands up straight, I make the space between us disappear, place my hands on her cheeks, and change our lives forever. The kiss isn’t anything like the chaste kiss we shared after Camilla was born. Having her work for me, seeing her every day has been the most delicious kind of torture there is. The stolen kisses and shared looks, trying not to stare at the way her chest fills out the navy blue scrubs. As my tongue plunges into her mouth, I feel the vibration of her moan. I respond with a moan of my own, wrap my arms around her lower back and pull her in close, our bodies pressing against each other. With our height difference, it’s not as if we’re some perfect fit but it doesn’t matter because it feels perfect. Her body forms to mine and I can’t help when my body reacts. I let my fingers make a slow trip down her body, our lips not separating for a single second. I brush my thumbs against the outside of her breasts and if my mouth wasn’t already busy devouring hers, I would smile. But I don’t want to waste precious seconds of time. I haven’t tasted enough of her yet. Her head tilts to the side, allowing me to deepen the kiss. I wrap my arms around her ass and lift, her legs instantly circling my hips making it so I can feel the heat of her center against my hardness. Tongues collide and lips bruise but it’s all so amazing and the hottest thing I’ve ever experienced. Well, aside from last night. I move slightly, kissing my way down her jaw until my lips find the spot just below her ear. She shivers and I smile, cataloging that little bit of information for later. “Well good morning, Walker.” At the sound of Miss Polly’s voice Ellie stiffens in my arms but I’m not having it. “That it is, Miss Polly. That it is,” I say cheerfully, not letting Ellie down no matter how much she squirms. “I’ll just go add in a few more eggs to the scramble for breakfast. Don’t mind me,” Miss Polly calls out as she walks back out of the room. “Walker!” “Ellie!” I tease, tightening my grip on her. “Would you let me down? Miss Polly is here.” “And she said not to mind her.” I move over to a chair in the corner of the room and sit down, allowing her to straddle me. Not a hardship on my part. “Morning.” I grin and lean up to kiss her on the lips again. She rolls her eyes but returns my kiss. “Morning,” she mumbles. “Grumpy, grumpy. I’d have thought you’d be much happier after a good orgasm.” “Walker, would you shush?” she whisper-shouts looking toward the kitchen where we know Miss Polly is still bustling around. I reach over to the table she set her coffee on and lift her cup to my lips, taking a sip, pleasantly surprised when I notice that she takes her coffee the same as I do with just a splash of milk, then hand it to her. She smiles, takes a big gulp then replaces the cup on the table. “By the way, I guarantee Miss Polly already knew. Nothing happens in this house she doesn’t know about.” She glares at me. “Well in that case, I hope you enjoyed our one and only time.” “Not happening. That’s something I plan on repeating. Often.” Hopefully next time there won’t be phones separating us, though. I can see the pulse in her throat pounding as she thinks about a repeat performance of our phone sex from last night. I wonder if she can feel how it affects me as well. To drive my point home, I press up against her and I can’t help but smile when she gasps. “Mm hmm. You act so tough. Admit how incredible that was.” She shrugs but won’t look me in the eye. I move her chin so she’s facing me. “Look at me, Ellie.” When I finally have her deep blue gaze on mine, I say, “That was the sexiest thing I’ve ever experienced. Second only to finding your vast sex toy collection,” I tease and she bites her lip. “You have nothing to be embarrassed about. Not with me, okay? Never with me. That was a first for me, too. It’s important to me for you to know that. And Ellie?” “Yeah?” I lean in close, my hand on the back of her neck tugs her into me and I lower my voice, my lips grazing her ear as I tell her, “I plan on reliving every single moment of last night with you very soon. But this time, we won’t be on the phone.” “Soon?” she whispers. I kiss a slow path down her neck before I let her lean back away from me, but not far. “Very soon.”  
About Jennifer:
From the Ground Up was Jennifer’s first published novel and now that she was bitten by the writing bug, has no intention of ever stopping. Jennifer makes her home in small town Iowa with her high school sweetheart, three beautiful, hilarious and amazing kids, one crazy Jack Russell terrier. This is where her love for all things reading, baking, and cooking happen. Jennifer’s family enjoys camping, boating, and spending time outside as much as possible. You'll be her best friend if you can make her laugh and follow up with asking her what to read next. When she’s not writing, you can find her cheering the loudest at her kids’ sporting events (read as: embarrassing them), sipping coffee or iced tea out of a mason jar with her Kindle in her lap or binging on Netflix. JVWLogo
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Thursday, October 25, 2018

SLAY THOSE SERIES 2018 Reading Challenge + Giveaway


Slay Those Series 2018
Reading Challenge.

A NOVEMBER READING CHALLENGE TO HELP YOU TACKLE THE SERIES ON YOUR TBR

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Hello, Hi, Hope you are well. November is coming in hot, and we are hosting a month long reading challenge, that will help you tackle them unfinished series on your tbr, or series you have brought and never have gotten to. If you click on that picture above you will be able to check out all my co hosts accounts on Instagram, just by following the links to their own pages :-)

#SLAYTHOSESERIES2018
Use this Hashtag so we can see your posts through out the month of November.
We have a kick ass PHOTO CHALLENGE.
You don't have to post everyday, just post with what ever you feel comfortable posting. There is something here for everyone. I always struggle with TBRs so I know for that photo challenge, my own one will be a mess. lol I have a rough idea on what series I want to catch up.

#SLAYTHOSESSERIES2018
READATHON

Yes!
So lock in the date 16th of November beginning at 8pm EST for a 24-IN-48 style Readathon, Your MISSION is to try and read for 24 hours within the 48 hours, wipe off some of them cobwebs of those old books you have been meaning read. I'm super pumped for this, if you follow me on Instagram I will be in my stories updating you on what I'm doing and such.


So will you be joining us?
what will be reading?

#GIVEAWAY
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YES! I am going to do a Giveaway, I haven't done one in a very long time.
I'm going to have 2 winners.

Winner 1, this winner will be for AUSTRALIA only and will win 3 signed paperbacks, with some swag and some other little goodies. The paperbacks will be a mystery but they will definitely be romance (adult)

Winner 2, this winner will be for everyone, YES... INTERNATIONAL as well!
& they will win a $25.00 (aud) Gift Card from AMAZON.

YAY!
That's TWO winners one for Aussies only, and the other one for Everyone.

How to enter ?
All you have to do if you are on Insta.

Follow me on Instagram
(please don't unfollow, there are handy apps that let us know)
Follow my Co Hosts
Like this post (the image bellow)
Tag your bookish friends (if you want to)
Share in your story (for extra bonus)

#pnrgiveaway18 use this somewhere in your entry so I can see that you have entered.

You should be able to tap the image below and it'll take you to the original giveaway post so you can enter.

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The GIVEAWAY will run from NOW and the entire month of NOVEMBER.
Winners will be picked in the 1st week of December.
You have plenty of time to enter, and you can enter, and share as much as you like.
The more you do the extra points you get. Remember to use the hashtag #pnrgiveaway18 so I can see your entry.

EEEK!

So my bookish friends who is excited?
I know I am, and so are the girls who are co hosting.

For a little bit of inspiration here is what I may look at reading next month.

Dark in You series by Suzanne Wright
books 3 and 4

Midnight Breed series by Lara Adrian
books 13 and 14

Men of Inked series by Chelle Bliss
books 4,5,6 and 7

Guardians of Eternity series by Alexandra Ivy
books 10,11 and 12

Immortals After Dark series by Kresley Cole
books 4 through to 18
WHICH I DO NOT SEE HAPPENING
but I could at least start them again!!!

Stage Dive series by Kylie Scott
books 3 and 4

Beautiful Bastard series by Christina Lauren
books 2 -5

I do have other series I am going to add here as soon as I look into where I am with them.

For now I'm going to leave you with this.

Be Kind and Read all the words.
Ang








Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Review: Wind Rider



Wind Rider
#1 New York Times bestselling author of the House of Night series, P.C. Cast, brings us Wind Rider, an epic fantasy set in a world where humans, their animal allies, and the earth itself has been drastically changed. A world filled with beauty and danger and cruelty…

Mari, Nik, and their newly formed Pack are being hunted. Thaddeus and the God of Death will stop at nothing until they are obliterated from the earth. But Mari and Nik have one goal: to reach the plains of the Wind Riders, in order to band together to stop Thaddeus from destroying all that Mari and Nik hold dear.

But will the mysterious Wind Riders accept the Pack, or will Mari and Nik and their people be rejected by the mighty Riders and be forced to flee for their lives? And what happens when a rogue Lead Stallion gets too close to the Pack, rejecting all Wind Riders and turning to a stranger for companionship instead?

In the next installment of the Tales of a New World series love and goodness are put to the ultimate test. Will the Wind Riders and the Pack be strong enough to withstand the God of Death? Will the Great Goddess of Life awaken to join the battle, and if so, will it be as Death's consort, or will the Goddess stand with Mari and her people against the great love of her eternal life?





Happy Blog Tour, Here are my thoughts on Wind Rider.






Wind Rider by P.C. Cast
My rating: 3 of 5 stars


This book is the third in a series and we join Mari and Nik racing with their pack to try and find the Wind Riders. The book goes back and forth between the pack and River and the Wind Riders. This series is very different, and I appreciate the fresh perspective in the YA fantasy.

I enjoy that the author PC Cast can tell the reader a story, and get lost in her world that she has created. Now I don't want to give away any spoilers, I would definitely start reading book 1 and 2 before reading the this instalment. I did find that as the story progressed there is a lot of characters and at times I had a hard time remembering everyone individually, but overall I found the story engaging and would recommend the series. While it is YA I know that isn't for everyone, it is filled with so much action and drama, and  over the years I have grown out of love for this genre, that is why I have it as a 3 stars. I love romance and adult themes in my books these days. A personal choice for me, I know for sure my 13 year old son loves books like this and I am happy to introduce him the wonderful words by P.C. Cast.


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By clicking the image below it will take you to Amazon, to check out the series.




From Book 1:
The first book in an epic series. Five months on the bestseller list. Read the book that started the blockbuster bestselling series by #1 New York Times bestselling author P.C. Cast.


From Book 2:
The blockbuster bestselling series is back!
#1 New York Times bestselling author of the House of Night series, P.C. Cast, brings us Sun Warrior, an epic fantasy set in a world where humans, their animal allies, and the earth itself has been drastically changed. A world filled with beauty and danger and cruelty…



    
Enjoy, be kind, and read all the words.
Ang