Last day of January

Wow the start of the year has gone by fast. I didn’t reach my goal of 15 reviews sadly. But I will try again next month anyways. Im already 1/4 a way through my year goal of 100 books though. 😄 Maybe I should of made that a bigger number after all. My first post tomorrow Ill be sure to link to my list of books read, which links to the few reviews Ive done. Still pretty optimistic about this year. And I feel a lot of positive energy.

Been a while(again)

Yep I am distracted as usual. Between books, rps, and other stuff I just forget to come on wordpress and do my blog. Which really isn’t too bad sometimes. Although I really need to continue my reviews or Im not going to reach my 15 goal. Why did I choose fifteen *sighs* I should of been more reasonable. I also need to update my read list. Just a short little bit yep over and out.

Book Challenge update

Wow already ten days into the new year, and ten days into the start of the 100 book challenge I joined in. Already 15 books in. I could of read more but I get distracted easily. Not a lot of kid friendly books at this time. I rather like what Im doing with my list though. I link to the amazon page for any of those that is on amazon. My NSFC is used a lot, but then again I use it any time there is even one sexy scene. Been trying to figure if I should make a heat level filter as well. So that it might help people find the ones that are just right for them. I really do like a lot of the books Ive read.

On top of the book challenge I joined I intend to do 15 or so book reviews each month. This is more a self goal to try and get myself into the gear of doing something. And Im sure Ill end up re-reading books so I can properly review them since I dont let myself wait days or read another book before I review it. Still need to work on or fix my review format. The reviews are something I want to do.

Not much going on with me that I really feel like sharing. Im seeing someone for my depression and my next convention isn’t until April. Which is when my birthday is. Which is in a lot less time then I see in my mind. 😐 I think I need to work on sorting my stuff and figuring what Im going to take to Sakuracon. Ill be rooming with friends WOOT. Although sadly I didn’t get the cosplay done I wanted to do. But Ill try and figure how to make Ruby’s outfit from RWBY sooner or later. I dont want to buy it from online due to the issues of I dont think Ill get the quality I want. When in doubt make yourself.

Anyways TT yal

Review~ Forever As One by Jackie Ivie

Forever as one

# 7 of Vampire Assassin League

By Jackie Ivie

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Price at time of posting $1.99

http://www.amazon.com/Forever-One-Vampire-Assassin-League-ebook/dp/B008170K22

Description:

WE KILL FOR PROFIT
WE NEVER MISS

THE VIKING

Terminally young, gorgeous, and ripped, Dane Morgan hides out tending bar at the SEX AND SUNBURN club. He’s almost forgotten his Viking past. If only he didn’t attract so much attention. Then one day, when he least expects it, his mate walks in. And his berserker comes to life.

THE BUSINESSWOMAN

Evangeline Harper’s a complete introvert. College educated, she works hard to appear cool, poised, and all business. Negotiation is just part of her resume; her job is acquiring beachfront property. This Dane Morgan looks easy. He’s young, rich, gorgeous, and drops everything the moment he spies her. Easy money. Easy deal.

THE ATTRACTION OF OPPOSITES

She’s out of her element the moment she hits the sand. Sticks out like a penguin in a flock of pink flamingoes. Nobody wears business attire to a beachfront club. Despite their differences, everything clicks. That is…until he spots her wedding ring.

Thoughts:

This was not my first VAL book by far. I had the luck of getting the first four books in a bundle, and then the fifth book loose. At least as loose as kindle goes. I adored the books, of course I was surprised that it wasn’t as graphic as I thought they would be. It plays more emphasis on the duo involved. I really enjoyed this book because it was adorable to me. A vampire whose world becomes whole with the love of his existence.

The characters were great, the nicknames adorable. I loved the boat and the name of the bar. It was short, too short I feel so much. But its better to me for it to be too short then to not have it at all.

Characters:

Dane- Main male, vampire of viking existence. He is just to die for I thought. I find myself liking vikings more and more.

Evangeline- Mate of Dane’s existence she was likable. I would of loved to of learned more about her history and such. She was married before and I would of loved more on that.

More of the Series:

At time of posting First bundle of four for 99cents

http://www.amazon.com/Vampire-Assassin-League-Bundle-One-ebook/dp/B006PH59SU/

At time of posting Second Bundle of four for $3.99

http://www.amazon.com/Vampire-Assassin-League-Paranormal-stories-ebook/dp/B009GBDF7Y/

At time of posting Third Bundle of four for $2.99

http://www.amazon.com/Vampire-Assassin-League-Bundle-Three-ebook/dp/B00CSACBHA

At time of posting #13 of the VAL series for 99cents

http://www.amazon.com/Them-Speak-Vampire-Assassin-League-ebook/dp/B00DFA30FY

At time of posting #14 of the VAL series for 99cents

http://www.amazon.com/Now-Forever-Vampire-Assassin-League-ebook/dp/B00E9I58CE/

At time of posting #15 of the VAL series for 99cents

http://www.amazon.com/Their-Peace-Vampire-Assassin-League-ebook/dp/B00G2GAVHI

The 16th book comes out early 2014

Overall:

I love these little books, little books cause they are only about 79 pages long. And Dane did not disappoint. Its worth what its listed I think. Id more go for the book bundles, more bang for your buck.

Rating:

8/10 Viking Boats

Review~ To Catch her Death by Boone Brux

To Catch her Death

Grim Reality

By Boone Brux

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Price at time of posting 99 Cents

http://www.amazon.com/Catch-Her-Death-Grim-Reality-ebook/dp/B00G09XSBS

Book Description:

What do you get when you cross a hockey mom with the grim reaper?

Me, Lisa Carron. If being a depressed, frumpy, widowed mother of three wasn’t bad enough, I just found out I’m a grim reaper. I know what you’re thinking. Wow, that’s kind of sexy and full of awesomeness. Hardly. Oh, and my clients? Stupid people. Like I don’t get enough of that from the living.

Since Alaska is big and angels of death are few, I’ve been partnered with reaper extraordinaire, Nate Cramer. He’s strong, silent, and way too good looking for my recently widowed state.Oh, and he reaps violent criminals, so that should be interesting.

Forget the danger and the hours of self-analysis it will take for me to find my reaper mojo. My biggest problem? Hiding it all from my overly attentive family and nosy neighbors. Now that’s going to take a miracle.

Thoughts:

It actually took me a while to read this because I kept getting distracted. I started the first page then forgot I was reading. And the second time I picked it up I forgot what I was reading for a while. 😄 This has been on my too read since I first saw it, in what seems forever ago. What could be more interesting a Reaping Soccer Mom!

Although finding out why/how she became a Reaper was saddening, I found her first reap hilarious and I think she is just what those old fashion folks need in the New Reaping Generation. At least I can only think that she is going to cause reviews and changes in the norms. I actually have a few ideas on what makes her so special. As well as others in the book.

I had felt it was a tad short by the time I finished it. I craved more, especially since I felt it left off at such an evil cliff hanger. Im really hopefully for more of the Reaps, because this could be epic gold in my opinion.

Characters:

Lisa Carron- Main female lead and Reaper to be. Mother of three, widow of a year. She was a character I empathized for and enjoyed. Mature and working on getting back into the motherly kick of things.

Nate Cramer- Her partner in Reap, he is an enigma I feel still. Few ideas on ties and such. Im looking forward to possibly learning more about him.

Vella Anderson- Another enigma to me at the moment. Lisa’s best friend but I feel there is more to her then meets the eye.

Bronte, Breck, Bryce- Lisa’s children. I noticed they are all BR babies. And I feel for them and what they went through.

Hal Lee Lewya- OMG *clears throat* that is all

Random:

Some reason I think that Carron reminds me of Charon.

Overall:

This was a great and amusing book. There was no real intimacy in it which was refreshing with the last few books I read. I loved the ideas of the plot and set up. The characters where enchanting and greatly amusing. Of course I feel it was short and I want more!!!

Rating:

9/10 Scythes

Only nine because I really wanted more. But all good things must end 😀

NEW YEAR, A year of goals

First off Happy new years. Im hoping to keep this updated as the year goes on. Especially since I decided to take part in Freda’s Voice 100+ book challenge. Then again considering in the last 8 months I read about 299 books/bundles(on my kindle) thats not separating books in bundles and none kindle books. So I think its more like 350 but that might just be my pride. I want to read more! Im hoping to try and do 15 book reviews this month, and maybe 15 each month. That way I do finish 100 books. But Im going to list books whether I review them or not here.

Books read and Date Finished

NSFC=Adult content not safe for children

CF= Children friendly(my opinion, no AC)

PB= Paperback

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The Alpha’s Reluctant Mate by Francis Ashe (NSFC!!!) Finished right as the new year started

Bayou Noel by Alexandra Ivy and Laura Wright(NSFC) Finished 2am on Jan 1

To Catch her Death by Boone Brux, Finished Jan 2  -Reviewed-

Forever As One(PB nordic pack) by Jackie Ivie, Finished Jan 2 -Reviewed-

Wants of an Incubus by Ashley Hill (NSFC!!) Finishes Jan 3

Shutdown by Laurell K. Hamilton(Not for sale anymore) Finished Jan 3

Semper Fi by Laura B. Cooper (NSFC) Finished Jan 3

A demon at my door by Michelle A. Valentine (NSFC) Finished Jan 3

Heart of a Dragon by Gena Showalter (NSFC) Finished Jan 5th

Jewel of Atlantis by Gena Showalter (NSFC) Finished Jan 5

““10““

The Nymph King by Gena Showalter (NSFC) Finished Jan 6

A touch of midnight by Lara Adrian (NSFC) Finished Jan 7

Running Mate by Jaci Burton (NSFC) Finished Jan 7

Violet Lust by Ashely Spector (NSFC) Finished Jan 8

Haunted on Bourbon Street by Deanna Chase (NSFC) Finished Jan 9

Witches on Bourbon Street by Deanna Chase (NSFC) Finished Jan 10

Demons on Bourbon Street by Deanna Chase (NSFC) Finished Jan 11

Angels on Bourbon Street by Deanna Chase (NSFC) Finished Jan 12

Alpha Speed dating by Susan Arden (NSFC) Finished Jan 13

Planet Mail by Kate Pearce (NSFC) Finished Jan 13

“`20“

Chained for the Alpha Part 1 by Audrey Nash (NSFC) Finished Jan 14

The Fat Cat by Edie Ramer, Finished Jan 15

6.19 per witching hour by Joanna Mazurkiewicz

Past the Witching hour by Joanna Mazurkiewicz

The Tenth Dark Lord a’Leaping by Angie Fox

The Dara Nicholas series 1 by Marata Eros

The Billionaire Wins the game By Melody Anne

Wicked End by Bella Jenisse(NSFC!!!) Finished Jan 27th

The Tycoon’s Revenge by Melody Anne

Beauty and the Feast by J.R. Barrett

~~~~30~~~~

Legal Affairs- Objection by Sawyer Bennet

Impact by Cassandra Carr

An Arrangement of Love by Kenya Wright

Club Dishabille by Arden Aoide

Getting Scrooged by Eden Bradley

Not so Tiny Tim by Robin L. Rotham

Marley in Chains by R.G. Alexander

Beauty Tames the Beasts by Roxxy Meyer

Crazy for Cupid by JT Shultz

Billionaire Novelist Complete series by Mimi Strong

~~~40~~~

In the bedroom with the Rope 1 by Jenna McCormick

Holly and her Naughty eReader by Julianne Spencer

Elizabeth’s Bondage by Nikki Sex

Hot For Teacher #1 by Nathan Stratton

The Wolf Ring by Meg Harris

WOLF PROTECTOR by Milly Taiden

WHY THESE TWO by Jackie Ivie

DEATH TIMES TWO by C.J. Ellisson and Boone Brux

HUNTER’S BLOOD by Marianne Morea

A WICKED PRELUDE by Calinda B

~~~50~~~

DRAGON’S HONOR by Mina Carter

PLAYING THE ODDS by S.A. Price

NIBBLED BY THE VAMP by Celia Kyle

—march—

March is a link because I re posted the list there and will update it there more timely then this one.