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Book Review: Beautifully Broken by Bailey B.

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Title: Beautifully Broken
Author: Bailey B.
Genre: NA Contemporary
My rating:
3 of 5 stars

Piper Lovelace is a hot mess. Life is bad enough, the rumors are vicious, and the bullies are far worse. When you can’t beat them, the only thing you can do is join them.

Of course, I wouldn’t do that, and I don’t think it’s advisable to slap a scarlet letter on one’s chest and claim harlot-dom, but I’m not Piper.

Bailey B.’s first book deals with a lot of trigger topics, the least of which is rape–and that is saying something. Piper’s dealing with a lot of psychological trauma, and what complicates it further is she resists help. It’s common for traumatized people to twist what happens to them and who they are into one mess in their heads. Beautifully Broken frames this psychology honestly.

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New Release: Destroyed by Eva Dresden

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Title: Destroyed (Omega’s Destruction #3)
Author: Eva Dresden
Genre: Dark Romance, Omegaverse
Release Date: February 13, 2020

Summary:

Broken and damaged, Quinn refuses to be destroyed.

She rages against the bond Tobias Kahler forced her to complete between them, denying the pull of her claim set into his soul that fateful day. Struggling against the power of his will, she won’t become the smiling, placid thing he attempts to mold her to be.

An unseen foe seeks to take matters into their own hands, threatening Quinn and everything she holds dear. Forced to cling to Tobias for support and strength with the constant threat, he’s thrown into a whole new light. One where Quinn faces seeing him for more than the monster she’s feared and hated.

Amidst their violent past and ever turbulent future, they must learn to accept one another as they are or in this final battle, much more than bodies will lay broken.

Destroyed is the third and final book in the Omega’s Destruction Trilogy, a raw and thrilling Omegaverse tale. It is not a traditional romance, containing dark themes and complete power exchange. Scenes are not glossed over, which may be distressing for some readers.

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Book Review: Malice by Pintip Dunn

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Title: Malice
Author: Pintip Dunn
Genre: YA Sci-fi, Thriller
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Are you the same person now as you will be ten years from now?

One of the existential questions Pintip Dunn’s asks of her heroine in her newest page-turning YA Sci-fi, Thriller. Malice is Pintip Dunn doing what she does best, testing her readers to see possibilities that lay just outside what we accept as possible. 

Who is Alice Sherman? She would say she’s a loyal sister, loyal friend, a person who sees the best in things, but admittedly, the worst baker. Alice is chugging along despite difficulties in a broken family, keeping a STEM preoccupied older brother anchored to the outside world. And this girl has her eyes on the prize; she isn’t going to let boys distract her from surviving highschool. She doesn’t date.

Pintip Dunn sets up this story with slow-rolling reveals which increase the pace and urgency of the evolving narrative. Couched inside the mystery is an ever-present reminder that there is no way we can know today what challenges to come will change us fundamentally. What motivates us right now can flip on a switch with a new catalyst. 

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Book Review: Hellsbreath Sector by Kira Nyte

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Title: Hellsbreath Sector (Zombie Year 2099 Collection)
Author: Kira Nyte
Genre: Paranormal Shifter Romance
My rating:
3 of 5 stars

Zombie Year 2099 series has another release, and it’s Kira Nyte’s Hellsbreath Sector, a refuge for humans and supernaturals with a zombie outpost next door. 

As a Fae Princess, Ysaria hasn’t ventured into the human realm despite being very curious about it. She foolishly convinced her brother to open a portal so they could adventure but found their magic bound and themselves imprisoned in cages by zombies. This species of zombies is much different than other Zombie Year 2099 undead; they are intelligent with a hunger for flesh. Their prisoners are slaves; supernaturals aren’t on the menu because they taste horrible to zombies, but they do have value in another flesh trade.

Yet slaves are slaves, beatings and violations are frequent. Ysaria keeps them angry, so she takes the punishments rather than worse. Not being able to access her powers is a further complication. Her brother Dastion and she are helpless. The only chance they have–an escape, she takes advantage of the first chance she gets. But weakened after days of captivity, she fears it will prove fruitless. It almost is.

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New Release: Malice by Pintip Dunn

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Title: Malice
Author: Pintip Dunn
Genre: YA, Sci-fi, Thriller
Release Date: February 04, 2020

Summary:

What I know: a boy at my school will one day wipe out two-thirds of the population with a virus.

What I don’t know: who he is.

In a race against the clock, I not only have to figure out his identity, but I’ll have to outwit a voice from the future telling me to kill him. Because I’m starting to realize no one is telling the truth. But how can I play chess with someone who already knows the outcome of my every move? Someone so filled with malice she’s lost all hope in humanity? Well, I’ll just have to find a way―because now she’s drawn a target on the only boy I’ve ever loved… 

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Book Review: Man Crush Monday by Kirsty Moseley

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Title: Man Crush Monday
Author: Kristy Moseley
Genre: Romantic Comedy
My rating:
5 of 5 stars

#GirlCrushAmys

I thought Amy Summers from Lauren Blakely’s Asking for a Friend was my ultimate book girl crush, but now I need to start a collection of Amys because Amy Clarke is as delightfully precious as my other Amy. 

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Life is desperate when the highlight of your week is Monday morning–that’s my opinion anyway. But for Amy Clarke, she lives for those days when her nerdy train obsession boards the train to London. If only this cute guy she adores, like-a-creeper, noticed her, the world would be perfect. She’s barely said a word to him, yet she knows she’s in love.

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