Title: Of Light and Dark (The Dark Series #3) Author: Danah Logan Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romantic Suspense Release Date: 08 June 2021
My name is Lilly. What is my last name, you ask? I. Don’t. Know.
I lost track of who I am months ago. I thought I was a McGuire until my brother let me in on the secrets that drove a wedge between my family so many years ago.
Consumed with the need for answers, I made decisions others would’ve called reckless—and they’re probably right.
The feeling of betrayal sat too deep for me to see reason. I should’ve told my parents, informed the authorities, but trust is a fragile thing. Once it’s broken, is there really a chance of rebuilding it?
Then I met him.
He gave me answers, but he had questions of his own. The more time we spent together, the more we bonded…until the lines were blurred. Home was no longer tied to a place but to two individuals. Throughout our search for the truth, I almost lost the boy that means everything to me. Hunted by the media, tormented by Rhys’s psychotic ex and her followers, I became a target, and my need to run put everyone at risk.
No one could’ve expected what actually happened over a decade ago. How one decision started a chain of events that led to me being the pawn in her game.
Find out what really happened ten years ago in this angst-filled, romantic-suspense story full Of Light and Dark.
**AUTHOR’S NOTE: Dear Reader, Of Light and Dark is the THIRD book and CONCLUSION of Lilly and Rhys’s trilogy within The Dark Series. The first three books in the series are one continuous story, with In the Dark being the first book. This book is intended for MATURE readers and features strong language, sexual scenes, and situations that may be considered TRIGGERS for some. Reader Discretion is advised.
No spoilers here: I’m not too fond of Letty. Unlike the previous two MKU installments, I finally liked Kane–for a little bit.
A little reminder. Letty dropped the bomb on Kane as to what their puddle loving resulted in, and that literally put him in a tailspin at the end of the book. So this one begins with him in the hospital and with Letty in the arms of another dude.
Really, now? How many dudes do you need? I know, all of them. Because Letty only knows what she wants when forced to admit it.
Title: Natural Born Killers (Sick Boys #3) Author: Lucy Smoke Genre: New Adult, Sports Romance, College Romance Release Date:30 April 2021
Rule No. 3: Never let anyone think they can hurt you and get away with it.
I thought I’d seen and felt the worst of it, but there’s nothing worse than betrayal.
Corina knows who’s behind what happened to me and she may think hiding will keep her safe, but after everything that’s happened, nothing can keep her safe from me and the Sick Boys. She’s a pawn in all of this, but I’ll get that information even if it means I have to cut it out of her – piece by fucking piece.
This little charade is about to end. They thought they could drag me down into the dirt and grind my soul into the dust. What they failed to realize is that there’s nothing left of my soul and I don’t mind getting a little dirty if it means getting my revenge. I may have let her fool me once, but there’s no way in hell I’ll let her fool me twice.
After we’re done with her, we’re going after the big boys.
It’s weird because the cosmos always hand me books one after another or one close to another with a similar problem amongst the characters or same name, something in common. I mention it because the dynamic which produces the Blackout Trio is one that I had just read about in another book of another genre–I can’t tell you as it spoils both books, but the universe is weird. That’s all I can say.
When you are as jaded and bored as Jameson Filano, you need a little something to light up your life; oddly enough, for her, it’s a party where the lights go out. Of course, it’s not just power failure but also the three powerhouse personalities in the room that fascinate her until her kidnapping and subsequent trip to the beach, which ends in more inquisitiveness. But life goes on in her world, and no one even notices the time that she’s gone. Her world tilted a little, and no one else saw. C’est la vie.
What a jerk! I mean that. I don’t know if I mean Kane Legend or Scarlett Hunter, though. Both are kinda jerky. Jerkish? Jerksome. I don’t know what the term is. They are both jackholes, if you ask me. I like Letty a little more than Kane, but not by a whole lot. I think you are supposed to feel an abundance of sympathy for her, and I do. BUT she’s a McJerkyjerk.
So if you read the prequel, you know what happened the night eighteen months ago, and if you don’t, they refer to a sweaty something-something in a dirty puddle often enough to get the idea. Kane and Letty hate-effed the heckfire out of each other, and nothing good came of it.
Eighteen months later, the devil is back, and Letty has seen her nightmare come to life, in that Kane is the embodiment of some heartache unknown to us readers. Cliffhanger level stuff here.
Title: Falling for the Opposition Author: Lola West Genre: New Adult Romance Release Date: 31 March 2021
Talk about strange bedfellows…
Son of a conservative senator, Drew Scott doesn’t trust anyone and he’s certainly never known love, not even a shred. As long as the press perceives him as clean cut and on the up and up, his parents leave him to his own devices. His hollow existence is enough, until his eyes land on the swirling hips of a woman unlike any he’s ever known.
Liberal, lovable, Lua Stienbeck grew up on a commune, and probably has an FBI file. She’s smart, curvy, caring and on a mission to make the world a more just place. Despite all her lofty goals, Lua’s led a fairly sheltered life, protected by the community where she grew up. One act of kindness – helping a sexy stranger who is passed out and being tortured by hooligans – thrusts her into the limelight.
Lua and Drew should be on opposite sides but they just can’t seem to stop drifting across the aisle.
Check out this Contemporary New Adult Enemies to Lovers – With a dark brooding hero and tons of laughs.
I thought I was digging Hendrix, and I do, but I’m crushing hard on Mr. Monroe. Easton, dude, do you have to be so hot and smexy?
Harlow Mead is a hot mess. She’s the anti-Donna. Not put together. Not doing well at school. Not type-A personality. Most likely to be stoned and playing video games. Most likely to be hacking into the school’s main-frame for the giggles. She’s eighteen, and in her mind, she’s going nowhere fast.
“Teenagers are all dumb, depraved, and disappointing.” – Easton Monroe, teacher extraordinaire.