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Stacking the Shelves #7

This week, I stacked the shelves by:

Purchased (mostly with gift cards won in previous post):

Received for review:

Won:

$10 ITunes GC from Jennifer Lane!!!
Kindle version of Between a Rock and A Hard Place (Paranormal Protection Agency #2) by Mina Carter from Mina Carter !!

Kindle version of Kiss Me (The Keatyn Chronicles #2) by Jillian Dodd from Adrianne at The Book Mark Blog!!

Kindle version of The Fault in Our Stars by John Green from Judith and Ellen at I Love YA Fiction!!

Kindle version of Loving Summer (Loving Summer #1) by Kailin Gow from A Dash of YA!!

Review: Dirty Red (Love Me With Lies, #2) by Tarryn Fisher

Dirty Red (Love Me With Lies, #2) by Tarryn Fisher
Blurb from Goodreads:
Dear Opportunist,

You thought you could take him from me, but you lost. Now, that he's mine I'll do anything to keep him. Do you doubt me? I have everything that was supposed to be yours. In case you were wondering; he doesn't ever think about you anymore. I won't let him go....ever.
Dirty Red

My Review:

Holy $&;*!!!!!!!!!! What else can I say? I think my heart stopped beating several times while reading this book. Anyone that reads my blog knows that The Opportunist was my favorite adult book of last year and Dirty Red may be even better! I don't know how Tarryn Fisher is able to write from a character's POV who you really, really, really don't want to like and still make you feel bad for her but she did it again (she is a goddess!) Now, don't get me wrong, I am Team Caleb/Olivia 110% but poor Leah!

This book was told from Leah's POV and if you think Olivia is a m…

Review: Vanilla on Top (Walk on the Wild Side #1) by C.J. Ellisson

Vanilla on Top (Walk on the Wild Side #1) by C.J. Ellisson
Obtained for Review via NetGalley
Blurb from Goodreads:

Heather Pierce is done being a wallflower, both personally and professionally. Desperate to live a different life for one night, she attends a speed dating event. Maybe here, anonymous unless she chooses otherwise, she can become someone new. When a man way out of her league sits across from her, Heather gathers her courage and takes charge of what she wants, secretly fearing he won’t desire the real person she’s desperate to hide.

Top acquisitions officer and international playboy Tony Carmine is about to close the biggest deal of his career. But then he meets Heather at a speed dating event…and discovers losing control may be exactly what he needs. Her blossoming sensuality occupies his every thought, consuming him with the need to possess the most intriguing lover he’s ever encountered—until he walks into the boardroom and sees Heather on the other side of the negotiating …

Review: The Stranger (Just One Night, Part 1) by Kyra Davis

The Stranger (Just One Night #1) by Kyra Davis
Obtained for Review via NetGalley
Blurb from Goodreads:

You should sleep with a stranger, her best friend whispers in her ear as they take to Vegas for one last pre-wedding fling. Despite her best intentions, when Kasie Fitzgerald enters the casino and sees him, a man whose tailored clothes belied a powerful, even dangerous, presence, she loses herself to the moment. Maybe it’s the dress, much shorter than she’d ever normally wear, or the Scotch, but something makes her give herself over to him more completely than she's ever done with a man before.

It was supposed to be just one night. But right as she’s thinking she wants more, he shows up in her office with an agenda. As the billionaire CEO of a company that’s engaged her PR firm, his demands just became her reality...and he desires so much more than just some attention in the boardroom.


My Review:


I think this book started interesting but got a bit trite quickly. There is absolutely no …

Stacking the Shelves #6

This week, I stacked the shelves by:

Purchased (mostly with gift cards won below):



Received for review:



Won:


Forgive My Fins (Fins #1) by Tera Lynn Childs from Tera Lynn Childs!
$10 Amazon GC from Tracy Brogan from Marina Adair's blog!!

$10 Amazon GC from Karla Darcy!!

$25 Amazon GC from Terri at My Book Boyfriend!!

$5 Amazon GC from Danita Minnis!!

$5 Starbucks GC, book thong and swag from Lia Davis!!

Kindle version of Something Witchy by A.J. Myers from Julie's Book Review!!

Review: Shadow Woman by Linda Howard

Shadow Woman by Linda Howard
Obtained for Review via NetGalley
Blurb from Goodreads:

Lizette Henry wakes up one morning and makes a terrifying discovery: She doesn’t recognize the face she sees in the mirror. She remembers what she looks like, but her reflection is someone else’s. To add to the shock, two years seem to have disappeared from her life. Someone has gone to great and inexplicable lengths to keep those missing years hidden forever. But the past always finds a way to return.

Strange memories soon begin to surface and, along with them, some unusual skills and talents that Lizette hasn’t a clue about acquiring. Sensing that she’s being monitored, Lizette suddenly knows how to search for bugs in her house and tracking devices in her car. What’s more, she can elude surveillance—like a trained agent.

Enter a mysterious and seductive stranger named Xavier, who claims he wants to help—but who triggers disturbing images of an unspeakable crime of which Lizette may or may not be the perp…