Book Review : Chilling Effect by Valerie Valdes

This book had been on my radar for a while now, and when I joined NetGalley, it was one of the first things I requested. I never in my wildest dreams thought that I would be approved, but I WAS! I consumed this story in a day and a half.

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Book Review : Daughter Of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor

I read this book years ago when it first came out and honestly I only remember small bits of it and the fact that I enjoyed. So I was so happy that this was Pages and Proses Book of the month. Revisiting this story I can see why I was drawn it all those years ago.

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WWW 5/8/2019

Time for another WWW Wednesday! This is reading meme hosted by Taking On A World of Words that asks

What are you currently reading?

What did you finish recently reading?

 What do you think you’ll read next?

So I’ll be sharing with you what I have read in the past week, what I am reading now and what I hope to read soon.

All links lead to Goodreads page

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Book Review : Sea Witch by Sarah Henning


Synopsis 

Ever since her best friend, Anna, drowned, Evie has been an outcast in her small fishing town. A freak. A curse. A witch. 

A girl with an uncanny resemblance to Anna appears offshore and, though the girl denies it, Evie is convinced that her best friend actually survived. That her own magic wasn’t so powerless after all. And, as the two girls catch the eyes—and hearts—of two charming princes, Evie believes that she might finally have a chance at her own happily ever after.

But her new friend has secrets of her own. She can’t stay in Havnestad, or on two legs, unless Evie finds a way to help her. Now Evie will do anything to save her friend’s humanity, along with her prince’s heart—harnessing the power of her magic, her ocean, and her love until she discovers, too late, the truth of her bargain.

This was the first book for Lit Coven reads of 2019, also the first book I read for the year and I am a bit conflicted about how to rate it.

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November Wrap Up 2018

November was quite a month for me, I started it with a book I really dislike but then it continued on with book s that I am in love with.   This month I read  

  • November 9 by Collen Hoover
  • The Kiss Quotient (The Kiss Quotient, #1) by Helen Hoang
  • The ShadowShaper series (Shadowshaper and Shadowhouse Fall ) by Daniel José Older
  • They Both Die at the End by  Adam Silvera

Before I talk about what I thought about these books, some questions. What did you guys read this November? Have you read any of the books I did? If so what did you think about them? 

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Book Review: The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang

Synopsis
Stella Lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe. She comes up with algorithms to predict customer purchases — a job that has given her more money than she knows what to do with, and way less experience in the dating department than the average thirty-year-old.

Stella Lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe. She comes up with algorithms to predict customer purchases — a job that has given her more money than she knows what to do with, and way less experience in the dating department than the average thirty-year-old.

It doesn’t help that Stella has Asperger’s and French kissing reminds her of a shark getting its teeth cleaned by pilot fish. Her conclusion: she needs lots of practice — with a professional. Which is why she hires escort Michael Phan. The Vietnamese and Swedish stunner can’t afford to turn down Stella’s offer, and agrees to help her check off all the boxes on her lesson plan — from foreplay to more-than-missionary position…

Before long, Stella not only learns to appreciate his kisses, but to crave all the other things he’s making her feel. Soon, their no-nonsense partnership starts making a strange kind of sense. And the pattern that emerges will convince Stella that love is the best kind of logic…

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Shantall Reads : November 9

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Here we go again! Check-in time with November 9, which I actually completed. So this is more of a review of the whole thing than actual thoughts. 

Like last time, this is not spoiler free so don’t click the read more if you don’t want anything ruined for you.  If you’d like to read the first check-in that can be found here

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