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The Helper by M N Snow (Review by Valerie – #NerdGirlVal)

Title: The Helper

Author: M N Snow

Published Date: December 1st 2016

Genre: Speculative Fiction

Rating:

1 star1 star1 star1 star1 star

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***THIS BOOK WAS PROVIDED TO NERD GIRL IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

Synopsis

A tale that combines contemporary, speculative fiction with an ambiguous spirituality. The book explores relationships between lovers, friends, families, and what Powers of Good there may be. John Sloan is a Marine Corps veteran with a life-long secret that is haunting him. He is a conduit to a healing light that draws him to people on the brink of emotional disintegration, people who are then healed and Helped by this light. His blue-collar world is shattered when he finds that his connection to this anonymous portal has vanished. He is alone, seemingly beyond aid, and in desperate need of a Helping himself. The book tracks the intersecting lives of John and two other Helpers. His lifelong friend Dusty Hakalla is a mixed-blood Ojibwe, with a secret of his own. His power to Help is remarkable, but was once destructively misused. A career Marine, his scarred childhood and momentary abuse of power have left him jaded and bereft. Deena Morrison, also a Helper, is John’s girlfriend. Adopted as an… Continue reading

Night Stalker (Dead Loves Life Book 1) by R.L. Weeks (Review by Laura – #NerdGirlVixen)

Title: Night Stalker (Dead Loves Life Book 1)

Author: R.L. Weeks 

Published Date: August 31st 2017

Genre: Dark Fantasy

Rating:

1 star1 star1 star1 star

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***THIS BOOK WAS PROVIDED TO NERD GIRL IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

Synopsis

A strange knock, a shadow moving in the hall, a breath on her neck – it’s 3AM and Casey has woken up from the same reoccurring nightmare.
Sadon was there, the mystery guy she had only met in her nightmares. He looks and sounds strange and has even stranger tastes. His unhealthy obsession with Casey has kept her awake more than once – terrified to fall into his embrace as she closes her eyes.
As she drives back from work the next day, down Highway 606, she loses her way and stumbles across an old hotel. As the gate closes, she realizes she has stepped into her nightmares, but this time it’s real.
In the home of the shadow stalkers, she’s against the clock to find a way out.
She must take a step into the unknown and abandon her fears before she loses her mind in those derelict rooms like so many before her.

 

***Adult Warning – May Contain Graphic Sex,… Continue reading

The Alien Who Fell to Earth (A Nocturne Falls Universe story) by Fiona Roarke (Review by Melanie V””V – #NerdGirlVamp)

Title: The Alien Who Fell to Earth (A Nocturne Falls Universe story)

Author: Fiona Roarke 

Published Date: September 26th 2017

Genre: Sci Fi /Paranormal  Romance

Rating:

1 star1 star1 star1 star1 star

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***THIS BOOK WAS PROVIDED TO NERD GIRL IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

Synopsis

Pilot. Guard. Prisoner. … Stowaway.

Crashed in the Georgia woods, all are lost on a world where aliens are the stuff of science fiction. But what if the locals are far from human themselves, with secrets of their own?

Holden Grigori is lost on an alien world, and his memories are just as lost. All he knows is a beautiful woman says she’s his wife, she loves him and he’d do anything for her.

Security specialist Victoria Greene’s mission is to find the heroic pilot of a downed spaceship and keep him safe while he recovers in a human hospital in the Halloween-themed town of Nocturne Falls, Georgia. Part of her ongoing mission is, as always, to keep the humans from realizing that aliens walk among them, hiding in plain sight.

Pretending to be Holden’s wife is far from a hardship. Falling in love with him is even easier. But what will happen when he gets… Continue reading

Olympian Heartbreak: Olympian Love Book 2 by Andrya Bailey (Review by Catherine – #NerdGirlCat)

Title: Olympian Heartbreak: Olympian Love Book 2 

Author: Andrya Bailey

Published Date: September 23rd 2017

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Rating:

1 star1 star1 star1 star

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***THIS BOOK WAS PROVIDED TO NERD GIRL IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

Synopsis

his is the sequel to Olympian Passion and not a stand-alone book.

Sabrina found out that Nikos returned to Greece with Maggie and is heartbroken until a surprising invitation to go to Athens gives her hope. Once she reconnects with him, their passion grows stronger.

Nikos takes her to the most romantic places around Athens and even invites her to travel to a newly-discovered archaeological site. Her insecurities increase when she learns he’s hiding a secret from his past, but his friends advise her to be patient if she really loves him.

Their passionate week is suddenly interrupted when Nikos is faced with a tragic situation. Will she make the ultimate sacrifice to help him?

 

***Adult Warning – May Contain Graphic Sex, Strong Language, Or Adult Situations. Caution Advised***
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***Catherine – #NerdGirlCat’s  Review***

I was so excited to be able to read this one, I looked forward to it. It did not let me down. I loved the whole book and was… Continue reading

White Lies by Julie Wetzel (Review by Melanie V””V – #NerdGirlVamp)

Title: White Lies

Author: Julie Wetzel 

Published Date: September 27th 2017

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Rating:

1 star1 star1 star1 star1 star

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***THIS BOOK WAS PROVIDED TO NERD GIRL IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

Synopsis

When her identical twin comes down with a stomach bug, Molly finds herself suckered into a huge favor. Impersonating her twin for a romantic dinner…with her sister’s amazingly hot boyfriend. After a minor accident has Molly spending the night in his arms, she swears off standing in for her sister again. But thing’s don’t always turn out as planned…

A chance meeting at lunch changes everything. Now, Molly’s faced with a hard decision. Should she keep her sister’s secret and continue pretending to be her twin, or follow her heart and tell the man she’s falling for the truth? Both choices will lead to the end of a relationship. But how do you choose between a sister you love and the man of your dreams?

 

***Adult Warning – May Contain Graphic Sex, Strong Language, Or Adult Situations. Caution Advised***
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***Melanie – #NerdGirlVamp’s  Review***

I have read many books by Julie Wetzel, but they have all been steeped in paranormal and fantasy, genres that don’t have to… Continue reading

His Soul to Hold (Dark Knights of Heaven, #2) by T.W. Knight (Review by Katie – #NerdGirlKtLbLy)

Title: His Soul to Hold (Dark Knights of Heaven, #2) 

Author:  T.W. Knight

Published Date: November 2nd 2016

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Rating:

1 star1 star1 star

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***THIS BOOK WAS PROVIDED TO NERD GIRL IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

Synopsis

Soulless and exiled from Heaven the Dark Knights have not abandoned their duty. For millennia they’ve battled demons, protecting human kind from Lucifer’s servants. Less than a year ago hundreds of demons escaped Hell world-wide stretching the Knights resources to their limits. Now they face the greatest challenge of all—discovering love.
Breanna Thorn spent the last ten years fighting demons with her twin brother Sam, and she’s damn good at it. But at twenty three all she really wants is a normal life with dating, college and quiet. To balance the life she wants and the life she has, Bree studies demons and other supernatural creatures in hopes of better understanding the enemy. When she meets fallen angel Bass, Bree encounters a complication she never saw coming—love.

Bass’ persona of hedonism begins to crumble when he meets Breanna. She’s beautiful, intelligent, a kick ass fighter and the vessel for his immortal soul. He knows he’s no good for her but… Continue reading

The Nymph Takes Nashville (Nocturne Falls Universe) by J.L. Farey (Review by Melanie V””V – #NerdGirlVamp)

Title: The Nymph Takes Nashville (Nocturne Falls Universe) 

Author:  J.L. Farey

Published Date: September 26th 2017

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Rating:

1 star1 star1 star1 star1 star

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***THIS BOOK WAS PROVIDED TO NERD GIRL IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

Synopsis

After a rocky start, wood nymph Laurel and bear-shifter Aiden have made a happy home together in Nocturne Falls. Sure, Laurel is still getting over the trauma of being stalked and almost killed by an old boyfriend, and Aiden keeps having nightmares about his time as an NYPD Detective, but overall, they have a calm, peaceful life. Until their relatives enter the picture. Before they know it, they’re on a road trip to Nashville – accompanied by Laurel’s sister, Aurora, and Aiden’s buddy, Wade – in order to prove that Aiden’s country music superstar father – who he didn’t even know was his father – didn’t commit the crime he’s being accused of. All Aiden and Laurel want is time alone together, but that’s not happening anytime soon. Can they save Aiden’s father and wrangle everyone else into shape before they lose their minds? Or could all the family drama push them over the edge?

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***Melanie – #NerdGirlVamp’s  Review***
The Nocturne Falls… Continue reading

Born of the Night (Born of the Night Book 1) by Matt Wanicur (Review by Katie -#NerdGirlKtLbLy)

Title: Born of the Night (Born of the Night Book 1)

Author: Matt Wanicur

Published Date: September 5th 2016

Genre:  Horror

Rating:

1 star1 star1 star1 star1 star

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***THIS BOOK WAS PROVIDED TO NERD GIRL IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

Synopsis

Ethan Lewis is a precocious, blissful boy. He has wonderful parents who love him dearly. He looks forward to what they all expect to be a promising future. Then, on one fateful day, his life is turned upside down as tragedy strikes.

Twenty-two years later, Ethan is a fragment of the man his parents, or even he thought he would be. He lives in a run down apartment building. He spends his days doing little else but simply passing time in his dreary life.

Then, a string of savage murders take place around his apartment building, wreaking havoc in the neighborhood. Yet, for Ethan, something about this evil is all too familiar.

Given no other choice, Ethan has to look to the past and conquer his darkest fears to find the truth behind these brutal deaths, and try to save any semblance of the man he was meant to become.

 

***Adult Warning – May Contain Graphic Sex, Strong Language, Or… Continue reading

The Shaman Charms The Shifter: A Nocturne Falls Universe story (Nocturne Falls Universe) by Larissa Emerald (Review by Melanie V””V) #NerdGirlVamp

Title: The Shaman Charms The Shifter: A Nocturne Falls Universe story 

Author:  Larissa Emerald 

Published Date: 26th September 2017

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Rating:

1 star1 star1 star1 star1 star

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***THIS BOOK WAS PROVIDED TO NERD GIRL IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

Synopsis

Leopard shifter Sasha Weisberg arrives in Nocturne Falls hoping someone in the town of supernaturals might be able to undo the spell an angry ex-friend put on her. Otherwise, she’s doomed to live most of every day as a bird, with only three precious hours each day to enjoy her human form and her snow leopard not at all.

An archangel friend convinces Kianso Kane to travel to Nocturne Falls for a weekend of rest and relaxation. From the onset of the trip, his shaman calling challenged him to return to his Hawaiian roots and acknowledged his shaman birthright. His instincts led him right to Sasha and he knew straightaway she was his true love. But she was caught in a maelstrom of a witches curse. And until she was free, she couldn’t be completely his.

They have one chance on Samhain to undo the curse, or else her next chance won’t be for nineteen years. Can she trust… Continue reading

Aequitas (An Isles and West Mysteries Book 3) by October Weeks (Review by Cianna -#NerdGirlSunshine)

Title: Aequitas (An Isles and West Mysteries Book 3) 

Author: October Weeks

Published Date: December 14th 2016

Genre: Horror

Rating:

1 star1 star1 star1 star1 star

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***THIS BOOK WAS PROVIDED TO NERD GIRL IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

Synopsis

Two families. Over two centuries. Countless victims.

It all comes down to this…

Delilah Isles has been waiting for the Tay family to make their move, and when they do the cost is a heavy one. They attack the young daughter of a close family friend, which forces Delilah to go up the mountain and start the investigation that has been two centuries in the making.

The Tays have been planning the moment of battle since their deaths, and Delilah knows that she and Milly won’t be able to fight the Tays on their own. But calling in backup brings unexpected consequences. Consequences that Delilah could never have imagined.

 

***Adult Warning – May Contain Graphic Sex, Strong Language, Or Adult Situations. Caution Advised***
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***Cianna -#NerdGirlSunshine’s  Review***

I’m blown away! I always think that October Weeks can’t write a better book than the last one, but Isles and West’s story keeps grabbing me in. In this book, there’s a big fight for… Continue reading

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