Reviews

Waiting For The Beast by T. Hayden (Review by Valerie – #NerdGirlVal)

Title: Waiting For The Beast

Author:  T. Hayden 

Published Date: February 14th 2017

Genre:  Paranormal Fantasy

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

What if the Bible has it all wrong about the Anti-Christ?

What if this person is female and what if she actually has a choice?

Meet A.C. a.k.a Angelica Cunningham

Angelica is drop dead gorgeous, lives in a sprawling mansion with her two aunts, attends a prestigious private school, is an A student and excels at everything she does effortlessly. She has a great life.

That’s until her 16th birthday and it all goes banana’s. One of her aunt’s fall mysteriously ill on the brink of death. Angelica is suddenly telepathic, has a heightened sense of smell and is seeing supernatural beings, that only exists in fairy tales.

Angelica’s family is forced to tell her the truth. Her aunts are actually supernatural beings that have been charged with protecting Angelica from her father, Lucifer. He has put a bounty on Angelica’s head and every creature from the Abyssal Realm a.k.a Hell is looking for her. In addition she has a hot guardian angel that… Continue reading

Hunger Moon (Loki’s Wolves, #1) by Melissa Snark (Review by Christine – #NerdGirlPixie)

Title: Hunger Moon (Loki’s Wolves, #1)

Author: Melissa Snark 

Published Date: April 24th 2015

Genre:  Norse & Viking Fantasy.

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

 

BOOK #1 IN THE LOKI’S WOLVES SERIES

Victoria Storm faces seemingly insurmountable odds to keep her dwindling pack of werewolves alive and together. She fights hunters- including the brother and father of her deceased lover-and the pack takes another devastating loss. When they seek sanctuary in a small town near Lake Tahoe, high in the secluded Sierra Nevada Mountains, Victoria discovers they are infringing on the territory of a vastly more powerful Alpha wolf. To save her pack, she uses her feminine wiles to seduce the Alpha. Nothing comes easily for Victoria. Her plans are complicated by the Alpha’s erratic son, a ghostly wife, and a vengeful witch. Not even her status as a Valkyrie or the favor of the Goddess Freya can change the course of destiny for Victoria or her packmates.

378 Pages, 1st Edition. Norse & Viking Fantasy.
LOKI’S WOLVES ORDER:
#0. The Child Thief
#1. Hunger Moon
#2. Battle Cry

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***Christine – #NerdGirlPixie’s  Review***
Hunger Moon,… Continue reading

**Awesome Blog** Echoes in Death (In Death #44) by J.D. Robb (Review by Melanie V””V – #NerdGirlVamp)

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Title: Echoes in Death (In Death #44)

Author: J.D. Robb 

Published Date: February 7th 2017

Genre: Mystery / Crime

Rating:

1 star1 star1 star1 star1 star

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Synopsis

This chilling new suspense novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author J.D. Robb is the perfect entry point into the compelling In Death police procedural series featuring Lieutenant Eve Dallas.

As NY Lt. Eve Dallas and her billionaire husband Roarke are driving home, a young woman—dazed, naked, and bloody—suddenly stumbles out in front of their car. Roarke slams on the brakes and Eve springs into action.

Daphne Strazza is rushed to the ER, but it’s too late for her husband Dr. Anthony Strazza. A brilliant orthopedic surgeon, he now lies dead amid the wreckage of his obsessively organized town house, his three safes opened and emptied. Daphne would be a valuable witness, but in her terror and shock the only description of the perp she can offer is repeatedly calling him “the devil”…

While it emerges that Dr. Strazza was cold,… Continue reading

Valkyrie’s Vengeance (Loki’s Wolves, #0) by Melissa Snark (Review by Christine – #NerdGirlPixie)

Title: Valkyrie’s Vengeance (Loki’s Wolves, #0) 

Author:  Melissa Snark 

Published Date: January 23rd 2015

Genre:  Paranormal Fantasy

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 thirty-year alliance that aligned wolves and hunters has shattered.

Victoria Storm leads a few surviving members of her pack in a desperate flight. As the only surviving child of their leaders, the she-wolf inherited the role of Alpha. The violent deaths of her parents and the man she loved left her devastated, and the lives of her followers depend on her decisions. Simple survival often conflicts with the demands of preserving her Norse heritage, so she must struggle to balance her duties as Freya’s priestess and Odin’s Valkyrie. When innocent children are abducted, she must set aside her differences and work with her worst enemy to rescue them.

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***Christine – #NerdGirlPixie’s  Review***
Melissa Snark is a new-to-me author.

Valkyrie’s Vengeance, a prequel short to Loki’s Wolves, pulled me in the minute I opened the book! I literally could not put it down.

I love the fully fleshed out characters, and the world building is top-notch.

This is a short and… Continue reading

The Actor: Surviving Celebrity Gossip, Fame and Social Media (In Their Shoes Book 2) by Andrew Mackay (Review by Valerie -#NerdGirlVal)

Title: The Actor: Surviving Celebrity Gossip, Fame and Social Media (In Their Shoes Book 2)

Author: Andrew Mackay

Published Date: November 16th 2016

Genre: Satire

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

In Their Shoes – The Actor (Fiction / Satire) (Book 2) From the back cover: Dreams and careers are on the line… again! Well-known character actor Pat Cake has made quite a name for himself in British crime cinemas. After all he has accomplished, landing the pivotal role in the new sequel, Jesus Christ Social Media Star, in London’s West End was just another feather in his cap. But for Joy Attwood this new assignment is raising the stakes. Despite the circumstances that left a teacher without her occupation, there is nothing in the world that could stop her from behaving like a professional this time. But with everything from a cab door to the stage beams working against her, Joy discovers that sometimes the bright lights of the big stage aren’t quite as gleaming as you might think. As Pat helps Joy navigate the cutthroat world of acting, her biggest challenge just might come from getting too… Continue reading

Scornful Sadie (Dark Sorceress Trilogy Book 1) by Felicia Tatum (Review by Shelley C – #NerdGirlRed)

Title: Scornful Sadie (Dark Sorceress Trilogy Book 1)

Author: Felicia Tatum

Published Date: June 19th 2015

Genre: Paranormal 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 war is brewing…

Heartbroken and lost, Sadie left her family when she was only sixteen to fight evil. Years of searching out and destroying the vermin of the supernatural world have left her ruthless and jaded, and powerful.

Sadie’s success has made her a target, and a series of cryptic warnings leaves her questioning what is being asked of her. But nothing in her past has prepared her for the obstacles she now faces in trying to rid the world of a resurrected evil that no one saw coming.

She finally comes home for the chance to re-discover her first love, Aiden. Does she have the power to restore Aiden’s memories and hold on to her love for him, while battling for humanity—and her life?

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***Shelley C – #NerdGirlRed’s  Review***
Sadie Tabors gets her own series! Yay! So, even though you can read this series without having read the White Aura series, I highly recommend reading it first. Without some of the… Continue reading

A Perfect Plan by Alyssa Drake (Review by Cassandra – #NerdGirlLola)

Title: A Perfect Plan 

Author: Alyssa Drake

Published Date: May 20th 2016

Genre: Historical 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

Samantha Hastings lived a quiet, peaceful life on her family’s country estate. With no man to order her around and no stifling society rules to follow, she considered herself blessed. However, when her brother’s ship sinks during a short trip to France, Samantha receives a request from her sister-in-law to return to town and manage the late Earl’s finances. Suddenly thrust into society, Samantha faces an unfamiliar world and a pair of very familiar green eyes.

Lord Benjamin Westwood never intended on following through with his rash promise to his best friend. Now, with Edward’s death, Benjamin becomes the unwilling guardian to Edward’s bratty little sister, who has grown up considerably since the last time they met. His intention to marry her off to the first available suitor is thwarted when he finds himself falling for Samantha’s unique demeanor. He lights upon the perfect plan; a marriage of convenience, giving him the opportunity to romance Samantha without distraction.

However, when they discover Edward’s disappearance was due to… Continue reading

Someday Soon (Not Yet, #3) by Laura Ward (ARC Review by Stephenee – #NerdGirlSteph)

Title: Someday Soon (Not Yet, #3)

Author: Laura Ward

Published Date: Expected April 3rd 2016

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

One mouthwatering temptation…

All Daisy Goldsmith wants is to get out of her small town, leaving behind the bullies who’ve taunted her. Attending culinary school in New York has always been her biggest dream—a dream she’s not confident enough to pursue. After all, she’s nothing but a “fat cow.” But when her brother’s best friend, the man who’s always secretly held her heart, moves back to town after college, everything changes for Daisy.

One scrumptious nibble…

The Goldsmith house has always been Jon Roberts’ sanctuary from the crazy of his life. With a broken and dysfunctional family, Jon embraces the Goldsmiths like his own. After getting a real glimpse of the woman Daisy’s becoming, Jon is torn between his loyalty to the family and his desire for his best friend’s little sister.

One delectable bite…

As Daisy and Jon spend more time together, they can’t resist the attraction between them. Once they’ve had a taste, nothing can keep them apart–not their dreams, their families, or… Continue reading

R.I.L.Y. Forever by Norah Bennett (Review by #NerdGirlJulie)

Title: R.I.L.Y. Forever 

Author:  Norah Bennett 

Published Date: July 13th 2016

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

Julia and Ethan meet at the age of sixteen and are drawn to one another, first as friends then as lovers. When everything and everyone Julia holds dear is threatened, Julia is forced to do the unimaginable. Under a veil of secrets and lies, the young lovers are violently separated. The last time Julia sees Ethan, he gives her a heart-shaped silver locket with the inscription, R.I.L.Y., Forever.

Twenty-two years pass before Ethan and Julia’s lives intersect again in a small town in Northwest Jersey. Their reunion is unexpected and emotional. Their passion reignites and their relationship flourishes despite Julia’s abusive ex-husband and Ethan’s possessive ex-wife. But the past rears its ugly head and the lovers soon discover that a foundation built on secrets will always crumble. Can Ethan and Julia overcome their painful past and learn the lessons of honesty, trust, and forgiveness in time to save their love?

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***#NerdGirlJulie’s  Review***
R.I.L.Y. Forever by Norah Bennett is a straightforward, sweet romance. I would call… Continue reading

Spellweaver (Olive Kennedy, Fairy World M.D., #2) by Tamara Grantham (Review by #NerdGirlKat)

Title: Spellweaver (Olive Kennedy, Fairy World M.D., #2) 

Author: Tamara Grantham

Published Date: January 4th 2016

Genre: Fantasy

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

Olive’s to-do list: Feed the cat. Pay the rent. Save Faythander. Again. After Olive’s last trip through Faythander, she wants nothing more than a nice vacation. But there’s never time for relaxation when goblin treachery is afoot. When Geth, a goblin Spellweaver, destroys the Everblossom – a tree containing Faythander’s pure magic – the fairy-world utopia begins to die. The bloom of the Everblossom is all that remains of pure magic. Now Olive must travel through Earth and Faythander to find a place where it will flourish. Olive will be tested beyond anything she has endured so far, as the secrets of Faythander’s sordid and bloody past are exposed – one that could irrevocably alter the future and destroy the lives of everyone she loves.

 

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***#NerdGirlKat’s  Review***
Alright, here’s the deal…I needed tissues. So if you have those random leaky eye moments, when reading make sure to keep some near by. I adored Dreamthief, and Spellweaver did not disappoint. Tamara Grantham delivered… Continue reading
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