Reviews

Best Man For The Job (The Men of Fear Incorporated Book 1) by Melinda Valentine (Review by Stephenee, #NerdGirlSteph)

Title: Best Man For The Job

Author: Melinda Valentine

Published Date: June 21st 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

Sloane Robertson has it all—an awesome job, a handsome boyfriend, and the perfect apartment…

Well, maybe everything isn’t perfect.

Her boss is acting strange, and constantly covering for him is taking its toll. Her handsome boyfriend also happens to be a cheating scumbag. At least she has a great apartment.

However, after witnessing her boss’s murder, Sloane is forced to take refuge with the best man in her cousin’s wedding. The sexy ex-cop currently works at a security firm, and since her boyfriend can’t be bothered to protect her, Maxwell Fear steps in.

Max has been on protection detail a time or two, so he knows he has what it takes to keep Sloane safe…

Max knows all too well what can happen to a witness of a violent crime. Protecting Sloane is just another job. That mind-numbing kiss at her front door after dinner at her cousin’s house was a fluke. He will keep it professional and do his job.

But what’s business without… Continue reading

Straying Sadie by Felicia Tatum (Review by Shelley C,#NerdGirlRed)

Title: Straying Sadie

Author: Felicia Tatum

Published Date: December 22nd 2015

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

Twenty-one-year-old Sadie Tabors is back for an adventure of her own!

A war is starting…

A prophecy she can’t ignore or deny has left Sadie Tabors stranded in the sorcery realm, Clorva. Five of the six original dark sorcerers are eager to defeat her and take over the world, but Sadie is determined to rid the universe of their evil.

When Sadie meets the only competitor in the Sorcerer Wars, her life is forever changed. Confusion takes precedence as she fights to save Aiden from the tower with only a three day deadline. Will Myles Bailey be the partner and friend she needs or the distraction that will keep her from her goal?

Will she be able to defeat The Five and rescue Aiden?

***Adult Warning – May Contain Graphic Sex, Strong Language, Or Adult Situations. Caution Advised***
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***Shelley C,#NerdGirlRed Review***

OH MY GOODNESS!!! Totally sucked into this book and when I had to put it down, I found myself antsy to get back to it. Not only is… Continue reading

The Rebellion Project by Sara Schoen (Review by Stephenee – #NerdGirlSteph)

Title: The Rebellion Project 

Author: Sara Schoen 

Published Date: June 7th 2016

Genre: YA Contemporary

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

Lauren Scott has always been tormented by her peers for being a good girl…

She is viewed as the golden child by her parents—following their rules and allowing them to make all of her life decisions. But after a lifetime of walking the straight and narrow, Lauren feels as though her life is passing her by.

When she catches her father in an affair, she throws the rulebook out the window…

Lauren realizes that even if she does everything perfectly, life can—and will—surprise you. When life throws her a major curveball, she sets out to live life for herself, making the rules up as she goes and smashing through everyone else’s expectations, but she doesn’t know how to live without a guideline. So, Lauren is forced to ask her biggest tormentor for help—Kayden Daniels.

Kayden is nothing but trouble—which is why Lauren needs him so badly…

Kayden turns Lauren’s whole world upside down with a mischievous smirk and a proposition. But if Lauren wants his help… Continue reading

The Prophecy (The Candi Reynolds Series, #2) by April Hollingworth (Review by Christine – #NerdGirlPixie)

Title: The Prophecy (The Candi Reynolds Series, #2) 

Author: April Hollingworth 

Published Date: April 19th 2016

Genre: Dark 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

It’s a race against time, Candi with the help of her friends and Vampire lover, Victor Harlow must follow cryptic clues to find the Prophecy.

Secrets of the past are spilling into the present and danger is creeping closer. Nothing is as it seems and the answers they find just lead to more questions. The Protectors are growing in strength and numbers and it’s up to them to stop them.

With her own special kind of magick, Candi finds herself on the front lines of a coming war, and if that weren’t enough, her heart is fighting a war of its own. She can trust Victor to fight at her side but can she trust him with her heart?

 

***Adult Warning – May Contain Graphic Sex, Strong Language, Or Adult Situations. Caution Advised***
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***Christine – #NerdGirlPixie’s  Review***
The Prophecy, The Candi Reynolds Series #2, by April Hollingworth, is an incredible follow-up to Double Magick in the Falls.

Candi has a… Continue reading

Double Magick in the Falls (The Candi Reynolds Series, #1) by April Hollingworth (Review by Christine – #NerdGirlPixie)

Title: Double Magick in the Falls (The Candi Reynolds Series, #1) 

Author: April Hollingworth 

Published Date: January 23rd 2015

Genre:  Dark 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

After serving in the Army, Candi Reynolds has returned home to her Grandmother’s small town. She hopes for a quiet life but instead finds mystery, murder, and an oh-so-hot vampire who leaves her questioning her feelings.

Searching for answers to his own mystery, Victor Harlow finds himself drawn into Candi’s search for the murderer and finds himself attracted to the beautiful witch.
With the help of Candi’s best friend, and a werewolf detective they race against time to find the killers before they become the next victims. Can Candi harness all the powers she possess to save them and give their love a chance?

 

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

Double Magick in the Falls by April Hollingworth is a wonderful story about Candi Reynolds, a witch who returns to her Grandmother’s home in Paradise Falls after serving 12 years in the Army.

Candi… Continue reading

Payable On Death by Rachel Rawlings (Review by Valerie – #NerdGirlVal)

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Title: Payable On Death (Jax Rhodes #1) 

Author: Rachel Rawlings

Published Date: April 5th 2016

Genre: Urban 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 deal with the Devil. Demons haunting your every step. When an Angel offers you the chance to redeem yourself, you take it. Because eternal damnation isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

But the Devil always gets his due.

On the streets of Baltimore redemption is….. Payable On Death

***Adult Warning – May Contain Graphic Sex, Strong Language, Or Adult Situations. Caution Advised***

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***Valerie – #NerdGirlVal’s ‘s  Review***

When I started this book, I knew I was going to love it, just for the style of writing that Rachel Rawlings has. But as I read the first few chapters, I felt like I had read this before. After some research, I found out that I did when it first came out. That was just about a year ago. I already read the first 14 chapters by now and I wasn’t going to stop there. Yes, it’s that good. To remember it after all this time and many, many books in between, it… Continue reading

Bloodthorn (Olive Kennedy, Fairy World M.D., #3) by Tamara Grantham (Review by Kat, #NerdGirlKat)

Title: Bloodthorn (Olive Kennedy, Fairy World M.D., #3)

Author: Tamara Grantham

Published Date: April 25th 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 Kennedy doesn’t believe in fairy tales.

In a desperate attempt to earn income, fairy world therapist Olive Kennedy resorts to finding clients at the Texas Renaissance Festival. When she discovers the corpse of her client’s husband discarded in her booth, she realizes that earning her next paycheck is the least of her worries. Even worse, Olive learns the murderer may be a magical monster from the fairy realm. The fae and their escorts arrive from Faythander to aid in the investigation, but they do not travel alone. Olive must confront the one person she never wished to see again. Kull — her ex.

After months with no contact from Faythander, Olive hoped the magical drama was over. Yet it seems she’ll never escape the beings who haunt her nightmares, or be free from the man who took away her happily ever after.

Bloodthorn is a thrilling fantasy for fans of the Kate Daniels series by Ilona Andrews. Dreamthief, book one of the… Continue reading

Fate’s Roar (Fate Series #2) by Jalpa Williby (Review by Amber, #NerdGirlAmbz)

Title: Fate’s Roar (Fate Series #2)

Author: Jalpa Williby

Published Date: February 16th 2017

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

Meet Shane.
He’s sexy, arrogant, and ruthless.
He’s used to women falling at his feet.
Settling down has never been an option.
But, fate has her own plans…

For ten years, he has watched over her.
He has vowed to protect Samantha…from the likes of him.
He is not supposed to fall for the one girl he can never have.
The girl who is off limits.
The forbidden fruit.

When Samantha suddenly disappears, Shane’s fury is unleashed as he fights for her life with a fierce vengeance.

***Adult Warning – May Contain Graphic Sex, Strong Language, Or Adult Situations. Caution Advised***
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***Amber, #NerdGirlAmbz Review***

When I read Fates Cry I fell in love! I vowed it would not be the last book I read by this author. And happily, I was right!! YAY!!!

Although I completely fell in love with Damien from the first book, I also fell in love with Shane as well. Although he (at the time) was a secondary character, now he upgraded… Continue reading

Take Back My Heart (Come Back To Me) by Aubree Valentine (Review by Laura, #NerdGirlVixen)

Title: Take Back My Heart (Come Back To Me)

Author: Aubree Valentine

Published Date: November 29th 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

Fourteen years ago, Connor Matheson walked away from the one person who owned him, heart and soul. He had convinced himself he’d come back for her one day, but when he found out she was keeping a secret from him, it only kept him away. When his grandmother died, leaving him to handle her estate, Connor was forced back to his hometown, where his heart remained.
Lauren Delaney-Forbes was doing just fine on her own. She had a little boy, whom she loved more than life itself, and spent her days at a job that she enjoyed. Her dreams of marriage and happily ever after dissolved when she found her ex-husband in bed with another woman. Convinced her heart couldn’t handle another heartbreak, she focused on being a mom and giving Eliot her all.
Until Connor showed up and flipped her world upside down.
Could he convince her that their love deserved a second chance or would she take back her heart,… Continue reading

Beyond the Sun (Dark Order of the Dragon, #1) by Sandra Bischoff (Review by Shelly, #NerdGirlXrayer)

Title: Beyond the Sun (Dark Order of the Dragon, #1)

Author: Sandra Bischoff

Published Date: March 31st 2013

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

Fifteen years ago Jared Bonatelli had it all. The youngest son of one of the founding families in the Conservatorship of The Dark Order he lived a life you only thought existed in novels and nightmares. He had just graduated from Oxford University and became engaged to his childhood sweetheart when he lost it all in one violent act. The very next day he found himself shipped off to New Orleans with only the money in his pocket and whatever he could fit in one suitcase. Since that night he has suffered reliving his fiancé’s murder repeatedly in his dreams. It isn’t until he finds himself summoned back to New York for an emergency meeting of the Conservatorship that the comfortable world he lives in begins to crumble around him.

Alexandra Toscano has been searching for the one assignment that could catapult her journalistic career. When her editor Gene O’Hanlon drops a manila folder in her lap, Alex is immediately skeptical.… Continue reading

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