Category: Book Review

Book Review – Sustained (The Legal Briefs #2) by Emma Chase

Posted June 29, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 2 Comments
Book Review – Sustained (The Legal Briefs #2) by Emma Chase

Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romantic Suspense Standalone/Series: Standalone (part of a series) Published on: August 25, 2015 Pages: 305 POV: First person POV from the hero Source: Purchased Rating: 4.5 STARS Buy on Amazon Wow, guys, I got a new favorite! I loved, loved, LOVED this book. Some of you might have read this book since it is an old release, but just in case you haven’t yet, please grab this book as soon as you can. Trust me; it is AWESOME! Sustained is told purely from the hero’s point of view, which is unique for me. I’ve rarely read books told from the hero’s POV and enjoyed them. It’s a part of the Legal Briefs series but can be read as a complete standalone. What is the story about? It follows a young, successful criminal defense lawyer who is on the top of his game and plays by his own rules. He believes […]

Book Review – LUCA (Ruin & Revenge #2) by Sarah Castille

Posted June 26, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 12 Comments
Book Review – LUCA (Ruin & Revenge #2) by Sarah Castille

Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romantic Suspense Standalone/Series: Standalone (part of a series) Published on: June 27, 2017 Pages: 350 POV: Third person POV Source: Publisher (Inkslinger PR) Rating: 3.5 STARS Buy on Amazon As you know, I enjoy Mafia romances and always has a fascination for them. That was the reason I wanted to read this book. The story follows a detective named Gabrielle who has her eyes to find the killer of her husband. She had been assigned to the case despite her personal connection and had been on the right path to take him down when she got shot. In the hospital, she met a guy named Luca who was a patience with the same case. He got shot in the chest as well. Their brief encounter then led him to invite her to his restaurant. Even though her focus has been on revenge for her husband’s death, she is […]

Book Review – Deklan by Shay Savage

Posted June 23, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 23 Comments
Book Review – Deklan by Shay Savage

Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romantic Suspense Standalone/Series: Standalone Published on: June 20, 2017 Pages: 419 POV: First person POV Source: Purchased Rating: 4.5 STARS Buy on Amazon As some of you know, mafia stories are my favorite. I love unconventional love stories that push all my boundaries and make me think. While it contains violence and murders, they are not heavy and all fans of suspense, including the ones who do not enjoy taboo, sensitive subjects, will enjoy this story. It is a standalone story. What is the story about? Kera O’Conner is a daughter of a low-level gambler who owns small businesses. When she was fifteen, she was abducted and her father had to ask a mafia family for help but she had to marry the son of the mafia leader as a payment of her father’s debt. Realizing that it was the only thing to save her family, she agreed. After […]

Book Review – Buttons Series by Penelope Sky

Posted June 21, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 42 Comments
Book Review – Buttons Series by Penelope Sky

Genres: Adult, Dark Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Series (trilogy) Published on: Book 1 (November 15, 2016), Book 2 (February 7, 2017), Book 3 (May 16, 2017) Pages: Book 1 (367 pages), Book 2 (342 pages), Book 3 (397 pages) POV: Dual first POV Source: Publisher Rating: 4.5 STARS Buy on Amazon:  Buttons & Lace (Book 1) Buttons & Hate (Book 2) Buttons & Pain (Book 3) This series is hands down one of my favorite dark, contemporary romances ever. It was unputdownable, addicting, unconventional romance you are going to enjoy if you are a fan of dark romances. Before I elaborate further what this story about ad what I thought about it, I want to give you a heads up—this story contains taboo, offensive such as rapes, abuses, murders, violence, punishments, and the things related to human traffickings. In other words, this is not for everyone. Let me tell you, Penelope Sky did […]

Book Review – Blackmailing The Bad Girl by Nina Croft

Posted June 15, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 39 Comments
Book Review – Blackmailing The Bad Girl by Nina Croft

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone Published on: June 12, 2017 Pages: 230 POV: Third person POV Source: Publisher Rating: 3.5 STARS Buy on Amazon Blackmailing The Bad Girl is a standalone book following the story of Summer Delaney and Nik Masterton. Before being charged for embezzlement and sent to prison for two years, Summer worked in Nik’s company. Despite her determination to focus on her plan, she couldn’t deny the attraction she had with Nik, the guy she thought a regular staff in the company. When she found out that he was, in fact, the CEO of the company it was too late, she couldn’t back off of her original plan. It forced her to leave the company without a word. When she worked in the next company, she got careless and got caught in the act. Nik Summerton is the owner and the CEO of one of the biggest […]

Book Review – Notice by K. Webster

Posted June 14, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 25 Comments
Book Review – Notice by K. Webster

Genres: Adult, Dark Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone Published on: June 6, 2017 Pages: 232 POV: first dual POV Source: purchased Rating: 3.5 STARS Buy on Amazon Dark Contemporary Romance alert! Notice is a complete standalone written by a dark contemporary romance queen K. Webster. I’ve heard great things about her books for years and couldn’t wait to give one a try, hence, this book. What is the story about? Violet Simmons works as an assistant to the owner of the company, Grayson Maxwell. A sexy, handsome, successful guy she has secretly had a crush on the last six years as his assistant. However, never once he acknowledges her presence in the six years she has worked for him. After uncounted times being harassed by her co-workers with no words from the owner to defend her, and a stagnant career as an assistant that was seemingly no chance to go up, she is […]

Book Review – Ghost (Boston Underworld #3) by A. Zavarelli

Posted June 7, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 42 Comments
Book Review – Ghost (Boston Underworld #3) by A. Zavarelli

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance, Romantic Suspense Standalone/Series: Standalone (part of a series) Published on: August 25, 2016 Pages: 288 POV: first dual POV Source: purchased Rating: 5 STARS Buy on Amazon What an amazing read! I’ve been wanting and hoping to experience a story that would make me feel all the emotions—pull me in a story and make me live it along with them, especially the heroine. What a journey I’d had, the one I will always remember and will always be with me. Ghost is the book three of the Boston Undercover series following Crow and Reaper written beautifully by A. Zavarelli and can be read as a complete standalone. As I said many times already, this series is one of my TOP FAVORITES. I’ve book binged it for the last two weeks and cannot still get over it. It reminds me of the reason why I love reading novels in […]

Latest Book News – New Releases, Sales/Bargains, Pre-Orders (June 6, 2017)

Latest Book News – New Releases, Sales/Bargains, Pre-Orders (June 6, 2017)

New Releases: (Click the titles or the covers or titles to go to Amazon) The Farthest Edge (The Honey #2) by Kristen Ashley – June 6 Step into the Honey Club, where every sensual boundary will be tested in search of the ultimate pleasure… Branch doesn’t exist. Living off the grid, he’s looking for a way to forget his past and the guilt that plagues him. But no woman has ever been able to bring him to the edge he craves. After a traumatic experience of her own, Evangeline stepped away from the decadent world of the Honey Club. But when she gets Branch’s offer—to play without boundaries or commitments—it’s too tempting for her to refuse. As their passion ignites, Evangeline and Branch push each other to their farthest limit, fulfilling their darkest desires while falling harder and deeper than they ever imagined. Dating You Hating […]

Book Review – Inked Expressions (Montgomery Ink #7) by Carrie Ann Ryan

Posted June 5, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 39 Comments
Book Review – Inked Expressions (Montgomery Ink #7) by Carrie Ann Ryan

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone (part of a series) Published on: June 6, 2017 Pages: 227 POV: third POV Source: Publisher (Inkslinger PR) Rating: 3.5 STARS Buy on Amazon Inked Expressions is the seventh book in the Montgomery Ink series by Carrie Ann Ryan. While it is a part of a series, it can be read as a complete standalone. You definitely don’t have to read them in order. What is this story about? This story follows a young pregnant woman named Everly who’s just found out that her husband, Jackson, just passed away in a tragic accident before giving birth to their twins. Her perfect world then crushed and the realization hit her hard: She is now a single parent to the twins and her twins will not be able to see their father. Trying her best to be strong for her sons, she tries to move on. Do […]

Book Review – Reaper (Boston Underworld #2) by A. Zavarelli

Posted May 31, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 13 Comments
Book Review – Reaper (Boston Underworld #2) by A. Zavarelli

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone (part of a series) Published on: May 16, 2016 Pages: 260 POV: first dual POV Source: purchased Rating: 4.5 STARS Buy on Amazon It’s official, guys. Boston Underworld series by A. Zavarelli is one of my MOST favorite series! I cannot fully express in words how I love this series; how obsessed I am with each of the books in this series. I was crazy in love with Crow (Boston Underworld #1) and felt the same with Reaper, the second book. Each book in this series can be read as a standalone but I suggest that you read them in order. Trust me, they all are AWESOME! What is the story about? Sasha is a young woman that works as a stripper in a pub owned by Irish syndicate, which is one of the most powerful and feared mafias in the United States located in Boston. […]

Book Review – Ruckus (Sinners of Saint #2) by L.J. Shen

Posted May 26, 2017 by Geybie's Book Blog in Book Review / 31 Comments
Book Review – Ruckus (Sinners of Saint #2) by L.J. Shen

Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance Standalone/Series: Standalone (part of a series) Published on: May 23, 2017 POV: first dual POV Source: Publisher (e-ARC) Rating: 4 STARS Buy on Amazon Ruckus is the second book in the Sinners of Saint series following the first book, Vicious, by L.J. Shen. Although it is part of a series, it can be read as a complete standalone. However, it will be best to read in order to understand the whole story since both are interconnected stories.  ”I should probably get one thing out of the way before we begin. My story? It doesn’t have a happy ending. It won’t. It can’t. No. matter how tall or handsome or rich and captivating my Prince Charming might be… Only problem was he wasn’t really mine. He was my sister’s. But there is something you should know before you judge me. I saw him first. I craved him first. I loved […]