BooksMoviesFandoms: Top 20 Books Reviewed and More of 2016!

Books, Movies, Fandoms: Top 20 Books I Reviewed in 2016 that I Highly Recommend and More!

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This is “BooksMoviesFandoms” 3rd Annual Top List of Recommended books I’ve reviewed from this past year. After compiling my list of favorite books/novels that I had the privilege of reading and reviewing during 2016, with great difficulty(amazing books do that to you!), I narrowed it down to this dynamic list of reads. These are stories that truly deserve praise for their enthralling story lines, captivating dialogue, and the emotional journey readers will be taken on by these talented authors. Let’s not forget those engaging characters that can make or break a story. First are the Top 20 Reviewed favorites of the “BooksMoviesFandoms Blog” in no particular order followed by The Top Lists of other categories! Check them all out! Farewell to a compelling 2016. Here’s to an awesome 2017! 🙂 🎉

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#1 – EL DIABLO by Author M. ROBINSON

el-diablo-book-1-m-robinson(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

#2 – A THOUSAND BOY KISSES by Author TILLIE COLE

A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

#3 – PIECE OF INFINITY by Author EMILY BOLD

Piece Of Infinity CURSE SERIES 3 by Emily Bold(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

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#4 – NEIGHBORS by Author STYLO FANTOME

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#5 – PAPER PRINCESS by Author ERIN WATT

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⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

#6 – ANTI-STEPBROTHER by Author TIJAN

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⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

#7 – SUGAR DADDY by Author SAWYER BENNETT

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#8 – NEIGHBOR DEAREST by Author PENELOPE WARD

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#9 – MISFIT by Author KATHRYN KELLY

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#10 – LAST RIDE by Author CHANTAL FERNANDO

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#11 – DEEP REDEMPTION by Author TILLIE COLE

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#12 – EDEN’S DELIVERANCE by Author RHENNA MORGAN

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#13 – BROKEN PRINCE by Author ERIN WATT

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#14 – CHAOS BOUND by Author SARAH CASTILLE

Sinner's Tribe MC Series Book 4 - Chaos Bound(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

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#15 – A VEIL OF VINES by Author TILLIE COLE

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#16 – MONDAY by Author E. L. TODD

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#17 – THE HARD COUNT by Author GINGER SCOTT

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#18 – RAVAGE by Author TILLIE COLE

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#19 – WORTH IT ALL by Author CLAUDIA CONNOR

Worth It All by Claudia Connor(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

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#20 – STEPPING OVER THE LINE by Author LAURA MARIE ALTOM

Stepping Over The Line by Laura Marie Altom(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

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This concludes the Top 20 Favorite List of Books Reviewed for 2016!

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Below are Categories based on the books I’ve read & reviewed in 2016:

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More Categories for The Books of 2016!

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TOP 5 AUTHORS OF 2016(Based on Books/Novels I reviewed/read):

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1 Tillie Cole (A Thousand Boy Kisses/A Veil Of Vines/The Scarred Souls Series/Sweet Home Series/Hades Hangmen MC Series/)
2 M. Robinson (El Diablo/The Good Ol’ Boys Series/Road To Nowhere Series)
3 Erin Watt (Paper Princess/Broken Prince/Twisted Palace)
4 Emily Bold (Touch of Eternity/Breath of Yesterday/Piece of Infinity)
5 Sawyer Bennett (Sugar Daddy/Sugar Rush/Sugar Free/Last Call Series/Cold Fury Hockey Series/Legal Affairs Series)

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TOP 5 MOST EPIC COUPLES OF 2016(Based on Books/Novels I reviewed/read):

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1 Lexi and Alejandro “El Diablo” Martinez 💖(El Diablo by M. Robinson)
2 Rune Erik Kristiansen and Poppy “Poppymin” Litchfield 💖 (A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole)
3 Samantha “Sam” Watts and Payton McLean 💖 (Piece Of Infinity by Emily Bold)
4 Chelsea Jameson and Damien “D.H.” Hennessey 💖  (Neighbor Dearest by Penelope Ward)
5 Valentin “194” Belrov and Zoya Kostava 💖 (Ravage by Tillie Cole)

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TOP 5 FAVORITE BOOK CHARACTER MOMENTS OF 2016(Based on Books/Novels I reviewed/read):

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The intense and emotional journey between Alejandro “El Diablo” Martinez & Lexi (El Diablo by M. Robinson)
The kisses and life journey between Rune & Poppy (A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole)
Sela & Beck’s unexpected growing relationship (Sugar Daddy by Sawyer Bennett)
When Katya, Liam & Wulfric are faced with the truth (Neighbors by Stylo Fantome)
Holt “T-Rex” Savage learning about his MC brothers & getting to know Naiya Kelly (Chaos Bound by Sarah Castille)

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TOP 5 SEXY, HOT, DREAMY MEN OF A 2016 BOOK SERIES’ (Based on Books/Novels I reviewed/read):

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Caden Banks from Anti-Stepbrother by TIJAN
Theodore “Hawke” from Monday by E. L. Todd
Payton McLean from Piece of Infinity by Emily Bold
Beckett “Beck” North from Sugar Rush by Sawyer Bennett
Damien “D.H.” Hennessey from Neighbor Dearest by Penelope Ward

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TOP 5 INSPIRING & STRONG FEMALE CHARACTERS OF 2016(Based on Books/Novels I reviewed/read):

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Lexi from El Diablo by M. Robinson
Faye Black from Last Ride by Chantal Fernando
Naiya Kelly from Chaos Bound by Sarah Castille
Ella Harper from Paper Princess by Erin Watt
Francesca “Frankie” from Monday E. L. Todd

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TOP 5 “I WANT ONE OF THOSE” PROTECTIVE / ALPHA MALE CHARACTERS OF 2016(Based on Books/Novels I reviewed/read):

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Dex “Sin” Black from Last Ride by Chantal Fernando
Alejandro “El Diablo” Martinez from El Diablo by M. Robinson
Reed Royal from Broken Prince by Erin Watt
Nico Medina from The Hard Count by Ginger Scott
Garrett Marsden from Stepping Over The Line by Laura Marie Altom

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TOP 5 AMAZING BOOK SERIES’ OF 2016(Based on Books/Novels I reviewed/read):

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1 The Royals Series (by Erin Watt)
2 Scarred Souls Series (by Tillie Cole)
3 Sugar Bowl Series (by Sawyer Bennett)
4 Sinner’s Tribe MC Series (by Sarah Castille)
5 Twin Estates Series (by Stylo Fantome)

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Looking forward to the mind-blowing books I’ll be reviewing in 2017… see ya for the next list around the next New Year! 🙂

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A Blogging Reader’s ARC-Review for: Worth It All by Claudia Connor.

ARC-Book Review! A Blogging Reader’s Review after reading ‘Worth It All'(The McKinney Brothers Series – Book #3) by Claudia Connor.

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Title: WORTH IT ALL
Author: Claudia Connor
Series: The McKinney Brothers Series
Publishing date: April 19th, 2016
(Review based on an advanced readers copy)

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Worth It All by Claudia Connor

The Synopsis:

She’s fighting for control. . . . Paige Roberts learned to fend for herself growing up. Now she’s doing everything possible to give her daughter, Casey, the stability she never had. But when the vivacious five-year-old decides she’s done wearing her prosthesis, Paige faces her toughest challenge yet: trusting a handsome, brooding stranger who simply wants to help.

He’s struggling to connect. . . . JT McKinney lost more than his leg in a car accident that stole his dreams of pro football. Eight years later, he’s made a new life for himself far away from his old one. His business is developing cutting-edge prosthetics and he’s more than happy to turn his attention to machines instead of people. Still, he can’t shake the feeling that something’s missing.

Will they take a chance on love? . . . When JT gets the chance to help Paige’s daughter, he takes it. He never planned on the two of them tearing down his walls or teaching him to believe in himself again. Paige might not believe in happily ever afters, but JT wants more than anything to be her prince. They’ll both have to let go of the past if they want a future.

 

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My ‘Blogging Reader’s ARC-Review’ after reading ‘WORTH IT ALL’ by Claudia Connor:

This is my honest review for the third novel of The McKinney Brothers Series, which is titled “Worth It All” by author Claudia Connor. This novel continues to deliver a wonderful new love story every time as we the readers are introduced more thoroughly to another McKinney brother. Those handsome, tough, yet lovable men in the McKinney clan continue to steal hearts and fill the list of dream-book-boyfriends. This one does not disappoint at all when it let’s us get to the know the youngest sibling, J.T. McKinney. The story is written in the two P.O.V.’s(point of views) of Jake “J.T.” McKinney and single-mother Paige Roberts.

Jake “J.T.” McKinney is as handsome as his brothers, with his dark hair and eyes. J.T. is the youngest brother who decided to move across the country. As the head engineer and one of the founders of a renowned and successful prosthetic company, he usually keeps busy with that. There is only one thing that he didn’t expect to draw his attention, and that was the beautiful blonde waitress at the nearby diner. He has reasons from his past as to why he isn’t interested in pursuing any kind of long-term relationship but he can’t shake his curiosity about the mysterious waitress.

Paige Roberts is a very hard working single-mother. She never has anytime for herself and focuses on her daughter Casey, working, and taking classes. When a very tall, dark and handsome regular customer begins a conversation with her daughter Casey at the diner, about their common prosthetic legs, there begins a battle for Paige. The battle to stay focused. It’s not so hard to do since her reason is Casey but Jake seems to make it easy to sometimes get lost in the “what if’s” for her daughter and herself.

For Paige, watching Jake be so easy-going with her daughter Casey, it wasn’t not hard to accept his offers of help for Casey’s prosthetic issues. Paige and Jake “J.T.” are both dealing with their pasts that have left them both cautious and hesitant on considering more beyond friendship. But with a connection that is hard to keep ignoring, Jake and Paige will have to decide how to deal with their growing feelings. Can Paige ever give herself a chance to try to have romance in her life? Will Jake “J.T.” ever find forgiveness for the guilt he feels for his past? The story-line was enjoyable and held a wondrous depth of emotion from the characters and their pasts. Great story, wonderful characters and worth recommending both this novel and this series. Check this out for an engaging romance! 🙂

MY BLOGGING READER’S STAR RATING: ‘HOW TO DISAPPEAR’  4 out of 5 stars:

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How I imagined the characters while reading ‘WORTH IT ALL’:

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MEMORABLE QUOTES & LINES FROM ‘WORTH IT ALL’

Paige’s thoughts on Jake:  He had a quiet, easy way about him. There was no swagger, he didn’t saunter- though looking like he did, he most definitely could have. Could have sauntered, sashayed, skipped, or even flown, and any woman in his vicinity would have fallen into his arms, their eyes glassing over.

Paige’s thoughts:  And all she could think was, More. More of his taste, his scent, his touch. In this moment there was nothing else to think about, nothing else to want except this man with his hands and mouth making her entire body hum with pleasure.

Jake/J.T.’s thoughts:  He’d never gone slow, never taken his time to explore a woman’s body. He’d never wanted to. Until Paige.

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A Blogging Reader’s ARC-Review for: A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole.

ARC-Book Review! A Blogging Reader’s Review after reading ‘A Thousand Boy Kisses’ by Tillie Cole.

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⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

Title: A THOUSAND BOY KISSES
Author: Tillie Cole
Series: Standalone
Publishing date: March 15th, 2016
(Review based on an advanced readers copy)

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A Thousand Boy Kisses by Tillie Cole

The Synopsis:

One kiss lasts a moment.
But a thousand kisses can last a lifetime.

One boy.
One girl.
A bond that is forged in an instant and cherished for a decade.
A bond that neither time nor distance can break.
A bond that will last forever.
Or so they believe.
When seventeen-year-old Rune Kristiansen returns from his native Norway to the sleepy town of Blossom Grove, Georgia, where he befriended Poppy Litchfield as a child, he has just one thing on his mind. Why did the girl who was one half of his soul, who promised to wait faithfully for his return, cut him off without a word of explanation?
Rune’s heart was broken two years ago when Poppy fell silent. When he discovers the truth, he finds that the greatest heartache is yet to come.

Standalone Young Adult Tearjerker Romance.
For ages 14 and up.

 

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My ‘Blogging Reader’s ARC-Review’ after reading ‘A THOUSAND BOY KISSES’ by Tillie Cole:

This is the latest novel by the amazingly-fabulous author Tillie Cole. This novel is titled “A Thousand Boy Kisses” and it can fall under a Young Adult and New Adult book, but primarily should be listed as a brilliant Contemporary Romance novel. This one is by far one of my new favorites! It received the rating it has because the depths it reaches are astronomical in the romance charts. A Thousand Boy Kisses is written in the two main character’s P.O.V.’s(point of views), Rune Erik Kristiansen and Poppy “Poppymin” Litchfield.

When young 5 year old Rune Erik Kristiansen first learns of his family’s move to America, he doesn’t understand it completely and really hates the idea of leaving his home in Norway. When he meets his new neighbor in Georgia, he quickly finds himself not hating his new home so much anymore. Now that he made a new best friend in the upbeat neighbor-girl named Poppy with her unique personality and that interesting white bow in her hair.

Since Poppy Litchfield was a child, even before meeting Rune, she had always been an adventurous and spirited child. Upon meeting her new neighbor Rune, she finds a partner and long-lasting friendship that seems strong enough to stand against the test of time. But not everything works out the way we’d hope for in life sometimes. When someone near and dear to her, gives her a jar with one-thousand hearts and tells her to have a long adventure living and collecting one-thousand memorable kisses, she doesn’t hesitate to begin her journey.

In this heartfelt, deeply-emotional, and passionately-touching story, we see that not everything is predictable and doesn’t go as expected when it comes to life. Sometimes we find ourselves doing things for others that they may not always understand, when love and heartbreak are involved, even if it comes from a good place. Will Poppy and Rune be able to hold onto what they share with the promise of “infinity, forever and always?” Or will time tear them apart? And can you truly and wholeheartedly promise yourself to one person for the rest of your life?

As per request of this amazing author, to respect the storyline of this beautifully written novel, and to make sure other readers get the chance to be enchanted by the emotional journey this story promises, I will keep my review as spoiler free as I can. The story of Rune and Poppy is such a wondrous tearjerker, breathtaking contemporary romance, that will touch your soul in such a substantially-intense way. I highly recommend this novel completely! This is only the second novel that I’ve rated a perfect 5 star rating! It’s that remarkable. “A Thousand Boy Kisses” is perfection and Tillie has gone above and beyond. Be ready with the tissue and for the feelings you will strongly experience reading this. It’s so worth a read! Make sure you get this one today! ❤

MY BLOGGING READER’S STAR RATING: ‘A THOUSAND BOY KISSES’  5 out of 5 stars:

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How I imagined the characters while reading ‘A THOUSAND BOY KISSES’:

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MEMORABLE QUOTES & LINES FROM ‘A THOUSAND BOY KISSES’

Rune’s thoughts:  I liked her laugh and I liked the big white bow in her hair.
Maybe Georgia won’t be so bad after all, I thought, not if I have Poppy Litchfield as my very best friend.
And that was Poppy and me from that day on.
Poppy and Rune.
Best friends for infinity.
Or so I thought.
Funny how things change.

Poppy and Rune as young children:  “When the boy I love kisses me, when it feels so special that my heart might almost burst-only the extra-special kisses- I’m to write the details down on one of these hearts.”
“You’re my best friend, I don’t want you to kiss boys!”
“But I have to. I have to for my adventure. A thousand kisses is a lot, Rune. A lot! You’d still be my best friend. No one will ever mean more to me than you, silly thing.”
Poppymin! It means my Poppy. For infinity, forever and always. You’re MY Poppy!”

Poppy:  “Kiss number three hundred and fifty-four. With my Rune, in the blossom grove… and my heart almost burst.”

Rune and Poppy:  She was like a bird: at its most beautiful when flying free.
“Can you feel it, Rune?” she asked, her eyes still closed as she soaked up the warming sun.
“What?” I asked, finding my voice.
“Life!” she called, laughing harder as the wind changed direction, almost knocking her off her feet.

Poppy to Rune:  “When I look at you, when you touch me, when I see your face… when we kiss, my heart plays a song. It sings that it needs you like I need air. It sings to me that I adore you. It sings that I’ve found its perfect missing part.”

Poppy’s thoughts:  Because I didn’t need grand gestures or fairy tales; a normal life with the boy I loved would have always been enough. Even in this moment, it was worth everything.

Poppy’s thoughts:  When Rune pulled back and stared into my eyes, I knew that this kiss would be handwritten on a pink paper heart with more devotion than any of those that had gone before.
Kiss eight hundred and nineteen was the kiss that changed it all. The kiss that proved that a long-haired brooding boy from Norway and a quirky girl from the Deep South could find a love to rival the greats.

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BooksMoviesFandoms: Top 20 Books Reviewed and More of 2015!

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Books, Movies, Fandoms: Top 20 Books I Reviewed in 2015 that I Highly Recommend and More!

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This is “BooksMoviesFandoms” 3rd Annual Top List of Recommended books I’ve reviewed from the past year. After compiling my list of favorite books/novels that I had the privilege of reading and reviewing during 2015, with great difficulty(awesome books do that to you!), I narrowed it down to these amazing reads. These are stories that truly deserve praise for their enthralling story lines, heart-stirring and emotional journey readers will be taken on by these talented authors, and we can’t forget those captivating characters that can make or break a story. First are the Top 20 Reviewed favorites of the “BooksMoviesFandoms Blog” in no particular order followed by The Top 5 Lists of other categories! Check them all out! Here’s to a fantastic 2016! 🙂

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#1 – WHERE ONE GOES by Author B.N. TOLER

Where One Goes by B. N. Toler(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

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#2 – A FATHER’S FIGHT by Author J.B. SALSBURY

A fathers fight by JB Salsbury(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

#3 – THE VIOLET HOUR by Author ANDREA L. WELLS

The Violet Hour by Heather L. Wells(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

#4 – ROUGH JUSTICE by Author SARAH CASTILLE

Sinners Tribe Motorcycle Club 1 ROUGH JUSTICE Sarah Castille(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

#5 – TIME WILL TELL by Author CHANTAL FERNANDO

Maybe series 3 - Time Will Tell by Chantal Fernando(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

#6 – ONLY FOR HIM by Author CRISTIN HARBER

Only For Him by Cristin Harber(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

#7 – INFERNO by Author KATHRYN KELLY

Phoenix Rising Rock Band Series - 1 INFERNO by Kathryn Kelly(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

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#8 – WAR by Author ISABEL LUCERO

WAR by Isabel Lucero(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

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#9 – WILD RECKLESS by Author GINGER SCOTT

Wild Reckless by Ginger Scott(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

#10 – TIGER LILY by Author AMELIE DUNCAN

Tiger Lily by Amelie S. Duncan(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

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#11 – TRYST by Author ALEX ROSA

Tryst by Alex Rosa(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

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#12 – SWEET HOPE by Author TILLIE COLE

Sweet Hope by Tillie Cole(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

#13 – CARTER REED 2 by Author TIJAN

Carter Reed 2 by Tijan(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

#14 – EASIER TO RUN by Author SILVER RAIN

Easier To Run by Silver Rain(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

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#15 – FOREVER A JETT GIRL by Author MEGHAN QUINN

Forever A Jett Girl by Meghan Quinn(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

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#16 – TEMPTED BY PLEASURE by Author DEVON HART

Tempted By Pleasure by Devon Hart(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

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#17 – DESERTION by Author RIVER SAVAGE

Knights Rebels MC Series 3b Desertion(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

#18 – FORBIDDEN TEMPTATION by Author R.L. KENDERSON

Forbidden Temptation by R. L. Kenderson book 3(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

#19 – WICKED RESTLESS by Author GINGER SCOTT

Harper Boys 2 - Wicked Restless by Ginger Scott(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

#20 – REAP by Author TILLIE COLE

Reap by Tillie Cole-Scarred Souls 2(Click cover above to read my review on this book)

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This concludes the Top 20 Favorite List of Books Reviewed for 2015!

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Below are Categories based on the books I’ve read & reviewed in 2015:

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More Categories for The Books of 2015!

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TOP 5 AUTHORS OF 2015(Based on Books/Novels I reviewed/read):

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1 B.N. Toler (Where One Goes/The Suit/Wrecking Ball/The Anchor/Hybrid)
2 Tillie Cole (Reap/ Raze/ Sweet Home/ It Ain’t Me, Babe/Heart Recaptured/Sweet Hope/Sweet Fall)
3 Cristin Harber (Only For Him/Only For Her/ Only For Us/Only Forever/Retribution/Revenge/Black Dawn)
4 Ginger Scott (Waiting On The Sidelines/Going Long/Blindness/How We Deal With Gravity/This Is Falling/Wild Reckless/Wicked Restless)
5 River Savage (Incandescent/Affliction/Desertion/Infatuation/Paradox/Reclaimed)

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TOP 5 MOST EPIC COUPLES OF 2015(Based on Books/Novels I reviewed/read):

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1 Charlotte with Ike & George 💖(Where One Goes by B.N. Toler)
2 Grayson and Emma 💖 (Only For Him by Cristin Harber)
3 Ally and “Elpidio” 💖 (Sweet Hope by Tillie Cole)
4 Jesse and Bell 💖  (Desertion by River Savage)
5 Maddie and “Flame” 💖 (Unfractured Souls by Tillie Cole)

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TOP 5 FAVORITE BOOK CHARACTER MOMENTS OF 2015(Based on Books/Novels I reviewed/read):

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Charlotte’s interactions & emotional journey with Ike & George (Where One Goes by B.N. Toler)
Trillian, Xander & Zach first meet up (Time Will Tell by Chantal Fernando)
Joss & Matt always missing their chances (When Joss Met Matt by Ellie Cahill)
Emma & Grayson’s interactions (Only For Him by Cristin Harber)
Andrew & Emma Reunite (Wicked Restless by Ginger Scott)

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TOP 5 SEXY, HOT, DREAMY MEN OF A 2015 BOOK SERIES’ (Based on Books/Novels I reviewed/read):

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Jagger Knight from Rough Justice by Sarah Castille
Grayson Ford from Only For Him by Cristin Harber
Owen Harper from Wild Reckless by Ginger Scott
Ike McDermott from Where One Goes by B.N. Toler
Beau McIntyre from Infatuation by River Savage

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TOP 5 INSPIRING & STRONG FEMALE CHARACTERS OF 2015(Based on Books/Novels I reviewed/read):

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Charlotte “Char” Acres from Where One Goes by B.N. Toler
Arianne Hunter from Rough Justice by Sarah Castille
Chevelley Reed from WAR by Isabel Lucero
Kensington Worth from Wild Reckless by Ginger Scott
Cassie Bryant from Easier To Run by Silver Rain

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TOP 5 “I WANT ONE OF THOSE” PROTECTIVE & ALPHA MALE CHARACTERS OF 2015(Based on Books/Novels I reviewed/read):

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Carter Reed from Carter Reed 2 by Tijan
Blake “The Snake” Daniels from A Father’s Fight by J.B. Salsbury
Xavier Delgado from WAR by Isabel Lucero
“221” from REAP by Tillie Cole
Jesse Carter from Desertion by River Savage

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TOP 10 AMAZING BOOK SERIES’ OF 2015(Based on Books/Novels I reviewed/read):

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1 Knight’s Rebels MC Series (by River Savage)
2 Harper Boys Series (by Ginger Scott)
3 Forbidden Series (by R.L. Kenderson)
4 Hades Hangmen MC Series (by Tillie Cole)
5 Fighting Series (by J.B. Salsbury)
6 Scarred Souls Series (by Tillie Cole)
7 Death Dwellers MC Series (by Kathryn Kelly)
8 The Bourbon Series (by Meghan Quinn)
9 Only Series (by Cristin Harber)
10 Devils Den Series (by Violetta Rand)

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Looking forward to the mind-blowing books I’ll be reviewing in 2016… see ya for that after the next New Year! 🙂

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A Blogging Reader’s ARC-Review for: Everything I Left Unsaid by Molly O’Keefe.

ARC-Book Review! A Blogging Reader’s Review after reading ‘Everything I Left Unsaid’(Everything I Left Unsaid Series #1) by Molly O’Keefe.

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⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

Title: EVERYTHING I LEFT UNSAID
Author: Molly O’Keefe
Series: Everything I Left Unsaid Series #1
(Review based on ARC copy – early review)
Publishing date: October 13th, 2015

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The Synopsis for ‘EVERYTHING I LEFT UNSAID’:

Fans of Jodi Ellen Malpas, K. Bromberg, and Joanna Wylde will be unable to resist this sexy, deeply intimate tale of a woman running from her past, and the darkly mysterious man who sets her free.

I didn’t think answering someone else’s cellphone would change my life. But the stranger with the low, deep voice on the other end of the line tempted me, awakened my body, set me on fire. He was looking for someone else. Instead he found me.

And I found a hot, secret world where I felt alive for the first time.

His name was Dylan, and, strangely, he made me feel safe. Desired. Compelled. Every dark thing he asked me to do, I did. Without question. I longed to meet him, but we were both keeping secrets. And mine were dangerous. If I took the first step, if I got closer to Dylan—emotionally, physically—then I wouldn’t be hiding anymore. I would be exposed, with nothing left to surrender but the truth. And my truth could hurt us both.

 

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My ‘Blogging Reader’s ARC-Review’ after reading ‘EVERYTHING I LEFT UNSAID’ by Molly O‘Keefe:

I was granted the chance to check out this new novel and here is my honest review after reading a copy of “Everything I Left Unsaid”, the first novel of a new series by Author Molly O’Keefe. This is the first novel I’ve read from this author and I have to say that I’m very interested in reading more, especially from this new series. This comes from the Adult genre as well as Contemporary Romance, Suspense and Erotic Romance genres and it definitely delivers in those expected needs. Readers will get to read the story through the two main character’s P.O.V.’s(point of views) from Annie McKay and Dylan Daniels.

Annie McKay grew up on a huge farm in Oklahoma, raised by her mother who never really showed affection or love which causes Annie to not have a normal loving relationship with her mother. All Annie grew up knowing was the farm life and not much else. The only real friend she had growing up was an older man by the name of “Smith” who also met the needs of a father figure for Annie. When her mother ends up passing away, Annie is left with a huge farm to tend to and not one clue on how to truly run it. At this time, an employee on the farm, a man named Hoyt steps up and offers to give her the help she needs. Everything seemed to be going well and eventually they marry, against Smith’s warnings. Annie didn’t want to be alone and was afraid of trying to run the farm all by herself, so she gave into Hoyt and his overly helpful ways. Not long after, Annie realizes the huge mistakes she’s made since the moment she allowed Hoyt to be such an intricate part of her life. He’s controlling, manipulative, violently-abusive and cold as ice with her. Her life became a numbing seclusion from everyone around. After one terrible night, Annie decides to flee with only a few thousand dollars and a new look to hide who she is.

Annie finds herself as a new resident in a seedy little place named Flowered Manor Trailer Park and Camp Ground in a random small town inside of North Carolina. She’s colored her hair, from the usual natural redlocks and is determined to stay hidden, just in case. Upon moving in, she comes across a cell phone as it begins to ring. Hesitantly, she answers. The voice on the other end of the line becomes a whole mysterious, highly seductive and potentially dangerous person that she did not expect.

Dylan Daniels grew up with their father named Ben and a mother named Maria. His mother was a beautiful and caring woman but his father was something else. He used to make him and his older brother Max feel like they were never good enough and needed to toughen up. Despite his childhood and teen years of getting into trouble with Max, he grew up to be cold, with a drive to succeed. After an accident changed his life in a way, he began to go in a different direction. The scars of life still influence his life deeply. So deeply that he now lives up high at a mountain top, practically secluded from society and has no plans on changing his ways. That is…until he makes one phone call and hears the voice on the other end that may actually become a threat to his stubborn ways.

When Annie decides to hide the truth about herself, will she ever regain her identity as Annie or will she get lost in the fake new persona of “Layla?” What dark secrets is Dylan keeping about himself? Will Annie and Dylan give into their growing sexual tensions or are they both destined to be on the run from their past emotional issues? Will their pasts’ ever catch up to them? This novel was very enjoyable with the dark, suspenseful, erotic and dramatic storyline. The female character, Annie, seems broken yet strong in some ways because she’s a survivor and a fighter deep down inside. Dylan, the main male character, is sexy, dark and mysterious, but you can tell he is carrying some major emotional baggage but still he can’t hide that he can be a truly caring person. Note: There is mention of abuse from Annie’s past relationship with Hoyt and mature sexual content in this novel. I do recommend this novel because it really was compelling and telling in many entertaining moments. It’s worth checking out, if you’re looking for a new series to try out. Check this one out, readers! 🙂

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MY BLOGGING READER’S STAR SCORE FOR ‘EVERYTHING I LEFT UNSAID’  4 out of 5 stars:

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A Blogging Reader’s ARC-Review for: Never Loved by Charlotte Stein.

ARC-Book Review! A Blogging Reader’s Review after reading ‘Never Loved’(Dark Obsession Novel Series #1) by Charlotte Stein.

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⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

Title: NEVER LOVED
Author: Charlotte Stein
Series: Dark Obsession Novel Series – book #1
Publishing date: June 23rd, 2015
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Never Loved by Charlotte Stein

The Synopsis:

Perfect for fans of Abbi Glines, the first novel in the Dark Obsession series tells the story of a beautiful wallflower who falls for a chiseled street fighter—and learns just how dangerous love can be.

Beatrix Becker spent most of her life under the thumb of her controlling, abusive father. And now that she’s free and attending her dream college, she has no idea how to act like the normal crowd: partying, going on dates, even having a conversation. Then she meets Serge Sorensen. Big and surly with a whole host of riotous tattoos, Serge is supposed to scare the hell out of her. But beneath his harsh exterior, Beatrix discovers a kindred spirit who knows what it’s like to be a misfit. Most exhilarating—and terrifying—is what he does for a living: illegal street fighting.

There’s nothing like the rush Serge gets from the intense athleticism and brutal glory of combat—though his chemistry with Beatrix comes close. Slowly at first, he introduces her to his world, where he lives by instinct, passion, and desire. He even helps her out with her equally traumatized brother. But when Serge gets in too deep with the wrong people, he ends up paying in blood. And suddenly, just as Beatrix has been drawn into Serge’s perfectly sculpted arms, she’s thrown once and for all into the fight of his life.

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My ‘Blogging Reader’s ARC-Review’ after reading ‘NEVER LOVED’ (A Dark Obsession Novel Series – book #1):

This is the first novel I’ve read by author Charlotte Stein titled “Never Loved.” This novel is of the new adult and contemporary romance genres with a little suspense intertwined. Never loved is of the new novel series called Dark Obsession Novel Series and definitely had a generous amount of erotic moments as well. This novel is written from the main female character’s P.O.V.(point of view) Beatrix Becker.

Growing up with an aggressively-abusive and controlling father, scarred Beatrix Becker and her brother Tommy. Despite surviving that life, Beatrix became her brothers protector while trying to better her future as a college student while continuing to carry many of the controlled characteristics she learned under her father’s manipulative ways. By taking on the role of protector to her brother Tommy, as soon as they were out of their father’s home, he would constantly find himself in bad situations. Beatrix would always be the one to help him and make sure he was safe. Freedom was a great thing but Tommy got out of control at times with bad habits he picked up with that new-found freedom. When Beatrix goes out in search of her brother once again, she finds herself in dangerous situations at times but this time, she is faced with a different kind of danger: the danger of having an unfamiliar attraction to a man that most see as a scary man but she sees something more.

Serge Sorensen looks like a dangerous and scary man to anyone he comes across. The tattoos, the unique hairstyle, his giant-massive six-foot-something height, and the reputation in the street fighting world tends to confirm that he is not one to be messed with. When this sweet little college girl comes face to face with him, he has no idea the strange connection they feel is just the beginning. Even though Serge feels this urgent need to constantly protect Beatrix or “Bea” as he prefers to refer to her, he wants to protect her from his screwed up self also. So he finds himself pushing her away. His father was a drunk who would take it out on Serge but even though he became rough and tough, there was always deeper layers that not many knew about. No one could see his heart, but could Beatrix be the one to break through his tough exterior?

Will Tommy bring his sister Beatrix down with the bad situations he always finds himself in? What secrets is Serge keeping? Will Beatrix ever come out of her shell? Never Loved is more or less an enjoyable story because of the characters and the flow of most of the storyline. I wish the epilogue continued the story in a thorough way instead of the way it went. I was left assuming of where they were and what had become of them. There were some great spots in the story where you can completely get enraptured by the character interactions between Beatrix and Serge. At times, there were a few moments, and I mean very few, that kind of brought down my enjoyment of this novel. The story is there and had its good layers but some of the wording used to describe characters and some of the situations threw me off. On the plus side: This novels steamy scenes were very enticing and alluring. Those moments alone, made this story worth continuing to see how the story would unfold. All in all, this story was an okay novel. If you are looking for something decent to read next, give this one a chance if this sounds like your kind of novel.

MY BLOGGING READER’S STAR RATING: ‘NEVER LOVED’  3 1/2 out of 5 stars:

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A Blogging Reader’s ARC-Review for: Falling Fast by Tina Wainscott.

ARC-Book Review! A Blogging Reader’s Review after reading ‘Falling Fast’(Falling Fast Series #1) by Tina Wainscott.

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⭐★⭐★⭐★⭐

Title: FALLING FAST
Author: Tina Wainscott
Series: Falling Fast Series – book #1
Publishing date: June 16th, 2015
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Falling Fast by Tina Wainscott

The Synopsis:

Fans of Jasinda Wilder and Colleen Hoover will adore this emotional new small-town romance—a smoldering tale of first love and long-awaited redemption from USA Today bestselling author Tina Wainscott.

Raleigh West works in an auto shop day and night, trying to put his broken past out of mind. It’s been seven years since the fiery crash that landed his teenage sweetheart in the hospital . . . and him in jail. In an instant, he lost everything: his passion for racing, his hope of escaping his father’s shameful legacy, and the only girl he ever loved. Raleigh hasn’t seen her since that awful night. Never got a chance to apologize. And never forgave himself, either.

When brave, beautiful Mia Wentworth returns to the Florida coast for the first time in what seems like forever, it’s not to see Raleigh. Even so, the moment she arrives she can feel his presence like a gust of wind that gives her goose bumps. Opening her heart to him again seems impossible. But staying away? That might be harder still. Lucky for them both, Mia’s never been the kind of woman to take the easy way out.

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My ‘Blogging Reader’s ARC-Review’ after reading ‘FALLING FAST’ (Falling Fast Series – book #1):

I was given the opportunity to read and review the first novel of the Falling Fast Series titled “Falling Fast” by author Tina Wainscott. I previously read another novel by this author and was looking forward to seeing if this one would be enjoyable as well. I will say -it delivered and was a gripping story about survival, growing as a person and finding happiness regardless of any obstacles. Falling Fast is of the New Adult and contemporary romance genres. This novel is written from the two main character’s P.O.V.’s(point of views), Mia Wentworth and Raleigh West.

From the outside, Mia Wentworth could be seen as a loner and a precious rich girl but that would be an outsiders perspective about her. She’s also lived her young life feeling often over-protected by her parents because of something she has no control over. This something has threatened to make her want to give up sometimes because she can’t completely live like most people her age. At seventeen years old, she’s been living with cancer for practically half of her life. When her parents decide to visit her grandmother in the small town of Chambliss, Mia has no expectations of the vacation except to have a nice visit with her fun and feisty grandma Nancy. When Mia is given a tiny piece of freedom to drive into town alone, she happens to meet a very attractive local named Raleigh at the garage working under a car. That summer would become a memorable and unforgettable time, in both good and bad ways, for both Mia and Raleigh.

Raleigh West has had a tough and difficult life but regardless, he’s pushed through the troubles and has focused on his favorite hobby -working on cars. With a father who is known as the town’s drunk and loser, Raleigh has found it hard to keep from having his dad’s reputation become the way they perceive Raleigh sometimes. When he meets the new and intriguing girl Mia at the garage he works at, he can’t help but instantly want to get to know her better. It’s just something about her that isn’t like other girls and that causes a mutual attraction between the two -to become something irresistible and in a way, dangerous. They spend time that summer learning about each other, feeding Mia’s hunger to experience new things and live like she’s never lived before. It was dynamic, romantic, and mind-blowing but after one terrible accident, their lives are twisted up and changed. Soon after that, they are torn apart, never to speak again.

For seven years they both lived their lives separate. Surviving the accident that threw their lives into a darn-ward spin and picking up the pieces of themselves after. As far as Mia is concerned, she never heard from Raleigh again: no phone call, no letter, nothing. Now after seven years away, Mia must return to Chambliss once again with her parents to bury her grandmother Nancy and handle her personal business. No matter how hard she tries to keep her cool and stay calm, Mia can’t seem to get the boy she knew and loved long ago in this same small town she was going to return to after all of these years? Would Raleigh remember her or was it just a summer fling to him? Has he moved on with someone new and has a family now? Will Mia’s insecurities keep her from ever allowing anyone to get close to her like Raleigh did so long ago?

Raleigh has been carrying so much guilt for the accident and the results that left Mia in the hospital. Will Mia forgive him? Will Raleigh ever forgive himself? This story is a bit different because we don’t get to read how the two main characters’ relationship grows during that special summer they spend together. We don’t get to see their relationship flourish right off but we get to read when they met and moments that were special to them from that time. This was a beautiful and emotional kind of story about a young girl who has so much strength, drive and a need to live life beyond the limits placed in front of her. And it’s also about a boy who comes from a tragic background but somehow fights hard enough to overcome it and become a man with a caring heart and a loving soul. I recommend this gripping story for readers who love a great story with romance and some suspense as well. This seems to be the start of an amazing new series! Heads up: The topics of dealing with cancer, child abuse and murder are a part of this intense story. I still do recommend it because it’s well written. Make this your next exceptional story to dive into. 🙂

MY BLOGGING READER’S STAR RATING: ‘FALLING FAST’  4 out of 5 stars:

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MEMORABLE QUOTES & LINES FROM ‘FALLING FAST’

Mia’s thoughts:  I know he’s trouble. Big, crazy, scary trouble. And for the first time I want -no, CRAVE -that trouble. He meets my eyes and smiles in a soft, intimate way. Yep biiiig trouble. He doesn’t know I’ve spent seven years of my life fighting cancer. That my short hair is not a fashion statement. Or a choice. The way he looks at me, as though I’m beautiful and healthy, makes me feel like I’ve never been sick a day in my life. He’s trouble, all right. And I don’t give a damn.

Raleigh’s thoughts:  He couldn’t refuse Mia anything, with her hunger for speed and life and him. He’d been as intoxicated by her as she was with him. Speed had nothing on the way she made him feel, how she felt in his arms, and the way she’d come alive beneath his touch..

Raleigh’s thoughts:  Loved the way she embraced life, conquered her fears. And that smile she’d shot him…hell. He was falling fast all over again, with the brakes nowhere in sight.

Raleigh and Mia:  “No one I’ve ever been with made me feel like I did with you. I knew you didn’t belong with someone like me. And I could tell you were innocent. But I invited you to watch the races anyway. Whatever it is, it’s still strong. And the sirens are, too.”
She let out a sigh, knowing he was right. They were racing on that road, heading toward a different kind of destruction. “Thank you for letting me feel this again.”
“I would do anything for you, Mia. Whatever the price.”

Raleigh and Mia:  “I do need you,” he whispered, his words raw. “It’s not fair to you, but I do.”
“Life isn’t fair. Not all the time. So we grab each good moment that we can and hold on tight.”

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