Monday, October 20, 2014

The Honeymoon Prize by Melissa McClone

22604588Nick Calhoun and Adalaide "Addie" Sinclaire have been best friends since they were five years old; through all their ups and downs, the only thing that has remained constant is their friendship. So, when Nick needs a wife of convenience for work, who better to ask than the best friend he's had an on-again off-again crush on, he refuses to act on for the sake of their friendship. Because, nothing can go wrong there right.

Addie is down on her luck, after dropping out of college to take care of her grandmother and then getting kicked out of the family home by her never present greedy relatives, she is now sans family, job and a place to live. When best friend Nick offers her the deal of a lifetime; money to go back to school and a place to live, all for just two little words, how can she say no. It's not like her on-again off-again crush on Nick will be a problem, right?

Well, thanks to a meddlesome friend these two have won an incredible honeymoon vacation prize, there is just one tiny, itty, bitty detail said friend forgot to mention [drum roll please], they are going to be filmed their entire honeymoon for a reality TV show; don't know about you,but this friend is off my Christmas list.

How hard can ten days in paradise be for these two "friends" be when they have to act like they're over the moon in love with each other? Read the book and find out just how good these two are at acting like they're in love.

Rating 4 out of 5

Parker: The Hunter by Richard Stark and Darwyn Cooke

Think old school crime drama and that is what you've got here. Parker has been left for dead; betrayed by his wife, his partner and his employers, he is back with one goal in mind. REVENGE, which you'd be too if your people stabbed you in the back.

Through an elaborate and dramatic plot, these back stabbers are going to learn what tough guy Parker has in store for them.

The novel is a little gritty and some concepts, you'd go "whoa there" but despite it all, it really works, definitely worth looking into this and other Parker novels.

Rating 5 out of 5

Friday, October 17, 2014

Mack's Witness by Myla Jackson

Marine Mack Magnus is on his way to Dublin, Ireland for his brother's wedding; he is tired of the heat, the sand and war, all he wants to do is relax and maybe have some fun with an Irish girl. He just never expected very in demand supermodel Deirdre Darcy to be his lift [read the book to see why lift is so funny].

All Deirdre Darcy wants is to make sure her cousin's wedding goes off without a hitch, she doesn't want to be attracted to the way too self-confident Marine.

Between the wedding, their crazy attraction and a murder, these two get to spend a lot of time running and bonding.

The story was a short quick read, it was entertaining, however, I felt that it lacked a little something as far as the two characters. If the story had been a little longer, the characters could have bonded a bit more and seemed more compatible.

Rating 3.5 out of 5


Transformers Windblade by Mairghread Scott and Sarah Stone

The story follows Windblade's adventures on Cybertron as the Cityspeaker for the Titan Metroplex. Cybertron has just come off the wars and its piece is relatively new, but trouble is already arising and to top it off, the elected leader, Starscream is up to something.

The story is engaging and captivating and leaves you wanting more answers. What lies in store for Cybertron, what is Windblade's agneda and more importantly, what is Starscream up to? We know we can't trust a Decepticon. The art doesn't disappoint and the Transformers always make a great story. This saga is definitely worth following.

Rating 4 out of 5

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Wild Ways (Justiss Alliance #2) by Tina Wainscott

No offense to younger siblings, but if you're older sister tells you don't do that it's bad, PAY ATTENTION!

18624950Mollie Reagan is on a quest to find her missing sister, Diana, who fell into a bad crowd and called Mollie asking for help before dropping off the edge of the Earth.

The last Mollie knew, Diana was hanging out with a biker gang, known as the Kings of Chaos. Now, Mollie is on a crazy and extremely dangerous adventure to find her sister. Along the way she meets and recruit Julian Cuevas or more like he recruits himself to help Mollie find her sister.

Julian is intrigued by the brave, borderline insane woman on a mission; as a former Navy Seal, he knows all about dangerous missions and the need for backup, so he recruits himself to helping Mollie find her sister. 

Along the way these two grow really close and aside from stopping the bad guys, they find a happy ending.

The story is action packed and a real page turner, it's like watching an episode of Sons of Anarchy; super addictive.

Rating 4 out of 5

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Littlest Pet Shop by Georgia Ball, Nico Pena (Illustrations), Antonio Campo (Illustrations)

22808338This is a happy, cheery book for little girls. It follows the adventures of the Blythe and the Littlest Pets. 

The stories are appealing and funny, so little girls will have lots of fun reading this, boys too, regardless of premise books are never really gender specific.

The cartoons are so colorful, that right there is what really gets me color, it's so cheery and bright. Definitely worth getting your little ones a copy.

Rating 4 out of 5

The Mutts Diaries by Patrick McDonnell

Great and fun book, it collect a series of cartoons from the Mutts. I loved that just like the title all the cartoons in the book look like clippings pasted onto a journal book. You get to see the page lines and everything.

The publishing company targets it to kids, but this book will be enjoyed by everyone with a sense of humor. Definitely worth buying.

Rating 5 out of 5