~Karsen~ I was stuck to the spot, trapped by all the jagged, sharp pieces of my broken fantasies. I wanted to bolt, to run as far away as I could, but I couldn’t move. I felt like the shards would rip me to shreds any direction I turned. Even when the naked woman continued making out with the man of my dreams right in front of me, I was stuck in the same spot. The noises they were making were loud and graphic and all-encompassing. I could hear them echoing in the empty places in my chest where my heart […]
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I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Don’t want to read the excerpt? Click to jump to the Review? He turned to her, holding out a bag of corn tortillas. “We are making tacos.” He put her in charge of prepping the toppings, then disappeared into the fridge. When he emerged, his hands were full. “Tomatoes, lettuce, onions, cilantro, avocado, cheese.” She took the ingredients one by one from his hands and set everything in its place on the counter, […]
Delanie pulled the sheet over her head as she lay in bed. She’d take anything to get rid of Aiden—a surprise zit on her nose, the tequila hangover of death, eighteen bad hair days—it would all be worth it just to get some peace. The medicine the doctor had prescribed made her sleepy, but every time she woke up, Aiden was there, giving her water, handing her more pills, or hovering just outside the bedroom, waiting for her to come out of the bathroom and get back into bed. But even in a drugged haze, she couldn’t ignore the obvious […]
After the last course—chocolate mousse—the three of us go tripping back across the cold lawn in the dark, Aurora in the lead. I’m the tiniest bit tipsy and wearing heels. So naturally, I stumble on a frozen clod of snow and nearly fall. But Jake catches my hand to steady me. “Thanks,” I breathe. Curiously, his warm fingers remain curled around mine until we reached the door of Habernacker. I try not to feel ridiculously excited about it. He lets go when we all reach the third floor. When Aurora opens the door, he follows us inside until we all […]
Happy Summer, Wormies! Today, I am celebrating the Forever Summer Reading Blog Event hosted by Forever Yours! Summer is the time where we go outside, spend time in the sun, and bring all our bookish gear! Today, I am excited to share an excerpt from Jenny Holiday’s It Takes Two, the second book in her Bridesmaids Behaving Badly series! Listen to the It Takes Two audio excerpt! What is inside your bookish bag? Share your beach reads!
I received this book for free from the author via Audible in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Don’t want to read the whole review? Click to jump to the Skinny Review. Well, well, well. Part-Time Lover was a charming surprise! Let me preface this review by saying that I LOVED Wanderlust so much that this book did not meet my expectations. Also, this book is one of my highly anticipated books this year! But since I read Wanderlust first, I was a tad bit disappointed. We meet Elise in Wanderlust. She is […]
I received this book for free from the Publisher n exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Don’t want to read the excerpt? Click to jump to the Review? CHAPTER 1 While the chaffinch sings on the orchard bough In England – now! Home-Thoughts, from Abroad – Robert Browning, 1845 “Next!” The customs agent beckons the person in front of me and I approach the big red line, absently toeing the curling tape, resting my hand on the gleaming pipe railing. No adjustable ropes at Heathrow, apparently; […]