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All for Wesley (Larissa’s Review)

All for Wesley (Larissa’s Review)

Title: All For Wesley (Pineapple Grove #3) Author: Jocelynn Drake and Rinda Elliott Publisher: Self published Release Date: October 4, 2019 Genre(s): Romance, Enemies to Lovers, friendship, drama Page Count: 235 pages Reviewed by: Larissa Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: A B&B owner takes on a posh hotel developer in this enemies-to-lovers story with plenty of South Florida heat. The grudge…
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The Dragon CEO’s Assistant (Larissa’s Review)

The Dragon CEO’s Assistant (Larissa’s Review)

Title: The Dragon CEO’s Assistant (Golden Kingdom #2) Author: Jenn Burke Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: October 29, 2019 Genre(s): Fantasy, Magic, Dragons Page Count: 167 Pages Reviewed by: Larissa Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: The heart remembers. When Aidan Bishop staggers out of the woods, naked and suffering from amnesia, he needs to relearn who he is and where he…
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The Rising (Audiobook Review)

The Rising (Audiobook Review)

MorTitle: The Rising (Badlands #2 Author: Morgan Brice Narrator: Kale Williams Publisher: Self-published Release Date: June 18 2019 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance, Mystery, Lenght: 6h and 48m Reviewed by: Larissa Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.33 stars out of 5 Blurb: Book Three in the Badlands series. A big storm is brewing, there’s a killer on the loose, and the ghosts of Myrtle Beach are restless. Psychic medium Simon…
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His Fairy Prince (Larissa’s Review)

His Fairy Prince (Larissa’s Review)

Title: His Fairy Prince Author: J.S. Harker Publisher: Dreamspinnerpress Release Date: October 1 2019 Genre(s): Magic, Fairies, other world, romance, quest Page Count: 240 Reviewed by: Larissa Heat Level: 2 flame out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: A trick of fairy magic becomes a romantic treat. Halloween is fantasy-loving college senior Greg’s favorite holiday, and he’s thrilled to explore a spooky puzzle—even if his friends prefer…
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Mystery of the Bones (Larissa’s Review)

Mystery of the Bones (Larissa’s Review)

Title: The Mystery of the Bones (Snow and Winter #4) Author: C.S. Poe Publisher: DSP Publications Release Date: September 24, 2019 Genre(s): Mystery, Murder Mystery, Romance Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Larissa Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: It’s been a full year since the mystery that brought antique shop owner and part-time amateur sleuth Sebastian Snow together with NYPD homicide detective…
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The Evolution of Love (Larissa’s Review)

The Evolution of Love (Larissa’s Review)

Title: The Evolution of Love Author: Phillip William Stover Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: September 20, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 120 Reviewed by: Larissa Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When a charming but misguided account manager gets stuck on a cruise to the Galapagos Islands with his hunky zoologist ex, he might rediscover his true passion—in and out of…
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Soulbound #3 – A Crown of Iron & Silver (Larissa’s Review)

Soulbound #3 – A Crown of Iron & Silver (Larissa’s Review)

Title: a Crown of Iron & Silver Series: Souldbound #3 Author: Hailey Turner Publisher: self published Release Date: September 10, 2019 Genre(s): urban fantasy, mystery, fae, supernatural, kidnapping Page Count: 379 Reviewed by: Larissa Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb:  Never promise a life that isn’t yours to give. New York City is decked out for the holidays, and Special Agent Patrick Collins is looking forward to…
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Dead Man Stalking (Larissa’s Review)

Dead Man Stalking (Larissa’s Review)

Title: Dead Man Stalking Series: Blood & Bone #1 Author: T.A. Moore Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: September 10, 2019 Genre(s): urban fantasy, vampires, cult, mystery Page Count: 260 Reviewed by: Larissa Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Agent Luke Bennett proved that humans could rise just as high in the ranks as their vampire colleagues—until a kidnapper held him captive for…
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I Hear the Sunspot

I Hear the Sunspot

Title: I Hear the Sunspot (Limit 1) Author: Yuki Fumino / Stephen Kohler (translator) Publisher: One Peace Books Release Date: November 21, 2018 Genre(s): manga, new adult, contemporary, friendship Page Count: 242 Reviewed by: Larissa Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: “You rescued me from a world without sound. If it wasn’t for you, I never would’ve known the world was such an amazing place!” Because of a hearing…
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The Witchstone Amulet (Larissa’s review)

The Witchstone Amulet (Larissa’s review)

Title: the Witchstone Amulet Author: Mason Thomas Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 27, 2019 Genre(s): fantasy, adventure Page Count: 293 Reviewed by: Larissa Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: That’s what rugby player Hunter Best’s mother told him before she died. But when Hunter surprises an intruder in his Chicago apartment, he discovers her amulet stolen. Hunter pursues the thief—all the way through a strange vortex. He…
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Kept in the Dark (Larissa’s Review)

Kept in the Dark (Larissa’s Review)

Title: Kept in the Dark Series: Locke & Keyes Agency 1 Author: Charlie Cochet Publisher: self published Release Date: August 20, 2019 Genre(s): romance, adventure, mystery Page Count: 321 Reviewed by: Larissa Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Former Army Ranger turned government assassin Álvaro Montero and CIA Officer Caiden Cardosa crossed paths two years ago in Vienna, where their encounter ended less than amicably—despite the explosive sexual chemistry…
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Art of Death (Lychgate #1)

Art of Death (Lychgate #1)

Title: Art of Death Series: Lychgate #1 Author: Bob Appavu Publisher: DSP Publications Release Date: September 3, 2019 Genre(s): mystery, horror, urban fantasy Page Count: 279 Reviewed by: Larissa Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Starving artist Riley Burke refuses to be dependent on his rich older boyfriend—hence his second job as a nude model at the local art school.  When the…
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Absolute Heart (Larissa’s Review)

Absolute Heart (Larissa’s Review)

Title: Absolute Heart Author: Michael Vance Publisher: Harmony Ink Press Release Date: July 23, 2019 Genre(s): young adult, steampunk, adventure, fantasy, coming of age Page Count: 288 Reviewed by: Larissa Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: As the British Empire builds power based on new clockwork and steam technology, Ireland draws its might from its potent magical traditions. Only two boys with little in common…
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