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Saving Marvel (Satan’s Devils MC Second Generation #4) by Manda Mellett – Review by Ashleyann Sanabria

Saving Marvel (Satan's Devils MC Second Generation Book 4)Saving Marvel by Manda Mellett
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Another great Satan’s Devils read! I really loved this one. I loved bizarre and life threatening circumstances bring two people together from totally different worlds. I loved the familiar betrayal and pain shared by absolute strangers. Most of all, I loved the second chance at finding romance! Like every other book in this series, within these pages you will find rough bikers, soft hearts, tenacious loyalty, found family, unexpected romance, and non stop action. Unlike every other book in this series, you will find older MCs, deep seeded betrayal, and a new prospect from a highly unlikely introduction! This author has once again managed to spin a story that is both comforting in its familiarity as well as new and exciting. It is awesome to be reading the Satan’s Devils next generation and seeing a whole new group of MCs at the frontline, some familiar but in diapers in the other books, and still have your old favorite MCs in the background. At this point, its truly reading about family. There are references made here from other books in the series. If you have not read a Satan’s Devils MC book before this, you will most certainly be able to follow the story, but will be missing references and little Easter eggs throughout that you would have had to read the other books to pick up on. My suggestion to get the most out of the stories it to start at the beginning with Turning Wheels. Cannot wait to keep going in this amazing MC world!

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Tickety Tock (Wicked Warriors MC Arizona Chapter) by Manda Mellett – Review by Ashleyann Sanabria

Tickety Tock: Wicked Warriors MC Arizona ChapterTickety Tock: Wicked Warriors MC Arizona Chapter by Manda Mellett
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Given how much I love this author’s Satan’s Devils MC series, I was excited to give this book a shot. I loved how different it was! A similar brotherhood to what I am use to with the Satan’s Devils MC, but the paranormal aspect to the story was intriguing. I was trying to puzzle out the mystery the whole time, and eventually I figured it out, but not for a while there, keeping me hanging on to the story. Dwarf’s insecurities were very relatable. Raven’s past was very tragic. Putting them together, I think they complimented each other quite well. I was a little frustrated with how back and forth Raven was, but it does make sense with her character. I am definitely going to be looking out for more in this series! If you like MC Romances, found family, overcoming tragedy, and overcoming insecurities, then give this book a shot!

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The Day the Librarian Saved the Galaxy by Stephanie Wilson Peterson – Review by Ashleyann Sanabria

The Day the Librarian Saved the GalaxyThe Day the Librarian Saved the Galaxy by Stephenie Wilson Peterson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Oh my, what a fun book! The adventure in this book was comical and non-stop. It would be easy to keep any child engaged and excited about reading with this one. Some aspects of the story were silly, but it still had a healthy dose of team work and problem solving. It would be a great addition to any classroom or home.

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Heart Broken (Satan’s Devils MC #5) Audio Book by Manda Mellett – Review by Ashleyann Sanabria

Heart Broken: Satan’s Devils MC, Volume 5 Audio Book by Manda Mellett

Rating: 5 of 5 starts

I was so excited to get Heart’s story! After what he had been through in previous books, I was rooting for him from the very start. The book starts right where the one before left off, and Heart has basically been sent to roam on his own after some serious mis-steps on his part. Marc becomes his unlikely friend and the rest of the book is a whirlwind of grief, tragedy, violence, and learning to love. Top all that off with a brotherhood that keeps me coming back for more after every book I read, and you have got a great novel! This author always manages to find a new way to tackle an MC love story, making each story familiar, yet brand new. I love the way the author deals with very real, serious and tragic backstories, and shows how each character overcomes them and is still able to find love and grow. Looking forward to the next, as usual! Take note that this book is number 5 in the series. I would say that they can be understood and followed separately, but there are backstories, and other connections that you would miss if you do not read them in order so I highly recommend starting with Turning Wheels.

Captivated (Hybrid Lovers Series Book 1) by Toya Richardson – Review by Ashleyann Sanabria

Captivated (Hybrid Lovers, #1)Captivated by Toya Richardson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I was captured from the beginning. Angelina is an artist who has made a living for herself with a studio that she poured her heart and soul into. Luca and Salvatore are twin “hybrids” that have been searching for her for a long time. Angelina has been having dream with two beautiful men that she cannot move past, but when these two men are no longer just dreams, her world is tilted on its axis. I loved the introduction of the twins into Angelina’s world and how they saved her. The plot is well developed, the romance is well done, the book is spicy and in general, I could not put it down. The detail in the writing makes it easy to fall in love with the characters. If you like paranormal, spice, and adventure, definitely give this book a shot.

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Collateral Damage (Mafia Elite Series Book 6) by Amy McKinley – Review by Ashleyann Sanabria

Collateral Damage: A Second Chance Mafia Romance (Mafia Elite Book 6)Collateral Damage: A Second Chance Mafia Romance by Amy McKinley
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

A second chance mafia romance? Yes please. This is the 6th book in this series, and I highly recommend reading the others. First because they are great, and second because there will be background information that will make your enjoyment of this book that much better. If you read this one without the others, you will still be able to keep up with the story though. Trey is an interesting main character to see, love having a mafia man who is a surgeon and seeing that dynamic play out. Hailey was a bit hesitant at first, but the situations in the book pushed the romance in the right direction and it was absolutely enthralling watching it all play out. Typical for a book from this author to hook you and not let go. Will be looking out for the next.

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Blood & Ravens (The Casket Girls Series Book 1) by A.D. Brazeau – Review by Ashleyann Sanabria

Blood & Ravens: A dark, paranormal romance (The Casket Girls Book 1)Blood & Ravens: A dark, paranormal romance by A.D. Brazeau
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Intriguing and mysterious from the start, the story draws the reader in. It took a bit for me to become fully immersed in the story, but once you are in, there is no putting it down. The dreams in the start blur lines and makes you question what is real. Of course, the story got me once a romance was alluded to. I’m a sucker for romance. The characters were all well developed and relatable. The setting was immersive, and the plot twists just kept surprising me. Definitely an enjoyable read, and a series that I am looking forward to continuing.

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The Fighter (An Underground Bad Boys Romance Book 3) by India Kells – Review by Ashleyann Sanabria

The Fighter (An Underground Bad Boys Romance, #3)The Fighter by India Kells
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

At the start, I really enjoyed the story. It was mysterious, steamy and complex. The spice catches you off guard at times, and these characters are BOLD! I didn’t want to put it down! As the story progressed, the plot intensified, and stakes were raised. Once the plot ramps up, the resolution happens so fast. The story that initially had me refusing to set the book down was resolved too quickly, leaving me slightly disappointed and wanting more. I would have liked to have more time exploring the tension in the romance, and the interactions between the characters to really feel intimately connected to their struggles and drama. The epilogue also was tied up with a pretty bow. It was a great story, if too short. This is the first I read in this series, but it was easy to keep up with, which leaves me to think that it could be read as a stand alone. There is definitely some background information in the other books as far as some of the side characters and their history with the main character. I will definitely be looking up the previous books to see what that history is about. If you are looking for something steamy, action packed, and high stakes, give this one a try.

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Toby: The (Mostly) True Story of a Former Bad Dog by Stephanie Wilson Peterson – Review by Ashleyann Sanabria

Toby: The (Mostly) True Story of a Former Bad DogToby: The (Mostly) True Story of a Former Bad Dog by Stephenie Wilson Peterson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

What a cute story! The story was very interesting and would keep any child invested. As a dog lover myself, I found that even as an adult I enjoyed reading along. I think there could also be several teaching points or lessons learned throughout this story. It will provide children with not only an entertaining read, but a learning experience! Definitely recommend!

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Evil Sushi (Evil Sushi Book 1) by C.A. King – Review by Ashleyann Sanabria

Evil Sushi (Evil Sushi #1)Evil Sushi by C.A. King
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I was not expecting this book to ring so true! The tale of what happens when human greed, misinformation, and ignorance all compile together to bring humanity to the brink of starvation and poverty! Or, is it a story of what our realities will become soon if we don’t focus on the larger picture? DUN DUN DUNNNN. In all seriousness, it is a creative take on a far fetched future based on realistic issues. Brought on by a theory that certain foods were to blame for causing damage to the globe, the over indulgency of another food has turned the world desolate. As it goes, large corporations took a once lucrative past time and monopolized it. Small time farmers make a discovery that has the potential to change this, or will it? Evil Sushi keeps you guessing. An enjoyable read that really makes you reflect on the state of our current world. It is at once entertaining, and a little sad. I am definitely intrigued to see where the story goes next.

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