Unraveled by Aubrey Bondurant – Review by Kerry Baker

UnraveledUnraveled by Aubrey Bondurant
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Unraveled by Aubrey Bondurant is a highly emotional story that will not just tug at the heartstrings but complete tear it apart.
This author really knows how to write an amazing story and this one is no different. I knew right from the word go that this would be an emotional ride and made sure to get the tissues to hand. And they were definitely needed. This is one of those ugly cry, cathartic books that every needs to have in their arsenal. At one point I could barely read through the tears.
These characters were just amazing as well. They worked for the story the author was trying to tell.
This is yet another 5* read from this author and one I cannot recommend enough.

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Trickster’s Hunt (Three Tricksters Book 1) by Carrie Whitethorne – Review by Kerry Baker

Trickster's Hunt (Three Tricksters #1)Trickster’s Hunt by Carrie Whitethorne
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Trickster’s Hunt by Carrie Whitethorne is the first book in the Three Tricksters series. It is a great Paranormal reverse harem book.
I found this to be different to most reverse harem books that I have read before. I loved the three genies and how they were all so different from each other. It really meant that you got a sense of each of their characters. I have to be honest I wasn’t overly blown away by Maia. I found myself getting quite annoyed with her at times.
However the author has created a great story which more than made up for that. It was interesting and was enough to keep you turning the pages. I am looking forward to seeing what is next for the series.

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After Wrath (The Deadliest Sin Book 2) by Gwyn McNamee – Review by Kerry Baker

After Wrath (The Deadliest Sin Series Book 2)After Wrath by Gwyn McNamee
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

After Wrath by Gwyn McNamee is the second book in the Deadliest Sins series. This series absolutely has to be read in order as it follows the same characters and is a continuation of the story.
I didn’t think after book 2 that this series could get any better but the author certainly brought her A game. This was incredible.
Alek is the exact opposite of a hero but that does not stop you from being drawn into him all the same. He is dark, angry and unafraid to exert his strength and power.
Again this is a short story but it really didn’t feel that way. It was as detailed and well written as a full length novel. And even if it had been full length it would have still be over too soon. If you are looking for something that isn’t your typical romance, that is a little bit more dark than your usual books then this is the series for you. Another 5* read from someone who is fast becoming a firm favourite of mine.

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Wrath (The Deadliest Sin Series Book 1) by Gwyn McNamee – Review by Kerry Baker

Wrath (The Deadliest Sin Series Book 1)Wrath by Gwyn McNamee
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Wrath by Gwyn McNamee is the first book in the Deadliest Sins series. This is a dark story that you will devour in one sitting.
I simply could not put this book down. It is a relatively short read, and yet the book feels so much longer than it is because it is so intense. It really felt like I could have been reading a full length novel.
You are taken on a rollercoaster of a journey, one that is dark and twisted. As usual this author completely takes over your sense when you dive into one of her books. I really enjoyed the fact that this one was different to anything else I had read by her.
This is a fantastic read and I cannot wait to read book 2.

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Dracones Guardian (Dracones Book 6) by Sheri-Lynn Marean – Review by Kerry Baker

Dracones GuardianDracones Guardian by Sheri-Lynn Marean
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Dracones Guardian: Dark Dragon by Sheri-Lynn Marean is the sixth book in this series. It can be read as a stand-alone however I do feel that, for background story, it would be best to read these books in order.
This book was amazing. It was such an interesting story, full of twists and turns. I found myself on the edge of my seat for most of it, turning the pages faster and faster in my attempt to consume this book. I had to know what was going on, I had to read more.
Zander and Chloe were just brilliant. You really get behind these characters. The way the author has written them completely captivates you the whole way through.
This book is well written and utterly thrilling. I cannot wait to read more in this series.

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The Immigrant: An Italian in America (The Italian Saga Book 7) by Gaia B Amman – Review by Kerry Baker

The Immigrant. An Italian in AmericaThe Immigrant. An Italian in America by Gaia B. Amman
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The Immigrant: An Italian in America by Gaia B. Amman is the seventh book in the Italian Saga, book 1 in the new spin off series. This is a series that follows the same character throughout her life. While I would recommend reading this series in order so you get the full character development it isn’t required – I haven’t read them in order and have enjoyed the ones I’ve read so far.
This book was a great addition. Leda is a fascinating character to get to know, especially in this book with the complete change of scenery. The author wrote the story perfectly. It really felt like you were there with Leda for her whole journey. You got to experience everything as she did.
I am looking forward to see what else this new chapter has to offer.

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Secure Again: A Chase Group Story by R.L. Dunn – Review by Kerry Baker

Secure Again: A Chase Group StorySecure Again: A Chase Group Story by R. L. Dunn
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Secure Again by R.L. Dunn is a book that is part of the Chase Group series. The book is interesting and full of twists and turns.
I really enjoyed this book. I always enjoy it when the characters have history like the two MC’s in this book. The author really handled that side of it well. I felt the connection between them instantly and thought that it was completely believable.
I found the book to be gripping as well. It was complex without being over complicated and was enough to keep my guessing all the way through. Well written and great characters this book is definitely one to read.

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Say Something by Jennifer L. Allen – Review by Kerry Baker

Say SomethingSay Something by Jennifer L. Allen
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Say something by Jennifer L. Allen is an emotional and heart wrenching book that will completely suck you in. It deals with a delicate but common problem and the author does an amazing job of being sensitive to the topic.
I always love second chance romances but it has been a while since I have read one as emotionally charged as this. I was completely drawn into Jessica and Danny’s stories. They had been through so much and yet they still had so much to go through before they could figure out how to be happy.
I have read a couple of books by this author and I love her strong writing style. I am hooked time and again. This is definitely a book worth reading and one I would highly recommend.

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Minx by Maggie Adams – Review by Kerry Baker

MINXMINX by Maggie Adams
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Minx by Maggie Adams is a fun and entertaining book that will have you laughing out loud the whole way through.
I hadn’t been sure if I would like this book when I first picked it up. I had really connected with the blurb yet it had had such good reviews. I am definitely glad I gave this book a chance.
The main character was not just likeable but so relatable. She was fun, witty and thoroughly enjoyable. The journey she has to go on is one that could happen to anyone and it was great to see the way the author handled it all with such ease.
Ms Adams has a great writing style. The story flowed well and I found it to be well paced from start to finish. This was a thoroughly enjoyable book.

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Jake the Growling Dog (Jake the Growling Dog Book 1) by Samantha Shannon – Review by Kerry Baker

Jake the Growling DogJake the Growling Dog by Samantha Shannon
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Jake the Growling Dog by Samantha Shannon is a fun book for kids that also has an important meaning to it.
Having a young child it is hard to find books that keeps them entertained and engaged all the way through but this book does a great job of holding their attention. The pictures were bright and colourful but also were too “in your face”. It had my little one flicking through them and laughing at the animals.
She also really enjoyed when I read the book to her. While she is probably a bit young to understand the message she enjoyed the words and how they rhymed.
My only issue was that some of the rhymes felt a bit forced to me, which is probably only so noticeable because I was reading it out loud, and the book felt like it was a couple of pages too long for kids this age. However it was fun, it as enjoyable and my daughter definitely loved it. For that reason alone I would highly recommend this book.

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