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Ashes (Modern-Day Fairy Tale Book 1) by MK Harkins – Review by Lorrene Huisman

Ashes (Modern-Day Fairy Tale Series Book 1)Ashes by MK Harkins
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

It was impossible not to love this book and be swept away into all this wonderful book had to offer, I always love a good book that does a good job of a fairy tale retelling, but this one blew my mind with how well done the writing was as well as the concept of the story! It was a magical read from start to finish!

Personally the aspect of this being a Cinderella re telling was magical as it could get! I love the modern take on this story, but I loved really how the author brought it to life. The characters were all sensational on their own path in who they were and whom they represented. The story had strong character development as well, and the characters were very connectable and each held their own. I was quite intrigued with things I did not expect as I read, the different things I really added to the story I felt. The writing was amazing, and the whole story was amazing, this was a wonderful and magical read! I simply loved it truly!

Such a good and wonderful read. I truly enjoyed the read and all the moments and feelings that went along with it, I highly recommend this must read book! Not one to be missed for any reason!

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Euphoric Wonderland by Ryan M. Becker – Review by Lorrene Huisman

Euphoric Wonderland: An Eclectic Collection of Psychedelic Poetry to Stimulate the Senses and Open the MindEuphoric Wonderland: An Eclectic Collection of Psychedelic Poetry to Stimulate the Senses and Open the Mind by Ryan M. Becker
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

What a wonderful collection of readings! I loved the poems this book held and possessed, it was work and words that really connected to me, and made me feel and think things.

The poems this collection had were not just empty words being thrown randomly onto a page and hoping it sounds good. It was full of a heart’s creation, and a feeling and devotion towards life itself. I am someone who has gone through my own mental health stuff here and there, and these poems were enlightening and beautiful, and the words I read, feelings I felt, really were uplifting and heartfelt. I know for a fact I will be re-reading this collection time and time again. I find the words can really help someone who’s struggling, or just wants to feel that connection, so yes, I truly loved the work and wonders this wonderful author has created!

I love poems, but these hit me deep. I look forward to future work by this gifted author, this collection and book is not one to be passed up, a must read for everyone no matter where your path of life is. Highly recommend this must read book and this wonderful author!

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The Colors of Love (The Colors Trilogy Book 2) by K.R. Raye – Review by Lorrene Huisman

The Colors of Love (Colors Trilogy, #2)The Colors of Love by K.R. Raye
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I was very excited to read book 2 in this wonderful series, the first book was amazing from start to finish. So I had high hopes when I picked this one up, and needless to say, I was not disappointed! The amazing author created a sensational story once again, and I could not put this one down either.

I loved that this book continued the characters and what happened in the first, and continued. I enjoyed that we got to read about Lance and his story this time around. I really felt for him. And everything he was going through, as well as endured. The book really makes you feel a lot of emotions. Even when they’re painful, you don’t want to turn away, you want more, you want to feel. That’s the power this book and author can have over you. It’s rare and with its power, it’s enlightening as well. The story and writing is captivating. I love how I have the ability to connect with the lead character each book surrounds. I really love that. The book was amazing, and I felt so much! I couldn’t put it down! Loved it!

This author really has captured my interest since the first book in the series, and I know my interest will continue to be held. This book and series gives so much, it is impossible not to enjoy it! Wonderful read, highly recommend this must read book, series and author!

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Love’s Mulligan (Stroke of Love Book 1) by CA Miconi – Review by Lorrene Huisman

Love's MulliganLove’s Mulligan by C.A. Miconi
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This story had captivated me right from the start. I could not put this one down, or even turn away, even if it seemed like a short time. The story had an entrancing story, as well as characters that kept you interested and gave myself as a reader, a longing for more.

The story had that small town type of feel but with dreams and love attached to it. If you had everything except from the one your heart holds most dear, do you really have everything?
This book really gave me the feels, it gave the hurt of the past, as well as the present, and as well what the future could be if the decision to leave love behind again was to happen. What I enjoyed was seeing the hope in these characters. Even what held them back seemed to be the strongest force, hope reigned above all. The story was beautifully written, and the author really knew how to pull the reader in, a sensational author! Loved it!

Again, this story really captivated me all the way through, and I could not put this beauty down. I loved and enjoyed it with all my heart and soul! Highly recommend this must read!

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Jester by Brielle D. Porter – Review by Lorrene Huisman

JesterJester by Brielle D. Porter
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Just wow! This book was so freaking good. The story was artistic in its own special way, and held me as I read, I could not get enough of this book and what it has to offer. The story not only provided much intrigue, but a lot of realism and a world that was magical on it own to imagine!

Loved this story and the characters that it contained. I saw a lot of character development as well. Especially with Lisette. I found she really grew through the story, She was a very admirable character as well. Whom she started as, and what by the end of the book, she finished as, was rather remarkable. I loved the plot, and all it contained. The story was a quick read for me, as I could not put it down, it held me and I kept needing more answers to my questions and to keep on reading! It was just soo good! I loved this book so much!

The author truly captivated me and I loved their writing style, as well as how they brought this story and characters to life. A must read for sure! Definitely a very high recommendation on my list from me!

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Ouroboros (Antipodes Book 3) by T.S. Simons – Review by Lorrene Huisman

OuroborosOuroboros by T.S. Simons
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The series has seriously attracted my attention since book 1, the way the author creates this world and the characters that live in it, it’s so real, and it’s a powerful series with a serious impact! This series makes you think, wonder, things we do in this world that we make decisions to form, lead to the next thing…sometimes we want to change those decisions, but what if you can’t? And the reality you live in, is your future?

Each book in the series, has a build up. The author seems to know what we can handle as readers, as I know I constantly am in the want of more! Whenever I want more answers, the answers I seek, are met with more questions. I feel as if I am with the characters as they take this journey in the life and future of the world that they live in,. In this book especially, there is so much character development and changes, if you reflect from the first book, you really cant see it and feel it! This is the impact the author is able to do and is so very clever at doing! Each book I go down that rabbit hole, begging for more, each book entices me, provides fear in a way only such a gifted author can prevail…and most of all the author has created a series that is so powerful that when you close the book upon end, or even a few chapters, the book has captivated your mind ans has left you thinking about the possibility of this series becoming our future one day! The author is simply amazing at captivating my interest, and I am so happy I am getting to read this series! Love it!!!

This book alone is a must read.To really feel the impact that this book possesses, you need to read from the first, you really do. I needlessly need to say, this is a high recommendation from myself who is really entranced by this series and author! Must read for sure! I loved this author and the world of characters they create, defiantly a talented author that is a rate gem!

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Scandalously Yours (Titans of Manhattan Book 5) by Anise Storm – Review by Lorrene Huisman

Scandalously Yours (Titans Of Manhattan #5)Scandalously Yours by Anise Storm
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I can never get enough of this series truly! Every time there is a installment in this series, I can not wait to get my hands on it to read it. Each book has characters that are full of life, and have so much depth to them! I can never not love the books I devour by this wonderful author! Especially loved this one!

Alessia and Kristopher are two souls that really had he hooked, there was simply no doubt on that front. I loved their chemistry, but what I loved most was who and what defined them as themselves. Their past made them who they are in the present, but was it what would set them on course for their future lives? The writing was sensational, the author really knows how to draw you in and make you feel things in your mind, heart, and body as you read. I could not get enough of this book specifically! Loved it!

I always know each book by this author will be freaking wonderful, but this one really blew my mind in what I thought I would be devouring! Highly recommend this book, series, and author! Must read!

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Remember to Forget Me (Too Lost to Love Book 1) by Hazel Storm Review By Lorrene Huisman

Remember to Forget Me (Too Lost To Love, #1)Remember to Forget Me by Hazel Storm
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I have loved this author and their works for quite some time now. I always love the books and characters that they create. I was truly sucked into this book. It is a start of a new series, which I know for a fact I will be anxiously awaiting each installment for! This book as a 1st book has already offered a lot on the table!

Addison and Wesley were two characters that had a past, but in the present when they share moments you can feel the electric shocks and attraction that they feel together. That is truly undeniable. I enjoyed the character depth on them both, and I longed so very much to know more, and see where things would go! I loved when remembering their past, it had those memories most of us long to forget, we cant escape them in realistic, but we can grow and survive from them. There was a lot of sexual steamy moments as I read, and I could not get enough! I am already in love with this series /and characters. I can not wait to see where this goes and more character depth! I know I am in for a ride! Loved this book!

This is a stunning new start a new series, and I expect nothing but a sensational series and installments from such a gifted author! I highly recommend this book and this author! Both are must reads!

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Ashes of Sin and Stardust (AnchorX) by Lindsay Murray – Review by Lorrene Huisman

Ashes of Sin and StardustAshes of Sin and Stardust by Lindsay Murray
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This book really brought everything to the table. I could not get enough at all of everything this story gave to me as I read. Deep character depth, darkness at times, as well as light. The characters were very easy to connect and level with Each had a depth of light and darkness to them, I could not put this down!

Ruben and Alice were such great characters! I loved their character depth. I loved their moments together. Both different but so very well connected in more than one way. I enjoyed learning who they were, especially what their pasts held for them! There was trauma endured, and that made these characters so much more realistic. I loved how the author did the writing with BDSM. She nailed it! I could not have expected better, the author for sure knew what was linked to BDSM and played it perfectly into the story and characters. The story was complex, vivid, and very deep with emptions at times. It heavy at moments as well. I could not have asked for a better read! It was amazing! Loved it all the way through!

This book was such an amazing and good read! I could not put it down or get enough from what I read. Highly recommend this must read book. its a rate gem, and not one to be passed up for any means!

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Rivals (Mafia Elite Book 7) by Amy McKinley – Review by Lorrene Huisman

Rivals (Mafia Elite, #7)Rivals by Amy McKinley
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I have been reading this book series since the first one, and this author does such an amazing job in all the books and the characters that they bring to life. This book installment has quickly become my favorite, as always I am very captivated, and wanting more, this book and series is impossible not to love!

First off I must say-this was a bitter sweet read, knowing this is my final read in the series as it has concluded. I could not have asked for a better send off! This book gave all the things I love, mystery, suspense, romance, those momenta that make you sweat from heat with words on the pages, I really found Nico and Mia were wonderful characters. Different but easy to love as a reader. They brought a lot to the story, and I loved the build up in this book! There was a lot of action and suspense, and the author certainly knows how to end the series with a bang! I also loved, that how it ends it seems to have left an opening for more books on a different family! Cant wait! Loved this book and series with all my heart!

Thank you to this wonderful author for the 7 books in this series that has given me sheer enjoyment over the past months of reading. This is the final book, can be read as a standalone, but to truly feel the characters and the stories, I highly suggest the whole series! Must read and high recommendation!

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