It’s monday, what are you reading ? #51

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June 1, 2015 by ceresbooksworld

it's monday

A weekly event hosted by Sheila from Book Journey to discuss your reading week ~ the books you’ve read and those you plan on reading in the coming week.

 

Finished Last Week

Eight Grave After Dark by Darynda Jones

H-Eight grave after dark

With twelve hellhounds after her, pregnant Charley Davidson takes refuge at the only place she thinks they can’t get to  her: the grounds of an abandoned convent. But after months of being cooped up there, Charley is ready to pop. Both  metaphorically and literally since she is now roughly the size of a beached whale. Fortunately, a new case has captured  her attention, one that involves a murder on the very grounds the team has taken shelter upon. A decades-old murder of  the newly-vowed nun she keeps seeing in the shadows is almost enough to pull her out of her doldrums.

Charley’s been forbidden to step foot off the sacred grounds. While the angry hellhounds can’t traverse the consecrated  soil, they can lurk just beyond its borders. They have the entire team on edge, especially Reyes. And if Charley didn’t  know better, she would swear Reyes is getting sick. He grows hotter with every moment that passes, his heat scorching  across her skin every time he’s near, but naturally he swears he’s fine.

While the team searches for clues on the Twelve, Charley just wants answers and is powerless to get them. But the mass of  friends they’ve accrued helps. They convince her even more that everyone in her recent life has somehow been drawn to  her, as though they were a part of a bigger picture all along. But the good feelings don’t last for long because Charley is about to get the surprise of her crazy, mixed-up, supernatural life….

Happily ever, never by Jennifer Foor

happily never, ever

 

I was about to marry the man of my dreams. We had it all; a life that most could only wish for. I felt like the luckiest  woman in the world.

Then, in the blink of an eye, it was taken from me.

Now I can’t grasp how to move forward. I don’t even think I want to. Whether I’m dead or alive, my happily ever after is  NEVER going to happen.

 

 

 

 

This love by Anna Bloom

This Love

Amber’s always planned to leave her overbearing mother and their stifling small town behind as soon as she graduates.  That is until her car breaks down outside Bale and Son’s mechanics and she meets Freddy Bale. A boy who’d rather live in  the moment than make a five-year-plan.

Ignoring her friends’ warnings, Amber puts all dreams for her perfect future on hold, and dives into the romance heart  first. On their last day of school, however, Freddy decides to call off their relationship, and Amber does the only thing she  can think of: Run away and never look back. Just like she’d always planned.

Ten years pass before Amber sets foot in town again, only returning to look after her ailing mother. While Freddy wants to  make amends, Amber is confronted with her own wrong choices from ten years ago. Choices that could change the lives of  everyone she’s ever loved.

When first love is given a second chance and the secrets of the past come hurtling into the present, will Amber and Freddy be able to lay their mistakes to rest and make this love the strongest one of all?

 

Colocs (et plus) de Emily Blaine

K-Coloc et plus

 

 Parfois, les hommes font vraiment des choses stupides. Comme noter le prénom de leur conquête d’un soir au creux de  leur main pour ne pas l’oublier au réveil, par exemple. Ou bien promettre de ne jamais toucher à la sœur de leur meilleur  ami.
Connor n’échappe pas à la règle. Connor, c’est le meilleur ami de mon frère. Le mec le plus canon que j’aie jamais  rencontré. Et accessoirement l’heureux élu avec qui je me suis honteusement envoyée en l’air j’ai passé un délicieux  moment lors d’une soirée très arrosée à la tequila. Une nuit intense, passionnée, mémorable… suivie d’une douche froide  quand il a compris qui j’étais et qui j’allais devenir – sa colocataire. Là, il a vraiment eu l’air paniqué. Je me demande  bien pourquoi : a-t-il peur que je révèle notre petit secret à mon frère ? À moins qu’il ne redoute que nous ne  succombions une fois de plus à la tentation…

 

 

Currently Reading

The Ruins by T.H Hernandez

The Ruins

Heartbroken, grief-stricken, and wracked with guilt, seventeen-year-old Evan Taylor returned to the Union, leaving  behind the boy she loved.

Now, she and her friends must find a way to do the impossible – warn the citizens of the Union about an impending rebel  attack without alerting the government and risking retaliation against her friends in the Ruins.

When every move Evan makes is thwarted, it soon becomes clear she’s being watched. Faced with a daily fight to stay one  step ahead of her pursuers, she returns to the Ruins. But life in the Ruins has its own dangers, and soon she’s fighting a  different battle – to stay alive long enough to discover the truth.

THE RUINS is the second book in THE UNION series, a young adult romantic adventure set in the near future.

 

On Deck

Point of no return by Olivia Luck

Point of no return

I had it all: an adoring husband, supportive friends, thriving career, a homey condo in the city.

Amend that.

I had it all except for love from my family. But life was good because I had him. Max was everything I dreamed a husband  could be and somehow he loved me just as wildly as I loved him.

Until one cruel night he was stolen from me.

Then I had nothing but a vicious battle ahead of me. It’s a struggle so treacherous, I’m not sure if I’ll make it out with my  heart in tact. But on the other side of that brutal war waits the most wondrous prize.

Will I allow myself to move forward?

 

And you what are you reading this week ?

 

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