Cruisin’ through books cause books make life worth living with Aly! First of 2018!

Hey guys, as I’ve said before these are going up for a second time. The first time they go up is on Aly’s site, located here.

One Wish Away by Ingrid Seymour

Oh how I love Genie books!  this books was very good with some different twists I didn’t expect.  Not all genie are bad or good.  I really enjoyed Marielle and Faris’s relationship and how it grew in the book.  I am curious where the next book is going to go.  I think I will have to continue with this series.  I am glad I found it!   5/5 Stars

Special Minds by Ally K.

I think this book is very unique!  I enjoyed it! This book kept me reading more.  I wanted to see what this book was about.  I thought when I read the title it would be about a genius or something but I enjoyed the story because it was not what I expected too.  I got drawn into the story with Milly and I think book two will be great as well.  *This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.* 4/5 Stars

Cruel Angels Pass by Keishi Ando

This book was a very short read but I liked it.  I think there was something I lost a little in this one though. *This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.*  3/5 Stars

Tales of His Words by Keishi Ando

A quick love story that can last over both time and death.  I very dreamy and romantic story for me.  I liked it. *This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.*  4/5 Stars

The Burning by J.P. Seewald

This book to me was a heart wrenching story but a interesting story to read.  This story has me remembering Erin Brockovich a little bit.  Another greedy company was involved in this as well and didn’t want to help anymore than it had to if at all.  The characters were something I can relate to which makes it better for me.  *This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.*  4/5 Stars

Trouble at Riverside Academy  by Liam Moiser

I enjoyed this quick read.  What would you do when your father shows up from out of the blue?  I liked this book and I had a great time getting to know Rachel and Ben.  This book was quite an adventure in a short story. *This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.*  4/5 Stars

Smiley by Michael Ezell

I love these serial killer books!  This one is great yet just as spooky too because the killer is a “nice” guy and neighbor.  I have read in other things about some of these killers can blend in but this guy is good. A home town boy and big LAPD police guy comes back home after he loses his father, and this guy, Garrett, has a killer case on his hands.  The book was great and hard to put down.  * This book was given to me for free at my request from NetGalley and I provided this voluntary review.*  5/5 Stars

Hinder by Kristin Ping

Hinder was not quite what I expected but I enjoyed the meeting and learning about Benders and Wielders.  I thought that was an interesting part of this book. I think the character were very good together.  I think this book and it’s author has some great ideas and a new look on witches.  I thought this book was ok but it did not caught me as much as I had hoped it would.  *This book was given to me for free at my request from Netgalley and I provided this voluntary review.*  3/5 Stars

The Tell All by Libby Howard

What a lovely little mystery book. I enjoyed being cozy and reading a cute,  fun book.  A interesting book I didn’t expect to like as much as I did.  This book had me from the first chapter until the end.  It made me laugh a little too.  *This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.*  4/5 Stars

Destiny: Book of Love by Brandon Schieckoff           

This book was ok for me.  I enjoyed reading about the new nation of Heath.  The world building was not bad for me.  I just did not connect to this book like I wanted too.  Bii is a interesting character name I liked it but this book felt to me familiar to me like I have read or watch on a movie a little like it.  I think you should try this book for yourself and see what you think. I think this author is a good writer but the story did not connect to me like I wanted it too. *This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.*  3/5 Stars                   

Grim by Thea Atkinson

This book was good with reapers and fallen angels and much more.  I was hoping it would pull me in more than what it did but I think the characters were fun to read along with and I enjoyed meeting Alya.  I felt by the end of this book I was missing that “it” part of the book that makes me “have to” read the next one in the series.  4/5 Stars

Suckers by Keishi Ando     

I think this one is my favorite of Keishi Ando short stories.  It was creepy and still a great fun read.  So exciting to read good short books!  *This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.*  5/5 Stars

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Cruisin’ through books cause books make life worth living with Aly returns!

Hey guys! Long time no see! The good news is I finally have free time! Yay! That means I’ve been hard at work, finishing editing books, so I can release new ones. It also means that soon I’ll be starting my personal write everyday challenge, so keep an eye out for that!

Anyways, we’re going to try something a little different with Aly’s reviews. I’d love feedback on the format from you guys, so feel free to drop a comment below! Without further ado, I give you the reviews! (Aly actually posts these reviews on her own site before I get them. If you want to see them hot off the press, stop by her website, I know she would love it!)

Alchemy by Alison Gardiner     

I felt this was a good book.  The magical island of Eridor was an exciting new world for me.  I loved the characters and the story as well.  I think kids and adults alike will enjoy this story.  * I received a free copy of this book and this is my honest review*  5/5 Stars

Rebel Rising by Amanda J. Clay

Finally the next book in this series!  I enjoyed the first book and was waiting (well maybe not too patiently) for the next in the series.  It was worth the wait!  This book has lots of great moments for me in it and I was back in the action and excitement.  I can’t wait for the next book!  * I received this book free and this is my honest review*  5/5 Stars

The Inherited Series by Lily Burlington

Who does want to marry a prince?  I enjoyed this book very much from a normal every day girl to marrying a prince is like a few movies I have heard of but a great book!  I loved it!  * I received this book free and this is my honest review*  5/5 Stars

Girl of Glass by Megan O’Russell

I really enjoy Megan’s books!  This book was great.  Living in a dome would be something I could not imagine but with the help of Megan I could see it in my mind.  This book was exciting and the characters were believable for me.  I was drawn into this world and loved it all.  * I received this book free and this is my honest review*  5/5 Stars

Why Can’t My Life Be a Romance Novel by Melinda R. Cordell

A cute short read.  I remember my first crush.  This book was very sweet and a good quick read for me.   It bring back memories of me trying to get the “right” guy to like me in high school and it never worked out for me.   But you get older and taste in men sometime change.  * I received is book free and this is my honest review*  3/5 Stars

Deep Dark Secrets by Sarra Cannon

What is a Spiritwalker?   This book made me ask this question is the beginning and I am still wondering.  The book is very good and I really like this author.  I can’t wait to read the next book, but I hope the next few books in the series help me understand what a Spiritwalker is better.  The author touched on this a little bit in this book but we learned who Marayah and Jordan were and I enjoyed that about this book but now I hope the author will delve into Spiritwalker legacy in the next books more, I feel I want to know more.  But this book was very exciting and I found myself not wanting to put this book down.  This was another great book from Sarra.    5/5 Stars

Daughter of Darkness by Raye Wagner     

This book was short only 90 pages but great!  I have to be honest at first I was a little unsure of the book.  I love the cover it caught my eye but it was great!  Dahlia’s mother is Eris.  Yes, a demigod story but this one is different than what I have read before.   I like Hercules and Wonder Women but I didn’t expect to meet Dahlia and her new friends.  Dahlia has a hard life at first but she finds a few people she can care about.  You should take a look at this book it won’t take you long to fall in love with a new author!  At least this author was new for me.  5/5 Stars

 

Remember, stop by Aly’s site to see the reviews before I get them, or if you’re an author seeking one! And keep being awesome!

Cruisin’ through books cause books make life worth living with Aly 3/30/2017 part 2

The King’s Peace by Kevin Hammond

This book reminds me a little of a PC game I used to play called “King’s Quest”.  It had swords and sorcery and more.  There is, of course, good and evil in the book, what story is not complete with some form of this? This story is much different from the game but I enjoyed it just as much if not more.  I was on this good thief’s side through out the book.  This story grabbed a hold of me from the beginning and kept me reading more.  * I received this book from author—this is my honest review*  5/5

Cruisin’ through books cause books make life worth living with Aly 3/30/2017 part 1

Reviews originally posted on Aly’s blog here.

Quest Chasers-The deadly Cavern by Thomas Lockhaven and Grace Lockhaven

What a cute kids book!  I enjoyed it very much.  A new world, some adventure and a whole lot of fun.  What an exciting and fun read for me.  It was a great children’s fantasy book.  * I received this book from the author—this is my honest review*  5/5

Cruisin’through books cause books make life worth living with Aly 3/20/2017 part 4

Her Name is Grace by Shidorr Myrick-Gayer

I was very excited about this book when I got it.  But I was disappointed in this one.  This book lost me about half way through the book.  The beginning of the book was hard for me to get into and I just wished for more from this book.  I think the author had some good ideas in this story but this book was kind of a mess for me. 3/5

Cruisin’ through books cause books make life worth living with Aly 3/20/2017 part 3

Silent Child by Sarah A. Denzil

I enjoyed this book very much.  I wanted to guess who I thought took Aiden but my guess was wrong.  I wanted to help Emma through out this book and I felt for her situation.  I am not sure if I could live through what she has.  The book was very exciting to me and I think this is a new author for me.  So, I will try more books from this author again.   I wonderfully engaging book for me!  5/5

Cruisin’through books cause books make life worth living with Aly 3/20/2017 part 1

Reaper’s Claim by Simone Elise

I don’t find too many books about reaper’s so when I do I can’t wait to read them.  This book’s characters twin sisters who are very much opposite of each other is good. One sister is an artist and one sister  a party animal.    This book did remind of the old TV show “Sister, Sister” a little bit.  I think the characters were likeable to me and I think the story is great for a young adult audience.   I enjoyed the book.  * I received this book from the author—this is my honest review* 4/5