Review: ‘King’s Cage’ by Victoria Aveyard – Can Mare survive her imprisonment?

kings cage

Format: e-book, paperback, audible, hard cover
Format read: audible
Series: book 3 of Red Queen series
Rating: theme, sensual language
Genre: Young Adult
Goodreads page: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30226723-king-s-cage

In the third book of the series, Mare is doing anything she can to survive as prisoner of Mavin while still trying to find a way out. The Scarlet Guard continue to build an army as they try to get strong enough to take down the Silvers and Mavin once and for all.

As with the other two books, it takes a little while to get started. There is a lot of repetition of just Mare complaining about the silent stone and the manacles and how they are stifling. This isn’t important at the time of it happening, but it plays a major part later on in the story. It creates a psyche in Mare that changes the course of the story.

Cal’s allegiance has always been shaky ground and this book challenges everything that was grown up knowing. I feel bad for him because he is struggling with what he wants and what is his duty. He doesn’t want to kill Silvers because he is one, but the only way that he can get the crown away from his brother is to kill them. It’s a form of betrayal and like Mare it shapes who he ends up being at the end of the book.

There are quite a few fight scenes in this story (or action sequences). They run for a bit and the BIG one at the end is a bit drawn out. But once the climax begins it is a wave of emotion as there is so much going on that it’s hard to keep up with (much like war).

Aveyard gives us a few new looks in this story and it helps give the story a new life. It completes the story in a way that Mare’s point of view couldn’t do and help explains why certain things are done. There were times I would have been majorly confused without this. So thank you for that.

The story ends in a bit of a cliffhanger so be warned. You are going to want to make sure that you have the final book of the series ready so that you can dive right on in.

Rating: A

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About the Author – Victoria Aveyard

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I’m a screenwriter/YA author who likes books and lists. This site is the nexus of my universe.

My book RED QUEEN will be published Winter 2015 from HarperTeen at HarperCollins. I’m repped by the incomparable Suzie Townsend at New Leaf Literary & Media, Inc.

The genres I’m into include YA, Fantasy, Historical, Adventure, Apocalyptic – if people are dying, I’m buying.

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Kendall Ryan’s latest book ‘The Hookup Handbook’ is now available

A hot new brother’s best friend standalone romance from New York Times best selling author Kendall Ryan is live available everywhere.

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About The Hookup Handbook

My love wand is on a strike.

As bad as that blows, pun unintended, it’s ten times worse for me. I’m a male escort, but not just any escort, I’m the escort. The one with a mile-long waiting list and a pristine reputation that’s very well-deserved.

Only now, I’m on hiatus. Because after years of pleasing women all over the city, my man missile decides to get finicky. And the only woman he wants? Someone I can never have—my best friend’s younger sister, the nerdy and awkwardly adorable Sienna.

She’s working at the agency this summer, keeping me organized, handling paperwork, and most importantly, keeping me on track to finish writing my book about sex and intimacy, which is due to my publisher in thirty days.

She thinks I hate her, that I don’t want her here. The truth is much more twisted. I get hard every time she walks into my office. Her wide blue eyes and pouty mouth drive me wild with desire, and if she stays, I’m not sure how much longer I can stay away from her.

Little Miss Overachiever says she’s here to help? Fine. I’m going to put her nerdy, curvy tush to work.

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A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than three dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 2.5 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world.
Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than 70 times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA Today, Newsweek, and InTouch Magazine.

She lives in Texas with her husband and two sons.

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Review: Denver fights for ever lasting love in ‘One Last Wish’ by Aurora Rose Reynolds

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Format: e-book, paperback
Format read: e-book
Series: book 3 of Shooting Stars series
Rating: Language, sexual content
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Goodreads page: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/31753318-one-last-wish?from_search=true

In the final book for the Shooting Stars series, we follow Zach’s daughter Shelby as she finds her way back to Denver, but he sees that it’s not an easy road as she is still holding on to her husband who recently died.

I am a sucker for a book that has young children. Denver helped raise Shelby’s daughter and if you weren’t swooning before you see them together you certainly will after. There are times when I got a little annoyed with how pushy he is but then I remind myself, Reynold’s loves her alpha males.

The story is short and to the point, but that is something that is expected from Reynold’s books. I still like that I can read them in 1-2 settings because it’s a nice break from the longer books that I have been reading. It’s a sweet story about never giving up on what you want and how sweet it is to be with the person that you are meant for.

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Author Bio
Aurora Rose
Reynolds is a New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling
author whose wildly popular series include Until, Until Him, Until Her,
Underground Kings and Shooting Stars.
Her writing
career started in an attempt to get the outrageously alpha men who resided in
her head to leave her alone and has blossomed into an opportunity to share her
stories with readers all over the world.
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Get a first look at Kendall Ryan latest book ‘The Hookup Handbook’

 

THE HOOKUP HANDBOOK

By Kendall Ryan

Release Day: March 19th

 

 

About the Book

 

My love wand is on a strike.

 

As bad as that blows, pun unintended, it’s ten times worse for me. I’m a male escort, but not just any escort, I’m the escort. The one with a mile-long waiting list and a pristine reputation that’s very well-deserved.

 

Only now, I’m on hiatus. Because after years of pleasing women all over the city, my man missile decides to get finicky. And the only woman he wants? Someone I can never have—my best friend’s younger sister, the nerdy and awkwardly adorable Sienna.

 

She’s working at the agency this summer, keeping me organized, handling paperwork, and most importantly, keeping me on track to finish writing my book about sex and intimacy, which is due to my publisher in thirty days.

 

She thinks I hate her, that I don’t want her here. The truth is much more twisted. I get hard every time she walks into my office. Her wide blue eyes and pouty mouth drive me wild with desire, and if she stays, I’m not sure how much longer I can stay away from her.

 

Little Miss Overachiever says she’s here to help? Fine. I’m going to put her nerdy, curvy tush to work.

 

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A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than three dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 2.5 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world.
Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than 70 times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA Today, Newsweek, and InTouch Magazine.

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Teaser/Excerpt

 

“Maybe I could cure you.”

 

“Cure me? I’m not sick, Sienna. My dick is just choosy.”

 

“Well, it chose me. So, what are we waiting for?”

 

“You’re funny, Sienna,” Case says through a laugh. “But it’s not gonna happen.”

 

“Why not?”

 

“It doesn’t matter, babe. It’s not happening.”

 

My throat constricts. Did he just babe me?  “You’re an asshole, Case.”

 

The final book for India and Jericho ‘Heart of the Devil’ by Meghan March is now available

Blurb

 

From New York Times bestselling author Meghan March comes the stunning conclusion to the Forge Trilogy. In this final volume, ruthless billionaire Jericho Forge faces his toughest challenge. To emerge victorious, he’ll have to give up the one thing he’s never offered a woman—his heart.

 

It started as a game. She was nothing but my pawn.

 

But I was quick to see the error in my ways, and now she is everything I never knew I needed.

 

The value of a woman like India Baptiste is beyond measure.

 

But the problem with being a man like me? I’ve already screwed this up, and there’s no guarantee India will take me on for one last bet.

 

I’ll do whatever I have to do. Drop to my knees and offer her the only thing I have left. The one thing that’s only ever been hers—the heart of the devil.

 

 

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Making the jump from corporate lawyer to romance author was a leap of faith that New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author Meghan March will never regret. With over thirty titles published, she has sold millions of books in nearly a dozen languages to fellow romance-lovers around the world. A nomad at heart, she can currently be found in the woods of the Pacific Northwest, living her happily ever after with her real-life alpha hero.

 

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Get a first look at Kendall Ryan’s latest book ‘The Hookup Handbook’

THE HOOKUP HANDBOOK

By Kendall Ryan

Release Day: March 19th

 

 

About the Book

 

My love wand is on a strike.

 

As bad as that blows, pun unintended, it’s ten times worse for me. I’m a male escort, but not just any escort, I’m the escort. The one with a mile-long waiting list and a pristine reputation that’s very well-deserved.

 

Only now, I’m on hiatus. Because after years of pleasing women all over the city, my man missile decides to get finicky. And the only woman he wants? Someone I can never have—my best friend’s younger sister, the nerdy and awkwardly adorable Sienna.

 

She’s working at the agency this summer, keeping me organized, handling paperwork, and most importantly, keeping me on track to finish writing my book about sex and intimacy, which is due to my publisher in thirty days.

 

She thinks I hate her, that I don’t want her here. The truth is much more twisted. I get hard every time she walks into my office. Her wide blue eyes and pouty mouth drive me wild with desire, and if she stays, I’m not sure how much longer I can stay away from her.

 

Little Miss Overachiever says she’s here to help? Fine. I’m going to put her nerdy, curvy tush to work.

 

💜 Amazon  https://amzn.to/2EjEfXh 
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About Kendall Ryan

 

A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than three dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 2.5 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world.
Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than 70 times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA Today, Newsweek, and InTouch Magazine.

She lives in Texas with her husband and two sons.

 

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You will definitely want a piece of ‘Pieces of Us’ by AL Jackson

Pieces of Us

A stand-alone second-chance romance in A.L. Jackson’s Confessions of the Heart Series…

Coming April 22nd

 
Photo: Michelle Lancaster Photography
Model: Josh Elton
 
 
DETAILS: 
TITLE: PIECES OF US
SERIES: A Confessions of the Heart Stand-Alone Novel 
RELEASE DATE: APRIL 22ND, 2019
 

Synopsis

 

Maxon Chambers has a way of stealing all the attention.

All my affection, and all my dreams.
What I needed to remember was he’d stolen my good judgment and my virginity, too.
When he broke up with me, I ran across the country and swore I’d never return to Broadshire Rim.
But here I am, thirteen years later. 
 
Maxon is all grown up.
Sexier than sin and more tempting than ever.
A detective on the Charleston force, he lives on the outside of safety, devoted to protecting the people of his city.
But with the way he’s looking at me now? I’m pretty sure what needs protecting is my heart.
Can we mend the pieces of us? Or will he leave my heart shattered forever . . .
 
 

 
A smirk pulled at the corner of Maxon’s mouth where he had me backed against the wall. “You act like I have some other place to be.”
 
Redness flushed. “Don’t act like you don’t have plenty of people to entertain you.” I hoped it didn’t sound like bitterness, like scorn, but it was hard to keep that from quivering in my voice.
 
He moved even closer and planted his hands over my head. So close I could feel need oozing from his skin, his breath on my face, blueberries and ice. “There’s no one else, Izzy. No one I want. No one I can’t breathe without. It’s always been you.”
 
Desire pulled at my stomach, knottin’ it up tight. I pressed my thighs together, and he caught it, scenting my need.
 
Hot air puffed out of his nostrils like the dragon he was, and I was shivering. Shaking like a leaf.
 
He moved his hand, slowly, watching me carefully as he dropped it down and placed it on my bare thigh.
 
Right up under the skirt of my dress.
 
The breath left me on a staggered gasp. Tingles flashed. Flames licking and lapping.
 
My body begged to come alive under his touch.
 
“Izzy, baby,” he murmured, and oh God, I sagged, my back pressed to the wall. Hooked. Knowing how fast this man could make me fall.
 
Those eyes pinned me, keeping me in place, while his hand squeezed my leg.
 
He edged down, nose brushing mine, a soft inhale between his lips.
 
Breathing me in.
 
Then he pressed his mouth to mine. Featherlight.
 
Didn’t matter how soft it was.
 
Lightning streaked. A crack of thunder in the air.
 
He pressed our mouths tighter, lips closed, just this persistent pressure that felt so right.
 
A promise.
 
An apology.
 
Sensation rushed through my body.
 
This old love trying to bust free.
 
To climb out.
 
Reach for him.
 
Because I’d wanted it. Wanted to be with him so badly.
 
I whimpered.
 
“Izzy,” he murmured at my lips.
 
“Maxon,” I whispered back.
 
That was it.
 
We lit.
 
 
 

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A.L. Jackson is the New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author of contemporary romance. She writes emotional, sexy, heart-filled stories about boys who usually like to be a little bit bad.

 

Her bestselling series include THE REGRET SERIES, CLOSER TO YOU, BLEEDING STARS, and FIGHT FOR ME novels. Grab A.L. Jackson’s latest novel, ALL OF ME, a stand-alone novel in her CONFESSIONS OF THE HEART series.

 

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