January 2020 Wrap Up

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Today I’m posting my January 2020 Wrap-Up. It’s kinda wild to think that we’re already a month in to the new decade, huh? I still can’t wrap my mind around it. 

You may or may not have noticed a couple things are different, or have changed recently, here on my blog. What I’ve changed is my GoodReads widget. Before, I had my “Current Reads” up, but I changed that to my “Recently Read” because I don’t exactly update my GoodReads “Currently Reading” thing, like, at all. But, I do change my Recently Read quite a bit in comparison!

What I’ve added to my blog is a link to my shop! If you didn’t know, I now make book sleeves, and they’re pretty cute if I do say so myself! (SHOP LINK BELOW or in the menu bar) Continue reading

Dark Pact, by Alana Serra | Mini-Book Review

Hello friends, today I have my book review of 

Dark Pact, by Alana Serra.

Dark Pact is the first book in the Her Dark Guardians series. 

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47535183._SY475_She made a deal with a dark god.
Now he’s come to collect.

When her best friend is mortally wounded, Rhia makes a deal with a dark god to save him. She expects to give up her soul, but he wants something far more binding: Her servitude.

Rhia is made the next Dark Lady–a sorceress who answers only to Aeredus, Lord of Darkness–and is given powers beyond her wildest dreams, along with three sexy, dangerous men to do her bidding.

But an evil god won’t ask for mere tribute in his name. He wants the very essence of Good brought to its knees. To avoid being corrupted by the lure of Evil, Rhia will have to be nimble, cunning, and willing to trust a conniving warlock, an oathbreaking paladin, and a brutish half-orc.

It’s either that or become utterly seduced by the darkness and lose sight of her old life forever…

Her Dark Guardians is a revere harem (or WhyChoose) medium-burn fantasy romance series. Throughout the series you’ll find explicit MF, MFM, MM, and MMF scenes, as well as–most importantly–a heroine who doesn’t have to choose between her three (and eventually five!) men.

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I ended up giving Dark Pact 2 stars because while I did enjoy the story, I wasn’t enjoying it as much as I could have. There were some things that were just…too stereotypical for me to enjoy.

Have you read Dark Pact? What’d you think of it? 

Thank you for stopping by!

See you soon, and Happy Reading!
Adele

November + December 2019 Wrap Up

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Hello, reader(s)! Welcome to my last post for 2019! It’s wild that 2019 has gone by extremely quickly. No? I can’t even remember the first 10 months, haha.

Beyond 2019 moving quickly, December absolutely flew by! Though December always flies by every year. This month I actually read more than I thought I did! Which is honestly a great thing. I’ve got to stay sane somehow ya know? Haha.

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what did i read this month

Books I read:

November;

  • Axel (Carolina Reapers, #1) by Samantha Whiskey — 2 stars
  • Cupid’s Match (#1) by Lauren Palphreyman — 2 stars
  • Dark Pact (Her Dark Guardians, #1) by Alana Serra — 2 stars
  • *Written In Red (The Others, #1) by Anne Bishop — 4 stars
  • The Outlaw Demon Wails (The Hollows, #6) by Kim Harrison — 4 stars
  • White Witch, Black Curse (The Hollows, #7) by Kim Harrison — 4 stars

*  = Re-Reads

December;

  • Taming Demons for Beginners (The Guild Codex: Demonized Series, #1) by Annette Marie — 5 stars
  • Cold Attraction by Zoe Ashwood — 5 stars
  • A Torn Paige (Hidden Kingdom trilogy, #1) by L. Rose, Lila Rose — 5 stars
  • A Lost Paige (Hidden Kingdom trilogy, #2) by L. Rose, Lila Rose — 5 stars
  • Breaker, by Harloe Rae — 1 star
  • Outlaw’s Promise by Helena Newbury — 3 stars
  • Black Magic Sanction (The Hollows), by Kim Harrison — 3 stars
  • Oath Taker (Kingdom of Runes, #1) by Audrey Grey — 3 stars
  • Dark King (Court of the Sea Fae, #1) by C.N. Crawford — 3 stars

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Books reviewed:

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Books acquired

  • The Queen of Nothing (The Folk of the Air, #3) by Holly Black (bought in November)
  • Cold Falling White (Zero Repeat Forever, #2) by Gabrielle Prendergast
  • The Haunting of Vancouver Island by Shanon Sinn
  • The Girl the Sea Gave Back by Adrienne Young

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Thank you for stopping by!

See you soon, and Happy Reading!
Adele

See you in 2020!