Book Review | Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

Book Review | Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

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Title: Red, White & Royal Blue

By: Casey McQuiston

Series: NO

Pages: 421

Published: May 14th, 2019

By: St. Martin’s Griffin

Genre: NA | Contemporary | Romance | LGBT+

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Synopsis


What happens when America’s First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales?

When his mother became President, Alex Claremont-Diaz was promptly cast as the American equivalent of a young royal. Handsome, charismatic, genius—his image is pure millennial-marketing gold for the White House. There’s only one problem: Alex has a beef with the actual prince, Henry, across the pond. And when the tabloids get hold of a photo involving an Alex-Henry altercation, U.S./British relations take a turn for the worse.

Heads of family, state, and other handlers devise a plan for damage control: staging a truce between the two rivals. What at first begins as a fake, Instragramable friendship grows deeper, and more dangerous, than either Alex or Henry could have imagined. Soon Alex finds himself hurtling into a secret romance with a surprisingly unstuffy Henry that could derail the campaign and upend two nations and begs the question: Can love save the world after all? Where do we find the courage, and the power, to be the people we are meant to be? And how can we learn to let our true colors shine through? Casey McQuiston’s Red, White & Royal Blue proves: true love isn’t always diplomatic. 

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Romance Books || Short Reviews || 🌷

Romance Books || Short Reviews || 🌷

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 🌷 Hi, my loves! I hope you’re having a beautiful day!. Today I bring you my reviews of the books I read during the Smutathon, although having a Wrap Up for it, I wanted to make a few more detailed reviews about my thoughts and emotions on each one of them, and so you’ll have where to go in case if you want to know more. 😊
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Book Review : The Nocte Trilogy by Courtney Cole

Book Review : The Nocte Trilogy by Courtney Cole

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Title : Nocte ( The Nocte Trilogy #1)

By : Courtney Cole

Published: November 3rd 2014

By Lakehouse Press, Inc.

Genre:  NA – Romance – Mytery – Dark – Contemporary

My name is Calla Price. I’m eighteen years old, and I’m one half of a whole. My other half—my twin brother, my Finn—is crazy. I love him. More than life, more than anything. And even though I’m terrified he’ll suck me down with him, no one can save him but me. I’m doing all I can to stay afloat in a sea of insanity, but I’m drowning more and more each day. So I reach out for a lifeline. Dare DuBray. He’s my savior and my anti-Christ. His arms are where I feel safe, where I’m afraid, where I belong, where I’m lost. He will heal me, break me, love me and hate me. He has the power to destroy me. Maybe that’s ok. Because I can’t seem to save Finn and love Dare without everyone getting hurt. Why? Because of a secret. A secret I’m so busy trying to figure out, that I never see it coming. You won’t either.

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Rating

5 / 5 Stars

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Book Review : It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover (Spoilers Alert!)

Book Review : It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover (Spoilers Alert!)

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Title : It Ends with Us

By : Colleen Hoover

Published : August 2nd 2016

By:  Atria Books

Genre : NA  – Contemporary – Romance- Dark

Sometimes it is the one who loves you who hurts you the most.

Lily hasn’t always had it easy, but that’s never stopped her from working hard for the life she wants. She’s come a long way from the small town in Maine where she grew up—she graduated from college, moved to Boston, and started her own business. So when she feels a spark with a gorgeous neurosurgeon named Ryle Kincaid, everything in Lily’s life suddenly seems almost too good to be true.

Ryle is assertive, stubborn, maybe even a little arrogant. He’s also sensitive, brilliant, and has a total soft spot for Lily. And the way he looks in scrubs certainly doesn’t hurt. Lily can’t get him out of her head. But Ryle’s complete aversion to relationships is disturbing. Even as Lily finds herself becoming the exception to his “no dating” rule, she can’t help but wonder what made him that way in the first place.

As questions about her new relationship overwhelm her, so do thoughts of Atlas Corrigan—her first love and a link to the past she left behind. He was her kindred spirit, her protector. When Atlas suddenly reappears, everything Lily has built with Ryle is threatened.

With this bold and deeply personal novel, Colleen Hoover delivers a heart-wrenching story that breaks exciting new ground for her as a writer. Combining a captivating romance with a cast of all-too-human characters, It Ends With Us is an unforgettable tale of love that comes at the ultimate price.

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Rating

5 / 5 Stars

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Book Review : Black (Clashing Colors #1) By Elin Peer

Book Review : Black (Clashing Colors #1) By Elin Peer

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Title : Black ( Clashing Colors #1)

By : Elin Peer

Published : September 18th 2016

By: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

Genre : NA  – Contemporary – Romance – Dark.  ( Arc – Giveaway )

“Some people grow up with caring families, summer camps, and birthday parties.
Not me!
If you saw me, your first thought would be: Goth girl – and then you would look the other way, like everyone else.
But that’s okay, I get it, and I don’t care.
Caring is a luxury I can’t afford. My life isn’t about caring. It’s about surviving, and it’s been that way ever since I ran away from home seven years ago.”

When twenty-one-year old Black, is arrested for shoplifting, she’s forced to reach out to the father who never wanted anything to do with her. As expected, her father rejects her again, but to her surprise his younger stepbrother, Gabriel, a decorated war hero who has just returned from duty in Afghanistan, shows up, committed to do the right thing and help his new stepniece get back on her feet.

Can a man who gives and takes orders for a living help a rebel who breaks all rules and answers to no-one? And what happens when Black is forced to go into drug rehab with an unorthodox therapist whose methods are bat-shit crazy and require a parent to come along? Gabriel and Black hardly know each other, but when Gabriel offers to step up and replace his brother, things quickly get intense between them.

This book is intended for mature readers only, as it contains a few graphic scenes and some inappropriate language.

The Clashing Colors series consists of five separate stories. For the best reading experience and to avoid spoilers this is the recommended order to read them in.

Clashing Colors 1 – Black
Clashing Colors 2 – Violet – November 2016
Clashing Colors 3 – Green – December 2016
Clashing Colors 4 – Blue – February 2017
Clashing Colors 5 – Yellow -March 2017

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Book Review : “Ugly Love” By Colleen Hoover

Book Review : “Ugly Love” By Colleen Hoover

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Title : Ugly Love

By : Colleen Hoover

Published : August 5th 2014

By: Atria Books

Genre : NA  – Contemporary – Romance – Erotica

#1 New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover returns with a new heart-wrenching love story.

When Tate Collins meets airline pilot Miles Archer, she doesn’t think it’s love at first sight. They wouldn’t even go so far as to consider themselves friends. The only thing Tate and Miles have in common is an undeniable mutual attraction. Once their desires are out in the open, they realize they have the perfect set-up. He doesn’t want love, she doesn’t have time for love, so that just leaves the sex. Their arrangement could be surprisingly seamless, as long as Tate can stick to the only two rules Miles has for her.

Never ask about the past.
Don’t expect a future.

They think they can handle it, but realize almost immediately they can’t handle it at all.

Hearts get infiltrated.
Promises get broken.
Rules get shattered.
Love gets ugly.



Rating

5 / 5 Stars



Review

This was definitely a trip full of feeling,
SO HEARTBREAKING! Continue reading “Book Review : “Ugly Love” By Colleen Hoover”