5 Touching Things about Cara Elliott’s “Too Dangerous to Desire”

"Too Dangerous to Desire" Lords of Midnight Book 3 by Cara Elliott Nikki's Rating: 5 out of 10 Summary: After years of running from his past and a broken heart, Cameron Daggett returns home. Determined to continue his rogue ways, he closely guards his heart against his ex-sweetheart, Sophie. But his past catches up to … Continue reading 5 Touching Things about Cara Elliott’s “Too Dangerous to Desire”

2 Notable Things about Julie Anne Long’s “A Notorious Countess Confesses”

"A Notorious Countess Confesses" Pennyroyal Green Book 7 by Julie Anne Long Nikki's Rating: 2 out of 10 Summary: Previous actress and courtesan, publicly shamed and deemed the “Black Widow”  upon her husband’s death, Evie Duggan escapes to a small manor in Pennyroyal Green in hopes to start a new life. Unfortunately, her reputation precedes … Continue reading 2 Notable Things about Julie Anne Long’s “A Notorious Countess Confesses”

7 Lovely Things about Christine Feehan’s “Lair of the Lion”

"Lair of the Lion" by Christine Feehan Nikki's Rating: 7 out of 10 Summary: In a desperate attempt to save her brother’s life, Isabella Vernaducci agrees to marry Nicolai DeMarco. But Don DeMarco is not all that he seems. Cursed to turn into a rageful beast, DeMarco is fated to kill the one he loves … Continue reading 7 Lovely Things about Christine Feehan’s “Lair of the Lion”

10 Beloved Things about Ruta Sepetys’s “Between Shades of Gray”

"Between Shades of Gray" by Ruta Sepetys Nikki's Rating: 10 out of 10 Summary: June 14, 1941, Stalin begins his deportation of people in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia who are deemed anti-Soviet. 15-year-old Lina is taken in the middle of the night with her family. Forced into labor camps with hundreds of others, her family … Continue reading 10 Beloved Things about Ruta Sepetys’s “Between Shades of Gray”

10 Paramount Things about Nancy Verrier’s “The Primal Wound”

The Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child by Nancy Verrier Nikki's Rating: 10 out of 10 Summary: A book meant for anyone involved in adoption, “The Primal Wound” explores the trauma that all adoptees experience through the process of adoption. With emphasize on the adoptee’s experience, Verrier provides information on how best adoptive parents, biological parents, … Continue reading 10 Paramount Things about Nancy Verrier’s “The Primal Wound”

5 Fearless Things about Ellen Hopkins’s “Fallout”

"Fallout" Crank Book 3 by Ellen Hopkins Nikki's Rating: 5 out of 10 Summary: Hunter Seth Haskins, 19 years old and living in Reno, Nevada with his maternal grandparents; Autumn Rose Shepherd, 17 and living in San Antonio, Texas being raised by her paternal aunt and grandfather; Summer Lily Kenwood, 15 years old and in … Continue reading 5 Fearless Things about Ellen Hopkins’s “Fallout”