4 Swell Things about Maya Banks’s “Sweet Surrender”

Sweet Surrender Sweet Book 1 by Maya Banks Nikki's Rating: 4 out of 10 Summary: Looking for a man to dominate her, Faith, is caught at a kinky sex club by her new colleague, Gray Montgomery, a previous Dallas cop. As Gray tries to deny their mutual attraction, he continues searching for the murderer of his … Continue reading 4 Swell Things about Maya Banks’s “Sweet Surrender”

10 Greatest Things about Stieg Larsson’s “The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest”

The Girl who Kicked the Hornet's Nest Millennium Book 3 by Stieg Larsson NIKKI'S RATING: 10 OUT OF 10 Summary: Shot in the head and fighting for her life, Lisbeth Salander must now prepare for the trial of her life. Facing charges for 3 murders, Mikhael Blomkvist is desperate to prove Lisbeth’s innocence. But now it … Continue reading 10 Greatest Things about Stieg Larsson’s “The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest”

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”

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”