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MUD VEIN by Tarryn Fisher Release Date: April 18th!!

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When reclusive novelist Senna Richards wakes up on her thirty-third birthday, everything has changed. Caged behind an electrical fence, locked in a house in the middle of the snow, Senna is left to decode the clues to find out why she was taken. If she wants her freedom, she has to take a close look at her past. But, her past has a heartbeat…and her kidnapper is nowhere to be found. With her survival hanging by a thread, Senna soon realizes this is a game. A dangerous one. Only the truth can set her free.

 

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You don’t have to be alone. We are mostly born that way though. We grow up being nurtured to believe that the other half of our soul is somewhere out there.  And since there are seven billion people inhabiting our planet, chances are one of them is for you. To find that person, to find your soul piece, or your great love we must count on our paths diverging, the tangling of lives, the soft whispering of one soul recognizing another.

I found my piece. She wasn’t what I was expecting. If you formed a woman’s soul out of black graphite, bathed it in blood, and then rolled it around in the softest rose petals, you still wouldn’t have touched on the complication that was, my match.

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I am a real life villain, truly. I drink sick amounts of Starbucks. Most of the time my hair smells like coffee. I was born in South Africa, and lived there for most of my childhood. I moved to Seattle just for the rain. Rome is my favorite place in the world so far, Paris comes in at a close second. I read and write more than I sleep. When I was eleven, I wrote an entire novel about runaway orphans, using only purple ink. I am addicted to Florence and the Machine and will travel to see concerts. I love scary movies and giraffes. I spend way too much time on Facebook. Meet you there?…

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Social Skills by Sara Alva

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Music is the only form of communication Connor Owens controls. No matter how badly he wishes to fit in, friendly banter and casual conversations have never been his thing. College is yet another social universe he has no clue how to navigate—until he meets Jared, a football player with chestnut eyes and a cocky grin that holds the power to shatter his self-imposed prison.

Jared’s attention opens Connor up to a new realm of emotional and physical intimacy. But as Connor’s self-confidence grows, so does his fear that everything will fall apart. Because in this socially stratified world, how long can a relationship between an introverted violinist and a closeted football player really last?

Amazon Link: http://www.amazon.ca/Social-Skills-ebook/dp/B00B45MZOE/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1383405739&sr=8-1&keywords=Social+Skills

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4 CONNERIFIC STARS

This is a tale of coming out, coming out of your shell and coming out to the world to be the REAL you.

A slow build on love, on 1st love, on heartbreak, on joy, on pain, on friendship, on self reflection, on family.

Once again Sara Alva spun me in a web of words, of emotions, of FEELINGS.

I HAD SOO MANY FEELINGS READING THIS BOOK!!!

Feelings of sweetness:

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“Finally Jared brushed his lips- more the touch of breath than body. Ticklish waves passed through Conner’s mouth and hummed all the way to his toes. His arms and legs tensed, and then his whole body was trembling, the vibrations rising up like a crescendo and hovering at the climax. And God, that was barely even a kiss.”

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“In a deafening silence, Conner’s pulse sped up, his mind more captive to Jared’s touch than it had been the first time they’d kissed. He couldn’t look away, even if his fear wanted him to. He couldn’t blink. He couldn’t draw his next breath. Because this … this was all searching eyes and gentle caresses, and somehow, unbelievably, a connection 

Feelings of angst:

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*when Jared left Conner* Dear Lord I wanted to throat punch him!!!!!

Conner’s depression:

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Heart swelling:

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Sigh, the love Conner has in his heart slayed me… SLAYED ME…

Coming out….. probably the most realistic coming out that I have read to DATE

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Sibling Rivals by Summer Devon

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Meeting the family shouldn’t be this complicated.

As the designated slacker of the family, Peter Stevens was accustomed to being eclipsed by his “perfect” older brother, Mark. But when Mark came out to their parents one Christmas vacation, it was his turn to be the black sheep.

Even more surreal was Peter’s brief encounter with his brother’s boyfriend, Colin. The unmistakable sparks between them shook the foundations of his confirmed heterosexuality. Years later, when they meet again as graduate student and professor, that bone-deep attraction is still there.

Thanks to the emotional scars Mark left behind, Colin has had his fill of Stevens men. Having Peter at his university shouldn’t be a problem though, as he knows the younger man is straight. But when Colin realizes the electricity sizzles both ways, he can’t resist indulging in a passionate affair.

Yet some old flames stubbornly refuse to die. This time, Peter refuses to step aside—and when an emergency brings the family together again, Colin must decide if it’s worth the risk to trust another Stevens brother with his heart.

Warning: This book contains an adorable professor who gets invited home for a very complicated holiday, a perfect relationship with “Mr. Right”, and a dangerous crush on “Mr. Wrong”.

Amazon Link: http://www.amazon.ca/Sibling-Rivals-ebook/dp/B00CZ8MCGK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1380943273&sr=8-1&keywords=Sibling+Rivals

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2.5 ROUNDED UP TO 3 STARS FOR ME

READING TO ME IS FEELING NEED TO FEEL THE EMOTIONS BURNING UP THE PAGES OR IN MY CASE BURING MY HANDS ON MY EREADER… I DIDN’TFEEL THAT WITH THIS BOOK

THE STORY LINE~ GOOD CONCEPT BUT I COULDN’T GET ATTACHED TO EITHER OF THESE GUYS CAUSE IT WAS ALL JUST SORT OF…. FLUFFY

I’VE ROUNDED UP TO 3 BECAUSE THE 1ST TIME PETER (PEETAH IN ENGLISH) WAS WITH A MAN WAS FREAKING HOTT! HE TOOK IT ON LIKE.A.CHAMP

THE FACE SCENE~WOWZA

HIS COMPARISONS BETWEEN A WOMAN AND MAN~PRICELESS AND MADE ME GIGGLE

ALL IN ALL, IF YOU LIKE FLUFF, COMING OUT ROMANCES AND RIVALRY BTWN BROTHERS READ THE BOOK

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