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My favorite book in years. I´m in need for another star, to express my love and devotion.

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Call Me by Your Name by André Aciman
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Poetic, beautiful, sad, melancholic, nostalgic and lyrical.
There. I’ve just used all the words that came to my mind, so don’t expect eloquence or useful comments from now on.



So powerful, evocative and intense I was warmed and stressed at the same time. And that was a weird (an unusual) mood because the strange feel of longing came so out of the blue, that I was a bit dizzy but, mostly, unprepared. Because yes, I had seventeen once and yes, I believed I was dying of love and sadness a few summers back then (not one summer, a few), but it wasn’t empathy or understanding what dragged me to the core of this story since, sometimes, understand Elio was complicated and unnerving (his teen self, at the end it was easier).
What pushed me to love it, was the way it’s written, the poetic and stunning prose, so peculiar and different to other books I’ve read. And special too, because it was a gift from my lovely friend Rosalinda who didn…

Book 8 in a series, still 4 stars and I can´t wait for next book to be out! Alessandra Hazzard did her magic again.

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Just a Bit Shameless by Alessandra Hazard
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A British secret service agent (a very hot and possessive one) and a 18 years old pickpocket (the cute and sexy redhead with a huge crush in the big bad spy) work together in an undercover mission where they have to feign they are lovers. Well, sugar baby and daddy to be more specific. Nice age gap, enjoyable UST and entertaining story.

How the missions worked is still a mystery to me though, since Sam’s training was a bit deficient and ridiculous and the whole formulation was hard to believe. But hey, I’m not here to talk about the flaws in the MI6 work procedures, I’m here for the fun and this one was a lot of fun. Because you know what? As the cherry of the cake, Agent 11 AKA Dominic, is straight as an arrow (LMAO) A classical 007.



Unbelievable? Well yeah, but as I’ve said before I don’t care anymore about the realism in this series. I’m ok with it. I simply go with the flow and keep reading them because I want to. End…

The Straight Guys Series is one of the most addictive things evah! and Book 7 didn´t dissapoint at all.

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Just a Bit Wicked by Alessandra Hazard
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Oh my, how to explain the huge blast I had reading this...we are talking here about an almost a 4.5 stars so I guess the rating talks by itself.

A Russian homophobic guy who has been cheated by his girlfriend with a British out and proud bisexual model. Two flames in the same bonfire. Two opposite men strongly attracted to each other. A complete wtf so enjoyable I couldn’t put it down.

Tbh, the first interaction between the MCs is so ridiculous, I can’t even. But at the same time it has the same addictive ingredient Alessandra Hazard provides all her books in this series making you a junkie who doesn’t care about anything else anymore. Because let’s be clear here: these books are like crack and even if I get why they don’t work for some people it seems I can’t have enough of the them. I’m a declared fan of the Just a Bit series and there’s no shame in it. I don’t even care.



The story of Vlad and Sebastian is hot as hell, …

My first experience with Claire Davis and Al Stewart and the duo surprised me with a fabulous and original story telling

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Dear Mona Lisa... by Claire Davis
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Unique. Special. Meaningful

You know I can get a bit cheesy when I’m touched and this little gem touched me in all the right places. It has been kind of an acupuncture story: small but pointed needles destined to create feelz.
But this healing therapy that Dear Mona Lisa is, it isn’t just a feeling’s source. It transcends the fiction department, leaving you wanting to be a better person, a better mom and to be there for those who may or may not need you.

Colorful



With references of tonalities everywhere, this book is about the different colors and shades your life can acquire depending on your experiences and the people you share them with. The special color of a dawn that can talk to you. To your heart.
This is about facing reality, about being a good parent, a friend, a lover. This is about healing or accepting some wounds will be there no matter what.


Beautiful

This is more than a love story. This is a book about an apparently o…

This bloodier and more sadistic fourth installment in the Metahuman Files is also full of chemistry, camaraderie and humor.

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In the Blood by Hailey Turner
My rating: 4 of 5 stars



Do you see that gleaming ray Hawkeye is creating with his bow? Yeah? That’s the ray of light I needed to get in my Metahumans mood once again and Hailey Turner achieved to shine one more time and blind me with some good stuff.
I’m not always up for superheroes stories. In fact, excluding a handful of good ones I find the superheroes movies and tv shows tremendously mediocre and the hype they create doesn’t help to my cause either. Shitty dialogues, zero charismatic protagonists and super-fast action everywhere.
So when Hailey appears with this book and achieve to keep my attention, with good dialogues and a great atmosphere, I’m sold, superhero’s mood or not. So thank you for that, dear author.

Another important thing here is that I’m not a fan of sequels about same couples. I am not. I don’t read them. I get bored so easily it’s almost unbelievable, so another huge achievement I want to praise and thank because boredom here was a gala…

Dissapointing story about cancer and love. Sad and heart-wrenching but I didn´t feel it (or them).

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Socrates In Love by Kyōichi Katayama
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

Maybe 2.5 bacause all the tears shed deserves at least one star and a half.

Grey. That’s the color that defines this book to me, and my mood after reading it. Grey. Not the oranges and reds I was expecting. Not even the feared black darkening it all. Just grey. And that, let me tell you, it’s pure disappointment. *sighs in frustration*

The most important highlight about my reading it’s that I was crying from page two. TWO!!!!! Yes, I’m a softie but still...
The thing is that I was a mess at the end and with tears as big as a lake, but I was mad too, I was madder than sad because those big tears didn’t come from the feelz the story was inspiring me. No. I was crying just because a girl’s death makes me cry. It’s sad and awful and I hate cancer with all I have, and here the unfairness is huge. But the crying came from that fact and that fact only. I was sad for the event itself, not because what I was reading was beautiful or pre…

Brilliant minds working together, give birth to this fantastic third installment in The Kings of Hell MC.

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On Your Knees, Prospect by K.A. Merikan
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Welcome to the Kings of Hell MC’s reality. A place where if something weird and creepy can happen, it will. A place where demons, the undead, ghosts, gargoyles and all the strange creatures you can imagine (and some you can’t) coexist with a gang of outlaws with questionable morality. A dysfunctional family of bikers where the most normal isn’t ordinary at all. A place where if you feel the heat and smell the smoke it’s probably because someone is literally on flames.



This is gothic horror at its best.
A dark fantasy story, developed with great humor, a fabulous plot and very likable characters
. This book is my favorite in this series and, considering I gave 5 stars to Laurent and the Beast and 4.5 stars to My Dark Knight go figure...
Anyways, On your Knees Prospect is good in so many levels that trying to explain the experience would required an essay. Don’t you worry, I’m not doing it, all I’ll do is try to explain it in …