Category New Adult

BOOK OF THE MONTH (May ’17): Lucas by Jay McLean

While it’s not my favorite book from the author, Lucas is close to my heart. I find young love pure and touching and this book in my opinion manifested that. Some may feel this is too angst ridden and I have a few reservations about it too, hence the four stars, but I still think […]

BOOK OF THE MONTH (Feb ’17): More Than Forever by Jay McLean

I have read a lot of romance novels that I deemed “epic” and I have also featured them on the blog. However, there is one I haven’t yet and I can’t really recall why I haven’t gushed all over this one. This novel left a deep impact on me. I did a re-read recently, something […]

BOOK REVIEW: Sincerely, Carter by Whitney G.

Title: Sincerely, Carter Author: Whitney G. Series: Sincerely, Carter #1 (other book is only a companion novel) Genre: New Adult Published: April 30th 2015 Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “Some people come into your life for a reason, some a season, and some a lifetime.” SYNOPSIS: Just friends. We’re just friends. No, really. She’s just my […]

BOOK REVIEW: Lucas by Jay McLean

Title: Lucas Author: Jay McLean Series: Preston Brothers Genre: New Adult Published: November 1st 2016 Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “I think, ultimately, that’s what true love is, you know? To want to be someone’s hero when they’re faced with villains. To want to be to be the one that saves them. To be their Wonderwall.” […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Matchmaker’s Playbook by Rachel Van Dyken

Title: The Matchmaker’s Playbook Author: Rachel Van Dyken Series: Wingmen Inc. #1 (Books are stand-alone) Genre: New Adult Published: April 5th 2016 by Skyscape Rating: 3/5 stars ★★★ “We save women from themselves. And more importantly, we help them get the men of their dreams. If that’s so wrong, I don’t wanna be right.” SYNOPSIS: […]

BOOK REVIEW: Neighbor Dearest by Penelope Ward

Title: Neighbor Dearest Author: Penelope Ward Series: N/A Genre: New Adult Published: August 15th 2016 Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “You only get one true love, one soulmate. Not everyone is lucky enough to find that person in a lifetime.” SYNOPSIS: A STANDALONE NOVEL that does *not* need to be read in conjunction with any other […]

BOOK REVIEW: Idol by Kristen Callihan

Title: Idol Author: Kristen Callihan Series: VIP #1 (Books are stand-alone) Genre: New Adult Published: June 7th 2016 Rating: 3/5 stars ★★★ “A person can get…stuck, for lack a better word, in a life. It’s surprisingly easy, really. Hours bleed into days; days fade into months. Before you know it, years have passed, and you’re […]

BOOK OF THE MONTH (JUL ’16): Sweet Home by Tillie Cole

New Adult isn’t really my thing but for this month, I decided to feature one. Sweet Home is one of my first NA reads so I never forgot about it. This book is your quintessential New Adult teeming with angst, drama and sensuality. There were times that it became too cliched, the drama over the […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Allure of Dean Harper by R. S. Grey

Title: The Allure of Dean Harper Author: R.S. Grey Series: The Allure #2 (Books are stand-alone) Genre: New Adult Published: September 28th 2015 Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★   “When was the last time I’d had a relationship like that? I think I had shown that much affection to a Snicker’s ice cream bar once, but […]

BOOK OF THE MONTH (Nov ’15): Making Faces by Amy Harmon

Whenever my friends ask me for a book recommendation, I always suggest this one. It’s something that I have always been proud of sharing to them because it is just so meaningful and inspirational. The story is truly remarkable and one that will stay with you for a very long time, if not forever. This […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Allure of Julian Lefray by R.S. Grey

Title: The Allure of Julian Lefray Author: R.S. Grey Series: NA Genre: New Adult Published: June 29th 2015 by CreateSpace Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “Why should I care about keeping my life on a perfectly straight course when it kept throwing wild curves at me?” ❁❁❁ SYNOPSIS: From: JosephineKeller@LLDesigns.com To: LilyNBlack@gmail.com Subject: Justin Timberlake Nudes! […]

BOOK REVIEW: The Deal by Elle Kennedy

Title: The Deal Author: Elle Kennedy Series: Off-Campus (Book #1) Number of Books: 2 (Books are stand-alone) Status: On-going Series (Stand-alone books) Genre: New Adult Published: February 24th 2015 Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★   “Just out of curiosity,” she says, “after you wake up in the morning, do you admire yourself in the mirror for […]

BOOK REVIEW: Make it Count by Megan Erickson

Title: Make it Count Author: Megan Erickson Series: Bowler University (Book #1) Number of Books: 3 (Books are stand-alone) Genre: New Adult Published: June 3rd 2014 by William Morrow Impulse Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “You know, nerd is the new black. ” ❁❁❁ BLURB: Kat Caruso wishes her brain had a return policy, or at […]

SERIES REVIEW: Flight & Glory Series by Rebecca Yarros

Series Title: Flight & Glory Series Author: Rebecca Yarros Status: On-going Number of Books: 2 (series consists of stand-alone novels; +2 more books coming, presumably) Genre: New Adult Series Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ Book 1: FULL MEASURES Rating: 3/5 stars ★★★ “The fire you have within you is impossible to kill. The first breath you […]

BOOK REVIEW: All Broke Down by Cora Carmack

Title: All Broke Down Author: Cora Carmack Series: Rusk University #2 Status: On-going Number of Books: 4 (stand alone novels; 2 published and 2 coming soon) Genre: New Adult Published: October 28th 2014 by William Morrow Paperbacks Rating: 4/5 stars ★★★★ “I’m figuring out what I want by trial and error, and maybe that’s not […]