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Chaos Unleased (Chaos Rises Book 2) by Pippa DaCosta

Hi ForeverBookers, 

I’ve just finished a great book. Chaos Unleashed is the second book in the Chaos Rises series and it definitely held up to its predecessor in how good it was!  
Chaos Unleashed continues from where Chaos Rises finishes. Gem, our half human, half ice demon and her brother, Del, our half human, half chaos demon from book 1 continue their adventure in a dystopian LA. 
NOTE: this novel shouldn’t be read by anyone below age 17, I don’t think as there’s a sexual scene. It’s not heavily described but you know that it happens. Also there’s war and bloodshed in Chaos Unleashed. 
Gem is alone. Her brother is with some evil demons by force or possibly by choice. The one other person she might have cared about she doesn’t 100% trust and she is about to make a deal with a Devil. 
The Prince of Pride, Li’el is the devil that Gem doesn’t know whether to trust or not. 
“If the Academy Awards handed out Oscars to demons, Pride would win them all”
denotes that Pride is a bit of a schmoozer…

The Bride Who Got Lucky (The Cavansham Heiresses Book 2) by Janna McGregor

Hi ForeverBookers, 
I've just finished The Bride Who Got Lucky by Janna MacGregor. It's the second book in the Cavansham Heiresses series. Each book in this series tells the story of a different relationship but they all link, so Claire and Alex, the couple from book 1 are featured in this book. Just as the main characters for the next novel are also introduced, here.   
I requested The Bride Who Got Lucky on NetGalley and I was lucky enough to get it so thank you to NetGalley for giving me a chance to read it. 
The Bride Who Got Lucky is a novel set around the regency era that tells the story of at first Nick who hasn't had a great childhood. His mother died in childbirth and his father disowns him in front of his peers at the beginning of the book. Nick doesn't know how to feel love because of this. The real story starts when Nick meets Lady Emma Cavansham and they share a kiss. 
Lady Emma blames herself for the loss of her dear friend, Lena. She wants to open a women…

The Inn At Blue Hollow Falls (Blue Hollow Falls Book 1.5) by Donna Kaufman Review

Hi ForeverBookers, 

I've just finished my first Christmas themed book of 2017, and it was good. The Inn At Blue Hollow Falls is a contemporary novella. It's supposed to be read after the first novel in the Blue Hollow Falls series. I didn't read the first book, because The Inn At Blue Hollow Falls was a NetGalley e-arc and I didn't want to run out of time before I read it. It worked fine though, as we focus on a different couple. I believe the main character, Stevie is bought up in the first book as a side character. 

The book is basically a romance surrounding Stevie and the inn keeper, Noah. It was a pleasant read. The story is pretty simple as it just follows those two characters getting to know each other. Do they fall in love though? You'll have to read to find out. I would say this is an ADULT read, due to some more erotic scenes. 

What did I like about The Inn At Blue Hollow Falls? 

I liked the banter that Stevie and Noah had. They easily got to know one another…

This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada Review

Hi ForeverBookers, 

I've just finished an awesome book! I got This Mortal Coil from NetGalley so thanks to them for letting me read it. It was soooo good!! 
5 Stars!!!
This Mortal Coil is a dystopian story that tells the story of Catarina who, along with friends has to find out who she is among the strife of a deadly plague that's killing off the worlds population through hydra clouds. 
The story is told from first person POV, which I loved! I thought the author did a great job at tackling different emotions that our main character, Catarina went through. 
There are too many good parts to quote. I'm not going to do that as this review would be so long if I did but I've summarised what happens below...SPOILERS!!!  
We see Catarina start as a shy girl with not much experience of the outside world become a warrior. Some may class this as a "special snowflake story", whereby Cat is the special one that everyone has been waiting for. She doesn't know this, tho…

Never Apart by Romily Bernard Review...

Hi ForeverBookers,  

Last night I finished Never Apart and I ending up enjoying it. When I started reading it, I found it quite boring. It was at about 60% that I started thinking it was good. I was quite lost at the beginning but Grace, our lead protagonist is lost so I think we're meant to feel as she does. 
I'm not going to quote any of the story because this review would go on for too long, if I did, I feel. 
Spoilers below...
We meet Grace when she's on the run from someone. Although, the person is revealed in the book I don't want to as it's a pretty major spoiler, I think. Grace is special. She can hop into different timelines. She doesn't like being able to do this, though. I don't want to reveal anything about the time hopping as that is again a pretty big spoiler. 
Grace has a boyfriend, Ander and there's another boy, Finn in the story. This sort of plays out as a love triangle but it wasn't annoying. Grace has clear boundaries throughout.…

Heavenly Desire (Elemental Sisters #3) by J. L. Sheppard Review

Heavenly Desire (Elemental Sisters #3) by J. L. Sheppard Review...13th October 2017.
Hi ForeverBookers, 
I've just finished Heavenly Desire by J. L. Sheppard, a great book about love and sacrifice, among other things. Thank you to NetGalley for granting me access to read it!
4 Stars!
NOTE: Heavenly Desire is a new adult/adult novel with a few sex scenes towards the end. I'd say 17+ year olds could read it but everyone is different and can handle different things. Also there's an abusive thread running through part of this novel. Although, it never happens in real time in the book, there are flashbacks and recounts of it.  
Heavenly Desire is the third book in the Elemental Sisters series. I'd say you should read books 1 and 2 first, though. I didn't because I didn't have time to (NetGalley arcs are only available for a little while). It was fine to read on its own but you'll get more of the story if you read all three, I think. 
I read this book for the &qu…

This Side Of Murder (Verity Kent #1) by Anna Lee Huber Review...

Hi ForeverBookers, 

I've just finished This Side Of Murder by Anna Lee Hubert and it was great! This isn't my normal type of read but I still enjoyed it. 

NetGalley allowed me access to This Side Of Murder so thanks to them for letting me read and review it.

This Side Of Murder tells the story of widower, Verity. She's going to a house party on an island near England. This story is really about Verity trying to figure out a code as she was a secret code breaker in the war. Verity lost her husband in the War, or so she thinks...
4 Stars
The book is set just after World War 1 so there are some customs that are different to now, smoking being seen as a good or relaxing thing, for example. 
Verity meets another attendee of the party, Max on the way there. They strike up a friendship. The other attendees are rather hostile to Verity. The other women treat her terribly and the other men just seem to ignore her. 
This is a mystery novel where we're trying to work out lots of things.…

Chasing Red (#Red 1) by Isabelle Ronin Review...

Hi ForeverBookers, 

I've just finished Chasing Red by Isabelle Ronin and it was great! 
NetGalley granted me Chasing Red, so thanks to them for allowing me to read it!
Chasing Red is a New Adult novel. Although, no sex takes place, it's mentioned a lot and the main characters come close to being in that situation once, or twice. I'd therefore put an age rating of 17+ on Chasing Red. 
I read Chasing Red for the black/orange cover of the Boo!kish Bingo, Life And Lit event on Facebook. It's not Halloweeny at all though. Just a contemporary with a black and orange cover, along with other colours too! 
3.5 Stars! 
What I really enjoyed about Chasing Red was the relationship between the two main characters didn't feel forced or instalovey at all. Both Veronica and Caleb had their issues but they stayed strong together, until the very end, where some bitter rivalries came into the story...
The story is told from both Veronica's and Caleb's perspectives, throughout. We ge…

Dirty Little Secret (Forbidden Desires #1) by Kendall Ryan Review

I finished Dirty Little Secret by Kendall Ryan this morning. It was really good! 
4 Stars! 
Thanks to NetGalley for this arc. Dirty Little Secret is a contemporary and the first of an ADULT duology! 
I was reading this for the blue cover challenge of the Mermaid VS Dragons competition, which the mermaids are currently winning (YAAAAY)!!! 
Dirty Little Secret has a pretty basic plot where a girl, Emma, meets a guy, Gavin, and she falls for him. How does he feel for her, though? Does he think she's just a fling or something more?
There are a few speed bumps along the way for both Emma and Gavin, like Emma's ex boyfriend and Gavin's past coming into the story. Also Gavin's brother, Cooper fancies Emma too. Do Emma and Gavin end up together or does one of the speed bumps corrupt their romance. You'll have to read to find out...
I don't want to put any quotes because the plot is really simple and it would spoil the story if I did, I think. 
What did I like about Dirty Litt…

Leave The Night On (CottonBloom #4) by Laura Trentham Review

Hi ForeverBookers, 
How are you all today? 
I've just finished "Leave The Night On", another great contemporary book! It's still summer, right? ☀️. 
4.5 Stars! I think people would like this if they like ADULT small town romances, fun/caring characters with substance, and a decent plot.
NOTE: Leave The Night On is an adult read due to sexual content and lying/scheming.
Leave The Night On is book 4 in the Cottonbloom series. I didn't know this before I looked on Goodreads, after I had requested it on NetGalley. It luckily works as a stand alone, though. Netgalley should really tell those requesting books where the book comes in the series, though, I think, or if the book is a standalone. That might be something that NetGalley can improve on in the future? Thanks to Netgalley for this e-arc.   
Leave The Night On starts with Wyatt, our lead male character who works in a garage with his brothers. Wyatt is a twin. Jackson is his twin brother, and Ford is his other bro…

Then Came You (Compass Cove #1) by Jeannie Moon Review

Hi ForeverBookers! How are you all doing today?
I've just finished Then Came You by Jeannie Moon, which is a really heartwarming contemporary story. It's told in 3rd person, which I'm not normally a big fan of, but I thought it worked well here. The story was so compelling to read that I didn't really care what perspective it was told in. 
Then Came You will only be in ebook form. It releases on 26th September 2017 though, so you don't have long to wait. I requested it through NetGalley so thank you to them for giving me the chance to read and review it. 
Then Came You does have sex scenes as well as a bullying parental figure so I'd say it was 17/18+ readers. 
5 Stars...

Then Came You tells the story of Mia, a woman in her late 20's who has an unstable life at the beginning of the novel. She's been looking after her nephew, Ben for years after her sister, his mother committed suicide. She doesn't get along with her own mother and she lost her father too…