Review: Fleeting moments by/por Bella Jewel



Author: Bella Jewel
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: July 19, 2016
My Rate:  4 ★


One single moment changes everything
In one breath, you can have it all
A split-second later, it can all disappear
Vanished forever
That was me
I had it all
Then in a cruel twist of fate, it was taken from me
A beautiful life gone in a flash

But he was there
He was there to pick me up when I fell
To protect me
My savior. My rock.

He was just a stranger
Just a selfless stranger with a face I'll never forget
Can't forget
Won't forget
And like everything else, he just disappeared
As if he never existed
I have to find him
I need to find him
He has to know that he saved me
He has to know that in that one fleeting moment, he was all I could see.




Life is a collection of moments. Moments that we like, moments that we don't, moments that pass by and moments that change our lives.

Lucy's life is filled with fleeting, changing moments. She used to have the perfect life, a perfect husband, a good job, a baby on the way, but non of that was solid and everything can change in a minute.

A hostage taking at a sport event will change everything that Lucy knows. Alone there, she hangs on to the help of a kind stranger, who introduces himself as Hunter. He calms her, comforts her and then saves her life by taking her out of the stadium. But the day after, when she wakes up in the hospital and she asks for Hunter, to know if he's alive, nobody seems to know him and the doctors tell her she's suffering of PTSD's delusions.

Her husband doesn't believe her, neither does her mother, they believe she's going crazy, only her father doesn't, but she knows better. She knows Hunter exists, she knows he is out there and she won't stop until she finds him.
Something very deep inside her changed that day. Everything she witnessed, everything she had to endure broke something in her. Hunter is the only one who got her,  so what will happen? Will she be able to find him? Does he want to be found?

Danger and secrets surround Hunter and by chasing him, Lucy is getting in trouble, risking her life without even knowing.

This is a story of survival, of self rediscovery, along with suspense and a secret plot. The development of it is something that you will enjoy. You will not be able to put it down. Well written, it has a good flow and captives the reader.

Lucy is a taught woman, brave and loving. Hunter is a mysterious yet courageous and loving man. You don't want to miss them!

*WARNING ⚠: There are violent situations that could trigger emotions

Till next time... Mischief managed! /*

Review: Him or Me by Veronica Larsen

Him or Me Him or Me by Veronica Larsen
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

3.5 stars, sweet friends to lovers read

I'm so glad I read this second installment of this duet of bite sized romances. I love this. I totally did.

The story is sweet, funny and adorable. I read it in one sitting. It makes a perfect summer, fast and light, read.

Grace and Heath are very funny people, they're outgoing and work together perfectly. I could totally feel their chemistry.

I also liked the details about the characters that were previously presented in this series. It was very warming to see their friendship develop.

If you're looking for a short, fun and sweet read this book is for you!

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Blog Tour + Review: No Pants Required by Kim Karr (en Español | in English)

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No Pants Required by Kim Karr

Release Date (Fecha de lanzamiento): July 11th (11 de Julio)
Genre (Género): Contemporary romance (Romance contemporáneo)
Cover Design (Diseño de portada): Hang Le
My rate (Mi puntuación): 4  

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I, Makayla Alexander, am on a mission to reinvent myself. So when a super hot guy boards the plane and flashes his rock hard abs, I pay attention. When he sits next to me and offers me his nuts, I can’t resist. But when I choke on them and he tells me I need to work on my gag reflex, I realize I might be in over my head. Before I know it we’re in the lavatory and attempting to join the Mile High Club. Let me just say this... anyone who tells you it’s easy to get it on at 37,000 feet isn’t telling you the truth. After the flight attendant busts us for getting frisky in the air, the only thing that can ease my total and complete mortification is the simple fact that I am never going to see him again. Hours later, I can’t help but wonder if fate will ever allow me to become a new version of myself. Because Fate, she’s a fickle bitch. Case in point... my seatmate is my new next-door neighbor. Even with the whole fate thing we have going on, we are so not meant to be together. He’s all cool and sexy in that make love not war kind of way. Guys like him are dangerous. With that bring-you-to-your-knees body, that handsome-as-hell face, and that dirty, dirty mouth, I guarantee one glance from him wets every girl's bikini bottoms. And then there’s me… the quirky girl looking to find herself in California. All I want to do is learn to let loose. Say words like peace and groovy. Bury my toes in the sand. Who knows, maybe even have sex on the beach. Unable to get him out of my head, I entertain the thought of being more than just friends. I know the idea is absurd. And yet, I go with it. You see Camden Waters gets me. Really gets me. Like no other guy has before. On this 7-mile stretch of paradise, I decide to keep things simple and just have fun... that is until fate decides to screw with me, again.
Can two people hell-bent on finding themselves realize the search should have ended the day they met? Find out in No Pants Required —a sexy, funny, romantic stand-alone, that will have you hurrying to grab your bathing suit and rushing to the beach to check out every lifeguard on duty.


Yo, Makayla Alexander, estoy en una misión de reinventarme a mí misma. Entonces cuando un chico muy sexy aborda el avión con sus duros abdominales de piedra, presto atención. Cuando se sienta al lado mío y me ofrece sus nueces, no puedo resistirme. Pero cuando me ahogo en ellas y me dice que tengo que trabajar en mi reflejo de las náuseas, estoy por las nubes. Antes de que me de cuenta ambos estamos en el baño y estoy tratando de unirme al Club de las Millas en Vuelo. Déjenme decirles esto... cualquiera que piense que es fácil encenderse a 37.000 pies del suelo no les está diciendo la verdad. Después de que la asistente de vuelo nos rete por ponernos juguetones en el aire lo único que puede disminuir mi total y completa mortificación es que nunca voy a volver a verlo. Horas después no puedo evitar preguntarme si el destino me permitirá convertirme en una nueva versión de mí misma. Porque el destino es una perra. Para marcar mi punto... mi compañero de asiento es mi nuevo vecino. Incluso con toda la cosa del destino que tenemos dando vuelta, definitivamente no estamos hechos para estar juntos. Él es todo cool y sexy en el sentido de hacer el amor y no la guerra. Los hombres como él son peligrosos. Con ese cuerpo de te-pondré-de-rodillas, ese hermoso-como-el-infierno rostro, y esa sucia, sucia, boca, puedo garantizar que echarle un vistazo mojaría el bikini de cualquier chica... Y después estoy yo, la chica peculiar buscando encontrarse a sí misma en California. Todo lo que quiero es aprender a soltarme, decir palabras como paz y groovy, enterrar mis pies en la arena. Quién sabe, tal vez incluso tener sexo en la playa. Incapaz de sacármelo de la cabeza, me entretengo con el pensamiento de ser más que amigos. Sé que la idea es absurda. Y sin embargo, sigo con ella. Verán, Camden Waters me entiende. De verdad me entiende, como ningún otro chico lo hizo anteriormente. En estas 7 millas de paraíso, decido mantener las cosas simples y sólo divertirme... eso es hasta que el destino decide joder conmigo, de nuevo. 
¿Pueden dos personas dedicadas a encontrarse a sí mismas darse cuenta que la búsqueda debería haber terminado el día que se conocieron? Enterate en No Pants Required —una sexy, divertida comedia romántica autoconclusiva, que te mantendrá queriendo agarrar tu traje de baño y correr a la playa para encontrar al guardavidas de turno.


*ARC provided in exchange for an honest review*

When your whole established life goes to h*ll you need to do something, to change. Makayla takes the biggest risk of her life when she quits her job in NY and flies the country to LA, where a friend of hers is more than happy to receive her. Said friend made a list for her, a list to help her loose herself a bit. Plenty of sex related stuff are included, joining de Mile High Club is one of those 😉 So when your sit partner is a gorgeous man who looks at you as if wanting to eat you and reads your erotica novel out loud you just take the chance and go for it! But having sex on a plane isn't always easy and less more when you realize you actually know this person from before... Well, it doesn't matter because you're now off the plane and starting a new life. You won't be seeing him again, won't you?

"Moving forward the only way I know how... without regret"

This is the story of one lost girl and one lost boy, with broken hearths from their pasts, a hot summer and loads of expectations. Will they find each other? And most importantly, will they find their selves? Can fun and real life go together?

'"Go to hell"
Baby, I'm already there'

I enjoyed reading NPR very much! The author mixes fun with self discovering in a way that makes you want to keep reading until you finish it! You won't be able to stop!

Totally recommend it! Can't wait for her next release!


*ARC provista en en cambio de una reseña honesta*

Cuando toda tu vida establecida se va al infierno necesitás hacer algo, para cambiar. Makayla asume el riesgo más grande de su vida cuando abandona su trabajo en Nueva York y vuela por todo el país hasta llegar a Los Ángeles, donde una amiga suya la espera más que feliz para recibirla. Esa amiga hace una lista para ella, una lista para ayudarla a soltarse un poco. Muchas cosas sexuales están incluidas, ayudarla a unirse al Club de Millas de Vuelo está entre ellas 😉 Entonces cuando tu compañero de asiento es un hombre hermoso que te mira como si quisiera comerte y te lee en voz alta tu novela erótica ¡simplemente tomás la oportunidad y vas por ello! Pero tener sexo en un avión no es fácil y menos cuando te das cuenta que conocés a esta persona de antes... Pero ya no importa porque te bajaste del avión y estás empezando una nueva vida. Y no lo vas a volver a ver, ¿no es cierto?

"Debo seguir adelante de la única forma que conozco... sin arrepentimientos"

Esta es la historia de una chica perdida y un chico perdido, con corazones rotos del pasado, un verano caliente y muchas expectativas. ¿Podrán encontrarse el uno al otro? Y más importante, ¿podrán encontrarse a sí mismos? ¿Pueden la diversión y la vida real ir de la mano?

"'Andate al infierno'
Ya estoy ahí, amor"

¡Disfruté mucho leer NPR! La autora mezcla diversión y autodescubrimiento de una forma que te hace querer seguir leyendo, no poder parar hasta terminar.

Lo recomiendo totalmente. ¡No puedo esperar a su próximo lanzamiento!





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kim karr bio

Reader * Writer * Coffeelover * Romantic Kim is a daydreamer. So much so that if daydreaming could be a hobby it would be her favorite. It's how her stories are born and how they take root. An imagination that runs wild is something to be thankful for, and she is very thankful. :) She grew up in New York and now lives in Florida with her husband and four kids. She's always had a love for reading books and writing. Being an English major in college, she wanted to teach at the college level but that was not to be. She went on to receive an MBA and became a project manager until quitting to raise her family. Kim currently works part-time with her husband and with the rest of her time embraces one of her biggest passions--writing. Kim wears a lot of hats! Writer, book-lover, wife, soccer-mom, taxi driver, and the all around go-to person of her family. However, she always finds time to read. She likes to believe in soul mates, kindred spirits, true friends, and Happily-Ever-Afters. She loves to drink champagne, listen to music, and hopes to always stay young at heart.

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Kim Karr is giving away a $10 Amazon Gift Card in celebration of No Pants Required’s release!

¡Kim Karr está regalando una Gift Card por $10 dólares en Amazon para celebrar el lanzamiento de No Pants Required!

Till next time... ¡Mischief managed! /* | Hasta la próxima... ¡Travesura realizada! /*

Review: Fractured Lies by Abigail Davies (en español | in English)


Hola, Lectores Colectivos, ¿cómo están? Espero que bien. Hoy vengo a traerles la reseña de una de mis mejores lecturas del mes de Junio. / Hi, bookworms, how are you? I hope great! Today I'm bringing you one of my best June's readings.

Title: Fractured Lies
Título traducido: Mentiras quebrantadas
Series (Saga): Mac Security #1
Author (Autora): Abigail Davies
Release Date (Fecha de lanzamiento en inglés): June 20th, 2016 (20 de Junio de 2016)
My rate (Mi puntuación):


*Recibí una copia avanzada para lectores (ARC por su sigla en inglés) a cambio de una opinión honesta*

¡Kay y Ty son personajes que se van a quedar con vos!

"Esta era mi vida y tenía que lidiar con lo que me había sido dado, a mi forma"

• Este libro contiene situaciones de violencia de género y doméstica que podrían desencadenar emociones.
• Este libro termina con un cliffhanger (aunque uno bueno en mi opinión).

La historia es contada desde la perspectiva de Kay, una mujer joven, madre de un nene chiquito, que está casada con un hombre muy, muy violento. Esta es la historia, por un lado, de su relación abusiva, cómo lentamente se va dando cuenta lo que le está sucediendo y trata de escapar. Por otro lado, tenemos un equipo que está compuesto por los compañeros de trabajo de Kay, liderado por Ty, y son miembros de seguridad privada, peleando para atrapar a los responsables de la desaparición de unas jóvenes.
Kay lleva mucho tiempo sola. No tiene más familia a quien recurrir más que a su hermano, quien es amigo de Ty y todavía un miembro de las fuerzas secretas y, valga la redundancia, parte de misiones secretas y peligrosas. Hace años que no lo ve y su única compañía aparte de su pequeño hijo es su anciana vecina, que también se lleva bien con el nene. Entonces, cuando Kay conoce a Ty se siente sobrepasada por el hecho de que se gane su confianza y la haga sentir segura. Pero la vida infernal de Kay permanece en secreto y Ty sigue siendo el amigo de su hermano. Definitivamente no es una buena combinación y sin embargo no pueden negar el vínculo creciendo entre ellos.

¿Será Ty lo suficientemente valiente para darse cuenta lo que está pasando? ¿Será ella capaz de abrirse a él?

Esta es una gran novela debut de Abigail Davies y estoy sin dudas esperando la continuación. ¡Me quedé despierta toda la noche leyéndola porque no podía parar! Es un sube y baja emocional y, aunque es difícil de leer dados los temas fuertes que trata, también una lectura muy adictiva.

¡Lo recomiendo totalmente!


*ARC provided in exchange for an honest review*

Kay and Ty are characters that will stick with you!

"This was my life and I had to deal with what had been handed to me, my way", Kay.

• This book contains situations of gender and domestic violence that could trigger emotions.

• It does end on a cliffhanger (though I think it's a good one).

The story is told from the perspective of Kay, a young woman, mother of a little boy, who is married to a very very violent man. It's the story of their abusive relationship in a side and how she slowly realizes what's happening to her and tries to scape. In another side we have a team which is compounded by Kay's coworkers, lead by Ty, and they are private security members who are fighting to catch the responsible for young ladies' disappearance.

Kay has been on her own for too long. No family to go to more than her brother, who is Ty's friend, and still a member of the secret forces with, of course, secret and dangerous missions. She hasn't seen him in years and her only company besides her child is her old neighbour, who also happens to get on well with the little kid. So, when Kay meets Ty she is overwhelming by the fact that he gains her trust and makes her feel safe. But Kay's infernal life remains a secret and Ty is still a friend of his brother. It is definitely not a good match, yet they can't deny the bond growing between them.

Will be Ty brave enough to realize what's going on and will she be able to open herself to him? Will they catch the bad guys?

This is a great debut novel from Abigail Davies and I'm certainly looking forward for the continuation. I stayed up all night finishing this book because I just couldn't put it down! It's an emotional rollercoaster and, though it is tough to read given the subjects that are developed, it is also a very addictive reading.

I totally recommend it!



¿Qué les pareció? Espero que le den una oportunidad ;) / What did you think of it? I hope you'll give it a chance ;)

Hasta la próxima... ¡Travesura realizada! / Till' next time... Mischief managed!

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