Possession by M. Verano

Happy Book Release Day to M. Verano’s “Possession” (Diary of a Haunting)!!!!

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After reading “Diary of a Haunting” last year, I as very excited to learn about this second book in the series. I very much enjoyed the style of the book as it isn’t in typical novel form (written as diary entries).

The blurb:

In the tradition of Paranormal Activity and The Exorcist, an ordinary girl with a strange illness that doctors can’t seem to diagnose recounts her experience with the dark and ancient entity that’s making her sick in this chilling diary that features photos and images of what she experienced.

All her life, Laetitia Jones has only wanted to be a star. It’s more than an ambition—somewhere deep inside, she knows that she was born for greatness.

But her path to stardom now seems to be halted by a mysterious, undiagnosed illness that’s taken over her body. Doctors don’t have a clue and most days, she’s stuck at home documenting her strange symptoms—symptoms that start with fevers and chills, but soon escalate to bizarre bodily reactions.

Laetitia’s only escape from her illness is following the news—and the race riots that are moving closer and closer to her neighborhood. But when horrific visions begin to invade her mind, even the media can’t distract her and she begins to wonder—is her illness something biological…or is it something more? Are the voices she hears and the notes she finds in her own handwriting signs of insanity…or signs of something much more sinister and demonic? Or, perhaps, signs of something benevolent…something holy even.

Laetitia has always known she’d be famous…she just didn’t know it would happen this way.

Check out my Thursday Reads for “Diary of a Haunting” here

Purchase “Possession” on Amazon here

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A Beautiful Funeral by Jamie McGuire

Happy Book Release Day to Jamie McGuire’s “A Beautiful Funeral”!!!

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I absolutely love the “Beautiful Disaster/Maddox Brothers” series by Jamie McGuire. And I love those Maddoxes! But, I must admit, the title of this book scares the crap out of me. Not enough to keep me from reading it though. I have purposely not read any of the reviews, so I am not entirely sure on what to expect, except that it will be a good read.

The blurb:

Eleven years to the day after eloping in Vegas with Abby, Special Agent Travis Maddox delivers his own brand of vigilante justice to mob boss Benny Carlisi. Vegas’s oldest and most violent crime family is now preparing for vengeance, and the entire Maddox family is a target.

The secret Thomas and Travis have kept for a decade will be revealed to the rest of the family, and for the first time the Maddoxes will be at odds. While none of them are strangers to loss, the family has grown, and the risk is higher than ever. With brothers against brothers and wives taking sides, each member will make a choice—let the fear tear them apart, or make them stronger.

Order “A Beautiful Funeral” on Amazon here

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It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

Happy Book Pub Day to Colleen Hoover’s “It Ends With Us”!!!!!!!

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I’ve haven’t read many of Colleen’s books (I have them, just haven’t worked my way through my huge and ever growing to be read pile) but the 2 that I’ve read (“Ugly Love” and “November 9”) I have absolutely adored! And I am very excited to read this one, especially since reading many reviews saying this is her best book yet.

The blurb:

Sometimes it is the one who loves you who hurts you the most.

Lily hasn’t always had it easy, but that’s never stopped her from working hard for the life she wants. She’s come a long way from the small town in Maine where she grew up—she graduated from college, moved to Boston, and started her own business. So when she feels a spark with a gorgeous neurosurgeon named Ryle Kincaid, everything in Lily’s life suddenly seems almost too good to be true.

Ryle is assertive, stubborn, maybe even a little arrogant. He’s also sensitive, brilliant, and has a total soft spot for Lily. And the way he looks in scrubs certainly doesn’t hurt. Lily can’t get him out of her head. But Ryle’s complete aversion to relationships is disturbing. Even as Lily finds herself becoming the exception to his “no dating” rule, she can’t help but wonder what made him that way in the first place.

As questions about her new relationship overwhelm her, so do thoughts of Atlas Corrigan—her first love and a link to the past she left behind. He was her kindred spirit, her protector. When Atlas suddenly reappears, everything Lily has built with Ryle is threatened. 

Purchase “It Ends With Us” on Amazon here

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