Contemporary Romance Fiction · YA NA

Title: Broken Trust (Dark Legacy #2) by Jaymin Eve and Tate James 

Title: Broken Trust (Dark Legacy #2) Author: Jaymin Eve and Tate James  My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟3/4 Type: Series –book 2 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Romance, YA, Thriller, High School Bully Romance Primary Characters: Sebastian Beck, Riley, Dylan, Jasper, Evan Narration: Dual POV (Occasional chapters from Beck’s POV) This is the second book in Dark legacy series and can’t be read as standalone.… Continue reading Title: Broken Trust (Dark Legacy #2) by Jaymin Eve and Tate James 

Contemporary Romance Fiction · YA NA

Broken Wings (Dark Legacy #1) by Jaymin Eve and Tate James 

Title: Broken Wings (Dark Legacy #1) Author: Jaymin Eve and Tate James  My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟 Type: Series –book 1 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Romance, YA, Bully Romances Primary Characters: Sebastian Beck, Riley, Dylan, Jasper, Evan Narration: Single POV  This book was suggested to me by several other fellow book bloggers in several reading groups. I was skeptical as I had… Continue reading Broken Wings (Dark Legacy #1) by Jaymin Eve and Tate James 

Contemporary Romance Fiction

Brooklynaire by Sarina Bowen

Title: Brooklynaire (Brooklyn #1) Author: Sarina Bowen My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟 Type: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Fiction Romance, Office Romance  Primary Characters: Rebecca & Nate    Narration: Dual POV  I didn’t realize it was part of Brooklyn bruiser’s series until I finished reading this.  You don’t have to read other books in series as it’s a standalone. I picked this up… Continue reading Brooklynaire by Sarina Bowen

YA NA

Cruel Prince (Royal Hearts Academy #1) by Ashley Jade

Title: Cruel Prince (Royal Hearts Academy #1) Author: Ashley Jade My Rating:  🌟🌟3/4 Type: Can be read as Standalone Genre: Contemporary Fiction Romance, YA, High school Bully Primary Characters: Dylan and Jace Narration: Dual POV  I read reviews on this book from several fellow bookstagrames . I was intrigued after that. Somehow it didn’t leave up to my expectation.… Continue reading Cruel Prince (Royal Hearts Academy #1) by Ashley Jade

Fantasy

The Shadows Between Us by Tricia Levenseller

Title: The Shadows Between Us Author:  Tricia Levenseller  My Rating:  🌟🌟1/2 Type: Standalone Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Primary Characters: Shadow king & Alessandra Stathos Narration: Limited third party   I am an amateur in this genre and still trying to explore and understand this big fantasy world. I picked this book for 2 reasons. One because of reviews/ popularity… Continue reading The Shadows Between Us by Tricia Levenseller

Contemporary Romance Fiction

The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

Title: The Bride Test Author:  Helen Hoang My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟 Type: Standalone Genre: Contemporary Fiction Romance Primary Characters: Khai Diep & Esme Tran  Narration: Limited third party   I had heard of this novel from several fellow bookstagramer’s. I wasn’t sure which one I wanted to pick first - “The Kiss Quotient” or “The bride Test”. Finally, I picked this… Continue reading The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

Contemporary Romance Fiction

 Devil’s Deal by Aleatha Romig

Title: Devil's Deal (Devil's Duet #1) Author:  Aleatha Romig  My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟 Type: Contemporary Romance Fiction Primary Characters: Rett & Emma Narration: Dual POV I am a fan of this author’s work so I was super excited to jump into this new book. By default, I have slightly high expectation from this author. May be I felt disappointed because… Continue reading  Devil’s Deal by Aleatha Romig

Contemporary Romance Fiction

Wicked Deception by M.V Kasi

Title: Wicked Deception Author:  M.V. Kasi  My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟1/2 Type: Contemporary Romance Fiction Primary Characters: Narmada & Yash Narration: Limited third party   Kasi’s books have always been a wonderful entertainer. When I saw the early release alert and read the blurb, I was ready to unearth this box and see what’s in store. This book exceeded my… Continue reading Wicked Deception by M.V Kasi

YA NA

Ruthless Empire (Royal Elite #6) by Rina kent

Title: Ruthless Empire (Royal Elite #6)Author:  Rina Kent My Rating:  🌟🌟1/4Type: StandaloneGenre: Contemporary Fiction RomancePrimary Characters: Cole and SilverNarration: Dual POV  I jumped directly to this book as soon as I finished Twisted kingdom. I was hoping I will like Cole more than Aiden. Cole was super disappointing. To me, Aiden still rocks in RES World. Even though author mentioned… Continue reading Ruthless Empire (Royal Elite #6) by Rina kent

YA NA

Twisted kingdom( Royal Elite #3) by Rina Kent

Title: Twisted kingdom( Royal Elite #3)Author:  Rina Kent My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟1/4Type: Series. Trilogy- Book 3Genre: Contemporary Fiction Romance, Bully Romances, YAPrimary Characters: Aiden & ElsaNarration: Dual POVThis is the final book in Aiden and Elsa's roller coaster ride. This series has it all- darkness, intrigue, secrets, twists, turns, scorching chemistry, love-hate tension and angst galore. I liked the… Continue reading Twisted kingdom( Royal Elite #3) by Rina Kent

YA NA

Steel Princess(Royal Elite #2) by Rina Kent

Title: Steel Princess(Royal Elite #2) Author:  Rina Kent  My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟1/4 Type: Series. Trilogy- Book 2 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Romance, Bully Romances, YA Primary Characters: Aiden & Elsa Narration: Dual POV  Steel Princess is the second book in the series and can’t be read as a standalone. I was intrigued on how the characters and story would turn out.… Continue reading Steel Princess(Royal Elite #2) by Rina Kent

YA NA

Deviant King (Royal Elite #1) by Rina Kent

Title: Deviant King (Royal Elite #1) Author:  Rina Kent  My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟1/4 Type: Series. Trilogy- Book1 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Romance, Bully Romances, YA Primary Characters: Aiden & Elsa Narration: Dual POV  This is my first Rina Kent’s book. I picked this up after several suggestions from fellow readers in several reading group. This book definitely exceeded my expectations and… Continue reading Deviant King (Royal Elite #1) by Rina Kent

YA NA

Truly by Carmel Rhodes

Title: Truly Author:  Carmel Rhodes  My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟 1/4 Type: Standalone. Genre: Contemporary Fiction Romance, Bully Romance Primary Characters: Noah & Truly Narration: Dual POV  This book was suggested to me by several people in several reading groups. Even though this book was in my reading queue for a long time, I somehow hadn’t picked it up as this was by… Continue reading Truly by Carmel Rhodes

Contemporary Romance Fiction

The Rivals by Vi Keelan

Title: The Rivals Author:  Vi Keeland My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟 Type: Standalone. Genre: Contemporary Fiction Romance, Enemies-to-lovers Primary Characters: Weston & Sophie Narration: Dual POV  I have read few Vi keeland’s books earlier. I was hoping this would be similar to that. Somehow, this was disappointing to me. I didn’t like the banter and I didn’t like the main characters… Continue reading The Rivals by Vi Keelan

Contemporary Romance Fiction

Legal Affairs by Sawyer Bennett

Title: Legal Affairs Author: Sawyer Bennett My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟  Type: Standalone. Originally released in 6- parts Novella Genre: Contemporary Fiction Romance, Office Romance Primary Characters: Matt Connover & McKayla Dawson, Narration: Single POV  I have read few Sawyer Bennett’s novel long ago. I picked this up on random, based on the blurb. All 6 parts are way shorter than… Continue reading Legal Affairs by Sawyer Bennett

Mysteries/Thrillers/Suspense

Final Girls by Riley Sager

Title: Final Girls Author:  Riley Sager My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟  Type: Standalone Genre: Thriller, Horror Thriller  Narration: Limited third party  Primary Characters: Quincy Carpenter I had slightly high expectation from this book. if you are a regular reader of thrillers and mysteries you have a good chance of having it figured out early. Some twists were expected, yet is a compulsive… Continue reading Final Girls by Riley Sager

Mysteries/Thrillers/Suspense

Twisted Circles by Claire Contreras

Title: Twisted Circles (Secret Society #2) Author:  Claire Contreras  My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟 Type: Standalone Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Contemporary Romantic Suspense  Narration: Dual POV  Primary Characters: Adam & Eva I was eager to know more about “The Swords” from the time I read about them in Half Truth.  I picked this book soon after that. I liked it slightly better than… Continue reading Twisted Circles by Claire Contreras

Mysteries/Thrillers/Suspense

Half Truths by Claire Contreras

Title: Half Truths (Secret Society #1) Author:  Claire Contreras  My Rating:  🌟🌟🌟🌟  Type: Standalone Genre: Thrillers, Mystery, Contemporary Romantic suspense  Narration: Dual POV  Primary Characters: Logan Fitz, Amelia I picked this book on a random choice based on my recommendation from Kindle. I liked the blurb and was hoping this would be fast paced and mysterious. This book had a… Continue reading Half Truths by Claire Contreras

India

Hike to Devi temple in the midst of pine forest

From the time we reached IIT Mandi campus, I was eager to explore these surrounding mountains. We decided to explore the surrounding area around this Devi temple which is located in the midst of Pine forest. View from local bridge My kiddo hiking up This temple is located bit away from village and is only… Continue reading Hike to Devi temple in the midst of pine forest

Contemporary Romance Fiction

 A Vow of Hate by Lylah James

Title: A Vow of Hate Author:  Lylah James  My Rating:   🌟🌟1/2 Type: Standalone Genre: contemporary Romance fiction  Narration: Dual POV  Primary Characters: Killian, Julianna I was intrigued by reading blurb, when I saw this book under kindle recommendation. It’s an ok book. It wasn’t nail baiting, just had enough intrigue to turn pages. Killian Spencer was supposed to marry… Continue reading  A Vow of Hate by Lylah James