Knockout Queen (The Heights Crew Book 4) by E. M Moore

This is the fourth and final book in The Heights Crew series.

I came to the Heights with a purpose.

Join the Heights Crew. Move up the ranks. Make it implode from the inside out.

But more than anything, make them suffer as much as I’ve suffered over the years because of them.

I planned everything…or so I’d thought. I had a contingency plan for my contingency plan, but that was before I met them. The few members of the crew who’ve already irrevocably changed my life.

I thought I knew what I wanted, and I still do want that, but if getting my vengeance means ruining my future—our future—how can I live with that?

Oh, hell, what a book this was. I absolutely love it, and I can honestly say that I hardly ever read a book this quick.

Kyla has been absolutely brilliant. She’s had chance after chance to get out of the Crew, but she hasn’t. She doesn’t want to let her plan go, and she doesn’t want to leave her boys behind. She’s such a strong character, and some of the stuff she goes through in this book, and yet comes out the over side just proves it.

Johnny is everything. He’s my new book boyfriend. He’s been an absolutely fantastic character and his character development has been brilliant. I absolutely love his relationship with Kyla, and I love the development he has over her relationship with the other three. Those moments between them all were hot. I loved seeing him finally stand up to his dad. Kyla brought the best of him out.

Magnum has been a brilliant character too. I’ve loved seeing his relationship with Kyla grow. His loyalty and friendship with Johnny has also been brilliant, and he really helped with making Johnny understand Kyla’s choice to want all four of them. His big secret at the end. Holy shit, I did not see that coming. Sly, Mag, sly. He definitely saved the day at the end.

Oscar and Brawler have both been brilliant characters too. They’re relationship with Kyla has been brilliant. I also love how they’ve gradually gotten closer to Johnny, and accepted him, and in the end, they’ve all become a family.

Big Daddy K. Jesus christ, what a man. I did not see his manipulation and plot at the end coming. I knew he was a monster the whole way through, but jesus, he exceeded my expectations. His relationship with Johnny, I mean, god it was wrong. I felt so sorry for him growing up with that monster. At the end, I was just wishing for his death. He was a disgusting monster of a man. I was completely satisfied with his ending, and I couldn’t have wished for it any more than I did.

The storyline was absolutely fantastic. There was twists and turns that I really didn’t see coming. It was just brilliant to read. I haven’t been this gripped on a book for a while, and I’ve completely binge read this series.

Overall, this series has been absolutely fantastic, and it’s slipped its way into my all time top 5. I would definitely recommend this series. It’s a masterpiece.

My rating: 5/5*

Beautiful Soldier (The Heights Crew Book 3) by E. M Moore

This is the third book in The Heights Crew series.

In the Heights, everyone fears the Heights Crew. I wish I had the luxury.

I can’t afford to run away from them, I have to run to them. Why? Because now they’re my only chance at survival.

Johnny, Brawler, Oscar, Magnum—I hope we can all come together to get out of this. It’s going to take a lot more than luck to free me from the wrongs I’ve been accused of. Like relying on the one person I’d rather put a bullet in than place my life at his feet.

It’s done now, though. Now I’m more a part of them than I’ve ever wanted to be.

I’m not just their prizefighter. I’m their Beautiful Soldier.

This series has got me completely gripped. I absolutely love it, and this book was brilliant.

Kyla is a brilliant character. After the events of the last book, she finds herself in a sticky situation at the beginning of this one. Magnum and Johnny pull through the get her out of it though. She’s such a strong character, physically and mentally, and things definitely didn’t get easier for her in this book.

I’m in love with Johnny. I feel so sorry for him and we really get to see what his life is like in this book with how his dad treats him. His love for Kyla is quite endearing and I absolutely love how their relationship has developed. I was so happy to see him go against his dad’s orders and finally take his moments with Kyla. His reaction to finding out about the other guys was brilliant. Rather than kill them like you’d expect, he swears to fight for Kyla. I can see him eventually accepting them all, especially as he seems to be accepting Mags relationship with her. I just love him. He needs them all in his life.

I love Magnum too. You really see his relationship with Kyla develop in this book, and I just love his character. I love the respect and friendship he has towards Johnny as well.

Oscar and Brawler are also brilliant characters and I also love their relationship with Kyla. I also love they willingness to help Kyla save Johnny. They all have reason to hate him, but they accept what Kyla sees in him and are willing to help, bring him into their little family. I hope it all works out well in the end.

I didn’t think it was possible to hate a character as much as I hate Big Daddy K. He is a monster of a man. His reaction and punishment after finding out about Johnny and Kyla disobeying his orders was the last straw for him. I really hope he gets what he deserves.

The storyline is brilliant. More twists keep occurring and it’s exciting to see. The ending was another cliffhanger which has left me desperate to know what happens next. I swear that if anything happens to Johnny, I’ll loose it.

Overall, this series is fantastic, and I loved this book. I would absolutely recommend it.

My rating: 5/5*

Arm Candy Warrier (The Heights Crew Book 2) by E. M Moore

This is the second book in The Heights Crew series.

I don’t belong in the Heights.

Truth be told, no one does. It’s dirty, grimy. Riddled with crime, the destitute, and the desperate. Where the family unit doesn’t always mean a mom, a dad, and two-point-five kids. It’s whoever gives you the time of day.

That’s how the Heights Crew came about. The only relationship that counts in the Heights is if you’re a part of the Crew. There, gang ties are thicker than blood. More important than money, safety, or any other promise we’re supposed to have in this life. Even more important than yourself.

Me? I’m in, and I can’t get out.

Some days, I’m not even sure I want to.

I’m absolutely loving this series, and this book was brilliant.

I love the characters. Kyla is such a strong, intense character who’s gotten herself in a situation which is far more complicated than she expected. She’s doing the best she can why sticking to her motive to be there.

I absolutely love Johnny. I love the chemistry between them and I absolutely loved seeing their relationship develop in this book. God is frustrating how he won’t give into his desires though. I can’t wait to see them have each other fully and I bloody well hope that it’s in the book. He’s fiercely protective and possessive of her which is endearing, except he is literally beating anyone who so much as touches her up. I’m intrigued to see how it’s going to go with the other guys in the scene.

Brawler and Oscar are both great characters. I love the relationship they have with her, and I love the fact they know about each other. Magnum is a great character too. I love how their relationship is developing, but they haven’t crossed that line yet. I’m looking forward to Magnum taking that leap, and giving into his feelings.

The storyline is brilliant. There’s new twists and turns and we’re learning more about the Crew. Big Daddy K is clearly a ruthless leader, and obviously slightly unhinged. Johnny can’t see what Kyla sees with it being his dad. I’m intrigued to see how all all this will play out, especially with her original plan and motive.

The cliffhanger at the end was unexpected. The fact she’s now relying on the man she hates… I’m looking forward to reading the next book.

Overall, this book was brilliant and I would definitely recommend this series. I’m absolutely loving it.

My rating: 5/5*

Hate (Madison Kate Book 1) by Tate James

This is the first book in the Madison Kate series.

“Madison Kate Danvers was murdered tonight.”

Those words changed my life, and not for the better.

They were wrong, of course. I wasn’t dead. But I was set up.

After being charged with a string of offences–and made an example of by my political minded father–I’m eventually released back into Shadow Grove with one thing on my mind.

Hate.

Someone is going to pay for derailing my carefully laid out future. Someone is going to catch the full force of my hate. How very convenient that someone just moved into the bedroom down the hall from me.

Archer D’Ath and his boys messed with the wrong chick and they’re about to learn just how cold Madison Kate’s hate can run.

I enjoyed reading this book. The storyline was great, the characters are good and the plot developed well.

Madison Kate is a great main character. She’s quite fierce and strong willed. She’s been through a lot which has moulded her into the person she is. She’s lost everything in her life but she comes back fighting. I’m looking forward to seeing how her character develops as the series progresses.

The boys are interesting characters. Archer comes across like a dick, but I think underneath the exterior, he isn’t. There isn’t too much to like at the moment with him really. He’s broody and grouchy, but I do see that changing the more MK gets to know him. I’m looking forward to seeing how he develops as a character. Kody and Steel are both great. They have moments of humanity and made more of an effort to connect with MK. I liked the relationship she has going with Kody more than the others at the moment.

The storyline was great. There are enough twists which come to light to keep you invested in the plot. I’m intrigued to see who her stalker is and I’m looking forward to finding out the actual truth about Riot Night and her mums murder. I suspect that MKs truth isn’t the actual truth.

Overall, this book was great to read and I’m looking forward to the next. I’d definitely recommend it.

My rating: 5/5*

Kings of Anarchy (Brutal Boys of Everlake Prep Book 3) by Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti

This is the 3rd book in the Brutal Boys of Everlake Prep series.

My father always taught me to take care of myself.

He made me strong, cunning and calculating.

But my Brutal Boys made me unbreakable.

Have you ever heard the saying that it takes one to know one? Because from the very first moment I met the men I’ve claimed as my tribe, I knew that I was looking into the faces of monsters. And that really should have been all it took for me to know that I was one too.

Hiding beneath my skin isn’t an innocent girl, waiting for someone to ride in on a white horse and rescue me from my demons. So I think it’s time I showed the world my claws.

I’m sick of people thinking they own me. My Night Keepers and now the members of this twisted club all need to learn a lesson in that.

I’m not a doll made to dance to their tune, I’m not a puppet intended to play a part and I’m certainly no plaything to be used and destroyed. I’m a warrior with a goal of my own. And everyone who wants to stand in my way had better get used to the idea of falling to ruin at my feet.

When everything you thought you could rely on is ripped away from you, you have no choice but to find out what you’re truly made of. And deep down in the depths of my soul, I know that I was made to survive.

I have suffered through torment, fought against my oppressors and tamed the creatures who tried to bury me in the dark.

It’s time that everyone stopped underestimating me.

I’m done being a queen without a crown.

I’m ready for my coronation.

As much as I try to keep my reviews spoiler free, I’m afraid this one may not be.

Holy shit on a stick, what a book!

But 🦑🧅🐙

This book was absolutely fantastic. The characters are the best, the storyline is brilliant and the plot developed well.

I love Tatum. She is such a strong character. She’s determined, strong willed, and kind of wild and her connection with each of the boys is fantastic. After the end of the last book with what she’s been through, you’d expect her broken, but she isn’t. She’s a fighter and she makes herself into a warrior. She turns herself into a queen. Their queen.

I absolutely love all 4 boys. Each of them have their own individual traits. Blake is brilliant. He’s fun yet crazy. Kyan’s relationship really developed in this book with her, and I loved learning more about his crazy family. Saint is kind of frustrating with his OCD and his rules, especially in the first half of the book, but he definitely grew on me as the book went on. I hope he gives in to his desires in the next book.

I absolutely love Nash Monroe and he is definitely my favourite. He has become one of my book boyfriends for sure. I absolutely love how his relationship has developed with Tatum and even with the other three Night Keepers. The way he treats her is fantastic and I loved his idea of date night. I even love the fact that the truth is in the open with the other three now. His connection with Tatum is just hot and it makes me almost jealous 🙄.

The relationship between all five of them is just fantastic.

The storyline was absolutely brilliant. The plot continues to develop and there’s always new twists and turns occurring.

The ending. Gah. Caroline and Susanne are literally the only authors who have me shouting at my kindle. Their books make me laugh and they make me shout. They are the queen’s of cliffhangers. I knew there was going to be one, especially after the dedication at the beginning, but seriously? I still shouted at the end.

This series is a masterpiece, and I think you’re missing out if you don’t read it. I’d definitely recommend it.

My rating: 5/5*

P.S 🦑

Filthy Rich Boys (Rich Boys of Burberry Prep Book 1) by C.M. Stunich

This is the first book in the Rich Boys of Burberry Prep series.

Description
Break the new girl.
That should be easy, right?
Trash like her doesn’t belong at Burberry Prep.
No, Marnye Reed is going down, and we plan to make a spectacle out of it.
Let’s see who can make her fall in love first.
Bet’s on. Any takers?


Take on the filthy rich boys.
They’re the idols of the school, veritable gods on earth.
Old Money. New money. A rising star.
These guys are nothing like the ones at my old school.
I might come from nothing, but I’m determined to be someone, and I won’t let them get in my way.
They say they’ll make my life a living hell; I think they mean to keep that promise.

This book was brilliant to read. The characters are good, the storyline is great and the plot developed well.

The first chapter does give away the ending, but it didn’t change how great this book was to read, and how the ending comes to happen.

Marnye was a great character. She’s strong and determined, if not a little naieve at times. She was far too trusting and should have known better, but she don’t half have a backbone. You can’t fault her will power though. She gets bullied by everyone time and time again, but always comes through on top.

The boys were great too. Creed, Zayd and Tristan, the Idols, are cruel. Each one had their own personality and each one an absolute dick. The whole way through, you know the small kind streak was going to end, but the way it ends was still unexpected and harsh. I feel like the chemistry between them had some truth in it, bet or no bet, and I’m looking forward to seeing where this leads.

The girls were so much worse though. They were so bitchy and I really hope they get what’s coming to them.

The storyline was great. There were plenty of twists thrown in, and the ending leaves you wanting to read more. I hope she comes back and shows those boys that they’ve messed with the wrong girl, and I hope they realise just what they’ve done.

Overall, this book was brilliant to read and I’d definitely recommend it.

My rating: 5/5*

The Angels (Raven River Academy Book 1) by Ruby Vincent

This is the first book in the Raven River Academy series.

My parents forgot something when they ran… me.


After scamming most of our town out of their life savings, my folks disappeared in the middle of the night.

Forced to take me in, my estranged aunt and uncle shipped me off to Raven River Academy the first chance they got.

In my town, the line between the haves and the have-nots is actually a twelve-foot gate that keep the unwanted where they belong. Nothing could unite the two factions until I set foot on campus.

For the first time in our history, they all agree on one thing:

I must pay for my father’s sins.

But why should I care?

The joke is on them because I have nothing left inside. No part of me that isn’t already broken. I invite them to do their worst.

Until The Angels enter the game.

The most dangerous gang in town has a score to settle with my family, and Cassius, Clay, Hiro, and Royal are here to collect.

Raven River soon becomes a battleground of lies, deceit, and violence, and I stand at the heart of it.

The gorgeous otherworldly Angels will remind me that there is one thing left that I care about… and they’ll destroy it in heavenly fire.

I enjoyed reading this book. The storyline was good and the plot developed well. I loved the characters as well.

Ember was a great main character. She was strong and determined, but also kind. She was ruthless when she wanted to be as well.

The bullying she received was harsh, but the way she dealt with it all was great. Like I said, she’s strong.

I liked the boys in the end, but they were massive dicks to begin with. Especially Royal and Hiro. Cass and Clay were the better ones and by the end, I loved them two.

I enjoyed watching Embers relationship with the boys developed. Her relationship with Royal was an interesting one, and by the end I liked him. Her relationship with Cass was fantastic and I really hope she develops the same thing with his brother Clay. Hiro hasn’t grown on me much yet. He just seem a little grumpy and miserable.

The beginning was a little slow and it took me a little while to get into it, but the more we learnt about the Angels and Horseman, and about what her parents did, the more it grabbed my attention. The ending was brilliant.

Rio turned out to be quite an unexpected character, although a massive dick. I’m intrigued to see what happens next after that cliffhanger.

Overall, I would definitely recommend this book.

My rating: 4/5*

Zodiac Academy: The Big A.S.S Party by Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti

This is a Novella set in the Zodiac Academy series, which falls between books 5 and 6.

Once upon a moon, the wild wind whispered in my ear that the true queens were returning to Solaria and I made it my mission to open up their path to the throne so that they could slip right in like an oily oyster.

Now, on this most special and wonderous of days, the very day of their birth – I will prove myself to be the most loyal and dependable of their followers. Though of course, Venus is in my chart and Lady Petunia has caught sight of the bothersome barracuda once more.

Max Rigel is my most sinful of temptations, the shark in the dark who wishes to lure me to his sea cave and I don’t know if I’m Fae enough to resist him for long.

But one thing is for sure, I will make certain the Vegas get the big A.S.S. they deserve for their birthday or I’ll die trying. Succulent squids be damned!

This was a brilliant story. The plot was great and it was a great filler to go between the main books.

Geraldine is the best, and it was fantastic to get inside her head, and I absolutely love the relationship she has with Max.

Seeing Tory and Darcy from her point of view great, but it brought back all of the heartbreak from book 5.

The humour in this book was wonderful, but that was just Geraldine herself. She’s hilarious and I kind of wish that I had a Geraldine in my life.

Even in a Novella, our Celestial Authors had to add a twist at the end. I really hope that Max wins her over in the end.

Overall, this was a brilliant Novella which fills the gaps from book 5 brilliantly. I would definitely recommend reading it, but only if you’ve already read Zodiac Academy: Cursed Fates.

My rating: 5/5*

Beautiful Carnage (The Boys of Sinners Bay book 1) by Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti

This is the first book in The Boys of Sinners Bay series which can be read as a standalone.

“If she sleeps in my bed every night, she’ll end up falling in love with me…and that’ll be awkward as hell when I have to kill her.”

SLOAN
He’s my twisted nightmare.

My blood bound enemy.

My ruthless desire.

Our fates were spun the night he tried to kill me and now he’s back to destroy me for good.

It’s always been us versus them. The Calabresis against the Romeros.

This city is ours but they vowed to take it from us. And when they couldn’t, they took me instead.

Now I’m chained by the cruellest of them all; the man who wrapped his hands around my throat and tried to squeeze the life from me all those years ago.

But I won’t fall prey to him. I’m older, fiercer and I’ve grown claws of my own.

Rocco Romero thinks he can keep me captive, but he’s about to regret bringing a sleeping tiger into his home.

ROCCO
She’s my greatest failure.

The name that always haunts me.

My dirty little secret.

And when I had the chance to kidnap her from her wedding, nothing on God’s green earth could stop me.

She’s mine. I could take her life, her body or her heart if I wanted to.

But my brothers refuse to believe me.

So when they bet I can’t make the little principessa fall in love with me, of course I step up to the challenge.

And when she’s down on her knees, pouring her heart out, I’ll crush it in my fist.

I’m lining the Calabresis up like dominoes. And she’ll be the first to fall.

This book was a little outside of my normal reading genre, but I actually thoroughly enjoyed it.

The characters are great, the storyline was great and the plot developed at a good pace.

Sloan was a great character. She started out being pretty helpless and naive, but developed into a strong character.

Rocco was also a brilliant character. He really was harsh to begin with. He’s a complete stronzo, a total ass, and he completly owns it.

I loved the character development that Sloan and Rocco each had. Their relationship was an interesting one, both of them hating each other until they didn’t. I loved the exchanges between them, and enjoyed watching them grow. Ultimately, their relationship grew to be on fire.

Nicoli was an interesting character. I didn’t like him to begin with and found him to be a little selfish and possessive, until the end when he actually listened to her and let her to make her own choice.

Frankie and Enzo were also great characters, and the addition with Coco was also great.

It was a good change to read a book with no cliffhanger by our Celestial Authors.

Overall, I enjoyed reading this book, and I’m looking forward to the next one. I would definitely recommend it.

My rating: 5/5*

Kings of Lockdown (Brutal Boys of Everlake Prep Book 2) by Caroline Peckham and Susanne Valenti

This is the second book in the Brutal Boys of Everlake Prep

The sex tape
The fish stew
The Unspeakables
The storm
The font
The bathtub
The ice
The gun
The clothes
The humiliation
The shower
The letters
THE VOW


I had my chance to run from these brutal boys and I didn’t take it. The bonds between us are too strong now. Bonds of blood, oaths, betrayal and vengeance. And I intend to make good on all of them. I’ve made my list. And I won’t stop until each and every one of their crimes has been paid for.



Divide and conquer. We’re going to tear them apart from the inside out. I won’t quit until I’ve had my pound of flesh and then some. These broken boys paint themselves up as kings and stand themselves on a pedestal above everybody else. But that only means they’ve got further to fall. And they’re going to fall hard.



I know their strength now, but I’ve learned their weaknesses too. And I might just be becoming their greatest one. My father taught me how to survive, and it’s time to use everything I know about predators to lure them into my own trap.



Lies, betrayal, seduction. I’ll use every weapon at my disposal to bring them to their knees and once I’m done with them, they won’t own me.


I’ll own them.

🦑 – That is all.

This book was absolutely brilliant. I was glued to it from the start. The storyline is brilliant, the characters are fantastic and the plot developed well.

There was plenty of humour in this book, and it had me proper laughing at various points, but it also had a dark twisted storyline as well. It was incredibly well balanced.

Tatum is absolutely brilliant. She’s such a strong character and after everything she’s gone through, she just keeps fighting back. I absolutely loved seeing her get her revenge in this book.

The boys actually grew on me and Blake definitely shined more so than the others in, this book. Kyan is an interesting character. The little mentions of his family and life leave you intrigued and I hope we learn more about what he’s gone through. Saint is also an interesting character. He definitely showed his softer side, but he is also the strictest and still punished her more than the others. I think the three of them are having a fantastic character development.

Nash Monroe might just be one of my favourite characters from any book, and he’s definitely made the top three at least. He’s Tatum’s knight in shining armour and the sexual tension between them is on fire. I absolutely loved seeing their relationship grow, especially as he became one of the tribe. The chemistry between them, especially at the end, was smoking hot. I really hope that this relationship between them continues to grow because it’s absolutely fantastic to read.

The development with the Unspeakables was an interesting one.

The ending. Our Celestial Authors are notorious with their cliffhangers. I found it quite unexpected and it’s only left me buzzing to read the next book. My heart breaks for Tatum, but I believe that she’s a strong enough character to thrive and conquer the situation. She also has her tribe at her back.

Overall, this book was absolutely fantastic. I would definitely recommend this series. The characters are brilliant and the storyline is fantastic.

My rating: 5/5*