Wednesday, October 23, 2013

FIVE Reasons why Jamie Dornan IS Christian Grey

Ok so the bookies are up in arms, chaos has ensued. 
Why you ask? Did they world stop producing books? 
No... They re-cast fifty shades after Charlie Hunnam backed out. 

Now what was MY reaction to Jamie Dornan being cast?
“My inner goddess is jumping up and down, clapping her hands like a five year old.” 
― E.L. JamesFifty Shades of Grey
When I picture Christian "fine-ass" Grey I picture...

“He's naked except for those soft ripped jeans, top button casually undone. Jeez, he looks so freaking hot. My subconscious is frantically fanning herself, and my inner goddess is swaying and writhing to some primal carnal rhythm.” 
― E.L. JamesFifty Shades of Grey
So here are my top FIVE reasons Jamie Dornan IS Christian Grey...

1. He starred as the uber sexy & noble Sheriff in Once Upon a Time. Where his clothes were always (unfortunately) in tact he rocked in this series. Left us too soon and was sorely missed. I cried myself to sleep that night. He was good & true and a prince among men. *sniff, sniff* I loved you Sheriff Graham.
“There is something about Christian that is old-fashioned and romantic.” 
― E.L. JamesFifty Shades of Grey

2. He has these incredibly sexy lips, soulful deep eyes and his face is so damn pretty I literally stroked my iPad when I saw this picture. He looks intense and capable of tying me... er... Ana up and doing many naughty things repeatedly to me... er... Ana, right this is about HER not me (pity). My point being he looks BAD ASS, and fifty shades of damaged. I just want to hug him, but of course Christian wouldn't allow that.

“This is a man in need. His fear is naked and obvious, but he's lost. . . Somewhere in his darkness.
His eyes wide and bleak and tortured. I can soothe him. Join him briefly in the darkness and bring him into the light.” 
― E.L. JamesFifty Shades of Grey

3. See badassery on point as always. Look at that face, asking... Cuffs or Riding crop? ...or both ;)
“There's a very fine line between pleasure and pain, Anastasia. They are two sides of the same coin, one not existing without the other.” 
― E.L. JamesFifty Shades of Grey

4. He easily flips between being a sweet, handsome with kind eyes saying, "We aim to please, miss Steele to... BAM Sex god waiting to do all the wrong things in all the right ways.

5. I mean look at this! You cannot tell me this doesn't make you want to crawl your ass into that red room of pain and strap yourself in for a ride. Sweet baby Jesus this pic is sexy.  

Don’t come, or I will spank you,” he says through clenched teeth.” 
― E.L. JamesFifty Shades of Grey

I conclusion... I think the movie is going to kick ass. I think Jamie Dornan is well suited to star in our naughtiest or naughty dreams. Try to keep n open mind, we ARE talking about a BDSM sex movie.

Laters, Baby.

*All quotes are from Amazing site if you're a bookie you NEED this site.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

New Adult 101

What IS New Adult? 
I get asked that quite a bit. Some crazy people out there in the book world deny it is a "real" genre. Those people suck and... can't be friends. New Adult books are in essence Romance books, with the characters usually between the ages of 18-30. HOT alpha male sex & emotional turmoil is to be expected. So if you hate filthy book sex... Move along, nothing to see here.

My gateway book into the world of NA was Coinsidence of Callie & Cayden by Jessica Sorenson in December 2012. I was blindsided and fell in love with the genre and proceeded to binge read my way through every NA book I could get my hands on for the last year. 

The must read list for Five star NA is as follows... Try to keep up ;)

Abbi Glines is the QUEEN of NA, everything she writes it GOLD!!
My favourite is The Rosemary Beach Series (hot sex, good girls, bad boys gone good, funny, twists & pretty much anything you'd ever want out of a book)
SERIES: In order of awesomeness
RL Mathewson - Neighbour From Hell Series (hilarious banter, crazy sexy)
Belle Aurora - Friend-Zoned Series (awesome sarcastic banter, crazy hot sex)
Rebecca Donovan - Breathe Series (twisted, heart wrenching, broken girl, good guy)
Jessica Sorenson - Ella & Micha, Callie & Cayden (bad boys, broken girls, twists & cries)
KA Tucker - Ten Tiny Breath Series (companion series, bad boys, bad/broken girls)
Colleen Hoover - Slammed Series (good girl/guy, life throws them a curveball)

STAND ALONE BOOKS: In order of awesomeness
Jamie MacGuire - Beautiful Disaster (bad boy, good girl with past, funny, cries)
Molly McAdams - Taking Chances (has it all bad boys, good guys, funny, hot sex, ugly cries)
Colleen Hoover - Hopeless (broken girl, good guy, twists, heart wrenching, hot)
Jasinda Wilder - Falling Into You (ugly cries, broken girl & guy, heart wrenching, twisted)
Aurora Rose Reynolds - Until November (bad boy, good girl, twists, ugly cry, funny)
Katja Millay - Sea of Tranquility (ugly cry, broken girl, damaged good guy, heart breaking)
JA Remirski - Edge of Never (good girl, sexy guy, music, road trip, twist, ugly cry, hot sex, funny)
Easy - Tamara Webber (good girl, boy with past, hot, funny)

Yes there are a ton of other authors out there who write awesome books. These amazing books stood out above the rest I've read in the passed year. They made me laugh, cry and most importantly make me fall in love right along side the characters. I loved each and everyone of those books above and in most cases read more than once. I know I am forgetting some so check out they have many lists of the best NA has to offer. 

NA men are something to behold. Strong yet damaged Alpha males who are fiercely loyal & would tear the world apart if it mean keeping their women safe. Some are perfection personified good guys or man whore, tattooed bad boys.

One downfall of NA is that 75% of the time the girl lead is wide eyed, naive & virginal. And 90% of guys are man whores. Not that that is a bad thing! I enjoyed the deflowering of Abby Abernathy and many others but do love it when the girls are as big of fuck up (or more so) than the boys, broken souls barely surviving until they find something/someone worth fighting for. 

There is a fine line between New Adult and Erotica... I was surprised to find a few of the books listed above were classed as NA and NOT erotica. Regardless I don't think you can find a NA book that doesn't contain UBER hot sex scenes, and why on earth would you want to.
Read them, love them, tell your friends about them.

This concludes our lecture on New Adult 101. 

Until November by Aurora Rose Reynolds

Have you ever saw a book and just KNEW you were going to love it? 

That is what happened with Until November. I saw the cover and thought... HOT, I must read this. I read the write up on GoodRead & fell a little harder. Then, I stalked Aurora Rose Reynolds on Twitter & Facebook and discovered, she is awesome, sarcastic and funny. At this point I was shouting "shut up and take my money!".

So in a nut shell Until November is about a woman who moved to a small town after being attacked in NYC, to live with her Dad. She has a troubled relationship with her mother & never knew her dad growing up. She meets Asher James Mayson, a delicious tattooed, alpha male, former bad boy. Obviously I fell I love with him as quickly as she did.

Asher's family was one of the best parts for me. His brothers Nico, Cash & Trevor were fantastic, sarcastic and hilarious. I heard a rumour that we get more of them in books to follow. Each one of them fiercely loyal and crazy hot. I loved Susan and James as the hilarious parents to this unruly group of guys. The way they all opened their heart & welcomed her into the family was so heart warming.

November was feisty, hilarious and I loved how she stood her ground against all these alpha guys trying to boss her around. She was fantastic. So excited and bubbly, just loving life.

I found myself reading this book with a huge smile on my face. It was just a UBER sexy, feel good, laugh out loud great read. Exactly what I was looking for. The epilogue cracked me up. I loved the happily ever after. New Adult perfection!

I really enjoyed the writing style and I am looking forward to devouring anything else she writes.

If you loved this book, like I did check out:
* Friend-Zoned by Belle Aurora. Same funny awesome alpha male friends & hot sexy bits.
* Neighbour From Hell Series by R.L. Mathewson. I swear the Mayson boys are related to the Bradford's in some crazy fictional world. 
* Rosemary Beach Series by Abbi Glines. Same HOT sex & funny bits.

If you're looking for a heart warming, funny book, with crazy HOT sex scenes this one is for you. 

Monday, October 7, 2013

Sing (#7 Songs of Submission) by CD Reiss

I have received this ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Seriously, I am going to start by fangirling about CD Reiss for a moment. 

Five Reasons why CD Reiss needs to be my BFF:
1. Jonathan Drazen, just the sound of his name makes me want to kneel and call him Sir. 
2. She is wonderful to her fans, Facebook, Twitter ect. She's on it, saying hey and being awesome & shit.
3. She writes the sexiest books I have ever read. Seriously if u thought fifty Shades was sexy, think again, CD Reiss is the queen.
4. She showcases a sexy dominant ginger in her Songs of Submission series, which clearly makes her      a prime candidate for BFF status because, well, I LOVE me a ginger!
5. Her books make me laugh, gasp, cry and most importantly... Cross my legs tighter & feel awkward if I'm reading in public.

Sing was the perfect way to end this amazing series. Though I felt heartbroken for some of it, like she was trying to mess with the perfect ending I wanted in my head but of course she was right and it ended exactly as it should. I loved this series so much, Jonathan Drazen was so wounded in this book, it killed me to see him so weak. Monica's transformation from zombie to.. Well no spoilers there but she really became whole after falling to pieces. I loved the whole ride.

In conclusion, read it. Read it now. Well, I mean read the WHOLE series because it's fantastic, and filthy. 

So if you're looking to loose yourself in a dirty book. Look no further. 
If you hate smutty romance with alpha males & bondage.... 
Sorry we can't be friends :)