Begin Again – Rags and Riches #9
Bookreview / August 13, 2017

Begin Again is the latest addition to the Rags and Riches series by E.M. Leya. The basic principle of the series is always the same. Two different people meet, one is always poor or otherwise in a bad state, and the other one is rich or at least better of. They meet and hit it off straight away, overcoming all the problems between them. I have read every other part in the series and I have always loved them. And this latest part is no difference, it was a heart warming story all over again. But since we are already at part 9, I am beginning to wonder how long you can keep the series going. At some point all the possible combinations must run out I guess. Tyler (who we already met in an earlier book from the series) had it all in his life. The perfect job, the perfect boyfriend and the perfect friends. But now it is all gone. He has made bad choices, nurtured a drug addiction and suffered from severe anger issues. In the end it landed him in jail for three months, and when he is released he has nothing and is forced to…

Clean
Blogtour , Bookteaser / December 7, 2015

Clean is the new novel by Mia Kerick and is dealing with drug abuse and being unable to deal with the things life throws at you. It is a young adult novel. High school senior Lanny Keating has it all. A three-sport athlete at Lauserville High School looking at a college football scholarship, with a supportive family, stellar grades, boy band good looks… until the fateful day when it all falls apart. Seventeen-year-old Trevor Ladd has always been a publicly declared zero and the high school badboy. Abandoned by his mother and sexually abused by his legal guardian, Trevor sets his sights on mere survival. Lanny seeks out Trevor’s companionship to avoid his shattered home life. Unwilling to share their personal experiences of pain, the boys explore ways to escape, leading them into sexual experimentation, and the abuse of illegal drugs and alcohol. Their mutual suffering creates a lasting bond of friendship and love. When the time finally comes to get clean and sober, or flunk out of high school, only one of the boys will graduate, while the other spirals downward into addiction. Will Lanny and Trevor find the strength to battle their demons of mind-altering substances as well…

Complementary Colors
Bookreview / May 15, 2015

Complementary Colors by Adrienne Wilder is a book that was recommend to me by a friend, and wow am I glad that happened. This book is something different, and I could not put it down until I was finished and know what happened. This book is one of the most fantastic books I read in quite some time. Paris is a well known artist, loved by millions and a very well known name in the art business. But what no one knows is that Paris is a very unhappy man, manipulated by his sister Julia and kept under tight control with the help of drugs, alcohol and physical abuse. All Julia cares about is his paintings, the money she can get from them and to whore him out to who ever is willing to pay. But then Paris meets Roy Callahan. Former criminal and doesn’t know the first thing about art. At first Paris thinks he is just another one night stand, soon to be forgotten. But he just cannot seem to get Roy out of his head. He knows he will never be good enough for Roy and Roy would be better of without him. And somehow they cannot…

Crazy from the heat
Bookreview / November 15, 2014

Crazy from the heat is a new novel by Mercy Celeste. The story starts with Grey, a high school teacher at a high school that is not in the best neighborhood, but it gets by. Then suddenly a new boy shows up in his class and he is very interested in this blond beauty. But the boy is only 17 years old and there is no way a teacher can be with a student in the way he fantasizes about….. Paul is a 30 year old cop who happens to look like he is still 17. This comes in handy in his work as undercover cop for the narcotics division. One day he finds himself in a high school posing as a student to uncover a drugring. But his history teacher turns out to be a very hot one and he immediately falls in love with the man. But what can he do without blowing his cover…. It doesn’t take long for Grey to find out what is up with Paul and they start seeing each other in secret. But no one can ever find out, or the cover is blown. Or even worse, Grey could be pictured as a…