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review 2017-11-15 12:30
Book Tour Review that I am Involved with. Different but Interesting book.
Temptation Trials Part II - B. Truly,Lau... Temptation Trials Part II - B. Truly,Laura Kenney
 
 
Adult, Dystopian Romance & Post-Apocalyptic
Date Published: September 26, 2017
 
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        Lust, one of the seven deadly sins, is sweeping the nation into its seductive web. In this dystopian society, Cali and Stefani have to comply by the Regime’s strict rule of arranged marriage. But Eminence, the world dictator, doesn’t play fair.
 
     Against all odds, they both decide to put their relationships through the ultimate test on The Temptation Trials—a reality TV show where every temptation of the flesh is set before them.
 
     As participants on the show, they soon learn that losing may cost them more than the men they love. Cali’s torn, unsure of what her future holds with Cade. Stefani worries whether her relationship with Tobias can be salvaged. 
 
     Love can be blind. The betrayal they face from the Trials burden them. Will love be their redemption, or will it destroy them? A million questions torment their minds.  
 
     Can you love two people at once? If a person is chosen for you, can those feelings be real? 
 
     Cali and Stefani must overcome heartbreak and pull together with their loved ones before it’s too late. The abominable truth is unveiled, which sends them on a journey that will jeopardize their lives. 
     The will of the weak is his for the taking. Can love save their souls?
 
My Review
What a fantastic book and things that happened in this book really surprised me. I have to say I was as torn as the girls were on which guy's to chose. Stef had Tobias and Dominique to chose from. And Cali had Zion and Cade to chose from, to me Cali had the hardest choice in the end. Although all the men had their good points as well as bad ones. 
What freaking shit went down in this book was just cray cray!!! I think I should warn you that like a lot of books, not everyone is going to make it out alive. I like an author that's not afraid to go there, even if it makes me sad when that's the case. How the book ended was weird, but that's because there is going to be a spin-off series, sometime in 2019, that will explain it.
I really did enjoy this book and I am so glad I was able to go on this adventure, thanks to being picked to take part in the book tour for it. It was one heck of an adventure that was for sure.
 

 
 
About the Author

     B. Truly has wanted to be an author since she was fifteen years old and is grateful to have accomplished this dream. She has very vivid dreams and a wild imagination. She likes to read, watch tons of TV shows, and movies. She’s addicted to romance and gets a thrill out of action and sci-fi. She writes New Adult and Adult, Romance. Sci-fi, Dystopian, and Paranormal genres.
      B. Truly likes to explore different elements of sci-fi romance, and create various realms of reality. She also loves creating impossible situations for her characters to grow from and try to overcome.
     B. Truly has three wonderful children and a husband who defines the person that she is today. She works full-time as an Ultrasound technologist in Houston, Texas.
 

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text 2017-10-30 01:45
Reading progress update: I've read 117 out of 235 pages.
Temptation Trials Part II - B. Truly,Lau... Temptation Trials Part II - B. Truly,Laura Kenney

The first book ended in a major cliffhanger and I loved that ending a lot. We found out a lot of interesting information. Now in this book will find out which couples will stay with whom, and what's going to happen with all of the info we found out about in the first book.

So I am really enjoying this book a whole lot but it's getting very strange, and I am as torn as the two girls on whom they should chose in the end. 

Yes there was cheating in the book, but if you read the first book, you'll understand that the parties involved, weren't really at fault. I will not say why, because that will really be a big spoiler, if you haven't read the first book.

I will be doing a review for this book, but I am taking part on a book tour for this book, my spot is Nov, 15th, so my review will be up on that day. So be on the lookout for that review on that date.

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review 2017-10-05 01:03
First few pages were fascinating.
Tea: Addiction, Exploitation, and Empire - Roy Moxham

Then it got really boring. Tea is a hobby and I was intrigued by the subtitle of 'Addiction, Exploitation, and Empire'. I had hoped this book would address the less "romantic" aspects of tea (tea parties held by people in nice clothes, etc.) and more about the darker side of tea, its place in history, how it's harvested, etc.

 

Initially we start off with Moxham's own history of picking up and working on a tea estate in Africa and that definitely perked my interest. Then he leaps into the history of tea and its role in the Opium Wars and the like. The information is interesting, but boy is the author really dry. Like other readers I also side-eyed some of his language (he talks about growing up with the idea of empire and he himself left the UK to make his adventure abroad in a British Protectorate which is now Malawi) although he is critical at points.

 

I couldn't help but feel it would have better if he had stuck to his own personal autobiography rather than aiming for a formal history of tea and woven the history in discussing what it was like to run an actual tea estate. He does return to this at the end but by then it is too late and it isn't worth the history.

 

Would really like to read a history of tea from the viewpoint of Indian or Chinese people, though. 

 

I bought this and had it for awhile but it wasn't worth it. Skip it or at least make the effort to see if a library has it instead.

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text 2017-09-28 12:23
3 Advantages of Southern California Rehab

People can stumble and go through dark days, whether in forms of substance addiction or bad experience. But at the end of the day, what matters is how you get back to your feet and back to being healthy and productive. You can find a lot of Southern California Rehab but there is nothing like the luxury we offer in our facility. However, more on our luxurious facility, we provide effective and customized treatment plan to our patients. Our services and treatment programs can be higher in rates compared to other treatment hubs in the area but it is mainly we have services and amenities that are of the highest standards. Here are some of the reasons why we are popular in the industry:

Unequalled treatment, care and support

Compared to other rehabilitation facilities, we offer holistic approach in treating our patients. We have qualified medical practitioners and therapists who are well-known in their fields and with ample experiences in handling patients. Before treatment and rehabilitation starts, our therapists conduct a thorough evaluation on the patient to come up with the most suitable treatment plan and recommendations. During the rehab program, we give emphasis on the different aspects that promote speedy recovery of the patient such as nurturing the spiritual, nutritional, environmental and emotional needs. By choosing a Southern California Rehab, you get personalized treatment according to your condition and rehabilitation requirements.  

High-class amenities

There are rehabilitation centres that are stringent where patients seem like they are in a prison facility but not in our treatment hub. We are located in an expansive manor where our patients are offered with healthy and well-balanced gourmet diet with private suites and rooms along with 24/7 concierge and room service. We also have exercise programs conducted in world-class fitness centres with high-end facilities and we provide aromatherapy and acupuncture sessions along with yoga classes.  

Upscale recreation facilities

To complement our holistic rehabilitation approach, our Southern California Rehab offers luxurious recreational facilities such as for horseback riding, biking and we also have large swimming pools and sauna for your indoor recreation. Give us a call to find out how we can assist you.

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text 2017-09-28 08:34
Luxury Rehab Facility Reveals Signs And Symptoms Of Drug Abuse

When it comes to the leading drug rehabilitation center in the United States, Luxury Rehab Facility tops the list because of the state of the art facility and professionals in the medical field. The location is also ideal for patients who are trying to escape the hustle and bustle of the city but still remain connected to the outside world. Not every addict will respond to the traditional detoxing method and luxury rehab facility employs holistic diagnostic approach. Unlike conventional approach where alternative prescription drugs are given as relief, holistic approach is one-of-a-kind because different treatments are given to each patient. Cleansing is done in both body and mind to achieve a drug-free lifestyle.

How do you know when you or your loved one is already considered an addict? Signs and symptoms may be different for every person depending on the substance they are taking but several indicators can help determine if someone is addicted to drugs. Luxury rehab facility reminds everyone to keep an eye for these symptoms so that treatment can be given as early as possible.

The first thing that will be affected is a person’s craving for the specific drugs. Their body slowly becomes dependent on the drugs that they can no longer function properly or they feel that they are at their worst when they don’t take the drug. They started to get used to the influence of the drug while in their system. As time passes by, their tolerance also increases which means that upping the dose is necessary for them to feel the desired effects.

An addict will feel withdrawal symptoms whenever they cease to use or take the drug either instantly or over time. When symptoms show during withdrawal period, this means that physiologic dependence is already present. A person addicted to drugs may do anything wrong and illegal just to get more of the drug. It can be in the form of stealing, selling drugs, committing crimes, lying and engaging in unprotected sex.

When these signs start to show, it is important to seek treatment as soon as possible to avoid further damage into the mind and body of the patient.

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