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review 2018-07-29 19:19
Rogue Be A Lady (Must Love Rogues Book 6) by Eva Devon
Rogue Be A Lady - Eva Devon

Rogue Be A Lady (Must Love Rogues Book 6) - Eva Devon 


Emmaline is a well known actress in the continent ready to debut in London, ready to show all those people that condemned her without cause that she’s a survivor, and ready to show the man that cause her demise she is better off without him. 
Edward cannot forgive himself for what he did to Emmaline. He knows she is what she is because of his twisted views on propriety and perfection. His family has tried to make amends but will she ever forgive him?
Sixth book in the series, it can definitely be read as a standalone. Even though it was a short read it still was satisfyingly romantic. The chemistry between Edward and Emmaline was palpable and their way to their HEA believable. While I would have loved it if the path to their HEA was longer, all in all it was a good read and I will definitely be reading the next book in the series and more from this author. 

**I received this book at no cost to me and I volunteered to read it; this is my honest opinion and given without any influence by the author or publisher**

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review 2018-07-10 17:58
Forget the magic...this one will consume you...mind, body and soul...
The Consumption of Magic - T.J. Klune,Michael Lesley

Holy hell!!! TJ Klune has knocked it out of the ball park with this series and then when you turn it into an audio book with a narrator as talented and just innately tuned into the story as Michael Lesley is...well, you've created a monster of the best kind.

 

I thought the first two books were incredible and they were...are but with each successive story this just gets better and better...I gave the first two books 5 stars and I'm doing the same again here because for me it's not really a matter of each book gets better it's more a case of each part of this story remains equally as amazing as the one before it was. 

 

So yes, to begin with if you haven't read or listened to 'The Lightening Struck-Heart' or 'A Destiny of Dragons' stop now and go fix that because this is truly one big epic fantasy story and you need all of it in order to truly appreciate and understand what's happening. 

 

To be quite honest I've read and listened to the audio book for the first to parts of this series and still I would happily go back and listen to them all over again and I will as soon as time permits because without a doubt this is going to be one of my favorite series EVAH!!!

 

This part of the series essentially picks up where 'A Destiny of Dragons' left off and we get to spend more time with Sam of Wilds and his entourage of interesting and unusual friends. I've pondered on more than one occasion who's my favorite and  while I have to admit I am so totally a fan of dragons...when it comes to this bunch I just love them all. As a collective they work and somehow one without the others just wouldn't be a good...so I feel no need to choose and I simply adore each and every one of them.

 

As the adventure progresses in this story so does the danger to all involved. Sam is reunited with his mentor, Morgan of Shadows and Randolph only to discover that there are secrets so any secrets and not only do they threaten the faith and trust that he has always had with Morgan and begrudgingly with Randolph as well but the very well being of Sam, his friends and the whole of Verania as well. Also just a bit of a heads up the story doesn't end here and this one's definitely left us sitting on the edge of a cliff...a seriously freakin' scary cliff but fear not the next book is already out so if you can't wait for the audio book to be released there is the e-book currently available and if you're like me you may have hopes of reading the book before the audio comes out because this one's worth experiencing once or twice or maybe a few times more.

 

Like the previous books 'The Consumption of Magic' is filled with adventure, action, laughter tears...so freakin' many tears...TJ, Kleenex called to thank you for the boost to their sales...ffs!!! you need to stop this...no, no actually you don't because as much as you're books tend to shatter me into a millions itsy bitsy pieces each time the adventure is done you've put me back together so I'm going to trust that you'll do the same with this one as well. Just keep writing stories that are unputdownable. Yeah, it's a word...hey, google said so and google would never lie to me (just FYI I typed this with a straight face). 

 

So if  you're still not convinced about this book...this series, well all I can say is you need to go to GoodReads or Amazon and read some more reviews because they're out there a whole lot of really, really awesome reviews for a really, really awesome book...seriously check it out.

 

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An audio book of 'The Consumption of Magic' was graciously provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review. 

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review 2018-07-06 22:20
This gets weirder
Daredevil (2015-) #604 - Charles Soule,Mike Henderson,Chris Sprouse

FML, warrior-priests.   And they're gonna end up coming back, I just know it.   It didn't get weird enough for me to dislike this or give up on this series, but ugh.  

 

Shit is gonna get weirder by the time we're done, too, I just know it...

 

Marvel and christian mythology as part of it's narratives/superhero elements always, always gets weirder.

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review 2018-07-06 22:15
So this gets weird...
Daredevil (2015-) #603 - Charles Soule,Mike Henderson,Chris Sprouse

Look, I hate when Marvel introduces religion too heavily into its comics.   They can explore bigotry against a religion, have religious characters, but when they start getting into heaven/hell and incorporate it into their storylines?   It gets weird.   Not in a 'way to go, that's freaky and mind-blowing way.'

 

In a 'welp, that was awkward, Marvel' way.   Not enough to get me as mad as the gas lighting about Hydra, but...

 

Oh, right, so Matt's priest gets weird.   See, him being Catholic and going to a priest causes narrative tension because he was raised Catholic and is a superhero and that shit gets dirty real quick. 

 

Having Matt's priest do exorcisms gets weird.  I know because I've read the next issue.   Which makes me wonder: why, Marvel, why?

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review 2018-07-06 22:07
More fallout
Daredevil (2015-) #602 - Charles Soule,Mike Henderson,Chris Sprouse

Blindspot has to deal with his own demons, even as Matt is thrust into a role of power just in time to stem some of the damage from the Hand.  

 

Once again, a taut entry into this series: it will take a long time for the fallout to end, and that's after the Hand finishes their work in NYC. 

 

Eager to see where this goes, past issue 604.

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