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url 2016-05-16 14:42
BABY PANDA's!!!!!!

This by far has to be the best video I have ever seen. God I laughed so much, that poor women!! lol. This would have to be the most wonderful job ever!!!! <3

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review 2016-02-23 00:00
Adore to See Your Eyes Fly
Adore to See Your Eyes Fly - 1001cranes Adore to See Your Eyes Fly - 1001cranes This story was really disturbing and very creepy but somehow it still had some romantic moments between Stiles & Derek, the writing was intense and powerful and the author definitely has an excellent grasp for writing Dark Derek, he was INSAN, twisted and simply F***ed up and completely obsessed with Stiles and he will go any length to make him his even killing the Sheriff which was unforgivable in my opinion but somehow fit the storyline.Stiles was somehow himself but didn't feel completely sane to me either, both their fascination with fire was alarming but definitely captivating and made te story better.

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Overall I really loved reading this story and I don't know what that says about me but Creepy Derek fascinate me.

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I ADORE You!

Dancing by the SHORE,

and I know you want MORE!

Welcome to Number FOUR!!

BOOK 3 ALMOST HERE!

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review 2015-04-30 05:13
Among Predators
Bone Crossed - Patricia Briggs

Patricia Briggs continues to impress me with her oh-so expressive writing that conveys so much, so economically. I am truly in awe of her talent. Clearly I am very behind on this series. It's not due to a lack of appeal, but due to my reading style and my review reading taking up a lot of my reading time. But I do love knowing that I have a guaranteed read when I reach for one of her books.

Mercy is definitely near the top of my list of fictional characters I think I would love to have as a friend in real life. Probably number one, if I'm honest. And not just because she's an excellent and trustworthy mechanic (and I need one of those big time). Mercy is a mix of real-life traits: humble, down-to-earth, courageous (even in the face of fear, which is the true definition of courage), snarky, empathetic, observant, and very self-deprecating. While some readers don't like abuse storylines in their books, I don't mind them when they are done well. Mercy shows so much strength and fortitude of character. Her journey to recovery after her attack in Iron Kissed is realistic and inspiring. I truly love this woman.

Briggs writes the kind of fantasy that grabs hold of me and doesn't let go. She plants a garden of what seems like ordinary wildflowers, but exotic blooms that are far from ordinary grow in that garden, waiting to be plucked by a reader. Briggs mixes shapeshifters, werewolves, fae, and vampires in an appealing way that doesn't leave out the inherent menace of all the various supernatural creatures. With a coyote shifter narrator, the reader is fully along for the ride, as Mercy is the first to admit that being a coyote shifter doesn't always give her the advantage, but often puts her in a dangerous situation (while she is more immune to magic than most, she's not impervious.) Oh, and Briggs also throws in ghosts. I must say that I was happy as a clam, since I love fantasy like a house on fire, but I also have an appreciation for old school/classic horror and an old-fashioned ghost story.

Can I take the time to gush over the men in Mercy's life?

Adam, Adam, Adam! How I love you. He is perfect for Mercy. And I like that Mercy is starting to see past her emotional wounds and barriers to see him for who he is, her Mate. Also, I love that Adam is so patient and loving about it, even though that is an act of hard-won discipline. He's very possessive, but not in a controlling, irritating way. I love a possessive hero like a house on fire, but I find controlling, dominating men a turnoff. Adam is just right for me. I wish I had an Adam in real life! He's very demonstrative that Mercy is his, but he's not trying to dictate to her every step she takes. He's a true life partner.

If there was no Adam in the Mercy Thompson world, then I would definitely be all over Samuel. I still love Samuel, very much. I just don't love him for Mercy's mate. I love him all on his own, and I hope he gets the Mate he needs one day. He's a really cool character. Sweet as pie, but also full of danger that makes the hair stand up on one's neck. He seems serious, but has this mischievous sense of humor. His calm facade hides a wild wolf that might never be tamed.

Bran is the Man, or rather, the Alpha of the Alphas (Marrok). He steals a scene, no matter who else is in it. And that's saying something in this series! I know Briggs has said she probably won't write a book with Bran as a main character. I'm sad and understanding of that. He's such a mysterious and compelling figure, when he shows up, it's so satisfying but also tantalizing. I can't love him more. I'm always hungry for more of him.

Stefan has actually grown on me quite a bit. While I have become quite a vampire romance fan, I still prefer shifters/weres to vampires, and I like that they take center place in this series. But Stefan adds such a nice touch to this series. While he insists on telling Mercy that he is a 'very bad man', his actions say otherwise. I haven't decided who would play my Stefan, but it would have to be an actor with lots of presence. I liked how Briggs develops Mercy's friendship with Stefan much more in this book (it was more assumed at the beginning). I have to say the vampire storyline makes my heart beat fast and gives me shivers. They are truly menacing creatures.

The thing with Briggs is that no character is a throwaway. Each one is carefully developed, even for their short presence in this book. You feel everything even in a short scene that you should feel. And while the characters might throw you for a loop at first, their motivations are apparent as the layers peel away.

I think that for the short length of this book, it's really a full meal. Urban fantasy for the true lover of the genre. Also, I think a good gateway to those who are investigating this genre for the first time. Mercy by herself is enough to keep a reader hooked. But the secondary characters, the plotting and storyline will have the reader staying for seconds and dessert.

Highly recommended!

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review 2015-04-10 23:43
Stanton Adore - T L Swan

Stanton Adore (Stanton, #1)Stanton Adore by T.L. Swan
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

hmmm where oh where to being with this review... first off I am rating Stanton Adore a little over 3.5 stars.

Natasha is a sexual psychologist who works with patients who have issues with intimacy.
Joshua is a multimillionaire who creates app.

Natasha and Josh were in a relationship 7 years ago that Natasha ended so that Josh would follow his dream of going the US to work at creating apps. Natasha has never truly gotten over ending her relationship with her one "true" love. Will they be able to rekindle their relationship when their paths cross at Josh's brother's wedding or will the way things ended 7 years ago still get in the way of either of them getting their happy ever after?

With all that said I will say that overall this was a pretty good read. I went into Stanton Adore blind and there was a MAJOR twist thrown in that I didn't know if I could handle. I had to ask someone who had read this book if it were true and of course I got the "just read the book." So what did I do I had to cheat and read the last few pages. After find out how it wasn't what I thought I went back to reading.

I found that at times there was just a little to much back and forth for me and too much complaining able what each did in their past. I felt that what happened during the 7 years they were apart needed to say in the past. So if you are looking for a book with a lot of drama and angst then Stanton Adore will be right up your alley.

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