Anaya’s Pride

anaya's prideAnaya’s Pride Books One and Two, written by Chloe Cole. This review is about both of the books.

Meet Anaya, a lioness with a different personality than all the other blonde skinny lionesses, that want the attention of the king and his sons.

A terrible sickness killed a number of lionesses. So the king found a way to keep the lion bloodline strong, by filling his harem with women. There is an selection and her dad and mom wants her in the mix. All the girls who are of age are invited. So she and her younger sister, who isn’t of age yet, Iris attend the ball hoping that one of the princes of the king take a liking to Anaya and choose her to be their mate. Only for the king to choose her, the highest honor there is. Everyone is shocked to see a girl like Anaya be chosen by the king. Even Anaya doesn’t really know what happened. Now she needs to be trained by the Saint John brothers, four handsome lions who train the girls who will be part of the Kings harem in the ways of seduction.
A job the brothers love until they have to teach Anaya a few things.

Everything changes for them when they meet her. They are captivated when they see her and can’t get enough of her. There is only one big problem, the king has secrets that the Saint John brothers want to reveal to the world. Now they need to protect Anaya and find a way to keep their pride together. Only will they survive the secrets that go around, will they stay together and fix everything.

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Air and Ash

air and ash

Air and Ash, Tides book one.
Written by Alex Lidell.

Princess Nile Greysik is a lieutenant on a prestigious Ashing navy flagship which is on a vital mission and fails. Now she faces a political marriage and a life away from the sea.
Not wanting to do this she decides to leave and find a ship she can hide on.
And that ship she finds, it has a captain who loves to hide in his cabin. A crew that doesn’t really know what they are doing and a first officer who likes to make her life a living hell. And he isn’t the only one. The whole crew is against her and she needs to learn her place.
She needs to learn what is to start at the bottom and protect her identity at the same time. And this all the while she tries to make the frigate into a battleworthy ship.
If there aren’t enough problems already she finds out to have a gift, magic coursing through her body. Something that can destroy everything she works for.

Now she needs to keep even more a secret and make sure they all survive the journey. When a disaster hit she needs to unleash her power to save them all. Only will it help them or will it bring her even more problems.

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His Banana

His Banana by [Bloom, Penelope]A modern office romance, but not exactly. His Banana by Penelope Bloom is a cute funny romance. Nat is a reporter that is a little bit clumsy. Everything that she does seems to mess up in some way. And this has negatively impacted her job reporting for Business Insider. But her boss has given her a huge break. She has been asked to go undercover and investigate Bruce Chamberson, marketing wiz and overall rich guy. His company is hiring interns and Nat gets to try to find a position. On the day of her interview, she happens to spy a banana in the breakroom, being her normal self, she snatches it right up and starts eating.  Little did she know that the piece of fruit belonged the the man she was sent to investigate. In order to make her life miserable, he hires her on the spot to be his personal intern. Now her new job requires that she take him everywhere, fetch his coffee, and everyday before 10 have a perfect banana waiting for him on his desk.

Bruce couldn’t believe that he saw someone eating the food he had labeled with his name. Perfectionist with a serious touch of OCD, Bruce likes everything to be a certain way.  From what time he wakes up, to how much time he spends in the gym, to the exact time that he eats his banana every day before lunch. But when Nat comes into his company and his life, what he knows and likes go up in the air.  Why would he let her in, after a bad experience with an ex, Bruce isn’t quite ready for what Nat makes him feel.

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Charmed by Them

Charmed by Them: A Reverse Harem Romance (Quintessence Book 1) by [Akeroyd, Serena]Charmed by Them the first in the Quitessence Series by Serena Akeroyd. Sascha has been living in London for six years now.  She use to be the housekeeper for a diplomat and then an older socialite, but when her agency sends her to a house in London looking for someone to run the household, Sascha is in for more than she originally thought. Sascha is into vintage, whether it is from her Caddy she brought across the pond or her wardrobe of 50’s area clothes.

Sascha comes into her interview her normal friendly self.  She doesn’t believe in not 

being who she is.

Her interview is conducted by Sean a famous criminologist that helps Scotland Yard trac

k killers.  But as she starts talking to Sean, she learns something that was left out of the add. Not only would she be taking care of the house but that there are actually 5 guys that live there not just Sean.  Each of the guys more brilliant than the last.

The guys have been close since college and prefer to stay together.  One thing that Sascha learns after signing her NDA (non disclosure agreement) is that the guys don’t really date as they individually don’t have time for one on one relationships, but that they prefer to all be with the same woman.  And they hope that it can be Sascha.Read More »

Legacy

Legacy (Last Princess Book 2) by [Hardin, A.M.]Legacy, the second book in the Last Princess by A.M. Hardin. Cherish and her guards are on the run.  Forced to flee after the actions of her brother Forrest, they arrive at Andrei’s grandmothers home. But she isn’t a knitting granny, no sir.  His grandmother is the leader of the resistance in her village, questioning the roles of those around them, Cherish’s father (though they did not dislike him). Cherish is thrown into the idea that in order to better her kingdom she will need to take up the mantle of queen and have faith in herself.

Since arriving at her home, Cherish had been satisfied in just being the princess in name and not having to worry about it in actions as much.  But with the new turn of events, she has to take on all the politics and the kingdom. But can she overcome what Forrest is trying to do? He has deemed her a traitor and how many people are going to believe him over her, since she is only half human.  What new obstacles will occur and since Cherish isn’t the traitor to the kingdom or the rebels, she will have to learn fast who is a traitor to her.

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Gene Born: Awakening

Gene Born: Awakening (The Koci Hybrid Series Book 1) by [Griffin, Lilly]Gene Born: Awakening is the Prequel to the Koci Hybrid series by Lilly Griffin. Earth is going to hell. Politicians didn’t listen to the scientist and global warming and war among other things has begun to make Earth inhospitable.  So the brightest minds from the world have come together in order to save humanity. Ships spaced out over years are planned to help the world start again. To preserve humanity men and women aged 18-25 have been taken from all over the world and put into cryosleep.  They have been told that they are going off planet to help save everyone. But those seven million people had 

been lied to. Instead they have been used to experimented on and augmented. Their bones have been altered, their looks, even their DNA. They have had experiments run and they had never been the wiser.  That is until the final ships are getting ready to leave and the scientist and military need to know how their experiments are holding up, and what kind of pain and torture they can take.

When Sloan comes too she has no control over her body, her voice, even her bowels.  She was implanted with an AI hooked up directly to her brain that controls everything she does. But Sloan is resourceful and starts learning how to work around her AI and take back control of parts of her brain.

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Moonbeams and Wolf Dreams

Moonbeams & Wolf Dreams: Children of Selene Book 1 by [Louise, Sarah]

Moonbeams and Wolf Dreams the first in the Children of Selene by Sarah Lousie. Aylin was found by her adopted fox shifter father in the hollowed out base of a large oak tree.  She has forever been seen as prey in the pack she was raised in. The Alpha a nasty man that would sooner kill someone then ever help anyone. But soon it is time for Aylin’s first shift. Since she doesn’t know who her parents are, she has no idea what she could turn into for the first time.

But that is the least of her worries.  The Alpha has taken an interest in her, and Aylin does not reciprocate.  He plans to take her after her first shift figuring that she will be easy prey as she acts like she is submissive. Aylin and her father have already created a plan to get her off of pack lands after her first shift on the moon after her 25th birthday.

A nearby pack comes to attend the ceremony and as Aylin is blessed by Selene the shifter goddess, she turns into a large white wolf. Commotion breaks out and the Alpha of the visiting pack claims her as his mate (her wolf agrees) and an argument ensues as her current pack leader plans to use her might for his own.

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