Tell Me Something Tuesday with Elena: What are the books that will always remain on your shelf?

Tell Me Something Tuesday

Tell Me Something Tuesday is a a weekly discussion hosted by Rainy Day Ramblings where we discuss a wide range of topics from books to blogging.

This week’s topic: What are the books that will always remain on your shelf?

I have a loooooong list of favorite books, but there are some of them I know I’ll never part from. Here they are:

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Elena Reviews: Monster in His Eyes (Book 1) by JM Darhower

 

 

 

MIHEFRONTThe synopsis:

Ignazio Vitale is not a good man.

I suspect it, the first time I see him, sense the air of danger that surrounds the man. He has a way of commanding attention, of taking control, of knowing what I’m thinking before I even do.

It’s alarming and alluring. It’s dark and deadly. It’s everything I’ve ever wanted but the last thing I truly need. Obsession.

It doesn’t take him long to draw me into his web, charming me into his bed and trapping me in his life, a life I know nothing about until it’s too late. He has secrets, secrets I can’t fathom, secrets that make it so I can’t walk away. I see it sometimes in his eyes, a darkness that’s both terrifying and thrilling. He’s a monster, wrapped up in a pretty package, and what I find when I unmask him changes everything.

I want to hate him.

Sometimes, I do.

But it doesn’t stop me from loving him, too.

 

 

My rating: 5+++++ glittering stars

5 +++ stars

 

My review:

“There’s something about you…something I’ve sought for a very long time. Something I’ve always wanted. And now that I’ve found it, I don’t know if I can let it go.”

Let me say that JM Darhower is one of the best Authors of this generation. Since I read the Sempre Series, I became completely fascinated by her sublime writing style and addicted to her characters and story lines. With Monster in His Eyes, she proves once again to be an Author that not only does write a story, but also she makes you FEEL it, in the real sense of the word.

I rarely add pluses to an already 5 star rating, but this novel deserves so much more than 5 stars. Monster in His Eyes is the kind of book that gives you a real book hangover, the kind of book you carry in your bag wherever you go, so you can sneak in a few pages whenever you get the chance. The kind of book that becomes an addiction. It’s the first instalment in the duology, and it’s different from the previous ones Darhower wrote, because it’s an adult and dark romance.

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Elena’s Picks: Say it with a Kiss… (part 3)

You all know by now how much I love sharing some of my favorite kissing scenes in books, right? Well, who doesn’t love kissing? 😉

So here are some more steamy and sensual kisses…

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Elena Reviews: “Sempre: Redemption” by JM Darhower

COVER - Sempre Redemption

The synopsis:

In this thrilling and sexy follow-up to Sempre, two young lovers struggle to keep their relationship intact after they become deeply enmeshed in the dangerous mafia-run crime ring they once tried to overthrow.

Haven Antonelli and Carmine DeMarco have been through a lot. Haven was taken in by Carmine’s father, and with his family’s help, she escaped a gruesome fate. However, saving Haven from the dark intentions of a mafia family cost Carmine a steep price: he was forced to swear loyalty to them.

Now, still passionately in love, Carmine and Haven must face the fall-out of Carmine’s forced service, as Haven discovers terrifying secrets about the family that enslaved both her and her mother—and why she matters so much in this intricate web of lies.

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SEMPRE: REDEMPTION by JM Darhower COVER REVEAL!!!

SQUEEEE! I feel like I’ve been waiting for this moment forever, and here we are! Bookish Temptations is ecstatic to be participating in the COVER REVEAL of Sempre: Redemption by JM Darhower, the highly anticipated sequel to Sempre!

Check it out!

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Sempre Sequel REVEAL! And an excerpt…

You guys! I’m so excited today, because Bookish Temptations is one of the blogs that participates in the title and release date reveal of the Sempre Sequel! I’ve been waiting for this book forever, and I’m so happy that in a few months we’ll have it in our hands! Carmine is back and I couldn’t be more thrilled 😉

But today on Bookish Temptations we have a very special guest who’s ready to make the big announcement …Please, dear, don’t worry, we all love you here 🙂 (we also really, really love your boyfriend, actually we dream talk about him a lot, but pretend you didn’t hear this 😉 So, have you guessed who it is yet?

Of course, it’s her! Haven Antonelli from Sempre is here with us to make the big reveal!

Let’s give her a warm welcome and get ready to celebrate, everyone!

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