Recenzie Circul Noptii de Erin Morgenstern

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Urmărind periplul aventuros al unui circ fermecat, romanul talentatei tinere scriitoare Erin Morgenstern este o magică poveste de dragoste pentru cititorii de toate vârstele.
Circul soseşte fără veste. Fără înştiinţări, fără afişe lipite pe stâlpi sau panouri. E pur şi simplu acolo unde ieri nu era nimic.
Sub cupola corturilor nocturne, în dungi albe şi negre, te aşteaptă însă o experienţă cu totul unică, o sărbătoare a simţurilor – poţi să te pierzi într-un labirint de nori, să rătăceşti prin meandrele unei grădini luxuriante construite din gheaţă, să priveşti uimit la contorsionista tatuată care se strecoară într-o minusculă cutie de sticlă şi să te îmbeţi cu miresmele de caramel şi scorţişoară ce adie ameţitor prin aer.
Bine aţi venit în Le Cirque des Rêves! Însă, în spatele norilor de fum şi al oglinzilor, se derulează o competiţie crâncenă – un duel între doi tineri magicieni, Celia şi Marco – an trenaţi încă din copilărie să concureze într-un „joc” implacabil de către maeştrii lor misterioşi. Necunoscută celor doi, aceasta este însă o confruntare din care doar unul dintre ei va reuşi să iasă învingător, iar circul este scena pe care se desfăşoară o bătălie cumplită a imaginaţiei şi voinţei.
Dar când o dragoste profundă, pasionată şi magică se înfiripă între cei doi protagonişti, bătrânii lor maeştri trebuie să intervină, iar consecinţele vor fi periculoase pentru toţi cei implicaţi.
O poveste seducătoare, plină de aventură, magie şi poezie, un basm cuceritor pentru cititorii de toate vârstele.

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Ok, inca nu sunt sigura daca mi-a plăcut aceasta carte sau nu. Ce-I drept ca am citit-o parca într-o amorţeala a creierului, nedându-mi seama inca ce sa cred despre ea. Dar, categoric e ceva diferit de ceea ce am citit pana acum. Si asta chiar mi-a plăcut. Fantasy si contemporan sunt doua genuri de literatură pe care multi nu le combina; dar se pare ca merg de minune împreună. Unse ca o maşină buna:)
Ce mi-a mai plăcut a fost modul in care autoarea a structurat cartea, mai exact multitudinea de personaje ale căror perspective le-am citit. Chiar este plăcut sa citeşti gândurile a mai multor personaje, insa in acelaşi timp este obositor, mai ales când acele perspective sunt din ani diferiţi. Not a good way, but also enjoying.
Am fost putin frustrate ca nu prea înţelegeam miza jocului si a câştigării lui, mai ales regulile lui. Insa am fost bucuroasa sa le aflu chiar daca la finalul cărţii. Cred ca asta a adus un plus de mister cărţii.
Stiu ca multora dintre voi va plăcut aceasta carte, eu insa, sunt inca foarte nedumerita. Poate pentru ca sunt obişnuită sa am parte de toate detaliile si nu prea mai sunt obişnuită cu misterele. 50% mi-a plăcut, 50% nu. Cam asta e lupta din mine. Insa cu fiecare secunda care trece, balanta se inclina in favoarea plăcutului.
Sper sa citiţi cartea asta pentru ca, in primul rand are o coperta superba, atât cu supracoperta, cat si fara ea; e ca o mica biblie. Si in al doilea rand, va garantez ca nu aţi citit aşa ceva niciodată. Enjoy!:)
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Favorite quotes:
"Un visător este cineva care îşi găseşte drumul doar in miez de noapte si a cărui pedeapsa este aceea ca vede zorii înainte de restul lumii."
"Oamenii vad ceea ce doresc sa vadă. Si in cele mai multe cazuri, ceea ce li se spune sa vadă."
"Unele lucruri nu sunt pentru a fi văzute, remarca Celia."
"Prefer sa rămân neiluminat, pentru a aprecia mai bine întunericul."
"A fi mai degrabă decât a părea."
"Dragostea e uşuratica si trecătoare. Rareori poate servi drept o baza solida pentru deciziile pe care le iei, in orice joc."
"Îţi zici, in timp ce te îndepărtezi de Le Cirque des Reves spre zorii care se ivesc, ca te simţeai parca mai treaz in mijlocul circului. Nu mai eşti tocmai sigur de care parte a gardului e visul."

Moneyball: Arta de a invinge

Filmul este inspirat dintr-o poveste adevarata - aceea a fostului jucator de baseball Billy Beane (interpretat de Brad Pitt) - care, nereusind sa fie cel mai bun pe teren conform propriei stachete, renunta si devine manager al echipei Oakland Athletics. Insa in campionatul din 2002, Billy se confrunta cu o situatie foarte problematica: cei mai buni jucatori parasesc echipa, atrasi de salariile oferite de marile cluburi. Jucatorii care raman sunt nevoiti sa se multumeasca cu o treime din salariu.

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Title: Pretending He's You (Nashville Nights, #4)

Author: Stacey Mosteller

Release Date: October 22, 2014

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Olivia Barrett’s always had a weakness for bad boys and Tyler Chamberlain is no exception. His tattoos, his piercings, and even the fact that he has a girlfriend doesn’t keep her away. Interested in Tyler since she first saw him pick up a guitar, she’s been trying to find ways to be with him for years. He’s the one Livvie runs to when she needs a friend, the one who makes her laugh and holds her when she needs to cry. Unfortunately, they are never single at the same time and sneaking around is getting old. Now, tired of making bad decisions, Livvie’s making changes. Her friends are all starting to grow up and she doesn’t want to be left behind. Terrified her friends are moving on without her, she's’s determined to make things work with Emmett, her on-again off-again boyfriend since high school. The only problem? Tyler isn’t ready to let her go. Despite her boyfriend and his girlfriend, these two are drawn together like magnets. When she’s with Emmett she wishes she was with Tyler and vice versa. Will Livvie ever get tired of pretending and pick one guy? Or will she keep bouncing back and forth between the two of them indefinitely?    

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He makes me so mad! It’s my birthday, and instead of celebrating with my boyfriend, I’m at home, fuming over the stupid shit he always does. Emmett knows today is my birthday, but instead of making plans to spend the night with me, he’s with his teammates. I mean, come on! I bailed on plans with SB, Jess and Lily tonight to spend time with my boyfriend. I was actually planning on giving up my virginity tonight…I figured hell, I’m eighteen now, I’m an adult, sex is my decision right? Wrong, apparently. My bedroom door shuts behind me and I whirl around, thinking he’s followed me in, but no, of course not. It’s Tyler, Chris’s friend and old bandmate. A guy I’ve had a crush on since he started coming around when he first moved to Nashville from London. Looking over at him in shock, because I really didn’t expect to see him, or anyone here tonight. My parents aren’t home, which is par for the course, and my brother…oh shit! Chris is home on leave so that means the rest of the old band is here too. They always hang out and play when he’s home. “What’s wrong Livvie-girl?” His softly spoken words, in the accent that’s not as pronounced as it was the first time I met him, saying the nickname he gave me, bring tears to my eyes. Turning back away from him, not wanting him to see me cry, not over something as stupid as my boyfriend having an away game on my birthday. Trust me, I know the way I’m acting is selfish, but it just feels like everyone has abandoned me this year. My parents are out of town, my boyfriend refused to blow off his game, and I can’t beg my friends to hang out with me because I already told them what my plans were for tonight. If I call any of them, they’ll just feel sorry for me. Tyler’s hands land on my shoulders, squeezing gently before he turns me back around to face him. The concern in his eyes unravels me; I just want to be close to someone, to feel like someone cares. I collapse into his chest, crying softly while he strokes my hair, murmuring sweet words to comfort me. We only stand like this for a few minutes, just until I can get my emotions under control. “Are you ready to tell me what has you so upset, love?” He tips my chin up so I’m looking into his eyes, but I don’t want him to see just how messed up I am tonight. I just want to forget everything, forget how cheated I feel. Tonight was supposed to be the night…my eighteenth birthday, the first time I go “all the way” - which sounds really corny by the way. We’ve done everything but the actual deed so I shouldn’t feel so cheated. It’s just, I’m tired of being one of the only ones in my group of friends who hasn’t done it yet. It’s just SarahBeth and me and she’s waiting for someone who will never, ever notice her like that. I don’t want to end up like her, alone and pining for someone I can’t have. I can’t say any of that to Tyler though, so I just say, “I’m just upset because I’m spending my birthday alone.” There, that should suffice. I shouldn’t have to elaborate on those words. Besides, now that I’m in here, in my room…alone with a boy, a boy that I’ve always wanted to be alone with, I’m getting ideas. Ones I shouldn’t act on, but I’m angry, still feeling the sting of rejection from Emmett refusing to blow off his game. “Ahh,” he says knowingly, “your birthday? How old are you now?” He tilts his head sideways, studying me as he waits for my answer. My smile turns wicked as I trail a finger down his chest, then his really nice abs, stopping just above the snap on his jeans. Looking up at him, I breathe the word, “Eighteen.” His light brown eyes darken until I’m almost unable to tell where his pupils end and the color begins. This so isn’t me, but I like the effect I’m having on him. “Mmmm, that’s a good age, Livvie-girl,” he says, his voice suddenly much deeper. I know I’m playing with fire, but I just can’t help myself. Tyler rubs his thumb against my bottom lip, prompting me to touch the tip of my tongue against it. His indrawn breath makes me feel powerful, like I’m doing something naughty when I shouldn’t be. Which of course, I am. Technically, I have a boyfriend…at least I think I still do. I’m not really sure because I told him that if he didn’t blow off the game, he shouldn’t call me again. It’s not the first time I’ve made the threat and I’ve never followed through with it before, but Tyler’s finally paying me attention. I’ve wanted him to notice me since the day I met him, the broken boy who’d just lost his mom and moved in with a father who didn’t know he’d existed until the day his mom’s will was read. I’m feeling reckless and bold, and I’m not sure if it’s because it’s him or my birthday, or just the idea that I’m doing something I’m not supposed to be. I talk a lot of shit, but deep down, I’m really a good girl. Always doing what my parents tell me, never really getting into trouble. Up to this point, the only rebellious thing I’ve done is putting a bright red streak in my dark hair. My parents freaked about that one until I assured them it was temporary - even though it’s not. Tyler’s free hand strokes down my arm leaving a trail of goose bumps in its wake before settling on my waist. The warmth of his hand seeps through my light shirt and into my skin as I stretch up on my toes to brush my mouth against his briefly. His hand tightens as the other moves from my chin around to the back of my neck, tangling in my hair and holding my head still. Before I can ask what he’s doing, his mouth lands on mine, kissing me roughly. I’ve never been kissed this way, and when I don’t push him away, he pulls back just enough to trace the seam of my lips with his tongue, silently asking for acceptance. I don’t even think of denying him, opening immediately and sucking his tongue into my mouth. He growls, pulling me harder against him and letting me feel his obvious erection against my stomach. I’ve made out with a few guys, but none of them have ever made me feel like this. I feel like I’m freezing and burning up all at the same time. Tyler knows exactly how to touch me to make my body ignite, and I’m wondering why I bother with high school boys when the older ones are so much better.   Nashville Nights series

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SMosteller Stacey is the New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author of Second Chances (co-authored with H.M. Ward) and the Nashville Nights series. She is also a wife, mother, writer and self-professed bookwhore - not necessarily in that order! As the mother of three growing boys, her Kindle has become her temporary escape from the insanity of boys, dogs and her husband. Stacey can usually be found curled up with her iPad when she's supposed to be writing or creating endless playlists on Spotify.

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Title: The Force of Gravity (The Force of Gravity, #1)

Author: Kelly Stevenson

Genre: New Adult Student / Teacher Romance

Release Date: July 12, 2014

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"I blast the stereo in a vain attempt to drown out my thoughts. I don’t want to be thinking about him and analyzing every detail of first period. It makes me feel like a young, foolish girl, and I’m embarrassed that I can’t control the way my body reacts every time his eyes meet mine." 

In a quiet town in the East Valley of Phoenix, Arizona, everything in life is seemingly perfect for eighteen-year-old Kaley Kennedy. She has loving parents, loyal friends, and is dating the hottest boy in school. With only a few months left of her senior year, she’s looking forward to an epic summer before heading off to Los Angeles for college. 

Without warning, a gorgeous new math teacher interrupts Kaley’s predictable little world, challenging who she is. Suddenly, parties, dates, and Friday nights with her friends seem empty and unfulfilling as she finds herself obsessing over his every move. Desperate for something more, but determined to ignore her fierce attraction, every single relationship in her life begins to crumble by forces beyond her control. Struggling to transition from adolescence to adulthood, Kaley must choose between playing it safe or risking more than just her heart. . . .  

 

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Kelly Stevenson is a professional writer from Phoenix, Arizona. She has a background in journalism, psychology, theater arts, and animal science. When Kelly is not writing, she enjoys reading, horseback riding, and spending time with her family.

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Cele mai bune intentii pot da nastere celor mai intunecate obsesii.

Viktor si fratele lui geaman, Konrad, au explorat toate coridoarele secrete si camerele tainice din somptuosul lor castel Frankenstein. Cu exceptia uneia.

Biblioteca Intunecata adaposteste tomuri stravechi, misterioase, scrise in limbi ciudate si pline de cunostinte interzise. Tatal lor ii obliga sa promita ca nu vor vizita niciodata biblioteca, insa in clipa in care Konrad cade grav bolnav, Viktor intelege ca trebuie sa descopere cartea ce contine reteta pentru legendarul Elixir al Vietii.

Elixirul necesita doar trei ingrediente. Dar astre nefaste, o alchimie periculoasa si un triunghi amoros nefericit ii pun in pericol, la fiecare pas, reusita stradaniilor lui.

Viktor stie ca nu poate sa dea gres. Insa sortii sai de izbanda depind de cat de departe poate impinge granitele naturii, ale stiintei si ale iubirii - si cat de mult este dispus sa sacrifice!


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Am văzut ca multa lume adora aceasta carte, aşa ca am decis sa mi-o cumpăr si eu cu intenţia de a o citi. Ei, a trecut un an de când o am in biblioteca si am zis ca e timpul pentru ea, mai ales ca doream o schimbare in materie de genuri. Fantasy, horror si thriller mereu au fost pasiunea mea si prima mea iubire. Iar acesta carte le-a avut pe toate, inclusive mystery.

Mereu am fost curioasa in ceea ce priveşte legendele. Iar mitul Frankenstein e unul neexplorat de mine. Inca. Nu prea ştiam ce sa ma aştept de la acesta carte, neştiind mai nimic despre ea. Tot ce pot sa spun la sfârşitul lecturii ei, este ca e mind blowing. Mi-a plăcut enorm de mult.

Felul cum curiozitatea mea o lua razna in aşteptarea noilor întâmplări, acea lume criptica, magica si obscură a Genevei si a castelului Frankenstein; mereu am adorat lumea veche a omenirii, cea istorica; mi se pare ca e mai plina de mister decât oricare alta, iar cea construita de autor nu a fost mai prejos.

Construirea personajului Viktor e cea care m-a dat gata. Sentimentele lui contradictorii, oscilând intre faima si iubire, intre bine si rău m-a dat captivate pe de-antregul. Viktor e cel mai complicat si uşor de citit in acelaşi timp personaj pe care le-am descoperit vreodată.

Nu ma mira faima si premiile acestei cărţi. Sper sa avem parte de filmul ala cat mai curând. Si sper ca editura Leda sa publice si restul seriei.

Aveţi parte de toate genurile literare in ea: fantasy, mystery, thriller, romance, action, alchimie. Ce aţi dori mai mult? Volumul doi, stiu, stiu. Si eu la fel.

So, pentru cei care nu aţi citit inca cartea asta, fuguţa si o cumpăraţi sau o împrumutaţi si va apucaţi imediat de ea. Nu ştiţi ce pierdeţi. Credeţi-mă, CHIAR NU ŞTIŢI. Pentru cei care aţi citit-o, ei, good jog guys and I hope that you like it as much as I do!
Best fantasy reading this year!:)

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"In preajma ei ma simt ca un fluture plăpând. Tot ce pot sa fac e să-i evit flacăra."

"Frumuseţea ta ar opri si soarele sa apună."

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Title: Everything With You (With You, #3)

Author: Kaylee Ryan

Genre: New Adult

Release Date: October 27, 2014

Cover Design: Okay Creations

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Every road, even the broken ones, will eventually lead us to our destination. We hope to find our place in the world, sometimes getting lost and straddled with the fear of never being found. Ultimately it’s that broken road that leads us to the meaning of life, love and happiness. You watched as Allison and Liam fell head over heels. You watched as they sealed their love with the bond of marriage. Now it’s time to watch them take the next step - being parents.  After years of denying their feelings, Hailey and Aiden are preparing for their happily ever after. When Hailey says ‘Yes’ to become Mrs. Aiden Emerson, she immediately begins planning their destination wedding. As the couple settles in as Mr. and Mrs. they dream of what the future holds.  Unfortunately life puts them on a different path causing chaos and pain, leading them down a somber path of existence. Neither couple is sure if they’ll be able to find each other again. Follow both couples as their love and strength is tested. Can they overcome life’s obstacles and reach their destination?

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Kaylee Ryan has had a passion for reading since she was a little girl. That passion has slowly led to spinning romantic tales, and a one-click addiction. When she doesn’t have her nose stuck in her kindle or fingers glued to the keyboard, you can find Kaylee hanging out with friends and family. She loves all genres of music, and enjoys scrapbooking. She lives in Ohio with her husband (her real life happily ever after) and their rambunctious little boy.

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Title: Meet Me In The Middle

Author: Kelly Collins

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Release Date: September 16, 2014

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Sophie has to move on, but how do you move on when your heart is paralyzed? Aman, martini’s and a magical night are all it takes to set her on a new path. Love isn’t something she seeks; she’s been hiding for two hundred and twenty-six days. Sex was the last thing on her mind and yet she can’t forget it––forget him Attraction isn’t a choice, it just happens. Troy isn’t a choice; he’s a force of nature.

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Kelly Collins lives in Colorado with her husband James. She’s the proud mother of three young adults that still manage to keep her on her toes and her head spinning. They are her greatest accomplishment.

As a military wife, Kelly has traveled the world like a rock star on tour. This has given her the amazing ability to unpack an entire household in three days—another crowning achievement!

Over her life, she has been a jack-of-all-trades between Dental assisting, teaching, and running her home staging business until finally, one day, she decided to do something she was meant to do. She wrote. And she hasn’t stopped since.

Armed with a glass of wine and her laptop, Kelly loves nothing more than to create a world that any woman would want to live in.

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Title: Between a Rock and a Hard Place (Radical Rock Stars, #2)

Author: Jenna Galicki

Release Date: October 1, 2104

Genre: Contemporary Erotic Romance

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She’s a rock goddess.
He’s a sex pistol.
I need them both, in my life and in my bed, and I'm not living without either one of them.
I’ll do whatever it takes to keep them there, even if it costs me everything I ever wanted.
I’m Tommy Blade, The Prince of Punk Rock, and this is the rest of our story.

When Jessi Blade is forced to miss the first leg of Immortal Angel’s world tour, Tommy Blade and Angel Garcia are alone together for the first time. Their romance flourishes and brings them closer together, but time apart puts a strain on Tommy and Jessi’s marriage. The demanding schedule of a world tour, pressure from the record label and a wife who feels neglected, leaves Tommy under a blanket of anxiety. He’s helpless as his perfect life slowly falls to pieces.

When Jessi finally catches up to Tommy and Angel four weeks into their world tour, she begins to feel like an outsider. She’s not about to take a back seat to Angel and she competes for Tommy’s attention. Tired of the rivalry, she begins to wonder if they’d be happier without her.

Angel is trying to hold their relationship together, but Jessi’s animosity and Tommy’s nervous tension, are a heavy load to carry. Before long, it becomes clear that their life, and the band, are doomed unless they work out their differences.  

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I love her, but I also love him.  She’s everything to me.  He sets my world on fire.  It's our dirty little secret, and it’s about to blow our record deal sky high.  I’m Tommy Blade, the Prince of Punk Rock, and this is our story.  Tommy Blade is a man with a secret. It’s a secret he only shares with one person, Jessi Blade – and the men he surrenders to in the bedroom. Jessi’s only condition to their tumultuous sex life is that the men are one night stands. But when Angel Garcia enters their life, it’s like a match to gasoline.  Mega-talented punk rock singer Angel Garcia, with his smoldering ebony eyes, tight leather pants and unstoppable stage presence, is a man who is used to getting what he wants. He has his eyes set on Tommy Blade as his new lead guitarist, and as his life partner.  Jessi Blade, sympathetic to her husband's bisexual needs, loves him enough to share him, but she never counted on Angel Garcia to test the threshold of her marriage. He makes her life hell . . . and heaven. He’s her damnation and her salvation. She wants to hate him. She wants to despise him. But his charm and raw sex appeal are impossible to resist. Without warning, she finds herself falling in love with her husband's gay lover.  At the height of it all, their punk rock band catapults to stardom.  Their lives are marred by secrecy, deception and sacrifice. Feelings of betrayal, backlash from the sensationalistic media and threats of blackmail send them down a hard road filled with tough decisions.  They aren't your ordinary rock stars. They're radical rock stars. And they have a big story to tell. 

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headshot Jenna Galicki is a strong advocate for LGBT rights and marriage equality. She lives in Long Island, NY with her husband and two dogs, and she loves meeting new people. She's a rottweiler enthusiast and an avid music buff. When she's not hunched over a computer, you can find her front row at a rock concert.

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Title: Everything With You (With You, #3)

Author: Kaylee Ryan

Genre: New Adult

Release Date: October 27, 2014

Cover Design: Okay Creations

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Every road, even the broken ones, will eventually lead us to our destination. We hope to find our place in the world, sometimes getting lost and straddled with the fear of never being found. Ultimately it’s that broken road that leads us to the meaning of life, love and happiness. You watched as Allison and Liam fell head over heels. You watched as they sealed their love with the bond of marriage. Now it’s time to watch them take the next step - being parents.  After years of denying their feelings, Hailey and Aiden are preparing for their happily ever after. When Hailey says ‘Yes’ to become Mrs. Aiden Emerson, she immediately begins planning their destination wedding. As the couple settles in as Mr. and Mrs. they dream of what the future holds.  Unfortunately life puts them on a different path causing chaos and pain, leading them down a somber path of existence. Neither couple is sure if they’ll be able to find each other again. Follow both couples as their love and strength is tested. Can they overcome life’s obstacles and reach their destination?

About The Author

Kaylee

Kaylee Ryan has had a passion for reading since she was a little girl. That passion has slowly led to spinning romantic tales, and a one-click addiction. When she doesn’t have her nose stuck in her kindle or fingers glued to the keyboard, you can find Kaylee hanging out with friends and family. She loves all genres of music, and enjoys scrapbooking. She lives in Ohio with her husband (her real life happily ever after) and their rambunctious little boy.

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Numele meu este Tate. Totusi, el nu imi spune asa. Nici macar nu i-ar trece prin cap sa mi se adreseze atat de familiar, asta in cazul in care mi s-ar adresa cat de cat. Nu, abia daca imi vorbeste.
Dar nici nu ma lasa in pace.
Candva, am fost cei mai buni prieteni, dupa care a inceput sa se lege de mine si a decis ca scopul lui este sa imi ruineze viata. Am fost umilita, exclusa si barfita in toti anii de liceu. Cu cat trecea timpul, cu atat mai chinuitoare deveneau farsele si zvonurile puse la cale de el, si deja mi se facuse lehamite sa ma tot feresc din calea lui. Am plecat chiar in Franta pentru un an de zile, ca sa il evit.
Doar ca, acum, m-am saturat sa ma mai ascund si nici de-a naibii nu il voi lasa sa-mi distruga ultimul an de liceu. Poate ca el nu s-a schimbat, dar eu am facut-o. Este timpul sa ripostez.
Nu mai am de gand sa-l las sa-si bata joc de mine.


My opinion:

Când lumea mi-a spus ca trebuie sa citesc aceasta carte neapărat Intimidare, nu ma aşteptam sa fie aşa de buna si perfecta. This book is a masterpiece!

Daca ii citeşti descrierea, vei spune ca este tipica si ca orice alta poveste romantica pe care ai citit-o pana acum. Ei, cat de mult va înşelaţi. Primul lucru pe care l-am adorat este felul cum sunt construite acţiunile, întâmplările, felul am cum ele sunt povestite. Autoarea are un stil aparte de nu a grăbi lucrurile si de a nu te plictisi cu felul ei încet de derulare a acţiunilor.
Fiecare acţiune este gândita pas cu pas, aşa încât se leagă perfect si mulat intre ele. Este prima carte de care sunt mulţumită de finalul ei, fara a vrea sa stiu mai mult. Îţi raspunde la absolut orice întrebare pe care ai avea-o pe parcursul lecturii, si toate la momentul potrivit de parca ţi-ar citi gândurile.

Un alt aspect plăcut si bine definit este chimia dintre cei doi. Îmi place foarte mult coperta pe care cei de la Epica au ales-o pentru acesta carte. Exact aşa mi-am imaginat si eu personajele. Good Job, Epica! You ROCK!

Cum spuneam, chimia... OMG! Atât de multa ura si dragoste intre cei doi, Tate si Jared; si parca adori mai mult momentele de ura petrecute intre cei doi, decât cele pline de afecţiune si dragoste. Ce mi-a plăcut enorm de mult este felul cum autoarea a reuşit sa ma facă sa îndrăgesc acele momente de tachinări si ura, la fel de mult ca cele de tandreţe.

Nu vreau sa va spun mai multe pentru ca nu vreau să-i stric farmecul acestei cărţi.
Tot ce trebuie sa ştiţi este ca Penelope Douglas este un geniu al literaturii, ca, Intimidare este una dintre cele mai bune cărţi pe care le-am citit anul acesta. Iar daca acestea nu sunt bune motive pentru a va apuca de ea, ei, treaba voastră, voi pierdeţi.
E ca si cum ai vedea cea mai gustoasa prăjitura in fata ta, iar tu o arunci la gunoi.

Mulţumiri din suflet Editurii Epica ca a tradus si la noi acest volum si continua sa ne lumineze nopţile cu multe alte cărţi!

Cartea  o puteţi comanda de pe site-ul editurii EpicaDiverta.
Favorite quotes:

"Exista in inima fiecărei femei adevărate o scânteie de foc ceresc, latenta in vremurile pline de lumina ale prosperităţii, dar care se aprinde si arde cu flacăra vie in vremurile întunecate, potrivnice."

"Dar draga mea, să-ţi îngădui sa fii vulnerabila, nu este întotdeauna o dovada de slăbiciune. Câteodată poate fi o decizie conştientă, ca sa ajuţi cealaltă persoana sa iasă de sub carapace."

"Ochii lui erau precum coperta unei cărţi: îţi dădeau indicii, nicidecum toată povestea. Iar eu vroiam sa stiu toată povestea."

"Ieri, o veşnicie,
Mâine, zădărnicie,
Pana sa apari tu."

"Tate, eşti a mea si eu sunt al tau. Cu fiecare zi ce va trece îţi vei da tot mai mult seama de acest lucru. Când vei crede acest lucru fara umbra de îndoială, atunci îţi voi fi câştigat încrederea."

"Nu ne despărţiserăm niciodată. Fiecare ne-am modelat unul pe celălalt fara sa ne dam seama. Iar acum eram impliniti."
Iata cartea pe care Merlin i-ar fi oferit-o tanarului Arthur... daca ar fi existat, fireste.
In Cartea ucenicului vrajitor vei gasi numeroase informatii, exercitii si instructiuni despre:
Cum sa-ti construiesti o bagheta magica;
Cum sa-ti compui propriile rune;
Cum sa-ti faci un minicadran solar;
Cum sa alcatuiesti si sa folosesti un arc cu sageti de foc;
Cum sa creezi Calea Lactee;
Cum sa-ti urzesti propriile amulete si talismane;
Potiuni pentru toate scopurile;
Cum sa chemi duhurile si sa creezi efecte speciale;
Si multe alte lucruri uluitoare.

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Title: COURAGE Anthology

Release Date: September 16, 2014

 All proceeds will be donated to the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer via the Fifty Shades of Pink team.   www.avonwalk.org/goto/50shadesofpink

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J.L. Berg- Never been ready(The Ready Series Book 2)

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Leah Morgan was done with men. After barely surviving a horrendous childhood, and a boyfriend who bailed when things got rough, Leah had given up on love. Then she met him, Hollywood’s new golden boy who suddenly had eyes only for her. She tried to convince herself that one night couldn’t hurt, but after six months, the memories of his mesmerizing gaze and searing touch still invaded her every thought. Declan James had just one rule when it came to women. Keep it simple, and never linger. That all changed the moment he met Leah. Even across a crowded bar, he could tell she was different. Sweet, with just the right amount of sass, she made him break his golden rule and now he couldn’t walk away. When casual becomes anything but, and emotions run deep, will Leah and Declan fight their fears, or let old insecurities tear them apart? When Declan’s past comes roaring back in a way neither of them could have expected, will they stand united or be torn apart by the challenges that lie ahead? It was only supposed to be one night, but only forever will do. 

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L.A. Casey- Dominic(Slater Brothers #1)

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WARNING: If you don't like leading males that are possessive pr**ks, Dominic is NOT for you. If you don't like leading females that are stubborn bi**hes, Dominic is NOT for you. If you don't like characters who have bad tempers, Dominic is NOT for you. Most of all, if you don't like characters who CURSE A LOT and say EXACTLY what they feel and are thinking without sugar coating it then Dominic is REALLY NOT for you. After a car accident killed her parents when she was a child, Bronagh Murphy chose to box herself off from people in an effort to keep herself from future hurt. If she doesn't befriend people, talk to them or acknowledge them in any way they leave her alone just like she wants. When Dominic Slater enters her life, ignoring him is all she has to do to get his attention. Dominic is used to attention, and when he and his brothers move to Dublin, Ireland for family business, he gets nothing but attention. Attention from everyone except the beautiful brunette with a sharp tongue.  Dominic wants Bronagh and the only way he can get to her, is by dragging her from the boxed off corner she has herself trapped in the only way he knows how...by force. Dominic wants her, and what Dominic wants, Dominic gets.

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Kirsty Mosely- The Boy Who Sneaks In My Bedroom Window

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  Amber Walker and her older brother, Jake, have an abusive father. One night her brother's best friend, Liam, sees her crying and climbs through her bedroom window to comfort her. That one action sparks a love/hate relationship that spans over the next eight years. Liam is now a confident, flirty player who has never had a girlfriend before. Amber is still emotionally scarred from the abuse she suffered at the hands of her father. Together they make an unlikely pair. Their relationship has always been a rocky one, but what happens when Amber starts to view her brother's best friend a little differently? And how will her brother, who has always been a little overprotective, react when he finds out that the pair are growing closer? Find out in The Boy Who Sneaks In My Bedroom Window.

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Erin Noelle- When The Sun Goes Down(Dusk Till Dawn Book 1)

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A story of deception... Trina is a quiet, reserved music teacher at an inner-city elementary school. Because of the traumatic events of her childhood, she’s skittish of people in general, but men especially frighten her. However, when Lucca Ellis appears in her life, he refuses to take no for an answer. Will he be able to help her overcome the past that has kept her a prisoner for over eight years? Kat is a woman scorned and out for revenge. Wronged by the men in her life, she thrives on belittling and dominating all men that she comes in contact with. Her end goal is to make the one man, the one who stole her life away as a child, pay for his actions, and she doesn’t care who she has to destroy to get there. These two lives that both thrive on control, were never supposed to overlap, but anything can happen… When the Sun Goes Down.

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Tess Oliver- Freefall: Custom Culture #1 

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Ever since a tragic accident killed her family and left her alone in the world, Scotlyn James hasn't spoken one word. Up until now she didn't care that she had no way of talking to people. Her awful aunt would never have listened, and Lincoln Hammond the arrogant, selfish man who pulled her from the streets of Los Angeles wouldn't hear her words if she could speak. But when Lincoln insists she get a tattoo to cover up a scar on her side, Scotlyn meets the artist, Nix Pierce. And now she longs for her voice. Now she has found someone who will hear her.

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Kate Perry- All for You (A Laurel Heights Novel) 

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Anna Godwin likes it spicy. At least she used to. Somewhere between law school and real life, she lost her sparkle. Now she wears boring business suits to boring dates in her boring life. The last time Anna remembers feeling that sizzle was with the one man who's all cayenne and passion: Max Corazao, the one who got away. Except Max still sees Anna as a woman full of spice. And Anna intends to do whatever she can to be that woman again—with his (unknowing) help... 

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Julie A. Richman- Searching For Moore

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I lost the love of my life when she disappeared without even a goodbye. It was the 80's - there was no internet, no Google, no cell phones. If you wanted to disappear, you could. And she did. She crushed my soul. A friend just told me he saw her on Facebook. And now I'm a keystroke away from asking her the question that's haunted me for two decades. "Why did you leave me?" Two decades after she broke his heart, sexy entrepreneur Schooner Moore uncovers the truth and betrayal his life has been built on when he Facebook friend requests college love, Mia Silver. Determined to win Mia's love once again, Schooner embarks on a life-altering journey that could cost him everything.

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Aurora Rose Reynolds- Until Trevor (Until Series Book 2) 

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Trevor Mayson had his life planned out - make the family business successful and play the field for a few more years before eventually settling down. Then he sees her. Liz Hayes was beautiful, shy and everything that he could ever want...but she didn't fit into his plans. After Trevor painfully rejects her, Liz finally starts to move on, but Trevor is finding it difficult to truly let her go. It seems the more he tries to stay away, the more intense his feelings for her become. Like a stretched rubber band, he can only take so much before snapping. Liz Hayes is done waiting for Trevor and isn't interested in getting her heart broken by him again, but Trevor is making it difficult for her to forget him when he shoves his way back into her life. Can Trevor prove to her that he is worth falling in love with again, and is he ready to change his life plan to let her into his heart?

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Hilary Storm-In A Heartbeat (Rebel Walking #1) 

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Eaven Bennett is a college student with a passion for photography. She has high hopes of completing college and starting a new life as she moves away from her hometown with her best friend, Ivy Adams. Her last boyfriend ruined any chance of her trusting ever again. Talon Walker is the dark and intriguing drummer for the up and coming band ‘Rebel Walking’. A tragedy in his past has left him empty with no desire for a relationship. That is until he meets Eaven. One minute your heart is filled with love, the next your entire life comes crashing down. Everything can change in a heartbeat. Can Eaven and Talon overcome the obstacles in their way and find love?
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Pepper Winters- Tears Of Tess
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"My life was complete. Happy, content, everything neat and perfect. Then it all changed. I was sold." Tess Snow has everything she ever wanted: one more semester before a career in property development, a loving boyfriend, and a future dazzling bright with possibility. For their two year anniversary, Brax surprises Tess with a romantic trip to Mexico. Sandy beaches, delicious cocktails, and soul-connecting sex set the mood for a wonderful holiday. With a full heart, and looking forward to a passion filled week, Tess is on top of the world. But lusty paradise is shattered. Kidnapped. Drugged. Stolen. Tess is forced into a world full of darkness and terror. Captive and alone with no savior, no lover, no faith, no future, Tess evolves from terrified girl to fierce fighter. But no matter her strength, it can't save her from the horror of being sold. Can Brax find Tess before she's broken and ruined, or will Tess's new owner change her life forever? A New Adult Dark Contemporary Romance, not suitable for people sensitive to grief, slavery, and hard to read subjects. A story about finding love in the strangest of places, a will of iron that grows from necessity, and forgiveness that may not be enough.

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