*~Review: Birthrights by J. Kyle McNeal~5 Stars~*

I want to give a huge thank you to J. Kyle McNeal for providing me with a copy of Birthrights in exchange for an honest review. I appreciate this opportunity. All views and opinions expressed are my own.

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Synopsis: Whym and Quint are two completely different young men, from seperate social statuses, and with two different perspectives.The two young men will travel on their seperate journeys and the author takes us on an adventure that we won’t forget from all POVs.

Quint is kin to a very powerful and religious family. He has no responsibilities and is use to living under his family’s care. Suddenly, Quint is thrown into a whirlwind and has to become a leader and take care of the dragon people. With living such a sheltered life, will Quint be able to be the leader his people need?

Whym is the last heir from his disgraceful family and was backstabbed by his best friend Ather, resulting in tragedy and execution. Whym is the grandson of the executed leader of the Reformer’s Rebellion. He is suddenly given an opportunity of choosing to become the apprentice of Stern, who is a disgrace to the Ellenronds(Whym’s family).

Both Whym and Quint are at a lost by the expectations of their birthrights. They both make a choice to try and fulfill their destiny. During their travels, they are on the brink of a civil war and trying to decipher between the truth and many lies. With strain from their previous life experiences the two men and other characters have to face treachery, scandals, violence, battles, suffering and trying to stand for what they believe to be the right perspective of the truth.

The reader is taken on a journey through other multiple characters’ POV and how their beliefs are tested through chaos. The young men are effected by their family ties but must go through this journey to try and fulfill their destinies and figure out where they stand for the upcoming battle. The reader is taken on these two seperate journeys with these men but both face similar trials and adventures as they navigate to finding the truth. The characters are taken through a journey where their faith and personal beliefs are tested in the battle to find the truth. Will these two young men be able to come to the grips of realization that the truth is mostly a matter of perspective? Will Whym and Quint be able to fulfill their destinies? Read Birthrights by J. Kyle McNeal to find out! giphy (12)

Review: WOW! This was an epic fantasy lover’s dream book. I give this book 5 out of 5 magical stars! This book captivates it’s readers attention from the beginning and carries it through the end. When I started reading this book I was going through a hard time and felt that this book had the ability to take me to a fantasy land that was full of adventure to escape my reality!

This is the perfect first installment of the series and it is sure to grab the reader’s attention from the beginning. I will be waiting patiently for the next in the series! The more I read this book the more I wanted to turn pages quickly and when I got near the end I never wanted to stop! The characterization and point of views were very intriguing and captivating. The only thing is there is some intense violence so this might be a trigger for some. I am so glad that I chose to read this book and miss the fantasy land already! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

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Wild Hearts by Vivian Wood Book Blitz and Giveaway



Wild Hearts
Vivian Wood
Publication date: November 14th 2017
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

In order to find love, you must set your heart free.

All her life, Faith has lacked a true, deep connection to someone. Her parents are long buried, her friends are too busy, and all she has is her job in corporate law to make her feel grounded. Each day is like the last with no telling if there will ever be something more for her. When a distant aunt passes away and leaves Faith her land, Faith has to put her empty life on hold and travel across the country to settle the estate.

A West Coast girl used to a fast paced lifestyle, Faith is ready to be entirely unimpressed by what she finds on the Georgia coast. That is, until she meets Alex.

Strong, tall, and decidedly anti-social, Alex is everything that Faith has been dreaming of her whole life. The fact that he scowls as he shows her the wonders of her new land doesn’t bother her… not like seeing him without his shirt does, anyway.

Alex has a lot of ground to cover before he can learn to trust someone again, but Faith is a lovely temptation. Slender, raven-haired, and smart as hell, she calls to him on a primal level… if he can get over the ghosts of his past.

Distrust, uncertainty, fear of change… In order to find their way to each other, they will each have their own demons to overcome.

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EXCERPT:

Alex wasn’t sure if she kissed him or if he kissed her. All he knew was that suddenly his lips were on hers, and they were softer and sweeter than he could have ever dreamed.

He felt her hands on his chest, and somehow his arms were around her waist. They fit perfectly in that deep curve right above her hips. He wasn’t sure, but he thought he felt the tip of her tongue against his. Alex let out a noise in the back of his throat.

She closed her eyes as he began to work the lotion into her back. Alex started at her shoulders and slid a finger underneath the strip of her halter top. He worked his way down, across her shoulder blades. She let out a moan as he hit a tense muscle in her lower back.

Alex paused, and a flicker of embarrassment washed over her. She expected him to stop, but instead he did it again, deeper. She moaned again, and the rest of her body started to respond.

His touch didn’t just release that tight muscle in her back. It started a fire throughout her entire body. Damn, she thought. She could drift away, let this man touch her all over like he was touching her right now.

His thumbs expertly glided across her lower back as he worked out the kinks. Faith’s breasts tightened, and she felt her nipples pebble. She sucked in her breath, head bowed, and could see her nipples as they responded to him.

Alex’s gaze dipped down to Faith’s lips, glazed with a gloss and smelling of Christmas. He wished he’d had the time, the mind-set, to enjoy those lips the first time he’d tasted them. His eyes continued downward to her breasts. From this angle, he could see straight down the button-up gingham shirt to the pink lace bra below. Her cleavage was deep and deliciously tempting, though he was disappointed he couldn’t make out her nipples. When they’d hardened in that little swimsuit, he was so turned on he could almost taste them between his lips.

He was tempted to kiss her to the point it was almost unbearable. To nibble on those lips and run a thumb across her breasts. Hell, I even know what she tastes like. But this time it would be different.

“Alex,” she started, but he couldn’t hold himself back anymore. It took less than a second to close the distance between them. His lips were on hers, exploring. Faith parted her lips farther to welcome his tongue against hers. God, she tasted sweet.

With one hand, he cupped her chin upward to him. The other pulled her close against him. His hardness slipped with ease between the heat of her soft thighs. Those little shorts really are good for something besides a tease.

Alex needed more, wanted more, and by the way Faith responded, he knew she did, too. He started to walk her backward, through the open bedroom door.


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Vivian likes to write about troubled, deeply flawed alpha males and the fiery, kick-ass women who bring them to their knees.

Vivian’s lasting motto in romance is a quote from a favorite song: “Soulmates never die.”

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