December Book Challenge: Day 12

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This challenge was created by @AnnReads for Bookstagram, see day 12…

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Day 1:  First Read of the Year
Day 2: Shortest Book You Read
Day 3: New Favorite Authors
Day 4: Biggest Surprise
Day 5: Favorite Books Covers of 2016
Day 6: Newest Fictional Crush
Day 7: Best Sequel I Read
Day 8: New Fav Female Characters
Day 9: Diverse Books
Day 10: Books You Didn’t Finish
Day 11: Best Character Development

Musical Mondays: No Regrets by MAGIC!

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I listened to this song today for the first time, and I fell in love with it. Kat @Life and Other Disasters featured it in her post today, so… check it out here.

The world isn’t over yet
We’ve still got a chance to place our bets
We both made a little mess
Nothing our two hearts can’t put back
I’ll never love you less
Don’t let your worries second guess
We’ll start over fresh, living a life with no regrets
Living a life with no regrets

I’ve got my issues, I admit that
You got some fears that hold you back
But we are acting like we’re children
Looking to blame for what we lack

Before we lose everything we have tomorrow
Can we forget what went wrong yesterday, darling

The world isn’t over yet
We’ve still got a chance to place our bets
We both made a little mess
Nothing our two hearts can’t put back
I’ll never love you less
Don’t let your worries second guess
We’ll start over fresh, living a life with no regrets
Living a life with no regrets

I know you’re driving yourself crazy
Thinking that time has passed you by
You’re not lost where you said you’d be
But tell me, who is in this lie?

Before we lose everything we have tomorrow
Can we forget what went wrong yesterday, so darling

The world isn’t over yet
We’ve still got a chance to place our bets
We both made a little mess
Nothing our two hearts can’t put back
I’ll never love you less
Don’t let your worries second guess
We’ll start over fresh, living a life with no regrets
Living a life with no regrets

The world isn’t over yet
We can always start over
No weight on our shoulder
The world isn’t over, darling
The world isn’t over yet
We can always start over
No weight on our shoulder
Living a life with no regrets
Life with no regret

The Matchmaker’s Replacement (Rachel Van Dyken)

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Wingman rule number two: never reveal how much you want them.

Lex hates Gabi. Gabi hates Lex. But, hey, at least the hate is mutual, right? All Lex has to do is survive the next few weeks training Gabi in all the ways of Wingmen Inc. and then he can be done with her. But now that they have to work together, the sexual tension and fighting is off the charts. He isn’t sure if he wants to strangle her or throw her against the nearest sturdy table and have his way with her.

But Gabi has a secret, something she’s keeping from not just her best friend but her nemesis too. Lines are blurred as Lex becomes less the villain she’s always painted him to be… and starts turning into something more. Gabi has always hated the way she’s been just a little bit attracted to him — no computer-science major should have that nice of a body or look that good in glasses — but “Lex Luthor” is an evil womanizer. He’s dangerous. Gabi should stay far, far away.

Then again, she’s always wanted a little danger.


OMG! What a difference a book makes… While I enjoyed the first installment, it was nothing compared to how I felt about this one. I loved this one!

The writing was great again, but what I loved the best were the narrators. Yes, the guy was the same that played Ian in book 1, but heck, his voice was so much hotter on this one. And the girl? Hilarious. I thought they captured perfectly the love/hate thing that Gabi and Lex have going on. I loved that this book was told in dual POV, unlike the first one, because here, both main characters had a huge weight.

I absolutely loved both characters on this one. They are both so rude and mean! I mean that: Lex and Gabi are rude and loud and they treat each other like crap most of the time. I still loved them to death. I thought that even though they said harsh things to each other all the time, they cared too much and that was clear on their actions. At some point Gabi says something like how Lex’s actions are worth more than his words, and yeah, I thought that was true. I think that at first sight, both characters are unlikable, but they will grow on you. Especially once you understand why is it that they feel the need to constantly attack each other.

The romance was AMAZING! The whole yelling, fighting, throwing things, and then all the kissing, really made it work. The way they cared about each other was heartwarming, and I loved that even when they admitted their feelings, they were still themselves.

I really liked the problems that arose, and especially how they dealt with them, and how IN they were once they got together, which was especially hard for Lex, given how afraid he was to lose Ian.

Very well done. I LOVED this one! Read it! Read the Ian’s story first, but then read this one, because this one is SO MUCH BETTER!