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Drumline (review)

Drumline

Author: Stacy Kestwick

Genre: NA college romance

Publication Date: September 5th 2017

Rating: 3.5 🌟

Traditions are important. Especially in the South.
College football. Rivalries. Tailgating. Halftime shows.
Some things just don’t change.
Until Reese Holland shows up with her long legs and no-bullshit attitude to audition for the prestigious all-male Rodner University snare line.
It doesn’t matter how much hazing she has to endure from Laird Bronson, with his narrowed green eyes and arrogant smirk. She wants that damn spot, and she’s more than good enough to earn it.
She expects there to be tension. Even friction.
But not sparks hot enough to burn the entire campus down.

Review:

Overall Drumline was a good, entertaining reading, that came in a very good time in my life (I’ve been stuck without finding a passionate read).

I’d catalogue this book as an easy-read-for-a-weekend or a read-after-book-hangover. I like the story and the characters in general but it was too fast paced for me and I would have liked a bit more of drama.

The heroine is a strong woman, having gone through hard moments in her childhood (you’ll have to read it if you want to know). Her passion and independence are something I loved, how she fights for what she wants and doesn’t let anyone get in the way. I admire when female characters are written that way, it’s inspiring.

The hero is brave, courageous and a touch nerdy. Having live own drama a few years back, he has had to grow up faster, but that just adds to the character. He’s also hot and I’ve always had a thing for drummers.

Both connected since the beginning, with a fight of the sexes. Their chemistry is extreme. The connection as a couple gets behind, I think there should have been more personal talk, to know the small details about someone.

On the whole, Drumline is a book I would recommend as an easy read for a weekend.

P.S: when she swears is really funny, they keep growing longer and funnier.

P.P.S: Batman is mentioned a lot (that’s a perk)

Read,

Bhaltair.

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Publication date: October 1st 2017
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance

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Author Bio:

Cambria Hebert is an award winning, bestselling novelist of more than twenty books. She went to college for a bachelor’s degree, couldn’t pick a major, and ended up with a degree in cosmetology. So rest assured her characters will always have good hair.

Besides writing, Cambria loves a caramel latte, staying up late, sleeping in, and watching movies. She considers math human torture and has an irrational fear of chickens (yes, chickens). You can often find her running on the treadmill (she’d rather be eating a donut), painting her toenails (because she bites her fingernails), or walking her chorkie (the real boss of the house).

Cambria has written within the young adult and new adult genres, penning many paranormal and contemporary titles. Her favorite genre to read and write is romantic suspense. A few of her most recognized titles are: The Hashtag Series, Text, Torch, and Tattoo.

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Cambria Hebert
(Hashtag #8: Conclusion)
Publication date: September 16th 2016
Genres: New Adult College Romance

BEFORE ANYONE ELSE

The Hashtag Series #8

Happily-ever-after.

That’s what happens when you get married.

Right?

Turns out sparkly rings, cake and a fantastic wedding do not automatically grant you that, not even when it’s all you truly want.

I’m even starting to doubt the bottomless, unconditional love I share with the man I married will be enough.

I can’t have happily ever after, know why?

Because I can’t give Romeo what he truly wants. I’ve tried. So hard. I won’t be happy unless he is and something is missing. Someone.

Paparazzi are in my face. The flashing cameras and prying eyes are everywhere. My secret is getting harder to hide, and I know the second the scoop is dished the grip I have on the fraying rope of that happily ever after will snap right in my face.

In our face.

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Author Bio:

Cambria Hebert is an award winning, bestselling novelist of more than twenty books. She went to college for a bachelor’s degree, couldn’t pick a major, and ended up with a degree in cosmetology. So rest assured her characters will always have good hair.

Besides writing, Cambria loves a caramel latte, staying up late, sleeping in, and watching movies. She considers math human torture and has an irrational fear of chickens (yes, chickens). You can often find her running on the treadmill (she’d rather be eating a donut), painting her toenails (because she bites her fingernails), or walking her chorkie (the real boss of the house).

Cambria has written within the young adult and new adult genres, penning many paranormal and contemporary titles. Her favorite genre to read and write is romantic suspense. A few of her most recognized titles are: The Hashtag Series, Text, Torch, and Tattoo.

Cambria Hebert owns and operates Cambria Hebert Books, LLC.

Website / Goodreads / Facebook / Twitter / Pinterest


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Stop thinking.

The days seems shorter,
And the nights grow larger.
You hide in a book,
While listening to some music.
You over-think way too much,
Though that could be not possible.
Why do you keep your mind going?
How do you shut it all out?
How can you make your mind shut for a while, not hear your voice over and over, the conscience making you think and think and think?
Stop thinking.

The girl with the leather jacket.

Plans for summer…

It’s the first sunday of summer and with it comes all kind of possible activities to do. However, we don’t alas have the summer we plan. Here goes my expectations for this summer and we’ll see byte the end of if I’ve made all of them or just a few.
¤Go to a few summer parties.
¤Have too much fun with my friends.
¤Continue with my ‘bf’.
¤Get my driver license.
¤Learn (or try) to play the guitar.
¤Get lost a weekend away from home.
¤Make a party in my house.
¤Finish watching all series I’ve missed during class.
¤Read some books.
¤Re-discover my city.
¤Go to a music festival.

Little Miss Sunshine

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I think this movie is just fantastic, I’ve learnt that being yourself and not caring what others thought about you was the real way to get to be someone free and independent, no one has the power to change who you are.
Each time there was a scene when they have to get into the car was hilarious, it’s a great dysfunctional family that gets to tag along pretty well by the end when they accept the other how just is.
Be yourself be Bhaltair.

At a loss of words

The realisation I just had talking with whom was one of my best friends since I was 6, it is… indescribable. I don’t know what to say to her, I’ve lost my trust on her because of the space we’ve been putting between us. I’m at a loss of words with her and it’s sad because we know each other since always. We’ve been through a lot together and we’ve always supported the other one, but three years ago we went different ways and from that moment we haven’t been what we were. We’ve lost that friendship and now we don’t consider each other friends but worst, we don’t even talk that frequently. I know there’s probably no turning back and this will go worst from here but… I wish things would have been different. However, I won’t forget all those years we spent together.
Be yourself be Bhaltair.