Dangerous Minds (Knight and Moon #2)

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After everything that happened during the last adventure, Reiley left the bank to work with Emerson. Though instead of working on the accounts of other people, she’s up to her eyeballs with the Knight family’s bank accounts and nothing is making sense. When Emerson’s old friend shows up because his island is missing, Riley is pulled into yet another mystery that Emerson is embroiled in.

I really love this series and the wacky characters that are in this series. I found this series by seeing it in the recently released books. The Lorelei King fangirl in me is so happy listening to her voice again.

Emerson was fantastic in this book, and since we know him, it was even better. Rylee, though still the most normal of the bunch, has really started to loosen up a bit more. We really get to know Vernon in this book. Due to Vernon being in the book a lot more, this gave Emerson a larger history than we had in the last book.

Similar to the last book, Emerson and Rylee are looking into a large and long-running mystery. A missing island is not a mystery the Emerson could ever pass up. He was so wacky while looking into the mystery, but then again he always is. The relationship between Rylee and Emerson is maturing nicely and they are becoming closer throughout the book.

I would also like to mention that the women are the only ones using the guns throughout the book. Emerson has never even touched a gun in this book.

It’s a fantastic book to read.

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Curious Minds (Knight and Moon #1)

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After finally getting her dream job, Riley Moon is excited to start her career. When her boss goes missing and his brother sends her to try and talk Emerson Knight out of withdrawing all his gold from the bank, he life is turned on her head. Now given the task to babysit Emerson who is determined to get into as much trouble as possible, Riley can’t seem to get a hold of the situation.

This is not a surprise that I loved this book. I listened to the audiobook so I didn’t only get the fantastic writing from Janet Evanovich, but also the lovely reading from Lorelei King. I actually picked up the audiobook because I had seen the 2nd book to this series come out on Audible. Needless to say, I was not disappointed. It was hard to tell what Pheof Sutton brought to the book, but as his writing flows seamlessly into Evanovich’s I will see if any of his books can draw me in.

Similar to all of Evanovich’s books, her characters are quirky and interesting in their own right. Emerson Knight is cocky and quirky enough to have inherited the family mantle of Mr Mysteriouso. Rylee Moon is also an interesting character in her own right, but mainly because she puts up with Emerson’s shenanigans. Rylee is also a voice for the reader, and who says things that any sane person would say.

The plot was well thought out and made sense in a warped way. Though the plot was weird and outlandish. The authors managed to make all of the situations that the characters get in to follow a fully thought out plan.

I really like this book, and will pick up the second book in this series.

Full Blast (Full #4)

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After getting back to Beaumont, Jamie hasn’t heard anything from Max. After the excitement of the last time together, being back home seems a little slow. Between keeping her newspaper running, and working together with the police after some strange deaths. When Max comes back, she’s not sure how she is supposed to react or even what he wants from her. Between the murderers and Max’s playboy lifestyle, Jamie isn’t sure what to think or how to act.

I got into this book a lot quicker than the last one. I love the characters in this series and everything around them. The quirky personalities and relationship between all of them. Max has got it bad for Jamie even from the end of the last book. Jamie and Max work perfectly together, and they are just the sweetest.

This time, the murders were partly linked to the newspaper so they are pulling out the big guns. The changes in the town are fun, especially with the brownies. The dynamic between Jamie and Max change in this book throughout the investigation. They have their ups and downs but it works well for them.

I enjoyed the new side to Vera that we see in this book. She’s more fun than she has been in the previous book. She is still the mother figure but she has a lot more fun throughout this book.

I really loved this book and I’m sad that Max and Jaime’s focused store line has come to an end.


Full Speed (Full, #3)

Full Speed (Full, #3)

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After everything that happened in Beaumont, Jamie leaves town with Max to start on a new adventure. Ok, really she’s just going to track down the person who shot up her news office and made multiple attempts on Max’s and her lives. However, she has to somehow try not to kill Max during this little trip together.

This book was a little harder to get into than the first 2 books, but I think that might have just been me. Before the book even begins Jamie and Max have a fight and we don’t find out what happened until later in the book. I don’t particularly like books that do that. Once we get over the hissy fit, I started to enjoy the book more. I like how that character plays off of each other and the banter between them is quite enjoyable.

The plot of this book is heavily based on the prior book. I don’t feel like you could have stopped reading the series after the second book as it didn’t have an end. However, this book does end nicely. I like the book in a series to be connected but not dependant on each other like these 2 books were.

I love the characters that were introduced into the universe and how much feistier Jamie got in this book. She was already an enjoyable character, and I feel like she became even more so throughout this book. Max is still egotistical but the reader can see his emotions, even though he can have trouble showing them at times.

Overall, I enjoyed this book. I did listen to the audiobook so I enjoyed Lorelei King’s voice as always. I don’t know if I’m a bigger fangirl of Lorelei King or of Janet Evanovich.


Full Tilt (Full #2)
Full Blast (Full #4)

Hot Stuff

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While trying to balance school, work and her family trying to marry her off, Cate’s life is never boring. Now with her roommate in the wind and a mysteries new man in her life, her life is about to become far more interesting.

I love Janet Evanovich, but this wasn’t the best. I loved the characters and I loved the signature comedy in it, but I’m used to her characters taking charge of the situation. Cate isn’t a weak character but she just gets pulled along with everything that is going on. Kellin is awesome, and a very good fit for Care, he’s also a very typical man in most of Evanovich’s books.

There is only one book, so I can’t even say that I hope it gets better as this seems to be a stand-alone book. On the upside, it is a quick read and if you like just a light comedy this would probably be for you.

I think I might just be a little spoiled with Evanovich’s new books as this is an older one. It’s a good book just sadly not one of my favourites.

Full Tilt (Full #2)

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Jamie is the owner of the Beaumont gazette and she has her entire life figured out, or so she thought. When her silent partner shows ups one day and weird things started to happen, then she watches her entire plan fall to pieces. With her best friend’s husband getting death threats and her working in such close proximity to Max is making her think twice about her quiet life.

Ok… I am an Evanovich fangirl. I have been reading her books for years. I have fond memories of my father listening to this book. That being said, this is the first time that I’ve actually listened to the audiobook start to finish.

Though I enjoyed the character’s mismatched characteristics, I did find that they didn’t expand on all of the characters fully. Jamie and Bennie had a great introduction. Frankie, Deedee and the wrestlers were in the previous book so they didn’t need anything more. But some of the key players, like Philip and Lamar, were very flat. Heck, the bad guys had more story than those two.

The story was funny and light. It didn’t have a fluid line, but given the bad guy of the story, it would have been odder if it made complete logical sense.

The audiobook does have weird musical transitions, but Lorelei King was excellent as always. I really enjoyed this book and would recommend it for a light read.


Full House (Full #1)

Hardcore Twenty-Four (Stephanie Plum #24)

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After Simon Diggery, Trenton’s grave robber, claims to have dug up a zombie portal, he asks Stephanie to take care of Ethal. However, when headless bodies start to show up around Trenton, Zombies seem like a plausible explanation. With Diesel back in town, and Morelli pulling the case, Stephanie finds herself stuck in the middle of the entire mystery.

I was so happy when I saw that this book was ready for me to listen to list on Audible. Lorelei King did an excellent job like always.

Seeing Diesel in a non-in-between the numbers book. It was really fun to see him again. Ranger was a little more relaxed in this book which I enjoyed, I mean he actually laughs multiple times in this book. Morelli was pretty much the same as he always is, however, I felt like he was a little more relaxed in this book.

Since Diesel was in it this book, we all know that there was some type of supernatural-esque occurrences throughout the book. We get to have zombies in this book, well not real zombies, but that was a very interesting storyline. Of course, one of Steph’s skips decides to become part of the whole thing.

Morelli and Ranger seem to be able to work together in this book, along with Diesel. Stephanie is a careless as always which leaves the men in her life to clean up after her.

I really really enjoyed this book like I always so. I enjoyed the chemistry between Ranger and Stephanie like always. Also Lorelei King was perfect like always.