top-ten-tuesdayHello lovelies ! It’s time for another Top Ten Tuesday ! TTT is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke And The Bookish.

This week’s topic is audio freebie. I decided to list my top ten songs that made me think of books.
You know when a song reminds you of a book you’re currently reading ? That’s what I’m talking about !

Just Like Fire by P!nk reminds me a lot of Clary Fray from The Mortal Instruments series. It suits her perfectly and that’s the song that inspired this post !
Part Of Me by Katy Perry makes me think of Celaena Sardothien from the Throne Of Glass series.
Eye Of The Tiger makes me think of Alex from the Covenant series. The fighting spirit she’s got matches perfectly with this song !
Unconditionally by Katy Perry reminds me of Claire and Jamie’s romance. Outlander is such an amazing series !

I knew you were trouble by Taylor Swift is perfect for After‘s Tessa and Hardin. Their back and forth relationship.
Shatter Me by Lindsey Stirling and Lzzy Hale is perfect for Fallon from November 9.
Cake by The Ocean by DNCE matches All Played Out.

That’s it ! My TTT is a top seven hahahaha !



all played outAll Played Out
Author : Cora Carmack
Series  : Rusk University
Genres : Romance, New Adult
Publication : May 12th 2015 by William Morrow Paperbacks

Synopsis : First person in her family to go to college? CHECK.
Straight A’s? CHECK.
On track to graduate early? CHECK.
Social life? …..yeah, about that….

With just a few weeks until she graduates, Antonella DeLuca’s beginning to worry that maybe she hasn’t had the full college experience. (Okay… Scratch that. She knows she hasn’t had the full college experience).

So Nell does what a smart, dedicated girl like herself does best. She makes a “to do” list of normal college activities.

Item #1? Hook up with a jock.

Rusk University wide receiver Mateo Torres practically wrote the playbook for normal college living. When he’s not on the field, he excels at partying, girls, and more partying. As long as he keeps things light and easy, it’s impossible to get hurt… again. But something about the quiet, shy, sexy-as-hell Nell gets under his skin, and when he learns about her list, he makes it his mission to help her complete it.

Torres is the definition of confident (And sexy. And wild), and he opens up a side of Nell that she’s never known. But as they begin to check off each crazy, exciting, normal item, Nell finds that her frivolous list leads to something more serious than she bargained for. And while Torres is used to taking risks on the field, he has to decide if he’s willing to take the chance when it’s more than just a game.

Together they will have to decide if what they have is just part of the experiment or a chance at something real.

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I really enjoyed this book ! My favorite is still All Broke Down and Silas, but this one was also a good one !


The formula is pretty simple. A football player, who loves to hook up with a lot of girls, and a serious student, who happens to be a virgin.
Nothing original  here. But the author has a way to make it VERY addictive.

Mateo’s POV is more interesting than what I was expecting ! He is hiding a deep wound that hasn’t healed properly. How he feels inferior to everyone, how he feels he can only fools around, thanks to his ex girlfriend.
He is more fragile than he seems and hides behind his humor. He is lonely, especially now that his friends are in serious relationships.

Making a stupid decision doesn’t make you stupid. Just as making a smart decision doesn’t necessarily make someone smart.

I have to say that my favorite Rusk University’s book is All Broke Down and that it probably won’t change anytime soon.
Moreover, Nell is a little more stereotypical than Dylan and Dallas, the two previous female main characters.
What I really enjoyed and found original is the Nell’s bucket list. It was funny to witness as it kept changing !

I really enjoyed it ! It was funny, fast paced, witty and really steamy ! It’s also a quick read !

There’s an interesting characters’ growth, a signature of all the Rusk University’s books.
This series is one of my favorite NA reads.


  • Nell is still an interesting character. She stands for herself, has learned to be an independent woman. She doesn’t rely on anyone.
    The fact that she wants to go out of her comfort zone leads to some hilarious situations !!
    Through the book, her character has grown so much.
  • Mateo really interested me. Not as much as Silas that swept me off my feet but still. He is hurt deep inside which explains the distance he put between him and the girls he flirted with (and more).
    With Nell, it’s different. She reminds him of his ex, but she manages to heal his wounds. He wants to own her firsts. He becomes really protective and possessive.

They have nothing in common but that’s why it works, in my opinion. That’s also why their relationship is such an interesting one ! They have so much to learn from each other !

And when that day comes, it won’t matter so much whether every step was in the right direction because life is not a straight line. It will only matter that you took them. That you never let yourself stand still.

5 stars

I can’t wait for the next book to be released !

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About the author

Cora carmackCora Carmack is a twenty-something writer who likes to write about twenty-something characters. She’s done a multitude of things in her life– boring jobs (like working retail), Fun jobs (like working in a theatre), stressful jobs (like teaching), and dream jobs (like writing). She enjoys placing her characters in the most awkward situations possible, and then trying to help them get a boyfriend out of it. Awkward people need love, too. She is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Losing It series.




Hello lovelies ! I can’t believe August is already finished ! I made A LOT of extra hours at work which means a lot of lunch breaks ! This means  I have read way more books than in the past months ! I read a total of 9 books this month, 7 physical copies and 2 e books !

  • The Ruby Circle by Richelle Mead. It’s the final book in the Bloodlines series. I really enjoyed it but found it a little “weak” compared to the rest of the series. I gave it 4 stars.
  • It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover. I LOVED it, it destroyed me. It’s a book that will stay with me. I gave it 5 stars.
  • Shadow And Bone by Leigh Bardugo. I’m really glad I decided to finally pick that book !! It’s such an amazing world ! I gave it 5 stars.
  • Siege and Storm, by Leigh Bardugo, which is the second book in The Grisha trilogy. I gave it 5 stars.
  • Ruin And Rising, the final book in The Grisha trilogy. I also gave it 5 stars.
  • Les Mystères D’Ambremer by Pierre Pevel. I also enjoyed it and I gave it 4 stars.
  • The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi. It’s such a beautiful story, written in a delicate and poetic way !I gave it 5 stars.

E books

  • Lover Awakened by J. R. Ward. It’s the third book in the Black Dagger Brotherhood. I really loved it !  gaveit 5 stars.
  • All Played Out by Cora Carmack, the third book in the Rusk University series. I also gave it 5 stars.

That’s it ! It has been an AMAZING reading month ! What about you ? What have you read ?


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Hello everyone ! It’s time to post my November book haul, don’t you think ? This haul will be a little different : I haven’t taken any photo because I only bought e books. Yep, I had been really reasonable ! (Wait to see my December haul, though!) Instead I tried to make some design… I’m not totally happy with it but hey, it’s a start, I guess !

So I only bought two e books in November :

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All played Out, by Cora Carmack.
It’s the third book in her Rusk university series ! I really enjoyed the first two books and I cannot wait to dive into this one.

Hopefully I’ll be able to read it before the end of the year ! Even though I haven’t been in a contemporary mood, lately…


Relentless by Karen Lynch.
This one I got for free thanks to Benjaminoftomes videos called Free Book Friday.

Aaaaaand that’s all I got during the month of November ! I know, it’s a pitiful haul, but I tried to restrain myself. My TBR shelf is really growing lately and I wanted to diminish it a little !