Tag Archives: Kaia Bennett

Blog Tour (Book Review & Giveaway): #1 Crush by Kaia Bennett

1

#1 Crush
by Kaia Bennett
Loose Ends #1
Publication Date: December 1, 2014
Also in this series: #1 Crush#1 Crush
Genres: ContemporaryEroticaRomance
Rating: 3 Stars
Purchase from Amazon

2

Synopsis
Nicole Langley’s #1 Crush has always been Gabriel Roberts, but settling for being a friendly acquaintance has had to be enough.

Gabriel has always seen Nicole as his good friend’s very pretty, but extremely off limits baby sister.

Then a hot summer day and an even hotter discovery pushes them over the lines of friendship, over the lines of unrequited desire, and into each other’s arms.

Will they indulge and move on? Or will this crush turn into something more, something deeper? Something that leaves loose ends begging to be tied…

**#1 Crush is Book One in the Loose Ends series. Each book is a full novel and the series will conclude with Book Three**

Michelle's Review
Nicole is 21 and is visiting her sister Jackie in NYC for the Summer. Nicole has had a crush on Gabriel Roberts for the longest time. He is her sister’s best friend and roommate. Nicole is visiting her sister, Jackie in NYC for the Summer. One hot Summer day, Nicole enters Gabriel’s room just so she can get his scent into her system. Little did she know she would accidentally watch porn and get herself off on his bed. Oh yeah, good times. Who walks in, yup, you guessed it, Gabriel. He’s stunned, hot and bothered by the little show Ms. Nicole was performing on said bed. In his mind Nicole is off limits (besides, Jackie would have his balls if she knew he was interested in her little sister).

Well the sexual chemistry is palpable to say the least. There was certain flash blacks for the main characters. The book is in both Nicole and Gabriel’s POV.

My problem with this book was that I wanted more of a plot. The author is a good writer, I just wanted more drama and angst between these two. I felt the book rushed a little. The sex scenes were very well written. This is my second time reading Ms. Bennett’s writing. Overall, I do like Kaia’s writing.

– Michelle

*An ARC was provided for an honest review.

About

kaia

Kaia Bennett is a native of New Jersey, a college graduate and U.S. Army veteran who loves music, movies, astrology, tattoos, martial arts, animals and, of course, the written word. She heard the siren call of the writer as a teenage girl, but took her sweet time answering it until she had lived and loved enough to share her work with the masses.

She is an erotic author who loves to write stories with diversity, depth, realism and viscerally hot encounters that flirt shamelessly with the taboo. A lover of all genres and a voracious reader, she aims to write stories that are transformative for her characters and readers alike.

Website • Blog • Twitter • Facebook • Goodreads

Giveaway text

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Indie Sage

Book Review: The Fifth Day by Kaia Bennett

Fifth Day cover
Title: The Fifth Day
Author: Kaia Bennett
Genre: Erotic
Length: 62 pages
Rating: 3.5 stars

Synopsis
Justin Haas and Alyse Mosell have been best friends since they were ten years old, and more than a decade later not much has changed. After a bitter break up with her fiancé, Alyse moves in with Justin to mend her life and her broken heart. But, one night of drinking and harmless flirting soon morphs into a passion that’s been simmering under the surface for years. One of them is willing to take a chance on romance; the other is trying to take their heart and run. And it will take nothing short of a Christmas miracle to keep their friendship – and what could be love – from falling apart around them.

Michelle's Review
Justin Haas and Alyse Mosell have been BFFs since they were 10 years old, yeah, you don’t see that a lot in books right?  Alyse just broke off her engagement and has moved in with Justin after the break up.  Justin has always had a big time crush on Alyse, he’s just kept it to himself.  He wasn’t even fond of her ex-fiancé.  After a night out drinking, these two hook up only for Alyse to have regrets the next day.  Stupid, stupid, stupid!  After reading, I get why she regrets it, but Justin is so yummy and BBF material might I add.

This book is a very quick read, just in time for the holidays, but I think this should have been a full length novel as supposed to a novella.  I wanted to learn more about Justin and Alyse and why exactly was Alsye so skittish in marrying her ex-fiancé.  The sexy times that eventually happen was hot, hot, hot!.  Justin will do everything and anything to convince Alyse that they are right for each other.  Justin is very much in love lust with Alyse.

“Open your eyes, baby.  Look at me.” 

“Don’t look away.  I want you to…” he gasped against her mouth, feeling himself start to fall.  “…I want you to see what you do to me Lyse…”  Sigh, dreamy, right?

“I love you, Alyse.  So in love…with you,” he whispered against her mouth…

It hurt to love her this much, to feel this complete, but it was an ache he held tight within him and refused to let go.”

I really enjoyed this book, but like I said previously, I really wanted more from the characters, but the sexy times was really hot, although I really wouldn’t consider this book erotica per say, more New Adult, IMHO.

– Michelle

*An ARC was provided by Indiesage PR for an honest review.

Amazon

Goodreads

About

 

Kai

Kaia Bennett is a native of New Jersey, a college graduate and U.S. Army veteran who loves music, movies, astrology, tattoos, martial arts, animals and, of course, the written word. She heard the siren call of the writer as a teenage girl, but took her sweet time answering it until she had lived and loved enough to share her work with the masses.

She is an erotic author who loves to write stories with diversity, depth, realism and viscerally hot encounters that flirt shamelessly with the taboo. A lover of all genres and a voracious reader, she aims to write stories that are transformative for her characters and readers alike.

Website • Blog • Twitter • Facebook • Goodreads

IndieSage PR

 

New Release (Giveaway): The Fifth Day by Kaia Bennett

Fifth Day

Fifth Day cover

Title: The Fifth Day
Author Kaia Benett
Publication Date: October 1st
Genre: Contemporary, Erotic Romance

Buy Links:
Amazon
Smashwords

Synopsis
Justin Haas and Alyse Mosell have been best friends since they were ten years old, and more than a decade later not much has changed. After a bitter break up with her fiancé, Alyse moves in with Justin to mend her life and her broken heart. But, one night of drinking and harmless flirting soon morphs into a passion that’s been simmering under the surface for years. One of them is willing to take a chance on romance; the other is trying to take their heart and run. And it will take nothing short of a Christmas miracle to keep their friendship – and what could be love – from falling apart around them.

Goodreads

Fifth Day Teaser 3

About

 

Kai

Kaia Bennett is a native of New Jersey, a college graduate and U.S. Army veteran who loves music, movies, astrology, tattoos, martial arts, animals and, of course, the written word. She heard the siren call of the writer as a teenage girl, but took her sweet time answering it until she had lived and loved enough to share her work with the masses.

She is an erotic author who loves to write stories with diversity, depth, realism and viscerally hot encounters that flirt shamelessly with the taboo. A lover of all genres and a voracious reader, she aims to write stories that are transformative for her characters and readers alike.

Website • Blog • Twitter • Facebook • Goodreads

Giveaway text

Fifth Day Giveaway Graphic

a Rafflecopter giveaway

IndieSage PR