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I'm Kristal McKerrington. I have been a published author since 2010. I'm currently signed at Gilbert Literacy Agency. I'm signed with several publishers. I work with ReemVision. Even appeared on TMZ a few times. I'm a nationwide author with Marie's World. I have become a worldwide author with many publishers. 

I live in Scotland, I'm a believer in a free Scotland. I love Viking myths and history. I'm a reader in my spare time. I love to read paranormal and romance novels. I am co-creator of the genre wrestling romance with Joe E Legend. I'm a believer in doing a show on wrestling and romance writing together, showcasing my lifestyle compared to Joe's. 

I've written a comedy novel which comes out in 2015 with Firefly & Wisp Publishing. I'm entering new genres with interest. I love a challenge when it comes to my writing. 

I'm good friends with Mohombi who has supported my novel Marie's World going nationwide in the UK and will be released nationwide in the US. We have had support from Sony Music and other big promoters, celebrities. 

Friday, 15 December 2017

Perfect (Pretty Little Liars Book 3) by Sara Shepard

Hello All, 

So I'm getting into the thick of the Pretty Little Liars Series by Sara Shepard I have to say that I'm excited to be sharing this book reviews with you. 

Perfect (Pretty Little Liars Book 3) By Sara Shepard

#1 New York Times bestselling series
The third book in the #1 New York Times bestselling series that inspired the hit ABC Family TV show Pretty Little Liars.
In Rosewood, Pennsylvania, four perfect-looking girls aren’t nearly as perfect as they seem. Aria can't resist her forbidden ex. Hanna is on the verge of losing her BFF. Emily is freaking out over a simple kiss. And Spencer can’t keep her hands off anything that belongs to her sister. Although they try to keep their scandalous secrets hidden, someone named “A” has the dirt to bury them all alive…and it may be too late to outrun the truth.

Full of unexpected twists and shocking revelations, Perfect is the third book in New York Times bestselling author Sara Shepard’s compelling Pretty Little Liars series. 

5 Star Review

This might be the hardest book for Sara to write in her series so far but it was by far her best. I love how well the pieces of her mystery fitted together. I couldn't put it down when I started it and I fell in love with all the pieces. I couldn't think of better twists and

turns to have in this book. I can't wait to read book 4 and will be making Sara Shepard a must buy author of mine moving forward. 

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Kristal McKerrington 

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Empire of Storms By Sarah J Mass - Review

Hello all, 

So I'm here with the final throne of glass book. I've got the short stories one on my current reading list and look forward to sharing my thoughts on that one soon enough. Its been a good series to read this year. 

Empire of Storms - Sarah J Maas

Kingdoms collide in Sarah J. Maas's epic fifth installment in the New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series.
The long path to the throne has only just begun for Aelin Galathynius. Loyalties have been broken and bought, friends have been lost and gained, and those who possess magic find themselves at odds with those who don't.
With her heart sworn to the warrior-prince by her side, and her fealty pledged to the people she is determined to save, Aelin will delve into the depths of her power to protect those she loves. But as monsters emerge from the horrors of the past, and dark forces become poised to claim her world, the only chance for salvation will lie in a desperate quest that may mark the end of everything Aelin holds dear.
In this breathtaking fifth installment of the New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series, Aelin will have to choose what--and who--to sacrifice if she's to keep the world of Erilea from breaking apart.

3/5 

I had loved the series up to this book. This one seemed to drag on in places and sometimes I was getting confused by the jumps that were thrown around and sometimes felt it took away from the flow of the story. I had to stop at certain points to refocus my mind on the new character being introduced. I did like the short sentences that at times would make the pace of the book so much easier to read.  The story was great however it was just how they executed it that I didn't like. I know that there is a lot of people who don't agree with me but this is just how I felt as I got further and further into it. 

I also wanted a closure for the end of the story that I didn't feel we got. I know there is a spin-off series I just found myself wishing that she had cut this into another three books. Maybe she might have been able to give a great ending to a story that offered the reader so much. 

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Kristal 

Monday, 13 November 2017

City of Ashes (Mortal Instruments) by Cassandra Clare Book Review


Hello All,

So I'm digging into the books I started in August that I haven't had a chance to finish. I'm falling in love with some of them and some of them am struggling with. 

Here is what I thought of "City of Ashes" (Book 2 of Mortal Instruments) by Cassandra Clare. 

Is love worth betraying everything? Plunge into the second adventure in the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series and “prepare to be hooked” (Entertainment Weekly)—now with a gorgeous new cover, a map, a new foreword, and exclusive bonus content! City of Ashes is a Shadowhunters novel.

Clary Fray just wishes that her life would go back to normal. But what’s normal when you’re a demon-slaying Shadowhunter, your mother is in a magically induced coma, and you can suddenly see Downworlders like werewolves, vampires, and faeries? If Clary left the world of the Shadowhunters behind, it would mean more time with her best friend, Simon, who’s becoming more than a friend. But the Shadowhunting world isn’t ready to let her go—especially her handsome, infuriating, newfound brother, Jace. And Clary’s only chance to help her mother is to track down rogue Shadowhunter Valentine, who is probably insane, certainly evil—and also her father.

To complicate matters, someone in New York City is murdering Downworlder children. Is Valentine behind the killings—and if he is, what is he trying to do? When the second of the Mortal Instruments, the Soul-Sword, is stolen, the terrifying Inquisitor arrives to investigate and zooms right in on Jace. How can Clary stop Valentine if Jace is willing to betray everything he believes in to help their father?

In this breathtaking sequel to City of Bones, Cassandra Clare lures readers back into the dark grip of New York City’s Downworld, where love is never safe and power becomes the deadliest temptation.

5/5 Star Review

I'm diving in here to say that in the beginning I fell in love with the novel and enjoyed the fast pace. Coming to the end I struggled as I found it slow down and I really struggled with it. I loved the first one and flew that one. I don't know if I hit a reading slump or if it was the speed of the twisting novel. I have found myself questioning the book and maybe trying it later on. I will though be continuing on the series to see if I have fallen out of love with how the story is playing out or if its me. 

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Kristal McKerrington 

Saturday, 4 November 2017

Pretty Little Liars #2 - Flawless - Sara Shepard Review

Hello all, 

I'm getting into "Flawless" which is the second Pretty Little Liars book in the series. I can't wait to reveal my thoughts about this piece of work. 

Pretty Little Liars : Flawless 

#1 New York Times bestselling series
This special paperback TV tie-in edition of Flawless, the second book in Sara Shepard's #1 New York Times bestselling series, features cover artwork from the hit ABC Family TV show Pretty Little Liars, starring Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale, and Shay Mitchell.
Set in ultra-trendy Rosewood, Pennsylvania, Pretty Little Liars centers around four beautiful girls who are hiding some very ugly secrets, and the one person who knows them all...and is not afraid to spill.
Fans of the Pretty Little Liars TV show will find Flawless packed with the same kind of juicy secrets, taut suspense, and jaw-dropping surprises that they know and love, all brought to life in New York Times bestselling author Sara Shepard's compellingly gripping writing.


5/5 Stars 
Review:

This is a great next part of the story and it moves the characters into deeper danger. I have to say I love the way that the characters get into the depths of the suspense, thriller storyline. The twists completely catch you off guard and it doesn't follow the same pathway as the TV series. I have to say that I enjoyed the new chapter in what could be an amazing book series that are played by really well. Nothing was forgotten and every detail was done just right. I can't recommend this enough for teenagers that are looking for a gateway into the thriller suspense genre. 

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Kristal McKerrington  

Saturday, 28 October 2017

The Truth About Alice- Jennifer Mathieu Review

Hello all, 

Today I'm reviewing a book that I went in with high expectations and soon found myself doubting the YouTubers who recommended it. More to follow: 

The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu

Winner of the Children's Choice Book Awards' Teen Choice Debut Author Award
Everyone knows Alice slept with two guys at one party. When Healy High star quarterback Brandon Fitzsimmons dies in a car crash, it was because he was sexting with Alice. Ask anybody.
Rumor has it Alice Franklin is a slut. It's written all over the "slut stall" in the girls' bathroom: "Alice had sex in exchange for math test answers" and "Alice got an abortion last semester." After Brandon dies, the rumors start to spiral out of control. In this remarkable debut novel, four Healy High students tell all they "know" about Alice-and in doing so reveal their own secrets and motivations, painting a raw look at the realities of teen life. But in this novel from Jennifer Mathieu, exactly what is the truth about Alice? In the end there's only one person to ask: Alice herself.
This title has Common Core connections.

4/5 Stars

I'm not sure if I went into this book thinking it would be more than what it was. It was artistic and it felt like it could have been taken out of the minds of a group of American teenagers. Only I didn't find myself understanding where the story arc was or how this would proceed. I kept waiting for the moment to hit me. I felt like we were climbing the hill and then got that 'ah' moment. I was left feeling disappointed however the book kept the four stars due to its easy read and relatable characters. I would have loved to see this book do more. I would love to know your thoughts. 

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Kristal 

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Fatal Identity (Book 10 Fatal Series) By Marie Force Review

Hello all,

Another suspense-filled novel that will have us in the Halloween mood. I hope that this will be on your reading list this holiday season.

Fatal Identity By Marie's Force

Every family has its secrets...
As the first anniversary of her marriage to Vice President Nick Cappuano approaches, Lieutenant Sam Holland is dreaming of Bora Bora--sun, sand and a desperately needed break from the DC grind. But real life has a way of intervening, and Sam soon finds herself taking on one of the most perplexing cases of her career.
Government worker Josh Hamilton begs Sam to investigate his shocking claim that his parents stole him from another family thirty years ago. More complicated still, his "father" is none other than the FBI director. When a member of Josh's family is brutally murdered, Sam begins to question how deep this cover-up goes. Is it possible the revered director was part of a baby-napping ring and that others involved are also targets?
With a killer intent on deadly revenge and her team still reeling from a devastating loss, Sam's plate is full--and when Nick and their son, Scotty, take ill, is her dream of a tropical anniversary celebration in peril too?

5/5 Star Review

So this wasn't quite I was expecting considering that I'm used to having Sam and Nick dominate the books that have filled these series with some of them being able to show off the other characters stories. This book caught me off guard with how much of the supporting characters of this book were able to take the spotlight. There was a smaller level of danger to Nick and Sam, however, it was the other characters that kept this book moving. That made this book emotional for those reading it and got me invested in what was going to happen. 

I can't say too much or I'll spoil this book and that is something that I just can't do. It's a book that has so much to offer the series, but be prepared for Nick and Sam to take a backseat. The five stars came from the level of angst from the other characters, the boiling 'oh no' elements that made the suspense fulfilling. 

Its another great book from Marie Force. 

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Kristal McKerrington 

Friday, 20 October 2017

Christmas At Cade Ranch - Karen Rock Review

Hello all, 

Some early Christmas cheer for you. I recommend this before the holidays roll around. Its a must have! I want to thank Karen Rock for giving me the honour of letting me review this great book for her. I can't shout enough from the rooftops about how great she is. So check out her review and tell me what you think!


Christmas At Cade Ranch- Karen Rock

James Cade has one priority: keep the family ranch running smoothly in the wake of his younger brother's death. With Jesse's ex, Sofia Gallardo, and her young son, Javi, stranded at Cade Ranch over Christmas, this task just got a lot harder. The longer Sofia and Javi stay, the harder it is to imagine the ranch without them. James couldn't save his brother from his inner demons, but he can give his nephew a secure future. Maybe more—if he can figure out how to trust Sofia, and stop feeling like he's betraying Jesse. Because trying to stop thinking about beautiful, determined Sofia is impossible.

5/5  Stars
Review

From the outset this book gripped me and held me from start to finish. The emotional story of Sofia was one that wasn't easy to forget and the desire to see Javi happy pulled at my heartstrings. I was dying to see how this played out and couldn't wait until the end. I was totally blown away by what came at the end and the hurdles that James has to overcome with the help of Sofia is enough to make anyone fall for cowboys. I have to say I found myself wondering about these great characters. 

There is nothing not to love in this book and there are so many people that will be touched by this story. It's not just a great romance, grief, tear jerker but a super warm and desirable one. Please find the buy links below and know that you will be filled with more of the Christmas spirit than before. 

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Kristal McKerrington