Sheltered Heroines

Reader Question – The dark read about the girl that escapes a cult and the guy that wants revenge…

January 4, 2018

Sonia needs our help, but there’s a TON of detail in here, so proceed with caution. I’ll try and include spoiler-alerts if I see ‘em. Ohhhhh boy I just read her whole description and I TOTALLY get why she had to put it down for awhile. This one sounds like it could make your blood [...]

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Reader Question – The book about the girl that gets hurt while talking to a rock star…

March 2, 2017

Sri needs our book help again!!! It’s a rock star book, and she provides plenty of detail so I’m sure someone will know, however, I have “spoilered off” a section so those wanting to read it can go in blind… and the rest can scroll past the spoiler alerts and see if it’s the one [...]

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Reader Question – The book about the sheltered daughter of a mob boss…

February 2, 2017

Tracey was desperately looking for a MOB BOSS one, and then she answered her own question when she found it! That said, in case this one might interest some of you (or in case you were trying to remember it, too), I thought I’d post it. She asked: I’m going crazy looking for a book. [...]

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Book Review – Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

November 5, 2016

Everything, Everything <— GREAT STORY & it’s going to be a movie!! YAY US!!! Yep… this one was pretty much everything everyone said it would be. I one-clicked it on bev’s recommendation/bargain-price-alert and the subsequent blurb-jolt it gave me. How could I resist THAT trifecta of book awesomeness? A reader-friend that loved it, an awesome price, [...]

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The Ultimate Book List of Innocent and Sheltered Heroines (strict upbringings, or raised in a cult etc…)

February 6, 2016

So many of us get a real kick out of the dynamic and “social study” of a sheltered character (one that lives differently from the “social norms” due to strict upbringing, religious beliefs, and/or abusive situations) that is thrust into the “real” world. They find themselves reevaluating everything they thought was true. New lessons to [...]

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Charlotte Stein – Dark Obsession Series Reading Order

January 24, 2016

Charlotte Stein is one of the queens of steam… and also, of unconventional love stories. The “bad guy” and the good girl, but with so much *oomph*!!! In fact, I went C-R-A-Z-Y for her book “Sheltered“. And here’s a new series – standalones – with one book out (<— the one to the left) and [...]

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Tillie Cole – Hades Hangmen Series Reading Order

August 9, 2015

Much loved biker series and OMG I loved that premise!! A sheltered and abused girl in a strict religious commune escapes, right into the protection – or danger – of a biker club!!!! *whoooooo!!* And guess what?!! Book #3 is coming out it just a couple of days!!! Melinda: …another really good book is it [...]

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Book Review – Never Loved by Charlotte Stein

July 25, 2015

Never Loved: A Dark Obsession Novel Going by the blurb, this book appeared to have every single thing I love in an unconventional love story. The abused, overly-sheltered meek-ish girl, finally free and in college, and the scary looking bad-ass street fighter… He could be riding the Matterhorn at Disneyland while eating ten tubs of [...]

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