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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. 

Sunday, 31 July 2016

Evermore- Alyson Noel - Review

Dear All, 

Well I got distracted which happens when you finish one great book but you forget to put the second one underneath it. That is what happened when I finished Cinder and realized that I didn't have book 2. So I am saying sorry for leaping to this book and hope that you understand my choice on the rating. 


Evermore-Alyson Noel

Seventeen-year-old Ever is the sole survivor of a car crash that killed her entire family. Living with her aunt in Southern California, she's plagued by the ability to hear the thoughts of those around her, and haunted by the ghost of her little sister. She tries to tune everyone out, shunning her old lifestyle as the pretty, popular cheerleader, but somehow she can't hide from Damen, the new guy at school. Stunningly handsome, clever and not a little bit intimidating, there's something about him that doesn't quite add up. Ever realises he's hiding something, but nothing could prepare her for the truth - especially when the truth involves past lives, murderous enemies, everlasting love and the secret of eternal youth . . .

4/5 Stars- Review

Okay I can hear the eyes rolling and the groans that I didn't love it completely. It was such a stupid thing that cost her the final star. The writing style was something that I got into really well and easily. I found myself enjoying the characters that she detailed and created with such ease. I could the impression that this book had been written in a time of grief. That was confirmed when I read the interview that was written in the back of the book. 

She gave us a great start to a great series of books called "The Immortals". She showed a great deal of commitment to the story with the way she laid it out. What really took the last star off of the whole book was the final fight scene with Drina. It was just such a let down when she died the way that she did. I was like 'what the heck that is it?' I would have been truly in love with the book if Ever managed to finally got some revenge on this woman who wants to kill her. 

I'm picking up the second book as I own the first three but I'm sort of wondering if she can pull off the series after the way she end the first one. I'm hoping that I will be pleasantly surprised. I hope that she has a lot more to offer us through this series. I hope that this is not the end of Riley's story either. 

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I want to know your thoughts and what you think should have happened in the big fight feel ending? I hope to have either Scarlet or Bluemoon up next. Just come back to see which one that wins out my attention. 

Kristal McKerrington 

Saturday, 30 July 2016

Cinder- By Merissa Meyer- Review

Hello All, 

So this book took a little longer to be finished as I thought. Rewrites and edits are kicking my butt and making it hard for me to be able to keep up with the reading I want to do. August has my reading challenges in it so I will be balancing a lot of balls in the mean time. 

Here is the review that I did for Cinder, I hope you enjoy it and it inspires you to read the Lunar Chronicles too. 


Cinder Book 1 of Lunar Chronicles

A forbidden romance.
A deadly plague.
Earth's fate hinges on one girl . . .
CINDER, a gifted mechanic in New Beijing, is also a cyborg. She's reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister's sudden illness. But when her life becomes entwined with the handsome Prince Kai's, she finds herself at the centre of a violent struggle between the desires of an evil queen - and a dangerous temptation.
Cinder is caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal. Now she must uncover secrets about her mysterious past in order to protect Earth's future.
This is not the fairytale you remember. But it's one you won't forget.

Book Review: 

5/5 Stars 

Okay wow doesn't seem to cover this story. It does have elements of Cinderella in it and there is moments when its something completely different. Its a great take on the fictional children's story and it makes it feel more like this century and most importantly its so much fun. You can't help but feel trapped in the book and unable to let yourself put it down. The addictive quality of the writing in this book is just beyond words and Merissa has done something that I could only respect. She continues to surprise the reader with each twist of not just the future of people who need limbs but also the future of this planet. How it can easily be put in so much danger. 

How there will always be old world way of thinking that will always exist like marriage and how it has a lot of control over society. How the ranking system of where you are born and the problems of housing. She touches on so many issues that you don't realize that she has you questioning things while whisking you further and further into the depths of Cinder's world. The way that she leaves the book will have you scrambling for book two and three before you are able to grab the much needed hours of sleep that are needed. 

This is a book that you have to be prepared to give up a weekend or a whole week too. Don't even think about Netflix that whole week because this book will consume everything that you do. As you will find yourself asking "what in blue hell happens next?" 

This is has to be my MUST READ of 2016. I can't see me putting down the series until its finished. I have to say that I'm going to have to wait to see if Heartless is a series because I will have to wait until the whole series is out before I can buy book 1. 

Another amazing author for my must buy list and it needs to be on yours. 

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Thank you for stopping by and come back for the second book of the series "Scarlet". 

Kristal McKerrington 

Friday, 22 July 2016

Happily Ever After: Companion to the Selection Series (The Selection Novella) - By Keira Cass- Review

Hello Readers,

So this book was finished several days ago but me being trapped in the writing cave after losing Carla's book twice I hadn't had the time to do the blog that reviewed this authors work. I'm finally getting to it as the heat beats us down in Scotland. No AC so we are depending on open windows and fans. Its that warm.

Okay lets get down to it.

Happily Ever After: Companion to the Selection Series (The Selection Novella)

By Kiera Cass

Meet Prince Maxon before he fell in love with America, and a girl named Amberly before she became queen. See the Selection through the eyes of a guard who watched his first love drift away and a girl who fell for a boy who wasn’t the prince. This gorgeous collection features four novellas from the captivating world of Kiera Cass’s #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series—two of which appear here in print for the first time—as well as exclusive, never-before-seen bonus content.
This series companion is a must-have for any Selection fan, and includes:
  • The Prince
  • The Guard
  • The Queen (in print for the first time)
  • The Favorite (in print for the first time)
  • Exclusive new scenes from The Selection, The Elite, and The One
  • Introductions to each novella from Kiera Cass
  • A map of Illéa and other illustrations
  • And more!

5/5 Stars -Review Part- 

While I found myself desperate for the knowledge how the characters ended up after the books came to a close I was surprised by the way that she chose to do the short stories. Each one was building to a much more rounded happy ending. Something that I was surprised to find in short stories. Most of the time I read short story books they are random however she made the book feel like a whole novel. It was exciting interesting and gave us the answers that the other books seemed to miss. A smart move on the behalf of the author. 

Kiera's excitement and joyful style worked well through each of the stories. I always wanted to know how the Elite girls who lost turned out I was found a little let down by their endings. I know however these were the endings that the characters needed. The endings and wrap of their lives seemed to fit well together. Each one seemed like a synopsis rather than just a sharp short blunt way of wrapping up the story. 

I can't recommend that those who have loved the Selection series check out this short story series book. I was in love from the page and was so sad when it finished. 

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Thank you for stopping by to see my wrap up of the Selection series. I will be back for a review of the book by Merissa Meyer called Cinder as I start to enter the Lunar Chronicles. 

Kristal McKerrington 

Friday, 15 July 2016

The Heir- Kiera Cass- 5 Star Review

Hello Readers,

The confusion has gone and I know why I was getting stuck in book 5. Book 4 explains all. I'm going to get into the deeper review of The Selection series 4th book in a moment. I have to say that I'm making my way through the short stories final book really quickly and I hope to finish that in a few days. Finding time to read is hard when your doing re-writes, edits and trying to find people to help promote the books that you have out there. So if you can give me some love by following my facebook page "CLICK HERE" or just follow me on TWITTER and I would be so grateful. Now onto the review itself.

Blurb: 

Kiera Cass's Number 1 New York Times bestselling Selection series has enchanted readers from the very first page. In this fourth romantic novel, follow Illéa's royal family into a whole new Selection - and find out what happens after happily ever after.
Kiera Cass’s #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series has enchanted readers from the very first page. In this fourth romantic novel, follow Illéa’s royal family into a whole new Selection―and find out what happens after happily ever after.
Eighteen years ago, America Singer entered the Selection and won Prince Maxon’s heart. Now the time has come for Princess Eadlyn to hold a Selection of her own. Eadlyn doesn’t expect her Selection to be anything like her parents’ fairy-tale love story…but as the competition begins, she may discover that finding her own happily ever after isn’t as impossible as she’s always thought.
A new generation of swoonworthy characters and captivating romance awaits in the fourth book of the Selection series!

5 stars: 

So the time jump was done really well from when America was apart of the selection to being queen with several children. We hear notes of her family history of heart disease which is a good lead up to book 5. I have to say that there was times that Kiera made this book feel like a setup for book 4. There wasn't any less enthusiasm in the book however the plot felt just a tiny bit rushed. Lucky that didn't take away from the overwhelming love that pours out from page one to the end of the book. Plus you find yourself giving over to the story in the same manner that you did with America. 

I have to say that the story stuck with me. I found myself thinking of Marlee and wondering how the other number 2 select had gone on to live her life. It might have been nice to hear more about them too. It was heartbreaking to see the Legers trying so hard to have their happy ending and getting nowhere. Its just typical that there isn't a full rounded happy ever after. But it makes this book perfect.

There is a lot of whining, moaning and complaining in this book from the new leading lady Eadlyn who makes it clear with gentle hints who her prince was going to be from the beginning of the book. You can see that if your paying a lot of attention to it. 

All in all another great story from the wonderful Keira Cass and I recommend getting The Siren if you haven't already along with the rest of the Selection series. 

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Thank you for stopping by The Selection Short Stories is up next if you want to find out more about what I'm reading. 

Kristal McKerrington 

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

The Crown- Kiera Cass- 5 star review

Hello Readers, 

Well I did a blunder and a half so instead of reading book 4 of the Selection series I ended up reading book 5 so the reviews will be out of order now. I'm reading book 4 so I will have that one up next. 

The Crown

35 suitors entered the Selection. Only 1 will win her heart. The fifth and final captivating novel in Kiera Cass’s #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series!
In The Heir, a new era dawned in the world of The Selection. Twenty years have passed since America Singer and Prince Maxon fell in love, and their daughter is the first princess to hold a Selection of her own.
Eadlyn didn’t think she would find a real partner among the Selection’s thirty-five suitors, let alone true love. But sometimes the heart has a way of surprising you… and now Eadlyn must make a choice that feels more difficult – and more important – than she ever expected.

5 Star Review-

From the start of the book I was instantly finding myself rooting for Eadlyn who seemed to be under a great deal of pressure with her job and the fact her mother was so ill. She finds her love life to be just as complicated as she tries to defend herself after people  start to question her reign. The Selection is taking a toll on her as she feels regret that she can't give them more of her time. Finally she gets to the point where the Selection is being sped up by outside forces who wish to do harm to her. 

Nearing the end of the book she discovers the person who stole her heart and that he is outwith her reach. It torments her further that she can't be as happy as she hopes. Two of her suitors are in love with each other and that news makes her break the rules, yet leads her to breaking the rules herself. That is when she must make a hard decision. Turning to her father for help he offers her words of wisdom and that is when he reveals to her his own secrets. How her entire family have done the right thing in regards to love for some time. 

It's a great deal of love in each word that is written, the enthusiasm that makes this series so special comes through the plot. What this author offers us is a great writing style that most people will find easy to get into. Its a hard book to not love. 

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Thank you for stopping by and come back for book 3 of the Selection series books. 

Kristal McKerrington