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    Saturday, 19 August 2017

    Beard in Mind by Penny Reid ✻✻✻ Blog Tour ✻✻✻


    Beard in Mind, an all new standalone in the bestselling, romantic comedy Winston Brothers Series by Penny Reid, is available NOW!

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    All is fair in love and auto maintenance.
    Beau Winston is the nicest, most accommodating guy in the world. Usually.
    Handsome as the devil and twice as charismatic, Beau lives a charmed life as everyone’s favorite Winston Brother. But since his twin decided to leave town, and his other brother hired a stunning human-porcupine hybrid as a replacement mechanic for their auto shop, Beau Winston’s charmed life has gone to hell in a handbasket.
    Shelly Sullivan is not nice and is never accommodating. Ever.
    She mumbles to herself, but won’t respond when asked a question. She glares at everyone, especially babies. She won’t shake hands with or touch another person, but has no problems cuddling with a dog. And her damn parrot speaks only in curse words.
    Beau wants her gone. He wants her out of his auto shop, out of Tennessee, and out of his life.
    The only problem is, learning why this porcupine wears her coat of spikes opens a Pandora’s box of complexity—exquisite, tempting, heartbreaking complexity—and Beau Winston soon discovers being nice and accommodating might mean losing what matters most.

    Friday, 18 August 2017

    Review: Beard in Mind by Penny Reid

    Beard in Mind Beard in Mind by Penny Reid
    My rating: 5 of 5 stars

    Although it would be pretty tough for one of the Winston men to beat out Cletus in my heart, I must admit that Beau came amazingly close. There’s just something about these simple men with their purity of heart and soul that leaves me in awe every single time. At first glance, Beau comes off as flirtatious and real easy-going, but once you dig below the surface, that’s when the true wonder of his depth becomes clear. Beau was amazingly beautiful, in mind, body and soul. He was a man that any girl would be lucky to have. You know, if he were real. Funny enough, he felt quite real to me. This man had so much going on and most of it was unbeknownst to him. This story had plenty of drama and surprising revelations that I’m sure will be felt for more books to come.

    As for his lucky lady...

    "How could I forget about her? How could she be anywhere other than the forefront of my thoughts?"

    Oh. Em. Gee!! Don’t you just love it when you read a book and can identify yourself in it? That’s what happened for me when I read Beard in Mind. It’s like Penny Reid sat there and observed me for the entirety of my life and decided to write a book about what she’d seen. I am Shelly and Shelly is me. Now we may not be identical… and there were quite a few differences between our disorders… which is typical for everyone diagnosed with OCD… but I saw so much of myself in her that it was so easy to love this woman HARD!! The author gave me so much to admire, in both Shelly and Beau. I loved their strength, their confidence, and even their insecurities. These two were flawless in their flaws. And the way they shored each other up and the way they fell together was the stuff of dreams. I loved these people so much and I can’t get enough of this series of books. Give me more Winstons!!

    Release Date: August 1, 2017
    Genre: Romantic Comedy
    POV: Dual - 1st person (primarily male voice)
    Steam: 3.5 out of 5
    Type: Standalone - Book 4 of the Winston Brothers series with character crossover

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    Absinthe by Winter Renshaw ✱✱✱ Blog Tour ✱✱✱


    The name on the screen was “Absinthe.”

    I knew her as the sultry voice blowing up my phone for late night chats about Proust and Hemingway interspersed between the best phone sex I never knew I could have.

    We’d never met.

    Until the day she walked into my office, her cherry lips wrapped around a candy apple sucker and an all too familiar voice that said, “They said you wanted to see me, Principal Hawthorne?”

    Oh Henry by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff ✲✲✲ Preorder Blitz ✲✲✲

    Oh Henry

    Ohellno Series
    by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff
    Publication Date: August 25, 2017
    Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romantic Comedy

    From New York Times Bestseller, Mimi Jean Pamfiloff, comes a new Romantic Comedy.

    Henry Walton has been called many things throughout his life—fatty, bathtub, tree trunk, moose, walrus, lardo—you name it. But at over six foot five and weighing two hundred and eighty pounds, Henry is now solid muscle and the hottest defensive end in the NFL college draft. This is the moment he’s been waiting for: fame, money, women, and glory. Okay, there’s also a ten-million-dollar contract in it for him.

    There’s just one teeny tiny problem: He can’t quite get over being dumped by the coldhearted shrew with thick glasses and a genius IQ he dated for a mere few weeks. Elle.

    God, he so hates her and that stupid little squeaky laugh—a laugh that sounds like music to his ears and sweet, sweet victory to his career. Because for those two perfect weeks, his game was perfect. And now that she refuses to talk to him, everything is falling down the crapper.

    Call him superstitious, but he’s got to get her back. Even if she’s the last girl he really wants and she hates his guts.

    Speed by BB Easton ★★★ Cover Reveal ★★★

    Today we have the cover reveal for Speed by BB Easton! Check it out and pre-order your copy before release day on September 11th!

    Title: SPEED
    Author: BB Easton
    Genre: New Adult Romance
    Release Day: September 11th

    About Speed

    Because BB Easton had so much fun writing her bestselling, award-winning memoir, 44 CHAPTERS ABOUT 4 MEN, she decided to give each of her four men his own steamy standalone! SPEED is the second book in the 44 Chapters spin-off series—a gritty, taboo love triangle overflowing with dark humor and tangible teen angst. It is based on a true story.

    After her possessive, psychopathic, rage-fueled ex, Knight, joins the Marines, sixteen-year-old BB is left trying, and failing, to pick up the pieces of her shattered heart. It isn't until she meets Harley James—an easy-going, tattooed mechanic with a face as angelic as his habits are sinful—that she learns how to live again. How to laugh again. But will she learn to love again?

    Over Knight’s dead body.

    Thursday, 17 August 2017

    His To Break by Liam & Wyatt ✯✯✯ Release + Review Blitz ✯✯✯

    Deep waters are treacherous enough, but Everly Mantel never thought she would lose her heart there. But when the hunky, gruff captain of a local fishing boat turns her tender ass bright red, all her former ideas about how love didn’t fit into her life are turned upside down.

    James Morelock took one look at those khaki shorts and the wild tangle of red hair and something inside him caught fire.  Years of telling himself love was for fools broke over the bow of his heart and opened a spot he’d forever thought closed.  Only, he’s not sure his version of love is something this smart newcomer to Port Hope will understand.

    Will these two weather the storms of their past and finally give love a chance?  Or will James’s rough love and possessive obsession be more than Everly is willing to accept?

    Cuffed by K. Bromberg ★★★ Cover Reveal ★★★


    Design: Helen Williams
    Photographer: Wander Aguiar

    From the New York Times bestselling author, K. Bromberg, comes a new series about three brothers, the job that calls them, and the women who challenge them.

    “I hate you. I never want to see you again.”

    Grant Malone is not the reason I moved back to Sunnyville—at least that’s what I tell myself. Yet, those parting words I said to him back in third grade, ring in my ears every time a townsperson brings up one of the Malone boys. I thought time had healed my wounds. I was wrong. Nothing could have prepared me for how I felt when I finally saw him again.

    Twenty years does a lot to turn a boy into a man. One who hits all my buttons—sexy, funny, attractive, and a police officer. But Grant is off limits because he knows too much about my past.