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    Tuesday, 27 June 2017

    TO CROWN A BEAST by R. Scarlett 💕Cover Reveal💕


    Title: To Crown A Beast (Blackest Gold, #4)
    Author: R. Scarlett
    Genre: New Adult/Paranormal Romance
    Release Date: August 1, 2017
    Cover Design: Regina Wamba, Mae I Design And Photography

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    Synopsis
    She tasted his sweetness, his power, and his love, and it destroyed him.

    That iron heart has turned to ashes, leaving only a heartless beast.

    One she vows to tame.

    One she vows to save.

    Before he rips her own heart out.

    ROCK STAR by Stacey Kennedy is LIVE!


    A high school reunion is about to get down and dirty and a whole lot more complicated!


    ROCK STAR
    A Bad Boy Homecoming Novel
    Stacey Kennedy
    Releasing June 27, 2017



    A high school reunion is about to get down and dirty and a whole lot more complicated in this new erotic romance from USA Today bestselling author Stacey Kennedy.
    Veterinarian, Rae Evans expects to attend a dreadful ten-year high school reunion. Instead, she’s confronted by a past she’s never gotten over. The love of her life, Travis Walker, has returned to Catfish Creek, and the now-famous rock star wants only three things: Her. Naked. And screaming his name.

    Fresh off his last world tour, Travis has returned to town to get a dose of reality. With fame casting a superficial cloud over Travis’s life, he’s scrambling to stay afloat. He needs an anchor, and Rae is that for him. But as he finds himself, he’s determined to remind Rae of the heat that once burned between them.

    Before they know it, their one hot night is three, and soon, just like ten years ago, Travis holds the strings to Rae’s heart. But Rae’s not that young girl who watched her high school sweetheart race off to become famous. She’s a woman who knows what she wants and realizes when a man needs her. She just has to decide if she should put the past on repeat, or walk away from it forever.

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    The highest stakes...

    My father gambles every night, falling deeper and deeper into debt. When he hits the bottom, he places a new bet: his daughter. I'm his entry bet to the biggest underground poker game.

    Every kind of danger circles the velvet-covered table, but only one man makes me tremble.

    A trailer park princess.

    The son of a criminal king.

    We don't belong together, but I'm caught in a twisted game.

    His eyes meet mine with dark promise. And when he puts down his cards, I know I'm going to lose more than my body. I'm going to lose everything.

    ALL THERE IS by Violet Duke is LIVE!

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    New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Violet Duke debuts an emotional series about letting go, starting over, and trusting in the redemptive power of love.

    Emma Stevens made a fresh start in the small town of Juniper Hills, but she still lives with the guilt of an impossible choice from her past: saving her sister—but leaving her stepbrother behind—in a fire that destroyed their home. The boy next door may have dragged them to safety, but he also caused the fire that devastated her family. She swore she’d never forgive him, so she’s stunned when he shows up on her doorstep.

    Jake Rowan has never been able to escape the worst day of his life, when he took the fall for his older brother, who started a tragic fire. Years later, he’s carved out a life as a carpenter, but when he runs into Emma again, he’s reminded of everything he’s lost—and everything he still longs for.

    Monday, 26 June 2017

    TIED by Carian Cole is LIVE!



    Title: Tied
    Series: Devils Wolves #2
    Author: Carian Cole
    Genre: Standalone Contemporary Romance
     Release Date: June 26, 2017



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    He was the myth and the legend of our small town. But no one knew the truth... except me.

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    My childhood was stolen by a monster. I’ve forgotten what love feels like. What happiness feels like. What hope feels like. I am numb.

    Him
    He’s possibly as damaged as I am. Maybe even more. Scarred just as much on the inside as the outside. Just like me. He doesn’t speak. He doesn’t smile. He hides in the woods like an animal.  I should be scared of him. But I’m not. He’s the only one that has ever made me feel. And I want to make him feel, too. everything...

    #MOMFAIL Anthology 💕Cover Reveal💕

    Cover Design: MadHat Books
    Release Date: July 25, 2017

    Synopsis

    Everyone just stop for one bleeping minute so we can all get real with each other. Being a mom is some tough $#!†. You're constantly wearing questionable substances that make you ask, "is this chocolate or ... oh, crap ..." and your purse is merely a receptacle for three-week-old snacks and broken crayons.

    Let's be honest ... even when we're doing this “mom” thing right, we're somehow doing it completely wrong.

    Pardon us while we dust off our collective Mother of the Year trophy and proudly present you with an epic anthology of #MOMFAILS.

    WHERE I BELONG by M. O'Keefe is LIVE!

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    THE GIRL I LOVED IS THE WOMAN I CAN’T HAVE

    It was simple: Pay the debt and I stay out of jail. Pay the debt and I stay alive.

    But I sacrificed it all for Beth.

    I didn’t pay what I owed. I’m sure punishment is coming, but I can take it - as long as Beth is safe. Away from her mother and everyone else who would hurt her.

    I gave it all up for two days with her. And it was worth it.

    She always was.

    THE SECRETS WE KEEP ARE WHAT TEARS US APART

    We’re supposed to be done. Over. Tommy goes his way, I go mine. Cue the heartbreaking music.

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    "Christie Ridgway writes a sizzling combination of heat and heart."
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    Landscaper Brett Walker might have two sisters on the brink of making marriage commitments, but he’s not ready to promise a lifetime to any woman. Especially not to tempting and beautiful Angelica Rodriguez, one of the resort area’s wealthy visitors. They come from two different worlds.

    BIG SHOT by Kim Karr 💕Cover Reveal💕

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    Title: Big Shot 

    Author: Kim Karr

    Genre: Contemporary Romance

    Release Date: July 27, 2017 

    Cover Designer: Michele Catalano - Creative

    Model: Mitchell Wick

    Photographer: Wong Sim 
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    To believe one person can change your destiny sounds absurd. But it happened to me… twice.

    Ten years ago I had no idea what I wanted out of life, until I met Hannah Michaels. She was a computer-engineering student ready to conquer the social media world, and I was smitten. Even though I knew she was taken, I had to have her.

    Being the big shot that I was, I didn’t let her status stand in my way. It wasn’t long before my hands were on her thighs and my name a whisper on her lips. This smart, sexy girl inspired me to greatness, helped me grow into the kind of man I never knew I wanted to be. The man I am today. 

    Review: Tied

    Tied Tied by Carian Cole
    My rating: 4 of 5 stars

    It was all about Tyler for me. He was EVERYTHING!! It's not to say that I didn't like Holly or that I wasn't sympathetic to her plight because I definitely was. She was kidnapped at the age of 8 and eventually rescued by Ty 10 years later. So I felt that. Her and Ty were "tied" to each other in more ways than one.

    "She's everything. My past. My present. My future. My twin flame - the one who shares the path of my soul."

    She was Ty's perfect match, in every way. Their slow build that evolved from rescuer/rescuee to friends to soulmates was a thing of beauty and it was all due to Ty. He was ultimately swoon-worthy and romantic. I only wish I could have seen some sort of resolution to the distance between these two and their families. Holly and her brother seemed to be on the right path, but the same couldn't have been said for her little sister or her parents. As for Ty, there was no doubt that his family loved him to pieces but it would have been nice to see him embraced back into the fold. I would loved to have seen him re-establish his relationship with them.

    "I'm going to love all of her - the good and the bad, the smiles and the fears, the pretty and the dirty."

    Regardless, what Holly and Ty found and shared was more than enough for most people and I was happy to enjoy their journey to love with them.

    Release Date: June 26, 2017
    Genre: Contemporary Romance
    POV: Dual - 1st person
    Heat: 3.5 out of 5
    Type: Standalone - Book 2 of the Devils Wolves series


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    Sunday, 25 June 2017

    Review: Torn

    Torn Torn by Carian Cole
    My rating: 3 of 5 stars

    Okay... this review is for the parts that DIDN'T involve the MC Club/Pet Rescue aspect. While cute and amazingly altruistic, those details were absurd and I just couldn't take them seriously.

    "I'm just waiting for the one that makes me feel like forever wouldn't be long enough." - Tor

    I'm apparently one messed up sonofa-. Seriously, because I would have to be after reading this story and loving its theme. Toren and Asher are BFFs. So when Asher and his lady love, Ember, have a baby at the ripe old age of 15, choosing him to be her godfather is a no-brainer. And boy did baby Kenzi change Tor's life forever. He was like a second father to her, good ol' Uncle Tor. However, time flies when you're having fun and Kenzi isn't a baby anymore. She's on the cusp of womanhood and starting to see Tor in a whole new light.

    "The line between Tor and I is somewhat unique, because it criss-crosses between family and friend, and just now it blurred into something I can't quite describe. I'm not sure where our line is anymore, or if I even want a line at all." - Kenzi

    Now she's got to open Tor's eyes and make him see that she's the only woman he will ever need.

    Usually this sort of circumstance carries an ick factor, but the story was tastefully written in this regard. I couldn't help but fall for these characters, feel hope for their flourishing relationship, and root for their happily ever after. I may have cringed a bit with all of the flashbacks because they strengthened the taboo vibe but at the same time I appreciated them because it also provided character depth, added dimension to their relationship, and strengthened my bond to their story.

    "I am your forever, Tor. And you're mine." - Kenzi

    There were a few loose ends, such as the time between Ember waking up and the aftermath. I'm not sure if this time will ever be covered in a future book. It left the ending feeling a bit unbelievable. I also would have wished to see this couple co-exist out in the open with their families. Their entire relationship was in secret and it would have been nice to see them accepted and loved. Ah well. If you're a fan of "no-no" books and taboo reads, TORN is a story that can deliver.

    Release Date: August 29, 2016
    Genre: Contemporary Romance - taboo
    POV: Dual - 1st person
    Heat: 3.5 out of 5
    Type: Standalone - Book 1 of the Devils Wolves series

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    Saturday, 24 June 2017

    SEXY JERK by Kim Karr has got a NEW cover!!


    This enemies-to-lovers contemporary romance has a new cover!!!

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    When a Chicago playboy agrees to help babysit his best friend's son, he knows he won't be doing it alone. Unfortunately, the other half of the babysitting duo is completely oblivious. And there's only one small problem with that: she thinks he's a jerk.

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    Review: Counterpoints: Book 2

    Counterpoints: Book 2 Counterpoints: Book 2 by Laura Rossi
    My rating: 4 of 5 stars

    I was engrossed! This book was handled so much better than the first. It was more cohesive, more fluid, and had less unnecessary details. Isabella's heart has been put through the wringer because of Christopher's perceived betrayal. She's trying to stay away, to deal with him as a professional, and really who can blame her... but the heart wants what it wants. Once again together in secret, their relationship was rife with tension and near-misses. Book two made for a much more entertaining read and ended with one heck of a cliffy. Book three can't come out soon enough!

    Release Date: December 20, 2016
    Genre: Contemporary Romance
    POV: Dual - 3rd person
    Heat: 2 out of 5
    Type: Book 2 of the series


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    Review: Counterpoints

    Counterpoints Counterpoints by Laura Rossi
    My rating: 3 of 5 stars

    This was the story of Isabella and Christopher. She was a successful Italian journalist and he was a champion race car driver. Their passion for each other was fiery, explosive, and explored in secret. It made for some pretty hot tension, let me tell ya.

    There were many elements that I liked such as the well-developed characters, the travel and destination information, and the pronounced connection between Christopher and Isabella. However, I found this book to be bogged down with far too many obscure details. It made for a difficult and choppy read that caused me to skim through quite a bit. Aside from that, the author has piqued my interest enough to continue this series and see how this story further develops in book two.

    Release Date: February 27, 2016
    Genre: Contemporary Romance
    POV: Dual - 3rd person
    Heat: 2 out of 5
    Type: Book 1 of the series


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    Review: His Promise

    His Promise His Promise by Eddie Cleveland
    My rating: 4 of 5 stars

    Colt and Isabella shared an instant connection that was put on hold for two years. Once they were reunited, their story became an emotional and steamy journey. With a boatload of drama mixed in, HIS PROMISE made for quite the entertaining read. I love getting a sweet surprise read just for supporting an author. Although this story was a bit cheesy and predictable, I happened to really enjoy it.

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    Dual 1st person POV
    Heat = 4 out of 5

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    Friday, 23 June 2017

    SURVIVE BY THE TEAM by Cindy Skaggs 🌟Blog Tour🌟


      Title: Survive By The Team
    Series: Team Fear #3
    By: Cindy Skaggs
    Publication Date: June 23, 2017
    Genre: Romantic Suspense
    Cover Designer: Mayhem Cover Creations
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    The wild ride continues in this highly addictive series.
    Mandi Gault never met a man brave enough to openly date a mortician, so when a good-looking man with twelve-pack abs invites her to dinner, she's not asking any questions. Too bad he's trying to kill her.

    Danny Gault died in a conspiracy threatening Team Fear--his defunct military team--so when Gault's sister winds up in the hospital, former teammate Dean Stills is forced to leave the safety of the team's compound. He recognizes her attacker as a member of a rogue military unit with orders to eliminate Team Fear. Now they're on the run while they unravel why Team Echo wants her dead.

    DENYING THE WATCHER by Kim Loraine 💕Cover Reveal💕

    Cover Design:Ramona Lockwood
    Release Date: July 19, 2017

    Synopsis

    The second book in The Watcher Trilogy.

    Five years - That’s all I’ve got
    Then the Watcher will take control
    But not before I use him to get what I want

    It seemed like a good plan at the time
    but then I found her
    and now I don’t want it to end

    Sariel needs me to hold up my end of the deal
    To fight the Fallen
    To win the war

    I need the one person I never thought I’d find
    I can’t let Sariel take me

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    Thursday, 22 June 2017

    UNFORGIVEN by Willow Winters 🌟Blog Tour🌟








    The sins of his past can’t be forgiven.

    Mason Thatcher gave me chills when I first laid eyes on him. The good kind. The kind that makes your body ache and your heart hammer.

    What’s better is that he looked at me the same way.
    There was a hunger in his eyes that wouldn’t be sated, and a confidence in his stride that told me I could never run from him. Back then, I didn’t want to.

    It’s not fair that his touch eased my pain.
    That his lips on mine made my worries vanish.
    That his love gave me a reason to breathe again.

    With him, I felt complete, as if fate had given me a second chance.

    Then I learned the truth: the sins and secrets of what really brought us together.

    TYCOON by Katy Evans 🌟Blog Tour🌟

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    Tycoon by Katy Evans
    Publication Date: June 20th, 2017
    Genre: Contemporary Romance


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    He wasn’t always this rich. This hot. This difficult.
    Aaric Christos was a guy who protected me. Wanted me. Maybe even loved me.
    That man is gone.
    In his place is the most powerful real estate tycoon in the city.
    He’s a cold, ruthless, aggressive businessman.
    The only one who can save me and my startup from ruin.
    It takes every ounce of courage to put my pride aside and ask for his help.
    I didn’t expect him to offer it easily.
    And he doesn’t.
    Instead, he vets me harder than he’s vetted anyone.
    Don’t invest in what you don’t know, he says.
    He's assessing every piece of me, to the point I've never felt so bare.
    I yearn for the boy I once knew, whose touch once craved me.
    Putting it all on the line will be worth it, I tell myself.
    Until I realize—too late—that some risks are not worth taking.

    THE SOUTHERN NIGHTS SERIES by M. Never 💕Cover Reveal💕

    Cover Design: Cover Me Darling, LLC
    Release Date: July 18, 2017

    Synopsis

    Kamdyn Ellis is the man.Mr. All-Star athlete and resident bad boy. #7 quarterback on the field, and #1 player off.Every guy at school wants to be him, and every girl at school wants to date him. Well, except Laney Summers that is. The sassy city girl is the only one immune to Kam’s clear blue eyes and arsenal of southern charm. But when a debilitating injury sidelines Kam’s future and ability to play football, it’s Laney who is tasked to be his tutor while he recuperates at home.The chemistry between Kam and Laney is undeniable, and after months of ignoring what’s clearly evident, Laney gives in. Allowing herself one night with Kam, no strings attached, no commitment to speak of. Alone, under the stars, on the fifty-yard line, Kam and Laney set out to discover if what they have is real, or just one steamy southern night.

    ADONIS IN ATHENS by Kat Mizera 💕Cover Reveal💕

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    Get hot this summer with Adonis in Athens by Kat Mizera!
    Genre: Contemporary Romance
    Release Date: July 18th

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    Paige Carter's fling with the dark-haired, green-eyed Greek was short, but it rocked her world. Her only regret was not finding out whether she'd ever see him again before he returned to Greece.

    Apollo Lakkas earned his degree and was thrilled to return to Greece to begin work with his family's shipping business. His only regret is the way he left the sweet blonde he met in Vegas—who may or may not be his wife.

    When an unexpected proposal throws Paige into a panic, she packs a bag for Athens and does the one thing she knows she must do before she can face any kind of future...reconcile her past.