Thursday, November 30, 2017

***Review of Chelle Bliss's Duet Series***

NOW AVAILABLE from USA Today bestselling author, Chelle Bliss, comes the Takeover Duet.

KEEP YOUR FRIENDS CLOSE, AND YOUR ENEMIES CLOSER - HE PREFERS HER IN HIS BED.

Merger by Chelle Bliss
Takeover Duet Book #2
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Antonio Forte has always put business before pleasure, but ever since he met the gorgeous CEO of Interstellar Corp, he finds himself wanting both. And he's hoping she won't be able to refuse his latest offer.
Lauren Bradley knows how to survive as a woman in a man's world--trust no one. Especially handsome, smooth-talking men who make her panties melt with a single glance like Antonio. But his offer is almost as tempting as he is.
Sometimes to gain it all, you have to give up everything...
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Acquisition by Chelle Bliss
Takeover Duet Book #1
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Chelle Bliss is the USA Today bestselling author of the Men of Inked and ALFA P.I. series. She hails from the Midwest, but currently lives near the beach even though she hates sand. She's a full-time writer, time-waster extraordinaire, social media addict, coffee fiend, and ex high school history teacher. She loves spending time with her two cats, alpha boyfriend, and chatting with readers.

This was the second part (really third part) of a duet that the author had planned and then we saw the yumminess that was Takeover!😍 It's free...hop over and go grab it. So, there I was in a flu-induced stupor and I'd read Acquisition and really wanted Merger, but I didn't get it until a couple weeks later. You know how you want it...you want it right then, but then you don't get it and you forget about it?🤔 Yep - ME! I finally remembered it while I was sick over Thanksgiving and in a rush to write this review had to re-read the first book. Then I remembered why I wanted it soooo bad!!☠☠ Because we don't know how Lauren's gonna get away from ex-creepy that's how. Like he's a for real "putting the lotion in the basket" type. The second book picks up and you HAVE to read book one or you'll be lost. I'll be perfectly honest and tell you that the 4-star rating is for the series. If it were for Merger only...it would have likely gotten a 3 to 3.5-star rating. Everything in this book was just over-the-top and out of proportion for me. I think that had it been all one book it would have been 5-stars but because of this Duet Trope that all authors are hopping on - it's making them draw out one-and-a-half books into three. When you start doing that, you're just adding in scenes that you could potentially cut or have people skip over. I know that there were several places I skimmed and it wasn't because of fever!! Does that mean that everyone is going to feel the same? Nope! As a matter of fact a good portion of people love the way duets go - I'm just starting to tire of them slightly. 

Tuesday, November 28, 2017




Title: Heartthrob
Author: Katie McCoy
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Release Date: November 28, 2017



Blurb

Move over, Colin Firth - there’s a new Darcy in town! 

Jax Hawthorne is Hollywood’s sexiest bad boy. I’m a glorified secretary who thinks color-coding my library is a wild Friday night. So when he shows up after all this time wanting to make good on our childhood deal to tie the knot, it’s not because he can’t resist my perfect credit score.

He needs a fake girlfriend to rehab his reckless image, and I’m the (safe, sensible) girl for the job. I would be insulted… if the proposal didn’t come with an all-expenses-paid trip to England while he shoots a new movie version of ’Pride & Prejudice.’ 

Goodbye, my dumpster fire of a dating life. Hello, steamy nights with a chiseled hunk who knows all the right moves.

Soon, I’m knee-deep in the English mud - and on-set drama. But all our fake-smoldering is getting my very real panties in a twist. It turns out, Jax is so much more than just a reckless playboy. He makes me want to forget our ‘arrangement’.. and break all the rules. 

Can our pretend romance turn to something real? Or will scheming actresses, control-freak PR crews, and a pesky little thing called love ruin the best (fake) relationship of my life? 

Find out in the hot, hilarious new romance from Katie McCoy!







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Katie McCoy is a self proclaimed sushi addict, Cardinals baseball fanatic, and lover of all things theatrical. A St. Louis native transplanted to Brooklyn, she acts, sings, and shakes her booty when she isn't writing books about hot men and the girls who love them.


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Title: One Last Snowy Christmas
Series: An O'Loughlin Brothers Novella
Author: A.F. Crowell
Genre: Holiday Romance
Release Date: November 28, 2017

With every flake of snow that falls, Scott and Maria O'Loughlin are treasuring each individual moment with their three boys home under the same roof once again.


Cooper O'Loughlin has had a hard year. Home from his latest deployment, the Army Special Forces soldier is looking forward to Christmas with his wife and family. If only he could shake the feeling something had changed while he was away.
Storm O'Loughlin left home with a purpose,- only to return for holidays and not to look back. While catching up with old friends, in walked the woman who used to be the center of every fantasy he ever had. He has one week to make her his or walk away for good this time.
Ashton O'Loughlin might have been the youngest brother, but he was growing up and ready to take on life. With this last Christmas before graduating high school, he knew this was his final opportunity to make his move on the girl next door - who happened to be his very best friend.
Three brothers, one holiday, and too much about to happen, Scott and Maria share their love and their family before everything changes forever. One last snowy Christmas to hold onto hope or let go of everything as it was before.

A.F. Crowell lives in Charleston, SC with her husband and two sons. They have two dogs, Diesel, a German Shepherd rescue and Dez, a black Labrador Retriever. She shares her love of books with her children, who have a head start on becoming life-long readers. 
Romance fiction hit her radar when her husband forced her to watch Twilight one weekend when they were snowed in. That was it! From there her love grew; Contemporary Romance, Paranormal, YA and Dystopian are her preferred reads.

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Review: Van by Sawyer Bennett


Van (Cold Fury, Book #9) Sawyer Bennett Release Date: November 28, 2017

Synopsis: Score one for the Carolina Cold Fury hockey team as a stone-cold badass melts for a woman who makes his blood run hot. As one of the league’s toughest enforcers, Van Turner is ruthless on the ice. He plays hard because it’s the only way to channel the rage boiling inside, and a reputation as an A-hole is better than everyone knowing the truth. Van has spent his entire life running from a secret that’s kept him from getting involved in relationships—or accepting lucrative deals with East Coast teams. Then the Carolina Cold Fury makes him an offer he can’t refuse . . . and Van meets a woman he can’t resist. Simone Fournier is the stubborn one in her family—and that’s saying something, considering her brothers are two of the Cold Fury’s biggest stars. Simone gets what she wants, and what she wants is Van. Still, there’s a part of him Simone can’t reach, no matter how hard she tries. In private, he’s all fire and passion. In public, he freezes her out. Van may want to push her away, but Simone won’t let him go that easily. Because this time, she’s playing for keeps. Sawyer Bennett’s New York Times bestselling Carolina Cold Fury series can be read together or separately. Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35018727-van Purchase Van (Cold Fury, Book #9): Amazon: http://amzn.to/2zm018j B&N: http://bit.ly/2pUfkB2 iBooks: http://apple.co/2pB0YqS Google Play: http://bit.ly/2qG2XeA Kobo: http://bit.ly/2pPNkkK Audible: http://adbl.co/2BgeVOC


I hate to say this but I had a hard time finishing this one.  It kind of bordered on DNF and I can pinpoint why.  We all know that there's this lead up to the happily ever after and we anticipate it, but for me, it just didn't happen.  I felt like when Van gave his ultimate apology - it fell flat and Simone's response to it was out of left field and she didn't make him work for it.  It wasn't romantic, it wasn't what romance novels are made of.  I've loved Van, but this just made me feel...MEH.

I was given an ARC copy of this book by the publisher for an honest review.  All opinions expressed are my own and do not reflect anyone else's.

About the Author: Since the release of her debut contemporary romance novel, Off Sides, in January 2013, Sawyer Bennett has released multiple books, many of which have appeared on the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists. A reformed trial lawyer from North Carolina, Sawyer uses real life experience to create relatable, sexy stories that appeal to a wide array of readers. From new adult to erotic contemporary romance, Sawyer writes something for just about everyone. Sawyer likes her Bloody Marys strong, her martinis dirty, and her heroes a combination of the two. When not bringing fictional romance to life, Sawyer is a chauffeur, stylist, chef, maid, and personal assistant to a very active daughter, as well as full-time servant to her adorably naughty dogs. She believes in the good of others, and that a bad day can be cured with a great work-out, cake, or even better, both. Sawyer also writes general and women’s fiction under the pen name S. Bennett and sweet romance under the name Juliette Poe. Connect with Sawyer: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bennettbooks Twitter: https://twitter.com/BennettBooks Instagram: https://instagram.com/sawyerbennett123/ Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/Sawyer_Bennett Book+Main Bites: https://bookandmainbites.com/sawyerbennett Sign up for Sawyer’s newsletter: http://sawyerbennett.com/signup/

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

***5 Star Review from Addison Jane***




Title: Skylar
Series: The Club Girl Diaries #7
Author: Addison Jane
Genre: Contemporary Romance
 Release Date: November 21, 2017



Blurb

Skylar thought she’d outrun her past six years ago.
Growing up, her life was dictated for her and reinforced with a heavy fist. The people who were meant to love and protect her were those that caused her the most pain. So she risked everything and ran.
It was the Brothers by Blood MC that gave Skylar the chance to explore her own mind and body, and work toward a future that she had control over.
She swore she’d never fall for a brother, not willing to lose the life she’d built. When she’s paired with Eagle during a club run, Skylar’s determined to pull a smile from the dark and moody brother.
What started out as a playful game, soon ignited into something much deeper than she’d anticipated.
Was she ready to risk everything all over again if he didn’t feel the same?

Eagle didn’t like to stay still for long.

After many years in the army, his luck finally ran out, and he had to watch helplessly while his team was killed. People he’d laughed with, and shared his life with, suddenly gone.

There were moments when the memories became too much, and he was trapped in his own personal hell, but it had become a part of who he was, something he felt was his burden to bear.

He never expected to break down in front of Skylar, to have her see him at his worst.
She didn’t try to fix him. She threw sass, she was sarcastic, and she made those moments when he could breathe again worth fighting through hell for.
But how did you claim a woman who refused to belong to anyone but herself?

Neither of them knew how to tell the other how they felt, but when the past returns with a vengeance, they might just run out of time to find out.




Finally, a book that got me out of my four-star slump! Seriously - I was starting to think that I would rate every book til the end of the year less than five stars. I just couldn't seem to get excited over anything since early October. This book threw me off a little bit and it's probably because I'm used to the author having something way, way dramatic taking place in her book and it just didn't happen like that in this book. This book was a little different. Skylar and Eagle were the perfect couple, they both had their perspective issues but they just fit!!😍 To me, this was probably the best book since Harmony which is what started my love for The Club Girl Diaries. The PTSD component in this was well-written and well-handled. I thought that it held true to life and that it wasn't pushed under the rug as so many books do nowadays.  Excellent job!!

I was given an ARC copy of this book by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.  All opinions expressed are my own and do not reflect anyone else's. 

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Addison Jane is a born and bred kiwi girl with a passion for romance and writing.

When she gets the chance she enjoys the little things in life such as reading, dancing, music, and Facebook, but her world really revolves around the little girl who calls her Mum. It's an awkward balance between alpha males and Disney princesses but it works.

Growing up on a small farm next to the beach will always make her a country girl at heart. But since moving away to a small town close to the city she's discovered a dangerous love for shopping.

Writing stories has been something that's come naturally since she was young, and with the massive support of her friends and family, she finally decided to step out of her comfort zone and share them with the world.

She enjoys bringing her books to life with strong female leads, sexy passionate men and a rollercoaster of twists and turns that lead to the happily ever after that her readers desire.



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Today we’ve got the gorgeous cover reveal of Driving Whiskey Wild by Melissa Foster! Check it out and be sure to preorder your copy today!
 
Title: Driving Whiskey Wild
Author: Melissa Foster
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: February 21, 2018
About Driving Whiskey Wild:

Driving Whiskey Wild is a captivating story of healing, trust, and finding everlasting love in the most unlikely places.

Special Forces veteran and Dark Knights Motorcycle Club member Bullet Whiskey lives to protect his family, their bar, and the residents of his small hometown. He’s rough, unapologetic, and haunted by a secret, painful past. He’s also a master at keeping people away, and when his sister hires gorgeous and sweet Finlay Wilson to help expand their biker bar, he knows just how to get rid of her.

After losing her boyfriend and her father, Finlay moves back to her hometown to be closer to the little family she has left. She needs her temporary job at Whiskey Bro’s to get her catering business off the ground, and she’s determined not to let the gruff, arrogant mountain of a man Bullet Whiskey scare her off.

Finlay is everything Bullet has never wanted. She’s afraid of his dog, afraid of motorcycles, and sweet enough to give him cavities, but as she weaves her way into the hearts of everyone around him, he’s powerless to resist her charms. Passion ignites, but trust doesn’t come easily, and when their pasts collide, Bullet finds out the true meaning of protecting those he loves.

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About Melissa Foster:
Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes sexy and heartwarming contemporary romance, new adult romance and women's fiction with emotionally compelling characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page. Readers adore Melissa's fun, flirty, and sinfully sexy, award-winning big family romance collection, LOVE IN BLOOM featuring the Snow Sisters, Bradens, Remingtons, Ryders, Seaside Summer, Harborside Nights, and the Wild Boys After Dark. Melissa's emotional journeys are lovingly erotic and always family oriented. Melissa also writes sweet and clean romance under the pen name Addison Cole. Melissa has painted and donated several murals to The Hospital for Sick Children in Washington, DC. Her interests include her family, reading, writing, painting, friends, helping others see the positive side of life, and visiting Cape Cod. Melissa is available to chat with book clubs and welcomes comments and emails from her readers. Visit Melissa on social media or her personal website. Never miss a brand new release, special promotions or inside gossip again by simply signing up to receive yourfrom Melissa.

Monday, November 20, 2017




Coming November 27th



By the time Flint Rendell caught the beautiful, curvy brunette in mid-air, he already knew he’d never let her go.  Flint figured his life of chopping down trees and building his cabin in the woods far from civilization, would be his life.  He’d never found much use for other people, but from the moment he caught a glimpse of her, everything changed.

Wren Reynolds lived a nomad’s life with her hippie parents until a tragedy stole everything from her.  Starting over in the middle of nowhere she dreamt of finding peace again.  When the local lumberhunk rides in on his white horse to save her from herself, her dreams begin to change, and she starts to believe in fairy tales again.

But, fate had different ideas, and an incarceration that saves her, but sends Flint away changes everything.  Can these two find their way back or will the real world have its way, and end their happily ever after before it has its chance to begin?

Author’s Note:  The scent of pines and sex will have you swooning for this match made in backwoods heaven.  One hunky lumberjack who’s not touched a woman in years finds his one and only, in this sweet, smutty novel in the CUT series. All standalone stories sure to have you dreaming of flannel and wishing for a piece of hard wood all your own.






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Dani Wyatt loves her alpha men; make them military, cowboys, MMA -- any uber alpha with a wicked possessive streak and an insatiable libido. Receive a free exclusive unpublished title when you join Dani's private readers group for updates, free chapters and discounts.

She's a 40 something regular lady who just happens to love badass alpha males who pull your hair and love their women with a lethal passion.

When she's not writing (which is not often) she is probably laughing about some irony (like A-1 Steak Sauce is vegan), riding her horse, wondering why The Walking Dead can't have a new episode every night, or looking cross-eyed at some piece of technology sent to ruin her day.
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