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Thursday, July 27, 2023

Kindle Book Review: On the Shore by Laura Pavlov

On the Shore by Laura Pavlov is now live! Check out my spoiler-free review below.  Get ready to one-click your new favorite small-town romance. You can read this book for free using Kindle Unlimited! 

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He’s the GOAT of the NFL. She’s a hot-headed reporter who despises him. They’re in the same small town for the summer. What could possibly go wrong?


I'm more than aware of the responsibilities that come with being a quarterback in the NFL.

The upside—I get to do what I love every day, which is play football.

And I make more money than I know what to do with.

The downside—everyone wants a piece of me, and the press stalks me ruthlessly. 

And one reporter in particular, Brinkley Reynolds, has crossed a line.

She takes things too far.

So yeah, I have her escorted out of the press conference.

Imagine my surprise when the same woman walks into the coffee shop in the small town where I’ve gone to get some privacy for the summer.

I accuse her of stalking me.

She calls me every name in the book before proceeding to make me feel very unwelcome in Cottonwood Cove.

Her hometown.

The place where she tucked tail and ran after I’d unknowingly gotten her fired.

So now I’m enemy number one.

That’s fine with me. 

I’m not the biggest fan of her either.

She’s equal parts stubborn and aggravating.

But she happens to be the sexiest woman I’ve ever laid eyes on.

So I try to make amends.

I’m not the devil after all.

But she won’t give me the time of day unless I agree to give her my story.

One I’ve fought hard to protect since the day I started playing professional ball.

I don’t owe Brinkley Reynolds anything.

So why am I considering giving her everything?

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On the Shore (Cottonwood Cove #3)On the Shore by Laura Pavlov
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

On the Shore by Laura Pavlov is the third installment in the Cottonwood Cove series. On the Shore focuses on Brinkley Reynolds and Lincoln Hendrix. Brinkley is a sports reporter who lands an interview of a lifetime with Lincoln Hendrix, the NFL's GOAT quarterback and the one man she can't stand.

I absolutely loved Brinkley and her sassy attitude. She reminded me so much of Dylan (Dilly), one of my all-time favorite characters from Laura's Honey Mountain series. The Cottonwood series of interconnected series of standalones is addictive. I've said it before, but it bears repeating, this series is small-town romance lovers gold. I adore the Reynolds family and can't wait to return to Cottonwood Cove and read Before the Sunset (Cottonwood Cove #4) when it releases on September 21st. One-click worthy!

Meet Laura:

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Laura Pavlov writes sweet and sexy contemporary romance that will make you both laugh and cry. She is happily married to her college sweetheart, mom to two awesome almost-grown kids, and dog-whisperer to one temperamental yorkie and one wild bernedoodle. Laura resides in Las Vegas where she is living her own happily ever after. Be sure to sign up for updates on new releases. Laura loves to hear from readers!


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Tuesday, July 25, 2023

Kindle Romance Review: Cor Amare by Pepper Winters

Cor Amare by Pepper Winters is now live, and the Luna Duet is complete.  Check out my spoiler-free review below.  You can read this book for free using Kindle Unlimited

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I made the worst mistake of my life when I was twenty-two.

I let love and fear destroy everything I ever wanted, and now I have a choice to make.

Run and hide, or stay and face the consequences.

I'd always known I wasn't allowed to love her.

I'd always accepted that I wasn't allowed to keep her.

But that didn't stop me.

I broke every rule and choked on every secret to have her.

The only problem is, those secrets aren't just hunting me anymore, they've found me.

I can't run.

I can't hide.

For a moment, I had it all. I had all my dreams and the girl I would kill for.

But now, I have to pay the price.

I have to pay...

And I won't survive.

A true coming-of-age story that spans a lifetime. This book deals with heavy subjects and is advised you check the Content Warnings on the Author's website.


Cor Amare (Luna Duet, #2)Cor Amare by Pepper Winters
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

After reading Cor Amare (Luna Duet # 2), I have one question:  Pepper Winters, what did you do to my heart? I have been sitting here for a few weeks agonizing over writing my review, thinking about how I can do it justice when I'm still grappling with an emotional book hangover? Cor Amare was breathtaking. I'm lost in a sea of emotions after reading the conclusion of Aslan and Neri's dark and beautiful journey. Pepper's writing is nothing short of extraordinary, and I'm in awe of her skillful storytelling. The elegance of her prose and the finesse with which she weaves intricate emotions into the narrative deserve nothing less than a chef's kiss of admiration. Breathtaking, haunting, and profound, Cor Amare and Lunamare are on my Best of 2023 list. 

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Meet Pepper

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Pepper Winters is a multiple New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestseller.

After chasing her dreams to become a full-time writer, Pepper has earned recognition with awards for best Dark Romance, best BDSM Series, and best Hero. She's an multiple #1 Apple Books bestseller, along with #1 in Erotic Romance, Romantic Suspense, Contemporary, and Romance Thriller.

Pepper currently has close to 40 books released in nine languages. She's hit best-seller lists almost 40 times, is a self-confessed hermit, yoga convert, has a house rabbit, six horses, and a long suffering husband.

To learn more about Pepper please visit: where she regularly posts videos of behind the scenes writing, horses, books, and more.


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Friday, July 14, 2023

Kindle Book Review: Saving Rain by Kelsey Kingsley is LIVE

Saving Rain by Kelsey Kingsley is LIVE and free to read using Kindle Unlimited. Check out my spoiler-free review below. Saving Rain is a standalone/no cliffhanger. 

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From the author of Warrior Blue comes an emotional, gritty story about redemption, love, and an antihero with a desperation to achieve his lifelong dream - to be a good man.

Are you ready for redemption?

My name is Soldier, but I was never meant to be a hero.

From the moment I was born, I was looked at as a beacon of hope, a guiding light—a savior. But that type of pressure can drive a man to desperation, to do things he shouldn’t, and in my case, that’s exactly what happened.

All I ever wanted to be was a good person, someone my grandparents could be proud of, but for a long time, I couldn’t find the strength to be proud of myself.

I paid the price.

I did my time.

Yet ... somehow, I got lucky.

I was given a second chance to do better, to be the man I always believed I could be. And after finding the love I never knew I deserved, I’m starting to wonder if there’s still room for me to be a hero after all ...


Saving RainSaving Rain by Kelsey Kingsley
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Saving Rain by Kelsey Kingsley is the ultimate story of redemption, forgiveness, and acceptance. This heartbreakingly beautiful story chronicles the life of Solider, a boy trying to separate from a dark and dysfunctional childhood, in order to become a man that his grandparents could be proud of. Kelsey delivers a powerful and gritty redemption story that will both break and warm your heart at the same time. I don’t want to say too much, but I will say is that if you've ever watched the movie Rocky, you will find yourself shouting “Solider Solider” at the end. You want this anti-hero to win at life and have it all!

Monday, July 10, 2023

Penelope Ward Birthday Giveaway

Happy Birthday to one of my favorite people in the world! Love you P!  I want to celebrate by gifting a few of Penelope’s Peeps some of my favorite books! Spin the wheel by clicking the link below. Please remember to comment with the book you landed on my post in Penelope’s Peeps! I’ll pick a few winners within 48 hours! 

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2. Comment on this post in Penelope’s Peeps and comment with the title of the book you landed on.

3. Don't forget to tell Penelope Happy Birthday!  

I'll pick a few random ebook winners. Please play if you intend to read the book and not obtain an Amazon credit. I see you 😎. Open for 48 hours.

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