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Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Book Review: On the Edge by Aleatha Romig

On the Edge by Aleatha Romig is LIVE! From New York Times best-selling author Aleatha Romig comes a stand-alone new-adult, romantic thriller where love is new, and monsters lurk in expensive suits behind million-dollar smiles. Check out my spoiler-free review below.

On the Edge by Aleatha Romig book cover

Synopsis:

Woodland Cliffs Country Club is the crown jewel of the small Monterey-area seaside town. It’s comfortable stomping grounds for those born to money and opportunity. With the club’s esteemed members from near and far, it’s not unusual to spot celebrities, business tycoons, or those with even more power.


It isn’t the glamour or intrigue that attracts Rae Watson to seek a summer job at the Cliffs. As a struggling college student, she simply wants to earn money for her senior year at the university and concentrate on classes.


When Rae’s friend helps secure her summer employment at the Cliffs, Rae willingly accepts. She quickly learns there’s more to the Cliffs, particularly the hidden world of those the country club employs.


The lives of the elite and those who serve them are worlds apart.


What will that mean for Rae and the handsome blue-eyed college student who makes her swoon?


Will she discover the secrets purged from the high cliffs, waiting to be found on the rocky shores, or will she find herself on the edge?

Have you been Aleatha’d?

*ON THE EDGE is a small town, friends-to-lovers, romantic thriller, stand-alone novel.

*Fans of Downton Abbey are raving about this modern-day version, in ON THE EDGE.


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Review of On the Edge

On the EdgeOn the Edge by Aleatha Romig
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

On the Edge by Aleatha Romig will keep you on the edge of your seat. This new adult romance thriller focuses on Rae, a broke college student, who scores a coveted summer job at a local country club. Rae soon learns that some of the affluent members and the club's management are shady and lecherous. The rich come to play and prey on the club's staff members with deadly consequences. This fast-paced story is a quick and addictive read.


Meet Aleatha Romig:

Aleatha Romig is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author who lives in Indiana, USA. She grew up in Mishawaka, graduated from Indiana University, and is currently living south of Indianapolis. Aleatha has raised three children with her high school sweetheart and husband of over thirty years. Before she became a full-time author, she worked days as a dental hygienist and spent her nights writing. Now, when she's not imagining mind-blowing twists and turns, she likes to spend her time a with her family and friends. Her other pastimes include reading and creating heroes/anti-heroes who haunt your dreams and bring your imagination to life!


Connect with Aleatha Romig: 

Newsletter: http://www.aleatharomig.com/contact\ 

Website: http://aleatharomig.blogspot.com/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AleathaRomig 

Amazon Author Page: http://www.amazon.com/Aleatha-Romig 

Goodreads: https://bit.ly/1TUOcxJ 

Instagram: http://instagram.com/aleatharomig 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AleathaRomig 

Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/aleatharomig7/

Sunday, February 27, 2022

Book Review: The Assignment by Penelope Ward is LIVE!

Your Assignment: Read The Assignment by Penelope Ward and my spoiler-free review.  I loved this new contemporary romance!  This book is going on my Best of 2022 romance book list. You can read an excerpt from The Assignment here.

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BLURB

 

From New York Times bestselling author Penelope Ward, comes a new standalone novel.

 

Reasons why I should not be drawn to Troy Serrano.

Number one: He’s obnoxious.

Number two: He and I were enemies over a decade ago in high school.

Number three: He’s my friend’s ex-boyfriend.

I could go on and on, really.

When my boss gives me an unwanted assignment and tells me it involves spending time with the grandson of one of our residents—the grandson turns out to be Troy. He’s now as successful as he is undeniably handsome.

Lucky me. Four hours a week of having to deal with his insufferable personality and unsolicited advice.

The only consolation is getting to stare at his annoyingly gorgeous face in between our many arguments.

Eventually, though, we slowly warm to each other and our outings become something I actually look forward to.

What’s happening to me?

Apparently, I misunderstood the assignment, because it certainly didn’t include thinking about Troy when I close my eyes at night, imagining what it would be like with him—just once. All the while hating myself for fantasizing about a guy who’s all wrong for me. A guy whose car I keyed back in the day. (Long story, but he deserved it.)

That’s all this is—a fantasy.

Well, until that one night at the bar.

The night Troy and I run into each other, and all of our pent-up frustration comes barreling out.

Still, I refuse to accept that it means anything.

There’s no way the guy I’m supposed to hate is also the one I can’t live without.

 

 

GOODREADS LINK: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/60117823

 

BOOKBUB LINK: https://www.bookbub.com/books/the-assignment-by-penelope-ward

 

REVIEW: 

The AssignmentThe Assignment by Penelope Ward
My rating: 5 of 5 stars


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Your Assignment: Read The Assignment by Penelope Ward. This heartfelt romance is total Kindle Crack and utterly unputdownable. I looked up from my Kindle at 2:30 am when I hit the last page and it felt like I only read for 20 minutes. I'm still thinking about Aspyn and Troy two weeks after finishing this book. I miss them. Is it crazy to miss characters? I hope not, because I miss these two.

Penelope cranked up the heat and the feels in this enemies-to-lovers romance. The Assignment is spicy and sweet and a gluten-free treat to read. You'll understand the gluten-free reference when you read this book. The Assignment is going on my Best of 2022 list! 

AUTHOR BIO

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Penelope Ward is a New York Times, USA Today and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of contemporary romance.

 

She grew up in Boston with five older brothers and spent most of her twenties as a television news anchor. Penelope resides in Rhode Island with her husband, son, and beautiful daughter with autism.

 

With over two million books sold, she is a 21-time New York Times bestseller and the author of over twenty novels. Her books have been translated into over a dozen languages and can be found in bookstores around the world.

 

 

AUTHOR LINKS

 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/penelopewardauthor

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/PenelopesPeeps

Instagram: http://instagram.com/PenelopeWardAuthor

TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@penelopewardofficial

Twitter: https://twitter.com/PenelopeAuthor



Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Yours to Keep by Claudia Burgoa is LIVE!

Opposites attract in this dynamic romantic comedy featuring M/M leads by USA TODAY Bestselling Author Claudia Burgoa. Check out my spoiler-free book review of Yours to KeepYours to Keep is LIVE and is available on all platforms. 

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Synopsis:

I know everything about brains, but nothing about hearts.


Love isn’t in my future. Romance isn’t in my cards. I focus on my job and nothing else. Neurosurgery doesn’t play well with distraction, anyway. If only my meddling, matchmaking Mom would get the hint.

Accepting a move to Baker’s Creek, getting off her radar and away from any eligible bachelors that she knows should keep me safe, right?

Wrong.

I might not want a boyfriend but I do have a type: broody, angsty, and quiet. And there’s one of those living in this small town.

Vance Aldridge.

He’s a military man who’s numbed himself to the point of no return. He’s been forced to choose between love and family one too many times, and I just saved the life of his baby brother.

He fascinates me far beyond his chiseled good looks. I want to know how he thinks, what makes him tick, and if I can make him smile…

But can I learn to read his mind without giving away my heart?

The Baker’s Creek Billionaire Brothers series is a fun and flirty saga that combines sweet stories with sensual heat. This is a gay male contemporary romance that’s sure to make your heart swoon.

Spoiler-free Review of Yours to Keep

Yours to Keep (The Baker’s Creek Billionaire Brothers #6)Yours to Keep by Claudia Y. Burgoa
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Is it really the end of the Baker's Creek Billionaire series by Claudia Burgoa? I thought Call You Mine was my favorite book in the series, and then I devoured Yours to Keep. I loved these boys! Vance gets his well-deserved HEA with Darren (Dare). Talk about opposites attract! Vance and Dare breathed new life into each other's existence. This m/m romance wasn't too angsty or full of drama and was an enjoyable read

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

REVIEW: The Kiss by M. Robinson is LIVE & FREE in Kindle Unlimited

From Wall Street Journal & USA Today Bestselling Author M. Robinson comes a new stand-alone romance with all the feels. The Kiss is FREE to read using Amazon's Kindle Unlimited! Check out my spoiler-free review below.  Look for my signed paperback giveaway on Instagram

THE KISS

M. Robinson

Release Date: February 16



Synopsis:

What happens when you make a pact with your boys to stay single and never fall in love? 


Well, you get the Playboy Pact.


We were friends, her and I.

Best friends. 

It was easy. 

Simple. 

Comfortable. 

That was our dynamic. 

We had a system. 

An understanding. 

An unspoken arrangement. 


We were there for each other through thick and thin. We had an unbreakable bond. Nobody understood our friendship. Because a guy and a girl couldn’t just be best friends without emotions getting involved, right? 


Without noticing, everything shifted, and I was experiencing all these new feelings… 


Jealousy. 

Possessiveness. 

She’s mine. 


Yeah…


For the first time in my life, Mila wasn’t merely a girl I trusted and hung out with on a regular basis. 


She had become… 

…the woman I was in love with.


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Review of The Kiss

The Kiss (Playboy Pact #1)The Kiss by M. Robinson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The Kiss is Monica Robin’s first book in the Playboy Pact Series. This book is entirely different from her others. She goes for the giggles vs. the angst with this best friends to lovers rom-com series. This book focuses on a group of sixteen-year-old boys who make a pact to never fall in love. Well, we all know how that’s going to go. The Kiss was full of funny banter, peppered with many “T&A” jokes and the feels. The Kiss was cute, and I’m looking forward to reading the other books in this series.

Meet M. Robinson:

M. Robinson is the Wall Street Journal & USA Today Bestselling Author crowned as the "Queen of Angst" by readers around the world. Dive into her visionary world that will take you on a rollercoaster ride of emotions and leave you wanting more. She writes everything from contemporary to suspense romance and is best known for her novel, El Diablo. When M isn't in the cave writing her next epic love story, you will find her shopping and living on a boat in Florida with her real life pirate, her lobster, her husband Bossman. Sipping on Starbucks and hanging out with their two dogs, a German shepherd mix and a gordito Wheaten Terrier reading a good book. Or spending time with her family, who she is extremely close with. Above all, M loves her readers more than anything and loves to connect with them! She is on all social media platforms but you will find her in her happy place the most. Her VIP Reader Group on Facebook or her second favorite happy place, Instagram.


Connect with M. Robinson: 

Website: www.authormrobinson.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/authormrobinson 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authormrobinson/ 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AuthorMRobinson 

YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/2Catz97 

Reader Group: www.facebook.com/groups/M.RobinsonVIP/

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

New Romance Review: Beyond the Roses by Monica James

Check out my spoiler-free review of Beyond the Roses by Monica James. This book packed one heck of an emotional punch! 

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Genre: Contemporary Romance/New Adult (Standalone) 
Cover Designer: Sommer Stein—Perfect Pear Creative Covers 
Release date: November 11th NOW LIVE!
Synopsis: 
 To the outside world, my life is perfect. I’m young and rich, and some may even say I’m beautiful. But I would give anything to be somebody else because after being extraordinary all my life, all I wish for is…silence. 

My name is Lola Van Allen, and there’s no easy way to say it, but…I’m dying. 

When my doctors reveal all hope is lost, I decide to spend the time I have left sharing my experience at Strawberry Fields, a summer camp for terminally ill children. No matter my fate, I yearn to make a difference. Things are quiet and slow-moving until I meet him. Dr. Roman Archibald. From the moment our lives entwine, he pushes me until breaking point. But for someone who has nothing left to lose, I push back twice as hard. Roman challenges me in ways I never imagined, revealing things aren’t always what they seem. 

This is my story…and how I got a second chance at life. 
BUY LINKS:
Australia Kindle: https://tinyurl.com/yycbe3n8 


Beyond the RosesBeyond the Roses by Monica James
My rating: 5 of 5 stars


description

Monica James, what did you do to my heart? Beyond the Roses is an emotion-packed romance that will pull on your heartstrings and touch your soul. This life-changing story of second chances and selfless love is not to be missed. Grab the tissues.


Bio

Monica James spent her youth devouring the works of Anne Rice, William Shakespeare, and Emily Dickinson.

When she is not writing, Monica is busy running her own business, but she always finds a balance between the two. She enjoys writing honest, heartfelt, and turbulent stories, hoping to leave an imprint on her readers. She draws her inspiration from life. 

She is a bestselling author in the U.S.A., Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, and the U.K.

Monica James resides in Melbourne, Australia, with her wonderful family, and menagerie of animals. She is slightly obsessed with cats, chucks, and lip gloss, and secretly wishes she was a ninja on the weekends. 



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Facebook: facebook.com/authormonicajames

Twitter: twitter.com/monicajames81

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Monday, September 21, 2020

Review: Beautifully Flawed by Laura Pavlov is LIVE!

Beautifully Flawed (Shine Design #2) by Laura Pavlov is LIVE! This contemporary romance is a standalone in the Shine Design series.  Check out my spoiler-free review below.  

Beautifully Flawed by Laura Pavlov
Title: Beautifully Flawed
Series: Shine Design #2

Author: Laura Pavlov

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Release Date: September 21, 2020


BLURB


Elle Fiore wants a prince on a white horse.

Maverick Wallace does not fit the description.

It doesn't matter they shared the best kiss of her life, or her friends think he walks on water...and his Greek-god looks have absolutely no effect on her whatsoever.

If only she can convince her heart he's not for her.


Maverick is happy with his free and easy no-strings lifestyle.

The last thing he wants or needs is someone complicated like Elle.

He doesn't do relationships or sleepovers.

She's beautiful, but a diva with a capital D.

 

But something magical happens whenever they're in a room together, whether they want it to or not.



GOODREADS LINK: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/54900705-beautifully-flawed 



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SPOILER-FREE REVIEW: 

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I loved Beautifully Flawed (Shine Design Series #2). There isn't anything thing flawed about this sweet and sexy romance from Laura Pavlov. Beautifully Flawed is about two beautifully imperfect people who make peace with their past and find happiness within themselves and each other. Elle is a spicy, southern sweetheart who works as an interior designer, and she lands a new high profile client, Jackson Wallace. Jackson is the San Francisco's Forty-Niners Quarterback and is a serial dater. Jackson isn't the knight in shining armor that Elle wants in her life. He treated her like garbage at a mutual friend's wedding. Elle isn't the forgive and forget type. As Elle and Jackson work together, their combustible attraction might catch cause the house they are remodeling together to catch fire. Jackson will either score a touchdown with Elle's heart or make a bad play and end up on the bench. This feel-good, sweet, and saucy romance is one-click worthy! I love Laura's characters and writing style. 


EXCERPT


"Get your mangy mutt off me.” She covered her mouth with her hand to keep Daisy’s urgent kisses away.

Hell, he couldn’t help but laugh, of course the spicy Southern prima donna disliked dogs. And who the hell wore white dress slacks, a white blousy tank top, and high heels to Lake Tahoe? It was like wearing a wedding dress to a campground. He doubted the little princess was one with nature.

“Daisy.” He used a stern voice, which got her attention. Not the bitchy one on her back, but the non-human bitchy one who couldn’t stop wagging her tail. His pup moved obediently to his side, and Maverick reached for Elle’s hand to help her up.

“Why are you smiling?” she hissed. He pulled her to her feet, and she tore her hand away as if the mere contact burned her. 

She dramatically brushed dirt from her pants. 

“You all right, Peaches?”

“I’m fine, and you best call me by my name, seeing as I’m here for professional reasons.” She stood straight, face flushed. “And why haven’t you trained your beast of a dog? He probably ruined my outfit.”

“She’s a girl and just a pup. Still gets a little excited when people come over, but I will tell you, not the wisest move to wear all white in Tahoe. 

It’s kind of an outdoorsy place, you know? I hope you brought other clothes, for your sake.” He scanned her from head to toe. So fun to look at. A gorgeous pain in the ass. 



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AUTHOR BIO


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 a couple crazy yorkies. Laura resides in Las Vegas where she is living her own happily ever after.   



AUTHOR LINKS


Website: https://www.laurapavlov.com 

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/laurapavlov 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LauraPavlovAuthor 

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2464715543785142 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/laurapavlovauthor 

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6569734.Laura_Pavlov 

Bookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/profile/laura-pavlov 

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Laura-Pavlov/e/B07T26ZJS1 

New Review: The Devil's Crown by Monica James

The Devil's Crown (Book 2) by Monica James is LIVE!  You don't want to miss the final book in this dark romance mafia series.  This is the final book in the All The Pretty Things spin-off series.  Check out my spoiler-free review below.


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THE DEVIL’S CROWN  (Book 2)

Monica James 

The Devil’s Crown-Part Two 

Series: All the Pretty Things Trilogy Spin-Off 

Genre: Dark Romance 

Cover Model: Frankie

Photographer: Ren Saliba @rensaliba

Cover Designer: Sommer Stein—Perfect Pear Creative Covers 


Release date: September 21st


With the enemy dead, my throne awaits my return. But the reason I’m still standing is being held captive by another foe.

I’ll move heaven and hell to find her, but when I do, everything changes forever. Ella is broken, broken because of me.

The only way to save her is to return to the ruthless leader I once was.

A war has been waged, and to win, I need to kill every last traitor and rebuild my kingdom to make her feel safe once more.

However, this war is like no other. And my enemy won’t stop until one of us is dead. But he doesn’t stand a chance. None of them do.

I’m a bad man. And I’m okay with that.

This is my world.

My rules.

I’m the goddamn king, and it’s time to adjust my crown.



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Spoiler-free review: The Devil's Crown (Book 2) 5 out of 5 Stars! 

Ready to play some Russian roulette with your heart? The Devils Crown 2 picks up right where the first book left off with Alek and Ella. This pulse-pounding, sexy mafia romance is equally dark and addictive. I don’t know how Monica did it, but she made Alek, the devilish anti-hero, into a likable monster with a heart of gold. Talk about redemption! Please try to read the whole series. You won’t feel lost if you pick up this spin-off series on its own. But to get the full picture and understand how the characters evolved, you should read The Pretty Things trilogy before The Devils Crown duet. This all-consuming, dark, and twisted romantic suspense is total Kindle Crack!


Bio

Monica James spent her youth devouring the works of Anne Rice, William Shakespeare, and Emily Dickinson.

When she is not writing, Monica is busy running her own business, but she always finds a balance between the two. She enjoys writing honest, heartfelt, and turbulent stories, hoping to leave an imprint on her readers. She draws her inspiration from life. 

She is a bestselling author in the U.S.A., Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, and the U.K.

Monica James resides in Melbourne, Australia, with her wonderful family, and menagerie of animals. She is slightly obsessed with cats, chucks, and lip gloss, and secretly wishes she was a ninja on the weekends. 



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