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Sunday, March 15, 2020

The Ultimate Coronavirus Quarantine Romance Reading List UPDATED!

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Here are 50+ romance books including a few freebies, new releases, and Kindle Crack Book Reviews favorites! Many of these books are FREE to borrow on Amazon's Kindle Unlimited program. Clean your hands and one-click a few dirty (and clean) books from my curated reading list. There is something here for every romance book lover. Search my site for reviews. Practice social distancing and stay at home and read. Be well, my friends. I'll update this list with new releases, freebies, and sales.

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Saturday, March 14, 2020

Download these Kindle books for FREE right now!

Are you stuck at home because of the Coronavirus and doing the social distancing thing?  I hope you are being careful!  Wash your hands and then one click these free romance ebooks on Amazon.   The price can change at any time! Happy reading!

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Clean your hands! I have 37+ dirty romance books for you to read. Freebies and Sales!


Here are 37+ romance books including a few freebies, new releases, and Kindle Crack Book Reviews favorites! Many of these books are FREE to borrow on Amazon's Kindle Unlimited program. Clean your hands and one-click a few dirty (and clean) books from my curated reading list.   There is something here for every romance book lover.  Search my site for reviews.  Practice social distancing and stay at home and read. Be well, my friends.

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

The Truths We Told by E.K. Blair is LIVE & FREE in KU

The Truths We Told (Secrets & Truths Duet #2) by E.K. Blair is LIVE!  The duet is now complete and FREE to read in Amazon's Kindle Unlimited program. Check out my spoiler-free review below. 
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Title: The Truths We Told
Series: Secrets & Truths Duet #2
Author: E.K. Blair
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Release Date: March 12, 2020


When Kate finds her world crumbling around her, she does everything possible not to crumble with it by building castle-strong walls to hide behind.

A person can only hide for so long.

Thrust back into the life she’s been running from, she’s forced to confront the damage she left in her wake. Working to repair fractured relationships, she discovers one that just might save her from all the wreckage.

The only one who can save her is herself.

Realizing she might be on a broken path to healing, Kate must make a choice—a choice that could be her defining moment.

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Review of The Truths We Told 
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
“I knew I would never be enough to make him happy. No matter how hard I tried, I was constantly letting him down. I was a failure to him. I was a failure to myself.”

“Because it was how I knew he loved me.”

The Truths We Told by EK Blair is the second book in the Secrets and Truths Duet. Kate and Trent's story picks up where The Secrets We Held left off. Kate slowly starts to face the truth about her relationship with Caleb. She also discovers the truth about real love and self-worth. EK tackles some heavy subject matter with sensitivity on a long journey of self-discovery and recovery from abuse.

This story was so real and tragic. I think so many women in abusive relationships don’t want to tell the truth about their partner or make excuses for them. EK’s portrayal of this abused woman shed some light and depth into the psychological damage abuse causes. She also managed to show the beauty in love, self-love, and healing. I still want to know what happened to Caleb! I recommend reading this series in order. 

E.K. Blair is a New York Times best-selling author. Her books range from thrillers to romance to YA, all of which shine a light on the inner workings of relationships through adversity. She resides in Oklahoma with her husband and two beautiful children. When not writing, you will most likely will find her sipping on a mug of overly-sweet coffee while watching reality television or the latest true crime documentary.


Without You by Marley Valentine is LIVE!

Without You by Marley Valentine is LIVE and FREE to download using Amazon's Kindle Unlimited.  Check out my spoiler-free book review of this heartfelt standalone m/m romance.  You are going to fall in love with Julian and Deacon.  
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Title: Without You
Author: Marley Valentine
Genre: MM Romance
Release Date: March 13th, 2020
Cover Design: PopKitty Design
Photographer: Wander Aguiar
Models: Jacob Cooley & Luke Schaeffer

“Tragedy brought us together, but something stronger made me want to stay.”

Julian was the boy next door. My brother’s best friend, he fit with my family in ways I never could. While he and Rhett went on to play house, I left the only life I knew, desperate for a fresh start.

Until everything changed. 

Heartache came along, and the aftermath of my brother’s death was here to stay. I was now face to face with Julian more than I ever wanted to be. 

Being around him brought up all my insecurities, forced me to deal with hard truths, and conjured up feelings I had no business entertaining. He wasn’t the man I thought I knew. He was complex and layered, and inherently beautiful in all the ways I’d never noticed. 

Not on another person.

Not on another man.

Not until him.

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars
I just finished Without You by Marley Valentine, and I know I'm going to have an emotional hangover for a few days. I've read quite a few m/m romances, and I have to say that this story is a romance lover's romance. Juliane and Deacon's story was so unexpected and a breath of fresh air. This book is a true Gay-For-You (GFY) romance. Deacon never looked at another man in a romantic way, let alone his dead brother's boyfriend. Both men were two lost souls, just going through the motions of life without really living. They unexpectedly found love and happiness. Their heartfelt journey of love, loss, and second-chances was so beautifully written and hard to put down. This is the first book I read by this author and definitely not my last. One-click worthy! 

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Marley Valentine comes from the future. Living in Sydney, Australia with her family. When she's not busy writing her own stories, she spends most of her time immersed in the words of her favorite authors.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Read this book! We Are Us by Tara Leigh

We Are Us by Tara Leigh is LIVE and FREE to reading using Kindle Unlimited.  Try Kindle Unlimited for FREE!  Check out my spoiler-free review below. 

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I fell in love with a beautiful, broken boy.
His whispered words of love were the sweetest of lies.
He gave me his heart and destroyed mine.
I am his.

I fell in love with the beautiful man who broke me.
His boldly spoken vow was the cruelest of cages.
He gave me his name and destroyed my soul.
He is mine.

The boy I once loved is now a man.
The man I once loved is now gone.
We are us.

I have been called many things.
Victim. Survivor. Daughter. Sister. Wife.
Now I am called something else.

Believe it or not, this is our love story.

Review of We are Us
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My rating: 5 of 5 stars


I couldn’t put this book down if I tried. I barely came up for air. We Are Us is an EPIC page-turner. This second-chance mystery suspense is unputdownable. I have to give a BIG shout out to my family for eating cereal tonight because I HAD TO FINISH THIS BOOK.

Also -- Can I hug you Tara Leigh? Some folks might question Poppy’s issues/actions. I hope that readers read your “A Letter From Me to You” at the end of this book. Thank you for sharing this story. Poppy’s story hit home for me.

Monday, March 2, 2020

Review + Giveaway: The Guy in the Middle by Kate Stewart

The Guy in the Middle by Kate Stewart is LIVE! Check out this jaw-dropping excerpt, spoiler-free review and Kate’s giveaway.  I LOVED this entire series so much. You can download this book now via Amazon or read for FREE in Kindle Unlimited. 

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From the bestselling author of The Guy on the Right comes a heartwarming, steamy, second-chance romance. The Guy in the Middle is BOOK THREE of The Underdogs Series, but can be read as a stand alone.

I was born to play and bred to win.

My priorities were instilled in me early on—family and football. Those ideals led me to TGU and a coach whose ironclad principles mirrored my own.

With one last college season to play, my goal was singular—get drafted. By realizing my NFL dream, I could save my family, our ranch, and the only home I’d ever known.

Two birds, one ball.

Playing hard was my only option, but there’s always a wild card.

For all of my planning and hard work, I never anticipated falling for the coach's daughter. Harper was a fair catch, but who knew loving her could be the one play to throw my career before it started or that the weight of our secret would change the game.

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Review of The Guy in the Middle
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Guy in the Middle by Kate Stewart broke my heart and put it back together one painful piece at a time. I loved the other two books so much, but the last book in this series was INCREDIBLE. This forbidden second chance romance hit me with a wicked one-two-punch to my heart. I shed a few tears, and if my heart could actually form a smile, this book would have made it happen.

The ending was so epic. All of the characters from the previous books made a special appearance allowing the conclusion to end with a real solid full-circle feel. I wanted to scream “Win, Lance, win!” at the end. I wanted Lance to win Harper’s heart, his match, and be the man he was destined to be. Lance and Harper's story is about sacrifice, second chances, and the beauty of true love. One-click this book and the first two books in the Underdog series. 


“I’ve missed you, you know? More than you can imagine.”

“Can’t imagine it at all,” he says, picking through a book he’s not reading.

“Can I help you two?” One of the store sales associates asks, and I shake my head and smile. When she takes her leave, I look over to Lance who stands fuming on the other side of a table filled with loose items. We’re in a mismatch shop full of mostly cheap junk, and I can’t imagine him finding anything for his mother here.

“Lance, I have missed you. Horribly.”

“Could have fooled me.”

I can only take so much. Irritated, I lift a designer coffee mug from the table.

“You like this for your mom?”


“How about this?”

“Nope.” He’s not even looking at what’s in my hands.

“You sure? It’s a hide purse. Cute for a rancher’s wife, don’t you think?” This gets his attention, and stormy eyes lift to mine.

“Would you buy that for you?”

I look it over and shake my head. “Not really my style.”

“Bet it’s not.”

I can feel my ears reddening. Fuming, I eye a box on the shelf, snatch it and shove it into his chest. “How about this giant fucking purple dildo and matching anal plug!? Think mom will like that?”

He looks up completely unaffected, “Nope.”

“I don’t think we’re in the right place,” Tossing the box down, I stalk out of the cluttered shop and into the department store next to it. He’s hot on my heels.

“Got that fucking right.”

I turn back to see he’s spoiling for a fight and release a stressed breath. Fighting with him is the last thing I want to do. “Look, lets, just…” I search around and pull a sweater from the closest rack. “How about this? Simple, elegant.”

“You think Mom’s simple, huh? I’ll give her your regards.”

“That’s it.” I hook the sweater back on to the rack and close the space between us, forcing his eyes to mine. “God, you’re still a brute, aren’t you? You haven’t changed a bit. Still pig-headed as hell.”

“Pig-headed?” He opens his mouth in mock shock and covers his chest with his hand. “How dare you.”

I’m in between fight or flight, but I’ve been dodging this long enough. My heart can’t take more confrontation. I missed him too much. His eyes flare with satisfaction at my irritation. “Misery loves company, right, Lance?”

“Never said I was miserable.”

“You don’t have to. Did you come to New York just to torture me?”


“Rub it in on what I’m missing out on?”

A voice sounds from next to us. “Is there something I can help you find today?”

We both turn to the woman with lasers in our eyes, and she swallows. I clear my throat. “We’re fine. Thank you.”

Lance winks at the woman, his eyes scanning her form. “Maybe you can help me?”

“You son of a bitch,” I hiss, before walking away from the table. His voice rings out next to me as I rip through a rack of scarves.

“Good to know you care, Priss, gotta admit, it’s surprising.”

I reel on him. “Don’t you dare! Leaving you was the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my life. I had to make a clean break. I had just lost everyone that mattered to me. I was losing my mind.”

“I got pissed for one day, and you went off the grid.”

“And you let me go because you knew no matter how much we wanted it to work, it couldn’t. You have no idea what I went through!”

“What you went through? Do you know I spent six months ranting to an Uber driver named Dave because everyone on my team hated me when the truth came out?” He stomps after me as I pull sweater after sweater off the rack. “Troy jumped ship after he got drafted. I had no one but Tony and those fights.”

I turn to him with twenty sweaters in my arms. “Jenner? When did y’all get so tight?”

“When shit got tough, and my fucking girlfriend bailed!” He glares down at me, his breaths coming out fast.

“Guys, we’re going to need you to take this outside.” A woman whom I assume is the store manager approaches us cautiously.

I look around the store and see all eyes are on us, especially the women sizing him up. “He’s available ladies,” I snap, laying the sweaters on a nearby table, “I’m willing to bet he comes really cheap.” He’s on my heels as I push through the glass of the department store.

“Oh, was I supposed to wait for you? Must have missed that memo. That’s it, you must want a saint. That’s why you didn’t stay.”

“I was twenty years old and alienated from a place I didn’t want to be anyway.”

“Good to know.”

“That’s not the way I meant it. And you know damn well until you, I was only there to appease my Dad, who I barely speak to now.”

“I’m sorry about that, I am, but that’s on him. And what in the hell are you talking about ‘alienated’?”

“Forget it.” I pull on my gloves as heavy snow starts to come down. “I think we’ve concluded our tour for today.”

He glances around the sidewalk. “Well, no need to show me more, I hate this fucking place!”

“And why is that? Not enough free-range chickens?!”

His eyes flare. “You digging on the ranch now, Priss? I saw a fucking rat the size of a cat on my run this morning!”

“Probably has better manners than you, shit head.”

“Pulling out the big guns now, huh? There’s that backbone. I was wondering where it went.”

“Go home, Lance, you hate it here. And you obviously hate me.”

“Just the opposite. It’s impossible, and believe me, I’m trying!”

“Well, I hope you succeed! Thanks for stopping by, Mary Poppins. Best Christmas ever! Make sure to bulldoze the nativity scene on your way out!”

“Fuck this.” He throws his hands up and eyes me warily before turning and walking away.

“Merry Christmas to you, too!”

Author Image Kate Stewart

About the Author:
USA Today bestselling author and Texas native, Kate Stewart, lives in North Carolina with her husband, Nick, and her naughty beagle, Sadie. She pens messy, sexy, angst-filled contemporary romance, as well as romantic comedy and erotic suspense. Kate's title, Drive, was named one of the best romances of 2017 by The New York Daily News and Huffington Post. Drive was also a finalist in the Goodreads Choice awards for best contemporary romance of 2017. Her works have been featured in USA TODAY, BuzzFeed, and translated in five languages.

Kate is a lover of all things '80s and '90s, especially John Hughes films and rap. She dabbles a little in photography, can knit a simple stitch scarf for necessity, and on occasion, does very well at whiskey.
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