ARC Review: Any Time, Any Place by Jennifer Probst

 

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Today I am sharing the release of ANY TIME, ANY PLACE by Jennifer Probst. This is the second title in the Billionaire Builders series. You won’t want to miss this incredible book, and check out the links below for other titles available now from the series.

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ANY TIME, ANY PLACE by Jennifer Probst

Billionaire Builders, #2

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s Property Brothers meets The Marriage Bargain in this second volume in the Billionaire Builders series, an all-new heart-wrenching and sexy contemporary romance from New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Probst.

When she was a teen, Raven Bella Stratton
s father was killed in a horrible car crash. The bigger shock was the discovery of a woman with him
Diana Pierce
and their two fully packed suitcases with airline tickets to Paris. Devastated by her father
s betrayal, Raven went to live with her aunt, never truly overcoming the traumatic event. When she discovers that the mysterious woman had a family with a husband and three boys, Raven vows to leave the memory of her father behind.

Until Dalton Pierce visits one night and suddenly her past challenges her future…

Leaving his life in California behind to run Pierce Construction with his two older brothers, Dalton Pierce has enjoyed returning home and studying his passion of woodworking. But when he visits the local bar with his brothers one evening, he
s immediately drawn to the smart-mouthed, badass, sexy bartender who sets his body on fire. Unfortunately, she doesn
t seem as intrigued by him, and his multiple advances are met with rejection. When he offers to restore the bar back to its original glory, he begins to work with her on a daily basis, and falls harder. His plan of seduction slowly weaves a web around them both, until they are caught up in the spell. But Dalton doesn
t know the secret that can either destroy them both…or finally mend two broken hearts.

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My Review 

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This was one of my most anticipated books of 2017 and I am SO happy that I had a chance to get an early copy. I love anything that Jennifer Probst writes, but I particularly love this Billionaire Builders series. It’s full of family, real emotion, sexy times, and full of witty one liners. I found myself highlighting so many passages of this book because the writing is so beautiful. Just when I thought that this series couldn’t get any better, I was easily proven  wrong.

Since the first book left off with me wanting to know more about Raven’s past and her connection to the Pierce family. I loved watching all of the many layers of both Raven and Dalton being pulled back so that they realized just exactly how much they have in common and how alike they really are. I also really loved the slow burn of their relationship and the electric chemistry you could feel between them. Basically read this book because I don’t want to give away any spoilers since this is the second installment in this series. And I would recommend reading EVERYWHERE AND EVERY WAY first.

I really hope that this series never ends because it is Jen’s best work yet. I’m in love with all of her bitey, growly, alpha men that make up the Pierce brothers and I am now waiting with baited breath for Tristan’s story! You literally can’t just pick one man to love, you have to love them ALL! Hurry up, July!!

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AUTHOR INFORMATION:

Jennifer Probst

Jennifer Probst – Bio:
Jennifer Probst wrote her first book at twelve years old. She bound it in a folder, read it to her classmates, and hasn
t stopped writing since. She took a short hiatus to get married, get pregnant, buy a house, get pregnant again, pursue a master
s in English Literature, and rescue two shelter dogs. Now she is writing again.

She makes her home in Upstate New York with the whole crew. Her sons keep her active, stressed, joyous, and sad her house will never be truly clean.

She is the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of sexy and erotic contemporary romance. She was thrilled her book, The Marriage Bargain, was ranked #6 on Amazon’s Best Books for 2012. She loves hearing from readers. Visit her website for updates on new releases and her street team at http://www.jenniferprobst.com.

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ARC Review: Hit The Spot by J. Daniels

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  • Adult Contemporary Romance
  • Published: December 6, 2016
  • Series: Dirty Deeds #2
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About Hit The Spot

Is this love or just a game?

Tori Rivera thinks Jamie McCade is rude, arrogant, and worst of all . . . the sexiest man she’s ever laid eyes on. His reputation as a player is almost as legendary as his surfing skills. No matter how her body heats up when he’s around, she’s determined not to be another meaningless hookup.

Jamie McCade always gets what he wants. The sickest wave. The hottest women. And Tori, with her long legs and smart mouth, is definitely the hottest one. He knows Tori wants him—hell, most women do—but she won’t admit it. After months of chasing and one unforgettable kiss, it’s time for Jamie to raise the stakes.

Jamie promises that soon Tori won’t just want him in her bed, she’ll be begging for it-and he might be right. Somehow he’s found the spot in her heart that makes her open up like never before. But with all she knows about his past, can she really trust what’s happening between them? Is Jamie playing for keeps or just playing to win?

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My Review

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Holy wow! I flew through this book in two days (this is not a short book) and had so much fun reading it. It’s full of fun sugary sweet, and sassy sexy fun! The chemistry between Jamie and Tori was off the charts hot. I LOVED it! Their flirting was what made this book such a joy to read.

Even though we met Jamie and Tori in the first installment in the Dirty Deeds series, FOUR LETTER WORD, we didn’t know too much about their backstory. We knew that they had a mutual attraction to each other, but tori was always acting like she couldn’t stand to be breathing the same air as Jamie. So I really appreciated that the prologue of this book went back to the first time that they met.

It took me awhile to warm up to Jamie because of some of the things that he says to Tori. He definitely has it in him to be a bit of an alpha asshole, which can also be some of the appeal to him. But once Jamie showed his other sweet and softer side, I couldn’t help but fall for him right along with Tori.

This book can be read as a standalone, but does feature appearances from the previous couple in the series. Overall, if you’re looking for a steamy, funny, flirty, and sweet read then HIT THE SPOT is the book for you.

Until next time,

xoxo, M

About the author 

J. Daniels is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Sweet Addiction series and the Alabama Summer series. She loves curling up with a good book, drinking a ridiculous amount of coffee, and writing stories her children will never read. Daniels grew up in Baltimore and resides in Maryland with her family.

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Release Day, Excerpt, Giveaway, & Review: One Snow Night by Jill Shalvis

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New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis returns to Heartbreaker Bay with a fun and festive holiday novella! ONE SNOWY NIGHT is out now! Grab your copy for just $0.99 today!

 

 

 

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About ONE SNOWY NIGHT:

It’s Christmas Eve and Rory Andrews is desperate to get home to the family she hasn’t seen in years. Problem is, her only ride to Lake Tahoe comes in the form of the annoyingly handsome Max Stranton, and his big, goofy, lovable dog Carl.

Hours stuck in a truck with the dead sexy Max sounds like a fate worse than death (not), but Rory’s out of options. She’s had a crush on Max since high school and she knows he’s attracted to her, too. But they have history… and Max is the only one who knows why it went south.

They’ve done a good job of ignoring their chemistry so far, but a long road trip in a massive blizzard might be just what they need to face their past… and one steamy, snowy night is all it takes to bring Max and Rory together at last.

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EXCERPT:

Christmas Eve had the nerve to show up just like it did every year: way too quickly and with ridiculous fanfare.

The nerve.

Rory Andrews stood in the courtyard of the Pacific Pier Building in San Francisco, surrounded by sparkly holiday lights and enough garlands to give the place its own ozone, and told herself things could be worse.

She just wasn’t sure how.

It was the unknown, she decided. Because this year, unlike the past six, she’d be spending Christmas with her family, a thought that caused a swarm of butterflies to take flight in her belly.

Not an uncommon feeling since she’d turned twenty-three a few months back and decided it was time to become a person she could be proud of if it killed her. And given the guy leaning against one of the lamp poles clearly waiting for her, arms crossed, frown in place, it just might.

Max Stranton. At his side sat Carl, his huge, eternally hungry, adorable Doberman.

“No,” she said, not to Carl but to Carl’s owner. Who was not lovable. “No way.”

As always when their gazes locked, Max’s was a disconcerting mix of heat and…something else that she couldn’t quite figure out, as he was good at hiding when he wanted to be. She never quite knew how to take the heat because it seemed reluctant. He was attracted to her but didn’t want to be.

Ditto. He made her knees wobble. And also a couple of other inner reactions that shouldn’t be happening in public.

“Merry Christmas to you too, Rory,” he said, and damn. It wasn’t just his eyes. His voice was rough and sexy, and for that matter, so was the rest of him.

He worked for an investigations and security firm in the building. Basically he and the rest of his team were fixers and finders for hire. To say that Max was good at his job was an understatement. He stood there looking like sex on a stick with a duffle bag slung over a broad shoulder, his dark hair two weeks past needing a cut, and the icy wind of an incoming storm plastering his clothes to a body that could be registered as a lethal weapon.

“What are you doing here?” she asked calmly even if her heart was anything but, pounding all the way up to her throat and ears because she knew. She knew exactly why he was here. “I don’t need a ride home.”

A flash of wry humor slid in with all that sizzling heat. “Because you’d rather take two buses and a train than get into my truck with me?” he asked.

Well yes, actually.

 

 

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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jill Shalvis lives in a small town in the Sierras full of quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is, um, mostly coincidental. Look for Jill’s sexy contemporary and award-winning books wherever romances are sold and click on the blog button above for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.

 

 

 

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My Review

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It’s no secret that I’m a HUGE Jill Shalvis fan and love any and everything that she writes. I especially love her little in between the numbers novellas with her series they give you a look into minor side characters lives that you’ve always been wondering about. You also get a little something to tide you over until the next full length book is released. Also, if you’ve ever been curious about Jill’s funny, witty, and heartfelt writing, one of her novellas is a good place to jump in and try her out. They’re also read great as a complete standalone as her series are more about interconnected characters in the same town.

This story follows Rory and Max who are headed home to Tahoe on Christmas Eve and become unexpectedly stranded in the horrible weather. I loved this book because the pacing was perfect and and it also had just the right amount of steam and heart. This might just be a short story, but I felt that I really got to know Rory and Max as people and why they care for each other so deeply. The evolution of their relationship never felt rushed. This was easily another 5 cubes of sugar rating for me and I can’t wait to see what happens next in the Heartbreaker Bay series.

 Until Next Time

XOXO, 

-M 

 

ARC Review: A Sure Thing by Marie Harte

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  • Adult Contemporary Romance
  • Published: November 1, 2016
  • Series: The Donnigans #1
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“A blazing hot, emotionally intense love story launches a new series from an author on the rise.” Kirkus for A SURE THING

Praise for Marie Harte’s McCauley Brothers series:

“Funny, addicting, and full of hot sex scenes.” – Booklist

Meet the Donnigans

With the eldest Donnigan brothers adjusting to civilian life, their younger sister constantly in trouble, and their little brother clueless about life in general, falling in love is the last thing on anyone’s mind…

Can this Bossy Badass Marine…

The Marine Corps was everything Landon Donnigan ever wanted in life…until a bullet sent him home with a medical discharge. Teaching a self-defense class at the gym is old-hat for a marine, but when he meets sexy Ava Rosenthal, his combat skills are useless for protecting his heart.

Be her Mr. Right?

Ava can take care of herself and likes quiet, bookish men-not muscular warriors who think women need to be coddled. But Landon is more than he seems, and when they come together, the results are explosive.

My Review

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I’ve always loved how easy it is to get into a Marie Harte book. And even if you’ve never read her McCauley Series, a new reader would have no problem jumping feet first into this world with the Donnigans. But the thing that I loved most about this book was how interconnected the McCauley’s, Bad Boy Body Shop, and Donnigan series are. It’s so nice to see other characters popping up to make cameos, or hearing about how a favorite couple is doing. Totally warms my heart. These books all have a small town feel without feeling like you’re jumping into the middle of a 15 book series and being lost because you didn’t start at the beginning.

I have been patiently   waiting to hear about the Donnigan family who just happen to be the McCauley’s cousins. I am beyond happy to be back in this world that takes place in Seattle and the cozy Queen Anne neighborhood. I absolutely LOVED Landon and Ava! These have to be two of the most fleshed out romance characters that I’ve read in a long time. Maybe, EVER! And this book was laugh out loud funny! I was hoping that people couldn’t hear me snort laughing in my car while I was reading during my lunch breaks.

Landon Donnigan is one of the most complex alpha characters that I’ve read and it just made me love him even more. He’s type A. bossy, smart, quick on his feet with a comeback, protective, sweet, and sexy. Landon is recently out of the military and adjusting to civilian life. He’s been casually dating, but hasn’t found a woman that he really wants to spend time with until he meets Ava at the gym. When they first meet, they have serious burn your e-reader to ashes chemistry. I’m still fanning myself. Dr. Ava Rosenthal is a clinical psychologist who is a woman I could easily be best friends with. She’s sarcastic, snarky, intelligent, independent, witty, and sassy.

Landon and Ava together are serious real life relationship goals. Their witty back and forth banter is what dreams are made of. I love how much they were able to have fun with each other in and out of bed. And how much they actually truly got to know each other. Nothing was implied, you felt like you were getting to know them as individuals and as a couple. I really enjoyed how this book wasn’t just about Landon and Ava, but also the supporting cast of characters as well. Both of their families play major rolls in their lives, and you can tell that how much they all love and care for each other. Even when they are annoyed and feel like punching someone in the gut. Elliot, Ava’s cousin and best friend has to be one of the best supporting characters in this book. He has some of the best one liners and had me cackling to myself like a crazy person.

“Oh? Want to bet on the size of his package? I saw you’re wrong about it being tiny. That man is totally rocking the hammock.”

“The what?” 

He grinned. “The banana hammock? You know, his stretchy underwear to make room for all that…maleness.” 

HA! The man could totally be on a character on Will & Grace! I’m holding Marie to writing a book for Elliot and his smexy love interest. I need and want! Have to have it! I also can’t wait to have the next books in this series. JUST THE THING isn’t out until July 4, 2017. *Sad jazz hands* Until then, I at least have the first two books in the Body Shop Bad Boys series to keep me occupied.

Even though this book wasn’t all about the sexy times with Landon and Ava, when we finally did get to them, they were complete FIRE. Just an amazing balance of dirty, sweet, and sexy. Really the whole book was a great balance between substance and sex, so I’m easily calling this now as my #1 favorite book of 2016. It really was just perfect. Between the fun, witty one-liners and how much Marie made it a point to show that it’s ok to seek out therapy and how normal it is, no matter how strong you are or are perceived to be. With each new book that she releases, her writing skills just become better and better. She will always be an auto-buy author for me.

So if you love Jill Shalvis and Tessa Bailey, then Marie Harte is a perfect combination of the two and she will end up becoming one of your favorite authors as well.

Until next time

XOXO, 

-M 

Her Halloween Treat by Tiffany Reisz Review

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  • Adult Contemporary Romance
  • Published: September 20, 2016
  • Series: Men At Work #1
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About Her Halloween Treat 

Trick…or wicked treat!

It was a devastating dirty trick—Joey Silvia just found out her boyfriend of two years is married. What. A. Dick. Joey knows her best chance to get over one guy is to get under another. Of course, heading home to her family’s remote cabin in Oregon poses some challenges in the “available men” department…until she discovers this cabin comes with its own hot handyman!

Holy crap, Chris Steffensen. When did her brother’s best friend turn into a hard-bodied pile of blond-bearded hotness? He’s the perfect Halloween treat—and a surprisingly dirty rebound guy. For a couple of weeks, anyway. Except that Chris has other ideas…like proving to Joey that this blast from the past is a whole lot more than a naughty Halloween hookup.

 

My Review 

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I’m warning you now, this review is basically going to be a mushy and possibly incoherent rambling love letter to Tiffany Reisz since she is currently the cause of the worst book hangover I’ve had in a while.This book has easily taken it’s rightful place as one of my all time favorite books that I can read over and over again without fail. It’s also on the list for my favorite books of 2016. As soon as I finished this book, I was ready to start it all over again because I’m not ready to leave this cozy world hidden behind Mount Hood in Oregon. I’m literally kicking myself for not reading her books sooner. Even though this is one of her shorter works coming in at 224 pages, I found myself putting off getting to the end of this book simply because I did not want to see it end. 

From the beautiful Pacific Northwest setting, to the witty dialogue, and steamy intimate sex scenes, this book was just pure perfection. I’ve always wanted to visit the PNW, but from the way Ms. Reisz described the area, I’m ready to book a flight tomorrow!

“The scent- there was nothing like it. Clean, so clean- pure pine and fir and all so light and airy that if you didn’t stop to breathe in deeply enough you’d miss it. But if you did breathe in on a rainy, windy day you might just smell what the world smelled like right after it was born. The trees lay so thick on Mount Hood they looked like an oil painting with the paints piled in heavy layers of emerald and black.” 

Ummmm, hello!? Are those not some of the most beautiful and magical words strung together in the English language? The way the scenery is so vividly and simply described just blows my mind. I immediately had a movie running through my head instead of the words on my iPad screen.

Every single character in this book was perfection and featured one of my favorite female friendships to date in Joey and Kira. The way they supported each other and kept each other laughing even when one of them was feeling down, is what the best friendships are made of. But Kira and her dirty mouth kept me laughing the most. I have so many fun passages highlighted between the two of them, but this one hands down has to be my favorite:

“You had mind-blowing sex with a hot handyman with a beard and you said, ‘Too bad it didn’t work’ after? Do you know there are over one million words in the English language? There are more words in English than there are in French and German combined. Any of those one million words would have been better than those words. You could have said, ‘I like bacon-powered ghost boat parades’, and it would have been a better sentence than that sentence you laid at the feet of that beautiful man and his majestic cock.” 

“I didn’t say it was majestic. It’s a dick, not a bald eagle in flight. What I said was that his cock is ‘magnificent’. And…can I ask something? Did ‘bacon-powered ghost parades’ really come off the top of your head? Or are you on some sort of drug I need to know about?”

I swear, I sent a screen shot of this passage to every single one of my book girlfriends just so they could get a good snort cackle as well.

I also just absolutely loved the chemistry and connection between Joey and Chris. You could feel it instantly from their first interaction, but it never felt like insta-love. It felt pure, real, and genuine. Chris is the perfect mix of cocky alpha male, with a dose of side splitting sense of humor, and good looks. And did I mention his hands? Yes, he would have to be exceptionally good with his hands seeing as he is a handyman. But the thing I loved most about Chris was his soul and how ready he was to bear it to Joey, even when he knew it could end up hurting them both. *dreamy sigh*

“I’m loving you. Right now. This second. I love you. And I’m sorry it hurts you but guess what? It hurts me too.” 

Gahhh shot straight to the heart!! Chris! *Heart eyes forever* Oh and don’t even get me started on the crazy hot sex scenes. Holy hell, does Tiffany Reisz know how to write them! I’ve always heard that she writes some of the best in the industry, but know I really know this to be true! I also really enjoyed the nod to the 80’s pop culture. Being a child of the 80’s who is completely obsessed with any and everything having to do with this magical and wonderful decade, I love all of the references. (Pretty sure I just aged myself, but oh well!)

So if I haven’t convinced you to pick up this book yet, what are you waiting for? I’m so ready to divert from my September TBR and read the next book in this series since I already have it in my possession. I just can’t wait to dive back into this lovely world. This was an amazing introduction to Tiffany Reisz  for me and I can’t recommend this book highly enough.

XOXO, M 

Cream of the Crop by Alice Clayton Review

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  • Adult Contemporary Romance
  • Published: July 12, 2016 – Gallery Books
  • Series: Hudson Valley #2
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About Cream of the Crop 

Manhattan’s It Girl, Natalie Grayson, has it all: she’s a hot exec at a leading advertising firm, known industry-wide for her challenging and edgy campaigns. She’s got a large circle of friends, a family that loves her dearly, and her dance card is always full with handsome eligible bachelors. What else could a modern gal-about-town wish for? The answer, of course, is…cheese.

Natalie’s favorite part of each week is spending Saturday morning at the Union Square Farmer’s Market, where she indulges her love of all things triple cream. Her favorite booth also indulges her love of all things handsome. Oscar Mendoza, owner of the Bailey Falls Creamery and purveyor of the finest artisanal cheeses the Hudson Valley has to offer, is tall, dark, mysterious, and a bit oblivious. Or so she thinks. But that doesn’t stop Natalie from fantasizing about the size of his, ahem, milk can.

Romance is churning, passion is burning, and something incredible is rising to the top. Could it be…love?

 

My Review 

 

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I just ADORED this book! I have completely fallen in love with Alice Clayton’s writing. It’s witty, full of steam, heart, tons of feels and plenty of laugh out loud moments. It was definitely hard to read this book in public without snort laughing from all of the hilarious lines in this book. This series would translate perfectly onto the small screen for a weekly TV series. Every character is fleshed out so well. Along with the beautiful backdrop of Bailey Falls in upstate New York, I have fallen head over heels for this series.

Natalie Grayson is one of the funniest and realest potty mouth characters that I have come across in a long time. I have a huge girl crush on her. She is everything that you want to be when you grow up. She exudes confidence and is charismatic, intelligent, sweet, and absolutely hilarious. The girl is a complete riot! Natalie is the queen of double entendre. She is the type of person who would easily become your best friend because of how down to earth her personality is while also being the a classy and glam fashionista. I constantly found myself googling different pieces in her wardrobe while reading. I absolutely love it when an author gets descriptive with their characters clothing, it just bring the story to life in my head even more. Even though Natalie is confident in almost every area of her life, she still has doubts and fears about being in a long term relationship.

Oscar Mendoza is the local dairy farmer who is a mysterious and brooding yummy alpha. We saw glimpses of Oscar in the previous novel, but never knew too much about him besides his amazing cheese making abilities and the ability to render chatty Cathy, Natalie speechless. The man is a panty dropper of the finest form. He’s sweet, sexy, smart, loyal, and an all around good guy. Oh, and it also doesn’t hurt that happens to be an excellent dirty talker.

It was so much fun to watch the scorching chemistry between Natalie and Oscar. Their relationship never felt forced and flowed seamlessly. Even when they would just say a few words to each other, you could still feel the heat between them. I also appreciated how in most respects Natalie and Oscar were total opposites, but they were still able to find a lot of common ground besides just being physically attracted to each other. And sure, this book is categorized as romance, but I felt that it went deeper than that because of the characters and how it went about handling the major plot conflict. It didn’t feel like it was trivial or predictable. It was refreshing to not see a trope that has been used many times and ended up in the same way, minus the happily ever after of course.

Now I’m waiting with baited breath for the next book in this series! But luckily I have Alice’s WHOLE backlist to keep me occupied with her amazing writing style.

*I received a copy of this book via the publisher in exchange for an honest review

XoXo, M 

Sweet Little Lies by Jill Shalvis Review

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  • Adult Contemporary Romance
  • Published: June 28, 2016
  • Series: Heartbreaker Bay #1
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About Sweet Little Lies 

Choose the one guy you can’t have . . .

As captain of a San Francisco Bay tour boat, Pru can handle rough seas—the hard part is life on dry land. Pru loves her new apartment and her neighbors; problem is, she’s in danger of stumbling into love with Mr. Right for Anybody But Her.

Fall for him—hard . . .

Pub owner Finn O’Riley is six-foot-plus of hard-working hottie who always makes time for his friends. When Pru becomes one of them, she discovers how amazing it feels to be on the receiving end of that deep green gaze. But when a freak accident involving darts (don’t ask) leads to shirtless first aid, things rush way past the friend zone. Fast.

And then tell him the truth.

Pru only wants Finn to be happy; it’s what she wishes for at the historic fountain that’s supposed to grant her heart’s desire. But wanting him for herself is a different story—because Pru’s been keeping a secret that could change everything. . . .

 

My Review 

 

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To say that I loved this book is a gross understatement. I absolutely and utterly adored this book. I had the biggest smile on my face and in my heart while reading this book. This book has already jumped into my top 3 favorite books of 2016 and has hit my all time favorites list. I’ve read a lot of Jill Shalvis books over the years, but I think this is by far her best book ever.

This book is everything that you would want in a romantic comedy; Amazing sexual tension and chemistry, hilarious laugh out loud moments, and a warm sense of family, forgiveness and community all wrapped up in 384 pages of goodness. From one of the fist interactions between Finn & Pru, I could see and feel their intense chemistry coming off the screen of my iPad.

All of which was fascinating, but not nearly as fascinating as Finn himself, which meant that her eyes, the traitors, swiveled right back to him. He pointed at her. 

“Me?” she asked, even though he couldn’t possibly hear her from across the place. With barely there smile, he gave her a finger crook. Yep. Her. 

If you’ve ever read a Jill Shalvis book before, then you know her supporting cast of characters are just as colorful and interesting as the main characters. And this cast of characters are just wonderful. I love how even though Pru is new to the San Francisco area, Finn’s friends are more than eager to have her join their group of friends and immediately love her as if she has been with them for years. I especially love the female friendships in this book and how supportive they are of one another. The sense of community in this cozy neighborhood within San Francisco makes me all warm and fuzzy inside. It makes me want to move there and hang out in O’Riley’s Pub and play darts with the whole gang. Their sense of humor and witty one liners kept me laughing.

“Maybe he hasn’t shaved,” Willa said. “That’d keep me from dropping trou. I only shaved from my knees down. My things are as hairy as a lumberjack’s chest, which is why I’m wearing capris and not short shorts. You are all welcome.”

I also loved Pru’s character and how tough and tenacious she was. She had been through a lot in life that led her to Finn and this point in her life, but she still was a happy person and open and giving and willing to bring happiness to Finn no matter what. It was so refreshing to see a character that wasn’t jaded about life and everything that it can throw at you from time to time. And Finn is one of the sweetest, romantic, caring, understanding, and sexiest alpha’s book boyfriends that I have come across this year.

He wanted to claim her, wanted to leave his mark on her. On the inside. On her heart and in her soul. 

This book and series is a great replacement for the Lucky Harbor series that fans have been sorely missing since it ended in 2014. I am beyond excited to read about the rest of the cast of characters in this series and I hope this will be a long lasting series for years to come.

*I received an ARC of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

XOXO, 

 

 

Too Hot To Handle by Tessa Bailey Review

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From New York Times Bestselling author Tessa Bailey comes the first novel in her hot, new Romancing the Clarksons Series.

 

When Rita Clarkson’s Suburban takes its last breath on a New Mexico roadside, rescue roars up on a Harley in the form of smooth-talking honkey tonk owner, Jasper Ellis, a man as mysterious as he is charming. Rita’s cross-country journey to New York City–with her three estranged siblings in tow–is only beginning, but now that Jasper has found Rita, his plans do not include her leaving.

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When rescue looks like a whole lot of trouble . . .

The road trip was definitely a bad idea. Having already flambéed her culinary career beyond recognition, Rita Clarkson is now stranded in God-Knows-Where, New Mexico, with a busted-ass car and her three temperamental siblings, who she hasn’t seen in years. When rescue shows up—six-feet-plus of hot, charming sex on a motorcycle—Rita’s pretty certain she’s gone from the frying pan right into the fire . . .

Jasper Ellis has a bad boy reputation in this town, and he loathes it. The moment he sees Rita, though, Jasper knows he’s about to be sorely tempted. There’s something real between them. Something raw. And Jasper has only a few days to show Rita that he isn’t just for tonight—he’s forever.

 

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This book. It absolutely SLAYED me. Tessa Bailey is usually known for bringing the heat and sexy dirty talking. But this time around with her new ROMANCING THE CLARKSONS series she is not only giving us her trademarked steamy alphas, but a heaping does of all of the feels that you can handle. I have read almost everything that Tessa has written over the years and I think that this is the most emotional and beautiful book that she has published to date. Jasper and Rita are two of the most well thought out and emotionally fleshed out characters that I have read in decades! In romance books I tend to usually just relate to the heroine and her thoughts and feelings, but I think for the first time ever I was able to relate to the hero. 

Jasper Ellis is the most complex, dynamic, and sensitive alpha male around. He’s so deep and pensive. He’s so romantic that he easily makes you swoon and sweeps you off your feet with simple words. The man is a goddamn poet who can give Lord Byron a run for his money with the most heartfelt and romantic things that come out of his mouth about Rita. 

 

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Are you dead yet? Because I am. When he speaks like that I want to just go skipping through the clouds with him. He’s like a rare and old soul from another era. But then he has the modern super naughty dirty talking alpha side to him. The chemistry between Rita and Jasper is like pure liquid fire. Even from the first time that they met, it was never insta-love, but love at first sight. Their souls immediately recognized each other before lust ever entered the picture. This ratcheted up the insane amount of sexual tension between them because Jasper knew it kismet that Rita was in his path at this point in his life. That she was the more that he had been looking for and needs and life. The answer to correcting his mistakes in life. 

And the same goes for Rita. She is running from and towards the same exact things as Jasper. She doesn’t know exactly what she is looking for when she embarks on this road trip with her siblings, but Jasper seems to be the answer. But yet, she is too afraid to go out and grab exactly what she wants. Her past and the square peg that everybody, including herself has put her into keeps haunting her. Both Rita and Jasper learn how to let go of those stereotypes and become who they were truly meant to be. Together and apart. 

This book is full of laughs, tender moments, steamy moments, and heart. Even the other Clarkson siblings bounce off the pages in vivid colors making you ripe with anxiety for their own stories. Can I just say that I need Belmont and Sage’s book like YESTERDAY. I think he’s going end up breaking my heart the most. Bottom line, read this book and Tessa Bailey’s amazing writing! 

XOXO, 

Rach 

 

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“Believe this, Rita. I think you’re gorgeous as sin and I need your mouth on mine.”

Rita nodded, meshing their wet lips together in the process. “I want to believe that. You might have to help me.”

“Thank Christ.”

Their mouths slanted and somehow—somehow—that feast of lips and tongue and teeth was even more potent than the night before. His knee rammed into the bike—almost as if his leg had tried to buckle—shooting pain up his right thigh, but it vanished under the pleasure. Vanished into vapor. The stroking, hot, abandon of Rita. They were both breathing through their noses so as not to break the voracious mouth-fucking they were engaging in, and that shouldn’t have been so all-out sexy. But it sure as shit was. They were attacking each other with seeking tongues and open lips, playing chicken to see who would give in first.

When her hands slipped under his shirt and pulled down on his belt buckle, putting pressure on Jasper’s cock, he cursed into her mouth, securing his fist in her hair like a goddamn barbarian. And she liked it, too. Why else would she be tugging on his belt, encouraging him to rock into the notch of her pussy? Too far. This was going too far. Any farther and they’d end up somewhere naked.

She’d leave the encounter with no doubt of his experience, because, hell, Jasper knew every button to press, when to change rhythm, when to be forceful or pull back. Knew it all. But Rita wouldn’t look at him the same way afterward. She’d see the local tramp, like everyone else.

She’d leave. And he’d have failed in his one attempt to be more to someone.

Jasper tore his mouth free, releasing a gruff exhale into her neck. “You have me ready to bust in my jeans, beautiful. I was smoother than this in high school.”

“That’s a scary thought,” she breathed out in a rush, her fists still curling in his shirt. “Was that the other half of your apology for last night? B-because I have to say, it was pretty effective.”

“At the risk of sounding arrogant, Rita, I haven’t even moved my hips yet. You’ve barely gotten a preview of how thoroughly I can…apologize.”

“Don’t leave me in suspense,” she whispered, those golden-brown eyes going as big as salad plates.

Don’t do it. You’ll have a hard-on for a decade. “If you agree to go out with me tonight, I’ll rub that wet, aching seam of yours with my own ache.”

Rita’s head fell back on a whimper. “Fine. Yes.”

 

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Tessa Bailey is originally from Carlsbad, California. The day after high school graduation, she packed her yearbook, ripped jeans and laptop, driving cross-country to New York City in under four days.

Her most valuable life experiences were learned thereafter while waitressing at K-Dees, a Manhattan pub owned by her uncle. Inside those four walls, she met her husband, best friend and discovered the magic of classic rock, managing to put herself through Kingsborough Community College and the English program at Pace University at the same time. Several stunted attempts to enter the work force as a journalist followed, but romance writing continued to demand her attention.

She now lives in Long Island, New York with her husband of eight years and four-year-old daughter. Although she is severely sleep-deprived, she is incredibly happy to be living her dream of writing about people falling in love.

 

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Falling Under You by Laurelin Paige Review

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FALLING UNDER YOU, a standalone novella brought to you by 1001 Dark Nights, is a delicious glimpse back into the world of Laurelin Paige’s bestselling erotic contemporary romance Fixed Trilogy Series! Grab your copy of this hot novella today!

 

 

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About FALLING UNDER YOU:

Norma Anders has always prided herself on her intelligence and determination. She climbed out of poverty, put herself through school and is now a chief financial advisor at Pierce Industries. She’s certainly a woman who won’t be topped. Not in business anyway.

But she’s pretty sure she’d like to be topped in the bedroom.

Unfortunately most men see independence and ambition in a woman and they run. Even her dominant boss, Hudson Pierce has turned down her advances, leaving her to fear that she will never find the lover she’s longing for.

Then the most unlikely candidate steps up. Boyd, her much-too-young and oh-so-hot assistant surprises her one night with bold suggestions and an authoritative demeanor he’s never shown her in the office.

It’s a bad idea…such a deliciously bad idea…but when Boyd takes the reins and leads her to sensual bliss she’s never known, the headstrong Norma can’t help but fall under his command.

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I can’t believe that I’m handing out my second 6 cubes of sugar review in 24 hours, but this book was another amazing read! I’m mentally kicking myself for not reading a Laurelin Paige sooner. Even though this was just a novella, it was packed full of emotions and plenty of steamy times. 

Norma is always used to being in control. Having to take care of her family, being in control at her high pressure, high powered job. Even in relationships, she finds herself taking control and taking on the role of the alpha. She needs someone to finally be the one to make the decisions for her. Boyd is her assistant. Her right hand man. Without him, she would be lost at work. But Boyd seems to know Norma better than she knows herself. He is more than willing to show Norma a different way to live. 

First, I loved that there was an age difference between Norma and Boyd, her 35 vs. his 26. It proved that age is just a number. They were always on the same page mentally. I also loved that Boyd wanted Norma to maintain her control and independence, but wanted her to become submissive and let go in other parts of her life. And more than just the bedroom. And Boyd is one of the most delicious alpha’s that I’ve come across. He is dominant, controlling, and possessive but in all of the right ways. And so incredibly romantic. 

I can’t wait to dive into more books by Ms. Paige. She is already a favorite and on my auto-buy list. 

XOXO, Rach 

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USA Today and New York Times Bestselling Author Laurelin Paige is a sucker for a good romance and gets giddy anytime there’s kissing, much to the embarrassment of her three daughters. Her husband doesn’t seem to complain, however. When she isn’t reading or writing sexy stories, she’s probably singing, watching Game of Thrones or The Walking Dead, or dreaming of Adam Levine. She’s also a proud member of Mensa International though she doesn’t do anything with the organization except use it as material for her bio. She is represented by Rebecca Friedman.

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Seducing The Fireman by Jennifer Bonds Review

He Always Gets What He Wants…And He Wants Her…

He’ll do whatever it takes to get her…Becca Mancini doesn’t have time for distractions, especially the walking, talking, swaggering, sexy-as-sin kind that disappear without a trace and leave scars on your heart and revenge on your lips. So when Jackson Hart strong-arms his way back into her life, determined to rekindle the flames, there’s only one thing she knows for sure. Sparks. Will. Fly.

Check out  Jennifer Bonds’s newest Risky Business novel, SEDUCING THE FIREMAN.

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About SEDUCING THE FIREMAN

He’ll break her three-date rule or go down in flames trying…

Firefighter Jackson Hart is back in Brooklyn and on the hunt for the girl who’s kept him burning for ten long years. The girl he left, in a total prick move, without saying goodbye. Now he’s determined to make it right, to hell with her three-date rule. 

But Becca’s not ready to forgive and forget. In fact, she seems determined to stoke his fire every chance she gets. She wants to avoid sexy distractions like him? Fine. Because what she doesn’t know—yet—is that Jax isn’t the kind of man to give up when he wants something. And he always gets what he wants.

 

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Holy crap! My iPad almost melted reading this delicious firefighter romance! If you’ve been following me for a bit, then you know that I LOVE any book that features a firefighter alpha, and this book certainly did NOT disappoint. I absolutely adored the snarky and hilarious banter between Jax and Becca which just made their sexual tension and chemistry go off the charts. They had me laughing, smiling, swooning, and fanning myself through the whole book.

 “You? Follow directions?” Unlikely. From what he’d seen, she was more likely to issue them than take them. “It’s fine. I’ve got this.” 

“All right, macho man. Have it your way.” She crossed her legs and settled back to watch, apparently deciding to let him have a go at it. “But if it falls apart, I’m holding you responsible.” 

“It’s a table. How hard can it be?” 

She smirked, her words taking on a playful edge. “Do you really want me to answer that?” 

I have to admit that I am usually not a fan of second chance romances. I always feel like I’ve missed out on a huge chunk of the couples relationship, but in this book I never felt like that. More than enough history and previous emotions were brought up. You could see and feel how much Jax regretted leaving Becca ten years ago and how much he thought about her and still wanted her. 

Then again he couldn’t fault her for it. He’d hurt her. Taken the coward’s way out like a selfish son of a bitch he was back then. Leaving the Mancinis was like being ripped from the only family he’d ever known. And if he’d called Frankie when they got settled upstate to say good-bye it would’ve been too real, too painful. So instead he’d done nothing, telling himself a clean break was best for them all. 

He’d fucked things up royally when left. But he was back now, and one way or another, he was going to make it right. Despite what Becca said, it was clear they still had chemistry, and he has every intention of exploring it. 

This is my first book by Jennifer Bonds and her third published book, but let me tell you, she writes like a seasoned author. I would have never guessed that she is fairly new to the romance book world. And the sex scenes are liable to cause a five alarm fire of their own. I love possessive alpha’s and Jax is right up my alley. 

“But you should know the first rule of being my woman is that I don’t like to share. I want you all to myself,” he said, his voice a husky rasp as he rubbed her clit in slow, lazy circles. “That mean I’m going to take you upstairs and fuck you right, where the only man who gets to see that beautiful body of yours is me.” 

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Has your screen blown up yet? As Jax and Becca end up spending more time together, they are surprised to learn so much about each other and how each of them has changed since they were teenagers. I really loved that they actually took the time to get to know each other beyond their obvious physical chemistry. I just can’t sing enough praise for this book or the writing. So my recommendation to you is to JUST READ IT AND LOVE IT! And then come back here and tell me your thoughts! I know I’m headed to Amazon right now to buy the first two books in this series.

XOXO, Rach 

 

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ONCE UPON A DARE:

The first night was a dare. The second night was trouble…


Advertising guru Olivia Masterson is all work and no play. But on the eve of earning her dream promotion, her best friend dares her to drop her ice queen façade for one night and seduce a sexy stranger. Olivia’s worked her ass off to get where she is-why the hell not?


Cole Bennett never thought he’d run into his feisty one-night stand at the office, furious that he stole her promotion. No matter how hard she tries to ice him out, they can’t seem to keep their hands to themselves…or their clothes on.


Olivia’s talented-maybe even more than Cole-so when his dropped hints to the boss net her a promotion of her own, he’s ready to celebrate…until she accuses him of fueling office rumors that she slept her way to the top. She wants to earn her own way? Fine. So what the hell does a guy have to do to permanently melt an ice queen?

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ONCE UPON A POWER PLAY:

He’ll do whatever it takes to get her against the boards…

Sidelined by a potentially career-ending injury, the only thing hockey player Ryan Douglas should be thinking about is recovery. But after sharing a near death experience and a night of passion with a spunky brunette, the only thing on his mind is five and a half feet of sexy sarcasm. And he’ll do whatever it takes to get her back in his bed–even if it means playing dirty.

Chloe Jacobs is done with fairytales. And men. She’s kissed her share of frogs and what’s it gotten her? Dumped by text–again. Determined to eighty-six illusions of romance and prove she’s more than just a good-time girl, the last thing she needs is a pushy, arrogant hockey player testing her resolve. Especially one who’s sinfully good with his hands and thinks date-by-blackmail is a perfectly acceptable social convention.

Ryan wants to play games? Fine by her, but this is one faceoff he’s going to lose.


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Author Bio:

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Jennifer Bonds writes sizzling contemporary romance with sassy heroines, sexy heroes, and a whole lot of mischief. When she’s not writing or wrangling toddlers, she can be found curled up with a good book and a bottle of wine. Jennifer lives in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, where her overactive imagination and weakness for reality TV keep life interesting. She’s lucky enough to live with her own real life hero, two adorable children, and a pair of rambunctious dogs. Loves Buffy, Mexican food, the Winchester brothers, and all things zombie. Sings off-key.

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