Who still has some awesome book credits burning a whole in your book-pocket? Well LOOK at this crazy LONG list (over 100 goodies here – but no worries, I highlighted a bunch to help us focus). Maybe we’ll find the perfect next read. In fact, it’s loaded in our favorite authors (and genres) and some new-to-mes on here, so let’s play!

My “blurb-jolt” list? Oh EASY! He Will Be My Ruin (Psych-thriller in the bargains section that I’ve been wanting to read!!), Pathfinder’s Way (suggested as a “what to read after Golden Dynasty” read and many are loving it – also in the bargain section), The Devil In Disguise (the devil… YES the Devil with a capital D, ends up having to be a hero… LOL!), Full Tilt (well… I already read it and 5-star LOVED it, but I want to make sure you check this one out!!), Stryker (an author researching MMA for her next book… and the BIG HUGE bad-ass fighter that can’t stop staring at her!!), Think Again (marital strife and temptation), First Comes Love (two sisters in their 30′s and it sounds like some serious single & marital life turmoil ahead!! I LOVE those), We Could Be Beautiful (she falls for a guy (bad guy??) that her mom – with Alzheimers – hates… old family secrets?), Clutch (just so I can imagine THAT guy on the cover as the biker hero… so easy!! :P Also because I LOVE books with a heroine on the run and in hiding and starting over), Bad Teacher (Ooops! I think he made a mistake with someone he didn’t realize would be his student!! *gasp*!!), and His (she’s in hiding with her little sister, and homeless… and he gives her an offer she can’t refuse – YIKES!). Oh!! And Deep Shadows (Solar flare wipes out technology – *gasp*)

Also don’t forget to check out yesterday’s earlybird list (Monday Early Bird Book Releases) in case you missed it. BIG awesomeness on that one, too (like the baker that volunteers in a prison… eeep!)

P.S. ➔ Follow me (and Pimmie AND Hobbit – my sweet puppies – yep, I have a new addition!) on Instagram? That would be SO cool!!! :D

P.P.S. Let me know if I’m missing any or if you loved any (from this list or elsewhere). P.P.S. Don’t have a Kindle? No problem! Amazon offers various free Kindle apps and a free Kindle Cloud reader for any and ALL of us to use. You can either use the free Kindle App for your smartphone, tablet, AND your desktop computer (just like you’re using a Kindle, but right through your web browser <— No need to download anything!)

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  1. Rake’s Redemption by Chantal Fernando
  2. The Curse of Tenth Grave: A Novel by Darynda Jones
  3. First Comes Love: A Novel by Emily Giffin
  4. Shadow Rider by Christine Feehan
  5. Up in Flames: A Rosemary Beach Novel by Abbi Glines
  6. Seconds to Live: Scarlet Falls, Book 3 by Melinda Leigh
  7. The Daredevil Snared: The Adventurers Quartet, Book 3 by Stephanie Laurens
  8. Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet by Charlie N. Holmberg
  9. A Shade of Vampire 11: A Chase of Prey by Bella Forrest
  10. Lady Pirate by Lynsay Sands
  11. Defender: Long, Tall Texans Series by Diana Palmer
  12. Sweet Little Lies: A Heartbreaker Bay Novel by Jill Shalvis
  13. Eighteen (18): Based on a True Story by J.A. Huss
  14. Boarded by Love by Toni Aleo
            

 

BARGAINS & READER RECOMMENDATIONS  (NOTE: bargain priced when I added them, but prices can change on Amazon, so make sure to check before you finalize your order. Sales listed are for Amazon U.S., however some of the Amazon UK links also reflect the sale!):

  • He Will Be My Ruin: A Novel by K.A. Tucker <— PSYCH THRILLER SUPER-BARGAIN and I LOVE this author and I love the sound of this one!! Thank you for finding the bargain, Nancy!! Her best friend Celine had everything going for her but commits suicide, so Maggie goes to gather her things and… “…when Maggie discovers a scandalous photograph in a lock box hidden in Celine’s apartment, she begins asking questions. Questions about the man Celine fell in love with. The man she never told anyone about…” (here it is on Amazon UK)
  • Love, Tussles, and Takedowns (Cactus Creek Book 3) by Violet Duke <— HIS CUTE NEW SPARRING PARTNER and it’s on super-bargain! “…battle-scarred Hudson Reyes now spends his new life as a movie industry fight scene and weapons specialist simply doing what he knows best: surviving. Until he meets her. The one woman who makes him want to live again…”
  • Over the Middle: A Sports Romance by Lauren Landish <— FOOTBALL STAR & super-bargain priced! She’s hired to rehab his elbow and she’s crazy about him! But then she realizes… “There’s just one problem. Duncan’s an a**hole, with an ego the size of our football stadium…”
  • The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie (Mackenzies Series Book 1) by Jennifer Ashley <— HISTORICAL ROMANCE LOVERS!!! Look at the super-sale book bev just found us! bev: “The Madness of Lord Ian MacKenzie is on SALE. This book is SO GOOD. Buy and read it.” And Anne agrees:
Anne: The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie is so so good! Its the first one in the series. I loved that he’s not your typical HR hero.
  • It Ends with Us: A Novel by Colleen Hoover <— COLLEEN HOOVER PAPERBACK IS ON SALE TODAY! Even though this one hasn’t been released yet, they just made the paperback cheaper than the ebook (for now) so if you wanted a hard copy, pre-order at this price!!!
  • Learning to Swim: A Novel by Sara J. Henry <— SHE SAVES AN ABANDONED CHILD & it sounds SO good and it’s a super-bargain right now! She saves a child that fell into a freezing lake and realizes he’s been abandoned. “Her attachment to him—and the danger she faces when she tries to unravel the mystery of his abandonment—force her to evaluate everything she thought true about herself.
  • That Girl Trilogy: Books 1-3 by H.J. Bellus <— ENTIRE TRILOGY bundled at a super-bargain price!
  • Born of Legend (The League: Nemesis Rising) by Sherrilyn Kenyon <— Fabi is LOVING this recent release:

“I’m only at 18% of Born of Legend and have had to put it down and fight back tears several times already. HOW do authors take a villain and turn him into a tortured soul that breaks our heart? Amazing!

@18%

“And you look around at the world that walks by in total ignorant apathy while your soul screams in a bitter agony so loud that you think how is it possible that no one else hears it? How can they not see the abject pain and misery that you live in all the time? For you, there is no quarter or solace. No refuge from this madness. But the truth is … they don’t see it because we’re all lost in our own private torment.”

  • Pathfinder’s Way: A Novel of the Broken Lands by T.A. White <— SUGGESTED AS WHAT TO READ AFTER GOLDEN DYNASTY ALERT! Back on the list ’cause Jennifer tried it and loved it! “Whoever recommended Pathfinder’s Way last week by T.A. White thank you! great fantasy book with a bit of romance that just sucked me in. Love strong female characters with extraordinary abilities.”
       

 

PARANORMAL/FANTASY/SCI-FI/DYSTOPIAN

  1. Shadow Rider: The Shadow Series by Christine Feehan <— CHRISTINE FEEHAN & HE’S THE HEAD OF A CRIME FAMILY ALERT! “With little left to her name, Francesca Cappello has come to Chicago in hopes of a new life. She wasn’t expecting to attract the attention of a man with primal hunger in his eyes, driven to claim her as his to protect and to please. And if he discovers her secret, it could ruin her…” (here it is on Amazon UK)
  2. Forevermore (Darkest London) by Kristen Callihan <— FAMOUS SINGER & AN ANGEL OF VENGEANCE ALERT! “Now a famous singer and the toast of London, Layla believes that Sin is only here to guard her from rabid fans and ardent suitors. However, the truth is far more sinister…” (here it is on Amazon UK)
  3. Playing with Monsters by Amelia Hutchins <— AMELIA HUTCHINS ALERT!!!! And my book-buds are WHOA’ing over the warning!! ;) (here it is on Amazon UK)

Jan130: Whoah. Have a read of Amelia Hutchins long, descriptive ‘warning’ about Playing With Monsters (on amazon). Interesting. Kind of makes you want to read it. (I guess that’s the point LOL).

Tessa: …did you read the warning for Playing with Monsters. lol

MichelleS: If that’s supposed to warn me off, it didn’t work! I’m hoping for a repeat of my love fest with Fae Chronicles…

  1. The Curse of Tenth Grave (Charley Davidson Series) by Darynda Jones <— DARYNDA JONES ALERT! MUCH LOVED SERIES (I hear hilarious, and an intense slow-burn!!) “As a Part-time PI and fulltime grim reaper, Charley Davidson has asked a lot of questions throughout her life: Why can I see dead people? Who is the hot supernatural entity following me? How do I get gum out of my sister’s hair before she wakes up? But, “How do I trap not one malevolent god, but three?” was never among them. Until now…” (here it is on Amazon UK)
  2. Wasteland King (Gallow and Ragged) by Lilith Saintcrow (here it is also on Amazon UK)
  3. Ensnared: A Vampire Blood Courtesans Romance by Rebecca Rivard
  4. Birthright (Pale Moonlight Book 1) by Marie Johnston
  5. Deep Shadows (The Remnant Book 1) by Vannetta Chapman <— SOLAR FLARE WIPES OUT TECHNOLOGY ALERT!!! “Shelby Sparks, novelist and single mom, had one goal: to provide for her diabetic son. In the wake of this global disaster, her mission hasn’t changed. Only now, medication is a priceless commodity and the future resembles an apocalyptic nightmare…” (and here it is on Amazon UK)
  6. Romancing the Stars: 8 Short Stories of Galactic Romance and Adventure
  7. Blood Promise (Blood Books Book 3) by Danielle Rose
  8. Gypsy Love By Angela McPherson & Lynn Vroman
  9. The Devil In Disguise (Bad Things Book 1) by Cynthia Eden <— THE DEVIL BECOMES HER HERO ALERT!Mina is a woman fighting for her life—and the Lord of the Dark suddenly finds himself in an unlikely role…hero. Luke isn’t going to let her enemies destroy Mina. He will fight heaven and hell to keep her. But in the end, the secrets they both carry may just rip apart a love that should never have been…” (here it is on Amazon UK)
  10. Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet by Charlie N. Holmberg
  11. Lover In Stone (The Darkest Kynd Book 1) by S. C. Dane
  12. Carissa’s Redemption (Bloodmates Book 4) by Jaden Sinclair
  13. The Killing Jar (The Extraction Files Book 1) by RS McCoy
  14. Demon of Vengeance (Chronicles of the Fallen) by Brenda Huber
  15. Shadow of the Coalition: The Two Towers Dystopian Science Fiction Romance series by Jamie A. Waters
  16. The Order of the Golden Dawn by Jane West
                 

 

CONTEMPORARY

  1. Up in Flames: A Rosemary Beach Novel (The Rosemary Beach Series) by Abbi Glines <— ABBI GLINES ALERT! IS IT A LOVE TRIANGLE? NAN, THE SERIES VILLAIN, IS FEELING PRETTY LONELY THESE DAYS, UNTIL SHE MEETS MAJOR… “…it’s clear he doesn’t want to be exclusive, dating him beats hanging out with vapid socialites or watching Netflix alone at home. For a while, Nan deals with Major’s playboy ways, but after he burns her one too many times, she takes off for an impromptu wild weekend in Vegas.There, she meets Gannon, a darkly seductive and oh-so-dangerous businessman who knows exactly how to handle her…” This one is the conclusion to the series.
  2. Full Tilt by Emma Scott <— ULTIMATE LOVE STORY EMMA SCOTT ALERT & OMG I LOVED IT!!!!!! (my review) And R. Renee loved it too! “OMG!!! Full Tilt = 5 Maryse STARS!! :) order. Right now!! with all your kindle credits! …I love it when something I love is loved!! Whew! That was a mouthful!” <— LOL!!!! *snort* You’re such a goof, R! (here it is on Amazon UK)
  3. Reckless Hearts by Melody Grace
  4. The Billionaire Bachelor (Billionaire Bad Boys) by Jessica Lemmon (here it is on Amazon UK)
  5. Dark Mafia Prince: A Dangerous Royals romance by Annika Martin (here it is on Amazon UK)
  6. FATAL PROMISE: Slye Temp Book 6 by Dianna Love (here it is on Amazon UK)
  7. Awakened by Kate Douglas (here it is on Amazon UK)
  8. Happy Ever After in Christmas (Christmas, Colorado) by Debbie Mason
  9. Hope Falls: Love Remains (Kindle Worlds Novella) by Julie Prestsater
  10. Lady Pirate by Lynsay Sands <— HISTORICAL ROMANCE BY LYNSAY SANDS ALERT!! (here it is on Amazon UK)
  11. The Bourbon Thief by Tiffany Reisz <— A NEW ONE FROM TIFFANY REISZ ALERT!! A wealthy family vendetta and legacy… “When Cooper McQueen wakes up from a night with a beautiful stranger, it’s to discover he’s been robbed. The only item stolen—a million-dollar bottle of bourbon. The thief, a mysterious woman named Paris, claims the bottle is rightfully hers…“ (here it is on Amazon UK)
Grey: The Bourbon Thief will be mine… I will be posting a *Do Not Disturb* sign on my door… It may be just my bedroom door, and I may be feeding my children cereal and microwave pizza for a day until I inhale this new book, but come on, it’s Tiffany Reisz… Surely when they grow up they’ll understand!
  1. Hard to Serve: A Hard Ink Novella by Laura Kaye (here it is on Amazon UK)
  2. Chaos Bound (The Sinner’s Tribe Motorcycle Club) by Sarah Castille (on Amazon UK)
  3. Rake’s Redemption (Wind Dragons Motorcycle Club) by Chantal Fernando (on Amazon UK)
  4. Stryker by Lexi Buchanan <— MMA FIGHTER & AN AUTHOR RESEARCHING FOR HER NOVEL ALERT! She goes to a gym to research the fighters… “He had eyes dark as the night that would land on me the minute I entered his gym…Every…Time. He was their star fighter, the one that brought in the big money. At first I feared him because of his size and the way he would look at me. But then I discovered that I was his biggest distraction, and no matter what my head told me, my heart told me to fight for the man who didn’t know how to live outside of the octagon.” (here it is on Amazon UK)
  5. You and Me by Veronica Larsen
  6. Gian (Trassato Crime Family Book 1) by Lisa Cardiff
  7. On the Market (The Ballard Brothers of Darling Bay Book 1) by Rachael Herron
  8. We Own the Night by Ashley Poston
  9. First Comes Love: A Novel by Emily Giffin – June 28th 2016 <— TWO SISTERS THAT TOOK DIFFERENT PATHS ALERT! Both in their 30′s, one is single and longing for a family (“…what she wants more than the right guy, however, is to become a mother—a feeling that is heightened when her ex-boyfriend’s daughter is assigned to her class. Determined to have the future she’s always wanted, Josie decides to take matters into her own hands.“) YIKES! And the other sister has the perfect life (and family) but feels like something is missing… (“…lately Meredith feels dissatisfied and restless, secretly wondering if she chose the life that was expected of her rather than the one she truly desired.“)
  10. Taking Another Shot (Taking on Love Book 4) by Trish Edmisten
  11. Dream Girls Box Set: Books 1-3 by Carrie Thomas
  12. The Short Game (Par For The Course Book 1) by J.L. Campbell
  13. Sweet Little Lies: A Heartbreaker Bay Novel by Jill Shalvis <— A PUB OWNER & A CAPTAIN!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.” (here it is on Amazon UK)
  14. Seconds to Live (Scarlet Falls) by Melinda Leigh
  15. Then He Kissed Me: A Cottonbloom Novel by Laura Trentham
  16. Addicted: An Outlaws Novel (The Outlaws Series) by Elle Kennedy <— ELLE KENNEDY DYSTOPIAN POST APOCALYPTIC ALERT!!! “Lennox used to live in a paradise on earth with his best friend Jamie, in a place where visitors came and went, allowing their desires to run free. But everything changes when a deadly attack forces them to take up with Connor Mackenzie’s band of Outlaws. Lennox knows Jamie is hung up on someone else, but he’s always believed he’s the man for her—and won’t let her go without a fight.” (here it is on Amazon UK)
  17. Under the Wire: Bad Boys Undercover by HelenKay Dimon
  18. Tasting Temptation (Forging Forever Book 2) by Aria Glazki
  19. Having Hope (The Blow Hole Boys Book 4) by Tabatha Vargo <— ROCK STAR SERIES and this one is about the drummer. AND it can be read as a standalone! (here it is on Amazon UK)
  20. Killing The Sun: Part 2 by Mara White & K. Larsen <— HER MARRIED CRIMINAL BOYFRIEND ALERT! I read book #1 and enjoyed it. Very curious where this is going!
  21. Beautifully Decadent (Beautifully Damaged Book 3) by L.A. Fiore <— PASTRY CHEF & HER NEW BOSS ALERT!Her new boss, Trace Montgomery, even helped with securing her an affordable place to live: a beautifully restored carriage house owned by his friend, Rafe McKenzie—a man that makes her catch her breath and stirs her imagination. Trouble is, he’s involved with someone, his father is being released after 25 years in prison and Avery is just his tenant.” (here it is on Amazon UK)
  22. Femme Fatale Loved: Pericolo #3 (The Pericolo Series) by Kirsty-Anne Still
  23. We Could Be Beautiful: A Novel by Swan Huntley <— PYSCH THRILLER? It’s calling my name! She has lived a life of wealth and decadence and meets someone that comes from the same lifestyle. In fact, their parents used to know each other when they were younger… “…as he and Catherine grow closer, she begins to encounter strange signs, and her mother, Elizabeth (now suffering from Alzheimer’s), seems to have only bad memories of William as a boy. In Elizabeth’s old diary she finds an unnerving letter from a former nanny that cryptically reads: “We cannot trust anyone . . . “
  24. Hero to Obey: Twenty-two Naughty Military Romance Stories
  25. Fated Identity (Red Starr, Book Six) by Kennedy Layne
  26. Offside (Pro-U Book 2) by Ali Parker
  27. The Side Effects of You by Anna Black
  28. Clutch: Satan’s Fury MC by L. Wilder <— BIKER BOOK ALERT & I must say… now THAT is a HOT BIKER. *ooooomph* that cover!! She’s on the run and in hiding with her younger siblings and now works in a diner, and HE walks in. “…she was absolutely breathtaking. Full of class and spunk, the girl was out of my league. What was she doing working at a diner in Memphis, Tennessee? She was a mystery to me, and even though my gut told me she was hiding something, I felt a pull to her that I could not deny.” It’s super bargain priced, it can be read as a standalone. And dude, from that cover? Nobody is out of your league. Just sayin’ ;) Tee hee! and Lauren says: “Been waiting on this one! Clutch broke my heart in the last book….was REALLY wanting him to get his HEA.” (here it is on Amazon UK)
  29. Across The Pond (Student Bodies Book 8) by Pandora Pine <— M/M ROMANCE!
  30. Hearts on the Line by T.A. Chase <— M/M ROMANCE!
  31. Leaving (Voices Book 8) by Sarah Masters <— M/M ROMANCE!
  32. Bad Teacher by Clarissa Wild <— STUDENT-TEACHER ROMANCE ALERT!One night. No names. No phone numbers. Just me, her, and pure pleasure. Except, that one girl turns out to be the biggest mistake of my life. Why? Because I broke my cardinal rule … Never bang a student.” (here it is on Amazon UK)
  33. Mystic Montana Sky (The Montana Sky Series Book 6) by Debra Holland
  34. Deception by Laura Ranger
  35. Until My Last Breath (Trouble In Paradise Book 4) by Stephanie Nicole Norris
  36. Finding Hope: (A Savage Cinderella Novella) (Savage Cinderella Novella Series Book 1) by PJ Sharon
  37. Under Your Skin (A For Your Love Novel) by Shannyn Schroeder
  38. Can’t Buy Me Love (Choc Lit) (Yorkshire Romances Book 6) by Jane Lovering
  39. ROAR by Kallypso Masters <— KALLYPSO MASTERS BDSM D/s ALERT and it can be read as a standalone! “After encountering her in a compromising position on a tour of a BDSM academy, he realizes there’s more to her than meets the eye. Fascinated by her assertive alpha personality, coupled with her desire to submit and serve, Pamela intrigues him...” (here it is on Amazon UK)
  40. The Consummation: Unexpected Circumstances Book Three by Shay Savage (here it is on Amazon UK)
  41. Top Bottom Switch (The Club) by Chelle Bliss (and here it is on Amazon UK)
  42. Heat (Firefighters of Montana Book 4) by Karen Foley
  43. I Knew You Were Trouble: A Texas Kings Novel by Soraya Lane
  44. Deceived (A Dark Alliance Novel) by Kate Serine
  45. His by Brenda Rothert <— SHE’S HOMELESS & ON THE RUN ALERT!! “Homeless, hungry and in hiding with my little sister at the age of twenty-one, I’ve never been so desperate. I’ve hit rock bottom when I get an offer I can’t refuse…” (here it is on Amazon UK)
  46. Aries Fire (Fire and Water Series Book 2) by Christine Besze
  47. The Rock Star’s Secret Baby (Rock Stars in Disguise: Cadell) (Friends With Benefits): A Contemporary Rock Star Romance (Billionaires in Disguise) by Blair Babylon
  48. Whispers of Love: 12 Christian Romance Novels
  49. How Not to Fall (The Belhaven Series) by Emily Foster
  50. Worth Fighting For by Cheyenne Meadows
  51. Hawk (Sex and Bullets Book 2) by Jo Raven <— BILLIONAIRE BAD BOY KIDNAPPED BY BADDER GIRL ALERT!Her name is Layla, and all that matters is that she’s gorgeous, sexy, and great in bed. Until I wake up tied up and gagged, Layla standing over me. Sounds promising, huh? A pretty girl, maybe handcuffs and a whip? But that’s not our scene, and the pissed-off men who kidnapped me are lurking in the shadows, ensuring that this experience won’t be fun at all…” (here it is on Amazon UK)
  52. Nuclear Heat (Firework Girls Book 4) by J.L. White
  53. That’s a Relief (Promises, Promises Book 3) by Victoria Klahr
  54. Ellen the Harpist by Diane Michaels
  55. Her Choice (Family Ties Book 1) by Anne Lange
  56. Drive You Wild: A Love Between the Bases Novel by Jennifer Bernard
  57. Slow Grind (Men of Mornington Book 1) by Eva Spencer <— AUSSIE UNIVERSITY BOYS DECIDE TO STRIP TO RAISE MONEY FOR A FRIEND ALERT! Hey!!!!! This was a reader question just a week or so ago. I bet you THIS was the answer! I gotta update that one. :D YAY!!!! I don’t think anyone guessed it yet… LOL! (here it is on Amazon UK)
  58. The Killing Game by Nancy Bush
  59. Dangerous Assignment (Aegis Group Book 4) by Sidney Bristol
  60. Time Out (Irving University Book 3) by Jim Cangany
  61. All In (High Stakes) by Simona Ahrnstedt
  62. Almost Like Being in Love: A Destination Wedding Novel by Beth K. Vogt
  63. Think Again by Isabel Lucero <— MARITAL STRIFE ALERT! Oh boy… this blurb. TROUBLE.Not only is my husband unaware that he’s pushing me too far, he also doesn’t realize that I just met a man who’s ready to catch me. I think he’s just my new co-worker. I think it’s just innocent flirting. I think I’ll be able to keep my morals. I need to think again.” and it’s super-bargain priced! (here it is on Amazon UK)
  64. A Summer to Remember (A Tallgrass Novel) by Marilyn Pappano
  65. Laced In Rouge, Madame Vanity (The Academy of Carnal Games Book 1) by Isabella Michelle
  66. Strong Silent SEAL (SEALs of Coronado Book 2) by Paige Tyler
  67. Unbelievable: (Colt & Caroline) (Beg For It) by Callie Harper <— BILLIONAIRE & AN ACTIVIST ALERT! “Throw together a billionaire CEO who always gets his way and a feisty environmental activist set on shutting down his latest real estate development, and you know there’s going to be sparks.” (here it is on Amazon UK)
                                                                            

 

PREORDERS (tomorrow’s & next week’s!!! :D )

  1. Phantom Embrace (Immortal Guardians) by Dianne Duvall – June 29th 2016
  2. The Good Fight (Time Served) by Julianna Keyes - July 1st 2016
  3. Shield My Heart (Heaven Hill Book 9) by Laramie Briscoe - July 1st 2016
  4. Hitched (Imperfect Love Book 1) by Kendall Ryan – July 5th 2016
  5. Devil and the Deep (The Deep Six) by Julie Ann Walker - July 5th 2016
  6. Until Death We Do Part by Sherrilyn Kenyon - July 5th 2016
  7. Bound Beneath His Pain: A Dirty Little Secrets Novel by Stacey Kennedy – July 5th 2016
  8. Paper and Fire: The Great Library by Rachel Caine – July 5th 2016
  9. Magic: A Novel by Danielle Steele – July 5th 2016
  10. Falling in Deeper: A Wicked Lovers Novel (Wicked Lovers Series Book 11) by Shayla Black – July 5th 2016
  11. Vodka On The Rocks (The Uncertain Saints Book 3) by Lani Lynn Vale – July 6th 2016

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<— Oh this sounds like fun!! The future king chooses his handmaid to be his bride (it’s a political move) and she has no clue what to do… (and book #3 is going live tomorrow!!)

Ela: OH A NEW SHAY SAVAGE???!!!!!!!! AHOY!

Tessa: Okay, first, that Shay Savage one has me with “prince”. I’m a sucker for fairy tales.  :)

About book #1:

In a bold political move, Sir Branford claims a handmaid as his bride instead of the expected princess in an attempt to spark a war. Poor Alexandra knows little of how to behave as the wife of a future king and knows nothing of the man who is suddenly her husband.

Alexandra knows she is being used as a pawn and must do her best to avoid scheming noblewomen and the scorned princess, accept her position as her husband ascends to the throne, and overcome her fears of the man with whom she now shares a bed.

Sir Branford is determined to have it all – the kingdom, a wife of his choosing, and the revenge he seeks for the death of his father. He doesn’t expect the naïve handmaid to become more important than he ever could have foreseen.

   

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ROCK STAR SERIES ALERT!!! And book #3 just went live today!

Lisa: love me some T Gephart. …I just read Sticks and loved it….doofus manwhore H and strong mouthy h….you’ll love them both. H reminded me of Griffin (Thoughtless, Untamed).

About book #1:

Touring as an opening act for a huge rock band and landing a record contract means you’ve hit the big time, right? Sadly, neither of those things gave Rusty Crawford, lead guitarist of the band Black Addiction, worldwide fame and fortune. Which was a shame because he had the lifestyle down to a fine art—without the clichéd stint in rehab.

Even being back in the Bronx, paying his dues didn’t rattle the charismatic axe man, ladies loved him and men wanted to be him. Fate would just have to catch up. Seemed like fate had more than just a platinum album planned for his future.

Alison Williams had the perfect life. Or at least she did until her world came crashing down around her, in the most epic way. With her future no longer a certainty she finds herself out of her comfort zone and into unchartered territory—a place where Rusty Crawford likes to spend most of his time.

Will the charming and ridiculously hot rock god help her find her feet, or send her further down the rabbit hole? One thing was for sure; both of them were in for the ride of their lives.

  

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I just finished a book (here’s my review of What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty), and this crazy-awesome looking list is just in time for me to choose a new one.

In fact, I think my next one will be from the earlybird section (Sweet Alibi), ’cause OMG it promises everything I love to hate to love in a book. Tee hee! Looks like there’s BIG trouble to be had. BOOK TROUBLE, that is. ;) And then there’s the one (Brutal Discoveries) with the baker that volunteers at a dangerous prison (and meets TWO men there – GAH!! I love stories that are just asking for trouble!), and the one with the girl that crashes into a famous rock star (I Saw You). Yeah… It’s gonna be hard to choose. HELP!!!! :D

Plus, tomorrow’s book releases are gonna be HUGE. SO many of our favs are releasing new books. Emma Scott, Elle Kennedy, Tiffany Reisz, Darynda Jones, Christine Feehan & Abbi Glines just to name a few! Which one are you anxious for?

JUST WENT LIVE!!!

  1. Epic Lies (Epic Fail Book 2) by Trudy Stiles <— LIVE!!! THEY ARE BOTH OVERCOMING PAST HURTS… “Lies from his not-so-distant past have destroyed his outlook on love – until he meets her…” and it can be read as a standalone!
  2. Avalon by Shiloh Walker
  3. Stand (Black Addiction Book 3) by T Gephart <— LIVE!!! ROCK STAR ALERT! She let her sometimes-boyfriend go to pursue his rock star dreams and she moved to start her new life. And then he moved in next door! ”Moving to the city and enjoying the spoils of his new lifestyle made perfect sense, and he loved his new address. It wasn’t his new huge penthouse apartment that got him excited; it was his new neighbor. The one girl he regretted letting go…”
  4. Sweet Alibi by Adriane Leigh <— JUST WENT LIVE!!! ANGSTY LOVE TRIANGLE ALERT! I just read a mini-review scrolling on my Facebook saying something along the lines of… for those of us that have a fear of love triangles and cheating in books, to get over it and read this one anyway!! WHOA! THAT GOT MY ATTENTION. Tee hee! :P You KNOW after hearing that, it’s gonna be seriously angsty! OH YES! I’m already “getting the picture” from this part of the blurb. So… she has the perfect life, but wants an escape… “The perfect job, the perfect apartment, the perfect boyfriend–all are on the cusp of driving her over the edge. On a whim, she buys a beach house on the North Carolina coast, eager to spend a summer with her college friends. She thinks she’s found the perfect balance, until one pleasure-seeking playboy turns her world on its axis…
  5. Originals Ride: Hellions Motorcycle Club (Hellions Ride Book 8) by Chelsea Camaron
  6. Destination Connelly (The Colloway Brothers Book 4) by K.L. Kreig
  7. Seared on my Soul by Cole Gibsen
  8. Brutal Discoveries by Kasey Millstead <— SHE VOLUNTEERS AT A PRISON & MEETS TWO MEN ALERT!!! Oh wow, I don’t even know what to expect with this one!! Is it a love triangle? “It was at South Glenn that ‘Sweet Treats’ bakery owner, Scarlett Everett met two men who would change her life. Damon Salt was a man serving life without parole that she was paired with for a volunteer program called Friends for Lifers. Prison guard Aden West was tall and tanned with indigo eyes and a strong jaw smattered with dark hair. Just a hint of what promised to be a sleeve of tattoos peeked out from the cuff of his button-down shirt, which combined with his buzz cut, gave him a bad boy edge Scarlett didn’t know she was attracted to until she stood there trying the catch the breath he took away…
  9. Rough & Raw (Notorious Devils Book 2) by Hayley Faiman
  10. The Game That Breaks Us by Micalea Smeltzer <— HOCKEY STAR ALERT! “Bennett will teach the good girl how to be bad, if she pretends to be his goody two-shoes girlfriend in front of the media…”
  11. I Saw You by Elena M. Reyes <— FAMOUS ROCK STAR & THE GIRL THAT CRASHES INTO HIM ALERT! “Nothing excited him. Nothing, until the day life literally crashed into him. Arianna Garcia is tough, fiery, and doesn’t back down or fall sway to his charms. She isn’t a groupie, making the hunt so much harder and the rewards so much sweeter. His money and fame mean nothing to her…”
  12. Think Again by Isabel Lucero <— JUST WENT LIVE (and bargain-priced!) Oh boy… this blurb. TROUBLE.

“Not only is my husband unaware that he’s pushing me too far, he also doesn’t realize that I just met a man who’s ready to catch me.
I think he’s just my new co-worker.
I think it’s just innocent flirting.
I think I’ll be able to keep my morals.
I need to think again.”

           

 

PREORDERS (going live tomorrow or at midnight !!! :D )

  1. Full Tilt by Emma Scott – June 28th 2016 <— EMMA SCOTT ALERT & OMG I LOVED IT!!!!!! (my review)
  2. The Bourbon Thief by Tiffany Reisz  June 28th 2016 <— A NEW ONE FROM TIFFANY REISZ ALERT!! A wealthy family vendetta and legacy… “When Cooper McQueen wakes up from a night with a beautiful stranger, it’s to discover he’s been robbed. The only item stolen—a million-dollar bottle of bourbon. The thief, a mysterious woman named Paris, claims the bottle is rightfully hers…
  3. Shadow Rider: The Shadow Series by Christine Feehan – June 28th 2016 <— CHRISTINE FEEHAN & HE’S THE HEAD OF A CRIME FAMILY ALERT! “With little left to her name, Francesca Cappello has come to Chicago in hopes of a new life. She wasn’t expecting to attract the attention of a man with primal hunger in his eyes, driven to claim her as his to protect and to please. And if he discovers her secret, it could ruin her…”
  4. Hard to Serve: A Hard Ink Novella by Laura Kaye – June 28th 2016
  5. Chaos Bound (The Sinner’s Tribe Motorcycle Club) by Sarah Castille – June 28th 2016
  6. Rake’s Redemption (Wind Dragons Motorcycle Club) by Chantal Fernando – June 28th 2016
  7. First Comes Love: A Novel by Emily Giffin – June 28th 2016 <— TWO SISTERS THAT TOOK DIFFERENT PATHS ALERT! Both in their 30′s, one is single and longing for a family (“…what she wants more than the right guy, however, is to become a mother—a feeling that is heightened when her ex-boyfriend’s daughter is assigned to her class. Determined to have the future she’s always wanted, Josie decides to take matters into her own hands.“) YIKES! And the other sister has the perfect life (and family) but feels like something is missing… (“…lately Meredith feels dissatisfied and restless, secretly wondering if she chose the life that was expected of her rather than the one she truly desired.“)
  8. Sweet Little Lies: A Heartbreaker Bay Novel by Jill Shalvis – June 28th 2016
  9. Addicted: An Outlaws Novel (The Outlaws Series) by Elle Kennedy – June 28th 2016 <— ELLE KENNEDY ALERT!!!
  10. The Curse of Tenth Grave (Charley Davidson Series) by Darynda Jones – June 28th 2016
  11. Awakened by Kate Douglas – June 28th 2016
  12. Having Hope (The Blow Hole Boys Book 4) by Tabitha Vargo – June 28th 2016
  13. The Devil In Disguise (Bad Things Book 1) by Cynthia Eden – June 28th 2016
  14. Killing The Sun: Part 2 by Mara White & K. Larsen - June 28th 2016
  15. Playing with Monsters by Amelia Hutchins - June 28th 2016 <— AMELIA HUTCHINS ALERT!!!!
  16. Beautifully Decadent (Beautifully Damaged Book 3) by L.A. Fiore - June 28th 2016
  17. We Could Be Beautiful: A Novel by Swan Huntley - June 28th 2016 <— PYSCH THRILLER? It’s calling my name! She has lived a life of wealth and decadence and meets someone that comes from the same lifestyle. In fact, their parents used to know each other when they were younger… “…as he and Catherine grow closer, she begins to encounter strange signs, and her mother, Elizabeth (now suffering from Alzheimer’s), seems to have only bad memories of William as a boy. In Elizabeth’s old diary she finds an unnerving letter from a former nanny that cryptically reads: “We cannot trust anyone . . . “
  18. Bad Teacher by Clarissa Wild - June 28th 2016
  19. Up in Flames: A Rosemary Beach Novel (The Rosemary Beach Series) by Abbi Glines <— ABBI GLINES ALERT! IS IT A LOVE TRIANGLE? NAN, THE SERIES VILLAIN, IS FEELING PRETTY LONELY THESE DAYS, UNTIL SHE MEETS MAJOR……it’s clear he doesn’t want to be exclusive, dating him beats hanging out with vapid socialites or watching Netflix alone at home. For a while, Nan deals with Major’s playboy ways, but after he burns her one too many times, she takes off for an impromptu wild weekend in Vegas.There, she meets Gannon, a darkly seductive and oh-so-dangerous businessman who knows exactly how to handle her…” This one is the conclusion to the series.
  20. ROAR by Kallypso Masters - June 28th 2016 <— KALLYPSO MASTERS BDSM D/s ALERT and it can be read as a standalone! “After encountering her in a compromising position on a tour of a BDSM academy, he realizes there’s more to her than meets the eye. Fascinated by her assertive alpha personality, coupled with her desire to submit and serve, Pamela intrigues him...”
  21. The Consummation: Unexpected Circumstances Book Three by Shay Savage - June 28th 2016
  22. Top Bottom Switch (The Club) by Chelle Bliss - June 28th 2016
  23. His by Brenda Rothert - June 28th 2016 <— SHE’S HOMELESS & ON THE RUN ALERT!! “Homeless, hungry and in hiding with my little sister at the age of twenty-one, I’ve never been so desperate. I’ve hit rock bottom when I get an offer I can’t refuse…”

➜ CHECK OUT ALL the upcoming BOOK RELEASES here.

                      

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What Alice Forgot
*whooooooooo* Finished! I read this one for the last two (3? days) and now I see why! Almost 500 pages of an incredibly written personal story focusing on the heroine’s emotional journey of loss. Loss of a marriage that once was happily the center of her world, but also, loss of a certain part of her memory after an accident.

And while we might guffaw at the “amnesia” trope, this one really worked, for me. The reality we experienced… a whole other “perspective” to a life once forgotten by “taking each other for granted” and life happening as it will…  was wonderfully explored.

I would definitely recommend this one for those looking to experience an in-depth heartwarming (and at times heartbreaking) look into a woman’s life during marital strife (and on the definite path to divorce).

Tasha: I saw After I Do mentioned up there and it made me think to mention What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty. If you loved After I Do you will love WAF! I still think of this book all the time, it’s one of my top faves for sure!

Amy: I loved her book Big Little Lies (OMG so fun with a slightly dark comedic edge to it!), so I should have known What Alice Forgot would be just as good…and it IS!  We know from the blurb she has three kids and is getting divorced, but to be finding everything out along with her when all she remembers is being happy in her marriage is just…well, it hurts! I want to know what the heck is going on, and yet I’m a little apprehensive about knowing what has happened. I’m actually getting a little teary-eyed along with her!

Maryse: I’m with in her in the ambulance…. in the beginning when she’s realizing something is not right with her memory…

Amy: Oh Maryse, just wait until things start getting explained to her. :( I’m teary and yet I have to do a bunch of stuff this morning and I. Don’t. Wanna! *sigh* Can’t I just sit here and READ all morning?

Jennifer: This is an amazing book!!! I ugly cried! Hits you right in the feels. Rips your heart!!

Val: I love this book. It’s my favorite by hers.

Susan: I’m loving this SO much!!

Amy: Oh my…oh wow…every time I pick WAF up, I have a lump in my throat and feel on the verge of tears. I LOVE that I’m experiencing this *with* her and not just reading *about* her. And I don’t think I’m even to the toughest part…she hasn’t yet seen her husband. Although, she spoke briefly to him on the phone and…yeah. :? Then again, maybe it’s just me being hormonally emotional? After all, I was crying over Juno yesterday. And that stupid suspense movie that’s not supposed to make you cry…

Maryse: OMG… THIS:

“Nick, you will never believe how this man spoke to me. You will want to punch him in the nose when you hear. Except it’s so strange, because it was you, Nick, you were the man.”

That breaks my heart.

Amy: OMG, right?!? That was the part (the phone call) which started the teary eyes and lump in my throat. And where I am at, she still has yet to see him. I can only imagine how much THAT is going to hurt… *cracks open the pinot grigio and starts pouring two glasses*

Maryse: Thank you Amy.. *takes both glasses of wine* *giggle:P Okay back to my sadness.

Catherine: One of my favorite books!!!!

Amy: “She was experiencing all those familiar symptoms of a relationship breakup. The nausea. The sensation of something huge and hard lodged in the center of her chest. That trembly, teary feeling. She wasn’t supposed to ever have to feel this way again.” GAH!!! *sob*

Tessa: *hands Amy a box of Kleenex*

Susan: I just finished…loved loved loved it!!!

Avalon: What Alice Forgot was also a home run for me.

Claudia: This author is so good, I just finished reading “What Alice Forgot”, amazing!

Christin:  I LOVE it when a book causes me to examine my own life. Fantastic read!!

Agreed Christin!!! Thought provoking and makes you REALLY think, and I loved that!

AND this one has an interesting twist, allowing us to experience her journey in a few different ways and I loved that very insightful, very “innocent” look into what she suddenly feels should not be happening.

‘Cause as steadfast as she may have been regarding divorcing from her husband, and as much as everyone assumes she hated him (and visa versa), her perspective has suddenly… changed.

After a bump on the head leaves Alice without memories of the last ten years (nothing at all),

“How old are you, Alice?”

“I’m twenty-nine, Jane.” Alice was irritated by Jane’s dramatic tone. What was she getting at? “Same age as you.”

Jane sat back up and looked at George Clooney triumphantly.

She said, “I just got an invitation to her fortieth birthday.”

That was the day Alice Mary Love went to the gym and carelessly misplaced a decade of her life.

…all she has recollection of is her life as a new couple. In love, and ready to take on the world together. Renovating an old home, building a family, making their way as adults… together. Everything that has destroyed their solid foundation as they lived life over the years has been erased from her memory. She only remembers the hopes, the dreams, the determination, and most of all, their incredible love.

“Please tell me it’s not true. About Nick.”

“Oh, Alice.”

“Because I love him. I properly love him. I love him so much.”

“You did love him.”

“No, I do. Right now. I know I still do.”

Elisabeth made a “tsk” sound that was full of sympathy, and lifted her hands in a hopeless sort of gesture. “When you get your memory back—”

“But we’re so happy!” interrupted Alice frantically, trying to make Elisabeth see. “It’s not even possible to be happier.” Tears slid helplessly down the sides of her face and trickled ticklishly into her ears. “What happened?”

But now, trying to pick up where her life left off, remembering her life minus the last ten years proves incredibly difficult. She woke up from a bump to the head thinking she was still in her 20′s, newly married (and DEEPLY in love), and pregnant with her first baby. In reality, she was almost 40, recently separated (from said love of her life per her recollection)…

My husband just yelled at me like I was his worst enemy. My lovely Nick. My Nick. I want to tell him about it, because he’d be so angry if he ever heard somebody speak to me like that. He’s the first person I want to tell when somebody upsets me; my foot pressing on the accelerator, desperate to get home from work just to tell him, the moment I tell him, the moment his face lights up with fury on my behalf, it’s better, it’s fixed.

Nick, you will never believe how this man spoke to me. You will want to punch him in the nose when you hear. Except it’s so strange, because it was you, Nick, you were the man.

and had THREE!!! children that she didn’t remember at all.

Alice turned the photo back over and looked again at the three children.

I have never seen you before in my life.

*ooooooomph* right? Because she could not understand what could have possibly gone so wrong that she would ever be divorcing from her husband.

“…we’re not getting a divorce, and that’s final.”

“Hooray!” said her mother. “I’m so glad you’ve lost your memory. This accident is going to turn out to be a blessing in disguise.”

“Well, there’s only one tiny problem with all that, isn’t there?” said Elisabeth.

“What?”

“Nick has still got his memory.”

Despite a few moments where I found the perspective jumps, and the lengthy “life” moments drawn-out, in the grand scheme of things, I still enjoyed the entire trajectory that the story took, especially once the ending fully revealed itself. I get it. ALL of it. And it tricked me… THREE TIMES!!!!!!! Which I can especially appreciate, because a time or two, I was fairly distraught.

And you know what? At first, I was confused (and even annoyed) each time we switched POV. Not only were we following Alice’s current life (the main character) but that of her sister. She was a HUGE part of her story and had her own tragedy to tell…

I was embarrassed that it had happened twice in almost exactly the same way. I felt as if I was wasting people’s time, constantly turning up for ultrasounds of dead babies. What? You thought you had a real live baby in there? Don’t be ridiculous. Not you. You’re not a proper woman with these half-hearted, faintly ridiculous attempts to have a baby. There are women out there with proper swollen pregnant stomachs and live kicking babies.

(let alone their sweet wise “grandmother” that had a good grasp on things). I found the rhythm. The extra perspectives gave this story (and this main character) depth and reality. And certainly helped fill in the blanks.

A trajectory not only into her marriage and the current outcome, but into who she was and who she has become over the last decade. No longer the twenty-something carefree dreamer, but now (per her entourage) the anal-retentive perfectionist and controller of all things.

Oh Lord. It sounded horrendous. She’d become one of those volunteering, involved type of people. She was probably really proud and smug; she’d always known she had a tendency toward smugness. She could just imagine herself swanning about in her beautiful clothes.

How did she become who she became, and why? And is “who she is now” such a bad thing after all?

“But Nick,” she began.

“What?” he said grimly, irritably. He really didn’t like her. It wasn’t just that he didn’t love her anymore. He didn’t even like her.

“We were so happy.”

Wow. SO MANY TIMES WOW.

Quite the lengthy personal… totally emotional love story that DID actually give me that “After I Do” feel. I can say that I personally LOVED the ending and the WHY and HOW to that ending. It fits, it’s perfect and it’s real.

“Maybe this memory loss is sort of a good thing because it will help you see things more objectively without your mind being cluttered with everything that’s happened over the last ten years. And once you get your memory back, you’ll still have a different perspective and you and Nick will be able to work things out without all the fighting.”

This one totally kept me guessing!

Amy: How can I sum up the end of What Alice Forgot…

Whiplash.

I feel like my head is spinning. Maybe the wine isn’t helping.

Yep, wine was a bad idea with how this book finished up. I just went through a whirlwind of emotions in the last few chapters, from giddy to anxious to “WHAT?!?” to glorious relief.

One more glass of wine then I’m callin’ it a night.

LOL Amy!!!! This was a fun buddy-read indeed, and I’m 100% in agreeance with you! :D

4 stars  - I dunno. It’s a 5-star quality book in writing AND story. Wonderfully written, quirky and funny, emotional and real, but the perspective jumps and the drawn out “living” had me skimming at times. Er… maybe I should make it 4.5 stars? I dunno… I’m gonna think on it.

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Illegal street-racer alert! And Stacey recommends this series!

Stacey: I recently read the fine line and the fragile line-part 1 and omg!! They were amazing!! I would recommend them to all ya lovers and people who want the emotional whirlwind that comes with them :)

About book #1:

High school senior Liv Evans has one rule: No attachments. She’s lost enough in her life and has vowed to do whatever it takes to make sure she never again feels the emptiness of losing someone she loves. Boys are a fun distraction, but a serious relationship is something she’d rather live without. Her determination for a future free of pain and heartbreak is put to the test when she meets–and quickly forms an unexpected bond–with Logan Tanner.

Logan has always been a free spirit, but ever since a life-changing event took place, which left him doubting the integrity of those who are closest to him, he’s taken that term to a whole new dangerous level. Learning the hard way that life is too short for worries or work–and that women can’t be trusted–Logan has exchanged steady work for street racing. When Liv walks into his world, everything he thought he knew about life and women is challenged.

 

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About book #1:

He intoxicated her. Commanded. Consumed. 

With a dirty mind and a mouth to match, Clay Nichols is everything Julia never knew she wanted and exactly what she cannot have. He walked into her life one night and unlocked pleasure in her that she never knew was possible. Possessing her body, captivating her every thought. Which makes him way too dangerous for Julia to risk her heart, given that she has a price tag on her head. She ran after one mind-blowing week with him, but now he’s back, and determined to make her his own. No matter the cost.

She was a sexy drug to him. Fiery, unforgettable, and never enough, Julia is an enigma, and Clay isn’t willing to let her go without a fight. But she’s got dark secrets of her own that threaten to destroy any chance of happiness. She’s a wanted woman – the stakes are high, her every move is watched, and yet the lure between them can’t be denied. Can two people burned by love trust again when desire and passion are met by danger at every turn?

          

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<— SATURDAY MORNING UPDATE!! HOLY MOLY how did that happen? What Alice Forgot is the one we’ve decided to buddy-read (it was described as an “After I Do” feel) and it just went on sale!!! Who wants to read it with us?

Jennifer: This is an amazing book!!! I ugly cried! Hits you right in the feels. Rips your heart!!

Nadia: I want to buddy read!!

Maryse: Yay Nadia!!!

Sharon: Yes please!

Val: I love this book. It’s my favorite by hers.

Shanna: man I’ve wanted this. And it’s on sale

It’s the time again, where we find the latest book deals, and best book recommendations and compile it all into a Friday Finds list. YAY!!! I LOVE Fridays!!

I haven’t selected my weekend read yet, (I’m still determining my reading mood) but if you’re in the same boat as me, this list might help! ;)

BREAKING NEWS ALERT: Okay sure it’s not really breaking news anymore, but just in case you haven’t heard… many of us have been finding some nice credits in our Amazon (<— that’s where my credit was!), Barnes & Noble & iBook accounts due to an anti-trust settlement that has been refunded to us readers! So check your accounts by going into your “gift card” balances and take a look! This just might be your lucky day. It was mine, for sure, and many of our fellow readers too! :D

Kirstyn: I received one from Amazon and from Apple. If you’ve bought iBooks check your iTunes account as well. $75 from Amazon and $230 from Apple. I’m set on books for awhile.

Ela: Holy BATMAN!!!!!!!!!!!! I AM LOOKING AT Total Gift Cards: $276.54 …Where’s Amy? I’m very curious how much she got!

Maryse: I was wondering the same thing… Amy’s is gonna be crazy.

Amy: *GASP!!!!* Amazon credit?!?!?!?!?!? *goes to check Amazon gift card balance*

Fabi: Amy, did B&N just add a GC to your account?

Amy: I checked my account and it shows a credit of 90.14. :D Time to do some shopping!

Amy: Fabi…I’m pretty sure they just credited my account, kind of like when you load a gift card. I just received the email earlier today with the total amount …. go to My Account—->Gift Cards—->Manage Gift Cards & Credits for Nook Content Also, if I remember correctly you can load GC directly onto your Nook so there is the option to check your balance right on the Nook as well. I have to fire mine up so I can check.

Susan: I didn’t realize how many books I buy and read until I saw my credit. Over $600.00. That will keep me reading for a while. Very excited.

Tessa: Hehehe If I had 600 like Susan, I’d buy their latest kindle. That looks so cool with the charging cover. Susan, congrats and have fun!

Lisakay: My Amazon credit was $6.00, I will take it, but compared to Susan $600…….wow just wow, how awesome for her.

Rebecca: Susan just made me feel so much better about my $321! Lol!! I seriously thought my husband accidentally one clicked gift cards and I was freaking out at first. :-) It’s taking all my self-control not to immediately one-click every single book I want. Heehee

Tessa: anyone who used Google or Sony Reader gets a check later in the mail. It makes sense because the first time I got about twelve dollars in the mail by postcard-check.

Look what we found! (NOTE: bargain priced when I added them, but prices can change on Amazon, so make sure to check before you finalize your order. Sales listed are for Amazon U.S., however some of the Amazon UK links also reflect the sale!):

  • 1985: Careless Whisper (Love in the 80s Book 6) by Misty Provencher <— JUST WENT LIVE! “James told me he would protect me forever and I entrusted him with all my deepest, darkest secrets. I was positive that I knew all of his too…until the end of summer, in 1985.  What I found out ruined me. I could only imagine the gossip…” And then seven years later she gets a call…
  • 1986 by Morgan Parker <— TUMMY TWISTER ALERT! And just for fun, I’m bringing THIS new release back on the list right under “1985″ up there, tee hee! Amy is enjoying it!

Amy: Holy moly…1986 just took a crazy-a$$ turn. Seriously…my tummy is twisting up… ! I am SO glad I went in blind aside from the blurb.

Teresa: I love, love, love this series. I’ve read all three of these books, and all of them were wonderful. I love the cover of My Unexpected Forever.
  • Disclaimer: A Novel by Renée Knight <— PSYCH-THRILLER ALERT!! TashaJ found us this one!

Tasha: “I’m currently 22% into Disclaimer by Renee Knight and really loving it so far! It’s a psych thriller and I’m dying to know this secret she’s been keeping and I’m just getting to this really nail biting part! Yikes! :D So what’s everyone else reading??”

Jen C: Oooh and Disclaimer – read that just over a year ago and it was SO GOOD. Not what I was expecting at all – definitely a surprise great find.

  • Strong Signal (Cyberlove) (Volume 1) by Megan Erickson & Santino Hassell <— M/M ROMANCE ALERT! FABI!!!!!!!!!!!!! Look what’s on super-sale and I just one-clicked it!!!! *happy wiggle*
Fabi: …if I were to recommend to you your first Santino Hassell book, I’d want to steer you towards his collab with Megan Erickson, Strong Signal. It was my favorite of the month when I read it. Santino’s characters are hard and gritty and so freakin’ real. Megan added a certain sweetness factor to Strong Signal that melted my heart.
  • Bad Boys After Dark: Mick by Melissa Foster <— MADE OUT WITH HER BOSS ALERT! Oh oh… masquerade parties cause trouble. The good kind! ”Amanda thinks she’s hit the jackpot when she bags a tall, dark, and sinfully delicious masked man–until she discovers the man she’s made out with is her off-limits boss…”
  • The Warlord’s Wife (A Sons of the North Romance Book 1) by Sandra Lake <— Bev just found this one for us!
“I just saw a positive r e view for a book called The War lord’s Wife. She said it felt like old school. Jerk hero a bit crazy sauce, lol. Now I don’t think he is as bad as they used to come, thank goodness, or as bad as you sometimes like, heh, but sounds fun. I one clicked. It’s a Viking romance.”
  • All Access (The Fangirl Series Book 1) by Liberty Kontranowski <— ROCK STAR FANTASY JUST WENT LIVE!!! She’s a 30-something single mom that is SO in love with a rock star, so she writes a romance book and HE is the muse… and he finds out!! “Kallie writes a smokin’ hot novel featuring a hero who looks and acts an awful lot like Niles — and a heroine who may or may not have a smattering of herself thrown in for fun. When Niles learns about the book and surprise-texts Kallie, the two deliciously complicated creatives become fast friends . . . and so much more…”

DG: So ALL ACCESS….total fangirl book…LOVING it. Haven’t read a rock star book in a long while but this one fits my mood….

Angela: Almost done with it, it’s good…  twists that surprised me. It’s one of those fantasy’s that seems unreal but the author makes it work.

  • The Hardest Fall (Roadmap to Your Heart Book 3) by Christina Lee <— M/M ROMANCE ALERT! JUST WENT LIVE!
  • Everything: A Singed Wings Novel by Erin Noelle <— LIVE!!! STUDENT-TEACHER ROMANCE ALERT! He was on his way to rock-stardom but…”The life I’d always wanted was finally within my reach. All I had left to do was finish out my last semester of high school. But there was one problem: MS, Sloan, the new art history teacher…”
  • A Beautiful Sin by Terri E. Laine & A.M. Hargrove <— Ooooooh FORBIDDEN LOVE CATHOLIC PRIEST ALERT! This one just went live today “She is my weakness, my salvation, my downfall and my freedom. Our sins are bound tighter than fate. My name is Canaan. I am an ordained Roman Catholic priest, forever and always. Her name is Haven. She may be my destiny, my destruction.”
  • One Day Soon by A. Meredith Walters <— SUPER-BARGAIN PRICED!! Sounds angsty, and Nancy found it for us saying: “I just found a great bargain by one of my favorite authors: A. Meredith Walters, and her book ONE DAY SOON…. This is a stand-alone contemporary romance.” Yep… that blurb!!! ”He was the past that I buried, but never forgot. Until the day I found him again, years after believing I had lost him forever. And in cold, resentful eyes, I saw the heart of the man who had been everything when I had nothing at all. So I vowed to hold onto the second chance that was stolen from the children we had been.
Pia: One Day Soon by A. Meredith Walters is a must have. She never disappoints.
  • American Bad Boy: A Military Romance by Eddie Cleveland  & Sadie Black <— NEW COCKY MILITARY HERO HEARTBREAKER ALERT! Here’s another that just went LIVE! ”It’s been a decade since he left. But under his tattoos, I still see the guy who broke my heart when he chose his country instead of me.  I told myself I was over it…”
  • Marry Screw Kill by Liv Morris <— AUTHOR SAYS YOU NEED TO SIT DOWN TO READ THIS ONE! Tee hee! “There are two men in my life. I’m marrying one, want to screw the brains out of another, and by the time this story is over you may want to kill someone. The choices are still pending…” and it’s super bargain-priced today!
  • Screwed by Kendall Ryan <— SHE’S HIS NEW NEIGHBOR & she knows about his reputation. Super-bargain priced today!
  • Signal Bend Series by Susan Fanetti <— LOOKING FOR A GRITTY BIKER ROMANCE SERIES?

Lisa: …if you’re looking for a great MC series get into Susan Fanetti’s Signal Bend series. It rivals Lauren Gilleys series and I am just totally hooked….There is a central couple in each book….told from their POVs but there is an ongoing story of the Horde MC that continues through the series. Best read in order for that reason or you’ll miss the gist of their ongoing feuds and battles.

Ela: LOVED Susan Fanetti’s Signal Bend series BUT it is very violent and graphic so listen to the warnings Susan posts at the end of the blurb!

“…I finally found a book that I couldn’t stay silent about. I love novels like Warprize by Elizabeth Vaughan and The Golden Dynasty by Kristen Ashley and I’ve finally found one that has the same pizazz. All it took was one read through of the summary and I was sold. I one clicked. I just wanted to bring this jewel to your attention. I hope you enjoy it. The book is Pathfinder’s Way by T.A. White.”

  • Can’t Get Enough (River Bend, #2) by Molly McLain <— HER NEW NEIGHBOR IS A SURPRISE SINGLE FATHER ALERT! He just got custody of a daughter he never knew he had and…”…she likes the quiet little town more than she expects, and she can’t resist overextending herself to help her built-like-a-bad-boy neighbor get his life back on track…” It’s super-bargain priced!
  • To See You by Rachel Blaufeld <— REALISTIC & REFRESHING HERO ALERT! Marion is loving this one!!!

“I’m not even 50% in yet but I’d like to recommend a great read ” To See You” by Rachel Blaufeld. What’s refreshing is that the hero in the outset is portrayed in a realistic light, he’s your “every day” guy with all the quirks & insecurities about his appearance like any normal person. Loving it!!!!”

  • The Infamous Ellen James (Infamous Series Book 1) by N.A. Alcorn <— LAUGH-OUT-LOUD INAPPROPRIATE HUMOR ALERT! This was a reader question from yesterday and it sounded hilarious but it’s when Kristin said: “Can it be the one where she goes camping and has to use his socks to dry herself after getting diarrhea?” that I was exceptionally excited to read this for my next funny read. And Melissa says: “Avoiding Amy Jackson (Infamous Series Book 2) is the second one and just as hilarious!”
  • Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo <— FANTASY THRILLER ALERT! One of my new fav authors, Suanne Laqueur just discovered this one and she is LOVING it! Suanne says:

“Have you read Six of Crows? Has anyone read this? Am I insanely late to the party? I don’t care if I’m late because this book is BLOWING MY MIND!!!”

and then…

“Update: finished. I’m a wreck. A WRECK. Read this f**king book!”

  • AUDIOBOOK L:DVERS

    For those going on a road trip soon, or maybe you’ve got some projects that require both hands this weekend but still allows you to “listen”… check out the free audible trial + 2 free audiobooks deal —>

  • AND! Here’s the fun-tool again! —> Find out which of YOUR Kindle books are available as audiobooks at a BARGAIN-PRICE! <— This thing is so cool (Amazon calls it “Matchmaker“)! It’s an Amazon feature, that scans your Kindle books and will list all of the ones you have that are also available as an audiobook at a discounted price (not normal audiobook prices). This way, you can switch back and forth, seamlessly between your ebooks and your audiobooks. VERY COOL!
                   

 

PREORDERS (next week’s!!! :D )

  1. Epic Lies (Epic Fail Book 2) by Trudy Stiles – June 27th 2016
  2. Brutal Discoveries by Kasey Millstead – June 27th 2016
  3. The Bourbon Thief by Tiffany Reisz  June 28th 2016
  4. Shadow Rider: The Shadow Series by Christine Feehan – June 28th 2016
  5. Hard to Serve: A Hard Ink Novella by Laura Kaye – June 28th 2016
  6. Chaos Bound (The Sinner’s Tribe Motorcycle Club) by Sarah Castille – June 28th 2016
  7. Rake’s Redemption (Wind Dragons Motorcycle Club) by Chantal Fernando – June 28th 2016
  8. First Comes Love: A Novel by Emily Giffin – June 28th 2016
  9. Sweet Little Lies: A Heartbreaker Bay Novel by Jill Shalvis – June 28th 2016
  10. Addicted: An Outlaws Novel (The Outlaws Series) by Elle Kennedy – June 28th 2016
  11. Under the Wire: Bad Boys Undercover by HelenKay Dimon – June 28th 2016
  12. Wasteland King (Gallow and Ragged) by Lilith Saintcrow – June 28th 2016
  13. The Curse of Tenth Grave (Charley Davidson Series) by Darynda Jones – June 28th 2016
  14. Awakened by Kate Douglas – June 28th 2016
  15. Having Hope (The Blow Hole Boys Book 4) by Tabitha Vargo – June 28th 2016
  16. The Devil In Disguise (Bad Things Book 1) by Cynthia Eden – June 28th 2016
  17. Killing The Sun: Part 2 by Mara White & K. Larsen - June 28th 2016
  18. Beautifully Decadent (Beautifully Damaged Book 3) by L.A. Fiore - June 28th 2016
  19. Full Tilt by Emma Scott – June 28th 2016 <— I LOVED IT!!!!!! (my review)
  20. Slow Grind (Men of Mornington Book 1) by Missy Johnson - June 28th 2016
  21. We Could Be Beautiful: A Novel by Swan Huntley - June 28th 2016
  22. Playing with Monsters by Amelia Hutchins - June 28th 2016
  23. Bad Teacher by Clarissa Wild - June 28th 2016
  24. Phantom Embrace (Immortal Guardians) by Dianne Duvall – June 29th 2016
  25. Silence Fallen (A Mercy Thompson Novel) by Patricia Briggs – March 7th 2017
  26. Etched in Bone (A Novel of the Others) by Anne Bishop - March 7th 2017

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