Latest Paranormal & Contemporary Romance Book Releases – April 26th 2016

by Maryse on April 26, 2016 · 224 comments

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WEDNESDAY RELEASE UPDATES!!! Oooooh look at THESE now that just went live!

  • Mr. Perfect: A Mister Standalone by J.A. Huss <— OFFICE ROMANCE W/ HER BOSS ALERT!!He is my most forbidden desires unleashed. He is my new secret obsession. He is my Mr. Perfect. Until the moment I realize… There’s no such thing as perfect.
  • VIKTOR by Clarissa Wild <— BEAUTY & THE BEAST? Or more like stripper & the monster…Animal. Monster. Beast. That’s what they call Viktor Melikov, the man who hides in the dark … But even monsters need to be loved. The moment he sees the girl hired to dance for him, everything ceases to exist.” Hmm… that cover doesn’t make him look like a monster. ;)
  • It’s Always Complicated by Julia Kent <— CROSSOVER ALERT! ”This book combines three of Julia Kent’s series in a madcap spectacle that yields one universal truth: love is a journey and not a destination, but people will drive you crazy along the way. Enjoy the ride.”
  • Illicit: A Forbidden Romance by June Gray <— OH. MY. THAT FORBIDDEN BLURB IS CERTAINLY FORBIDDEN. *gasp*!!!!!! “I didn’t set out to fall in love with Jake. Not when he clearly wasn’t mine. He was my mother’s.” And it’s SUPER-BARGAIN priced right now.

Scoti: OMFG!!! 33% into it and just that moment. You know, the moment when you gasp and your heart starts hurting!

     

Now back to our regularly scheduled program ;)

Happy new release day!!!

Lots of goodies (from super-dark, to super-funny) and even though I’m reading another psych-thriller from my TBR list, I’ve got a few on here that made it on, too!  P.S. If you missed it, you must check out my latest 5-star review of Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas. HOLY MOLY fantastic mind-f**k alert!!!!!! LOL!!! I’m still beaming over that one.

Okay so now for the “mini-blurb-jolt” list”: Marry Screw Kill (that one up there to the left has been buzzing… and the blurb sounds crazy. Author says you need to  be sitting down to read this one). YES PLEASE!! Ladies Man (’cause hello? I love romance-angst!!! And it’s Katy Evans so… yeah), After We Fall (hiding from her abusive ex, and it just so happens her new neighbor is a cop!! *swoon*), Tapping The Billionaire (’cause I love office romance, and he’s her boss, and I’m dying to know the true identity of these two authors), Opaque Mirrors (SUPER-DARK sounding, and the blurb had my eyebrows scrunching… plus so many LOVE this popular dark-read author!), Dick: A Bad Boys Novel (the title and premise almost seems eye-rolling and over-the-top, but I can’t help but wonder how a married schoolteacher and the father of one of her student’s – a widely known womanizer – is going to play out).

P.S. Let me know if I’m missing any or if you loved any (from this list or elsewhere).

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  1. Sidebarred: A Legal Briefs Novella by Emma Chase
  2. One Second: Seven, Book 7 by Dannika Dark
  3. Fire Bound by Christine Feehan
  4. Best of My Love: Fool’s Gold, Book 20 by Susan Mallery
  5. Jilo: Witching Savannah, Book 4 by J. D. Horn
  6. Outlaw’s Vow: Grizzlies MC Romance, Book 4 by Nicole Snow
  7. Assumption: Underground Kings, Book 1 by Aurora Rose Reynolds
  8. Ladies Man: Tahoe’s Story: Manwhore, Book 4 by Katy Evans
  9. Ride Hard: A Raven Riders Novel by Laura Kaye
  10. A Buccaneer at Heart: The Adventurers Quartet, Book 2 by Stephanie Laurens
  11. Accidentally Ever After: Accidentally Paranormal, Book 11 by Dakota Cassidy
  12. Sworn to the Wolf: Cherchez Wolf Pack, Book 2 by Lauren Dane
  13. The Raven King: The Raven Cycle, Book 4 by Maggie Stiefvater
            

 

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).

  • Undecided by Julianna Keyes <— “FAMILIAR FEEL” BUT FRESH & FUNNY ALERT! Elizabeth recommends it!!!

“I really really liked it!!! It sounded like it would be something I’d read before BUT it was surprisingly fresh and different while still being familiar. I loved the heroine because I could totally understand her POV. She partied a lot (like a lot ha) her first year in college, got in trouble, and now it’s all work and no play. But life doesn’t work like that and I just loved all the characters and check it out! I feel like it got lost in the shuffle bc it seems like it would be like a lot of other NA but it’s not. Like I said, familiar but fresh and funny!!! The hero does magic tricks which is hilarious bc it’s also kinda cute ha”

  • Save Me by Heidi McLaughlin <— Johanna recommends this one! “Hey Maryse, I finished Save Me by Heidi Mclaughlin last night. So so good. Have you read them? Here with Me is book 1. Do u have any recommendations on a similar book? I love reading about the Navy Seals”
  • Until You: The Fall Away Series by Penelope Douglas <— JERKFACE ALERT!!! Grey lost her mind over this one!
“OMG Jean!!! Read it!!! I’m abusing exclamation points right now, and I don’t even care! I loved Until You even more than Bully! Bully actually only got a 4.5 star rating from me, but Until You got a full 5 star rating!!! Oh hell, now I am going to have to go and read it again! Oh you simply have to read it!!! Jared’s take on everything… it’s… pretzel tummy jerkface angsty brilliance at it’s best!!!”
“I’m excited because I don’t think I have EVER heard it mentioned here (aside from when I’ve mentioned it), and that series is one of those that holds a special place in my heart! I read it in my early PNR-obsessed reading days right after hubby bought me my first Nook, and it’s one of those that just stands out for some reason. I remember TONS of scenes from that series. To be honest, I don’t know if I would go all crazy over it today after getting so many other books under my belt, but I would say to you and anyone else wanting a PNR book with the feels from that whole Twilight time period (that is, if you aren’t too jaded in that genre ;) ) that you should give it a shot…William is too-good-to-believe perfect but sometimes we need that, ya know?”
  • The Selection by Kiera Cass <— DYSTOPIAN ALERT! Amy found us this deal! “The Selection by Kiera Cass…I loved that series!!! Such a great YA dystopian story. :D
  • Over the Hills and Far Away (NOLA’s Own Series Book 1) by Kelli Jean <— ROCK STAR SERIES ALERT! Tessa loves it! “The first book is Over the Hills and Far Away. It’s a rock series that was one of my favorite books of 2015.  :)
  • Eidolon (Wraith Kings Book 2) by Grace Draven <— Grace LOVED this recent release!

Grace: Ildiko and Brishen!!! I loved Radiance and Eidolon both! Eidolon gives a nice level of completion even though there will be more later. It doesn’t leave you hanging! I’m so happy about that. I feared there may be another big Wow at the end of book 2, so I was a little scared knowing it will be a while until a book 3. Turns out it was totally the right decision to go right into the second book. I’m purring like a happy kitty.

Jean: Yes Grace, I was wowed and I’m moving onto Book 2! This is like nothing I’ve ever read before.

       

 

PARANORMAL/FANTASY/SCI-FI/DYSTOPIAN

  1. The Rose and the Dagger by Renée Ahdieh
  2. Z: A Demonica Underworld Novella by Larissa Ione
  3. Bright Blaze of Magic (Black Blade Book 3) by Jennifer Estep
  4. Water’s Wrath (Air Awakens Series Book 4) by Elise Kova
  5. Jilo (Witching Savannah) by J.D. Horn
  6. Gambling on Her Dragon (Charmed in Vegas Book 2) by Anna Lowe & Michelle Fox
  7. Ashes To Ashes: A Ministry of Curiosities Novella (The Ministry of Curiosities Book 5) by C.J. Archer
  8. Wiped (Citizen Saga, Book 5): A Dystopian Romantic Suspense Series by Nicola Claire
  9. Captivated by a Vampire: Billionaire, Rock Stars, Vampires (Immortal Hearts of San Francisco Book 2) by Susan Griscom
  10. The Raven King (The Raven Cycle, Book 4) by Maggie Stiefvater
  11. Hidden (Society Book 4) by Mason Sabre
  12. Healing Cathy (Copper Creek Pack Series Book 2) by Kasey Belle
  13. Saltlands (Population) by Elizabeth Stephens <— DYSTOPIAN/ALIENS
  14. The Stone Key by Gabi Stevens
  15. The Lightning Luminary (The Luminary Chronicles Book 1) by RS McCoy
  16. Immortal Amour (The Genesys Project Book 1) by L.A. Kennedy
  17. Fire Bound (A Sea Haven Novel) by Christine Feehan
  18. Xander’s Tangled Web by Susan A. Royal
  19. Forever and a Night by Lana Campbell
  20. Second Chances by Nancy Pennick
  21. The Siren’s Dance (A Siren Romance) by Amber Belldene
  22. Paladin (Elemental Paladins Book 2) by Montana Ash
                      

 

CONTEMPORARY

  1. Marry Screw Kill by Liv Morris <— WHOA ON THIS ONE!!! LOVE TRIANGLE? Author says you need to read this sitting down. NICE!!! LOL! “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…”
  2. The Year We Turned Forty: A Novel by Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke <— ADDED ON!!!
  3. Ladies Man by Katy Evans <— ANNE IS LOVING IT ALERT!!!!I am 70% into Ladies Man and OMG!! I am loving it!! Its angsty! LOVE IT! Gosh Tahoe is just so… ugh I don’t even know! I want to punch him and kiss him at the same time lol.He’s such a nice guy though that I want him as my best friend/lover/boyfriend/husband lol Can I just say this is one of her best books to date? Yes I said it!
  4. Tyson: A Fireside Novel (Fireside Series) by Stacey Lynn
  5. Shameless by Lex Martin <— HE’S NOW THE GUARDIAN OF HIS BABY NIECE & SHE’S HELPING HIM but… “if I tell him what happened the night his family died, he might hate me…”
  6. Forever, Please (Please, Book Four) (Please Series 4) by Willow Summers
  7. Clarity 5: Loving Liam by Loretta Lost
  8. A Fresh Start (Second Chance Boys Book 1) by Lexi Bissen
  9. Breakaway: (A New Adult Sports Romance) (Pro-U Book 1) by Ali Parker
  10. Survivor (First to Fight Book 2) by Nicole Blanchard <— MILITARY HERO & YOUNG LOVE FOR LIFE UNTIL…real life has a way of dashing dreams—and that happy future we envisioned together? It disappeared at the hands of a monster. Ten years have passed and I’m not the same naïve girl that believed in happily-ever-afters. When unforseen events draw me back to our hometown and I find myself caring for my two teenage brothers, the last thing on my mind should be reconnecting with the hottie-turned-hero who I loved at seventeen.
  11. The Finding Series Boxset: The Finding Series 1-3 by S.K. Hartley
  12. Atlanta’s Most Eligible Bachelor II (Southern Men Don’t Fall In Love Book 2) by Mia Mae Lynne
  13. The Darkness (Equilibrium Book 5) by Kate Thomas
  14. After We Fall: A Take the Fall Novel by Marquita Valentine <— ESCAPED HER ABUSIVE EX & HER NEW NEIGHBOR IS A COP ALERT!Having escaped an abusive marriage, Evangeline simply wants to start over in the small, quiet town of Forrestville. She’s also avoiding all contact with the opposite sex, because she just can’t trust her instincts when it comes to men—not even with the sinfully sexy cop next door…
  15. A Love So Strong by Kathryn Shay
  16. Stubborn Hearts (Timid Souls Book 1) by Melanie Munton
  17. Welcome Home, Cowboy: A Hero’s Welcome Novel by Annie Rains
  18. Tapping The Billionaire (Bad Boy Billionaires Book 1) by Max Monroe <— OFFICE ROMANCE ALERT!! He’s her boss!!! “As his employee, he won’t touch her with a ten foot pole. But she won’t touch him either. Too bad their hormones missed the memo.” AND AND!!! TWO ROMANCE AUTHORS (well-known from what I understand) that wrote this book together and are currently keeping us guessing with their true identities. ;) They interviewed me not too long ago, and I had SO much fun. Can’t wait to find out more!!! *snort* The “book warnings” are hilarious!! SUPER-BARGAIN PRICED, too!
  19. Ain’t She Sweet: A Green Mountain Romance by Marie Force
  20. Bring Me Back by Micalea Smeltzer <— CLEVER BOOK BLURB ALERT!NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR I could have put the typical blurb here. Boy meets girl. They fall in love. Live happily ever after. The end. But this isn’t THAT story.
  21. Sweet Light (The Hazelwood Series) by Alexia Halliwell
  22. Return of the Bad Boy (Second Chance) by Jessica Lemmon <— ROCK STAR FINDS OUT HE HAS A SON ALERT!…she’d never risk giving her heart to a man who has a perfect record for breaking them. Except the man desperate to make things right with his newfound son is nothing like the rock god she’s guarded her heart against for years…
  23. If Only by Dale P. Rhodes Sr.
  24. Saved (Tempted Series Book 2) by Heather Doltrice
  25. The Wedding Pact (The O’Malleys) by Katee Robert <— ARRANGED MARRIAGE BY ENEMY FAMILIES ALERT!
  26. First Kiss (The Academy) (Volume 10) by C.L. Stone <— Robyn found us this one! “Just wanted to let you know C L Stones 10th book in The Academy Ghost Bird Series came out today. It’s called First Kiss! I love these books!
  27. Bend me, Break me, Bind me: The complete Absolution series by Sophia Scarlet
  28. Confessions of a Frisky Fashion Writer (Sex With Cocktails Book 1) by The Vixen
  29. His Deception by Patricia Rosemoor
  30. When I’m with You (Hope Town Book 3) by Harper Sloan <— HARPER SLOAN FORBIDDEN LOVE? It reads as a standalone! “He said I was too young. I said he was perfect. He said our families wouldn’t understand. I said we could weather any storm. He said he would ruin me. And he was right.
  31. Forever Lost: Becoming Elena – Book Two by Melody Anne
  32. FIRE (Elite Forces Series Book 2) by Hilary Storm & Kathy Coopmans
  33. Revealing Her SEAL (ASSIGNMENT: Caribbean Nights Book 4) by Kat Cantrell
  34. Arrangement With A Billionaire (Bad Boy Billionaire Brothers Book 1) by Mandy Rosko
  35. Blinding Lights (Lights of Scotland Book 2) by Jessica Florence
  36. Delta: Revenge by Cristin Harber <— HER BROTHER’S BLACK-OPS TEAM MATE…She’s a staffer at an Embassy, and he’s there to keep them alive. There are bombs and bullets and blood-hungry enemies. And then she’s taken. Gone. Just like his sister. But so much worse.
  37. Something More Than This by Barbie Bohemian
  38. Hell On Heels by Anne Jolin
  39. Close to You: A Novel by Kara Isaac
  40. Make Me Desperate by Beth Kery
  41. Relentless (Relentless Series Book 1) by Alyson Reynolds
  42. Shatter (Unbreakable Bonds Series Book 2) by Jocelynn Drake and Rinda Elliott <— M/M ROMANCE
  43. Ride Hard: A Raven Riders Novel by Laura Kaye <— BIKER BOOK ALERT! She’s on the run from her abusive criminal father… “…when mistrustful Haven Randall lands on the club’s doorstep scared that she’s being hunted, Dare takes her in, swears to keep her safe…
  44. Dex (An Impossible Novella) (Impossible #12) by Julia Sykes
  45. The Kingmaker: A Powerplay Novel by Selena Laurence
  46. His Darling Bride (Echoes of the Heart Book 3) by Anna DeStefano
  47. Serve and Protect (Heroes of Evers, Texas Book 3) by Lori Ryan
  48. Breeding of Lilacs (Coral Cove Book 1) by Laura Kennedy
  49. Just One Touch: A Black Alcove Novel (The Black Alcove Series Book 3) by Jami Wagner
  50. Die Tomorrow (Live Today Book 3) by Savana Jade
  51. Opaque Mirrors by Courtney Lane <— COURTNEY LANE DARK READ ALERT!! Also listed as horror? But I have NO CLUE what to think of this blurb… what does it mean??!! “He was supposed to remain a porn star—the source of my fantasies—in my expansive collection of torture porn. But he found me, and he only wants one thing from me. He calls it the ultimate orgasm; death. He gives me the illusion of choice—my life or his. I thought my choice would be the end of my troubles, but it followed me to a town known for its close-minded, small population and hypocritical way of thinking…
  52. Debauched (Undone Book 3) by Jennifer Dawson
  53. No Simple Sacrifice (Secrets of Stone Book 5) by Angel Payne and Victoria Blue
  54. The Watson Brothers by Lori Foster
  55. Enduring the Wild Sparks by Ren Alexander
  56. Safe With You by Sophie Lira <— EX-BASEBALL STAR & SHE’S HIDING FROM HER ABUSIVE BOYFRIEND ALERT! “Broken and alone, Olivia and Kyle could be exactly what the other needs. Just as they begin to trust what they’re feeling, things take a dangerous turn when Olivia’s past catches up to her…”
  57. The Hook by Elisa Gioia
  58. Bed of Lies (A Chesterton Scandal Novel) by Shelly Ellis
  59. Fiancé for Keeps (A West Side Romance) by Gail Chianese
  60. Sin on the Run (Women of Vegas) by Lucy Farago
  61. Flip This Love (Coastal Heat) by Maggie Wells
  62. Dick: A Bad Boys Novel by R.C. Stephens <— MARRIED TEACHER & HER STUDENT’S BAD-BOY FATHER ALERT!!!I was shocked to learn Eden was my son’s kindergarten teacher… I’d slept around with the lonely rich mothers at the school and had earned a reputation. A reputation Eden knew about… Eden was on the untouchable list—the band on her finger screamed, “I’m taken.” But when she got into trouble with her husband she asked me for help and I obliged…
  63. Fallen For You (Killer Next Door Series Book 1) by Carlie Sexton
  64. Her Kind of Man (Edge of Scandal) by Elle Wright
  65. Matt (The Malloys of Montana) by R. C. Ryan
  66. Moth by Jennifer Foor <— UNDERCOVER DEA agent in college!!Posing as a college student, he sets out to learn more about his estranged younger sibling, infiltrating his circle of friends to further help the investigation. The moment he meets Windy Lewis he knows she holds the answers.

                                                                

PRE-ORDERS (next week’s!!! :D )

  1. A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses) by Sarah J. Maas – May 3rd 2016
  2. Night Shift: A Novel of Midnight, Texas by Charlaine Harris - May 3rd 2016
  3. Alpha Wolf Need Not Apply (Silver Town Wolf) by Terry Spear - May 3rd 2016
  4. Swear on This Life by Renee Carlino - May 3rd 2016
  5. Wicked Heart by Leisa Rayven - May 3rd 2016
  6. Never Let You Go by Monica Murphy  - May 3rd 2016
  7. Blown Away by Brenda Rothert - May 3rd 2016
  8. Last Mile: A Vicious Cycle Novel (Vicious Cycle Novel, A) by Katie Ashley – May 3rd 2016
  9. Swear on This Life by Renee Carlino - May 3rd 2016
  10. Dominated: The Enforcers (The Enforcers series) by Maya Banks - May 3rd 2016
  11. Deception (Infidelity Book 3) by Aleatha Romig - May 3rd 2016
  12. The Apartment: A Novel by Danielle Steele – May 3rd 2016
  13. Honor: A Welcome to the Point Novel by Jay Crownover – May 3rd 2016
  14. Make Me Risk It by Beth Kery - May 3rd 2016
  15. Fighting Fate (Fighting Series Book 7) by J.B. Salsbury – May 3rd 2016
  16. Invision: Chronicles of Nick by Sherrilyn Kenyon – May 3rd 2016 <— Tessa is excited!! “Invision: Chronicles of Nick by Sherrilyn Kenyon comes out May 3 too. *happy dance* The last one was a huge game changer and I can’t wait to read what happens next. When the series is over, we better get Nick’s Dark Hunters book!”
  17. Jack & Coke (The Uncertain Saints Book 2) by Lani Lynn Vale - May 6th 2016

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Grey April 26, 2016 at 11:29 AM

Yay! A new week, a new blog post…and I’m on spring break. *cracks knuckles* Let’s do this!!!

Tessa April 26, 2016 at 12:02 PM

I already got the billionaire one. That one looks light and fun. Marry, Screw, Kill… talk about tummy twists. Sounds interesting.

Invision: Chronicles of Nick by Sherrilyn Kenyon comes out May 3 too. *happy dance* The last one was a huge game changer and I can’t wait to read what happens next. When the series is over, we better get Nick’s Dark Hunters book!

Stephanie April 26, 2016 at 12:20 PM

I needed your list today because I felt like I was missing something after I finished all my one-clicking on my Kindle this morning. I don’t think I missed anything but it still feels like I did. Anyway, BIG Marie Force fan so I’m excited for the next Green Mountain book. I also enjoy Harper Sloan so I one-clicked When I’m With You. I’ve also got Ladies Man waiting to be read. So much to read so little time. And now I see Renee Carlino has a new book next week. I don’t even need read what it’s about. That will be a one-click next week for sure.

Maryse April 26, 2016 at 12:36 PM

Tessa…. I’ve always had a HUGE crush on Nick. He used to be SO cute and hilarious with Acheron… “Ash! You almost made me eat the stinky cheese!!!”

And then *boom* BAD-ASS!!! NICE!

Maryse April 26, 2016 at 12:36 PM

Grey! I’m ready!!!!

Maryse April 26, 2016 at 12:36 PM

Stephanie!! I know. I love Renee Carlino so that will be a sure read. I have to check out the blurb too…

Fabi April 26, 2016 at 12:57 PM

Chronicles of Nick is one of my few hardcover collections. I’ve been eyeing the calendar for a while now. Almost here.

Tasha J April 26, 2016 at 1:55 PM

Added Tapping the Billionaire, been looking for a light and funny so hope this one hits the spot! I finished Moon Called (Mercy Thomson series #1) and absolutely loved it – I can tell already this ones going to be one of my all time fav pnr series. Waiting On book 2 from the library, so in the meantime started The Passage by Justin Cronin – I think Jan130 recommended it -so far so good but very early in. Ok so also wanted to mention 2 more I’ve added to my tbr I didn’t see up there today, The Year We Turned Forty by Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke and Finding London by Ellie Wade. AND! Remember Nero by Sarah Brianne?! I read that back in 2014 and loved loved it…been following her bc I was really intrigued by Chloe’s story and we’re finally getting it April 30! :) It’s going to be a two book thing though bc she’s got 2 guys after her heart, but I’m ok with that! Yay!!

Ela April 26, 2016 at 2:24 PM

I really got into the Dark Hunter series so when Nick Chronicles came out as a YA series I wasn’t a fan especially after how he treated Acheron. I guess I just didn’t feel invested in yet another series in the Dark Hunter world. Looking now there are just so many books in that world that criss cross, I feel overwhelmed just looking at the list.

Jean April 26, 2016 at 2:36 PM

Grey, I’m jealous. Wish I had a spring break. Plan on starting Until You tonight if I don’t get sidetracked by something else…..which is always possible.

Never made it to the second Kings Wraith book, but plan to soon.

Marry Screw Kill….yep, I’m intrigued! Grabbed the billionaire one! And had to grab Dick (no comments please…lol!)

I WANT DANGEROUS GIRLS SO BAD BUT THE PRICE IS KILLING ME!

Whatcha reading now Maryse?

Maryse April 26, 2016 at 3:09 PM

Now I’m reading “The Kind Worth Killing” – it’s another that Sadie and Tracie went crazy for, and Sadie has been INSISTING. This one is full-on adults, and his wife is cheating on him (he’s super rich), and he meets a woman on a plane and they “bond” and she tells him that she’ll help him get rid of her. *gasp*

That’s crazy enough as it is, but not necessarily what would have attracted me to the book. Murder plot books and detective-type books are rarely my thing but because it’s a psych-thriller, I have the impression (by what I’ve heard from others) that this thing is going to twist in a way that I won’t see coming.

Ela April 26, 2016 at 3:25 PM

Geez Maryse! Why do you INSIST on reading the expensive books???

Jean April 26, 2016 at 3:30 PM

I thought the same thing Ela! And that book is really expensive! Crap!

Ela April 26, 2016 at 3:38 PM

I know RIGHT!!!!???? I sense a conspiracy!!!!!!!

No martinis for Maryse *sticks out tongue* or any other cocktails!

Maryse April 26, 2016 at 3:48 PM

Is it expensive? GAH! You wanna know, I’m thinking I get these back when they’re on sale… they’re my one-clicks that I can’t help myself over, and then “shelve” until later.

Later is now!! :D LOL!

Maryse April 26, 2016 at 3:49 PM

GIMME MARTINIS!!!!!!!!!

:P

Cheryl April 26, 2016 at 4:35 PM

I’m still reading Over The Hill’s and Far Away- the NOLA series. Tessa I commented in a previous post about this, but thought would include here because more recent:

Tessa, I’m actually liking NOLA for the most part; I don’t find it so much angst as just anxious on how this is going to turn out, since it is 3 books. I didn’t mean to imply that book 1 better not have a CH or not conclude the story; just unless the first book is really crappy, I *have* to finish any series I start. Also, what’s with the “that person looks really familiar.” Both MC’s have made those comments…

Tessa April 26, 2016 at 4:45 PM

I’m not telling you why they look familiar. Book one is the least antsy, but there is way more. See, now I’m really curious what you think. I do get the have to read thing. I usually do too or I won’t finish it due to forgetting stuff. :/ It happens a lot.

Lauren April 26, 2016 at 4:46 PM

First book in the Eden Trilogy (Eternal Eden) by Nicole Williams is FREE!!

Anne April 26, 2016 at 5:26 PM

Amazing list Maryse! Thank you.

Tapping the Billionaire and Dick sound great! One clicking now. I want to go home and keep reading Ladies Man! I’ve been thinking about Tahoe all day. I think I might have a tiny crush lol

Cheryl April 26, 2016 at 5:54 PM

—-> “Book one is the least antsy, but there is way more.” Tessa, my first thought on who they are is the group of girl’s that was at the concert where Phil and Kenna first met, but now I’m thinking it’s more complicated.

Sharon April 26, 2016 at 6:03 PM

I just finished Sidebarred by Emma Chase. It’s was really cute. Jake Becker is just too adorable in an alpha way. I also read Forever Pucked by Helena Hunting and that was enjoyable too. Now I need angst. Uber angst. After I Do isn’t angsty yet. Does it get better?

MichelleS April 26, 2016 at 6:10 PM

I’m NOT buying a book titled “Dick”. Nope. I draw the line right there. Seriously??? Ack!

Grey April 26, 2016 at 6:17 PM

Wow, there is a whole lot that I want to read on this list. But I have to be completely honest. The one that stole my interest first… Until You *giggle* kidding. Sort of… READ IT!

Ok, All of the ones in Maryse’s initial blurb have my attention… I actually have Dangerous Girls in my kindle already though. So I think I’m gonna go with that one first. But I had a 20 dollar Amazon gift card, so I’m gonna go ahead and get all the rest of them I think, *giggle* NO SELF CONTROL! Maybe I’ll wait til tomorrow…

Fabi April 26, 2016 at 6:56 PM

LOL MichelleS, after Cocky Bastard and Big Rock I didn’t think Dick was that bad. After all there are still older Richards that go by Dick.

I did get the sample. After the title caught my attention, I read the blurb and it sounds good.

Maryse April 26, 2016 at 6:57 PM

Yeah and his name is “Richard” but everyone calls him Dick. ;) See? So it’s okay. LOL!!!!! :P

Tasha J April 26, 2016 at 7:50 PM

The Kind Worth Killing I started a couple months ago, it was a library loan and both my Mom and I got to about 70% before it took it back. Grrrr. I waited forever on the wait list and I had Pretty Girls at the same time and didn’t read them fast enough-seriously hate when that happens. We’ve been on the wait list again ever since, it was really good!

Mara April 26, 2016 at 7:56 PM

Somebody read something by julianna Keyes so we can talk about it HA
Also can’t wait for Sarah J Maas’ next. Hope it’s good
I sampled a bunch from this list but haven’t taken the plunge yet

bev April 26, 2016 at 8:05 PM

I’ve read Julianna Keyes.
Not the new one though.

bev April 26, 2016 at 8:06 PM

You know what Maryse hasn’t watched?

And it’s my special day.

Rebecca April 26, 2016 at 8:17 PM

For me, it was all about The Rose And The Dagger, and wishing A Court Of Mist and Fury would get here already!!

Fabi April 26, 2016 at 9:02 PM

Bev! Is it your birthday?

Lisa M April 26, 2016 at 9:03 PM

I just finished Ladies Man. Oh my nerves, it was so amazing, so hot!!!! I could not put it down. My heart was pounding non stop!! Katy Evans writing is so spectacular!! LM went right to the top of my tbr list!! Loved the whole series!! Looking forward the Callan’s story next & the new series Katy has coming out this year!!

Fabi April 26, 2016 at 9:07 PM

Lisa M I haven’t seen a single person who’s read it and has not had that same amazing reaction. I’m so sad I’m not caught up on that series so I can read Ladies Man. :-( I love Katy Evans.

Lisa M April 26, 2016 at 9:16 PM

Fabi, stop what you are reading now & get caught up!!! Lol!! I couldn’t put down any of the books in the series!! What book are you on?

Amy April 26, 2016 at 9:19 PM

“I’m NOT buying a book titled “Dick”. Nope. I draw the line right there.” <—- *snorrrrrrrrrrt!!!* You're hilarious, MichelleS. ;)

One-click heaven today!!
Marry, Screw, Kill (HECK YEAH!!!)
The Year We Turned Forty (forgot I preordered that :D )
Bring Me Back (yes, I fell for the hook that author threw out)
Return of the Bad Boy (I love long lost love-unknown kid stories!)
The Wedding Pact (how FUN)
Opaque Mirrors (what the actual f%&k? Click!!)

Here Maryse, I got you covered… *hands Maryse TWO lemon square martinis* So. Freaking. Yummy.

Amy April 26, 2016 at 9:34 PM

Sharon…for me, After I Do was more emotionally intense as she tried to work through that year. It wasn’t a typical angsty read to me, BUT there were a few moments that tickled my angst fancy and had my chest clenching. Like that three-word email. *oomph!*

Bev…is it your birthday?!?

By the way Maryse…I’m LOVING Dangerous Girls. :D

Lisa April 26, 2016 at 9:51 PM

I am so excited Renee Carlinos new book is out this week. Love her writing. Cant wait.

Happy Birthday Bev!! ;)

Maryse April 26, 2016 at 10:14 PM

*sips the tart yumminess*

AND YAY to the Dangerous Girls love! :D !!!!

Maryse April 26, 2016 at 10:14 PM

Happy birthday bev!!!!!!!!!! :D !!!!

*blows funny *squeee* noise maker*

bev April 26, 2016 at 10:46 PM

It is. Doesn’t it make you want to watch Sherlock. Better than birthday cake.

bev April 26, 2016 at 10:49 PM

Fabi, JR did make me cry—in parts. But I also cheered. And the characters just stayed in my head for days afterwards. Read it. Seriously.

Fabi April 26, 2016 at 10:55 PM

Happy happy birthday Bev!!!

And omg, no wonder we’re so in tune and still butt heads. We’re both Taurus. *snort* Mine’s the 28th.

bev April 26, 2016 at 10:58 PM

Happy (early) Birthday!
Taurus rules.

Fabi April 26, 2016 at 10:58 PM

Lisa M, unfortunately I haven’t started that series yet even though Manwhore has been on my tbr since the day it came out. :-( <— seriously sad face.

Fabi April 26, 2016 at 11:02 PM

…and also seriously, why would I worry about a book called Dick when I have Manwhore on my tbr. OMG the depths I’ve sunk to. *eye roll*

But…people…really…I don’t want to cry. Why??? Do y’all rec teary books to me? I just want loooove. *snicker*

Fabi April 26, 2016 at 11:03 PM

Bev, lol, Taurus rules ’cause we’re too stubborn not to. ha!

bev April 26, 2016 at 11:33 PM

Yes, we are. And slow moving but steadfast.

bev April 26, 2016 at 11:35 PM

Seriously, this us a sign. I clicked on Fug Girls. And look who I saw. Maryse, you can’t ignore the universe.
http://www.gofugyourself.com/your-afternoon-man-bantamweight-crinkleyes-04-2016

Amy April 26, 2016 at 11:52 PM

Taurus, huh? Well that explains Bev’s bullheadedness…”read this and watch that, but don’t ask me to read or watch your recs.”

:P

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BEV!!!!!!!

Amy April 26, 2016 at 11:55 PM

Okay, I have to whine a little. Tune me out now if you don’t want to hear it. :P

I found a sample I picked up a while ago, and now the book can’t be found and I. Want. It. BADLY. Holier Than Thou by Laura Buzo. From the blurb: “Grief and longing run like veins of quicksilver through this beautiful novel, at once gloriously funny and achingly sad.” WHY?? Why can’t I get it?!?

*sigh*

bev April 27, 2016 at 12:04 AM

Thank you.

I’ll blame it on my sign, lol.

Jan130 April 27, 2016 at 2:20 AM

Whoah. What a mighty list, Maryse. I’ve been away for a couple of days and have just had a look! Phew! I always enjoy your bold print, in caps ALERTS, too. Great teasers. Also sometimes they make me laugh! (If you imagine some of them out of context … LOL) Keep up the great work, Maryse.

I’m still in Last Hour of Gann mode. 63%. That book is one big read. Very full on. I haven’t really read anything else like it, actually. I really like it, altho’ I’m taking a bit of a break cos it’s just so freaking intense. I decided to read something else for a bit just to give myself some head space. So I started Written In Red. haven’t read Anne Bishop before. I quite like it, but found it a bit gross that the Others actually eat humans. But the storyline has hooked me in so I suppose I’ll just have to get over myself. I will be back into LHoG once my head has cleared a bit!

Jan130 April 27, 2016 at 2:36 AM

I like the way people appear to write their real opinions on these discussions. Sadly the reviews for new books on amazon and elsewhere are sometimes ridiculously over the top, with multiple 5 star raves for books that I have sometimes found to be just ‘meh’. (And surely I’m not the only one???) I know we all have different tastes, but I get annoyed if I think a review is unjustifiably OTT. Honesty is a much better policy.

So I like it when I read other’s comments about books they didn’t like as much, and why. Makes me really think about the book in question, and what I like/ don’t like in books. If I write a negative comment about a book, I’m not intending to target or hurt anyone or insult their taste. I’m just callin’ it as I see it, in the interest of frank and interesting discussion.

In that vein, my current pet peeve is books where the heroine has a potty mouth. Yeh, call me an old fashioned sexist. (Ouch! No peanuts!) but a few books I have tried lately have pretty much opened with our fair heroine pointlessly dropping the *f* bomb and even the *c* bomb in casual conversation. I don’t like this and it puts me off the whole book. Swearing is fine in it’s place (e.g. an extreme situation) and doesn’t worry me then, but as an everyday way to talk, no thanks.

Lisa April 27, 2016 at 4:30 AM

Amy that book is available on Amazon Australia:

https://www.amazon.com.au/gp/aw/d/B007TGJCNY?pc_redir=T1

Grey April 27, 2016 at 7:42 AM

Dangerous Girls… Oh. Em. Gee. I am FLoving it. Maryse… girl, this book is off the chain fantabulous!!!

Happy belated birthday to bev!!!

Jean… check in Jean… are you reading Until You??? I have to know…

Jean April 27, 2016 at 8:00 AM

GREY! I SERIOUSLY LOVE YOU RIGHT NOW! I AM FREAKING OUT OVER UNTIL YOU!!!

You were so right that it is a totally different story than Tate’s in Bully. I could not stop reading and stupid work is getting in my way today! I just want to get back to it asap! My heart is aching for Jared….I love him! Love him! I definitely see a book fog coming after this one!

Anyone who has not read Bully and Until You, GET ON IT NOW!

Oh and happy belated birthday bev:)

Ela April 27, 2016 at 8:57 AM

Happy belated Birthday Bev!

Jean April 27, 2016 at 9:26 AM

Guys, I just read an excerpt from Dirty (Raw #2 by Belle Aurora, release date May 23). Holy crap! It made my heart start racing immediately! I’m excited!

Also, just found a perfect book for Amy coming out May 10. The Ending I Want by Samantha Towle. Blurb sounds angsty, tear jerky, and like it will hurt big time! Perfect Amy scenario!

Ela April 27, 2016 at 9:43 AM

JEAN I CAN’T WAIT FOR RAW 2!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And I also have that Samantha book on my TBR!

I just stumbled on an awesome sounding PNR series!!!!!!!!! Tessa! This has your name all over it!

https://www.goodreads.com/series/155275-air-awakens

Maryse April 27, 2016 at 11:22 AM

Grey!!!

I KNEW IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Gah. I wish I had made a reaction video for THAT one… quite a few jaw-dropping moments in it, but at one point… yeah I wish saw my own face. *snort*

Anne April 27, 2016 at 1:09 PM

Finished Ladies Man and loved it!! They connected on every level before starting a physical one and thats why it was so good! It was beautifully written. You can actually feel what they were feeling and thats what I look for in a book. I can honestly say this is my favorite book from Katy. Sorry Remy lol!

Anne April 27, 2016 at 1:10 PM

Happy belated birthday Bev! Big hugs!

Robyn April 27, 2016 at 1:16 PM

Just finished Ladies Man! Oh Boy, am I in love with that book. It had me squeeing on every page. It was an angsty and filled with everything you could want in a romantic book! I need more books like this

Ok on to other things…….Tiffany Snow has the Kathleen Turner books at .99! If you haven’t read this series you are seriously missing out. Get them why they are at this great price!

Stephanie Hudson just released book 7 in her Afterlife series…..hello Dominic Draven anyone?? It’s called Sacrifice of the Septimus! Can’t wait to get my Draven on!

Mr. perfect by JA Huss went live and Caged book 2 in the Mackenzie Grey series by Karina Espinosa is out also. Book 1 is called Shift and I’ve been waiting forever for this second book to come out. It’s a fabulous shifter series!

Jean April 27, 2016 at 1:30 PM

Robyn, do you have to read the Manwhore series before Ladies Man because I haven’t read that series yet! (But I’m jealous of all the love I’m seeing for LM)!

Ela April 27, 2016 at 1:45 PM

Hey Jean, I know I’m not Robyn but I don’t think you need to read the Manwhore books first to read this one. I hope this is true because I don’t remember them…..so sad but true.

Maryse April 27, 2016 at 1:48 PM

I was wondering too. Thanks Ela!!!

Jean April 27, 2016 at 1:50 PM

Thanks Ela! Unfortunately, we all have that memory issues when it comes to our books!

Maryse April 27, 2016 at 2:21 PM

Agreed… I sometimes need to go over my reviews just to remember. Sometimes I find one on sale, and I’m all… “OH I remember everyone loving this one and the blurb is SO good”. I should one-click it. And then I try, and it says I already own it. And then, I check in my reviews, and OH. There it is. I already read it. *sigh*

Ela April 27, 2016 at 2:25 PM

OMG! LMAO! *book nerd problems #1001* *remembering a book we read*

Maryse April 27, 2016 at 2:32 PM

hahahah!!!

Yep… sometimes I realize THAT’S the reason I remembered it “being well loved”

And then sometimes it’s just ’cause it wasn’t that memorable. :-|

An instance of “the blurb was better than the book”

Tessa April 27, 2016 at 2:38 PM

Happy belated birthday Bev! *throws confetti* *throws peanut at Maryse for Murder of Crows in her honor*

Ela, yeah. I just wish-listed that. Thanks for the recommendation. It’s totally my type. :)

Grey, you realize how much I adore that series? Until You gutted me just like Bully. It’s how same time-frame, different POV should be done. It was insane.

I’m reading the Eden book. I’m not in enough to really have a say yet. :/

Maryse April 27, 2016 at 3:03 PM

*peanut bonks me on the nose*

Ouch!!! LOL Tessa!!!!! Thanks. ;)

Don’t forget everyone!!! Tomorrow is Fabi’s birthday. We have almost-twins here. :D

Tessa April 27, 2016 at 3:11 PM

All this Courtyard talk has me wanting to read Marked in Flesh again.

Fabi April 27, 2016 at 3:24 PM

lol Maryse. Fabi’s hitting the big 50 tomorrow so nowhere near twin status with Bev. :-) but no worries, I can still squee like a little girl over a hot book hero.

Maryse April 27, 2016 at 3:25 PM

I. Said. Twins!!!! :| <— Bossy.

LOL!

50 is awesome. My mom is in her 60′s and gorgeous and she squees over book-boys with us, too.

Ela April 27, 2016 at 3:28 PM

Fabi!!!!!!!!!! YOU LADY ARE YOUNG!!!!!!!!!!!!! HAPPY EARLY BIRTHDAY! Will you have strippers and a party???

MARYSE!!!!!!!!!??????????? I’m with Tessa on this one YOU HAVE TO CONTINUE WITH THE SERIES!

Fabi April 27, 2016 at 3:31 PM

Ela – meh – strippers are overrated. I’d rather get cozy with a good book and a sweet drink.

Ela April 27, 2016 at 3:35 PM

Not even if the Magic Mike crew showed up???

Fabi April 27, 2016 at 3:46 PM

EXCEPT if the Magic Mike crew showed up. ;-)

Robyn April 27, 2016 at 4:53 PM

Jean……no you don’t need to read the Manwhore books first. I read Ladies Man not even knowing it was part of a series! You are going to love it!!

Jean April 27, 2016 at 4:58 PM

Thanks Robyn!

MichelleS April 27, 2016 at 6:06 PM

Happy Belated Birthday Bev! Hope it was full of Amazon gift cards! My gift to you is a kiss from Simon, Rhage, Bran and Charles. SMACK!!

Fabi – this year is my big five-oh too!! In December. I lie about my birthdate all the time, but I’m admitting it here.

I can’t get Manwhore either, because I share my Kindle account with a friend (old kindle, she sees everything that comes up on my account). Bad enough I buy m/m (she gasps) and bikers (she doesn’t get it). I need another kindle account for my taboo reads.

Lisa April 27, 2016 at 6:08 PM

I am loving all the ‘happy’ Ladies Man is bringing. I adored the Manwhore series….Saint was an amazing H. It’s not a series I would forget….but Ela, Maryse and Co I have had that happen to me WAY too many times…when Ive read all the rec’s for a book, read the blurb and thought ‘Ive GOT to read that’ only to discover I already have….and enjoyed it no less (according to my star rating).
Just shows we book nerds read too many books!

Happy Birthday Fabi. Flirty Fifty and fabulous. Congratulations.

Fabi April 27, 2016 at 6:13 PM

Thanks Lisa.

MichelleS I’ve been telling people for years that I’m 50 or close to 50 – now I’m finally there. hahaha I guess I lie in reverse.

bev April 27, 2016 at 7:26 PM

Deeper by Robin York is 1.99. You all know how I LOVE this book.
If you haven’t Read it.

bev April 27, 2016 at 7:33 PM

Oooh. I feel like our names should rhyme. I could be babi or you could be fev.

bev April 27, 2016 at 7:34 PM

And thank you all for the wishes. And the kisses, lol.

Grey April 27, 2016 at 7:45 PM

Dangerous Girls. Definitely recommend. Holy sh*tballs! Yes Maryse, omg yes! So so good, like I could see it! I knew what was coming. eeek! 5 stars for me too!

Amy April 27, 2016 at 7:58 PM

Jean!!! That IS a book for me! :D You’re going to buddy read it with me right? Right?? ;)

Thank you Lisa! Unfortunately, I’m a strictly ebook girl, but I might make an exception. MIGHT. I don’t know. *sigh* :?

Tessa…for me, Eden was a little slow when she was going through the whole “teaching” thing (when they had to keep things secret) and a little bit when she went to meet the family. But when they came back from meeting his family, things REALLY picked up. And then book two happened and *oomph!* Honestly though, like with any other book…if it doesn’t work for you, don’t try and force it, ya know?

Amy April 27, 2016 at 8:05 PM

Oh man Grey…between your reaction and Maryse’s, I can’t wait to get to *those* parts. My overactive brain already thinks it knows what’s going on, but I am REALLY hoping for a nice blindsiding blow…those are the BEST!

Awww, Bev’s birthday yesterday and Fabi’s birthday tomorrow…birthday fun all around!!! *skips around tossing candy confetti while handing out birthday cake pudding shots* Love you guys! :D

Oh hey…birthday role call! If y’all want to, post your birthdays…IF you want to. I remember a few birthdays around here, but I can’t believe I never made note of everyone’s before.

Fabi April 27, 2016 at 8:09 PM

lol — Fev — did you do anything nice for your birthday yesterday?

bev April 27, 2016 at 8:24 PM

Not really. But a bit of friend time, bit of family time.

Any big plans?

Cheryl April 27, 2016 at 8:24 PM

Happy belated birthday Bev!! You have the same birthday as my daughter!!

Happy 50th birthday Fabi. Welcome to the fifty club. ;)

Maryse April 27, 2016 at 8:25 PM

Tee hee!!!!
:D YAY GREY!!!

Cheryl April 27, 2016 at 8:26 PM

As soon as I finish the Nola Series I’m going to take a look at all these new releases. Also, house full of family visiting that is messing with my reading time.

bev April 27, 2016 at 8:27 PM

Happy Birthday to your daughter. Another Taurus.

Amy April 27, 2016 at 8:32 PM

Hey guys, Relentless by Karen Lynch is free (it’s a good YA-ish PNR) and Bait my M. Mabie is free as well.

Okay…I have my hot tea, I’m wrapped up in my fluffy blanket, and I’m settling in for the night with Dangerous Girls. *rubs hands together*

Grace April 27, 2016 at 11:39 PM

Agh! *runs around in circles like her hair is on fire* I feel like I’ve been off planet! Finished LHofG and there are sooooo many books to read!!!

Deep breathe…

Bev and Favi – Very, Very Happy Birthday wishes to you both!

Ok! Help. I haven’t read Bully or Until You. I need to choose one right now. I need to know which one to pick first. I’m leaning toward Until You. What think you all? My brain is a bit toasted after LHofG and I’m going to read something super fluffy first, maybe a couple, then I think I’m in the mood for a good bully to ease back into more drama.

Ungh…*sits staring off into space oblivious to peanuts flying and martinis denied or demanded or anything really*

Jan130 April 28, 2016 at 12:05 AM

Oh wow Grace – you’ve finished Last Hour of Gann. Well done! I’m still only up to 65%, the bit where … hang on. No. No spoilers. This book is definitely ‘a wild ride’ as someone described it, and I’m still fluvvin it. And I totally get your sitting staring into space thing, after reading that massive, intense book. BTW has anyone read any other books by R.Lee Smith? If so, any good, or is the Gannster a one-off?

Went to see the film Belle this arvo (nope, not Bella, nothing to do with Twilight LOL). 2013 British costume drama. (Put on as a fundraiser by our local hospital auxiliary). Lovely film, based on an inspirational and romantic true story. Beautiful sets and costumes (set in 1770s). Loved it. For all you historical fans out there, highly recommended.

Jan130 April 28, 2016 at 12:25 AM

Hmmm. R. Lee Smith’s Land of the Beautiful Dead (released Oct 2015) has got some very encouraging reviews. (Absolute rave reviews on amazon.com ….) But described as ‘erotic horror’. Hmmm, again. *scratches head* Has anyone read it?

Anyhoo, guess I’d better put my head down and finish Last Hour of Gann first. Still got a third to go of this fabulous, exciting, original book. Cookin’ dinner can wait. *puts footrest of chair up and leans back with freshly charged kindle in hand* Ahhhhh…..

Grace April 28, 2016 at 3:58 AM

Jan130 – Ha Ha Ha! I was so obsessed with the story I missed eating altogether. I just had no idea what time it was. I don’t think I have ever read another book that had my tension built up like that before. It was relentless! I was happy at the end though, that always makes it all worth it. Be sure to post when you are done. I want know what you thought of it (in general unspoilery terms of course).

Grey April 28, 2016 at 5:10 AM

Grace, you have to read Bully first! Then Until You… Trust me… It’s necessary…

Paula April 28, 2016 at 6:29 AM

Just catching up on all the comments, not been here for ages..

Amy – they have the ebook in Amazon UK – http://www.amazon.co.uk/Holier-Than-Thou-Laura-Buzo-ebook/dp/B007TGJCNY?ie=UTF8&keywords=holier%20than%20thou&qid=1461842814&ref_=sr_1_5&s=digital-text&sr=1-5

bev April 28, 2016 at 7:58 AM

Happy Birthday Fabi!!!!

I hope it is a wonderful day.

Jean April 28, 2016 at 8:16 AM

Happy birthday Fabi! Hope you get time to lose yourself in an awesome book! And bev, hope you had a good one too!

Jean April 28, 2016 at 8:18 AM

Grey? You out there? I’m still not done Until You (sidetracked by RL), but guess what, I don’t want to leave this book! I want it to last forever……I could get lost in it forever! LOVE, LOVE, LOVE!!!!!!

Ela April 28, 2016 at 8:34 AM

HAPPY BIRTHDAY FABI

Maryse April 28, 2016 at 8:35 AM

Happy birthday Fabi!!!! :D

Tessa April 28, 2016 at 9:37 AM

Happy Birthday Fabi! *more confetti thrown*

8Squee* Yeah, more people loving Until You. Both Bully and Until You, *clutches chest* Gah!

Ela April 28, 2016 at 10:02 AM

Finished Rush…what to read next???

Paula April 28, 2016 at 10:23 AM

You need to read endless possibilities next Ela!!

Ela April 28, 2016 at 10:40 AM

SQUIRREL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I just found a nice PNR My Commander by Alanea Alder

Fabi April 28, 2016 at 12:58 PM

Thank you for all the birthday wishes guys. Love y’all!

Grey April 28, 2016 at 1:05 PM

Happy Birthday Fabi!!! *jumps out of the cake myself* yayyy!!

Oh man, I am totally reading Until You again!

First Line Thursday! I really, really miss Jared… just because…

The blood spills over my bottom lip and onto the floor like a long strip of red pain. Until You by Penelope Douglas *squee*

I shouldn’t… but… it’s Jared…

Jean April 28, 2016 at 1:47 PM

Grey, I get it! Jared is totally with a re-read (or two)! I just don’t want to leave his world EVER!!

Ela April 28, 2016 at 2:04 PM

“Aiden, come find me!” My Commander by Alanea Alder

I know I know it’s not great but there’s so much more!

Jean April 28, 2016 at 2:07 PM

We really need to get Maryse to read Until You. I noticed she did read and review Bully, but there’s just no comparison!

Maryse April 28, 2016 at 2:12 PM

Yeah??? Okay… I will! :)

You guys sure are flipping out over it. I’m curious.

Jean April 28, 2016 at 2:14 PM

Yay Maryse! You will love it, I swear! I’m jumping up and down!!

bev April 28, 2016 at 2:17 PM

“Ok….I will watch Sherlock.”
Whoa. Totally unexpected.

Maryse April 28, 2016 at 2:26 PM

Er…
:-|

*snort* :P

Jean April 28, 2016 at 2:34 PM

Poor bev…..did anyone tell her this is a “book” blog?!? Lol!

bev April 28, 2016 at 2:36 PM

Are you telling me to get off your cloud?
Lol.

Fabi April 28, 2016 at 2:37 PM

Well, I did suggest she might have better luck rec’ing books…cause…you know…we like to read. :-)

Luffs ya Bev

Ela April 28, 2016 at 2:38 PM

YOU GUYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! THIS PNR IS THE NEXT EPIC READ/SERIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Bewitched and Bewildered SERIES BY Alanea Alder!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I AM CRACKING THE ‘EF UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ela April 28, 2016 at 2:42 PM

“Hello little one. Did you know you’re on private property?”

“Really? I had no idea.” Meryn fudged.

He raised an eyebrow. “The ten foot fence right behind you didn’t give it away?”
― Alanea Alder, My Commander

Jean April 28, 2016 at 2:42 PM

Bev! Never! We need your around here….after all I would have never read Jellicoe or Written in Red if it wasn’t for you (and your harassment)! Hahaha!

Ela April 28, 2016 at 2:42 PM

“Oh God, is this like Silence of the Lambs?” Tears flowed down her face. “I don’t want to go down the hole! I won’t put lotion on the skin! Look at me, you won’t be able to wear my skin, I won’t cover your huge ass!” She wailed.”
― Alanea Alder, My Commander

Jean April 28, 2016 at 2:43 PM

Ok Ela, you have me intrigued!

Ela April 28, 2016 at 2:45 PM

I HAVE BETTER GOT YOU INTRIGUED! I HARDLY HAVE AWESOME REC’S YOU ACTUALLY LISTEN TO THEM BEING AWESOME AND READING THEM!

Maryse April 28, 2016 at 2:53 PM

Okay here’s my TV… 24 hrs a day:

HGTV (home reno stuff OR Cooking channel). And I really don’t pay attention to the shows much. They just play in the background on an endless loop while I go about my day, (which is mostly blogging or reading). LOL!!!

I just know that if I get involved in a TV series, it will be hard to pull myself away. So what I do, is when I need to do list updates and reading order guide updates… if I know I’ll work on them all day, THEN I put on a show/series and I go to town. :D

Maryse April 28, 2016 at 2:54 PM

bev has AWESOME book taste, and probably awesome TV taste. And I agree… every once in awhile I need to just indulge in a TV or movie weekend. Refreshes me for my next book-binge.

Maryse April 28, 2016 at 2:54 PM

Ela is screaming now. Hahahahahahah!!! She’s INSISTENT. :P

Tessa April 28, 2016 at 3:00 PM

Seriously Amy? You rec a book, I’m enjoying it, and yet, this is its first line?

FLT:
‘A mark of Destiny,’
Eternal Eden by Nicole Williams

Yeah, it’s not even a sentence. It’s a noun.

Bev, you’ll be happy to know the library FINALLY has Jellicoe Road available. I put it on hold, but it had four requests prior, so it wasn’t until now I could get it.

Ela, okay. I’m convinced. :) That said, ugh, you guys are also making me want to squirrel and re-read Bully and Until You for like, the fifth time. NO SQUIRRELING ALLOWED!

Fabi April 28, 2016 at 4:47 PM

FLT
“The night Teo disappeared started off just like any other.”
Genius by Leopoldo Gout

I ‘was’ reading Eternal Eden but an early scene didn’t sit well with me so I put it down for a bit. Then, before I got back to it, I realized Genius is an ARC coming out in the next few days so I HAD to get to it.

It looks like May is going to have to be my ‘catch up on ARCs’ month. I have several I have to get to that will be releasing in May.

MichelleS April 28, 2016 at 5:18 PM

Jan – I read Land of the Beautiful Dead. I loved it. Not quite as much as I loved Gann, but pretty dang close. I needed some fluff & quick reads between the two, though.

Happy birthday Fabi!!! 50 and fabulous. So I gave Bev kisses from a few guys, and I’m giving you the same. Going out on a limb here… Kisses from Aidan & Dario. SMACK!

Don’t have a first line yet… :-(

Fabi April 28, 2016 at 5:21 PM

Kissies from Aiden and Dario OMG! That’s the awesomenest b-day pressy ever.

bev April 28, 2016 at 7:03 PM

Fabi,

*clears throat*
Strawberries for Dessert
Simon vs. The HomoSapiens Agenda
Jellicoe Road
*taps foot*

bev April 28, 2016 at 7:04 PM

I’m very happy Tessa. Well, if you like it.

MichelleS April 28, 2016 at 7:13 PM

I second the foot tapping for Simon Vs Homosapiens Agenda! Especially for Fabi. Super sweet super funny m/m coming of age. Adored it.

bev April 28, 2016 at 7:36 PM

I have had no reading time. I’m still reading I’ll meet You There by Heather Demetrios which is so good.
“The Mitchells’ backyard was packed, full of recent and not-so-recent grads in various stages of party decay.”

MichelleS April 28, 2016 at 7:36 PM

FLT: “All the best things in life have started with a Dolly Parton song.” – Dumplin’

Have so much work to do, but need just a little reading reward.

bev April 28, 2016 at 7:38 PM

*Gasp*
Yay!!
I’m totally putting Jolene on as u cook dinner.

bev April 28, 2016 at 7:39 PM

That should be I cook dinner.

All of a sudden I imagined myself standing outside MichelleS window blaring Jolene as she cooks dinner.

MichelleS April 28, 2016 at 7:55 PM

Ha! Is that you out there, Bev?

Who here gets as excited as Bev does when we read one of their recommendations? For that alone, I’d watch Sherlock.

Fabi April 28, 2016 at 8:09 PM

Beeeev, I’m making progress. I read WiR. I’ve had Simon on my tbr for a while now. Just waiting on that YA mood to strike. I added JR to my tbr a few days ago *grumbles “even though it’s going to make me cry”*. And…Strawberries for Dessert is just going to have to wait because … Because … well, because.

Fabi April 28, 2016 at 8:11 PM

I will hae Jolene running through my head for days now. That is the catchiest tune. uuuuggggghhhh but :-) ))))

Grace April 28, 2016 at 8:15 PM

Ela – Oh my goodness…SOLD! I’m reading that book!

Grey – Ok! Bully first, but I’m looking at all these books after Bully. Do I have to read those first too?

Maryse – Uh….ummm
*raises hand while shyly looking at the floor*
Just gotta say Sherlock is not the same time investment as a regular TV series. A whole season is only a few episodes. You should really consider at least trying the first episode. Between books is a brilliant idea.
*Puts hand and down and tries to become invisible*

Cheryl April 28, 2016 at 8:16 PM

FLT:
“Sitting up, I dragged the towel over my skin, hoping I got all of Phil off of me.” No Quarter (NOLA’s Own Series Book 2) by Kelli Jean.

Almost done with book 2 than on to book 3. I feel like when reading a series I have trouble keeping up with the comments and looking at all the new shiny releases. Especially when I have family visiting. :>

bev April 28, 2016 at 8:24 PM

Oh, that’s sweet Grace. If only I were a hugger.
Tessa, give that muggle a huggle.

Fabi…..mmhmm.

In my head it sounds exactly like her. Then I open my mouth to sing and nope.

bev April 28, 2016 at 8:27 PM

You make me laugh MichelleS.
I just hope Dumplin works for you.

Grace April 28, 2016 at 8:28 PM

I am tempted to read Dumplin right now too!!!! Bought it back in the olden days before I started LHofGann. Was that just the start of this week? I’m thinking Ela’s lines have got me seriously on the hook, but THEN Dumplin. Best laid plans and all that jazz!

Amy April 28, 2016 at 8:33 PM

*sneak-attack hugs Bev*

:P

*runs away cackling*

Couldn’t resist it. Rough day and I NEEDED some fun!

Amy April 28, 2016 at 8:40 PM

HAPPY FREAKING BIRTHDAY FABI!!!!!!! Luffs ya! :D

Tessa…you oughta know by know that I’m not prone to getting good first lines! But you’re liking it? Just thought you should know…I’m starting the Original Sinners series this weekend. Even though NOLA didn’t exactly work for me, you got me in the mood for a rock star book. ;)

First line Thursday:

Amy April 28, 2016 at 8:42 PM

Um, yeah…let’s try that again…

“DISPATCHER: Hallo, hoe gaat het ermee?” ~ Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas

See, Tessa? *points at first line*

bev April 28, 2016 at 8:42 PM

Amy’s hugs.
http://i.imgur.com/4TG9OQ6.jpg

I’m sorry your day was rough.

Amy April 28, 2016 at 8:46 PM

BAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!! That was perfect, Bev!!! :D

It was just an energy-sapping and brain-draining day for me, and then I had to go and act like an immature brat when I made a very rude comment to another classmate.

At least she won’t be trying to answer for the teacher anymore though. :P

Fabi April 28, 2016 at 8:53 PM

That WAS perfect Bev.

Amy :-( so sorry about your day. But you’re home now and lots of good books are waiting to cheer you up. Are you really reading Original Sinners this weekend? I’ve been telling Jean I’m reading it next, next, next…but my reading has been all over the place lately. I need a nudge.

Amy April 28, 2016 at 8:58 PM

Read it with me, Fabi!!!! We’ll have some plum wine or rhubarb wine and huddle up in the blankie fort with the lantern lights plugged in and have birthday brownies and loaded nachos!! :D

Fabi April 28, 2016 at 9:14 PM

Awww that sounds like a lovely weekend!

Tessa April 28, 2016 at 9:20 PM

So, playing devil’s advocate and all… Original Sinners isn’t a rock book. Sinners on Tour is. :P Though Amy… *hugs* At least you shut the snotty one up.

*huggles Grace, cause Bev said too*

I like the Hallo first line more. Mine is a title, not a line. :P

At 93% but it just keeps going. I adore Patrick. He’s awesome. There are some majorly cheesy lines, but I actually LIKED the learning part. I just want to know the thing they MUST (right. they gotta) reveal at the end.

Fabi April 28, 2016 at 9:30 PM

Oooohhhh wait wait wait Amy are you reading Sinners on Tour or Original Sinners? Yes to the first one. Pass on the 2nd cause I already read it.

Tessa I got stuck on that first scene when Ben and Troy made their first appearance……..I got so mad at everyone involved I had to walk away for a while.

Amy April 28, 2016 at 9:36 PM

Sinners on Tour!! I meant SoT…I still want to read Original Sinners but I wanted the rock star book right now.

Alright, that shows how long it’s been since I read Eden…who were Ben and Troy? Did they show up after the big, devastating “announcement” that had to do with the bad guy? I think his name was John?

Now I need to go U archive that book on my Nook so I can figure it out…

Tessa April 28, 2016 at 9:52 PM

OMG, Maryse! I re-read your review of Bully, and you asked some seriously needed to know questions that Until You answered. Oh, and looking back, that review was why I read the book to begin with. :) And! It was the first review I read on here.

Amy April 28, 2016 at 9:53 PM

*unarchive

Stupid autocorrect.

Okay, I pulled it up and NOW I remember them. Meanies.

But…but…now I’m wondering what you need revealed, Tessa? *scratches head* Oh, and Patrick has a couple of books of his own after the three Eden books. Pure Patrick awesomeness. ;)

Fabi April 28, 2016 at 9:55 PM

Nah Amy that’s why I didn’t mention the scene to you earlier, I figured you’d read it a while back.

Did you guys see that the ENTIRE Evan Arden series is on sale for $0.99???
∆∆∆ that’s a good deal ∆∆∆
Awesome series.

Fabi April 28, 2016 at 9:56 PM

Wow you’re fast Amy lol

Grace April 28, 2016 at 10:05 PM

Looks up, smiles Huge at Tessa cause hugs are nice. Then smiles at Bev because virtual hugs are nicer since there’s no touching. Then blows a big vertical air kiss to Ela. Then buries her face back in the e-reader cackling like a banshee cause Meryn from My Commander is absolutely HYSTERICAL!

Grace April 28, 2016 at 10:08 PM

“Virtual” Air Kiss! I have no idea what a “vertical” air kiss would be, but I bet Meryn would have a great line for it!

Amy April 28, 2016 at 10:23 PM

Fabi…I have a Nook app on my iPad. ;)

Amy April 28, 2016 at 10:24 PM

Sorry, hit submit too soon…what I meant was that my Nook app can bring up all of the books I have on my Nook.

Grey April 29, 2016 at 7:59 AM

Grace, the order of books for the the Falling Away series is #1 Bully, #2 Until You, #3 Rival, #4 Falling Away, #5 Aflame. Obviously, my number one in this series is Until You… I liked ALL of them. Honestly all of them, but Jared’s book was my favorite.

I’ve been reading the Pretty Little Liars books… but they’re kind of cutesy and I need something dark… eep. haha!

Grace April 29, 2016 at 8:00 AM

I totally get why Ela was screaming about My Commander – Bewitched and Bewildered Series by Alanea Alder. The book is hysterical, but not just that. It’s amusing all the way through so the smile stays on your face throughout the entire book. There are times you are gut busting belly laughing, and then times when it’s so lovely I found myself crying, but good crying, happy crying, touching moment kind of crying. Then back to laughing. The paranormal world she creates is great. The story is great. The characters are really great. The sexy times are great. Listen to Ela! Read it! She was so right! I also highly recommend it if you are coming off of something really angsty and full of tension and need to recover a bit. I’ve moved on to the second book and it’s just what I wanted too. New lead characters for the love story, but all the old ones are there being themselves, which we’ve already established is them being really great!

Grey April 29, 2016 at 8:05 AM

My favorite book quote ever came from Until You… god, this book… wrecked me. FLove it!!!

Grace April 29, 2016 at 8:09 AM

Grey! Thank you!
I obviously didn’t look closely. I looked up Bully saw all the others listed as a series and planned to come back to them later, then after your posts I looked up Until You directly by its title and did not make the connection! I thought it was a different series. You just sorted me right out. I’m going to buy them both right now and read them in order. Thank you!!! Oh, I said that. Well, it bared repeating.

Grey April 29, 2016 at 8:19 AM

It’s ok. I just get super excited about it when someone wants to read one of my all time book faves. Jean!!! I’m so thrilled you’re loving it!! Maryse, you should be next, you and Grace could buddy read!! *tra la la*

bev April 29, 2016 at 8:28 AM

I think Jellicoe Road might be on a bit of a sale.

Jan, what did you think of WiR?

Jean April 29, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Tessa, I have to go back and read Maryse’s Bully review. Seriously, I can’t even think about starting another book right now. Until You left me in such a state…..I just loved it so much!!!!!

Sinners on Tour! Yay! Amy and Fabi, you will love these guys!

My Commander…..maybe that will be next for me……

Ela April 29, 2016 at 10:12 AM

GRACE!!!!!!!! YOU ARE MY NEW FAVORITE RECOMMENDER AND LISTENER OR RECOMMENDATIONS! That totally made sense while I typed it! Air kisses right back at ya lady!!!!!!!! I was so gonna BR Ladies Man after this book but I’m not sure I want to leave this world of Lycaonia :)

Ela April 29, 2016 at 10:24 AM

Wait not recommender but listener of recommendations???

Maryse April 29, 2016 at 10:50 AM

You guys, I’m so excited about your recent book love. Now I’m back to squirreling. I thought I had my next one all picked out… *sigh*

Jean April 29, 2016 at 10:52 AM

Ugh Maryse! I know the feeling! But please read Until You! You won’t be disappointed!

Grace April 29, 2016 at 10:54 AM

Ela – I got ya! I am very much enjoying book 2 right now. I absolutely plan to read Bully and Until you, but I am not at all ready to break away from Lyconia myself.

No spoilers, but that trip to the drug store in the first book! Oh my goodness I was laughing like crazy. I love that old man!

Grey April 29, 2016 at 10:55 AM

Incoming *tosses peanut* Come on Maryse… all the cool kids are doing it *giggle* is it too early for this kind of innuendo… UNTIL YOU!!!!

Grace April 29, 2016 at 10:58 AM

Maryse – Resistance is futile!!!

Haaa Ha Ha Ha!!!!! Ela why did she even say that when she was the resister? Big snort for that one!

Grace April 29, 2016 at 10:59 AM

Resister one? The one resisting!!!

Maryse April 29, 2016 at 11:16 AM

Tee hee!!! You guys are brats and very convincing ones, at that!

Fabi April 29, 2016 at 11:22 AM

Amy, you know what else we have to read? Oblivion

I think I have mini-strokes every time I scroll through my tbr.

Grey April 29, 2016 at 11:23 AM

I haven’t read Oblivion either…

Tessa April 29, 2016 at 11:27 AM

Why haven’t we read Oblivion?

Fabi April 29, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Tessa, you haven’t either. I swear I’m hyperventilating. It still sitting inmy “Read Next” tbr. You’d think that if I put something in THAT category, I’d get it fairly quickly right? *bangs head against desk*

Fabi April 29, 2016 at 11:31 AM

You haven’t either was supposed to be a question. I forgot the ?????????????????????????????????????????????????
Yup, I’m taking a break from typing. It’s not working so well right now.

Maryse April 29, 2016 at 11:38 AM

*late-hugs* Amy and prepares martinis for my book-girls tonight… I think we’ll all need one. Or 3.

Ela April 29, 2016 at 11:39 AM

OMG GRACE! THAT DRUG STORE SCENE WAS EPIC!!!!!!!!!!! I WAS CRACKING THE EF UP!

YES! RESISTANCE IS FUTILE!!!!!!!!

Maryse April 29, 2016 at 11:43 AM

Thank you for the Sherlock update, Grace. I do need to catch up on some updating of old lists, so maybe this show will be exactly what I should watch as I copy paste. :)

Maryse April 29, 2016 at 11:46 AM

I LOVE the “Jolene” cover by Miley Cyrus. Don’t laugh!!! LOL! She does it so well…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOwblaKmyVw

Fabi April 29, 2016 at 12:06 PM

I completely agree Maryse. Miley’s is an excellent remake of Jolene.

Fabi April 29, 2016 at 12:13 PM

Here’s one of Dolly and Miley together

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6H4r1kWqSM

Jean April 29, 2016 at 1:17 PM

Hey I haven’t read Oblivion yet either! We should BR!!

Fabi April 29, 2016 at 1:20 PM

Right?! We could have an Oblivion Friday night. ;-)

Grey April 29, 2016 at 4:26 PM

Oblivion Friday night… that sounds like a martini kind of bad idea all the way around *giggle* — I’m totally in…

Amy April 29, 2016 at 4:26 PM

*snuggles into Maryse* Hugs are hugs are hugs, no matter the timing. See Bev’s pic link above. *snort*

Are we talking about Daemon’s Oblivion?

‘Cause…um…I’ve already read it…

Amy April 29, 2016 at 4:29 PM

Fabi!! WTH??? Did you forget about the Sinners?

Grey April 29, 2016 at 4:38 PM

Oh Fabi… you can’t forget about the Sinners… mmmm, bad boys right there…Brian, Sed, Jace, Trey, Eric… yum, watchety yum, slurpity yum, spankety yum, and double yum haha! (Imma gonna let you figure out which yums belong to which *giggle*)

Amy April 29, 2016 at 4:49 PM

“slurpity yum” <——– OMG… *snorrrrt!*

Tessa April 29, 2016 at 4:53 PM

Double Yum is obviously Trey and Spankety Yum is Jace. :P Watchety Yum is Eric. Don’t know which gets the other two.

Jean April 29, 2016 at 4:53 PM

Ummm I can’t start oblivion tonight. I’m already sitting at a bar!

Tessa April 29, 2016 at 4:54 PM

See, I’m not sure which one deserves Slurpity, Brian or Sed. Sed is the one that’s sexiest, but I don’t know.

Fabi April 29, 2016 at 5:04 PM

Oh my god, y’all are killing me hahaha

Amy, no, nope, I didn’t forget about the Sinners. How could I? (Read comments above) lol

I thought you hadn’t read Oblivion either so I was think O Friday night and S Sat and Sun. But, hey, Jean’s already at the bar so she has a jumpstart on Oblivion too. ;-)

Amy April 29, 2016 at 5:06 PM

Oh man, Jean…I wish we weren’t on opposite sides of the country because I would SO be there with you right now. ;)

Amy April 29, 2016 at 5:09 PM

Yep Fabi, I’ve read it…in fact, it had been a while since I read the first three books in the Lux series so I actually had Oblivion open on my iPad and the Lux books open on my Nook so I could refresh my memory about her POV in scenes that are in Oblivion. Damn, it was fun. :P

Jean April 29, 2016 at 5:51 PM

Amy! I wish you were sitting right next to me! In fact, I wish you were all here with me!

Jan130 April 29, 2016 at 6:37 PM

I’m 91% on Last Hour of Gann. Man that is a big book. Hopefully I’ll find time today to finish it. I really like it. What a crazy adventure of a book.

As LHoG is pretty full-on and intense, I did take a break in the middle. (Does anyone else do that too?) Took time out to read Bev’s fav Written In Red. My first Anne Bishop. Great storyline, but a couple of things did gross me out. Wolf shifters that eat humans? Really? Also, the whole cassandra sangue thing I find a bit too confronting – what she actually has to do to do her thang – those who’ve read it know what I mean. (I don’t like giving spoilers). But it was a great, imaginative, exciting story with terrific characters. Would have liked a bit more romance, though. I’d like to read more, guess, till I looked at the PRICES of the books!! Marked in Flesh is 19.99 Australian dollars. Ouch!! Sorry Ms Bishop, I didn’t like the series THAT much. Maybe the library has some of the series? I’ll check.

In the meantime, my next read might be My Commander. Or Bully?

Grey April 29, 2016 at 6:42 PM

Bully, Bully, Bully, Bully! *waves pompoms and throws peanuts* Then Until You *throws MORE peanuts* Squeeee!

Tessa April 29, 2016 at 7:20 PM

Jan, that’s how I found Anne Bishop to begin with. It was an oooh, this is a pretty cover type thing. :)

Jan130 April 29, 2016 at 7:39 PM

Yeh. WIR was five aussie bucks, Fine. Great price. The other *Others* are all over ten bucks. Ok, lots of kindle books are these days, (not that I like it…) but Marked in Flesh, twenty bucks on kindle. Really???

Grace April 29, 2016 at 8:09 PM

Jan130! I am absolutely going to read Bully and Until You, but after LHofGann I just needed something that wasn’t upsetting and didn’t make me stabby! My husband actually asked me to STOP telling him about the book as I was reading it. He’s never ever done that before. He said he couldn’t take it.

I am loving The Commander – Bewitched and Bewildered Series so much right now. It’s perfect for shaking off the after effects of such an epic drama! I didn’t stop in the middle to recoup like you did though. You may be in better shape than I was coming out. So you might be ready for the others.

Just being helpful – not trying to sway choices or upset peanut throwers. Especially any who have started drinking! LOL!

Happy reading everyone!

Grace April 29, 2016 at 8:12 PM

Holy cow! Slurpity yum???? Watchity yum I get, spankity yum makes sense, but, yeah, ummm interesting.

Maryse April 30, 2016 at 11:44 AM

LOL!!! How did I miss THAT conversation… naming of the sinner-yums. NICE!!!!!!! :P

I’m gonna say Brian is sharity-experimenty-yum

Fabi April 30, 2016 at 11:53 AM

Maryse, you’ve read Sinners on Tour?

Tessa April 30, 2016 at 12:37 PM

Oooh, Sharity Yum is perfect. Making Jed Slurpity Yum?

Jean April 30, 2016 at 1:41 PM

I love these descriptions of the Sinners, especially since they are so fresh in my mind!

Maryse April 30, 2016 at 3:46 PM

Fabi. Heck yes! I read Backstage Pass back in 2011 – it was my first contemporary romance read after my HUGE paranormal-only obsession, and I fell for rock stars HARD! I also read #2, and liked it also, but Brian was my first “real-guy” crush (as opposed to immortals). LOL!

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