Latest Paranormal & Contemporary Romance Book Releases – August 20th 2013

by Maryse on August 20, 2013 · 11 comments

in Latest Book Releases

Two highly anticipated releases are out today: Wethering the Storm - a rock star book (#2 after the one I LOVED last year) and Shooting Scars (YAY bad guys!! Javier and I have a date!). Ohhh I have a feeling he and I are not going to go well together after this one, but I still can’t help myself. ;) *fingers crossed*

P.S. I read a book last night that I LOVED! Like… 4.5 star loved. No real complaints from me other than I just wish it was longer. Other than that, it fulfilled my reading needs (and I loved the writing style), so I’ll be reviewing that one shortly.

So here are today’s latest book releases, plus I pointed out a few new releases that look goooood and our fellow readers have found us some great looking bargain ebooks, too!

Feel free to let me know if I’m missing any, or if you’ve found one in the bunch, that you loved. :D


  • Trying Not To Love You (The Love Series) by Megan Smith <— this was one of the suggestions to one of yesterday’s reader questions, and I just realized book #2 (below) is out now, too! – both bargain priced!
  • Easy To Love You (The Love Series) by Megan Smith (book #2 that was just recently released)
  • Friend-Zoned by Belle Aurora <— book #2 is on sale, too!
  • Love Thy Neighbor (Friend-Zoned) by Belle Aurora <— Kathy says: “The second book in the Friend Zoned series by Belle Aurura is on sale… If you haven’t yet the first book yet, you should, it was one of my best reads this year!!”
  • In This Moment by Autumn Doughton <— Kat LOVED it: “This was a 5 star read for me. Brilliant writing that made the reader feel the characters emotions. I cried, I loved, and I didn’t want this book to end.”
  • Hell’s Knights (The MC Sinners Series) by Bella Jewel <— motorcycle club!! Tasha says: “Finished this book this morning, and I liked it. It is a great short read… Not a cliffhanger.”
  • Jet: A Marked Men Novel by Jay Crownover <— Stephanie found us this deal “JET: A Marked Men Novel is reduced!”
  • Rule: A Marked Men Novel by Jay Crownover <— and while we’re at it, book #1 is on sale, too!
  • Escaping Me by Elizabeth Lee <— Tasha LOVED this one: “I finished it! I have to say I would give it 5 stars loved this book!”
  • Selling Scarlett (Love Inc.) by Ella James <— which so many of our fellow readers loved, and book #2 was just released (see it below).
  • Own the Wind: A Chaos Novel by Kristen Ashley ! (thanks Michelle!) – check out my review
  • The Sea of Tranquility: A Novel by Katja Millay <— one of my forever-favorites (check out my review).





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Julie August 20, 2013 at 12:59 PM

Omens (Canesville #1) by Kelley Armstrong released today. Its a new adult novel about a young woman from a wealthy family that finds out she’s adopted. Turns out her birth parents are convicted serial killers. So to escape the press who are harassing her she goes in search of the truth. The synopsis hints to paranormal twist but its not completely revealed. It doesnt appear to be anything obvious as vampires or werewolves. Im totally intrigued by this book and cant wait to read it.

Lee Green August 20, 2013 at 2:05 PM

Would you tell people about these free Werewolf/paranormal stories from Nickie Charles. There are 6 free, full length books for download. I give all a 5 star rating for story telling and content. Great reads. I am not affiliated with the author in any way. I just found and liked the books and so cool that they are all free.

Lee Green

Maryse August 20, 2013 at 2:33 PM

Thanks Julie! I added it!! :D

Hi Lee! yep, I’ve reviewed a few of these books a while ago (in my Book Reviews) – Love ‘em!! And also dedicated a post to the reading order for this series. :) (In my “reading order” section).


marina August 20, 2013 at 2:47 PM

Take care, Sara by Lindy Zart is free right now.

Jean August 20, 2013 at 2:54 PM

Okay Maryse….spill it! I am dying to know what you read last night! Just finished Pulse by Gail McHugh which I absolutely LOVED!!! Gavin Blake is the ultimate book boyfriend! Now, onto The Mighty Storm since the 2nd one has just been released….scared and excited for this one….been putting it off for a while (downloaded it back and May)!!

Michelle August 20, 2013 at 3:40 PM

Own the Wind: A Chaos Novel by Kristen Ashley is on sale for $1.99 right now. Thought I would share!

Rori August 20, 2013 at 5:01 PM

Faithful by Kelly Elliott (wanted series) came out today! I already finished it and it is fantastic!!!

Maryse August 20, 2013 at 5:23 PM

Thanks Rori!! I just added it. :D

Maryse August 20, 2013 at 5:43 PM

LOL Jean!!!

I actually just finished the review. :) Okay I’ll be posting it shortly.

Kellie August 20, 2013 at 9:26 PM

Worthy of redemption (2nd book of accidentally on purpose) by L.D. Davis is n sale for 99 cents

LaurenB August 21, 2013 at 5:44 AM

Just finished shooting scars. Holy cow what a ride! And somehow I’m still torn…can’t wait for your take and of course for the final book. Hopefully the wait for bold tricks is much shorter!

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