Latest Paranormal & Contemporary Romance Book Releases – August 27th 2013

by Maryse on August 27, 2013 · 21 comments

in Latest Book Releases

Happy Tuesday book release day! There are few on here that have me very excited and that I will be reading this week, such as The Vampire With the Dragon Tattoo (’cause this is one of my favorite paranormal authors and her alpha-paranormal men are quite a treat!),  and Origin (Lux Series #4) ’cause I’m so in love with Daemon (one of my favorite series!!) and one I’ve been so excited for (and so has our fellow reader, Claudia)—> Tear You Apart because:

  1. I love Megan Hart (see my review of one of my other favorites of hers “Broken“) and
  2. with a synopsis like that, I gotta know what it means! and
  3. Considering the shocking surprises in some of her other books that I didn’t see coming, I’m hoping (thinking) this one just might blow me away. *fingers crossed*
So add those to my Friday “TBR” list that I posted, ’cause, yes I got sidetracked this weekend with two reads that weren’t originally on my TBR list…. *sigh* what can you do? ;) Arsen and Nocturne were so worth it, though!
Plus I noted a few others that look up our alley (like of course, Sometimes It Lasts by Abbi Glines!!). ;) Let me know if you see any standouts or if I missed any. :D


  • Arsen. A broken love story by Mia Asher a MUST-READ for angst lovers that secretly enjoy an “ugly cry”. I’m still having a hard time picking up a new book. (see my review).
  • Lost and Found (Lost & Found, #1) by Nicole Williams
  • Fixed on You by Laurelin Paige <— (thanks Aimee) and Lori says: “If you liked Crossfire, you’ll like this one – great read” and Janet agrees: “ was really good. There is a sequel coming too in Oct.”
  • Burn (The Breathless Trilogy) by Maya Banks <— right at the edge of our bargain pricing, sounds like a good deal! (thanks Stephanie!)
  • Entwined with You (A Crossfire Novel) by Sylvia Day
  • Point of Retreat: A Novel (book #2) by Colleen Hoover. One of my favorites but you must read “Slammed” first.
  • Control by M.S. Willis <— book #1 (and book #3 was just released – see it below)
  • Axel (Corps Security) by Harper Sloan <— Shanda really loved it and brought it back to my attention yesterday saying:” Awesome!!! I couldn’t put it down, if you LOVE alpha male this is your book!”
  • Good (Too Good) by S. Walden <— (thanks Lori!) and looks extra risqué, ’cause it’s a student/teacher but… from the reviews I *glanced* at (afraid of spoilers) I noticed she’s 17! Eeeeep! Still… I’m curious where this will lead.
  • Mid Life Love by Whitney Gracia Williams <— this one’s been highly recommended by our fellow readers in the recent past, (She’s older… he’s younger. And her boss). Kandace says “YAY!! Big time loved this one.”





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{ 21 comments… read them below or add one }

Nicolle August 27, 2013 at 11:23 AM

Don’t forget Origin by Jennifer L Armentrout!!!

Maryse August 27, 2013 at 11:38 AM

Eeeeeeep!!! How could I forget!! Okay on it!

Amy August 27, 2013 at 11:55 AM

I just went on a ebook shopping mini-spree this morning, and thanks to this post it has turned out to be a full-on shopping spree. Told ya, it never fails every Tuesday and Friday! I couldn’t wait for Origin and Tear You Apart to come out, but after reading Arsen this weekend, I think Origin is the safe bet. My heart and gut need a break…just for a couple of days though. ;)

Maryse August 27, 2013 at 11:57 AM

LOL Amy, and I’m looking for more crazy angsty. I’m a sucker for punishment!!!

But OMG Daemon, right? *phew* I want that, too.

Toski Covey August 27, 2013 at 12:06 PM

That was so mean of me!!! But I am so hungover I need pity here! <3

Lori August 27, 2013 at 1:44 PM

Just finished Sometimes It Lasts by Abbi Glines, loved it. Sexy, sad, sweet, love me some Cage York.

Julie August 27, 2013 at 2:10 PM

Oh gosh! How did I not know about Whisper to Scream? Alexa O’Brian is one of my favorite series! Thanks for the heads up.

Amy August 27, 2013 at 2:32 PM

Aw, screw it. I’m going to start Tear You Apart this evening – after I crack open some pinot noir. Hottie McHotster Daemon will still be there tomorrow. You should have another “read-together night” for TYA in case we all need some support. ;)

Jean August 27, 2013 at 3:09 PM

I was actually dreading this list today…..I CAN’T CATCH UP!!!! I am at 41% of Arsen and remembering Maryse’s words that this is where she felt things picked up a bit…..getting nervous!!!

Lisa M August 27, 2013 at 3:21 PM

Just finished Arsen!! Ugly ugly cry ! So heart wrenching!! Even the ending broke my heart all over again!!! Now I need to reread your review! Afraid to look at today’s blog I know I’m going to want so many more books!!!! So true about picking up another book! It’s going to have to be a good one!!!

Jean August 27, 2013 at 3:23 PM

Oh Lisa M, you are killing me!! Will be finishing Arsen tonight with my box of tissues I guess.

Maryse August 27, 2013 at 3:24 PM

Amy… Tear You Apart… By the synopsis I wasn’t sure exactly what we were heading into… but I’m seeing an “Arsen” similarity in terms of subject matter. Gorgeous “Megan Hart” writing though. Very much, her. Wow I’ve ran into a few of these over the last week or so.

I’m reading it right now.

Maryse August 27, 2013 at 3:24 PM

Happy to help, Julie! :D

Maryse August 27, 2013 at 3:25 PM

Thanks Lori!

Lisa M August 27, 2013 at 4:23 PM

Jean, I couldn’t put Arsen down!! I was lucky my day turned out that I could read a lot as I waiting around and not at home so all I could do is read!! Sometimes I love those days. So sad its over now!! Some books you never want to end and yet you do to find out what happens.

Kathy P August 27, 2013 at 5:23 PM

Loving Mid Life Love! The title and cover through me off but after the rave reviews, I started to read it! Should trust my fellow readers!!

Susan Nelson August 27, 2013 at 5:26 PM

Is Origin a teen book? Confused..

Lisa M August 27, 2013 at 5:56 PM

Kathy P, that’s good to know about Mid Life Love, I downloaded it as well as Fixed on You, anything similar to Crossfire sounds good to me. I still have a few from last weeks Latest & Bargains to read. I am sure I will be downloading a few more from this list.

Melissa August 27, 2013 at 9:56 PM

Just finished Arsen and I am emotionally gutted!!!!!! Ugh I feel like I need a Xanax just to move on from this book! Fantastic writing with the two sides of the coin; the joy for the HEA and on the flip side, heartache for the broken man :( I think I need to read something light and fluffy with rainbows and unicorns before I dive into another angst-ridden book (with Nocturne as my next TBR)

Samantha August 30, 2013 at 12:22 PM

Ahh it would be sooo awesome to win! I love her books! And it would be so great to have the physical copies! Thanks Maryse!

Pam September 28, 2013 at 9:27 PM

a must read fueled and driven wow can’t wait til crashed comes out

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