Latest Paranormal & Contemporary Romance Book Releases – December 13th 2016

by Maryse on December 13, 2016 · 59 comments

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WEDNESDAY UPDATES!!!! THESE JUST RECENTLY WENT LIVE, TOO! Okay yeah, ;) that one there to the left is going live TOMORROW, but I had to post it, ’cause SO many are excited for this one.

  • Naughty Boss: A Novella by Whitney G. <— LOL!!!!! OOOOOOOPS! SHE ACCIDENTALLY SENT HER EMAIL TO HER SEXY INFURIATING BOSS... “I honestly can’t wait to see the look on his face two months from now when I tell him that I’m quitting his company and that he can kiss my ass. KISS. MY. ASS...”
  • Duke: Alpha One Security: Book 3 by Jasinda Wilder <— DARK READ ALERT (at least it sounds that way…) “Six-six, built like a god, red hair, blue eyes, and a tree trunk between his legs. Yeah. This is the guy I got kidnapped with. Phrasing is important there: kidnapped WITH, not kidnapped BY.”
  • Impossible: Dual POV Edition by Julia Sykes <— DARK READ ALERT!! “**This is a new 2016 Dual POV edition of Impossible, combining Sean and Claudia’s points of view into one narrative.”
  

HAPPY NEW RELEASE DAY!!! It’s almost Christmas and Happy Holiday parties time (YAYYYY!!!!) and I’m so excited. But, there’s still some time left to read and shop before the big day (or big days, since many of us have multiple get-togethers to attend), and I found plenty of goodies for all of us to enjoy, below!! :D

Don’t forget to check out yesterday’s “Early Bird” book releases ➔ 10 Monday Early Bird Book Releases!!

What stands out to me, today? That one up there, to the left (Always With You), absolutely, ’cause book #1 ROCKED MY WORLD!!! DO NOT read the blurb of this one, if you haven’t caught up in the series yet (here’s book #1 ➔ Down to You (A Bad Boys Novel Book 1)), ’cause they must be read in order. :D Also, Max (’cause I LOVE famous star books, when he meets that one girl that doesn’t know who he is at all, and he can just be himself… I LOVE the “discovery” part of these love stories and this one sounds perfect!! Plus he’s a hockey goalie. SO…. WOW!!), I Was Here (in the bargains section) ’cause it sounds poignant and stunning (secrets and all that, and I LOVE this author!!), Levi’s Ultimatum (also in the bargain section from back in 2013!!! He sees her (a single mom just trying to make it) and becomes obsessed with her, Jaded Hearts (They are a couple, and both signed to a record label, and it sounds angsty as all heck!!), Becoming a Legend (I LOVE MMA stars, and this one sounds right up my alley!).

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

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 all of 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!
  1. Jezebel by K. Larsen <— I LOVED this story!!! (here’s my 5 star review)
  2. Force of Temptation: Mercury Pack, Book 2 by Suzanne Wright
  3. Light After Dark: A Gansett Island Novel by Marie Force
  4. Max: Cold Fury Hockey Series, Book 6 by Sawyer Bennett
  5. Bearly in Control: Shifters Undercover, Book 1 by Milly Taiden
  6. The Ultimate Treasure: The Lost Andersons, Book 5 by Melody Anne
     

 

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!):

Robin: Oh my goodness! Maryse I just read Love In Rewind by Tali Alexander! You need to move this up on your TBR. I LOVED It! I’m on a total book hangover right now!!!

Lee: MARYSE READ THIS BOOK WOMAN!!! ARGHHHHHHHH… This really is a fantastic read, DONT let that pretty cover fool you, the sex was scorching hot. … IGNORE the synopsis … this book will consume you, will make you think so many scenarios, so many plausible ideas, but you will be wrong at every single turn, the moment you read the 1st chapter you WILL say – ” Okay i hate the main character and i KNOW how this story will go, same ole same ol..” that’s until you get to the end of chapter two, because there more than half of your scenarios just evaporated , you start wondering the What’s, Why’s ..

  • I Was Here by Gayle Forman <— HER BEST FRIEND COMMITS SUICIDE ALERT!!! “…when Cody travels to Meg’s college town to pack up the belongings left behind, she discovers that there’s a lot that Meg never told her. About her old roommates, the sort of people Cody never would have met in her dead-end small town in Washington. About Ben McAllister, the boy with a guitar and a sneer, and some secrets of his own…” (super-bargain priced right now, and I LOVE this author!!!)
  • It Started With A Kiss: Regency Romance Box Set by Christina McKnight, Elizabeth Essex, Erica Monroe, Rose Gordon, Jerrica Knight-Catania, Emma Locke, Amanda Mariel, Deb Marlowe, Jane Charles, Ava Stone <— ANTHOLOGY BUNDLED at a super-bargain price! “Twelve First In Series From Stars of Regency Historical Romance! Enjoy dashing dukes, reformed rakes, and scandalous bluestockings in this sweet to sexy boxed set.
  • Snowy Knights Anthology: 10 Suspenseful Contemporary and Paranormal Romantic Rescue Stories <— ANTHOLOGY BUNDLED at a super-bargain price! “10 BRAND NEW romantic rescue stories! From literal heroes in the snow, to the bad boy whose soul is saved by love…”
  • Born Sinner (Se7en Sinners Book 1) by S.L. Jennings <— SHE WAS BRED FOR EVIL AND HE WAS SUPPOSED TO DESTROY HER…Twenty-two years ago, I was cut from a cold, sodden womb, and cradled in the filth and poverty of Chicago’s concrete arms. Statistically, I wasn’t supposed to survive these streets past the age of eighteen. Fate had a different plan.I was bred for one purpose and one purpose only: to unleash death and destruction on my world…
Tessa: I finished Born Sinners by SL Jennings today and LOVED it. It was all sorts of PNR awesome though, warning – CH.
         

 

PARANORMAL/FANTASY/SCI-FI/DYSTOPIAN

  1. Dark Crime by Christine Feehan <— CHRISTINE FEEHAN ALERT!!! They team up together to get revenge… “Blaze McGuire knows who killed her father and she has merciless plans for payback. Until a phone call from a seductive stranger pleads with her to wait. Retribution is in his blood, too...”
  2. Force of Temptation (Mercury Pack Book 2) by Suzanne Wright
  3. Graham: Emerson Wolves-Paranormal Erotic Wolf Shifter Romance by Kathi S. Barton
  4. Midnight Echoes: Part of the Immortal Ops Series World (Crimson Ops Book 1) by Mandy M. Roth
  5. Bad Santa (Paranormal Christmas elves Romance) (Paranormal Protection Agency Book 13) by Mina Carter
  6. Queen Heir (NYC Mecca series Book 1) by Jaymin Eve and Leia Stone
  7. His By Command (Primarian Mates Book 2) by Maddie Taylor
  8. Moonshadow (Moonshadow Book 1) by Thea Harrison <— THEA HARRISON’S NEW TRILOGY ALERT!! SHE’S A WITCH POLICE OFFICER & HE’S FAE…Recovering from a shooting, LAPD witch consultant Sophie Ross leaves her job and travels to the U.K. to search for answers about her childhood. When she encounters a Daoine Sidhe knight of the Dark Court, she becomes entangled in an ancient hatred between two arcane forces...”
  9. Shadow World: Dragon Born by Ella Summers
  10. Ink Ever After (Happy Ever After Book 2) by Carrie Ann Ryan
  11. Broken Angel (Bad Things Book 4) by Cynthia Eden
  12. Once Upon A Midnight Solstice
  13. Savage (Rise of the Pride, Book 3) by Theresa Hissong
  14. Beyond Surrender (Beyond, Book #9) by Kit Rocha <— KIT ROCHA ALERT!!! DYSTOPIAN/EROTICA and this is the CONCLUSION to the series!!!
  15. Bearly in Control (Shifters Undercover Book 1) by Milly Taiden
  16. Starstruck Holidays: A MM Sci-Fi Holiday Romance Anthology
  17. Acca (Angelbound Origins Book 3) by Christina Bauer
  18. The Beckoning (Entangled Series Book 2) by Jill Sanders
  19. Bear for Christmas: Kodiak Den #4 (Alaskan Den Men Book 15) by Amy Lamont
  20. Dragon Mated (Paranormal Romance) (Monsters and Shifters Book 2) by Amy Faye
  21. Lone Wolf: Fated & Forbidden (Fated and Forbidden) by K. de Long
  22. When Darkness Falls by Lisa M. Lilly
  23. Space Cowboy Survival Guide by Heather Long
  24. Mack (Black Mountain Pack Book 1) by Miranda Lynn
  25. Luminous Dreams by Alexa Piper
  26. Falling into Darkness by L.M. Brown <— M/M ROMANCE
  27. The Sorcerer’s Touch (Blood Secrets Book 3) by Imogene Nix
                          

 

CONTEMPORARY

  1. Always With You: A Bad Boys Novel by M. Leighton <— A NEW M. LEIGHTON BOOK!!!! This one should be read with the series, though… (I went crazy for that first book (check out my review) and here’s the series reading order.
  2. Off the Rails by Jill Sorenson <— MUST READ BOOK #1 FIRST!!!!!
  3. Light After Dark: A Gansett Island Novel by Marie Force <— MARIE FORCE’S LATEST ALERT!!! “Take the ferry back to Gansett to catch up with the McCarthy family and their friends. Be on hand as Laura and Owen welcome their twins and the family comes back together for another summer of love and adventure on Gansett Island…”
  4. Bestie: Joker’s Wrath MC by Bella Jewel
  5. Sweet Surrender: A MacKenzie Family Novella (The MacKenzie Family) by Liliana Hart
  6. Second Chance (Lake Placid Series Book 1) by Natalie Ann
  7. The Lady and the Lion (Once Upon a Time) by Kay Hooper
  8. Star-Crossed Lovers (Once Upon a Time) by Kay Hooper
  9. Through the Looking Glass (Once Upon a Time) by Kay Hooper
  10. Disaster at Roosevelt Ranch by Elise Faber <— SHE SLEPT WITH THE WRONG TWIN... and now she’s pregnant!!! Eeeeep! “I’m determined to make it on my own. I don’t need a man, thank you very much. Not rich, charismatic, and decidedly flighty Rex Roosevelt, and especially not his twin brother, Justin...”
  11. Waiting for a Girl Like You: (Kissables Duology Series, Book 1) by Gina Conkle
  12. Exit Wounds by Nikki Archer
  13. Road Trip: A Rock Season Novel by R.L. Merrill
  14. Max: A Cold Fury Hockey Novel (Carolina Cold Fury Hockey) by Sawyer Bennett <— HOCKEY STAR & A SINGLE “MOM” THAT DOESN’T RECOGNIZE HIM ALERT!! She’s raising her sister’s kids, and struggling to keep up… “Between working two jobs and raising her sister’s kids, Julianne Bradley doesn’t have time for sports—or men. All she knows about Max is that he’s the sexiest customer to ever grace her gas-station counter...”
  15. Her Troubled Cowboy (Harland County Series Book 9) by Donna Michaels
  16. Interception (The Distraction Series Book 3) by Angela McPherson
  17. Shattered Illusions (The Club Series Book 2) by J.C. Thompson
  18. Wicked Impulse (ALFA PI Book 3) by Chelle Bliss <— HE’S INTO HIS FRIEND’S MOM ALERT!!!Bear North, ALFA’s resident bad boy, has never thought of Fran as anything more than his buddy’s mom. When she trades in her elastic pants and orthopedic tennis shoes for a pair of skintight jeans and high heels, he takes notice of the fifty-something MILF…” (P.S. It can be read as a standalone)
  19. A Harmless Little Plan (Harmless #3) by Meli Raine
  20. Deadly Forever (Hardy Brothers Security Book 24) by Lily Harper Hart
  21. Could’ve Said Yes: A Thistle Bend Novel by Tracy March
  22. For Maggie’s Sake by Lora Leigh <— SHE HAS VERY IMPORTANT SECRETS... “Maggie Chavez is in protective custody with a member of her former lover’s SEAL team. Joe, her ex-lover, thinks Maggie is hiding information from him about a powerful drug lord and the deaths of some SEALs. He intends to seduce her and get the information before she can sell it back to the drug cartel...”
  23. Sinful Deeds (Book 1 Sinful C.O.R.E.) (C.O.R.E. Series) by Kristine Mason
  24. Burn So Bright (Jupiter Point Book 2) by Jennifer Bernard
  25. Feeling Some Type of Way by Vera Roberts
  26. Indelibly Intimate: A Tattoo Erotic Romance by Regina Cole
  27. Temptation (Gibson Family Book 2) by H. Elizabeth Austin
  28. Emma (Angel Book 2) by Tracy Lorraine
  29. Jaded Hearts (Loaded Replay Book 1) by Harper Sloan <— HARPER SLOAN ALERT!! IN LOVE & THEY HAVE A RECORD DEAL BUT…Our every desire was at our fingertips and the power of that feeling was all consuming. But then it took every dream we thought would come true and it slapped us in the face with the cold hard reality…
  30. Checkmate: This is Love (Checkmate Duet Book 2) by Kennedy Fox <— THIS IS THE CONCLUSION!!! So I won’t read the blurb so as not to spoil it for myself…
  31. Captivated by Love (Grangers Book 1) by Brenda Jackson
  32. Finn: 7 Brides for 7 Brothers by JoAnn Ross
  33. The Ultimate Treasure (The Lost Andersons Book 5) by Melody Anne
  34. The Spire (The Walsh Series Book 6) by Kate Canterbary <— SHE’S LEFT HER WEALTH & FAMILY BEHIND…She holds everyone—even her siblings—at a mile-long distance. It’s the only way to protect herself. But she can’t protect herself from him…“ Can be read as a standalone!!
  35. Will Never Fade (a Riley O’Brien & Co. novella) by Jenna Sutton
  36. Tattooed Hearts by C.A. Harms
  37. I Will: A Christmas Novella by Lisa Kleypas <— LISA KLEYPAS ALERT!! HE’S BEEN DISINHERITED BUT HE CAN CHANGE IT……As part of his plan, he wants to convince his father that he is courting a respectable woman with the intention of marrying her. The problem is, he doesn’t know any decent women, except for his friend’s spinster sister, Miss Caroline Hargreaves…
  38. Cheeky Christmas: A British Billionaire Holiday Romance by Aria Cole
  39. Somewhere Inn Between by Jaci J
  40. Behind The Book (Sexy Series 2) by Heather Dahlgren
  41. The Bridge by Jill Cox
  42. A Second Wind (Mount Kiernon Book 2) by Suzanne Paschke
  43. About You by A.J. Llewellyn <— M/M ROMANCE!!
  44. Nothing Special V by A.E. Via <— M/M ROMANCE!!
  45. Fix You by Carrie Elks <— SHE’S HIS SISTER’S NANNY... and they are from very different walks of life. “...As she becomes the nanny to his younger sister, the attraction between them grows, though the differences between them are too much to overcome. Until the day they meet in New York and everything changes. After a passionate night together, they try to make things work, but neither of them can imagine the ways their love will be challenged. Then one day, Hanna walks into Richard’s office and reveals an explosive secret…
  46. The Willow Bay Stables Collection by Anne Jolin
  47. River on Fire (River’s End, #5) (River’s End Series) by Leanne Davis
  48. Always on My Mind: A Country Dirt Road Romance (The Dawson Brothers Book 1) by Jessica Mills
  49. Married at Midnight by Gerri Russell
  50. Fairground Attraction by Raven McAllan
  51. Anarchy and Kisses (Anarchy Duo Book 1) by Katie de Long
  52. The First Touch of Sunlight by Len Webster <— SOUNDS CRAZY ANGSTY ALERT! WHOA! I have NO clue what any of this blurb means, but there’s a triangle of sorts?? Or something? And secrets… and stuff. “…She saved his life, exposing him to what it could be like to be with her. But that wasn’t Life’s plan. Because deep down, his secrets will destroy their lives and separate them. His secrets will break both their hearts until the day he finds her standing on the edge of the train platform, completely lost. He did this to her...”
  53. Deadly Ending: Hardy Brothers Security Books 22-24 by Lily Harper Hart
  54. Honor: NA ROMANCE (Bending the Rules Book 2) by A.M. Wray
  55. Catching Luke by Debra Elise
  56. The Predator: Part One (The Predator Series Book 1) by Brooke May
  57. All I Want (Holiday Hearts Book 3) by Susan Scott Shelley
  58. Becoming a Legend (Kavanagh Legends) by Sarah Robinson <— FAMOUS MMA FIGHTER ALERT!!! “With her best friend about to marry into the Kavanagh family, Nora has been resisting Kane’s shameless attempts at flirting for months. But after their undeniable chemistry finally takes over, leading to the hottest night of Nora’s life, she’s running scared. There’s a lot about her life Kane doesn’t know, and she won’t be responsible for ending his career.”
                                                      

 

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{ 59 comments… read them below or add one }

Ela December 13, 2016 at 12:40 PM

Nice looking list! Especially the PNR :)

Maryse December 13, 2016 at 12:47 PM

The PNR is amazing today. Last week’s too!!

Ela December 13, 2016 at 1:23 PM

YUP YUP!

Theresa December 13, 2016 at 1:34 PM

Picked up Born Sinner…that was on my to buy list…love when I find them at a bargain price!!!

Amy December 13, 2016 at 5:30 PM

OMG, Disaster at Roosevelt Ranch sounds absolutely scandalous…and delicious!! Click! Now, if I can hold off until November (October?) then I’ll have my “cowboy” read for our reading challenge. It’s on a ranch so that should count, right? Right. ;)

Ooh! And Jaded Hearts, Fix You, and The First Touch of Sunlight. How fun do those look?

Candy cane martinis tonight, ladies!!

Maryse December 13, 2016 at 5:51 PM

Oh that counts, Amy!!!! :D *waggles eyebrows*

Maryse December 13, 2016 at 5:52 PM

YAY FOR CANDY CANE MARTINISSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!

All the extra S’s are for all the ones I’m swiping from you guys while you aren’t looking! :P

Maryse December 13, 2016 at 6:01 PM

Theresa that one sounds awesome!

Jan December 13, 2016 at 6:04 PM

LOL Maryse. And Amy, could you please slide one of those my way while I click on Love In Rewind and Fix You. Yum!

Tessa December 13, 2016 at 6:08 PM

I want SL Jennings second book in the seven sinners series. It was so good.

I love the PNR list. I got the Ella Summers one from pre-order and used KU for Queen Heir.

i read Angelbound and Scala years ago. However, those curious, currebtly Angelbound is free.

Tessa December 13, 2016 at 6:11 PM

oh, Wait for It is so good. Just everything I loved about Kulti is in this book. You all must read it!

Jan December 13, 2016 at 6:20 PM

Yup Tessa.

Fabi December 13, 2016 at 6:24 PM

Thanks Tessa, I just picked up Angelbound. I’m also getting Born Sinner & Dark Crime.

PS. I love Brooke May for posting this on her book blurb: “**This book has a cliffhanger**” I want to buy her book as a thank you for her consideration.

Jan December 13, 2016 at 6:27 PM

OK I just 1-clicked Dragon Born. I haven’t read any Ella Summers but it looks pretty sweet and IT’S ONLY 0.99$ AUS!! Thanks Tessa.

Ah heck. Someone stop me clicking any more, Now? Pleeeeease?

Amy December 13, 2016 at 7:51 PM

Maryse is the Silent Swiper. ;)

Thanks Tessa! I haven’t read a good angel book in a while. :D

Amy December 13, 2016 at 7:53 PM

*snort* Seriously, Jan? Did you forget where you are right now? :lol:

Fabi…maybe word is getting out about the upset over no warnings on CH books. ;)

bev December 13, 2016 at 8:33 PM

The leads in the adaptation of Everything Everything. And he is in talks to play Simon in the adaptation of Simon vstheHomosapiensAgenda

Tessa December 13, 2016 at 8:34 PM

:) I’m always looking for a new angel series.

Jan December 13, 2016 at 8:39 PM

I just realised the 99c Dragon Born I bought is a trilogy! I’m happy (value for money :D ) but sad cos my tbr is exploding even more :/

Yep authors should always tell us it’s a CH. I don’t like CHs in general as I think it’s a cop out and a rip off, but if an author does go there, at least they can tell us and we can make an informed decision and maybe still buy it anyway. I’m still bitter about the unannounced CH in Mr President and I’m not buying anymore Katy Evans on principle.

Fabi December 13, 2016 at 8:46 PM

Maryse, are you wanting us to send you our top 10 2016 favs list like last year?

bev December 13, 2016 at 8:47 PM
bev December 14, 2016 at 12:45 AM

Rebel of the Sands is on sale.

Jan December 14, 2016 at 9:29 PM

Hellooooooo. Is there anybody out there?

Tessa December 15, 2016 at 10:56 AM

Nope. :P

FLT:
‘The first thing my subconscious registered was the tolling of the bells, a distinct plucking twang which surged through my alpha bond. ‘
Queen Heir by Jaymin Eve and Leia Stone

Fabi December 15, 2016 at 11:45 AM

FLT:
“Oh Scott!”
Into You by Jay Northcote

Ela December 15, 2016 at 11:54 AM

FLT

“I own the night.”

Take Me with You by Nina G. Jones

Maryse December 15, 2016 at 1:29 PM

BEST DARK READ EVER ELA!!!!! 5 STARS

Review is going up in just a few minutes!!! :D

Fabi December 15, 2016 at 1:36 PM

I’m starting TMWY this weekend. It’ll be a good creepy read for a cold wintry weekend.

Fabi December 15, 2016 at 1:37 PM

I had to get Naughty Boss. Sounds hilarious.

Amy December 15, 2016 at 4:18 PM

FLT

“I own the night.” ~ Take Me With You

Catnip blurb warning, gorgeous cover, and now Maryse’s reaction…it’s a Marmy, isn’t it?!? Starting it right now on my lunch break!!! :D

bev December 15, 2016 at 5:58 PM

I don’t think I can read Take Me With You, just probably rage at it.

Maryse, now you should read An Untamed State. ;)

Maryse December 15, 2016 at 7:21 PM

LOL bev!! I haven’t chosen my next one yet… maybe just maybe… ;)

Maryse December 15, 2016 at 7:22 PM

HECK YES Amy!!!! This one is INTENSE and UNFORGETTABLE!!!! I can’t wait to hear what you think. Eeeeep! I’m nervous. :D !!!!!!!

Maryse December 15, 2016 at 7:23 PM

I’m wondering if I’m in the mood for just that one, Fabi. Sounds hilarious and infuriating and fun! Plus it’s short so it might just cleanse my palette.

Maryse December 15, 2016 at 7:52 PM

Fabi!!!

Yes PLEASE send me your 2016 TOP LISTS ( itsmaryse @ gmail. com )

YAY!!

Jan December 15, 2016 at 8:11 PM

Hi Maryse. I already posted my top 10 a few days ago :-)

My FLT for this week:
“Don’t get it,” I said as I heard the ringtone of our apartment phone.

from Smooth-Talking Stranger by Lisa Kleyaps. This is book 3 in the CR ‘Travis’ series. A few years old, but I’ve only just discovered it. I’m fluvvin it. Loved Bks 1, 2 and luvvin bk 3 so far. Book 4 has mixed reviews but I’m going to read that too on the strength of these three.

Jan December 15, 2016 at 8:12 PM

Lisa KleyPAS :/

Cheryl December 15, 2016 at 9:29 PM

Waves to everyone. Crazy time of year and haven’t been able to read as much or even to check in here daily. So sad!
FLT:
I woke up screaming. Wait for It by Mariana Zapata. A S-L-O-W burn romance.

Thinking of Take Me With You Next. Is this purely a psychological thriller or is there some romance?

Jen C December 15, 2016 at 10:26 PM

1-clicked Naughty Boss last night – sounded like a fun read. And it was! Quick and easy read. Really liked it.

bev December 15, 2016 at 10:53 PM

Been in bed with a fever for the past 24 hours. I swear I used to read more when I was sick. Maybe because they were pb? The screen hurts my eyes after a while.
Really, if there should be one upside to being home sick…..sigh.

R. Renee December 15, 2016 at 10:55 PM

I hope you feel better soon, bev <3

Fabi December 15, 2016 at 10:56 PM

Guys!!!!! Look look look what R sent me! I’m a big ol’ emotional mess right now.

http://s1376.photobucket.com/user/doggedwon/library/?sort=3&page=1

Of course, she sent it in that nice Christmas tin all arranged prettty. But I had to pull everything out one by one like a kid on Christmas morning. (Oh, and I didn’t take a picture of the homemade cookies and caramels cause I’m eating those.). But the cookies are the Swedish pepparkakor from The Man I Love. They are so good!

Maryse you gotta make some.

Fabi December 15, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Hope you get better soon bev. I can’t read when I’m sick. Forget work, I just want to feel well again so I can read. :-/

R. Renee December 15, 2016 at 11:04 PM

Did you try to break any yet Fabi? I was told yesterday hearts are the key to successful wishes. Stars, not so much!

Fabi December 15, 2016 at 11:06 PM

My wish has already come true. I have a big group of book loving friends right here. I can’t think of anything better to wish for.

R. Renee December 15, 2016 at 11:07 PM

Awwww!! Now break the dang cookie! ;)

Fabi December 15, 2016 at 11:09 PM

Ok ok! But I gotta go get another one. (hehehe it worked)

Fabi December 15, 2016 at 11:12 PM

3 pieces 3 pieces !!! I got 3 pieces!

bev December 15, 2016 at 11:13 PM

That is lovely!

I’ll have to look those cookies up.

R. Renee December 15, 2016 at 11:14 PM

WTH?? I broke a bazillion cookies yesterday before I got 3 pieces! Stupid finger.

Fabi December 15, 2016 at 11:16 PM

I got it in my first try. You just wanted to eat more cookies and I don’t blame you one bit!

Jan December 16, 2016 at 1:07 AM

:( Hope you’re feeling better soon bev.

Leslie M December 16, 2016 at 11:20 AM

Oh Bev, sorry you are sick. *sends virtual chicken soup*

You guys sold me on Naughty Boss. I need a good, quickie. *waggles eyebrows*

bev December 16, 2016 at 12:48 PM

Thank you , ladies. :)

MichelleS December 16, 2016 at 3:00 PM

I forgot to post my first line last night!!
“A toast to the duke of Claymore and his bride!” – Kingdom of Dreams. J. McNaught

In a romantic mood.

Fabi December 16, 2016 at 3:16 PM

yeah Michelle! I loved that one.

Jan December 16, 2016 at 5:10 PM

Yep I think it’s time I reread that one Michelle.

Maryse December 17, 2016 at 5:36 PM

*snuggles sick bev*

I make an amazing homemade chicken stock chicken noodle soup that just rocks my world, and I wish I could bring you three days worth!!

*sprays lysol*

Ooops. Sorry. Couldn’t resist. ;)

bev December 17, 2016 at 6:25 PM

Spray away. Nobody wants this for Christmas.

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