Latest Paranormal & Contemporary Romance Book Releases – November 17th 2015

by Maryse on November 17, 2015 · 113 comments

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<— Wednesday November 18th 2015 BREAKING NEWS UPDATE! Look at the two that just went live!!

*phew* It’s ready!!! And holy moly it DID double in size!! From awesome new releases, to amazing sounding book recommendations, this week promises to be an awesome reading week, indeed! Traditionally published and indie authors we love like Janet Evanovich, Harper Sloan, Thea Harrison, Callie Hart, Katy Regnery, Melanie Harlow, Kendall Ryan plus so many new-to-mes already, this list rocks!

And LOOK WHAT’S UP FOR PRE-ORDER!! eekeekeek One with You (Crossfire) by Sylvia Day!!!!  ——>

<— And LOOK WHAT  ELSE IS UP FOR PRE-ORDER!! Sebring (The Unfinished Hero Series Book 5) by Kristen Ashley!! :D

P.S. What am I reading now? EASY!!! THIS: Corrupt by Penelope Douglas and it is ROCKING WORLDS!!! Dark read, psych thriller has me anxious to get right back to it and I’m all… whaaaaaat is happening?

Just look at the reactions from our own crew!

Lori: I finished Corrupt by Penelope Douglas this morning after reading half the night! I had to read straight through, I couldn’t put it down it was that good – I haven’t turned pages this fast since I can remember. She nailed it!!! I’m on a huge book high. Thanks for the impromptu buddy read Ratula!! those are the best kind!! and I loved seeing your reactions Tracie

Tracie: This book was AWESOME!!! Seriously not a dull moment and I swear I didn’t know what would happen next. I mean, anything was possible. She nailed it! I feel giddy and full of adrenaline!

Ratula: Im telling you Lori. The bestt wait everrr. She released the teaser over a year ago and I’ve been consumed since!!! She needs to keep writing in this genre!!!

Maria: YAY!! Reading it now …Lori I’m only 25% in but i feel like I’m getting whiplash! I hate that RL keeps interrupting my reading lol

Lori: Its so intense Maria!!

Kandace: just finished! Loved the way it made me feel. it was intense and I couldn’t put it down.

Maryse: That blurb made me eeeeeep!!!!

Jody: I want to read this now! Though I have to finish November 9 first. Why do you do this to me Maryse. Lol

Maryse: I wonder why I do this to myself!!! I already had my next read figured out, until this one went live!!! :P  LOL!!!!

Tessa: *big grin* OMG, finished and WOW. *squees* I seriously fell in love with so many of the characters, words defy. Too many emotions right now. Just, *squees again*

Allison: I’m feeling all the feels. I feel panicky. And I’m cursing a lot. The more passionate about a book I am, the more I curse. And right now I’m like a drunk dock worker.

Jean: Tessa and Allison…..Corrupt……holy crap! This is why I read! Not quite done yet, but seeing Tessa’s reaction has me wanting to leave work right now and finish it!

YAY ME!!!! :D

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. November 9: A Novel by Colleen Hoover
  2. Tricky Twenty-Two: A Stephanie Plum Novel by Janet Evanovich
  3. Beneath These Scars: The Beneath Series, Book 4 by Meghan March
  4. Conviction: The Consolation Duet, Volume 2 by Corinne Michaels
  5. Dragos Goes to Washington: Elder Races by Thea Harrison
  6. Find Me by Laurelin Paige
  7. Bound to Darkness: Midnight Breed Series #13 by Lara Adrian
  8. Crossroads by Riley Hart <— M/M ROMANCE and we LOVED IT!!
  9. Seduction Game: I-Team Series #7 by Pamela Clare
  10. Twist Me: The Complete Trilogy by Anna Zaires <— THE WHOLE SERIES!
         

 

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).

  1. My Soul To Keep (Soul Series Book 1) by Kennedy Ryan <— THOUGHTLESS FEELS??!!! Oooooh! Marion is going crazy for this recent release! “Guys ‘My Soul to Keep’ is soooooo good! Not even halfway through and I’m getting the same “feels” I got with ‘Thoughtless” years ago. Yippeee been dying for a book like this for ages. Y’ALL HAVE TO READ IT!!!!” And then… she finished it! “My soul to Keep” by Kennedy Ryan. if you want to get out of a funk and need some slow burning feels this one is a right up your alley! Rhyson has joined the ranks of Kellan for me.5 fantastic stars! !!!
  2. Something About Lorelei by Sandi Lynn <— Gabby is enjoying this one! “Almost done with Something about Lorelei by Sandi Lynn! Loved her forever black series and liking this one as well!” And yep! The reviews are awesome and it’s high in the top 100 of all Kindle books right now!
  3. Soundless by Richelle Mead <— Barbi loved it! “Just finished Soundless by Richelle Mead…awesome book” Wow… I had no idea she had this brand new one out!
  4. Cruel & Beautiful by A.M. Hargrove <— Amber loved this recent release! “I just finished Cruel and Beautiful. It was fabulous! I’m sad it’s over, but happy that it is. It had my emotions all over the place. Such a great great read!!!!”
  5. Traitor by Jody Wallace <— Dana recommends this one! “‘Traitor’ by Jody Wallace - loved ‘Angeli,’ book one in the series. Awesome world building and a truly kick-ass heroine!”
  6. Surviving Broken (The Mathews Family Book 4) by Beverly Preston <— Tracey is reading this one! “Surviving Broken The Matthew’s family #4 by Beverly Preston, I havn’t read the others, 50% read brilliant so far.”
  7. Witches (Runes series Book 6) by Ednah Walters <— Saleen loved this one! “Just finished reading Witches by Ednah Walters…  I loved it! Please tell me you plan to write more of Raine and Torin’s story”
  8. A Demon’s Dark Embrace by Amelia Hutchins <— Sue loved this recent release! “Just finished A Demons Dark Embrace by Amelia Hutchins. Love Ryder and Ristan!!”
  9. Rebel (Blood & Roses series Book 7) by Callie Hart <— MUCH LOVE for this series, and the latest one was just released (see it below).
  10. The Last Hour of Gann by R. Lee Smith <— And MichelleS jumped into this one that was highly recommended last week! “I will be out of commission for at least a week reading this MONSTER of a book from your list earlier this week: the last Hour of Gann. OMG. How long is this book? I can’t find a page count, but I am guessing maybe 1200 pages? When my Kindle said 32 hours left in book I nearly fainted. The sample took me a couple of hours to read and by then I was hooked. Kind of like Radiance and Transcendence and a few others all mixed together. I’m hooked… Crazy good, weird, long…. great writing…”
  11. RUSH (City Lights: New York City) by Emma Scott <— BLIND RECLUSE & HIS ASSISTANT ALERT! I LOVED this one. :D

         

 

PARANORMAL/FANTASY/SCI-FI/DYSTOPIAN

  1. Pia Does Hollywood (Elder Races) by by Thea Harrison
  2. A Very Alpha Christmas: Over 25 Paranormal Holiday Tales of Werewolves, Dragons, Shifters, Vampires, Fae, Witches, Billionaires, Magics, Ghosts, Demons and More <— OH this is a nice bundle!!! “…featuring OVER 25 ALL NEW, NEVER RELEASED stories from New York Times, USA Today and Bestselling Authors”
  3. Jax (Immortals of New Orleans Book 7) by Kym Grosso
  4. My Brother’s Keeper (Bewitched and Bewildered Book 5) by Alanea Alder
  5. Hex the Halls (8 Magical Holiday Reads)
  6. Now You See Her… (Psychic Visions Book 8) by Dale Mayer
  7. Breathing Vapor (Cyborg Sizzle Book 2) by Cynthia Sax
  8. Cult of the Hexad (Afterlife saga Book 6) by Stephanie Hudson
  9. Mating Dance (Grizzly Cove Book 2) by Bianca D’Arc
  10. Wilde Card: Immortal Vegas, Book 2 by Jenn Stark
  11. Shadow Mate (The Siberian Volkov Pack Romance Book 11) by Caryn Moya Block
  12. Alpha Enticing (Fallen Alpha Book 3) by Rebecca Royce
  13. Don’t Drink the Holy Water (The Vamp for Me Book 4) by Bailey Bradford
  14. Dark Alpha’s Claim: A Reaper Novel (Reapers) by Donna Grant
  15. Night Fall on Dark Mountain by Delilah Devlin
  16. The All Souls Real-time Reading Companion by Deborah Harkness
  17. LUST: Book Two of the Shadow-Keepers Series by Jas T. Ward
  18. Resist (RedZone) by Tracey Martin
  19. The Third Choice by Kira Tynan
  20. Sinful Magic (Wing Slayer Hunter Book 4) by Jennifer Lyon
                   

 

CONTEMPORARY

  1. Slut – (Book Two) (The Twin Duo) by Jettie Woodruff just went LIVE tonight!!!
  2. Perfectly Imperfect by Harper Sloan <— SHE HATES HERSELF & WONDERS WHY HE WOULD EVER WANT HER ALERT! ”…those mean girls were right – it was a line meant for all the beautiful people in the world – and I knew the answer would never be me…”
  3. Beyond Her Words (Corrupt Chaos MC) by Bink Cummings <— BIKER BOOK ALERT FROM POPULAR AUTHOR!! Michelle and Robyn found us this one! Michelle says: “You NEED to mention that Bink Cummings NEW BOOK OUT TODAY! Beyond Her Words! Already HUGE 5 STAR RATINGS!!!” and Robyn says: “I forgot to mention that Bink Cummings who wrote The MC Chronicles has a new book out today. It’s about a new MC. The H is Scottish (you know I have a thing for Scots!) and he’s a firefighter…two bangs for the buck!! It’s called Beyond Her Words (Corrupt Chaos MC).”
  4. Rogue (Dead Man’s Ink Series Book 2) by Callie Hart <— CLIFFHANGER RELIEF ALERT! Theresa just saw this one is finally up! She says: “Yes yes yes! Callie Hart’s Rogue is Live. Rebel was such a cliffy!” Okay so I won’t read the blurb so I don’t spoil #1 for myself. :D
  5. Sinful (Undone Book 2) by Jennifer Dawson
  6. After Tonight: A Flirting With Trouble Novel by Annie Kelly <— STUDENT TEACHER ALERT! “…the last thing she expects when she meets her newest student is to see the guy she met—and made out with—at a bar last week…”
  7. Breeze (Southern Rock Lyrics Series Book 1) by Ashley Hampton
  8. Ready or Not (Soho Loft Romances) by Melissa Brayden
  9. Billionaire Husband by Sam Crescent
  10. Always Mine (The Barrington Billionaires, Book 1) by Ruth Cardello
  11. How to Fall by Rebecca Brooks <— FALLING IN LOVE ON VACATION ALERT! “she buys a round trip ticket to Brazil. For one week, she can put her needs first. She can meet a stranger in the hotel pool at midnight and dance all night on the beach…”
  12. Just One Taste (Masters and Mercenaries: Topped) (Volume 2) by Lexi Blake
  13. Dare to Seduce (Dare to Love ) (Volume 8) by Carly Phillips
  14. Indelible You (Imagine Ink Book 1) by Verlene Landon <— YOUNGER BAD BOY/OLDER WOMAN AND A SECRET…He’s an over-inked, reformed bad boy and she is the slightly older, seemingly out of reach woman who’s head over heels (actually knees over shoulders) in love with him. Almost as much as he is with her. Somehow, they have remained oblivious to their mutual attraction for five yearsOne night, they take the plunge. Love conquers all, right? They expose hearts and bodies, expecting a happily ever after until a terrible secret is revealed—during climax.” <—- OH I’M VERY CURIOUS!!! What could it be?
  15. BANGED: Rock Stars, Bad Boys & Dirty Deeds by Lexxie Couper , Madelynne Ellis, Amber Lin, Shari Slade, Zara Keane, Ainsley Booth, Cari Quinn, Taryn Elliott, Elizabeth Briggs
  16. Elusive Love by K.A. Robinson
  17. Soul and Blade (Blood and Bone Series Book 3) by Tara Brown
  18. I Do by A.J. Pine <— RUH ROH! RUNAWAY GROOM ALERT?!!! “Duncan McAllister is marrying Elaina Tripoli tomorrow. Except—he’s missing. Jordan, Noah, Griffin, Maggie, and Miles arrive in Greece for the festivities to find frantic messages from both the bride and groom. Noah and Griffin set off to find Duncan while Jordan, Maggie, and Miles try to salvage what should be a day of celebration before the wedding. But the Americans have their own baggage…
  19. Crush (The Tainted Love Duet Book 2) by Kim Karr
  20. 12 Christmas Romances To Melt Your Heart
  21. Campaigning for Christopher: The Winslow Brothers #4 (The Blueberry Lane Series -The Winslow Brothers) by Katy Regnery <— OH NO!! SHE SNEAKILY SABOTAGES THIS POLITICIAN (but ends up liking him!) ALERT!!!Julianne Crow, a plus-size model struggling to make ends meet, jumps at the chance to make a little extra cash on the side. What does she have to do? Slip something into Christopher Winslow’s drink and take some very naughty pictures with him.But Christopher is nothing like Julianne expected, and when her actions sabotage his hard-earned campaign only a month before the election, her guilt is overwhelming…
  22. Beg Me (the STEELE BROTHERS series Book 4) by Jennifer Probst
  23. White Lines III: All Falls Down: A Novel by Tracy Brown
  24. Slide (Black Addiction Book 1) by T Gephart
  25. Coming Home (Second Chances Book 1) by Diana McKinley
  26. Some Sort of Crazy (Natalie and Miles): A Happy Crazy Love Novel by Melanie Harlow <— HER OLD CRUSH/ PLAYBOY FRIEND IS BACK IN TOWN ALERT!! “When a psychic tells Natalie Nixon her life is about to be upended by a mysterious stranger, she laughs it off. After all, she has everything she’s ever wanted—a successful bakery, the perfect boyfriend, and the keys to her dream house. Who could possibly make her want to throw all that away?” Oh I know!!! :D
  27. To the Stars: A Thatch Novel by Molly McAdams
  28. Montana SEAL (Brotherhood Protectors Book 1) by Elle James
  29. Ignite (Speed Series Book 1) by Kelly Elliott <— RACE CARE DRIVER ALERT!!
  30. Wild Boys After Dark: Heath by Melissa Foster
  31. Thanksgiving in Sweetwater County by Ciara Knight
  32. Dangerous Attraction: Part Three (Aegis Group) by Sidney Bristol
  33. Because I Love You: A Forever Love Story by Jeannie Moon
  34. Strings Attached (A Salon Games Novel) by Stephanie Julian <— ROCK STAR ALERT!!
  35. Vindicate: A Recovered Innocence Novel by Beth Yarnall
  36. Emeralds (All That Glitters Book 3) by K.A. Linde
  37. Where the Heart Leads by Jeanell Bolton <— FORMER CHILD STAR & A WIDOWED RANCHER ALERT!A new beginning. It’s the only thing former child star Moira Farrar wants. Putting her painful Hollywood memories in the rearview mirror, she’s headed to Texas and to an exciting new job directing a small-town theater group. But it’s the sinfully sexy smile of red-headed rancher Rafe McAllister that makes Moira really dream of starting over-even though she knows that anything more than a fling would set the stage for heartbreak.
  38. Monster Prick (An Older Brother’s Best Friend Romance) by Kendall Ryan <— HER BROTHER’S ARROGANT BEST FRIEND ALERT!Arrogant. Cocky. Pr!ck. Those are the words I’d use to describe my older brother’s dangerously handsome best friend. When he learned of my plan to kick off my white cotton briefs, ditching my good girl persona once and for all by losing my virginity to the first eligible bachelor I could find, he flipped out. Said over his dead body.”
  39. Dead in Her Tracks (Rogue Winter Novella Book 2) by Kendra Elliot
  40. Rocky Mountain Shelter (Six Pack Ranch) (Volume 8) by Vivian Arend
  41. Mischief Under the Mistletoe: Holiday Hotties Just Waiting To Be Unwrapped
  42. Sinful Longing (Sinful Nights) (Volume 3) by Lauren Blakely <— BAD BOY FRIENDS-WITH-BENEFITS ALERT! But “…his past hits too close to home for her, and the people she has to protect. There isn’t room in her life for a relationship with Colin. Especially when she’s forced to keep a secret that could tear his family apart…
  43. Christmas Eve Kisses: inspirational romance boxed set (Inspy Kisses Book 4) by Margaret Daley and Lacy Williams
  44. Mind Games (A Harp Security Novel) by Laura K. Curtis
  45. Not Enough by Mia Hoddell <— AN INTROVERT WITH A DARK SECRET ALERT and only one person accepts her as she is… “That person is her lifelong friend Blake Reynolds. He’s seen the fights with her mum, the breakdowns caused by attacks on her personality, and the battles for acceptance. Each time she is left shattered and questioning who she is, he’s the one to collect the pieces of her broken heart. Shielding her from the cruelty is his only concern. But how can he protect her when Neve is concealing a secret so dark? Blake thinks he knows everything about her, and with their relationship developing, he assumes Neve trusts him fully. However, there is one memory Neve is too ashamed of to share. Revealing it will test Blake’s loyalty beyond what she could ever ask…
  46. Shattered (Savage Souls Book 4) by LS Silverii
  47. The Cowboy in Unit E (Mockingbird Place Book 2) by Kris Cook <— M/M ROMANCE
  48. Heart’s Compass by C.E. Kilgore <— M/M ROMANCE
  49. Stage Dreams by E.E. Grey <— M/M ROMANCE
  50. Compass by Jeanne McDonald <— SECOND CHANCE ROMANCE ALERT!! “Together, they find themselves on a journey of rediscovery, friendship, hope, and love. Yet, when the harsh realities of life threaten to tear them apart for good, will Alexis and Ryan lose all hope of a happily ever after?
  51. Child Star: Part 3 by J.J. McAvoy
  52. Not Vanilla – Flavors of Kink Collection by Jennifer Lynne and Roz Lee
  53. Tricky Twenty-Two: A Stephanie Plum Novel by Janet Evanovich <— JANET EVANOVICH ALERT!!!
  54. Boots and the Heartbreaker (Ugly Stick Saloon Series Book 11) by Myla Jackson
  55. Breaking Hearts (Full Hearts Book 4) by MJ Summers
  56. Off Limits: An Aces Hockey Novella by Kelly Jamieson
  57. Caged Heart: The story of Athena by Vivienne Craft
  58. Addiction (Seven Deadly Sins Book 1) by Shantel Tessier <— HE MAKES NO APOLOGIES FOR HIS INDULGENCE IN SINS ALERT!It doesn’t really matter what I am or who you are. Everyone has sin in common. But I pride myself on doing it better. Through the eyes of another, I am envied. If they only knew the wrath I have endured.
  59. Easton’s Everything (Finding Perfect Book 6) by Amy Gregory
  60. The Irresistible Collection: 5 erotic novellas (The “Irresistible” Series) by AJ Harmon
  61. A Stone’s Throw by Debbie De Louise
  62. The Idea of You: Ribbon Ridge Book Four by Darcy Burke
  63. Now and Forever (Second Chances) by Mari Carr
  64. Everything After: A Rocker Romance Novel by Melissa Toppen <— ROCK STAR ALERT!!
  65. Stirred by Nancy S. Thompson <— OLDER WOMAN/YOUNGER MAN & PEOPLE PLOTTING AGAINST THEM ALERT!With my marriage in shambles, I’m eager to make a go of it with Sean, despite our sixteen-year age difference. But while I relish my sexual reawakening, I fear giving up the posh life I’ve grown accustomed to. That life, however, and everything in it, comes crashing down as bodies start piling up around us, and all clues point to me and Sean. Secrets, betrayal, and revenge threaten to destroy not just my carefully-crafted reputation, but my very life…
  66. More than Neighbors by Isabel Keats
  67. The Defector (The Davina Graham Thrillers) by Evelyn Anthony
  68. One Week in December (One Week in Love Book 3) by Alexis Anne and Audra North
  69. More Than Physical (The Physical Series Book Book 2) by Sierra Hill
  70. Finish Him (The Games of Love Book 3) by Deanna Dee
  71. Stirring Love at the Ranch (Love in Rusting Texas Book 1) by M.S. Toth
  72. Winter in Waianae (Love in Oahu Book 2) by Aubree Lane
  73. Our Last Time: A Novel by Cristy Marie Poplin <— SOUNDS LIKE A TEARJERKER ALERT! She lost her best friend to an illness years ago and now she’s a nurse… “There she meets Wyatt Blanquette, a curmudgeonly patient with untapped wisdom and heart, beneath a stony exterior. When they agree to be nice to each other instead of abundantly rude, Wyatt eventually shows the fact that he sees a light in Willow that cannot burn out. Everything changes once Wyatt reveals to Willow his heart-wrenching secret...”
  74. The Things You Mean To Me: Knight Skies Prequel by Sydney Holmes
  75. Money Green Memories (The Money Green Series) by Scarlett G. Brade
  76. Somebody Has to Pay (Zane Presents) by Pat Tucker
  77. The Wedding Chapel by Rachel Hauck <— Sounds like a sweet, heartwarming, heartwrenching love story! “A lonely wedding chapel built as a tribute to lost love just might hold the long-awaited secret to hope and reconciliation” and… “And when Taylor and Coach’s journeys collide, they each rediscover the heartbeat of their own dreams as they learn that the love they long to hold is well worth waiting for.”
  78. Never Fall (Faithfully Yours Book 2) by Anne Carol
  79. Something Brave by Victoria Blisse
  80. The Sweet Charm of Distance by Jared Glovsky <— SECOND CHANCE ROMANCE ALERT FROM A PAST ILLICIT AFFAIR <— now both single again (moody famous author is now widowed, and she’s divorced and disillusioned).
  81. Your Red Always by LeeAnn Whitaker
  82. MIST (BLUE-LINK Book 2) by Maureen A. Miller
  83. The Billionaire’s Christmas Proposal (A Billionaire for Christmas) by Victoria James
  84. Compromising Her Position (Compromise Me) by Samanthe Beck <— WHOOPS! SHE MADE OUT WITH THE WRONG GUY AT THE OFFICE CHRISTMAS PARTY ALERT! ”When Chelsea Wayne drags Santa into a supply closet for a little office party nookie, she assumes the man in the suit is her on-again/off-again coworker boyfriend. Instead, it’s Rafe St. Sebastian, a man known for his hard-driving ways in business as well as the bedroom—and, kill her now, the brand spanking new owner of Las Ventanas—who grants her naughtiest Christmas wishes. So much for her reputation, not to mention her career.
  85. Chance of A Lifetime (Anderson Brothers) by Marissa Clarke
  86. The Hometown Hoax by Heather Thurmeier
  87. Right Where You Are (The Second Chances Series Book 1) by L.E. Bross <— RICH SPOILED GIRL THAT HAS TO DO COMMUNITY SERVICE AND THE BOY THAT JUST GOT OUT OF PRISON ALERT!A romance between these two is doomed from the start. Girls like Avery want castles and white horses, but Seth is no prince charming. He’s not even charming. He’s pissed off, and he’s got a chip on his shoulder big enough to sink the Titanic…
                                                                                     

 

PRE-ORDERS (next week’s)

  1. Command (Storm MC #7) by Nina Levine - November 18th 2015
  2. Hearts of Blue by L.H. Cosway <— November 19th 2015
  3. Treat Me (One Night with Sole Regret Book 8) by Olivia Cunning - November 22nd 2015
  4. The Last Shot by Sara Hubbard - November 22nd 2015
  5. Belong: A Seven Year Itch Book by Jennifer Foor - November 23rd 2015
  6. Denial (Careless Whispers Book 1) by Lisa Renee Jones - November 24th 2015
  7. Endure (Evolve Series #4) by S.E. Hall - November 24th 2015
  8. Sacked by Tabitha Vargo - November 24th 2015
  9. Wild Kisses (3:AM Kisses Book 7) by Addison Moore - November 24th 2015
  10. Stepbrother, Mine by Opal Carew - November 24th 2015
  11. Breaking Love (Broken Love Book 4) by B.B. Reid - November 24th 2015
  12. Taking It Off by Claire Kent - November 24th 2015
  13. Wild Cat (Leopard series) by Christine Feehan – November 24th 2015
  14. Hold Me Close by Megan Hart - November 24th 2015
  15. Sebring (The Unfinished Hero Series Book 5) by Kristen Ashley <— Look what Lauren found us!! “Kristen Ashley has Sebring up for preorder…..Knight’s brother Nick Sebring finally getting his own book!!” – JANUARY 11th 2016!!
             

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Marit November 17, 2015 at 1:27 PM

Thanks for the great list, Maryse! Book 6 in the Afterlife Saga is now out!!!! ;) The Cult of the Hexad. Oh my, I have been waiting for this one :D I cannot get enough of Keira and Draaaaaaven ;) *squeeee*

Stephanie November 17, 2015 at 1:34 PM

Just finished Corrupt by Penelope Douglas. WOW! This book is major intense. It’s different and I had a hard time reading some of it. As the big confrontation is happening, I was feeling some serious anxiety. Didn’t know how far it would go. Overall I did enjoy it and would love to read a follow up with Kai and Will.

Ela November 17, 2015 at 1:45 PM

WHAT A LIST MARYSE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I STILL CAN’T GET OVER LAST WEEK’S LIST! THANKS *SMOOCHES*

Maryse November 17, 2015 at 1:59 PM

Ohhhh Thank you Marit! I’m adding it now!! :D

Jill November 17, 2015 at 2:07 PM

Everlasting Light by Shey Stahl came out yesterday!!! It’s so heat breakingly beautiful!!!

Tessa November 17, 2015 at 2:31 PM

Finished Tangled. It was good, but the poor book came after Corrupt. Also, I admit. If someone is seriously addicted to drugs, I might love the book, but I can’t fall for the guy. There are all these evil guys I fall for, but one does drugs, poof, non-sexy. That said, I still loved the story, though yep. Bow at the end. :)

Robyn November 17, 2015 at 3:00 PM

This list is craaazy!! I’m on book overload again! Next up…..I’m getting my Dominic Draven with a side of Pip on….The Curse of the Hexad is finally out! Yippee!!

Robyn November 17, 2015 at 3:15 PM

Maryse…I forgot to mention that Bink Cummings who wrote The MC Chronicles has a new book out today. It’s about a new MC. The H is Scottish (you know I have a thing for Scots!) and he’s a firefighter…two bangs for the buck!! It’s called Beyond Her Words (Corrupt Chaos MC).

Maryse November 17, 2015 at 5:58 PM

That you Stephanie!!! I’m reading it right now (hence my radio silence). LOL!!!

Maryse November 17, 2015 at 5:58 PM

YAY Ela!

My pleasure!!! :D

Maryse November 17, 2015 at 5:58 PM

Thank you Jill!

Maryse November 17, 2015 at 6:00 PM

LOL Tessa!!!

I melted when he pushed his head into her hand looking for that closeness… despite how much they hated each other.

Such a vulnerable moment, and so many more of those that had my heart.

And still… he continued being an ass DESPITE his occasional private awesomeness.

But yeah… the bow. A little too tight. ;)

Maryse November 17, 2015 at 6:01 PM

Yay Robyn!!! :D I keep hearing about this Crave the Drave guy. LOL!!!!

Maryse November 17, 2015 at 6:01 PM

Oooooh and thank you for the Bink Cummings update. :D

michele November 17, 2015 at 6:14 PM

Thanks SO MUCH for updating Binks new book!! Such a fantastic writer and really cares about her fans! I hope you start reading her books.. WILL NOT be disappointed!! Xo

Maryse November 17, 2015 at 6:24 PM

Slut by Jettie Woodruff just went LIVE! I posted it up there (the very first one in the contemporary romance releases)

Tessa November 17, 2015 at 6:55 PM

Yes! That moment was so sweet. There were quite a few of those. As I said, I loved the book. I just never turn people who do drugs into BBF. :D I just wanted to hug him and punch him a lot.

How’s Corrupt?

Cheryl November 17, 2015 at 7:19 PM

WHAT A LIST, Maryse. I’m still reading Corrupt. RL been getting in the way of my reading time. After I finish I’ll take a second look at this list again. ;)

Lisa M November 17, 2015 at 8:10 PM

Home sick today what’s a girl to do….read Corrupt all day!!! Yipee!!! Just finished. So good!!! I was on pins n needles all day!! Holding my breath, what’s going to happen next??? Hot hot hot!!! For those of you that have finished you know what I’m talking about!!! Love Penelope Douglas’ books!!! Day book hangover now….what should I read next???

Fabi November 17, 2015 at 9:41 PM

Wow, what a list!

I’m still listening to Nov 9. Around 65% I guess. I hate Fallonso much that I don’t know if I can finish the book. :-(

Fabi November 17, 2015 at 9:41 PM

*Fallon

Niki November 17, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Thirty Nights by Ani Keating came out today as well and sounds good!!

Lisa November 18, 2015 at 1:00 AM

Fabi!! I just finished Tangled and trawled through my recent downloads deciding on Nov 9 as my next….but you’ve got me worried. Cant do books when I don’t like The mc’s.
PS: Maryse and Tessa I loved Tangled and had no issues with the drug use because it was framed as ‘self medication’ related to mental health issues rather than recreational. Not that I condone drug use….but the H was so messed up it wouldn’t have been genuine if he wasn’t hitting it hard. And I loved who she ended up with…the ending could have been a bit more ambiguous perhaps but otherwise loved it.

fabi November 18, 2015 at 1:15 AM

Lisa, Nov 9 put me in such a bad mood that I’ve spent the entire evening watching TV trying to shake it. I wasn’t fond of the h from the beginning and both MCs were too old for their ages. But the h just kept getting worse and worse as the book went on. I’ve never made it this far into a book and then dnf. But I’ve thought about it all evening and I think I’m just going to move on. I hate the h and nothing that could happen in the last 30-35% of the book is going to redeem her for me. So …yep, first time for everything. I’m going to dnf an expensive audio book after sticking with it for 65% of the story.

I’m finishing On Paper tonight. This one I’ve really, really liked. Then I think I’m going with a PNR or sci fi romance next.

Lisa November 18, 2015 at 1:42 AM

Oh that does not bode well for me liking this book. Ive been very vocal in tbe past about my intense dislike for characters in Overruled (@##% Stanton!!) who still make me fume even though I dnf! A comet landing on and wiping out the MCs wouldnt have redeemed that book for me. (And sadly I cant make myself go back to that author even though I enjoyed her previous books). So I get where you’re coming from.
Mmmm maybe a fantasy H in a PNR is just what you need.
Think I’m gonna read something else. :(

Jodie November 18, 2015 at 5:55 AM

Maryse….R Lee Smith also has a new one out. Land of the Beautiful Dead. Another dark erotica novel. Her heroes are definitely not what we are used to and the way the main hero is described in this one is very scary

MichelleS November 18, 2015 at 8:31 AM

I’ve been reading for days and I’m not even to 50% yet!!! This book is huge. (The Last Hour of Gann). I can’t stop thinking about it, though. It’s not for everyone, but if you like Sci-Fi or dystopian, and world building, it’s just amazing. Some really profound thoughts on the “fall of man” kind of thing in there too. Thank you so much for this recommendation. I would never have picked up this book if it were not on one of your lists!

MichelleS November 18, 2015 at 8:33 AM

Oh – and don’t let the cover fool you. It looks like it would be some cheesy alien romance, and it most definitely is NOT. Poor cover choice.

bev November 18, 2015 at 8:51 AM

Fabi, a review I read they hated the hero in that book, lol. Um, because of who he has a relationship with and in regards to the twist.
I liked Tangle, but had a problem with that heroine. She was not very forgiving or compassionate but held others to a different standard. Plus the character change of the one, who otherwise would have good reason to be seriously pissed.
Not sure what will be next. Maybe Overruled, lol. Such mixed reviews and strong on that.

bev November 18, 2015 at 8:53 AM

MichelleS, I remember when that book hit big last year or year before meant to read it. And then there is Corrupt. Decisions.

Ela November 18, 2015 at 9:15 AM

Bottom line with November 9 is that there was WAY too much hype surrounding it and all these great beta reviews so we all expected another Hopeless or Ugly Love but NOPE we got something way off! I didn’t hate the book and did finish it but it was just ok for me and both H and h pissed me off.

Allison November 18, 2015 at 12:19 PM

I finished Corrupt and was in a book haze for a day there. Loved it so much.

And I might have just one clicked 18 because nothing makes me weaker than an older man and a younger woman.

I hope it’s good!! Anyone else reading it?

Grey November 18, 2015 at 1:16 PM

I’m reading corrupt and it is effectively ruining my life. Just want you all to know…

I’m supposed to be writing. Nope , I’m reading… Supposed to be cleaning… Nope reading… Supposed to be eating lunch…nope you guessed it, reading. Gah, this book, these Horsemen. This girl…WTF is going to happen, she just robbed her own store, I have pretzel tummy in a major way.

Whose fault is it for making me read this book? *shifty eyes* hmm???

Julie November 18, 2015 at 2:06 PM

So many of these sound good! I added Sinful Longing, Some Sort of Crazy, Cruel & Beautiful, Something About Lorelei and My Soul to Keep to my TBR.

I’m trying to decide what to read next – Marley, November 9 or Nuts (which is on sale for $1.99).

Niki November 18, 2015 at 2:36 PM

I’m in book heaven with Beyond her Words!! It is very different from what I thought would be another book about a MC!! Love it!!!!

Also Eighteen came out today!!! Looks good!!

Tessa November 18, 2015 at 3:00 PM

*blinks at Grey innocently* Huh?

Allison, yeah! Now you know why I was in a book fog.

fabi November 18, 2015 at 3:04 PM

Awwww, guuuys, I just finished On Paper and it was so good. 100% pure love story. No gimmicks, no tricks, just two people falling in love. Super sweet and beautiful.

Jean November 18, 2015 at 3:29 PM

I am in an absolute book fog over Corrupt too! I could not put the book down! Amazing!!!!!! That last line of the Epilogue had me grinning like a crazy person! Hard to start a new book now…….

Lisa November 18, 2015 at 5:27 PM

Bev one thing I can say in Overruled’s favour is the character development is strong. I remember the characters perfectly even though it was a dnf when often I cant recall names and details of books months after reading them even if I remember enjoying the story. Stories do start to blend together.

Michelle November 18, 2015 at 6:21 PM

*waves* I’ve been MIA a bit but get a break tonight to continue with one of my ‘must read by the end of the year’ books, Queen of Shadows. Then I’m going with the new R Lee Smith. Looks like I NEED to pick up Corrupt too!

Few freebies: Here With Me by Heidi McLaughlin, Love In Between by Sandi Lynn, Every Heart by LK Collins, Familiar Ground by Michelle Lynn. Sales: Clean Sweep by Ilona Andrews is 1.99, Nuts by Alice Clayton is 1.99

Maryse November 18, 2015 at 8:47 PM

Thank you Michelle!

I’m still reading Corrupt. Good stuff so far!!

And now I shall backtrack backwards through the comments. :P

Cheryl November 18, 2015 at 9:56 PM

Still reading Corrupt. Damn RL messing with my reading time.

fabi November 18, 2015 at 10:06 PM

I started Born of Betrayal. Reading a Kenyon book feels like coming home after an extended trip. So good. I love the League series. It’s easily on par with the BDB.

Jen C November 18, 2015 at 11:44 PM

I finished Corrupt last night and I’m right there with you all – massive book fog. Loved that book so so much – Ms Douglas did it again!! The characters, the writing, the story and character development, the ending. Everything was so on point for me!

But that leaves me with the whole what on earth do I read next – needs to be something good to live up to Corrupt! I’m thinking maybe 18 (like you Allison) or maybe Nuts.

Michelle F November 18, 2015 at 11:52 PM

Fabi, I love the League series too! I think Born of Betrayal might be next up on my tbr list. :-D

Allison November 19, 2015 at 12:26 AM

I am at 91% in Eighteen and am looooooving it! Another one I don’t want to end! I love the characters, the guessing that I’ve done throughout the book, the second guessing of who I thought should have ended up with whom. The hotness. Yowza.

Between this and Corrupt, what a one two punch!

Jean November 19, 2015 at 9:35 AM

I just 1-clicked 18 Allison! Is it really based on a true story?

The Unraveling You series by Jessica Sorensen is 99 cents today. 4 books bundled.

Cristina November 19, 2015 at 10:06 AM

Finished Corrupt and absolutely LOVED it! It had me on the edge of my seat the WHOLE time!! Could not put it down! Went to work the next day on four hours of sleep (oops!) But sometimes sacrifices must be made. ;-) Penelope Douglas rocked it!! This is EXACTLY they type of book I was looking for and she nailed it! I’m kinda hoping for a book about Kai… I’d LOVE to get to know him some more. ;-) Like others have asked… What in the world do I read next?! That’s one of the toughest questions in book world, ESPECIALLY after an emotional and exciting book like that! :-)

Allison November 19, 2015 at 10:23 AM

Jean, at the end JA Huss explains how it is based on her life when she was 18. She was in a relationship with a much older man, though he wasn’t her teacher. But she went through the same thing as Shannon, having extra credits but still not able to graduate HS because of the timing of when she took her classes and having a counselor who rallied to support her. She goes into much more detail about who each of the characters were based on from her life. She claims to have written it in just 2 weeks because the story was already there from her real life. Loved the book so much!

Cristina November 19, 2015 at 10:26 AM

I’ve been reading the reviews on Overruled by Emma Chase. I did read it and my thoughts on it were mixed as well. That’s a really hard subject matter to write about and not make the characters look wishy-washy. Maybe it was because I loved Tangled so much, that I expected more. Plus, it’s hard to top Drew. However, the next book Sustained (after Overruled) was really awesome! Had me laughing out loud like I did while reading Tangled. Don’t let one book scratch an author for you. I’ll admit that after Overruled, I didn’t jump on Sustained right away, but I just finished the Twist Me series by Anna Zaires and was looking for something to make me giggle and took a chance. I’m so glad I did, because I was laughing out loud so hard, I was getting “the look” from my husband. FYI… That “look” originated when I was reading Tangled (Emma Chase). I loved reading Drew’s point of view so much that I read parts of it out loud to my husband (who is def an alpha type) and he was cracking up with me. I got through one part and then went back to reading to myself, and he was like… “so what happens next?” I wind up reading the rest of the book out loud to him so we could enjoy it together. It was AWESOME!! :-)

Jean November 19, 2015 at 11:46 AM

Thanks for that info Allison! Moving it up on my list!

Ela November 19, 2015 at 12:00 PM

STARTING CORRUPT :)

Amy November 19, 2015 at 12:32 PM

You GUYS!!! I’m in such a wonderfully blissful state right now after finishing Rush!!!

Skipping and twirling through a beautiful field while tossing flower petals in the air and tra-la-la-ing with sunrays beaming down on me and surrounded by the sound of birds singing…THAT’S ME RIGHT NOW!!! :D

Okay, so it’s more like stumbling through my untidy house while spritzing the air with vanilla spray, and the birds are actually crows cawing outside while eating the food I tossed out for them BUT STILL…I’m in a book love fog so who cares ’cause EVERYTHING is beautiful right now! *sighs and falls back on sofa while blinking eyes dreamily*

Hopefully I’ll have a first line for today by the end of the day…I wanna stay in this wonderful state for as long as possible so I’m going to pick from a tried-and-true read that all y’all loved. After I run errands and clean my house first, of course. ;)

I love Noah and I love Rush and I love being in a book love fog and I love all of you!!! *squeals in pillow*

Jean November 19, 2015 at 12:46 PM

Yay Amy! I knew you would love it! You MUST, MUST, MUST read the short novella now…..Endless Possibility!!!!!!! You MUST!!!!!!

Jean November 19, 2015 at 12:49 PM

Forgot it was first line Thursday:

“TODAY’S WEATHER FORECAST: imminent shitstorms across the Tri-State area.” (Chase Me by Tessa Bailey)

After Corrupt, I needed something light, funny, and cute!

Jean November 19, 2015 at 12:51 PM

Amy, I may have even loved the novella more than Rush and I loved Rush as much as you did! Just sayin…..(read it, read it, read it)

Amy November 19, 2015 at 12:59 PM

Jean! I swear, you always have the best first lines!

So, you’re saying I might want to give the novella a try? ;)

Fabi November 19, 2015 at 1:18 PM

Amy! wow, who is Rush by?

Jean, you are the queen of First Line Thursday!

mine:
“Where are my clothes? And what did you do with my towel?”
Born of Betrayal by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Jean November 19, 2015 at 1:42 PM

Emma Scott is the author fabi.

Amy, you will not regret reading the novella and it won’t take you long! Please?!? Do I have to beg?

Amy November 19, 2015 at 2:29 PM

Yep Fabi, that’s the author…and it is soooooo good! :D

Hmmmm… *taps finger on chin* What have I been nagging you to read lately, Jean…

Tessa November 19, 2015 at 2:32 PM

I had to read something lighter and paranormal after both Corrupt and Tangled. I couldn’t even write after that double whammy of book fog. Though, it did make for one of those awesome first lines I rarely get!

“Nutty Squirrel to Purple Pussy.”
Death Rejoices by AJ Aalto

Maryse November 19, 2015 at 3:28 PM

Amy I cried real happy tears at the whole last part of that one. GAH SO GOOD!!!!

Jean November 19, 2015 at 4:20 PM

Omg Tessa! I don’t even know what to make of that first line! Lol!

Michelle November 19, 2015 at 5:37 PM

HA! yessss I loved the first line of that book Tessa! Love that whole series and need the next book asap.

Just started…”The ferryman had six more fares in the back of his van and a long way yet to drive, so he didn’t stop at town.” Land of the Beautiful Dead by R Lee Smith

Theresa November 19, 2015 at 5:44 PM

Room 212 is free!

Theresa November 19, 2015 at 5:48 PM

Oh yes you need ro read Rush and then the novella. Really good. But i have found all of Emma Scott’s work great

Lisa November 19, 2015 at 6:32 PM

Amy so glad you loved Rush. Definately one if my top books this year…I loved it. NIah is up there with Archer for me. Sigh.
Her other books are excellent too in this series. All different couples…you don’t need to read in order or anything. Try Love Beyond Words…after you’ve read the novella ofcourse!!

Lisa November 19, 2015 at 6:34 PM

@#$% autocorrect & typos!! Noah!! I meant Noah!!

Lisa November 19, 2015 at 6:37 PM

First line:

‘I’m standing here naked and staring at him as he dips his hand into his wallet.’

Jean November 19, 2015 at 6:54 PM

What book Lisa?

Fabi November 19, 2015 at 6:59 PM

goodness Lisa, what ARE you reading?

Fabi November 19, 2015 at 7:00 PM

I think we should all try to brainstorm our own great first lines. Who know what we could come up with. :-)

Tessa November 19, 2015 at 7:27 PM

Lisa, um, book please. lol

Fabi, that could get very bad very fast. Nothing that hit my mind when you said that is something I want to type for the public. :P

Jean November 19, 2015 at 7:42 PM

Ha Tessa! I thought the same thing…..i keep thinking “dirty” things! Lol! But it would be funny to see what everyone came up with!

Maryse November 19, 2015 at 8:02 PM

Oooooh Lisa!!! That sounds… *waggles eyebrows*

Lisa November 19, 2015 at 8:10 PM

Nine. Its a Jewish. She’s an escourt so it is as naughty as it sounds *waggles eyebrows*.
Actually its testing me…1st chapter too. Good ole double standards…. cos Ive read books with Him as the escourt…no problems for me…but with the h it seems seedy and a tinsy bit degrading *shrugs*

Lisa November 19, 2015 at 8:11 PM

OMG AUTOCORRECT!!!! Its NEWISH dammit not Jewish.

Maryse November 19, 2015 at 8:18 PM

*snort* I was like.. a jewish… what?!!!!

bev November 19, 2015 at 8:34 PM

Lmao!

It reminds me of when I talk of polish & Ela thinks we mean Polish. Lol.

Maryse November 19, 2015 at 8:37 PM

LOL!!!!!!!!!!

I read polish as “Polish” and I was all… what am I missing, here? :P

Then I clued in,

*snort*

Tessa November 19, 2015 at 8:43 PM

Ooooh! Lisa I’m the opposite. For some reason, if she’s an escort, fine. However, if he is, bleh.

Now I have an urge to buy nail polish from Poland.

bev November 19, 2015 at 11:40 PM

Lol. Did you think you were missing whole conversations on Polish people?

Lisa November 19, 2015 at 11:50 PM

Hahahaha…..

I’m pretty certain this chick is neither Jewish nor Polish…..but who knows??

I think a book that opens with a sex scene is probably going to be pretty steamy though :/

Lisa November 19, 2015 at 11:55 PM

Tessa.. I don’t know what it is about a female character as the lovable hooker that doesn’t work for me.
I have all of these visions of sad sweaty fat old men as clients who want to be spanked while they suck their thumb and it just kinds spoils it. Sooooo not sexy. *winks*

Lisa November 19, 2015 at 11:56 PM

Damn now I’ve got ‘Roxanne’ earworming into my brain.

Tessa November 20, 2015 at 1:00 AM

Rofl That vision is soooo wrong. lol That would have made Pretty Woman more interesting if they had only added that scene. Nah, for me it has to be a good reason or a strong character. Then I can get into it. Erm, without the man being spanked. :P

Maryse November 20, 2015 at 11:01 AM

Jodie I LOVE “scary” book heroes… thank you!!

ELA November 20, 2015 at 1:05 PM

LMAO ……yup Polish/polish way different *wink wink*

OK WHO IN THE &^^%&*(^&%&^(*(&) RECOMMENDED CORRUPT???????????? HUH???? HUH::: I CAN’T EVEN TYPE DAMITT!

I HAD TO CREATE A SPOILER THREAD SO THAT I CAN RANT WITH MYSELF ON MARYSE’S BOARDS

Amy November 20, 2015 at 1:34 PM

Ooh! I know what you can read, Jean…Thicker Than Blood or the Holy Trinity books. Wait, I guess that’s not fair because they are full-length books and you want me to read a novella. Okay, I got it! Read The Bridge and I’ll read the Rush novella. Deal?

Or maybe it’s just that I’m looking for another standoff with you. :P Hey, at least I’m big enough to admit to that!

Amy November 20, 2015 at 1:43 PM

No kidding, Maryse! I was teary-eyed but grinning through the last bit of it. *sigh* Such a great book…

Lisa…that first line alone makes me want to read Nine. :P

Tessa, still craving a Polish polish? ‘Cause OPI has one called Oy, Not Another Polish Joke which is a gorgeous shimmery gold, not quite a foil but not glittery either. Just thought I would throw it out there for ya. ;)

Ela November 20, 2015 at 2:33 PM

Who’s the author of this Nine “newish” book???

Ela November 20, 2015 at 2:36 PM
Tessa November 20, 2015 at 2:51 PM

The Oy, Not Another Polish Joke is pretty, though I’m not sure I can actually wear that color. It’s too yellow for my skin-tone. :) (Imagine skin that can pull off strawberry blonde, though tan currently). Breathable nail polish? That’s insane if it really works.

Off to look at the rant post. And Ela…. uh, we’ll blame Maryse. Not me, even if it was me. Yep, not me.

Jean November 20, 2015 at 3:12 PM

Those Polish/Jewish comments last night were like a comedy skit! Lol!

Amy, I already read The Bridge based on your recommendation (or challenge) so the ball’s in your court! I do love our little standoffs. Heehee! You could have been done the damn novella by now!

Jean November 20, 2015 at 4:43 PM

Ha! I love when Ela starts screaming!

Ela November 20, 2015 at 5:04 PM

*waiving like a loon* hi Jean!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I can’t believe that Maryse (not Tessa, no totally not Tessa) recommended Corrupt without serious warning and waiting to BR or giving you a buddy reader??????

Tessa November 20, 2015 at 5:47 PM

How horrible of Maryse. Tsk, tsk.

Amy November 20, 2015 at 5:55 PM

Oh yeah, Jean? Yeah?? Well…well…well…YOU could’ve read The Soul Mate by now with how long we’ve been tellin’ you to read it! You are missin’ out, my friend. And guess what…it’s still FREE if you haven’t one-clicked it yet so NO excuses for not reading it.

*crosses arms and turns away*

*giggle* I’m cuttin’ off my nose to spite my face by not reading the novella, aren’t I? :P

Amy November 20, 2015 at 6:01 PM

You know what, Tessa…with as careful as I am about not wearing the wrong shade of foundation or the wrong colors on my eyes or lipstick shades that look awful on me, I am not careful *at all* when it comes to wearing nail polish shades that go with my skin tone. In fact, I couldn’t tell you if a color doesn’t look good on my skin tone or not because I do NOT have an eye for that. ;)

Maryse November 20, 2015 at 6:38 PM

Wait what????????

Warning? You mean for darkness, or for a collections for buddy-readers?

I’m still reading Corrupt, my friends. First half was a little harder for me to get through… just… trudging I suppose, because I didn’t “get” it yet. And I have a hard time with teenage boys having that much power and clout. LOL! But once we hit that part where she smashes the store window… HOLY MOLY it picked up hard from there. So I’m almost done and am hoping to review it tonight.

That said, I’m back to struggling with their plan and how they are working her over. I’m all… OH HELL NO!!! LOL!

Maryse November 20, 2015 at 6:39 PM

*shame-faced*

I’m sorry Ela and Tessa….

fabi November 20, 2015 at 6:48 PM

I just finished Born of Betrayal. It was so freakin’ good! Right up there with the first few of this series. So many feels. I busted out crying at one point. Talk about a second chance romance. This one is the ultimate.

My friends, if you have not read The League series, you are missing out. If you’re a fan of BDB and have not read The League, then shame on you. These can be read as stand alone, but like any series, you get the most oomph if you follow it in order because past characters make an appearance.

Ok, I’ll shut up about it now. So glad I can come here and gush. What in the world did I do before this? :-|

Tessa November 20, 2015 at 7:42 PM

Fabi. I’m a little behind on the League. I still have to read Hauk’s story. I like them, but not like I adore the BDB series. That said, I think Darling’s story was my favorite so far.

Yeah, Maryse. Totally not me who had it on my Goodreads TBR since last year. Nope!

Amy… How can that not matter? You look all good then, ack, your hands are diseased! Oh, wait, nope. Just a weird nail polish color. I can’t wear orange, gray or yellow. I look sickly in those colors. My skin looks sickly with them.

fabi November 20, 2015 at 7:51 PM

The one I just finished is Fain Hauk’s story. *swoon* I loved it so much.

For me, there isn’t another series that comes as close to the BDB as this one does. The Hs are so hurt, so broken, so fierce, epically alpha. And yet, they still find that deep down honor that won’t break. And, when they meet their one true loves…*sigh*…sparks fly, flames ignite, and their world is turned upside down. Gah! Traditional PNR goodness.

Jean November 20, 2015 at 7:55 PM

Fabi, I haven’t read the League series (or even heard of it) *ducking* But I love the BDB series so I’ll definitely be checking it out!

Amy, you NEED to read the novella! What are you waiting for? And to show my loyalty, I will start the Soul Mate tomorrow. I’ve had it downloaded for a long time! You game?

Lisa November 20, 2015 at 8:47 PM

I’m with you Jean…I’ve never heard of The League series and I’m a massive BDB fan even though I came to them late (I basically read one after the other and Z and John’s stories along with Blay and Quinn will always be a tiny bit special).

Thank you Fabi!!! All the best books come from Maryse or her peanut gallery’s rec’s. Checking out League series now.

And Amy put the Polish polish away and READ THE NOVELLA! (Note shouty capitals and no ‘please’!!)

Amy November 20, 2015 at 8:59 PM

Seriously Jean?!?

SQUEEEEEEE!!!!

*squeezes Jean while jumping up and down*

Of course I’m game! I’ll start the novella tomorrow…ohhhhhhh I think you’re going to LOVE The Soul Mate!!! :D

Tessa November 20, 2015 at 9:32 PM

Wait. correcting myself. NOT a BDB fan here. I like the stories, not the writing. I totally read that as a DH fan. *facepalms* That said, the next League book I have to read is Dancer, not Fain. I think Dancer is awesome, but I got a sample and the beginning slowed me down for some reason. Then, I just never got the book.

Amy November 20, 2015 at 9:33 PM

Lisa…put the polish away? Them’s fightin’ words, woman!!! :P

But did you see?? Did ya? *points to Jean* She’s going to read a book we’ve been hounding her about for a while now, so I’m definitely reading the novella for her doing that! Speaking of The Soul Mate…have YOU read it?

Amy November 20, 2015 at 9:44 PM

Tessa!! Diseased hands?!? That was NOT nice at all!

Pshhh…whatever. I’m gonna go pour another shot of Jager and paint my nails with a lovely burnt orange foil color BECAUSE I CAN!! *pbltttt!!!!*

Tessa November 20, 2015 at 9:55 PM

But if I did that, people would think I have jaundice hands! I don’t want to die of jaundice hands.

Lisa November 20, 2015 at 10:16 PM

Mmmmm *mutters under breath* no I haven’t read The Soul Mate. Is it the one by Madeline Sheehan? Not sure if I’ve read any of her books to be honest.

Huh! Well there you go. It’s already on my Kindle tucked away in a folder called tbr! In my defense there are over 250 books in that folder.

I was on a huge PNR kick a while back but haven’t read anything in that genre except The Community series by Tracy Tappan in a while.

I’ll get to it Amy..promise. PS: I have vibrant coral orange polish on my fingers atm and I’m loving it.

Jackie November 20, 2015 at 11:01 PM

Just finished My Soul To Keep—–grrrr major cliffhanger. So bummed, never would have picked this up. Second book doesn’t come out till March. It was good, not great. Doubt I’ll remember much by March.

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