BLURB JOLTS!! An Optimist’s Guide to Heartbreak (Jennifer Hartmann!!! YES PLEASE!! She buys a house that once belonged to her best friend… and her best friend’s brother), Cute But Psycho (Lani Lynn Vale’s latest!! He just got out of prison, and she was abused by her stepfamily that he appears to now be working with… so she hates him too), You Should Smile More (she gets fired because of her RBF!!) Wait for Always (K.A. Linde’s!! Her brother’s best friend saved her from humiliation…) Through You (she was once the housekeeper’s daughter, and now she runs the house…)
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- Thank You for Listening: A Novel by Julia Whelan <— STILL ON SALE TODAY!! SUPER-DEAL FIND!! I LOVE this author (I read and 5-STARRED her book “My Oxford Year“), this book has been touted as a 5-STAR read, AND this author is also a well-known (and MUCH loved audiobook narrator). I JUST ONE CLICKED THIS SO HARD!!!!!
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- The Dark Fellowship: Dark Fellowship The Complete Series by Clover Coy <— SERIES BUNDLE!! “…Layla Prince is a vampire and hard-ass FBI Agent. She gets off on making the guilty pay. Someone is killing young women in her city…and they keep getting away. Austin is the city medical examiner and a sexy-as-sin vampire...”
- The Southport Secret (Complete Series: Books 1-6) (Autumn Beach) by Sage Parker <— SERIES BUNDLE!!
- The Billionaire Fling: A Contemporary Romance Collection for Charity (Romance Café Collection Book 19) <— ANTHOLOGY!! “...Twenty titillating stories from USA Today best-selling and award-winning romance authors in a spicy billionaire collection curated by The New Romance Cafe, with ALL proceeds going to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation…
PARANORMAL/FANTASY/SCI-FI/DYSTOPIAN NEW RELEASES:
- Magic Tides (Kate Daniels: Wilmington Years Book 1) by Ilona Andrews <— NEW CITY, NEW HOUSE… “…Kate, Curran and their son, Conlan have left Atlanta, vowing to keep a low profile, and are settling into a new city and new house…but some things never change! Magical mayhem is about to erupt when Kate undertakes the rescue of a kidnapped youth, while Curran guards the homefront…”
- Night of the Nymph (Brotherhood of Blood – Wildwood Book 2) by Bianca D’Arc
- Her Cyborg Rangers (The Drift: Haven Colony Book 5) by Susan Hayes
- Royal Bite: A FF Vampire Paranormal Romance (The Immortal Reign Book 3) by Ariel Marie
- Grave Girl, The Accidental Reaper Paranormal Urban Fantasy Series, Book 4 by Misty Evans
- All in a Days Orc: A Forbidden Captive Monster Romance (Return of the Horde Book 3) by Dani Wyatt
- The White Stag (Court of the Yuletide Fae Book 2) by Cassandra Chandler
- Lucky Us (His Dark Charms Duet Book 2) by Genevieve Jack
- Tears of Sweat: An Academy Fantasy Romance (Tears of the Heart Book 2) by Sierra Knoxly
CONTEMPORARY NEW RELEASES:
- An Optimist’s Guide to Heartbreak (Heartsong Duet Book 1) by Jennifer Hartmann <— JENNIFER HARTMANN’S LATEST!! GRUMPY/SUNSHINE!! SHE PANIC-BOUGHT A HOUSE! “…There once was a girl with fireflies in her eyes and music in her soul. (Remember her… she’s important.) She’s the reason I panic-bought the little brick house on Maple Street; the one I lived next door to for eight magical years. Now that I’m back digging up floorboards and lost journals, I can’t stop thinking about the two people who grew up here. You see, that girl was my best friend, and this house was once hers. She also had a big brother who was my everything before circumstance turned us into nothing more than memories…”
- Caught off Guard (The Davenports Book 3) by Kim Law
- Xavier’s Kitten: A Curvy Girl Romance by Nichole Rose
- Lie to Her (Bree Taggert Book 6) by Melinda Leigh <— MURDERED WITH LIAR CARVED INTO THEIR FOREHEADS!! “…Both victims are players in the internet dating scene. In their wake, they leave a trail of hurt—and angry—women. But Bree and Matt aren’t convinced the motive is as simple as it appears. Everyone they interview seems to be lying or hiding something. As the list of suspects grows, the killer’s rage escalates, and he leaves a personal and deadly warning for Bree…”
- Hop (Lighthouse Security Investigations West Coast Book 4) by Maryann Jordan
- Tempted (Wild Winter Nights Book 1) by Billie Bloom and Kendall Ryan
- Hearts of Steel (The Blackstone Legacy Book #3) by Elizabeth Camden
- The Backup Plan: A Novel (The Sunrise Cove Series Book 3) by Jill Shalvis <— SHE INHERITED THE PLACE SHE ONCE CALLED HOME, BUT THERE’S A CATCH… “…When Alice receives a call about an unexpected windfall, she’s stunned to learn the gift is a falling-apart-at-the-seams old Wild West B&B she once considered home—and she’s inherited it along with two strangers. Except they weren’t always strangers. Once upon a time, they were friends. One is her ex-BFF Lauren. The other is Knox, the only guy to ever break her heart, all while never even knowing she existed...”
- My Two Daddies (Daddy Series Book 29) by Lila Fox
- A Memory So Sweet (Sunrise Sisters Book 1) by Olivia Miles
- The Long and Winding Road (Butler, Vermont Series Book 9) by Marie Force <— SERIES FINALE!! “…he ends up glad to be there when he connects with the only person from high school he wanted to see—his ex-girlfriend, Lexi, who’s been “missing” the last ten years. When Max finds out where Lexi has been—and why—and realizes all the old familiar feelings are still there, he’ll have to decide if he can risk taking a chance on an uncertain situation with her...”
- Broken (The Billion Heirs Book 3) by Vanessa Vale and Helen Hardt
- Highland Heartbreaker (Of Mist and Mountains Book 4) by Julie Johnstone
- Deadly Risk (Prey Security: Alpha Team Book 1) by Jane Blythe
- Just Another Spark: A Short Story (The Kingston Family Book 8) by Carly Phillips <— SHE’S MARRIED TO A ROCK STAR & RUMORS ARE THAT HE’S SEEING SOMEONE ELSE… “...Cassidy Kingston thought she was ready to handle being married to a man idolized by women everywhere. She believes in their love even though the separations when the band is on tour can be torture. But the paparazzi and media don’t make their time apart easier and the gossip headlines hit her harder than they should. She trusts her husband even if she misses him like crazy. When rumors surface that Dash is seeing someone, what’s a girl to do? Surprise her husband and remind him of what he’s been missing. Except you know what they say about the best laid plans...”
- The Captain : A RH Stepbrother Romance (Broken Warriors a RH stepbrother romance Book 3) by Melissa Adams
- Your Place or Mine?: The BRAND NEW laugh-out-loud enemies-to-lovers romantic comedy from Portia MacIntosh for 2023 by Portia MacIntosh
- Cute But Psycho (Gator Bait MC Book 3) by Lani Lynn Vale <— LANI LYNN VALE’S LATEST!! HER STEPFAMILY ABUSED HER… “…Matilda Deveraux has been dealt blow after blow her entire life. First with the death of her mom. Then living with a stepfamily that despises her. Her entire life she’s been known as different. The “weird girl that creeps everyone out.” It’s not her fault that she’s different, yet everyone, including Etienne’s assistant, treats her like she’s a menace to society. Like she would be better off in a loony bin than gracing the streets of Accident, Florida. After years of abuse from everyone around her, the last thing she needs is to be around a man that would have that horrible woman around him twenty-four seven...”
- A Love by Design (The Secret Scientists of London Book 3) by Elizabeth Everett <– HISTORICAL ROMANCE!!
- An Unusual Courtship (The Brazen Burrells Book 2) by Lynne Connolly <– HISTORICAL ROMANCE!!
- You Should Smile More: A Novel by Anastasia Ryan <— SHE GETS FIRED BECAUSE OF HER RBF!! “…her self-absorbed boss, calls Vanessa into the conference room and fires her. The reason? Her facial expressions. Apparently, she has resting bitch face, and it doesn’t matter that her sales numbers are stellar or that she organizes office events. After a girls’ night of schnapps and imaginary retribution, Vanessa awakens to find her friends bent on a revenge strategy based on the classic business book The Art of War by Sun Tzu. At first, Vanessa wants nothing to do with it. She wants to file for unemployment and move on with her life, possibly with Carter Beckett, the cute, cat-loving unemployment rep assigned to her case. But when Xavier contests her unemployment and ruins her shot at her dream job, Vanessa is all in….”
- Whiskey Ryder’s Second Chance (Cowboys of Second Chances Security Book 1) by Rhonda Lee Carver
- The Cowboy and His Beauty: Military, Second Chance, Scarred Hero Romance (Walker Lake, Texas Book 1) by Kaci M. Rose
- How To Protect A Princess (Wilde Ways: Gone Rogue Book 1) by Cynthia Eden <— SHE DISCOVERS SHE’S A PRINCESS!! “…Seemingly overnight, Juliet Laurent went from being a nobody to being the lost princess who now has her face splashed across social media. The new fame comes with danger because someone seems intent on making sure that Juliet never gets to wear her promised crown. She’s scared and desperate, and Juliet doesn’t know who to trust in this crazy royal life… Enter the new bodyguard. Big, buff, and dangerous. A man who isn’t scared of anything. Just the man she needs. A man she desperately wants...”
- Harm (A Dogs of Fire Story Book 5) by Piper Davenport
- No Looking Back (Sweet Memories Book 1) by Grace Meyers
- Pandora: A Novel by Susan Stokes-Chapman <— HISTORICAL!! A VASE IS DELIVERED & HER UNCLDE TRIES TO LOCK IT AWAY… “...London, 1799. Dora Blake, an aspiring jewelry artist, lives with her odious uncle atop her late parents’ once-famed shop of antiquities. After a mysterious Greek vase is delivered, her uncle begins to act suspiciously, keeping the vase locked in the store’s basement, away from prying eyes—including Dora’s. Intrigued by her uncle’s peculiar behavior, Dora turns to young, ambitious antiquarian scholar Edward Lawrence who eagerly agrees to help. Edward believes the ancient vase is the key that will unlock his academic future; Dora sees it as a chance to establish her own name…”
- The Medusa Project (The Medusas Book 1) by Cindy Dees
- Desiring an Angel: An MMF Bisexual Menage Romance (Missing Link Book 3) by Lynn Burke
- Villains Are Made (Gods Among Men Book 1) by Alta Hensley <— HE’S THE VILLAIN! “...He is the villain. He is the enemy who demands to be the lover. He is the monster who has shown me pleasure but gives so much pain. But something has changed… He’s different. Darker. Wildly possessive as his obsession with me grows to an inferno that can’t be controlled...”
- Long Island Slayer: Dark BWWM Mafia Romance (Long Island Mafia Romance Book 3) by Jamila Jasper
- Flaw in the Defense (The Leonidas Corporation Book 3) by Tarina Deaton
- Rocky Mountain Dogs (Rocky Mountain Romances, Book 3) by Virginia Fox
- Wait for Always (Coastal Chronicles Book 4) by K.A. Linde <— K.A. LINDE’S LATEST! HER BROTHER’S BEST FRIEND!! CAN BE READ AS A STAND ALONE “...Ash Talmadge is everything I shouldn’t want. My brother’s best friend. A too charismatic, too attractive Southern gentleman. And obsessed with someone else. But she’s finally out of the picture. I put two years between their break up just to be sure. This is finally my chance. His focus is all on me. Exactly where I wanted it to be since high school when he saved me from humiliation. And after college when he finally realized I was more than just his best friend’s little sister…”
- A Guide to Being Just Friends: A Novel by Sophie Sullivan
- Lollie: The Candy Shop by Candice Wright
- The Fraud Squad by Kyla Zhao <— SHE WANTS TO BE A SOCIALITE!! “…the constant struggle to help her mom make ends meet and her low social status cause her dream to feel like a distant fantasy. Now Samantha finds herself working at a drab PR firm. Living vicariously through her wealthy coworker and friend, Anya Chen, is the closest she’ll get to her ideal life. Until she meets Timothy Kingston: the disillusioned son of one of Singapore’s elite families—and Samantha’s one chance at infiltrating the high-society world to which she desperately wants to belong. To Samantha’s surprise, Timothy and Anya both agree to help her make a name for herself…“
- In Their Power (Their Captive Bride Book 2) by Julia Sykes
- Zane: A Friends With Benefits/Curvy Girl Romance (The Bad Boys of Saddle Creek) by Kat Baxter
- Good Girl Fail by Roni Loren <— Good Girl Fail is a full-length standalone MMF romance with lots of steam, two heroes who like to share and get a little bossy, and a good girl heroine who’s about to break every rule that’s ever been placed upon her.
- Merciless Spy (82 Street Vandals Book 7) by Heather Long
- Halftime Heartbreaker: A College Football Romantic Comedy (Princes of Chicago North Book 1) by Tabatha Kiss
- Sweeter Than Chocolate by Lizzie Shane
- Forever Asher (Mayberry Protectors Book 1) by Rhys Everly <— M/M ROMANCE!!
- Daddy Loves Confidence : Tender Control Book 4.5 by M.A. Innes and Shaw Montgomery <— M/M ROMANCE!!
- Glitterland (Spires Book 1) by Alexis Hall <— M/M ROMANCE!!! DEPRESSED WRITER MEETS HIS OPPOSITE! “…Once the golden boy of the English literary scene, now a clinically depressed writer of pulp crime fiction, Ash Winters has given up on hope, happiness, and—most of all—himself. He lives his life between the cycles of his illness, haunted by the ghosts of other people’s expectations. Then a chance encounter throws him into the path of Essex-born Darian Taylor. Flashy and loud, radiant and full of life, Darian couldn’t be more different…”
- Saving Madeline: Seal Team Tango Book 4 by Nicole Flockton
- Brizio DeLuca: Savage Bloodline by Keta Kendric
- Through You (The Hidalgo Brothers Book 2) by Ariana Godoy <— SHE WAS ONCE THE HOUSEKEEPER’S DAUGHTER! “…Claudia knows the wealthy, gorgeous Hidalgo brothers better than most people: she lives with them, after all. Once she was just the housekeeper’s daughter, but now she looks after the whole household. At one time, she shared a spark with the eldest brother, Artemis, since they grew up side by side. Yet there’s no world where they could be together. Now Artemis is back from university, in the house, in the pool, in her mind—invading all Claudia’s safe spaces, and behaving hot and cold towards her. Where there once was tentative friendship, something more ignites…”
- The Baker’s Choice: Steamy Forbidden Age-Gap Romance (Our Little Secret Book 7) by Summer Rose
- The Act of Trusting (Braxton U Book 1) by Lexi Bissen <— SHE WAS JUST EXISTING… “…I wasn’t the same girl I was four years ago. My life was stolen from me one night and I’d never have the chance to get old me back. Now I was just existing, not living. I went through the motions of my everyday routine, staying quiet and keeping to myself. Trusting and letting people in was a constant struggle. Until he showed up…”
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- The Fraud Squad by Kyla Zhao
- The Long and Winding Road (Butler, Vermont Series Book 9) by Marie Force
- Lie to Her (Bree Taggert Book 6) by Melinda Leigh
- The Backup Plan: A Novel (The Sunrise Cove Series Book 3) by Jill Shalvis
- Cute But Psycho (Gator Bait MC Book 3) by Lani Lynn Vale
- Pandora: A Novel by Susan Stokes-Chapman
- Hearts of Steel (The Blackstone Legacy Book #3) by Elizabeth Camden
- Wait for Always (Coastal Chronicles Book 4) by K.A. Linde
- You Should Smile More: A Novel by Anastasia Ryan
- A Love by Design (The Secret Scientists of London Book 3) by Elizabeth Everett
- Glitterland (Spires Book 1) by Alexis Hall
- Sweeter Than Chocolate by Lizzie Shane
PREORDERS (going live soon!!! 😀 )
- Breaking All The Rules by Amy Andrews – January 24th 2023
- In Her Highlander’s Bed: A Novel (Highland Brides Book 11) by Lynsay Sands – January 24th 2023
- Blush by Helen Hardt – January 24th 2023
- Recovery Road (Torpedo Ink Book 8) by Christine Feehan – January 24th 2023
- Wild (The Wild Book 1) by Micalea Smeltzer – January 26th 2023
- Accidental Wife (The Jilted Wives Club Book 5) by Bethany Lopez – January 26th 2023
- Armed and Charmed: A Paranormal Women’s Fiction Novel: (Princess Procedural) (Haven Hollow Book 24) by H.P. Mallory and J.R. Rain – January 27th 2023
- Havoc (Special Edition): A marriage-of-convenience small town, hot cop romance. (The Moonshine Task Force: Special Edition Series Book 3) by Laramie Briscoe – January 27th 2023
- Touch of Hate : A Dark Romance by C. Hallman and J.L. Beck – January 27th 2023
- The Bachelor Contract by Victoria James – January 30th 2023
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