<— BREAKING NEWS UPDATE!!! TIJAN’S LATEST – Enemies – IS LIVE!!! (thank you Dani!!) 😀
HAPPY DECEMBER, HAPPY MONDAY EARLYBIRDS (26 new books below!!) & HAPPY CYBER MONDAY! 😀 😀 😀 !!! Another day of deals coming our way, and I’ll see what I can find us (and I’ll post the deals below in the “Cyber Monday” section). 😉 I’m not done my Christmas shopping… in fact I have two very important gifts that I want to get but I haven’t been “inspired” yet by the right one… hopefully today fixes that. 😉
1.) I’m reading “The Great Alone: A Novel” by Kristin Hannah (it’s 450 pages) and I’m halfway through it and I’m loving it. Though I’m terrified of her monster-of-a-father who sends me into a fury. I have no idea how this is going to end, but I know it’s going to affect me deeply.
2.) I had my actual Thanksgiving on Saturday because that’s when everyone could make it (a last minute hiccup had us changing our original Thursday Thanksgiving plans, but it actually worked out perfectly since more people could come). 😀 I spent an amazing Friday and Saturday prepping and cooking, and the celebration was wonderful. I was surrounded by people I love and I can’t wait to do it all again at Christmas.
3.) My Christmas tree is up (I got it up during Black Friday since I shopped from home 😉 ) and it was just in time for my Thanksgiving supper and guests. I LOVE it. P.S. What makes it even better, is that my mom (all the way in Canada) and I were Facetiming all day Friday and she put up her tree too – WITH me. It was like we were actually together, decorating for Christmas. SO. FUN. Gah I love technology. We live in wonderful times, my friends.
Also these deals are still on 😀 :
- ➔➔ 4 months of Amazon Unlimited Music for a super-bargain. AMAZING deal! “... This limited time offer provides on-demand, ad-free and unlimited access to 50 million songs on any device via the Amazon Music app...” <— I use my Echo to play mine.
- ➔➔ 3 months of Audible at a significant discount!! You can get in on this deal until December 31st!!
- ➔➔ Audible now has an “Escape” package membership (30 day free trial) (romance audiobooks!! this one is SO cool, and worth it – unlimited listening for all of the audiobooks in the program, and there are tons)!!
CYBER MONDAY FINDS!!!
➔➔➔➔ You can check out ALL the Amazon CYBER MONDAY DEALS 😉 here. And these are my favorites (so far – keep checking back because I’ll be adding on to this section all day as the sales change):
- Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD Storage) – Silver <— THIS DEAL IS STILL GOING ON FOR CYBER MONDAY!!! I’m excited to find this one in case anyone wants an Air ’cause this is a great deal!!!
- ACURE Brightening Facial Scrub | 100% Vegan | For A Brighter Appearance | Sea Kelp & French Green Clay – Softens, Detoxifies and Cleanses | All Skin Types | 4 Fl Oz <— THIS IS MY FAVORITE FACIAL SCRUB!!! Even my sister who’s all about natural ingredients approves! I actually learned about this company via my Ipsy subscription – and it’s one of the things I order and use regularly for a couple of years now. I just bought 2 to last me the year!
Jenny: This scrub is the best!
Maryse: 100% AGREE!!!!
- ACURE Radically Rejuvenating Cleansing Cream | 100% Vegan | Provides Anti-Aging Support | Olive Oil & Mint – Rejuvenates, Refreshes, Soothes & Cleanses | 4 Fl Oz) <— IT is the ONLY stuff I wash my face with & and it’s a Cyber Monday deal too!! So gentle and removes all of my makeup without issue. I just bought 2 of these also (well I’ll likely need more of the cleaner since I use it every day and the scrub only twice a week) but OMG I’M THRILLED!! PLUS there’s a digital coupon that you can check off… to add ON to the Cyber Monday deal right there!!! 😀
- KEURIG COFFEE BREWER <— Two of ’em on super Cyber Monday sale!!
Julie O: I love my Keurig. Love really strong coffee and always use same kind. I get up in the morning and want what I am used to and what gets me going. I feel like I don’t waste coffee this way because only make a cup when I want one. I buy a large box of 100 or more off amazon and get for a good price. And thank God for prime! Use it all the time.
Kathy: I love my Keurig. You can buy compostable pods (not made from plastic) on Amazon. My husband was against getting one for a long time but he is a believer now as it always guarantees hot and fresh coffee. I can do my Starbucks Cinnamin Dolce latte as Starbucks makes this as well as the Peppermint Mocha during the holidays is delicious. I just stock up on them when they are on sale.
- iRobot Roomba 675 Robot Vacuum-Wi-Fi Connectivity, Works with Alexa, Good for Pet Hair, Carpets, Hard Floors, Self-Charging <— P.S. Here’s a popular Roomba model (higher up than mine – that’s for sure) that’s also on sale!!! Mine is still perfect so I’m not upgrading… yet. 😉 ALSO!! This one’s on Cyber Monday sale too (a higher model) ➔ iRobot Roomba 891 Robot Vacuum- Wi-Fi Connected, Works with Alexa, Ideal for Pet Hair, Carpets, Hard Floors
Julie O: You will love it! Good entertainment for my cocker spaniel. Gracie sits on back of couch and keeps track of it all over first floor and when it gets close to couch she barks at it. We call the roomba NAOMI after the house cleaner that I had that would come in once a week before I moved. I would rather have Naomi but roomba will have to do now. Too bad it doesn’t do toilets.
KitchenAid KSM150GBQCU Artisan Tilt-Head Stand Mixer with Food Grinder Attachment <— JUST A FEW MORE HOURS LEFT FOR CYBER MONDAY and I found this is back on sale (but this time it’s the silver one, the bronze one and the white one!!) WITH A FOOD GRINDER ATTACHMENT!!!
- L’Oreal Paris Voluminous Makeup Lash Paradise Mascara, Voluptuous Volume, Intense Length, Feathery Soft Full Lashes, No Flaking, No Smudging, No Clumping, Blackest Black, 0.25 Fl Oz (Pack of 2) <— STILL ON SUPER-SALE (my favorite mascara and this is a two pack!!) WARNING: Make sure if you decide to get this, that you verify the format – there are multiple choices available and various colors – there’s waterproof and washable (I only use washable blackest black so that’s the one I’m linking directly to). P.S. AND!! Here’s a single pack of the same mascara on Cyber Monday sale too (but this one only has a few hours left on the deal).
Lisa M: Loving my L’Oréal Paris & Primer Mascara!! Every time I put it on wow!! Why did I not know about this before. Have to check out the makeup list again. I’m sure I’m missing out on another must have!!
Maryse: I KNOW IT right, Lisa?? I’m in love with it. My lashes are always fluffy and separated it’s that amazing of a formula!
- BLUETOOTH HEADPHONES on Black Friday SALE!!! TWO BRANDS (SONY & BOSE) Perfect for audiobook listening (and the reviews for both are awesome!!! Sony Noise Cancelling Headphones WH1000XM3: Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headphones with Mic and Alexa voice control and then Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Bluetooth Headphones, Noise-Cancelling, with Alexa voice control, enabled with Bose AR – Black <— THIS ON CYBER MONDAY DEAL!!!
- SodaStream Fizzi Sparkling Water Maker Bundle (Black), with CO2, BPA free Bottles, and 0 Calorie Fruit Drops Flavors <— A DIFFERENT MODEL from the Black Friday deal, and this one’s a big deal too!!!
- Instant Pot Duo 80 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Saute, Yogurt Maker, and Warmer, 8-QT, Stainless Steel/Black <— THIS ONE IS BACK ON SALE!! IT went off after Black Friday but it’s back!!
Robyn: Maryse I also made your Greek beans in the instant pot and they are super Yummy! That could be a weekly staple. I added feta cheese and lemon and it totally put it over the top!
Amy: Did you know you can make wine in the Instant Pot?!? Mind. Blown.
Amy: …you know what is delicious in the Instant Pot? Collard greens. I cooked some pancetta using the sauté function in a little bit of olive oil, added chicken broth, red pepper flakes, and apple cider vinegar, cooked them and then let the pressure release slowly, and WOW. Yummmmmmy.
- Shark IQ R1001AE with Self-Empty Base, Wi-Fi Connected, Home Mapping, Works with Alexa, Ideal for Pet Hair, Carpets, Hard Floors Robot Vacuum, 30 Session Capacity, Black <— SUPER-BLACK FRIDAY DEAL and OMG!! Okay so we all know I have a Roomba (literally the most basic model, mine doesn’t even come with a remote control or wireless magic or anything) and I LOVE IT!!! It is my little helper, I’ve had it for a few years now (got it about 2-3 years ago on a Black Friday deal then), and it’s still going strong. But I’m not going to “poopoo” different brands from y beloved Roomba ’cause we all know Shark is considered one of the best, and this model (self-emptying!!!) blows. My. Mind!
- Kindle Paperwhite – Now Waterproof with 2x the Storage – Includes Special Offers <— I GOT MINE during Prime Day for this exact same price!!! I LOVE IT! And it’s a SUPER-CRAZY DEAL!! PLUS PLUS!! I traded my old Paperwhite it and got an even BIGGER discount, so if you have an old one, they’re doing the trade-in deal right now too!
Michele G: I thought about the Oasis too but primarily for the waterproof feature so when the Paperwhite came out with that and was soooo much less expensive…and I could read it in the sunshine, it was an easy purchase.
Nay: if I read from something like a Paperwhite, I might have a more uninterrupted reading experience.
- Echo Dot (3rd Gen) – Smart speaker with Alexa <— SUPER-SALE on these (4 colors – I like the pink one and also the “sandstone one – I may just jump in on this to have one in my bedroom – she can sing me lullabies 😉 )
- Ninja Foodi 7-in-1 Programmable Pressure Fryer, Slow Multi Cooker with TenderCrisp Technology, 5 Pot, 3-qt. Air Fry Basket (OP101), 5-Quart, Black/Gray <— IT’S BACK FOR THE CYBER MONDAY SUPER-DEAL!! Yep… this sounds like the ultimate to me since it ALSO has the air-fryer built in. HOLY. MOLY.
LOOK WHAT JUST WENT LIVE !!!
- Scrooged by Penelope Ward & Vi Keeland 😀 <— PENELOPE WARD & VI KEELAND’S LATEST!! BUT!! It’s currently only live in print and audiobook (though the audiobook is a deal!!) 😀
- Christmas On Main Street (Santa’s Secret Helpers Book 1) by Leeanna Morgan
- Magic Gambit (Hidden World Academy Book 3) by Sadie Moss
- It Started With a Sleigh: A Christmas Romance by Kaydence Snow
- Marcus (The Guzzi Legacy Book 6) by Bethany-Kris
- Gretchen (Love In Somerset Book 3) by Shelly Ferguson
- Christmas Holly (Sweet Christmas Series Book 5) by Samantha Jacobey
- Enemies by Tijan <— LIVE!!!!!! He was her neighbor and she HATED him… “…Gorgeous and charismatic, he became the town’s football god, while I became the town’s invisible girl. He went to a Division 1 school for football, while my father was fired by his father. His team won the National Championship, while my mother died the same day. He was a first round pick for the NFL … … while I made the worst decision of my life...”
Dani: Enemies by Tijan was released today! I haven’t read it yet, but I’m excited to start it. I didn’t see it on your Monday list (or maybe I missed it because I’m blind sometimes). But the the blurb looks very interesting!
Maryse: Thank you so much Dani!!!!!! I just added it. IT DOES sound awesome!!! I love books when they hate each other at first. *claps*
- Blame by Lolalite <— OH THIS ONE SOUNDS DARK… “...Damaged people can be dangerous; they know how to make hell a home. That was what sixteen-year-old Lizzy soon realised when she let Orion Walker into her life. In between juggling social anxiety and mild depression, Lizzy now has to deal with a toxic, bad-tempered ex-crush who can’t seem to stay away from her either...”
- Ms. Scrooge by Annabelle Costa <— OH SHE’S ON A RAMPAGE!!! “…Tomorrow is Christmas Day. And in the last 48 hours I have: 1) Fired two of my trusted employees. 2) Defaced the office Christmas tree. 3) Completely blown it with the first man I’ve really liked in the last ten years. But it’s worth it, because I’m about to earn the promotion of a lifetime. Unfortunately, my former boss and mentor, Marley Jacobs, is determined to show me the error of my ways before midnight. Except I’m not about to let anyone get in my way—even Marley. Especially since Marley is dead…”
- Her Vengeful Embrace (Island of Ys Book 4) by Katee Robert
- Truth About Men & Dogs: Small Town Billionaire Romantic Comedy (About Love Series) by Andrea Simonne
- A Fairbanks Affair (An Odds-Are-Good Standalone Romance Book 3) by Katy Regnery <— I LOVED BOOK #1 in this series (Alaska online dating ads!!)… “…Successful distillery owner, Trevor Starling, was left betrayed and broken-hearted when his brother and fiancée had sex the night before Trevor’s wedding. Anticipating a lonely New Year’s celebration, he places an ad in The Odds Are Good for a no-strings attached weekend of hot sex. Though mistaken identity threatens to derail everything, the chemistry between Faye and Trevor turns out to be stronger than either could have imagined…”
- The Inn at Holiday Bay: Note in the Nutcracker by Kathi Daley
- King’s Ransom: A Dark Bratva Romance (Ruthless Doms) by Jane Henry
- Dirty Minds: An Interracial Russian Mafia Romance (The Lion and The Mouse Book 4) by Kenya Wright
- A Duke for Lady Eve (Belles of Christmas Book 5) by Kasey Stockton <— THE DUKE & THE COMMONER… “…she lies and tells him a fake name, Lady Eve, positive she’ll never see him again. But when she returns to the country for Christmas and finds her handsome stranger—the Duke of Alverton—has moved in next door for the holidays, she does what she must to guard her secret. For he has declared the importance of titles and cannot find out she is a commoner…”
- The Firebird Deception: Author’s Preferred Edition (The Strongbox Chronicles Book 2) by C. E. Murphy
- Winter’s Edge (The Crimson Winter Reverse Harem Series Book 1) by Lindsey R. Loucks
- Cursed Luck (The Goddess of Fate & Destiny Book 1) by Serenity Ackles and J. S. Lee
- Cupcakes and Kisses (Hot in Magnolia Book 1) by Minette Lauren <— CUPCAKE BAKER CRUSHING ON THE FIRECHIEF & THE CELEBRETY CHEF… ooops!! “…When celebrity chef, Riley Nash comes to town for a Blossoms fundraiser, Melvina hopes for a chance to pick Riley’s business-savvy brain. With Riley’s nationally acclaimed talents and his successful new restaurant, Braised, he just might be the one who can help Melvina whip her blossoming idea into a recipe for success. Trouble is, she can’t seem to keep her mind on business when it comes to Riley’s devilish good looks and sizzling charm. The heat is turned up when Magnolia’s handsome fire chief, Manny Owens, sparks an interest in Melvina. Torn between two of Magnolia’s hottest bachelors, she can’t help but feel the burn…”
- In the Dark by Loreth Anne White <— PSYCH-THRILLER ALERT!!! “…The promise of a luxury vacation at a secluded wilderness spa has brought together eight lucky guests. But nothing is what they were led to believe. As a fierce storm barrels down and all contact with the outside is cut off, the guests fear that it’s not a getaway. It’s a trap. Each one has a secret. Each one has something to hide. And now, as darkness closes in, they all have something to fear—including one another...”
- Blood Trial: Supernatural Battle (Vampire Towers Book 1) by Kelly St. Clare
- I Kissed The Boss by Lindsey Hart
- Someone Like Her (Iron City Heat Series Book 3) by Brittni Huyck
- The Season for Ginger Snaps (Spruce Valley Sweet Romance Book 2) by Katie Carver
- Maria (Made Men Book 7) by Sarah Brianne <— MAFIA ROMANCE ALERT!! “…Maria is the mafia princess of Kansas City, destined to be the prize to the most loyal Caruso soldier. Her killer looks hide the fact that she’s as ruthless as any male in the family. But this princess is no trophy wife…”
PREORDERS (going live soon!!! 😀 )
- Gabriel’s Promise (Gabriel’s Inferno Book 4) by Sylvain Reynard – December 3rd 2019
- Wicked Hour (An Heirs of Chicagoland Novel Book 2) by Chloe Neill – December 3rd 2019
- Wonder With Me: A With Me In Seattle Novella by Kristen Proby – December 3rd 2019
- Hate Sober (Love Me, Duet Book 2) by T.L. Smith – December 3rd 2019
- Mistletoe Over Manhattan: Holiday Anthology – December 3rd 2019
- Malorie: A Bird Box Novel by Josh Malerman – December 3rd 2019
- Kings of Carrion (Juniper Unraveling Book 3) by Keri Lake – December 3rd 2019
- A Madness of Sunshine by Nalini Singh – December 3rd 2019
- Landon & Shay: (The L&S Duet Book 2) by Brittainy C. Cherry – December 4th 2019
- Chase The Butterflies by Monica James – December 5th 2019
- Beautiful Secret (Dirty Hollywood Book 1) by Claire Raye – December 5th 2019
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