Happy Labor Day!! Author and Book News Roundup – September 5th 2016

by Maryse on September 5, 2016 · 16 comments

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<— Lots of great author and book news circulating to kick off the new month, and welcome in the fall season!!! Yep, I’m one of those pumpkin-spice loving girls, and I can’t wait to feel that cool crisp air on my face and smell the wood burning stoves, once again. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas!!!! I LOVE IT! I know, I’m getting ahed of myself ’cause we JUST started September (and I have a good month or so left, of hot days here in Florida) but I can already feel the change in the air) and I can’t help but *squee*!


➜ Colleen Hoover is GIVING AWAY A SIGNED COPY of It Ends with Us on my blog!!! Come and leave a comment to enter <— here!!

Okay so today’s post will feature EARLYBIRD BOOK RELEASES, plus a few of the PREORDERS going live at midnight, AND fun surprise news announcements!

  • Invasion by Mary E Palmerin & Poppet <— LIVE!!!! HE’S LIVING UNDER HER FLOOR ALERT! Hey I’ve read a book by Poppet before and I loved it. FREAKED ME OUT (pretty dark). “When he finds himself in a living hell he becomes savage, uncovering a side to himself he suppressed. Now homeless he’s living in a basement, but he’s a snoop. It’s his ingrained nature to spy, to uncover secrets, and he finds all of Carly’s scars and hidden traumas. She hides it behind a sunny smile and a spry walk, but she’s hurting. What she cannot anticipate is that the god at her door is living under her floor, and she’ll bleed for him. He is Carly’s nemesis, she just never knew it…
  • Diary of a Madman (Josephine) by Lily White <— LIVE!! LILY WHITE DARK READ ALERT!!! This one’s super-short but the blurb is intriguing. “It is a collection of insights, of the thoughts and feelings of the monsters that bask in the darkness of shadow. There are no lights at the end of this tunnel, and it isn’t intended to make sense. Please don’t try to make something out of it that it isn’t. Insanity doesn’t make sense, and neither do the thoughts of the insane. This is the Diary of Bodhi Marks…”
  • More to Us by Allie Everhart <— LIVE! He’s a guitarist working for his father and she’s a gymnast, and they meet in college. “When Austin and Kira meet, their attraction draws them together but their relationship quickly becomes something more. A friendship and love that neither one of them expected. But their dreams remain unfulfilled…”
  • Alpha Boxed Set by Jasinda Wilder <— LIVE!!! JASINDA WILDER ALERT! Another series bundle at a super price!!

Lauren: It’s the one where the girl gets $10,000 checks in the mail every month with YOU written in the notes line. Then, after a year, a guy shows up in a limo & say, “it’s time to pay your debt”.

Marit: Oh my GOD! I’m reading Alpha by Jasinda Wilder now  ;)  Hot and mysterious alphamale with a big secret. The book is HOT  :)

Lauren: Been dying to read this series!!!!

Pia: These have been on my tbr for a very long time. One-clicked right away

  • Breaking Him by Sherilee Gray <— LIVE!!! HE’S RECLUSIVE & SCARY… “Folks in town call him a monster—say he’s dangerous. But I know him simply as Elijah Hays, the quiet, gentle giant who works with the horses on my ranch. I can feel him watching me, that steady intense gaze making me crave things I don’t quite understand, burn in a way that frightens me…”
  • The Blogger and the Hunk by Jane Matisse <— LIVE!!! Tee hee… that title! It sounds cute! She prefers staying home and reading a good book but, when she sets her book aside, to go out with her friends, she meets him! “Jack Goodman, a confident skirt chaser, has always been a womanizer. But everything changes when he meets clumsy Penelope, and their first kiss turns into a night of passion. When Penelope sneaks out the morning after, neither one expects to see each other again until they are thrown together in unexpected circumstances…
  • Pepper Winters announces a NEW SURPRISE COMEDY ROMANCE BOOK that will be coming out any day now. Maybe even today?? She wrote it to help her heal from the very rough month of August she just got through (<— she explains here), and she’s very excited about this one! YAY!!! She says:
“Why did I choose that pen name? Because I’ve always loved the name Tess (from Monsters in the Dark) and Q hunted for her in Quintessentially Q. It fit and I wanted something to show that this book is VERY different from me and not dark AT ALL.”
  • Penny Reid and L.H. Cosway NEWS! They just announced the third book in their fun and sexy “Rugby Series” (‘The Cad and the Co-ed’) and OMG THAT COVER! Gorgeous and hilarious!!! She’s a single mom and in college… “Eilish enters her last semester of university determined to stand on her own. Now she just needs to find an internship. The only problem is, her best option—by far—places her directly in the path of her son’s father, and he doesn’t remember her at all.” YIKES!!! That sounds awesome!
  • The Bookworm Box will receive all the proceeds from this awesome sounding Anthology (A Secret Affair) coming out in October!! How awesome! :D
A Secret Affair - Seven forbidden, sinfully sexy novellas are coming October 18th. 100% of proceeds will be donated to The Bookworm Box.
  • Ker Dukey and K. Webster have just announced a NEW DARK READ/PSYCH THRILLER!!! This one’s up for preorder and coming out this month! THIS ONE WILL BE MINE!!!!!! “Benny loves his pretty little dolls. As long as they do exactly as they’re told… …Have you ever had to make a decision that haunts you every single day for the rest of your life…the life you stole back? I have. I ran for my survival, rocks and twigs cutting into the soles of my feet, my lungs burning and screaming for rest, every muscle tensed and fighting along with me for existence. I left her. I ran, ran, ran—from Benny and his lone, pretty little doll—until I couldn’t remember where to find them again. I’m sorry.”
  • Outlander fans!!! Here’s the Outlander theme song, with lyrics, as introduced by Jamie… *sigh* (Sam Heughan)
  • Nicole Jacquelyn has a new book releasing tomorrow, so the first book in that series: Unbreak My Heart (Fostering Love) is on SUPER-BARGAIN SALE!! UNREQUITED LOVE!!! SHE’S ALWAYS LOVED HIM BUT HE MARRIED HER BEST FRIEND… and OMG he can be SUCH A JERK!!!! I enjoyed this one! (In fact, here’s my Book Review). P.S. Book #2 is going live tomorrow (it’s listed below) AND they can both be read as standalones.
  • GENTRY BOYS (Books 1-4) by Cora Brent <— BOOK BUNDLE SUPER-BARGAIN SALE ALERT! And Fabi (and many in our crew) is a huge fan of this series! Fabi: “I just finished Draw (Gentry Boys #1) by Cora Brent… Wow, it was so good. I really felt for the characters. I wanted to wrap them all up in a huge hug and paint the world pretty for them….


A few of TOMORROW’S PREORDERS (going live at midnight!!! :D )

  1. The Protector by Jodi Ellen Malpas - September 6th 2016
  2. Banking Her: A Billionaire Bad Boys Novella (Book 2.5) (Bad Boy Billionaires) by Max Monroe – September 6th 2016
  3. The One Real Thing: The Hart’s Boardwalk Series by Samantha Young – September 6th 2016
  4. Winter Born by Sherrilyn Kenyon  - September 6th 2016
  5. Change of Heart by Nicole Jacquelyn - September 6th 2016 <— I LOVED book #1!! :D
  6. Rookie Move: A Brooklyn Bruisers Novel by Sarina Bowen - September 6th 2016
  7. The Sight: A Devil’s Isle Novel by Seanan McGuire  - September 6th 2016
  8. Apprentice in Death by J.D. Robb – September 6th 2016
  9. Guardian’s Mate: A Shifters Unbound Novel (A Shifter’s Unbound Novel) by Jennifer Ashley  - September 6th 2016
  10. Because I’m Watching: A Novel (The Virtue Falls Series) by Christina Dodd - September 6th 2016
  11. Deja Who (An Insighter Novel) by MaryJanice Davidson - September 6th 2016
  12. Too Wild to Tame (Romancing the Clarksons) by Tessa Bailey - September 6th 2016
  13. Fighting to Be Free by Kirsty Moseley - September 6th 2016
  14. Loving You Easy: A Loving on the Edge Novel by Roni Loren - September 6th 2016
  15. Empire of Storms (Throne Of Glass Series Book 5) by Sarah J. Maas - September 6th 2016

➜ CHECK OUT ALL the upcoming BOOK RELEASES here (frequently updated and it goes all the way to 2017!)


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{ 16 comments… read them below or add one }

Sharon September 5, 2016 at 9:50 AM

Blurb jolt alert . . . Retrieval by Alt Martinez! Sorry if this is a duplicate!

Maryse September 5, 2016 at 10:37 AM

LOL Sharon! You are SO right. I love this author!!! :D

Cheryl September 5, 2016 at 11:35 AM

Sharon that blurb- added Retrieval to my tbr. Will read it once book 2 is released on the 27th!

Can’t Touch This sounds great. So sad the reasons for it though.

I can’t remember who said they wanted to read a scary book, but Invasion sounds scary, creepy!!

Cheryl September 5, 2016 at 11:51 AM

Now I guess I will be stalking Amazon for Can’t Touch This’ release…

Robyn September 5, 2016 at 12:58 PM

The Roam series by Kimberly Adams is free for the next couple days. That’s EVERY book in the series I’m talking about! This was on my Top 15 Reads List. One of the best series written. You’ll fall in love with Roam and West and the rest of the gang just like I did. ❤️

Cheryl September 5, 2016 at 1:17 PM

Thanks Robyn! I wonder if she is ever going to finish The Movie series.

Pia September 5, 2016 at 3:08 PM

I did buy the Alpha boxed set by Jasinder Wilder and am considering the Gentry Boys bundle as well and maybe even the Roam series as mentioned by you Robyn. But it is so hard to get to read all these books. My kindle library keeps getting longer and longer – ugh

At the moment I am at the last 10 pages or so of Rock Me by Cherrie Lynn. Sooo good and Brian is just my perfect book boyfriend – tattooed, intense and just lovable. I believe that you have mentioned this book a couple of times Maryse.

And Colleen Hoover just released another chapter to her Too Late wattpad book – its the epilogue of the epilogue after the prologue or something like that :-) She keeps adding more chapters, and I simply love this story. It is so intense and if I have to compare it to another book it must by Ricochet by Keri Lake. Not the same storyline but just as intense and angsty. Asa, the heroin, is just so bad – I mean really really bad in a bad way. I cannot say it often enough – read it read it read it :-)

Jean September 5, 2016 at 3:20 PM

Pretty Stolen Dolls…..yep pre-ordered it

Invasion, Breaking Him (this sounds totally like my kind of book) and Pepper Winters new book! That link to her Facebook page made me all teary eyed…..I love that she is releasing something new and different for her!

Pia, I love that whole series by Cherrie Lynn and yes, get the Gentry Boys box set! Fabi recommended them to me and I love that series too!

Lauren September 5, 2016 at 3:28 PM

More To Us…..Last book in Allie Everhart’s Wheeler Brothers series….got the first 3 when they were $.99 last week. Guess I’m gonna start book 1 today.

Tasha J September 5, 2016 at 8:56 PM

The Cad and the Co-Ed, Can’t Touch This, The Blogger and the Hunk, and Pretty Stolen Dolls all sound so good! And of course I’ll be reading Empire of Storms soon but I haven’t read The Assassin’s Blade yet and I want to read that first. I read Too Late also and loved it, I need to catch myself up on her new chapters! I actually like Asa even though he is really bad. Lol

Pia September 5, 2016 at 11:34 PM

I’m glad to hear you say that Tasha, because I kind of like Asa as well. Not quite sure what that says about me :-)

Lisa September 5, 2016 at 11:52 PM

Oh thank goodness Banking….by Max Monroe arrived. Right in time to lighten my heart after Loverboy. That one was hard to read.

Tessa September 6, 2016 at 12:28 AM

I know it’s super late for some of you, but Can’t Touch This is live now.

Cheryl September 6, 2016 at 5:45 AM

Just got a notice that Samantha Towle released a new book today-Sacking the Quarterback. It’s a short book, but still, I don’t remember hearing anything about it’s release! She’s one of my automatic one-click authors!

Marion September 6, 2016 at 12:53 PM

Fighting to be Free!!!!! Please read this story you guys. …I love everything Kirsty Moseley has written.

Dani September 7, 2016 at 4:35 PM

Just read Invasion. There isn’t enough bleach around to scrub that book from my brain. Very disturbing and no HEA.

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