This news list is LONG today but SO worth it. TONS of great news came my way over the last few days, and I’ve rounded ’em up right here. Keep checking back as I will keep adding to it throughout the day. VERY EXCITING stuff!!! Like…
Kim Jones just released her latest biker book! Devil’s Love is now live and can be read as a standalone, and features a heroine that has been raised by the club since she was a little girl, and she now has her eyes on one of the members… and the author says:
“Three years ago you met them.
Now you get their story.”
Enter Hayes Whitley. Mega-movie star. The man who has captured the hearts of millions. But I gave him mine years ago. He was my first love. He was my everything. Right until he up and left to chase his dreams without so much as a simple goodbye.
When he showed up out of the blue ten years later, I should have known to steer clear of him. I should have rejected his offer to take me to my ex’s wedding. I should have never let him kiss me.
But I didn’t…”
…One unsuspecting afternoon, Allison is roped into a social experiment just off campus. Suddenly, she finds herself in front of a crowd, forced to interact with a complete stranger for 180 seconds. Neither she, nor Esben Baylor, the dreamy social media star seated opposite her, is prepared for the outcome…
Robyn: Just finished Ladies Man! Oh Boy, am I in love with that book. It had me squeeing on every page. It was an angsty and filled with everything you could want in a romantic book! I need more books like this
Anne: Finished Ladies Man and loved it!! They connected on every level before starting a physical one and thats why it was so good! It was beautifully written. You can actually feel what they were feeling and thats what I look for in a book. I can honestly say this is my favorite book from Katy. Sorry Remy lol!
Colleen Hoover has TWO BIG AWESOME NEWSES. <— *snort* Well… what? It’s not just one news. It’s TWO news. Newses. 😛 Okay my corniness is out (I just had to), and now onto the news. In all of her awesome hilariousness, you should read this post about her latest release, It Ends with Us: A Novel – one of my FAVORITE books of the year and of all time – my review – (but she basically says):
“…I’ve been super excited to announce a new project I’ve been working on with director Triston P. Pullen. We are creating a play based on the bestselling novel! It will premiere next summer in Sulphur Springs, Tx, on a slightly smaller stage than Broadway….
Colleen Hoover also announces that her free read that she wrote on Wattpad, “Too Late” (that so many LOVED but said it was SO different for her… and on the “dark” side – VERY mature!!!). In fact Pia says: “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 ” BUT!!! It will no longer be available on Wattpad, however it WILL soon be available on Amazon. AND she now has signed print copies available for purchase here (which I will ABSOLUTELY be ordering a copy of!!!!). She also says it’s the longest book she’s ever written. You can read the whole announcement here, but I though I’d post a quick tidbit:
“*Too Late is currently only available as a free book on Wattpad and in my author Facebook group, Colleen Hoover’s CoHorts. It will be temporarily removed starting tonight from these sites as it takes a nomadic journey across different platforms over the next year.
*It will be available as a signed paperback this week as a preorder on my website and will be available later this month for free in Kindle Unlimited. While it is in KU, it will not be available on any other platform. But depending on reader feedback over the next few months, I will then possibly move it to other platforms.
*The book has been slightly edited, but will essentially be the same story that was uploaded as it was written to Wattpad. Just with less errors.
My novels are all very different from one another, but they do all have a similar appeal and feel. TOO LATE does not fit that same appeal and feel, so for this reason, I will not be publishing it under Colleen Hoover. It will be under my initials, C. Hoover…”
ECHO ALERT! I just checked and the ECHO is still on SALE!! I LOVE MY ECHO. “She” reads to me when I’m doing housework or cooking! Regular ebooks (not only audiobooks – and she reads good!!! LOL!) I received her for my birthday (my sister and mom took advantage of the big Prime Day sale back in July) but today? They are even cheaper! HOLY. MOLY. ➔ P.S. The Certified Refurbished Amazon Fire TV Stick (Previous Generation – 1st) is on sale too! And I have this and I LOVE it!
Heather: I am asking the same thing!
Maryse: Yes it can!!! Well, those purchased from Amazon in your Kindle library. And her voice and intonation is actually really good!! She has expression (not so weirdly robotic). …I just asked her “Alexa, read Girl Underwater” and she said… reading from Kindle… and she picked RIGHT UP where I left off, this morning.
JoAnne: Jaw dropped. I spend a lot of money on Audible books and adding Whispersync to my Kindle books!
Maryse: She’ll play your audiobooks too.
Robin: I agree! Alexa is awesome. Possessed at times, but awesome 😀
Maryse: LOL!!! Yeah… when she starts answering the TV in the middle of the night ’cause you forgot to turn it off… EEEEP! LOL!
Renee: Oh my I just asked Alexis to read a book from my kindle and she did. So awesome. Now I can exercise or clean and still be able to read a book. Love it.
Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition <— WHAT WHAT WHAT!!??? Yes okay, NOT officially book news, but my Facebook feed was SWARMING with author and reader excitement when a VERY limited number of classic Nintendos were released yesterday (or was it Friday). *sigh* Either way, only a precious few were able to get one (long lines everywhere), and even Amazon sold out immediately. That said… Amazon assures us that will be receiving more. 😀 So if you’ve been wanting one, there’s still a chance! “Please note, we have very limited quantities of this item, however we will be receiving additional quantities over the coming weeks. We will announce when additional inventory becomes available.”
Patricia: fingers crossed that i can nab myself one 😉 mommy deserves a gift from santa too! lol
Rhiannon: I had one in my cart, went to pay, and it was no longer available. It took 10 seconds! They had a limited number at 5pm EST on Friday and it sold out by 5:05pm. After the site crashed 12 times!
Maryse: I read that so many were SUPER FAST with the order process (when still “in stock”) and STILL missed their chance once they tried to finalize payment. GAH!!!
Leisa Rayven just announced TWO BIG NEWS DETAILS!!! First, her upcoming SERIES BUNDLE – Starcrossed, the Complete Series: Bad Romeo; Broken Juliet; Wicked Heart (The Starcrossed Series) will be releasing just in time for Christmas!! AND!! Her upcoming Christmas book Bad Romeo Christmas: A Starcrossed Anthology will be LIVE in just a few days!! She says:
“If you haven’t yet jumped onboard the Starcrossed bandwagon, you can get ALL 3 E-BOOKS in this special Christmas bundle for far less than if you buy them all individually. Woohoo! You can even gift it to that friend you’ve been trying to get to read the series for AGES, then you can buddy-read BAD ROMEO CHRISTMAS. Even better!”
“At first glance, stripping naked at my ex-girlfriend’s place of work might not seem like the brightest way to win her back…”
USA Today featured some of our favorite recent Indie book releases in a “swoon worthy passages” article (basically… some of the most highlighted passages in these books)!! We know I’m a HIGHLIGHT fanatic, so I can totally relate to this post! 😉 Featured: Written in the Scars, A Love Letter to Whiskey (my review), Punk 57, The Air He Breathes, Black Swan Affair (my review).
ALSO featured on USA Today was THIS article (written by Rachel Blaufeld) about two very recent releases featuring broken characters (Blow: A Virtuous Paradox Novel and Black and White Flowers (The Real SEAL Series Book 1). Rachel says:
“So when I see a story with a broken character, I can’t help but want to dive into the pages and put him/her back together. These are some of my most favorite reads. The ones where I want to cry or scream or yell for someone to figure it all out.”
Debra Anastasia reveals the cover (and some wonderful personal details) for her upcoming book, For All The Evers (which is now up for preorder). The synopsis is so heartwarming and beautiful. And there’s a reason for that. She says:
“Coming on December 18th is a book that I’ve been working on for two years. It’s to honor a man in my family that gave his life for his country on the last day of World War 2. He was almost home– almost done with the fighting after six years of service.
I realized that my readers are so generous with their hearts that this man who had just a few people left to remember him could maybe find a place in my trusted readers’ memories as well. You are my most heartfelt gift to my uncle. I used his name in this fiction time travel romance so that maybe there would be positive energy sent his way over seventy years after his death.”
“The handwritten words on my new cover are actually from a letter that my uncle sent home in WW2.”
Cherrie Lynn, one of my favorite authors from my early indie/new-adult days has a new book coming out!! FIGHTER ALERT!! Raw Deal (Larson Brothers) and OH WOW this one sounds intense!!! He killed her brother in a cage match, but then he shows up to the funeral…
“When Mike shows up at the funeral, he’s nothing like Savannah expected. Gone is the fierce, brutal beast she’s seen in the cage. In his place is a beautiful man torn with guilt, seeking forgiveness, and willing to do anything to ease her pain.
Her family doesn’t approve, but her heart doesn’t stand a chance…”
“FINALLY!!! WRONG AUDIO!!! I think it should “Whispersync“ or whatever that is so that you can buy it cheap if you own the ebook. Not sure how long that will take though.”
BOOK BARGAIN FINDS:
- Only Trick by Jewel E. Ann <— SO MANY LOVED THIS ONE and it’s super bargain priced today!! Okay yeah, I just one-clicked this one ’cause Celeste and I have VERY similar book tastes, and if she’s nuts for it, chances are, I will be, too! 😀
Celeste: I read Only Trick by Jewel E. Ann the other day – I couldn’t put it down. I liked the first half better than the second – the sexual tension was off the charts, and it’s difficult to maintain that, of course, once a couple’s ‘together’, but really, you have to read this one!
- Vérité (Love At Center Court Book 1) by Rachel Blaufeld <— HER PROFESSOR BROKE HER HEART… and then he helped put her back together again. And!! It’s SUPER BARGAIN PRICED today!!!
Barely hanging on by a thread and using the most absurd coping skills, I was determined to hide behind my past indiscretions. That was, until I met Tiberius Jones. Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d learn the truth about love from a six-foot-five basketball player.
- Box Set: Rescue Me Saga, Books 1-3 by Kallypso Masters <— MILITARY/BDSM ALERT! super-bargain sale this weekend! Author says: “Who needs an escape from it all today? Here’s some good news! My Box Set: Rescue Me Saga, Books 1-3 is on sale through Veterans Day weekend… This set includes the introduction to the saga, Masters at Arms, and 3 FULL-LENGTH novels–each with a HEA.”
- trans·fer·ence: a novel by Ava Harrison <— SHE FALLS FOR HER THERAPIST ALERT!! And I’m hearing GREAT things about this recent release!
- The Dark Protectors Box Set: Books 1-4 by Rebecca Zanetti <— First 4 books bundled at an awesome price!
- My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga <— SOUNDS HEARTWRENCHING (SUICIDE PACT?) and it’s super-bargain priced today! bev is excited! “My Heart and Other Black Holes…..yes!! Have had my eye on this one for a long time.”
Sixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her without wincing, classmates who whisper behind her back, and a father whose violent crime rocked her small town, Aysel is ready to turn her potential energy into nothingness.
There’s only one problem: she’s not sure she has the courage to do it alone. But once she discovers a website with a section called Suicide Partners, Aysel’s convinced she’s found her solution—Roman, a teenage boy who’s haunted by a family tragedy, is looking for a partner.
- Oblivion (Broken City Book 3) by Jessica Sorensen – November 15th 2016
- Bad Romeo Christmas: A Starcrossed Anthology by Leisa Rayven – November 21st 2016
- Starcrossed, the Complete Series: Bad Romeo; Broken Juliet; Wicked Heart (The Starcrossed Series) by Leisa Rayven – November 29th 2016
- Hooked by Brenda Rothert – December 6th 2016 <— HOCKEY STAR ASKS THE HOTEL MAID TO WORK FOR HIM ALERT!! “Even though I’m broke, putting myself through college, and working two jobs, I’m trying to make the best of it. Meanwhile, Jake Birch, hockey’s hottest bad boy, lives in a luxury hotel in downtown Chicago—and still complains about every little thing in his penthouse. But after I tell him off, instead of getting me fired, Jake requests me as his personal housekeeper...”
- Light After Dark: A Gansett Island Novel by Marie Force – December 13th 2016
- For All The Evers by Debra Anastasia – December 18th 2016
- My Champion (Bewitched and Bewildered Book 7) by Alanea Alder – December 27th 2016
- Raw Deal (Larson Brothers) by Cherrie Lynn – January 24th 2017
- Sweet Rivalry (1001 Dark Nights) by K. Bromberg – February 28th 2017
- The Hot One by Lauren Blakely – March 14th 2017
- 180 Seconds by Jessica Park – April 25th 2017
- Against All Odds: A Novel by Danielle Steele – May 2nd 2017
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