Okay that one there to the left? Pure Abandon by Jeannine Colette has been on my TBR list since it was released, and my own fellow readers here have been LOVING it, so I’m in. I’m 25% in, in fact and have been thoroughly “into it” from the very first page. Yep. YES!! This one is FOR ME!!! 😀 Heartache and angst, here I come!!! 😀
And some of our fellow readers have left their own latest recommendations this week (some of the new releases now that are “tried and true” by our crew) and some oldies but goodies that are still rocking worlds. So take a look. The ones from this list that I’d *almost* squirrel for, if I wasn’t already very much into the one I’m reading now? Alex (eeeeeep!!! A horror story that is calling my name!! Ew. Ummm…. no. I don’t want any creepiness calling my name. That’s a nightmare in itself). LOL! The Golden Compass ’cause one of my new favorite authors went CRAZY for this series, and I know it’s really popular, so I’m intrigued. AND!! Anarchy Found – Alpha Lincoln by JA Huss is the one that is calling me the most!! HOLY MOLY that blurb (I’m thinking he’s not a superhero… he’s the villain) and the reviews are phenomenal!! You’ll see (I posted ’em below).
Oh and… LOL! Funny story.
Maryse: How many times has this happened to you? Tee hee!! I wanted to buy and read this book so bad and it’s on super-sale today, so I one-clicked it… *whoops* I’ve had it since 2012, you say? Maybe I should get on it! 😛 (P.S. it’s Alex by Adam J Nicolai)
JM: Haha! Definitely been there! 😀
Nikki: Waaaayyy too many times!!
Lee: I am laughing SO hard.. Because 1- 5 times, this happens to me.. aaaaaaand 2012?? It’s meant to be Maryse, drop everything and read it 😛 😛
P.S. Let me know if I’m missing any or if you loved any (from this list or elsewhere).
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EBOOK 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).
- The Darkest Descension (A Breaking Insanity Novel Book 3) by Courtney Lane <— JUST RELEASED DARK READ ALERT!!! Ela found us this one!! “Maryse, The Darkest Descension (Breaking Insanity #3) by Courtney Lane was also released. The third book to The Sordid Promise, which I absolutely LOVED.” (here is the series reading order)
- Forbidden: A Standalone by C.D. Reiss <— JUST RELEASED!!! Marina says: “Somehow I missed that Forbidden by CD Reiss is out and that it is actually a bundle of her Songs of Perdition series. I had read Kick and Use and was DYING for more to the story. Forbidden, contains both Kick and Use AND, AND… the last part of the story called Break. So excited!!!!!! It’s a one-click, drop everything and read CD Reiss immediately day!! Pure Abandon sounds so awesome too!!!! So much to read, too little time…“
- Never Over You Series Boxed Set by Ryleigh Andrews <— JUST RELEASED! FAMOUS FOOTBALL STAR & FAMOUS ROCK STAR ALERT! Series bundled and at a super-bargain price! “As Mia struggled with the stress of touring and being apart from Ethan, her defenses weakened, allowing the demons to fight their way to the surface, leaving her in a vulnerable place. A place where bad choices were made. Choices that both of them will regret…”
- Game Winner (New York Kings) by Collette West <— JUST RELEASED and it’s another FOOTBALL STAR & POP STAR ALERT!
- The Deepest Blue (Roadmap to Your Heart Book 2) by Christina Lee <— JUST RELEASED M/M (GFY) ROMANCE ALERT!! I loved this author’s other NA book, and here is her latest one! “Handsome and conscientious Dean Abbott is a research assistant in his university’s biology lab. When his roommate, Cassie, begs him to be her pretend date in front of her meddling family, he begrudgingly agrees to help. He doesn’t anticipate being enchanted by the countryside, the colorful cast of characters, or her sexy and brooding straight brother…“
- Indigo Road by RJ Jones <— M/M ROMANCE BEST FRIENDS ON A ROAD TRIP ALERT! “Josh has always considered himself straight—except for that one time in college—so when he and Alex are living in such close proximity on the road, he’s unsure what these new feelings mean.”
- Leap of Faith by Cheyenne Meadows <— WHOA THIS IS DIFFERENT… HE & HIS CHILD ARE THE SLAVES & SHE NOW “OWNS” THEM… “…she sets eyes on a man and child in shackles. His gaze compels her to step up and do something. Before she knows it, she’s the new owner of the slave pair.”
- #Holiday: A Hashtag Series Short Story by Cambria Hebert <— JUST RELEASED
- Anarchy Found – Alpha Lincoln by JA Huss <— JUST RELEASED AND SO MUCH LOVE FOR IT!!!!! He’s no a super-hero… he’s the villain… and we are in love with him! Allison LOVED it!! “I read Anarchy Found and LOVED IT. Could so see this book being a movie. Ugh, I am so in love with the H – Lincoln. The things he says to Molly. I just die. Definitely recommend it!” and Fabi agrees! “…squeeee I’m on chapter 5 and I am IN LOVE with these characters!” and then… “*whispers* ah…guys? Anarchy Found is SO FREAKIN GOOD!!!”
- Tall, Dark and Alpha by Missy Johnson <— JUST RELEASED and it’s over 800 pages!!!! OMG!!! OH!! 4 different steamy novels, and I’ll give you a taste of book #1’s blurb! Here’s a hint. He’s an escort. 😉 “I’m rolling in the dough. Life is perfect, just the way it is. Until I meet her. She changes everything. She makes me want more than I’ve ever wanted for myself and she believes in me. But she also thinks I sell insurance. I can’t stop what I do, but I can’t give her up. Eventually, my two worlds are going to collide and when they do, sh!t will hit the fan.“
- DEEP by Jaine Diamond <— SHE JOINS THE MILITARY BUT… “When she reports to Station Six amid wild rumors of erotic hazing rituals and sadomasochistic games, she’s not prepared for any of the rumors to be true—or for her insatiable attraction to Sergeant “Catch” Durant, her tattooed rebel of a trainer…”
- Some Sort of Crazy (Natalie and Miles): A Happy Crazy Love Novel by Melanie Harlow <— Allison recommends it!! “Some Sort of Crazy was great! Funny and hot and sweet!”
- Letters Written in White by Kathryn Perez <— Milissa loved it!! “Ok ladies letters written in white had me balling like crazy. And it takes a lot to do that.”
- Blood Kiss: Black Dagger Legacy by J.R. Ward <— Theresa enjoyed the latest BDB book! “Just finished Blood Kiss. Good spin off. Same world, some with the brothers but a slower, more romance, less intense read. Not the tragic sad ugly cry stories of the brothers. So I recommend you give it a try. The Beast will be an ugly cry!”
- Falling From the Sky (Gravity Book 2) by Sarina Bowen <— Jean is TOTALLY into this one! “Falling From the Sky (Gravity #2), By Sarina Bowen… Loving this book and Hank “Hazardous” Lazarus!!!!”
- Dreams of a Dark Warrior (Immortals After Dark Book 11) by Kresley Cole <— Ela’s in love with a series that I LOVED like crazy back in my paranormal romance days!! “I LOVE IAD AND DECLAN AND REGIN? *SIGH* EVERY PNR FAN HAS TO READ IAD SERIES! I PROMISE YOU WON’T REGRET IT. EACH BOOK IS GREAT, THE CHARACTERS AWESOME, FUNNY, AND GRITTY!!!!!!!!!! WHAT’S NOT ROMANTIC ABOUT A LYKAE BITING HIS CLAWS OFF TO SATISFY HIS WOMAN????? SOOOOOOOOOO ROMANTIC.” And MichelleS agrees! “Ela – oh man! you would have to mention Declan – that was one of THE best of that series. Regin and her Berserker? Oh man! That one is a re-read for me. That, and Bowen and Mariketta, and Lachlan and Emma. The good old days.“
- Warlord Wants Forever (Immortals After Dark Book 1) by Krseley Cole <— ON SUPER-SALE RIGHT NOW!! Thanks Ela, for finding us this bargain!!! MichelleS says: “Immortals After Dark – best ever for spunky girl meets über alpha. It’s like the amazing race for PNR. Crazy good. I adore Nix (aka Nucking Futs Nix). And werewolves from Scotland? Swoon. Seriously, it’s a must read.”
- Alex Adam J Nicolai <— HORROR GHOST STORY ON SUPER-SALE!!!! And I totally one-clicked it and realized… ummm. I already bought it. Back in 2012. LOL!
- Wicked Wolf: A Redwood Pack Novella (Redwood Pack Series Book 8) by Carrie Ann Ryan <— ON SUPER-SALE!
- The Golden Compass: His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman <— FANTASY/STEAMPUNK ALERT! Suanne Laqueur (one of my new favorite authors) HIGHLY recommends this series and in fact, since I am head over heels over HER own books, I will absolutely read these! She says: “OMG, The Golden Compass and the rest of His Dark Materials (Subtle Knife, Amber Spyglass) is seriously some of the most beautiful writing I’ve ever read. I re-read them every year. They’re so beautiful and I really am offended that daemons don’t exist in real life. Seriously, why is this not a thing??”
- ROOK and RONIN OMNIBUS EDITION: TRAGIC~MANIC~PANIC – The Complete Trilogy by J.A. HUSS <— OHHHHHH EMMMM GEEEE!!! And at a ROCK BOTTOM price right now. YES PLEASE!!!! 😀 Amy found this deal for us!! Thanks Amy!!! 😀
- Torn Series Set (Books: 1 – 10) by Pamela Ann <— 10 BOOKS IN THE SERIES, BUNDLED & BARGAIN PRICED!!! AND AND Amy found us this one! “Pamela Ann’s Torn series is available in a set … through the holiday season, something like 10 books. I haven’t read either of those series (even though they’ve been sitting in my library forever!) but I had to share those deals!”
- Unleashed by Shadows (By Moonlight Book 10) by Nancy Gideon <— Theresa recommends this one! “definetely check out Nancy Gideon. Just finished her last book in the moonlight series. Not much chatter but I really like that series and i have read all the big popular ones and this is in the same class for me. Max swooooooon.”
- Water for Elephants: A Novel by Sara Gruen <— Well… now THAT is a crazy “bargain price”. Lower than what we normally consider the lowest bargain price. How’d they come up with that as a sale price? No matter… I’m in! LOL!!
And for AUDIOBOOK LVERS
For those going on a road trip soon, or maybe you’ve got some projects that require both hands this weekend but still allows you to “listen”… check out the free audible trial + 2 free ebooks deal —>
- AND! Here’s the fun-tool again! —> Find out which of YOUR Kindle books are available as AUDIOBOOKS AT A BARGAIN-PRICE!<—Audiobooks for ebook super-sale prices. I’m thrilled with that, and what’s fun is you can flip flop from reading it, to listening to it without losing your spot… This thing is so cool (Amazon calls it “Matchmaker“)! It’s an Amazon feature, that scans your Kindle books and will list all of the ones you have that are also available as an audiobook at a discounted price (not normal audiobook prices). This way, you can switch back and forth, seamlessly between your ebooks and your audiobooks. VERY COOL! (This is the “Whispersync” thingie).
- The Girl in 6E by A.E. Torre <— Cheryl suggests this audiobook! “The narrator for The Girl In 6e series is excellent and quite honestly reading the book would have dragged somewhat because there really is not any romance and the story is very descriptive about obsessions with killing and different statistics with the world of online sex. It’s definitely a unique story. Reminds me of the SLOW-build relationship between Dex and Perry minus the obsession with killing. “
PRE-ORDERS (a few for next week)!!
- The Year of Falling in Love (A Sunnyvale Novel Book 2) by Jessica Sorensen – December 7th 2015
- Dirty Billionaire (The Dirty Billionaire Trilogy Book 1) by Meghan March – December 8th 2015
- BROKEN PROMISES (Trystan Scott Novel) by H.M. Ward – December 7th 2015
- Before (The After Series Book 5) by Anna Todd – December 8th 2015
- The Final Move (Hometown Players) by Victoria Denault – December 8th 2015
- Capture Me (A Twist Me Trilogy Spin-Off) by Anna Zaires – December 8th 2015
- Iniquity (The Premonition Series Book 5) by Amy A. Bartol – December 8th 2015
- Midnight Mass (Priest Book 2) by Sierra Simone – December 8th 2015
- Crashed Out (Made in Jersey) by Tessa Bailey – December 10th 2015
- Capture Me by Anna Zaires – December 10th 2015
- Within This Frame by Lindy Zart – December 11th 2015
- Addiction (Talisman Book 3) by Sofia Grey – December 11th 2015
- Outtakes from the Grave (Night Huntress Book 8) by Jeaniene Frost – December 22nd 2015
- Christmas from Hell: A Neighbor From Hell Novel by R.L. Mathewson – December 29th 2015
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