11:24am FRIDAY MORNING MARIANA ZAPATA BREAKING NEWS UPDATE!! All Rhodes Lead Here by Mariana Zapata <— LOOKIT WHAT’S LIVE!!!!!!
GOOD MORNING EVERYONE & HAPPY FRIDAY!! Happy Easter to everyone that celebrates, and also happy long weekend. 😉 I’m working on the Friday Finds as we speak, but I figured I’d post it now even though it’s nowhere near done, since that one to the left IS LIVE and OMG it sounds soooooooooooo gooooooood!!
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TODAY’S BLASTS FROM THE PAST!!
- 1 year ago today, I answered this question! Reader Question – How can I join Maryse’s Book Blog?
- 3 years ago, we went 5-STAR CRAZY for this series! Jewel E Ann – The Transcend Trilogy Reading Order
- 3 years ago, the authors warning gave us a jolt! Amelia Hutchins – Playing with Monsters Series Reading Order
- 4 years ago today, this sweet YA book had my heart! Book Review – My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick
- 5 years ago, I devoured this “Stranded on an Island” book. OH BOY!!!!! Book Review – Unseen Messages by Pepper Winters
- 5 years ago, I asked (and answered) this question: What is the very first book you remember reading?
- 7 years ago, I INTERVIEWED J.R. WARD!!!!!!! *thud* <— I fainted again. Behind the Books – An Interview with J.R. Ward
- 8 years ago, I interviewed the book love of my life, Travis Maddux. *thud* <— Lots of fainting today. 😉 Happy Birthday, Travis Maddox!! Plus! An interview with Travis! 😉 P.S. We had tequila shots together for that one. P.P.S. Here’s my 5-star review of Walking Disaster.
- 9 years ago, I LOVED and reviewed this one: Book Review – Point of Retreat by Colleen Hoover … AND this one: Book Review – Sacrificial Magic by Stacia Kane
- 10 years ago, I reviewed this one by J.R. Ward! Book Review – Lover Unleashed by J.R. Ward
- 12 years ago, I went 5-STAR CRAZY for this one, and it had me swooning and laughing. Ahhhh back when Vampires were my only loves. 😉 Book Review – How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire by Kerrelyn Sparks and then the next day I reviewed this one. Book Review – Be Still My Vampire Heart by Kerrelyn Sparks
TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT WE FOUND FOR THE WEEKEND !!
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Debbie: I scooped up The Next Wife after reading the blurb..I usually wait a few day’s not this time.lol
Ashley: I picked Only the Pretty Lies!
Lynn: Thanks for the heads up!
- All Rhodes Lead Here by Mariana Zapata <— LOOKIT WHAT’S LIVE!!!!!! OMGGGGGGG!! Dani found it for us!! “…Losing people you love is hard. Aurora De La Torre knows moving back to a place that was once home isn’t going to be easy. Starting your whole life over probably isn’t supposed to be. But a small town in the mountains might be the perfect remedy for a broken heart. Checking out her landlord across the driveway just might cure it too...”
Dani: Mariana Zapata’s new book All Rhodes Lead Here just went live today.
- The Two Week Stand: A Sizzling Beach Romance by Samantha Towle <— SAMANTHA TOWLE ALERT!! SHE WAS SUPPOSED TO BE ON HER HONEYMOON & HE’S ESCAPING A SCANDAL… NO STRINGS ATTACHED. Oh oh. 😉 “…The only reason he’s heading to the Maldives is to escape a scandal and spend time on an island where no one knows who he is. But plans change, and when West takes one look at Dillon, another idea forms in his mind—a no-strings two-week stand. Even though Dillon knows their sexual chemistry is explosive, her romantic heart is torn...”
- Brightly Burning Bridges: A Bully Romance (Kings of Capital) by Ivy Wild <— LIVE!! BULLY ROMANCE!! “…He wasn’t my friend until he became my enemy. His center is freezing cold, and his edges burn me when I get too close. He is everything I want and nothing I am. They say not to burn bridges, but he burned ours to the ground…”
- The Perfect Marriage: A Novel by Adam Mitzner <— LIVE!! DOMESTIC THRILLER/MARITAL STRIFE ALERT!! BLISSFULLY MARRIED FOR ONE YEAR but… “…There’s Jessica’s ex-husband. He pretends for all the world that he’s resilient and strong. If only for the sake of their teenage son, profoundly vulnerable in his own way. James’s ex has taken a different road. Bitter, vengeful, and threatening, she wants only the worst for the happy couple. And then there’s the couple themselves: Are they truly as in love as they seem?”
- Blindly Acquitted by Katie May <— LIVE!! “…The title “Queen of the Labyrinth” doesn’t come with a crown. It comes with a bright red target on my back…”
- Shifter Syndicate : A Rejected Mates Romance (Rise of the Howling Shadowborns Book 1) by Avery Stone
- <— LIVE!!
- The Light Through the Leaves: A novel by Glendy Vanderah <— LIVE!! HEALING AFTER GRIEF & SECRETS!! “…In a moment of crisis, Ellis Abbey leaves her daughter, Viola, unattended—for just a few minutes. But when she returns, Viola is gone. A breaking point in an already fractured marriage, Viola’s abduction causes Ellis to disappear as well—into grief, guilt, and addiction. Convinced she can only do more harm to her family, Ellis leaves her husband and young sons, burying her desperate ache for her children deeper with every step into the mountain wildernesses she treks alone. In a remote area of Washington, a young girl named Raven keeps secrets inside, too. She must never speak to outsiders about how her mother makes miracles spring from the earth, or about her father, whose mysterious presence sometimes frightens her…”
- Sick Heart: A Dark MMA Fighter Romance by J.A. Huss <— LIVE!!! BRANDI FOUND US THIS ONE!! SHE’S HIS PRIZE!!! “…They call him the Sick Heart. They say he’s a shameless monster. They say he’s a ruthless killer. They say he’s as twisted as the man who owns him. They say a lot of things about Cort van Breda. But in our world violence is money, and money is winning, and winning is life, and life is the only thing that matters. Except… he wasn’t meant to win that last fight. And I wasn’t meant to be his prize. But he did. And I am. And now his sick heart owns me...”
Brandi: Dropping in to say JA Huss has a new release that came out a couple of days titled Sick Heart.
- Fireman Fox (Bad Boys We Love) by Naomi Porter
- The Single Dad’s Handbook by Lynsey James
- Scar’s Redemption (Black Warriors Book 1) by Kiru Taye <— LIVE!!! “…He becomes fixated on claiming the throne, even if it means eliminating his ungrateful brother. First, he has to go through the tempting siren, Pacca Zhuri, who is determined to stop him and save him. The pretty wildcat warrior doesn’t realise he’s a lost cause...”
- The Devil’s Angels MC: Book 5 – Cash by Lola Wright <— LIVE!! KATHY IS EXCITED!
Kathy: I missed it when it came out but Lola Wright finally has a new book out in the Devils Angels MC Series called Cash. So excited, it has been almost a year since her last book in the series!
- Winter’s Queen (Winter’s Trilogy Book 2) by Grace Lambert <— LIVE!! A NEW ENEMY. A NEW ALLY. A NEW WINTER.
- Start a Fire: A Dark High School Bully Romance (The Savage Crew Book 1) by Julia Wolf <— SAW HUGE LOVE FOR THIS ON MY FACEBOOK FEED!!! SHE’S TRYING TO KEEP HER HEAD DOWN… “...Unfortunately, my carefully laid plans go to hell when I grab the attention of dark, forbidding, and brutally hot Sebastian Vega. He looks at me like he wants to kill my puppy or eat me alive. Quite possibly both. Sebastian is everywhere I go, and he’s decided I’m the twisted game he wants to play, whether I’m a willing participant or not...”
- Shadow of Thorns (Wicked Fae Book 4) by Stacey Trombley <— LIVE!!
- The Before and After (The Heart Break Series Book 1) by Emma Evans <— LIVE!!
- Gabriel’s Inferno trilogy <— SHALEEN JUST DISCOVERED & LOVED!!!!
Shaleen: Hi Maryse.It’s been ages. Life has been hectic and there are so many books I want to read but not enough time. I recently read the Gabriel’s Inferno trilogy. I know I’m several years late to this one but I really enjoyed it. The movies are pretty good too and the male lead (swoon), perfect casting.Anyway, I hope you are well and may you have a blessed Easter. 😘🤗🐰
- A Warrior to Love by J.M. Madden <— LIVE!! HER MILITARY VETERAN NEIGHBOR SAVED HER BUT AVOIDS HER NOW… “…My hunky and reclusive next door neighbor is a true hero. When my ex busted down my door and attacked me, my neighbor Booker saved me, at extreme cost to himself. He knocked the guy out and watched over me until the police could haul my assailant away. Then he let me patch him up, but the caring led to more. We spent one beautiful night together, but he hasn’t spoken to me very much since. Actually, he’s gone to extreme lengths to avoid me, telling me what we had wasn’t going anywhere...”
- Getaway: An Escape Novel by Casey Cox <— LIVE!!!
- Crossed Fates: A Standalone Shifter Romance by Lexi C. Foss & Elle Christensen <— LIVE!!!
- Now You’re Mine Boxset: An Older Man Younger Woman Possessive Romance Series by Liz Fox <— LIVE!! BOOK BUNDLE SUPER-BARGAIN!!!
- The Bossy Prince (Rugged and Royal Book 3) by Lili Valente <— LIVE!! SHE HATES HIM! “...She claims to hate me more than karaoke and liverwurst, and that’s before she finds out I’m her new boss. The scandalous royal bit? That’s just our cover, a smokescreen we hide behind to keep our counterintelligence work covert. But Princess Alexandria’s hatred of me? Oh, that’s real…”
- Instant Attraction: A Billionaire Romance (Secret Favor Book 1) by Avery North <— LIVE!!!
- Don’t Mind If “I Do”: A Fake Marriage Romantic Comedy by Everly Ashton <— LIVE!!!
- Going Through Changes (Please Don’t Go Book 3) by Tesa Erven <— LIVE!!! TRILOGY CONCLUSION ALERT!! Must be read in order.
- In Death Series by J.D. Robb <— MONY IS DEVOURING THIS SERIES!!
Maryse: How are you liking the series Mony? A few years ago, it was the one that I’d receive the most recommendations for.
Mony: Love love love the series! Clever writing, characters are fabulous, murder plots so well done…and of course, Roarke…OMG 🔥🔥🔥 I’m going through the series like it’s a bag of Miss Vickie Chips! 🙂
Maryse: I bet I would to. I need to get deeply involved in a series again.
- Someone to Hold: A Small Town, Opposites Attract Clean Romance (The Calloway Inn Series Book 1) by Patty H Scott
- A Beauty for the Beast by Emma Bray <— LIVE!!!
- The Ideal : A Sweet Muslim Romance by Saffiyah Ali <— SHE’S NOT WHAT HE WAS LOOKING FOR… “…She’ll take him. Until she realizes that Caliph is looking for the ideal Muslimah. And with her hijab that’s never quite right, jeans, gym shoes, and shelves full of her old basketball trophies, she’s far from his ideal. But when fate keeps pushing them together in compromising positions, he asks her to marry him to save her reputation…”
- The Chance : A Second Chance Muslim Romance by BF Queen <— LIVE!! “…After a whirlwind romance and a quick marriage, Razia and Danyaal thought nothing could tear them apart. But when the pressures of life set in, the cracks start to show, and Razia is left picking up the pieces...”
- The Note: A Wholesome Muslim Romance by Seyna Rytes <— LIVE!!
- Outlaw’s Ride: An MC Romance by Carter Steele <— THE BIKER THAT CLAIMS THE MUTE GIRL!! “…The mute girl in the brothel haunts my dreams. She was my payment for being her pimp’s hired killer. Smart, sexy, but with sad eyes and no voice. She became my obsession. The more I fell for her the more I put my brothers and our deal at risk...”
- The Secret Stealers: A Novel by Jane Healey <— LIVE!! “…A female American spy in Nazi-occupied France finds purpose behind enemy lines in a novel of unparalleled danger, love, and daring by the Amazon Charts bestselling author of The Beantown Girls.”
- Beauty and the Beast Part 1: A Dark Arranged Marriage Mafia Romance by A. G. Khaliq <— LIVE!!
- Beauty and the Beast Part 2: A Dark Arranged Marriage Mafia Romance by A. G. Khaliq <— LIVE!!
- Beauty and the Beast Part 3: A Dark Arranged Marriage Mafia Romance by A. G. Khaliq <— LIVE!!
- Adulting: A Novel by Liz Talley <— LIVE!! TWO WOMEN DOING DAMAGE CONTROL!! SECOND CHANCES! “…After another all-night bender, one more failed stint at rehab, and a parole violation, self-destructive actress Chase London has to deal with her demons. She’s been written off as a Hollywood casualty by almost everyone, including her own mother. But handsome superstar Spencer Rome has her back. So does an uncompromising stranger determined to start Chase at square one and help her pull her future into focus. If Chase is willing…”
- Ruthless Stranger: The Ivanov Family (Mafia Wars Book One) by Maggie Cole <— LIVE!!
- Savage Beast: A Dark Mafia Enemies to Lovers Romance (Sinfully Savage) by Kristen Luciani <— LIVE!!
- The Revenge You Seek: A Dark College Bully Romance (Maddison Kings University Book 1) by Tracy Lorraine <— LIVE!!
- The Temporary Roomie: A Romantic Comedy (It Happened in Nashville Book 2) by Sarah Adams <— LIVE!! SHE PLANS TO MAKE HIS LIFE MISERABLE!! “…What happens when you have to play nice with your greatest enemy? Revenge. Drew Marshall may have let me move into his spare bedroom while my house is being renovated, but don’t think for one second his kindness comes without strings. Big, ugly, fake relationship strings. That’s okay, though, Dr. Andrew. I’ll agree to your terms, move into your house, and act like your girlfriend when the big day comes; but I also plan to make your life miserable…”
- KATHY FOUND US THESE!!!! <— OMG YAY!!! 😀
Kathy: Happy Friday!!
A couple of things, all of Kristen Ashley’s Rock Chick Series are on sale for **. I thought I had read all of them but didn’t have the last book!
If anyone has read Jamie Begley’s The Last Riders Series (MC). She finally has the last book in the Road to Salvation Trilogy out. The trilogy is the story about Gavin who had been rescued after years of imprisonment at the hands of a rival club. I have been wanting to read this trilogy but was waiting until the last book. Yeah, finally here!!
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Listening to Dark Wild Night by Christina Lauren. Enjoying the continuing story book 3.
Sorrow By: Tiffanie DeBartolo
Narrated by: Tim Campbell
Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
Tiffanie wrote God Shaped Hole. She is a one click for me. Released today.
Maryse: YESSSSS!!! Sorrow was pretty great. I read it! 😀 Here’s my review.
- The Bossy Prince (Rugged and Royal Book 3) by Lili Valente <— LIVE!!!
- Don’t Mind If “I Do”: A Fake Marriage Romantic Comedy by Everly Ashton <— LIVE!!!
- Adulting: A Novel by Liz Talley <— LIVE!!!
- The Secret Stealers: A Novel by Jane Healey <— LIVE!!!
PREORDERS (going live soon!!! 😀 )
- You Love Me: A You Novel by Caroline Kepnes – April 6th 2021
- The Drowning Kind by Jennifer McMahon – April 6th 2021
- Mother May I: A Novel by Joshilyn Jackson – April 6th 2021
- The Drowning Kind by Jennifer McMahon – April 6th 2021
- Headhunter: A With Me In Seattle Mafia Novel by Kristen Proby – April 6th 2021
- Goodbye, Lark Lovejoy: A Novel (The Enchanted Rock Series Book 1) by Kris Clink – April 6th 2021
- After Happily Ever After: A Novel by Leslie A. Rasmussen – April 6th 2021
- Blessed Monsters: A Novel (Something Dark and Holy Book 3) by Emily A. Duncan – April 6th 2021
- Jailbait (Souls Chapel Revenants MC Book 3) by Lani Lynn Vale – April 6th 2021
- Sixpence and Selkies (Manners and Monsters Book 5) by Tilly Wallace – April 9th 2021
- Not Pretending Anymore by Penelope Ward & Vi Keeland – April 12, 2021
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