HAPPY FRIDAY EVERYONE!!!! Quite a few yummy book-treats went live (or have been highly recommended) in the last couple of days, so our Friday Finds list today is 20 books strong (and I’ll add more as I find ’em). 😀
Also make sure to check these out:
- Evelyn Avery – Into the Labyrinth Trilogy Reading Order + a book giveaway! <— REVERSE HAREM book release and the author is today’s newsletter sponsor (Reverse Harem lovers are going to love the sound of this one!!) 😀
- Why the Twilight Saga means so much to me… <— I wrote this a couple of days ago. 😉 I’d love to know which book did that to you for the first time.
- The Ultimate List of Slow Burn Romance Books <— MAJORLY HUGE UPDATE on this post, and I’m still adding to it as we speak.
TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT WE FOUND FOR THE WEEKEND !!
- EXTENDED THROUGH JUNE!!! ➔➔➔ TWO MONTHS FREE KINDLE UNLIMITED DEAL!!! <— If you haven’t tried it yet, now’s your chance. 😲👏👏👏 WE ARE LOVING IT!
- Love the One You Hate by R.S. Grey <— LIVE!! R.S. GREY’S LATEST RELEASE!! THEY HATE EACH OTHER!!!! “...His arrogance and icy demeanor make it clear that he’s the type of man who’s best handled at a distance. Fortunately, space shouldn’t be an issue inside this Gilded Age mansion and its lush gardens. If I stick with the servants and he keeps to his sailboat and vintage Porsche, we should hardly cross paths at all. Unfortunately, at Rosethorn, I find that all roads eventually lead to Nicholas Hunt...”
- Vicious Minds Part 2 (Children of Vice book 5) by JJ McAvoy <— LIVE!! STEPHANIE LOVES THIS SERIES!
Stephanie: Vicious Minds Part 2 (children of vice book 5) by JJ McAvoy came out today too. I love the series
- Through the Lens by K.K. Allen <— LIVE!! A MODEL NEEDING A CLEAN SLATE... “...The day his food photography hobby garners attention from an unexpected source, he knows his dreams are finally within reach. An obstacle he never sees coming? The sharp-tongued bombshell with a distaste for all he stands for. When Desmond accidentally captures a photo of Maggie during a moment of weakness, he starts to see there’s more to the fashionista than meets the eye…”
- Stolen by Shadows (Into the Labyrinth Book 1) by Evelyn Avery <— LIVE!! REVERSE HAREM FAIRY TALE RETELLING ALERT!! “***The modern retelling of a fairy tale that never existed, Stolen by Shadows is a paranormal reverse harem romance for lovers of dream-like fantasy with a darker twist. Contains adult themes and may be triggering to some readers. This is the first book in a planned trilogy. P.S. Make sure to check out the series and the giveaway here on my blog: Evelyn Avery – Into the Labyrinth Trilogy Reading Order + a book giveaway! *** The author told me:
“I wrote this book for fans of the Labyrinth who caught the sensual undercurrents in that story and wanted more!”
Izzy is a theater student with a fantastical imagination who everyone thinks is more than a little bit crazy. She tells stories about a realm called the Underground and its ruler, the beautiful and cruel Erlking. Sometimes, the stories seem so real that she wonders if they just might be to the point that even the people closest to her question her sanity.
Until the Erlking shows up to take her away.
- When Sinners Play: An Enemies to Lovers College Bully Romance (Sinners of Hawthorne University Book 1) by Eva Ashwood <— LIVE!! BULLY BOOK ALERT!! “...I’m the daughter of a drug addict. A girl with a half-remembered past. A foster kid who’s seen too much of the wrong side of humanity. My tattoos are my battle scars, and my heart beats for no one. Until I meet them. Gray, Declan, and Elias. The Sinners. They run this school, and one day, they’ll run this whole city...”
- Apothecary Tea (Crescent Moon Phayed Book 1) by Autumn Key
- Stripped Down (Sonoma Book 1) by Mae Harden <— LIVE!! SURPRISE STRIPPER ALERT!! “...Baking is my thing. Bachelorette parties are not. Surprise strippers even less so. But I’m almost positive this guy isn’t really a stripper, and if he is, he’s pretty bad at it...”
- The Danger You Know by Lily White – DARK ROMANCE/STALKER ALERT!! & IT’S BACK ON THE LIST ’cause Neika loved it too!
Neika: Just finished! Loved it! Would love to explore any other recommendation from this author
- Beach Read by Emily Henry <— RECENT RELEASE & HARPER LOVED IT!
Harper: I finished Beach Read yesterday. I loved it. It will be on my list of best books of the year for sure. Don’t let the cover fool you, it’s not a simple rom-com. It goes deep and is very realistic.
- Father Figure by Jane Harvey-Berrick & Alana Albertson <— LIVE!! SHE WAS SELLING HERSELF & HE FOUND HER… “...Father Gabriel found me on the street selling my body to the highest bidder. He thinks he saved me, but he’s wrong. I will never be redeemed. But then again, neither will he. Father Gabriel is a tortured man. Eighteen years ago, this former Navy SEAL made a mistake that caused the death of his best friend and Teammate. A man who was my father. Father Gabriel is fighting for redemption every single day of his life, trying to atone for his sins…”
- HATE: A dark reverse harem romance (Madison Kate Book 1) by Tate James
- Taken: A Dark Mafia Romance by Vanessa Waltz
- Life Forgotten by Layne Deemer <— LIVE!! SHE’S ALWAYS HELPING OTHERS… “...Her days are spent consumed with the troubles of others—her mom, her wayward sister, the neighborhood stray cat, the single mom next door. She tackles every issue as though it were her own, ignoring herself in the process. Until she meets Jude Hargrove. After one brief encounter, he manages to awaken something inside of her that she had long left for dead. Herself...”
- Soul of Mage by DD Chance <— TESSA LOVES IT!
Tessa: Soul of Mage by DD Chance. I am reading it right now, and I had already read the first three books. This is the last of the series. I have to say, if you like paranormal, READ IT! It’s a very different take on magic and academy paranormal. Even the normal fantasy that everyone is used to.
The twist is the actual mage trials, which aren’t hunger games, but instead almost a VR, but paranormal like. So unique and fun. I absolutely love it. I’m at 90% of the last book and it ended perfectly. 😀
- TILL DEATH DO US PART: A Dark Romance Novella by Lym Cruz <— NANCY HAS THIS ONE FOR US!!
Nancy: Please add TILL DEATH DO US PART: A Dark Romance Novella by Lym Cruz. I have Read & Reviewed. Yesterday was the Release Day for this really darker story. The author was unable to promote her book, because of the passing of her precious baby girl earlier in the week. It makes us think of the priorities in are own lives. This book is fast paced and I read it straight through to the end. And uniquely you get a choice how you want the book to end.
- Dragon (Devil’s Fury MC 3) by Harley Wylde
- Gluttony (The Damning Book 3) by Katie May
- Ruin Her by Sam Crescent
- Making Her Mine (Player Loves Curves Book 1) by Hope Ford
- Pink by Bethany-Kris <— LIVE!! THE MAFIA ENFORCER & THE SUPERMODEL ALERT!! “…They live two entirely different lives but before the mob and the fame, they were Lev Arsov and Gigi Parker. Two people struggling to make it—who met by chance—before life got in the way. Five years have passed since the nights they shared together, but Fashion Week brings Gigi back to New York and straight into Lev’s path once more...”
- Incomparable by Brie Bella & Nikki Bella <— LIVE!! RECENT RELEASE AUTOBIOGRAPHY ALERT!! I don’t know much about these WWE Diva’s but I used to love WWE back in 2000 when it was in its HUGE HEYDAY, and I loved John Cena so… I’ve been paying attention to the mini-stories and news about one of these twins and him.
- The Elemental Mysteries Complete Series Edition: Books 1-4 by Elizabeth Hunter <— BOOK BUNDLE ALERT!! Kat found it for us!! 😀
Kat: Maryse this is the series I constantly recommend to you! Gio is the sexiest vampire ever
MichelleS: LOVE Elizabeth Hunter’s writing (one of my favorite series is her Elemental Mysteries series)
Pam: I would recommend the Elemental Mysteries by Elizabeth Hunter. They are vampire romantic. The main characters are amazing and the love stories are fantastic. Best Series Ever.
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- Beach Read by Emily Henry <— Some in our crew are reading and loving it. But R wants it in THIS format! “…the only thing they have in common is that for the next three months, they’re living in neighboring beach houses, broke, and bogged down with writer’s block. Until, one hazy evening, one thing leads to another and they strike a deal designed to force them out of their creative ruts..”
R. Renee: I can’t wait for Beach Read but Julia Whelan is narrating the audio so I’m waiting. I swear she makes every book she reads better!
- Little Secrets by Jennifer Hillier <— BACK ON THE LIST ’cause Nay loves it too!
Nay: I’m still listening to Little Secrets by Jennifer Hillier. I’m at 70% and I can’t wait to get back to it. So far it’s REALLY good. And the narration is wonderful!
Shirley: Oh Nay…you just wait!!! I couldn’t stop listening! I finished at 1 am this morning. I have a new favorite author!
Nay: I agree–it’s SO good and the narrator IS terrific! When I’m listening to a female narrator and I stop paying attention to the fact that she’s also doing the male parts, I know she (and the book) are great!
PREORDERS (going live soon!!! 😀 )
- Life & Limb (PASS Series Book 2) by Freya Barker – May 11th 2020
- May Contain Wine (SWAT Generation 2.0 Book 5) by Lani Lynn Vale – May 12th 2020
- A Secret for a Secret (All In Book 3) by Helena Hunting – May 12th 2020
- Wherever You Are (A KGI Novel Book 12) by Maya Banks – May 12th 2020
- Sure Shot: A Hockey Romance by Sarina Bowen – May 12th 2020
- We Free the Stars (Sands of Arawiya Book 2) by Hafsah Faizal – May 12th 2020
- Dirty Rich Betrayal: Love Me Forever: Mia & Grayson by Lisa Renee Jones – May 12th 2020
- Embraced in Ink (Montgomery Ink: Boulder Book 3) by Carrie Ann Ryan – May 12th 2020
- This Is How I Lied: A Novel by Heather Gudenkauf – May 12th 2020
- Reckless Memories by Catherine Cowles – May 12th 2020
- House of Dragons by Jessica Cluess – May 12th 2020
- Wicked Hearts (Poplar Falls Book 3) by Amber Kelly
- When We Were Us by J.S. Cooper – May 15th 2020
- What Lies Between Us by John Marrs – May 15th 2020
- The Promise: A Secret Baby Romance (North Woods Universtiy Book 5) by J.L. Beck & C. Hallman – May 15th 2020
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