HAPPY FRIDAY & HAPPY WEEKEND!!! I’m still building our mega-list of Friday Finds, but it’s already beautifully started. What do you have planned this weekend? I’d say a nice loooooong walk on the beach but it’s been so incredibly hot this past few weeks, I’m not sure if I’m up to that. I WILL be lounging and reading.
<— In fact, I’m currently reading this one (A Twisted Love Story – a new release that I missed last month and that I saw on my Facebook feed, that’s right up my alley!). I one-clicked it, price be damned once I read that blurb! It has that Tarryn Fisher character feel, and I’m into it!! 😉 It’s from both POVs, both characters are hard to love, but especially her (yet sometimes I recognize myself, anxious-attachment wise when she starts internally flipping out about her relationship). Tee hee!! 😉 That was old “young” me.
TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT WE FOUND FOR THE WEEKEND !!
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- Fool Me Twice (Dark Double Duet Book 1) by Aurelia Knight and Stephanie Hurst <— LIVE!! TWINS BULLIED HER BUT YET SHE’S BACK WITH THEM… “...After a simple misunderstanding led to years of bullying, I thought I could leave high school and gain my freedom. But the Cleavemore twins choked the life out of that dream when they roped me back in. Identical in every way, I’m fascinated and terrified by their viciousness and beauty. Everything in this world belongs to them, especially my suffering. But I’ll be damned if I give it to them. They fooled me once, and that was on them, but what’s my excuse for falling back into their clutches?…”
- An Egyptian Summer (Adventures of the Heart Book 2) by Mindy Lawrence <— LIVE!!
- Nectar of the Wicked by Ella Fields <— LIVE!! FANTASY ROMANCE! HE WANTS TO MAKE HER HIS QUEEN… “…my deceased guardian left more than scars upon my heart. Debts are owed to the madam at the Lair of Lust, and I’m forced to repay them. My first client is a faerie king who offers to give me everything I’ve always wanted. The king will take me to Faerie if I make a blood vow to marry him. A collection of sweltering meetings fool me into believing his reasons for choosing me to be his queen—a changeling without so much as a name. For upon my arrival in his kingdom, I receive the answers I’ve craved and the truth behind his motives...”
- Unknown (Rath & Rune Book 3) by Jordan L. Hawk <— LIVE!!
- The Luna Duet by Pepper Winters <— RECENT RELEASE & COMPLETE DUET & LINDA LOVED IT!
Linda: Maryse The Luna Duet by Pepper Winters was absolutely amazing!! Waited until both were out and was my beach read last week. Devoured them!!!
Author cautions readers about subject matter. All the *****************!!!!!
- Sherlock Holmes : Complete Collection by Arthur Conan Doyle <— SUPER-BARGAIN!!
- The Perfect Neighbors: A Novel by Sarah Pekkanen <— SUPER-BARGAIN & I LOVE THIS AUTHOR!! FUN, SAFE NEIGHBORHOOD & THEN A NEW FAMILY MOVES IN… “…Then a new family moves to this quiet, tree-lined cul-de-sac. Tessa Campbell seems friendly enough to the other mothers, if a bit reserved. Then the neighbors notice that no one is ever invited to Tessa’s house. And soon, it becomes clear that Tessa is hiding the biggest secret of all...”
- Protector: KNK Matchmaking Agency by Heather Lauren <— LIVE!!
- Bitter Enemies (Hurtful Love Book 2) by Vera Hollins <— LIVE!!
- High Tides and Summer Skies: A heartwarming, uplifting story of friendship from Jennifer Bohnet for summer 2023 by Jennifer Bohnet <— LIVE!!
- Wrath: A Sinful Empire Duet by Eva Charles <— LIVE!! SERIES CONCLUSION!!! “…Even now, with the cards on the table and the secrets exposed, I crave her. Every traitorous inch of her delectable body. She’s mine. She’s always been mine, andI don’t care if she’s my ruin...”
- Return of the Knight (Gentlemen of Knights Book 8) by Elizabeth Johns <— LIVE!!
- Eagle (Iron Tzars MC 7): A Bones MC Romance by Marteeka Karland <— LIVE!!
- Passing the Red Line: A Hockey Romance (Chicago Dark Knights Series Book 2) by Jocelyne Soto <— LIVE!! THE COACH’S DAUGHTER & THE GRUMPY HOCKEY PLAYER!!
- The Rookie: A Steamy Romantic Suspense (Club Southside Book 4) by Delta James <— LIVE!!
- One Day by Dave Nicholls <— THIS ONE MADE KIMBERLY CRY ON AN AIRPLANE!
Kimberly: One Day by Dave Nicholls on an airplane no less!? A flight attendant brought me some tissues and wrote down the name of the book for her and her colleagues
It was one line in the book that just stabbed me in the heart . They ended up doing a movie but it just didn’t do the book justice
- On the Island: A Novel by Tracey Garvis Graves <— SUPER-BARGAIN SALE & ONE OF MY 5-STAR FAVORITES!! FORBIDDEN LOVE & STRANDED AFTER A PLANE CRASH!
Harper: On the Island by Tracey Garvis-Graves (FAVORITE) …I love plane crash survival stories. On the Island and Girl Underwater were perfect! Anyone knows any other books like that?
Teresa: My favorite age gap book is one I am reading now, “On the Island”.
Ashley: …did a reread of On The Island by Tracey Garvis Graves. I thought ‘it’s summer, I should probably reread it.’ But then I thought it could be winter and I’d still want to reread it.
Patricia: My favorite forbidden love story is “On the Island” by Tracy Garvis Graves. The love story between TJ and Anna stuck to me for a very long time.
- How the Necromancer in the Gold Vest Saved My Life: Disaster #3 (Princes of Mayhem) by Jocelynn Drake <—M/M ROMANCE!! “…How the Necromancer in the Gold Vest Saved My Life is a serial comprising four novellas that follow the insane adventures of necromancer Skylar Wallace and his next-door neighbor Nolan Banks. This is book three of four and contains vampires, werewolves, witches, spells gone bad, good friends who should never call during a date, and a pig. Really. This will make your worst date look amazing. And did I mention it’s a full moon?“
- The Trials: House Of Hades by Lydia Cooper <— LIVE!!
- The One That Came Back: A Brunswick Bay Contemporary Second Chance Romance (Brunswick Bay Second Chance Romance Book 2) by Dina Kates <— LIVE!!
- The Secrets of Us by Lucinda Berry <— SUPER-BARGAIN!!! HER SISTER BELIEVES HER HUSBAND IS NOT REAL & IS AN IMPOSTER! “…Scarred by a hard upbringing, Nichole and Krystal managed to construct comfortable lives for themselves. Krystal became a respected lawyer, and Nichole was happily married to an architect—until Nichole starts raving that her husband isn’t her husband, believing that he’s an imposter. Driven by fierce loyalty, Krystal starts asking questions, but she’s not sure she can bear the answers. Her investigation leads to the sisters’ dark shared past…to a horrible tragedy and a well-guarded lie that cemented their sisterly bond. But that lie can’t kill the truth—the battered, gasping, clawing truth that’s coming for them both...”
- The Outlaw Chess Series: An MC and Mafia Crossover Universe (6 book series) by Harley Diamond <— AIMEE LOVED IT!
Aimee: I started a MC romance series that has to be read in order. The Outlaw Chess Series by: Harley Diamond.
It has a unique style where each chapter is a character, from the same series, has a point of view even though it’s about one character for each book! That’s the whole reason you have to read them in order…. Ace is the first one and some parts were a little long but it leads you into the rest of the other books. 6 book series!
- Mama’s Babies by Tiera M Jones <— LIVE!! EVERYTHING IS GOING SMOOTHLY UNTIL TRAGEDY STRIKES “…Cori Miller is a single self-made woman in Garretsonville, TX. She lives her life unapologetically. She has a career, her own home, and car. She has created her own lane that she navigates seamlessly. Everything is flowing, until tragedy strikes. Now, she must deal with the aftermath while being thrusted into a role she never wanted…”
- Orc Bound: A Monster Fantasy Post Apocalyptic Romance (The Immortal Sorting Book 2) by Alisyn Fae and Emma Alisyn <— LIVE!!
- Deadly Intentions: An age-gap mafia romance (The Bobrov Bratva Book 4) by Shandi Boyes <— LIVE!!
- Worth The Wait by Roselyn Samuels <— LIVE!!
- Tell Me Lies by Teresa Driscoll <— SUPER-BARGAIN DOMESTIC THRILLER! MARITAL STRIFE AFTER A BETRAYAL SO THEY MOVE TO SOMEPLACE NEW TO START OVER TOGETHER… “...something about the holiday home stirs dark memories for Hannah… When she finds dead creatures on the doorstep and hears mysterious knocks at the door, Hannah can’t help wondering whether someone is messing with her—or whether the past she’s been running from has finally claimed her sanity. As the disturbing events at Owl Cottage seep out into the local community and the police become involved, Hannah turns to Sam for help, but when he dismisses her worries, she wonders if she was wrong to ever trust him...”
- Melody Unbound: A through the portal coveted fairy romance (Coveted Prey Book 17) by L.V. Lane <— LIVE!!
- The Monster’s Wife by Jillian West <— LIVE!!
- My Ex-Boyfriend’s Dad: An Age Gap, Pregnancy Romance (Forbidden Doctors) by Sofia T Summers <— LIVE!! HER EX-BOYFRIEND’S DAD & HE DOESN’T REALIZE IT’S HIS BABY!!! “…One hookup later and I’m pregnant?! Just my luck… My doctor in the hospital just happens to be the chief surgeon, Owen Thorpe – my ex’s super hot, super off-limits father. The one person I shouldn’t have gone near…”
- Worth the Fight: Royal Bastards MC by J.L. Leslie <— LIVE!!
- Forbidden Billionaire Protector: Best Friend’s Brother, Surprise Pregnancy, Forced Proximity Romance by Lexi Landon <— LIVE!!
- Torn by Grace by Eve L. Mitchell <— LIVE!!
- Bite The Woman That Feeds by Penelope Barsetti <— RANDI RECOMMENDS THIS ONE!
Randi: Just finished Bite The Woman That Feeds by Penelope Barsetti from the Aug 1st Book Release List.
Different take on vampires and it was really good. Lots of angst, love-hate & turmoil. It has a cliffhanger, but the next book is due out September 1st with the last book to come out October 1st. So not too long of a wait.
- The Scandal of You (Tough Guys Read Romance Book 1) by Olivia Sinclair <— A military instalove romance where he writes romance under another name… HERS! “…I’m going to lose my job and my home if I don’t put an end to this… this imposter. But Damien is awfully persuasive about fixing the problem and keeping me around. That has to be another piece of fiction, surely? But I wouldn’t have believed that these guys hold romance book club every Friday night, either, if I hadn’t seen it for myself. So now what? I’m no good with relationships – there’s no way this can work. But he’s so damn sweet…”
- Always & Forever: A Moonflower Cove Novella by Addison Clarke <— LIVE!!
- Unworthy: A tale of the devastating lengths one girl will go for love. (The Ties Of Blood Book 7) by MaryAnna Rose <— FORBIDDEN LOVE WITH THE ENEMY & EXILED DURING WARTIME… “…Norway, 1943. When Matilda meets a kind German soldier, she knows letting him linger in her life is choosing a difficult path. But the allure of being loved at last, even by a Nazi invader, is too much to resist. She can’t give up the love she’s dreamed of for so long and chooses a future with him, even though it means defying her family and giving up everything she knows. True to her word, Mother cuts her off without a backward glance, and when she finds herself pregnant, Matilda’s forced to depend on the mercy of strangers. Then her soldier dies...”
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PREORDERS (going live soon!!! 😀 )
- Warriors Unite: A Paranormal Adventure (Immortal Warriors Book 30) by H.T. Night and J.R. Rain | Aug 14, 2023
- Stay Here With Me (The Wilder Brothers Book 5) by Carrie Ann Ryan | Aug 14, 2023
- The Proposal by Adriana Locke | Aug 14, 2023
- My Roommate Is a Vampire by Jenna Levine | Aug 15, 2023
- The One That Got Away: A Novel by Charlotte Rixon | Aug 15, 2023
- Codename Charming: A Novel by Lucy Parker | Aug 15, 2023
- Beneath Dark Waters (A New Orleans Novel Book 2) by Karen Rose | Aug 15, 2023
- Alpha (Dark Water Series Book 3) J.L. Drake | Aug 15, 2023
- Not My Kind of Hero by Pippa Grant | Aug 15, 2023
- Red Flags by Skye Warren | Aug 15, 2023
- Pretty Little Killer (Pretty Obsessions Book 2) by AJ Merlin | Aug 16, 2023
- Blaze: A Little Red Riding Hood Dark Fairy Tale Retelling (Happily Never After Fairytale Retellings Book 10) by H.P. Mallory | Aug 18, 2023
- I Could Never by Penelope Ward – August 21st 2023
- Sinful Enemy: Book Three: Beckham Dynasty by M Robinson | Aug 21, 2023
- Knockout: A Hell’s Belles Novel by Sarah MacLean | Aug 22, 2023
- An Earl to Remember (Unforgettable Love Book 2) by Stacy Reid | Aug 22, 2023
- Shadow Dance (A Shadow Riders Novel Book 8) by Christine Feehan | Aug 22, 2023
- Bloom by Helen Hardt | Aug 22, 2023
- Cherry Lane: A Huckleberry Bay Novella by Kristen Proby | Aug 22, 2023
- Liar! (A Lost and Found Novel Book 3) by Fern Michaels | Aug 22, 2023
- Mafia Kingdom by CD Reiss | Aug 22, 2023
- There Was Once A Falcon & A Canary (The Marchesi Mafia Boss Book 1) by Natalia Lamb and J. S. Cooper | Aug 24, 2023
- Entwined With You (Stark Security Book 11) by J. Kenner | Aug 24, 2023
- State of Denial (First Family Series Book 5) by Marie Force | Aug 25, 2023
- Ghost & Me: Supernatural Gay Romantic Comedy by Tonwand North | Aug 28, 2023
- Shattered Truths by H. Hunting and Helena Hunting | Aug 29, 2023
- My Temptation (Kingston Lane Book 1) by T L Swan | Aug 29, 2023
- My Salvation (Bewitched And Bewildered Book 14) by Alanea Alder | Aug 29, 2023
- Changed (Gold Hockey Book 19) by Elise Faber | Aug 29, 2023
- Defy (Violent Delights Book 2) by Sienna Snow | Aug 29, 2023
- The Good Girl (Nashville Neighborhood Book 5) by Nikki Sloane | Aug 29, 2023
- Holiday Rebel: An Albertini Family Romance (The Anna Albertini Files) by Rebecca Zanetti | Aug 29, 2023
- Assistant to the Villain by Hannah Nicole Maehrer | Aug 29, 2023
- Don’t Let Me Down by Kelsie Rae | Aug 29, 2023
- The Witch’s Silver Lining (Witches of Befana Bay Book 1) by Deanna Chase | Aug 29, 2023
- Son of the Drowned Empire by Frankie Diane Mallis | Aug 29, 2023
- Big Little Spells (Witchlore Book 2) by Hazel Beck | Aug 29, 2023
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