<— IT’S FRIDAY BABY & LOOK WHO’S BACK!!!! R.K. Lilley’s latest book!! It’s time to indulge in weekend relaxation, and reading (maybe some beach combing too). I’m almost done Britney’s book and will be reviewing it this weekend. I also have 2 other books to review, that I finished. That’s right… I’m on a reading roll. YAY ME!!!
P.S. Did you miss my latest review this week? The book that almost gave me a heart attack and I have the proof displayed right there on the review? Take a look at this 5-STAR review (I don’t give those often these days… weeks… months… 😉 ) —> Book Review – Pen Pal by J.T. Geissinger
Okay so… I found this really cool antique-ish (or maybe it really IS an antique?) secretary cabinet. Bought it used off of Marketplace and only paid $200 for it! It has a hidden desk and everything – which I’m thinking of using as my laptop desk for blogging (or maybe even vlogging eventually), surrounded by all my pretty bookish things. All the drawers & doors work so it’s time to contemplate. There’s nothing in it yet (but I think I’m going to load it up with my book trinkets and book swag). For now, I have it placed right here, and it looks fantastic. I’m so proud of it. It’s a bit of a mess (but I think it’s purposely been reconditioned to look coastal-shabby) so I think I’ll keep it like this for now, ’cause it matches the feel of the house.
P.S. Thank you to my man and his boy for helping me pick this up. I hope supper afterward was worth it. 😉 I hear it’s pretty heavy. 😂
TAKE A LOOK AT WHAT WE FOUND FOR THE WEEKEND !!
TODAY’S NEWSLETTER SPONSOR (she’s giving away two signed copies) —> Boadi Moore’s “Healing Your Attachment Wounds” is LIVE & she’s giving away 2 signed copies! <— I was hooked on “Attached” so I am excited to try this one!!! 🙂
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- Teacher’s Pet by R.K. Lilley <— LIVE!! HIS 18 YEAR OLD STUDENT IS HOMELESS SO HE OFFERS HER A PLACE TO STAY… “…Mr. North didn’t sleep with students. Everybody knew it because every girl in school was at least a little bit in love with him. Including Nova Monroe. Mr. North was perfect, big and gorgeous, a former college football player turned high school coach, he was a hunk as well as a studious professor. No one could look at him and not crave his approval. She wanted his approval. But above all, she wanted his attention...”
- Where There’s a Duke, There’s a Way (Dukes in Danger Book 7) by Emily E K Murdoch <— LIVE!! HISTORICAL ROMANCE!!
- The Lyon’s Redemption: The Lyon’s Den Connected world by Sandra Sookoo <— LIVE!! HISTORICAL ROMANCE!!
- Falling Into Forever by Avery Maxwell <— LIVE!! FAKE RELATIONSHIP WITH HER EX + SHE’S GOT A SECRET! “…It’s been six years. I’m older. I should be wiser. My charming ex, a Hollywood fixer, claims he’s got the perfect answer to both our predicaments: A splashy fake relationship that will give everyone something else to talk about. He’s not wrong. Everyone loves a good love story…even if it’s just for show. But I don’t trust myself to even pretend to let him in again. Especially considering how things ended the first time around. Not to mention the secrets I’m still keeping from him. They’re even darker than they were six years ago…”
- Fake Dating my Boss’s Hot Son by Nova Harte <— LIVE!!
- Ace: Angels of Hellfire MC: A Dark MC Romance (The Outlaw Chess Series: An MC and Mafia Crossover Universe Book 1) by Harley Diamond <— BACK ON THE LIST ‘CAUSE TENA LOVED IT TOO!
Tena: I just finished reading Ace by Harley Diamond it is so damn good, and so spicy. I am currently devouring Dirty Killian book 2 of 6 of this series.
Cara: Omg I am reading this as we speak. I haven’t slept in two nights because I wanted to get three of them. Love them.
Christine: ohhh this sounds interesting
- Twisted Obsession: A Dark Hockey Romance (Hockey Gods) by S. Massery <— LIVE!! #31 ON ALL OF AMAZON KINDLE RIGHT NOW!! HE’S A HOCKEY STAR & SHE’S GOT AMNESIA… “…When I wake up in the hospital with no memories, I’m shipped off to Denver to live with a distant cousin who knows nothing about me. If family can’t help me remember my past, who will? I don’t expect it to be a gorgeous hockey player ten years younger than me. He knows things about me he has no right to know. Yet, he still keeps secrets. He makes me work for every answer while he unlocks my desire—and fear. Still. I’m blind. Naive. And when his twisted obsession becomes apparent, it’s too late. For both of us...”
- Fate Calls the Elf Queen: The Elf Queen book 3 by J.M. Kearl <— LIVE!!
- Yours to Catch: A Friends-to-Lovers Small Town Standalone Romance by Harloe Rae <— LIVE!! THE BARTENDER & THE CURVY GIRL! “…A hilarious opposites attract romance where a swoony bartender who has sworn off relationships finds himself struck by the sassy beauty sipping on his cocktail… until she admits to be searching for a man to appreciate her extra curves in a very permanent sense…”
- The Massacre Ball (Brian and Mina’s Holiday Hits Book 3) by Kitty Thomas <— ON SALE!!
Kitty says: the third installment of “Brian and Mina’s Holiday Hits” (dark romance/assassins in love), for the “Slasher Flick” vibes:
- Blood Mate by Kitty Thomas <— KITTY THOMAS DARK DARK ROMANCE SALE!!
Kitty says: Blood Mate, a dark vampire menage romance with an extended ending and HEA.
Trish: Love all the books by Kitty Thomas!
- I Went on an Adventure and All I Got Was This Barbarian Orc: Crack Fantasy Adventure Chapter Three by Jennifer Cody <— LIVE M/M ROMANCE!!
- The Fishermen (Infidelity #2) by C.P. Harris <— LIVE!! M/M ROMANCE!!
- Chasing Waves: An Emotional Second Chance Romance Journey by Dani Hart <— LIVE!! AGE GAP! SHE’S A WIDOW & HE’S AN EX-SURFER…
- Fall for You by Felice Stevens <— LIVE M/M ROMANCE!! HE HAS TO WORK FOR HIM & HE’S AWFUL… “...There’s no way I can work for him. I may be from the sticks, but Davis Turner is nobody’s fool. Not anymore. I refuse to be Carson’s next victim. Something will turn up. I’ll take anything. As long as I can hide away in the city, where my ex can’t find me. Except my bank account is at rock bottom and rent is due. I’m running out of food. And time. I guess I have to work for Carson. He’ll be my boss—nothing more. I can keep things professional. There’s just one little problem. Carson may not be as horrible as I thought…”
- Illegal Contact (Playing for Keeps Book 3) by Neve Wilder and Riley Hart <— LIVE!! M/M SPORTS ROMANCE!!
- Conviction by Denise Mina <— TASHA J ENJOYED IT!
Tasha J: I finished Conviction by Denise Mina yesterday. I got it from the library on a rack that said “if you like the show Murders in the Building” and I do really enjoy that show.
So, it was a fast paced mystery/suspense and I do sort of see why they put it there. It wasn’t terribly funny, but I did enjoy the story surrounding the Dana and the teaming up to find out what really happened.
- Thorns of Frost: Fae Fantasy Romance (Fae of Snow & Ice Book 2) by Krista Street <— LIVE!! FANTASY ROMANCE!! “…Thorns of Frost is book two in Fae of Snow & Ice, a four-book enemies-to-lovers fae fantasy romance series that takes place in Krista Street’s Supernatural World. This series contains steamy romance, a strong female fae who refuses to bow, a morally gray prince whose brutality knows no bounds, and a deadly tangle of royal strife and intrigue…”
- His to Possess: An Alpha Shifter Romance (Dark Wolves Book 2) by Piper Stone <— LIVE!!
- Leo Rossi: The Rise of a True Alpha (The Rossi Legacies Book 2) by Moonlight Muse <— LIVE!!
- Tempting the Monster (Midnight Stalkers Book 1) by Hayley Faiman <— LIVE!!
- The Wrong Heart by Jennifer Hartmann < — BACK ON THE LIST ‘CAUSE MARY ANN LOVED IT, TOO!!
Hi Maryse. I’ve been meaning to recommend this book to you and your followers. It’s so awesome. It will make you cry then lift you up then hit you with a twist!!!
She is becoming a fav author. Her book Lotus is also exceptional! It has mystery, suspense and twist!!! I hope you will also enjoy these books.
- Tower of Pain and Sorrow (Shattered Ever After Book 2) by SR Jones & Silla Webb <— LIVE!! DARK ROMANCE!! “...From USA Today Bestselling Authors SR Jones and Silla Webb comes a twisted, angsty, age gap Fractured Fairy Tale Romance filled with pain and sorrow. I thought I wanted freedom, but I was wrong. I just needed a different kind of prison…”
- Blood of the Ruthless: A Fantasy Reverse Harem Romance (Court of the Fae Princes Book 2) by Lacey Carter Andersen
- Satan’s Guardians MC – Book Eleven – Halloween at the Clubhouse by J.E Daelman <— LIVE!!
- Stormy (Cerberus MC Book 29) by Marie James <— LIVE!!
- Revolt (Legends and Love) by K.A. Knight <— LIVE!! ROCK STAR ROMANCE!!
- Watch Your Mouth (Kings of the Ice) by Kandi Steiner <— LIVE!!! HOCKEY STAR & SHE’S ON A ROAD TRIP WITH HIM! “…My brother’s teammates know not to touch me — but that doesn’t stop me from daring Jaxson Brittain to be the first to break the rule. After one steamy night in Austin, I’m all too aware of the hot, broody defenseman with icy blue eyes and ink sprawling his muscular arms. He was the one my brother assigned to keep me safe — and I had far too much fun tempting him to be the one to put me in danger. It was just one night of tip-toeing the line, of teasing and flirting and messing around knowing nothing would ever come of it. But when the universe throws me back into his lap two weeks later and we end up on a secret road trip together, all bets are off…”
- No Simple Lie: A Forbidden, Opposites Attract Romance by Samantha Christy <— LIVE!! SINGLE MOM & HER NEW NEIGHBOR!
- Yours Truly by Abby Jimenez <— TASHA J IS LOVING IT!!
Tasha J: I chose Yours Truly by Abby Jimenez and I am loving it! A real palette cleanser from my thriller streak, it’s funny and super relatable (social anxiety is so well portrayed), and the characters are so likable.
I’ve only read one other by Abby Jimenez, Part of Your World. I loved it so much and about halfway through this one already, I’d say she’s one of my auto buy authors at this point. Like, along the same feels as an Emily Henry book.
I was laughing so hard with their “meet the family date” that I was reiterating all the things to my daughter.
- In His Veins: A Dark, Brothers’ Best Friend Romance (Skin Deep Book 1) by Jolene Raine <— LIVE!! HE’S NO GOOD WITH FRAIL THINGS… “...Her brothers—my best friends—have no idea what they’re asking of me when I’m tasked with keeping tabs on their little sister. I’m supposed to keep the bad guys away. Only, they seem to have forgotten one very important detail. I am the bad guy. I’m supposed to stay in the shadows, be a ghost in her world, but there are some opportunities too tempting to deny myself. But making my way into Ava’s world means she’s drawn into mine...”
- Mail Order Mirage (Brides of Beckham Book 49) by Kirsten Osbourne <— LIVE!!
- Splintered Vows: Part of the Gallo Mafia Empire (Desecrated Love Trilogy Book 1) by Jade Marshall & Sofia Aves <— LIVE!!
- Tame the Heart: A Small Town Grumpy Sunshine Romance (Runaway Ranch Book 1) by Ava Hunter <— LIVE!! SHE OWES THE GRUMPY RANCHER A FAVOR! “…I owe him a favor: Work for him for three months and help him save his home. Runaway Ranch. But our close confines mean I see what’s under all that strong. I see the real Charlie Montgomery. The man behind the rugged rancher who yells. Beneath his dark beard hides a rare smile. Beneath his mile-wide chest beats a tender heart. One that slowly starts to beat for me. And instead of running back onto that open road, I run towards Charlie instead...”
- Don’t Bang Your Stepbro (Rules We Break Book 3) by DJ Jamison <— LIVE!! M/M ROMANCE!!
- Off the Hook: A Small Town Single Dad Romance (Never Harbor Book 1) by Julie Olivia <— LIVE!! GRUMPY-SUNSHINE, SINGLE DAD NEEDS A NANNY
- Knot For A Moment (Slate City Omegaverse) by Devyn Sinclair <— LIVE REVERSE HAREM!! SHE FOUND HER MATE BUT HE WAS HAPPILY WITH SOMEONE ELSE… “...Five years ago I found my mate… and he has no idea. I’ve spent my entire life doing two things: training to be a ballet dancer, and longing for a scent-match. My feet bled for one, and my heart bled for the other. Then my first heat hit, and my deepest dream became my darkest secret. I scent-matched with my best friend, and ran. It’s been five years since I last saw him—happily in someone else’s arms—and I couldn’t bear to break his heart. But that was before. Before he joined my dance company, anger and grief in his eyes. Before I matched with the rest of his pack, whose scents drive me to the best kind of madness. Before I begged for forgiveness, even if I can never forgive myself…”
- But He’s My One Regret : a cozy romantic comedy (But He’s a Carter Brother Book 2) by Annah Conwell <— LIVE!!
- Empress of Fae: A Dark Fantasy Romance (Blood of a Fae Book 3) by Briar Boleyn <— LIVE!! FANTASY ROMANCE!!
- Pheromone: A Why Choose Alien Romance (For the Love of Aliens Book 1) by C.M. Stunich <— LIVE!! THE LATEST BY C.M. STUNICH! “…Eve Wakefield, twenty-five years old, professional caterer, recently abducted by aliens alongside my best friend. I’m also completely and utterly screwed. Lost on a jungle planet. Rooming in a downed spaceship with a dragon dude. Being hunted by a moth man with demon eyes and vampire teeth. Begging for help from a tentacle-tailed fox man who also happens to be … a space cowboy? Here’s the thing: I desperately want to go back to Earth. But I am not leaving this place without my bestie, Jane Baker. And I can’t find her or get us home without the help of three males who just so happen to be ideal romantic matches for yours truly...”
- Vegas Aces: The Tight End Complete Series by Lisa Suzanne <— BOOK BUNDLE SUPER-BARGAIN!! FOOTBALL STARS! “...The bestselling VEGAS ACES: THE TIGHT END series is now available in one complete set! Read Tight Spot, Tight Hold, Tight Fit, Tight Laced, and Tight End along with a bonus epilogue and prequel story! I don’t date football players, and he doesn’t do relationships. But when the bad boy tight end who fits every descriptor on my naughty list finds himself in a tight spot, he proposes a fake relationship. I start to see him as so much more than my brother’s best friend as he slowly lets me in, but forces are working hard to break us apart...”
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- Twisted Obsession: A Dark Hockey Romance (Hockey Gods) by S. Massery
- Stormy (Cerberus MC Book 29) by Marie James
- Yours to Catch: A Friends-to-Lovers Small Town Standalone Romance by Harloe Rae
- Watch Your Mouth (Kings of the Ice) by Kandi Steiner
PREORDERS (going live soon!! 😀)
- Dark Encounters Of The Fated Kind (The Children Of The Gods Paranormal Romance Book 76) by I. T. Lucas – October 28th 2023
- What’s Best For Them (The Long Way Home Book 2) by Dan Walsh – October 28th 2023
- The Christmas Miracle (Xmas With You Book 1) by Ivory Fields – October 28th 2023
- Wicked and Wild: Kindred Tales 51 by Evangeline Anderson – October 28th 2023
- Mr Blue Sky (Suits & Sevens Book 4) by Isla Olsen | Oct 29, 2023
- You Beautiful Thing, You (Bad Boys of Bardstown Book 1) by Saffron A. Kent | Oct 29, 2023
- Flip Shot: Lincoln U- Ice Hockey (Taking The Shot Book 4) by MJ Fields | Oct 29, 2023
- Theirs to Mate: A Sci-Fi Alien Romance (Alien Overlords Book 4) by Taylor Vaughn | Oct 29, 2023
- Now You’re Mine: A Dark Stalker Romance (Possessing Her Book 2) by Morgan Bridges | Oct 29, 2023
- My Fair Alien (Cosmic Cinema) by Honey Phillips | Oct 29, 2023
- Theirs to Mate: A Sci-Fi Alien Romance (Alien Overlords Book 4) by Taylor Vaughn | Oct 29, 2023
- She Was Mine First by M. Robinson | Oct 30, 2023
- The HellBeast’s Past by Stephanie Hudson | Oct 30, 2023
- Legend: A Retelling of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (A Gothic Shade of Romance Book 2) by Karina Halle | Oct 30, 2023
- A Fire in the Flesh: A Flesh and Fire Novel by Jennifer L. Armentrout – October 31st 2023
- The Graham Effect (Campus Diaries Book 1) by Elle Kennedy – October 31st 2023
- A Castle in the Air (A Stitch in Time Book 4) by Kelley Armstrong – October 31st 2023
- Daddies’ Captive (MC Daddies Book 11) by Laylah Roberts – October 31st 2023
- SMILEY: A Grumpy X Sunshine Hockey Romance (Pucking Knockout Book 1) by Roxanne Steele – October 31st 2023
- Dirty Thirty (30) (Stephanie Plum) by Janet Evanovich – October 31st 2023
- The Graham Effect (Campus Diaries Book 1) by Elle Kennedy – October 31st 2023
- Too Good to Be True by Kristen Ashley – October 31st 2023
- Sinful Curses (The Shadows Realms, Book 8) (The Shadow Realms) by Brenda K. Davies – October 31st 2023
- Embers in the Snow: A Vampire Fantasy Romance by Anna Carven – October 31st 2023
- Taming The Fire (The Dragon Tributes Book 2) by Charlene Hartnady – October 31st 2023
- Sold: Annual Game Night Year 1: A Darkverse Romance Anthology (The Annual Game Night) – October 31st 2023
- Marrying the Quarterback : Popstar X NFL Player Football Sports Romance (Florida Kingsman Chiefs Book 1) by Roxanne Steele – October 31st 2023
- With This Woman: This Man – The Story from Jesse Book 2 by Jodi Ellen Malpas – October 31st 2023
- The Paleontologist: A Novel by Luke Dumas – October 31st 2023
- The Reformatory: A Novel by Tananarive Due – October 31st 2023
- Run, Little Rabbit by Jenika Snow – October 31st 2023
- Surviving Skarr (Ice Planet Clones Book 2) by Ruby Dixon – October 31st 2023
- Catching the Dragon’s Heart (Heartstone Rescue Book 2) by Minerva Howe – October 31st 2023
- Gutted (Ghosts of Halloween Book 3) by Layla Fae – October 31st 2023
- Trixie’s Treat by Darlene Tallman – October 31st 2023
- The Christmas Reunion (Holiday Hearts Book 2) by Grace Meyers – October 31st 2023
- Nestlings by Nat Cassidy | Oct 31, 2023
- Absolution: A Novel by Alice McDermott | Oct 31, 2023
- People to Follow: A Novel by Olivia Worley | Oct 31, 2023
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