BREAKING NEWS UPDATE!! I one-clicked it. I don’t even care that it’s not on sale. I HAVE to read this ➜ All the Ugly and Wonderful Things. And I’ve started. And I AM SO IN.
Belen: I loved it
Paula: It’s amazing. I hope you will love it as much as I did. It’s an epic story.
Sandra: It’s AMAZING!!
Amanda: One of my top reads of 2016. Happy Reading!
Erin: I just started this today as well!
WEDNESDAY RELEASES THAT JUST WENT LIVE!!
- Mr. Corporate: A Mister Standalone (The Mister Series Book 3) by J.A. Huss <— SHE’S HIS COMPETITION ALERT! “Weston Conrad is the best headhunter in the business. That handsome smile goes a long way towards convincing most people to trust him with their future. I’m not most people. I’m his direct competition. And it doesn’t hurt to be just the kind of woman he’s been looking for…“
- I Like Big Dragons and I Cannot Lie (The I Like Big Dragons Series) by Lani Lynn Vale <— HE’S A DRAGON SHIFTER & SHE’S A NURSING STUDENT ALERT! “She’s a good girl. All she wants is to graduate from nursing school, get a job, and move out of her hell hole apartment. What she does not have time to deal with is a sexy bearded man that accuses her of grabbing his junk. She tries to forget about the encounter, but fate’s a cruel bitch. One second she’s a normal college student barely living paycheck to paycheck, and the next she’s setting her panties on fire with powers from an ancient immortal dragon…”
- Chased by Love (Love in Bloom: The Ryders): Trish Ryder by Melissa Foster <— FAMOUS ACTRESS & A ROCK STAR ALERT! “Actress Trish Ryder takes her job seriously and has no time for those who don’t. When she’s awarded a major role in a new movie featuring America’s hottest rock star, Boone Stryker, she’s beyond excited…”
WHAT A RELEASE WEEK! This August boasts the ultimate in book releases by our “original favorite indies” (Colleen Hoover, Jamie McGuire, Kristen Ashley, S.C. Stephens, Abbi Glines, Tijan… the list goes on… and is mind-blowing!), but I’m also discovering some awesome sounding new-to-mes that have me excited, too!
Mini blurb-jolt list!! IN fact, I’m extra excited about these, today! Neighbor Dearest (Unrequited love with her new neighbor, Lisa 5-starred it), All the Ugly and Wonderful Things (back on the list ’cause I keep hearing how it’s the best book of the year – or a new HUGE favorite and the whole “drug dealer dad, and falling for his criminal helper intrigues me), A Beautiful Funeral (because TRAVIS!!!), Sting (he’s there to kill her, but kidnaps her instead, and now they’re both on the run together!), Midnight Soul (he’s a cop in a parallel universe to help save it, and meets his destined love… THERE), Close To Falling (an addict that has been bounced around as a child, and the bad boy that loves her), and Knocked Out By Love (she meets a famous MMA fighter at the hotel she’s staying at for a wedding).
But these aren’t the ONLY stars of today’s show. We have new releases by Tillie Cole (I need to catch up on that series first) and Callie Hart (Zeth, anyone??)… I know I need to read #1 first, plus a few more that were VERY highlight worthy (at least, blurb-wise). Take a look! 😀
P.S. Let me know if I’m missing any or if you loved any (from this list or elsewhere).
P.P.S. ➔ Follow me (and Pimmie AND Hobbit – my sweet puppies – yep, I have a new addition!) on Instagram? That would be SO cool!!!
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 audiobooks deal —>
- AND! Here’s the fun-tool again! —> Find out which of YOUR Kindle books are available as audiobooks at a BARGAIN-PRICE! <— 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!
- The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer
- Easy Kisses by Kristen Proby
- Ravage: Scarred Souls, Book 3 by Tillie Cole
- Curious Minds: A Knight and Moon Novel by Janet Evanovich
- In the Barren Ground by Loreth Anne White
- The Sapphire Heist: A Jewel Novel, Book 2 by Lauren Blakely
- The Sight: Devil’s Isle Series, Book 2 by Chloe Neill
- Risk by Dannika Dark
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. Sales listed are for Amazon U.S., however some of the Amazon UK links also reflect the sale!):
- Neighbor Dearest by Penelope Ward <— UNREQUITED LOVE WITH HER NEW NEIGHBOR ALERT! And Lisa M LOVED IT!
Lisa M: “Finished Neighbor Dearest!! I love Penelope Ward!! She’s an awesome writer!! Started it last night & finished today!! Addicted!! You have to read Stepbrother Dearest first so you know the characters. Highly recommend this book!! 5 star read for me!!”
- Stepbrother Dearest by Penelope Ward <— UNPUTTDOWNABLE ALERT! AND HERE’S BOOK #1! Grey loved it!
Grey: “Stepbrother Dearest. Oh, I definitely enjoyed it! This was a “I couldn’t put the book down until I was finished with it” type of read for me. So… in the bathroom… sorting laundry…. talking on the phone… all occurred while reading!”
Marina: “Stepbrother Dearest = Unputdownable. Everything else fell by the wayside. It was that… when you are searching and hunting and searching for that book to hook you and hook you now.”
- Swear on This Life: A Novel by Renee Carlino <— RECENT RELEASE ON SALE ALERT!!! I read and really enjoyed this one! (my review)
- Letters from Skye: A Novel by Jessica Brockmole <— WARTIME ROMANCE! You know we love those!! And this one is super-bargain priced today. “A sweeping story told in letters, spanning two continents and two world wars, Jessica Brockmole’s atmospheric debut novel captures the indelible ways that people fall in love, and celebrates the power of the written word to stir the heart….”
- The Painted Darkness by Brian James Freeman <— HORROR ALERT! And it’s super bargain priced today! “Henry makes his living by painting his disturbing works of art. He loves his wife and his son and life couldn’t be better… except there’s something not quite right about the old stone farmhouse his family now calls home. There’s something strange living in the cramped cellar, in the maze of pipes that feed the ancient steam boiler.” Lots of great reviews!
- The Asset (A Wounded Warrior Novel) by Anna del Mar <— INJURED AWOL SEAL IN HIDING & SHE’S HIDING FROM THE CARTEL ALERT! “Lia Stewart’s in hiding from the cartel she barely escaped alive, holed up in this small Rocky Mountain town. Surviving, but only just. Helping the wounded warrior on her doorstep is the right thing to do…it’s loving him that might get them both killed.” super-bargain priced today!!
- Over You (A Romance Novel) by H.M. Ward <— super-bargain priced today!
- All the Ugly and Wonderful Things: A Novel by Bryn Greenwood <— I’M DESPERATE TO READ THIS & WISH IT WOULD GO ON SALE ALERT! You know… just putting it out in the Universe, in case my wish comes true. ‘Cause I keep seeing talk of “best book of the year” and “OMG I LOVED IT, one of my favorite book ever, now!!!” so… yeah. I WANT TO READ THIS!!
- The Cellar by Natasha Preston <— FOUR GIRLS KIDNAPPED & LOCKED IN A CELLAR ALERT! “For months Summer is trapped in a cellar with the man who took her—and three other girls: Rose, Poppy, and Violet. His perfect, pure flowers. His family. But flowers can’t survive long cut off from the sun, and time is running out…” super-bargain priced today!!
- Midnight Soul (Fantasyland Series Book 5) by Kristen Ashley <— KRISTEN ASHLEY ALERT!!
- Arcana Rising (The Arcana Chronicles Book 5) by Kresley Cole <— KRESLEY COLE ALERT!
- Magic Steals: A Novella in the World of Kate Daniels by Ilona Andrews <— ILONA ANDREWS ALERT!!
- Risk (A Mageri World Novel) by Dannika Dark <— DANNIKA DARK ALERT!!!
- Her Mad Dragon (Dragon Guard Series Book 15) by Julia Mills
- Unknown (Unknown Series Book 1) by Wendy Higgins <— POST APOCALYPTIC ALERT! “When an unknown organization meticulously bombs major cities in the United States and across the globe, a trickle-down effect spreads to remaining towns at an alarming speed—everything from food and water sources to technology and communications are compromised. Without leadership, the nation is split between paralysis and panic, but Amber isn’t one to hide or watch helplessly. She’s determined to put her nursing skills to use, despite the danger, even if it means working alongside the man she can never have.“
- Spirits, Rock Stars, and a Midnight Chocolate Bar (Pyper Rayne Book 2) by Deanna Chase
- Warrior’s Conquest: A Medieval Timetravel Romance (Knightspell Book 1) by Elle James & Delilah Devlin
- Naughty Little Gift — A Temptation Court Novella (Temptation Court, Book 1) by Angel Payne
- The Sight: A Devil’s Isle Novel by Chloe Neill <— CHLOE NEILL ALERT!!
- Zeus: Lost Gods Book 1 by LaVerne Thompson
- Breeders 3: Second Chances by Charlie Daye
- Unleashing Desire | Paranormal Romance: Vampires (Brides of Prophecy Book 4) by Brooklyn Ann
- Raven Ridge (Witches of Sanctuary Book 2) by Savannah Blevins
- Vein of Love (Blackest Gold Book 1) by R. Scarlett
- Saved by Wolves (Shifters Meet Their Mate Book 1) by Elena Hunter
- Red Inferno: a paranormal romance (STORM Book 4) by L.M. Connolly
- Exodus (Imp Series Book 8) by Debra Dunbar
- A Beautiful Funeral: A Novel by Jamie McGuire <— JAMIE MCGUIRE/TRAVIS MADDOX LIVE ALERT!!!! The mob is targeting Travis’s family… “With brothers against brothers and wives taking sides, each member will make a choice–let the fear tear them apart, or make them stronger…“
- Artfully Yours by Isabel North
- Coastal Erosion (Golden Shores Book 2) by Rachelle Paige
- Stain (King’s Harlots MC Book 2) by J.M. Walker
- Wolf’s Mate (Wind Dragons Motorcycle Club) by Chantal Fernando <— BIKER BOOK ALERT!!!
- Sting by Sandra Brown <— HE’S THERE TO KILL HER BUT KIDNAPS HER INSTEAD… “…here she is . . . and Shaw Kinnard is here to kill her. As Shaw and his partner take aim, Jordie is certain her time has come. But Shaw has other plans and abducts Jordie, hoping to get his hands on the $30 million her brother has stolen and, presumably, hidden. However, Shaw is not the only one looking for the fortune. Her brother’s ruthless boss and the FBI are after it as well. Now on the run from the feds and a notorious criminal, Jordie and Shaw must rely on their wits-and each other-to stay alive…“
- The Wedding Shop by Rachel Hauck
- Wicked Pleasure: Part 3 (Bound Hearts) by Lora Leigh
- Surprise Me (Brie’s Submission, #7) by Red Phoenix
- Curious Minds: A Knight and Moon Novel by Janet Evanovich & Phoef Sutton <— JANET EVANOVICH/SHE JUST GOT HER DREAM JOB BUT IT ENDED UP BEING CRAZY ALERT! “Her aggressive Texas spitfire attitude has helped her land her dream job as a junior analyst with mega-bank Blane-Grunwald. At least Riley Moon thought it was her dream job, until she is given her first assignment: babysitting Emerson Knight. What starts off as an inquiry about missing bank funds in the Knight account leads to inquiries about a missing man, missing gold, and a life-and-death race across the country…“
- Savage Things (Chaos & Ruin Book 2) by Callie Hart <— DARK READ/MOB GUY ALERT! “…things are about to get bad. Real f**king bad. Zeth Mayfair isn’t your average criminal, though. If the New York mob wants his allegiance, they’re gonna have to force him to submit…“
- Sugar Rush: A Sugar Bowl Novel by Sawyer Bennett
- Protege by Lydia Michaels
- The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer <— AUTOBIOGRAPHY ALERT!!!! So many love this comedienne including ME!! And I love autobiographies so you can bet I’m curious about her life!
- Broken Pieces (Cape Isle, #3): A Cape Isle Novel by Allie Able
- Personal Protection (Hauberk Protection Book 2) by Leah Braemel
- Hero of Mine: The Men in Uniform Series by Codi Gary
- SOMETHING TO BELIEVE IN (The Renegade Saints Book 4) by Ella Fox <— ROCK STAR ALERT! “Despite his standoffish and rude demeanor, Daisy can’t deny the pull she has for him. Determined to stay away from the bass player with an attitude, she goes about her business without getting in his way…”
- Love, Lies and Alibis (Twisted Sisters Club) by Deb Julienne
- Sexual Healing: A Novel by Allison Hobbs & Cairo
- 667 Ways to F*ck Up My Life by Lucy Woodhull <— SHE’S TIRED OF LIVING LIFE BY THE RULES ALERT! “To heck with rules—Dag orchestrates a spectacular fall from grace by ruining her life exactly six-hundred-sixty-six times, and finally has a little naughty fun. Some scandalous Spandex and a few bar lies later, tame little Dagmar becomes Giselle, ballsy siren. The wild thing is…it works! Dag gets a better job and meets the sexiest man she’s ever known. Well, Giselle meets him. Dagmar doesn’t exist…“
- From Florida With Love: Sunrise and Stormy Skies
- Stud for Hire (Stripped Down) by Sabrina York
- Expectation (The Murphy’s Law Series Book 1) by Holly Mortimer
- Ravage: A Scarred Souls Novel by Tillie Cole <— TILLIE COLE ALERT! HE CAPTURES HER… “As a young girl Zoya Kostava barely escaped the brutal attack that killed her entire family. Now twenty five she lives in secrecy. That is until she hears her brother also survived and is living with their greatest enemy. Zoya risks her safety and anonymity to find the brother she thought dead and is captured by a beautiful, brutal man…“
- Sting by Sandra Brown
- Say When (Markson Grove, #2) by Amy Vanessa Miller
- Cherry Bomb (A Keystone Novel Book 2) by Megan Michelau
- Rush: The Season (Austin Arrows Book 1) by Nicole Edwards <— HOCKEY STAR ALERT! He’s being accused of something he didn’t do… “I’m being forced to repair my tarnished reputation. Only I don’t know how to do that. When the suggestion is made for me to pull off this ruse for the media, I know what I’m getting into. I also know there’s only one right answer. But it’s complicated, and I’m not the only one who could get hurt.”
- The Sapphire Heist (A Jewel Novel Book 2) by Lauren Blakely
- In the Barren Ground by Loreth Anne White
- Close To Falling by Paige P. Horne <— SHE’S AN ADDICT & HE’S A BAD BOY THAT LOVES HER ALERT! “…bad teenage choices take her life down a road full of dependency and a daily struggle of addiction. River Dawson will do anything for his girl. His intentions may be good, but sometimes plans don’t work out the way you want them to…“
- Vacancy: A Love Story by Tracy Ewens
- Torn from Two (Taken and Torn Book 2) by Sam JD Hunt
- Torch: The Wildwood Series by Karen Erickson
- Gypsy Lane: A Love Drama by Vernard Dorsey
- A Beautiful Sight by Sandi Lynn <— SHE’S BLIND & HE’S A HARDENED BILLIONAIRE ALERT! “I met him and he changed everything for me. A smart, sexy, and shattered man who hid in the shadows of his own tragedy. A man who kept the better part of himself concealed away from the world. I wanted to show him that life was more than how he saw it. My name is Aubrey Callahan and I am blind…”
- Unknown Reasons (10,000 Reasons) by D.W. Cee
- Homerun (Pro-U Book 4) by Ali Parker
- Leopold: Part Three: Royal Heartbreakers by Ember Casey & Renna Peak
- More Than Miles (A Lost Kings MC Novel) by Autumn Jones Lake <— BIKER BOOK ALERT! Her brother’s best friend… “Growing up around the Lost Kings MC, Heidi’s witnessed his manwhoring ways. He’ll never give that up for her. Besides, he’s too late: Heidi’s in love with her high-school boyfriend Axel.“
- One Last Weekend by Linda Lael Miller
- The Crêpes of Wrath: A Pancake House Mystery by Sarah Fox
- Perfect Ten by Nikki Worrell <— HE’S AN IN-DEMAND ESCORT & SHE NEEDS ONE FOR A WEDDING ALERT! “Faith Graham’s first reaction to Joe Starling? No. Make that hell no. She needs an average Joe on her arm for her model-thin sister’s wedding. Who will believe a dazzling hunk like him would date the Graham sister who has a few too many curves? For the first time, Joe experiences what it’s like for a woman to look at him with loathing rather than lust...”
- Mr. Unlucky (One Horse Town Book 1) by BA Tortuga
- Twisted Reality (Blind Reality Book 2) by Heidi McLaughlin <— HEIDI MCLAUGHLIN/KILLER CLIFFHANGER SEQUEL ALERT! I won’t read the blurb ’cause I don’t want to ruin it for myself…
- Almost Hitched (Clover Park STUDS, Book 5) by Kylie Gilmore
- Politically Incorrect by Jeanne McDonald
- Boston by Alexis Alvarez
- Some Like It Hotter (Sweet Life in Seattle, Book 3) by Andrea Simonne
- Torture (Siren Book 2) by Katie de Long
- Ripped by Lisa Edward <— ONCE IN LOVE… TRYING TO MAKE IT BIG ALERT! “…sometimes dreams don’t go as planned, and we have to make new ones. I know Bax would have made it big; he was such a phenomenal dancer. I wish I could have been there to see it happen, but I can’t wait to catch a Broadway show and see his name in lights. Maybe he’ll still remember me.“
- The Price of Winning: London Calling Book Four by Kat Faitour
- A Court Gesture (It’s Reigning Men Book 8) by Jenny Gardiner
- On The Ropes: A Romantic Suspense Novella by Hallee Bridgeman
- Working for The Billionaires Club by Sky Corgan
- His Royal Favorite by Lilah Pace <— M/M ROMANCE!!! The conclusion of Lilah Pace’s racy, romantic male/male duology following His Royal Secret…
- Lime Gelatin and Other Monsters (Offbeat Crimes Book 1) by Angel Martinez <— M/M ROMANCE!!!
- No Borders: Gay Romance MM Story, One Last Job Reunites Them (Undercover Series Book 2) by Alex Gilove <— M/M ROMANCE!!!
- Real World (Love is Blind Book 2) by BA Tortuga <— M/M ROMANCE!!!
- A Dark Road Home (Soldiers & Steel Cages Book 1) by Lanna Farrell
- Breed True (Eclipse Heat Book 7) by Gem Sivad
- Inevitable by A.S. Roberts
- Game On by Michelle Smith <— BASEBALL STAR ALERT! “…when a fight lands him in jail, he’s only got one more strike before his baseball career is over for good. His only chance for redemption? The girl next door, Bri Johnson…“
- Putting Out Old Flames (Pineville) by Allyson Charles
- Knocked Out By Love (Love to the Extreme) by Abby Niles <— FIGHTER ALERT!!! “All Scarlett Harris wants is to get away for a while and rethink her life after filing for divorce from her lying, cheating bastard of a husband. The gorgeous Bahamas sounds like the perfect escape, except she’s booked in very resort Brody “The Iron” Minton is staying at for his sister’s wedding…“
- A Moment of Bliss (A Honeywilde Romance) by Heather McGovern
- Give Me This (It’s Kind Of Personal Book 6) by Anna Brooks
- Icing The Kicker (Paradise Park Book 7) by Mary E Thompson <— FOOTBALL STAR ALERT! “After Greg’s professional football career ends, his agent gets him a job coaching college football, hoping it’ll help his tarnished image. Greg is less than thrilled with being sent to the bitter cold of Paradise Park, in spite of the name…”
- One Wrong Move by Angela Smith
- Prepared To Fall: a Golden Oakes novel by E.J. Shortall
- Dangerous Illusions (Steel Hawk Book 3) by Sarah Balance
- Empty Streets by Jessica Cotter <— SHE’S BEEN LOCKED IN BY HER PARENTS BUT FOR A GOOD REASON ALERT! “For 17 years she has been caged. It’s time to escape.What Eri encounters outside, however, is the opposite of what she’d imagined. Outside, she finds empty streets and people hired to keep them empty. Eri meets Bodhi, another explorer determined to understand the outside world. What seemed simply turns into a complicated puzzle, with both of them piecing together how their world got this way, and how they can keep each other alive…“
PREORDERS (next few days & next week’s!!! )
- I Like Big Dragons and I Cannot Lie (The I Like Big Dragons Series) by Lani Lynn Vale – August 17th 2016
- Anti-Stepbrother by Tijan – August 22nd 2016 <— TIJAN ALERT!!
- Furious Rush by S.C. Stephens – August 23rd 2016
- Wrong Question, Right Answer (The Bourbon Street Boys Book 3) by Elle Casey – August 23rd 2016
- Nailed by Opal Carew – August 23rd 2016
- Body Shot: A Last Shot Novel by Kelly Jamieson – August 23rd 2016
- Show Me How: A Thatch Novel by Molly McAdams – August 23rd 2016
- Allegiance of Honor (Psy/Changelings) by Nalini Singh – August 23rd 2016
- Wild Embrace: A Psy-Changeling Collection (Psy/Changeling Collection, A) by Nalini Singh – August 23rd 2016
- Loving Deviant (Cyborg Seduction Book 9) by Laurann Dohner – August 23rd 2016
- With Every Breath: A Slow Burn Novel (Slow Burn Novels) by Maya Banks – August 23rd 2016
- Under the Lights (Field Party) by Abbi Glines – August 23rd 2016
- Ravenous (Quantum Series Book 5) by Marie Force – August 23rd 2016
- Six Scary Stories by Stephen King – August 25th 2016 <— “Number 1 bestselling horror author Stephen King introduces and presents six gripping and chilling stories in this captivating anthology!”
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