Latest Romance Book Releases – August 7th 2018

by Maryse on August 7, 2018 · 77 comments

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HAPPY NEW RELEASE DAY!!! Quite a few books just went live from some of my favorite authors from my early-indie/book review days (Samantha Young, Kim Karr, Helena Hunting, Samantha Towle, K.A. Tucker, Kylie Scott just to name a few)!!! ;)

P.S. I’m still working on today’s post so keep checking back…

P.S. While you’re here, don’t forget to check out yesterday’s earlybirds! ➔ Monday Earlybird Book Releases <— Yesterday’s earlybirds

LET’S READ!!!! :D !!!!

P.P.S. Let me know if I’m missing any or if you loved any (from this list or elsewhere).


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 all of 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!
  1. Tailspin by Sandra Brown
  2. Going Rogue by Chantal Fernando
  3. The Simple Wild by K.A. Tucker
  4. Good Luck with That by Kristan Higgins
  5. It Seemed like a Good Idea at the Time by Kylie Scott
  6. Fake Out: Fake Boyfriend Series, Book 1 by Eden Finley
  7. The Varlet and the Voyeur: Rugby, Volume 4 by L.H. Cosway & Penny Reid
  8. Respect by Jay Crownover
  9. The Girl and Her Ren: Ribbon Duet, Book 2 by Pepper Winters
  10. Serpentine: Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Book 26 by Laurell K. Hamilton
  11. Bedfellows by Lola Leighton
  12. The Vixen by Christi Caldwell
  13. The Good Luck Charm by Helena Hunting


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)

Kathy: The Cocktail Collection by Alice Clayton is on sale… This is a three book series with the first being Wallbanger. Love this series. So funny!

Steph: Thanks for the heads up Kathy P. I am reading Wallbanger for my Pick For Me challenge so might as well get the other two to follow. These don’t go on sale very often.

Nay: thanks for posting the Cocktail Collection deal! I’ve only read Wallbanger (which I loved), so I’m scooping that up!

JulieO: Just finished JUNKYARD DOG the other day and really enjoyed it. She has a unique style of writing.
Cheryl: I will say I just read Meghan Quinn’s Blue Line duet and I was pleasantly surprised. She’s usually my author I go to when I need something funny and over-the-top. This duet was not that. It was a well-written (not perfect) angsty story. Kinda a love triangle, that had me second- guessing how I thought this was going to end up. Recommend it and it’s KU!!!

Nay: So I finished Wild Like the Wind. It was super sexy. Hound is! He’s not Tack (there’ll NEVER be another Kane ‘Tack’ Allen), but he’s right up there. I SO agree with Julie O. The first third was really good and the last third was great, but the middle dragged at times.I’ve figured out that in the Chaos books, the more the story takes place at the Compound and the more it includes Tack, the more I love it, which probably explains why I don’t think I’ll ever love any of them as much as I did Motorcycle Man. And every time Hawk, Knight or Lee, Hank or the rest of The Hot Bunch have cameos, that’s a major bonus!

  • Such a Lovely Couple by Linda Yellin <— AMY FOUND US AN ANGSTY (MARITAL STRIFE) BOOK-TREAT!!!

Amy: Morning ladies!! I found us a sale, and MAN does it sound like an *oomph!* one…Such a Lovely Couple by Linda Yellin is on sale… I’ll say it for you bev…it sounds like a death club book. But hey! The ending could surprise us with a nice little twist or turn of events, right? ;) I could totally see bev rolling her eyes as soon as she reads the blurb for that one. *giggle*

Maryse: YAY AMY!!!!!!! TOTALLY MINE!!! *one-click* :P

MichelleS: I finished Ravensong …Ravensong was tremendous. Darker than Wolfsong. All the feels! “dirt and leaves and rain”.
Savannah: I love books that make you cry. My big criers would have to be Harry potter and the deathly hallows, mockingjay, les miserables, beyonders chasing the prophesy, of mice and men, flowers for algernon…… goodness there are so many!



  1. Catwoman: Soulstealer (DC Icons Series) by Sarah J. Maas
  2. Circle of Trust: Genesis Circle Book Two by Aimee Nicole Walker and Nicholas Bella
  3. When Gargoyles Ascend (Shades and Shadows: When Gargoyles Rise Book 5) by Ashley C. Harris
  4. Dark Alpha’s Hunger (Reapers) by Donna Grant
  5. Serpentine (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter) by Laurell K. Hamilton



  1. The Good Luck Charm by Helena Hunting <— HELENA HUNTING HOCKEY STAR ALERT!!Lilah isn’t sure what hurt worse: the day Ethan left her to focus on his hockey career or the day he came back eight years later. He might think they can pick up just where they left off, but she’s no longer that same girl and never wants to be again…”
  2. A Daring Masquerade by Mary Balogh
  3. A Family Affair: The Choice (Truth in Lies Book 14) by Mary Campisi
  4. Rescuing Montana: Brotherhood Protectors World by Kate Kinsley
  5. Fighting Gravity by Julie Adams
  6. The Wedding from Hell, Part 2: The Reception by J.R. Ward <— J.R. WARD ALERT!!The Wedding from Hell, Part 2: The Rehearsal Dinner is the exciting second adventure in J.R. Ward’s three-part ebook serialization: The Wedding From Hell. This exclusive prequel to her upcoming standalone suspense, Consumed (available in October 2018) takes us to where it all started between arson investigator Anne Ashburn and ‘bad boy’ firefighter Danny Maguire. The Wedding From Hell is a sexy standalone novella that sets up Consumed’s storyline, leaving fans hungry for more and dying to snatch it up.”
  7. San Francisco (International Guy Book 5) by Audrey Carlan
  8. Identity Crisis by Eliza Watson
  9. Lawfully His: Inspirational Christian Contemporary (A K-9 Lawkeeper Romance) by Natalie Middleton
  10. In Too Deep (Blue Spruce Lodge Book 3) by Dani Collins
  11. Rush by Samantha Towle <— SAMANTHA TOWLE ALERT!! NFL STAR WITH PERSONAL DEMONS… “…A car crash and DUI charge meant a lengthy stint in rehab for Arianna Petrelli, and her dream of being a professional artist slips further away when she’s sacked from her position at a gallery. Her need for a job stronger even than her dislike of football, Ari goes to work for her father, the head coach of the New York Giants. Ares hates alcoholics, which is fine with Ari because she thinks he’s a brainless jock. Yet when Ares rescues Ari from a situation with her ex-boyfriend, an unlikely friendship begins...”
  12. Desperate Girls by Laura Griffin
  13. Return To Me by Charlotte Michelle
  14. Good Luck with That by Kristan Higgins
  15. Racked and Stacked (Blacktop Cowboys Novel) by Lorelei James
  16. The Simple Wild: A Novel by K.A. Tucker <— K.A. TUCKER ALERT!!! She’s back in Alaska for her father… “…when her father reaches out to inform her that his days are numbered, Calla knows that it’s time to make the long trip back to the remote frontier town where she was born. She braves the roaming wildlife, the odd daylight hours, the exorbitant prices, and even the occasional—dear God—outhouse, all for the chance to connect with her father: a man who, despite his many faults, she can’t help but care for. While she struggles to adjust to this new subarctic environment, Jonah—the quiet, brooding, and proud Alaskan pilot who keeps her father’s charter plane company operational—can’t imagine calling anywhere else home. And he’s clearly waiting with one hand on the throttle to fly this city girl back to where she belongs, convinced that she’s too pampered to handle the wild...”
  17. Good Luck with That by Kristan Higgins
  18. Bad Man: A Novel by Dathan Auerbach
  19. As Dust Dances by Samantha Young <— SAMANTHA YOUNG ALERT!! “…Once upon a time Skylar Finch was the lead singer of a hugely successful American pop-rock band. But fame made her miserable. When years of living a lie suddenly ended in tragedy, Skylar fell off the map. Eighteen months later she’s sleeping in a tent in a cemetery in Glasgow, making just enough money to eat by busking on the streets. She manages to avoid recognition, but not the attention of one of Glasgow’s ambitious A&R executives…”
  20. Talon (SEALs of Steel Series Book 4) by Dale Mayer
  21. Ayden (Wild Men Book 3) by Melissa Belle
  22. It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time by Kylie Scott <— KYLIE SCOTT ALERT!!! HER DAD’S BUSINESS PARTNER… “…Fifteen years older than her, Pete had been her crush for as long as she could remember. But she’d misread the situation—confusing friendliness for undying love. Awkward. Add her father to the misunderstanding, and Pete was left with a broken nose and a business on the edge of ruin. The man had to be just as glad as everyone else when she left town. Seven years later, things are different. Adele is no longer a kid…”
  23. Black Contract by Charlotte Byrd
  24. Masters of the Castle: Witness Protection Program by Maren Smith and Rayanna Jamison
  25. Bad Reputation (Bad Bachelors) by Stefanie London
  26. His True Queen (Smoke & Mirrors Duology Book 2) by Jodi Ellen Malpas <— JODI ELLEN MALPAS ALERT!! “The breathtaking conclusion of the Smoke & Mirrors Duology.”
  27. Inciting a Riot: A Riot MC Novel #2 by Karen Renee
  28. Wicked Flirt (Happy Endings Book Club, Book 9) by Kylie Gilmore
  29. Bad Behavior (Bad in Baltimore Book 5) by K.A. Mitchell
  30. To Have and to Harley (Bikers & Brides) by Regina Cole
  31. Dangerous Secrets (Aegis Group Book 6) by Sidney Bristol
  32. Infusion (Brewing Passion Book 5) (Brewing Passions) by Liz Crowe
  33. Tailspin by Sandra Brown <— SANDRA BROWN ALERT!! “…when Rye is asked to fly into a completely fogbound northern Georgia town and deliver a mysterious black box to a Dr. Lambert, he doesn’t ask questions. As Rye’s plane nears the isolated landing strip, more trouble than inclement weather awaits him. He is greeted first by a sabotage attempt on his plane that causes him to crash land, and then by Dr. Brynn O’Neal, who claims she was sent for the box in Dr. Lambert’s stead. Despite Rye’s “no-involvement” policy when it comes to other people’s problems, he finds himself irresistibly drawn to the intrigue surrounding his cargo . . . and to the mysterious and alluring Brynn…”
  34. Defending Allye (Mountain Mercenaries Book 1) by Susan Stoker
  35. The Vixen (Wicked Wallflowers Book 2) by Christi Caldwell
  36. Crystal Vision (Crystal Magic Book 3) by Patricia Rice
  37. Bellewether by Susanna Kearsley <— HISTORICAL ROMANCE “…a young French Canadian lieutenant is captured and billeted with a Long Island family, an unwilling and unwelcome guest. As he begins to pitch in with the never-ending household tasks and farm chores, Jean-Philippe de Sabran finds himself drawn to the daughter of the house. Slowly, Lydia Wilde comes to lean on Jean-Philippe, true soldier and gentleman, until their lives become inextricably intertwined…”
  38. Claiming his Secret Baby: One night and a lifetime of consequences… (Evermore Book 3) by Clare Connelly
  39. Lucky Liar (Lucky Alphas Book 1) by Natalie Ann
  40. PowerLess: Anti-Hero Game (Power Chain Book 3) by Chelsea Camaron and Ryan Michele
  41. Sugar Street: Funny Women’s Fiction with Serious Heart by M.J. Pullen
  42. Down with Love: A Laws of Attraction Novel by Kate Meader <— KATE MEADER ALERT!! MARRIAGE SUCKS… ;)1. Pre-nups are your friend. 2. The person you married is not the person you’re divorcing.  3. And I hope you didn’t spend much on the wedding because that was one helluva waste of hard-earned cash, wasn’t it? But some guys are willing to take a chance. Like my brother, who thinks he’s going to ride off into the sunset with the woman of his dreams in a haze of glitter on unicorns. And the wedding planner—the green-eyed beauty who makes a living convincing suckers to shell out thousands of dollars on centerpieces—is raking it in on this matrimonial monstrosity...”
  43. Too Bad So Sad (The Simple Man Series Book 5) by Lani Lynn Vale <— LANI LYNN VALE ALERT!!! BAD BOY/COP BUT HIS HEART IS UNAVAILABLE… “…Tyler knows what girls want—a bad boy. And he has the bad boy image down pat. Ex-military—check. Hot cop—double check. A bike between his legs and a devil may care attitude—oh, yeah. All the girls want him, yet none of them will have him—at least not all of him, anyway. A certain appendage they can have all they want. His heart, however, is not up for grabs. The useless organ inside his chest was broken and battered, mutilated by the one woman he thought would keep it safe. Spoiler alert: she ripped it to shreds and set fire to the pieces.”
  44. The Honeymooner (A Paradise Bay Romantic Comedy Book 1) by Melanie Summers
  45. Finding Tomorrow by Savannah Stewart
  46. Flawed (The Connections Series Book 5) by Kim Karr <— KIM KARR ALERT!!The first time I laid eyes on Gemma Hart, she belonged to another man. He literally owned her. I hated the very thought. I wanted her to be mine...”
  47. One to Keep (Nights in Bliss, Colorado Book 3) by Lexi Blake and Sophie Oak <— HE NEEDS ORDER & SHE’S STARTING OVER… “…Jennifer ran from Bliss to put Stef behind her. She had come to the mountain town seeking a mentor but found much more than she bargained for. Cool and distant, Stef was like a marble statue and no matter how hard she tried, she couldn’t break through his shell. She moved to Dallas to start over, but nothing is going as planned. When the art gallery where she works is robbed and a precious painting is stolen, Jen is accused of the theft. Jen is thrilled when her bail is met, until she realizes her savior is Stef and he has a few conditions. First and foremost, she has to return to Bliss…
  48. Undercover: An Out of Line book by Jen McLaughlin <— SHE PUSHED HIM AWAY… “…It’s been ten years since that kiss, and she’s done nothing but push him away ever since, so the last thing he wants to do is crawl to her on his knees to ask her for her help in an undercover investigation…”
  49. HOT SEAL TARGET (HOT SEAL Team – Book 6) by Lynn Raye Harris
  50. The Cottage on Lily Pond Lane-Part Four: Trick or treat by Emily Harvale



PREORDERS (Next few days, and a few of next week’s!!! :D )

  1. Richer Than Sin by Meghan March – August 14th 2018
  2. An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena – August 14th 2018
  3. Trick Play (Mavericks Tackle Love Book 3) by Max Monroe – August 14th 2018
  4. Bishop: An Arizona Vengeance Novel by Sawyer Bennett - August 14th 2018
  5. Dirty, Reckless Love (The Boys of Jackson Harbor Book 3) by Lexi Ryan – August 14th 2018
  6. Blind Kiss: A Novel by Renee Carlino – August 14th 2018
  7. Hunter Hunted (The Lizzie Grace Series Book 3) by Keri Arthur - August 14th 2018
  8. Boy Toy by Sarina Bowen & Tanya Eby – August 14th 2018


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Grey August 7, 2018 at 5:57 AM

*tosses buckets of Tuesday new release glitter and coffee pods* May the odds be ever in your favor… :lol:

Nay August 7, 2018 at 6:15 AM

I’m ALL over the coffee pods. Thanks, Grey!

Good morning!!

Linda August 7, 2018 at 6:24 AM

Good morning!!! Two coffee pods later off to the office!!! Just finished New Camelot series by Sierra Simone!! Definitely 5*****!!

Ela August 7, 2018 at 6:38 AM

Good morning!

Cheryl August 7, 2018 at 6:46 AM

Good morning!! *scoops up coffee pods and takes them to work*

Maryse August 7, 2018 at 7:52 AM

Good morning everyone!! I could do with another cup of coffee, but I’m pretty “peppy” right now. :)

Thank you for the recommendation Linda!! :D

Leslie M August 7, 2018 at 8:10 AM

Good morning! *grabs a coffee pod and considers a re-read of Hunger Games*

Amy August 7, 2018 at 8:13 AM

Morning ladies!!

I found us a sale, and MAN does it sound like an *oomph!* one…Such a Lovely Couple by Linda Yellin is on sale for .99, normally 9.99!

I’ll say it for you bev…it sounds like a death club book. But hey! The ending could surprise us with a nice little twist or turn of events, right? ;)

Amy August 7, 2018 at 8:14 AM

I could totally see bev rolling her eyes as soon as she reads the blurb for that one. *giggle*

Maryse August 7, 2018 at 8:18 AM

YAY AMY!!!!!!! TOTALLY MINE!!! *one-click* :P

Nay August 7, 2018 at 10:41 AM

Thanks, Amy! I just one-clicked because I really NEEDED a new book.

Kathy P. August 7, 2018 at 10:43 AM

The Cocktail Collection by Alice Clayton is on sale for $1.99. This is a three book series with the first being Wallbanger. Love this series. So funny!

Kathy P. August 7, 2018 at 10:45 AM

Oh and I just read the first three books in the Beneath the Ink Series by Meghan March. Why did I wait so long to read these books? I binge read them over vacation and am now on the 4th book.

Amy August 7, 2018 at 10:57 AM

Maryse and Nay…right? RIGHT??

Do you think…we haven’t had one in so long…could it be…a…MARMY?!?

steph August 7, 2018 at 11:40 AM

Thanks for the heads up Kathy P. I am reading Wallbanger for my Pick For Me challenge so might as well get the other two to follow. These don’t go on sale very often.

Nay August 7, 2018 at 11:42 AM

Ooh, maybe so, Amy!

Kathy P–are those angsty?

Nay August 7, 2018 at 11:50 AM

Kathy P–I was asking if the Meghan March books were angsty. And thanks for posting the Cocktail Collection deal! I’ve only read Wallbanger (which I loved), so I’m scooping that up! And I posted it for the ladies at GR.

bev August 7, 2018 at 11:50 AM


I’m not I promise. A little surprised they gave it away in the blurb though. But I guess about the journey not the shock.

I’m obsessed with this right now and yes you all can roll your eyes. I’d understand. I just love it and that the women do the same dance not just there to be sexy back up.

Maryse August 7, 2018 at 12:13 PM

I’m going to add it to the sales section, Kathy!! Thank you!! :D GREAT FIND!!

Kathy Phelan August 7, 2018 at 1:07 PM

Nay, no the Meghan March series is not very angsty. No throwing your Kindle, I promise.

Also all of Rebecca Yarro’s books are on sale for $.99 for 2 days only. Her Renegade Series about extreme stunt sport performers is one of my favorite series.

Nay August 7, 2018 at 3:02 PM

Thank, Kathy. I’ll skip it for now, then. lol

Mary Ann August 7, 2018 at 3:23 PM

Maryse Beautiful Burn by Jaime Maguire is free!

bev August 7, 2018 at 6:54 PM

Can I share a video that made me laugh even though it is about K dramas?

bev August 7, 2018 at 6:54 PM

LOL, Nay.

bev August 7, 2018 at 9:25 PM

Just in the store watching a group of teenagers decide who is going to hold the box of party shot glasses. Lol.

Ok, I’m going to share because it makes me laugh. And I’ve needed that.
It’s from SNL Korea called Grow a Boy. She grows a boy and teaches him all the romantic moves you see in dramas and how it goes wrong.
Though if you don’t watch k drama it might not be funny?
It’s in 2 parts but just 2 min each.

Part 1:

bev August 7, 2018 at 9:45 PM

Part 2:

Which is also a bit sad, lol.

Melinda August 8, 2018 at 1:06 AM

I just have to share. I am reading a book so good, let me emphasise soo good. I dont know how I have never read it before. Nay recommended it for me. It’s called ARSEN. I can’t do anything this book is consuming me.

Everyone needs to read Arsen if they haven’t read it already.

bev August 8, 2018 at 1:11 AM


I couldn’t get through Thoughtless.

Nobody wants to go through that again. :)

Amy August 8, 2018 at 2:21 AM

*bites fist and quietly squeals*

*giddily waits for the onslaught of SQUEEEEEEES from our Arsen-loving crew over Melinda’s comment*

Here bev… *slides a bottle of Jager over* Go through that.

JulieO August 8, 2018 at 5:25 AM

Isn’t ARSEN the book where she had that wonderful husband?

Grey August 8, 2018 at 5:43 AM

*squeeeeee* Told you so, told you so, told you so! *Grabs Maryse, Amy, Nay and Ela and dances in a little circle* ohhh, Arsen!

Melinda August 8, 2018 at 5:58 AM



I really thought, I had read it. But no, I’ve never read this book.

Yes, she does have the most gorgeous husband. And I want to take her down.

Grey August 8, 2018 at 6:40 AM

Because… I get nervous with some of my ATF’s… They’re my babies and I get very cautious about sending them out…what if someone doesn’t like them? (blasphemy, I know!)

Leslie M August 8, 2018 at 7:22 AM

Grey, I am the same way. Some books are sacred and MUST be loved!!!

If someone doesn’t like Twilight, I don’t think I can be friends with them. ;)

Ashley August 8, 2018 at 7:33 AM

I just bought a bunch of Rebecca Yarros books and the Cocktail bundle that are on sale. One of the kindle daily deals is The Birthday List by Devney Perry…that was a good one!

Maryse August 8, 2018 at 7:52 AM

OMG YAYYYYYY!! Another Arsen addict. Doesn’t matter WHEN that book was released, it still has THAT effect on those that just read it for the first time. I LOVE THAT!!!!!!!

Nay August 8, 2018 at 8:05 AM

Melinda–I think we mentioned Arsen a time or two. lol You must have been absent that day. I’m so glad you’re lurving it!!

Nay August 8, 2018 at 8:06 AM

Can somone give me the code to a few of the emoticons that can be used here? I want to test something and I want to make sure I remember how y’all do them.

Nay August 8, 2018 at 8:07 AM

*someone (I tried to correct it and got my hand slapped)

Melinda August 8, 2018 at 10:25 AM

Finished. 10 big stars.. To be honest. It has been mentioned a lot. But I was sure I had read it. But no, I hadn’t. Thank you Nay.

I think I was pulling my hair out at the end. Or I was going to punch Cathy out.

And Grey, you must have mentioned 10 times how good it was.
That’s exactly my kind of book. I just have to listen more closely next time.
Still love ya.

Just like Beautiful Player, I think you got me to read that too.
New book twin. Great rec

Michele G August 8, 2018 at 11:01 AM

I loved Arsen too – although I’m pretty sure I also wanted to take her out back and slap her around a bit!

Amy August 8, 2018 at 11:42 AM

Loved Arsen. LOVED it.

“I’m afraid.” GAH!!!!

Amy August 8, 2018 at 11:45 AM

The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty is on sale for 2.99, down from 9.99!

Grey August 8, 2018 at 1:00 PM

*squee* I’m dancing around. Love Arsen. I may have to do a reread… well, not anytime in the near future, I have a PILE of ARC’s that have to be read ~ like now. :lol: I did finish the proof I was working on. So there’s that… that will make a lot of people excited… it made me excited!

Hard to believe that summer is winding down already… I’ve got a trip to Virginia Beach planned in a couple weeks, so I’m ready for some a$$ in the sand time.

bev August 8, 2018 at 7:21 PM

I can not seem to get into GR anymore. It took along time for me to sign up and then I was there all the time.

And now?


I just realized the icon has fallen away from my search page.

Leslie M August 9, 2018 at 5:28 AM

*breaks out in hives imagining a life without Goodreads*

Cheryl August 9, 2018 at 6:56 AM

Awww, looks like I missed the Cocktail series sale. Have read just the first tow. :(

I LOVED Arson ,but agree wanted to slap some sense in the h multiple times!

Off to last day of summer school!!

DG August 9, 2018 at 7:14 AM

Happy National Book Lovers Day! *wishes I could throw some free books around*

Nay August 9, 2018 at 7:46 AM

Maryse–I almost forgot–could you please add a new release for today to the list?

It’s The Man in Black by Soraya Naomi, a standalone in the Chicago Syndicate mafia series.


Nay August 9, 2018 at 8:29 AM

“The tairen were dying.”
Lord of the Fading Lands by C. L. Wilson

R. Renee August 9, 2018 at 9:33 AM

FLT: THE ALPHA said, “We’re leaving.” TJ Klune, Ravensong

Suanne gave me a Wolfsong recap last night so I could jump in without having to re-read it first. Though I really want to read it again, but impatience and all. I’m in the happiest of places. :)

Amy August 9, 2018 at 10:53 AM


“IAN.” ~ Someone Else’s Ocean by Kate Stewart

Amy August 9, 2018 at 10:55 AM

bev…I get it. I love how GR can track the books I’m reading or finished because it is linked to my Kindle app, but I hardly ever go on the site itself. This is my “home.” *shrug*

Jean August 9, 2018 at 11:01 AM

FLT: Numbness slowly seeps through my body. (Crashed, book 3 of Driven series by K. Bromberg). LOVING!!!

Leslie M August 9, 2018 at 11:39 AM

Yay Jean!!! *happy dance*

So glad you are enjoying Driven.

Amy, Maryse trumps Goodreads anyday!!! :) This IS our home. *group hug*

Tasha J August 9, 2018 at 11:55 AM

The Summer Children by Dot Hutchison is on sale for 2.99! Book 3 in The Butterfly Garden Trilogy, I believe. Also, Fool’s Assassin by Robin Hobb is on sale for 1.99. It sounds good, I think I’m in the mood for fantasy.

I finished Devil in Spring recently, loved it!! Also, watched 2 movies on Netflix. The Fundamentals of Caring (SO good!) and also Like Father (also good) :) .

Tasha J August 9, 2018 at 11:58 AM

I can’t keep up with GR chatter, but I do like keeping track of books and seeing what everyone’s reading and enjoying (or not enjoying).

Tessa August 9, 2018 at 12:47 PM

Warmth envelops me, and I smile at the feeling of peace blossoming within me.
Silver Blood by Tamara White

I’ve been busy for the last few days. :/ I’ve been reading but not on the computer as much. However, one thing really stood out.

Amy, it depends on the series by Meghan March. The Mount trilogy was full of angst. I think the one I have in my TBR might be too, considering it’s a spinoff. :) It should be, darn it!

Nay August 9, 2018 at 1:06 PM

Tessa–that was me asking about the angst. I’ve held off on reading the Mount Trilogy because I read it had connections to the Beneath series and I didn’t want to miss anything, especially any character development.

But, UGH, the Beneath series has 7 books, which is so daunting, especially if it’s not majorly angsty, so maybe I just need to forget it and move on to the Mount Trilogy?? What do you think?

bev August 9, 2018 at 1:23 PM

I think you should watch a kdrama.

Jean August 9, 2018 at 1:32 PM

Tasha, I loved Devil in Spring! I need to read the rest of that series! Not my normal genre.

bev August 9, 2018 at 1:36 PM

You have to read Devil in Winter. But you have to read the preceding two books first for that one.
Or one of my favorite LK’s. Gah. Derek Craven.
Dreaming of You.

Jean August 9, 2018 at 2:01 PM

Oh bev, I just looked it up. Sounds good! Does book 1 need to be read first?

Grey August 9, 2018 at 2:04 PM

Um, holy crap…

Consequences Box Set by Aleatha Romig… 99 pennies. Do it. Do it now.

Tessa August 9, 2018 at 2:11 PM

Nay, I haven’t read the Beneath series at all. I don’t think I missed anything. I can see what couple it might be about, but it didn’t affect the series I read at all.

bev August 9, 2018 at 2:16 PM

Jean, I still have not read the first one of that series. So…no, lol. I need to though. That and her newest release are the two HRs of hers I haven’t read.
Of course when I first read them it was way before digital when I had to hunt through libraries and bookstores.
Oh…the good old days.

JulieO August 9, 2018 at 3:02 PM

Maryse is “my home”. You can get practically anything here and we are not just talking books
Cooking recipes
Drink recipes
Nail polish recommendations
Frizzy hair fix’s
A podium to complain abt how I don’t like big beards
But mainly a sisterhood. I feel closer to you guys and don’t even know where you live. I take your advice on things other than books to read. Don’t know if Maryse intended this when she started this but she has all of us now and I bet she has many lurkers out there who listen to us but have never made themselves known. That’s ok, I did that for 6 months. You are stuck with us now Maryse, this is my home!!

Nay August 9, 2018 at 3:10 PM

Thanks, Tessa. That’s good enough for me! I’ll start it after I finish the other ten I want to start asap. lol I haven’t had time to read all week and I’m afraid that Tairen Soul isn’t pulling me in. I may need to switch to something else to get me going again and then go back to it.

bev August 9, 2018 at 3:37 PM


I really want to watch Crazy Rich Asians.

So…book first or not. I’m on hold at the library which could take forever.
So do I buy and read it this weekend or just say to hell with book first and watch the movie.

bev August 9, 2018 at 3:38 PM

She has made a lovely home.

Full of drunk short people.

Amy August 9, 2018 at 5:02 PM

Full of drunk short people dancing to Kpop. :P

bev August 9, 2018 at 5:44 PM


Oh my God, Amy. KPop fans are no joke.

There is some drama going down with my poor Pentagon and favorite E’Dawn. :(

I wonder if Maryse mom is short and would like dramas? If she like handsome men, interesting fashion choices, and ramen?

Grey August 9, 2018 at 7:32 PM

FLT: ~ In my dreams, I danced. ~ Blind Kiss by Renee Carlino.

Leslie M August 9, 2018 at 8:22 PM



From This Moment by Melanie Harlow

Maryse August 10, 2018 at 9:22 AM

Ooops!! I missed your comment Nay!! I will add it to today’s Friday Finds list. :D

Maryse August 10, 2018 at 9:26 AM

JulieO You have warmed my heart and totally made my day. My home is your home, and you guys are my home, too.


Maryse August 10, 2018 at 9:27 AM

bev… I AM ALL THOSE THINGS (and LOVE all those things!!!) :D

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