Latest Romance Book Releases – December 11th 2018

by Maryse on December 11, 2018 · 75 comments

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BREAKING NEWS UPDATE!!!! OMG LIVEEEEE!!!! Mariana Zapata’s “Luna and the Lie” is LIVE (and it’s on KU too!!!) Squeeeeeeeeeee!!!! YAY US!!! ➔➔➔➔➔➔➔➔

She’s happy in her life but she’s got some regrets (and secrets)…

“…when one of those secrets involves the man who signs her paycheck, she can’t find it in her to regret it. Despite the fact that he’s not the friendliest man in the world. Or the most patient.

Sometimes there are things you’re better off keeping to yourself…”

HAPPY TUESDAY NEW RELEASE DAY!!! It’s not the biggest list we’ve had but definitely has great looking options, and I’ll be adding more throughout the day. :D

Blurb jolts? Absolutely! Like that one to the left – Rum & Coke (He’s an escort by night, and a school teacher by day, and she’s a single mom in Vegas trying to make ends meet), Carnival (oh that blurb!! Super clevery written, and together they’re toxic, and apart they are lost… sounds like it’s gonna be angsty!!), Taming Eastyn (recluse? He’s closed himself off, and then he sees her…), Ride the Storm (she’s in her 40s and feels lonely, and he’s an Ex-Navy Seal!!) and one from yesterday that definitely gave me a jolt!! A Me and You Thing (she’s got the perfect life, and family, and then she goes away on a 2-week volunteer trip… “She doesn’t expect the trip to change her life forever. But it does. It changes everything…“) Ohhhhhh!!!!!

And of course, so many of us are buddy reading Verity by Colleen Hoover (me included!!) and you’ll see the reactions from those that have finished it a little further below. I’m SO EXCITED!!!!!

While you’re here, don’t forget to check out yesterday’s earlybirds, a new review, and in case you missed it, Friday’s mega finds!!

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 —>

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  1. Good Time by Jana Aston
  2. His Saint: A Forever Wilde Novel by Lucy Lennox
  3. Echoes of Fire: Mercury Pack, Book 4 by Suzanne Wright
  4. Ravensong: Green Creek, Book 2 by T.J. Klune
  5. Love and Payne by Charlie Cochet
  6. Jane Austen. The Complete Novels by Jane Austen
  7. Wicked Whiskey Love by Melissa Foster
  8. Stay with Me: Strickland Sisters Series, Book 1 by Alexandria House
  9. Summoned to Thirteenth Grave: Charley Davidson, Book 13 by Darynda Jones <— PRE-ORDER!!!



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)

FIRST OFF ➔ ➔ ➔ AMAZON’S 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS IS STILL GOING ON!! <— There’s still time to shop and have your items arrive in plenty of time for Christmas!!

  • Verity by Colleen Hoover <— WE ARE SO VERY CONFUSED & LOVING IT!!!!

Lisa: I read Verity over the weekend too and thought it was phenomenal. It’s been a while since reading a story left me feeling that anxious and unsettled. I didn’t see that end coming at all. I never even suspected something like that. It’s so hard to find something else to read when you’ve been wowed by a book, but I think it’ll have to be something with kittens and rainbows and unicorns farting glitter!!!

Shara: I just finished verity by colleen Hoover. I love her books and I loved this one. I could not put it down. So good! Go in blind.

Amy: So, I finished Verity and…damn. *shakes head* That was crazy. If you’re a CH fan, give it a shot. Just don’t expect it to be one of her romances! ;)

Michele G: I started Verity Friday morning and finished it on Saturday…it was a crazy good trip!! I stand by my statement that I think Colleen Hoover and Tarryn Fisher are playing a prank on us…I keep waiting for her to say…JK it was really Tarryn who wrote the book…but seriously, it shows her wide range….it was twisty good!!

Doretta: Another creepy child book…Innocent in Death by JD Robb

Tessa: Finished Innocent in Death. I swear, the thing I love most about those is Eve and Rourk together. *grins* Then all the secondary character’s lives. This one, though, I totally didn’t see who it was until about thirty pages before the big reveal. I love that.

  • O Come, All Ye Sinners <— OOOOOH FOBIDDENY ANTHOLOGY ALERT!! Look at the authors… you just KNOW what you’re getting into with this one. ;)  by Amo Jones, Anne Malcom, Giana Darling, Chantal Fernando, MariaLisa DeMora



  1. Spring Magic (The Thorne Witches Book 4) by T.M. Cromer
  2. A Shifter Christmas Carol (Shifters Unbound) by Jennifer Ashley
  3. Phoenix and the Dragon: Tales of the Were (Lick of Fire Book 3) by Bianca D’Arc
  4. Echoes of Fire (Mercury Pack Book 4) by Suzanne Wright
  5. Charming (Bastan Hollow Saga Book 1) by Jane Washington
  6. The Strength of His Heart (Enhanced World Book 4) by Victoria Sue <— M/M ROMANCE SCI-FI
  7. A Shifter’s Curse: A Gritty Urban Fantasy Novel (Rouen Chronicles Book 1) by Raven Steele & Ava Mason
  8. Unicorn Unleashed: A Zodiac Shifters Paranormal Romance: Sagittarius (Supernatural Wars Book 6) by Crystal Dawn
  9. Return to Atlantis: a Fantasy Romance (Kingdom in the Sea Book 1) by Vivienne Savage & Domino Taylor
  10. His Dark Magic (Northern Circle Coven Series Book 1) by Pat Esden <— “One tragic impulsive mistake made Chloe Winslow an outcast to her influential magic family. As a medical student, she wants to combine science with sorcery to heal those she hurt and right her wrongs. But brilliant, charismatic Devlin Marsh re-routes her plans with a once-in-eternity offer: membership in the exclusive Northern Circle, a mysterious Vermont coven known for pushing the limits...”



  1. Rum & Coke (Saddles & Racks Book 4) by Kimberly Knight <— HE’S AN ESCORT BY NIGHT & A SCHOOLTEACHER BY DAY…  & SHE’S A SINGLE MOM TRYING TO MAKE ENDS MEET… ”…Teresa Stewart never planned to get pregnant before she was married. She also didn’t plan for the father of her baby to die in combat before she could even tell him the news. Struggling to feed herself and her son, Colton, Tessa moves to Las Vegas where she hopes the cost of living will be cheaper and she’ll find a job in a popular hotel. But finding a job isn’t easy for Tessa, and a neighbor soon convinces her that stripping is the best way to make the money she needs to provide for her small family. All of life’s puzzle pieces are starting to come together, but Tessa knows something is still missing…”
  2. Pandemic by Robin Cook
  3. Tall, Dark and Tempting (Tall, Dark and Sexy Series Book 3) by Erika Wilde
  4. Ruled (Honor Bound Book 10) by Angel Payne
  5. Permission (The Perversion Trilogy Book 3) by T.M. Frazier <— T.M. FRAZIER ALERT!! TRILOGY CONCLUSION so these must be read in order!! :D “Permission is the conclusion of Grim and Emma Jean’s story. “
  6. Along Came Baby by J. S. Cooper <— OOOOOOPS!!!!! “…Carter was exciting and mysterious, but he was a total playboy. He made it clear that this was some no strings attached fun. But fate had other plans for us… I thought we’d been careful, but I guess there was that one time that we weren’t. And now, I’m pregnant…”
  7. Rory (Savage MC–Tennessee Chapter Book 3) by Jordan Marie <—TRILOGY CONCLUSION RELIEF!!!This is the ending to the story that began in Diesel: Savage Brothers MC—Tennessee Chapter. You will need to read that book first to understand this book. It is recommended you read the series in order. This book will bring you away from the cliff and hopefully make you stop cursing the author.”
  8. The Earl I Ruined (The Secrets of Charlotte Street Book 2) by Scarlett Peckham
  9. An Old-Fashioned Christmas by Laylah Roberts
  10. Her Surprise Baby Christmas (Evermore Book 4) by Clare Connelly
  11. Warrant (A Vindicator Series Novel Book 2) by Kathy Coopmans <— KATHY COOPMANS ALERT!! HE WANTS REVENGE!! “…Years, I’ve been plotting to take out the men I used to call my brothers. The men who double-crossed me by brutally murdering my sister. I want revenge. I need it. Crave it. It’s in my blood. I planned to stop at nothing. No matter, if I conflicted pain on another woman. After all, it was her brother who killed my sister. I figured, why not make him suffer the same way I have. One tiny glimpse of her changes everything…”
  12. Her Cowboy Billionaire Bull Rider: An Everett Sisters Novel (Christmas in Coral Canyon Book 5) by Liz Isaacson
  13. Madrid (International Guy Book 10) by Audrey Carlan
  14. Tall, Dark and Tempting: A Best Friends to Lovers Romance (Tall, Dark and Sexy Series Book 3) by Erika Wilde
  15. Dear Cassius by Alice Winters <— M/M ROMANCE THRILLER??!! “…Initially, Cassius thinks nothing of the picture with a strange note slipped under the windshield wiper of his car, but it ends up changing his entire life. Dear Cassius. I can’t look away from you. As strange things begin to occur around Cassius, he starts to feel like someone is watching him, following him. Stalking him...”
  16. Cowboy Rules (A Breaking the Rules Novel Book 4) by Jacki James <— M/M ROMANCE
  17. The Best Match (Omega Dating Agency Book 2) by Aiden Bates and Austin Bates <— M/M ROMANCE
  18. Maybe Lovers (The Rocklyns Book 2) by Alicia Street
  19. The Playbook (The Diamond Series 2) by Maggie Jane Schuler
  20. Stolen Words (High Tower Book 1) by India Caedmon
  21. Carnival by D.M. Thornton <— TOGETHER THEY ARE TOXIC… APART THEY ARE LOST… “Oliver is a recovering addict, And Piper’s with another man. They both left one another When life got out of hand…”
  22. Roped In (Strings Book 2) by J.C. Hayden
  23. Who I Am with You (A Legacy of Faith Novel) by Robin Lee Hatcher
  24. Just a Little Camera Shy: A Scripted for Love Novel by MK Meredith
  25. Tempting Fate (A Nugget Romance Book 10) by Stacy Finz
  26. Taming Eastyn (Stampton College Boys Series Book 1) by Dawn Doyle <— WHEN HE SEES HER, HE DECIDES HE’S DONE HIDING… “…Nobody knew what I’d done except my closest friends—what made me the way I am—the reason I closed myself off. I could never repay them, so when they asked me for my help, I accepted. I thought it was a mistake until she stepped in front of me, her hazel eyes wide and nervous. Ten seconds. That’s all it took to make my decision that I was done hiding…”
  27. Enjoy the Ride (Winter Games Book 3) by Dr. Rebecca Sharp
  28. Enraptured By You (The Consumed Series Book 2) by Alicia Marino
  29. Dance All Night: A Dance Off Holiday Novella by Alexis Daria
  30. The Girl in the Corner by Amanda Prowse <— MARITAL STRIFE ALERT!!! “…now, on the night of their wedding anniversary, Howard reveals a shocking betrayal that leaves Rae reeling…”
  31. Upside Down (One Fond Embrace Book 2) by Crista McHugh
  32. Ride the Storm (Storm Warning Book 4) by Geri Foster <— EX-NAVY SEAL ALERT!! “…At forty, Nancy Wigan has never had any kind of a relationship, and held no hopes of a knight in shining armor coming to rescue her. It didn’t help being call the Plain Jane of Rainwater, either. For years she worked the bank and cared for her ailing parents. Now left alone, she feels more forgotten than ever. Then one day Jeff Crawley blows into Rainwater, Texas like a nor’easter...”
  33. When Sparks Fly (Netherworld Series Book 3) by Olivia Hutchinson
  34. Holler and Howl (Mosh Book 1) (Mosh Series) by Susanna Rogers
  35. Heart of Red, Blood of Blue by Rebecca Belliston <— HISTORICAL MEDIEVAL (she’s a princess on the fun and albino). “…her father agrees to another alliance that involves her marrying an old brute of a king. Unwilling to be the sacrificial lamb, Gisela goes on the run…”
  36. Rock Rebel (Nothing but Trouble Book 3) by Tara Leigh <— THE POP PRINCESS & THE ROCK STAR!! “...I’m rock royalty. Dax Hughes, lead guitarist of Nothing but Trouble. But to my family and former Juilliard classmates, I’m an outcast. A misfit. A rebel. They’re not entirely wrong. I don’t give a damn what other people think, and I’m all for breaking the rules… except when it comes to our new opening act, Verity Moore. Rock gods don’t tour with pop princesses…”


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Nay December 11, 2018 at 7:17 AM

Good morning! Hubs has another interview this morning. Please keep him in your thoughts and prayers. The one yesterday went great!

Leslie M December 11, 2018 at 7:26 AM

*yawns and stretches*

Good morning! The holiday madness is wearing me out.

*holds out coffee mug* Fill me up, please.

Nay, good luck to hubs. I hope he finds the perfect job. Glad to see you feeling well enough to post comments. :)

Grey December 11, 2018 at 9:42 AM

Ok, so I just started A Me and You Thing…that prologue has got me. If the rest of the book is like this. Dang. I’ll keep you posted.

Grey December 11, 2018 at 9:43 AM

Oh, and where are my manners… *Tosses good luck glitter* (that’s for Nay’s hubby…and for the rest of us trying to stay awake…and get stuff done today!)

Maryse December 11, 2018 at 9:45 AM

Good luck to your husband, Nay!!!

and YES GREY!!! PLEASE let us know how it is. It sounds SO good!!

Maryse December 11, 2018 at 9:47 AM

Leslie… I just had my Lavazza coffee and added one tiny scoop of Dunkin’ Donuts pumpkin spice into the brewing process. Just one scoop and it was so subtle but festive!!! :D

P.S. Just the Dunkin Donuts coffee alone tastes like water (at least this flavor). Ick. But added to my usual scoops of GOOD coffee and I’m a happy morning person!

bev December 11, 2018 at 10:05 AM

Mine is Starbucks instant and salted caramel mocha creamer.

And a little Purple Rain to start this day.

Good luck to your husband Nay. I hope he hears good news soon.

Michele G December 11, 2018 at 10:57 AM

Good luck to your hubs Nay!!! So glad yesterday’s went well too!

I’m drinking my hot tea…cause I don’t like coffee…I know.. shocking!

I’m joining in with Grey and reading A Me and You Thing because it called out to me!! And the prologue yanked me right in…

I’m also intrigued by Carnival listed above…it’s going to have to go on my short list too.

Michele G December 11, 2018 at 12:24 PM

In looking through Goodreads, I’m having a lot of fun seeing the reactions people are having while reading Verity! It’s almost as much fun as reading the book myself for the first time! Just had to share that somewhere that people could actually appreciate it…carry on.

Amy December 11, 2018 at 12:36 PM

Good luck to your hubs, Nay!

*fills Leslie’s mug with coffee*

Aw heck, I’ll have another mug myself… *fills own mug*

Amy December 11, 2018 at 12:39 PM

Michele…I’m reading AMAYT with you guys! Well, I started it but haven’t made it very far yet. But still! I’m reading it.

And I agree about Verity…seeing people’s reactions on here as they read it is going to be fun. ;)

Erin M December 11, 2018 at 1:06 PM

I just finished Verity and I am supposed to be working.
I… I.. yeah I need more time to think about this one. I had to close my phone last night at a certain point as I was reading and move it away from me.

Leslie M December 11, 2018 at 1:28 PM

Thanks for the coffee! :)

I got some Christmas shopping done and got my cards printed. So I am making progress.

Looking forward to not being so busy and enjoy some reading time. But def not these crazy pysch thrillers and Marmy books you all are reading lately. :)

I am getting my best of 2018 list ready… but will hold off because I may read something else earth shattering this month.

Amy December 11, 2018 at 2:19 PM

*snickers at Erin’s reaction to Verity*

Tasha J December 11, 2018 at 3:50 PM

So, I just saw Bird Box releasing on Netflix in 10 days. I had no idea this was even being made into a movie. Now, I feel pressured to read the book ASAP so i don’t watch the movie first. I did already watch Dumplin, it was ok. I saw Michele (I think) post that the book was better, and I know there was a lot of love for it here. Books seem to always be better, don’t they?

Tasha J December 11, 2018 at 3:52 PM

I had an almond milk latte this morning with just a little cinnamon. And now for hot cocoa. Watching Alias on tv and trying to read both Robin’s Waiting for the Sun (a little challenging Bc my copy is paperback, but I love it) and The Lingering.

bev December 11, 2018 at 3:53 PM

Yes, so read them when we rec them before the movies. ;) lol.

Though some movies are good in their own right. I love Anne of Green Gables the books and adaptations separately. Also Pride and Prejudice and the miniseries version.

R. Renee December 11, 2018 at 4:07 PM

OMG Tasha! I HATE reading paperbacks! Shoot me your kindle email (or regular email if you don’t have kindle)! And thank you so much for reading! ♥

Tessa December 11, 2018 at 4:24 PM

Good luck to your husband, Nay!

Amy, those socks on the other thread are so cute! :) Though, real bells are the issue. lol Fine for me, but not anyone else. *snickers* *tries to look innocent*

Okay, Bev, to get over the hump, I’m watching The Voice. :) I even got the next in The Dark Side series by Kristy Cunnings. I’ve been DYING for this book and nope. I know it’s me because the humor and steam are all there in spades.

Michele G December 11, 2018 at 5:06 PM

Tasha, yes it was me with the Dumplin’ opinion. Also, even though I’m super excited about the Bird Box movie coming out… I definitely suggest you read the book first. That book was so much about using your own imagination as you read that I don’t know how a movie will do it justice…of course I will watch to find out. I also just finished The Passage (in audiobook) because I wanted to read it before the tv show starts in January….

Michele G December 11, 2018 at 5:09 PM

Yay Amy! Glad you’re reading with us!

Jan December 11, 2018 at 5:45 PM

Best wishes to your hubs in his job hunt, Nay. Hope it works out well.

I’m going to try a sample of Maybe Lovers, and also Rock Rebel. Come on, who doesn’t like a hot rock star?

I’m intrigued by a Passage TV series. Could be good. I really liked the book. BUT it has to be done well. it could so easily turn into just another lame series like so many others. Fingers crossed it’s cast well and directed well.

Could I please have a coffee top up too? *holds out mug*

Tasha J December 11, 2018 at 6:56 PM

Heck no, Robin. I will not let you buy it for me. Just one clicked. :P Love you for offering! *hugs*

Tasha J December 11, 2018 at 7:02 PM

Bev, I saw you were thinking of adopting a dog too. DO IT!! What an awesome Christmas present for a lucky puppy AND you. :) My brother just adopted his first dog (Bc he now lives on his own, we’ve had dogs) today. He’s a 1 year old shepard/akita mix. Looks like a pretty husky.

And Nay, good luck to your hubby! *fingers crossed*

I did start The Passage a couple years ago and was really into it, but it’s SO long. I have no patience. I’ll have to watch the show though.

R. Renee December 11, 2018 at 7:05 PM

I’m not buying it! I have a mobi file! :D

R. Renee December 11, 2018 at 7:06 PM

Also, I have it set with Amazon that it’s free for anyone who has the paperback for that very reason. I love owning them, hate reading them!

Tasha J December 11, 2018 at 7:19 PM

Oh, lol. Too late.

bev December 11, 2018 at 8:25 PM

The voice?

What? Hyun Bin has way better dimples than Blake Shelton.

Check out “Memories of the Alhambra” on Netflix

Tessa December 11, 2018 at 11:23 PM

I don’t find Blake sexy… lol

MUSIC That’s why I watch the voice. Well, and the arguing. It’s done in good fun, so it’s entertaining, but mostly, the music.

I finally got into the other book. I watched a few episodes of The Voice first, and that helped. :) Also, one of the singer’s singing made me cry.

Leslie M December 12, 2018 at 7:49 AM

Good morning! I’m bright eyed and bushy tailed today, so I’m serving the coffee. Hold out your mugs for some peppermint mocha. ;)

Maryse, where’s our pic of your pretty decorations? I’m embarrassed to tell you guys about my tree. Let’s just say it’s sports themed due to hub’s obsession with a certain football team. Pleh!

Bev, what’s happening with the possible new puppy?

Amy, I think you need to share some of those yummy sounding meatball recipes.

Tasha, I have no idea how you were able to stand reading the paper version of Waiting for the Sun! I would never put a crease in my precious. ;) Seriously though, it kills my eyes (and my hands) to read PBs.

Dimples are my weakness!! Blake Shelton has beautiful dimples and gorgeous eyes and he can call me darlin’ any time! *swoon*

Nay, any luck with hubs interviews?

Ok, enough babbling from me.

Maryse December 12, 2018 at 9:40 AM

I NEED COFFFFFEEEEEE!!! My one cup didn’t do it for me this morning. Thanks Leslie!!!

MichelleS December 12, 2018 at 9:51 AM

Leslie – I just HAVE to know who the team is now! Ha!

MichelleS December 12, 2018 at 9:53 AM

I need at least three cups of coffee in the morning. I’m an addict. Sigh. In my defense, my grandparents owned a coffee shop, so I was drinking it as a little girl. I still like it exactly like I did then: lots of cream & sugar. Except I use Splenda now. Ick. Whatever. I’m still making it sweet.

bev December 12, 2018 at 9:55 AM

Wouldn’t it be funny if it wasnt sports but a ship? Like her husband is team Jacob and hasn’t been able to let it go after all these years? Her tree is all wolves and Taylor Lautner pics.

Leslie M December 12, 2018 at 10:01 AM

Bev, shame on you! It’s like you don’t even know me! :(

If there were anything twilight in my house it would be Team Edward all the way.

bev December 12, 2018 at 10:04 AM

LOL! I said your husband’s ship.

So far nothing on the dog yet. I keep looking at her but need to go meet and walk her.

Leslie M December 12, 2018 at 10:06 AM

MichelleS, I too am major addict. I need 3 cups in morning to get going or I am a total grouch. I like lots of cream as well.

I’m in Massachusetts and around here sports are taken very seriously. *gag* Anyway, hubs is very very very serious Pat’s fan. Season ticket holder for 25 yrs.

Leslie M December 12, 2018 at 10:08 AM

Bev, I’d divorce hubs if he preferred Jacob over Edward. Twenty-two years of marriage be damned!!

Leslie M December 12, 2018 at 10:09 AM

Bev, did I ever tell you I have a shirt that says “what do you mean Edward isn’t real”

Ashley December 12, 2018 at 12:46 PM

Bev – Awww! Puppy! (I don’t care how old a dog is I still call them a puppy!) I’m sure once you meet her and walk her you won’t be able to resist.

I wish my boyfriend’s kids weren’t allergic otherwise I would have gotten one years ago. BUT since I deliver mail I get to pet all of the dogs in the neighborhood. (Except the mean ones – fun fact: I was bitten in the face by a mean dog last week, he just jumped right up a bunch of times – there was a lot of screaming and a lot of blood. I’m okay, but I’m pretty sure there is going to be a scar or two through my eyebrow.)

Our Christmas tree does have Packer ornaments on it. We put our decorations out right after Thanksgiving. And I’ve already gotten a bunch of Christmas cards from the people out on my route sitting on my fireplace mantel.

Maryse December 12, 2018 at 1:45 PM

MichelleS, me toooooo! Cream and sugar (but for now, my sugar is erythritol). Good enough.

Leslie M December 12, 2018 at 2:24 PM

Ashley, that is awful about the dog bite! :(

I swear dogs really dislike mail carriers.

Tasha J December 12, 2018 at 2:39 PM

Who else puts things away in new, better, more organized places and then can never find where it is the next time they need it? I’m having a terribly unlucky week.

Jen C December 12, 2018 at 3:18 PM

FYI, Tattered by Devney Perry is freeee. :)

MichelleS December 12, 2018 at 7:15 PM

Team Jacob! What an awesome tree that would be. All woodsy with little wolves.

My dream “book tree” would have to have Faeries, of course. A dragon here and there. Some pixies. A werewolf or two.

What kind of dog is it Bev? Little? Medium? Big? Fluffy? White? Black? I’m obsessed with dogs.

Tasha J December 12, 2018 at 7:19 PM

Ahhh, Waiting for the Sun is getting super intense in the feels and I’m scared!! I feel like covering my eyes, taking a peek *deep breath* and then covering my eyes again. Lol

bev December 12, 2018 at 8:51 PM

MichelleS the one I’m thinking of is medium. 6 years old short hair. I have to fill out an application and ask about her. It says she is a hound mix.

This is her shelter picture.

Tasha J December 12, 2018 at 9:03 PM

She looks so friendly and good natured, Bev! She looks almost like she has terrier in her.

Tessa December 12, 2018 at 9:08 PM

She looks adorable! :)

My favorite tree old fashiony withi tons of shiny passed down, homemade ornaments, and lots of color.

bev December 12, 2018 at 11:49 PM

Out of the 3 best of lists posted so far I’ve only read one book. I have so been off the grid.

Tasha, so many mixes I see look like they have pit in them. I love them, the majority I’ve known have been total love bugs. But I wonder what makes them so prolific? Lol.

Tasha J December 13, 2018 at 2:06 AM

I meant jack russel, but I think with pit it’s easy to tell with the jaw maybe? I dk, they have a very particular boxy face that you can usually see in a mix some too.

Niki December 13, 2018 at 2:22 AM

Luna and the Lie is finally live!!! Whhooohooo!!!

Grey December 13, 2018 at 6:40 AM

Morning. Happy National Cocoa Day, ladies! I figure this is one we can staunchly get behind here on the blog! So I’m tossing Swiss Miss cocoa pods instead of glitter this morning, heads up! Lol!

bev, aww so cute! When will you know?

That would be awesome if we could have book trees… Like trees with minature book jackets of all of our faves on there…sigh, or pieces from the book…like yellow balloons, or a piece of blown glass, or a folded piece of paper *gasp* um…maybe not, I’d probably cry every time I looked at my tree…which leads me to…

FLT ~The road from Matagalpa to Jinotega in Nicaragua is known for being quite beautiful. ~ A Me and You Thing by Taylor Dean.

Leslie M December 13, 2018 at 7:40 AM

*grabs a cocoa pod* Thanks Grey! ;)

I want a pink, girly tree. Hubs has the football one, my son has one in his room…so I need a fun one with pink and sparkles! Maybe after Christmas when everything on clearance, I can buy myself one.

I have a room that was my home office (before I lost my job) and it’s basically a storage mess now. I want to clean it out and make a reading nook. I picture decorating it somehow with quotes and covers of my fave books. Also make it super girly with some gauzey pink curtains, maybe some string lights, glittery pillows, etc. If only I had money and motivation. *sigh* Maybe this can be a winter project.

Leslie M December 13, 2018 at 7:54 AM


“I learned early not to trust men or money.”
Survival of the Richest by Skye Warren (reading this one)

“On the northeast side of Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania, there was a house.”
What He Doesn’t Know by Kandi Steiner (listening to this one)

bev December 13, 2018 at 9:57 AM

Flt: It was the “Goddamn it, Luna,” that had me prying an eyelid open.
Luna and the Lie by Mariana Zapata

Maryse December 13, 2018 at 11:42 AM

YAY!!! Thank you Niki!!! *hug*

Tessa December 13, 2018 at 12:57 PM

I was staring at the mess on the coffee table, one hand wrapped around the neck of a bottle of wine, the other clutching my cell phone.
Charming by Jane Washington

Technically I just finished it, but it was really fun and made me laugh. :)

Tessa December 13, 2018 at 1:02 PM

Okay, Cocoa day. I’m out of creamer, so I’m still using the same base, (water and light cocoa) but I have a spoon! A peppermint spoon! It’s awesome. An actual spoon made of candy cane. Why is this awesome? Because it won’t take the whole spoon to make a peppermint flavor. :) It’ll take a tiny amount. Experiment starting now!

Theresa silverberg December 13, 2018 at 1:48 PM

Karina Halle will have new release this month. Lara Adrian has spinoff off of 100 series out in January.

Amy December 13, 2018 at 1:54 PM


“Shades of fiery orange, glowing red and smooth yellow, paint the boundless sky as the sun settles.” ~ If I’d Known by Paige P. Horne

I finished A Me and You Thing, and it was pretty good. I didn’t grow attached to the characters so it was difficult to feel a whole lot of emotion, but it’s still a good read and others might be feeling a bit more emotionally than this hardened heart. ;)

Amy December 13, 2018 at 1:59 PM


I’m going to make an assumption here.

I’m assuming everyone in the Holy Trinity series died because apparently there is nothing to write about them.

Just saying.

Tessa December 13, 2018 at 2:56 PM

lol Yes. That’s what happened. To get rid of all the bad guys, Russia sent over a Nuke and obliterated the US of Zombies.

Maryse December 13, 2018 at 4:09 PM

*smirks* ;)

Maryse December 13, 2018 at 4:10 PM

Awwww bummer Amy. I think? It’s better when we get attached. It sounds so amazing.

Maryse December 13, 2018 at 4:12 PM

Thank you Theresa!! Do you remember the title for Karina’s? I’ll stalk it. ;)

Maryse December 13, 2018 at 4:16 PM

DO IT Leslie. I did that at my place and it’s my slice of heaven. You’ll stand in the doorway marveling at your sweet abode. AND!! You can keep your pink Christmas tree up in there and decorate it with book-stuff. ;)

bev December 13, 2018 at 4:29 PM

Someone is feeling frisky, lol.

Jan December 13, 2018 at 5:39 PM

My FLT has a bad word. Eek.

I was the f***ing boss.

Ha ha. I’d forgotten it starts like that. It’s from The Cornerstone by Kate Canterbary. I’m gradually working my way through the Walsh series, kinda out of order LOL. Don’t ask me why I didn’t just start at the start, cos I don’t really know.

I’ve one-clicked Luna and the Lie. Thanks Niki.

MichelleS December 13, 2018 at 7:18 PM

Amy – LMAO… Holy TRINITY, as in THREE books. No. The Novella does not count. Don’t get me started. I’ve reread that damn series 2x so I won’t forget the characters & plot. Grrrrrr

MichelleS December 13, 2018 at 7:21 PM

FLT: “The snows had come early. Even for Terrasen, the first of the autumnal flurries had barreled in far ahead of their usual arrival. Aedion Ashryver wasn’t entirely sure it was a blessing.” ok. I cheated. Three lines. I’m on Chapter 100 people. I’m finishing this beast off tonight. -Kingdom of Ash, by Sarah J. Maas

MichelleS December 13, 2018 at 7:24 PM

Maybe we should “fan fiction” an ending? She has Gypsy babies with Xan, Gerik kills all the Zombies in one fiery flame. The end.

Theresa silverberg December 13, 2018 at 8:43 PM

12/28 – Karina Halle – Nothing Personal

Jan December 13, 2018 at 8:43 PM

CHAPTER 100????? *gasp*

Theresa silverberg December 13, 2018 at 8:45 PM

1/29 – Lara Adrian – Run To Us – spin off of 100 series. So not paranormal

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