Latest Romance Book Releases – June 26th 2018

by Maryse on June 26, 2018 · 76 comments

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LAST BIG NEW RELEASE LIST OF THE MONTH!!! :D Plenty of goodies for us to play in today, like that one to the left (sounds SO FUN)!!!!! Plus, we love Emma Chase.

The ones that gave me a blurb jolt? THESE:

  • Getting Schooled (she’s substitute teaching, and her high school sweetheart is teaching there too…),
  • One Small Thing (Erin Watt’s latest!! And it’s forbiddeny!!)
  • The Problem with Him (SQUEE!! I’m a HUGE Rachel Higginson fanatic, have read this entire series so far and I am SO reading this – her latest cocky, jerk-faced chef romance!!)
  • The Darkest Warrior (Gena Showalter!!! I love this premise… total old-school paranormal romance at its best. Due to a prophesy, he has to steal her away from the man she’s in love with, and make her his queen. And she HATES him!!! YAY US!!!)
  • Kiss of Fire (another old-school sounding paranormal right up my alley. She’s a human and doesn’t believe all that supernatural stuff but… “when she’s saved from a vicious attack by a man who has the ability to turn into a fire-breathing dragon, she questions whether she’s losing her mind – or about to lose her heart...”) YES PLEASE!!!!
  • Blood Match (K.A. Linde!! She’s become a blood escort and has fallen for her vampire, but is taken by a depraved captor…)
  • The Cabin at the End of the World (paranormal horror and talk about the ultimate blurb-jolt!!! This is FOR ME. A tall stranger comes up to a little girl and introduces himself… and then …apologizes and tells Wen, “None of what’s going to happen is your fault”. GASP!!!!

P.S. While you’re here, don’t forget to check out my latest review (and 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).

AUDIOBOOK L:DVERS!

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!

 

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)

Tara: I PROMISE you that Dear Emily by Trudy Stiles is right up your alley. Tears, angst, drama. AND it’s a totally different story. It certainly isn’t like anything that I’ve read before. Trudy tells the story in a very unique way that drew me in immediately. I hear book 2 is coming out soon too!! sqeeee :) :)
If you want to buddy read this book – let me know! I’ll be happy to re-read it again!!

Heather: A really good book i couldnt put down was Dear Emily by Trudy Stiles last time i lookec she had 39/39 five star reviews. Keep the tissues handy though its an ugly cry type of book but so worth it.

  • Midnight Blue by L.J. Shen <— L.J. SHEN RECENT RELEASE SUPER-BARGAIN!! ROCK STAR & it blew Anne’s mind!!

JulieO: MIDNIGHT BLUE was delish! Read it right after it came out and really was a fan. 4.5 from me.

Anne: i need to tell you Maryse, last night i finished a book called “Midnight Blue” by L.J Shen (“normal” girl gets a job on a tour by one of the most famous rockstars in the world) and it BLEW MY MIND. Oh the plot twists and the angst!!!! Absolutely loved it! You need to check it out!!

 

 

PARANORMAL/FANTASY/SCI-FI/DYSTOPIAN NEW RELEASES:

  1. Iron and Magic (The Iron Covenant Book 1) by Ilona Andrews <— ILONA ANDREWS ALERT!! “No day is ordinary in a world where Technology and Magic compete for supremacy…But no matter which force is winning, in the apocalypse, a sword will always work.”
  2. The Cabin at the End of the World: A Novel by Paul Tremblay <— PARANORMAL HORROR? OH WOW THIS IS TOTALLY MY THING!!! “...One afternoon, as Wen catches grasshoppers in the front yard, a stranger unexpectedly appears in the driveway. Leonard is the largest man Wen has ever seen but he is young, friendly, and he wins her over almost instantly. Leonard and Wen talk and play until Leonard abruptly apologizes and tells Wen, “None of what’s going to happen is your fault”. Three more strangers then arrive at the cabin carrying unidentifiable, menacing objects. As Wen sprints inside to warn her parents, Leonard calls out: “Your dads won’t want to let us in, Wen. But they have to. We need your help to save the world…”
  3. The Darkest Warrior (Lords of the Underworld) by Gena Showalter <— GENA SHOWALTER ALERT!! HE HAS TO STEAL HER FROM THE MAN SHE LOVES…  ”…According to ancient prophecy, she is the key to avenging his past, saving his realm and ruling as king. All he must do? Steal her from the man she loves—and marry her. Gillian Shaw has suffered many tragedies in her too-short life, but nothing could have prepared the fragile human for her transition into immortality. To survive, she must wed a horned monster who both intrigues and frightens her…and become the warrior queen she was born to be...”
  4. Betrayed: (The Brookehaven Vampires #5) by Joann I. Martin Sowles
  5. Kiss of Fire: A Dragonfire Novel (The Dragonfire Novels Book 1) by Deborah Cooke <— DEBORAH COOKE ALERT!! ”When ace accountant Sara Keegan decides to settle down and run her quirky aunt’s New Age bookstore, she’s not looking for adventure. She doesn’t believe in fate or the magic of tarot cards, but when she’s saved from a vicious attack by a man who has the ability to turn into a fire-breathing dragon, she questions whether she’s losing her mind – or about to lose her heart...”
  6. Night Shade (Guardians of the Dark Book 4) by Bianca D’Arc
  7. Rebel Lion (Aloha Shifters: Pearls of Desire Book 3) by Anna Lowe
  8. The Science of Pleasure
  9. Blood Match: A Blood Type Novel (Blood Type Book 2) by K.A. Linde <— K.A. LINDE ALERT!!! “...Reyna Carpenter was promised paradise. She was delivered into hell. Giving up her body for money was supposed to be the hardest part of becoming a blood escort. She never expected to lose her heart to her dark, enigmatic boss, Beckham Anderson. After being taken by a depraved captor who plans to rule the world, Reyna will do anything to return to Beckham...”
        

 

CONTEMPORARY NEW RELEASES

  1. Getting Schooled by Emma Chase <— EMMA CHASE ALERT!! “…Callie has a pretty sweet life herself…on the other side of the country. But circumstances — that she’d prefer to never speak of again — have brought her back home, helping out her parents and substitute teaching at her old high school. Now she’s facing bickering, raging hormones, constant gossip, awkward weirdness, and drama galore…and that’s just the teachers. Just like old times… When Garrett offers to show his former high school sweetheart the secrets of his winning teacher ways, Callie jumps at the chance – and then has to stop herself from jumping him...”
  2. Three Days Missing by Kimberly Belle
  3. Billionaire’s Matchmaker (Titans) by Sierra Cartwright
  4. Arden (Undercover Billionaire Book 2) by Melody Anne
  5. Vance (Cowboys of Ransom Creek Book 5) by Debra Clopton
  6. One Small Thing by Erin Watt <— ERIN WATT ALERT!! FORBIDDEN ROMANCE… “…Fresh out of juvie and determined to start his life over, Chase has demons to face and much to atone for, including his part in the night Beth’s sister died. Beth, who has more reason than anyone to despise him, is willing to give him a second chance. A forbidden romance is the last thing either of them planned for senior year, but the more time they spend together, the deeper their feelings get. Now Beth has a choice to make—follow the rules, or risk tearing everything apart…again…”
  7. Built to Last (Black Knights Inc.) by Julie Ann Walker
  8. Father of the Groom (Love and Care Book 1) by Silvia Violet
  9. Wolf (Tall, Dark and Dangerous Book 2) by Bella Love-Wins
  10. Shielding Shayna: Brotherhood Protectors World (Special Forces & Brotherhood Protectors Series Book 6) by Heather Long
  11. The SEAL’s Surprise Bride (Special Forces: Operation Alpha) by Rachel McNeely
  12. SEAL by Fate (Ghost Hawk Ops Book 1) by Rhonda Lee Carver
  13. Me, please. (Iron Fury MC Book 5) by Bella Jewel <— BELLA JEWEL BIKER LOVE TRIANGLE ALERT!!! “...I don’t do love triangles. Hell, I don’t do women. I’ve learned that lesson the hard way. I get in. I get out. I do what I have to do.  Until I meet them. Two of them. Completely different. Both perfect. One, soft and sweet. Beautiful in a way that takes your breath away. The other, wild and crazy. The kind that makes your soul spark back to life. Both of them speak to me. Both of them want me. I’m in the middle of a mess, and with my own demons, I don’t know how to fight my way out of it...
  14. Inked Nights: A Montgomery Ink Novella by Carrie Ann Ryan
  15. The Highlander’s Promise: Highland Brides (Book 6) by Lynsay Sands
  16. One for the Rogue (Studies in Scandal) by Manda Collins
  17. Fingerprinted Hearts by Amy Spitzfaden
  18. All We Ever Wanted: A Novel by Emily Giffin <— EMILY GIFFIN ALERT!! “…Then, one photograph, snapped in a drunken moment at a party, changes everything. As the image spreads like wildfire, the Windsor community is instantly polarized, buzzing with controversy and assigning blame. At the heart of the lies and scandal, Tom, Nina, and Lyla are forced together—all questioning their closest relationships, asking themselves who they really are, and searching for the courage to live a life of true meaning…”
  19. The Fragile Ordinary by Samantha Young
  20. Liar, Liar by Lisa Jackson
  21. Knowing You (The Cursed Series, Part 2) by Rebecca Donovan
  22. Cajun Persuasion: A Cajun Novel (Cajun Books) by Sandra Hill <— SANDRA HILL ALERT!! HE’S IN LOVE WITH AN ALMOST-NUN… “…Alaskan pilot Aaron LeDeux came to Louisiana with his brother to discover his Cajun roots. But any hopes he had of returning home are extinguished when he agrees to help a crew of street monks and nuns rescue sex-trafficked girls. For the work has become his new calling. Plus, he’s in love with a gorgeous almost-nun named Fleur . . .”
  23. The Problem with Him (The Opposites Attract Series Book 3) by Rachel Higginson <— RACHEL HIGGINSON ALERT!!! THIS CHEF IS THE BANE OF HER EXISTENCE! “...I’m over men. I’m done with them. Or at least the ones that work in my kitchen. Fine, one man in particular. Wyatt Shaw is cocky and condescending and so far out of his element that he doesn’t know which way is up. Or how to run his brand new kitchen all by himself. That’s where I come in. Sous chef extraordinaire. Second in command. Bane of his existence...”
  24. Game Misconduct: A Baltimore Banners Hockey Romance (The Baltimore Banners Book 11) by Lisa B. Kamps
  25. Play Dirty (Jordan’s Game Book 4) by J.A. Huss
  26. Why Stars Chase the Sun (Forget Me Knot Series Book 1) by C.R. Ellis
  27. Stage Bound (Curtain Call Book 2): A Romantic Comedy by C.K. Wiles
  28. Moonlight Seduction: A de Vincent Novel (de Vincent series) by Jennifer L. Armentrout <— JENNIFER L. ARMENTROUT ALERT! SHE’S BACK IN TOWN… “…Avoiding Gabe should be easy, especially when so much of Nikki’s time is spent trying not to be stabbed in the back by the malicious hangers-on who frequent the mansion. But escaping memories of Gabe, much less his smoking-hot presence, is harder than expected—especially since he seems determined to be in Nikki’s space as much as possible…
  29. Chasing Him (Bishop Brothers Book 3) by Kennedy Fox
  30. White Knight by C.D. Reiss
  31. Jackal (The End of Men Book 2) by Tarryn Fisher & Willow Aster
  32. When You Knew (The Cabots Book 3) by Jamie Beck
  33. Her Knightmare by Sam Crescent <— SHE WAS TAKEN & HE SAVED HER… “…Charity has never been so afraid in her life. Being taken, threatened, beaten, nearly broken, she doesn’t believe anyone will come for her. But someone does. One man saves her from her captors, and she’ll never forget him. But now she’s back in her old world, expected to carry on as if nothing ever happened. The only person who makes her feel normal is Dwayne…
  34. Blackburn (Special Forces: Operation Alpha) by Brynne Asher
  35. Chaos: The Dogs of War, a Lost and Found Series Spinoff by J.M. Madden
  36. JUST JENNY (Blue Ridge Valley Book 1) by Sandra Owens
  37. Jostling Joker (Special Forces: Operation Alpha) (A SEALed Brotherhood Novella Book 3) by Victoria Bright
  38. Pitbull (Special Forces: Operation Alpha) (GSG 9 – CIRO Book 3) by Kendra Mei Chailyn
  39. Courting Sin by Mercy Celeste <— M/M ROMANCE ALERT!!! “...friends with benefits off the court for almost as long, Sinclair and Thompson are on top of the world. Until a photo of Sin and Riley in a compromising position goes viral. Shouldn’t be a problem, Sin and Riley have been together for years. Except, Riley is straight. Or so he claims...”
  40. Speed Dating the Boss (Cowboys and Angels Book 1) by Sue Brown <— M/M ROMANCE ALERT!!
  41. The Pursuit Of… (The Worth Saga) by Courtney Milan <— M/M ROMANCE ALERT!!
  42. Light My Fire (Man of the Month Book 11) by J. Kenner
  43. My Kind of Love (Pride, Oregon Book 2) by Jill Sanders
  44. Enlightened End (Lotus House Book 7) by Audrey Carlan
  45. Faster: A Rock and Roll Romance by Deana Birch
  46. SEAL by Fate (Ghost Hawk Ops Book 1) by Rhonda Lee Carver
  47. Rush (Hector & Millie) (Seaside Valleria #1) by Marianne Knightly
                                              

 

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

  1. Knowing You (The Cursed Series, Part 2) by Rebecca Donovan - June 27th 2018
  2. Game Misconduct: A Baltimore Banners Hockey Romance (The Baltimore Banners Book 11) by Lisa B. Kamps - June 27th 2018
  3. Play Dirty (Jordan’s Game Book 4) by J.A. Huss - June 27th 2018
  4. Chasing Him (Bishop Brothers Book 3) by Kennedy Fox - June 28th 2018
  5. White Knight by C.D. Reiss – June 29th 2018
  6. Jackal (The End of Men Book 2) by Tarryn Fisher & Willow Aster - June 29th 2018
  7. Do Not Respond by M.R. Field - June 29th 2018
  8. The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air) by Kelly St. Clare & Raye Wagner – June 30th 2018
  9. Shameless King by Maya Hughes
  10. Burning Lies (Special Forces: Operation Alpha) (Air Force Fire Protection Specialists Book 4) by Jen Talty
  11. The Thinnest Air by Minka Kent – July 1st 2018
  12. Smoke and Iron (The Great Library) by Rachel Caine – July 3rd 2018
  13. Destiny Mine (Tormentor Mine Book 3) by Anna Zaires - July 3rd 2018
  14. The Last Time I Lied: A Novel by Riley Sager - July 3rd 2018
  15. Wolf’s Mate (Crescent Moon Series Book 7) by Katie Reus – July 3rd 2018
  16. Built to Last (Black Knights Inc.) by Julie Ann Walker – July 3rd 2018
  17. Dirty Defiance (Filthy Series Book 3) by Chelle Bliss - July 3rd 2018
               

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Leslie M June 26, 2018 at 6:19 AM

Good morning! I haven’t been sleeping AT ALL so please pass extra strong coffee.

Getting Schooled & The Problem With Him look good!

I am getting ready to make beef bolognese (for first time, let’s hope it’s good) and do tons of cleaning and laundry. I need to find good audiobook to keep me company.

Amy June 26, 2018 at 7:26 AM

I’m actually jealous of Leslie…I want to stay home and do laundry and clean all day! Instead I have to leave my to-do list behind and go to work. BOOOOOO!!!

*sigh*

Well, happy new-release Tuesday anyway, ladies! Star spangled martinis for everyone tonight. :D

Amy June 26, 2018 at 7:27 AM

Oh, and in honor of Jean, I’m clicking Getting Schooled. Holy moly does it sound FUN.

Maryse June 26, 2018 at 8:38 AM

I want the Cabin at the end of the World!!! BADLY. BADDDDLY!! And I will be starting Rachel Higginson’s latest because I love her chefs.

bev June 26, 2018 at 8:43 AM

It’s summer time. It’s summer vacation time.
Yay!

bev June 26, 2018 at 9:51 AM

Ok, I have to share this because it made me smile….and I think it is so true. Plus, I always live that quote from My So Called Life.
It is hard to describe but it is those little things sometimes. And I love when an author writes them into a story.
Ok, I’ll admit one. Sometimes the way a guy wears a watch is sexy, lol. *shrug*
https://frolic.media/writing-crushtworthy-characters-by-kass-morgan/

bev June 26, 2018 at 9:58 AM

Anyone with Netflix I keep seeing great buzz for Set It Up.

Jean June 26, 2018 at 9:58 AM

Good morning!

And I am honored Amy! That book sounds good so keep us updated!

Maryse, I just bought the 2nd book in the Opposites Attract series by Rachel. Did you read that one too?

Jean June 26, 2018 at 9:59 AM

Oh and I WISH I had off for the summer! So jealous….

Maryse June 26, 2018 at 10:30 AM

Jean I did!! I loved it. I loved the first one more, because the banter between the two was hilarious and he was so moody and yet kept stealing her food. LOL! Anyway, I loved that couple the most, but #2 is GREAT too.

Maryse June 26, 2018 at 10:31 AM

Bev… my mom was “meh” on Set It Up but she’s not big into comedies. I will likely give it a go this weekend.

Jean June 26, 2018 at 10:47 AM

Oh good Maryse because the 3rd book sounds great too, but I have this “thing” where I have to read the series in order even if they are standalones! I loved the first book too, except I remember the slow burn killing me!

bev June 26, 2018 at 11:08 AM

Wait.
Why I thought you rec’d that book to Amy and that was why she was reading it in your honor.

steph June 26, 2018 at 11:18 AM

The Problem with him!!!!!!! I’m pretty sure I 5 starred the first two books. It is KU and I am loaded at 10 titles, 8 of which that have been there FOREVER. My July goal is to read AT LEAST half of them. :)

I couldn’t get into Midnight Blue. I’ve been stuck at 28% for months.

Maryse June 26, 2018 at 11:24 AM

Amy I love doing housework!!! I’m such a weirdo. LOL! I love what my house smells like when I go all out.

Cheryl June 26, 2018 at 11:28 AM

I’ll read The Problem With Him with you Maryse! I agree on book #2, it was hard to live up to the banter in book #1.

Leslie M June 26, 2018 at 11:30 AM

Jean, I agree that you need to read them in order because they have cross-over characters. I was opposite of Maryse where I liked book 2 better than 1 but both were good! :)

Cheryl June 26, 2018 at 11:34 AM

School’s out and I have my to-do list. Unfortunately, today’s has been blown to hell because today has been phone call day to make appointments and right now I am on terminal hold with dental insurance- so far 30 minutes. Why did my dentist have to retire?! Thank god for speaker phone.

Maryse June 26, 2018 at 11:42 AM

YAY Cheryl!! Buddy read. I’m going to start it now. :D

Cheryl June 26, 2018 at 11:53 AM

Ok Maryse, I might as well do something while I’m on terminal hold! Starting now too!

Robyn June 26, 2018 at 12:11 PM

Good Morning Ladies!!

Maryse, I was so excited to see The Wicked King on your above list. I’ve been waiting for this book like mad! I clicked and the link took me to Holly Black’s WK book which isn’t due out until January 2019. The book up above is Holly Black’s title and link but it’s a different author. So yes, my heart sunk because I really have to wait till January.

But, I did get a couple of PNR goodies…Iron and Magic and Kiss of Fire.

Maryse June 26, 2018 at 1:14 PM

Thank you Robyn!! I went ahead and took it down. I don’t know how it got in there… :D

Michele G June 26, 2018 at 1:49 PM

Bev – I actually watched Set It Up last night with my daughter (who is 21). It wasn’t bad – - but not as good as I was hoping for. It had a cute premise but just really never wow’ed me. We both really enjoyed the Kissing Booth (also on Netflix) so you may want to check that one out.

bev June 26, 2018 at 2:09 PM

Michele G, thanks for the feedback. The trailer looked so cute.
I don’t actually have Netflix so couldn’t watch it right now any way. Plus, way too many k dramas half watched.

Tasha J June 26, 2018 at 2:31 PM

Well, I’ve just finished Lying in Wait. My mouth dropped at the end. It was a very well written, engrossing read. I kept thinking these people are completely nuts throughout. And even though it was predictable, it still felt fresh to me and I was thoroughly invested in the characters. And I’m mad for them.

bev June 26, 2018 at 3:10 PM

You’re mad for them. I like that expression.

Hey, have you kept up with Secretary Kim?

Tasha J June 26, 2018 at 4:33 PM

I actually tried to start up ep. 4 two nights ago Bc the baby was being stubborn to go to sleep, but the one I tried didn’t have captions. Then I went to try it from another site, but the baby wasn’t having it so I gave up. Today has been a day. And tonight will be the same so maybe tomorrow? I’ll let u know when I do. I am determined to keep up w/it.

Tessa June 26, 2018 at 5:35 PM

I’m currently reading Blood Match. :) I had that one pre-ordered as well as Iron and Magic. If you want to read Blood Match, you HAVE to read Blood Type first. The first was really good, so I’m hoping the second is even half that. :D

People, if you read the Kate Daniels books, Iron and Magic is Hugh’s story!

bev June 26, 2018 at 5:43 PM

Tasha, I think Viki is a month trial. Just stop account before due date.

I’m too hot. Love summer but not made for heat, lol

Robyn June 26, 2018 at 8:27 PM

Tessa I have Blood Type but haven’t read it yet and so far Iron and Magic is good!

Tessa June 26, 2018 at 8:39 PM

Awesome! I was torn today. It is even worse. My favorite game, Guild Wars 2, just released a new episode today. Each episode means more storyline. Sadly, something happened and it kind of broke the game. lol So, though I really want to play it, I can’t. I’m just waiting for it to be fixed now. But, game story, new Ilona Andrews, and new KA Linde PNR… That’s insane for one day!

Jan June 27, 2018 at 2:30 AM

Leslie I’m with you and like the look of both Getting Schooled and The Problem With Him too. I liked the other Opposites Attract books too, but I’m on the ‘book 2 was better than bk1′ team. But I liked both and hope this one is a goodie too. I didn’t know this one was coming. Nice!

*rubs hands together in booky anticipation then goes to set table for dinner*

bev June 27, 2018 at 7:58 AM

How have none of us read Crazy Rich Asians?
I keep seeing it every where because of the movie, usually at least one of us reads the popular book.

MichelleS June 27, 2018 at 10:14 AM

I’m reading a perfect “summer read”. It’s a time travel romance. She’s an antique store owner who finds a photograph she’s drawn to. She gets thrown back to 1912 Charleston & is the wife of a broody, well off man who hates her. She wants to get back to her fiancé in 2017. Really good story so far! It’s called The Surviving Trace. It’s got the formula I love: feisty girl, brooding man. Yay.

MichelleS June 27, 2018 at 11:48 AM

And I love the cover. Not that it matters, but… you know…. I’m shallow like that! No abs, no beard, no man bun.

Tasha J June 27, 2018 at 11:51 AM

I read the sample a few weeks ago, but there was a lot going on just in that little bit and I couldn’t focus/wasn’t in the mood at the time.

Robyn June 27, 2018 at 12:39 PM

MichelleS, I love Calia Read’s books. I first fell in love with when I read her Sloan Brothers trilogy. You can’t go wrong with any of her books!

MichelleS June 27, 2018 at 2:43 PM

Tasha – I hear ya’. Have to be in the mood for ANY book. I was feeling Outlander Nostalgia.

Tasha J June 27, 2018 at 3:22 PM

Yours sounded really good too, I’ve downloaded the sample, Michelle. But first, I’m making myself stick with Providence. It is a little darker and more serious and I just got done with a thriller, so I wasn’t sure I could do another in a row, but I want to finish it. And I am into it, it’s early though.

My daughter’s friend texted me today. She doesn’t get calls or anything yet, so I was pleasently surprised. She called herself her bff. Lol And my daughter was so excited, they were on the phone for over an hour. Playing computer games and what not. I’ve had to tell her a couple times now it’s time to join the world of the living and no more talking on phone or in text form today. Totally reiterates why she doesn’t need a phone until she gets her license. I’m still happy for her, but geez!

Amy June 27, 2018 at 4:00 PM

Robyn! Agreed 100%!! I freaking loved the first two Sloan brothers books (didn’t read the older brother’s book yet). That scene in Every Which Way in the coffee shop parking lot, with both brothers, where sh!t got real, and then the McDonald’s parking lot right after…GAH!! I’ve re-read those scenes so many times.

bev…Netflix sucks. Hulu is better. Yet I can’t bring myself to cancel Netflix because what if I miss something? Besides, hubby loves Stranger Things and would be SO mad at me. *giggle*

Tessa…I just clicked Blood Type. Thought I already had it but guess not. Grown up vampire action!

Amy June 27, 2018 at 4:01 PM

MichelleS, you KNOW I’m just as shallow when it comes to covers. ;)

bev June 27, 2018 at 4:06 PM
Amy June 27, 2018 at 4:39 PM

What. The. Actual. F$&k.

I’m afraid to even google it.

bev June 27, 2018 at 5:01 PM

Lol.
Amy I say you have it.

Amy June 27, 2018 at 5:17 PM

OMG you went there!! Bahahahahaha!!!!!

Cheryl June 27, 2018 at 6:54 PM

Bev, I don’t even know what to say about that.

Cheryl June 27, 2018 at 6:54 PM

MichelleS, is that a continuing series? Says that one is book #1.

bev June 27, 2018 at 6:56 PM

It’s a compliment…..really. I actually get it in away. Just wish it wasn’t named that, lol.

Amy June 27, 2018 at 7:55 PM

Sale alert! Josie and Jack by Kelly Braffet is on sale for 1.99…it sounds promising. *rubs hands together*

Leslie M June 28, 2018 at 8:20 AM

Shameless King not only sounds good but THAT COVER!! *fans self*

Whiskey Girl sounds fabulous but that guy on cover is total turn off! *gag*

Disgrace….hmmmm…I gotta say, I am scardies of B. Cherry’s books. They are so gut wrenching. Despite my EPIC love for Behind the Bars, Idk if I can handle this one. Also, this cover is weird…to much fake contouring or something.

Jean June 28, 2018 at 8:42 AM

Leslie, I agree the cover is weird for Disgrace, BUT it’s B Cherry and I have loved every single one of her books!

Tessa June 28, 2018 at 11:48 AM

FLT:
“Wake up!”
Iron and Magic by Ilona Andrews

Finished Blood Match – Really good and absolutely loved it. There was a small discrepancy that was already disproven, but who cares. I adored it.

Amy June 28, 2018 at 1:09 PM

I agree, Disgraced’s cover is cringeworthy but the blurb is YES!

FLT
“The road that led me here has been long and tiresome.” ~ Healer by BN Toler

bev June 28, 2018 at 1:27 PM

Now I have Here I go Again by Whitesnake in my head.

Thanks.

bev June 28, 2018 at 1:30 PM

FLT: David Hammar peered out the domed window of the helicopter.
All In by Simona Ahrnstedt

Grey June 28, 2018 at 2:04 PM

FLT: My son’s first word wasn’t Daddy or Mummy. ~ Lies by T.M. Logan

Michele G June 28, 2018 at 2:28 PM

FLT: “Just breathe,” my mom would say. – - Ten Tiny Breaths by K.A.Tucker

Theresa silverberg June 28, 2018 at 2:29 PM

Rachel Robinson’s Tossing It is LIVE day early

Tessa June 28, 2018 at 2:30 PM

Michele G! OMG, I LOVED that book so much.

Tasha J June 28, 2018 at 2:42 PM

FLT: “I brung Pedro home for Thanksgiving break and tomorrow I have to bring him back to school.” Providence by Caroline Kepnes

Michele G June 28, 2018 at 3:43 PM

Tessa, it is sooo good!

Jan June 28, 2018 at 5:00 PM

Hmm yeah. What’s with the cover of Disgrace? The book might be good, but there appears to be something wrong with that guy’s torso.

FLT:
If I were a vegetable, I would be…kohlrabi.

LOL. from rachel Higginson’s brand newie. The Problem With Him. I’m liking it so far.

Cheryl June 28, 2018 at 7:43 PM

My FLT is the same as Jan’s and should be Maryse’s, unless she finished it. ;)

Leslie M June 28, 2018 at 7:58 PM

FLT:

The little hairs on the back of my neck stand up and without having to turn around I know William Fox is close by.

Kiss Me Back – The Panic Series by Sidney Halston

This is book 3 of series and I have been enjoying them all. I also been reading and enjoying True North series by Sarina Bowen (I will be starting book 4 soon)

Leslie M June 28, 2018 at 8:05 PM

Jean, you might have to guinea pig Disgrace for me and let me know just how heartwrenching it is.

Bev, Whitesnake! *giggles and blushes while remembering silly me of the 80′s who loved that music*

Michele G, Ten Tiny Breaths was a good one, but if you haven’t read Until it Fades, I highly recommend!!

Michele G June 28, 2018 at 9:06 PM

Leslie – I loved Until It Fades!! I also have been reading Sarina Bowen’s True North series – just finished book 3 too! It’s a great series!

Amy June 28, 2018 at 10:46 PM

Everything You Want Me to Be by Mindy Mejia is on sale for 2.99, normally 11.99! It made my favorites list last year. :D

Jean June 28, 2018 at 10:54 PM

I just went to check it out Amy and already have it!!!! I’ll have to move it up on my tbr.

Michele G, I’ve been wanting to read that True North series for a while now!

Jean June 28, 2018 at 10:55 PM

Leslie, I will be reading Disgrace soon…. keep you updated

Jean June 28, 2018 at 10:58 PM

Oh Leslie, I loved the Panic series too….. sorry I keep scrolling up to catch up on comments!

Amy June 28, 2018 at 10:59 PM

YAY Jean!!! *happy dance*

Maryse June 29, 2018 at 9:03 AM

YAY! I’m adding it Amy! :D

Maryse June 29, 2018 at 9:17 AM

OMG AMY!!!!! Josie and Jack sounds INCREDIBLE!! MINE!!!

MichelleS June 29, 2018 at 10:35 AM

Forgot my FLT!!!

“Robley sat in his uncle’s solar, his thoughts drifting like thistledown in a stiff breeze.” – The Highlander’s Barhain by B. Longley.

Was still in the mood for old fashioned time travel romance. Heehee.

Jean June 29, 2018 at 10:38 AM

I forgot mine too:

FLT: I’ve been told that I am a survivor, tough, beautiful, and quirky, but the truth is, it’s my disguise; my shield. (Playing With Monsters)

MichelleS June 29, 2018 at 11:46 AM

Josie & Jack sounds intriguing… in a creepy kind of way. Sounds dark. May have to pick it up after all my light time travel romance reading!

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