Monday early birds & some HIGHLY anticipated preorders going live at midnight!!!

by Maryse on June 6, 2016 · 81 comments

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<— Okay so tomorrow is gonna be AWESOME!!!! There will be some serious squirreling going on, ’cause there are at least FIVE books on that list that I had been dying to read, let alone the ones that I still have to explore the blurbs for!

Taylor Jenkins-Reid (my FAVORITE!), Cara McKenna (my FAVORITE), Tracey Garvis-Graves (my FAVORITE), Stephen King (my FAVORITE) Tee hee…. I could go on and on, ’cause tomorrow’s list is LOADED in our favorites (including T.M Frazier <— surprise pre-order!!! AND Nicole Jacquelyn which is my read for tomorrow).

In fact, I have already read and reviewed two of the books going live tomorrow (here’s my review for One True Loves and here’s my review for Killing the Sun), I’m reading a third one right now (Idol <— it’s a rock star book and I’m so into it… maybe I’ll have the review up tonight), and then first thing in the morning (well, after I finish the BIG new release post), I’m moving on to Unbreak My Heart (<— OMG THIS ONE! I would have already started it, but Amy and I wanna buddy-read it so I’m waiting’ for her).

Poor Amy… I just realized, by locking her into a buddy-read with me for Unbreak My Heart (which we’re both dying to read ’cause it sound EXACTLY like the angsty, unrequited-love romance that we devour), she can’t jump right into One True Loves that she was (is!!) DYING to read. I feel bad… P.S. JOIN OUR BUDDY READ!!! :D

Amy: I want to start it on Tuesday BUT I am supposed to BR Unbreak My Heart with MARYSE on Tuesday. Unless she already read it and didn’t tell me. *side-eyes Maryse* In which case the earrings are coming off…then I’ll have to hide them because she’ll get all “shiny!” on me and take them. :P

bev: She did. She did read it.

Amy: What?? WHAT?!?? MARYYYYYYYYYYSE!!! Where are you?!?

Maryse: I’m here Amy. I’m reading now… (but not our buddy read!! I promise)… although I DID read One True Loves. ;) *sideeyes bev* Tattler! :P

Amy: Maryse…phew!! *wipes forehead and relaxes* Thought I was going to be on my own for that one. ;) Okay, you can go back to your reading (which is…?) now that I’m through angrily stomping around here.

Maryse: Right now I’m reading Idol (she finds him – rock star!! – passed out on her lawn… it’s SO funny!!! She doesn’t realize he’s famous yet…)

No matter what we read tomorrow… YAY ME!!!!! LOL!!!!! ‘Cause the upcoming new releases are right up my ALLEY!!!


  1. Dark Sexy Knight (a modern fairytale) by Katy Regnery <— THE LATEST IN HER MODERN FAIRYTALE SERIES!!! Nancy found it for us sayings: “As the biggest fan of Katy Regnery’s Modern Fairytales. I am so excited that Dark Sexy Knight is now LIVE” and Selma finished it! “Loved this book!” (also on Amazon UK)
  2. Nolan: Return to Signal Bend by Susan Fanetti <— GRITTY BIKER SERIES ALERT!!! LIVE!!!! Linda says: I highly recommend the Signal Bend series! I’ve read them all and it’s a series that will stay with you. Each book becomes more and more intense. Love this author. Series reading order. (also on Amazon UK)
  3. Six by K.I. Lynn <— DARK READ KIDNAP ALERT! “Kidnapped and on the run, my life and death is in the hands of a sadist captor who happens to be my one-night stand…” (also on Amazon UK)
  4. Big Vamp on Campus (Half-Moon Hollow Series Book 7) by Molly Harper
  5. Love Me (Brie’s Submission, #2) by Red Phoenix
  6. Stanton Bliss: Stanton by T L Swan <— FORBIDDEN LOVE TABOO!! LIVE LIVE LIVE!! The conclusion to this forbidden love series is up!!! Danielle says “It’s taboo and super angsty!” ALSO: series reading order (<— important!!) and also on Amazon UK
  7. Homeward Bound (Journeyman Book 1) by Golden Czermak
  8. A Promise Kept by Anissa Garcia <— FAMOUS ACTOR MOVES NEXT DOOR ALERT! She didn’t ever want to fall in live again but… “Having Hollywood heartthrob Evan Matthews move in next door with his alluring good looks, charisma, wit, and sexy smile is a temptation that runs the risk of compromising the importance of that promise…” (also on Amazon UK)
  9. Paradise Found: Cain (Paradise Stories Book 2) by L.B. Dunbar <— MMA FIGHTER ALERT!
  10. Foolproof Love by Katee Robert <— FAKE RELATIONSHIP WITH A BULLRIDER ALERT! “…this thing between them has an expiration date. Putting down roots isn’t in Adam’s blood, and Jules’s roots in Devil’s Falls are bedrock deep. He’ll leave, even if it rips out his heart…” (also on Amazon UK)
  11. Engaging the Bachelor (Pulse) by Cathryn Fox <— FAKE ENGAGEMENT WITH A DOCTOR ALERT!
  12. Playing the Perfect Boyfriend (Gone Hollywood) by Julie Particka <— FAKE RELATIONSHIP WITH A FAMOUS ACTOR ALERT!
  13. Vivid Lies by Alyne Robers <— TWIN SISTERS, THEIR GUY BEST FRIEND, and a new guy comes into the mix… “Nothing goes as planned. Things are never as they seem. No one is who they say they are. The lies are so vivid, they are almost real.” (also on Amazon UK)
  14. From Fake to Forever by Jennifer Shirk <— FAMOUS ACTOR & A PRESCHOOL TEACHER ALERT! OMG it sounds SOOOOO SWEET!!! And maybe funny? “Sandra Moyer’s preschool is struggling, so when her sister suggests allowing a super-famous actor to research his latest role there, she reluctantly agrees. Except the actor turns out to be Ben Capshaw—a playboy who’s never serious…” (also on Amazon UK)



  1. One True Loves: A Novel by Taylor Jenkins Reid – June 7th 2016 (here’s MY REVIEW)!! (here is the book also on Amazon UK)
  2. All the Rage by T.M Frazier  - June 7th 2016 (also on Amazon UK)
  3. Idol (VIP Book 1) by Kristen Callihan - June 7th 2016 <— I’m reading this one RIGHT NOW!!! (also on Amazon UK)
  4. Rootbound by Shannon Mayer - June 7th 2016 (also on Amazon UK)
  5. Coast (Kick Push Book 2) (The Road 3) by Jay McLean - June 7th 2016 (also on Amazon UK)
  6. Unbreak My Heart by Nicole Jacquelyn - June 7th 2016 <—- I’m BUDDY-READING this one tomorrow!! :D (also on Amazon UK)
  7. Killing The Sun: Part 1 by Mara White & K. Larsen - June 7th 2016 (here’s MY REVIEW)!!! (also on Amazon UK)
  8. Downtown Devil: A Sins in the City Novel by Cara McKenna – June 7th 2016 (also on Amazon UK)
  9. End of Watch: A Novel (The Bill Hodges Trilogy) by Stephen King  - June 7th 2016 (also on Amazon UK)
  10. White-Hot Hack: Kate and Ian #2 by Tracey Garvis Graves - June 7th 2016 (also on Amazon UK)
  11. Amber Fire by Lisa Renee Jones – June 7th 2016 (also on Amazon UK)
  12. Unbreak My Heart by Nicole Jacquelyn  – June 7th 2016 (also on Amazon UK)
  13. Nothing More by Anna Todd - SPINOFF!!  June 7th 2016 (also on Amazon UK)
  14. Struck from the Record by K.A. Linde – June 7th 2016
  15. Speechless (Pier 70 Book 3) by Nicole Edwards – June 7th 2016
  16. Love Thy Enemy (romantic suspense) (Red Stone Security Series Book 13) by Katie Reus – June 7th 2016
  17. BURN (L.A. Untamed Book 2) by Ruth Clampett – June 7th 2016
  18. To Love a Wolf (SWAT) by Paige Tyler – June 7th 2016
  19. Wicked Burn (Realm Enforcers) by Rebecca Zanetti – June 7th 2016

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R. Renee June 6, 2016 at 10:15 AM

I can’t focus today because I keep refreshing USPS tracking page waiting on One True Loves. Like it’s going to magically get here faster. It’s in Fort Worth right now, so if Fabi could just swing by and pick it up and meet me in Waco…I’ll buy lunch!

Now I remember why I love my Kindle app.

Tessa June 6, 2016 at 10:56 AM

Oh good. Coast is tomorrow. :) I need to read that after the ending of Kick, Push. That is, if I’m done with Midnight Marked by Chloe Neill by then.

Maryse June 6, 2016 at 11:16 AM

And then… R. Renee and Fabi… if you’re going to be in Waco, can y’all go to The Magnolia shops (Chip & Johanna’s silos) and show me stuff? I wanna go there SO BAD!

R. Renee June 6, 2016 at 11:18 AM

Oh I know!!! I can’t believe I live in driving distance and I’ve never been there!

Fabi June 6, 2016 at 12:23 PM

Sure R. I’ll gladly pick up in exchange for lunch. :-)

Remind me again why you had to order it instead of downloading it?

See Maryse, that’s the problem with living in Florida. We all go vacation “to Florida” but most people don’t vacation “away from Florida”. :-/

I can’t believe you’re reading Idol. I am beyond tempted by that book.

Does anyone else’s fingers tingle when you want to 1-click so bad but you know you won’t even be able to think about reading a new book until you read the next 5 lined up on your tbr?

Cheryl June 6, 2016 at 12:24 PM

So many new releases I want to read. I don’t know what to start with! Maybe I’ll BR with you Maryse and Amy.

R. Renee June 6, 2016 at 12:29 PM

I love owning paperbacks or hardcovers for my favorite writers and it occurred to me that many of the books I love are almost the same price in Kindle, so I might as well get the pretty book for my shelf!! But, now I’m kicking myself because I want to read it asap, so I may end up downloading it too! I’ll be going through this again when Full Tilt and I Swear on This Life come out!

Lunch will have to wait though. We have some shopping to do for Maryse!

Ela June 6, 2016 at 12:32 PM

No words! Just no words! There is just too much!

Lauren June 6, 2016 at 1:37 PM

Beautiful Oblivion by Jamie McGuire is $1.99, down from $7.99.

Tessa June 6, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Fabi, does that mean I can kick out all the tourist? :P I grew up in the other tourist state. I still get annoyed with spring breakers as a result. And a lot of them were from FL! They exchanged sunshine to visit sunshine? Weird.

Fabi June 6, 2016 at 2:11 PM

hahaha Tessa. You have my permission to kick out the tourists.

Wait a minute…didn’t you just come back from vacation in Orlando?

Maryse June 6, 2016 at 2:20 PM

YAY!!!! Shopping for Maryse!

So this tropical storm is pretty on and off all day. I do enjoy the rain!!

Tessa June 6, 2016 at 2:27 PM

ROFL. Yes. However, their Disneyworld and Universal are way better than ours. I grew up in a beach city. Why fly 2000 miles to go to a beach?

Tessa June 6, 2016 at 2:28 PM

Oooh. I want a tropical storm! I’d love a rainy day today.

Maryse June 6, 2016 at 2:53 PM

Tessa, what state are you in again?

Tessa June 6, 2016 at 2:55 PM

California. :) We don’t get tropical storms at all here.

Jean June 6, 2016 at 3:07 PM

Wow, this list is overwhelmingly great! And yes Fabi, I want to 1-click Idol sooooooo bad, but that would be like throwing my TBR list out the window…..well, I’ve done that a lot lately anyway so……

For those of you who haven’t read Kick Push by Jay McLean, it’s .99$ today. Loved that book, but the ending kinda left you hanging…..with Coast coming out tomorrow though, there’s no excuse!

Okay, who else is brave enough to BR Unbreak My Heart with Maryse and Amy. I was going to, but I’m feeling a little squirrelly….

I love the rainy days with my Kindle in my lap!

Jean June 6, 2016 at 3:10 PM

I know it’s not first line Thursday, but I just had to share this first line:

“For my eternal mate, I choose Ryan Gosling. Strip him, bathe him, and bring him to my bed.” (Desiring Red by Kristen Miller – provided by NetGalley)

Ela June 6, 2016 at 3:12 PM

I would Jean if I really didn’t want to read Six and step back onto the dark side :)

Trying to finish up Hooker and I have to say that this book is DRAGGING AND THE CHICK AND GUY ARE BOTH EFIN ANNOYING A LOT OF THE TIMES BUT I WILL NOT DNF!

Jean June 6, 2016 at 3:16 PM

Oooo Ela, yeah Six looks so good too! You can be the guinea pig for that one!

I know, I never DNF no matter how much I’m suffering.

Cheryl June 6, 2016 at 3:16 PM

Since I can’t make up my mind which book to read next I’ll BR with you Maryse, Amy & Jean!!

Jean June 6, 2016 at 3:20 PM

Yay Cheryl!! I think we will need the support!

Ela June 6, 2016 at 4:10 PM

Geez! Nobody wanna guinea pig with me? Fabi???? Six by KI Lynn!

Fabi June 6, 2016 at 4:53 PM

Ela, we just read a dark one. I have to get a little break between them. :-(

Theresa June 6, 2016 at 5:05 PM

Marsye, Paige Tyler and Katie Reus have books coming out tomorrow

Anne June 6, 2016 at 6:06 PM

I can’t wait for White Hot Hack and Idol! :D

Amy June 6, 2016 at 6:28 PM

“I would have already started it, but Amy and I wanna buddy-read it so I’m waiting’ for her” <——- And I love ya for that!!! You had it early but waited…you are the bestest ever!! *huge squeezy hug*

Sooooo, Jean and Cheryl are joining us (YAY!)…anyone else going to hang out in the heartbreak blankie fort with us? Brownies and martinis are a given in there, you know… ;)

Idol, A Promise Kept (still have yet to find another Ryan Christianson, but hope springs eternal ;) ), Vivid Lies (no reviews yet but HOLY MOLY, that blurb!)…what great surprises today! :D

bev June 6, 2016 at 6:29 PM

Fabi……just squirrel.

bev June 6, 2016 at 6:30 PM

Hey, Amy? You know who is the bestest ever?

Amy June 6, 2016 at 6:31 PM

Those of you who don’t DNF…kudos to y’all. Seriously! I have DNF’d so many lately. I feel badly about it but… *shrugs*

Amy June 6, 2016 at 6:32 PM

Don’t tell me…Sherlock.


Jean June 6, 2016 at 6:33 PM


Jean June 6, 2016 at 6:35 PM

Oh can I bring my hubby too? He’s an electrician! Very useful! Lol!

bev June 6, 2016 at 6:37 PM

Fabi & MichelleS.
For watching Sherlock.

Amy June 6, 2016 at 6:40 PM


Fabi June 6, 2016 at 6:44 PM

bahahabahaha Bev – I don’t even know what to say.

On another note, I can’t squirrel right now because I have to finish an ARC that comes out tomorrow and I have a loan expiring in a couple of days that I haven’t even started yet.

Janet June 6, 2016 at 7:16 PM

Deborah ‘s Inferno – Book 4 of the Heat series – came out today

Janet June 6, 2016 at 7:18 PM

Sorry that was Deborah Bladon’s Inferno – part 4 of the Heat series came out today.

Lisa June 6, 2016 at 7:55 PM

Damn. I want to buddy read with Maryse, Amy & Jean but its only available here as audio or paperback….even when I try to order on US amazon. It will take forever for paperback to reach me…’ll be 100 books past this one by then! :(

Cheryl June 6, 2016 at 8:17 PM

Is it midnight yet?!!! I don’t want to start another book, but damn I was hoping one of the new releases would release early. *pouts*

R. Renee June 6, 2016 at 8:17 PM

Right?? This is the longest day EVER.

Maryse June 6, 2016 at 8:35 PM

Who’s Sherlock? :|

Sharon June 6, 2016 at 8:37 PM

I can’t believe there is a me Stanton book!!!!

Sharon June 6, 2016 at 8:37 PM

I meant . . . New Stanton. Guess I got excited!

bev June 6, 2016 at 8:38 PM

Amnesia! !

bev June 6, 2016 at 8:39 PM

Stay calm Maryse. Yes, your name is Maryse.
Your nicknames are Maurice & Marmie.

bev June 6, 2016 at 8:41 PM

First things first.
This is your blog. Your book blog. BUT, (and this is important) you made a sacred oath that you would not read another book until you watched Sherlock.

bev June 6, 2016 at 8:42 PM

“Why?” , you ask.

I saved your life.

Cheryl June 6, 2016 at 8:42 PM

At least you can click on the books on Amazon and read the samples already.

Cheryl June 6, 2016 at 8:43 PM

Bev, you are one of a kind. You crack me up!!!!

Lisa June 6, 2016 at 8:49 PM

Maryse sometimes your name is Master, when autocorrect deems it so!

bev June 6, 2016 at 8:51 PM


Lisa June 6, 2016 at 9:08 PM

Hilarious…..Ive done it by accident a couple of times by not checking my stupid autocorrect….who thinks he knows better than me (cos obviously autocorrect is a He).

Maryse June 6, 2016 at 9:08 PM


Is Sherlock my book-boyfriend?

Maryse June 6, 2016 at 9:09 PM

Ohhhh so Sherlock is my sub?? NICE! :P

bev June 6, 2016 at 9:15 PM

Maryse you are not a dom. Well you weren’t, maybe you will be in this new life.

And, yes, he may enjoy that. You won’t know until you watch.

You know that one little scar you have? Yes, that one.
That is from your blood oath.
To watch Sherlock.

Fabi June 6, 2016 at 9:34 PM

No matter what else is going on. I can always come here for a good laugh.

Fabi June 6, 2016 at 9:35 PM

So, ah, I guess it’s obvious which ones here will give in to peer pressure. ;-)

bev June 6, 2016 at 10:00 PM

Fabi, sometimes it’s not peer pressure.
Sometimes it’s pity.

Grace June 7, 2016 at 4:06 AM

So here’s the thing…. Normally if Amy and Maryse (Master) are all excited about a book with “break” and “heart” right there in the title, I would steer WELL clear of that pain mongering hurt fest. The problem is, I can’t lose my Poldark book funk and Mister O couldn’t happy me out of it, and This Old Heart of Mine’s deep love couldn’t even break me out of it! I’m dragging myself through a highlander historical hoping for something to click, but it’s not happening.

So against my normally much better judgement, I’m going to do the BR and see if a book that “hurts” in a way that makes the cut and bleeding heart lovers get all “happy” will break through to me.

LOL! I will probably love it. Book hangovers are stupid!!!

Grace June 7, 2016 at 4:44 AM

Grrrrrrr!!! Seriously!
8% in and I’m doing everything I can not to throw my iPad against the wall!

Grace June 7, 2016 at 8:14 AM

I hate everyone and everything right now.

On the other hand, I am fully out of my book funk.

Jean June 7, 2016 at 8:44 AM

Grace, you are reading Unbreak My Heart?? I’m only up to 11%, but was cursing Amy and Maryse this morning while I was a sobbing mess at only 5% of the book! (Really loving it so far though so what does that say? ) Thankfully, I hadn’t taken a shower or applied my makeup yet! Now, stupid work is getting in the way and I just want to get back to it!

Grace June 7, 2016 at 8:50 AM

Jean – Enjoy the peace of working for the rest of the day and get a box of tissues on the way home. Oh and something squishy that you can angry squeeze without killing it. Also maybe warn whoever might live with you. My hubby is treading lightly, but still kind of laughing at me.

Maryse and Amy are temporarily dead to me.

Grace June 7, 2016 at 8:54 AM

Sorry…. Yes, it’s Unbreak My Heart! Yes, I am loving it. God!
I need my head examined!

Maryse June 7, 2016 at 9:04 AM


Your reactions are making me so excited. You guys are killing me. I LOVE IT!

Jean June 7, 2016 at 9:05 AM

Blahahahaha Grace! I am laughing so hard right now!

Jean June 7, 2016 at 9:06 AM

Omg, Maryse! Get started! I think you’re gonna love it. I figure Amy is still sleeping since she hasn’t piped in yet!

Grace June 7, 2016 at 9:27 AM

More UMH warnings…

Also avoid having sharp objects hanging around because I don’t think it’s possible to read this without getting stabby! And being stabby with eyes full of tears is worse then running with scissors!

Just saying….

Jean June 7, 2016 at 9:50 AM

Lol Grace!

Ela June 7, 2016 at 10:16 AM

OMG Grace! That book sounds like SO MUCH FUN!!!!!!!!!! UM NOT…

Amy June 7, 2016 at 10:28 AM

LOL Grace!!!!!!!!

I am SO freaking excited to start it…slow day school wise so YAY ME!!

Are we doing a happy wiggle dance, Maryse?? Especially after those comments?!? I think we ARE doing happy wiggle dance!!! :D

Michelle June 7, 2016 at 10:32 AM

Some good stuff and thangs for ya:

Eversea by Natasha Boyd
Finding Cinderella by Colleen Hoover
King’s and Mermen by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff
Deep Down by Brenda Rothert
Beyond Series Bundle by Kit Rocha
Indebted by JL Beck
Rebel by Elle Casey
Fighting Temptation by KC Lynn
Ace’s Redemption by AC Bextor
Finding Fire by Mallory Crowe
Imperfect Chemistry by Mary Frame
Dark Hope by HD Smith
Lucian & Lia Trilogy by Sydney Landon
Midnight Series by Elizabeth Miller
Heartbeats by Melody Grace
Montgomery Ink Box set by Carrie Ann ryan

Three, Two, One by JA Huss
Evil by Tijan
Where Lightning Strikes by AJ Jackson
Unbeautiful Series Complete set by Jessica Sorensen
Elude by Rachel Van Dyken
Fighting Dirty by Lori Foster
Dirty Bastard by Emily Minton
Risking It All by Tessa Bailey
Psychic Visions Set 4-6 by Dale Mayer
Catching Summer by LP Dover
Easy Love by Kristen Proby

Slammed by Colleen Hoover
Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
The Stuff That Never Happened by Maddie Dawson
Built by Jay Crownover
An Ounce of Hope by Sophie Jackson

Amy June 7, 2016 at 10:51 AM

Thank you Michelle!! Anyone who hasn’t read Slammed yet…pick it up NOW! :D And the novella Finding Cinderella (from Hopeless)…oh man, there was a heart clencher in that one but it was still so sweet.

Also, Afterburn and Aftershock by Sylvia Day are bundled for 1.99.

Amy June 7, 2016 at 10:53 AM

One more…Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone is 3.99. Not really a bargain but it’s normally 9.99 so it’s still a good deal. :D

R. Renee June 7, 2016 at 11:25 AM

OTL has arrived! Yipeee!!! And my friend in LA just got her wristband to get TJR’s auto on After I Do for me. Merry Christmas everyone!

Grace June 7, 2016 at 11:58 AM

Maryse and Amy are back in my good graces. (Oh! Look! A pun!) LOL! I’m happy again now.

UMH was hurt so good. It was touch and go there for a bit because I was all for cutting a jerk, and I wasn’t sure if he was going to ever bring me back around.

So now I’m gonna check out RoomHate because…I still need my head examined!

Fabi June 7, 2016 at 12:35 PM

Thank you Michelle! I got several of those.

Tessa June 7, 2016 at 3:54 PM

Ooooh, the first three of the Beyond series free.. Thank you Michelle for all the goodies.

Michelle June 7, 2016 at 4:35 PM

You’re welcome all :D Tuesday is my day off now and I’ve spent it relaxing finally!

Amy, I just started My Life Next Door this morning and I’m really liking it! I’m definitely reading Unbreak My Heart next…or maybe even starting that tonight…

Tessa, Finding Fire might be worth a read too when you want some PNR.

Tessa June 7, 2016 at 8:34 PM

That one definitely looks good. I’m on three with the beyond series so that was a true treat. Finding Fire will be high on my TBR.

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