Today’s Earlybird Book Releases + some that are going live at midnight…

by Maryse on April 17, 2017 · 51 comments

in Latest Book Releases

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE!!!! Damnable Grace (Hades Hangmen Book 5) by TILLIE COLE JUST WENT LIVE, TOO!!! ➔➔➔➔➔➔➔➔

Okay it feels like the Easter is still on today, ’cause my “Easter Egg” book-hunt is proving quite fruitful!!! *squeeeeee!!* To me, these are the equivalent of finding all the yummy Cadbury eggs!! ;) *snort* I know some have a love-hate relationship with those, and I must say mine is ALL LOVE!!! I can’t get enough of their sweet decadent-ness.

HOLY MOLY what a Monday this is turning out to be! Take a look at all of these just went live EARLY!!!! Yep. Even that one there to the left!!! :D !!!


  • Fallen Crest Home (Fallen Crest Series Book 6) by Tijan <— LIVE!!!! TIJAN ALERT!! She was going back home to see her mother… “I avoided her for a year and a half, but I couldn’t hide anymore. Mason had an internship in Fallen Crest, so we headed back for the summer. And when we got there—no one was prepared for what happened.” P.S. Here’s the series reading order.

Tessa: Thank you! OMG OMG OMG, and the last one won’t be a year from now. She was sneaky and obviously was writing both of them before releasing it. … YEAH! And yeah, she’s gotta deal with that psycho. :D

Grey: I’m so excited! …I just kinda got stuck on the Fallen Crest news! Oh happy day, :lol: … Amy! *joins hands, spins around* Tessa and I are going to BR, come on, you know you wanna!!


  • The House Mate by Kendall Ryan <— LIVE!!! KINDLE RYAN ALERT!!! HE’S A SUCCESSFUL SINGLE FATHER BUT... “…adulting has come at the expense of his personal life. His social skills are sh!t, his patience is shot, and at times, his temper runs hot. The last thing he has time for is the recently single, too gorgeous for her own good young woman he hires to take care of his little girl. She’s a distraction he doesn’t need…
  • The Traveller by H.J. Bellus <— LIVE!!! HE’S GOT TO GO BACK TO HIS HOMETOWN…His mom was dying and he needed to return to the place he grew up. Leaving his business behind to his best friend Cub, he set out on a long road trip back to Nashville. The endless road, his only solace as the miles ticked by. His soul in his pocket travelled aimlessly… Hart had no idea what was waiting for him back in Nashville…
  • Emergency Attraction (Love Emergency) by Samanthe Beck <— LIVE!!! HE CHOSE THE MARINES OVER HER……she has absolutely no desire to risk anything on the bad boy who broke all his promises. When a little emergency lands her at his mercy, he offers her a deal she can’t refuse. And this time, she’ll show Shane what it means to be left wanting…
  • The Player (The Player Duet Book 1) by K. Bromberg <— K. BROMBERG’S LATEST IS LIVE!!!! BASEBALL STAR IS INJURED… and SHE is his physical therapist!…when an injury threatens to end Easton’s season early, the team calls in the renowned physical therapist, Doc Dalton, to oversee his recovery. Except it’s not Doc who greets Easton for his first session, but rather his daughter, Scout. She may be feisty, athletic, defiant, and gorgeous, but Easton is left questioning whether she has what it takes to help him…
  • All I Want Is You by Candace Havens <— LIVE!!! MARRIAGE CONTRACT WITH A BIKER ALERT!!…Being caught skinny dipping is not the way ballerina Amy Powell planned to start her vacation. When the hot biker who catches her turns out to be the owner of the house she’s staying in, she’s mortified. But embarrassment soon turns to confusion and a good dose of lust when Mr. Sex on a Stick offers her the money she needs to save her brother if she’ll agree to marry him and play pretend for two months…
  • Paper Fools (Hearts and Arrows Book 1) by Staci Hart <— LIVE!!! ROCK STAR ALERT!! “…The second she meets him, she knows her heart is in danger. She’s convinced it’s only attraction that has her hung up on the dark, quiet lead singer, but with every day that passes, she knows it’s more. It’s just that she can’t put her heart on the line. She won’t — love has never been worth the sacrifice. If only they knew they were just pawns in a much bigger game…” (this is a re-release. The author indicates: “*Formerly titled Deer in Headlights, Paper Fools has been rewritten and reedited for your enjoyment.*”
  • Game Ender by BJ Harvey <— LIVE!! HE LEARNED A LESSON WITH HIS PROMISCUOUS WAYS…I made a vow to myself – and a bet with my best friend—that the next woman I sleep with will be the ‘one.’ What I will learn is that even when something happens and the games come to an end, there’s always the chance of something—or someone—crashing in and changing everything...”
  • Coping Skills (Players of Marycliff University Book 5) by Jerica MacMillan <— LIVE!! HE CAN’T WAIT TO SEE HER AGAIN… but “...when he runs into her the week before classes start, she’s subdued and carrying the obvious weight of emotional pain. Determined to help her, he becomes her refuge from the stress and grief pulling her under...”
  • A Civilized Mating (The Instinct Book 1) by Marie Harte <— LIVE!!!  SHE WAS CAPTURED…Earther Skye Jones arrives to rescue her friend from a kidnapping, knowing she’ll be throwing away her chances of a dream job on planet Ussed. But with her skills, she doesn’t anticipate being captured by a group of the lethal barbarians. Or that she’ll fall for the sexy squad leader…
  • Sticks & Stones by Rachael Brownell <— LIVE!!! SHE’S WAS BULLIED & NOW IS GOING BACK TO HER HIGHSCHOOL REUNION ALERT!!I was “that” girl, the one everyone made fun of. The outcast. Band geek. Nerd. That’s all changed, and so have I. Jane Sharp vanished into thin air years ago; I go by Reese Kennedy now. But Reese isn’t the one invited to the Meadow High School Class of 2005 reunion next month. I am. So I need a plan…



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{ 51 comments… read them below or add one }

Sharon April 17, 2017 at 5:58 AM

Oh! Love a long Monday list!

Linda April 17, 2017 at 6:01 AM

I’m baaaaack!!!! Maryse we must have the same early morning hours!!! Have a great day everyone!!! Actually it’s a Monday. Ugh

Amy April 17, 2017 at 9:16 AM

Fallen Crest Home is LIVE?!?

*squeals and hops in place like a deranged Easter bunny*

Oh crap, wait…I still have to read Logan. TESSA!! Do I need to read Logan first???

Thank you, Maryse…what a great start to our week! :D

Tessa April 17, 2017 at 9:41 AM

Nope. I thought you had? I just bought it. I’m loving what I’m reading but it’s being shunted to the side.

Amy April 17, 2017 at 10:23 AM

Nah, I never did get to Logan (as much as I adore him) but I’m thinking I may have to take a detour to Fallen Crest before starting Figure Eight. I have 10% left of Bared to You (and I am lovin’ the old-school feels I’m getting from it! :D ) and then I will probably pay a visit to your book husband. *snort*

Grey April 17, 2017 at 11:03 AM

Squee! Sh*t! I’m supposed to be doing a buddy read of TBatS! Guys!!! It’s Mason and Logan and Sam! and all the gang is here! *tosses confetti* And the book buying restriction is OVER!!! *fills my wine glass and dances next to the computer* Oh I am so excited!!! When are we starting THIS buddy read? Are you guys going to finish your current reads first?

Tessa April 17, 2017 at 11:09 AM

lol I ended up still reading Cinder and Ella. I love the emotions in it, though when they mention V is for Virgin (Also by the same author) it makes me go GRRRR. That’s the one that takes place in Huntington Beach and Huntington Beach High School and drove me insane as a result. I’ve only had one of those moments with Cinder and Ella. “There isn’t any good Mexican food near by. The closest is Culver City, 2 hours away.” They are in LA. WTF? Even in LA traffic you are looking at a max of 45 min, and there are a billion wonderful, authentic Mexican restaurants in LA. *face palms*

Fabi April 17, 2017 at 12:55 PM

Temptation is killing me! Fallen Crest Home is Live!!!

Somebody quick, superglue my fingers together so I can’t squirrel.

I’m finally reading The Last Girl which I’ve been wanting to read since Maryse first posted it weeks ago. Plus it’s my “pick-for-me” pick. So, nope, nope, I can’t squirrel. Can’t can’t can’t but wanna wanna wanna.

Grey April 17, 2017 at 1:02 PM

I know Fabi, the struggle is REAL!!!

Tessa April 17, 2017 at 1:07 PM

I’m kind of wishing I did squirrel. Mine is making me cry.

MichelleS April 17, 2017 at 2:26 PM

I can’t remember where I left off with Fallen Crest series! UGH!! Have to go back and do some research and get myself caught up.

In other news, I finally read Exaltation of Larks. OMG!!! You guys were so right. It was awesome. % stars. Loved it. Can’t wait for the new follow up book. It was my “Pick for Me” book, but I guess it could also count as my April Challenge (read a book everyone has read except for you) book? Can I count it as both? LOL.

MichelleS April 17, 2017 at 2:29 PM

Now I need to reconsider Fish Tales, because it’s the same author!!! Certainly it must be equally as amazing? Why did I not go pat the sample from Kindle?? Huh huh? Someone tell me it’s as good as Larks.

R. Renee April 17, 2017 at 2:33 PM

It’s better MichelleS! Just totally and completely different. I have it in my car on audio a (*read* it first though) and whenever I go anywhere, it’s on. I JUST came home from the store and didn’t want to get out of the car because I couldn’t stop listening to it.

Michele April 17, 2017 at 2:36 PM

I have never posted on here before (so you’re pulling me out of lurking status) and I have not read Exaltation of Larks yet – - it’s sitting in my TBR- – but I have to tell you Fish Tales was amazing!

Nay April 17, 2017 at 3:08 PM

Read Fish Tales, MichelleS!!! SOOO good!!

And read EofL, Michele!!! Also SOOO good!!

Wow! Is the Fallen Crest series *that* good?? I haven’t read any of them, but have them all, I think, except for today’s release.

Amy April 17, 2017 at 3:37 PM

*grabs wine from Grey and gulps it down*

*wipes mouth with back of arm*

I couldn’t have you spilling it and wasting it now, could I? :lol:

Fabi April 17, 2017 at 4:01 PM

MichelleS, I agree with the others, Fish tales is even better than Larks.

MichelleS April 17, 2017 at 4:02 PM

Well, I guess I know what my “read something everyone else has read” book is going to be! But there’s THREE books, right?? My CR patience is only so long.

Fabi April 17, 2017 at 4:07 PM

TBH Michelle, I only read the first one. You know I prefer male POV and the 2nd book is the story in “her” pov.

Amy April 17, 2017 at 4:14 PM

Fabi…is it The Last Girl by Kitty Thomas? I REALLY liked that one! Dark and vampire-y and PHEW! *fans self* Typical Kitty Thomas hawtness.

Hi and welcome Michele!! *bear hugs Michele* So glad you came out of lurking. :D

R. Renee April 17, 2017 at 4:14 PM

Hold up!!! MichelleS, you **really** should read book 2 to get the FULL effect. It’s a freaking awesome book by itself, and no, there isn’t a CH, BUT, book two is what takes it from being an awesome book to a masterpiece. It fills in all the blanks, even the ones you didn’t know were there.

Fabi April 17, 2017 at 4:21 PM

Amy, it’s The Last Girl, book 1 of the Dominion Trilogy by Joe Hart.

It caught my eye when Maryse first posted it. Then the 3rd book came out and she posted the reading order.

I’ve been dying to read it forever it seems. I’m sorry I can’t link her posts. I suck at finding things on this site.

Anyways, I just started it today and so far so good.

Amy April 17, 2017 at 4:28 PM

Yep Nay, for us Fallen Crest is THAT good. I read the first (Fallen Crest High) years ago when it was the only one out and had the original cover and LOVED it, then I came here and found out others loved it just as much, and I was thrilled. It’s one of the very few I have followed and kept up with over the years, and I love, love, LOVE Sam, Mason, and Logan. LOVE THEM.

The writing improved as the series went on (even from the first book to the second book), and it has been great to see the growth in that area for Tijan.

Tessa April 17, 2017 at 5:58 PM

Also, we have a girl crush on Sam and there is a huge love for Mason, Logan, and Nate. Even Adam gets love.

FYI, Mason’s mine, K? :P

Maryse April 17, 2017 at 6:02 PM

Wait wait wait!!! Fabi are you reading it??!!! I wanna read it!!!

*backtracks through comments*

Fabi April 17, 2017 at 6:06 PM

sure am Maryse. Finally! I just started it today, so I’m not far into it yet. I’m definitely intrigued.

Maryse April 17, 2017 at 6:35 PM

I’m starting it this weekend… (or earlier) but I have an ARC that I want to finish first…

Maryse April 17, 2017 at 6:39 PM

Michele!!! *hug* So glad you’re out of lurking and we are HUGE Suanne fans here!

Maryse April 17, 2017 at 6:53 PM

Welcome back Linda!!! And an early good morning to you (late). :P

Maryse April 17, 2017 at 6:54 PM

Sharon this one is particularly exciting. :D !!

Jan April 17, 2017 at 7:01 PM

Hmm. Maybe I should go back to Fallen Crest. I just didn’t love the first book like everyone else did, so didn’t go further. But you say the writing gets better, Amy? Maybe I need to give the series another shot…. *scratches head indecisively as considers length of tbr*

Hi Michele. Welcome hugz! I loved ExoLa. Didn’t know there was a follow up book coming, Michelle S. Great! But I couldn’t get into Fish Tales. :( So it’s on my tbr challenge list (I think for the try, try again month?) After loving ExoLa, I’m gonna give Fish Tales a red hot go this time.

bev April 17, 2017 at 7:44 PM

Fabi is also SUPER EXCITED that she is reading Simon this month.

Tasha J April 17, 2017 at 8:26 PM

So, I finished a book today!! Slump- over. Wild Reckless, finally. It’s been on my tbr for a long time and better yet, I feel like it could count towards my April challenge read. I really loved the writing, the story, and it had some old school feel. I think my only issue is I wish it had a bit more angst and at times I was irritated with Kensi. I wish she had a bit more of a backbone and I also thought the relationship was unhealty. But, it was thouroughly entertaining and I got out of my funk so I call it a win. :)

Allie J April 17, 2017 at 8:34 PM

You should review Partly Pumping, by Victoria Devino! Its on Amazon and I am obsessed. Such steamy scenes, but it is so empowering with a strong female voice. This reminded me of it a little…awesome.

Kathy P April 17, 2017 at 8:38 PM

I just finished Sempre by J.M. Darhower. I am so embarrassed to say that I bought it in 2013 and FINALLY read it!! It was so good. I couldn’t sleep last night as I stopped with 80% read and wanted to see how it ended. I can’t wait to start Sempre Redemption. It makes me wonder how many treasures are just sitting on my Kindle waiting to be read!!

R. Renee April 17, 2017 at 8:39 PM

Ooooh thanks Kathy! I have both of those!

Jan April 17, 2017 at 9:19 PM

Yeah Kathy P, Sempre’s been on my tbr for quite a while too. Isn’t it great when you finally get around to reading one of those books you’ve been meaning to for ages and it turns out be a good one? I’ll get to Sempre eventually too.

Maryse April 17, 2017 at 9:46 PM

OL bev!!!!!!!

Amy April 17, 2017 at 10:09 PM

Yep Nay, for us Fallen Crest is THAT good. I read the first (Fallen Crest High) years ago when it was the only one out and had the original cover and LOVED it, then I came here and found out others loved it just as much, and I was thrilled. It’s one of the very few I have followed and kept up with over the years, and I love, love, LOVE Sam, Mason, and Logan. LOVE THEM.

And yep Jan, the writing improved as the series went on (even from the first book to the second book), and it has been great to see the growth in that area for Tijan. :D

bev April 17, 2017 at 10:13 PM

Jan is reading Night Owl, going in completely blind.
She doesn’t even know how it relates to Manny–so no one say.
However, she was not won over by the bunny on his little harness so outlook may be bleak.

Fabi PROMISED to read Simon. I’m going to live vicariously through her. Unless she eviscerates him…..

R. Renee April 17, 2017 at 10:53 PM
Nay April 17, 2017 at 11:05 PM

OK, so I guess I’ll be reading Fallen Crest soon…

bev–I was watching 13 Reason Why on Netflix and went to IMDB to look something up about it and one thing connected to another and I saw this–have you seen it?? You may have mentioned it and I missed it:

Fabi April 17, 2017 at 11:16 PM


Amy April 18, 2017 at 12:01 AM

Hehe Fabi…we can all relate to that well. SO well. ;)

Nay, I’ve been meaning to watch that. I read the book and it broke my heart. Broke. My. Heart. Especially as he is listening to the last tape and then the two words at the end of side two of the seventh tape. *SOB* But it had an important message as well. Such a heart wrenching, great book.

Nay April 18, 2017 at 6:21 AM

Amy–the series was mesmerizingly tragic (and, of course, heart-breaking), like an accident you just couldn’t look away from. I had a really hard time not putting myself in the role of ‘parent’ as I watched (except for the fact that most of the parents were either OTT in-their-kids’-business in an obnoxious,embarrassing way or complete douchebags).

When I was done, I had to look for further info (you’ll see why when you watch it), and I learned that it’s quite different from the book. They changed a lot of things–added WAY more side-story drama. It actually made me think that I wouldn’t enjoy the book quite as much if I tried to read it now (so if anyone is going to do both, I suggest reading the book first).

But you’re right– both the series and the book carry a very important, enlightening message that will hopefully have a impact on young people/parents/school admin. in similar situations.

Tasha J April 18, 2017 at 7:06 AM

I agree completely Nay with everything you said about the series, checking out more info after, not sure I’d want to read the book. I was screaming at those kids the whole series. I’d look at my husband, ‘Can you BELIEVE so and so would just?! I mean…’ lol, he thought I was over invested just a tad..

bev April 18, 2017 at 7:37 AM

R, LOL. Could you imagine someone bringing those to a pot luck or baby shower? Lol.

Nay, Yes, I know. You have to read the book first.

Maryse April 18, 2017 at 6:28 PM

Fabi is it awesome?????

Maryse April 18, 2017 at 6:30 PM

I doubt Fabi will eviscerate Simon. He’s in good hands.

I’m not so sure about Manny though, although mind you, it was once there was vulnerability that I truly went crazy … it all. ;)

Fabi April 18, 2017 at 7:04 PM

Maryse, I can’t put it down. I stayed up late reading. I got up early to read. Then I took a two hour lunch reading (oops). It’s dystopian with a bit of apocalypse and a dollop of thriller. It’s kept me on the edge of my seat so definitely working up to a 5 star for me.

No, of course I won’t eviscerate Simon. I know he’s Bev’s favorite. I may or may not like/finish the book. But I’ll try it, give it my best shot and let you know if I loved it or if it wasn’t really my “thang”.

Although, as badly as bev went off on Thoughtless, idk, we may need to give her a little of her own medicine. ;-)

bev April 18, 2017 at 8:23 PM


Fabi, you try and read Thoughtless!

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