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Kristen Ashley – Moonlight and Motor Oil Series Reading Order

March 2, 2019

NEW KRISTEN ASHLEY SERIES & OH THIS SOUNDS LIKE KRISTEN ASHLEY ANGST & MAGIC!!! And book #2 is up for preorder! Lori: Preordered! So excited! Kristen Ashley is my Favorite author Ali: I’ve been WAAAAAITING for this!! …book one! I’ve read it three times! Toni: Yippee!!! Countdown is on! He’s in love with someone else… and now she’s [...]

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Reader Question – Sonia is looking for books with the “Sweet Gum Tree” feel…

February 21, 2019

Sonia is looking for anguish, heartache, slow-burning, love stories. Reunited and it feels so good… She asks: Hi Maryse. It’s me again.  I’m looking for a book that has a couple that reunited. A book like  The Sweet Gum Tree by Katherine Allred But not the exact same. Like this book is like one with 100% [...]

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Book Review – The Simple Wild by K.A. Tucker

September 24, 2018

The Simple Wild: A Novel I LOVED IT!!! But I knew I would. K.A. Tucker has become one of my most favorite authors ever. I connect deeply with each one of her books (and heroines), and I feel like I’m actually living them. I love her “voice”, and her brand of storytelling that is so [...]

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S.C. Stephens – Furious Rush Series Reading Order

September 5, 2018

S.C. STEPHENS ALERT!! Queen of angsty romance has a new series out and book #3 is up for preorder. Some in our book crew are absolutely LOVING them!! P.S. These MUST be read in order. Jean: Finished Furious Rush over the weekend. Really liked it. Kept waiting for something really big…..then BAM! At 98% it [...]

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Reader Question – The book about the girl that was using the guy’s family’s bourbon in her recipes & they can’t stand each other.

July 19, 2018

Randi needs our book help! I love books when the main characters can’t stand each other. All that push-pull (mostly pushing). So much tension!! She asks: Hey Maryse, Looking for a title to a book I just read and now I can’t find it on my Kindle. It is set in New Orleans.  About a [...]

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Reader Recommendations – Friends to lovers romance books

May 13, 2018

Many requests for this list and oh boy do we have recommendations!!! Nothing better than that slow burn. That… true-to-life angst and pining, OR surprise realization, that you have fallen deeply in love with the love of your life. And he just happens to be your very best friend. Tracie: I just finished “Bad at [...]

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Book Review – Birthday Girl by Penelope Douglas

April 29, 2018

Birthday Girl <— Another epic epilogue that pretty much completes this entire angst-fest. Oh the forbidden love of it all!!! Forbidden… but within socially “accepted” measures. Just… still… plenty to be judged by (and TICK certain people off by). But it had all the butterflies, the *throw-your-kindle* moments, and OH MY THE STEEEEEEAM. HOT. HOT. [...]

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P. Dangelico – Hard To Love Series Reading Order

February 17, 2018

<— ONE OF OUR SLOW-BURN infuriating favorites!!!! If you love the infuriating alpha-males of Kristen Ashley or Mariana Zapata, you’ll love this! This one made my best of 2017 list, and I want more! And our fellow book lovers agree! Carla: Have you already read Wrecking Ball and Sledgehammer by P. Dangelico?! If you had’t, I [...]

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