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10.6.17

BLOG TOUR: Dating-ish by Penny Peid

MY REVIEW
*Advanced reader copy received in exchange for an honest opinion*

5 "You are the sine to my cosine" STARS!
Dating-ish is surprisingly refreshing, extraordinary and hilariously awesome.

I love everything about this book and Penny Reid as usual delivered a perfect jewel. It is very witty, exciting and I had a really good time savouring every pages.

Matthew Simmons or Matt is not your typical 
hero as he seems a bit unique, or maybe odd sometimes with the way he speaks and also maybe the way he is dressed. Nevertheless, there is this charm to him that I like right away from the start. And OMG, his nerdy jokes are ridiculously hilarious. I love it!

Now let's talk about Marie, she is super loveable and totally great. I like that she is very kind, compassionate and always seems to be helping people and yet she is also really brave and adventurous. She can be a little bit craaazy sometimes expecially at going the extra mile to get her work done and I admire her for her bravery. Most of all, I loveeee how she is a great cook and Matt being a food lover is seriously perfect.

All that being said, I think Matt and Marie is perfect for each other and I enjoy reading their story. It was definitely one of my top favourite love story and I highly recommend it. Totally worth reading and believe me if I say you wouldn't want to miss out on this one. :)

BLURB
Dating-ish' can be read as a standalone, is a full length 100k word novel, and is book #6 in the Knitting in the City Series.

There are three things you need to know about Marie Harris: 1) She's fed up with online dating, 2) She's so fed up, she's willing to forego the annoyance and consider more creative alternatives, and 3) She knows how to knit.
After the most bizarre and irritating first date in the history of humankind, Marie is looking for an alternative to men. With the help of her friends, she quickly identifies a few possibilities:
Need a cuddle? Use a professional cuddler. Need affirmation? Get yourself a life coach. Need an orgasm? Try orgasm meditation! Why does she need the hassle of a romantic partner when she can meet all her needs with paid services?
But then her irritating date resurfaces. And he's not at all the person she thought he was. And he suggests a different--and crazier--solution to her dilemma . . .
As everyone knows (or will soon come to realize), traditional relations between humans are a thing of the past. Robots are our future. And if robots are our future, then why do we need other people at all?

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4.6.17

REVIEW: THE FOXE & THE HOUND by R.S. GREY


About THE FOXE & THE HOUND

When your life is a hot mess at twenty, it’s cute. At twenty-seven…well, not so much.
It’s just that my lofty dreams—making it as a real estate agent, paying rent on time, showering daily—have stayed just that: dreams. Oh, and love? I’ve decided love might be a little ambitious for me at the moment. Instead, I’ve settled for the two guys who will never leave me: Ben & Jerry.
That is, until Dr. Adam Foxe takes up residence as the town’s new vet.
With his strong jaw, easy confidence, and form-fitting scrubs, it’s not long before every housewife in Hamilton is dragging neglected tomcats in for weekly checkups.
Like everyone else, I’m intrigued. Even after I spoil my chance at a good first impression, he still offers me a proposition I can’t refuse: play his girlfriend at a family function and he’ll hire me as his real estate agent. Welcome to love in the 21st century.
It’s too bad I underestimated Adam’s irresistible charm and the undeniable attraction that burns between us. The day he pins me to the wall and silences me with a kiss, the line between reality and ruse begins to blur. Every teasing touch brings me to my knees. Every kiss promises more.
It looks like my hot mess of a life is about to get a little hotter.
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About R.S. Grey

R.S. Grey is the USA Today bestselling author of thirteen novels, including THE FOXE & THE HOUND. She lives in Texas with her husband and two dogs, and can be found reading, binge-watching reality TV, or practicing yoga! Visit her at rsgrey.com

MY REVIEW

*Advanced reader copy received in exchange for an honest review*

5 ADORABLY MOUSE STARS
R.S. Grey has once again delivered a masterpiece and it is freaking awesome!

I like every single thing in the book and Adam Foxe and Madeleine Thatcher are perfect together!
Adam is this new hot dude in town and he drive black Audi, wear suit and also happened to be a vet. Did I mentioned he is hot? yeah, he might be my new book-boyfriend. (Ssshhhhh. Don't tell my fiancé) Anyway, I like how Adam just have this aura to him that drawn readers to offing love him and most importantly I like how he can't help himself from falling in love with Madeleine. I also like her crazy mum too lol his family is very entertaining.

Madeleine is the sort of heroine that you would definitely love and I really admire her for her strength in dealing with life. She seems like to always struggle to make ends meet but she keep her head high and just keep moving forward as much as she can. I also like that she has this quirks about her and she can be really funny that I totally laugh at some of her monologue and amusing antics.

All in all, I would say that it is a book that have a splendid storyline with marvelous characters and if you are looking for a book that you could indulge into with additional bonus of good laughs then this is perfect for you. Highly recommended!
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3.6.17

Blog Tour: Somehow, Some Way by Jennifer Probst


 

SOMEHOW, SOME WAY by Jennifer Probst is now live! This is a 1001 Dark Nights novella in the Billionaire Builders series.

 

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SOMEHOW, SOME WAY by Jennifer Probst

Billionaire Builders, #2.5

BLURB:

Bolivar Randy Heart (aka Brady) knows exactly what he wants next in life: the perfect wife. Raised in a strict traditional family household, he seeks a woman who is sweet, conservative, and eager to settle down. With his well-known protective and dominant streak, he needs a woman to offer him balance in a world where he relishes control. Too bad the newly hired, gorgeous, rehab addict is blasting through all his preconceptions and wrecking his ideals…one nail at a time…

Charlotte Grayson knows who she is and refuses to apologize. Growing up poor made her appreciate the simple things in life, and her new job at Pierce Brothers Construction is perfect to help her carve out a career in renovating houses. When an opportunity to transform a dilapidated house in a dangerous neighborhood pops up, she goes in full throttle. Unfortunately, she’s forced to work with the firm’s sexy architect who’s driving her crazy with his archaic views on women. Too bad he’s beginning to tempt her to take a chance on more than just work…one stroke at a time…

Somehow, some way, they need to work together to renovate a house without killing each other…or surrendering to the white-hot chemistry knocking at the front door.

 

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AMAZON


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AUTHOR INFORMATION:


Jennifer Probst - Bio: Jennifer Probst wrote her first book at twelve years old. She bound it in a folder, read it to her classmates, and hasn’t stopped writing since. She took a short hiatus to get married, get pregnant, buy a house, get pregnant again, pursue a master’s in English Literature, and rescue two shelter dogs. Now she is writing again.

She makes her home in Upstate New York with the whole crew. Her sons keep her active, stressed, joyous, and sad her house will never be truly clean. She is the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of sexy and erotic contemporary romance. She was thrilled her book, The Marriage Bargain, was ranked #6 on Amazon's Best Books for 2012. She loves hearing from readers. Visit her website for updates on new releases and her street team at www.jenniferprobst.com.

AUTHOR LINKS:

Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads | Newsletter


MY REVIEW

*Advance reader copy received in exchange for an honest review*

4 OPPOSITE ATTRACT STARS!
Somehow, Some Way was a delightful read that will certainly gives readers an enjoyable time.

Brady is this hot 35 years old Latino architect that likes everything to be neat, tidy and fixed. Somehow, he is set on his mind to seek for a 'traditional' wife that will obey him, cooks food and take care of the children at home. I must admit I think it is quite rare to find a male lead in a book that is looking to settle down because it usually about the playboy or manwhore or something like that. So in that regards, I felt that this book is refreshing although the female in me pretty much screamed inside when he told Charlotte his ideal wife characteristics because hello it is now 21st century and I like to work. But I don't know, being a stay at home wife can be good too hmm..

Anyway, let's talk about Charlotte now or Charlie as what she likes to be called as. Charlotte is a gorgeous 25 years old newly hired at the Pierce Brothers Construction in which it is the same company as where Brady works. She is young, impulsive, work-driven, totally not conservative and has no desire to settle down any time soon. In other words, she is a complete opposite of Brady.

And yet, somehow and some way they attracted to each other especially during the time they spend together in renovating a house that Charlotte bought. I like how they actually sort of dislike each other at first and then as they gradually getting close they just can't ignore their feeling anymore. Then, the angst about the different wants and needs in life is just a perfect flair in the plot and I dig that. 

All that being said, I would say that it is worth reading and if you're looking for a good time that this book is definitely for you. Recommended for contemporary romance readers who loves a HEA.
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1.6.17

Release Day Lunch: Love In Transit by Jana Aston, Ainsley Booth, Kitty French, BJ Harvey, Raine Miller and Liv Morris

Today we have the release day blitz for Love in Transit, a sexy new project from Jana Aston, Ainsley Booth, Kitty French, BJ Harvey, Raine Miller, and Liv Morris!

Title: Love in Transit

Genre:  Contemporary Romance

About Love In Transit:

You know those people that have a house full of motivational slogans? Embrace Every Moment, stamped on their coffee mugs. Always Kiss Me Goodnight painted above their perfectly made beds. I’m not one of those people. This morning I overslept, then slipped on a stray sock and banged my toe into the nightstand. The elevator in my building broke and I had to run down six flights of stairs. And then my local coffee shop was closed. For health code violations. What’s that? Not the end of the world? You want me to suck it up? Did I mention I’m wearing a wedding dress… on the subway? It’s a Good Day for a Hot Mess. Someone embroider that on a pillow.

Get your copy today!

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Kitty French

BJ Harvey

Raine Miller

Liv Morris


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29.5.17

Release Day: SOMEHOW, SOME WAY by Jennifer Probst


Today we are celebrating the release of SOMEHOW, SOME WAY by Jennifer Probst. This is a 1001 Dark Nights novella in the Billionaire Builders series. Check out the teasers, excerpt, and buy link below!

 

PURCHASE IT NOW

AMAZON

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SOMEHOW, SOME WAY by Jennifer Probst

Billionaire Builders, #2.5

BLURB:

Bolivar Randy Heart (aka Brady) knows exactly what he wants next in life: the perfect wife. Raised in a strict traditional family household, he seeks a woman who is sweet, conservative, and eager to settle down. With his well-known protective and dominant streak, he needs a woman to offer him balance in a world where he relishes control. Too bad the newly hired, gorgeous, rehab addict is blasting through all his preconceptions and wrecking his ideals…one nail at a time…

Charlotte Grayson knows who she is and refuses to apologize. Growing up poor made her appreciate the simple things in life, and her new job at Pierce Brothers Construction is perfect to help her carve out a career in renovating houses. When an opportunity to transform a dilapidated house in a dangerous neighborhood pops up, she goes in full throttle. Unfortunately, she’s forced to work with the firm’s sexy architect who’s driving her crazy with his archaic views on women. Too bad he’s beginning to tempt her to take a chance on more than just work…one stroke at a time…

Somehow, some way, they need to work together to renovate a house without killing each other…or surrendering to the white-hot chemistry knocking at the front door.

 

PURCHASE IT NOW

AMAZON

EXCERPT: 

  “I’m already working my ass off for you.”
  “No, your list. For what you want in a woman. Have you graduated to date four yet?”
Irritation skittered across his features. She tried to tamp down her delight. “Not yet.” She waited him out, learning he liked to space out his responses. “I’m seeing her again this Friday,” he added grudgingly.
  “Ooh, exciting. Okay, so tell me what floats your boat, Casanova.”
  He shuddered. “God, please don’t call me that. Or talk like that.”
  “Sorry, I forget you’re a bit high class.”
  “No, I just speak proper English.”
  “Stop stalling.”
  He looked away but she caught the edge of a grin. He’d be loath to admit it, but she made him laugh. And from what she’d seen, this man desperately needed someone to balance all that seriousness. It must be exhausting.
  “Fine. What do you want to know?”
  She practically clapped her hands with glee. “The same question I answered. Tell me the traits in your perfect woman.”
His arms flexed as he worked the hammer, and her gaze snagged on the lean, sinewy muscles under gorgeous brown skin. Wood chips and dust clung to his figure but it only added to his attractiveness, giving a sense of ruggedness to his normal poised elegance. Yes, women would definitely seek him out for his appearance alone, but she wondered how many stayed after they got a dose of his attitude. He must be on his best behavior to trick them.
  “I don’t know why you’re interested in this,” he muttered.
  “Tit for tat.”
  “It’s simple, really. I know exactly what I’m looking for. I’m ready to get married and have a family.”
  “Right away?”
  “Yes. My future wife will have a few core qualities that I won’t compromise on. Loyalty, honesty, and dual respect are at the top.”
  She cocked her head, studying him. He’d managed to surprise her. “Very thoughtful. Excellent choices.”
  “So glad you approve. I need a certain amount of intellectual stimulation, as I’m sure she will, so she cannot be just a pretty face.”
  Huh. Maybe she’d been wrong about him. So far, she wholeheartedly agreed with his choices.     “Can’t argue with those.”
  “I don’t need laugh-out-loud funny, but a sense of humor helps get you through hard times.”
  “Agreed.”
  “And then she needs to obey, of course.”

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AUTHOR INFORMATION:


Jennifer Probst - Bio: Jennifer Probst wrote her first book at twelve years old. She bound it in a folder, read it to her classmates, and hasn’t stopped writing since. She took a short hiatus to get married, get pregnant, buy a house, get pregnant again, pursue a master’s in English Literature, and rescue two shelter dogs. Now she is writing again.

She makes her home in Upstate New York with the whole crew. Her sons keep her active, stressed, joyous, and sad her house will never be truly clean. She is the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of sexy and erotic contemporary romance. She was thrilled her book, The Marriage Bargain, was ranked #6 on Amazon's Best Books for 2012. She loves hearing from readers. Visit her website for updates on new releases and her street team at www.jenniferprobst.com.

AUTHOR LINKS:

Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads | Newsletter

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10.5.17

Cover Reveal: The Foxe & The Hound by R.S. Grey

We are so excited to reveal the gorgeous cover of R.S. Grey's next release, THE FOXE & THE HOUND! This romantic comedy releases June 1st. See the cover and find out more about THE FOXE & THE HOUND below! 


About THE FOXE & THE HOUND

When your life is a hot mess at twenty, it’s cute. At twenty-seven…well, not so much.
It’s just that my lofty dreams—making it as a real estate agent, paying rent on time, showering daily—have stayed just that: dreams. Oh, and love? I’ve decided love might be a little ambitious for me at the moment. Instead, I’ve settled for the two guys who will never leave me: Ben & Jerry.
That is, until Dr. Adam Foxe takes up residence as the town’s new vet.
With his strong jaw, easy confidence, and form-fitting scrubs, it’s not long before every housewife in Hamilton is dragging neglected tomcats in for weekly checkups.
Like everyone else, I’m intrigued. Even after I spoil my chance at a good first impression, he still offers me a proposition I can’t refuse: play his girlfriend at a family function and he’ll hire me as his real estate agent. Welcome to love in the 21st century.
It’s too bad I underestimated Adam’s irresistible charm and the undeniable attraction that burns between us. The day he pins me to the wall and silences me with a kiss, the line between reality and ruse begins to blur. Every teasing touch brings me to my knees. Every kiss promises more.
It looks like my hot mess of a life is about to get a little hotter.
Add THE FOXE & THE HOUND to your Goodreads list here!
THE FOXE & THE HOUND releases June 1st - you'll be able to preorder your copy for .99c starting May 29th!
Keep an eye on R.S. Grey's Facebook page for the links!


About R.S. Grey

R.S. Grey is the USA Today bestselling author of thirteen novels, including THE FOXE & THE HOUND. She lives in Texas with her husband and two dogs, and can be found reading, binge-watching reality TV, or practicing yoga! Visit her at rsgrey.com
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3.5.17

Blog Tour BOMBSHELL by CD Reiss

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Bombshell, an all-new sexy and swoony standalone from CD Reiss is available now!

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Bombshell by CD Reiss Publication Date: May 1st, 2017 Publisher: Montlake Genre: Contemporary Romance

Synopsis:

Hollywood bad boy Brad Sinclair always gets his way, whether it’s the role he wants or the bikini-clad model he has to have. But when a bombshell gets dropped in his lap in the form of a dimpled five-year-old from a forgotten relationship, he knows his life is about to change forever.
Cara DuMont isn’t exactly thrilled when she gets assigned to be the nanny for the latest box-office king. She has one rule: no celebrity fathers, especially single ones with devilish good looks and rock-hard abs.
But as soon as Cara meets Brad and his adorable little girl, she knows she’s in for a world of trouble. Because there’s something about the way Brad looks at her that makes her believe that some rules are meant to be broken…

Excerpt:

The front door opened. I expected a housekeeper or butler, but it was the actor himself. I hadn’t forgotten how beautiful he was; I’d just chosen not to think about it. “Ma’am,” he said. Southern boy. Parents together. Christian elementary. Public secondary. Two years at USC Drama. Dates his costars for a month after the wrap party, then moves on. Poring through the trades and making calls, I’d discovered he’d spend at least eight of the next twelve months overseas doing action movies, but most had postproduction in town. “Mr. Sinclair,” I said, holding my hand out. “Nice to see you outside a bathroom.” He shook my hand. I’d shaken plenty of famous hands attached to gorgeous men, but my imagination was sparked by the way his fingers slid against mine to grasp them and the way our palms pressed together. My mind clouded over with ripped sheets, hard muscles, and soft skin. “Pleasure’s mine,” he said and my brain skipped like a trip on a cracked sidewalk over the word pleasure. He didn’t give me the oversincere hand-over-clasp to show me how damn happy he was to see me, but there was something intimate about that half a second. Just a consultation. I followed him into the house. Dora Donovan had designed it. Looked like her with her faux-midcentury white couch and shag rug. That wasn’t going to work with playdates unless he wanted to keep an upholsterer on staff. We went through the living room to a smaller room with a pool table smack in the middle. It had a stained glass Budweiser lamp over it and was racked for nine-ball. Dora Donovan had nothing to do with this room, for sure. “Wanna sit?” He held a chair out for me. The glass-topped table was just inside the open patio doors and was set with iced tea. I sat. “I’m not a date,” I said kindly, indicating the iced tea setup. “Just so you know. You don’t have to do things like hold the chair for me.” “Habit, I guess.” He sat opposite me. “Chivalry is nice. But with the nanny, whomever you hire, it can be misconstrued.” He smirked a little, as if misconstruing his own thoughts. I cleared my throat and pulled my jacket closed.   

Excerpt:

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About the Author

CD Reiss is a New York Times bestseller. She still has to chop wood and carry water, which was buried in the fine print. Her lawyer is working it out with God but in the meantime, if you call and she doesn't pick up she's at the well hauling buckets. Born in New York City, she moved to Hollywood, California to get her master's degree in screenwriting from USC. In case you want to know, that went nowhere but it did give her a big enough ego to write novels. She's frequently referred to as the Shakespeare of Smut which is flattering but hasn't ever gotten her out of chopping that cord of wood. If you meet her in person, you should call her Christine. _21A6258_pp-fb

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My Review:

*ARC provided by Social Butterfly PR in exchange for an honest opinion*

5 BOMBSHELL SOUTHERN STARS!

I swear CD Reiss would never disappointed you and boy,  BOMBSHELL is THE BOMB.
I really can't get enough of Brad and Cara's story even though I read every words in this book. I am still over the moon with them and yeah here is my attempt to review this book.

When talking about this book, I think what attract me the most is definitely the hero, Brad Sinclair. I don't know about you but just the name alone already get me. Because Sinclair is just so sexy as a name I can't resist from not reading this book. Also lets picture a hot playboy, party boy James Dean living on top of the world in Hollywood in the modern time. And when he suddenly becomes a daddy to a super cute Nicole, it just get exponentially way more interesting.

On top of that, there is this super professional cool and pretty nanny (imagine nannies of the freaking rich people) named Cara who is so good with kids that I secretly wish had her abilities to stop kids crying.  She is an interesting character as a heroine as I don't think I would ever like a nanny who falls to the daddy of the kids that she is taking care of but somehow, anyhow I ends up loving her because she have this charm that just makes her loveable.

I like the dynamic between Brad, Cara and Nicole in the story as I find it very refreshing to have a famous actor, an estranged little daughter that suddenly popped up of nowhere and a unique nanny that could speak French. They are lots of cute and funny shenanigans and I savor all of them!

It is a bit more family centric but it is a friggin' good one and I highly recommend this. It is absolutely and definitely a five star material and hats off for another brilliant masterpiece. 

P.s: I love the hashtags used in the book! #familyfirst #Bradvsmydad #ImWithSinclair  
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26.1.17

Review: Talk Dirty To Me by Lulu Wright



Review:
*ARC received from author in exchange for an honest opinion*
My Rating: 5 EXCEPTIONAL STARS! 

Talk Dirty To Me is a second chance romance between Rose and Mark and it is insanely funny, sweet and deliciously engaging!

Mark Carrington is a famous baseball player and he is really a great guy, has a very naughty mind and he is so adorable! Due to one incident that made him became 'the bad guy' he has to make some work done to repair his image and one of it is to work at Rose's radio station. What I like about him is that even though he is like a celebrity and he is so charmingly handsome, he also seems very realistic as he has to work on with his anger management issue and I love to see how his character developed and grows. 

The heroine, Rose Taylor is hilarious and I freaking love her! The way she thinks really cracked me up sometimes and I also love how she is very dedicated to her radio station. I like that she is very loyal to her colleague although some of them might not trusted her but I can feel her love for them. 

I especially love the dynamic between Rose and Mark and they make a fabulous team both as a couple and team player in the radio show. I enjoyed the banter between them and I appreciate the history that they have with each other although I wish there were more to the backstory as I would love to know more about their high school romance.

That being said, I think that Talk Dirty To Me is a very interesting love story with an awesome humor and equally awesome characters. I highly recommend this book to all romance readers out there because it has a very special charm to it. 
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12 Steps to Mr. Right
My Song for You
Dare To Love Series: London with a Dare
Shut Up and Kiss Me
Hollywood Dirt
Recovery
The Billionaire Duke
Bossman
A is for Abstinence
The Duet
To Hate Adam Connor
To Love Jason Thorn
Right
MacKenzie Fire
Neighbor Dearest
Soaring
Hawthorne & Heathcliff
The Mason List
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