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Friday, March 24, 2017

BLOG TOUR: Legally Charming by Lauren Smith

A workaholic lawyer comes home during a Halloween party and finds a princess sleeping in his bed. Find out what happens next in LEGALLY CHARMING, first in Lauren Smith’s newest contemporary romance, new adult romance series, Ever After!
 

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Synopsis:
THE RIGHT DRESS CAN CATCH THE EYE OF PRINCE CHARMING…

Felicity Hart has one goal: Completing her masters in art. Falling in love isn’t part of the plan. She reluctantly agrees to attend a Halloween party with her best friend. After sneaking away from the party and falling asleep in an unoccupied room, she wakes to the sexiest pair of eyes she’s ever seen. Eyes that belong to the one man who could turn her well organized world upside down. When he flashes that wicked, panty-melting smile at her the vow to not fall in love seems impossible…

EVERY PRINCE IS LOOKING FOR HIS SLEEPING BEAUTY TO KISS…

Jared Redmond used to be the ultimate bad boy. But now his legal career is taking off and the partners of his firm are trusting him with high-dollar real estate transactions. Jared’s king-size bed is empty. But when he arrives home on Halloween to find a princess sleeping in his bed – his all work and no play attitude goes out the window. There’s nothing he wants more than to explore the hidden desires of this mysterious beauty and show her just how much of a bad boy he really is by fulfilling her every fantasy.

WHEN MIDNIGHT STRIKES AND COACHES TURN TO PUMPKINS…

Underneath the glitter of this fairy tale romance, Felicity and Jared might have found true love. But the mounting pressure of their real lives takes hold again and Jared and Felicity are pulled further and further apart. Can they find their fairy tale ending or will they be left with the dying embers of what could have been?

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Sonja's Review


I always try to start out my reviews with why I wanted to read the book in the first place and I try not to give the reason that "the author is just one of my favorites and I'll read anything by them" too much, but in some cases it can't be helped. Legally Charming is one of those cases. I didn't even read the synopsis, but as soon as I saw Lauren Smith on the cover, I wanted to read it. It was better than I expected it to be - I completely loved it! 

Felicity is such a great girl, but she does have her flaws. She has her insecurities, doubts, and negative thoughts and I did feel little twinges of frustration at her for feeling those things and wished that she could see how wonderful she is and have a little more faith in herself and Jared's feelings for her, but I still understood her and didn't let it bother me too much. Although it really wasn't that hard to put aside because Felicity truly is a wonderful heroine. She's kind and sweet, she works unbelievably hard and she tries to make her own way on her own, and she's determined to follow her dreams. Felicity is stubborn, down-to-earth, and I really did love her. 

Felicity tells Jared he's perfect more than once and I have to agree with her - he really is perfect! He's sexy and commanding, dominant and possessive, but also protective and sweet. Jared is honorable and he would do absolutely anything for Felicity even if it hurts his heart in the process. He worships her, she is his whole world and it's not hard to see at all. Jared stole my heart from the very beginning and I know without a doubt that he'll steal yours too! 

I wore a smile on my face reading Legally Charming more than I went without one. Of course there were times that made me yell and roll my eyes and moments that stopped my heart and made it ache, but I had such a great time for a good amount of the book. It was steamy and sexy, sweet and funny, and beautiful and heartwarming. Legally Charming was utterly fantastic and I absolutely, positively cannot wait to read the next book in the Ever After series! 

Legally Charming is a standalone, it's told from Jared and Felicity's POV, and their happy ending brought happy tears to my eyes and put a big grin on my face! 

~ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Stars



About Lauren Smith:
Amazon Best-Selling Author Lauren Smith is an attorney by day, author by night, who pens adventurous and edgy romance stories by the light of her smart phone flashlight app. She’s a native Oklahoman who lives with her three pets: a feisty chinchilla, sophisticated cat and dapper little schnauzer. She’s won multiple awards in several romance subgenres including being an Amazon.com Breakthrough Novel Award Quarter-Finalist and a Semi-Finalist for the Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Award.

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BLOG TOUR REVIEW: One More Night by Sarah O'Rourke

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One More Night by Sarah O’Rourke – Blog Tour with Review


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Crenshaw Jacobson met the woman of his dreams…and he was determined to spend every night possible with her. But Waverlee Armstrong was leery of commitment, having been abandoned by her family at an early age. She knew that she loved Shaw…but can she learn to trust him and spend just one more night?

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Shivering against him as she parted her lips to speak, Waverlee moaned as his tongue swept forward, stealing the opportunity to deepen their kiss.  And holy moly, the man could kiss.  And not just any old kiss either. It was the-steal-your-breath-I-can’t-live-without-his-touch-because-nothing-else-in-the-world-matters kind of kiss a girl spends her life dreaming about. Their tongues danced together for long minutes as everything else faded away.  The people.  The noise.  Everything took a backseat to the fierce passion Shaw created with a simple touch of his mouth to hers.
Forcing herself to find her voice when Shaw lifted his mouth from hers to take a deep breath, Waverlee flashed a furtive glance up at his darkened eyes.  “Wow,” she breathed shakily, clutching handfuls of his light blue dress shirt in her fists as the world seemed to spin at warp speed, “I..I…don’t think I’ve ever felt anything like that before,” she whispered, the words catching in her throat as his finger swept against her lower lip.
“Then you best hold on real tight to me, baby, ‘cause I’m just getting started,” he replied, dropping his head to steal another deep, wet kiss from her lips as he curved one big hand around her neck, wrapping her silky hair around his fist and tugging gently.

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One More Night was one awesome read! I was so excited for it and it was just as good as I imagined it would be. I loved it and had a great time reading it!

My gosh, but Waverlee is a stubborn young thing! She doesn't want to depend on anyone and wants to do everything for herself and I liked that, although I wouldn't have minded if she accepted help from Shaw when she needed it. I could understand her insecurities and hesitations, though. Waverlee's determined, she's a hard worker and she's nice and sweet. I liked a lot about her and I'm glad she saw the light with Shaw.

I loved Shaw - he pretty much checked off every thing I love in a hero! He's an alpha, protective, possessive, and sweet. He's absolutely crazy about Waverlee and I couldn't get enough of him. Shaw melted my heart more than once and he completely stole it.

One More Night was sexy, fast, and lovely. There were moments that frustrated me, there was a little bit of cheesiness, but not too much, but more than that, though, it was a heart melting, heartwarming ride. It was an enjoyable read and I can't wait for the Sarah O'Rourke book!

One More Night is a standalone, it's told from Shaw and Waverlee's POV and they do get their happily-ever-after.
~ Sonja, 4 Stars

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

REVIEW TOUR: Shade's Lady by Joanna Wylde

  

From New York Times Bestselling author Joanna Wylde, comes SHADE’S LADY, brought to you by 1,001 Dark Nights! Be sure you grab your copy today!

    

About SHADE’S LADY:


New York Times bestselling author Joanna Wylde returns to the world of the Reapers Motorcycle Club…

Looking back, none of this would’ve happened if I hadn’t dropped my phone in the toilet. I mean, I could’ve walked away from him if I’d had it with me.

Or maybe not.

Maybe it was all over the first time he saw me, and he would’ve found another way. Probably—if there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that Shade always gets what he wants, and apparently he wanted me.

Right from the first.


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Excerpt:
"Nope. That’s not how it works,” Shade said, sliding his hand up into my hair. “It was about a member of a support club lying to the national president of the Reapers. He tried to cheat me out of five hundred bucks by promising something he didn’t own. We can’t let guys like Rebel get away with that shit. Wouldn’t matter what it was about, the principle’s the same.”

“There are so many things wrong with that statement that I don’t even know where to start. I...I literally can’t figure out what I want to argue with you about because it’s all wrong. All of it.”

“It’s how our world works,” he said, rubbing up and down my lower back. He might’ve been trying to soothe me but my thoughts were spinning too fast. “There’s good and bad. Part of the good is that when you belong to someone in a club, it’s not just his job to protect you, it’s the whole club’s. I’d die for Dopey’s old lady and I don’t even like the bitch. He’s my brother, though, and she’s his property. It is what it is.”

Sonja's Review


I was so excited to read Shade's Lady from the moment I heard about it! And even though I probably, really should have been reading certain other books, I couldn't wait anymore and I just had to start it. I fell in love with Shade's Lady almost as soon as I started reading it and it was definitely worth being "bad!" 

Man, Ms. Wylde has just been killing it with these heroines of hers! I'll read the latest Reapers MC book and be thinking by the end, I have a new favorite heroine and then I read the next one and it happens all over again. How can you blame with a heroine like Mandy though? She's seriously bada*s, fierce, and strong. The last thing she wants is a man even though Shade makes all her hot and bothered. Mandy is determined to earn her way by working hard at her job and not becoming what people thought she would be. Mandy is just - there are no words to describe how awesome she is - she's seriously amazing and I loved her so hard! 

I didn't really remember who Shade was at first, but I didn't care because I just love this series and these characters and as long as I get to be in this world and see them again, I'm happy! Although, I will say now I can't imagine how I could forget about Shade, the man is so sexy and has such an intense presence, it's not hard to understand why Mandy couldn't get him out her mind - he certainly won't be leaving mine whenever I visit the series again. Shade lives and breathes power, passion, and fire - he's someone that you don't mess with. Just like Mandy is determined, so is he. He's persistent and he never gives up on making Mandy his and trust me, you're going to be falling for this extreme alpha male - I sure did! 

Shade's Lady drew me in from the start and I never wanted to stop reading! It was exciting, entertaining and so sexy. It was full passion and danger and fun and I couldn't get enough. Shade's Lady was an excellent, excellent read and I enjoyed every minute of visiting the Reapers MC world again! 

Shade's Lady can be read as a standalone, it's mostly told from Mandy's POV, but we do occasionally hear from Shade, and they do have a happy ending. 

~ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Stars


Joanna Wylde’s SHADE’S LADY – Review & Excerpt Tour Schedule

March 15th
BeawareOf The Reader – Review & Excerpt
FMR Book Grind – Review
Happily Ever After – Review
Reviews by Tammy and Kim – Review & Excerpt
The Reading Cafe – Review & Excerpt

March 16th
A Reader Who Reads – Excerpt
A Stone's Throw – Review & Excerpt
BFD Book Blog – Review & Excerpt
Book Reader Chronicles – Review & Excerpt
East Coast Book Chicks – Review & Excerpt
Holly's Hot Reads – Review
iScream Books – Review & Excerpt
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March 17th
Angels With Attitude Book Reviews – Review & Excerpt
Blog of Books – Review
Books to Breathe – Review & Excerpt
Disheveled Book Blog – Review & Excerpt
Krista's Dust Jacket – Review & Excerpt
Pardon My Blurb – Excerpt
Red Hot + Blue Reads – Review & Excerpt
Zili in the Sky – Review & Excerpt

March 18th
Always YA at Heart – Review & Excerpt
Book Lovers Hangout – Review & Excerpt
Crazii Bitches Book Blog – Review & Excerpt
EDGy Reviews – Review & Excerpt
Lacey's Love Of Literature – Review & Excerpt
Relentless Romance – Review & Excerpt
Shayna Renee's Spicy Reads – Review & Excerpt
The Escapist Book Blog – Review & Excerpt

March 19th
Angie and Jessica's Dreamy Reads – Review & Excerpt
Deluged with Books Cafe – Review & Excerpt
Ever After Book Reviews – Review & Excerpt
Janet Reads Books – Review
Perusing Princesses – Review & Excerpt
Ramblings From This Chick – Review & Excerpt
Random Book Muses – Review
Renee Entress's Blog – Review & Excerpt

March 20th
Agents of Romance – Excerpt
Angel's Guilty Pleasures – Review & Excerpt
Becky on Books – Review & Excerpt
Book Loving Fairy – Review
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents – Review & Excerpt
KT Book reviews – Excerpt
She Hearts Books – Review

March 21st
Cocktails and Books – Review & Excerpt
Les ChroniquesAléatoires – Review & Excerpt
Oh My Growing TBR – Review & Excerpt
OMGReads – Review & Excerpt
Reading in Pajamas – Review & Excerpt
TJ Loves Books – Review

March 22nd
A Hopeless Romantic's Booklandia – Review & Excerpt
Books 2 Blog – Review & Excerpt
Jax's Book Magic – Excerpt
Lynn's Romance Enthusiasm – Review & Excerpt
Romanticamente Fantasy Sito – Review & Excerpt
Vera is Reading – Excerpt

March 23rd
Ashley Book Blog – Review & Excerpt
Bobo's Book Bank – Review & Excerpt
Kris & Vik Book Therapy Cafe – Review & Excerpt
MI Bookshelf – Review & Excerpt
Real Tasty Pages – Review
Reviews from the heart – Review & Excerpt
Sexy Book Reviews – Review & Excerpt
True Story Book Blog – Review & Excerpt

March 24th
After the Pages – Review
Alphas Do It Better Book Blog – Review & Excerpt
G & T's Indie Café – Excerpt
Jennifers Taking A Break – Review & Excerpt
Reese's Reviews – Review & Excerpt
Ruby's Books – Review & Excerpt
Twinsie Talk – Review
Wicked Reads – Review & Excerpt

About Joanna Wylde:
Joanna Wylde started her writing career in journalism, working in two daily newspapers as both a reporter and editor. Her career has included many different jobs, from managing a homeless shelter to running her own freelance writing business, where she took on projects ranging from fundraising to ghostwriting for academics. During 2012 she got her first Kindle reader as a gift and discovered the indie writing revolution taking place online. Not long afterward she started cutting back her client list to work on Reaper’s Property, her breakout book. It was published in January 2013, marking the beginning of a new career writing fiction. Joanna lives in the mountains of northern Idaho with her family. Visit Joanna Wylde’s website and follow her on:    

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Friday, March 17, 2017

BLOG TOUR REVIEW: Wanderer by Janine Infante Bosco

WANDERER
by Janine Infante Bosco
Nomad #2
Publication Date: March 7, 2017
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Erotic, MC, Romantic Suspense


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SYNOPSIS:

Cobra
I’ve lived two lives.
One full of innocence and one full of sin.
I mourned the perfect life I was born into and made it my duty to chase the phantom who stole it from me.
Revenge, mayhem and loss are all I know.
I am the lone man—I am the wanderer.
The former nomad—now, Satan’s deadliest soldier.
The two worlds were never supposed to collide. Innocence and sin aren’t made to coexist yet somehow my past bleeds into the present and I find myself facing my biggest regret…I find myself face to face with her—the girl who got away.
The girl I let go.
The woman I’ll ruin if I stay.

Celeste
Our young love was marred by violence.
Our guilt destroyed us, fate tempted us but, it was he who broke us.
They say time heals all, but all time did was dull the ache of his abandonment.
Now, dressed in leather, covered in ink the boy I mourned is now a man—a man tormented by his demons.
In another life we were everything to one another.
In this life we’re strangers.

*NOTE* Each book in the Nomad series can be read as a STANDALONE.

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Sonja's Review


I wanted to read Cobra and Celeste's story as soon as I saw them together for the first time and knew that they had a history together. I was a little nervous to start Wanderer though, just because I was sure it was going to be angsty and while it does have angst, there wasn't as much as I thought there would be. It really had the right amount of it - but let's be honest - Wanderer had the right amount of everything. It was an incredible read and I loved it so much! 

Celeste is all light, warmth, and sweetness. She's the kind of person who lights up the room and can make you feel better with a smile. She's kind and compassionate and so giving. That's not to say that Celeste doesn't have a strong, spirited side to her as well, because she does. She's not afraid to go head-to-head with Cobra or let him walk all over her. Celeste is strong, she's amazing, a bada*s and I completely loved her! 

There were a few times when Cobra made me yell at him, but for most of the time, he had me wanting to hug and kiss him. He's protective, determined, a little devious, possessive, and he can even be sweet. He doesn't always make the right choices, he messes up, and he'll break your heart, but you will never doubt the way he feels about Celeste. Cobra is one hundred percent hers and she's one hundred percent his. He's just all about her and says the right kind of things to make your heart melt. I know he stole my heart - I absolutely loved Cobra! 

Wanderer will break your heart and make it ache, it will make you angry and want to yell, but it will also make you laugh and squeeze your heart - in the good way. It's full of dark and light, danger and safety, the sin and the sweet, and life and heart. It's a powerful, epic, beautiful ride that will make your heart race and pound and warm it too. I can't tell you how much I love Wanderer and I would've kept a tally of my smiles, and even with all the hardships and dark times, they were countless. 

Wanderer is the second book in the Nomad series and you can read it as a standalone. It's told mostly from Cobra and Celeste's POV, they got their well-deserved happily-ever-after and I positively cannot wait for the next book! 

~ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Stars

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“Sin with me, Celeste,” I whisper against her throat. 
Her hands tremble as they take hold of my face and pull me back to her. She stares at me for a moment, searching for something.  I have no idea what that something is, but I pray she finds it.
“I never stopped sinning with you,” she murmurs before slamming her mouth over mine. She takes and takes, matching every burn of my tongue with hers, branding me the same as I have branded her time and time again. Then she gives.
She pulls away from my mouth and flips over. Hands splayed against the cotton sheets, knees firmly planted and ass perched for me, offering me the opportunity to make every fucking fantasy I’ve had over the years my reality. My chest tightens as I crawl over the mattress, eating the space between us. Leaning over her, I take her hips forcefully and rock my dick against her ass. Her nails claw the sheets as I push my dick between her ass cheeks, torturing us both with promise.
“Cobra.” It’s a plea, a curse, a fucking wish.
I close my eyes, trail my hands up to her body and clutch the cap of her shoulders, manipulating her until she arches and pushes her round ass against me. One hand snakes around her neck, the other digs into her hair as I nudge my dick lower, skating over her pulsing cunt.
Sweet, sweet cunt.
Sinfully delicious.
I fist her hair and pull her back as I drive my cock into her. The scream she releases renders me motionless and for a moment I think it’s too much, that I’ve crossed a line and hurt her.
“More,” she cries.
Fuck yes.
My hand slides from her throat and closes over one of her breasts. They used to be enough to fill my hands and now my hand feels small in comparison. I roll her nipple between my fingers, twisting until she’s screeching and bucking her hips.
That’s it, gorgeous, lose yourself in sin.
Feel it.
Breathe it.
Fucking own it.
I comb my fingers through her hair and rear my hand back, slapping her ass as I pull out and slam back in. Her pussy swallows every inch of me, tightening and constricting—my cock a prisoner between her walls.
“More,” she demands.
Gritting my teeth, I fight to keep control of my head and fuck her right and not recklessly.
My hips don’t comprehend the difference as my pelvis slaps against her ass hard and fast. My palm itches to redden her other cheek, instead I reach around her and tease her clit with my fingers. Playing her, tuning her, waiting for her to hit the high notes.
“You still want more?” I pant, flicking my finger over the bundle of nerves exposed by the swollen lips of her pussy. “Tell me what you want, Cel? Need to hear that mouth get filthy for me.”
“I want more,” she stammers. “Everywhere.”
I drag my fingers away from her and lift them to her lips.
“Suck,” I command.
She does as she’s told, taking my already wet fingers between her lips. 
In and out, my fingers mimic every thrust of my cock. 
My head spins. 
My balls ache. 
I’m losing it.
Knowing I can’t go much longer, I take my fingers from her mouth and slip them between her ass cheeks.
A promise is a fucking promise.
“I can’t hold out anymore,” she stutters, pulling on the sheets as her hips buck. I barely get a finger inside before I feel her pussy squeeze my dick. She hangs her head as she chants my name over and over.
Sin, gorgeous. 
Grunting, I slide my finger out, grab her hips and fuck her with everything I have. A flash of wild abandoned pleasure rushes through me as I fight to breathe…to see. My hips snap along with my mind as my sin spills into her and a flash of heaven blinds me.
Too much.
Not enough.
Everything.

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“Stryker”
I’m a drifter.
A man born to ride through this world alone.
There used to be a time when I thought I was the rescuing type.
I enlisted in the Marines and made it my duty—I was going to save lives.
I was going to be a true American hero.
But God had another plan.
Or maybe Satan did.
For everything I touch finds mortality.
I’m no hero.
I’m nothing.
I’m a veteran biker, a former nomad who survived war only to live in hell.
Now I ride with the Satan’s Knights of Brooklyn and I’m drifting into a different kind of chaos.
The kind that revolves around a pretty girl with intoxicating green eyes.
A girl who has the power to turn me inside out.
A girl who doesn’t need anyone to rescue her because she’s her own savior.
Until she’s not.
But a man plagued by war and the devil inside him can never be her hero.



Gina Spinelli
Strong. Independent. Fierce.
They are the three things I strived to be.
But sometimes being successful can be lonely.
Sometimes a girl just wants to be a girl and have someone take care of her.
Maybe even love her.
Sometimes the strong become vulnerable.
Or worse, the victor becomes the victim.
Sometimes we lose control or in my case it’s stripped from you.
Defeated. Broken. Haunted.
They are the three things I have become.
In my darkest hour I admit defeat.
In my darkest hour I need one person.
I need him.
Stryker.

***NOTE: DRIFTER is a STANDALONE novel. Contains explicit sexual situations, violence, sensitive subjects, offensive language, and mature topics. Recommended for age 18 years and up. ***

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ABOUT JANINE INFANTE BOSCO

Janine Infante Bosco lives in New York City, she has always loved reading and writing. When she was thirteen, she began to write her own stories and her passion for writing took off as the years went on. At eighteen, she even wrote a full screenplay with dreams of one day becoming a member of the Screen Actors Guild. Janine writes emotionally charged novels with an emphasis on family bonds, strong willed female characters, and alpha male men who will do anything for the women they love. She loves to interact with fans and fellow avid romance readers like herself. She is proud of her success as an author and the friendships she’s made in the book community but her greatest accomplishment to date would be her two sons Joseph and Paul.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

RELEASE DAY BLITZ: Beast: A Hate Story, The Beginning by Mary Catherine Gebhard

Title: Beast: A Hate Story, The Beginning
Author: Mary Catherine Gebhard
Release Date: March 14, 2017
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 Once upon a time, I thought love was a fairytale.

I thought selling myself to a mafia boss was noble. So what if they called him the Beast? I grew up in rags, and he would lift me to riches. All I had to do was give him my soul.

He was punishing. Insatiable. Captivating. Nothing like I expected him to be. Each day my reality blurred, leaving me wondering if I was slave or princess.

The longer I stayed, the more I lost myself to him. Even after every cruelty the Beast visited upon me, I longed for his touch. Even after every savage word he spoke, I begged for his lips. I thought the worst thing he could take was my body. I was too naïve to guard my heart.

Once upon a time, I thought love was a fairytale.

Now I know better than to speak of happily-ever-afters.

Beast is the first book in the Hate Story duet. About what it means to fall in love with the person who has absolutely destroyed you, it contains disturbing and graphic situations that may be a trigger for some.



 
Mary Catherine Gebhard bites off more than she can chew. She’s lived in Salt Lake City, Utah her entire life but occasionally goes on vacation from reality. Don’t worry, she sends postcards.

  

RELEASE DAY BLITZ REVIEW: Surviving Harley by K. Webster

Surviving Harley
by K. Webster
Publication Date: March 14, 2017
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance


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Taylor Cunningham is a diva talk show host who’s signed on for ninety days of marriage to a stranger.

All in the name of skyrocketing her career.

Harley Harrison is a bearded survivalist who’ll do anything to move past a broken heart.

Even if that means letting millions of people choose his perfect match and letting them televise his every move.

Opposites don’t always attract. Two people can’t be forced to be happy. And after nearly three months in marriage hell, they are counting down to the moment they can throw in the towel and divorce, without breaching contract.

But then everything changes in the blink of an eye.

One hot drunken night. A national scandal. Terrorists. Bombs. And total anarchy. This unlikely couple will be forced to work together…even if it kills them.

Will they survive and find love along the way?
Or is this marriage over in more ways than one?

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About K. Webster

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K Webster is the author of dozens romance books in many different genres including contemporary romance, historical romance, paranormal romance, and erotic romance. When not spending time with her husband of twelve years and two adorable children, she’s active on social media connecting with her readers. Her other passions besides writing include reading and graphic design. K can always be found in front of her computer chasing her next idea and taking action. She looks forward to the day when she will see one of her titles on the big screen. You can easily find K Webster on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and Goodreads! Website: www.authorkwebster.com Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/bllgoP



Sonja's Review


I'm always up for reading an instalove romance with a hot, possessive alpha male and Surviving Harley was no exception! I was really excited to read it and I had such a good time doing it. It was fantastic and there was not one thing that I didn't love about Surviving Harley

Taylor might come across as a bit of a harda*s at first, but she also has a vulnerableness to her as well. Now don't get me wrong, she's still strong, but you get see her softness more. I loved seeing that side of Taylor - she's sweet, kind, and has an optimism and positivity that I really appreciated. Taylor discovered what truly matters to her and she fully embraces it. I just loved her - she's wonderful! 

And of course, I fell for Harley right away! I love me a big, gruff, growly, you're-mine kind of man and he fit that to a tee. Harley always wants to make it work with Taylor and he never completely gives up. Harley is possessive, protective, loyal, and you know he has Taylor's back to the end of time. With all that, how could I not fall for him? Harley is equally as wonderful - Taylor and me never stood a chance! 

Surviving Harley might not be very long, but it is definitely not short on heart. It has light, sweet moments and dark, heart pounding ones too. It's sexy ride full of a little danger, a little heart ache, and a whole lot of love and passion. It was such an excellent read and I just adored it! 

Surviving Harley is a standalone, it's told from Harley and Taylor's POV, and their happy ending left me with a smiling face and melting heart! 

~ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Stars 

Friday, March 10, 2017

BLOG TOUR REVIEW: Don't Speak by Katy Regnery

Don’t Speak
by Katy Regnery
A Modern Fairytale
Publication Date: February 27, 2016
VGenres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance


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From New York Times bestseller Katy Regnery comes a new twist on a beloved fairytale.

In this modern retelling of The Little Mermaid, a fisherman’s daughter from an Outer Banks island untouched by time, meets the son of the North Carolina governor at a fancy party she helps to cater.

Laire, who wants more from life than her little island can offer, is swept away by wealthy, sophisticated Erik, who is, in turn, entranced by her naiveté and charm. The two spend a whirlwind summer together that ends on the knife-point of heartbreak and forces them to go their separate ways.

Years later, when fate finds them together once again, they will discover the terrifying depth of the secrets they kept from each other, and learn that shattered hearts can only be healed by a love that willfully refuses to die.

All novels Katy Regnery’s ~a modern fairytale~ collection are written as fundraisers. 10% of the e-book sales for in March and April 2017 will be donated.

About Katy Regnery

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Katy Regnery started her writing career by enrolling in a short story class in January 2012. One year later, she signed her first contract and Katy’s first novel was published in September 2013. Twenty-five books later, Katy claims authorship of the multi-titled, New York Times and USA Today Blueberry Lane Series, which follows the English, Winslow, Rousseau, Story, and Ambler families of Philadelphia; the six-book, bestselling ~a modern fairytale~ series; and several other standalone novels and novellas. Katy’s first modern fairytale romance, The Vixen and the Vet, was nominated for a RITA® in 2015 and won the 2015 Kindle Book Award for romance. Katy’s boxed set, The English Brothers Boxed Set, Books #1–4, hit the USA Today bestseller list in 2015, and her Christmas story, Marrying Mr. English, appeared on the list a week later. In May 2016, Katy’s Blueberry Lane collection, The Winslow Brothers Boxed Set, Books #1-4, became a New York Times E-book bestseller. In 2016, Katy signed a print-only agreement with Spencerhill Press. As a result, her Blueberry Lane paperback books will now be distributed to brick and mortar bookstores all over the United States. Katy lives in the relative wilds of northern Fairfield County, Connecticut, where her writing room looks out at the woods, and her husband, two young children, two dogs, and one Blue Tonkinese kitten create just enough cheerful chaos to remind her that the very best love stories begin at home.



Sonja's Review


I have been looking forward to reading Ms. Regnery's take on The Little Mermaid ever since I saw that she was going to include it in her A Modern Fairytale series! I had no idea how she was going to do it, but even then, Don't Speak wasn't like what I imagined - not that that was a bad thing. In fact, it was another amazing addition to the series! 

Laire grows and changes a lot in this book, but only in the best ways. She becomes much stronger, more mature, confident, and and sure of herself and it's not to say that she wasn't like that when we first meet her. Laire was strong and brave in the beginning, but she was also young and she had her flaws and vulnerabilities as well. She's always been determined and driven to make something of herself and she definitely does. Laire still has the good qualities that I loved about her before like how real and down-to-earth she is, her kindness, her openness, and her strength. Laire is the best person she can be, she's wonderful, and I loved her. 

It wasn't hard to fall for Erik - he might be the son of the governor, but he's not a stuck-up snob. He's fun and playful and you never have to question his love for Laire. Granted, he changes too and it's not completely for the better, but just like Laire never lost her true inner self, neither does he. Erik might be a little less playful, but he's still warm and so in love, he'll just melt your heart. I know he sure stole my heart and I couldn't have loved him more if I tried! 

I'll admit that Don't Speak was really hard for me to read for almost half of the book. I loved seeing how Erik and Laire got their start, but at the same time, I kind of hated it too because I knew that they weren't going to make it that first time and it was so bittersweet. It made my heart ache and I knew when their time did come to end, it was going to be heartbreaking. And it was, although it wasn't as bad as I had built it up to be which I was glad for and I was finally able to relax and completely enjoy reading Don't Speak. When I was in those moments of worry, I thought it might affect the book as a whole, but once I got past everything, I truly thought that all of that heartburn was worth it to make it to where Laire and Erik are now. 

Don't Speak was beautiful, heartbreaking, and full of passion, depth, and heart. It was marvelous and I absolutely loved it. I can't wait for the next book! 

Don't Speak can be read as a standalone, it's told from Erik and Laire's POV, and they do live happily-ever-after. 
~ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Stars