#NewRelease Extra Credit by Poppy Dunne #RomCom #MustRead #TeachersPet #5stars

 

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Book Title: Extra Credit

Author: Poppy Dunne

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Release Date: March 22, 2017

Hosted by: Book Enthusiast Promotions

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Diane’s review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
First off, I just want to put it out there that I think I love Poppy Dunne and want to be ‘besties’ with her! She doesn’t know me and should probably apply now for that restraining order 😉

The humor in Extra Credit is off the charts hilarious, but it isn’t just a funny story. It’s surprising and sweet, romantic and emotional, too.

Chelle is a quirky funny heroine and I couldn’t help just immediately loving her! She is working as a substitute drama teacher at a very over-privileged, ritzy school in LA. She has set this year as her goal to either have a full time job or move back with her parents (and that is not a good option!)

“I found out that stress knitting is a thing. I’ve created two tiny caps for Chuckles, along with a sweater and a tail warmer. He’s going to need one of those if they spend the winter in Montana again. I’ve also made Archie a pillow, and earmuffs, and I’ve knitted a doggie dish for him. It doesn’t hold any water, so maybe that was a stupid idea. Well, no maybe about it.”

Will is a pretty quirky guy, also. He is juggling a high pressure job, a kookie ex-wife Suzonne, and the most precocious 10 year old daughter Amelia. Amelia is smitten with her new substitute teacher and it’s not long before Will finds himself falling under her spell, also.

“You can take it out on me all you want in this life, but you mess with my kid and the Hulk breaks out. And I don’t have those expanding underpants Hulk does, so it’s going to get really awkward exceptionally fast around here.”

I love the humor of Extra Credit, super fun without being slapstick. Chelle’s inner monologue constantly kept me on my toes. I laughed out loud and highlighted more than half the book! I may also have been texting passages to my book buddies insisting that they need to read this book!

“I have baggage.
In my car, obviously, because I never unpack anything, but also personally.”

 

 

 

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#Synopsis:

The first time I saw Will Munroe I had him pegged as a typical LA douchebag—a little too handsome, a little too rich, a little too into his probiotic kale smoothies. The next time I ran into him—at his daughter’s parent/teacher conference (me: teacher, he: parent)—I noticed his steel grey eyes, his hard chest under a crisp white button down, and his suggestively bare ring finger. I was hooked.

 

If life really imitated art, he’d have swept me off my feet and taken me right there on the principal’s desk. Instead, we are stuck in our assigned roles. He’s the workaholic single dad of a precocious girl child, and I’m her fiery substitute teacher. Never the two shall meet. Enter one zany, yurt-dwelling ex-wife, a stock market that never sleeps, and some over-the-top, A-list fundraisers, and I’ve got plenty of drama ahead. Better to keep my hands to myself.

 

But when Will asks me out for a pancake breakfast, how can I resist? My heart (and my stomach) say yes, but am I willing to risk my job for a short stack and a romp in the hay? A slow, sensual, mind-blowing romp in the hay…

 

But where there’s a Will…

 

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#MeettheAuthor

After ten years of hiding behind a bathroom door, Poppy Dunne has sent both children to school, emerged from the bathroom, and is excited to release Room Service, a romantic comedy plotted mostly on the toilet.

Poppy writes books with relatable heroines who speak their minds and whose riotous inner dialogue reflects their complex characters. Her goal is to deliver a story that has equal parts heart, romance and humor. Her heroes are swoon worthy, yet hold on to your suspension of disbelief, because they pick up their own socks and cook.

In her free time, she looks for hobbies other than Netflix and procrastinating to fill out this author bio. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and children.

 

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#Excerpt

I’m asking for a tissue when he sweeps me up into his arms and kisses me. His mouth covers mine, nothing tentative about it. It’s a masterful kiss, him claiming my mouth over and over again. My arms twine around his neck, when what I should be doing is pushing him away with a Scarlett O’Hara “I do dee-clayah! Mr. Munroe!” But I don’t. Instead, I pull him closer, feeling the scrape of his stubble against my cheek. He tastes like breath mints from heaven, or something else celestial and minty fresh. When we finally pull apart—which body does not want, but brain insists on—I find I can finally exhale. Will lowers me back to the ground like I’m floating back out of a dream, back to my job and the school and…the fact that I’m still doing my job at the school.

 

 While snogging a parent.

 

 Snogging’s a great word.

 

 Okay, brain. Let’s get back to it.

 

 “That was…” Will’s voice trails off. The tone is deep, rugged, sexy.

 

 I respond, “Shhweee.” I think I was looking for the word sweet, but we’ll never know.

 

  “Very,” he agrees. He steps away, even though every molecule in my body right now is telling me to fling myself back at this tall, infuriating, infuriatingly gorgeous man. But just as I’m about to throw caution and my bra to the wind, someone adorable comes bouncing up to us, her mouse-eared hoodie still on.

 

#NewRelease The Sex Bucket List by Prescott Lane #SwoonyLove #ContemporaryRomance

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Title: The Sex Bucket List
Author: Prescott Lane
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Publishing Date: March 9th

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Our Review:
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Emerson has definitely got her groove back!
The Sex Bucket List from the outside looks like a cute RomCom, but from the inside reads like an emotional real life romance, sweet and funny without becoming sappy or slapstick.

“It makes sense I’d have a sex list, though. I mean, why not? I’ve got grocery lists, Christmas lists, to-do lists, even honey-do lists—minus the honey. I’m the queen of list making. It helps me keep some semblance of order in my life. Those of you with kids and a job and countless after-school activities know what I’m talking about. So why not a sex bucket list?”

Emerson is learning how to be a single mom, divorced with three kids and juggling work and family. She is a caregiver in all aspects of her life and puts others first before her own wants and needs. But when she comes across her “Sex Bucket List” that was compiled during a drunken girls night, she decides to carve out a little time and attention for herself.

“I’ve been spending my time lately on my sex bucket list. And it’s not time spent on sexual freedom or experimentation, but on finding myself again, feeling worthy of love again, loving myself again.”

Boy did I swoon for Mateo!! Waiting and watching Emerson and biding his time until she was ready to move on with her life. He is so perfect for Emerson who deserves someone to love and care for her.

“You take care of everyone.”
“You notice all that?”
He inches closer, looking down at me, and my heart pumps hard. “I notice everything about you.”
Oh my God, my heart’s about to pump out of my chest. But I tell myself maybe he just means it’s his job as head of security to pay attention, to be observant. But maybe not—after all, he sure is standing close to me. And he looks and smells fantastic. Powered by my list, I place a hand on my hip, and in my sassiest tone, say, “Are you wondering what it’d be like for me to take care of you?”
His head lowers to my ear, his warm breath sending shivers over my skin. “I’m wondering if you’ll ever let me take care of you.”

I loved this story and didn’t want it to end! I really want to read more and know more about the amazing characters in this book!
-Diane-

 

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Mateo

Emerson’s a sexy mom of three.

And if you call her a MILF, I’ll kick your ass.

She’s got a sex “to do” list, and I’m just the man to help her check some things off.

But this isn’t my story. It’s hers.

Unfortunately for me, her story involves an ex-husband, a kid that hates me, and a pretty nice shot to my nuts. She’s a woman who thinks too much, always with a plan, a list, but I’ve got a list of my own.
Emerson

Mateo likes to tease me that I have lists for my lists. But I didn’t hear him complaining when he stumbled upon my Sex Bucket List.

This is the story of how I brushed the cobwebs off my sex life, put myself back onto my list and not only fell in love with a younger man, but with myself, as well.

Grab a pen and make your own Sex Bucket List!

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#NewRelease We Said Forever by Marie James #Standalone #MustRead #FavoriteAuthor

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We Said Forever is an angsty and emotional bumpy ride of a story. Even though it is love at almost first sight for or Fallyn and Blaze, their road is not an easy one. They soon find out that love alone is not enough to sustain their relationship with out communication and trust.

“I’m scared,” I confess on a whisper, praising myself internally for being brave enough to put it out there, but at the same time, hating that it may give him a chance to back out. Silence fills the room for the longest time. “I am too,” he admits. “But no amount of unease I feel about taking such a big step with you makes me doubt the fact that I will love you every single second for the rest of my life. We’ll fight, argue, and say sh*t we don’t mean, but at the end of the day, you’re the best thing that has ever happened to me. As cliché as it sounds, you complete me.”

At the start of the story Blaze is the golden boy, the football hero, with a bright future but a series of bad choices sets him on the wrong path. I really wanted to shake some sense into him! My heart broke for Fallyn who goes through so much but her love for Blaze never falters!

“You promised, you promised!” she chants with desperation as the door closes behind me. “We said FOREVER!”

This was definitely an emotional Rollercoaster of a story, but I loved every word of it! I hate you, but I love you, Author Marie James!!

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Rock bottom.

They say the only way to go from there is up, but what is “up” when you’re born into someone else’s rock bottom?

At ten, football became my first love. It’s what got me out of the house away from my self-destructive family. My love for football landed me at Las Vegas University with a full ride scholarship, and the orange on my jersey was my favorite color…until my eyes landed on the red dress Fallyn wore the night we met.

At twenty-one, I jumped off the cliff into the unknown the second Fallyn McIntyre danced in my arms at a party. I had the greatest girl in the world and the opportunity to play college ball every Saturday. My rock bottom was looking up, thanks to my two first loves.

Parties, sex, and football—life was perfect. But one drink too many, and my world came crashing down. When I chose pills over my second love, my head told me it was the best decision I ever made. The pills keep me warm and protect me from the distance Fallyn created. Percs don’t judge me. They make me feel alive.

Threes.

They say the best things come in threes, but one leads to a stable future, one is my salvation, and the other drags me to hell—a hell I’d willingly burn in for eternity…if it weren’t for my second love.

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NewRelease American Prince (American Queen Trilogy #2) #Authorswelove #blogtour #lovethiscover

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American Prince, the highly-anticipated follow up to American Queen by Sierra Simone is available now!!

American Prince by Sierra Simone

Publication Date: March 7th, 2017

Genre: Contemporary Romance

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5 Epic Stars!
American Prince is the second book in the American Queen Trilogy. It continues the story of Ash, Embry and Greer, but this time giving us insight and backstory of Ash and Embry’s meeting and history together.

“Colchester had wrinkled up that sweet forehead. “Why would I write a memoir?”
“For when you run for President. You can’t be a President without a book first.” And those wrinkles would get deeper, and he’d look so puzzled and handsome at my joke that my ribs would fracture from the pressure of it. And then to make that fracturing stop, I’d change the subject and say, “Bet you miss those nights in Prague.”

The American Queen Trilogy is such an amazing and epic story of war and politics, of love and heartbreak, of lies and scheming. There are so many twists and surprises in American Prince. It is heart-wrenchingly beautiful, but also Hot with a capital H!!

“And it’s bullshit that a tear and look could have just as much weight as a bullet in my shoulder, as a burning village, as the bodies of the men I’d vowed to protect in those godforsaken mountains.”

I got lost in this story but even more lost in the gorgeous words and imagery created on each page. Whenever I had to put my ereader down, I would have to shake myself and come back down to earth from wherever the pages had taken me!

“I’m done running from you,” I said honestly. “I tried and it didn’t matter—you haunted me everywhere I went.”
“And you haunted me,” he murmured, rolling over to press his lips against mine once more. “My little prince.”
And so the next act in our tragedy began.”
-Diane-

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I’ve been many things.

I’ve been a son and a stepbrother. An Army captain and a Vice President.

But only with Him am I a prince. His little prince.

Only with Maxen and Greer does my world make sense, only between them can I find peace from the demons that haunt me. But men like me aren’t made to be happy. We don’t deserve it. And I should have known a love as sharp as ours could cut both ways.

My name is Embry Moore and I serve at the pleasure of the President of the United States…for now.

This is the story of an American Prince.

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In an instant, he was on me, straddling my thighs, one hand yanking my head back so I had to look up into his face. “Don’t play games with me,” Ash warned in a low voice. “Not tonight. Not after what you did. You don’t even want to know the things I’m thinking about right now.”
I could barely breathe. Pain sang out from my shoulder and hunger sang out from my thickening cock. I was at the mercy of a monster—in the hands of an angry god, as they say—and I’d never felt more alive. It was like kissing his boot, like that first moment I’d been shot at in the trees—the whole world came to life, the forest thrumming and the leaves rustling and my blood and heart all part of this incredible symphony of magic and music that was playing all the time, if only I had the ears to listen. Being with Ash was like my battle high, the fragility of life so apparent, the thrill of surviving it so exhilarating. Surviving him.
“Take it,” I said, my fantasies from all those years ago coming back and making me stir underneath him.
“What?” he asked quietly.
“Take what you’re owed. Take what you deserve for saving my life.”
His lips parted, his eyes hooded, and he pulled my head back even more, exposing my throat. “And what exactly do you owe me?” he asked. “What exactly do I deserve?”
I met his eyes, which were almost black in the dark. “Whatever you want.”
“What I want will have you flat on the ground with tears in your eyes. You think you want to give that to me?”
“No.” I swallowed. “I want you to take it from me.”
He went still.
“Let me thank you,” I begged. “Let me make you feel better. Use me. Use me how you need.”
“Oh, that’s what you want, is it?” he breathed. He leaned in, his thighs on my throbbing erection, and I felt his own, an iron bulge pressing into my stomach. It was massive. He’d tear me apart with it. “You won’t let me have you any other time, not with kisses or love letters, but when you’re bleeding and I’m furious, that’s when you’ll open yourself to me? That’s when I get to have this?”
How could I make him understand? That it had to be like this? That I had to be conquered, not wooed?

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#NewRelease The Cad and The Coed (Rugby #3) by Penny Reid & L.H. Cosway #RomCom #FunRead

 

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The Cad and The Co-Ed, an all-new romantic comedy from Penny Reid & L.H. Cosway is LIVE!

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The Cad and the Co-ed is the third book in the Rugby series but can be read completely as a standalone. Eilish Cassidy is not the type of girl to get all swoon and gooey about a good looking guy, but she did keep posters of gorgeous rugby player Bryan Leech on her wall and when he turns his attention to her at a party, she is no match for his charm.

“I was not and never had been a romantic sort with stars in my eyes and a happily ever after on my mind.”…
“And then I’d danced with his thick thighs and his big shoulders under the influence of candlelight and champagne. He’d compared me to a rose and gazed at me as though I was flawless. He’d kissed me dizzy in the gardens. He’d spread my legs and worshipped me with his lips and tongue, seducing me beneath a blanket of stars. He’d taken me to his suite and made love to me.”

The next morning in the light of day when Eilish realizes that Bryan had been very drunk and doesn’t even remember their night, she cuts and runs, but the repercussions of that night will stay with her for a lifetime.

“And in that moment, I believed in love at first sight, because I’d just witnessed it. I’d just witnessed a man fall head over heels in love with his own son. “C-come on, I’ll introduce you,”

I loved The Cad and The Co-ed. It is a great addition to this wonderful series! The Cad and The Co-Ed is a rom-com but with heart and emotion and just a bit of drama to keep you flipping the pages!! 5 Stars!
-Diane-

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THE CAD

Bryan Leech is a cad.

Or, he *was* a cad.

No one is quite certain.

Once the quintessential playboy, Bryan claims he’s done with wild parties and weekend benders. No more one night stands leading to mornings he can’t remember; no more binges and blackouts; no more exploits plastered all over the tabloids and rag sheets. According to Bryan, he’s cleaning up his act.

The only problem is, no one believes him.
THE CO-ED

Eilish Cassidy never thought she’d be a mother at nineteen or still in college at twenty-four. Cut off from every member of her family except her favorite cousin, she’s finally managed to put her life back together. Stronger and wiser, Eilish enters her last semester of university determined to stand on her own. Now she just needs to find an internship.

The only problem is, her best option—by far—places her directly in the path of her son’s father, and he doesn’t remember her at all.
THE PLAN

Bryan is determined to prove he’s changed. Eager to settle down with the right woman, he’s got his sights set on the gorgeous redhead who seems terribly familiar.

Eilish is determined to hide her secret. She’ll do anything to keep her child safe, even if that means ignoring her own wishes and desires.

But what happens when Bryan starts to remember? And what will it take for Bryan to convince the girl he forgot that she’s unforgettable?

 

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Meet Penny Reid:
Penny Reid is the USA Today Bestselling Author of the Winston Brothers and Knitting in the City series. When she’s not immersed in penning smart romances, Penny works in the biotech industry as a researcher. She’s also a full time mom to three diminutive adults, wife, daughter, knitter, crocheter, sewer, general crafter, and thought ninja.

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Meet L.H. Cosway:
L.H. Cosway has a BA in English Literature and Greek and Roman Civilisation, and an MA in Postcolonial Literature. She lives in Dublin city. Her inspiration to write comes from music. Her favorite things in life include writing stories, vintage clothing, dark cabaret music, food, musical comedy, and of course, books.

She thinks that imperfect people are the most interesting kind. They tell the best stories.

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#NewRelease The Deep End (The Honey Series #1) by Kristen Ashley #FavoriteAuthor #NewSeries

✮✮✮A delicious world of erotica, BDSM with alpha-subs and their Dommes, and a gripping love story…Welcome to The Bee’s Honey! The first book in New York Times bestselling author Kristen Ashley’s Honey Series, THE DEEP END is a seductive and rich love story now available! ✮✮✮

Our 5 Star Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
The Deep End is quite a different type of book from the usual Kristen Ashley story. Darker, more erotic, and taking place around an exclusive sex club. But as different as the story is, it is also exactly the same. The same comfortable writing that speaks to me in ordinary language even while explaining very extraordinary scenes. The author elicits the same emotions that tear my heart apart in each of her books and the same knowledge that she will some how make things right for me.

“You give me something, many somethings, many somethings that mean the world to me, and you do it constantly, Olly.”
“You get me,” he said low and firm.
“Ol—” Okay. Maybe she didn’t.
“You know you give me more, Amélie. You know I’m only me with you.”

Amelie is a different kind of heroine. Such a strong and independent exterior that covers an extremely vulnerable girl. Amelie frequents a posh, restrictive sex club called The Honey. She is a Dominant who is intrigued by the newest, very alpha sub.

“Amélie, you can drop the Mistress shit.” “Of course,” she murmured. “You’ll still be formal. It’s your way. It’s sweet,”

Olivier struggles to come to terms with a side of himself that he has always felt was depraved. Keeping his life separate from his darker wants and needs. He pulls strings to gain admittance into The Honey hoping to catch Amelie’s eye.

“There’s enough judging in the world,” he went on. “The things we give each other mean too much to bring that kind of shit into it.” He said the words and he had to live by them.”

This story takes Hot to a new level and I may have bookmarked a few scenes to read over and over!! 😉 The Deep End is an amazing and beautiful love story that just happens to revolve around the world of BDSM, sex clubs, Dom/subs, scenes, etc. Amelie and Olivier have found a home in my heart and will take their place among my favorite KA Heroes and heroines!
-Diane-

Fall into THE DEEP END and grab your copy today!

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About THE DEEP END (Erotic Romance Releasing March 7, 2017):

Enter a decadent sensual world where gorgeous alpha males are committed to fulfilling a woman’s every desire…

Olivier isn’t sure what he’s gotten himself into when he joins the Honey Club, only that a dark part of him hungers for the lifestyle offered by this exclusive club. Here, no boundary will be left untested…and one’s deepest fantasies will become an exquisite reality.

When Amélie invites Olivier to surrender, she gives the alpha submissive what he craves. Soon they both find themselves falling harder than they ever anticipated—but as their connection deepens, the truth about Olivier’s past could destroy everything…

Gripping and seductive, The Deep End is the first book in a sensational new series from bestselling author Kristen Ashley.

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As he slowly closed the door behind him and moved his eyes to look through the room, taking it in, she watched them get wide.

They dropped to her and his amusement was clear. Not only radiating from his gaze but twitching his lips.

Another unusual—and unacceptable—reaction.

He thought this was funny.

She hoped like fuck she had the opportunity to prove him wrong.

She crossed her arms on her chest and slightly put out a foot, like she was about to start tapping her toe. In the wrap dress she wore, she knew this opened the overlap, not exposing anything, but the promise for him was impossible to resist.

His attention dropped to her legs.

“In the playrooms,” she began with a snap, and his gaze cut to hers, “I want eye contact. Unless otherwise instructed, you should not only feel free to look me directly in the eyes, if I’m in your line of sight or I’m not giving you something that your body’s natural reaction would make it difficult to meet my gaze, I require it.”

She stood there staring as he did nothing but dip his chin in acknowledgment.

Cheeky.

Exceptionally cheeky.

Fabulous.

“Unless I’ve asked for their silence or for them to ask for leave to speak, I also require my toys to respond when they’re spoken to. Even if it’s only a ‘yes, Mistress,’ or ‘no, Mistress.’”

His stance relaxed, like he was settling in at the beginning of a show he found vaguely intriguing, and his deep rumble of a voice bounced like boulders through the room. “Yes, Mistress.”

Christ, even his voice declared his challenge.

“Excellent,” she allowed. “Your name?”

“Olivier,” he answered.

French.

Also unusual, at least in this country. And interesting.

She liked it a great deal.

She studied him.

He let her, holding her eyes.

“I’m Mistress Amélie,” she eventually informed him.

“I know. You got a lotta fans out there…Mistress.”

The hesitation over him saying “Mistress” gave less of the impression he was testing her and more of the strange impression the word was unpracticed when, with any experienced sub, it would slip right off their tongue.

She made no comment to that.

“There are things we should go over,” she remarked.

“Right,” he stated, his big body adjusting again, now like he was settling in further, intent on giving her the same attention he would a flight attendant who gave the safety address.

That being no more than a courtesy.

She fought the shiver his actions created but allowed the irritation.

“Your safe word is kitten,” she stated.

“Yes, Mistress.”

“You’re open to any kind of play,” she went on.

“Yes, Mistress.”

“It’s important and now’s the time to share should there be anything you wish me to shy away from, Olivier. Especially as this is the first time I’ve played with you.”

Something in his eyes flashed. Blue eyes that were the color of nothing and everything. Not sky. Not sea. Not midnight. A pure blue that only existed in the unchartable depths of a rainbow.

She felt that flash snake up between her thighs, taking residence in her womb.

He wanted this conversation done so she would play with him. He wanted the preliminaries over so they’d get to the good stuff.

He wanted her.

She stared into those blue eyes and for a moment felt mesmerized.

For God’s sake, Leigh, she berated herself in an effort to pull it together. Rainbow?

“Olivier,” she prompted.

“I’m open to anything,” he confirmed.

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About Kristen Ashley:

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Kristen Ashley was born in Gary, Indiana, USA and nearly killed her mother and herself making it into the world, seeing as she had the umbilical cord wrapped around her neck (already attempting to accessorise and she hadn’t taken her first breath!). Her mother said they took Kristen away, put her Mom back in her room, her mother looked out the window, and Gary was on fire (Dr. King had been assassinated four days before). Kristen’s Mom remembered thinking it was the end of the world. Quite the dramatic beginning.

Nothing’s changed.

Kristen grew up in Brownsburg, Indiana and has lived in Denver, Colorado and the West Country of England. Thus, she’s blessed to have friends and family around the globe. Her family was (is) loopy (to say the least) but loopy is good when you want to write. They all lived together on a very small farm in a small farm town in the heartland. She grew up with Glenn Miller, The Everly Brothers, REO Speedwagon and Whitesnake (and the wardrobes that matched).

Needless to say, growing up in a house full of music, clothes and love was a good way to grow up.

And as she keeps growing, it keeps getting better.

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#NewRelease Sexiest Dad Alive (Knight Fashion #3) #ContemporaryRomance #HotDad

Life isn’t a fairytale. Sometimes you have to fight for happily ever after. And sometimes you just have to let go.
Sexiest Dad Alive (Knight Magazine #3) by M. Clarke is
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Diane’s Review:
Sexiest Dad Alive is the third book in the Knight Fashion series. It can be read it as a standalone and is the first book by this author that I’ve read.

Josh and Isla are friends and roommates. But just as Isla prepares to see if things could develop into more than a friendship, Josh starts to pull away and seems to have a secret that he is keeping from his closest friends. And it is quite a big secret.

Sexiest Dad Alive is a super angsty story as Isla and Josh have to navigate many obstacles in their way as they search to find out if they can have a happily ever after with each other.

“Life isn’t a fairytale. Sometimes you have to fight for happily ever after. And sometimes you just have to let go. But sometimes in the end happily ever after finds you again.”

There were a few times that I just wanted to yell at both Josh and Isla to grow a backbone and stand up for themselves, but they eventually learn that they must support each other in order for both of them to be strong. This story has a great cast of characters, friends and colleagues that may come alive a bit more for someone who has read the other books in this series.
3.5 Stars

 

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Blurb
Josh Bennett
It was a simple offer.
I invited Isla to rent a room in my five thousand square foot home. Plenty of rooms and plenty of space. But the second she moved in, I knew I was in trouble. I could handle wanting her when there was distance between us, but once we started to play house, all my pent up desire started knocking down walls.
That was my first mistake of many.
The private investigator I hired to track down my ex found her not far from where I live. I should have locked my past behind me, but something urged me to find her. I’m glad I did. But our union left me with a situation to be reckoned with.
When a new fire is lit and old flames rekindle, one will have to burn out.
The decisions I’ll have to make won’t be easy.
No matter what I choose, my heart will break.

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Congrats to M. Clarke. Sexiest Man Alive has been accepted in the GRAMMY’s bags for THE 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards VIP bag.
Sexiest Man Alive (Book One)
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About the Author

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M. Clarke aka Mary Ting resides in Southern California with her husband and two children. She enjoys oil painting and making jewelry. Writing her first novel, Crossroads Saga, happened by chance. It was a way to grieve the death of her beloved grandmother, and inspired by a dream she once had as a young girl. When she started reading new adult novels, she fell in love with the genre. It was the reason she had to write one-Something Great. Why the pen name, M Clarke? She tours with Magic Johnson Foundation to promote literacy and her children’s chapter book-No Bullies Allowed.
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#NewRelease Jude ( The Saints Series #2) by Kathy Coopmans #Swoon #NerdyHotCop #OurReviews

 

From USA Today Best-Selling Author
comes the second book in a series of standalones in The Saint Series.
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Diane’s Review:
When a misunderstanding clouds Jude’s judgement, Vivian’s world gets turned upside down. Jude sets out single-mindedly to fight for Vivian’s forgiveness. With so much else to deal with and trying to get back to work and back in full health, she is pretty quick to reward his efforts and allow Jude into her life.

“Nothing is going to change the fact that I hurt you. Not a goddamn word I say is going to justify my actions. All I can do is tell you I’m sorry and mean it. Because I do mean it. The pain in your eyes right now is killing me, knowing I put it there. I’m so sorry I hurt you.”

Jude is the second book in The Saints series. I really loved the first book, Riddick and went into this one hoping for the same feeling, but didn’t fall in love with this one as quickly. I am very glad I gave it a chance, though and continued reading. I really enjoyed the suspenseful storyline of the second half of the book!

“I wouldn’t change a thing about the woman who makes me see a future full of happiness. A woman who will drive me insanely mad with want simply because I’m in her presence. A woman who cares about the simple things in life.”

Jude is a glasses wearing computer nerd who is also a dirty talking macho alpha police officer!! The author did a great job of blending the sides of his personality into a great character. Definitely a swoon-worthy hero!
3.5 Stars
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Blurb
Jude
I faked my way long enough by keeping my mouth shut, painting a fake smile on my face and focusing hard on my job.
I quit going out to find that random piece of ass.
Not a one of them would stand up to her anyway.
She hates me, loathes me even.
Little does Vivian Shepard know I’ve got more tricks up my sleeve than she will ever begin to imagine to get her to change her mind, to get my chance.
I’m not giving up.
I want her, and by God, I’ll fight as dirty as I can get to have her.
No matter what!
Vivian
Of course, I knew it was a one- night stand.
It’s was the perfect night before all hell broke loose to be quite honest.
Drinking, talking and flirting.
One I relished in as I tried to gravitate my mind back to solid ground after soaring so high I could feel the rush of flying.
My stomach dipped, my heart fluttered, and my toes curled inward and then I splattered to the hard surface of the ground.
Jude Westbrooke opened his big fat mouth.
He ruined it, ruined me, ruined it all.

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“We need to talk.” I finally manage to pull away from her. My eyes are diverting from her mouth to her soaked t-shirt. “Fuck,” I snarl. Her pink nipples are standing out against the wet fabric, which is white and very thin. My gaze darkens the further south it goes, down to her tiny little pink and white shorts that are saturated. Rivulets of water are dripping down her long, toned legs, dripping off her silky skin to mix with the giant puddle on the floor.
“You look absolutely beautiful, Red.”
“What in the hell are you doing here, Jude? It’s a monsoon out there. And what gives you the right to barge into my house and attack me like that, anyway? Have you lost your mind?” She shoves me back a step and climbs off the counter, nearly falling on her ass in the process. Slippery when wet, baby! The spell is broken.
“I didn’t lose my mind. You fucking stole it. I can’t stop thinking about you, and no matter what you try and say, I know damn well you don’t want me to. So we are talking, goddamn it!” I yell.
“Well, that sure didn’t sound like talking to me. And take your mind back. I don’t want it.” Liar.
“No, darling, it wasn’t talking. What that was, was several months of pent-up frustration over wanting more of what you gave me the night we met. What that was, was me telling you that I’m not a man who walks away from something he knows is rare. You want to give me my mind back, then let me give you something more to stew about in that pretty head of yours. You are so full of shit if you think for one second I’m buying the piss-ass excuse that you don’t want me. And before your head gets all rattled and you start spewing more of your shit, I’m not talking about sex, Vivian. I’m talking about you. The woman I know is in there, but is too fucking stubborn to let the best side of her out. I want that woman. The woman I met before I fucked shit up. The woman I want to ask out on a date. So, you know what? I’m here to tell you that once you decide to let that woman emerge, you give me a call.”
I turn to leave and grab the door handle. I’m so fucking mad she isn’t trying to stop me like she should that I could spit nails into this door. Hammer this goddamn thing shut.
“I’m telling you right the hell now, Vivian, that if you don’t call me, then you are wasting what I know for a goddamn fact would be the greatest gift given to me, which is you.”

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About the Author:
Kathy Coopmans
USA TODAY Best Selling Author Kathy Coopmans, lives in Michigan with her husband Tony where they have two grown sons.
After raising her children she decided to publish her first book and retiring from being a hairstylist.
She now writes full time.
She’s a huge sports fan with her favorite being Football and Tennis.
She’s a giver and will do anything she can to help another person succeed!
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#NewRelease Goalie by M.E. Carter #SportsRomance #OurReviews #5Stars

 

Title: Goalie
Series: Texas Mutiny #3
Author: M.E. Carter
Genre: Sports Romance
Release: February 18, 2017
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33782203-goalie

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Diane’s Review:

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
What an awesome story! I don’t know what to say about Goalie.. Yes it is raw, real and so very different!! My heart broke for Mariana, for how strong she had to be. She had to be strong enough to stand up for herself and her children, and strong enough to realize that love isn’t always the answer. She didn’t just forgive and forget and roll over like a doormat.

“Santos, I love you, so, so much. There is no doubt that you are the love of my life…But love isn’t enough.”

I appreciated that I was not expected to accept an apology from Santos and just forgive and forget. And I definitely did not expect how deeply I felt for this couple! How could I possibly connect with and fall for the serial cheater, the bad guy????

“You can hate me all you want, Mari, but you will never, ever hate me as much as I hate myself.”

This story was a journey that I traveled with Mari and Santos. I loved the insight into their marriage, a real relationship, how much work they put into it and how much work it really takes to make a relationship work.

“Sometimes you have to endure a little more pain in order to heal,”

Reading Juked and Groupie, I fell in love with this author’s stories, while reading Goalie I fell in love with this author!
“Mari, the kind of trust I broke doesn’t take weeks or months to rebuild. It takes years. Years. You have every right to doubt me. I can promise all day long, but in the end, the only way to help you feel better is to show you. Never be sorry for looking. Never be sorry for reminding me not to let my guard down. This is how we’re going to rebuild what was broken. Together.”

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Blurb:
Goalie
[goh-lee]
noun
a player in the goal whose duty is to prevent the ball from entering or crossing it

See Santos and Mariana DeGuajarado

As goalie of the Texas Mutiny, Santos is damn good at protecting that net. But he never bothered to protect his marriage.

Letting the fame and notoriety go to his head, he lost the things he loved the most… his wife and kids. Now he has one shot to make it right before losing at this relationship game and he’s determined not to miss this time.

Mariana has been scarred so deeply by Santos’s betrayals, she will carry the wounds forever. After almost ten years of marriage though, she knows him well, and she knows he won’t let go without a fight. Still, she refuses to be a push over.

Because love is never enough…

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What Others Are Saying:
“M.E. Carer’s Goalie is one of the most real romances I’ve ever read.” – A is for Alpha B is for Books

“It’s gritty, raw and real. It’s an emotional book from both the main character points of view. I was on the rollercoaster with them.” – Alpha Book Club

“This book is real. It’s hard. It’s life.” – Reader Review

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In the Series (STAND ALONE NOVELS):
Juked (Texas Mutiny #1)
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Author Bio:
“Mother, reader, storyteller – ME Carter never set out to write books. But when a friend practically forced a copy of Twilight into her hands, the love of the written word she had lost as a child was rekindled. With a story always rolling around in her head, it should come as no surprise that she finally started putting them on paper. She lives in Texas with her four children, Mary, Elizabeth, Carter and Bug, who sadly was born long after her pen name was created, and will probably need extensive therapy because of it.”

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#NewRelease In The Moment by Alison G. Bailey #ContemporaryRomance #5Stars #OurReviews

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⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
In The Moment is a story that starts out with the heartbreak. Cadence deals with devastating illness and her marriage ending. While she is still trying to put her life back together she meets young, handsome Luken and even though she is extremely attracted to him she worries that their age difference is just too much of a hurdle.
“I’m a high school sophomore older than you… A whole person able to drive older than you.”
Life or fate seems to throw them together and Luken takes advantage of that. He is definitely someone who knows what he wants uses everything in his power to get it.
“Two things you should know about tonight. One, I’ll be kissing you repeatedly, if that’s alright with you. And two, my mom lets me stay out as late as I want.” He smirked.”
This was a beautiful easy to read story. Luken and Caddie are such strong amazing characters that I couldn’t help but fall in love with them. In The Moment is the first book that I’ve read by this author but it will not be the last! I love, love, loved this story!
“Life is made up of moments. If you’re not in one, you’re not living.” In this moment, my life was perfect.”
5 Stars -Diane-
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Synopsis
Life is made up of moments. If you’re not in one, then you’re not living.Cadence Fletcher wants to start a new chapter in her life. The problem is, the nightmare she’s been living for the past two years has stripped away her identity, leaving behind only a shell of who she used to be. Until one night. One random meeting. And one moment, brought her heart, soul, and body back to life.

From the very first moment he saw her, Luken Schaffer couldn’t get Cadence out of his mind. He wanted her. He needed her. And wasn’t going to back down until he got her.

But when Luken reveals a family secret, Cadence is torn between living the life she always dreamed of, and sacrificing it all, so that Luken has a chance at the future he deserves.

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About the Author
Alison G. Bailey is an award winning, Amazon and International bestselling author living in Charleston, South Carolina. At an early age she fell in love with writing, reworking scenes from her favorite TV shows and movies with new dialogue. Alison wrote and produced several stage plays before turning her sights on the book world.Under the influence of a copious amount of Diet Pepsi and nonstop listening to her Spotify playlists, Alison writes unique emotional stories full of love, laughter, and romance.

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