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NEW REVIEW: VICIOUS BY L.J. SHEN

VICIOUS By L.J. SHEN Published by: SELF-PUBLISH Page: 328 Genre: New Adult, Romance, RATE: BOOK SYNOPSIS Emilia They say love and hate are the same feelings experienced under different circumstances, and it’s true. The man who comes to me in my dreams also haunts me in my nightmares. He is a brilliant lawyer. A skilled criminal. A beautiful liar. A bully and a savior, a monster and a lover. Ten years ago, he made me run away from the small town where we lived. Now, he came for me in New York, and he isn’t leaving until he takes me with him. Vicious She is a starving artist. Pretty and evasive like cherry blossom. Ten years ago, she barged into my life unannounced and turned everything upside down. She paid the price. Emilia LeBlanc is completely off-limits, my best friend’s ex-girlfriend. The woman who knows

February’s Month of To Be Read List

  I love romance. It's really simple. Something about two characters falling in love and you go through all the emotions with them, it's something to get excited for.  Or be completely miserable because of whatever their outcome leads too. Whether it's heartbreak or lust, this month's read will definitely need a lot of tissues. TOP BOOKS FOR THIS MONTH'S READ THE HATING GAME BY SALLY THORNE Nemesis (n.) 1) An opponent or rival whom a person cannot best or overcome; 2) A person’s undoing; 3) Joshua Templeman. Lucy Hutton and Joshua Templeman hate each other. Not dislike. Not begrudgingly tolerate. Hate. And they have no problem displaying their feelings through a series of ritualistic passive aggressive maneuvers as they sit across from each other, executive assistants to co-CEOs of a publishing company. Lucy can’t understand Joshua’s joyless, uptight, meticulous approach to his job. Joshua is clearly baffled

New Review: Caraval by Stephanie Garber

CARAVAL By STEPHANIE GARBER Published by: Flatiron Books Page: 417 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, RATE: BOOK SYNOPSIS Welcome to Caraval, where nothing is quite what it seems. Scarlett has never left the tiny isle of Trisda, pining from afar for the wonder of Caraval, a once-a-year week-long performance where the audience participates in the show. Caraval is Magic. Mystery. Adventure. And for Scarlett and her beloved sister Tella it represents freedom and an escape from their ruthless, abusive father. When the sisters' long-awaited invitations to Caraval finally arrive, it seems their dreams have come true. But no sooner have they arrived than Tella vanishes, kidnapped by the show's mastermind organiser, Legend. Scarlett has been told that everything that happens during Caraval is only an elaborate performance. But nonetheless she quickly becomes enmeshed in a dangerous game of love, magic and heartbreak. And real or not,

NEW RELEASE: HARD RHYTHM BY CECILIA TAN

HARD RHYTHM By CECILIA TAN Published by: FOREVER ROMANCE Page:336 Genre: New Adult, Romance, PURCHASE HERE: Amazon  Barnes & Noble  Books-A-Million  Google Play  iBooks  Indiebound  Kobo RATE: BOOK SYNOPSIS Are they ready to go all the way? Maddie Rofel has seen it all. Even the kinkiest games she witnesses working as a hostess in L.A.'s most exclusive private sex club fail to shock her, much less turn her on. Until the night she has a very personal encounter with drummer Chino Garcia, and the two discover an intimate connection neither can deny. Suddenly the jaded hostess is softening under Chino's touch, and submitting in ways she never expected . . . All his life, Chino has been running from something. Normally he beats back his demons by losing himself in his music. Now he's losing himself in Maddie. And, while it drives Chino wild when

New Review: Possession by A.M. Johnson

POSSESSION By A.M. JOHNSON Published by: SELF-PUBLISHED Page: 300 Genre: Romance, New Adult, Mental Health, RATE: BOOK SYNOPSIS Paige Simon was the only girl Declan ever loved. The only one capable of silencing his voices, the only person to ever have faith in who he was, until the day her faith turned to doubt and destroyed everything they’d made together. Declan O ’Connell was the only person Paige could be herself with. The only one she could rely on, until the day she was forced to make a choice that would condemn them both. They’ve had years apart, and second chances don’t belong to the damned. But when you come face to face with your savior, it’s almost impossible to walk away. In order to move beyond the sins of their past, and forever silence the demons in his head, they’ll have to risk it

New Review: Lucian Divine by Renee Carlino

LUCIAN DIVINE By Renee Carlino Published by: SELF-PUBLISHED Page: 242 Genre: Romance, New Adult, Paranormal, RATE:       From USA Today Bestselling Author, Renée Carlino, comes a totally unique love story that is sure to make you question what’s out there . . . or who. “My guardian angel is a drunk.” Evelyn Casey's life is at a standstill. She's in her mid-twenties, struggling with the dating scene in San Francisco. Nothing seems to be working out, and she’s starting to think that she’ll live out her days in her crummy apartment with her overbearing roommate, Brooklyn. It's absurd, but sometimes Evey longs for a guardian angel to show up and save the day. And then he does. Seriously. His name is Lucian and he's a guardian angel, been on the job for two thousand years. His sudden presence in her life is both good—he's

30 Books That You Should Experience This Year

New year, new challenge. I've always wanted to do this for myself. I've been seeing some challenges over the year that were so ideal that I had wished I could have join from the beginning but I didn't get a chance. So for this year, it's going to be different. I want to challenge and prove to myself that I can succeed my expectations. The lack of faith I had last year was tremendous, so I want to go against the odds.  This Year, I will be featuring this challenge and I'd love if you'd like to participate!  

NEW RELEASE : ABSOLUTE TRUST by Piper J. Drake

Hot military heroes, the women who love them, and the dogs who always have their backs. ABSOLUTE TRUST is the third book in a high-adrenaline romantic suspense series from Piper J. Drake. LOVE IS THE GREATEST RISK OF ALL After multiple tours of duty, Brandon Forte returns to his hometown on a personal mission: to open a facility for military service dogs like Haydn, a German shepherd who's seen his share of combat and loss. It also brings him back to Sophie Kim, a beacon of light in his life . . . and the one woman he can't have. But Forte's success means he's made enemies in high places. Enemies who are now after Sophie . . . When Forte enlisted and left without saying goodbye, Sophie did her best to move on. But with her first love back in town, looking sexier than ever, she's constantly reminded of

NEW RELEASE : THE TROUBLE WITH DUKES by Grace Burrowes

This first novel in a new Regency series from USA Today bestselling author Grace Burrowes is a spinoff of her highly popular Windham series. THEY CALL HIM THE DUKE OF MURDER... The gossips whisper that the new Duke of Murdoch is a brute, a murderer, and even worse—a Scot. They say he should never be trusted alone with a woman. But Megan Windham sees in Hamish something different, someone different. No one was fiercer at war than Hamish MacHugh, though now the soldier faces a whole new battlefield: a London Season. To make his sisters happy, he'll take on any challenge—even letting their friend Miss Windham teach him to waltz. Megan isn't the least bit intimidated by his dark reputation, but Hamish senses that she's fighting battles of her own. For her, he'll become the warrior once more, and for her, he might just lose his heart. BUY THE

NEW RELEASE : COMPLETELY YOURS by Erin Nicholas

The first book in a brand new contemporary romance series from New York Times bestselling author Erin Nicholas about three geeky girls and the hunky guys who fall for them.   Kiera Connelly leads a quiet life, and that's just how she likes it. She's built a name as a graphic designer and meets up with her friends online, all from the comfort of her living room couch. But when a rare outing turns disastrous, Kiera finds herself up close and way too personal with an unbelievably hot real-life hero.   Zach Ashley doesn't see himself as a hero. He's just a regular guy who gets to help people every day as an EMT. But when he's called to a scene and has to treat his most gorgeous patient ever, he finds himself mixing work with pleasure. He never hesitates to put his life on the line...but will he ever

NEW RELEASE : A PERFECTLY SPLIT CHRISTMAS by JB Salsbury

New York Times bestselling author JB Salsbury makes her Forever debut with a stand-alone unforgettable new novel, with a twist no one will see coming . . . What do you do when you wake up with no memory of what you did last night? Lucas spent the first half of his life protecting himself from others, but now his own mind is his biggest enemy. He doesn't know what happens when the blackouts overtake him, but he can recall the feelings—the rage, the confusion, the fear. Thankfully the quiet life he's found in Payson, Arizona has kept the darkness at bay. Until his boss's estranged daughter shows up in town, asking questions she shouldn't and sparking a desire Lucas can't control. Getting close to Shyann is the best thing that's ever happened to him, but when his blackouts return, unleashing the truth he's battled so long to hide, he

Be Inspired by WantFolio

A place where you can be inspired. A way to connect and find yourself indulging in reading, looking, and sharing. What I love about Wantfolio is that it fits my lifestyle. Embracing the beauty of my blog and sharing the passion I have! Connecting with others on the mutual love, is just one of the greatest benefit of this app. I'd had the pleasure working with Lesley Mefcalfe, Editor at Wantfolio, about who I am and how this app fits perfectly in what I do. She is truly inspiring. We're exactly the same person, wanting a way to showcase the beauty of blogging. Both of us connected in a level that felt just like we were old friends for years. If I didn't connect with her, I wouldn't be so obsessed with this app! READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON "WHAT WE WANT TO KNOW" ON Wantfolio blog Join Wantfolio and

Make it Merry this Holiday Season!

Tis the season for shopping. If you have a bookworm that is on your list, you came to the right spot! This holiday season, show your book lover worthy gifts that will leave them happy and cheerful!   At Indigo, you'll find some great selections of socks. Being completely in love with their Reading Socks, they give you that cozy and snuggle feel when getting lost in a book. Can't forget to keep them warm this winter, with a little bit of cuteness! Check out these adorable hats, mittens, and scarf. They are extremely soft and will take the cold away! Last and most certainly not least, get that person you adore back on track for the new year! Indigo has fantastic little agendas from all sorts of design that will fit perfect in their life style. Now here is the big one! I will be giving one of

Forever’s Holiday Celebration : Blog Tour

Forever’s Holiday Celebration Blog Tour ‘Tis the season to celebrate! Five of Forever’s authors with brand new Christmas romances are sharing their favorite holiday recipes and memories.   CAROLYN BROWN’S PUMPKIN BREAD Kids, grand children, great-grands, all coming home for the holidays—the aroma of pumpkin bread baking in the oven—everyone waiting for it to get done so they can slice it up while it’s still hot, slather butter or whipped cream cheese on it, and tell the age old stories about the holidays we’ve had in the house. That’s the stuff memories are made off and every time I smell pumpkin bread it puts a smile on my face for the whole day.   Find out more about Carolyn Brown at her website. PAULA QUINN’S CHRISTAS COOKIES My dad used to live across the street from us. Every year, when my
kids were little, he would dress up like Santa,