#NewRelease “Bury Me with Lies” by S.M. Soto

Bury Me With Lies (Twin Lies Duet #2) by S.M. Soto

Release Date: April 6th


Sarah’s Musings…

4 DIRTY CROWNS

What a conclusion to the Twin Lies Duet! S.M. Soto didn’t hold back on the drama or steam in any capacity when it came to the ending of Baz and Mack’s story.

Baz and Mack come back with a vengeance. Baz is still the alpha jerk we have fallen for in book one, and he is back to take what is his. I WAS SO HERE FOR IT, TOO! Mack has some set backs in this book. There are her broken moments, which for some parts are very understandable, but it sometimes it got to be aggravating. Their chemistry is still OFF THE CHARTS HOT, but it took a long time to get back to this. I was ultimately happy with where they were as a couple.

The pacing of the book was a bit off for me. There were parts that dragged for me, and then there were parts that were ACTION PACKED and I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough. The back and forth between Mack and Baz at times became redundant, and I became aggravated with their behavior and inconsistencies. The ending was phenomenal, and I ate up the entire last 25% of this book.

There were parts of this book that were 5 crowns, knock my socks off, and then there were parts that had me skimming and wanting to rush through because they just didn’t hold my attention. Ultimately, though, my love of book one and my love for certain parts make this book a 4 and the series a 4.5.

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#CoverReveal “Queen Move” by Kennedy Ryan

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Queen Move, an all-new beautiful and unforgettable second chance romance from RITA® Award-winning and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Kennedy Ryan, is coming May 26th and we have the stunning cover!

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Synopsis:

The boy who always felt like mine is now the man I can’t have…

Dig a little and you’ll find photos of me in the bathtub with Ezra Stern.Get your mind out of the gutter. We were six months old.Pry and one of us might confess we saved our first kiss for each other. The most clumsy, wet, sloppy . . . spectacular thirty seconds of my adolescence.Get into our business and you’ll see two families, closer than blood, torn apart in an instant.Twenty years later, my “awkward duckling” best friend from childhood, the boy no one noticed, is a man no one can ignore.

Finer. Fiercer. Smarter.

Taken.

Tell me it’s wrong. Tell me the boy who always felt like mine is now the man I can’t have. When we find each other again, everything stands in our way–secrets, lies, promises.But we didn’t come this far to give up now. And I know just the move to make if I want to make him mine.

**QUEEN MOVE will have the special pre-order and release week price of $3.99. After that, the price will increase.**

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#CoverReveal “Corrupt Kingdom” by Ava Harrison

Corrupt Kingdrom by Ava Harrison is coming April 20th!

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Synopsis:

From USA Today bestselling author Ava Harrison comes a gritty, twisted standalone romance.

They say Cyrus Reed is ruthless. That he rules the underworld with an iron fist.  

A criminal. A murderer. A monster.
He controlled fortunes and amassed empires.

Our paths should never have crossed, but one poker game intertwined our fate.

I woke up stranded on his island. 
Trapped.
Forced to play a dangerous game of hate and lust.

He said he took me to protect me. 
That he was saving me. 

But who will save me from him?

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#CoverReveal “The Dare” by Elle Kennedy

The fourth and final book in the New York Times and international bestselling Briar U series from Elle Kennedy is coming June 16, 2020!


Synopsis:

College was supposed to be my chance to get over my ugly-duckling complex and spread my wings. Instead, I wound up in a sorority full of mean girls. I already have a hard time fitting in, so when my Kappa Chi sisters issue the challenge, I can’t say no.

The dare: seduce the hottest new hockey player in the junior class.

Conor Edwards is a regular at Greek Row parties…and in Greek Row sorority beds. He’s the one you fall for before you learn that guys like him don’t give girls like me a second glance. Except Mr. Popular throws me for a loop—rather than laughing in my face, he does me a solid by letting me take him upstairs to pretend we’re getting busy. 

Even crazier, now he wants to keep pretending. Turns out Conor loves games, and he thinks it’s fun to pull the wool over my frenemies’ eyes. 

But resisting his easy charm and surfer-boy hotness is darn near impossible. Though I’m realizing there’s much more to Conor’s story than his fan club can see.

And the longer this silly ruse goes on, the greater the danger of it all blowing up in my face.

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#SoontoDrop Most Anticipated Reads of the Week

My most anticipated releases of the week are here!  Make sure you check them out, add them to your TBR, and pre-order as soon as possible.  They are the books I am dying to read or the books I am raving about!


Sarah’s Musings…

Baz and Mackenzie just had this energy that is palpable and inevitable. I loved their love and how they overcame their hatred and differences to get their HEA.

FULL REVIEW TO COME

Blurb:

Some secrets are better left buried…

Stuck between life and death, Mackenzie is hell-bent on proving her innocence, and getting revenge on the men who murdered her sister. With one series of unfortunate events after another, Mackenzie must outrun her own fate—death.

When secrets unravel and lies become twisted betrayals, Mackenzie finds herself in more danger than she could’ve realized. Her only saving grace is Baz, the elusive playboy she’s given her heart to. But will placing her trust in a man like Baz be her downfall?

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#NewReleases for the Week of April 5, 2020

Another week is upon us and that means another list of new releases in romance.  Make sure you also check out my #soontodrop post to see which books being released this week I am most excited about sharing with you.

Don’t forget about the three e-book opportunities that happen every week:

1. Go to my Facebook page for your chance to win an e-book copy of one of the many new releases being published this week!

2. Comment on any post on this website throughout the week in order to enter to win an ebook from your own TBR ($5.99 Limit). Each comment is an entry, so make sure to comment multiple times throughout the week.

3. Join my reader group to enter the third and final new release e-book giveaway.


  • 4/6 – Bury Me with Lies – S.M. Soto
  • 4/6 – Tell Me Pretty Lies – Charleigh Rose – IF AMAZON IS KIND
  • 4/6 – Forever – Kindle Alexander
  • 4/7 – Ashes – Aleatha Romig
  • 4/7 – Always Enough – Kelly Elliott
  • 4/7 – Bachelor Boss – Sara Ney
  • 4/7 – Shielding Gillian – Susan Stoker
  • 4/7 – You Deserve Each Other – Sarah Hogle
  • 4/7 – Wicked Ever After – Shayla Black
  • 4/9 – One Moment Please – Amy Daws
  • 4/10 – Rebellion – Siobhan Davis
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#Excerpt “Bury Me with Lies” by S.M. Soto

Bury Me With Lies (Twin Lies Duet #2) by S.M. Soto

Release Date: April 6th


Blurb:

Some secrets are better left buried…

Stuck between life and death, Mackenzie is hell-bent on proving her innocence, and getting revenge on the men who murdered her sister. With one series of unfortunate events after another, Mackenzie must outrun her own fate—death.

When secrets unravel and lies become twisted betrayals, Mackenzie finds herself in more danger than she could’ve realized. Her only saving grace is Baz, the elusive playboy she’s given her heart to. But will placing her trust in a man like Baz be her downfall?

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#NewRelease “Southern Storms” by Brittainy Cherry

Even the town’s black sheep needed a friend sometimes

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Southern Storms, an all-new, beautifully emotional and moving standalone romance from Brittainy C. Cherry, is available now!


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All I wanted to do was run away, I never expected to crash into his arms…

After leaving the city life behind to escape my loveless marriage, I moved to small town Havenbarrow for a fresh start.

What I didn’t expect was to find myself drawn to the town’s black sheep.

They called him troubled. Cold. A man with a dark past.

What everyone seemed to miss about Jax was the splashes of light in his eyes. The random acts of kindness he performed when no one was watching. The way he made me smile and laugh.

Jax helped unpack the baggage I’d been carrying around with me. He was patient with my pain and gentle with my scars. He was the stillness during my hurricane.

Yet when both of our pasts come back to haunt our present days, we realized quickly that sometimes love stories didn’t end the way we’d hoped.

Sometimes you were left with only the damage from the storm.

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#CoverReveal “Sure Shot” by Sarina Bowen

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A new stand-alone hockey romance from USA Today bestseller Sarina Bowen.


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Synopsis:

On the eve of her thirtieth birthday, successful sports agent Bess Beringer is ready to make some changes. Armed with a five-year plan—indexed and color coded—she’ll tackle a few goals in her personal life.

A big, tall, ripped hunk of hockey player who’s just been traded to the Brooklyn Bruisers is not a part of that five year plan. Mark “Tank” Tankiewicz has a lot of baggage. He’s a ride-or-die loner. He’s on the rebound. He’s also the sexiest thing on two legs, and for some crazy reason it’s Bess that he wants.

She knows better. But then she falls stupid in love with him anyway. And for a while it seems like maybe he’ll do the same.

Until she asks him for the one thing he can never give her…

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#Review “Where the Truth Lives” by Mia Sheridan

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WHERE THE TRUTH LIVES IS LIVE EARLY!!! (And free to KU subscribers). The follow-up to WHERE THE BLAME LIES—WHERE THE TRUTH LIVES is a gripping, page-turning, romantic thriller that will leave you gasping for breath.


Tricia’s Musings…

5 Captivating CROWNS

I’m loving the romantic suspense stories this author has been writing recently and after reading the fabulous Where the Blame Lies I couldn’t wait to get my hands on the follow up book, Where the Truth Lives. Although some characters from the previous book appear here, they’re woven into the story in exactly the right way without their roles becoming overwhelming. The plotline is very different and I absolutely loved both it’s unique complexity and labyrinth of twists and turns. 

There is more of a mix of romance and suspense here I felt, but with an emphasis on the suspense side. The intricate plot is dark and intense at times and so cleverly multilayered it had me firmly in its grip. Once again I was permanently perched on the edge of my seat. It truly is that captivating. The crimes committed here are quite atrocious but I can’t even say I changed my mind about the perpetrator, because I seriously had no idea who it could be. What was the connection between the victims, other the way they met their demise and how far would the killer go before he, she, or even they, were caught? Of course, I’ve come to realise that with this author, and her love of the unexpected, (mine too), there’s no guarantee they will end up behind bars!

“Somewhere in there, Reed, in the midst of all those twisted pathways and shadowy corners is . . . where the truth lives.”

Gradually things began to unravel, as they did I wanted to pat this author on the back and congratulate her in some way, because the motives she created, the whys and wherefores were so inventive, and skilfully thought out they had me clapping my hands in glee. The revelations when they came were so satisfying. 

I’m blown away by the versatility of this author when it comes to delivering such varied subject matter. With Where the Truth Lies, Ms Sheridan has created a fantastic whodunnit, one which kept me up late turning the pages. I sincerely hope she writes more of these wonderful thrillers in the future.

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#NewRelease “Mum’s the Word” by Staci Hart

Mum’s The Word, the third in the Bennet Brothers series from Staci Hart, is LIVE! Grab your copy of this new release today from your favorite online book retailer!


Sarah’s Musings…

5 Starcrossed CROWNS

SWOONY SIGHING…that is how Staci Hart’s novel Mum’s the Word made me feel. Every word and moment between Marcus and Maisie is laced with such devotion and tenderness. I felt immersed in love.

Marcus has been that more reserved of the Bennet family, the caretaker, so to see him get swept away in a romance, and a romance with sworn family enemy, was fantastic. He also has all the aspects of a hero I love – protective, caring, compassionate. What really sold me on Marcus is that he is supportive of the heroine. He listens to her, sees her, and helps her to become who she wants to be, helps her to achieve her goals. He becomes a team with her, and while this doesn’t seem romantic, IT WAS in every possible way.

Maisie goes through such a transformation at the beginning of this book. And while there are moments where she is weak, our first impression of her is not that and so Staci Hart allows us to fall in love with the heroine before exposing her flaws. What will ultimately, though, endear readers to Maisie is that she does not remain weak. SHE DECIDES what she wants and she makes choices to change her path. She decides to stand up for herself, risk it all to grab her own HEA. She is honorable and good and really everything we kind of need in the world right now. Additionally, the difficulites and struggles she endures with her family members made her that much more relatable.

Their story is so completely different from the previous ones but still holds all the elements I have loved about this standalone series. It has the hilarious sibling relationships, the Bennet family hijinks and love, and a wonderful plot that is well paced and developed. This story had, though, an additional whimsical, romantic feel to it that just made me remember why I love to read romance. I could feel the emotion between these two, and not just in the bedroom. Each and every word they spoke, each act made radiates the love and respect they felt for each other.

The story, while it follows an expected plot line established in the synopsis and previous books, still took some wonderful deviations that allowed me to stay engaged with their romance and the resolution to the long standing conflict facing the Bennet family. The HEA at the end was everything I could have hoped for, and I was elated with the ending of this book and this series.

Staci Hart has created one of my favorite families. She was able to stay true to the characters of the original Austen novels while adding a contemporary twist to them. The stories were fun and romantic with a splash of steam, while still holding onto the main parts of my favorite Austen novels. I am so very sad to say goodbye to this family and this world, but I couldn’t have been happier to go on this ride, meet these fictional people, and spend just a few days with them.

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#Review “Pike” by T.M. Frazier

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Pike, the first in the all-new “gritty and captivating” The Pawn Duet from USA Today bestselling author T.M. Frazier, is available now!


Aundi’s Musings…

5 How To Care For Your Captive Crowns

So, I’m going to preface this by saying this is my first book my T.M (runs and hides). I know, I know, where have I been right, and I can categorically say I have no freaking idea. T.M just came through and bashed me over the head with her writing, there’s no going back at this point, I’m officially an addict! 

Logan’s beach. It’s a town made up of equal parts sand and sadists. Beach and blood. Saltwater and sins. Canals and chaos. 

Since this is my first trip to Logan’s beach, I’m just going to throw this out there, if all the men there are like Pike than sign me the F up. From the very first page of this book I was completely enthralled with this man. He is Alpha dangerous with a deliciously decadent side of sexy and I am here for it all. Pike is best friends with Nine, they’ve known each other for years and I loved watching their dynamic, I may not know anything other than Pike at this point, but you can feel the camaraderie between them and the unwavering loyalty. Pike is this amalgam of so many different things, he is layered with such complexity and executed with such precision, that you fall for every aspect of him. And the duality of what he knows he needs to do and what he ultimately wants to do regarding Mickey shows his inner battle and opens your eyes to another part of this man.  

There’s something intriguing about her defiance. Something…adorable. Stupid as fuck for crossing me, but still….adorable. 

Mickey is unlike any character that I’ve read, this woman is wicked smart, when she first meet’s Pike she’s young and hurt just trying to figure out what’s going on. But when they come together later, she is an entirely different woman. She is strong and determine and single minded to the point of detriment to herself. She has goals in place that she won’t let anyone detract from not even Pike. But the connection between them is strong and it’s instantaneous. You can feel them both trying to fight what it is every step of the way. But the tension is fierce and tangible, you can feel it bleed from the pages like a bullet wound covering you in the intensity of it. And when that tension finally erupts its pure melt your freaking Kindle HOT!!! 

“What do you know?” Gutter asks. I feel like I don’t know shit anymore for certain except two things. I need the information only she knows, and I want to fuck her more than I want to breathe.

T.M has interlaced this tension filled story with hilarious bouts of much needed humor. With this one-story she has created a lifelong fanatic of her work and I can’t wait to go back and read all the stories I’ve missed out on. Her words will wrap themselves around your heart and squeeze slowly and meticulously as you go through the pages, just waiting to see where her brilliant mind will take you next, leaving you fully on the edge of your seat. Pike and Mickey are absolute perfection together and the dynamics of them individually interlace brilliantly with them together making for a captivating storyline. 

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Tricia’s Musings…

4 A Complete Guide to Caring for your Captive CROWNS

The residents of Logan’s Beach are back with a bang and I couldn’t be more excited. Such an unusual and intriguing start to Pike had my poor heart racing and my spidey senses on full alert.

We met Pike previously in this series, briefly, and I’m so pleased we now get to know his full story. Of course he is not a good man, that would be boring. However, despite the guns and alpha male posturing, underneath the gruff exterior he’s a criminal with a heart of gold. Fiercely protective of his family, he’s just trying to prove himself to the brotherhood whilst selling his drugs and living his life and otherwise generally minding his own business. He’s quite successful at it too, until someone else decides it’s time to stick their nose in his business and quite literally stir up the smelly stuff!

Mickey is a woman with a plan. Despite having some dark and broken moments, she’s committed to her ultimate goal, whatever it takes, whatever the cost, and I absolutely love her. She’s fierce and strong, brave and tenacious. She never waivers in her sheer determination to see things through to their conclusion, despite a detour or two along the way. But you know what they say about best laid plans and with one mistake, hers come to a screeching halt.

These two can’t seem to catch a break and just when you think they have a handle on the situation, certain revelations towards the end of the book, blow the whole thing wide open. Although I did have a little trouble feeling the almost insta connection between them, I loved the characters themselves, the storyline with its surprise moments of hilarity (thanks Preppy), not to mention the danger, violence, and deep secrets everyone seems to be keeping. I can’t wait for book two and the conclusion to Pike and Mickey’s story, so that hopefully I can finally release that breath I’ve been holding.

Sarah’s Musings…

3.5 CROWNS

I love a TM Frazier book, but this one lacked some excitement for me – suspense and character connection.

I liked the characters. They were well developed and likable, but I didn’t feel any loyalty to them or connection between the H and h. There never felt like a real build up between them. This wouldn’t have been a problem for me if the story line would have been the normal Frazier suspense, but even that fell a bit flat for me.

There is danger and peril but it didn’t have me on the edge of my seat like her books normally do. The ending, now that is a different story. I had to do a double take to make sure I read the ending correctly, and sure enough I did. Frazier has my attention significantly peaked for the next book, and I’m really hoping book 2 delivers.

This wasn’t my favorite. It may be because my expectations for any story coming from Logan Beach is high because my favorite stories and characters have come from this world, or it may just be a me thing. I just didn’t connect or feel gripped by these two. I’m very much hoping this changes, as I love this author and this world.

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#SoontoDrop Anticipated Reads of the Week

My most anticipated releases of the week are here!  Make sure you check them out, add them to your TBR, and pre-order as soon as possible.  They are the books I am dying to read or the books I am raving about!


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Sarah’s Musings…

SWOONY SIGHING…that is how Staci Hart’s novel Mum’s the Word made me feel. Every word and moment between Marcus and Maisie is laced with such devotion and tenderness. I felt immersed in love.

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Synopsis:

Falling in love with a Bennet is not an option.

My mother has summoned me home to take my place at Bower Bouquets, and as the heiress, I’m expected to do as I’m told. I’m expected to sit by her side as she does her best to decimate the Bennet family and their flower shop, Longbourne. I’m expected to play by her rules, or she’ll ruin me too.

But the day I crash into Marcus Bennet changes everything. And the kiss seals the deal. If my mother finds out, I’ll lose everything—my family, my life, my security. Worse, she’ll make sure the Bennets pay for my mistakes.

Falling in love with a Bennet is not an option.

But I might not have a choice.

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#NewReleases for the week of March 28, 2020

Another week is upon us and that means another list of new releases in romance.  Make sure you also check out my #soontodrop post to see which books being released this week I am most excited about sharing with you.

Don’t forget about the three e-book opportunities that happen every week:

1. Go to my Facebook page for your chance to win an e-book copy of one of the many new releases being published this week!

2. Comment on any post on this website throughout the week in order to enter to win an ebook from your own TBR ($5.99 Limit). Each comment is an entry, so make sure to comment multiple times throughout the week.

3. Join my reader group to enter the third and final new release e-book giveaway.


  • 3/29 – B!tch – Kat T. Masen
  • 3/30 – Missing in Action – Kate Canterbary
  • 3/31 – The Redemption – Nikki Sloane
  • 3/31 – Dear Enemy – Kristen Callihan
  • 3/31 – Legacy of Lies – Whitney G.
  • 3/31 – Mum’s the Word – Staci Hart
  • 3/31 – Code Name: Hacker – Sawyer Bennett
  • 3/31 – A Royal Mistake – Piper Rayne
  • 3/31 – Beautiful Vengeance – Kayla Cross
  • 3/31 – Fate – Helen Hardt
  • 3/31 – Surviving his Scars – Terri Anne Browning
  • 3/31 – Spiked by Love – Toni Aleo
  • 3/31 – Summer Queen – Amelia Wilde
  • 4/1 – Across Eternity – Elizabeth O’Roark
  • 4/1 – Changing Lanes – Season Vining
  • 4/2 – Southern Storms – Brittainy Cherry
  • 4/3 – Regretting You – J.L. Beck & C. Hallman
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#Review “Need for Speed” by Brooke Blaine and Ella Frank

Need for Speed, the highly anticipated second installment of the action-packed contemporary MM The Elite Series from USA Today bestselling authors Ella Frank and Brooke Blaine is coming March 27th, and we have the smoking hot cover!

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Sarah’s Musings…

4.5 CROWNS

Solo and Panther (their pilot names) just own me. I have completely fallen in love with their love.

Ella and Brooke just have this way of writing about couples I can’t resist. Their love seems destined, consuming, and I love that there is always a romantic notion of “not until this one” to their story line. I never wanted more until THIS ONE. I never knew my life could be better until THIS ONE. You get the picture. The romance sweeps me away, and these two are not different. I really felt like book two allowed us to see them connect more and share more then just the physical with each other.

Even though we see them start to share, I wish those conversations would have been a bit more in depth or plentiful. There is so much more to their characters, and feel like we haven’t seen a ton of that. Although, book three is looking like we are going to get more, so I’m hopeful. There also was a bit lacking in regards to the ending of book one. It was just like boom, he is healed, all better. I expected that to play a bigger role in the story or for the recovery to be longer. That being said, I still gave it 4.5 because these two make me FEEL so much.

Panther and Solo have been one of my favorite couples from this writing duo, and with the ending of book two, I’m dying to see how this is going to end. I fee a weird mix of pride and elation for what these two are going to do. I’m so here for it.

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#NewRelease “Filthy Little Pretties” by Trilina Pucci

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Filthy Little Pretties, an addictive and provocative New Adult standalone from Trilina Pucci is available now!


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Donovan Kennedy is the girl dreams are made of.

Five years ago, she was our best friend.

Our moral compass.

The girl that held our hands everywhere we went.

The three of us were young. Innocent.

Nothing could touch us — not even heartache.

That was then.

Now she’s back. All grown up.

With red lips and long legs — a challenge waiting to be accepted. A prize that’ll turn our world upside down.

Brothers turned to enemies.

Friendships decimated.

Lies told.

Hearts torn apart.

We never expected to fall for the girl.

In the end, she’ll only choose one —Me.

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#Review “Fool Me Twice” by Carrie Aarons

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FOOL ME TWICE by Carrie Aarons

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Aundi’s Musings…

4 Grief Stricken Crowns

This was my first book by Carrie Aarons and I have to say I enjoyed it. This book gives you all the feels and will take you on an emotional journey of acceptance and grief. Carrie’s writing was effortless with a certain charm and grace that I loved. And the storyline was very intriguing I couldn’t wait to see where she took the characters. 

Lincoln’s smile is pure devilish, as if Hades himself whispered in the boy’s ear all the naughty things he’d get to do to me tonight. My heart gallops with glee, while my vagina flutters with anticipation.

So, I know in the context of this story Lincoln is supposed to be the bad guy. But I didn’t really find anything I particularly hated about him, yes, he was cocky and arrogant but he’s a Quarterback in College seems about par for course. Maybe that’s just the type of guy I’m attracted to, but he wasn’t bad at all. And not only that as the story progressed and his and Henley’s relationship evolved, I fell more in love with him. All his interactions with Henley just proved over and over that he’s a good guy. So, I didn’t get the villainous aspect of him in this story, if anything, everything was a misunderstanding and yes, he did something douchey in High School but it’s High School.  

In his eyes, one green and one blue, I see nothing but lames. Carnal desire, which must mirror my expression. 

It took me some time to like Henley I didn’t at first. She comes off as super arrogant and not in a good strong woman way. It’s more of a douchey kind of way and it turned me off from her character. But as the story progressed you got to see more of who she is on the inside, the part that she keeps hidden from others and that’s where you’ll start to like her. Her grief is palpable, and you know it’s the driving force behind so many of her actions. That’s why when you get to see who she is behind those motivations you start to like her. The person she becomes in order for her to fulfill her friends bucket list is not a likable person and when you find out the reason for her destruction of Lincoln you realize it’s very childish and immature. But they were High Schoolers, so I guess on some level it makes a little sense. 

In one last fleeting second, I let myself picture Henley’s face. Feel the full weight of how much I miss her, love her, hate her. 

I thought this was a good introduction for this author to me. I liked the story line and was super excited to see how the story played out. There were some aspects that just missed the mark for me but overall, I enjoyed this book. Carrie has an addictive way with words that has you completely engrossed in the story and had me reading this cover to cover in one sitting. 

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#CoverReveal “Forbidden Fate” by Mary Catherine Gebhard

FORBIDDEN FATE (Crown Point #3) by Mary Catherine Gebhard

Release Date: May 28th


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I only had one rule: don’t fall in love with the cruel prince.I broke it.

When the clock struck twelve, I went back to being a servant. He promised to let me go with my heart in pieces…but Grayson Crowne was always king at breaking promises.

I refuse to let him lock me in a tower.

I have no choice but to take the only out offered to me–another cruel prince.

Refuge in a man I loathe.

Rescued from the man I love.

I wanted to forget Grayson, forget Crowne Hall, and hide, but fate has other plans.

But if Grayson and I are fated, then our fate is forbidden.Our happily ever after will only end one way…in heartbreak.

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#CoverReveal “One Moment Please” by Amy Daws

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Title: ONE MOMENT PLEASE

Author: Amy Daws

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Release Date: April 9, 2020

Cover Designer: Amy Daws | Cover Photographer: Wander Aguiar |Cover Model: Andrew Biernat


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That awkward moment when an ER doctor has to inform you that you’re pregnant…with his baby. Three things Lynsey Jones knows about the hot doctor: he’s grouchy, an arrogant jerk, and strangely obsessed with pie. Three things Dr. Dick knows: he doesn’t talk about his past, he doesn’t do relationships, and the crazy girl in the hospital cafeteria who ate a fistful of French silk pie…is annoyingly irresistible. After a chance meetup at a bar and a heated cab ride together, things come to a head and now instead of hating each other, they’re horizontal in a bed. Three months later, the weird cafeteria stalker who crept out of Dr. Dick’s house like a thief in the night, winds up as his patient in the ER after her Tinder date from hell. Dr. Dick is prepared to keep it cool and professional. That is until her bloodwork reveals she’s pregnant. What really throws him for a loop…is that the surprise baby…is his.

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#CoverReveal “IOU” by Kristy Marie

Check out this amazing cover for IOU by Kristy Marie! Don’t miss this sexy, new adult stand alone!

Contemporary Romance

Stand Alone

Designed by Letitia Hasser of RBA Designs


Synopsis:

It’s official.

I, Ainsley James, am crazy.

Desperate and crazy.

It’s the only explanation as to why I’m nauseous, standing outside Maverick Lexington’s door.

I mean, it’s possible the stories about his deck of playing cards—with the words IOU scrawled across the back—are just rumors of the ruthless quid pro quo deals he barters.

But the flutters in my stomach know better.

Maverick is as cold as they come.

But, I need one of those cards.

I NEED to owe Maverick Lexington a favor…

Whatever the terms, I’m willing to pay.

Because, at this point, I have nothing left to lose.

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