#SoontoDrop Most Anticipated Releases 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 must reads!

Check back throughout the week in order to see my reviews and other book news, and make sure you head over to my Facebook page for your chance to win an e-book copy of one of the many new releases being published this week!

Also, don’t forget to comment on any post throughout the week in order to enter to win any ebook from your own TBR ($5.99 Limit).  Each comment is an entry, so make sure to comment multiple times.

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My musings…

OMG!! OMG!! I freaking love this book!!! It is like coming home to one big disturbed family who I freaking love!!! TM Frazier is the queen of dark and gritty romances!!! Gah!! It is an EPIC RIDE!!!

Full review on Goodreads now. Featured on the blog next week.


I’m a man without a conscience.

I deal in murder and mayhem.

I’m the best at what I do.

Frankie Helburn is supposed to be an easy job.

A means to flush her father out of hiding.


Except there isn’t anything simple about Frankie or the secrets she’s keeping.

She’s cocaine with legs. I’m addicted before I’ve even had a taste.

I might have her, but I can’t keep her.

But if her father doesn’t show his face, Frankie will be mine.


*Can be read as a standalone.

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Get your copy of Up in Smoke today!

Amazon US ♦ Amazon UK ♦ iBooks ♦ Nook ♦ Kobo


My musings…

Penelope Ward is an author I automatically one-click.  I love that she tends to have a different aspect to her story that draws me in, like the lack of physical relationship with Drunk Dial but with all the insane chemistry. I love this whole concept of a second chance romance between friends.

Full review to come tomorrow.


From New York Times bestselling author Penelope Ward, comes a new, sexy standalone novel.

Growing up, the three of us were friends.

He was the nerd.

I was the playboy.

She was the beauty.

Deep down, I only ever wanted her. I kept it inside because Rory and I made a pact that our friend, Amber, was off-limits.

He lied.

I went off to college, and he got the girl.

Amber never knew how I felt.

They were together for years—before he broke her heart.

Through it all and across the miles, she and I casually stayed in touch.

When my job sent me to Boston for a three-month contract position, Amber let me stay in her spare room.

Still reeling from her breakup, she’d sworn off men.

One night, I opened her computer to find the shock of my life. She’d hesitantly contacted a male escort company. Afraid to date and get her heart broken again, she was looking for sex with no strings.

Every emotion imaginable ran through me: protectiveness, jealousy—curiosity.

Amber had chosen Gentleman Number Nine and sent him a message.

She opened up to him, confessing, among other things, her physical attraction to her friend— me. But she considered me off-limits—and she thought I was a manwhore. (Ironic, considering the circumstances.)

Eventually, she set up a date to meet Gentleman Nine at a hotel.

When she showed up several nights later to meet him, she got the surprise of her life to see me standing there—with an offer I hoped she wouldn’t refuse.


Get your copy of Gentleman Nine today!

iBooks ♦ Amazon ♦ Nook ♦ Kobo 

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My musings…

Not only do I love Kate Canterbary’s writing (it is absolutely gorgeous stylistically), but I also love MM romances.  This will be a very first for me from Kate, but I know it will be down right delectable!

Full review coming Tuesday.


Take a vacation, they said. Get away from Silicon Valley’s back-stabbing and power-grabbing. Recharge the innovative batteries. Unwind, then come back stronger than ever.

Instead, I got lost at sea and fell in love with an anti-social lobsterman.

There’s one small issue:

Owen Bartlett doesn’t know who I am. Who I reallyam.


I don’t like people.

I avoid small talk and socializing, and I kick my companions out of bed before the sun rises.

No strings, no promises, no problems.

Until Cole McClish’s boat drifts into Talbott’s Cove, and I bend all my rules for the sexy sailor.

I don’t know Cole’s story or what he’s running from, but one thing is certain:

I’m not letting him run away from me.



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Eulogy (Eagle Elite Book 9) by [Van Dyken, Rachel] RELEASING TUESDAY

My musings…

I need tissues.  You’ll need tissues.  It is just a fact. I’ve been dying for Eulogy from the minute Enrage ended, and the time is here!  Gah!  That is all I will say because I don’t want to give one thing away, but know that this can absolutely be read as standalone. I started the series with book 7. Fair warning, though, you will want to go back and read them all.

Full review on Tuesday.


All is lost.

I don’t recognize myself in the mirror anymore.
My thoughts are filled with hatred and dripping with rage.
I’ve lost my soul.
She took it to the depths of Hell with her and haunts me with images of what could have been.
Sixty lives are mine to take.
Sixty lives stand in the way of my vengeance.
Sixty lives plus one more.
When the last drop of blood falls — mine will be spilled.
Only one person stands in the way.
She doesn’t realize I’ll kill her too.
I don’t own a heart.
And even if I did — I wouldn’t fall prey to its lies again.
I am Chase Abandonato.
Heir to a legacy of betrayal.
And I will kill them all.
Even if it means pointing the gun at myself.
A life for a life.
A soul for a soul.

Now I lay me down to sleep… I pray the Lord my soul to keep.
Blood in. No out.

Eulogy is a stand alone mafia romance with dark themes, alpha males, violence, and enough humor woven in to make it so you don’t want to hunt the author down when you finish. It is linked to the Eagle Elite series, any book can be read out of order, but will contain spoilers if you choose to take that path. 

Enjoy, blood in no out!

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Preorder your copy of Eulogy today!

Amazon US ♦ Amazon UK ♦ Amazon CA ♦ Amazon AU

iBooks ♦ B&N ♦ Kobo ♦ Smashwords


My musings…

Not only is JD Hawkins one of my favorite male authors, he writes some of the sexiest stories.  If you have seen any of the teasers he has released for Love & Ink, then you have an inkling of what I am talking about.  This is a book that should absolutely be on your TBR.

Review coming Wednesday.


I’m a world famous tattoo artist with a six month waiting list. Everybody’s begging me to put my ink on them. I’m the hottest shit in L.A., and can get any girl I want. So the last thing I expect is for Ash Carter to walk into my shop and blow me off.

I’ve spent the last seven years screwing half the women in the northern hemisphere, but nobody could come close to the girl I left behind. Ash was my world. But in order to protect her, I had to let her go. It was the biggest mistake of my life. And now I’ll do anything to get her back.

It’s been seven years since we last spoke. Seven long years of trying to ignore the memory of her skin, her eyes, her incredible confidence. She is everything I remember. Still stubborn and feisty and sexy as hell. They say you should forgive and forget. But Ash can never forget what I did. And I can never forgive myself.

She’s left a permanent mark on my heart.

But even if she takes me back, will we be able to overcome the past? Will we be able to move forward towards our future?

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My musings…

I’m diving into the world of Saffron A. Kent, and I am so excited for it! I need the taboo sexiness I have heard raved about her stories. I want to immerse myself in it. This is also going to be our book discussion in Belle’s Book Talk. CANNOT WAIT!

Full review to come on Thursday.


He was an artist. She was his muse.

To everyone in town, Abel Adams was the devil’s spawn, a boy who never should have been born. A monster.

To twelve year-old Evie Hart, he was just a boy with golden hair, soft t-shirts and a camera. A boy who loved taking her picture and sneaking her chocolates before dinner. A boy who made her feel special.

Despite her family’s warnings, she loved him in secret for six years. They met in empty classrooms and kissed in darkened church closets. Until they couldn’t.

Until the time came to choose between love and family, and Evie chose Abel.

Because their love was worth the risk. Their love was the stuff of legend.

But the thing about legends is that they are cautionary tales. They are made of choices and mistakes. And for Abel and Evie, the artist and the muse, those mistakes come in the form of lights, camera, sex.

NOTE: This is NOT a paranormal or a priest romance.


Check out Saffron’s website for specific updates  for GODS & MONSTERS.

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Happy reading,


  1. Can’t wait to read Gentleman Nine and Up In Smoke!!!! Both look and sound AMAZING!!!!

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