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My 5 Star review of Piper by Carrie Thomas

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Series: Dream Girls #1
Genre
: Contemporary Romance
Publication Date: June 25, 2013

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How far would you go to achieve happiness? What if it meant letting go of everything you’d once believed in? Piper Allen is looking to spread her wings and unfortunately, her podunk hometown in Missouri is stunting her spiritual growth. Moving to Dallas to finish up college with her two friends, Stephanie and Nicole, she hopes to challenge herself to reach new heights. Her bohemian ways allow her to float through relationships frequently and with ease; when there are no strings attached, there is no chance of being hurt. Texas rancher, Moye McKenzie, is a no nonsense, good ol’ boy, who doesn’t play games where matters of the heart are concerned. When this straight-shooter walks into Piper’s life, sparks fly

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My 5 star review of Translucent by Erin Noelle

 

Translucent by Erin Noelle

Genre: Dark Contemporary Romance
Series: Luminous #1
Publication Date: June 22, 2015

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Sometimes you reach a point where you just can’t take any more — a breaking point, some call it.
The day I watched my husband murder the woman who was pregnant with his child, my point didn’t just break, it exploded like a full magazine’s worth of hollow points firing through the barrel of a fully-automatic AK-47.
Literally.
I am no longer his American Princess, nor am I his slave.
Now, I’m a murderer in hiding. My name was Bryleigh Carter Oliveira, and that was my story.
Translucent is one woman’s story of breaking free, starting over, and learning to trust again through willful submission

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My Review of Every Wrong Reason by Rachel Higginson

 

Every Wrong Reason by Rachel Higginson

Genre: Contemporary Romance
Publication Date: September 22, 2015

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First comes love. Then comes marriage. Then comes the… really nasty divorce. Kate Carter thought she married her soul mate. She thought she had her happily ever after. But seven years into Kate’s marriage, she realizes that her husband Nick is not what she wanted. He’s selfish, he’s oblivious and he doesn’t love her anymore. Maybe she doesn’t love him anymore either. Divorce is the only option if either of them wants to find happiness. Kate and Nick thought they knew what they wanted, but neither is prepared for the heartache that separating will bring them. The journey they embark on is not the freedom they wished for, but a painful look at the people they’ve become. At the end of it, Kate has to decide if this is really the life she wants or if maybe there’s a way to salvage her broken heart.

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My review of Stay by Chelsea Camaron + Giveaway

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Release Date: September 7, 2015

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Fair Warning … This isn’t a sappy romance. It’s not sweet. It’s far from anything you would want to imagine. This is a story to leave you feeling dirty. Nothing about us is normal. Nothing about us is natural. Can love ultimately be defined in such ways, truly? This is our story. He is a hitman. The very one who took my family the night that changed us both forever. Something in my eyes stopped him from killing me. Something in my eyes called out for him to take me.
At ten he captured me, at fifteen he consumed me, and at eighteen he owned me.
Outsiders think he’s my father … that is so far from the truth. Our twisted desires fuel the darkness that lies deep inside us both. My innocence never existed. He takes me as I am.    

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The Moment of Letting J.A. Redmerski 5 star Review

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The Moment of Letting Go by J.A Redmerski

Genre: Contemporary Romance
Publication Date: August 11, 2015

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You can follow the rules or you can follow your heart…
Sienna Murphy never does anything without a plan. And so far her plans have been working. Right after college, she got a prestigious job and gained the stability she’d always craved-until work takes her to the sun-drenched shores of Oahu and places her in the path of sexy surfer Luke Everett. For the first time, she lets her heart take control. Drawn to his carefree charm, she makes a spontaneous and very un-Sienna-like decision to drop everything and stay in Hawaii for two more weeks.
Luke lives fast and wild. When he meets Sienna, he’s convinced that some no-strings-attached fun is just what she needs. As their nights quickly turn from playful to passionate, Luke can’t deny the deep connection he feels. But there’s a reason Luke doesn’t do long-term. He can’t promise Sienna forever, when the enormity of his past has shown him just how fragile the future can be . . .
 

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Newly Exposed by Meghan Quinn

Genre: Contemporary Romance/Humor
Publication Date: August 18, 2015

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Adam James is a corn-fed, Nebraska raised, piece of man meat with a chiseled body and baby face. He is in desperate need of a paycheck and will do just about anything to get one, including stripping down to his skivvies and lathering up in baby oil. Solo Cohan is a quirky hipster with a strong work ethic,raised by two gay dads who are head over heels in love with Harrison Ford and Star Wars, hence the name, Solo. She works for Teeg Model Management, the same modeling agency that decides to book Adam as their next up and coming model. Sparks ignite between her and Adam the minute her baby oil soaked hand connects with his practically naked body. Even though Solo can’t stop thinking about Adam during photo shoots, she quickly and awkwardly, shows Adam her distaste for male models and her inability to engage romantically with them. Adam is captivated by her nerdy talk and peculiar tendencies and sets out to make it his mission to turn the Star Wars loving hipster to the dark side, where mingling with models is widely arousing. 

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My Review of Deacon by Cheryl Douglas

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Deacon by Cheryl Douglas

Genre: Starkis Family #1
Publication Date: July 15, 2015

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When Deacon Starkis sets his sights on the gorgeous young model gracing the pages of his glossy catalogue, he knows he has to have her. One problem. She’s not available. But that won’t stop Deacon. He’s a man used to getting what he wants and he wants Mia. Mia is stunned when she receives an email from the elusive billionaire who owns the lingerie company she models for. He tells her he’s intrigued. He’s not the only one. But she knows she’d be a fool to throw away an eight year relationship for a brief affair with the head honcho. He doesn’t do relationships and she doesn’t do casual sex. It seems they’re at an impasse. Who will come out on top in this battle of wills? The dominant one or the woman intent on teaching him the meaning of submission? Note to readers: No cliff-hangers! Mature content, 18+

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My 5 star review of The Poppy Field Diary by Carey Richard

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The Poppy Field Diary by Carey Richard

Genre: Contemporary Romance
Publication Date: September 1, 2014

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With the timeless story and heartfelt prose reminiscent of the works of Christina Baker Kline, Anthony Doerr and JoJo Moyes, award winning Carey Richard’s The Poppy Field Diary is a compelling journey into the human heart and the lengths to which we will go to preserve our most endearing relationships.
Sometimes it takes a moment . . . Sometimes it takes a lifetime . . . Sometimes a lifetime is not enough
In the summer of 1962 Nikita Khrushchev shipped medium-range nuclear missiles to Cuba. That summer she fell in love. While the United States withdrew from Vietnam, her oldest son trained for the buzkashi, the wild game of Afghan polo brought to her country by Genghis Khan. As the Russians invaded Afghanistan, her husband ran guns and opium through the Khyber Pass; as they retreated, she matched wits with a beautiful Czech spy. While the Taliban ravaged Kabul, she cared for a wounded bacha bereesh, an Afghan dancing boy. As the Twin Towers burned, she discovered one of life’s most precious secrets.
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“In Richard’s poetic, introspective first novel, after an Afghan woman marries for love in a culture of arranged marriages and multiple wives, she begins a lifelong journey of self-discovery . . . Richard concludes each chapter with haiku-like poems, but his prose also sings lyrically . . . Despite the meditative nature of the narrative, historical action continuously looms in the background the Soviet collapse, factional warring, the rise of the Taliban, and the similarly timed attacks on the World Trade Center and mujahedeen leader Ahmad Shah Massoud.”
“A highly personal story that mines the psychology of betrayal and forgiveness.” -Kirkus Reviews
The descriptive passages were outstanding, very vivid, and the reader feels certain that they reflect the author’s experiences. The author knows the culture of Afghanistan and presents it in a sympathetic manner, rather than in the judgmental fashion that one might expect from a Western observer. I feel that my review does not do justice to this book. It is easy to read, it is thought-provoking, and it will stir your emotions. It is absolutely a wonderful book! -David Burnett for the Kindle Book Review
I was drawn into this book from the first chapter. -Samantha Dewitt for the Readers Favorite Review

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My Review of Indivisible Line by Lorenz Font

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Indivisible Line by Lorenz Font

Genre: Contemporary Romance
Publication Date: July 14, 2013

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Pre-med student Sarah Jones is back in Beaver, Alaska, for summer vacation. A loyal member of the Gwich’in tribe, she accepts the rules set by her father, the leader of their small town. Raised in a strict household, she learned early on to do what is expected of her and has agreed to an arranged marriage. Despite her reluctance to marry without love, Sarah is unwilling to defy her father’s wishes. She hopes to help usher in an era of independence and stability for the town, but for now, her focus is finishing med school so she can become Beaver’s resident doctor.
Business owner Greg Andrews wants to escape his philandering wife and his life in general. Leaving New York City to join a hunting expedition in Alaska, Greg’s plans are turned upside down when he is shot on Gwich’in land and ends up on Sarah’s operating table. In the absence of a qualified doctor, Sarah must operate to save his life. She refuses to wait for the consent of their tribal leader, and her father banishes her from the tribal land in punishment. Grateful for his life, Greg concocts a scheme to help. Plagued by the side effects of her unconventional operation, he convinces Sarah to become his live-in nurse.
Without the means to support herself, Sarah agrees to the questionable arrangement, but she soon finds herself in even more trouble. Her new problem is that she is falling in love with this infuriating man, and the choices she now must make are much more difficult than the simple act of saving a man’s life. Together, Sarah and Greg must both decide whether they can overcome the vast differences between them, or if the indivisible line that separates their worlds will ultimately pull them apart.

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Change Rein by Anne Jolie Review + Giveaway

 

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Series: Willow Bay Stables #1
Genre
: Contemporary Romance
Publication Date: June 15, 2015

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London Daniels is returning home to Willow Bay, Alberta, on the heels of a televised loss. She blew her shot at the Summer Olympics and cost Canada the gold medal in dressage.
During her years of training abroad, her family’s stable has fallen on hard times, and thus, they’ve accepted an offer to board the racehorses of Branson Tucker, the infamous tycoon, for the winter.
London lacks conviction after her ill-fated fall. And as if returning to her hometown to watch her epic failure replay on everyone’s big screen isn’t torture enough, she’s expected to cater to a man with an ego bigger than her hundred-acre farm just to earn a dime.
Is London saddling up for another ride that will leave both her heart and her ass in the dirt? Or could the handsome, unwanted guest at Willow Bay Stables be her second chance to go for gold?

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