The Darkest Star – Release Day & Review!

You guys all know I’m pretty obsessed with Jennifer L. Armentrout.  I love everything she’s ever written and this book is a companion to her Lux world which is where many of us started our love affair with her writing.  She was the first author I read when, exhausted with a baby / toddler who never slept, I finally relented and downloaded the kindle app to my tablet.  Obsidian was being offered for free, so I gave it a shot and the rest is history.  It was extra fun for me that the publishing house was located in Ft. Collins, CO, a city I know quite well as I attended college there and lived in the area most of my life.

Returning to the world of the Luxen and Origins and aliens among us was actually kind of a relief.  That sounds odd, but really I felt like I had been holding my breath and waiting for a continuation of the adventures there.  We finally get more about Luc in TDS – the great and powerful Origin we met along the way in Kat and Daemon’s stories.  There’s a splash of our old favorites as well, a pinch of Archer, a dash of Daemon, but really this is Evie’s story and so we have to step away from them to fall into her reality.  But Luc is there, so it’s mostly okay.


Secrets and lies are common threads that can’t be avoided in the Luxen world.  Evie finds herself completely submerged in both very quickly after simply going to a club with a friend.  I don’t love spoilers, so I can’t say much except nothing is really as it seems (ain’t that always the way?) and what you think you know you probably don’t.  This cast is fantastic, and I’m excited for the next one.  I’ll ALWAYS be excited for the next one.  Always.  Jennifer gives me all the feels every time I read her stuff and I find her entirely re-readable which just adds to the appeal,

You want to read this one.  If you haven’t read the Lux series, no worries – you can jump right into this and won’t be lost at all.  I will highly recommend that if you read this first you then go back and pick up Lux.  Naturally.  Start with Obsidian.  You won’t regret it!


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The Boyfriend Blog – Blog Tour w/ Review!

Lizzie and Aiden are both hilarious and swoony. I adore poor Lizzie’s ability to attract the absolute worst possible dates. Her stories are hilarious and unmatched! And Aiden is just the best possible guy – but he does make mistakes. They both do, just like real people on a journey to finding and claiming their soulmate.

This friends to lovers story is super sweet, real, and a fantastic quick read!



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The Boyfriend Blog by K.L. Grayson

Release Date: December 10, 2019


The Boyfriend Blog, an all-new standalone contemporary romance by USA Today bestselling author K.L. Grayson.

Boyfriend (n.)

  • A frequent or regular male companion with whom one has a romantic or sexual relationship.
  • A myth. A legend. Impossible to find.

According to her eighty-year-old neighbor, Lizzie Donovan is looking for Mr. Right in all the wrong places. Though it’s made great fodder for her blog, Lizzie is finally tired of swiping left and awful blind dates, and she’s ready to take Mrs. Skinner’s advice and find love the old-fashioned way. Goodbye dating app, hello grocery store, book store, dog park, and wherever else she might be able to meet a good man. And she really has nothing to lose. Not only will she be entertained along the way, but even if she ends up alone, she’ll always have her longtime best friend, Aiden, by her side.

Friend zone (n.)

  • A situation in which a friendship exists between two people, one of whom has an unreciprocated romantic or sexual interest in the other.
  • Location of Aiden Wallace.

According to his eighty-year-old neighbor, Aiden Wallace has been friend zoned. And that’s mostly his fault because instead of opening his eyes and seeing what was right in front of him, Aidan has spent the last several years enjoying the single life. But things have changed—he has changed—and now he needs his best friend, Lizzie, to stop shoving him into the friend zone so he can work at winning her heart. Until then, he’s stuck watching her string of dating disasters and wishing she’d believe him when he tells her he’s the one.

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The Boyfriend Blog

August 29, 2015

Boyfriend wanted: Loyal and funny. Wait…I just described a dog. I should buy a dog.

For real, though, Loyal and funny, that’s easy enough, right?


Do you ever ask yourself why dating in today’s society is so hard? Or where all the good guys are? Or what happened to dating before sex and *gasp* chivalry?

I wish I had the answers to those questions for you, but I don’t. Unfortunately, I’m scratching my head and wondering the same things you are, which is how I ended up here in the first place.

I never thought I’d be a blogger—especially one who writes about men and dating—and really, I’m not; I’m just a twenty-something girl who got her heart broken for the first time and, while drowning myself in a pint of cookie dough ice cream, thought to myself: Self, how many other girls out there are doing this exact thing? How many of us are loading up on carbs and sugar while mentally berating humans of the penis-wielding variety?

I know I can’t be the only one.

After proposing that same question to my sister, she suggested that I blog about it.

So, whether you’re like me and are swallowing past the bitter first taste of a broken heart, or you’re on your tenth helping and somehow keep finding the courage to go back for more, this blog is for you.

Let me start out by saying you are not alone.

Louder for the sobbing girl in the back: YOU ARE NOT ALONE.

Sit down, buckle up, and let’s enjoy this crazy ride of bad dating apps and even worse dates together.

P.S. Men suck. And not in a good way.


About K.L. Grayson

K.L. Grayson resides in a small town outside of St. Louis, MO. She is entertained

daily by her extraordinary husband, who will forever inspire every good quality she

writes in a man. Her entire life rests in the palms of six dirty little hands, and when the

day is over and those pint-sized cherubs have been washed and tucked into bed, you can find her typing away furiously on her computer. She has a love for alpha-males,

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Heroes & Gods – Cover Reveal!



Title: Heroes & Gods
Author: Aly Zigada
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Release Date: March 12, 2020


I was raised on fairy tales.
But no one warned me that a princess could fall for the
villain of her story.
My heart beat for a hockey hero who was not mine. My soul
burned for his rival—a god of infamy who shattered my morality and exploited my
dirtiest desires.
Two athletes who made war on ice had the power to ravage my
career, shred my reputation, and twist my reality. Yet I risked it all for the
kind of love that’s forbidden in tales and banished from myths.
My love was reckless and true.

My love was equal parts good and evil.

My love was promised to a hero…but stolen by a god.




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Aly Zigada is an American novelist best known for riveting
contemporary fiction including Heroes & Gods and the
acclaimed Perversion Records series. Praise for her writing describes it as
sharp and evocative. A former bookseller, New York City scholar, and corporate
jack-of-all-trades, she belongs to the Pacific Coast but is guided by a broken


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The Kingsbrier Quintuplets – Series Blitz

If you’ve been waiting for a big series to binge read, this is it! This family and their trials, romances and adventures was so much fun to read. Get your hands on all 8 today!


Title: Eric
Series: The Kingsbrier Quintuplets #1
Author: Jody Kaye
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Born smack-dab in the middle of a wild set of quintuplets somehow Eric
became the level-headed one. As his four siblings fly the nest, Eric’s feet are
grounded in a plan to take over the family construction business. Goals.
Persistence. Patience. Those paid off when he went after the quiet girl of his
dreams… And someday down the line, Eric’s going to make Ginny his wife.
Ginny knows one thing: She loves Eric. His notoriety as one of the
infamous Kingsbrier Quintuplets or the fact that his granddaddy left each of
the quints more money than God? That means nothing because Ginny’s seen the
courage of an accepting boy who has given her life stability since her father
died. Yet, Ginny’s uncertain how they’ll manage to stay together when she
leaves for college. Will Eric still want her four years from now?
When Ginny’s forced to admit to the lengths she’s gone to keep Eric will
her deceit become the roadblock that tears them apart or the stepping stone to
a different life neither had imagined?
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Title: Brier
Series: The Kingsbrier Quintuplets #2
Author: Jody Kaye
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Brier’s defiant streak kept that hurt away. No one was going to tell her
what to do or how to live. She left Kingsbrier unwilling to let the man she’s
always refused to acknowledge she loves stop her from pursuing her dreams. Now,
despite a fulfilling career as a police officer, Brier knows that something is
missing from her life. The more distance she puts between herself and her
family, the more empty she is becoming. When circumstances bring her back home,
Brier confronts the one person she’s avoided for years.
Drew Newhouse, a professional football player and Brier’s childhood
sweetheart, has never backed down from a challenge. Brier has pushed him away
more than once and Drew has given her space because he knows they’ve always
been meant to be. This time, he’s playing for keeps.
With the help of the other quints, will Drew be able to win her trust and
marry the woman he loves? Can Brier put her heart on the line and finally give
Drew the chance they both deserve?
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Title: Daveigh
Series: The Kingsbrier Quintuplets #3
Author: Jody Kaye
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Cris Sanchez prefers to admire Daveigh Cavanaugh from afar. He’s a
widower with a young son. She’s the boss’s daughter. The eight years that
separate their age—and the exact time that Daveigh has been away for college
and veterinary school—should have sealed their fate. Instead, Cris’s dedication
to the family business and Daveigh’s love of animals has drawn them close. Now
the pair must contend with the impending loss of a confidant they’ve shared for
to a decade.
Daveigh has returned to Kingsbrier harboring a secret, but none that cuts
as deep as the one Cris has held onto. After allowing herself time to heal,
will Daveigh find strength in their friendship to return to her studies? Or
will she settle for half her dreams for the chance to be with the man she’s
always loved? After admitting to his responsibility in his wife’s death, can
Cris relinquish the past that haunts him? Or will he and Daveigh continue down
separate paths?
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Title: Miss Cavanaugh
Series: The Kingsbrier Quintuplets
Author: Jody Kaye
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Cris Sanchez’s world was turned upside down when his wife died. He never
expected to find that kind of happiness again—let alone at Kingsbrier… Since
she was eighteen, Daveigh Cavanaugh has never loved anyone but Kingsbrier’s
ranch manager, Cris. Their family’s roots have intertwined, giving both wings
to build the life they both deserve.
Now Cris and Daveigh are finally getting married. Though, Daveigh never
thought her momma would be the one stopping her from having the kind of wedding
day she’s always wanted.
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Title: Cavanaugh
Series: The Kingsbrier Quintuplets
Author: Jody Kaye
Genre: Contemporary Romance
The only child of an oil mogul, Rose Kingsbrier should’ve had it all.
That changed the day her momma died, leaving her to live a solitary life in a
mansion that was more like a mausoleum. Rose tried for years to get her
father’s attention, eventually finding it easier to become his source of grief
than to live in grief’s shadow. Convinced that she’s irresponsible, now Rose’s
father intends to marry her off. But she’s not letting him barter her away that

Ross Cavanaugh’s construction business is renovating the Kingsbrier
mansion and, before the job’s even started, he gets swept up in Rose’s schemes.
She’s a hot ticket and easy-going Ross enjoys their budding friendship, until
Rose proposes a marriage of convenience to solve her problem and provide Cavanaugh
Construction financial backing. Rose may not mind dragging her own reputation
through the mud, but Ross has worked too hard to be accused of fortune hunting.
When Rose gets herself in over her head, agreeing to her offer may be the only
way to save her.
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Title: Adam
Series: The Kingsbrier Quintuplets #4
Author: Jody Kaye
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Since quitting med school, Adam Cavanaugh has lied about everything, and
the truth is catching up with him. He knows it’s time to prove he’s someone his
family can be proud of.
Temple has high standards—ones Adam will never reach. But he wants a
woman like her in his life someday and is willing to let Temple teach him how
to be a better man. That is, if he can keep his heart out of the equation.
Who would have guessed that her perfect life was an illusion? Or that she
was falling for him too? And when Adam’s conscience compels him to tell the
truth about his past, will his deceit stop Temple from trusting anyone ever
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Title: Colette
Series: The Kingsbrier Quintuplets #5
Author: Jody Kaye
Genre: Contemporary Romance
I know how to make a man want. I do it so well that it gained me a
stalker. I’m not afraid of him, but of men like him. So living an orderly and
private life keeps my anxiety at bay and my family out of the tabloids.
Devon shows me how freeing chaos can be. He refuses to accept the face I
show the world. But Devon also holds me at arms length… And when he reveals the
darkest places inside of him, I can’t help wondering if he wants me at all.
(This book is a stand alone romance in The Kingsbrier Quintuplets Series,
bridging Adam & Colton.)
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Title: Colton
Series: The Kingsbrier Quintuplets #6
Author: Jody Kaye
Genre: Contemporary Romance
I spent years in the military molding myself into someone better. After
the accident, entire parts of my life missing. Memories, my career, my leg… My
one and only best friend who has run off and gotten married. Didn’t she know I
was in love with her?
With nothing left, I give up and block everyone out. That’s when my
family brings Keely here to get me back on my feet. She’s regimented and won’t
put up with my lousy attitude. Sure wish Keely used the same tactics on her
daughter. That girl is out of control.
I won’t put up with the kid’s bad attitude and put my foot down. That’s
when the three of us turn into something more. The family of my own I never
thought I’d get. The life I was so sure I’d lost out on.
A struggling single mom is the last woman I’d expect to heal a loner’s
soul and rebuild their confidence. Except as Keely unlocks my heart, the secret
she’s kept to keep her child safe may destroy me.
book deals with themes that include PTSD and darker emotional scenarios. Please
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Author Bio
Jody’s husband asked what she’d been doing all day. After five years she finally
confessed, “When no one is around, I write.”
Okay, it was more like trying to get out of saying a thing. Jody’s a writer. You want it
pretty. Let’s compromise.
“Just finish one,” he said, challenging her to complete a story and share it.
Little did he know that those words of encouragement meant they
d return from a family vacation with a wild and defiant set of quintuplets stumbling their way through life. Wasnt raising their three sons enough?
A native of nowhere, Jody settled in New England for 17 years before agreeing to uproot her brood of boys and move to North Carolina. She spends most of her time reading, writing, and hoping that her ravenous children havent managed to eat all the ingredients before she cooks dinner.
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Release – Cover Reveal

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“Aly Martinez is one of the best in the business. You have to read her books.” –Meghan March, New York Times Bestselling author

Release, an all-new emotional, second chance romance standalone from USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez is coming January 5th and we have the incredible cover!

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Growing up, Ramsey Stewart branded my soul in ways time could never heal.

At twelve, he asked me to be his girlfriend.

At thirteen, he gave me my first kiss.

By sixteen, we’d fallen in love, planned a future together, and had our eyes set on the horizon.

Love never fails, right?

But for Ramsey, it did.

Love failed him.

I failed him.

The entire world failed him.

At seventeen, Ramsey was convicted of killing the boy who assaulted me.

Move on,he wrote in his first and only letter from prison.

Start a new life, he urged.

I don’t love you anymore, he lied.

There was no such thing as giving up on Ramsey. Love may have been our curse, but he was mine—then, now, and forever.

So here I am, twelve long years later, waiting for a man I don’t even know to emerge from between the chain link gates.

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Photographer: Wander Aguiar Photography

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Originally from Savannah, Georgia, USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez now lives in South Carolina with her husband and four young children.

Never one to take herself too seriously, she enjoys cheap wine, mystery leggings, and olives. It should be known, however, that she hates pizza and ice cream, almost as much as writing her bio in the third person.

She passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a super-sized tumbler of wine by her side.

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The Younger Man – Release Day w/ Review!

I always forget that reading a Karina Halle book is an EXPERIENCE. I forget that there’s no rushing her stories and that her words will continue to bother me long after I’m finished. Getting that reminder is always somehow just as pleasant as it is frustrating.

This story consumed me. It wrapped me up in it’s arms and cradled me through the ups and downs and tears and romance. The love between Alejo and Thalia is not easy, but it is worth it! Her age, their jobs – there are so many entanglements to unravel during their journey. It’s impossible not to get wrapped up in this story!

Fantastic, 5 stars all day long!


A reckless, obsessive soccer star. A forbidden affair that could ruin her career. The locker room has never been this steamy.

The Younger Man, an epic standalone forbidden age-gap sports romance, by New York Times bestselling author Karina Halle, is LIVE!


Starting over was her only option.

Forty-years old and still reeling from a public and painful divorce, Thalia Blackwood is looking for a fresh start, somewhere far away from her upside down life. When she’s offered a new job as the sports therapist for a football (soccer) team, she jumps at the chance. This is just what she needs to leave the heartbreak and shame of Manchester behind, trading it in for the warmth and hopeful vibrancy of Madrid.

He was her only desire.

Twenty-three year old Alejo Albarado is rising up the ranks in his career. As the charming forward for the Real Madrid team, Alejo’s life revolves around women, parties, and being a tabloid darling, that is until the new sports therapist joins the team.

Their passion could not be ignored.

What starts out as a strictly professional relationship between Thalia and the young Spanish player, slowly evolves into something more. Much more.

Their relationship was forbidden.

But their combustible chemistry and simmering sexual tension can only go so far—should Thalia give into Alejo’s advances, she’s at risk of not only losing her job, but succumbing to a much younger man will drag her through the spotlight again.

Alejo might be worth that risk.

Unless he breaks her heart in the process.

The Younger Man is a full-length standalone romance. Characters from Love, in English make a cameo in this book, however The Younger Man is intended to be read as a STANDALONE.

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Halle is represented by the Root Literary and is both self-published and published by Simon & Schuster and Hachette in North America and in the UK.

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Humbugged – Release Day!

Title: Humbugged
Authors: Pippa Grant & Lili Valente
Genre: Romantic Comedy

 Release Date: December 10, 2019



He’s the world’s most alpha Marine and the last man I
should be letting jingle my bells this holiday season. 
So why does Clint O’Dell keep running through my thoughts wearing nothing but a
Santa hat? And why do I stupidly agree that we should be Christmas friends with

Someone must have spiked my eggnog.

I don’t do Marines.

Or Santas.

I learned my lesson about both the hard way.

But when Clint steps in to rescue me—from a murderous goose, a rogue reindeer,
and the ghost of Christmas Right Now causing trouble in my bakery—I can’t help
but wonder if we’re meant to be more than friends.

If maybe Clint is the holiday miracle I’ve been praying for…or if all the magic
will disappear with the season.

Humbugged is a laugh out loud holiday romp featuring a Marine with a
heart of gold and a baker in need of a hero. Complete with the world’s most
awkward Christmas caroling, a photoshoot with furry friends, and more naughty
baked goods than is good or decent.




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Pippa Grant
Pippa Grant is a USA Today Bestselling author who writes
romantic comedies that will make tears run down your leg. When she’s not
reading, writing or sleeping, she’s being crowned employee of the month as a
stay-at-home mom and housewife trying to prepare her adorable demon spawn to be
productive members of society, all the while fantasizing about long walks on
the beach with hot chocolate chip cookies.
Lili Valente
Lili Valente has slept under the stars in Greece, eaten
dinner at midnight with French men who couldn’t be trusted to keep their mouths
on their food, and walked alone through Munich’s red light district after dark
and lived to tell the tale. 
These days you can find her writing in a tent beside the sea, drinking coconut
water and thinking delightfully dirty thoughts.



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Regretting You – Release Day!

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“This is Hoover at her very best.” Publishers Weekly

Regretting You, an all-new poignant and moving novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover, is available now!

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Morgan Grant and her sixteen-year-old daughter, Clara, would like nothing more than to be nothing alike.

Morgan is determined to prevent her daughter from making the same mistakes she did. By getting pregnant and married way too young, Morgan put her own dreams on hold. Clara doesn’t want to follow in her mother’s footsteps. Her predictable mother doesn’t have a spontaneous bone in her body.

With warring personalities and conflicting goals, Morgan and Clara find it increasingly difficult to coexist. The only person who can bring peace to the household is Chris—Morgan’s husband, Clara’s father, and the family anchor. But that peace is shattered when Chris is involved in a tragic and questionable accident. The heartbreaking and long-lasting consequences will reach far beyond just Morgan and Clara.

While struggling to rebuild everything that crashed around them, Morgan finds comfort in the last person she expects to, and Clara turns to the one boy she’s been forbidden to see. With each passing day, new secrets, resentment, and misunderstandings make mother and daughter fall further apart. So far apart, it might be impossible for them to ever fall back together.


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Colleen Hoover is the #1 New York Times and International bestselling author of thirteen novels and multiple novellas. She lives in Texas with her husband and their three boys. She is the founder of The Bookworm Box, a non-profit book subscription service and bookstore in Sulphur Springs, Texas.

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