Thursday, June 25, 2020

The Women In Black By: Madeleine St. John

The Women In Black
Author: Madeleine St. John
Publisher: Scribner
Published: February 2020 (First Published December 1993)
Format: ARC Paperback
Pages: 224
Rating: 2/5
Summary:
Sydney in the late 1950s. On the second floor of the famous F.G. Goode department store, in Ladies' Cocktail Frocks, the women in black are girding themselves for the Christmas rush. Lisa is the new Sales Assistant (Temporary). Across the floor and beyond the arch, she is about to meet the glamorous Continental refugee, Magda, guardian of the rose-pink cave of Model Gowns.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Falling For The Cowboy By: Kennedy Fox

Falling For The Cowboy (Bedtime Reads #3)
Author: Kennedy Fox
Publisher: Kennedy Fox
Published: January 2019
Format: Paperback
Pages: 260
Rating: 4/5
Summary:
Never trust a man who wears nothing more than a cowboy hat and ripped jeans who asks if you’d like to save a horse and ride a . . . well, you get the picture. 

That should’ve been enough for me to walk away. 

I’ve been warned on several occasions about southern men—with their sexy accents, charming manners, and the ability to easily get any woman in bed—which is something I’ll be avoiding. 

Being a professional photographer has many perks—traveling around the world, calling all the shots, and working with subject matter that isn’t bad to look at—but Colton Langston with his washboard abs and baby blue eyes, could care less about my current project. He’s trouble, I know it, and he’s determined to make me work for every single photo. When I’m forced into riding lessons, I get way more than I ever bargained for, and by the time my trip is over, I’m in too deep.

Being with him was thrilling, but falling for him was unpredictable. 
And ignoring him will be impossible.



**This is a complete STANDALONE novel — filled with plenty of humor, steam, & romance! 18 & up only due to explicit sexual content, language, and adult content.** 

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Falling For The Playboy By: Kennedy Fox

Falling For The Playboy (Bedtime Reads #2)
Author: Kennedy Fox
Publisher: Createspace
Published: November 2018
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Rating: 4/5
Summary:
Never trust a man who gets paid to take off his clothes for a living and then uses it as a pick-up line to get girls in bed with him.  

That should’ve been enough for me to call in sick that day. 

I’ve worked with male cover models like him before and they’re all the same—smooth-talking, sexy as sin, egotistical know-it-alls who think they’re God’s gift to women—all traits I know to steer clear of.  

Assisting authors comes with many perks—reading on the job, using my organizing skills on a daily basis, drinking coffee by the gallons—but Maverick Kingston barges into my life and demands more than I can handle.  

When we’re forced to road trip across the country together, he pushes every boundary I have and rearranges my thoughts on playing it safe. And when he “accidentally” drops his towel, he makes it very clear what he’s offering and proves he’s packing more than abs of steel under his clothes. 

Working with him was brutal, but falling for him was unexpected. 

And playing by the rules will be impossible. 


This is a complete STANDALONE novel — filled with plenty of humor, steam, & romance! 18 & up only due to explicit sexual content, language, and adult content. 

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Falling For The Bad Boy By: Kennedy Fox

Falling For The Bad Boy(Bedtime Reads #1)
Author: Kennedy Fox
Publisher: Createspace
Published: November 2017
Format: Paperback
Pages: 244
Rating: 4/5
Summary:
Never trust a man who answers the door wearing nothing more than a pair of low-cut jeans and a panty-melting smirk.

That should've been my first sign.

I write about guys like him for a living — sexy and charming, yet reluctant to get into a serious relationship. His body screams sex appeal, but his condescending personality makes him a classic f*ckboy.

And I want nothing to do with that.

Writing romance novels comes with its perks — traveling, meeting new people, creating characters from the voices in my head — but Ethan Rochester enters my life and rearranges my preconceived notions about writing what inspires you.

Meeting him was fate, but falling for him was inevitable.
And forgetting him will be impossible.


**This is a complete STANDALONE novel — filled with plenty of humor, steam, & romance! 18 & up only due to explicit sexual content, language, and adult content. Previously published as My Week with the Bad Boy by Brooke Cumberland & Lyra Parish.** 

Monday, June 1, 2020

The Invisible Leash By: Patrice Karst

The Invisible Leash
Author: Patrice Karst
Publisher: Little Brown
Published: December 2019
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 32
Rating: 5/5
Summary:
"When our pets aren't with us anymore, an Invisible Leash connects our hearts to each other. Forever." That's what Zack's friend Emily tells him after his dog dies. Zack doesn't believe it. He only believes in what he can see. But on an enlightening journey through their neighborhood--and through his grief--he comes to feel the comforting tug of the Invisible Leash. And it feels like love.


Accompanied by tender. uplifting art by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff, bestselling author Patrice Karst's gentle story uses the same bonding technique from her classic book The Invisible String to help readers through the experience of the loss of a beloved animal.

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Throw Like A Girl By: Sarah Henning

Throw Like A Girl
Author: Sarah Henning
Publisher: Poppy/Little Brown
Published: January 2020
Format: ARC Paperback
Pages: 354
Rating: 4.5/5
Summary:
Friday Night Lights  meets Morgan Matson's  The Unexpected Everything  in this contemporary debut where  swoon-worthy  romance meets underdog sports story.

When softball star Liv Rodinsky throws one ill-advised punch during the most important game of the year, she loses her scholarship to her fancy private school, her boyfriend, and her teammates all in one fell swoop. With no other options, Liv is forced to transfer to the nearest public school, Northland, where she'll have to convince their coach she deserves a spot on the softball team, all while facing both her ex and the teammates of the girl she punched... Every. Single. Day. 

Enter Grey, the injured star quarterback with amazing hair and a foolproof plan: if Liv joins the football team as his temporary replacement, he'll make sure she gets a spot on the softball team in the Spring. But it will take more than the perfect spiral for Liv to find acceptance in Northland's halls, and behind that charming smile, Grey may not be so perfect after all.


With well-drawn characters and a charming quarterback love interest who's got brains as well as brawn, Throw Like a Girl will have readers swooning from the very first page. 

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Exquisite By: Elizabeth Hayley

Exquisite (Diamond Trilogy #3)
Author: Elizabeth Hayley
Publisher: Little Brown
Published: January 2017
Format: Paperback
Pages: 134
Rating: 3/5
Summary:
"Please don't let me fall." 

Since Siobhan has made it as an artist, she's ready to start a life in New York with the love of her life, billionaire Derick Miller. But their relationship has been a rollercoaster ride that has pushed Derick too far. Will Siobhan be able to win back her soul mate? 




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