Aug 19
Safe Keeping by Barbara Taylor Sissel

Safe Keeping by Barbara Taylor Sissel

Safe Keeping by Barbara Taylor Sissel Format: eARC Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon • Goodreads My son is a murderer…. So begins this chilling and emotionally charged mystery from highly acclaimed author Barbara Taylor Sissel. Emily Lebay had always thought of her family as ordinary. Sure, they’ve endured their share of problems, even a time of great trouble; what family hasn’t? But when a woman’s body turns up in the dense woods near their home, and Emily’s grown son Tucker is accused of murder, Emily is forced to confront the unfathomable, and everything she believed about her life is called into question.This isn’t the first time Tucker has been targeted by the police; a year ago he was a person of interest when another woman was found dead in the same stretch of woods. Still, neither Emily nor her daughter, Lissa, can reconcile their Tucker with these brutal crimes. Terrified, convinced there’s been a tragic mistake, Emily and Lissa set out… Read more »

Aug 18
The Girl He Knows by Kristi Rose

The Girl He Knows by Kristi Rose

The Girl He Knows by Kristi Rose Format: eBook Source: Purchased Genres: Best Friends, Contemporary Romance, Romance Buy on Amazon • Goodreads Waking up naked next to a good looking man is not a bad way to start the day. Especially since Paisley missed all those opportunities in college, when she was too busy supporting her no good, thankfully now, ex-husband. The problem? This hottie is Hank, her best friend’s older brother, a guy she’s known her entire life. Stopping after one night is the right thing to do. Being with him clearly breaks the best friend code, and from his career as a Naval officer to his Boy Scout reputation, everything about him screams monogamy and commitment. Two things Paisley has had enough of. When Hank presents a “no strings attached” offer, it’s too good to be true. She can enjoy him while still embracing being single. But, poor choices force her to confront old fears of love and… Read more »

Jul 29
Come to Me Softly by A.L. Jackson

Come to Me Softly by A.L. Jackson

Come to Me Softly by A.L. Jackson Series: Closer to You #2 Format: eBook Source: Purchased Genres: Best Friends Sister, Contemporary, Contemporary Romance, New Adult, Romance Buy on Amazon • Goodreads A second chance at life… A second chance at love… Jared Holt never thought he deserved either—until he found both in the arms of Aly Moore. Aly has loved Jared for as long as she can remember, and she’s more than ready for the future they’re making together. But Jared can’t help remembering his own family. And he’ll never forgive himself for what happened to them. How can he allow himself the very happiness he once destroyed? To live a life worthy of Aly, Jared knows he has to stop running and finally put his past to rest. But when he decides to face his demons head on, he encounters more than he bargained for: a dangerous mix of jealousy, lies, and dishonest intentions. When those intentions threaten Aly,… Read more »

Jul 28
We Are The Goldens by Dana Reinhardt

We Are The Goldens by Dana Reinhardt

We Are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt Format: eARC Source: Netgalley Genres: Coming of Age, Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult Buy on Amazon • Goodreads Nell knows a secret about her perfect, beautiful sister Layla. If she tells, it could blow their world apart.When Nell and Layla were little, Nell used to call them Nellayla. Because to Nell, there was no difference between where she started and her adored big sister ended. They’re a unit; divorce made them rely on each other early on, so when one pulls away, what is the other to do? But now, Nell’s a freshman in high school and Layla is changing, secretive. And then Nell discovers why. Layla is involved with one of their teachers. And even though Nell tries to support Layla, to understand that she’s happy and in love, Nell struggles with her true feelings: it’s wrong, and she must do something about it. I received this book for free from author/publisher in… Read more »

Jul 27
Seducing Simon by Maya Banks

Seducing Simon by Maya Banks

Seducing Simon by Maya Banks Format: eBook Source: Purchased Genres: Best Friends, Best Friends Sister, Contemporary Romance, Romance Buy on Amazon • Goodreads Toni Langston certainly has her share of problems. She’s in love with one of her best friends, Simon. Firemen Simon lives with Toni and her brother and another fireman they’re best friends with. The four have been friends since high school and Toni has been in love with Simon for seemingly forever. The night Simon broke up with his girlfriend, Toni offered a shoulder—and so much more. The problem? The next morning Simon remembers nothing of the previous night, nor does he recall calling out his ex girlfriend’s name in the heat of passion, effectively putting a damper on what Toni had hoped was the culmination of her heart’s desire. Just when Toni thinks she can put the night behind her and come to terms with never having a chance with her best friend—a man she’s still… Read more »

Jul 26
Desired by Stacey Kennedy

Desired by Stacey Kennedy

Desired by Stacey Kennedy Series: Club Sin #3 Format: eBook Source: Netgalley Genres: BDSM, Contemporary, Erotica, Romance Buy on Amazon • Goodreads Kyler Morgan, Master at the legendary Club Sin in Las Vegas, knows how to give women what they want—too well. He hasn’t had a real challenge in a long time. Then Ella Snow enters his life. Beautiful, inhibited, and innocent in the ways of submission and domination, Ella is the new blood he’s been lusting after. Soon, the thrill of training her to embrace his world brings forth desires Kyler cannot control. After ending an abusive relationship, Ella makes a promise to herself to start living life to the fullest. It’s one of the reasons she seeks out Club Sin. Here, Kyler’s every touch is a lesson in liberation, stirring passions that have no bounds. But as she falls under Kyler’s command, Ella discovers that some secrets are so dark they must come to light. Submission alone may not… Read more »

Jul 25
Craving Constellations by Nicole Jacquelyn

Craving Constellations by Nicole Jacquelyn

Craving Constellations by Nicole Jacquelyn Series: The Aces #1 Format: eBook Source: Purchased Genres: Contemporary Romance, Motorcycles, Romance, Second Chances Buy on Amazon • Goodreads “How is it, that someone can make decision after decision attempting to get away from their past and somehow end up right back where they started?” When Brenna decided to leave the only life she’d ever known, she never thought she’d ever be back. Now, five years later she’s running from her clean cut husband straight back to the motorcycle club that raised her… and the man she left behind. She left with a secret, and as soon as she returns the truth will break her carefully constructed life wide open. Another motorcycle book, what can I tell you, I’m hooked. Although like with all genres and themes, every author has a little bit different of a take on things, and I have to say I liked this one. I think part of the reason… Read more »

Jul 24
Sweet Addiction by J. Daniels

Sweet Addiction by J. Daniels

Sweet Addiction by J. Daniels Series: Sweet Addiction #1 Format: eBook Source: Purchased Genres: Contemporary Romance, Romance Buy on Amazon • Goodreads Wedding hookups never amount to anything. Those who partake in this wicked little activity know the rules. Get in. Get laid. Get out. There’s no expectation of a relationship. It is what it is.Dylan Sparks knows the rules. She’s familiar with the protocol. And she engages in the best sex of her life with a complete stranger at her ex-boyfriend’s wedding.Reese Carroll doesn’t care about the rules. He wants more than just one night with Dylan. And he’s too addicting to pass up. Sweet Addiction is the story of one girl’s struggle to keep things casual, and one boy’s desire to never let her go. I will admit that the reason I looked at this book was because I kind of fell in love with the cover, yes yes, I know, don’t judge a book by its cover, but I… Read more »

Jul 23
Rumor Has It by Elisabeth Grace

Rumor Has It by Elisabeth Grace

Rumor Has It by Elisabeth Grace Series: Limelight #1 Format: eBook Source: Purchased Genres: Contemporary Romance, Musician, New Adult, Romance Buy on Amazon • Goodreads All publicity is good publicity, right? Unless you’re recent college grad Ellie Wagner and an embarrassing video of you and your boyfriend goes viral. Every man in your life abandons you, but who knew a one-minute clip of your latest doomed relationship would brand you a slut, prevent you from getting your perfect job, and force you to keep doing the one thing you swore you’d never do again…live with your mother.But staying with mom and her latest boy-toy (is this husband number four or five?) until your life turns around might not be all bad. Especially when you fall – literally – at the feet of a sexy, green-eyed stranger who offers you freedom and a life of luxury on a gold-rimmed platter.There’s only one little problem – the man of your dreams is… Read more »

Jul 22
Under Locke by Mariana Zapata

Under Locke by Mariana Zapata

Under Locke by Mariana Zapata Format: eBook Source: Purchased Genres: Best Friends Sister, Contemporary Romance, Motorcycles, New Adult, Romance Buy on Amazon • Goodreads He was my boss, my brother’s friend, a Widower, an ex-felon, and a man I’d seen casually with a handful of women. But he was everything that gripped me, both the good and the bad. Worst case scenario if things turned awkward between us, I could go somewhere else. I’d gotten over epic heartbreak before, one more wouldn’t kill me. After moving to Austin following six months of unemployment back home, Iris Taylor knows she should be glad to have landed a job so quickly… even if the business is owned by a member of the same motorcycle club her estranged father used to belong to. Except Dex Locke might just be the biggest jerk she’s ever met. He’s rude, impatient and doesn’t know how to tell time. And the last thing they ever expected was each other. But… Read more »