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Review: The Revenge (The Insiders Trilogy #3) by Tijan

Review: The Revenge (The Insiders Trilogy #3) by Tijan

The Revenge is the taut, edgy, sexy, explosive conclusion to The Insiders trilogy by New York Times and USA Today bestseller Tijan!

Bailey and Kash were used to living in the shadows. Now they are thrust into the public eye. Together, they can do anything, but undeniable danger and seemingly insurmountable challenges threaten the love and passion that binds them.

1. Bailey is reeling from the greatest loss she has ever suffered.

2. Enemies are closing in.

3. Even bigger secrets and twists are coming to light.

Win or lose, for Bailey and Kash, everything is on the line.

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MY REVIEW

Finally! The epic conclusion we’ve been waiting for. I have been hooked on Kash and Bailey since the very first book and have immensely enjoyed their journey. And let me tell you, The Revenge is everything fans of The Insiders series have been waiting for.

The Revenge picks up right where the doozy of a cliffhanger from The Damaged left off and this book leaves no stone unturned. If you had questions, you better sit down and buckle in because you are not ready for the answers. This book had so many twists and turns it left my head spinning. I was kept on my toes and left to roll with the punches. I couldn’t wait to see what would happen next.

Kash and Bailey once again stepped up to the plate and showed, us readers, why we should root for them. Their loyalty and love for one another continues to knock my socks off and I know there is no storm these two can not weather.

There is so much I wish I could say right now, but I’m keeping my lips sealed. All I can tell you is to get ready. You thought the other books in this series were intense, but you haven’t seen anything yet. The Revenge pulls out all of the stops and leaves readers with the most satisfying and well-deserved ending. I loved everything about this book from beginning to end and look forward to seeing what this author has in store for us readers next.

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book via St. Martins Press and NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review*

Blog Tour with Review: Resisting the Grump by Ashley Munoz

Blog Tour with Review: Resisting the Grump by Ashley Munoz
Once upon a time he broke me, and for that, I refuse to fall for him again.

Resisting the Grump, an all-new small-town romantic comedy full of heat and humor from bestselling author Ashley Munoz is available now!

Stalking the town recluse wasn’t exactly wise.

Davis was five years older than me…antisocial and temperamental. And there was the little fact that he didn’t know I existed.
Still, I gave him my heart, and he crushed it.

So I picked up the pieces and ran away to New York City. I had a plan that kept my heart intact for four years.
But one phone call changed everything.

Returning home meant facing the past…and the man who ruined me.
I had hoped that the mountain had swallowed him whole. Alas, as I set out to help my parents, I discover he’s not only alive and well, but that they apparently love the jerk.

He has no idea that we have a past, which is both a relief and salt in the wound.
I promise myself I’ll ignore how his eyes linger on me, or the way his touch feels like a live wire, and I’ll remember that once upon a time he broke me and for that I refuse to fall for him again.
But I can’t control that he seems to be falling for me this time.

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MY REVIEW

“Peace was like concrete, filling in all of the fissures and cracks that now outlined my life.”

“I felt like I was spinning in place, like my entire universe had turned upside down.”

“When the rain fell hard, in heavy beats against the earth, I fell for Davis in ways I’d never recover from. I’d tie this feeling to the crushed one I had carried for so many years, and I’d make a solid chain, tie it around my neck, and drown.”

Resisting the Grump is a sexy, all-consuming romance filled with the most delicious angst that will tug at your heartstrings, leaving you breathless right until the very end…

Resisting the Grump follows the story of Raelyn and Davis. From a very young age, Raelynn has had her eyes on Davis. It was a simple, innocent, unrequited crush that was never meant to go anywhere, but that didn’t stop Raelyn for taking a chance, only to end up with her heart broken. In desperate need of escape, Raelyn flees town hoping that college and a change of scenery will mend her heart. Her plan worked well for a few years until a phone call has Raelyn rushing home. Raelyn will now be forced to not only return home but face the man who destroyed her heart….

Resisting the Grump consumed me from the very first page. My heart ached for Raelyn and the hurt she experienced as a young girl, falling hard and fast for someone who didn’t know she even existed. Unrequited love is never easy and while this story might have started out a bit unconventional, there was no way I was prepared for the journey this story was going to take me on.

I adored Raelyn and Davis. Raelyn was the bright spot on any dark day. She had a big heart and always had the best of intentions even if her actions weren’t always the best. And then we have Davis, her complete opposite. He was the broody, grump of a man with the whole world on his shoulders. He seemed destined to be alone in the dark until his sights got set on Raelyn. I loved how easy it was for Raelyn and Davis to be together. They had the best chemistry and just fit. Raelyn tried her hardest to resist Davis, especially given her past crush, but Davis is not the kind of man that takes no for an answer, he knew what he wanted and wasn’t afraid to go after it.

In the end, this story took me on one emotional journey. I loved the angst and heartache, the push and pull, the revelations of secrets, sinfully hot moments, and everything in between. This story kept me on my toes and consumed me from beginning to end.

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book, in exchange for an honest review*

Excerpt

“Can I kiss you, Rae?” he whispered, moving along my skin.
Shaking my head, my throat bobbed. “No.”
“You don’t seem like the kind of girl who likes to be asked, so I’m just going to do it.”
“Try it and see what happens,” I smiled wickedly.
He stared at me, a tiny smile lifting in the corner of his mouth. “You can’t resist me forever.”
“Watch me.” I glared defiantly, hating that he’d called out something that simmered so close to my core.
His body pressed against mine for a second longer then it vanished. “I think I’ll kiss you when you’re least expecting it. Maybe in church or something.”
“Why bother with this ruse? I overheard you talking that night in the garage. I know my dad asked you to place the order, and I know you think I’m too much work to befriend.” My palms went flat against the brick, so I could somehow find balance.
His stormy glare cut through me, as if I were a cold stick of butter and he was the searing knife, just pulled from the fire.
“You misheard…or at least misunderstood.”
Tilting my head, I asked, “Did he tell you to place the order and lie to me?”
Without a single hitch in his voice, or flicker in his gaze, he answered. “Yes.”
“Then I don’t know what’s left to—”
His grip returned to my waist as his body pressed into mine, pushing me tighter against the brick at my back.
“You misunderstood…I don’t want to be your friend, Rae, and you are a lot of work, but if you haven’t noticed, work doesn’t scare me off. I like work. I like trouble. You’re a fucking delicious mixture of both, and please understand me when I say this”—he lowered his head, his lips just barely a breath away from mine—“I like kissing you.”

About Ashley
Ashley resides in the Pacific Northwest, where she lives with her four children and her husband. She loves coffee, reading fantasy, and writing about people who kiss and cuss.

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Release Blitz with Review: Resisting the Grump by Ashley Munoz

Release Blitz with Review: Resisting the Grump by Ashley Munoz

Ashley Munoz, brings a deliciously fun small-town romance, full of hilarious antics and a grumpy recluse-with no idea he has to not only win the girl but redeem himself in the process.

Stalking the town recluse wasn’t exactly wise.

Davis was five years older than me…antisocial and temperamental. And there was the little fact that he didn’t know I existed.

Still, I gave him my heart, and he crushed it.

So I picked up the pieces and ran away to New York City. I had a plan that would keep my heart intact for years.

But one phone call changed everything.

Returning home meant facing the past…and the man who ruined me.

I had hoped that the mountain had swallowed him whole.

But, as I set out to help my parents, I discover he’s not only alive and well, but that they apparently love the jerk.

He has no idea that we have a past, which is both a relief and salt in the wound.

I promise myself I’ll ignore how his eyes linger on me, or how his touch feels like a live wire, and I’ll remember that once upon a time he broke me, and for that, I refuse to fall for him again.

But I can’t control that he seems to be falling for me this time.

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MY REVIEW

“Peace was like concrete, filling in all of the fissures and cracks that now outlined my life.”

“I felt like I was spinning in place, like my entire universe had turned upside down.”

“When the rain fell hard, in heavy beats against the earth, I fell for Davis in ways I’d never recover from. I’d tie this feeling to the crushed one I had carried for so many years, and I’d make a solid chain, tie it around my neck, and drown.”

Resisting the Grump is a sexy, all-consuming romance filled with the most delicious angst that will tug at your heartstrings, leaving you breathless right until the very end…

Resisting the Grump follows the story of Raelyn and Davis. From a very young age, Raelynn has had her eyes on Davis. It was a simple, innocent, unrequited crush that was never meant to go anywhere, but that didn’t stop Raelyn for taking a chance, only to end up with her heart broken. In desperate need of escape, Raelyn flees town hoping that college and a change of scenery will mend her heart. Her plan worked well for a few years until a phone call has Raelyn rushing home. Raelyn will now be forced to not only return home but face the man who destroyed her heart….

Resisting the Grump consumed me from the very first page. My heart ached for Raelyn and the hurt she experienced as a young girl, falling hard and fast for someone who didn’t know she even existed. Unrequited love is never easy and while this story might have started out a bit unconventional, there was no way I was prepared for the journey this story was going to take me on.

I adored Raelyn and Davis. Raelyn was the bright spot on any dark day. She had a big heart and always had the best of intentions even if her actions weren’t always the best. And then we have Davis, her complete opposite. He was the broody, grump of a man with the whole world on his shoulders. He seemed destined to be alone in the dark until his sights got set on Raelyn. I loved how easy it was for Raelyn and Davis to be together. They had the best chemistry and just fit. Raelyn tried her hardest to resist Davis, especially given her past crush, but Davis is not the kind of man that takes no for an answer, he knew what he wanted and wasn’t afraid to go after it.

In the end, this story took me on one emotional journey. I loved the angst and heartache, the push and pull, the revelations of secrets, sinfully hot moments, and everything in between. This story kept me on my toes and consumed me from beginning to end.

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book, in exchange for an honest review*

About Ashley

Ashley resides in the Pacific Northwest, where she lives with her four children and her husband. She loves coffee, reading fantasy, and writing about people who kiss and cuss.

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Release Blitz with Review: Second to None by K.A. Linde

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Release Blitz with Review: Second to None by K.A. Linde

SECOND TO NONE

K.A. Linde

Release Date: August 30

First love can’t come second.

A stand alone second chance grumpy sunshine romance about Josie & Maddox by USA Today bestselling author K.A. Linde…

Maddox Nelson is the only boy I’ve ever loved.

And the only one to break my heart.

I thought I was over that long ago. After drowning the heartbreak in two failed marriages, I should want safe and easy, and Maddox is nothing but complicated.

Now that I’m back home in Savannah, I can’t deny the pull toward him. He’s the grumpy to my sunshine, the introvert to my extrovert, the uncompromising to my go with the flow. But years of friendship, love, and tangled lust binds us together in the city where it all began.

When heat flies between us, he makes it clear that we already had our chance. Both of us should move on.

Except I’m no longer okay with that idea.

I’ll prove to him that I come second to none.

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MY REVIEW

“He wanted to be around me as much as I wanted to be around him. No matter the time or distance between us, the want was always there. It had always been there. And being around him again in this city made me want him more than ever.”

“Kissing Maddox was effortless, like breathing.”

“With those three words, I belonged to him. I always had, but we’d sealed it. There was nowhere else I wanted to be.”

OMG! This book had me twisted up in the most delicious knots. Filled with angst, longing, and a lifetime of will they/won’t they get their stuff figured out, this book not only delivered but exceeded my expectations.

Maddox and Josie’s story is messy, frustrating, and oh, so complicated. Their story begins in high school, where the attraction has always been there, but a promise between friends keeps them apart. As time goes on, the timing never seemed to be right between them. There was always something or someone, or even themselves sabotaging their efforts.

Josie is so complex, driven, and passionate about the things/people she loves. She doesn’t always make the best decisions, but her heart is in the right place and I loved seeing her character grow and mature. At first glance, Maddox seems to be her complete opposite with his grumpy, broody attitude, but there is more to this talented artist than meets the eye. He might be a complete introvert, but he is exactly what Josie needs. Together these two had phenomenal chemistry. I loved all the will they/won’t they moments. The poor timing and ups and downs, and all the obstacles in between made for some delicious angst that just tugged at my heartstrings and left me all twisted, in the best possible way.

Second to None is the perfect grumpy sunshine, second chance romance. The characters are complicated and real. You can’t help but lose yourself in the story and the characters from the moment you pick this book up. I personally couldn’t put this book down once I started and boy did this book take me on the best journey ever. This book is angst. This book is real romance. I loved every single moment and never wanted it to end.

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book, in exchange for an honest review*

Meet K.A. Linde:

K.A. Linde is the USA Today bestselling author of the Avoiding Series, Wrights, and more than thirty other novels. She has a Masters degree in political science from the University of Georgia, was the head campaign worker for the 2012 presidential campaign at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and served as the head coach of the Duke University dance team. She loves reading fantasy novels, binge-watching Supernatural, traveling, and dancing in her spare time.

She currently lives in Lubbock, Texas, with her husband and two super-adorable puppies.

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Review: In Chaos We Reign by Amo Jones

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Review: In Chaos We Reign by Amo Jones

I was the trick that they could never play.
She was the greatest game of all…

There was elegance that comes from being carved from the ashes of all the darkness that surrounds you in the world. You start as dust, and you end as dust. At least that’s what I always thought. Crowned Princess Mayhem all my life became old fast, and I found myself forging my iron crown with the blood of our enemies.

To The Brothers of Kiznitch, I was nothing but a little brat that always got my way. I was the sister none of them asked for, but they’d find themselves needing. He was no different. Loving Keaton Cicero was never going to be easy. There was evil within him that would never be accepted.

They thought their over-protectiveness had kept me safe all these years, but they were wrong. Everything they thought they knew, was about to burn around them. I wasn’t someone who needed protecting…

They were.

In Chaos We Reign can be read as a stand-alone, but it is recommended to read In Silence She Screams first to better understand some story points.

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MY REVIEW

“A killer’s love is as violent as the art in which they take lives.”

“You can’t put time on a bond that burns endlessly.”

👏👏 Bravo, Amo Jones, Bravo. Amo Jones has completely outdone herself. I’m exhausted and my mind is still processing the crazy and twisted ride I just experienced. I didn’t just devour this book, I inhaled it. It was heart-pounding and absolutely brilliant. Fans of this series, you are in for one heck of a crazy, yet satisfying ride…

Here we are again back in the world of Midnight Mayhem and as we dive into Cartier and Keaton’s story, we are once again asked to trust the process, and trust the journey. Every moment, every twist, and every turn has been building toward this story. It should come as no surprise that this journey is going to be a crazy one filled with so many twists and turns it will leave your head spinning and your jaw clenched as you try to unravel the web this author has created.

In Chaos We Reign took on me on the best possible journey, leaving me exhausted and completely turned inside out. It is a brilliantly written and masterfully crafted story that will take readers on a bent and twisted ride that will keep them on their toes, on the edge of their seats, and leave them devouring every word. This story is filled with danger, intrigue, and betrayal. It’s filled with shocking twists and unexpected turns and a love so powerful that nothing can stand in the way of it.

In Chaos We Reign isn’t just a story. It’s an experience. It’s something that will burrow its way into you and will leave you thinking about it long after you’ve reached “The End”. And as we close this chapter on the Midnight Mayhem series, I am so happy to have discovered this series and fallen in love with these characters. I can’t wait to see what twisted tale Amo Jones has in store for us readers next!

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book, in exchange for an honest review*

Release Blitz with Review: Garnet Flats by Devney Perry

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Garnet Flats by Devney Perry is now live!

Talia Eden loved Foster Madden for one year, two months and eleven days. It was on day 438 that her love died. The day he chose to marry her best friend. The day she vowed never to think of Foster again.

Until years later when he has the audacity to show up in her small hometown of Quincy, begging for her help.

The ink on his divorce papers is barely dry, yet he comes armed with apologies and promises. She knows it’s all a ploy. Foster is the king of games and secrets. But he’s got delusions the size of Montana if he thinks she’ll help him train for a world championship fight.

Except Talia has forgotten exactly what made Foster famous. The man has dedicated his life to victory. He’s steadfast. He’s determined. And he won’t stop fighting until he’s won her heart.

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MY REVIEW

Devney Perry is one of those auto-read authors for me, so when I saw that she had a new book coming out, it was a total no-brainer. I’m going to be 100% honest with you and tell you that I did not read the synopsis for this book before diving in. In fact, the first time I laid eyes on it was when I was including it in my review. Needless to say, I went into this story 100% blind and I’m glad that I did. There is so much more to this story than meets the eye and boy did it ever consume me.

Garnet Flats is the third book in the Edens series and it follows the story of Talia and Foster. Talia and Foster had one of those epic romances, ones that were written in the stars; until a series of unfortunate circumstances turned their worlds upside down. Now, seven years later, Foster has his sights set on Quincy, Montana, and winning back the only woman he’s ever loved. He knows it won’t be easy and is prepared to go the distance and fight for the woman he loves.

Garnet Flats captivated me from the very first page. From the first moment when Talia laid eyes on Foster after all those years, I knew I was a goner. So, I did what any romance lover would do. I settled in and let myself become completely immersed in their story. Without spoiling anything, I can tell you that Talia and Foster’s story is not what it seems. There is a lot of gray area in this story and the journey is 100% worth it.

If you were faced with an impossible situation, what would you do to protect those you love or care about? Filled with angst and regrets, secrets and revelations, Garnet Flats is everything you could possibly want in a second-chance romance. The characters are real and their flaws made them easy to connect with and fall hopelessly in love with.

Garnet Flats is an instant hit for this reader and I can’t wait to see what this author has in store for us next!

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book, in exchange for an honest review*

Meet Devney 


Devney is a USA Today bestselling author who lives in Washington with her husband and two sons. Born and raised in Montana, she loves writing books set in her treasured home state. After working in the technology industry for nearly a decade, she abandoned conference calls and project schedules to enjoy a slower pace at home with her family. Writing one book, let alone many, was not something she ever expected to do. But now that she’s discovered her true passion for writing romance, she has no plans to ever stop.

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Release Blitz with Review: The Godparent Trap by Rachel Van Dyken

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The Godparent Trap by Rachel Van Dyken is now live!

Life’s Too Short meets The Unhoneymooners in this sparkling, steamy, and swoon-worthy novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Rachel Van Dyken, in which two sworn enemies must share house, home—and maybe their hearts—when they become co-parents after a sudden loss.

Colby’s living her best life: as a popular food blogger, she gets to fulfill her dreams of exploring the globe. But her world comes crashing down when a tragic accident leaves her co-guardian of her best friend’s two adorable children. Not only does she need to put down roots—fast—but she’ll be sharing custody with the one man she can’t stand sharing a continent with, let alone a house. 

Accountant-extraordinaire Rip values rules and plans. But when he loses his sister and his best friend and becomes an insta-guardian all in one night, Rip sees his organized life imploding. What he really doesn’t need is his sister’s irresponsible, flighty—albeit kind and gorgeous—best friend making it worse.

Rip doesn’t trust Colby to take their new responsibilities seriously, while Colby can’t believe Rip thinks children will thrive under his rigid control. Yet soon Rip and Colby discover they need each other more than they hate each other. Could it be possible that following their hearts is just what their new little family needs?

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MY REVIEW

“I’m here. I can be your mess. I can be the chaos that you need.”

“You’re like a fucking hurricane–a chaotic beautiful mess of waves and wind, powerful, daunting, and any guy–especially ones like Banks–would risk his life during the storm just to see if he can survive it.”

From the moment I read the synopsis for The Godparent Trap, I knew I had to read this book and let me tell you, I was not disappointed. Rachel Van Dyken delivered a heart-warming and emotional romantic comedy that gave me all the feels and had me believing in happily ever afters…

The Godparent Trap follows the story of Colby and Rip. Colby is living her best life while exploring the world and writing for a blog. Her life comes to a crashing halt when she’s named coguardian of her best friend’s children. She has no clue what she’s doing and to make matters worse, she’s got to figure it all out with her nemesis and best friend’s brother, Rip. Rip is a man who likes order and rules. The last thing he wants is a life filled with chaos. With no choice but to work together, Colby and Rip will soon find that the unexpected is just what they’ve been waiting for.

As one of my most anticipated reads, The Godparent Trap hit me with all the feels and is easily one of my top reads for 2022. This story is heartbreaking at times and will take your emotions on one heck of a ride. The chemistry between Colby and Rip is palpable and bleeds right off the pages. They hit all the marks with their opposites attract, grumpy/sunshine, enemies to lovers romance. And I honestly couldn’t get enough.

The Godparent Trap is a story of loss and grief. A story of learning to let go and just go with the flow. A story of finding peace and balance amongst all the chaos. Of an instant family and finding love in the most unexpected place. This story was well-written and thoroughly entertaining. I laughed. I teared up. I swooned. I fell completely in love with the chaotic mess and I never wanted it to end.

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book via the publisher & NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review*

Meet Rachel

Rachel Van Dyken is the #1 New York Times Bestselling, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of over 90 books ranging from contemporary romance to paranormal. With over four million copies sold, she’s been featured in Forbes, US Weekly, and USA Today. Her books have been translated in more than 15 countries. She was one of the first romance authors to have a Kindle in Motion book through Amazon publishing and continues to strive to be on the cutting edge of the reader experience. She keeps her home in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, adorable sons, naked cat, and two dogs. For more information about her books and upcoming events, visit www.RachelVanDykenauthor.com

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Release Blitz with Review: Say It’s Forever by A.L. Jackson

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Say It’s Forever

A Close Proximity, Single Parent Romance from A.L. Jackson

Available Now on Amazon and Free with Kindle Unlimited

My loves! It is HERE! I am so excited to share SAY IT’S FOREVER with the world! I’m so in love with these beautiful characters, and I can’t wait for you to fall in love with them, too!

“Oh my heart and my soul……this book took both and I’m never getting them back!” -Melissa ❤️ bookaddict_fanatic

“Dark, gritty and undeniably sexy, this romance stole my heart and didn’t let go until the very end.”-Kelly, Goodreads Reviewer

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TITLE: SAY IT’S FOREVER

RELEASE DATE: MARCH 28TH, 2022

From NYT and USA Today bestselling author A.L. Jackson comes a close proximity, single-parent stand-alone romance about a woman on the run and the man who will do anything to save her…

Jud Lawson found me stranded in the rain.
Broken down on the side of the road in a deserted neighborhood with my piece of crap car.
I wasn’t looking for a hero, and definitely not one who looks like him.
An obscenely hot, mountain-of-a-man who screams danger.
But I have little choice other than climbing onto the back of his bike.

One look at Salem Aguilar, and I’m hooked.
The girl is devastation wrapped in a black, seductive bow.
A knockout.
A dream.
Turns out, she needs a job, and I need the help.
Now I have a vixen strutting around my shop, and I’m the fool who’s itching to reach out and take what he can’t have.

But neither of us can ignore the burning attraction.
The fire that leads to a kiss.
A kiss that has us falling into my bed.
The connection that has me wanting the one thing I’d never thought I could have again.
Because monsters like me don’t deserve love.

Only Salem has a secret, too.
She’s been running for years, and her past just caught up to us…

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MY REVIEW

“Attraction was something you couldn’t control. It was instant. Unstoppable.  Awakened in a beat before you even knew what was happening.”

“All of us need someone on our side. Someone to lean on when times get tough.”

“Sometimes the scariest journeys are the ones where the lost finally find the right path to lead them home.”

Some choose light in this life, Salem, others choose darkness. And some? Some get lost along the way, but inside of them, they burn with the fire of goodness.”

“Say it’s forever. ” “It’s forever, baby. Today, tomorrow, and always. “

Trying to find the words to articulate what I’m feeling right now and I’m coming up empty. I’m speechless.  I’m in awe. I am totally blown away. Say It’s Forever is an instant favorite and top read. This story is fire. It’s romance. It’s the definition of true love. Jud and Salem and absolute magic.

Say It’s Forever is the kind of story that consumes you from the very first page. The characters will capture your heart and burrow themselves into your soul, making you connect with them on a deeper level that you just never saw coming.

There is something just incredibly special about an A.L. Jackson novel. When you pick it up, you know you’re about to go on a life-changing, soul-searing journey and this book is no exception. A.L. Jackson’s lyrical and spellbinding writing never disappoints and always leaves readers salivating for more.

There is so much I wish to say about this book. I want to shout from the rooftops what a beautiful and heartbreaking story this is. I’m crying all of the happy tears right now. This story was so beautiful and just so much more than I ever expected. I honestly never saw it coming. The characters are real and raw. They’re beautifully broken, unforgettable, and written with so much depth. Their story is so intense, it will consume every fiber of your being. In true A.L. Jackson fashion, she has written an incredible story that will stick with you long after you reach “The End”.

No good love story would be without its share of ups and downs, and boy do Jud and Salem get put through the wringer. Their story is tough. It will tug at your heart and at times, make you feel like your heart is being ripped out of your chest. But, I promise you, the journey is so worth it.

Say It’s Forever is a heartbreaking and beautiful second chance romance.  It’s filled with pain, intensity, and love. The twists and turns will knock you off your feet and when the pieces of the puzzle finally come together, you’ll be left breathless. Al Jackson has really outdone herself with this book. This is a definite top read for 2022!

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Her bestselling series include THE REGRET SERIES, CLOSER TO YOU, BLEEDING STARS, FIGHT FOR ME, CONFESSIONS OF THE HEART, FALLING STARS, and REDEMPTION HILLS novels. Grab her latest stand-alone romance, SAY IT’S FOREVER, now!

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Review: Hearts in Motion by Kelly Elliott

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Brighton Rogers thought her life was as normal as normal could be, even better than normal. She has a thriving career as a lawyer in Boston. Friends and family back in her hometown of Boggy Creek love and adore her. And her boyfriend, Luke Morrison, showers her with love and attention, making her life finally feel complete.

But when Brighton discovers what life with a famous actor is all about—her normal life is turned upside down. All this time, Brighton felt that what they shared was genuine, that Luke was her forever; but now she can’t help but wonder if it was all an act. Was she playing a role she had no idea she’d been cast in? So, she does the one thing she can do and runs straight back to the safety of Boggy Creek.

Luke Morrison never imagined he would entertain the thought of leaving behind his successful career as an actor. Not just any actor, one of the top paid actors in Hollywood. But the moment he meets Brighton on a blind date, his life is changed forever. The only problem is balancing his career while attempting to keep his private life just that…private.

When one too many misunderstandings happen because of the press, Brighton breaks up with Luke, causing him to rethink what lies ahead in his future. A future he cannot imagine without Brighton Rogers in it. But Brighton is no ordinary woman and winning her back will force Luke to make one of the biggest sacrifices he’s ever made; one he is positive he can make because a life without Bree in it, is no life at all.

Now, to win back the love of his life and prove to her she is all that matters to him…

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MY REVIEW

“The moment my mouth covered hers, I knew everything was going to change. My life was about to get very complicated, and I was going to turn Brighton Rogers’s world upside down.”

“The way he made me feel, the way he kissed me back. It was like he was giving me his soul. And I greedily took it while I gave my own to him as well.”

“I have a feeling that love–true love–the kind that makes your breath catch in your throat and your heart feel like it’s in a free fall, only comes into our life once. Don’t let it slip through your fingers.”

Brighton and Luke’s story consumed me from the very beginning. This book was everything I could ask for in a swoon-worthy, small-town romance!

Hearts in Motion is the 5th book in the Boggy Creek Series but can be read and enjoyed as a standalone novel. When we first meet up with Brighton, she’s returned home with a broken heart. The last thing she expected was to see the love of her life show up in her hometown. You see, a misunderstanding rocked their foundation to its core, leaving them both heartbroken. Now, Luke is a man on a mission. His mission is to win back the woman he loves, no matter what it takes…

Hearts in Motion is my absolute favorite in this series so far. I was hooked on Luke and Brighton from their very first encounter. The feisty Brighton was just what Luke needed in his life. Brighton never held back and always spoke her mind. And for a man like Luke, it was refreshing. I loved the way the two of them were brought together. The sparks were instant and their chemistry contagious. Despite their fears of being in a relationship, Brighton and Luke were helpless to stay away from one another.

The road to happily ever after definitely wasn’t an easy one for Brighton and Luke. Mistakes were made and words were said that broke their hearts. As sad as it made me, this gave Luke the opportunity to really examine his life and see what really mattered the most. I really enjoyed watching these two navigate their way through all the ups and downs a relationship and fame can put you through.

In the end, Hearts in Motion was just the small-town romance I was looking for. The characters captured my heart and demanded that I read their story in just a single sitting. I can’t get enough of the Boggy Creek community and Brighton’s mom was no exception. She was exactly what you would expect of a small-town mom, who just wanted the best for her family and I just adored her.

If you’re looking for a small-town romance that is consuming, swoon-worthy, and destined to leave you with all the feels, look no further. Hearts in Motion is just the book you’ve been waiting for. I hope you’ll fall head over heels for this story and these characters as I have.

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book, in exchange for an honest review*

Review: Hook, Line, and Sinker by Tessa Bailey

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King crab fisherman Fox Thornton has a reputation as a sexy, carefree flirt. Everyone knows he’s a guaranteed good time–in bed and out–and that’s exactly how he prefers it. Until he meets Hannah Bellinger. She’s immune to his charm and looks, but she seems to enjoy his… personality? And wants to be friends? Bizarre. But he likes her too much to risk a fling, so platonic pals it is.

Now, Hannah’s in town for work, crashing in Fox’s spare bedroom. She knows he’s a notorious ladies’ man, but they’re definitely just friends. In fact, she’s nursing a hopeless crush on a colleague and Fox is just the person to help with her lackluster love life. Armed with a few tips from Westport’s resident Casanova, Hannah sets out to catch her coworker’s eye… yet the more time she spends with Fox, the more she wants him instead. As the line between friendship and flirtation begins to blur, Hannah can’t deny she loves everything about Fox, but she refuses to be another notch on his bedpost.

Living with his best friend should have been easy. Except now she’s walking around in a towel, sleeping right across the hall, and Fox is fantasizing about waking up next to her for the rest of his life and… and… man overboard! He’s fallen for her, hook, line, and sinker. Helping her flirt with another guy is pure torture, but maybe if Fox can tackle his inner demons and show Hannah he’s all in, she’ll choose him instead?

In the follow-up to It Happened One Summer, Tessa Bailey delivers another deliciously fun rom-com about a former player who accidentally falls for his best friend while trying to help her land a different man… 

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MY REVIEW

Hook, Line, and Sinker is the much-anticipated follow-up to It Happened One Summer and is a must-read romantic comedy.

Hook, Line, and Sinker follows the story of Hannah and Fox. Fox is a man with a reputation and is known for giving the ladies a good time. But when Fox meets Hannah, all bets are off. Hannah isn’t falling for his charm or antics. For the first time in Fox’s life, a woman wants to be just friends. However the more time these two spend together, the more the lines of friendship start to blur…

Hook, Line, and Sinker was everything I was hoping it would be and then some. I loved the slow-burning romance between Hannah and Fox. These two were amazing friends and had an undeniable connection. Fox could charm the pants off of anyone, but Hannah refused to just be another notch on his bedpost. I really loved watching these two grow from friendship to more. I loved how much faith Hannah had in Fox, the way she built up his confidence, and showed him that even a player deserves more.

Hook, Line, and Sinker is a smartly written and entertaining romantic comedy. I loved being back in Westport and catching up with Piper and Brendan. Hannah and Fox’s story had me hooked from the first page and had me devouring their story in just a few short hours.

In the end, all that’s left to say is that I loved and adored this book. It checked off all of my boxes and was just the romantic comedy I was hoping it would be. Hook, Line, and Sinker is the perfect book to spend your day getting lost in. I hope you will fall head over heels for Hannah and Fox just as I have.

*I was provided an ARC copy of this book, in exchange for an honest review*