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NEW RELEASE & EXCERPT!!! ~ Fictional-ish by Nataline Reis

Title: Fictional-ish
Author: Natalina Reis
Genre: Romantic Comedy/Contemporary
Release Date: May 11, 2019
Cover Design: Soxsational Cover Art

A stand-alone romantic comedy set against the background of Scottish small towns and locks that will make you laugh, cry, and definitely melt your heart. 
 
Livie Dunn, bookworm and aspiring bookstore owner, has been in love with her best friend ever since he dropped a bug down her shirt in primary school. She never stopped hoping that one day he’d realize they were made for each other. 
 
Until Mia got in the way. 
 
Kyle Huang has been taught to always do the right thing. But when that involves ostracizing his best friend by marrying her childhood nemesis, Mia, life as he knows it derails and crashes. Suddenly, their happy ever after seems like a broken dream, especially when Livie moves across two continents to open a bookstore in Scotland. 
 
To salvage a love that seems all but lost, Kyle must come to terms with his own bad choices and hope that Livie is willing to forgive and help him face his demons—a task that is anything but simple. Will he be able to reignite her love or will he lose it all?
 

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NEW RELEASE!!! ~ Letting Love Change Me by Katharina LeBoeuf

Title: Letting Love Change Me
Series: Damaged Heart Series: Book Four
Author: Katharina LeBoeuf
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: April 29, 2019
Cover Model: Andrew Leighty
Cover Photographer: Furious Fotog
Cover Designer: Cover Me Darling
Interior Design/Formatting: Champagne Book Design

More than half of Brody’s life has been filled with abuse and torment. He ran away from home at a young age, deciding that life on the streets would be safer. With no one to hold him back, he spent the summers in California and winters in Colorado, seeking the adrenaline rush he got from shredding waves and fresh powder.
 
He never expected to fall for a woman who had everything he didn’t know he needed or wanted. 
 
Paige had everything she ever wanted. With the perfect family and a loving boyfriend, life couldn’t be better. When her life is unexpectedly turned upside down, she suddenly finds herself immersed in death and deceit.
 
In an attempt to make some sense of her now disheveled life, Paige escapes to Aspen where she reconnects with Brody, the surfer with a bad boy persona that she’s been secretly attracted to for years. 
 
When tragedy strikes, Brody’s past collides with his present, ultimately threatening the plans he has for his future. Turning his frustrations on Paige, he allows his self-deprecating past to consume him, and he pushes her away.
 
Can Paige break through Brody’s walls and convince him that the love they have is enough to conquer the past? Or will the diversity of their lives prove to be too much for even love to break through?

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NEW RELEASE & EXCERPT!!! ~ Make Him Howl by Zoe Ashwood

Title: Make Him Howl
Series: Shift Book #3
Author: Zoe Ashwood
Genre: Shapeshifter Romance
Release Date: April 4, 2019
Cover Design: Natasha Snow Designs

Funny how a wolf can survive after losing half his soul. Twice.

 


Gabriel is living in a nightmare. His sloppy mistake allowed rogue shifters to kidnap Parker, his best friend and partner. Unwilling to rest and plagued with memories of his twin brother who’d died in his arms, he pushes himself to the limits of endurance in his hunt to retrieve Parker.
 
Until the day she saves herself.
 
Parker thought that being secretly in love with her partner was the low point of her career. She was wrong. Forced to compete in shapeshifter cage fights, she commits an unspeakable act she can never undo. With her mind and body too bruised to resume her former job, she’s fighting to keep sane. Keeping away from overprotective Gabriel is even harder.
 
But their enemies are closing in, hurting shifters and humans alike. With so much to lose, their only solution will be to fight together, even if this brings up truths they’re not ready to face.

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BOOK TOUR!!! ~ Just Once by L.M. Mountford

Title: Just Once 
Author: L.M. Mountford
Genre: Friends to Lovers Romance
Release Date: January 16, 2019 

 

They were the very poster children for the boy and girl next door, if a couple of streets apart.
Friends for longer than forever. They’d walked to school together. He’d protected her from the bullies when they teased her about her glasses. She’d tended to his cuts and bruises when he fell. He pushed her to try new things. She snuck looks at him when he wasn’t looking.
All her life, Faye had loved Terry, but he was oblivious. He’s her best friend, her closest friend, but he’s oblivious and now he has a Girlfriend. All day long, she has to watch them together and it’s killing her. She wants him, all of him, but he’s taken. So, instead, she wants one night. Just once, one night, between friends.
One night, just once…

 

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NEW RELEASE!!! ~ Black Hearts Red by Anne Leigh

Title: Black Hearts Red
Series: Next Generation: Love Unexpected Series
Author: Anne Leigh 
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: March 14, 2019
Cover Design: Pink Ink Designs

 

Born with a silver spoon? 
 
Try a diamond. 
 
The blood that runs in his veins has marked him for greatness. 
 
He’s the type of man who doesn’t fold under the heaviest of pressures but rather he thrives in it. 
 
It’s how he’s become the youngest, most influential person in the business world. 
 
He doesn’t look too shabby either. 
 
At the age of 24, he’s been dubbed as the hottest bachelor in the country. 
 
Yet, he’s as elusive as the rarest pearl that he gifted me with when we were younger.
 
Oh yes, I forgot to mention one important detail —
 
His name is Matteo Andrei Tanner. 
 
Before he became king of his empire, he was simply Matty to me.
*This is the first standalone in the Next Generation: Love Unexpected series

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NEW RELEASE!!! ~ Missed Encounters by Scarlett Hopper

Title: Missed Encounters
Series: The Encounters Series #3
Author: Scarlett Hopper
Genre: NA College Romance
Release Date: March 7, 2019
Cover Design: Sarah Hansen

Ash Ashford’s life is at a crossroads. A college graduate with a severe case of writer’s block, Ash hopes to start fresh by moving into a new house with friends, old and new, but what she doesn’t expect is to fall for the golden-haired boy down the hall. From the start, Ash knows she can’t have Logan but that doesn’t stop her mind— and her heart— from wandering. Logan is everything Ash is not and his family life is all about an image that she would never fit in to. Ash needs Logan in her life, so she is willing to take him as a friend, but when secrets come out, she will have to ask herself how far she is willing to go.
 
Life was going according to plan for Logan Saunders until he ran into Ash Ashford. With his senior year at Breslin University beginning, Logan needs to be devoting all his time to going pro in hockey but that is the last thing he is doing. Harboring secrets, Logan will never be able to fully give himself to Ash, and yet he can’t seem to stay away. Logan should keep his distance, but when all is said and done, he will have to figure out what is more important: loyalty to his family or to his heart.

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NEW RELEASE!!! ~ Jocking Jameson by Jillian Quinn

Title: Jocking Jameson
Series: Face-Off Legacy #4 (standalone)
Author: Jillian Quinn
Genre: New Adult Sports Romance
Release Date: March 6, 2019

 

Gamer. Lover of comic books. Nerd-jock who will do anything to score. That about sums up Jameson O’Connor.
He’s also my friend. One of the few people on campus who knows my secret. I don’t know what I was thinking when I kissed him. I must have lost my mind when I asked him on a date… or agreed to cook for his teammates.
I never expected to fall for him. But Jamie knew every button to press. Every level to hit. And he scored every time… until a threat from his past changed everything.

 

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NEW RELEASE!!! ~ The Steps to Us by M.M. Clem

Title: The Steps to Us
Author: M.M. Clem
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: March 1, 2019
 

 

Growing up, Chloe and Jimmy were the best of friends. He was her safe spot. She was ultimately his undoing. After a betrayal illuminates Jimmy’s hidden feelings for her, they’re both left wondering if they were as close as they once thought.
 
Four year later, they find themselves reunited after college. Chloe is raw from a broken engagement and Jimmy is helping care for his ailing father. Even after all the pain and separation, neither of them can ignore the magnetic attraction they feel for each other.
 
Four years is a long time to wait, but sometimes two people are destined to be more than friends.
 

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BOOK & EXCERPT TOUR!!! ~ One Week in Paris by Roya Carmen

Title: One Week in Paris
Series: One Week Series
Author: Roya Carmen
Genre: Romance
Release Date: February 21, 2019
Kayla Wilson has her life together. For the most part. She has work she loves, great friends, and a friends-with-benefits arrangement which suits her just fine — she’s not interested in anything more. Although Oscar is sexy, fun and sweet, he’s way too immature to be taken seriously. The amazing sex is all she needs.
 
And her mother is getting married. In Paris! 
 
Everything is roses until Kayla realizes that her mother’s fiancé is her old high school nemesis’ father. Looks like the boy who made her teenage life hell is about to become her stepbrother.
 
Matt Moore is as beautiful, rich and cocky as ever. And so is his father, Mark. Can she trust either of them? Will Matt bring out all her insecurities again? Will Mark hurt her mother? Is her mother making the biggest mistake of her life? 
 
With Oscar’s and her friend Corrie’s help, Kayla is determined to break up the wedding.
 
Will she succeed or fail gloriously? Who will she hurt along the way? And who will she come to truly know and love in the end?
 
The third novel in the One Week series, One Week in Paris explores the bonds of friendship and family, painful pasts, and the beautiful city of Paris.
Author’s note: One Week in Paris contains explicit scenes and some coarse language — for adult audiences. The book can be read as a standalone, but if you plan to read the whole series, it is best to do so in chronological order to avoid spoilers.

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COVER REVEAL!!! ~ Missed Encounters by Scarlett Black

Title: Missed Encounters
Series: The Encounters Series #3
Author: Scarlett Hopper
Genre: NA College Romance
Release Date: March 7, 2019
Cover Design: Sarah Hansen

 

Ash Ashford’s life is at a crossroads. A college graduate with a severe case of writer’s block, Ash hopes to start fresh by moving into a new house with friends, old and new, but what she doesn’t expect is to fall for the golden-haired boy down the hall. From the start, Ash knows she can’t have Logan but that doesn’t stop her mind— and her heart— from wandering. Logan is everything Ash is not and his family life is all about an image that she would never fit in to. Ash needs Logan in her life, so she is willing to take him as a friend, but when secrets come out, she will have to ask herself how far she is willing to go.
 
Life was going according to plan for Logan Saunders until he ran into Ash Ashford. With his senior year at Breslin University beginning, Logan needs to be devoting all his time to going pro in hockey but that is the last thing he is doing. Harboring secrets, Logan will never be able to fully give himself to Ash, and yet he can’t seem to stay away. Logan should keep his distance, but when all is said and done, he will have to figure out what is more important: loyalty to his family or to his heart.

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