Genre: Romance

Review: Love Me in the Dark by Mia Asher

Review: Love Me in the Dark by Mia Asher

Love Me in the Dark by Mia Asher on April 23, 2017 Goodreads Genres: Contemporary, Erotica, Romance Source: ARC via author Two strangers in Paris … One passionate, earth-shattering kiss. He was the artist upstairs with the tantalizing smile and laughing eyes. He was the devil inviting me to sin, seducing me to dance in the bright moonlight. He was desire and need. When he touched me, my body sang. My soul came alive. But I belonged to another man, and he didn’t want to let me go. Review I enjoyed the start of this book, and I thought to myself this is definitely going to be a 4-4.5 star juicy/complicated romance. I also LOVED this setting — Paris. Seriously, can you get anymore romantic? The last half though… well, I just didn’t love it as much as the beginning. I had trouble staying connected to the characters which has […]

Posted May 16, 2017 by Bethany in Reviews / 0 Comments

Excerpt Reveal: Matilda Empress by Lise Arin

Excerpt Reveal: Matilda Empress by Lise Arin

Matilda Empress by Lise Arin on March 20, 2017 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Genres: Historical Fiction, Romance Pages: 448 Matilda, a twelfth-century Empress of the Holy Roman Empire and daughter of Henry I, is twenty-four years old and a widow. She returns to her father’s double realm of England and Normandy and is promptly married against her will to Geoffrey, a minor continental nobleman. When she is absent from England at the time of her father’s death, Matilda loses her throne to her cousin Stephen despite their ongoing and secret love affair. For almost twenty years, anarchy reins, and their passion fluctuates between hatred and obsession. The only hope in sight is Matilda and Stephen’s two sons, whose rightful claim to the throne may finally end the bloody and endless war. In the vein of Philippa Gregory’s The Other Boleyn Girl, Matilda Empress follows the real history of the early […]

Posted March 14, 2017 by Bethany in Reveals / 0 Comments

Review: Break Me by Tiffany Snow

Review: Break Me by Tiffany Snow

Break Me (Corrupted Hearts, #2) by Tiffany Snow on March 14, 2017 Buy on Amazon, Buy on Audible Goodreads Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Suspense Series: Corrupted Hearts #2 Source: ARC via publisher Pages: 316 Just a few weeks ago, computer prodigy China Mack’s typical night in involved Endor Star Wars pajamas and a sensible bedtime. Now she’s dating gorgeous tech guru Jackson Cooper—one of Forbes’s Top Ten Eligible Billionaires—much to the Twitterverse’s delight. Turns out, going from socially inept hermit to poster girl for geek chic has its challenges. China’s relationship gets even more complicated because her role heading the top-secret Vigilance program—where she’s partnered with Superman clone Clark Slattery—makes her a target. And when ruthless businessman Simon Lu plans to co-opt Vigilance software to blackmail government and military employees, he’ll need China’s cooperation—willing or otherwise. But not every enemy is so easily identified. Some hide in plain sight, in very high […]

Posted March 14, 2017 by Bethany in Reviews / 0 Comments

Review + Giveaway: The Cad and the Co-Ed by Penny Reid & L.H. Cosway

Review + Giveaway: The Cad and the Co-Ed by Penny Reid & L.H. Cosway

The Cad and the Co-Ed (Rugby #3) by Penny Reid, L.H. Cosway on February 12, 2017 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Genres: Contemporary, Humor, Romance Series: Rugby #3 Source: ARC via author Pages: 337 Keeping a secret this big is going to take lots of balls. Specifically, rugby balls. THE CAD Bryan Leech is a cad. Or, he *was* a cad. No one is quite certain. Once the quintessential playboy, Bryan claims he’s done with wild parties and weekend benders. No more one night stands leading to mornings he can’t remember; no more binges and blackouts; no more exploits plastered all over the tabloids and rag sheets. According to Bryan, he’s cleaning up his act. The only problem is, no one believes him. THE CO-ED Eilish Cassidy never thought she’d be a mother at nineteen or still in college at twenty-four. Cut off from every member of her family except her […]

Posted March 9, 2017 by Bethany in Giveaways, Reviews / 0 Comments

Review: The Deep End by Kristen Ashley

Review: The Deep End by Kristen Ashley

The Deep End (Honey, #1) by Kristen Ashley on March 7, 2017 Buy on Amazon, Buy on Audible Goodreads Genres: Erotica, Romance Series: The Honey Series #1 Source: ARC via publisher Pages: 481 Enter a decadent sensual world where gorgeous alpha males are pleasure slaves committed to fulfilling a woman’s every desire. At the elite Honey club, no boundary will be left untested, and one’s darkest desires will become a sensual reality. Olivier isn’t sure what he’s gotten himself into when he joins the Honey Club, only that a dark part of him craves the lifestyle offered by this secret, exclusive club. When Amèlie invites Olivier to surrender, she pushes him to explore his deepest desires as a submissive. As they grow closer and find themselves falling harder than either of them anticipated, the truth about Olivier’s past could threaten the budding relationship they both long for. Gripping and seductive, The […]

Posted March 8, 2017 by Bethany in Reviews / 1 Comment

Review: The Silver Swan by Amo Jones

Review: The Silver Swan by Amo Jones

The Silver Swan (The Elite Kings Club, #1) by Amo Jones on March 7, 2017 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Genres: Romance, Suspense Series: The Elite Kings Club, #1 Source: ARC via author Pages: 261 Riddle me this…“I am neither dead, nor alive, and I’m not something little Madison can hide.But you will be dead, by the time this is done…the timer starts now, and the games have just begun…” Madison Montgomery comes from money and power, but when someone close to her commits the ultimate crime, Madison must live with her tainted name for the rest of her life. When she begins Riverside Preparatory Academy, the private school her father has swept her into in The Hamptons, she hopes for a fresh start. What she wasn’t hoping for was the pack of bad boys who run the school; ten, to be exact. When Madison gains the attention of their leader, […]

Posted March 7, 2017 by Bethany in Reviews / 0 Comments

Review + Giveaway: Becoming Mrs. Lockwood by K.I. Lynn

Review + Giveaway: Becoming Mrs. Lockwood by K.I. Lynn

Becoming Mrs. Lockwood by K.I. Lynn on January 30, 2017 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Genres: Contemporary, Erotica, Romance Source: ARC via author Every girl has dreams of meeting Prince Charming, or at least I know I did. A fairy tale-like meeting of love at first sight.Real life and fairy tales are very different. I’m just a small town Indiana girl that had a chance encounter with one of Hollywood’s golden boys. You may think you know where this story goes—not even close. Life is different. Marriage is hard. It’s even worse when you’re strangers. Review Hollywood romances are my ultimate guilty pleasure when it comes to reading. I tend to gravitate to them, and I can never pass one up. There’s just something intriguing to me about the rich and famous hero falling for the girl next door. It is one of the most enjoyable tropes in the romance genre. […]

Posted January 30, 2017 by Bethany in Giveaways, Reviews / 0 Comments

Review: Next to Never by Penelope Douglas

Review: Next to Never by Penelope Douglas

Next To Never (Fall Away #4.5) by Penelope Douglas on January 17, 2017 Buy on Amazon, Buy on Audible Goodreads Genres: Coming of Age, Contemporary, Family Life, Romance Series: Fall Away #4.5 Source: ARC via publisher Pages: 164 New York Times bestseller Penelope Douglas introduces Quinn, younger sister to Jared, Madoc, and Jaxon, in the latest novella in the series that began with Jared and Tate in Bully….Quinn Caruthers has several problems.   Her father, Jason, and her three older brothers, Jared, Madoc, and Jaxon.   Under the close watch of the men in her family, Quinn has found it nearly impossible to spread her wings—or even date—without them jumping in to hover. And when a family friend—several years older—from her childhood captures her heart, she knows they’re going to be a problem. Lucas Morrow is a man—experienced, sophisticated, and important. And knowing her brothers, he may as well be forbidden.   But Lucas […]

Posted January 17, 2017 by Bethany in Recommendations, Reviews / 0 Comments

Review + Excerpt + Giveaway: Rock Chick Reawakening by Kristen Ashley

Review + Excerpt + Giveaway: Rock Chick Reawakening by Kristen Ashley

Rock Chick Reawakening (Rock Chick, #0.5) by Kristen Ashley on January 3rd 2017 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Genres: Contemporary, Romance Series: Rock Chick #0.5 Source: ARC via publisher Pages: 120 From New York Times bestselling author, Kristen Ashley, comes the long-awaited story of Daisy and Marcus, Rock Chick Reawakening. A prequel to Kristen’s Rock Chick series, Rock Chick Reawakening shares the tale of the devastating event that nearly broke Daisy, an event that set Marcus Sloane—one of Denver’s most respected businessmen and one of the Denver underground’s most feared crime bosses—into finally making his move to win the heart of the woman who stole his.   Excerpt “Who’s that tall, dark drink of handsome water?” I asked Ashlynn, my eyes on the tall man with broad shoulders and fabulous suit who was sauntering out of the club in the manner of a man who owned it. In the manner of […]

Posted January 10, 2017 by Bethany in Giveaways, Recommendations, Reviews / 6 Comments

Review + Excerpt: One Careful Owner by Jane Harvey-Berrick

Review + Excerpt: One Careful Owner by Jane Harvey-Berrick

One Careful Owner by Jane Harvey-Berrick on January 2, 2017 Buy on Amazon Goodreads Genres: Contemporary, Romance Source: ARC via author Pages: 234 Alex is lost and alone, with only his dog, Stan for company. He doesn’t expect kindness from anyone anymore, but sometimes hope can be found in the most unlikely places. He has a second chance at happiness, but there’s a dark side to Alex, and a reason that more than one person has called him crazy. Single mother Dawn is doing just fine. Except that her ex- is a pain in the a**, her sister isn’t speaking to her, and her love life is on the endangered list. At least her job as a veterinarian is going well. Until a crazy-looking guy arrives at her office accompanied by an aging dog with toothache. Or maybe Alex Winters isn’t so crazy after all, just … different. Dawn realizes […]

Posted January 6, 2017 by Bethany in Reviews / 0 Comments