Boomerangers by Heather M. Orgeron ~Release Blitz w/ Review

 

Title: Boomerangers
Author: Heather M. Orgeron
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Release Date: April 27, 2017
Blurb
Boomerangers [boo-muh-rang-ers] noun, informal: an adult that moves back home to live with a parent after a period of independence.Spencer

I love sex. I love the power, the intimacy, the euphoria it brings. Too bad I’m not having any . . . You’d think as New Orleans’ most renowned sex therapist that I’d be swimming in single men. In a way, I am . . . except for the fact that one is in diapers and the other two are drowning in preteen hormones. As a single mother of three, my days are devoted to my clients and my kids, and my nights are spent with Fabio, my trusty vibrator. When my world begins to unravel, I have no choice but to move back home. And when my high school sweetheart comes waltzing back into my life, comedy and chaos ensue.

What can I say? I never said I could pick ’em, but you can bet your ass I know how to fix ’em.

Cooper

As soon as the ink dried on my divorce papers, I made myself a solemn vow: I was done with relationships. Moving home to take over my father’s firm was the plan, until Spencer decided to return, along with three souvenirs from the life she’s lived without me.

I’ve been in love with the girl next door for nearly all of my life; the rest was spent trying to forget her. I’d give almost anything for a second chance with her, but I have no time for distractions—especially the kind that involve diapers, bottles, and eighteen-year commitments.

The problem is, she’s already got me by the balls . . . and I’m beginning to feel the noose tightening around my heart.

 

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Panty Scorching 3.5
Angst 2
Tissues 0
Storyline 4.5
Value 4.5
Overall 4.5
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Reviewed by Ladyballs

What a great, funny, lighthearted read. I highly recommend you to grab this book, kick your feet up with a glass of wine and enjoy!

Spencer, who has 3 kids by 2 different baby daddy’s has come to find herself moving back home with her mom after she loses her job. There is much background given on the kids and their dads and it’s captivating. She feels like she is in over her head with life and struggling to get a grasp on things. Little does she know that her high school sweetheart and first love has also moved back home with his mother…who happens to live next door.

Cooper and Spencer…back together again but the only difference now is she has kids…again from 2 different men. Cooper feels gutted by this…he see’s her being a mom to these boys and it pains him to think that those kids could have been his. That they would be sharing that experience together. He also makes it painfully clear that he does not want kids and doesnt even really like kids. After Spencer moved away and moved on with her life, he sort of gave up on that dream…

But wouldn’t you know it, after Cooper starts spending time with Spencer and her boys, they start to grow on him…alot. He is not only rekindling his relationship with Spencer but becoming a “father figure” to her boys. He starts to get especially attached to the youngest, Kyle. Oh my god…there is a scene where he has to change his diaper…I laughed out loud for at least 5 minutes and actually re-read the scene over and over…then screenshot it and sent parts to my mommy friends. It was classic and one of the funniest scenes I have read in a long, long, time. The stuff that comes out of this kids mouth is just as humorous. The relationship that is blooming between these two is not only hilarious but heartwarming.

Sneakily, the author has to burst this bubble of bliss and laughs by bringing back this young childs father into the picture and stirs up trouble with this happy lot.

It was a great time to read these two characters build back up there lost relationship and to see how the kids fit into it. There was so much humor and laughs and a few hot steamy scenes, angst, drama and even more laughs. I was sad to get to the last page of this book!! Look forward to more from this author!!

Author Bio

 

Heather M. Orgeron is a Cajun girl with a big heart and a passion for romance. She married her high school sweetheart two months after graduation and her life has been a fairytale ever since. She’s the queen of her castle, reigning over five sons and one bossy little princess who has made it her mission in life to steal her Momma’s throne. When she’s not writing, you will find her hidden beneath mounds of laundry and piles of dirty dishes or locked in her tower(aka the bathroom) soaking in the tub with a good book. She’s always been an avid reader and has recently discovered a love for cultivating romantic stories of her own.
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Affliction by Jenika Snow ~Release Blitz w/ Review & Excerpt

 

 

 

It wasn’t until Cameron that I knew what real darkness was…or that I’d crave it so much.

I’ve let the world weigh down on me; pull me under until nothing makes sense anymore. Maybe that’s how I let myself get into the mess I’m currently in? Maybe that’s how I’m in my current situation with a man I knew could save me from a fate worse than death. Even if being with Cameron, giving him the very part of me, the only part that’s worth anything—my body—might very well ruin me, I have to survive.

Drug lord. Crime Boss. Murderer. I should fear him, be horrified by what he wants from me, by who he is. But instead, I find myself wanting to please him, wanting to give myself over completely.

Because I know that gives me control over him.

Cameron Ashton reins over the gritty underworld, the danger and violence of depravity, from his throne. A pistol is his sword, and apathy is his second-in-command. I know he’s dangerous, know he’ll break me and not think twice. But he’s my only chance, the only way I’ll survive.

        He’s possessive and controlling. And he does own me, every part of me. The darkness in him runs stronger, deeper than it ever had in me. Maybe we’re not so different? Maybe giving up my control to Cameron, giving him my very soul, makes me the powerful one?

Maybe, in the end, I’ll be the one who owns him.



Warning: This is a filthy, dark romance. There may be subject matter and triggers that are sensitive to some readers. In the end, this IS a romance, albeit a twisted one. If you’re looking for a story that gives you the warm and fuzzies, this is not the book for you.

“You want to be free of this pain, of this nightmare?”

Still I couldn’t speak. I glanced at Ricky. He watched me, one eye swollen shut, blood covering his face. He didn’t seem strong now. He knew his number had been pulled and he’d be dead before the night was over. I knew that, too. I also didn’t give a shit. He deserved this. Ricky knew who and what he was up against, and he knew this was the end of the road for him.

Maybe that makes me a monster, too, because I don’t care. I want him to suffer, to be afraid.

“Sofia,” Cameron said my name softly, urging me in that deep, commanding voice of his.

“Yes,” I whispered, my voice empty, just like my soul. I turned and faced the man who’d ridden in like the very devil himself. But then again, wasn’t I the match to this gasoline-saturated scene?

“Say it. Ask me for it.” Cameron’s voice was eerily strong, collected.

I looked at Ricky again, a man who would have done horrible things to me, trying to push my humanity down.

“Ask me to take your problem away.” Cameron’s voice was low, a little seductive. I glanced at him again, feeling like I was lost at sea.

Cameron was powerful and wanted to exert that, wanted me to be on my knees as he showed me what he could do—figuratively and literally—what he could solve. I was at his mercy, the same as Ricky. And a part of me knew that once I said the words, everything would change. I told Cameron what I wanted, that I wanted Ricky gone, dead, the life I once knew, albeit shitty, would become something else.

 

I’d be the epitome of darkness, embracing it because I’d taken a life in my hands and extinguished it.

“I want my problem to go away.” The words that came from me were cold, detached…just like my soul in that exact moment. I saw the way Cameron’s lip lifted, this sardonic, sadistic smirk coming into play. He would have killed Ricky without my prompt, without me begging. But here, now, making me ask, that was him showing me the control he had over me.

It was the promise of what he’d show me once we were alone and I had to pay my dues.

“Say it,” Cameron said again, harder this time.

I swallowed, squeezed my hands into fists, and said the words that would change the very person I thought I was. “I want him dead.”

It happened in slow motion, the world rewinding, the air being sucked out of the room. Cameron lifted his hand, his hold steady on the gun, his body seeming corded, tighter. Ricky begged, pleaded. He cried and shook uncontrollably. It didn’t matter, because his fate had already been sealed.

He knew what it felt like for me, how his life was now in someone else’s hands. Good.

And then the sound of the gun going off filled me, surrounded me. It was an echoing in my head, rocking me to my core, shaking everything inside of me. Warmth seeped over me, seemed to seep into me.

Blood. Hot, viscous, life-sustaining fluid covered my face and chest. I was frozen in place, my body numb, the feeling of that liquid dripping from my chin, from the very ends of my hair and onto the floor, stunned as much as it disgusted and pleased me.   

 

 Review

Panty Scorching 1
Angst 0
Tissues 0
Storyline 3.5
Value 3.5
Overall 3.5
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Reviewed by Ladyballs

Hmmmm….so I had hoped that as I kept reading things would start to fall into place. That backgrounds would be explained, characters would develop,etc. Folks, not the case here. I have the same amount of unanswered questions at the end of the book as I did when I started it.

Sofia….your classic damsel in distress. You get bits and pieces here and there but I found it hard to connect with her on any level. On the advice of a co-worker, she reaches out to a clearly shady person to help her with “money”. She knows he is a bad guy…one of the worst only you never really get many details about him just that he is bad, bad, bad and involved with lots of people he shouldn’t be.

This book was to jumbled for me, the characters had no development, no connection and quite frankly the plot was so blurred it made me dizzy. The ending I could have guessed half way through so there was no surprise. Just wish I could have liked it better. 😦

 

 

 

Jenika Snow is a USA Today Bestselling Author that lives in the northwest with her husband and their two daughters. Before she started writing full-time she worked as a nurse.

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We Said Forever by Marie James ~Release Blitz w/ Review, Excerpt & Giveaway

 

 

Title: We Said Forever
Author: Marie James
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: March 15, 2017
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Rock bottom.They say the only way to go from there is up, but what is “up” when you’re born into someone else’s rock bottom?

At ten, football became my first love. It’s what got me out of the house away from my self-destructive family. My love for football landed me at Las Vegas University with a full ride scholarship, and the orange on my jersey was my favorite color…until my eyes landed on the red dress Fallyn wore the night we met.

At twenty-one, I jumped off the cliff into the unknown the second Fallyn McIntyre danced in my arms at a party. I had the greatest girl in the world and the opportunity to play college ball every Saturday. My rock bottom was looking up, thanks to my two first loves.

Parties, sex, and football—life was perfect. But one drink too many, and my world came crashing down. When I chose pills over my second love, my head told me it was the best decision I ever made. The pills keep me warm and protect me from the distance Fallyn created. Percs don’t judge me. They make me feel alive. 

Threes.


They say the best things come in threes, but one leads to a stable future, one is my salvation, and the other drags me to hell—a hell I’d willingly burn in for eternity…if it weren’t for my second love.

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Review

Panty Scorching 3
Angst 3
Tissues 2
Storyline 4
Value 4
Overall Rating 4.5
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Reviewed by Ladyballs

Yikes…..what an emotional roller coaster! I’m not sure if I need to have a drink or smoke a cigarette after reading this. I will say its not what I thought it was gonna be. This is super tragic and sad and had me debating if I even wanted to finish because I couldn’t stand one more bad thing happening….whew!!

Blaze had it all….full ride scholarship for football, a championship just games away and throngs of women and fans. All that Blaze had though, he worked his a$$ off for. Nothing and I mean nothing has been handed to him. His childhood was less then stellar….no, I take that back…it was a nightmare. Parents that drifted around, drugs, junkies and more drugs…dirty clothes and barely food to eat…that is the way he grew up…Until he took life by the horns and made something of himself.

Fallyn. It all came to a screeching halt when he laid eyes on her…forget about football and his fans….it was all about Fallyn. He couldn’t have been happier and was on cloud 9…but as the saying goes…all good things must come to an end…and boy does it for Blaze and Fallyn.

After a tragic event things were on a spiral down for them. I mean it was literally one thing after another….bad timing, bad choices, bad people….just bad. I honestly did not see the light at the end of the tunnel for these two and I was starting to feel hopeless and at one point almost put the book down…but Blaze gets the shock of his life and somehow starts to pull himself from the dredges he finds himself in.

It hurt to read parts of this book….while Blaze makes some horrible life decisions, the beginning of his bad streak was an actual series of unfortunate events so I felt so bad for him. This was very dark and troubling at times and I am not sure how Fallyn had the strength to keep standing as all the hits kept coming but all I will say is that by the end of the book I was screaming for his comeback and hoping they got a happy ending….I was mentally drained after reading this book but definitely in a good way…be prepared for a boatload of emotions with this one folks…

Excerpt
Turning to face the guy who is either too stupid or too drunk to take a hint, my eyes land on the handsome face of a tall blond with the lightest blue eyes I’ve ever seen.The smirk on his face clearly indicates he believes I should be impressed. And I am. There’s no doubt about it. I’m completely fascinated by the ego this douchebag emits with one simple look. Without a word, I let my eyes trail from the top of his purposely mussed hair that probably took longer to fix than mine to the orange chucks adorning his big feet.

He allows the perusal, awaiting my approval. Cocking an eyebrow at his blatant, pompous attitude, I push his hands off my hips.

“Not a chance, buddy,” I say before turning back toward the kitchen.

My legs tremble, wobbling on my already unsteady heels. I release a long, slow breath, hoping he disappeared into the crowd. The last thing I need is for him to notice the way my eyes lingered on his stubbled jaw and the muscles of his chest even his clothes can’t hide. I’m almost certain he could sense my quick, unmasked arousal. One look was all it took for this man to creep his way under my skin and throb in my core. He’s got self-entitled, bad boy, asshole written all over him—character traits I would have dropped anything for a few years ago. Not today, though. Those are flaws I left in Utah when I graduated high school.

The same firm grip reaches for me again, wrapping all the way around my body and pulling my back against an incredibly strong chest.

I close my eyes for a moment, allowing only a second of contact before turning around and readying my hand to slap him across the face for taking such liberties without my permission—just another alpha asshole attribute that used to make me swoon.

“You need to get your—”

His finger covers my lips, preventing me from getting my words out. My attempt at what I’m sure was going to be a very eloquent threat against his manhood falters as he pulls me closer to his body. His leg somehow finds its way between mine as he squats a couple inches to decrease the differences in our height.

The strong hand that has reached for me twice tonight is around my back, fingers splayed against the thin red fabric. The finger that halted my words trails down the column of my damp neck before gripping around at my nape. Gooseflesh follows the trail, racing over my fevered skin. He holds me against him, guiding me to the rhythm I hated until this very second. Like the traitorous slut she is, my body molds against him, every soft inch against his hardness.

“I don’t,” I begin again, only to have his hand leave my neck to push another finger against my parted lips.

I watch, enthralled and utterly stupid, as his bottom lip rolls between his teeth at the same time his thumb sweeps over mine.

I cave, wholeheartedly capitulating to the moment. Ignoring the warning bells going off in my head, screaming at me to bolt through the front door and not look back, I grip the silky athletic fabric of his jersey and pull him closer. A knowing grin lights his face and sparkles in the crystal blue of his eyes.

One song blends into another as our bodies close every millimeter of distance. No words are spoken as the countdown begins. No promises are made when the clock strikes midnight. No way I’ll survive this man when his breath becomes mine. No chance I’ll see him again when swaying all night turns into dancing tongues. No possibility of keeping my promise of no bad boys when one hand grips my nape and the other squeezes my ass.

Alcohol has never really been my thing. The memory of the first time I drank heavy liquor in high school is enough to make my stomach sour, but the bourbon on this guy’s lips is the perfect mix of sweet and spicy. It’s, hands down, the most satisfying thing I’ve tasted since the ice cream I had after getting my tonsils removed when I was seven. I savor every fraction of a second, every slow glide of his tongue against mine, each time his lips pull back a fraction and turn up to smile against mine.

Without so much as one spoken word, this man has managed to master my body, persuading it to beg for more, coaxing whimpers from my mouth when he pulls away, only to ensure it pants a seductive moan when those skilled lips find my neck.
Author Bio
Marie James is a full-time working mother of two amazing little boys and wife of almost 13 years. She enjoys reading in her spare time, and diet coke is always near. Central Texas is where Marie calls home and has lived most of her life. With 13 published books under her belt, she has no desire to stop writing anytime soon and has dozens of book ideas to keep her busy.
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The Hot One by Lauren Blakely ~Release Blitz w/ Review, Excerpt & Giveaway

From #1 NYT Bestselling author Lauren Blakely, comes a hot new standalone second chance romance…

THE HOT ONE!

Want a slow burn, sexy-as-sin second chance romance filled with wit, humor and so much heart? Dive in, and get ready to swoon and fan yourself from the heat!

 

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A sexy, feel-good romance that makes you feel good all over, THE HOT ONE is a hot, second chance standalone romance and the story of confident, charming and cocky attorney Tyler Nichols who is determined to win back his college sweetheart when he runs into her in NYC eight years later. He’ll do anything to win her heart… including stripping naked for her at her office. Can she move on from the hurt and give love a brand new chance? Find out in this sexy, fun, and sizzling romance full of heart, charm and heat! Told in dual POV, THE HOT ONE is being called over-the-top hot and utterly addictive. Grab your copy of THE HOT ONE and get ready to laugh, swoon, and fan yourself from the heat!
The Hot One is love, laugh-out-loud humor, and lust all wrapped up in the perfect package…PURE PLEASURE!!!” ~ Bookalicious Babes Blog

 

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“Lauren Blakely is the QUEEN of sweet, fun, and steamy reads… Her books are utterly addictive.” ~ Angie’s Dreamy Reads

 

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A sexy new standalone romance from #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Lauren Blakely…

Ever notice that sometimes a guy will do something really stupid, like let the love of his life slip through his fingers?

Yeah. I’m that guy. But the instant I run into her again I’ve got one goal and one goal only—a second chance. The plan? Go big or go home.

Fine, at first glance, stripping naked at my ex-girlfriend’s place of work might not seem like the brightest way to win her heart again. But trust me on this count—she always liked me best without any clothes on. And sometimes you’ve got to play to your strengths when you’re fighting an uphill battle. As a lawyer, I know how to fight, and I’m prepared to fight hard for her. Because sometimes you need a second chance at first love.

He’s the one who got away . . .

The nerve of Tyler Nichols to reappear like that at my job, showing off his rock-hard body that drove me wild far too many nights. That man with his knowing grin and mischievous eyes is nothing but a cocky jerk to saunter back into my life. Except, what if he’s not . . .? I’ve tried like hell to forget him, but maybe I’m cursed to remember the guy I fell madly in love with eight years ago. Lord knows I’m not over him, so what’s the harm in giving him a week to prove he’s changed in the ways that matter?

After all, how do you resist the hot one . . .?

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Review

Panty Scorching 3
Angst 2
Tissues 0
Storyline 4
Value 4
Overall Rating 4
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Reviewed by Ladyballs

This was a solid quick read. Had all the right components and was tied up nicely. Nothing too fancy, no real drama, some decent hot scenes…all around good book.

Tyler and Delaney…long lost loves. At one time they were inseparable. Two peas in a pod..and in a bed and on the floor…you get the point..they were also on the same track as far as careers go. They both were striving to become lawyers…

Only now Tyler is an entertainment lawyer (far off from the kind of lawyer he wanted to be) and Delaney owns a spa….a massage spa. Yes, she is a massage therapist.

This story covers their past and how it brought them to there present lives and why they fell apart. Its a cute story of rekindling love with the “one” that got away. It had some funny one liners, just enough angst and some decent hot sexy scenes.

This would be an excellent beach or pool read…a quick read, solid plot and likeable characters with a happy ending.
christine

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Excerpt

Technically, I didn’t drop my drawers the first time I saw her again. Just my balls.

The ones in my hands. Juggling balls.

Here’s how it went down. Picture a Sunday morning in Central Park. A perfect summer day. The grass was green, the breeze was warm, and I’d just spent the last few hours getting acquainted with turtles and frogs at the children’s zoo because I’m an awesome uncle. And Carly’s one cool seven-year-old.

The kid loves all creatures, but especially the ones that jump and crawl, so I took her to the enchanted forest part of the zoo. When we finished, she tugged on my shirt sleeve, batted her hazel eyes, and asked ever so sweetly for an ice cream cone.

Like I stood a chance at resisting her. C’mon. She’s my cousin’s kid, and clearly she gets her charm from our side of the family.

With her hand in mine, we strolled across the grass near the running path, hunting for the nearest ice cream dealer.

And then Carly did that thing little kids do.

She shrieked for what seemed like absolutely no reason. Next, she pointed to an impossibly tall dude wearing a beret while juggling two Rubik’s Cubes, two orange balls, and a small green beanbag.

“He can do five, Uncle Tyler!” Carly shouted, her eyes going wide.

“Five isn’t too shabby,” I said with a shrug.

She turned to me with a questioning stare. “I’ve never seen you do five.”

“That’s because I haven’t shown you all my tricks yet.”

“Can you really juggle five balls?”

I scoffed. “Please, I can do that with my eyes closed.”

I didn’t put myself through law school juggling for nothing.

Just kidding.

You can’t put yourself through law school juggling anything but insane class schedules and lack of sleep.

Carly arched an eyebrow. So did the juggler, as he kept up the cascade of his quintet. Show-off.

“I want to see. Show me,” Carly urged.

Yeah, Carly’s a chip off the old block. She’s all about challenging me, and I’m all about rising to the challenge.

The stick-thin guy with the beret raised his chin. “Have at it, man.”

With clockwork precision, he let the balls fall out of orbit and into his palm. Next, the Rubik’s Cubes. Then the beanbag. He stepped closer, handed me the objects, and flashed a crooked, put-your-money-where-your-mouth-is grin.

Game on.

Packs of runners jogged along, cyclists wheeled over the black asphalt, and rollerbladers whizzed by on the concrete. With my feet parked hip’s width apart, I stood at the edge of the grass getting a feel for the items, weighing them, and then one, two, three, four, five, I whisked each one up into the air in a high oval arc. Round and round, in a perfect five-ball cascade.

Carly clapped, then demanded more. “Yes, now close your eyes!”

I groaned. What was I thinking? Juggling with eyes closed is fucking hard. But I could pull it off for a couple seconds. My special skill. I obliged my niece’s request, pulling off a few quick blind ovals. Five seconds later, after I’d shown off that particular party trick, I opened my eyes.

And I saw a vision from my past.

A blond beauty, with long legs, a lovely round ass, and a high ponytail swishing back and forth across her shoulders. She ran along the path in tiny orange let-me-peel-them-off-with-my-teeth-pretty-please running shorts. And that face. Dear Lord, the stunning face of an angel. High cheekbones. Deep brown eyes that saw me like no one ever had. Those red lips, shaped like a bow. Fuck me, the things she could do with those lips. The things I taught her to do with that sinful mouth.

Delaney sure as hell knew how to use it, and I don’t just mean in the bedroom. We used to talk about anything and everything when we were together in college. Days with her. Nights with her. Best time of my life. That woman was full of spark. Full of fire. So damn passionate. And look at her now.

Jesus Christ.

It had to be illegal to be that smoking hot.

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A #1 New York Times Bestselling author, Lauren Blakely is known for her contemporary romance style that’s hot, sweet and sexy. She lives in California with her family and has plotted entire novels while walking her dogs. With fourteen New York Times bestsellers, her titles have appeared on the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller Lists more than seventy-five times, and she’s sold more than 1.5 million books. In February she’ll release THE HOT ONE, a standalone contemporary romance. To receive an email when Lauren releases a new book, sign up for her newsletter! laurenblakely.com/newsletter

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For Finlay by J. Nathan ~Blog Tour w/ Review

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Today we have the blog tour for For Finlay by J. Nathan. Check out this fantastic new release and grab your copy today!

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Title: For Finlay
Author:
J. Nathan
Genre: Contemporary Sports Romance

 

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Finlay Thatcher is a lost soul, guilt-ridden after the death of her twin brother. When Alabama’s football coach gives her the opportunity to work for him, she knows it’s her chance to move on, even if it means living her brother’s dream.

Caden Brooks is Alabama’s star quarterback. He’s got it all. The attention of adoring fans. A girlfriend who’d do anything to hold on to him. And a future in the pros. He’s getting along just fine until Finlay steps into his life, despising him at first sight and pushing his buttons like no other.

Unfortunately for Finlay, and her attempt to keep Caden at arm’s length, there’s nothing Caden loves more than a challenge. The problem with this challenge is she comes with a secret that has the power to destroy everything.

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Review

Panty Scorching 3
Angst 2
Tissues 1
Storyline 4
Value 4
Overall Rating 4
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Reviewed by Ladyballs

Finlay is going to the college her twin brother Cole who died, used to go to. Not only did he go there but he was the star quarterback. There is much more to their relationship but it’s complex and better left for you to read. I will say it was quite emotional to read about their childhood and where they were before his death.

Finlay finds herself ALSO working for the football team her brother was once the star of as the water girl. Bigger than that is the one person she hates the most in her life the guy who took her brothers place on the team, Caden Brooks. The guy who seems to have seamlessly slipped into her brothers life. He has the fame, a ton of fans, a hot girlfriend and looks to be well on his way to the NFL. The reason she hates him? Well, I don’t want to spoil that but she does have a valid reason. Or does she?

Naturally, these two are thrown into situations that force them to be together and their attraction is palpable right from the start. Once she starts to spend time with him and the team is he really who she thought he was? Her inner struggle with her growing feelings for Caden but her loyalty to her dead brother makes for one interesting story.

I love the characters and I felt the connection between them. I felt the struggle that Finlay has and I loved watching her walls crumble. Great little love story!
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About J. Nathan:

JNathanLogoNathan is the author of the new adult novels For Finlay, Before Hadley, Until Alex, and Since Drew. When she’s not writing, she’s a total romance junkie! Add an alpha male who’s unlikable in the beginning…even better. Happy endings are a must. Love triangles and negative people are the bane of her existence. Her family, friends, guys in backwards hats, and watermelon margaritas are the light…

 

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Torn Between Two by Mia Kayla ~Release Blitz w/ Review

 Title: Torn Between Two
Series: Torn Duet #1
Author: Mia Kayla
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: January 23, 2017
Blurb
I believe in fairy tales — the kind where a knight in shining armor sweeps me off my feet. Coming from a broken home, fairy tales housed the hope I clung to. Never in my life did I imagine two knights coming into my life— two knights that wore very different armor.A rockstar versus a lawyer.
Fast and furious versus deliberate and calculated.
Intense and passionate versus strong and devoted.
Chaos versus stability.

I fell in love with one in the craziness of a concert.
I fell in love with the other in the silence of his compassion.

And now I am Torn Between Two.

Purchase Links
AMAZON US / UK / CA / AU

Review

Panty Scorching 3.5
Angst 1
Tissues 0
Storyline 3.5
Value 4
Over All Rating 4
Kindle eARC
Reviewed by Ladyballs

Hmmmmmm….so this book started off slow and gained speed at a steady pace. I thought it was a book about a girl who had two guys…and for the most part it is but it goes much deeper then that. It got way deeper then I ever thought and that has positive and negatives. On the positive side it gave the “rock star” an emotional side. It showed he was multi dimensional…that he wasn’t what he portrayed. BUT…at times it got too deep and borderline depressing. He and Sam had more in common then they thought and loss drew them together. I will say that more then once I thought these two characters acted very immaturely and it was distracting. He is her teenage rock idol and she has landed him….him and his wild parties, crazy bandmates and long periods of times he goes MIA…His behavior never would have worked with me….rock star or not and I’m not sure how she put up with it. She wasn’t my favorite heroine..that is for sure.

Then you have Josh…the adorable, quirky, dependable law school student who also works in a womens shoe department. He literally is the best boyfriend ever…not to Sam but in general. He is aware that Sam has someone else and there is no real commitment and boy does he work hard at winning her over. He is totally swoon worthy and I wished he was real on more then one occasion. He also has a connection to her emotionally and a bond forms between them as well.

Naturally the rocker lifestyle takes a toll on Sam and she is torn…especially when she starts to develop feelings for Josh. It is a heartfelt story but like I said at times I felt it got too dark for a story about a girl having two hot guys fight for her.

I will say that the end had me on the edge of my seat and I’m so looking forward to seeing how this all works out. I’m hoping the next book isn’t as dark and I don’t know how she will pick between these two guys!!!! As the title says..she really is torn!!!
christine

Coming Soon
Releasing February 13, 2017

Life is made up of choices.

Single choices like bricks laid out in a path. A path that leads to your future.

At twenty four years old, I would have never guessed I would be stuck between two men—two men from opposite spectrums of the universe.
Their lives, their worlds, their demeanor is as different as the darkest of nights and the lightest of days.

I love them both, but I have to choose.
There is only one choice I can make.
And I choose forever.

 

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AMAZON US / UK / CA / AU

 

Author Bio
Mia Kayla is a New Adult/Contemporary Romance writer who lives in Illinois. She is the wife to the husband of the year and mommy to three unbelievable cute little girls who have multiplied her grey hairs.

In her free time she loves reading romance novels, jamming to boy bands, catching up on celebrity gossip and designing flowers for weddings.

Most of the time, she can be caught on the train with her nose in a book sporting a cheeky grin because the main characters finally get their happily-ever-after at the end.

She loves reading about happy endings but has more fun writing them.

Reading Order:

FOREVER AFTER SERIES
MARRY ME FOR MONEY – Book 1
LOVE AFTER MARRIAGE – Book 2
FOREVER LOVE SERIES
THE SCHEME – Book 1
NAUGHTY NOT NICE – Book 2

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Dear Life by Meghan Quinn ~Blog Tour w/ Review

dearlifeliveblogad-1We’re celebrating the release of DEAR LIFE by Meghan Quinn! Available on Amazon and #Free on Kindle Unlimited!
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DEAR LIFE
NA Contemporary Romance
Designed by: Meghan Quinn
Photographer: Lauren Perry

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AMAZON: http://amzn.to/2iOMnSQ

Four lives. Four stories. Four sets of letters. Four brave souls in need of guidance while facing life’s greatest challenges.
The anonymously published Dear Life program is designed to help them step outside of their comfort zones, face their obstacles, and relinquish their demons…and prove their existence.
With their lives teetering between wanting more and losing it all, all four souls dive into the program as a New Year’s resolution, sending them on a crazy, life-altering journey.
Dear Life,
Please be kind.
Yours truly, Hollyn, Jace, Daisy, and Carter.
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Review

Panty Scorching – 3.5
Angst – 4
Tissues – 4
Storyline – 4
Value – 4.5
Overall Rating- 4.5
Kindle eARC
Reviewed by Ladyballs

Wow…ok…well this was definitely not what I was expecting and I mean that in a good way. This book was not the norm for this author. It was heart wrenching, deep, soul searching, profound…I could just go on and on. It was gripping from the first page until the very last. I laughed, I shed a tear or 5 million, I smiled, I felt content and anxiety and the same time…It was a real book. With real feelings and emotions and struggles.

There are 4 people….each with there own stories and hardships There paths cross at a meeting at Dear Life…a program to help you get past fears and demons that are holding you back in life…from keeping you from the best possible version of yourself. They could not be further from having anything in common with each other except for the fact their lives are stagnant and something needs to change.

While in this program there is love, loss, heartache, bonding, soul searching, growth, sadness…you name it…its there. I loved watching their individual growth as well as their friendships form. I was gutted at times at the loss some of them experience and had a huge lump in my throat at times. The loss I felt down to my toes and I honestly pray that I never have to experience it…ever. From the first page it drew me in and I got so invested in all their lives, I felt like I was part of it. I watched them face their demons and forge their way through. I saw them create a life out of loss and make the rest of their lives the best of their lives.

Naturally there is so much in between and it all flowed naturally and was so well written it was like I was watching a movie. I was moved by the emotions I could feel from the author and I truly hope there are more books like this from her in the future. I do love me some Meghan Quinn comedy but this definitely was a refreshing look at her writing skills.
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About the Author

Born in New York and raised in Southern California, Meghan has grown into a sassy, peanut butter eating, blonde haired swearing, animal hoarding lady. She is known to bust out and dance if “It’s Raining Men” starts beating through the air and heaven forbid you get a margarita in her, protect your legs because they may be humped.
Once she started commuting for an hour and twenty minutes every day to work for three years, she began to have conversations play in her head, real life, deep male voices and dainty lady coos kind of conversations. Perturbed and confused, she decided to either see a therapist about the hot and steamy voices running through her head or start writing them down. She decided to go with the cheaper option and started writing… enter her first novel, Caught Looking.
Now you can find the spicy, most definitely on the border of lunacy, kind of crazy lady residing in Colorado with the love of her life and her five, furry four legged children, hiking a trail or hiding behind shelves at grocery stores, wondering what kind of lube the nervous stranger will bring home to his wife. Oh and she loves a good boob squeeze!
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