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Review: Sightlines by Santino Hassell (The Community #3)

Note: This ARC was provided by Riptide Publishing via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Chase put his hands on Elijah’s shoulders and yanked him in for a soft kiss. “Believe me, Elijah. I have a ton of fucking regrets about my life, and a lot of them revolve around not being real with you. I wasted a lot of time, and it might be too late.”Elijah caught Chase’s chin before he could pull away, and flashed a tenuous smile. “It’s not too late. We’re getting out of here.”
The end to a series--especially a well-loved and much-touted one--is oftentimes bittersweet, and such is the case for The Community. Santino Hassell's paranormal romance trilogy at its most basic, is fantastical fiction--an escape, if you would--but if you look closer...deeper...there are parallels between what the motley group of misfits experience and rebel against and certain events and situations in today's life and times. For whatever reason you have for perusing the title, the bottom line remains cl…

Release Day: Move the Stars by Jessica Hawkins

Move the Stars (Something in the Way #3) by Jessica Hawkins Release Date: October 23, 2017
About Move the Stars Lake It was a hot summer day when I met him on the construction site next to my parents' house. If I’d known then what I do now, would I have kept on walking? Manning was older, darker, experienced—and I’d trusted him when he said the story would only ever be about us. I’d held those words close and challenged fate, but I had lost.
A part of me is still that sixteen-year-old girl squinting up at Manning, but no matter how far I fall or high I soar, I’ll always be a bird without her bear and nothing without him.
Manning When I close my eyes, I can no longer see her. The decisions I made were to push Lake in the right direction—away from me. But now that she’s gone, would I have made those same choices?
I’d walked away like I was supposed to. I’d kept my distance. I’d bent over backward to keep Lake pure, but she’s no longer that girl, and I don’t know if I can stay away anymore…

Review: Move the Stars by Jessica Hawkins (Something in the Way #3)

Note: This ARC was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.
“For as long, you've been perfect to me. Untouchable. Unblemished. Now I want to touch, Lake. i want to blemish you. I  don't want you perfect anymore. I just want you.” 
Jessica Hawkins made sure the wait for Move the Stars, the third and final novel in her highly addictive Something in the Way trilogy, was worth all the anxiousness and anticipation involved. Manning Sutter and Lake Kaplan's love story is anything but easy. It is as complicated as complicated can get, but then their story reminds me of the saying that anything worth having is worth waiting for, but let me amend it by saying that it should also be worth fighting for. In the case of Manning and Lake, I so wanted the former to fight for the latter and the feelings that they shared. But maybe it took the heartache and their years apart for them to realize that what they had was extraordinary--that it was something that was worth taking…

Release Blitz: Hard Wood by Lauren Blakely

Hard Wood (Big Rock #6) by Lauren Blakely Release Date: October 23, 2017
About Hard Wood From #1 NYT bestselling author Lauren Blakely comes a hot & hilarious new standalone romantic comedy...
Women often say a good man is hard to find. And a hard man is even better.
That's why I'm quite a catch—good, hard, loaded, and wait for it...I'm ready to settle down too. But the woman I want to pitch my tent with lives clear across the country. Neither of us wants to get lost in those woods. All I have to do is resist her for the week she's in town.
I try. I swear I try. But yeah, that doesn't work out. 
And after one fantastic night with my good friend Mia, I'm ready to give her years of nights under the stars. What's a few thousand miles when love's involved? But there's a hitch in my plans—she just hired my adventure tour company. If there's one thing I'm committed to, it's running a squeaky clean business. Number one on my list of iron-clad rule…

Review: Hard Wood by Lauren Blakely (Big Rock #6)

Note: This ARC was provided by the author via InkSlinger PR in exchange for an honest review.

“Look, I’m going to be blunt. If I told you I had a hiking cat who rides shotgun in a backpack and can purr like he’s a jazz superstar, you’d have had no choice but to fall in love with me.”
Say it isn't so, Lauren Blakely! I can't believe the Big Rock series (formerly known as the All-Male POV Revue and the Men of Rom Com series) is wrapping up with Hard Wood. Whiiiiine! Siiiiigh. But all good things—even the deliciously fictional kind—come to an, gulp, end. Of course, if it does have to end, then it doesn't get any better than the story of thirty-three-year-old Patrick Milligan and twenty-seven-year-old Mia Summers. Patrick is older brother to Evie from the Stud Finder novella and Mia is the younger sister of Max from Joy Ride and Chase from Full Package. The connection between them was hinted at in the aforementioned novella, which was Blakely's previous release, and it'…

Release Blitz: Finding Me Box Set by K.L. Kreig

Finding Me Series: The Box Set (Finding Me #1-#2) by K.L. Kreig Release Date: October 23, 2017
About the Finding Me Box Set The complete Finding Me duet includes Lost in Between and Found Underneath plus a bonus scene previously published in A New Year’s Eve Anthology, which is no longer in publication.
Four months.
That’s it.
Smile. Dote. Look pretty for the cameras. Be his beck and call girl, his faux girlfriend. Four months, then I walk away two hundred fifty thousand dollars richer, never setting eyes on Shaw Mercer again.
No emotions, no strings, and definitely no falling in love with the client.
Yet, Seattle’s infamous playboy proves to not only be irresistible, he may be the man I never thought I wanted. What began as a ruse, a strategically planned campaign move suddenly morphs into reality, and I find myself breaking my own rules of self-preservation one by one.
But the world has a cruel way of slapping me across the face as she always does. Just when I think Shaw and I might hav…

Book Spotlight: Someone Like You by Brittney Sahin

Someone Like You by Brittney Sahin Date Released: October 12, 2017
About Someone Like You He was a nameless guy in a bar—a man Grace couldn't get out of her head...
A week later, she came home to find him sweaty and shirtless with a tape measure in hand, remodeling her loft. As a Parker-King, she's not allowed to want someone like Noah Dalton. She's sick of her life, though. Sick of the rules of being a Parker-King. She wants something more, even if it isn't forever. Somewhere in history there was that one time where hot, no-strings-attached sex didn't end badly, right? Finding comfort in the arms of a former SEAL is easy, not falling for one . . . not so much.
Noah left the military and moved to New York for one reason: his daughter. Not for some uptight businesswoman—a Manhattan elitist. So when Grace offers him the kind of relationship that no hot-blooded man can turn down, he should say no. And when her seemingly put-together life spins out of control, and his inst…