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Review: "Vampires Never Cry Wolf" by Sara Humphreys (Dead in the City #3)

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Note: This ARC was provided by Sourcebooks Casablanca via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Sadie Pemberton went from The Coven's resident DJ to its new owner after her maker and New York City's co-czar Olivia Hollingsworth passed it on to her. She's learning to be more responsible, not only with the club but with her sisters and brothers in their coven. After all, you can only avoid responsibilities up to a certain point and for a two hundred-year-old vampire like herself, it looks like her time's come. The one thing she wishes she could avoid was having to see the crown prince of werewolves in The Coven.
Killian Bane's main reason for visiting New York City was to put a stop to his brother's evil plans. But it's been months since that confrontation ended in his brother's death and he still hasn't returned to Alaska. He's been spending a lot of time in The Coven and his attention appears to have been snagged by one vampire in particul…

Review: "Vampire Trouble" by Sara Humphreys (Dead in the City #2)

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Maya Robertson is what is known as a youngling, having only been turned by her maker Olivia Hollingsworth several years ago. She has a tendency of speaking and acting without much thought and she feels as if all the rules of being a vampire are getting to her. On the other hand, Shane Quesada has been a vampire for over four centuries and has seen and experienced a great deal as a sentry of the Presidium, the vampire government. He's always put his duty first, never expecting to feel the pull when he first encounters the headstrong and wayward youngling and now she's captured his attention.
Maya takes the opportunity to work somewhere outside of The Coven, the club owned by Olivia, in order to get some breathing space. Shane volunteers and is later tasked by Olivia to keep an eye out for Maya. To show Shane that she doesn't need his protection or approval, she goes off with a werewolf prince only to discover that she's bitten off more than she can chew. When the werew…

Review: "Tall, Dark, and Vampire" by Sara Humphreys (Dead in the City #1)

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Before Olivia Hollingsworth was turned three hundred years ago, she was in love and engaged to a man she loved with all her heart and wanted to spend the rest of her life with--Douglas Threadgood. Since his death, she's never been with any other man, human or otherwise, and has accepted the life she now leads. She owns a club called The Coven and considers her progeny and her faithful dog Van Helsing as her family. She's a private citizen in their world until a rash of crimes changes things as she knows it.
Vampires don't have dreams when they sleep so the fact that Olivia's been having dreams for two decades is somewhat strange. That each one is about one particular person makes her wonder if the ghost of Douglas is haunting her from beyond the grave and infiltrating her dreams. Then one murdered human who's been drained of blood after being seen in her club has her crossing paths with the police detective in charge of the case, a human who shockingly looks exact…

Review: "Return to You" by Samantha Chase (The Montgomery Brothers #4)

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Note: This ARC was provided by Sourcebooks Casablanca via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
A decade ago, James Montgomery and Selena Ainsley were young and in love. Selena was seventeen and a senior in high school while James was twenty, had dropped out of school at sixteen, and was working as a landscaper. They made plans to spend the rest of their lives together, preparing to get married and have a baby, until one night changed everything and their dreams of a happily ever after were torn away from them in the blink of an eye and through the manipulations of one selfish man.
Fast forward ten years later and Ryder Montgomery, James' brother, reaches out to his Uncle William for help regarding something James mentioned during Ryder's wedding. Flexing his matchmaking muscles, William Montgomery takes on the task of helping to not only reunite James with the one woman he's ever loved but to, hopefully, bring him back to the family fold. But with all the lies and s…

Review: "More of Me" by Samantha Chase (The Montgomery Brothers #3.5)

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Mac Montgomery and Gina Micelli are engaged to be married but a family emergency and an overseas business trip have forced the two to ask for William Montgomery's assistance with the wedding planning. They've already got a wedding coordinator but they need William to oversee certain things while they're away. William isn't sure he's entirely qualified for the task but when the proposed wedding location turns out to be in the very backyard of another Montgomery family and that one of his nephews, who just happens to be the wedding coordinator's ex, is on sabbatical in the area, William decides it's time for another round of matchmaking to commence.
Casey Peterson is a successful wedding coordinator and is able to handle almost anything that soon-to-be wed couples throw her way. But when her latest couple, Mac Montgomery and Gina Micelli, are unable to decide on their wedding venue and aren't available to make a final decision because of personal and pro…

Cover Reveal: "Under the Influence" by L.B. Simmons

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I have the honor of being one of the bloggers taking part in the cover reveal for bestselling author, and one of my personal favorites, L.B. Simmons' upcoming novel! ^.^ The minute I glimpsed the cover, I was smitten. I love the colors and the handwritten note at the top? This book can't be released fast enough! ♥
So, without further ado, please check out the cover and other tidbits for L.B. Simmons' soon-to-be released novel...
Under the Influence by L.B. Simmons
Release Date: May 2015

Blurb Dalton,
I loved you once. A love I thought irrevocable. A love I mistakenly believed could transcend both time and circumstance. Under the influence of my dimwitted, naïve, traitorous heart, I became intoxicated with what I now know was simply a figment of my self-indulgent imagination. So drunk on the feeling, I couldn't see what was right in front of my face. So foolishly enamored, I blindly followed my heart into the depths of an emotion that would ravage me. 
Years later, I know …

Review: "Stay with Me" by Samantha Chase (The Montgomery Brothers #3)

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William Montgomery has successfully matched his two younger sons with the women they're spending the rest of their lives with. They're both happy and content, but William still has one more son, his eldest, and trying to find him the woman who will show him that work isn't everything will be easier said than done. Then he meets up with his best friend Arthur Micelli and while he jokes about Art's daughter and William's son getting together, William realizes that Art's failing health needs to take precedence to matchmaking.
Mackenzie "Mac" Montgomery has always put family and business before anything else. His father nags him about spending way too much time in the office but Mac knows that to continue to be successful, he needs to make sure all is well with the company. He refuses to be the next "victim" of his father's matchmaking but when he's tasked to spend time with Art Micelli's now grown-up daughter, he's not sure if …

Review: "Trust in Me" by Samantha Chase (The Montgomery Brothers #2)

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William Montgomery is thrilled that he successfully brought together his youngest son Lucas and his executive assistant Emma. Not only does he have his son closer to home but he's got a new daughter-in-law to add to the fold. Now, William turns his attention to his middle son, realizing that both his older children are too focused on working for the company to truly enjoy their lives and to find that one person that will make them want to settle down. Will this father's matchmaking work a second time around?
Jason Montgomery desperately needs an executive assistant, but so far, he's had terrible experiences with each one thrown his way. Each potential one thinks that what happened between Lucas and Emma will happen with them and Jason. So, this Montgomery decides that he needs to one important qualification to the mix: his executive assistant must be married. When his father suggests someone from customer service, Jason isn't sure that things will work out but his fat…

Review: "Wait for Me" by Samantha Chase (The Montgomery Brothers #1)

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William Montgomery has the kind of life other men would go green with envy. He's got a wife he loves, three sons who have never failed to make him proud, and a family-owned business that provides them with all their wants and needs. He's worried, though, with his youngest son and how he's relegated himself to a life away from the family after having suffered a career-ending injury. When William notices his son and his personal assistant showing interest in one another, he decides it's time to play matchmaker.
Emma Taylor has enjoyed being William Montgomery's executive assistant for the past two years and being able to see her boss' youngest son is a definite perk of the job, even if he does only show up once a month. When she's tasked by her boss to bring over papers that he's deemed important to his cabin, she agrees, especially since she'll be able to enjoy going to the spa courtesy of the elder Montgomery. Unfortunately, a snowstorm hits and sh…

Review: Only for Him by Cristin Harber (Only #1)

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Note: This ARC was provided by the author via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Grayson Ford and Emma Kingsley have known each other since they were kids and are each other's best friend. Gray is the one guy that every girl in their school wants to be with and Emma is...well...Emma. She's never seen herself as anything special but she's grateful that she has her family, her dancing, and, of course, Gray. But Gray has always seen Emma as that one special person who can take him away from all the pain and darkness that he's forced to go home to each and every day.
Gray and Emma have grown up together and Gray has become part of Emma's family. Gray has been keeping two things secret: the abuse he's been receiving from his father for far too many years and his love for Emma. What he doesn't know is that Emma has  had feelings for him for quite some time as well. On a night that was meant to be special and memorable to both of them, Gray's father t…

Review: "Forgotten Treasures" by D. Hart

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Note: This ARC was provided by Patchwork Press Cooperative via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
A woman wakes up in the hospital to find that she has not only suffered a few injuries but has no memory to speak of. She has no idea what her name is and is devastated that no one appears to be looking for her. She then meets a hospital volunteer named Grady who she becomes fast friends with and when the time comes that she's discharged, he invites her to stay in a house he owns. He bestows upon her the nickname "Freckles" and the connection between them is obvious though there is nothing romantic about it.
Then she meets Brandt, who makes her feel things she doesn't when she's with Grady. She soon learns that Brandt and Grady are stepbrothers and they prove to be the support system she needs. However, as her feelings for Brandt quickly develop, she realizes that she needs to first find out who she is and what kind of life she's led so far before engagi…

Review: "More Than Comics" by Elizabeth Briggs (Chasing the Dream #2)

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Note: This ARC was provided by Victory Editing via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
When a writer and an artist slash drummer become collaborators on a graphic novel and online friends, can their closeness translate in "real life" when they finally meet face to face? Tara and Hector have shared a great deal as they've worked together online and their friendship means a great deal to both of them. But Hector has had feelings for Tara for years, holding off on telling her because she's always had a boyfriend. Will these two be able to collaborate on their own love story or are they destined to remain just friends?
Tara McFadden is excited to be at this year's Comic Con, and while she's a tad nervous about being part of the panel that'll be talking about and fielding questions regarding Misfit Squad, she's more anxious about meeting Hector Fernandez. They've become very dear and close friends over the past few years they've known one a…

Review: "Soul Crossed" by Lisa Gail Green (Of Demons and Angels #1)

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Note: This ARC was provided by Full Fathom Five via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Josh is seventeen and Grace is sixteen. They should be enjoying all the things that teenagers their age are into. Only they can't...because they're both dead. Josh is in Hell, has been made into a demon, and is on an assignment from Lucifer himself. Grace is in Heaven, has been made into an angel, and is on an assignment from the angel in charge of her training. They both return to Earth and go about befriending the same teenage boy whose soul they both need in order to accomplish their missions and be rewarded.
Cam is a boy who's soul is waiting to be turned, and while it can go in either direction, his thoughts, feelings, and actions look like everything is more in favor of Josh than Grace. However, Josh and Grace have no idea that the other is an otherworldly creature and Cam has no clue as to who they really are or that they're there solely for him. As Cam's actions …

Review: "Where We Belong" by Eve Connell

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Note: This ebook was provided by Patchwork Press Cooperative via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Amelia Baide and Harry Jamieson have known each other since they were children, thanks to their mutual love for the water in general and competitive swimming specifically. There's always been chemistry and a spark in their friendship but neither did much about the mutual attraction. When they're both involved in an accident that prematurely ends Amelia's swimming career and has her not remembering certain details about the accident, they go their separate ways, only to find each other again six years later.
On the anniversary of the accident that took her life for several minutes and changed it ever since, Amelia Baide finds herself at odds, yet again, with her fiancé. She decides to leave, but after running out of gas, she finds herself at a swimming center where an old friend automatically assumes she's there to swim. Unexpectedly, another old friend, Harry Ja…

Review: "One Percenter" by D.R. Graham (Noir et Bleu MC #1)

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Note: This ARC was provided by Entangled Publishing via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.


Tienne Desrochers was born into the world of Noir et Bleu, a motorcycle club known for its not-so-squeaky clean reputation that her father belonged to. After his still unsolved murder and the fact that their junkie mother is incapable of providing them the home life they need, eighteen-year-old Tienne and her younger brother, sixteen-year-old Cooper, have come to live with their aunt and uncle. Living the cushy life with the country club set is so different from the life Tienne and Cooper once knew, but then they soon realize that the rich and privileged aren't all they're cracked up to be.
Tienne's aunt and uncle are nice and caring people and she's grateful that they've taken both her and Cooper in, giving them an opportunity to start new lives. While Cooper is adjusting well, Tienne is still stuck in an adjustment period of sorts. She's not sure how well she&#…

Review: "Hate F*@k: Part One" by Ainsley Booth (The Horus Group #1)

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Note: This ARC was provided by Victory Editing via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
Hailey Reid and Cole Parker know they should keep their distance from one another. Hailey doesn't like being bossed around by the man who's trying to manage the clusterfuck her father and now her older sister have gotten themselves into. Cole is very much aware that Hailey is the daughter of their company's client and he knows that he pushes her buttons when he tries to manage her. But try as they might, there's much more going on between them beneath the surface, and they can't avoid it for much longer.
Hailey wishes she could distance herself from the scandals that have rocked her family but that's what happens when you carry a family name that's gossiped about relentlessly. She refuses to rely on her family's money and has been living independently but she's called in to perform her familial duty to be there for her family in the middle of one crisis af…

Review: "By Any Other Name" by J.M. Darhower (Forbidden #1)

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Note: This ARC was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.
Genevieve Galante and Matteo Barsanti are sworn enemies, part of a war that they didn't start nor has any signs of ending anytime soon. Things weren't always that way but an attempt on one son's life forces one father to seek revenge, costing another father the life of his eldest son. Many years later, Genna and Matty meet in an elevator and with no idea who the other is, they spend time together and in the span of a few unforgettable hours, their fates are intertwined and sealed.
After being with him just one time, Genna can't get Matty out of her head, but when she finds out that he's a Barsanti, every single warning that her father has made regarding that particular family comes rushing back. Even as she deletes his number from her list of contacts, she can't completely reconcile the man she was with as an evil person belonging to the one family her father has sworn to take down. Gen…

New Cover Reveal: "Dare to Surrender" by Carly Phillips

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Dare to Surrender has a brand new cover AND is on sale for $0.99 for a limited time!
Dare to Surrender by Carly Phillips
Blurb
After ending a relationship to a cheating, domineering man, Isabelle Masters takes off in her leased Mercedes, only to be arrested for grand theft and hauled to a local police station. To her surprise, she is rescued by the most unlikely person possible, Gabriel Dare, a man she’s been attracted to for far too long. Gabe offers Isabelle freedom along with an invitation to Eden, an exclusive island resort where everything and anything is possible.
Although Gabe yearns to possess Isabelle, he knows all too well he must fight his primitive need to bind her to him, and instead help bring out the independent woman she yearns to become – or risk losing her for good.

A woman who needs to run her own life. A man who needs to exert control. Can she surrender to his erotic demands without losing her sense of self once more?

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