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Release Blitz: The Sweetest Fix by Tessa Bailey

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The Sweetest Fix by Tessa Bailey Release Date: January 25, 2021 January 22, 2021 (early release) About The Sweetest Fix Reese dreams of seeing her name in lights on Broadway, but so far she has only graced the used car parking lots of rural Wisconsin. With her window of opportunity shrinking fast, a miracle happens. She wins an audition with Bernard Bexley, Broadway’s most respected dance choreographer. When disaster strikes and Reese misses the audition, she has to find another way in front of Bernard, otherwise face the disappointment back home.  Following the sage advice of a Times Square Pikachu—Reese seeks out Bernard’s son, prepared to beg for his aid, never expecting mega sparks to fly between her and the gentle giant baker. With Reese’s heart now involved, she refuses to use Leo to her advantage and tries to walk away before her ulterior motives are exposed, but gravity continues to draw them back together…until it’s impossible to stay apart.  But Reese’s lie of omi

Review: The Sweetest Fix by Tessa Bailey

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Note: An advanced reader copy (ARC) was provided by the author via Social Butterfly PR. Tessa Bailey is back and she's offering readers a truly sweet and quite steamy standalone romance for her opening salvo in 2021. The Sweetest Fi x is the story of a twenty-one-year-old dancer whose biggest dream is to perform onstage in New York and a twenty-eight-year-old baker who bakery business is far and away from his father's celebrated legacy in dance. When native Wisconsinite Reese Stratton misses a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to audition for the one and only Bernard Be xley, she decides the best way to get close to the man is by way of his son, Leo. But Reese isn't prepared for the intense connection she shares with the burly baking whiz, and Leo is caught unaware by the draw of this young woman who is very clearly a dancer. He's already been burned once by a friend who used him to get to his dad. There's no way Reese would've done something similar. Right? This b

Book Spotlight: Highland Defender by Kathryn Le Veque

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Highland Defender (Scots & Swords #2) by Kathryn Le Veque Release Date: January 26, 2020 Sourcebooks Casablanca About Highland Defender Gladiator meets Fight Club in the Scottish Highlands in a new romance from USA Today bestselling author Kathryn Le Veque Ashamed of a decision he made in battle that cost good men their lives, Bane Morgan escapes to Edinburgh to forget his past. But the more time he spends away from his Highland home, the more he’s filled with regret and despair. Lucia Symington knows something about despair. Forced to work off a family debt for a clan with little moral compass and a particular hatred for her, Lucia loses herself a little more each day. When a chance meeting with Bane gives them both a glimpse of what their future together could be, Bane pledges himself to the Ludus Caledonia, the warrior training club where he can reconnect to the fire for justice that still burns within him. The Highland Defender has returned…only to discover

Book Spotlight: Crashing East by Aly Stiles

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Crashing East (Save Me #4) by Aly Stiles Date Released: January 22, 2021 About Crashing East He’s the bane of her existence. She’s the latest thorn in his side. Until angry sparks hint at a passionate blaze. Personal Assistant Hadley Crawford was already against her boss’s decision to front a new band with a disgraced ex-rocker. Imagine her surprise when Viv’s new bandmate is also the arrogant jerk from upstairs. So what if he’s talented, hot, and captivating? People resist unhealthy attractions all the time. What’s the step below rock bottom? That’s where Julian Campbell lives after the collapse of his former band and the death of his sister. A year later, things only get worse when his deadbeat brother-in-law drops off his niece and never comes back. The last thing he needs right now is his nightmare neighbor showing up to thwart his one chance at getting back on his feet. But things get complicated when painful secrets turn a bitter rivalry into a risky attraction. What i

Review: Crashing East by Aly Stiles (Save Me #4)

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Note: An advanced reader copy (ARC) was provided by the author via Wildfire Marketing Solutions. "You bring out something better in me. I don't know. It's like, maybe there really could be better days  when you're around." I wave my hand in front her. "You're this weird ball of hope."   She snorts a laugh through her watery eyes. "A weird ball of hope?!"   I grin and shrug. "What? Never been called a weird ball of hope before?"   "Has anyone?" This series... Gah! Each book has taken a piece of my heart, and now, with this fourth one, well, there's nothing left. My introduction to Aly Stiles's writing came by way of Haunted Melody  in 2019, but it wasn't until last year when I was able to dive into her stories once again, and it started with Rising West , the first book in her Save Me  series. Of course, back then, she was still writing under the name "Alyson Santos" and the series was still tit

Book Spotlight: Song for a Cowboy by Sasha Summers

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Song for a Cowboy (Kings of Country #2) by Sasha Summers Release Date: January 26, 2021 Sourcebooks Casablanca About Song for a Cowboy Country star Emmy Lou King is singing the blues… Emmy Lou King’s whole family is legendary in country music. When she lands the opportunity to sing the American Football League anthem and serve on one of the AFL’s anti-drug charities, she’s sure she can handle working with Brock Watson even though she’s barely recovered from their breakup—and she’s never loved anyone else. Brock Watson is feeling the pressure. From dealing with his father’s declining health, keeping their ranch running, staying in game-ready shape, and his dedication to the charity that changed his life, there’s no time for anything else. Emmy Lou included. After six years, he’d like to think she couldn’t mess with his head anymore. But one look, one smile—and he knows she’s as dangerous as ever. He can’t resist her—he never could. The more time Emmy Lou spends with Broc

Release Day: Stealing Home by Carrie Aarons

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Stealing Home (The Callahan Family #2) by Carrie Aarons Release Date: January 22, 2021 About Stealing Home Walker Callahan has loved from afar for as long as he can remember. The golden boy of the Callahan baseball dynasty, he’s the only player to ever secure a top spot on a roster controlled by his own flesh and blood. The pressure, duty and plans laid out for him since birth loom large, causing things like love and a family to fall by the wayside. Or maybe that’s because the woman he loves is already married with children. When they met, she was already promised to someone else. For over six years, he resigned himself to being her friend. Until one night, when her marriage and the ugly secrets it keeps unravels for the world to see. She’s burned, scared and needs someone who will put her needs above everything else. Can Walker risk his own future and show her how to trust again? Or will the feelings he’s kept hidden for years throw him out of the game before he can eve