Friday, August 26, 2016

Text Me, Maybe by Jolyse Barnett Blog Tour!

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Text Me, Maybe

by Jolyse Barnett Publication Date: August 8, 2016 Genres: Adult, Entangled: Lovestruck, Romance
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Synopsis: New to the Big Apple, the last thing Lexie Bloom needs is to fall for two guys at once. Especially when she can’t have either. One is her personal trainer, an Adonis way out of her league. The other? A Brit Lit professor her svelte boss insists she woo for her—via text message, no less. Little does she know, the two are the same man… Matthew Hennessey is intrigued by his shy new client at the gym. But before he gets the chance to ask her out, he discovers she’s the one crafting the flirty texts sent to him by a woman who wouldn’t know Lord Byron from Lady Gaga. To get to know her better, he allows Lexie to play her role. She may have given up on the idea of romance, but Matthew’s bound and determined to show her love is alive and well in New York City. goodreads-badge-add-38px Text Me Maybe Teaser 3

ABOUT JOLYSE BARNETT

Jolyse Barnett
Jolyse Barnett is a country girl living her happily-ever-after in suburbia with her real-life, hunky hero, two offspring aptly nicknamed Thing One and Thing Two, and a cuddly cat that sleeps 23-7. When she’s not tapping away at the keyboard or with her nose in a book, Jolyse can usually be found in her backyard dreaming about tropical escapes.

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Seducing the Boss by Mar Carr Blog Tour!

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Seducing the Boss

by Mar Carr Publication Date: August 1, 2016 Genres: Adult, Entangled Pulse, Contemporary Romance Seducing the Boss Cover

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Synopsis: Kellan James is unwinding at Score when he spots the last person he’d ever expect to find in his favorite bar. Sara Connelly—ER nurse, do-gooder, charitable crusader, and frequent pain in his ass. Both grew up privileged in swanky Southampton, but that’s where the similarities end. Kellan’s made it his mission to seek out life’s pleasures; Sara gains pleasure from lecturing him on his lifestyle. Kellan would never date someone like her. Ever. But when Kellan discovers Sara’s been stood-up by an online date, something fierce and protective awakens inside of him. Typically, Kellan would enjoy teasing the jilted Sara, but something in her face sends him over to her table with a plan. He encourages her to take a walk on the wild side, one weekend of sin, no holds barred. She accepts, but it quickly becomes apparent that one night isn’t enough. As the pull between them grows stronger, Kellan discovers it’s a very dangerous thing to say never. goodreads-badge-add-38px
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ABOUT MARI CARR

Mari Carr Writing a book was number one on Mari Carr’s bucket list and on her thirty-fourth birthday, she set out to see that goal achieved. Too many years later, her computer is jammed full of stories — novels, novellas, short stories and dead-ends and she has nearly eighty published works. Virginia native, Mari Carr is a New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller of contemporary erotic romance novels. With over one million copies of her books sold, Mari was the winner of the Romance Writers of America’s Passionate Plume award for her novella, Erotic Research.

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Sunday, August 21, 2016

Seventeen Days by D.B. James

Title: Seventeen Days
Author: D.B. James
Genre: New Adult Romance
Release Date: August 19, 2016
What can one night in Paris, change?
Morgan Young’s plans for the summer consisted of two things: fun and friends. Working in a small costal Alabama town for a man she barely knew wasn’t included — especially since she can’t stay away from him.
Everything.
After losing everyone he loves, Harrison Montgomery has given up on happiness — and love. When his path crosses with the feisty redhead’s, he can’t seem to get her off his mind. But their time together is threatened by Morgan’s plans to leave.
One dare may change the future.
Harrison throws down a challenge, a dare that changes their lives — one Morgan accepts. But is Seventeen Days really enough to fall in love? Can they find a home in one another, or will the storms of the past pull them under.
D.B. James is an indie author of New Adult Romance. Her debut novel will release on August 19, 2016. In her spare time she's an avid reader. Colleen Hoover, Tarryn Fisher, Teagan Hunter, KA Tucker, Linda Kage, Renee Carlino, and Abbi Glines are a few of her obsessions. She's a Michigan girl through and through but currently resides in sunny Florida. Sarcasm, Supernatural (team Sam!), Harry Potter and coffee are among her favorite things.
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B2B's Kelly's review of Susan Stokers Rescuing Emily

Rescuing Emily (Delta Force Heroes, #2)Rescuing Emily by Susan Stoker
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

A can't-put-down 5 stars

Emily Grant is a single mother with a precocious six year old. Barely scraping by, she's desperate for a new place to live because her current landlord is far too interested in her--and in her daughter. Cormac "Fletch" Fletcher is a Delta Force soldier looking to rent the apartment over his garage, not because he needs the money but so there is someone around when he's away on a mission. Plus he's one of the good guys, so he's more than willing to give a desperate woman a break. Rescuing Emily is the second book in the Delta Force Heroes and while it can easily be read as a standalone, we do meet a lot of the characters in the first first book (the time lines for the two books overlap), so I'd recommend reading Rescuing Rayne first.

Usually when I'm reading, I take a few notes along the way, so when it comes time to write my review, I just need to clean up and organize my notes and the review is done. However, I had no notes for this book. Zero. Nada. Not because it wasn't noteworthy, but because I was too engaged with the story to stop. A large part of the plot in this book is driven by misunderstandings, which typically make me want to throw my kindle after screaming at the characters to communicate. In this case, however, the misunderstandings are engineered by the villain, so instead of being irritated, I completely bought into the story line and read even faster (which led to the lack of note taking).

Fletch is a great alpha hero, smart and protective, and I loved the way he bonded with Emily's daughter. Emily has a strong protective streak as well, for both her daughter and for Fletch, and I loved her determination. Emily's daughter Annie was well-done and I liked how she played a large role in the story rather than just being a plot device. I really liked all these characters, including all the members of Fletch's team, and I'm looking forward to more stories in this series.

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