Rowena’s DNF Round Up

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I've never been one to review the books that I didn't finish but after reading Kat's post about her DNF reads over at Cuddlebuggery, I thought I'd take a page out of her book and do the same here. Mostly, I just want to remember why I didn't read certain books, gave up on them or whatever. Thanks for the inspiration, Kat. The Last Time We Say Goodbye by Cynthia Hand. There's death all around us. We just don't pay attention. Until we do. The last time Lex was happy, it was before. When she … [Read more...]

Review: Cat’s Lair by Christine Feehan

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Holly's review of Cat's Lair (Leapord People, Book 7) by Christine Feehan The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Leopard’s Prey returns to the feral underworld of her astonishing Leopard novels in an arousing new romance of forbidden animal instincts… Cat Benoit has finally escaped the past—and the man who was the source of her nightmares. She’s off the grid, underground but watchful, and creating a new life for herself in Texas, far from the torrid dangers of her native New Orleans. … [Read more...]

Review: Scarlet Heat by Evangeline Anderson

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Holly's review of Scarlet Heat (Born to Darkness, Book 2) by Evangeline Anderson. Taylor is a vampire but she doesn't want to be. Turned against her will by her sadistic mistress, Celeste, she has been living a miserable life of bondage and abuse for the past six years. Finally, through the help of her best friend Addison, Taylor is rescued but she can’t relax for long. In order to save her from an even worse fate, she is married off to Victor a very reluctant groom who just happens to be a … [Read more...]

To All of Our Canadian Friends Up North…

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We hope that your day is full of awesome! Cheers, Rowena & Holly … [Read more...]

Review: Second Chance Summer by Jill Shalvis

Second Chance Summer by Jill Shalvis

Rowena's review of Second Chance Summer (Cedar Ridge #1) by Jill Shalvis. RESCUE ME Cedar Ridge, Colorado, is famous for crisp mountain air, clear blue skies, and pine-scented breezes. And it's the last place Lily Danville wants to be. But she needs a job, and there's an opening at the hottest resort in her hometown. What has her concerned is the other hot property in Cedar Ridge: Aidan Kincaid-firefighter, rescue worker, and heartbreaker. She never could resist that devastating smile . . … [Read more...]

Guest Review: Keir by Pippa Jay

Keir by Pippa Jay

Jen’s review of Keir (Redemption #1) by Pippa Jay A demon waiting to die... An outcast reviled for his discolored skin and rumors of black magic, Keirlan de Corizi sees no hope for redemption. Imprisoned beneath the palace that was once his home, the legendary 'Blue Demon of Adalucien' waits for death to finally free him of his curse. But salvation comes in an unexpected guise. A woman determined to save him. Able to cross space and time with a wave of her hand, Tarquin Secker has spent … [Read more...]

Review: Ride Steady by Kristen Ashley

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Holly's review of Ride Steady (Chaos MC, Book 3) by Kristen Ashley The ride of her life . . . Once upon a time, Carissa Teodoro believed in happy endings. Money, marriage, motherhood: everything came easy—-until she woke up to the ugly truth about her Prince Charming. Now a struggling, single mom and stranded by a flat tire, Carissa's pondering her mistakes when a vaguely familiar knight rides to her rescue on a ton of horsepower. Climb on and hold tight . . . In high school, Carson Steele was … [Read more...]

Guest Review: Yours All Along by Roni Loren

Yours All Along by Roni Loren

Tracy’s review of Yours All Along (Loving on the Edge #7.5) by Roni Loren Four years after an accident tore their friendship apart, Hunter and Devon are living separate lives. Hunter is now the all-America hero—a congressman’s son and a pro pitcher in Houston preparing to marry his beauty-queen girlfriend. Devon is in Dallas running a new restaurant. But when Hunter unexpectedly shows up in Devon’s bar, Devon can’t turn him away. Damn it if the man isn’t still gorgeous. But engaged? Hell no. … [Read more...]

Weekly Winners Wrap Up

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We have some winners to announce today and I know that I'm really late with this but the day just got away from me. Sorry! This week's winners are: Midnight Rescue | Midnight Alias | Midnight Games | Midnight Pursuits | Midnight Action Anne dholcomb1 Congratulations to all of the winners. Winners: You will be contacted by email, please reply asap. Be sure to check back every Sunday to see if you’re a winner in any of our giveaways! … [Read more...]

Review: All Played Out by Cora Carmack

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Rowena's review of All Played Out (Rusk University #3) by Cora Carmack. First person in her family to go to college? CHECK. Straight A’s? CHECK. On track to graduate early? CHECK. Social life? …..yeah, about that…. With just a few weeks until she graduates, Antonella DeLuca’s beginning to worry that maybe she hasn’t had the full college experience. (Okay... Scratch that. She knows she hasn't had the full college experience). So Nell does what a smart, dedicated girl like herself does best. … [Read more...]

Five Books Everyone Should Read: Wendy the Super Librarian

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Five Books Everyone Should Read is a feature we’re running in 2015. We’ve asked some of our favorite authors, readers and bloggers to share five books that touched them or have stayed with them throughout the years. Today we have our good friend, fellow SoCal Blogger and Super Librarian, Wendy, here to share her list of Five Books Everyone Should Read. By now it’s been pretty easy to spot the running theme of this awesome Book Binge feature: The “OMG only FIVE books?!?!? Are you … [Read more...]

WTF Cover Saturday (118)

My Beloved One - Danelle Harmon

Our reader friend Karen is too good to us. She has found us some really good (bad??) gems for this weekly feature and today's is no different. Haha, I laughed out loud when I saw her remarks on this cover. "May I please stare at your nipple?!" Hahahaha! How is he not laughing himself? He looks ridiculous but so does she, staring up at his nipple like that. … [Read more...]

What Are You Reading? (248)

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Holly: I barely read anything last week and this week started out the same. Then, on Tuesday, my house was quiet and I was in the mood, so I started reading. When I finished on Thursday I'd read 8 books. 8 books in a week isn't that great for me, but 8 books in 2 days isn't too shabby. I re-read three Linda Howard books: Cry No More (thanks to Azteclady's review), which devastated me just as much this time as the first. Seriously, this book packs some crazy emotional punch. If you haven't read … [Read more...]

Review: Emmy & Oliver by Robin Benway

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Rowena's review of Emmy & Oliver by Robin Benway. Emmy’s best friend, Oliver, reappears after being kidnapped by his father ten years ago. Emmy hopes to pick up their relationship right where it left off. Are they destined to be together? Or has fate irreparably driven them apart? Emmy just wants to be in charge of her own life. She wants to stay out late, surf her favorite beach—go anywhere without her parents’ relentless worrying. But Emmy’s parents can’t seem to let her grow up—not … [Read more...]

Guest Review: Taming the Highland Bride by Lynsay Sands

Taming the Highland Bride by Lynsay Sands

Tracy’s review of Taming the Highland Bride (Devil of the Highlands #2) by Lynsay Sands She was ready to let her heart run wild . . . Merry Stewart has had enough! Enough of her brothers, whose behavior would make even the most improper lady blush. Enough of their Highland home, which would surely have fallen to ruin were it not for her. She dreams of escaping into the arms of her betrothed, Alexander d'Aumesbery;even though they haven't yet met. But when they do, Merry is devastated. It seems … [Read more...]