How about I can NEVER pass up a buy 4 get the 5th free sale at Borders. NEVER!! I mean seriously people what is my problem? Like I don’t have 200 books in my TBR! Issues I tell you – I have fuckin issues! But, let’s be honest…sometimes I really like my issues! 🙂
Book 2 in the Lunewulf series by Lorie O’Clare is In Her Blood. Elsa wants nothing to do with the new pack law so she runs. Eventually she lands in Minnesota and meets Pack Leader Rick Bolton. Sparks fly. Her pack and her 3 mates are chasing her. What’s a Bitch to do?
I love the Smart Bitches, Trashy Books website and try to visit there at least once a day. I went over this morning after not having checked it out in a couple of day and almost bust a gut while reading Candy’s Cover Makeovers: Loretta Chase. I had tears in my eyes and had to lock the door for fear people would enter my office and figure I’d finally gone over the edge. Little do they know that happened a while ago, but if you won’t tell…neither will I.
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A Perfect Match by Shelley Bradley
Published by Samhain Publishing
Publication Date: March 1, 2008
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Compatible? Never. But the numbers don't lie.
Sports reporter Mitch MacKinnon is stuck writing an expos about a local dating service, and no amount of foot-dragging or complaining will get him out of it. When he gets a look at the sexy blonde owner, things start looking up. He'd love the chance to date Juliette Lowell a time or two. But he's here to dish the dirt that'll be his ticket to a big-time newspaper; a relationship is the furthest thing from his mind.
Juliette's got Mitch pegged from the word go-he's an overgrown jock who wouldn't know a true emotion if it was wrapped in pigskin. Delicious dimples and killer brown eyes aside, the man is incredibly infuriating. All she needs is one chance to prove she can find a perfect match for anyone. Even him. Then her "foolproof" database spits out the results. Mitch's perfect match? Juliette. If she's right, Mitch will have to eat his words-and the story that'll take him to the top.
Warning: This title contains hot, sweaty couch dancing; long, slow, hot, wet kisses that last three days, and toe-curling romance.
So I really enjoy books by Shelley Bradley. They have great stories and some of them are pretty damn steamy. So when A Perfect Match came out this past week I bought it immediately. I didn’t get a chance to read it right then since DIK had taken over my life and but frankly, who doesn’t like DIK?
When all is said and done and all the matchmaking info is put into the system it turns out that Mitch and Juliette are a 93% match. Although they’ve been very attracted to each other Juliette is NOT overjoyed at the prospect of going out with Mitch. But they do, with each person planning half of the date and end up having a really good time…especially that incredibly steamy kiss at the end of the night. Wow.
Mitch is so wanting more of Juliette, but again, she’s almost engaged so how is that to happen? Juliette’s feeling some strong attraction but unfortunately it’s not toward the man she’s “almost” engaged to. The problem is that Juliette moved a ton of times while growing up with a pretty much never there father so she wants security in her life. Mitch is a fly by the seat of your pants kinda guy and is willing to move wherever, whenever in order to move up in the newspaper business and further his career.
As much as I’d love to go on and tell you the rest of the book I’ll suffice it to say that the way Mitch and Juliette work out their differences and end up coming together is just heart-warming. The romance between the two is wonderful in its simplicity and I loved that about this book. Although its not an easy road for the two of them Ms. Bradley made to story realistic and believable. I thoroughly enjoy reading this and will continue to recommend it.
Author: Christina Skye
Publication Date: 1996
About this book:
AT ROSE-COVERED DRAYCOTT ABBEY… in a savage age of chivalry, a war-weary knight defends a mysterious lady from danger and swears himself her champion for all time. Centuries later, a startling psychic vision draws a gifted bridal writer to a rugged castle veiled in Highland mist and to its enigmatic laird, Duncan MacKinnon. From the moment they meet, Kara Fitzgerald can sense they share an ancient, secret destiny.
I’m not quite sure where to start my review. In my opinion this book was all over the place and it couldn’t quite find a way to link all the various places it went back into a final destination. By page 95 I was hitting the book on my leg and begging for it to be over. I’m not even sure I can write a comprehensive review and still make sense!
The heroine is a writer for a bridal magazine and wants/needs to go to Scotland to talk a Laird into using his castle for a photo shoot since he keeps refusing. Next thing we know she’s walking through a jewelry store doing feng shui and running into our hero who is robbing said store but not actually robbing it since he’s doing more of a security check. Confusion follows…for both the characters and the readers. Next thing you know the H/h are getting sent off to some place to try to put together a security plan for the store. Just seemed like an odd way to get the H/h together.