Sunday, May 27, 2018

Lusting for Covers (377)



Lusting for Covers is a weekly meme, held on Sunday, that allows bloggers to share their current cover obsession with fellow book lovers.

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Saturday, May 26, 2018

Saturday Book Deals



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Whatcha Reading? (May 26th)




Remember CockyGate? Which is still . . . Well, I actually don't know what's going on with that hot mess, but I'm sure some authors/etc. are still dealing with that. But this week we had ForeverGate try to happen. I say try because the author tried to blame the trademarking on an agent, and then a lawyer, and then on someone that's been impersonating her for years (where?!?) before finally saying it was a giant misunderstanding and the application for the trademark -- a trademark for the word forever in a romance title/series -- was being pulled. Again, I'm not sure what's going on with THIS hot mess, either, but I can guarantee you that it was not just a "misunderstanding" nor is there some random person out there trying to steal this author's identity and spend BIG MONEY on trademarking a word using her name. But whatever, Jan.


Rombklove is still going on, and Jen did another post for it, this time on what makes a romance "steamy". Go check it out! 


Covers/New Books:

Farrah Rochon released the gorgeous cover for her June release, Cherish Me! Oh! And the pre-order is up.[I've got this one on my review list, can't wait!]

Sarah MacLean shared the title for book 2 in her Bareknuckle Bastard series (out next year). Book 1 comes out June 19th



The weather's heating up here and still my yard is out of control. Someone want to come fix my mower? Or just mow my yard? No? Damn.

I had a lovely Thursday, as I spent the entire day with the BFF, eating far too much and binging nearly 12 hours of Gilmore Girls. It was a much-needed fun day for both of us. Just a reminder to all: go out and have fun with a friend -- whether that's actually going out to do something or staying in. It's good for the soul and all that, as cliche as it sounds.


As to my reading week, it wasn't too bad. I finished up my reading log/journal, which I've been using for 12 years. I read 3 books and didn't hate any of them. So let's get into what I read, shall we?

Friday, May 25, 2018

Friday Book Deals



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Pat's Review: Herons Landing

Herons Landing by JoAnn Ross
Publisher: HQN Books (June 1, 2018)
Series: Honeymoon Harbor, 1
Genre: Contemporary Romance


There’s no place to fall in love like the place you left your heart 

Welcome to Honeymoon Harbor, the brand-new, long-awaited series by beloved New York Times bestselling author JoAnn Ross, where unforgettable characters come face-to-face with the kind of love that grabs your heart and never lets go.

Working as a Las Vegas concierge, Brianna Mannion is an expert at making other people’s wishes come true. It’s satisfying work, but a visit home to scenic Honeymoon Harbor turns into a permanent stay when she’s reminded of everything she’s missing: the idyllic small-town charm; the old Victorian house she’d always coveted; and Seth Harper, her best friend’s widower and the neighborhood boy she once crushed on—hard. After years spent serving others, maybe Brianna’s finally ready to chase dreams of her own.

Since losing his wife, Seth has kept busy running the Harper family’s renovation business and flying way under the social radar. But when Brianna hires him to convert her aging dream home into a romantic B and B, working together presents a heart-stopping temptation Seth never saw coming. With guilt and grief his only companions for so long, he’ll have to step out of the past long enough to recognize the beautiful life Brianna and he could build together.



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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Thursday Book Deals



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Kat's Review: A Tiny Piece of Something Greater

A Tiny Piece of Something Greater by Jude Sierra
Publisher: Interlude Press (May 17, 2018)
Genre: Contemporary Romance -- M/M




Reid Watsford has a lot of secrets and a past he can’t quite escape. While staying at his grandmother’s condo in Key Largo, he signs up for introductory dive classes, where he meets Joaquim Oliveira, a Brazilian dive instructor with wanderlust. Driven by an instant, magnetic pull, what could have been just a hookup quickly deepens. As their relationship evolves, they must learn to navigate the challenges of Reid’s mental illness—on their own and with each other.






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Content Warnings: Contains discussion of mental illness, self-harm, and suicidal thoughts.






Kat's Review:

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Wednesday Book Deals



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Jen's Review: Making Up

Making Up by Lucy Parker
Publisher: Carina Press (May 1, 2018)
Series: London Celebrities, 3
Genre: Contemporary Romance


Author of Act Like It and Pretty Face Lucy Parker returns readers to the West End, where it’s fireworks onstage and off in a sexy enemies-to-lovers showdown. 

Once upon a time, circus artist Trix Lane was the best around. Her spark vanished with her confidence, though, and reclaiming either has proved…difficult. So when the star of The Festival of Masks is nixed and Trix is unexpectedly thrust into the spotlight, it’s exactly the push she needs. But the joy over her sudden elevation in status is cut short by a new hire on the makeup team.

Leo Magasiva: disgraced wizard of special effects. He of the beautiful voice and impressive beard. Complete dickhead and—in an unexpected twist—an enragingly good kisser.

To Leo, something about Trix is…different. Lovely. Beautiful, even though the pint-size, pink-haired former bane of his existence still spends most of her waking hours working to annoy him. They’ve barely been able to spend two minutes together for years, and now he can’t get enough of her. On stage. At home. In his bed.

When it comes to commitment, Trix has been there, done that, never wants to do it again. Leo’s this close to the job of a lifetime, which would take him away from London—and from Trix. Their past is a constant barrier between them.

It seems hopeless.

Utterly impossible.

And yet…



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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Tuesday Book Deals



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