Review – Breaking Gravity by Autumn Grey 

Breaking Gravity by Autumn Grey

EMOTIONALLY ENTHRALLING. 

Two words to describe the experience I’ve had while reading Breaking Gravity by Autumn Grey.  This book, took my breath away, took my heart captive and stole a part of my soul without even trying. All of it, from beginning to end was just FLAWLESS. 

This student/teacher romance was EVERYTHING it needed to be and yet so much more.. Breaking Gravity started off slow, building intensity with passion fuelled dislike and two broken, battered souls. Gradually as things became more between our two beautifully broken characters so did the power and rawness in words that captivated and consumed. Conquering my whole being. 

I was hypnotized. Completely and utterly addicted to the way Autumn made me feel. I LOST MY MIND over the way everything came together. The butterflies in my stomach couldn’t control their wings and my heart wouldn’t slow down. Everything drew me in, everything worked. The mesh of emotions that plagued me while reading we’re so freaking intense. I felt the scorching heat and love between our characters, I felt the guilt and damaged parts of them, I felt their happiness and sadness, their joy and pain. I felt it ALL. Autumn Grey has penned an absolute masterpiece with Breaking Gravity. 

Breaking Gravity left me spellbound. Lost in a sea of breathtaking feels. This epic journey of two lost, broken souls finding love, closure and happiness has stolen a part of me that I’ll happily never give back!

I’ve always followed my dreams with ruthless determination.

My life was going well. Success was at my fingertips.

Until it wasn’t.

All it took was three seconds to send my world crashing down around me, 

ripping my dreams to shreds.

Then I meet her, with her large hazel eyes that slay me at first glance.

And everything starts to make sense again.

I try to keep my distance.

To remind myself I am her mentor.

That we can’t be more, 

but every time I push away, I’m pulled deeper into her.

The line between student and teacher is blurring. 

One kiss. 

One taste. 

They’re all it would take to cross the line.

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Review – Wounded by Abby Brooks

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AHHHHH! I’ve just completed Wounded by Abby Brooks. I’m a little lost for words actually. I’ve only met a few of Abby’s books but this one BLEW ME AWAY! My heart and soul are Wounded in the best possible way. I was not expecting to feel the amount of emotions I did.

From the initial hate/enemy feel to the inevitable falling in love I was RIGHT THERE! Abby’s words infiltrated me and pulled me right in so I was experiencing every single thing that the characters were. My heart cracked and then broke during devastating scenes that were written with such intensity.

My heart was rebuilt through beautiful, passionate scenes that also made my tummy flip and flop.

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Liam and Bailey were so well written. As total opposites these two should not have worked but Abby managed to pull them together and she did it spectacularly. Both characters were so flawed, yet so beautiful, each fighting personal demons and trying to handle each others. Even when everything implodes and things are pulled to within the thinnest degree their love is UNDENIABLE. It burrows deep into your skin and flares hope and happiness that is then delivered just brilliantly.

Wounded, from start to finish is a breathtaking read that worms it’s way into your heart, grips tight and does not let go! 5 STUNNING stars!

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For every wound, there is a scar.

Raised on fame and fortune, Liam McGuire is a spoiled man-child. His handsome face blinds the world, but I see through it to what he is inside.

Ugly.

When his tour bus rolls off the road, Liam’s rushed to the hospital where I work. A jagged scar runs the length of his face, ruining his good looks and jeopardizing his career. As his nurse, I’m around him more than I’d like, but the more I get to know him, the more I realize the world wasn’t blind to him.

I was.

Liam McGuire feels deeply and loves wildly, throwing himself into everything he does with more passion than I ever dreamed possible. With that intensity aimed at me, the scars slashed across my own heart start to heal. He is fire and I’ve been cold my whole life.

Am I ready to thaw? Or is life better—safer—when I’m cold and numb?

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Review – Say I’m Yours by Corinne Michaels

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Say I’m Yours by Corinne Michaels

My rating: 6 of 5 stars

Sometimes you read a book that is so beautiful that you’re left in a haze, floating in the air where life is more precious from above. I finished Say I’m Yours by Corinne Michaels days ago but it feels as if I’m still stuck in this story. Say I’m Yours rendered me in a dreamy daze—a story stupor—where I’m in Bell Buckle, Tennessee, drifting, going through the motions while my emotions are still entangled around these beautiful words. Passionately poignant and breathtakingly beautiful, Say I’m Yours hits the heart hard and slays the soul. Oh was my SOUL SLAYED!!!

Have you ever read a story that stole your soul and broke your heart on the very first page?
One page and…
Say I’m Yours hijacked my heart…breaking it…BREAKING ME.
One page and…
Say I’m Yours consumed me, claiming every part of me, commanding every feel.
One page and…
I was ALL IN…body…heart…soul…everything.
One page and…
I sank so fast where I was drowning in these words that crashed into me like big waves.
One page and…
I was screaming, “MINE!”

I knew the oldest Hennington brother’s story would break me and that it did. Trent was the Hennington that hijacked my heart the most, the one who may never leave me. Gracie has given 20 years of her life—along with her whole heart—to a man who won’t give all of his heart to her. Trent has always considered Gracie the only woman for him, but has let his fears come first, treating Gracie more like silver when she is nothing but pure gold. 

“If you ever loved me, even a little bit, you’ll let me go.”

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Beautiful Gracie with her dark hair, blue eyes, and huge heart loves her childhood sweetheart, Trent Hennington, but she is done waiting for him to make her wholeheartedly his. I loved this gal, so sweet and strong!


“You forgot the part about where I want to be someone’s world.”

“You forgot the part where you already are.”

I held on, trying to stay strong, but tears trickled down my face, raindrops of sorrow and salvation.

Say I’m Yours has ALL of the ANGST!!! The PASSION POUNDED into me! My soul spun and my heart melted, a mix of sorrow and swoon, where I FELT ALL THE FEELS. These words shot sparks to my soul. These words made my heart beat out of its chest. These words WERE EVERYTHING!!! Say I’m Yours WAS EVERYTHING…MY EVERYTHING!

Oh Trent! Gorgeous blond-haired, blue-eyed, tall, muscular, and all-alpha Trent, I knew this man would be the most complex and broken brother, the one with a huge heart hidden under years of fears and layers of pain. I LOVED this sweet but stubborn man!

The passion penetrated between Gracie and Trent, as their love was raw. I FELT THEIR IMPENETRABLE CONNECTION, so caring and combustible. I LOVED Trent and Gracie together, and LOVED their story soooo hard! This couple felt REAL with their situation and happenings RELATABLE, as if their story could really happen, and that made Say I’m Yours even more special. This childhood love, the kind from soulmates, the one you root for to last forever had me rooting for this couple to last a lifetime. If only Trent would see the light through the dark, the light that is Gracie, his shining star who has guided him for a lifetime.

“It’s only ever been you.”

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Trent TOOK MY TEARS!!! I felt his heartbreak, emphasized with his struggles, and knew this man was everything GREAT!!! I SWOONED HARD as these soul-wielding words clamped down on my heart, squeezing so many emotions out as I fell even more deeply in love with this story and this beautiful couple. Emotional ecstasy. Say I’m Yours was EMOTIONAL ECSTASY!!! I breathed every bit of Say I’m Yours in, some breaths bated, wanting it to last forever.

I gave my heart to Say I’m Yours, my whole heart, where it still remains long after I turned the last page. I gave my soul to this story—as if I had a choice—for it to be sucked in like a song, dragging me in, pulling me under, like a big wave. This soul-searing story struck me like a storm, fast and furiously, where I could only succumb to the words that were my world. Words…mere WORDS…rendered me so full of FEELS where I still felt and am feeling everything long after the story has stopped.

Say I’m Yours SLAYED MY SOUL. Say I’m Yours HIJACKED MY HEART. Say I’m Yours had my heart in its hands, shaking it, willing it to shatter, and shatter it did in spades. Say I’m Yours BROKE ME. Say I’m Yours BLEW ME AWAY!!! Say I’m Yours became MINE.

Say I’m Yours is not simply a broken and beautiful romance; it’s a story about LIFE AND LIVING. It’s about taking that LEAP OF FAITH…LIVING FOR THE MOMENT…LIVING LIFE NOW. EVERY WORD MATTERS that Corinne Michaels pens to life, so beautiful and brilliant. This author writes with all of her heart and steals readers’ hearts along the way. Say I’m Yours stole every piece of me in a story that is a top 2017 read and story I’ll fondly remember for life. Penned like paint to a canvas, so vivid and valuable, Say I’m Yours is one of those books that THAT SLAY YOUR SOUL AND OWN YOU FOR LIFE.

This love story is MAGNETIC, so MAGICAL that you can’t help but MELT, falling in love with every word in Say I’m Yours. My heart is still reeling and racing. These characters won’t stop dancing in my head. This tale took my tears, still imprinted in my eyes. This story stamped itself all over my soul, slaying every ounce. Say I’m Yours took everything out of me because this heartfelt story was MY EVERYTHING! My soul is still soaring high, as Say I’m Yours made itself MINE, claiming me from the first page in a heartfelt romance that will OWN ME for life. ❤️

★★★★★★ ‘I’m Yours’ Stars

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From New York Times Bestseller, Corinne Michaels, comes a new second chance standalone romance.

I spent twenty years waiting for Trent Hennington to open his eyes and see me. But it was all for nothing. He chose to keep himself guarded and let me walk away, proving that my time and efforts were wasted.

I’m done being invisible.
It’s time to move on.

A single dance sets my new reality into motion, and I welcome it. After all, Cooper Townsend is perfect. He’s kind, sexy, and attentive—everything a girl could want.

I thought I got it right this time.
That my heart could mend, and I would be happy.
Apparently, some things really are just too hard to walk away from.

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Both her maternal and paternal grandmothers were librarians, which only intensified her love of reading. After years of writing short stories, she couldn’t ignore the call to finish her debut novel, Beloved. Her alpha heroes are broken, beautiful, and will steal your heart.

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Review – Endurance by Amy Daws

Endurance by Amy Daws

Endurance by Amy Daws, is another great instalment in her series of sporty standalones that have the HOTTEST covers!! 

When I started Endurance, I wasn’t sure I was going to like it, I liked the hero but really couldn’t connect to the heroine at all. And as a Brit myself,  I thought some of the British references were slightly over the top and as a whole just wasn’t feeling it. I kept reading and at 40% I began to get those delicious tummy flutters. Everything seemed to flip for me at this point and draw me deeper into the story. 

From this point I began to connect to the characters and really, really enjoy where Amy took them. You could say I fell in love right alongside them. Their connection sizzled through me, the angsty pull of their love/hate feelings pushed and pulled at me. I ended up feeling at home in this story. 
I went the distance with Endurance and I’m so glad I did! 

4 “I LOVE your crazy” stars.

Tanner Harris has been busy shagging his way through the ladies of east London, but getting caught by the paparazzi buck-naked with his trouser snake in his hands means he’s sowed his last wild oat. 

Dr. Belle Ryan once thought Tanner Harris was the perfect kind of bearded bad boy she needed to relieve a bit of stress after her intense job as a surgical fellow, but an icy cold rejection from London’s sluttiest footballer puts the two at each other’s throats. 

Fate and a favour conspire to put Tanner and Belle back in each other’s paths and they’re forced to do a lot more than get along to save face and their careers. 

Rage turns to passion and tempers run sizzling hot when they realise they aren’t just falling for each other—they’re jumping head first. And neither have the endurance to keep their hands to themselves. 

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Review – Switch by Adriana Locke

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It seems that this series only gets better and better with every Landry brother that we meet! This series is very surely becoming one of my all time favorites. What’s not to love? Let’s look at this amazingly swoonworthy family. Barrett is the suave, smooth politican. Lincoln is the incredibly romantic athlete who is not only divine to stare at but is hilarious as well. Ford is the decorated solider with some very deep hurts. We’ll learn more about him soon. And then, there’s Graham.

Graham Landry… the walking talking sex on a stick. The genius CEO with the body of a Greek god, the charm and drawl of a Southern gentleman and an absolute dedication to his family that this reader could not help but admire. He’s the Landry family compass. He takes care of all their finances, tries to give sound advice and be the good son. But under all that bravado is a man who wants to trust and give himself over to someone he can love. He’s seen what his brothers Barrett and Lincoln have with their girlfriends. No matter how much he fights it, he wants that same loving relationship. He never ever expected Mallory Sims to turn his whole world upside down!

I so loved Mallory in every way! She fiery, sassy and sensual. She’s a mess and is prone to clumsiness. After heartbreak, she simply wants to find out who she is. Her hope is this new job with Landry Holdings will give her the boost she needs to start again. Even if she is a bit indecisive about what she wants to do with her life, she’s smart and more of an asset to Graham than he ever thought she could be – in the business and with his family. She brings disorder and chaos to Graham’s neat and tidy, always planned world. She brings light, fun and passion to his life. She keeps Graham constantly on his toes and at his wit’s end. She’s perfectly imperfect for this straight laced workaholic.

I loved Graham’s story. There’s so many layers to this Landry brother, so many reasons why he is such a control freak. His love for his family is boundless and his determination to see them happy comes at the expense of his own happiness. Only someone like Mallory could bring a man like Graham to his knees. From the moment, he laid eyes on her the chemistry between them is off the charts and undeniable. His evolution from Sway to Swing to Switch is astounding! Graham goes from untouchable to incredible, from stuffy boss to sexy alpha. What an evolution!

Adriana Locke continues to amaze me with this series from Savannah. Every book feels more and more like home. The romance lightens the soul and sexy burns the pages. The family connections, the unshakable bond between these brothers and their laugh out loud antics only make their stories richer. I cannot wait for Ford Landry!

FANTASTIC, ADDY!

5 He’s One Sexy CEO Stars!

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Mallory Sims is late for her first day of work.

After spilling her tea, she discovers she has no gas in her car. Add that her arm keeps sticking to her dress from syrup left on the console of her car, flustered feels like an understatement.

Then she sees her new boss.

Graham Landry is the epitome of NSFW in his custom-fit suit, black-rimmed glasses, and a look so stern her libido doesn’t stand a chance. Being flustered is just the start of her problems.

Her punctuality is only the start of his. With a pink slip in hand, he’s been waiting on his new secretary to show up only to let her go. Then she rushes in with her doe eyes and rambling excuses, smelling like bacon and lavender. The termination paper falls to the side as she falls in his arms.

This is a disaster in the making. Not because of his pinpoint exactness or her free spirit, but because when they’re together, the sparks that fly threaten to burn the whole place down.

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Her skin is pale and creamy, a soft framework for the deep chestnut hair cascading across her shoulders. A dress the color of moss in the summer showcases toned arms and a long, lean line from her shoulders to her calves. A thin rope belt cinches her trim waist, one that I can imagine digging my fingers into.

I clear my throat. “Can I help you?”

With something besides getting out of that dress?

“I think you probably can,” she breathes, then blushes a pretty shade of pink. “I’m sorry, I didn’t mean it like that. What I mean is …”

She’s flustered. It’s adorable and sexy at the same time. I should say something, interject, help her out, but I don’t. I like this entirely too much.

“I’ll stop talking now.” She flashes me a pretty smile, one that catches my attention in ways it shouldn’t at eight-sixteen a.m. Taking a step towards me, the toe of her shoe catches on the water bottle she didn’t pick up and she comes barreling my way.

Before I know what’s happening, I reach out and catch her under a spray of loose leaf paper.

“Omph!” she heaves as she lands in my arms and I’m surrounded by a sweet, earthy scent.

I should let her go. I should back away, direct her to the front desk to get directions to wherever she’s going, and retreat to my office. Regardless of how sexy her breasts feel pressed against me or the way her ass pops as my fingers lace together at the dip at the bottom of her spine, I have things to do today. Important things. Lots of them. Even if I can’t pinpoint one at the moment.

Large, nearly golden-colored eyes peer up at me. They’re crystal clear, almost like I can see all the way to the depths of her soul. They’re incredible tones of the purest gold and I can’t look away.

The feel of her body against mine sparks something inside me—a carnal, visceral reaction that’s led by feeling rather than intellect. “Are you okay?” I ask, trying desperately to use the brainpower I’m known for in most circles and not the cock I’m known for in others.

“I think so.” She pulls her gaze away from mine. A connection is actually snapped between us and I’m almost certain she feels it too because her features fall. “I’m just running late …”

Hell. Fucking. No.

I’m afraid to ask the next question. If the answer is what I think it is, I’m going to kill my little sister.

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Review – Going Down Hard by Carly Phillips

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Derek West may just be my favorite Billionaire Bad Boy!

He came from the most humble of beginnings. The son of servants for the wealthy Storm family. But he always wanted more and vowed to do whatever it took to be a success. He always had an eye for Cassie Storm. She was different, warmer than the rest of the Storms. Or so he thought. One conversation proved to Derek that she was no different than the rest of her family, looking down on the help. The conversation left him angry but determined. One thing for sure – he would prove them all wrong.

And prove them wrong he does! He’s sexy, a little bit of a know it all. He’s delicious and he knows that he’s got the looks that kill. He can have anyone he wants. But more importantly, he’s brilliant. Driven to give his family the very best of everything. I was drawn to him immediately. I couldn’t help but root for him from page one.

Cassie Storm was nothing like her father and certainly not all like her mother. But she knew her place and she had to follow along to get along in her father’s world. Still Cassie wants more than to be some pretty face. Her grandfather’s publishing company is her ticket to proving to her father that once and for all she’s just as good as her brother… that she’s worthy and can make the company thrive again. Cassie knows how to make that happen – interview the hottest self made billionaire in the tech business. That happens to be someone she has a rather unpleasant past with… Derek West.

Despite being hurt and disappointed in Cassie, Derek agrees to talk to Cassie. Together they learn alot about each other and the assumptions that they have made about each other. Maybe he was wrong to believe that Cassie is just like her privileged and entitled family. Maybe she should have stood up to her family a very long time ago. The chemistry between is undeniable. That has never gone away. Can these two find a way to make their back to each and give love a second chance?

I loved this story! It was everything that I’ve come to expect from another amazing Carly Phillips story – amazing passion, sweet and senual romance…. strong sexy I’m-not-stopping-until-I-get-the girl alphas, fiercely independent leading ladies that we grow to adore and secondary characters that make us take a second and third look. If Carly had ended the series with Derek with the readers knowing that he, Kaden and Lucas had found their happily ever after this series would be complete and totally satisfying. Alas, that’s not Carly’s style. She gave another glimpse at a couple whose story is waiting to be told … and I cannot wait to see what Carly has up her sleeves!

FANTASTIC!

5 Second Chance Stars!

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Billionaire Bad Boys: Rich, Powerful and sexy as hell.

Derek West rose from poverty to take the tech world by storm. He’s sexy, confident and gets any woman he wants. And who he wants is Cassie Storm, the rich girl he’s never been good enough for.

She’s desperate to save her family’s company and there’s only one man who can help. But Derek isn’t interested in helping. He wants to possess both the company and the woman he’s never been able to forget.

His plan? To seduce her out of his head. Except once he’s had a taste of Cassie, he doesn’t want to let her go. Her family remembers where he came from, and they won’t allow it. When the truth about their pasts comes to light, though, it may be Cassie who’s going down hard.

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Carly Phillips is the N.Y. Times and USA Today Bestselling Author of over 50 sexy contemporary romance novels, including the Indie published, Dare to Love Series. She is happily married to her college sweetheart, the mother of two nearly adult daughters and three crazy dogs. Carly loves social media and is always around to interact with her readers.

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Review- Paint The Stars by Christina Lee and Nyrae Dawn


My rating is 5 out of 5 stars
I absolutely loved this book and will hold it near and dear to my heart. Watching Ezra come out of his shell was absolutely breathtaking. Christina and Nyrae always give us the most beautiful stories and this was no exception. It was totally swoonworthy and worth every second spent reading it 


We’ve met Ezra in previous books and he is so closed off and unsociable. When he meets Dae, his life takes a turn that makes his very uncomfortable while at the same time curious. He gets lost in his painting and weed. That’s pretty much the extent of his life. He was burned so badly in the past that he is so closed off about any new relationships.


Dae is a free-spirited yoga instructor who loves to meditate. He is the complete opposite of Ezra. He will slowly get Ezra to open up and consume his every thought.


Slowly these two will develop something undeniable. They will weave their way into each other’s hearts and souls. Sure enough, the past comes back to haunt them and puts their relationship in jeopardy.


Take this beautiful journey with two souls that unite in the most beautiful way. Christina and Nyrae never disappoint. This is definitely a one click.



Ezra Greene has made a pretty decent life for himself. He has a nice apartment and spends his days doing the one thing he’s always loved—creating art. Despite being somewhat of a grumpy recluse, he’s even made a few loyal friends. When he takes a side job painting a mural at a local holistic center, he can’t help being curious about a certain friendly and self-assured yoga instructor, even if he doesn’t buy into any of that Zen crap. His holier-than-thou family already tried fitting him inside a box, and he swore he’d never be molded into anybody’s belief system again. 
For Daevonte Randall, adulthood has worked out pretty well. He’s close to his parents and lives with an awesome roommate. He’s content with weekend hookups, teaching yoga, and taking college courses. What he doesn’t expect is to be so intrigued by the brooding and reserved painter he’s been tasked to stay after hours with at the center. Something fascinates him about Ezra, even after Daevonte’s attempts at flirting gets him friend-zoned on the spot. 
As weeks pass, Ezra and Dae get to know each other, and soon their friendship catches fire. But Ezra’s been burned pretty badly before so trust and intimacy has to be earned. Daevonte feels up to the task, but it proves difficult as Ezra continues to keep his emotions in check. Dae’s only willing to wait so long, and when they’re dealt a surprising blow, Ezra needs to decide if love is worth the risk, that is…if it’s not too late. 

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What do you usually do to relax?” I ask him. 

“Besides paint?” I nod and he continues, “You really want to know?”

“Nope.” I wink at him and he rolls his eyes. 

“Smoke weed.”

“Whew.” I tease him. “I thought it was going to be something bad by the way you were acting. Go get it. Let’s light that shit up.” I’ve never been a huge fan of weed. Not that I dislike it, because it can be fun, but it makes me giggle for a little while and pass out. I typically don’t want to just randomly pass out. 

“Okay.” He pushes off the counter, sets his coffee down, and disappears down the hallway. There’s some rustling in the other room. A moment later he’s back with a small loaded pipe in his hand. “You can have green,” he says, offering me the first hit. 

Our fingers brush when I take the pipe from his hand. He hesitates for a second, then nods at me as though he wants me to go ahead and put the pipe to my lips. I do. Instead of handing me the lighter, Ezra flicks the flame to life and then holds it over the weed. It crackles and pops and burns as I inhale, the smoke stinging my lungs and my throat. He pulls back, and I set the pipe down, and his eyes are burning me the same way the flame just did with the pot. My stomach flips, and he keeps looking, and holy fuck that was hot for some reason.  

He takes the pipe back, still watching. He puts it to his lips, still watching. He takes a hit, still watching. There’s something about the way Ezra looks at you. It’s as though he can see something in you no one else can. Like he looks deeper because it’s easier to look inside of someone else than to look inside himself. It makes me feel like he’s seeing things I didn’t know were there. Like he’s asking questions he can’t find the words to ask and like he’s trying to make sense of all of it himself. 

“Here,” he says before he hands the pipe back. I put it to my lips, and we continue on that way, him lighting for me and me passing the pipe back to him until the bowl is dusted. His eyes only briefly dart away from me from time to time, otherwise their searing stare is locked with mine. It’s the most intensely he’s looked at me since I met him.

“Wow,” I tell him. “I almost feel like I need a cigarette even though I don’t smoke them. I don’t know how all this works for you, but on my end, that was kind of hot.”

A laugh bursts out of Ezra’s mouth— it’s infectious and happy, and I realize it might be the most honest one I’ve ever heard from him. It makes me decide right then and there to do whatever it takes to make it happen again and again until it becomes a habit for him. That’s what friends are for, right?


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Nyrae Dawn
Nyrae Dawn can almost always be found with a book in her hand or an open document on her laptop. She couldn’t live without books—reading or writing them. Oh, and chocolate. She’s slightly addicted.
She gravitates toward character-driven stories. Whether reading or writing, she loves emotional journeys. It’s icing on the cake when she really feels something, but is able to laugh too. She’s a proud romantic, who has a soft spot for flawed characters, who make mistakes, but also have big hearts.
Whether she’s writing young adult, new adult, or adult you can always count on a healthy dose of romance from her books. She likes to tackle tough subjects, and believes everyone needs to see themselves in the stories they read. 
Nyrae is living her very own happily ever after in California with her gorgeous husband (who still makes her swoon) and her two incredibly awesome kids.
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Christina Lee:
Once upon a time, I lived in New York City and was a wardrobe stylist. I spent my days shopping for photo shoots, getting into cabs, eating amazing food, and drinking coffee at my favorite hangouts. 
Now I live in the Midwest with my husband and son—my two favorite guys. I’ve been a clinical social worker and a special education teacher. But it wasn’t until I wrote a weekly column for the local newspaper that I realized I could turn the fairytales inside my head into the reality of writing fiction. 
I write Adult, New Adult, and M/M Contemporary Romance. I’m addicted to lip gloss and salted caramel everything. I believes in true love and kissing, so writing romance novels has become a dream job. 
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Review- Must Fit The List by Becca Taylor

My rating is 6 out of 5 stars

Let me start by saying I LOVED THIS BOOK SO MUCH!! It was absolutely hilarious. I was reading it at work and was laughing so hard that tears were coming. Everyone was looking at me like I was crazy, but I could care less. I absolutely could not put it down. The second half is where it gets more serious and seriously sexy!

Cass has had her fair share of the worst dates possible. One guy after the other has something so completely and utterly  wrong with him. It could be disgusting or just plain weird, but these guys were duds. So, she starts a journal of everything she needs in a man. Then one day, that perfect man comes along and EVERYTHING changes.

I don’t want to tell you the male characters name because I don’t want to give any clues as to the mystery man is, but rest assured, he is PERFECT. I fell in love with him from the start. He is the ultimate alpha male that is sexy as sin and knows his way around a woman. 

These two characters hit it off so perfectly. The sexual chemistry was sinfully delicious. This book was just all.around perfect. I’m honored to have been able to review this and will now have this author a one click with no questions asked.

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Must Fit the List 

by Allie Able and Becca Taylor 

Free on KU, 99 cents in February 
Have you ever wished you could create the world’s perfect man? A man to fulfill your every fantasy? A man who could walk off the pages of your favorite novel? Yeah. Well, so have I. 
After ten plus years of looking, I’ve had enough. My dating history is a joke, and I need to start from scratch. I’ve decided to design the man who will rock my world—on paper, anyway. I don’t know if he exists, but if he’s out there, I am determined to find him. If he doesn’t fit my list, he’s out. That’s the only catch. I’m not going to settle for anything less than perfect. 
Grab a glass of wine, some chocolate, and maybe even some chips, ladies, because we’re taking a trip down memory lane … Cass style.

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Review-Come Closer by Brenda Rothert


My rating is 5 out of 5 stars


This book was unlike anything I’ve read by Brenda yet, and it was is so very good. I would call this a thriller/suspense romance. I’m not giving any book details per Brenda’s request so I will just tell you that if you want a book that keeps you on your toes and is also a forbidden romance, thisn is definitely a 5 star read



Sometimes appearances deceive. Take me, for instance. I look like a respectable doctor with his shit together, but the rural Montana mental hospital I work at is actually a sanctuary from my demons. At just thirty-five years old, I’ve already failed on an epic scale. Treating patients at Hawthorne Hill is part of my atonement.
I’ve found peace when a new patient turns me inside out. Allison Cole is a beautiful, haunted survivor who fell into silence after witnessing a murder. But even without words, I’m drawn to her. The closer we get, the more I’m tempted to cross my professional boundaries and give in to my desire. 
Soon I find myself in a desperate race to put the pieces of Allison’s silence together. Her life becomes inextricably entwined with mine as I fight to save the second chance I never thought I’d have. I’ll break whatever rules I have to in order to protect this woman who’s been to hell and back. For her, I’ll do harm.

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Review – Never & Again by Alissa York

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Alissa York has written an absolutely amazing second chance love story with that little touch of taboo that makes Lydia and Jacob’s story even sexier!

She met him when she was a high school senior and he was a student teacher. They were drawn to each other but never acted on their feelings. They knew it was wrong… that it would only lead to heartache and loss. But a literal run in the day of graduation would change the course of Lydia and Jacob’s lives forever. Their relationship began that day – burning hot, even though they agreed to one rule. It’s only sex, no feelings would be involved.

They both knew that it was a lie… that is was STILL a lie.

The years pass and Lydia and Jacob find themselves together again – another literal run in. But this time… this meeting comes with revelations that shake Jacob to his very foundation. After losing his mother, his home and discovering that his wife was a cheater could Jacob finally have all that he’s ever wanted and have it with Lydia? He’s never stopped loving her and he can feel in his heart that she’s never stopped loving him either. Decision made. Never again would he be without her. There may be obstacles in the way but he’s not going to stop until he has her in his life, his home and his bed. Lydia knows that nothing good can come of this. She knows that as soon as she gives Jacob everything he’s going to leave her again. With so much more at stake, how can she trust him? How can she risk another broken heart?

This was a fantastic read that I couldn’t put down once I started. The story was beautifully written, the pace was just perfect. Lydia and Jacob’s steamy scenes kept me turning the pages and fanning my face, while the twists and turns on their road to happily ever happily made me scream at my kindle. Alissa’s talent is growing, and it shows in Never & Again. I am excited to see what she has coming next with the Broadway series! I highly recommend this up and coming author.

Brilliantly and fantastically done, Alissa!

5 Amazing Stars!

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Lydia Reed is a busy woman. Raising a pre-teen as a single mom is no easy task, but there really wasn’t another option.

Jacob Teller’s life has not turned out as planned. Losing his mother, his apartment, and discovering his wife has been unfaithful sends him back to his home town.

A chance run-in brings Lydia’s world crashing down while bringing Jacob the hope of a family he never realized he was missing.

But life and emotions are never simple and are always messy. Obstacle after obstacle threatens to tear them apart while Jacob fights for his family and Lydia battles her heart and mind as they engage in a vicious game of tug-of-war.

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I’m a mother, wife, lifelong lover of books, and dog groomer in East Tennessee. When I’m not working or chasing five boys around, I’m camped out at my desk reading, writing, or binge watching netflix with a dog or two at my feet.

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