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Review: Lush by Lauren Dane

Review: Lush by Lauren Dane

Title: Lush (Delicious #3) Author: Lauren Dane Publication Date: April 2, 2013 Publisher: Berkley Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance Find It: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N, Book Depository Source: Publisher via NetGalley Mary Whaley has her hands full running a successful catering company and overseeing her supper club. She has everything she ever wanted—or so she thought. When she meets ridiculously hot and very dirty rock star Damien Hurley at her friend’s engagement party, the attraction she feels is overpowering—and she isn’t about to deny herself. Damien is used to a hard and fast life. He and two of his brothers started a band when they were fresh out of high school—then they… Read more »

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Review: Improper Relations by Juliana Ross

Review: Improper Relations by Juliana Ross

Title: Improper Relations (Improper #1) Author: Juliana Ross Publication Date: April 23, 2012 Publisher: Carina PressGenre: Adult Historical Romance/Erotica Short Story Find It: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N Source: Purchased When Hannah’s caught watching her late husband’s cousin debauch the maid in the library, she’s mortified–but also intrigued. An unpaid companion to his aunt, she’s used to being ignored. The black sheep of the family, Leo has nothing but his good looks and noble birth to recommend him. Hannah ought to be appalled at what she’s witnessed, but there’s something about Leo that draws her to him. When Leo claims he can prove that women can feel desire as passionately… Read more »

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Review: Long After by Cheryl McIntyre

Review: Long After by Cheryl McIntyre

Title: Long After (Sometimes Never #3) Author: Cheryl McIntyre Publication Date: October 14, 2013 Publisher: Cheryl McIntyre Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance Find It: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N Source: Purchased For Annie Phillips, there is a right way to do things and everything has a place. College and her flawless GPA are top priority, as is planning her perfect future. Anything less than perfection is unacceptable. So when she meets Loden Guiles, she believes she has finally found her perfect happily-ever-after. Chase Malloy is funny, loyal, and an all around nice guy. He’s also sloppy, tattooed, and undirected. All Chase wants to do is survive college, hang out with… Read more »

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Review: Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher

Review: Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher

Title: Ketchup Clouds Author: Annabel Pitcher Publication Date: November 12, 2013 Publisher: Little Brown for Young Readers Genre: Young Adult Contemporary/Drama Find It: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N, Book Depository Source: Library Dear Mr. S. Harris, Ignore the blob of red in the top left corner. It’s jam, not blood, though I don’t think I need to tell you the difference. It wasn’t your wife’s jam the police found on your shoe. . . . I know what it’s like. Mine wasn’t a woman. Mine was a boy. And I killed him exactly three months ago. Zoe has an unconventional pen pal–Mr. Stuart Harris, a Texas Death Row inmate and… Read more »

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Review: Beautiful Beginning by Christina Lauren

Review: Beautiful Beginning by Christina Lauren

Title: Beautiful Beginning (Beautiful Bastard #3.5) Author: Christina Lauren Publication Date: November 19, 2013 Publisher: Pocket Star Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance Find It: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N, Book Depository Source: Purchased Back when not being able to stand each other also meant not being able to keep their hands off each other in Beautiful Bastard, neither Bennett nor Chloe could have seen this day coming. An exasperated bride who just wants to elope. A determined groom whose only focus is getting to the wedding night. And—of course—a whole lot of name calling. Chloe and Bennett are finally getting married! Their relationship has seen its ups and downs but the two… Read more »

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Review: Accidental Cowgirl by Maggie McGinnis

Review: Accidental Cowgirl by Maggie McGinnis

Title: Accidental Cowgirl Author: Maggie McGinnis Publication Date: October 8, 2013 Publisher: Loveswept Genre: Contemporary Romance Find It: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N Source: Purchased After being betrayed by her con man ex-fiancé, Kyla Bennett nurses a broken heart. But Kyla’s friends have other ideas and when they whisk her off to Whisper Creek, a dude ranch staffed by cowboys so hot they dim the Montana sunset, all Kyla wants to do is hide under a quilt. Then in rides Decker Driscoll. He’s hauling about as much emotional baggage as Kyla, but when he stands close by, both of them want to stay close—and begin to succumb to an… Read more »

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Review: The Professional: Part 2 by Kresley Cole

Review: The Professional: Part 2 by Kresley Cole

Title: The Professional: Part 2 Author: Kresley Cole Publication Date: January 6, 2014 Publisher: Pocket Star Genre: Adult Contemporary Erotic Romance Find It: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N, Kobo Source: Purchased He makes the rules . . . Mafiya enforcer Aleksandr “The Siberian” Sevastyan’s loyalty to his boss is unwavering, until he meets the boss’s long-lost daughter, a curvy, tantalizing redhead who haunts his mind and heats his blood like no other. Ordered to protect her, Sevastyan will do anything to possess her as well—on his own wicked terms. Rules are made to be broken . . . PhD student Natalie Porter had barely recovered from her first sight of the breathtakingly… Read more »

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Review: In Bed With Mr. Wrong by Katee Robert

Review: In Bed With Mr. Wrong by Katee Robert

Title: In Bed With Mr. Wrong Author: Katee Robert Publication Date: January 13, 2014 Publisher: Entangled: Brazen Genre: Contemporary Romance Find It: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N Source: Purchased The blind date from hell is about to get hotter… Brianne Nave is never doing her friends a favor again. When they begged her to go on a blind date, she didn’t expect someone so perfectly gorgeous. She’s a mousy librarian—totally not in this man’s league. And judging by his odd reaction when she opens the door, he knows it, too. Air Force Pararescuer Ryan Flannery avoids his hometown at all costs. He’s not thrilled about the date until he’s shocked… Read more »

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Review: Romancing the Duke by Tessa Dare

Review: Romancing the Duke by Tessa Dare

Title: Romancing the Duke (Castles Ever After #1) Author: Tessa DarePublication Date: January 28, 2014Publisher: AvonGenre: Adult Historical RomanceFind It: Goodreads, Amazon, B&NSource: Publisher via Edelweiss In the first in Tessa Dare’s captivating Castles Ever After series, a mysterious fortress is the setting for an unlikely love . . . As the daughter of a famed author, Isolde Ophelia Goodnight grew up on tales of brave knights and fair maidens. She never doubted romance would be in her future, too. The storybooks offered endless possibilities. And as she grew older, Izzy crossed them off. One by one by one. Ugly duckling turned swan?Abducted by handsome highwayman?Rescued from drudgery by… Read more »

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Review: Hope Flames by Jaci Burton

Review: Hope Flames by Jaci Burton

Title: Hope Flames (Hope #1) Author: Jaci Burton Publication Date: January 7, 2014 Publisher: Penguin Group Genre: Contemporary Romance Find It: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N, Book Depository Source: Purchased Thirty-two and finally setting up her veterinary practice in the town she once called home, Emma Burnett is on her own and loving it. Independent and driven, she’s not letting any man get in the way of her dreams. Not again. That’s fine with Luke McCormack. Divorced and hardly lacking in female company when he needs it, he’s devoted to the only faithful companion in his life–his police dog. Still, there’s something about Emma he can’t shake. When a… Read more »

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