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Everyone makes mistakes, especially in college. But when you’re the daughter of the President of the United States, any little slip up is a huge embarrassment. Maddie McGuire’s latest error in judgment lands her in police custody, giving the press a field day. Agreeing to do community service as penance and to restore her tattered reputation, Maddie never dreams incredibly good looking but extremely annoying vice president’s son, Jake Simmon, will be along for the ride.

Recently returning from Afghanistan with a life-altering injury, Jake is wrestling with his own demons. He doesn’t have the time or patience to deal with the likes of Maddie. They’re like oil and water and every time they’re together, it’s combustible. But there’s a thin line between love and hate, and it’s not long before their fiery arguments give way to infinitely sexier encounters.

When Jake receives devastating news about the last remaining member of his unit, the darkness he’s resisted for so long begins to overwhelm him. Scared to let anyone close, he pushes Maddie away. But she isn’t about to give up on Jake that easily. Maddie’s fallen for him, and she’ll do anything to keep him from the edge as they both discover that love is a battlefield and there are some fights you just can’t lose.

 

 

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Nichole Chase is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Suddenly Royal and Recklessly Royal. She lives in Georgia with her husband, toddler, superhero dog, Sulcata tortoise, and two cats. When not devouring novels by the dozens, you can find her writing, painting, crafting, or chasing her daughter around the house while making monster noises.

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Title: Finding Me (Second Chances, #2.5)

Author: Stephanie Rose

Genre: New Adult

Release Date: May 22, 2016

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I’ve always been lost . . .

Abandoned by a father who didn’t want me. Cherished by a stepfather, though I wasn’t his. Shattered by a boy who swore he loved me.

But I belonged nowhere, to no one.

Then I met Owen, the sweet-talking hockey player who made me love him. He gave me the courage to trust in someone besides myself. He showed me a love I longed for.

When an unwanted ghost comes knocking on my door, my heartbreaking history threatens to repeat itself. But where do I turn if I lose everyone? And how do I find where I belong, when I’m still Finding Me?

Finding Me is a spinoff from the Second Chances series and can be read as a standalone.

 

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I couldn’t quite make eye contact with Ethan since the last time I came back to the apartment with Owen before Thanksgiving break. We caught Ethan naked in the hallway—on a date and thinking they had the place to themselves for a night. I was no prude, but seeing junk not belonging to my boyfriend turned me three shades of red. I hadn’t even seen Owen’s, but I . . . felt it . . . a lot. On my leg, against my stomach, sometimes rubbing my back if he was holding me from behind. Why I was so bashful I couldn’t say, especially since I didn’t have a cherry to pop. But it was only one guy and only one time, shortly before he shredded my heart and then stomped all over it. Even though I couldn’t make my virginity grow back, I wasn’t quite ready to go there again. However, not being ready for sex had absolutely nothing to do with wanting it. Our time together always ended with a scorching kiss and groping against the nearest wall. Owen’s Southern gentility was probably wearing thin these past few weeks.

“Owen? The movie starts in a half hour!” I called as I strolled down the hallway.

“Hey, City. Give me a minute, practice ran late.” Owen had just stepped out of the shower and was dripping freaking wet. The V on his hips disappeared into a towel cinched around his tapered waist. Water traveled from the stray tangled locks at his neck and trickled down over his ripped chest and his abs before disappearing into the bunched up material at his waist. I licked my parched lips and tried to remember how to speak. How many damn abs did he have? Six? Eight? I was gaping at a wet, half naked Owen while the corner of the bastard’s mouth turned up in a smirk. I didn’t have the faculties to scowl back. My tongue didn’t want to work unless it was tracing the water trails across Owen’s body. 

“Keep looking at me like that, baby. We won’t be going anywhere tonight.”

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~ 4.5 “Sky Full of Stars” Stars ~

I absolutely love Stephanie Rose’s books. I have read every one of them and I will continue to read anything she writes.

Her stories always have that feel good feeling and leave me with a HUGE smile on my face in the end. She doesn’t create stories that are overloaded with excess drama, which I love. Her stories do tend to lean towards the insta-love kind, but they work. I think it has to do with the fact that she keeps the story moving and the timeline moves along, so you don’t feel like everything happens in a day or two. (I hope that makes sense)

I was looking so forward to reading Finding Me. This is part of her Second Chances series, but can be read as a standalone. I would recommend reading Always You (Book 1) first just so you can get the feeling of the characters in this book. Finding Me is the story about Bella (Sam and Lucas’s daughter from book 1) I fell in love with Bella as the five year old little girl we were introduced to and I still feel the same way after we see her as an 18 year old college student.

We learn a lot about Bella and her feelings in this book. She was a broken girl who had some trust and abandonment issues. Her biological father Marc left when she was 5 years old and hasn’t had any contact with her since. Then her high school boyfriend cheats on her and does it publicly, making her senior year at school awful. So Bella has decided to move away to college to start fresh where no one knows her background. This is where she meet her saving grace….Owen 🙂 Owen was a fantastic Hero in this story. He made me swoon almost every time he talked.

I thought Finding Me was a really sweet love story. The storyline was engaging and held my attention all the way through. I felt that this story was very well written. I really liked that there wasn’t an over abundance of drama. Don’t get me wrong there was some drama, but it was usually short lived and not dragged out throughout the whole book.

I will say that there was one part of this story that I really didn’t like…it was a bit to cliche for me and something that was very predictable for this genre of book. I truly felt that part could’ve been left out and this book would’ve been just as good or even better in my mind. Plus I didn’t feel this part of the story was ever really finished. I wanted to know what happened with Amber and Richie. We did get some closure with Richie but not what I was hoping for. Maybe there was more to that storyline in my own head and that’s why it felt unfinished to me. I still really enjoyed this story, but this is why I didn’t give it 5 stars.

What I loved the most about this book was the message Stephanie was trying to get across.

“ Sometimes our parents aren’t the ones we’re assigned, sometimes God gives them to us in other ways. Biology doesn’t make a father, love does.”….Stephanie Rose

You’ll understand more of why I loved that quote from Stephanie after you read this book.

I LOVED that we got to see more of Lucas and Sam and got to know Joey as well. I’m actually hoping after reading the epilogue, that we might get a book for Joey as well. I think his story would be fun. I want to see if he turns out like his dad Lucas.

I would recommend this book to everyone, especially those who love a great college love story.

 

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Stephanie Rose was born and raised in the Bronx, New York and still lives there with her superhero-obsessed husband and son.

She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business and a day job in marketing, but she always has a story in her head. Her books are full of swoon-worthy men and feisty heroines.

This lifelong New Yorker lives for Starbucks, book boyfriends, and 80s rock. Her voice is often mistaken for a Mob Wives trailer.

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I knew from the first time I saw Marc Kirby that I was screwed.

Big eyes, scruffy face, brown curls yes, yes, and yes. The man is wicked hot.

Hes also my roommate, and since I work nights and hes at class all day its like living alone at half the rent.

Then an unexpected night off turns into an unexpected morning in Marcs bed and an even more unexpected realization that both of us are terrible in the sack.

This is not great news for Marc whos going on a bangcationat the end of the summer a whole month in France that hes planned to spend getting busy with the women of Paris.

Its also not great news for me for obvious reasons.

With both of us needing work on our skills, theres only one logical solution to our predicament.

Told you I was screwed.

 

 

 

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With over 1 million books sold, Laurelin Paige is the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestselling Author of the Fixed Trilogy. She’s a sucker for a good romance and gets giddy anytime there’s kissing, much to the embarrassment of her three daughters. Her husband doesn’t seem to complain, however. When she isn’t reading or writing sexy stories, she’s probably singing, watching Game of Thrones and the Walking Dead, or dreaming of Michael Fassbender. She’s also a proud member of Mensa International though she doesn’t do anything with the organization except use it as material for her bio.

Kayti McGee is a Kansas City native who now calls Colorado home. When she isnt writing, shes making up recipes to go with her favorite books.

 

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Beautifully Decadent by L.A. Fiore

Series: Beautifully Damaged #3

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Cover Artist: Indie Solutions by Murphy Rae

Release: June 28, 2016

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BeautifullyDecadent_Amazon_iBooks.jpgAvery Collins has just landed her dream job, pastry chef for the posh-Manhattan restaurant, Clover. Her new boss, Trace Montgomery, even helped with securing her an affordable place to live: a beautifully restored carriage house owned by his friend, Rafe McKenzie—a man that makes her catch her breath and stirs her imagination. Trouble is, he’s involved with someone, his father is being released after 25 years in prison and Avery is just his tenant. Exploring the attraction that sizzles whenever they’re together would be the icing on the cake, but Avery knows all too well that you can’t have everything. Of course, what’s cake without icing?

Rafe McKenzie’s world shattered at nine when his father Liam—the only parent he knew—was arrested and convicted for armed robbery. Growing up in the system, Rafe managed to survive his childhood and now has a job he enjoys, a house he’s restoring and a tight circle of friends. He’s even working on reconciling with his dad, both eager to put the past in the past.

Happy for the income a tenant would bring, Rafe agrees to rent his carriage house to Clover’s new pastry chef. When Avery Collins pulls up his drive, she’s not at all what he’s expecting. Funny, sexy and as sweet as her desserts, it doesn’t take long for things between them to heat up. Just when it seems as if they’ll have their cake and eat it too, the past comes back with deadly intent leaving Rafe to figure out who’s pulling the strings before his world shatters again.

 

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Release Day: May 23
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Hard core fucking. 

It’s not what I really want, but it’s all he has to offer. He’s filled with turmoil and heartache and regrets, but for two hours every Wednesday all he feels is me. How much I desire him, how desperate he makes me, how much I’d like things to be different between us. Real.

He used to be my best friend back before he got married. And now? Now, he’s a young widower. It’d be wrong on so many levels to expect something more from him. So I give him what he needs. Dark delicious fucking. But I know I can’t keep this up. I’ve already given him my body, my soul. I want him to have my heart. It might drive him away forever, but that’s a risk I’m forced to take.

Wednesday is an angsty romp told from dual points of view. If you’re in the mood for something quick and dirty, you’ve found it. Proceed at your own risk.

 

 

 

 

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~ 5 Happy Hump Day Stars ~

Wednesdays will never look the same to you again after reading the newest book by Kendall Ryan. She took Hump Day to a whole new level 😉

Wednesday is Kendall’s newest standalone novel. This is a quick read but packed with a lot of steam and emotion. This story line was captivating and the characters were flawed. I think this is the most broken Hero I have read from Kendall. My heart broke for Shaw so many times….I just wanted to give him a hug. As always Kendall Ryan has given us another fantastic read.

This is a friends to lovers story. We meet Shaw and Chloe, who have been best friends since they were young. Chloe has always had a crush on Shaw, but it wasn’t reciprocated. Then Shaw went and got married to Samantha…pushing Chloe away. When a tragic accident claims the life of Samantha leaving Shaw a Widower….he dives into a very dark place and the only person he finds solace with is Chloe….on Wednesday nights.

This was a sexy and steamy story that will hook you right from the start. Kendall Ryan books are always a must read for me and this was no different. If you are a Kendall Ryan fan you for sure don’t want to miss this little treat 😉

What I truly love about a Kendall Ryan book, is how she gets to the heart of a story right from the start. She doesn’t add in all the extra stuff that slows a story down. She also creates characters that you love and can’t help but root for them. I do know that some people will not like Shaw, because of his treatment towards Chloe, but give him a chance he will melt your heart by the end.

So if you are looking for that short steamy and different read….then pick up Wednesday!!! You won’t be sorry 🙂

 

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A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than a dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 1.5 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world. She’s a traditionally published author with Simon & Schuster and Harper Collins UK, as well as an independently published author. Since she first began self-publishing in 2012, she’s appeared at #1 on Barnes & Noble and iBooks charts around the world. Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than three dozen times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA Today, Newsweek, and InTouch Magazine.

 

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New York Times Bestselling author Kristen Proby brings readers a glimpse back into her sexy as sin The Boudreaux Series. EASY FOR KEEPS is a Contemporary Erotic Romance novella in The Boudreaux Series, brought to you by 1001 Dark Nights. Grab your copy of this sexy novella today!

 

 

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Adam Spencer loves women. All women. Every shape and size, regardless of hair or eye color, religion or race, he simply enjoys them all. Meeting more than his fair share as the manager and head bartender of The Odyssey, a hot spot in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter, Adam’s comfortable with his lifestyle, and sees no reason to change it. A wife and kids, plus the white picket fence are not in the cards for this confirmed bachelor. Until a beautiful woman, and her sweet princess, literally knock him on his ass.

Sarah Cox has just moved to New Orleans, having accepted a position as a social worker specializing in at-risk women and children. It’s a demanding, sometimes dangerous job, but Sarah is no shy wallflower. She can handle just about anything that comes at her, even the attentions of one sexy Adam Spencer. Just because he’s charmed her daughter, making her think of magical kingdoms with happily ever after, doesn’t mean that Sarah believes in fairy tales. But the more time she spends with the enchanting man, the more he begins to sway her into believing in forever.

Even so, when Sarah’s job becomes more dangerous than any of them bargained for, will she be ripped from Adam’s life forever?

 

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I love this place. I’ve worked at The Odyssey most of my life. First, for Callie’s dad, and then for her after he passed last year. And now that we’re planning to expand the space, Callie asked me to be her partner. The paperwork was finalized last week, and the expansion is moving forward.

It’s exciting and terrifying at the same time. I don’t just work here, I’m part owner and able to leave at a moment’s notice if the notion struck me.

Not that I ever have, or would, do that. But it was an option.

Now strings are attached, and I’ve never been a strings kind of guy. In fact, at the first mention of commitment, I’m a run-in-the-other-direction kind of guy.

And I make no apologies for it. The women I’m with know the score. I keep my life simple.

This is work, I remind myself. I’ve had a soft spot for The Odyssey for a long time, so attaching myself permanently is a good move.

It’s not a woman.

“You didn’t go home with her,” Callie says as she comes out of her office, surprising me.

“I thought you went home,” I reply instead of answering her question. “Didn’t I see Declan earlier?”

Declan is a popular New Orleans musician and Callie’s husband.

“You did,” she replies with a soft smile. “But I had some work to do here, and sometimes I just like to stay until closing.”

“We’re bar people,” I reply with a smile and walk behind the bar to pull out a bottle of water.

“So, why didn’t you give that pretty thing a ride on your desk?” Callie asks in the nonjudgmental way that only she can. She’s my best friend for a reason.

“Wasn’t feeling it,” I reply with a shrug, then grin. “Literally.”

“Harhar,” she replies, but her smile is bright. “I haven’t heard many women stories lately.”

“You enjoy my conquest stories?” I ask, not believing her. “You always cover your ears and tell me to shut it.”

“Well, some of them are just gross. Like the time you had sex in the back of a cab. That’s just not sanitary, Adam.”

“Sex isn’t supposed to be sanitary, Cal. If you’re worried about sanitation, you aren’t doing it right.”

 

 

 

 

 

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Kristen lives in Montana, where she enjoys coffee, chocolate and sunshine. And naps.

 

 

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Luck. Lust. Love.

 

Wedding planner Isabel Ruiz is cursed. Her hometown of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico agrees, considering her tragic track record. Alone and loveless, she creates fairy-tale weddings for others. Her only distraction? The occasional anonymous fling. So to avoid further tragedy, her rule, one–night–only, is never broken…

 

Until Zack.

 

Self-made millionaire Zack James is in town for his brother’s wedding, when a sudden spell of depression hits. Maybe burned out by his fast and luxurious lifestyle? Not even his two female companions hold any interest.

 

That is, until he meets Isabel.

 

She humbles and captivates him, reigniting his thirst for life. With her, Zack feels more alive than ever. To his delight—and her dismay—they share a deep bond, a sensual connection, and one mind-bending night.

 

Zack must have her – to complete him. And Isabel must escape him – to save him.

 

Their game of catch and chase leads to lust-turned-love. For Isabel, it’s fate’s cruelest joke. But Zack won’t quit, positive he’s the cure to her curse. Can he convince her to risk everything with him? Or will it all go south…in paradise.

 

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She let a smile lift her face. God, a smile so sweet it was sensual. He got a chest pain, a good pain, from that smile. Zack smiled back at her. Just staring and smiling, until her smile took on a more questioning look. Her gorgeous head tilted. Maybe unsure of what else to say? Because he sure as hell was.

Another silent beat went by until she noticed her purse on the ground. Zack felt panic shoot up his spine. Shit. She was about to leave his vicinity, his world. Damn it, say something…anything, asshole.

But then she bent over for the purse. Her firm yet gloriously voluptuous figure, hugged by that professional little skirt, just right in his face—God, he hated himself. He felt like a fiend, a dirty rotten monster for wanting her the way he did, imagining that ass pounding against his bare thighs. He was disgusted with himself for having such a primal desire for such an unknowingly exquisite being.

He composed himself as she stood up, and before she turned around, a small coffee-colored blotch on her back caught his eye. A tiny birthmark peeked out from her low-backed top in the shape of a puzzle piece, situated on a slight angle. It just floated there, lost-like. He kept his eyes on it until she pivoted around on her uneven heels to face him. He swallowed and cleared his throat. She smirked then nodded one last thanks to him and his awkward ass, and then left him standing there—his pride in the fetal position at his feet.

And Jesus, no hesitation, no glance back over her shoulder, just…nothing. Was she playing hard to get? No. She seemed too self-assured to play that game, and she didn’t have the attitude, either. She had a kindness in her eyes, a stoic sweetness. Games just didn’t seem her style.

Maybe married? But he hadn’t seen a ring. He would have noticed a ring.

No, it was all so much worse. He didn’t exist for her, just not on her radar, or in her very recent past, or even on her planet. She hadn’t been rude or snotty in the slightest, just wholly uninterested.

An earthquake just shook his world to a standstill. A woman, an angel, rather, just limped away from Zachary James in her one high heel without a qualm, without a care, without giving him a first, let alone a second, thought.

 

 

 

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Contemporary romance author Rissa Brahm grew up in New York and has since lived in all four corners of the United States, and beyond. The beautiful paradise of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico—the core setting of her soul-deep & sensual debut series, Paradise South—is Rissa’s most recent and beloved home.

 

When not chained-by-choice to her MacBook, she is embarking on outdoor adventures with her husband and little girl, eating amazing Indian food with something chocolate for dessert; reading good, hot scorchers in bed; biking, long walks, and yoga; zoning out to killer music from across the decades and the globe; and getting lost only to discover a new exciting route home again.

 

Tempting Isabel, Book 1 of the Paradise South series, releases May 24, 2016, followed by Taking Jana, on June 14th and Catching Preeya on July 8th. To learn more about Rissa and her next romances of the series, visit her website or shout out to her on Facebook or Twitter!

 

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Title: Game Maker
Series: Game Series #2
Author: BJ Harvey
Genre: Romantic Comedy with Heat
Release Date: May 26, 2016
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From the USA Today bestselling author of the Bliss series comes a new spin off series featuring your favorite Bliss series characters who are yet to meet their match. This time it is Zach and Danika’s turn.

I’m a gamer by nature and by profession. I’m all about strategy, performance, and coming out on top.

Five months ago I threw caution to the wind, and in the first miscalculated step of my twenty-one-year life, I made a move on my brother’s best friend.

The first mistake we made was keeping our relationship secret. The next was going off half-cocked when a train wreck of epic proportions hit us.

Now our secret is secret no more. As I struggle to deal with all of the swirling emotions, conflicted feelings, and the multitude of burned bridges that I need to mend, the one person who can help me through it all is the same man I need space from.

To fix it I’ll have to pull on my big-girl panties, focus on what I truly want in life, and put everything I have into winning the most important game I’ll ever play.

Life is a game, and it is what you make it.

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Well I will say it again…..BJ Harvey has done it again!! She can do no wrong when it comes to writing a book. As with every book I read of hers, I devoured this book!!!

Again it was so nice catching up with the “Bliss” group. I don’t think I will ever get tired of this cast of characters.

Game Maker is the second standalone novel in BJ Harvey’s spin off Game Series. In this book we again get a sibling of one of the Main characters from her Bliss Series, but we also get the Best Friend of that same character. So this is sort of a forbidden romance. I am absolutely LOVING this series and will be sad when it comes to an end. She continues give us the characters we love from before but also introduces us to new characters who are just as lovable. The story lines are fun and swoony and with out a lot of drama. I enjoy that she gives us enough drama to keep you turning the page, but truly these books would be just as great without any drama. This book will make you laugh, swoon, cry, yell and fall in love!!! This is definitely worth 5 stars to me!!

Game Maker is a fun, sexy and sweet forbidden romance between Zach (Zander’s Best Friend) and Danika (Zander’s youngest sister) As you can guess there is a significant age difference between Zach and Dani (9 years) but it really never played a factor between them. yes there were times that you could see Dani’s immaturity come out but it never slowed Zach down. This is also kind of a friends to lovers type story. Danika has been crushing on Zach since she was fourteen year old girl. Now 21 and grown, she wants to take things further with Zach. Zach never looked at Danika as anything other than his best friend’s kid sister….that is until she turns 21 and is now an adult. Forced to fight their attraction because of Zander…when things come to a head, they are explosive!!!! I loved watching these two grow together and overcome the obstacles that stand in their way.

This book was just as great as the first book in the series and one I will definitely recommend to everyone!!! Even though this book is a standalone novel and the Bliss series does not have to be read first, but as I have always recommended with interconnected standalone books, I think the Bliss series should be read before this series, so that the reader can truly connect with all the characters we meet in this book. If you are a fan of BJ Harvey’s, then you don’t want to miss out on this new series or the chance to reconnect with some old friends. If she is a new author to you, dive in and I hope you thoroughly enjoy her books like I have!!!

 

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Prologue
Danika
 
“Yes,” I moan, grinding down against him. 
 
“Fucking beautiful,” he says gruffly against my skin, his lips brushing my neck. His breath comes hard and fast in time with the upward thrusts of his cock, and I feel my orgasm barreling toward me.
 
“Feels so good,” I pant. His hand tightens around my back and his fingers zero in on my wonder button, stroking with expert precision and making my pussy clench around him. My body contorting as if it’s possessed. 
 
“Jesus. Fuck,” Zach growls, planting his feet on the bed and thrusting up one last time before following me over the edge as he pours himself inside of me. 
 
We collapse backwards, my legs falling limp on the way down, and together we lie there, chests heaving, bodies stuck together, struggling to catch our breaths. 
 
“Every time is better than the last,” he murmurs in my ear, sucking my earlobe into his mouth afterwards. I whimper and my muscles spasm as aftershocks course through me. Shifting sideways, I stay draped over him, my fingers drawing mindless circles in the smattering of hair on his damp chest. 
 
“What’s on the agenda today?” he asks, his hand running through my hair, roots to ends. 
 
“Team meeting at eleven, lunchtime conference call with the west coast programmers at one, then I get to go play.”
 
“Such a geek.” He chuckles. I jerk my head up and I narrow my eyes at him. He just smirks, and my twitching lips give away how uncommitted I am to the death stare aimed his way.  
 
“Your geek.”
 
“You better fucking believe it,” he replies with conviction, his arm hooked around my waist, giving a meaningful squeeze. 
 
“I know it, firebug.” 
 
Now he out-and-out grins. “Never going to live it down, am I?”
 
I push up with one hand on the bed so that my head hovers over his, our lips just an inch apart. “Never,” I whisper. “But that’s okay. I still love you.”
 
His entire body goes still and my eyes go wide as realization hits me. Way to go, Dani. Freak him out why don’t you.
 
My brain catches up with my body and flight mode kicks in. I move quickly, rolling backwards and scrambling off the bed. Making a smash-and-grab attempt, I scoop up my clothes scattered over his bedroom floor, but the first step toward escape is hampered by an arm wrapping around my waist. 
 
I fall back and slam into his naked chest, my entire body going still at the contact. 
 
“Wait a minute, Dani. You can’t say something like that then fly out of here like a bat out of hell.”
 
“Bats like hell. They live there.”
 
“They live in caves. Stop trying to change the subject.”
 
Deciding that redirecting this inevitable conversation is the best plan of attack, I continue. “I really have to go, Zach. I’ve still gotta go home, shower, get dressed, and then get to work.”
 
“It’s only six, and you just told me your first meeting isn’t till eleven.”
 
“I’ve got a lot of stuff to do before then.”
 
“I’ll drive you home and to the office if it means you’ll turn around. I wanna look in your eyes when I tell you I love you back.”
 
For the second time in as many minutes, my heart stutters to a halt. There’s no way in hell I’m in flight mode now. 
 
Seven years ago, I fell in teenage girl love with Zach Cooper, my older brother’s roommate and best friend. 
 
Five months ago, I fell into adult insta-lust with him the night I told him what I wanted. I’d be lying if I said I hadn’t imagined what it would be like to hear him say those three little words. 
 
What I didn’t know was that just a few days after one of the best moments in my life—one of those ones you know you’ll remember forever—everything would be turned upside down. 
 
And there wasn’t a damn thing I could do about it.

BJ Harvey is the USA Today Bestselling Author of the Bliss Series. She also regards herself as a smut peddler, suspense conjurer and a funny romance thinker upper.


An avid music fan, you will always find her singing some hit song badly but loving every minute of it.


She’s a wife, a mom to two beautiful girls, and hails from what she considers as the best country in the world—New Zealand.

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Title: Sugar Daddy
Series: Sugar Bowl #1  
 
 
Author: Sawyer Bennett
 
Publisher: Loveswept
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Release Date: May 24, 2016

 

Blurb
“This book devastated me in the most wonderful way,” raves Meredith Wild. In Sugar Daddy, the New York Times bestselling author of the Cold Fury series proves that vengeance is sweet—but seduction is to die for.Sela Halstead lost her innocence in a way that no sixteen-year-old should ever have to endure. She’s spent years trying to forget that night even while wondering about the identities of the monsters who brutalized her—until a telltale tattoo flashes across Sela’s TV screen. The incriminating ink belongs to Jonathon Townsend, the millionaire founder of The Sugar Bowl, a website that matches rich older men with impressionable young women. Obsessed with revenge, Sela infiltrates Townsend’s world, only to come face-to-face with a tantalizing complication: Beckett North, his charismatic business partner.

The tech mastermind behind The Sugar Bowl, Beck always gets what he wants, in business and in bed. And yet, for a man who’s done every dirty thing imaginable, there’s something about the naïve, fresh-faced Sela that sparks his hottest fantasies. Because with her, it’s not just about sex. Beck opens up to her in ways he never has with other girls. So why does he get the feeling that she’s hiding something? In a world of pleasure and power, the shocking truth could turn them against each other—or bind them forever.

Note: Sugar Daddy ends on a cliffhanger. Sela and Beck’s story continues in Sugar Rush and Sugar Free!

Review :

 

* A review copy was provided by the author/publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review *

~ 5 Stars ~

What happens when you are so set on getting revenge, that when you meet someone who changes you thoughts and feelings on this topic, do go through with your plan or do you give up the idea for a chance at pure happiness??

Well that is the question Sela is faced with in Sugar Daddy.

Sugar Daddy is the first of a three books in Sawyer Bennett’s new Sugar Bowl Trilogy. This book is NOT a standalone novel and does end with a pretty harsh CLIFFHANGER!!! It’s one that I would recommend that if you are not a fan of cliffy’s then I would wait until at least book 2 is released before starting this book. I personally am dying to know what will happen next!!!! I will also warn readers that the subject of rape is brought into this storyline, nothing is overly graphic but it still could be a trigger for some readers.

This book was so different from the other books I have read by Sawyer Bennett. Usually her books are fun and sexy and on the lighter side of reading. Well this book was not that. Yes this book is still just as sexy as her other books, but she takes a darker turn with this storyline. I don’t want to give to much away about the plot, because this is a book that needs to be experienced first hand. My emotions were all over the place with this book. I was angry, sad, at time happy and of course this book had me blushing 😉 I love when an author can draw all those emotions out of her readers. I loved that this book was told in Dual POV, I always feel that adds so much more to the story and emotions behind the characters.

In Sugar Daddy we meet Sela and Beckett (Beck). Beck is the co-owner of the company called the Sugar Bowl. It’s a dating service that sets up wealthy older men with younger girls who want there bills paid and for a man to buy them fancy things. Sela is a girl who is h*ll bent on revenge for something that happened to her in the past. She has set out to get back at JT (Beck’s friend and business partner) and has decided to infiltrate the Sugar Bowl to gain access to JT. But that plan goes awry and she ends up meeting Beck. That is as much as I am going to say about this storyline, if you want to know what happens between Beck and Sela you will have to read the book!!! I will say this I loved both of these characters. Sela was such a strong and determined person, but under it all she was still just a vulnerable girl trying to make a better life for herself. Beck was AMAZING!! Totally swoon worthy and definitely on my BBF list. I have a feeling that Sela and Beck’s road to a HEA is going to be a very long and bumpy one.

I will say I went into this story thinking one thing about how I thought this story was going to go and was completely surprised with what we really got. I will say that some things were fairly predictable because of reading the blurb, but it still took me by surprise and I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I read it in less than a day, I couldn’t put it down.

If you are a fan of Sawyer Bennett’s books, you don’t want to miss this new trilogy !!! I think this is some of her best writing to date.

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Author Bio
New York Times bestselling author Sawyer Bennett is a snarky Southern woman and reformed trial lawyer who decided to finally start putting on paper all of the stories that were floating in her head. Her husband works for a Fortune 100 company that lets him fly all over the world while she stays at home with their daughter and three big, furry dogs who hog the bed. Bennett would like to report that she doesn’t have many weaknesses but can be bribed with a nominal amount of milk chocolate. 

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BOUND_AmazonHow many times can someone be forgiven? How long does it take for a man to change? What if the person you’re married to isn’t who you’re in love with anymore?

What if infidelities have caused a person to lose trust and hope in their relationship?

I don’t recognize the woman I’ve become.

I’m bored. Lonely. Unsatisfied. Weak.

It’s crippling me.

After seven years of marriage I’m throwing in the towel and starting over.

Bennington Winthrop is my boss. He’s made it clear he wants me. When I think my life can’t get more complicated I become involved in a sexual relationship that both terrifies and excites me. I can’t resist the pleasure, or the pain he gives me. I need to feel something again, even if I get lost along the way.

I have to decide if his lifestyle is the change I’m looking for or something I need to run from and never look back.

I’m Macy Stone, and this is how I let go of the woman I used to be in order to discover hidden desires I never knew could exist. My only obstacle now is coming to terms with the consequences, and being able to accept who I’ve become.

 

 

 

 

 

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Jennifer Foor is an award winning Contemporary Romance Author. She’s best known for the Mitchell Family Series, which includes ten books.

She is married with two children and spends most of her time behind a keyboard, writing
stories that come from her heart.