BOOK REVIEW: In Too Deep by Jordan Marie

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Title: In too Deep
Author: Jordan Marie
Publication: October 17th 2017
Pages: 268
Synopsis:

A brand new comedy series from USA Today Best Selling Author Jordan Marie 
Available for the pre-order price of 2.99. Price will raise to 3.99 upon release day. 

I did a bad thing.

I did a really bad thing.
I’m not a bad person, I swear. I just made a few mistakes.

Mistake number one was agreeing to rent my hotel out to an insufferable a**hole, named Aden Smith.
Mistake number two was ignoring his threats to sue me when he handed over a list of items he deemed “unacceptable”.
Mistake number three was diving into the pool to save his life when he fell. It would have been less complicated to hide his body.

When the hospital refuses to let me know how he is, without permission from his immediate family, I panic.

Claiming to be his wife might be my biggest mistake yet—especially when he believes me!

He might have been the one drowning, but I’m sinking in a bed of lies and going down fast—and there’s not a rescue in sight.

Complete Standalone FULL LENGTH NOVEL Pages listed will not be representative of the final product. Happy Ending, Laugh Out Loud Comedy and an Alpha Hero with his eyes only on one woman all contained inside.

MY RATING: 4/5 STARS

I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

In Too Deep follows the troupe of enemies to lovers romance so if you’re not down for a hero who is a major a** to the heroine then this book isn’t for you. Seriously, I don’t know what has gotten into authors nowadays but they’re making the heroes really hard to accept, like, and ultimately forgive for the behaviour they pull in the story. It’s revolting at times so that’s why there’s a big star knocked off in this book.

I’m adding more stars because this is been the first book in a long time where it actually made me laugh. And it’s not laugh out loud all the time so don’t come back to me with pitchforks when you’re not laughing from page one. It’s just a chapter in this story that made me laugh. A lot. And I applaud Jordan Marie for it.

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BOOK REVIEW: Heartless by Michelle Horst

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Title: Heartless
Author: Michelle Horst
Publication: August 30th 2017
Pages: 219
Synopsis:

I’m warned that Carter Hayes is heartless.

He’s part of the screw crew.
He’ll just use you and leave you.
He’s ruthless and always gets what he wants.

Just look for the trail of broken hearts and dreamy sighs and you’ll find him.

“Hot as sin, Carter.”

I don’t have time to fall head over heels for any guy. Besides, he’d never notice someone like me. I have a three step plan. Get through college. Get a job. Get my sister out of the hell hole I left her in. That’s all I have time for.

That’s until I hear of the betting pool the guys started. Whoever screws me first gets the money. The moment Carter looks at me, I know it’s only because of the bet.

I tell myself our first kiss is only for show.
I hate my heart for falling for his irresistible charm.

For one foolish moment, I actually want him to be my first earth-shattering love. All it takes for me to give in is a little attention, a cocky smile, and a fake promise of a happily-ever-after.

When I’m surrounded by crumpled sheets and the smell of sex, I realize I let him have me for four hundred dollars.

To save what little pride I have left, I pretend it didn’t mean anything, that he’s just one last screw before we all leave college.

I’ve spent the last four years lying to myself. When I’m ready to take the final step of my plan, and save my sister, guess who walks through my front door?

This is a full-length, stand alone, unrequited love/second chance romance.
Note: The book ends at 77% with samples of Predator and Protector.

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MY RATING: 3.5/5 STARS

I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

Okay, honestly, Heartless was a very borderline book for me. Authors who follow the troupe of enemies to lovers seem to be mistaken nowadays about what it means to be a lovable enemy to a hateful and rude enemy. I was literally seething while I read this book a lot of the times because of how some characters behaved and I’ll get into it more later but be AWARE. THIS IS YOUR WARNING.

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BOOK REVIEW: Chasing Ella by Jillian Quinn

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Title: Chasing Ella
Author: Jillian Quinn
Publication: Sept 27th 2017
Pages: 249
Synopsis:

Every Princess needs a Prince Charming…

When a masked girl throws herself at Shawn Finch at a costume party, the hotshot football player assumes she’s just another girl trying to get his attention. Except she’s not just any girl. She’s his Cinderella, the nameless girl in the pale blue dress who got away.

Desperate to find her, Finch searches for his mystery girl with no luck. So, it must be fate when Finch’s grade point average drops and the school assigns him a tutor not knowing they just handed over his Cinderella.

After having a crush on Finch since the first time she spotted him on campus, one kiss was all she’d ever wanted. But Finch has other plans once he discovers the truth about his tutor.

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BOOK REVIEW: Animal by Jenika Snow

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Title: Animal
Author: Jenika Snow
Publication: August 22nd 2017
Pages: 80
Synopsis:

Being bad never felt so good.

RYE

I’d been called bad, dangerous … a criminal. And I didn’t deny it. Everyone knew it, especially the one woman I wanted but couldn’t have.

I should’ve stayed away, should’ve left her alone. Jessa was the daughter of my business partner, too young for me, too innocent.

But I wanted her in the worst of ways, and no amount of self-control could keep me from her.

I wanted to claim every part of her, make her know what it was like to have a real man between her thighs.

And I’d have her.

JESSA

He was older than me, dangerous, masculine in the best of ways. I saw the way he watched me, the looks he gave me when he thought I wasn’t paying attention.
Rye wanted me, even if he’d never do anything about it.

I was just the virgin daughter of his business partner, not someone he’d ever get involved with. But that didn’t stop me from lusting after him, from picturing his big body over mine, his hands touching me until I cried out for more.

But I was tired of waiting. I would make the first move, and damn the consequences.
Warning: The hero of this story might seem like the “bad guy,” but no fears because it’s a safe read, there isn’t any OW drama, and he only has eyes for one woman. It’s a hot and dirty story, short and to the point, and exactly what you’ve come to expect in the Real Man series.

MY RATING: 4/5 STARS

I was given an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

I’ve been a fan of Jenika Snow’s work and especially Real Man series since the beginning of last year. They’re a fantastic series featuring short novellas filled with bad ass heroes and heroines that you can definitely relate to.

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BOOK BIRTHDAY: Thousands by Pepper Winters

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Thousands, Book Four in the Dollar Series by Pepper Winters, is LIVE!!

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Thousands by Pepper Winters
Publication Date: August 15th, 2017
Genre: Contemporary Romance

“Love had been stolen from me for reasons entirely my fault. But then a miracle happened, and Pim gave me something I thought was lost forever. She gave me a love I’d earned. Love that ruined me. Love that made me hopelessly hers…”

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BOOK REVIEW: Auctioned to the Billionaire by Kira Bloom

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Title: Auctioned to the Billionare
Author: Kira Bloom
Publication: August 22nd 2017
Pages: 130
Synopsis:

Felicity
I’ve got one month to come up with enough to help my impulsive father pay off his debt to the Cades.
Twenty thousand dollars in thirty days.
My roommate has a plan—scratch that, she’s already followed through with her plan.
Auction off my V-card.
It’s a tale as old as time, but there’s just one problem: Jackson Cade just placed the winning bid … of 200,000 dollars.
And there are no refunds.

Jackson
The moment I saw her on that site, she was mine.
The second she laid eyes on me and realized who I was, she hated me.
Felicity should thank me—I’ve just settled her father’s debt and fucked myself ten times over because I want her.
She claims she’ll never sell out.
She already has.
She asks why I’d pay so much, but it’s fucking obvious.
I wanted to be her first.
She just doesn’t realize I’ll be her last.

MY RATING: 5/5 STARS

I received an ARC from the authors in exchange for an honest review.

I want to start off this review by stating that it’s been a long ass time since I read a book that was 5 out of 5 stars and I’m so thankful, Kira Bloom contacted me last night and asked if I wanted to review their new release, Auctioned to the Billionaire.

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RELEASE DAY+ BOOK REVIEW: Skirt Chaser by Stacey Kennedy

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Today we have the release day blitz for Skirt Chaser by Stacey Kennedy! Check it out and grab your copy now!

Title: Skirt Chaser

Author: Stacey Kennedy

Genre: Contemporary Romance

About Skirt Chaser:

Love gets filthy in this new erotic romance by USA Today bestselling author, Stacey Kennedy.

Greyson Crawford works hard by day and plays even harder at night. And he understands and obeys the rules of the game. One, don’t mix business and pleasure. Two, employees are off-limits. So, he’s been eagerly counting down the days until interior designer, Evie Richards is no longer under contract with his Seattle architecture firm. But when that day comes, he realizes there are more obstacles in his way. The biggest…Evie herself.

Until Evie gets asked to be the maid-of-honor in her best friend’s destination wedding, and Evie needs a date. The circumstances are perfect for Greyson to set his plan of seduction into motion. He will happily play the boyfriend for the weeklong wedding event, if Evie will surrender to his every command and play in his bed.

For Evie, it’s all fun and games until Greyson’s first touch; then she begins to question what’s real. She knows better than to fall for a guy like Greyson—a skirt chasing ladies’ man—but with every slow caress and kinky adventure, she realizes that Greyson knows what he wants, and it isn’t just her body surrendering to him…it’s her heart.

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 MY RATING: 4/5 STARS

I was provided an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

Skirt Chaser by Stacey Kennedy was an easy romantic comedy read that leaves you feeling HOT, HOT, HOT!

Needless to say, Skirt Chaser includes a lot of hot sex scenes featuring our resident hero, Greyson, and our heroine, Evie. It’s a simple story featuring the familiar troupe. Evie’s ex-boyfriend is getting married to her best friend so she needs a fake date to make them both jealous. Enter, super hot, Greyson. He hired her as a contract designer but since the project is done, their boss-employee relationship has ended which means that everything is fair game.

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BOOK BLITZ: COCKY CLIENT BY WHITNEY G. JULY 13TH 2017 RELEASE

 

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Today is officially the worst day of my life…

I woke up five hours late after a reckless one-night stand with the sexiest, cockiest, and most arrogant man I’ve ever met. (And this asshole actually left a note: “I think you were lying to me about being “experienced” last night. You orgasmed three times, and that was before we made it to your bedroom. I also find it hard to believe you “usually wear silk or lingerie.” Your drawers are all full of cotton granny panties–The best man you’ve ever fucked…)

My top two PR clients left me for my number one competitor, my roommate accidentally bleached my best suit, and my favorite coffee shop was shut down for “health concerns.”

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BOOK REVIEW: FORBIDDEN PROMISES BY KATEE ROBERT “THE O’MALLEYS SERIES #4”

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Title: Forbidden Promises
Author: Katee Robert
Publication: May 30th 2017
Pages: 336
Synopsis:

All Sloan O’Malley ever wanted was a simple life—and now she’s finally got it. She’s left everything behind in Boston—her family, her money, even her name—and set herself up in a tiny seaside town in Oregon. What she doesn’t plan for? Her mysterious and painfully attractive neighbor, Jude.

Jude MacNamara has been many things in his life—pampered son of a prestigious family, only surviving heir to a lost legacy, hit man—but now he’s out for revenge on the man responsible for the death of his father and brothers—Colm Sheridan. He’s tracking Colm’s sister when he encounters Sloan living with her in her beach house. He’s a patient hunter and he’s willing to sit back and wait for his prey…he just doesn’t expect for this woman to give rise to emotions he hasn’t felt in years.

He doesn’t want to see Sloan hurt, but in order to protect her, he will have to turn his back on the one thing he’s spent his life pursuing—revenge. Even then, there’s no guarantee either one of them will make it out alive.

MY RATING: 3/5 STARS

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I received a copy of this book from Forever Romance in exchange for an honest review.

I just want to start off this review by giving a fair warning that I did not know that this book was part of a series and while I believe you can read it standalone, it’ll be like me, where you’ll be slightly confused and be caught up in characters you didn’t know existed.

Furthermore, I want to give a warning that I read this book without the right mindset. I didn’t feel like a crime/thriller/suspense romance novel so it was really hard for me to push through and finish this book.

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