I am such an idiot for starting this series that the beautiful Devney Perry is still writing rather than one of the other series she has already finished because I have absolutely no chill. I can't handle waiting between books because my goldfish memory promptly forgets all the cute little inside knowledge I've acquired from the previous books. And although this works as a standalone, I want to be in the know damn it.


That said I did remember bits and pieces of the previous characters as they floated in and out of this book so that was enough to pull me off the ledge. And this book was so much about Jasper and Eloise that at times I forgot about everyone else. And I was so unable to put it down I grabbed the whisper sync so I could keep listening while I adulted.


I adored this book and Eloise was perfect. Sometimes too perfect as she tried to prove herself to her parents. But I loved her. Literally everything about her was great, she didn't play games, she said what she was thinking, and she genuinely cared about everyone around her. Jasper, I had moments with. And honestly, I think it's just things my brain decided to focus on that caused me issue.


Now I'm going to be vague so as not to spoil anything here, but I need to vent. Firstly, he expected Eloise to know how he felt when he really didn't give her a lot to go on. And when there was an incident in regard to a ring, he didn't use his words. And for me that was a big issue that I felt needed to be resolved and just wasn't. Which is sticking in my brain like a splinter. "What about the ring, Devney?" Then there were his inner thoughts on why he was an arse at family dinner. Yeah, he was using it as an excuse, but it was still a genuine issue he should have addressed. And I kept waiting and then, nothing.


I know that those things were me issues more than story issues, but I can't stand it when people expect you to know what they are feeling or thinking. Use your big boy words. Luckily Jasper did get better at communication. But honestly it was all Eloise having the patience of a saint and the stubbornness of a bull. and the ability to use both to perfection.


Now we have to wait forever for crimson river. Which sounds freaking amazing and I can't wait. Gah, I hate waiting.




So, I read this series well out of order and honestly it didn’t really matter. Each of them works perfectly as standalones and the previous couples in them aren’t really major parts of each story so it was just a fact that each one kind of set up the next one’s introduction. And I honestly don’t know why I didn’t read this one when it was released. I grabbed the next one when it was popping up everywhere and didn’t realise it was part of this series before I was part way in and then the mentions of Eli had me wanting to go back and read this, so I did.


But I actually struggled a little bit with reading this. I think mainly due to the timing of me reading it. It’s back to school here for the tribe and we have 2-year-old twins staying with us and I am very distracted, and I just couldn’t get lost in the book. I was waiting for the big twist at the end for most of the book and the first 80% of the book felt like it kind of dragged out. The twist was predictable, but I was dying to know how it was going to play out. I just wanted it to happen sooner.


Eli and Molly were both really likeable characters, and I liked the development of their relationship. It felt like a real meet cute and then just a really natural progression. I also enjoyed the way they dealt with things like adults. Even when they didn’t talk about it immediately it wasn’t because they were being petty or avoiding it, it was just the way they were dealing.


I really wish that I had read this book at a different time so I could have given it more of my attention and I probably would have enjoyed it more. But for now, it is what it is.



To give you an idea of how truly special my brain is, I've been in a book slump for the past few days. I had time to read, all I wanted was to chill out and read but I couldn't find a book to read. Despite the thousand plus books already on my kindle and the two thousand books on my TBR I COULDN'T FIND A BOOK TO READ?


And the reason for that was I vaguely remembered a sentence from a blurb and my brain decided that was the book. But I couldn't remember what it was called, what it looked like or where I had seen it. So, I spent 3 full days stalking through Goodreads and today after I gave up and decided to just read a college sports romance, I found the freaking blurb.


And now my brain is tapping its foot all "you're welcome" because yeah, the book was exactly what I like reading. It had the whole fake romance, group of friends, college sports thing down. Yeah, it had moments where I wanted to slap both Waylon and Mac for their lack of communication. And Waylon was a bit of a clueless idiot about some things but overall, I really enjoyed it.


I couldn't put this down once I picked it up and I am going to stalk this author to see if any of the other characters have their own books. even though I liked it. I don't know that it was worth the 3 days of insanity when I couldn't read anything else.


A steamy, grumpy sunshine sports romance featuring a woman down on her luck, a star basketball player with a filthy mouth, and a connection neither of them can deny.

Game Changer by Piper Lawson is now live! 

After being dumped and losing my job the same week, the last thing my broken heart needs is a rebound.

I'm escaping across the country to help my perfect sister plan her dream wedding, and to prove to both of us everything is under control.

But a combination of tequila and turbulence on the flight there lead to word-vomiting all my troubles to the huge and handsome stranger in the first-class seat next to mine.

Only his whispered dirty diversions keep me sane until landing.

Despite the spark of attraction, we go our separate ways.

Or so I thought.

Turns out the tall, muscular, tattooed tower of a man from the plane is the star player on my future brother-in-law's pro basketball team.

Clay is the last person I should gravitate toward. They're called "players" for a reason.

Grumpy and cynical, he carries a weight on his shoulders I can't possibly fathom.

He's also the only one who knows my secrets and gets my heart racing.

The more we're thrust together, the stronger the chemistry between us becomes.

Hooking up with the all-star athlete isn't the way to get my life on track...but it could just be the game changer we've both been searching for.

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Piper Lawson is a Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author of smart and steamy romance.

She writes women who follow their dreams, best friends who know your dirty secrets and love you anyway, and complex heroes you'll fall hard for.

Piper lives in Canada with her tall and brilliant husband. She's a sucker for dark eyes, dark coffee, and dark chocolate. 


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This is the first book by this author I've read and I kind of have mixed feelings. I liked the story but the writing felt kind of off. It was like someone was telling me the story as an onlooker and it caused a disconnect between me and the characters.


I was told and not shown and it kept dragging me from the story. Also I think the emotions between the characters could have been shown more. I understand that the author was going for a confused, denial kind of vibe but some affection or a more detailed insight into some tender moments would have been nice.


The story was a short introductory novella but a few more pages of them actually together might have been nice just to close it out. But all of that said I liked the story and the characters had a lot of potential. I'm adding the next book to my TBR and hopefully being a full length book I'll get everything I want from it.


Forget holy matrimony, I’m going to lower my expectations for one night.

Unexpectedly Mine, an all-new steamy and swoon-filled marriage-of-convenience romantic comedy from bestselling author Erin Hawkins is available now!


Since the man I thought I would be walking down the aisle with broke up with me, I’ve been focused on my business.

As the designer of Emma Belle Bridal Gowns, headlining the Blushing Bride Convention in Las Vegas has been the highlight of my year. And the legendary editor of The Dress magazine wants to feature me in their upcoming issue?

A dream come true.

And it’s my birthday! Nothing can get me down…except maybe my ex’s engagement splashed across social media.

What’s a girl to do other than drink a truck load of champagne and see a male revue show? 

When a dancer pulls me up on stage, the chemistry between us is undeniable.

Forget holy matrimony, I’m going to lower my expectations for one night.

One night that just may last forever.


One last night…

After twelve years raising my baby sister, Sophie, and dancing for Las Vegas’s top male revue in order to pay bills and ensure she graduates college, I’m ready to hang up my tearaway pants and start a new life.

My intentions were to protect Emma, a captivating and tipsy woman at the show, from doing something she regrets. With chemistry neither of us can deny, the night takes an unexpected turn and we find ourselves waking up married.

It happens. We’ll correct our mistakes and move on.

But with a viral wedding video, our nuptials end up on Page Six, and Emma needs me in New York to play the part of doting new husband for a career-boosting interview.

I’ll play the part, do what she asks, then we’ll part ways.

Emma’s smart, enchanting and beautiful…and completely unexpected.

But right now, I have nothing to offer a woman like her, let alone forever.

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Rising by Micalea Smeltzer is now live! 

I'm not the kind of guy that gets attached.

After my parents passed away, I learned nothing is forever.

Not the fame my band is gaining or the girl I might be falling for despite our "no-strings" relationship.

With so many changes in a short amount of time, I find myself spiraling further and further with no end in sight.

Except maybe rock bottom.

Then the unthinkable happens.

Kira gets pregnant and if I don't get my life together, I'm about to lose way more than I ever bargained for.

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Micalea Smeltzer is a twenty-something author from Northern Virginia. She has four dogs, which is as crazy as it sounds. As a recent kidney transplant recipient she's dedicated to raising awareness around the effects of kidney disease, dialysis, and transplant as well as educating people on living donation.When she's not writing you can catch her with her nose buried in a book.


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For the Love of Whiskey by Melissa Foster is live!


From New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster comes The Whiskeys: Dark Knights at Redemption Ranch, a small-town, big-family series of standalone romance novels featuring fiercely loyal, insanely sexy bikers who give horses—and people—a second chance.Buckle up for a wild ride in Hope Valley, Colorado, as these big-hearted badasses and their sassy sisters wrangle in their forever loves. No cliffhangers, no cheating, and always a happily ever after.

Callahan "Cowboy" Whiskey is a natural-born protector, a Dark Knights biker, and a hell of a rancher. What happens when he falls for a woman who has no idea who she really is?

When Sullivan Tate escaped from a cult, leaving behind the only life she'd ever known, she thought she'd already endured the most difficult things she'd ever have to deal with. She knew she needed to figure out who she was, but she hadn't expected to fall for overprotective and sexy-as-hell Callahan "Cowboy" Whiskey along the way. How can she give her heart to a man who has always known exactly who he is, when she's only just begun figuring that out about herself?

The Whiskeys are perfect beach reads with depth of story, strong family ties, and a wealth of emotions. Small town love stories with happily ever afters guaranteed.

FREEING SULLY, the short prequel to the novel FOR THE LOVE OF WHISKEY, details Sullivan "Sully" Tate’s escape from the Free Rebellion cult, and is now available in ebook, paperback and audio book.

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Melissa Foster is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author of more than 100 novels. She writes sexy and heartwarming contemporary romance and women's fiction with emotionally compelling characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page. Melissa's emotional journeys are lovingly erotic, always family oriented, and feature fiercely loyal heroes, smart, sassy heroines, and complex relatable issues. Melissa enjoys chatting with readers and book clubs. Send her an email invitation to your next event!

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From the moment I read the blurb for this book I had to get my grabby hands on it. Cults intrigue the crap out of me, and I love the idea of a character saving themselves from the situation. Especially when it's written by an amazing author like Melissa Foster. She has such a strong writing style, and her characters always have such depth.


I read the prequel to this and fell madly in love with Sully. She was such a strong willed and fiercely independent person, and I felt her bravery. And then watching her grow and become more independent and self-reliant only made me admire her more. 


The meeting between Sully and Cowboy was such a sweet beginning to a really beautiful love story. Watching them negotiate a relationship with everything Sully was going through had me feeling like I was living it with them. There was so much that I enjoyed about this book, and I love how they fit into previous books in the collection without having to read them.


There are so many awesome secondary characters I can't wait to see get their stories told. And so many books that intersect with this one I can’t wait to go grab.




Oh my god I hate it here. I have had this book on my TBR forever, but it sounded super emotional and I kept putting it off. Because although I love books full of emotion, I never want to read them. Then I find myself in the middle of them loving every word. But when I read the blurb for the next book and had to have it, I knew I had to read this one first so I grabbed the audio while I picked up the toy room.


Billie and Dare had a super emotional story, and I couldn't put it down. I also didn't want to be in the middle of all those feels. Because Melissa wrote this book in such a way that I felt like I was living it along with them. And I admit I wished I hadn't started this book while I lay in bed unable to put it down with tears running down my face.


As with all these books we get a massive amount of secondary characters who are awesome and will be woven through the rest of the series. It's a perfect stand-alone but there were mentions of former book characters to tickle my memory. And a solid introduction to the upcoming books characters that has my dying to dive into it.




 Release Date: April 17

A friends-to-lovers professional football romance that has spice, plot, and feeling.

With her biological clock ticking and no man in sight, Chloe agrees to be her best friend’s surrogate. After all, she owes Rose her life. However, with the high chance of miscarriage, they agree to keep it secret until the pregnancy is a sure thing.

Things get more complicated when shortly after the arrival of those two pink lines, sparks start to fly with a long-time crush and best guy friend, Kenny.

How can Chloe possibly convince this guy who doesn’t believe in commitment to give her a chance, especially once the truth comes out and he realizes the extent of her deception?

More than just love is on the line, and it could end in a win bigger than the Super Bowl or a loss so heartbreaking and irreparable that it might destroy her.

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Meet Ella Haines

A typical New Englander, Ella was born and raised in New Hampshire, and much to her husband’s chagrin hopes to continue to live and die, there. 

Growing up, she had a hard time falling asleep at night, so to pass the time, she would invent stories. That is, she would invent stories if she wasn’t in the middle of her own reading adventure. (You know… “Just one more chapter”….. and before you know it, it’s 4 am, and you’re still only 75% of the way done with the book). 


As she progressed into adulthood, those stories moved out of the PG realm and into PG-13 land. As an adult, you can imagine what the rating is now…


With two little sons, their life is always busy but (usually) full of laughter. Writing was a passion that Ella picked up after her sons were born in the quiet times during naps and after they went down for the night. As such, production of content is slower than she would like, but as she preaches to the kiddos, slow and steady wins the race!

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