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Book Review: Love, Technically by Lynne Silver

Title: Love, Technically Author: Lynne Silver Genre: contemporary romance Published: 2013 Rating: 3 stars Michelle Kolson has moved from small-town Iowa to Chicago to follow her dreams. Little does she know that her job is about to be outsourced overseas and that the geeky but cute help center guy she’s just met and is crushing over is actually the CEO and founder of the company. Will the truth be enough to send her back home forever? Noah “Sark” Frellish, discouraged by all the women who look at him and only see dollar signs, is hesitant to correct Michelle’s misconception. But…

Book Review: Lions, Tigers, and Sexy Bears, Oh My! By Candace Havens

Title: Lions, Tigers, and Sexy Bears, Oh My! Author: Candace Havens Genre: paranormal romance Published: 2013 Rating: 2 1/2 stars Heiress Ainsely McLeon is in trouble…someone’s trying to kill her, and the remaining members of her family may—or may not be involved. She’s escaped LA to arrive in the middle of Montana, where she promptly plows her new POS truck into a tree. During a blizzard. While trying to prevent hitting a tiger that had been standing in the middle of the road. Yeah, not her finest hour; nor, possibly, her sanest. Now she needs two thousand dollars to fix…

Cover Reveal and GIVEAWAY!!! Such Sweet Sorrow by Jenny Trout

Today Jenny Trout and Entangled Teen are revealing the cover for SUCH SWEET SORROW, which releases on February 4, 2014. Also find a link below to enter the giveaway for a paperback or an eBook copy!   On to the reveal!   Blurb: Never was there a tale of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo…But true love never dies. Though they’re parted by the veil between the world of mortals and the land of the dead, Romeo believes he can restore Juliet to life, but he’ll have to travel to the underworld with a thoroughly infuriating guide.…

Just Made It! Book Necklace

You can’t really read it, but the pages turn! This was my favorite book growing up. Necklace inspired by directions on twobutterflies as part of their “30 days for 30 dollars” craft challenge. [contact-form][contact-field label=’Name’ type=’name’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Email’ type=’email’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Website’ type=’url’/][contact-field label=’Comment’ type=’textarea’ required=’1’/][/contact-form]

Book Review: One Hot Knight by Christy Gissendaner

Title: One Hot Knight Author: Christy Gissendaner Genre: paranormal romance Published: 2013 Rating: 3 ½ stars Dog salon Regina’s had an…interesting day. While in the park on her break, she finds a stray Saint Bernard. He’s filthy and clearly hungry, but friendly—to her, anyway—so she decides to take him back to work with her to get him cleaned up and fed. Then she decides to sneak him into to her apartment, since his soulful eyes made her feel sorry for him. First, though, she needs to stop at the park again. He’ll need to be walked before being cooped up…

Luck of the Dragon by Susannah Scott (Book one of the Las Vegas Dragons series)

Title: Luck of the Dragon Author: Susannah Scott Series: Las Vegas Dragons Genre: Paranormal romance Published: 2013 Rating: 4 stars Dr. Luciana De Luca is a respected gemologist, in demand for her expert appraisals of gems and jewelry. She’s worked hard to put her family’s less-than-respectable past behind her. Except Joey, her twin brother, and his gambling addiction keep dragging her back…. Casino owner and King of the dragons Alec Gerard knows that Dr. De Luca was invited to his Las Vegas casino to appraise his brand new exhibit. So why has she palmed his keycard? And why does he…

Fatal Justice by Marie Force (Book two of the Fatal series)

Title: Fatal Justice Author: Marie Force Series: Fatal Genre: romantic suspense Published: 2011 Rating: 3 ½ stars Fatal Justice, book two in the Fatal series, takes up Sam and Nick’s story right where Fatal Affair left off. Sam receives her promotion, and Nick is sworn in as the interim junior senator from Virginia. Nick’s about to close on a house just down the street from Sam’s dad’s, and things are looking up for the media’s latest golden couple. So naturally, that would be the cue for everything in their lives to take a sharp turn, right? Soon Sam’s investigating the…

Fast Forward by Juliet Madison

Title: Fast Forward Author: Juliet Madison Genre: Fantasy (with romantic elements) Published: 2013 Rating: 3 ½ stars Kelli Crawford has it all. She’s about to turn twenty-five, has an amazing modeling contract, and a super-hot photographer boyfriend that she’s pretty sure is going to propose. She’s all set—her twenty-fifth birthday is going to be the best one ever. Except that when she wakes up the morning of what should be her twenty-fifth birthday, she finds that instead she’s somehow been launched into the future, and it’s her fiftieth! Her modeling career is clearly over—she has wrinkles galore, and (gasp!) a…

Come and Get It by Keira Cole (Book one of the Bonifay Family)

Title: Come and Get It Author: Keira Cole Series: Bonifay Family Genre: contemporary romance Published: 2013 Rating: 3 stars Dixie Rose Bonifay hasn’t had an easy life. Her parents died while she was still in college, so she dropped out to raise her four siblings and had to finish her degree online. She met the love of her life at twenty-two—Garrett—but lost him soon after when he was killed in Iraq. Dixie bounced back once again, using his insurance money to start up a mobile catering business. She loves her job and her family, and feels pretty content with her…

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