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DEADLY CHEMISTRY Author Teri Anne Stanley Talks About the “Oof” Moments in Romance :)

Sigh…she had me at “Cosmo”–I LOVE that guy! The Big Oof Guest post by Teri Anne Stanley Why do people read romance? Well, I don’t know why other people read it, but I read it for the “oof.” Yeah, the “Oh, my!” parts can be nice, too, when they’re well done and not all throbbing love nubs and dripping lady-flowers. Believe me. I love a good “Oh, my!” as much as the next person. But it’s the “oof” that makes a romance worthwhile. It’s that feeling in my gut—kind of a solar-plexus spasm (sounds pleasant, doesn’t it?)— when two people…

Excerpt Reveal! THE DARE by Rachel Van Dyken (The Bet #3)

Seriously. A spider attack, a donkey ride from hell, AND Viagara tea? This I gotta read!   The Dare: From #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Rachel Van Dyken, comes the third and final book in the New York Time’s Bestselling Bet Series… Boring Beth Lynn has always lived up to her nickname… until she wakes up in a hotel bed next to a sexy as sin state senator she re-connected with at a wedding the previous night. The biggest problem? She can’t seem to remember anything about the night before except for crying into a box of cookies, and…

Release Day Launch with Giveaway: HARDER by Robin York (Caroline & West #2)

I can’t wait to read this one! Book one (DEEPER) was fantastic–check out my review here. I LOVE West! Seriously, this guy is awesome. We are thrilled to bring you the Release Day Launch for Robin York’s HARDER! HARDER is a New Adult contemporary romance being published by Random House’s Bantam imprint and is the 2nd novel in Robin York’s Caroline & West Series. This book, y’all.   HARDER Synopsis: In Robin York’s provocative new novel, two young ex-lovers find themselves together again in the shadow of tragedy—and an intense, undeniable attraction. Caroline still dreams about West. His warm skin,…

Release Day Blitz and Giveaway! SOMEONE FOR ME by Addison Moore (Someone to Love series)

Out today–read all about it, and then enter to win an awesome prize! SOMEONE FOR ME Synopsis: Kendall and Cruise ignite the pages in the final installment of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling series Someone to Love. Kendall Jordan knows she doesn’t need an elaborate wedding with a Vera Wang dress and a three-tiered cake. All she needs is the love of her life, the hot and romantic Cruise Elton. But she’s been dreaming of a picture-perfect wedding since childhood, and so with her finances in peril and a rock band squatting in the Elton B&B, Kendall must take extreme measures. She decides…

New Release and Giveaway! CRUSHED by Renee Novelle

Out now–and on sale! Check out three new adult romances by Renee Novelle all on sale now here. Crushed by R.S. Novelle Publication date: June 7th 2014 Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance   Synopsis: Brooklyn has decided to stick around campus to pursue her Master’s Degree while her boyfriend chases a job opportunity in Chicago. After discovering that long distance relations rarely work out, her best friend helps her to decide that she needs to put down the daily pints of therapeutic ice cream and join their local gym. Though resistant to the idea at first, Brooklyn relents and finds that things quickly heat up with her new personal trainer Collin. Is it just…

Books on Sale! Three New Adult Romances from Renee Novelle for 99 Cents Each!

  3 New Adult Romances – 99 cents each!   Latitudes: Skylar had spent her entire summer after college graduation in Key West for an internship at the Aquarium. And the experience had changed her in more ways than she’d realized. Gone was the sorority princess with materialistic ideals, and she was embracing the more authentic version of herself that was emerging in its place. Now, she wasn’t sure if she really wanted to return to the life she used to live, and to the fiancé who had already proven himself unfaithful to her. Just a few days before she’s supposed…

Cover Reveal and Giveaway: STEALING THIRD by Marta Brown

Enter to win a signed copy! Stealing Third by Marta Brown Publication date: July 2014 Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance Synopsis: For Emily, going to camp, the summer before college starts, means leaving her feuding parents alone for the next eight weeks, and coming back to divorce papers is a risk she can’t take. But no matter how many meddling phone calls, questionable hair decisions, and possibly illegal hookups she plans, her parents still march her off to Camp Champ totally against her will. No matter. A few broken rules, and Em will be home free. That is, until she learns Tyler Ford, her baseball coach father’s star player and her drunken party hookup, is…

New Release Review: SEDUCED by Molly O’Keefe (Into the Wild #1)

This brand new historical romance blew me away– please tell me book #2 will be out soon, because OMG! SEDUCED by Molly O’Keefe Released May 26th, 2014 Historical Romance   BOOK SUMMARY:  A gritty and emotional historical western romance by RITA-award winning and Bestselling author Molly O’Keefe. Melody Hurst’s days as a Southern belle are over. Now she’s widowed and alone in the foothills of the Rockies, struggling to make a life in a dangerous world. She’s determined to secure a future by marrying – but love is out of the question. Cole Baywood has turned bounty hunter after serving…

New Release Review and Giveaway: PAST MY DEFENSES by Wendy Sparrow

It’s official–I. Love. This. Author! Book Title: Past My Defenses Author: Wendy Sparrow Release Date: 6/23/14 Genre: Suspense with a Paranormal slant   Book Synopsis: Vanessa is the fastest Lycan around. In wolf form, the only threat she can’t outrun is her allergies. After a feline dander-bomb takes her down, she wakes up naked in a cage staring at a hot park ranger who had no idea what he’d trapped. But ooooh, he smells so good. Mine. Dane hoped to tame the silver wolf in his kennel, but all bets are off with the deliciously sweet Vanessa on two legs.…

Release Day Blitz! TEACHING ROMAN by Gennifer Albin (A Good Girls Don’t novel)

Out today! TEACHING ROMAN by Gennifer Albin June 2014   BOOK SUMMARY: Jessica Stone has her life in perfect order until her perfectly boring boyfriend Brett puts things in perspective. So when she receives a call to action from her heartbroken best friend Cassie, she ditches her plans for Winter Break in gloomy Olympic Falls and sets off to Mexico for some fun in the sun. Determined to use her oceanview to prep for her MCATS, she doesn’t plan to run into anyone from Olympic State, least of all the cute communications prof she’s been crushing on for a year.…

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