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New Release Review! THE BOOKWORM CRUSH by Lisa Brown Roberts

Shy bookworm Amy McIntyre is about to compete for the chance to interview her favorite author, who hasn’t spoken to the press in years. The only way to win is to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight, but that level of confidence has never come easy. The solution? A competition coach. The problem? The best person for the job is the guy she’s secretly crushing on…local surfer celebrity Toff Nichols. He’s a player. He’s a heartthrob. He makes her forget basic things, like how to breathe. How can she feel any confidence around him? To her surprise,…

Re-Release Review! RISKING TRUST by Adrienne Giordano (Private Protectors #1)

Roxann Thorgesson’s world is out of control. After her father suffers a fatal heart attack, she must take over as publisher of Chicago’s second-largest newspaper. Then her ex-boyfriend Michael Taylor, CEO of his own security company, shows up needing a favor. The last thing Roxann needs is Michael around causing trouble–and potential heartbreak–but he’s involved in a scandalous story she can’t pass up. Twelve years ago, Michael walked out on Roxann without explanation. Now he needs her help. Michael’s estranged wife has been murdered and he is the prime suspect. He offers something no newspaperwoman could refuse: exclusive access to…

New Release Review and Giveaway! MISMATCHED IN MAYHEM by L.E. Rico (Whiskey Sisters #4)

Title: MISMATCHED IN MAYHEM Author: L.E. Rico Pub. Date: January 13, 2020 Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC (Bliss) Formats: Paperback, eBook Pages: 248 Welcome to Mayhem, Minnesota, with its sweater-wearing cats and ultra-competitive trivia nights. Where love really does conquer all…if you’ll let it. Walker O’Halloran is finally ready to shed her “wild child” persona. Bartending at her family’s pub, babysitting her adorable niece and nephews, and getting her degree during the day. What she doesn’t do is date–or even think about dating. Ever. Until he walks into her bar, looking like a former Mr. Quarterback of the Football Team and Student Council President all rolled into…

New Release Review! SEX AND OTHER SHINY OBJECTS by Lauren Blakely (Boyfriend Material #2)

The second the test-the-sexy-scenes offer landed in my lap, I said yes. After all, I’ve been damn curious about a few things I’ve read in romance novels. Do buttons truly go flying across the floor when you rip off a guy’s shirt? Is staircase sex hella hot or does it leave you with a big old bruise mark on your back? And don’t even get me started on all that panty shredding, and whether it even works. Time to find out as I embark on Project Sexy Scenes Research, at the request of my hotshot book editor bestie. All I…

New Release Review! WEDDING AT THE RIVERVIEW INN by Molly O’Keefe (Riverview Inn #1)

An emotional tale of a magical inn, a wedding gone terribly wrong and a woman searching for a second chance. Alice has hit rock bottom. Once a Michelin-starred chef, she is now drowning in debt, working the line at a chain restaurant and drinking too much. The last person she ever expected to come knocking with a job offer and a fresh start is her ex-husband, Gabe. Gabe built The Riverview Inn with his dad and brother. Now, the grand lodge in the Catskill Mountains is nearly ready for the opening event—a society wedding for 500 guests. The only thing…

New Release Review and Giveaway! SWEET TALKIN’ LOVER by Tracey Livesay (Girls’ Trip #1)

Sweet Talkin’ Lover by Tracey Livesay Series Girls Trip Genre Adult Contemporary Romance Publisher Avon Books Publication Date December 30, 2019 Tracey Livesay delivers the first novel in her sexy new series about lifelong friends and unforgettable love stories. When everything is on the line, surrendering completely to love is your only choice… Marketing manager Caila Harris knows that the road to success in the beauty industry doesn’t allow for detours. She’s forsaken any trace of a social life, working 24/7 to ensure her next promotion. When grief over her grandfather’s death leads to several catastrophic decisions, Caila gets one final chance…

New Release Review and Giveaway! THE SECRET SHE KEEPS by HelenKay Dimon (Whitaker Island #2)

The Secret She Keeps by HelenKay DimonSeries Whitaker IslandGenre Adult Contemporary RomancePublisher Avon BooksPublication Date December 30, 2019 No matter where you run to… Connor Rye seeks solace on remote Whitaker Island. When his first quiet evening ends with a blow to the head, it’s clear that nothing—and no one—is as it seems. Still haunted by his sister’s murder, he’s buried himself in work while trying to hold his family together. Now, when he has a minute to breathe, he knows better than to get involved with a stranger, but it might be too late to keep his distance. Desire…

Release Day Review! A FAKE GIRLFRIEND FOR CHINESE NEW YEAR by Jackie Lau (Holidays with the Wongs #3)

After his family’s matchmaking extravaganza at Thanksgiving, high school teacher Zach Wong is terrified of what his parents might do for Chinese New Year. Surely they’ll try to set him up yet again, especially now that his older brothers are in relationships. Zach, however, has no interest in dating, not since his fiancée left him. The solution? Find a fake girlfriend to avoid his parents’ matchmaking. Jo MacGregor, the town dentist, is the obvious choice. They both live in Mosquito Bay and have been friends for years, ever since they bonded over broken engagements. A few kisses and dates around…

New Release Review! A DAY IN THE DEATH OF WALTER ZAWISLAK by Molly O’Keefe

If, at the end of your life, you got to pick one day to relive, what day would you pick? Walter Zawislak wants none of it. Not a day to relive, not a trip down memory lane through a life he wasted. His wife, Rosie, died twenty years ago, and without her he hasn’t done much living. So if it’s lights out for him, then just turn them off already and let him get some peace and quiet. But Peter, the mysterious young man in charge of Walter’s afterlife, isn’t listening to Walter. In Peter’s eyes there is beauty in…

New Release Review and Giveaway! THE PRINCE OF BROADWAY by Joanna Shupe (Uptown Girls #2)

The Prince of Broadwayby Joanna ShupeSeries: Uptown Girls Genre: Adult Historical Romance Publisher: Avon Books Publication Date: December 30, 2019 Powerful casino owner.Ruthless mastermind.Destroyer of men. He lives in the shadows . . .As the owner of the city’s most exclusive casino, Clayton Madden holds the fortunes ofprominent families in the palms of his hands every night. There is one particular family he burns to ruin, however, one that has escaped his grasp . . . until now. She is society’s darling . . .Florence Greene is no one’s fool. She knows Clayton Madden is using her to ruin herprestigious…

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