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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Review & Excerpt Tour ~ CHASING CHRISTMAS EVE by Jill Shalvis

   

From New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis comes the next sexy, standalone novel in the Heartbreaker Bay series... Don’t miss the amazing excerpt and giveaway below, and order your copy today!

   

About CHASING CHRISTMAS EVE:

Meet cute...

Run for the hills—temporarily. That’s Colbie Albright’s plan when she flees New York for San Francisco. Wrangling her crazy family by day and writing a bestselling YA fantasy series by night has taken its toll. In short, Colbie’s so over it that she’s under it. She’s also under the waters of a historic San Francisco fountain within an hour of arrival. Fortunately, the guy who fishes Colbie out has her looking forward to Christmas among strangers. But she’s pretty sure Spencer Baldwin won’t be a stranger for long.

Make merry...

Spence’s commitment to hiding from the Ghosts of Relationships Past means he doesn’t have to worry about the powerful—okay, crazy hot—chemistry he’s got with Colbie. Just because she can laugh at anything, especially herself... just because she’s gorgeous and a great listener…just because she “gets” Spencer immediately doesn’t mean he won’t be able to let Colbie go. Does it?

…and hope for a miracle.

Now the clock’s ticking for Colbie and Spence: Two weeks to cut loose. Two weeks to fall hard. Two weeks to figure out how to make this Christmas last a lifetime

   

Order CHASING CHRISTMAS EVE in ebook or paperback, releasing 9/26/17!

 

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I’ve been dreaming of getting my hands on Spence’s story since this series began and Jill Shalvis didn’t let me down. Spence’s story was so much more than I expected it  to be. The sexy geek meets the sweet writer.  It was one of those romance stories that makes you smile page after page and just warms your heart. That one story that makes you turn those pages faster to see what happens next.

Jill Shalvis’s stories always give me that warm and fuzzy feeling.  They’re filled with fluff and a little bit of heat mixed in. Colbie and Spence are that perfect mix of sweet and sexy. Their story was fun and flirty and romantic with little angst. This was just an adorable story to add to this amazing series.


       

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Excerpt
Spence drew in a deep, shuddering breath that wasn’t much steadier than hers and pulled off his now crooked glasses. “Hang on a second.” He tossed them aside. “I need to check on something.”
“What?” she asked warily.
Once again he slowly drew her in, his eyes heated and focused on hers, infusing her with some of his calm. “I want to see if this is how it’s going to be.”
“How what’s going to be?” she whispered.
“This.”
 His kiss started out just as slow and thoughtful as the first, all careful control. But when his tongue touched hers, control flew straight out the window. 


   
Jill Shalvis’s CHASING CHRISTMAS EVE – Review & Excerpt Tour Schedule:
September 18th
Bea's Book Nook – Review & Excerpt
From the TBR PIle – Review & Excerpt
I Love Romance – Review & Excerpt
Reading in Pajamas – Excerpt
Writing My Own Fairy Tale – Review & Excerpt
September 19th
Books and Things Blog – Review & Excerpt
East Coast Book Chicks – Review & Excerpt
IreneChart – Review & Excerpt
JordansBookReviews – Excerpt
September 20th
Bridget's Book Bungalow – Review & Excerpt
Fiction Fangirls – Review & Excerpt
Marieke's Books – Review & Excerpt
Reese's Reviews – Review & Excerpt
September 21st
Inside The Mind of an Avid Reader – Review & Excerpt
Rachel Loren's Love of Reading – Review & Excerpt
What I'm Reading – Review & Excerpt
September 22nd
JOJO THE BOOKAHOLIC – Review & Excerpt
Love Notes Book Blog – Review & Excerpt
Melena`s Reviews – Review & Excerpt
Red Hot + Blue REads – Review & Excerpt
Southern Yankee Book Reviews – Review & Excerpt
The Readdicts – Review & Excerpt
September 23rd
Miss Riki – Review & Excerpt
Renee Entress's Blog – Review & Excerpt
The Reading Cafe – Review & Excerpt
September 24th
Lover of Big Books Cannot Lie – Review & Excerpt
Sofia Loves Books – Review & Excerpt
The Book Maven – Review & Excerpt
September 25th
Book Angel Booktopia – Review & Excerpt
Cara's Book Boudoir – Review & Excerpt
Kitty's Book Spot! – Review & Excerpt
OMGReads – Review & Excerpt
Shannon's Book Blog – Review & Excerpt
September 26th
Becky on Books – Review & Excerpt
Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews – Review & Excerpt
KT Book Reviews – Excerpt
Lightning City Book Reviews – Review & Excerpt
September 27th
Booked All Night – Review & Excerpt
Embrace the Romance – Review & Excerpt
Two Book Pushers – Review & Excerpt
September 28th
A Hopeless Romantic's Booklandia – Review & Excerpt
BJ's Book Blog – Review
Bookishly Yours – Review & Excerpt
Evermore Books – Review & Excerpt
Sweet Red Reads – Review & Excerpt
The Heathers Blog – Excerpt
September 29th
Book Munchies – Review & Excerpt
BooksPieAndCoffee – Review & Excerpt
I'm A Book Shark – Review & Excerpt
TBR Book Blog – Review & Excerpt
September 30th
Books and Tequila – Review & Excerpt
ContemporaryCween – Review
Jax's Book Magic – Review & Excerpt
MI Bookshelf – Review
Nose Stuck in a Book – Review & Excerpt
Shelf_Life – Review
The Reading Belles – Review & Excerpt
   
   

And don’t miss the previous books in Jill Shalvis’s Heartbreaker Bay Series, SWEET LITTLE LIES, THE TROUBLE WITH MISTLETOE and ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE, now available! Grab your copies HERE!

 
About Jill Shalvis: New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jill Shalvis lives in a small town in the Sierras full of quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is, um, mostly coincidental. Look for Jill’s sexy contemporary and award-winning books wherever romances are sold and click on the blog button above for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.      

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Cover Reveal: Forever Our Boys by Heidi McLaughlin

Title: Forever Our Boys
Series: The Beaumont Series #5.5
Author: Heidi McLaughlin
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: October 5, 2017 

Come back to Beaumont… sort of! Join Josie, Katelyn, and Jenna when they embark on a vacation, away from the glitz and glam that their lives have become.


With Katelyn and Jenna living in California, and Josie in Beaumont, the daily coffee at Whimsicality has long been forgotten, while motherhood and being wives to Harrison, Jimmy, and Liam have taken over, the best friends aren’t able to see each other as often as they like. After their husbands all but push them out the door, they meet up for a week of sun, relaxation, and reminiscing.


My hand reaches for the worn-out button on my alarm clock, patting it a few times until the annoying beep ceases. Whoever created this jarring sound is made of evil. The noise is meant to rouse me from my sleep; instead, it shocks my heart into a faster rhythm and scares the ever-loving crap out of me each time. Even when I’m already awake. Liam adjusts behind me, showing me that even after all these years, he’s still eager for me. His lips are on my bare shoulder while his fingers dig into the curvature of my hip, pulling me to an angle that is easily accessible for him. There has never been any doubt in my mind, Liam and I were made for each other. One simple touch, a lingering kiss, or a lustful look from him and I’m ready. I roll over and face him, letting my fingers trace the tattoo of my nickname, and then onto Noah and Betty Paige’s names. The three loves of his life permanently etched over his heart. “Are you sure you want to leave me?” he asks as he moves over to my pillow.

Heidi is a New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author.
Originally from the Pacific Northwest, she now lives in picturesque Vermont, with her husband and two daughters. Also renting space in their home is an over-hyper Beagle/Jack Russell, Buttercup and a Highland West/Mini Schnauzer, JiLL and her brother, Racicot.
When she's isn't writing one of the many stories planned for release, you'll find her sitting court-side during either daughter's basketball games.
Heidi's first novel, Forever My Girl, will be in theaters on October 27, 2017, starring Alex Roe and Jessica Rothe.
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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Release Day Launch ~ CHASING CHRISTMAS EVE by Jill Shalvis

   

From New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis comes the next sexy, standalone novel in the Heartbreaker Bay series... Don’t miss the amazing excerpt and giveaway below, and grab your copy today!

   

About CHASING CHRISTMAS EVE:

Meet cute...

Run for the hills—temporarily. That’s Colbie Albright’s plan when she flees New York for San Francisco. Wrangling her crazy family by day and writing a bestselling YA fantasy series by night has taken its toll. In short, Colbie’s so over it that she’s under it. She’s also under the waters of a historic San Francisco fountain within an hour of arrival. Fortunately, the guy who fishes Colbie out has her looking forward to Christmas among strangers. But she’s pretty sure Spencer Baldwin won’t be a stranger for long.

Make merry...

Spence’s commitment to hiding from the Ghosts of Relationships Past means he doesn’t have to worry about the powerful—okay, crazy hot—chemistry he’s got with Colbie. Just because she can laugh at anything, especially herself... just because she’s gorgeous and a great listener…just because she “gets” Spencer immediately doesn’t mean he won’t be able to let Colbie go. Does it?

…and hope for a miracle.

Now the clock’s ticking for Colbie and Spence: Two weeks to cut loose. Two weeks to fall hard. Two weeks to figure out how to make this Christmas last a lifetime

   

Order CHASING CHRISTMAS EVE in ebook or paperback, now available!

 

Amazon | iBooks | Kobo| Barnes & Noble

       

Add to your Goodreads

    EXCERPT: 

At the unexpected sight of Spence, Colbie startled hard. How was it that he was the one who needed glasses and yet she’d not seen him standing against the window? “No, I don’t kill a lot of people,” she said cautiously because she was wearing only a towel in front of a strange man. “But I’m happy to make an exception.”
He laughed, a rough rumble that was more than a little contagious but she controlled herself because, hello, she was once again dripping wet before the man who seemed to make her knees forget to hold her up.
“I didn’t mean to scare you,” he said and pushed off the wall to come close.
She froze, but he held up his hands like, I come in peace, and crouched at her feet to scoop up the clothes she hadn’t realized she’d dropped.
Leggings, a long forgiving tee, and the peach silk bra-and-panty set that hadn’t gotten so much as a blink from the TSA guy.
But it got one out of Spence. He also swallowed hard as she snatched them back from him.
“Hold on,” he said and caught her arm, pulling it toward him to look at her bleeding elbow.
“Sit,” he said and gently pushed her down to a weight bench. He vanished into the bathroom and came back out with a first aid kit.
It took him less than two minutes to clean and bandage the scrape. Then, easily balanced at her side on the balls of his feet, he did the same for both her knees, which she hadn’t noticed were also scraped up.
“You must’ve hit the brick coping as you fell in the fountain,” he said and let his thumb slide over the skin just above one bandaged knee.
She shivered, and not from the cold either. “Not going to kiss it better?” she heard herself ask before biting her tongue for running away with her good sense.
She’d raised her younger twin brothers. Scrappy, roughhouse wild animals, the both of them so there’d been plenty of injuries she’d kissed over the years.
But no one had ever kissed hers. Not surprising, since most of her injuries tended to be on the inside, where they didn’t show. Still, she was horrified she’d said anything at all. “I didn’t mean—” She broke off, frozen like a deer in the headlights as Spence slowly lowered his head, brushing his lips over the Band-Aid on her elbow, then her knees.
When he lifted his head, he pushed his glasses higher on his nose, those whiskey eyes warm and amused behind his lenses. “Better?”

     

And don’t miss the previous books in Jill Shalvis’s Heartbreaker Bay Series, SWEET LITTLE LIES, THE TROUBLE WITH MISTLETOE and ACCIDENTALLY ON PURPOSE, now available! Grab your copies HERE!

 
About Jill Shalvis: New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jill Shalvis lives in a small town in the Sierras full of quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is, um, mostly coincidental. Look for Jill’s sexy contemporary and award-winning books wherever romances are sold and click on the blog button above for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.      

Website | Facebook | Twitter | Newsletter SignUp

 

Monday, September 25, 2017

Release Blitz ~ STILL by Kennedy Ryan


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"Still is a masterpiece of love, lust and human feeling. Poetic and sexy beyond compare, Still will have you turning everything you know upside down and laughing, crying and panting through Grip and Bristol's journey. Five 'bruising' stars!"

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STILL, the sexy, emotional final installment of the GRIP series, is LIVE!

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I'll be there.
Through thick and thin.
Ride or die.
You can count on me.
The promises people make. The vows we take.
Assumptions of the heart.
Emotion tells us how we feel, but life...life has a way of plunging us in boiling water, burning away our illusions, testing our faith, trying our convictions.
Love floating is a butterfly, but love tested is an anchor.
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On a Ferris wheel under the stars
But when that love is tested, will they fly or fall?

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About Kennedy:

Kennedy Ryan is a Southern girl gone Southern California. A Top 100 Amazon Bestseller, Kennedy writes romance about remarkable women who find a way to thrive even in tough times, the love they find, and the men who cherish them. She is a wife to her lifetime lover and mother to an extraordinary son. She has always leveraged her journalism background to write for charity and non-profit organizations, but enjoys writing to raise Autism awareness most. A contributor for Modern Mom Magazine, Kennedy’s writings have appeared in Chicken Soup for the Soul, USA Today and many others. The founder and executive director of a foundation serving Georgia families living with Autism, Kennedy has appeared on Headline News, Montel Williams, NPR and other outlets as a voice for families living with autism.

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