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Kitty's Book Spot!

I enjoy many types of books and genres.  This blog will reflect the latest books, music, movies and any other forms of entertainment that reflect my passions and hobbies.

 

Kitty's Book Spot!  "You keep writing, I'll keep reading."

Teaser Share - Ice Hard

 

 

 

PLAY TO WIN AND ALWAYS PLAY HARD!
Ice Hard by Tracy Goodwin drops October 8th!!!

 

 

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Hockey’s resident bad boy is hell on skates. But when he falls in love, he falls hard.

 

“Tracy Goodwin is an author to watch.”—Kelly Jamieson, USA Today bestselling author of the Aces Hockey series

 

Nick: 
 
As one of the New York Nighthawks, I’ve got it all: fame, success, wealth, plus I’m handsome as hell.
As for my relationships? They could be better.
I know how to do one-night stands, but I’m starting to crave something more.
Then I meet Camille Benetti.
She’s sexy, smart, sarcastic—totally my kind of girl.
The only problem? Cami doesn’t date hockey players.
But she’s never met me. . . .

 

 

Cami: 
 
Nick George is impossible to resist. Not only is he scorching hot, he’s kind, he’s funny, and he wants me bad.
But I learned my lesson the hard way: no jocks.
So why do I agree to be Nick’s date to the wedding of the year?
One night . . . that’s our deal.
He is the best man, after all.
But Nick is crystal clear about his intentions. He wants a relationship.
And he’s tempting me to break all my rules. . . .

 

Tracy Goodwin’s seductive New York Nighthawks novels can be read together or separately:

ICE HOT • ICE HARD

 

 

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He doesn’t want a one-night stand. He wants it all.

 

 

 

About Tracy:

 

Tracy Goodwin is a USA Today bestselling author. Throughout a career spanning a decade, she has achieved both traditional and indie publishing success. She is the author of the sexy New York Nighthawks contemporary romance series for Loveswept. In addition, she pens sweeping historical romances and vivid urban fantasies. Though the genres may be different, each story delivers her unique blend of passion, excitement, poignant emotion, humor, and unforgettable characters that steal readers’ hearts.

 

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Book Blitz - Julian Fox
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Happy release week to Julian Fox: The Dream Guardian!
 

JulianFox: The Dream Guardian
by E.J. Miranda
Genre: YA Fantasy
Release Date: September 18th 2019

Summary:

It is said that dreams are just that: only dreams. But believe me, this is not always true. Some dreams are as real as the dreamer.

Thanks to their dreams, dreamers can receive the special visit of eternal wisdom that has inspired the creativity of great inventors, scientists, musicians, and even writers throughout the ages.

This creative wisdom is not always the type that appears to the eager conscience. Sometimes, a Defiler, a destroyer of dreams, is the one who tries to appear before the dreamer. These creatures were once humans, but they allowed their pain and desire for revenge to take over and seek the same miserable fate for the one who dreams.

You must not fear — Dream Guardians, also known as Kelsdrant, will always protect the one who dreams, even with their own life. They are people of flesh and bone, just like you and me, or at least they are on Earth.

The following story is dedicated to the fun, extravagant, and enlightening life of Julian Fox, the Dream Guardian.

Be prepared, dear reader. It is time to dream, laugh, reflect, and even maybe cry.

Welcome to the Land of the Wise Dreams.

 
About the Author:
 
E.J. Miranda is an avid reader, an enthusiastic traveler, and a passionate author. Her great sense of humor and love for nature have granted her a rebellious writing style: her approach describes the adventures of life, but in such a way that each reader can have an individual take on the matter. 

Her inspiration comes from her curiosity about other countries’ cultures and peculiarities. A few countries in particular which spark her curiosity are Colombia, Italy, Costa Rica, England, Belgium, Mexico, Spain, and the United States. Her favorite places to visit are historical sites and museums, locations that allow her to explore important and even overlooked details. 

She currently lives with her husband in Colombia, but frequently travels to Houston to visit her daughter and son. E.J. Miranda has a degree in tax accounting, but she prefers interacting with people to calculating their taxes. 
 
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Review
5 Stars
Naughty
Dirty Player - Mira Lyn Kelly

This book is #2, in the Back To You series.  This book can be read as a standalone novel.  For reader understanding of the series, and to avoid spoilers, I recommend reading this great series in order.

 

Greg and Julia are bet friends.  They both like it that way.  Lately, Greg has been wondering if it would be worth it to take it to the next level.  He has always been attracted and the deal they made for their high school reunion is coming due........

 

Julia has not had good luck with men and relationships.  The best one has lasted since they have stayed friends.  After one kiss, they both want to try since the chemistry is there.  Will it be the best or the worst decision they ever make?

 

This series gets hotter!  The characters are very involved professionals.  Yet they find time for the things that matter.  I loved the banter, the friendships, the heat.  Wow the sexy times are H-O-T!  I cannot wait to read the next installment. I give this a 5/5 Kitty's Paws UP!

Review
4 Stars
AUDIOBOOK Review - Hate To Love You
Hate To Love You - J. P. Oliver

Mason is asked by a close friend to help plan the wedding.  Only there is a catch.  He must work with his secret crush and basically a frenemy, Liam.  He agrees - since their mutual friend is important to both of them.  They agree to try.

 

Liam has been in love with Drew forever.  Planning his wedding was never in the plans he saw for their future.  Then he starts to work with Mason.  He finds that he understands him better the more he gets to know him.

 

This was an amazing read.  They start off with incredible banter and the best laid plans..... per usual, the end is vastly different.  I found many points were quite compelling and profound.  The narration was amazing - the different voices were obvious and very nice.  I love the sounds of the voices.  This was one of the best I have heard in a while.  I give this an overall score of 4/5 Kitty's Paws UP!

 

 

***This copy was given in exchange for an honest review only.

Review
4 Stars
Maybe
The Perfect Bargain (Entangled Lovestruck) (How to Marry a Highlander) - Jessa McAdams, Julia London

Sloane goes into Galen's pub daily.  He has the best WI-FI and cell service.  The only way she can stay in touch with her life in the States.  She tells him her ideas to improve his pub while she is there.  He very much hates that she has all these ideas.  He is annoyed by these daily conversations.

 

Galen is trying to make it work.  He has the pub that was his Grandfather's.  His family gives him little to no help and thinks he is crazy for trying.  He left his job as a solicitor to make this happen.  Now he has a crazy American woman offering him a deal.  

 

This story was so fun to read.  There was a lot of humor.  I enjoyed the banter, and the heat was literally of the charts HOT!  I found myself rooting for this couple early on.  They really were the perfect set of opposites attract.  I give this a 4/5 Kitty's Paws UP!

 

 

***This copy was given in exchange for an honest review, by Netgalley and its publishers.

Review
5 Stars
Chances
Hard Crush - Mira Lyn Kelly

Hank & Abby used to date back in high school.  Abby is shocked to see him back in the school they used to go to, and where she works now.  It is bringing back feelings she thought she lost.  Still attracted, and still afraid, she is not sure whether to trust and go all in.

 

Hank has never forgotten Abby.  She is very much the one who got away.  He is hoping this second chance at love will have a different ending.  As far as he can tell, the feelings not only went away, they are back in full force.

 

I thought this was one of the best - most sexy - romance stories I have ever read.  I was more than thrilled to see it be put on the app Chapters.  Had to come back and review this very hot and very good read.  What a great introduction to the Back To You series!  I give this a 5/5 Kitty's Paws UP!

Release Blitz - Single Dad

 

Single Dad (Milford College #3) by Noelle Adams is available NOW!

 

Book Info:

 

Title: Single Dad

Series: Milford College #3

Author: Noelle Adams

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Trope: no-strings-attached; single dad

 

Summary:

 

The last thing I want is to partner on a library exhibit with Max, a hot new art professor at my college, but it's part of my job as librarian so I don't have a choice. My attraction to him is intense and immediate, but I'm taking a break from dating so I can focus on myself. I don't need a distraction like Max.

 

He's a single father, and that's the only thing he can focus on now. He's never going to take a relationship with me seriously, no matter how much I want him to.

 

Single Dad is the third book in the Milford College series, novellas about the faculty and staff of a small liberal arts college.  

 

 

Single Dad by Noelle Adams  

Enjoy a fragment:

I’m pretending to work on email but mostly giving myself a pep talk when there’s a tap on my half-open door.
I turn around with a practiced smile, only to freeze when I see Max standing in my doorway, dressed in tan trousers and a black Oxford with that intimate smile on his face.
It’s unseemly for a man to look that sexy. A universal injustice.
“I’m three minutes early, but surely you aren’t surprised to see me,” he says.
“Come on in. Of course I’m not surprised.”
“Then why do you look like you’ve been socked in the gut?”
“I don’t look like that.”
“How do you know? You can’t see yourself.”
I roll my eyes, my annoyance at this teasing overcoming the rush of attraction that had paralyzed me. I stand up. “Let me show you the books.”
“Ah. I’m back to being treated with cold-as-ice professionalism.” His smile is even warmer than before, so it’s clear he isn’t remotely offended.
I roll my eyes again. “I’m not treating you cold as ice.”
“It feels kind of icy to me. And here I was being nice and bringing you lunch.” He raises a bag he’s been holding that I only half noticed before.
“You brought me lunch?”
“I brought us lunch, but if you don’t want me to eat with you, I can take mine with me.”
“Why did you bring lunch?” I’m filled with another rush of pleasure.
“Because I figured I was using up your lunch break, and I thought you might be hungry. I’m a nice guy that way. You just haven’t realized it yet.”
“I know you’re a nice guy.”
“Do you?”
“Yes. I do.” I’m afraid I might be gazing at him fatuously, and he’s going to be able to see it. So I clear my throat and give myself a mental shake. “Why wouldn’t I?”
“I don’t know. Like I said before, I’m still trying to figure you out. So do you want some lunch?”
“What did you get?”
“I didn’t know what you would want, so I got two kinds of salad, three kinds of sandwiches, and some pasta salad. I’ll eat whatever you don’t want.”
I gape at him. “You’ll eat two salads and two sandwiches?”
He laughs as he pulls containers and wrapped sandwiches out of the bag. “I could, but I probably won’t. You’ll have to eat half this stuff.”
“I can’t eat half of all this. You do see the size of me, don’t you?” I’m checking the labels and getting excited at every one I see. They’re just half sandwiches, so I pick the chicken salad on sourdough and the small Greek salad.
“Yes. I see the size of you.”
My breath hitches at his shift of tone. When I lift my eyes to meet his, I’m trapped by the heat of his gaze. His eyes are running up and down me, from my loose hair to my sandals. I’m wearing a long, soft skirt today in a pretty, feminine print. It’s not a sexy outfit, but I feel that way under his possessive gaze. My whole body starts to pulse.
When I realize what I’m feeling, I wrench my eyes away from his and focus down on my food again. I sit in my desk chair with an awkward flop.
He appears in better condition than me, but he doesn’t say anything else as he takes the turkey club and the pasta salad. He hands me a napkin and utensils, and we begin to eat.
“Thank you for this,” I say, after I’ve swallowed a bite of sandwich. It’s really good.
“You’re welcome. Thanks for your help with the exhibit.”
“No problem. The books are over there.”
“Great. We can look at them after we eat.”
His suggestion makes sense since we obviously don’t want to get food all over the books I’ve collected for him. But it extends our time together longer than I was hoping.
It would be so much easier and better for my state of mind if I could get him out of here in ten minutes.
No such luck.

 

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Trailer Reveal - Bursts Of Fire
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Bursts of Fire
by Susan Forest
Genre: YA Fantasy
Release Date: August 6th 2019
Laksa Media Groups Inc.

Summary:

Bursts of Fire begins an epic political fantasy of revenge, addictions, and redemption for three magiel sisters in an empire where magic has become suspect and where love and loyalty--for one's lover, one's family, one's country--are tested. If Heaven desires the very earth be burned, what place can those below hope for, when the flames come for them?
The Falkyn sisters bear a burden and a legacy. Their mother, the imperial magiel of the kingdom of Orumon, protects her people from the horrors of the afterlife by calling upon the Gods with a precious Prayer Stone. But war among the kingdoms has brought fire and destruction to their sheltered world. When a mad king's desire to destroy the Prayer Stones shatters their family, the three girls are scattered to the wilderness, relying on their wits and powers they don't yet master.
Assassin. Battle tactician. Magic wielder. Driven by different ambitions, Meg, Janat, and Rennika are destined to become all these and more. To reclaim their birth right, they must overcome doubtful loyalties within a rising rebellion; more, they must challenge a dogma-driven chancellor's influence on the prince raised to inherit his father's war: a prince struggling to unravel the mystery of his brother's addiction to Heaven.

 

 

Praise for Bursts of Fire

Publishers Lunch Buzz Books 2019 Selection
"An emotional story of familial love, tension, and mistrust among three sisters and three brothers . . . devastated by conquest and fanaticism. Readers who relish adventure mingled with a message will be engrossed in the plights of the two sets of siblings."—Publishers Weekly

"Forest depicts strong female characters, with varying motivations and personalities adding plenty of action in daring raids, battles with war machines, and magical time walking, though equal attention is given to exploring relationships between the sisters and their allies. This exciting new series will have fantasy fans eagerly awaiting the next installment."— Library Journal
 
 
"The first book in the Addicted to Heaven series promises an exciting political fantasy with realistic representation of mental illness and addiction and is sure to entertain fans of epic adventures."—Booklist
 
 
TRAILER:

 

About the Author:
 
Susan Forest grew up in a family of mountaineers and skiers, and she loves adventure. She also loves the big ideas found in SF/F, and finds fast-paced adventure stories a great place to explore how individuals grapple with complex moral decisions. Susan is also an award-winning fiction editor, has published over 25 short stories, and has appeared at many international writing conventions. She loves travel and has been known to dictate novels from the back of her husband's motorcycle.
 
Follow Susan at http://addictedtoheaven.com and http://speculative-fiction.ca

Other author’s links: Twitter | Instagram

 

Review
4 Stars
Release Blitz - Driving Me Wild

 

Today we have the release day blitz of DRIVING ME WILD by Mia Carter! Check it out and be sure to grab your copy today!

 

 

 

Title: Driving Me Wild

Author: Mia Carter

Genre: Contemporary Romance

 

About Driving Me Wild:

 

I never in a million years thought that finding a lost pair of keys would lead to adventure.  

 

All my life, I’ve been perfectly average. Compared to the rest of my high-achieving, type-A family, it feels impossible to stand out. While I’d love to make my big artistic dreams happen, I’m kind of stuck, thanks to a bunch of lame things like “affordable rent” and “keeping the internet on.” Dreaming doesn’t pay the bills. Freelance design work and part-time rideshare driving does. And it’s nice, for the most part. Finding a passenger’s thumb drive usually means reporting, returning, yay-hurrah-good-job-me. Except this time.  

 

This time, I put the thumb drive in my computer. Hey, I’m just trying to be helpful! Suddenly a chat window pops up and the owner of the drive is bribing me to fly halfway across the world. Today. Turns out he's the super hot fare I haven't been able to stop thinking about...who just so happens to be Logan Weiss—the crazy-hot 29-year-old billionaire known as "the most eligible bachelor in tech”. What the hell am I even doing?

 

Get Your Copy:

Entangled Publishing | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo | Apple iBooks | Goodreads

 

Exclusive Excerpt:

 

My coffee is finally cool enough to drink, and so I pick it up with the little folded paper handles and take a sip.

 

“Oh, I forgot to ask, did you want cream or sugar?”

 

I shake my head, swallowing the bitter brew and setting my cup down carefully on the oilcloth. “No, I really do like it black. But thank you.”

 

Logan gives me a curious, almost amused look.

 

“What?” I smile. “Don’t tell me you’re one of those people who likes those sugar bomb blended drinks that barely pass for coffee?”

 

“They’re good,” he mutters. “And I don’t have them that often.”

 

I laugh out loud. “Unbelievable. You realize this knowledge is far more lucrative than any corporate secrets, right? Just think of what they’d do if your whole ‘Darth CEO’ vibe was tarnished by the presence of an extra-pump white-chocolate mocha.”

 

Logan looks up and glares at me, playful, from across the table. “‘Darth CEO?’”

 

“You know, your whole...” I gesture vaguely at him.

 

“Intense thing. You’re intimidating.”

 

His smile falters a little. “You think I’m intimidating?”

 

“Well I don’t, obviously,” I say, hastily correcting my earlier flippant comment. “I think you’re... People see you one way is all I’m saying. It happens to all of us.”

 

“So how do people see you, then?” he asks.

 

I laugh, but it’s a little nervous now. “Don’t do that.”

 

“Do what?”

 

“I already know how people see me,” I say. “I don’t need to go over that. I’m very much aware.”

 

When I look up from my meal, Logan is watching me, curious. “They think you’re talented. Creative. Vibrant?”

 

“Average,” I say. “Not quite good enough. If you saw my sisters, you’d understand.”

 

“I’m not here with your sisters,” Logan says.

 

“Neither of them found your keys.” I smile at him, trying to deflect his analysis of me without making it seem like that’s what I’m doing.

 

“I don’t want to be here with your sisters,” he amends. “Although I’m sure they’re perfectly lovely people.”

 

I don’t know what to say to this. So, instead, I pick up my coffee again, blow on it to keep my mouth from trembling. It hurts too much to have someone pretend to want you.

 

 

 

Driving Me WildDriving Me Wild by Mia Carter
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Logan meets this amazingly charming young lady on the way to the airport. How did he find her? She is his driver for this trip. In a hurry, he rushes off - leaving something behind. If he is to get his project off the ground, he had better talk that charming driver into making a spontaneous trip to where he is.

Chloe drives lots of people. She tries to make money to survive while she is working on getting her art to pay her rent. Then the trip drops in her lap. This trip is a chance of a lifetime, returning keys a billionaire asks for. He needs help. Is it crazy?

I found this book very entertaining. I loved the banter. The heat grew in intensity and was weaved nicely throughout the story. The pace was steady. I really found this one hard to put down.


***This ARC copy was given by Netgalley and its publishers, in exchange for an honest review.

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About Mia:

 

Mia Carter lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and spends her days enjoying nature, dreaming of the next travel adventure, knitting up unraveled plot threads, and playing way too many video games.

 

Enter Mia’s Giveaway:

 

 

a Rafflecopter giveaway

 

 

 

 

Review
4 Stars
Release Blitz - The Lion Heart

 

 

⚽ NOW AVAILABLE ⚽
 
The Lion Heart by Carrie Aarons is now LIVE and FREE in KU!
 
Review
4 Stars
Thaw
Arctic Heat (Frozen Hearts #3) - Annabeth Albert

This is book #3, in the Frozen Hearts series.  This book can be read as a standalone novel.  To fully understand series, and to avoid spoilers, I recommend reading this series in order.

 

Owen has a new look on life after cancer.  He volunteers to help in the deep cold of Alaska for the winter.  He has to get used to being mostly alone.  Just him and Quill.  Cold and sexy man can be a great combination.

 

Quilleran AKA "Quill"  is mostly fine being alone.  Being hurt in the past has shaped how he has spent the last couple decades.  Is it time to let someone in?  Owen might be a city boy, but he is proving himself to be a great team member.

 

This book is what you call a slow burn.  I loved reading about these guys.  They have so much to learn and together it just seems simple.  There is quite a lot of sparks and heat for how cold it is there.  Great addition to the series.  I give this a 4/5 Kitty's Paws UP!

 

 

***This ARC copy was given by Netgalley and its publisher, in exchange for an honest review only.

Review
4 Stars
Roar
The Lion Heart - Carrie Aarons

This is book #2, in the Rogue Academy series.  This book can be read as a standalone novel.  For reader understanding, and to avoid spoilers, I recommend reading this sexy series in order.

 

Kingston is at the top of his game.  He has made it to the best of the best.  Now he wants to be with the best.  Attracted from the first moment they met, he has wanted Poppy.  Chasing after women is just not the same now.

 

Poppy is sick of being lusted after by men who feel it is their right.  Overpaid, or born into money they all seem to be just overgrown boys who want to add her to their toy collection.  She has plans to be more than just a rich mans conquest.

 

The chemistry with this couple is off the charts.  Every time they are even in the same room the temperature rises.  This series seems to just get hotter.  I love the banter.  I love the pace that is nice and strong.  The heat is nice and hot.  I cannot wait to see the next installment.  I give this a 4/5 Kitty's Paws UP!

 

 

***This early copy was given in exchange for an honest review.

Blog Tour - In Over Her Head
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Check out my stop on the In Over Her Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series #2) blog tour!
 

In Over Head Head: Lights, Camera, Anxiety (The Cecily Taylor Series #2)
by Krysten Lindsay Hager
Genre: YA Contemporary Fiction
Release Date: September 3rd 2019
Clean Reads Publishing

Summary:

Cecily feels like she has it all: great best friends, the beginnings of a career as a model/actress, and she’s dating her favorite singer, Andrew Holiday. Then Cecily’s best friend Lila begins to ditch her every time Lila’s boyfriend calls. Cecily feels lost, but she and Andrew begin connecting more and she’s never been in a relationship where she felt so understood. Andrew even begins to confide in her about his anxiety. Soon Cecily experiences her own anxiety on a magazine photo shoot, but she manages to impress the magazine staff. Just when it seems like all her dreams are coming true, everything comes crashing down when a photo of Andrew with another girl appears online. He swears nothing happened, but Cecily is crushed. She feels like she’s lost two of the people closest to her. Was her perfect relationship real or was she in over her head? 

 
 
Book One:
Can Dreams Come True? (The Cecily Taylor Series #1)


Summary:

Cecily has always had a huge crush on singer Andrew Holiday and she wants to be an actress, so she tags along when her friend auditions for his new video. However, the director isn’t looking for an actress, but rather the girl next door—and so is Andrew. Cecily gets a part in the video and all of Andrew’s attention on the set. Her friend begins to see red and Cecily’s boyfriend is seeing green—as in major jealousy. A misunderstanding leaves Cecily and her boyfriend on the outs and Andrew hopes to pick up the pieces as he’s looking for someone more stable in his life than the models he’s dated. Soon Cecily begins to realize Andrew understands her more than her small-town boyfriend—but can her perfect love match really be her favorite rock star?

  
 
Purchase:
Book Depository: https://bit.ly/2ZuKQun
 
Excerpt:

“Good luck at the photo shoot tomorrow,” he said. “You’ll be great.”
I stared out the window on the ride back to the hotel taking in all the sites. As I walked into the hotel I felt a new air of confidence. Instead of just reading about someone going out with a pop star to some fabulous rooftop hotel restaurant and being in the big city, I was living it. This was my life and not some YA book heroine’s. Tomorrow I was off on a modeling shoot. I was living a dream and proving how I was ready for a big life. This was my destiny. I could do this.
 
 
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My alarm went off and at the same time an alarm went off in my brain saying, no, I could not do this. What was I thinking? Me, model? That’s where people take photos of you for the sole purpose of other people looking at them, which encouraged judgement and evil comments. People don’t just keep those comments to themselves anymore. Oh no, they grab their phone or laptop or whatever device helps them spew out unhelpful and cruel comments on people’s appearances online for all the world to see.
 
 
My stomach felt like spewing all over the nice hotel sheets I was wrapped in.  Why did I ever think I was up for this? Those strangers online would destroy me within seconds. Girls like Harlow who were born with an undeniable beauty could do stuff like this and even then, I had seen strangers criticize her online when she posted selfies.
 
 
Being anxious always made all my senses go nuts. I ate two slices of toast and then my stomach did a weird flipping thing. Oh no, not today. Looking over at the clock I realized it was almost time for us to leave. Come on, stomach. You’re fine. Just relax and…nope, time to hit the bathroom. Why can’t I just be a big girl and go to this stupid shoot which most girls would kill to do without my stomach freaking out?
 
 
 
About the Author:
Krysten Lindsay Hager writes about friendship, self-esteem, fitting in, frenemies, crushes, fame, first loves, and values. She is the author of True Colors, Best Friends...Forever?, Next Door to a Star,  Landry in Like, Competing with the Star, Dating the It Guy, and Can Dreams Come True. True Colors, won the Readers Favorite award for best preteen book and the Dayton Book Expo Bestseller Award for children/teens. Best Friends…Forever won the Readers’ Favorite Silver Medal. Competing with the Star is a Readers' Favorite Book Award Finalist. Landry in Like is a Literary Classics Gold Medal recipient.
 
Krysten's work has been featured in USA Today, The Flint Journal, the Grand Haven Tribune, the Beavercreek Current, the Bellbrook Times, Springfield News-Sun, Grand Blanc View, Dayton Daily News and on Living Dayton. 
 
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425 Madison Avenue Season Two Announcement
425 Madison Avenue Season Two Announcement
 



We're so excited to finally announce that 425 Madison Avenue is returning for a second season, beginning in early 2020! 


This season will feature some new authors as well as some of season one's favs. Back for season two is Allie York, Leigh Lennon, MK Moore, Aubree Valentine, Lauren Helms, and Katy Ames. Plus a warm welcome to KC Enders, Jennifer Rebecca, and Marcie Shumway! 

Not only do we have a sexy mix of new and returning authors, prepare for pages packed with new romances, characters, and tropes all from the same well-loved high-rise apartment building in NYC. 

To celebrate we are giving away a complete season one set of signed books! One winner will win all nine books from season one, all signed by the authors who penned them.

Do you want this EXCLUSIVE set of books for your bookshelf?
Click here!

 
Make sure to follow the 425 Madison Avenue Facebook page for more on release dates, cover reveals and author spotlights over the coming weeks. 
 
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About the 425 Madison Series
 
Welcome to 425 Madison Ave the perfect place to fall in love. Delicious romances set in fast-paced & sexy NYC just waiting for you to read.
 
Season One features stories from some of your favorite romance authors: Leigh Lennon, MK Moore, Allie York, Aubree Valentine, Kay Gordon, Lauren Helms, Sylvia Kane, Katy Ames, and C. Lesbirel. Join these authors as they come together, each with a standalone romance for you to enjoy.
 
Covering all of your favorite tropes: second-chance romance, best friends sibling romance to a good ol' enemies to lovers romance. We've even got a sports romance, a fake relationship and an ugly duckling or two. Don't forget a brother's best friend and falling for your soul mate. Maybe a little love triangle as well. Each tale offers you something new, something different. After all, 425 Madison is the perfect place to fall in love!
 
For more information, visit the series website.
 
 
This series and all promotional events are brought to you by Forever Write PR - Forever your source for all your writing needs. https://www.facebook.com/ForeverWritePR/
 
Review
4 Stars
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Trey (7 Brides for 7 Blackthornes Book 7) - Christie Ridgway

This book is #7, in the 7 Brides for 7 Blackthornes series.  This book can be read as a standalone novel.  For reader enjoyment, and to avoid spoilers, I recommend reading this series in order.

 

Trey meets Mia in Paris, thanks to his mother making herself unavailable.  He is overly tired, overly hungry, and ready to scream.  Then his scheming mother tries again, and he is suddenly wandering the city with a beautiful woman.

 

Mia does not want to be attracted to Trey.  Doing a friend a favor is one thing.  It's totally another when you can't resist and kiss him.  She needs to keep to why she came to Paris and promises she has made.

 

This book was kind of a surprise.  I was eager to get to this one, for both stories that are running through this series.  I loved the banter.  I found the pace to be nice and careful.  The characters seemed to hit it off right away and that thrilled me.  I was rooting for them by their first kiss.  I give this 4/5 Kitty's Paws UP!

 

 

***This early copy was given in exchange for an honest review only.  

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4 Stars
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How to Belong with a Billionaire - Alexis Hall

This is book #3, in the Arden St Ives series.  This book can be read as a standalone novel.  To avoid spoilers, and to have a complete understanding of this series, I recommend reading this series in order.

 

Arden is trying hard to move on.  He knows he will always love Caspian, but he cannot be with someone who does not want him there.  He goes about his life as if this is how it will be from now on.

 

Caspian will always love Arden.  He just made up his mind to go another direction.  When the worst happens, can he walk away from someone he loves who is hurting?

 

I expected to hate this book.  I was so invested in these characters I hated to see them apart.  So how grateful was I as I read further and further along and was excited to see them show how they could be in each others lives in other ways.  What an amazing story and a terrific ending!  I give this a 4/5 Kitty's Paws UP!

 

 

***This copy was given by Netgalley and its publishers, in exchange for an honest review.

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