Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Review - An Inconvenient Affair by Catherine Mann


An Inconvenient Affair grabbed me from the beginning. I couldn't put the book downand at the same time I dreaded reaching the end because I'd have to say goodbyeto Troy andHillary.

Troy is a sexy, rich, alpha male whomakes you wish you were Hillary. I loved how his success and money is offset byhim not needing luxury everywhere. He has a hard time with being openly honest.It’s not that he lies. He just has a way to manipulate people to get what hewants. Now, he’s meet his match in Hillary.

Hillaryis able to surprise Troy and he never gets surprised. He can figure out aheadof time what others will do. Her being unpredictable adds to the chemistybetween them. I especially enjoyed how their issue gets resolved in the end.Let's just say handcuffs are involved.

It’s bookone in Alpha Brotherhood series. I’m looking forward to the next in the series.

I recommend this book to anyone looking for a sexy read with an alpha male who will leave you breathless.

4.5 Stars- A Great Read (I would read it again)

Note: I requested thisbook from the author.  



Sometimeswrong feels oh-so right…

HillaryWright has always been a magnet for Mr. Wrong. Her latest left her in troublewith the law, and to clear her name, she’s agreed to an undercover sting—as the“date” for infamous Troy Donavan. The notorious hacker is now a government goodguy…and a sexy billionaire playboy. Troyhas a reputation as the sort of man she’s vowed to avoid, and his secretivenessadds fuel to Hillary’s distrust. But with his kisses like molten sin, herfierce resistance is melting. And being sensible in the face of suchoverpowering desire is just not an option.

The AlphaBrotherhood: Bound by an oath to make amends, these billionaires can conqueranything… but love.


Availableat:        Kindle        Harlequin        Nook

Monday, July 30, 2012

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Just For Fun by Erin Nicholas Review - A Recommended Read


Loved Just For Fun! The Bradfords series by Erin Nicholas just keeps getting better and it was already amazing. Dooley had me in chapter one.

Dooley is the primary caregiver for his dad. Wow! I already liked Dooley, but after reading that he takes care of his dad at the expensive of falling in love, I was a goner for him. This fact added to the Dooley I already liked from the previous books in this series. Now I understand why he appears so laid back and easygoing. He doesn't want a romance to take away from his dad and he's fine with that. Let me just say wow again. As someone who's taken care of a parent, I really admire this trait in Dooley.

Just For Fun is the perfect title because Morgan and Dooley get together just for fun. No commitments. No expectations. Just fun. Of course, the fun for the readers is how it turns into so much more than fun for both of them.

I completely understand what motives Dooley at the same time I understand Morgan's motivations. Dooley wants to be there for his dad and not spend money. He's tight with money because of his past. Morgan wants the stability of money and to make more than enough to share with those she loves because of her childhood. Now she has the opportunity for a job in California where she would make even more money, which is a huge temptation for her. Dooley won't leave his dad and family. So even though Dooley and Morgan are in love, they have to come to terms with what they want and how that will effect their relationship.

The guys (Kevin, Sam, Mac, and Ben) add to the story. The advice they give Dooley for how to handle Morgan to the way they help Dooley figure out his relationship with Morgan is fun, humorous, and great to read. The references to the movie Pretty Woman are priceless. The friendships leap off the page. I feel like I know the characters and just reading what they say I know who said it.

A recommended read for any reader looking for a sexy, contemporary romance that’s full of laughs, love, and an incredibly sexy hero who reads romance books.

5 Stars - A Must Read

Note: I received an ARC of this book. 




There's having fun... and then there's falling in love.

The Bradfords, Book 4

It was a chance meeting, a spontaneous, hot moment, a never-to-be-repeated encounter. So when the gorgeous redhead he knows only as Sugar walks into the bar and heads straight for him, Doug "Dooley" Miller knows he's in trouble. But he's sure not going to mind.

She needs a date to some swanky something-or-other. He's a fish-sticks-and-denim guy, but for a woman who's not afraid to get naughty in an elevator, he can stand a couple days of smoked salmon and Armani.

Morgan James admits she doesn't really know Doug, but she needs him to keep her mind-and hands-off her ex. A man who, despite the fact he stole her ideas, she's afraid could charm her into repeating her mistakes. Only Doug can make her forget the weasel exists. Besides, it's just this one time.

What started as not even a one-night stand has Dooley feeling things that he's never felt before. And that's outside of the bedroom. Don't even get him started on what's happening between the sheets. Why does he have a feeling that, as far as flings go, they're doing something wrong? Then again, if they're falling in love, they might just be getting that right.

Warning: Contains a woman who knows what she wants, a man who knows what he doesn't want, and a proposition that shows them both that they've never really wanted anything like this before.


Available at:         Kindle         Samhain         Nook

Saturday, July 28, 2012

ARC Review - A Scandalous Affair by Karen Erickson


A Scandalous Affair is a great, quick read. The plot suits the length of the book. While I was left wanting more of Daphne and Hartwell, their relationship and development of their feelings is believable for the short length.  

The love of a good woman is exactly what Hartwell needs to overcome stuttering and step out into the ton. Daphne is the perfect match for him. Her personality is just right to draw out the side of Hartwell he didn’t even know existed.

Hartwell isn’t an alpha male. However, his weaknesses and lack of socializing added to his character. An alpha male wouldn’t have worked as Daphne’s hero. Since she is a widow, she more daring and outspoken for this era.

I recommend this book to any reader looking for a quick historical romance that sizzles.

4 Stars – A Great Read

Note: I requested this book from Net Galley. 



Third in the Merry Widows series

From the moment Daphne, Lady Pomeroy, meets the mysterious Marquess of Hartwell at a masquerade ball, she’s determined to seduce him. The handsome, charming man cannot possibly be the cold, calculating lord who Society calls “Black Hart.” Risking everything, the lonely widow invites the elusive Hartwell to her dinner party . . . for two.

Hartwell’s arrogant reputation is built on a lie. For he has a shameful secret that keeps him in the shadows: a stutter—his downfall since childhood. He’d rather keep his mouth shut than look the fool. But he’s shocked to discover that in Daphne’s company—and in her bed—his stutter vanishes.

After one wanton evening together, Daphne is hurt when the lord lives up to his Black Hart name. Yet his reasons for leaving surprise even him. Now he must confess everything or risk losing Daphne forever…


Available at:         Kindle         Carina Press       Nook


Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Just For Fun Winner


Thank you to everyone who dropped by the blog! 

The winner of Just For Fun by Erin Nicholas is Tracy K. Email me at and I'll get your Kindle version of Just For Fun emailed to you.

Note: The winner was picked through Rafflecopter using random.org.  The winner has a week to contact me to claim his/her prize. 

Happy reading, everyone!

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Just For Fun Release Day


Just For Fun by Erin Nicholas is now available. It’s book 4 in the Bradfords series. A must read book. Actually, it's a must read series. This series is romance with humor and fun at it's best. Find out all about the Bradfords here.

For a chance to win Just For Fun go to yesterday’s post to enter. Giveaway ends at midnight tonight. Winner will be announced tomorrow. 

Just For Fun is available at  Kindle and Samhain     

Monday, July 23, 2012

Take It Like A Vamp Book Trailer

Watch the Book Trailer for Take It Like A Vamp by Candace Havens

Just for Fun Giveaway


I’m still reading Just For Fun by Erin Nicholas. I fell for Dooley before the first chapter was done. He might be my new favorite Bradfords guy. Of course, all the guys have been a favorite of mine at some point.

I will have my review posted soon. Well, that's the plan if life doesn't get in the way like it did last week. Life can be so unpredictable at times. 

In the meantime, I’m giving away an eBook of Just For Fun from Amazon Kindle. Enter below for your chance to win. Contest winner will be announced on Wednesday, July 25. Check back to see if you won.  






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Sunday, July 22, 2012

Just the Way I Like It by Erin Nicholas Review - A Recommended Read



Just theWay I Like It is a short read that comes between books 3 and 4 in the Bradfords series. It gives readers of the series a glimpse of Jessica, Ben, Sam, Danika, Sara, and Mac. We get to see a little bit of their lives after their happily-ever-afters. Plus, we get a chance to see Dooley’s and Kevin’s points of view, which makes the anticipation of their books even greater.


A must read for anyone who has read the Bradfords series. Just the Way I Like It is a perfect compliment to the other books in the series.

5 Star – A must read


With friends like these... they may never date again!

A Bradfords series short story.

Out of their entire group of friends, Kevin Campbell and Doug "Dooley" Miller are the last bachelors standing. And if their friends' wives have anything to say about it, they're both going down-the sooner the better.

Sure, sometimes it's torture to stand by and watch their friends enjoy true love. But all that touching, teasing, and goo-goo eyes? It gets old. Plus, Kevin and Dooley have their reasons for staying single, and a trio of meddling women can't change that.

Or can they?

That's the question that's making them nervous. Very nervous...

Warning: This Bradford series epilogue contains six meddling friends, two sworn bachelors and a bunch of crazy set-ups. It's also a sneak peek at the next two books where Kevin and Dooley do find true love...without any help from their friends.


Available at:       Kindle (currently $.99)         Samhain (free)

Just My Type by Erin Nicholas Review - A Recommended Read


Just My Type is another amazing read in the Bradfords series! I love each story in this series. Every time I’m reading one I think this one is my favorite then I read the next one and think nope this one is my favorite. They are each that great.

Sara is the youngest Bradford. She’s always been taken care of by her sister, Jessica, and brother, Sam. Things in her life have been arranged for her from childhood. She never does anything alone. Now, life is changing with both her siblings married and a baby on the way for Jessica. Sara decides it’s time to go after what she wants and she wants Mac no matter how resistant he is to the idea.

Mac is older than Sara and always thought of her like a sister until one day it all changed. Then one kiss from Sara and he can’t deny his feelings, but he can make sure he doesn’t act on them. Or can he?

Sara and Mac’s desire for each other heat up the pages and add to the conflict. Mac wants everything to stay the same and Sara simply wants Mac.

Sara gradually changes and becomes less of the princess that everyone believes her to be. She’s able to find out who she really is. There is one scene with a snake that gives me the heebie jeebies. Of course, I hate snakes. I must say I admired Sara more after that scene. She is far braver than me.

Mac is a smokin’ hot guy who doesn’t believe good girls are for him. Unfortunately for Sara, he thinks she’s a good girl. So she tries to become a woman he wants. Instead she finds the person she really is, which is exactly Mac’s type even though he didn’t know it.

Of course, there’s many bumps in the road to their happily ever after. Each bump had me turning the pages to find out how it would all work out.

I recommend this book to any reader wanting a sexy contemporary romance with fun and humor mixed in.

5 Stars: A must read




Warning: Contains hot sex at the beach, kinky online shopping and yes, cotton candy flavored body powder does exist.

There's only one problem with the woman Jason Mac Gordon wants: she wants him back. But she's off limits. Way off limits. She's his best friend's little sister, she's too young and too innocent for him. Mac knows from past experience to hide his not-so-nice preferences from the nice girls he seems to attract. That definitely includes the woman he's thought of as a sister for years. At least until recently...

Sara Bradford always gets what she wants, which is partly Mac's fault. He's helped spoil her for years. So she has no intention of taking no for an answer from him on anything—including his refusal to sleep with her. If he thinks she's too innocent, then she's just going to have to get un–innocent and show Mac that she wants him—the good, the bad and the sex toys.

But will Mac prove that he's not the guy she thinks he is or will she convince him that she's just his type after all?


Available at:         Kindle         Nook         Samhain

Friday, July 20, 2012

Welcome Guest Author Erin Nicholas


Please welcome the fabulous Erin Nicholas to the blog. She’s dropped by to talk about the very sexy guys in her Bradfords series. These guys will have you rushing to get their books. Without further ado, here's Erin




Thanks so much for letting me hang out with you Stephanie!  I love talking about the Bradfords and their friends and I know this is the perfect place to do that!

The Bradfords are Jessica, Sam and Sara—the siblings—and then their group of friends and “bonus Bradfords”.  On my website under the Bradford Extras tab I have a Who’s Who that better explains who everyone is—cuz there’s quite a group J. Just Right, book one, is Jessica’s story, Just LikeThat, book two, is Sam’s story and Just My Type is Sara’s story.  But then there are some “bonus Bradfords”, friends of Sam’s—Mac, Dooley (Doug) and Kevin.  It just so happens that Mac’s story is also Sara’s story J but Dooley and Kevin didn’t have books until recently. Just For Fun is Dooley’s book and is out July 24th.  Kevin’s book, Just A Kiss, will release in October!  Whew!

I‘m often asked which of the Bradford books is my favorite.  I have a really hard time answering that question!  While the stories have (I hope) the same fun, sexy feel with enough emotion and conflict to make them satisfying, they’re different stories for sure.  I like them all for different reasons.  I think there are hot moments, funny moments and sweet moments in all of them.    I could tell which scenes in each book are my favorites—maybe.  Or which lines—possibly.  But which book?  No way.

Sometimes people ask an even worse question:  which of the guys is my favorite.

I absolutely can not pick between these men.  Honest. All the guys are charming and sexy in their own way.  They all have things that make them attractive and made them fun to write. 


Ben (from Just Right) has a special place in my heart because he was my first J.  I knew Ben before I even knew Jessica and definitely before I got to know the other guys in the Bradford stories.  He’s the big hero, that guy that can do no wrong, who literally saves lives every day.  He’s a trauma surgeon in a busy ER and… he just makes everything better.  He is probably the most serious of the group.  Though in Just Right he certainly tries to be a bad boy—and definitely succeeds at moments!— overall he’s the one who you can really lean on, who’ll do the right thing. 



Sam… ah, Sam.  Sam is sexy.  Period.  Oh, and he knows it.  In fact, he’s quite proud of it.  Being dependable and responsible are not quite his thing though.  He has a big heart deep down, but he doesn’t let that show much.  He takes care of people but doesn’t make a big deal about it.  In fact, he’d rather people didn’t know that.  He’s protective of his sisters, loves to give his buddies a hard time and can make any woman feel sexy and wanted.  He doesn’t really have a type—he loves all women.  Which, of course, means that when he finally falls for Dani, he falls hard.



Mac is the wild child.  He’s grown out of some of it… wait, no he hasn’t.  He has a huge naughty streak—one that made me even hesitate a few times!  He’s also big, protective and doesn’t care much what other people think.  He’s like an older brother to the gang, especially Sara.  You know Sara.  His best friend’s little sister.  His best friend who knows all about his wild and sordid past.  His best friend who will never be okay with him being with Sara.  Not that that slows Sara down.  It was fun making Mac sweat a little.  Really fun.




Dooley is the goof off with a heart of gold.  He’s also got a naughty streak (what is it with these guys?) but he’s a really good guy deep down.  He acts like a big kid but he’s also sweet and sexy.  He just doesn’t feel like his life has a lot to offer a woman long-term so he keeps things superficial and fun.  Lots of fun.  But in spite of his protests, I found him a girl to be serious about—the perfect one for him.  And he didn’t stand a chance.  (Definitely really fun!)




And then there’s Kevin. He’s such a good guy.  He even goes to church J  But he’s… conflicted.  Cuz deep down (or not really all that deep down) he really likes being bad.  His good-guy thing is relatively new and it’s hard to give up drinking, swearing, partying and women.  He likes women as much as the rest of them.  One in particular.  The girl that got away.  So, figuring things out for him took a little longer but it was worth the wait!





So, you can see that it’s just too hard to pick one guy!  They all have so much to offer.

I would love to hear who’s your favorite and why J  But I hope you’ll give them all a chance!

You can find out more about all of the guys at www.ErinNicholas.com





Thursday, July 19, 2012

Recommended Read - Just Like That by Erin Nicholas


Image from Erin Nicholas' website
Just Like That is pure fun and enjoyment. I love how the sexy, witty banter between Danika and Sam had me smiling and laughing out loud. 

After getting a glimpse of Sam and his character trait of never wanting to be needed in Just Right, I was hooked on how Danika changed him. He wanted to help her while at the same time he wanted to run in the opposite direction. He wanted to be needed by her. The idea of anyone else helping her killed him. That made me love Sam even more. 

Danika needs no one. She's made sure of that because of her childhood. If it’s broken, she can fix it. However, she can’t fix a broken wrist and it kills her to have to ask anyone for help.

Sam doesn’t do relationships, period. One night and that’s it. So when Sam gives rules to his friends regarding Danika, I laughed out loud. It was priceless. That’s just one of the many moments that had me laughing.

Sam and Danika are the driving force of the story. These two characters make the book an outstanding read. The moment when they finally get together forever is perfect for them. The moment is symbolic and fitting for them. 

This book is filled with humor and sexy romance. I recommend this book to any reader looking for a contemporary romance with laughs and sexy banter.

5 Stars = A must read 



Some rules just beg to be broken.


Sam Bradford knows a lot about women and a lot about sex. Considering how much time he's spent on both, it's no wonder he's regarded as something of an expert. So, when two women set him up with their sister for one purpose only-show her what great sex can really be like-he's definitely willing and able.


Danika Steffen can take care of herself. With the right tools she can fix anything-even her needs in the bedroom. But her sisters know that if they want her to have a happily ever after, they need to show her that there are very good reasons to let a guy closer than arm's length


This should all be a piece of cake for the notorious playboy. It won't even violate his one-night-only rule. Until a date with Danika Steffen ends not in her bed, but with a trip to the ER.


Danika may have a broken wrist, but Sam's the one suffering…an intense case of guilt. And instead of doing things to her, he only wants to do things for her. Which would drive her crazy if not for the sneaking suspicion that Sam needs a little TLC too. And damned if she doesn't want to be the one to give it...


Warning: Contains an I'll-do-it-myself girl who can fix anything, a commitment-phobic guy who can't fix anything, and a whole new way to look at butter. Yes, butter.

Available at:         Amazon        Nook       Samhain

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Recommended Read - Just Right by Erin Nicholas


Image from Erin Nicholas' website

Just Right is just as fun the second time around. Jessica and Ben pulled me in just like before. 

Opposites attract or opposite desires for the future attract in this book. Ben doesn't want to be a doctor anymore. Jessica can't wrap her mind around Ben not wanting to help people. Conflict abounds between them.

It’s easy to understand why Ben doesn’t want to be a doctor anymore as his past is revealed. Ben’s decision leads Jessica to wonder if the fantasy she created around Ben is better than the reality. A potential promotion for Jessica has her trying to keep Ben out of trouble. The biggest trouble is the chance of losing her heart to the guy who doesn’t want to be committed to anything anymore.

The chemistry between them keeps pulling them together even through their attempts to resist. Ben believes Jessica is a good girl. Jessica has worked too hard on her good girl image to let Ben’s sudden bad boy ways detour her. It’s a tug of war with desire that keeps you turning the pages.

Erin Nicholas infuses humor and fun into the book. The conversations and innuendos add to the enjoyment. 

I recommend this book to any reader looking for a fun, sexy romance.

5 Stars = A must read 




If only he wasn't so good at being bad...

Dr. Ben Torres, better-than-a-Boy-Scout, surgeon extraordinaire, has been interested in ER nurse Jessica Bradford-and her bright red peek-a-boo thong-for a long time now. But punching a patient in the nose-and the subsequent suspension-is probably not the best way to get on her good side.

Or is it?

Jessica is one step away from the big promotion she's worked for all her professional life, and now everything rides on her ability to keep Dr. Perfect-aka handsome, heroic Ben-on a short leash until the potential lawsuit blows over. And to keep her raging crush on him under wraps.

First order of business is to pry her knight in shining scrubs' perfect ass off a bar stool. Except he refuses to move until she agrees to-and then loses-a bet for 48 hours of her undivided attention.

It's all downhill from there. And despite herself, Jessica can't help but give in to the temptation to go down with him.

Warning: Contains hot love in a store dressing room and in the front seat of a car-at the expense of a very nice strawberry patch, unfortunately-oh, and hooker boots. Can't forget the hooker boots.


Available at:         Amazon        Nook       Samhain


Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Just the Way I Like It Release Day

If you’re not reading the Bradfords series by ErinNicholas, you are missing out on great books filled with humor and romance.

Just theWay I Like It is is now available as a free short read. It’s the epilogue for the first three Bradfords series books and sets up the next two books. The first three books have new covers that are absolutely fabulous. Check them out. Plus, next Tuesday Just For Fun, book 4, will be available. Now is the perfect time to start reading this series.



Image from Erin Nicholas' website
JustRight, Book 1

If only he wasn't so good at being bad...

Dr. Ben Torres, better-than-a-Boy-Scout, surgeon extraordinaire, has been interested in ER nurse Jessica Bradford-and her bright red peek-a-boo thong-for a long time now. But punching a patient in the nose-and the subsequent suspension-is probably not the best way to get on her good side.

Or is it?

Jessica is one step away from the big promotion she's worked for all her professional life, and now everything rides on her ability to keep Dr. Perfect-aka handsome, heroic Ben-on a short leash until the potential lawsuit blows over. And to keep her raging crush on him under wraps.

First order of business is to pry her knight in shining scrubs' perfect ass off a bar stool. Except he refuses to move until she agrees to-and then loses-a bet for 48 hours of her undivided attention.

It's all downhill from there. And despite herself, Jessica can't help but give in to the temptation to go down with him.

Warning: Contains hot love in a store dressing room and in the front seat of a car-at the expense of a very nice strawberry patch, unfortunately-oh, and hooker boots. Can't forget the hooker boots.


Available at:         Amazon        Nook       Samhain


Image from Erin Nicholas' website 
Just LikeThat, Book 2

Some rules just beg to be broken.

Sam Bradford knows a lot about women and a lot about sex. Considering how much time he's spent on both, it's no wonder he's regarded as something of an expert. So, when two women set him up with their sister for one purpose only-show her what great sex can really be like-he's definitely willing and able.

Danika Steffen can take care of herself. With the right tools she can fix anything-even her needs in the bedroom. But her sisters know that if they want her to have a happily ever after, they need to show her that there are very good reasons to let a guy closer than arm's length

This should all be a piece of cake for the notorious playboy. It won't even violate his one-night-only rule. Until a date with Danika Steffen ends not in her bed, but with a trip to the ER.

Danika may have a broken wrist, but Sam's the one suffering…an intense case of guilt. And instead of doing things to her, he only wants to do things for her. Which would drive her crazy if not for the sneaking suspicion that Sam needs a little TLC too. And damned if she doesn't want to be the one to give it...

Warning: Contains an I'll-do-it-myself girl who can fix anything, a commitment-phobic guy who can't fix anything, and a whole new way to look at butter. Yes, butter.

Available at:         Amazon        Nook       Samhain


Just My Type, Book 3

Image from Erin Nicholas' website 
Warning: Contains hot sex at the beach, kinky online shopping and yes, cotton candy flavored body powder does exist.

There's only one problem with the woman Jason Mac Gordon wants: she wants him back. But she's off limits. Way off limits. She's his best friend's little sister, she's too young and too innocent for him. Mac knows from past experience to hide his not-so-nice preferences from the nice girls he seems to attract. That definitely includes the woman he's thought of as a sister for years. At least until recently...

Sara Bradford always gets what she wants, which is partly Mac's fault. He's helped spoil her for years. So she has no intention of taking no for an answer from him on anything—including his refusal to sleep with her. If he thinks she's too innocent, then she's just going to have to get un–innocent and show Mac that she wants him—the good, the bad and the sex toys.

But will Mac prove that he's not the guy she thinks he is or will she convince him that she's just his type after all?

Available at:         Amazon        Nook       Samhain


Image from Erin Nicholas' website 
Just theWay I Like It, Short Read

With friends like these... they may never date again!

A Bradfords series short story.

Out of their entire group of friends, Kevin Campbell and Doug "Dooley" Miller are the last bachelors standing. And if their friends' wives have anything to say about it, they're both going down-the sooner the better.

Sure, sometimes it's torture to stand by and watch their friends enjoy true love. But all that touching, teasing, and goo-goo eyes? It gets old. Plus, Kevin and Dooley have their reasons for staying single, and a trio of meddling women can't change that.

Or can they?

That's the question that's making them nervous. Very nervous...
Warning: This Bradford series epilogue contains six meddling friends, two sworn bachelors and a bunch of crazy set-ups. It's also a sneak peek at the next two books where Kevin and Dooley do find true love...without any help from their friends.

Available at:         Amazon (Amazon doesn't have it as free yet)       Samhain


Monday, July 16, 2012

Friday Winner & Guest Author Visits on Friday


Thanks to everyone who posted about what books you were reading. I love getting ideas for what books to add to my TBR pile. It keeps growing and growing.

Now for the winner . . . the winner via random.org is #4 Regina Ross. Please email me and I’ll get your $5 Amazon gift card emailed to you.

Erin Nicholas will be stopping by the blog on Friday, July 20. She has two books coming out. Just the Way I Like It releases this Tuesday July 17 (a free read). Just For Fun release next Tuesday July 24. Come by on Friday to share in the fun.

Have a great Monday! Happy reading!

Friday, July 13, 2012

Weekend Reading & Giveaway


This weekend I’m finishing up Just My Type by Erin Nicholas and planning to read Just the Way I Like It. I have so many great books just waiting to be read. It’s hard to pick which one to read sometimes.

What are you reading this weekend? Share for a chance to win a $5 Amazon gift card. Comment before 7 pm Eastern time on Sunday. Winner will be picked by random.org and will be announced on Monday. Check back to see if you won.

Have a great weekend! Happy reading!

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Video - If I Were You by Lisa Renee Jones

I love the video for If I Were You! I want to read the book even more now.

Take a moment and watch it. 





Don’t forget to enter Lisa Renee Jones’ Goodreads contest. More info can be found here

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Check Out the You're Worth It Giveaway over at Fresh Fiction

Karen Erickson is giving away a $50 Macy’s gift card in her You’re Worth It Giveaway over at Fresh Fiction. Go enter for your chance to win. Contest ends July 31, 2012.

And the Winners Are . . .


Thank you to everyone who stopped by the blog and entered the contests! All the winners are picked through Rafflecopter using random.org. The winners have a week to contact me to claim his/her prize. 

Look for more giveaways to come in the next few weeks as some of my favorite authors are releasing new books. Without further ado . . .

The winner of the $10 Amazon or Barnes and Noble gift card is Kim B. Email me. Let me know which place you want the gift card from and I’ll get it to you.

The winner of Worth the Risk by Karen Erickson is Mariann at Belle's Book bag. Email me and let me know whether you want the Kindle or Nook version.

Happy reading, everyone!

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Amazon or Barnes & Noble Gift Card Giveaway


A person can never have too much money to spend on books. Today I want to spread the joy of book buying by giving away a gift card.

Enter below for your chance to win a $10 Amazon or Barnes & Noble Gift Card (winner's choice). The winner will be announced Wednesday.

Also, the giveaway for a copy of Worth the Risk by Karen Erickson is still open. Scroll down to yesterday’s post to enter. 

Have a fabulous Tuesday!!! Happy Reading!!!



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Monday, July 9, 2012

Recommended Read - Worth the Risk by Karen Erickson & Giveaway


Image from Karen Erickson's website
Worth the Risk is book two in the Worth it series. I enjoyed every moment. I hated to see it end, but I desperately wanted to know how Gracie and Hunter would find their HEA.

Gracie is independent and never wants to get close to anyone, ever. Gracie's decisions to push Hunter away stem from her past. A few times I wanted to shake some sense into her. However, in her defense, I knew what was going on in Hunter's mind and how he felt about her. She didn't have that comfort so her hesitant behavior is justified. She is a vibrant character who is strong.

Hunter doesn't understand how his brother, Alex, can settle down with one woman for the rest of his life, which makes it even better as he falls hard for Gracie. He's the take charge type who has everything in control, but he can control nothing with Gracie. 


The chemistry between these two heats up the pages. Hunter is downright yummy. They kept me enthralled. I couldn't put the book down. 

I love that more of Rhett, the younger brother, is shown. He's grown in maturity from book one, Worth the Scandal. I can't wait for his book, Worth the Challenge. The glimpse of Rhett is just enough to make you eager for his book.



I recommend this book to any reader look for a sexy, contemporary romance. Definitely worth reading. 


To celebrate the release tomorrow I'm giving away one eBook of Worth the Risk from either Kindle or Nook (winner's choice). Enter below for your chance to win. Winner will be announced Wednesday. 

Note: I requested an ARC of this book from the author.


Blurb from Karen Erickson’s website:


How to make a strong man fall hard? Refuse him.

Hunter Worth lives life to the absolute fullest. As vicepresident and head of brand marketing for Worth Luxury Goods, he’s brought hisfamily’s business firmly into the twenty-first century. Ruthless yet charming,he’s now set his sights on the sexiest member of the marketing team. Firstthing on his agenda? Seduction.

Gracie Hayes needs her job at Worth—and she’s not about tolet the gorgeous owner and her direct boss distract her—again. Orphaned, andwith a rough childhood behind her, she’s worked too hard to compromiseeverything for a fling, no matter how tempting. Independent, strong andresourceful, she will fight off Hunter. She has to.

Flirting, stolen kisses, a few nights of scorching hotsex…Hunter has all that in mind and more with the delicious Gracie. He neverfigures he’d fall in love or that she’d deny him. How will Hunter convinceGracie he’s the one for her?


Available at:

Kindle         Nook         Samhain




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Friday, July 6, 2012

Weekend Reading


This weekend I’m finishing up Just Like That by Erin Nicholas. I’ve been enjoying the banter and sizzling attraction between Sam and Danika. Loving it! 

Image from Erin Nicholas' website 


Next, I plan to read Worth the Risk by Karen Erickson. I’ve been looking forward to reading it and wanted to have time where I could read straight through the book or at least have longer periods of uninterrupted time to read.

Image from Karen Erickson's website
What are you reading this weekend?  


Thursday, July 5, 2012

Winners & Other Upcoming Giveaways


The winner of the $10 Amazon gift card is Kim Brooks. Email me and I’ll get the gift card to you.

The winner of Worth the Scandal by Karen Erickson is Lori Meehan. Email me whether you want the Kindle or Nook version.

Look for more giveaways next week. Monday I will be reviewing Worth the Risk by Karen Erickson and giving away a copy of the eBook. It's the second book in the Worth It series. On Tuesday, I'm doing another giveaway for an Amazon or Barnes & Noble gift card.

I love sharing books with fellow readers. Look for more giveaways as my favorite authors release new books as well as gift cards at random times. 

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Happy July Fourth and $10 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway


Happy July 4 to everyone in the USA!!! I’m spending the day with family enjoying good food and great books.

To celebrate the fourth, I’m giving away a $10 Amazon Gift Card so you can buy a book or two or maybe even three books to celebrate the holiday.

Enter below for your chance to win.

*Winner is responsible checking back to see if she/he won and contacting me within one week of contest end date. 
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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Win a copy of Worth the Scandal by Karen Erickson in Share the Love of Books Giveaway

Image from Karen Erickson's website

Worth the Risk by Karen Erickson will release next Tuesday, July 10. Enter for your chance to read book one in the Worth It series, Worth the Scandal. The winner may choose the eBook version from either Amazon or Barnes and Noble.

*Winner is responsible checking back to see if she/he won and contacting me within one week of contest end date. 


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Monday, July 2, 2012

Share the Love of Books Giveaways


I love reading books. I love buying books almost as much whether it’s for me or a friend. Share the Love of Books Giveaways will be chances for you to win books that I have read and enjoyed or books that I highly anticipate reading. I want to spread the joy of books to each of you.

Be on the look out for these giveaways. They can pop up anytime. Hint: One giveaway will start tomorrow. 

Anticipated Read - Hot in Handcuffs Releases July 3


Image from Shiloh Walker's website
I’m anticipating the release of Hot in Handcuffs by Shayla Black, Sylvia Day, and Shiloh Walker. It releases July 3. Have you pre-ordered your copy?


Three Novellas of Erotic Capture
Allow yourself to imagine the man behind the dark sunglasses. Hear the purr of his zipper as he lowers it, then reaches for the shiny metal hanging from his black leather belt. It’s futile to resist arrest. Give yourself up to the fantasy. Besides, he thinks you’re so hot in handcuffs…

Arresting Desire by Shayla Black
FBI Agent Jon Bocelli never stopped wanting beautiful professor Lucia DiStefano. She’s interested in taking her first lover, and he intends to be that man. When her past puts her life in danger, Jon risks everything to save her and prove this fling is forever.

On Fire by Sylvia Day
When Deputy Marshal Jared Cameron investigates a series of arson attacks in a seaside town, the biggest blast of heat comes from sexy fire inspector Darcy Michaels—until their scorching after-hours affair is compromised by a secret from Darcy’s past.

The Unwilling by Shiloh Walker
Mica Greer and her former lover, ex-FBI agent Colby Mathis once shared an intimate past and a powerful psychic gift. Now, they’ve been reunited by a bizarre series of murders—and an electrifying passion that could put them both in jeopardy.

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