R E V I E W ➠ Mr. Knightsbridge by Louise Bay




Dexter Daniels prefers gems over women. Emeralds over girlfriends. Diamonds over marriage.
He might be the most successful jeweler of his generation, a loyal friend and some say the most handsome man in London, but his past means he doesn’t deal in love.
When Hollie Lumen enters the ballroom where exquisite royal jewels are on display, she brings Dexter’s world to a screeching halt. Despite her hand-me-down dress and borrowed shoes, Hollie is even more stunning than the jewelry. Feisty, funny and ferociously independent, she’s all Dexter can see.
Hollie Lumen can’t catch a break. She thought an internship in London was her chance to escape her responsibilities back in Oregon and for her dreams to come true. When she’s fired only a few weeks after touching down, she’s ready to give up and go home. Hollie never asks for help. She knows the only person she can rely on is herself.
So what’s she going to do about the tall, dark, handsome stranger who keeps rescuing her?
She’s going to rescue him right back.

RELEASE DATE: July 7, 2020

Not my first read by the author, and I just want to say that these covers are always so amazing starting with this series. Now I have not read book #1 in this series but that was okay because I got enough from this book to get me by! Glad I gave this a chance because this was a SWEET READ!

The favorite part of this for me was the flow of the story and book, the banter between friends, the different lifestyles but deep down same souls, the characters. Dexter comes from a gold spoon if you will and lives a different kind of life, but works really hard and that’s one of the characteristics I loved about him. Hollie couldn’t be more opposite but this is where when I said same souls, they really both have a lot in common just at different levels. I really loved them together, their chemistry, they just fit so well. And I gotta say, I haven’t read a lot of books by the author but this one with the hot steamy scenes, phew hot as fire guys, romantic enough but with a alpha/sexy kick! All in all I am glad I gave this a chance and most likely will be reading Book #1 even backwards yes but I definitely need to!

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Romance: ♡♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Book #2 from Series
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Recommended: ☑

R E V I E W ➠ Ignite by Emma Renshaw




One night changed an entire town.
One girl changed my entire life.
After she left without saying goodbye, I never expected to see her again.
The fire that changed Hawk Valley was my first night on the job. She was my first save as a firefighter. But she wasn’t the first to walk out of my life without looking back.
She was just another number on that list.
I grew used to putting out sparks in my personal life, too. But when she came back, I couldn’t stop myself from chasing after her. Just a fling, we said. But where there’s smoke, there’s fire.
Of all people, I should have known that. It could never be casual with us. It was always going to become an inferno.
Until someone else put out the fire.

A portion of Emma Renshaw’s first week proceeds will be donated to the ALS Association in honor of George Gallegos, Emma’s uncle who died of ALS in February of 2019.

RELEASE DATE: July 21, 2020

Not my first read by the author, I fell in love with her books from book one i read. Also I have read the book #1 in this series, this can be read alone but definitely glad I did get to read the first one, plus the first one is equally amazing as this one!

The heroine is a broken shell, she comes from a family that cares more about status and money than the actual people in the family. She is very lucky to have her aunt who is more a mother to her than her own ever. When she was in high school there was an accident that left her scorched, she moved away also taking her aunt away from the one town she loved the most. Many years later when unfortunate circumstances bring her back, she is not sure she will survive being there.

The hero is a young man that equally comes from a broken family, except his in a way is worse. After being in the system and around, as soon as he was able to apply to be a firefighter, he took the chance. And that one night HIS FIRST night on the job, he saves a beautiful girl with clover colored eyes. The next days, she vanishes but not the memory of her. When the hero runs into the heroine again, he is stunned that seeing her after all these years still has the same affect. But she is only passing through, can these two fight for one another while fighting off the mysterious events occurring around them?!

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Romance: ♡♡♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Series Book #2
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Recommended: ☑ HIGHLY ☑

R E V I E W ➠ Bestselling Bastard by Nicole Rodrigues




The king and queen of romance–Jenna Watson and Lorenzo Morgan. The “dirty duo” that makes you swoon, gets you hot and then melts your heart with the happily ever after.
Two newbie authors, one sketchy Instagram DM, a few phone calls, a drunken live video plotting out our next best seller and then BOOM!
Trending and on the radar of every publishing company in the industry, we make it–together. A best seller list, two literary agents and we’re cruising by for the next year…until we don’t.
Writer’s block hits and Lorenzo and I are forced to finally spend a whole weekend alone together, face to face, retreating to a cabin in the woods all weekend to bang out our next big hit. I don’t think our agents wanted us to bang out each other but that’s what happens. Over and over again on every damn inch of that cabin. Turns out those sexy scenes that Lorenzo writes have nothing on his real moves.
One weekend and then we’ll go back to being work partners, except nothing is the same. It’ll never be the same.

RELEASE DATE:

Not my first read by the author, she happens to be my #bookwifey and I have read all of her books. I was super excited for this one, and I have read a lot of the books from the Cocky World already. This was such a fun and Nikki style read! p.s. I also have had the privilege to make this cover and paperback cover for Nikki!!

This was an interesting and amazing idea, to put the hero and heroine being author’s it was a lot of fun to read if anything. Lorenzo really will heat things up, cocky, sexy, funny, smart and so damn handsome. Jenna was a little bit more of my favorite because she was sassy SO SASSY smart, witty, broken soul but funny and knows what she wants. The match between them was sizzling, sweet and romantic! It really melted my heart from page one to the end!

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Romance: ♡♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Standalone
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Recommended: ☑

R E V I E W ➠ Until Talon by Aurora Rose Reynolds




When Mia Allenton’s sister calls, asking her for help after finding out her husband cheated, Mia packs up her life in Montana and moves to Tennessee to be there for her and her three girls. As Mia begins to settle in, a tornado comes through, bringing along with it Talon Mayson, a man determined to prove to her that good men do exist.
Talon knows he’s got his work cut out for him when it comes to earning Mia’s trust, but slowly her walls start to crumble, and they begin to build something beautiful. Unfortunately, someone from Talon’s past isn’t happy about him being back in Tennessee, and they’re willing to do anything to prevent him from ever being happy.
Is the Boom between Talon and Mia strong enough to weather the storm that’s coming? 

RELEASE DATE: August 4, 2020

Not my first read by the author, she happens to be my TOP 5 favorite authors and one of my first reads from many moons ago. To say I know this whole entire series like the back of my hand would be an understatement. Every time Aurora gives us another Until I SCREAM because truly I am SO invested in this wonderful series. And yes, you can ask me about any one of them and I can tell you in great detail about the characters and story line. #sorrynotsorry

I’ll begin to say that Talon is Nico & Sophies (Until Nico) Son and ugh I couldn’t wait for this one because not only did I love Nico but Talon is a replica of his father in many ways including being a big handsome sexy alpha man with tattoos! That said Talon and Bax his brother own their own construction company. Now the heroine is Mia, she moved to the small town to help her sister who recently is getting a divorce from her cheating husband. She thought she would be there a few weeks and 6 months later she finds herself at a car dealership working as a sales person, which she seems to be good at. A girl’s gotta work right! When a actual tornado that everyone said was only a alert occurs, the man she couldn’t stop looking at in the show room saves her, good thing because she was stuck and frozen to one spot in shock. Talk about a meeting!

I could probably tell you scene by scene but don’t want to ruin it for anyone especially my fellow UNTIL SERIES enthusiasts. You will most definitely get the BOOM in this one, all the feels, the sweet, the alpha and the OH SO SEXY! Be prepared for a little of mystery, danger and a man who is not only down to earth but so genuine and kind *swoon* The story fits the cover very well, and be on the look out to want a Cece & Winston story (which will come in the HEA World of Aurora)

Rating: 5 out of 5.

TOP 2020 MUST READ!
Romance: ♡♡♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
Swoon: 😍😍😍😍😍
Triggers: N/A
Standalone/Series: Book #9 in the Until Series
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Recommended: ☑ HIGHLY ☑

R E V I E W ➠ The Devil’s Crown by Monica James


Part One


I was feared.
Respected.
Worshiped.
But all of that changed when the impossible happened—I fell in love. Only those feelings weren’t reciprocated, because who could love a monster like me?
My empire crumbled. People died. I went from being a victorious leader to lurking in the shadows, planning revenge on my half-brother who now reigns in my place.
An orphanage is where I find sanctuary, but when she walks into my world and evokes a yearning I thought long dead, my demons are awakened and want what they can’t have—her. Sooner or later, I knew I’d need to feed the darkness inside me.
Mayhem, power, and control course through my veins. I will use them to regain my crown, my throne, and then claim her, despite what solemn vows she might’ve made.
I will break them…and her.

**All The Pretty Things Trilogy Spin-Off**

RELEASE DATE: July 21, 2020

We’re like desperate, starved animals pawing at one another, wanting to rip the other apart.

Aleksei

Not my first read by the author, and I am a huge fan of her dark romance and well all her books but the dark, she does it well!! So happy and honored to be on her ARC team and received this first hand! I dived right in with no expectation BECAUSE I have a love.hate deal with Alek (please ALL THE PRETTY THINGS Trilogy) I can’t say it fully because it will ruin it. But because of that, I’ve bene on the fence about Alek…

Alek is ruthless and I mean that in all the forms in EVERY form, but even from the trilogy I learned something about him…his heart (or a piece of it that’s left) is HUGE! I don’t care what you say but his weakness may be common in someone eye’s but beautiful to me. Definitely have a weak spot for him, aside from all his bad-ness! This was sinfully delicious! And I say that with respect to “HIM” but talk about being all kind of ways of fucked up after this…

This is all I am going to say about it because I just finished and I like writing my reviews just as I finish so it’s fresh in my mind and my emotions. I was a MESS. An utter mess by the end, what’s worse is HOW DOES ONE WAIT TILL SEPTEMBER for more? As tragic as it was, dangerous, sexy, sinful, deadly…in a way Alek’s story truly is a forbidden act. I am leaving it at that, it’s a cliffy so yeah!

Rating: 5 out of 5.

TOP 2020 MUST READ!
Romance: ♡♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: Killing
Standalone/Series: Part One
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Recommended: ☑ HIGHLY ☑

R E V I E W ➠ After All by Kristen Proby




The last sizzling novel in Kristen Proby’s Romancing Manhattan series finds a widower falling deeply in love again with a woman who has scars of her own.
When Carter Shaw’s wife died five years ago, he was left to pick up the pieces not only of his own broken heart but also that of his devastated eight-year-old daughter, Gabby—leaving him with no time for anything else, let alone dating. But recently, Carter has noticed women again and soon even begins dating. No one has stuck around for long, mostly thanks to one very angry Gabby.
Nora Hayes has worked as Carter’s assistant for years. Recently divorced herself, Nora spends many hours at the office and helping Carter with his daughter whom she adores. Despite loving her job and being wrapped up in the Shaw family, Nora’s never given her handsome, kind workaholic boss a second thought, especially in the romance department.
But then the snowstorm of the century hits, and Nora finds herself stranded at work with Carter overnight. And suddenly, she sees Carter in a whole new, sexy light. The sadness that’s lived in his eyes for so long has now been replaced with pure, unadulterated lust—and Nora isn’t quite sure what to do about it. For after the pain of her divorce, she never thought she would give love a second chance.
Carter and Nora have always believed in never combining business with pleasure. But how can they possibly deny the all-consuming chemistry between them…?

RELEASE DATE: July 14, 2020

“You don’t like to sweat?” “No. I don’t. It’s just…sweaty.” “So noted,” he replies. “I plan to feed you well, Nora. I plan to do a lot fo things well.” If that doesn’t send a zing down my spine and straight to my lady parts, I don’t know what does.

Not my first read by the author and not my last, I have read the other books in this series as well and I have to say that THIS ONE TOOK THE CAKE for me, TOP 2020 MUST READ from page 1 through end! I seriously loved everything about it, from meeting the characters, to actions, events…and Gabby the he’s daughter, I want a daughter just like her, sweet, smart, sassy and super adorable and funny!

Not your average office-romance because Nora and Carter have known each other for a very long time. She’s been working for him for a decade, and even was there through out his late wife’s death, and of course her own divorce. So the lines were always there but they were blurred until that one day where ‘THE KISS’ almost happened and Carter couldn’t stop thinking about it. This takes you on a fun adventure of actions, events and little bit of heartbreak and I will warn you this man will spark your panties right off you, wow on the love scenes HOT DAMN to be exact! The outcome is very sweet and I am so sad to see this series end! At least all three books are available to binge read!

Rating: 5 out of 5.

TOP 2020 MUST READ!
Romance: ♡♡♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
Triggers:
Standalone/Series:
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R E V I E W ➠ Homecoming King by Jami Albright




The king of the gridiron is about to get sacked by a beauty queen with a grudge as big as Texas.
Cash King rolls into Ryder, Texas looking for a little TLC and an ego boost from the townspeople who call him their favorite son. But that ain’t happening. Which is just the cherry on top of the crap sundae that is his life.
His football career is hanging by a thread.
His mom isn’t speaking to him.
His hometown is out for his blood.
And Tiger Lyons, the girl he did wrong in high school, is supervising the renovation of his new home … and living in his pool house.
How’s the league’s premier quarterback supposed to rehab his battered body and regain his starting position, when the woman who still owns a piece of his heart—and now hates his ever-loving guts—is in his face 24/7?
Don’t miss Homecoming King—a hilarious enemies-to-lovers, arrogant football player with a heart of gold, sassy heroine rebuilding her life, small-town sports romcom. 

RELEASE DATE: July 7, 2020

NEW to me author and books. Author contacted me for a read/review & after reading more information on it, I was all too happy to read. The blurb really got me hooked by the story kept me going.

I am going to start with the hero and heroine’s names: Cash King and Tiger Lyons if that doesn’t crack you up, I don’t know. This was a rom-com but with SO MUCH DEPTH! Cash not only was funny, but charming, sexy and carried a huge chip on his shoulder…while Tiger was sweet, funny, adorable and very insecure. It felt like a 2nd chance not just for them but for themselves..really enjoyed readying their story. The tone was great I connected right away, the characters and side were relatable and fun to read along with the events. I really am glad I gave this a chance, thank you to the author for my ARC. I will be adding and reading more books by this author.

Tiger is home for me.
A safe place where I’m loved for just being me.

-King

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Romance: ♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Standalone
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Recommended: ☑ HIGHLY ☑

R E V I E W ➠ Bliss by Kaylee Ryan




Cooper
Reese Latham was about to make the biggest mistake of her life.
At eight-years-old, we vowed to be best friends for the rest of our lives, thinking nothing could ever change that.
We were both wrong— we made mistakes, and grew apart. Until I realized living without her wasn’t an option.
I was almost too late… but I wouldn’t stand by and watch her walk down the aisle to another man. She might not choose me, but I’ll spend the rest of my life proving I’m all in.
Reese
Every step I take towards my happy ending takes me further away from my best friend.
Leave it to Cooper Reeves to wait until I’m about to say “I Do” before he finally admits how he feels.
It’s not his confession that has me doubting myself. It’s my heart. Because I know deep down, it’s him… it’s always been him.
I was crazy to think I could live without Cooper because sharing forever with my best friend is the best kind of bliss.

RELEASE DATE: July 15, 2020

Not my first read by the author and I have read all of them, and also have read book #1 in this duet.

First off I want to say that the ending of Book #1 ripped me apart, so waiting for this, I had all kinds of emotions happening before even the 2nd chapter. I was slightly skeptical in book #1 but once i fell in love with Reese and Cooper and their relationship and what they have come out of?! I couldn’t get enough. Cooper continues to be the ultimate hero, his love for Reese knows no bounds and he really shows and tells. Get ready for that magical chemistry, angst, emotional rides and SO MUCH LOVE! I really don’t want to dive into too deep since it is the conclusion and I gotta say YOU really want it shush shush and experience it!

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Romance: ♡♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: N/A
Standalone/Series: Book #2
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Recommended: ☑ HIGHLY ☑

R E V I E W ➠ Can’t Fight It by Kaylee Ryan and Lacey Black




Colton
From the moment she showed up on my doorstep, I knew our lives would never be the same. I felt it deep in my soul that she was going to change us forever. I didn’t know how, but I knew she was important. I tried to maintain the distance between us, but it was too strong to fight.
With each passing day, I saw a future I never planned flash before my eyes—one with a fairytale ending. The only problem is that someone wanted to take that away from me, away from us. I just found her, and no way am I letting her go that easily. Hollis is family, my family, and I’ll do whatever it takes to protect her.
Hollis
Colton Callahan wasn’t what I expected. I was in desperate need of a fresh start, ready for something new, but all it took was one look at those intoxicating blue eyes for me to reevaluate everything. I tried to stay detached, but something about him just called to me.
It took no time at all for me to fall. Not only for the man I share a living space with, but also his son, Milo. The problem is my past is not too far behind, trailing behind me and slowly catching up. When it finally does, I have a choice to make—run away, leaving them behind, or stay and fight, potentially putting them in danger. Either way, I could lose it all. (

RELEASE DATE: July 30, 2020

Not my first read by the author and i have read all of Kaylee’s books and a lot of Lacey’s as well books including every book in this series. I was SOOOO excited about this one.Ii didn’t know how knocked odd my boots I’d be with this single dad *swoon swoon swoon* just so sweet and romantic…with a little bit of suspense. 

So in book 2 we find out that the hero here Colton is the father *Que the dramatic music* and since becoming a single dad he is doing everything right! In comes the knew tenant that was supposed to be a he and she is definitely a she, a gorgeous she. While the heroine is running away from something, is she also running TO something? I loved these two, this series is a *make you want to have a baby or a daddy * either way it’s so swoony and romantic.

Rating: 5 out of 5.

A MUST READ!
Romance: ♡♡♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Book #3 of Series
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Recommended: ☑ HIGHLY ☑

R E V I E W ➠ Hot and Heavy by Erika Wilde


(Some Like it Hot Book 2)


He swore he wouldn’t touch her, but she’s about to test his restraint.
Prim and proper secretary Melodie Turner has been in lust for her boss for years . . . and she’s finally going to do something about it. P.I. Cole Sommers might be able to barely resist her sexy new attitude and flirtatious behavior, but when she takes a cue from his current case and decides to seduce Cole’s mind with highly provocative letters, she knows his body won’t be very far behind . . .
Cole is definitely in over his head. He’s got more cases than he can handle, but all he can think about is taking his secretary to bed, turning her over his knee, and showing her what happens to naughty girls who don’t behave. At every turn, Melodie is there, taunting him, teasing him, making him burn with a deep, undeniable need. But Cole promised her father that he’d protect her—even from himself—which means she’s off-limits.
Only he hadn’t counted on being the target of Melodie’s irresistible sensual assaults. Nor had he planned to lose his hardened heart in the battle . . .
Originally published as A Shameless Seduction by Janelle Denison.

RELEASE DATE: June 23, 2020

Not my first read by the author, and I have not yet tread book #1 in this series. But the blurb in this one really caught my eye, and yes this may have been on the shorter side but the SIZZLE was turned up WAY up!

Melodie and Cole are a couple that sizzles then calms but sizzles back up. It was so much fun to watch Cole confusing himself on his feelings and Melodie was the prime heroine. I am glad I gave this a try and I want to give out more but honestly don’t want to spoil it since it is such a shorter read! Always excited to read a Erika Wild book and looking forward to more.

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Romance: ♡♡♡
Steamy: 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
Triggers: NA
Standalone/Series: Book 2 of Series
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Recommended: ☑ HIGHLY ☑