RELEASE DAY BLITZ – Ravenous by L.L. Collins

Title: Ravenous
Author: L.L. Collins
Release Date: April 20, 2017

Raven: To seek, plunder, or prey. To devour ravenously. To seize as spoil.

I am Raven.

I knew what it meant to fight my way through life.
To be the victim, the spoil, the prey.
I decided long ago I would take control of my future.

No more bug infested couches.

No more drug-addicted mothers or absentee fathers.

No more welfare checks or moldy bread.

No more settling.

I thought I had it all figured out, a way out of the hand I’d been dealt.

Until my life got turned upside down by two very different men who look at me with mirrored lust in their eyes.
Their want is palpable, heady. Their desire makes me reckless.
I no longer know who I am or who I want.

The only thing I do know is, I am ravenous.
Voracious. Intensely eager for gratification or satisfaction.

Despite the fact I know it is a disaster waiting to happen, I can’t stop it.

I’m afraid I will never be sated.

L.L. Collins delivers another unforgettable journey with Raven’s story in Ravenous. Powerful, poignant and full of feels, this novel swept me off my feet, tugged on my heartstrings and left me begging for more. Raven, Brecken and Porter shared a journey that was unexpected and yet somehow, absolutely right for these characters. I didn’t know that I would grow to love them as quickly and completely as I did, but L.L. Collins has a way of sneaking in and stealing my heart. The chemistry between the characters absolutely sizzled, sparking across the pages and threatening to consume them before all was said and done. However, it was the understated and significant connection between the three main characters that undeniably ruled and left my heart aching over the insecurities and harsh truths that were revealed during the course of this story.

“Your past can’t define your future, Raven. It just can’t.”

Intelligent, loyal and incredibly kind, Raven is the type of heroine you can’t help but root for. From the very beginning I was hooked, excited to uncover this woman’s history and anxious to see where her story would take me. With Raven, L.L. Collins created a voice that was genuine, easy to relate to and impossible not to love. I felt every bit of her heartache and agonized over her feelings for both Brecken and Porter. Her experiences became my own as I lost myself to the raw emotions that colored the words of her journey. Raven also underwent some significant growth over the course of the story. I enjoyed seeing her transform into a more confident, feisty and self-sufficient woman as she pushed her limits and redefined her life on her own terms.

“Two brothers, completely different, but both with a strange hold over a part of my heart, which was ridiculous because neither of them really knew me at all.”

While Ravenous is clearly Raven’s story, so much of this book also belonged to Brecken and Porter. I adored getting to know both brothers and much like Raven, found myself drawn to each of them for entirely different reasons. I loved the dichotomy that L.L. Collins has created with these seemingly opposite personalities. Unraveling these men was incredibly intriguing and decidedly satisfying. While I enjoyed exploring their differences, I was enchanted by the similarities they shared and the insecurities that had marked them both so deeply. My heart definitely knew which brother it wanted more, but L.L. Collins had me second-guessing myself on multiple occasions in that fantastically frustrating way only she can.

“You deserve to find someone who lives and breathes you.”

L.L. Collins really outdid herself with Ravenous. Exquisitely written, perfectly paced and filled with vibrant, one-of-a-kind characters, I absolutely devoured this novel. When I wasn’t swooning over Brecken and Porter or falling in love with Raven, my heart was being invaded by the fantastic secondary characters that colored this book with so much light and levity. The author did an amazing job at balancing the angst of the past with the scorching hot encounters and heartfelt declarations of the present to deliver something magical and utterly captivating. Packed with breathtaking moments of emotional honesty, genuine vulnerability and subtle chemistry, Ravenous owned me entirely. From the first page to the last I was hooked on Raven, Brecken and Porter, desperate to know how their story would play out and anxiously awaiting every twist and turn L.L. Collins decided to throw my way. This author is undoubtedly at her best with this one. Ravenous is sexy, smart and surprisingly sweet – an absolute must read from L.L. Collins!


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L.L. Collins loves spending her days in the Florida sun with her husband and two boys. LL has been writing since she was old enough to write. Always a story in her head, she finally decided to let the characters out made her lifelong dream of becoming an author come true in the self-publishing world. She’s the author of the Living Again Series, the Twisted Series, Back to the Drawing Board, and the Jaded Regret Series. Visit LL on her website, http://www.llcollinsauthor.com and on all social media. Look for more of her emotionally charged novels soon!

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RELEASE DAY BLITZ – The Player by K. Bromberg

Title: The Player
Author: K. Bromberg
Series: The Player Duet #1
Release Date: April 17, 2017

Easton Wylder is baseball royalty. The game is his life. His passion. His everything.

So, when an injury threatens to end Easton’s season early, the team calls in renowned physical therapist, Doc Dalton, to oversee his recovery. Except it’s not Doc who greets Easton for his first session, but rather, his daughter, Scout. She may be feisty, athletic, defiant, and gorgeous, but Easton is left questioning whether she has what it takes to help him.

Scout Dalton’s out to prove a female can handle the pressure of running the physical therapy regimen of an MLB club. And that proof comes in the form of getting phenom Easton Wylder back on the field. But getting him healthy means being hands-on.

And with a man as irresistible as Easton, being hands-on can only lead to one thing, trouble. Because the more she touches him, the more she wants him, and she can’t want him. Not when it’s her job to maintain the club’s best interest, in regards to whether he’s ready to play.

But when sparks fly and fine lines are crossed, can they withstand the heat, or is one of them bound to get burned?

K. Bromberg delivers a sports romance masterpiece with The Player. I fell head over heels for Easton and Scout, the delicious slow build of their relationship and the steady unraveling of their personalities and pasts. I was immediately captivated by the palpable sexual tension and utterly electric chemistry that sizzled between the hero and heroine – feeling every bit of their fragile restraint as I lost myself to their story. K. Bromberg brilliantly brought the professional sports atmosphere to life with the vibrant cast of secondary characters and inarguably evocative imagery. I swear I was experiencing the sights and sounds of major league baseball first hand as the author wrapped me up in the excitement of scorching summer nights spent beneath the glare of stadium lights. K. Bromberg’s lyrical prose and inherent understanding of human emotion made Easton and Scout’s journey an unforgettable reading experience and has me desperate for the next chapter in this inimitable couple’s story.

“Who knew the man who’s got a wicked arm and swagger for days also has such a huge heart?”

Easton was absolutely swoon-worthy, the kind of book boyfriend that melts your heart with his swagger and charm only to completely steal it with his surprising sweetness and thoughtful nature. I loved getting to know this character and exploring the subtle complexities of his relationship with his father, his role on the team and his history with the game. As Easton opened up to Scout and revealed his thoughts and fears to her, I found myself audibly sighing. He was unsure and vulnerable in a way that felt genuine and easy to relate to. The way he cared for her and fiercely defended his growing feelings was incredibly sexy, leaving me a puddle of adoring mush and moving Easton up my list of all-time favorite book boyfriends. Easton’s easy camaraderie with his teammates and his fierce dedication to baseball were just icing on the cake. These displays of love and loyalty left me anxious for more of this delectable hero.

“So, you can have your romance novels while I have my King and Follett and Patterson because I don’t want to read about having that kind of love someday. I’d rather be over here trying to take a chance at it in real life.”

K. Bromberg definitely knows how to write unforgettable heroines. Scout was feisty, intelligent, and completely devoted to the people and career she loved. She was the perfect match for Easton, pushing him and refusing to give in to his cocky smile and confident demeanor. In return he challenged her to open her heart, let down her walls and live her life on her own terms. The growth we got to see from this character was absolutely beautiful and I found myself cheering Scout on and investing myself wholly in her happily ever after. I enjoyed exploring the dichotomy of this character, Scout’s ease around the team and confidence in her work a direct contradiction to the insecure girl who struggled tirelessly to make her father proud and protect her heart at all costs. I’m excited to see where K. Bromberg plans on taking this character as this story continues. This lovable heroine definitely has me rooting for her.

“The measure of a man is often unquantifiable, and yet, with Easton, it’s everywhere.”

In addition to being exquisitely written, The Player was perfectly paced. An effortless balance of poignant conversation, sizzling encounters, adorable flirtations and intriguing baseball politics, this novel was one I just had to devour. I loved getting a glimpse at a new side of the sports world, experiencing Easton and Scout’s sweat, tears and emotional vulnerability as I read. K. Bromberg’s insight into this couple’s hearts and minds as they traversed Easton’s injury and rehabilitation made for an emotionally honest and decidedly memorable sports romance. Ending on a cliffhanger that left me swearing up and down the final page, I’m desperate for more of this incredibly addictive couple. K. Bromberg has once again totally hooked me and I can’t wait to see what she has up her sleeve next for these two. The Player was sexy, fun and incredibly sweet – another must read novel from this talented author!


Take my love of all things K. Bromberg and combine it with baseball, and naturally you get a grand freaking slam from this reader! The Player was filled with sexual tension, witty banter, and characters who could stand their own against whatever life threw at them. I found it to be sweet and tender, yet gritty and emotional at times. Easton and Scout’s romance ended up being the perfect way to bounce into spring!

“I’m putting myself on a limb for a woman who wants to run, when for the life of me, I’ve never been one to stay. But I’m not going anywhere.”

There was something about Scout that instantly drew me to her personality. She was a woman in a man’s world, but she owned it. Though she had moments of vulnerability, especially when it came to her father, the way she fought back against expectations and jibbing from the players made it impossible not to love her. That fierceness and tenacity was so admirable and provided to be such a breath of fresh air from the personalities I come across in the book world. Scout truly embodied the woman I strive to be on a daily basis so she certainly left her mark. Her counterpart, Easton, also proved to be quite the special man. He had an intuition about him where he could sense things with Scout; he knew the moments to push and the moments to let it go. Even in such a short time, their romance was personal and intimate in more than just a physical sense. I loved the focus on his career and the duty he had to his father, yet it touched me that he remained so grounded. Both of these characters suffered from living in the shadows and it was that sympathy and empathy for each other that really made these characters the perfect counterparts.

“His expression is part awe, part disbelief, and a whole lot of little boy mixed together, and it steals my heart when I had it firmly protected under lock and key.”

Time and time again, Bromberg has proven that she can take the broken and make them feel worthy of love. She has written books that were sexy and erotic, books that were sweet and funny, and now she has shown readers that she can blend it all together wonderfully. This first book of the duet proved to be addictive with its combination of witty banter and intense moments between Scout and Easton. I turned that last page with my jaw dropped and am already aching to see how their love will continue in the next book. However, if it’s even half as good as The Player, I expect Bromberg’s next book to be a grand slam out of the park!


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New York Times Bestselling author K. Bromberg writes contemporary novels that contain a mixture of sweet, emotional, a whole lot of sexy, and a little bit of real. She likes to write strong heroines, and damaged heroes who we love to hate and hate to love.

A mom of three, she plots her novels in between school runs and soccer practices, more often than not with her laptop in tow.

Since publishing her first book in 2013, K. has sold over one million copies of her books and has landed on the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestsellers lists over twenty-five times.

In April, she’ll release The Player, the first in a two-book sports romance series (The Catch, book 2, will be released late June), with many more already outlined and ready to be written.

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REVIEW – Turning Back by JA Huss

Title – Turning Back
Author – JA Huss
Publication Date – April 12, 2017
Series – The Turning Series #2

I lived in the dark for three years. My whole world revolved around the whims and happiness of three men. It was just a trip into the forbidden. A way out of a bad situation and forward into nothingness.

Quin, with his easy smile and charming good looks. He was always there for me… Until he wasn’t.

Smith, and his dispassionate attention. He was never there for me and he never regretted it.

Bric, the one who listened, but only to himself. Self-absorbed, self-obsessed, and self-serving. He was never the one I wanted.

And now he might be the only one I have left.

It was good while it lasted, I guess. But it could’ve been so much more. It could’ve been so much better.

And that’s why I’m turning back.

It has been quite a while since I’ve stumbled across a book that I simply could not put down. JA Huss has created such a tantalizing and taboo world that I felt so completely drawn in, immersed in the lust and romance of these characters. Turning Back ended up being the perfect balance of steam and heat mixed with growth and maturity. This second installment will satisfy so many of readers’ desires while simultaneously making them crave more and more.

“I’m gonna lose, I realize. I’m gonna lose this game. Because I desperately want to trust these men and I know it’s a bad idea. I want them to heal me, but they have long claws and sharp teeth.”

With the way that Smith left the game at the end of book one, I was curious (and maybe a bit skeptical) as to how things would progress in Turning Back. I was a little nervous that these characters would lose their edge and those traits that originally fascinated me. However, I was so relieved to see that while Huss had to change some characteristics for their growth, nobody really lost the essence of what made them the personalities I fell in love with. Quin was still a lost boy, trying to figure out how he fit in to this life he created. Bric was still the take charge, strong-headed alpha who tended to walk a line with the darkness inside him. However, what possibly stole the show for me, was the introduction of Rochelle. The many different layers to her persona and the choices she made felt like I was digging deeper and deeper, never really knowing when I’d hit the center. However, once I did, something in me sparked to life and I could understand every single decision she had made. I loved Chella and didn’t know how I would possibly feel toward Rochelle, yet once I met her, it wasn’t about choosing a favorite. Turning Back redeemed some characters that I hadn’t grown to like yet, made me fall in love with those I got a deeper look at, and feel pity for those who were still lost by the end.

“How long should I punish her? How long do I refuse to let her in? How long do I have to torture myself in order to trust her again?”

It’s no secret that I would read a shopping list from JA Huss if she chose to publish one. There is something unique about her writing and her characters that I tend to resonate with. Every time I close a page on a novel from this author, I think that there’s no possible way she can top it in whatever she chooses to tackle next. Yet, time and time again I am shocked and in awe of the level of talent Huss exudes. Her romances are unconventional, her storylines are a vortex, and the overall read is an experience to be had every single time. If you haven’t picked up a book from this author yet, I really believe you are severely missing out. Turning Back had a little bit of something for everyone and certainly left this reader absolutely one hundred percent satisfied!


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JA Huss is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than twenty romances. She likes stories about family, loyalty, and extraordinary characters who struggle with basic human emotions while dealing with bigger than life problems. JA loves writing heroes who make you swoon, heroines who makes you jealous, and the perfect Happily Ever After ending.

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REVIEW – Taking Turns by JA Huss

Title – Taking Turns
Author – JA Huss
Publication Date – January 18, 2017
Series – The Turning Series #1

I’ve never been afraid of the dark…but that doesn’t mean I wanted to live in it. And maybe everyone wants what they can’t have, but I should’ve thought it over before I accepted the key and unlocked the door to their forbidden world.

Number One is mostly silent. He watches me with them very carefully. His gaze never wanders. His interest never wanes.

Number Two is mostly gentle. But it’s the other side of him I like best. The wild side.

Number Three is mostly reserved. He refuses to cross the line. Even when I beg.

It was carnal, it was sensual, and it was erotic. That’s it. That’s all it was supposed to be. A trip into the dark. A peek into the forbidden.

I just didn’t expect to like them.

*****

I heard the door open and close and said nothing. And the footsteps coming down the hallway towards the bedroom. I even heard him say, “Hey.” So softly. “You awake?” Like he didn’t want to wake me.

I listened as he stepped into the closet. There was that slick sound a man makes when he pulls his tie through his shirt collar. I heard the unclasping of his watch. The jingle of his belt buckle and the shuffle of his pants as they dropped to the floor.

I even heard his moan as he stood over me. I could feel his shadow from the streetlamp outside like it was heat.

Then the bed creaked, the mattress sank. And his warm, hard body straddled me.

Still, I said nothing.

I just buried my face in the sweet scent of the pillow and closed my eyes, feigning sleep.

“Rochelle,” he whispered, leaning over me. His fingertips gently brushed the hair away from my shoulder. His mouth pressed against my skin. “Did you miss me? God, I’ve missed you. Two weeks is too long. We need to renegotiate.”

He nipped my neck. Kissed it. Licked my ear as he positioned himself to begin.

And I said… nothing.

Even though my name is not Rochelle.

That’s why I’m here. Tied up and gagged inside the closet. Sitting in the dark as three men on the other side of the door argue about where Rochelle went, why I was in her bed, and what they should do next.

I should be scared but I’m not.

I should be screaming, but I won’t.

Because this just feels very, very right.

And the only thing on my mind is… what will happen next?

Okay, I’m not going to lie…I don’t even know how to review JA Huss’ Taking Turns. I thought I’d seen it all from this author, but boy was I wrong. Taking Turns was erotic romance at its finest with a storyline created to suck you in. Once the ball got rolling, I seriously could not peel my eyes away due to how invested I became in the plot as well as the phenomenal cast of characters.

“Taking Turns isn’t really a game, is it? It’s a lifestyle.”

I am obsessed with all the characters of this story, including the ones I never even got to meet. Each man had something about him that drew me in, much like Chella experienced. Smith was blatantly honest, but it allowed readers to always know where he stood. Quin was the best friend who made you feel comfortable and safe, almost like a lure. Bric was the sensible one so many times that he was definitely hard to get a grasp on. I never could get the best read on him, but he had a quality that charmed you and made you fall anyway. They truly were the perfect trio of men to Chella’s mysterious background. Her personality hinted at a broken past and I was waiting for that shoe to drop the entire time. Huss has a knack for writing heroines that I relate to on so many different layers, and it’s something I look forward to with each release. Chella was no different in how I could see myself in her, yet totally unique from all the other characters that have come from this author.

“We can’t play the game if we fall in love, and I like the game.”

The Turning Point club sounds like it should be a place of filth, yet somehow with Huss’ visual aids, it became an exclusive place of opulence and grandeur. Rather than a place people would shy away from, I wanted to dive deeper and there grew my curiosity for what the novel was based on. However, it never felt dirty or wrong. There was something about the approach the author takes in describing the scenes, the acts, and the passion that breathes life into it. It was dirty, it was erotic, but it was classy at the same time. I was fascinated by how the club worked, how the membership was run, and even the actions inside the club. I needed more, more, more and I totally got it!

“Nothing lasts forever. Not even the thrill of taboo lust.”

I knew I would get gritty and eroticism after reading the blurb of Taking Turns, but I never expected the addicting story to go with it. This book had me genuinely invested in what would happen, and at times, the heat was just an added bonus. Now I’m incredibly excited to dive into the next installment of the series because I’m anxiously awaiting to see what the heck will happen next!


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BLOG TOUR – Twist by Kylie Scott

Title: Twist
Author: Kylie Scott
Series: Dive Bar #2
Release Date: April 11, 2017

When his younger brother loses interest in online dating, hot bearded bartender Joe Collins only intends to log into his account and shut it down. Until he reads about her.

Alex Parks is funny, fascinating, and pretty much everything he’s been looking for in a woman—except that she lives across the country. Soon they’re emailing up a storm and telling each other their deepest, darkest secrets…except the one that really matters.

When Alex pays Joe a surprise visit, however, they both discover that when it comes to love, it’s always better with a twist.

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Kylie Scott serves up one delicious romance cocktail with Alex, Joe and the rest of the Dive Bar crew in Twist. Sexy, smart and full of surprises, Twist has Joe meeting his match in the feisty and hilarious Alex, an out-of-towner who finds herself facing deception and desire the moment their worlds collide. I fell hard for the epic banter that colored this novel. Matching wits and shared stubbornness made for plenty of sizzling tension between our hero and heroine and I quickly found myself utterly addicted to their push and pull. Kylie Scott also reacquaints readers with Vaughan and Lydia from Dirty as well as the rest of the Dive Bar family. They brought so much life and laughter to the story, effortlessly reminding me why I enjoyed losing myself in their world to begin with. Alex’s best friend Valerie was a welcome addition to the cast, her spirit and sass making me grin and stealing the show a time or two. Kylie Scott delivers another memorable and vibrant addition to the Dive Bar series with Alex and Joe’s unique and intriguing journey.

“Goodbye had a feeling, a scent, and Joe was covered in the shit.”

From the moment she walked into the bar, Alex had me wholly invested in her. Her willingness to take a chance and follow her heart was inspiring while her intelligence and fight made it impossible not to root for her. I loved her boldness and surety, even though inside she was falling apart. More than that, I adored her strength and how ferociously she fought for her relationship with Joe when push came to shove. Joe, on the other hand, didn’t sway me quite so easily. My initial reaction was a strong urge to punch him in the face for the lies he’d told and the way in which he’d deceived Alex. But in true Kylie Scott fashion, even when I wanted to deck him, Joe proved himself to be thoughtful, kind and unbearably sweet. The care he took with Alex and the pieces of himself he let slip in her presence warmed my heart and in no time at all, I was absolutely smitten.

“I loved him and I hated him, and I honestly hadn’t known him long enough for either. But he had me. There could be no fighting this one true fact. Joe had me, whether he wanted me or not.”

The thing I love most about Kylie Scott’s writing is her ability to completely enthrall the reader from the very beginning. She sucks me in right from the start and gets me totally hooked in a matter of pages. Twist was certainly no exception and I found myself devouring this story, desperate to know what would happen between Joe and Alex. I adored the messages that separated the chapters, each one providing a glimpse into how this couple’s friendship developed online and giving their current relationship a sense of emotional depth. Twist delivered all the feels, including some devastating emotional blows. Only Kylie Scott can have my heart in my throat one minute and leave me chuckling the next but she does so with a well-practiced ease that ensures I keep coming back for more. This author really did a fantastic job at layering the many facets of this story and ensuring that she delivered one seriously intriguing and absolutely unforgettable journey with Joe and Alex. Twist is another winner from Kylie Scott and you can bet I’ll be waiting impatiently for the next book in the series to arrive!

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Kylie is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author. She was voted Australian Romance Writer of the year, 2013 & 2014, by the Australian Romance Writer’s Association and her books have been translated into eleven different languages. She is a long time fan of romance, rock music, and B-grade horror films. Based in Queensland, Australia with her two children and husband, she reads, writes and never dithers around on the internet.

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REVIEW – Grayson’s Vow by Mia Sheridan

Title: Grayson’s Vow
Author: Mia Sheridan
Series: Sign of Love #8
Release Date: September 8, 2015

Kira Dallaire is desperate.

Some challenges in life seem too hard to overcome. With little money, and even fewer options, the quick-witted and vibrant twenty-two-year-old needs to reinvent herself. Known for her generous heart and impulsive personality, she devises a survival plan, possibly her most outrageous idea yet.

Grayson Hawthorn is losing hope.

Some obstacles in life seem too hard to overcome. Betrayal definitely being one of them. With limited capital, and dwindling resources, he is attempting to resurrect his failing family vineyard, a self-imposed vow seemingly destined to fail. That is until a young woman enters his office with an outlandish, unexpected proposition impossible to refuse.

What begins as a temporary business arrangement, soon evolves into more as vivacious, spirited Kira challenges detached, arrogant Grayson to want more from life. To want more for himself. But as their wills clash and fiery passion ignites, they’ll realize that sometimes the past creates walls too difficult to climb, and that lies and deception rarely precede a happily every after.

As Kira and Grayson race toward their destiny, they will discover that some vows are meant to be broken, and others are worth risking everything for . . . even your very own heart.

THIS IS A STAND-ALONE SIGN OF LOVE NOVEL, INSPIRED BY LIBRA.

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If there’s one author that consistently delivers captivating, one-of-a-kind and breathtakingly poignant stories it is Mia Sheridan. With each new novel I fall a little harder, feel a little deeper and lose myself a little more to this phenomenal author’s scripted spell. Grayson’s Vow absolutely blew me away. Hooked from the very first page, Kira and Grayson’s story was enchanting, unexpected and overflowing with raw emotion. Their journey was smart, sexy and seriously sweet. They shared something powerful and real and I loved how easily their connection came to life before my eyes. I adored watching their relationship develop from the strangest of arrangements into something significant and without limits. Both burned by life and love, Kira and Grayson shared a push and pull that was ripe with delicious tension and addictive banter – making this book a decidedly entertaining read and the kind of novel I just couldn’t put down.

“People suffer all over the world, every day. But people triumph all over the world every day, too.”

Kira struck a surprising chord with me. Determined to not only start over, but to do so completely on her own terms, this heroine was prime for some fantastic character development. Mia Sheridan did not disappoint, transforming Kira from a stubborn, determined girl into a strong and confident woman that was worth investing in. Grayson also took my heart for quite a ride, slowly opening himself up and exposing the hurts of his past for readers to experience. I felt for this character in ways I couldn’t have imagined and ultimately, I found myself falling head over heels for the man who proved to be so deserving of unconditional and lasting love. Together this couple inspired beautiful change in one another. As they unraveled each other over the course of the story, we saw Grayson and Kira’s anger and mistrust towards the world evolve into a heart stopping passion and gut wrenching honesty that sparked, sizzled and left its mark.

“Because I suddenly understood that sometimes it’s right to meet in the middle, but sometimes, the simplest act of grace is to meet the other person where they are. That, that is love.”

The pacing of this book was absolute perfection. Mia Sheridan expertly balanced the slow moments where Kira and Grayson shared their pasts with the scorching hot instances of unrestrained passion, ensuring that this story not only flowed easily but was also entirely felt. As a huge fan of the fake relationship storyline, I loved the way Mia Sheridan turned this concept into something fresh and utterly unforgettable with Grayson’s Vow. There were so many layers and surprising twists to this tale that I found myself riveted to the page, anxious to find out what would happen next. Grayson and Kira’s world was made complete by the colorful cast of secondary characters who not only helped further develop our hero and heroine, but also added some much needed perspective, levity and heart to the story. Mia Sheridan’s writing continues to astonish me. Overflowing with heart-wrenching emotions, brilliant imagery, relatable dialogue and inimitable characters, her mastery of the written word unquestionably shines. Grayson’s Vow is yet another sparkling success for Mia Sheridan and an absolute must-read novel in the Sign of Love series!

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I don’t know why I continue to walk away shocked at how much I love Mia Sheridan’s stories, yet somehow I do – every single time. I’ve just finished Grayson’s Vow and am in awe at how different the storyline is from her other novels, yet is filled with the signature style that is Sheridan’s work. She has such an innate talent in the way that she is able to build her words up and immerse readers that I don’t know if I’ll ever be able to get enough.

“’And by the way, my dear,’ Charlotte said, resting her hand on mine on the counter, a glint in her eyes, ‘forget the prince and princess. I always imagined the real story was between the witch and the dragon.’”

Grayson and Kira had such a fun dynamic to their relationship! The back and forth banter made me giggle and smirk, even when they were frustrated with each other. Furthermore, their broken personalities complemented each other perfectly and it made for such a heartfelt read. Also, I’m not going to lie, I’m pretty sure that their stubbornness is what did me in and made me fall head over heels. Grayson clung to his past, haunted by the memories of the place he called home, while Kira ran from her demons. That pride that filled each of them touched me in a way that’s not easily describable. There was something about each of their coping mechanisms that resonated within me. Watching them deal with their issues and wade through the murky waters ended up being somewhat cathartic for me and scars that I bear. Needless to say, they were perfection and I certainly soaked up every single second of them being together!

“It takes work, and faith, and a whole heart full of hope. It takes letting the pain in, too. Because the problem is, you can’t shut off one emotion without shutting off all your emotions. You have to feel the pain if you’re going to feel the joy.”

I’ve said it before and I will say it again; if you haven’t read a novel by Mia Sheridan yet, you are missing out! With vivid imagery and thought-provoking scenarios, she forces her way into your heart and soul with her words. Grayson’s Vow was filled with so many feels across the spectrum, but an overwhelming one of love shone brightest. I had the hardest time putting this book down and never wanted it to end (not that the notion is a surprise at this point). Sheridan has written another solid masterpiece and I’m anxious to see what she does next!

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REVIEW – Grasping Air by Carrie Aarons

Title: Grasping Air
Author: Carrie Aarons
Series: Flipped #2
Release Date: October 23, 2016

We were the seconds after a grip released the bar, body floating through the air with nervous wonder. Would we successfully grab it again, or would we hit the mat, shattered and defeated?

Peyton Adams learned a long time ago that selfish and detached is the only way to be in life. What most people call shameless or obnoxious behavior, she considers key to getting where she needs to go. Most disapproving of all? USA Gymnastics’ golden boy with an eight-pack, Jared Hargrove. After being cut from the women’s team right before Rio, Peyton is back on the post-Summer Games tour. Not only is she the only one without a gold medal, but her history with Jared won’t stay buried for long.

Control and good manners; the two things drilled into Jared Hargrove’s head from birth. As a four-time gold medalist, he’s always obeyed the rules and reaped the reward. Well, except for the whirlwind week four years ago in London when wild-child Peyton Adams finally got under his skin, and into his bed. She broke his heart, and he hasn’t removed the ice wall around it since. Now she’s back to redeem herself to the world of gymnastics, and it seems, to push his buttons more than ever.

After years of resentment and heartache, can they repair a relationship so badly broken that most people wouldn’t even try? Or will they continue to fall, grasping at any last emotion before they finally collapse?

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Carrie Aarons returns readers to the world of Olympic gymnastics with Grasping Air, the second novel in the Flipped series and Peyton and Jared’s story. Told with all of the sparkle and passion that I’ve come to love from this author, this second chance romance was sweet, sassy and overflowing with feels. Having met Jared and Peyton in Blind Landing and getting a preview of their undeniable attraction, I was thrilled to finally hear their story. Thrown together on tour, the small confines of the bus made for some seriously heady sexual tension, plenty of sarcastic banter and the kind of scorching chemistry that threatened to set the pages on fire. I adored getting to know this couple. Peyton’s spontaneity clashed with Jared’s tightly controlled temperament to guarantee an entertaining and unexpected story. Fun, flirty and fantastically feisty, Grasping Air was a light-hearted read and a great addition to the series. 

“It doesn’t make sense that such a serious man and such a wild woman could come together and burn hotter than a supernova. But we do.”

I enjoyed getting to unravel Jared and Peyton over the course of the story. Their opposite personalities and drastically different upbringings made them an ideal match. Jared and Peyton pushed each other’s buttons, forcing one another to reveal pieces of themselves they’d prefer to keep secret, and resulting in some great growth from both characters. I was hoping for a little more exploration of Jared and Peyton’s outside relationships. While I was glad to see Jared with his family and the brief glimpses we got of the couple with the other gymnasts, they felt a bit isolated in this book. I would have liked to further explore Peyton’s relationship with Natalia. I think it would have helped make Peyton relatable and her behavior a little easier to forgive knowing the kind of loyalty and love she was capable of. I did enjoy the moments Jared and Peyton spent with the rest of the team. Seeing how easily they fit into one another’s lives and experiencing the camaraderie they shared with their friends brought some much needed laughter and levity to this story.

“In all of the turmoil between us, I’d forgotten how truly radiant we were during the good moments. How high we’d soared, how fast we’d swung.”

I had some issues with the pacing of this novel. There were a few times where the story moved a little too slowly for my tastes and I would have preferred a bit more depth in terms of the emotional development of Jared and Peyton’s relationship. For instance, I felt like we barely got to experience what happened between them the first time around and that undermined my ability to fully invest in their reconciliation. While I personally wanted a bit more substance and emotional angst from this novel, it should be noted that this book was every bit the sweet, entertaining read I thought it would be. I absolutely adored the premise of Grasping Air. I appreciated the way Carrie Aarons twisted the Olympic gymnastics storyline into something fresh and unique. While this book definitely felt like part of the series, it was its own dynamic and enjoyable entity. If you’re looking for something smart, funny and full of life then Grasping Air definitely delivers and Carrie Aaron’s passion for her characters and the world she has so carefully crafted absolutely shines through.

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Carrie Aarons has once again dazzled me with her enchanting world of gymnastics. Her characters are fun and vivacious, always leaving me wanting more. Grasping Air follows the tumultuous relationship between Peyton and Jared, and boy did it create some serious somersaults. I absolutely adored the push and pull of their relationship and found myself constantly on edge wondering what would happen next.

“While I’m not running in the opposite direction, I’m also not going anywhere near Jared Hargrove. Because not only will he burn me, he’ll ruin me. Completely.”

These two characters truly epitomize the definition of opposites attract. Where one was loud and outgoing, the other was quiet and reserved. Where one liked having focus and something to keep him grounded, the other was a free spirit and appreciated her wings. While Peyton drove me somewhat crazy in the beginning, the insight into her emotions and thoughts were invaluable. She constantly put on this tough exterior, only to hide the bruises on her psyche. While her actions or words weren’t always done in a considerate manner, it was knowing how vulnerable she was that made me soften to her and come to really love and adore who she was. Jared was the opposite in that he didn’t seem like the grudge holding type, yet in those moments of anger and frustration, he was a volcano boiling over. I kind of loved seeing him lose control, whether in anger or passion, because it added that much depth to his personality. What resulted from these two polar opposite characters was an explosive relationship in both the ups and downs. They fought hard, but learned to love harder, and it made this reader fall in love too!

“Because letting someone else in, to protect, help and support you, that required giving away a piece of your heart. I’d paid that price before. And it was far too high.”

My only complaint about this novel was the pacing of it. At times, I wished for more action to drive the plot forward. It’s not that there was anything wrong per say, but for my personal taste, I was left wanting just a little more. There were a couple lulls that I think could have been filled with a deeper connection (i.e. bringing Peyton home for the first time) and it would have kept me invested just a smidge more. That being said, there’s something about a gymnast that will get me every single time. Throw in the fact that both the hero and the heroine take part, plus some time with the couple from the first book, and I was sold. Grasping Air by Carrie Aaron’s was a tumbling pass that mesmerizes you, a bar routine that leaves you gasping, and a vault that makes you hold your breath until that landing is stuck. It’s definitely one that left this judge smiling!

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RELEASE DAY REVIEW – Fighting for Love by Kelly Elliott

Title: Fighting For Love
Author: Kelly Elliott
Series: Boston Love #2
Release Date: April 4, 2017

Finn Ward has two passions: being a firefighter and being single. Although his parents are constantly nagging him to settle down, Finn just wants to enjoy himself while he’s young. Then, at a union meeting, he meets a gorgeous lawyer with a dazzling smile—and suddenly, settling down doesn’t sound so bad.

Rory Adams is fresh out of law school and looking to make a name for herself at her mother’s firm. She doesn’t have time for silly games anymore. But when she catches the eye of a dashing fireman who makes her body tingle from across the room, something instantly ignites between them. The only problem? Her father is Finn’s boss.

Their relationship turns both of their lives upside-down. Rory tames Finn’s wild ways, while he shows her that life can’t be all work and no play. But it’ll take some serious determination to keep their love secret—and real courage to admit the truth.

Kelly Elliott returns with another swoon-worthy firefighter book boyfriend in Fighting for Love, Finn and Rory’s story. After having met Finn in Searching for Harmony, I was intrigued. I was anxious to see what kind of woman it would take to tame his playboy ways and I definitely wasn’t disappointed. Rory was the perfect match for Finn – their chemistry absolutely sizzling and the emotional connection between them certainly worth exploring. Kelly Elliott crafted a delightful push and pull between these two distinct and addictive personalities, serving up plenty of flirtatious banter, some seriously heady sexual tension, and enough hilarious moments to keep me absolutely riveted. Rory and Finn’s passionate and poignant journey delivered all the feels in this sweet, sassy Boston Love romance. Kelly Elliott’s voice is fresh, amusing and thoughtful, making this novel hard to put down!

“It was in that moment I realized something. Rory Adams was indeed the woman who was going to change me. And I wouldn’t have had it any other way.”

Rory was fun to unravel. Her feisty personality, tenacious tendencies and propensity for adorably awkward moments made for one heck of an amusing ride. I loved how Kelly Elliott developed this character, revealing her personal ties to Finn’s firehouse and using her family history as a way to explore the risks and sacrifices that come with loving a firefighter. I especially enjoyed how hardworking Rory was. Her desire to succeed in her own right fostered a respect for this character that had me rooting for her in no time at all. Finn was every bit as charming as I remembered. His cocky attitude and singular focus on winning over Rory made me grin, but it was his unexpected sweetness and compassion for others that stole my heart. I would have liked to learn a little more about Finn’s role within his family, delved a little deeper into his relationship with his parents and brothers in order to really understand the kind of man he was but, overall, Kelly Elliott did a great job at endearing Finn to me over the course of the story.

“The way he touches my body and I feel like I’m seeing the light for the first time—the life I’ve secretly wanted, but never had the courage to go after.”

Admittedly, Fighting for Love had some pacing issues. The first part of the book moved so quickly that Finn and Rory’s relationship definitely had a bit of an insta-love vibe. The speed with which the story initially progressed detracted from not only the perceived depth of their relationship, but also my emotional investment in it. About halfway through, Kelly Elliott settled in and it was then that I was able to really lose myself in this story. I loved seeing more of Harmony and Preston, their presence giving Fighting for Love some roots and a comforting feeling of family. The author did a great job plotting this couple’s journey, exploring Rory’s relationship with her parents, Finn’s reputation and sense of responsibility, and both of their work lives to create a storyline that was captivating and full of feels. Funny, smart and vibrant, Fighting for Love was an effortless read. Finn and Rory’s story was heartfelt and entertaining – a great addition to the Boston Love series!


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RELEASE DAY REVIEW – Someday Soon by Laura Ward

Title – Someday Soon
Author – Laura Ward
Publication Date – April 3, 2017
Series – Not Yet #3

One mouthwatering temptation…

All Daisy Goldsmith wants is to get out of her small town, leaving behind the bullies who’ve taunted her. Attending culinary school in New York has always been her biggest dream—a dream she’s not confident enough to pursue. After all, she’s nothing but a “fat cow.” But when her brother’s best friend, the man who’s always secretly held her heart, moves back to town after college, everything changes for Daisy.

One scrumptious nibble…

The Goldsmith house has always been Jon Roberts’ sanctuary from the crazy of his life. With a broken and dysfunctional family, Jon embraces the Goldsmiths like his own. After getting a real glimpse of the woman Daisy’s becoming, Jon is torn between his loyalty to the family and his desire for his best friend’s little sister.

One delectable bite…

As Daisy and Jon spend more time together, they can’t resist the attraction between them. Once they’ve had a taste, nothing can keep them apart–not their dreams, their families, or the difference in their age. Can someday turn into forever or will they bite off more than they can handle?

Laura Ward is one of those authors who could tell me she was publishing her grocery list, and I’d jump at the chance to buy it. Time and time again, she has created captivating characters in a storyline that I cannot get enough of. Someday Soon took a spin on the brother’s best friend trope and I loved every single delicious second of it. The relationship between Daisy and Jon blossomed so effortlessly that it gave me all sorts of feels and now I just want a whole lot more.

“You are lightness and warmth. You give and take care of others. You’re my Sunshine.”

When we first met Daisy, she was forbidden to Jon in so many different ways that I didn’t know how they would make it work. Yet, the transformation she made from the beginning to the end of the novel was one of the most beautiful, touching ones that I’ve come across. In no way did she end up changing for Jon, but he helped her to see herself through his eyes. She grew stronger and learned to believe in herself, but the natural progression of how it happened touched my heart. Jon was one of those heroes that I took an instant liking to. I didn’t care how much of a bad boy player he was described as; there was a fierce protectiveness that oozed from his personality and that trait is such a huge weakness for me. The way that he fought between what he felt was right and his developing feelings for Daisy was frustrating at times, yet so perfect at the same time. It spoke to who he wanted to be as a man, making it pretty difficult to resist his charm. There was something special about these two that had me rooting for them to be together from the very beginning. They were able to lean on each other which led to a beautiful friendship and an unwavering support system. They complemented each other and brought out something in the other that not only made them better together, but better individuals, too.

“A warm heart, hot summer, and even hotter man…Jon was right. The temptation was right in front of me. How could I resist?”

Not only does Laura Ward weave a magical romance between these two characters in a fun, down to earth storyline, but her writing is just superb. As someone who has been around from her debut, it’s fascinating to see how she has honed her craft. The stories she writes continue to show growth in her writing while also maintaining the voice that makes them uniquely hers. I went into Someday Soon with no expectations, just the desire to read it based on who wrote it. I can say with utmost certainty that Someday Soon was everything I could want in a novel. It was filled with sweet romance, a heartwarming journey, and characters who will make you laugh and giggle. There aren’t enough positive things I can say about this one, so if you’re looking for a read to knock it out of the park, I’d definitely suggest checking this one out!


I opened the door to the small bathroom that adjoined Dean’s bedroom and was also shared by hallway access. Steam billowed out, and it took a few seconds before I could see clearly.

Fucking hell.

Staring at me with wide blue eyes, water dripping down her shoulders from her wet hair, and nothing but a tiny, goddamned towel on, was Daisy.

“Jesus. I’m sorry. The door wasn’t locked.” I fumbled out an apology while attempting to pry my greedy eyes off her curvaceous, damp body.

Daisy swallowed, and her eyes fixed on me. Or more accurately, my lower half.

Motherfucking hell.

I was ready to get in the shower. Dean and Grace would be here soon, and the rest of the family would be gathering in the kitchen for breakfast. I walked into the bathroom in only my boxer briefs. Briefs that were now beginning to tent as I focused on the unbelievable sight in front of me.

“I locked the door that leads to the hallway. I thought I locked this one, but I guess I didn’t. I’m the one who’s sorry.” Daisy spoke to my cock, unable or unwilling to look away and not sounding the least bit sorry.

I cleared my throat, and she jumped, looking into my eyes, her face flushed and her breathing rapid.

“Well, I’ll give you your privacy.” I took a step back into my room.

“Wait,” Daisy placed her hand on my forearm, her other hand clutching the towel to her.

I stopped, and she moved closer to me until our chests were almost touching. Her smell, even freshly showered, of sugar and honey, was heady.

“I wanted to be the first to say Happy Thanksgiving. I’m so glad you’ll be here today.” Daisy’s voice was whisper soft. “And I just have to say that your body is so gorgeous, Jon. I thought you should know–”

I stopped her words with my mouth, kissing her hard, my hands cupping her face, my tongue meeting hers in strong, desperate thrusts. A grunt escaped, one that sounded needy and frustrated and full of want. As she registered the sound, she pressed her body against mine, her hands on my chest, tracing the edges of muscle, and then on my back and finally my ass.

As I reveled in her touch, something hit my feet, and I froze. As I stilled, so did Daisy. Her body was plastered to mine, but her towel was on the floor.

Jesus Christ, motherfucking hell, goddammit.

She was naked. My Daisy. My Sunshine.

Her eyes were hooded, and she licked her lips, not even attempting to pull away. My dick grew so hard it hurt, and she adjusted her hips, moving it in between her legs with a soft whimper at the sensation.

“Daisy,” I rested my forehead on hers. “We can’t do this. Your whole family is here. At home. Your parents, your brother is on his way, due here any minute.” She closed her eyes and nodded, but as she did, she rotated her hips, ever so slightly.

“But you need to know, I want you so fucking bad, I feel like tearing the bathroom apart.” My voice was rough, and she nodded, eyes still closed as she moved against me.

“Daisy,” I croaked out. “You have to go to your room. Please.” My spine tingled, and my heart raced, my entire body on fire.

She stopped, her eyes open, heavy with desire, and she took two steps back.

She took two steps back.

There weren’t any more cuss words left to say. I was speechless. She believed me. Daisy, my girl who had been picked on and ridiculed over her body, believed that I found her sexy. That I wanted her. And so she showed all of herself to me, unabashedly.

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USA Today bestselling author, Laura Ward, writes sweet and sexy stories that will hopefully make you look at the world in a different way. Her books include the Not Yet series: Not Yet, Until Now and Someday Soon (release date April 3, 2017), as well as Contemporary Romance standalone, Past Heaven. She is also the co-author of the College Bound series: The Pledge and The Color of Us. Laura lives in Maryland with her loud and very loving three children and husband. She married her college sweetheart and is endlessly grateful for the support he has given her through all their years together, and especially toward her dream of writing books. When not picking up toy trucks, driving to lacrosse practice, or checking spelling homework, Laura is writing or reading romance novels.

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RELEASE DAY BLITZ & GIVEAWAY – When Constellations Form by Micalea Smeltzer

Title: When Constellations Form
Author: Micalea Smeltzer
Series: Light in the Dark #4
Release Date: March 31, 2017

First came marriage…
Then came love…
Now comes baby in a baby carriage.

So, at least we did one thing in order, right?

It’s been three years since Xander and Thea’s impromptu Vegas wedding. Since then, they’ve dealt with family drama, his grueling NFL schedule, and her college classes. Now that Thea’s graduated from college, it’s finally time for them to move out and start their life together.

Things couldn’t be any more perfect.

And then a curveball is thrown their way.

Midnight feedings and a screaming infant wasn’t a part of Thea’s five-year plan, but, suddenly, it’s very much her soon-to-be reality. Xander is thrilled at the prospect of parenthood while Thea can’t wrap her head around it.

But, ready or not, here comes baby.

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Micalea Smeltzer serves up the next installment in Xander and Thea’s story with When Constellations Form. This sassy, sweet and totally addictive read is the perfect ending for this inimitable couple. Micalea Smeltzer had me falling in love with Xander and Thea all over again, and as much as I wanted to devour this novel, I also never wanted it to end. Xander and Thea’s chemistry is as potent as ever, sizzling from the pages and keeping me grinning from start to finish. I absolutely adored seeing them settled into their happily ever after and ready to take on the next chapter in their lives, however unexpected it may have been. This couple’s connection is rock solid and together they take on life with the full weight of their adorably quirky personalities and all of their signature zeal. With graduation, a new house and pregnancy hormones running rampant, When Constellations Form is one seriously entertaining read.

“I’ve never met anyone that’s more my equal than you.”

I didn’t think it was possible to fall any harder for this phenomenal couple but Micalea Smeltzer quickly proved me wrong. Xander and Thea were as charming as ever, but with the challenge of impending parenthood before them, readers got to discover entirely new sides to both characters. Xander’s excitement at the prospect of becoming a father and his devotion to Thea and determination to help her see what an incredible mom she would be just about slayed me. He had me swooning with his sensitivity, thoughtfulness, and numerous displays of unconditional love. With this novel Xander effortlessly climbed the ranks of my favorite book boyfriends, leaving me utterly obsessed with his one-of-a-kind brand of perfection.

“Thea’s crazy, on a good day—but pregnant, she’s certifiable.”

While so much of this novel captured the typical, crazy Thea I had come to adore, Micalea Smeltzer further developed this character, giving her a depth that was both surprising and completely satisfying. The self-doubt she exhibited captured my heart. Her insecurities towards becoming a mother were genuine and relatable. I felt for her and understood her hesitancy based around her own childhood experiences. However, it was Thea’s resolve to give her child everything she never had that really stuck with me. This fierce and serious side to Thea absolutely blew me away and in the end, left me totally smitten with this lovable heroine.

“Sometimes I love you doesn’t feel big enough to encompass what I feel for her. She’s everything to me. The sun and the moon and the stars. She’s it all.”

When Constellations Form is not only the ideal next chapter for Thea and Xander, but it was the kind of sequel that leaves your heart overflowing with emotion. I loved every moment of their journey in this novel, laughing my way through Thea’s pregnancy and shedding a few tears as they grew into amazing parents. To make matters even sweeter, we get plenty more of Rae, Cade, Nova and Jace too. By the time all was said and done, I was bursting with the love I have for this fictional little family. When Constellations Form was smart, hilarious, incredibly heartfelt and uniquely Xander and Thea. Micalea Smeltzer is unquestionably at her best with this novel, delivering the final piece of this couple’s unforgettable journey with plenty of raw emotion, sparkling wit, and delightful banter. When Constellations Form is a fantastic addition to the Light in the Dark series and the perfect conclusion to Xander and Thea’s beautifully unique story.

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When Stars Collide (Light in the Dark #2)

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Dark Hearts (Light in the Dark #3)

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Hi. I’m Micalea. Ma-call-e-uh. Weird name, I know. My mom must’ve known I was going to be odd even in the womb. I’ve written a lot of books. Like a lot. Don’t ask me how many, I don’t remember at this point. I have an unhealthy addiction to Diet Coke but I can’t seem to break the habit. I listen to way too much music and hedgehogs have taken over my life. Crazy is the word that best sums up my life, but it’s the good kind of crazy and I wouldn’t change it for anything.

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