Title: Something Borrowed Author: Eve Dangerfield Genre: Romance, Contemporary Publisher: Limitless Publishing LLC Release Date: February 7, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 281 Source: Author ARC Request Going to an eight-day tropical wedding sounds great, right? Wrong. Elle Sahlstrom hates weddings, but she promised her best friend Tory she’d attend her destination ceremony. That is, despite having to endure obnoxious cousins, bad wine, and a phallus-laden bachelorette party. But that’s not the worst part. The worst part just happened to be sitting next to her on the plane, on his way to the same wedding, guaranteed to be the same insufferable ….
Title: Pressed to Death Series: A Perfectly Proper Paranormal Museum Mystery, #2 Author: Kirsten Weiss Genre: Cozy Mystery, Mystery Publisher: Midnight Ink Release Date: March 8, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 338 Source: NetGalley Perfectly pressed. Perfectly proper. Perfectly deadly. Paranormal museum owner Maddie Kosloski thinks she has the perfect paranormal exhibit for the harvest festival—a haunted grape press. But before she can open the exhibit, she’s accused of stealing the antique press. And when her accuser is found murdered, all eyes turn to Maddie. Solving the crime is the last thing on Maddie’s mind, but her mother insists she investigate. ….
Title: By Appointment Only Author: Lisa Eugene Genre: Romance, Contemporary Release Date: February 14, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 291 Source: Author ARC Request Chase: What we do… What we do every Tuesday… In my office, On my desk… Is wrong! But I crave her, I can’t stop. How can I save her from certain heartbreak, when I can’t even save myself? Danielle: He’s a gorgeous, eccentric, older man, a millionaire who owns the special needs school my daughter attends. He also happens to be running for mayor of New York City. Why do I keep my appointments? This one hour ….
Title: Journal Sparks: Fire Up Your Creativity with Spontaneous Art, Wild Writing, and Inventive Thinking Author: Emily K. Neuburger Genre: Non Fiction, Art Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC Release Date: April 18, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 164 Source: NetGalley Using words, drawing, collage, and observation-based list-making, award-winning author Emily K. Neuburger highlights the many paths into journaling. Her 60 interactive writing prompts and art how-tos help you to expand your imagination and stimulate your creativity. Every spread invites a new approach to filling a page, from making a visual map of a day-in-my-life to turning random splotches into quirky characters for ….
Title: Candy Is Magic: Real Ingredients, Modern Recipes Author: Jami Curl Genre: Cooking, Cookbooks Publisher: Ten Speed Press Release Date: April 18, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 312 Source: NetGalley This game-changing candy cookbook from the owner of Quin, a popular Portland-based candy company, offers more than 200 achievable recipes using real, natural ingredients for everything from flavor-packed fruit lollipops to light-as-air marshmallows. Chai Tea Lollipops, Honey and Sea Salt Marshmallows, Chocolate Pretzel Caramels, Cherry Cola Gumdrops—this is not your average candy, or your average candy book. Candy-maker extraordinaire Jami Curl breaks down candy making into its most precise and foolproof steps. No guess ….
Title: Roman Series: Cold Fury Hockey, #7 Author: Sawyer Bennett Genre: Romance, Contemporary, Sports Publisher: Loveswept Release Date: February 21, 2017 Format: ebook Source: NetGalley New York Times bestselling author Sawyer Bennett steams up the ice all over again as the Carolina Cold Fury hockey team’s hottest bad boy gets his first taste of something good. In a league full of troublemakers, Cold Fury defenseman Roman Sýkora stands out—at least when it comes to negative publicity. When he’s not chilling in the penalty box, the sizzling Czech skate demon is racking up tabloid headlines for his scandalous behavior with the ….
Title: Sweet Victory Series: Fighting for Love, #4 Author: Gina L. Maxwell Genre: Romance, Contemporary Publisher: Entangled: Brazen Release Date: February 27th 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 251 Source: NetGalley Confident but distrustful Sophie Caldwell needs help if she’s going to save her family business. Her grandma left one rule for Sophie to maintain ownership from her uncle before she’s thirty: get married. But how does she get her uncle off her ass when she’s only twenty-seven and hasn’t had a boyfriend in years? Lean, cut, British-born MMA fighter Xander James has never lost a fight, and he’s not about to ….
Title: Guarding Mr. Fine Series: Tough Love #3 Author: HelenKay Dimon Genre: Romance, Contemporary, M/M, Romantic Suspense Publisher: Loveswept Release Date: February 14, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 235 Source: NetGalley In this steamy novel of seduction and international intrigue, two brave men are stripped of their defenses—and exposed to dangers and desires that simmer below the surface. As an agent with the CIA’s special activities division, Seth Lang lives for risk—and yet he’s stuck playing bodyguard to the U.S. consul general in Munich. Although Seth’s last assignment nearly killed him, babysitting some desk jockey in a suit sounds way ….
Title: Blue on Blue Author: Charles Campisi Genre: Biography & Autobiography Publisher: Scribner Release Date: February 7, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 368 Source: NetGalley One of the most authentic and consistently illuminating portraits of police work ever, Blue on Blue describes the fascinating inner workings of the world’s largest police force and Chief Charles Campisi’s unprecedented two decades putting bad cops behind bars. From 1996 through 2014 Charles Campisi headed NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau, working under four police commissioners and gaining a reputation as hard-nosed and incorruptible. When he retired, only one man on the 36,000-member force had served longer. ….
Title: The New Irish Table Author: Leslie Conron Carola Genre: Cooking, Cookbooks Publisher: Imagine Release Date: February 7, 2017 Format: ebook Pages: 240 Source: NetGalley “A delectable look at the modern food culture of Ireland. Ten award-winning chefs offer recipes highlighting fresh, local, and seasonal ingredients from provinces across the Emerald Isle in this beautiful, photo-illustrated collection”– This was a beautiful little cookbook. It had a plethora of gorgeous photos. Both of the recipes featured and from places all over Ireland. The recipes featured in this book come from some of Ireland’s top chefs and there is a little something ….
2.5 Stars This was an OK read. It had a lot of potential, but fell a little short. I enjoyed the idea of the story, and the plot flowed well. It was a tad bit repetitive though and a little OTT. I didn’t particularly care for Shiree. Honestly, she came across a bit like a shrilly b!tch, especially at the beginning. And LORD was she judgy. Chaz was OK, but a bit too BETA for my tastes. Shiree came off more alpha than Chaz. I think the couple lacked chemistry for me because of that. Blake’s book is next, but ….
Title: A Shot with You Series: Bourbon Brothers Author: Teri Anne Stanley Genre: Romance, Contemporary Publisher: Entangled: Lovestruck Release Date: January 9, 2017 Format: Ebook Pages: 186 Source: NetGalley ARC Bourbon is in Brandon Morgan’s blood. His family owns the best bourbon brand in the country—or it will be with his marketing genius. And after meeting the fiery daughter of a tequila distillery owner, he’s never been more sure. His barrels, her tequila. It’s a match made in heaven. But only if he can keep his hands off the owner’s daughter…and his secrets to himself. Lesa Ruiz will do anything ….
Title: Chef Q in Paris: The Winter Collection Author: Didier Quémener Genre: Cooking, Cookbooks Publisher: Velvet Morning Press Release Date: November 11, 2016 Format: Ebook Pages: 82 Source: NetGalley ARC A Parisian private chef invites you into his kitchen for a taste of his favorite winter recipes—and anecdotes about growing up in the French countryside. Chef Didier Quémener, author of Chef Q in Paris: The Fall Collection, is back with his second book, this time focusing on winter. Didier’s mantra is cooking with seasonal products. They’re inexpensive and flavorful. What’s not to love? Growing up in the French countryside, Didier ….
Title: Bell, Book & Candlemas Series: A Wiccan Wheel Mystery #2 Author: Jennifer David Hesse Genre: Cozy Mystery, Mystery, Fiction Publisher: Kensington Release Date: December 27, 2016 Format: Ebook Pages: 352 Source: NetGalley ARC A new year has barely begun and Edindale, Illinois, family law attorney Keli Milanni already has her hands full at work. But her private practice as a Wiccan may cause her worlds to collide The Wiccan holiday of Candlemas is right around the corner, but when vandals target New Age gift shop Moonstone Treasures, the mood is far from festive. Frightening threats and accusations of witchcraft ….
Title: Wound Tight Series: Made in Jersey, #4 Author: Tessa Bailey Genre: Romance, Erotica Publisher: Entangled: Brazen Release Date: December 5, 2016 Format: Ebook Source: NetGalley ARC A sexy new M/M romance from New York Times Bestselling author Tessa Bailey When CEO Renner Bastion walks into a room, everyone keeps their distance. Well, everyone but the sarcastic, tattooed, Boston-bred security guard whose presence has kept Renner in New Jersey longer than intended. As if the unwanted attraction isn’t unsettling enough, Renner finds out his protector isn’t as unavailable as originally thought. Milo Bautista just came out to his wealthy, ultra-confident ….
Title: Frostbitten Series: 2016 Holiday Charity Bundle Author: Charlotte Stein Genre: Romance, Erotica, Paranormal Publisher: Riptide Release Date: Nov 28, 2016 Format: Ebook Pages: 110 Source: NetGalley ARC Shy nurse Cora both dreads and lives for the moments she sees Zeke, an orderly at the hospital where she works. Zeke is too handsome, too compelling, too much, and seems totally unaware of Cora. But before she can bring herself to his attention, an explosion rips through the hospital Christmas party. Zeke has noticed Cora—in fact, he’s so irresistibly drawn to her that he saves her from the explosion by turning ….
Title: The Christmas Tree Series: Pineville Author: Allyson Charles Genre: Romance, Holiday, Contemporary Publisher: Lyrical Shine Release Date: November 22, 2016 Format: Ebook Pages: 234 Source: NetGalley ARC DECORATING WITH THE GRINCH It was one little fender bender. Sadie was only in picturesque Pineville, Michigan, for a day, trying to handle the ramshackle house her grandmother left her and juggle the sale of her failing design business at the same time. Her debtors don’t care that it’s almost Christmas. But then neither does the big bad contractor whose truck got squashed. Colt McCoy might be the least festive ….
Title: Tempted By a Touch Series: An Unlikely Hero #2 Author: Kris Rafferty Genre: Romance, Romantic Suspense Publisher: Entangled Publishing Release Date: October 24th 2016 Format: Ebook Pages: 211 Source: NetGalley ARC People keep dying around Harper MacLain. Try as she might, she can’t stop bad things from happening to those she loves. When her closely guarded secret lands her in the middle of her ex-boyfriend’s investigation, she’s in over her head. She hates that Detective Lucas Sullivan is in her life again, tempting her to fall back into bad habits…and his bed. When Harper left him, Lucas tried not ….
Title: Dark Corners Series: A True Heroes Author: A. M. Madden Genre: Romance, Contemporary, Romantic Suspense Publisher: Loveswept Release Date: November 8, 2016 Format: Ebook Pages: 325 Source: NetGalley ARC A real hero can protect and serve, but a true hero knows how to love. Love is war when shadows play games with the heart. In this thrilling romance from the USA Today bestselling author of Stone Walls and Glass Ceilings, a decorated veteran facing the darkest battlefield finds a guiding light to trust and tenderness. David Cavello is no longer in uniform, but the memories of combat still haunt ….
Title: Welcome Home for Christmas Series: A Hero's Welcome Author: Annie Rains Genre: Romance, Holiday, Contemporary Publisher: Loveswept Release Date: November 8, 2016 Format: Ebook Pages: 185 Source: NetGalley ARC The bestselling Hero’s Welcome series continues with a juicy Christmas romance, a short novel set in Seaside, North Carolina, where the bustling military base keeps this small town stocked with dedicated, lovable heroes. Three-hundred-and-sixty-four days a year, Allison Carmichael doesn’t mind being single. It sure beats dating another loser, and it keeps her heart safe. Then there’s that three-hundred-and-sixty-fifth day: Christmas Eve, the traditional time her entire family gathers ….
Title: Dirty Series: Raw Family (Book Two) Author: Belle Aurora Genre: Romance, Dark Romance, Erotica Publisher: Self Published Release Date: October 29, 2016 Format: Ebook Pages: 393 Source: Author ARC My marriage seemed perfect from the outside looking in. People envied me. They wanted my life, wanted to be me. Mrs Alejandra Gambino. Wife of Dino Gambino. Daughter of Eduardo Castillo. Respected. Loved. Mob royalty. They had no idea of the horrors that lurked behind closed doors. They didn’t know I was at the lowest point a person could reach. Enter Julius Carter. Aloof, handsome, blue-eyed Julius Carter. He saved ….