Sunday, July 17, 2022

REVERSE by Kate Stewart is LIVE!

 


💜 🎵 🎼🎶 𝕆𝕎 𝔸𝕍𝔸𝕀𝕃𝔸𝔹𝕃𝔼🎶 🎼 🎵 💜 

𝐑𝐄𝐕𝐄𝐑𝐒𝐄 by USA Today Bestselling author Kate Stewart is LIVE! This is a steamy, star-crossed lovers, rockstar romance with all the feels!


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Find the 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐁𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐭 𝐒𝐲𝐦𝐩𝐡𝐨𝐧𝐲 duet here: mybook.to/ksbittersweetduet

Grab book #1 𝐃𝐑𝐈𝐕𝐄 here: mybook.to/KSDrive

Grab book #2 𝐑𝐄𝐕𝐄𝐑𝐒𝐄 here: mybook.to/ksreverse


"𝙏𝙝𝙞𝙨 𝙞𝙨 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙖𝙗𝙨𝙤𝙡𝙪𝙩𝙚 𝘽𝙀𝙎𝙏 𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙄'𝙫𝙚 𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙙 𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙨 𝙮𝙚𝙖𝙧. 𝙍𝙚𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙨𝙚 𝙞𝙨 𝙚𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙮𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙄 𝙬𝙖𝙣𝙩 𝙞𝙣 𝙖 𝙗𝙤𝙤𝙠. 𝘼𝙡𝙡 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙖𝙣𝙜𝙨𝙩, 𝙚𝙢𝙤𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣, 𝙨𝙩𝙚𝙖𝙢, 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙧𝙤𝙢𝙖𝙣𝙘𝙚. 𝙆𝙖𝙩𝙚'𝙨 𝙬𝙧𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙞𝙨 𝙢𝙚𝙨𝙢𝙚𝙧𝙞𝙯𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙨 𝙨𝙩𝙤𝙧𝙮 𝙘𝙖𝙥𝙩𝙞𝙫𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙢𝙚 𝙖𝙡𝙡 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙬𝙖𝙮 𝙩𝙝𝙧𝙤𝙪𝙜𝙝." - 𝘾𝙝𝙧𝙞𝙨𝙩𝙮, 𝘽𝘽𝙐 𝘽𝙤𝙤𝙠 𝘽𝙡𝙤𝙜


Blurb: 


𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐲 𝐲𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐬 𝐚𝐠𝐨, 𝐦𝐲 𝐟𝐚𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐚𝐦𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐨𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐡𝐚𝐥𝐟 𝐨𝐟 𝐚 𝐛𝐫𝐨𝐤𝐞𝐧 𝐥𝐨𝐯𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲.


A relationship he’s kept hidden for decades.


Upon unearthing his secret through a series of emails in our paper’s archives, I began my search for the truth. Haunted by my father’s love story, and in my quest for answers, I never imagined I would discover a love of my own. Or that my love for Easton Crowne would be key in discovering the reason behind what split our parents up. 


Doomed from the start and knowing the havoc our relationship would inevitably wreak on our families, I could never have prepared for the toll it would take or the cost of the truth.


But in order to find our ending, we had to go back to their beginning. 


𝐌𝐲 𝐧𝐚𝐦𝐞 𝐢𝐬 𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐞 𝐁𝐮𝐭𝐥𝐞𝐫, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐢𝐬 𝐦𝐲 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐫-𝐜𝐫𝐨𝐬𝐬𝐞𝐝 𝐥𝐨𝐯𝐞 𝐬𝐭𝐨𝐫𝐲.


💙💜 🎵 🎼🎶 🎼 🎵 💜 💙


Watch the 𝐑𝐄𝐕𝐄𝐑𝐒𝐄 trailer here: https://www.tiktok.com/t/ZTdcYYm52/?k=1

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“The Dance” cover and permission granted by Fist of Five 

Written by: Tony Arata 



💙💜 🎵 🎼🎶 🎼 🎵 💜 💙CHRISTY'S REVIEW 💙💜 🎵 🎼🎶 🎼 🎵 💜 💙

“Their story doesn’t change the significance of ours.”

This is the absolute BEST thing I've read this year. Reverse is everything I want in a book. All the angst, emotion, steam, and romance. It was absolutely perfect for me.

If you’ve read Drive, you know all about the Crownes and Butlers. If you haven’t read Drive, I encourage you to stop reading this review and pick up that epic book. Reverse is a second generation book and trust me when I say it will mean everything to those of us that have read and loved Drive
“You’re a media princess.” Her eyes narrow. “And you’re rock royalty. We both have legacies to try and live up to.”

Natalie Butler and Easton Crowne meet in an interesting way. It starts with some emails, then an interview of sorts. They become friends but there is so much more there. Neither one of them have ever met another person that makes their soul sing like this. They are meant to be, fated. But it’s complicated with their families history.

I want to cling to his star as it burns the brightest- if only to be with him for a little longer. If what Easton said is true, and we live in echoes of defining moments, I want to remain in this one for as long as I possibly can.

Natalie is a journalist, like father like daughter… and Easton is on the verge of something huge. He’s got even more talent than his father if you can believe it. They both are on a path the greatness, but taking that path together comes with so many challenges and difficulties.

When I tell you this book will put you through the ringer, boy do I mean it. It was one of the most romantic books I’ve ever read with a hero that’s unparalleled. But the angst. When I tell you I cried over this angst, I mean it. I was so upset it brought me to tears. But those are the best books. The ones that truly make you feel. This story brought out all of those feels for me.

Kate's writing is mesmerizing and this story captivated me all the way through. It was a long book, but it didn't feel long. Easton Crowne is everything and soooo romantic. I couldn’t love this book more if I tried. It’s such a special story to me and I know I’ll be re-reading it for years to come. Trust me, you don't want to miss out on this one!
In this universe, only we exist. 


Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Love Lessons by Sarina Bowen is LIVE!


 He needs an image makeover, she needs a mojo upgrade. A new lessons-in-seduction hockey romance from Wall Street Journal bestselling author Sarina Bowen.

After I’m arrested for throwing a raucous party, my hockey team says I have an image problem. And I need to fix it, stat.

Charity work? Check. Haircut? Sure. But I draw the line at hiring my neighbor to style me. In the first place “style” shouldn’t be a verb. And I’m tired of people who’d judge me on appearances.

Vera and I don’t see eye to eye on anything. She wants me to try on clothes, while I just want to remove hers. She's distractingly pretty, with soulful eyes and a sinful mouth that likes to argue with me.

But when management threatens my summer vacation, I grudgingly agree to Vera’s unusual proposal: she’ll give me an image makeover. But in return, she wants lessons in the art of seduction.

It sounds a little nutty, but I know a good opening when I hear it. Besides, it’s not like I’ll ever fall for her…


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Audio: https://geni.us/lovelessons-audio

ADD TO GOODREADS: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/60811919-love-lessons

CHRISTY'S REVIEW:

Sarina Bowen gives us another fun and fabulous hockey romance with Love Lessons. She always writes sports romance so well and I enjoyed Vera and Ian’s story a lot. 

Ian and Vera’s story starts out with a little bit of an enemies to lovers vibe at the start, but they become friendly with each other pretty quickly. Vera is a stylist and friends with some of the hockey crowd and Ian is a player for the Bruisers. They find themselves in a group in Italy as the only two single folks. 

I loved the banter and back and forth between these two. The ‘love lessons’ between them (Vera desperately needed to get some confidence back in that area) were fantastic and these two had a ton of chemistry. I honestly just had a blast listening to this one. 

I listened to the audiobook and as always Joe Arden killed it voicing Ian. Rose Dioro I’m a little less familiar with but she did a great job as well. I can’t recommend the audiobook enough. This was a great story and a quick listen. Can be read as a stand-alone. 

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Between Hello & Goodbye by Emma Scott REVIEW+NEW RELEASE!


From USA Today and Wall St. Journal bestselling author comes a brand-new contemporary romance—an angsty, emotional love story between a grumpy firefighter who thinks he has his life figured out and a beautiful ad exec whose life is anything but.

Between Hello and Goodbye by Emma Scott is now live!

She's a city girl in Seattle. He's a firefighter in a rainforest. This is never going to work...

Faith Benson isn't your emergency contact, she's the party-girl friend you call for a good time. The gal-pal who loves mimosas at brunch and martinis at Happy Hour. But her carefree lifestyle threatens her job at a top Seattle ad agency. There's no one better at landing big accounts (when she shows up) but her boss demands she take a leave of absence to get her head on straight.

Faith heads to the remote Hawaiian island of Kauai, far away from the vices that get her in trouble. A twisted ankle on Day One requires rescuing by a man who is vice personified--a gorgeous firefighter who awakens feelings in her heart she never knew existed.

Asher Mackey doesn't get involved with beautiful tourists beyond taking them to bed and then watching them leave his tiny island. He's devoted his life to the safety and care of everyone around him...except himself. Until he meets Faith Benson, the city girl whose vibrant, inner beauty shines a light on the dark corners of his life, showing him how safe—but empty—it truly is.

Despite their best efforts to keep their distance, Faith and Asher fall hard and fast, but there's an ocean between them. Both are building their lives on opposite sides of the Pacific while their feelings for each other grow more profound and undeniable by the day.

Something has to give.

When Asher receives devastating news, he and Faith have to decide once and for all to entrust their hearts fully to the other or return to their safe—but separate—worlds. Because neither can endure much longer, living somewhere between hello and goodbye.

Between Hello and Goodbye is a contemporary romance about love, loss, and experiencing life in all its facets. It deals with sensitive topics that may be triggering for some readers.

Download today or read for FREE with Kindle Unlimited

Amazon: https://amzn.to/37SVdNX

Amazon Worldwide: mybook.to/BHandG

Goodreads: https://bit.ly/3Fobd6P


CHRISTY'S 5 STAR REVIEW:

“Aloha means to hear what is not said, to see what cannot be seen, to know the unknowable.”

Emma Scott is one of my top favorite authors and books like this remind me why. Between Hello and Goodbye is beautiful, romantic and profound. The scenery was stunning and made me wish I was there in Kauai with Asher and Faith. Scott is the ultimate storyteller and really brought her ‘A game’ with this book.

Faith Benson is a character we know and love from ‘Someday Someday’ (if you haven’t read it, that’s okay- this can be read as a complete stand-alone) but she’s a bit of a wild child. She works when she wants, comes and goes as she pleases, and loves to party, shop, and lives her life the way she wants. Until she decides she needs a change. And that change takes her on a trip to Hawaii.

Asher Mackey followed his younger brother to Hawaii years ago and is a firefighter on the island. Asher and Faith’s meet cute is the absolute best. I loved seeing them meet and start to slowly fall for one another. Being on this island changes Faith. It opens her eyes to other things and makes her see her life differently. It also changes Asher and things he thought, and things he thought he wanted.
“Are we in trouble, firefighter?” I understood her meaning. Because I could read her, and she could read me, and neither one of us wanted to do much else besides figure each other out. “Not yet,” I said quietly. “But we’re getting there.”

Asher was my favorite kind of grumpy hero. He had a heart of gold and I completely and utterly adored him and his family. Then there was Faith. Faith had so much growth in this book. I love seeing a character change like this in a book. There were so many amazing secondary characters as well.

Between Hello and Goodbye is such an epic read. This one had some lighter moments, a lot of character growth, and touched a good bit on grief and loss, which was handled with raw honesty and grace. Emma’s writing once again blew me away. I already know this one will be on my top favorites of 2022 list!
"To survive and thrive and to know that our capacity to love doesn't diminish with loss. The single candle can light a thousand more, and we can find our way out of the darkness.”

 

Meet Emma


Emma Scott is a USA Today and Wall St. Journal bestselling author whose books have been translated in six languages and featured in Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, New York Daily News and USA Today's Happy Ever After. She writes emotional, character-driven romances in which art and love intertwine to heal, and in which love always wins. If you enjoy emotionally-charged stories that rip your heart out and put it back together again, with diverse characters and kind-hearted heroes, you will enjoy her novels. Visit www.emmascottwrites.com

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