{Playlist+Excerpt+Giveaway} Reservation by Rachel Wade

February 8, 2014 excerpt, Giveaways 1

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Reservation is the second book in the New Adult Preservation series.
I really enjoyed the first book, Preservation.
You can check out my review HERE
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Reservation by Rachael Wade 
Series: Preservation #2 
Publication date: March 6th 2013
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance5.5

A sequel to the Amazon bestselling romance, Preservation, told from Ryan’s point of view.
Old Habits Die Hard.
Ryan Campbell is not only leaving his title of Professor behind to move on to bigger and better things at Simon and Warden Publishing, he’s also become Seattle’s rising literary star. Sitting on the overwhelming cusp of newfound fame, he learns soon enough that being popular has its downside.
Attracted to the buzz surrounding his new career, former lovers begin to creep back into his life, and potential ones emerge with enticing advances. While he works to juggle reserved, yet stressful, wedding plans with Kate and his new public image, he has enough to manage without worrying about Carter and Dean—Kate’s loveable albeit eccentric friends—and their latest shenanigans.
Surrounded by a lifestyle that includes temptation at every turn, Ryan finds himself immersed in a world full of scandal and lies, where his oldest weaknesses thrive and his ghosts return to haunt him. Questioning whether his life with Kate is his best path, he must discover if he’s still capable of being the man he aspired to be when she first became his, or if happily ever after is only an illusion.

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She unlocked the door and glared at me, waiting for me to move out of her way. I stepped back with a smartass bow, and she quickly stomped past me into the dim apartment. She chucked her bag on the hallway table and yanked her jewelry off, forcefully tossing it onto the hall table without a word, the clunk sound echoing throughout the room.
I was right behind her, throwing my jacket on top of her jewelry. “Oh, what, am I getting the silent treatment now?”
“You’re not getting anything.”
Oooohhh, damn. I saw where this was going. “You sure about that?” I took her by the elbow and spun her toward me, then moved forward and pressed her back against the hallway wall, my hands on either side of her head. “You know what you do to me when you’re angry,” I breathed harshly, my mouth hovering near her lips. “And you know damn well you wanna give me something.”
She moistened her lips, glaring up at me like she wanted to smack me. Hell, I wanted her to. I loved her when she was like this. “You’re completely overreacting, and I’m not putting up with your bullshit.”
“I’m overreacting?”
“You’re overreacting.”
“Did you like it? Did you like him touching you like that?”
“What are you talking about, you infuriating man?!”
“His hand on your back at the bar. Why didn’t you push him away?”
“See? Overreacting!” One of her hands gestured wildly and then landed in a smack at her side.
I pressed harder against her, taking her jaw in my hand. “How do you expect me to react when I show up to meet you for dinner to find some asshole with his hands on you?”
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Playlist for Reservation

Mynabirds – Disaster (Dinner at Sam’s)
Snow Patrol – Run
Will. I. Am. ft. Britney Spears – Scream and Shout
Justin Timberlake – Like I Love You
Lady Gaga – Telephone
Dido – Let Us Move On
Lady Gaga – Bad Romance (The Chateau scene)
Florence and the Machine – Kiss with a Fist (Ryan’s Ringtone, Kate and Ryan Kitchen Scene)
Elbow – Grounds for Divorce (Ryan and Kate’s road trip to the San Juans)
Nirvana – You Know You’re Right (On Ryan’s iPod)
Nirvana – Heart Shaped Box (On Ryan’s iPod)
Timbaland – The Way I Are
Brandi Carlile – Dying Day
Bush – Glycerine
Smashing Pumpkins – Disarm
The Cranberries – Zombie
Pearl Jam – Even Flow
Soundgarden – Blackhole Sun
Seether – Truth
Britney Spears – Break the Ice
Kings of Leon – Closer
Fergie – London Bridge (Carter and Dean’s appearance at the Henson Event)
Justin Timberlake – What Goes Around
Rihanna – Russian Roulette
Alex Clare (Etta James Cover) – Damn Your Eyes (Chateau VIP room scene)
Lady Gaga – Paparazzi
The Lumineers – Ho Hey (Epilogue)
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RachelRachael Wade is the Amazon bestselling author of The Preservation Series, The Resistance Trilogy, and the upcoming sci-fi series, The Keepers Trilogy. When she’s not writing, she’s busy learning French, watching too many movies, and learning how to protect animals and the environment. Visit her at www.RachaelWade.com and www.LightsOnOutreach.com, or come chat with her on Twitter via @RachaelWade

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