Tag: contemporary romance

Jan 30
{Review+G!veaway} Veer by Alyssa Rose Ivy

{Review+G!veaway} Veer by Alyssa Rose Ivy

Welcome to my stop on the Clayton Falls blog tour You can check out the rest of the stops HERE The first book in the Clayton Falls series, Derailed is FREE right now on Kindle! You can get it HERE See what I thought of book 1 in my full review HERE Today I have a review of the second book in the Clayton Falls series- Veer.  Veer by Alyssa Rose Ivy Paperback, 286 pages Published November 29th 2012 by CreateSpace  Age Group: NA Series: Clayton Falls #2 Source: ecopy from Author Summary:  Only when you let go can you learn to live.Between the death of her mother and pushing through law school without her best friend, it’s been a tough year for Becca. Needing a break from Boston, she moves to a tiny coastal North Carolina town for a relaxing summer. After bumping heads repeatedly with a local cop, she realizes her summer will be anything but quiet.Three years after a career ending injury ruins his chance to play Major League Baseball, Gavin has a distrust of northerners and lately girls in general. He wants nothing to do… Read more »

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Jan 25
{Book Review} Unmaking Hunter Kennedy by Anne Eliot

{Book Review} Unmaking Hunter Kennedy by Anne Eliot

Happy Friday everyone! Boy, oh boy am I glad it is the weekend. It has been that kind of week. So here is a review of a book that I loved to start off the weekend right! Unmaking Hunter Kennedy by Anne Eliot447 PagesPublished: October 17, 2012 by Butterfly Books, LLCAge Group: YASource: ecopy from author Summary: After a car accident–an event he considers a prank gone bad–pop star, Hunter Kennedy is forced to hide out with his aunt in small-town Colorado. He’s supposed to rest, heal his scars and attend high school in disguise until the press dies down. But he only wants to get back to work.Worse, the girl who’s been assigned to make him over into a geek is a major geek herself. Vere Roth is a chattering pixie, a blushing tornado and a complete social disaster. He’s never met a girl who’s never-been-kissed, believes in romance and thinks Hunter’s a ‘nice’ guy.Funny thing is…Hunter is nice around Vere because she’s his first real friend. He also… Read more »

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Jan 20
{Book Review} Just for Now by Rosalind James

{Book Review} Just for Now by Rosalind James

Welcome to my stop on the Just for Now blog tour! Note: Just for Now is an ADULT contemporary romance Just for Now by Rosalind James Kindle Edition, 291 pages Published August 29th 2012 Age Group: Adult Source: ecopy from Author Series: Escape to New Zealand #3 Summary:  There’s no place like home . . .For teacher Jenna McKnight, nothing spells “heartbreak” like finding her husband with somebody else–in her bed. Clearly, it’s time to reinvent herself. A new body, a new city, and a new job later, she’s done just that. This isn’t really her home, though. Or her family, however much she wishes it were. And playing house can be a dangerous game.New Zealand rugby star Finn Douglas is just looking for a temporary nanny. Not a girlfriend, and definitely not a wife. He can’t resist Jenna’s cooking, it’s true. Who knew that he’d have so much trouble resisting her? He wants to do what’s right for his kids. But waiting is so hard . . . I read… Read more »

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Jan 13
{Book Review} Pursuing the Times by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

{Book Review} Pursuing the Times by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

Pursuing the Times by Lauren Baratz-Logsted Kindle Edition, 257 pages Published August 24th 2012 by TKA Distribution Age Group: Adult Contemporary Romance Source: ecopy from Author Series: N/A Summary: All that popular Chick-Lit author Mercury Lauren wants is to have one of her books reviewed by the New York Times Book Review – just one – and she’ll do almost anything to get it. In this contemporary romantic comedy, with a nod toward Pride and Prejudice she crosses swords and hearts with the Editor-in-Chief of the NYTBR in a madcap adventure that takes her from her home in Westport to a yoga retreat to a golf course in Florida. Will she get what she wants and will she finally be happy if she does? Only one thing’s for certain: nothing will stop her from Pursuing the Times. Pursuing the Times was a funny read. The main character Mercury is quirky and super strong willed. I enjoyed the subject of the book. It felt familiar to me because of blogging. Pursuing the… Read more »

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Dec 27
{ARC Review} Someone to Love by Addison Moore

{ARC Review} Someone to Love by Addison Moore

Welcome to my stop on the Someone to Love tour.  Note: Someone to Love is a New Adult book and is intended for mature audiences Someone to Love by Addison Moore ebook Published December 21st 2012 Age Group: New Adult Source: eARC from Author Buy this Book: Amazon Kindle Summary:  Someone to Love is a light, sexy read that is far more naughty than it ever is nice.What happens when two people who don’t believe in love, happen to fall madly into the most beautiful relationship they could ever imagine? A train wreck.When twenty-year-old Kendall Jordan transfers clear across country to Garrison University, the last thing she’s looking for is a one-night stand. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what, gorgeous, Cruise Elton offers. Kendall has long since come to realize that love is an illusion that never lasts, and Cruise couldn’t agree more—but something deep inside her wants him all for herself. So, Kendall devises a seat of the pants plan to “play the player” and proposes that Cruise tutor her in becoming a… Read more »

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Dec 15
{ARC Review} Unmasking Maya by Libby Mercer

{ARC Review} Unmasking Maya by Libby Mercer

Unmasking Maya by Libby Mercer Published December 12th 2012 Age Group: Adult Source: eARC from author  Series: N/A- standalone Buy this Book: Amazon Kindle Summary:  Defamed, Disgraced and Displaced…Fresh from a career-killing scandal, New York fashion girl, Maya Kirkwood, arrives in San Francisco to reinvent herself as a fine artist. She’s offered the opportunity to create an installation at the Silicon Valley headquarters of a hot new tech company. Fabulous, right?Not so much.She can’t stand Derek Whitley – wunderkind software genius and CEO of the company. Hot as he may be on the outside, inside the man is a cold, unemotional, robotic type. Way too left-brained for her right-brained self.As Maya and Derek get to know each other, however, their facades begin to crack. She catches her first glimpse of the man behind the superhuman tech prodigy, and he starts to see her as the woman she used to be. But is this a good thing? Once that last secret is revealed, will it bring them closer together or will… Read more »

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Nov 14
{Review+G!veaway} Once Upon A Second Chance by Marian Vere

{Review+G!veaway} Once Upon A Second Chance by Marian Vere

Welcome to my stop on the Once Upon A Second Chance blog tour. Check out the rest of the stops on the tour HERE Once Upon A Second Chance by Marian Vere 210 pages Published November 6th 2012 by Omnific Publishing Age Group: Adult Source: eARC from publisher Series: Standalone Buy this Book:Amazon Summary:  Julia’s life seemed to be falling perfectly into place. She had burgeoning jobprospects in the finance industry, an exciting life in New York City, and a wonderful fiancé,Nick Kerkley, who she was totally in love with. Nick however, while being completelydevoted to Julia, did not have the career potential or financial stability to be worthy ofsomeone like her — or at least that’s what she came to convince herself. Hesitantly, Juliaended the relationship, forcing herself to believe it would all be for the best. Little did sheknow, that one decision would lead both their lives to spiral away from each other, only to converge again.What happens to your fairytale when you let someone else wave the… Read more »

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Nov 13
{Review+G!veaway} The Wild Ones by M. Leighton

{Review+G!veaway} The Wild Ones by M. Leighton

Welcome to my stop on The Wild Ones blog tour!  You can check out the rest of the stops on the tour HERE I am so excited to share my review and a great giveaway with you. I also wanted to thank AToMR for allowing me to be a part of their blog tour team. They are some awesome ladies! 🙂 The Wild Ones by M. Leighton  Kindle Edition, 330 pages Published August 1st 2012 by M. Leighton Books Age Group: New Adult Source: ecopy from Author Buy this Book: Amazon Summary:  **MATURE CONTENT ADVISORY: May not be suitable for younger readers**Passion as hot as midnight in the South and love as wild as the horses they tame.Camille “Cami” Hines is the darling daughter of the South’s champion thoroughbred breeder, Jack Hines. She has a pedigree that rivals some of her father’s best horses. Other than feeling a little suffocated at times, Cami thought she was pretty happy with her boyfriend, her life and her future. But that was before she met Patrick… Read more »

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Oct 20
{Review+G!veaway} Just This Once by Rosalind James

{Review+G!veaway} Just This Once by Rosalind James

Welcome to my stop on the Just This Once, an adult contemporary romance, blog tour.  Check out my review of the book and a really cool giveaway 🙂  Thank you so much for the birthday wishes everyone! I went out to dinner with some friends and we had a great time. It was very nice.  Just This Once by Rosalind James 284 Pages Published: August 30, 2012  Age Group: Adult  Source: Author Buy this Book: AmazonSummary:  Everyone needs to be rescued sometimes.  Everyone but Hannah Montgomery, that is. She just needs a vacation. Three weeks in New Zealand to sort out her life, figure out what she wants, seems just right. Oh, and to relax. She should definitely put that on the agenda. She certainly isn’t looking for a fling with a professional rugby player, no matter how attractive he is. Hannah doesn’t do casual. But maybe just this once. . . Drew Callahan is happy to help Hannah find all the fun she’s been missing. But as much as he’s… Read more »

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