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The Tenth Circle by Jodi Picoult

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The Tenth Circle: A Novel
Synopsis:

Fourteen-year-old Trixie Stone is in love for the first time. She's also the light of her father, Daniel's life -- a straight-A student; a pretty, popular freshman in high school; a girl who's always seen her father as a hero. That is, until her world is turned upside down with a single act of violence. Suddenly everything Trixie has believed about her family -- and herself -- seems to be a lie. Could the boyfriend who once made Trixie wild with happiness have been the one to end her childhood forever? She says that he is, and that is all it takes to make Daniel, a seemingly mild-mannered comic book artist with a secret tumultuous past he has hidden even from his family, venture to hell and back to protect his daughter.

With The Tenth Circle, Jodi Picoult offers her most powerful chronicle yet as she explores the unbreakable bond between parent and child, and questions whether you can reinvent yourself in the course of a lifetime -- or if y…

Unbroken (Beachwood Bay #1) by Melody Grace

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Unbroken (A Beachwood Bay Love Story Book)
Synopsis:

"Mom always told me there are two kinds of love in this world: the steady breeze, and the hurricane. Emerson Ray was my hurricane...."
Juliet McKenzie was an innocent eighteen-year old when she spent the summer in Beachwood Bay—and fell head over heels in love with Emerson. Complicated, intense Emerson, the local bad boy. His blue eyes hid dark secrets, and just one touch could set Juliet ablaze. Their love was demanding and all-consuming, but when summer ended, tragedy tore them apart. Juliet swore she’d never go back, and she’s kept that promise… Until now.
Four years later, Juliet’s done her best to rebuild the wreckage of her shattered life. She’s got a great boyfriend, and a steady job planned after she graduates. Returning to Beachwood to pack up her family’s beach house to prepare it for sale, Juliet is determined that nothing will stand in the way of her future. But one look from Emerson, and all her old desire comes f…

Snapped (Tracer's #4) by Laura Griffin

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Snapped (Tracers Series Book 4)
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Sophie Barrett Thinks She's Lucky To Be Alive. She May Be Dead Wrong.
On a sweltering summer afternoon, Sophie Barrett walks into a nightmare. A sniper has opened fire on a college campus. When the carnage is over, three people - plus the shooter - are dead and dozens more are injured. Sophie escapes virtually unscathed. Yet as details emerge from the investigation, she becomes convinced that this wasn't the random, senseless act it appeared to be. No one wants to believe her - not the cops, not her colleagues at the Delphi Center crime lab, and definitely not Jonah Macon, the homicide detective who’s already saved her life once.

Jonah has all kinds of reasons for hoping Sophie is mistaken. Involving himself with a key witness could derail an already messy investigation, not to mention jeopardize his career. But Sophie is as determined and fearless as she is sexy. If he can’t resist her, he can at least swear to protect her. Because if Soph…

Untouched (Beachwood Bay #0.5) by Melody Grace

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Untouched (A Beachwood Bay Love Story Book)
Synopsis:

Emerson Ray is trouble. Juliet knows it the minute she lays eyes on Beachwood Bay's resident bad boy. Forced to spend her summer before college in the sleepy beach town, she never expected to crash into the most devastating guy she’s ever met—or for Emerson’s blue eyes to strip through her dark secrets, and make her feel a desire she’s never known. Their connection is undeniable, but Juliet is torn. She knows, once she gives him everything, there’ll be no turning back.

Juliet McKenzie is dangerous. Emerson can tell from the way she blows through all his defences, laying bare the demons he’s carried alone all his life. He’s left a trail of broken hearts and empty beds in his wake, but Juliet is different. Her innocence is intoxicating—and the passion she keeps hidden, just below the surface. He wants to be the only one to set it free, but with every kiss, he’s closer to losing control and doing the one thing he swore he never would…

Release Day: Because of Sydney by T.A. Foster

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Now Available on
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Synopsis:

Determined to establish a new life far from the ghosts of her past, twenty-two year old Sydney Paige is willing to try anything to launch her reporting career and quiet the painful memories of her family back home.
Money-driven Mason Lachlan knows exactly what he wants in life and how to get it. Nothing stands in the way of the successful millionaire’s next deal, not even the deeply-buried anguish he feels from being abandoned by his father and tucked away as a dark family secret.
When Sydney must report the biggest land deal to hit South Padre in years, Mason becomes the focus of her story. Problems surface when their undeniable attraction for each other compromises everything they both have worked for.

Can love exist when bottom lines and deadlines collide?

This is a standalone Contemporary Romance, there is NO cliffhanger!

Review:
Wow it took me way too long to remember that Mason from this story is Grey's…

Sale Blitz: Hansel Boxed Set by Ella James

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I saw Hansel the other day and thought erotic twisted fairy tale? Sounds interesting. So I started reading and was instantly hooked. Amazing. Definitely don't miss out on this limited time sale for the box set - all four parts for only $0.99!


Available on
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Synopsis:

One boy. Mother calls him Hansel.
One girl. Mother named her Gretel.
Locked in little rooms, in the mountainside mansion of a crazy woman.
Until he saws a hole into the wall dividing them.
Then at least, they have each other’s hands.

It doesn’t end well at Mother’s house.
Everything gets…broken.

Ten years later, they meet again in an exclusive Vegas sex club.
Whips.
Chains.
And most of all, a mask.
What happens to love when it gets twisted?

Fairy tales are cautionary tales, remember?



About the Author:

Ella James is a USA Today bestselling author who writes teen and adult romance. She is happily married to a man who knows how to wield a red pen, and together they are raising two children who wi…

Release Day: Heart-Shaped Hack by Tracey Garvis Graves - Excerpt & Giveaway

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Now available on
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Synopsis:

When Kate Watts abandoned her law career to open a food pantry in Northeast Minneapolis, she never dreamed it would be this difficult. Facing the heartbreaking prospect of turning hungry people away, she is grateful for the anonymous donations that begin appearing at the end of each month. Determined to identify and thank her secret benefactor, she launches a plan and catches Ian —a charismatic hacker with a Robin Hood complex—in the act. 
Ian intrigues Kate in a way no man ever has. But after learning he’s snooped around on her personal computer, she demands retribution. Impressed with her tolerance and captivated by her spirit, he complies and begins to slowly charm his way past her defenses. Time spent with Ian is never boring, and Kate soon finds herself falling for the mysterious hacker.
But Ian has enemies and they’re growing restless. In the hacking world, exploiting a target’s weakness is paramount, a…

Blog Tour: Wrenched (Hell's Bastard #1) by Emma James - Review, Excerpt & Giveaway

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Available Sept 1
Pre-Order now for only $1.99 until release day
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Synopsis:

EDGE
My name is Dallas 'Edge' Masson and I'm the Soulless Bastards MC's enforcer. I was raised by an evil bastard. The apple didn't fall far from the tree. I have personal business. Whisper is my business. I will be her judge and jury. My father may have been Hell's Bastard, but he was still my father. They say blood is thicker than water.  I'm about to find out.
WHISPER
Life has been a bitch to me. I don't even know my full name. I was a secret. Miss Catherine changed my life. I have friends. I trust in people. But then it all had to be wrenched away from me.

Review:

Phew I read Wrenched was a dark romance and it really was. I got to the end of the book and was just like where is my next book?!? and man..it was an intense one to read. I am really curious to see what happens next. How is this all going to play out. 

When I first started reading Wrench…

Summer Secrets by Jane Green

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Summer Secrets
Synopsis:

Jane Green delivers her second blockbuster novel of 2015, a story of one woman struggling to right the wrongs of her past, with even more complications in the present.
June, 1998: At twenty seven, Catherine Coombs, also known as Cat, is struggling. She lives in London, works as a journalist, and parties hard. Her lunchtimes consist of several glasses of wine at the bar downstairs in the office, her evenings much the same, swigging the free booze and eating the free food at a different launch or party every night. When she discovers the identity of the father she never knew she had, it sends her into a spiral. She makes mistakes that cost her the budding friendship of the only women who have ever welcomed her. And nothing is ever the same after that.
June, 2014: Cat has finally come to the end of herself. She no longer drinks. She wants to make amends to those she has hurt. Her quest takes her to Nantucket, to the gorgeous summer community where the women she once …

Sophie's Secret (Whispers #1) by Tara West

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Sophie's Secret (Whispers Book 1)
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After shedding 30 pounds of baby fat, Sophie Sinora has grown into a pretty, but insecure, teen in bloom. To make her life more complicated, Sophie can sometimes read minds. 
Sophie's BFFs, AJ and Krysta, are also 'gifted' with paranormal abilities. Keeping their gifts secret proves difficult, as their powers are strengthening, making them feel more and more like freaks. 
When Sophie falls for Jacob, she hopes he'll ask her out to the Freshman Formal. But when she's forced to cheat and lie for him, she wonders how far she'll have to go to make him like her. Add to her growing list of problems - her teacher's suicidal thoughts, a locker bully who wants to kick her butt, the hot school flirt who won't stop teasing her, her pregnant sister who boots Sophie out of her room, and the growing tension between Sophie and her best friends. 
Sophie's got issues. Hopefully, she can fix them in time to save her teacher&…

Meant For You (Montgomery Brothers #5) by Samantha Chase

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Meant for You (Montgomery Brothers Book 5)
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She dares to dream...
Summer Montgomery wants to be taken seriously almost as much as she wants her brother's best friend, Ethan. But with a long resume of seemingly random career choices and a protective brother on watch, those things are nothing more than pipe dreams...
Does he dare to try?
Ethan Reed would like nothing more than to live by his own rules. Not wanting to disappoint his best friend Zach, or any of the Montgomerys, Ethan's had to push his long-denied feelings for Summer aside. But it only takes one night away from watchful eyes to make impossible dreams come true... 
Review:
I don't know how this author does it. How she makes these stories that I just love every time. Meant For You is the story of Summer and Ethan, two characters that have a lot of qualities I really do not like, but the author made me love their story anyways. With someone else writing it I could easily have hated this story, but I didn't. …

Business As Usual (Off the Subject #3) by Denise Grover Swank

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Business as Usual: Off the Subject #3
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Lexi Pendergraft has given up on finding love after a disastrous encounter with her last boyfriend. Instead, she focuses on two things: One, setting up a summer program for underprivileged middle-school aged students. And the second, getting to the bottom of her brother Reed’s recent strange behavior. His secret is destroying his relationship with his fiancĂ©e Caroline, and Lexi will do anything to help him save it. Especially after he gave up his dream to give Lexi a chance at a semi-normal college experience, something her parents threatened to steal from her after her rape a year ago. 
Ben Masterson is determined to make it through his final semester of his senior year at Southern University. After recently losing his full ride scholarship, he’s suffering from sleep deprivation while trying to keep up with his mechanical engineering courses and working three part time jobs. He thinks he’s lucked out getting a job in the university math la…

Blog Tour: A Little Faith (Men of Ocean Beach #1) by Emma James

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Available on Amazon *Amazon.de *Goodreads
Synopsis:

I had no idea a carefree island vacation would tear my life apart. But now it’s time to put my walls up, make them impenetrable. It’s the only way to survive. ~Faith
Six Years Later…
Harley, the protector. Retro, the straight shooter.  Keanu, the funny bone. Levi, the model. And Text, who can’t seem to find himself.
All their lives were permanently altered by one event.
With a pact made, these five best friends need something from Faith.
Is she ready now to give them what they have been waiting for?
Join Faith as she goes on an emotional and heartwarming discovery where all may not be what it seems.
But with every ending, comes a new beginning, a second chance.
You just gotta have A Little Faith...

Welcome to Ocean Beach.
Review:

Wow. Okay. So first off I feel like I should say that this book does have a bit of a cliffhanger and man I need the next book! I can't really talk about what happens in the book as I don't want to ruin it for anyone…

Love Me Back to Life (Gold Coast Romance #1) by Elle G. Mraz

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Available now on Amazon * Amazon.de * Goodreads
Love Me Back to Life is now live! This is the first book from a brand new author and it sounds amazing. I read the sample and was intrigued. I cannot wait till I can get a moment to read more. It should be a hot, fun read! Go get yourself a copy today.

Synopsis:

Kendall Matthews is intelligent, quick on her feet, and compassionate - everything you'd want in an ICU nurse. When a fatal accident turns her world upside down, she struggles to pick up the pieces, uncertain that she'll ever regain control or rediscover her sense of self.
Dr. Anson Allaway is a renowned neurosurgeon ... and an unapologetic playboy. Kendall's colleague at South Florida's Gold Coast General, he would never consider dipping his pen in the company ink (despite rumors to the contrary).
But everything changes when Kendall brazenly looks to Anson for an escape from her grief - and he unexpectedly finds his way back from the burdens of his own past.

About the …