Return to Us by Corinne Michaels

5 STARS

Release Date: February 23, 2021

SYNOPSIS: At eighteen, I walked away from Willow Creek Valley for good. I was young, scared, and stupid, and it cost me the love of my life—Grayson Parkerson. Fourteen years later, a crash sends me back home to recover. Back to where we met, fell in love, and planned a future. The one he’s now living as a single dad to his daughter. Working at The Park Inn together gives us a chance to reconnect, and seeing him with his little girl makes me long for the days when he was mine. One look in his gorgeous blue-green eyes, and it’s like I never left. One kiss, and my world is upside down. One night together, and I know without a doubt, in his arms is where I belong. I’m not the girl I was—intimidated by his wealthy family and desperate to escape our small town. I can imagine a new life for us here. But he’s learned to guard his heart, and trust won’t come easily. How can I convince him to give first love a second chance?


From New York Times Bestselling author Corinne Michaels comes a new second chance standalone love story.


REVIEW: This one is going to hit you right in the feels. I’m obsessed.

Corinne Michaels always does a really great Second Chance Romance and this one was no different! Grayson and Jessica had such a great back story and I love that you could feel their love for each other throughout the whole book. Even when there are issues, I could still feel they’re strong connection and chemistry. All of this made them a couple I was completely invested in.

Grayson’s relationship with his daughter Amelia was absolutely adorable. Amelia is too cute and brings so much to the story! The interactions between Amelia with almost anyone were heartwarming–even the friends like Jack and her aunt Stella, just made me smile.

I also really love Jessica and Jacob Arrowood’s relationship that was solidified from the traumatic experience they share in the beginning of the book. I think it’s really cool when the author brings characters from her other books as side characters, because we get to see those characters we loved in a whole new setting. A theme I really appreciate in books is portraying therapy in a good light, because I personally believe therapy is an amazing tool. The therapist in this book was perfect! She asked great probing questions that I think Jessica needed to hear. I enjoyed how Jessica talked about therapy–she hated it, but loved it at the same time. Her Traumatic Brain Injury added so much to her as a character, and watching her heal was amazing.

Overall this book was the perfect journey with some drama, lots of love, and a perfectly happy ending! I’m really excited to see where this series goes with the rest of the siblings, and the fallout from what’s going to happen with their family and their parents.

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Corinne Michaels is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of romance novels. Her stories are chock full of emotion, humor, and unrelenting love, and she enjoys putting her characters through intense heartbreak before finding a way to heal them through their struggles.

Corinne is a former Navy wife and happily married to the man of her dreams. She began her writing career after spending months away from her husband while he was deployed–reading and writing were her escapes from the loneliness. Corinne now lives in Virginia with her husband and is the emotional, witty, sarcastic, and fun-loving mom of two beautiful children.

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The Architect by Nikki Sloan

5 STARS

Release Date: February 23, 2021

SYNOPSIS: On the surface, my new boyfriend is a stiff, buttoned-up architect. He plans every detail of his life while carefully maintaining the walls he’s built around his heart. But when the biggest project of his career pulls him away, Clay’s solution is both temporary and unconventional. It even comes with a name—Travis. This handsome stranger is sweet and thoughtful. He’s only meant to be a stand-in, to fulfill my needs under Clay’s watchful direction, yet these two men couldn’t be more different. The one thing they share? Well, I guess that would be me. One gets off on my pain, the other on my pleasure, and it awakens a desire none of us knew existed. But it can’t last.

Eventually I’ll have to choose.
And it’s going to destroy us all.


This is Book 3 in the Nashville Neighborhood Series (Age-Gap Romances)


REVIEW: *Fans self* Yes, I’m gonna need a tall glass of water after this deliciously steamy read. I mean the story has so much sex from right off the bat that you better have your poker face ready if reading this one in public. Nikki Sloane always writes really hot scenes between the characters but this one was on a-whole-nother level compared to the other Nashville Neighborhood books. Similar to the other books, the relationship was definitely a little taboo compared to what we typically see out in society. The great thing is that Nikki Sloan is wonderful at showing how much the characters care about each other and what the relationships really are about. I loved seeing the growth of the relationships, as well as how the characters not going to be put in a box or labeled. They go after what they want and what makes them happy. Whenever I think about books like this, I think about how people might be scandalized by the taboo part. And it’s funny, because when I read books like this I might think in passing “that probably wouldn’t work for me” but what I’m really focused on is the relationship itself. And when you actually look at the support the characters give each other their relationship is better than a lot of the stereotypical heteronormative relationships that you see going on in our society. That’s what makes this romance a great romance–the characters have genuine love for each other and what else do you want in a romance book? This was by far my favorite of the series!

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USA Today bestselling author Nikki Sloane landed in graphic design after her careers as a waitress, a screenwriter, and a ballroom dance instructor fell through. Now she writes full-time and lives in Kentucky with her husband, two sons, and a pug who is more slug than dog.

She is a three-time Romance Writers of America RITA© Finalist, a Passionate Plume winner, a Goodreads Choice Awards semifinalist, and couldn’t be any happier that people enjoy reading her sexy words.


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A Kiss for You – Top Shelf Romance

5 Stars!

Release Date: January 12, 2021

It’s more than a kiss.
More than a touch.
More than a book.

⁣A Kiss for You is a collection of four romances, you’ll be glad you devoured. Over 800 pages and 3 standalone novels and a best selling duet that readers can’t stop talking about.⁣

The four best-selling novels included are:⁣
The Dark Ones by Rachel Van Dyken
Bad Penny by Staci Hart
King Duet by T.M. Frazier
The Wright Brother by K.A Linde

Top Shelf Romance represents the best of the best in romance. There are no cliffhangers. These are simply must-read novels for readers looking for the best in happily ever afters.

Review: I love Rachel Van Dyken and K.A. Linde, so I knew I needed this one. Each story brings a lot of emotion in the best way. The awesome part about the Top Shelf collections is that they contain full length books for an affordable price! It is the perfect way to read some new-to-you authors, while reading stories you’ve been meaning to from authors you love! I will definitely be collecting these beauties in hardback, because these covers are beautiful.

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Release Date: September 20, 2015

Blurb: To touch a Dark One is death.
To talk to an immortal is suicide.
Yet, I’ve been marked by both.
A Vampire.
And the King of the immortals.
My life is no longer my own.
And now I know the truth, my life was never mine to begin with.
It was theirs.
It’s always been theirs.

rachel van dyken

Rachel Van Dyken is the #1 New York Times Bestselling, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of over 90 books ranging from contemporary romance to paranormal. With over four million copies sold, she’s been featured in Forbes, US Weekly, and USA Today. Her books have been translated in more than 15 countries. She was one of the first romance authors to have a Kindle in Motion book through Amazon publishing and continues to strive to be on the cutting edge of the reader experience. She keeps her home in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, adorable sons, naked cat, and two dogs. For more information about her books and upcoming events, visit http://www.RachelVanDykenauthor.com.

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Release Date: June 13, 2017

Blurb: Nothing good comes after the third date. Date three is the crucial point when things get real, which is exactly why I bounce out the door, twiddling my fingers at whatever poor boy I’ve left behind. Because if I stick around, one of three things will happen: he’ll profess his undying love, he’ll get weird and stalky, or I’ll go crazy. Like, Sid and Nancy crazy. Like, chase-him-through-the-streets-begging-him-to-love-me crazy. Seriously, it’s better for everyone this way. So when I meet Bodie, I figure it’ll be the same as it ever was. It doesn’t matter that he doesn’t put a single string on me. Doesn’t matter that he’s funny and smart and jacked or that he can play my body like a grand piano. Because even though I’m built for love, love has only carved me up like a Christmas ham. Resistance is something I can only hang on to for so long, and he has persistence in spades. But my heart isn’t as safe as I want to believe, and neither is his. And the second I ignore my cardinal rule is the second I stand to lose him forever. 

sTACI HART

Staci has been a lot of things up to this point in her life: a graphic designer, an entrepreneur, a seamstress, a clothing and handbag designer, a waitress. Can’t forget that. She’s also been a mom to three little girls who are sure to grow up to break a number of hearts. She’s been a wife, even though she’s certainly not the cleanest, nor is she the best cook. She’s also super, duper fun at a party–especially if she’s been drinking whiskey–and her favorite word starts with f and ends with k. From roots in Houston to a seven year stint in Southern California, Staci and her family ended up settling somewhere in between and equally north in Denver, where snow is magic and the mountains have become home. When she’s not writing, she’s reading, gaming, or designing graphics.

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Release Date: June 5, 2018

King: Homeless. Hungry. Desperate. Doe has no memories of who she is or where she comes from. A notorious career criminal just released from prison, King is someone you don’t want to cross unless you’re prepared to pay him back in blood, sweat, sex or a combination of all three. King’s future hangs in the balance. Doe’s is written in her past. When they come crashing together, they will have to learn that sometimes in order to hold on, you have to first let go.

Tyrant: I. Remember. Everything. But the relief I thought I would feel never comes, and I’m more afraid now than I was the morning I woke up handcuffed in King’s bed. Because with the truth comes dark secrets I was never meant to know. I will put the lives of those I love most at risk if I let on that my memory has returned, or if I seek help from the heavily tattooed felon who owns me body and soul. I don’t know if I’m strong enough to resist the magnetic pull toward King that grows stronger every day. He’s already saved me in more ways than one. Now it’s my turn to do whatever it takes to save him. Even if that means marrying someone else…

T.M. Frazier

T.M. (Tracey Marie) Frazier never dreamed that a single person would ever read a word she wrote when she published her first book. Now, she is a five-time USA Today bestselling author and her books have been translated into numerous languages and published all around the world. T.M. enjoys writing what she calls ‘wrong side of the tracks romance’ with morally corrupt anti-heroes and ballsy heroines. Her books have been described as raw, dark and gritty. Basically, what that means, is while some authors are great at describing a flower as it blooms, T.M. is better at describing it in the final stages of decay. She loves meeting her readers, but if you see her at an event please don’t pinch her because she’s not ready to wake up from this amazing dream.

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Release Date: February 28, 2017

Blurb: I’d dated his brother. He didn’t remember and I wish I could forget. I may have sworn off the Wright family a long time ago. But when I returned home, Jensen Wright crashed into my life with the confidence of a billionaire CEO and the sex appeal of a god. Even I couldn’t resist our charged chemistry, or the way he fit into my life like a missing puzzle piece. Too bad he’d forgotten the one thing that could destroy us. Because Jensen Wright doesn’t share. Not with anyone. And if his brother finds out, this could all go down in flames. When it all was said and done, was he the Wright brother?

K.a. Linde

K.A. Linde is the USA Today bestselling author of the Avoiding Series, Wrights, and more than thirty other novels. She has a Masters degree in political science from the University of Georgia, was the head campaign worker for the 2012 presidential campaign at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and served as the head coach of the Duke University dance team. She loves reading fantasy novels, binge-watching Supernatural, traveling, and dancing in her spare time. She currently lives in Lubbock, Texas, with her husband and two super-adorable puppies.

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Stay for Me by Corinne Michaels

4.5 STARS

Release Date: December 8, 2020

SYNOPSIS: Hollywood taught me everything I know about relationships–except how to be in one. As an actor, I became an expert at faking it. Faking that I wasn’t affected by my childhood. Faking that I was okay. Faking that I knew how to save the day, the girl, the whole damn world. But I’ve always known the truth–I’m no one’s hero. Until I’m forced to move back to Sugarloaf for six months, and Brenna Allen offers me a chance to prove otherwise. She’s everything I never knew I wanted, but can’t have. Her broken heart, perfect face, and adorable children turn my world upside down. Instead of preparing for my next leading role, I’m directing a middle school play. All to make her smile. The more time I spend here, the more I want to stay. Build a life in this town that I swore I’d leave–for her. But when the world comes crashing down around us, I’m forced to decide if staying for her is the right choice or if leaving is better for the woman I love.

REVIEW: Wow. This series was a wild ride and I am so glad I was on it! The Arrowood Brothers are absolutely delicious with so much depth from everything they have experienced. As per usual, Corinne Michaels broke me a little with these characters. Brenna’s backstory just gripped my heart. I wanted Jacob and Brenna to get their HEA so badly! And Sebastian added so much to the story. I would definitely recommend this one. I don’t want to spoil anything, but you should definitely read this one if you are looking for an angsty story, with sweet moments and all the feels!

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Book 1: Come Back for Me
Book 2: Fight for Me
Book 3: The One for Me


Meet Corinne

Corinne Michaels is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of romance novels. Her stories are chock full of emotion, humor, and unrelenting love, and she enjoys putting her characters through intense heartbreak before finding a way to heal them through their struggles.

Corinne is a former Navy wife and happily married to the man of her dreams. She began her writing career after spending months away from her husband while he was deployed–reading and writing were her escapes from the loneliness. Corinne now lives in Virginia with her husband and is the emotional, witty, sarcastic, and fun-loving mom of two beautiful children.

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Desperate Times by Emily Goodwin

4 STARS

Release Date: November 17, 2020

SYNOPSIS: I fell in love with Chloe Fisher when we were only kids. I knew then, just like I know now, there will never be another woman in the world for me but her. A silly childhood pact to marry each other if we were still single and thirty kept us together…until I messed up, hurting the only woman I’ve ever truly cared about. I swore if I ever got a second chance, I would make things right, prove to Chloe I’ve changed, that I’m not the same guy who broke her heart years ago. History has a way of repeating itself, and now that Chloe is finally giving me what I’ve always wanted, I’m terrified that maybe Chloe will always be the one that got away. That maybe, just maybe, she’s entirely too good for me. I’ve never been one to give up, and I’ll keep fighting for her—for us, even though the universe is doing its very best to keep us apart. It’s true what they say: desperate times call for desperate measures. And I’m willing to do whatever it takes to make her mine.

REVIEW: I think the thing that most stood out to me in the series was Sam and Chloe’s love for each other! They’ve definitely had a rocky road and I think it just pushes them in a way that makes them appreciate each other. I also think that Chloe deserves the happiness that she gets. I love that she took her nerdiness, that she got bullied for, and turned it into something so successful! It’s just a really feel good story. Sam‘s family is wonderful, and I can’t wait to see more of them in the next few books of the Silver Ridge series. I am totally getting Dawson Family vibes and I loved that series so very much!

Thank you to Emily Goodwin and Valentine PR for an eARC in exchange for an honest review!

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Meet Emily: She’s a breast cancer survivor (x2), who was born in the Dominican Republic, raised in Florida, and currently resides in Charlotte, NC with her husband, two adorable boys, and French bulldog.

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Backup Plan by Emily Goodwin

4 STARS

Release Date: August 24, 2020

SYNOPSIS: When we were only kids, Sam Harris and I made a promise we’d marry each other if we were still single when we turned thirty. Well, my thirtieth birthday has come and gone and I’m still as single as ever. And as far as I know, so is Sam. But it’s been ages since we’ve seen each other, and after what he did to me our senior year of college, I wouldn’t put his ring on my finger even if he begged me to marry him. Never mind his devilish good looks. Or the fact that the playboy partier is a doctor now.

Nope, I’m sticking to my guns with this, and when I go back to my hometown of Silver Ridge for the first time in years, I won’t pay him the slightest bit of attention. Well…until he convinces me to go out for drinks to catch up. I knew it was a bad idea the moment I agreed to it. And then he brings up our childhood promise. It might be fun and games to him, but it’s not to me. Because as much a I don’t want to admit it, Sam has always been my first choice. And I don’t want to be nothing more than his backup plan.


REVIEW: This book reminded me a lot of Cheat Codes/End Game, the duet that began the Dawson Family Series. I also didn’t know it was a duet when I signed up to review (I’m not a huge fan of duets)–I found the pacing slow, but I think that’s my aversion to duets. I think I would have loved it more if I could have finished the whole duet in one go. I had mixed feelings about Cheat Codes/End Game (because it was a duet), but by reading it I was setup to love the Dawson Family and all the books that followed. And LOVE them I did, especially Dean’s story, which is where we meet Sam the lead in this book (Dean ends up with Sam’s sister Rory). And we get guest appearances from Dean and Rory in Backup Plan!

Chloe was a character I could get behind. She’s a nerd, successful, yet utterly human. I enjoyed seeing her struggles and strengths. Sam is sweet, but he can be utterly clueless. I loved the glimpse of them in high school and how kind Sam was. And once they finally saw each other again as adults, I was excited to see how it would go. I did see the cliffhanger coming, but I am here for it. I am really looking forward the the second book in this duet to see what happens!

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EXCERPT

Sam leans against the counter watching me. His gaze on me is intimate again,
and I can feel my resolve slipping away beneath my feet. “I know they’re in here
somewhere,” I mutter. “Dad never throws anything out.” I rustle through old pill
bottles. “Ah-ha!” Smiling, I grab what I was looking for.
“Are you sure you should be taking expired muscle relaxers?” Sam asks,
crossing his arms over his chest in a way that I so don’t notice his muscular
biceps bulging against the sleeves of his black t-shirt.
“Are you sure you should be telling me what to do?” I retort and struggle to
untwist the childproof lid.
“Well I’m a doctor, so when it comes to taking medication, yes. I should be
telling you what to do, and taking old medication isn’t smart.”
“Touché,” I say with a forced smile, eyes narrowing. The last thing I need is
Sam fucking Harris judging me. “It’s easy to forget you actually got accepted and
then graduated from medical school.”
Sam laughs and plows a hand through his thick brown locks, messing them up
in a way that looks way too fucking good on him. On anyone. His lips pull into a
half-smile and his eyes meet mine. “With honors,” he adds. “Don’t forget that I
graduated with honors.”
“Who’d you have to sleep with to get that?” I spit back, working hard to keep
my composure. I will not crumble…I will not crumble…
“Whoever I damn well wanted to,” he says with a shrug. “Though that had
nothing to do with my exceptionally good grades.” He parts his lips, tongue
darting out to wet them. He knows exactly what he’s doing, and I wonder if this is
a game to him, seeing how easily I’ll cave and fall back on our pact. He doesn’t
want the night to end in marriage, no way, but he wants to get what he couldn’t
before.
Me, naked in his bed. And dammit, I really want that too.
“Let me,” he says, closing the distance between us, and cups his hands around
mine. It’s then I notice all over again just how grown up Sam has become. Where
once stood a boy stands a man, and he’s all man now. He was always athletic
before, but he’s filled out, thick with pounds of muscle. The boyish, playboy
charm still sparkles in his eyes, but it’s peppered with something that alludes to
experience, something that promises he knows his way around a woman’s body
and he never disappoints.

“These expired seven years ago.” He holds up the bottle. “If you’re that
desperate, let me prescribe something for you.”
I let out a breath and bring my hand to my shoulder, pressing my fingers into
my stiff muscle. It’s really not that bad; nothing a trip to a good massage therapist
wouldn’t cure. Yet there’s nowhere to get a decent massage in Silver Ridge,
evidence perhaps that I’ve grown too used to my cushy and very extra LA lifestyle.
“Or,” Sam goes on, deep voice like gravel as he sets the pills down on the
counter, “I could do this.” He takes a step back and brings his hands to my
shoulders, gently massaging them. His large hands are warm against my skin.
Deft fingers work right into the knot above my shoulders blade, and some of the
pain immediately leaves me, only to be replaced by a different kind of pain. It’s
not physical, and it’s rooted in a deep longing for something I’ll never have.


Meet Emily

Emily Goodwin is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author of over a dozen of romantic titles. Emily writes the kind of books she likes to read, and is a sucker for a swoon-worthy bad boy and happily ever afters.

She lives in the midwest with her husband and two daughters. When she’s not writing, you can find her riding her horses, hiking, reading, or drinking wine with friends.

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The One for Me by Corinne Michaels

4.5 STARS

Release Date: August 18, 2020

SYNOPSIS: Devney Maxwell has been my best friend since we were six years old, but she has no idea I’m in love with her.⁣ Even when I’m on the road playing professional baseball, she’s my home—the only one I’ve ever known. But when I return to Sugarloaf to care for the family farm, I discover she’s trying to talk herself into a life with the wrong man … and I become desperate.⁣ It only takes a single, perfect kiss to change everything.⁣ I have six months to get it right with Devney—to convince her to leave this town and turn that kiss into forever.⁣ I aim to do just that as I spend my days coaching her nephew’s baseball team, fixing up the farm, and loving her with all I have. Finally, it seems like our relationship is secure and we’ll find a way to make it work.⁣ Then tragedy strikes … changing her life forever. She’s needed here more than ever, but as for me—there’s no way I can stay.⁣ I know she’s the one for me, but I might have to let her go …⁣

REVIEW: After reading the first two books an getting a glimpse of Devney and Sean, I knew this one was going to be good. Corinne Michaels always makes me feel ALL THE FEELS, and this one was emotional. Friends-to-lovers with a ton of angst and plot twists I did not see coming. I mean, WOW. This series definitely brings the drama, but in a very good way. The Arrowood Brothers are all a little tortured due to the secret they are all keeping, which add a depth to them I want to dive into. I love seeing them navigate their feelings and courting of the women they fall in love with. Poor Devney, but the hits she endures and mistakes she makes make her so very human. This story was emotional, but sweet, and I loved seeing these two best friends find their HEA together!

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Corinne Michaels is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of romance novels. Her stories are chock full of emotion, humor, and unrelenting love, and she enjoys putting her characters through intense heartbreak before finding a way to heal them through their struggles.

Corinne is a former Navy wife and happily married to the man of her dreams. She began her writing career after spending months away from her husband while he was deployed–reading and writing were her escapes from the loneliness. Corinne now lives in Virginia with her husband and is the emotional, witty, sarcastic, and fun-loving mom of two beautiful children.

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COVER REVEAL: Much Ado About You by Samantha Young

Releasing: February 2, 2021

The cozy comforts of an English village bookstore open up a world of new possibilities for Evie Starling in this charming new romantic comedy from New York Times bestselling author Samantha Young.

SYNOPSIS: At thirty-three-years old Evangeline Starling’s life in Chicago is missing that special something. And when she’s passed over for promotion at work, Evie realizes she needs to make a change. Some time away to regain perspective might be just the thing. In a burst of impulsivity, she plans a holiday in a quaint English village. The holiday package comes with a temporary position at Much Ado About Books, the bookstore located beneath her rental apartment. There’s no better dream vacation for the bookish Evie, a life-long Shakespeare lover.

Not only is Evie swept up in running the delightful store as soon as she arrives, she’s drawn into the lives, loves and drama of the friendly villagers. Including Roane Robson, the charismatic and sexy farmer who tempts Evie every day with his friendly flirtations. Evie is determined to keep him at bay because a holiday romance can only end in heartbreak, right? But Evie can’t deny their connection and longs to trust in her handsome farmer that their whirlwind romance could turn in to the forever kind of love.


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Samantha is a Scottish bookworm whose dream of having a writing career came true. Thanks to readers her books have hit the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists and several of her books have been nominated for Goodreads Choice Awards. She writes adult contemporary and paranormal romance, YA urban fantasy and YA contemporary fiction. Currently published in 28 languages in 30 countries, Samantha is a #1 international bestselling author.


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Twisted Circles by Claire Contreras

5 STARS

Release Date: July 13, 2020

SYNOPSIS: When someone tells you who you are, do you believe them? The first question the cops asked me was if anything out of the ordinary happened to me lately. When I woke up this morning in the room of a mental institution I couldn’t remember a thing – not my name nor how I got there. Not how I left or how I ended up in that interrogation room.The only thing I knew came from the contents inside my bag. A wallet, a student ID, a key that opened an unknown door, and two notebooks. They tell me my name. It matches my IDs. They tell me my story. I shut my eyes and try to piece it together, but can’t.

They tell me why they picked me up in the first place. They thought I was my sister. My brain stays stuck there. I try to rewind and fast-forward, as if my memories were on a videotape, but it’s no use. I can’t recall having a sister. They put me back in the car and drop me off in front of a mansion they call The Manor and I discover what the mysterious key in my backpack opens the front door, and just as quickly wish I’d never unlocked it at all.


REVIEW: How does Claire Contreras do it? I mean this series has been spectacular. When I read Half-Truths, I felt like I had never read anything like it before–seriously, I had the biggest book hangover. I knew I had to get my hands on Twisted Circles, because even if it was half as good as Half-Truths, I knew it would be great. Luckily, Claire Contreras has done it again. Twisted Circles is the romantic suspense I never saw coming. Every twist and turn made the story more mysterious.

I found myself deeply invested in the characters as we learn more about them and watch them handle the deceptions they’ve been dealt. Eva is such an awesome female lead. With everything she’s been through, she has so much strength and it really shows in her pursuit of the truth throughout this book. She’s an inspiration. One of the things the secret society aims to help its members with is achieving their full potential. You would think that Adam is well on his way by being the president of The Swords, doing well in school, and scoring an impressive internship. But I felt Adam truly started to see his full potential as he self-reflected on the events that were occurring and his part in The Swords. It was a beautiful and relevant moment, that really added to his character. Adam is just perfect as a supportive man in Eva’s life. Something I love about the romance in this one is that there isn’t relationship drama. The romance and relationship are a small part of the overall plot, but it’s total relationship goals.

I loved this book, and I cannot wait to see where Claire Contreras takes this series and if we’ll see more of the side characters. I’m going to go recover from my book hangover now, make sure to hit me up to take about this mind blowing book once you read it!

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5 Stars

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Claire Contreras is a New York Times Best Selling Author. Her books range from romantic suspense to contemporary romance and are currently translated in seven different languages. 

She was born in the Dominican Republic, raised in Miami, and now lives in Charlotte, NC with her husband, two adorable boys, and French Bulldog. When she’s not writing, she’s usually lost in a book. 

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Only With You by Lea Coll

3.5 STARS

Release Date: June 30, 2020

SYNOPSIS: Hadley – First I turned down a marriage proposal, then I moved to Annapolis to open a law firm. I thought my world couldn’t change any more…
Until Cade stepped into my office, smelling of sawdust with his company’s T-shirt stretched taut over his chest and biceps. Everything about him was sexy-as-sin and completely off-limits. But I can’t risk the business I sunk my savings into by dating a client, and he won’t risk his heart. The more we spend time together, the more I want him. Even if a relationship between us was possible, how can he give me all of him?

Cade – After my wife died, I swore off dating. I threw myself into my charity instead. It was easy at first, but I can’t ignore my attraction anymore. Hadley comes from a wealthy family that operates with manipulation, lies, and deceit. I don’t fit into her world, but the closer we get, the more I wanted to show her how things could be different. I never thought I’d meet someone who gave me hope for a future. One full of possibilities, love, and maybe even marriage and kids. But how can I promise her forever when I know love doesn’t last?

REVIEW: The main thing I enjoyed while reading this book was watching Hadley growth and Cade’s healing. I was definitely invested in their individual characters and wanted them to have a HEA! The buildup for the deep connection they had didn’t really click for me, but I still enjoyed them coming together and was very happy with the ending. Many of the side characters were really intriguing, and I wouldn’t mind getting Hadley’s firm partners’ and brother’s stories! I think people will enjoy this one!

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ABOUT LEA COLL

Lea Coll worked as a trial attorney for over ten years. Now she stays home with her three children, plotting stories while fetching snacks and running them back and forth to activities. She enjoys the freedom of writing romance after years of legal writing. She currently resides in Maryland with her family.
 
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