Review – Rebel Soul (Rebel Love #2) by LK Farlow

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Rebel Soul by LK Farlow
Series: Rebel Love #2
Genres: Romantic Comedy
Release Date: January 23, 2020
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Synopsis

West Larson comes from old money—the kind of wealth that comes with expectations steeped in archaic traditions. So, it’s not surprising when he learns the conditions of his trust fund: produce an heir before he turns twenty-five.

Enter Stacia Kellan. Her lowkey personality makes her the perfect baby mama…without the drama. And thanks to her wild-ass hair, colorful tattoos, and smart mouth, she’s exactly the kind of girl his parents would never approve of. Add in the fact that she’s a total smokeshow…knocking her up certainly wouldn’t be a hardship.

Stacia lives her life fast and loud. The idea of settling down isn’t on her radar. So, when her long-time friend asks her to have his baby, her immediate answer is a big, fat hell-to-the-no. Seriously, is he crazy?

West pulls out all the stops in wooing her and with every heated encounter, Stacia finds herself falling a little more for his charm and wit. Oh, and his forearms…yum.

Obligations. Lust. Friendship. Love.

The lines begin to blur as emotions enter the equation and besides, everyone knows you can’t deny your rebel soul. 

Review

LK Farlow’s beautifully unique storytelling ability speaks to my soul, so it only seems right that one titled Rebel Soulwould wholeheartedly captivated every inch of it.

West and Stacia might not have been a perfect match in everyone’s eyes, but the sparks were definitely flying and my heart was beating in overdrive for them because I just knew the two of them together would be DYNAMITE! These two definitely represent EVERYTHING that I love when it comes to an opposites-attract romance and oh my goodness did they tug on all my heartstrings, especially with some of the drama that was happening in their lives. Luckily, one solution manages to solve both of their problems. That’s the kind of solution I would love to get behind…I mean come on, if a dreamy guy like West offered me a place to crash my head I’d take him up on it. I know if he was offering me a chance, I’d jump right at him…I mean at the opportunity!

This sexy and hilarious arranged baby romantic comedy is a MUST READ, whether you are a lifetime fan of LK Farlow’s or a first-time reader, you will find yourself devouring every word this story has to offer! Be prepared to read this story in one sitting because there is no way you are going to want to put it down! This story is one of my all-time favorite reads from this author (although let’s be real, all of her books have been AMAZING) and I have no doubt you all will love it as much as I did!

AURORA

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About LK Farlow

LK Farlow (A.K.A Kate) is a small town girl with a love for words. She’s been writing stories for as long she can remember. A Southern girl through and through, Kate resides in beautiful, sunny LA–that’s Lower Alabama, y’all–with her amazing husband and three rambunctious children. When she’s not writing, you can find her snuggled up on the couch watching car shows while she crochets or with her nose in a book.

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Review – All the Letters I’ll Never Send You (Handwritten & Heartbroken Duet #1) by Ace Gray

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All the Letters I’ll Never Send You by Ace Gray
Series: Handwritten & Heartbroken Duet #1
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: January 23, 2020
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Synopsis

I met my soulmate on July 17th, 2017. He wasn’t my typical type, but the way his ice blue eyes cut through me and his deep honeyed voice warmed me back up made him something new entirely; they were two of the million little things that seemed to make him mine.

Except…I met my fiancé December 22nd, 2012.

I didn’t plan for any of this to happen. Not to meet James Larrabee or to fall in love. Not to hurt the people closest to me. And definitely, definitely not to write the letters that would be both my salvation and my damnation.

Review

The moment I read the premise for All the Letters I’ll Never Send You, I knew that this story was going to pull on ALL of my heartstrings, but I never could have anticipated that intense ache that would stay even days after finishing (honestly it probably won’t disappear until I get my hands on the conclusion of the Handwritten & Heartbroken Duet and possibly even longer than that).

Ace Gray’s writing is beautifully poetic and I absolutely adored this emotionally unique storyline. She wholeheartedly captivated every piece of my heart, or what was left of it after inhaling all the words. She drew me in right from the beginning of this complicated journey and had me fighting back tears at times. Mina’s letters reveal her deepest desires and allows readers to see right into her soul. We feel the pain she does and we cry right along side her. Her story was raw and all you wanted to do was reach through the pages and give her a hug because of the pain she felt and the heartbreak she endures for a man who she feels was destined to be her soulmate, even if she had a fiancé already at the time they met.

I cannot freaking wait to get my hands on, All The Letters I’ve Ever Read, because I can’t wait to see how this journey ends. It was EVERYTHING and I think you all should give this one of a kind story a chance, even if your heart will NEVER be the same again!

AURORA

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About Ace Gray

Ace Gray is a best selling author, self-proclaimed troublemaker and connoisseur of both the good life and fairy tales. After a life-long love affair with both  books, she undertook writing the novel she wanted to read. Ten books later, she’s gotten to live in the world of billionaires, twisted murders, and sweet small towns. She’s made her heart race both with suspense and serious swoon and wouldn’t trade one minute, one word of it. 

When she’s not writing, she owns a taco truck in a ski town in Colorado even though she can’t cook a lick (that’s all her husband). She loves paddle boarding, snowboarding, camping, basically anything outside… and hosting dinner parties (though she’s only in it for the drinks). Oh, and of course, writing more words.

Ace is the author of Strictly Business, Bad For Business, Family Business, Twisted Fate, Twisted Death, A Twisted Love Story, Twisted Secrets, Of Smoke & Cinnamon: A Christmas Story, Pretty Young Things, All The Letters I’ll Never Send You and All The Letters I’ve Ever Read. These titles are available on Amazon.

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Review – Fighting for Rain (Rain Trilogy #2) by by BB Easton

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Fighting for Rain by BB Easton
Series: Rain Trilogy #2
Genres: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: January 16, 2020
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Synopsis

The world was supposed to end on April 23, but Rainbow Williams’s world ended days before that. The mass hysteria caused by the impending apocalypse claimed everything she’d ever loved. Her family. Her city. Her will to live.

Until she met him.

Wes Parker didn’t have anything left for the apocalypse to take … he’d already lost it all by the time he was nine years old. His family. His home. His hope of ever being loved.

Until he met her.

Brought together by fate and bound by a love that would last lifetimes, Rain and Wes were prepared to die together on April 23.

They were not prepared for what would happen on April 24.

Review

BB Easton has managed to reignite my love for dystopian romance with this addictively captivating trilogy and my heart hasn’t stopped racing since that epic cliffhanger in Praying for Rain and it was on life-support the entire time I was devouring Fighting for Rain. Just because Rain and Wes survived April 23 doesn’t mean all their trouble are behind them. If anything things are about to get a whole lot crazier because no one was expected to make it to April 24, but the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse never appeared. Learning the dark secrets behind that fateful date will change their lives and the lives of those around them forever. Enemies lie in waiting around every corner and you never know who to trust because friends will turn on you if given an opportunity.

The second book in the Rain trilogy pulled on all of my heartstrings and once again I found myself on the edge the entire time. My heart was all for Wes and Rain and I just knew that these two were beyond perfect for one another, but of course there are always obstacles bound to stand in their way. There were times when I thought my chest was going to explode from those unexpected twist. I didn’t think I was going to survive, especially when Wes did something stupid (luckily he redeemed himself rather quickly, otherwise I would have gone apeshit on his ass).

Oh and don’t even get me started on yet another heart-wrenching cliffhanger ending. So once again I am requesting that Dying for Rain appears on my kindle right this second (at least we don’t have to wait too long)! I cannot wait to see what BB Easton throws at us next time, but fingers crossed it ends in a happily ever after or I don’t think my soul will survive.

AURORA

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About BB Easton

BB Easton lives in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia, with her long-suffering husband, Ken, and two adorable children. She recently quit her job as a school psychologist to write books about her punk rock past and deviant sexual history full-time. Ken is suuuper excited about that.

Praying for Rainis BB’s first full-length work of fiction. The idea, fittingly, came to her in a dream.

If that sounds like the kind of person you want to go around being friends with, then by all means, feel free to drop her a line. You can find her procrastinating at all of the following places:

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Review – Liar by Fiona Cole

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Liar by Fiona Cole
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: January 9, 2020
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Synopsis

He was my uncle’s friend, and I was too young for him.

But in the heat of the moment, against the wall in a darkened hallway of an illicit club, none of those things mattered. It was just one night of giving in to what we both wanted.

I never expected to see him two years later, sitting across me during a family dinner, encouraging me to do my internship for his business.

On day one we both agree that repeating that night would be a mistake. But it’s a mistake we can’t help but make again and again.

The rules are simple. We can’t tell my uncle. We have to be content with our hotel rendezvous. And we won’t fall in love.

But we both know we’re liars.

Review

Fiona Cole writes the kind of romance that I crave and every time I get my hands on one of her stories, I immediately drop everything that I am doing and dive right in because I enjoy getting lost in the Voyeur world she has created for a few hours. This interconnected standalone series has managed to wiggle its way deep into my soul and just when I think I couldn’t possibly fall any more in love with these characters I find myself wholeheartedly addicted to every part of them.

Kent and Olivia’s story was EVERYTHING that I want in a forbidden age-gap romance and I couldn’t get enough of these two. I know I say this each time, but I think that they might just be my new favorite Fiona Cole couple to date. Their chemistry set my soul on FIRE and my heartstrings were aching as I inhaled all the words. Falling for your uncle’s best friend and business partner might not have been the best choice for our dear sweet little Olivia, but hooking up with him in the first place wasn’t very smart either. One taste of him could never be enough for her and she soon realizes that he might just be her happily ever after, if only she can get over her fears. Kent is my ultimate book boyfriend. He is beyond sexy with cocky attitude and oh boy is he one of the best dirty talkers ever. He consumed me with emotions and I fell deeply in love with his heart of gold!

Liar is a MUST read and I know you all will agree with me. These two couldn’t be more perfect for one another and now I can’t wait to see what Fiona Cole brings us next!

AURORA

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About Fiona Cole

Fiona Cole is a military wife and a stay at home mom with a degree in Biology and Chemistry. As much as she loved science she decided to postpone her career to stay at home with her two little girls and immersed herself in the world of books until finally deciding to write her own. Where You Can Find Me is Fiona’s debut novel and will hopefully be the first of many.

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Review – Gray Sin (Kingsbrier Legacy) by Jody Kaye

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Gray Sin by Jody Kaye
Series: Kingsbrier Legacy
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: January 9, 2020
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Synopsis

—JOE—

I was doing my job when I rescued Gracyn. But I should have known better than to bring her back to my cabin. She has a reputation for getting whatever she wants. I’d never considered she’d be interested in someone as old as her father. I wasn’t attracted to anyone so young until that night. Now I’m in bed with the devil, trying to keep my buddies from finding out that she’s everything I ever wanted.

—GRACYN—

Joe was another one of my parents’ friends not worth paying attention to until he saves me from myself. It was only supposed to be one sinful night. Now, I tempt fate each time I go back for more. I’ve fallen for a much older man and we’re treading in gray waters. To keep him I’ll have to come clean to my family. But does friendship eclipse love?

Review

Gray Sin was the first book that I have read from Jody Kaye and I absolutely loved this was the one that introduced me to her writing style because I love a good older man/younger woman story. Joe and Gracyn’s banter instantly pulled me in and their chemistry set my heart on fire. Their forbidden romance sent butterflies throughout my entire body and I was on the edge of my seat waiting for their bomb to drop…

This story was well written and the pace was perfect for me because I was able to read it in one sitting. I really enjoyed getting to know the characters, especially since this book is a spin-off to a previous series, one of which I plan on checking out. I am so glad I decided to give this book a chance and I hope you all do too!

AURORA

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About Jody Kaye

Jody’s husband asked what she’d been doing all day. After five years she finally confessed, “When no one is around, I write.”

Okay, it was more like trying to get out of saying a thing. Jody’s a writer. You want it pretty. Let’s compromise.

“Just finish one,” he said, challenging her to complete a story and share it. Little did he know that those words of encouragement meant they’d return from a family vacation with a wild and defiant set of quintuplets stumbling their way through life. Wasn’t raising their three sons enough?

A native of nowhere, Jody settled in New England for 17 years before agreeing to uproot her brood of boys and move to North Carolina. She spends most of her time reading, writing, and hoping that her ravenous children haven’t managed to eat all the ingredients before she cooks dinner.

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Review – Where the Little Birds Go (Little Bird Duet #1) by B. Celeste

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Where the Little Birds Go by B. Celeste
Series: Little Bird Duet #1
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: January 9, 2020
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Synopsis

High school heartbreak turned Hollywood affair. Read the exclusive here:

When bestselling author Kinley Thomas gets the deal of a lifetime to see her book turned into a movie, the last person she expects to be cast as the leading role is Corbin Callum.

After years of living the dreams that tore them apart, Hollywood will soon force them back together. Because before Corbin became America’s biggest star, he was first Kinley’s biggest mistake.

Too bad for them, they never learn.

Review

Where the Little Birds Go is the first book in the Little Bird Duet and it offers readers an insight look into the complicated past and present of Kinley Thomas and Corbin Callum. Their love began to blossom back in high school, and as the years passed them by they lost touch but neither one of them ever stopped loving one another. Their story was definitely controversial, one made for the headlines…I mean it is a HOLLYWOOD scandal after all. As their love affair grows into something more, neither one of them could have truly known the pain that was about to destroy them all over again. Will these two ever get their happily ever after or are they destined to never be…

B. Celeste is an author who enjoys toying with her readers heartstrings. She is what I like to call an evil woman who pretends to be all sweet and innocent, but the moment you turn your back on her she STRIKES and suddenly you find yourself overwhelmingly flooded with emotions. The kind of emotions that you never knew you could experience all at the same time. I knew going in that this story was going to end in a cliffhanger, but I NEVER anticipated how insane the wait was going to make me. I am in deep agony over this wait and I need the conclusion to this duet, like you know…YESTERDAY!

AURORA

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About B. Celeste

B. Celeste’s obsession with forbidden romance enabled her to pave a path into a new world of raw, real, and emotional stories.

Her debut novel is The Truth about Heartbreak.

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Review – Priceless by Miranda Silver

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Priceless by Miranda Silver
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: January 9, 2020
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Synopsis

Are you afraid of the dark, Christina? I don’t need the lights on to read you like a book.

The first time I meet the wolf’s cold eyes, we’re at a college party.

Maybe you like the dark more than you think.

I just quit the cheer squad. I’m about to dump my musician boyfriend. I’m partying harder than ever. I let money run through my fingers because I’m done reaching for standards I’ll never meet.

Soon, I’m broke. And I don’t want anyone to know.

The more you hide your true self, the more you’re going to let it out with me.

I’m bubbly and outgoing. He’s icy and alone. I stay away. I touch myself, thinking of him.

When I finally seek out Patrick Caruthers, he has a proposition.

Mind games. Humiliation. Control. Schedules. Him. Me.

I think you’re going to be the perfect playmate.

I’m not perfect. I’m not stunning or noble. I’m not a heroine.

You’re priceless.

I’m just a girl . . .

You were made for me.

And he’s a cold bastard

Who is paying me for sex.

Review

HOLY. FREAKING. MOLY. Where in the ever loving hell has this book been all my adult life? I never knew how much I needed a dirty talker in my life until Patrick came along. I mean seriously I can’t even begin to describe the feelings that I experienced while devouring all the words that this EPIC story had to offer.

Priceless is the first book that I have been fortunate enough to read from this author, but I know that she has instantly made it to the top of my one-click author list (a huge shout out to my number one book bestie, Michelle Clay, for recommending this amazing one to me). The author, Miranda Silver was the puppet master pulling on all of my heartstrings, so tightly in fact that I ache just thinking back to Patrick and Christina’s story. The chemistry between these two was beyond explosive and set my entire body on FIRE as sparks were flying all around. Their story made me feel things down below in my lady region, if you know what I mean! It was so H-O-T! Like obliterate my soul completely kind of HOT! Be prepared to change your panties because they will be SOAKED.

The arrangement between Patrick and Christina was definitely an exciting one to see unfold and develop throughout the story. The dual POV added the perfect look into the feelings that each of them were experiencing and gain a deeper understanding of their situation. I absolutely loved EVERYTHING and I cannot wait for you all to fall in love with Patrick and Christina as much as I did! If you only read a few books in 2020, make sure this is one of them!

AURORA

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About Miranda Silver

Miranda Silver writes sexy novels with a twist. She’s happy to be putting her English degree to use, along with her love of drama, secrets, steam, and words. Miranda lives on the West Coast with her family, where she spends time outdoors whenever possible.

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