Book Blog (Romance & More)

📝REVIEW📝: Christmas Angels by Nancy Naigle ~ 🎄Holiday/Christmas Romance ~ Release Date is October 15th, 2019


Christmas Angels

Nancy Naigle

Genre:  #Romance #HolidayRomance #ChristmasRomance #SmallTownRomance

Rating:  3.5

Cover:  3

POV:  Third-person alternating perspectives

Publication:  Expected October 15th 2019

Read:  August 23rd 2019 *Review copy provided via Net Galley

Find this book on Goodreads:  Christmas Angels

Find Author on FaceBook:



The next heartwarming and inspirational Christmas story by USA Today Bestselling author, Nancy Naigle.

Growing up, Liz Westmoreland dreamed of taking over her grandparents inn located in the small mountain town of Angels Creek only for it to be sold before she ever got the chance. While browsing the internet, she stumbles upon a listing for what looks to be the picturesque inn and it’s set to go to auction. Liz places a bid, and by a miracle, wins the auction. But when she gets there she finds the property in significant disrepair.

When Matt Hardy narrowly lost the inn and property that butted his land, he just hoped it wasn’t another city slicker coming to make matters worse after the previous owners gutted the place for an art gallery. But the minute he recognized the sweet, freckle-faced girl from his childhood and heard her plans to reopen the inn, he jumps at the chance to help his childhood crush restore a place where he made so many fond memories.

While working on repairs, Liz and Matt discover her grandmother’s collection of angels in one of the cabins. When the angels start mysteriously showing up all over the inn, she begins to look at them as reassurance—that restoring the inn is what she’s meant to do. But when an accident leaves Liz feeling like she made a mistake, will Matt—and the residents of Angels Creek—be able to show Liz that she’s found a home? And possibly true love as well?

IMG_7439 (4)

📝My Review📝:

Christmas AngelsChristmas Angels by Nancy Naigle

3.5 Stars
The premise of this book had me eager to read it. Even if it isn’t Christmas yet, I enjoy the feeling that I usually come away with in these holiday romances. Unfortunately, this one felt a bit boring. For me, the book as well as the pace did not pick up until the last chapters. The author’s writing was easy to read but the pace of the story dragged. Thankfully those last chapters picked up and I lost my frustration.

Let me explain. The story itself had a lot of potential to be a five-star read for me. However, no matter how open-minded I was, I did not like Liz, the heroine. Matt on the other hand was the hero of my dreams. And I do mean that literally. I love strong, intelligent, handsome heroes who are also a selfless and caring gentleman; who will always put helping a neighbor before his own needs. That was Matt Hardy. He is a hero I won’t forget for a very long time, if ever.

Liz grew up visiting her grandparents at Angel’s Rest. A scenic inn in the mountains. All of her favorite childhood memories were made at Angel’s Rest. I won’t go into details but I’ll tell you her grandparents no longer owned the inn. So, when Liz comes across an online auction and sees that very same inn up for sale, she jumps at it. Blindly. Liz did not have enough time to see the property before bidding and buying but she didn’t care. She was compelled by her love for the place to own it and return it to what it once was. But when she sees the inn for the first time in well over a decade, Liz is heartbroken.

It’s a total disaster. But with the help of Matt and the town, Liz works to return the inn to its former glory. I don’t want to give a lot of details away about the townsfolk because in my opinion, they were the heart of the story, along with Matt, of course. Matt had a crush on Liz when they were kids. Not only did she not know that, she did not remember Matt which I though was unbelievable. She claimed to have spent so much time at the inn she should have remembered him; Matt lived there and the town was small; everyone knew each other. In addition to Liz not remembering Matt, throughout most of the book she showed no interest in Matt other than friendship. And that was what frustrated me the most. These are just my thoughts, but I felt no chemistry between Matt and Liz.

Now, after all that, after turning the last page, I was happier. Liz and Matt do have their happily-ever-after. So, while I was disappointed with certain aspects of this book (Liz), there were more aspects that saved it for me, especially the small-town feel. That and the townsfolk were perfect. That said, I do want to read more from this author because while I didn’t absolutely love this book, there was that potential if only the heroine was more likable. As I said earlier in my review, the author is talented with weaving her words into a heartwarming story. I’d like to give her another try.

This is my honest and unbiased review. Thank you for taking the time to read it. 🙂

IMG_7216 (3)

Follow Me Links:

Release Blitz Info with My Review: Checked (Boston Terriers Hockey) a Sports Romance by Jacob Chance is Available Now!

Title: Checked 
Series: Boston Terriers Hockey
Author: Jacob Chance
Genre: Sports Romance
Release Date: August 23, 2019
They call him ‘Wilde Man’. Rumor has it he’s an animal on the ice and between the sheets.
Like the rest of the female population, I’ve been crushing on Clancy Wilde, the captain of Boston University’s hockey team, since the first time I saw him. Big, blond, and charming, he ticks all the boxes. 
When we find ourselves at a wedding, drunk and flirting, I know I can finally check this tattooed, bad boy, hockey player off my wish list.
One night is all it was meant to be, until I see two pink lines on the pregnancy test.
How did the notch on my belt turn into a ball and chain?


“Oh my gosh! This book was amazing!” – blog


“No one writes a confirmed bachelor turned swoony, love-of-your-life like Jacob. Get ready ladies, Clancy is going to steal your heart!” – Keri Loves Books

“Anytime Jacob Chance releases a novel I spare as much time as necessary to devour his words!” – Words We Love by Blog


Jacob Chance grew up in New England and still lives there today. He’s a martial artist, a football fan, a practical joker and junk food lover.


A writer of sports romcoms and romantic suspense, he plans on providing you with many more stories.

Cover Reveal: Break You (Boys of Trinity Hall #1) by MV Ellis, Contemporary/New Adult with Bully Elements is Releasing on October 22nd 2019


Title: Break You
Series: Boys of Trinity Hall #1
Author: MV Ellis
Genre: Contemporary/New Adult with Bully Elements

Cover Design: Opium House Creatives

Release Date: October 22, 2019


This is not a love story.

I hate you not for who you are, but what you represent.

I’m the whispers in the darkness you can’t quite hear.

I’m the unease that can’t be explained, but won’t go away.

I’m your worst nightmare come to life.

I’m the filthy rich guy who’s coming for revenge.

Everything you’ve ever had.

Everything you hold dear.

I won’t stop until I break you.


You were once my savior.

Now you’re my bully.

I’m the girl from the wrong side of the wrong side of the tracks.

No match for your money, your might, or your wrath.

But I’m not going down without a fight.

When I go, I’ll take you with me.

Because we’re more alike than you want to admit.

And more connected than you know.

This is not a love story.


Pre-order Links
$2.99 for a limited time!
Author Bio
MV ELLIS knows what it’s like to fall head over
heels in love with a badass musician. She followed her heart halfway around the
world to be with one. She moved from London to Sydney after a steamy holiday
romance with a sexy bass player in sultry Brazil.
Twelve years, two children and a dog later, and she’s still
smitten. All this with a guy she sat next to on a bus for 36 hours! She has
toured internationally as a “WAG,” and her experiences inspire her writing.
Ellis’s love of romance began when she was 11 years old,
after a summer spent secretly reading her auntie’s books. She’s been a sucker
for an alpha hero and strong heroine ever since.
An avid reader, Ellis always knew she’d write a book of her
own one day. She was right about that. Following a career spanning advertising,
marketing, and social media, she finally wrote her debut novel, Catching
in 2017.

Author Links


New Release: Love Hurts (The Love Duet Book One) by Leah Sharelle, Contemporary Romance is Available Now!

Title: Love Hurts
Series: The Love Duet Book One
Author: Leah Sharelle
Genre: Romance
Release Date: August 23, 2019
Cover Design: Mayhem Cover Creations
The perfect woman was out there, I had her once and I would have her again.
It was time to do something drastic. Most of my life had been spent in the shadow of my twin brother, Deck.
I was tired of being the ‘great’ Deck Johnston’s quiet underachieving twin.
I needed to break out and forge my own path in life.
I had aspirations just like Deck, I may not have wanted to be a soldier like him, but joining the police force was my perfect choice.
The next thing on my to-do list was love; find my perfect partner and be part of something special.
I found ‘The One’ then lost her minutes later … but lucky for me, I found her again years later.
There was just one problem. She used to be Deck’s.
They were just friends now, but that didn’t stop the memories of our turbulent years of fighting and arguing to cloud my brain.
So what happens when two brothers reconnect and you throw a beautiful woman into the mix?
All hell breaks loose.

I love the idea of being in love. Since my early teens when I first discovered Silhouette Desire novels my life has been all about reading. I would find myself re-writing scenes if I wasn’t happy with them and hiding them under my bed. That led me to writing love stories of my own. They all ended up under the bed and are still there, and there they will stay. I don’t do angst, in fact it drives me crazy.
I am a mum of three beautiful girls, Australian, and have what most say is a weird sense of humor.
I spend my free time doing movie, Sons of Anarchy, and Friends marathons. And reading.
I love Pina Colada’s and getting caught in the rain….. there’s that weird humor.



Cover Reveal! Pre-Order Now! Taming Professor Alphahole  by Loni Ree Releasing August 30th 2019


Title: Taming Professor Alphahole
Author: Loni Ree
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: Aug 30th



“When you tame the King Alphahole, you want to brag.”

When Tori offers a fellow student a ride to school, she has no idea her good deed will bring the biggest Alphahole ever into her life. Now Reid Maxwell is going to find out he picked the wrong girl to boss around. She’s going to show him.
Professor Reid Maxwell hasn’t let any woman get close enough to tame him. The Economics Professor has a reputation as a love ’em and leave ’em Alphahole with no room in his life for entanglements. Raising his younger sister takes all his time, and he avoids any hint of commitment.

He takes one look at Tori Barton and realizes she’s the one for him, but she isn’t going to make things easy for this over-the-top jerk.

Smartass meets Alphahole and sparks fly.





Loni Ree, a very busy mom of six, loves to read because she finds that reading helps her escape the chaos of everyday life. She loves quick, red-hot reads that are on the excessive side. Writing is a passion of hers, so Loni decided to share the stories floating around in her mind. Her short, steamy stories are a little over the top because she believes reading should be an escape from real life. Her steamy romances turn Alphaholes into Pussycats and always have a happily ever after, guaranteed!



Cover Reveal: Back Beat by Ryleigh Sloan, Contemporary Romance/Rockstar ~ Pre-Order Available!

Back Beat by Ryleigh Sloan is coming September 18th and we have the gorgeous cover to share!

Back beat 5x8


I had dreams. Big ones. And Dean Carter did everything in his power to help me achieve them.
Until we fell in love and everything fell apart. Now everyone thinks I tried to sleep my way to the top and I can’t say I blame them when the evidence points to exactly that.
However, looks can be deceiving…

Blair McKenzie is the definition of perfect. She’s crazy talented and hot as…well, you get the point. But aside from all that, she has heart and in this business, heart is hard to come by.

In a moment of weakness, I had a lapse in judgment and nearly cost her everything.

Now I need to do the right thing. Except it feels wrong.

99 BB Sale


Add To GoodReads





Ryleigh Sloan is a romance author with a masters degree in being an indecisive control freak. Her favorite pastime is driving her friends crazy by writing multiple books at once.

Following the advice of established authors to read, read, read in order to hone one’s craft she does just that and engrosses herself in as many romance novels as she can get her hands on. Her bad habit of writing more than one book at a time carries over to her reading and she can be found reading, and listening to multiple titles at once and enjoying every moment.







Facebook Group




New Release: Eighteen-Thousand Ninety: Powerless Series Book One, by Erika Blount & Teri Glascock,  Genre: Action (with Romance) is Available Now!

Title: Eighteen-Thousand Ninety One
Series: Powerless Series Book One
Author: Erika Blount & Teri Glascock 
Genre: Action (with Romance)
Release Date: August 18, 2019

Electricity. Communication. Two things everyone has taken for granted since the day that it came into existence. Have you ever considered what happens with a power outage? If all radios are silent and you can’t connect to anyone that you’re not standing right in front of? What you lose access to? The answer is everything. Ivy Randall didn’t know that one storm would change her life forever. That one accident would alter the relationships in her life. But it did. While the world stops turning in the same direction that she’s always known it to, it starts spinning in an entirely new direction. Grudges and hatred are either buried to survive or burn brighter and cause more destruction, there is no in between. What are the rules when there are no rules?



Erika Blount is a romance author from Louisiana who is slowly branching into new genres. She is a lover of all things written and lives to travel vicariously through books, both her own and anyone else’s. She’s a bartender by trade, but nothing is as fulfilling as being behind a keyboard. She procrastinates on writing with her trusty side-kick Buddy the Wondermutt who is always at her feet and her boyfriend, Spanky, always looming nearby.

Teri Glascock is a new author from Louisiana. She is wife and mom to six kiddos. She runs a decorated cookie gig from her home that takes up a lot of her time. She reads and writes to escape the monotony of everyday life and to chase her lifelong dream of writing. When she isn’t working on cookies or busy mommin’, you can find her in the peaceful paradise that is her front porch of her country-living home. She enjoys hunting, fishing, reading, and tending to her flowers. Her life is a simple chaos and she wouldn’t have it any other way.



Release Blitz: The Boyfriend Collector Book Two by Mimi Jean Pamfiloff is finally here!


From New York Times Bestseller Mimi Jean Pamfiloff comes The Boyfriend Collector.

Find Mr. Right in 30 days? Challenge accepted.

Treated like a servant in her own home, twenty-year-old Rose Marie Hale can’t stop dreaming of her next birthday. It’s the day she’ll inherit a fortune, break free from her cruel family, and finally start living her life—finish school, travel, find love. After a lifetime of hardship, it’s all she’s ever wanted.

But when Rose discovers she must marry before her twenty-first birthday to claim the money, she has no choice but to push herself out into the world in search of a man she can love and trust. Unfortunately, those are the very things that have been used as weapons against her.

With only a month to go, can she find true love? Or will her past hold her back, leaving her penniless and alone?

(Part One of Two)




From New York Times Bestseller Mimi Jean Pamfiloff comes The Boyfriend Collector Book 2.

My name is Dr. Bex Hughes, and like many men, I am in love with Rose Marie Hale. Her fire and beauty leave us speechless and dropping to her feet wherever she goes. Truly, she is the perfect woman in every way. Except one.

Rose was once a real-life Cinderella, but now she’s wealthy, single, and free. Only, she’s not. Free, that is. Rose is convinced that love is used to hurt people, family tries to murder you for money, and no one can be trusted. It’s all she’s ever known.

I can help Rose find her way to real happiness, but to do it, I am bending every rule I’ve ever lived by and seeing her as my patient. A taboo in the eyes of the world. A professional sin in mine.

The question is, how much longer can I stand listening to the details of Rose’s romances with other men? My jealously is getting the best of me, and I can’t afford to lose our fragile connection.

(Part Two of Two)



Check out my YouTube channel for more video teasers by clicking here!

About the Author

MIMI JEAN PAMFILOFF is a New York Times bestselling author who’s sold over one million books around the world. Although she obtained her MBA and worked for more than fifteen years in the corporate world, she believes that it’s never too late to come out of the romance closet and follow your dreams.

Mimi lives with her Latin lover hubby, two pirates-in-training (their boys), and their three spunky dragons (really, just very tiny dogs with big attitudes) Snowy, Mini, and Mack, in the vampire-unfriendly state of Arizona.

She hopes to make you laugh when you need it most and continues to pray daily that leather pants will make a big comeback for men.

Sign up for Mimi’s mailing list for giveaways and new release news!


Release Blitz: Happily Ever His (Movie Stars in Maryland Duet #1) by Delancey Stewart, Genre: Romantic Comedy is Available Now!


Title: Happily Ever His

Series: Movie Stars in Maryland Duet #1

Author: Delancey Stewart
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Release Date: August 15, 2019
Tess was used to
being in the shadows. But when movie star Ryan McDonnell pulls her into the
spotlight, her whole world is threatened. Can a relationship that starts as a
secret fantasy ever survive in the real world?
My sister Juliet
has always gotten everything she wants.
It’s fine though. I
never wanted the spotlight. That was my sister’s domain. And now that she’s
America’s most popular starlet? She can have it.
But when Gran—the
feisty woman who raised us, and who I cannot seem to wean off video games, an
afternoon doobie, or her daily Manhattan—has a huge party to celebrate her 90th birthday,
Juliet brings the Hollywood madness straight to Maryland.
In the form of my
ultimate movie-star crush, Ryan McDonnell. I can barely form a
sentence around the guy (at least I don’t still have a poster of him on my
wall). And I definitely can’t get over the fact that he’s Juliet’s new
I just need to get
through the weekend with them—and with the magazine people who are covering
them and the party for a feature. I just need to stay away from Ryan and his
warm curious eyes, his perfectly chiseled arms, and the impossibly sexy things
that come out of his mouth when we’re alone together.
It’s only one weekend, and I just need to remember that Ryan
is an actor. A good one. Because I almost believe him when he tells me we have
a chance together. 
Purchase Links
Free in Kindle Unlimited
My sister slid from
the back seat of the car looking every bit the movie star she was. I hoped
everything was going to meet her standards. The security guys had looked around
the property for God-only-knew what, and asked me questions about our alarm system
(nonexistent), our security perimeter (also nonexistent) and our emergency
evacuation CONOPS (seriously? Once they explained what a “CONOPS” was—a concept
of operations, in case you’re wondering—I explained that was also
My big sister Juliet
lived in a world I could barely begin to understand, where movie stars were
people you actually knew. People like Ryan McDonnell. 
Sigh. Deep,
lovelorn sigh.
My sister had never
really belonged here, and she didn’t fit in any better now, with her huge dark
glasses and slim-fitted pink capris and high-heeled sandals. The second I saw
her, I felt myself inching toward invisibility again. I loved her, but my life worked
better when Juliet wasn’t standing at my side, begging the world to wonder how
two sisters could be so different. 
I pushed down my own
insecurities and smiled at her. 
“You look great,” I
told her. It was true. She always looked great. 
“Hey,” she said in
that breathy voice she’d become famous for. She pulled me into a tight hug,
smiled at me, and then took a step back, ducking her chin a tiny bit as she
said, “I want to introduce you to someone.” 
A pair of long
jean-clad legs slid out of the car behind her, attached to a broad tall body
that I already knew too well was Ryan McDonnell. I was more than familiar with
this particular ‘someone.’ He’d been my on-screen crush forever, though I
hadn’t seen him in anything lately. There had been a movie I hadn’t seen—one
that hadn’t done too well, but it included zombies, which were not my thing,
even if you added in Ryan McDonnell hotness. 
The object of my
movie star affections had bright blue eyes, perfectly tousled dark hair—cropped
close now, I noticed—and a body that appeared to have been carved from stone,
or so I’d thought in the last role I’d seen him in as a comic book hero
reimagined as a dark avenger. God, he was hot. 
“Tess?” My sister’s
voice cut through my stupor. 
“Sorry,” I said,
shaking off the dreamy haze. “Yes.”
“Yes?” He asked me,
a smile spreading slowly across the perfect lips I couldn’t stop staring at. He
chuckled, and I realized he hadn’t asked me a question. Embarrassment surged
inside me, making my stomach churn.
“No,” I said, covering
my affirmative declaration with an equally unnecessary negative word. “Or, I …
um, hello.” 
“I apologize for the
short notice,” Ryan said letting my idiocy slide. People probably acted like
loons around him all the time. I tried not to look at him, but there were parts
of my body that were not listening at all to my brain. Ryan’s smile was like a
speeding train coming right at me and freezing me to the spot where I stood,
stupid and dazed. “I hope it’s not an inconvenience having us both here,” he
I watched his
perfect full lips as he spoke, almost unable to process the actual words. I was
having trouble being human, thanks to his actual existence right in front of
“Sure,” I said, my
voice higher than I remembered it being. 
More answering questions
no one asked. My sister was smiling at me, shaking her head. Juliet knew about
my long-time Ryan McDonnell affliction, and it was pretty obvious at this
point. I hated that she undoubtedly knew I was flustered just trying to form
actual words around her new boyfriend. 
I forced myself back
to sanity.
“Can I help get your
things?” I had no idea if it would be weird to acknowledge his status as my
favorite actor or if it was rude to pretend I had no idea who he was.
I settled for a
moronic silence on the topic.
Juliet put her arm
around me. “You don’t need to get the bags,” she said lightly, as two of the
men from her security team emerged from a second car, all black T-shirts and
muscled arms pulling suitcases from the trunk. 
Of course not. My
sister had people for that.
Coming Soon
Releasing September 5, 2019
Author Bio
Delancey Stewart is an award-winning author who writes fiction with
humor, heart and heat!
Get the first book in her new sports rom-com series — MR. MATCH — absolutely
free by joining her newsletter here:

Author Links


Blog at

Up ↑