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📝Review📝: Cowboys Need Not Apply by Robert Tate Miller ~ My Rating: 4 ~ #ContemporaryRomance ~ Release Date: August 13th 2019

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Cowboys Need Not Apply

By

Robert Tate Miller

Genre:  #ContemporaryRomance #OppositesAttract #TheCOwboyAndThe Ballerina

My Rating:  4

Cover:  4

POV:  Third-person dual perspectives

Publication:  August 13th 2019

Read:  May 9th 2019  *ARC provided via NetGalley

Add To Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40793886-cowboys-need-not-apply

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Synopsis:

No, prima donna ballerina Jessica Carmichael isn’t interested in the rough-and-tumble rodeo cowboy she met in physical therapy. In fact, she’s actively uninterested in his cocky smile, and his go-with-the-flow attitude, and how his silly little bets make her work harder than ever to fix her knee. She’d like nothing more than to strangle him, if she wasn’t so busy thinking about kissing him.

Matt Walker’s best hope of getting back in the saddle is charming Jessica into teaching him ballet. He needs to get back on the bronc…even if he has to get there in tights. Only the uptight ballerina lives in a completely different world, one he wouldn’t touch with a ten-foot mechanical bull. But maybe the one thing she needs more than control is to lose control for once—with him.

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📝My Review📝: 🌟🌟🌟🌟

Cowboys Need Not ApplyCowboys Need Not Apply by Robert Tate Miller

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This was my first book by Robert Tate Miller. I enjoyed it and would like to read more from this author. I describe this book as a low angst, clean romance. The story was entertaining and the characters were fun and witty, with the exception of Jessica, one of the protagonists. Jessica was not the friendliest. I would describe her as standoffish and pretentious. She is a ballerina brought up in a wealthy household so this has shaped her character. I was not her biggest fan for most of the book however, I appreciated how her character grew and developed into someone I could like as the story moved forward.

Matt was fun and witty, if not stubborn, from the beginning. While he was the complete opposite of Jessica in personality, they had good chemistry and I enjoyed watching their relationship develop. If I’m honest, which I am, Matt was the true hero of the book. It was Matt that helped me to enjoy this story. As I mentioned earlier, Jessica was not very personable as well as difficult to like. But by the end my opinion changed.

Briefly, I’ll tell you that both Matt and Jessica injured themselves doing what they each loved. Both ended up with similar knee injuries and at the same rehabilitation center. It was here they first meet. I won’t go into details because you should experience their relationship without any spoilers from me. While their friendship started off slowly, I enjoyed watching them together. Each had something to teach the other and this helped grow appreciation for their respective careers and what shaped them to be the people they are.

There were times, I wondered how Matt and Jessica would work in the end. They both had completely different personalities; completely different lives. In addition, they lived 2,000 miles from each other. Thankfully, though, they did work it out in the sweetest happily-ever-after.

As I understand it, this trope was new to this author. I want to say, I think he did a great job and I would love to read more, especially regarding cowboys. 😉

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

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📝REVIEW📝: On the Market (The Texas BBQ Brothers, #1) by Audrey Wick ~ Genre: Small-town Contemporary Romance ~ Expected Release Date: July 11th 2019 ~ My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟

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On The Market

By

Audrey Wick

Series:  The Texas BBQ Brothers Book One

Genre:  #Romance #SmallTownRomance #ContemporaryRomance #CleanRomance

My Rating:  4

Cover:  5

Read: April 25th 2019  *ARC provided by Tule Publishing

Publication:  July 11th 2019  (subject to change)

POV:  Third-person dual perspectives

Add To Goodreads:  On The Market

Synopsis:

Will she be the secret ingredient to his happiness?

Valerie Perry has just inherited her grandmother’s home in Last Stand, Texas, a far cry in the country from her city life as an organic grocery buyer in San Antonio. Her methodical daily routine suits her just fine, so she aims to freshen up the property, sell it, and take her funds back to the city. She’s only got two weeks during her vacation to make this happen. Now is the time to cash in and get out.

The oldest Hutchinson son, who people around town know as “Hutch,” is a third generation local who is poised to take over the family business with his brother, Cole. The barbeque brothers have very different ideas about the future of their restaurant, “The Hut.” Just when he thought his biggest headache was his job, Hutch meets Valerie and both their worlds are upended. He’s drawn to this fish out of water, but Valerie’s time in Last Stand has an expiration date.

Their sweet and saucy styles don’t mix, but can they both find the recipe to a happy future?

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📝My Review📝:

On the Market (The Texas BBQ Brothers, #1)On the Market by Audrey Wick

My rating: 4 of 5 stars
We’re back in Last Stand for a new series: The BBQ Brothers by Audrey Wick. While I’ve read dozens of authors from Tule Publishing, Audrey Wick is a new-to-me author.

While there are other books that take place in Last Stand, Texas, this is my first one written with this small, charming town as its backdrop. I adore small-town romances with fun-loving, witty and loyal characters. And this town has an abundance of all.

Valerie and Hutch…..
Valerie is in Town to sell her beloved grandmother’s house. She has two weeks to make the small, charming bungalow sellable and then she is going back to her home and career in San Antonio. There is no way that Valerie want to make Last Chance her permanent home no matter how charming the citizens are. And especially no matter how gorgeous, kind and helpful Hutch is.

Hmmm…..

Hutch is one of the town’s infamous BBQ Brothers. His family owns and operates The Hut, their BBQ restaurant. All though I’m labeling it a restaurant loosely. Hutch and his brother are transitioning to taking full ownership of The Hut from their parents. Hutch is adamant about making the barbeque eatery more than just successful. Only problem with that is he is clashing opinions with his brother on how that should be accomplished. Hutch has a classic (antique, lol) way of thinking. So, while bringing the family business into the future is his most important task, Hutch finds himself drawn to Valerie.

Valerie and Hutch slowly build a friendship before anything else. The build is slow. But only because Hutch is a gentleman. He is patient and understanding when it comes to Valerie. Unfortunately, Valerie was a bit of a snob at first and it took a while before she grew on me. Valerie adored Hutch but she still planned to leave. An aspect of this story I enjoyed was that Valerie came to her own decisions on her own regarding whether or not she would stay in Last Stand. While it was obvious that Hutch wanted her to stay, and he was annoyed with her way of thinking at times, he did not give her ultimatums. I enjoyed the end of the book and how the author tied everything up.

I am liking forward to read Cole’s story next. I’ll have to stalk this author and keep my eye out for that one which is called Off The Market.

On The Market, Hutch’s story, is scheduled for release this July. Keep your eyes out for it.

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📝REVIEW📝: 5 Stars to The Bride Takes A Cowboy by Maren Smith, Genre: Historial-Western Novella ~ Available Now!

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The Bride Takes A Cowboy

By

Maren Smith

Genre:  #WesternHistorialRomance  #VirginBride #Novella #Standalone #MarriageOfConvenience

My Rating:  5

Cover:  5

Publication:  April 21st 2019

Read:  April 25th 2019  *ARC provided by Renee Brooks PA

Kindle Edition:  82 pages

POV:  Third-person alternating perspectives

Purchase:  Amazon

Add To Goodreads:  The Bride Takes A Cowboy

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Synopsis:

I was his new beginning. He was my last chance.

I need a husband. Today. Now, if possible. I thought any man would do, but when my first choice is run out of town the day before we’re to be married, I’m forced to consider it when cowboy Gage Pennell proposes. I don’t know him. I’ve never met him before today. Up until a few hours ago, he was working for my nearest and dearest enemy, the same man who wants to steal everything from me.

I’d rather die than let that happen. If my neighbor gets his way, I actually might. But Gage is more than just good looks and heart-stopping swagger… and I’m desperate.

But, am I this desperate?

I guess we’ll find out, because when my neighbor puts his most ruthless plan yet into action, I’m forced to fight back the only way I can. And in the Wild, Wild West, sometimes it’s the bride who takes the cowboy.

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📝My Review📝: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

The Bride Takes A Cowboy:The Bride Takes A Cowboy: by Maren Smith

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5 Stars
I loved this book! And guess what? Another new author to love. If you’ve been reading my latest reviews, then you know I’ve been enjoying all new-to-me authors.

If I had one complaint with this book, it is that is ended too soon. I actually haven’t read a historical-western romance in ages. After I read the blurb for this one, I knew I wanted to read it. Do you know what really amazed me? For such a short story, the author packed it with everything you’d find in a full length novel. Her characters were truly developed well. I personally felt like I knew them, and connected to them. Not only the H/h but all the secondary characters as well. There was enough angst and drama to entertain me. In addition, the characters has wit and sass and I was smiling throughout like a goon. And of course there is an amazing HEA! I’ll say it agin, I really enjoyed this book. And I am excited to read more from this author.

The synopsis does a pretty good job of giving you insight to where this story is going so I will not add anything more because I would hate to spoil this fun book. I will add though that because Gage has two older brothers, I’ll be stalking this author to make sure I don’t miss any mentions of them having their own books. 😉

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

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I loved this book! And guess what? Another new author to love. If you’ve been reading my latest reviews, then you know I’ve been enjoying all new-to-me authors.

If I had one complaint with this book, it is that is ended too soon. I actually haven’t read a historical-western romance in ages. After I read the blurb for this one, I knew I wanted to read it. Do you know what really amazed me? For such a short story, the author packed it with everything you’d find in a full length novel. Her characters were truly developed well. I personally felt like I knew them, and connected to them. Not only the H/h but all the secondary characters as well. There was enough angst and drama to entertain me. In addition, the characters has wit and sass and I was smiling throughout like a goon. And of course there is an amazing HEA! I’ll say it agin, I really enjoyed this book. And I am excited to read more from this author.

The synopsis does a pretty good job of giving you insight to where this story is going so I will not add anything more because I would hate to spoil this fun book. I will add though that because Gage has two older brothers, I’ll be stalking this author to make sure I don’t miss any mentions of them having their own books. 😉

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

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📝REVIEW📝: 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Rock Bottom Girl by Lucy Score, Genre: Romantic Comedy, Second Chance Romance ~ Expected Publication: March 8th 2019

This Romantic Comedy is a Top Five Recommendation from me!  It was absolutely fantastic, original, heartwarming, and has so much humor!  This is definitely a 5 plus star rating for me!

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ROCK BOTTOM GIRL

BY

LUCY SCORE

Genre:  #RomancticComedy #SecondChanceRomance #FakeRelationship #BookBoyfriends

My Rating:  5

Cover:  4

Publication:  March 8th 2019

Read:  February 27th 2019  *ARC provided by author’s PA

POV:  First-person dual perspectives

Add To Goodreads:  Rock Bottom by Lucy Score

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Synopsis:

“You may be faking the relationship, but you’re not faking the orgasms.”

Downsized, broke, and dumped, 38-year-old Marley sneaks home to her childhood bedroom in the town she couldn’t wait to escape twenty years ago. Not much has changed in Culpepper. The cool kids are still cool. Now they just own car dealerships and live in McMansions next door. Oh, and the whole town is still talking about that Homecoming she ruined her senior year. Desperate for a new start, Marley accepts a temporary teaching position. Can the girl banned from all future Culpepper High Homecomings keep the losing-est girls soccer team in school history from killing each other and prevent carpal tunnel in a bunch of phone-clutching gym class students? Maybe with the help of Jake Weston, high school bad boy turned sexy good guy. When the school rumor mill sends Marley to the principal’s office to sign an ethics contract, the tattooed track coach, dog dad, and teacher of the year becomes her new fake boyfriend and alibi—for a price. The Deal: He’ll teach her how to coach if she teaches him how to be in a relationship. Who knew a fake boyfriend could deliver such real orgasms? But it’s all temporary. The guy. The job. The team. There’s too much history. Rock bottom can’t turn into a foundation for happily ever after. Can it? Warning: Story also includes a meet-puke, a bouffanted nemesis, a yard swan and donkey basketball, a teenage-orchestrated makeover, and a fake relationship that gets a little too real between the sheets.

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📝My Review📝:

Rock Bottom GirlRock Bottom Girl by Lucy Score

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Have you ever read a book that you could relate to so well that it gave you anxiety? Rock Bottom Girl did that for me. I believe there are four types of high school experiences. One being you loved high school and everything about it. The second being you absolutely hated it. The third being you pretended you loved it when you actually hated it. And finally, the fourth being you have both good and bad experiences. That’s me. I fall into the fourth category with a touch of the third. High school was not great for me in freshman year. I wasn’t bullied but I had a hard time trying to find my place. I ended up making friends that were not great in the way of role models. But thankfully, by my sophomore year, I knew who I was and who my true friends were. Unfortunately, there were not many of those. That said, I watched so many kids being bullied. Marley was familiar. There were so many Marleys in my high school. Unfortunately, there were more Amie Jo’s than I could count. I was more than thankful to not be on their radars.

As I read through this book, the angst just kept building. I really didn’t know how Marley’s life would turn out. And while she was very stubborn in her way of thinking, I understood her. There were many predictable moments that made me cringe and laugh at the same time.

Marley was that bullied girl in HS. I seriously don’t understand how she remained a decent person after all she had been through. I loved her character. She may have thought herself weak but Marley was anything but. When she moves back to her hometown after losing yet another job, broke and broken up with her boyfriend, Marley is at that place we call
“rock bottom.” Sometimes we need to hit that place in our lives to find a new perspective. Marley will take a temporary job as a gym teacher and soccer coach. Warily accepting this job, Marley will soon find out that this was the new direction her life needed. Nothing will come easy though. Marley admits to being afraid to return to HS even if she is an adult now. And sadly, she will have to deal with the school bully once again as this antagonist is a fellow teacher.

Of course, the bad boy of her youth still gets her blood pumping. There is also a story there but I won’t go into details. Marley’s journey, while angsty, is pure hysterics. Gosh, I laughed so much and so often through this book. My daughter thought I was crazy because of my loud bouts of laughter.

While this book brought back some less than pleasant HS moments, the author did a magnificent job in giving me new memories. Even if they aren’t mine, I got to experience them. I can’t say enough good things about this book and I’m so afraid that I haven’t done it justice in my review. This was actually the first book I ever read by Lucy Score. I am a huge fan now. If she writes all her books with this many feels, I am going to be a very happy reader!

I highly recommend this book to everyone. There is love, romance, a fake relationship, a hero donkey, and more laughter than my stomach muscles could take.

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📝REVIEW📝 For: Roping Cade: Burlap and Barbed Wire #4 ~ By Shirley Penick ~ Genre: #Romance ~ My Rating 🌟🌟🌟🌟 ~ Available Now!

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ROPING CADE

BY

SHIRLEY PENICK

Genre:  #Romance #CowboyRomance #FakeRelationshipRomance #Standalone #LightSuspense #Humor

My Rating:  4

Cover:  5

POV:  Third-person dual perspectives

Publication:  September 6th 2019

Read:  February 25th 2019  *Review copy provided by Bemybookboyfriend Promotions

Kindle Edition:  219 pages

Series:  Burlap And Barbed Wire Book Four

Check out the series on Goodreads:  Burlap And Barbed Wire Series

Buy The Book: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07H5DVJ9B

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Synopsis:

Summer Attwood has been hiding in baggy clothes and ugly glasses for nearly ten years. When the town hottie asks her to be his faux girl-friend for a couple of weeks she decides it’s time to put away the disguise and shine.

Cade Kipling can’t believe the beautiful woman that emerges from the cocoon of overalls and over sized glasses. If he wasn’t dead set on taking a few months to get his head on straight, after his long time abusive girl-friend dumped him, he’d be after Summer in a heartbeat.

Two weeks of dating will either kill them or change their lives forever.

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📝My Review📝:

Roping Cade: Burlap and Barbed WireRoping Cade: Burlap and Barbed Wire by Shirley Penick

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Roping Cade has a different feel than the previous books in this series. The author touched on a couple of types of abuse. I won’t go into details on that because you’ll want to read it on your own.

As with the prior books, this one flowed nicely and I did find myself eating up the pages to get to the HEA. That said, I was a bit disappointed in the main characters for different reasons. Cade had been in a previous relationship where he was on and off with the woman for nearly twelve years. I tried very hard to understand his feelings regarding why he stayed so long with his ex and just couldn’t justify why. His ex walked all over him and he never stood up for himself. He believed he had a good reason for his putting up with his ex but I couldn’t see it. Sadly to say, Cade was not portrayed as a strong male lead. That said, I still adored him and rooted for him to have a happy-ever-after. He was a very likable character.

Summer had her own issues. She had secrets and I understood why she kept them. Summer had been hiding her true self for ten years. And when Cade asked her to pretend to be his girlfriend for a while, Summer practically leaps out of her shell. Cade gave her the confidence she needed to be free of her past. And Summer helped Cade to heal from his.

There are definitely bumps in the road for these two. But once both Cade and Summer can believe in themselves, they are able to move forward with each other and with new goals. I enjoyed reading this book and I am curious as to which of the remaining two siblings will get a book next. I just hope the author doesn’t keep us waiting too long.

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📝REVIEW📝 ~ 🌟🌟🌟🌟 ~ A Valentine’s Dream by Lane Parker a.k.a. J.S. Scott ~Genre: Romance ~ Release Date: January 30th 2019

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BY

LANE PARKER (a.k.a. NY Times and USA Today bestselling author J.S. Scott)

Genre:  #Romance 

My Rating:  4

Cover:  5

Publication:  January 30th 2019

Read:  February 8th 2019  *Complimentary copy  provided by  Jo&Isalovebooks Promotions

POV:  First-person dual perspectives

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Synopsis:

A Valentine’s Dream – A Curvy Girl Valentine’s Day Romance

Amy:

February 14th is just another day to me.

I don’t really believe in hearts, flowers, romance, or happily-ever-afters. And I certainly don’t think there’s a dream man for a curvy woman like me, even if my little sister had found hers over the holidays. I’m more realistic. Or at least…I was…until I met Levi Gillette during my sister Hayden’s wedding rehearsal dinner The man seems to have an annoying ability to make me lose my cool and calm facade. Yeah, he’s definitely hot, but my sister’s brother-in-law-to-be was also arrogant, infuriating, presumptuous, bossy, and most likely one big player because the man could be charming when he wanted to be.

No thanks! Been there, done that, and I’d had more than enough of men like Levi Gillette. But when I start having amazingly erotic, intimate dreams about him, it’s almost impossible to ignore him in the flesh.

In my dreams, it was like I’d known Levi forever.

But in person, I barely knew him, and he challenges everything I’d ever assumed about myself. We don’t even like each other, yet he feels so…familiar.

Finally, when the lines between dreams and reality start to blur, I have to wonder whether I can trust a guy like Levi with my heart.

I knew he was hiding something. There were things I didn’t know. I could feel it.

So when Levi finally reveals some hidden truths, I’m not sure whether to believe him, or run away as fast as my sneakers can put distance between us.

How can a woman like me, a female who has never had much faith in romantic love , suddenly believe in a A Valentine’s Dream?

Author’s Note: This isn’t your average, sweet Valentine’s romance. It’s an erotic, romantic fantasy sprinkled with some insta-lust/insta-love. But it IS a safe story. Guaranteed HEA, no cheating, and enough sweetness and heat to melt your Valentine’s Day chocolates. If you’re looking for a steamy, fantastical, curvy girl romance….read on. : )

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📝My Review📝:

A Valentine's DreamA Valentine’s Dream by J.S. Scott

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

4 Stars
Levi and Amy’s story…..
One thing I can say for sure is the premise of this book is one I haven’t come across before, with the exception of the prior book which is about Amy’s sister Hayden and Levi’s brother Jackson. Unfortunately, I cannot in good conscious explain the premise to you because that would in fact spoil a whole lot of this book for you. I can tell you that dreams do come true.

This book, was an enjoyable read. I liked Levi and Amy, especially watching their relationship grow. While they did have a history of sorts, they definitely needed time to figure out how to move forward. Levi was genuine. He was a gentleman and most importantly, I believed him. As different as the premise is, Levi made me a believer. Amy was a good heroine even though she frustrated me from time to time. That said, I understood her hesitation and wariness in giving her heart to Levi.
A Valentine’s Dream was a sweet and steamy read. The slow burn, scorching chemistry, and intense feelings were believable to me. I really enjoyed this book and I recommend it because not only is it sweet, it’s original.

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

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RELEASE BLITZ ~ Title: Miss Not Together, Author: Belle Brooks, Genre: YA/Romance/Humor, Release Date: February 10, 2019

Title: Miss Not Together
Author: Belle Brooks
Genre: YA/Romance/Humor
Release Date: February 10, 2019
 
Meet Hilary Watts: pretty, straight A-student, teachers’ pet, goody two-shoes, totally has it all together—and has never been kissed, or even had a boyfriend for that matter.
 
Meet Grayson Dymicks: badarse persona, new guy in school, just moved in next door, volatile—and a total jerk.
 
When Hilary finds herself attracted to the very person she shouldn’t be, she never imagines all her well-placed Jenga blocks will come crashing down—or that her first ever kiss will be with a boy every girl in school wants for themselves.
 
Hilary’s life is turned upside down and she realises she’s not as put together as she thought. Instead, she’s as totally messed up as all the other teenage girls her age—but is this a romance destined for a happily ever after or a broken heart?
 
If you love Beth Reekles and John Green, then you will adore Miss Not Together!
 

 

 

 

 

United Indie Book Blog – “Super sweet coming of age novel.”

 

Sheena – “The ordinary made extraordinary….”

PP’s Bookshelf – “It was hilarious. It was witty and full of sarcasm. It had all the awkward and cute moments of teenage love. Miss Not Together by Belle Brooks was like cool breeze in a warm summer day. I am in love with this sweet romantic story of Grayson and Hilary”

 

 
Born in Australia, Belle Brooks has always had a passion for books and creative writing. She loves exploring the different ways stories can be told through the use of text and in-depth characters. Since she was a child her strong talent and interest in creative writing was evident, explaining that her favourite class in school was English. Despite her love for all things books, she decided the world of advertising and marketing was where she could put her talents to use in the business realm, well that is until now. Belle enjoys creative writing and creating fictional stories that leave a valued message inside the pages.


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📝REVIEW📝 ~ 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 ~Drifter by Kristy Marie ~ Series: Commander In Briefs Book Three ~ Genre: Contemporary Romance ~ Release Date: January 21st 2019

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DRIFTER

BY

KRISTY MARIE

Genre:  #ContemporaryRomance #ExMilitary

My Review:  5

Cover:  5

Publication:  January 21st 2019

Read:  January 11th 2019  *ARC provided by author

POV:  First-person dual perspectives

Series:  Commander In Briefs Book Three

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SYNOPSIS:

Bianca

Pretty things don’t distract me. In my line of work, a distraction will get you caught. Or in my case, blackmailed. But this isn’t the only time I’ve been hustled, and soon Connor Hayes will learn that men are only pawns in my end game. I don’t love. I hate. Even a pretty boy like him.

Hayes

Two wrongs don’t make a right. Except when they are five-foot-seven and hotter than my exhaust pipe. So, I blackmailed her. It was either that or turn her in. And if anyone was going to put her in handcuffs, it was going to be me. Bianca Morgan stole the only woman I’ve ever loved. It’s only fair she replace her.

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📝MY REVIEW📝:

 Drifter (Commander in Briefs #3)Drifter by Kristy Marie

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5 Stars from page one! This is one of my favorite books, ever! Thank you Kristy for giving us the perfection that is Connor Hayes!

When I met all these amazing veterans in the first book, Commander In Briefs, I couldn’t wait to read each of their stories. Drifter is book three and I can honestly say my favorite so far. I say so far because each book is better than the last.

Over a year ago, a book friend (That’s you Jessica) ask me to read for this author. Her name is Kristy Marie and she was new. Well after reading Commander In Briefs, I would have never guessed she was a new author. Her writing was on point, descriptive and every page was engaging. Her characters were all alphas in need of some emotional healing. Their stories are heart breaking. But they get a lot of support from secondary characters. That said, this book, as well as the others, have all the feels. But don’t worry because there is humor too. A lot in fact, which is another aspect of this author’s writing that I loved.

Connor Hayes is amazing. He is sexy, cocky and adorable. In addition, Connor is protective, loyal and dealing with his own emotional demons. Bianca was a perfect match for Connor. From the first pages, I liked her despite what she was planning to do. Bianca and Conner’s relationship grew slowly. While Conner knew Bianca had some dark issues she herself had to deal with, he believed her to be a kindred spirit and he wanted to know everything about her. Connor was patient and kind and a gentleman. He was determined to earn her trust. Gosh I love him so much! He is my favorite hero from this series so far. But alas, there are still several more vets to get their healing.

There is some suspense, angst, and sad moments. But as I mentioned, there is humor to balance it all out. Kristy Marie has quickly moved to the top ten of my favorite authors list. If you have yet to read any of her books, I highly recommend you do. All the books in this series are standalones, but I suggest you read them in order to have an even greater reading experience.

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

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📝REVIEW📝 ~ 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 ~ Moostletoe by Tiffinie Helmer ~ Genre: #HolidayRomance ~ Release Date: December 1st 2016

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BY

TIFFINIE HELMER

Genre:  #Romance #HolidayRomance #ChristmasRomance

My Rating:  5

Cover: 5

Publication:  December 1st 2016

Read:  December 15th 2018

POV:  Third-person dual perspectives

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SYNOPSIS:

Alaska’s matchmaking moose, Bullwinkle, has his sights set on a most unlikely pair. Holly Noelle Snow loves Christmas so much she could be one of Santa’s elves, and Reese Sutton might as well be Scrooge. But there is no way BW will allow these two to ruin his perfect track record. Even if he has to bind them together with Christmas lights.

Police Chief Reese Sutton is haunted by his Christmas past, and he’s determined not to fall for Holly, the sexy shop owner of Mooseletoe, who promises to be as naughty as she is nice.
While Sutton’s kisses burn Holly up, his bah humbug attitude leaves her cold, resurrecting her abandonment issues that she believed had been laid to rest.

It will take a Christmas miracle, or one very persistent moose, for these two opposites to risk falling in love with each other.

*Please note, this book was free at the time I read it and I don’t know how long the promotion was going on for.

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📝MY REVIEW📝:

MooseletoeMooseletoe by Tiffinie Helmer

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5 Stars!
What a fun book! It was silly and sweet and even sexy. Tiffinie Helmer is a new author for me. Moostletoe is my very first book by this author. Truthfully, I don’t know if I would have come across this author if it wasn’t for a free promotion included in an email I received. I am so happy I got to read this fantastical, whimsical and humorous romance.

Noelle reminds me of myself. If I could pick up my life, move to Alaska and sell Christmas all year round, I would. At least give it a try because I’m not so confident I’d survive the short days and freezing temperatures. Still, I think the whole premise of this book was adorable. In addition, the characters added depth and a ton of humor. Especially BW, lol.

Reese has a bad attitude toward the holidays. His churlish nature spills over into his relationships. Or should I say, lack of? Reese is not a commitment guy. Not anymore, at least. Will two complete opposites find warmth and love with each other? Or will past insecurities leave them cold and lonely? One of my favorite moments in this book happens at the. What an amazing gesture by Reese! I can’t say more but you’ll just love it as well.

If you have room for one more Christmas romance on your TBR’s, I absolutely recommend you check this book out. I will certainly be reading more from this author. I just adored this wonderful book!

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

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