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Review: The Collector by Nora Roberts

Review: The Collector by Nora Roberts

collectorThe Collector by Nora Roberts
Released: April 15, 2014
Contemporary Romance
Putnam

Reviewed by May

Lila is a professional house sitter and writer. She enjoys taking care of people’s homes while enjoying their upscale lifestyles and peeking at the neighbors. Oh she doesn’t think of it as spying – she’s just checking out what is going on in the world around her since there isn’t much happening in…

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Review: Break For Me by Shiloh Walker

Review: Break For Me by Shiloh Walker

19283098Break for Me (Secrets & Shadows, #0.6) by Shiloh Walker
Romance Suspense
Ebook, novella
April 22, 2014
St Martin’s Paperbacks

Reviewed by Tori

Favorite Quote: “He’d only been waiting half a lifetime, it seemed. Maybe his entire life.”

Jensen Bell’s mother disappeared when she was twelve. Sent to foster care with her siblings, they were later reunited with their father when he was cleared of any…

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Review: Wolf at the Door by NJ Walters

Review: Wolf at the Door by NJ Walters

wolfat the doorWolf at the Door by NJ Walters (Salvation Pack #1)
Released: April 15, 2014
Paranormal Romance
Samhain

Reviewed by May

When Gwendolyn Jones inherits a Tennessee cabin from a great aunt she never knew, she quits her job and follows her dream to write full time. Meeting a stranger in a local cemetery isn’t a risk she normally takes, but she needs the information on his flash drive for an article…

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May Discusses: The Importance of Book Blurbs

May Discusses: The Importance of Book Blurbs

I am not sure if it is my advancing age, the thousands of books I’ve read over the years, or just changes in my personal taste but my list of deal-breaking words and scenarios in new book blurbs has increased and now I find within the first few sentences of a book promo I can eliminate over 75% of romance books as potential reading material.

Personally, I’m inclined to blame being burned and let…

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Review: Bad Influence by K.A. Mitchell

Review: Bad Influence by K.A. Mitchell

badinfluenceBad Influence by K.A. Mitchell (Bad In Baltimore #4)
M/M Romance
April 15, 2014
Samhain

Reviewed by Helyce

Jordan Barrett disappeared the night that his parents found out he was gay, made him go to a conversion camp where he could have died from their methods and upon seeking help from the one person he thought he could trust, gets the door slammed in his face.  Out of that supreme disappointment…

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Review: Saugatuck Summer by Amelia C. Gormley

Review: Saugatuck Summer by Amelia C. Gormley

20648477Saugatuck Summer by Amelia C. Gormley
Romance Contemporary, Erotic, M/M, New Adult
E book, 363 pages
May 19, 2014
Riptide Publishing

Reviewed by Tori

Favorite Quote:
When the shaking stopped
We were left in dust and flames
Buried our heads in shame
How did we let it come to this?
Topher Carlisle; young, gay, and fabulous (if he says so himself) has just scored a summer at his best friend’s parent’s…

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Top Ten Reasons to read Hard Time by Cara McKenna

Top Ten Reasons to read Hard Time by Cara McKenna

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Annie Goodhouse doesn’t need to be warned about bad boys; good sense and an abusive ex have given her plenty of reasons to play it safe. But when she steps into her new role as outreach librarian for Cousins Correctional Facility, no amount of good sense can keep her mind—or eyes—off inmate Eric Collier. 

Eric doesn’t claim to be innocent of the crime that landed him in prison. In fact, he’d do…

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Guest Author Jess Michaels and Giveaway

Guest Author Jess Michaels and Giveaway

We are happy to have author Jess Michaels at Smexy today. Jess is celebrating the release of Beauty and the Earl….

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Jess Michaels

jp_08Hi everyone and a big thanks to Mandi for allowing me to hang out today here at Smexy Books. I’m a very large fan of the smexy stuff and always have been, so I feel like I’m amongst my people here. The cool thing is that as an author, I get to write as much of the…

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Billionaire Giveaway! (not money - but books and chocolate!)

Billionaire Giveaway! (not money – but books and chocolate!)

I don’t have a billion dollars to giveaway. Sorry y’all! But I do have books featuring billionaire heroes and godiva chocolate. That’s a good compromise, yes?

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Included in this gift basket:

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Estranged from his adoptive father, Sage Lassiter earned his own billions. But when J.D. Lassiter leaves a fortune to his private nurse in his will and cheats his own daughter of her rightful…

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Review: The Opposite of Nothing by Shari Slade

Review: The Opposite of Nothing by Shari Slade

theoppnothingThe Opposite of Nothing by Shari Slade
New Adult
Released: March 20, 2014
Self Published

Reviewed by Mandi

Callie is in college and on the side works as a DJ for the local campus radio station. We learn she had a really bad childhood and she struggles with friendships. People made fun of her, threw trash at her – she is a social pariah. Even in college she has trouble making friends. She feels…

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