Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Waiting On Wednesday ~ 1/24/18


This is our version of Waiting on Wednesday but with more cuddles, books we can't wait to cuddle for various reasons.

What are we waiting on this week?  THIS!


Obsidio (The Illuminae Files, #3)Kady, Ezra, Hanna, and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks on Heimdall station and now find themselves crammed with 2,000 refugees on the container ship, Mao. With the jump station destroyed and their resources scarce, the only option is to return to Kerenza—but who knows what they'll find seven months after the invasion?

Meanwhile, Kady's cousin, Asha, survived the initial BeiTech assault and has joined Kerenza's ragtag underground resistance. When Rhys—an old flame from Asha's past—reappears on Kerenza, the two find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict.

With time running out, a final battle will be waged on land and in space, heros will fall, and hearts will be broken.


Releases March 13th, 2018!

Why am I waiting? Because this series is AMAZING. Honestly. I read the first two books earlier this month and they both literally took over my entire life while I was reading them. I could not put them down. I couldn't stop thinking about them. It was the absolute BEST. Now I am just over here impatiently waiting for this beautiful book 3 to get into my hands (and then crush me, I'm sure. Heh.).


That's what we're waiting on this week! What do you think? What are you waiting on? Leave us a comment and link us up!

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Stuck In Books Featured Releases & Giveaway





From Avon...


When love drives you crazy . . .

When sexy Joe Malone never calls after their explosive kiss, Kylie shoves him out of her mind. Until she needs a favor, and it’s a doozy. Something precious to her has been stolen and there’s only one person with unique finder-and-fixer skills that can help—Joe. It means swallowing her pride and somehow trying to avoid the temptation to throttle him—or seduce him.

the best thing to do . . .

No, Joe didn’t call after the kiss. He’s the fun time guy, not the forever guy. And Kylie, after all she’s been through, deserves a good man who will stay. But everything about Kylie makes it damned hard to focus, and though his brain knows what he has to do, his heart isn’t getting the memo.

… is enjoy the ride.

As Kylie and Joe go on the scavenger hunt of their lives, they discover surprising things about each other. Now, the best way for them to get over “that kiss” might just be to replace it with a hundred more.






From Forever...


Shayla Perkins isn’t the kind of girl who makes the same mistake twice, especially when it comes to Sean “Stitch” Molina. So when he gives her the world’s biggest rejection, that’s it—she’s done. Until the sexy, silent, unavailable Sean makes Shay a very personal offer. Of course, it still doesn’t mean he’s interested in her. Or does it?

Sean has done things in life. Bad things. And he’s paid the price. All he wants now is to make up for his past by doing good in the present. And no one deserves more good than Shay. Beautiful on the inside and out, Shay is the kind of woman who should be cared for and protected—especially from a man like Sean. He’s tried to keep his feelings for her in check, but a single, reckless impulse pulls them closer than ever before.

Soon the two are sharing their biggest dreams and satisfying their deepest desires. But what will happen if the only way to truly give one another want they want most . . . is to let each other go?













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Celebrating 7 Years Stuck In Books Giveaway ~ Day 23




January is Stuck In Books time to CELEBRATE!

It's been 7 years Stuck In Books!

And we celebrate with giveaways!

Visit everyday for a new one!!

Here's today's magic!



From Val



The majestic and haunting beauty of the Italian Alps is the setting of the first meeting of Enza, a practical beauty, and Ciro, a strapping mountain boy, who meet as teenagers, despite growing up in villages just a few miles apart. At the turn of the last century, when Ciro catches the local priest in a scandal, he is banished from his village and sent to hide in America as an apprentice to a shoemaker in Little Italy. Without explanation, he leaves a bereft Enza behind. Soon, Enza's family faces disaster and she, too, is forced to go to America with her father to secure their future.

Unbeknownst to one another, they both build fledgling lives in America, Ciro masters shoemaking and Enza takes a factory job in Hoboken until fate intervenes and reunites them. But it is too late: Ciro has volunteered to serve in World War I and Enza, determined to forge a life without him, begins her impressive career as a seamstress at the Metropolitan Opera House that will sweep her into the glamorous salons of Manhattan and into the life of the international singing sensation, Enrico Caruso.

From the stately mansions of Carnegie Hill, to the cobblestone streets of Little Italy, over the perilous cliffs of northern Italy, to the white-capped lakes of northern Minnesota, these star-crossed lovers meet and separate, until, finally, the power of their love changes both of their lives forever.

Lush and evocative, told in tantalizing detail and enriched with lovable, unforgettable characters, The Shoemaker's Wife is a portrait of the times, the places and the people who defined the immigrant experience, claiming their portion of the American dream with ambition and resolve, cutting it to fit their needs like the finest Italian silk.

This riveting historical epic of love and family, war and loss, risk and destiny is the novel Adriana Trigiani was born to write, one inspired by her own family history and the love of tradition that has propelled her body of bestselling novels to international acclaim. Like Lucia, Lucia, The Shoemaker's Wife defines an era with clarity and splendor, with operatic scope and a vivid cast of characters who will live on in the imaginations of readers for years to come.







The New York Times bestselling author of the Undead Novels takes on reincarnation in this unforgettable Insighter Novel about the pitfalls in past—and love—lives…

Leah Nazir lives in a world where the past can and will come back to bite you in the ass. No, not teething ghosts—reincarnation! As an Insighter, it’s Leah’s job to delve into the murky and (often) deadly former lives of her patients. And she knows a thing or two about danger after killing her mother’s murderer with the help of new beau, Archer Drake.

Isn’t he the best?

Now, it’s time to take their relationship to the next level, but not in any way Leah could have predicted. She and Archer head to Chicago to meet his parents—and try to figure out why Archer’s dad killed his brother decades ago. When someone tries to sabotage their investigation, Leah must decide if the Drake family past is a deal breaker…






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Teaser Tuesday ~ 1/23/18

This is a weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading.



To participate you:
* Grab your current read
* BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS!
(Make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
* Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!



She's ready for the ride of her life . . .

Lauren Grahame is looking to reinvent herself. After leaving her cheating husband, Lauren moves to Carnal, Colorado, and gets a job as a waitress in a biker bar called Bubba's. It's a nothing job in a nowhere joint . . . until Tatum Jackson walks in. Lauren has never seen a man with such good looks, muscles, and attitude. But when he insults her, Lauren doesn't want anything to do with him. Too bad for Lauren he's also the bar's part owner and bartender.

When the rough-around-the-edges Tate meets the high-class Lauren, he thinks she won't fit in at Bubba's. Yet there's more to Lauren than meets the eye, and Tate soon sets his mind on claiming her as his own. Before long, the desire burning between them is heating up the cold mountain air. But when violence strikes the town, Tate must reveal a dark secret to Lauren-one that may put an end to their sweet dreams.



Teaser...


His eyes followed my hand, then roamed my head before they came back to mine.  "You tamed your hair."
He would comment on my hair.
"Uh...yeah," I muttered realizing I felt self-conscious and even shy.  Why, I had no early clue, I just was.
"Why?" he asked.
"Why?" I repeated.
"Yeah, Ace," he said coming into the closet. "Why?"
As he got close, I tipped my head back to look at him.  "It was a rat's nest."
His hand came up, his fingers sliding into the wet hair at the side of my head then through it, down the length pulling it over my shoulder.  The tips of his fingers fiddled with the ends of my hair at my breast as he watched, then his gaze came to my face.
"It was you," he stated.
"Me?" I asked.
He got closer.  "Yeah, babe, you."  His fingers left my hair so his hand could go to where my head met my neck and he tilted my head back farther with the pad of his thumb against the underside of my jaw, doing this while his other hand came to rest at my waist.  "Wild," he said softly.  "Hot.  I liked it."  

This was the cutest scene.  Loved it. 


That's our teaser for this week! What do you think? Do you have a teaser to share? Leave us a comment and link us up!

Monday, January 22, 2018

Until You're Mine by Cindi Madsen ~ Now Available & Review

We're celebrating the release of UNTIL YOU'RE MINE by Cindi Madsen! One-Click your copy today!



Title: Until You're Mine
Author: Cindi Madsen 
Age: NA
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Publisher: Entangled
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Blurb:
This fighter is about to meet his match...

You might’ve heard of me, Shane Knox, the guy who rose quickly through the MMA fighter ranks, only to crash just as fast. No one cares about personal reasons when it comes to losing fights and money. I’m determined to get back to where I was. For you to hear my name again. I’ve finally convinced the owner of Team Domination to take a chance and get me back in fighting—and winning—shape. What I didn’t bargain for is the guy’s spitfire of a daughter. Factor in her two professional-fighter brothers who are acting as my coaches and the fact that my career hangs in the balance, and Brooklyn’s the last girl I should be fantasizing about.

The closer we get, the more I want Brooklyn. The stakes are high, and I know there’s a big chance of both of us getting hurt, but I won’t stop until she’s mine.









About the Author:

USA Today Bestselling author Cindi Madsen sits at her computer every chance she gets, plotting, revising, and falling in love with her characters. Sometimes it makes her a crazy person. Without it, she'd be even crazier. She has way too many shoes but can always find a reason to buy a new pretty pair, especially if they're sparkly, colorful, or super tall. She loves music, dancing, and wishes summer lasted all year long. She lives in Colorado (where summer is most definitely NOT all year long) with her husband and three children.

Visit her at www.cindimadsen.com, where you can sign up for her newsletter and learn about upcoming releases.

Cindi is the author of YA books All the Broken Pieces, Cipher, Rift, Resolution, and Demons of the Sun, and adult romances Falling for Her Fiancé, Act Like You Love Me, Resisting the Hero, Cinderella Screwed Me Over and Ready to Wed.



Received eBook copy in exchange for a fair and honest review. 

I've always enjoyed this author and was so excited to read this new book of hers.  MMA fighter?  Yes please.  And I wasn't disappointed.


Before I say more, let me say that there is a boyfriend in this book.  A boyfriend that is far away and unimportant.  A boyfriend that brings some guilt but didn't cause my highly sensitive cheating alarm to go off at all.  So you're warned to not even worry about it.


I"m a very moody reader.  I've been on a serious paranormal binge and was hoping I'd get into this one but I shouldn't have worried.  I was so wrapped up in these pages that I never even considered putting it down.  I just devoured it.


I love the characters.  Shane grew up rough and in foster care.  He never really had a home until he landed in Tammy's house.  She became mom.  She directed him to a gym.  She unconditionally cared for him.  His 15 year old pain in the a$$ behind didn't make that easy either.  So when she got got sick, he put his career on hold to take care of her.  I love this guy.  Now he's trying to make it again in the MMA world.  Seems there's lots stacked against him.


Brooklyn has fallen for a fighter before.  Not making that mistake again.  She's an artist but her family needs her to fix the mess that is the books at the gym.  So she's home to help for the summer.  She won't be staying.  And she has a boyfriend.  She won't be letting the sexy fighter distract her.  It would never work anyway.  Yeah, keep selling girl and maybe you'll figure out it's a load.


The writing is great.  I was so convinced there was no hope.  My emotions sensitive about them and I just wanted a solution.  I love it when an author has me this involved with the characters.  I didn't want to put it down until I knew if things would work out for them.


The temperature is sizzling between these two and they are insatiable.  Plan on some serious sexy times with these two.  I wish I could explain how I felt about the time they spend together.  There's lots of it and it's yummy.  I guess I can say that I loved how the angst was handled.  It wasn't what I was expecting (in a good way) and I was just so pleased about how it all unfolded.  Well done.


This is a quick, yummy read that will satisfy your romance loving heart.  Don't miss the chance to devour it. 






                                             










Celebrating 7 Years Stuck In Books Giveaway ~ Day 22





January is Stuck In Books time to CELEBRATE!

It's been 7 years Stuck In Books!

And we celebrate with giveaways!

Visit everyday for a new one!!

Here's today's magic!



From Val




The Never Never book is SIGNED
Both books go to 1 winner!



Best friends since they could walk. In love since the age of fourteen.

Complete strangers since this morning.

He'll do anything to remember. She'll do anything to forget. 





It's Ella's senior year of high school and she and her best friend Linds plan to make it the best year ever. At Brock Cochran's end of summer pool party, the girls vow to have as much fun as possible before they head off to different colleges next fall. But when Ella is mysteriously attacked on her way home from the party, everything changes. Ella's carefree senior year plans disintegrate as she finds herself at the center of an attempted murder investigation.

Ella tries to move on, but her attacker isn't done yet. He shows himself in the form of horrifying signs and symbols: a clown mask strewn on her bed, a dead bird in her backpack, a shadow moving past her window in the night. And as the weeks pass, it turns out that Ella isn't the only one being tormented.

With the help of an old flame, Jensen Carver, and her friends and family, Ella tries to attain some sense of normalcy, but she can't seem to shake the feeling that there's a dark pattern hidden in the killer's every move. Suddenly, even those in her innermost circle seem suspicious. In her seemingly safe West Virginia town, Ella starts to wonder who she can trust.






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Sunday, January 21, 2018

Celebrating 7 Years Stuck In Books Giveaway ~ Day 21





January is Stuck In Books time to CELEBRATE!

It's been 7 years Stuck In Books!

And we celebrate with giveaways!

Visit everyday for a new one!!

Here's today's magic!



From Val




Both are SIGNED
One winner takes both books!


The Colton Points of View Collection
From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author K. Bromberg comes a companion novella to the Driven Trilogy (Driven, Fueled, and Crashed). This novella is a compilation of reader requested scenes from the series retold through the eyes of Colton Donavan.

Colton Donavan lived life in the fast lane, but it took Rylee Thomas to teach him what racing was all about.

Arrogant
Rogue
Broken
Conceited
Dirty-Talking
Rebel
Egomaniacal
Voodooed
Bent
Reckless

You think you know me?

Think again.







The Bridge Series Adult Coloring Book is inspired by #1 New York Times bestselling author Meredith Wild s contemporary romance series. The 48 unique designs illustrate some of Meredith s favorite scenes, quotable quotes, and beloved characters from On My Knees, Into the Fire, and Over the Edge. Bring New York City and many of your favorite Bridge Series scenes and characters like Cameron, Maya, Darren, Vanessa, Will, Ian, Olivia to life!"







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