4.5 Stars (LOVED IT)

Buns ~ A Review

REVIEW – BUNS by ALICE CLAYTON

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A deliciously sticky yet sweet romance that will leave you utterly satisfied.

Clara and Archie but heads almost instantly in this book. She’s out to makeover his family’s hotel and he is dead set against change. What ensues is some funny witty banter back and forth and some hilarious yet awkward moments. Both of them are stubborn and determined to get their way and as they work closely together they can’t help the physical attraction that is there.

Their pasts made my heart go soft and I thought how if these two could just get it together they would be sooo great. I was definitely rooting for them and loved some of the secrets moments that we get to see. Will they figure it out? Or will they let their stubbornness get in the way.

Only one way to find out and that’s to read this book. It will have you giggling, swooning and melting from all the sticky sweet and messy that is Clara and Archie’s story.

A solid 4.5 stars for me and I definitely look forward to more from Alice Clayton

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Clara Morgan is living the dream, if you can call rebranding hotels that are desperate for a new life and running any kind of marathon a dream. Which she does. But the career she loves and the endurance races that keep her adrenaline pumping have kept her too busy to put down any roots. Growing up in foster care, she’s never been able to establish traditions of her own, which may be why she’s fascinated by the rituals that generations-old family resorts are known for. She’s especially interested in the Bryant Mountain House, and not just for their secret recipe for the yummy, gooey, can’t-get-enough-of Hot Cross Buns….

Archie Bryant, the man with the Buns, is fifth generation and one-day-owner of the charming yet run-down Bryant Mountain House in Bailey Falls, New York. He’s determined to save his family’s legacy from the wrecking ball the old-fashioned way—by gritting his teeth and doing what needs to be done. There’s no way Archie will be influenced by the new hotel branding expert his father brought in to turn one hundred and fifty years of tradition on its head just to attract a faster, younger, slicker crowd. But when some of Clara’s ideas start bringing in new, paying customers, Archie can’t deny that she may have just given him a shot at keeping his resort open.

It’s sticky, it’s messy, it’s sweet, it’s Buns.

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4.5 Stars (LOVED IT)

Worship Me ~ A Review

REVIEW – WORSHIP ME by CHELLE BLISS

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The Gallos are back and this one features Izzy.

Izzy I’ve loved her from the get go she’s feisty and can hold her own. Jane was protective while at time such an alpha in the bedroom and that was so hot. They are the perfect pair so in sync with each other they are a team.

This book has some steamy moments as the two of them work so well to balance their lives. Of course we see the rest of the Gallos and it wouldn’t be a book without them.

Some light moments in this book as whenever this family gets together there are sure to be some laughs. I absolutely enjoyed this book.

The Men of Inked series has something for everyone and you can’t help but fall for the characters.

A solid 4.5 stars.

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James Caldo needs to control everything in his life, even his wife, Izzy Gallo. But she’s headstrong and has a need to test her husband’s limits as much as he pushes hers.

When a case at ALFA Private Investigation takes a dark turn, James is forced to get Izzy involved in an undercover sting, and the assignment will test her sexual boundaries as well as the very foundation of their relationship.

Can Izzy hold her tongue long enough to keep them both safe? Or will her unwillingness to fully submit draw the eye of the very man they’re after?

4.5 Stars (LOVED IT)

Twist ~ A Review

REVIEW – TWIST by KYLIE SCOTT

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I absolutely enjoyed this story. Right off the bat, the opening scene had me thinking uh oh this could get interesting.

I sort of loved that when they meet face to face there is a bit of drama in the fact that Joe wasn’t honest with her. This was a story for me about falling for someone that you know on a personal level. Their connection is there but the dishonesty has put a huge damper in what would have started out wonderfully. This book has some banter back and forth that had me giggling and smiling a bit.

Alex I instantly liked her, she was extremely guarded and not so much a people person and took a chance. While it backfired on her initially I think the outcome was worth it and her and Joe were meant to be.

Joe I loved him, selfless and always doing everything for others. Always thinking he wasn’t good enough and that irked me a little because I FREAKING loved him from the get go.

When these two get together OH MY the Sexy time was HAWT, but they were also extremely cute and adorable with each other which made me love them that much more. Of course there are some obstacles that get in the way, including themselves and it made me want to shake both of them at certain points. GAH !!!!

This book gave me some feels, had me smiling, and had my heart racing a bit. I absolutely enjoyed it.

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When his younger brother loses interest in online dating, hot, bearded, bartender extraordinaire, Joe Collins, only intends to log into his account and shut it down. Until he reads about her.

Alex Parks is funny, friendly, and pretty much everything he’s been looking for in a woman. And in no time at all they’re emailing up a storm, telling each other their deepest darkest secrets… apart from the one that really matters.

And when it comes to love, serving it straight up works better than with a twist.

4.5 Stars (LOVED IT)

Damaged Locke ~ A Review

REVIEW – DAMAGED LOCKE by VICTORIA ASHLEY & JENIKA SNOW

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I powered my way through this book in a matter of hours. From the first scene you instantly know these Locke Brothers are not to be fucked with. They don’t care what others think, they take matters into their own hands and they are all Alpha, broody, menacing and dangerously sexy.

The chemistry between Aston and Kadence is instant, scorching and wicked good. Fuck what is conventional and just dive in head first, lust filled and balls deep. Throw caution to the wind and go with what your body tells you. That’s how I felt about the relationship between these two. They were the perfect fit to be honest and complimented each other so well. Kadence really understood Aston in a way that no one else seemed to, while everyone writes him off she sees the real him. 

This is a jump right in kind of a book and it was over before I knew it. All I did at the end was kept hitting my screen because I want more. I want more from these brothers. I want to know more about them. I want to find out more about their past. I just want more.

This is a fast paced quick read full of Alphas, danger, insta chemistry and three brothers who you will want to know more about.

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Aston Locke
Whispers of the Locke brothers fill the town, facts and reality twisted to fit what these motherfuckers believe they know about us.
That we’re sadistic bastards, incapable of any real emotions or fear.
Maybe they’re not wrong about that.
That is, until I set my sights on Kadence King, getting just as drawn to her as I am the darkness. It’s the first time I’ve felt anything in a long time.
But would she really be scared knowing the depth, the lengths I go with my brothers to make any fucker who crosses us pay?
I need a woman who can accept me for who I am.
For what I am.
I’m hoping like hell it’s her, because I want nothing more than to claim her as mine…

Kadence King
I know Aston’s dangerous, know people fear him. But I want him. I’m drawn to him, just as he’s drawn to the darkness.
I should be afraid of him, should turn the other way, but I can’t. I’ve gone mad and let him in my room, in my life, allowing him to consume me.
He possesses me, dominates me. Aston Locke shows me what it means to want to be claimed by him and only him.
And when he tells me I’M HIS, I have no doubt that’s the truth.
Because in the end it’s what I want too.
No matter how dangerous he is…

This book will release April 17th
4.5 Stars (LOVED IT)

The Playmate ~ A Review

REVIEW – THE PLAYMATE by KENDALL RYAN

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The Play Mate was a quick and delicious read !!! I loved the characters and the storyline.

Evie is on a mission and that mission is her brother’s best friend Smith. She’s determined to bed him and goes to quite the length to do so. Smith doesn’t want to think of Evie in that way but can’t seem to help himself. Evie’s attempt to seduce Smith goes tits up and instantly I thought OH SHIT hold your head up high girl.

These two have some steamy chemistry an undeniable attraction that grows as the book goes along to the point where the book itself my combust. There are some risky moments where you think they might get caught by Evie’s brother and that will have you on the edge of your seat as well as fanning yourself a little just from the thought of it.

I could stop reading desperately wanting these two to figure out whether or not they would give into their obvious attraction to one another as well as wanting them to end up together. Kendall Ryan definitely delivers on a steamy romance that will leave you panting a bit and smiling a whole lot.

I continue to love this series and will keep reading more books from it. One of the other things I love is that each book is a complete standalone so you truly get something different with each one.

My Rating ~ 4.5 Stars

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His best friend’s little sister is all grown up … and ready to play in a whole new way.

Smith Hamilton has it all—he’s smart, good-looking and loaded. But he remembers a time when he had nothing and no one, so he’s not about to mess up, especially with his best friend’s little sister. That means keeping Evie at arm’s length … even though the once pesky little girl is now a buxom bombshell. A sexy blonde who pushes his self-control to the limit the night she crawls into bed with him.

Evie Reed knows she’s blessed—with an exclusive education, a family who loves her, and a new job managing social media for her family’s lingerie company. But she wants more, like a reason to wear the sexy lingerie herself. She has just the man in mind to help with that. She’s crushed on Smith forever. Surely tricking her way into his bed will force him to see her in a new, adult way.

Except that when Evie’s plan leads to disaster, she and Smith must decide—ignore the attraction sizzling between them, or become play mates and risk it all.

Don’t miss this sexy friends-to-lovers romp—get your copy of The Play Mate today!

4.5 Stars (LOVED IT)

Bossed by Sloane Howell

REVIEW – BOSSED by SLOANE HOWELL

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Loved this book !!!! This was a fantastic quick an easy read for me. I literally devoured it in a matter of hours. From the get go I was hooked.

Jenny is rushing to an interview and runs into this arrogant, cocky asshole. Some banter and quick witted comebacks and spewed at each other and they go their separate ways. She makes it to her interview and sure enough that cocky asshole she has the run in with turns out to be her new boss.

First, let’s start off by saying I love asshole characters, Ethan was moody, broody and sometimes deserved to be punched in the junk. Jenny was just the person to do that and it made for such an entertaining read. Between their verbal sparring and the sexual tension that was off the charts in this book we also had some very heart warming moments knowing why Jenny chose to work there.

Ethan will surprise you with his sweet secretive ways. When they do drop the gloves so to speak it ends up being a whole lotta HOT STEAMY MOMENTS that will have you thinking they will burn that office building down. I mean DAYUMMMM !!!!

There are also some secondary characters in this that I absolutely loved. Ethan’s best friend Matt was hilarious at times, and completely awesome as was Jenny’s best friend Kelsey. They both had me chuckling at times and provided some FUNNY AS HELL moments.

This story flowed from beginning to end for me. Funny in the right moments, tragic and sweet in others and had characters that you found yourself invested in from beginning to end. I would definitely recommend this to those looking for something that will have you hooked from the beginning to the very end.

I truly hope that we see a book about Matt and Kelsey. Hopefully together.
A 4.5 Star Read for me.

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He’s the boss. But she’s ready to take charge.

In this provocative and sexy* office romance, a cheeky new hire tempts a hotshot sports agent to mix business with pleasure.

Jenny: Job interviews are a bitch under the best of circumstances, but when your potential boss is the world’s biggest prick, that’s when you should simply walk away. It’s just that I need this job so badly—and I’m mesmerized by Ethan Mason’s piercing gaze. Men like him aren’t supposed to exist in real life. But under the tailored suits and GQ looks, Ethan simmers with barely restrained ambition. And no matter how hard I work to fight the attraction, I’m going to get burned.

Ethan: You don’t become a top agent without learning how to close a deal. I always get what—or who—I want, by staying cool and in command. Then Jenny Jackson walks into my office with her lush curves and “screw you” attitude and blows away my intentions of keeping things professional. All I can think about is exploring the perfect body hidden beneath those conservative clothes or shutting her saucy mouth with one hot kiss. Jenny’s worth breaking the rules over—if I can convince her to break the rules for me.

Bossed releases on March 28th and is currently available for preorder
4.5 Stars (LOVED IT)

POPPY’S ANTHEM by S. JACKSON RIVERA

REVIEW – POPPY’S ANTHEM by S. JACKSON RIVERA

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My Rating – 5 Stars

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Poppy’s anthem was a great engaging and “Wild” ride to say the least.

Poppy and Wild’s first encounter is in elevator which gets stuck. He’s a rock star and she’s a bookworm with no clue as to who he is. They have a moment in an elevator that will stay with them for years to come.

Fast forward several years later, Poppy is now an author and he is still that famous Rock Star but his life is spiralling out of a control. They’ve always held onto the memory of one another and when they figure out they’ve found each other again they have one night of love, lust and passion and end up married.

My heart literally said OH MY FUCK several times over while reading this book. You will get caught up and so invested in them both. At times I wanted to kill Wild or at the very least slap the shit out of him. I mean COME ON, he will drive you mad a bit with how things unfold wanting him to get his head out of his ass. As I continued to read and figure out why Wild was on such a destructive path my heart literally also ached for him.

Poppy she was sooo strong and really was just what he needed. She supported when she had to but also showed tough love when it was necessary. Things will eventually also take a turn with these two and have you saying OH MA GAWD !!!!

This book will take you on a rollercoaster of emotions as well as suspense that you might not see coming.

A solid 4.5 that I would definitely consider rereading again.

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“I’m not an addict!” Rock legend, Wild’s life is falling apart. The problem with fame and fortune is that you can’t trust anyone. Everyone wants a piece of him. They’re all stalkers! He fantasizes about finding his Elevator Girl—that kiss! He’d love to run into her again, but he didn’t even get her name . . . life is full of regrets.
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Living a life so immersed in the world of reading and writing romance can be dangerous for a young woman, like the night Poppy Talbot allowed herself to believe in the happy endings all those romance novels promise. Her First Kiss, the guy she’s been dreaming about for seven years, amazingly stumbles into her life again, proving that fantasies can come true . . . but fantasies don’t break your heart.