Until Sunrise by Sarah O’Rourke

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Until Sunrise by: Sarah O’Rourke

Part of Aurora Rose Reynolds’ Happily Ever Alpha Kindle World

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Release Date: April 3rd, 2018

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Michelle Buchanan wasn’t looking for the perfect man to fill her life.  She’d settle for Mr. Right Now to fill the empty spot in her bed – just someone that could help her with the little problem of her lingering virginity.  But when Luka Templeton invaded her blind date and suddenly begins taking over her every waking thought, she realizes that she is in way too deep with the confident alpha male currently wreaking havoc on her life.

 

Join us on this romantic comedy romp as Chelle and Luka find their way to happily ever after!

                                                                        
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Michelle meets Luka while waiting on a blind date to show up.  And for him it was an instant attraction and he knew she was the one.  Michelle needed more time.  She grew up with a mom and grandmother who basically told her men were terrible.  She was not into getting into a relationship with Luka.

We get to read this is dual POV and I loved seeing how confident Luka is when it came to Michelle and his feelings.  Hearing about his parents made you understand his willingness to go quickly in their relationship.  His parents are amazing.  Then you have Michelle’s best friend Ashlyn.  Michelle soon learns she is in deeper then she ever could have thought.

Overall this is a fun quick read and while their relationship moves fast, it isn’t overly rushed (yes that seems weird) and it flows nicely.

 

 

  1. How did the two of you begin writing together?

 

We met in an online writing group, found out that we were writing similar type stories and plotlines, and soon became fast friends!   After a few months, we started beta reading for each other, and that soon morphed into “Ummmm, just help me out with this one paragraph, ‘kay?”    Needless to say, it grew into much more than just a paragraph or two when we started writing whole stories together. That was over 9 years ago…and wow!  Life has surely changed so much during that time. We call ourselves Crazy One and Crazy Two — for VERY obvious reasons!

 

      2.  Where did the concept for Until Sunrise come from?

 

Until Sunrise is based in the Happily Ever Alpha Kindle World (Aurora Rose Reynolds.)  Our characters were very briefly mentioned in ARR’s book Until Ashlyn. We had the great pleasure of giving a romantic (and funny!) backstory to Michelle and Luke that we hope does justice to ARR’s amazing world!

 

      3. What is your favourite type of book to read?  

 

Romance.  Romance. And MORE Romance!!!

 

      4. Out of all the books you’ve written, do you have a favourite?  

 

Oh, we’re not supposed to have favorites, right?  Well, don’t tell the other little book children, but we are both exceedingly fond of Man of Honor.   Zeke is the ultimate hero that we just love to pieces!

       5. What is your writing process?

 

Our process usually starts with a few glasses of wine and a 4-hour phone call.Crazy One usually  has some wild-ass idea for an off-the-wall story, so we start with 30 minutes of Crazy Two trying to talk Crazy One out of the latest adventure. It seldom works. Then, Crazy Two resigns herself to 4-6 months of writing hell. (FYI: In case you’re wondering, Crazy Two knows the battle has been lost when Crazy One lets out a war cry of “Bitch, let’s do this thing!”)

 

At the beginning, we usually talk and talk and talk about plotlines, settings, characters, etc. before the first word is written. Do NOT underestimate the amount of talking that we do. We then make sure that all of our crazy meds are filled and available at a moment’s notice. Then Crazy One will start writing – and after an inordinate amount of bitching, whining, and complaining, she sends the chapters to Crazy Two for review. Crazy Two then drinks a few bottles of wine, puts on her football helmet, and goes to battle with Crazy One over any changes. This can get bloody.

 

When the book is finished, Crazy Two then edits and rewrites…and sends it back to Crazy One, who has her Momma and the Crazy Crew Street Team read it while simultaneously yelling about the ridiculous and wicked cuts that were made to her precious manuscript. Momma, who obviously was a Grammar Nazi in a previous life, then lectures both Crazies on their lack of knowledge concerning basic English language structure. (Ignore Momma…she’s a little bitter about all those dollars spent on Crazy One’s college education. Hi, Momma!)

 

In the end, Crazy Two prepares the covers (which usually sends Crazy One into hiding because Crazy Two becomes slightly psychotic during design time. It’s not her fault…no one appreciates how much she SUFFERS for her art!)  Then we publish the book and pray. And drink. A lot. There ya go! Does that sound confusing? Imagine how we feel!

 

    6. If you could meet one author, who would it be and why?

 

Well, we’ve been blessed to meet so maaaaany of our idols recently. BUT…if we were able to turn back the clock, we’d want to meet Margaret Mitchell…hands down.  In our opinion, that woman wrote the best alpha male ever to grace the pages of a book. We would love to just have 5 tiny, short minutes with her to pick her brain and find out what motivated her to write Gone With the Wind and how she managed to develop such amazing characters!  (And we’re both born and raised in the South…)

    7. Where does your inspiration come from?

 

There’s an old saying that recommends that you “Write what you know.”  We’ve taken that to heart, and most of our books are set in the South (southern United States) and are about Southern belles and their kick-ass alphas.  Since both of us were born and raised in the South, we’re pretty well-versed in how romance works down here, and we often find ourselves including scenes or dialogue that we have heard or actually said!

 

    8. What are your favourite things about signings?  Do you get nervous at them?

 

Oh, Crazy One is our signing guru.  She loves to interact with our current readers and meet new readers!  Signings are also a time for to be fangirls and get to meet the other authors that we love and admire!

 

    9. What inspired you to become writers?

 

We each started for different reasons but ALMOST at the same time.  Crazy One started writing in order to deal with her husband’s military deployment.  Crazy Two began writing in order to relax from work issues.

 

    10. What are your next upcoming releases?  

 

We’re currently working on Copy Cat, which will be a companion story to our paranormal shifter romance Cat Scratch Fever.  Then, we’ll be working on Maggie and Ice’s story (from our Passion in Paradise series.) We’re not quite sure on the title yet, but we do have it narrowed down to two choices! That’s progress for us!

 

 

No Excuses (Your Momma Raised You Better Than That) – Meghan Trainor

Perfect – Ed Sheeran

I Feel a Sin Coming On – Pistol Annies

Whatever It Takes – Imagine Dragon

What Lovers Do – Maroon 5

Heart in Your Hand – Plant and Page

Do You Want to Know a Secret – The Beatles

She’s with Me – High Valley

Marry Me – Thomas Rhett

 

 

Michelle Buchanan – a younger Rachel McAdams
Luka Templeton – Joe Manganiello
Ashlyn Mayson – Kate Hudson
Amelia Templeton – Diane Keaton
Ed Templeton  – Tommy Lee Jones
Alan Sandfeldt –  Jack McBrayer

 

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Sarah O’Rourke is actually TWO besties who live three states apart and write at all hours of the day and night! Born and raised in the Southern United States, they are overly attached to their one-click accounts, can’t make it through the day without copious doses of caffeine, and spend way too much time on the phone with each other.

 

Between them, they have four children and twenty-plus years of marriage…one to a retired super soldier and the other to egomaniac engineer. They hate empty chocolate wrappers and writer’s block, love to talk to readers…and oh, by the way, they write about strong, kick-ass women and hot alpha heroes!

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The Consequence of Rejection by Rachel Van Dyken Blog Tour

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The Consequence of Rejection by Rachel Van Dyken
Publication Date: March 26th, 2018
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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You know the universe is trying to tell you something when you get struck by lightning, but only after getting hit on by the elderly, almost getting run over by a semi, and running into the one who got away.
Why do they say it like that anyway?
Like I accidentally lost her when she was the one that got in the car with my best friend and left me.
The day after I proposed.
We were eighteen.
I wanted forever.
She didn’t.
It’s been ten years.
I tried to move on, tried to get married, had that same wedding crashed by my now best friend who says the only way for me to stop pissing off the universe, is to gain closure with the one woman I can’t forget.
So I do it.
I embark on a journey down memory lane that not only lands me in prison but on the receiving end of a fist fight in front of the entire town, this naturally happens after drunken pool sex, climbing the same girl’s window, and getting threatened at gunpoint by her father.
To say the universe is trying to tell me something anything, is a giant understatement.
I just hope I survive the message.
And then, I hope I survive her—again.

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“Be the bigger man, even if it means you look like a complete tool. I’ve been the bigger man all my life. Now look at me… total tool, but alas, I got the girl.” –Max Emory’s Guide to Dating and Other Important Life Lessons.–

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I have not read the other books in this series so this can be read as a standalone BUT…I did not like Max at all, and I wonder if I read his book if I would enjoy him more. Jason seemed more annoyed by him then anything else in this book also. But putting that aside….

10 years, 10 years have passed since Maddy and Jason were together and she walked out on him. 10 years of him still brooding and of course seeing her brings back all the anger. And I honestly understand his anger, he never got closure…she is the one who left him. She didn’t even give him ANYTHING….but he also needs to let it go.

I love that they both consider the other, the one who got away, the love of their life, etc…and yet, both are stubborn and won’t fully put themselves out there. But can you change things? Can you make it a future you want with someone else? I think the biggest issue, is can Maddy and Jason get on the same page and communication. I did love them going through their past to try to get closure, and yet, do we really think that could work.

This is a pretty fast paced rom-com that will have you laughing out loud at times. It will also make you want to punch people and also want to hug some. This is a great group of characters and I love the group scenes as well as Maddy and Jason scenes alone. You will love this second chance 10 year in the making romance.

 

I Need by Ella Fox

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Series: Enamorado Book 3 
Author: Ella Fox
Genre: Contemporary (standalone)
Release Date: March 18, 2018


She’s single and not ready to mingle.

After the end of a months-long relationship with Mr. All Wrong, Emery Bellerose isn’t looking for love. In fact, it’s the farthest thing from her mind.

With the paparazzi camped outside of her house she has no choice but to stay next door with the new neighbors. That’s when Emery meets the man who makes her feel things she never knew she could.

He’s alone and wants to keep it that way.

Four years ago Spanish heartthrob Rafael Cruz’s life crashed and burned in a way he’s never recovered from. With his ability to trust obliterated he vowed to stay single and unattached forever. 

But you know what they say about best-laid plans.

What’s supposed to be an uneventful family vacation in Malibu becomes a game changer thanks to Elvis, the meddling peacock no one realizes is playing matchmaker.




 

“You’ve already got one peacock, Emery—there is no need for another. What you need is a man.”

 

The intensity in his gaze heated my blood. I bit my lip as I cocked my head to the side. “Are you applying for the job?” I asked.
“I am,” he said. Sitting up straight, he leaned in closer and slid his hand behind my neck.
There was a rightness to the way he held me, something I’d never known could be felt between two people. His hand cupping the back of my neck gave me all of the feels— as did the sensation of his warm breath against my lips as he hovered above me. His eyes stayed locked on mine as he held still, and I realized he was waiting for me to give him the green light. I nodded once, my stomach fluttering at the relieved smile he gave before he kissed me.
Obviously I’d been kissed before, but when Rafael was the one doing it I realized I’d never been kissed well. I’d never felt more treasured than I did with one of his hands at the back of my neck while the other cupped my cheek. I raised my hands to his shoulders, sliding one around the back of his neck as he deepened the kiss. The first touch of his tongue against mine was electric, so much more than I’d ever known the act of kissing could feel like.
The heat and taste of him was so incredible that I couldn’t contain a moan as his tongue glided against mine. I shifted forward in an effort to be closer to him as my right hand trailed from his shoulder to his abdomen. The fingers on my left hand were busy running through his silky hair and still, I wanted more contact. I tried to get closer but without stopping the kiss, there was no way— and I damn sure wasn’t stopping. Either he sensed my frustration or he felt the same because the next thing I knew he’d dropped his hands to my waist. He lifted me up and into his lap like I weighed nothing, then groaned low in his throat as our upper bodies connected.



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This is the first book by this author I have read, so while it says book 3 this can definitely be read as a stand alone.  While I loved Rafe and Emery my favorite thing about this entire book is Elvis the peacock…he is just so much fun and I love him getting all excited.  Seems Elvis likes to play matchmaker on top of just being so fun.  I never knew a peacock could be such a fun character in the story.  And I will go back and read the other just to get more of him.
I love how much of a gentleman Rafe can be and yet he is also very alpha and take charge.  He is a dream man any woman could want.  While he went through a rough patch, I am glad he was over that before he met Emery though.
Emery’s return home was for me pretty funny even if the character herself wouldn’t agree.  She walked off her movie set to not look back.  I love the instant attraction Rafe and Em had for each other and the fact that neither could place what it was or why it happened.   It was like there was so much more to it then just their looks initially.
This is told in dual POV and you will laugh out loud often throughout this book.  If you like a good romance, with funny moments, and add in a loveable peacock and amazing family/friends this is definitely a book you would enjoy.

 

Paradise Found by Sarah O’Rourke

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Samantha “The Body” Dixon had once been a famous runway model who’d walked every catwalk from Paris to Milan and back again. When her career abruptly comes to a screeching halt, this leggy blonde sets out to prove she’s got a whole lot more to offer than just a pretty face and killer rack – especially when fate lands her back on her former fiancé’s radar.

Benjamin Atkins might have once been the most in demand photographer in the fashion industry, but times have changed, and he’d learned the hard way to value substance over style. Now, he’s built a new life doing what he loves in the beautiful town of Paradise, Tennessee. That is, until the woman he could never forget struts back into his life.

When these two ex-lovers reconnect after a bitter break-up, can they overcome their heartbreak and find a way back to their own personal paradise found?

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Ben shrugged negligently. “Can’t help it. It’s a really great ass. Always has been,” he complimented her easily as he eyed her body appreciatively.

It ought to be, Sami thought wryly as her body heated under the weight of his stare. She’d certainly worked hard enough to maintain it over the years. For all the good it had done her, she thought bitterly. Even after all the dieting and exercising, she’d still lost her modeling contract to a younger, shinier version of herself. Of course, that wasn’t Ben’s fault and being a bitch to him now wouldn’t get her job back. “Thanks,” she muttered, “It’s not quite as perky as it once was, but I try to keep it in shape.

“Trust me, babe, your ass is as gorgeous as it ever was,” Ben assured her with a playful wink.

God, was she imagining things or was he actually flirting with her? Mentally giving herself a sound slap on the back of her head, Sami knew she couldn’t let her thoughts wander in that direction. She needed to cut this painfully familiar banter off now. “That doesn’t answer my other question, Ben . Why are you following me?” she questioned impatiently as she stopped in the middle of the sidewalk and turned to face him.

“I’m following you because I think you and I have some things to discuss,” he answered evenly. “In fact, we’re long overdue on having a chat, don’t you? It’s time we hash some things out between us.”

Automatically shaking her head, Sami backed up a step, wholly unprepared to go down that road with Ben. “Uh, I don’t think that’s a good idea, Ben. I think we said everything we had to say to each other three years ago, didn’t we?” she asked before turning and resuming her walk down the street.

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Second chances do exist even if it is several years later.  Sami is SO SO stubborn and I just love her so.  She did what she thought was right to let Ben be happy.  Ben is VERY alpha male and you can’t help but love him also.  I don’t necessarily love how he got her to talk to him but at the same time her stubbornness was not going to let things happen easily.
This is told in dual POV and yet most of it is really just the two of them talking, etc…  In a way I wish we had more interactions with others…but this really is a book about forgiveness, second chances, true love and fighting for what you want.  Second chances don’t come around every day and neither Ben nor Sami would have guessed it was possible either and yet their love never faded even when apart.

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Between them, they have four children and twenty-five-plus years of marriage. They hate empty chocolate wrappers and writer’s block, love to talk to readers . . . and oh, by the way, they write about strong, kick-ass women and hot alpha heroes!

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Break the Ice by Piper Rayne Blog Tour

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Break the Ice, an all-new standalone and the conclusion to the hilarious Bedroom Games series from bestselling authors Piper Rayne is LIVE!

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The Winter Games are over, but the bedroom games are just beginning…

This is about the time I normally hang up my snowboard and chill for a while. Except this year. This year, I’m dealing with what fate dealt me at the Winter Games—nope, not gold. A broken leg.

Since I’m not close to my family, I head to my best friend, Skylar’s pad to recoup. Turns out having your gorgeous, single, sexy friend wait on you hand and foot can blur the lines between friendship and romance.

Which is exactly why I’ve decided to help her find a boyfriend.

Yeah, you heard me right. I’m going to help her comb through every dating app available until she finds the perfect man. What else could remind me of my place in her life more than watching her fall for someone else?

I can deal. I’m used to pushing through pain. I’m an Olympian after all.

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“Sky.” I follow her down the hall and up the stairs. “You need…” I swallow down the bile burning my throat.

She turns around when she reaches her childhood bedroom door. The same room that has pictures of Ben on her corkboard from some dance way back when. The room that holds all her memories of a happy childhood filled with fun, laughter and love. Doesn’t she realize, she has so much?

“What?”

“You need a date.”

Did that really just come out of my mouth?

“A date?”

I grab her hand and take her into my room, which is really her brother’s childhood room, and sit her down on the bed.

“Yeah, give me your phone.”

She digs it out of her pocket and places it in my palm.

I search the app store and select a dating app.

“GeekMatch?”

“Yep.”

“What about the more traditional ones?” she asks, leaning over to look at my phone. Her hair tickles my neck, and the scent of her perfume makes my dick twitch in my pants.

“You need a beta, remember?”

“Hmm.”

I go through her selfies and select one that doesn’t show how truly gorgeous she is. It’s hard to find one though because Skylar doesn’t have any bad pictures.

“I’m not sure about this, Beck.”

I fill out her form for her while she remains silent. Once I’m done, I hand it back over to her and she stares at the screen for a long time.

Our thighs are pressed against one another and I’m fairly sure the electricity running through my body is buzzing through hers, but her gaze is still glued to her phone.

“Okay,” she says, still sounding reluctant.

“Perfect. Now, Terminator.”

She smiles and her lips brush my cheek. “Sorry, for being so needy.”

“It’s the hazard of having girl friends, I suppose.”

“Friends?”

“Friend,” I clarify, standing up before my hands and lips listen to the instructions from my dick.

“You’ll help me pick someone out?” she asks.

“Of course.”

She walks out of my room, her gaze glued to her phone. I follow with my gaze glued to her ass.

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Piper Rayne, or Piper and Rayne, whichever you prefer because we’re not one author, we’re two. Yep, you get two USA Today Bestselling authors for the price of one. You might be wondering if you know us? Maybe you’ll read our books and figure it out. Maybe you won’t. Does it really matter?

We aren’t trying to stamp ourselves with a top-secret label. We wanted to write without apology. We wanted to not be pigeon-holed into a specific type of story. Everyone has their favorite authors, right? And when you pick up their books, you expect something from them. Whether it’s an alpha male, heavy angst, a happily ever after, there’s something you are absolutely certain the book will contain. Heck, we’re readers, too, we get it!

All that, AND we thought it’d be a helluva lot more fun if we did this writing thing together!

What can we tell you about ourselves? We both have kindle’s full of one-clickable books. We’re both married to husbands who drive us to drink. We’re both chauffeurs to our kids. Most of all, we love hot heroes, quirky heroines that make us laugh, and lots of sexy times. Here’s hoping you do, too!

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You can never go wrong with a Piper Rayne book and this one is no exception. An exceptional best friends to lovers romance. I felt like with the previous two books in the series you always knew there were feelings between Beckett and Skylar but you never really understood. (and while I said that I do feel this book can be a complete stand-alone).

Being on the same page is really Beckett and Skylar’s biggest issue and with the background/history you really do understand them both and why it has taken so long. But honestly it happened when it was meant to.

It is an overall quick read and while we get some heavier topics overall this is a fun read that will leave you with a huge smile on your face. Told in dual POV you really understand both of them and even get to know them through the interactions in the opposite POV. Amazing job getting into these characters heads and making us really feel and understand them.

 

One Last Time by Corinne Michaels Blog Tour

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One Last Time by Corinne Michaels
Release Date: February 26th, 2018
Genre: Contemporary Romance

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From New York Times bestselling author, Corinne Michaels, comes a new heartwarming standalone romance.

I’m getting really good at cutting my losses.

First, the husband. Divorcing him was the best decision I ever made. But between single-parenting and job-hunting, I can’t catch my breath. When a celebrity blogging position falls into my lap, I’m determined to succeed.

That is, until I get my first assignment and actually see Noah Frazier for the first time . . . practically naked and dripping wet. My heart races and I forget how to form complete sentences. His chiseled abs, irresistible smirk, and crystal blue eyes are too perfect to be real. So, what do I do? Get drunk and humiliate myself, of course.

I’m ready to forget the awkward night, yet Noah has no intention of allowing me to move on. Instead, he arranges for me to write a feature on him, ensuring a lot more time together. One embarrassing moment after another, one kiss after another, and before I can stop myself, I realize—I’m falling in love with him.

But when the unthinkable happens, can I even blame him for cutting his losses?

What I wouldn’t give for just one last time . . .

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Before I can make a move either way, the glass door slides open and Noah walks through the threshold.

My legs start to quiver as his eyes meet mine. All I can think about is how I’d like to climb him like a tree and shake his coconuts. I thought he was hot in the photo, then he was better through the window, but up close, he’s otherworldly.

“Hi.” Noah’s throaty voice floats around me. “You must be Kristin.”

Instead of speaking, I stand here with my mouth hanging open. Some small sounds that could be words escape, but they aren’t coherent.

Kill me now.

“Noah, this is my best friend, Kristin. Who we told you about.” Heather elbows me.

“Yes. Me. Hi. Kristin. I. You. Hi.”

Smooth. Someone should video this because I’m sure it’s highly entertaining.

“Right.” Noah flashes a blinding smile. “I hear you’re a reporter?”

Okay, Kristin, you have to speak in more than one-word increments or grunting noises.

I grab Heather’s glass she just poured and hope it’ll act as a talisman. “Yes, for a small blog, but I’m that. A reporter. For a blog. I write.”

And a bumbling idiot.

Noah’s green eyes are filled with humor. He moves a little closer and places his hand on top of mine. “Eli filled me in a little. I’m happy I came.”

I’m pretty sure I just came. At least we’re all coming.

“Me, too.”

His lips turn up as his eyes rake my body. “See you out there.” He winks and walks back out.

My ovaries have officially disintegrated.

I turn back to Heather, who bursts out into a fit of laughter. “Oh, that was epic. You all said I was starstruck when I met Eli? You should’ve seen that!” Heather continues to laugh at my expense. “Yes. Me. Um. Blog. Er—” She mocks.

“Shut up.” I laugh—because, really, what else can I do—and bump her hip before moving around the bar and grabbing a glass. “Now, pour me a shot before I drink straight from the bottle.”

There’s only one way to get through tonight.

Alcohol.

Lots of Alcohol.

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New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller Corinne Michaels is the author of nine romance novels. She’s an emotional, witty, sarcastic, and fun loving mom of two beautiful children. Corinne is happily married to the man of her dreams and is a former Navy wife.

After spending months away from her husband while he was deployed, reading and writing was her escape from the loneliness. She enjoys putting her characters through intense heartbreak and finding a way to heal them through their struggles. Her stories are chock full of emotion, humor, and unrelenting love.

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Review:

This book starts with so much pain that I couldn’t help but cry as I was reading it. Kristin didn’t have things easy and after 14 years of marriage and 2 kids she had to start over. I loved nothing more then seeing her come out of a shell as we read, her personality sure grows and with that so did my love for her character. Unfortunately what Kris went through is pretty common and you really do lose yourself in the process, and it is a cycle you get stuck in. Getting out is the hardest thing and yet the best. Kristin wouldn’t get through it all without her 3 best friends and her 2 amazing kids. I loved all of their interactions together. Her and her friends are a family and never once does their love for each other waver.

Noah, he is such an amazing guy and while Kristin sees him as nearly perfect, I love that he does mess up….that we see that he is “normal” despite being a famous actor. He is instantly taken with Kristen and I love how he is with her. He never forces anything and goes at her pace, and we have to understand why she is scared to start a new relationship especially since the one with Scott was so recent in ending.

I loved the major drama that happened but I honestly wish we had more come from it in terms of Noah and Kristin. Overall, this book was such a great read and shows you that love from a good person can bring out the best in you. You can’t help when you fall and you have to hope that they catch you when it happens.

The author does a great job of doing dual POV and making you really fall for both of these characters as individuals as well as they as a couple. She can manage you make you cry and laugh within these pages and make you feel everything that they feel. I could feel the devastation Kristin felt and I felt her happiness as well, not all authors can pull it off but this one does it so well.

 

Combust by K. Bromberg

Combust, an all new sexy and emotional standalone by K. Bromberg is NOW AVAILABLE!

 

From New York Times Bestselling author, K. Bromberg, comes the second standalone book in the Everyday Heroes series. Just how hot will firefighter Grady Malone turn up the heat?

Songwriter Dylan McCoy has been burned.

By her boyfriend she found in her bed . . . with someone else.

By the contract she signed that obligates her to work with him until the songs for his new album are complete.

By her agent when she asked Dylan to keep their breakup on the down-low.

When she finds herself in Sunnyville, she refuses to let her new roommate burn her too. Still . . . a rebound has never looked so good.

That’s her first thought when she sees firefighter Grady Malone.
Sexy. Charismatic. Unapologetic. He’s a man who carries his own scars—the ones on his back, the survivor’s guilt on his soul, and the fear in his heart.

When an unexpected visitor puts their roommate status to the test, will their undeniable attraction burn out, or will they both take a chance and play with fire?

 

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My Review

Tears at times, laughter at others…so many different emotions are felt while reading this book.

Grady makes you feel like he is happy and carefree and living the live, but he is living with pain, emotional and otherwise, and even after 2 years he can’t let go and really move on. Dylan is getting over a breakup and her brother knows Grady so she goes to stay with him for awhile to get away.

I love the early scenes where he listens to her writing lyrics and singing them. I love that it seems to be a thing of comfort for him and we see him at peace for those few minutes. I love that Dylan and Grady start to push each other out of their comfort zone and really help the other heal and be able to move on with their lives and be happy. There are so many times throughout that I want to hug both Dylan and Grady, and at times they frustrated me to no end.

It is so hard to let yourself heal emotionally, and it is nice to see that Grady really does begin the process and in some ways I don’t even think he realizes he is doing that, the hurt is so deep and for him he feels he can never get away.

These two are so great together and I really do love that they bring out the best in the other and we see that from the very beginning. Both needing something and not realizing the other is giving them exactly what they need to be happy.

The writing flows nicely, it is told in dual POV and you really do get backgrounds on both of them to love them both in their own way and understand and respect what they are going through.

About K. Bromberg

New York Times Bestselling author K. Bromberg writes contemporary novels that contain a mixture of sweet, emotional, a whole lot of sexy, and a little bit of real. She likes to write strong heroines, and damaged heroes who we love to hate and hate to love.

A mom of three, she plots her novels in between school runs and soccer practices, more often than not with her laptop in tow.

Since publishing her first book in 2013, Kristy has sold over one million copies of her books across sixteen different countries and has landed on the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestsellers lists over twenty-five times. Her Driven trilogy (Driven, Fueled, and Crashed) is currently being adapted for film by Passionflix with the first movie slated to release in the summer of 2018.

She is currently working on her Everyday Heroes trilogy. This series consists of three complete standalone novels—Cuffed, Combust, and Cockpit (late spring 2018)—and is about three brothers who are emergency responders, the jobs that call to them, and the women who challenge them.

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