May Contain Spoilers
Both Jun and Kai are flawed, flawed characters. Jun is trying to raise her son on her own, after being rejected by her tiger mother, who died shortly after. They never reconciled, leaving Jun wounded and defensive. Her mother was perfect and wise, and Jun obviously screwed up by listening to a smooth talker when she was 19 and ending up pregnant and abandoned by both the father AND her mother.
May Contain Spoilers
While I enjoyed this novel overall, a few things didn’t work for me. Every time Madison stuck her nose into Jackson and Mollie’s business, I wanted to wring her neck. Every time Mollie felt guilty or sorry for Madison, I wanted to wring her neck. Madison had zero depth, and it made her irritating. The fact that anyone cared about how she felt was astonishing, considering she’s the one who divorced Jackson at a time when he needed her support the most. Ugh! Read more
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Birmingham Rebels #1
Releasing Sept 1st, 2015
Perfect for fans of Shayla Black and Lexi Blake, the deeply sensual new Birmingham Rebels series introduces an unforgettable team of chiseled football gods—and the daring, provocative games they play behind closed doors.
Birmingham Rebels offensive linemen Beau Perez and Cass Zielinski are inseparable, on and off the field. Cass, the captain with the cowboy swagger, is a loose cannon. Beau, the veteran tight end, is cool under pressure. And ever since they were caught on tape in a steamy threesome, their exploits have fueled more than a few tabloid headlines—and naughty fantasies. Read more
This morning I have an excerpt and giveaway for Melting Ice by Jami Davenport.
Game On in Seattle #5
By: Jami Davenport
Releasing June 15, 2015
USA Today Bestselling author Jami Davenport presents another Seattle Sockeyes hockey romance and the fifth book in her Game On in Seattle sports romance series showcasing alpha male heroes of football, baseball, and hockey. Read more
This morning I have a spotlight and giveaway for Chasing Jillian.
Love and Football # 5
By: Julie Brannagh
Releasing July 7, 2015
Jillian Miller likes her job working in the front office for the Seattle Sharks, but lately being surrounded by a constant parade of perfection only seems to make her own imperfections all the more obvious. She needs a change, which takes her into foreign territory: the Sharks’ workout facility after hours. The last thing she expects is a hot, grumbly god among men to be there as witness. Read more
Jennifer Bernard dropped by the virtual offices to celebrate the release of her latest, All of Me. Check it out!
When I started writing this post, it was supposed to be about my five favorite baseball players, but then I realized that on top of my list was Crash Davis. Don’t know him? That might be because he’s the completely fictional catcher played by Kevin Costner in the movie Bull Durham. I’m still crushed that Crash is not a real person. So I changed things up a little, and now offer you … my five favorite baseball movies!
#5 Million Dollar Arm Read more
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Kentucky Derb-E Treat!
The Aspen Valley Series:
To gear up for the Derby, and to celebrate the start of the horse show season, I have a giveaway for Colette Auclair’s Aspen Valley series, thanks to Pocket Books! I loved Thrown, so I’m excited to share this giveaway with you!
The Kentucky Derby is just one week away and we are giving away promo codes for the EBooks Thrown, Jumped, and Branded in Colette Auclair’s award-winning Aspen Valley series!
THROWN (December 2013; $5.99) is the first book in The Aspen Valley Series. Professional horse trainer Amanda Vogel dreams of riding jumpers in the Olympics, but after seeing her best friend die in a riding accident, she’s so traumatized she can’t compete. Broke and desperate, she takes a summer job in Aspen teaching some big-shot widowed movie star’s spoiled daughters to ride—and braces herself for three miserable months. But the movie star is funny, down-to-earth, and gorgeous—and his spoiled daughters are just desperate for a mother figure. By Labor Day, she has to choose between capturing a gold medal…and the man who has captured her heart. Read more
May Contain Spoilers
Mine Tonight is the second book in The Blue Dynasty series that’s I’ve read. This didn’t revolve around football, but instead delved into the background details behind Alessandro Franco’s illegal gambling ring, as well as his despicable actions against his son, star NFL player Santino Franco. When all is said and done, Mine Tonight is about two wounded souls who were both betrayed by the very people that should have protected them: their parents. Read more