Friday, August 7, 2020

{Release Blitz & Book Review}: SPEAK FROM THE HEART by L.B. Dunbar

Release Date: August 6

When a small town, single father becomes enemies with the new girl in town, it’s either keep fighting her or give in to what his heart wants most.

Emily Post isn’t staying. Back at her grandmother’s summer home, she’s only in Elk Lake City for a visit which can’t end soon enough. Especially when she can’t seem to get away from one grumpy repairman who shows up everywhere. Fortunately for him, his daughter is sweet even if she refuses to speak.

Jess Carter is a hometown favorite and a hot single father. Sworn off love for several reasons, foremost is the silence of his daughter. His little one has a secret and he doesn’t know the why behind it.
Unfortunately for him, his six-year-old has taken a liking to the beautiful new woman in town visiting her nana. 

And everywhere he goes, there she is, invading his space and his heart.

While silence might be golden, the voice in lonely hearts refuses to remain quiet.

Author Note: One feisty woman visiting this single father's small town leads to fairy tales, backyard folly, and firework-worthy sexy time.

**Previously published as Sound Advice - now with new content**

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Meet L.B. Dunbar

I’ve been accused of having an over-active imagination. 

To my benefit, this imagination has created over twenty novels, including the creation of a small-town world (Sensations Collection), rock star mayhem (Legendary Rock Star series), MMA chaos (Paradise Stories), rom-com for the over forty (The Sex Education of M.E.), and a suspenseful island 
for redemption (The Island Duet). 

My alter ego, elda lore, creates magical romance through mythological retellings (Modern Descendants). My life revolves around a deep love of reading about fairy tales, medieval knights, regency debauchery, and strong alpha males. 

I love a deep belly laugh, a strong hug, and an occasional margarita. My other loves include being mother to four grown children and wife to the one and only.

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Penning a story brimming with hope and belief, Dunbar makes us believe in the power of love. It requires no words, just a connection based on good vibes
Emily Post from Chicago is a teen at heart, full of vivid colors of the rainbow, chasing her dreams of being a journalist. The temporary girl, who is forced to leave Bright Lights & Big City to take care of her Nana. Her type of men are suited, educated, sophisticated. 
"You’ve always been one to chase your dreams. But how long do you chase before the dream needs to change? How long do you wait, letting all the other great stories pass you by while you’re still holding out for the big break?” 


And then she gets enamored by a Small-town repairman. Single father. Living with his mom. Jess Carter.


Ironically the girl too busy with her career to settle down with a family, falls in love with his daughter- Katie. Their bond seems to Strengthen day by day and their mutual love for fairy tales and fairy godmother creates a miracle. 
See! I told you this book will wave the magic wand and make your dreams come true!!
A nice departure from 40+ romance and I loved the small town feel, the simple sentiments and heartfelt emotions.
4 stars for The Beast and his Rose 

{Release Blitz}: A DATE TO PLAY FORE by Heidi Mclaughlin & L.P Dover

Title: A Date To Play Fore

Author: Heidi McLaughlin & LP Dover 

Genre: Contemporary Romance 

Release Date: August 11, 2020 

Cover Designer: MadHat Studios 

Hosted by: Buoni Amici Press, LLC.

Tee up for the long drive, it’s golf season! 

After winning the U.S. Open, Greyson Jennings couldn’t help but take playful jabs at Bryan Nelson, his prime competition’s, expense. His snarky claims during the press junction may have burned off like fog on the green, if a week later they hadn’t found themselves at the same golf resort. 

Hungry for a little payback, Bryan challenges Greyson to a grudge match: Grey and his best friend versus Bryan and his sister, Leah. Turns out, Leah is a ringer with a swing—and curves—that turn Greyson's thoughts to a hole in one of another kind. 

Unfortunately, Leah’s opinion of him has been formed by the many stories Bryan has shared. That may hurt this golfer’s handicap, but he’s nowhere near ready to give up. It’s game on as Leah agrees to meet Greyson on the green and go head to head with the hole as the goal. 

Can Greyson prove there’s more to him than an impressive club and a carefully crafted bad boy persona? Or will the sting of Leah’s rejection leave him in need of some alone time and a good ball washer?


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About Heidi:

Heidi McLaughlin is a New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author of The Beaumont Series, The Boys of Summer, and The Archers. Originally, from the Pacific Northwest, she now lives in picturesque Vermont, with her husband and two daughters. Also renting space in their home is an over-hyper Beagle/Jack Russell, Buttercup and a Highland West/Mini Schnauzer, JiLL and her brother, Racicot. When she's isn't writing one of the many stories planned for release, you'll find her sitting court-side during either daughter's basketball games. Heidi's first novel, Forever My Girl, has been adapted into a motion picture with LD Entertainment and Roadside Attractions, starring Alex Roe and Jessica Roth, in theaters January 19, 2018.

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About L.P. Dover:

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author L. P. Dover is a southern belle living in North Carolina with her husband and two beautiful girls. Everything’s sweeter in the South has always been her mantra and she lives by it, whether it’s with her writing or in her everyday life. Maybe that’s why she’s seriously addicted to chocolate.

Dover has written countless novels in several different genres, including a children’s book with her daughter. Her favorite to write is romantic suspense, but she’s also found a passion in romantic comedy. She loves to make people laugh which is why you’ll never see her without a smile on her face.


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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

{Release Blitz & Book Review}: EXODUS ( RAVENHOOD #2) by Kate Stewart

EXODUS, book two, is the explosive conclusion in The Ravenhood Duet from best-selling author, Kate Stewart, is LIVE! 
Get ready for a sinfully ๐‡๐Ž๐“, ๐€๐๐†๐’๐“๐˜, ๐”๐๐‚๐Ž๐๐•๐„๐๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐๐€๐‹, and ๐“๐—ช๐ˆ๐’๐“๐„๐ƒ love story filled with suspense, a little action, 
and ๐€๐‹๐‹. ๐Ž๐…. ๐“๐‡๐„. ๐…๐„๐„๐‹๐’! ⁣⁣

EXODUS (The Ravenhood Duet, book 2) by Kate Stewart
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Can you live a lie?

It’s a ghost town, this place that haunts me, the one that made me.

It’s clear to me that I’ll never outgrow Triple Falls or outlive the time I spent here.

I can still feel them all, my boys of summer.

Even when I’d sensed the danger, I gave in.

I didn’t heed a single warning. I let my sickness, my love, both rule and ruin me. I played my part, eyes wide open, tempting fate until it delivered.

There was never going to be an escape.

All of us are to blame for what happened. All of us serving our own sentences. We were careless and reckless, thinking our youth made us indestructible, exempt from our sins, and it cost us all.

I’m done pretending I didn’t leave the largest part of me between these hills and valleys, between the sea of trees that hold my secrets.

It’s the reason I’m back. To make peace with my fate.

And if I can’t grieve enough to cure myself in my time here, I’ll remain sick. That will be my curse.

But it’s time to confess, to myself more so than any other, that I’d hindered my chances because of the way I was built, and because of the men who built me.

At this point, I just want to make peace with who I am, no matter what ending I get.

Because I can no longer live a lie.
Add to your GOODREADS TBR:
๐…๐ฅ๐จ๐œ๐ค- (The Ravenhood #1)-⁣⁣
๐„๐ฑ๐จ๐๐ฎ๐ฌ- (The Ravenhood Book #2)-⁣⁣


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About the Author:

USA Today bestselling author and Texas native, Kate Stewart, lives in North Carolina with her husband, Nick, and her naughty beagle, Sadie. She pens messy, sexy, angst-filled contemporary romance, as well as romantic comedy and erotic suspense. Kate's title, Drive, was named one of the best romances of 2017 by The New York Daily News and Huffington Post. Drive was also a finalist in the Goodreads Choice awards for best contemporary romance of 2017. Her works have been featured in USA TODAY, BuzzFeed, and translated in five languages.

Kate is a lover of all things '80s and '90s, especially John Hughes films and rap. She dabbles a little in photography, can knit a simple stitch scarf for necessity, and on occasion, does very well at whiskey.

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How does one judge a story like this with mere words and designate stars. The grief and torment it generates is immeasurable and as one of the reader so eloquently put it- you can't just read it, you have to survive it.
This wreckage of Cecelia Horner and Tobias King!
“Because loving you made me sick as fuck and losing you twice has made me terminal.” 


I'm not sure what have I left intact, cause my heart is in tatters. My emotions have been through a winger, my sentiments scattered in tphe sentimental hurricane that Kate has penned
This second book in the Ravenhood Duet following in the footsteps of book 1 Flock is Pure agony in word form. Exposed like a festering wound, raw as the salt poured over it, it hurts oh-so-bad. 
I cried ALL throughout the book. My tears streamed in uncontrollable rivulets, whenever I felt dessicated and screamed No More Kate!!, I turned the page and started with fresh downpour. I legit couldn't breathe, suffocating and choking on huge lumps of emotions stuck in my throat, my heart writhing in constant, torturous onslaught of pain
"I’ll always be the girl crying for the moon.” 


kate distills the pain of unrequited love and bottles it for us to devour and die. Her merciless writing took me to dark places in my soul, where the sunshine of truths hadn't shone for years. It was a very personal journey for me and I recognized the river of pain that flowed straight from Kate's heart to my own. In that way I feel a kinship to her. She speaks fluent angst and I read and weep in the same dialect.
Cecelia is an addict.
"Meggie fell for a priest. I fell for a prophet. We declared war on their calling and cause, and neither of us won." 


Having sang the sweet song of love while pierced in the heart with the sharpest thorn, she's forever on the lookout for the next high, next sharp thorn, to sing her painful melody again! She is on a journey to find closure after the devastating turn of events in Flock. Stumbling around with just one shoe, half a heart without the two pieces of her missing soul, She's grown older, none the wiser but definitely educated in dejection and rejection . betrayals snipping at her heels, she goes back to ground zero - Triple Falls, looking for Closure
Tobias is a man on a mission. He wants to control and monitor the world into a better tomorrow, but in his quest to conquer the world, he loses to his own basic instinct to love.
Their coupling is detonation and explosion, anger and violence and both incur heavy battle scars
“I loved the bastard I met, the thief that stole me, and the king who claimed me, but I refuse to love the coward. I hate the coward.” 
I can't go into details but suffice to say, Kate kills you at every step. Heals your wounds and then stabs with her plot twists again. When all seems to fall into a comfortable pattern, halfway through she drops the bomb of atomic proportions. After that the story is in apocalyptic somber mood. 


And the end is like what happened in Hiroshima!! Boom !!!!
“We don’t get a happy ending, Cecelia. We just get an ending.” 
I must be afflicted with same sickness as Cecelia because, after the severe punches to the heart, I kept going back for more.
Unparalleled writing, unbelievable story and unprecedented ugly cryfest is guaranteed in this Duet.
Read and weep, hurt and howl, devour and die...then come thank me!!
5 stars for Liars, Thieves & Killers 

Monday, August 3, 2020

{Blog Tour & Book Review}: WHEN THE TIME IS RIGHT by Aly Martinez & M.Mabie

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I will always be here for you. There isn’t a world that exists where I’m not gonna be around for you.

When the Time is Right, a funny, sweet and emotional standalone from USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez and M. Mabie is available now!

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Fate doesn’t always happen overnight.

Hudson Bradley is the cockiest, most stubborn, hard-headed man I’ve ever known. And for fifteen years, he’s been my brother's best friend.

But lately, what I’m feeling for him isn’t friendship at all.

Why is my heart racing every time his blue eyes lock on mine? Why does every word he rumbles in my ear make my body come alive? And worst of all, why did I bet him that I could find a woman he and his son would both love?

If I hadn’t given up on love altogether, Hudson would have been perfect for me. After all, he was there the day my world fell apart. He’s spent the last six years piecing me back together.

There are a million reasons why we could never work, but after a single kiss, I can’t remember any of them.

Now that the time is right, I have to make him mine—before I lose him forever.

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I did everything I could to not make eye contact. Actually, my MO for the past week had been no contact period, but that was a little hard to do when the guy you’re dodging knows things about you. Specifically, the lock code on your front door. “You can go home, Hudson. I’m fine.” Out of my periphery, I watched him perch his hands on his hips. “No,” he argued. “Not until we figure this out.” So he had noticed my ghosting. I hoped he wasn’t as good at calling my bluff. “There is no this.” “What about what you said at the—” “Yeah, I must have had a cold or something. Whatever it was, I’m over it.” Lies. Lies. Lies. Hopefully, I’d start believing them. “Over it?” “Yep. Hey, how was your date?” My topic-swapping skills were on point. When he stopped, only an arm's length away, I finally seized what scrap of pride I had and looked up into his blue eyes. “Are you seeing her again?” He huffed. “Well, that’s kind of up to you.” “Me?” I dropped the spoon into the sink and put the ice cream down so I could cross my arms over my chest. “What do I have to do with it?” His lids fell shut, and he tipped his head at the ceiling, stretched his neck from side to side, and then brought his gaze back to mine. “Kate seems to think that, maybe, I have a thing…for you.” My face flushed hot, and I wondered if maybe I’d fallen down trying to get out of my leather skirt earlier and I was dreaming, passed out on my bedroom floor. The issue with that theory was I could smell him, feel the warmth from his body in front of me, and see his heartbeat thumping in the vein in his neck. This was real, but I still wasn’t sure I could handle it. “Well, that’s just, uh, dumb,” I contended weakly. Shaking my head to rattle myself back to sanity, I asked, “W-why did she say that?” I tried to laugh, but it was as fake as my gusto. “Because, apparently, I talked about you the whole night.” Okay, I was wrong. I’d thought riding in a car with him and seeing him shirtless and watching him play with Jack and seeing how much he loved my family and having him touch me and avoiding him all week had been torture. This moment was a whole new level of torment. “So?” I said childishly. It didn’t matter how I felt or what I wanted. I couldn’t just leap into his arms and expect everything to turn out the way it was supposed to. That’s not how my life worked. “So I need to find out if this, whatever’s been building between us, is something.” Wouldn’t that be nice? Up until that very second, it had all been one-sided. I’d racked my brain all week to understand why I’d felt the crazy things I did about him. “How you gonna do that?” “We’re going to kiss,” he stated very matter-of-factly, and then he closed the distance between our bodies. “We are?” I whispered. My voice had all but left the building. “Unless you stop me right now.” I wanted to. I didn’t want to. I was scared. I was excited. But mostly, I wasn’t stopping him.

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About Aly 
Originally from Savannah, Georgia, USA Today bestselling author Aly Martinez now lives in South Carolina with her husband and four young children. Never one to take herself too seriously, she enjoys cheap wine, mystery leggings, and olives. It should be known, however, that she hates pizza and ice cream, almost as much as writing her bio in the third person. She passes what little free time she has reading anything and everything she can get her hands on, preferably with a super-sized tumbler of wine by her side.

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About M. Mabie 

M. Mabie lives in Illinois with her husband. She writes everything from steamy romantic comedies to angst-filled, pull your hair out drama. She enjoys it all. With her unconventional love stories, she tries to embody "real-life romance."

She cares about politics, but will not discuss them in public. She uses the same fork at every meal, watches Wayne's World while cleaning, and lets her dog sleep on her head. She has always been a writer. In fact, she was born with a pen in her hand, which almost never happens. Almost.

M. Mabie usually doesn't speak in third-person. She promises.

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"I Googled what do you do if you have feelings for a friend and how to handle wanting to fuck your brother’s bff" 
And the story's highlight is this facepalm moment!!
A rib tickling romcom on fire with hot molten passion, makes this brother's best friend romance trope a fabulous speedy read. When Aly and Mo, two 5 stars authors come together, the result is uproarious laughter fest served with a heavy dollop of feelings. 
A group of childhood friends so close their family ties are intertwined, their camaraderie fusing together and they seem more like a one large happy family sharing memories and milestones. Alexis Lawson and Hudson Bradley are two in the group of six friends and in time when rest have moved on in marriage and careers, they're the only ones single standing.
"We weren’t who the other wanted; we were simply the only ones left." 


They are best friends, laughing, drinking, fighting over the prized Red Chevelle.
They've been in love with each other since teenage years, only both are oblivious to their connection. Rest of the cast is betting on their eye opener. Hudson is larger than life, big-Dick energy alpha male. Fiercely loyal and protective, he's a natural care giver. 



"Over the years, I’d learned there were three different versions of Alexis Lawson. Sweet and caring. Sarcastic and mouthy. Drunk and argumentative as fuck."
Lex is sassy, spunky and drop dead gorgeous Cat- Mama
Her dusty skeletons are locked tight in the storage which she never wishes to open, she's a natural runner away from problems kind of girl, until Hud forces her to uncover the sheets and declutter her life.


The story is full of witty banter, unique hilarious situations and intelligent reparteรฉ. Very engaging and thoroughly enjoyable.
This being my second book by the duo, I'm now super excited to read more from them together. 
5 stars for Purrr...fect story 

Thursday, July 30, 2020

{Release Blitz & Book Review}: KNOX by Prescott Lane

From USA Today bestselling author Prescott Lane comes a standalone second- chance romance between a Hollywood heartthrob and the small-town girl he left behind...

Knox by Prescott Lane is now live! 

Sexiest man alive, scene stealer, Hollywood headliner.

That's what the world calls him. I've got more colorful names for him, all of which would be bleeped out if I was on air doing my radio show. Even if he hadn't broken my heart, he would just be Knox to me. Not a famous movie star. 

Just a boy.

The boy who grew to be my first love.

That is, until he ripped my heart out of my chest and stepped on it, live on the red carpet.

I thought that was all behind me. Until he decided to come waltzing back into my life. Granted, he looked hot as heck doing it, but that's neither here nor there.

He may have acted alongside some of Hollywood's hottest "it" girls, but being my leading man is a much harder part to win.

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Meet Prescott

Prescott Lane is the USA TODAY best-selling author of ALL MY LIFE. She's written several other romance books with strong heroines and swoon-worthy heroes. She is originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, and holds a degree in sociology and an MSW from Tulane University. She married her college sweetheart, and they currently live in New Orleans with their two children and two crazy dogs. Prescott started writing at the age of five, and sold her first story about a talking turtle to her father for a quarter. She later turned to writing romance novels because there aren't enough happily ever afters in real life. 

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Prescott takes us on a Rollercoaster plane ride which takes off from the quiet and laid back Havens Point, Colorado and lands in the glamorous blinding lights of Hollywood, L.A. It's stuff celluloid dreams are made of.


Prescott captures perfectly, the nuanced emotions of starry eyed, second chance romance between a small town boy who makes it big & his childhood sweetheart. Knox Merrick is A perfect hero, who's heartthrob of millions but his heartbeats belong to the girl next door- Mae Sheridan. She's a radio show host and loves to solve Breakup Problems I loved their Cassette tape flirting ritual, which was both endearing and refreshing. 


Their love dream bubble pricked by the widening gulf of their worlds. One is flying high, ones grounded firmly and has grown roots. 
"My ex. He’s not just any ex. He’s THE EX. The shouty caps ex. The one that still haunts me. The one who still makes my heart sting." 


There's a sinister subplot in the background that keeps the danger alive. We know it's coming, we know it's waiting in the shadows to pounce on the lovebirds blissfully unaware in their idyllic lake side cottage, but Prescott manages to stun us with the OMG I didn't see that coming 
surprising, completely blindsiding twist!!
"No! This can’t be happening. 
Not to me! Dear God, please! 
I drop my phone to the ground. 
It doesn’t shatter, but it doesn’t matter. 
My life just went to pieces."


It was unexpected and changes the climax with alarming consequences.
The story flows steadily, it makes you feel vulnerable and hopeful in the same breath. Makes you want to believe in the power of love to bridge gaps of years and miles in the static moment when eyes meet and heartbeats fall in sync
I've always loved Prescott's style of writing and always await her books with eager delight.
5 stars for a combination of heartbreak and rage all rolled into one big ball of shit. 

{Release Blitz & Book Review}: SPEAK FROM THE HEART by L.B. Dunbar

Release Date: August 6 When a small town, single father becomes enemies with the new girl in town, it’s either keep fighti...

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