Jaine Diamond – Dirty Like Me

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REVIEW

Jessie and Katie make a delicious couple. Katie has that cherry-vanilla scent that Jessie wants to eat up. Their public displays of affection are crazy hot.

The thing that makes this story great is the fact that that the crux of all relationships is whether or not feelings are mutual. There’s both fear and safety in not actually knowing the answer to that question. Both Jessie and Katie have reason to question the motives of one another. The angst in Katie’s heart and Jessie’s passion drive this story.

Their is also a strong element of music throughout the book that really makes the story come alive.

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A gorgeous rock star. An indecent proposal. How can a girl resist?

Struggling barista Katie Bloom doesn’t even know who Jesse Mayes is until she inadvertently wins the coveted role of sex kitten in his hot new music video. But by the time she’s in bed with him, she knows his reputation.

Love maker. Heartbreaker.

Making out with a stranger in front of a camera crew isn’t how Katie imagined herself getting over a broken heart, but when Jesse touches her, sparks fly. The sex is fake but the chemistry is real, and soon the steamy video is blazing up the charts.

Then Jesse makes Katie an irresistible offer: act as his girlfriend for six weeks while he promotes his new album. The only catch? Their sizzling make-out sessions will be for the cameras only.
Which is fine with Katie, since she’s not about to trust her heart to rock’s most legendary lover. Her body? Maybe…

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Thank You Arc to Jaine Diamond!

Author Bio:

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Jaine Diamond is the author of the Dirty contemporary rockstar romance series, and the DEEP erotic military romance series. She is fond of writing the love stories of built and badass men endowed with massive hearts, and strong, complex women she’d love to have a cocktail with.

She lives in beautiful Vancouver, Canada with her real-life romantic hero (Mr. Diamond) and their little girl, where she reads, writes, drinks copious amounts of tea and dances her ass off with her toddler (who also loves to dance) every day.

Kylie Scott – Dirty: A Dive Bar Novel

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REVIEW

I was extremely excited when I picked up this novel because I loved Kylie Scott’s previous series, Stage Dive.  Unfortunately, this book didn’t inspire nearly the same enthusiasm that I had for Stage Dive.  This book isn’t bad by any means, but I would only give it 3 stars.  The plot line was slow. The steamy scenes were original but lacked intensity.  And, the insta-love didn’t quite work.  On the other hand, I really liked that the character Mal from the Stage Dive Series made an appearance.  Finally, the HEA rocked! (pun intended)

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Love—on the rocks….

The last thing Vaughan Hewson expects to find when he returns to his childhood home is a broken hearted bride in his shower, let alone the drama and chaos that come with her.

Lydia Green doesn’t know whether to scream or cry in a corner. Discovering the love of your life is having an affair on your wedding day is bad enough. Finding out it’s with his best man is another thing all together.

Just when this runaway bride has nowhere left to turn, a handsome stranger offers her a broad, muscular shoulder to cry on. Vaughan is the exact opposite of the picture perfect, respected businessmen she’s normally drawn to. This former musician-turned-bartender is rough around the edges and is facing his own crossroads. But Lydia’s already tried Mr. Right and discovered he’s all wrong–maybe it’s time to give Mr. Right Now a chance.

After all, what’s wrong with getting dirty?

Dirty is the first book in the Dive Bar series from bestselling author Kylie Scott.

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Celebrating Authors/Books that I didn’t blog about but haven’t forgotten (Week 3 – Hot Rock Star Heroes)

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Week 3 – Hot Rock Star Heroes

Olivia Cunning

Sinners on Tour

OMG!  These are perhaps some of the best characters ever! I refuse to admit how many times I’ve read this series – it really is that sensational.  The author wickedly turned five, hot, slutty, rock stars into lovable characters.  The only negative thing I can say is that Sinners at the Alter, left me dying to hear more about Trey’s story (the author notes that more will follow in other books – I’m crossing my fingers)

One Night With Sole Regret

For those that enjoy a high sex to story ratio, the second 3-story bundle is for you.  I guarantee that it won’t disappoint.  There are two more in the series, but I’m waiting for the next 3-story bundle to read (I have little patience waiting for the next story to get published). I hope I survive the wait.

Lauren Dane 

Brown Family

I want to be adopted into the Brown Family.  Each story is crazy exceptional.  There’s nothing that gets old about these stories.  These are a must purchase, but do not lend to a friend unless they sign a contract that they will return the book to you.  Laid Bare starts off the series with a bang, making you feel raw and exposed.  [Todd] “You’re bad for my self-control, Erin.  You make me want things I should’t want.” … [Erin] “Or maybe I make you want things you’ve always wanted and only now have a safe place to express them,” she challenged.  “Why shouldn’t you want them?  Why shouldn’t you get off on what gets you off?”  In addition, to some wild hot scenes, Lauren Dane draws out the reader’s appreciation for true love and acceptance.

Delicious Series

Great name for the series because each story is sinfully delicious.  This is an awesome extension from the Brown family, but great as a stand alone series too.  The friendship between all the women in this series can seriously make a person jealous.

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L.A. Witt – Hiatus

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REVIEW

Holy HOT sex scenes.  The scenes make this book worthy of reading multiple times.  (If you’re into things that come in multiples.)

On a secondary note, I truly liked how the book addressed the mental illness issues.  The way in which the illness affected the relationships seemed very realistic.

Each character was distinct and interesting.  Despite Nate being a rock star, he seemed to have a sincere level of love, respect, and chemistry with Cam and Theo that seemed deeper than typical artificial rock star heroes.  Theo seemed to be genuine in his feelings and the way he acted.  Cam was an curious contradiction.  His career seem very contrary to his uses.  I would never have expected a masseuse to be plagued with such issues.

While I felt like the middle was a bit slow, the resolution was very well done.

LOVE the EPILOGUE!

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Three’s a disaster when things come unraveled.

Rock star Nate Keller is on top of the world, but his headlining tour has one drawback. It keeps him away from his boyfriends, Theo and Cameron, for weeks at a time. Yet after four-and-a-half years—and a lot of hard work—the trio is still going strong.

But then Cam comes to visit with devastating news. After seventeen years together, he and Theo have agreed to a trial separation. Nate tries desperately to fix his lovers’ broken relationship, but there’s only so much he can do from the road.

At home, Cam tries to carry on, but feels like his whole life is spiraling out of control. Theo struggles to cope with the split as his depression worsens. They’re both spinning their wheels, quickly losing hope they can keep it together—and keep the man they both still love.

Desperate, Nate drops everything in a last-ditch attempt to pull their trio back together before they hit rock bottom. Except their love could already be shattered beyond repair.

Warning: Contains two men who must face how broken they are before they can fix their failing marriage, and the man who loves them both—but doesn’t know how to save them.

PURCHASE LINK

https://www.amazon.com/Hiatus-L-Witt-ebook/dp/B01BH48BSK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1468926072&sr=8-1&keywords=hiatus

GOODREADS

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29058996-hiatus?from_search=true

Thank You Arc to L.A. Witt!

 

Penelope Ward – Roomhate

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This book is so amazing it may have ruined all other books for me.  Okay, maybe not forever, but I really can’t image picking up another book today.  I want to sit and relish in this amazing bliss that the most perfect happily ever after has brought to me.

This book made me reconsider how I actually rate books.  I considered changing the scale based on how irritated I get when someone or something interrupts me reading.  If the scale was from 1-10 and a 10 indicated that I would be driven to yell at someone or physically slam a door in their face to keep them from interrupting me – ROOMHATE is a 10!

The tension between Justin and Amelia is perfect and makes you ache.  Justin is sexy, endearing, kind, hotly jealous, and all around amazing.  Amelia is strong and a wonderful combination of independent and insecure.  They make a great couple.

I don’t want to give too much away, because I plan on gifting this book to many of my friends.

THIS IS A MUST READ BOOK!

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Dani René – Between Love and Fire

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I give the steamy scenes in this book two thumbs up.  Actually, after reading this book I considered a more crude type of rating but I like to keep the blog more PG than R.

Callum Hayes is the epitome of the hot rock star, but after he falls for Tayla he shows an unbelievably sincere side.  His considerate side is even more sexy than his six pack abs.

Tayla is a cool character that is brave enough to reveal herself to Callum.

The romance that insures is a fun ride with an extremely romantic end.

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Pre-Order at Amazon – Release Date – May 13, 2016

Beautiful set up for the next book in the series. Between Lust and Tears – Book Two (Release date late 2016)

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Dani René – Ace of Harts

Dani René – Broken by Desire

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Olivia Cunning – Insider (Exodus End World Tour #1)

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Olivia Cunning produces another OUTSTANDING ROCK STAR BOOK!  Her books are so great that I think the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences needs to add a new category just for for her.  It could be The Best Ficticious Band or The Ficiticious Band Most Wished to be Real.  Hey, I wish all hot book boyfriends could come to life (to my life).

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As much as I love, love, love her other series, I had my doubts about this book before I read this one.  Could she actually start another series about a new band that could compare to Sinners and Sole Regret?  Answer – YES!  I fell in love with these band members just as quickly.  Exodus End has the sexy as hell rock star qualities and the comradery as the other bands, but there is a strength in their connection based on getting through some internal strife.

Logan is more than just the player that he wants everyone to believe.  His jealousy is attractive in an ironic sort of way.  His patience for Tori’s inexperience is astonishing.  But most of all, his affection for Tori’s sister is incredibly endearing.

Tori’s recurrent reality checks with Logan makes her one the most likable rockstar girlfriend.

Once again, Olivia Cunning has a way of writing sex and humor in such a way that you can’t book the down.  One of my favorite lines is between Tori and her co-worker Julian:

Tori – “What else am I supposed to sleep in?”

Julian – “Nothing.  The wet spot.  A puddle of your own vomit.  Anything would be preferable to pajamas.”

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I love that amidst this highly sex-charged environment that the power of a kiss isn’t lost.

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I can’t wait to read the next in the series, coming in 2016.

BONUS: The reader gets a taste of Sinners and Sole Regret.  Since Reagan is in Exodus End, Trey makes an appearance. Shade weaves his way into the story line as well.

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