Category Archives: contemporary

Review: Just One Night, Part 1: The Stranger by Kyra Davis

Categories: adult, arc, contemporary, Just One Night series, Kyra Davis, netgalley, novella, RBR, review, romance
Just One Night, Part 1: The StrangerBy Kyra DavisEditions: ebookExpected publication: January 21st 2013 by Pocket StarGenre: Adult Contemporary RomanceSource: NetGalleyKasie knows who she’s supposed to be. But one passionate night with a mysterious stranger will teach her who she wants to be. You should sleep with a stranger, her best friend whispers in her ear as they take to Vegas for one last pre-wedding fling. Despite her best intentions, when Kasie Fitzgerald enters the casino and sees him, a man whose tailored clothes belied a powerful, Read more [...]

Promo: Dented Cans by Heather Walsh

Categories: contemporary, excerpt, Heather Walsh, literary, spotlight, ya
Dented CansBy Heather WalshEditions: ebook, paperbackPublished: November 10, 2012Genre: YA Literary / ContemporaryA family secret is revealed during an ill-fated—yet hilarious—trip to Disney World.Sixteen-year-old Hannah Sampson knows her family is not what you would call normal. Her father compulsively buys dented cans and has a particular fondness for cans without labels, which are extremely discounted because their contents are a mystery. Her mother takes countless pictures of her family and then glues them down into the pages of her scrapbooks, Read more [...]

Promo: The Things They Didn’t Bury by Laekan Zea Kemp

Categories: contemporary, excerpt, Laekan Zea Kemp, mystery, new adult, spotlight
The Things They Didn't BuryBy Laekan Zea KempEditions: hereExpected publication: December 31st 2012Genre: New Adult / ContemporaryThe war took everything. Except the truth. When Liliana and her family move back to Argentina after seeking refuge in the States during La Guerra Sucia, a lifetime's worth of wondering comes to a head, reigniting the search for what really happened to her mother, one of the thousands of los desaparacidos—the disappeared.With the help of a young Flamenco player who saw the atrocities committed by the military firsthand, Read more [...]

Fluttering Thoughts: A Reason To Believe by Diana Copland

Categories: 4 butterflies, adult, contemporary, crime, detective, Diana Copland, fluttering thoughts, ghosts, lgbt, m/m, mystery, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, romance, romantic suspense, suspense
A Reason To BelieveBy Diana CoplandEditions: ebookPublished: October 22nd 2012 by Carina PressGenre: Adult M/M Contemporary / Romantic SuspenseSource: NetGalleyDetective Matthew Bennett doesn't believe in ghosts. So when the spirit of a murdered child leads him to her body, he's shaken to the core--and taken off the case. Unable to explain his vision, or to let go of the investigation, Matthew turns to renowned medium Kiernan Fitzpatrick. Though he has doubts about Kiernan's claims to communicate with the dead, Matt is nevertheless drawn to the Read more [...]

Review: Easy by Tammara Webber

Categories: 4 butterflies, contemporary, new adult, review, romance, ROMR, Tammara Webber, ya
EasyBy Tammara WebberEditions: audiobook, ebook, paperbackPublished: May 24th 2012Genre: New Adult {Mature YA} Contemporary / RomanceSource: own copy (indie version)A girl who believes trust can be misplaced, promises are made to be broken, and loyalty is an illusion. A boy who believes truth is relative, lies can mask unbearable pain, and guilt is eternal. Will what they find in each other validate their conclusions, or disprove them all?When Jacqueline follows her longtime boyfriend to the college of his choice, the last thing she expects is a Read more [...]

Promo: In Bed with the Opposition by Stephanie Draven + Giveaway

Categories: adult, book tour, contemporary, giveaway, romance, spotlight, Stephanie Draven
In Bed with the OppositionBy Stephanie DravenEditions: ebookPublished: August 15th 2012 by Entangled Publishing: IndulgenceGenre: Adult Contemporary / RomanceWhat happens when a good girl decides to play dirty?Armed with a sassy haircut, a sharp wit, and a personal list of rules for all life’s exigencies, Grace Santiago is a fiercely loyal Senate staffer who has everything under control. At least until famous political pundit Ethan Castle walks back into her life. Grace hasn’t forgotten their disastrous affair in law school, but she can’t Read more [...]