Category Archives: romance

Spotlight: Social Skills by Sara Alva + Excerpt

Categories: contemporary, excerpt, lgbt, m/m, new adult, romance, Sara Alva, spotlight
Social SkillsBy Sara AlvaEditions: ebook, (paperback coming soon)Published: January 21, 2013Genre: New Adult MxM Contemporary / RomanceMusic is the only form of communication Connor Owens controls. No matter how badly he wishes to fit in, friendly banter and casual conversations have never been his thing. College is yet another social universe he has no clue how to navigate—until he meets Jared, a football player with chestnut eyes and a cocky grin that holds the power to shatter his self-imposed prison. Jared's attention opens Connor up to a Read more [...]

Guest Post: The Story Behind Shuffle Up and Deal by Susan DiPlacido + Kindle Fire HD Giveaway

Categories: adult, book tour, contemporary, giveaway, guest post, hot romance, pump up your book, romance, Susan DiPlacido
Shuffle Up and DealBy Susan DiPlacidoEditions: herePublished:b March 17th 2010 by Neon Fiction/CreateSpace (first published March 3rd 2010)Genre: Adult Contemporary / Romance {Hot}Meet Izzy Santillo. She’s a charming-but-lonely thirty-four year old woman who loves poker and harbors a secret crush on the reigning king of Hold ‘em.Meet Nick Nolan, the reigning king of Hold ‘em. On the tables, he’s fast and loose and almost always wins. But when it comes to women, playboy Nick holds his cards too close and always loses.When Izzy and Nick meet Read more [...]

Fluttering Thoughts: Shuffle Up and Deal by Susan DiPlacido

Categories: 4 butterflies, adult, book tour, contemporary, fluttering thoughts, hot romance, pump up your book, RBR, romance, Susan DiPlacido
Shuffle Up and DealBy Susan DiPlacidoEditions: herePublished:b March 17th 2010 by Neon Fiction/CreateSpace (first published March 3rd 2010)Genre: Adult Contemporary / Romance {Hot}Source: review copyMeet Izzy Santillo. She’s a charming-but-lonely thirty-four year old woman who loves poker and harbors a secret crush on the reigning king of Hold ‘em.Meet Nick Nolan, the reigning king of Hold ‘em. On the tables, he’s fast and loose and almost always wins. But when it comes to women, playboy Nick holds his cards too close and always loses.When Read more [...]

Review: Platinum by Jeffe Kennedy

Categories: 5 butterflies, adult, arc, Facets of Passion series, hot romance, Jeffe Kennedy, netgalley, power-play, RBR, romance, some bdsm
Platinum (Facets of Passion #2)By Jeffe KennedyEditions: ebookExpected publication: February 25th 2013 by Carina PressGenre: Adult Contemporary / Romance {Hot}Source: NetGalleyAlthea Grant's Charleston gallery might be suffering from the bad economy, and her artistic aspirations have gone nowhere, but she's doing just fine, thank you. When bad-boy sculptor Steel rides up on his motorcycle looking to rent studio space, his infusion of cash is more than welcome. But his art is raw, visceral, sexual—and completely inappropriate for her pastel world Read more [...]

Excerpt: Jack and Yani Love Harry Potter by Mary Twomey + Guest Post: Tips for the Novice Writer

Categories: contemporary, excerpt, guest post, Mary Twomey, romance, spotlight, ya
Jack and Yani Love Harry PotterBy Mary TwomeyEditions: ebookPublished: November 15th 2012Genre: YA Contemporary / RomanceBest friends Jack and Yani do everything together. After Yani’s thirtieth birthday party, however, she decides to leave town on a spontaneous vacation to visit all the sites of the young adult fiction novels she loves, hoping that when she returns, she’ll have buried the secret flame she has for Jack.Forced by his friends to go on a road trip to track down Yani, Jack learns a lot about his best friend by reading the novels Read more [...]

Fluttering Thoughts: How Beauty Saved the Beast by Jax Garren

Categories: 5 butterflies, adult, arc, fluttering thoughts, Jax Garren, netgalley, paranormal, RBR, reinterpretation, romance, steampunk, Tales of the Underlight series
How Beauty Saved the Beast (Tales of the Underlight #2)By Jax GarrenEditions: ebookExpected publication February 11th 2013 by Carina PressGenre: Adult Steampunk / RomanceSource: NetGalleyJolie Benoit left her old life behind to become an agent of the Underlight.Training under Sergeant Wesley Haukon, she’s honing her combat skills, all the while coping with the intense sexual attraction she feels for Hauk. She keeps their friendship casual, but when his high school sweetheart transfers into their division, Jolie finds herself grappling with jealousy.The Read more [...]