Defying Gravity by Laura Farr – Release Blitz & Review


Title: Defying Gravity

Series: Healing Hearts #2

Author: Laura Farr

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Release Date: September 29, 2017




Savannah Parker is miserable.
The reason: Josh Miller, her brother’s best friend.
Devastated by the unrequited love she has for Josh, she has no choice but to sit back and watch him play the field, her heart breaking a little more each time she sees him.
In an attempt to forget about Josh and move on, she distances herself from those who love her. Josh is never far from her thoughts though. In a desperate attempt to feel something for someone and fill the void, she makes a reckless choice – one that will change her life forever.
Once her secret is revealed, relationships are threatened, and Savannah stands to lose those closest to her. When she needs someone the most, Josh proves to be her greatest support, and soon the lines of friendship become blurred. When she confronts him about his feelings for her, he reveals a secret of his own – a secret that could destroy them before they’ve even started.

Can Savannah and Josh make a relationship work? Or are there some secrets that are too hard to overcome?


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5 Stars
After Taking Chances and how fantastic Laura’s debut book was, I just knew that Defying Gravity was going to follow in its footsteps and my assumption was correct.

Being asked to beta read this for Laura, I couldn’t wait to get started and I literally devoured it. I made the mistake of starting it at 11pm thinking I’d read just a couple of chapters and by 2.30am I had to force myself to put it down and get some sleep! A testament to a fantastic book in my eyes.

Savannah has pined for her brothers best friend Josh for as long as she can remember but he has never shown any interest in her. Watching whilst he parades girl after girl in front of her, she finally realises that she needs to move on with her life but things don’t go exactly the way she plans.

Josh is the ultimate sexy cowboy and the perfect book boyfriend. He will literally have you swooning with the way he treats Savannah, the lengths he goes to for her and do ensure she is happy and you will find yourself willing them together for the entire book and hoping that they get their HEA.

Well done Laura, another fantastic 5 star must read book



5 Stars

I’m in absolute awe of Laura and I can’t believe this is only her secret be book!

I have been dying for Josh and Savannahs story for ages! Ever since we met them in Libby and Masons story, Taking Chances. I knew there was a brilliant story there, I just didn’t realise how good it would be.

As soon as we start reading, it’s clear this isn’t going to be your straight forward love story.
Savannahs life is about to be turned upside down, things with her and Josh look bleaker than they’ve ever been. They’ve moved way beyond Josh being Savannahs brother Brodys best friend!

One thing I know for certain is, once I got reading this book, I couldn’t put it down! I read it in one sitting! It’s a beautiful story and I love these characters. 💖

I believe Brodys book is next and I’m already so ready for it.

I love new book series’ to love and trust me, you won’t regret reading these


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Laura Farr lives in Shropshire with her husband and
two children. When she isn’t working, or being a Mummy she is pursuing her
dream of writing. 
She is a romantic at heart and loves nothing more than
writing stories with a happy ever after, even if there is the odd chapter of
angst thrown in! Her desire to write came from her love of reading and when she
isn’t writing you will find her attached to her kindle or spending time with
her family.

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Ruckus by LJ Shen – Blog Tour & Review

Title: Ruckus
Series: Sinners of Saint #2
Author: L.J. Shen
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: May 26, 2017

“This series is one of the best I’ve read all year”Angie, Angie’s Dreamy Reads

“LJ Shen delivers and then some. I am loving this series.”Kylie Scott New York Times Bestseller

“It’s unpredictable, raw, emotional, and edgy- pure chaos contained in a beautiful package.”TJ Loves Books

“LJ Shen just wrote her best love story ever!” DD’s Boom Room

They say that life is a beautiful lie and death a painful truth. They’re right.
No one has ever made me feel more alive than the guy who serves as a constant reminder that my clock is ticking.
He is my forbidden, shiny apple.
The striking fallacy to my blunt, raw, truth.
He is also my sister’s ex-boyfriend.
One thing you should know before you judge me;
I saw him first. I craved him first. I loved him first.
Eleven years later, he waltzed into my life, demanding a second chance.
Dean Cole wants to be my bronze horseman. My white knight has finally arrived. Hopefully, he isn’t too late.

They say the brightest stars burn out the fastest. They’re right.
She sets my mind on fire.
All smart mouth, snarky attitude and a huge heart.
In a world where everything is dull, she shines like fucking Sirius.
Eleven years ago, fate tore us apart.
This time, I fucking dare it to try.
Getting to her is a battlefield, but man, that’s why they call me Ruckus.
Rosie LeBlanc is about to find out how hard I can fight.
And conquering her will be the sweetest victory.

5 Stars!!!

Best book of the series so far!

In this book we follow the lives and story of Dean “Ruckus” Cole and his Baby Leblanc, Rosie.

I found myself instantly endeared to Dean. Even though he was a wrong en and definitely on self destruct, you can tell deep down he had a heart of gold and his heart definitely belongs to Rosie.
The only problem is Rosie won’t have anything to do with him.

Rosie Leblanc is not living. She’s Millie Leblancs fragile little sister. Spending her time working in a coffee shop and volunteering at the hospital. The only thing she’s managed to do is move away from home. Even if it is into Deans building.

With Rosies sister marrying Vicious, Deans friend and one of the hot holes, there’s no way Rosie is going to be able to avoid Dean but the real question is, does she even want to?

This book held so much emotion within its pages that I found myself both wanting to speed read and slow down so I could enjoy it more. It’s a GREAT read and I love Rosie and Dean.

And that plot twist though! I did not see that coming! 😱😃 Well played Leigh, we’ll played! 😃

This series is fab!

I can’t wait for the next one. Trent has definitely got a story to tell! 

L.J. Shen resides in sunny California with her husband, son, chubby cat and wild, wild dreams.Her passion is to write badass stories, sushi, UFC and her awesome family and friends (not in this order, though. Obviously, sushi comes before writing. Oh, and also the family part.)

She spend the first half of her twenties traveling the world and is now paying all the fun with extra shifts in front of her MacBook. Feel free to contact her on her Facebook page. She loves to hear from her readers.


Falling Hard by Lexi Ryan – Release Blitz & Review


Title: Falling Hard
Series: The Blackhawk Boys #4
Author: Lexi Ryan
Genre: Sports Romance
Release Date: May 23, 2017




An NFL player with a secret past, and the one woman with the power to turn his world inside out…
Former actress Emma Rothschild is partying in Vegas in disguise. But I’m not fooled. Five years ago, I knew that body better than my own, and I haven’t forgotten a single detail—not the curve of her hip beneath my hand or the hitch in her breath when I kiss her neck.
When Emma’s unexpectedly left alone in Sin City, I agree to spend the weekend with her. As friends. Why not? If I can knock down the toughest guys in the NFL, I’m strong enough to keep my hands to myself, even if she is the sexiest woman I’ve ever met.
Emma is part of my past—years so shrouded in secrets that not even my best friends know the truth about who I am. I’m a single dad now and not interested in revisiting my old ways or trying to win back the only woman I ever let close enough to break my heart.
But this is Vegas, where all bets are off, and with Emma, nothing ever goes as planned…




“A sexy, sweet, oh-so-emotional second chance romance that will make you believe in the power of fate and forgiveness.” – USA Today Bestseller Lili Valente




FALLING HARD is a sexy and emotional novel intended for mature readers. It’s the fourth book in the world of the Blackhawk Boys, but can be enjoyed as a standalone.
Football. Secrets. Lies. Passion. These boys don’t play fair. Which Blackhawk Boy will steal your heart?
Book 1 – SPINNING OUT (Arrow’s story)
Book 2 – RUSHING IN (Christopher’s story)
Book 3 – GOING UNDER (Sebastian’s story)
Book 4 – FALLING HARD (Keegan’s story)
Book 5 – IN TOO DEEP (Mason’s story, coming fall 2017)



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4.5 Stars.

Well that was a roller coaster of a read!

Emma and Keegan find themselves running into one another in Vegas of all places on separate weekends away and fireworks fly!
Though it soon becomes apparent that they already know eachother and although it’s been 5 years since they last spoke, they didn’t leave eachothers lives on the best of terms.

There is an instant chemistry between them that has you so intrigued but you have no idea why, there are so many secrets waiting to be uncovered.

I’ve got to say, at times I found myself so frustrated with them, I just wanted them to get it sorted and be happy but it was one hell of a read I just couldn’t stop once I started.

I loved the fact that these characters had flaws and pasts and had done things they weren’t proud of, it made them that much more real and I found myself rooting for both of them.

It’s definitely a story of twists and turns but definitely one I’d recommend. It was fab!



“You’re too beautiful,” I tell her. I run my thumb along her jaw. “Too fucking beautiful.”“I’ve missed you. You’re the best man I’ve ever met.”

My stomach clenches and I shake my head. “Don’t think that. It’s a lie. It’s what I wanted you to believe. Don’t bring that lie into tonight.”

“How was it a lie?” She grins up at me, and I know a full confession would erase all the happiness from her face.

“When we were together before, I wasn’t the man you thought I was. I wasn’t good.” It’s the closest to the truth I’ve ever given anyone about my past.

“So you don’t want me believing you’re good?”

I pull her hips tightly against me as I exhale in frustration. She still thinks this is some kind of joke. “I’m different now, but then…”

She lifts onto her toes and flicks her tongue against my ear. “Don’t be so different. I like you a little bad.”

I groan and stop dancing. I don’t know how much longer I can do this without diving over the line. “Is that permission to stop being your friend?” I’m obsessed with knowing if she tastes as sweet as I remember. And if I swipe my tongue over the sensitive spot beneath her ear, will she gasp like she always did?

She shrugs and grins, and the dance floor tilts off balance. It’s crowded, and we’re surrounded by writhing bodies, cocooned in the crowd. I turn her in my arms so her back is to my front and settle my hand against the soft skin of her midriff. She arches her back and rubs against me.

I sweep her hair to the side, and when I press my lips to the long, smooth column of her neck, she trembles against me.

“Are you okay?” I ask against her ear. “Is this okay?”

“I—I’m not sure…”

“Tell me what you want. Not five years ago. Not tomorrow. What do you want right now?”

She reaches back and threads her fingers through my hair to guide my mouth back to her neck.

I don’t hesitate. I kiss and suck on that tender skin while we move to the beat.

The rest of the room fades and one song blurs into the next. A waitress comes by selling shots, and I buy two, one for each of us, and we lock eyes as we throw them back. At some point, I’m vaguely aware of Bailey checking on me, but my focus is one hundred percent on Emma, on this night that takes me back to when I was eighteen and so fucking in love it hurt. Tonight, Emma isn’t the woman who once broke my heart. She isn’t the girl who wrote me off with a simple goodbye note and apologies I didn’t want. Tonight, she’s a dream, my fantasy in the flesh, my reward for surviving the hardest year of my whole life.

When her face begins to blur, I realize I’m way more drunk than I ever intended. I need to sober up or I’m not going to remember a minute of this night. “Want to get out of here?”

She nods, takes my hand, and leads me out of the bar and down the hall to the elevators. My watch reads a quarter past two.

“Let’s get some food,” I suggest, but at the same moment, an elevator dings and the doors slide open.

Emma grabs my hand and drags me inside. “I don’t want food,” she says, punching a button.

I spin her around and press her against the wall. “What do you want, Em?” I drop my hand to her side to skim my knuckles over her skirt, and she widens her stance to part her thighs. “Fuck,” I whisper. I shouldn’t do this. Not here, not when any moment someone could join us on the elevator, not when we’re both so damn drunk it’s a wonder we can stand upright. But shouldn’t is so much weaker than want, and I want to touch her more than I want anything right now.

I’m faintly aware of the soft beeping of the passing floors as I slide my hand up her skirt and cup her between her legs. She gasps, and I rub my fingers over the damp lace of her panties, teasing her swollen flesh.

When the elevator stops and the doors slide open, she grabs my wrist and holds me still. “Please,” she whispers in my ear. “Please. Don’t stop.” Then she tilts her hips and rocks against my hand. I couldn’t refuse her if every person in the hotel was watching us.

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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of emotional romance that sizzles, Lexi enjoys reading, sunshine, a good glass of wine, and rare trips to the beach. Lexi lives in Indiana with her husband, two children, and neurotic dog. You can find her at her website:


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COVER REVEAL – The Gravity of Us by Brittainy C Cherry


The Gravity of Us (Elements #4) by Brittainy C. Cherry

Release Date: April 13th, 2017
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Cover Designer: Quirkybird Designs


Book Four in The Elements Series

By Brittainy C. Cherry

Graham Russell and I weren’t made for one another.

I was driven by emotion; he was apathetic. I dreamed while he lived in nightmares. I cried when he had no tears to shed.

Despite his frozen heart and my readiness to run, we sometimes shared seconds. Seconds when our eyes locked and we saw each other’s secrets. Seconds when his lips tasted my fears, and I breathed in his pains. Seconds when we both imagined what it would be like to love one another.

Those seconds left us floating, but when reality knocked us sideways, gravity forced us to descend.

Graham Russell wasn’t a man who knew how to love, and I wasn’t a woman who knew how to either. Yet if I had the chance to fall again, I’d fall with him forever.

Even if we were destined to crash against solid ground.

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The Cad and The Co-Ed by Penny Reid and LH Cosway is now LIVE – Blog Tour and Review


The Cad and The Co-Ed, a quirky and sexy romantic comedy from Penny Reid & L.H. Cosway is available now!!



Bryan Leech is a cad.

Or, he *was* a cad.

No one is quite certain.

Once the quintessential playboy, Bryan claims he’s done with wild parties and weekend benders. No more one night stands leading to mornings he can’t remember; no more binges and blackouts; no more exploits plastered all over the tabloids and rag sheets. According to Bryan, he’s cleaning up his act.

The only problem is, no one believes him.


Eilish Cassidy never thought she’d be a mother at nineteen or still in college at twenty-four. Cut off from every member of her family except her favorite cousin, she’s finally managed to put her life back together. Stronger and wiser, Eilish enters her last semester of university determined to stand on her own. Now she just needs to find an internship.

The only problem is, her best option—by far—places her directly in the path of her son’s father, and he doesn’t remember her at all.


Bryan is determined to prove he’s changed. Eager to settle down with the right woman, he’s got his sights set on the gorgeous redhead who seems terribly familiar.

Eilish is determined to hide her secret. She’ll do anything to keep her child safe, even if that means ignoring her own wishes and desires.

But what happens when Bryan starts to remember? And what will it take for Bryan to convince the girl he forgot that she’s unforgettable?


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5 Stars.

Bryan Leech is the perfect man. On paper. He’s strong, hard working, “drool worthy” and has all the moves to get any girl he wants.

Eilish Cassidy has had Bryans poster on her wall from the age of 13, though she never believed he’d be interested in her. Until one day he was.

Brilliant, and happily ever after. Right?
Not quite…

I love both Penny and LH’s ability to create such flawed, clever and quirky characters and have us root for them so much.
They take issues, which often come across really angsty and resolve them using witt and humour.

Bryan and Eilish do not have an easy ride at all! With parents like theirs it’s a wonder how they’ve turned out as level headed as they are. His mother means well but has her own demons to live with and her parents are so concerned with image that nothing she has ever done is good enough for them, especially her mother! Thankfully she has her cousin Sean who is a big help!

I’m really enjoying this series. LH and Penny are the perfect partnership. I’ve really enjoyed all three books so far. Long may it continue. 

Read this book. Seriously. In fact, read The Hooker and the Hermit, then The Player and The Pixie and then this. You won’t regret it. They’re such good reads. Any book that is going be sweet and funny get my vote and these books have that in abundance.

Loved it.

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Meet Penny Reid:

Penny Reid is the USA Today Bestselling Author of the Winston Brothers and Knitting in the City series. When she’s not immersed in penning smart romances, Penny works in the biotech industry as a researcher. She’s also a full time mom to three diminutive adults, wife, daughter, knitter, crocheter, sewer, general crafter, and thought ninja.


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L.H. Cosway has a BA in English Literature and Greek and Roman Civilisation, and an MA in Postcolonial Literature. She lives in Dublin city. Her inspiration to write comes from music. Her favorite things in life include writing stories, vintage clothing, dark cabaret music, food, musical comedy, and of course, books.

She thinks that imperfect people are the most interesting kind. They tell the best stories.


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Defy by L.J. Shen – Review Tour

Title: Defy
Series: Sinners of Saints #0.5
Author: L.J Shen
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Published: February 3, 2017


My name is Melody Greene, and I have a confession to make.


I slept with my student, a senior in high school.


Multiple times.


I had multiple orgasms.
In multiple positions.
I slept with my student and I enjoyed it.
I slept with my student and I’d do it all over again if I could turn back time.
My name is Melody Greene, and I got kicked out of my position as a teacher and did my walk of shame a la Cersei Lannister from the principal’s office, minutes after said principal threatened to call the cops on me.
My name is Melody Greene, and I did something bad because it made me feel good.
Here is why it was totally worth it. 

Defy is a smutty, insta-love, insta-lust short novella. Defy is a prequel to Vicious (Sinners of Saint #1). It is recommended, but unnecessary, to read Defy before reading Vicious.

“It was sexy and steamy and everything I’ve come to expect from this author.” – Ariana, Steamy Reads Blog.

“Holy Heck this was Hot!! If I wasn’t hooked on this series before I sure am now!! These boys just get dirtier, hotter, off the rails panty wetting hot!!” – Kitty Katz Crazy About Books.

Forbidden romance has never been so well done! And this is a novella!” – Stephanie, Tied Up In Romance.



5 Stars!

I didn’t expect to love this little treasure of a book as much as I did. I’m usually not into the whole student and teacher romance but I loved this book!

I think one of the reasons I loved it so much is because, often in these kinds of romances the teacher has his or her stuff together and the student is floundering but it seemed the complete opposite in Jaime and Melody’s case. Jaime knew what he wanted and he was going for it.

I wasn’t expecting it to be such a sweet read either but one again I was so wrong!

Jaime has his typical boyish behaviour but he’s also so sweet at the same time, I loved him.

With a best friend like Vicious it would be easy for Jaime to just become a forgettable side character but I think I liked him even more than Vicious.

I’ll say it again, I loved this book! It’s got everything you need in a love story, and more!


L.J. Shen resides in sunny California with her husband, son, chubby cat and wild, wild dreams.

Her passion is to write badass stories, sushi, UFC and her awesome family and friends (not in this order, though. Obviously, sushi comes before writing. Oh, and also the family part.)

She spend the first half of her twenties traveling the world and is now paying all the fun with extra shifts in front of her MacBook. Feel free to contact her on her Facebook page. She loves to hear from her readers.


Bestie by Bella Jewel – Release Boost and Review



Title: Bestie
Series: Jokers Wrath MC
Author: Bella Jewel
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: December 13, 2016

From USA Today Bestselling Author Bella Jewel comes a new novel in the international bestselling Jokers Wrath MC Series. The universe works in mysterious ways.

Well, it did for me, anyway.

It was like it knew that I needed him.

It put him in my life during a time I honestly thought I couldn’t go on.

He was broken. I was broken.

We only had one thing to offer each other – friendship.

A true, deep, incredible friendship.

Laughter fixed us.

Talking bonded us.

He quickly became my everything.

This is our story.

I can’t promise it’s always perfect.

It might make you laugh.

It might make you cry.

It might even make you love.

It’s real.

It’s us. Besties.

**Contains Adult Themes – This book can be read as a standalone**

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4 Stars.

I did not expect this story. In a lot of ways it seems more grown up than the others in the series.

Roman and Molly have both been through a lot. They’re both suffering from a bad break up when they run into eachother they quickly form a strong bond trying to help heal eachother.
It’s obvious straight off that they have good chemistry and become best friends fast but there is definitely something more there, if only they’d give into it properly!

Roman frustrated me to no end in places! I just wanted him to get over it and claim his woman! 😂

I think most people could relate to Molly and Roman at some point throughout. We’ve all loved someone that doesn’t feel the same way and it sucks!

This book is about two broken hearts, finding eachother and trying to heal together.

It’s not as angsty as it sounds. Sure there’s heartache but there’s also laugh put loud moments there’s some hilarious one liners!

Read this book. It doesn’t disappoint.


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Bella Jewel is a self published, USA
Today bestselling author. She’s been publishing since 2013. Her first release
was a contemporary romance, Hell’s Knights which topped the charts upon
release. Since that time, she has published over five novels, gaining a
bestseller status on numerous platforms. She lives in North Queensland and is
currently studying editing and proofreading to further expand her career. Bella
has been writing since she was just shy of fifteen years old. In Summer 2013
she was offered an ebook deal through Montlake Romance for her bestselling
modern day pirate series, Enslaved By The Ocean. She plans to expand her
writing career, planning many new releases for the future.

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