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早早 BLOG TOUR 早早 NEW RELEASE 早早Sealed with a Kiss by Erin Nicholas, Boys of the Bayou Gone Wild #4 早早

Whats a girl to do when her celebrity crush needs her to be his fake girlfriend?

Sealed With a Kiss, an all-new romantic comedy filled with heated chemistry from New York Times bestselling author Erin Nicholas is available now!

Keep her damned feelings to herself, of course.
Child TV star turned adult wallflower Naomi LeClaire has vowed never to return to the spotlight.
But when shes stuck in a storm with Donovan Foster, the hot, charming, wild-life rescuing internet sensation, and she finally gives in and kisses him…and a few articles of clothing end up on the floor…suddenly her simple, quiet life is tossed upside down.

Especially after the paparazzi catches a heat-of-the-moment kiss. Now everyone assumes she’s his girlfriend and, when she realizes thats the best way to keep Donovan out of trouble, Naomi agrees to play along. Even though it puts her center stage with her private life in very public view. Again.

Theyre a whirlwind of opposites-attract chemistry the fans love, but they’ll surely blow over faster than a Gulf Coast hurricane. As long as they can keep straight what’s real and what’s just a once-in-a-lifetime fantasy.

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About Erin Nicholas
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Erin Nicholas has been writing romances almost as long as shes been reading them. To date, shes written over thirty sexy, contemporary novels that have been described as toe-curling, enchanting, steamy, and fun. She adores reluctant heroes, imperfect heroines, and happily ever afters.
Erin lives in the Midwest, where she enjoys spending time with her husband (who only wants to read the sex scenes in her books), her kids (who will never read the sex scenes in her books), and her family and friends (who claim to be shocked by the sex scenes in her books).

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休代EW RELEASE 以OTSHOT AND HOSPITALITY by Nora Everly BLOG TOUR休

Hotshot and Hospitality, an all new charming friends to lovers small town romance from Nora Everly, is LIVE in Kindle Unlimited! 

潃儭潃儭BOOK REVIEW 3.5 Stars This is a fun series and I really enjoyed the other books. Sadly, this one was a disappointment. I usually love Best Friends to Lovers stories. But there was zero chemistry between Garrett and Molly. Plus, she was so afraid of discussing her feelings, she would run away the moment anyone tried to talk about emotions. It got old quick. Im hoping the next book is about Sadie and Barrett, and that its better than this one.潃儭潃儭

Molly Cooper is through with men. She means it this time.

Being stood up and humiliated was the last straw.

But after her all grown up and smokin hot childhood bestie kissed her to help her save face, shes left wondering if it was the tequila or his lips that gave her all the feels.

Garrett Monroe had no intention of falling for his childhood best friend.

Unfortunately, one unplanned kiss in a bar was all it took for him to stumble. 

Now hes stuck with a crush that wont quit on the most stubborn woman hes ever known.

Soon enough theyre overwhelmed by out-of-control feelings, one match making momma, and two tight knit families who think theyre dating when theyre not.

Or are they?

Nothing stays secret in Green Valley, Tennessee.

Can Molly and Garrett navigate the nosy waters and fall for each other in private?

Or will secrets sink their friendship instead? 

‘Hotshot and Hospitality’ is a full-length contemporary romance, can be read as a standalone, and is book #8 in the Green Valley Library series, Green Valley Chronicles, Penny Reid Book Universe.

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Hey, Garrett, I returned with haphazard enthusiasm after he made it to the circle booth and nudged me over with his hip. Garrett and I used to be close. We were the same age and had been the best of friends until hormones, other friends, and teenage angstmostly minecaused us to drift apart somewhere around age fifteen. Wed remained cordial to each other during our high school years, often running with the same crowd and sometimes even hanging out, but wed no longer been best friends. I hadnt spent a lot of time alone with Garrett over the last decade and a half; hed blown out of Green Valley after graduation to go to college, then enlisted in the Marines right after. Hed been back for about four years and the laws of small-town living dictated that I saw him all the time. Small talk was our thing nowchitchat, a gathering of mutual friends here at Genies, the occasional family barbeque, that kind of stuff. I got stood up, there are too many assholes named Chris in Green Valley, and now Im totally freaking drunk and alone. I felt like I could admit it to him. Garrett had always kept my secrets, and hed know everything soon enough anyway.

His gaze warmed on me as his easy smile slid to the side. Well, whoever he is, hes a fool. And, weirdly, Ive only met one Chris who was worth a damn. The rest? All pricks. So, it seems like youre better off. He was decisive as he stole my water and took a sip with his eyes twinkling at me over the rim of the glass. I watched him set the glass down and my own eyes narrowed as his grin broadened and his dimples deepened within the dark whiskers that covered his square jaw. He was close to having a full beard. He was also pretty dang close to being the finest man in the whole stinking bar too. He leaned in, right into my space. You should have stayed married to me, he murmured into my ear, then his eyes met and held mine as he pulled away.

My eyebrows hit my hairline and I barely managed to prevent my jaw from dropping before I shot back a response that I hoped conveyed the proper amount of flippant wit and not the fact that he had completely flabbergasted me. He hadnt flirted with me like this when I saw him at the Piggly Wiggly last Saturday. No, he surely did not. We were six years old, Garrett. I dont think it was legally binding, since your dog performed the ceremony. Plus, you never even gave me a ring. Ring Pops dont count. I mean, two could play at whatever strange game this was clearly becoming.

Instead of answering me right away, he winked and studied my face with a grin. That wink hit me right between my eyes like a Nerf dart from our days of yoreI didnt just see it, I felt it. Bam! Tingles shot from my head to my toes. My brain scrambled inside my head and my mouth opened to say something smart, but nothing came out. Freaking tequila! I shook my metaphorical fist at the liquor that had stunted my normal standard of witty banter.

But we pinky swore it, Coop. His comically exaggerated pout was adorable. I felt my cheeks heat as I found myself staring avidly at his mouth in lusty contemplation, rather than just merely reading his lips. Why had I never noticed how full and bitable his lower lip was? I bet it was tasty too. Remember how we spit into our palms to seal the deal? he asked. I shook my head while my eyes roamed all over every inch of him I could see above the table.

How soon they forget. His chest rose and fell as he let out a huge sigh, and to my shame, my eyes bugged out at the sight. All my thoughts fluttered around in my brain like drunk, demented butterflies. Why was winky-flirt Garrett messing me up? I decided to place the blame on the tequila instead of the fact that he was looking ten different kinds of hot tonight. I finally managed to haul my gaze from his broad chest, which was currently testing the strength of his black T-shirt, and back up to his whiskey brown eyes that were still freaking twinkling at me.

Ugh! There was nowhere to look on him that wasnt sexy, damn it.

And was he flirting with me?

Me?

Wed known each other since babyhood, for craps sake. We used to take baths togetherme, him, and Mr. Bubble. Wed never flirted before. Ever.

Had we? 

About Nora Everly

Nora Everly is a lifelong bookworm. She started reading the good stuff once she grew tall enough to sneak the romance novels off the top of her mothers bookshelf and it has been non-stop ever since.

Once upon a time she was a substitute teacher and an educational assistant. Now shes a writer and stay at home mom to two small humans and one fat cat.

Nora lives in the Pacific Northwest with her family and her overactive imagination.

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BLOG TOUR 攻 NEW RELEASE 攻 FLIPPING LOVE YOU, BOYS OF THE BAYOU GONE WILD #3, BY ERIN NICHOLAS 攻

If only she’d known who he really was.
And that he was the fall-hard-and-fast type.
And the protective type.
And that one night would turn into more like nine-months of being …sigh…very personal.

BOOK REVIEW I am a HUGE fan of Erin Nicholas! I have read at least one book in most of her series (and every single one of her Sapphire Falls books!)

The Boys of the Bayou Gone Wild is a really fun series, with each book better than the last! I do not read blurbs for books by my favorite authors, so I didnt know what I was getting into with Jillian and Zeke except for the bit of background we received in book #2, Heavy Petting. This couple was just delightful! I love the way they take care of each other. Their relationship moved very fast, and while Im not normally a fan of Insta-Love, I flipping loved it!

The giant, fun-loving Autre family was very involved in their storyline, of course! It does take a while to keep all the names straight, but Ive decided that just means I need to read more of the previous Bayou books!

Thanks to the author for the opportunity to read and review this book.

Flipping Love You, an all-new fun and flirty standalone romance that cranks up the heat in the Boys of the Bayou Gone Wild series by New York Times bestselling author Erin Nicholas, is available now!

He’s the tattooed bad boy her mama warned her about.
She’s his hot mess–but mostly hot–next door neighbor.
Until a two-night-stand gives them the surprise of a lifetime…

Jillian Morris is a workaholic who forgets to watch the time. And to eat. And to change her shoes. And to keep even a house-plant alive. And to have any kind of a personal life.

Now an eccentric millionaire has left her eight million dollars. And eight penguins. Yes, real live penguins. She’s a wildlife vet who specializes in penguins, so that makes sense. Kind of. She can, and does, keep penguins alive and well. She now just has to move them cross-country to her friend’s new animal park.

So if anyone deserves a one-night (or two) stand with a hot, younger, tattooed bad boy on a motorcycle, it’s her. Or so Jill tells herself when Zeke Landry flips his bike in front of her motel.

If only she’d known who he really was.
And that he was the fall-hard-and-fast type.
And the protective type.
And that one night would turn into more like nine-months of being …sigh…very personal.

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Erin lives in the Midwest, where she enjoys spending time with her husband (who only wants to read the sex scenes in her books), her kids (who will never read the sex scenes in her books), and her family and friends (who claim to be shocked by the sex scenes in her books).

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BLOG TOUR 潃儭潃儭 NEW RELEASE 潃儭潃儭 HEAVY PETTING, BOYS OF THE BAYOU GONE WILD BOOK 2 潃儭潃儭 BY ERIN NICHOLAS 潃儭潃儭

He’s her best friend.
A reformed bad boy turned hot teacher.
And after one spur-of-the-moment Vegas wedding… her husband.

Heavy Petting, an all-new heartwarming and laugh-out-loud romantic comedy in the Boys of the Bayou Gone Wild Series by New York Times bestselling author Erin Nicholas is available now!

He’s her best friend.
A reformed bad boy turned hot teacher.
And after one spur-of-the-moment Vegas wedding… her husband.

Jordan Benoit and Fletcher Landry have been best friends since they were six. He’s always been The Guy. When she needed picked up, cheered up, or lifted up–like literally, to see the stage at a concert–Fletcher was the guy.

So when her boyfriend dumps her–on national TV–Fletcher immediately gets on a plane and comes to her rescue.

And when she ends up in a Vegas wedding chapel and needs someone to say, “I do”…yep, Fletcher’s the guy. Of course.

But being The Guy 24/7 is a lot. He just wants everyone to give him a freaking minute to get this marriage thing right. Including his sexy, sweet new wife who he’s wanted for three years. Who is exasperatingly, temptingly all-in from minute one.

Jordan knows what she wants. A life in her hometown. A job with alpacas. And Fletcher. Not necessarily in that order.

They’ve said the vows. They’d told the world. They’ve told their grandmas. Forget taking things slow. Forget just heavy petting. Forget any chance of backing out when things get tough. They’re going to have to go all the way, in every way.

After all, friends becoming lovers should be the easiest thing in the world. Right?

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Excerpt

I also think that I need to
Marry me.
Date you.
They spoke at the same time.
Then stared at each other.
What?
What?
They spoke simultaneously again.
I was trying to give you some freaking space before I said anything. He seemed very annoyed suddenly.
She leaned in, bracing her hand on the seat between them. The last person I need space from is you, Fletcher. I mean, weve basically been dating for twenty years. If dating is about getting to know someone and figuring out how well you fit with them and figuring out if you want to spend the rest of your life with them安eve done that.
He shook his head. You have got to be one of the most exasperating people in my life.
Her eyebrows rose. Considering your twin brothers are Zeke and Zander, being one of the most exasperating people in your life is pretty huge.
He shook his head. Absolutely exasperating. To think I couldve kissed you when we were standing next to a king-sized bed and you were only in your bra and panties and you would have been all in.
Jordan felt her cheeks flush, but she grinned widely. I really am a pain.
You really are. His gaze dropped to her mouth.
Jordan felt a zing of excitement go through her. She really wanted him to kiss her.
I think you dating me is a great idea, he said after a moment.
Thank God.
Youre sure youre done dating other people? Having fun with all those girls? All the casual relationships? she asked.
If it means I get to be with you? Absolutely.
Her stomach swooped, harder and faster than before. This isnt crazy?
It makes a hell of a lot more sense than anything else. Like you dating other men. Or either of us being with anyone else.
Weve never talked about this before.
Youve been taken, he said simply.
Right. That was true. And Fletcher was too good of a guy to go after another mans girl.
She still felt compelled to say, Its been three years since anything happened.
Again, because youve been taken. His voice dropped. Only because youve been taken, Jordan.
Her heart skittered at that and she wet her lips. She thought about her next words carefully. Several seconds ticked by. Then she said simply, Prove it.
Fletcher reached out, wrapped his big hand around her wrist, and tugged her close. He cupped the back of her head and brought her in until they were nose to nose. This changes everything, he said. Almost as if it was a warning.
I know.
Im the last frog youre ever going to kiss. So be sure you want it now.
That was exactly what shed wanted to hear without even realizing it.

About Erin Nicholas

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Erin Nicholas has been writing romances almost as long as shes been reading them. To date, shes written over thirty sexy, contemporary novels that have been described as toe-curling, enchanting, steamy, and fun. She adores reluctant heroes, imperfect heroines, and happily ever afters.
Erin lives in the Midwest, where she enjoys spending time with her husband (who only wants to read the sex scenes in her books), her kids (who will never read the sex scenes in her books), and her family and friends (who claim to be shocked by the sex scenes in her books).

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BLOG TOUR 潃儭潃儭 NEW RELEASE 潃儭潃儭 Otterly Irresistible, Boys of the Bayou Gone Wild #1, by Erin Nicholas

A hot, grumpy wildlife vet . . . and otters. Youre welcome.

Otterly Irresistible, an all new opposites attract, small town romance by New York Times bestselling author Erin Nicholas, is available now!

Broody wildlife veterinarian Griffin Foster is done. Done trying to save the world. Done getting attached. Hes been fired twice for standing his ground and now hes going to be content–by God–in small-town Louisiana, in a small veterinary practice, where there will only be small problems.

Quiet and boring, though? Um, no. Hes been adopted by a loud, crazy Cajun family with a tiny petting zoo for him to care for. Hey, its not endangered tigers at a nationally renowned zoo, but a family of otters–and all the gumbo he can eat–isnt a bad deal.

Until she shows up. Again.

The sunny, gorgeous optimist who stole his heart–and his favorite shirt–two months ago. Who clearly hasnt heard the word no enough in her life. And who is the first woman to put even a tiny crack in his dont-get-attached wall.

Charlotte Charlie Landry is the new marketing consultant for the family swamp-boat tour company and petting zoo. It might not have been her plan, but she is all in, ready to grow the business. Whether the hot, grumpy vet likes it or not.

He doesnt.

Worse, sparring with his unforgettable one-night stand is more fun than hes had in a long time.

But watching wears-designer-dresses Charlie find her dream job amongst a bunch of goats, alpacas, and otters is a surprise.

And her helping him find his passion again is…well, irresistible.

Dammit.

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Excerpt

He lifted a brow. Are you going to actually be helpful now or not?

She loved every single thing about this petting zoo.

Oh, Im not going anywhere, she told him. Im definitely going to help.

He sighed.

Feeling suddenly lighter and happier than she had in a long timeand that was saying something as she was generally light and happy, not to mention on her way to Paris soonCharlie turned back to the animals.

Okay, now that we know each other better, how about you all be sweet and head back to the barn?

Not one animal even looked at her.

Hey, Stan? she called to the big goat. Youre clearly a leader. How about you show me that you can do some good with all that staunch determination and lead everyone back to the barn?

You cant be serious, the guy said. Talking to them isnt going to work.

Talking is what I do.

No kidding.

She just lifted a brow. So what should I do instead?

Maybe he could give her an opening for charming him into putting that very nice, smirky, sarcastic mouth against hers and

Nudge em, he said simply.

Now she blinked at him. What?

Nudge them, he said again.

Just nudge them? As in, push them? She narrowed her eyes. Were they talking about goats? Or were they maybe talking about grumpy farmers who needed more than a subtle flirtation to make a move?

Sometimes thats all they need.

Okay then. She was going to keep that in mind.

So色 He nodded toward the goats.

She blew out a breath. Okay, so for right now, they were talking about goats.

Charlie approached the smallest of the animals. Heor shelooked up at her. Hello, Im Charlotte. Would you please accompany me across the street back to your barn? She heard the mans snort even from a distance. That made her smile even though she was still stuck with the problem of herding goats.

The goat, of course, didnt move a step.

I would very much enjoy it if you would grant me the pleasure of your company across the street at your barn, she told the goat.

This time the goat didnt even lift his head.

Charlie propped a hand on her hip. I dont feel that we know each other well enough for me to actually put my hands on your body, so it really would be easier if you would just head in the general direction of your barn.

For fucks sake. Suddenly the man was back beside her.

He bent and lifted the goat, and Charlie couldnt help but think this had worked out very well.
She hadnt had to touch the goats, but she hadnt been entirely unhelpful to him.

Okay, that wasnt true. She had been completely unhelpful to him. But she hadnt left him out
here with the goats alone.

The man pivoted and pressed the goat to her chest. Instinctively her arms went up and around it. He let go.

And just like that, she had her arms full of goat.

Charlie gasped, partially in surprise and partially because it only took her a millisecond to think about the fact that she now had a barnyard animal up against her Alex Perry cocktail dress.

You have to be kidding, she said to the man.

When nudging doesnt work, sometimes you have to get hands-on.

Charlie blew out a breath. She was tucking that away in her idea of how to handle him too. But she was preoccupied at the moment.

And not so sure she wanted to kiss him after all.

No, that wasnt true. She still wanted to kiss him. Especially now that he was standing closer.

Even if she had to kiss him over the back of a goat.

Which probably meant she really wanted to kiss him.

About Erin Nicholas

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Erin Nicholas has been writing romances almost as long as shes been reading them. To date, shes written over thirty sexy, contemporary novels that have been described as toe-curling, enchanting, steamy, and fun. She adores reluctant heroes, imperfect heroines, and happily ever afters.
Erin lives in the Midwest, where she enjoys spending time with her husband (who only wants to read the sex scenes in her books), her kids (who will never read the sex scenes in her books), and her family and friends (who claim to be shocked by the sex scenes in her books).

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BLOG TOUR! Eye Candy, Fighting for Love #3, by Jiffy Kate, from Smartypants Romance! Now available in Kindle Unlimited!

Eye Candy, an all-new opposites attract small-town romance from Jiffy Kate, is available now in Kindle Unlimited!

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BOOK REVIEW: This was a nice continuation of what you could call the Viking Invasion series, with the story of another Erickson brother coming to Green Valley. It was cute, well-written, hardly any drama or angst, and thankfully no ridiculous Big Conflict. Just two people falling in love and trying to figure out a way to be together against the odds.

Maggie is 24 years old and has been sheltered growing up, and so it almost felt like a high school or college romance even more than the college hockey romance I read right before this book!

The story and characters are entrenched in Green Valley, which I love, because not all the Green Valley books in the Smartypants Romance collection give me that same feeling.

There are two more Viking brothers, and I look forward to their stories. Thanks to the authors and SPR for the opportunity to read and review this book.

Vali Erickson is the classic middle childmisunderstood, underestimated, and overlooked. Hes fine with it. Really. The overlooked part is actually serving him well during this phase of life.

Hes in Green Valley in an effort to fly under the radar and regroup after a life-altering blow to his heart and ego. The last thing hes looking for is a woman to warm his bed until one throws him to the mat and rocks his world.

Margaret ONeal is an only child who has led a sheltered life. Shes used to being a wallflower. Her ability to blend into the background is what allows her to maintain her anonymity as a gossip columnist for the Green Valley Ledger.

Since the Ericksons moved to town, she’s never felt more inspired, especially with the newest addition. Vali Erickson is the definition of eye candydevastatingly handsome with muscles for daysgiving her plenty to report about.

The more Maggie observes, the more she finds herself wanting things shes only read about in romance novels.

Admiring Vali from afar is good enough for her until their paths cross and she finds herself trying to stay afloat in uncharted territoryno labels, no promises, and WAY out of her comfort zone.

Will this arrangement be what finally breaks her out of her shell, or will her heart be a casualty of the Viking Invasion?

‘Eye Candy’ is a full-length contemporary romance, and can be read as a standalone. Book #3 in the Fighting For Love series, Green Valley Chronicles, Penny Reid Book Universe.

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Excerpt

Standing outside the Green Valley Community Center, Im getting a little antsy waiting for Maggie. I really hate not picking her up at her house for a date, but she insists its better this way. Ive told her I didnt care if she lived on the outskirts of town or Timbuktu, I still wanted to pick her up but she just laughed and redirected our conversation.

I have a feeling she doesnt want to formally introduce me to her parents as the man shes dating, especially after my one and only visit to their feed store. I guess I understand. I didnt really make the best first impression but thats on me. How can I redeem myself if she refuses to introduce me to them?

Maybe I need a do-over visit to the store.

Before I can formulate a solid plan, my attention is pulled to the parking lot where I see Maggie walking toward me, looking sexy as fuck. I lean back against a column and enjoy watching her come to me. Shes so striking with how she carries herself and I dont think she even knows it. Her height and voluptuous curves paired with her long, dark hair and wide smile command the attention of everyone around her.

And shes mine.

For now, anyway.

When shes close enough for me to touch, I slide my arm around her waist and pull her to me. Capturing her mouth with mine, I claim it, not able to hold back any longer. Even though we made out in the parking lot of Genies on Friday, its been too long since Ive been able to see her touch her taste her.

I want her so fucking much. I want to learn her body and watch her fall apart over and over. I want her to explore my body and have her way with me, any way she wants. I want so much but realize now is not the time or place for my dick to be running the show, so I slowly and reluctantly pull away.

Maggies lips are swollen and her eyes are dazed as she looks at me and whispers, Wow.

Happy Valentines Day, beautiful. I kiss her forehead, allowing my lips to linger so I can have one last taste before we walk inside.

Same to you. She bites down on her bottom lip, fighting back a smile as she shakes her head. Id give anything to know what shes thinking and to replace her teeth with my own. Those luscious lips have made an appearance in every dream Ive had for the past week.

And as much as I want to make her come again, its not going to happen in the parking lot of the community center. My instincts tell me Maggies a virgin. Even though I dont have a lot of experience in that arena, I know one thing for sure, I want every orgasm I give Maggie to be better than the one before.

I want all her firsts to be worth the wait because she definitely is.

So, tell me about the jam sessions. I hear theyre pretty famous, I say as I grab her hand and lead her to the buildings entrance, needing to distract myself so Im not sporting a semi as we walk into the community center.

Theyve been happening for a few years now and theyre pretty fun. Typically, theyre held on Friday nights and people from all over come to enjoy good music and even better food. You like bar-b-que, right?

I look at her like shes lost her mind. Woman, I am from Texas. Of course, I like bar-b-que.

She laughs and squeezes my arm as we step inside, where were instantly greeted by a friendly welcoming committee. After we get the rundown on where to find the festivities, we make our way to where the food is and Maggie continues our conversation.

I know youre from Texas, which is why I asked. Texas bar-b-que is very different from Tennessee bar-b-que. Some even say your version isnt bar-b-que at all.

I jerk away from her in shock. Them’s fightin words, Miss ONeal, I say, laying my Texas twang on thick. Now, take me to this high-and-mighty food so I can judge for myself.

Thirty minutes later, Im slumped in my chair, fighting the urge to unbuckle my belt and jeans.

So, whats the verdict?

Maggies expression is smug and I want to kiss it right off her face but Im too full to move right now. So instead, I give her a shrug, trying to play it off. Its alright, I guess. If you like that kind of thing.

Her laughter fills the room and Im mesmerized. Its quickly becoming my favorite sound, second only to the sounds of her orgasm. Shit, I cannot be thinking like that right now, when Im too stuffed to try and hide a boner.

One of these days, Ill fix you some Texas bar-b-que, I vow.

She scrunches up her nose, and while the look on her face is absolutely adorable, its not quite what I was hoping for. Youve had my cooking before. Do you doubt my skills?

Its not that, she starts. Its just that Texas bar-b-que is mainly smoked meat, not cooked over an open flame, and you put your sauce on the side! Her hand covers her heart to illustrate the horror of her words.

Listen, good meat is good meat, I dont care where its from. But, its only fair that you try my meat since I just tried yours.

The words are out of my mouth before I realize how they sound, and when I look at Maggies face to get her reaction, Im pleased to see the same dazed look from earlier. Shes also blushing something fierce, which tells me shes just as dirty minded as I am. Well, maybe not quite as much, but close.

Hey, I say to get her attention.

With flushed cheeks, she meets my eyes. Yeah?

You gonna take me to one of the music rooms so I can finally dance with you?

Her shoulders relax and she gives me one of her mega-watt smiles. Are you sure youre up to it?

Absolutely. Besides, I need to burn off some of this food.

Maggie giggles and grabs my hand, pulling me out of my chair and leading me to the first music room we find. There are five or six musicians playing some good ol honky-tonk music, which is exactly what I need right now.

I twirl Maggie around before pulling her flush against my body. Lets dance.

And, dance, we do. We two-step, we waltz, and we even jitterbug a couple of times before were worn out and need to take a break.

We leave the room and enter another with a band playing bluegrass music. Im a little surprised to see both of my brothers, along with their significant others, on the dance floor. Bluegrass is not a genre of music we listened to much back home but its a slow song and I completely understand the draw of slow dancing with a woman. So much so, I grab Maggies hand and lead her onto the floor close to my siblings, so we can join in the fun, as well.

What a sight this must be, watching three big-ass dudes from Texas slow dancing to bluegrass music in a refurbished classroom.

Oh, good, Cletus is playing. Hes so good on the banjo, Maggie tells me.

Whos that?

You know Jenn from the bakery, right? Well, thats her husband. She uses her head to point in the direction of a man with wild hair, playing a banjo as if its the easiest thing to do. Not gonna lie, Im kind of envious of his long beard. Ive never been able to grow my beard out like that.

It doesnt take long for me to get lost in the feel of Maggie in my arms again. She fits perfectly, her soft parts molding to my hard ones, and if it feels this good while we still have our clothes on, I cant fucking wait to be this close to her while naked.

Maggies head is on my shoulder as we sway to the music, so she doesnt see when Tempest waves at me. I look up at Tempest and watch as she mouths, Have you asked about New Orleans. Drawing my eyebrows together, I give a small shake of my head in reply. Shes obviously not happy with my answer because her eyes are now narrowed and her hands are on her hips.

Not wanting to get into it right now, I roll my eyes and sway our bodies so that my back is now facing Tempest. Im sure Ill pay for this tomorrow but I dont care.

Its not that I dont want Maggie to go to New Orleans with us, with me, because I do. But I cant help but wonder if its too soon for us. Of course, I wouldnt have any expectations regarding the physical side of our relationship but itd be our first weekend getaway as a couple, and to me, thats a big deal. Road trips can either make or break a couple and the fact wed also be with my family, as in my entire family well, it kind of scares the shit out of me. I dont want to pressure her or freak her out but, on the flip side, making that trip without her would fucking suck.

I will ask her, but not tonight.

Tonight, I just want to hold her in my arms for as long as shell let me.

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New Release! Four Weddings and a Swamp Boat Tour by Erin Nicholas

He can just be her friend and not commit the greatest sin of all
asking her for forever.
Probably.

**REVIEW** Erin Nicholas is a terrific storyteller. Ive enjoyed several of her series, but this one is new for me, and I cant wait to read more! Her stories are fun and fresh, with plots and storylines that are quite unique. Shes writes a lot of small town romance, which you think would get old and mundane. But it doesnt! Small town Iowa (Hot Cakes series) is different than Small town Louisiana (Boys of the Bayou), which is different than Small town Nebraska (Sapphire Falls).

Paiges family from Iowa and Mitchs family from Louisiana, but they have a lot in common. Theyre big, theyre nosy, theyre all up in each others business. But they care so much about those they love! Paige leaves Iowa to spend some time in Louisiana and she learns a lot about her family by spending time with Mitchs family, and it was really cool to read about.

This book sets up the next segment of the Boys of the Bayou series, which is Boys of the Bayou Gone Wild. The three guys those books are going to be about sound amazingly sexy and fun; I am so excited about the release of those books! Plus I need to go back and read the rest of this series. My Best Friends Mardi Gras Wedding is currently free, so grab it if you havent yet!
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Four Weddings And A Swamp Boat Tour, an all-new sweet and sexy Boys of the Bayou series standalone romance from New York Times bestselling author Erin Nicholas is available now!

Shes been proposed to five times.

Five.

She even said yes to one of them.

And then broke his heart when she called it off. Not to mention her mothers heart. And her grandmothers. And his mothers. And尖ou get the picture.

Paige Asher has now officially sworn off all dating. Diamonds give her hives.
All she wants is to be a yoga-doing, cat-collecting, vegetarian in peace. Away from her marriage-crazy family and all their expectations.

So when her weekend fling turns into a real friend and offers her a place to escape, she finds herself on his doorstep in Louisiana. And right in the middle of not just one family wedding, but three. Of course.

Charming, sexy bayou boy Mitch Landry gets stuff done. Whatever anyone needs. From alligator-sitting to getting a buddy drunk to showing a woman a good time to fixing a swamp boat, hes the man. No problem. No drama.

But he wants a hell of a lot more from Paige than a temporary friends-with-benefits arrangement. He wants to take care of her. And her five cats. He also really wants other men to stop asking her to marry them.

But if a roommate and a few orgasms are all she wants, thats what hell deliver.

He can just be her friend and not commit the greatest sin of all地sking her for forever.

Probably.

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New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Erin Nicholas has been writing romances almost as long as shes been reading them. To date, shes written over thirty sexy, contemporary novels that have been described as toe-curling, enchanting, steamy, and fun. She adores reluctant heroes, imperfect heroines, and happily ever afters.
Erin lives in the Midwest, where she enjoys spending time with her husband (who only wants to read the sex scenes in her books), her kids (who will never read the sex scenes in her books), and her family and friends (who claim to be shocked by the sex scenes in her books).

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NEW RELEASE! The Sweetest Fix by Tessa Bailey

The Sweetest Fix, an all-new opposites attract standalone rom com from New York Times bestselling author Tessa Bailey is available now!

Reese dreams of seeing her name in lights on Broadway, but so far she has only graced the used car parking lots of rural Wisconsin. With her window of opportunity shrinking fast, a miracle happens. She wins an audition with Bernard Bexley, Broadways most respected dance choreographer. When disaster strikes and Reese misses the audition, she has to find another way in front of Bernard, otherwise face the disappointment back home.

Following the sage advice of a Times Square PikachuReese seeks out Bernards son, prepared to beg for his aid, never expecting mega sparks to fly between her and the gentle giant baker. With Reeses heart now involved, she refuses to use Leo to her advantage and tries to walk away before her ulterior motives are exposed, but gravity continues to draw them back together守ntil its impossible to stay apart.

But Reeses lie of omission can only stay buried for so long. When Leo finds out how their relationship started, will Reese keep her ultimate role as Leos leading lady? Or will the curtain fall on their real-life fairytale?

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Excerpt

Leo stuck his hands in his pockets and sauntered toward her, taking a spot beside her at the edge of the roof. So. Youre a long way from home. How long have you been in the city?

Her smile wavered, the reminder of her lies of omission twisting bolts on the sides of her throat. Oh, not long. She turned and propped her arms on the wall, looking out over the city blocks. I wish my mother could see this.

You said she owns a dancing school. Was she your teacher?

When I was little, yes. Around age ten, she thought I needed something a little more advanced. She gave him a prim look. It paid off, too, dont you know? You might remember me from a certain national Red Rover Yogurt commercial.

He turned slightly, squinting an eye at her. Wait a minute. No way.

Reese pushed off the wall and performed the soft shoe routine shed done thousands of timesmostly as a party tricksince the age of eleven. No preservatives or chemicals, weve got your all-natural meals, she sang, Choose Red Rover products and kick up your heels.

Holy shit. He stared at her, dumbfounded. The audacity of me to ask out a celebrity.

Please. She fluffed her hair. I put my pants on one leg at a time like everyone else.

They seemed to gravitate toward each other naturally, as if there was no other option, until their faces were a handful of inches apart. How about those shorts? he said gruffly. You get those on the same way? 

A hot, fizzy stream of awareness circled and danced in her midsection. This was flirting. But not the kind she was used to. Where she worried about every line out of her mouth, worrying they would come across too desperate. Or if the guy would think she was funny. No, it was easy as breathing to pull back the edge of her coat, drawing his attention downward. What? These old things?

Yeah. A muscle ticked in his cheek. Those.

She leaned in like they were sharing a secret and watched his eyes darken. I have to wiggle around a little to get these on.

They exhaled into each others space, not bothering to hide the fact that both of them were breathing faster. Damn, Reese.

There was a wealth of meaning in those two words. Not just, damn, you look good in those shorts. But damn, this attraction between them was not typical. I know, she said in a rush, their mouths almost touching. She wasnt sure what made her pull away before he could close the distance for a kiss. Maybe it was to gather her wits or a tug from her conscience. But she took a long pull of February air to perform maintenance on her short-circuiting brain. So, um色 She resisted the urge to fan herself. How long have you owned the bakery?

With his own centering breath, Leo slowly settled back in a safe distance away. Four years, he said, voice gravelly. Took me a while after culinary school to build the capital and find the right people. The right place. Didnt want to rush it.

Capital? Her question hung in the air for several seconds before she realized what a stupid assumption shed made. Forget I said that. I just匈 thought with your father being who he is色

That I would have an automatic investor? He shrugged a shoulder. Natural to assume that. Dont worry about it. There was an assessing glance in her direction, as if he wasnt sure whether to say more. She held her breath, hoping he would. I guess it didnt feel right taking money for something he doesnt have a real interest in. Baking. Im not saying hes unsupportive. Were just about different things. Felt better doing it on my own.

Thats admirable. She wanted to tell him how much she could relate. Currently. Trying to grasp something that felt just within reach, refusing any shortcuts. How it could feel scary and unfair one minute, rewarding the next. And I guess you found the right people. Jackie and Tad.

Warmth moved in his expression. Yeah. Tad was actually an usher downstairs when I met him. We interviewed Jackie together. Shed just dropped out of nursing school because the emotional toll was more than she expected.

So she went for the exact opposite.

Only for a while. I doubt shell be at the Cookie Jar forever. But Ill be glad to have her as long as she puts up with my grumpy ass.

Youre not coming across as grumpy as you did Saturday night.

Thats because Im trying to charm you into going out with me. Is it working?

Her laugh drifted out over the rooftops. Maybe. How long until the grump returns?

I skipped lunch. So夷mminently.

About Tessa
Tessa Bailey is originally from Carlsbad, California. The day after high school graduation, she packed her yearbook, ripped jeans and laptop, driving cross-country to New York City in under four days.

Her most valuable life experiences were learned thereafter while waitressing at K-Dees, a Manhattan pub owned by her uncle. Inside those four walls, she met her husband, best friend and discovered the magic of classic rock, managing to put herself through Kingsborough Community College and the English program at Pace University at the same time. Several stunted attempts to enter the workforce as a journalist followed, but romance writing continued to demand her attention.

She now lives in Long Island, New York with her husband of eleven years and seven-year-old daughter. Although she is severely sleep-deprived, she is incredibly happy to be living her dream of writing about people falling in love.

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NOW AVAILABLE IN AUDIO! The first three books in the Hot Cakes series by Erin Nicholas

    AVAILABLE NOW IN AUDIO    

The first three books in the sexy and sweet Hot Cakes series by New York Times bestselling author Erin Nicholas is available now in audio! 

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Synopsis for Sugarcoated

A hot, funny brothers best friend rom com . . . with sugar on top!

She’s his best friend’s little sister. He’s known her all his life. He’s practically part of the family. There is nothing either of them could do to surprise the other at this point. Then she showed up in his bedroom in lingerie and asked him to take her V-card.

Okay, that was a surprise.

Aiden is pretty sure Zoe was equally surprised when he told her no.

To say that he didn’t handle it well would be a massive understatement. Almost as massive as the amount of work he’s going to have to do now to convince her that he wants her. Forever.

Right after he tells her that he’s bought the company that’s her bakerys biggest competitor.

Maybe if he tells her hes in love with her first, that will help sugarcoat the whole we’re-rivals-in-business-now thing.

So, first “I’m in love with you”, then “take off your clothes”, then “I’m now your business adversary”.

Sure. Piece of cake.

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Book Review – New Release – Heartland, Truth North series #7 by Sarina Bowen

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5 of 5 emotional stars

I love Sarina Bowen’s books, especially the Truth North series. I’ve read all but book 6, even though I own it; I just haven’t had the opportunity to read it yet. I was selected to be a member of Sarina’s ARC (Advanced Reader Copy) team recently, and was given the opportunity to read and review this 7th book, and I jumped at the chance.

This book is interesting, because it has a connection not only to the Shipley family and the other Vermont folks we’ve met in the rest of the series, but our heroine has a deep personal history with the hero in book 3, Keepsake. Chastity and Zachariah were both raised on a polygamist ranch in Wyoming, but it would be a spoiler for me to say much more than that. One thing I will say is that they each had to overcome seriously messed up views of men and women and sex. It’s one of the things that made Keepsake such an interesting read, as well. Keepsake looks at it from a man’s point of view, and Heartland sees it from a woman’s.

If you’ve read any of my previous blog posts, you may know that I don’t read blurbs, especially when it’s an author I love.  I actually don’t want to know what is going to happen in a book (or movie or TV show) before I read or watch it. If I know something ahead of time, I’ll spend the whole time anticipating when that thing is going to happen, and I won’t be fully present. So I did not know anything about what Heartland was going to be about, except that the main character was Dylan Shipley.

The last book I read as part of an ARC team was Crush, by Mae Wood. I love her books, but I didn’t really like this one because the heroine was 22. It has been a long time since I was 22, and I couldn’t relate, plus I have a daughter who is 20, so I usually avoid books about kids in college. Dylan is 20, and the heroine, Chastity, is 21, and yet I didn’t have a problem with this story. I’m not really sure what the difference was, but I was hooked from the start of this book and I didn’t want to put it down!