Book Updates

NOW LIVE: Beard in Mind by Penny Reid

Beard in Mind (Winston Brothers #4)

by Penny Reid

WB4

All’s fair in love and auto maintenance.

Beau Winston is the nicest, most accommodating guy in the world. Usually.

Handsome as the devil and twice as charismatic, Beau lives a charmed life as everyone’s favorite Winston Brother. But since his twin decided to leave town, and his other brother hired a stunning human-porcupine hybrid as a replacement mechanic for their auto shop, Beau Winston’s charmed life has gone to hell in a handbasket.

Shelly Sullivan is not nice and is never accommodating. Ever.

She mumbles to herself, but won’t respond when asked a question. She glares at everyone, especially babies. She won’t shake hands with or touch another person, but has no problems cuddling with a dog. And her damn parrot speaks only in curse words.

Beau wants her gone. He wants her out of his auto shop, out of Tennessee, and out of his life.

The only problem is, learning why this porcupine wears her coat of spikes opens a Pandora’s box of complexity—exquisite, tempting, heartbreaking complexity—and Beau Winston soon discovers being nice and accommodating might mean missing out on what matters most.


I am flipping excited for Beau’s story! I feel like it’s been ages since that last Winston Brothers book.  I did not expect this pairing because their personalities are almost polar opposites, but they work! I can’t wait to see Quinn’s reaction in dating Shelly dating Beau tho… *evil laughs*

 

Links are up!

Amazon US ➜ http://amzn.to/2wi5wT2
Amazon UK➜ http://amzn.to/2uRxDdZ
Amazon AU ➜ http://amzn.to/2uVe42Z
Amazon CA ➜ http://amzn.to/2whOBQB

Book Updates

BOOK COVER REVEAL: The Outskirts by T.M. Frazier

The Outskirts

by T.M. Frazier

The Outskirts

Sawyer wants a life of her own.
Finn wants to forget he ever had one.

After a tragedy, Finn Hollis escapes into the swamp to be alone. That is until Sawyer Dixon shows up, all SCORCHING HOT innocence, claiming she owns the land less than fifty feet from his front door.

Sawyer gets under his SKIN, but even worse?
She makes him WANT things.
Things Finn hasn’t wanted in a very very long time.

Finn WANTS Sawyer gone.
Almost as much as he wants her in his BED.


T.M. Frazier newest standalone, The Outskirts, is coming this September 17!!!

Is it just me or this seemed a little tame compared to the other books? Our cover guy doesn’t have any tattoos and what not. Hmm, but the synopsis hints a bit of darkness from the past. It makes me more excited to read this new book!

Pre-order links:

AMAZON US

AMAZON UK

AMAZON AU

AMAZON CA

Book Updates

NEW BOOK COVER: Trust by Kylie Scott

Trust

by Kylie Scott

NEW Trust FOR WEB (1)

Being young is all about the experiences: the first time you skip school, the first time you fall in love…the first time someone holds a gun to your head.

After being held hostage during a robbery at the local convenience store, seventeen year old Edie finds her attitude about life shattered. Unwilling to put up with the snobbery and bullying at her private school, she enrolls at the local public high school, crossing paths with John. The boy who risked his life to save hers. 

While Edie’s beginning to run wild, however, John’s just starting to settle down. After years of partying and dealing drugs with his older brother, he’s going straight—getting to class on time, and thinking about the future.

An unlikely bond grows between the two as John keeps Edie out of trouble and helps her broaden her horizons. But when he helps her out with another first—losing her virginity—their friendship gets complicated.

Meanwhile, Edie and John are pulled back into the dangerous world they narrowly escaped. They were lucky to survive the first time, but this time they have more to lose—each other.  


What did you think of the new cover?

I kinda squeal when I saw the chucks because it screams John! I love, love it! I think it’s more perfect that the previous cover but I’m still torn if I’ll change the cover in my review. *sigh* It hints a little at the innocence, at the same time the matureness that happened it the story. Welp, I’ll shut up now. I don’t want to spoil anyone!

​Trailer:  https://youtu.be/UHsQSXAKvDE

NOW AVAILABLE!

Amazon US: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B072FH6SHL/

Amazon Aus: http://amzn.to/2uMJ9W8

Amazon UK: http://amzn.to/2u3JohY

iBooks US: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/trust/id1224381165

iBooks Aus: https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/trust/id1224381165?mt=11

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/trust-82

Nook: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/trust-jess-c-sc…/1114123457

 

BOOK REVIEW: Trust by Kylie Scott

 

Book Quotes, Book Updates

BOOK TEASER: Wild Card by Karina Halle

Wild Card (North Ridge #1)

by Karina Halle

NR1

She swore she’d never go back home.

She swore she’d never see the man who broke her all those years ago.

But you don’t always get to choose your path.

And sometimes that path is as wild and rugged as the heart.

Rachel Waters thought she saw the last of the small mountain town of North Ridge, British Columbia, when she left six years ago. But while her advertising career blossomed beneath the skyscrapers of Toronto, her mother’s sudden illness has the 26-year old returning to North Ridge to care for her, putting her career on hold while dealing with family secrets, regrets and unresolved goodbyes.

Shane Nelson has always been a bit of a wild card. The youngest of three brothers, Shane’s spent most of his life being underestimated and misunderstood. With his quiet intensity, classic good looks and thoughtful demeanor, he’s an enigma on horseback, managing his father’s sprawling ranch on the slopes of North Ridge.

But while Shane remains the quintessential brooding cowboy, complete with an arsenal of inner demons, all of that changes when Rachel steps back into his life.

She was the girl he pushed away.

Now she’s the girl who wishes she could leave.

Despite the odds, Shane will do everything to convince Rachel he needs a second chance that he doesn’t deserve but when the two of them head off into the wilderness together in search of lost cattle, more than just their hearts are at stake.

Whether it’s love or lives on the line, one thing is for sure: always bet on the wild card.

July 27th teaser

Wild Card is the first standalone in an all new series North Ridge by New York Times Bestselling author Karina Halle is coming August 15th. Rough and rugged Canadian mountain brothers? Sign me up!

Pre-order Today!

Nook: http://bit.ly/WC-NOOK

iBooks: http://bit.ly/WC-iBooks

Kobo: http://bit.ly/WC-KOBO

Add to GoodReads: https://goo.gl/6WuDjh

 

Blog Updates, Writings

Where Have I Been?

I haven’t posted much this month. A lot has been happening in my life. It’s a mixture of good and bad.

Roughly three weeks ago I had an epiphany. I don’t want to go back to college to finish my degree in Accountancy. It was never my choice to take it up but I endured more or less four years of it (it’s a five-year course in my college). I also had a partial scholarship, so I couldn’t pass up the opportunity. It was a great school that helped me a lot to boost my self-esteem. But I want to be a book blogger.

My love has and will always be books. I started reading when I was in first grade. The library in St. Scholastica’s Academy of Marikina was magical. There were little shelves filled with fairytale books, pillows and stuff toys scattered across the carpeted floor. I’m not sure if that’s still the case but that was a memory I will treasure forever. I admit that my reading took a hiatus when I reached fifth grade (I transferred schools) until freshmen year. Then, I became addicted to Twilight and the rest is history.

I started writing fanfictions too, but I have a hard time finishing it. I have so many ideas for a story but I always fail to commit. I discovered the wonders of ebooks and ARCs… which is a good thing because paperback are too damn expensive. Writing reviews gave me so much joy. I love expressing my love for books. It’s also a good feeling to help authors in supporting and promoting their books.

Two weeks ago my younger brother was rushed to the hospital. He puked twice and complains about stomach aches. The doctor told us he needs to undergo an operation to remove his appendix. It was not ruptured yet but it’s only a matter of time. Three days later, he was fit to go home. The hospital bill racked up to Php 83k. We have made a down payment of Php 10k a day before and my mother’s health insurance (Philhealth) covered Php 24k only. We only managed Php 34k that night and, thankfully, two of the doctors granted our request for promissory note. We have to pay the remaining balance of Php 15k until August 15.

Almost all my saving for school is gone. I felt like my world was crashing down (dramatic, I know). Just when I finally realize what I want to do with my life, I’m back to square one. I can’t leave a stable job when we’re facing a financial crisis. I have to put on hold what I want. Again. I thought that by August I’ll be blogging about books like a mad person. I want to have a very active blog, but I can’t do that anymore.

I’m not giving up reading and blogging books. I think I’ll go mad if I did. I can post five times in a week but no promises. I hope you guys can understand.

Keep reading,

xx Lovs

Contemporary Romance, Young Adult

Trust by Kylie Scott

Trust

*ARC provided in exchange for honest review*

4.5 TRUSTED STARS!!!

Being held hostage at gun-point changed Edie Millen’s perspective of the world. She dropped out of the prestigious school she hated and let go of people she don’t need. Edie transferred to public school but unbeknownst to her John Cole also attends the same school. Will their shared experience of that awful night be a way to bridge friendship? Or would an ugly past catch up on them?

I admit I had a hard time seeing Kylie Scott in this YA highschool romance. I was used to rock stars (Stage Dive series) and hot bartenders (Dive Bar series) but I got past it. I fell in love with the story. The intense first chapters hooked me so good, I didn’t put this book down until I get to the end. It was maddeningly beautiful. The pace of the story is what you would expect in any great YA. Everything seems to be happening in slow motion then, boom, the feels will hit you head-on.

I absolutely love Edie and John. I didn’t expect the chemistry between these two. I had doubts whether they’ll work at first but they totally blew me away! From strangers to bestfriends to lovers, I can’t find a single fault in their relationship. I love the cat-and-mouse chase because it was so highschool. *sigh* It made me feel so old though. I was frustrated and impatient for them to go through their issues so they could finally be together. 

Trust delivered a story that is more than I bargained for. As an avid reader of Kylie Scott, you could say I will always love whatever she’ll write. But she went far and beyond the norm by writing Trust. Just because it’s a YA set in highschool it doesn’t mean that the story is any less intense or deep. It was something everyone who went through a rough time can relate to. And I think that’s what makes Trust a beautiful story come to life.

Read: June 2017

Rating: 4.5 Stars

Book Updates

BOOK COVER REVEAL: Sick Fux by Tillie Cole

Sick Fux

by Tillie Cole

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When Ellis Earnshaw and Heathan James met as children, they couldn’t have been more different. Ellis was loud and beautiful – all blond hair, bright laughs and smiles. Heathan was dark and brooding, and obsessed with watching things die.

The pair forged an unlikely friendship, unique and strange. Until they were ripped apart by the sick cruelty of others, separated for years, both locked in a perpetual hell.

Eleven years later, Heathan is back for his girl. Back from a place from which he thought there was no return. Back to seek revenge on those who wronged them.

Time has made Heathan’s soul darker, polluted with hatred and the thirst for blood.

Time has made Ellis a shell of her former self, a little girl lost in the vastness of her pain.

As Heathan pulls Ellis out of her mental prison, reviving the essence of who she once was, down the rabbit hole they will go.

With malice in their hearts and vengeance in their veins, they will seek out the ones who hurt and destroyed them.

One at a time.

Each one more deadly than the last.

Tick Tock.

Dark Contemporary Romance. Contains explicit sexual situations, violence, disturbingly sensitive and taboo subjects, offensive language and very mature topics. Recommended for ages 18 and over.


This cover is so sick!!!

It perfectly feels like Sick Fux and Tillie Cole. It’s awesome. *happy sigh*

As Heathan pulls Ellis out of her mental prison, reviving the essence of who she once was, down the rabbit hole they will go.

OMG. I cannot wait for this book. I have missed reading dark romances and this will be the perfect fix. Tillie writes the sweetest and darkest hero/heroines, I’m so excited to meet Ellis and Heathan. 

Stay tuned for more updates!