Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Release Day + Review: ALL YOUR PERFECTS by Colleen Hoover



CAN A PERFECT LOVE SURVIVE A LIFETIME BETWEEN TWO IMPERFECT PEOPLE?

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The #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends with Us—whose writing is “emotionally wrenching and utterly original” (Sarah Shepard, New York Times bestselling author of the Pretty Little Liars series)—delivers a tour de force novel about a troubled marriage and the one old forgotten promise that might be able to save it.

Quinn and Graham’s perfect love is threatened by their imperfect marriage. The memories, mistakes, and secrets that they have built up over the years are now tearing them apart. The one thing that could save them might also be the very thing that pushes their marriage beyond the point of repair.

All Your Perfects is a profound novel about a damaged couple whose potential future hinges on promises made in the past. This is a heartbreaking page-turner that asks: Can a resounding love with a perfect beginning survive a lifetime between two imperfect people?




We loved this book so much that we have another review to share with you. You can read Taylor's thoughts on Colleen's latest release, here. If you haven't already picked this title up, we highly recommend it!
Every. Perfect. Star!!!

Have you ever read a book that touched you in such a profound, almost soul crushing way? Where you didn’t want to keep reading because it hurt so much, but couldn’t stop yourself from reading at the same time? That’s been me from the moment I started reading ALL YOUR PERFECTS by Colleen Hoover.

It’s heartbreaking and devastatingly relatable for me. For so many paragraphs and pages I felt like Colleen had dug into my head and pulled my thoughts, feelings and experiences straight out of it then put them to paper. I sent pictures of some of the pages to my friends and they asked me “WHY ARE YOU READING THAT” knowing how much it would hurt me. There were many times when I felt like it was too much and that I didn't think I could keep reading. But I couldn’t seem to stop myself from continuing.

I’m not a fan of trigger warnings so I'm not going to state what the trigger is, just that there is one. I personally like to go into Colleen’s books blind. I almost never even read her synopsis before starting a book. Even if I had read this one, it wouldn’t have prepared me for what I was about to go through. I will say this, anyone who has been married for more than just a few years will be able to relate to this story. Regardless of whether you've been through this couples particular turmoil.

Colleen has written one of the most beautiful and important stories that I’ll ever read. I feel that this story needed to be told and I wouldn’t have trusted anyone else to do it justice. It was real and raw and everything I needed but didn’t want to read. I’ve lived this life, so thank you for writing about (spoiler) and doing it right!


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COLLEEN HOOVER is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Slammed, Point of Retreat, This Girl, Hopeless, Losing Hope, Finding Cinderella, Maybe Someday, Maybe Not, Ugly Love, Confess, November 9, It Ends with Us, and Without Merit. Colleen has won the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Romance three times—for Confess in 2015, It Ends with Us in 2016, and Without Merit in 2017. Confess was adapted into a seven-episode online series. In 2015, Colleen and her family founded The Bookworm Box, a bookstore and monthly subscription service offering signed novels donated by authors. All profits are given to various charities each month to help those in need. Colleen lives in Texas with her husband and their three boys. Visit ColleenHoover.com.

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Monday, July 16, 2018

Cover Reveal: NOT SO NICE GUY by R. S. Grey

R.S. Grey's next romantic comedy, NOT SO NICE GUY, releases August 9th! Check out the cover and find out more about NOT SO NICE GUY below!

 


"Oh my god. Who is that?"
I get asked this question a lot.
"Oh him?" I reply. "That's just Ian."
Just Ian is the biggest understatement of the century. Just the Mona Lisa. Just the Taj Mahal. Just Ian, with his boring ol' washboard abs and dime-a-dozen dimpled smile.
Just Ian is…just my best friend.
We're extremely close, stuck so deep inside a Jim-and-Pam-style friendzone everyone at work assumes we're a couple-that is until one day, word spreads through the teacher's lounge that he's single. Fair game. Suddenly, it's open season on Ian.
He should be reveling in all the newfound attention, but to our mutual surprise, the only attention he seems to want is mine.
He's turning our formerly innocent nightly chats into X-rated phone calls. Our playful banter sports a new, dangerous edge.
I want to assume he's playing a prank on me, just pushing my buttons like always-but when Ian lifts me onto the desk in my classroom and slides his hands up my skirt, he doesn't leave a lot of room for confusion.
I'm a little scared of things going south, of losing my best friend because I can't keep my hands to myself. So, I'm just going to back away and not return this earth-shattering kiss-oh who am I kidding?!
Goodbye Ian, ol' buddy, ol' pal!
Helloooo mister not so nice guy.

Add NOT SO NICE GUY to your Goodreads list here!

NOT SO NICE GUY releases August 9th - you'll be able to preorder your copy for .99c starting August 6th!

Keep an eye on R.S. Grey's Facebook page for the link!


R.S. Grey is the USA Today bestselling author of thirteen novels, including THE FOXE & THE HOUND. She lives in Texas with her husband and two dogs, and can be found reading, binge-watching reality TV, or practicing yoga! Visit her at rsgrey.com











Book Review: ALL YOUR PERFECTS by Colleen Hoover


Title: All Your Perfects 
Author: Colleen Hoover 
Genre: Women's Fiction 
Release Date: July 17th, 2018 


The #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends with Us—whose writing is “emotionally wrenching and utterly original” (Sarah Shepard, New York Times bestselling author of the Pretty Little Liars series)—delivers a tour de force novel about a troubled marriage and the one old forgotten promise that might be able to save it.

Quinn and Graham’s perfect love is threatened by their imperfect marriage. The memories, mistakes, and secrets that they have built up over the years are now tearing them apart. The one thing that could save them might also be the very thing that pushes their marriage beyond the point of repair.

All Your Perfects is a profound novel about a damaged couple whose potential future hinges on promises made in the past. This is a heartbreaking page-turner that asks: Can a resounding love with a perfect beginning survive a lifetime between two imperfect people?

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"I miss the taste of him, the smell of him, the sound of him. I miss when he would be on top of me, so consumed by me that it felt like he might tear through my chest just so he could be face-to-face with my heart while we made love." 

Colleen Hoover always delivers a spectacular read and most of the time I go into her stories blind. Having not read the synopsis because I already know I'm going to love it. And All Your Perfects was no different. One page in, I knew this book was going to have me hooked. I almost find it hard to describe how much I adored this book. 

All Your Perfects follows the story of Quinn and Graham. They meet under the worst circumstances but out of that awful day, they grew a friendship. A friendship that quickly turned into a romance. That neither of them were ready for. A love that will have their heads spinning and their hearts pounding. Graham knew they were destined to be together forever. But life has other plans for them. 

Their lives were perfect until they weren't. They knew their marriage was falling apart but they refused to acknowledge it. Not wanting their marriage to be over, they push aside their problems and simply live together. Roommates. But they know they can't do that anymore. They need to face their problems head on and figure out if their love is worth saving. 

Reading this book...reminded me why I love reading. Books like this make my fangirl heart thrive. I couldn't put this book down. I didn't want it to end but I couldn't read it fast enough either. Hoover is at her finest in All Your Perfects. She packs a powerful punch with her message about love, life, marriage, and sacrifice. 






COLLEEN HOOVER is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Slammed, Point of Retreat, This Girl, Hopeless, Losing Hope, Finding Cinderella, Maybe Someday, Maybe Not, Ugly Love, Confess, November 9, It Ends with Us, and Without Merit. Colleen has won the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Romance three times—for Confess in 2015, It Ends with Us in 2016, and Without Merit in 2017. Confess was adapted into a seven-episode online series. In 2015, Colleen and her family founded The Bookworm Box, a bookstore and monthly subscription service offering signed novels donated by authors. All profits are given to various charities each month to help those in need. Colleen lives in Texas with her husband and their three boys. Visit ColleenHoover.com.





Friday, July 13, 2018

Pre-Order Available: THE BRIGHTEST STARS by Anna Todd

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The Brightest Stars, a beautiful and gripping novel from New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author Anna Todd, is coming September 18th!


International bestselling author Anna Todd returns with a gripping novel about a young woman's journey towards love, and the obstacles life throws up at every turn.
Karina knows the harsh realities of military life. And like anyone who has grown up around an army base, she knows the background noise that follows a soldier home from war. That's why she's forging her own quiet life in her own little house. But she hasn't turned her back on her family. She's the glue that holds them together--when her father is deployed, when her brother, Austin, has another brush with the law.
Karina knows that she has to look after herself, that she can't always fix what's broken. But when Austin's behavior worsens and her father's reactions grow more extreme, Karina feels her own edges beginning to fray. That's when she meets him--a closed book she's desperate to open.
At just twenty, Kael is a handsome, brooding soldier struggling with the aftermath of two tours in Afghanistan. He's emotionally damaged and closed off. Quiet doesn't begin to describe him. But as Karina gets used to his stable presence, she finds it hard to ignore the way he makes her feel. In their time together, she finds the stillness she has always wanted and never found. She lets down her guard. And she lets herself fill in the blanks about this mysterious man.
But illusions quickly made are quickly shattered. That's when Karina has to find her own courage--to untangle the truth from the lies, and decide what she's going to do about it.
A riveting story about love and lies, THE BRIGHTEST STARS will stay with you long after the last page has been turned.

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Pre-order your copy today!
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Anna  Todd  is the  New York Times  and #1 internationally bestselling author of the After series. An avid reader, Anna began writing stories on her phone on Wattpad, the reading and writing multi platform for original stories, with  After  becoming the most read series on the platform with over 1.5 billion reads. The print edition published in 2014. AFTER has been published in over 30 languages, with more than 10 million copies sold worldwide, and is a #1 bestseller in Italy, Germany, France and Spain.  The film adaptation of AFTER, which Anna is co-producing, is set to be released in early 2019. Anna  and her husband currently live in Los Angeles.  Find her at AnnaTodd.com, on Twitter at @imaginator1d, on Instagram at @imaginator1d, and on Wattpad as Imaginator1D.
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Book Review: FOLLOW ME BACK by A. L. Jackson





Title: Follow Me Back 
Author: A. L. Jackson 
Release Date: February 2nd, 2018 
Genre: Contemporary Romance 





An intense, sexy stand-alone romance in the FIGHT FOR ME series from NYT & USA Today Bestselling Author A.L. Jackson . . .

Dr. Kale Bryant is gorgeous, compelling, and married to his job. The only thing he has time for are one-night stands and short-lived flings. 

Until the first time he sees Harley Hope Masterson sitting across the room. He wants her in a way he hasn’t wanted anyone.

Harley Hope doesn’t have time for another complication – one arrogantly beautiful doctor included. 

When he begins to pursue her, her walls begin to crumble. 

He’s irresistible.  

One touch is fire.

One kiss, and they’re spinning out of control. 

But taking this single-mom won’t come without consequences. Especially when he finds out he’s her son’s doctor.

Now Kale must decide if loving her is worth risking it all. 

But sometimes even hope needs a hero . . .



"He was going to ruin me. Save me. I didn't know. The thing I knew was he held me in the palm of his hand to protect or crush." 

You can never go wrong with an A. L. Jackson book in my opinion. She's one of those writers, that no matter what the story is about...I KNOW it's going to be amazing. That it's going to slay me with feels and ruin me for all other books. And that's how I feel every time I read her books. They leave me begging for more. I never want her words to stop bleeding on the pages. 

Follow Me Back is the second book in the Fight For Me series, a collection of standalone books and man this book hit me right in the heart. Harley is such a strong female lead and really found myself feeling for her. Having a son with complications and trying to give him a good life, and to be sure they are living life to the fullest is never easy. But Harley does it well. 

But when she finds out after one night with Kale, that he's her son's doctor...everything changes. It's no longer about what she wants, it's about what's best for her son. And Kale is one HOT doctor. But it's hard to follow the right path when your heart is on the line either way you turn. 

"She was something else, all feisty fire and soft -spoken uncertainty." 

I always enjoy Jackson's stories but this one hit home for me. It was so beautiful and so much more than just a story. It was a journey. A beautiful journey. Filled with love, passion, heart-ache, and uniquely Jackson. 



A.L. Jackson is the New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author of contemporary romance. She writes emotional, sexy, heart-filled stories about boys who usually like to be a little bit bad. 

Her bestselling series include THE REGRET SERIES, CLOSER TO YOU, and BLEEDING STARS novels. 

Watch for LEAD ME HOME, the third sexy, heart-warming romance in the new Fight For Me series, coming mid-2017

If she’s not writing, you can find her hanging out by the pool with her family, sipping cocktails with her friends, or of course with her nose buried in a book.


Book Review: LEAD ME HOME by A. L. Jackson



Title: Lead Me Home 
Author: A. L. Jackson 
Genre: Contemporary Romance 
Release Date: May 5th, 2018 


Nikki Walters. 
Sexy. Fierce. Forbidden. 
The only girl I've ever loved. 

Oliver Preston. 
Gorgeous, bad-boy, tattooed bartender. 
The only man to hold my heart. 

Fourteen years ago, he allowed tragedy to rip us apart. Now, he's back, trying to make a space for himself in my life.

A single brush of his hand, and I feel my walls crumbling. One kiss, and I'm losing all control. 

The fire between us is only burning hotter.

I can feel our pasts running to catch up to us. Will it destroy or us, or will we find our second chance . . .







"I burned, every cell in my body coming alive under his touch." 

Lead Me Home is the last book in the Fight for Me series and gah, was I sad to see this series end. I put off reading this book, simply because I wasn't ready for leave these characters. But let me tell you...when I started reading this book I couldn't stop. This story, is EVERYTHING! Nobody knows how to rip out my heart, keep me on the edge of my seat, and piece broken characters back together like A. L. Jackson. 

Oliver is a broken character. He's a character I was always curious about over the last two books and I couldn't wait to devour his story. I knew it was going to break my heart going in but nothing can prepare you for the true heartbreak of this character. After Ollie lost his sister years ago, he's never given up hope on finding her or blaming himself for her disappearance. 

"She'd been a gift, always right there, waiting for me to accept it." 

Nikki has always been in love with Oliver. That's never changed but she knows they will never been more than friends. After her best friend went missing years ago, crushing Ollie forever...she knows he will forever be lost and wandering. Even though she wants nothing more than to help him grieve and move on. But never forgetting. But Ollie can't have her. She's untouchable. Too good for him. She deserves better...more. 

These two ripped my heart out. I honestly can never put into words how much I love A. L. Jackson's writing. She never fails to astound me in her ability to take me on a journey that will have me reeling for more. And even though this was the last book in the series, it was everything. I can't wait to see what Jackson writes next and I will be preparing to have my heart slayed. 




A.L. Jackson is the New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author of contemporary romance. She writes emotional, sexy, heart-filled stories about boys who usually like to be a little bit bad. 

Her bestselling series include THE REGRET SERIES, CLOSER TO YOU, and BLEEDING STARS novels. 

Watch for LEAD ME HOME, the third sexy, heart-warming romance in the new Fight For Me series, coming mid-2017

If she’s not writing, you can find her hanging out by the pool with her family, sipping cocktails with her friends, or of course with her nose buried in a book.