DILF Diaries: Oh Baby – Giveaway!

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DILF DIARIES: OH BABY by Stephanie St. Klaire

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Synopsis:

He likes to find them hot, and leave them wet…

Women are setting their lawns on fire and sticking cats in trees all so they can dial 911 and get a glimpse of Jack Decker’s…hose. When a firefighter looks like he does, it’s no wonder panties are melting, and hearts are ablaze all over the city because he is H-O-T…hot! Jack might put out fires like a regular hero, but it doesn’t stop him from heating up the sheets and letting them smolder.

In a burning twist of fate, Jack finds himself up all night long for an entirely new reason, a reason that’s anything but smoldering. That is until the feisty firecracker next door threatens to ignite a fire he doesn’t know how to battle…Oh Baby!

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AUTHOR INFORMATION:

Stephanie St. Klaire debuted in 2016, launching her writing career with Rescued, the first book in the widely popular, five book series known as McKenzie Ridge. Stephanie is a Pacific Northwest native currently living in Oregon with her husband, five children, and two ferocious lap dogs.
As a writer, Stephanie brings realistic circumstances to the pages, and fills them with real emotion, reactions, and outcomes. Her characters are passionate, have bold personalities, and full of life. She writes happily ever after’s, with plenty of twists, turns, drama, and of course, steamy romance.
Stephanie has always been a story teller, with the gift of “gab”, and a life-long goal to be a writer. Unfortunate circumstances with her health, finally afforded her the time to do so. Irony at its best, she began writing her first novel at an adverse time, to escape her circumstance and explore the stories in her imagination for relief. She is happy to share those stories with her readers, and bring a little fun, entertainment, and of course smexy characters to the pages.
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Marek – Book Review

Title: Marek

Author: Sawyer Bennett

Publication Date: May 22, 2018

Publisher: Random House Publishing, Loveswept

Pages: 245

Series: Cold Fury Hockey #11

Rating: 5 stars

*Thanks to the publisher for sending me an ARC*

Synopsis: Marek Fabritis just found out he has a three-year-old daughter with his ex-girlfriend, Gracen. She has kept it a secret from Marek since she found out she was pregnant. Marek is ecstatic that he’s a dad and is so happy. He found out by being tipped off from an anonymous email that Gracen was getting married. He flew out to stop the wedding because no one was taking what was his.

Gracen Moore has been through a lot more than most people. She was pregnant and kept it from the father and is now currently being blackmailed to marry someone she doesn’t want to. Lilly has helped her through and is her greatest accomplishment.

When Marek takes Lilly and Gracen back to his house old sparks fly and they might end up staying together this time around. But will Marek forgive Gracen or keeping his child a secret and let his anger go, or will it stop them from being together?

Thoughts: I loved this relationship between these two characters. They are so lifelike and have such an adorable child. I had many emotions whilst reading, there were many moments of cuteness and I was swooning over Marek. I can’t express enough of how much I enjoyed reading it and am very thankful to have gotten an advanced copy.

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Standley and Hazel – excerpt scene

This scene is one where Stanley’s right hand man and best pal, Arthur, is digging for information about the disappearance of some of the street kids in town. More about this will be revealed in Book 2.

Arthur tried to prevent his hands from trembling as he lit his cigarette. He wouldn’t show weakness to this pigeon. To anyone. Not even Stanley. But all of the info coming in reminded him of his pa and that night. That terrible night.

He breathed in the tobacco and blew out. The little kid watched him in awe.

Good, he thought. Exactly what I want.

“Look, kid, I need to know what’s going on. Tells me. Why all youse disappearing? What gives?”

The kid looked left and then right. He wiped his nose, glanced up at Arthur then down to the ground.

Fear, Arthur thought, I can almost smell it on him.

“Come on, cough it up, ya knob. Ain’t nothin’ to be afraid of.”

The kid looked up, tears coming out of his eyes. “That’s because you ain’t seen ‘em, Sir. You aint’ seen him. You don’t know.”

“Seen what? The coppers?”

The kid trembled and chewed on his frayed cuff. “Nah. Not the Coppers. I ain’t afraid o’ them.”

“The Raven’s guys?”

“Nah. Ain’t nothin’ more to fear from them than a bloody lip.”

Arthur chewed on his cigarette a little and said, “Listen, I’m gonna give you a bloody lip if you don’t spill.”

“Legion. They come for us. Out of the Shadows. And then we’re gone.”

“Gone? Gone where?” Arthur stuck his hands in his pockets.

“No one knows, sir, not really. But I heard them talk about an island. Bloody Island.”

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Stanley and Hazel by Jo Schaffer

Release Date: May 15, 2018

Publisher: Month9Books

A great depression has gripped the city of St. Louis in 1934. Stanley, an orphaned newsy, lives in a poor part of town hit especially hard by the economic downturn. One night, Stanley runs into Hazel, a restless debutante in waiting who has begun to question her posh lifestyle in the midst of the suffering she sees. She’s out and about without an escort and against her father’s wishes.

When they discover the body of a girl with her head bashed in by a baseball bat, the very different and separate realities of the two teens inform their decision. Together they will figure out what happened to her and bring those responsible to justice.

But getting involved with each other and digging into the secrets behind this murder earns them some powerful enemies, including a secret group seeking to rid society of all they deem “undesirable.” They’ve put into motion “The Winnowing,” a plan seeking to take over the city and enforce their will.

As Stanley and Hazel’s forbidden feelings for one another grow, their investigation turns deadly. Now, it is up to Stanley and his gang of street kids to stop Hazel from becoming the next victim.

About the Author

Jo Schaffer was born and raised in the California Bay Area in a huge, creative family. She is a YA novelist, speaker, writer at Patheos.com, works in film production and is a Taekwondo black belt.

She’s a founding member of Writers Cubed and co-founder of the Teen Author Boot Camp, one of the largest conferences in the nation for youth ages 13-19. She and a crew of local and international bestselling authors present writing workshops to hundreds of attendees at the Utah-based conference as well as hundreds of others worldwide who view the conference online.

Jo loves being involved in anything that promotes literacy and family. She is passionate about community, travel, books, music, healthy eating, classic films and martial arts. Her brain is always spinning new ideas for books and sometimes she even gets around to blogging.

Jo is a mom of 3 strapping sons living in the beautiful mountains of Utah with a neurotic cat named Hero.

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Marked – Excerpt Reveal


MARKED

Author: Drew Elyse

Series: Sailor’s Grave #1

Release Date: May 17, 2018


About the book

“MOVING ON” IS JUST ABOUT ACTING THE PART.

I would never say as much to the people I love, but it’s the truth.

They want to see me doing better.

They want to see me living for more than just my son.

So I let them.

Everyday is about putting on a face,

pretending to get over the loss of my husband.

And every day is a lie.

UNTIL MOVING ON IS A TEMPTATION THAT CAN’T BE DENIED.

I’m not about to claim I’m a genius,

unless we’re talking with a tattoo gun or woman in my hands,

but I’m smart enough to know the beauty serving up my cupcake fix is off limits.

Really, I know.

Too bad the lure of putting a real smile on Kate’s face is so strong.

When she visits Sailor’s Grave Tattoo Parlor,

I can’t help but want to leave my mark.

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About the author

Drew Elyse spends her days trying to convince the world that she is, in fact, a Disney Princess, and her nights writing tear-jerking and sexy romance novels.

When she isn’t writing, she can usually be found analyzing every line of a book, binge watching shows on Netflix, doing strange vocal warm ups before singing in a variety of musical styles, or screaming at the TV during Chicago Blackhawks games.

A graduate of Loyola University Chicago, she still lives outside Chicago, IL, where she was born and raised, with her boyfriend and her fur babies Lola and Duncan.

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EXCERPT

Liam

Christ, I really needed to stop doing this to myself.

Not give up the desserts, because fuck that, but stop torturing myself with the gorgeous woman that served them.

I knew the deal. She was a single mom, widowed a couple years back. She was under the protection of the club because Daz was her late husband’s brother. I also knew that despite conversations I’d overheard about her doing better, about her starting to move on, that she was nowhere near that place.

Maybe it was because I’d been old enough to understand everything as it happened when we’d lost Dad and after. I recognized what the people in her life couldn’t: that she wasn’t moving past a goddamn thing.

It was achingly familiar, seeing that fake smile. It was even more so to see the one she gave her son, knowing that if I were seeing it closer, there would be that lingering sadness behind her eyes that I saw in my mom’s for too long.

And that whole thought process made it sound like I had some fucked Oedipus complex.

Desserts, asshole.

There was a cinnamon braid left. That never happened. Sugar’s Dream was more of a dessert place than full-service bakery. The few things Avery made that worked for breakfast were usually snatched up before I ever got there in the afternoons. The cinnamon braid specifically was a favorite at Sailor’s Grave—it was the reason we had an actual kitchen knife in the back after we’d all fallen on one and had to rip off pieces by hand.

“Gotta take that back to the shop,” I told her, pointing to it.

Unable to hide the fact that she was relieved to have a task that involved moving farther away from me to prep a box for it, she jumped right to it. I wasn’t enough of a gentleman to not glance up from considering what else to get in order to take a look while she had her back to me. Kate looked fucking incredible coming and going. I liked a woman with curves, and she was far from lacking in that department. She had light brown hair that danced around her shoulders when she wore it down, porcelain skin that looked like silk, and amber eyes that usually looked brown, but stood out when there was enough light to see them properly.

She was easily the most delicious thing in this goddamn bakery.

She was also the only thing in the place I was sure I wasn’t getting a taste of.

A minute later, she came back with the tied up box, setting it on the counter by the register.

“Anything else?” She tried to avoid my eyes but ended up looking right at my mouth. My cock took notice, fixing to fight for attention.

I was so fucking tempted to answer with something like “a taste test” just to get a rise out of her, but I bit my tongue.

“Two of the lemon cupcakes, one raspberry chocolate, and” —I peeked around her— “are those the mocha ones you’re working on?”

She glanced over her shoulder like she wasn’t sure what she’d been doing when I walked in. “Um…yes.”

“Can I get one of those?”

“Of course.”

Again, it was full hustle to get away from me. I got it. If I were a better man, I might stop coming in. Of course, I’d probably lose it if I tried going cold turkey from my preferred sugar fix, but I could at least talk someone else into coming for me. Jess would probably do it if I bankrolled her own cupcake habit.

Turns out, I wasn’t that good of a person. I wouldn’t push her, but I couldn’t deny myself at least getting to see her beyond just the Disciples’ parties. These little visits were like a fucking drug.

“How’s your boy?” I asked, grasping at anything to get her to talk to me.

“He’s good. He’s telling everyone at his daycare that he’s going to be a biker when he grows up.” It was impossible to miss the love and pride in her voice.

“Probably not a stretch. I wouldn’t be surprised if the brothers had him on his own bike the minute he’s old enough.”

“His dad had a bike, too. Owen’s been around them since he was born.”

I watched as what she’d said registered. I saw her freeze, every inch of her tightening up. She was still facing away, keeping her expression hidden, but I didn’t doubt it was a mix of shock and devastation. I hadn’t known what a minefield the topic was, though I couldn’t be sure I’d have avoided it if it was. Mom told me time and again as she got better that talking about Dad helped, even as much as it hurt.

“I’m sorry. I know that doesn’t help at all. I know it still hurts and all the sympathy in the world doesn’t touch that, but it’s true.”

For a long moment, she didn’t move. I didn’t even see her breathing from my vantage point. Then, she turned around with the box of cupcakes in her hands. She didn’t adopt that benign smile she always had at work, but that didn’t mean she was giving me any glimpse of the real grief.

No, Kate’s face was fucking blank.

Shit.

It wasn’t my fucking place to try to “help,” especially not while she was at work. Suddenly, if I could take the words back, if I could undo even the reminder of her husband, I’d do it in a heartbeat.

Before I could dig my foot out of my mouth and figure something out to say, she went over to the register and started ringing up my order. “That’ll be $17.56.”

Even her voice was flat, lifeless.

Rather than push and make a bigger ass of myself, I pulled out my card and paid without a word. I kept my mouth shut as she wordlessly handed it back with my receipt, and then slid the boxes toward me.

Only when I had them in hand did she say, again in that dead voice, “Have a nice day.”

I’d fucked up. Royally.

April Wrap Up

I had a very busy month full of ARCS and school work! I read a total of 10 books and I don’t know how many pages but I enjoyed most of the books I read this month.

Title In the Eye of the Storm / Catering to the CEO Knocked Up Unforgivable Embracing Her Heart Love Beyond Opposites
Author Samantha Chase Stacy Lynn Isabel Love Melissa Foster Molly E. Lee
Pages 416 N/A N/A 324 150
Rating 5 5 5 4 5

 

Rescuing the Receiver Ace of Hearts Chasing Truth The Dylan Dilemma
Until There Was Us
Rachel Goodman Chantel Fernando Julie Cross Patricia B. Tighe
Samantha Chase
N/A N/A 400 339 384
5 5 3 4 5

Love Beyond Opposites – Book Review

Title: Love Beyond Opposites

Author: Molly E. Lee

Publisher: Entangled Publishing (LLC)

Publication Date: May 7, 2018

Pages: 150

Rating: 5 stars

Synopsis: Jade is a mathlete. Lennon is a rockstar. They aren’t meant to go together, society doesn’t allow that.

Jade has had a crush on Lennon since she first saw him in 9th grade. Same goes for Lennon, he has been infatuated with Jade when he saw her. But he was told she is off limits, by his dad. Senior year, graduation night, Lennon decides he should go for it with Jade. Even though, he’ll be leaving for a three-month tour. He ends up needing her help and maybe a kiss or two are shared between the two. Is it worth it and can it possibly work? The mathlete and rockstar, are they meant to be? Although you know what they say about opposites.

Thoughts: This was so cute and relatable. Jade’s quirky personality sold me from the very beginning. Lennon is super adorable and is really a rockstar. I would love to get to know what happens after the epilogue. This is will make a great summer read!

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Molly E. Lee is an author best known for her debut novel EDGE OF CHAOS, and as a mentor at Pitch Wars – a program which connects promising writers to established authors in the community. Molly writes New Adult and Young Adult contemporary featuring strong female heroines who are unafraid to challenge their male counterparts, yet still vulnerable enough to have love sneak up on them. In addition to being a military spouse and mother of two + one stubborn English Bulldog, Molly loves watching storms from her back porch at her Midwest home, and digging for treasures in antique stores.

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Until There was Us – Book Review

Title: Until There Was Us

Author: Samantha Chase

Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca

Pages: 384

Publication Date: May 1, 2018

Rating: 5 stars

**Thanks to the author and publisher for sending me a copy**

Synopsis: Megan has always been the careful type until the one night at her cousin’s wedding she has the wildest nights of her life. That was two years ago and she kept in touch with Alex for a while but it didn’t work out. What happens when she moves back home to work for her cousin? Will Alex and Megan be able to have a relationship or will Megan push him away again?

Thoughts: These two characters draw you in and you can’t help but fall in love with them. Megan and Alex’s story is such a sweet one! I loved getting to see other favorite characters within the storyline.

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About the book

Megan Montgomery has always been the careful type. Except…one time at her cousin’s wedding when she threw caution to the wind and had the steamiest hook-up of her life. But that was two years ago—why can’t she stop thinking about it? So when Megan accepts a job at her cousin’s company, she does everything she can to avoid Alex—knowing he’ll shake up her carefully crafted world.

Alex Rebat’s been living a good life. He loves his career and friends, but like Megan, hasn’t been able to stop thinking about their passionate encounter. And once Megan moves to town, Alex makes it his personal goal to show her that maybe it’s time to start taking a few more risks…

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Don’t miss the other books in the Montgomery Brothers series

Wait for Me – https://www.chasing-romance.com/wait-for-me

Trust in Me – https://www.chasing-romance.com/trust-in-me

Stay with Me – https://www.chasing-romance.com/stay-with-me

More of Me – https://www.chasing-romance.com/more-of-me

Return to You – https://www.chasing-romance.com/return-to-you

Meant for You – https://www.chasing-romance.com/meant-for-you

I’ll Be There – https://www.chasing-romance.com/ill-be-there

Until There Was Us – https://www.chasing-romance.com/until-there-was-us

About the author

Samantha Chase is a New York Times and USA Today bestseller of contemporary romance. She released her debut novel in 2011 and currently has more than forty titles under her belt! When she’s not working on a new story, she spends her time reading romances, playing way too many games of Scrabble or Solitaire on Facebook, wearing a tiara while playing with her sassy pug Maylene…oh, and spending time with her husband of 25 years and their two sons in North Carolina.

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Excerpt

Alex was drinking coffee and looking out at his backyard. He loved his home, his property. Living in the suburbs was something he had always wanted to do, and when he found this house, it had everything he needed—lots of green space and room for him to put in the pool he now had and the kind of landscaping that ensured his privacy. He wasn’t antisocial or trying to avoid his neighbors, but he had thought if he was able to work with clients out of the house, they’d appreciate the privacy.

With June almost here, the weather was starting to turn warm, and he’d opened up the pool the previous weekend. The water level was perfect, and so were the chemical levels. The pool was heated, and maybe in another week or two, he’d be able to start using it.

Off his back porch was a hot tub, and for now that worked fine.

He was considering changing and doing a little soaking when his phone rang. When he saw Megan’s name on the screen, he was pleasantly surprised.

“Hey,” he said when he answered and hoped his enthusiasm wasn’t too obvious.

“Oh my God, Alex,” she began breathlessly. “I’ve lost Maylene!”

“Um…what?” She immediately relayed what had gone on, and she was getting to the point of near hysteria. “It’s going to be all right.”

“You don’t understand, Alex! I had one job to do— one stupid job!—and I screwed it up. I have to find her, and I have no idea where to look!”

He was already grabbing his keys and locking up the house. “I’m on my way. I’ll be there in ten minutes, and I’ll be on the lookout for her as I drive over.”

“What do I do? Where do I even begin to look for her?” she cried.

“Go and grab her leash and start walking up one side of the block and then down the other. I’ll be there as soon as I can. I promise.”

He heard the shaky breath she let out. “I have to find her, Alex,” she said quietly. “I can’t believe I lost her.”

“You haven’t lost her, Megan. She’s a handful— Ethan talks about that all the time. She’s gotten out before, so we will find her. Trust me.”

“I…I don’t know…I’m not sure where to even start…”

At that moment, he hated how he wasn’t there already with her. He could hear the devastation in her voice and knew she was going to have a serious meltdown any minute. “Megan,” he said, his voice going firm and authoritative, “you need to do what I’m telling you. Get Maylene’s leash, and then start walking down the block to the right of the house. I have a feeling that’s the direction she’d go in first. Start there, and I’ll be there as fast as I can.”

That seemed to work because by the time she hung up, she sounded a little more in control of her emotions. Back when they had dated—and he used the term loosely—he had never seen Megan get emotional. She got frustrated, sure. But never emotional—never to the point of tears. And he wasn’t sure how to react to it. His initial response was…well…it made him like her a little more. It softened her and showed how she wasn’t as cold as she’d seemed when they had ended things.

That memory instantly got pushed aside because now was not the time to be focusing on it. The important thing right now was to get to her and help her find Maylene.

Luckily, traffic was on his side, and he didn’t hit any red lights and turned onto Summer’s block six minutes later. Alex immediately spotted Megan and pulled over, rolling down his window. “Megan! Hop in! We’ll hit the other side of the street now.”

Nodding, she quickly jogged over and climbed into the truck. It was pointless to ask if she’d had any luck— the simple fact that there wasn’t a dog on the end of the leash told him she hadn’t. He pulled over close to the right side of the road and drove slowly. They each called out to the dog as they went. After two blocks, Megan rested her head on the back of the seat and sighed loudly. He pulled over.

“It’s no use,” she said miserably. “She’s gone. She’s just…she’s gone! I’m going to have to break it to Summer that I lost her dog!” She looked over at him, her brown eyes brimming with tears. “She loves that dog! Do you have any idea how much this is going to kill her?”

Unfortunately, Alex did know how much Summer loved her dog, and no doubt this was going to be devastating for her. Reaching over, he took one of Megan’s hands in his and gently squeezed it. “We’re not giving up, okay? We’ll keep driving around. We’ll knock on doors. We’ll put up posters and post on social media if we have to. I’ll drive around all night if that’s what it takes. All is not lost here, okay?”

The hesitant look on her face told him she didn’t think it would do any good, but he refused to quit. Not after only two blocks! With her hand in his, he started driving and was relieved when she turned and called out to Maylene again.

They drove for several more blocks and then turned around and made their way up the other side. By the time they were back in front of Summer’s, Alex decided to pull into the driveway and park. “We’ll knock on doors now,” he said.

“Maybe we need to go off the block,” she suggested.

It was possible, he thought, but he had a feeling if they were on foot, they’d have more luck. “Why don’t you go and grab a handful of her treats? This way if we spot her and she thinks we’re playing, we can lure her over with a snack. What do you think?”

“Sounds good.” Megan took off up the driveway, and Alex watched her disappear around the back of the house and into the yard. A minute later, she called his name, and he quickly jogged back to her. At the gate, he spotted her pointing to the far corner of the deck. When he stepped closer, he started to chuckle. “Don’t you dare laugh.”

He knew she was trying to sound intimidating, but there was a hint of laughter in her own voice.

There, sitting in the corner of the deck in Ethan’s hammock, was Maylene—peacefully sunning herself. Alex glanced at the dog and then to Megan. “Um…”

“She was not there earlier. I swear.”

“Okay.”

“I’m serious, Alex! She didn’t come when I called her, and she wasn’t there when I brought the mail in and put it inside either of the houses. I heard her barking when I came out of the main house, but by the time I came out of mine, she was gone!”

“I believe you,” he said carefully and took a step closer to her. “I’m sure she was just playing with you.”

She shot him a bland look. “Seriously? That’s what you’re going with?”

He laughed a bit, unable to help himself. “I’m not sure what else I can say. The thing we should be focused on here is that she’s not lost. She’s home and in the yard, and even though I happen to know for a fact that Ethan doesn’t like her sitting in the hammock, it’s better than the alternative.”

Rescuing the Reciever – Book Review

Title: Rescuing the Reciever

Author: Rachel Goodman

Publisher: Pocket Star

Publication Date: June 11, 2018

Rating: 5 stars

**Thanks to the author and publisher for sending me a copy**

Synopsis: Hazel runs her own dog shelter in offers volunteer spots. She gets the notorious Colorado Blizzard’s wide receiver Chris Lalonde as one of her new volunteers. Hazel has enough to deal with, with her mom and business the last thing she needs is a drug taking NFL player.

Chris is trying to get his name back to being clean but with no one giving him the time will he be able to. Even when his teammates don’t believe him.

While working together sparks fly, but will Grace risk it all to be with Chris?

Thoughts: Grace has such a sweet personality and offers help whenever she can. Chris is a total swoon-worthy companion especially when he shows up at the shelter and gets Olive, a shy dog out of her safety. I love the dual perspectives. This was such a sweet story. I can’t wait to continue in the series.

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The Dylan Dilemma – Book Review

Title: The Dylan Dilemma

Author: Patricia B. Tighe

Publisher: Swoon Romance

Publication Date: April 24, 2018

Rating: 4 stars

**Thanks to the author and publisher for sending me a copy**

Synopsis: Kenzie doesn’t have time for anything other than playing basketball especially a boyfriend. Her school gets a new basketball coach and makes Kenzie lose her confidence, she falls into a slump and is afraid of losing her basketball scholarship. The last thing she needs is to be in a relationship with Dylan, a friend who recently went on a vacation with her family.

Dylan, on the other hand, is ready for a relationship and won’t be getting over Kenzie anytime soon.

Will the two end up together with so much at stake for Kenzie?

Thoughts: This was so cute! Kenzie is such an adorable character. The struggles and anxieties she feels are super relatable. Dylan is just as cute, his commitment to Kenzie is so adorable. I love the use of double perspectives and I can’t wait to see what else Patricia writes.

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The Dylan Dilemma by Patricia B. Tighe

Release Date: April 24, 2018

High school senior Kenzie Harper-Shea has no time for dating, especially after the arrival of the basketball coach from hell. Now Kenzie has lost her confidence, is in a slump, and in danger of losing out on a scholarship to play college ball. The last thing she needs is her “vacation boyfriend,” Dylan McCoy, distracting her with warm smiles, inside jokes, and swoony kisses.

Dylan, however, is totally ready to date. He finally lives in the same town as Kenzie and is not about to lose the chance to let their relationship grow into something more. But for now, he’ll stay in the friend zone because he’s determined to find out what has her running scared. It can’t be just about basketball.

As Kenzie spends more time around Dylan, her feelings become a jumbled-up mess. It’s obvious they’re into each other. So, why does she panic whenever she thinks about dating him? Is it connected to basketball or to something deeper? She’s not sure. Does she have the courage to examine her heart, even if it means breaking Dylan’s?

About the Author

The mother of two grown sons, Patricia B. Tighe lives in West Texas with her husband and dog. She eats way too much pizza, drinks way too much coffee, and watches way too much NFL football. On the bright side, she also reads and writes teen fiction. She promises to include as much romance, angst, and adventure as possible in her books.

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Ace of Hearts – Book Review

Title: Ace of Hearts

Author: Chantal Fernando

Publisher: Pocket Star

Publication Date: June 11, 2018

Rating: 5 stars

****Thanks to NetGalley for sending me a copy for review****

Synopsis: Erin has had a perfect life. She could have had anything that she wanted as a child. Her perfect life was perfect until she finds her real birth certificate that her mother hid. She sees that her “dad” isn’t really her actual dad. She goes to find her real dad and starts to connect with him. And she knows that he is the president of the Cursed Ravens Motorcycle Club. She has now become the “princess” of the MC. Her dad has made sure to tell his members to stay away from his daughter. But Erin doesn’t need to follow that rule and goes after Ace, a fellow loyal member of the MC. Will the two be able to have a relationship with Erin’s dad being the president and Ace being a loyal member?

Thoughts: I loved every moment of this. The two main characters complete and complement each other in a great way. Aaron is so sweet and down-to-earth, why lace is a brooding biker man. I couldn’t put it down while I was reading and as soon as I finished it lingered on my mind.

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