Book Review-Undeniably You by Jewel E. Ann

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Jewel E. Ann has a new number one fan in me! This book is both refreshing along with Sydney becoming a fun character as she develops thoughout this wonderful little tale. There are some books that stay with the reader and for me this is one of them.
Sydney has a plan, she is not going to let anyone dictate her life. But then she finds two men who are equally smitten with her; she knows right away who she gravitates toward. The two start a relationship; but she is determined not to let feelings get in the way.
What I like:
I can imagine both men very well by the descriptions and I have to admit both are worthy of the term panty melting! I felt sorry for the one who doesn’t get the girl in the end, but I won’t spoil this for you—the reader. (I would love the man that doesn’t get picked to get his own story one day-hint, hint, Ms. Ann)
Sydney is real. She is a person with flaws. I love characters that the author can make us love but also have faults because no on is perfect. The side characters add to the story and throwing a sweet child and a dog into the story is just genius. Who can not fall in love with either of them.
I have to admit that I was shocked half way through the the book at the direction of Sydney’s love life but I won’t give any more away.
This book is full of literary fiction with great development for the characters; which makes them more relatable to he reader.
This was my first read by Ms. Ann but it won’t be my last!
In the end, this book is just enough HEA mixed with real life that deserves 5 stars!
~Leigh
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Let Me Be Your First Book Review

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Lynsey M. Stewarts debut novel, Let Me Be Your First was a book that left me wondering how this was just Ms. Stewarts first book. It was written as if this was her second or third book. I love reading debut books. I read more debut books than any other type of book. When an author catches me with her writing like Lynsey has, I will put her name on my tbr list for any other book she writes.

I love books when they take place in another country. I feel I can live through these characters. This is coupled with the character of Elle, the girl next door, who any reader can identify with. Elle reveals she is a virgin, waiting for the right guy. In comes Luke, the hot social worker who seems a little loose with women. But when he shows interest in Elle, she is willing to see where this relationship goes. However, as much as he tries, calling him nervous about commitment would be an understatement. Where Elle is ready to see where this might lead, Luke ends up cheating on her. Giving him the special gift of her virginity stings a lot but she moves on; though he can’t. Cue in the swoon worthy Ben who makes Elle feel so special but because of her fear and hurt from Luke, she enters her relationship with him very slowly.

What I loved:

There is a Luke or two in all of our lives. As a reader, being able to relate to the struggles that Elle tried to reconcile in her mind is one way to draw a reader into the story.

She has a group of women that are her people! I love to see in a story (as in life) how we pull in a group of people that become the family we choose.

I love the English lingo, things that only Brits say. It makes me want to come and immerse myself in the culture but at the same time, it is written in a way that the yankee in me can follow.

I give Let Me Be Your First 4.5 stars~

~Leigh

 

If I’d Known by Rebecca Donovan is now live!

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IF I’D KNOWN, the surprise first installment in a new, edgy contemporary YA series from Rebecca Donovan, the bestselling author of the Breathing Series is available now!

“We’re all cursed—every single one of us.”

Lana Peri isn’t afraid of telling anyone exactly what she thinks, even if it gets her into trouble—which it usually does. But the thing is, she can’t lie. Her unfiltered honesty doesn’t exactly make her many friends, although it does get her kicked out of class regularly. Lana knows the truth will eventually be her undoing. If only she’d known it would begin today.

It’s meant to be a night Lana and her best friends will never forget. And it is… for all the wrong reasons. Lana witnesses not just one, but two violent crimes committed by the same person. Except she can’t say a word. Not if she wants to protect her friends.

Lana’s silence will implicate her and inadvertently cover for him. But it’s not like she has a choice. He is powerful. Connected. Untouchable. And a friend of Joey Harrison—the guy Lana is uncharacteristically drawn to the moment they meet. Joey’s also the only one who is told the truth.

His lies will ruin her. Her silence will keep them safe. The truth won’t save any of them.

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Release of Velvet & Vows by Stacy Eaton

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Title: VELVET & VOWS ➜➜ http://amzn.to/2yV3wRL

Series: The Celebration Township, book 13

Author: Stacy Eaton

Genre: Contemporary Romance – Holiday

#‎Synopsis‬:

The epic finale of the Celebration Series is finally here. Celebrate Christmas once again with the couple that started it all: Casey Lowe and Thad Wagner.

Velvet & Vows starts out twenty days before the wedding and there is a lot to be done. With wedding showers, bachelor and bachelorette parties, the final dress fittings, holiday preparations and the last of the details for the ceremony and reception, Celebration is crackling with energy—but it’s not all good.

With a few misunderstandings, many secrets and a serial arsonist running rampant in the town, the days leading up to the wedding are far more stressful than Casey and Thad ever planned for it to be. It will take the entire town to tell this story as we pass from one leading character to another.

Prepare yourself for this one-of-a-kind novel that will bring insight into every character you’ve fallen in love with during the series, and even a few characters you’ve never heard from first hand.

 

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Release Tour ~ Dec 22-26

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New Release for Ryan Jo Summers

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Koda Jacobs urgently needs a nanny. Right now.

Fresh from prison, Dalton Clayton needs a job—and just about anything will do.

Divine Intervention steps in and tosses Koda and Dalton together. Koda struggles with the conflicts of her impulsive decision to leave her babies with an unknown, convicted felon. That just can’t be wise, can it? But she can’t help but see how quickly the children bonded to him and trust him. Or the reassuring sense that this is just right.

Meanwhile, Dalton stumbles through the spills and thrills of two young children, and his growing interest in their mother. A chance meeting brings him back to his estranged family as well.

Over time mutual attraction forms between Koda and Dalton as the bond between Dalton and the children deepens. A sweet, southern romance full of forgiveness, second chances, and fun kids.

 

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Southern romance of family, forgiveness, starting over, and love.

 

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Best Mystery Book of 2017

I recently posted a long blog about all my favorite reads of 2017! Somehow, I missed the category of mystery; which is one of my favorite genres. In keeping true to hitting all the books that captivated me this year, I wanted to include this book!

~Leigh

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If you have a need for a murder mystery that will get your heart racing and your blood pumping, then I’ve got the right book for you! Charlie Donlea’s debut novel, Summit Lake, checks every box in what a great suspenseful book needs. I would highly recommend Summit Lake for anyone who loves an exciting murder mystery.

The book opens with the brutal murder of Becca Eckersley, a young woman in the prime of her life. To say this is an intense scene would be an understatement. The detail Donlea uses to paint this setting goes far beyond simple words on a page. This particular backdrop, like many others in the book, becomes an experience that does nothing less than draws readers in further.
It is easy to become invested in this story. Through the use of creative flashbacks, Becca Eckersley’s life is weaved seamlessly within the life of an investigative reporter, Kelsey Castle. The story itself takes place in a little mountain town nestled deeply within North Carolina.

As the story of Becca’s romantic life unfolds, Castle is able to learn that Becca’s perpetual need for male attention is a potential driving force in her investigation. As Kelsey continues to review the case, a connection between herself and the late Becca makes it urgent that Kelsey do all she can to bring justice to the young woman killed in the prime of her life. As if this story needed any further intrigue, it isn’t long before we learn that Kelsey too is running from a troubled past and her involvement in the Eckersley case has become more than just a story to her.

What I loved about Summit Lake was the detailed imagery Donlea used to paint the scenery of North Carolina. Those near and dear to this area (as I am) are always overly critical of its description, and Donlea’s effort really does the state justice. I sometimes find that the overuse of flashbacks and the use of multiple timelines can get repetitive and confusing. That certainly wasn’t the case here! Most of all, this story was not predictable by any means. If I say anymore, I know I’ll start giving away too many important details, so take my word for it and grab this book today.

As mark of a true mystery writer, Donlea delivers readers countless hours of restless sleep as we come down from the ending of a masterful thriller.