Aug 23, 2016
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Romance

CASTLES
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Southern secrets, scandal and murder in: PAPER CASTLES

By Terri Lee

Rating:  star star star star star 

While early 1960s Georgia is rocked by the stirrings of change and tragedy, a socialite’s high profile life collapses when her husband is found murdered in this gripping contemporary romance.

IVY
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Sensuality and sexuality as a young teen becomes a woman in: GODDESS OF IVY TRILOGY (Books 1-3)

By Carol Madison

Rating:  star star star star star 

A naïve teenager grows into a woman, emotionally and sexually, in this poignant coming-of-age erotic trilogy.

LOVES
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Time travel through hypnosis to heal the heart in: LOVES OF OUR LIVES

By A.C. Chenier

Rating:  star star star star star 

A woman sets out on a journey of past life regression therapy to cope with the loss of a friend in this touching historical fiction romance.

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A young couple fights betrayal and the passage of time to rekindle their love: IN THIS LIFE

By Christine Brae

Rating:  star star star star star 

A young couple tries to recapture the romance of their first encounter after years apart and secrets discovered in this sweet and stirring literary romance.

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A witch, a wolf-shifting man and others looking for love in: PRIMROSE AND THE WOLF

By J.A. Fales

Rating:  star star star star star 

Life for one uniquely powerful, immortal witch turns into a topsy-turvy family matter when an ex-lover, wolf-shifter shows up on the witch’s doorstep seeking help in this lively paranormal romance.

FORGET
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An unforgettable story about two inspiring trauma victims in: MAKE ME FORGET

By Patricia Strefling

Rating:  star star star star star 

MAKE ME FORGET is the inspirational story of two trauma survivors whose individual experiences and shared journeys toward recovery show that time, truly heals all wounds.

STARSTRUCK
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Lost in love and space in: STARSTRUCK

By Ryn Shell

Rating:  star star star star star 

An epic love story, STARSTRUCK traverses all of the genre’s tropes while maintaining a relationship it’s impossible not to love.

Crossing
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Doomsday disaster threatens the power of love in: CROSSING IN TIME

By DL Orton

Rating:  star star star star star 

When an ordinary couple seems to be the key to saving humanity, they both must separately travel across space and time to see whether or not their love truly can stand the test of the ultimate distance in a suspenseful and unpredictable ride.

LESSONPLANS
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Opposites attract as two teachers help each other learn more about themselves in LESSON PLANS

By Holly Pepe

Rating:  star star star star star 

A neurotic English teacher who is used to structure and rigid organization in her classroom has to face her worst nightmare: pairing up with a much more laid back special education teacher for team teaching for the entire school year in this charming love story.

LOVESTORIES
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Different vignettes spotlight friendships and relationships in: LOVE STORIES

By Prajwalit

Rating:  star star star star star 

Set in India, five separate vignettes detail out episodes for characters of different ages, occupations, and family backgrounds as they grapple with finding , and holding onto, love.

SONG
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Music and steamy seductions in: THE SONG THAT SEDUCED PARIS (The Bel Homme Quartet: Book One)

By Cindy Irish

Rating:  star star star star star 

Readers lamenting the loss of Jackie Collins, take heart: Cindy Irish’s Bel Homme Quartet is here to fill the void, beginning with the sizzling THE SONG THAT SEDUCED PARIS.

LettingMyselfGo
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A woman pieces herself together in: LETTING MYSELF GO

By Brooke Newton

Rating:  star star star star star 

Elaine Ryan finds herself lost, overweight and miserable with what her life has become.

Dancing
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COME DANCING’s memorable heroine and witty writing are the cornerstones of this novel.

By Leslie Wells

Rating:  star star star star star 

COME DANCING is the story of a lovable young book publisher’s assistant who finds herself thrust into a world she never expected when she falls into a whirlwind romance with the guitarist of a famous rock band.

Depravity
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A classic tale combined with supernatural romance and fantasy in: DEPRAVITY: A BEASTLY TALE

By MJ Haag

Rating:  star star star star star 

A heroine in a world filled with captivating secrets. This enchanting setting harkens back to the original fairy tale while still punctuated with colorful and thrilling twists.

WishedAway
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Love is rebuilt after devastation in: WISHED AWAY

By S.P. Cervantes

Rating:  star star star star star 

WISHED AWAY follows a heroine whose entire world is ripped away in a single moment and has to learn how to rebuild and love again.

Laguna
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Sun, surf and sizzle on and off camera in LAGUNA NIGHTS

By Kaira Rouda

Rating:  star star star star star 

Former high school sweethearts and ex-reality TV stars are reunited in Laguna Beach, CA.
When Madison starred in the reality TV show “Laguna Nights” as a teenager, the whole world got to watch as her boyfriend Josh cheated on her.

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Lotus

By Kay W. Smith

Rating:  star star star star star 

An engaging and fast-paced look at the hard choices a woman faces, LOTUS by Kirstin Smith marries a strong protagonist with keen observations on loss and love.

Lana
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Lana Fray and the Grand Plan

By Maren Higbee

Rating:  star star star star star 

LANA FRAY AND THE GRAND PLAN follows a month in the life of a headstrong and witty reality TV producer in Los Angeles as she carries forward an eccentric plan to find the man of her dreams.

Ashes
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Hands Full of Ashes

By Kim Hotzon

Rating:  star star star star star 

A young widow journeys to Uganda to spread her husband’s ashes, and finds herself caught up in personal betrayal and civil unrest.

Secret
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Secret Somethings

By Amber Kay

Rating:  star star star star star 

SECRET SOMETHINGS is the story of a seemingly perfect love connecting two individuals borne out of their twisted minds. After years of struggling with her schizoaffective disorder and feeling stifled by her small town and overbearing family, Judith Kirby meets brilliant and handsome Bryce Clayton by chance.

Fall
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We Could Fall

By Kate Moschandreas

Rating:  star star star star star 

Emmy is in her forties, facing down an empty nest and a floundering marriage in the suburbs of Boston. Duncan is an Australian film star with a difficult past.

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Second Helpings At The Serve You Right Cafe

By Tilia Klebenov Jacobs

Rating:  star star star star star 

In SECOND HELPINGS AT THE SERVE YOU RIGHT CAFE, two people are brought together by their love of morning coffee and sugary pastries but just as they start getting to know each other, their dark pasts and unexpected secrets threaten to unravel their burgeoning relationship.

Wanderer's Children
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The Wanderer’s Children

By L.G. O'Connor

Rating:  star star star star star 

The second book in the Angelorum Twelve Chronicles, THE WANDERER’S CHILDREN follows the pulse-pounding and frequently erotic travails of a group of humans with mystical bloodlines who are “called” to serve their communities.

Unknown
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Mission to Mahjundar

By Veronica Scott

Rating:  star star star star star 

A galaxy away, a princess blinded as a child must make what seems like a sad, but safe trip across her planet to meet the man she is meant to marry. Luckily, or perhaps by the hand of fate, her path crosses that of an intergalactic Special Forces soldier whose companionship she not only wants, but needs.