Feb 11, 2016
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Romance

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.

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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.

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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.

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Kracker Flats

By Mario Iezzoni

Rating:  star star star star star 

A huge hurricane drives a suburban woman and her kids from their protected upper-class community to a world full of rural eccentrics.

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Black Moon Draw

By Lizzy Ford

Rating:  star star star star star 

When Naia is magically transported from our world to one depicted in a book she read, she must fight to understand unfamiliar dangers, her own unreliable powers, and the terrifying but alluring Shadow Knight bent on conquering it all.

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Designed To Love

By Elle Davis

Rating:  star star star star star 

Ronan Callaghan and Cat McCullough have for a unique love for one another. They have similar backgrounds and are both quite independent in their behavior. The major difference between them is that Ronan is a Designer person, someone whose DNA was manipulated in utero to give him a superior intellect, almost athletic ability and formidable strength. Cat does not have these abilities but her 9-year-old sister, Claire, does.

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Heart To Heart

By Ifè Oshun

Rating:  star star star star star 

HEART TO HEART features the return of a smart, savvy, and talented heroine on a very original journey of self-discovery but the story loses momentum due to the ease at which she deals with the multitude of problems in her life.

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One Chance, One Moment

By Judith Kohnen

Rating:  star star star star star 

Thirty-eight-year-old Garry Danzlo has everything a person would want that comes with being a famous musical celebrity. Yet success cannot heal the torment he has experienced in his childhood, let alone the most recent events of his father’s suicide.

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My Chicken Story

By Ruthie Robinson

Rating:  star star star star star 

MY CHICKEN STORY is a quick read for someone who is interested in romance and mystery genres, without having to do much thinking.

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The Wanton Life of My Friend Dave

By Tristan Wood

Rating:  star star star star star 

In this book, Isabella Maria follows the story being lived by her friend named Dave. She can describe him as wanton because she knows everything there is to know about him.

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Another Word for Sister

By Cheryl Irwin

Rating:  star star star star star 

Moments after Irish twins Lily and Rose are born, their mother dies. Raised by their mentally questionable Grandmother in a chokingly small town, Lily and Rose flee to New Zealand, where their close metaphysical bond will shape their lives in unexpected ways.

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Death and Morning

By Richard Atwood

Rating:  star star star star star 

DEATH AND MORNING is a collection of love poems, exploring all aspects of love, from first meeting to heartbreak. The works are generally in freeform, and are written in the first person, directed to unnamed lovers, both male and female.