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Stealing Cinderella Release Blitz & Review

Title: Stealing Cinderella
Series: Sinister Fairy Tales Collection
Author: A. Zavarelli
Genre: Dark Fairy Tale Retelling
Release Date: April 2, 2020
Every royal has their dirty little secret. His was… me. 
It should have been simple. 
Go to the ball, meet the prince, and secure his patronage for my favorite charity. 
But beneath the mask, the brooding beast of a man was not at all who I expected. 
He was dark and intense and eerily quiet. 
When I left, I could still feel the ghost of his touch branded into my skin. 
He haunted my dreams, but I never expected to see him again. 
Then he came for me. 
And he took me. 
And I learned that his darkness was a void I never could have conceived. 
He’s the crown prince of Norway. 
And, now, I’m his captive.

My Review

Holy Sinister Diamond-Studded Slippers!! This retelling was Phe-nom-enal! A.Zavarelli took classic Cinderella and put a modern, sinister, dark, dirty, and deviously-delicious twist on it. She tossed in lots of heartbreaking elements and unexpected moments that hit me right in my feelings and I couldn’t put this book down! It.Was.Fantastic! 

Thorsen Lykken is no ordinary Prince Charming. Tragic events from his past made him the man he is. The reputation he’s earned as an intensely dark and secretive man is an understatement for what truly lies inside this beautifully troubled man. When he meets Ella he is immediately captivated by her innocence and beauty, he’s drawn to her in a way that he’s never been to anyone. He has to have her, so he takes her.

He’s dealing with personal issues and finding it hard to struggle with the balance of conflicts going on inside him. He’s never really dealt with women on his own. However he finds himself very dominant and protective over her where others are concerned. What I loved the most about his character was the amazing transformation we saw. I mean this man was night and day, from the beginning of the story to the end. 

Ella was the beautiful and innocent girl living a pretty sad existence. Walking around with the burden of your fathers death on your shoulders and then being abused and mistreated for years by the only other family you have left, had to have been devastating for her. Finding solace at the animal sanctuary near her home. A one night reprieve gifted to her in the form of an invitation to a ball leads to a chance meeting with Prince Thorsen Lykken that will change her life forever. 

There are many things that happen after which I won’t go into detail so as not to give spoilers. But ultimately those will inevitably end with her ending up at Thorsen’s estate in Norway. Given all that she goes through in the days surrounding her arrival at Prince Thorsen’s estate I found her character to be resilient and tough and just the balance he needed to his rude and rough. Instead of doing what we all expected she did the opposite, she was so loving and caring and couldn’t help but want to fix this broken man, and fell for him hard core in the process. 

“I think I know deep in my soul this is a suicide mission. He’ll never be able to love me back.”

I love this story because it’s such a story of transformation and healing. Now, it’s all kids of devious and dirty and twisted and unexpected and I love that. But I love that the Thorsen we meet in the beginning is not the Thorsen of the end. I love the journey these two broken people went on together. Their love healed each other. It was emotional and angsty and just all around a wonderfully awesome addition to the Sinister Fairytales collection. 

*I voluntarily reviewed an advanced complimentary copy of this book! 

My Cr8zysockbookblock blog wrap up for this book! 

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️- I’m absolutely in love with fairytale retellings and this was one of my favorites in the Sinister FT’s Collections. I love A. Zavarelli and this was just another amazing example of how talented she is. From Mafia romance  to Fairytale retellings she can write it all. 🖤🤎

🔥🔥🔥🔥- This was down and dirty and dominant! Holy Heck was it ever Hot y’all 🔥🔥

🌪Cliffhanger Warning-🌪🌪No Cliffhanger! This was a fairytale ending HEA 👸🤴🏻

A. Zavarelli is a USA Today and Amazon bestselling author of dark and contemporary romance.
When she’s not putting her characters through hell, she can usually be found watching bizarre and twisted documentaries in the name of research. 
She currently lives in the Northwest with her lumberjack and an entire brood of fur babies. 
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Southern Storms Release Blitz

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Even the town’s black sheep needed a friend sometimes

Southern Storms, an all-new, beautifully emotional and moving standalone romance from Brittainy C. Cherry, is available now!

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All I wanted to do was run away, I never expected to crash into his arms…

After leaving the city life behind to escape my loveless marriage, I moved to small town Havenbarrow for a fresh start.

What I didn’t expect was to find myself drawn to the town’s black sheep.

They called him troubled. Cold. A man with a dark past.

What everyone seemed to miss about Jax was the splashes of light in his eyes. The random acts of kindness he performed when no one was watching. The way he made me smile and laugh.

Jax helped unpack the baggage I’d been carrying around with me. He was patient with my pain and gentle with my scars. He was the stillness during my hurricane.

Yet when both of our pasts come back to haunt our present days, we realized quickly that sometimes love stories didn’t end the way we’d hoped.

Sometimes you were left with only the damage from the storm.

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Author Brittainy C. Cherry is an Amazon #1 bestselling author.

She has been in love with words since the day she took her first breath. She graduated from Carroll University with a Bachelor Degree in Theatre Arts and a minor in Creative Writing.

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HIS (Ties That Bind #2) by A. Zavarelli & Natasha Knight
Release Date: April 21st

 

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Blurb:
I’ve been in hiding for four years. On the run from the man in whose bed I once slept.

I saw something I shouldn’t have seen.
Took something I shouldn’t have taken.

And he’s just found me.

But it’s not just my safety I have to worry about. I have a little boy. His little boy. The secret baby of a Russian mobster.

He told me in no uncertain terms that I’m his. That we would be a family.

But his uncle still wants me dead and I know the man whose been hunting me is the only one who can keep us safe.

 

 

 

About A. Zavarelli:
A. Zavarelli is a USA Today and Amazon bestselling author of dark and contemporary romance.

When she’s not putting her characters through hell, she can usually be found watching bizarre and twisted documentaries in the name of research.

She currently lives in the Northwest with her lumberjack and an entire brood of fur babies.

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About Natasha Knight:
USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance, Natasha Knight specializes in dark, tortured heroes. Happily-Ever-Afters are guaranteed, but she likes to put her characters through hell to get them there. She’s evil like that.

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Filthy Little Pretties Release Blitz & Review

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“WOWOWOW. Poignant, hot, and riddled with all the tension and feels I adore in a new adult romance!”

—Ella Fields, Amazon bestselling author

Filthy Little Pretties, an addictive and provocative New Adult standalone from Trilina Pucci is available now!

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Donovan Kennedy is the girl dreams are made of.

Five years ago, she was our best friend.

Our moral compass.

The girl that held our hands everywhere we went.

The three of us were young. Innocent.

Nothing could touch us — not even heartache.

That was then.

Now she’s back. All grown up.

With red lips and long legs — a challenge waiting to be accepted. A prize that’ll turn our world upside down.

Brothers turned to enemies.

Friendships decimated.

Lies told.

Hearts torn apart.

We never expected to fall for the girl.

In the end, she’ll only choose one —Me.

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My Review

This book crushed my soul before it put me back together. 😭 Every single feeling I have was obliterated before this book was done. But I couldn’t stop reading it! I had to know what was going to happen, from page to page. The twists, the angst, the moments of pure despair. The sensual and sweet and funny and lighthearted. All of it! I never wanted it to end ,but I couldn’t wait to get to the end to see how it ended! GAH! 

This is the story of Donovan, Grey and Liam. Three rich best friends from elite and powerful families who’s friendship will be tested in the ultimate way. One beautiful girl, two gorgeous guys, both different in many ways, but also the same in their life’s mission to protect love and care for her. She loves them both,  but only one can truly hold all of her heart, and the other will be left standing with his heart in his hand. There is only one that can and will be able to truly own her mind, body, heart and soul. Which one will it be Grey McCallister or Liam Brooks? 

“First, Last and Only! “

Grey and Liam are two best friends as close as brothers. They are always number one and two. They will do anything and give up anything for the other, except when it comes to Donovan. For the first time in their lives they each found something he wasn’t willing to sacrifice for his best friend. They both also knew ultimately who was the best man for her, but would the other step aside and let “him” be the one to go after her? 

“Every girl has one—the crush who set the standard. I just have two.”

The struggling was real y’all and raw and oh my gosh. My heart felt it every time one lashed out in hurt or punishment towards another. I felt it down to my bones. That’s how much I fell for these characters. There are places where you feel like it’s slice after slice to an artery and just when you think you couldn’t possibly bleed more. Trilina patches you back up all perfectly in the end. I promise these characters are gonna stick with you long after you have clicked that Kindle off. 

I refuse to give anything specific details of this story away because to do so would be such a disservice to both this brilliant author and to you the reader. It is sure to be one of my top reads this year. This was my first read by Trilina Pucci and I’m amazed and awed by her attention to every single detail and emotion she was able to capture in the book and evoke in me as a reader. While this may have been my first read of hers I can assure you this will not be my last. If you are fans of friends-to-lovers/Love triangles with a touch of bully romance, and you also happen to love twists, angst, frustration and shockingly frustrating moments. This is the book for you! 

 My Cr8zysockbookblock blog wrap up for this book! 

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐- This book had me from paragraph one. I was unable to put this book down. I was in it y’all. I had to know what was going to happen, how this would play out. My heart needed to know. My poor feels needed to know. I FLOVE VAN, GREY, AND LIAM! ! This is so much bigger than a Five Star Read. 👆🏻(See that extra star) 

🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥-As far as actual,  get full on busy it’s a slow burn with tons of licious tension! There is one scene fairly early that is holy hella hot!! But then you have to wait a minute for another BUT it’s so worth the wait! Good gracious is it with it!Hot dang! 🔥🔥

🌪Cliffhanger Warning-🌪🌪No Cliffhanger! After you are turned upside down and inside out and every which a way around you get a HEA Ending!

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About Trilina Trilina is an author, wife, and mama to three rowdy kiddos. When she isn’t making grilled cheese sandwiches, she can be found writing saucy novels that titillate and excite her readers.Pucci’s journey started impulsively. She wanted to check off a box on her bucket list. But what began as fulfillment has become incredibly fulfilling. And now she can’t see her life without her characters, her readers and this community.She currently resides in Northern California with her Italian stallion and her feral children, where the days are slow and easy and wine pours are heavy. (just kidding…maybe)

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All The Truths Release Blitz & Review

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The highly anticipated conclusion to the Lies & Truths Duet is here! All The Truths by Rina Kent is LIVE!! #OneClick today!

Blurb

The truth doesn’t set you free.Revenge shouldn’t be rushed. It needs to be savored.Reina ruined my life and it’s only fair I ruin hers back.Or that was the plan.That was before she got under my skin and flowed into my blood.Life as we know it crashes and burns.All we have left is revenge.Or is it?All The Truths is a dark new adult book that contains dubious situations some readers might find offensive and/or triggering. If you’re looking for a hero, you won’t find him in Asher Carson. Please don’t read if any of that bothers you.All The Truths is the second part of a duet and is NOT standalone.

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My Review

All the Truths was exactly EVERYTHING I was hoping it would be and so much more! My head is spinnin’ y’all! 🤯😳🤯I need a moment to wrap my head around everything this book put me through and gather my words to sum up the amazingness that is this book, the conclusion to this duet. Rina never fails to twist and turn me in knots of awe and wonder at the suspense, heat, and every single emotion she captures in her writing. This was MIND-BLOWINGLY PHENOMENAL!

The conclusion to this duet was the perfection I was hoping it would be. Reina’s character once again proved just how amazingly strong and resilient she is. She is feisty and determined and I loved her perseverance to get the truth. I love how she redefines  what she and Asher were to one another then and what they are now, and they are EVERYTHING! 

Asher is a completely different guy then we first met. The experiences he endured made him the angry, out for revenge man he was, but learning the truths behind everything opened his eyes and brought about a completely new side to him. I loved this softer, more caring side of Asher. Don’t get me wrong, he was still all kinds of Alpha AF in the bedroom. Which makes him the perfect man in my eyes. 

This book answers all the questions we were left with and more. We had unexpected moments of pure madness thrown our way. It was spectacular. Definitely read this duet my friends. Rina is such a talented writer and this is the stunning conclusion I was craving! Grab it today. 

My Cr8zysockbookblock blog wrap up for this book! 

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐- Rina had me captivated from paragraph one. I love the complexity of Asher and Reina’s characters. from one chapter to the next I didn’t know what would be uncovered and the unknown was Ah-May-Zing! 

🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥-The heat between them was pure fire y’all! Good gracious. Hot dang! 🔥🔥

🌪Cliffhanger Warning-🌪🌪No Cliffhanger! HEA Ending

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Rina Kent is an international bestselling author of everything enemies to lovers romance. Darkness is her playground, suspense is her best friend, and twists are her brain’s food. However, she likes to think she’s a romantic at heart in some way, so don’t kill her hopes just yet. Her heroes are anti-heroes and villains because she was always the weirdo who fell in love with the guys no one roots for. Her books are sprinkled with a touch of mystery, a healthy dose of angst, a pinch of violence, and lots of intense passion.Rina spends her private days in a peaceful town in North Africa daydreaming about the next plot idea or laughing like an evil mastermind when those ideas come together.Don’t forget to Sign up to Rina Kent’s Newsletter for news about future releases and an exclusive gift.

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The Model Release Blitz & Review

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The Model by Harlow Layne is LIVE! This is a hot and sexy reverse age gap (younger man/older woman 😉 office romance that will steam up your Kindle! #OneClick today!

BLURBThe moment I heard Ryder’s voice I was a goner.As a photographer, I was used to working with beautiful people, but Ryder Williams was the most perfect male specimen that had ever stood before me. I knew without a doubt it would take no time at all for him to be the next big thing… or for him to steal my heart.Model and photographer, we shouldn’t cross that line, but there was no stopping the passion we felt. Nothing else mattered. Not the age difference. Not that he was a client. Not even our pasts.After my assistant caught us together, he was gone. I tried to put him out of my head, until fate threw him back into my life and my bed.Time and time again we’re brought together, should I keep fighting or finally accept what my heart wants? Goodreads: http://bit.ly/2NyloNlPURCHASE LINK: Amazon Universal ➜ https://books2read.com/HLTheModelGIVEAWAYTo celebrate The Model’s release, Harlow Layne is giving away a $50 Amazon gift card. Goodreads Giveaway:https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/303640-the-model

My Review

EEP!!! OMG y’all! Butterflies, this book gave me butterflies🦋 and goosebumps! 😍 So, Harlow Layne is MY Queen of 👑 Reverse Age Gap! Hello!! Intern and now The Model! GAH! My heart is so happy, y’all! (She put it through the ringer though. Lol) 

This book is like the perfect unexpected present, it will give you everything you are yearning for and things you didn’t even know you wanted or needed. 🙌🏻 From the second you crack the first page it will keep you hanging on every word. Through dramatic sweet and swoony , to unexpected moments of suspense, Ryder and Lexie’s journey is the most phenomenal rollercoaster of emotions. I laughed, I cried, I stressed, I swooned, I fell so hard for the sexy, sweet and so perfectly matched for each other adorable Ryder and his blue haired beauty, Lexie. BTW ladies,  He’s mine just letting y’all know now! I will share him with Lexie, cause she’s my girl, but nobody else. This cougar’s claiming him! 😏

I’ve got a girl crush!! I FLOVE This woman y’all! 💙 Lexie is this amazingly talented photographer. She’s gorgeous and unique with her blue hair, piercings and tattoos. She’s like a pinup that has no idea she is a pinup. So basically… Lexie is licious, people!!

She is a loving friend, sweet, sassy, independent and successful. When she meets Ryder she is blown away by this amazing man. He is legit EVERYTHING! He did things to her body she didn’t even know were possible. 

She’s had a rough go as of late and it only gets worse before it gets better. Everything with Ryder seemed like they are perfect for each other in so many ways, but will Lexie let insecurities and the stress of her past get in the way of the chance at a future it’s Ryder? When life throws Lexie a curveball how will she respond, and will this change her mind on the decisions she’s made about her future with Ryder? 

Ryder is this phenomenally hot model. He’s sweet and young and fun-loving. But he’s also very mature and polite, he loves his mama and just wants to secure a better financial future for himself and his parents. This guy may be young but he’s far from a kid. This guy is all alpha man. He’s dirty and dominant in the bedroom, and sweet and the perfect gentleman outside. AHHH! Yes, he’s that Yummy of a combo, ladies. And his heart belongs to his “sexy Lexie” or at least he hopes to give her his heart. When Ryder lays his heart on the line for Lexie will she take it, or are there too many miles, years, beautiful models and oceans between them? 

There are most definitely many obstacles that she and Ryder must overcome but they just had this undeniable chemistry from the moment they first met. It was hot and electric and they never stood a chance at not giving into their feelings physically, they were just that flipping hot y’all! But more than that, their emotional connection. I love how Harlow has this ability to write the most amazingly beautifully connected couples. There is always something a little unconventional about her couples. Whether it be life circumstances, appearances, or age difference, she always manages to shock us in some way. Her approach to how her couples handle and grow through their challenges and differences are what makes her books heartwarming, edgy, swoony, suspenseful and at times angsty. But their love always manages to  transcend whatever life throws their way, cause her characters are strong, resilient and above all they LOVE BIG and love should always win!!

 My Cr8zysockbookblock blog wrap up for this book! 

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐⭐- Harlow had me from paragraph one. Ryder and Lexie are ultimate couple goals. Age really is nothing but a number. I love her best friend Raine and am eternally grateful for the Ty and Sadie visit 😍😍I FLOVE THEM! 

This is so much bigger than a Five Star Read. 👆🏻(See that extra star) 

🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥-There are not enough words in the dictionary to adequately describe the level of hotness🔥🔥 that you are gonna get with Ryler and Lexie’s love scenes!! 🔥🥵🔥 This is most definitely a Panty Chucker Y’all! (Yup you don’t need em’) 

🌪Cliffhanger Warning-🌪🌪No Cliffhanger! *insert sigh of contentment and happiness*🥰 #EndingPerfection

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Harlow Layne is a hopeless romantic who writes sweet and sexy alpha males who will make you swoon.Harlow wrote fanfiction for years before she decided to try her hand at a story that had been swimming in her head for years.When Harlow’s not writing you’ll find her online shopping on Amazon, Facebook, or Instagram, reading, or hanging out with her family and two dogs.AUTHOR LINKSNewsletter http://bit.ly/HarlowNLFacebook➜ http://bit.ly/harlowfaceFB group ➜ http://bit.ly/LoversLayneTwitter➜ http://bit.ly/HarlowLTwitterInstagram➜ http://bit.ly/IGHarlowPinterest➜ http://bit.ly/harlowpinGoodreads➜ http://bit.ly/HarlowGRBookBub➜ http://bit.ly/harlowbubAmazon➜ http://bit.ly/HarlowLayneWebsite ➜ https://www.harlowlayne.com

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I had never asked for a break. It had been a small request for space so I could think. Just some time to reflect and search myself. Loving Marty had never been the problem. It was the word marriage that haunted me.

In the end, none of it mattered.

Marty proved to be exactly what I feared. Unfaithful. And he’d fooled me, not once, but twice.

There sure as hell wouldn’t be a third time.

Marty

Three long years and the sight of her still feels like electricity jolting me awake from a sleep I didn’t realize I was in. Even with plenty of time to mentally prepare for this, being near Fiona reminded me what I’d never managed to find in another woman.

Even if she was crazy as hell. A mixture of hot, cold, funny, brutal all wrapped into a fucking gorgeous package.

When I left town, I was getting away from any memories of her. Protecting myself the only way I could.

But my twin brother and her half-sister were tying the knot. Unlike us, Shay and Mack could claw each other’s eyes out one minute and be madly in love the next.

Making it through this wedding weekend was all Mack asked of me. I could do it. I had to.

Even if it took all the whiskey in Savannah.

Fiona wouldn’t break me.

Not again.

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Old Fashioned Release Blitz & Review

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Old Fashioned, the fourth and final installment in the Becker Brothers series by Kandi Steiner is LIVE!

🥃 Small Town Romance

🥃 Country Romance

🥃 Sports Romance

🥃 Enemies-to-Lovers

🥃 Angst Galore

🥃 Single Parent

🥃 Workplace Romance

🥃 Mystery

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It’s a man’s world.

When I declared sports medicine as my major and every man narrowed their eyes, that saying proved true. It was true when my ex-husband decided I’d give up my career when our daughter was born. And again when I divorced the Chief of Police in our small town, and he made it painfully clear that I could leave him, but I would never be free.

Landing the job as the new athletic trainer for Stratford’s high school team is my chance to start over. And walking into a male-dominated sport and staff, I’m ready for the challenge.

I’m not ready for Jordan Becker.

The head coach of our championship winning team is a Herculean force of nature—as severe as he is determined. His icy blue eyes and permanent scowl drive the women in this town mad, and his quiet power and undeniable command conjure respect from every man.

When I join his team, I expect the doubt and anticipate the fight from him. And I get them both.

I don’t expect to form a friendship.

And I never expect to fall for him.

My breath catches when those cool eyes fall to my lips. My body comes alive when his is near. And as those lines begin to blur, every warning bell sounds.

My job, my reputation are on the line.

And my ex is around every corner, waiting to remind me of his power.

It’s a man’s world, and if I want to survive, I can never fall in love with Jordan Becker.

Even if he falls in love with me first.

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My Review

O-M-G guys! This ending to the Becker Boys Series could not have been more perfect! If you told me I had to pick a favorite Becker boy, I’m not sure I could do that either, they are all so different and precious and just so loveable in their own ways. This beautiful angsty love story was one I couldn’t wait to get my hands on. Jordan Becker’s story was last , BUT certainly not least. 

Jordan Becker is EVERYTHING! He’s the most amazing football coach, brother, son and person. He is loving and caring and just has this special way about him. He meets his match in Sydney Clark, in every way. She challenged him in ways he didn’t know he needed challenging and was everything he didn’t know was missing from his life and more. For so much of his life Jordan didn’t know exactly where he fit, but he fit with Sydney and her daughter, Paige. Their relationship was precious and it warmed my heart as much as it made me smile. Paige was adorable and funny and I couldn’t get enough of her with Jordan. 

Sydney had been through the ringer, her history while heartbreaking made her the strongest most amazing woman and mother. I was pushing dm for her and Jordan because they just needed each other, they deserved each other. Even when they didn’t know it. I could say so many things about this woman but I don’t want to spoil anything. So I will just say, She.is.phenomenal! 

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It was fantastic to have all my Becker’s back together to wrap up this series. So many unanswered questions and prayers finally come to fruition for this precious family. I will just say, Y’ALL, this girl cried. I cried for the end of something that had become so precious to me. For the closure I needed in the most  perfect of ways. Kandi gave me everything I longed for. The Epilogue, GAAHH! I couldn’t be a happier girl! This series is LIFE! Grab it today. 😍🔥🙌🏻🥃😍🔥🙌🏻🥃

 My Cr8zysockbookblock  blog wrap up : 

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐⭐️-Must Read Series! Becker’s are one of my all time favorite Book families!! This book had it all, banter for days and off the charts swoony and sexy time, angst galore. All the Becker’s were back in town! 

🔥 🔥🔥🔥- Jordan and Sydney were fire y’all. They were like the delicious burn of a good whiskey, they were straight up yummy! 

🌪Cliffhanger Warning-HEA. No cliffy! This ending was perfection!🙌🏻🥰😍😘🙌🏻

About Kandi:

Kandi Steiner is a bestselling author and whiskey connoisseur living in Tampa, FL. Best known for writing “emotional rollercoaster” stories, she loves bringing flawed characters to life and writing about real, raw romance — in all its forms. No two Kandi Steiner books are the same, and if you’re a lover of angsty, emotional, and inspirational reads, she’s your gal.

An alumna of the University of Central Florida, Kandi graduated with a double major in Creative Writing and Advertising/PR with a minor in Women’s Studies. She started writing back in the 4th grade after reading the first Harry Potter installment. In 6th grade, she wrote and edited her own newspaper and distributed to her classmates. Eventually, the principal caught on and the newspaper was quickly halted, though Kandi tried fighting for her “freedom of press.” She took particular interest in writing romance after college, as she has always been a diehard hopeless romantic, and likes to highlight all the challenges of love as well as the triumphs.

When Kandi isn’t writing, you can find her reading books of all kinds, talking with her extremely vocal cat, and spending time with her friends and family. She enjoys live music, traveling, anything heavy in carbs, beach days, movie marathons, craft beer and sweet wine — not necessarily in that order.

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Take Two Review



Title: Take Two
Author: Heather M. Orgeron
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Release Date: March 19, 2020



Blurb

Who says you can’t marry the same mistake twice?

Certainly not Nya Perez…because that’s precisely what she’s done.

Liam Watts is the bane of her existence.
Her first love. Father of her child. And breaker of her heart.

Oh, he’s also her ex-husband. Well, he was, anyway…right up til this morning, when she woke up beside him in a Vegas hotel room, sheathed in satin and tulle with a sinking feeling in the pit of her stomach.

If it were just between the two of them, an annulment would be the obvious solution. After all, they wouldn’t be the first to marry and divorce at the little white chapel in the span of twenty-four hours.

But their daughter’s greatest wish has just been granted, and if there’s one heart Nya wants to protect more than her own, it’s Ellie’s.

So, she promises to give it six months.

There’s no way she’ll be swayed by his thick southern drawl, those well-defined abs, or that annoyingly delectable scruff lining his cheeks.

Nope. She’s got it all under control. Six months of playing house, then everything can go back to the way it was before.

But first she’ll have to muddle through marriage with Liam—take two.


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My Review

This is the best y’all!! Heather O. does it again! Perfection People! This book is utter perfection! 

Oh the laughter, the banter, the frustration! The deliciously sexy throwdowns! THIS was the combination of everything I was hoping for and as ALWAYS Heather delivers! 

Nya Perez is this sassy, beautiful Latina and I love her fierce determination to resist her irresistible ex, err…well no longer ex-husband. 

Waking up unexpectedly married to her ex-husband, Liam Watts was the last thing she expected the morning after their daughter’s birthday. But not one to be able to disappoint her girl, and at the peer pressure of both Liam And her BFF, Hannah she reluctantly agrees to give the marriage the ol college try for six months. But only for their daughter, right? She can resist Liam’s charms for six months. Prove they are NOT meant for each other and kick his good lookin, texan accent talkin, perfect ab havin, sweet gentlemanly, sexy scruff wearin’ butt to the curb, and go back to the way think are. No problem… right? 

Liam Watts has regretted the way this went wrong between him and Nya for years. When life, fate, birthday wishes and a few too many drinks hands him this second chance, you had better believe he is taking it. When Nya gave him a six month timeline , that was as good as issuing a challenge for this cowboy. 

Deep down Liam knows he messed up, but he has never stopped loving Nya and he knows she has never stopped loving him. He has six months to prove their inevitable connection is supposed to last forever, NOT have an expiration date. He’s not above using whatever he can find in his arsenal to help his cause. AKA that sexy, irresistible smile, or those cowboy abs of steel. He’s ready to throw down wherever and whenever!!

GAAHH! I love this hilarious character y’all! He was so funny, and sweet and caring and oh my god, this man with his daughter. Women everywhere want to make babies with him, ASAP! He was gorgeous, sensitive and sweet, but funny and hot and dirty too. He had a Texas drawl for goodness sakes. Yeah! So in he walks and Panties just drop! 

But will all that swagger sway Nya his way for good this time? 

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐⭐️-Another fabulous romantic comedy by Heather. She is absolutely one of my top favorites when I need the perfect “swunexy” book (yes I just made that up folks) swunexy= swoony, funny, and sexy! This had the best characters(All of them, secondary too), banter for days and off the charts swoony and sexy times. This is a MUST READ!  

🔥 🔥🔥🔥-  Liam and Nya are just straight up hotter than biscuits and gravy. Hot as a match on hay in a barn stall. Yup, that.freakin.hot. Like the devil is jealous of the heat, y’all! 😈

🌪Cliffhanger Warning- HEA. No cliffy!!It is perfect! 🙌🏻🥰😍😘🙌🏻


Author Bio
Heather M. Orgeron is a Cajun girl with a big heart and a passion for romance. She married her high school sweetheart two months after graduation and her life has been a fairytale ever since. She’s the queen of her castle, reigning over five sons and one bossy little princess who has made it her mission in life to steal her Momma’s throne. When she’s not writing, you will find her hidden beneath mounds of laundry and piles of dirty dishes or locked in her tower(aka the bathroom) soaking in the tub with a good book. She’s always been an avid reader and has recently discovered a love for cultivating romantic stories of her own.


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Lock Release Blitz & Review

Title: Lock
Series: Sinister Fairy Tales Collection
Author: Kimberly Knight
Genre: Dark Fairytale Retelling
Release Date: March 17, 2020
Before Zell was born, her fate was sealed.
Held captive in a high-rise overlooking New York City since the age of twelve, she had no friends her own age, no life outside of the penthouse, and absolutely no choices of her own. But what she didn’t realize was the tower where she lost her freedom would one day become her salvation. Her prince would arrive, they would fall in love, and they would come up with a plan for her to escape so they could live happily ever after.
If only it were that easy.
Every girl dreams of her life becoming a fairy tale, even Zell, who’s knowledge of romance was simply from the books she stole from other girls at the brothel.
In a world where sex, drugs, and manipulation is solely the life she knows, the only fairy tale poor Zell would endure would be a sinister one …
Because freedom always comes at a price.
“Now, son”—Frank squeezed Frank Jr’s shoulder—”tonight, you can have any one of these ladies that you want. More than one if you’d like.”
My heart, which had finally returned to its regular beat, felt as though it was cracking in my chest as I listened to what Frank said. Of course, that was why they were here.
“I told you I wasn’t a virgin,” Frank Jr. said in a low voice.
Frank chuckled. “That may be, but any one of these ladies will make sure you’re well taken care of. You might learn some things. It’s your birthday, enjoy it.”
Frank Jr. replied, his voice still low, “Whores aren’t my thing.”
“These are the finest ones around, son. You’ll be in safe hands. Take your pick, and then I can pick mine.”
“And if I don’t?” Frank Jr. asked.
“Then you’ll piss me off,” Frank stated, giving Frank Jr. a stern look.
“I can assure you,” Madam cut in, “all of my girls are clean and well trained. They aren’t like high school girls.” She chuckled.
Frank Jr. looked at his father another moment and then stepped toward the line of girls. He still hadn’t taken a sip of the vodka in his hand, and that made me nervous. I wasn’t sure what Madam would do to me if Frank Jr. asked for something else. Was Grey Goose not a good brand?
Just like Madam had done not ten minutes prior, Frank Jr. walked by each girl, looking them up and down from their heads to their feet and back up. When he got to the end, I expected him to walk back down the line because he hadn’t made a decision yet. Instead, he stopped in front of me, looking back at Frank and Madam. “I choose her,” he said.
My eyes widened as Madam said in a raised voice, “Zell isn’t one of the girls.”
“She’s not?” Frank Jr. questioned and turned his head to look at me.
I lowered my gaze while I waited for Madam to respond. I expected her to say something about me being her daughter, and therefore, off-limits. Instead, she said, “She’s never been with a man before. She wouldn’t know what to do. Pick one of the others. They will show you a good time.”
My face got hot again, and I was certain I looked like a tomato. I couldn’t believe that Madam had told Frank Jr. I was a virgin. I’d read about a virgin once. She met a guy with a helicopter and had weird sex with him. She seemed to like it, but that didn’t mean I was ready for this handsome boy to know I was a virgin.
“Is that true?” Frank Jr. asked as he looked into my eyes. “Are you a virgin?” I nodded, not able to speak. He turned back to Madam and his father. “Then, yes, I want her.”
“She’s not even groomed,” Madam stated to Frank.
“Son, why don’t you pick someone else?”
“With all due respect, Father, you brought me here to, what was it? Become a man? Being a man is choosing who I want to sleep with, and I choose …” He paused for a moment. “Zell.”
The tray I was still holding fell from my grasp and clattered onto the floor. Madam’s gaze snapped to me, and my eyes widened before I quickly bent to pick it up. My heart was beating so fast in my chest that I was certain Frank Jr. could hear it. I kept my gaze on the floor, not able to look at anyone. I couldn’t believe this was happening.

My Review

Lock is a fairly fast paced darker and sinister re-telling of the original Rapunzel by Brothers Grimm.  It is the story of Zell and Frankie. Zell, hardly a princess, but a beautiful girl whose tower is a high rise balcony overlooking New York City. Our prince was more a Mafia prince. Heir to the mafia throne, being groomed to take over the family business. Full of suspense, twists and turns. It will keep you guessing until the very end as to if you will get the outcome you are hoping for. Buckle up baby, it’s gonna be an engaging ride!!  

In this exciting tale you read the story of Zell, who caught the eye of Frankie on his eighteenth birthday when his father brought him to the penthouse to introduce him to parts of the family business he hadn’t known about up until that point. When given his choice of companions for the evening he sets his sights on the beautiful and innocent Zell. 

While spending time with her secrets are uncovered and plans are made. In order to rescue Zell, Frankie will have to go head to head with his father and deceive everyone he’s ever known. Will Frankie be able to save his princess Zell or will his father and the evil Saffron keep her locked in her tower?! 

Zell is innocent and beautiful. She has been locked in this penthouse her entire life. It’s all she’s ever known. Although her mother is cruel,she has formed a bond with the other girls that live there. 

When Frankie and his father show up she starts to question everything she’s ever known. When Frankie promises to come back and rescue her from her tall tower, is he telling the truth or is he as untrustworthy as his father and everyone else in this deviant world? He has shown her respect and care so far, but when secrets are revealed and her world comes crashing around her, will Frankie be her Prince who rescues her or a villain just like his father? 

This Sinister Fairytales Collections series is the best, people. With that said, I have definitely liked some of the re-telling more than others, and this was one of them. This was a take I wasn’t quite expecting but I liked where she went with it, and I’m glad that we are going to get some more from this world in a future book. This book was the perfect length and it kept me engaged and entertained. It had suspense, mystery, good character development. All in all I was a happy girl so I flew right through it.

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⭐️⭐️⭐⭐️- Overall this was a good read! Lock was another great addition to the Sinister Fairytales Collection. I loved Frankie and Zell as well as Quinn, Jackie and  Erin. I’m so glad we are getting Erin and Richardo’s story in Deliverance.

🔥🔥- There was some chemistry between the main characters, but due to their ages and the subject matter, it really didn’t allow for much sensual contact! There was one scene, but it wasn’t what I would call a super hot scene but any means. I don’t want to give spoilers. Their kisses were chemistry filled. So there was that. But remember these characters are 18 and this deals with some heavy subject matter. So this was appropriate for this book! 

🌪Cliffhanger Warning- HEA. No cliffy!! Our mains did get a perfect HEA 😍 We will also be getting another book from secondary characters you met in this world! 

Kimberly Knight is a USA Today Bestselling author who lives in the mountains near a lake in California with her loving husband, who is a great research assistant. Kimberly writes in a variety of genres including romantic suspense, contemporary romance, erotic romance, and paranormal romance. Her books will make you laugh, cry, swoon, and fall in love before she throws you curve balls you never see coming.
When Kimberly isn’t writing, you can find her watching her favorite reality TV shows, binge-watching true crime documentaries, and going to San Francisco Giants games. She’s also a two-time desmoid tumor/cancer fighter, which has made her stronger and an inspiration to her fans.
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