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Devil of Dublin Release Blitz & Review

Devil of Dublin by BB Easton is now live!

From the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of 44 Chapters About 4 Men (inspiration for the Netflix Original series Sex/Life) comes a dark mafia romance steeped in Irish folklore.

I can’t remember anymore if my grandfather’s eyes were blue or green, but I’ll never forget the way they wrinkled at the corners when he laughed at one of his own jokes. Or the way they sparkled with mischief when he told me tales about the magical creatures that dwelled in the forest behind his humble Irish sheep farm–shy fairies who liked to eat tea biscuits, cruel witches who liked to eat children, a moody lake spirit with a taste for expensive gifts.

As a child, I believed every fantastical word. But when he warned me about the mute boy who also lurked in those woods, the one the priest had declared to be the spawn of Satan himself, I refused to listen. Kellen wasn’t evil. He was kind, and beautiful, and special, and hurting. He was my friend. And with every summer I spent stolen away with him in those enchanted woods, he grew to become so much more.

But when I return to Glenshire as an adult, grieving and engaged to someone else, all those legends quickly morph into nightmares.

My grandfather had been right about everything, especially the boy.

If only I had listened.

AUTHOR’S NOTE: Devil of Dublin is intended for mature audiences who enjoy extremely dark subject matter, high emotional intensity, explicit adult content, graphic violence, heart-pounding suspense, fairy-tale worthy love, and gorgeous Irish scenery. If that sounds like you, then welcome to Glenshire! If you’re unsure, please review the comprehensive content warning on my website before reading.

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Special edition hardbacks and paperbacks are also available with an alternate cover designed by Emily Wittig and eight full-page, B&W photos of the gorgeous Irish locations mentioned in the book!

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Also available in audio!

Narrated by: Elizabeth Klett and Eric Nolan

(an Irish actor seen on Game of Thrones, Vikings, Vikings Valhalla, & The Witcher)

Holy Flippin’ Four Leaf Clovers!🍀 Devil of Dublin has me DEAD. 💀Like put a fork in me I am absolutely D-O-N-E, done. This stand-alone, full length, dark mafia romance is a thrilling genre bending tale by the incredibly talented BB Easton. Told in dual POV this is a  story that’s both unique and unforgettable. Gritty and gripping to its very core it will gut you. There is violence, darkness, suspense, beautiful Irish setting, and a mystical feel to it with some old Irish folklore. I wasn’t even sure quite what I was expecting going in but I can tell you whatever it was this book by far surpassed it, AND MORE. This book was everything I was looking for to break up the lighter sports romances, and romcoms I have been reading of late. Not that I don’t enjoy them, I do. But I’m a dark reader at heart. 🖤  (Because I’m naturally sunshiney IRL☀️).  I’m really glad that Devil of Dublin was able to fully send me reeling deep down in the dark romance hole where I usually hang with the other disturbed folks like myself. 😈

Darby Collins goes to Ireland for the first time as a young child. Folklore sends her on a quest through the woods. While wandering she finds a boy named Kellan. Kellan definitely has some issues going on, but Darby sees something in him, and he in her. Over the years Darby visits and the two grow closer. She is light where he is dark. Although Intensely connected from the beginning, the summer visits come to a stop after a few years. After that these two both underwent some tragic and horrific things which had significant impacts on the people they became as adults. 

When life brings them back into each other’s lives it is a crazy emotional ride. I loved these character’s. Their complexities, the depth to them. The things they went through, my god. It was raw and smacked you with blunt force. This book was dark mafia deliciousness  and made me gasp as much as my heart raced. I was breathless with anticipation and then my heart melted over these characters. While the journey was not always pretty, that was for sure.  It was necessary for them to go through it all to end up right where they did.  And that my friends was where they were always meant to be. 🥰

My Cr8zysockbookblock Wrap Up

⭐️Star Rating~⭐️✨⭐️✨⭐️✨⭐️✨⭐️✨⭐️✨~

FIVE, Folklore and Forbidden First Love STARS!!

💭Overall Thoughts~WOW! Phenomenal. Unforgettable. BB Easton can write ANYTHING which is why she will always be a ONE CLICK  AUTHOR! For Me ALWAYS.

⚠️TRIGGERS~This book has some content that could be disturbing to some readers. Since it is a Mafia romance it has Elements of Violence, childhood trauma, SA, attempted SA. If you would like more specific information feel free to PM me for more specific details.    

🌶HEAT~ 🌶🌶🌶🌶 Deliciously Super Spicy 

(explicit content. Mature Readers only) 

🥰HEA/CLIFFY🧗‍♀️~ No Cliffy. HEA

The Rain Trilogy—a dark, immersive, end-of-the-world romance—was BB’s first work of fiction. Or at least, that’s what she thought when she wrote it in 2019. Then, 2020 hit, and all of her dystopian plot points started coming true. Hoping to fix everything, BB returned with a fun, feel-good romantic comedy called Group Therapy, but alas, the world is still on fire … and so is BB’s desire to write intense, us-against-the-world romances. Her next release, Devil of Dublin, is a dark Irish mafia romance steeped in folklore and family secrets.

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The Love of My Next Life Release Blast & Review

 Release Date: September 8

I calmed his demons.
 

He created mine.


Macon Davis.

My best friend’s brother.


My tormentor.

My least favorite person.

Pothead. Delinquent.

A careless, directionless loser.


That’s what I used to believe,

but I didn’t really know him.

And when I finally saw him,

it was the best and worst thing to ever happen to me.


We burned hot and fast.

Passion. Anger. Love. Pain.

We were reckless. Naive.

We were doomed from the start.


When I finally saw Macon Davis for who he was,

We both went down in the flames.


***



The Love of My Next Life is part one of a duet.

It is just as much a love story as it is a tale of ruin.

While the duet will end with an HEA, book one does not.

Book two is set to release in October 2022.

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I am absolutely destroyed at the moment. This book gutted me. I wasn’t quite sure what I was going to get when I started. As this is A- my first read by this author so I’m unfamiliar with her style, which I am discovering is a tragedy in itself because OMG where has Author Brit Benson been in my life the last few years?! And B- because other than the blurb that TBH I read a while back when I signed up to read this, I went in blind not really knowing too much of what to expect. Which turned out to be the way to go anyway.

Blind is best y’all. My recommended way to go, always. Now, I had my assumptions based upon said blurb, but… You know what they say about assumptions and all!  Blurb had me thinking “ okay, this is going to be the whole “good girl falls for an anti-hero that’s going to grow on us.” and I can totally get on board with a good ‘ol enemies to lovers any day of the week and twice on Sunday’s. I mean it was an enemies to lovers, and this book does take place in high school, but these were anything but your typical high school sweethearts. This book was unlike ANYTHING I have ever read. Original storyline with phenomenally written, flawed characters gave us an engaging and gripping story. A  gritty and realness that is sure to leave you emotionally raw long after the cliffy at the end leaves you breathless. I know it did me. 

From the very beginning I fell for Macon hook, line, and sinker. He’s so tantalizingly toxic, and I should be ashamed that I’m so twisted because I die harder for the toxic ones. But I’m not even a little ashamed.  Yes, he was definitely cruel at times, he was messed up, he was for sure trouble with a capital T. But he was also misunderstood, he was damaged, he was broken, self destructive,  hurt, and he was so much more than what people saw him for. It wasn’t just the way people saw him, it was the way he saw himself.

He just made me feel everything. I wanted to simultaneously hit him upside his head to knock some sense into him and pull him to me and just hug him and heal all his hurts. He broke my heart, he melted my heart, he made me hot. Holy Hot Hell 🔥🌶🔥🌶 did he ever make me hot. The ones with  the bad egg rep y’all, I’m telling you. They just do it for me. What is wrong with me? In real life my hubby is as straight-laced as they come.  Lol That’s probably why I like my fictional fellas fully fubar’d! (Not completely. I do want him redeemable)  

Lennon is amazing. She’s got a heart of gold, she is who she is and she’s comfortable with herself. She is creative, a rule follower, and selfless friend. Honestly she gets the short end of the stick sometimes because with most of the people in her life she doesn’t stand up for herself…except with Macon. He seems to be the person in the world who can get her the most fired up. The way they verbally spar. He brings out this lively feisty spirited side to her that no one else sees. I can feel  how she finds herself struggling with her feelings for him, it practically jumps off the pages. She is at war with everything. The things he does, the way he treats her, the things others have to say about the kind of person he is. It all weighs heavily on her mind.

But things start to happen and she finds herself around him more and more and she sees glimpses that there is so much more to him. All of these discoveries are breaking down her walls. However the more walls they tear down, the more life seems to throw back up in their way. I just connected with her character so deeply. The writer did such an amazing job I was so invested and emotional I had to take moments and remind myself that I wasn’t actually there. I didn’t need to throw down with anyone in real life to stand up for some injustice that was being done to my girl. I mean I could chuck my kindle, and almost did several times. I could cry, which I absolutely did. A lot. I could cuss, did that as well. But at the end of that chapter I pressed on. Until press on I could no more…and now we wait.  

My angsty frustration level is at an all time high. The tension between them is palpable.  I live for the kind of rush this book was giving me. This book is a catastrophic collision of every emotion under the sun. Past trauma, damaged hearts, addiction, forbidden love, secrets, mistakes, lies and betrayal rips through their lives. Told in dual alternating POV, book one in the Next Live Duet will leave you grasping the edge of your seat, tears in your eyes, wanting to IM the author immediately to demand book two, before I die of impatience. Can one actually die of impatience? I feel like I just might. But in all actuality this book is fantastic. While it is full of sensitive content. It is beautifully written, the parallels to real life make it tragically devastating especially given where it has left us at this point. I am also filled with a smidge of hope. Deep in my core I believe in true love and I believe these two are inevitable soul mates. But I think they ( and us readers) will be put through a gut-wrenching journey, the likes of one which we won’t recover from immediately( because these characters have already captured our hearts.)   

My Cr8zysockbookblock Wrap Up

⭐️Star Rating~⭐️✨⭐️✨⭐️✨⭐️✨⭐️✨⭐️✨~Six, I will probably never emotionally recover from this duet if book one is anything to go by, STARS!!

💭Overall Thoughts~ I am so happy I took a chance on this book and this new to me author as it will most definitely go down as one of my TOP READS of 2022! My only regret is that I am just now discovering this author’s work. I plan to quickly devour as much of her back list ASAP. I will be counting down the days until book two. I’m probably not ready for what Ms. Benson is going to do to my poor heart. But I can’t survive without knowing where we are going from here. I highly recommend EVERYONE take a chance on this author and The Love Of My Next Life. As for me… I will never be the same. 

⚠️TRIGGERS~This book has some content that could be disturbing to some readers. Elements of child abuse, unaliving oneself, Death, addiction, mental illness. If you would like more specific information feel free to PM me for more specific details.    

🌶 HEAT~ 🌶🌶🌶 Definitely Hot. Had tension and lots of great “Banter O’Hate.” The buildup was worth the wait. I can’t wait to see the spice level in book 2 since I imagine the them to be older in that book.  

🥰 HEA/CLIFFY🧗‍♀️~ HUGE CLIFFHANGER– This book is book ONE of TWO. You will not get a resolution to this couple’s story in this book. You will get a shocker and then an abrupt ending to keep you hanging! Thankfully book two is set to release in October 2022. Until then Happy Reading My Friends! 

Meet Brit Benson

Brit Benson writes romance novels that are sassy, sexy, and sweet.


When she’s not dreaming up her next swoony book boyfriend and fierce book bestie, she’s reading. 

When she’s not reading, she’s probably marathoning a Netflix series or wandering aimlessly up and down the aisles in Homegoods.

Brit currently resides somewhere near the Blue Ridge Parkway with her husband, daughters, and dogs.
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Gorgeous Monster Cover Reveal

🖤 𝐂𝐎𝐕𝐄𝐑 & 𝐁𝐋𝐔𝐑𝐁 𝐑𝐄𝐕𝐄𝐀𝐋 🖤

𝓖𝓸𝓻𝓰𝓮𝓸𝓾𝓼 𝓜𝓸𝓷𝓼𝓽𝓮𝓻 by Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author Charity Ferrell is coming October 11th! We are thrilled to share the cover with you!

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✔️ MAFIA ROMANCE

✔️ AGE GAP

✔️ FORCED MARRIAGE

BLURB

I should’ve known better than to make a deal with a monster.

When my ex-boyfriend puts a hit out on me, there’s only one man I can run to for protection.

Cristian Marchetti.

The head of the Marchetti Mafia Family.

My best friend’s father.

My last resort.

Cristian’s protection doesn’t come free.

But what he wants might cost me my life.

He’s the mafia king, and I’m his sacrifice.

And now, I must become his wife.

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ABOUT CHARITY FERRELL

Charity Ferrell is a Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author of the Blue Beech and Twisted Fox series. She resides in Indianapolis, Indiana. Angst is her happy place, and she loves writing about flawed people finding love.

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Thief Release Blitz & Review

 

Just when I thought I was making progress with Ronan, Wells, Abel, and Bishop, all hell breaks loose.
I don’t know who to trust.
And the accusations flying around leave me wondering if I’m to blame for the chaos…
Or if I’m about to expose the truth once and for all.
More than my heart is at stake here.

Thief is the second book in the Loxley Prep reverse harem series.

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My Review

My word y’all! I knew another cliffhanger was probably coming because this IS a three book series but honestly, I was.not.ready for this cliffy!!🤯😱 Don’t worry, book three isn’t too far off. Thank goodness. 🖤🖤🖤

Thief is the second full length book in the Loxley Prep series and must be read after Traitor as it picked right up where Traitor left us hanging on edge. This book unravels further into what actually went down at Camp Capitree. Unfolding between past and present, I was absolutely captivated by the whole premise of Camp Capitree and all the evil that went down there. IRL, I can’t imagine the long term trauma a place like that would have on still developing children and teens. 💔 This is why I’m a foster parent. But as far as Thief goes, I love how this author writes the events and storyline surrounding Camp Capitree.

 I really like how slowly we are getting to know more and more about the complexity of these characters. I love them as individuals and as a group. While she’s made a lot of progress with some, she’s got some more work with others. This is not an easy just kiss and make up journey. 

I know I’m being somewhat vague but that’s entirely on purpose as I think these books are better to go in blind. The jaw dropping experience is that much better when you have no idea what’s coming your way. 😉 🤯😱

With lots of slow burn deliciousness. Plenty of secrets, twists, turns and even more questions. My mind is whirling y’all! 🌪 You will once again be left chomping at the bit for the next book which I am anticipating wrapping up this storyline for us and leaving us perfectly satisfied with all our questions wrapped up perfectly with a bow. ( fingers crossed 🤞🏻) 

If you haven’t started this series yet this is a perfect time to start. Four Fantastic Stars! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Death Wish Blog Tour & Review

DEATH WISH (Deception Duet #2) by K. WebsterRelease Date: March 29thGenre/Tropes: Reverse Harem /Cinderella StoryAVAILABLE NOW!!!Amazon: https://amzn.to/3Jrv32yAmazon INTL: https://getbook.at/9g5OLbApple Books: https://apple.co/3MihKCZB&N: https://bit.ly/3IEElr9Kobo: https://bit.ly/3HiCwzaGoogle Play: https://bit.ly/3AFoXI8Start the duet with TRIPLE THREAT, book 1!!! dangerouspress.com/books/triple-threat

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Blurb: All I wanted is for my little sister Della to be safe and happy. And maybe, in brief stolen moments, I dreamed of a happy ending for myself with a brown-eyed man. That hope has turned into sharp, bright fear. There’s only survival now.I’m the daughter of a controlling and cruel billionaire, so I understand about power. But I find myself fighting anyway. I find myself testing them.I have claws and I bite. I’m not going down without a fight.It’s like I have a death wish.

My Review

After picking up right where that epic cliffy left us hanging at the end of Triple Threat, Landry and Della’s attempt to run away. We get to see the aftermath of just how Landry deals with the fall out of her revelations about “Ford Mann” 🤯and all the secrets “he’d” been keeping from her and just how far “he” is willing to go to have her under his “protection.”  

I love the transformation we have seen in these “Terror TripletsHoly McMoly! 🥰😍They have legit went from detested to desired in my eyes. From loathed to loved. From unredeemable to redeemed. The way they are with Della melted this old gals heart. They way they are with Landry melted my under goods. Poof! Incinerated 💥them panties right off. HAWT DANG.🥵🔥🥵 They had this sweetly protective side we hadn’t seen from them before and it was so hot. They were all still alpha AF in their own way but each was able to give her what she needed and be exactly what she needed him to be. 

This book had lots of mysteries that would finally begin to come to light. Questions you had from the first book would finally be answered and you will find yourself on the edge of your seat. It’s quite the ride. You might have to look to some enemies for help or wonder if your friends are really friends or foe. You will worry if Landry and Della will be found and If so what will happen to them. But In the end you will discover the lengths in which those who truly love you will go to to protect you. My mind was in shambles with all the emotions running through it. But I loved every second!! Read this Phenomenally Fantastic Duet Today!! See why Landry, Sparrow,Scout,Sully, Della, and even Heathen get FIVE Stars⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ from me! 

About K. Webster:K Webster is a USA Today Bestselling author. Her titles have claimed many bestseller tags in numerous categories, are translated in multiple languages, and have been adapted into audiobooks. She lives in “Tornado Alley” with her husband, two children, and her baby dog named Blue. When she’s not writing, she’s reading, drinking copious amounts of coffee, and researching aliens.Connect w/K. Webster:Website:https://authorkwebster.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorkwebsterTwitter: http://www.twitter.com/KristiWebsterInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorkwebsterGoodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7741564.K_WebsterBookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/authors/k-websterAmazon: https://www.amazon.com/K-Webster/e/B00JOJ86CWNewsletter Signup: http://eepurl.com/bllgoP

Traitor Release Blitz & Review

Traitor by Hattie Jude is now live!

I’ve lost my family, my wealth, and the place I called home for the past five years.
Now I’ve moved back to where it all began…
With the guys I thought I’d never see again.
Abel, Ronan, Wells, and Bishop were my friends at one time.
The only girl they would let into their inner circle.
Now they hate me.
They think I’m a traitor.
And I don’t know why.
But I am bound and determined to find out.
The problem is, there is a super fine line between hate and lust.
What happens when we all cross it?

Traitor is the first book in the Loxley Prep series.

*This is a reverse harem romance and contains foul language, sexual content, and parts may be triggering.*

 

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My Review

This was a very good start to a new series by a totally new to me author, Hattie Jude. 

Traitor,  told going back in time between present day and her earlier teenage years, tells us the beginning of Lennon’s story and the four boys who became a huge part of it. After being away from the guys for a while Lennon shows up at Loxley Prep only to discover that these boys harbor some serious hatred towards her and she doesn’t quite understand why. 

Abel, Bishop, Wells, and Ronan are anything but happy to see their old friend, Lennon. After all that she did and the lies she told they want nothing more than to make her pay for all of that and more and intend to do just that. But why does she seem so confused by the anger they have towards her? 

I don’t want to give any real details away because I think it’s best to just go in blind like I did and not really know what you’re getting yourself into. Plus spoilers suck so bad and I never will do that to anyone.

So I will say. 

This book has a lot of things for everyone…

Dark Romance ✔

Slow and Steamy Burn ✔

Bully Romance ✔

HS/YA Romance  ✔

Delicious Dirty Talking ✔

Secrets and Lies ✔

Banter ✔

Frustration for DAYSSSSSS ✔

This book does end on a definite cliffy but I am still happy I jumped aboard this train!! You will be too! Four Fantastically Frustrated and Fiending for the next book Stars!! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Sabotage Release Blitz & Review

Sabotage, an all-new darkly depraved and enthralling romance from USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Shantel Tessier is available now! 

COLTON

Raylee Lexington Adams is my stepsister and the one woman in the world who can make my blood boil.

She’s vindictive, a lot of crazy, and absolutely stunning.

I hate everything about her except for when she’s on her knees begging me to use her as my own personal toy.

We’ve been playing a game of cat and mouse for far too long. We have used each other for our own sick pleasure.

I’ve ruined every relationship my little princess has ever had. A sure way that she’ll come crawling back to me, begging me for what only I can give her when another man fails her.

But I got tired of watching others get a piece of what is mine. So, I did what any rational man would do—I staked my claim, showed the world that she belonged to me, and I’m going to do whatever it takes to make her believe it too. 

RAYLEE

Colton Remington Knox is a man I despise but can’t say no to.

He’s what any girl would call a walking red flag. But I’ve never claimed to be a smart woman when it comes to men. Why should he be any different?

I’ve always managed to hold my own against him. But this time, he’s gone too far. Posting a video of me on my knees for him, for what? To brag? Embarrass me? He’s acting like he doesn’t know me very well.

Colt wants to play a game? I’ll do whatever it takes to make sure I win. No matter what it costs me. People already think I have no dignity, so why let them down now?

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My Review

HOLY HOT FREAKING HELL!! 

Shantel, My Sinful Shockfactor Queen!!

You have done it again! Sabotage is delightfully dirty and devastatingly depraved from the opening scene. It’s unforgettable and completely consuming with its explosive chemistry and intoxicating mixture of anger, hatred, revenge, and even provocative love. 

Raylee and Colton have what is considered a taboo relationship. They also have a very much Hate/Hate relationship for most of the book, and that’s what makes it so tantalizingly toxic. 🖤 But I also happen to think the line between hate and love is very thin. Plus we are dealing with two people who are not very good at sharing and are most definitely very jealous and possessive and can be very over the top about it.  Plus can you imagine having it bad for someone you can’t have?! Doesn’t forbidden fruit always taste the sweetest? 😈

What I love about these characters is that they are unapologetic about who they are and what they each bring to the table when they are together. Unapologetic in how they fight with and for and about each other. Which I happened to think was hot, so dang hot. 🥵🔥 Raylee is a tough cookie and she likes what she likes. I mean she knows how she may be looked at by others but she just chucks in the I don’t give frogs fat fanny bucket and and moves on and gets hers. I envy that part of her. To be that free in that way. Colt just does it for me. I admit I’m a little twisted. Colt and all the craziness and twisted turns he will bring your way. What a ride you have coming for you.This book has so much mind blowing going on. I’m still processing. Yaaasss!

OMG!  There aren’t words that can describe to you how hot these scenes are. Shantel has a gift, the mind of the money shot. Things you couldn’t have even imagined you’d want to read but you are instantly insanely obsessed over. She will push you out of your comfort zone, test your boundaries and have you questioning your own desires. I’m absolutely amazed by all the ways in which She manages to captivate us all with the words at the tips of her talented little fingers.  Phenomenal job!🙌🏻🙌🏻

So in closing…

I am not going to give anything specific about this book away because I despise spoilers. If you have any concerns please read the 

⚠️⚠️TRIGGER WARNINGS⚠️⚠️ at the beginning of the book. 

If you don’t have triggers Go.In.Blind! It will give you the best reading experience ever! 

Here is MY TWO CENTS! 

Pearl Clutchers BEWARE! 

If you are easily shocked, you need to beware too! 

If you are prone to use statements like ‘Oh my” or “ Well I Declare” you’re gonna have issues as well! 

If sick, twisted, sinful and deviant behavior makes you want to gasp in revulsion and tell your best friend Peggy Sue about these Heathens, there is probably another book out there for you. 

MORAL POLICE- CHECK YOURSELF AND MOVE TF ON!!

But… My ladies, my people that didn’t bat an eye,  Come to me. Come on over and sit by me on the dark side,  cause it’s time for book club. 📖🍸🥃🌮

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Inertia Review

ABOUT THE BOOK

He was supposed to ruin her life, but he fell in love with her instead.

Killian’s entire world was turned upside down after one explosive night.

He wanted to destroy her, but now he just wants to save her.

There’s just one problem…

Killian doesn’t know how and Ainsley doesn’t want to be saved.

Ainsley is sinking deeper into her depression and she’s beginning to lose hope.

She takes the drugs to keep her up, but her self destructive habits keep bringing her down.

But now, it isn’t just about her…

Every choice that Ainsley makes affects Killian.

And she’s taking him down with her.

Like a ticking time bomb, it’s only a matter of time before their world explodes.

And when the pieces come crashing down, who will be the one to fall?

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My Review

Oh my heart you guys! 💔❤️‍🩹 I AM NOT OKAY!! 🥺😭🥺😭

So… Inertia picks right back up where it left us at the end of Anesthetic. Devastatingly concerned for Ainsley and the path she is heading down. In Inertia Killian goes to many extremes to try to help her get clean. Unfortunately as much as his intentions are coming from the right place, the execution is a blend of some enabling combined with a bit of toxicity. But the things that never waivers is their love for one another, their passion for each other. Holy Crow they are so flipping hot together. 🥵🥵

This book is like being on a continuous rollercoaster of feels. I cried, swooned, sweated on edge, and I swore. Angst and frustration I felt at top levels. 🥺😩😥 I was worried for Ainsley and scared for Killian. Killian is in a battle with his heart and head. In his heart he doesn’t want to be away from his girl but his head knows he needs to do whatever he can to get her help and get her sober, even if that means breaking both their hearts along the way.  

Killian has some substance issues himself though not to the extent of the addiction that has a hold of Ainsley. He’s also afraid of his previous actions coming back to haunt him and then he wouldn’t be able to help her. Ainsley knows she is in a horrible situation but the addiction is just so strong that it’s terrifying to think of how she will cope without dope. 

Again this book leaves us panting and needing the final part of their story. I love this couple and I am totally invested in what happens to them so I need more of them like I need air. This book is gritty and raw and real in its depiction of the love between two lovers struggling with addiction. I love that C.M. gives us such an unfiltered view of all the aspects of what makes up these tortured and fantastic characters. Views of the real life real struggles addicts go through everyday. 

In closing, trust me when I say I can’t possibly say all the reasons as to why you should read this without spoiling anything so just believe me. Read this series and this book. TODAY!! 

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Grudge Review

Grudge, the highly anticipated conclusion to the Malice Mafia Trilogy is AVAILABLE NOW!!

About the book:

Malice was a broken man. A leader with a cracked crown.

Guilt was eroding his throne.

William was an opportunist. A man with a grudge.

Ambition dressed in an iron suit.

Anthony was a survivor. A lover with hope.

Healing wrapped in good intentions.

I’m a pawn, and it’s up to me to remind these men that they’re stronger together.

I just pray that this fight for power won’t tear us all apart

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HOLY SWEET HELL!! 😱 Could this book be anymore perfect?! CoraLee has masterfully wrapped up the Malice Mafia trilogy in a way that will gut you, consume you, devastate you, frustrate you, but one hundred percent leave you feeling utterly fulfilled. This final installment will get you so far up in your feelings, y’all get ready. 😭🥺😭 The devastation this book delivers dang near killed me. Prepare yourself to see these characters undergo so much growth. We legit see completely different and better ( who would have thought they could get more awesome??) sides to them. Such darkness we saw from them in the past two books gives way to some light and softer sides we hadn’t seen from them before. 🥰

Nick “Malice” Civella is unexpectedly willing to give up everything for his Juliet. Pride and competitive drive to beat his big brother just might cost William everything, and Anthony the unpredictable psychopath who has completely stolen our hearts will be the glue that holds everyone together with his loyalty and comedic relief. But the biggest transformation is from Juliet. This gal will show you just how strong she truly is and will put those Civella boys in their place. 💪🏻They will learn to put up or shut up when she lays down what she will take and what she will not. I loved to see this side of her. She is most def the queen boss now. 👑

This entire book had me hooked. I was already addicted to the guys, Juliet and Grams before but now it’s on a whole other level. I laughed and I cried. I got angry at times and the angst about did me in. But this book hurt my heart as much as it healed it. I got the exact closure I needed. If I could have special ordered exactly what I wanted in the wrap up for this series it would be exactly what CoraLee delivered. Actually that’s not true. CoraLee gave me things I didn’t even know I needed and more. There was absolutely some super devastation in this story as well, but I’m not mad. I think for these characters to end up where they were destined to go we had to endure the heartbreaking parts of their journey too. 

Full of suspense, surprises, fighting and gore, sinful deliciousness, and unpredicted softer and sweeter moments out of our irredeemably redeemed Civella men. Grudge will close this series in the most extraordinary of ways. The engaging and phenomenally gifted writing by CoraLee June will keep you entranced from beginning to the very end, where you will sigh, cry and reluctantly let these characters go. Then you will be left feening for the next book by CoraLee, which can’t come soon enough for me.  All the stars in the galaxy for Grudge.  ⭐️✨💫⭐️✨💫⭐️✨💫⭐️✨💫⭐️✨💫⭐️✨💫

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The Reluctant Bride Cover Reveal

Monica Murphy has revealed the cover for The Reluctant Bride!

Releasing: April 19, 2022

Everyone’s for sale, including me. One moment I’m the forgotten daughter of one of the most wealthy families in the country, and the next I’m the blushing bride in an arranged marriage. My fate is sealed in my wedded union with a complete stranger.

In public, Perry Constantine is the life of the party. Easygoing. Adored. In private, he’s brooding. Dark. Angry. But so am I. It’s a contest of wills to see who will break in the bedroom first, and while I try to remain strong, I find myself craving the very man I swore to hate.

My husband.

 

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Meet Monica


Monica Murphy is a New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling romance author. Her books have been translated in almost a dozen languages and have sold over two million copies worldwide. Both a traditionally published and independently published author, she writes young adult, new adult and contemporary romance. She’s also known as USA Today bestselling author Karen Erickson.

A native Californian, she lives on fourteen acres in the middle of nowhere with her husband, two kids, one dog, and four cats. When she’s not writing, she’s an assistant coach for her daughter’s high school cheer team, which is a two season sport. Meaning, she’s at practice with a bunch of teenage girls all the time. Or she’s at a football game. Or a basketball game. Maybe someday, she’ll even write about this experience.

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