Thoughts on Marrying Mr. Valentine

5 out of 5 Stakes!!

Oh my goodness I love this book. It has some funny parts. I know that Nadine couldn’t help but fall for Mr. Valentine. He sounded charming sometimes and sometimes like an idiot. And with her planning his wedding what could go wrong right? Ha almost a lot of things. First off Clara isn’t right for him. And having a crush on a soon to be married man isn’t so smart.
I do like how it was mentioned a lot about the guilt Nadine is feeling for having a crush on the soon to be married man.
It seemed Clara just wanted to be married not that she truly loved Mr. Valentine anyhow. But the small twist at the is like wow I didn’t see it coming. And I to hope there are more books about the other characters. Nadine’s friends are awesome.

Synopsis

Nadine Roberts smiles for everyone, but beneath it she hides a heartbreaking past that only a few know about. Throwing herself into her new career; wedding planner at The Duck & Goose, a property recently purchased by newlyweds Florence and Hugh, has helped distract her from her loneliness.

When a teary bride suddenly cancels her upcoming wedding Nadine looks to the two year waiting list. Clara Blumenkrantz and Hartley Valentine. It’ll have to be a quick turnaround, but what’s the worst that can happen, right?

This should be like every other wedding she plans, but the magnetism she feels towards Mr Valentine disrupts the orderly life she’s worked hard to carve out.

Can she ignore her intense desires and be a professional? Or will she open up her heart to the one person that has the power to break it? And in doing so endanger not just her job, but her venue’s reputation?

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Thoughts and giveaway on Triplicity by J. Mercer. All below 👇👇👇

4 out of 5 Stakes!

This book is really good. I liked the story line very well. What could be better then reading about young teens on a cruise ship through Alaska? Add in a mystery thief, and not knowing if any of the teens are hiding the truth that they are one. Navy talks about being almost 17 and never having a first kiss, she hopes that she will have one on this week cruise. And wants it to be romantic and everything. She spends the better part of the book wondering about two guys. I wondered throughout the book if the author would mention any other young teens in passing, like to say oh they are cool or something. I get the book is mainly about these 3 teens though. Jesse I really liked his character, he didn’t lie so much to make himself better. He lied mainly because he couldn’t accept the truth of his family life. He really likes Navy, but doesn’t think he has a shot with her. And people think less of him because of his tattoos and his father’s drinking and tattoos. Then we come to Isaiah whom I just didn’t like throughout the whole book. I get that he wanted to just go back to the ranch and that’s fine. But I feel this character is very selfish. He found out something that could possibly figure out in helping Navy, but instead picked to use her to get what he wanted. And that’s to prove to his Grandmother that he isn’t gay. He had a chance to redeem himself and help out others but instead not so much. Then let his jealousy get in the way. I never truly felt he liked Navy just saw her as means to an end. And then I started to wonder if he was the criminal behind everything for awhile. This book kept me thinking it was one person and then later another. And then when I found out the whole thing and the kind of why and what. I was like what the hell are you serious the whole time?? I would for sure recommend this book for a quick read and some fun.

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Triplicity
by J. Mercer
Publication date: January 6th 2019
Genres: Mystery, Romance, Young Adult

Synopsis:

One week on an Alaskan cruise, three teens, and an endless trail of lies.

Enter a series of thefts on board and they all fall under scrutiny. Though Navy acts a proper preacher’s daughter, she did end up with someone else’s purse in her hands, and Jesse knows way more than he should about what’s gone missing. Isaiah, however, is the one with motive—enough money and he could get back to his ranch. Each holds a piece of the truth, but exposing the thief could damn them all. They must navigate through the lies they’ve told, choose between standing together or saving themselves, and decide if innocence is worth facing their ugliest secrets.

*For readers of Kasie West and Jenny Han.*

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AUTHOR BIO:

J. Mercer grew up in Wisconsin where she walked home from school with her head in a book, filled notebooks with stories in junior high, then went to college for accounting and psychology only to open a dog daycare. She wishes she were an expert linguist, is pretty much a professional with regards to competitive dance hair (bunhawk, anyone?), and enjoys exploring with her husband–though as much as she loves to travel, she’s also an accomplished hermit. Perfect days include cancelled plans, rain, and endless hours to do with what she pleases. Find her on Facebook @jmercerbooks or online at http://www.jmercerbooks.com.

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Release day Blitz for: Covert Games by Katie Reus

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Title: Covert Games

Author: Katie Reus

Genre: Romantic Suspense

About Covert Games:

She was supposed to be a means to an end…

Redemption Harbor Consulting’s greatest enemy, Alexei Kuznetsov, is in their sights. For RHC cofounder Leighton, toppling the treacherous criminal’s empire is one more small step toward making up for his own past. To destroy Kuznetsov, he’ll go through the Russian’s niece, a woman Leighton suspects may also be guilty of dirty deeds. A woman he doesn’t count on wanting…who boils his blood and makes Leighton want things he doesn’t deserve with someone he can’t have.

Now she’s everything to him…

Despite other prospects, family loyalty has Lucy Carreras running one of her uncle’s prosperous hotels. But the longer she observes its operations, the more she believes the elegant establishment is host to some shady exploits. When her suspicions are confirmed by Leighton—a dangerous man straight out of her fantasies—Lucy’s entire world explodes when she learns just how evil her uncle’s sins are. Now she can’t stand by and let it continue. She and Leighton will take Alexei down together…if they can survive the deadly storm hurtling toward them.

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“I’m pretty sure I picked up a tail on the way back,” Leighton said quietly into his phone. He was in the bathroom of the Presidential Suite with the shower running. He’d done a scan for bugs and other electronics and was certain he wasn’t being listened to, but he was still taking extra precautions. Right now more than ever they had to be careful.

“Did you get a good look?” Colt asked.

“No. Just a feeling I’ve had before. Could be nothing but my instinct tells me otherwise. And I didn’t get that feeling until I got close to the actual casino.”

“Well, you did go out with Kuznetsov’s niece. He or someone who works for him could be keeping an eye on you. But…do you need to pull out?” Colt asked, his tone deadly serious.

“I think if my cover was blown, I’d know.” He’d already thought about it and he wanted to stay put. “I don’t want to pull out yet. I want to scout the casino floor again at least one more night, see what we can pick up on cameras. Gage still hasn’t completely infiltrated their system.” And Leighton didn’t think Kuznetsov would stop running women simply because his niece had stumbled onto a small portion of his operation. No, the asshole would just get smarter about it. Kuznetsov liked money too much.

“All right. We’ve all got your back regardless. And if something happens, I have no doubt you’ll be able to fight your way out.”

Leighton half laughed. “Glad you’ve got so much faith in me.”

“So how was lunch with her? Did you get a better feel for her?”

Leighton wasn’t certain how to answer that. He decided to go with the truth, however. “I really like her.”

Colt was silent for a long moment. “Like her, like her? Or…”

“Like her, like her.”

“You’re serious.” Colt’s tone was neutral.

“Yeah. I kissed her. And I can tell myself that it was all part of the job but I’d be lying. You have a right to know. I’m not going to screw things up but I am seriously attracted to this woman. It took me by surprise. I…didn’t expect any of this. Flat out, I just like her. After hearing the recording today, it seems pretty clear she’s not involved with her uncle’s operation. And she volunteers at a suicide hotline.” He felt like a fool for letting his emotions get entangled but he wasn’t a damn robot, and Lucy Carreras had gotten under his skin.

Colt let out a rough sigh. “This isn’t the end of the world. Maybe it’s a good thing. Because we might need to use her as an asset.”

Leighton’s jaw tightened. He didn’t like the thought of using Lucy at all or even thinking of her as an asset. He understood this op was about more than him and his wants and needs, but that didn’t mean he had to like it. Lucy was more than an asset.

About Katie Reus:

Katie Reus is the New York Times, USA Today, and IndieReader bestselling author of the Red Stone Security series, the Moon Shifter series and the Deadly Ops series. She fell in love with romance at a young age thanks to books she pilfered from her mom’s stash. Years later she loves reading romance almost as much as she loves writing it.

However, she didn’t always know she wanted to be a writer. After changing majors many times, she finally graduated summa cum laude with a degree in psychology. Not long after that she discovered a new love. Writing. She now spends her days writing dark paranormal romance and sexy romantic suspense. Her book Avenger’s Heat recently won the Georgia RWA Maggie Award for Excellence in the fantasy/paranormal category.

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My thoughts on : The Darkest star by Jennifer L. Armentrout

5 out 5 stakes!

Another wonderful book by this author. I love this book and it was nice to learn more about Luc. Even if it was just a little bit. It was more then we have gotten in the past. And Evie that was a surprise. I mean I kept guessing things throughout the book. But I was like oh wow I didn’t think that exactly. But learning about her and Luc was nice. And what really made it a great book as well is the fact that we learn about the luxen some more and what has gone on since the last series. Plus we get to see how some older characters that we love are doing. Wish there was more about them. Maybe in the next book we will get more of them. I don’t want to give spoilers so that’s why I’m trying to keep it to my love for the characters. I can say this everything is out now since the last book and it’s nice to see how humans act with knowing this. Even of some are not so great at accepting it.

Thoughts on Something To Prove by Shannyn Schroeder The O’Learys #3

5 out of 5 stakes!!

Damn this book is great.
This book is told from two point of views. I really honestly appreciate when an author does this sometimes. Because I want to know what both characters or more are thinking. And when meet Colin not going to lie I kind of pictures Colin Farrell at the start. Colin left the family behind when his dad died. For 3 years he disappeared. Being back only a year and he is still trying to prove to his family he can do more and he’s not leaving. But Ryan his younger brother is not letting up much or trusting he can handle the family bar.
In walks Elizabeth who is all business like and trying to secretly redo her dad’s bar. With a complete make over. Elizabeth wants to prove she is capable of taking over the family business. When she gets to Chicago she does some research on the neighborhood bars. She steps into one bar and thinks wow there is something here. She meets good looking Colin. Elizabeth doesn’t want to get involved with anyone. She is there to prove to her father that she can be CEO. But when Colin offers her a deal in being partners together to save the bar, can they both stick to being business partners? The chemistry between them is so great they may get more then they bargained for with this deal. Colin can finally prove his responsible enough to do more at a bar and stick around. Elizabeth can prove she isn’t some little sister. But can Elizabeth and Colin get along long enough to do the job? Will the job of putting the bar back together prove to be to much?

Thoughts on Opposition ( Lux #5 ) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

5 out of 5 stakes!

I really enjoyed this book. I’m just sorry I took so long to finish it. But it’s really because I didn’t want this series to end. I love all these characters. They all add something to the story. I of course love Daemon I mean who doesn’t? At first I really thought we lost Dee, Dawson, Daemon to their kind. And would not get another book. So I’m glad and happy with this ending. Not everything was the happiest for Katy but it all worked out in different ways. I want more of these characters!!!