Dance with a Billionaire by Charlotte Eve

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I didn’t want a man in my life. I thought love was for losers, and all I needed to be happy were my friends and my dancing. But then, one Friday night, a gorgeous arrogant playboy called Dylan Campbell came crashing into my life and changed everything. At first I hated him. I thought he was a spoiled, entitled asshole. And he was – at least at first. But then he turned out to be so much more than that, too. Because he taught me who I really was – awakening desires inside me that I didn’t even know existed. He taught me about love and life, and maybe I taught him a few things, too. And now everything has changed. Because now he owns me completely …

From the author of the Taming Blake trilogy comes this brand new standalone novel about an aspiring dancer and the playboy billionaire who captures her heart. Due to a number of SMOKING HOT scenes of an adult nature, this novel is only suitable for those aged eighteen and older …

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Charlotte Eve was born to English parents and grew up in New York. She returned to England to study, and has settled in London, where she loves the history, the culture and the tea. Maybe not the rain though. Charlotte still visits New York as often as she can, to shop until she drops.To be first to find out when Charlotte publishes something new, just drop her a line at: charlotteeveromance@gmail.com and she’ll add you to her mailing list! Also, she just loves getting emails. 😉
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Book Title: Finding Us (A Nucci Securities Novel)
Author: Debra Presley
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: July 31, 2015
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Pop star Abby Murphy is living every girl’s dream. She has fame, fortune, and a handsome boyfriend, a guitar player named Sean. That changes the night she finds him in the arms of another woman. Hurt and betrayed, Abby ends their relationship. But Sean won’t accept the breakup, and she soon learns that he’s had a hidden agenda all along. Overnight, Sean transforms from loving boyfriend to dangerous adversary, and Abby no longer knows who she can trust among her friends and family.

Abby turns to her bodyguard, Danny Nucci, a man who will do everything in his power to keep her safe. But when Abby realizes her feelings for Danny run much deeper than she thought, she refuses to give in to her attraction in order to preserve her new found independence as well as protect Danny from Sean’s machinations.
When Abby finally finds the strength to reclaim her life and acknowledge her growing love for Danny, will she be able to let him in? And will Danny be able to overcome his own demons to be the man she needs him to be? Or will she be forced to let him go forever?

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DebraPresleyButton.4Debra is a native New Yorker who made her escape to the suburbs. She often returns to her hometown to visit her favorite deli for a bagel with butter, because there’s no better bagel than a New York bagel. When not in search of bagels, Debra spends her time running Book Enthusiast Promotions, an online promotions company that helps indie authors spread the word about their books. She’s also the owner of The Book Enthusiast blog.

She started writing lyrics in her wall-to-wall NKOTB bedroom at the tender age of thirteen while dreaming of the day she’d become Mrs. Jordan Knight. That dream never came to fruition, but she has continued to write. Now she’s working on her first novel.

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With his secret out and uncertainty behind him, Tad finds himself in this new, awesome place in his life. A place where, finally, he can just be himself. Which means no more over-analyzing every feeling Scott stirs inside him. Because now Tad’s got the confidence to act on them instead. To be with the guy that he’s head over heels with in every imaginable way. In public. In private. Without any reservations. An internal freedom he’s never known existed until Scott came and unlocked its door. Experience their story’s last installment, filled with playfulness, laughter and love. And, yup, some hot stuff, too.


The Truth of Tristan Lyons by L.B. Dunbar

 

 

Title: The Truth of Tristan Lyons
Series: Legendary Rock Stars #4
 Author: L.B. Dunbar
Genre: Rock Star Romance
 Release Date: July 27, 2015
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Heartbreaker. I understand why I have the nickname. Hey, what can I say? I like women. All women. It doesn’t matter what shape, size, or color. I’m even into sharing. I’ve done it all, seen it all, but I’m at an all-time low. Who wouldn’t be? My best friend is missing. My uncle’s an asshole. I don’t know who I am without The Nights. We are a band of brothers, soldiering through the world with our music. Only, our faithful leader is gone, and everyone else in the band is falling for the oldest trap: love. Love is a lie. It is painful. It is hurtful.

I need a break. I want to be alone. I’m not prepared to share the exclusive home on the Island. I’m not prepared for her. I don’t know who she is or why she’s here. She tells me to call her Ireland. I tell her my first name only. Originally, I don’t want to believe she doesn’t recognize me. Bass guitarist for The Nights, come on? After a while we both play the game. Secrets are another form of lies, aren’t they?

Our fantasy will crash to reality too soon. Secrets catch up to you. The truth has to be told. It confirms what I already know: love is a lie. Until her.

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I wanted to know who she was. Scratch that, I didn’t care who she was. I wanted to know how she got in the house. Damn these fangirls, sometimes.  They knew no shame. 
“Hey,” I said grabbing her upper arm. “How did you get in here?”
She seemed caught unaware of my approach and screamed loudly, pushing at my chest hard enough, the sheer surprise forced me to let go of her.
With her hand on her chest and her breasts rising and falling in great agitation, I was able to see her big blue eyes and the sprinkle of freckles across her nose. Her chin length blonde hair fell forward as she bent to clasp her knees and catch her breath.
Standing up almost as quickly as she bent over, she spoke to me through delicious looking pink lips.
“Who the fuck are you?” she growled.
“Who the fuck, are you?” I returned.
“I’m…”
“You know what, never mind. You need to go,” I said, cutting her off and reaching for her upper arm again. “I don’t know how you got in here, where you came from, or how you found me, but you need to go.”
I began to tug her toward the front entry, her feet sliding in her flip-flops across the tile flooring. She pulled back, and the force made her skid on an angle across the slippery surface as I dragged her. She continued to glare at me quizzically, leaning away from me.
“I don’t know what you are talking about?”
“Did you follow me, is that it? See me in the airport?”
“What?”
“Okay, I love you too, now you need to go. Okay?”
“What are you talking about?”
“Don’t pretend you don’t know who I am?”
“I don’t.”
I stopped, still holding firmly to her arm. Something in her voice sounded like she was being serious.
“I’m Tristan.”
She blinked, confusion clearly on her face. I was thoughtful for a moment. It was the innocence in her blue eyes, and the fact she looked like she might cry. Something wasn’t right with this scenario.
“Trist – an,” I said slowly, as if she had some type of hearing impairment.
“Who?”
I narrowed my eyes at her.
“What kind of music do you listen to?”
“Country,” she answered so quickly, she didn’t even blink an eye or stop for thought. On top of that, she said it in such a way that showed she was thoroughly confused, and almost disgusted with me, for even asking such a ridiculous question. She wrinkled her nose.
“Look, I know the owner, and you shouldn’t be here.”
“I know the owner,” I repeated, “and you shouldn’t be here.”
“I’m not leaving,” she said, pulling at her own arm again and sticking out a hand to press against my chest as leverage. I had tugged my shirt off at some point while I was passed out, and her warm hand felt good on my air-conditioned cool skin. Her hand was tiny, I noticed. All of her was thin.
“I’m supposed to be here. Alone,” I emphasized again.
She didn’t respond, so I added, “I think I’ll just call the owner myself, to see where the mix up is.”
“No,” she blurted, stopping in her physical struggle against me. Her eyes opened even wider, if that was possible, and her face was suddenly full of something I couldn’t read. Her blue eyes brightened in a frightening sort of way. Was that fear? Good, she should be afraid.
“Please. I swear. I’m allowed to be here. You don’t need to call Isa.” 
She had me. I didn’t really know who Isa was, and the girl sounded confident enough that I let her call my bluff.
“If there is a mistake, and you were scheduled to stay as well, I won’t complain.As a matter of fact, I won’t even be in your way. You won’t even know I’m here. I plan to keep to myself.”  Her eyes were glassy, and again I worried she was about to cry.
I released her arm and she pulled it back quickly. She fisted the hand of that arm, holding it against her chest. She began rubbing her upper arm with the opposite hand. I noticed again that she was thin, as were her breasts. I didn’t care for small chested girls. I didn’t care for her.
“Well, I’m Tristan, whom you claim to not know, and you are?”
“I’m…Ireland.”
“Ireland what?”
“Just…Ireland.”
I shook my head.
“So this is how we’re going to play it? Fine, my Irish Isle. What are you doing in the Caymans?”
She looked at me for a moment, then leaned toward me and sniffed. She held the disgusted expression on her face and wrinkled her nose as she pulled back.
“Probably the same thing as you.”
“Drinking myself into oblivion?” I laughed, crossing my arms over my bare chest defensively.
“Hiding,” she replied.
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L.B. Dunbar loves to read to the point it might be classified as an addiction. The past few years especially she has relished the many fabulous YA authors, the new genre of New Adult, traditional romances, and historical romances. A romantic at heart, she’s been accused of having an overactive imagination, as if that was a bad thing. Author of the Sensations Collection, Sound Advice, Taste Test, Fragrance Free, Touch Screen, and Sight Words, she is also author of the Legendary Rock Star series, beginning with The Legend of Arturo King. She grew up in Michigan, but has lived in Chicago for longer, calling it home with her husband and four children.

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I’d like to say I was always a writer. I’d also like to say that I wrote every day of my life since a child. That I took the teaching advice I give my former students because writing every day improves your writing. I’d like to say I have my ten-thousand hours that makes me a proficient writer. But I can’t say any of those things. I did dream of writing the “Great American Novel” until one day a friend said: Why does it have to be great? Why can’t it just be good and tell a story?

As a teenager, I wrote your typical love-angst poetry that did occasionally win me an award and honor me with addressing my senior high school class at our Baccalaureate Mass. I didn’t keep a journal because I was too afraid my mom would find it in the mattress where I kept my copy of Judy Blume’s Forever that I wasn’t allowed to read as a twelve year old.

I can say that books have been my life. I’m a reader. I loved to read the day I discovered “The Three Bears” as a first grader, and ever since then, the written word has been my friend. Books were an escape for me. An adventure to the unknown. A love affair I’d never know. I could be lost for hours in a book.

So why writing now? I had a story to tell. It haunted me from the moment I decided if I just wrote it down it would go away. But it didn’t. Three years after writing the first draft, a sign (yes, I believe in them) told me to fix up that draft and work the process to have it published. That’s what I did. But one story let to another, and another, and another. Then a new idea came into my head and a new storyline was created.

I was accused (that’s the correct word) of having an overactive imagination as a child, as if that was a bad thing. I’ve also been accused of having the personality of a Jack Russell terrier, full of energy, unable to relax, and always one step ahead. What can I say other than I have stories to tell and I think you’ll like them. If you don’t, that’s okay. We all have our book boyfriends. We all have our favorites. Whatever you do, though, take time for yourself and read a book. 

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Wicked Fall (The Wicked Horse Series Book #1) by Sawyer Bennett

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Wicked Fall (The Wicked Horse Series Book #1)
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Release Date: July 28, 2015

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Synopsis:

Never in your wildest dreams could you begin to imagine all the filthy and depraved things that go on inside The Wicked Horse. Step inside and Woolf Jennings will make every one of your dirty fantasies come true.

He’s covered in a facade of deception. An enticing blend of multi-millionaire and hot-as-hell Wyoming rancher, those that think they know Woolf Jennings admire his abilities to preside as CEO of his family’s cattle and oil empire. But only a privileged few truly understand what fuels the glitter of depravity in those gorgeous blue eyes. Only a few know he’s opened up a sinfully erotic and private sex club named The Wicked Horse right at the base of the beautiful Teton Mountain range.

Sweet Callie Hayes has returned home to Wyoming and is looking forward to starting her life over again. After a night of impetuosity, she’s managed to put herself right in Woolf’s line of sight… the man who she foolishly offered up her virginity to years ago and was flatly turned down.

Now Woolf is seeing that Callie is all grown up and has a kinky side to her that leaves him as confused as it does turned on. Worse yet, both Callie’s dirty desires and sweet heart are getting under his skin, and making Woolf question everything he’s ever believed about himself.

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I just finished this one and HOLY HELL did I love it.  I mean, it was a Sawyer Bennett book so I knew it was going to be good, but I just wasn’t ready for how good this book was going to be.  And dirty…oohhh this book was just the best kind of dirty.  That “oh no they are not going to go there”  then  “Oh My God they totally went there ”  kind of dirty.  I just have to say…Sawyer Bennett knows her kink and she knows how to make that kink work for her characters and her readers.

First of all…the story was great.  I’m such a sucker for a second chance, friends to lovers romance and this one delivers on all counts.  Callie has had a crush on her older brother’s best friend for as long as she can remember, but she’s always known he wasn’t interested in her in that way and she hasn’t seen him in a long time.  Now, after years away from her home town, Callie is back, just off of a broken engagement and right in Woolf’s path.

Woolf is sitting right on top of his own little empire.  He’s running a fortune 500 company, a busy cattle ranch and building his very own (wet) dream wonderland with his best friend Bridger.  Living out his kinky fantasies and raking in money, Woolf doesn’t think he’s missing out on anything.  But the second he sees Callie dancing on his bar everything he thinks he knows is called into question.

Second of all…this story is hot!! Really hot….the best kind of kinky hot.  Woolf doesn’t have a whole lot of sexual boundaries, if it makes him turns him on he’s down for it.  Callie doesn’t have a whole lot of sexual experience, having lost her virginity to her fiancé, she’s used to everything being pretty vanilla and she’s still trying to figure out what turns her on.   It’s pretty damn interesting watching these two tiptoe their way through a sexual mine field.

Third of all….this story is freaking romantic.  It’s wonderful when an author knows how to mix the perfect amount of sex, a little bit of kink and a whole boatload of sweet romance.

And Lastly…this story has great characters.  Callie is a great female lead.  In a situation where she could be feeling sorry for herself, she is strong and curious and eager to stand on her own two feet.  Woolf is the perfect, dirty talking, hot, rich cowboy.  He’s just a damn good guy with mostly good intentions, especially towards Callie.  And I would be remiss if I didn’t mention Bridger, I adored Bridger.  He is such a unique character, part confidant, part therapist, part life coach, part kinky son of a b*tch.  If that man doesn’t get his own book at some point all will not be right with the world.

I loved Sawyer Bennett after the Cold Fury Hockey series, but now…now I adore her on an entirely different level.  This book was fantastic.

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Untold Press is excited to present the cover reveal of HOPE’S DECEIT, book two of The Fated by Angela McPherson! Hope’s Deceit is the second book in this heart-pumping Young Adult, Paranormal Romance series. You can find the first book, Hope’s Decree, as well as other exciting reads by Angela McPherson at Untold Press.

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Everything has changed—people, my life—no one and nothing is as it seems. With each new threat, the idea of normal slips farther beyond my reach.

A relationship with Blain is everything Trinity has ever wished for—even before she realized she wanted it, but after the near fatal attack with Melia, something changes. The connection that binds them shifts, and a dark force threatens to wedge the two apart. Trinity’s only hope for the life she craves is stopping Melia and her immortal Rogues.

But fate always has an ulterior plan.

As Trinity’s eighteenth birthday draws near, more abilities manifest. But controlling them is a problem. During an emergency Watcher meeting, some question if Trinity is strong enough to carry out the task she is fated to uphold.

Secrets are revealed, and lives are lost. Melia has plans to awaken an ancient god whose wrath—if released—is sure to create more devastation than Pandora. As new threats surface, fear spreads. Fighting to keep the people Trinity cares for safe may be more than she can handle.

In the end, light may not be enough to outshine the darkness.

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Born and currently residing in Midland, Texas, Angela shuffles three busy children (not including her husband) all over the place. She works in a busy pediatric doctor’s office as a nurse during the day, and writes at night. She is addicted to coffee–who isn’t? And firmly believes chocolate can fix all–especially chocolate ice cream. She laughs a lot, often at herself and is willing to try anything once (she thinks). When Angela isn’t rushing kids around, working or writing, she’s reading. Other than life experience, Angela turns to a wide variety of music to help spark her creative juices. She loves to dance and sing, though her kids often beg her not to.

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When everything else is lost, there is always hope.

While most teens want an epic senior year, Trinity Whitebone hoped for a normal one. Being seventeen was hard enough. Having the emotions of everyone around you in your head made life more than a little difficult.

Until Blain Heros enrolled.

He screamed hot-god in jeans with just his walk. His intense stare warmed her skin like a thousand suns. Unfortunately, his interest in her seemed to run from blazing to freezing in the span of moments and left her nothing but confused. She could deal with things not being normal, but when life goes from strange to dangerous…

Trinity is the direct descendant of Pandora and fated to rectify the terrors released into the world by her curious ancestor. With powers she didn’t know existed and abilities she never wanted, Trinity tries to walk away from everything her life had become. She thought she could turn her back on her fate, until a band of rogue immortals discover who she is and will do whatever it takes to control her powers. Trinity is left with one decision…Embrace fate or die trying.

 

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Title: Cruel Boundaries

Author: Michelle Horst

Genre: Dark Romance

Release Date: July 30th, 2015

 

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He’s my cousin and I love to hate him.
He bullies me. He tries to break me every chance he get.
I remind him constantly that he’s adopted. It’s the only weapon I have against him.

 

Authors Note and WARNING: Cruel Boundaries is a work of fiction intended for adult readers above 18. It contains dark and sensitive subject matter that may make readers uncomfortable. Contains explicit language and descriptions of sexual situations.

*** Standalone ***   *** No Cliffhanger *** *** HEA ***

This book is not for everyone. Please only read it if you can handle the subject matter and are able to keep an open mind whilst reading. If you want a perfect love story, this is not it.

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Michelle Horst is thirty seven years old and is from the land of milk and honey. She’s been in love with reading from an early age. She has a passion for other cultures, but she has an ultimate soft spot for nature and animals. She first tried her hand at writing in early 2009 and as the first words started to form into a book, she knew she was hooked. Dreams spilled onto pages, and that was the beginning of a wonderful journey. One filled with joy. One filled with passion and heart stopping moments. But most of all, it’s filled with such pride and peace as a story comes to life, and characters fill your life, living in the very walls of your mind, living in the minds of your readers. There is nothing as satisfying as that.

Thank you for each and every story you share with me. Sunshine Smiles from around the world and back,Michelle ;).

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**Cover Reveal** Siren’s Test (Siren’s Series Book 2) by Jessica Cage

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The sins of those before us are often the building blocks of the hurdles that lay in front of us.
Syrinada learns this lesson first hand as she faces the Naiad’s Walk. This series of test will determine if Syrinada is worthy of getting the powers that were once given to a siren at birth. Thanks to the actions of the women before her, this test was put in place as a punishment by the witch covens.
Sy needs her power if she is going to stay alive but she doesn’t want to have to leave Malachi behind to get them. Her protector and friend has just lost his brother and she feels guilty because Demetrius died trying to protect her. If she goes, she leaves Malachi to mourn alone, if she doesn’t, they may both lose a lot more once the witches find them. What Sy doesn’t realize is that by crossing the portal into the Naiad’s Walk, she will ultimately crush the very person she is trying to save.
Will Syrinada be able to prove herself and gain her powers? Will Malachi survive without her?

 

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**NEW RELEASE** The Scheme by Mia Kayla

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by: Mia Kayla
Genre: Contemporary Romance

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Release Date: July 27, 2015
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Brian Benson is the nice guy every girl dreams of marrying.
Too bad he’s off the market—for good.

He’s sworn off women since the last girl he dated broke his heart.

Determined to start over in New York, his sole focus is to climb the corporate ladder—no distractions.

Until one minor collision propels him into the path of small-town-girl but bombshell babe, Kendy Miller.

Kendy walks with a sass she was born with.

Single and ready to mingle, she’s on the prowl.

Moving from her tiny town of Bowlesville to work as a nurse at New York Cornell Hospital, she is introduced to Dr. Hot Pants.

She feels it in her bones—he only belongs to her.

When Kendy formulates a grand scheme to land Dr. Hot Pants and uses Brian to do it, Brian is all in because he could use a little fun.

Things were going to plan, until one night lines were crossed, kisses were exchanged and clothes flew off.
Fate collides, fortunes are tested and plans backfire, but Kendy is still determined to land her doctor.
Problem is… Brian was only there to assist in the plot. Falling in love with the girl wasn’t part of THE SCHEME.

 

First, I have to admit…I did kind of stalk Mia for an ARC of this book…relentlessly.  I adored Marry Me for Money and I was so eager to find out what happened to Brian that I was a little…umm…persistent.  The problem with that much anticipation is that it tends to lead to high expectations.  So yeah…I had high expectations.  LUCKY FOR ME...Mia did not disappoint.
Brian and Kendy have a bit of a history together seeing as they have a very significant mutual acquaintance, but both are now in New York and trying hard to leave the past behind.  When they run into each other under less than ideal circumstances, an unexpected friendship begins and soon Brian finds himself part of a scheme to help Kendy win the man of her dreams.  But you know what they say about the best laid plans….
Brian is everything I hoped he was going to be and then a little bit more.  He is sweet and funny and kind with just the right amount of hot, bad, dirty boy thrown in.  I absolutely loved watching Brian navigate his way through a mine field of feelings and circumstances he swore he’d never deal with again.  And I am SUCH  a sucker for a book where the main character’s have a great friendship and Brian proves himself to be a great friend.  But the “friends with benefits” arrangement they come up with just might not be enough.
Kendy is a fun, funny girl, but she has things hidden in her past that she’s trying hard to forget.  She’s determined to snag the doctor she’s had her eye on, convinced that he is her “meant to be.”   And when Brian agrees to be her wingman, Kendy can’t help but accept the offer.  Though spending time with Brian turns out to be more than Kendy expected, she’s sure about the her future and determined not to get off track.
This book just hit all the right notes for me.  A great, fun, sincere friendship is perfectly, believably portrayed.  It’s romantic, it’s heartwarming and heart breaking all at the same time.  This book is sweet and funny and bitter and sad.  It’s just really, really good.

Mia Kayla is a New Adult/Contemporary Romance writer who
lives in Illinois. On the weekdays, she can be caught wearing a suit, commuting
to her corporate job in downtown Chicago and raising three beautiful munchkins
in the suburbs, four if you count the husband.
In her free time she loves reading romance novels, jamming to
boy bands, catching up on celebrity gossip and designing flowers for weddings.
Most of the time, she can
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the main characters finally get their happily-ever-after at the end.
She loves reading about
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Him by Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy

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Synopsis

They don’t play for the same team. Or do they?

Jamie Canning has never been able to figure out how he lost his closest friend. Four years ago, his tattooed, wise-cracking, rule-breaking roommate cut him off without an explanation. So what if things got a little weird on the last night of hockey camp the summer they were eighteen? It was just a little drunken foolishness. Nobody died.

Ryan Wesley’s biggest regret is coaxing his very straight friend into a bet that pushed the boundaries of their relationship. Now, with their college teams set to face off at the national championship, he’ll finally get a chance to apologize. But all it takes is one look at his longtime crush, and the ache is stronger than ever.

Jamie has waited a long time for answers, but walks away with only more questions—can one night of sex ruin a friendship? If not, how about six more weeks of it? When Wesley turns up to coach alongside Jamie for one more hot summer at camp, Jamie has a few things to discover about his old friend…and a big one to learn about himself.

Warning: contains sexual situations, skinnydipping, shenanigans in an SUV and proof that coming out to your family on social media is a dicey proposition.

Dual Review

Wenn’s Review

4 Star Review

Where do I start…

HIM is my first M/M book, and I can’t tell you how glad I am to have popped my M/M cherry with this book.

Jamie and Wes’ story is really sweet and truly adorable.

This is a friends to lovers story. It all starts with a lost bet and from there Wes and Jamie’s friendship is suddenly over. Several years later they meet again and while Wes thought his attraction toward Jamie was just an adolescent crush, we understand that this is much more than a simple attraction.

At the beginning of the story, I felt a bit disoriented, I love my heroes alpha so I didn’t know what to expect here. But the feeling did not last long, I quickly felt deeply immersed in their story.

I loved the playfulness between them, and the fact that their friendship stayed the same even with some adjustments in it!   I can’t say more, it would spoil the story! 😉

Never would have I thought that reading sex scenes between two guys would have been so hot. It felt so right, so real. I loved it.

Kristy’s Review 4 Star Review

So, unlike Wenn, HIM was not my first M/M Book (more like my 5th or 6th) and I did really enjoy it, I swear I did.  I thought there were parts of it that were wonderful, but  there where a few places it fell short for me, hence the 4 Stars.

First of all, I loved both of these boys…ALOT.  It’s so wonderful to read a book where both main characters are fun, funny, sexy, athletic hotties and really, really good guys.  Their friendship was everything a bromance should be.  They were silly,  they were competitive, they were fun and most importantly…they were believable.  But at the end of their last year at camp things took a surprising turn and their friendship was irrevocably changed.

Fast forward five years and they are back in each other’s lives trying to figure out what went wrong and where they go from here.  Wes is openly gay (mostly) and Jamie is straight (mostly) and they’re both playing college hockey and heading to the NHL.  Watching these two navigate their way through the changes in their relationship and their plans for the future is a great ride.

For me, the only thing that prevented it from being a 5 or 6 star book it the fact that the end seemed a little rushed.  Some major life decisions are made and a few of then just seem a little too quick.  And as much as I liked this story, I have read other M/M stories that maybe hit some of the important issues a little bit better.

Overall, this is a great read and hot as hell (and I mean that in the best possible way).  You will definitely not regret this one.  And for those of you who aren’t sure about trying M/M, this would be the perfect introduction, just the right amount of sweet, hot and romantic.