Saturday, September 22, 2018

Blog Tour: Hunter by Giulia Lagomarsino

Title: Hunter
Series: Reed Security Series #6
Author: Giulia Lagomarsino
Genre: Contemporary/Security Romance
Release Date: September 18, 2018

Goodreads Review - “This book made me laugh, cry, cringe, and sit on the edge of my seat. If you like romance books with dirty sex and a bit of mystery, then this is the book for you.”
Goodreads Review - “I have to say that I absolutely loved this book.”
Goodreads Review - “I honestly hope this author never suffers with writer's block. Her ideas and the conversation between these men are awesome.”
Hunter "Pappy" Papacosta can't get Lucy Grant out of his head. He's had a casual relationship with her for awhile, but when she almost dies in a fire, everything changes in his eyes. He'll do anything to prove to her that he can be the man she needs. But Lucy doesn't trust that Hunter is ready for a relationship and isn't willing to risk her heart on someone that will just let her down. But when someone comes after Lucy, Hunter will do anything he can to protect her. Even if it means he loses her.
I was lifting weights in the training center with Sinner, Cazzo, Burg, and Chance a few days later. I was sweating like crazy in more than one place and it was f@$king uncomfortable. The moisture was making my boxers rub against my freshly waxed skin, making it itch like crazy. I set down the weights and tried to discreetly itch the irritated skin.
Sinner caught me and quirked an eyebrow. “Jock itch?”
“No.” I turned away and itched at the skin again. It f$%king burned. There was no way I was ever getting a wax again.
Sinner walked over and put his hand on my shoulder. “Dude, it’s not really cool to itch yourself in a room full of men.”
I looked at his my shoulder where his hand was and raised an eyebrow. He pulled back suddenly as if he had been burned. 
“Herpes?”
“No.”
“Genital warts?”
“No,” I almost yelled.
“Dude, if you have pubic lice, you need to get the f#$k out of here.”
Cazzo, Burg, and Chance turned and looked at me warily. I saw Chance’s eyes drop to my crotch for just a moment. 
“I don’t f#$king have pubic lice.”
“Then why the hell are you scratching so much?” Sinner asked.
What the hell. Maybe one of them knew what to do. “I was following Lucy, trying to run into her, you know, like we talked about. I wasn’t watching where she was headed and I followed her into the spa.”
Sinner grinned, “First time, huh?”
“First time what?” Cazzo asked.
“Pappy, please tell me that you just did some manscaping,” Burg pleaded.
“They did something called a Hollywood.”
Sinner started laughing hysterically and Burg cringed. “What?” Chance asked. “What the hell is a Hollywood?”
“They waxed every inch of him,” Sinner laughed.
“Why would you do that?” Chance asked. 
“F$%king Maggie. She was there for a spa day with Claire and Lucy. She insinuated that I was there to make an appointment for a girlfriend and I didn’t want Lucy to think I was sending another woman to the spa.”
“So you put hot wax on your junk instead?” Cazzo asked.
“I didn’t know they were going to do all that. I thought it would just be a little touch up.”
“But why did it hurt so bad?” Sinner asked. “I’ve done it, but I’ve never itched like that,” he said, pointing to my crotch.
“I have a lot of hair. I usually just trim, but the woman said it was very thick.”
“Still,” Burg shook his head. “It shouldn’t be that bad. Drop your pants.”
“What? I’m not dropping my pants.”
Sinner rolled his eyes. “We’re all men. We’ve all seen a penis before. Do you want help or not?”
I looked at all of them and decided what the hell. What could it hurt? When I pulled my shorts down, they all cringed. Sinner let out a hissing noise and Chance covered his own crotch like he would somehow catch the itching.
“That looks painful,” Cazzo said, turning to Sinner. “Is that normal?”
“That most definitely is not normal. Did you use the cream?”
“What f$%king cream?”
Sinner shook his head. “You have to use the cream. I bet it feels like it’s on fire right now.”
  
 
I'm a stay at home mom that loves to read. Some of my favorite titles are Pride and Prejudice, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and Horatio Hornblower. I started writing when I was trying to come up with suggestions on ways I could help bring in some extra money. I came up with the idea that I could donate plasma because you could earn an extra $500/month. My husband responded with, "No. Find something else. Write a blog. Write a book." I didn't think I had anything to share on blog that a thousand other mothers hadn't already thought of. I decided to take his challenge seriously and sat down to write my first book, Jack. I was surprised at how much I enjoyed writing. From there, the stories continued to flow and I haven't been able to stop. I hope my readers enjoy my books as much as I enjoy writing them. Between reading, writing, and taking care of three small kids, my days are quite full.
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Friday, September 21, 2018

Blog Tour : Reid by Melanie Moreland

Title: Reid
Series: Vested Interest Series
Author: Melanie Moreland
Genre: Contemporary/Romantic Comedy Romance
Release Date: September 17, 2018 Cover Design: Melissa Ringuette @ Monark Design Services

"Be prepared to laugh hard and swoon even harder. Reid is all the things I adore about romance--funny, sexy and chock-full of sweet, true love." B. Cranford, author of About Time 
"If beta heroes who love hard and aren't afraid to share their feelings is your brand of book boyfriend catnip, you're going to want to pick this one up." Rebecca Norinne, author of Not Quite Perfect 
"What makes this book special is watching Reid not just fall in love, but learn to love and be loved. Such a treat, and a deliciously satisfying close to a wonderful series!" Christi Barth, author of Bad Boys Gone Good series
You’ve met the men of BAM. Now get to know the rebel.
Who is Reid Matthews?
A child, abandoned and unloved.
A teen, adrift and disregarded, using his superior tech skills for the wrong intentions.
A young adult, his future overshadowed by his prison record, his life an endless loop of loneliness.
Until he is given a second chance and a new life emerges.
A career he once thought he could only dream of, surrounded by people who show him that family and home aren’t simply words.
And a girl who shows him the greatest, most complex code he could ever write. 
Love.
We spent the entire day together. I worked on the system, with Becca acting as my assistant. More than once, she rose up on her toes for a kiss. More than once, I had her pressed to the wall, devouring her mouth. It was the best install I had ever done.
“You are such a good kisser,” she murmured against my mouth. “How can a virgin be so good at kissing?”
Pleased she was enjoying my caresses, I grinned. “I have kissed girls and women, but, as I said, I haven’t gone beyond that.” I cupped her face, dragging my lips across her cheek to her sensitive earlobe. “I was waiting for the right person.”
“And I’m that person?”
“Yes,” I stated with conviction, dropping another kiss to her mouth. “You are.” I ran my fingers over my lips, then grabbed my drill.
“Why do you do that?”
“Do what?”
“You press your fingers on your mouth every time we kiss.”
“Oh, ah…” I stalled, looking over her shoulder. I felt heat prickle my neck.
“Tell me,” she insisted. “I want to know.”
“I like how it feels when you kiss me. I guess I’m sort of sealing you into me. Keeping your taste locked into my mouth.”
She stared at me, blinking and silent.
“Is that weird? It’s weird. I’m sorry.”
I wasn’t prepared when she launched herself at me. The drill flew one way; we hit the wall behind me, a mass of entangled arms and legs, her mouth on mine, hard and passionate. I slid down the wall to the floor, taking her with me. She was ferocious in her intensity, her kisses deep and possessive.
“You say the most erotic words,” she groaned. “Sealing my taste into you?”
“So, not weird?” I moaned as she kissed her way down my neck.
“No, not weird.” She hovered over me, her dark hair falling like a waterfall around us. “You turn me on like no man has ever done, Reid. Ever.” She kissed me again.
I was good with that.
New York Times/USA Today bestselling author Melanie Moreland, lives a happy and content life in a quiet area of Ontario with her beloved husband of twenty-seven-plus years and their rescue cat, Amber. Nothing means more to her than her friends and family, and she cherishes every moment spent with them. 
While seriously addicted to coffee, and highly challenged with all things computer-related and technical, she relishes baking, cooking, and trying new recipes for people to sample. She loves to throw dinner parties, and also enjoys traveling, here and abroad, but finds coming home is always the best part of any trip. 
Melanie loves stories, especially paired with a good wine, and enjoys skydiving (free falling over a fleck of dust) extreme snowboarding (falling down stairs) and piloting her own helicopter (tripping over her own feet.) She's learned happily ever afters, even bumpy ones, are all in how you tell the story.
Melanie is represented by Flavia Viotti at Bookcase Literary Agency. For any questions regarding subsidiary or translation rights please contact her at flavia@bookcaseagency.com
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REVIEW

Ried has by far been my favorite of the BAM series. I loved Ried's innocence and his honesty. He was such an endearing character. He broke my heart and made me laugh out loud. I had such a good time watching his character grow and blossom. Becca was the perfect balance to his character and the pieces of the story fit together like the perfect puzzle.