Review: Halligan To My Axe By: Lani Lynn Vale (The Heroes of Dixie Wardens MC #2)

You’re the Halligan…

Kettle had it all. Until he didn’t.
He lost it all in a moment. One heart stopping, soul shattering moment, and there wasn’t a single thing he could do about it.
From that day forward, he stayed away from relationships.
Then he responded to a possible fire and there she was, rocking his world when he didn’t want it to be rocked.

To My…
Adeline was just a schoolteacher. She lived a boring life.
Until she stole something.
And it didn’t have anything to do with the sexy firefighter’s heart.
Oh, she stole that, too, even if he didn’t want it to be stolen.

Kettle didn’t realize just what kind of trouble Adeline was in until it nearly ripped her from his life.
There was no way anything was taking that away from him. 
Not again.
One man was about to see up close and personal what fury looked like on the face of The Dixie Wardens MC’s enforcer.

You know how sometimes the first book in a series can be amazing but the next book just doesn’t live up to the first?  Well, that sure as hell isn’t the case because in my opinion, Halligan To My Axe, was even better than Lights To My Siren.  I laughed more, I cheered more for both Kettle and Adeline, I was wetter thanks to Kettle and his hose (yeah for this series the horrible puns are just going to happen, I can’t help it).

I knew I would love Kettle just because of his reaction to one of Adeline’s umm pets.  I fell in love with him even more after I learned about his past, and when he messes up and hurts Adeline, it was how fast he knows that he messed up that makes me forgive him and love him even more.  I honestly had tears in my eyes about Kettle’s past and when he suffers another horrible event my heart broke for him.

Adeline and her twin sister had me cracking up because if I closed my eyes I could picture these two not only picking on each other but on others as well.  Adeline has a huge heart, not just for her sister but for Kettle and his MC family as well.

I honestly can’t get enough of these men.  Firemen are some of the bravest of the brave and my respect for them is sky high so it was a given that I would love Kettle.  Okay I am just a sucker for a man who overall is a great guy, who knows when he makes a mistake and will protect his woman with every breathe he takes.  This series has become one of my favorites and it is because these books are just heart warming, they make you feel good with a side of sexy man, are hilarious and leave you with a smile on your face when you are finished.

Review: Lights To My Siren By Lani Lynn Vale (The Heroes Of Dixie Wardens MC #1)

You’re The Lights…

Sebastian had one rule.

No women on the back of his bike. Period.

The one time he broke that rule, he killed the woman that was carrying his child.

Then comes Baylee Roberts. She makes Sebastian want to break every single rule he’d ever implemented. Hell, but she even makes him consider that dreaded H word. A helmet.

To My…

Baylee Roberts innocently walked into her bathroom never expecting that she’d find a man in there. It is her bathroom after all, and she lives alone.

From the instant he placed his hat on her head to protect her from the sun, Baylee’s mind becomes filled with thoughts of a certain biker.

She really shouldn’t go there. There’s no telling what kind of dangerous things he does for The Dixie Wardens MC.

Nothing is ever as easy as it should be. Their relationship’s one of them.

Baylee’s brother is a cop. Baylee’s father is a cop. Which inevitably means that Baylee’s going to have certain hang-ups about being with a man like himself.

Sebastian has a lot on his plate with his busy job as a firefighter, a single father, and the vice president of The Dixie Wardens MC.

Not enough, though, to keep him away from Baylee.
When a series of arsons rattle their hometown and puts Sebastian’s life on the line, Baylee finally realizes the only fire Sebastian can’t put out is the one inside her heart.

Be prepared to laugh your ass off, want to smack Sebastian upside the back of his head the next and wonder what Baylee is going to do next.  This entire series is based off some of my favorite things, firemen, cops, bikers and alpha males.  Yep you read that right, the MC’s members are all either firemen or cops and each one is a bossy alpha asshole at times and I L.O.V.E.D. loved it!
Sebastian, is the VP of the Dixie Wardens MC and a firemen.  Oh add on top of those responsibilities he is a single father to a son who  can crack you up just as quickly as the rest of these characters can.  Sebastian is a sexy, alpha male, who doesn’t let any woman on the back of his bike but when he meets Baylee, that rule is thrown out the door.  This is one man who knows how to work his hose. Yep I just went there lol.  Can he be an asshole?  Yes he can and while there is one point that I wanted to take his fire axe to his skull, he still makes me want him to wet me down to extinguish the flames.  Okay I will try to stop with the horrible puns for the rest of the review, key word is try so I am not making any promises people.
Baylee is a paramedic for a different town than the one that Sebastian works for.  She is kick ass at her job, even though she has ADHD, which in her line of work could be life threatening but she makes sure to focus and not lose sight of what emergency she is having to handle.  I just loved her character because even when there were times that she put herself down because of her ADHD she was still the perfect match for Sebastian.

I started this series because I needed to get caught up before I reviewed the upcoming latest release (my review for Keys To My Cuffs will post later this week), and now I am kicking myself in the ass for waiting as long as I have because I am hooked.  While this series is called an MC series, it’s not all in your face like most are.  It is almost like the MC is in the background and for once I liked that.  I love MC books but I loved how Ms. Vale focused more on the men’s careers and let that define them instead of a patch.  I think that fact, that the men had careers that saved peoples lives, had families and didn’t throw club whores in their woman’s faces made me absolutely love this series.  So if you like some smoking hot firemen, a quirky paramedic and some cops that could cuff and frisk me any time they want (I tried people I really did), then make sure you read Lights To My Siren and be prepared to laugh and swoon over these men.

Blog Tour: Slay By: Nina Levine


The ghosts of Donovan “Blade” Brookes’ life are closing in on him.

Hardened by an abusive childhood and haunted by the murder of his fiancé, Blade struggles against the dark forces threatening to consume him. When he helps Layla Reed in her hour of need, he has no idea she will be the light to his darkness. As they spend more time together, he is powerless to fight his desire for her. Powerless to fight his need for her. However, as his feelings deepen, he pushes her away, reluctant to drag her into his world. With enemies coming at him from all directions, Storm MC needing his help to fight off a rival, and his father still causing him grief, Blade needs the love of a good woman now more than ever. Can Layla push Blade to the edge and get him to admit to both of them what he wants? Or will the darkness pull him under once and for all?

What can I say besides I freaking LOVE THIS SERIES!  Blade you are one dangerous, sexy, alpha male with demons that are a part of you that at times they define you.  When we first met Blade, we knew that he wasn’t going to be your typical bad boy, no, you could tell from the first time you meet him that he was going to be a game changer and that my fellow readers is a hell of an understatement.  There is so much more to Blade, including the fact that he still holds the death of his fiancé in his heart and soul and blames himself.  He doesn’t ever want to get close to someone like that again, but when he gets a taste of Layla, his foundation isn’t just cracked, it is broken and he doesn’t know how to feel about that.
Layla, she is a ball crushing (not even busting but crushing) bitch.  She is a smart ass, feisty, protective and exactly what Blade needs.  She is not shy or weak, nope she is strong and has her own mind.  She wants to know Blade’s demons and doesn’t run scared when she learns just who Blade is.  Like I said, the perfect fit in every way for Blade.
Slay, is different than the other Storm series books only in the fact that Blade is not a part of Storm, but at the same time is linked to them because of his father, and his half brother and sister.  Don’t let the fact that he isn’t knee deep in the Storm MC make you not want to read it, because if you miss this book you will miss out on a damn good read.  One that is emotional, sexy as hell, is gritty and at times makes you want to scream both in frustration and to thank the lord.  Each book in this series, for me at least, has gotten better and better.  I am totally hooked and there are still more books to come (YES!). Make sure if for some reason that you haven’t read this series yet to read them in order, because the books are connected and ongoing.




I remained silent and waited to see how far he’d take this. When his hand moved up the inside of my thigh and under my skirt, I parted my legs and rested my head against the seat, closing my eyes. He kept going until he reached my panties. A moment later, I moaned as he pushed his finger inside me and went deep, massaging me at the same time as his thumb played with my clit. My hands gripped the car seat, and I held on tight. The pleasure from Donovan’s fingers was intense and I knew it wouldn’t be long until he’d make me come.

“God, your fingers . . . ” My voice trailed off and he pushed harder inside me.

“Fuck, baby, you got any idea how fucking turned on I am right now? You’re so fucking ready for my cock,” he groaned and I could hear his hunger for me.

I reached across and placed my hand on his dick. He wasn’t joking when he said he was turned on. My eyes flew open, and I pushed his hand away from me and sat up straight. I looked out the window and realised we weren’t far from his place. “Take me to your house,” I said.

He frowned. “Why’d you stop me? I nearly had you there.”

“Because I want you to fuck it out of me,” I answered him and prodded his arm. “Turn here for your house. It’s closer than mine.”

“You need to get back for work tonight.”

“Baby, what I need is your cock, so turn the damn car and get me to your place. We can sort work out after you’ve fucked me.”

“Fuck,” he growled as he turned the car, “I hope you’re ready for this.”

Donovan pretty much yanked me from his car and into his house. I’d fallen in love with his home the first time I’d visited. It was very masculine, in grey and black tones. Very Donovan. Today I hardly had a chance to notice it as he dragged me through it and into his bedroom. Fuck, I loved it when he was like this: demanding and bossy as hell.

And intense.

Donovan’s intensity attracted me to him even before he’d rescued me that night. I’d watched him for a long time, and while I found him a little scary, I’d wanted to know how that intensity would translate in the bedroom. And now I knew – it was hot, and it made me crave his touch like I’d never craved a man’s touch before.

He got me into his bedroom, pushed me up against the wall, and shoved his hand straight up my skirt, and into my panties.


His eyes blazed with desire as he growled, “I know you want my dick, but I need to feel you first.”

I grabbed his face with both hands. “Make it quick,” I demanded before pulling his lips to mine.

His fingers pushed inside, and he grunted something unintelligible into my mouth as he kissed and fingered me. I let his face go so I could reach down and hike my skirt up around my waist. Then I wrapped one of my legs around him, and tilted my pussy forward so his fingers could go deeper.

“Oh, fuck,” I moaned as his fingers brought me so much pleasure. It was too much. I needed his cock now, so I pushed him away.

He knew what I wanted and began tearing off my clothes. Once he had me naked, he stripped himself while I stood and enjoyed the show. Then he picked me up and deposited me on the bed before moving on top of me.

“One day soon, I’m gonna get fucking creative with you, but for the moment, I just need to get inside you and fuck you,” he said as his cock entered me.

I wrapped my arms and legs around him and moved with him. “I don’t need creative, Donovan. I just need you.”

He pulled out and thrust in again. Over and over, he repeated this and kept up a slow, torturous pace.

His eyes were focused on mine.


As if this was his way of communicating with me.

And I felt that; I felt what he wasn’t saying.

It seemed like he fucked me for an eternity. He brought me close, then backed off, then repeated this over and over. By the time I came, I was in a delirious state of bliss. My body was not my own anymore, it was Donovan’s, and I simply moved with him while he skilfully controlled me.

My eyes were shut, and my mind and body lit up with the pleasure from my orgasm. I screamed out Donovan’s name at almost the same time that his body tensed and he roared with his release.

I clung to him tightly as the last drops of pleasure rushed through me, until I eventually let go, and murmured, “You sure know what you’re doing, don’t you?”

He stared at me for a couple of beats before saying, “It’s you, baby.”

“What’s me?” I was still half delirious from the orgasm, but I sensed something in his words and struggled to fight through the haze to grasp what he was saying.

“You bring it out of me. I’ve fucked a lot of women, but I’ve never felt it like this before.” He paused for a second before adding, quite firmly, “Never.”



 Storm 4 – Slay (Blade)



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USA Today Bestselling Author Nina Levine, is an Aussie author who writes stories about hot, alpha men and the tough, independent women they love.
When she isn’t creating with words, she loves to create with paint and paper. Often though, she can be found curled up with a good book and some chocolate.



Release Blitz: Winning Appeal By: N.M. Silber

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Once upon a time, a good girl who wanted to be naughty, met a naughty boy who wanted to be good…

Beth Pierce, is the Director of Fundraising for her older brother’s new legal non-profit. She spends her weekends fighting off lecherous men at charity galas and her weekdays trying to hide her attraction for a certain sexy young attorney in her office.
Mark Patterson, is the object of Beth’s desire. He spends his weekends having casual encounters with women and his weekdays trying not to think about how gorgeous, smart, and sexy Beth is. Because not only is Beth his colleague, she’s the younger sister of one of his closest friends.
When Mark is assigned to escort Beth to those weekend galas, they both quickly realize that things could get very interesting. Will Beth be as naughty as she would like to be? Can Mark be as good as he wants to be? Even if they give in to their desire for each other, how can they risk romance when so much is at stake?
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N.M. Silber is a USA Today Bestselling author, and recovering attorney, who survived the Philadelphia criminal court system, largely by having a sarcastic sense of humor. She used her her experiences there as a starting place to build her humorous cast of characters and sexy story lines, and she uses her knowledge of legal practice, courtroom procedure, and how lawyers really think, in every one of her novels.

She has been a #1 Bestselling author in Romantic Comedy on Amazon, and a Top 20 Bestselling author there, and at Barnes & Noble. She was voted an Amazon Reader’s Choice Best New Author for 2013, and has been ranked as a Top 100 author there overall. She has stated that her goal is to write books that genuinely make readers feel good.
N.M. Silber’s Writing Manifesto:
1) My characters don’t cheat.
2) My characters treat people with dignity.
3) My male characters do not refer to women as “whores,” “sluts,” or “bitches.”
4) My female characters are strong, intelligent and unwilling to be involved with men who act like they are A) fifteen B) emotionally disturbed C) asshats.
5) My couples communicate rather than react.
6) My couples have fun, healthy, hot, and sexy sex. Nobody gets hurt – physically or emotionally.
7) My goal is to make you laugh, swoon, blush and hide in the bathroom to read. My goal is NOT to make you to go through a box of tissues or throw your Kindle.
8) There will be no amnesia, secret babies, dead parents, break ups over misunderstandings, book covers with Fabio on them or use of the words “throbbing manhood.”
9) Despite all of the above ^^ I will still provide PLENTY of conflict and tension and sizzling chemistry between my characters.

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Release Blitz, Review & Giveaway: The Scars That Define Us By: M.N. Forgy



The Devil’s Dust MC has a list of new threats to the club’s lifestyle. Dani, to prove her loyalty, is trying to embrace a part of herself that she never knew existed until now. A sinful beast lurking beneath her surface has been awakened and is ready to eliminate anyone that stands in its way. Looking at her stained hands, she rinses the blood from them. She resigns herself to innocence lost and welcomes her thirst for more blood. After a breathtaking turn of events, Shadow is looking at life in a different perspective. Not knowing who he can trust or who he can forgive has left him feeling desolate and alone. As Shadow is laying behind his rifle, he wonders if he can pull the trigger to eliminate the threat. He takes a deep breath and squeezes the trigger, the rifle recoil ignites the fuel that drives him. Retaliations will be required. Boundaries will be shattered. Redemption will be lost. Betrayal so deep, yet they still yearn for one another. Can Shadow overlook Dani’s transgressions? Can Dani overlook the mistrust that Shadow has placed upon her?    

If you haven’t read What Doesn’t Destroy Us yet, then STOP!  There will be some spoilers from book one in this review and you have to have read book 1 to fully appreciate The Scars That Define Us
The Scars That Define Us picks up right where What Doesn’t Destroy Us leaves off and thank god for that because people that was one hell of a cliffhanger and I had almost broke my kindle when I originally read book 1. 
When book 1 ended, Devil’s Dust thought that Dani was a rat, all because of her bitch mother.  Dani didn’t know what would happen to her and she really had no idea what would happen between her and Shadow.  Shadow has major trust issues and rightfully so, but while he wants to believe that Dani really is a rat and would always chose the club over some untrustworthy bitch it’s not so easy for him to automatically believe Dani when she says she didn’t rat.  Shadow of course goes and becomes a massive asshole towards Dani and does things to hurt her emotionally.
Dani is really unsure where she stands.  Her father is the President of Devil’s Dust but that doesn’t mean she is in the clear.  A rat is put down, plain and simple.  Luckily most of the club believes her that she didn’t rat them out.  Her relationship with Shadow is broken and she has no idea if it can be repaired.  She misses him, she loves him and she is in pain from the hurt he is causing her.  Dani maybe hurting but that doesn’t make her weak, oh hell no. This is still one tough ass bitch, she has Devil’s Dust in her veins and she isn’t afraid to let the Devil inside of her out when she needs to.
I was literally on the edge of my seat when I started to read and I did not stop reading until I reached the end .  My heart would race, feel like it was breaking from the angst and my temper would flare when Shadow would be an asshole and do shit to hurt Dani and also when stupid bitches or assholes would try to cause Dani pain.  I want book 3 right freaking now because the next book is bound to be just as good if not better that this one and to top this one that is saying a lot.  This does not end in a cliffhanger, the next book is a different couple so if any of you were worried about another cliffhanger  you can rest assured that it’s not.   M.N. Forgy is an author that I am going to be watching and one that you all need to read if you haven’t yet because she knows how to keep you wanting more of these bad ass men of Devil’s Dust!
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M.NM.N. Forgy was raised in Missouri where she still lives with her family. She’s a soccer mom by day and a saucy writer by night. M.N. Forgy started writing at a young age but never took it seriously until years later, as a stay-at-home mom, she opened her laptop and started writing again. As a role model for her children, she felt she couldn’t live with the “what if” anymore and finally took a chance on her character’s story. So, with her glass of wine in hand and a stray Barbie sharing her seat, she continues to create and please her fans.


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Cover Reveal & Giveaway: Beholden by Corinne Michales


Jackson Cole is consumed with all three. After another devastating loss, Jackson forced himself to protect the woman he loves the only way he knew how—by walking away.


Catherine Pope took a chance and let love in, only to once again have it ripped away from her. When tragedy strikes, Catherine is unwilling to let fate take the reins. She rushes to Jackson’s side ready to fight for him.

Do Jackson’s loyalties lie with his past or his future? Will they be beholden to their fears or will they both fight against their demons and finally find the love they both long for?

 Bio: Corinne is an emotional, witty, sarcastic, and fun loving mom of two beautiful children. She’s happily married to the man of her dreams and is a former Navy wife. After spending months away from her husband while he was deployed, reading and writing was her escape from the loneliness.
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ARC Review: Melancholy by Bella Jewel

Santana’s past has molded her into who she is today.  She at one time, did what she had to do to survive, even if that meant allowing herself down a path of destruction, one that brought her to her savior.  Maddox came and saved Santana, took her in, protected her.  He helped to fix the destruction her previous life had caused, but what happens when she finds out the truth about the one thing that almost destroyed her for good?
Santana at times was very stubborn and wouldn’t listen even when it meant her safety was on the line.  She survived some things that most people her age would never have been able to.  This has made her into who she is today.  Can she drive you insane with her stubborn attitude and at times overly sarcastic comments?  She sure can, but that is her way to not just hide her feelings but as a way to protect herself as well.
Maddox, oh boy, Maddox at times can make you want to just shake him and be like why in the hell would you ever do that you idiot!  He has always cared for Santana, he never looked at her as a daughter even when he was taking care of her.  He has wanted her for a long time, but like most men, he didn’t think he was good enough when in reality he was perfect for her. 
When you find out that something that could destroy everything that you were lead to believe, holy shit I wasn’t sure how things were going to go.  I was on the edge of my seat wondering what the outcome would be and praying that the worst case scenario didn’t play out.  At one point I even told my husband to hush so I could find out what was going to happen when he tried to talk to me.

Melancholy is the second book in the Jokers’ Wrath MC series, and in my opinion was one hundred times better than Precariouswas.  I felt more of a connection with Santana and Maddox’s story, maybe it is because we saw bits and pieces in the previous book that the foundation was already laid out for us. 

Bella Jewel is one of my automatic buys, while I may not always love a certain book, I have liked them all.  If you weren’t sure if you wanted to continue on with this series because you weren’t a huge fan of the first book, give Melancholy a chance because for me it blows Precarious away and left me wanting more.

Release Day Blitz & Review Unchain My Heart by Jani Kay

The Princess & The Biker – A modern day Romeo & Juliet.

Their two worlds collide, but the Biker and his Princess fight to be together. Their story continues in “Unchain My Heart” as the modern day Romeo and Juliet have fallen in love against the odds—but their families persist in trying to tear them apart.

Especially Harrison, who has an unhealthy hatred for bikers and uses his position as a cop to keep Ryder Knox away from his younger sister. Can Jade ever forgive him for the untold grief he brings to her and her man?

Ryder’s family of bikers is no better. Fearing for the club, Cobra is dead set against Ryder being with Jade. Who will Ryder choose? His Scorpio Stinger MC brothers OR his Princess?

Will Ryder and Jade be able to overcome the many obstacles in their way? Can their love survive the loss they suffer and the choices they must make?

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Eva has never known a man so lost, so broken, yet so cocky and confident at the same time. Harrison Summers can unravel her with a mere look, set her heart beating with a touch, make her wanton with his words.

Harrison demands her submission.

Will she ever be able to surrender, willingly, to a man? Eva doesn’t know the answer, but she’s prepared to try. After the first taste, she wants more. Never one to take the easiest route, she wants to push to the edge of her limits.

Eva is willing to give her body to Harrison.

But her heart?

No way.

He’s too guarded with his own. He’s hard, cold and distant. Set on revenge. A beast. Eva knows heartbreak when she sees it. Harrison Summers will trample her heart to pieces and not give a damn.

Intelligent, graceful and poised. She’s the beauty, he’s the beast.

Fiercely independent, Eva Ryder isn’t used to taking orders from anyone. Harrison believes it will make her submission so much sweeter.

Will she choose to live on the edge? Surrender to him?

Never before has he wanted anything this much. It destroys his plans of living for his career and not getting involved with a woman. Sex once and let go. No ties, no tomorrows. That’s how he operates. Add to that his uncontrollable desire for revenge and he’s one messed up dude.

But Eva?

Harrison hates change. But there’s absolutely nothing he can do to stop it. He’s in too deep already.

Is Eva the beauty who can tame the beast?

The one who can Unchain His Heart?

Ryder and Jade’s story keeps getting better and better.  I absolutely LOVE this series.  It really is like a modern day Romeo and Juliet romance.  Ryder keeps proving that he is worthy of Jade and that he will take care of her and protect her.  He loves her, fully and completely and Jade loves him just as strongly.  These two have been tested by family members and the MC.  I was worried for a second that Ryder was going to prove me wrong about him, but once again he proved to be the guy I know deep down he is, the one perfect for Jade.  Even with the issues of her brother Harrison add to their relationship, they stay strong, their love is true and both just want to be happy.

Harrison has suffered.  He is bitter.  He wants to blame all bikers for the tragedy of his past.  He would rather burn in hell than to ever allow his baby sister to be in a relationship with a biker.  Plain and simple, he is a total asshole.  But, at the same time, he is hurting because of his past it molded him into who he is.  There seems to be a light in the darkness that has surrounded his light, that would be Eva, but she isn’t going to let him walk all over her. 

Eva knows that Harrison is damaged, but there is something about him that she just can’t walk away from.  She has her own past, one that is entwined with Harrison in more ways than one.  I love that while Eva doesn’t want to easily submit to a man, that she is willing to try because it is Harrison. 

I just can’t get enough of Ryder and Jade’s story and now add to that Harrison and Eva as well.  When I say this is turning into a modern day Romeo and Juliet romance that is exactly what it is.  Ryder and Jade have so many people against them but yet their love for one another is strong and keeps getting stronger.  I am anxiously awaiting for the next book, and this one was just released!  Ms. Kay please hurry and write more because this fan wants more of the Scorpion MCs right this minute!


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Jani has been married for a long time to a special man, and her two children and their partners are the sunshine in her life. She is a voracious reader and would spend her last dollar on a book – always fascinated that for the mere price of a book, she can escape her world for a while and see through someone else’s eyes.

Besides reading, her favorite ‘thing’ is traveling – she has traveled the world, learning about the ways people live and has come to the realization that no matter where we live, we all ultimately want the same things. Her hobby – Scrapbooking – keeps her up till way after midnight and her usual subjects are her family and her travels.

Ever since she can remember, Jani wanted to write stories about people, about their lives and loves. Relationships and Happiness – arguably the most difficult things to master in life and yet exactly what everyone ultimately desires (in her humble opinion).


Jerk of My Dreams #34

Jerk. Asshole. Douchenozzle. Admit it- you hate to love the jerks. That alpha male character who is so arrogant and rude but sexy as hell. That foul mouthed douche bag of a man who rocks your traitorous heart. We’ve all read them and we’ve all liked them to some extent. In real life you wouldn’t touch the man with a ten foot pole. But in the fictional world? Nothing can stand in the way! Everyone would be lying to themselves if they didn’t admit that the meaner the man, the further we run… Towards them! *sigh*

That’s what this weekly meme is about- those jerky delicious men! Each Friday this meme will go up, and you can share your jerk anyway you want: review, interview, lines and quotes, giveaway of a book. However you want! Any time you comment on someones post, leave your link so that person can comment back.

Tears of Tess was nothing I expected, but everything I wanted and more. It’s dark, gritty and deliciously raw.

​This story took me to another realm, one I didn’t ever want to leave. I was a enthralled from the beginning, unable to put my book down for a second. Tears of Tess consumed my thoughts every minute of the day until I finished the story, and even after that I still couldn’t stop thinking about it. I want to rant and rave like a lunatic about this book to everyone I know!!

This book is FUCKING AMAZING! There, I had to get it out.

Tess was a mere shell of a woman. She was willing to sacrifice her own desires and needs to satisfy those she cared for as long as she got one thing in return. She’d been thrown away and discarded as if she was worthless by her parents, so she had no ties to them. She was virtually alone in the world except for her boyfriend. All Tessa needed was to feel wanted and loved because she never had. It was really simply. She was as happy as her life would allow her to be, until everything change in the blink of an eye. Some would call it their worst nightmare, but for Tessa it was a blessing in disguise.

Tears of Tess is not for the faint of heart. For me, this is how a kidnapping theme should be written. I need a fight, a will to live so to speak, and Tessa was full of fire that raged inside her. I think that’s what was so appealing too, not just a woman who gives up the moment she’s taken. Tess fought hard, she never gave up even from the physical abuse she endured. Tessa was everything I look for in my heroines with this kind of theme.

Tess believed something was wrong with her because of what she yearned for sexually. She has different desires then most would deem acceptable. But this book just shows that it’s okay to like what you like. That there’s nothing wrong with it. I love that. Because at the end of the day, we have to be content with ourselves both inside and out, and Tessa was finally happy even under the circumstances it played out. Q showed her it was okay, but at the same time she opened up his eyes and showed him the same as well. They both need to feel accepted and wanted, and they’re able to give it to each other unconditionally.

Q…*sigh* That is all. Read it for him. He’s perfectly broken but all man.

​Once I finished this book, I wasn’t ready to pick up the squeal just yet- I wanted to reread this book again. That’s how much I loved it! I haven’t had that feeling in years either. Onto the next!

I can say without a shadow of doubt, that I will be picking up every single book Pepper Winters writes.

Blog Tour and Giveaway: Surrender To Me by Ashley Piscitelli

Becca has no interest in meeting guys, all her life she has been judged by the actions of her mother and refuses to add to what people already believe to be true.  That is until she lends a hot guy a hand and agrees to go out with him on a date.  When she learns that he just isn’t some random guy, but a rockstar she isn’t sure if she should try to pursue anything with him.  She knows that what she feels for Luke is unlike anything else she’s ever felt before.  Can he be the one to break through her walls and own her heart?

Lucas can’t believe his luck when the girl who helps him out doesn’t realize who he is at first and agrees to go out with him.  She is everything he never knew he wanted, because let’s face it he has money, fame and no shortage of willing women.  She is special and he knows it from the minute he meet sher.  He is living out his dream of being a rockstar, but when that dream changes to include Becca will they be able to make it work or will their different lifestyles get in the way?

Becca and Luke moved quickly into their relationship, after one date they begin to spend all their time together.  Becca is uncomfortable at times with Luke taking care of her and tends to fight it when sometimes it was ridiculous to even do so.  Becca had serious trust issues when it comes to men, she hasn’t seen the good side to them thanks to how her mom earned the reputation that she has.  Luke was patient with Becca, he wanted her to be in his life and knew it from the first date.  For him, she is something special, something worth treasuring because she isn’t with him just for his fortune and fame.  Other people in their lives try to sabotage their relationship, but when they finally succeed in doing so I was pissed at Luke’s reaction and how Becca was as well.

Surrender to Me was a quick enjoyable read, I liked it.  I really wish that it had been longer so that it didn’t seem so rushed at times and that Luke and Becca’s relationship could have been further developed and more solid.  Sadly, for me it fell into the same rut of rockstar meets girl, wants girl, quickly develops relationship with girl, is an asshole to girl, then makes it up to girl and everything is ok.  That being said, I still really enjoyed it and want to continue reading about Luke and Becca in the next book.  


Author Bio and Links
Ashley Piscitelli lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with her husband, two kids, and two dogs. On top a writing career, she is a full-time student and a full-time mom. She loves spending time with her kids, although she has to hide the computer from them when she is writing! She love being active and being outdoors, especially if it involves any kind of shopping.

She has always been passionate about writing. She loves to read romance books and feels like being able to lose yourself in a book is one of the more exciting aspects. The books she loves to read and write will be ones that make you feel for the characters. Ashley believes that you should have an opinion on every character in a book whether you love them, hate them, or think they are up to something.

She also believes that the most important critic is your reader, so she loves to hear from the readers. She want her fans to be open & talk to her about what they want for the characters in the story, and what they would like to see happen.
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