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The Proposal

The Proposal is the sensational, charming, warm, sexy follow up to Jasmine Guillory’s The Wedding Date. While this novel contains characters from that story, you do not need to read that book to absolutely, thoroughly enjoy this one. I speak from experience. Nikole (Nik) Paterson is not enjoyin ...

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Resort to Love

For better or worse, Sofia Vargas’ life is tied to the currently derelict Paradise Key resort in Florida. After growing up working there (and falling for the son of the owner), she’s built a very successful career for herself managing a B&B on Key West. When Paradise Key comes up for sale, s ...

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Pas de Deux: A Dance for Two

Mina Allende, the world’s fourth highest paid ballerina, needs a new challenge after her triumphant run as Giselle. She accepts Zack Coen’s offer to co-star alongside him as Camille, the tragic courtesan of his directorial début, dance-centered musical The Lady in Red. Facing a mad rush to perf ...

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Couldn't Ask for More

Kianna Alexander’s The Southern Gentlemen series continues charmingly with the story of a fashion designer and the textile manufacturer who falls in love with her. Alexis – Lex - Devers lives, breathes, sleeps and eats fashion.  She’s the kind of girl who spends hours in a hardworking daze ...

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Swagger

Coming at a timely juncture, Liz Lincoln’s new contemporary sports romance Swagger, book two in the Milwaukee Dragons series, covers a lot of territory. Just like in real life, in this story about a football player and a PhD student, football and college are both in full swing for fall and the nov ...

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Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating

The writing duo known as Christina Lauren follows up their blockbuster Roomies with Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating, the story of two twentysomethings who vow not to fall in love. Frazzled elementary school teacher and once upon a time wild child Hazel Camille Bradford’s life is a mess o ...

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All Beautiful Things

Those readers who are active on Twitter may have seen Nicki Salcedo's response to Suzanne Brockmann's speech at RWA. If you haven't, it's worth a read. I found it infuriating and eye-opening all at once. But then, as I read through Salcedo's description of her debut novel, All Beautiful Things, I kn ...

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Intercepted

Marlee Harper has spent a good chunk of her life being the perfect football girlfriend. From lasagna meals for his teammates to always being there to cheer him on, she’s been her NFL-star’s number one fan. She’s confident that after over a decade of being together – aside from a few breaks ...

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I Do Not Trust You

I’ve always enjoyed stories of archeological treasure hunts since they combine fascinating mythology with daring exploits. Because of that, I Do Not Trust You was an absolute delight for me to read. The tale of a young woman, a mysterious map, a handsome, enigmatic young man and the quest for a lo ...

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Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen

Sarah Bird misses the mark by a wide mile as she relates the real-life tale of Miss Cathay Williams (the author persists in misspelling her name as ‘Cathy’ throughout), a prominent figure in the Civil War who was a Buffalo Soldier, living her life posing as a man so she could find her scattered ...