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Monday, March 30, 2020

Book News from Jacqueline Simon Gunn | @DrJSimonGunn


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"Before the Footprints Fade"
[Hudson River Series, Book 2]
by Jacqueline Simon Gunn

Author's Book Description :
    Amanda knows what she wants and what she doesn’t want. Raised by a mother who tore her down and made her feel unworthy, she’s now determined to finish her journalism degree and stand on her own two feet.

    But when an irresistible connection tempts her, will she find the love she never had with Harry, the talented and gorgeous musician with secrets behind his eyes? Or will she once again learn that she can’t depend on anyone but herself?

    In a story that delves deeply into how the past choices and unlived lives of those close to us affect our own journey and how difficult it is to change when everyone expects you to be the same as you’ve always been, there’s even more at play than Amanda and Harry’s passionate and tumultuous relationship. Lurking in the past are secrets that hold the key to and threaten to change the lives of almost everyone close to them.

    Will they be able to hold on to their love, even when they are their own worst enemies? Or will the answers to long-asked questions blow their world apart?

    "Before the Footprints Fade" is a love story that explores philosophical themes about love, memories, nostalgia and how the path not taken creates a ripple effect on the lives of those close to us.

    This book is a spin-off of "Forever and One Day" but can be read as a stand-alone.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

#TeaserTuesday: His Wicked Wish | @OliviaDrake1 #HistoricalRomance

TEASER TUESDAY is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by Jess of From Me to You ... Video, Photography, & Book Reviews.

Anyone can play along! Just share a teaser from a novel you've previously read or are currently reading! Just do the following:
  • Grab the novel/novella your currently reading or previously read.
  • Find a teaser/excerpt that you like from that novel/novella that is between a single sentence to three sentences to share.
    • Write it out or create your own teaser meme too.
  • Share the novel/novella's title & its author, so that other participants can add that novel to their TBR Lists if they want.

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Winner of My Valentine's Day Book Couples Giveaway | @jenjenreviews



Jenny

Congratulations!! Jenny -- you should be receiving an email from me soon, please respond within 48 hours or prizes will be forfeited.

THANK YOU to all who participated!! I am very proud to be supporting all of my 2018 Best Book Couples' Authors, even if I am two years behind in doing so. To find out which of my Best Book Couples YOU (my commenters) chose as the Ultimate Best Book Couple for 2018 CLICK HERE!!




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Thursday, March 12, 2020

2018 Ultimate Best Book Couple

I would like to take a moment to CONGRATULATE

Mary & Rhage

as the FAN's Choice of my

2018 Ultimate Best Book Couple!!

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Second Sentence Saturday: Tiny Treats 2: A St. Patrick's Day Collection [Part 2 of 2] | #BookTeasers @janicemarielynn @jodywallace @TanyaMichaels @SuperWriterMom @NickiSalcedo @TrishMilburn


SECOND SENTENCE SATURDAY is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by Jess of From Me to You ... Video, Photography, & Book Reviews. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
  • Grab the novel/novella your currently reading or previously read
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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Romance Only & Young Adult / Kid Reads :: From Jess to You Services' Book Reviews by Steam Level | Ongoing Book List


Are you looking for Children's Book Recommendations?
Are you looking for Romance Novels (Adult, New Adult, & Young Adult reads) that are "fade to black" or have no sex scenes at all?
Well this is the book list for YOU!

These novels are the novels that Jess has read and reviewed and they are NOW all sorted & listed here for you!

Please save this link so you'll be able to come back to check out the list as it grows and updates along the way. This list started compiling at the beginning of 2019 but when Jess has time she will be adding her older reviewed novels as well.

Steamy Reads :: From Jess to You Services' Book Reviews by Steam Level | Ongoing Book List


Are you looking for a novel with a lot of sexual tension where the main characters don't go all the way or if they do it's not that detailed? Then you are viewing the correct book list! These novels are the novels that Jess has read and reviewed and they are NOW all sorted & listed here for you! However, if you are looking for hotter/smuttier reads than this list than check out this book list or if you are looking for kids reads or fade to black/no sex romance reads check out this book list instead.

What you should be aware of:
  • This book list is completely subjective and up to this blog's owner Jess
  • The novels within this book list will not be included within the other two steam level book lists because these novels were definitely somewhere in between the steam level scale ... they are HOT but not quite to what Jess considers as smutty/erotic.

Please save this link so you'll be able to come back to check out the list as it grows and updates along the way. This list started compiling at the beginning of 2019 but when Jess has time she will be adding her older reviewed novels as well.

Smutty / Erotic Reads :: From Jess to You Services' Book Reviews by Steam Level | Ongoing Book List


Are you looking for a fun smutty/erotic read? Well these are the novels that Jess has read and reviewed that are also quite naughty. Plus they are NOW all sorted & listed here for you!

Erotic Romance Novels definition per Wikipedia: Erotic romance novels are stories written about the development of a romantic relationship through sexual interaction. The sex is an inherent part of the story, character growth, and relationship development, and could not be removed without damaging the storyline.

Please save this link so you'll be able to come back to check out the list as it grows and updates along the way. This list started compiling at the beginning of 2019 but when Jess has time she will be adding her older reviewed novels as well.

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Second Sentence Saturday: Tiny Treats 2: A St. Patrick's Day Collection [Part 1 of 2] | #BookTeasers @HeatherMcGovern @MaureenHardegre @JoanKayse @DBSieders @Lindsey_Brookes @NJDamschroder


SECOND SENTENCE SATURDAY is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by Jess of From Me to You ... Video, Photography, & Book Reviews. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
  • Grab the novel/novella your currently reading or previously read
  • Open to the first page of Chapter 1 or its Prologue
  • Share the SECOND sentence from that page
  • Share the novel/novella's title & its author, so that other participants can add that novel to their TBR Lists if they want

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Monday, February 24, 2020

Made the Grade: Tiny Treats 2: A St. Patrick's Day Collection by 21 Various Romance Authors | #BookReview

Format Jess Read This Novel In: Kindle Edition
File Size: 1693 KB | Print Length: 139 pages
Publication Date: March 1, 2015
Publisher: Self-Published | ASIN: B00U5GIL3W | Language: English
Main Genre(s): Contemporary Romance, Holiday Romance, Fiction Anthologies
Jess Obtained This Book Through: Amazon


"Tiny Treats 2: A St. Patrick's Day Collection" by Heather McGovern, Maureen Hardegree, Joan Kayse, D. B. Sieders, Jenna Bennett, Lindsey Brookes, Sophia Henry, Sydney Carroll, Lori Waters, Natalie J. Damschroder, Anna Sugden, Janice Lynn, Nancy Northcott, Monica McCabe, Jody Wallace, Tanya Michaels, Jeanne Adams, Sally Kilpatrick, Nicki Salcedo, Michelle Monkou, & Trish Milburn

Author's Book Description : "Tiny Treats 2: A St. Patrick’s Day Collection" is a multi-author collection of micro stories, tales that can be read in their entirety in only a handful of minutes. The stories in this anthology are set during St. Patrick’s Day in the world of each author’s respective books.

The collection includes:
"Love and Corned Beef" by Heather McGovern
"Haint and Begorrah" by Maureen Hardegree
"The High King’s Cauldron" by Joan Kayse
"Probability of Love" by D. B. Sieders
"Getting Lucky" by Jenna Bennett
"Her Pot of Gold" by Lindsey Brookes
"To Love a Leprechaun" by Sophia Henry
"Springs Love" by Sydney Carroll
"Pinch for Good Luck" by Lori Waters
"Lucky Enough" by Natalie J. Damschroder
"A Perfect Lucky Charm" by Anna Sugden
"His Good Luck Charm" by Janice Lynn
"Green Beer" by Nancy Northcott
"Blueberry Delight" by Monica McCabe
"Date at McCabe’s" by Jody Wallace
"Lucky in Love" by Tanya Michaels
"One Magic Kiss" by Jeanne Adams
"Green Beer and Shenanigans" by Sally Kilpatrick
"The Ides" by Nicki Salcedo
"A Gift from County Cork" by Michelle Monkou
"Lucky Day" by Trish Milburn



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My Book Review : For this full book I give it 3.4 out of 5 stars, each story was charming in its own way. I enjoyed the glimpses that we got of all the characters ... just some stories I wish were fleshed out a little more than others. Overall, I definitely recommend this anthology to any romance reader, especially for those who want to get into the "St. Patrick's Day spirit."


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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Week #39 of When & Where am I Wednesday | #BookTube #ReverseHarem @KristaW19818699

WHEN & WHERE AM I WEDNESDAYS are a weekly bookish memes, hosted by Jess of From Me to You ... Video, Photography, & Book Reviews. Anyone can play along! To participate here's what you need to do:
  • Based on the book your currently reading -- tell us when and where you are in your book, and possibly what "you're" (meaning the characters) doing or who "you" (meaning the characters) are with.
  • Try NOT to include spoilers!!!
  • Make sure to share the book information [title, author and/or book cover] so if someone likes what you write they can add that book to their TBR list.
  • Please mention From Me to You ... Video, Photograph, & Book Reviews as to where you heard about this collaboration meme.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

#Trendhim Unboxing & Review | @Trendhim

Today I am sharing with you an unboxing and review of a product I chose from Trendhim.com! I was offered this product for free in return for a honest review and to truly give you my complete thoughts about the BLACK WOOL FLAT CAP I picked out watch this video:


If you can't see/watch the above video then click here to watch it.

In the video (above) I explain my thoughts about the hat, my plans for it, and why I picked it out.

Friday, February 14, 2020

My 2018 Best Book Couples List


Time to spread the love with
Jess' 7th ANNUAL BEST BOOK COUPLES LIST!

Comment* at the bottom of this page to VOTE for which book couple from this list you would choose as the 2018's Ultimate Best Book Couple!

Standards to being a Best Book Couple :
  1. A book couple who Jess thoroughly enjoyed reading about from February 2017 - January 2018
  2. Jess had to have rated their novel/novella 3.5 stars or higher
  3. If you are wondering why this is Jess' 2018 best book couples and not 2020 watch the video above that was posted on her booktube channel as Jess explains better and showcases all the 2018 Best Book Couples more!
means that Jess gave the couple's novel a 5 star rating
-- These books are listed in no particular order. --
-- Read more about the novel (and a teaser or two) that each couple is in by clicking their title links. --
-- To find out who were on Jess' previous lists check out the links at the bottom of this page. --
ALSO -- Be sure to check out the Giveaway at the bottom of this post!! Commenting enters you into the giveaways!!
*If you comment/vote make sure you mark that you did that through the gleam.io giveaway app that is embedded below
so you can have a chance to win, otherwise you can still comment/vote without joining the giveaway
just so you can support these wonderful authors if you prefer.
[Giveaways will run from February 14 - 21, 2020] --

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Made the Grade: Cowboys Online Series, Book 1 | #BookReview @janspringer

Format Jess Read This Novel In: Kindle Edition
File Size: 1610 KB | Print Length: 208 pages
Publication Date: November 4, 2014
Publisher: Spunky Girl Publishing / Self-Published
ASIN: B00OC79J3Q | Language: English
Main Genre(s): Erotic Romance, Ménage Romance, Contemporary Romance, Holiday Romance
Jess Obtained This Book Through: Amazon


"Cowboys for Christmas: Moose Ranch" [Cowboys Online Series, Book 1] by Jan Springer

Author's Book Description : Book 1 of 5
Jennifer Jane Watson has spent the past ten Christmases in a maximum security prison. The last thing she expects is to get early parole along with a job on a secluded Canadian cattle ranch serving Christmas holiday dinners to three of the sexiest cowboys she's ever met!

Rafe, Brady and Dan thought they were getting a male ex-con to help out around their secluded ranch. The last thing they expect is an attractive and very appealing woman fresh out of prison. In the snowbound wilds of Northern Ontario, female companionship is rare. It's a good thing the three men like to share...

They're dominating, sexy-as-sin and they fill JJ with the hottest ménage fantasies she's ever had. Suddenly she's craving Cowboys for Christmas and wishing for something she knows she can never have...a happily ever after.

Cowboys Online Series
Book 1 - Cowboys for Christmas
Book 2 - Cowboys In Her Pocket
Book 3 - Loving Her Cowboys
Book 4 - Cowboys In Her Heart
Book 5 - Always Her Cowboys



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My Book Review : 3 out of 5 stars ... it is a sweet erotica about three men who live a solitary life in the Canadian wilderness who quickly find that their new housekeeper is the one woman who holds the key to their hearts.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Week #38 of When & Where am I Wednesday | #BookTube #YAlit @KellyAnneBlount @EntangledTeen @entangledpub

WHEN & WHERE AM I WEDNESDAYS are a weekly bookish memes, hosted by Jess of From Me to You ... Video, Photography, & Book Reviews. Anyone can play along! To participate here's what you need to do:
  • Based on the book your currently reading -- tell us when and where you are in your book, and possibly what "you're" (meaning the characters) doing or who "you" (meaning the characters) are with.
  • Try NOT to include spoilers!!!
  • Make sure to share the book information [title, author and/or book cover] so if someone likes what you write they can add that book to their TBR list.
  • Please mention From Me to You ... Video, Photograph, & Book Reviews as to where you heard about this collaboration meme.

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Second Sentence Saturday: Sarah And The Secret Sheikh | #MichelleDouglas #BookTeaser #RomanceBooks


SECOND SENTENCE SATURDAY is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by Jess of From Me to You ... Video, Photography, & Book Reviews. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
  • Grab the novel/novella your currently reading or previously read
  • Open to the first page of Chapter 1 or its Prologue
  • Share the SECOND sentence from that page
  • Share the novel/novella's title & its author, so that other participants can add that novel to their TBR Lists if they want

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MY Second Sentence Saturday :

"Sarah And The Secret Sheikh" by Michelle Douglas - [Amazon Book Link]

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Week #37 of When & Where am I Wednesday | #BookTuber #ChristianFiction @HarlequinBooks

WHEN & WHERE AM I WEDNESDAYS are a weekly bookish memes, hosted by Jess of From Me to You ... Video, Photography, & Book Reviews. Anyone can play along! To participate here's what you need to do:
  • Based on the book your currently reading -- tell us when and where you are in your book, and possibly what "you're" (meaning the characters) doing or who "you" (meaning the characters) are with.
  • Try NOT to include spoilers!!!
  • Make sure to share the book information [title, author and/or book cover] so if someone likes what you write they can add that book to their TBR list.
  • Please mention From Me to You ... Video, Photograph, & Book Reviews as to where you heard about this collaboration meme.

Monday, February 3, 2020

Idolizing In: St. Caroline Series, Book 2 | #BookReview #JuliaGabriel

- This was an ARC Read -
Available Formats through Amazon: Kindle Edition, Audible Audiobook & Paperback | File Size: 2614 KB
Audible Audiobook (Unabridged) Listening Length: 8 hours 12 minutes
Paperback Print Length: 298 Pages
Publication Date: January 2, 2018 | Language: English
Publisher: Serif Books & Tantor Audio
ASIN: B078S2SRNR & B07PPWYG2R | ISBN-10: 1547270748
ISBN-13: 978-1547270743
Main Genre(s): Contemporary Romance, Secret Baby Romance & Family Fiction
Format Jess Read This Novel In: eBook - MOBI File
Jess Obtained This Book Through: The New England Chapter of Romance Writers of America’s New England Readers’ Choice Contest - Jess was a judge. / Prolific Works


"Hearts on Fire" [St. Caroline Series, Book 2] by Julia Gabriel

Author's Book Description : Becca Trevor’s life is falling apart. She’s lost her job, her boyfriend’s in jail, and her mother’s quilt shop has just caught fire — with her in it.

To make matters worse, town golden boy Jack Wolfe has returned — looking better than ever ... but can their budding relationship survive the secret Becca’s been keeping for years?

"Julia Gabriel does an amazing job with this devastatingly heartbreaking love story." — RT Book Reviews, Top Pick


Becca never intended to come back to pretty little St. Caroline, Maryland and her family's quilt shop. Growing up, she was the wild child ... and the black sheep of the family ... and the girl who couldn’t get anything right.

And she definitely never intended to see Jack Wolfe again. Those fifteen minutes she’d spent with him at a graduation party seven years ago? Unforgettable—for a whole lot of reasons.

Jack was the golden boy of St. Caroline. Smart, Ivy League-educated, law school-bound. He’s home from California for a family emergency, a situation that would not be improved by the news that he’s not the hotshot corporate attorney everyone thinks he is. If he can keep his real job a secret until the end of summer, he’ll still be golden and no one else will be the wiser.

But Becca has an even bigger secret of her own ... one that will change Jack's life forever ...

The St. Caroline Series
Come to the shores of the Chesapeake Bay and the 300-year-old town of St. Caroline, Maryland. Meet the Trevor family—Michelle, Dan, Becca, Charlotte, Natalie, Cassidy and Lauren—and their popular quilt shop, Quilt Therapy. Across town, the men of the Wolfe family have been the backbone of the St. Caroline fire department for generations—and Tim, Jack, Matt and Oliver are continuing the tradition.

The St. Caroline Series features emotional stories with relatable characters you'll fall in love with, true-to-life problems and triumphs, and sweetly sexy romance that leads to a happy ever after.

Book 1: Summer Again
Book 2: Hearts on Fire
Book 3: Two of Hearts
Book 4: This Reminds Me of Us



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My Book Review : 5 out of 5 stars!! For a majority of Becca's life she has felt like she has never fit in (though some of it was her own doing) but she tried to make good choices for those around her most of the time. It all led her to keeping a huge secret from her family seven years ago. Now with her life in turmoil again she goes home to make amends. Yet the one person her "big secret" is all about, Jack, sets her life for another curve ball. Could everything finally be turning around for the better now? Or will fate decide to take away all of their options and throw them for a loop too?

Bare with me as I try not to give too much away. But oh my word!! In this novel you deal with loss (in quite a few different forms) while watching the characters deal with continuing on with their lives as their "worlds" fall apart around them. I know that might sound a bit overly dramatic for a contemporary romance novel but it's what this novel portrays Becca and Jack going through.

This was a riveting tale that I could not put down.

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Second Sentence Saturday: A Vicarage Christmas | @katehewitt1 #BookTeaser #RomanceBooks


SECOND SENTENCE SATURDAY is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by Jess of From Me to You ... Video, Photography, & Book Reviews. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
  • Grab the novel/novella your currently reading or previously read
  • Open to the first page of Chapter 1 or its Prologue
  • Share the SECOND sentence from that page
  • Share the novel/novella's title & its author, so that other participants can add that novel to their TBR Lists if they want

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MY Second Sentence Saturday :

"A Vicarage Christmas" [The Holley Sisters of Thornthwaite Series, Book 1] by Kate Hewitt - [Amazon Book Link]

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

#TeaserTuesday: Fall With Me | @JayneFrostBooks #BookTeaser #RomanceBooks

TEASER TUESDAY is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by Jess of From Me to You ... Video, Photography, & Book Reviews.

Anyone can play along! Just share a teaser from a novel you've previously read or are currently reading! Just do the following:
  • Grab the novel/novella your currently reading or previously read.
  • Find a teaser/excerpt that you like from that novel/novella that is between a single sentence to three sentences to share.
    • Write it out or create your own teaser meme too.
  • Share the novel/novella's title & its author, so that other participants can add that novel to their TBR Lists if they want.

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Second Sentence Saturday: Homecoming for Christmas | @ciaratknight #BookTeaser #HolidayRomance


SECOND SENTENCE SATURDAY is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by Jess of From Me to You ... Video, Photography, & Book Reviews. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
  • Grab the novel/novella your currently reading or previously read
  • Open to the first page of Chapter 1 or its Prologue
  • Share the SECOND sentence from that page
  • Share the novel/novella's title & its author, so that other participants can add that novel to their TBR Lists if they want

** This site is a participant in various affiliate advertising programs through Amazon.com, Rakuten Marketing, Commission Junction, IndieBound, Smashwords, Book Depository, and more that are designed to provide a means for Jess to earn minimal advertising fees by showcasing the areas you can purchase the corresponding products that Jess discusses within her blog posts. Basically Jess earns from qualifying purchases.
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MY Second Sentence Saturday :

"Homecoming for Christmas" [Christmas Mountain Series, Book 1] by Ciara Knight - [Amazon Book Link]

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Week #36 of When & Where am I Wednesday | #BookTuber #HistoricalRomance @JenniAuthor @HarlequinBooks

WHEN & WHERE AM I WEDNESDAYS are a weekly bookish memes, hosted by Jess of From Me to You ... Video, Photography, & Book Reviews. Anyone can play along! To participate here's what you need to do:
  • Based on the book your currently reading -- tell us when and where you are in your book, and possibly what "you're" (meaning the characters) doing or who "you" (meaning the characters) are with.
  • Try NOT to include spoilers!!!
  • Make sure to share the book information [title, author and/or book cover] so if someone likes what you write they can add that book to their TBR list.
  • Please mention From Me to You ... Video, Photograph, & Book Reviews as to where you heard about this collaboration meme.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

#TeaserTuesday: The Earl's New Bride | @francesfowlkes #BookTeaser #RomanceBooks

TEASER TUESDAY is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by Jess of From Me to You ... Video, Photography, & Book Reviews.

Anyone can play along! Just share a teaser from a novel you've previously read or are currently reading! Just do the following:
  • Grab the novel/novella your currently reading or previously read.
  • Find a teaser/excerpt that you like from that novel/novella that is between a single sentence to three sentences to share.
    • Write it out or create your own teaser meme too.
  • Share the novel/novella's title & its author, so that other participants can add that novel to their TBR Lists if they want.

Monday, January 20, 2020

Feasted On: Wild Lords and Innocent Ladies Series, Book 1 | #BookReview @laratemple1

- This was an ARC Read -
Available Formats through Amazon: Kindle Edition, Hardcover, Paperback & Mass Market Paperback
File Size: 2421 KB | Hardcover Print Length: 384 Pages
Paperback Print Length: 368 Pages
Mass Market Paperback Print Length: 288 Pages
Publication Date: November 1, 2017 | Language: English
Publisher: Harlequin : Historical
ASIN: B06Y5RPVJX | ISBN-10: 0263074641, 0263926141 & 0373299540
ISBN-13: 978-0263074642, 978-0263926149 & 978-0373299546
Main Genre(s): Historical Romance, Regency Romance
Format Jess Read This Novel In: eBook - MOBI File
Jess Obtained This Book Through: NetGalley


"Lord Hunter's Cinderella Heiress" [Wild Lords and Innocent Ladies Series, Book 1] by Lara Temple

Author's Book Description : Betrothed...to the wrong man!

Building a life away from her bullying family, schoolmistress Helen Tilney now needs to convince her childhood sweetheart she's a worthy bride. Standing in her way is Lord Hunter—the man Nell has just discovered she's betrothed to!

Hunter's offer of marriage to Nell came out of guilt, and now seems less than appealing! So when she asks for his help to win another man, he agrees. Until their lessons in flirtation inspire a raging desire that has Hunter longing to keep Nell for himself...

Book 1 in the Wild Lords and Innocent Ladies trilogy

My Book Review : 4 out of 5 stars! Four years ago, during difficult times in both their lives, Lord Hunter (Hunter/Gabe/Gabriel) decided to get into an agreement with Nell (Helen)’s father that stated that once she became 21 yrs old they would get married. Well it was an agreement that Hunter did in hopes of helping Nell’s life in the long-run, but it was also an agreement that Nell’s father never told her about until her 21st Birthday. Therefore, when Nell is informed about this change in her life she is not happy and finds a way to change her circumstances. Thankfully, Hunter agrees to the changes but everything comes at a price. Now they both have to decide what is most important to them and what are they are willing to sacrifice for their future “happiness.”

This was a VERY enticing tale about following your heart no matter the cost. In addition, I liked how Ms. Temple used various forms of PTSD with her characters and showing how they overcame those issues during that time-period (both good and bad ways).

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Second Sentence Saturday: Her Secret Amish Child | #CherylWilliford #BookTeaser #ChristianFiction


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MY Second Sentence Saturday :

"Her Secret Amish Child" [Pinecraft Homecomings Series, Book 1] by Cheryl Williford - [Amazon Book Link]

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Second Sentence Saturday: Christmas at Seashell Cottage | @DonnaAlward #BookTeaser #RomanceBooks


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MY Second Sentence Saturday :

"Christmas at Seashell Cottage" [Jewell Cove Series, Book 1.5] by Donna Alward - [Amazon Book Link]

Friday, January 10, 2020

Feasted On: The Holley Sisters of Thornthwaite Series, Book 1 | #BookReview @katehewitt1

- This was an ARC Read -
Available Formats through Amazon: Kindle Edition & Paperback
File Size: 3703 KB | Paperback Print Length: 180 Pages
Publication Date: October 12, 2017 | Language: English
Publisher: Tule Publishing
ASIN: B074199G9Z | ISBN-10: 1947636553 | ISBN-13: 978-1947636552
Main Genre(s): Holiday Romance, Contemporary Romance
Format Jess Read This Novel In: eBook - MOBI File
Jess Obtained This Book Through: NetGalley


"A Vicarage Christmas" [The Holley Sisters of Thornthwaite Series, Book 1] by Kate Hewitt

Author's Book Description : Welcome to Thornwaite, a quaint village tucked up in England’s beautiful but rainy Lake District… where homecomings happen and surprises are in store for the four Holley sisters...

Anna Holley, the third of four sisters, has always felt a little bit forgotten. A family tragedy when she was a child had her retreating deep into shyness, and social anxiety kept her on the fringes of the cozy chaos of the busy vicarage.

After several years away from home, Anna returns for Christmas... and an important announcement from her father. As much as she once loved the village, coming back is hard and puts Anna's social capabilities to the test.

Avoiding her sisters’ bossy questions, she heads out to the local pub one night, and meets a handsome stranger nursing a pint. Somehow, unburdened by expectations, Simon seems like the perfect person to spill all her secrets to—including a hopeless, long-held crush on her sister’s boyfriend. Confident she’ll never see him again, Anna returns home... only to discover the next day that Simon is actually her father’s new curate!

Anna is beyond mortified, but Simon won’t let her retreat into her usual shyness—and for once Anna is forced to confront the past, and all the fears and feelings she’d tried so long to hide. But with his own heartache that needs to heal, can Simon help Anna to make this the most magical Christmas either of them have known?

My Book Review : 4 out of 5 stars! Ever since a tragic accident took place when Anna was young, she has struggled with crippling anxiety and stuttering issues. So much so that she has tried her best, in various ways, to hide it from everyone, even though she hasn’t always been successful. She has stayed away from her close-knit hometown for the past three years because of her issues. However, at her parent’s request, she returns home for the Christmas holidays, and into a world of drama that begins the day she arrives home. That happens to also be the day that she meets Simon, a man who has just moved to her hometown, who she spills a majority of her secrets too. Yet, Simon doesn’t stay a stranger for long, which leads Anna into a future she had never dreamed for herself ... but is it the better path for her or will it come at another cost?

This novel was not what I was expecting.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Disappointmentville: Christmas Mountain Series, Book 1 | #BookReview #CiaraKnight

- This was an ARC Read -
Available Formats through Amazon: Kindle Edition & Paperback
File Size: 2627 KB | Paperback Print Length: 168 Pages
Publication Date: October 23, 2017 | Language: English
Publisher: Self-Published
ASIN: B076C8V8QK | ISBN-10: 1688285016 | ISBN-13: 978-1688285019
Main Genre(s): Holiday Romance, Contemporary Romance
Format Jess Read This Novel In: eBook - MOBI File
Jess Obtained This Book Through: NetGalley


"Homecoming for Christmas" [Christmas Mountain Series, Book 1] by Ciara Knight
(Originally published as "Homecoming in Christmas Falls" Book 1 of Return to Christmas Falls Series which is what it was called when this reviewer read it.)

Author's Book Description : Eight years after fleeing Christmas Mountain because of a high school prank gone wrong, Ashley Brooks receives a mysterious letter from her mentor asking her to come home. She arrives to face all she left behind—her family, her friends, and the rich boy she’d loved who would never date the girl from the wrong side of town.

Brent Donnelly, high school jock, brainiac, and dutiful son did everything right until the day Ashley returns to Christmas Mountain. With one look at the girl who got away he questions all his life choices, including following in his father’s footsteps in the family business.

Faced with a potentially devastating decline of tourism in their hometown, Brent and Ashley must work together to save the magic of their town, but when Ashley discovers he still has feelings for her best friend she must finally face the real reason she left Christmas Mountain—to try to heal her broken heart.

My Book Review : 2 out of 5 stars. The day of Ash’s (Ashley) high school graduation, she and her best group of friends pull a prank that lands them in jail. That incident changes her life drastically as she moves away from home without telling anyone, but her parents, the following morning and has stayed away from her hometown ever since. Now about eight years later, she returns home at the request of her high school mentor and in the process pick up the pieces of past relationships with friends and more. Yet, will she be able to reconcile with her friend and longtime crush, Brent, or will their insecurities and other people keep them apart for good?

I had been drawn into this novel’s book description from the beginning but what sealed me reading it was when I was looking for a novel to read for the 12 Days of Cozmas read-a-thon. And at first glance I thought this novel was perfect for me.
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