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#XOXperts ARC Review | Lost Rider by Harper Sloan

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Title: Lost Rider Series: Coming Home, #1 Author: Harper Sloan Release Date: April 25, 2017 Publisher: Pocket Books Pages: 400 Format: Paperback ARC Source: XOXO After Dark
In Lost Rider, the first Western romance in New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Harper Sloan’s Coming Home series, an injured rodeo star encounters an old flame but will she be just what he needs to get back in the saddle?

Maverick Austin Davis is forced to return home after a ten-year career as a rodeo star. After one too many head injuries, he’s off the circuit and in the horse farming business, something he’s never taken much of a shine to, but now that it’s his late father’s legacy, familial duty calls. How will Maverick find his way after the only dream he ever had for himself is over?

Enter Leighton Elizabeth James, an ugly duckling turned beauty from Maverick’s childhood—his younger sister’s best friend, to be exact, and someone whose heart he stomped all over when she confessed her crush to him ten years …

{Excerpt} New Release Review | The Hot One by Lauren Blakely

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“Lauren Blakely is the QUEENof sweet, fun, and steamy reads… Her books are utterly addictive.” ~ Angie’s Dreamy Reads“Tyler Nichols. Oh. My. God. The title is definitely apropos. This man is over the top HOT in oh so many ways. The Hot One is a read-in-one-sitting kind of story.” ~ Naughty Girls and Their BooksI agree 100% with my fellow bloggers! I didn't expect anything less from Lauren Blakely. She's been knocking out endless hit novels lately. This new standalone is a second chance romance that's hot! Hot! HOT! Told in dual POV, this slow burn story has it all. Humor, wit, sexiness... you cannot go wrong. One-click and get ready to swoon!

A sexy new standalone romance from #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Lauren Blakely… 

Ever notice that sometimes a guy will do something really stupid, like let the love of his life slip through his fingers? Yeah. I'm that guy. But the instant I run into her again I’ve got one goal and one goal only—a second chance. The plan? Go bi…

{Review} New Release | Something in the Way by Jessica Hawkins

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Title: Something in the Way Author: Jessica Hawkins Genre: Contemporary Romance Cover Design: RBA Designs : Romantic Book Affairs
Photography: Perrywinkle Photography Release Date: February 27, 2017


It was a hot summer day when I met him on the construction site next to my parents’ house. Under the sweat and dirt, Manning Sutter was as handsome as the sun was bright. He was older, darker, experienced. I wore a smiley-face t-shirt and had never even been kissed. Yet we saw something in each other that would link us in ways that couldn’t be broken...no matter how hard we tried.

I loved Manning before I knew the meaning of the word. I was too young, he said. I would wait. Through all the carefully-chosen words hiding what we knew to be true, through his struggle to keep me innocent, and through infinitely-starry nights—I would wait. But I’d learn that life isn’t always fair. That no matter how much you achieve, none of it matters if you suffer the heartbreak that comes with falling for some…