SPOTLIGHT, Review & Giveaway: He’s So Fine (A Lucky Harbor novel) by Jill Shalvis

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He’s So Fine (A Lucky Harbor novel) by Jill Shalvis
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: September 30, 2014
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Dawn
Rated: 5 Stars

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For Olivia Bentley, Lucky Harbor is more than the town where she runs her new vintage shop. It’s the place where folks are friendly to strangers-and nobody knows her real name. Olivia does a good job of keeping her past buried, not getting too cozy with anyone . . . until she sees a man drowning. Suddenly she’s rushing into the surf, getting up close and personal with the hottest guy she’s ever laid hands on.

Charter boat captain Cole Donovan has no problem with a gorgeous woman throwing her arms around his neck in an effort to “save” him. In fact, he’d like to spend a lot more time skin-to-skin with Olivia. He’s just not expecting that real trouble is about to come her way. Will it bring her deeper into Cole’s heart, or will it be the end of Olivia’s days in little Lucky Harbor?

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I love everything Jill Shalvis writes, and this one might be my new favorite! Jill Shalvis writes sexy, funny and addicting romance. Cole had his heart broken years ago, and is perfectly happy being a bachelor. Working with his two best friends, life couldn’t get much better. Olivia was falling in love with Lucky Harbor. Her favorite part has to be watching Cole working at Lucky Harbor Charters. She moved to Lucky Harbor to forget about her previous life as a child star. She has even changed her name hoping the public would forget who she was. The more Olivia gets to know people in town, the more her past haunts her. She doesn’t want anyone to discover her previous life. Cole values trust and honesty above all else. Once he finds out who she really is could it be too late? He’s So Fine is a fun and steamy romance with great characters. I highly recommend this book and this series.

*Review copy provided by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

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“Dry off,” Cole said, and stepped back from Olivia.

She nodded but didn’t move.

“Olivia?” he asked.

Her face was a mask of misery. “M­m­my arms won’t w­w­work.”

Shit. He quickly and gently pushed her back down to the bench, sat at her side, and began to pile blankets over the top of them both.

“W­what are you d­doing?”

“Sharing my body heat,” he said.

“I c­c­can’t feel any h­h­heat.”

“You will.” Beneath the blankets, he reached for the towel she still had wrapped around her. “Don’t freak,” he warned. “I’m just going to remove the wet towel and pull you into me.”

She opened her mouth, but using her sluggishness to his benefit, Cole quicklystripped the towel away from her, wrapping his arms around her, pulling her into him as two things happened simultaneously. One, she squeaked. Probably trying to formulate her next threat.

And two—holy shit—he realized she was completely, totally, one hundred percent naked beneath the layer of blankets.

And pissed. “Y­y­your pants!” she gasped. “Th­th­they’re c­c­cold!”

“Sorry, but I’m trying to do the right thing here,” he said through clenched teeth. Jesus. He couldn’t see a thing below her neck, but he could sure as hell feel her. His hands were on her hip and low on her back, respectively, not touching anything he shouldn’t be, but damn she was soft, and at the feel of her, his brain clicked off. Just completely flatlined.

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New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis lives in a small town in the Sierras full of quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is, um, mostly coincidental. Look for Jill’s bestselling, award-winning books wherever romances are sold and visit her website for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.

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Social Networking Links:
Website – http://www.JillShalvis.com
Facebook – http://www.Facebook.com/jillshalvis
Twitter – https://twitter.com/JillShalvis
Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/22370.Jill_Shalvis

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Review: It’s in His Kiss (A Lucky Harbor novel, #10) by Jill Shalvis

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It’s in His Kiss (A Lucky Harbor novel, #10) by Jill Shalvis
Release Date: August 26, 2014
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Dawn
Rated: 5 Stars

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ONE KISS CAN LAST FOREVER

Becca Thorpe has uprooted her life and escaped to the beach. Now’s her chance to get away from city living, throw caution to the ocean winds, and live in the moment. Especially if the moment includes the deliciously sexy surfer she meets shortly after arriving in Lucky Harbor. Something about the dark intensity of Sam’s eyes and the thrill she gets at his touch convinces her to stay awhile.

Boatbuilder and investment genius Sam Brody is a self-made man who knows how dangerous it can be to mix business and pleasure. But he can’t resist offering Becca a job just to hear her laugh and have her near. Yet when her brother comes to town asking for help, will he tempt her back to her glamorous life in the city? Or do Sam and little Lucky Harbor have a chance to win Becca’s heart?

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Another amazing Jill Shalvis book! It’s in His Kiss is funny and addicting in true Shalvis form. Sam is the quite, hard working one of the trio at Lucky Harbor Charters and prefers his solitude. Becca didn’t know what to make of this quaint little town called Lucky Harbor, but everyday she grew she spent there she grew to like it more. Sexy surfer guy, aka Sam, definitely added to it’s appeal. Their attraction was undeniable from the start, but he is her boss, and she needs a job more than she needs another man in her life creating complications. It’s not long before they can’t keep their hand off of each other, but can wanting something be enough? I really enjoyed their story and highly recommend this book and this series for romance lovers. Steamy romance stories with great characters.

*Review copy provided by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

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New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis lives in a small town in the Sierras full of quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is, um, mostly coincidental. Look for Jill’s bestselling, award-winning books wherever romances are sold and visit her website for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.

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Website – http://www.JillShalvis.com
Facebook – http://www.Facebook.com/jillshalvis
Twitter – https://twitter.com/JillShalvis
Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/22370.Jill_Shalvis

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✦Lucky Harbor Series by Jill Shalvis – Reading Order✦
✦Book 1 ~ Simply Irresistible (October 1, 2010) http://amzn.to/15Am1ZJ
✦Book 2 ~ The Sweetest Thing (April 1, 2011) http://amzn.to/14272te
✦Book 3 ~ Head Over Heels (November 22, 2011) http://amzn.to/17lHlCG
✦Book 4 ~ Lucky In Love (May 22, 2012) http://amzn.to/17lMZXj
✦Book 5 ~ At Last (June 26, 2012) http://amzn.to/17lMZXj
✦Book 6 ~ Forever and a Day (July 31, 2012) http://amzn.to/15myUCs
✦Novella ~ Under The Mistletoe (December 4, 2012) http://amzn.to/1dtKsh4
✦Book 7 ~ It Had To Be You (May 28, 2013) http://amzn.to/15iOwhh
✦Book 8 ~ Always On My Mind (September 24, 2013) http://amzn.to/17lzPtk
✦Book 9 ~ Once in a Lifetime (February 18, 2014) http://georiot.co/2skT
✦Book 10 ~ It’s In His Kiss (August 26, 2014) http://geni.us/2sfy
✦Book 11 ~ He’s So Fine (September 30, 2014)
✦Book 12 ~ One In A Million (October 14, 2014)
✦Novella ~ Merry Christmas, Baby (December 2, 2014)

RELEASE WEEK BLITZ, Review & Giveaway: Then Came You (An Animal Magnetism Novel, #5) by Jill Shalvis

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Then Came You (An Animal Magnetism Novel, #5) by Jill Shalvis
Release Date: July 1, 2014
Reviewed by: Reading In Pajamas/ Dawn
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Rated: 5 Stars
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Rumor Has It and the Lucky Harbor series comes the story of a woman whose world is turned upside down by one night’s torrid fling…

Veterinary intern Emily can’t believe she wound up in the small town of Sunshine, Idaho, instead of the Los Angeles clinic she had always imagined. Now she has to put her plans to move to L.A. on hold for a whole year while she fulfills the obligation of her vet school scholarship.

Then Wyatt, her gorgeous one-night stand from a Reno vet conference, introduces himself as her new boss. And Emily is just as drawn to his seductive looks and quiet strength as she was on that very steamy night. She soon learns that Wyatt isn’t just a laid-back doctor, but a delicious alpha male tempting her away from her carefully laid-out plans…

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This just might be my favorite Jill Shalvis book yet! Emily and Wyatt’s story literally had me laughing out loud. Emily and Wyatt had a one night stand at a conference. End of story or so the both thought. Emily gets an internship at a vets office in the middle nowhere. She has her whole career mapped out and Sunshine, Idaho was not part of the plan. Seeing Wyatt again was definitely not her plan, and him now being her boss was really not part of her plan. Both Emily and Wyatt are shocked when they see each other again. Although it was the best sex either ever had, they both chalked it up to a liberating one night stand. Emily’s internship is supposed to last 365 long days and nights. She has the countdown all mapped out on her phone. Working that close with Wyatt, and not being able to keep her hands to herself will make it the longest year of her life. They both agree to keep it purely professional and pretend ‘it’ never happened. Wyatt wants to settle down, but not with a woman that wants to leave Sunshine, Idaho. All Emily wants to do is go back to LA and stay on plan. Will the time spent with Wyatt be enough to change her plan and Wyatt ever be able to tell her what he really wants? I really loved their story and highly recommend this book for romance lovers. It’s a fun and sexy read!

*Review copy provided by Berkley/NAL in exchange for an honest review.

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Emily sat on a fallen log and leaned back. When she was little, she’d loved to try to star watch. In LA, this was tricky because of all the city lights, not to mention smog. Doing it here, in the land of the big sky, was a whole new ball game. “I’m not lonely,” she said to the horse, who snorted again and swished his tail.

“Good. Cuz you’re not alone.”

Two long legs came into her peripheral. Wyatt crouched at her side and looked into her face. “How are you?”

“Fine,” she said.

Nodding, he sat on the log at her side and leaned back, presumably to look at whatever she was looking at. “Pretty night.”

His hands were behind him, his shoulder and a part of his chest brushing her arm and shoulder. Actually it was more like he was encircling her within his arm span, which was considerable. It was a guy move, an alpha guy move, and it made her feel … protected.

She was getting far too used to that, she thought with a sigh. “Where is everyone?”

“Gone,” he said, and there was an odd quality to his voice that had her taking a second look at him. He didn’t take his gaze off the sky so she got him in profile, the tousled hair, the fine lines crinkling the corners of his eyes from long days out in the sun, the square, scruffy jaw. A broad shoulder built to take on the weight of the world.

He’d been working his ass off, here at Belle Haven, helping Dell take up the slack for the out-of-town Jade, and then going home and helping his sisters with the monstrous house they were fixing up. He did so much for everyone, and she found herself wanting to do something for him. Make him smile. Make him relax. Make him forget, even for a few minutes… She nudged him with her shoulder.

He nudged her back and turned to look at her then, his eyes dark and unfathomable behind his glasses.

Chickening out, she turned her head this time, and stared up at the sky as he had been only a few seconds before.

“Emily.”

When she didn’t tear her gaze off the stars, he leaned in and nipped her ear.

Sucking in a breath, she looked at him again. His was still dark, but there were things swirling in those dark depths now. Need. Heat.

Affection.

He stole her breath.

“Let the record state,” she said, reaching out to snatch off his glasses, “that I don’t always make the first move.”

He blinked in momentary confusion, and probably also because he could no longer see. He opened his mouth to say something, but she sank her fingers into his hair and kissed him, hard and long and deep.

“Emily,” he said when they broke for air, his voice rough and husky.

She climbed into his lap and then pushed him backwards off the log so that he fell to his back in the wild grass with her straddling him.

Laughing, he slid his hands beneath her top and up her back, drawing out a delicious shiver from her. Then his hands slid slowly down her spine, and into the backs of her jeans. “Let the record also state,” he said in a delicious growl. “Who made the rest of the moves.”

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New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis lives in a small town in the Sierras full of quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is, um, mostly coincidental. Look for Jill’s bestselling, award-winning books wherever romances are sold and visit her website for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.
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Social Networking Links: 
Website – http://www.JillShalvis.com
Facebook – http://www.Facebook.com/jillshalvis
Twitter – https://twitter.com/JillShalvis
Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/22370.Jill_Shalvis
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ANIMAL MAGNETISM SERIES BY JILL SHALVIS ~ READING ORDER
http://jillshalvis.com/series/animal-magnetism/
✦Book 1: Animal Magnetism ➢ Kindle http://amzn.to/18B8kJb
✦Book 2: Animal Attraction ➢ Kindle http://amzn.to/1fzOEwS
✦Book 3: Rescue My Heart ➢ Kindle http://amzn.to/1dQdnss
✦Book 4: Rumor Has It ➢ Kindle http://amzn.to/1fzNe5w | Review 5 Stars http://wp.me/p3d0RZ-IT
✦Book 5: Then Came You ➢ Kindle http://amzn.to/1ja73o7 | Review 5 Stars http://wp.me/p3d0RZ-1oM
✦Book 6: Still the One ➢ Kindle http://amzn.to/1FToqTT | Review 4 Stars http://wp.me/p3d0RZ-2ic
✦Book 7: All I Want ➢ Kindle http://amzn.to/1MaQOhd

 

 

 

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Blog Tour, Review & Giveaway: Once In A Lifetime by Jill Shalvis

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Title: ONCE IN A LIFETIME
Author: Jill Shalvis
Release Date: 2/18/14
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Genre: Contemporary Romance

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SOMETIMES WRONG IS OH-SO-RIGHT

After a wrenching loss, Ben McDaniel tried to escape his grief by working in dangerous, war-torn places like Africa and the Middle East. Now he’s back in his hometown and face-to-face with Aubrey Wellington, the hot-as-hell woman who is trouble with a capital T. Family and friends insist she’s not the one to ease his pain, but Aubrey sparks an intense desire that gives Ben hope for the future.

Determined to right the wrongs of her past, Aubrey is working hard to make amends. But by far, the toughest challenge to her plan is sexy, brooding Ben – even though he has absolutely no idea what she’s done . . .

Can this unlikely couple defy the odds and win over the little town of Lucky Harbor?

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Once In A Lifetime by Jill Shalvis
Publication Date: February 18, 2014
Reviewed by: Reading In Pajamas/ Dawn
Rated: 4.5 Stars

I love everything Jill Shalvis writes and Once In A Lifetime did not disappoint. The humor, romance and passion she created in this story captivated me. Aubrey is opening a new bookstore in Lucky Harbor and the store needs some work before her grand opening. Ben just might be the man for the job. From the moment these two see each other sparks fly, but neither of them are ready for a relationship. Before they knew what happened Ben was kissing Aubrey and it was hotter than either had expected. There was no way they were going to not see each other again. As the construction progressed so did their romance, but would a secret from their past destroy what they have? This book can be read as a stand alone, but I recommend the entire series. Once In A Lifetime is a great addition to the Lucky Harbor Series.

*ARC provided by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

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“I don’t want to talk about it,” she said. Once again he was close. Too close. So damn close. “At all,” she added, hearing with some alarm that her voice had softened. Everything had softened, at just his proximity. “Ever,” she whispered, and found her gaze locked on his mouth.

He had a really great mouth.

“I don’t want to talk, either,” that mouth said very seriously. And then he lowered his head. They shared a breath for a beat, just long enough for her to know what was going to happen and feel the anticipation swamp her.

Then he kissed her, deep and slow and utterly mesmerizing. His hands were firm on her back. Needing an anchor, she reached out and grasped his shirt and leaned into him. He was warm and solid, so very solid, emitting the kind of strength that she herself was a pint low on today.
Leaning in more, she felt his body respond.

Someone moaned. I did, she realized, swamped with the sensation of being wanted, even just physically. She took in the delicious taste of him, the feel of him, the sound of his very male groan when she stroked her tongue to his.

Things got a little hazy then. A lot hazy. She felt his hands move over her, melting her bones away. She touched him, too. Her hands wandered all over his body—and good Lord, what a body.

She had no idea how long they kissed—and kissed—but she didn’t think about stopping until she ran out of air. Breathing hard, she slowly opened her eyes and stared directly into his.
They’d heated. Darkened. And something else. He wasn’t looking so relaxed now. In fact, he was looking the opposite of relaxed. He looked…feral.

And she was his prey.

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New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis lives in a small town in the Sierras full of quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is, um, mostly coincidental. Look for Jill’s bestselling, award-winning books wherever romances are sold and visit her website for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.

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Website – http://www.JillShalvis.com
Facebook – http://www.Facebook.com/jillshalvis
Twitter – https://twitter.com/JillShalvis
Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/22370.Jill_Shalvis

✦Lucky Harbor Series by Jill Shalvis – Reading Order✦
✦Book 1 ~ Simply Irresistible (October 1, 2010) http://amzn.to/15Am1ZJ
✦Book 2 ~ The Sweetest Thing (April 1, 2011) http://amzn.to/14272te
✦Book 3 ~ Head Over Heels (November 22, 2011) http://amzn.to/17lHlCG
✦Book 4 ~ Lucky In Love (May 22, 2012) http://amzn.to/17lMZXj
✦Book 5 ~ At Last (June 26, 2012) http://amzn.to/17lMZXj
✦Book 6 ~ Forever and a Day (July 31, 2012) http://amzn.to/15myUCs
✦Novella ~ Under The Mistletoe (December 4, 2012) http://amzn.to/1dtKsh4
✦Book 7 ~ It Had To Be You (May 28, 2013) http://amzn.to/15iOwhh
✦Book 8 ~ Always On My Mind (September 24, 2013) http://amzn.to/17lzPtk
✦Book 9 ~ Once in a Lifetime (February 18, 2014) http://georiot.co/2skT

WEEKLY RELEASE LIST 02/16-02/22

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✦Romance✦Paranormal Romance✦Erotica✦Romantic Suspense✦New Adult✦
*This list will be pinned to the top of our FB page and updates will be made throughout the week. Buy links for Amazon Global, B&N, Kobo, and Paperbacks. Genre codes included with titles. Key to codes listed at the bottom of the list.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2014
✦On The Rocks (The Last Call Series) by Sawyer Bennett #CR #NA ➢ Kindle $3.99 http://georiot.co/3AyG | Amazon Paperback $8.99 http://georiot.co/E22 | B&N $3.99 http://bit.ly/1f7COIc
✦Worth the Chance by Vi Keeland #CR Kindle $3.99 http://georiot.co/1i99 | Amazon Paperback $12.59 http://georiot.co/2tJM | Kobo $3.99 http://bit.ly/1f7DhKp
✦Escaping Destiny (The Fae Chronicles #3) by Amelia Hutchins #PNR ➢ Kindle $4.99 http://georiot.co/19zy
✦Demon by My Side by Victoria Davies #PNR ➢ Kindle $1.99 http://georiot.co/1WEC | Nook $1.99 http://bit.ly/1oCwBs0 | Kobo $1.99 http://bit.ly/1j1znDH

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2014
✦Once in a Lifetime (Lucky Harbor) by Jill Shalvis #CR (Dawn 4.5 Stars) ➢ Kindle $5.69 http://georiot.co/2skT | Amazon Paperback $5.10 http://georiot.co/XDX | B&N http://bit.ly/1cOQUx0 | iTunes http://bit.ly/KoRQ0Y | Kobo $5.99 http://bit.ly/1bBP8BG
✦Vampire Most Wanted: An Argeneau Novel by Lynsay Sands (Cori 4 Stars) ➢ Kindle $6.64 http://georiot.co/2JcQ | Amazon Paperback $6.79 http://georiot.co/1KEV | B&N (Paperback $7.99/ Nook $6.64) http://bit.ly/1hnxa8m | Kobo $6.99 http://bit.ly/1j1zVcT
✦Every Part of You: Resists Me (#2) by Megan Hart #CR #ER ➢ Kindle $1.99 http://georiot.co/3XGq | Nook $1.99 http://bit.ly/1lWUvvX | Kobo $1.99 http://bit.ly/N05iJp
✦Before You Break by Christina Lee #CR #NA ➢ Kindle $3.79 http://georiot.co/14xf | Nook $3.99 http://bit.ly/1j1BNC9 | Kobo $3.99 http://bit.ly/1gqSnLv
✦The Darkest Joy by Marata Eros #RS #CR #NA ➢ Kindle $7.59 http://georiot.co/3CwV | Amazon Paperback $11.18 http://georiot.co/34FV | B&N (Paperback $11.18/ Nook $7.99) http://bit.ly/MpCVnY | Kobo $7.99 http://bit.ly/1dWZINM
✦Dungeon Royale (Masters and Mercenaries) by Lexi Blake #ER #RS ➢ Kindle http://georiot.co/3yAs | Amazon Paperback $12.00 http://georiot.co/3cpA | Kobo $3.99 http://bit.ly/1gqQqPh
✦Flashes of Me: An Erotic Novella by Cynthia Sax #CR #ER ➢ Kindle $0.99 http://georiot.co/EPp | Nook $0.99 http://bit.ly/1bBR25e | Kobo $0.99 http://bit.ly/1dA1MzQ
✦His Obsession Next Door (In the Line of Duty) by Cathryn Fox #CR ➢ Kindle $3.44 http://georiot.co/EEk | Nook $4.49 http://bit.ly/1dA2fC2 | Kobo $3.99 http://bit.ly/1jIVrWp

✦GENRE ABBREVIATIONS✦
#CS – Contemporary Romance
#PNR – Paranormal Romance
#RS – Romantic Suspense
#NA – New Adult Romance
#ER – Erotica Romance
#YA – Young Adult Romance
#UF – Urban Fantasy Romance
#FR – Fantasy Romance
#HR – Historical Romance
#SFR – Science Fiction Romance

Jill Shalvis’ Pre-Release Book Blitz for ONCE IN A LIFETIME

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Title: ONCE IN A LIFETIME
Author: Jill Shalvis
Release Date: 2/18/14
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Genre: Contemporary Romance

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SOMETIMES WRONG IS OH-SO-RIGHT

After a wrenching loss, Ben McDaniel tried to escape his grief by working in dangerous, war-torn places like Africa and the Middle East. Now he’s back in his hometown and face-to-face with Aubrey Wellington, the hot-as-hell woman who is trouble with a capital T. Family and friends insist she’s not the one to ease his pain, but Aubrey sparks an intense desire that gives Ben hope for the future.

Determined to right the wrongs of her past, Aubrey is working hard to make amends. But by far, the toughest challenge to her plan is sexy, brooding Ben – even though he has absolutely no idea what she’s done . . .

Can this unlikely couple defy the odds and win over the little town of Lucky Harbor?

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“I don’t want to talk about it,” she said. Once again he was close. Too close. So damn close. “At all,” she added, hearing with some alarm that her voice had softened. Everything had softened, at just his proximity. “Ever,” she whispered, and found her gaze locked on his mouth.

He had a really great mouth.

“I don’t want to talk, either,” that mouth said very seriously. And then he lowered his head. They shared a breath for a beat, just long enough for her to know what was going to happen and feel the anticipation swamp her.

Then he kissed her, deep and slow and utterly mesmerizing. His hands were firm on her back. Needing an anchor, she reached out and grasped his shirt and leaned into him. He was warm and solid, so very solid, emitting the kind of strength that she herself was a pint low on today.
Leaning in more, she felt his body respond.

Someone moaned. I did, she realized, swamped with the sensation of being wanted, even just physically. She took in the delicious taste of him, the feel of him, the sound of his very male groan when she stroked her tongue to his.

Things got a little hazy then. A lot hazy. She felt his hands move over her, melting her bones away. She touched him, too. Her hands wandered all over his body—and good Lord, what a body.

She had no idea how long they kissed—and kissed—but she didn’t think about stopping until she ran out of air. Breathing hard, she slowly opened her eyes and stared directly into his.
They’d heated. Darkened. And something else. He wasn’t looking so relaxed now. In fact, he was looking the opposite of relaxed. He looked…feral.

And she was his prey.

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New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis lives in a small town in the Sierras full of quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is, um, mostly coincidental. Look for Jill’s bestselling, award-winning books wherever romances are sold and visit her website for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.

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WEEKLY RELEASE LIST 12/01-12/07 ✦Romance✦Paranormal Romance✦Romantic Suspense✦New Adult✦Erotica✦

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*This list will be pinned to the top of our FB page and updates will be made throughout the week. Buy links for Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and Paperbacks. Genre codes included with titles. Key to codes listed at the bottom of the list.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2013
✦Dark Wolf Running (Bloodrunners) by Rhyannon Byrd #PNR ➢ Kindle $3.82 | Amazon Paperback 12/3 $5.18 | B&N (Paperback $5.75/ Nook $4.99)

MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2013
✦Knock Out (Worth the Fight) by Michele Mannon #CR ➢ Kindle $3.03 | Nook $3.99 | Kobo $3.49

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2013
✦Hot Pursuit: A Sugarland Blue Novel by Jo Davis (Cori 4 Stars) #RS ➢ Kindle $4.59 | Amazon Paperback $4.83 | B&N $7.99 | Kobo $7.99
✦Gabriel’s Redemption (Gabriel’s Inferno Trilogy) by Sylvain Reynard (Cori 4 Stars) #CR #ER ➢ Kindle $7.99 | Amazon Paperback $9.41 | B&N (Paperback $9.41/ Nook $7.99) | Kobo $9.99
✦Take Over at Midnight by M. L. Buchman #RS ➢ Kindle $6.15 | Amazon Paperback $7.19 | B&N (Paperback $7.99/ Nook $7.49) | Kobo $6.59
✦A Christmas to Remember by Hope Ramsay, Molly Cannon, Marilyn Pappano, Kristen Ashley, Jill Shalvis (Donna 3.5 Stars) #CR ➢ ($1.99) Kindle | Nook | Kobo | iTunes
✦Sweet Revenge by Rebecca Zanetti (Cori 4 Stars) #PNR #RS ➢ Kindle $2.99 | Nook $2.99 | Kobo $2.99
✦Full Throttle (Fast Track) by Erin McCarthy (Dawn 5 Stars) #CR ➢ Kindle $5.99 | Amazon Paperback $5.03 | B&N $7.99 | Kobo $7.99
✦Flamebound: A Lone Star Witch Novel by Tessa Adams #PNR ➢ Kindle $5.99 | Amazon Paperback $5.03 | B&N $7.99 | Kobo $7.99
✦There All Along by Lauren Dane, Megan Hart (Donna 3.5 Stars) #CR ➢ Kindle $7.99 | Amazon Paperback $12.32 | B&N (Paperback $12.07/ Nook $9.99) | Kobo $9.99
✦Prince of Shadows (Paladin Warriors) by Tes Hilaire #PNR ➢ Kindle $5.38 | Amazon Paperback $4.19 | B&N (Paperback $6.99/ Nook $6.49) | Kobo $5.79
✦Foolish Games (An Out of Bounds Novel) by Tracy Solheim #CR ➢ Kindle $5.99 | Amazon Paperback $5.03 | B&N $7.99 | Kobo $7.99
✦Unclaimed (The Amoveo Legend) by Sara Humphreys #PNR ➢ Kindle $5.38 | Amazon Paperback $4.19 | B&N (Paperback $6.99/ Nook $5.99) | Kobo $5.79
✦Delicious by Lori Foster, Lucy Monroe, Sarah Title #CR ➢ Kindle $5.38 | Amazon Paperback $5.03 | B&N (Paperback $6.99/ Nook $6.49) | Kobo $5.79
✦Breathe by Lauren Jameson #CR ➢ Kindle $5.12 | Amazon Paperback $9.49 | B&N (Paperback $9.67/ Nook $5.99)
✦Spellbound by Sylvia Day #ER #PNR ➢ Kindle $5.99 | Amazon Paperback $7.79 | B&N (Paperback $8.09/ Nook $5.99) | Kobo $6.99
✦Take Me: A Stark Novella (The Stark Trilogy) by J. Kenner #ER #CR ➢ ($1.99) Kindle | B&N | Kobo
✦The Accidental Werewolf 2: Something About Harry (Accidentally Paranormal Novel) by Dakota Cassidy #PNR ➢ Kindle $7.99 | Amazon Paperback $9.00 | B&N (Paperback $9.18/ Nook $9.99) | Kobo $9.99
✦Barely Undercover by Sarah Castille #RS ➢ Kindle $4.24 | Nook $4.99 | Kobo $4.59

✦GENRE ABBREVIATIONS✦
#CS – Contemporary Romance
#PNR – Paranormal Romance
#RS – Romantic Suspense
#NA – New Adult Romance
#ER – Erotica Romance
#YA – Young Adult Romance
#UF – Urban Fantasy Romance
#FR – Fantasy Romance
#HR – Historical Romance
#SF – Science Fiction Romance

Review: A Christmas to Remember by Jill Shalvis, Kristen Ashley, Hope Ramsay, Molly Cannon, Marilyn Pappano

A Christmas to Remember by Jill Shalvis, Kristen Ashley, Hope Ramsay, Molly Cannon, Marilyn Pappano
Publication Date: December 3, 2013
Reviewed by: Reading In Pajamas/vDonna
Rated: 3.5 Stars

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Curl up with this heartwarming Christmas collection!

Jill Shalvis, Dream a Little Dream: Melissa has kept every man at a safe distance-especially firefighter Ian, a sexy friend with sexy benefits. But Ian secretly longs for more. Luckily, ’tis the season for giving love a chance . . .

REVIEW: A cute little feel-good story. Although predictable, it still made me go all teary-eyed one moment and smile the next. I enjoyed this quick read with its steamy romance.

Kristen Ashley, Every Year: Holidays don’t come easy for Shy and his brother, Landon. But with the magic of Christmas, along with a little help from Tabby and her family, the Cage brothers are about to get the gift of a lifetime . . .

REVIEW: This lovely story was about 24 hours of a CHAOS family Christmas. For those who have read the books, it is Shy and Lan’s first happy family Christmas since they were children. The story was warm, heartfelt and still packed in some hot romance. I loved it.

Hope Ramsay, Silent Night: Down on her luck and evicted from her apartment, single mother Maryanne hopes to start over in Last Chance. When the snow begins to fall, it looks like her baby might literally spend Christmas Eve in a manger. And Maryanne might celebrate the holiday with a handsome stranger.

REVIEW: This was a rather melancholy story with a happy hopeful ending. If you like stories about fate and destiny, then you will like reading how they found not only each other on Christmas Eve but that dreams do come true.

Molly Cannon, Have Yourself a Messy Little Christmas: Lincoln is a bachelor who’s set in his ways-until a professional organizer dressed up as Mrs. Claus changes his life, one tip at a time. . .

REVIEW: This was a cute little story showing how opposites do attract. I liked it, but wish the characters were more developed.

Marilyn Pappano, A Family for Christmas: War widow Ilena doesn’t mind spending Christmas alone. But when a new doctor blows into town with the winter wind, will she get her secret Christmas wish?

REVIEW: This was one of those little romances that make you go awww and leaves you smiling.

NOTE: Each author also added an excerpt from their upcoming novels. They were a nice little peek into what is coming.

*ARC provided by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

BUY LINKS:
( $1.99) Kindle | Nook | Kobo | iTunes

Review: Her Sexiest Mistake by Jill Shalvis

Her Sexiest Mistake by Jill Shalvis
Publication Date: November 5, 2013
Previously Released: December 6, 2005
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Dawn
Rated: 4.5 Stars

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BOOK DESCRIPTION:

“Fall in love with Jill Shalvis. She’s my go-to read for humor and heart!”
-Susan Mallery, New York Times bestselling author

Mia Appleby finally has the life she always wanted. She’s escaped her trailer trash childhood and built a nice life for herself with a marketing job and a cute, little condo. But no matter how much baggage she’s ditched from her past, she still hasn’t managed to shake her greatest weakness-men. So when her new neighbor turns out to be single and oh-so-sexy, Mia’s worried she’s playing with fire . . .

Kevin McKnight can’t get enough of his gorgeous neighbor, but after one amazing night, she’s already showing him the door. Something tells him this is the way she handles most men. But Kevin is far from your average guy-and he’s ready to prove it to Mia. When a blast from her past shakes up Mia’s life in a major way, will she stick with her self-sufficient solo act . . . or take a chance leaning on Kevin’s strong shoulders?

REVIEW:

If I wasn’t already in love with Jill Shalvis for being an amazing author this book would have made me love her. Mia is a hard working, emotionally detached, independent woman who is consumed by her job. She has no time for anyone in her life. Kevin just moved in 2 doors down from Mia. Waking up next to Kevin after a wild night of amazing sex was not what she had planned, although she knew right away that one night would never be enough. Add to that Hope, Mia’s teenage niece, suddenly shows up on her doorstep needing a place to stay and also stirs up her ordered life. Watching Mia struggle with these sudden changes in her perfectly planned life was both heart wrenching and entertaining. They put the fun in dysfunctional more than a few times in this great book. I loved it!

*Review copy provided by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

BUY LINKS:
Kindle $3.71 | Nook $3.99 | Kobo $3.99 | iTunes $3.99

Review: Rumor Has It (An Animal Magnetism Novel, Book 4) by Jill Shalvis

Rumor Has It (An Animal Magnetism Novel, Book 4) by Jill Shalvis
Release Date: November 5, 2013
Reviewed by: Reading in Pajamas/ Dawn
Rated: 5 Stars

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BOOK DESCRIPTION:

He’ll help unleash the new woman in her…

Special Ops soldier Griffin Reid doesn’t exactly have happy memories of growing up in Sunshine, Idaho. He’s only come back to recover from a war injury, and while he refuses to admit he’s in a weakened state, he finds comfort in the last person he’d expect.

Kate Evans teaches fourth grade science in Sunshine, the place she’s always called home. Dreaming of graduate school and a happily-ever-after, she’s desperate to break out of the monotony of Sunshine. Luckily, a certain sexy man has just come back into her life.

To Griffin, Kate as always been his little sister’s friend, but now he’s finding her to be so much more. As both attempt to forge their paths, they must decide if their passionate connection can turn into something lasting…

REVIEW:

Griffin fought what Kate wanted. Kate wanted Griffin. She pulled out all the stops. You could feel the chemistry as they both went after what they wanted…each other, even if only one of them is willing to admit it. I love the real life humor that Jill Shalvis writes into her stories. She makes you feel like you know the characters and you can’t wait to see how everything will turn out. Jill Shalvis is one of my favorite authors. Her books have the most realistic romance and humor, but she may have outdone herself with Rumor Has It. On more than one occasion I found myself laughing out loud.

*Advanced review copy provided by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

BUY LINKS:
AMAZON (Paperback) | KINDLE | B&N | KOBO | ITUNES

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*This series does not have to be read in order.
✦ Book 1 ~ Animal Magnetism http://amzn.to/18B8kJb
✦ Book 2 ~ Animal Attraction http://amzn.to/1fzOEwS
✦ Book 3 ~ Rescue My Heart http://amzn.to/1dQdnss
✦ Book 4 ~ Rumor Has It http://amzn.to/1fzNe5w