#WOTR20 #paranormal #review #Novella #KU – Candied Wolf (Mates & Macarons #1) by Ellis Leigh

Candied Wolf (Mates & Macarons #1)

At the Cake-ily Ever After bakery in Kinship Cove, three sisters are about to meet their matches and prove that a man with a little silver in his hair can make one heck of a mate…if the fates allow it.

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No more dating shifters—at least, that’s what I promised myself after the last one met his mate while dating me. He wasn’t the first—fate seemed to enjoy smacking me upside the head whenever I dared to cross the species line. So when a handsome wolf shifter with a few extra years of experience comes walking into my bakery, I shouldn’t agree to go on a date with him.

Especially not because he’s only in town for the biggest wedding of the year.

The one where his son is the groom.

The one between my last boyfriend and his fated mate.

Did I say fate liked to smack me upside the head? Try burying me in the rubble of my past mistakes instead. Like father, like son had never been so wrong…or so right.


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I purchased this book.

What a great introduction to the fun city of Kinship Cove!

Coco and her sisters run the popular bakery in town.  Madeline the shy. Ginger the slutty. Coco the perfect mix.  LOL

Coco’s past with men has not been good and her last boyfriend is now inviting her to his wedding.  Tacky Nico Tacky.  When a hot silver fox rolls into the bakery and sweeps Coco off her feet, watching the sparks fly was fun.

I would like to say what I loved about this book was the big twist we learn about Magnus and Coco’s combined history!!!  Coco is devastated and Magnus is lost because Coco doesn’t know she is his MATE.

The story of the two of them finding their way back and a sneaky fox named Misty helping made the story a quick and sexy read for a cold, blustery day!!

A storyteller from the time she could talk, USA Today bestselling author Ellis Leigh grew up among family legends of hauntings, psychics, and love spanning decades. Those stories didn’t always have the happiest of endings, so they inspired her to write about real life, real love, and the difficulties therein. From farmers to werewolves, store clerks to witches—if there’s love to be found, she’ll write about it. Ellis lives in the Chicago area with her husband, daughters, and a German Shepherd that refuses to leave her side.

#WOTR20 #5YearFamily #Review #RH #NewRelease #ReleaseDay – Dash:An Ariel Kimber Novella by Mary Martel

Dash: An Ariel Kimber Novella

Dash Flynn always thought he was damaged beyond repair.
Both a mother and a grandmother who had wanted him to be born a female witch, growing up, he was nothing but a disappointment to those around him.
His father had fought for him as best as he could before he disappeared from Dash’s life, leaving him to grow up with the two women they both had hated most in this world.
Years later, Dash thinks his life is finally coming together.
He has his brothers, his coven, and his sweet angel, Ariel. Finally a woman in his life deserving of his love.
But is that enough?
Only time will tell.


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I receive this book from the author for an honest review.

I think each book I fall more in love with Dash but LAWD don’t let Uncle Quint know I admitted this.  He is super growly at times.

For all of you Dash lovers, this book is just what you wanted and expected.  I am a HUGE fan of these POV books of the men in Ariel’s lives.  I love seeing Ariel with the guys in the large books, but I really love these novellas because we can see Ariel and the guy bonding and growing in love.  We can see them sharing experiences that will be special to them only, but we get to see all the inside details of each relationship.  The large books are full of twists and new drama, but these novellas slow it down for us a bit to see the relationships growing and developing.  Any who that is just my 5 cent opinion.

So Dash….Dreamy sigh ladies….DREAMY SIGH!!!  We finally see more of the way his life was when he was a child and friends….my heart just couldn’t handle it.  We also get to learn a bit about Binx and again my heart!!!

Ariel and Dash are reconnecting in this book because so much has happened and they both feel a bit lost without the other.  They have a special bond…over blood and pain…the others don’t understand but that is what makes their relationship so important and extra special.  Sorry Quint but you gotta just deal with that little bit of information. *pats Quintons head while he pouts*

Again this book is helping us reconnect the two and lawd was it a good reconnection!!  HEEEYY!! *Wink*  But we also see some new things happening…Like the stuff Baxter lets slip and Isobel and Rain plus Rain and the council.  I love how this book ended and can’t wait for the story to continue to unfold.

But friends, I am really really looking forward to Juls and Ariel’s book.  Something about this broody sweetheart makes me again turn my head.  Each layer of this man that is unveiled ….yeah I just kinda sigh…..

Mary Martel was born in West Michigan and spent the majority of her life there. She currently resides in North Dakota with her husband, and her two beautiful daughters. She’s an avid reader, and when not writing she can be found with her nose stuck in a book.

#WOTR20 #5YearFamily #AuthorSpotlight – Jolanthe Aleksander

Jolanthe Aleksander

Tell us your name and then a bit about yourself.

My name is Jolanthe Aleksander. By day, I’m a full-time front office manager for an agency that provides services to people with special needs in their homes and in the community. I have a son who reminds me to take joy in the simple things life has to offer.

When you are writing, what are some go to’s that you needs? IE Foods to eat, noise level, place to sit.

My MUST haves when writing are Lay’s Original chips, Chocolate, Fruit Snacks, and the MUST HAVE of all Must Haves…COFFEE!

What are you favorite things about attending signings?

My favorite thing about signings is getting to see my writer friends, seeing readers who have read my stories, and getting to meet new to me writers and readers! Let’s face it, I will always be a reader, so I fan girl with the best of them. lol

What author would you love to meet (Who is your unicorn author)?

J.R. Ward, Patricia Briggs, Anne Bishop, Robyn Peterman

When you are writing, do you have a consistent schedule where you write every day at the same time or are you a sit and go on different days to get it done kinda person?

I don’t have a set schedule, though I wish I did. I squeeze my writing in where I can and pray my Muse is willing to play nice.

What is your favorite memory so far as an author?

The first time someone said, “I read your book and loved it. When is the next one coming out?”

Do you have a book that is your most prized possession? What is it and why is it so amazing?

The first copy of my book Beyond the Veil of Whispered Dreams that came out of the box. It’s amazing because it was something tangible that I created out of nothing but imagination.

What are your social links?

Facebook Author Page: www.facebook.com/JolantheAleksander
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Joli_Aleksander

Website:https://ajolanthe.wixsite.com/jolialeksander
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/JOLANTHE-ALEKSANDER/e/B0163KCF7G
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/…/sh…/14442826.Jolanthe_Aleksander
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jolanthealeksander/
BookBub: www.bookbub.com/authors/jolanthe-aleksander

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https://www.amazon.com/JOLANTHE-ALEKSANDER/e/B0163KCF7G

#NewRelease – Bold From it by Chelsea Camaron

Title: Bold From It
Series: Hellions Ride On
Author: Chelsea Camaron
Genre: MC Romance
Release Date: January 20, 2020

Opposites attract, driving emotions high, this is a passion-fueled ride… are you ready?
Kick
Born straight into Hell, the Hellions MC gave me a safety I never knew existed.
Raised by Nathan “Boomer” Vaughn, I finally knew what it was to have a real family.
I found my place wearing this cut and taking this ride with him.
I am Colton “Kick” Vaughn.
I live for family, f*cking, and fun.
Diem
Life is good. Life is easy.
I am Diem Reigns.
I live a life of comfort and privilege.
When everything crashes around me, I find my only comfort with him. A biker who is reckless, careless, and everything my mother told me to stay away from suddenly becomes the only person I can trust.
She’s in danger with nowhere to turn. He’s determined to give her the ride of her life.
Broken by It – PreOrder
Brazen being It – PreOrder
Better as It – PreOrder
USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Chelsea Camaron is a small town Carolina girl with a big imagination. She’s a wife and mom, chasing her dreams. She writes contemporary romance, romantic suspense, and romance thrillers. She loves to write about blue-collar men who have real problems with a fictional twist. From mechanics, bikers, oil riggers, smokejumpers, bar owners, and beyond she loves a strong hero who works hard and plays harder.

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#review #partofaseries #standalone #shortstory Santa’s Naughty Elf by Tracy Lorraine


We all know what happens to naughty little elves…

My boss is an a**hole.

And a Scrooge.

Despite his best attempts to dampen the holiday spirit around the office, I still want him.

He takes charge in the office, and I can only imagine what he must be like in the bedroom.

As the Christmas party gets underway, I’m dying to know if Santa’s gift will come early this year.

Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/43284504-santa-s-naughty-elf

Amazon https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07LH53G84/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1

Cerys just wants to make it through this work day and company Christmas party and get home for the holidays without pissing her pain in the ass boss off . Well After he demanded she send him some files that could’ve waited till after the new year she had it after she had to cancel her plans with her friends to get ready for the work party, she was just ready to be done and get to her parents house for Christmas. When Santa comes around to give her a gift from. Secret Santa it’s actually from her boss and well things gets little  bit of a surprise.

Review by Twinsie Dee

Tracy Lorraine is a M/F and M/M contemporary romance author. Tracy has just turned thirty and lives in a cute Cotswold village in England with her husband, baby girl and lovable but slightly crazy dog. Having always been a bookaholic with her head stuck in her Kindle Tracy decided to try her hand at a story idea she dreamt up and hasn’t looked back since.

#WOTR20 #AuthorSpotlight – CJ Baty

C.J. Baty

Tell us your name and then a bit about yourself.

C.J. Baty presently I live in Southwest Ohio, but I live part time in Seveirville, TN. I published my first book in 2013. Spending time with my grown children is a passion. And I’m looking forward to the day when my husband and I can fully retire and do some traveling. I’ve always been an avid reader, when I was offered the chance to write my own stories by an Indie Publishers I was shocked and thrilled. It has been amazing ride getting my stories down on paper and out into the world. I wouldn’t want to do anything else.

When you are writing, what are some go to’s that you needs? IE Foods to eat, noise level, place to sit.

I have a mixed tape of nature sounds that I listen to most of the time when I’m writing. I love the sounds of a creek flowing or rain falling. My one go to drink is Diet Mt. Dew or coffee if I’m writing in the morning. I have several favorite spots to go to when I want to get away from my office. A local Waffle House where the girls keep my coffee cup full. A bagel/muffin place where my NANO group meets and my local library. It was recently refurbished and it’s an amazing place to work.

What are you favorite things about attending signings?

Authors! Readers! People! Books! What’s not to like? To be honest, the moments where I get to meet someone who loved something I wrote and they are as excited about it as I am. Also, fangirling over authors that I adore, that’s a definite plus as well.

What author would you love to meet (Who is your unicorn author)?

My unicorn author was Josh Lanyon! I by ‘was’ I mean I finally met her last year at the GayRomanceLit event. She and I were both signing authors. It was the most exciting moment for me. I was totally tongue tied but I’ll never forget it.

When you are writing, do you have a consistent schedule where you write every day at the same time or are you a sit and go on different days to get it done kinda person?

I’m definitely a sit and go girl. If the words aren’t flowing, I’ve been known to pack up the laptop and tell my husband ‘be back later’. He knows I’m going to find someplace to inspire me.

What is your favorite memory so far as an author?

My favorite moment so far, came at 2019 Writer’s On the River event. I finally got to meet a reader who had been following me for sometime now. We’d chatted on line and I knew I’d love her. She surprised me at the event but the sweet thing was so excited she was blushing and couldn’t speak. That touched my heart so much, but I was just excited to meet her.

Do you have a book that is your most prized possession? What is it and why is it so amazing?

I have a signed copy of Josh Lanyon’s The Dark Tide (Bk 5 in the Adrien English Series). Meeting Josh and having her sign that book was amazing highlight in my life. I cherish the book and that memory.

What are your social links?

cjbaty.blogspot.com
https://www.facebook.com/CJ-Baty-Author-344242482358480/
@cbaty on Twitter
@cjbaty on Instragram
Website coming in December

What are your buy links? (You can list individual or links to your Amazon/ibooks/Koko/etc Author Home Page.)

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Bookbub https://www.bookbub.com/search?search=Cj+Baty

#review #partofaseries #standalone #shortstory Santa’s Baby by Dee Ellis

 

Santa’s Stuffing More Than Her Stockings…

Joy has no reason to love the holidays. Being single in the city with a joke of a job gives her little to celebrate.

Until a Sexy Santa takes over at Santa’s Village where Joy takes the kids’ photos.

Nick is yummier than any Christmas cookie and naughtier than any elf on any shelf.

All Nick want’s to unwrap this Christmas is Joy because he wants her to be Santa’s Baby.

Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/43250737-santa-s-baby

Amazon https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07L8B189X/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i6

This is a ok read definitely a quick read if your are wanting something fast to read. Joy is a Christmas elf photographer at the mall for all those festivities and wonderful pictures every mother wants of their seeing Santa. Well with a pervert of boss letting her know they had yet again another Santa fill Joy didn’t expect him the new big guy to be drop dead gorgeous and it all happened as soon as St.Nick helped her zip up her elf dress.

Review by Twinsie Dee

Born and raised in the Midwest, reading and writing have always been Dee’s passion. Short stories became long stories that finally, became books. While playing grownup during the day, meaning working a job, Dee wrote her first book. When not reading or writing, which leaves less time than she’s proud of, Dee loves spending her time with her four furbabies, her husband and lots of movies nights

#WOTR20 #AuthorSpotlight – RB Hilliard

R.B. Hilliard

Tell us your name and then a bit about yourself.

My name is RB Hilliard. I published my first book in 2014 and am about to publish my 14th! I live in Charlotte, NC with my husband, two teenagers, and dog named Oscar. I like food, red wine, chocolate, music, and BOOKS!

When you are writing, what are some go to’s that you needs? IE Foods to eat, noise level, place to sit.

I have a comfy chair in my office I like to curl up in while I write. I find that I write best with little to no outside noise. I also find that I write best while caffeinated.

What are you favorite things about attending signings?

Getting to hang out with the readers as well as meeting other authors!

What author would you love to meet (Who is your unicorn author)?

I’m a HUGE paranormal fan. I would love to meet JR Ward, Patricia Briggs, DB Reynolds, Shannon Mayer, Ilona Andrews, Amanda Bouchet, and so on!

When you are writing, do you have a consistent schedule where you write every day at the same time or are you a sit and go on different days to get it done kinda person?

I write while my kids are in school – so from around 8 am – 3:15 pm are my normal hours. I also write on one of the two weekend days.

What is your favorite memory so far as an author?

The first time a reader messaged me to say how much she loved my books. (and every time since then)

Do you have a book that is your most prized possession? What is it and why is it so amazing?

My favorite books are the ones signed by my author friends. They sit on my special bookshelf in my office and I love each and every one of them.

What are your social links?

Goodreads – http://bit.ly/1zO9bmy
Amazon Author Page – http://amzn.to/1Anwjr3
Twitter – https://twitter.com/Rbhilliardb
FB – http://on.fb.me/1Anx1oi
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/rbhilliard/
BookBub – https://www.bookbub.com/authors/r-b-hilliard

What are your buy links? (You can list individual or links to your Amazon/ibooks/Koko/etc Author Home Page.)

https://www.amazon.com/R.B.-Hilliard/e/B00M1WO85S/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1

#Review #Wotr20 #AttendingAuthor #Year5Family #MMRomance #PartOfASeries

Just as Silver begins to wonder if his casual relationship with Gold might turn into more, the two men are thrown into a position that has the lovers quickly turning into enemies.
With no way to escape each other, Silver and Gold begrudgingly agree to make the best of an impossible situation.
Will Gold’s search for perfection drive them apart or can Silver show Gold that imperfection can be beautiful?
Silver & Gold is a steamy, slow burn M/M enemies-to-lovers, forced proximity romance between two slightly self-absorbed artists.
This is the second book in the Silver in the City series.


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https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/48992807-silver-gold

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Review by Tenise

I was fortunate enough to get a copy of this book from the author before it was released. This is my honest review.
4 stars!

Silver & Gold is book #2 in the Silver in the City Series. Each book is about a different couple, but I highly recommend reading them in order to have a better understanding of things. Plus, each of these couples have their own things that make them AMAZING. You don’t wanna miss a thing.

What would you do if you started feeling MORE for a casual fling? If you are thinking maybe you should take things to the next level, then an unfortunate mistake, turns you into enemies?

That is exactly what happened to Benji & Rhys and now the only place they want to take things is far, far away from each other. That is kind of hard for them to do since they really have nowhere to hide.

I love this series so much! All of the men are amazing and each of them have a special place in my heart. I’m both excited and sad to read book 3. I don’t want this series to end.

A.d. Ellis is my go to when I need an MM fix. Her books always grab me from the first paragraph and don’t let go until the last word. Silver and Gold had the same effect on me. I can’t wait to read book 3 in this series.

About A.D. Ellis

A.D. Ellis is an Indiana girl, born and raised. She spends much of her time in central Indiana as an instructional coach/teacher in the inner city of Indianapolis, being a mom to two amazing school-aged children, and wondering how she and her husband of nearly two decades haven’t driven each other insane yet. A lot of her time is also devoted to phone call avoidance and her hatred of cooking.
She loves chocolate, wine, pizza, and naps along with reading and writing romance. These loves don’t leave much time for housework, much to the chagrin of her husband. Who would pick cleaning the house over a nap or a good book? She uses any extra time to increase her fluency in sarcasm.
A.D. uses she/her or they/them pronouns.
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#WOTR #AttendingAuthor #PartofaSeries Death Do Us Part (Gods of DC 4) by Tricia Andersen


Hades and Persephone share a love that is known by millions over thousands of years. But even the greatest of love affairs can hit rocky ground. Zeus forces them apart, banishing Hades into the deepest, darkest parts of Tartarus and into the hands of Hades’s father, Cronus. If that isn’t enough, the king of the Greek gods tears Persephone away from her mother, Demeter, promising to find her a more suitable husband.

The rest of the family races to find a way to bring Hades home and reunite the lovers before a deity ends up dead. But when the mysterious tears in reality show their true purpose, will any of them survive?

Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/46761699-death-do-us-part

Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Death-Do-Part-Gods-Book-ebook/dp/B07TT41ZGQ/ref=pd_sim_351_2/137-1506939-3596048?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B07TT41ZGQ&pd_rd_r=89f2c529-6f9a-4f57-a192-d8a52cf1ab14&pd_rd_w=umKUv&pd_rd_wg=8oq8a&pf_rd_p=5abf8658-0b5f-405c-b880-a6d1b558d4ea&pf_rd_r=ARWS34EAXMNWAQR2BGST&psc=1&refRID=ARWS34EAXMNWAQR2BGST

Hades and Persephone has an never ending romance. But after their last stunt with the family her good old dad Zeus wasn’t happy with either of them so what does he do, condemned her marriage and banished Hades into Tartarus and makes Persephone come to DC with him basically holding her prisoner in his house. So the rest of the family has to band together to save Persephone and get Hades back before things get wore then they already are. Will they save everyone in time and get the love birds back into each other’s arms. This is overall a really great book can’t wait to read more. The quick wit and bantering that comes from these God and goddesses is hilarious.

Review by Twinsie Dee

Tricia Andersen lives in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with her husband, Brian and her three children – her sons, Jake and Jon, and her daughter, Alex. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts in English and from Kirkwood Community College with an Associate of Arts degree in Communications Media/Public Relations. Along with writing, Tricia enjoys coaching and competing in track and field and traveling to cheer on her children in their various activities.