Posts Tagged: contemporary

COVER REVEAL: Taming Cross by Ella James

COVER REVEAL: Taming Cross by Ella James

TAMING CROSS BY ELLA JAMES NA CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE Release Date:  Tuesday, August 20, 2013  ADD TO GOODREADS ABOUT THE BOOK For twenty-three years, Cross Carlson was a playboy. You know the type. Tall, dark, and wealthy. Blue-eyed. Charming. He seemed to have it all so easy. But Cross was harboring a terrible secret – one that helped ruin the life of an innocent girl and almost ended his own. Finally out of the hospital, Cross is flailing, scarred in both body and mind and stifled by the weight of the secret he still keeps. The only way to absolution lies in a Mexican convent, and going there could cost him everything. If there’s anyone who knows what it’s like to screw up big time, it’s Meredith Kinsey. Just a few years ago, Merri was an ordinary girl with a job at her college newspaper and white picket fence kind of… Read more »

July 15, 2013 Uncategorized 4

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COVER REVEAL: It Was Me by Anna Cruise

COVER REVEAL: It Was Me by Anna Cruise

It Was Me Anna Cruise It Was MeAnna Cruise Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance Note: This book is recommended for ages 17+ due to sexual content and language.Cover Designer: MaeIDesignFormat: Available in Print and EbookRelease Date: July 30, 2013 All West Montgomery wanted was a vacation. A week-long stay in Tucson with Abby and her parents, a chance to get away for the week, the opportunity to get to know her family a little better and maybe carve out a little alone time with his girlfriend. What he doesn’t count on is finding a way to resume his baseball career. Encouraged by Abby and her father to attend a MLB open tryout, West discovers that he can still play ball—well—and he suddenly becomes the hottest commodity on the field. Overwhelmed with offers and possibilities, West knows that whatever choice he makes will affect more than his baseball career. It will affect his… Read more »

July 12, 2013 Uncategorized 0

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REVIEW and GIVEAWAY: The Disappearing Girl by Heather Topham Wood

REVIEW and GIVEAWAY: The Disappearing Girl by Heather Topham Wood

The Disappearing GirlHeather Topham WoodNew Adult Contemporary Romance ABOUT THE BOOK Kayla Marlowe is slowly vanishing… Last year, Kayla’s world imploded. Her beloved father died, leaving her alone with a narcissistic mother who is quick to criticize her daughter’s appearance. During her winter break from college, Kayla’s dangerous obsession with losing weight begins.Kayla feels like her world changes for the better overnight. Being skinny seems to be the key to the happiness she has desperately been seeking. Her mother and friends shower her with compliments, telling her how fantastic she looks. Kayla is starving, but no one knows it. Cameron Bennett explodes into Kayla’s life. He’s sexy and kind—he has every quality she has been looking for in a guy. As Cameron grows closer to Kayla and learns of how far she’s willing to go to stay thin, he becomes desperate to save her.Kayla’s struggles with anorexia and bulimia reach… Read more »

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NEW RELEASE: Say When by Tara West

NEW RELEASE: Say When by Tara West

Say When, a Something More Novel  by Tara West  NA CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE   ABOUT THE BOOK He told me to say when, but I can’t. Not with Andrés. It’s so hard to say anything when he’s trailing feather soft kisses down my neck, or when his touch sends hot currents of lust rippling across my skin.   Then there’s the way he smiles and offers soft words of encouragement when I’m creating art, almost like he believes I have talent.  He’s not like any guy I’ve ever met. Not like my ex-fiancé. Not like my father. He’s got me thinking that maybe we can have something more. More than just lust, degradation, and abuse.  And now I’m scared, because that means I’ll have to trust him with more than just my body, but with my heart, too.  ***RECOMMENDED FOR READERS 17+ DUE TO SEXUALITY AND MATURE LANGUAGE.*** EXCERPT I don’t know… Read more »

July 11, 2013 Uncategorized 1

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LOSING FRANCESCA TOUR KICK-OFF and WINNERS

LOSING FRANCESCA TOUR KICK-OFF and WINNERS

LOSING FRANCESCA by J.A. HUSS YA/NA Contemporary RomanceWINNERSTragic Tour Giveaway Winner: Amy Pollard Woolard Friday Night Freebie Winner: Tess Halim DESCRIPTION WARNING: This book contains no smut. It’s not smexy or hot. It’s sweet and filled with a longing so deep, your heart will ache and maybe even break.  This book is about bare feet on the beach, the sound of crashing waves, first kisses, losing your faith and then, against all odds, finding it again.  This book is about bad things that change people’s lives, a father’s love for his daughter, a brother’s love for his sister, a bad boy who finally figures out why he’s so broken, and a girl who grows up. Francesca Sabatini came to America to take in the sights, celebrate her high school graduation, and have fun wasting time before college starts in the fall. That’s not what happens. Fresh off the plane and… Read more »

July 8, 2013 Uncategorized 6

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REVIEW: Freshman Forty by Christine Duval

REVIEW: Freshman Forty by Christine Duval

Freshman Forty  by Christine Duval Publication date: February 21st 2013Genre: New Adult Contemporary DESCRIPTION When eighteen-year-old Laurel Harris discovers she’s pregnant four weeks into the start of her freshman year at prestigious Colman College, she has all intentions of telling her father. But being away at school makes it too easy to hide. And while she can’t explain to her friends, or to herself even, the reasons why she doesn’t want the baby’s father to find out about the pregnancy, the rest of her world begins to unravel. Freshman year is hard enough. Most girls get through by forming close friendships, finding new boys and a phone call from mom or dad on Sunday. Laurel has to navigate all of it while hiding an unplanned pregnancy from a summer fling… An imperfect heroine plagued by bad choices and haunted by the memory of her deceased mother and grandparents, readers are sure to identify with Laurel as she navigates teen pregnancy, in secret, in a remote college setting REVIEWFreshman Forty was a nice surprise… Read more »

July 6, 2013 Uncategorized 3

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MASSIVE GIVEAWAY and EXCERPT: Dance For Me by Helena Newbury

MASSIVE GIVEAWAY and EXCERPT: Dance For Me by Helena Newbury

Insatiable Reads Book Tour Info Dance For Me (Fenbrook Academy #1)   by Helena Newbury  NA CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE  Helena Newbury is offering an EXCLUSIVE $50 giveaway ONLY for New Adult Addiction readers!  Your chances of winning just got easier people!  Enter below!   ABOUT THE BOOK Natasha is one of the most promising ballet dancers at the prestigious Fenbrook Academy of Performing Arts and she’s just landed a life-changing audition. But no one knows the guilt she carries…or the damage it makes her inflict on herself when she’s alone. Darrell is a multi-millionaire designer at 25. But past traumas have pushed him into isolation and the intense pressure of his work has brought him to the edge of burnout. Seeking inspiration, he sees Natasha dance and hires her as his muse. As she dances for him, the two become entwined in a passionate but troubled relationship. He starts to see… Read more »

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RELEASE DAY GIVEAWAY: Losing Francesca By JA Huss

RELEASE DAY GIVEAWAY: Losing Francesca By JA Huss

Losing Francesca  By J. A. Huss Expected Publication: July 1, 2013Genre: Mature Young Adult Contemporary Romance Francesca Sabatini came to America to take in the sights, celebrate her high school graduation, and have fun wasting time before college starts in the fall. That’s not what happens. Fresh off the plane and barely on American soil more than a handful of minutes, Francesca’s face is recognized by TSA scanners to be a match for a child who was kidnapped twelve years ago. Brody Mason remembers the day Fiona Sullivan went missing during a family vacation in Italy and it’s haunted him his whole life. So when Francesca shows up at the Sullivan farm down the road, he’s compelled to figure out if this girl really is his long lost friend. But Francesca knows she’s not Fiona Sullivan. She knows exactly who she is. At least she thinks she knows – until… Read more »

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EXCERPT and GIVEAWAY: We Are Made of Stardust by Mimi Strong

EXCERPT and GIVEAWAY: We Are Made of Stardust by Mimi Strong

WE ARE MADE OF STARDUST USA Today Bestseller AuthorMimi Strong (Mimi makes me blush!) Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance DESCRIPTION Peaches Monroe, age 22, is the sassy, plus-sized manager of a bookstore in the small town of Beaverdale, Washington. One Saturday afternoon, she’s balancing precariously on a chair, in a bridesmaid dress, when a handsome dark-haired man comes running into the bookstore. He knocks Peaches over, she lands in his muscular arms. They lock gazes, and … She recognizes him. As the sexy vampire heartthrob she watches on TV every week. Peaches and Dalton Deangelo are completely wrong for each other. He’s only in town temporarily, working on an indie movie. She should stay away. He should stay away, too. But they’re drawn to each other. Dalton claims it’s because they’re made from the same stardust. EXCERPT Dalton’s hand landed on my knee. Hand-on-knee alert! The hand lingered on my knee, sending delicious heat into my body, including… Read more »

June 28, 2013 Uncategorized 1

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