Added-To-Shelf #3

Added-To-Shelf #3

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The Heist
Iced by Karen
 Marie Moning
Because of You by
 Connie Lafortune
The Consequences by
Collette Freedman

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A Prize Beyond Jewels
An Exquisite Challenge
Never Say No to a Caffarelli
The Sheikhs' Last Seduction
What a Sicilian Husband Wants

So what book (s) did you added to your shelf lately?  I can't wait to read these books.  I hope they are pretty decent especially the harlequins books that I bought.  I love romance book so have a recommendation for me?....drop a comment below.  Thanks for stopping by. :)

Transcendent by Olivia Hardin Release Day

release day pbt banner"Olivia Hardin takes a character we hated in a previous book and somehow makes him a hero we love. That's no small feat. Transcendent captures perfectly the tension and temptation of falling in love in the midst of turmoil and intrigue. . .it's a story that will linger in your heart."

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"Olivia Hardin weaves a wonderfully emotional story of love, redemption, and political intrigue in Transcendent. Be prepared to transcend your own expectations."

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To the Women on the Hill McKenna is a spy who sails the nightwind to keep close tabs on her people. In truth, McKenna is a double operative, an integral part of an underground rebellion. The Women are secretly bleeding the fae of their powers then banishing them to the Island Anethemusa; but the Dissenters, rebels who suffer under the crushing power of the Women, mean to put an end to their reign.

When McKenna happens upon a talking weasel, she knows she’s found the perfect envoy for her covert mission. Robin Weir’s punishment for a life of betrayal is to be stripped of his magic and exiled as an animal in a foreign realm. He’s used to dirty jobs and subterfuge so becoming McKenna’s errand boy should be a simple task.

But things heats up when Robin finds he has the power to shift into a man again. For McKenna the pet she’s invited into her home now wants nothing less than to possess her heart, body and soul. With the uprising at the ready, lives could be lost if McKenna can’t balance her separate identities of spy, rebel and lover.

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Review: The Dimitrakos Proposition by Lynne Graham

The Dimitrakos Proposition by Lynne Graham


Won a copy from Goodreads...

A man she can't say "no" to 

Sharp-tongued, independent firestorm Tabby Glover will do anything to get Greek billionaire Acheron Dimitrakos to support her adoption claim over his cousin's small child. The last thing she expects is his outrageous marriage proposal! 

She has no choice but to say yes, even if the arrogant tycoon can't stop looking down his nose at her for one minute! Tabby can see that there is more to this proposition and this devastatingly handsome man than meets the eye. But as the thin veil between truth and lies is lifted, will this marriage become more than in name only?



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I have a lot of respect for Tabby because she is willing to take care of a kid who is not even her own.  The child have no blood relation to her yet she is willing to do anything to get custody of Amber even if that means she have to marry a stranger.  

Amber is the child of her best friend who die not long after giving birth.  Amber's father also die unexpectedly so Tabby is the only person left to care for Amber.  In order for Tabby to get custody of Amber, she have to prove that she is capable of doing so which unfortunately she can't.  After losing her business, she does not have anything else to support herself.  So she turns to Acheron Dimitrakos for help.  

Acheron Dimitrakos is a billionare who doesn't care about anything besides his business.  When Tabby asks for help he refuses her at first then decides to help her because he will also benefits from the fake marriage.  It's a win-win situation for both.

In the beginning, Acheron is awful towards Tabby but I like Tabby's attitude towards him.  She does not give in to him easily and I love how she stood up to him and put him in his place.  There are many times where he tempted her to give him what he wants but every time, Tabby resists.  I love that about her.  She only want to sleep with the man she loves.  

Both Acheron (Ash)  and Tabby have a rough childhood.  Ash have a hard time trusting people and I guess his dark past contributes to that a little.  Towards the end, I come to like Ash.  He becomes someone who cherishes his family and open up his heart to others.

I really enjoy reading this book.  I love anything with romance in it.  It's awesome to see Ash changed bit by bit for Tabby.  When it ended, I wish for more.  In the near future, I might go check out other books by this author.  If you haven't read this book, check it out.  It's very heartwarming.  :)

Chemical Reaction Tour by Christina Thompson

Chemical Reaction by Christina Thompson

(Second in series)

FBI Agent Joe Roberts and his fiancée, Dr. Madeline Pierce, must track down a rage-producing nano-drug before it devastates the nation.

Staying in Detroit with the FBI, Madeline works to develop an antidote from the confiscated journals. She clashes with the women from Joe’s past. In West Michigan, Joe hunts for the bio-weapon. With a history as a player, he’s worried his relationship with Madeline is at risk. Working apart, they attempt to focus on the threat.

Before Joe returns, agents are killed, Madeline is abducted, and the deadly nano-drug is put on the market. Without the journals, the mastermind needs Madeline to reproduce the drug. While she plays a dangerous game of deceit, Joe struggles to put his fears of losing her aside to find the weapon first. Her life, their future, and the nation’s security are in jeopardy. Joe must now choose between his personal desire and his professional integrity. Can he live with the consequences?


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FBI Agent Joe Roberts wants that instant chemistry with a woman like the ones his sisters have with their husbands. After years of searching, he finds it with Dr. Madeline Pierce. The problem—she’s his contact on a dangerous case.

When Madeline discovers an extensive operation of meth production and distribution within her medical research facility, Joe goes undercover as her boyfriend to determine the degree of company involvement. They determine the meth is financing a volatile nano-drug.

The small West Michigan farming town is in turmoil over horrific animal attacks. Someone is experimenting outside the laboratory. Are human test subjects next? With the help of Joe’s sister, Eva, who works at the local clinic, and her law enforcement husband, Matt, Joe and Madeline hunt for this new bio-weapon. Will Joe and Madeline give in to temptation? She thinks he’s playing her like the men from her past. He needs to convince her otherwise.

Chemical Attraction explores sinister scientific research and the intense chemistry of love and lust.


About the Author:

Christina Thompson, a retired acupuncturist, enjoys writing about the physical science, the emotional workings of our mind and heart, and the spiritual energy that taps into our passions.

Her degree in biology from Nazareth College in Kalamazoo gave her a love of science and a background into the physical realm of the body. Her diploma in Traditional Chinese acupuncture from Midwest College of Oriental Medicine taught her that the mind and spirit affect the body in powerful ways.

She teaches at the Reflexions Plus Holistic Center on many topics including massage therapy, acupuncture, Feng Shui as well as other modalities of Chinese medicine. She currently resides with her husband, Kraig, in West Michigan.

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Prejudice Meets Pride by Rachael Anderson Giveaway

Prejudice Meets Pride

Prejudice Meets Pride by Rachael Anderson

After years of pinching pennies and struggling to get through art school, Emma Makie’s hard work finally pays off with the offer of a dream job. But when tragedy strikes, she has no choice but to make a cross-country move to Colorado Springs to take temporary custody of her two nieces. She has no money, no job prospects, and no idea how to be a mother to two little girls, but she isn’t about to let that stop her. Nor is she about to accept the help of Kevin Grantham, her handsome new neighbor, who seems to think she’s incapable of doing anything on her own. 

Fun, compelling, and romantic, Prejudice Meets Pride is the story of a guy who thinks he has it all figured out and a girl who isn't afraid to show him that he doesn't. It’s about learning what it means to trust, figuring out how to give and to take, and realizing that not everyone gets to pick the person they fall in love with. Sometimes, love picks them.


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USA Today bestselling author Rachael Anderson is the mother of four and is pretty good at breaking up fights, or at least sending guilty parties to their rooms. She can't sing, doesn't dance, and despises tragedies. But she recently figured out how yeast works and can now make homemade bread, which she is really good at eating.

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Blogtour+Giveaway: Model Position by Kitsy Clare

Model Position by Kitsy Clare

                                                           Book title: Model Position
Author: Kitsy Clare
Genre: new adult contemporary romance novella
Release date: February 20, 2014
Publisher: Inkspell



In Manhattan’s glitzy gallery scene love and art are perilous games.
Will Sienna dare to play?

All too soon, artist Sienna Karr will graduate art school and be flung out into Manhattan’s glamorous but cutthroat gallery scene. Luckily, she’s just met Dave Hightower, heir to the hippest gallery ever. He’s asked her on a date, and offered to introduce her to the gallery owner, his intimidating aunt Lydia. Sienna’s excited! Now she’ll be able to climb the ranks and make those all-important art connections.

Trouble is, she’s falling hard for the sexy live drawing model, Erik, whose sizzling green eyes seem to pierce right into her soul. Dare she risk losing those potential art contacts for love? Erik insists that Sienna is a real talent and her painting stands out above all the others. But she worries that he whispers this come-on line to every pretty art student who flocks around him during breaks. And her friends worry, is Erik up to her pay grade? What kind of guy chooses modeling for a living? Who is he, really? Her choice may be her ruin—or not—but she must decide fast. Everything in Sienna’s super-organized life is turning to terrifying yet sweet chaos.


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Blurbs in praise of the book:

"Kitsy Clare paints a provocative picture with words - a sexy montage of art, beauty, lust and love as colorful as any artist’s canvas."  -Share my Destiny, romance book blogger

"A captivating and sensual work of art!" -Jaycee DeLorenzo, author of The Truths About Dating and Mating

“Model Position is sexy, suspenseful and oh, so hard to put down. Kitsy Clare mixes a skillful, fast-moving story as Sienna, a talented but uptight art student takes on the trendy New York art scene.  She’s caught between the pull of ambition and the possibility of steamy, but true-blue love in the form of Erik, a delicious male model with no connections.  Or is he true?  And is Erik really all he seems to be?”
-Helen Mallon, author of Indecent Exposure & other short stories;
Book Reviewer, Philadelphia Inquirer



Erik is like an early birthday present, wrapped in that loose silk bathrobe. When he leans over me to check out the progress of my painting, my senses infuse with his clean-scented warmth. He must’ve taken a shower just before he came to work, because the tips of his hair are still damp. It brings an instant fantasy to mind of us in his shower, lathering each other in sensitive areas. “Madame Muse, you’re more mysterious than the Mona Lisa,” he whispers in my ear. His breath sends chills through me.
I lightly touch his hand, resting on his knee. “Monsieur Muse, you are sexier than the Greek god statuary in the Met,” I parry back. It’s all I can do not to kiss him. The taste of his mouth would fill me with an aching desire, make me want to go back for seconds and thirds. I sense he feels the same thing, because the sexual tension between us is thick, yummy, edible. But it wouldn’t be proper here in the studio. After all, this is Erik’s “office”.
As he bounds onto the stage, I see Dave glance my way and then quickly turn to his easel. Taffy and a few of the other girls are gazing longingly at Erik. The gleam of lust in their eyes is crystal clear, because it mirrors my own! I’ll need to keep a hawk-eye on the situation.
Erik adjusts himself on the leopard rug and stretches out his legs, inspiring his pecs to ripple in all the right places. I can’t help it; my gaze lands on the loincloth and the satisfying bulge. It’s a heavenly indulgence to stare at Erik in order to catch all of the light and shadows. I apply a mixture of brown ochre and midnight blue to the darkest areas. For his tight abs under his pecs I blend flesh, rose madder, brown ochre, and a dash of linseed and paint these parts in. After about twenty minutes of this, I’m getting turned on for real from stroking on the creamy paint and layering the second denser areas of muscle. It’s as if every stroke of paint on canvas is really a stroke on his warm flesh.





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The only reason I'm giving this books a four hearts is because it's too short.  I wanted to read more.  When I first look at how many pages it has, I was kinda of disappointed because I know this book is going to be good.  I've read pretty amazing reviews on this so when it's ended, I was sad.  But anyway overall this was a really good book and you will not regret reading it.  And the ending is just amazing.  

The Characters

Sienna: She is very determine and sure of what she wants.  But I don't really like how she's planning to achieve to get herself a solo show.  She doesn't really like Dave but nevertheless she decides to date him so she can get what she wants.  She's basically using him.  But besides that, she's pretty cool.  I love her passion that she has for art.

Dave: He's not really into art but any how he can get his own show because of his aunt (connections).  

Erik: He's a model as well as an artist.  He paints beautiful pictures and loves art a lot.  He can be so freaking romantic and I think that Sienna makes a fabulous job by choosing him.  They suit each other for they both are passionate about art.  

The Story

Brilliant.  Awesome.  Sad that it ended too soon.  I am so looking forward to reading this author's other works.  Check Model Position out if you haven't.  It's short and wonderful story.  You'll enjoy it! :)


Author Bio: 

When Kitsy Clare isn’t creating romances on her Mac Air, she teaches writing workshops. She also loves to draw, travel, read spicy romance, sci-fi and all kinds of thrillers. She divides her time between New York City and her Catskills studio, where she enjoys the sounds of birds, bullfrogs and the random coyote. 

She also writes young adult fiction as Catherine Stine. Her YA futuristic thriller, Fireseed One won finalist spots in both YA and Science Fiction in the 2013 USA Book News International Book Awards, and was an Indie Reader Approved notable book. Her YA Refugees, earned a New York Public Library Best Book. Ruby’s Fire, the new companion novel to Fireseed One, is receiving high praise from reviewers. She’s a member of RWA, SCBWI and SFWA. She loves her readers and enjoys hearing from them.


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              2 Art of Love wristlet bags (US & Canada)
One Kindle with built in Wi-Fi plus 5W USB Charger (US/Can)
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              1 ebook of Model Position (INT)