Thursday, December 12, 2013

A Beautiful Wedding
Jamie McGuire

You know that Abby Abernathy unexpectedly became Mrs. Maddox. But what do you really know?
Why did Abby pop the question?
What secrets were shared before the ceremony?
Where did they spend their wedding night?
Who else knew about it . . . and didn’t tell?
Everything about Abby and Travis’s elopement was top-secret . . . until now. Fans of Beautiful Disaster and Walking Disaster will get all of their questions answered in this whirlwind tale of the wedding day (and night!)—and as with all good stories, this one will definitely have been worth the wait.

Angie’s Review

*5 Stars*
I’ve read all of the books in this series. Beautiful Disaster is one of my all time favorite reads. I have read many more times than once. Walking Disaster was wonderful, too and I have read it more than once as well. You see I am a serial re-reader if I truly love the book. When I learned Jamie was writing another story about Travis and Abby, I had to have it.
We start off on the night of the fire, in Keaton Hall. Abby and Travis have made it home, but are both very shaken up over the night’s events. Travis is dealing with the guilt he feels. He’s convinced himself that he is somehow responsible for the tragedy. Abby is panicking internally, contemplating whether or not Travis will be sought out by the police. She’s convinced he will be held somehow responsible for the fire, and be taken away from her. Abby then hatches a plan, unknown to Travis her true motivation. Abby proposes to Travis.
This is going to work. We would get married, Travis would have an alibi, and everything would be okay. Oh, hell. Damn. Shit. Fuck. I was getting married.” -Abby
Now we all know how the story plays out once they return from Vegas. However what happens in Vegas had stayed in Vegas until Jamie finally gave us the full story.

I love Abby and Travis. Pidge and Trav will always be one of my all time favorite book couples. The author gives us a couple who are far from perfect. They are both flawed. Through all of the obstacles thrown their way, they remain united.
It’s official. Bimbos, fights, leaving, Parker, Vegas...even fires. Our relationship can withstand anything.”    -Travis
"I looked at him, resolute. He was mine, and I was his. If I knew anything at all, it was that only those two things mattered.” -Abby
The dual perspectives here are brilliant. We as readers get to live inside both Abby’s and Travis’s head while they prepare for their wedding. I hate that Abby doubts herself constantly. I adore Travis’s unwavering devotion to Abby. However it takes a bit of the anxiety out of the story for the reader when you know that your MC’s are getting their happily ever after.
“Travis leaned in, squeezed my hand and whispered, “Happy Anniversary Pidge.” I looked into his eyes, as full of love and hope as they were the year before. “One down, forever to go,” I whispered.”
I loved this novella. I loved having another chance to read  Abby and Travis. I would be over the moon, if Jamie decided to give us another Abby and Travis story. I personally want an installment about their lives after the left college and Abby’s pregnancy. Maybe if we make enough noise, all together, we can convince Jamie we need more Trav and Pidge. Add A Beautiful Wedding to your libraries it a must have for true fans of this series.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

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More Than This ~ Jay McLean


In one night my fairytale ended. Or it may have begun. This is my story of friendship and love, heartbreak and desire, and the strength to show weakness.

One night I met a girl. A sad and broken girl, but one more beautiful than any other. She laughed through her sadness, while I loved through her heartbreak.

*This is our story of a maybe ever after.*

He was right. It made no difference whether it was 6 months or 6 years.
I couldn’t undo what had been done. I couldn’t change the future.
I couldn’t even predict it.
It was one night.
One night when everything changed.
It was so much more than just the betrayal.
It was the Tragedy.
The Deaths.
The Murders.
But it was also that feeling.
The feeling of falling.

~Angie's Review~

5++ Emotional Stars!

This book starts out very much like many others, however it changes into something of it's very own pretty quick. It smacks you right upside your head. I never saw it coming. Senior Prom is where we start. Mikayla, Megan (Mikayla's best friend), and James (Mikayla's Boyfriend) are all out for dinner before the main event. When a unimaginable betrayal is revealed, the evening does not go as planned, understatement of the year here.

Mikayla ends up in a life changing situation that evening. Relationships are formed, broken, and lost. More Than This proves, that true friends are sometimes found in the most unlikely of places. There is still sometimes kindness among strangers.

This book made me run every range of emotion. It will give you all the feels. Parts of this story will literally rip your heart out. Others will make you laugh out loud. Sigh and swoon over the compelling romance unfolding before you. You will cry at least once during your read of More Than This, you have been warned.

Mikayla, Jake, Megan, James, Lucy, Cam, Logan, Heidi, Dylan, are all pretty colorful characters to say the least. The characters are amazingly well written, even if you want to cause bodily harm to some of them, more then once. They are all quirky, and unique in their own ways. Lucy pretty much cracked me up the whole way through, especially when she had too much to drink. That girl has the mouth of a drunken sailor, and she's a book junkie. I loved this. Mikayla and Lucy bond over their love of the same book, in a matter of minutes. Book Buddies Unite!

Jake has got to be one of the most unforgettable book boyfriends ever written. He's kinda a big deal... The compassion, sincerity, unwavering support, understanding,  and sheer adoration he shows Mikayla is what every girl on this planet wishes and prays for. In the times when she needs someone the most, he is always there.

"I'm not blind to the confused stares we're getting from the grownups, I just don't care. If she needs me, I'll be there." ~ Jake

The undeniable chemistry between Jake and Mikayla is evident from the moment they meet. Watching their story unfold was profoundly moving,  with the extreme circumstances that it is born from, it was so much more emotional to read. 

"She's just, more than anyone else. We haven't slept together, we haven't even kissed, and she's just...more." ~Jake

"And I so much more than a lot love him, too" -Mikayla

More Than This has so many incredible passages. I may have over 100 highlighters on this book. I could go on for days about how fantabulous this book is. I adored More Than This, so much more than a lot, and I immediately downloaded the next, More Than Her. Jay McLean has a few new Fan Girl's after this. These books are not to be missed. Trust Me.

"He is absolutely everything the books tell you that boys should be. And if you were still here today, I would tell you, that in your future, do not settle for anything less than the Jake Andrews of the world. Because they exist, and not just in fairytales." ~ Mikayla

~Kristine's Review~

I  give this book more than 5 stars!!

Holy cow, where is the warning label? 
It should say, "Caution - May cause excessive reading, trouble sleeping, stomach flutters, and a major book hangover!" 
I had all of these and more! There is one thing that I  love when reading a great book - the emotions that I feel. Jay McLean's writing in this book makes all of that emotion spill out.The character development is perfect. I was able to get to know the main characters and love them like they were my friends! I also love the changing point of view in each chapter! I love getting into their minds and feeling what each character feels.

I enjoyed More Than This right from the beginning. The story opens with Mikayla getting ready for her prom.  This girl had it all, wonderful parents, a loving little sister, a great best friend, and loving boyfriend.  But as we learn, it all turns to dirt real soon.  Best friends and boyfriends are not always what they appear to be. Then Mikayla finds herself crying on the floor in front of a bathroom door.  Little does Mikayla realize, Jake Andrews, (he's kind of a big deal)was watching the whole time.  Jake becomes Mikayla's knight in shining armor. He invites her to join him and his friends at his prom! He is hot as hell and, did I mention, he has a super sexy accent?
I'm yelling, YES! Wait you don't even know him!

"I need to do something. I need to comfort her, to make sure she's going to be okay." ~Jake


Jake has some great friends. My favorites, Cam and Lucy.  Lucy is a bookworm who has an e-reader in hand at all times, loaded with steamy romance novels. I want her to be my book best friend! Cam her boyfriend, jokes about how he loves her reading these books because he gets some. Jake's friends are wonderful at welcoming Mikayla into their group.    

You would think that the episode at the restaurant would be enough, "nope", and I make the "p" with a pop. (The characters in the book make the 'p' with a pop a lot.) The end of the night ends in a tragic event that no one should ever go through.  I'm going to stop here because of spoilery. 

After this tragic event, Mikayla goes through many changes.There is something about Jake that she needs, he's her safe place. Jake changes that night, as well. There are these feelings that he has for Mikayla, that he has never had for anyone.  He needs to protect her. This is where all the feelings I mentioned before begin to emerge. Jake's sexy Aussie accent gave me goose bumps everywhere.  The sexual attraction is insane, many times my face was on fire, as well as other areas too!!   This story doesn't end in a cliff hanger, another thing I love. I am totally Fan Girling this book and I guarantee you will be too! Thank you Jay McLean for such a memorable read! 

P.S - The second book in this series is out!  It's
called More Than Her. 

"If I compare my feelings for Jake to anyone else, then I know. I know I've never loved anyone before. Not even a little bit.
Not even all."~Mikayla

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Monday, December 09, 2013

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Beauty From Love (Beauty, #3)
By Bestselling Author Georgia Cates

Expected release January 28, 2014
An Adult Contemporary Romance
The epic romance between an all-American beauty and her Aussie continues in this final installment of The Beauty Series.
Jack McLachlan is fulfilled by more than he dared to dream possible. He finds everything he never knew he wanted—or needed—in Laurelyn Prescott, his last and final companion. Life is beautiful with his beloved by his side but their post-wedded bliss is cut short when his dark past springs into their present happiness. He wants to shelter Laurelyn but keeping her untainted by his previous life proves impossible when  yesterday’s sins insist on returning to haunt him. Will it be possible for them to find happiness in their forever with a past like his?
Beauty From Love is an adult contemporary novel and is not intended for younger readers due to mature content.

 About the Author
Georgia resides in rural Mississippi with her wonderful husband, Jeff, and their two beautiful daughters. She spent fourteen years as a labor and delivery nurse before she decided to pursue her dream of becoming an author and hasn’t looked back yet.
When she’s not writing, she’s thinking about writing. When she’s being domestic, she’s listening to her iPod and visualizing scenes for her current work in progress. Every story coming from her always has a song to inspire it.

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Forever with You - Laurelin Paige

Coming January 13, 2014


Alayna Withers' relationship with Hudson Pierce has tested both her and his ability to trust. They decide that the only way they can move forward together is with open doors and transparency. It won’t be easy for the scarred lovers, but they’re committed to each other more now than ever. Alayna, in particular, has grown through their trials, and has emerged more confident and faithful to the man she loves.
 But while the pair is focused on the future, their past shows up again to threaten their fragile bond. Promises that were made are broken, and Alayna learns that Hudson still has very potent secrets—secrets that will tear them both apart. As much as she feels for him, her ability to forgive and forget is tested beyond her limits.
 Even though she found the only man who could fix her, a forever with Hudson seems more and more out of reach.


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About the Author

 USA Today Bestselling Author Laurelin Paige is a sucker for a good romance and gets giddy anytime there’s kissing, much to the embarrassment of her three daughters. Her husband doesn’t seem to complain, however. When she isn’t reading or writing sexy stories, she’s probably singing, watching Mad Men and the Walking Dead, or dreaming of Adam Levine. She is represented by the wonderful Bob Diforio of D4EO Literary Agency.

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