After dark is the best time to read. Once everything settles down for the night and the house falls quiet, that's when you can lose yourself in a good book. This book blog is dedicated our exploration and obsession for great stories, mostly stories about the messy nuances of the human condition.
What kind of book are you in the mood for?
When life finally settles down and you finally have time to your self all you want to do is curl up with a good book and start reading after dark. We know that you can find a mediocre book all by yourself. We want to help you find the five star read that fits your mood. Comping Soon...book recommendations that fit your mood and hit the spot.
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Read a review of In Sir's Arms by Red Phoenix.
Anyone who has completed the first 14 books of this series and who is eager to read about BDSM and action.
Sir Davis is healing from his wounds after the plane crash and is determined more than ever to eliminate the threat to Brie and their daughter. But when Brie doesn't let him, or his team, take life into their own hands, they must get creative. Thankfully Rytsar is always close by, finding a temporary solution, we wait to see what becomes of this evil.
Read a review of Brie's Submission by Red Phoenix.
You should read this book if you have already started the series of Brie's Submission and are interested in the BDSM theme.
Rytsar has found himself in a cold dark dungeon that he is not the master of. Starving, broken and near death an unlikely furry friend finds him and helps him hold on a little longer, until someone of the human persuasion can come set them both free.
Now healing back on the state's with Thane and Brie, Rytsar is determined to prove his honor, worth and loyalty.
Read our review of Bodyguard by CD Reiss.
This book is an amazing story, and anyone that loves romance will love this book!
When the order of protection expires on Emily’s stalker ex-boyfriend, Darlene gets very protective. She assigns the best of her security team to look out for her best friend. Can Carter keep his attention on his job when Emily catches his eye in this forbidden love story?
Read an excerpt from Free Rdige by MN Forgy.
M.N. Forgy brings us a unique romance featuring a Motorcycle Club princess with a Split Personality Disorder and...
one man's unconditional devotion to her..
Read a review of Free Ride by MN Forgy.
If you like things a little dark and a little twisted, you should totally read this book. With more personalities there is more emotion, and more hot and steamy sex.
Harley wants to be a part of the Shadow Keepers Motorcycle Club, like an actual member. But, it’s against the rules. So, she devises a plan and sets out to prove herself. One thing she forgets in her plan is her medication. The craziness is elevated when her alternate personality Farrah comes to light. Farrah is Harley’s opposite in every way. She even craves a kind of attention that is against Harley’s wishes. Can Benji save Harley and Farrah before she does something that can’t be undone in this psychological romantic suspense?
Check out the cover for Undefeated by Stuart Reardon and Jane Harvey-Berrick.
Nick Renshaw is the golden boy of British rugby. When a serious injury threatens his career, he starts to spiral downwards, a broken man.
Feeling abandoned and betrayed by those closest to him, he fights to restart his life. Maybe there’s someone out there who can help him. Maybe he can find his way back toward the light. Maybe … not.
Dr. Anna Scott might be the one person who can help Nick, but she has her own secrets. And when Nick’s past comes back to haunt them both, the enigmatic doctor is more vulnerable than she seems.
Broken and betrayed, the struggle to survive seems intolerable. Who will give in, and who will rise, undefeated?
Read a review of Shacking Up by Helena Hunting.
If you’re looking for a fun and loveable story with steamy sex scenes, you should read this book.
Baincroft and Ruby have mutual acquaintances. His cousin is marrying her best friend. So it’s only natural that they meet at the engagement party. What’s unusual is how they meet, lips first. When a case of cold medicine mixed with Scotch leave Bane not in his right mind, he mistakes Ruby for his overly forward date in a semi private hallway. This sets up a course of events that turns these strangers to friends in this funny and sexy accidental love story.
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Read our reviews of Damaged by Willow Winters.
This book is for those of us that love a good story and don’t mind a little heartache in our romance.
Katherine and Evan were instantly attracted to one another. Their courtship was unconventional and they grew closer by leaning on each other during hard times. After five years of marriage they’ve started to grow apart. How do you know when it’s time to fight and when enough is enough and it’s time to let go?
Read a review from The Outliers by TM Frazier.
If you are interested in stories that are a little gritty, dark and twisty, but aren’t sure, this is a great book to start with. It’s got just a touch of angst, and a douch of grime, but it’s so worth it.
Sawyer Dixon was running from a life of oppression disguised as religion. She found the strength to leave after her mother passed away, and she no longer had a reason to stay. In her quest to escape she ran right into the arms of Finn Hollis. Finn wanted nothing more than to be left alone in the swamp to grieve his own loss. Now that they’ve found each other Sawyer and Finn and heal each other. But things are never as calm as they seem in the swamp and everyone has to beware of what’s just around the bend.
October was an extremely full month of books! Wouldn't have it any other way!
Jana and Steph are two awesome bloggers that start a super fun tradition of Show Us Your Books. The goal is to encourage more reading and talk about books. So, hop on over to their sites and check out the books they read last month.
Thanks ladies for making the world a little more bookish.
Read a review of Tate by Ella Frank.
This series is for anyone interested in LGBTQ reads and loves a good, pure love story.
When Logan walks into Tate’s bar everything changes from one-night stands, to sharing a night stand. Logan finds a new side of himself, a soft and caring side, one that will do anything for Tate. Tate’s set big goals and is man enough to left his man support him. Together they make an unstoppable force, bound together by their love, they face everything that comes their way in this heart ache inducing M/M romance series.
Read a review from The Other Brother by Meghan Quinn.
This is an amazing story about pulling yourself up and overcoming and second changes. This is a book that everyone should read.
When Amelia moves back home she quickly realizes her neighbor is none other than her highschool sweetheart. The one she loved fiercely and dropped her quickly and without reason. For Aaron, Amelia will always be the one he let get away. Now she’s back but any chance of reconciliation is thwarted by the fact that she’s dating his brother. Can these two former lovers be amicable neighbors, or is there too much history in the way for this second chance romance?
Read an excerpt from A Steel Heart by Amie Knight.
A deafening blast. Pain. Silence.
That was all it took for an IED to end my life as I knew it. The man I was shattered in a hard wave of sound and debris that rained down on me like death itself.
And six months later, after waking up to an inescapable hell, I found myself wishing that death had found me.
Miranda Jacobs swept into my life like a cool breeze on a smoldering day.
With her smart mouth and her ridiculous jokes, she brought me back to life one minute at a time.
Turned out time wasn’t on our side.
Screams. Twisted metal. Silence.
Read an excerpt from The Other Brother by Meghan Quinn.
It's been three years since I'd seen Aaron Walters, and my God is he all kinds of sexy gorgeous. Figures. He was supposed to be my forever, the man I grew old with, but he had different plans. How can a man who ripped my heart apart still trip me up? How can he make me still want him now more than ever?
I’m tempted, I’m drawn toward him, I’m completely and utterly unaware that I’m dating his biological brother.
Read an excerpt from Outskirts by TM Frazier.
Sensual. Heartbreaking. Passionate. Overwhelming. Maddening.
That’s the love Finn and I share.
It's the kind you can never recover from.
The kind you never WANT to recover from.
That's why we'll do everything and anything to protect it.
When my past chases me all the way to Outskirts, we have to make a choice.
Let the lies destroy our chance at future together or...bury them deep in the swamp where they belong.
Got a shovel?
Read a review of A Steel Heart by Amie Knight.
Everyone should read this book. This book is a message of love and hope and healing. Who doesn’t need a story about that.
Miranda and Holden are neighbors in a small complex. Everyday Miranda watches out her window as to watch her hot neighbor on his way to his workout. Then she watches him leave for at 3:00 for a daily appointment. She never speaks to him, just enjoys the view. When she decides to confront the hot neighbor for being a “butt head” to Willie boy who lives downstairs, she gets more than she bargained for.
Read a review of Holiday Wishes by Jill Shalvis.
Sean and Lotti met in high school and even enjoyed a whirlwind romance of young love. The young couple is torn apart when Lotti’s family moves out of the city. She’s heartbroken when Sean doesn’t return her calls or her letters. They find themselves in an unexpected reunion when Sean’s soon to be sister-in-law wants to have her bachelor/bachelorette weekend. Has enough time past for these once lovers to rekindle this holiday season?
If you’re in the mood for a sweet and steamy quickie, this is just the book for you.
Read an excerpt from Holiday Wishes by Jill Shalvis.
When Sean O’Riley shows up at the Hartford Bed & Breakfast for his older brother’s bachelor weekend, he’s just hoping to make it through the weekend. What he’s not expecting is to come face to face with the woman he lost his virginity to a decade ago—a woman he’s never really forgotten.
The last time Lotti Hartford saw Sean, she told him she loved him while he said nothing. Now, ten years later, she’s just looking for a good time. For once, she wants to be the wild and free one, and Sean – the good time guy – is the perfect candidate.
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Read a review of Veil of Darkness by Derek Adams.
When Luca’s receives a call from the sheriff of his hometown, the paranormal activity he finds in the cabins by the lake includes a sexy paranormal mercenary. With all the gifts of this rag tag team the force that is coming is stronger than they’ve experienced before in this paranormal romance that is only the beginning.
If you’re in the mood for PNR with a little emotion and just a hint of steam this is the book for you.
Read a review of Ruthless King by Meghan March.
Keira’s recently deceased husband didn’t just cheat on her, he siphoned money from the distillery, and he signed a half a million dollar promissory note to the kingpin of New Orleans’s underworld. Now that he’s gone, Keira is left with a struggling business and a debt to the notorious Lachlan Mount.
If Fifty Shades of Grey made you blush, this is not the book for you. This book is for people who don’t mind stories that are gritty, angsty, or dark and twisty. This isn’t your grandma’s romance. This is a new and darker side to Meghan March!
Read a review of Mr. Big by Nana Malone.
Emma and Zack grew up together. Zack was best friends with Emma’s two brothers, and as the little sister she tagged along. Now that Emma is moving to London her brother Steven has asked Zack to keep an eye on Emma. When the two spend time together they quickly realize there may be something between them. Can they be together despite their past and Zack’s secrets, in this forbidden love story?
Read a review from Hard Wood by Lauren Blakely.
Patrick has a major crush on Mia, his friend and neighbor’s little sister. He’ll have no problem keeping his distance since she lives on the other side of the country. That is until she hires his company for a corporate retreat. Now he has to stay away from her or he’ll be breaking his own rules in this friends to lovers rom-com.
Read an excerpt from Hard Wood by Lauren Blakey.
Women often say a good man is hard to find. And a hard man is even better.
That's why I'm quite a catch-- good, hard, loaded, and wait for it...I'm ready to settle down too. But the woman I want to pitch my tent with lives clear across the country. Neither of us wants to get lost in those woods. All I have to do is resist her for the week she's in town.
I try. I swear I try. But yeah, that doesn't work out.
Read a review of the audiobook How to Date a Douchebag The Learning Hours by Sara New.
Rhett’s roommates want to help get him laid, against his will. Their first attempt is a poster with Rhett’s picture and phone number hung up around campus. The amount of text messages with pictures and offers that flood in is overwhelming. But, there’s one texter that’s not like the rest. What starts out as texting turns into something Rhett never expected, and may not be ready for in this role reversal rom-com.
See what we thought of our first look at Roomies by Christina Lauren.
For months Holland Bakker has invented excuses to descend into the subway station near her apartment, drawn to the captivating music performed by her street musician crush. Lacking the nerve to actually talk to the gorgeous stranger, fate steps in one night in the form of a drunken attacker. Calvin Mcloughlin rescues her, but quickly disappears when the police start asking questions.
Read a review of Hooking Up by Helena Hunting.
Amie married well. On the day of her wedding, while still in her bridal gown, just hours after binding herself to him, Amie and the rest of the wedding guests hear Armstrong getting off with someone that’s not Amie. What a better way to escape the catastrophic wedding than the pre planned exotic honeymoon?
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