The Bookworm Box

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This is a charity I was a member of for a long time. For a set fee you will receive the following:

GOOD DEEDS.

GREAT READS.

GET A MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION BOX WITH 2 AUTOGRAPHED BOOKS, A BOOKWORM ITEM PLUS FUN BOOK SWAG!
It also has a list of all the charities that received money from the previous month.
all the books are donated and volunteers donate their time to fill the boxes
You can find The Bookworm Box online here : The Bookworm Box

Interior Design and Other Emotions

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Blurb:

There are side effects to falling in love.

 Gina Giancarlo is an interior design genius, fast as lightning with numbers…and autistic. Yearning to be just like everyone else, she joins a drug trial that promises to help her experience a full range of emotions.

 With the ink still wet on his MBA, Chris Rinaldi has only two goals—make bags of cash and bag lots of women. Dancing on the edge of insider trading, he pushes his company to buy stock in a pharmaceutical firm because of its promising new autism drug.

As Gina’s understanding of the world blossoms, she forms a connection with the Wall Street hustler, who appreciates her—quirks and all. And for the first time since his sister’s death, Chris experiences true emotions with a woman who has recently discovered passion herself.

 Gina believes that the pills are responsible for her awakening. Chris knows they’re responsible for his success. When the drug is discontinued, the cost of “normal” might bankrupt their future.

My Review:  This book is about Gia she is a genius with numbers and loves Interior Design, however she also has Aspergers and that causes her to hold back. When offered to participate in a trial she jumped at the chance.
Chris holds an MBA only wants to forget where he came from make lots of money and have his girl of the whatever she is that day.
Chris and Gia’s stories parallel in different ways. They grew up near each other. Their families were close, when tragedy strikes Chris’s family, things change. 
This story is not just a romance it is a story about humanity and the real struggles that are out there for a girl with special needs, how she deals with this on a daily basis, and a newfound relationship.

I thought this story was great, it really went outside of the box. I felt so many emotions while reading it. Gia really found a place in my heart. A real feel good romance.

The Autoinflammatory Alliance

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There are many different types of Autoinflammatory diseases out there. It can affect anyone at any age. The  mission of The Autoinflammatory Alliance is to promote awareness, proper diagnosis and treatment, and improved care for people with autoimmune disease.

This is the link if you would like to donate: Autoinflammatory

VETSports

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VETSports was created by three veterans who decided they wanted to change the away Vets were transitioned by using team sports. All donations go to the Vets the founders volunteer all their time toward this endeavor.

You can find them here: VETSports

thank you to Julie Futer for the use of her pictures

My Next Book Boyfriend

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Synopsis
A girl can’t have too many
Imagination can turn into reality
when you least expect it
Rylie Clark’s life is happy. She loves her best friend, her job, and a good romance story. She lives in her dream world, being taken away to another place, another time. Her list of book boyfriends is a mile long. It grows almost daily but she loves them. Every. Single. One.
Being the owner of a coffee shop is no easy task when you’re a bit of a klutz and are so shy you can’t form a coherent sentence when speaking to a guy. Every day is a new adventure in the land of hopeless romantics and the book boyfriends who enter her life. Literally.
Come find out what happens when her next book boyfriend walks into her coffee shop.
*This is intended for 18+ readers due to adult language and situations.

Excerpt
How I was so hot and bothered that I had to take matters into my own hand. Well, the vibrator’s hand. You know, B.O.B. or Battery Operated Boyfriend. Or maybe it was the ending of the book that made me cry. Made me sad that it was over. Maybe it was the sweet Happily Ever After or the bittersweet horrible ending you dread. Or it could have been that cliffhanger and the anxiousness for the next book in the series that WON’T BE OUT FOR ANOTHER THREE MONTHS! Why? Why didn’t I notice it had another book that wasn’t out yet?

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My Review: Rylie loves her life she owns a coffee shop that does well, sees her best friend everyday and reads tons of books. Her love life consists of her book boyfriends, and her B.O.B., that is until Jax walks in her coffee shop.
Her clumsiness catches his attention while everything about him catches her. She is cute and quirky. The story goes back and forth and there is a little mystery going on even though you will figure it out very early in the story.

In the end I thought this was a cute story.

From The Wreckage

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             For the first time ever From the Wreckage by Melissa Collins is only 99 cents!

 

First, he saved me.
I lived because he was a hero.
And then he was gone.
Uprooted by the fire that destroyed our home, my family moved away and I never saw David Andrews again.
Then, he found me.
Eighteen years later, he rescued me again – in much simpler terms, of course. By loving me, by giving me the fairy tale I’d always hoped for, he provided me with the perfect life.
Now, he needs to be saved.
It’s my turn to be strong, to be brave, to be valiant.
When flames threaten to turn us to ashes, it’s up to me to pull us From the Wreckage.

“Oh, this book. Since you are unable to see my flails and tearstained, puffy-eyed face, I’ll have to find the words. This book is a breathtaking, fun, swoony romance about a girl and a boy whose lives have been inextricably woven together since childhood.” -Give Me Books

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My  Review:  When Gracie’s house caught on fire her best friend David saved her and made sure her favorite stuffed puppy ended up in her hands. Gracie’s family moved and they never saw each other again. This is the beginning.
Years later Gracie is graduating college and celebrating with her friends. David sees her from across the bar. This is the where the beginning really begins. 
Together they start to build a life they spend every moment they can together are supporting and are so in love, until a tragedy happens. Now they have to really start at the beginning again. David can’t remember anything and it is up to Gracie, their families, and friends to help him.

Honestly I was impressed with this book it had the perfect amount of everything in it. I laughed and cried, cheered David and Gracie on as well as I did not want the story to end.

 

 

Also – like always – Before the Wreckage (the short prequel) is FREE!

Before the Wreckage

It’s been eighteen years since David Andrews has seen Grace McCann. One night she’s in his dream and the next she’s in his reality.

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authorpicABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Melissa Collins has always been a book worm. Studying Literature in college ensured that her nose was always stuck in a book. She followed her passion for reading to the most logical career choice: English teacher. Her hope was to share her passion for reading and the escapism of books to her students. Having spent more than a decade in front of a classroom, she can easily say that it’s been a dream.
Her passion for writing didn’t start until more recently. When she was home on maternity leave in early 2012, she read her first romance novel and her head filled with the passion, angst and laughter of the characters who she read about it. It wasn’t long before characters of her own took shape in her mind. Their lives took over Melissa’s brain and The Love Series was born.

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Down Shift by K Bromberg

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Excerpt

I force myself to look away because . . . well, because he’s a stranger. In my house. Naked. And oh my God, something is wrong with me, because I’m not running and calling 911 like I should.

When his chuckle subsides, he brings his head back down, so I can see the tears in his eyes from laughter. “That thing is my cock, and since this is my bathroom and you seem to be attempting to seduce me in my house, I don’t think you have any right to tell me what to do.” And with that, he leans a hip against the counter and folds his arms across his chest, eyes locked on mine and one eyebrow lifted. Everything else is left hanging out there in the wind.

“Your house? Seduce you?” At that point I realize I’m sputtering and shaking my head. “This is my house. You’re in my house.”

Confusion drifts across his face and his jaw falls lax. “Hold up.” He lifts his hands in the hold on a minute position, drawing my eyes back to where they don’t want to be. If this whole situation weren’t so unbelievable, it would be comical, and yet as true as that is, I don’t seem to be laughing at all. “I think there seems to be some misunderstanding.”

“No shit.” Sarcasm is my fallback and it doesn’t disappoint me now. A lot of good it does me, though, as I’m still doing the naked dance while trying to react to this surreal situation.

The look of disdain he gives me at my comment earns him no points in my book. “While I’m digging the socks with your outfit,” he says with a smirk, eyes veering down and then back up to my strategically placed hands, “you should cover up.” I catch the towel he tosses me and immediately wrap it around myself. I’m certain my mismatching knee-high socks make a statement about me, but I’m beyond caring, because I’m still alone in my house with a strange man and have no answers as to how this has happened.

With one hand clutching onto the towel at my collarbone, I use the other to motion to him. “You too.”

A lightning flash of a grin glances across his lips. “Sorry, but you just took the only towel left.”

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New York Times Bestselling author K. Bromberg writes contemporary novels that contain a mixture of sweet, emotional, a whole lot of sexy and a little bit of real. She likes to write strong heroines and damaged heroes who we love to hate and hate to love. She’s a mixture of most of her female characters: sassy, intelligent, stubborn, reserved, outgoing, driven, emotional, strong, and wears her heart on her sleeve. All of which she displays daily with her husband and three children where they live in Southern California. On a whim, K. Bromberg decided to try her hand at this writing thing. Since then she has written The Driven Series (Driven, Fueled, Crashed, Raced, Aced), the standalone Driven Novels (Slow Burn, Sweet Ache, Hard Beat, and Down Shift (Releasing 10/4/16)), and a short story titled UnRaveled. She is currently finishing up Sweet Cheeks a standalone novel out at the end of 2016. Her plans for 2017 include a sports romance duet (The Player (#1) and The Catch (#2)) and the Everyday Heroes series (Cuffed (#1), Combust (#2), and Cockpit (#3). She’s also writing a novella for the 1,001 Dark Night series that will be out in February 2017.
She loves to hear from her readers so make sure you check her out on social media.

 

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Back From Hell by Marissa Dobson

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✰✰ Back from Hell by Marissa Dobson ✰✰

Series: Marine for You

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#Synopsis: Lance Corporal Kyle Phillips’s life has been blown apart by an IED explosion. All the work he put in at boot camp is worthless. Now he feels he’s half the man he was before, with nothing to offer. His life fell apart in one brief moment and everything he worked for was gone. Better men than him died that day, and now he must come to terms with being chosen to live.

Staci Pence volunteers at a Veterans Affairs hospital in hopes that she could do something good. She had seen what the war had done to her father and in the end, he had taken his own life. Now she is using her own grief to save others. Her newest patient is Lance Corporal Phillips and while he believes he’s damaged goods, not worthy of living, she’s determined to show him otherwise.

Kyle had gotten to the point that he wished he’d died on that battlefield instead of living the life of half a man. That was until a woman with whiskey brown eyes and a feisty side strolled into his room looking to save him. Can he make peace with what has happened and open himself to the love Staci offers?

Booty Camp by Debra Anastasia

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Booty Camp Dating Service is a wildly successful matchmaking company. The twist? Well, Wolf Saber –who inherited his gift– is NEVER wrong when he matches people. It’s a gift passed down from his grandmother to his mother to him.

He’s sexy but stays behind the scenes, letting his buddy Chance do all the talking while he matches the clients at parties and events. Booty Camp Dating Service travels the country, and nine months after they leave the city there’s always a flurry of weddings and an accompanying baby boom. Booty Camp claims that clients will be 110% satisfied and they deliver on that promise every single time.

Except Wolf refuses to deliver on that guarantee for himself. He doesn’t find love until Hazel Lavender’s best friend pushes her through his front door. Now all he wants to do is make sure Hazel is 110% satisfied…in his bed. Which, ironically, would break the very rules Wolf demands of his employees–no dating clients, ever.

So instead, Wolf and Hazel fight. And kiss. And fight some more.

Will Wolf’s own rules make him the very first Booty Camp Happily Never After? (Book Camp Dating Service is a STAND ALONE!)

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My Review: This book had everything the hot guy (Wolf) who runs a dating camp. He is never wrong when he sets people up. Except when he finds the one for him he does everything to push her away. 
Hazel’s friend makes her sign up for this camp after her boyfriend dumps her for the neighbor. As soon as her and Wolf see each other the sparks are flying, However he has a rule and he won’t break it. 
I was cracking up reading this book and seeing how Hazel and Wolf kept going back and forth. This is a must read.

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Booty Camp Dating Service had inspired a .99¢ Blast sale! Poughkeepsie is even available for free! (*In order to get Poughkeepsie free you MUST follow the link to Debra’s website here: Debra’s page

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Conquering William by Sarah Hegger

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A practical marriage… He married for convenience, but William of Anglesea had hoped for more than piety from his new bride. Raised in a convent and thrice widowed, prim Lady Alice of Tarnwych seems like an innocent when it comes to the marriage bed—except for the tentative passion he senses in her touch, and sees in her eyes. It seems the bold knight has a new challenge in alluring Alice. But will seducing his intriguing wife lead to his downfall? An inconvenient desire… Everything about charming, free-spirited William defies the cloistered world Lady Alice comes from. Duty brings her to their bed—and a long-held hope for a child. Yet after three indifferent husbands, the desire William shows her awakens her own. Little did Alice expect the powerful feelings he would inspire, emotions that make her ready to abandon her rigid beliefs, and the only family she’s ever known—when William’s life is on the line….

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My Review: I don’t know what I was expecting with this book. What starts out as a marriage of convenience turns into suspense and a story I could not put down.
Lady Alice has no idea what is going on in her castle she was raised by a Nun who is in complete control. William takes right over and starts making everything right.
Lady Alice is having issues when she sees with her own eyes what is going on and when she realizes how this all happens it causes an uproar. 
William and Lady Alice are perfect together even when they have to get through some hurdles. 
This is a book that must be added to your collection.

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Bio:

Born British and raised in South Africa, Sarah Hegger suffers from an incurable case of wanderlust. Her match? A hot Canadian engineer, whose marriage proposal she accepted six short weeks after they first met. Together they’ve made homes in seven different cities across three different continents (and back again once or twice). If only it made her multilingual, but the best she can manage is idiosyncratic English, fluent Afrikaans, conversant Russian, pigeon Portuguese, even worse Zulu and enough French to get herself into trouble. Mimicking her globe trotting adventures, Sarah’s career path began as a gainfully employed actress, drifted into public relations, settled a moment in advertising, and eventually took root in the fertile soil of her first love, writing. She also moonlights as a wife and mother. She currently lives in Colorado with her teenage daughters, two Golden Retrievers and aforementioned husband. Part footloose buccaneer, part quixotic observer of life, Sarah’s restless heart is most content when reading or writing books. Sarah is the recipient of the 2015 EPIC Award for Historical Romance. She is represented my Nalini Akolekar of Spencerhill Associates.

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To celebrate the release of #3 Sir Arthur’s Legacy, Conquering William I am giving away 3 copies of Conquering William (US winners may receive their copy as an e-book or paperback, international winners will be provided their copy as an e-book only) and 3 $20 Amazon Gift Cards.

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