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Coasting

Coasting

Title:  Coasting Series:  States of Love – Mississippi Author:  Yvonne Trent Publisher:  Dreamspinner Press Release Date:  August 23, 2017 Genre(s):  Contemporary Romance Page Count:  112 Reviewed by:  Ariel Heat Level: 1 flame out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: What happens when you need something but don’t know what it is? Why not look in a place you never heard of? Out and proud elementary school teacher Cal…
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The Foxling Soldati (Ariel’s Review)

The Foxling Soldati (Ariel’s Review)

Title:  The Foxling Soldati Series: Soldati Hearts #2 Author:  Charlie Cochet Publisher:  Dreamspinner Press Release Date:  August 16, 2017 Genre(s):  Fantasy / Shapeshifters Page Count:  102 Reviewed by:  Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Foxling Toka has served the Soldati king for centuries, and now he attends to the kingdom’s cherished Soldati prince. It’s a position of honor, and as Toka helps…
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Out of the Ashes (Ariel’s Review)

Out of the Ashes (Ariel’s Review)

Title: Out of the Ashes (Asheville Arcana #1) House Line: Dreamspun Beyond #1 Author: Ari McKay Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 1, 2017 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance Page Count: 220 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: In their differences, they’ll find strength—and love. Alpha werewolf Eli Hammond returns from a fishing trip to discover a nasty surprise—five members of…
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Surrendered to the Sea

Surrendered to the Sea

Title:  Surrendered to the Sea Author:  Dessa Lux Publisher:  Self Published Release Date:  June 30, 2017 Genre(s):  Paranormal Romance Page Count:  186 Reviewed by:  Ariel Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When an omega werewolf cast himself into the sea, he never expected someone would be there to catch him… Omega Devon Griffith feels like his life is already over; he’s failed out…
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Back to Reality (The Royal Lexingtons #1)

Back to Reality (The Royal Lexingtons #1)

Title: Back to Reality (The Royal Lexingtons #1) Author: Kevin Sean Publisher: Self Published Release Date: May 11, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 128 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: It’s Daniel’s job to help women meet their Prince Charming. So why is it so hard for him to find his own happily ever after?  As the executive producer of reality dating show My Prince…
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It Could Happen

It Could Happen

Title: It Could Happen Author: Mia Kerick Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 5, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 200 Reviewed by:  Ariel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Three misfits, mismatched in every way—Henry Perkins, Brody Decker, and Danny Denisco—have been friends throughout high school. Now in their senior year, the boys realize their relationship is changing, that they’re falling in…
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Return of the Chauffeur’s Son

Return of the Chauffeur’s Son

Title: Return of the Chauffeur’s Son Author: Tara Lain Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: June 2, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 200 Reviewed by:  Ariel Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Luca McGrath may be returning to Napa Valley, California as a promising chef with dreams of starting his own restaurant and winery, but his heart still lives with bad-boy billionaire’s son,…
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Demon Arms

Demon Arms

Title:  Demon Arms Author:  Sadie Sins Publisher:  Self Published Release Date:   April 1, 2016 Genre(s):  Paranormal/ Shifter Page Count:  330 Reviewed by:  Ariel Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Wylie Doe has screwed himself once again with the help of his freakish demon arms. Sentenced to an academy for out of control paranormal boys, he finds himself surrounded by shifters, sorcerers, and halflings…
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A Taste of Honey (Ariel’s Review)

A Taste of Honey (Ariel’s Review)

Title: A Taste of Honey Author: Ari McKay Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: May 17, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 88 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: 2nd Edition Boone Phillips needs a girlfriend—now! If he shows up to the family reunion alone, his mother will throw every woman in sight at him. But the only “woman” Boone…
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Unspeakable Words (Ariel’s Review)

Unspeakable Words (Ariel’s Review)

Title: Unspeakable Words (The Sixth Sense #1) Author: Sarah Madison Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: March 10, 2017 Genre(s): Paranormal Mystery Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: 2nd Edition Special Agent John Flynn is everything Jerry Parker is not: dangerously handsome, coolly charismatic, and respected by his peers. Special Agent Parker is dedicated and meticulous, but…
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Driven

Driven

Title: Driven Author: M.B. Mulhall Publisher: Harmony Ink Press Release Date: March 7, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 210 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Eighteen-year-old Oliver’s troubles don’t end when he’s released from prison. He has nowhere to go, and he can’t even think about moving past his crimes while trying to survive homelessness. Helping an elderly…
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Joy (States of Love)

Joy (States of Love)

Title: Joy (States of Love) Author: C.S. Poe Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: April 5, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 69 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Down on his luck is Gideon Joy’s default state. He doesn’t know why he expected anything different on his cross-country trip, but not surprisingly, the hits keep coming—literally this time. Gideon…
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Snowblind

Snowblind

Title: Snowblind Author: Eli Easton Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: March 1, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 196 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Snow, Steam, and Secrets The latest snowstorm carries something unexpected to the doorstep of Hutch’s secluded Alaskan cabin: a stranger named Jude, the most beautiful man Hutch has ever seen. Jude says he’s in…
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When It All Falls Down

When It All Falls Down

Title: When It All Falls Down Author: Tanya Chris Publisher: Tanya Chris Publishing Release Date: February 1, 2017 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 185 Reviewed by: Ariel Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Maybe Charlie should have waited until he graduated high school before coming out, because since that revelation there’s been a growing distance between him and his friends. Charlie’s tough,…
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