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Override (Vallie’s Review)

Override (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Override Author: S.J.D. Peterson Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 31, 2016 Genre(s): BDSM, Contemporary Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Don’t judge a book by its cover…. At over six feet, with a body honed in the gym, auto worker Donavan Gregory is used to people assuming he’s a dominant top. Unfortunately, they’re wrong,…
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Looking for Group (Vallie’s Review)

Looking for Group (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Looking for Group Author: Alexis Hall Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: August 29, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 341 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 1 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: So, yeah, I play Heroes of Legend, y’know, the MMO. I’m not like obsessed or addicted or anything. It’s just a game. Anyway, there was this girl in my guild who I really…
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Crisped + Sere (Vallie’s Review)

Crisped + Sere (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Crisped + Sere (Immemorial Year #2) Author: T.J. Klune Publisher: DSP Publications Release Date: August 23, 2016 Genre(s): Post-Apocalyptic/Dystopian Page Count: 340 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Twenty-one days. In a world ravaged by fire and descending into madness, Cavalo has been given an ultimatum by the dark man known as Patrick: return Lucas to him and…
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Showing Him the Ropes (Vallie’s Review)

Showing Him the Ropes (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Showing Him the Ropes (Champions of Desire #1) Author: Christa Tomlinson Publisher: Torlina Publishing Release Date: August 16, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 178 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3 stars out of 5 Blurb: Chance “The Chancellor” Gerhardt is a mainstay for Frontier Professional Wrestling. He’s won multiple championships and has the respect of the locker room. But after ten years at…
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Adulting 101 (Vallie’s Review)

Adulting 101 (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Adulting 101 Author: Lisa Henry Publisher: Fox Love Press Release Date: August 15, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary, New Adult Page Count: 231 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: The struggle is real. Nick Stahlnecker is eighteen and not ready to grow up yet. He has a summer job, a case of existential panic, and a hopeless crush on the…
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Marriage of Inconvenience (Vallie’s Review)

Marriage of Inconvenience (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Marriage of Inconvenience Author: M.J. O’Shea Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 15, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 214 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Lights, Camera, Lies. Kerry Pickering has a problem. As a publicist for Hollywood bad boy Jericho Knox, it’s Kerry’s job to keep Jericho in the news. So far, Jericho’s partying and public escapades…
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Poison Tongue (Vallie’s Review)

Poison Tongue (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Poison Tongue Author: Nash Summers Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 10, 2016 Genre(s): Paranormal Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Levi Bell can see a person’s soul just by looking into their eyes. In Monroe Poirier’s eyes, he sees the devil himself. When Monroe moves back to the small Southern town of Malcome, Levi…
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Out of Nowhere (Vallie’s Review)

Out of Nowhere (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Out of Nowhere Author: Roan Parrish and Spencer Goss (Narrator) Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: July 4, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Listening length: 10 hrs 33 mins Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: The only thing in Colin Mulligan’s life that makes sense is taking cars apart and putting them back together. In the auto shop where he works…
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One Step Forward (Vallie’s Review)

One Step Forward (Vallie’s Review)

Title: One Step Forward Author: Tia Fielding Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 8, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 236 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sam Becker, a horse whisperer, agrees to take one last job before retiring to his Texas ranch. It’s clear as soon as he meets the Taylor family in Kentucky that he’s in for…
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Normal Enough (Vallie’s Review)

Normal Enough (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Normal Enough (Wrench Wars #2) Author: Marie Sexton Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 3, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 82 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: What is “normal”? When Brandon Kenner shows up at Kasey Ralston’s garage with a 1970 Chevelle SS 454, Kasey is smitten by both the man and his car. But Kasey is…
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All Note long (Vallie’s Review)

All Note long (Vallie’s Review)

Title: All Note Long Author: Annabeth Albert Publisher: Lyrical Shine Release Date: August 2, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 320 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 2 stars out of 5 Blurb: Giving true love a spin . . . Michelin Moses is a country music star on the rise. With a hit single under his Texas-sized belt buckle and a sold-out concert tour underway,…
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Open Road (Vallie’s Review)

Open Road (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Open Road Author: M.J. O’Shea Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: July 25, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Angus has been with the same guy for ten years. When his boyfriend breaks up with him the night of his thirtieth birthday party and announces his engagement to a twenty-two-year-old less than ten…
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Not A Game (Vallie’s Review)

Not A Game (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Not A Game Author: Cardeno C. Publisher: The Romance Authors, LLC Release Date: July 15, 2016 Genre(s): M/M Contemporary Romance Word Count: 55,872 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: An accidental meeting and a misunderstanding lead to a life-altering connection. A new job, a new city, and hopefully a new life. When chubby gamer Oliver Barnaby receives a…
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Son of Money (Vallie’s Review)

Son of Money (Vallie’s Review)

Title: Son of Money Author: Brandon Witt Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: July 11, 2016 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 284 Reviewed by: Vallie Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Randall Morgan, youngest son of one of Seattle’s wealthiest families, rejected his family’s money to live free of their control and pursue his career as a photographer. To make ends meet, Randall does…
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