Recommended Reads for July, 2019

Our favorite books for July, 2019.


The Importance of Being Kevin (CrabbyPatty’s Review)

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Title: The Importance of Being Kevin Author: Steven Harper Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: July 2, 2019 Genre(s): Murder/Mystery, YA Contemporary Romance Page Count: 222 Reviewed by: CrabbyPatty Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Kevin Devereaux’s life can't get worse. He’s on probation. He’s stuck with an unemployed ex-convict dad. And he lives in a run-down trailer on the crappy east side of town. To keep his probation officer happy, Kevin joins a theater program for teenagers and falls hard for Peter Finn, the lead actor in the show—and the son of…

Raze 5+ Star Release Day Spotlight + Excerpt

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Title: Raze (Riven #3) Author: Roan Parrish Publisher: Loveswept, Random House LLC Release Date: July 2nd 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Romance Page Count: 316 pages Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3.5 flames out of 5 Rating: 5+ stars out of 5 Blurb: Sometimes the walls we build to save ourselves have to come tumbling down. For the last ten years, Huey has built his life around his sobriety. If that means he doesn't give a damn about finding love or companionship for himself, well, it's probably better that way. After all, the last thing he wants is to hurt anyone else.…

Treasure Trail (ParisDude’s Review)

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Title: Treasure Trail Author: Morgan Brice Publisher: Darkwind Press Release Date: June 26, 2019 Genre(s): Paranormal murder mystery Page Count: 248 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Erik Mitchell traveled the world uncovering art fraud and relic theft, which pitted him against spoiled billionaires, unscrupulous collectors, mobsters, and cartels. He worked with law enforcement across the U.S. and Europe, but then a sting goes wrong, Erik ends up injured and returns to find his partner cheating. He decides to stop globetrotting and buy an antique shop in scenic Cape…

9 Willow Street (Kirstin’s Review)

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Title: 9 Willow Street Author: Nell Iris Publisher: JMS Books LLC Release Date: July 6th 2019 Genre(s): Romance, Short Reads Page Count: 95 Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Heartbroken after the death of his beloved Nana, Hannes, the family outsider, finally allows himself to grieve. The legal battle over Nana’s quirky old house -- the only place he’s ever felt accepted and loved -- is over, and he moves in and finds a sense of peace. ... And a rabbit. An adorable bunny with a huge personality moves…

The Monuments Men Murders (ParisDude’s Review)

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Title: The Monuments Men Murders (The Art of Murder #4) Author: Josh Lanyon Publisher: JustJoshin Publishing, Inc. Release Date: June 30, 2019 Genre(s): Murder Mystery Page Count: 199 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 1 flame out of 5 Rating: 4.90 stars out of 5 Blurb: Someone is watching. Someone is waiting. Despite having attracted the attention of a dangerous stalker, Special Agent Jason West is doing his best to keep his mind on his job and off his own troubles. But his latest case implicates one of the original Monuments Men in the theft and perhaps destruction of part of…

Rise from the Ashes (Kirstin’s Audio review)

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Title: Rise from the Ashes Author: Noah Harris and Christopher Kauzlarich (Narrator) Publisher: Noah Harris Release Date: June 25th 2019 Genre(s): Paranormal Romance Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: When everyone tells you that you’re meant for bigger things, at what point do you start believing them? When life calls on Adam Miller, he must decide if he can rise to the occasion. Adam Miller doesn’t have an exciting life. But then, he’s never wanted one. He’s happy to play his small part…

Wrecked (Bob-O-Link’s Review)

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Title: Wrecked Author: Jodi Payne and BA Tortuga Publisher: Tygerseye Publishing, LLC Release Date: July 23, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary / Western Page Count: 275 Reviewed by: Bob-O-Link Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: The call comes when Beckett Adler least expects it. He’s made a new life for himself in Vermont and has a law practice of his own. After four years he’s even stopped wearing his wedding ring. So when he finds out his husband, bull rider Skyler Paulson, has been seriously injured at an event, he isn’t sure what he…

Treasure Trail (Maya’s Review )

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Title: Treasure Trail Author: Morgan Brice Publisher: Darkwind Press Release Date: June 26, 2019 Genre(s): Paranormal Mystery Page Count: 248 Reviewed by: Maya Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Erik Mitchell traveled the world uncovering art fraud and relic theft, which pitted him against spoiled billionaires, unscrupulous collectors, mobsters, and cartels. He worked with law enforcement across the U.S. and Europe, but then a sting goes wrong, Erik ends up injured and returns to find his partner cheating. He decides to stop globetrotting and buy an antique shop in scenic Cape May,…

Here Comes Trouble (Kirstin’s Audio review)

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Title: Here Comes Trouble (Nothing Special #3) Author: A.E. Via and Aiden Snow (Narrator) Publisher: Tantor Audio Release Date: July 2nd 2019 Genre(s): Romance Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins Reviewed by: Kirstin Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Detectives Mark Ruxsberg and Chris Green are very good at their jobs. Being the enforcers for God and Day's notorious Atlanta PD Narcotics Task Force causes the crazy duo to get into more trouble than they can often get out of. The pair never misses out on an opportunity to drive their Lieutenants…

Survive and Conquer (Tosha’s Review)

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Title: Survive and Conquer Author: Andrew Grey Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: July 9, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 200 pages Reviewed by: Tosha Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Newton DeSantis was on the ground when the towers collapsed on 9/11. Though he still carries the scars on his body and his heart, he’s determined to ease some of the world’s suffering. Now a social worker and father to two children with special needs, he’s doing his best. But when one of his cases needs a good lawyer, Newton turns to…

A Breath Apart (Lili’s Review)

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Title: A Breath Apart Author: Christina Lee Publisher: Self Published Release Date: July 2nd 2019 Genre(s): New Adult Page Count: 271 pages Reviewed by: Lili Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: The Fischers are the only family Brennan has ever known, and when they adopt him, he has no plans on doing anything to jeopardize that. Even if it means pretending Josh Daly doesn’t make his heart pound every time their eyes meet. The tension eases once Josh heads off to a Christian University on a baseball scholarship. Brennan stays put in…

The Doctor’s Orders (ParisDude’s Review)

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Title: The Doctor’s Orders (Copper Point Medical #3) Author: Heidi Cullinan Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: August 20, 2019 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 384 Reviewed by: ParisDude Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.90 stars out of 5 Blurb: Sequel to The Doctor's Date Copper Point Medical: Book Three Once upon a time Nicolas Beckert was the boy who stole kisses from Jared Kumpel beneath the bleachers, but now Jared’s a pediatrician and Nick is the hospital CEO who won’t glance his way. Everything changes, however, when they’re stranded alone in a hospital elevator. Ten years of cold…
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