WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday | July 5th, 2017

July Book Haul (22)

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Hello everyone and happy Wednesday!

WWW Wednesday is a bookish meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words!

The Rules are simple. Answer the three W’s

What are you currently reading?
What did you just finish reading?
What are you planning to read next

Let’s Get Started!

Funky Beats (8)

I am currently reading an arc of Checkmate: This is Dangerous by Kennedy Fox! This is my first Kennedy Fox novel and this book is able to be read as a Standalone. I am 10% into this novel. I’m liking it so far, I’m not going to lie Logan’s situation and what he is going through is royally pissing me off! but It makes for some great drama!

Checkmate: This is Dangerous (Logan & Kayla, #1) (Checkmate Duet, #5)

This is Dangerous
(Checkmate #5)

by: Kennedy Fox
Publisher: Self Published
Publication Date: July 6th

Blurb:

Logan Knight is a real life knight in shining armor. 
A detective godsend in a sleek black suit has me thinking less than secretive thoughts. Brooding and mysterious, he’s the kind of guy every girl instantly notices. Between his seductive smirk and charming good looks, it’s no wonder I can’t help the way he makes me feel whenever I’m near him. 
Too bad he’s unavailable—or so he says.

He thinks I’m a do-gooder who shouldn’t get involved with a guy like him. His past is messy and relationships just add to that. He insists the timing is all wrong and he’s devoted to his career, but I don’t buy that excuse for a second. I see the way his body tenses and his jaw ticks every time another guy is around me. He just won’t admit it, but I’m more determined than ever to show him what he’s missing.

I’m a devoted animal rescuer and I’ll risk everything to save them, but when a dramatic turn of events puts both our lives at risk, I’m positive Logan will write me off for good. But when he asks for my help with a personal crisis, I know it’s my last chance to finally show him I can handle anything he throws my way—messy past and all.

He might think he has me all figured out, but I’ll prove him wrong no matter what he thinks. This game of push and pull has me running in circles. One wrong move and we could both lose.

Checkmate, Knight.

Funky Beats (9)

I finished three books since my last WWW Wednesday post! All three were 5 star reads! I love having great reading weeks. I also recommend all of these novels!

  The first novel I finished was Whispered Prayers of a Girl by Alex Grayson. This novel was my favorite June read and honest to god is my favorite read of 2017 so far. Its meaningful and angsty. The story is emotional and rocky, the characters will break your hearts, and the premise of the story will touch your soul deeply. I loved this novel and HIGHLY RECOMMEND it to everyone! *I’m currently running an ARC giveaway for Whispered Prayers of a Girl on my facebook page Enter here: http://bit.ly/2tR6xEr*

Whispered Prayers of a Girl

Whispered Prayers Of A Girl

by: Alex Grayson
Publisher: Self Published
Publication Date: July 10th

Whispered Prayers Of A Girl Review

Blurb:

A tortured soul meets a damaged family…
A lonely man, a widowed woman, a carefree boy, and a broken girl… Can the four come together and help heal each other? Or will fear of the unknown and guilt about the past keep them apart?

Her whispered prayers break her…
At night, as she’s drifting off to sleep, I press my ear to the door and listen to her heart-wrenching pleas. Her words are agony to my healing heart, but I cherish the sound of them, for that’s the only time I ever hear my beautiful daughter speak. Since her father died two years ago, she’s grown quiet and withdrawn. Cat’s Valley was to be our new beginning, a place where my family and I can heal, but what we find there is so much more.

Scars mar his body. Pain has left him in pieces…
Four years ago, I lost the two things I cherished most in the world. They were ripped from my arms in the most painful and cruel way. Since then, I’ve kept to myself, preferring to stay away from the pitying looks and murmured rumors. Everything changed when she and her children barged into my life. It was an accident, and I don’t deserve them, but now that they’re here, I’m not sure I can let them go.

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The Second Novel I finished was a Netgalley arc of Jilted by Sawyer Bennett! This novel was a great Second Chance romance and even though this is book 2 in the Love Hurts series this can totally be read as a standalone! 

Jilted (Love Hurts, #2)

Jilted (Love Hurts #2)

by: Sawyer Bennett
Publisher: Loveswept
Publication Date: July 11th

Jilted Review

Blurb:

Hollywood hath no fury like a woman scorned. In this fun, flirty second-chance romance from New York Times bestselling author Sawyer Bennett, an aspiring starlet reconnects with her first love.

Eden Goodnight went to Los Angeles to make it big, not to be publicly humiliated by her cheating fiancé at a red-carpet premiere. But when Eden returns to her hometown to put the scandal behind her, she can barely find a sympathetic shoulder to cry on. Turns out the locals are worse than the paparazzi, and they all think she’s turned into a spoiled brat. But in a strange twist of fate, the one person who seems to understand what Eden’s going through is Cooper Mayfield . . . the boy she left behind.

Small-town charm is no match for the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. At least that’s what Coop’s been telling himself all these years. As Eden’s old flame—and the landscaper for her family’s historic home—Coop feels some responsibility for getting her out of her funk. But as soon as he sees that million-dollar smile, he’s a goner. Soon they’re making out like teenagers again. But when a life-changing role falls into Eden’s lap, Coop just hopes she doesn’t give up on a love that’s meant to be.

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The Third novel I finished was a Netgalley arc of Kiss My Boots by Harper Sloan! I freaking adored this novel! This novel is what Second Chances are made of! Sweet and Sexy all rolled into one novel! Loved it!

Kiss My Boots (The Coming Home Series Book 2)

Kiss My Boots (Coming Home #2)

by: Harper Sloan
Publisher: Pocket Books
Publication Date: July 18th

Kiss My Boots Review

Blurb:

In this second of the sultry, Western-set Coming Home series from New York Times bestselling author Harper Sloan, Quinn Davis might finally have a shot at her own happily-ever-after—but will she let love in, or will she tell it to go ahead and kiss her boots?

Quinn Davis prefers to live her life quietly. She’s the stereotypical tomboy with two overprotective big brothers who have always been there to protect her, especially from devilishly handsome cowboys with silver tongues. That is, until Tate Montgomery comes riding into town. Their first meeting, however, is far from something out of a fairy tale and only further convinces Quinn that men aren’t worth her time.

The only place Tate Montgomery ever truly felt at home growing up was during the long, sweltering summer months he spent at his Gram and Paw’s farm in Pine Oak, Texas. Now, Tate has returned to his childhood sanctuary seeking a fresh start—but if he’s being entirely honest, he’s not just back for the wranglers and Stetsons. During those summers, Quinn was a friend-turned-young-love who Tate lost when life threw him a curveball and he cut all ties to his past; but all it takes is one glance at the raven-haired beauty he did his best to forget for him to realize just how much he’s been missing….

Funky Beats (10)

I have a few arcs I need to read this week so I can have the review’s up before release day. 

Biker B*tch

Biker B*tch
(Heaven’s Sinners #1)

by: Andie J. Christopher
Publication Date: July 11th, 2017

Blurb:

Skyler Clark knows she’ll have to face her past when returns to the Russian River Valley to make pinot noir. People in the small town where she grew up haven’t forgotten her father – a country doctor turned outlaw motorcycle club president – and his fall from grace. But as long as she keeps her own business squeaky clean and stays away from bikers, she’ll be fine.

Abner Travis sold his family’s vineyard and winery to build up his business. And he’s the president of a clean motorcycle club that does things the overburdened sheriff’s department can’t. He’s too busy making sculptures for Hollywood directors and quietly sabotaging meth labs to chase a woman. But now that Skyler’s all grown up, he wants her for his own. He just has to convince her that their dark, shared history shouldn’t get in the way.

Travis is the one thing Skyler can’t resist, but she doesn’t believe they can last. When her father’s old club puts Skyler’s business and safety at risk, she has to decide whether to place her trust in Travis or to walk away. And Travis has to decide how much he’ll give up to keep the woman he loves.

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Trust

Trust

by: Kylie Scott
Publisher: Self Published
Publication Date: July 18th

Blurb:

After being held hostage during a robbery at the local convenience store, seventeen-year-old Edie finds her attitude about life shattered. Unwilling to put up with the snobbery and bullying at her private school, she enrolls at the local public high school, crossing paths with John. The boy who risked his life to save hers.

While Edie’s beginning to run wild, however, John’s just starting to settle down. After years of partying and dealing drugs with his older brother, he’s going straight—getting to class on time, and thinking about the future.

An unlikely bond grows between the two as John keeps Edie out of trouble and helps her broaden her horizons. But when he helps her out with another first—losing her virginity—their friendship gets complicated.

Meanwhile, Edie and John are pulled back into the dangerous world they narrowly escaped. They were lucky to survive the first time, but this time they have more to lose—each other.

What are you reading?

Peace Love and Happy Reading,

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