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Review: Something Sweeter by Candis Terry

This post is property of Geeky Bloggers Book Blog - ..reader with a blog and a glass of wine Source: Paperback Review Copy, Provided by Avon Something Sweeter by Candis Terry Publisher: Avon Format: Paperback Genre: Contemporary, Romance Number of Pages: 384 Series: Sweet Texas #3 Read: September 2014 Links to: Goodreads, Library Thing , and Author WebsiteReading Challenges: 2014 Seriously Series The men in Texas are hard to resist . . . Seattle event planner Allison Lane is an expert at delivering the perfect wedding—even if she might not exactly believe in the whole "'til death do us part" thing. When her father decides to tie the knot with a woman he barely knows, Allison heads to Sweet, Texas, to make sure his new honey is the real deal. What she didn't expect to find at the local honky-tonk was a sexy Southern man as bent on charming her...

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Sinful Rewards And Being Small Town Infamous

I spent my teenage years in a small town (population: 4,500). When my family moved into the town, my big brother tried out for the hockey team, THE sports team in this town. He was their star defenseman. I became known as his little sister. It didn’t matter what I did or said or became. I was a figure skater, starring in a couple of town productions. I was a newspaper reporter, covering school activities for the local weekly paper and town activities for the regional daily paper. I won awards and earned a full four year scholarship to the university of my choice. To this day, I’m known as my brother’s little sister. I question sometimes that local residents know my name because this is how they always refer to me. I was lucky. I could live with my label. Some of my friends weren’t as fortunate. One of...

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Bacon Wrapped Smokies & Burn For Me By Ilona Andrews

To spice things up on Wednesdays between “Waiting On” posts and reviews, I am going to share ”Recipe and a Book Recommendation.” Today I am sharing Bacon Wrapped Smokies and Burn for Me by Ilona Andrews. Enjoy and let me know if you would like them.. Enjoy! Recipes to delight your palate and books to feed your mind Below is a recipe that I prepared for my daughter’s wedding as an appetizer and wow did guests go gaga over this. It was like a herd of zombies heading towards a platter of Brains! :snort:  Since it’s football season, and indoor party weather these Bacon-wrapped smokies are easy to make and will keep your herd satisfied. Bacon-wrapped Smokies Ingredients: 1 pkg. (16 ounces) Hillshire Farm® Lit’l Smokies® 1pkg. of thick sliced bacon 1 cup of packed brown sugar toothpicks large flat non-stick pan, or cookie sheet with sides, lined in foil...

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Foot Fetish

​Chapter Five of my novella Bamberg

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ROWDY by Jay Crownover is on sale today...

...and all is right with the world! I have been so desperately waiting for this rockabilly Marked Man to have his time to shine, and today's the day! Have you gotten your copy yet??? Swoon with me over the former boy next door, who's looking to take a second chance on love!

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Meet your favorite Avon authors at KissCon San Rafael!

Want to meet 11 of your favorite romance authors? Avon Books and Copperfield's San Rafael are joining forces to bring romance readers the very first KissCon (an Avon Affair!) on November 22, 2014. There will be a special limited-attendance VIP event, and a larger public event. We are encouraging readers to reserve tickets for both! Featured authors include: Ilona and Gordon Andrews, Elizabeth Boyle, Rachel Gibson, Laura Kaye, TJ Kline, Julie Anne Long, Sarah MacLean, Cathy Maxwell, Jennifer Ryan and Lori Wilde. 11 am: VIP Reception $10 For $10, readers can enjoy a special VIP meet and greet reception featuring all these beloved authors! Admission will include "Elevensies" (not breakfast, not lunch, but a sweet and delicious late morning treat, with tea and coffee) with the authors, plus one signed book from the following list: Ilona Andrews—BURN FOR ME Sarah Maclean—NEVER JUDGE A LADY BY HER COVER Laura Kaye—HARD TO...

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New Titles On Sale!

Black Raven's Lady by Kathleen Harrington and Covering Kendall by Julie Brannagh are on sale today! Click the covers for more information.

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5 Things About Lizbeth Selvig

Okay, she had me at “Brit.” As in the title of her new book, Beauty and the Brit. Look at that cover! What’s not to love? Let me introduce you to one of my fellow Avon Authors, Lizbeth Selvig. 1) Did you have a nickname growing up? My family (started by a beloved auntie) called me LittleBit, which sounds hilarious to my mind now at my age and weight. Also, I met my husband at the “tender age” of fifteen, and from that day to this he calls me Lizard. 2) How do you pick the names of your Heroes/Heroines? Oddly enough naming a character is rarely difficult for me—it’s one of the few things that, most of the time, pops into my head. When I am stumped, I troll baby name sites. I do keep a name list, especially for last names. I keep a physical phone book at...

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[Book Tour, Review & Giveaway] Christmas at Twilight by Lori Wilde

Christmas at Twilight Twilight, Texas # 5 By: Lori Wilde Releasing October 28th, 2014 Avon Romance   It's Christmas in Twilight, Texas. The Cookie Club is baking, the town is decorated, and Delta Force Operator "Hutch" Hutchinson has finally, reluctantly, returned home . . .. . . only to get pepper sprayed by the delicious- looking stranger who's taken over his house. She says her name is Jane, and she immediately sets down ground rules. Top priority: no touching. For Hutch that isn't easy—he was wounded in action, but one part Then Hutch learns the truth. Jane harbors a frightening secret—she's really Meredith Sommers, on the run from a dangerous ex-husband and desperately in need of the safety Hutch can provide. In that moment, he vows he'd do anything in his power to protect her. And as Christmas approaches, they discover that their love can conquer the past and overcome...

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Review of COVERING KENDALL (Love and Football #4) by Julie Brannagh

"One night, and we'll both go back to our lives. It'll be our little secret." - Kendall Covering Kendall Series: Love and Football # 4 Author: Julie Brannagh Publisher: Avon Impulse Release Date: October 21, 2014 Source: Publisher (via Edelweiss) Purchase Links: Amazon - B&N - Kobo - iTunes Add to Goodreads Kendall Tracy, General Manager of the San Francisco Miners, is not one for rash decisions or one-night stands. But when she finds herself alone in a hotel room with a heart-stoppingly gorgeous man-who looks oddly familiar-Kendall throws her own rules out the window…and they blow right back into her face. Drew McCoy should look familiar, he’s a star player for her team’s archrival the Seattle Sharks. Which would basically make Drew and Kendall the Romeo and Juliet of professional football…well, without all the dying. Not that it’s an issue. They agree to pretend their encounter never happened. Nothing good can come...

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