Bad Judgment by Meghan March ~ Review & Swoon Thursday (@Meghan_March, @InkSlingerPR)

Bad Judgment by Meghan March was released this week and I found it to be an enjoyable read with plenty of sexy banter! These two were fun together and I loved my first Meghan March book.
Bad Judgment
Title: Bad Judgment
Author: Meghan March
Genre: NA Contemporary Romance
Published: August 22nd 2016

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He’s so arrogant.

She’s so self-righteous.

I can’t stand him.

I want her.

He’s a distraction I don’t need.

She’ll say yes eventually because I’m not giving up.


Justine Porter is stuck between a rock and a stripper pole. She lost her law school scholarship, which means she has two choices to keep her life on track: strip for her tuition or tutor the most distractingly sexy guy in her class—the one she’s been turning down for two years straight. It should be an easy choice, but tutoring Ryker Grant could derail her plans to graduate with honors faster than two-for-one night at the Déjà Vu. Then again, topless has never really been her color. 


She could take the easy road, just this once . . . but the deal has enough loopholes to trip anyone up.


Who knew they taught bad judgment in law school?

I don't know what cave I've been living in, but I just read my first Meghan March book and I know I have missed out on a lot of great reads! I read the blurb to Bad Judgment and knew I needed to read it, as you know I enjoy the New Adult genre. It turned out to be a pleasant read which I devoured quickly, filled with flirty banter and a slow growing attraction.

Justine was a focused student, she had a hard childhood growing up with parents that were questionable. She was eventually taken in by her Grandfather, and was able to focus on school and was good at it. Their plan was for her to go to law school, because she wanted to help people. Nowhere in that plan was there room for dating or a boyfriend, which is why for the past two years she had turned Ryker Grant down. He's a cocky playboy and she planned to stay far away from him, despite how attractive he is. When her world was turned upside down she checked out ways to pay her way through law school.

Ryker came across as confident and self assured, but he's hiding things that made him vulnerable. He had wanted Justine for some time, and knew that she was more than a one night stand, but he couldn't break through her walls. When he saw Justine in a strip club, it caused him to push her a little harder and they soon came to an agreement. They studied together and the chemistry between them continued to grow until the sexual tension was so thick that I knew they would ignite once they got together!

Bad Judgment was a very enjoyable read! I liked seeing Justine fight her attraction, and Ryker was amusing to watch as he flirted with her. After just one kiss they were so hot together and I knew there would be more between them! However, deals were struck and lines were blurred, but I could see that they were both good people. Justine knew when things changed she'd have to change her agreement. But I could see that Ryker was hiding something too. For my first Meghan March read I found it to be a sizzling read, with a lot of sexy moments and amusing banter. There was a touch of intensity that made my heart stop for both characters as demons resurfaced from their pasts. I know I have been missing out with this author, which I intend to fix!

Complimentary copy provided by the Author in exchange for an honest review.

*** Swoon Thursday was first bought to us by YA Bound. Since they are no longer with us, and with permission from Trisha Wolfe, I have decided that those of us that love to swoon need a central meet up point.  So here it is ladies! I have a link up for everyone at the bottom of the post you can add your swoons to, and I’ll set it up every week! So tell all other swooners out there to come on over, link up so we can visit each other! ***


There were a lot of fun moments in this story... so hard to pick just one, so here are two!

“Babe, you’re already Wonder Woman without the cape and tights. With them, you’ll be a fucking wet dream come true.”

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Justine Porter is in my kitchen, naked except for my shirt, making pancakes.
I must have done something very, very right in another life to be rewarded this way.

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Originally inspired by YA Bound

Meghan March has been known to wear camo face paint and tromp around in woods wearing mud-covered boots, all while sporting a perfect manicure. She's also impulsive, easily entertained, and absolutely unapologetic about the fact that she loves to read and write smut. Her past lives include slinging auto parts, selling lingerie, making custom jewelry, and practicing corporate law. Writing books about dirty talking alpha males and the strong, sassy women who bring them to their knees is by far the most fabulous job she's ever had. She loves hearing from her readers at meghanmarchbooks@gmail.com.









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Waiting On Wednesday #207 – Well Hung / Empire of Storms (@LaurenBlakely3, @SJMaas)

You all know I love a good romantic comedy... so I think I'll need Well Hung!
And I'm dying for Empire of Storms... Hurry up and get here!
Well Hung
Title: Well Hung
Author: Lauren Blakely
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Expected Publication: September 12th 2016

Here’s what you need to know about me — I’m well-off, well-hung and quick with a joke. Women like a guy who makes them laugh—and I don’t mean at the size of his d*ck. No, they want their funny with a side of huge… not to mention loyal. I’ve got all that plus a big bank account, thanks to my booming construction business. Yup. I know how to use all my tools.

Enter Natalie. Hot, sexy, smart, and my new assistant. Which makes her totally off limits... 

Hey, I’m a good guy. Really. I do my best to stay far away from the kind of temptation she brings to work.

Until one night in Vegas… 

Yeah, you’ve heard this one before. Bad news on the business front, drowning our sorrows in a few too many Harvey Wallbangers, and then I’m banging her. In my hotel room. In her hotel room. Behind the Titanic slot machine at the Flamingo (don’t ask). And before I can make her say “Oh God right there YES!” one more time, we’re both saying yes—the big yes—at a roadside chapel in front of a guy in press-on sideburns and a shiny gold leisure suit. 



But it turns out what happened in Vegas didn’t stay in Vegas. And now, my dick doesn’t stay in my pants when she’s around. I try to resist. Honest. But the more we try to keep our hands to ourselves, the more we end up naked again, and the more time I want to spend with her fully clothed, too.

The question now is…do I take this woman to be my ex-wife?


*WELL HUNG is the next sexy, funny standalone romantic comedy to feature characters first seen in BIG ROCK and MISTER O. *

Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass, #5)
Title: Empire of Storms
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Series: Throne of Glass #5
Genre: Fantasy
Expected Publication: September 6th 2016

The long path to the throne has only just begun for Aelin Galathynius. Loyalties have been broken and bought, friends have been lost and gained, and those who possess magic find themselves at odds with those don't.

As the kingdoms of Erilea fracture around her, enemies must become allies if Aelin is to keep those she loves from falling to the dark forces poised to claim her world. With war looming on all horizons, the only chance for salvation lies in a desperate quest that may mark the end of everything Aelin holds dear.

Aelin's journey from assassin to queen has entranced millions across the globe, and this fifth installment will leave fans breathless. Will Aelin succeed in keeping her world from splintering, or will it all come crashing down?


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine where I have the chance to spotlight upcoming releases that I’m eagerly anticipating.
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Once Upon A Half-Time by Sosie Frost ~ Review & Teaser Tuesday

After reading and enjoying my first Sosie Frost novel, I knew I had to get more, so I snapped up Once Upon A Half-Time and devoured it too! It was another amusing, fun and sexy read!
Once Upon A Half-Time: A Sports Romance
Title: Once Upon A Half-Time
Author: Sosie Frost
Genre: Sports Romance
Published: June 15th 2016
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Once Upon A Half-Time…

Lachlan Reed is the Ironfield Rivets’ most-anticipated rookie…and he’s also my biggest mistake. Our three-day Vegas sextravangza is a hazy blur, but seeing him at training camp rings a bell...wedding bells.

As the Rivets’ team photographer, it’s my job to document the players, not marry them. But Lachlan proposes a deal. If we stay married, he promises that I’ll fall madly in love with him by the sunset of our third date.

Good thing I don’t believe in fairy-tales.

But after one night, I’m head-over-heels. Two, and I’m secretly pregnant. Three dates, and he’s either the worst thing that’s ever happened to me…or he’s the only one who can help me save the team from a season-ending league scandal.

A dark secret threatens the Rivets’ organization, and only I can expose it. But when Lachlan struggles in his new position, taking on the coaches will risk both of our careers. If I fail, I’ll lose the love of my life and the perfect father for my secret baby.

Maybe it’s not a fairy-tale romance…

But Lachlan and I will make our own happily-ever-disaster.

I recently read my first Sosie Frost book, so I knew I had to read more of her work. I picked up Once Upon A Half-Time for only 99 cents, and squeezed it in when I was looking for something lighter and fun to read. This was a second chance at love for Lachlan and Elle, as I learned that they hooked up once before and are both fighting the attraction they have for one another.

Elle and Lachlan's first altercation in this book was when she saved his ass and left him in front of the Ironfield Rivets grounds. It was quite amusing to see them interact, but since Elle was dealing with her own issues she left him and fled. Elle was the team photographer and would do whatever she could to protect the team as they were like family to her, and she had a few strong friendships with some of the players. But as they both work for the same team they continued to cross paths and it soon became apparent they had met before, although that time was a little hazy for Elle.

Lachlan was the newest rookie for the Ironfield Rivets and was finding it hard to fit into the team, but being around Elle made it hard too. He knows what he wants, and that's Elle, and he was willing to do anything to win her back.

I liked seeing Lachlan and Elle together, they often bickered and flirted with one another, and the sexual tension between them was off the charts. I could see why they were so good together before and it was going to be a matter of time before they hooked up again. There was a secret between them, that changed everything for Elle, and I loved that Lachlan wanted to get her back.

This was a fun read and I enjoyed watching Lachlan and Elle face each hurdle. I liked that they weren't the conventional couple either, being from different races. But there was no denying that they were great together. Sosie did a fantastic job at weaving their story together, with a little controversy, an intense relationship with plenty of hurdles! I look forward to the next story from this world!
One sweet tease, one funny one!

“I’ve wanted you every minute of every day since you walked out of that hotel room.” His voice lowered, deep and rasping. “I was crazy to let you go, and I’ll be damned if you’ll get away this time. You’re the most beautiful and amazing woman I’ve ever met.”

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“Okay, when I go into labor? You aren’t allowed to do anything. I’ll drive us to the hospital, and you do the stupid breathing exercises.”

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Sosie Frost is no stranger to quirky, embarrassing, and wild situations, and she’s channeling all that new adult angst into fun romances.

From marching at the high school homecoming game without her trumpet (a punishment for forgetting the instrument on the band bus), to regretfully tucking her prom dress into the back of her tights before pictures, and even accidentally starting a chemical fire in the college chem lab, Sosie has the market cornered on crazy stories.

But hey, writing is a better outlet than therapy right? 😉

If you want funny, charming, and steamy romances, you’ve found the right author!

Sosie lives in Pittsburgh with her hubby, her two cats, and thrives on a near constant stream of gummy bears.



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Archer's Voice by Mia Sheridan ~ Audiobook Review & Quote-tastic (@MSheridanAuthor)

I've been told to read Mia Sheridan's work,and when I saw that her books were on sale I snapped a couple up. I began with Archer's Voice, because I had heard good things about it... well it blew me away! You NEED to read this one!
Archer's Voice
Title: Archer's Voice
Author: Mia Sheridan
Narrators: Kris Koscheski & Emily Durante
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Published: December 9th 2014

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When Bree Prescott arrives in the sleepy, lakeside town of Pelion, Maine, she hopes against hope that this is the place where she will finally find the peace she so desperately seeks. On her first day there, her life collides with Archer Hale, an isolated man who holds a secret agony of his own. A man no one else sees.

Archer's Voice is the story of a woman chained to the memory of one horrifying night and the man whose love is the key to her freedom. It is the story of a silent man who lives with an excruciating wound and the woman who helps him find his voice. It is the story of suffering, fate, and the transformative power of love.

THIS IS A STAND-ALONE NOVEL. The first three books in the series need not be read to enjoy this book. New Adult Contemporary Romance: Due to strong language and sexual content, this book is not intended for readers under the age of 18.

I'm not sure what I expected when I went into this book, but I will tell you that I was blown away by how touching and beautiful Archer's Voice was! Both characters were broken in some way, but were able to find a sense of peace together. I loved getting to know both Bree and Archer, learning about their difficult pasts and how the loss they both suffered brought them together.

Bree turned up in Pelion because she was running from the demons in her past. She was finding it hard to move on and decided that the best way to get past it was a change of scenery. Her first encounter with Archer was hilarious! I could just imagine her embarrassment and I laughed hard at her reaction. However when she learned more about Archer, it was sweet to see they had so much more in common than either one of them realised. Bree was able to understand Archer better than anyone and he needed someone in his life, even though he believed he was better off alone.

Archer had lived a very sheltered and lonely life since he was seven. He lived with his uncle who homeschooled Archer, so he didn't interact with people. When his uncle died, he had to learn to do everything for himself and only ventured to town when he needed to. It broke my heart to learn how difficult Archer's life was, and how he struggled with everything that we take for granted, especially with how hard it was for him to communicate with people. But Bree swept into his life and turned everything he knew upside-down. She showed him what it was like to be loved again, to see the world differently and to show him passion that he hadn't experienced before.

Bree and Archer were a couple that will be imprinted in my mind for a long time to come. This story was executed perfectly; the relationship between them grew slowly, and was quite intense. There was an element of suspense tied into the story that sat in the back of my mind the whole way through. But experiencing the love that Bree and Archer had for one another was what made my heart feel whole! This was also my first Mia Sheridan book, and you can be assured I will read more from her! I also think that listening to the book was what made it such a good experience for me. Kris Koscheski and Emily Durante did an amazing job portraying the characters and giving Archer his voice! I will definitely be listening to more books by them and reading more of Sheridan's work very soon!


This moment was a big step for Archer, sorting out his feelings and all! It was so sweet!

He let out a breath on a loud whoosh. I wanted to kiss you, to touch you. I just didn't know . . . if you wanted that, too—
I smiled, looking up at him through my lashes. Archer, I said, taking his hand and bringing it to my heart, which was beating wildly in my chest. "Do you feel that?" I whispered, using my voice since my hands held his against me. "This is how you affect me. My heart is pounding, because I want you to kiss me so badly that I can barely breathe."

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Mia SheridanMia Sheridan is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestselling author. Her passion is weaving true love stories about people destined to be together. Mia lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband. They have four children here on earth and one in heaven.



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Soul Symmetry by J.L. Weil ~ Excerpt & Giveaway (@JLWeil, @XpressoTours)

I love the covers to all these books, and the series sounds so good! Check out the excerpt... sounds like an action packed series! 
Soul Symmetry (Raven, #3)
Title: Soul Symmetry
Author: J.L. Weil
Series: Raven #3
Genre: YA Fantasy
Published: August 2nd 2016
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A BANSHEE.
A DEATH REAPER.
LOVE TRANSCENDING.

War is coming. The veil between the living and the dead no longer exists. Evil is running rampant and the universe’s symmetry balances on my fingertips. No big deal. Of course, nobody knows how or when the hallows will strike, or who among us is a traitor.

Hordes of vengeful spirits are multiplying by the minute, closing in ranks. Zane is poised to strike, but it’s going to take more than his killer instincts, more than swords and shadows to vanquish the hallows back where they belong. Stakes are higher than ever, yet I am determined to protect those I care about—to save the world.

Restoring the veil isn’t as easy as a snap of my fingertips. Nothing worth fighting for ever is. Friendship and loyalties are tested to the limit, sacrifices of unimaginable proportions are made, but in the end, all that matters is whether I succeed or fail.


Zane,” I placed my hand on his chest, looking over my shoulder into the woods. The scent of death overpowered my nostrils, making them burn. “You better put on your superhero cape. We’re about to get some unwanted villains.”
He glanced down at me, eyes unfazed. “Piper, how many times do I have to tell you? I’m not the hero.”
My hands clutched his shirt. “You are to me.” Ice coated my insides. Hallows. They were approaching, fast.
The hardness in Zane’s expression softened. “Declan, I hope you’re ready to unleash your inner Chuck Norris.”
Declan cracked his knuckles. “I’m already game. Let’s use these assholes as dartboards.”
Should I call—” …for backup, but it was too late. They were already here. A strange, almost prickling of anticipation twisted through me as the hallows emerged from the tree lines. Their eyes appeared first, breaking through the darkness like a dozen lanterns. They dipped and glided along the ground, coming straight for us.
I braced myself as the frightening hissing filled the air. The sight was jarring, and I was so glad to have Zane, Declan, and even Crash present.
The four of us were lined up in front of my car, the clearing quickly filling with the cold mist of the departed. “I love when people come back from the dead. Juices my zombie fetish,” Crash said dryly. “You up for this, cupcake?”
I remained in place, trying to control my inner turmoil and ignored Crash.
Zane, on the other hand, didn’t have my self-control. He pointed a finger in Crash’s face. “By God, if you try any funny business, I’ll kill you with my bare hands. And she’s not your cupcake.”
The sucky thing about being in the middle of nowhere…no streetlights. The only light we had was the measly bit of moonlight illuminating through the thick trees, hitting small sections of the clearing. I was going to have to rely heavily on my other senses and instinct.
A strip of darkness filled the center of the glade, and that was where the ghosts came from. Straight down the middle. As they drew closer, so did the scent of decay. It was a noticeable smell I’d never detected before, but as my banshee abilities strengthened, so did my other senses.
Game on,” Crash said, and stepped out of his body, emerging a wolf. He let a howl, long and high.

Award-winning and Bestselling author J.L. Weil writes Teen & New Adult Paranormal Romances about spunky, smart mouth girls who always wind up in dire situations. For every sassy girl, there is an equally mouthwatering, overprotective guy. Of course there is lots of kissing. And stuff.

Most of her books are for ages 16+. They usually have what she considers the good stuff - sexual content (oh yeah) and swearing. You have been warned ;)

An admitted addict to Love Pink clothes, raspberry mochas from Starbucks, (yum!) and Jensen Ackles (double yum!). She loves gushing about books and Supernatural with her readers.





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Mr. Corporate by J.A. Huss ~ Review, Giveaway & Swoon Thursday (@jahuss, @XpressoTours)

This was a thrilling and sizzling third book in the Misters series! It was just what I expect from J.A.Huss, and now I am on edge waiting for the next book to see what happens next!
Mr. Corporate (Mister, #3)
Title: Mr. Corporate
Author: J.A. Huss
Series: Mister #3
Genre: Adult, Contemporary, Romance
Published: August 17th 2016

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Weston Conrad is the best headhunter in the business. That handsome smile goes a long way towards convincing most people to trust him with their future.

I’m not most people. I’m his direct competition. And it doesn’t hurt to be just the kind of woman he’s been looking for.

I’m gonna flash you these legs, Weston Conrad.

I’m gonna wear low-cut shirts and micro-mini skirts.

I’m gonna dazzle you with wit and conversation and kiss those lips like they’re exactly what I’ve been waiting for.

So don’t hate me when you figure out my secret.

You understand, right? You’re Mr. Corporate and this is just business.

Now that's what I'm talking about! The type of twisted, intense read, with plenty of sexy moments, that I expect from J.A. Huss! In Mr. Corporate, I was introduced to the next couple in this developing nightmare that seems to never end! It was a second chance romance for Mr. Corporate (Weston Conrad) and Victoria Aris (Tori), who have history together since the incident 10 years ago.

From the beginning I could see that Victoria was struggling financially and was willing to accept any job offer. She was soon battling to win the contract against her ex, West. I loved how she was willing to do anything to get the information she needed: she was feisty, sneaky and used her assets where she could. However, nothing prepared her for being stuck with West alone.

Weston was determined to succeed as well, and after everything that had happened between them, he wasn't about to let Victoria win. I liked that they both were strong, independent characters and neither would back down from a challenge. They seemed to rehash the same fights over and over, which made it difficult for either of them to move on. They had more in common than they realised; they both had troubled pasts, and were trying their hardest to move past them, but it seems their demons have come back to haunt them.

I love the way that J.A. Huss built up this story. I could see that their old feelings were rekindling, but there was an aspect of danger there... gradually growing! West and Tori were scorching once they stopped over thinking everything and gave into their desires. But there were so many other unanswered questions they needed to deal with. There was some name dropping too, so those of us that have read other books by Huss may have squealed, just like me! Mr. Corporate was a crazy ride with steamy scenes and plenty of twists to keep you guessing. The story is far from over and I cannot wait for more!

Complimentary copy provided by the Author in exchange for an honest review.
*** Swoon Thursday was first bought to us by YA Bound. Since they are no longer with us, and with permission from Trisha Wolfe, I have decided that those of us that love to swoon need a central meet up point.  So here it is ladies! I have a link up for everyone at the bottom of the post you can add your swoons to, and I’ll set it up every week! So tell all other swooners out there to come on over, link up so we can visit each other! ***


This was so sweet! I loved that West was telling Tori just what he wanted!

“I think I’ll keep you forever, Miss Arias,” I say, when she takes a breath. “I think I own you.”
“Don’t be a caveman, Mr. Conrad. You know I’m nobody’s property.”
“You’re wrong,” I say, starting to pump her harder. “You’ve always been mine and you know it.

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Originally inspired by YA Bound
JA Huss is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than twenty romances. She likes stories about family, loyalty, and extraordinary characters who struggle with basic human emotions while dealing with bigger than life problems. JA loves writing heroes who make you swoon, heroines who makes you jealous, and the perfect Happily Ever After ending.

You can chat with her on Facebook (www.facebook.com/AuthorJAHuss), Twitter (@jahuss), and her kick-ass romance blog, New Adult Addiction (www.newadultaddiction.com).

If you're interested in getting your hands on an advanced release copy of her upcoming books, sneak peek teasers, or information on her upcoming personal appearances, you can join her newsletter list (http://eepurl.com/JVhAr) and get those details delivered right to your inbox.

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