Christmas in Peachtree Bluff by Kristy Woodson Harvey

JoDena’s 5 out of 5 review

You know that fictional (based on a real) place you always wanted to live in………. well, believe me when I say that you need to forget about that place or bump it a couple of spots down. Why, you ask? Because Peachtree Bluff will move to the top of that list once you get your hands on this beautiful novel by Kristy Woodson Harvey!!

This was my first Peachtree Bluff Series book that I have read. Let me tell you, that I have the entire series on hold at my local library. The Murphy sisters have come back to Peachtree Bluff for the annual holiday festivities, but something is about to turn everything haywire. Is it a long held onto secret? Is it the weather in Georgia around this time of year? You will have to grab this right when it comes out on October 26th 2021.

As for those that know me…… know my favorite all time place is Tree Hill (Wilmington) NC. I have read Nicholas Sparks books since I was a teenager and fell in love with the Coast of NC. To be very honest this series, town of Peachtree Bluff, the Murphy family and Kristy have all moved to that number 1 spot for me of all time. I want to be apart of the Murphy Family and to live in Peachtree Bluff for as long as I can.

Kristy is definitely my new Nicholas Sparks when it comes to Southern Fiction!!!

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RELEASE BLITZ: Love Next Door by Helena Hunting

Love Next Door, an all new addictive small-town romance from New York Times bestselling author Helena Hunting is now live!

When Dillion Stitch left her hometown, she had no intention of going back. But when her brother gets into trouble, Dillion reluctantly agrees to return home to take her place at the family business.

Being back in Pearl Lake after all these years feels familiar, but also brings a few surprises. She’s quick to notice that someone new has shown up at the cottage next door. Dillion gets more than an eyeful when she goes to check out the newcomer and meets Donovan “Van” Firestone—her beloved neighbor’s grandson—in all his unclothed glory.

Having gotten off to a rocky start, it’s not long before they begin bickering with each other all over town. All that back and forth inevitably sparks an undeniable attraction. But Dillion’s family has issues, Van’s family resents him, and neither Dillion nor Van feels truly at ease in the small town. For these Pearl Lake exiles, home isn’t just where the heart is—it’s where things get complicated.

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About Helena Hunting

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of PUCKED, Helena Hunting lives on the outskirts of Toronto with her incredibly tolerant family and two moderately intolerant cats. She’s writes contemporary romance ranging from new adult angst to romantic sports comedy.

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Book Release: MATTER OF TIME by M.E. Carter

No one has ever wanted me so why would she?

My name is Kade Maxwell.

You probably don’t remember me. I’m not a rich athlete. I’m not a bar owner. Hell, I’m not even in medical school like the guy I thought was my older brother. I’m just a college guy with no family trying to figure out the direction my life is taking.

That means taking classes, gaming with my online friends and working behind the counter of a premiere sports bar. I enjoy it. I make good tips and have regular social interaction with interesting people. Unfortunately, that social interaction has taken an awkward turn now that the woman I love from a distance is slinging drinks behind the bar with me.

As the soon-to-be sister-in-law of my boss, Nicole Willoughby is off-limits. Not just because she’s too good for me — and with her beauty both inside and out, she is — but because she’s still healing from the worst kind of betrayal. It makes my stomach turn just thinking about the abuse she suffered at her ex’s hands.

When he begins poking around in her new life, I instinctively know someone like me, who no one would call an alpha male, could never protect her. But I can offer up the empty bedroom in my apartment so she never has to fear being alone. It seems to be a solution that works for everyone, except maybe my bleeding heart. But I’ll put up with it as long as she is safe.

Because I’d rather have her as a friend and a roommate than not have her at all.

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Home Sweet Mess by Allison Ashley

This was my first book by Allison Ashley. Jeni and Logan’s story is so fun, you’ll turn the pages fast! If you are looking for a meet-cute book read for the beach or just to take you away from reality for a bit, definitely pick this one up from wherever you grab your books. All and any of Allison’s books are now on my TBR.

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🎉🎉No More Words by Kerry Lonsdale! Releasing July 6th🎉🎉

Kerry is at it again with her suspenseful writing!! Have you ever tried to figure out something with no leads? How about only pictures? In the first book of her new trilogy, that is exactly what needs to happen. This will keep you turning each page and you’ll yell at yourself for not turning them fast enough. Don’t turn them to fast because book #2 doesn’t release till 2022. Thank you so much for these amazing books!!!! #lakeunionpublishing #lakeunionauthors #kerrylonsdale #nomorewords #newtrilogy

🎉🎉Happy Publication Day to Grounded in July by Savannah Hedricks!!!🎉🎉

Jodena’s 5 out of 5 review!! 🥂

This had me laughing and crying at all different times during the book. I could not put it down. Savannah’s writing and story telling is at the top of its game! Grab this book for a beach read or a day at the pool. And always keep in mind, our disabilities do not define us!! Its how we live our life with them! #supportallauthors #GroundedinJuly #savannahhendricks

The Clover Girls by Viola Shipman

Jodena’s 5 out of 5 Review!!

“Family is more than blood” -Em

This quote will stick with me forever! As an only child I will always be thankful for my family, but when it comes to my friends, best friends for that matter…… it is a whole different thankfulness. This book has all the 80’s Summer Camp nostalgia. It gave me every single feel imaginable, you’ll need tissues! The Clover Girls will have you thinking about your true friends, even lifelong friends and will make you exceptionally thankful that they are still in your life. A great friend will always make an impact no matter what.

To my best friends in the world, THANK YOU!!! Thank you for being there through ups, downs, life and even death. I don’t know what I would have done without you!

“A Friend is Someone Who Knows You Are Not Perfect But Treats You As If You Are”

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BLOG TOUR: A Kiss for a Kiss by Helena Hunting

A Kiss for A Kiss, an all-new surprise baby, mature adult romance from New York Times bestselling author Helena Hunting is available now!

I’m Jake Masterson, single dad, and the General Manager of Seattle’s NHL team. I walked away from a career as a player so I could raise my daughter. For the last twenty-plus years, Queenie has been my main priority, but now she’s getting married.

And there’s a small complication.

A beautiful, sexy complication named Hanna.

She’s my son-in-law’s older sister. Or at least that’s how they were raised. The truth is a little more scandalous than that.

I’ve been drawn to her from the moment I laid eyes on her. And I spent months trying to keep a lid on that attraction.

Until we finally give in.

It starts with one searing kiss, but quickly ends with us between the sheets—and in the shower, and the hot tub, you get the picture—and turns into months of sneaking around.
Here’s the problem: we live on opposite ends of the country. It can’t be anything but casual. And as I’ve already said…it’s complicated.

But when Hanna finds out she’s pregnant…suddenly things get real serious.

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Excerpt

“You’re trouble tonight, aren’t you?” Her fingertips dance along my traps as she brushes past me. “And yes, to answer your question, I did, in fact, bring the red bikini.”
She disappears down the hall to the spare bedroom, where she’s sleeping tonight. Because I invited her to stay at my place this weekend rather than at King’s. It’s not that she isn’t welcome there. It’s more that she wants them to have their privacy. It also means I get more time with Hanna, so it’s a win all the way around. And I’d be lying if I said I hadn’t been thinking a lot about time alone with her this weekend.
I change into my swim trunks, pour myself a scotch, heavy on the rocks, and her a glass of wine before I make my way outside. I set the drinks on the outdoor dining table, remove the hot tub cover and check the temperature, making sure it’s not too hot.
Once I carry the drinks over and set them in the cup holders, I sink into the hot, bubbly water, stretch my arms out, let my head fall back and my eyes close. All the time I’ve been spending with Hanna is starting to get to me.
Reminding me that I’m in my forties, and very much still a bachelor. There are a lot of reasons why getting involved with Hanna on a romantic level would not be a good idea. Queenie and King’s relationship being at the forefront.
But she’s fun. And sexy. And we get each other.
A minute later, the sound of the sliding door opening and closing and the slap of flip-flops against the deck have me cracking a lid.
“You better not be sleeping already!” she calls out.
“Not sleeping, just waiting on you.”
I watch as she pulls the tie on her robe and the terry fabric slips over her shoulders, revealing that red bikini I’m such a fan of. Hanna is all curves. Amazing curves. The kind I’ve fantasized about putting my hands on plenty of times over the past several months. And with us spending a lot more time together, it’s been hard not to give in to the constant draw.
I rise from the water and hold out a hand as she climbs the steps. Her fingers slip into my palm, sending a jolt down my spine and a stirring inside my swim trunks.
“Could you try to be a little less beautiful all the time?”I tease as I help her into the tub. “Could you try to have more of a dad bod?” She drags her fingers down my abs, brows waggling, a smile on her gorgeous face. “You are definitely good for my ego, Jake.” She pats me on the chest and sinks into the water on the opposite side of the tub from me.
Which is probably a good thing since I feel like we’re playing with fire tonight. The kind I wouldn’t mind pouring a gallon of gasoline on just to watch it burn brighter.
“That was a great engagement party. I think the kids had fun, don’t you?”She stretches her legs out. Her toes skim the outside of my thigh and I barely resist the urge to run my hand up her calf.
I don’t know what’s in the air tonight, but things seem…different. Heightened.
“Yeah. It was good,” I agree. She pokes me with her toe. “Then why are you frowning? You’ve been off all night. What’s going on?” With all the planning and talks we’ve been having, Hanna and I have gotten to know each other better. And she can read me pretty easily.
“I don’t know. On one hand, I’m happy for King and Queenie and I know he’s going to be a great husband to my daughter, but I spent all these years raising her, and being there for her. They’ve been living together for months, but for some reason, it’s all kind of hitting me. It’s real now.” I take a sip of my scotch. “It’s different from when she went away to college, and even when she moved out of the pool house and in with King. There’s this hole I didn’t expect.”
“It sounds like empty nester’s syndrome.” She moves to the spot beside to me, where the glass of wine I poured her sits.
“Is that what this is? I’m all morose and shit.”
She chuckles and props her elbow on the edge of the tub. “You need to look at it with a fresh perspective, that’s all. You’re not losing your daughter. It’s different with girls. Sure, she’s found her partner in life, but she’s always going to be your baby girl. And the two of you are so close.”
“I don’t know what to do with all of this freedom,” I admit. “My entire life up to this point has been revolved around raising Queenie and my career.”
“Which means you did your job. And that’s a good thing. Think about it, Jake. This is the great part about having a kid young. Sure, you lost out on the freedom of your twenties, but in some ways, this is even better. You’re in your forties. You have a great job, you’re in incredible shape.” She twists and pulls her knee up so it rests against my thigh, her arm extending along the back of the tub, fingertips skimming my . “You have all of your hair.”
“I’m definitely grateful for the last one,” I joke.
“You have great hair.” She runs her fingers through it. “It’s sexy.” She bites her lip and then shakes her head. “Anyway, what I’m saying is, you’re in the prime of your life. Most people in their forties are raising teens, or maybe their kids are getting ready to go to college. You’ve done all that. Now you can just live. You can date. Have fun. Do whatever you want.”
“Fun would be good.”My gaze drops to her lips. “And I’d like to do whatever I want.”
“Me, too.” Her bottom lip slides through her teeth. “Like right now I could kiss you.”
“You definitely could.” I skim her thigh under the water with my fingertips.
She nods. “There’s nothing stopping us.”
“So why aren’t your lips on mine yet?” I ask.
Hanna shifts again, her wet palms come to rest on either side of my jaw, and she presses her soft lips to mine.
I slip my hand under her hair and wrap it around the back of her neck. For a moment, I question whether this is a good idea. But when our lips part and our tongues meet, I forget all the reasons why it might not be.
I groan as I sink into the kiss and our tongues tangle. She tastes fruity, like the wine she’s been drinking. She straddles me and settles in my lap, her breasts pressing against my chest.
She breaks the kiss for a moment and our eyes meet. “I’ve been thinking about this for months.”
“I’ve wanted to know what your lips taste like since the first day I met you,”

About Helena Hunting

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of PUCKED, Helena Hunting lives on the outskirts of Toronto with her incredibly tolerant family and two moderately intolerant cats. She writes contemporary romance ranging from new adult angst to romantic sports comedy.

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Slay Like a Mother by Katherine Wintsch

JoDena’s Review: 5 out of 5 Margaritas!!!

This is one of THE BEST self-help book that I have read!! Never thought you had ‘Dragons’ when you parent?! Don’t worry, we all do! I was in tears at the very beginning of the book. It opened my eyes to the realization that parenting is hard, dammit! We all get through it and work to our best potential as one. I will be rereading and recommending this to all parents. And always pull it off my shelf when I am doubting myself.

Also, head over to Instagram and follow @planted.in.books for a signed copy giveaway!!!

RELEASE BLITZ: A Kiss For A Kiss by Helena Hunting

There’s a small complication.
A beautiful, sexy complication named Hanna.

A Kiss for A Kiss, an all-new second chance-at-love mature adult romance from New York Times bestselling author Helena Hunting is available now!

I’m Jake Masterson, single dad, and the General Manager of Seattle’s NHL team. I walked away from a career as a player so I could raise my daughter. For the last twenty-plus years, Queenie has been my main priority, but now she’s getting married.
And there’s a small complication.
A beautiful, sexy complication named Hanna.
She’s my son-in-law’s older sister. Or at least that’s how they were raised. The truth is a little more scandalous than that.
I’ve been drawn to her from the moment I laid eyes on her. And I spent months trying to keep a lid on that attraction.
Until we finally give in.
It starts with one searing kiss, but quickly ends with us between the sheets—and in the shower, and the hot tub, you get the picture—and turns into months of sneaking around.
Here’s the problem: we live on opposite ends of the country. It can’t be anything but casual. And as I’ve already said…it’s complicated.
But when Hanna finds out she’s pregnant…suddenly things get real serious.

Fall in love today!
FREE in Kindle Unlimited
Amazon: https://amzn.to/3broHRD
Amazon Worldwide: http://mybook.to/AKFAK

Add A KISS FOR A KISS to Goodreads: https://bit.ly/3w4SirW

About Helena Hunting

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of PUCKED, Helena Hunting lives on the outskirts of Toronto with her incredibly tolerant family and two moderately intolerant cats. She writes contemporary romance ranging from new adult angst to romantic sports comedy.

Connect with Helena
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