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We are on vacation so any book counts. 
This summer we have several read-a-thons as well as an awesome treasure hunt. 

Plan
The last few Coyer's I've not done as well as I have in the past. I'm hoping this summer since any books count will be just what I need to get out of my long-running reading funk. I plan to take part in both the treasure hunt and all 4 of the read-a-thons. This looks like it will be a book packed summer. I also plan to be active in the facebook group which is a great support group of readers check it out (HERE)

I've started setting up my Bullet Journal for the reading adventures to come. 

Feel free to join us it's a great group!!!
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Title: The Art of Love
Author: Leslie Pike
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: May 23, 2019

Blurb
Posing naked in front of strangers isn’t the worst job.

Besides, artist Oliver London doesn’t have the luxury of being shy.

Being a figure model is how he keeps his artistic dream alive.

He’ll do whatever it takes.
Get naked, exist on bare necessities, live in a dingy apartment.

A relationship? Not likely.
The only woman he ever loved was sixteen the last time he saw her.

Stori Ryder’s unstable childhood has given her a drive to succeed.

She’s laser focused on Whiskey River, Manhattan’s hot speakeasy.

Distractions? They don’t fit in her five year plan.

But the truth is your first love lasts forever.
You don’t forget the one who changes the way your heart beats.

When old friends invite them on a French Riviera wedding cruise, it all comes rushing back.

Her kiss, his touch, the love that’s been sleeping deep in their hearts.

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The Art of Love is a standalone and was previously released as Sexceptional. There is a new cover, title and blurb but no new content.

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Author Bio

USA TODAY bestselling author, Leslie Pike, has loved expressing herself through the written word since she was a child. Her passion for film and screenwriting led her to Texas for eight years, writing for a prime time CBS series. Leslie lives in Southern California with her Pom-Poo, Mr. Big. She’s traveled the world as part of film crews, from Africa to Israel, New York to San Francisco. Now she finds her favorite creative adventures taking place in her home, writing Contemporary Romance.

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Created by Pen to Paper
Each week we will share a book that has been recently added to our wishlist or has been on it for ages. A book I can't wait to add to my shelf. 
I've been working on my ebook wishlist. I have so many potential amazing books that I want to read. 

The Academy theme I'm starting to see more and more of. 


Manicures and Mayhem
by Kim Faulks and Mila Young
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Welcome to Beautiful Beasts Academy, where the only thing more dangerous than the haunted grounds are the students themselves.

Life as the daughter of the city’s most prominent Vampire was tough enough. 

Bodyguards with fangs. 

Paparazzi everywhere I turn. 

Dates with an overbearing Demon. 

I hated it all. So when the opportunity to attend Academy reared its head, I jumped at the chance. 

I could hide there, blend in with all the other beautiful beasts and try to ignore my bodyguard.

I wanted normal

I craved boring. 

But fate has a shitty sense of humor, way worse than mine. 

So when I find a body in the middle of my bedroom on my first night there...I’m not threatened not with death...something worse. 

Getting expelled.


And to prove my innocence I have to find the real killer in a school full of monsters. 
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Waiting on Wednesday 
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases we're eagerly anticipating. In my case not so patiently waiting for the new releases, which I lack.

I'm in love with this weeks cover. The synopsis sounds amazing. I can't wait to get my hands on a copy. 


My Choice this week is

The Tracker Hive Academy 
by - Avery Song 
Expected Publication - June 1st 2019
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I've dealt with my share of homelessness. I've endured being the bad gal in the room. I’ve taken a lot of life’s punches on the chin. But never did I expect to be forced to attend an academy full of power-hungry delinquents. 

Born with powers far too great to control, I ended up homeless at eight years old. With my family gone, I lived on the streets, learning quickly that the world was just as cold as my beating heart. 

Because I carry all eight magic elements, enemies sought me out from every dark corner. Luckily, I was saved and taken in by Alaric Masters, headmaster of Tracker Hive Academy.

My name is Jade Storm, and I’m the youngest recruit to become a Tracker. 

Now that I'm eighteen, Alaric is insisting that I attend the academy. I’ll do it, but on my own terms. My only goal is to learn just how powerful I am and breeze through the next four years. I have no interest in joining any cliques, and I’m not here to make friends. If there’s one thing life has taught me, it’s that I work best alone.

However, the Troubled Four — Zeke, Zion, Zackery, and Zeus — have other plans. Quadruplets who together carry all eight elements, the boys are desperate to make me submit to their trickery. They’re stupid to think I’ll play by anyone's rules but my own.

I can handle whatever threats, traps, bullying, and schemes are thrown my way, because I'm not here to be a good student. I'm here to keep my secret safe from those who will do everything to see me perish.


Game on. 
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The College Pact Series
Author: Gina Azzi
Genre: Coming of Age/New Adult/College Romance
Cover Design: Regina Wamba, Mae I Design



Releasing June 4, 2019
Sexy surfers. Epic parties. Wild nights.

Welcome to my senior year of college.

At least, this is what I imagine when I accept a semester-long medical internship in LA, California.

But reality trumps imagination when I meet him.

Cade Wilkins, Astor University football god and projected NFL draft pick. With thundercloud eyes, a teasing smirk, and a ripped body, Cade is my game changer.

I fall for him faster than he can score a touchdown.

Except our happily-ever-after is fumbled. 

One tackle ends him.

One party destroys me.

Broken promises. Ugly truths. Ruined futures.

Welcome to my senior year of college.

The real version.

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The College Pact Series (originally published under The Senior Semester Series) has been re-edited and revamped with new content and a fresh look. All books in this series can be read as standalones.


Releasing June 20, 2019
Rome is for lovers.

Passionate, intense, bold lovers.

I’m a twenty-one-year-old virgin and I’m entranced by Lorenzo Barca.

He’s an arrogant, unapologetic, sexy as sin, Italian race car driver who always gets what he wants.

And he wants me underneath him. Or at the very least in the passenger seat of his sportscar.

Unrelenting, Lorenzo crushes my feeble excuses to remain detached from everything he makes me feel.

I fall completely in love, in a passionate, intense, bold kind of way.

But he ruins it by discovering a secret.

And it leads us down a dark, twisted, and dangerous path.

If all roads lead to Rome, then I need an exit strategy.

***

The College Pact Series (originally published under The Senior Semester Series) has been re-edited and revamped with new content and a fresh look. All books in this series can be read as standalones.



Releasing July 16, 2019

They say time heals all wounds. They lie.

Especially my brother’s best friend, Zack.

Because my brother is dead and that’s a wound that will never heal.

I’m dealing the best I can, numbing my pain with alcohol and sex of the random variety.

Until Zack literally runs into me on Boathouse Row in Philadelphia and takes matters into his own hands. He intervenes in my life and offers a new coping strategy: himself.

His unexpected friendship, brimming with concern and thoughtfulness affects me.  

Soon, an attraction I can’t deny erupts into a desire I’m desperate to act on.  

But I can’t fall for my brother’s best friend.

Not now.

And definitely not after I learn the truth about Adrian’s death.

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The College Pact Series (originally published under The Senior Semester Series) has been re-edited and revamped with new content and a fresh look. All books in this series can be read as standalones.


Releasing August 14, 2019
Scandal should be synonymous with Washington DC.

I would know; I’m an intern on Capitol Hill.

But I fall for a man even more dangerous than a politician.

I fall for Luke, an underground-boxer-turned-entrepreneur.

With cool green eyes, tightly coiled muscles, and split knuckles, Luke stands out against the backdrop of crisp suits and polished shoes. 

He’s jaded, closed-off, and impossible to read.

He’s also gorgeous, determined, and loyal to a fault.

But Luke has a secret, one with compromised allegiances and a dangerous outcome.

In fact, he’s the greatest scandal of all.



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The College Pact Series (originally published under The Senior Semester Series) has been re-edited and revamped with new content and a fresh look. All books in this series can be read as standalones.


Author Bio

Gina Azzi writes Contemporary Romance with relatable, genuine characters experiencing real life love, friendships, and challenges. She is the author of The Kane Brothers Series, The College Pact Series, Finding Love in Scotland Series, and Corner of Ocean and Bay. All of her books can be read as stand-alones. 

A Jersey girl at heart, Gina has spent her twenties traveling the world, living and working abroad, before settling down in Ontario, Canada with her husband and three children. She's a voracious reader, daydreamer, and coffee enthusiast who loves meeting new people. Say hey to her on social media or through www.ginaazzi.com.

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Title: Assassin's Mark
Series: Assassins #2
Author: Ella Sheridan
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Cover Design: Mayhem Cover Creations
Release Date: June 24, 2019

Blurb
I knew the minute I saw him that Levi Agozi was too perfect to be real. I didn't care. He came to me, asked for me, and, dazzled by his dark good looks and the bad-boy aura surrounding him, I gave in. Willingly.


My father is set to become the next governor of Virginia, and he'll use me to get there if he has to. He'll hand me over, virginity and all, to the man with the biggest bank account and political pull.

I wanted something more.


I wanted Levi. And I had him—until I woke up, disoriented and confused, at his mercy. He’s a bad boy, all right. A sexy, deadly assassin. And I'm the pawn torn between him and my father, two powerful men intent on destroying each other.

I might not understand their war, but I do understand one thing: no matter who wins, I lose.

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“Get your ass outside right this minute, Abigail, and wait for Charlie to arrive. I won’t have you shaming this family.”
I was bringing shame to our family? Me? My father expected me to marry for his convenience, for the good of his political career, but I was the shameful one? I squeezed down on the cell, the sound of plastic creaking in protest satisfying something inside me that ached to burst free. Too bad I wasn’t strong enough to pulverize the damn thing.
And yet, a large part of me believed him. Always had. After all, if I wasn’t shameful, he would love me, right?
No. Wrong. You’re not going to let that bastard poison you anymore, Abby.
I wasn’t the Hulk, able to crush a cell phone with a single twitch of my fingers, but I was strong enough to drop it into the trash can full of wet paper towels and walk out of the bathroom without looking back. In the hall, the sight of Levi leaning against the wall, obviously waiting, hands stuffed into his pockets, brought me to an abrupt stop. My mouth went dry. I’d spent my life trying to please a man, and look where that had gotten me.
I was already bringing shame to the Roslyn name; maybe I should embrace the role instead of letting my father’s words cut me to pieces.
I moved closer. One side of Levi’s mouth tilted up, and he wrapped those big hands around my hips the minute I came within reach. A gravelly rumble escaped him, sinking beneath my skin and sending shivers to the deepest part of my being. Heavy-lidded eyes devoured me, shouting a desire I found hard to believe, but it was there nonetheless. Hunger. Pleasure. That look sent a surge of desperation so strong through me that I couldn’t speak if I’d wanted to.
It’s now or never, Abby.
I didn’t stop or slow. I moved into his space until my body was pressed firmly against his, lifted my chin, and met the lips that lowered to mine.



Author Bio
Ella Sheridan never fails to take her readers to the dark edges of love and back again. Strong heroines are her signature, and her heroes span the gamut from hot rock stars to alpha bodyguards and everywhere in between. Ella never pulls her punches, and her unique combination of raw emotion, hot sex, and action leave her readers panting for the next release.

Born and raised in the Deep South, Ella writes romantic suspense, erotic romance, and hot BDSM contemporaries. Start anywhere—every book may be read as a standalone, or begin with book one in any series and watch the ties between the characters grow.

★ Anything can happen in the shadows of a sultry Southern night. Explore the heat with the SOUTHERN NIGHTS romantic suspense series.
★ Secrets and sex abound in the SECRETS TO HIDE contemporary romance series.
★ Dark desires come to the fore in IF ONLY, a BDSM contemporary series.

“The perfect blend of suspense and romance.” – Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

“Ms. Sheridan writes suspense that grabs you and won't let go.” – Tea and Book

“The perfect kind of naughty…with [characters] that have great chemistry.” – Alpha Book Club

“A great plot, likable characters, witty banter, and seductively wicked love scenes—the perfect recipe!” – Blogging by Liza

Don't miss a release! Sign up for Ella’s newsletter to find out about new releases and sales: ellasheridanauthor.com


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Title: Deep Cut
Author: Dani Wyatt
Genre: Lumberjack Insta-Love Romance
Cover Design: Sybil Wilson, Pop Kitty Designs
Release Date: May 28, 2019

Blurb
Cain Matthews lives life on his terms.  His ax and the trees of the forest his only companions for as long as he can remember.  When his brother moves back to town and he lays eyes on the forbidden fruit he’s brought with him, his simple life becomes very, very complicated.

Melody Lane thought she was living the fairy tale.  Schooled and living in London with her mom and dad, she wakes up one morning to find out you can’t predict what’s to come.   Moving a continent away and starting a new life isn’t the worst of it.  When her father introduces her to the sexy, brooding woodsman, she’s sure life is just one cruel joke.

They shouldn’t want each other.  It’s every kind of wrong but when Melody shows up on Cain’s doorstep, things that should be wrong, become very, very right.

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Author’s Note:  Ever had a crush on someone you know you shouldn’t?  Yeah, me too.   Get ready for taboo vibes with some backwoods scent.  This naughty little ditty is going to tickle your oh-no-we-shouldn’t parts.   Love at the speed of light, no cheating, short smut with a happy ending that will swoon your wool socks off. These two aren’t actually related and everyone is over eighteen so we good.



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Dani Wyatt used to feel bad about having such dirty thoughts. Luckily, one day she decided to start writing them down. Her uber alpha heros have a wicked possessive streak and an insatiable libido. Her heroines are intelligent, quirky and worry about having too much muffin top. With her books, you can count on a heaping helping of HOT, a dash of rough and always a happily ever after.


When she's not writing (which is not often) she is probably laughing about some irony (like A-1 Steak Sauce is vegan), riding her horse, wondering why The Walking Dead can't have a new episode every night, or looking cross-eyed at some piece of technology sent to ruin her day.

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Title: Vow of Sacrifice
Series: Vow Series #5
Author: Emma Renshaw
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Cover Design: Hang Le
Release Date: June 11, 2019

Blurb
She fled from the depths of hell, her life barely in tact.

Iris is finally living a peaceful life away from all that she fears. She’s ready to come out of hiding and start living again.

He walked away from a life no one is supposed to escape.

Callan’s been looking over his shoulder for the past two years. There’s a reason they say the mafia is for life. Now, in a new city, and as the guardian of his sister, he has the chance to create a life he can be proud of.

Iris’s world is rocked off its axis when she meets her new neighbor with turquoise eyes and a protective streak a mile wide. Soon the chemistry between them sparks to life and it’s not long before passion consumes them. But their pasts are never too far away…

When those he loves the most are threatened, will the cost of his sacrifice be his own life?


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Emma loves to write, just don't ask her to write about herself. If she isn't writing, you can find her lost in a book or trying to get her doggo to take a selfie with her. He usually refuses. At the end of the day, you can find Emma at the closest Mexican restaurant eating queso and sipping on a margarita. She lives in Texas with her husband and dog.

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Title: Shouldn't Have You
Series: Fractured Connections #2
Author: Carrie Ann Ryan
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: May 21, 2019

Blurb
I've been many things in my life: daughter, friend, student, lover, wife…and now, widow. Getting past those labels and finding who I could be without them was the hardest thing I've ever done.
Then I became friends with Brendon Connolly.
Every time I look at him, I see a past, I see a present, and I’m afraid if I look too hard, I’ll see a future.

~~~

I've known Harmony Wynham since before she got married. Before she lost everything. I didn’t know that one day she wouldn’t be just my friend but the woman I wanted to spend the rest of my life with.
Only I don't think that can happen.
Not when every time she looks at me, she sees what she lost, and I can only see what I can't overcome.
I love her, even though I shouldn't. Somehow, we need to find a balance.
Because if we don't, walking away will be the hardest thing I've ever done—even if it's the only thing I should do.


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Author Bio

Carrie Ann Ryan is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of contemporary, paranormal, and young adult romance. Her works include the Montgomery Ink, Redwood Pack, Fractured Connections, and Elements of Five series, which have sold over 3.0 million books worldwide. She started writing while in graduate school for her advanced degree in chemistry and hasn’t stopped since. Carrie Ann has written over seventy-five novels and novellas with more in the works. When she’s not losing herself in her emotional and action-packed worlds, she’s reading as much as she can while wrangling her clowder of cats who have more followers than she does.

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Title: Outplayed
Author: Lila Rose
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: May 21, 2019

Blurb
Violet Marcus’s life is settled. She has it all: a place of her own, a business where her temper has its uses, and great people who work for her.



But something is missing. The problem is, her stubbornness refuses to admit how lonely she actually is.



She lost the one man she thought she could marry, a university love, but when their careers drive them in different directions they went their separate ways.



Now he’s back.



He’s also changed.



Unsure if she wants to hug him or throat punch him, she keeps her distance. Or tries to.

Travis Stewart moves to Ballarat for one reason—to have Violet back in his life. His love has never diminished. Not through the years, the distance, or even in the underworld he finds himself a part of.

He will always love her.

Now he just has to convince Violet that his heart is hers, and his soul isn’t as black as it seems.

His mission is simple: get Violet to understand they have a future together before getting kneed in the balls. Easy, especially as he refuses to be outplayed.

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Lila was born in Brisbane Australia, her step-dad was in the Army which caused them to move around a lot. They finally settled in country Victoria, Australia. Being the youngest of four children she admits she was spoilt a bit. Even drove her mum crazy when she refused to eat meat at a young age.

Now, Lila lives with her husband and two children.

She started writing in 2013 and self-published the first of the Hawks MC: Ballarat Charter series- Holding Out. Since then, she has published eleven other titles, which range from erotica, humorous romance, YA and paranormal. 
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