Release Day Launch: Loving You by Kelly Elliott





Loving You_Front AmazonIn the long awaited conclusion to the Wanted, Broken, and Love Wanted in Texas series, New York Times bestselling author Kelly Elliott brings you a story filled with angst, cowboys, and fairytale love.

Taylor Atwood and Jase Morris finally found their way to one another. Life couldn’t have been more perfect for either one of them as they began to build a future together.

When tragedy strikes, Taylor’s perfect world is gone in an instant, leaving her with nothing but unanswered questions. Will she find the strength to go on, or will the idea of Jase possibly being gone forever prove to be more than Taylor can handle?

Facing life’s toughest situations, Taylor and Jase will both learn that nothing is stronger than family and true love.

Loving You is the sixth and final book in the Love Wanted in Texas series.




Lauren took a drink and turned to Colt. “Let’s dance!”

Jumping up, she pulled him out to the dance floor as I chuckled and continued my people watching.

The song changed from a fast song to a slower one. Oh, it’s Dan and Shay. I love that group. Scanning the dance floor, my eyes came to a halt.

“Jase,” I whispered as I watched him dancing with some girl. All of sudden the lyrics to the song played loudly in my ears.

He wasn’t talking at all to her, but he held her close to him. “Bastard,” I said out loud as the guy standing next to me at the bar looked at me shocked.

“Oh shit, did I cut in front of you?”

Pulling my eyes off of Jase and the girl, I took in the sight in front of me.

Cowboy. Tight jeans, nice body, boots, and a smile that would knock any girl off her feet. Any girl … but me.

“Nope, sorry that wasn’t directed at you. The guy who asked me to dance is dancing with someone else.”

I pouted as he smiled bigger. Good lord … when did I learn how to flirt?

Reaching his hand out for mine, he winked and said, “His mistake just became my gain.”

With a flirty grin, I set my drink down and placed my hand in his and let him lead me to the dance floor. The last place Jase would ever expect me to be is a bar in Llano. I had to admit when Lauren mentioned this place, my heart began to race at the idea of maybe seeing Jase. I just hadn’t planned on seeing him with another girl.

Lucking out, the next song was another slow one. Spinning me around, the guy pulled me closer and asked, “What’s your name?”

“Taylor. Yours?”


Oh yuck. Why did he have to have the same name as my dad? Crap.

“Nice to meet you … um … Brad.”

“Pleasure is all mine, Taylor. I can promise you that.”

Ugh. Men.

He pulled me closer and I was praying to God this guy had something in his pocket and it wasn’t what I thought it was poking my stomach.


For a few seconds I totally forgot why I had agreed to dance with him. I quickly looked around until I spotted Jase. He looked miserable and somehow that comforted me.


Kelly Elliott is married to a wonderful Texas cowboy who has a knack for making her laugh almost daily and supports her crazy ideas and
dreams for some unknown reason…he claims it’s because he loves her!

She’s also a mom to an amazing daughter who is constantly asking for something to eat while her fingers move like mad on her cell phone
sending out what is sure to be another very important text message.

In her spare time she loves to sit in her small corner overlooking the Texas hill country and write.

One of her favorite things to do is go for hikes around her property with Gus….her chocolate lab and the other man in her life, and Rose,
her golden retriever. When Kelly is not outside helping the hubby haul brush, move rocks or whatever fun chore he has in store for her that day, you’ll find
her inside reading, writing or watching HGTV.

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Kristen Proby is known for writing heartfelt characters with deep connections and sizzling passion. In her brand new series from William Morrow Paperbacks, Fusion, she will seduce readers’ senses with the sexy, contemporary romance, LISTEN TO ME, in which five best friends open a hot new restaurant together. Today, we are thrilled to bring you this first book in the Fusion Series. Available now, LISTEN TO ME finds a hot former rock star looking for a steady gig at the restaurant, but he’ll have to convince the prickly front-of-house manager to take a chance on him—with her business and her heart.


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In New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kristen Proby’s brand new series, five best friends open a hot new restaurant, but one of them gets much more than she bargained for when a sexy former rock star walks through the doors—and into her heart.

Seduction is quickly becoming the hottest new restaurant in Portland, and Addison Wade is proud to claim 1/5 of the credit. She’s determined to make it a success and can’t think of a better way to bring in new customers than live music. But when former rock star Jake Keller swaggers through the doors to apply for the weekend gig, she knows she’s in trouble. Addie instantly recognizes him—his posters were plastered all over her bedroom walls in high school—he’s all bad boy…exactly her type and exactly what she doesn’t need.

Jake Keller walked away from the limelight five years ago and yearns to return to what’s always driven him: the music. If he gets to work for a smart-mouthed, funny-as-hell bombshell, all the better. But talking Addie into giving him the job is far easier than persuading her that he wants more than a romp in her bed. Just when she begins to drop her walls, Jake’s past finally catches up with him.

Will Addie be torn apart once again or will Jake be able to convince her to drown out her doubts and listen to her heart?


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“‘In summary,’” Cami, one of my very best friends, and a business partner, reads from the Portland Tribune, “‘Seduction is a restaurant unlike any other I’ve experienced. The food is delicious, the wine bar impressive, and the ambiance so sexy, it will take your breath away. I highly recommend this restaurant for your next date night.’”

“I want to send that reviewer flowers,” Mia says with a wide smile. “Who would have thought that just six months after opening this place, we’d already have a review like this?”

“Well, it’s a no-brainer that they’d love the food,” I reply, and reach for the paper so I can read it again for the fifteenth time. “You’re a genius in the kitchen, Mia. We’ve known that since we were in high school.”

“I still get nervous, especially now that I never know who the customers are going to be. We didn’t even get a heads-up that this guy was going to be here.” Mia bites the cuticle on her thumb and frowns. “Maybe I should add to the menu.”

“The menu is perfect,” Cami replies with a shake of her blond head.

“He loved us.”

We smile at each other, and finally I do a little happy dance in my seat. We haven’t opened for the day yet. Kat and Riley, the final two business partners in our fivesome, haven’t arrived. But Mia, Cami, and I have read this article over and over again, smiling and dancing.


Because damn it, we’ve worked our asses off since we opened the doors six months ago. All of our eggs are in this basket. We can’t fail.

And we won’t.

We hear the front door open and close, and I expect to see either Riley or Kat, but instead Jeremy saunters into the dining room, looking all rumpled and messy from sleep. His eyelids are still heavy. His chin is scruffy. His blond hair is standing on end, still in chaos from my fingers last night.

Jesus, this man makes my hormones work overtime.

He grins and kisses my head, then picks up my coffee and sits next to me.

“Why are you here?” Cami asks with a frown. “I’m in too good of a mood to have to pretend to like you.”

I glare at my best friend, but she just shrugs.

“My girlfriend is here,” Jeremy replies and sips my coffee. “I missed her.”

“Please,” Mia whispers with a roll of the eyes. My friends used to like Jeremy, in the beginning, but now they make it no secret that they don’t care for him. But they are just overprotective. They don’t want to see me get hurt. Sure, he’s a musician. Not a particularly gifted one at that, but he does well, booking gigs for his band, Hells Roses, regularly.

And, oh my God, what the man can do in the bedroom should be a felony. He makes me laugh, and despite his arrogant persona around everyone else, he has moments of real vulnerability and sweetness when we’re alone.

Is he the one? Probably not, but I’m pretty much convinced that the one was invented by romance novelists and Disney. “Be nice,” I snap and continue to read the paper. “We got a kick-ass review in the Tribune,” I inform Jeremy with a grin.

“Of course you did,” he replies and kisses my cheek. “Are the music reviews in there too?” He snatches the paper and shifts through the pages, then reads through the reviews of the music and club scene in Portland. “Not one fucking mention?”

Cami catches my gaze, then crosses her eyes in annoyance. I simply shrug. He’s not in the restaurant business. He wouldn’t understand what a big deal this is for us.

“I’ve been thinking,” I begin, and lean my elbows on the table. “Now that business is picking up, I think we should add live music on the weekends.”

“Sorry, cupcake,” Jeremy says with a sigh. “We’re booked.”

Thank God. Jeremy’s band isn’t the one I’d want for my place. But rather than jab at his ego, I simply smile and kiss his shoulder.

“I know, babe. But I’d still like to bring in someone.

Maybe just a one-person act, just a microphone and a stool, you know?”

“We can afford it,” Cami replies with a thoughtful frown. Cami is our chief financial officer. She handles all things money, and she’s a wizard at adding up figures in her head. “Who are you thinking?”

“I don’t know.” I reach for my coffee mug and frown when I see that Jeremy has sucked down every last drop. “Babe, will you please run over to Starbucks and get us more coffee?”

“I forgot my wallet,” he replies with a scowl. I reach into my bag and pass him a twenty. “You got it.”

“Thank you.”

“Oh, and one place you might look for a musician,” he adds as he steps away from the table, “is the open-mic night at Crush this Saturday. There are usually some good acts there. I’d bet you’d find what you’re looking for.”

I grin at my sexy boyfriend and blow him a kiss. “Thank you.”

He winks and saunters out of the restaurant. When the door closes behind him, Mia shakes her head at me. “Seriously?”

“Open mic night is a brilliant idea,” I inform her.  “That’s not what she’s talking about,” Cami says. “Jeremy is a douche bag.”

“He is not.” I roll my eyes and sit back in my chair. Okay, maybe he has douchey moments. “He’s sweet. And sexy.”

“And mooching off of you. His wallet was in his back pocket,” Mia argues. “And I’ll bet all of this month’s chocolate budget that he’s staying with you too.”

“His roommate moved out, and he couldn’t afford his place alone.”

“Addie.” Cami reaches for my hand. “You are not a doormat.”

“He doesn’t treat me like a doormat.”

“Yes. He does.” Mia sighs and takes my other hand. “You deserve so much better.”

“I love you both,” I begin, my stomach heaving. “I know you just want to protect me. Jeremy is a good guy. I like him.”

“Okay.” Cami sips her coffee, then shrugs one slim shoulder. “But when he breaks your heart, we’ll be here.”

“Let’s talk about this open-mic night. Who’s going with me?”

Mia and Cami exchange glances.

“I’ll be working,” Mia says. “I have some new Saturday night specials I want to try.”

“I don’t want to,” Cami says honestly. “I trust you to find exactly what we need.”

“I’ll take Kat.” I chew my lip, ideas already swirling in my head. “She’s a good judge of these things.”

“Good idea.”

The door opens again.

“Oh good. Mr. Wonderful is back,” Cami mutters.


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New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Kristen Proby is the author of the bestselling With Me In Seattle and Love Under the Big Sky series. She has a passion for a good love story and strong, humorous characters with a strong sense of loyalty and family. Her men are the alpha type; fiercely protective and a bit bossy, and her ladies are fun, strong, and not afraid to stand up for themselves.

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Cover Reveal: Stout by Georgia Cates




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Stout Cover Art_SmallerCraft beer and the sexy men who brew it.

A beautiful neighbor. A complete stranger. That’s all she was when I moved in next door.

Adelyn Maxwell is my neighbor but she’s no girl next door. The more I come to know her, the more I discover she’s a good girl with a lovely dark side. And maybe I don’t want her to stay on her side of the fence.

I want to disturb the rhythm of her pulse.

I want to see the way her hair spills on the bed when she lies beneath me.

I want her to teach me the dirty pretty things she desires behind closed doors. And she does.

But mostly I want to leave my mark on the most intimate, untouched part of her body. Her heart.

A seemingly insignificant intersection of our lives neither of us recalls suddenly becomes a pivotal moment in our future. We aren’t strangers at all. And our paths aren’t crossing for the first time.

These twists and turns of fate will become one of two things: a wrecking ball to tear us apart or the connection to bond us together forever.



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Tap_Cover_Art_031516_LargerA faceless name. That’s all she was when I agreed to play a part in deceiving her. But then the unplanned happened.

We met. And all I wanted from her was a dirty weekend . . . until that wasn’t enough and I longed for so much more.

Lawrence Thorn suddenly means the world to me. And that’s a problem. She’s my business partner’s sister. Forbidden fruit. Pursuing her can mean trouble for me at Lovibond Brewery. But I don’t care.

I yearn for her skin against mine.

I crave her smell on my body.

I want to make her laugh and then hear her moan my name.

And she does for a brief moment in time.

But Lawrence wants more than I’m able to give. And it’s a damn shame because there’s no one on earth I want more than her.

An epic love.

A miserable ending.

Unless it’s not.


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Georgia resides in rural Mississippi with her wonderful husband, Jeff, and their two beautiful daughters. She spent fourteen years as a labor and delivery nurse before she decided to pursue her dream of becoming an author and hasn’t looked back yet.

When she’s not writing, she’s thinking about writing. When she’s being domestic, she’s listening to her iPod and visualizing scenes for her current work in progress. Every story coming from her always has a song to inspire it.

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Release Day Launch: Broken Love by Kelly Elliott




Broken Love- Final Front- Digi CraftAva Moore was settling into her new life in Austin,Texas. She could almost be tempted to say it was perfect.

Perfect downtown apartment.

Perfect job as a fashion designer.

All of her dreams were coming true with the world at her fingertips.

That was until Ryder Montgomery appeared in her life. A chain of events lands Ava in the middle of his family’s Montana cattle ranch where she not only finds love, but a mysterious connection to Ryder’s sister when she stumbles upon her diary.

Will Ava have to give up the dreams she was building back in Texas to follow her heart? Or will she find dreams and a new life in Montana?

Broken Love is book 4 in the Broken series.



Broken LovesmallWrapping her arm with mine, my mother and I headed through the house and to the back. “Now, Ava, try to keep your very outspoken thoughts to yourself.”
My mouth fell open as I let out a gasp. “Oh my God. What do you think I’m going to do? Offend the little old consultant men, and then they won’t want to work for us?”
“Yes. That’s exactly what I’m afraid of.”
Liza bumped my shoulder as she rushed past me. “Don’t worry, Court, when she sees them she’ll be too busy wiping the drool from her mouth to even talk.”
I rolled my eyes and took off after Liza as she yelped and ran through the kitchen with me hot on her trail.
“This is not the first impression I’m talking about, Ava Moore!” my mother called out as I followed Liza out onto the back porch. Liza immediately took a right turn and I didn’t realize how fast I was going. Trying to come to a stop, I hit the stairs and ran down them only to run right into the back of someone, causing their drink to go everywhere.
“Shit!” I shouted as my head throbbed from slamming into what felt like a brick wall. As I put my fingers up to my temple and closed my eyes, I prayed the hangover would just go away.
I know that voice.
Peeking one eye open, the other one quickly followed as I gasped and said, “Ryder?”
I quickly scanned around only to find everyone staring at both of us, and I couldn’t help but notice the stunned expression on my father’s face. “You know my daughter, Ryder?”
The smile that spread across Ryder’s face spoke volumes.
“Yes, sir, I do.”
I could feel all eyes on me as I let out a nervous chuckle. “Well, I mean we’re just acquaintances.”
Ryder raised his eyebrows as the other extremely hot guy standing next to him coughed and looked at Ryder.
“No, I mean we’re more than that.” Shaking my head and then moaning from the sheer pain, I held up my hands and said, “No! I mean, we’re just friends. New friends. Like I ran into him on the street and knocked all his paperwork out of his hands and then ran into him again—”
Oh Jesus, I’m digging myself into a hole.
“We ran into each other again yesterday when I was attending a meeting at a restaurant in Austin.”
The other guy coughed again and glared at Ryder.
My father walked up and kissed me on the cheek as he looked back at Ryder and said, “What a small world.”
It appeared Ryder had to force himself to pull his eyes off of me and as he looked at my father and nodded. “Indeed it is.”



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kellyelliottKelly Elliott is married to a wonderful Texas cowboy who has a knack for making her laugh almost daily and supports her crazy ideas and dreams for some unknown reason…he claims it’s because he loves her!

She’s also a mom to an amazing daughter who is constantly asking for something to eat while her fingers move like mad on her cell phone sending out what is sure to be another very important text message.

In her spare time she loves to sit in her small corner overlooking the Texas hill country and write.

One of her favorite things to do is go for hikes around her property with Gus….her chocolate lab and the other man in her life, and Rose, her golden retriever. When Kelly is not outside helping the hubby haul brush, move rocks or whatever fun chore he has in store for her that day, you’ll find her inside reading, writing or watching HGTV.



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Mini Review: Beautiful Bastard by Christina Lauren

beautiful bastardBeautiful Bastard by Christina Lauren
Series: Beautiful Bastard #1
Published by Gallery Books on February 12th, 2013
Genres: Contemporary, Erotica, Romance
Pages: 308
Source: Purchased

An ambitious intern. A perfectionist executive. And a whole lot of name calling.

Whip-smart, hardworking, and on her way to an MBA, Chloe Mills has only one problem: her boss, Bennett Ryan. He’s exacting, blunt, inconsiderate—and completely irresistible. A Beautiful Bastard.

Bennett has returned to Chicago from France to take a vital role in his family’s massive media business. He never expected that the assistant who’d been helping him from abroad was the gorgeous, innocently provocative—completely infuriating—creature he now has to see every day. Despite the rumors, he’s never been one for a workplace hookup. But Chloe’s so tempting he’s willing to bend the rules—or outright smash them—if it means he can have her. All over the office.

As their appetites for one another increase to a breaking point, Bennett and Chloe must decide exactly what they’re willing to lose in order to win each other.

Originally only available online as The Office by tby789—and garnering over 2 million reads on fanfiction sites—Beautiful Bastard has been extensively updated for re-release.

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I haven’t read that much adult romance and I’ve heard this is cliche…. But man did I absolutely eat every piece of this book! I also heard while reading that this is a fanfic based on Twilight. Had I never heard that, I never would have pictured that.

Bennett is definitely something to swoon over. That man and his panty ripping.. Bennett and Chloe work together, he’s her boss and the hate each other. I’ll admit it took a good third of the book for me to really fall for these 2. I wasn’t a fan of Bennett in the beginning because he is a jerk.. But as Chloe got to know him more, I started falling for him as well.

As I started getting into it, the harder it was to put it down. I loved the twos constant banter and snarky remarks. This is also told by both of their perspectives which I always love seeing. I’m really excited for more of Christina Lauren (AKA Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings)!!

I recommend to those looking for a light, quick, steamy read but go in with low expectations..





“So here were the facts: I felt possessive of her. Not in a romantic sort of way, but in a “hit her over the head, drag her off by the hair, and fuck her” way. Like she was my toy and I was keeping the other boys in the sandbox from playing with her. How sick was that? If she ever heard me admit to that, she would cut off my balls and feed them to me.” — page 116


“I was starting to see that this wasn’t just sex, and it wasn’t something just working out of my system. Sex was just the fastest route to the deeper possession that I needed. I was falling in love with her, and falling to fast and hard to easily find any footing.”– page 238


“I told you, I want more than this. I want to be with you. I want to be your lover.” I swore, digging my hands into my hair. “I’m falling for you, Chloe.” — page 270


“This flirting is all well and good, but I mean it when I tell you, I cant have you leaving me again. It almost broke me.”
My ribs seemed to squeeze all of the air out of my lungs at the thought. “I don’t think I could. I don’t want to be away from you again either.”
“But you need to give me a chance to fix things when I screw up. You know I’m an ass sometimes.”
Growling, he whispered, “And I tear lingerie.”
I pushed a curl off his forehead, “And hoard it. Don’t forget the creepy hoarding.”– page 304

Mini Review: This Girl by Colleen Hoover

this girlThis Girl by Colleen Hoover
Series: Slammed #3
Published by Atria Books on April 30th, 2013
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance
Pages: 304
Source: Purchased

There are two sides to every love story. Now hear Will’s.

Colleen Hoover’s New York Times bestselling Slammed series has brought countless readers to their knees with a whirlwind of love, passion, and heartache.

Layken and Will’s love has managed to withstand the toughest of circumstances and the young lovers, now married, are beginning to feel safe and secure in their union. As much as Layken relishes their new life together, she finds herself wanting to know everything there is to know about her husband, even though Will makes it clear he prefers to keep the painful memories of the past where they belong. Still, he can’t resist his wife’s pleas and so he begins to untangle his side of the story, revealing for the first time his most intimate feelings and thoughts, retelling both the good and bad moments, and sharing a few shocking confessions of his own from the time when they first met.

In This Girl, Will tells the story of their complicated relationship from his point of view. Their future rests on how well they deal with the past in this final installment of the beloved Slammed series.

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Okay, seriously Colleen Hoover. This. Just. Too. Much. Feels. This entire trilogy has been an emotional rollercoaster! One minute your sobbing next your laughing your butt off. Though I will admit that because this is also set only in Will’s point of view as the last one was, I was a little disappointed. I expected Lake’s point of view or at least duel. Sadly it didn’t happen. But it didn’t affect my overall feelings towards this book. I still adored it to pieces and loved it nonetheless. I was just expecting Lake’s POV considering the ending of the sequel.

Seriously, I have become so so attached to all the characters and even like 3 months later, I still am incredibly attached. I’m sure it’ll be that way for a very long time. I CANNOT stress the enough… Colleen Hoover is a gifted writer. This lady can write like it’s nobody’s business!! This ended perfectly and being the absolute Fangirl I am, I always want more to the characters especially if I’m attached this much. I am still having a hard time saying goodbye to these characters…

If you have yet to pick this up yet (and of course are of age to read this trilogy) I HIGHLY recommend you do it ASAP! You’ll most likely fall in love like I did!






“You want to know my sweet?” I ask her.

She nods.

I kiss her on the forehead. “You. Always you.” ― Colleen Hoover, This Girl


“Sometimes two people need to fall apart to realize how much they need to fall back together.”

I take her hand and rest it between us, then stroke the back of it with my thumb. “Let’s not fall apart again,” I whisper. She looks me in the eyes. “Never.”– page 12-13

Stacking the Shelves (#28): My Birthday & RT Book Lovers Edition

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Meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews where I post all the bookish things I’ve received/purchased either physical or e-book.

I have A LOT to show you guys this week! But HEY! Been a while right? ;) Well, hopefully this makes up for my absence. :) I was doing really good up until my birthday- where I got $150 to spend ($50 to Half Price Books and $100 to Amazon), so all but 1 book are in this haul! (still waiting on 1 more… ugh). Then, there’s my RT Book Lovers Convention haul from last Saturday….. ;) I got a lot! So why don’t I start showing you the goodies?

What my lovely friends Cassie (@allthebookishfeels on IG) & Monica (@nightreads on IG) sent me!

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I swear, these 2 know me so well. :) I’m spoiled! Love my friends!!! Can’t wait to meet both these girls someday!

What I did with the $150 I got for my birthday (excluding 1 book which I’m STILL waiting on!)

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The 4th picture is what I bought with my $50 Half Price Books gift card. :) The rest are what I ordered from Amazon, and again, excluding one book which I still haven’t received! The one book I have the most issues with is the copy of The 100. The most obvious detail is there’s NO DUST JACKET! I was too excited with this money that I failed to pay attention to the description. Whoops! Hopefully I can still return it, I’m not okay with no dust jacket. ;)

The damage done at RT last Saturday in Dallas:

I came home with 45 books total, but 12 are books I brought from home to get signed. I don’t think I included the 3 that weren’t signed…

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These are the 12 books I brought from home to be signed. Below are the signatures plus some extra books I picked up at the convention that were signed.

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These are the remaining 33 books I picked up! I honestly got a huge majority of these from my lovely friend, Ashlynn (@bookishqueen on IG) who I spent the majority of the day with! (& including my younger sister, Kamryn @wanderlustreader on IG)

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My Epic Reads tote bag I got during the Teen Day Party later in the night! The authors that attended this event that I could hunt down, I got their signatures. :) See who you can make out on the bag!!

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And of course, what’s a book convention without the mounds of swag right? :) I didn’t realize how much I came home with until the next day when I went through everything! I didn’t think I picked up that much and this picture DOES NOT do the size of this pile justice! I honestly gave up trying to make it look all pretty because I had sooo much swag!


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Of course I have to show you one of the highlights of the day… Getting to do a photo-booth session with Kiera Cass! This is now the second time meeting her and I honestly adore her to pieces! She’s the sweetest, funniest, most outgoing author there. She was the most involved with all the readers (at least from what I saw!). She is just the sweetest person!

2015-05-17 13.37.09 Lastly, I can’t forget to show you all the totes I came home with. :)

Ohh! I can’t forget my pictures with some authors! :D



Morgan Matson (author of Since You’ve Been Gone, Second Chance Summer and others)


Richelle Mead!!! (I’m sure you know, but author of the AMAZING series, Vampire Academy!)


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The author I was the MOST stoked about finally getting meet, JENNIFER L. ARMENTROUT! I don’t need to list her books, if you follow me and keep up with my posts, you probably know how HUGE of a fan I am of her!) :D11282226_1596957617210609_1628707270_n

Stephanie Perkins (author of Anna and the French Kiss, Lola and the Boy Next Door and Isla and the Happily Ever After)


Colleen Hoover (author of Ugly Love, the Slammed trilogy and others!)

RT Book Lovers Convention was the best day so far this year! I had an absolute blast! I didn’t expect how it ended up turning out. This was my first convention and only having attended a handful of signings in the past. So, I was kind of unprepared for the event. I missed A LOT of awesome authors at the event and didn’t think to bring at least more books or something for authors to sign instead of books. Thanks to the Epic Reads tote I got later in the day, I was able to get some signatures from authors I didn’t bring books for. Had I thought of that at the beginning of the day during the massive signing, I would have brought something at least! But nonetheless, it was an absolute amazing experience that I think every reader should do at least once in their life! It’s fun to hang out with authors and get to spend the day with them. At signings you don’t normally get this kind of one-on-one time with authors like you do at conventions! I’m so grateful to all the publishing companies, the people who put together RT, the authors attended and just everyone that made this day possible! It was absolutely worth the $30 I spent to attend this event. Yes, your reading that correctly. Only $30 to get and experience all this! I’m sure I was an absolute fangirl at some points, especially during the Teen Day Party! I was running around like a madman finding authors for signatures. But, it was so worth it. :) We all fangirl and know what it’s like to act that way! ;) I hope someday in the future RT comes back closer like they did this year! Also, hopefully I can attend some other conventions that are hosted here in Texas in the future! I will definitely attend more of these in the future and not just RT’s convention!

Well, that’s it! I’ll see you guys later! :)





Stacking the Shelves (#16): Super Cummulative Edition

stacking the shelves 2Meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews where I post all the bookish things I’ve recieved/purchased either physical or e-book.




I have A LOT of books to show you today… So.. Let’s just get started, yes?


Amazon Kindle Freebies (A LOT):

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NetGalley Finds:

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Purchased Books:

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Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry: Contemporary, Contemporary Romance, Realistic Fiction, Young Adult

The Fiery Heart by Richelle Mead: Vampires, Paranormal, Fantasy, Young Adult

Easy by Tamara Weber: Romance, Contemporary, Contemporary Romance, New Adult

Attachments by Rainbow Rowell: Romance, Chick Lit, Contemporary, Adult

Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes: Fantasy, Magic, High Fantasy, Young Adult

The Last Policeman and Countdown City of Ben H. Winters: Mystery, Science Fiction, Crime, Adult

Walking Disaster by Jamie McGuire: Romance, Contemporary, Contemporary Romance, New Adult

Rebel Belle by Rachel Hawkin: Paranormal, Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult

The Calling by Kelley Armstrong: Paranormal, Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Young Adult

The Pledge by Kimberly Derting: Dystopia, Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult

Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick: Angels, Paranormal, Fantasy, Young Adult