Interview with Olivia Fields + GC Giveaway
Giveaway , Interviews / July 6, 2015

  For years, college professor Olivia Fields has been writing romantic tales to pacify her muse and entertain her friends. She believes in making her characters work for their happy endings. When not at her keyboard, Olivia enjoys nature hikes, photography, and the constant companionship of several rather irregularly trimmed Shih Tzu dogs. Olivia’s first published novel, Her Heart’s Liege, will be released in March 2015 by Rogue Phoenix Press.   Welcome to Reading Romances! Let us start with a basic question, when did you first start reading romance? I began reading romances in junior high school, when I found an abandoned romance novel and sneaked it home in my school pack. My mother and father were very uptight and negative about sexuality, so I would read it after lights out, under the covers with a penlight flashlight, and I kept it hidden for several years until I finally let a friend have it. It was a real potboiler, complete with a Fabio cover. That was how I found out about the birds and the bees! 😉   Who are your favorite romance writers and their book that stands out the most for you? For modern romance, I like writers…

Giveaway Hop: Just Couldn’t Put It Down (July)
Giveaway , Uncategorized / July 4, 2015

The theme of this hop is the page turner type of books  Stuck in Books is hosting this hop and I’m participating by gifting one of my readers with an amazon gift card. You can use it to buy any  book by n autor that’s part of your auto-buy list -I’ll sponsor it 😉 Can’t Put It Down Powered by Linky Tools Click here to enter your link and view this Linky Tools list…

Interview with Lauren Linwood + Giveaway
Giveaway , Interviews / July 3, 2015

  As a child, Lauren Linwood gathered her neighborhood friends together and made up stories for them to act out, her first venture into creating memorable characters. Following her passion for history and love of learning, she became a teacher who began writing on the side to maintain her sanity in a sea of teenage hormones. Lauren’s novels focus on two of her favorite eras—medieval times and the American Old West. History is the backdrop that places her characters in extraordinary circumstances, where their intense desire and yearning for one another grows into the deep, tender, treasured gift of love. Lauren, a native Texan, lives in a Dallas suburb with her family. An avid reader, moviegoer, and sports fan, she manages stress by alternating yoga with five mile walks. She is thinking about starting a support group for Pinterest and House Hunters addicts. Welcome back to Reading Romances, Lauren! Let’s start with a basic question, when did you first start reading romance? My first romance (and still a cherished fav!) was Victoria Holt’s Mistress of Mellyn. A penniless yet spirited governess. A brooding, taciturn widower. The sweeping landscape of Cornwall. And deadly secrets. Gothic romance at its best! Who are your…

GC Giveaway with author Stephanie Rowe
Giveaway / July 1, 2015

   A Real Cowboy Never Says No By Stephanie Rowe The only reason rancher Chase Stockton and his brothers survived their brutal childhood was because they protected each other. Nothing will ever come between them…until a sudden tragedy calls in a life debt Chase can’t ignore, forcing him to make a choice that could destroy the very bonds that hold his family together. Mira Cabot has never asked for help, but when a sexy, protective cowboy makes her an offer she can’t afford to refuse, she finds herself on her way to Wyoming to be the shotgun bride of a man she has every reason…and no reason…to trust. The sizzling connection between Mira and Chase turns a rescue mission into something dangerously addictive, one that could either heal two broken hearts, or shatter them forever. Amazon A REAL COWBOY NEVER SAYS NO is the first book in her new Wyoming Rebels series. The next two books will be out at the end of July and the end of August. USA Today bestselling author Stephanie Rowe is the author of more than 40 novels, including her popular Order of the Blade and NightHunter paranormal romance series, and her sizzling new Wyoming Rebels cowboy series…

Review: Put Up Your Duke + Interview with Megan Frampton
5 stars , Giveaway , Interviews , Reviews / June 29, 2015

  He was once happily bedding and boxing, but in the newest DUKES BEHAVING BADLY novel, Nicholas Smithfield has inherited a title and a bride… To keep his estate afloat, the new Duke of Gage must honor an agreement to marry Lady Isabella. Stunningly beautiful, utterly tempting, she’s also a bag of wedding night nerves, so Nicholas decides to wait to do his duty-even if it means heading to the boxing saloon every day to punch away his frustration. Groomed her whole life to become the perfect duchess Isabella longs for independence, a dream that is gone forever. As her husband, Nicholas can do whatever he likes-but, to Isabella’s surprise the notorious rake instead begins a gentle seduction that is melting every inch of her reserve, night by night… To his utter shock, Nicholas’s discovers that none of his previous exploits were half as pleasurable as wooing his own wife. But has the realm’s most disreputable Duke found the one woman who can bring him to his knees-and leave him there? Put up Your Duke Dukes Behaving Badly #2 By Megan Frampton Releasing June 30, 2015 Mild Spoilers Ahead I’m so in love with Megan Frampton’s writing. Our heroine, Isabella, always…