Waiting On Wednesday (319) Romantic Behavior (Bad Behavior #4) by L.A. Witt and Cari Z.



Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, previously hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating.

This my favorite day of the week because I love sharing and discovering new books.


Expected publication: January 15th 2018 by Riptide Publishing

Synopsis from Goodreads:

Detective Andreas Ruffner is no fool—he’s found a man who loves him, puts up with him, and has stuck with him through hell and back, and it’s time to put a ring on it. Darren Corliss is the love of his life, and he wants the whole world to know it.

Now the fun part—the wedding!

Well, after the not-so-fun part of planning the wedding in between dealing with overbearing and impossible-to-please family members. With future mothers-in-law driving them both up a wall, the guest list growing out of control, and the wedding getting ever more complicated, Darren and Andreas have to wonder if they’re in over their heads.

But they’re going to make it to the altar if it kills them . . . and at this rate, it just might.

Last week, my WoW post featured Reckless Behavior, the 3rd book in this series. Thankfully, the 4th book, Romantic Behavior comes out just 2 short weeks later!!!! I'm so happy I don't have to wait to read about the wedding.

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Merry Christmas!



Merry Christmas!

I hope your day is filled with family, friends, and books!

Lots and lots of books!

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Waiting On Wednesday (318) Reckless Behavior (Bad Behavior #3) by L.A. Witt and Cari Z.



Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, previously hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating.

This my favorite day of the week because I love sharing and discovering new books.


Expected publication: January 1st 2018 by Riptide Publishing

Synopsis from Goodreads:

After too many years of putting his job first, Detective Andreas Ruffner is getting his priorities straight. He’s ready to spend some quality time with his adult kids, not to mention come clean about some things he should’ve told them a long time ago. And introduce them to his partner and boyfriend, Darren Corliss.

But in a heartbeat, a family dinner turns into Andreas’s worst nightmare. When the dust settles, one of his kids is hurt, and the other three have been abducted.

Andreas is going to find his kids, and nothing, not even a broken ankle, is going to stop him. Thank God for his sharp, level-headed partner . . . who has a crisis of his own pulling him away when Andreas needs him the most. As both men try to support—and lean on—each other, they get no closer to finding the kids. And the longer the children are missing, the less likely it is they’ll ever be found.

I NEED to find out what happens to my guys!!!! This is going to be the first book that I read in the new year. I can't wait!

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Waiting On Wednesday (317) Love, Life, and the List by Kasie West



Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, previously hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating.

This my favorite day of the week because I love sharing and discovering new books.


Expected publication: December 26th 2017 by HarperTeen

Synopsis from Goodreads:

Everyone knows Abby Turner is in love with her best friend, Cooper Wells. Including Cooper Wells. But despite what people tell her, it doesn’t affect their friendship. And she’s practically over it, anyway. What she really can’t get over is when her boss at the local museum tells her that her paintings lack heart.

Art is Abby’s passion and she hopes her future as well. She is determined to change his mind and earn her way into the upcoming exhibit at the gallery. So along with her family’s help, she compiles “The Heart List,” a series of soulstretching experiences that are sure to make her a deeper person and better artist in six weeks or less. When Cooper decides to complete the list along with her, she realizes this list is expanding her heart in more ways than one. Maybe she needs to start another project.

Love, Life, and the List is about a girl who, in an effort to bring more emotional depth to her art, compiles a list of soul-stretching experiences to complete with her best friend—a boy she also happens to be in love with.

This is the first in a set of three standalone books with crossover characters.

I want to read this simply because it's Kasie West.

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November Wrap Up and December TBR


Did you see this notice on the top of your Goodreads Read page?

"Note: some of our members have reported that not all read dates are showing on this page. While we work on making sure they correctly display on this page, you can still view your dates on your review or on the book page."

This is a problem for me. When I first encountered this 'known bug' (thanks Goodreads for pointing out the obvious) back in Sept and Oct I thought I was going mad. I could NOT find all of my read books. It got worse and worse until almost ALL of my read list books had no read date. Goodreads solution was to go back in and edit the read date again. For 500 books. Because that's convenient. I sent numerous screenshots to Goodreads just to point out my frustration. After dealing with this for months, they finally put that notice on the read list page. I still can't tell if all of my books are showing in the correct order.

In other news, I can't believe it's December! Where has the year gone??

Holiday reading season is upon us, and I managed to read quite a few novellas already. I always enjoy feel-good stories at this time of year, and I plan on reading more Christmas themed books this month.

I was planning to update my Goodreads challenge to 150 books, but since I'm already past that, I'll definitely have to go up to 160 (at least!)
Books Read in November:







My favorite book in November was Kill Game by Cordelia Kingsbridge. I loved the characters and the beginnings of a romance. I can't wait to read more of this series!

I also enjoyed reading Walking on Thin Ice by Jocelynn Drake, which was a lovely little Christmas story. And Warrior's Cross by Madeleine Urban and Abigail Roux was really good, so I'm hoping I get more info on them in the 5th book in the Cut & Run series (which I plan on reading probably after the new year.)

December TBR:


Comfort and Joy Holiday Anthology
His For The Holidays Christmas Anthology
Men Under the Mistletoe Holiday Anthology




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Waiting On Wednesday (316) Kairos by Mary Calmes



Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, previously hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating.

This my favorite day of the week because I love sharing and discovering new books.


Expected publication: December 15th 2017 by Dreamspinner Press

Synopsis from Goodreads:

Sometimes the best day of your life is the one you never saw coming.

Joe Cohen has devoted the past two years of his life to one thing: the care and feeding of Kade Bosa. His partner in their PI business, roommate, and best friend, Kade is everything to Joe, even if their relationship falls short of what Joe desires most. But he won’t push. Kade has suffered a rough road, and Joe’s pretty sure he’s the only thing holding Kade together.

Estranged from his own family, Joe knows the value of desperately holding on to someone dear, but he never expected his present and past to collide just as Kade’s is doing the same. Now they’ve stumbled across evidence that could change their lives: the impact of Kade’s tragic past, their job partnership, and any future Joe might allow himself to wish for….

Definition of kairos: a time when conditions are right for the accomplishment of a crucial action : the opportune and decisive moment

I really, really want to read this, so I'm glad I don't have to wait much longer.
While I haven't enjoyed every Mary Calmes book that I have read, I know what to expect from her for the most part. This book sounds likes another one that I should like.

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Entangled Publishing - 25 Days of Holiday Steals




Entangled Publishing is celebrating the holidays with 25 Days of Holiday Steals. They will be spotlighting a special steal of a deal each day from December 1st through December 25th. So be sure to check back each day to see what special offer is up for grabs that day!

Today's Steal is... 


Are you ready to get Brazen? His to Take by Katee Robert is FREE! So be sure to grab your copy today.


Truth or dare…

Erin Robinson is having an epically bad year. Her blossoming career on Broadway tanked, forcing her to crawl back to home to Wellington. The icing on her failure cake? Her former on-again, off-again fling is in town, and the sexy Marine is taking up way too much space.

Warren Davis always knew Erin was special, which is exactly why he can’t have her. A girl like her deserves something permanent–something neither of them wants. But now that they’re both back in town and she’s right there in front of him, a challenge in her eyes he’s never been able to resist, he’s questioning everything.

That challenge quickly escalates into an epic game of Truth or Dare. Erin’s sure she’s got him on lock, but as the night progresses, Warren’s dares intensify, drowning her in lust. But with the past still breathing down their necks, there’s no way either of them can win…

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Waiting On Wednesday (315) 63 Days Later: A Holiday Tail (A Wild Novella) by Adrienne Wilder



Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, previously hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating.

This my favorite day of the week because I love sharing and discovering new books.


Expected publication: December 1st 2017 by self published

Synopsis from Goodreads:

It’s been almost two years since Keegan and August escaped the Alaskan wilderness, and they finally get to celebrate their very first Christmas together.

But their plans for peace and quiet get turned upside down when Santa leaves more than just presents under the tree.

This is a stand-alone story, so if you haven't read WILD you can still enjoy this little slice of life with Keegan, August, and Daisy.

I gotta get my Holiday reading on!

I read Wild when it was released, and I liked it well enough that I am interested in reading this holiday novella. I'll let you know what I think of it!

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Reviews: A Case of Christmas / Halloween is Murder by Josh Lanyon


Halloween is Murder by Josh Lanyon
Published October 30th 2017 by JustJoshin Publishing, Inc.
Page Count: 53
Genre: M/M, Romance, Suspense

Synopsis from Goodreads:

When his enigmatic partner takes off on an annual fishing trip, City of Angeles gumshoe Barry Fitzgerald is left to handle an All Hallows’ Eve kidnapping case on his own.

The victim? A murdered millionaire’s penny-pinching son and heir. The culprit? That’s where it gets tricky. According to the missing man’s sister, vampires are behind Patrick O’Flaherty’s disappearance.

Barry doesn’t believe in ghosts, goblins or vampires, but when the case goes—literally—to hell…well, who you gonna call?


This was a nice, but really short Halloween story. Not scary, although I did find it interesting. I really needed more Mike, since he wasn't on page long enough for me to form an opinion about. There was zero heat, which was disappointing, but not unexpected from this author. And I'm still confused about what year it was supposed to be. Overall, this was an okay read for me.

My Rating: 3.5 Stars



Published December 13th 2015 by Just Joshin
Page Count: 73
Genre: M/M, Christmas, Romance

Synopsis from Goodreads:

Christmas on Catalina Island--it's just what the doctor ordered.

Injured in the line of duty, FBI Special Agent Shane Donovan is longing for a few days of peace and quiet. Some nice meals, a couple of good books, and maybe a bottle of the best. No family, no friends, no Fa la la la la...just a little time on his own to think things through.

But an offshore storm, a geriatric treasure hunter, and the guy who dumped him without a word two years earlier are about to unwrap all Shane's carefully laid holiday plans.


This was a very nice read with characters that were likable. I really, really enjoyed the banter in the first half of this novella. Most of the misunderstanding between these 2 guys was due to the fact that neither could communicate for crap. Once they actually started talking to each other, the story managed to move in a direction that I liked. The story isn't too Christmas-y, but it was perfect for kicking off my holiday reading.

My Rating: 4 Stars


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Waiting On Wednesday (314) Ice, Snow, & Mistletoe by Jocelynn Drake



Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, previously hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating.

This my favorite day of the week because I love sharing and discovering new books.


Published November 21st 2017

Synopsis from Goodreads:

John Sullivan is escaping to Denver. Even with a massive snow storm on his heels, he plans to hide away in his cabin in the mountains and ignore Christmas. It’ll be just him and a bottle of whiskey until the new year when he must return to Cincinnati for his best friend’s wedding.

At least, that’s the plan until he runs into Oz at the airport.

Oz … the man who should have been just a fling. The man who was fun and laughs but quickly turned into so much more before he completely kicked John out of his life.

Oz who desperately needs his help…

John is ready to leave Oz stranded at the Denver airport in the coming blizzard, but he finds himself possibly staring down at the reason Oz pushed him away, and John can’t say no.

Second chances don’t come around often, but John is willing to fight for one with Oz.

This book was released yesterday, and it's waiting for me on my Kindle. I just read this author's Christmas novella from last year, Walking on Thin Ice, and I really enjoyed it. So I'm hoping that I love Ice, Snow, & Mistletoe just as much! Who doesn't love a good Christmas novella?

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