Women in Hollywood are just pretty faces. But Silvia Bradshaw knows that’s a lie, and she’s ready to be treated as an equal and prove her worth as one of Hollywood’s newest film editors.
She and Ben Mason had worked together as editors before Silvia got her big break, so he’s the perfect person to ask for feedback on her first major film. But even as their friendship begins to blossom into something more, a lawsuit surfaces, jeopardizing both of their jobs—as well as their fledgling romance. Audrey Hepburn once said: “The most important things is to enjoy your life—to be happy—it’s all that matters.” Silvia agrees. Or she used to. It’s one thing to risk her job and her heart, but can she really risk Ben’s too? Does she have the right to make decisions for her own happiness when they affect so many other people?
With everything to lose, Silvia meets Ben for breakfast at his favorite diner, Tiffany’s, for one last conversation before the credits roll on true love.
This book was fun in a lot of ways. Silvia, a cancer survivor is both a courageous spunky woman and a woman that is afraid of what she can’t see. Both literally and figuratively. Will she take the risk and tell Ben she loves him?
Ben is the perfect book boyfriend. He is loyal and willing to give up his dream for Silvia. Will she figure it out before she loses him?
Rounding out the cast is Grandma, Emma, and Walt.
Highly recommended. To say anymore will give spoilers.
I relieved an Advanced Reader’s Copy. (Thank you Shadow Mountain!)
Kiki Loveless is the queen of pop music and has done it all on her own, without a man’s help. So, when her record label hires a bodyguard, she’s determined to protect her independence by driving him away. She soon realizes that might be a challenge since her new bodyguard is Josh Coleman, a hunky former classmate who’s surprisingly persistent.
As much as she wants to hate having him around, she can’t. He helps navigate cringeworthy paparazzi photos, handle vain male co-stars, and hold back rabid crowds who would do anything to have a piece of Kiki.
When Kiki’s ex shows up, he makes it clear he’d love nothing more than to see Kiki fail—even if it means dragging Josh down, too. With so much at stake, Kiki must decide if keeping her spot at the top of the pop charts is more important than risking it all on love.
Price: $0.99 (throughout October)
Genre: Romantic Comedy/Contemporary Romance
Heat Level: Mild+
Tired of trying to make it in LA, Heather North jumps at the opportunity to teach English in Seoul. But the land of kimchi and hanboks proves problematic when she unexpectedly finds herself jobless, homeless, and friendless in a foreign country.
Enters Hwa Yoon Joon, a young man Heather met at LAX and who wants her to teach him acting lessons. This is something Heather could do, especially if it helped her with her other problems. But in his youthful enthusiasm to get training he had to lie to his mother and manager that Heather is his American girlfriend and sneak her into his own apartment, going against his contract, until he can find a better situation.
When Heather discovers that the cute Yoon is really a Kpop star she realizes that going against his “contract” has much bigger ramifications than he let on. Even being seen with him could jeopardize everything for him. She knows she has to leave him behind but she has nowhere else to go, and no one she would rather be with.
This was a darling little romantic comedy. From the moment Heather loses her shoes at the airport, she’s on a downward spiral of disaster. This is also when her Prince Charming, Yoon, steps in.
If you like sweet romance and a fairy tale happy ever after then this book is for your.
A weaver’s genius ignites the envy of her peers, the possessiveness of her mill’s proprietress, and the hopes of an unborn nation. Furi knows she was born to create, but the fabric of her life otherwise weaves mysteries. These things are more than they appear:
Shin, the gardener, with his unlikely power over life and death;
A mysterious illness with a selective death route;
Kitsuke artist Madame Sato who would fashion Furi into a reincarnation of her own dead daughter;
The princess of a figurehead emperor, who has strange loyalties to a humble gardener; and
The vaporous rumor of war with no apparent aggressor.
Spinning Silk is inspired by Japanese folklore including the love story of Orihime and Hikoboshi as well as a radical reimagining of the tsuchigumo.
Carter is an insurance adjuster whose longing for creative expression spills over sometimes into his accident reports.
Abby works for her adoptive father, Uncle Mannie, in the family bookstore, the ReadMore Cafe.
Carter can barely tolerate Christmas; Abby loves it. She can’t wait past October to build her favorite display, the annual Christmas book tree stack, which Carter despises.
When an automobile accident throws Carter and Abby together, Uncle Mannie, who is harboring secrets of his own, sees a chance for lasting happiness for his little girl. But there are so many hurdles, and not much time left. Will this Christmas deliver the miracles everyone is hoping for?
Release Date: Sept. 25, 2018. Pre-order Available.
This was a nice story about finding joy in family, set to the Christmas season.
This review will contain spoilers.
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Lord John Royston knows about loss.
Although he was one of the richest men in the country, even all the money in the world couldn’t save his wife and first child from passing.
Even a year later, the effects of tragedy linger through the halls and empty rooms of his estate.
Wealth, though, brings an opportunity for special remedies, and out of desperation, Lord Royston’s sister arranges for a special guest from an orphanage to hopefully bring light and laughter into the Duke’s life once again for a short time.
If only the Duke was more receptive to the possibility of joy still.
Now Laura Smith finds herself chaperoning Eloise, a delightful young orphan from the house she herself was raised, for a temporary visit to the opulent but mirthless estate of Lord Royston.
As it turns out, maybe Eloise is not the only person the Duke might need to heal.
No stranger to loss herself, Laura might be the only person who can mend the Duke and help him discover love and laughter once again.
Welcome to the world of the Smithfield Market in Regency Era London, a new standalone series by Rose Pearson.
Other books by Rose Pearson:
A Smithfield Market Regency Romance Series
- A Rogue’s Flower
- Saved by the Scoundrel
The Duke’s Daughters Series
- A Rogue for a Lady
- My Restless Earl
- Rescued by an Earl
- In the Arms of an Earl
- The Reluctant Marquess
They were never supposed to fall in love. He was the Crown Prince of Coradova. She was his best friend from childhood. Their forbidden love will cost them everything.
Twenty-year-old Madison Kavanaugh grew up in the small modern-day kingdom of Coradova, nestled on an island in the Mediterranean Sea. Enchanted by seaside villages, exotic wildflowers and the breathtaking views of an endless shimmering sea, Madison fell in love with the paradise she called home and gave her heart to the last person she ever expected.
Alexander was charming and handsome, with eyes as warm and blue as the sea. But he was more than just the loyal and protective friend Madison had grown up with. He was also the Crown Prince of Coradova.
Battling through the waves of scandal, cruel gossip and political intrigue that hounds them, Madison will fight for the hope of a life with him. But danger lurks nearby. When she starts receiving anonymous threats, Madison is caught up in a tangled web of revenge and deceit.
The enemy is closer than they realize. Although Madison’s life hangs in the balance, she will willingly risk everything for the prince who holds her heart.
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Suddenly left an orphan and forced to leave behind her beloved Kentucky ranch, Camille Waterford answers an ad for a mail-order bride and begins her journey to Wichita, where she will begin her new life. When she reaches Topeka, however, she’s plagued with doubt, and decides to remain where she is, taking a job at the Brody Hotel. She plans to pay her groom back for whatever he spent to bring her out west, but she just can’t go through with the wedding. He’s not happy when he hears the news, but she needs to find her own path and discover for herself what love really is.
Only 99 cents from August 13-19th.
I got my copy, have you gotten yours?
For the rest of August, I’ll be sharing Regency Romances!
August is a special month for me, because it is the birthday of Elizabeth Pendry. For those you haven’t yet met Elizabeth, she’s the leading lady in Foxtails: A Paranormal Regency Romance.
For this month only, you can get this ebook for 99 cents! (Regular price is $3.99)
Elizabeth Pendry is the youngest of the Pendry siblings. Orphaned, they live together. Elizabeth is a daydreamer and reader, who loves to pretend that fairies are real. What she doesn’t know is that magic is real, and not all magic is good. And that some one hears her.
Elizabeth and her family’s life is disrupted when an aunt comes to visit–with the intent of introducing a suitor for Elizabeth’s hand. Elizabeth finds the situation distressing, and seeks the comfort of her fairy friends. On they way home, she slips and requires help from a mysterious dark stranger.
A short time later, an invitation to a ball arrives. The Marquis of Moonspire is back in town, and he has a son of marriageable age. There Elizabeth comes face to face with her rescuer, George Hodge.
As Elizabeth gets to know George, she falls in love. But he has a secret and ties to a magical world that comes to threaten the very things that Elizabeth holds dear–her family. Can Elizabeth stay with George and protect her family?
Find out with this fantasy romance, Foxtails: A Paranormal Regency Romance.