Wow, crazy month. Full of firsts.
First wedding I didn’t want to object too. First time off work. First completely spontaneous vacation. First time in New Mexico. First time separated from my laptop. (I know, I’ve been neglecting my fellow book lovers. But not my glorious books. )
During my trip, I found an old school book exchange. Predictably filled with romances. Not one single non-romance title. And there I was, stranded, for two hours. What to do?
Is it possible that I am unfairly biased against an entire genre based on a few notoriously ridiculous tropes? This is my chance to give romance a fair shake. I WILL READ A ROMANCE! One without rape, iffy issues of consent, minors, or hideously awful misogyny.
There go the historicals and bondage. Which leaves me with two choices. One of which involves a cowboy. The other a chef. Cheffing it is! I am hungry, so …
Format Read: ARC provided by the author through NetgalleyNumber of pages: 384 pagesRelease Date: August 30th 2011Formats available: Paperback, eBookPublisher: HQN BooksPurchasing Info: Goodreads, Amazon, Book Depository (UK), Author’s website
Montana Hendrix has found her calling—working with therapy dogs. With a career she loves in a hometown she adores, she’s finally ready to look for her own happily ever after. Could one of her dogs help her find Mr. Right…or maybe Dr. Right?
Surgeon Simon Bradley prefers the sterility of the hospital to the messiness of real life, especially when real life includes an accident-prone mutt and a woman whose kisses make him want what he knows he can’t have.
Scarred since childhood, he avoids emotional entanglement by moving from place to place to heal children who need his skillful …
We are so happy and honored to welcome New Times bestselling author Susan Mallery here at Book Lovers Inc today. She writes funny and sweet contemporary romance novels which will steal your heart as soon as you start reading. Her newest novel, Only Mine was released this week and today she tells us about her books and the wonderful town they are set in. Come and join us in Fool’s Gold. Be sure to stay till the end- we have 2 giveaways waiting for you.
BLI: Susan can you please tell us a bit about yourself?
Susan: I’d love to! I’ve written more romances than I can easily count, and I’ve recently begun to foray into non-romance women’s fiction, as well. I’m known for my characters. I write women who are multi-faceted, strong, interesting, vulnerable, funny, warm-hearted… women I would …
Format Read: ARC provided by the author through NetgalleyNumber of pages: 384 pagesRelease Date: July 26th 2011Formats available: Paperback, eBookPublisher: HQN BooksPurchasing Info: Goodreads, Amazon, Book Depository (US), Book Depository (UK), Author’s website
Her town’s lack of men may make headlines, but it isn’t news to Dakota Hendrix. The beautiful blonde has bigger problems to deal with, such as overseeing the romance reality competition filming in Fool’s Gold. Screening eligible bachelors is a difficult enough task, but Dakota hits an unexpected snag when a sexy stranger comes to town. Finn Anderssen will do anything to keep his twin brothers — the perfect contestants — off the show. Despite Dakota’s better judgment, she finds herself drawn to the mysterious outsider. Like her, Finn knows about heartbreak and how a family can fall apart, …