Hook Shot Review

by Kennedy Ryan

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A Sports Romance and so much more.

Kenan and Lotus have been popping up in the previous two book, shows up a glimpse of the strong pull they have towards each other. Kenan keeps trying to speak with her, and Lotus run for fear of wanting to know him.

Kenan is a basketball player for San Diego Waves, married and divorced from his college sweetheart and has a teenage daughter Simone. He is moving to New York for the summer to be closer to his daughter. He just finished going through a messy public divorce from his wife, and is helping his daughter cope the changes by attending counseling as a family.

Lotus is a fashion apprentice for a major label in New York. She is currently dealing with childhood trauma that has left her reliving the events with flashback, panic attacks, and has her determined to be celibate for as long as she needs to deal with her issues.

Fate seems to have decided these two needed to cross paths during this tumultuous time in their lives. Maybe a higher power knew they needed someone to be strong for them to give them the support they needed to deal with the past and move forward to the future. They had a few obstacles to overcome to find the peace and happiness they both craved, but they managed to overcome it all together and heal old wounds.


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Long Shot (Hoops Book 1)
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Block Shot (Hoops Book 2)
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Holiday Hoops Novella (Hoops Book 2.5)
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Block Shot Review

by Kennedy Ryan

A Second Chance Romance

Jared meets Banner senior year of college or so he thought. She remember him from freshman year and has had a crush on him since. They become study partners and fall into serious like with each other. Banner has held onto her freshman fifteen and hides between big baggy clothes. She doesn’t think Jared even notices she is a woman. All semester they think their feeling are one sided. Until one night they show each other how they truly feel, only to have it interrupted and ruinned. Due to a misunderstanding involving a group of secret society guys, they part ways in not great terms.

After nearly a decade apart, they reenter each other’s lives. They still have a spark between them but Banner is scared to get hurt again. She is happish with her boyfriend or so she claims to anyone who asks. Jared thinks otherwise and wants to get her to admit she is using her boyfriend to hide from him and her true feelings.

Can Jared change her mind, can be regain her trust, can be win her over?

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Tangle Review

Dogwood Lane Book 2
by Andriana Locke
Release Date July 2, 2019

What happen when a die-hard romantic woman is on a dating/relationship hiatus and meet a hot single anti-relationship doesn’t believe in love man? Well you agree to be just friends, sign a contract on a napkin saying I will not fall in love with you, and you will not touch me, woo me or do anything to make me want to love you. 

Hailey is the romantic woman you jumps into relationships with not so great guys and then falls in love with them or so she thinks. She hates being alone so she fills are time with guys and gets attched. Dane her cousin bet her in Tumble (Dogwood Lane Book 1) that she couldn’t do dateless for 6 months or he gets to pick her next 3 dates. She is 2 months into her no dating when Trevor enters the picture.

Trevor is a single hot guy who is not into relationships or dating, he prefer to have zero strings attached to his friends with benefits. He always seems to find the crazy clingy types or does he let them on? He is in Dogwood Lane to monitor the building of his father and new stepmother new home. His plan it to spend max of two weeks making sure everything is done to his stepmother’s specifications then return home to Nashville. 

His first morning in town, he meets the most interesting woman, she is up on her stool leaning over the counter in the cafe with her yoga clad rear on display. It all starts with a carmel glazed pecan covered donut. This starts the banter between them, they run into each other a few times that day and they are both fighting this attraction that neither are looking for.

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Tumble Review

Dogwood Lane Book 1
By Adriana Locke

Always wanting more, but what is more??

Neely thought she had it all, the job the life in the New York City, until she didn’t. She quit her job and packed a suitcase and went back home to her mom’s to do what she wasn’t entirely sure. Once she arrived, she was sure she made a mistake. She continued to apply for jobs back in NYC, but started to enjoy life in our hometown, way more than she even thought possible when she left 10 years ago. When offered her dream job, she took it and then doubted her decision.

What did she want? What did she need to be happy? What was her more?

Dane was Neely high school sweetheart who stay in their hometown and lived a very low key life after he broke Neely heart and she ran away to New York. Now she is back and he wants her back, but will she accept this new life he built in her absence?

Will he let her leave again or will he fight for here this time?

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Long Shot Review

by Kennedy Ryan

** Adult Content and Triggers **

An amazing story of unconditional love.

This story is more than a love triangle. It is more about the unconditional love between family, friends and that special someone that touches your soul.

Iris is beautiful college senior with big hopes and dreams ahead of her. One night she meets August and they just clicked, but timing wasn’t right she had a boyfriend. So they parted ways thinking it was a one time thing this connection they felt. They would cross paths a few times and each time they felt the pull and need to be together. Someone stood in their way repeatedly until they didn’t. Timing was still off again, healing and finding oneself needed to happen, so they spend time pining for each other until life brought them full circle and their paths crossed. Even with all the time that passed they still had this connection that neither could explain or deny any longer. 

You will cry and feel the pain alongside Iris and August, you will go through an emotional rollercoaster of ups and downs. It was well worth the time to read and connect with the lives of the characters.

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Spiced Banana Apple Bread Muffins


Makes 1 loaf or 18 muffins

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2  cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/3 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 t vanilla extract
  • ½ t cinnamon
  • ½ cup wheat germ
  • ½ – 1 cup granola with pumpkin and flax seed
  • 1-2 finely diced apple

Cooking spray

Prep

Preheat oven to 350°.

Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon, granola, wheat germ stir.

Place sugar and butter in a large bowl, and beat with a mixer at medium speed until well blended (about 1 minute). Add the eggs, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add banana, yogurt, and vanilla; beat until blended. Add flour mixture and diced apples; beat at low speed just until moist. Spoon batter into an 8 ½ x 4 ½-inch loaf pan coated with cooking spray or into muffin pans.

Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until a wooden tooth pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan on a wire rack; remove from pan. Cool completely on wire rack.

**Muffins: 350 for 30 mins makes 18 muffins.

Ask Me Why Blog Tour

by Harloe Rae

ASK ME WHY by Harloe Rae
Release Date: June 20, 2019

Genre: Contemporary romance (Enemies to lovers, single father)

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Blurb:

One deep breath. Two slow blinks. Three hollow beats.

I’m still here.

After three years, that reminder isn’t as necessary. But everyone has their bad days. This is definitely one of them.

Until an adorable little boy dashes into my store.

His zest for life makes me smile in a way that’s been long lost.

Then I meet his father.

Well, confront is more like it.

Brance Stone is volatile.

Offensive.

Harsh.

And can’t be bothered to care.

Not that I want him to.

I get frostbite just looking into Brance’s glacial stare. But there’s something undeniable about him.

My misery suddenly craves company. The suffocating numbness lifts whenever Brance is near. That alone should have me running in the opposite direction. Try as I might, there’s no avoiding him. If only I could understand why. As if he’d let me.

I don’t ask. He doesn’t tell. A silent, bitter truce settles between us.

That was our first mistake.

It’s certainly not the last.

Excerpt:

Ollie glances between us. “You remember my dad? He was here with me once.”

While his attention is diverted, she glares at me. “Oh, yes. I sure do.”

“He took me all sorts of places this week. That’s why we were so busy,” Ollie explains.

Her mossy eyes search mine, a storm brewing in those green pools. “Is that so?”

           “Uh-huh. Daddy took me swimming and out for ice cream. We even went to the movies.”

           “Lucky duck. I haven’t been to the theater in ages.”

           He makes a squeaking sound. “What? No way. Wanna come with us next time?”

Braelyn’s slender throat bobs. I’m fascinated by the movement. I get a rise thinking about the conflicting emotions raging inside of her. How will she answer? There’s no way in hell she’d agree. The air grows dense, enough to choke on, as her silence stretches.

Finally, she opens her mouth. “I’ll have to check my calendar, buddy. It’s hard to get away from the store.”

He bounces on his toes. “Okay, great. Talk to my dad about it. Can I go play now?”

Braelyn beams at him. “Of course, kiddo. You know where the toys are.”

That’s all he needs to hear before darting down the designated aisle. I watch him disappear in a flash of red and denim. When I look at Braelyn, the thundering in my pulse roars. She’d been all smiles for him, but now all evidence of happiness melts away. When she turns to me, a scowl mars her features. My gut twists painfully, and that stops me short. Am I seriously jealous of my son? That’d be a hell no. I roll my shoulders and strengthen my resolve.

“Fancy seeing you here.” Braelyn crosses her arms, shoving a pair of luscious tits up for my viewing pleasure. I almost applaud the shirt’s low neckline, but thank the summer heat instead. No point giving her ass any credit for wearing less clothing.

I try to keep my focus on her face. “Is it?”

About the Author
Harloe Rae is a USA Today & Amazon Top 100 bestselling author. Her passion for writing and reading has taken on a whole new meaning. Each day is an unforgettable adventure.

Harloe is a Minnesota gal with a serious addiction to romance. She’s always chasing an epic happily ever after. When she’s not buried in the writing cave, Harloe can be found hanging with her hubby and son. If the weather permits, she loves being lakeside or out in the country with her horses.

Harloe is the author of Redefining Us, Forget You Not, Watch Me Follow, GENT, MISS, LASS, and Ask Me Why. These titles are available on Amazon.

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What the Wind Knows Review

by Amy Harmon

I couldn’t but it down. Amazing story.

This story is like falling down the rabbit hole. You follow a journey with Anne a writer in her trip to Ireland to learn about her family. She was raised by her grandfather after her parents died when she was 6. Her grandfather was raised by his grandmother after his parents passed during Ireland Easter Rising, leaving him to be raise my his dad’s mother. Anne grandfather gets cancer an is dying, on his deathbed he give her clues to a life in Ireland, she knows nothing about. She is given pictures a journal and his last wishes to have his ashes spread in Ireland near his family’s homestead.

It is a beautiful story of love, loyality, and time.

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Such Great Heights Review

Blue is the Color Series (Book 3)
by Julia Wolf

The first half of this book is a slow burn and you can feel the heat between Malka and Jasper raising just like the mercury in Sedona on a summer day. Then the explosion comes and you melt along with them. 

Malka is a women who is a lost soul and also a very talented indie singer songerwriter with her band called Sadie who was born and raised in German. She moved to the States at 20 touring with okay bands and couchsurfed her way through the last decade. She has been on a rollercoaster of highs and lows for the last two decades, never knowing who to trust, you to love, how to be at peace with herslef. 

Jasper is a loveable all around good guy who is a bass player for the band Blue is the Color, and he writes poetry in a notebook he carries everywhere. His parents separated when he was young and he and his mom left Phoenix to start over in Balitmore. That moved changed his life forever. This is where he meet his bandmates and they became as close as brothers from another mother. His mom was diagnosed with brain cancer and waited until the end to tell him and his band, she was dying. He stayed with here for last two months scared to miss a moment with her until she passed. 

The story begins with Malka showing up at Jasper’s mom funeral. She doesn’t speak to anyone she stands in the back and cries because she understands his pain. To anyone looking Malka and Jasper are complete opposites but through the course of the book, you will see how much they truely are alike. They share similiar passions for life and love with everything they are. Together they fly high and reach the stars, but alone they are sad and incomplete. They are each others soul mate and other half, even it others don’t see it that way at first. They make prefect sense to each other, knowing exactly what the other needs and how to make them happy. 

“Feelings weren’t science, if I felt it, it was real.” Boy did they feel it. You will too when you read this amazing love story. You will fall in love with them both. 

Times Like These
A Blue Is The Color Novel (Book 2)

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Watch Me Unravel
A Blue is the Color Novel (Book 2)

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