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It’s Always True Love: WILDE IN LOVE by Eloisa James #romance

 

Lord Alaric was enthralling in much the same way that tigers in the Royal Menagerie were. She liked to observe them, but wouldn’t dream of taking one home.

One of Cosmopolitan’s Best Books of 2017!

WHAT IT’S ABOUT:

Lord Alaric Wilde, son of the Duke of Lindow, is the most celebrated man in England, revered for his dangerous adventures and rakish good looks. Arriving home from years abroad, he has no idea of his own celebrity until his boat is met by mobs of screaming ladies. Alaric escapes to his father’s castle, but just as he grasps that he’s not only famous but notorious, he encounters the very private, very witty, Miss Willa Ffynche.

Willa presents the façade of a serene young lady to the world. Her love of books and bawdy jokes is purely for the delight of her intimate friends. She wants nothing to do with a man whose private life is splashed over every newspaper.

Alaric has never met a woman he wanted for his own . . . until he meets Willa. He’s never lost a battle.

But a spirited woman like Willa isn’t going to make it easy. . . .

The first book in Eloisa James’s dazzling new series set in the Georgian period glows with her trademark wit and sexy charm—and introduces a large, eccentric family. Readers will love the Wildes of Lindow Castle!

STELLAR REVIEWS:

Top Pick from RT BookReviews

“Smart is the new sexy.” –Booklist, starred review

“Charming, romantic, and unexpectedly funny.” –Kirkus, starred review

“The romance between them builds gradually and realistically, and intensifies through their exchanges of witty repartee and sensual innuendo.” ~ Publishers Weekly

WHERE YOU CAN GET IT:

SIGNED COPIES:

BOOK CULTURE.COM

http://www.bookculture.com/blog/2017/04/19/pre-order-signed-copy-new-book-eloisa-james-wilde-love

AMAZON:

http://amzn.to/2pQf09t

BARNES AND NOBLE:

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/wilde-in-love-eloisa-james/1125579633?ean=9780062389480

iBOOKS:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/wilde-in-love/id1200836659?mt=11&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

WATCH ELOISA JAMES at the cover shoot for WILDE IN LOVE:

https://youtu.be/CIVl1MnLYzw

ABOUT ELOISA: A reviewer from USA Today wrote that she “found herself devouring [Eloisa’s] book like a dieter with a Hershey bar”; People Magazine raved that “romance writing does not get much better than this.” Eloisa wrote her first novel after graduating from Harvard, but alas, it was rejected by every possible publisher. After she got a couple more degrees and a job as a Shakespeare professor, she tried again, with much greater success. Over twenty best-sellers later, she teaches Shakespeare in the English Department at Fordham University in New York City. She’s also the mother of two children and, in a particularly delicious irony for a romance writer, is married to a genuine Italian knight.

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Is Paris on your dream destination list? PARIS IN LOVE by Eloisa James will tempt you to go #memoir #amreading #romance

In 2009, New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James took a leap that many people dream about: She sold her house, took a sabbatical from her job as a Shakespeare professor, and moved her family to Paris. This memoir chronicles her joyful year in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Eloisa revels in the ordinary pleasures of life—discovering corner museums that tourists overlook, chronicling Frenchwomen’s sartorial triumphs, walking from one end of Paris to another. She copes with her Italian husband’s notions of quality time; her two hilarious children, ages eleven and fifteen, as they navigate schools—not to mention puberty—in a foreign language; and her mother-in-law’s raised eyebrow in the kitchen (even as she overfeeds Milo, the family dog). Paris in Love invites the reader into the life of a most enchanting family, framed by la ville de l’amour.

Get it for only $1.99 from September 27 to October 1

WHERE YOU CAN BUY IT:

AMAZON

iBooks  https

Barnes and Noble

STELLAR REVIEWS:

“In this delightful charm-bracelet of a memoir, [Eloisa James shares] her adventures as an American suddenly immersed in all things French—food, clothes, joie de vivre.”—People

“Enchanting . . . gives the reader a sense of being immersed along with James in Paris for a year . . . you see the rain, taste the food, observe the people.”—USA Today

“This delectable confection, which includes recipes, is more than a visit to a glorious city: it is also a tour of a family, a marriage, and a love that has no borders. Très magnifique!”—Library Journal (starred review)

“What a beautiful and delightful tasting menu of a book: the kids, the plump little dog, the Italian husband. Reading this memoir was like wandering through a Parisian patisserie in a dream. I absolutely loved it.” –Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love

In this delightful charm-bracelet of a memoir, James, also the author of 20 romance novels, offers quirky, often laugh-out-loud funny snapshots of her adventures as an American suddenly immersed in all things French-food, clothes, joie de vivre. Her portrait of her family is equally lighthearted, and her reference guide is indispensable.”

–People magazine

“Paris in Love: A Memoir is a series of charming outtakes…including [Eloisa’s] children’s initial struggles and later triumphs in school, as well as her own increasingly bold forays into French-ness, from food and flea markets to embracing her femininity—where better than Paris to rediscover the pleasures of lingerie, post-mastectomy (and reconstructive surgery)? Along the way, James savors the moments of dissonance and satisfaction that come from the shared adventure of figuring out life in another country.”

–Vogue magazine

“Written with a dry sense of wit and an elegant sense of style, James’ literary love letter to the City of Light is inspiring and insightful.”

–Chicago Tribune

SNEAK PEEKS:

Alessandro came home from doing the shopping and said, “I was going to buy you flowers because of the argument we had yesterday.” I looked at his empty hands. He shrugged. “There were too many to choose from.”

Anna flung the door of the apartment open after school: “Mom! I was attacked today!” “What happened?” I asked. “A girl named Domitilla slapped me!” Anna said, eyes open very wide. “She said I was screaming in her ear.” We chose Anna’s former school in New Jersey with an eye toward just this sort of encounter: they devoted a great deal of time to teaching the students to reject violence, studying Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, and practicing conflict resolution. I inquired hopefully how Anna responded to her first real taste of playground aggression. “I slapped her right back,” my daughter explained. “My hand just rose in the air all by itself.”

We are back from the country (and the two-week-Milo diet), so there was a ceremonial weighing of said stout Chihuahua this morning. He’s lost a whole kilo (4.4) pounds, down from a high of 26 pounds. The vet advised a 4 kilo loss, but my mother-in-law is worried that being too thin will affect his digestion. He has the stature of a small but very sturdy Sherman tank.

WATCH A VIDEO EXCERPT TO THIS DELIGHTFUL MEMOIR (audio book narrated by Eloisa James)

https://youtu.be/P_rlAo3P_1s

Stay connected with Eloisa online: www.EloisaJames.com https://www.facebook.com/eloisajames https://twitter.com/EloisaJames https://www.tumblr.com/blog/eloisajames https://www.pinterest.com/eloisajames/ https://www.goodreads.com/EloisaJames

ABOUT ELOISA: A reviewer from USA Today wrote that she “found herself devouring [Eloisa’s] book like a dieter with a Hershey bar”; People Magazine raved that “romance writing does not get much better than this.” Eloisa wrote her first novel after graduating from Harvard, but alas, it was rejected by every possible publisher. After she got a couple more degrees and a job as a Shakespeare professor, she tried again, with much greater success. Over twenty best-sellers later, she teaches Shakespeare in the English Department at Fordham University in New York City. She’s also the mother of two children and, in a particularly delicious irony for a romance writer, is married to a genuine Italian knight.

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In Love With Paris: A Bestselling Author’s Sweet And Funny Memoir #memoir #amreading #Paris

In 2009, New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James took a leap that many people dream about: She sold her house, took a sabbatical from her job as a Shakespeare professor, and moved her family to Paris. This memoir chronicles her joyful year in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Eloisa revels in the ordinary pleasures of life—discovering corner museums that tourists overlook, chronicling Frenchwomen’s sartorial triumphs, walking from one end of Paris to another. She copes with her Italian husband’s notions of quality time; her two hilarious children, ages eleven and fifteen, as they navigate schools—not to mention puberty—in a foreign language; and her mother-in-law’s raised eyebrow in the kitchen (even as she overfeeds Milo, the family dog). Paris in Love invites the reader into the life of a most enchanting family, framed by la ville de l’amour.

Get it for only $1.99 from September 27 to October 1

WHERE YOU CAN BUY IT:

AMAZON

iBooks  https

Barnes and Noble

STELLAR REVIEWS:

“In this delightful charm-bracelet of a memoir, [Eloisa James shares] her adventures as an American suddenly immersed in all things French—food, clothes, joie de vivre.”—People

“Enchanting . . . gives the reader a sense of being immersed along with James in Paris for a year . . . you see the rain, taste the food, observe the people.”—USA Today

“This delectable confection, which includes recipes, is more than a visit to a glorious city: it is also a tour of a family, a marriage, and a love that has no borders. Très magnifique!”—Library Journal (starred review)

“What a beautiful and delightful tasting menu of a book: the kids, the plump little dog, the Italian husband. Reading this memoir was like wandering through a Parisian patisserie in a dream. I absolutely loved it.” –Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love

In this delightful charm-bracelet of a memoir, James, also the author of 20 romance novels, offers quirky, often laugh-out-loud funny snapshots of her adventures as an American suddenly immersed in all things French-food, clothes, joie de vivre. Her portrait of her family is equally lighthearted, and her reference guide is indispensable.”

–People magazine

“Paris in Love: A Memoir is a series of charming outtakes…including [Eloisa’s] children’s initial struggles and later triumphs in school, as well as her own increasingly bold forays into French-ness, from food and flea markets to embracing her femininity—where better than Paris to rediscover the pleasures of lingerie, post-mastectomy (and reconstructive surgery)? Along the way, James savors the moments of dissonance and satisfaction that come from the shared adventure of figuring out life in another country.”

–Vogue magazine

“Written with a dry sense of wit and an elegant sense of style, James’ literary love letter to the City of Light is inspiring and insightful.”

–Chicago Tribune

SNEAK PEEKS:

Alessandro came home from doing the shopping and said, “I was going to buy you flowers because of the argument we had yesterday.” I looked at his empty hands. He shrugged. “There were too many to choose from.”

Anna flung the door of the apartment open after school: “Mom! I was attacked today!” “What happened?” I asked. “A girl named Domitilla slapped me!” Anna said, eyes open very wide. “She said I was screaming in her ear.” We chose Anna’s former school in New Jersey with an eye toward just this sort of encounter: they devoted a great deal of time to teaching the students to reject violence, studying Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, and practicing conflict resolution. I inquired hopefully how Anna responded to her first real taste of playground aggression. “I slapped her right back,” my daughter explained. “My hand just rose in the air all by itself.”

We are back from the country (and the two-week-Milo diet), so there was a ceremonial weighing of said stout Chihuahua this morning. He’s lost a whole kilo (4.4) pounds, down from a high of 26 pounds. The vet advised a 4 kilo loss, but my mother-in-law is worried that being too thin will affect his digestion. He has the stature of a small but very sturdy Sherman tank.

WATCH A VIDEO EXCERPT TO THIS DELIGHTFUL MEMOIR (audio book narrated by Eloisa James)

https://youtu.be/P_rlAo3P_1s

Stay connected with Eloisa online: www.EloisaJames.com https://www.facebook.com/eloisajames https://twitter.com/EloisaJames https://www.tumblr.com/blog/eloisajames https://www.pinterest.com/eloisajames/ https://www.goodreads.com/EloisaJames

ABOUT ELOISA: A reviewer from USA Today wrote that she “found herself devouring [Eloisa’s] book like a dieter with a Hershey bar”; People Magazine raved that “romance writing does not get much better than this.” Eloisa wrote her first novel after graduating from Harvard, but alas, it was rejected by every possible publisher. After she got a couple more degrees and a job as a Shakespeare professor, she tried again, with much greater success. Over twenty best-sellers later, she teaches Shakespeare in the English Department at Fordham University in New York City. She’s also the mother of two children and, in a particularly delicious irony for a romance writer, is married to a genuine Italian knight.

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Dating was never supposed to be like this. WORST DATE EVER by Melodie Campbell #amreading #romance #love #relationships

One day I am going to write a book.  It is going to be called, A Dummy’s Guide to Men.  It will include all sorts of useful tips, such as: How to find Prince Charming in a sea of Prince Ronalds.

Today’s Revolving Book is THE WORST DATE EVER by Melodie Campbell. (New Release!)

What it’s about:

Sometimes you have to kiss a lot of frogs…

 Jennie has been a widow for two years.  Her twelve year old son thinks it’s about time she started dating, and so does her friend Angela. So Jennie signs up for an online dating site. Within hours, she has several first dates lined up for the week. Surely they’ll be one Prince Charming in the bunch.  And if not, it’s only one date, right?  How bad could it be?

Where you can get the WORST DATE EVER . . . 

amazon.com

amazon.ca

kobo

Chapters/Indigo

Stellar reviews for THE WORST DATE EVER . . . 

“Great for anyone who enjoys zipping through a lighthearted read in a single, short sitting.” Booklist

About the author: Melodie Campbell

Called the “Queen of Comedy” by the Toronto Sun, Melodie Campbell has connections in low places.  Don’t dig too deep.  You might find cement shoes.

Melodie has shared a literary shortlist with Margaret Atwood, and was recently seen lurking on the Amazon Top 50 Bestseller list between Tom Clancy and Nora Roberts.

Melodie has won the Derringer Award, the Arthur Ellis, and eight other awards for crime fiction.  She didn’t even steal them.

“Impossible not to laugh.” Library Journal review of THE GODDAUGHTER

Connect with Melodie online:

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A broken man. A brave woman. An unforgettable love. WYOMING HEATHER by DeAnn Smallwood #amreading #western #romance

Final Wyoming Heather 72 dpi - CopyToday’s Revolving Book is the historical romance WYOMING HEATHER by DeANN SMALLWOOD. GET IT ON AMAZON. http://amzn.to/1VaqhZr

ABOUT THE STORY:

He rode alone coming back after five years to an empty cabin, a run-down ranch, and a grave on a hill. A former Texas Ranger burnt out on life and afraid to love. Whip had spent five years hunting the man that took his wife’s life and left him to die.

Heather is a spirited, independent woman living alone on a ranch left to her by her parents. A woman doing a man’s work running a ranch that everyone said couldn’t be done, not in this untamed, vastly unsettled land, in the mid-1800’s. Not only was Heather doing it, but she was doing it well. The ranch was her life. It had everything she needed except water. But she’d managed to overcome even that. She stole it from a neighboring abandoned ranch watched over by a lonely cabin and a grave.

Heather’s life is devoted to her ranch and her love for animals. She is considered a healer, well known throughout the rough and untamed Wyoming country. She has a full life. Then why is it so empty?

Whip vowed he would take up his dream abandoned five years ago and make his beloved ranch profit and to put aside the sweet linger of all memories shared by him and his wife. The ranch would be a jealous mistress occupying his every thought and every minute. He had no time or desire for a woman much less a pair of runaways from The Orphan Train who stowed away on Whip’s wagon and onto the Powder River Ranch.

Whip and Heather meet in an explosive moment on the banks of the Powder River, reacting to one another like fire and wind. But, underlying the tangles over property rights, there’s a chemistry between the two. Both are lonely, both are drawn to one another, and both fight the attraction-Whip, because of memories he’s not ready to put to rest, and Heather, because of her stubborn resolve to succeed as a woman rancher.

But fate heeds no one or no thing. The criminal from Whip’s past reemerges in the present. Now, Heather is in danger and Whip stands, once again, on the cusp of loss. Fate shows a strong, willful woman, full of love and compassion, just what she’s been missing in her life. And it shows a calloused Texas Ranger that Heather and love does flourish on the Wyoming plains.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

I live in Colorado with my husband and my two Yorkie kid dogs: Stormy, four pounds, and Eli, six pounds. I’m a native of Colorado, but I’ve lived several years in Wyoming and Montana. My historical romances are: Montana Star, Sapphire Blue, Unconquerable Callie, and Wyoming Heather. Tears In The Wind is a contemporary romance. Then I changed genres from my beloved romances and wrote, under the pen name of D. M. Woods my first suspense/thriller: Death Crosses The Finish Line. The second book in this ‘death’ series, Death Is A Habit, will be out later this year. Truly, I mean it when I say my greatest pleasure next to writing is having my books read and enjoyed. There are many more stories just waiting to be written and enjoyed.

CONNECT WITH DEANN ONLINE:
facebookhttp://goo.gl/tPxTAj

AMAZON: http://amzn.to/1SBuBi9

WEB SITEhttp://www.deannsmallwood.com/

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Can a broken heart heal one more time? KISSING HOLLYWOOD by @MonicaCollier #amreading #romance

TODAY’S REVOLVING BOOK is the contemporary inspirational romance KISSING HOLLYWOOD. by MONICA COLLIER.

WHERE YOU CAN BUY IT:

Amazon (US) Link: (Kindle & Print)
http://amzn.to/2rHZOZk

Amazon (Canada) (Kindle & Print)
https://goo.gl/BlPPKb

Kobo  https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/kissing-hollywood

Chapters (Canada)
https://goo.gl/zx0Lsw

Barnes & Noble (Nook & Print)
https://goo.gl/MJgyqX

PUBLISHER: Red Press Co.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
Alexandria Casey, thirty-five, just had a reality check. Life didn’t go as she expected once she said ‘I do.’ After her divorce, Alex meets someone new. He’s twenty-eight, British, a television star, and determined to make her notice him. She would rather hide from the paparazzi and the microscope they bring upon his personal life. Will she give in to his pursuit and learn to love once more?

“Every time I hear, ‘And they lived happily ever after’ and Tinkerbell comes out with her magic wand to end the movie, I feel like reaching for the bug spray and a fly swatter.” – Alexandria Casey

PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY REVIEW:

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/reviews/single/9780979386923?permamore

“In this inspirational and inspiring romance, North Carolina writer and caterer Alex Casey falls for British actor Parker Grey, who’s visiting her town to celebrate a friend’s engagement. Collier infuses a sweet innocence and old-fashioned values into this contemporary, which has two flawed protagonists trying to move past a boatload of issues: media gossip, past mistakes, and Alex’s minor preoccupation with being 35 to Parker’s 28. Both Alex and Parker have their share of issues, but they’re also both refreshingly positive and appealing. Their attraction to each other is gradually developed and based on common values, such as their mutual interest in improving their relationships with God. The few displays of physical affection are modest. The plot, like the characters, never gets too weighed down with drama or religious jargon. The natural evolution of the protagonists reinforces the theme of faith and destiny and also the power of personal choice, making this an uplifting read.” Agent: Carolyn Martin

 monicablogphotoABOUT AUTHOR MONICA COLLIER:
Monica Collier is a southern romance and military fiction author. She
writes heartwarming romantic suspense, with emotionally compelling
characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page
Monica’s emotional journeys are geographic, family oriented, have strong
female characters, and incorporate Biblical principles in modern life.
Her books have been recommended by active and retired military
personnel, Pastors, professional women and several print venues. When
she’s not writing, Monica enjoys helping others navigate the writing and
publishing world through author programs via Red Press Co., her
publisher, and traveling as much as possible.

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Do Happily Ever Afters Truly Exist? KISSING HOLLYWOOD by @MonicaCollier #amreading #romance #fiction #newrelease

TODAY’S REVOLVING BOOK is the contemporary inspirational romance KISSING HOLLYWOOD. by MONICA COLLIER.

WHERE YOU CAN BUY IT:

Amazon (US) Link: (Kindle & Print)
http://amzn.to/2rHZOZk

Amazon (Canada) (Kindle & Print)
https://goo.gl/BlPPKb

Kobo  https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/kissing-hollywood

Chapters (Canada)
https://goo.gl/zx0Lsw

Barnes & Noble (Nook & Print)
https://goo.gl/MJgyqX

PUBLISHER: Red Press Co.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
Alexandria Casey, thirty-five, just had a reality check. Life didn’t go as she expected once she said ‘I do.’ After her divorce, Alex meets someone new. He’s twenty-eight, British, a television star, and determined to make her notice him. She would rather hide from the paparazzi and the microscope they bring upon his personal life. Will she give in to his pursuit and learn to love once more?

“Every time I hear, ‘And they lived happily ever after’ and Tinkerbell comes out with her magic wand to end the movie, I feel like reaching for the bug spray and a fly swatter.” – Alexandria Casey

PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY REVIEW:

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/reviews/single/9780979386923?permamore

“In this inspirational and inspiring romance, North Carolina writer and caterer Alex Casey falls for British actor Parker Grey, who’s visiting her town to celebrate a friend’s engagement. Collier infuses a sweet innocence and old-fashioned values into this contemporary, which has two flawed protagonists trying to move past a boatload of issues: media gossip, past mistakes, and Alex’s minor preoccupation with being 35 to Parker’s 28. Both Alex and Parker have their share of issues, but they’re also both refreshingly positive and appealing. Their attraction to each other is gradually developed and based on common values, such as their mutual interest in improving their relationships with God. The few displays of physical affection are modest. The plot, like the characters, never gets too weighed down with drama or religious jargon. The natural evolution of the protagonists reinforces the theme of faith and destiny and also the power of personal choice, making this an uplifting read.” Agent: Carolyn Martin

 monicablogphotoABOUT AUTHOR MONICA COLLIER:
Monica Collier is a southern romance and military fiction author. She
writes heartwarming romantic suspense, with emotionally compelling
characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page
Monica’s emotional journeys are geographic, family oriented, have strong
female characters, and incorporate Biblical principles in modern life.
Her books have been recommended by active and retired military
personnel, Pastors, professional women and several print venues. When
she’s not writing, Monica enjoys helping others navigate the writing and
publishing world through author programs via Red Press Co., her
publisher, and traveling as much as possible.

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