Category: Adult Contemporary

Running on Empty by L.B. Simmons 0

Running on Empty by L.B. Simmons

Rating: Overview I had the perfect life. Beautiful and loving husband.Three gorgeous little girls. Successful career. The only thing missing was the white picket fence. I really wanted that fence. Three years ago, I lost that life. I lost my husband. And I lost myself. But, eventually, I found my way through the darkness. I’ve made peace with my new life. I have my girls, and that’s all that matters. They are my world. I have no illusions of ever falling in love again or getting whisked away on a white horse. But then he came back into my life....

Charade, by Nyrae Dawn 0

Charade, by Nyrae Dawn

Rating: Overview Nineteen-year-old Cheyenne tries to portray the perfect life to mask the memories of her past. Walking in on her boyfriend with another woman her freshman year in college threatens that picture of perfection. Twenty-one-year-old Colt never wanted college and never expected to amount to anything, but when his mom’s dying wish is for him to get his degree, he has no choice but to pretend it’s what he wants too. Cheyenne needs a fake boyfriend to get back at her ex and Colt needs cash to take care of his mom, so they strike a deal that helps...

Teasing Trent, by M. Malone 0

Teasing Trent, by M. Malone

Rating:   Overview The only thing Trent’s best friend has ever asked of him is to keep an eye on his twin sister while he’s deployed. Keeping her company on her birthday should be business as usual. He just has to remember the promise he made to himself in college to keep his hands off her. Which is getting harder and harder by the day. Ever since Mara walked into her brother’s dorm room freshman year and came face to face with a shirtless Trent, she’s known he was The One. He’s been right there with her twin brother as...

Lengths by Liz  Reinhardt and Steph Campbell 1

Lengths by Liz Reinhardt and Steph Campbell

Rating: Overview Nineteen-year-old Whit Conrad leaves her conservative Pennsylvania home for sunny California, looking for independence, a fresh start, and a place to stash her grief. She promptly finds a job at a tattoo parlor, a craptastic first apartment, and one friend—Ryan—who is a little less friend, a little more benefits. Deo Beckett is a soulful surfer with a passion for tattoos and beautiful women. On the eve of his twenty-second birthday, he finds himself living with his grandfather, recently unemployed, and seriously adrift. He doesn’t know much about what he wants out of life, but he does know his...

Up In Flames, by Nicole Williams 7

Up In Flames, by Nicole Williams

Rating: Overview One smokejumper with a dark past. One small town girl with a bright future. One summer that will forever change them both. They’re going . . . UP IN FLAMES Elle’s life couldn’t possibly get any more small town. She was raised in the same home as the two generations before her were, her family owns the iconic downtown cafe, and she’s been dating the pastor’s son since she was allowed to go on her first date at sixteen. Cole’s life couldn’t possibly get any larger. He’s tried. Roaming from town to town for the past three summers...

A Song for Julia, by Charles Sheehan-Miles 4

A Song for Julia, by Charles Sheehan-Miles

Rating: Overview Everyone should have something to rebel against. Crank Wilson left his South Boston home at sixteen to start a punk band and burn out his rage at the world. Six years later, he’s still at odds with his father, a Boston cop, and doesn’t ever speak to his mother. The only relationship that really matters is with his younger brother, but watching out for Sean can be a full-time job. The one thing Crank wants in life is to be left the hell alone to write his music and drive his band to success. Julia Thompson left a...

Thoughtless, S.C. Stephens 5

Thoughtless, S.C. Stephens

Rating: Overview For almost two years now, Kiera’s boyfriend, Denny, has been everything she’s ever wanted: loving, tender, and endlessly devoted to her. When they head off to a new city to start their lives together—Denny at his dream job and Kiera at a top-notch university—everything seems perfect. Then an unforeseen obligation forces the happy couple apart. Feeling lonely, confused, and in need of comfort, Kiera turns to an unexpected source—a local rock star named Kellan Kyle. At first, he’s purely a friend she can lean on, but as her loneliness grows, so does their relationship. And then one night...

Down To You (Bad Boys #1), M. Leighton 10

Down To You (Bad Boys #1), M. Leighton

Rating: Overview The scorching tale of one girl, two brothers and a love triangle…that’s not. Olivia Townsend is nothing special. She’s just a girl working her way through college so she can return home to help her father run his business. She’s determined not to be the second woman in his life to abandon him, even if it means putting her own life on hold. To Olivia, it’s clear what she must do. Plain and simple. Black and white. But clear becomes complicated when she meets Cash and Nash Davenport. They’re brothers. Twins. Cash is everything she’s always wanted in...

The Bronze Horseman, Paullina Simons (The Greatest Love Story) 4

The Bronze Horseman, Paullina Simons (The Greatest Love Story)

Rating: Overview The golden skies, the translucent twilight, the white nights, all hold the promise of youth, of love, of eternal renewal. The war has not yet touched this city of fallen grandeur, or the lives of two sisters, Tatiana and Dasha Metanova, who share a single room in a cramped apartment with their brother and parents. Their world is turned upside down when Hitler’s armies attack Russia and begin their unstoppable blitz to Leningrad. Yet there is light in the darkness. Tatiana meets Alexander, a brave young officer in the Red Army. Strong and self-confident, yet guarding a mysterious...

Wallbanger, Alice Clayton 2

Wallbanger, Alice Clayton

Rating: Overview Wallbanger is an instant classic, with plenty of laugh out loud moments and riveting characters–highly recommended! –NYT and USA Today Bestselling Author Jennifer Probst Hilarious, romantic, and compulsively readable, WALLBANGER delivers the perfect blend of sex, romance, and baked goods. –Ruthie Knox, best-selling author of About Last Night” Caroline Reynolds has a fantastic new apartment in San Francisco, a KitchenAid mixer, and no O (and we’re not talking Oprah here, folks). She has a flourishing design career, an office overlooking the bay, a killer zucchini bread recipe, and no O. She has Clive (the best cat ever), great...