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Book Lovin' Mamas has reviewed 17 books this year.

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A Madness of Sunshine by Nalini SinghMalice by Pintip DunnHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling, Olly MossGlory in Death by J.D. RobbIgnite on Contact by Jaci BurtonArchangel's Storm by Nalini Singh
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Review: ‘The Immortal Rules’ by Julie Kagawa

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Review: ‘The Immortal Rules’ by Julie Kagawa

The Immortal Rules

by Julie Kagawa
Series: Blood of Eden #1
Published by Harlequin Teen on April 24th 2012
Pages: 484
Format: eArc
Source: Netgalley, publisher
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four-stars

To survive in a ruined world, she must embrace the darkness…
Allison Sekemoto survives in the Fringe, the outermost circle of a walled-in city. By day, she and her crew scavenge for food. By night, any one of them could be eaten. Some days, all that drives Allie is her hatred of them�the vampires who keep humans as blood cattle. Until the night Allie herself dies and becomes one of the monsters.
Forced to flee her city, Allie must pass for human as she joins a ragged group of pilgrims seeking a legend�a place that might have a cure for the disease that killed off most of civilization and created the rabids, the bloodthirsty creatures who threaten human and vampire alike. And soon Allie will have to decide what�and who�is worth dying for…again.
Enter Julie Kagawa's dark and twisted world as an unforgettable journey begins.


Review: ‘Untouched’ by Sara Humphreys

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Review: ‘Untouched’ by Sara Humphreys

Untouched

by Sara Humphreys
Series: The Amoveo Legend #2
Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on April 3rd 2012
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 302
Format: eArc
Source: Netgalley, publisher
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five-stars

SHE SHOULD BE SEEN, BUT NEVER TOUCHED...

Kerry Smithson's modeling career ensures that she will be admired from afar, which is essential since mere human touch sparks blinding pain and terrifying visions.

EVERY GOOD MODEL NEEDS A HEAVENLLY BODYGUARD...

Dante Coltari is hired to protect Kerry from those who know who she is - or more importantly what she is - and want her dead because of it. Nothing could have prepared him for the challenge of keeping her safe. But, strangely, his lightest touch brings her exquisite pleasure rather than pain, and Dante and Kerry have an otherwordly connection that might just pull them through.


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Review: ‘The Gates’ by Rachael Wade

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Review: ‘The Gates’ by Rachael Wade

The Gates

by Rachael Wade
Series: Resistance #2
Published by Rabbit Hole Press on March 1st 2012
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 245
Format: eArc
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four-stars

Getting There is Half the Battle.
Armed with more unsettling knowledge about Gavin Devereaux and her circle of friends, Camille Hart is faced with new adversities and lethal propositions when she returns to the Amaranth exile to carry out Gavin's risky crusade.
Realizing her journey through the bayou was only the beginning of her struggle to stay with Gavin, she finds that leaving her Louisiana home is the least of her worries. New evils await her on the other side, and as she and her friends press on with their mission, they are confronted with the reality that everything doesn't always go according to plan.
As secrets unfold and alliances are formed and broken, only the strongest will survive and the power of love will be tested when a war between witches, humans, and vampires erupts into an all-out power struggle and all is on the verge of being lost.


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Review: ‘Demonically Tempted’ by Stacey Kennedy

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Review: ‘Demonically Tempted’ by Stacey Kennedy

Demonically Tempted

by Stacey Kennedy
Series: Frostbite #2
Published by Self-Published on April 13th 2012
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 169
Format: eArc
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four-stars

Tess Jennings, now a member of the Memphis Police Department, is on her first cold case. The suspected suicide of Lizbeth Knapp ten years ago isn’t a theory her family accepts—they believe she was murdered.
But the case is only one of Tess’s worries. Ghosts are talking, and word of her abilities rapidly spreads. A dark ghost is terrifying the spirits of Memphis, and she must force the entity to cross over.
Tess doesn’t have to do this alone. Not only does she have her ghost-lover, Kipp McGowen, but the department has brought in a medium. Dane Wolfe might answer all her questions, but he also brings a world of trouble. Will Tess finally have all she’s ever wanted, or will everything she’s vowed to protect be ripped away?


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Review – ‘A Seal in Wolf’s Clothing’ by Terry Spear

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Review – ‘A Seal in Wolf’s Clothing’ by Terry Spear

A SEAL in Wolf's Clothing

by Terry Spear
Series: Heart of the Wolf #9
Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on March 6th 2012
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 326
Format: eArc
Source: Netgalley, publisher
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five-stars

Meara Greymere is in charge of the cabin rentals on the rugged Oregon coastline, so her brother and his mate could take a delayed honeymoon. But while Hunter is away, the she-wolf intends to play—she just has to convince the right alpha male to rent one of the cabins, and she’ll take it from there. But when Finn Emerson arrives with every intention of pretending to be her lover, she's not going to take this lying down. She knows he'll tell her brother what she's up to and put an end to her game.
Finn Emerson is a Navy SEAL, formerly one of Hunter Greymere’s team members, and now he's trying to track down a gray wolf, who's already made an attempt on one of their team member's lives. Finn believes Hunter will be targeted next, only to discover Hunter is off with his mate on a honeymoon, and he fears Hunter’s sister is in grave danger. But the SEAL soon learns protecting the unpredictable sexy she-wolf is a mission and a half and protecting her isn’t all he wants to do.


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Review: ‘Below the Belt’ by Skye Warren

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Review: ‘Below the Belt’ by Skye Warren

Below The Belt

by Skye Warren
Published by Skye Warren Erotica on November 18th 2011
Genres: Erotic Romance
Pages: 106
Format: eArc
Source: Author
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three-half-stars

Martial arts champion Abe Montgomery is dead-set on winning gold at Nationals. Paris Rivera has sworn off men and martial arts. When these two meet, the chemistry is explosive.
Abe may dominate on the mats, but he’s fallen hard for Paris. The fight of his life looms ahead, not only for his dreams but for the sexy woman he soon can't live without.


Review: ‘Touch Me’ by Callie Croix

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Review: ‘Touch Me’ by Callie Croix

Touch Me

by Callie Croix
Published by Carina Press on January 2nd 2012
Format: eArc
Source: Netgalley
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three-half-stars

Arriving home on leave from his tour of duty, Army Captain Alex Montoya knows there's a beautiful woman waiting for him-his best friend's sister. She's always been off limits...until now. He fully intends to move them out of being "just friends" and encourage her to release the sexual needs he senses she's buried deep.
Tianna McIntyre is starting over after her marriage ended. Her ex-husband weakened her self-esteem and caused her to deny her true sexual desires. But being around Alex brings all her dormant fantasies to the surface, and now Tianna feels the stirrings of her secret, submissive wishes.
Determined to help repair the damage Tianna's ex did to her self-worth, Alex will use whatever means necessary to convince her they're meant for each other, including tying her down to make sure he has her full attention while he takes her to the heights of pleasure she's always dreamed of...


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Review: ‘Ties to the Blood Moon’ by Robin P. Waldrop

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Review: ‘Ties to the Blood Moon’ by Robin P. Waldrop

Ties to the Blood Moon

by Robin P. Waldrop, Claudia McKinney
Series: Blood Moon #1
Published by Createspace on January 31st 2012
Pages: 325
Format: eArc
Source: Author
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three-stars

Myths. Legends. fairytales. For most people they are stories, but for one girl they are her history. Genevieve finds herself in a world she never knew existed. And she's not sure if she wants to be a part of it.


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Review: ‘The Second Son’ by Elise Marion

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Review: ‘The Second Son’ by Elise Marion

The Second Son

by Elise Marion
Series: Kings of Cardenas #2
Published by Marion Press on January 14th 2014
Genres: Historical Romance
Pages: 228
Format: eArc
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five-stars

He has always loved her. She is still reeling from the lost of her first love. Can a marriage of convenience give birth to true love? Can the second son of a king prove his worth? Will a pampered princess stand beside her husband to save her country and her people?


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Review: ‘Demon Lover’ by Juliet Dark

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Review: ‘Demon Lover’ by Juliet Dark

The Demon Lover

by Juliet Dark
Series: Fairwick Chronicles #1
Published by Ballantine Books on December 27th 2011
Genres: Paranormal Romance
Pages: 450
Format: eArc
Source: Netgalley, publisher
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three-stars


I gasped . . . or tried to. My mouth opened, but I couldn’t draw breath. . . . His lips, pearly wet, parted and he blew into my mouth. My lungs expanded beneath his weight. When I exhaled he sucked in my breath and his weight turned from cold marble into warm living flesh.

Since accepting a teaching position at remote Fairwick College in upstate New York, Callie McFay has experienced the same disturbingly erotic dream every night: A mist enters her bedroom, then takes the shape of a virile, seductive stranger who proceeds to ravish her in the most toe-curling, wholly satisfying ways possible. Perhaps these dreams are the result of writing her bestselling book, The Sex Lives of Demon Lovers. After all, Callie’s lifelong passion is the intersection of lurid fairy tales and Gothic literature—which is why she finds herself at Fairwick’s renowned folklore department, living in a once-stately Victorian house that, at first sight, seemed to call her name.
But Callie soon realizes that her dreams are alarmingly real. She has a demon lover—an incubus—and he will seduce her, pleasure her, and eventually suck the very life from her. Then Callie makes another startling discovery: He’s not the only mythical creature in Fairwick. As the tenured witches of the college and the resident fairies in the surrounding woods prepare to cast out the incubus, Callie must accomplish something infinitely more difficult—banishing this demon lover from her heart.


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