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  • Space by Penny Reid

    Space by Penny Reid

    Rated: 4.36 of 5 stars
    · 34 ratings
    From the New York Times Bestselling Author Penny ReidOne week.Private cabin.Famous physicist.Still an unrepentant slacker.What’s the worst that could happen?Mona’s meticulously planned allotment of relaxation is thrown into chaos by the unscheduled appearance of her older brother’s band of friends, including the one person she'd hoped to never face again...
  • Star by B.B. Easton

    Star by B.B. Easton

    Rated: 4.60 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    In 1999, I met my Prince Charming. He was the tall, tattooed, wickedly handsome bass player for the up-and-coming rock band, Phantom Limb. But, more importantly, he was mine. I knew it the moment he flashed me that shy, dimpled smile. And he knew it too. Hansel "Hans" Oppenheimer wore his heart on one sleeve and scrawled lyrics about me on the other...
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  • Be Mine This Time by M.A. Clarke Scott, MaryAnn Clarke

    Be Mine This Time by M.A. Clarke Scott, MaryAnn Clarke

    Rated: 4.67 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    From the award-winning author of The Art of Enchantment, comes Be Mine This Time, a compelling, heart-warming story of second chances, divided loyalties and the power of love to heal the wounds of the past. Vancouver family mediator Kate O’Day adores her work in couple’s reconciliation, despite her own tragic history with relationships...
  • Open Wheel by Shey Stahl

    Open Wheel by Shey Stahl

    Rated: 4.57 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    How do you choose? How do you keep from hurting the ones you love when you know your heart belongs with both of them? Seven years ago Arie Riley married Easton Levi, current heart-throb of the NASCAR Cup series. She made a commitment to him. She gave her heart and soul to another. Her love is heavy. Consuming. And it’s inherently tied to two people. Arie thought she had made her mind up...
  • The Unexpected List by Chrissy Anderson

    The Unexpected List by Chrissy Anderson

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    When she was just sixteen, Chrissy Anderson made a life list… …It’s been abandoned. Now she’s got an ex-husband, a satisfied lover and a thriving new business. She’s rebuilding. Then out of nowhere…a baby. You think you know who the father is? Think again. Follow Chrissy as she deepens her understanding of how to be truthful to herself and those that she loves...
  • Burning Bond by Emma Hart

    Burning Bond by Emma Hart

    Rated: 4.51 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    BURNING BOND is book six of the HOLLY WOODS FILES series. While it can technically be read as a standalone, it's advised to read the first five books prior to this for full enjoyment. -- Two men, both determined to protect me. I think I love one. I’m almost sure I’m in love with the other. Ride or die just got a whole lot realer...
  • The Moment of Truth by Shari Low

    The Moment of Truth by Shari Low

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    The Moment of Truth…Laney Cochrane loves her life.With her friends Millie and Tash, she runs a proposal agency, organising the perfect setting for their clients to pop the question. Finding that forever love is something Laney knows all about. Her marriage to Cameron is blissfully content and she has never doubted they’ll live happily ever after.Then Cara Deacon walks into their office...
  • Outta My League by Ali Parker, Weston Parker

    Outta My League by Ali Parker, Weston Parker

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    The way she looks, smells, laughs is killing me.I fell in love with my sister’s best friend. To top it all off, she’s brilliant. And I’m failing Chemistry.Of course, when I get her help, she’s laidback about it. Charming and helpful as always, like she doesn’t know how much I want her. I’ve got to play it cool and let her see a different side of me...
  • Thick as Thieves by Lucy Lennox

    Thick as Thieves by Lucy Lennox

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 21 ratings
    Julian:I've been in love with my best friend since forever. Okay, fine. Like, kindgergarten. It started out platonic, obviously, but then became... nope. Still platonic. The problem is that Parker Ellis has been straight since forever. And that makes it difficult to convince him the two of us are meant to be together.And now there's no point. All is lost...
  • Presently Perfect by Alison G. Bailey

    Presently Perfect by Alison G. Bailey

    Rated: 4.32 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Perfection is an illusion fueled by the perception of others. Tweet was my heart, my soul, and my purpose. She was my everything. Neither of us were perfect. We both made mistakes. Looking back, that was okay, because every choice brought us to where we needed to be at the time we needed to be there. The one constant, our love and friendship...
  • Stop Ghosting Me by Tara Sivec

    Stop Ghosting Me by Tara Sivec

    Rated: 4.43 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    Harvest Grove News:Another Halloween season is upon us! As usual, please be mindful of the movie fans traveling from Vine Street to Cinnamon Way. Favorite bar owner, Ford Prescott, is back in town for his yearly stay, making this his sixth October in Harvest Grove! Be sure to welcome him warmly when you see him at the Wicked Pub and Grub...
  • Poppy Jenkins by Clare Ashton

    Poppy Jenkins by Clare Ashton

    Rated: 4.35 of 5 stars
    · 14 ratings
    Two old friends, one hot summer, a whole load of confusion. Poppy Jenkins makes everyone smile. She’s the heart of Wells, a beautiful village in mid-Wales, leaving light and laughter in her wake. She has a doting family, an errant dog and a little sister with a nose for mischief...
  • Crave by Adriana Locke

    Crave by Adriana Locke

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · 17 ratings
    Hadley Jacobs is over Machlan Gibson. Sure, she’ll always be a little weak to the dimple in his right cheek and the way his five o’clock shadow makes him ruggedly handsome. But that’s not enough to cover every other thing about him because they all drive her nuts. Like how he won’t admit he’s wrong even when he knows it and how he drives his stupid car a million miles an hour on wet asphalt...
  • Cluelessly Yours by Max Monroe

    Cluelessly Yours by Max Monroe

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    The bad news? Getting hit by a cab can officially get crossed off my bucket list.The worse news? While I’ve woken up from my coma, the man I’m in love with hasn’t stirred from his. And the most terrible news of all? A pregnant woman is at his bedside, holding his hand, and saying that he’s the father of her baby. Sammy Baker is a divorced, single mom trying to find her way again...
  • Stick Shift by K.M. Neuhold

    Stick Shift by K.M. Neuhold

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · 19 ratings
    Is it possible my straight best friend had a sudden stick shift?I made peace with my hopeless crush on my straight best friend, Journey, years ago. It helps that he’s never in the country long and our relationship consists of sporadic texts and video chats at odd hours.Now Journey is back. Back in the country, in my space, sharing my bed, and something is changing between us...
  • Claim by Piper Lawson

    Claim by Piper Lawson

    Rated: 4.56 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    He showed me a side of myself I never dreamed existed. Olivia’s professor promised her lessons she couldn’t learn in class.What he didn’t expect was to find peace from his tormented past in her arms. Now, that past has caught up to both of them, ripping them apart even when he vowed she was the person who mattered most...
  • Without You by Lacey Black

    Without You by Lacey Black

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    TuckerI spend my days brewing beer for the popular Brew Crüe Beer Company and my nights devoted to being a dad. Raising a young child with special needs can be tough and stressful, but I wouldn’t change it for the world. He’s everything to me, and the reason I keep going. It’s him and me against the world, and I have no intention of changing that.Then, Kinsley McGregor walks back into my life...
  • Sail by M. Mabie

    Sail by M. Mabie

    Rated: 4.28 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    This isn’t just a two-year long one-night stand. It’s my life. This is my life. Our life. It isn’t just some careless affair. I’ve made the worst decisions a woman could, but I’ll earn my second chance. She can try keeping all the guilt for herself, but I’m just as much to blame. Loving Casey wasn’t my biggest mistake. Fighting it for so long was...
  • Professor Feelgood by Leisa Rayven

    Professor Feelgood by Leisa Rayven

    Rated: 4.17 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 19 ratings
    What's a girl to do when a man who's countless shades of wrong feels oh-so-right? Ambitious book editor Asha Tate is a hopeless romantic. Despite her mediocre track record with men, she believes in swooning, sighing, and the everlasting love of true soul mates. Sure, sex is okay, but she’s not someone who’s ever been driven by her animal urges. Until now...
  • Stop Ghosting Me by Tara Sivec

    Stop Ghosting Me by Tara Sivec

    Rated: 4.34 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    Harvest Grove News:Another Halloween season is upon us! As usual, please be mindful of the movie fans traveling from Vine Street to Cinnamon Way. Favorite bar owner, Ford Prescott, is back in town for his yearly stay, making this his sixth October in Harvest Grove! Be sure to welcome him warmly when you see him at the Wicked Pub and Grub...
  • The French Chateau Dream by Julie Caplin

    The French Chateau Dream by Julie Caplin

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    You are invited to a summer of sparkling champagne, warm buttery croissants and a little bit of je ne sais quoi… With a broken heart and a broken spirit, Hattie is in need of a summer escape. So when an opportunity comes up to work at a beautiful, stately chateau in the Champagne region of France she books her flights quicker than the pop of a cork...
  • Indescribable: A Friends to Lovers Romance by Jennifer Van Wyk

    Indescribable: A Friends to Lovers Romance by Jennifer Van Wyk

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    I walked down the aisle and said “I do” to the wrong man.Unfortunately, it took me eight years to figure it out.It took me even longer to realize who was in front of me the entire time.You’d think that being a romance author would have helped me to see the signs that I chose wrong the first time and I would have been able to write my own happily-ever-after so easily...
  • Musical Mayhem by Alley Ciz

    Musical Mayhem by Alley Ciz

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Help Wanted: Producer for the latest album from multi-platinum selling band Birds of Prey.Enter Sammy Rhodes.Famed DJ The Spin Doctor.Musical genius.Fits with the band like he's our sixth member.We hired him on the spot.So what's the problem?He's also all broad shoulders and dazzling smile, and has this flop of hair I constantly yearn to brush away from his handsome face...
  • Off Limits by Chelle Sloan

    Off Limits by Chelle Sloan

    Rated: 4.50 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Professional football has an actual rulebook, but it’s the unwritten rules that come with the harshest consequences.The biggest one of all: don’t date your teammate’s sister. And if you do, don’t you dare fall in love with her.I never meant to fall, but when it comes to Brenna Donald, I never stood a chance. She’s everything I’m not--a light-hearted wild child who shines brighter than the sun...
  • Reputation by Adriana Locke

    Reputation by Adriana Locke

    Rated: 4.21 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings
    Coy Mason is a jerk.If there is one truth that Bellamy Davenport knows, it’s that. Hands-down. (Well, that and the fact that she didn’t mean to hurt him. Physically. Coy can’t be hurt emotionally because he doesn’t have a heart.)Coy is not just the small-town, literal boy-next-door...
  • Just Last Night by Mhairi McFarlane

    Just Last Night by Mhairi McFarlane

    Rated: 4.14 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 35 ratings
    Eve, Justin, Susie, and Ed have been friends since they were teenagers. Now in their thirties, the four are as close as ever, Thursday night bar trivia is sacred, and Eve is still secretly in love with Ed. Maybe she should have moved on by now, but she can’t stop thinking about what could have been. And she knows Ed still thinks about it, too...
  • Patty's Potent Potion by Robin Alexander

    Patty's Potent Potion by Robin Alexander

    Rated: 4.30 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    When Shawna Haydel was sixteen years old, she dropped Ashton Guidry’s name into a potion that would supposedly make Ashton fall in love with her. She knew it was silly, but she clung to one irrational thread of hope their friend Patty’s concoction would grant her heart’s desire...
  • After All by Kristen Proby

    After All by Kristen Proby

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 12 ratings
    The last sizzling novel in Kristen Proby's Romancing Manhattan series finds a widower falling deeply in love again with a woman who has scars of her own. When Carter Shaw’s wife died five years ago, he was left to pick up the pieces not only of his own broken heart but also that of his devastated eight-year-old daughter, Gabby—leaving him with no time for anything else, let alone dating...
  • Once Again at the Falls by Becky Monson

    Once Again at the Falls by Becky Monson

    Rated: 4.38 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    In one day, London Walsh finds out her ex is going to be her boss and that her parents are getting a divorce—and they want her to referee the situation. So when she’s offered the chance to spend the holidays in her old hometown of Christmas Falls, far away from all the drama, she jumps on it. But the quaint town doesn’t feel quite like the home it once was...
  • Second Chance by L.B. Dunbar

    Second Chance by L.B. Dunbar

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    Another romance for the over 40. Can one sexy silver fox face the woman he once left behind but never let go? Her. A widow at forty-four, her husband left her a letter. Contact Denton. Once upon a time, the three of them had been best friends. Mati Rath isn’t sure she should look back. Her heart isn’t ready, or so she thinks. Him. A pleading phone call forces him to make a decision...
  • My Favorite Souvenir by Penelope Ward, Vi Keeland

    My Favorite Souvenir by Penelope Ward, Vi Keeland

    Rated: 4.07 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    Open door [?] · 39 ratings
    From New York Times New Bestselling authors Penelope Ward and Vi Keeland comes a new, sexy standalone novel.My planned trip for two unexpectedly turned into a trip for one. Rather than let my breakup get me down, I packed my bags and decided a week at a luxury resort was just what I needed...
  • The Housekeepers Daughter: A steamy romantic suspense novel by Dee Palmer

    The Housekeepers Daughter: A steamy romantic suspense novel by Dee Palmer

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    The Housekeepers Daughter “True love may lay claim on your heart, but a first love brands your soul.” I loved Atticus with my body and soul. Until he broke my heart and shattered my trust. He betrayed me. But worst of all, Six years later he’s made me love him all over again. Blinded by my desire for revenge, I didn’t even notice it happen, Until it was too late...
  • Man Crush Monday by Kirsty Moseley

    Man Crush Monday by Kirsty Moseley

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · 12 ratings
    Perma-single Amy Clarke prides herself on three things: her pink hair, her Converse collection, and her ability to drink copious amounts of margarita without puking. She isn’t looking for love. She’s perfectly content with her simultaneous love affairs with Netflix and both Ben and Jerry. The trouble is, sometimes, love finds you...
  • Second Chance Pass: A Virgin River Novel by Robyn Carr

    Second Chance Pass: A Virgin River Novel by Robyn Carr

    Rated: 4.14 of 5 stars
    · 26 ratings
    “For great storytelling and beautifully drawn characters, enter the world of Robyn Carr.” —Susan Elizabeth Phillips, #1 New York Times bestselling author Welcome back to Virgin River with the books that inspired the hit Netflix series… The community of Virgin River saw Vanessa Rutledge through her darkest days—now she’s looking to a bright future...
  • How to Ruin a Wedding by Sophie Andrews

    How to Ruin a Wedding by Sophie Andrews

    Rated: 4.31 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    There are three things to know about Tilly 1. She’s a liar.2. She thinks she’s in love with her best friend.3. She’s got a plan to ruin his wedding.Tilly and her best friend have been through it all. For decades, he has been her support system, and she’s been his right hand gal, and now he’s engaged to someone else?Not on her watch...
  • When the Time Is Right by M. Mabie, Aly Martinez

    When the Time Is Right by M. Mabie, Aly Martinez

    Rated: 4.18 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    Fate doesn’t always happen overnight. Hudson Bradley is the cockiest, most stubborn, hard-headed man I’ve ever known. And for fifteen years, he’s been my brother's best friend. But lately, what I’m feeling for him isn’t friendship at all...
  • Risk Taker by Lily Morton

    Risk Taker by Lily Morton

    Rated: 4.13 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 4 of 5
    Explicit open door [?] · 21 ratings
    Being in love with your best friend is hard. Henry’s the odd man out. All his friends are settling down, and his reputation as the Hook-Up King of London seems more like a curse than a blessing these days. Especially when it keeps photojournalist Ivo, his best friend and the brilliant man he’s loved since they were fifteen, at arm’s length...
  • Friends First by Gena Showalter

    Friends First by Gena Showalter

    Rated: 4.10 of 5 stars
    · 16 ratings
    New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter is back with a sizzling Original Heartbreakers story featuring a troubled playboy and the woman he can't resist…Beck O'ckley is ruthless in the boardroom…and the bedroom. He's never been with the same woman twice, and vows he never will. With a past as twisted as his, meaningless sex keeps the demons at bay. His motto: One and done...
  • Maximum Dare by Vanessa Fewings

    Maximum Dare by Vanessa Fewings

    Rated: 4.40 of 5 stars
    · 5 ratings
    You're probably wondering what I’m doing hanging off the edge of London's tallest building, The Shard.I can explain. Kind of. Because I’m not even sure who the invitation came from to join the Dare Club.But I’ve narrowed it down to two men:Max Marquis, a tall, gorgeous Brazilian lawyer with an accent to die for and Nick Banham, a dashing English athlete who may have just broken my heart...
  • The Monday Girl by Julie Johnson

    The Monday Girl by Julie Johnson

    Rated: 4.20 of 5 stars
    · 11 ratings
    ** DON'T MISS THE REDUCED $2.99 INTRO PRICE! ** Katharine Firestone is a bit of a mess. Between an acting career that’s never quite made lift-off to stardom, a pathetic love life of online-dating-app losers, and a maxed-out balance on every one of her credit cards, things can’t get much worse...
  • Living your best life by Maxine Morrey

    Living your best life by Maxine Morrey

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    Some days Bee feels invisible. Most days Bee does not feel as if she is ‘living her best life’.Sure she has a loyal group of friends, a job she’s good at, and a small London flat to call home, but a lot of the time, Bee feels as if no one actually ‘sees’ her. Her best friend, the unfeasibly handsome and successful Luca Donato does not have that problem...
  • Truly You by Claudia Y. Burgoa

    Truly You by Claudia Y. Burgoa

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    I thought I had been through it all. Spoiler alert: I was wrong.After my ex walked out on me and straight into someone else’s arms, I decided to focus on myself. I didn’t know who I was or what I wanted out of life, but I was finally looking.I moved to a new town and became the manager of a brewery, where I met Iskander. The chemistry between us was undeniable and we quickly fell into a pattern...
  • Flip Shot: A Friends to Lovers, Hockey Romance by MJ Fields

    Flip Shot: A Friends to Lovers, Hockey Romance by MJ Fields

    Rated: 4.33 of 5 stars
    · 6 ratings
    TheoReturning from Texas after summer break, which I spent working, and training, I expected a temperature change. Hell, I welcomed the chill, but I didn’t expect to be completely frozen out by the only chick at Lincoln University who I thought about almost as much as I do hockey.When I saw Riley Park for the first time, the universe shifted...
  • My Almost Ex by Piper Rayne

    My Almost Ex by Piper Rayne

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 13 ratings
    In the middle of a crowded bar in our small Alaskan town, my estranged wife snuggles up to me as if we’re still a happy couple.Don’t get me wrong, we were a happy couple—before she walked out on me a year ago. We were the high school sweethearts everyone thought were destined to be together forever. We thought so too, which is why we married shortly after graduation.We had a good marriage...
  • Dirty Dancing at Devil's Leap by Julie Anne Long

    Dirty Dancing at Devil's Leap by Julie Anne Long

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    She was a naive country girl. He was a billionaire's spoiled son. He was her first crush, her first heartbreak...and now her sworn enemy. As Avalon Harwood's fortunes soared, Maximilian “Mac” Coltrane's plummeted, and he had to fight his way back to where they both began: Hellcat Canyon...
  • Web of Lies by Isla Olsen

    Web of Lies by Isla Olsen

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    JesseMy little brother is getting married and I couldn’t be happier… Well, maybe I could if I hadn’t just been dumped by the boyfriend I thought was about to propose, kicked out of my New York apartment, and, worst of all, lost one of the pediatric patients under my care at the hospital where I work as a nurse...
  • Where We Left Off by Romeo Alexander

    Where We Left Off by Romeo Alexander

    Rated: 4.29 of 5 stars
    · 7 ratings
    Tyler: Well, I’m back in Port Dale for the summer, staying with Elliot and Clay. Not my original plan, but that got busted. I never expected to run into him. He looked good, even better than before. Nate had been more than just my best friend, he was my ‘almost’ first boyfriend. Then he was suddenly removed from my life...
  • How the Light Gets In by L.H. Cosway

    How the Light Gets In by L.H. Cosway

    Rated: 4.15 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings
    He came back to me 16 minutes and 59 seconds into Beethoven’s Symphony no. 7. We parted amid tragedy, so it seemed poetic. Dylan O’Dea, my childhood sweetheart, had once meant everything to me. Now we were strangers, and honestly, after eleven years I never thought I’d see him again. I lived in the world of the average, of getting paid by the hour and budgeting to make ends meet...
  • The Village Vicar by Julie Houston

    The Village Vicar by Julie Houston

    Rated: 4.25 of 5 stars
    · 8 ratings
    A feelgood novel set in a small Yorkshire village about sisterhood, motherhood, and the difficulties of dating when you are the parish vicar. The brand new novel from bestselling author of The Village Affair, Julie Houston, follows vicar Rosa Quinn as she navigates the highs and lows of being the parish priest of the village of Westenbury, alongside her triplet sisters, Eva and Hannah...
  • The Someday Girl by Julie Johnson

    The Someday Girl by Julie Johnson

    Rated: 4.22 of 5 stars
    · 9 ratings
    THE SOMEDAY GIRL is the 95,000 word follow up to THE MONDAY GIRL. It concludes the angsty, addictive storyline of THE GIRL duet. I fell in love with a man who could not love me back. A man I will never deserve fell in love with me. Katherine Firestone has finally made it in Hollywood. New house. New car. New closet full of designer clothes. She's got it all. And yet..
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