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  • Full House by Emilia Finn

    Full House by Emilia Finn

    10 ratings
    Miles “Iowa” Walker is a fighter on a mission.He’s determined to win this year’s Stacked Deck tournament. He plans to get his six-year-old daughter out of a bad situation. And if there’s any time and money leftover, he’d love to take her out for ice cream without worrying about the cost or deadly consequences.Miles and his daughter have known only what it’s like to struggle...
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    new adult  sports  humor  suspense  contemporary
  • Taming A Maverick by C.M. Owens

    Taming A Maverick by C.M. Owens

    18 ratings
    Salem: Just some fun. Just one night of reckless, harmless, wild fun. That's what I told myself the night I hooked up with quite possibly the sexiest guy I've ever known. Only, I didn't want to KNOW him. Life is a series of temporary situations, or so it's always been for me...
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  • The Mistletoe Kisser: A Small Town Love Story by Lucy Score

    The Mistletoe Kisser: A Small Town Love Story by Lucy Score

    16 ratings
    Ryan Sosa, grumpy former corporate accountant, has had it up to here with surprises. He didn’t see getting fired coming. And he certainly didn’t anticipate flying across the country to the world’s hippie-est, happiest, most annoying town to save his great-uncle from some mysterious emergency...
  • Game of Hearts by Emilia Finn

    Game of Hearts by Emilia Finn

    10 ratings
    This is book 3 in the brand new series by Emilia Finn. Stacked Deck is the highly anticipated 'Next Generation' series, and begins with our first baby - Evie "Smalls" Kincaid. Full blurb coming soon...
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    new adult  sports  humor  contemporary
  • Marley by Lesley Jones

    Marley by Lesley Jones

    13 ratings
    ‘So, they want me to write a book? They want to know about my band, my life, my loves and my losses. But they have no idea what they’re asking for. If I give them what they want, they’ll get so much more than the sex and drugs and the rock and roll they’re expecting. They’ll get the secrets that I’ve kept for so long, they’ll get an insight into the person I really am, or at least was...
  • Reshuffle by Emilia Finn

    Reshuffle by Emilia Finn

    10 ratings
    The first round is for practice. The second round is for keeps. She was everything Ben ever wanted. But time, distance, and jealousy made it impossible. Now they’re adults, Evie’s back in town after college graduation, and Ben never once let go of what he knew was meant to be...
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    new adult  humor  sports  contemporary
  • Spark by Chelle Bliss

    Spark by Chelle Bliss

    12 ratings
    Nick Gallo works hard.He plays harder.And always steered clear of drama.Josephine Carmichael was born into Hollywood royalty.She is used to being in the public eye.She loves the finer things in life.But when Josephine’s stranded with the paparazzi and a crazy ex-boyfriend on her heels, Nick’s protective instincts kick in and he can’t walk away...
  • Suit by B.B. Easton

    Suit by B.B. Easton

    14 ratings
    "Since when are you into guys in ties? You only like guys who look like they rob guys in ties. At gunpoint."It was true. By 2003, my type had been well-established. There might as well have been a giant sign on my heart that said, "Good Guys Need Not Apply."Which is exactly why I had to friend-zone Ken Easton...
  • Talk Nerdy To Me by C.M. Owens

    Talk Nerdy To Me by C.M. Owens

    22 ratings
    Despite the fact it seemed like Base Masters was all over Sterling Shore, I'd never really known much about him, aside from random factoids. Things like...he's a semi-estranged cousin of one of my brother's friends, plays guitar in a local band, and he doesn't get mentioned much unless he's on stage. Until..
  • Tattoos and Tatas by Tara Sivec

    Tattoos and Tatas by Tara Sivec

    16 ratings
    Claire and Liz have always had a friendship that defied the test of time, but when one of them is diagnosed with a disease that every woman fears, their bond is put through the wringer...
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    new adult  contemporary  humor
  • The Sterling Shore Series by C.M. Owens

    The Sterling Shore Series by C.M. Owens

    15 ratings
    Limited time bundle that includes Book 1, 1.5, 2, and 3 of the Sterling Shore series. No cliffhangers. Book 1 - Hooked on the Game Kade Colton and Raya Capperton come from two different worlds, but one thing they have in common is that they have both judged each other wrong. Opposites don't just attract; they collide and shift the world off its axis...
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    new adult  humor  contemporary
  • Tempted by Love: Jack "Jock" Steele by Melissa Foster

    Tempted by Love: Jack "Jock" Steele by Melissa Foster

    10 ratings
    Jack "Jock" SteeleEnjoy heart-meltingly beautiful and toe-curlingly sexy romance in Tempted by Love, an emotionally riveting story about a man who has lost it all and carries a torturous secret, a divorced single mother who has everything to lose, and the little girl who helps them heal...
  • Irresistible Trouble by Pippa Grant

    Irresistible Trouble by Pippa Grant

    14 ratings
    I, Cooper Rock, baseball god, worshipper of women, hometown hero, beloved son and brother, and owner of a well-deserved ego, have always reached for the stars. Usually in baseball.In love? Nah. When you’ve played the field as much as I have and haven’t been bit by the bug, you’re immune.Or so I thought until she walked back into my life.Waverly Sweet. Pop music sensation...
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    new adult  sports  humor  contemporary
  • SUIT by B.B. Easton

    SUIT by B.B. Easton

    10 ratings
    Because BB Easton had so much fun writing her bestselling, award-winning memoir, 44 CHAPTERS ABOUT 4 MEN, she decided to give each of her four men his own steamy standalone. SUIT is Ken's book—the hilarious, heartwarming tale of how BB finally got over her bad boy phase and found happily ever after with…gasp…a guy in a tie...
  • Home Run by Jordan Marie, Robin Harper, Eric Battershell

    Home Run by Jordan Marie, Robin Harper, Eric Battershell

    13 ratings
    Green Lucas doesn't know what's about to hit him. Complete Standalone Romance Wanted A woman with grit and fire who will help me get my son’s head out of his ass. You must be self-sufficient and not looking for a gravy train. Common sense is a plus, book smarts are optional. Cannot have red hair, as my son seems to go for that type and he needs something to shake him up...
  • Delayed Call by Toni Aleo

    Delayed Call by Toni Aleo

    15 ratings
    Vaughn Johansson is the Nashville Assassins' star player. He's brash, cocky, and talented. And he isn't afraid to let anyone know it. He lives his life on his own terms, never forming romantic attachments, and only allowing his very closest to see his true, caring self. Brie Soledad has the weight of the world on her shoulders...
  • Sunflower Alley by Ava Miles

    Sunflower Alley by Ava Miles

    8 ratings
    Millions of readers have fallen in love with Ava's bestselling books...come join the family. International Bestselling Author Ava Miles’ acclaimed family series, The Merriams, returns with an inspiring story about a hero with nothing to live for and a heroine who shows him the power of second chances… And, of course, everyone’s favorite matchmakers to guide the way...
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    new adult  christian  humor  contemporary
  • Puck Performance by Alley Ciz

    Puck Performance by Alley Ciz

    8 ratings
    All's fair in love and potatoes. Melody Brightly Broadway Star. Pink hair. A smile that hits me harder than a slap shot. Terrible taste in hockey teams. Full of secrets. The one woman I fail to defend my heart against. Jase Donnelly Defenseman.Charming. Sexy as puck. Makes my hormones give a standing ovation. The one guy I can never be with, but can't stay away from...
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    new adult  contemporary  sports  humor
  • A Forever of Orange Blossoms by Ava Miles

    A Forever of Orange Blossoms by Ava Miles

    8 ratings
    Millions of readers have fallen in love with Ava's bestselling books...come join the family.International Bestselling Author Ava Miles’ feel-good series, The Merriams, is back with a humorous and heartwarming story about a playboy without a cause and a woman whose dreams were diverted by family responsibility—and, of course, everyone’s favorite matchmakers to guide the way...
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    new adult  christian  humor  contemporary
  • Rough Edge by Lauren Landish

    Rough Edge by Lauren Landish

    16 ratings
    This ain’t no love triangle. This is people not knowing when to let fate do its thing. Brody Tannen has been the boss for way too long, putting everyone’s needs above his own. It’s the way his family farm stood while fate took shot after shot against them. But now he’s got a chance to figure things out for himself...
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    new adult  humor  contemporary  cowboys
  • The Final Fight by J.B. Salsbury

    The Final Fight by J.B. Salsbury

    12 ratings
    When life brings you the perfect person at the worst possible time… On a weekend visit to Las Vegas to visit his brother, Marine Braeden Daniels meets a woman who challenges him in ways he can’t deny. The best part is she wants what he wants. No strings. No feelings. Just fun. AJ is a Las Vegas performer who is finally living her dream. Growing up poor, she’s determined to succeed at any cost...
  • The Cafe at the Loch by Hannah Ellis

    The Cafe at the Loch by Hannah Ellis

    10 ratings
    A holiday fling threw her life into chaos …Elspeth Mackenzie hasn’t had any contact with the father of her child since they had a fling three years ago. Getting pregnant at sixteen turned her life upside down. But now she has everything back under control. She’s managing a cafe and a toddler and making it look easy.If only dating was as easy...
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    new adult  contemporary  humor
  • There's Something about Scarlett by Hannah Ellis

    There's Something about Scarlett by Hannah Ellis

    10 ratings
    Three years of marriage, then they’ll go their separate ways…Scarlett Mercer dreams of starting her own publishing company. But with no way to finance university, she might be stuck working in her aunt’s café indefinitely.When a chance encounter leads her to an extreme solution, she’s desperate enough to go through with it. Even if it means marrying a guy she’s only just met...
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    new adult  humor  contemporary
  • Freedom by K.C. Kean

    Freedom by K.C. Kean

    11 ratings
    Freedom is the fifth book in the Featherstone Academy Series and book two in Red's duet. This is a Reverse Harem Romance novel, including steamy scenes and M/M. Freedom is recommended for readers aged 17 and over...
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    new adult  contemporary  humor  reverse harem  poly
  • A Very Marian Christmas by Lucy Lennox

    A Very Marian Christmas by Lucy Lennox

    17 ratings
    12 Marian Men-A-Mating... I mean, A-Meeting11 Blind Dates-A-Blinding 10 Lords-A-Leaping (to conclusions)9 Ladies Dancing (okay, maybe that's Griff)8 Kids-A-Complaining 7 Changes-A-Clothing6 Love Junk Gadgets5 **DRA-AAG QUEENS**4 Calling Neighbors3 Nosy Grannies2 Men Falling In LoveAnd a partridge in a pear tree...
  • Master's Fate by Red Phoenix

    Master's Fate by Red Phoenix

    6 ratings
    Three sizzling Doms, one lucky woman. Glee visits the dungeon at night to explore her kinkier side, but things really heat up when three Doms start vying for her attention. Master Anderson, the humorous cowboy whose skill with the bullwhip elicits pure pleasure. Sir Davis, the mysterious one, who drives her wild with his touch...
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    new adult  humor  contemporary
  • Sassy Little Thing by Bella Jewel

    Sassy Little Thing by Bella Jewel

    10 ratings
    IRON FURY MC BOOK 4!!! People, in my opinion, don’t take happiness seriously enough. They go through life, constantly trying to please other people. I do, however, take my happiness seriously. Very seriously. But, when things in my life, go suddenly south, I am left with more than one choice...
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    new adult  humor  contemporary  bikers
  • Twirled Bond by Emma Hart

    Twirled Bond by Emma Hart

    10 ratings
    If I thought Holly Woods was crazy before, I was wrong. Devin is finally married. Nonna's on the wedding warpath. Drake might be getting ideas. His mom just dropped a bombshell, and Bek is caught between a hot as hell FBI agent and my super-sweet little brother. And I still don't have the shoe closet Drake promised me when he moved in six months ago...
  • Brett by Melissa Foster

    Brett by Melissa Foster

    10 ratings
    Bad Boys After Dark: Brett is a USA Today Bestseller Indulge your inner vixen with these sexy billionaires! Meet the Bad Boys... Four fiercely loyal, sinfully sexy, uber alpha brothers, about to fall head over heels for their leading ladies. Everything's naughtier after dark..
  • Shattered Hearts: The Complete Series by Cassia Leo

    Shattered Hearts: The Complete Series by Cassia Leo

    10 ratings
    “This series was just plain addicting!” “Chris Knight can rock my ovaries.” “I started reading and nothing else mattered.” Five novels from the New York Times bestselling Shattered Hearts series available in Kindle Unlimited for a limited time. The Shattered Hearts series is a steamy and tender rock star romance spanning an epic 25 years and 1,589 pages...
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    new adult  humor  contemporary
  • Rescued by Love by Melissa Foster

    Rescued by Love by Melissa Foster

    10 ratings
    Addison Dahl is excited to return to Elpitha Island for her best friend Gabriella’s wedding. A weekend of sun and fun is just what she needs before setting out on her newest adventure—roughing it in the wilderness. Addison is tough, she’s independent, and she doesn’t “do” feelings toward men...
  • Restored by Kate Canterbary

    Restored by Kate Canterbary

    12 ratings
    From bestselling author Kate Canterbary comes the sexy follow-up to Necessary Restorations. Are you ready to fall in love with some rule-breakers all  over again?  Can a reformed player ever truly play by someone else's rules? Sam Walsh has finally put an end to decades of self-destruction, turned over a healthy new leaf, and now he's ready to call himself a married man...
  • BRANNA by L.A. Casey

    BRANNA by L.A. Casey

    19 ratings
    Branna Murphy is a survivor, a wife, a friend, a sister, and a soon-to-be-mother. She doesn’t have time to linger on anything, especially on a silly argument about how many children she will bear. Ryder Slater is a hardass, a husband, a friend, a brother, and a soon-to-be-father...
  • Burning Up: A Firefighter Contemporary Romance Series Box Set by K.C. Crowne

    Burning Up: A Firefighter Contemporary Romance Series Box Set by K.C. Crowne

    6 ratings
    Seven HOT fearless firefighters. One hard to resist collection!Surprise babies. Second chances. Single daddies.Brother’s best friends. Reverse harem flings.And heroes that'll do anything for their special ladies.Hold on tight -it’s going to be a VERY bumpy ride!K.C. Crowne is an International Bestselling Author...
  • Dirty Vegas Nights by Logan Chance

    Dirty Vegas Nights by Logan Chance

    6 ratings
    My body’s made of iron. My muscles are sculpted by God himself.And my green eyes have been described as ‘lady magnets’ by the Vegas Tribune. The Trifecta sensation is only the dirtiest male revue show Vegas has ever seen. We’ve been blazing the stage for a while and have gained quite the fan base. Women travel from across the country just to catch a glimpse of us...
  • Bang Out: A New Adult College Romance by Penny Clarke

    Bang Out: A New Adult College Romance by Penny Clarke

    6 ratings
    Kennedy needs one night.They say the best way to get over someone is to get under someone else. And I know just who. Spencer Armstrong has a reputation on campus―for bar brawls, a bad attitude, and boundless booty calls. I can’t stand him. Which means he’s perfect to get me past this post-break-up dating slump.One night is all I need...
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    new adult  humor  sports  contemporary
  • Small-Town Billionaire Brothers: A Contemporary Romance Series Boxset by Lauren Wood

    Small-Town Billionaire Brothers: A Contemporary Romance Series Boxset by Lauren Wood

    6 ratings
    “Their motto?Make money. Have fun.They don’t have time for anything else.Until they met their Pretty Woman.”An Irresistible Small-Town Billionaire Brothers are tall, rich, and hot...and they know it. With their big eyes, chiseled jaw and muscular build - a combination that makes your mouth water...
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    new adult  contemporary  anthologies  humor
  • Shopping for a Yankee Swap by Julia Kent

    Shopping for a Yankee Swap by Julia Kent

    6 ratings
    Christmas is nostalgia heaven for my family (unless you count the Christmas tree fire last year, which we won't...).Mom owns more holiday decorations than twelve area malls combined...
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    christmas  contemporary  humor
  • Time by Penny Reid

    Time by Penny Reid

    21 ratings
    From the New York Times Bestselling Author Penny Reid A (brokenhearted) physicist. Now an infamous (who is LITERALLY EVERYWHERE!! UGH!) musician. The worst has already happened. Mona has learned that she has nothing figured out and plans are meaningless. After leaving her in Aspen, Abram is now breaking sales-records, rising to rock star fame almost overnight. Mona can’t seem to escape him...
  • Mourning Wood by Heather M. Orgeron

    Mourning Wood by Heather M. Orgeron

    10 ratings
    She’s hard up.He’s just hard…After an ill-fated one-night stand, Wyatt Landry was the last person I ever expected to see again.By design, mind you, as I spent the last two years avoiding him.He was only ever meant to be a good time—a really good time—and now, thanks to one teensy little mistake, he’s back in my life and wielding an entirely different set of tools...
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    new adult  humor  contemporary
  • Flirting With Love by Melissa Foster

    Flirting With Love by Melissa Foster

    12 ratings
    Voted BEST BOOK SERIES of 2013 by Supportive Business Moms, UK "...love, loss, lies, grief, finding happiness in the face of adversity, romance, humor, bravery, hot hot hot sex scenes, marriages, births and totally awesome characters." --Supportive Business Moms, UK "Like Nora Roberts, Melissa Foster has captivated me with her fantastic, sexy, romantic stories...
  • Bayside Escape by Melissa Foster

    Bayside Escape by Melissa Foster

    8 ratings
    Fall in love at Bayside, where sandy beaches, good friends, and true love come together in the sweet small towns of Cape Cod. Bayside Summers is a series of standalone steamy romance novels featuring alpha male heroes and sexy, empowered women. They're fun, flirty, flawed, deeply emotional, always passionate, and easy to relate to...
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    new adult  humor  contemporary
  • Preservation by Kate Canterbary

    Preservation by Kate Canterbary

    13 ratings
    Two lonely hearts. Just once, she'd like to be someone's first choice. She's strong-willed and spunky, but she's left picking up the pieces from her ex's lies and manipulations, and daydreaming about taking a scalpel to his scrotum. Flying under the radar is what he does best...
  • Identical Disaster by C.M. Owens

    Identical Disaster by C.M. Owens

    27 ratings
    JAX My life was simple... until Bo Brendon crashed into my lap. Shy girls aren't my thing, yet somehow, she's under my skin and in my head. It's a f*cking nightmare. Yet it's a nightmare I don't want to give up. BOLIVIA (BO) Jax Marshall was an accident. A really sexy, smart, incredibly smooth, hot... accident...
  • Dangerous Fling: A Rock Star Romance by Crystal Kaswell

    Dangerous Fling: A Rock Star Romance by Crystal Kaswell

    11 ratings
    He's her rock star crush, her go-to fantasy, and he's offering to make all her dreams come true... Rock star Malcolm Strong is used to being in control. Of the band. Of his feelings. Of the woman he has tied to his bed. He never gets close enough to get hurt. He never wants to. Until Lacey. The sassy brunette is working on the band's latest music video...
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    new adult  humor  contemporary  cold hero
  • The Night by May Archer

    The Night by May Archer

    11 ratings
    One night in Vegas I gave him my heart… one day later, he broke it.   Look, I’ve never claimed to be a nice guy. I don’t do pretty words, I don’t give polite smiles, and I refuse to be sucked into the sappy bucket of sentimentality that is Christmas in small-town O’Leary. Smiling neighbors, overly decorated trees, a town parade, a Santa contest ? Ho ho no...
  • Mountain Man's Lucky Charm: A Single Dad Romance (Mountain Men of Liberty) by K.C. Crowne

    Mountain Man's Lucky Charm: A Single Dad Romance (Mountain Men of Liberty) by K.C. Crowne

    10 ratings
    "You're the only family these babies have."Life is gravy until a call turns it all around.1. My idiot brother's behind bars.2. He's the father of two little girls.3. And some fool in charge assigns ME as their legal guardian.I'm ready to give the judge a piece of my mind.But the minute I see my nieces for the very first time...I'm speechless...
  • Delivering His Gifts: A Mountain Man's Baby Christmas Romance (Mountain Men of Liberty) by K.C. Crowne

    Delivering His Gifts: A Mountain Man's Baby Christmas Romance (Mountain Men of Liberty) by K.C. Crowne

    12 ratings
    “You're about to have these babies NOW!”How did I get myself into this mess?!? 1. A wicked snowstorm.2. Stranded in the middle of the mountains.3. Twin babies that want out. NOW!4. Absolutely NO doctor in sight. FML!! Dear Santa, This is not what I meant when I said I wanted a memorable Christmas. K.C. Crown is an Amazon US Top 8 Bestselling Author...
  • Life Before Damaged by H.M. Ward

    Life Before Damaged by H.M. Ward

    10 ratings
    BY NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR HM WARD  Money. Power. Sex.  Just stay away from Pete Ferro. How hard can that be? But every time I turn around the man is there with that beautiful face and those wicked lips. He pins me in place with eyes that are fifty shades of blue. I become someone else, a woman who feels alive and defiant. I'm sick of being what everyone else wants...
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    new adult  humor  contemporary
  • Trick You: A Brother's Best Friend Romance by Tracy Lorraine

    Trick You: A Brother's Best Friend Romance by Tracy Lorraine

    10 ratings
    I hated to trick her...But I knew she would never go for the real me.She was beautiful, smart and funny—everything I could want.And I was... well. Me.Tattooed, foul mouthed, bad boy.I told one little white lie hoping to meet someone different. And I did.Danniella Abbot...
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    new adult  contemporary  humor  sports

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