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Thor: Ragnarok Teaser

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Well, it's official. This is the movie I'm most looking forward to this year! I'm not gonna lie, Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch, AND Jeff Goldblum in the same movie? SQUUEEEE!!!! My poor geeky heart...



Best Line: "He's a friend from work!" 😝


TLC Book Tours: The Illusionist's Apprentice by Kristy Cambron (Review + Book Giveaway!)

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Debut Historical Romance from the Pen of Lisa Berne: You May Kiss the Bride (The Penhallow Dynasty #1)

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The Story:
GENERAL MARKET, HISTORICAL ROMANCE

In an unforgettable debut, Lisa Berne introduces you to the Penhallow Dynasty—men destined to marry, but hesitant to love.

Wealthy and arrogant, Gabriel Penhallow knows it’s time to fulfill his dynastic duty. All he must do is follow the 'Penhallow way': find a biddable bride, produce an heir and a spare, and then live separate lives. It’s worked so well for generations, certainly one kiss with the delectable Livia Stuart isn’t going to change things. Society dictates he marry her, and one chit is as good as another as long as she’s from a decent family.

But Livia’s transformation from an original to a mundane diamond of the first water makes Gabriel realize he desperately wants the woman who somehow provoked him into that kiss. And for all the ladies who’ve thrown themselves at him, it’s the one who wants to flee whom he now wants. But how will he keep this independent miss from flying away?

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Paperback ISBN: 978006…

World War II Romance ~ When Tides Turn (Waves of Freedom, Book 3) by Sarah Sundin

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The Story:
In a time of war, sometimes battles take place in the heart.

Tess Beaumont is tired of being thought of as just a pretty face. Eager to do her part for the war effort, she joins the Navy's newly established WAVES program for women. Perhaps there she can convince people that there is more to her than meets the eye.

Lt. Dan Avery has been using his skills in the fight against German U-boats and hoping to make admiral. The last thing he wants to see on his radar is a girl like Tess. Convinced that romance will interfere with his goals, Dan is determined to stay the course, no matter how intriguing a distraction Tess is.

But love, like war, is unpredictable. When Dan is shipped out at the peak of the Battle of the Atlantic, he finds himself torn between his lifelong career goals and his desire to help the beguiling Tess root out a possible spy on shore. Could this fun-loving glamour girl really be the one?

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The Elusive Miss Ellison by Carolyn Miller

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The Story:
"Handsome appearance counts for naught unless matched by good character and actions." That's the firm opinion of not-so-meek minister's daughter Lavinia Ellison. So even though all the other villagers of St. Hampton Heath are swooning over the newly returned seventh Earl of Hawkesbury, she is not impressed. If a man won't take his responsibilities seriously and help those who are supposed to be able to depend on him, he deserves no respect from her. In Lavinia's pretty, gray eyes, Nicholas Stamford is just as arrogant and reckless as his brother--who stole the most important person in Livvie's world.

Nicholas is weighed down by his own guilt and responsibility, by the pain his careless brother caused, and by the legacy of war he's just left. This quick visit home to St. Hampton Heath will be just long enough to ease a small part of that burden. Asking him to bother with the lives of the villagers when there's already a bailiff on the jo…

A Beautifully Written Gothic Story from the Pen of Sandra Byrd: A Lady in Disguise, Daughters of Hampshire Book 3

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The Story:
In this intriguing novel of romance, mystery, and clever disguise set in Victorian England, a young woman investigates the murder of her own father.

After the mysterious death of her father, Miss Gillian Young takes a new job as the principal costume designer at the renowned Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. But while she remembers her father as a kind, well-respected man of the Police Force, clues she uncovers indicate he’d been living a double life: a haunting photograph of a young woman; train stubs for secret trips just before his death; and a receipt for a large sum of money. Are these items evidence of her father’s guilty secrets? His longtime police partner thinks so.

Then Gillian meets the dashing Viscount Thomas Lockwood. Their attraction is instant and inescapable. As their romantic involvement grows, Gillian begins to suspect even Lockwood’s motives. Does Lord Lockwood truly love her? Or is his interest a front for the desire to own her newly inherited property? And wha…

Celebrate Lit Blog Tour: Murder on the Moor by Julianna Deering (Review + Giveaway!)

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About the Book
Book:Murder on the Moor, A Drew Farthering Mystery

Author: Julianna Deering

Genre: Historical Mystery

Release Date: February 2017

At the urgent request of an old school friend, Drew and Madeline Farthering come to Bloodworth Park Lodge in the midst of the Yorkshire moors, a place as moody and mysterious as a Brontë hero. There have been several worrisome incidents around those lonesome rolling hills–property desecrated, fires started, sheep and cattle scattered. Worst of all, the vicar has been found dead on the steps of the church, a crime for which Drew can discern no motive at all.

Few in the town of Bunting’s Nest seem like suspects, and Drew can’t keep his suspicions from falling on his friend’s new bride. Do her affections lie more with her husband’s money and estate, while her romantic interests stray to their fiery Welsh gamekeeper? As the danger grows ever closer, it’s up to Drew to look past his own prejudices, determine what…

A Lady's Code of Misconduct (Rules for the Reckless, Book 5) by Meredith Duran (My Review + A Reckless Reward Giveaway!)

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About the book: 
USA TODAY bestselling author Meredith Duran’s A LADY’S CODE OF MISCONDUCT is the fifth sizzling novel in the Rules for the Reckless series—a sexy and evocative Regency romance between a famous heiress and an infamous crime lord.

 A DEAL WITH THE DEVIL…

Trapped in the countryside, facing an unwanted marriage and the theft of her fortune, Jane Mason is done behaving nicely. To win her freedom, she’ll strike a deal with the most dangerous man she knows—a rising star in politics, whose dark good looks mask an even darker heart. …

NEVER GOES TO PLAN.

The bitter past has taught Crispin Burke to trust no one. He’ll gladly help a lovely young heiress, provided she pays a price. Yet when a single mistake shatters his life, it is Jane who holds the key to his salvation. And in a world that no longer makes sense, Crispin slowly realizes that she may be the only thing worth fighting for...

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Historical Amish Fiction from Suzanne Woods Fisher ~ My Review

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The Story:
A fresh start in the New World will test Anna's resolve . . . and her heart

In 1737, Anna König staggers off a small wooden ship after ten weeks at sea, eager to start a new life in the vibrant but raw Pennsylvania frontier. It's a time of new beginnings, and for Anna and Bairn's shipboard romance to blossom.

But this perfect moment cannot last. As Bairn grasps the reality of what it means to be Amish in the New World, his enthusiasm evaporates. When a ship captain offers him a first mate position, he grabs it. Just one more crossing, he promises Anna. But will she wait for him?

As a newcomer joins the church, Anna is torn. This man is everything Bairn is not--bold, devoted, and delighted to vie for her heart. And he is here. Bairn is not.

Far from the frontier, an unexpected turn of events weaves the lives of Bairn, Anna, and the newcomer together. When the secret is revealed, which true love will emerge?


My Thoughts:
First off, this book must be read as part of …

Giveaway: A Harlequin Valentine's Day (5 Books + Fringe Studio Soap + Heart Stud Pouch!)

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What's up, dear readers? I hope you will be enjoying a fun Valentine's Day with your significant other or maybe a Galentine's Day with your besties! I'm, unfortunately, doing neither of those things, but luckily I have a TBR (to be read) stack of books 6 miles high to keep me company. Thanks to Harlequin, your TBR stack might also grow!

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Harlequin has given me one amazing prize pack to spice up your reading life! It not only includes 5 Harlequin titles, but a Fringe Studio Water Studies Sunrise Square Soap and a pretty heart stud pouch! What more can a girl ask for to keep her company on a chilly winter day?


If you'd like to enter to win the prize pack, just fill out the Rafflecopter form below. Open to US and Canadian residents (excluding Quebec), age 18 years or older. Void where prohibited. I'm not responsible for lost or misdirected prizes or non-working prize codes if applicable (ebook codes, promo codes, etc.). The pr…