All Up In My E-Reader (January Edition)

I went a little downloading crazy in December, so I kind of took it easy in January. That’s mostly because I cannot continue to justify obtaining so many e-books when I barely have time to read. I’m so busy planning promotions for my debut novel (yes that was a shameless plug) that I’ve only finished one book in the last few weeks. That’s downright shameful, especially considering I usually finish at least one book a week. But such is life. I hope you find something below that sparks your fancy! Just click on the pics or book titles to read a sample via Amazon.


 

Your Love is KingTitle: Your Love is King

Author: Adrienne Thompson

Genre: Edgy Inspirational Fiction

Description:

Plus sized divorced nurse and single mom, Marli Meadows, is tired of the monotonous rhythm of an unfulfilled life. She is seemingly stuck in a perpetual cycle of low self-esteem and bad decisions. With her daughter approaching adulthood, she decides to make a change and leaves her dysfunctional parental ties and going-nowhere relationship with an occasional boyfriend behind in exchange for a travel nursing job in another state. Enter the handsome Chris King, who oozes confidence and pursues Marli relentlessly. Chris is white. Marli is African American. And therein lies the first of her issues with him.Your Love Is King is an Edgy Inspirational Interracial Romance Novel that chronicles one woman’s journey toward self-acceptance and love.


The Best Medicine

Title: The Best Medicine (Bell Harbor Novel Book 2)

Author: Tracy Brogan

Genre: Contemporary Romance Fiction

Description:

Everyone in Bell Harbor thinks career-minded plastic surgeon Evelyn Rhoades needs a husband. Everyone, that is, except for Evelyn…sort of. Even if she did want a husband (which she doesn’t…most of the time), she’d never let something as intangible as fate determine who she marries. No, if she’s going to find someone to spend her life with, she’ll do it scientifically: with a carefully crafted list of criteria and an Internet dating site.

But when intoxicated, law-breaking Tyler Connelly crashes into her life by way of a stolen Jet Ski, unruly emotions defy common sense. Sure, he’s sexy, charming, and determined to win Evelyn’s affection, but all evidence points to him being the worst possible choice. He’s too young for her. Too irresponsible. Too underemployed. And, oh yeah, he’s her patient.

But Tyler knows firsthand how the best-laid plans can crumble under the weight of destiny. Now all he needs to do is to teach Evelyn that, in matters of the heart, love often supersedes logic.


 

Love handles

Title: Love Handles (Oakland Hills Book 1)

Author: Gretchen Galway

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Description:

The world of fitness apparel isn’t ready for Beverly Lewis. She hates the gym, is nice to everybody, and shops at Ross Dress for Less. When she’s not teaching preschool, she’s wearing yoga pants . . . to nap in. So when she inherits her estranged grandfather’s fitnesswear company in San Francisco, nobody expects her to keep it. Fite Fitness needs a heartless suit to save it from bankruptcy, not a thirty-year-old woman who cries when her students leave for kindergarten.

Someone like Liam Johnson. A former Olympic swimmer, Liam is Fite’s executive vice president. Unlike Bev, he’s devoted his life to Fite’s success. Managing one little preschool teacher—and his attraction to her—shouldn’t be an issue. Right?

But Bev’s tired of being underpaid and underrated, and refuses to step aside as an obedient figurehead. To everyone’s shock and horror, she moves up to San Francisco, sets up an office, and dives into the business. Nothing—not mockery, not exercise, not sabotage, not a disastrously hot night with her aggravating VP—is going to scare her away.

As Liam realizes she’s tougher than she looks, he discovers that losing Fite might not be nearly as bad as losing her . . .

A story about the pursuit of love, happiness, and the perfect yoga pants, Love Handles will speak to anyone who’s ever had to face what scares her most.

Warning: contains at least two loves scenes and a happy ending.


 

A Crazy little thing

Title: A Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Serendipitous Love Book 1)

Author: Christina C. Jones

Genre: Women’s Fiction

Description:

Simone is a woman on a mission: Stop being boring, and fall in love.
That’s easier said than done with no prospects on the table… or under the table… or near the table. Her luck changes when fellow neighborhood business owner Roman Taylor walks through the door of her flower shop.
Roman is single, successful, and sexy — everything Simone is looking for to embark on a whirlwind summer romance with the potential to spark an everlasting love.
But things are never as “perfect” as they seem, and Simone — and Roman — have to decide if they’re willing to risk their hearts when things get a little messy in their pursuit of a crazy little thing called love.


 

Guilty of love

Title: Guilty of Love (The Guilty Series Book 1)

Author: Pat Simmons

Genre: Christian Romance

Description:

When do you know the most important decision of your life is the right one?
Reaping the seeds from what she’s sown; Cheney Reynolds moves into a historic neighborhood in Ferguson, Missouri, and becomes a reclusive.
Her first neighbor, the incomparable Mrs. Beatrice Tilley Beacon aka Grandma BB, is an opinionated childless widow. Grandma BB is a self-proclaimed expert on topics Cheney isn’t seeking advice—everything from landscaping to hip-hop dancing to romance.
Then there is Parke Kokumuo Jamison VI, a direct descendant of a royal African tribe. He learned his family ancestry, African history, and lineage preservation before he could count.
Unwittingly, they are drawn to each other, but it takes Christ to weave their lives into a spiritual bliss while Heexonerates their past indiscretions.


 

A Scoop of Love

Title: A Scoop of Love (Sons of Ishmael Book 1)

Author: Unoma Nwankwor

Genre: Christian Fiction

Description:

The oldest of the Danjuma brothers, Rasheed was a self-made man. He’d learned at an early age that love and commitment brought with it complications he didn’t want to deal with. His single-minded focus had paid off. He was able to step into the shoes of his absentee father by taking care of his mother and twin brothers. But just when he thought he could stop carrying the weight of his family on his shoulders, he gets a call that could change the trajectory of Rasheed’s life.

Ibiso Jaja, a professional caterer, had gambled on the love of a man and lost. Through the redeeming love of God, she had picked herself up and was now living her dream as the owner of Bisso Bites, a bistro in the heart of Abuja. However circumstances conspire to threaten the bistro and bring her face to face with the type of man she has vowed to avoid. The attraction is instant.

Once again,Rasheed is forced to do something he has done all his life – put the needs of his family ahead of his own. This time however, hecrosses path with the sassy, independent, Jesus-loving caterer who is bent on making him see the power of forgiveness and God’s love. Just whenRasheed lets his guard down, a deadly sabotage causes old demons to rise. WillRasheed continue to pursue power and success or surrender to the light of God’s love?


 

What are you reading? Recently read a book that you fell in love with? Tell me about it below, so that I can continue to feed my obsessive habit!

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9 thoughts on “All Up In My E-Reader (January Edition)

  1. I know what you mean about having too many books! I have barely been able to do any reading at all, especially with a newborn daughter, and especially working full time, and pursuing a little thing called a writing career. My poor Kindle is so neglected! Love Handles looks like a fun read and I will definitely add it to my TBR list along with A Crazy Little Thing Called Love (and all of Christina’s other books!). Good luck with the novel release. It’s going to take up a LOT of your time but it’s going to be fun so enjoy the ride!

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    • Girl, I probably shouldn’t admit this, but about the only time I have available for reading is …ahem…on the porcelain throne. Because no matter how busy you get, you gotta go. (I’m team too much today!)

      Yep, Love Handles seems like a nice funny read which I always enjoy. And Christina is quickly becoming one of my slam dunk authors, right along with Adrienne Thompson. You know when you open on of their books, you’re in for a good read!

      Thanks for the well wishes on my new release! It’s finally out, after a whole year of preparation. I’m nervous, but excited!!!!!!!!!!!!

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