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Beach Reads Blog Hop! Grand Prize Kindle Paperwhite! GC from Harlie!

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What makes a great beach read?  For Harlie…I need to laugh and swoon.  Yes, swoon over my hero.  A couple of books come to mind when I think of swooning…


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Sam is the typical Alpha man who Ms. Howard wrote back in the day and he still makes me smile.  He thinks he’s perfect but our kick ass heroine Janie always seems to rein in him.  Their dialogue and smexiness still kills me.  And yes, I have it in paperback and on the Kindle.  Plus if you ever want to read Ms. Howard…start with this one.  Or MacKenzie’s Mountain.  🙂  You’re welcome!




I’m such a sucker for this series.  So much so, that its one of my all time favorite series of books to sizzle and burn coverread.  Ms. Krentz wrote the Arcane Society interweaving her historical persona (Amanda Quick), contemporary persona (Jayne Ann Krentz) and her futuristic one (Jayne Castle).  I picked this one because Zack Jones is the MAN.  No seriously, he’s the man.  If you have ever read the series, he is the future head of the secretive Arcane Society and a direct descendent of the original members.  But, seriously…he is hot, loves Raine to distraction and his ending speech to the society…Yep…I’m still a goner.



shadow dance coverOf course, my list would not be complete if I didn’t include my all time favorite romance book.  Shadow Dance by Julie Garwood.  This book alone brought me fully back into the romance genre and I’ve never looked back.  Just one word…Noah…*faints* I still have my original paperback…torn and tattered.  I’ve replaced it and this one is on the Nook and Kindle.  Oh yes…I have it everywhere.  In fact, I have everything Ms. Garwood has written.




As you can see I’m bit old school when it comes to my beach reads.  Plus, while these are all romantic suspense novels, there is quite a bit of humor in all of them.  I’ve told people many times that I don’t follow book trends and I seriously don’t.  I read what I want and I’m happier.

So what’s in your bag this summer to read?  Tell me for a chance at a $10 GC to Amazon or ARe.

Don’t forget to enter the rafflecopter giveaway for the Kindle Paperwhite courtesy of Roane Publishing!



32 thoughts on “Beach Reads Blog Hop! Grand Prize Kindle Paperwhite! GC from Harlie!

  1. I have J. Kenners Wanted & Heated,.. and Return to Pelican Inn by Dana Mentink lined up to read. =)

    Thank you for the giveaway!

    Take care & I hope you have a great day! =)

    BLeigh1130 at yahoo dot com

  2. There’s many! I have a lot to catch up on including Tasha Alexander’s mysteries 🙂


  3. My pile is so large! 😉
    I am currently reading Reckless by Skye Jordan, then I will read the other 2 in the Renegades series. After that, I am going to catch up on Heather McCollum’s Highland Hearts series!
    Thank you for sharing yours. 🙂

  4. I am looking forward to The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness. It is the final volume in her All Souls Trilogy. I am also a big fan of Jayne Ann Krentz’s Arcane Society series. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  5. Right now, I’m planning to read the upcoming Severed Souls by Terry Goodkind. I will probably read some romance too.

  6. Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid! prettylittlepages[at]gmail[dot]com

  7. Great post ! I have so many books, it’d be too hard to pick one….as long as it leaves me with a HEA i’m good 🙂

  8. a couple of the BDB books by JR Ward and Women of the Otherworld books from Kelley Armstrong. I need to catch up on both these series. Thanks for the giveaway

  9. There are so many books I want to read. The list goes on and on. Thanks for the awesome giveaway.

  10. A very large number of books. I’m about to try out the Iron Druid Chronicles, but I also have some more YA to read. I’ve had The Selection on my kindle for a while. I’m probably going to read that soon, too. 🙂

  11. Anything by Linda Howard or Nora Roberts is a great summer read!!! I have read and reread all of their books! Just finished and LOVED TAKE!

  12. MacKenzie’s Mountain is a great summer read. Then you can follow it up with the rest of the books in the series. Dream Man by Linda Howard is another.

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