Romantic Wednesdays: warming up to summer

It’s almost summertime! In anticipation of the languid, warm days ahead, check out these great beach reads.

Summer he Came Home cover imageThe Summer He Came Home by Juliana Stone

After spending 10 years on the road to rock star fame, bad boy Cain’s circumstances bring him back home to Crystal Lake – and in the path of cautious single mother, Maggie. Is she enough to keep him from the lure of the open road? Book one of a new series. Continue reading “Romantic Wednesdays: warming up to summer”

Romantic Wednesdays: Head versus Heart

Try as they might to avoid it, the hapless and headstrong individuals in the following tales are about to fall headlong in love. Step away from the stresses in your life, curl up in a comfortable chair, and join them.

Bet MeBet Me by Jennifer Crusie
After overhearing her slimy ex-boyfriend bet his good-looking friend Cal that Cal couldn’t sleep with her within a month, sensible shoe-fanatic Min decides to date Cal – and make both Cal and her ex look like fools in the process. If only revenge (and love) was that simple! Snappy dialogue, a loveable and intelligent main character, and amusing rom-com scenarios fill the pages of this well-deserved RITA award winner. Bet on this one.

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Lust to love

If you’re looking for love (or lust!) this February, look no further than the library! And who knows? You may cross paths with the Perfectperson of your dreams as you reach for one of these sizzling reads.

The Super Bowl may be over, but you can still score in the game of love! Especially if you are single mother Tara Lincoln in Jaci Burton’s The Perfect Play. After a one-night stand with Mick, a pro football player, Tara vows to protect her heart from another rejection. Mick, however, is determined to win Tara’s heart. The Perfect Play is the first book of Burton’s Play by Play series. Continue reading “Lust to love”

Suddenly everything has changed

I’ve never been able to keep a New Year’s resolution. In 2006, after a string of particularly bad dates, I vowed to take a year off of dating. Three weeks later, I met my partner of almost seven years and counting! As you reflect on the past year and focus on goals for the next, check out some noteworthy reads that revolve around those unexpected and life-altering moments that happen despite our plans. Continue reading “Suddenly everything has changed”