Two Fantastic Book Fairs

I love participating in things like these because I always find several good books to read! Tap the image to check out the books on display. 🙂

First up: a collection of 4- and 5-star reverse harem reads! This is as highly curated book fair.

RH April 4 and 5 Stars

Second: a collection of shifter books. Allllll the shifters!

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Also! Just a note that Bound to Forbidden will be coming down from Apple Books, Kobo, and B&N this week. So if you buy your books at one of those retailers, grab it before it’s too late!

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Recent Reads (March 2020)

Here’s what I’ve been up to!

Liza's Recent Reads March 2020

In case you can’t read the text on the image, we have…

A Princess in Theory, by Alyssa Cole

Follow Me To Ground, by Sue Rainsford

The Proposal, by Jasmine Guillory

Their Runaway Bride, by Vanessa Vale

Strange Love, by Ann Aguirre

If you tap the image, it will take you to my BookBub author page, where you can find reviews of a couple of these (Strange Love, Follow Me To Ground). I usually post a new BookBub review every couple of weeks, so follow me there for nerdy book chatter!

How about you? What have you been reading? Any new favorites?

Bear Shifter Round-Up March 2020

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If you can’t get enough of those ferocious-yet-cuddly bear shifters, you have come to the right place!

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Liza Street – Ruthless Knight

Every princess needs a knight.

All Retailers

Reina Torres – His UnBearable Touch

He won’t let go of her now that he’s found her.

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J.K. Harper – Silvertip Shifters Books 1-4

Snuggle up with the Silvertip Shifters series! If you love growly bear shifters who have a soft spot for their fated mates, the charming details of a small shifter town, and the power of true love to save the day, this box set is for you.

Amazon

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C.D. Gorri – Polar Opposites

She’s got a thing for bad boys, and he’s as bad as they come! Bowie Atiqtalaaq was new to Barvale, but not to the prejudices of man and Shifter alike. He’d heard the vicious slurs against him for the way he’d been conceived for most of his life.

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Bianca D’Arc – Bounty Hunter Bear

Sparks fly as Thea and Ezra confront an evil that’s trying to cause bloodshed at a world famous motorcycle rally, and Thea rediscovers the Alpha animal inside her…and that she wants sexy Ezra for her mate.

Amazon

Keira Blackwood – I Dream of Grizzly

It can get awkward when dreams and reality collide…especially if the dream guardian you’ve just stripped naked turns out to be real.

Amazon

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Kimberly Forrest – Soul Deep: A Malsum Pass Novel

Lily’s the prime suspect in a murder investigation. She’ll do anything to clear her name, even team up with an annoying bear shifter who stirs desires within her she never thought she’d feel.

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McKayla Schutt – Landen

Doni’s lost everything back home when she was on a vacation. Now she’s staying to a super tall man holding back secrets.

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Godiva Glenn – Playing With Fire

Chell was born a leader and knows how to make the hard choices. When those choices involves her potential mates, however, things get a bit heated.

Amazon

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Gina Kincaid – One True Mate

Curvy psychologist—and panther shifter—Tallan Walden gave up on men a long time ago. That is, until the Shifting Hearts Dating Agency sets her up on a blind date with a sexy-as-sin bear shifter. He’s gorgeous, he’s funny, and he’s hot for her generous body.

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Elena Gray – Night Visions

What happens when you inherit a battle with the God of War? You fight like hell …

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Ophelia Bell – April’s Fools

Six sexy bodyguards, three bears and three dragons, might be too much for April to handle while she’s hiding from the primordial entity chasing her. Or maybe they’re just enough.

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❤ I hope you’ve found some new books to keep you so beary happy. (Zero regrets for that pun. Zero.)

An Old Favorite: Dead Until Dark

Dead Until DarkThroughout the 2000s, I was madly in love with vampire fiction. I mostly steered clear of romance at the time and concentrated on urban fantasy or contemporary fantasy. Charlaine Harris’s Sookie Stackhouse books were among my favorites. I would mark the release dates on my calendar and clear my schedule on those days so I could buy the book (in hardcover!) and read all day.

Part of what made Harris’s books work so well, for me, was the mystery. She’s great at penning mysteries, and that shows in these books, primarily through the suspenseful aspects.

Beyond that, the premise is killer. A waitress who can read minds falls in love with a vampire (whose mind she cannot read). Vampires are “out” in society and can drink a blood substitute as easily as they can drink the real thing.

Now, from most accounts (scrolling reviews and ratings on various sites), it seems the series fizzled toward the end. I stopped at book 8 or 9 (had kids and wasn’t able to read as much for a few years). At that point, fairies had been introduced to the series universe and I lost interest. Should I be glad I stopped? Perhaps! But nothing will change my love for the first few books, especially Dead Until Dark, which I have read several times and will probably read again soon.

Have you read this book or the series? Did you read the whole thing, or stop somewhere in the middle? I’d love to hear if your experience was similar to mine. 🙂

Book Giveaways and Sales

First up, Claimed in Forbidden is now available on Amazon! *throws confetti* Clicky-clicky to get your copy!

Second, if you love books–romance especially!–then this is the place to be today. I have three amazing collections to share. Click the images to visit each one!

1. A collection of fantasy and paranormal romance that can be found on ALL retailers

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2. Free books featuring shifters

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3. Fantasy novels that can be found on ALL retailers

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I hope you find some great ones! Come back & let me know if you find something you love. 🙂