Embracing Series Box Set: Books 1-6 by Delisa Lynn

TREASURED – BOOK #1Lila Carls had one goal…To attend New York University. She’s dreamt of being a lawyer most of her life, and she worked hard to get into NYU. What she hadn’t planned was falling in love with Liam before she left. Knowing she was about to go across the country and leave her boyfriend behind hurt more than she thought it would. Liam Ellis fell for the blue-eyed beauty the minute he saw her… He always knew someday he and Lila would be together. Only now that she was finally his, she was leaving for NYU.SALVAGED – BOOK #2Lila Carls-Ellis has an amazing husband, beautiful twin daughters, and a dream job. But in the back of her mind lingers a dangerous desire—Evan Martin, and she can’t help but wonder what might have been.Liam Ellis knows his wife has a secret, but he wants her to confide it when she is ready. He’s devoted to her and their children and can’t imagine a scenario where he wouldn’t fight to protect the life they’ve built together. What could Lila have possibly done that would be devastating enough to threaten their future and the love they share?One night can tear it all apart…DESTINED – BOOK #3It’s time for Ansley Dolce to start over…again.She fled home at eighteen, burdened with the memories of abuse and betrayal, along with a terrible secret. Now, upon learning her five-year marriage was built on a lie, she decides San Diego is the perfect place to build her new life.Ashton Ellis might look like a bad-ass biker, but his only goal is to protect his son.Ashton’s ex-wife is a money-grubbing whore, and he’ll do whatever it takes to keep her away from AJ, as well as from his hard-earned business interests. He doesn’t have the time or desire for any sort of relationship.Then one night, a woman walks into a bar…The attraction between them grows, but as he pushes for more, she pulls away, terrified her past will resurface and destroy her life once more.Only this time with collateral damage…FATED – BOOK #4Zander Kelley has always had his heart set on Audrey Ridge…However, he thinks Audrey doesn’t feel the same way. So Zander tries to push all thoughts of her out of his head—with a series of other girls. But this strategy doesn’t seem to work, so he decides to escape to New York University.Audrey Ridge loves Zander Kelley and always has…But he’s never treated her as anything but a friend, so she foolishly settles for someone else. When her relationship ends badly, she decides to attend New York University, and is thrilled when Zander ends up as her roommate. She hopes things have changed between them, but after one memorable night she finds herself right back in friendship territory.HEALED – BOOK #5Alyssa Sommers’ dreams came crashing down when she was a senior in high school after a tragic accident leaves her broken and scarred. She seeks comfort in all of the wrong men. But, starting law school revives her hope. She needs to move on. She needs to bury her scars.When Alyssa meets Heath, she can’t even breathe. He reminds her so much of him, the way he smiles, his laugh and even his eyes. They’re constant reminders of the past that haunts her. Can she let down her guard, let his love heal her?BORROWED – BOOK #6After a devastating breakup with his first love, small-town boy Evan Martin strikes out to pursue his goal of studying law at New York University. He plans to put his past behind him and build a future with no messy ties. The last thing he wants is a new relationship.Then Lila Carls walks into his life, steals his heart, and turns his world upside down. Their relationship comes with a precarious complication, because Lila is already in love with someone else. Though Evan knows she’s only borrowing his love, he takes the risk, until the inevitable happens and his heart is broken once again.

Author: Delisa Lynn

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Serandica Pappas: What a Name, What a Life by L.A. Layne

Serandica Pappas: What a name, what a life is the first book in a three part series that chronicles the life and adventures of a headstrong girl Lois and her oldest and best friend, Serandica Pappas. Serandica is always there to offer comfort and strength when sadness and heartache threaten to drag Lois down further than she can bear but Serandica pines for her own true love who was lost to a tragic accident in another life. Serandica is sure Lois can help her find him in this one.Set in Texas during the 1940s and 1950s, the author provides a vivid and realistic picture of family struggles as they make their way from a rural farm in East Texas to the growing city of Abilene and eventually to Fort Worth, where Lois must face choices that will shape her life forever.

Author: L.A. Layne

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Paradise City (The Mire Man Trilogy Book 2) by Dave Matthes

It’s the last weekend of the summer for Arlo Smith. During a simple act of innocence, Arlo and his best friend James witness a crime against the human soul. While James seems cursed by it, Arlo on the other hand doesn’t react nearly the same, and instead takes another breath, and lets the summer take its course.For Arlo Smith, High School starts off with a train wreck, and continues to escalate through the woes and tribulations of every typical, average teenager caught in the maelstrom of “growing up”. Friends come and go, some stick close. Among the mentally-enslaved teachers, a few stick out to help him along his journey. And Beth Jensen, the high school guidance counselor, teaches him in ways both metaphorically and directly the meaning of love, attraction, and temptation.But while Arlo is seeing through his eyes the passing of each day, James has allowed that last day of summer to define him, and to plant a seed which begins to spread roots of rot. The day will come when brothers will have to confront themselves, and make the only decision that can be made. When “no going back” becomes more than just a whisper of adventure, the dice will be rolled, and no one will be able to escape the ensuing consequences.Book 2 in “The Mire Man Trilogy”, “Paradise City”, tells the origin of Arlo Smith, and illustrates the first steps on his journey toward becoming the seemingly soulless nothing he is in “Bar Nights”. It is a story that narrates what it’s like to grow up against the grit and torment of youth while under the vengeful weight of inevitability masquerading beneath the guise of well-intentioned promises… and the price of what true friendship can sometimes require.

Author: Dave Matthes

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Embracing Series Box Set: Books 1-6 by Delisa Lynn

TREASURED – BOOK #1Lila Carls had one goal…To attend New York University. She’s dreamt of being a lawyer most of her life, and she worked hard to get into NYU. What she hadn’t planned was falling in love with Liam before she left. Knowing she was about to go across the country and leave her boyfriend behind hurt more than she thought it would. Liam Ellis fell for the blue-eyed beauty the minute he saw her… He always knew someday he and Lila would be together. Only now that she was finally his, she was leaving for NYU.SALVAGED – BOOK #2Lila Carls-Ellis has an amazing husband, beautiful twin daughters, and a dream job. But in the back of her mind lingers a dangerous desire—Evan Martin, and she can’t help but wonder what might have been.Liam Ellis knows his wife has a secret, but he wants her to confide it when she is ready. He’s devoted to her and their children and can’t imagine a scenario where he wouldn’t fight to protect the life they’ve built together. What could Lila have possibly done that would be devastating enough to threaten their future and the love they share?One night can tear it all apart…DESTINED – BOOK #3It’s time for Ansley Dolce to start over…again.She fled home at eighteen, burdened with the memories of abuse and betrayal, along with a terrible secret. Now, upon learning her five-year marriage was built on a lie, she decides San Diego is the perfect place to build her new life.Ashton Ellis might look like a bad-ass biker, but his only goal is to protect his son.Ashton’s ex-wife is a money-grubbing whore, and he’ll do whatever it takes to keep her away from AJ, as well as from his hard-earned business interests. He doesn’t have the time or desire for any sort of relationship.Then one night, a woman walks into a bar…The attraction between them grows, but as he pushes for more, she pulls away, terrified her past will resurface and destroy her life once more.Only this time with collateral damage…FATED – BOOK #4Zander Kelley has always had his heart set on Audrey Ridge…However, he thinks Audrey doesn’t feel the same way. So Zander tries to push all thoughts of her out of his head—with a series of other girls. But this strategy doesn’t seem to work, so he decides to escape to New York University.Audrey Ridge loves Zander Kelley and always has…But he’s never treated her as anything but a friend, so she foolishly settles for someone else. When her relationship ends badly, she decides to attend New York University, and is thrilled when Zander ends up as her roommate. She hopes things have changed between them, but after one memorable night she finds herself right back in friendship territory.HEALED – BOOK #5Alyssa Sommers’ dreams came crashing down when she was a senior in high school after a tragic accident leaves her broken and scarred. She seeks comfort in all of the wrong men. But, starting law school revives her hope. She needs to move on. She needs to bury her scars.When Alyssa meets Heath, she can’t even breathe. He reminds her so much of him, the way he smiles, his laugh and even his eyes. They’re constant reminders of the past that haunts her. Can she let down her guard, let his love heal her?BORROWED – BOOK #6After a devastating breakup with his first love, small-town boy Evan Martin strikes out to pursue his goal of studying law at New York University. He plans to put his past behind him and build a future with no messy ties. The last thing he wants is a new relationship.Then Lila Carls walks into his life, steals his heart, and turns his world upside down. Their relationship comes with a precarious complication, because Lila is already in love with someone else. Though Evan knows she’s only borrowing his love, he takes the risk, until the inevitable happens and his heart is broken once again.

Author: Delisa Lynn

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Son of a Meddah by NuFaShe

His parents had named him Sahl, meaning “easy,” hoping that he would have a simple and happy life. Maybe if they had named him “difficult” it would actually have turned out that way. Born at the turn of the 20th century in the Ottoman Empire, Sahl had already experienced an earthquake, an assassination attempt on the sultan, the death of a family member, and his Empire’s crushing defeat in the Balkans, which included a serious injury to his father, all before he was even a teenager. Hence, by the time World War I started, there wasn’t really much Sahl hadn’t been through. Until, of course, he finds who the Empire believes to be the root cause of all its problems and has sentenced to annihilation hiding in the back of his caravan.

SON OF A MEDDAH is a young adult historical novel set in both a temporal and physical crossroads. It follows Sahl’s journey from his happiness through his depression, to how his initial attempts to recover take him down a darker road before the same people he thought were his enemies help him emerge from the hole.

Author: NuFaShe

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

From the Days of Dirt by J.D. Hutchins

From the Days of Dirt is the memoir of Marcus Hastings, a rebellious teenager who grew up in Maine in the 1990’s. Marcus believed it was his mission as a young person to have as much fun as possible by causing “high-quality mischief”. Even when he isn’t looking for trouble, which isn’t often, trouble seems to find him. Marcus’ journal entries trigger a series of stories chronicling his crooked, haphazard journey into adulthood. His cynical and oddly refreshing perspective on what it means to feel alive finds humor in just about everything- whether that be setting his pants on fire, falling in love or being thrown in jail. Many of his recollections are timeless and relatable. We all had that crazy friend or that weird neighbor, and if not, now you do.

Author: J.D. Hutchins

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Serandica Pappas: What a Name, What a Life by L.A. Layne

Serandica Pappas: What a name, what a life is the first book in a three part series that chronicles the life and adventures of a headstrong girl Lois and her oldest and best friend, Serandica Pappas. Serandica is always there to offer comfort and strength when sadness and heartache threaten to drag Lois down further than she can bear but Serandica pines for her own true love who was lost to a tragic accident in another life. Serandica is sure Lois can help her find him in this one.Set in Texas during the 1940s and 1950s, the author provides a vivid and realistic picture of family struggles as they make their way from a rural farm in East Texas to the growing city of Abilene and eventually to Fort Worth, where Lois must face choices that will shape her life forever.

Author: L.A. Layne

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Paradise City (The Mire Man Trilogy Book 2) by Dave Matthes

It’s the last weekend of the summer for Arlo Smith. During a simple act of innocence, Arlo and his best friend James witness a crime against the human soul. While James seems cursed by it, Arlo on the other hand doesn’t react nearly the same, and instead takes another breath, and lets the summer take its course.For Arlo Smith, High School starts off with a train wreck, and continues to escalate through the woes and tribulations of every typical, average teenager caught in the maelstrom of “growing up”. Friends come and go, some stick close. Among the mentally-enslaved teachers, a few stick out to help him along his journey. And Beth Jensen, the high school guidance counselor, teaches him in ways both metaphorically and directly the meaning of love, attraction, and temptation.But while Arlo is seeing through his eyes the passing of each day, James has allowed that last day of summer to define him, and to plant a seed which begins to spread roots of rot. The day will come when brothers will have to confront themselves, and make the only decision that can be made. When “no going back” becomes more than just a whisper of adventure, the dice will be rolled, and no one will be able to escape the ensuing consequences.Book 2 in “The Mire Man Trilogy”, “Paradise City”, tells the origin of Arlo Smith, and illustrates the first steps on his journey toward becoming the seemingly soulless nothing he is in “Bar Nights”. It is a story that narrates what it’s like to grow up against the grit and torment of youth while under the vengeful weight of inevitability masquerading beneath the guise of well-intentioned promises… and the price of what true friendship can sometimes require.

Author: Dave Matthes

Rating: Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews