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WWW Wednesdays: July 30, 2014

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To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…

• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next?

Here’s where I’m at:

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What I’m currently reading:

Games of the Heart by Kristen Ashley

I’ve continued on with The Burg Series. I am enjoying it so much.  I’ve been looking forward to Mike’s book since meeting him in At Peace, the second book in the series.

What I recently read:

Lead by Kylie Scott

WOW! I loved this book.  I’ve loved every book in the Stage Dive series. I love all the characters, especially Mal. Can’t wait for book four!!!

What I hope to read next:

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Yes, you’re reading this correctly.  I am finally going to start Outlander.  It has been on my to read list for what seems like ages. I want to read it before the TV series starts.  This book is a big commitment.  Wish me luck!!!

Your turn to tell me about your W…W…W… SHARING IS CARING!


Release Blitz and Giveaway: The Book Barista reviews Lead by Kylie Scott

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Stay up all night with the sexy rockers in Stage Dive, the epic New Adult series from New York Times bestselling author Kylie Scott, author of Lick and Play.

 

About Lead (Stage Drive #3):

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ISHO Summary

As the lead singer of Stage Dive, Jimmy is used to getting whatever he wants, whenever he wants it, whether it’s booze, drugs, or women. However, when a PR disaster serves as a wake-up call about his life and lands him in rehab, he finds himself with Lena, a new assistant to keep him out of trouble.

Lena’s not willing to take any crap from the sexy rocker and is determined to keep their relationship completely professional, despite their sizzling chemistry. But when Jimmy pushes her too far and Lena leaves, he realizes that he may just have lost the best thing that ever happened to him.

 

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I received an ARC of Lead in exchange for my honest opinion.  This made me really happy as I’ve been a big fan of the Stage Dive series since I laid eyes on the cover (the original cover) of Lick, last summer.

I really was anxious to hear Jimmy’s story since he wasn’t the nicest person from the onset.  Jimmy has now totally redeemed himself.  I thank Kylie Scott for this!!!  He starts off as a grumpy ass but we soon see there’s so much more to him.

Lena gets hired as Jimmy’s sobriety companion, thanks to Mal, the sexy drummer. [Note:  Just for the record, I LOVE MAL!!!]. At first he’s resistant to the idea but gives in.  Lena is strong and just what Jimmy needs.  The relationship quickly develops to one of friendship but Lena has more feelings for him.

I devoured this book.  I couldn’t wait  for Jimmy to come to the realization that Lena meant more to him than he was willing to admit.  Add to this, all the other characters that we know and love: David, Ev, Mal… [have I mentioned that I love Mal?!]…, Anne, Ben and Lizzy [Bring on Ben’s book! I cannot wait!].  And of course, there’s Killer, Mal & Anne’s puppy.  How cute is he???!!!

I loved this book so much.  Kylie Scott consistently gives us characters and stories that we love to love.  I gave it five steamy, delicious caffe lattes with whipped cream and chocolate drizzle on top.

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ISHO Purchase LInks

Amazon // B&N // iTunes

 

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The Stage Dive series by Kylie Scott:

 

Lick (Stage Dive #1): Amazon / B&N / Goodreads

Play (Stage Dive #2): Amazon / B&N / Goodreads

Deep (Stage Dive #4) available on January 6th, 2015: Amazon / B&N /Goodreads

 

Check out more of Kylie’s work:

The Flesh series

Colonist’s Wife

Heart’s A Mess

 


ISHO Excerpt

“Lena, you seen my old black Led Zep shirt?”

“Nope.”

“You sure?” His brows became one dark cranky line. The scratches on his face were healing well, thank goodness. Though it didn’t reduce my desire to throttle his mother on a daily basis.

“Yes. I haven’t seen it.”

Can’t find it anywhere…”

“And this is a surprise, how?” I slipped my hands into my back jean’s pockets. “Jimmy, you own more clothing than Cher, Brittney, and Elvis, put together. Things are bound to go missing.”

“Sure you haven’t seen it?”

“For goodness sake, what do you think, Jimmy? That I stole it to sleep in or something?” I laughed bitterly. Sure as hell, the truth deserved a good mocking. I’d sunk so despicably low.

I hadn’t even meant to steal the stupid thing, but the shirt had been mixed up with my laundry a few days ago. It’d been the first top I laid my hand on after stepping out of the shower, ready to go to bed. Without thought, I’d put it on and it’d been so soft, the scent of him lingering beneath the laundry detergent. Every night since, I’d found myself in it come bedtime. My shame knew no limits. And no, I still hadn’t quit. The words still hadn’t come even close to leaving my mouth.

He frowned. “No.”

“That I have some deep secret longing to feel close to you resulting in my stealing your shirt like
some creepy perv?”

“Course I don’t fucking think that,” he replied crankily, reaching up to grip the top of the doorframe. All of his bulging muscles stretched the arms of his white T-shirt in the nicest way. It was all I could do not to start drooling, my heart beat taking up residence somewhere down between my thighs. And who could blame it? Not me. Maybe if I got laid, this would go away and things would return to normal. It’d seemed safer to avoid rubbing up against any men just in case I got carried away and started dating again. This new situation, however, changed everything.

“Well, of course not! That would be crazy.” And wasn’t that the god’s honest truth? Cray-zeee. Lock me up and throw away the key because it wasn’t like I didn’t know better.

“Just can’t figure out where the hell it could be.”

Angels couldn’t have smiled as innocently. They might have tried, but they would have failed, the dirty-mouthed, winged, little liars. “Jimmy, I don’t know where it is. But I’ll look around for it later, okay?”

“Yeah,” he said, and then added as an afterthought, “and stop looking at me weird.”

“I’m not!”

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ISHO Author Bio

Kylie Scott

 

 

Kylie is a long time fan of romance, rock music, and B-grade horror films. Based in Queensland, Australia with her two children and one delightful husband, she reads, writes and never dithers around on the internet.

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WWW Wednesday: July 23, 2014

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To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…

• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next?

Here’s where I’m at:

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What I’m currently reading:

How To Reprimand Your Rock Star by Mina Vaughn

A little while back I posted a cover reveal for this book so I was excited to get an ARC in exchange for my honest opinion.  I’m about half way through and enjoying it.  I will post my opinion on it by the end of the week.

What I recently read:

Beautiful Player by Christina Lauren

This book has been on my TBR list for a long time.  I loved the other books in this series so I decided to give it a go.  I LOVED IT! I loved Will and Hanna and their story!  I think it’s my favourite in the series.

What I hope to read next:

Lead by Kylie Scott

I know. I know. I was supposed to have read this one already.  It just didn’t work out that way.  I am dying to get to it though. I’m anxious to read Jimmy’s story.

Now do tell! What are you W…W…W… SHARING IS CARING!


WWW Wednesday: July 16, 2014

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To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…

• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next?

Here’s where I’m at:

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What I’m currently reading:

Golden Trail by Kristen Ashley

I’m really enjoying this third book in The Burg Series.  Unlike most of Kristen Ashley’s other books, this one is told strictly from the male POV.  It is a very long book but I am loving every single word.

What I recently read:

At Peace by Kristen Ashley

I had almost forgotten what it was like to read a “new” Kristen Ashley book.  This is book two in The Burg Series.  It was wonderful.  I loved all the characters and it was nice to see characters from the previous book.

What I hope to read next:

Lead by Kylie Scott

OH BOY!!!! I’m totally excited about getting ready for this one.  It’s the third book in the Stage Dive Series.  I CANNOT WAIT FOR JIMMY’S STORY!!!!

Ok, so now that I’ve shown you mine, you show me your W…W…W… SHARING IS CARING!!!


Cover Reveal: Deep by Kylie Scott

Deep by Kylie Scott

Releasing: December 23, 2014

 

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Synopsis

 

Don’t miss a beat with the fourth and final novel in the USA Today bestselling Stage Dive series from Kylie Scott.

 

One by one, the members of Stage Dive are falling in love. David, Mal, and Jimmy have all taken the plunge, and now it’s Ben’s turn—only he refuses to fall into that trap. The sexy bassist enjoys his no-strings-attached lifestyle. But when Ben is forced to keep the one girl he’s always had a weakness for out of trouble in Sin City, he quickly learns that what happens in Vegas, doesn’t always stay there.

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About The Author

Kylie Scott

 

 

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Kylie is a long time fan of erotic love stories and B-grade horror films. She demands a happy ending and if blood and carnage occur along the way then all the better. Based in Queensland, Australia with her two children and one delightful husband, she reads, writes and never dithers around on the internet.

 

 

Author Links:

 

TWITTER  |  FACEBOOK  |  GOODREADS  |  WEBSITE

 

Stage Dive Series Reading Order

 

Stage Dive

 

Lick

 

Waking up in Vegas was never meant to be like this.

Evelyn Thomas’s plans for celebrating her twenty-first birthday in Las Vegas were big. Huge. But she sure never meant to wake up on the bathroom floor with a hangover to rival the black plague, a very attractive half-naked tattooed man in her room, and a diamond on her finger large enough to scare King Kong. Now if she could just remember how it all happened.

One thing is certain, being married to one of the hottest rock stars on the planet is sure to be a wild ride.

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Play

 

Kylie Scott returns with the highly anticipated follow-up to international bestseller Lick.

Mal Ericson, drummer for the world famous rock band Stage Dive, needs to clean up his image fast—at least for a little while. Having a good girl on his arm should do the job just fine. Mal doesn’t plan on this temporary fix becoming permanent, but he didn’t count on finding the one right girl.

Anne Rollins never thought she’d ever meet the rock god who plastered her teenage bedroom walls—especially not under these circumstances. Anne has money problems. Big ones. But being paid to play the pretend girlfriend to a wild life-of-the-party drummer couldn’t end well. No matter how hot he is. Or could it?

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Lead

releasing July 29, 2014

 

Stay up all night with the sexy rockers in Stage Dive, the epic New Adult series from New York Times bestselling author Kylie Scott, author of Lick and Play.

As the lead singer of Stage Dive, Jimmy is used to getting whatever he wants, whenever he wants it, whether it’s booze, drugs, or women. However, when a PR disaster serves as a wake-up call about his life and lands him in rehab, he finds himself with Lena, a new assistant to keep him out of trouble.

Lena’s not willing to take any crap from the sexy rocker and is determined to keep their relationship completely professional, despite their sizzling chemistry. But when Jimmy pushes her too far and Lena leaves, he realizes that he may just have lost the best thing that ever happened to him.

 AMAZON

 

Deep

releasing December 23, 2014

 

Don’t miss a beat with the fourth and final novel in the USA Today bestselling Stage Dive series from Kylie Scott.

One by one, the members of Stage Dive are falling in love. David, Mal, and Jimmy have all taken the plunge, and now it’s Ben’s turn—only he refuses to fall into that trap. The sexy bassist enjoys his no-strings-attached lifestyle. But when Ben is forced to keep the one girl he’s always had a weakness for out of trouble in Sin City, he quickly learns that what happens in Vegas, doesn’t always stay there.

 AMAZON