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Welcome to the open thread for August’s 100 Books in a Year reading challenge. Please feel free to discuss the books you’re reading, or have read, throughout August and/or link your reviews in the comments so others can take a look. This is a great way to find new books and authors! I will list here what I manage to read throughout the month as I go along: Rock Addiction by Nalini Singh Come Back to Me by Mila Gray Phoenix Rockstar – Bec Botefuhr Devoured – Emily Snow All Over You…

The Wager by Lily Maxton

Hello and welcome to a new monthly feature here on BCC. Each month I will be sharing a selection of releases I’m most looking forward to, as well as giving you all an insight into what is on my TBR pile for that month. I’d love to hear if you’re anticipating the same titles as I am! COVETED AUGUST RELEASES The most exciting books I’m hoping to get my hands on this month are: 1. The Godless by Ben Peek First on the list for this months releases is The…

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Establishing a brand new concept is never easy, but that’s part of the joy in reading The Seventh Miss Hatfield by Anna Caltabiano. I was drawn to this series precisely because of its intriguing premise, as a young girl called Cynthia encounters the mysterious Miss Rebecca Hatfield. Miss Hatfield is their newest neighbour, having just moved in across the street, and draws Cynthia to her house one day under the mistake of a parcel being delivered to the wrong house. Despite knowing she shouldn’t talk to strangers, Cynthia accepts Miss…



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BIOGRAPHY Annie Lyons is the best-selling author of Not Quite Perfect (now available in paperback) and Not Quite Perfect Christmas (A Short Story). Her new novel Dear Lizzie is published by Carina and is available as an eBook. After leaving university, Annie decided that she ‘rather liked books’ and got a job as a bookseller on Charing Cross Road, London. Two years later she left the retail world and continued rather liking books during an eleven-year career in publishing. Following redundancy in 2009 she realised that she would rather like…

Wildest Dreams - Kristen Ashley

Over the past year I have fast become a Kristen Ashley fan, having read the entire of her Rock Chick and Dream Man series. I was intrigued by her Fantasyland series and when it went on offer on Amazon, I couldn’t resist. Wildest Dreams is the first in this fantasy based series, where the heroine of the book gets whisked off to a parallel universe and finds herself living in the shoes of her parallel twin. This is a world of magic, elves, dragons, and talking cats. Where technology does…

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Hi Guys! Hope you’re having a great weekend. Here’s the low down on what happened at BCC this week… FEATURES & REVIEWS Poison Promise by Jennifer Estep (Urban Fantasy) 4.5 Stars Dear Lizzie by Annie Lyons (Contemporary Romance) 4 Stars Deeper Than Need by Shiloh Walker (Romantic Suspense) 3 Stars Author Spotlight: Nicola Griffith General Post: #SexMeUpReadathon Q&A With Me Cover Art: Summer Flings Short Story Series by Aimee Duffy New Series Alert: The Morrisons by Bella Andre / Blackthorn & Grim by Juliet Marillier Weekend Reads: Erotic, Contemporary and Hockey…

Bang by E. K. Blair - purchased

What are you reading this weekend? Anything you think we should be reading, or maybe your current read is just a bit… bleh. Whether you’re loving or hating your current read, we want to know about it! We love to hear about books (as if you didn’t know). Here’s a run down on what we’ll be reading this weekend: CAROLYN I’ve been marathoning the On Dublin Street series and I’m currently on the third book, Before Jamaica Lane by Samantha Young. It’s good so far, I’m liking it more than I did the…




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