Latest Romance Book Releases – 05-03-2022


HAPPY TUESDAY NEW RELEASE DAY!! We have a ton of new books coming in to today’s list (I’m working on it as we speak) and already have a few awesome sounding ones that have me jumping for joy!

P.S. I just finished a book yesterday and will be posting my review soon!! Tomorrow. 😀

BLURB JOLTS:Maybe Now: A Novel (Maybe Someday Book 3) by Colleen Hoover (RE-RELEASE as it was picked up by a publisher 🙂 .) The Hacienda (YEAH!! FOR ME! Possibly a haunted house, plus a priest and a forbidden attraction?? LOVE it!!) Breathless (her most coveted interview that she’s lost everything for… and now she’s stranded on a mountain with a killer!)

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READER RECOMMENDATIONS & BARGAIN FINDS:

➔➔ THE AMAZON FIRST READS SELECTIONS ARE UP!! I got Under Her Care: A Thriller by Lucinda Berry. Which one did you guys get?

  • Until I Find You: what if your soulmate wasn’t who you wished for? <— HER SOULMATE is someone she doesn’t even like! “…Not being reciprocated by falling in love with her best friend, having a broken heart and discovering that her soulmate is someone she doesn’t like are just a few confusions that fate has in place for her. With the help of Sônia, her neighbor, she will discover the secrets of Wicca and the mysteries of her family – especially her mother – and will realize that being a witch is not necessarily a bad thing…”
  • Beartown by Fredrik Backman <— SUPER-SALE TODAY!! ONE OF TASHA’S FAVORITE BOOKS!

Tasha J: Omg omg omg!!! Beartown (the tv series) is coming to HBO in 2021!!! I need to read #2 ASAP. Love Backman’s writing and this was my favorite book of his. …a favorite author who has not disappointed me yet and I absolutely adore his writing. Fredrik Backman’s Beartown and A Man Called Ove blew me away.

Michele G: I have Beartown on my list. I have heard great things from several people! I did enjoy A Man Called Ove by the same author.

PARANORMAL/FANTASY/SCI-FI/DYSTOPIAN NEW RELEASES:

  1. The Hacienda by Isabel Cañas <—- OOOOOH!!! FORBIDDEN LOVE?? (w/ a priest!!) AND a haunted house. YES PLEASE! “…When Rodolfo returns to work in the capital, visions and voices invade Beatriz’s sleep. The weight of invisible eyes follows her every move. Rodolfo’s sister, Juana, scoffs at Beatriz’s fears—but why does she refuse to enter the house at night? Why does the cook burn copal incense at the edge of the kitchen and mark the doorway with strange symbols? What really happened to the first Doña Solórzano? Beatriz only knows two things for certain: Something is wrong with the hacienda. And no one there will save her. Desperate for help, she clings to the young priest, Padre Andrés, as an ally. No ordinary priest, Andrés will have to rely on his skills as a witch to fight off the malevolent presence haunting the hacienda and protect the woman for whom he feels a powerful, forbidden attraction…”
  2. Tear Down the Throne: A Novel (A Gargoyle Queen Novel Book 2) by Jennifer Estep <— HER ARCH-NEMESIS! “…Crown princess. Clever spy. Powerful mind magier. Gemma Ripley of Andvari is all those things—and determined to stop an enemy from using magical tearstone weapons to conquer her kingdom. Gemma’s quest for answers leads her to a trade Summit between the various kingdoms. Among the other royals in attendance is Queen Maeven Morricone of Morta and her son, Prince Leonidas—Gemma’s charming and dangerous nemesis…”
  3. Book of Night by Holly Black <— HOLLY BLACK’S LATEST!! “…She’s spent half her life working for gloamists, magicians who manipulate shadows to peer into locked rooms, strangle people in their beds, or worse. Gloamists guard their secrets greedily, creating an underground economy of grimoires. And to rob their fellow magicians, they need Charlie Hall. Now, she’s trying to distance herself from past mistakes, but getting out isn’t easy. Bartending at a dive, she’s still entirely too close to the corrupt underbelly of the Berkshires. Not to mention that her sister Posey is desperate for magic, and that Charlie’s shadowless, and possibly soulless, boyfriend has been hiding things from her…”
  4. Darling Girl (A Novel of Peter Pan) by Liz Michalski <— PETER PAN IS DANGEROUS!! “…Life is looking up for Holly Darling, granddaughter of Wendy—yes, that Wendy. She’s running a successful skincare company; her son, Jack, is happy and healthy; and the tragedy of her past is well behind her . . . until she gets a call that her daughter, Eden, who has been in a coma for nearly a decade, has gone missing from the estate where she’s been long tucked away. And, worst of all, Holly knows who must be responsible: Peter Pan, who is not only very real, but more dangerous than anyone could imagine…”
  5. The Change by Kirsten Miller <— THREE WOMEN REALIZE THEY HAVE POWERS! “...Big Little Lies meets The Witches of Eastwick—a gloriously entertaining and knife-sharp feminist revenge fantasy about three women whose midlife crisis brings unexpected new powers—putting them on a collision course with the evil that lurks in their wealthy beach town...”

CONTEMPORARY NEW RELEASES:

  1. Maybe Now: A Novel (Maybe Someday Book 3) by Colleen Hoover <— OMG LOOKITTTT!!!! Colleen Hoover ALERT!! SUSPICIOUS ABOUT THEIR FRIENDSHIP! “…The long-awaited finale to the New York Times bestselling Maybe Someday series returns with all the characters you fell in love with. What is more important? Friendship, loyalty, or love? Ridge and Sydney are thrilled to finally be together guilt-free. But as the two of them navigate this freedom, Warren and Bridgette’s relationship is as tumultuous as ever, and Maggie grapples with her illness. When she comes across an old list of things she wanted to do “maybe one of these days,” Maggie decides to live life to the fullest and accomplish these dreams. Maggie keeps Ridge updated on her adventures, but he can’t help but worry, even as Sydney grows more and more suspicious about their friendship…”
  2. Yerba Buena by Nina Lacour <— F/F ROMANCE!! “…The morning Emilie and Sara first meet at Yerba Buena, their connection is immediate. But the damage both women carry, and the choices they have made, pulls them apart again and again. When Sara’s old life catches up to her, upending everything she thought she wanted just as Emilie has finally gained her own sense of purpose, they must decide if their love is more powerful than their pasts…”
  3. Breathless by Amy McCulloch <— SHE GAVE UP HER WHOLE LIFE FOR THIS INTERVIEW & NOW SHE’S STRANDED! “…when one climber dies in what everyone else assumes is a freak accident, she fears their expedition is in danger. And by the time a second climber dies, it’s too late to turn back. Stranded on a mountain in one of the most remote regions of the world, she’ll have to battle more than the elements in a harrowing fight for survival against a killer who is picking them off one by one…”
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  5. Blame It on the Brontes by Annie Sereno <— ENGLISH PROFESSOR DECIDES TO DO THIS, TO SAVE HER JOB!! “…To save her job, Athena decides to write a biography of C.L. Garland, the author heating up bestseller lists with spicy retellings of classic literature. Tracking down the reclusive writer and uncovering her secret identity, though, means Athena must return to her small midwestern hometown where Garland—and her ex-boyfriend, Thorne Kent—live. Seeing Thorne again reminds Athena that real life never lives up to fiction. He was the Heathcliff to her Catherine, the Mr. Rochester to her Jane. Not only did their college breakup shatter that illusion, but they also broke each other’s hearts again a second time. Now she has to see him nearly every…single…day…”
  6. The Blue Butterfly: A Novel of Marion Davies by Leslie Johansen Nack <— HISTORICAL ROMANCE!! THE MOVIE-STAR MISTRESS!!! “…New York 1915, Marion Davies is a shy eighteen-year-old beauty dancing on the Broadway stage when she meets William Randolph Hearst and finds herself captivated by his riches, passion and desire to make her a movie star. Following a whirlwind courtship, she learns through trial and error to live as Hearst’s mistress when a divorce from his wife proves impossible. A baby girl is born in secret in 1919 and they agree to never acknowledge her publicly as their own…”
  7. Book Lovers by Emily Henry  <— IT’S NEVER BEEN “A MEET CUTE” FOR THEM 😉 “…she agrees to go to Sunshine Falls, North Carolina for the month of August when Libby begs her for a sisters’ trip away—with visions of a small town transformation for Nora, who she’s convinced needs to become the heroine in her own story. But instead of picnics in meadows, or run-ins with a handsome country doctor or bulging-forearmed bartender, Nora keeps bumping into Charlie Lastra, a bookish brooding editor from back in the city. It would be a meet-cute if not for the fact that they’ve met many times and it’s never been cute...”
  8. The Homewreckers: A Novel by Mary Kay Andrews <— SHE’S PASSIONATE ABOUT RESTORING HOMES & NOW SHE’S ON A REALITY SHOW! “…When a slick Hollywood producer shows up in her hometown of Savannah, Georgia, she gets a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: star in a beach house renovation reality show called The Homewreckers, cast against a male lead who may be a love interest, or may be the ultimate antagonist. Soon, there’s more at stake than bad pipes and dry rot: during the demolition, evidence comes to light that points to the mysterious disappearance of a young wife and mother years before. With a burned out detective investigating the case, an arsonist on the loose, two men playing with her emotions, and layers upon layers of vintage wallpaper causing havoc, it’s a question of who will flip, who will flop…”
  9. Ruthless Rival by L.J. Shen <— L.J. SHEN’S LATEST!!! “…When she was young, Arya Roth became best friends with her housekeeper’s son. Soon, friendship turned to young love, and when Arya dared him to kiss her, a chain reaction of disastrous events led to the boy being sent away and out of Arya’s life. Now, two decades later, Arya is an on-the-rise publicist with her beloved father as one of her biggest clients. So when her father is sued by a former employee, Arya sets out to prove that her father is not the monster he is accused of being. The only problem is the attorney who is determined to destroy her father’s good name…”

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  1. Maybe Now: A Novel (Maybe Someday Book 3) by Colleen Hoover
  2. Yerba Buena by Nina Lacour
  3. The Hacienda by Isabel Cañas
  4. Tear Down the Throne: A Novel (A Gargoyle Queen Novel Book 2) by Jennifer Estep
  5. Book of Night by Holly Black
  6. Breathless by Amy McCulloch
  7. Darling Girl: A Novel of Peter Pan by Liz Michalski
  8. The Change by Kirsten Miller
  9. Blame It on the Brontes by Annie Sereno
  10. The Blue Butterfly: A Novel of Marion Davies by Leslie Johansen Nack
  11. Book Lovers by Emily Henry
  12. The Homewreckers: A Novel by Mary Kay Andrews
  13. Ruthless Rival by L.J. Shen

PREORDERS (going live soon!!! 😀 )

  1. The Extraordinary Ordinary by Natalie Rodriguez | May 6, 2022
  2. Darling Descent by Leighann Hart | May 7, 2022
  3. Boys, Beasts & Men by Sam J. Miller – May 10th 2022
  4. Every Summer After by Carley Fortune – May 10, 2022
  5. The Bus to Beulah: A Novel by Eldridge Hanes – May 10, 2022
  6. The Treehouse on Dog River Road: A Novel by Catherine Drake – May 10, 2022
  7. Ruthless Kingdom: A Reverse Harem Romance (Boneyard Kings Book 3) by Becca Steele and C. Lymari | May 13, 2022
  8. GoulCrest: Book 1 of the Vestovian Trilogy by Alicia Jeanne – May 13th 2022

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