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Big Balls by Anna Michael–New Release/Review

Big Balls: a single dad sports romance by Anna Michael

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


When reading the blurb, I immediately thought this was right up my alley. I love single dad sports romances and after a run of dark romances, I needed a cleansing book. I am so incredibly happy that I picked this book up!

Anna Michael is a new to me author who delivers a storyline that has steam, a spunky heroine, three best friends that a guy wishes he did not have sometimes, and who could forget Katy, Ethan’s daughter. The BF’s and Zoe were hilarious in the book, but I have to say that Katy was the star.

Katy is not your typical kid. She is neuro diverse who flourishes under her tutor, Zoe. Katy’s autism does not slow her down when she has someone to teach her and guide her. She is whip smart and may only be six, but she acts six times that age and is the ‘mother’ to this band of billionaires.

Poor Ethan has been dealing with things in his personal life that have caused him to be guarded, sheltered, and overly protective of Katy and her surroundings. As a wide receiver for the New Orleans Sinners, his hands are his money makers, but the plays that he does after catching the ball have earned him the moniker, Big Balls. Well, Mr. Balls, it is time to nut up and get on board with the changes that are happening around you.

I, truly, must give, Ms. Michael a round of applause. Technically, this book was spot on about the autism spectrum. It can be difficult to write about a topic if you do not have firsthand knowledge. For me, Katy is very reminiscent to Asperger (high functioning) patients I have worked with. Congratulations!

“Autism in not an illness. Autism is how the brain functions. I am different, but I am not less.”
-Ryan McGuire, spreads awareness through TikTok with his sister, Brittney @tacobellqween




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Antichrist by Amo Jones–Blog Tour

ANTICHRIST by Amo Jones

Release Date: April 6th

My Review

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Blurb:

Meraki Mallory lived two lives. The one that everyone thought she did, and the one she worked hard to hide. She burned with her demons instead of running from them, but when Niko Davis rode back into town with a bag full of secrets, she knew she would need to start hiding them instead. Niko knew her inside and out, and if he saw even a smidge of her soul, he would see that she was no longer the girl he left behind…

When the president of the New York chapter of the Seven Knights MC dies, he passes the gavel down to Niko… but unknown to anyone else, that’s not the only thing he left him.

Niko fights for what’s his, and he’s only ever claimed one person in his life—Meraki. So when he rips away the walls she built around herself with his bare teeth, the secrets that she has so fiercely hidden away all of these years suddenly bleed onto the four unmarked graves laid out in front of his steel-cap boots…

It started with a bond that destroyed everyone around them…

…it ends with blood.

*this is a DARK ROMANCE. Please check triggers if you think you may need to.

**Antichrist is not a retelling of Hunchback of Notre Dame, there are slight nods here and there toward the original tale.

About the Author:

Amo Jones is a USA Today & Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author, totally winging this author thing (she’s probably doing it all wrong). She likes cake, loves wine, and her religion is magic (Slytherin). She’s a profound work-a-holic, but when she’s not writing, you can find her chilling with her kids & Husband at the nearest beach, with a cocktail in her hand.

New Zealand is not a state of Australia and rugby is the best sport ever played.

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The Potter by Kristy Marie–Release Day

 🌺🌺🌺🌺 𝔸𝕧𝕒𝕚𝕝𝕒𝕓𝕝𝕖 𝕠𝕨 🌺🌺🌺🌺

𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗣𝗼𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗿, 𝗮𝗻 𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗻𝗲𝘄, 𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗮𝗺𝘆, 𝗴𝗿𝘂𝗺𝗽𝘆 𝘀𝘂𝗻𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗲, 𝗿𝗼𝗺𝗱𝗿𝗮𝗺𝗲𝗱𝘆 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗮𝗹𝗼𝗻𝗲, 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗯𝗲𝘀𝘁𝘀𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝘂𝘁𝗵𝗼𝗿, 𝗞𝗿𝗶𝘀𝘁𝘆 𝗠𝗮𝗿𝗶𝗲, 𝗶𝘀 𝗟𝗜𝗩𝗘 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗙𝗥𝗘𝗘 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝗞𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗹𝗲 𝗨𝗻𝗹𝗶𝗺𝗶𝘁𝗲𝗱! 🌺

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𝕊𝕚𝕘𝕟𝕖𝕕 𝕒𝕡𝕖𝕣𝕓𝕒𝕔𝕜𝕤→ 

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𝔸𝕦𝕕𝕚𝕓𝕝𝕖→ 

Coming Soon!

𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐨𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫 𝐢𝐬 𝐦𝐲 𝐭𝐨𝐩 𝐟𝐚𝐯𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐝 𝐨𝐟 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐 𝐬𝐨 𝐟𝐚𝐫!” –𝐀𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫, 𝐆𝐨𝐨𝐝𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐬 𝐑𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐞𝐰𝐞𝐫

𝐖𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐨𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫:

🌺 Patient/ Doctor/ Office Relationship

🌺 Broody/ Damaged/ A-Hole Hero

🌺 Small Age Gap 

🌺 Grumpy/ Sunshine Dynamic

🌺 Hot Plastic Surgeon/ Snarky Southern Belle

🌺 Hilarious Banter

🌺 Sexy Side Characters (A trio of brothers who are also plastic surgeons. Yes, please!)

🌺 All the emotion your heart can handle 

𝔹𝕝𝕦𝕣𝕓:

A brilliant surgeon. 

A master sculptor. 

The media touted Dr. Potter as a savior dressed in a crisp suit. 

I think he’s a vicious madman of jerk-sized proportions. 

But fate is a wicked tease. 

Only Dr. Potter can give me what I need.

A fresh start. 

A new identity. 

But he refused, leaving me to take matters into my own hands by accepting a job as his partner’s new secretary.

Dr. Potter can’t turn down my case forever.

Or at least I thought. 

Until I found him on the office floor. 

Broken. 

Angry. 

With a venomous warning… One I failed to heed.

𝔸𝕕𝕕 𝕋𝕙𝕖 𝕠𝕥𝕥𝕖𝕣 𝕠𝕟 𝔾𝕠𝕠𝕕𝕣𝕖𝕒𝕕𝕤: https://geni.us/UtA4DiG

 

𝔸𝕦𝕥𝕙𝕠𝕣 𝕃𝕚𝕟𝕜𝕤:

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Say You Swear by Meagan Brandy–New Release

Say You SwearSay You Swear by Meagan Brandy
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

My first love of Meagan Brandy’s was the Boys of Brayshaw series. Loved, seriously loved, read it twice and audio booked it once. So, when I say I loved Meagan and her boys, it was immense, however, my still beating, fluttery heart had not seen the likes of Noah Riley…yet. Hands down, my favorite book boyfriend ever. Swoony, dreamy, cavity-inducing man who can throw down when he needs to is mine! Ms. Brandy, you can stop writing now, as there could be no H better than him (I challenge you) 😉🥰.

Now, there are so many amazing things about this book, besides the panty-dropping, sweet hero, that I do not know where to start without giving anything away. There is immense love, family, and friendships that exude from the pages. I need more of these secondary characters and would love to have their stories just to experience this group again. The backing of love and support is beautiful to see because unfortunately, this doesn’t happen very often.

Say You Swear is a slow burn that is full of angst and will leave your heart shredded and mind blown with all the emotions and feels. I cried, y’all, I cried without even realizing it. Just when I thought I might have an idea as to where the story would go, it did not. So please, I implore you to sit back and enjoy the ride Meagan will take you on. The emotional hangover is real, and I want to feel it all over again! Buddy read anyone??

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Crazy For This Girl by Hazel Grace–Review

We all know Hazel for her dark, emotional, and lethal romances, but, hello world, Ms. Grace has just shown another side of herself and it’s a good one.

Crazy For This Girl is an uber emotional, contemporary romance of two best friends, Cal, and Laynee.  Cal and Laynee meet at her cabin’s lake house one summer and the rest is history. Through letters, calls, and visits to the lake, their friendship continues to grow and it’s a beautiful one until it isn’t. Here is where Hazel’s tortuous mind takes over and she has found a new way to torment us, with a different repertoire of words, evoking a new skill set of emotions, and feelings.

While there were MANY times throughout this book that I found myself cursing at these characters (both primary and secondary), felt like pounding my head against a wall, or downright facepalming, I also fell in love.

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Despite being claimed by another reader (Dee😉), I also need to stake my claim to him. Cal is a beautiful soul, who has bravely withstood a lot. He has burrowed his way deep inside, forever leaving me with a piece of him. He is an understanding and sweet soul who has metamorphosed into the biggest a-hole with a chip on each of his shoulders. Despite all this, I fell in love with Cal.

Laynee is this vessel full of love, freely giving it away to anyone that she holds near and dear. Are things easy for this sailor swearing, bullheaded, and quick-witted girl? Nope, not even close, but this is Laynee, she’s tough when she needs to be and feisty.

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CTFG is chock full of amazing characters with a prodigious storyline and plotline. Be prepared to swoon, laugh, cry, and get mad.

RELEASE DAY: February 8, 20222