Monday, December 16, 2013

MUST READS: THE MASSEUSE and THE DRAGON [G.O.N.Y. - Double Dragon Book Series #1 & #2] By Violette Dubrinsky

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Looking for a well-written, must-read series, filled with romance, drama, several intense story-lines and an explosive interracial relationship dynamic?

Well, head on over to Amazon and download the 'G.O.N.Y. - DOUBLE DRAGON' series, by awesome author Violette Dubrinsky.

You will not be disappointed.

Ramsey and Jez's story, has so many interesting and unexpected twists and turns, you will not be able to put the books down, once you start.

Violette Dubrinsky weaves a breathtaking tale of revenge, deceit, love, passion, family rifts and redemption. 

Below, check out additional deets, about the two books in the series.

THE MASSEUSE Synopsis - Via Amazon:

When Jezebel Carter agreed to a spa session to appease her sickly sister, she expects one thing and one thing only: to leave tension-free. It’s a spa, after all. Instead, she leaves with memories of a gorgeous man with talented fingers, who probably doesn't work at the spa and is a possible pervert.

Ramsey Stone is no pervert. He's a licensed masseuse, and he wants more than one session with Jezebel. For a man who prides himself on his control, even he admits he's smitten with the beautiful, but headstrong financial executive. He's determined to have her, and before long,

Ramsey succeeds on his personal quest to make Jezebel his. There's just one problem: Ramsey harbors a secret that could tear Jezebel from his arms and upturn their lives.

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THE DRAGON Synopsis - Via Amazon:

Never tickle a sleeping dragon…

Past events have changed Ramsey Stone. In place of the warm, loving masseuse now stands a ruthless man with one pressing goal: revenge. No matter the cost, Ramsey will have his vengeance.

Jezebel Carter has come to the realization that the man she knew and loved doesn’t exist. Heartbroken and angry, Jezebel is forced to give up everything she holds dear because of Ramsey Stone, and even that may not be enough.

As Ramsey pursues his vengeance, Jezebel becomes a target. Can Ramsey put his quest for vengeance on hold long enough to realize that Jezebel needs him?

Book of the Month: [December 2013] - HALF of a YELLOW SUN By Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Chimanmanda Ngozi Adichie, is a popular, bestselling author. Her novels are riveting stories, full of richly developed characters, that will pull you in and transform your notion of family dynamics, tragic events, struggles, life-changing circumstances, redemption and triumph.

To date, I've only read Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel, 'Purple Hibiscus'. It's a story that will stay with you, well after you've read it. Be sure to check that out as well.

I look forward to delving into 'Half of a Yellow Sun'.  As always...

Happy Reading!


 Via Amazon:
With effortless grace, celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie illuminates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra's impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in southeastern Nigeria during the late 1960s. We experience this tumultuous decade alongside five unforgettable characters: Ugwu, a thirteen-year-old houseboy who works for Odenigbo, a university professor full of revolutionary zeal; Olanna, the professor’s beautiful young mistress who has abandoned her life in Lagos for a dusty town and her lover’s charm; and Richard, a shy young Englishman infatuated with Olanna’s willful twin sister Kainene. Half of a Yellow Sun is a tremendously evocative novel of the promise, hope, and disappointment of the Biafran war.

Via The New Yorker:
Based loosely on political events in nineteen-sixties Nigeria, this novel focusses on two wealthy Igbo sisters, Olanna and Kainene, who drift apart as the newly independent nation struggles to remain unified. Olanna falls for an imperious academic whose political convictions mask his personal weaknesses; meanwhile, Kainene becomes involved with a shy, studious British expat. After a series of massacres targeting the Igbo people, the carefully genteel world of the two couples disintegrates. Adichie indicts the outside world for its indifference and probes the arrogance and ignorance that perpetuated the conflict. Yet this is no polemic. The characters and landscape are vividly painted, and details are often used to heartbreaking effect: soldiers, waiting to be armed, clutch sticks carved into the shape of rifles; an Igbo mother, in flight from a massacre, carries her daughter's severed head, the hair lovingly braided. Copyright © 2006 Click here to subscribe to The New Yorker

Thursday, December 5, 2013

New Reads: THE TRAINING By Tara Sue Me [The Submissive Trilogy #3]

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The third and final novel in the popular 'Submissive Trilogy' by Tara Sue Me, titled 'The Training', is now available.

Book three was published October 2013.

Continue the blazing and complicated romance between Nathaniel West and Abigail King.

Be sure to pick up book one, [The Submissive] and book two, [The Dominant] in the series, if you haven't done so. Quite interesting and explosive reads.


 Via Amazon.Com:
Now, in the enticing conclusion to New York Times bestselling author Tara Sue Me’s Submissive Trilogy, the submissive and her dominant explore just how long they can make the pleasure last…

It started with a hidden desire. Millionaire CEO Nathaniel West has always played by his own strict set of rules, ones he expects everyone to follow—especially the women he’s dominated in his bedroom.

But his newest lover is breaking down all his boundaries and rewriting his rule book. Abby King never imagined that she would capture the heart of Nathaniel West, one of New York City’s most eligible bachelors—and its most desirable dominant.

What began as a weekend arrangement of pleasure has become a passionate romance with a man who knows every inch of her body and her soul – yet remains an enigmatic lover.

Though he is tender and caring, his painful past remains a wall between them. Abby knows the only way to truly earn his trust is to submit to him fully and let go of all of her lingering inhibitions.

Because to lead Nathaniel on a path to greater intimacy, she must first let him deeper into her world than anyone has ever gone before…