Monthly Wrap-Up: May 2016

Life has been super hectic lately with my job and raising a baby. I feel like I’m super behind on updating my posts. However, I have still been able to read a lot and write my reviews so I just need to remember that even though I feel overwhelmed I really am not behind. (other than my monthly updates lol)
Books Read: 
To Seduce a SEAL by
To Seduce a Seal by Sara Jane Stone
Never Tear Us Apart (Never Tear Us Apart, #1) by
Never Tear Us Apart by Monica Murphy
Never Let You Go (Never Tear Us Apart, #2) by
Never Let You Go by Monica Murphy
Wish (Indigo Ballet Series #1) by
Wish by Grier Cooper
HOPE: Indigo Ballet Series, book #2 by
Hope by Grier Cooper
How to Manage a Marquess (Spinster House #2) by
How to Manage a Marquess by Sally MacKenzie
The Rule Book2
The Rule Book by Jennifer Blackwood
The Misbehaved Cover
The Misbehaved by Jessica Jayne
LiesDarkness
Lies in the Darkness by Amanda J. Clay
His Undercover Princess by
His Undercover Princess by Avery Flynn
Sleeping With the Opposition (Bad Boy Bosses, #3) by
Sleeping With the Opposition by J.K. Coi
Good Girl by Lauren Layne
FlyingBlind
Flying Blind by Caroline A. Gill
Show Me, Sir by
Show Me, Sir by Sonni De Soto
Deep Dark by Laura Griffin
Owned by Cari Quinn and Taryn Elliott
The Wedding Wager by
The Wedding Wager by Barbara DeLeo
 One Last Kiss by
One Last Kiss by Ally Broadfield
Touched by Love (Love in Bloom: The Remingtons) by
Touched by Love by Melissa Foster
Closer To Sin by
Closer to Sin by Elizabeth Squire
Reviews Written:
Best Friends With The Billionaire by Coleen Kwan
Sleeping With the Opposition by J.K. Coi
Flying Blind by Caroline A. Gill
One Last Kiss by Ally Broadfield
Reading Challenge Updates:
You can see my sign up post here.
2016 Choose Your Genre Challenge:
Paranormal
3. Flying Blind by Caroline A. Gill
3/6 books
 
Mystery
2.
1/12 books
 
New Adult Romance
9.
8/25 books
 
2016 Blogger Shame Challenge
1.
0/25 books
 
2016 Pervy Girl Challenge
2/12 books
 
2016 New to You Challenge
58. To Seduce a Seal by Sara Jane Stone (new to me author)
59. Wish by Grier Cooper (new to me author)
60. How to Manage a Marquess by Sally MacKenzie (new to me author)
61. The Misbehaved by Jessica Jayne (new to me author)
62. Lies in the Darkness by Amanda J. Clay (new to me author)
63. His Undercover Princess by Avery Flynn (new to me author)
64. Sleeping With the Opposition by J.K. Coi (new to me author)
65. Show Me, Sir by Sonni De Soto (new to me author)
66. Deep Dark by Laura Griffin (new to me author)
67. Owned by Cari Quinn and Taryn Elliott (new to me author duo)
68. The Wedding Wager by Barbara DeLeo (new to me author)
69. One Last Kiss by Ally Broadfield (new to me author)
70. Closer to Sin by Elizabeth Squire (new to me author)
70/100 books
 
2016 Pages Read Challenge
May: 5,548 pages
Total so far: 23,534/52,000 pages
 
2016 You Read How Many Books? Challenge
76. To Seduce a Seal by Sara Jane Stone
77. Never Tear Us Apart by Monica Murphy
78. Wish by Grier Cooper
79. Hope by Grier Cooper
80. Never Let You Go by Monica Murphy
81. How to Manage a Marquess by Sally MacKenzie
82. The Rule Book by Jennifer Blackwood
83. The Misbehaved by Jessica Jayne
84. Lies in the Darkness by Amanda J. Clay
85. His Undercover Princess by Avery Flynn
86. Sleeping With the Opposition by J.K. Coi
87. Good Girl by Lauren Layne
88. Flying Blind by Caroline A. Gill
89. Show Me, Sir by Sonni De Soto
90. Deep Dark by Laura Griffin
91. Owned by Cari Quinn and Taryn Elliott
92. The Wedding Wager by Barbara DeLeo
93. One Last Kiss by Ally Broadfield
94. Touched by Love by Melissa Foster
95. Closer to Sin by Elizabeth Squire
95/200 books
 
12 Months Classics Challenge
January: A Classic You’ve Always Wanted to Read.
February: A Classic You’ve Dreaded Reading.
March: A Classic You’ve Been Recommended.
April: A Classic You’ve Seen The Movie/Mini Series/TV Show.
May: An American Classic
0/12 books
 
2016 Hard Core Re-Reading Challenge
1.
0/25 books
 
Mount TBR Reading Challenge
3.
2/48 books
 
2016 Bad Boys of Romance Challenge
13. To Seduce a Seal by Sara Jane Stone
14. His Undercover Princess by Avery Flynn
15. Sleeping With the Opposition by J.K. Coi
15/15 books
 
The Series That Never Ends 2016 Challenge
2.
1/10 books
 
2016 Literary Pickers Challenge
0/50 items
 
2016 Alphabet Soup Challenge
M: Magnificent Bastard by Lili Valente
21/26 books

2016 Banned Books Challenge
1.
0/6 books

2016 Audiobooks Challenge
2.
1/10 audiobooks

Weekly Book Recap #49

It's Monday! What Are You Reading

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly meme now hosted by Book Date.

What I Posted: 
Monthly Wrap-Up: April 2016

What I Read: 

To Seduce a SEAL by
To Seduce a Seal by Sara Jane Stone
Never Tear Us Apart (Never Tear Us Apart, #1) by
Never Tear Us Apart by Monica Murphy
Never Let You Go (Never Tear Us Apart, #2) by
Never Let You Go by Monica Murphy
Wish (Indigo Ballet Series #1) by
Wish by Grier Cooper
HOPE: Indigo Ballet Series, book #2 by
Hope by Grier Cooper
How to Manage a Marquess (Spinster House #2) by
How to Manage a Marquess by Sally MacKenzie
The Rule Book2
The Rule Book by Jennifer Blackwood

Currently Reading:
The Misbehaved by Jessica Jayne
Up Next: 
Sleeping with the Opposition by J.K. Coi

Monthly Wrap-Up: April 2016

Books Read: 
The Bad Boy’s Seduction by Lili Valente and Jessie Evans
Explicit by Roxy Sloane
Love Me Never by Sarah Wolf
Hannah’s Story by Terra Kelly
Trial by Fire by Chris Cannon
Taken by Jessa Fox
Romancing the Nerd by Leah Rae Miller
The Bad Boy’s Redemption by Lili Valente and Jessie Evans
Her Secret, His Surprise by Paula Altenburg
Sidelined by Kendra C. Highley
How I Ruined My Life by T.L. Bainter
Didn’t I Warn You by Amber Bardan
Omen Operation by Taylor Brooke
The One That Got Away by A.J. Pine
Annabella’s Oblivion by V.F. Mason
Jane’s Surrender by V.F. Mason
12 Hours in Paradise by Kathryn Berla
Let Me by Cecy Robson
Scar Tissue by M.C. Domovitch
paper dolls
Paper Dolls by Hannah Peach
Scandal: The Complete Series by Alison Foster
crazy
Crazy Stupid Love by Melissa Toppen
Magnificent Bastard Ebook Cover
Magnificent Bastard by Lili Valente
After We Fall by Marquita Valentine
Shameless by Lex Martin
playing for keeps
Playing for Keeps by J.C. Grant
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Playing for Love by J.C. Grant
behind my mask
Behind My Mask by Holland Kohl
best friends
Best Friends With the Billionaire by Colleen Kwan
The Society by
The Society by Jodi Andrefski
Reviews Written:
Reading Challenge Updates:
You can see my sign up post here.
2016 Choose Your Genre Challenge:
Paranormal
3.
2/6 books
 
Mystery
2.
1/12 books
 
New Adult Romance
7. Crazy Stupid Love by Melissa Toppen
8. Paper Dolls by Hanna Peach
8/25 books
 
2016 Blogger Shame Challenge
1.
0/25 books
 
2016 Pervy Girl Challenge
Dirty Talking: Explicit by Roxy Sloane
2/12 books
 
2016 New to You Challenge
38. Explicit by Roxy Sloane (new to me author)
39. Love Me Never by Sara Wolf (new to me author)
40. Hannah’s Story by Terra Kelly (new to me author)
41. Trial by Fire by Chris Cannon (new to me author)
42. Taken by Jessa Fox (new to me author)
43. Romancing the Nerd by Leah Rae Miller (new to me author)
44.Her Secret, His Surprise by Paula Altenburg (new to me author)
45. Sidelined by Kendra C. Highley (new to me author)
46. How I Ruined My Life by T.L. Bainter (new to me author)
47. Didn’t I Warn You by Amber Bardan (new to me author)
48. Omen Operation by Taylor Brooke (new to me author)
49. 12 Hours in Paradise by Kathryn Berla (new to me author)
50. Scar Tissue by M.C. Domovitch (new to me author)
51. Paper Dolls by Hanna Peach (new to me author)
52. Scandal: The Complete Series by Alison Foster (new to me author)
53. After We Fall by Marquita Valentine (new to me author)
54. Playing for Keeps by J.C. Grant (new to me author)
55. Behind My Mask by Holland Kohl (new to me author)
56. The Society by Jodie Andrefski (new to me author)
57. Let Me by Cecy Robson (new to me author)
57/75 books
 
2016 Pages Read Challenge
April: 7,587 pages
Total so far: 17,986/52,000 pages
 
2016 You Read How Many Books? Challenge
46. The Bad Boy’s Seduction by Lili Valente and Jessie Evans
47. Explicit by Roxy Sloane
48. Love Me Never by Sara Wolf
49. Hannah’s Story by Terra Kelly
50. Trial by Fire by Chris Cannon
51. Taken by Jessa Fox
52. Romancing the Nerd by Leah Rae Miller
53. The Bad Boy’s Redemption by Lili Valente and Jessie Evans
54. Her Secret, His Surprise by Paula Altenburg
55. Sidelined by Kendra C. Highley
56. How I Ruined My Life by T.L. Bainter
57. Didn’t I Warn You by Amber Bardan
58. Omen Operation by Taylor Brooke
59. The One That Got Away by A.J. Pine
60. 12 Hours in Paradise by Kathryn Berla
61. Scar Tissue by M.C. Domovitch
62. Crazy Stupid Love by Melissa Toppen
63. Paper Dolls by Hanna Peach
64. Let Me by Cecy Robson
65. Annabella’s Oblivion by V.F. Mason
66. Jane’s Surrender by V.F. Mason
67. Scandal: The Complete Series by Alison Foster
68. Magnificent Bastard by Lili Valente
69. After We Fall by Marquita Valentine
70. Shameless by Lex Martin
71. Playing for Keeps by J.C. Grant
72. Playing for Love by J.C. Grant
73. Behind My Mask by Holland Kohl
74. Best Friends With the Billionaire by Coleen Kwan
75. The Society by Jodie Andrefski
63/100 books
 
12 Months Classics Challenge
January: A Classic You’ve Always Wanted to Read.
February: A Classic You’ve Dreaded Reading.
March: A Classic You’ve Been Recommended.
April: A Classic You’ve Seen The Movie/Mini Series/TV Show.
0/12 books
 
2016 Hard Core Re-Reading Challenge
1.
0/25 books
 
Mount TBR Reading Challenge
3.
2/48 books
 
2016 Bad Boys of Romance Challenge
10. The Bad Boy’s Seduction by Lili Valente and Jessie Evans
11. Explicit by Roxy Sloane
12. The Bad Boy’s Redemption by Lili Valente and Jessie Evans
13. Crazy Stupid Love by Melissa Toppen
13/15 books
 
The Series That Never Ends 2016 Challenge
2.
1/10 books
 
2016 Literary Pickers Challenge
0/50 items
 
2016 Alphabet Soup Challenge
E-Explicit by Roxy Sloane
M- Magnificent Bastard by Lili Valente
21/26 books

2016 Banned Books Challenge
1.
0/6 books

2016 Audiobooks Challenge
2.
1/10 audiobooks

Weekly Book Recap #47

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly meme now hosted by Book Date.

What I Posted: 
Paper Dolls by Hanna Peach #Release Blitz #Review
Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon Update Post

Scandal: The Complete Series by Alison Foster #Review

What I Read: 

The One That Got Away by A.J. Pine
 
Let Me by Cecy Robson
Annabella’s Oblivion by V.F. Mason
Jane’s Surrender by V.F. Mason
Scar Tissue by M.C. Domovitch
Crazy Stupid Love by Melissa Toppen
paper dolls
Paper Dolls by Hanna Peach
Scandal: The Complete Series by Alison Foster
Magnificent Bastard Ebook Cover
Magnificent Bastard by Lili Valente

Currently Reading:

 
Shameless by Lex Martin

Up Next: 

 
After We Fall by Marquita Valentine

Weekly Book Recap #46

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly meme now hosted by Book Date.
Be Sure to check out the Spring Fling Giveaway Hop for lots of great giveaways! I’m giving away a $5 Amazon Gift Card!
What I Posted: 
What I Read: 
Sidelined by Kendra C. Highley
Her Secret, His Surprise by Paula Altenburg
How I Ruined My Life by T.L. Bainter
Didn’t I Warn You? by Amber Bardan
Omen Operation by Taylor Brooke
Currently Reading:
The One That Got Away by A.J. Pine
Up Next: 
Crazy Stupid Love by Melissa Toppen

Spring Fling Giveaway Hop

Spring has sprung and love is in the air! We’re sharing our favorite romantic reads! There’s a giveaway at every blog so visit them all and see what reads have us all in a swoon this month.
 
Favorite Romantic Reads of 2016Harley by Michelle Jo Quinn
By The Rules by Elisabeth Staab
The Forbidden Duke by Darcy Burke
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Weekly Book Recap #45

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly meme now hosted by Book Date.

What I Posted: 
What I Read: 
Love Me Never by Sara Wolf
Hannah’s Story by Terra Kelly
Trial by Fire by Chris Cannon
Romancing the Nerd by Leah Rae Miller
Taken by Jessa Fox
The Bad Boy’s Redemption by Lili Valente and Jessie Evans

Currently Reading:

Sidelined by Kendra C. Highley
Her Secret, His Surprise by Paula Altenburg

Up Next: 

Resist by Missy Johnson

Weekly Book Recap #44

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly meme now hosted by Book Date.
What I Posted: 
What I Read: 

Never Stop Falling by Ashley Drew
Flying Away by Caroline Gill
Promise by Dani Wyatt
The Forbidden Duke by Darcy Burke
Undefeated by Claudia Burgoa
 
The Bad Boy’s Seduction by Lili Valente and Jessie Evans
Explicit by Roxy Sloane

 

Currently Reading:

Love Me Never by Sara Wolf
Hannah’s Story by Terra Kelly
Up Next: 
Trial by Fire by Chris Cannon

Monthly Wrap-Up: March 2016

Books Read: 
Love in the City by Zoe York
Second Chances by Emma Nichols
One More Shameless Night by Lili Valente
 
Snowfall and Secrets by Kierra Quinn
Us by Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy
Brazilian Revenge by Carmen Falcone
 
Wife for the Weekend by Ophelia London
Freeing Destiny by Faith Andrews
 
Just a Number by Fifi Flowers

Talon by Sybil Bartel
Unexpectedly Yours by Colleen Kwan
Beneath the Vine by Lillian Bryant
Tie Me Down Tight by Cathryn Fox
Loving the Odds by Stefanie London
An Unforgivable Love Story by B.L. Berry
 
Romancing the Ranger by Jennie Marts
The Bad Boy’s Temptation by Lili Valente and Jessie Evans
What Once Was Perfect by Zoe York (Audio)
 
Yes, Please by Willow Summers
Beauty and the Bull Rider by Victoria Vane
Her One True Love by Rachel Brimble
Cuff Me by Lauren Layne
 
Never Stop Falling by Ashley Drew
 
Flying Away by Caroline Gill
Promise by Dani Wyatt
 
The Forbidden Duke by Darcy Burke
 
Undefeated by Claudia Burgoa
Reviews Written:
Reading Challenge Updates:
You can see my sign up post here.
2016 Choose Your Genre Challenge:
Paranormal
2. Flying Away by Caroline Gill
2/6 books
 
Mystery
2.
1/12 books
 
New Adult Romance
6. Never Stop Falling by Ashley Drew
6/25 books
 
2016 Blogger Shame Challenge
1.
0/25 books
 
2016 Pervy Girl Challenge
1/12 books
 
2016 New to You Challenge
14. Second Chances by Emma Nichols (new to me author)
15. One More Shameless Night by Lili Valente (new to me author)
16. Snowfall and Secrets by Kierra Quinn (new to me author)
17. Us by Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy (new to me author duo)
18. Brazilian Revenge by Carmen Falcone (new to me author)
19. Wife for the Weekend by Ophelia London (new to me author)
20. Freeing Destiny by Faith Andrews (new to me author)
21. Just a Number by Fifi Flowers (new to me author)
22. Talon by Sybil Bartel (new to me author)
23. Unexpectedly Yours by Colleen Kwan (new to me author)
24. Beneath the Vine by Lillian Bryant (new to me author)
25. Tie Me Down Tight by Cathryn Fox (new to me author)
26. Loving the Odds by Stefanie London (new to me author)
27. An Unforgivable Love Story by B.L. Berry (new to me author)
28. Romancing the Ranger by Jennie Marts (new to me author)
29. The Bad Boy’s Temptation by Lili Valente and Jessie Evans (new to me author duo)
30. Yes, Please by Willow Summers (new to me author)
31. Beauty and the Bull Rider by Victoria Vane (new to me author)
32. Her One True Love by Rachel Brimble (new to me author)
33. Never Stop Falling by Ashley Drew (new to me author)
34. Flying Away by Caroline Gill (new to me author)
35. Promise by Dani Wyatt (new to me author)
36. The Forbidden Duke by Darcy Burke (new to me author)
37. Undefeated by Claudia Burgoa (new to me author)
37/75 books
 
2016 Pages Read Challenge
March: 5,639 pages
Total so far: 10,399/52,000 pages
 
2016 You Read How Many Books? Challenge
19. Love in the City by Zoe York
20. Second Chances by Emma Nichols
21. One More Shameless Night by Lili Valente
22. Snowfall and Secrets by Kierra Quinn
23. Us by Sarina Bowen and Elle Kennedy
24. Brazilian Revenge by Carmen Falcone
25. Wife for the Weekend by Ophelia London
26. Freeing Destiny by Faith Andrews
27. Just a Number by Fifi Flowers
28. Talon by Sybil Bartel
29. Unexpectedly Yours by Colleen Kwan
30. Beneath the Vine by Lillian Bryant
31. Tie Me Down Tight by Cathryn Fox
32. Loving the Odds by Stefanie London
33. An Unforgivable Love Story by B.L. Berry
34. Romancing the Ranger by Jennie Marts
35. The Bad Boy’s Temptation by Lili Valente and Jessie Evans
36. What Once Was Perfect by Zoe York
37. Yes, Please by Willow Summers
38. Beauty and the Bull Rider by Victoria Vane
39. Her One True Love by Rachel Brimble
40. Cuff Me by Lauren Layne
41. Never Stop Falling by Ashley Drew
42. Flying Away by Caroline Gill
43. Promise by Dani Wyatt
44. The Forbidden Duke by Darcy Burke
45. Undefeated by Claudia Burgoa
45/100 books
 
12 Months Classics Challenge
January: A Classic You’ve Always Wanted to Read.
February: A Classic You’ve Dreaded Reading.
March: A Classic You’ve Been Recommended.
0/12 books
 
2016 Hard Core Re-Reading Challenge
1.
0/25 books
 
Mount TBR Reading Challenge
2. What Once Was Perfect by Zoe York
2/48 books
 
2016 Bad Boys of Romance Challenge
6. Talon by Sybil Bartel
7. The Bad Boy’s Temptation by Lili Valente and Jessie Evans
8. Cuff Me by Lauren Layne
9. Promise by Dani Wyatt
9/15 books
 
The Series That Never Ends 2016 Challenge
1. What Once Was Perfect by Zoe York (Wardham #1)
1/10 books
 
2016 Literary Pickers Challenge
Older/Younger (5+ years age difference): Love in the City by Zoe York
Hand/Purse Mirror: Second Chances by Emma Nichols loc 152 of 2934
0/50 items
 
2016 Alphabet Soup Challenge
F-Freeing Destiny by Faith Andrews
J- Just a Number by Fifi Flowers
N- Never Stop Falling by Ashley Drew
O- One More Shameless Night by Lili Valente
P- Promise by Dani Wyatt
R- Romancing the Ranger by Jennie Marts
U- Unexpectedly Yours by Colleen Kwan
W- Wife for the Weekend by Ophelia London
19/26 books

2016 Banned Books Challenge
1.
0/6 books

2016 Audiobooks Challenge
1. What Once Was Perfect by Zoe York
1/10 audiobooks

Weekly Book Recap #43

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly meme now hosted by Book Date.
What I Posted: 
 
Romancing the Ranger by Jennie Marts

Yes, Please by Willow Summers
Beauty and the Bull Rider by Victoria Vane
What Once Was Perfect by Zoe York (Audio Book)
Her One True Love by Rachel Brimble
Cuff Me by Lauren Layne
Currently Reading:
Explicit by Roxy Sloan
Up Next:
Never Stop Falling by Ashley Drew