Wandering About: Vouliagmeni and Athens, October 13th – 17th 2017

On the 13th we made our way to Athens by ferry, and wow, what a bad trip. Super windy and bumpy and it was definitly not an easy crossing. Vouliagmeni is like the French Riviera of the place, so a lot of beaches and so resorts and so on. We stayed at the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso, and while I enjoyed it, it had a few issues. I didn’t do much for these days, but check out some pics.

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Cover Reveal: The Other Brother by Meghan Quinn

Check out this amazing cover for THE OTHER BROTHER by Meghan Quinn!

THE OTHER BROTHER
NA Romantic Comedy
Model: David Harris

I got the call. The dreaded call every child fears. My dad wasn’t well, and the man who had always been my everything needed me.

There was only one thing to do; pack up and head back to my hometown. I had finally made my dream life in the city with the great job and loving boyfriend. But was there really a choice not to go?

I found a wonderful job, a quaint house to rent, my boyfriend was working on joining me in Binghamton, and my favorite pizza place was only miles away. Life was good.

Until I met my neighbor.

It’s been three years since I’d seen Aaron Walters, and my God is he all kinds of sexy gorgeous. Figures. He was supposed to be my forever, the man I grew old with, but he had different plans. How can a man who ripped my heart apart still trip me up? How can he make me still want him now more than ever?

I’m tempted, I’m drawn toward him, I’m completely and utterly unaware that I’m dating his biological brother.

Now two men own my heart. The question is, which brother will I choose?



About the Author:

Born in New York and raised in Southern California, Meghan has grown into a sassy, peanut butter eating, blonde haired swearing, animal hoarding lady. She is known to bust out and dance if “It’s Raining Men” starts beating through the air and heaven forbid you get a margarita in her, protect your legs because they may be humped.

Once she started commuting for an hour and twenty minutes every day to work for three years, she began to have conversations play in her head, real life, deep male voices and dainty lady coos kind of conversations. Perturbed and confused, she decided to either see a therapist about the hot and steamy voices running through her head or start writing them down. She decided to go with the cheaper option and started writing… enter her first novel, Caught Looking.

Now you can find the spicy, most definitely on the border of lunacy, kind of crazy lady residing in Colorado with the love of her life and her five, furry four legged children, hiking a trail or hiding behind shelves at grocery stores, wondering what kind of lube the nervous stranger will bring home to his wife. Oh and she loves a good boob squeeze!

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WWW Wednesday: October 18th 2017

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WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @Taking On A World Of Words, where you have to answer these questions:

What are you currently reading?
What did you recently finish reading?
What do you think you’ll read next?


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I just started A Little too Late by Staci Hart.


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This week I finished NSFW by Piper Lawson, Maverick by Karina Halle and Hard Wood by Lauren Blakely.


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Next I’ll probably read Sincerely, Carter by Whitney G.

Slap Shot (Kelly Jamieson)

My name’s Max Hall, and I need to f***. As a pro hockey player who’s been away from the game for over a year, my libido has picked one hell of an an inconvenient time to come roaring back to life.

After my wife died from a rare form of cancer, sex was the last thing on my mind. Same with hockey, the other love of my life. Now, after fifteen months of eating too much, drinking too much, and generally just feeling sorry for myself, I’m facing a steep uphill battle to get my ass in shape and play my way back onto the Chicago Aces.

So I’m not looking for a relationship. Just sex. Yeah, I know how that makes me sound. But the truth is, I’ll never love another woman the way I loved my wife. When I meet a sexy bridesmaid at my teammate’s wedding, I decide to scratch that itch. A fling with Kendra Armstrong in her posh hotel room could be just what the trainer ordered.

Not only is Kendra smokin’ hot, she’s dynamite in bed — one of the perks of being a sex toy designer. Since she lives in New York anyway, we agree to keep things casual, no strings attached. The arrangement is perfect . . . until one of us falls in love. And it’s not me.


I’ve read a few books of this series so far, but this one was my favorite so far, for sure. It’s so so good! This series is overall fantastic.

Slap Shot is unique compared to the other books in this series, given that unlike the other ones, this is told on the first person. I’m a huge fan of first person romance books, so YAY. Also, to add to the amazing and different things, this book is also told in single POV, through the man’s point of view! Which is another thing I LOVE in romances. First person, male only POV… YES! And to top it all off, the writing is amazing, and funny, and deep, and I was a fan from the first page.

The characters are also fantastic. We had already seen Hallsy in the other books, and I’m so happy he got his own story because he deserved it. He’s such a strong guy, and even though he’s a bit clueless at times, he’s still an amazing and loving person. Kendra is just the sweetest and fierce.

I absolutely loved the plot. This type of romance is not easy, because the author needs to find a perfect balance between showing how right the new romance is, without making the past relationship any less, and I think Kelly did an amazing job here. The connection between Kendra and Max is palpable, but I really liked how it developed slowly, from a physical thing to a lot lot more. And the chemistry?! Explosive!!!

Also, I loved the cameos from another of Jamieson’s series, eheh. So good.

I loved this book, and now I can’t wait to see what else Kelly Jamieson brings us. So far, I’ve loved all her books, but this one was off the charts. So yeah, if you haven’t started this series yet, get on it.

NSFW (Piper Lawson)

Being bad never felt so good…

The office is full of rules. Everything is off-limits. Making a charity calendar of the sexy guys on your floor? Not allowed. Shrinking your boss’ underwear when he sends it for dry-cleaning? Can’t do that either.

But those things keep the natural balance. See, Avery Banks, our resident rising star, is a shark. The tall, blond, and gorgeous kind with zero patience and even less forgiveness.

Good thing I’m the Mae West of executive assistants. I live to put grown men in their place.

He wasn’t supposed to find out…

Now he’s made it his personal vendetta to screw me the way I screwed him. I’m at his beck and call, 24/7, for every humiliating, meaningless request.

Until we stumble on a new game. One we both want to play. One we both need to win.

And once we start…I’m not sure Avery wants to replace me.

I’m not sure I want him to.

All I want is more of this. The fire under the ice. What happens behind closed doors.

It’s twisted, and so damn hot. But he’s my boss. And with the company coming off a scandal even I couldn’t engineer? What we’re doing is strictly NSFW.

Lucky for me, Avery and I have one thing in common…

We both suck at following the rules.


Have you guys read Play, from Piper Lawson? This book is sort of a sequel, and it features 2 characters from that book. Once again, the writing is great, and NSFW is told through Charlie’s POV, and I loved her sassy and smartass voice. The girl sure is fun.

I really liked the main characters. Like I said, Charlie was a lot of fun, I liked that she was a bit lost, but she still had a very strong character and personality. And Avery was a bit of the same, he had to grow up very fast, so he was missing some major things in his life, which made his pairing with Charlie kind of perfect.

Their chemistry was off the charts, and I really liked how the author worked the enemies to lovers trope. These two were always bickering, but it was so clear that they were perfect for each other.

There’s a lot of character growth during this book, and I really appreciated that.

I have to say that I felt like the beginning of the book was way too fast, as in, there was so much going on and I was utterly lost, and I had read Play. But after I got my bearings, everything made sense and I really enjoyed the pacing of this novel.

Overall, a very funny and heartfelt romance. I highly recommend it.

Bourbon Sins (Meghan Quinn)

On the streets of New Orleans, sins are committed every night.

My name is Jett Colby and I save tarnished souls.

In the downtown, under the glittery lights of Bourbon Street, I found her in cheap lingerie, flaunting her body for callous men and money.

From the lace of her cheap lingerie, to her garter belt, I knew she had to be saved.
She had to be mine.

Broke and destitute with no way of out, she had no choice but to come to me and into my club.

She had no other choice but to become a Jett Girl.

But see, that’s the thing about this city; you might think that under the dazzling lights and illusion of salvation, she’s the one that needed saving.

When the glitter fades and the dirt is washed away, the one worth saving just might be me.


Guys, I’m a huge fan of Meghan Quinn. I’ve loved all the books I read from her, so even though a was a bit weary of this blurb, I still gave it a shot. It was also an absolute surprise, because I wasn’t quite expecting to receive this book to review. But let’s move on…

So, kudos to Meghan Quinn, because her writing is awesome as usual. Erotica is not usually an easy genre to insert comedy into, and Meghan did that, and she did it well. I have to say though, that given that this was a reedition of the book, I didn’t expect to find some incongruences in the verbal tenses, and I did. It bugged me a bit to be honest.

No matter how good of a writer Meghan Quinn is, the story and the theme just weren’t my thing at all. The whole plot of a rich guy saving a poor girl, taking her out of the streets and so on, I could be on board with. But the whole club, strip, and sex thing was too much. Jett takes Goldie to his club, no one can touch her there, the conditions are amazing, she has everything she needs, but she has to submit to a guy she never saw… she has to sign a contract and agree to have sex with him exclusively. Yeah, I could have gone without that part.

My other issue was that I didn’t like the characters. I’m gonna say that Goldie was very hard for me to get. First of all, I couldn’t pinpoint her age, and that drove me crazy. It’s mentioned that she’s been working at the strip club for 9 years, since she lost her parents to Katrina. It’s never mentioned that she started there before she was 18, so I’m gonna assume that by the time this book takes place, she’s already 27 years old. However, she sounds so much younger… I would have put her voice at around 22/23 yo, and that’s just a bit messed up. This is supposed to be a super self sufficient woman, but I never felt like that. I also get that she’s a super sexual person, no issue with that, but the narrative is a bit too much on this issue… she gets turned on by EVERYTHING! EVERYTHING!!!! Sheets, clothes, any guy, or girl, or just random wood. It’s too much. Especially once she forms a bond with Jett, because then these things become a bit weird and creepy.

For instance, she knows Kade and Jett are friends, however she still teases Kade every chance she gets, even though she LIKES Jett, and she KNOWS how Kade feels. It was just wrong.

Jett, well, I get his past, I do, but again, things don’t add up in terms of timeline and gravity of the events. And I get his need for control, but not in the way it’s done in this book. What he does to get Goldie to agree to go to his club, is despicable, and I hated that this was never discussed in this book.

The romance didn’t work for me either, because these 2 hardly know each other, and he’s obsessed, and she’s doing whatever he wants… I didn’t feel it.

There are some good scenes in this book, I liked some of the scenes between Jett and Goldie, and they do have chemistry, and their sexy times are super well done. But still, that was not enough to actually do this book for me. And while I’m curious about the remaining books in this series, I’m not sure that will be enough to make me want to read them.

Wandering About: Mykonos, October 11th and 12th 2017

It’s official, I love Mykonos. Yesterday we did nothing except staying on the beach… yeah, tough day. Today, me and my mom went to the island of Delos, an ancient city from a few centuries BC, that housed around 30.000 ppl at some point. Today, it’s an UNESCO site, and it’s not inhabited. Gorgeous though. The boat ride there and back? Not so great. The sea wasn’t cooperating today, ad it was a very rough journey.