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VBB Weekly – 08.11.2014

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CoHo takes over VBB

Tonight! Tonight! Tonight!!!! Colleen Hoover is taking over the VBB Facebook page from 8:00 to 9:00 pm CST! Make sure you are online and ready for the fun. I’ve no clue what to expect other than I know there will be giveaways… mayhem… and more giveaways 🙂 Also, there’s a challenge going on for the takeover… it’s called Who’s your favorite #HooverHottie??? Are you #TeamWill #TeamHolder #TeamDaniel #TeamRidge or #TeamMiles?! Put together a teaser pic for your favorite #HooverHottie and when we ask for your teaser during the takeover, have it ready to go. You can pick any book, any quote of choice. We’ll randomly pick a winner for a signed paperback at the end of the takeover!


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Exclusive video interview and news from Jennifer L. Armentrout

In case you missed it this morning, I have an interview with bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout. We talk about Opposition and upcoming releases as well as some big news related to a new project coming soon!

Watch the interview ✦

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15K likes celebration giveaway

Last week I was so excited to reach the 15,000 Facebook likes milestone and I can’t tell you how grateful I am for each and every one of you. I work tirelessly on the blog because I love reading and interacting with you each day and your support means the world to me! To celebrate, I’ve got a 5-day giveaway happening and it all starts tomorrow! So make sure to check in on Facebook or on this page every day to see what’s spotlighted! And again… THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

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I met Deborah Harkness, ya’ll!!!

This past Saturday I had the chance to meet one of my very favorite authors, Deborah Harkness. She wrote the All Souls Trilogy, my favorite paranormal romance series (although I should note that there’s so much more than PNR… there is history and science in there too). She most recently released the #1 NYT bestseller, The Book of Life, which is the series finale. She was an amazing speaker and I can’t tell you how excited I was to meet her and chat with her. If you haven’t read these books, I highly recommend them!

✦ Read my USA Today special | Visit the series page ✦

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New Releases

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Releasing This Week

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Elicit (#4 Eagle Elite) by Rachel Van Dyken – This is Tex’s story… an intense, darker look at everything he struggles through as he comes to a decision on his future and the woman he loves. Reading Order: Elite | Elect | Entice (99¢) | Elicit
Drops of Rain (#1, Hale Brothers) by Kathryn Andrews – An emotional story about two people who found each other at a time where they were both trying to escape their own kind of turmoil and grief.
Dust to Dust (#9, EIT) by Karina Halle – The final book in the NA paranormal romance, Experiment in Terror. Click here for the full reading order of the series.
The House We Grew Up In by Lisa Jewell – This is a standalone fiction of which I’ve heard really great things. From the blurb: “The gripping story of a family’s desire to restore long-forgotten peace and to unearth the many secrets hidden within the nooks and crannies of home.”
captured coverCaptured by Jasinda and Jack Wilder – An emotionally intense follow-up to Wounded, written in a way that draws every emotion from the story’s reader. This is Derek and Reagan’s story. Captured can be read as a standalone although the story features characters from Wounded. Reading Order: Wounded (99¢) | Captured; Read my review.
IslaHappilyEverAfterSmallIsla and the Happily Ever After (#3, Anna and the French Kiss) by Stephanie Perkins – The long-awaited final book in this YA romance series is all Josh and Isla. It’s a wonderfully uplifting, enjoyable, effervescent story about first love and happily ever afters. Each book can be read as a standalone. Stay tuned for a special feature coming Friday! Reading Order: Anna & the French Kiss | Lola & the Boy Next Door | Isla & the Happily Ever After
dangerous boys coverDangerous Boys by Abigail Haas – From the blurb: Three teens venture into the abandoned Monroe estate one night; hours later, only two emerge from the burning wreckage. I’m reading this right now and really enjoying it! It’s a mature YA/NA mystery/thriller that is keeping me completely captivated.
Hard Knox (#1, Outsider’s Chronicles) by Nicole Williams –From Nicole’s blog post: “HARD KNOX is a New Adult/Contemporary Romance, and the first in a series entitled The Outsider Chronicles which will highlight other outsider-type heroes and the heroines who manage to turn their world around, upside down, or just plain hurl it into another galaxy!”
Seven for a Secret by Rumer Haven – This is a historical romantic suspense novel that takes place in a residential hotel in the year 2000….and in 1927.  Kate’s new apartment is haunted, and she must discover what her ghost had to do with two mysterious deaths back in the Roaring Twenties. This is a standalone novel.
dark skye coverBetween the Spark and the Burn by April Genevieve Tucholke – The conclusion to Between the Devil and The Deep Blue Sea, this gothic thriller romance with shades of Stephen King and Daphne du Maurier is a must-read for fans of Beautiful Creatures and Anna Dressed in Blood. Reading Order: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue SeaBetween the Spark and the Burn
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Must Read of the Week

This week packed way too much goodness to just recommend just one must read, so I’ve got my three top picks from last week’s major release week!

Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover – An emotional journey fraught with desire, angst and secrets that consume. A story about feeling too much and too deeply that you don’t feel at all. Bold and beautifully written, this is a different side of Colleen Hoover … one you won’t soon forget.➜ Read my review

Opposition by Jennifer L. Armentrout –  Daemon and Katy are back with an electrifying conclusion to one of my favorite paranormal series. Witty, action-packed and irresistibly sexy, this finale does not disappoint.➜ Read my review
Lead Me Not by A. Meredith Walters – Intense, heartbreaking and emotionally charged. This is a raw and poignant look at addiction and a riveting story about finding love when you need it the most.➜ Read my review
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