Society has fallen and all bets are off — twosomes, threesomes, foursomes! Our favorite hardship porn and danger filled post-apocalyptic romances on this week’s podcast. Including books by Megan March, Kit Rocha, Madeline Sheehan & Claire C. Riley, Rebecca Zanetti, and Kate L. Mary
I had no idea what to expect going into this book and I loved the uncertainty of not knowing how the story would end. This one was super dark and I found myself rooting for a monster at points during the book. Definitely check this one out!
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After a party gone wrong and in desperate need of money for the fall semester of college, twenty-year-old Nora Robertson needs to escape her hometown.
She accepts a summer long live-in tutoring job for a handsome man and his little sister at a secluded home deep in the mountains.
There is no running water.
No internet or cell service.
When her tutoring job ends she’s hit with a brutal turn of events … she’s not permitted to leave.
Doing it at: 79%
Catnip: Marines, Smoking Hot Ex-Military Guy, Wounded Warrior, Southern Boys, Small Town Romance, Strong Female Lead, Doggies, Bed and Breakfast, Sexual Healing, PTSD
Shame Scale: Zero
August Cotton shouldn’t be here. When a tragic accident calls him home to Magnolia Springs, this returned Veteran adds his parents to the list of things he’s lost in recent years, right along with his IED detection dog and his left leg. As the sole guardian of his four-year-old sister, August must rely on his Marine training in raising a tiny hellion who’s as stubborn as he is. But the Corps could never prepare him for this. Nor could they prepare him for Olivia Anders, a woman who’ll stop at nothing to get her way.
As owner of Paws for Cause, Olivia is no stranger to the broken men and women who return home from war. She’s no stranger to broken dogs either. In fact, she’s made it her mission to pair the two and enrich both of their lives, but pairing ornery and aloof August Cotton will take some work. The last thing August wants is some pushy southern woman occupying his parents’ bed and breakfast and forcing him to open up about the hell he narrowly escaped, but that’s exactly what Olivia intends.
They complete one another, and yet they can’t stand to be in the same room.
Can Olivia make this hardened Marine feel again and finally show his heart the way back home?
M: This is the first romance about a one-legged hero that Emily actually liked. She’s a total ableist about her book heroes. Plus the sex is way late and I didn’t even mind. That right there tells you that you should check this book out.
C: I feel a fair amount of shame about my able-ism, and what a bad person that makes me at my core, ok? But I really cared zero percent, because August was gorgeous hulk of sulk and scars and repressed sexual tension. Even with only one leg.
The Way Back Home was so good that I didn’t even realize the sex was late until I looked down and saw I was at 71%. Carmen Jenner is a hero.
calls him home to Magnolia Springs, this returned Veteran adds his parents to
the list of things he’s lost in recent years, right along with his IED
detection dog and his left leg. As the sole guardian of his four-year-old
sister, August must rely on his Marine training in raising a tiny hellion who’s
as stubborn as he is. But the Corps could never prepare him for this. Nor could
they prepare him for Olivia Anders, a woman who’ll stop at nothing to get her
broken men and women who return home from war. She’s no stranger to broken dogs
either. In fact, she’s made it her mission to pair the two and enrich both of
their lives, but pairing ornery and aloof August Cotton will take some work.
The last thing August wants is some pushy southern woman occupying his parents’
bed and breakfast and forcing him to open up about the hell he narrowly
escaped, but that’s exactly what Olivia intends.
the same room.
show his heart the way back home?
contain triggers for some readers.
forward with a maddening smirk on his face. “What are you doing?”
because he’s too close, and I can’t think straight with the heady scent of his
sweat and sandalwood soap distracting me. It wasn’t my intention to run my hand
over that sweat, to feel the hard-won muscle beneath, but here I am, petting
him as if he’s my favorite kitty.
ain’t above fightin’ dirty.”
wedging his hips between my thighs. He hooks a finger in the sash and unties my
robe as if he were opening a gift made just for him. I wrap my legs around his
hips to pull him closer, and that’s all the admission he needs. He threads a
hand through my hair and pulls my neck back to expose the tender flesh to his
mouth. I close my eyes and whisper his name as my whole body turns to flame,
starved for the oxygen that only his touch can bring. His hot mouth trails down
my neck, his hands cup my breasts, squeezing, kneading, and I slide a hand
between us, into the waistband of his shorts. I take his hard length in my
hand, stroking him from base to tip. August grunts as he pushes my negligee out
of the way with frenzied hands. His fingers find me bare and exposed with no
A tattoo enthusiast, hardcore makeup addict and zombie fangirl, Carmen lives on the sunny North Coast of New South Wales, Australia, where she spends her time indoors wrangling her two wildling children, a dog named Pikelet, and her very own man-child.
A romantic at heart, Carmen strives to give her characters the HEA they deserve, but not before ruining their lives completely first … because what’s a happily ever after without a little torture?
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This week’s books are all about people who are bad at birth control. Spoiler alert: someone gets knocked up in all of these books. Including romances by Karina Halle, Jay Crownover, Abbi Glines, Claire Kent, and Melody Anne.
Doing it at: 26%
Catnip: What Happens in Vegas, Long Distance Love, Pilot, GI Joe, Dual Narrative, Strong Female Lead, Alpha Hero
Shame Scale: Are you ashamed of watching Top Gun? Then you shouldn’t be ashamed of reading Fly With Me
Fantasy Cast: Henry Cavill, Margot Robbie
What Do We Taste Like: Bourbon
U.S. Air Force fighter pilot Noah Miller—call sign Burn—loves nothing more than flying hard and fast. When he meets a gorgeous and sassy woman while partying in Las Vegas, he immediately locks on to her.
Jordan Callahan owns a thriving clothing boutique, but her love life is far less successful. Her luck changes when six feet, two inches of sexy swagger asks her to dance and turns her world upside down.
One scorching weekend becomes an undeniable chemistry that they can’t leave in Vegas. But the long distance relationship and their different lives threaten to ground their romance. And when the dangers of Noah’s job become all too real, Jordan learns being with a fighter pilot means risking it all for a shot at love…
Hi Guys! Since we started with the podcasting, we haven’t so much been doing the reviewing as much, or at all for that matter. Podcasting actually requires more writing than I originally thought it would. We quickly discovered that if we don’t have some sort of script in place (yes, that is us trying to follow a script and mostly failing) we sound even more like bumbling idiots. BUT, I liked this book so much I felt like it deserved a full write up, after Elle and I have both mentioned it up top in different podcast episodes. So, here’s Fly With Me!
Forbidden romance with your brothers best friend on this week’s episode. With Hot pilots, hot neighbors, and hot bosses from Colleen Hoover, Katy Evans, Kendall Ryan, Kirsty Moseley, and Kelly Elliott.