Submission (Submission #1) by C.D. Reiss

3-stars
Overall Rating: 3 Stars
Title: Submission
Author: C.D. Reiss
Series: Submission #1
Format: Audiobook purchased from Audible

Synopsis:
Jonathan Drazen. Gorgeous. Charming. Smart. Rich.
All the ingredients for a few nights of mind-blowing pleasure are right there. He’s made it perfectly clear he can’t love me, and I’m not out to fall in love either.
But I can’t stay away from him. He’s got this bossy way about him in bed. The word “Sir,” falls from my lips, and when he tells me to get on my knees…well, my knees have a mind of their own.
I got this. I can be his slave for a few nights and walk away unscathed.
We get in. Get it on. Get the hell out. Done.
He knows the line between love and lust. It’s right between my legs.
Now, let’s see if that line blurs for me.

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Review

This was the first CD Reiss book that I didn’t love.

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My Top 5 Favorite Male & Female Romance Audiobook Narrators (and My Favorite Books they Read)

As you may or may not know, I’m an obsessive reader of audiobooks. A decent percentage of the books I read are on audio, and a lot of times, even if I read a physical or eBook and enjoy it, I’ll likely purchase it on audio as well.

I’ve always loved having people read to me, but I totally get that it isn’t for everyone.

I’m a really good multitasker, so listening to audiobooks actually makes me more productive and as long as I’m not reading, writing, or talking while listening to an audiobook, I get sh*t done a lot faster when I’m listening to a book.

If it wasn’t for audiobooks, I wouldn’t have read as many books as I have (200 last year! 150 the year before!). I don’t have a lot of down time to sit and read a book without feeling guilty, but with audio, I can still get what I need to get done while also getting some reading done.

In my many years of listening to audiobooks, I’ve come to love certain narrators and even will purchase audiobooks based on the narrator first, then the author/synopsis second.

I’ve become a huge fangirl of these narrators.

Of course, all of these narrators are popular in the romance genre because, obviously, that’s my main love.

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Reading Recs: Favorite Forbidden Romances

Forbidden Romances are one of my all-time favorite tropes. I don’t know what the “official” definition of a Forbidden Romance is (or if there even is one – I’m too lazy to look it up), but I consider any book in which the main character’s love interest is someone that he or she should not be involved with for any given reason.

The books I’m listing below are a few of my favorites in this category. They’re filled with the longing, intensity, and excitement you’d expect from forbidden love stories.

The genres run the gamut: contemporary romance, fantasy, dark romance, paranormal romance… everything from age gaps to body guards to dueling mystical creatures to supernatural interspecies to teachers and students to religion … it’s quite the mix!

So, without further ado…

My All Time Favorite Forbidden Romance Stories

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Prince Charming by CD Reiss

5-stars
Overall Rating: 5 Stars
Title: Prince Charming
Author: CD Reiss
Format: Audiobook purchased from Audible

Synopsis:
Keaton Bridge is exactly the kind of guy a straight-arrow like Cassie doesn’t need.

For one thing, he’s a criminal—and she fights crime for a living. And being criminally handsome isn’t helping her say no, either. Everything about him screams trouble, from his British accent to his mysterious past.

And Cassie doesn’t do trouble.

Keaton’s got his own trouble. He’s trying to go legit, and an FBI agent hanging around is the last thing that will help his credibility. All it took was one night of passion to sear her into his skin. Now he can’t imagine living happily ever after without her.

All they have to do is walk away.

But neither of them ever walks away from danger.

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Review

All three CD Reiss books I’ve read so far have been so satisfying and this one was no different.

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Coming Soon: Mini-Reviews {August 2018}

You guys… I’ve been the WORST blogger this past week. August is an insane month around here. School just started for my girls and literally EVERYONE but me has a birthday in August at my house: my husband and both of my girls have birthdays this month!

Anyway, please accept my apologies for not being very present here or in your comments section. I’m dying at how many great blog posts I’ve likely missed by you!

Anyway…

Here are the reviews that are coming up over the next few weeks + their mini-reviews!

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White Knight (American Royalty #3) by CD Reiss *New Fav Author & Book*

5-stars
Overall Rating: 5 Stars
Title: White Knight
Author: CD Reiss
Series: American Royalty #3
Format: eBook purchased from Amazon

Synopsis:
Catherine Barrington is a rich girl. Chris Cartwright is a poor boy.
He left her to make something of himself. A man she could be proud of. A man she could bring home to her parents. A man she could marry.
On the trading floor he became the man he knew he could be. Now, it’s time to return.
Rich girl.
Poor boy.
She didn’t care about his money, but he didn’t believe her. Soon after he left, all the money was gone.
Her life is hell.
Now he’s back, and he’s different. Pristine. Gorgeous. Rich.
Rich boy.
Poor girl.
Money was never the barrier, until now.
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White Knight is a standalone in the same world as King of Code, with it’s own beginning, middle, and end. You don’t need to read anything else to read White Knight.

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Review

I loved King of Code… I’m obsessed with White Knight.

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Favorite Reads from June 2018

Guys… I’m on vacation this week and it’s a glorious thing.

Is there anything better than a Sunday before the week of your vacation?

I’m not really doing anything exciting aside from staying at home with the kiddos (it’s supposed to rain all week, so beach trips will be limited), but that’s just fine with me.

Anyway, this month was a bit of a drag for me, however I still read some great books.

Here are all of my favorites.

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Book Haul: June 2018

Does anyone else get super tired when it rains?

My reading chair is right next to a window and I’m having a hard time keeping my eyes open!

::yawwwwwn::

So, before I fall asleep, let’s see what books I hauled this month.


Here are the books I hauled this month

 

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King of Code by CD Reiss *New Favorite Author Alert*

5-stars
Overall Rating: 5 Stars
Title: King of Code
Author: CD Reiss
Format: Audiobook purchased from Audible

Synopsis:
Taylor Harden is a tech hero on the edge of fame and untold wealth, until a hacker freezes his company and holds it hostage.

Harper doesn’t want much from Taylor.

All he has to do to get his company back is teach her how to please a man. Step by step, and for every step she’ll unlock a piece of his system.

Kissing unlocks a partition.

Touching unlocks another.

Using your mouth to…

How far is this crazy woman going to go?

They hate each other. They can’t keep away from each other. They’re decoding each other with every step, until all Harper’s secrets are revealed, and Taylor risks losing his heart as well as his company.

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Review

Why have I waited so long to read a book by CD Reiss… Particularly this book?

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