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Friday, January 4, 2013

My 2012 Favorite Books of the Year...

Young Adult

Laugh Out Loud Funny / Great Characters

1)  Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally                Description 
     (movie rights optioned)
2)  Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins   Description
Drama, Romance & Swoon Worthy Boys

1)  The Vincent Boys (#1) by Abbi Glines        Description    

2)  The Vincent Brothers (#2)  by Abbi Glines   Description

Books that kick you in the heart and punch you in the brain...but you still love them anyway

1)  Hopeless by Colleen Hoover                    Description 
2)  The Fault in Our Stars by John Green      Description    
      (movie rights optioned)

3)  The Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay      Description    

Books that have ALL OF THE ABOVE

1)  Slammed (#1) by Colleen Hoover              Description    

2)  Point of Retreat (#2) by Colleen Hoover    Description    
      (both movie rights optioned)

New Adult (College Aged Characters/More Mature Content)

Drama, Romance & Swoon Worthy Boys

1) Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire    Description
    (movie rights optioned)

2) The Sea Breeze Series by Abbi Glines    
            #1 - Breathe                   Description
            #2 - Because of Low      Description
            #3 - While it Lasts          Description
            #4 - Just for Now           Description

Adult Series (R Rated)

Chocolate Lovers Series by Tara Sivec

#1 - Seduction and Snacks     Description
#2 - Futures and Frostings     Description
#3 - Troubles and Treats        Description 

This series is not for the faint of heart but they could quite possibly be the funniest books you’ll ever read. They are crude, rude, and at times, over the top, but if you don’t mind all that, you are in for a TREAT! I love these books.

The Dark Duet Series by CJ Roberts

#1 - Captive in the Dark       Description
#2 - Seduced in the Dark     Description

To be honest, I don’t even know if I could describe these books correctly. They are ONE. BIG. MIND F*CK!  If you are looking for a book to mess with your head, doubt your morals, and make you squirm with disgust and excitement all at the same time, READ THESE BOOKS! They might not be your cup of tea, you might not even like them in the end, but you can’t deny that they’ve taken you on an emotional roller coaster that you needed to buckle in tight to get through. But BEWARE they are GRAPHIC and give you a horrifying glimpse into the sex trade business.