Mark Your Calendars #5

Saving Grace by Kristin Proby

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Release Date: November 30, 2015

Sparks fly like snowflakes when a klutzy but gorgeous novice crosses skis with a hot resort owner in this tempting tie-in to New York Timesbestselling author Kristen Proby’s popular Love Under the Big Sky series!

Grace Douglas is on a practice run for her friend Cara Donovan’s bachelorette party ski weekend in Aspen. The problem is, despite living in rugged and picturesque Cunningham Falls, Montana, Grace is the clumsiest person ever born. To prepare for the trip, she is taking lessons at a local ski resort. She just prays that they have an ambulance on standby.

Sexy hotelier Jacob Berkley is ready to play ski instructor, but he quickly discovers that the best place on the mountain for Grace is in the lodge with a hot toddy. Her sense of humor and easy laugh quickly pull him in, and soon he’s determined to help her get off the bunny slope for a fun vacation with her friends. He just didn’t expect their steamy chemistry to trigger an avalanche of desire straight to his heart.

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Mark Your Calendars #4

How to Fall by Rebecca Brooks

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Release Date: November 16, 2015

Synopsis:

One week of adventure might just lead to love…

Julia Evans has always put others ahead of herself–her high school math students, her troubled best friend, and her ex. But with New Year’s approaching, she buys a round trip ticket to Brazil. For one week, she can put her needs first. She can meet a stranger in the hotel pool at midnight and dance all night on the beach.

Screenwriter Blake Williams has to keep moving before Oz’s latest scandal catches up to him. But the dark-haired beauty with a backpack and an adventurous streak is messing with his plans. He can’t seem to walk away from her. But secrets have a way of coming out, and when the week is up, Julia and Blake will have to decide if they’re jumping into the biggest adventure of all or playing it safe.

Mark Your Calendars #3

This Raging Light by Estelle Laure

I can’t wait to read debut novel by Estelle Laure. The plot sounds like it’s going to be thought-provoking but also cute at the same time. The adorable cover helps too.

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Release Date: December 22, 2015

Synopsis:

Can the best thing happen at the worst time?

Her dad went crazy. Her mom left town. She has bills to pay and a little sister to look after. Now is not the time for level-headed seventeen-year-old Lucille to fall in love. But love—messy, inconvenient love—is what she’s about to experience when she falls for Digby Jones, her best friend’s brother.

Mark Your Calendars #2

The Sister Pact by Stacie Ramey

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Release Date: November 3, 2015

Synopsis:

Allie is devastated when her older sister commits suicide – and not just because she misses her. Allie feels betrayed. The two made a pact that they’d always be together, in life, and in death, but Leah broke her promise and Allie needs to know why.

Her parents hover. Her friends try to support her. And Nick, sweet Nick, keeps calling and flirting. Their sympathy only intensifies her grief.

But the more she clings to Leah, the more secretes surface. Allie’s not sure which is more distressing: discovering the truth behind her sister’s death or facing her new reality without her.

*Synopsis and cover image are credited to Goodreads

Mark Your Calendars #1

With the start of a new blogging platform, today will be the unveiling of a new (hopefully weekly) series on It’s a Booksession called “Mark Your Calendars”. The premise is simple. This series will highlight a new book release within a few weeks or months of the post. There isn’t really a rhyme or reason for choosing these books, except that I would like to read them, eventually, and to expose you to these new books.

So, for the inaugural post, I will be showcasing an author that I love and have raved about in the past.

The Syndicate by Sophie Davis

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Release Date: November 10, 2015

Synopsis:

In a future where time travel has been outlawed, a black market exists for anyone with the money, connections, and nerve to request items from days past…

As a Runner for one of the underground syndicates that now controls the timewaves, Stassi 2446-89 has seen it all: the fall of Rome, the rise of Hitler, the end of democracy, the establishment of time tourism, and the devastating consequences of it. Stassi’s job is to seamlessly slip through the past, in search of items of value to the syndicate’s clientele.

Stassi’s next assignment takes her to Paris in the 1920’s, in search of a lost manuscript by one of the twentieth century’s greatest writers. She and her partner, Gaige, are swept up in the City of Light during the height of fashion and culture—as alluring a locale as they’ve ever visited. But a seedier side of life lurks beneath the glamorous façade, and the pair quickly discovers that this run is more dangerous than any of their previous missions. Stassi and Gaige must ultimately decide how far they’re willing to go to ensure the future as they know it.