Blogiversary Blowout – Jane Harvey-Berrick Shares what She Loves Most about Nick Andrews and Her Favorite Scenes

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It’s a great pleasure to have Jane Harvey-Berrick celebrate with us today. I am super in love with her novel Lifers.

Now, she’s here to share what she loves most about Nick Andrews from Summer of Seventeen and her favorite scenes.

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Illustrated Temptations: My Beautifully Broken BBFs

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Today I wanted to show you my favorite sexy, stunning and beautifully broken book boyfriends.

They surely have a story to tell and I’m telling you that you should pick them up because they are all so worth it. 😉

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Illustrated Temptations: LIFERS by Jane Harvey-Berrick

I have never read anything from Ms. Jane Harvey-Berrick (I know, I’m such a slack) and so when I received the copy of her newly released stand alone novel–LIFERS, I was so intrigued. I started reading it and guess what, first chapter-I knew I’m hooked! I can’t seem to put it down!

I am totally blown away by the story. Two beautiful and damaged individual who met in a society wherein both struggled to fit in. Torrey Delaney is a feisty, sassy, sexy lady who doesn’t seem to act properly for how a preacher’s daughter is expected to be. I loved her because she always speaks her mind no matter what and she has a big witty mouth. While Jordan Kane, a beautiful, sad, broken ex-con who was treated with disdain by the community… like everything he touched gets poisoned. He was tormented by his past and even his own family loathed the sight of him.

It was a very touching story. I’ve never got to dive into an ex con’s head to see how it felt like living outside after his sentence. So this book was really a great read for me. I was so amazed how the author balanced the angst and the calmness of each scene. The sad moments will make you ugly cry but the banter will make you laugh out loud. It was written in both POVs so you really get to live on both heads of the characters. Okay I won’t tell anymore, check out some of my photo teasers…

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Release Day Blitz – LIFERS by Jane Harvey-Berrick! Interview and Giveaway!!!

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After eight years in prison, twenty-four year old Jordan Kane is the man everyone loves to hate.

Forced to return to his hometown while on parole, Jordan soon learns that this small town hasn’t changed since he was carted off to juvie all those years ago. He is the local pariah, shunned by everyone, including his own parents. But their hatred of him doesn’t even come close to the loathing he feels every time he looks in the mirror.

Working odd jobs for the preacher lady, Jordan bides his time before he can leave this backwards town. But can distance erase the memories that haunt him? Trapped in the prison of his own mind Jordan wonders if the pain of living will ever subside?

Torrey Delaney is new in town and certainly doesn’t behave in a way the locals believe a preacher’s daughter should. Her reputation for casual hook-ups and meaningless sex is the talk of the town. Add that to her budding friendship with the hardened ex-con handyman, and the good Reverend is less than thrilled with her estranged daughter’s path.

As friendship forms, is it possible for two damaged people who are afraid to love take their relationship to the next level? Can Torrey live with Jordan’s demons, and can Jordan break through Torrey’s walls? With the disapproval of a small town weighing heavily on them, will they find their place in the world? Can they struggle against the odds, or will their world be viciously shattered?

Is love a life sentence?

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Stacking The Shelves: 9/22

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Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!

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