Blogiversary Blowout: Exclusive TEASER from MADE: A Sempre Novel by JM Darhower + GIVEAWAY!

 

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Today we continue with our blogiversary celebrations with something very, very special! JM Darhower is sharing a wonderful teaser from MADE: A Sempre Novel, which is Corrado’s story and it’s coming out 10/27.

You already know how much we love JM Darhower here on Bookish Temptations, and how awesome a writer she is. Her books have all become Bestsellers and I fell in love with all of them. Everything Jessica writes is a masterpiece.

Corrado is one of my favorite characters in the Sempre Series, and I couldn’t wait to read more about him! To quench my and your thirst, here’s the teaser for you to enjoy 🙂

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Illustrated Temptations: Torture To Her Soul by J. M. Darhower

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Torture To Her Soul (Monster in His Eyes #2) by the awesome J. M. Darhower was released 2 days ago. Like finally! The wait is over! Can I be any more excited?! I am squeeing at the top of my lungs because, oh boy! Was it good? NO! It’s fucking GREAT!!!

I was so glad to be on Naz’s head this time since it was written on his POV.

“Don’t say it unless you mean it…” ~Naz

I so mean it when I say you should pick up this series! I absofuckinglutely recommend this book and if you haven’t read book 1 yet—Monster in His Eyes, this is the right time because it’s a must that you begin with book 1 first.

I don’t have enough words to express how I LOVED Darhower’s style of writing. She’ll take you right in front of the scene like you’re there and not just reading and watching it from a far. I felt it. My emotions were stirred and pulled from the depth of my heart. That moment when you pause from reading but suddenly you’ll remember a scene out of nowhere because you are so drawn to the characters. It was a rollercoaster ride. The twist and turns of event has wrecked me. The heartache is devastating but I’m glad I get to experience. And the epic conclusion about Naz & Karissa’s story is just perfect.

I have always LOVED, LOVED, LOVED J. M. Darhower! And I mean it. I’ve read all her novels, and will read anything that she throws my way. Again, she just prove how great of an author she is.

Check out Elena’s 5 brilliant star rating for this book, but first, let me show you some scenes that will surely make you want to pick up the series now.

It’s dark and twisted; erotic and intense; and most especially not for the faint-hearted.

***You have been warned.*** 

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Elena Reviews: Torture To Her Soul (Monster in His Eyes #2) by JM Darhower

 

 

 

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Don’t say it unless you mean it…

It’s a simple concept, one I’ve said time and again, but something people don’t seem to comprehend. You should choose every syllable carefully, because you never know when somebody will hold you to your word.

Somebody like me.

I’m not a good man. I’m not. I know. I have enough darkness inside of me to rid the world of every stitch of light. But there’s one I could never harm, one light I couldn’t bring myself to snuff out.

Karissa.

She thinks I’m a monster, and maybe I am. I taunt her with my touch, get a thrill out of torturing her soul. But I’m not the only one. The world is full of monsters, and I’m not the most dangerous one out there.

Not even close…

God help me, I love her.

I do.

And God help anyone who tries to take her from me.

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COVER Reveal: TORTURE TO HER SOUL by JM Darhower + TEASER

OMG you guys! I’ve been waiting for this moment forever and I can’t believe it’s here now! I’m so happy to be able to share the COVER of TORTURE TO HER SOUL by JM Darhower, the highly anticipated sequel to Monster in His Eyes. It’s absolutely stunning! And the blurb…*swoon*

We also have an amazing EXCERPT to show you. Have I mentioned how much I love this series? What, I have you say? Ok, ok, I won’t repeat myself 😉
I know you want me to shut up now so you can admire the cover, so here it is!

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Elena’s Picks: Unforgettable Fictional Couples #3

One of the many great things about romance novels is that we fall in love with those couples whose love stories we follow throughout the books. In this and this posts I talked about some of my favorite ones and today I’m sharing more amazing fictional couples with you…

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Katiebird Reviews Monster in His Eyes by J.M. Darhower

Monster in His Eyes by J.M. Darhower

 

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Ignazio Vitale is not a good man.

I suspect it, the first time I see him, sense the air of danger that surrounds the man. He has a way of commanding attention, of taking control, of knowing what I’m thinking before I even do.

It’s alarming and alluring. It’s dark and deadly. It’s everything I’ve ever wanted but the last thing I truly need. Obsession. 

It doesn’t take him long to draw me into his web, charming me into his bed and trapping me in his life, a life I know nothing about until it’s too late. He has secrets, secrets I can’t fathom, secrets that make it so I can’t walk away, no matter how much I beg him to let me go. I see it sometimes in his eyes, a darkness that’s both terrifying and thrilling. He’s a monster, wrapped up in a pretty package, and what I find when I unmask him changes everything.

I want to hate him.

Sometimes, I do.

But it doesn’t stop me from loving him, too.

 

Have you ever wondered if we read each other’s posts and reviews here at BT? You know, take each other’s recommendations, and read something that maybe we wouldn’t have read, like we hope that you all will do? Before I answer that question, I want to say that we don’t all read the same books nor do we always agree on what we love. Case and point: Thoughtless by S.C. Stephens or This Man by Jodi Ellen Malpas. But I’m digressing here….

 

 

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Tell Me Something Tuesday with Elena: What are the books that will always remain on your shelf?

Tell Me Something Tuesday

Tell Me Something Tuesday is a a weekly discussion hosted by Rainy Day Ramblings where we discuss a wide range of topics from books to blogging.

This week’s topic: What are the books that will always remain on your shelf?

I have a loooooong list of favorite books, but there are some of them I know I’ll never part from. Here they are:

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Elena’s Picks: First Encounters… (#2)

Some of the scenes I enjoy the most in books are those ones where the two characters lay eyes on each other or get to talk for the first time. I love seeing their emotions, what goes through their mind when they stare at the other person or try not to do so, sometimes failing miserably. It’s also interesting to see how their relationship progresses, since that very first encounter…

Also, if the first meeting between the characters is well written, the interest of the reader is definitely piqued, and they’ll want to keep reading the story to see how things turn out…

In THIS post I shared with you some of this kind of scenes, taken from books I love. And here are more first encounters that I find absolutely intriguing and beautiful, especially considering what happens next… 😉

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Elena’s Book Crushes: Ignazio Vitale and Aidan Donnelly

Welcome to another post where I share with you my love for my favorite book boyfriends. Sharing is caring, right? 😉 Well, today I’ll talk about two amazing men. Actually “amazing” doesn’t even begin to cover it. They are two characters that are bound to conquer the heart of every reader: Ignazio Vitale from Monster in His Eyes by JM Darhower and Aidan Donnelly from Waiting For You by Heather Huffman

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Elena’s Picks: Say it with a Kiss… (#4)

 

 

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It’s been a while since I last shared some of my favorite kissing scenes in books. Those who have been following my posts know that a kissing scene conveys something to me when it’s well written, when I can feel the chemistry between the characters (you can find my previous posts here: part one, part two, part three). Authors have their own ways of writing them and it’s always interesting to see how every writer approaches a kissing scene.

So here are other kissing scenes that I find absolutely amazing.

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