Cover Re-Reveal + Giveaway: Study Abroad Series by Jessica Peterson

I’m so excited to share with you the sexy new covers for the STUDY ABROAD series by Jessica Peterson!

Studying Abroad Just Got a Whole Lot Sexier…

Spanish Lessons:  Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo | iBooks
Lessons in Gravity: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo iBooks
Lessons in Letting Go: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo | iBooks

Lessons in Losing It: Amazon Barnes & Noble | Kobo | iBooks

Aren’t those covers just 🔥🔥🔥?!! The first book in this series is FREE ON ALL PLATFORMS so start reading today!

A note about the books: The STUDY ABROAD series is a series of interconnected standalone novels. While it’s fun to read the series in order, you can absolutely read each book as a standalone.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Jessica Peterson began reading romance to escape the decidedly unromantic awkwardness of her teenage years. Having found solace in the likes of Mr. Darcy, Jamie Fraser (OMG love the gingers!), and Edward Cullen, it wasn’t long before she began creating tall, dark and handsome heroes of her own.

She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband, Mr. Peterson, and her smelly Goldendoodle Martha Bean. You can find her on Facebook in her readers’ group, Peterson’s Pupils, on BookBub, and on Twitter.

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Jessica Peterson is giving away a $10 Amazon or iTunes Gift Card and a STUDY ABROAD Prize Pack, which includes all four ebooks in the STUDY ABROAD series!

CLICK HERE FOR RAFFLECOPTER GIVEAWAY!

Hello Forever by Sarina Bowen

❝ In short, we were a tangle of disasters. But there was nobody I’d ever felt so close to.❞

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Title: Hello Forever
Author: Sarina Bowen
Series: Hello Goodbye
Publication Date: July 14, 2017
Publisher: Rennie Road Books 

Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Nobles  

*I received a copy of this book from the author/publisher in exchange for an honest review.* 

Rating: ★★★½

Synopsis via Goodreads: A SINGLE BASKETBALL GAME CHANGES EVERYTHING…

When they were only teenagers, Axel and Caxton were caught making out in the woods at church camp. And afterward, Cax had disappeared from all the youth group activities.

Six years later, Axel is astonished to spot his first love’s face in the crowd of a college basketball game he’s watching on TV—at a school which has just offered him a job. It’s a thousand miles away, in a tiny rural town. But suddenly, he can’t wait to get there.

Cax can’t believe his eyes when Axel appears in the same Massachusetts town where he now lives. And he’s still just as drawn to Axel as ever. But he can’t let himself go there again, because loving Axel will mean giving up everything else he holds dear.

Both men have so much to lose. But as far as their love is concerned, it’s Hello Forever.

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Mini Reviews: Falling For Your Roommate & An Over the Top Romance

MY BEST FRIEND’S EX by MEGHAN QUINN

★★★★


35004715“She doesn’t need to protect her heart from me. She holds mine in her hands, and I’ll never take it back.”

When I first saw the title for Meghan Quinn’s newest release, I was a little on the fence about actually picking it because I’m not a big fan of the “dating my best friend’s ex” trope. It’s honestly just a personal preference because the one’s I’ve read in the past have been over the top and I just couldn’t deal with it. But it’s Meghan Quinn so I was willing to give her the benefit of the doubt and hoped she wouldn’t let me down.

After being evicted from her apartment, Emma Marks is forced to find a new home immediately. When she runs into an old childhood friend and tells him about her troubles, he offers her a place to stay. With no other options in sight, she takes Tucker Jameson up on his offer. But the last thing Emma expected was to start falling for her old childhood friend because he’s more than just a friend: he’s her best friend’s ex.

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Lessons in Losing It by Jessica Peterson

❝ Being with you—it made me fall in love with my life for the first time ever.❞

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Title: Lessons in Losing It
Author: Jessica Peterson
Series: Study Abroad
Publication Date: June 2, 2017
Publisher: Peterson Paperbacks

Links: GoodreadsAmazon | Barnes & Nobles  

*I received a copy of this book from the author/publisher in exchange for an honest review.* 

Rating: ★★★★

Synopsis via Goodreads: Just friends…

That’s all soccer star Fred Ohr wants to be with Rachel Collins, the American student he meets at party in his adopted hometown of Madrid. He’s looking for the real deal—someone who’ll stick around Spain for more than a semester—so he resolves to keep her at arm’s length. Even if she is sexy as hell. Smart. And as crazy about sports as he is.

But friends don’t kiss. They don’t do sleepovers. And they definitely don’t get rug burn from having the best sex ever on the living room carpet.

Fred and Rachel’s connection is instant. Intense. He loves to cook breakfast for her. She loves it when he cooks wearing nothing but his glasses.

Only Rachel’s got a dream internship waiting for her back in the states. And Fred is lining up a contract worth millions to stay in Madrid. They’re playing with fire to keep seeing each other like this. But how can they resist when the sex is so great—really, really freaking great—and the fun they have together is even better?

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Mini Reviews: Forbidden Love, A Nerdy Hero & A Romance With A Twist

GOODBYE PARADISE by SARINA BOWEN

★★★★


34198964“And then he kissed him. Right on the lips. In front of God and everybody.”

When Sarina Bowen first announced that she was republishing two M/M romances she had previously written under another name, I had two reactions: (1) shock, because I never came across these two books when I was first discovered Sarina Bowen, and (2) excitement, because the Him series is my all-time favorite M/M series so of course I knew I was going to be in for a treat when I started Goodbye Paradise.

Despite its name, growing up in a place called Paradise has been anything but for young Joshua Royce. With no connection to the outside world, the only thing getting him through the past few years is his best friend, Caleb Smith. Josh has had a crush on his best friend for as long as he could remember, but never dared to act on his feelings as he feared what might happen if anyone found out.  But when Caleb suspects that Josh may be thrown out from the cult, he must figure out a way to save his best friend before it’s too late.

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Mini Reviews: Dark Romances & Getting Back to New Adult

OUT ON GOOD BEHAVIOR by DAHLIA ADLER

★★★★

25223500“It isn’t just the way she feels, or smells, or tastes; it’s the way she sighs into my mouth, like: finally. Like: you found me. Like: this is everything I dreamed it would be.”

After the second installment in the Radleigh University series was a totally bust, I decided to put my binge-read of this series on hold until I was finally over my disappointment with the second book. I knew the final book was going to be my favorite and I didn’t want to go into it with any type of negative feelings and in the end, my decision to wait paid off because I ended up loving this book as much as I hoped I would.

Francesca Bellisaro is a sweet talker who can charm the pants off of anyone and that includes Samara Kazarian. But Samara is not looking for just a good time, she wants the real thing. Willing to give the monogamy lifestyle a shot, Frankie decides to hang up her old way for 30 days to see where a relationship with Samara could possibly go. But when Samara switches things up, will Frankie let Samara go or will she fight for a relationship she didn’t know she wanted in the first place?

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Infini by Krista & Becca Ritchie

“Circus is family.”- Luka, Infini

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Title: Infini
Author: Krista & Becca Ritchie
Series: Aerial Ethereal
Publication Date: January 31, 2017
Publisher: Self-published

Links: GoodreadsAmazon

*I received an ARC from the author/publisher in exchange for an honest review.*

Rating: ★★★★★

Synopsis via Goodreads: Some love is infinite

“Don’t have a best friend that’s a girl” — this was the advice from my older cousin. I didn’t take it. Because he followed with, “friends don’t f*ck friends. And you’ll want to f*ck her.”

It was terrible advice.

My cousin should’ve told me that being best friends with Baylee Wright — since she was twelve — would be the best and worst decision of my life.

He should have told me to protect her from what was coming.

He should have told me that when a darkness crawled towards us, there’d be no safety net.

Now I’ve signed back on to the same Vegas acrobatic show as Baylee, working together for the first time in years. And she tells me that she’s having trouble in a certain “area” of her life — because of our past.

“You can help me fix it,” she says.

And then she hands me a list.

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Amour Amour by Krista & Becca Ritchie

“This is who I am today. Tomorrow I may be the same. But in years, I’ll be someone else. Someone I may like more. Someone I may like less. And that’s okay. Because I’m still living.”- Thora, Amour Amour

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Title: Amour Amour
Author: Krista & Becca Ritchie
Series: Aerial Ethereal
Publication Date: December 12, 2014
Publisher: Self-published

Links: Goodreads | Barnes & Nobles | Amazon

Rating: ★★★★

Synopsis via Goodreads: Love is a circus.

“Every day,” he says lowly, “I hold a person’s life in my hands. The circus is based one-hundred percent off trust. I give it all to someone, and they give it all to me.”

The best aerial technique won’t land 21-year-old Thora James her dream role in Amour—a sexy new acrobatic show on the Vegas strip. Thora knows she’s out of her element the second she meets Amour’s leading performer. Confident, charming and devilishly captivating, 26-year-old Nikolai Kotova lives up to his nickname as the “God of Russia.”

When Thora unknowingly walks into the crosshairs of Nikolai’s after-show, her audition process begins way too soon. Unprofessional. That’s what Nik calls their “non-existent” relationship. It’s not like Thora can avoid him. For one, they may be partners in the future—acrobatic partners, that is. But getting closer to Nik means diving deeper into sin city and into his dizzying world.

Thora wants to perform with him, but when someone like Nikolai attracts the spotlight wherever he goes—Thora fears that she’s destined to be just background to his spellbinding show.

This sexy and exhilarating New Adult Romance can best be described as Cirque du Soleil meets the steamy, athletic romance of Center Stage.

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Hold My Breath by Ginger Scott

“You’ve made everything clear. You’ve made me feel whole, like something was missing for the last four years, and now that it’s in place, I’m stronger.”- Maddy, Hold My Breath

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Title: Hold My Breath
Author: Ginger Scott
Publication Date: November 18, 2016
Publisher: Self-published

Links: Goodreads | Barnes & Nobles 

*I received an ARC from the author/publisher in exchange for an honest review.*

Rating: ★★★★

Synopsis via Goodreads: Fractions of seconds can do lots of damage. One decision can ruin lives. A blink can be tragic. And loving a Hollister…can hurt like hell.

I would know.

They say the average person can hold their breath under water for two full minutes when pushed to the extremes. Will Hollister has been holding his for years. The oldest of two elite swimming brothers, Will was always a dominant force in the water. But in life, he preferred to let his younger brother Evan be the one to shine.

Evan got the girl, and Will…he got to bury all of the secrets. A brother’s burden, the weight of it all nearly left him to drown.

The daughter of two Olympians, my path was set the day my fingertips first touched water. My future was as crystal clear as the lane I dominated in the pool—swim hard, win big, love a Hollister.

My life with Evan burned bright. He gave me arms to come home to, and a smile that fooled the world into believing everything was perfect. But it was Will who pushed me. Will…who really knew me.

And when all of the pieces fell, it was Will who started to pick them up.

In the end, the only thing that matters are those few precious seconds—and what we decide to do while we still have them in our grasp.

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Lessons in Letting Go by Jessica Peterson

“You’re going home. But I can’t. I won’t. Not unless you’re there. Because you are home. Laura, you’re home to me.”- Rhys, Lessons in Letting Go

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Title: Lessons in Letting Go
Author: Jessica Peterson
Series: Study Abroad
Publication Date: December 12, 2016
Publisher: Peterson Paperbacks

Links: Goodreads | Amazon 

*I received an ARC from the author in exchange for an honest review.*

Rating: ★★★

Synopsis via Goodreads: “Ten minutes ago, I was just an American student studying abroad in Spain.  But now?  Now I’m a professional soccer player’s muse.  His good luck charm…”

Soccer star Rhys Maddox’s recovery from an injury isn’t going well—until one night with a beautiful American and a few terrible pick-up lines changes everything.  With Laura at his side, he plays smarter, runs faster, and fights harder than he ever has on the pitch.  She’s just the good luck charm he needs to turn his flailing career around.

Laura Bennet begins her semester in Madrid with plans to ditch bad habits and worse boyfriends. But when she unexpectedly gets caught up in Rhys’s A-list life, her plans are put on hold.  Who wouldn’t skip class to fly on a private jet with a studly Welsh footballer?  It’s a no brainer, or so she thinks.  Turns out Rhys’s glamorous lifestyle hides an obsession with appearances—an obsession that makes her totally miserable. Determined to take back her happiness, Laura decides to dump Rhys and tackle a “Spain Bucket List” on her own.

But Rhys isn’t letting his good luck charm go without a fight. He’s spent his entire life trying to earn his way into the big leagues, and he’ll do anything to win—even risk his carefully crafted image to help Laura with her bucket list. Will he be able to let go of his ego? Or will he and Laura ultimately let go of each other?

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