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message 1: by Gigi, Moderator (new)

Gigi | 833 comments

It's that time of the month again. Once again, I've had a slow reading month. I hope your reading month was better than mine. So, what was your best and worst read this month?


message 2: by Gisela, Moderator (last edited Oct 26, 2014 03:51PM) (new)

Gisela (chicadorlando) | 4022 comments I read quite a bit this month. Yay! My top reads reads were:

5 stars
How to Flirt with a Naked Werewolf (Naked Werewolf, #1) by Molly Harper Winning Ruby Heart by Jennifer Lohmann Silver Lining by Maggie Osborne

4 stars
The Loneliest Alpha (The MacKellen Alphas, #1) by T.A. Grey When Lightning Strikes (Whiskey Creek, #1) by Brenda Novak My Dearest Enemy by Connie Brockway Suddenly You by Lisa Kleypas Play (Stage Dive, #2) by Kylie Scott

Don't touch with a stick: Breeding Cycle (The Kategan Alphas, #1) by T.A. Grey


message 3: by Gigi, Moderator (new)

Gigi | 833 comments Oooh, Silver Lining may need to be moved up


message 4: by Gisela, Moderator (new)

Gisela (chicadorlando) | 4022 comments Definitely Gigi!


message 5: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten  (kmcripn) Not a romance, but it did have a wonderful loving relationship between a man and his dog... best read of the month:

Suspect by Robert Crais
Suspect by Robert Crais

My review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...


message 6: by Gigi, Moderator (new)

Gigi | 833 comments Kirsten, this looks really good


message 7: by Lisa Kay, Moderator (new)

Lisa Kay (lisakayalicemaria) | 20797 comments Some great read, Gisela. Glad you enjoyed Silver Lining. ☺


message 8: by Lisa Kay, Moderator (new)

Lisa Kay (lisakayalicemaria) | 20797 comments Love Rober Crasis, Kirsten. I haven't read him in awhile; I'll have to check that book out. Great review...love that it has a dog. Thanks!


message 9: by Gisela, Moderator (new)

Gisela (chicadorlando) | 4022 comments One more 4.5 stars
Moon Called (Mercy Thompson, #1) by Patricia Briggs


message 10: by Lisa Kay, Moderator (last edited Oct 28, 2014 05:50PM) (new)

Lisa Kay (lisakayalicemaria) | 20797 comments
★★★★★ - all audios, except the first one
Without Words by Ellen O'Connell Duke of Midnight (Maiden Lane, #6) by Elizabeth Hoyt The Witness by Nora Roberts Darling Beast (Maiden Lane, #7) by Elizabeth Hoyt The House on Tradd Street (Tradd Street, #1) by Karen White

★★★★½
He's So Fine (Lucky Harbor, #11) by Jill Shalvis (audio) Tailing a Tabby (A Bookmobile Cat Mystery #2) by Laurie Cass Romancing the Duke (Castles Ever After, #1) by Tessa Dare <--great on audio

★★★★☆
Every Breath You Take by Judith McNaught One Dance with a Duke (Stud Club, #1) by Tessa Dare To Die For (Blair Mallory, #1) by Linda Howard Night Embrace (Dark-Hunter, #2) by Sherrilyn Kenyon Running Wild (The Men from Battle Ridge, #1) by Linda Howard



Amy ~Lover of Books~ | 56 comments 5 star reads:
The Revenge of Seven (Lorien Legacies, #5) by Pittacus Lore Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye (Psychic Eye Mystery, #1) by Victoria Laurie


message 12: by Lisa Kay, Moderator (new)

Lisa Kay (lisakayalicemaria) | 20797 comments Eep! I forgot two. Added them above.


message 13: by Lisa Kay, Moderator (new)

Lisa Kay (lisakayalicemaria) | 20797 comments Amy ~Lover of Books~, Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye (Psychic Eye Mystery, #1) by Victoria Laurie has been on my radar for awhile. Looks like I need to get to it.


message 14: by Lisa Kay, Moderator (new)

Lisa Kay (lisakayalicemaria) | 20797 comments Aw, Jenny! Congrats.


message 15: by ShoSho , Moderator (new)

ShoSho  (shoshost) | 12263 comments Hmm dating or reading?! That's a hard choice ;)


message 16: by Lisa Kay, Moderator (new)

Lisa Kay (lisakayalicemaria) | 20797 comments **chuckles**


message 17: by Lisa Kay, Moderator (new)

Lisa Kay (lisakayalicemaria) | 20797 comments She needs to date a reader. LOL!


message 18: by Gigi, Moderator (new)

Gigi | 833 comments Lol!!


message 19: by Sandra J (new)

Sandra J Weaver (sandraweaver) | 361 comments I really enjoyed Of Shadows and Ash (Maggie's Grove, #3) by Dana Marie Bell , though I'm generally not a fan of creepy and this book was creepy IMO. I also enjoyed The Man Must Marry (Sinclair Brothers, #1) by Janet Chapman .


message 20: by Ezinwanyi (last edited Oct 30, 2014 08:21AM) (new)

Ezinwanyi Chinyere | 744 comments Ezi's favorite reads in October:

★★★★★ Reads

Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger Something Like Autumn (Seasons, #3) by Jay Bell Night Game (GhostWalkers, #3) by Christine Feehan The Backup Boyfriend (The Boyfriend Chronicles, #1) by River Jaymes Sinner, Savior (Brooklyn Sinners, #2) by Avril Ashton

★★★★ reads
Hell & High Water (THIRDS, #1) by Charlie Cochet Jane's Harmony (Jane's Melody, #2) by Ryan Winfield Hidden Away (KGI, #3) by Maya Banks Written in Red (The Others, #1) by Anne Bishop Flat-Out Celeste (Flat-Out Love, #2) by Jessica Park A Sinner Born (Brooklyn Sinners, #3) by Avril Ashton


message 21: by Lisa Kay, Moderator (new)

Lisa Kay (lisakayalicemaria) | 20797 comments Oh, Ezi! Glad you liked Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger and Written in Red (The Others, #1) by Anne Bishop .


message 22: by Ezinwanyi (new)

Ezinwanyi Chinyere | 744 comments Lisa Kay wrote: "Oh, Ezi! Glad you liked Soulless (Parasol Protectorate, #1) by Gail Carriger and Written in Red (The Others, #1) by Anne Bishop."

really really liked both and will continue both on audio!


message 23: by Lisa Kay, Moderator (new)

Lisa Kay (lisakayalicemaria) | 20797 comments I have the audio of Written in Red (The Others, #1) by Anne Bishop , but I went with the hardback, as I was enjoying it more.


message 24: by ✿~Danielle~✿ (last edited Oct 30, 2014 09:05AM) (new)

✿~Danielle~✿ (dmh1) My favourite reads this month

★★★★★
The Understatement of the Year (The Ivy Years, #3) by Sarina Bowen The Will (Magdalene, #1) by Kristen Ashley

★★★★½
Chained by Night (MoonBound Clan Vampire, #2) by Larissa Ione Reaper's Stand (Reapers MC, #4) by Joanna Wylde The Queen's Consorts by Kele Moon

★★★★
Forbidden (Southern Comfort #2) by Lisa Clark O'Neill Black Rook (Cornerstone Run Trilogy, #1) by Kelly Meade The Gamble (Colorado Mountain, #1) by Kristen Ashley Neanderthal Marries Human A Smarter Romance (Knitting in the City, #1.5) by Penny Reid Shattered Bonds (Wicked Play, #7) by Lynda Aicher Sixth Grave on the Edge (Charley Davidson, #6) by Darynda Jones Seventh Grave and No Body (Charley Davidson, #7) by Darynda Jones


message 25: by Lisa Kay, Moderator (new)

Lisa Kay (lisakayalicemaria) | 20797 comments Ohhhhh...several authors I haven't tried yet, ✼Danielle. I'll have to check them out.


message 26: by Gigi, Moderator (new)

Gigi | 833 comments Wow, great books everyone! My poor TBR!


Amy ~Lover of Books~ | 56 comments Lisa Kay wrote: "Amy ~Lover of Books~, Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye (Psychic Eye Mystery, #1) by Victoria Laurie has been on my radar for awhile. Looks like I need to get to it."

Yup! I want to read the author's other series starting with: What's a Ghoul to Do? and see if it is just as good as the other one.


message 28: by Lauren (new)

Lauren (laurenjberman) My favorite books this month:

Shadow of Night (All Souls Trilogy, #2) by Deborah Harkness Then Came You (Animal Magnetism, #5) by Jill Shalvis The Girl On Legare Street (Tradd Street, #2) by Karen White A SEAL's Seduction (Uniformly Hot SEALs, #1) by Tawny Weber


message 29: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten  (kmcripn) My favorite books from October:

Suspect by Robert Crais Festive in Death (In Death, #39) by J.D. Robb A Midsummer Bride (Marriage Mart, #2) by Amanda Forester A Wedding in Springtime (Marriage Mart, #1) by Amanda Forester Fast Track (Buchanan-Renard, #12) by Julie Garwood Wallbanger (Cocktail, #1) by Alice Clayton Heart of Darkness  by Joseph Conrad

Honorable Mentions
Fire and Ice (Buchanan-Renard, #7) by Julie Garwood Concealed in Death (In Death, #38) by J.D. Robb Taken in Death (in Death, #37.5) by J.D. Robb Murder List (Buchanan-Renard #4) by Julie Garwood Heartbreaker (Buchanan-Renard, #1) by Julie Garwood


message 30: by Lisa Kay, Moderator (new)

Lisa Kay (lisakayalicemaria) | 20797 comments Lauren, I'm really looking forward to The Girl On Legare Street (Tradd Street, #2) by Karen White , since #1 was so good.


message 31: by Lisa Kay, Moderator (new)

Lisa Kay (lisakayalicemaria) | 20797 comments Oh, Kristen. You got a lot of Roarke this month. Yum. LOL!


message 32: by Kirsten (new)

Kirsten  (kmcripn) Of course, if I'm not reading the latest, I'm re-listening to an older one. At the moment, I'm listening to Immortal in Death by J.D. Robb .

A day without Roarke is a day without sunshine!


message 33: by Phoenix (Online Elf), Moderator (new)

Phoenix (Online Elf) | 4358 comments LOL!


message 34: by Nichole (new)

Nichole | 512 comments My favorites for October:

★★★★★
Tatiana and Alexander (The Bronze Horseman, #2) by Paullina Simons Blood Politics (Blood Destiny, #4) by Helen Harper

★★★★
Bloodfire (Blood Destiny, #1) by Helen Harper Bloodmagic (Blood Destiny, #2) by Helen Harper Bloodrage (Blood Destiny, #3) by Helen Harper Bloodlust (Blood Destiny #5) by Helen Harper The Winter Long (October Daye, #8) by Seanan McGuire To Beguile a Beast (Legend of the Four Soldiers, #3) by Elizabeth Hoyt


message 35: by Lisa Kay, Moderator (new)

Lisa Kay (lisakayalicemaria) | 20797 comments Oh! I want to read the October Daye series. **sigh** Too many books!


message 36: by Poongothai (new)

Poongothai (poongsa) | 78 comments My favorites for October were
The Sweet Gum Tree by Katherine Allred Logan (Montana Creeds, #1) by Linda Lael Miller I Adored a Lord (The Prince Catchers, #2) by Katharine Ashe Sandstorm (Sigma Force, #1) by James Rollins A Reason to Live (Forrester Brothers, #1) by Maureen McKade Magic Bites (Kate Daniels, #1) by Ilona Andrews The Shining by Stephen King The Girl in Steel-Capped Boots by Loretta Hill Romancing the Duke (Castles Ever After, #1) by Tessa Dare ஒரு மனிதன் ஒரு வீடு ஒரு உலகம் oru manidhan oru vidu oru ulagam  by Jayakanthan


message 37: by Lisa Kay, Moderator (new)

Lisa Kay (lisakayalicemaria) | 20797 comments Nice, Poongothai.


message 38: by Ipshita (new)

Ipshita (miss_romanceaholic) | 397 comments My fabourite reads for October:


★★★★★
A Girl by Any Other Name by M.K. Schiller And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

★★★★
Trapped (Trapped, #1) by Beverley Kendall Utopia of Homosexuality 1 by SangEun Lee Her Sister's Husband  by Kimberley Reeves


message 39: by Lisa Kay, Moderator (new)

Lisa Kay (lisakayalicemaria) | 20797 comments Thanks, Ipshita!


message 40: by Lauren (new)

Lauren (laurenjberman) Lisa Kay wrote: "Lauren, I'm really looking forward to The Girl On Legare Street (Tradd Street, #2) by Karen White, since #1 was so good."

The mystery in the 2nd book is really clever and the romance moves in an interesting direction.


Maggie the Muskoka Library Mouse (mcurry1990) Kelley Armstrong's "The Reckoning."


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