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Life has been crazypants lately, but I have had time to read (shocker!) and I’ve found that I have a few addictions.  Coffee, chocolate, silly wedding shows, Glee…  but book series most of all.

Yup, I am truly a sucker for a series and I am author-loyal to boot.  In fact, I have discovered some of my all-time favorite authors because I started a series, and just had to read the next one, and the next one, and so on and so forth and then ended up reading an entire backlist because I loved the author.   I’m looking at you, Pamela Clare, Anya Bast, Jill Shalvis, Roxanne St. Claire, Victoria Dahl, Christie Craig, Marie Force, Susan Mallery, Candace Havens, Susan Andersen, Felicity Heaton, Lily Graison…  Oh, there are too, too many to rattle off, (now I’m sounding like an Oscar speech!)   So, yeah, I think we can safely call it an addiction.

So….  Speaking of my addiction, Marie Force had book release yesterday and it’s wonderful.  Of course, you know me, I’m not one for recapping the story, but it’s the story of seemingly one-sided love until something changes everything.  I don’t remember if I told y’all about the first of the series, but it’s great too- always fun to watch a confirmed bachelor morph into a devoted man- and there’s more to come with this series.  The series is The McCarthy’s of Gansett Island.  The first one, MAID FOR LOVE centers around oldest brother Mac McCarthy and the second, FOOL FOR LOVE centers on youngest child and only daughter, Janey.  There’s another one releasing in July, and it would be pre-ordered if that option were available.

So….  What else have a read lately?  Let’s see… Ah, yes, the always funny Christie Craig.  Each of the three books (see, there’s that addiction again) revolve around one of three girlfriends who meet every Friday night to talk about sex and drink.  Not a bad club for three hot, divorced women.  Of course, since the series starts off with DIVORCED, DESPERATE & DELICIOUS, it’s pretty perfect.  The heroes are nothing to sneeze at either, although I’ll let you see for yourself (we can delve into my love of men in uniform another day).  The other two are DIVORCED, DESPERATE & DATING, and DIVORCED, DESPERATE & DECEIVED.  One thing I have to say, though- these women might call themselves desperate, but none of them would ever be called a shrinking violet.

Surprisingly, that’s all I have for now.  I hope everyone has a fabulous weekend (hopefully complete with Monday off!) and I hope to return sooner than later.