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Magan: The Next Best Thing by Kristan Higgins

The Next Best Thing by Kristan Higgins ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: August 27, 2013 Publisher: Harlequin HQN Pages: 400 Target Audience: Adult Fiction Keywords: loss of a spouse, dating and remarrying, family curses Format Read: ARC from Pub Other Books Reviewed by KH: Somebody to Love Summary: Five years after the death of her […]

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September 1, 2013 - 12:30 am

Melissa - I really loved this book. I could not date my brother in law’s myself, but I did love this book!!

August 28, 2013 - 11:52 am

Alexa Y. - This sounds like a pretty awesome, if slightly fluffy, romance novel! I do adore a good romance novel every now and then to break up my reading, and this one seems like it’s pretty good. I do like the whole little twist to the story, what with her dating and sleeping with the brother (although that would kind of gross me out too).

August 21, 2013 - 10:22 am

Christine @ Oh, Chrys! - I must admit that I am not sure I could get over the whole dating my dead husband’s brother aspect of this book. I would probably give up at the 40% because of the droning backstory as well. It certainly sounds light though!

Estelle: A Fool’s Gold Christmas by Susan Mallery

A Fool’s Gold Christmas by Susan Mallery ( website | tweet ) Part of the Fool’s Gold Series Release Date: September 25, 2012 Publisher: Harlequin Pages: 350 Target audience: Adult Keywords: holidays, small town, Christmas, family drama, dance! Format read: ARC from NetGalley (Thanks!) Summary: The town of Fool’s Gold will not let you forget […]

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December 7, 2012 - 11:48 am

The Big Kids' Table: Holiday Edition - […] Fool’s Gold Christmas by Susan Mallery [ my review ] dancing, cats, two […]

October 9, 2012 - 12:49 pm

Estelle - You can definitely read these out of order. Some of the previous characters pop up but there are so many of them, it doesn’t really make a difference. I think this one might be great to start out with & I love the pocket size of the hardcover!!! SO CUTE.

October 8, 2012 - 7:54 pm

Tara - I am all about Christmas books, especially in October 🙂 Is this a series you can read out of order or should I start with #1?

October 8, 2012 - 10:09 am

Ginger @ GReads! - This series sounds very much like the Lucky Harbor series. I think I may need to give this one a try. Would I be lost if I started with this one? Something about the Christmas aspect really appeals to me right now.

Estelle: Summer Nights by Susan Mallery

Summer Nights by Susan Mallery Part of the Fool’s Gold series. Publication Date: June 26 2012 Publisher: HQN Books Pages: 384 Target audience: Adult Keywords: romance, sex, cowboys, second marriages Format read: ARC from Netgalley! Summary: Bitter from his divorce, Shane is determined to find a quiet, boring woman to marry when he settles back in Fool’s […]

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September 5, 2012 - 9:01 am

Adult Fiction Review: All Summer Long by Susan Mallery - […] I had heard the rumor that All Summer Long sizzled even more than the previous book in the Fool’s Gold series, Summer Nights. […]

August 5, 2012 - 10:47 pm

Melissa - Since July, I am reading All Summer Long right now & I am loving it!!

July 28, 2012 - 4:08 am

Stephanie G - Great review! Summer Nights was a fun story. I loved the dancing on the bar scene at the beginning. Fools Gold is such a great series. Susan is such a great story-teller and I absolutely love all of her books. 🙂

July 26, 2012 - 9:59 am

Tanya - Summer Nights is one of the best books I have read this summer! But then again, I always love Fools Gold. The playlist is awesome I love all tose songs buth what about THE Summer Nights anthem (you know the one from Grease) I know it’s not country but…I think it deserves an honorable mention. I can’t wait for All Summer Long to come out!!!!

July 23, 2012 - 10:42 pm

Estelle - Thx for stopping by Beccie! Your comment made me laugh. I should be starting her next book soon & I’m curious if she uses the same words… we shall see.

July 23, 2012 - 9:31 pm

Beccie Weaver - I’ve found that most romances I read lately all have the same sex scenes. I love Susan’s books so much but yes the scenes tend to sound cut and pasted

July 15, 2012 - 9:48 pm

Melissa - Summer Nights is a great summer read. Annabelle is caring, a great friend, & so sweet! I love that Annabelle wanted to learn how to ride a horse for her fundraiser for her bookmobile. I don’t want to give away anything. I love that there is so many surprises! There is 1 thing that I absolutely love a lot & it has to do with Shane, but I am not going to give it away. Summer Nights is my favorite book in the entire Fool’s Gold series!

July 9, 2012 - 1:22 pm

Dollie - I love the Fool’s Gold series, and your play list is AWESOME! I could totally see Luke Bryan or Jason Aldean holding a concert in Fool’s Gold. Your review of Summer Nights reminded me of how much I loved reading the book! My favorite part of Summer Nights has to be the ever growing farm 🙂

July 7, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Michele - I loved “Summer Nights” and the way Shane and Annabelle connected as friends and he didn’t even realize he was in love with her until she turned his marriage proposal. From cover to cover, this was a great book and for me, her books always end to soon. I can’t wait to read Charlie and Clay’s story in “All Summer Long”. I will be so sad when this trilogy comes to an end and we have to wait until next summer to get our fix again!.

July 6, 2012 - 4:34 pm

Tiffany - I love Susan Mallery’s books. I think this is a great read for those who love romance but want a great story to go along with it. Susan has built up her Fool’s Gold stories by building upon the town and it amazes me how they each stand alone but are perfect as a series too! I’d recommend buying this one and reading it again later.

July 6, 2012 - 7:07 am

Shannon - Fool’s Gold is addicting! Summer Nights was a perfect summer book. It should be on everyone’s must read list! Enjoy!

July 3, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Estelle - J, I think we need a sequel just about Shane.

July 3, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Estelle - S, let me know how you like the playlist! I really tried to capture the feeling in the book. Like utter hotness. ha

July 3, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Estelle - E, yep! The next book in the series is supposed to be even hotter. I got approved for it yesterday… and I’m scared. ha

July 3, 2012 - 5:18 am

VeganYANerds - I don’t read a lot of romance novels but this does sound fun! I like that there was a librarian and that she wasn’t stereotypical. I am wary of the way romance authors tend to overuse descriptions, but if it was only towards the end, I’m sure it’s not too bad!

July 2, 2012 - 5:12 pm

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - YAY FOR THIS PLAYLIST! I always like a good country recommendation, though I only started listening to it fairly recently. And this book sounds like a lot of fun! I’m definitely going to have to give this Fool’s Gold series a try 🙂

July 2, 2012 - 4:25 pm

Sharon @ Fictionally Inclined - A librarian and a cowboy? Yes, please! That pretty much guarantees any book a spot on my TBR list, regardless of plot, haha.

I’m excited to check out the playlist, too! I love listening to country music in the summer, so that will be perfect.

Great review. 🙂

July 2, 2012 - 12:17 pm

elena - Ooh, this book got you blushing? It must be really something then! Romance novels are fun and addicting. I mostly read historical romances but maybe I will branch out one day.

July 2, 2012 - 10:19 am

Jess @ Gone with the Words - I’m so happy you liked this one! It’s one of my favorite romance series and am always excited when my friends read them and like them. 🙂

Also, that playlist couldn’t be more perfect, Estelle!!! I’m going to listen to it anytime I feel like remembering the hotness that is Shane. 😀