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One of the best aspects of indie publishing is picking my own covers. Having said that, it’s also incredibly scary because, dear God, what if I pick the wrong one? Then there’s no one to blame but myself.

After encountering one of those situations with my first novel, Dearest Clementine, I turned to two friends, Becca and Krista Ritchie, for help. You might know them as the authors of the Addicted or Calloway Sisters series. I’m a total fangirl of their work, and if you take a peek at their books, you might notice that their covers kick ass. That’s because Krista designs them.

After complaining about how I needed to change the cover for Clementine, Krista offered to help… and then she whipped up the most gorgeous cover ever. Well, until she designed Finding Dandelion.

It feels wrong to gush over my own cover. It probably is, but I don’t care because Krista captured the essence of the Finding Dandelion perfectly. I should add that I was not an easy client. She developed a dozen totally different mock-ups, not to mention variations on several of those. Although each was beautiful and striking, she encouraged me to hold out until we found THE ONE. (Yes, we talk about it like finding the perfect man. Trust me–neither is an easy feat.) And to me, that’s what she created, the perfect cover. The one that makes my fingers itch to touch it. The one that makes me want to dive between the pages.

So, thank you, Krista, for the creating two of the most gorgeous covers ever! I can’t wait to see what you design for my third book!

Below, you’ll find the synopsis and an excerpt for Finding Dandelion, along with a raffle to win arcs and an Amazon gift card. I hope you’ll check it out when it releases on JULY 11. It’s a tad bit steamier than book 1, so be warned. A big thank you also to Love Between the Sheets for coordinating my cover reveal and blog tour.

xo, Lex

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TITLE: FINDING DANDELION (a stand-alone novel in the DEAREST series)

RELEASE DATE: July 11, 2014

GENRE: NA contemporary romance

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SYNOPSIS

When soccer all-star Jax Avery collides with Dani Hart on his twenty-first birthday, their connection is instantaneous and explosive. For the first time in years, Jax isn’t interested in his usual hit-it and quit-it approach.

But Dani knows better. Allowing herself a night to be carefree and feel the intensity of their attraction won’t change anything when it comes to dealing with a player. So when Jax doesn’t recognize Dani the next time he sees her, it shouldn’t be a total shock. The fact that he’s her new roommate’s brother? That’s a shock.

Dani doesn’t regret that night with Jax, just the need to lie about it. Since her roommate has made it clear what she thinks about her brother’s “type” of girl, the last thing Dani wants is to admit what happened.

Jax knows he’s walking a fine line on the soccer team. One more misstep and he’s off the roster, his plans to go pro be damned. Except he can’t seem to care. About anything… except for the one girl who keeps invading his dreams.

Despite Jax’s fuzzy memory of his hot hookup with his sister’s friend, he can’t stay away from her, even if that means breaking his own rules. But there are bigger forces at work–realities that can end Dani’s college career and lies that can tear them apart.

Jax realizes what he’s losing if Dani walks away, but will he sacrifice his future to be with her? And will she let him if he does?

FINDING DANDELION, the second book in the Dearest series, is a stand-alone novel. This New Adult romance is recommended for readers 18+ due to mature content.

EXCERPT

Reid and Ashley disappear as I get lost in his kiss. We stand there while bodies crash around us to the music, and I’m caught against him like a wave breaking on the beach.

I don’t know what possessed me to kiss this guy out of the blue and pretend that we were somehow together. Right now, I’m blaming the three apple martinis. I just couldn’t stand one more interaction with Reid where I stammered like some kind of loser.

Am I imagining it or did I just tell off my ex? It’s hard to think clearly when I’m pressed up against this beautiful creature. I trail my hands up along his tall frame, dipping the tips of my fingers against the hard ridges and planes of his chest. He looks good in clothes, but the thought of what he looks like without anything on does delicious things to my body. I try to burn the sensation of what he feels like into my memory.

When we finally pull back for air, we stop to look at each other. And then we laugh.

“Holy shit.” I put my hand to my mouth, for the first time embarrassed that I’ve been trying to swallow him whole for the last five minutes. “Hi.”

He grins back. “Hi.”

I don’t hear him so much as read his lips, which I can appreciate now that my mouth isn’t sealed against them. His head slants as though he’s pondering some deep thought, like maybe how he spent the last few minutes locking tongues with a crazy girl who doesn’t even know him.

And then my world slows down as I realize who he is.

Holy shit. It’s the sexy guy from the pizza place.

Jax.

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HOTHOUSE FLOWER by Krista and Becca Ritchie is simply delicious. It picks up the story of Ryke Meadows and Daisy Calloway, which began in the ADDICTED series. In HOTHOUSE, Daisy just turned 18 but she’s been in love with Ryke since she was 15. The problem? He’s 7 years older. We’ve watched these two deny themselves and their off-the-charts attraction forever. And reading about this relationship finally happening was nothing short of watching a metaphysical collision. (See the synopsis below.)

Hothouse Flower CoverWhile there are some readers who thought Ryke was unlikeable before this book, I was NEVER one of them. That boy always had my number. He’s gorgeous, rough around the edges, and a total asshole. But an asshole in only the best way. Because he cares. About his brother and their friends. About their families. And, of course, about Daisy.

And Daisy is the beautiful model you actually adore. She’s nothing like the stereotypical ditzy snob who struts down the catwalk. She’s down-to-earth and sincere. Wild and untethered. She’s the kind of girl you’d follow off on a crazy adventure. Which is why Ryke can’t deny his love for her any longer.

As for steam? Holy hell, this book was hot. Like, throw me in the freezer, I need to cool off ASAP. Let me just say that Ryke is one creative lover. Sigh…

The Ritchie sisters are masters of characterization. ADDICTED was written from Lo and Lily’s points of views, KISS THE SKY from Connor and Rose’s pov, and HOTHOUSE FLOWER from Daisy and Ryke’s. And the Ritchies become these characters inside and out, evidence that Krista and Becca are serious stars on the rise. After each one of their novels, I’m crazy-out-of-my-mind, dying to get my hands on the next one because their stories are nothing short of addictive.

Even though HOTHOUSE is part of a much bigger series, it’s only the second in the Calloway Sisters spin-off, so if this sounds like your kind of book, read KISS THE SKY first. Both will light your panties on fire. And make some room on that “favorite book boyfriends” shelf. I have a feeling you’re going to be adding a few new hotties.

SYNOPSIS:

Ryke Meadows, meet Daisy Calloway … she’s all grown up. 

Twenty-five-year-old Ryke Meadows knows he’s hard to love. With a billion-dollar inheritance, a track-star resume, and an alpha-male personality—he redefines the term likable asshole. But he’s not living to make friends. Or enemies. He just wants to free climb three of the toughest mountains in Yosemite without drama or interruption.

And then he receives a distressed call from a girl in Paris—a girl that he has never been allowed to have.

Daisy Calloway is eighteen. Finally. With her newfound independence, she can say goodbye to her overbearing mother and continue her modeling career. Next stop, Paris. Fashion Week begins with a bang, and Daisy uncovers the ugly reality of the industry. She wants to prove to her family that she can live on her own, but when everything spirals out of control, she turns to Ryke to keep her secrets. 

As Daisy struggles to make sense of this new world and her freedom, she pushes the limits and fearlessly rides the edge. Ryke knows there’s deep hurt beneath every impulsive action. He must keep up with Daisy, and if he lets her go, her favorite motto—“live as if you’ll die today”—may just come true.

New Adult Romance: recommended for readers 18+ for mature content

***Authors’ Note***
Hothouse Flower is a spin-off of the Addicted series. Kiss the Sky is required before reading, and we strongly recommend reading the Addicted series before this spin-off. 

Addicted Series Recommended Reading Order
Addicted to You (Addicted #1)
Ricochet (Addicted #1.5) <— The main characters meet here.
Addicted for Now (Addicted #2)
Kiss the Sky (Spin-Off)(Calloway Sisters #1)
Hothouse Flower (Spin-Off)(Calloway Sisters #2)
Thrive (Addicted #2.5)
Addicted After All (Addicted #3)

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150219_201945006672435_704378981_nKrista & Becca Ritchie write New Adult books that make you cringe, gasp, and go ooh-la-la. (If you do that sort of thing.) They are currently working on the spin-offs and final books in the Addicted series. Connect with them on twitter and their website: kbritchie.com

AUTHOR LINKS:

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Krista: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7056935.Krista_Ritchie

Becca:https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/2754148.Becca_Ritchie

Twitter: https://twitter.com/KBRitchie

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I don’t know if I’ve ever been this excited for a book before. And I read a lot. HOTHOUSE FLOWER is the second in the Calloway Sisters series, so be sure to check out KISS THE SKY (which will rock your socks!) before you dig into this juicy morsel. But Ryke Meadows literally sizzles on the page, so you’ll want to read KTS quickly!

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Title: Hothouse Flower

Author: Krista & Becca Ritchie

Series: Calloway Sisters #2 (Spin-Off of the Addicted series)

Pub Date: March 28th, 2014

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18308266-hothouse-flower?from_search=true

Amazon: Link not available until March. 28th

SUMMARY:

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Ryke Meadows, meet Daisy Calloway … she’s all grown up.

Twenty-five-year-old Ryke Meadows knows he’s hard to love. With a billion-dollar inheritance, a track-star resume, and an alpha-male personality—he redefines the term likable asshole. But he’s not living to make friends. Or enemies. He just wants to free climb three of the toughest mountains in Yosemite without drama or interruption.

And then he receives a distressed call from a girl in Paris—a girl that he has never been allowed to have.

Daisy Calloway is eighteen. Finally. With her newfound independence, she can say goodbye to her overbearing mother and continue her modeling career. Next stop, Paris. Fashion Week begins with a bang, and Daisy uncovers the ugly reality of the industry. She wants to prove to her family that she can live on her own, but when everything spirals out of control, she turns to Ryke to keep her secrets.

As Daisy struggles to make sense of this new world and her freedom, she pushes the limits and fearlessly rides the edge. Ryke knows there’s deep hurt beneath every impulsive action. He must keep up with Daisy, and if he lets her go, her favorite motto—“live as if you’ll die today”—may just come true.

New Adult Romance: recommended for readers 18+ for mature content

***Authors’ Note***
Hothouse Flower is a spin-off of the Addicted series. Kiss the Sky is required before reading, and we strongly recommend reading the Addicted series before this spin-off.

Addicted Series Recommended Reading Order:
Addicted to You (Addicted #1)
Ricochet (Addicted #1.5)
Addicted for Now (Addicted #2)
Kiss the Sky (Spin-Off)(Calloway Sisters #1)
Hothouse Flower (Spin-Off)(Calloway Sisters #2)
Thrive (Addicted #2.5)
Addicted After All (Addicted #3)

 

150219_201945006672435_704378981_nAUTHOR BIOS:

Krista & Becca Ritchie write New Adult books that make you cringe, gasp, and go ooh-la-la. (If you do that sort of thing.) They are currently working on the spin-offs and final books in the Addicted series. Connect with them on twitter and their website: kbritchie.com

AUTHOR LINKS:

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Krista: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7056935.Krista_Ritchie

Becca:https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/2754148.Becca_Ritchie

Twitter: https://twitter.com/KBRitchie

Website: http://kbritchie.com/

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With Valentine’s Day coming up, I think it’s time we talk about the guys who should be heating up your sheets. I probably read 150+ books last year, and these fine specimens were the hottest. These books had well developed stories, plenty of angst, and lots of steamy sex…cause, c’mon, we gotta have that! These fellas definitely know what they’re doing, so if you’re looking for a little inspiration this month, check out these titles.

1. The Bad Boy Rocker… Kellan Kyle (THOUGHTLESS by S.C. Stephens)

ThoughtlessKellan is so deliciously yummy because he’s the sexy lead singer of a killer rock band, not to mention the ultimate in forbidden fruit. When Kiara agrees to move across the country with her boyfriend Denny, the sweetest Aussie you’ll ever meet, she doesn’t expect the temptation that awaits her. Their new roommate, Kellan, is the hottest thing in Seattle’s music scene. And he’s her boyfriend’s childhood friend. Off limits you say? Most definitely.

Laid back and flirty, Kellan greets her every morning, shirtless, in the kitchen with his cup of coffee. Not only does Kiara find herself spending a lot of time with Kellan because he’s home during the day, but there’s really no escaping him—his band also plays at the bar where she waitresses. To make matters worse, her relationship with Denny has a lot of bumps, one of which throws her right into Kellan’s arms. But that’s just the beginning because she’s wracked with guilt. Even though she wants Kellan, she can’t bring herself to break up with her boyfriend, who makes some major sacrifices to solidify their relationship.

Once the love triangle is in full swing, Kiara vacillates constantly, and the emotional roller coaster will make you dizzy. (Warning: You might want to scream at her, strangle her, or smack her in the face, all of which are acceptable options.) Kiara and Kellan end up having an epic argument in the rain that makes you want to curl up in the fetal position. Oh, the angst! I literally stayed up half the night reading this book.

Kellan is my number one book boyfriend because no one does sexy lead singer like S.C. Stephens. I’ve read a dozen other bad boy rocker books, and they all pale in comparison. Perhaps one of the reasons why this story works so well is because this guy seems real and not just a stereotype. I also like that his story is about the diamond in the rough. His band hasn’t made it big—yet—so his hometown charm feels like a secret you’ve been lucky to discover.  And on a cold February night, there’s no better rocker to keep you warm!

2. The Sinfully Sexy CEO… Bennett Ryan (BEAUTIFUL BASTARD by Christina Lauren)

beautiful bastardIt might be tempting to dismiss Bennett as the run-of-the-mill sexy CEO, but you’d be making a mistake by not giving him your full attention. First and foremost, he’s a total asshole. I don’t know about you, but there’s nothing hotter than a beautiful man who kind of hates you and makes you want to sock him in the face. Or rip off all of his clothes. That’s the situation with Bennett and his assistant Chloe Mills, the smart MBA who is finishing her degree by managing one of Bennett’s multi-million dollar clients.

Chloe is the only person in the office who can handle Bennett even though he seems to think she’s incompetent. But the truth is he’d never give her a huge account if he truly thought she was an idiot. Their love-hate relationship will set your panties aflame when their sexual tension reaches a boiling point. Buttons fly, body parts chafe, and naughtiness ensues…even though it’s the last thing either of them wants. He’s risking his business and reputation while she’s risking her degree, not to mention the threat of being known for sleeping her way to the top.

Now, don’t let Chloe’s acquiescence to Bennett’s excessive demands fool you. She gives as good as she gets, and the fact that she’s a shrewd business woman and not a brainless ditz (like a few characters out there who shall go unnamed) makes Bennett that much more desirable. Then there’s his penchant for doing the dirty in semi-public areas, like dressing rooms, stairwells or against the window of his high-rise office. Talk about sizzling!

If you like Bennet’s story, you’ll want to grab the subsequent companion novels, which are equally spellbinding. Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings, who write under the name Christina Lauren, have created a seriously addictive series in the Beautiful Bastard novels. They’re a no-brainer one click for me.

3. The Dirty Talker… Drew Evans (TANGLED by Emma Chase)

tangledAll I can say is no one will make you want to have wild monkey sex like Drew Evans. Tangled is told from the guy’s perspective, and Emma Chase knocks it out of the park.

Drew is sarcastic and funny, sweet and sexy, and yeah, kind of a pig. Or at least he starts that way, bagging all the girls without apology, embracing his “boys will be boys” philosophy until he meets Kate, the one woman who will knock him on his ass. This is the guy who equates women to toothpaste and says that when you’re out of Aquafresh, what are you going to do? Yes, reach for Colgate. In other words, love the one you’re with. His manwhorishness would be a total turnoff if he weren’t so goddamn hot, but it’s this very arrogance that makes his fall from grace at the hands of Kate a thing of beauty.

Although Drew meets Kate at a bar, his lust for her turns into dismay on Monday morning when he learns she’s the newest addition to his firm. To make matters worse, she’s engaged, but that doesn’t deter Drew from strategizing how to get her to drop her drawers. But when his father, who’s the boss, lets him know that he’s giving the big client to Kate, she goes from being the girl he wants to bang to the one he wants to crush, igniting all-out war and sending the sexual tension off the charts.

The BEST part of this book, though, is that Drew is hysterical, and his folksy kind of wisdom will crack you up. At one point, he ponders why women don’t eat in front of men. He says, “Like a guy’s going to say to his friend, ‘Dude, she was one fugly chick, but once I saw her chomping that romaine, I just had to nail her.’ No man wants to fuck a skeleton—and nibbling crackers and water like a prisoner of war at dinner isn’t attractive. It just makes us think about what a cranky bitch you’re going to be later because you’re starving.” LOL! Another unique aspect to this book is how the author uses second person (you) to talk directly to the reader…as though Drew is whispering in your ear the whole time. (Yes, please! Whisper in mine!) Tangled is a hot, quick read, perfect for a February fling.

4. The Smoldering Scott… Braden Carmichael (ON DUBLIN STREET by Samantha Young)

Portrait of young  coupleWhy does the very mention of this guy make me want to fan myself? Holy sexy name. What’s better is he’s got a face and personality to match!

I had to re-read this book to pinpoint what exactly made Braden so mouthwatering. Here it is: He’s a cocky bastard. Even though Joss does her best to avoid her roommate’s brother, he pursues her like a stealth bomber. Joss, who was orphaned as a teenager, likes to shut people out. It’s how she got by after a terrible tragedy. It’s how she got by in foster care. It’s how she dealt with the guilt of her friend’s accident. But Braden wants to push her buttons and see what draws her out, which flusters her until she gives in.

Now, normally, when a guy pursues a girl with the lazer-like focus you see in this book, I’d be tempted to call him desperate, but when Braden does it, he oozes confidence, which makes you want him more. And, oh, girls, you’ll want him. But what puts him over the edge? That Scottish accent. Yeah, forget the Brits because the Scots have got it going on. So toss in a whole lot of dirty talk in a Scottish accent, a hard body and gorgeous face, and you have the panty-melting Braden. This book is full of hot sex scenes and angsty yumminess. Trust me when I say you’ll want to bump this to the top of your reading list!

5. The Gentleman… Garrick Taylor (LOSING IT by Cora Carmack)

LOSING ITWhat’s worse than almost hooking up with a guy only to run off just before all the dirty parts touch? Well, if the half-naked man you left in your bed is your new professor, then I’d say you’re in for one hell of a semester.

When Bliss sets out to have a one night stand and ditch her V-card, she has the good luck to run into Garrick, who is reading Shakespeare at a bar. (How hot is that?!) The moment he opens his mouth, his beautiful British accent captivates the inexperienced Bliss by surprise, and the next thing you know, they’re back at her place, ditching their clothes and getting cozy. But just as she’s about to reach the final frontier, she realizes she can’t do something this intimate with a guy she just met.

So what does Bliss do? She gives him the worst excuse in the history of hooking up—she tells him she has a cat she needs to pick up from the vet. At midnight. And then she runs out of her apartment in her skivvies and hides in the bushes. Yes, this is where you laugh hysterically and count your lucky stars you never had a sexual experience this humiliating. Her horror only grows when she goes to her acting class the next day to find that her professor has been replaced by the very young, very sexy, and very familiar Garrick Taylor, the man she left in her bed the night before who happens to be her neighbor. Oh, the horror! Despite the awkwardness of that hookup, Garrick is drawn to Bliss, who gets the lead role in the upcoming play, forcing them to spend more time together. Despite their attempts to maintain professional distance, their attraction is undeniable and angst ensues.

I have to say that Garrick is downright dreamy, and the end will leave you with one of those head-in-the-sky book hangovers. If you’re looking for the warm fuzzies that come from a great romance, Losing It is the novel for you.

5.5. Fuck! I have to have him… Ryke Meadows (HOTHOUSE FLOWER by Becca and Krista Ritchie)

hothouse flowerThis hot man’s book isn’t out yet. So how do I know he’ll curl your toes? Because he’s a sexy-as-shit supporting character in the Addicted series by Becca and Krista Ritchie, which I’ve devoured like a starving woman on a deserted island. (I’ll be talking about this series next week when I review my favorite “totally twisted but can’t live without” novels.)

Ryke is an alpha male dirty talker who is protective and aggressive and makes me want to throw myself at his feet and purr. And if you couldn’t tell, fuck is his favorite word. His book, HOTHOUSE FLOWER, comes out next month. SQUEAL!

Looking for a few more titles? My debut novel, DEAREST CLEMENTINE, comes out in April, and FINDING DANDELION, a companion novel, in June. Check out my Goodreads page to read excerpts and add them to your reading list: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7792877.Lex_Martin

xo,
Lex

KISS THE SKY    

TitleKiss the Sky

Authors: Krista & Becca Ritchie

Genre: New Adult Standalone Romance

Release Date: January 24, 2014

Hosted by: Love Between the Sheets Promotions

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18308262-kiss-the-sky

Synopsis

Virgin. Sex addict. Daredevil. Alcoholic. Smartass … Jackass. Her five friends are about to be filmed. Reality TV, be prepared.

Rose Calloway thought she had everything under control. At twenty-three, she’s a Princeton graduate, an Academic Bowl champion, a fashion designer and the daughter of a Fortune 500 mogul. But with a sex addict as a sister and roommate, nothing comes easy.

After accepting help from a producer, Rose agrees to have her life filmed for a reality television show. The Hollywood exec is her last chance to revive her struggling fashion line, and boundaries begin to blur as she’s forced to make nice with a man who always has his way.

Twenty-four-year-old Connor Cobalt is a guy who bulldozes weak men. He’s confident, smart-as-hell and lives with his equally ambitious girlfriend, Rose Calloway. Connor has to find a way to protect Rose without ruining the show. Or else the producer will get what Connor has always wanted—Rose’s virginity.

This New Adult Standalone Romance can be described as Friends meets The Real World. Expect fist fights, drugs, sex of varying degrees, crude humor and competitive alpha males. Definitely for mature audiences only.

 LEX’S REVIEW of KISS THE SKY

I’m riding that high. You know, the one caused when that perfect book reaches into you with angst and lust and soul and pulls you so deep into the drama that you never want to come out? Yeah, that one. I seem to always get that buzz when I read books in the Addicted series by Krista and Becca Ritchie.

Although KISS THE SKY works great as a stand-alone novel, it’s number four in the Addicted series and features Rose Calloway and her boyfriend Connor Cobalt.

If you’ve read the others, you know that Rose is the glue that binds the family together. She’s the one who backed up her sister Lily and Lily’s boyfriend Lo when they were dealing with their addictions in the first three books. We’ve come to know Rose as this tough-as-nails girl who doesn’t take shit from anyone. So watching her kowtow to Scott, the sleazy producer of a reality TV show so she can use the publicity to save her failing fashion line, is nothing short of painful. And that discomfort only grows as the show begins to tape and she sees how Scott is editing the footage for maximum humiliation.

But Rose’s future isn’t the only one on the line. Connor is vying to take the helm of his mother’s multi-billion dollar company while he’s in an MBA program. Yeah, he’s wicked smart and hot as hell. Lily and Lo join the cast as they hope to prove to the public that they’re overcoming their addictions in a real relationship, not something contrived to remake their reputations. But the stress of a reality show is not exactly the ideal environment for two recovering addicts. Ryke, Lo’s half-brother, and Daisy, Rose’s little sister, also live in the house, which is decked out with cameras. And while Ryke and Daisy are just friends because Daisy is only 17 and Ryke is 23, their attraction is always simmering on the surface. So the situation, from any angle, is combustible.

Here’s the problem with Rose and Connor’s relationship—she’s a virgin, despite the fact that she and Connor have been dating for a year and he sleeps in her bed when the show starts to tape. But Connor always gets what he wants, so he sets his sights on the girl who is his mental equivalent. People may call Rose a bitch, but he loves her feistiness. And the two of them together are off-the-charts hot as they push each other to the limit.

If you’ve been reading the series, this book was a slightly different experience. Lily and Lo’s books were raw and dark and desperate as they tried to claw out of their addictions. KISS THE SKY, while still awesomely intense, had a lighter feel. I found myself laughing out loud several times.

I probably read 150 books in the last year, but I can count the ones that stood out like the Addicted series on one hand. Becca and Krista Ritchie’s novels just keep getting better, so be sure to grab KISS THE SKY when it goes on sale on January 24 and keep your eyes peeled for HOTHOUSE FLOWER, Ryke and Daisy’s book, in March.

(I received an ARC for an honest review.)

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About the Authors

150219_201945006672435_704378981_nKrista Ritchie has a clone…or someone who looks exactly like her. If she’s not writing books with her twin sister, she’s pouring over entertainment news and ingesting copious amounts of pop culture. She likes tennis, that thing called the TV, and beating Becca (her clone) on Sega Genesis. She created YA Book Exchange to combat her book buying addiction and started Nawanda Files, a YA Book Blog that features books into movies news, to share her love for all things bookish. Oh, and she does something called science. Whatever that is.

Krista & Becca Ritchie write New Adult books that make you cringe, gasp, and go ooh-la-la. (If you do that sort of thing.) They are currently working on the spin-offs and final books in the Addicted series.

Connect with the Authors

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KBRitchie

Twitter: https://twitter.com/KBRitchie

Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/kbmritchie/the-addicted-series/

Website: http://kbritchie.com/

Krista Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7056935.Krista_Ritchie

Beca Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/2754148.Becca_Ritchie 

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