Summer Reads Blog Hop July 17th-23rd

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Hi, Blog Hoppers.

Breezy, beautiful summertime… It’s what we all dream of. Fun all day in the sun- playing volleyball on the beach and surfing the waves. Dancing all night (of course we are all so very scantily clad) by the light of a bright summer moon. Skinny dipping in the pool when the kids (or parents) have gone to bed. Cookouts and picnics and the salty taste of buttery corn-on-the cob melting on your tongue, not to mention licking scoops upon scoops of Ben and Jerry’s Karamel Sutra on your front porch swing.

Yes, that is the summer of our dreams… Is the reality not a little bit different?

Strapping sticky and sandy children into car seats in the backseat of a an after-a-long-beach-day-hot car, exposing your right breast to a rapt audience of beach-goers when the wave you are riding assaults you mercilessly, as it carries you to shore. The pool is always just a bit too cold to completely submerge yourself, ants love picnics more than we do, and corn-on-the-cob always gets caught between your teeth. And even Ben and Jerry’s ice cream drips all over your thighs on that creaky, spider-infested porch swing at night. Oh, and there are so many mosquitos.

But a good romance novel, one that is doing its job, can take you away from the reality and whisk you off to a place that is even better than your dreams.

Consider Mia Kerick’s summer-lovin’ stories, for example:

BeggarsandChoosers_postcard_frontIn Beggars and Choosers, a distraught Cory confesses to his soul mate, Brett, the fear and pain of having nearly been raped, on a hot sandy East Coast beach…

 

 

 

notbrokenjustbent (2)In Not Broken, Just Bent Timmy and Ben together discover very their emerging sexuality in a pop tent on a camping trip to the White Mountains…

 

 

 

OutofHiding_FBThumbIn Out of Hiding, Philippe realizes that it is still safe to allow his damaged heart to love under the summer city lights of New York City…

 

 

 

And Mia has stories without the heat of the summer sun but equipped with a heat all their own:

mia Red Sheet award ImageThe Red Sheet carries you off to high school, where Bryan wakes up one morning a completely changed person—a person who shares more characteristics with Superman than he, or anyone he ever knew, would have thought possible. And of course young love blooms…

 

 

UsThree1And then there is Us Three that invites you to share a devastating story of teenaged bullying and the brave love of three teenage boys that rises from the wreckage…

 

 

 

PackageDeal[A]_postcard_front_DSPAnd don’t forget A Package Deal, where the package Robby receives comes in the form of a broken young man with whom he cannot help but fall in love, Tristan, and his bold best friend, Savannah…

 

 

 

And Mia has more: Intervention, Unfinished Business…and upcoming releases of Random Acts and One Voice.

Summer is the time for dreams. Check out a Mia Kerick love story and you will be taken to Mia’s vacation home- an escape you will share with the sweet, the damaged, the selfless, the jaded, and the rest of the ever growing and changing young men she has created for you, as they fall in love and learn to live.

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26 Comments on “Summer Reads Blog Hop July 17th-23rd

  1. Hi Mia, I wish I could still have the summers of my childhood…work gets in the way of summer fun now. But at least I can still enjoy wonderful books. Thanks for your giveaway.

  2. Lee- Thank you for your comment- I loved writing them and I actually love reading my own works!

  3. Hannah- I know about work getting in the way of me being in the summer sun, but my work is writing more books so sometimes I have to tear myself away from writing to go outside!!

  4. camkenwrites and Cathy- Thank you- I kind of like the visual of those sticky sandy toddlers getting strapped into the carseats- it brings me back!!

  5. I have BEGGARS AND CHOOSERS queued up, and have been wanting to read more of the newer ones for a while!

  6. Thanks for joining in on the hop!

  7. Trix- a hope you enjoy Beggars and Choosers- it is a TOTAL LOVE STORY!! (My first ever!!)

  8. All of the books sound really good. Thanks for the post.

  9. These look great! Adding them to my TBR now! 🙂

    ~Margo

  10. Thanks for the chance to enter your giveaway.
    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  11. You are my last stop on the hop and it has been great fun. Thank you for joining in on the fun and sharing your work with us 🙂

  12. Thanks for being a part of this FUN blog hop!

  13. The books shown look like fun to read. Can’t wait.

  14. All of your books sound like fantastic reads!

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway!

  15. Your books sound great! Thanks for the giveaway

  16. thanks for the hope and telling us about the great sounding books .
    sasluvbooks at yahoo dot com

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