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Corrupt by Penelope Douglas

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Corrupt by Penelope Douglas

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Our lips met again and her fucking hands and body got possessive, rolling into me, feeling me, gripping me.  She held my hips, pressing me between her warm legs, and I lost my breath, knowing how goddamn good it would feel inside of her.
“I’ll look out for my little brother’s girlfriend and keep her nice and safe in the light of day and not violate the fuck out of her in the dark.”
“Such a good girl,” I growled in a whisper, flicking her lips with my tongue. “Say it, Rika.”

“I’m a good girl,” she panted, her voice shaky.

“And I’m going to fuck you up,” I finished, taking my hand off her breast and gripping her hip.

Other Stories by Penelope Douglas

Bully: The Fall Away Series
Until You: The Fall Away Series
Rival: A Fall Away Novel
Falling Away: The Fall Away Series


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Penelope Douglas is the author of the New York Times bestselling Fall Away series. She has her Masters of Science in Education from Loyola University in New Orleans and she currently lives in Las Vegas with her family.

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Best New Adult Books — Alternate POV Edition: Rush Too Far; Breakable; Darkness Before Dawn

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Best New Adult Books — Alternate POV Edition: Rush Too Far; Breakable; Darkness Before Dawn

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Rush Too Far by Abbi Glines


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Eventually, someone did save me. I didn’t deserve it… I’ve been delivered. By a girl. But she isn’t just a girl. She’s an angel. My angel. A beautiful, strong, fierce, loyal angel who entered my life in a pickup truck, carrying a gun.

“You naked in my bed is even more unbelievably beautiful than I thought it would be….and trust me, I’ve thought about it. A lot.”

Heat Rating: Molten
Genre: New Adult
Series: Part of a Series, Should Be Read in Order—Rosemary Beach

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Rosemary Beach Series Reading Order

  1. Fallen Too Far: Amazon
    • Rush Too Far — Alternate POV
  2. Never Too Far: Amazon
  3. Forever Too Far: Amazon

Adrian Says:
Rush Too Far is essentially a re-telling of Fallen Too Far from Rush’s POV. I thought Rush was just another rich, womanizing man-whore. That is, until he met Blaire. But we see he’s so much more than that. He’s a loving brother, loyal friend and protective of those he loves.

We see the battle he wages with himself; he wants Blaire but knows that it would kill his sister Nan (who is as evil as ever) if he acts on his feelings. This is a must-read for anyone with a Rush-Crush.

I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for sharing my honest opinion.[/box_light] [box_light]

Breakable by Tammara Webber


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The thought of her magical fingers coaxing music from an instrument that was roughly my height made my body tighten.

It had been up to me to fail, flail, or claw my way out of wanting to end myself since I was thirteen. Five years of surviving from one day to the next. Of choosing to get up or not. Go to school or not. Give a flying fuck about anybody or not.

Heat Rating: Fire
Genre: New Adult
Series: Part of a Series, Can Be Read Standalone—Contours of the Heart

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Contours of the Heart Series

  1. Easy: Amazon
    • Breakable

Adrian Says:
We met and fell in love with Lucas in Easy. Now we get the story from his point of view, but this is not just a retelling of Easy.

We get all of Lucas’ history. We see what made him the man he became. We see him struggle with guilt after his Mom’s death. We see him turn to drugs, alcohol, sex and fighting to escape his pain. We see him want Jacqueline from afar, and the struggle he has with himself for betraying her trust.

This book is emotional, moving, sexy (the sex scenes are much more detailed than they are in Easy) and the writing is superb! You don’t have to read Easy first, but it definitely makes it a beautiful, well-done story if you read both.

I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for sharing my honest opinion.[/box_light] [box_light]

Darkness Before Dawn by Claire Contreras


Favorite Quote

“I’m in love with you Blake. I’ve been in love with you since the moment I saw you. I’ve been in love with you from the day I was born and possibly even before then. I belong to you. My body belongs to you. My heart belongs to you.”

Heat Rating: Fire
Genre: Modern Romance, New Adult
Series: Part of a Series, Should Be Read in Order—Darkness

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Darkness Series Reading Order

  1. There is No Light in Darkness: Amazon
  2. Darkness Before Dawn

Adrian Says:
The continuation of Cole and Blake’s life-long love story. I loved it! Their journey made me laugh, cry, cringe… so many wonderful twists.

The friendships and bonds shared by Cole, Blake, Aubry and Becky were wonderful, and I loved the way we could see the love shared by Cole and Blake grow over the years through flashbacks. And through it all, Blake and Cole’s love and devotion to each other brought them through all of the terrible things that happened to them. Beautiful story, wonderful writing, overall just a fantastic read.[/box_light]

New Adult Alternate POVs

Best New Adult Books—May 1:

  • On The Floor by Jennifer LaCross ★★★★
  • Fall with Me by Julie Particka ★★★★

New Adult Book Recommendations—April 23rd:

New Adult Book Recommendations—April 17:


About Adrian

AdrianI’m a romance junkie and I like my men to be alpha males and my ladies to be quirky and strong. I need the HEA but it’s OK if it takes 2 or 3 or 10 books to get there. Lee Nightingale is my forever BBF.

I’m a professional Mommy with a husband, 2 kids and 3 cats. I love to travel almost as much as I love to read.

Find Adrian at T and A After Dark

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