Happy new year!

Seeing as I’m planning to get VERY friendly with a bottle of wine tonight, let me be the first to wish you a blessed new year!  

More Christmas merriment…

Jingle Balls… I mean Bells…


Merry Christmas!


Between the covers book club and Romanian chapter

Hello, lovely ladies,

I don’t know about you, but with Christmas approaching life is fairly hectic at the moment. Not that it’s a bad thing, it’s just busy. I look forward to spending the day with family, friends and wine. Yay! 😉

With that, I’d like to wish you all a beautiful, blessed Christmas. Enjoy every moment you have with your loved ones. Eat, drink and be merry because life is too short!  For 2016 I pray for peace across every nation of this beautiful earth of ours and for every race, colour and creed. May it be a prosperous year for you, filled with love and all the good things life has to offer. Again, thank you for your continued support; as readers as well as friends.

Remember to leaves cookies for Santa….


We all know the famous fireman’s calendar, and I’m sure many countries have their own version, but it seems that the French have taken the concept to a whole new titillating level. I bet you it’ll be no hardship to click this BrightSide link to see these stunning images, AND it’s for a good cause. It’ll make a great Chrissy pressie, don’t you think? 😉


Also, it’s my pleasure to let any Romanian readers know that Paula has translated the next chapter of Meander. Please find it in the sidebar for your enjoyment.

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Thank you, Paula 🙂


This week I read:


Watch Me Fall by Cherrie Lynn, book five in the Ross Siblings series, was good. Usually I love this author, and I adore her books, but this one didn’t blow me away. It was nothing specific, it just didn’t curl my toes. A solid three stars from me.

On my shelf I have:


Lawless by T.M Frazier, book three in the King series.


 I won’t see you guys next week, my next BOOK CLUB post will only be on the 3rd of January (early morning, my time), but I’m around, so please feel free to pop in and say hi. If you happen to read anything spectacular, please share!

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Between the covers book club and Spanish chapter

Hello, Lovely Ladies 🙂

How are you this fine weekend?

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The Spanish readers will be thrilled with a newly translated chapter. Please find it in the sidebar. Thank you, Kereny! 😉

I got this from Sharon in the week, and HOLY HOTNESS! It’s easily the hottest clip I’ve ever seen. How a woman SHOULD be kissed….

Curls your toes, right? 


This week I read:


After Dark by M. Pierce, book three in the Night Owl series, was interesting. The writing was exceptional and the story very intriguing: a writer seemingly writing a book about him or herself, using the same name writing the story in the book as the author, telling his or her story. The criss-cross narrative boggles the mind, the characters are well developed, and the story intelligent. All in all, a good read if not a little long winded. I’ve shared a few quotes over the course of the series, and here’s another highlighting his/her beautiful way with words.


Currently I’m reading:


Priest by Sierra Simone, book one in the Priest series. I’m still not sure how I feel about this book. The writing is good, and it’s VERY steamy, but unlike the Original Sinners series, this one skirts too close to religion for me to feel entirely comfortable with the theme.

On my shelf I have:


Watch Me Fall by Cherrie Lynn, book five in the Ross Siblings series. I love this author and I’m thrilled to see a new book from her.

Here’s a little evergreen truth from the minions…


That’s it from me, girls. Let me know what you think of the delightfully delicious YouTube clip…

Have a great weekend.

Monique kiss


Between the covers book club

Hello, Lovely Ladies 🙂

I am officially on holiday – yay! Wow, it’s been a busy year and boy, did it go quickly?!

I have lots to share with you today, not least of which is the production date for Darker and Freed – FINALLY! The Laters, Baby site reports that production will start on the 9th of February, 2016. About bloody time considering that’s when we were supposed to see the sequel!

Lissa shared this: Moviepilot claims that Darker will most likely be steamier than Fifty. Personally, I’m not sure if more steam will fix what was wrong with the first movie. I’d like to see more of their connection, that irrevocable attraction that burns between them, so much so, that it changes them for the better. As far as I’m concerned, less is more when it comes to silver screen steam. My fav hot scene from the previous movie still remains the “first kiss” elevator scene. And what a kiss it was.

Sharon also shared a few things with me this week – thank you, Sharon. First off, this cute FSOG inspired Lego set. I LOVE the age appropriate tab on the box… 17+



And then this utterly stunning Fifty inspired dance that I’ve shared from hers onto my Facebook page. You can also find it here if you’re not on FB.

I saw this one on YouTube, another beautiful ballroom tribute to our favorite shade of Grey:

Finally, here’s another interesting link: BookBub highlights books she feels takes FSOG to the next level….


This week I read:


Tough Enough by M. Leighton, book two in the Tall, Dark and Dangerous series was absolutely lovely. For me, it had the perfect blend of angst, love, and heat. I’m so glad she’s back to her usual style after the very odd ending of Pocket Full of Sand. This was a great book and can be read as a stand alone.

Currently I’m reading:


After Dark by M. Pierce, book three in the Night Owl series. Again, I have to reiterate, the writing in this book is exceptional although the convoluted story might not appeal to everyone. Case in point this stunning quote:

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Beautiful and true. What more can you ask of a book?


Priest by Sierra Simone, book one in the Priest series. Looking forward to this one. Thank you, Susan 😉

Last week I forgot to post the December latest releases so I shall rectify that right now…





Please note, these screenshots are taken from Goodreads, so the links aren’t live.


Hope to hear all about your reading adventures!

Monique kiss