The Jezebel by Dylan Allen

The Jezebel by Dylan Allen

Stone Rivers is a sin I can’t commit. After years of playing the trophy, puppet, perfectionist, I’ve forgotten who I am. Until the boy from my past walks back into my life. Handsome as sin, charming beyond belief—Stone Rivers is temptation personified. Our combustible chemistry shatters my resolve. His blistering kisses remind me of everything I used to want. But, our present is just as messy as our past, And reckless as it may be, I can’t let him go. My name is Regan Wilde. I’m a mother, a sister, a daughter. But Stone and I? We’re a scandal in the making. 

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Human trafficking
  • Sexual assault
  • Domestic violence
  • Emotional abuse & gaslighting
  • Pregnancy
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Beard with Me by Penny Reid

Beard with Me by Penny Reid

No one is better at surviving than Scarlet St. Claire and making the best out of circumstances beyond her control is Scarlet’s specialty. In an apocalyptic situation, she’d be the last person on earth, hermitting like a pro, singing along to her CD Walkman, and dancing like no one is watching. Scarlet is clever, Scarlet is careful, and Scarlet is smart, except when it comes to Billy Winston. No one is better at fighting than Billy Winston and raging against his circumstances—because nothing is beyond his control—is Billy’s specialty. In an apocalyptic situation, he’d be the first person on earth to lead others to safety, overcome catastrophe… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Adult-minor relationship mentioned
  • Physical & emotional child abuse
  • Teen pregnancy
  • Miscarriage mentioned
  • Homelessness
  • Poverty themes
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Beard Science by Penny Reid

Beard Science by Penny Reid

Jennifer Sylvester wants one thing, and that one thing is NOT to be Tennessee’s reigning Banana Cake Queen. Ever the perpetual good girl and obedient daughter, Jennifer is buckling under the weight of her social media celebrity, her mother’s ambitions, and her father’s puritanical mandates. Jennifer is officially desperate. And desperate times call for Cletus Winston. Cletus Winston is a puzzle wrapped in a mystery covered in conundrum sauce, and now he’s in a pickle. Despite being convinced of his own omniscience, extortion by the exalted Banana Cake Que… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Cheating
  • Emotionally abusive relationship
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Rafe by Rebekah Weatherspoon 

Rafe by Rebekah Weatherspoon

All Dr. Sloan Copeland needed was someone to watch her kids. What she found was the man of her dreams… After a nasty divorce and a thousand-mile move, Dr. Sloan Copeland and her twin daughters are finally getting the hang of their new life in Los Angeles. When their live-in nanny bails with no warning, Sloan is left scrambling to find a competent caretaker to wrangle her smart, sensitive girls. Nothing less will do. Enter Rafe Whitcomb. He’s all of those things, not to mention good-natured and one heck of a whiz in the kitchen. He’s also tall, handsome, bearded, ripped, and tatted, wrist to neck. It doesn’t take long for the… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Racism mentioned
  • Cheating mentioned
  • Emotionally abusive relationship recounted
  • Boss-employee relationship
  • Death of a parent from cancer mentioned
  • Physical assault
  • Incarceration recounted
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Where We Left Off by Roan Parrish

Where We Left Off by Roan Parrish

Leo Ware may be young, but he knows what he wants. And what he wants is Will Highland. Snarky, sophisticated, fiercely opinionated Will Highland, who burst into Leo’s unremarkable life like a supernova… and then was gone just as quickly. For the past miserable year, Leo hasn’t been able to stop thinking about the powerful connection he and Will shared. So, when Leo moves to New York for college, he sweeps back into Will’s life, hopeful that they can pick up where they left off. What begins as a unique friendship soon burns with chemistry they can’t deny tho… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Homomisia mentioned
  • Emotional child abuse & neglect recounted
  • Sexual harassment
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Hospitalisation
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Riven by Roan Parrish

Riven by Roan Parrish

Theo Decker might be the lead singer of Riven, but he hates being a rock star. The paparazzi, the endless tours, being recognized everywhere he goes—it all makes him squirm. The only thing he doesn’t hate is the music. Feeling an audience’s energy as they lose themselves in Riven’s music is a rush unlike anything else . . . until he meets Caleb Blake Whitman. Caleb is rough and damaged, yet his fingers on his guitar are pure poetry. And his hands on Theo? They’re all he can think about. But Caleb’s no groupie—and one night with him won’t be enough. Just when Caleb is… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Emotional child neglect
  • Sexual harassment
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Alcoholism & recovery
  • Substance addiction & recovery
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The Lights on Knockbridge Lane by Roan Parrish

The Lights on Knockbridge Lane by Roan Parrish

Raising a family was always Adam Mills’ dream, although solo parenting and moving back to tiny Garnet Run certainly were not. After a messy breakup, Adam is doing his best to give his young daughter the life she deserves—including accepting help from their new, reclusive neighbour to fulfil her Christmas wish. Though the little house may not have “the most lights ever,” the Mills home begins to brighten as handsome Wes Mobray spends more time there and slowly sheds his protective layers. But when the eye-catching house ends up in the news, Wes has to make a choice: hide from… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Emotional child abuse recounted
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Anxiety & panic attack
  • Insomnia
  • Arachnophobia
  • Heart attack mentioned
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Little Thieves by Margaret Owen

Little Thieves by Margaret Owen

Vanja Schmidt knows that no gift is freely given, not even a mother’s love–and she’s on the hook for one hell of a debt. Vanja, the adopted goddaughter of Death and Fortune, was Princess Gisele’s dutiful servant up until a year ago. That was when Vanja’s otherworldly mothers demanded a terrible price for their care, and Vanja decided to steal her future back… by stealing Gisele’s life for herself. The real Gisele is left a penniless nobody while Vanja uses an enchanted string of pearls to take her place. Now, Vanja leads a lonely but lucrative double life as princess and jewel thief… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Physical & emotional child abuse
  • Attempted rape, off-page
  • Blood depiction
  • Emesis
  • Poisoning
  • Whipping
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The Ever Cruel Kingdom by Rin Chupeco

The Ever Cruel Kingdom by Rin Chupeco

After a treacherous journey and a life-shattering meeting with a twin neither knew they had, Haidee and Odessa expected to emerge from the Great Abyss to a world set right. But though the planet is turning once again, the creatures of the abyss will not rest until they have tasted another goddess’s sacrifice. To break the cycle, Haidee and Odessa need answers that lie beyond the seven gates of the underworld, within the Cruel Kingdom itself. The shadows of the underworld may hunger to tear them apart, but these two sisters are determined to heal their world—together.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Emotional abuse & gaslighting
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self harm
  • Blood depiction
  • Cannibalism
  • Grief & loss depiction
  • Death of a parent
  • Murder
  • Animal death

The Girl in the Photograph by Kate Riordan

The Girl in the Photograph by Kate Riordan

In the summer of 1933, Alice Eveleigh has arrived at Fiercombe Manor in disgrace. The beautiful house becomes her sanctuary, a place to hide her shame from society in the care of the housekeeper, Mrs Jelphs. But the manor also becomes a place of suspicion, one of secrecy. Something isn’t right. Someone is watching. There are secrets that the manor house seems determined to keep. Tragedy haunts the empty rooms and foreboding hangs heavy in the stifling heat. Traces of the previous occupant, Elizabeth Stanton, are everywhere and soon Alice discovers Elizabeth’s life eerily mirrors the path she herself is on.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Emotional child abuse & gaslighting
  • Postpartum depression
  • Suicide
  • Self-harm
  • Abortion mentioned
  • Miscarriage