Rockin’ Reads Blog Hop

by Landra, @landragraf on September 23, 2015 · 41 comments


Rocking Reads2015 has yielded some really Rockin’ Reads for me. Now, I like all genres so I can get behind romance books in the erotic, contemporary, historical, sci-fi, and paranormal. I love me some delicious books.  That being said, I’ve got a pick for each category. I won’t keep you long either and I’ll give you

Erotic: Evening Storm by Anne Calhoun

Why? Erotic doesn’t mean you have to be naked.

Contemporary: The One in My Heart by Sherry Thomas

Why? The nerdy girl gets the guy.

Historical: The Legend of Lyon Redmond by Julie Ann Long

Why? I’ve been waiting a long time, and 2 days before the end of this blog tour I’ll have devoured this book. That is all.

Sci-Fi: Gemini by Catherine Peace

Why? World-building, action, and romance… in that order.

Paranormal: Soul Solution by Kathryn McIntyre

Why? Refreshing re-telling and a great concept for a short story.

Giveaway (available for US residents only): 

$5 Amazon Giftcard, and the choice of one of book from my backlist

How to enter to win:

Comment and tell me if you’ve read any of my rockin’ reads. If not, tell me what one of your reads is.

{ 41 comments… read them below or add one }

Anne September 23, 2015 at 6:53 pm

I haven’t read any of your reads. I can’t think of a book that really rocked me this summer. I did enjoy Magic Shifts by Ilona Andrews.


Landra, @landragraf September 25, 2015 at 2:58 am

You know, I have a naughty confession to make… I haven’t read Ilona Andrews yet, but I need to.


Jana September 23, 2015 at 7:53 pm

My favorite read so far this year was Darynda Jones’ Eighth Grave After Dark. Thanks.


Landra, @landragraf September 24, 2015 at 3:42 am

I’ve been hearing a lot about this series, and I’ll definitely need to check it out.


Sonal September 23, 2015 at 11:54 pm

Currently, my rocking read is Her Hometown Hero!


Maria Malaveci September 24, 2015 at 12:55 am

I haven’t but some of my favorites this year are: Before We Were Strangers by Renee Carlino and Hero by Samantha Young



Landra, @landragraf September 24, 2015 at 3:48 am

I’ve read Hero before, and I really enjoyed it. Haven’t heard of Renee Carlino, but I’ll add it to my list.


Tammy Faris September 24, 2015 at 2:07 am

Surprisingly I haven’t read any of those. I’ll be checking them out. My Rockin’ read for 2015 is MY Savior by Alanea Alder. Love her!


Landra, @landragraf September 24, 2015 at 3:51 am

I also like the sound of this book. Just checked out the blurb on Amazon. Thank you!


Debbie Watson September 24, 2015 at 2:39 am

I haven’t read any of yours
My rockn read is Elite Metal boxset


Landra, @landragraf September 24, 2015 at 3:49 am

Ooh, Elite Metal box set. That sounds exciting. I’ll have to check it out. Thanks for stopping by.


Sonal September 24, 2015 at 4:34 pm

I have not read any of your reads as of yet. My current favorite is Her Hometown Hero!


Landra, @landragraf September 25, 2015 at 2:57 am

I’ll be sure to check Her Hometown Hero out. Thank you for stopping by.


Trix September 24, 2015 at 7:59 pm

Haven’t read these, but they sound good! This year, I’ve enjoyed Aidee Ladnier’s THE KLOCKWERK KRAKEN and Keira Andrews’ A FORBIDDEN RUMSPRINGA. Damon Suede’s HOT HEAD is an all-time great, too!


Landra, @landragraf September 25, 2015 at 2:57 am

The Klockwerk Kraken sounds interesting and I’ve heard A Forbidden Rumspringa is good, too. Thank you for the suggestions.


Holly Letson September 25, 2015 at 7:20 am

I have not read any of yours, but I would like to.


Landra, @landragraf September 27, 2015 at 6:31 pm

Hi, Holly! Appreciate you stopping by.


Nadine September 25, 2015 at 12:34 pm

I have not read any of your works. The book which has haunted me for weeks after listening to it is Mark Tullius’ 25 Perfect Days.


Landra, @landragraf September 27, 2015 at 6:30 pm

This book sounds so good, too. I’m going to be add to my TBR list it seems and I have all the commenters to thank for it. :)


Jan Lee September 26, 2015 at 5:13 am

No I haven’t read any of the books you listed. My fave/rockin read was a toss up this year between This Man Trilogy by Jodi Ellen Malpas, and The Inside Out Trilogy by Lisa Renee Jones. :)


Landra, @landragraf September 27, 2015 at 6:21 pm

Lisa Renee Jones is on my radar, but I’ve never taken the plunge. Maybe that should change? :)


Michelle Willms September 26, 2015 at 10:12 pm

I haven’t read any of your Rockin Reads yet. I, too, have had a really great reading 2015 so far. John Connelly’s Night Music, Lisa Kessler’s Harvest Moon, Pierce Brown’s Golden Son, Anne Bishop’s Vision in Silver,Kerry Denney’s Jagannath, and the Future Chronicles, Special Edition (edited by Samuel Peralta) all gave me reasons to pause and contemplate something – each something different and wonderful (or creepy).


Landra, @landragraf September 27, 2015 at 6:20 pm

I see you love paranormal reads. I’ll have to take a peek at few of these. Thanks for stopping by.


Tara Woods September 27, 2015 at 2:13 am

I haven’t read any of your reads but Steel Blood & Fire by Allan Batchelder was an amazing fantasy read.
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Landra, @landragraf September 27, 2015 at 6:18 pm

Ooh, fantasy is definitely a genre I’ve enjoyed in the past, but haven’t found the right book to dive back into it. This sounds like something I’d enjoy. Thanks!


Melissa September 27, 2015 at 10:28 pm

Dead Witch Walking -Kim Harrison.


Diane Elizabeth September 28, 2015 at 3:43 am

No, I haven’t read any of yours, but I really liked The Scary Girls by JD Kaplan


Kyndal Smith September 28, 2015 at 10:21 pm

I haven’t read any of your rockin reads but I’m going back through the Zoey Redbird series and it is amazing!


Tiffany September 29, 2015 at 12:05 am

I haven’t read any of yours. Mine is any book by Amy Harmon!!


Daniel M September 29, 2015 at 2:22 am

haven’t read any yet and don’t have a fav at the moment


BookLady September 29, 2015 at 2:39 am

I have not yet read any of your listed books. One of my favorite reads is Styxx from the Dark Hunter series by Sherrilyn Kenyon. Thanks for the great giveaway!


Cheryl Rogers September 29, 2015 at 12:55 pm

Right now I reading through the Thunder Point series, by Robyn Carr


Tiffany Horton September 30, 2015 at 12:27 am

I haven’t read yours but I did go to a Ilona Andrews signing at a local book store recently which led me to read Magic Bites and it was so worth it! Definitely a rockin read!


Janie McGaugh September 30, 2015 at 2:52 am

I haven’t read any of your rockin’ reads. My favorite rockin’ read this year is Burned by Karen Moning.


KayCee K. September 30, 2015 at 8:47 am

I think I would like to read The One in My Heart by Sherry Thomas! Sounds like a great book.


Lisa Mandina (Lisa Loves Literature) September 30, 2015 at 1:42 pm

I haven’t read any of your reads, but ones that I love are by Jennifer L. Armentrout. Most recently I’ve read her Dark Elements series, and then I just finished Obsidian by her.


bn100 September 30, 2015 at 8:16 pm

haven’t read any of yours yet


heather kaufman September 30, 2015 at 8:43 pm

I have not, but would love to.


Kristi Van Howling September 30, 2015 at 11:38 pm

I haven’t read any of your reads. My rockin reads are 1) Devotion In Death by JD Robb and 2) Dead Ice (Anita Blake Series) by Laurel K Hamilton!


Christine October 1, 2015 at 2:44 am

Haven’t read any of those, but I LOVED The Wrath and the Dawn :)


BerkeleyHapa October 1, 2015 at 3:43 am

Have not read any of the above books. I recommend Magic Shifts by Ilona Andrews, but you should read the series in order, so don’t start with that one! If you enjoy historical romance, I recommend authors Courtney Milan and Loretta Chase.


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