Giveaway – Best Romance Books of 2017

Posted December 29, 2017 by Geybie in Giveaways / 93 Comments

Best Romance Books of 2017 Giveaway

I cannot believe we are nearing the end of 2017 already. It has been an amazing year and I am so grateful for all of your love and support for my blog. To celebrate the end of 2017, my fellow book blogging friends and I are giving away one paperback to one lucky winner. I have carefully selected my FIVE TOP FAVORITES in 2017 for you to choose.

The Hookup by Kristen AshleyStandalone, small-town, alpha male, contemporary romance.

For someone who has read almost all of Kristen Ashley’s books thoroughly, I can proudly and honestly say this is one of the best she has ever written. I have enjoyed some of her books, liked some, loved some, and was head-over-heels in love with some, and The Hookup was undoubtedly one of the ones I fell in love with. It is a standalone, full of the awesomeness we’ve loved from Kristen Ashley, which is definitely far from disappointing.

The Hookup follows the story of a thirty-one-year-old, independent woman named Eliza ‘Izzy’ Forrester who was a new resident in a small town in order to avoid her psycho ex-boyfriend who has still hunted her due to her decision for parting ways with him. As a new member in a small town, she decided, one evening, to go to a local bar and start getting to know the community. Instead of mingling with other bar-goers, she, however, ends up spending her time with a man who is the most handsome man she has ever met and found herself later that night having an intimate time with him. Continue reading my review

Ghosted by J.M. DarhowerStandalone, second-chance, famous actor, contemporary romance.

Guys, I finally got the book I’ve been looking for. This kind of book is the reason I started this blog and love reading romance novels. I always look for stories like this and will always be. The kind of story that rips my heart out and heals it at the end. I loved Ghosted like crazy! If it is not enough to convince you yet, let me tell you what the story is about.

The story follows two teenagers, Jonathan and Kennedy, who were students in a prestigious private high school. Kennedy was a new student at school and was still feeling uncomfortable with her surrounding while Jonathan was a student with a bad reputation who was forced to attend the school he had never wanted. Everyone in school tolerated him merely because of his father’s reputation but it didn’t stop him from expressing his hatred. Continue reading my review

El Diablo (The Devil #1) by M. RobinsonStandalone, contemporary, alpha male, suspense, mafia romance.

As a reader with unsatiable needs for dark, suspense romances, El Diablo is, hands down, one of the best I have ever read in my entire life and, without a doubt, one of my top favorite reads of 2017. The only regret I had was the fact that I just discovered this brilliant author after years of book searching that contained the ‘wow’ factors, all of which this book had. My applause to M. Robbinson for creating this amazing book! It is a complete standalone.

The story follows the man who runs a worldwide mob empire named Alejandro Martinez, who is feared and admired by every living being, who bent laws and had a power over governments, who charmed every woman and got rid everything and everyone with the snap of his fingers. He is untouchable, unpredictable, unimaginably intelligent, seductive, duplicitous, and the legend whom the guys with powers both dreamed to become and wanted to kill. He is El Diablo (the Devil). Continue reading my review

Before I Ever Met You by Karina HalleStandalone, forbidden (age difference), contemporary romance.

Wow, what a fantastic love story! Before I Ever Met You is a complete standalone book by Karina Halle. This book is totally different from the most books I’ve read by this author and, hands down, one of the best books I’ve ever read so far. Before I explain in detail what I LOVED about this story, let me tell you what the story is about.

Jackie Phillips is a twenty-five-year-old, single mother with a seven-year-old son who has just recently been back to her hometown in Vancouver after breaking up with her longtime boyfriend and the father of her son. As a young, single mother without a degree, she barely makes ends meet despite having been working two jobs. Determined to give her son a better life, she decides to get back to her hometown, Vancouver, and lives with her parents, even though it is the last thing she has ever wanted to do after what she had put them through in the past. Continue reading my review

Mists of The Serengeti by Leylah AttarStandalone, contemporary romance.

I fell head over heels in love with this story. What a powerful, amazing storyteller Leylah Attar is. I cannot describe enough how I felt about this book, although I’ll try my best. This story is the kind of story that you would not just enjoy and love but stayed with you long after you finish reading it. I’m seriously feeling it now. It has the power that the other special books, which have been with me for years, had.

I was moved from the very first page till the last one. The moment I read the first page, I knew that “this is it.” This was what I’d been looking for. The unique, amazing story that reminded me why I loved reading romance novels in the first place. It hit the core in which I didn’t feel I was reading it. I could clearly visualize the moments, live it and experience it with them, as if I were in the story, in her mind, living her life, broken, trying really hard to be strong, to see the best in the situation. Very rarely when words really affected me this way. Continue reading my review

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About the giveaway:

  • The giveaway runs from December 29, 2017, until January 2, 2018, and is open internationally.
  • One winner will receive one paperback of his or her choice out of the five books above.
  • I will mail the chosen paperback to the winner after January 2.
  • I will randomly select the winner and privately email her/him.
  • I am not responsible for lost or stolen prize.
  • Winner must respond within 24 hours to claim the prize.

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What book would you like to win and why? 

Thnak you everyone for participating in this giveaway. There will be many to come. I promise. The winner of the giveaway is Jenea W. who won a paperbook The Hookup by Kristen Ashley. Congratulations! 😁❤️

I’m a fulltime reader who can’t live without books especially romance novels. In addition to books, I love animals, music, and dance shows. I hope you find your next read through my reviews and lists of recommendations. You can recommend me your favorites as well by leaving a comment on my ‘Recommend Me Books’ posts or check them out for awesome recommendations.

93 responses to “Giveaway – Best Romance Books of 2017

  1. Ghosted and Mists of the Serengeti were one of my favorites this year as well. I would love to win Ghosted, because I buy all my favorites in paperback but still haven’t bought Ghosted. THANK YOU!
    Shared this post on Twitter (@gemiinii90) & Pinterest (@gemiinii90). Subscribed by email 😉

  2. Jacquelyn McLaughlin

    Before I Ever Met You by Karina Halle sounds amazing. I love the cover. Thanks for the chance. Shared on Twitter @JackieMc0216 and Facebook Jacquelyn McLaughlin. Subscribed.

  3. Jenea

    The Hookup is one that I’d love to get my hands on! Great picks. They all sound so good. Thanks for the chance to win one too. 😁

    • Yes, it was a fantastic year of reading, Renee. I’ve enjoyed many and got lots of recs too. Couldn’t be more grateful. 😁❤️❤️❤️

  4. jewelsofsayuri

    I have never been much of a romance reader, so these titles are new to me. However, Before I Ever Met You sounds interesting and I’ll give it a try. I feel that you can consider Nora roberts books too for they are similar to the storyline treatments that you have mentioned

    • Thank you, Sayuri. I’ve heard great things about her books. I enjoyed some of the movie versions as well. I will definitely read hers next year. 😁❤️

  5. Awesome giveaway! I would love a copy of The hookup because I love Kristen Ashley’ books and was really looking forward to this one

  6. Jessica Baker

    I HAVE HEARD A LOT about Mists of The Serengeti and need to read it!!!! Thanks for the chance <3

  7. Mary

    I heard so much beautiful things about this books! I absolutely want to read The Hookup by Kristen Ashley 😍

  8. I would love The Hookup by Kristen Ashley since I love her! I like small town romances as well. I tried to sign up via side bar for your newsletter, but it gave me a error. I think it is because I’m already subscribed through WordPress… This has happened to me with other blogs. :/

  9. Nicole Minney

    Thanks for the chance at this awesome giveaway!! I would love The Hookup by Kristen Ashley because it was an awesome read and I adore her work😊

  10. Michella Patane

    I’d love The Hookup by Kristen Ashley. I loved this book and would love to add it to my paperback collection. Thanks for the chance!

  11. Elli Gonzalez

    I would love The Hookup by Kristen Ashley
    I hear so many great things of KA and I want to find out! 🙂
    Thanks for the chance, girl!! 💙💙

  12. I just love seeing everyone’s Best of 2017 lists. I will eventually read The Hook Up and Ghosted and Mists of the Serengeti. Your reviews early definitely played a role, for sure. 🙂

  13. MJ Symmonds

    I’d love Mists of Serengeti because I’ve heard so much amazing things about this book & author & I’ve never read any of her books yet but would love to. Thanks for the chance. Great list <3

  14. Maria Passia

    I’d love to win The Hookup! I love Kristen Ashley, her books make me feel good and I love the story of Hookup! Thank you for the chance!

  15. Lynne Brigman

    ❤Awesome giveaway ❤
    I would love to win El Diablo by M Robinson
    The blurb on this book catches me every time. It is on my TBR list also.
    Thank you for the awesome giveaway❤

  16. Okay so I just bought Ghosted and The Hookup after reading your reviews. They sound great. I’ve already read the Karina Halle book because she’s one of my very favorites. Truthfully if a book is about the mob, I stay away. Just don’t care for that. That’s just me though and I am glad you loved it. Great picks!

  17. I’ve only read the Karina Halle book and loved it. I hadn’t heard of a few of these. I’d love to hold and pet El Diablo, lol. Thanks for the chance.

  18. Jennifer Taylor

    Liked your Facebook page. Liked and shared on Facebook. Shared this blog post on Facebook and Twitter. Subscribed to your newsletter.

    I would love The Hookup By Kristen Ashley.

    I love her Chaos series and would live to read her new book.

    Thank you.

  19. Heather Merriman

    The Hookup! Subscribed and shared on Twitter @festherlight97. Thanks for the chance ❤️

  20. Chris Jones

    I forgot to put why, the review convinced me and sounds like an amazing book/story. I love when a book captures me

  21. Tresha

    I’ve seen so many book blogs rave about Ghosted and I’m curious about it. Thanks for the chance. 😊💓💓

  22. I’m torn between Ghosted and El Diablo, both titles sound terrific. Subscribed, liked and shared on FB.
    Thank you and Happy New Year.

  23. I’d looooove to win The Hookup by Kristen Ashley because DUUHH?! It’s our queen’s book and I want to have it real bad! Haha. Been a huge fan of KA since forever and it’s safe to say that I’ve read all of her books. All of them. Well, except for this one bcs I’m taking my time, savoring it. :))
    Thank you so much for this amazing giveaway and for letting international peeps join! Nice to meet you!!
    Liked your Facebook page.
    Shared this post on Facebook.
    Followed your blog.
    Retweeted your tweet. (@mndshl)
    Fingers crossed!!!!!

  24. Latifa Morrisette

    I woyld love The Hook Up by Kristen Ashley because her books are amazing!
    Subscibed , shared abd liked Facebook page

  25. Antonela

    Hi..Great giveaway..I subscribed and shared on twitter and pinterest..I dont have fb so sorry but I can not like it there.
    I looove books so it is so hard to choose, just one oooh that is cruel… Maybe El Diablo I have not read that one and you have me intrigued with your review, sooo…
    Happy New year… and to all of us booklovers great and many many amazing reads in 2018 !

  26. JOANNE PACKHAM

    WOW!! What an incredible giveaway!! I would love to read The Hookup by Kristen Ashley. My book buddy highly recommends Ashley’s books!! Thanks for the chance Liked and shared <3

  27. Ann Emerald

    The Hookup by Kristen Ashley.Also subscribed to your newsletter and liked on fb. Why this book? I didn’t have a chance to read it yet! And I love this author, especially the Rock Chick series and Mystery man is all time favourite book of mine.

  28. Artemis Giote

    Ghosted by J M Darhower! LOVE this book. It was my favorite read of 2017. I would love to own it as paperback.
    Thank you for the chance!

    Happy New Year!!!!

  29. I would LOVE to win Ghosted by J.M. Darhower! This was my favorite book of Jessica’s, because I know the love she has for super heroes, and this book felt more personal than any of her other books. Jonathan wanted to try so hard to be a dad present in his daughter’s life, and didn’t want to disappoint her or Kennedy again. I wanted Kennedy not to be so hard on him, but I got why she was. He needed the love and redemption to be in their lives again. Anyway, thank you so much for the chance to win! Happy New Year!

  30. Jyoti

    Great list. I’d pick Ghosted! I love it pretty much for the same reason as you mentioned. Everything about the book from the cover to the story and characters..I loved it all!

  31. Sarah Scholz

    Neat giveaway. Shared on Twitter (@SarahAScholz). I would love to win Before I Ever Met You ❤️ It’s sounds like such a great book. I’ve heard great things about it too. 😊 I already like your Facebook page and just started following your blog by email. Thank you so much for the chance. 😊 Happy New Year 🎉🎉

  32. Becky Kinard

    I would like to read Before I Ever Met You. It sounds like a great story as the main character has moved back home and is starting over. I like that she wants to prove herself and that she fall in love with a friend of her parents along the way.

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