Weekend Updates 7/4/15

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Today is Shurrn’s Birthday!
Go wish her a happy birthday on Twitter 🙂

We’ve got several giveaways to celebrate, so get ready to win some fun stuff!

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In celebration of Shurrn’s Birthday, The Smutsonian is giving away a $50 Amazon Gift Card! Click here to Enter!

In celebration our review of Lovely by Elizabeth SaFleur, the author is giving away three amazing prizes on The Smutsonian! Click here to Enter!

We’re giving away three eBook copies of Rebel: A Stepbrother Romance by Kim Linwood. Click here to enter!

We’re thrilled to be giving away both titles in the Enthrall Novellas series from Vanessa Fewings! Meet Dr. Cameron Cole and find out why he dominated our Book Boyfriends list! Click here to enter!

New Releases

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Olivia Cunning – Insider (Exodus End #1)

Kristen Ashley – Ride Steady (Chaos #3)

Sierra Simone – Priest: A Love Story

Holley Trent – One in Waiting (Den of Sin 20)

Jayne Blue – Dex (Great Wolves Motorcycle Club #1)

Ker Dukey – Drawn to You

J.A. Rock – The Grand Ballast

Laurelin McGee – Miss Match

Harper Bentley – Always and Forever (Serenity Point #2)

Tiffany Snow – Power Play (Risky Business #1)

Devyn Morgan – Unfading (Book One)

Tawdra Kandle – The Plan (Crystal Cove Books #2)

Elizabeth Harmon – Turning It On (Red Hot Russians #2)

Lauren Blakely – Sweet Sinful Nights (Sinful Nights #1)

Melissa Brown – Red Carpet Kiss

Elle Aycart – Heavy Secrets

J.L. Merrow – Played! (The Shamwell Tales #2)

Ann Mayburn – Alexandr’s Cherished Submissive (Submissive’s Wish #3)

Jennifer Probst – Searching for Always (Searching For #4)

Callie Hart – Violent Things (Chaos & Ruin #1)

Cover Reveals

Lana Grayson – Controlling Interests (The Legacy #2) Expected publication: July 15th 2015

Marie James – Begging for Hale (Hale #2) Expected publication: July 14th 2015 (Available for Pre-Order)

Leah Raeder – Cam Girl (Expected publication: November 3rd 2015) Available for Pre-Order

Ash Adams – Meeting the Step (Expected publication: July 6th 2015) Available for Pre-Order

Shay Savage – Caged: Takedown Teague (Caged #1) Expected publication: July 14th 2015 (Available for Pre-Order)

B.L. Mooney & Laura Emory – Shadow (Expected Publication: July 15th 2015) Available for Pre-Order

 

99 cent Deals

Hot Anthology Alert: Hot Beach Romance: Sand, Sunshine and Sizzle – 15 contemporary romance stories by best-selling and award-winning authors. Each book has a beach setting, an irresistible love story and high sizzle factor. Only 99¢

In celebration of the 1 Year Anniversary for Instant Connection by SL Marshall, you can buy the first book in the Connection Series for just 99¢ You can also enter to #Win a $50 Amazon gift card from the author by entering her giveaway!

Hot Free Books

Go load up your Kindle with these FREE smutty titles!
These titles have been hand-picked by the Birthday Girl and all 100% Smutsonian Approved!

Smutsonian Approved Tenaya Jayne – Forbidden Forest (The Legends of Regia #1)

Smutsonian Approved Anna Zaires – Close Liaisons (The Krinar Chronicles #1)

Smutsonian Approved Katy Regnery – Breaking Up with Barrett (The English Brothers #1)

Smutsonian Approved Ella James – Red & Wolfe, Part One (Red & Wolfe #1)

Smutsonian Approved Ophelia Bell – Animus (Sleeping Dragons #1)

Smutsonian Approved Jae T. Jaggart – Cash: Angel, Demon, Rock Star (A Seven Deadly Sins Story #1)

GIF of the Week

It’s no secret that Shurrn is a collector of GIFs – she’s a regular goddamn magpie when it comes to picking up little moving images… Unfortunately, not all awesome GIFs are applicable to reviews or live blogging her books… So, each week Shurrn will bless us with a new ridiculous GIF…

Yes, today is my Birthday, but did you know? Tomorrow is the start of Shark Week on the Discovery Channel!

Next Week

We are absolutely packed with smutty goodness next week!
Some of the exciting highlights: 

  • The Smutsonian is thrilled to bring you our list of TOP FIVE BOOK BFFs – Celebrating women in modern romance.
  • We have a review of Kayla Stonor‘s new Sci-Fi BDSM powerhouse, Submit By Treaty.
  • We’re bringing you a review of Trailer Park Abe 2: Abe Down Under because we’ll never get enough of Dominique Gerard‘s fantastically filthy All American Studs Series!
  • Plus our Birth-week celebrations roll on with lovely surprises for our readers!

Plus we have excerpts, interviews with some of the most talented authors to type a sex-scene, and several giveaways! Stay tuned my darling perverts!

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Hot Hipster Hunks – Like we wouldn’t have an entire Tumblr dedicated to beards and tattoos? Be serious…

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For the Love of Dicks – Just some good ol’ fashion gay porn (HIGHLY NSFW)

Weekend Updates 6/20/15

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We sent Shurrn out to the LAE 2015 Event. She’s currently loading up on book swag and hobnobbing with various authors. We plan to do several giveaways in the coming weeks to celebrate. Be sure to follow her twitter and instagram for photos and evidence of book-related tomfoolery.

Active Giveaways

We’re giving away three eBook copies of Rebel: A Stepbrother Romance by Kim Linwood. Click here to enter!

We’re giving away an eBook copy of The Hunted: Temptation by Ivy Smoak. Click here to enter!

New Releases

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Amy Lane – The Deep of the Sound (Bluewater Bay #8)

E.L. James – Grey (Fifty Shades #4)

Vi Keeland – Beat

M.N. Forgy – Relinquish

Amy Harmon – The Song of David

Clarissa Wild – Stalker

Meghan March – Beneath These Chains (Beneath #3)

Scarlett Ward – Step F*@k (Book One)

Ivy Smoak – The Hunted: Addiction – Part 1

Melody Anne – Burned (Forbidden #4)

Linda Morris – High Heat (Hard Hitters #1)

Karina Halle – The Offer

Rachel Blaufeld – VĂ©ritĂ©

T.M. Frazier – King (King #1)

L.A. Casey – Kane (Slater Brothers #3)

Victoria Danann – Two Princes (Sons of Sanctuary MC #1)

Robin Covington – Redemption (Nashville Nights #3)

Ophelia Bell – Dragon’s Melody

N.A. Alcorn – Forget (Changing Colors #1)

Staci Hart – Hardcore (Complete Series Box Set)

Cover Reveals

Melissa Collins – Repaired (Expected publication: June 23rd 2015) Available for Pre-Order

Tillie Cole – Reap (Scarred Souls #2) Expected publication: November 10th 2015 (Available for Pre-Order)

Sales & Deals

GET NAKED – Four Best Selling Authors – Four Best Selling Novels – ONE GREAT CAUSE at a fabulous low price! All proceeds will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House

To celebrate the release of “Dragon’s Melody” on June 21st, 2015, the Sleeping Dragon’s Omnibus will be discounted for a week. This omnibus contains all six books in the Smutsonian Approved Sleeping Dragons Series

L.V. Lewis – Jungle Fever Duology – On Sale for a limited time. A boxed set of The Ghetto Girl Romance Duology, which includes the books Fifty Shades of Jungle Fever and Exit Strategy.

Eight New York Times Bestselling Authors – Dark and Damaged: Eight Tortured Heroes of Paranormal Romance: Paranormal Romance Boxed Set – only 99¢ for a limited time!

Hot Free Books

Load up your Kindle with these FREE eBooks:

Ophelia Bell – Animus (Sleeping Dragons #1)

Ophelia Bell – Tabula Rasa (Sleeping Dragons #2)

Ophelia Bell – Gemini (Sleeping Dragons #3)

Georgia Cates – A Necessary Sin (The Sin Trilogy #1)

Zoe Dakota – Bear Country (North Cascades Shifters #1)

Lilith Darville – Scorpio Begins (The Scorpio Saga Book 1)

GIF of the Week

It’s no secret that Shurrn is a collector of GIFs – she’s a regular goddamn magpie when it comes to picking up little moving images… Unfortunately, not all awesome GIFs are applicable to reviews or live blogging her books… So, each week Shurrn will bless us with a new ridiculous GIF…

Next Week

We are absolutely packed with smutty goodness next week!
Some of the exciting highlights: 

  • The Smutsonian is thrilled to bring you a review of Cameron’s Contract by Vanessa Fewings.
  • We have a review of All the Arts of Hurting, a beautiful Historical MM Romance by Amelia Faulkner.
  • We’re bringing you a review of Renewed, the second installment of Harper Miller‘s Kinky Connect Chronicles series.

Plus we have excerpts, interviews with some of the most talented authors to type a sex-scene, and several giveaways! Stay tuned my darling perverts!

Shameless Self Promotion

Let me smut up all of your social media platforms!
Follow us all over the place!

If you don't already, join the thousands of awesome people following the Smutsonian!

Follow The Smutsonian Blog!

Follow me on GoodReads Where I live blog progress on all my books…

Follow Shurrn on GoodReads

Friend me on Facebook... I love making new friends!

Like Shurrn on Facebook!

'Like' The Smutsonian on Facebook & we'll keep you updated on Giveaways!

Like The Smutsonian on Facebook!

Check me out on Pinterest... It's like a "one-Click" button for my eyes...

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Find me on Instagram... It's mostly my dogs, but my dogs are awesome!

Follow Shurrn on Instagram.

Find me on Instagram... It's mostly my dogs, but my dogs are awesome!

Follow The Smutsonian on  Instagram

Follow @Shurrn on Twitter, I follow back!

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Check out The (Tiny) Smutsonian on Tumblr - It's smaller & has more eye-candy!

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The BDSM Smutsonian on Tumblr - Celebrating the world of D/s (NSFW)

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Crushing on Jake Bass - My infatuation with Male Model/Porn Star on display (HIGHLY NSFW)

Crushing on Jake Bass – My infatuation with Male Model/Porn Star on display (HIGHLY NSFW)

Crushing on Jake Bass - My infatuation with Male Model/Porn Star on display (HIGHLY NSFW)

Hot Hipster Hunks – Like we wouldn’t have an entire Tumblr dedicated to beards and tattoos? Be serious…

Crushing on Jake Bass - My infatuation with Male Model/Porn Star on display (HIGHLY NSFW)

For the Love of Dicks – Just some good ol’ fashion gay porn (HIGHLY NSFW)

Ophelia Bell – Ascend (Review & Excerpt)

Ascend by Ophelia Bell

Series: Sleeping Dragons #6
Source: Review by Request
Copy Provided bu the Author
My Rating: 4.5 of 5 Stars

Corey has always led an honorable life. He’s worked hard, found success doing a job he enjoys. He longs for a partner—a woman who will be his match, who might love him as much as she challenges him.

The last thing he ever expected was to wind up the consort of the Dragon Queen.

Racha, the Queen of Dragons, is awake after five centuries, but her promised mate is reluctant to bed her, the last and most crucial step in the ritual to awaken the brood of dragons she rules.

Will she be able to convince him before the magic consumes her?

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Ophelia Bell – Nexus (Review & Excerpt)

Nexus by Ophelia Bell

Series: Sleeping Dragons #5
Source: Review by Request
Copy Provided bu the Author
My Rating: 4.5 of 5 Stars

Born to a race of creatures that strictly polices its presence among humans, Kris possesses a gift only one dragon in each generation may possess – that of a human form that requires no magic to maintain. Only to Kris, his form is a curse because it means he has spent his life without the touch of another since he left his mother’s breast.

Graced by his mother with the mark of his race and raised by a reclusive sect of monks, Kris learns his destiny, and the means to shed his affliction, lies within the slumbering depths of a long forgotten temple in the Sumatran jungle. To fulfill his destiny, he must lead a group of archaeologists there to awaken his brethren.

Kris has been a patient observer during the ritual, watching while the dragons of the temple’s court gathered sexual energy from the humans. But finally his part of the ritual is at hand. His task is to receive that gathered power through the same means it was taken, and serve as the conduit through which that energy will awaken their Queen.

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Ophelia Bell – Shadows (Review & Excerpt)

Shadows by Ophelia Bell

Series: Sleeping Dragons #4
Source: Review by Request
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My Rating: 4.5 of 5 Stars

Everyone has a little bit of darkness in them. Hallie’s denied her own inner demons for months, running whenever someone gets too close to illuminating things she’d rather keep hidden. On the run from her past yet again, she fakes some credentials to join an archaeology expedition to the Sumatran jungle that sounds like the perfect way to escape. Out of her depth, she struggles not to let her teammates know she’s not really one of them, but she learns the dragon temple they discover might provide answers to questions she’d been afraid to ask.

The first night inside the temple she awakens to an invisible presence bringing her to heights of pleasure she’s never known before. He then disappears into the darkness without a word. She chases a shadow that might just be a hallucination, but pleasure like that can’t be all in her head.

When she finds her shadow man, she also comes face to face with her own darkness. She is forced to reconcile her past in order to embrace the person who will finally give her a reason to stop running.

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Ophelia Bell – Gemini (Review & Excerpt)

Gemini by Ophelia Bell

Series: Sleeping Dragons #3
Source: Review by Request
Copy Provided bu the Author
My Rating: 4.5 of 5 Stars

Dimitri and his twin brother, Alex, always led a charmed life. The inseparable twins were were good looking and smart. They grew up in an idyllic part of the world on the island of Crete. They studied hard together at university and graduated from a prestigious school with honors. But tragedy struck and Dimitri’s other half was wrenched from his life.

After that Dimitri struggled to fill the emptiness his brother’s death left behind. He had girlfriends. He had boyfriends. But nothing ever clicked, so he focused on being an award-winning anthropologist just hoping to distract himself enough from his loss to eventually move on. Then the offer of a lifetime fell at his feet, an expedition the likes of which he’d never imagined and just outrageous enough to spark his interest.

After a two-week trek through the Sumatran jungle, Dimitri’s wildest dreams are trumped by what he finds inside the dragon temple. Twin golden dragons await inside a dark chamber for him to awaken them. Will he be able to satisfy them both? All he knows when faced with the dilemma is that his sanity might just depend on it.

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Ophelia Bell – Tabula Rasa (Review & Excerpt)

Tabula Rasa by Ophelia Bell

Series: Sleeping Dragons #2
Source: Review by Request
Copy Provided bu the Author
My Rating: 4.5 of 5 Stars

Camille’s smart, bookish, and very shy demeanor has left her in the dust where men are concerned. But she loves her job as a linguist specializing in lost, ancient languages. When she gets chosen for an expedition into the far reaches of the Sumatran jungle the likes of which no one has attempted before, she jumps at the opportunity. Along the way, she becomes enamored of the geologist, a beautiful man named Eben, but is too shy to approach him and he seems to keep his distance.

Something inside the dragon temple awakens a deeper part of her and soon she learns of the ritual to awaken a long-forgotten race of creatures the world hasn’t seen in thousands of years. Her research tells her she’s a key. A virgin sacrifice. But it doesn’t tell her what that means. The magic in the temple reveals only that the dragons must awaken for her to earn Eben’s attention.

She sheds her inhibitions in one dark, heated moment to make it happen. What follows is pleasure beyond her wildest and dirtiest dreams.

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Ophelia Bell – Animus (Review, Excerpt, Interview, & Giveaway)

Animus by Ophelia Bell

Series: Sleeping Dragons #1
Source: Review by Request
Copy Provided bu the Author
My Rating: 4.5 of 5 Stars

For Erika and her team of Ivy League-educated archaeologists, trekking through a hot, wet jungle and penetrating the depths of the elusive dragon temple they’ve been hunting is all in a day’s work. Little do they know that once inside, their minds and bodies will become immersed in centuries-old magic, the tantalizing effects of which they are powerless to resist.

In spite of her attempts to prove she still has control, the magic compels Erika to begin a series of rituals to revive the long-sleeping denizens within the temple. Uncertain what to expect, her desire wins out when she sets eyes on the figure she is meant to awaken—a red dragon bound in the form of a beautiful man frozen in jade but definitely ready for her attention.

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