Romancing the Station
We are celebrating all things romance at The Library Station on Saturday, Sept. 28, with Romancing the Station! Join the romance extravaganza from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Romance authors from around the Ozarks will be here for author talks and activities in salute to the genre. In the meantime, get revved up with this romance reading list!
Bared to You by Sylvia Day
Eva Trammel, plagued by her own insecurities, is drawn into an intense, obsessive relationship with the wealthy and arrogant Gideon Cross, of whom she declares, "He came into my life like lightning in the darkness... He had demons of his own. And we would become the mirrors that reflected each other's most private wounds...and desires."
Dark Lover by J.R. Ward
In the shadows of the night in Caldwell, New York, there's a deadly turf war going on between vampires and their slayers. There exists a secret band of brothers like no other: six vampire warriors, defenders of their race. None of them relishes killing more than Wrath, the leader of The Black Dagger Brotherhood. The only purebred vampire left on earth, Wrath has a score to settle with the slayers who murdered his parents centuries ago. But when one of Wrath's most trusted fighters is killed, leaving behind a half-breed daughter unaware of his existence or her fate, Wrath must usher her into the world of the undead, a world of sensuality beyond her wildest dreams.
First Position by Melissa Brayden
Anastasia Mikhelson is the rising star of the NY City Ballet. Though at the peak of her career, competition from a new and noteworthy dancer puts all she's worked for in jeopardy.
It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover
Sometimes it is the one who loves you who hurts you the most. Lily hasn't always had it easy, but that's never stopped her from working hard for the life she wants. So when she feels a spark with a gorgeous neurosurgeon named Ryle Kincaid, everything in Lily's life suddenly seems almost too good to be true.
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Pamela Dorman Books. ________ Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life--steady boyfriend, close family--who has never been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair bound after a motorcycle accident. Will is acerbic, moody, bossy--but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected.
The Hating Game by Sally Thorne
For Lucy Hutton and Joshua Templeman, executive assistants to the CEOs of newly merged Bexley-Gamin Publishing, it's hate-at-first-sight. So begins a series of daily passive-aggressive maneuvers, including the staring game, the mirror game, and the HR game, each played with the intensity of the Hunger Games.
You've Got Tail by Renée George
Sunny Haddock, an animal-loving vegetarian psychic, is stoked to leave California behind to start a new life in the Ozark town of Peculiar with her best friend Chavvah Trimmel. She ups the moving date when Chav goes missing and high tails it to the small town. When the gorgeous Babel Trimmel, Chav's younger brother, (along with the sheriff, the mayor, and some other nice folk) suggests Sunny haul her U-haul and butt back out of town, she's undeterred. Her psychic abilities might be out-of-whack, and blood makes her faint, but she's not a quitter. Besides, she's not about to go anywhere until she finds out what happened to Chavvah.
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