Apr 24

Slick Interviews Jenna Rutland

Giveaway: E-copy of Jenna‘s Just for the Summer


Slick’s interview with Jenna Rutland

Slick: When I read Jenna Rutland’s first book Just for the Summer back this time last year I fell instantly in love with her storytelling and her fictional town of Lake Bliss.  Jenna is back with her second book in the series Just For Appearances and it is every bit as good.   So Jenna, welcome to Guilty Pleasures and thank you for being with us here today!

Jenna: Thank you so much for having me here. It was wonderful to meet you last year, and I’m looking forward to seeing you at RAGT again this year!

Slick: Please tell us how you came up with the town of Lake Bliss and if it’s modeled after somewhere you’ve lived or visited? Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

AJ Pine’s Guilty Pleasures

Top Five Guilty Pleasures
AJ Pine

5. Let’s start with food. I’m going with savory and then sweet. My fast food guilty pleasure is the fried aj1cheese curds from Culver’s. I don’t know if Culver’s is a Midwest thing or if it’s everywhere, but if you’ve never indulged, head on out to the Chicago area. You are missing out!

aj24. A sweet guilty pleasure—and I can only find these at my fancy grocery store that has an international aisle—HobNobs. I lived in Scotland for a year and got hooked on these McVitie’s biscuits. Check out the part on the package where it says they are a good source of fiber. That means healthy, right?


3. Pop music. I’m not ashamed of my mainstream musical tastes. I love what I love, and if that means you pull up next to me at a stoplight and see me rocking out to some Taylor Swift or Maroon 5—or belting out an Ed Sheeran ballad—so be it. NO GUILT.

2. Tattoos. On men or women, doesn’t matter. I think body art is hot. I got my second tattoo ever aj4when my first book was published and will keep adding birds for each new release. Here’s hoping for many birds taking flight up my arm in the years to come. This pic shows a fresh new bird from my December release. Bird #3 on its way for ONE NIGHT!

1. My top guilty pleasure is one I’m most proud of—the TV show ARROW. I started watching ARROW on Netflix over the winter holidays and am proud to say that after 4 weeks, I had caught up on all 55 episodes and am now current with season 3. And within the show itself, my guiltiest pleasure is watching Oliver Queen (the gorgeous Stephen Amell) do the salmon ladder.



One Night cover

A.J. Pine
One Night (Only You #1)

When she lost it all, Jess decided to cope by living a lie.

But you can’t keep on pretending forever…

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Apr 24

Review – Nobody’s Dream (Rescue Me Saga #6) by Kallypso Masters

In true Kallypso Masters style, Nobody’s Dream brings us Luke and Cassie and their quest to find love, trust and faith. ~ Kitty, Guilty Pleasures 

One broken heart.

One battered soul.

No one said life would be fair or easy. Quiet, Peruvian-born artist Cassie Lopez learned this the hard way. Betrayed by the man she planned to marry, she shut herself off as far away from all but her closest friend from college…

Until the night Luke Denton came crashing into her Colorado mountain sanctuary with a vengeance. Confused by her heart’s response to this kind and gentle man, Cassie pushes herself to help the cowboy recover quickly so she can send him on his way. But Luke’s patience and understanding threaten to break down the very defenses she needs to survive in this world after he’s gone.

Search-and-Rescue worker Luke, who lost his wife and unborn child in a tragic accident, also knows firsthand of the unfairness of life. He keeps his own nightmares at bay by focusing on his rescue activities, most recently adopting and working with abused and neglected horses.

Can two wounded people find trust and love together? Do nightmares end where dreams come true?

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Apr 24

ARC Review – Two for Love by Lynne Silver

Two entertaining, charming, and outrageously sexy stories bundled up because let’s face most things are better in twos! ~ Slick, Guilty Pleasures

Two Novellas- One low price!
Cruising for Love
When Andi Greene heads out on a cruise, she’s pumped for a fun week of sun bathing with her best friend. Little does she know her best friend has surprises in store. The first is the cruise’s theme of BDSM. The other? Ship’s doctor Jonah Coleman, Andi’s first love, her high school boyfriend —the boy she thought she’d marry before he moved across the country and dropped her cold. But there’s nothing cold about their reunion. Sparks fly, and Andi’s relaxing cruise turns into a week of hot loving.

Jonah can’t believe he’s getting a second chance with Andi , who might need more than he knows how to give. But he’s willing to put everything on the line to find out if the heat between them is just the remnants of teenage love or more. And even though he has to let her go again, he’s determined she’ll never forget him.

Waiting on Love
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Apr 24

Review – Tall, Dark, and Deadly 3 book box set (Tall, Dark & Deadly 0.5-2) by Lisa Renee Jones

Like usual, Lisa Renee Jones has just the right mix of love, sex and mystery. Her writing keeps you on the edge of your seat and has you wondering just how they are going to get out of the trouble that they are in. ~ Kitty, Guilty Pleasures 

The Walker Brothers…
Tall, dark, and deadly, these three brothers run Walker security. Each brother is unique in his methods and skills, but all share key similarities. They are passionate about those they love, relentless when fighting for a cause they believe in, and all believe that no case is too hard, no danger too dark. Dedication is what they deliver, results are their reward.

Hot Secrets
55,000 words
Royce Walker, a former FBI Agent, who’s opened a private security firm with his brothers, has always had the hots for the prim, proper Assistant District Attorney, but considered her hand’s off because of a family connection. However, when danger threatens Lauren, he isn’t willing to stand by and watch her get hurt. Now the passion for survival is only rivaled by the passion burning between them. And that passion, might just be the death of them both.

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Apr 23

#OfficialFifty News – FIFTY SHADES DARKER






Film still from the never-before-seen FIFTY SHADES DARKER TEASE, available exclusively on the upcoming release of FIFTY SHADES OF GREY on Digital HD on Friday, 5/1 and on Blu-ray on Friday, 5/8.  FIFTY SHADES DARKER arrives in theaters February 2017.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.  #OfficialFifty and #FiftyShades

Watch the  new home entertainment trailer


The worldwide phenomenon comes to life in FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan in the iconic roles of Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey.  Ana is an inexperienced college student tasked with interviewing enigmatic billionaire Christian Grey.  But what starts as business quickly becomes an unconventional romance. Swept up in Christian’s glamorous lifestyle, Ana soon finds another side to him as she discovers his secrets and explores her own dark desires.  What results is a thrilling, all-consuming romance as Christian and Ana test the limits they will go to for their relationship.

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& BLU-RAY™ FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2015


Universal City, California, March 23, 2015 – The story of a searing love affair between a naïve college student and a billionaire entrepreneur, Fifty Shades of Grey, will have women worldwide planning a special Friday night in when the provocative love story comes home for the first time.  Fans of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele will be able to have the ultimate at-home movie experience when Fifty Shades of Grey, the global phenomenon that grossed more than $560 million globally, comes to Digital HD Friday, May 1, 2015 and Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand Friday, May 8, 2015from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Based on E. L. James’ best-selling novel, the Blu-ray and Digital HD include an exclusive unrated version of the film that features a never-before-seen alternate ending and the exclusive tease to the next movie, Fifty Shades Darker, along with almost two hours of all-new bonus features that go behind the scenes of this year’s hottest romance.

Shy and unassuming literature student Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) finds her life forever altered when she interviews the enigmatic Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) and is dazzled by the charismatic entrepreneur and his high-flying lifestyle. As the pair embarks on a passionate affair, Ana soon discovers that Grey has dark secrets and desires that will push her to the limits of her imagination—and beyond.

Jamie Dornan (TV’s The Fall, Once Upon a Time) and Dakota Johnson (The Social Network, 21 Jump Street) head up a talented cast that includes Eloise Mumford (TV’s The River), Max Martini (Captain Phillips), Marcia Gay Harden (Into the Wild), Luke Grimes (HBO’s True Blood), Jennifer Ehle (Zero Dark Thirty), Victor Rasuk (TV’s Stalker) and Rita Ora (upcoming Southpaw) in the wildly anticipated film adaptation of one of the fastest-selling book series ever published.

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  • Fifty Shades of Grey Unrated and Theatrical Versions
  • Exclusive Tease of the Next Movie Fifty Shades Darker
  • The World of Fifty Shades of Grey: Discover the artistry involved in creating everything Fifty Shades of Grey, including in-depth profiles of stars Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, and the characters they play.
    • CHRISTIAN GREY: Inside the world of Christian Grey and what makes him so magnetic and mysterious.
      • CHRISTIAN GREY PROFILE: Illustrated with film clips: Who is Christian Grey?
      • JAMIE DORNAN PROFILE: Meet the actor behind the iconic character.
      • CHRISTIAN’S APARTMENT: Living room, dining room, bedroom, bathroom and the Red Room
      • CHRISTIAN’S WARDROBE:  A look into Christian’s wardrobe.
      • A RICH MAN’S TOYS: Christian’s cars, the plane, the helicopter, all of the recognizable items from the book, now on screen
    • ANA: Discovering Ana and what makes her so compelling and relatable.
      • ALL ABOUT ANA: Learn more about the Ana character
      • DAKOTA JOHNSON PROFILE: Meet the incredible actress behind Anastasia Steele.
      • ANA’S WORLD: Beginning with her life as college student to her transformation into a woman living a life of luxury with Christian Grey.
      • ANA’S WARDROBE: A look into Ana’s wardrobe.
  • E.L. James & Fifty Shades: A chat with the creator of “Fifty Shades,” discussing the history of the novel and the experience making the film.  Follow the author at the Premiere screening in New York and come full circle as the film is released to the fans.
  • Fifty Shades: The Pleasure of Pain: A discussion with the BDSM consultant and a show-and-tell with property master.
  • 360° Set Tours of Christian and Ana’s apartments including the Red Room
  • Music Videos from Skylar Grey, The Weeknd and Ellie Goulding
  • Behind the Scenes of The Weekend’s “Earned It” Music Video



  • The World of Fifty Shades of Grey—Friends and Family: Profiles of cast members including Eloise Mumford, Max Martini, Marcia Gay Harden, Luke Grimes, Jennifer Ehle, Victor Rasuk and Rita Ora
  • Behind the Shades: Follow alongside director Sam Taylor-Johnson, producers E. L. James, Mike De Luca and Dana Brunetti, actors Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson and the rest of the cast through the making of the movie, including a candid discussion about the most challenging aspects of the story.


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