Sunday, 26 April 2015

Word Scribbler Reading Challenge - Week 15 - A collection of short stories


Week 15 of my 52 book reading challenge (1 book per week for a year) is A collection of short stories. My chosen book this week is LOL, a romantic comedy anthology. It includes 13 love stories by Daisy Prescott, Mimi Strong, Elle Casey and more <3 . I'm reading volume 1. Volume 3 was recently released. 

Book blurb - LOL (various authors)

Love! Laughter! Pillow Fights!


Here's the very first issue of LOL, a NEW romantic comedy series! 

Enjoy 13 brand-new stories from your favorite NYT Bestseller and USA Today Bestseller romantic comedy and romance authors, including: 

The Return of Ursula, A Peaches Monroe Short Story by Mimi Strong 
Peaches Monroe returns to Los Angeles a married woman. But there's trouble in paradise. Her new husband won't invite her to the film set of his vampire-drama TV series. Peaches doesn't take no for an answer. 

The Real Deal by Elle Casey 
When Melissa takes one last farewell tour of an internet dating site, and she sees a listing she can't ignore. She sends a quick note to the guy, congratulating him on his creativity. When he writes back, he makes her an that's ridiculous and impulsive, but what the heck … you only live once, right? 

Handcuffed to the Stockbroker by Victoria Wessex 
Curvy Wall Street protester Alice handcuffs herself to Mason, a “suit” who represents everything she hates. Forced to spend the day together, the friction between hot-headed Alice and cool, gorgeous Mason soon explodes. 

EDIBLE: The Sex Tape by Cassia Leo 
Max Milan was destined for a decadent future. Then he made one tiny—epic—sex tape and it all came crashing down. Now he’s trying to get back on his feet, trying to secure a deal that will put him back in the spotlight. Then she turns up. 

Can’t Stop Wanting You by Gretchen Galway 
Jody Lapinski is a plus-sized chemist with a problem. The despicable Simon Brogan has moved into the upstairs unit of her house. In high school, Simon was an arrogant, heartless jerk. She's not going to forgive him now just because he's gorgeous and successful. Not after what he did. 

Legal-i-Tease, A Lawyers in Love Short Story by N.M. Silber 
Adam and Lily Roth are on their way to a romantic honeymoon in Rio de Janeiro. When they arrive, the last thing they expect is to be treated like celebrities. Can the newlyweds survive their fifteen minutes of fame and finally consummate their marriage? 

Kiss Me Again by Juliet Spenser 
High school English teacher Rachel Chapman spends her free time writing naughty love stories just for fun. When her notebook falls into the hands of sexy, fun-loving Tyler Kalinger, Rachel will do anything to get her secret stories back. 

An Extravagant Proposal (Billionaires in Disguise: Charley) by Blair Babylon 
Charley Parkhurst has been in love with moneyed, gorgeous Ford Dalio for five long years. When Ford whisks her away for a weekend in Paris to crash a royal wedding, Charley thinks he might finally pop the question, but Ford has other plans. 

On The Road, A Ransom Short Story by Rachel Schurig 
Daisy and Daltrey finally have a shot at happiness. They just have to handle a national tour, the pressure of fame, Daltrey's bickering family, a few crazed fans, and the lingering demons of Daisy's past. Easy, right? 

Christmas Shopping for a Billionaire by Julia Kent 
When Shannon is called to the mall to work as a sexy elf, her billionaire boyfriend, Declan, gets roped into playing Santa. The mall mommies start tweeting pictures, and soon everyone is crashing the mall to have a seat on Santa's lap. 

Love in Tune by Caitie Quinn 
Melissa Foehner is a rock star babysitter whose star has just disappeared. Now nothing will stop her from getting the show back on the road… Not even a broad set of shoulders and a smart mouth. 

Take Two by Daisy Prescott 
Maggie Marrion and Gil Morrow got a second chance at love. They discover the second time around is better than the first, especially when it comes to sex. Or at least it can be, with the help of magical blue pills. 

Surprised By You by Kelly Harper 
It’s a big day for tattooed rock star Haden Cooper. His girlfriend, Maggie, wants to bake him a cake.

If you want to join in with my reading challenge this week you can read the same book as me (info/purchase links are on the right), or choose from your own collection or local library/bookshop. If you do want to join in please leave a comment below this blog post with the book you're reading and/or tweet your chosen book tagging me @word_scribbler . Share this blog post with other readers, tell them what book(s) you're currently reading and discover new books to fall in love with :) 

1. A book with 'Winter' in the title.  I READ Winter Wonderland by Belinda Jones. REVIEW
2. A book set on or by the sea/ocean.  I READ The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen. 
3. A book with a red cover.  I READ Waking the Witch by Kelley Armstrong . 
4. A book with a colour in the title. I LISTENED TO the audiobook of The Red Necklace by Sally Gardner (read by Tom Hiddleston!) :) 
5. A book with 'Love' in the title. I READ A Very Accidental Love Story by Claudia Carroll. 
6. A book that has been made into a movie or tv show. I READ Insurgent by Veronica Roth AND Paper Towns by John Green.
7. A book recommended by a friend. I READ Looking for Alaska by John Green.
8. A book set in a place you want to visit. I READ The Apartment in Rome by Penny Feeny AND The Travelling Tea Shop by Belinda Jones.
9. A classic. I READ Far From The Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy.
10. A book set in a city. I READ A Week In December by Sebastian Faulks.
11. A book with an orange cover. I READ 
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury.
12. A book with 'Spring' in the title. I READ Promises of Spring by Jenny Lane.
13. A memoir / autobiography or similar. I READ On Writing by Stephen King.
14. A book written by a UK author. I READ Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch. 
15. A collection of short stories. I'M READING LOL (a romantic comedy anthology)

16. A book with food in the title.
17. A book set in your favourite place.
18. A book your mum loves.
19. A book with a yellow cover.
20. A trilogy.
21. A book with 'Summer' in the title.
22. A book with a music industry theme/musician character.
23. A book that was originally written in a different language.
24. A book everyone has read but you.
25. A book where the main character has your dream job.
26. A book with a green cover,
27. A book set in France.
28. A book with a film industry theme/character.
29. A book set in your hometown.
30. A book by one of your favourite authors.
31. A book set in Italy.
32. A book with a blue cover.
33. A book set in London.
34. A book about a road trip/journey.
35. A book with a one-word title.
36. A book set in the countryside.
37. A book with 'Autumn' in the title.
38. A book with a purple cover.
39. A book set in New York.
40. A book with a number in the title.
41. A book with an animal on the cover.
42. A 'banned book'.
43. A book that was published the year you were born.
44. A book set in Los Angeles.
45. A book with a black and white cover.
46. A book with 'Chocolate' in the title.
47. A book published this year.
48. A book set at Christmas time.
49. A book by an author with the same first name as you.
50. A book with snow on the cover.
51. A book you learned about because of this challenge.
52. Reread your favourite book.

My chosen book for week 15 is - LOL (a romantic comedy anthology)

What are you reading for week 15? 
A collection of short stories.

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