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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

The Best of 2013 (#GiftCard #Giveaway)

2013 sure had it's ups and downs but we made it through and we would like to wish all of our awesome readers a happy, healthy, and safe New Year. We saved all of our best reads to list today, we wanted to squeeze in every book we could for 2013! So here it is...all of the sexy, uniformed, inked, rockin', swoon-worthy goodness we came across throughout the year. We're looking forward to many more great reads in 2014 and hope you'll join us on that journey as well. Thank you from the bottom of our book lovin' hearts for being a RBtWBC reader. Enjoy this new year, start afresh, do something you've always wanted to do but haven't, take a chance, loose a little, love a lot, shed some tears, steal a kiss, have great sex, don't take a single day for granted, but most importantly rock on and read on in twenty fourteen! 
- Crystal, Lexi, Crystal L and the rest of the RBtWBC family!

2013 Best of… Young Love (YA)

2013 Best of...Bodice Rippers
Duke of Midnight (Maiden Lane #6) by Elizabeth Hoyt
Lord of Darkness (Maiden Lane #5) by Elizabeth Hoyt
One Night With a Rake (The Royal Rakes #2) by Connie Mason & Mia Marlowe
The Wicked Wallflower (Bad Boys & Wallflowers #1) by Maya Rodale 

2013 Best of...Hot Men in Uniform
Killing Time (One Eyed Jacks, #1) by Cindy Gerard
Secret Maneuvers (Ex Ops, #1) by Jessie Lane
Forged in Steele by Maya Banks
Thrill Ride by Julie Ann Walker
Born Wild by Julie Ann Walker
The Santinis Series by Melissa Schroeder
Hotter Than Ever by Elle Kennedy

2013 Best of...It's the Boots...or Maybe it's the Hat...or Those Tight Jeans...
Unbreakable (The Dalton Gang #2) by Alison Kent

2013 Best of...Fangs, Fur & Fantasy
A Touch of Midnight (Midnight Breed 0.5) by Lara Adrian
Lover At Last (Black Dagger Brotherhood #11) by J.R. Ward
MacReive (Immortals After Dark #13) by Kresley Cole
Twice Tempted (Night Prince #2) by Jeaniene Frost
Mating Instinct (Moon Shifers #3) by Katie Reus
Tempting His Mate by Savannah Stuart
Soul of a Man by Jamie Begley
Tiger Magic (Shifters Unbound #5) by Jennifer Ashley
Taunting Destiny (The Fae Chronicles #2) by Amelia Hutchins
Head Over Tail (Ridgeville #3) by Celia Kyle
Mated to the Devil by Eve Langlais
Fire Kissed (Shadow Kissed #1) by Erin Kellison
Breaking the Storm (Credence Curse #1) by Sedona Venez 

2013 Best of...Inked Goodness
Taking Chances (Taking Chances, #1) by Molly McAdams
Rule (Marked Men #1) by Jay Crownover
Jet (Marked Men #2) by Jay Crownover
Conflicted Love by Lola Stark
Lover At Last (Black Dagger Brotherhood #11) by J.R. Ward
Beyond Shame (Beyond #1) by Kit Rocha 

2013 Best of...Angst Fest (NA)
Four Seconds to Lose (Ten Tiny Breaths #3) by K.A. Tucker
Elite (Eagle Elite #1) by Rachel Van Dyken 
Falling Into You (Falling #1) by Jasinda Wilder 
Ten Tiny Breaths (Ten Tiny Breaths #1) by K.A. Tucker 
Wait for You (Wait for You #1) by J. Lynn
Undeclared by Jen Frederick
Unspoken by Jen Frederick
Taking Chances (Taking Chances, #1) by Molly McAdams
A Little Too Far (A Little Too Far #1) by Lisa Desrochers
Relentless (Shattered Hearts #1) by Cassia Leo
Fallen Too Far (Too Far #1) by Abbi Glines 
White Trash Beautiful (White Trash Trilogy #1) by Teresa Mummert 
Losing It (Losing It #1) by Cora Carmack
Torn (Torn #1) by K.A. Robinson 

2013 Best of...Sports Hotties
One Sweet Ride (Play by Play, #6) by Jaci Burton
Falling for the Backup Epilogue (Assassins, #3.6) Toni by Aleo

2013 Best of...Bad-Ass Bikers
One Ride by Chelsea Camaron
Razor’s Ride (Last Riders #1) by Jamie Begley
Viper’s Run (Last Riders #2) by Jamie Begley
Knox’s Stand (Last Riders #3) by Jamie Begley
Sex Piston (Biker Bitches #1) by Jamie Begley
Unbeautifully (Undeniable #2) by Madeline Sheehan
Unattainable (Undeniable #3) by Madeline Sheehan
Hell’s Knights (MC Sinners #1) by Bella Jewel
Heaven’s Sinners (MC Sinners #2) by Bella Jewel
Knight’s Sinner (MC Sinners #3) by Bella Jewel
Withstanding Me by Crystal Spears

2013 Best of...Sexy Rockers
Rock My World (Black Falcon, #2.5) by Michelle A. Valentine
Jet (Marked Men #2) by Jay Crownover
Music of the Heart by Katie Ashley
Beat of the Heart by Katie Ashley
Strings by Kendall Grey
Beats by Kendall Grey
Real Ugly by C.M. Stunich
Get Bent by C.M. Stunich

We want 2014 to start out right for you, so we are giving away a $25 Amazon gift card to one of our faithful readers to get their 2014 reading list started! To enter, just be one of our fabulous followers and fill out the rafflecopter below. Good luck and wishing you all the best that 2014 has to offer!
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miki said...

Happy new YEAR! Best wishes!

thank you for this contest that could make 2014 start really well^^

favourite 2013 releases reads? Elysian Fields by Suzanne Johnson

Maureen said...

Happy New Year! One of my favorites was The Luckiest Lady in London by Sherry Thomas.

jodi marinich said...

travis by nicole edwards my fav book this year by far

mk said...

Hmm, I see some I haven't read yet that I'm going to have to try!

mk said...

Oh, and fav read was Kinked by Thea Harrison

Lover Of Romance said...

Looks like you have had a fantastic year!!! I do love Thea Harrison and Shana Galen. Happy New Years!! Greetings to 2014! Hope this year is a good one for ya.

redzsm said...

I loved Lover at Last by JR Ward!!! I'm a total Blay & Qhuinn fangirl. I was so happy they finally got their HEA! Great book.

Thank you for the giveaway. I see a few I haven't tried on your list.

Kim Perry said...

Happy New Year!! My favorite book was Real by Katy Evans.

Jane said...

Happy New Year. One of my favorites was Cara McKenna's "Unbound."

Unknown said...

Happy New Year! So many great books this year - one series that stayed with me is Fading

Glittergirl said...

One you didn't list that I loved was Bec McMaster's London Steam Series...My Lady Quicksilver. Love that series.

I also like Grace Burrowes MacGregor Trilogy. Her writing is fantastic.

Hannah Howell has the Wherelocke-Vaughn paranormal series and I really enjoyed her IF HES TEMPTED.

And for self-pub's Cheryl Brooks Undeniable and Samanthe Beck's Private Practice heroes were my Book Boyfriends for the year ;-)

Victoria said...

Mine was RUSH by Joan Swan.
Happy New Year!

Victoria said...

Mine was RUSH by Joan Swan.
Happy New Year!

Kassandra said...

I did not see Against the Ropes by Sarah Castille on any of your lists..........loved it!


Tin said...

I love how you guys organised your list!

One of my favourites was Elizabeth Hoyt's Lord of Midnight.

Happy New Year!

Unknown said...

I LOVE the Kathleen Turner series by Tiffany Snow. Awesome series!!

Anita Yancey said...

My favorite 2013 release read was Tell Me by Lisa Jackson.Thanks for having this giveaway. Happy New Year!

Diane said...

Archangel's Legion by Nalini Singh.
I loved Kinked and Mating Instinct!!!

strawberryrose said...

My favorite is "Aden" by D B Reynolds. Happy New Years!

Unknown said...

I didn't see Stinger from Mia Sheridan on your list- I think you would love Carson!

gamistress66 said...

wow, what a list :D I even read some of them & agree the were great. can't think of any you missed but might have found a couple that i'll need to get read :)

happy new year :)

erin said...

thanks for the awesome post and giveaway! Loved your list! I'd have to say that one of my fav reads of 2013 would have to be The Story Guy by Mary Ann Rivers :) Happy New Year!

Jeanne M said...

2013 was a great year for reading in my household!

On my list of favorites Shana Galen inched out #1 with If You Give a Rake a Ruby but it was really tough deciding between her book and Maya Rodale's The Wicked Wallflower!

If I had my way I would have said both came in #1 on my "favorites" list!

Debby said...

I have read some on your list and have now added to my list. Not sure if I have one to add though.

krg said...

The Edge of Never by J.A. Redmerski, Rumor Has It by Jill Shalvis, and Lick by Kylie Scott were some of my favorite books this year. Thanks for the post and Happy New year! =D

Kaylyn D said...

One of my top books was Passionate Addiction by Eden Summers. I loved it!

Sophia Rose said...

I've only read eight of the books on your list, but many are on my wish list so I think you had a pretty good reading year.

I enjoyed dipping into Steampunk for the first time so the London Steampunk, Darkest London, and Blud series would make that list. I loved Patricia Briggs' Frostburned and Nalini Singh's Archangel's Legion too. Actually, there are so many more that I'll stop there. ;)

Loved visiting your blog and appreciate all the work over the last year. Happy New Year, ladies!

Susan W. said...

So many of my favorites are already on your list and I've found a few that I just might need to read. Happy New Year!

Barbara E. said...

My favorite read this year was Jennifer Estep's Heart of Venom - all of her books are must reads for me. I also really loved Richard Ellis Preston's Romulus Buckle & the City of the Founders. What a wonderful steampunk adventure. :D

Glenda said...

Great list! I would add Grace Burrowes -- any and all of her books. :-) Also Mia Marlowe's books. And was Valerie Bowman on the list?

Unknown said...

Of all the books I read in 2013, I liked the Hunger Games series the most.

Unknown said...

Winterblaze was one of my favorite reads this year also, I love the series. Other favorite reads were Magic Rises, Long Live the Queen and Reapers Property.

nurmawati djuhawan said...

thx u :)

Natasha said...

I loved Poison Princess by Kresley Cole it was one of my favorites!
Thanks for the chance to win!
Happy New Year!

Anita H. said...

Happy New Year! My favorite read for 2013 would be Jill Shalvis' Rumor Has It!!

Thanks for the giveaway! Can't wait to see what RBtWBC has in store for 2014 :)

Gaby Pendragon said...

Real by Katy Evans was awesome! One of my favorites!

Ada said...

My favorite read is from a new author Penny Reid. I absolutely love the first book in her Knitting in the City series, Neanderthal Seeks Human.

Vanessa N. said...

One of my favorites wad Mating Instinct by Katie Reus.

Unknown said...

Happy New Year!

There were so many must reads this past year! To many to name

Unknown said...

Happy New Year!

There were so many must reads this past year! To many to name

Unknown said...

Happy New Year!

There were so many must reads this past year! To many to name

Rita Wray said...

I loved Death of a Schoolgirl by Joanne Campbell Slan.

Texas Book Lover said...

I loved Heart of Obsidian and The Slammed series!

Unknown said...

I don't believe I have. I do have a tone of them but have yet to read them. Will do as soon as I can.

Deb PelletierC said...

I'm reading short stories right now. Hope to find more time to read.Deb P

Krista said...

My favorite book was Ever After by Kim Harrison.

Unknown said...

I have loved many of the books on this list and a few others. Edible Ella Frank was one of my favs Katy Evans Real which is on your list is up there too

Unknown said...

I see some books that I totally do agree were awesome for 2013. My favorites were mostly under your Best of...Bodice Rippers since I'm a HR lover

Mary Preston said...

THE BOOK THIEF was a favorite read of mine in 2013.

cheryl c said...

I read a lot of good books in 2013. Three of my favorites were SWEET MADNESS by Heather Snow, SLEIGH BELLS IN THE SNOW by Sarah Morgan, and THE PERFECT MATCH by Kristan Higgins.

PamM said...

Lover At Last was one of my favorite reads of 2013

Di said...

I loved Mary Balogh's Survivor Club series - The Proposal and The Arrangement - looking forward to more.

Beautiful Disaster said...

I liked Dark Lycan by Christine Feehan. I liked Styx as well. There's just too many to list ;)

Kamla L. said...

Hard As it Gets and Targeted made my list. The rest of your list is almost a exact copy of my fiending wishlist. :)

Unknown said...

I really enjoyed Reckless by S.C. Stephens :)