12 Days of Giveaways - Day 8 - Vicious - JA Huss

12 Days of Giveaways – Day 8 – Vicious


AND THE WINNER IS… Crystal Graves

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Welcome to my annual 12 DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS! 

If you’re new to this – here’s how it works:

1.   Each day from December 1 through December 12 I will put up a new giveaway HERE on my website with instructions on how to enter, a detailed description of the prize, and some stuff about the book or series. Each giveaway is different and each has ONE WINNER UNLESS you are the winner and you are from Australia or New Zealand.


MY GIVEAWAYS ARE ALWAYS OPEN INTERNATIONAL BUT the United States Post Office has stopped all mail delivery to AUS and NZ. Shit is weird BUT you can still win if you’re from AUS or NZ  because each giveaway has a GIFT CARD as well as a physical gift. So if the winner chosen is from AUS or NZ – there will be TWO winners. The AUS/NZ winner will get the GIFT CARD and the second winner will get the physical prize but NO gift card.

2.   Each giveaway runs UNTIL DECEMBER 13.

3.   Winners are CHOSEN and NOTIFIED on December 14. I will be notifying winners in various ways depending on how people enter. Sometimes on FB, sometimes on IG, sometimes in my FB fan group (Shrike Bikes), sometimes via email – and all winners will BE LISTED AT THE TOP OF EACH GIVEAWAY POST HERE ON MY WEBSITE on December 14.

4.   Winners have 24 hours to respond, then another winner will be chosen.

5.   ALL PRIZES WILL BE MAILED ON DECEMBER 15.  If I’m waiting on a winner to respond and they miss the December 15 mail date, that prize will be mailed when I get around to it. I live in the middle of nowhere so a trip to the post office is a “thing” for me. 🙂 So make sure you’re checking for winners on the 14th.

6.   I will send newsletters announcing giveaways on December 1, December 6, December 12, and a Winner newsletter on December 14. I NEVER send this many newsletters in a month so sorry if that feels spammy. I just have quite a few readers who do not do socials and there will be at least three giveaways that do not involve socials in any way. So I need to get the word out.

7.   You can also FOLLOW MY BLOG. I will also make a blog post HERE announcing ALL WINNERS on the 14th. If you want to follow this blog there will be a form at the bottom of each post to do that. Then you get an email when I POST HERE. I don’t do that often – December is the exception because of the 12 Days and my yearly “Wrap-up” post.


THAT’S IT! I HOPE YOU ALL ENJOY THIS! The world is INSANE right now so I’m just trying to spread some cheer and give back to all of you who support me and enjoy the stories I create.















Vic Vaughn is Vicious is a bad-boy-trying-his best-to-win-her-back romantic comedy about a misunderstood tattoo-artist-biker called Vicious and a good girl named Daisy who ghosted him seven years ago after she came to her senses. It’s filled with funny twists, dreams of grandeur, and all seven members of the most inappropriate family in all of Colorado.

My name is Vicious. God-given name, I cross my heart.
And it fits.
I’m a hot-as-f, inked-up tattoo artist at the trendiest shop in the Rocky Mountains.
I have the looks, I have the bike, I have the reputation.
That means I get the ladies.
Sure. There are lots of women out there who hate tattoos. Wouldn’t be caught dead with guys like me. And that’s fine. I’m not looking for girls like that.
I’m looking for that other kind of girl.
The wild one, the bad one, the crazy one.
Funny thing is… the one I fell for isn’t that girl.
She’s the Good Girl.
And maybe back when she was nineteen I came off as a ‘maybe’, but after seven years of distance I am now the definition of ‘not a keeper’.
But I can be a keeper.
I can make the good girl swoon.
I can be the dream guy she never saw coming.
If she would just… not press charges… I’m pretty sure I can turn this whole relationship around.




1. Signed Vicious Hardcover

2. Signed Vicious Special Edition Hardcover

3. Vicious Candle

4. Vicious Christmas Ornament

5. Super Swag Pack

6. Shrike Bikes Candle Tin

7. $20 Gift Card

8. Nordic Pine Soap

9. Special Edition Box

10. Gift Bag

This Special Edition box was up for sale last spring but is no longer available. So the Special Edition hardcover is out of a 100 limited-edition print run. It’s also a super cute box! The Christmas ornament for this gift set is different then the one that was available in the box (if you were wondering).


This book is not free but it is Whispersynced. So if you download the ebook (free in KU or purchase on AMAZON) then you can get the audiobook for just $7.49 on Audible. It’s also available on Apple Audiobooks.








(2) COMMENT BELOW and tell me what was your number one book or audiobook for 2021!


This is actually a hard one for me. I didn’t find much this year that I would consider outstanding. Granted, I read some weird shit and I also love young adult science fiction and thrillers. So you guys are probably not interested in anything I read. I bought a LOT of audiobooks. I don’t read books anymore, just audio. But most of them I didn’t finish. A book has to be either absolutely amazing or very original and well told to hold my attention all the way to the end. 

BUT I did finish a few and here they are in no particular order:

These Walls Can Talk and the second one,The Narwhal Strikes Back by Erin Mallon (Yes, THAT Erin Mallon!) . I also listened to her other audioplay, The Net Will Appear. I loved all three of these. She’s really good and of course, her narrators were all excellent. (If you don’t know, Erin is a really popular romance narrator for audiobooks as well as a writer). These first two books are HILARIOUS. I could not stop laughing. It’s a fictional (but kinda true!) “inside look” at the lives of romance narrators! 🙂 

Fault Lines by Emily Itami  – I actually really loved this one. Set in Japan – which I can’t get enough it. I will read any Japanese story if it has a great narrator and this book did. Not a romance, more women’s fiction. About a woman dissatisfied in her marriage and her secret second life away from her family. 

The People We Keep by Allison Larkin – Really enjoyed this too. Not a perfect book, but Julia Whelan narrates, so that part is perfect. A coming of age story about a girl who runs away when she’s sixteen and all the shit she goes through to find her place in the world.

Lore by Alexandra Bracken – YA Urban Fantasy. Modern-day Greek gods and a kick-ass heroine. I liked it. Every seven years there’s this big contest with the ancient gods – it’s VERY complicated. Like… probably need to read it twice to really understand everything. But I liked it. I probably will read it twice and I probably will get book two. 

The Dispatcher by John Scalzi and the second book in that short series, Murder by Other Means. These were both excellent. The only books I’ve ever read by Scalzi and he did not disappoint. I only wish they were longer (or he would write more about these characters). Futuristic tale about a world where everyone who is MURDERED comes back to life. But only people who are murdered. So now they have this new occupation called a “dispatcher”. The Dispatchers will murder people who are close to death so they can come back. Very original story, amazing narration, and yeah- basically loved it. Thank you Terry Schott for recommending it to me! 🙂

The Reincarnationist Papers by D Eric Maikranz – Interesting, kept my attention, but I thought the ending fell short. About a bunch of elites who have cracked the code for remembering who they were in their past lives and how they build wealth generation after generation and blah, blah, blah. Fucking elites. I’ve had enough of them. lol. But I did finish the book, so… Really centers around one character and his “awakening” or the first time he actually remembered that he had lived before and how he reconnects with other reincarnationists. 

Where She Went by Gayle Forman – an old book that was really popular back when I first started writing fiction. But I had never listened to it. So I did. And I loved it. Maybe my favorite out of all them listed. This is a book two in a duet – the first one is about a girl who gets in a bad car accident, goes into a coma, and need to decide if she will stay and live, or just die with the rest of her family. This second one is about her boyfriend who desperately wanted her to live and it’s years later. Narrated by Dan Bittner and he does a great job. 

Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro – probably the most low-key disturbing book I’ve ever read about a near-future where children are given mRNA drugs to change their DNA to make them smarter and more competitive. And it’s gotten to the point that if you do not genetically engineer your child, they don’t have a chance to succeed in the word. But ALL of that is the story behind the story. The real story centers around an android called Klara who is purchased to help her “girl” through the toughest parts of the genetic engineering process. See, most of the kids DIE from this treatment. And this girl already had a sister who died, so her mother is frantic with worry that she will die too. Anyway, it’s about Klara trying to save her girl and her bizarre android “culture”. It was def a 5-star book, but very disturbing, much like Ishiguro’s other work, Never Let Me Go. (Super fucking disturbing tale about clones who are raised for organ harvesting). I think about this book a lot.

Anyway. Those were my favs. 🙂


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Stay calm, stay safe, and let’s have a great 2022!

WINNERS FOR ALL GIVEAWAYS will be chosen on December 14 and announced on FB, IG, my fan group, my blog, and my newsletter. All gifts will be mailed on December 15th with priority mail, so hopefully you get them before the big day. ALL MY GIVEAWAYS ARE ALWAYS OPEN INTERNATIONAL.

645 Replies to “12 Days of Giveaways – Day 8 – Vicious”

    1. I am currently enjoying the mid life shifters series by J.L. Wilder. Any one of two them were good, I think my favorite was The Midlife Dragons.

    2. I listened to way too many books this year to have just one fav. However, I can choose 4 fav audiobook authors…
      JA Huss
      Vi Kneeland
      Penelope Ward
      Janet Evanovich

      I of course will add Nicholas Sparks to my fav author list, but I haven’t listened to his audio books yet.

    3. I waited a few days to answer this one and I still don’t know what to say. I get so engrossed in the books and the characters that I don’t want the stories to end. It’s too hard to narrow down to just one favorite.

  1. ❤️I read several books by Mary Balogh this year and I loved all of them. My favorite was Someone to Love. Thanks for this opportunity!🎄🎅🏻⭐️

    1. My favourite book this year has got to be all three books by doctor harper absolutely amazing read couldn’t out them down. Thanks so much for these opportunities and give aways theyean the world to us ja huss fans xxx

  2. I’m not a huge fan of audio books but I do love when Erin Mallon narrates. My favorite book of 2021 would be The Fisherman Duet by Jewel E Ann.

  3. I read do many books by so many authors this year it’s hard to pick just one. One of my favorites was I Was Born Ruined by CM Stunich.

  4. I read and listen to A LOT of books. But some of my favorites are from Author Emilia Finn AL Jackson Cat Johnson and Chelle Bliss.

    1. I had to go back through goodreads to remember what I’d read this year. The 5 star highlight from 2021 was the Ravenhood series from Kate Stewart. A rollercoaster read, this series had me alternately gutted, frustrated, on the edge of my seat, or a sobbing mess. Loved it!

  5. I didn’t get alot of reading in this year. This year has been crazy for me but the Glass Castle was a great read by Jeannette Walls

  6. Hi,
    Is it bad that I don’t have favorite book? Anything by Samantha Chase and Erin Nicholas is a win for me, and they have few new releases this year.

  7. I don’t really listen to audio books..and choosing a favorite book is like choosing my favorite kid..buuuut I guess if I had to pick one it would be Canary by Tijan…I don’t even know if it came out this year but I just read it and Holy Crap! 😳🔥

  8. I was so happy to listen to Vics book. He is so much more than I could have imagined. Thank you. You never disappoint ❤️

    1. I have a hard time picking a favorite. Mostly listen to books instead of read. Some books I picked just because I like the narrators. I love when there is a girl and guy telling the story!

  9. Silver lining Kelsey Kingsley, very touching, heartfelt, tear jerker loosely based on her own experience with pregnancy and preemie birth of her son

  10. I can’t really choose a favorite! This year has been a very good one for a lot of my favorite Authors and I’ve had the privilege of reading almost every one of them! From series to stand alones, I’ve enjoyed them all! I can’t pick just one!

  11. My fave read of 2021 wasn’t something new to me… I did a reread of your books from Tragic to Mr. and Mrs!!
    My faves are still Guns, HEA, and Five!!
    I mean… you don’t call me Mrs. Five for nothing!!
    I also think that This might have made it the 15th read of the HEA!! I could probably recite it from memory!
    Thank you for everything you do Julie!!
    I will never stop shouting from the rooftops what an incredible author you are!!

      1. I am still into reading. I plan to switch to Audible after the New Year. I have easily read over 100 books on different platforms this year.
        Having the freedom to read like this is easily the best part of retirement! Plus, it’s a great way to tune out this crazy world. Julie, your stories and characters are sexy and amazing!
        It seems like a lifetime ago since I started reading your stories. My first was the Turning Series. This were so hot! My favorite story this year would be Ford. I have read it twice and look forward to listening to the story. Thanks for the chance at these giveaways. It would be awesome to win anyone of them.

        1. Best would be the Steel Demon series by Crystal Ash. It made me feel every range of emotion and I literally cried when I reached the end.

  12. The book of the year for me is ” Saltwater Foodways” by Sandra Oliver : Know anyone who’s been feeling sorry for themselves? Down and depressed over Covid pandemic? Have them read this book, folks don’t know how good we have it, compared to our great great grandparents.

  13. Mine was A good Day for Chardonnay Darynda Jones. It was a hard one to pick but it made me laugh and thats hard to do ❤

  14. I finally finished Pam Godwin’s Deliver series. That series is the very best of all the books I’ve read this year.

  15. I think my 2 favorite books that I read this year would be Reaper by Kris Michaels and Torin by Maryann Jordan. I loved both of them!

    1. My favorite book this year was The Murder Between Us by Tal Bauer followed closely by Follow the River by CE Ricci. Both excellent books.

  16. 2021 is when I discovered your audio books while driving all over BFE for work. It’s hard to pick a favorite. I started with In to Her, then the Bossy Brothers series and been in a rabbit hole since. I also read the Kate series by Tate James and I really enjoyed them.

  17. My favorite book of 2021 wasn’t published in 2021, but that’s when I read it – Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer. And it’s non-fiction, which is super surprising for a favorite of mine!

    1. I have got a number 1 book, I’ve got a series! It’s got to be Rook & Ronnie series with the Misters to follow loved reading about all the characters especially Ford & son Five

  18. So I hate to admit this but I had time this year to only read one book. It was Cuffed by Joanna Blake. I loved it. I’m going to definitely make it a goal to get back to reading more in 2022. I used to read anywhere between 1-5 books a week. I miss those days. But these days kids work and keeping up with my house keep me really busy that I forget to sit down and find time for myself to read.

  19. This is hard. There have been so many new releases this year.
    Maybe men of hidden justice
    The boss by Melanie moreland is one of my favs.

    1. Honestly so many new releases this year that I can’t pick which one. I can honestly say that I since working from home I have not listened to many books in 2021 and 2020. If I go back into the field I am sure my love for audio will pick back up.

  20. Picking a favorite is impossible! I have listened to many of your audio books, Lauren Blakely, Corrine Michaels, Lisa DeJong. Colleen Hoover, I’ve read Nora Roberts, Helen Hardt, Danielle Steel, Catherine Coulter. So many books too little time. Thanks

  21. Tounge’s Taste by KL Savage. All the books in this series are amazing, but this book made me cry it was so good.

  22. I read your Turning Series and was amazed. I also read the King Series by Ivy Mason. It is the best Mafia series I ever read

    1. My fav books has ro mercs book in wastwd lust. Hard to choose just one
      But since I have to!! There no way I can pick any other

  23. There were so many great books this year but this was my most anticipated of the year and it did not disappoint. In Silence She Screams by Amo Jones! It was my everything.
    And for audiobooks, The Baby & The Bride by Laura Barnard. I swear I had a smile on my face the entire book. Laugh out loud funny, second hand embarrassment….it was great

  24. I’m like you Julie, this year finding something outstanding was a real struggle, but the one book that stands out above all others is Nightshade by Keri Lake. It’s a true escape. Other than that, in an effort to try and get out of a terrible slump, my book buddy and I went in a completely different direction from our normal “dark” and read some fabulous Historical Romance authors…we found two favorites Adele Clee and KJ Jackson. We had a blast. Finally we binge read an awesome MM series by Cordelia Kingsbridge, the Seven of Spades series.

  25. This is super hard because I’ve listened to a lot this year. One that I refused to delete after listening was 321. I cried so hard with that book and that was really unusual for me. I don’t get emotional with most books I read or listen to. I blame you because recently this has happened multiple times with your books. I don’t know if 321 was my favorite read but it definitely left an impression. I also listened to the Harem Series and really enjoyed the whole series.

  26. I’ve read so many good books this year it so hard to choose one. If I had to choose one it would have to be the series You by Caroline Kepnes

  27. I have a tie between the Grave Talker Series by Annie Anderson and The Devil’s Duet by Aleatha Romig. Both are so dang good. Thank you for the chance

  28. So I don’t listen to audio but I’ve read sooo many books this year. It’s hard to pick but Until April by Aurora Rose Reynolds sticks out for me.

  29. Hi Julie! I have to say, my favorite book of 2021 is 3 2 1. It just hit every emotion in me. I think about it often and even though I read the Kindle version, I bought the paperback too. Lucky for me, I bought a used one and it turned out to be a signed copy! The Mr’s series was also among my favorites. Thank you for this wonderful give away, I’m keeping my fingers crossed to win one of them!

  30. This was a hard one. I read so many great books this year. I’m gonna have to pick the New Camelot series by Sierra Simone. Man those books made me feel every emotion.

  31. My favorite book this year was Nightshade by Keri lake!!! It was a gothic romance. When I started reading as a young girl I was drawn to gothic romance and I still have a great love for it. Ty! For the chance💋💞

  32. My very favorite audiobook this year is Junco, love the story and the narrator, Kirsten Sieh is phenomenal – I’m not quite finished with I Am Not Junco (work has been tough and I no longer commute). I also really enjoyed These Walls Can Talk 1 & 2 and The Net Will Appear (there was a livestream performance of The Net Will Appear last year that I watched with my family so I was overjoyed that it was turned into an audiobook) Erin Mallon’s other audio plays (Come Find Me, Branched, and Skin Hungry are all worthy of a listen). Finding Tess by Beth Macy (author of Dopesick) was heart wrenching and very well done. And if anyone is looking for an audiobook to listen to with kids – my daughter (11) and I really enjoyed Interview with a Robot by Lee Bacon (we’ve listened to it twice so far).

  33. Each day these giveaways get me more and more excited!! I would say for at least the first 6 months of the year my favorite was Lotus by Jennifer Hartmann.

  34. This is such a difficult question I enjoyed do many books. Including books by LJ Shen, Tia Louise Jessica Peterson, Maya Hughes, Piper Lawson, A.L.Jackson…
    I Love Audiobooks also but the one I have to say is .
    The Miles high series by TL Swan I listened to the Audiobooks.

    The Stopover
    The Takeover and

    But Honestly I was going through such a bad time when I began this series and they saved me.I laughed so hard they made me laugh again when I thought it was impossible
    Thankyou so much for the chance xx 💜

  35. I loved Saint by Sierra Simone. I also loved Vic’s audio. Anything #teamshrike I love and this audio had me smiling so much!!

  36. I reread a series, Southern Comfort by Shelley Stringer. Didn’t realize it turned into a trilogy when I last read it, so having a new book added to it was great. I’d forgotten how good the books were, and loved every minute of reading them!

  37. My favorite book this year, anything by Maggie Cole, all her books are AWESOME! If I have to pick just one, I guess it would be Savage Tracker.

  38. This is beyond terrible. I haven’t been able to listen to any audio books this year. It’s been a crazy year. I went from listening to 2 or 3 a week to nothing. You know how people say, I feel naked without my watch on. Well I feel naked without listening to my books. 2022 is going to be different. I’m going to listen my heart out!!

  39. I have listened to sooo many books this year! My favorite book was Sick Heart not only was it a great story but Troy Duran and Lessa Lamb did an amazing job narrating. My favorite series was The Ravenhood by Kate Stewart narrated by Maxine Mitchell and Joe Arden.

  40. I read A LOT! This year I belong to two different book clubs that I joined to get me to try new books that I might otherwise not. The one through my local library was more of a challenge and it was for 12 books for the whole year but each had to fit a category that was given. One of the categories was to use the recommend a book feature they had recently rolled out and the book recommended to be was The 7 Husbands of Evelyn Hugo and it was fantastic! Never saw some of the twists coming at all and could not put it down. That is definitely a win in my world. I also read American Dirt this year and was very well written and emotionally wrenching.

  41. Good Morning! I am a persistent reader. I read every day always looking for the next good story, the next best characters to replace the last story and characters I just finished from the previous book. Last year at this time, I won the Regency Romance FB giveaway and I was turned onto a new genre of romance reads for me. So I think the book that has stuck with me the most this year, was “A Cocky Earl” by Annabelle Anders. I read every genre of romance book and I just started a suspense romance, but I also like action, thriller and mystery books; i.e., Lee Child, Daniel Silva, Brad Thor, etc. It is just too difficult for me to pick just one. Love them all and honestly, would probably read them all more than once and have.

  42. For 2021 it was Little Lies by H. Hunting. This book broke me out of a horrible book rut but bringing back some of my favorite characters and introducing their families.

  43. I’ve read about 60 books this year so far. I’m not gonna lie but your Original Sin series had me so engrossed and in love with the characters. My second choice would be The Brit by Jodi Ellen Malpas.

  44. I’ve read too many books this year! I really enjoyed the caravel trilogy by Stephanie Garber and the spin off Once upon a broken heart. Also The good lie by A.R.Torre was good.

  45. I was new to audible this year so I don’t know that I had a favorite book but I have been devouring several authors’ amazing books. You being one! I can’t hear them enough 🙂

  46. I listen to a lot of audiobooks, and I’ve actually listened to as many old ones as new. But my favorite this year was ROCK. Yeah, JA fucking Huss. I came to your books after it was released so I never saw the ads or the blurbs, when I saw it was in audible plus I thought “Let’s give it a listen”. The twists came out of nowhere. I kept thinking though I could read faster than listen, I was that anxious to get to the next reveal. Great, great book! Anyone of y’all in this group should read or listen to this book.

    1. I literally just finished Rock! And yep the twists were amazing. I felt like I was right there with him the whole time saying what the hell is going on.

  47. That’s a tough one but if I had to choose, This love hurts by Willow Winters would be one of my most favorites

  48. My top pick for best audio book of 2021 is Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir! It’s definitely a story to be HEARD and not read!!

  49. Wow! So hard to choose, I have read so many. I think I will have to go with Battle with Fire, the final book in the DDVN series by K.F. Breene, since it with the final book in the 11 book series that started in 2017, it was a long time coming.

  50. I don’t know about a favorite this year, I read a lot of James Patterson. I really enjoyed the Truly Devious series by Maureen Johnson.

  51. So I just discovered JA Huss books over the summer and have been obsessively reading/listening ever since. Honestly I can’t remember much about the books I read before that because they were typical romance and all pretty predictable. Fun reads but nothing the stuck with me. My absolute favorite that I’ve listened to this year was the Sin with Me series. But if we are talking books released this year, then Sick Heart tops the list. I’m going to run out of books in the JA Huss library soon, so thanks for all the recommendations!

  52. Omgosh I’ve listened to over 300 audiobooks in 2021 and I selected a few favorites. The first I can think of is Jelly Jars by Scott Verango and narrated by Aven Shore. Thanks for the chance. 💜

  53. To pick just one favorite read this year is impossible l have read a few new authors that I fell in love with their books and binged all of them. You are included in that list of new authors for me. Here’s a few books that have stuck with me so far this year. Something In The Way series by Jessica Hawkins, Texas Orchids by Samantha Christy, When The Stars Fall series by Emery Rose, The Players series by Jaine Diamond, The Bombshell Effect series by Karla Sorensen and finally all books by you JA Huss. I actually started with the misters series and read something before Mr. Match that said all of the rook and Robin kids come back into this series so I stopped reading the Misters series and went back to the beginning and started with Tragic and boy am I glad that I did. My absolute favorite so far was Sasha’s book. I wish the ending was different but hopefully I get over that. My next favorite so far has been In To Her which I just finished last night. I am not complete with all of the books so I can’t wait to finish this amazing journey and see where it takes me!

  54. I’ve read 322 books this year and am having trouble picking one. Recent favorites are Heard It In A Love Song by Tracey Garvis Graves and Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid.

  55. Christmas in Wishful it’s a mini anthology but each story flows so beautifully. I loved all the stories. I’ve been having trouble connecting to books lately so this jump started my interests again

  56. That’s a tough question, I read a lot of books this year ans many were great..I’d have to say the best was Aleatha Romig’s dangerous web series, or Alex Grayson’s hell night series.

  57. My favorite book this year was from Nalini Singh, I read 2 so I’ll count them as one favorite. Archangel’s light and Last Guard. Both excellent books. Nonromance, Think Again.

  58. Hi – Thank you for the chance again 😉❤ I have too many favorite books and I hope to get into more audiobooks after the New Year 😉

  59. This year has been really hard and I cant think of anything new that has kept my attention. I have been in a slump reading but I did start slowly listening to audio books and M. Robinson’s From the First Verse and To the Last Lyric were pretty amazing.

  60. I don’t do audibooks but I eat up ebooks. I fell down the TL Swan rabbit hole recently. I lo Ed her Stanton bros series

  61. Omg where to start. I’ve listen to so many audio books this year. My favorite has to be Mr. and Mrs. Seriously, the baby pig scene had me dying!

  62. I can’t say I have one favorite, but anything by you I would consider my favorite! I loved the whole Company series. I have been on a tear reading through everything of yours. Please keep them coming! Not sure what I will do with myself once I run out. I haven’t gotten to the KC Cross books so will have to go there next.

  63. I have a serious love for all things Erin Mallon and I 100% agree with you naming some of her plays as best listens of 2021! I’ve also been super addicted to The Ravenhood trilogy by Kate Stewart this year- the audio is *chef’s kiss*. Oh! And I loved the audio for the Original Sin series so much (Mmm Jonathan 😍 need I say more?) that even after listening to most of them for free I had to go back and buy up all 4 of the audiobooks for real because I’m super greedy like that. No regrets there!

  64. One of my top books for the year was Dotted Lines by Devney Perry. I loved how she ended this fun series. I didn’t listen to many audio books this year, but I have been enjoying listening to Wheel of Time

  65. Every book and audible book you published this year of course! I am not blowing smoke up your ass either. You really are one of if not my favorite author. I usually only read romance, dark, twisted and everything in between so you probably wont read any of my recs. My other favorite authors who I read everything they write are Tiffany Reisz, her Original Sinners series is one of my absolute favorites and one I will reread all the time. She always puts out a Christmas novella and I just finished that. Pam Godwin writes dark romance and her Deliver Series is the bomb, with Take as my favorite of the 9. Pepper Winters, Penny Reid, Jewel E. Ann, Pam Daws, Sierra Simone, Cherise Sinclair, A. R. Torre, JR Ward, Nora Roberts, Marie Force. I could go on forever. Love romance in what ever form it takes. I will stop rambling and thank you again for your talent and the chance to win.

  66. I am a mystery lover. Needless to say, my favorite books this year were romantic suspense and police procedural stories. I love when an author can get my stomach clenching. I love Angela Marson’s DI Kim Stone series. Kim is a dark character with a ton of flaws, but a great investigator. Many of the crimes are gruesome and some made me cry. I’m on the 15th book in the series; almost everyone was 5 Stars. The narrator is Jan Cramer. She is excellent.

    My other favorite is C.S. Harris’ historical (Regency period) mystery, Sebastian St. Cyr. series. Great mystery with the right amount of romance. The historical events sent me to Google for more information. The narrator is Davina Porter who narrates The Outlander series too. Another excellent performer.

    It goes without saying, Sick Heart is my favorite Huss audio this year. This is the first book with Lessa Lamb as the narrator. I loved her. I have Losing Francesca to listen to over the holidays. I reread/listend to Ford and 321 several times because I love them so much. These are among my top 5 all time favorites. They never get old.

  67. I can not pick a favorite audio book. I have never listened to one. Now for favorite book I have several that come to mind but I’m gonna have to say Three Two One by you.

  68. My favorite book this year was probably Sick Heart, and that’s not just me blowing smoke! It was so different than anything I’ve ever read before it. When you think about a book where the main characters don’t really talk, you wouldn’t think it would be so good, but it was such a cerebral and sexy book. I devoured it and still haven’t read anything quite like it. It’s amazing and one of a kind.

  69. Wow this is a tough question. I have read or listen to over 300 books this year. But for favorite audio book I’m going to go with Aurora’s End
    (The Aurora Cycle #3) by Amie Kaufman & jay kristoff. For actual book reading I binged
    (Pure/Dark Ones #1) by Aja James could get enough of them!

  70. Audio books are my jam these days! I love them and it if weren’t for audio books I probably would be too tired to read. I have enjoyed re-reading many of the books you have written using the visual graphic provided in the FB group and thoroughly enjoyed the books with this second look in order. It helps to get a deeper understanding of the world you created. Sick Heart was most likely my favorite new book this year. Something about that book just reached into my heart. As far as other authors, I found a book by Lauren Blakely extremely interesting, it is called The Muse and narrated by Shane East. (You have got to love Shane East!) As a former art teacher and student of art I have often looked upon great art and imagined being in the locations depicted in the paintings. This book brings the characters to life, they slip in and out of paintings as well as adding mystery, magic and love. The story seems to be very different than the usual fare by this author and I really enjoyed the magical journey it took me on. I look forward to checking out many of the books mentioned in this blog. Thanks for sharing your interesting reads, I am always looking for the next great read.

  71. My favorite audio book of 2021 was The Closer by Kristy Marie. I was hesitant b/c I loved the ebook. Like when they turn books I to movies – I wasn’t sure the audio would be as enjoyable….but it SO is.

  72. It’s difficult to pick a favorite but I really enjoyed Rose Code by Kate Quinn (it’s pretty amazing to read about the impact women had during WW2) and Eternal by Lisa Scottoline. Thanks for the chance!

  73. This is a difficult one for me. My favourite audiobook is currently tired between Attachment Theory by Kayley Loring and Saint by Sierra Simone ❤️ Thanks for the chance ☺️

  74. I read the Addicted/Calloway Sister and Like Us by Krista & Becca Ritchie series this year (well took me 11 months but I did it lol) and fell in love with that family

  75. One of my favorite authors is Jennifer Weiner. I read That Summer and was not disappointed. Actually anything the both of you write are usually my favorites.

  76. Easy one for me because I just recently read my favorite 2021 read, ‘The Love Hypothesis’ By Ali Hazelwood! A close second is ‘Mox’ an autobiography by my favorite AEW/WWE Wrestler Jon Moxley.

  77. Sick Heart is my #1 with Jewel E Ann’s Fisherman duet a close second. Phenomenal, both!! Kudoes to you and no, I didn’t say Sick Heart cause it is your book….I tell everyone it is #1. But, this giveaway is the one I’m hoping for as I LOVED Vicious and I bought the hardback of Sick Heart to have you sign at book bonanza 🙂 Thank you for the chance to have both on my shelf <3

    1. I’ve read and listened to so many romances this year, but the book that comes to mind first is actually non-fiction probably because of the impact it made. “How to Manage Your Home without Loosing Your Mind” by Dana White. It was entertaining and wity as well as super helpful.

  78. Hi Julie,
    I don’t have a favorite book by another author. But, I choose favorite characters and well besides Ford, James and Sasha. But for another author I love Nix and Lothiare.

  79. Okay – I’m not much of an audiobook fan. I have a 13 and a 10-year-old and much of what I read would not be appropriate for them to hear so I stick with the written word. I did listen to Lindsay Buroker’s “Star Kingdom” prequel I thought the narrator did a great job with the voices, but I love that series and most everything she’s written.

    Now, I have read a couple of new authors this year that I’m now checking out their other series. Jenny Schwartz’s “The Adventures of a Xeno-Archaeologist” led me to read her backlog, and then there was K.F.Breene and Shannon Mayer’s “Shadowspell Academy” series that led to me picking up Shannon Mayer’s “40 Proof” series. I was always a K.F.Breene fan since I discovered her “Warrior Chronicles” series many years ago. I discovered T.A. White’s “Firebird Chronicles” series, which then led to the “Broken Lands” and “Dragon Ridden” series. Do you see a theme here?

    BTW – I have to say Vic Vaughn is Vicious was a HOOT! I laughed so hard at the beginning, I about peed my pants. My husband finally asked, “What has you so tickled?” It is still one of the funniest books I’ve read this year.

  80. The Guncle by Steven Rowley. This was a total surprise for me as this was a new to me author and this book had all of the emotions of funny, sad, and a little romance thrown in!

  81. My favorite was a book written in dutch, translated its called light at the end of the tunnel. A memoir of a terminally ill young man. I cried almost every page

  82. I don’t “read” but I do listen! I have listened to close to 300 books this year alone! as for favorites any of the outlander series by Diana Gabeldon and the wheel of time series by Robert Jordan. but thoes are old favorites! lol

  83. Can’t select a specific book, but there was a series (The Busy Bean) that surrounded this coffee shop & each book was by a different author. I loved it because I got introduced to many more authors I’ve never heard of or read a book by; and it expanded my reading list!

  84. I just looked back at my Audible purchase history and I still can’t decide which Huss or Huss/McClain books I liked best. Obviously, the Rook and Ronin omnibus and the company. But I listened to the entire catalog of Julie’s works as well as the Huss/McClain books, so I kept going through them and trying to decide. I finally decided I can’t! Bossy Brothers has a special place in my heart because it was my gateway drug done the first two were on Audible plus.

    Otherwise, I was thrilled to see Julie also listened to the Dispatcher books. I absolutely loved them!! I want more too!

    Another favorite was NOS4A2 by Joe Hill. OMG, this is a fabulous horror thriller. It’s so well written and narrated!

    Then I fell in love with the non-fiction writer Rick Bragg, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who hails from Alabama. I listened to all of his books, starting with It’s All Over but the Shouting which is the the story of his maternal grandmother. He narrates his book himself in his soft Southern voice and it’s like sitting with a friend as he weaves the tales from his past. I highly recommend him. Ava’s Man is the story of his maternal grandfather. I was originally drawn in by his latest book, The Speckled Beauty which is his tribute to his dog. I loved it, especially because the dog doesn’t die!!

  85. I don’t listen to a lot of audio and I can’t say that there was one book that really stood out for me in my reading this year, I found myself having a hard time getting into reading this year.

  86. The best audiobook for me this year was Could Have Been Us by Corinne Michaels. It hit home being adopted! Loved it 💖💖💖

  87. I am not really a fan of audio books, so I don’t have one for 2021. But I do have a favorite book of 2021 I read 😍 That would be Nashville Dreams by Julie Capulet.

  88. My pick for the audible book I loved most this year is Green Lights by and read by Matthew Mcconaughey! It’s such a good life book about always looking for the next thing to push you forward. He does such a great job telling his story that I have purchased it for friends and have listened to it twice. It will probably always remain in my library as my go to audio book. It’s so refreshing and just a great lesson in life!

  89. This year I haven’t read a lot been a busy year. I made all three of my grand girls blankest for their birthday so I really haven’t read a lot The ones I have read I couldn’t pick between them

  90. Man this is a tough one! Sick Heart gets my top vote as favorite of the year, but I also loved the OtherEarth series, and Fantastic Land this year

  91. I don’t listen to audiobooks that much. But, my favorite book of 2021 is Founded on Goodbye by Kat Singleton. It was the first book I’ve read by Kat Singleton and it was so good! I loved it!

  92. I’ve got to say over all favourite is the discovery of witches trilogy. But it all depends on what mood I’m in, but also on the narrator. Also not all books are right for audio some just don’t translate well. Matthew Reilly’s Jack West jr, force affair, most things Susan stoker, Mr perfect, Terry goodkind’s legend of the seeker, annnnnnnd the list goes on. The sad part is that not all books are on audio there are some wicked ones out there that i’d really like to listen to. Sorry I do go on.

  93. A favorite book? Oh boy, you’re asking a lot there. I’ve read so many! It would be much easier for me to pick a few favorite authors. Umm…okay, if you’re going to twist my arm into picking just one…I’m going to go with… Trusting Cassidy (Silverstone Book 4) by Susan Stoker. I had a love/hate relationship with this one since I adore the series and it’s the last one.

  94. I have read so many fabulous books this year, but I would have to say that Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey was my pick. I normally don’t read these type of books but I am glad I did. I learned things that I didn’t know about Matthew. He has such great sayings in the book that really make you think. I would suggest if you are looking for something out of the ordinary, pick up this book. If nothing else you will maybe see that life does not have to be so serious all the time.

  95. I’d have to say The Nightingale was my favorite this year. Plus my son gave me the book because he thought I would like it – that makes it even more special.

  96. Hello! Favorite book for 2021………The Varsity Dad Dilemma by Lex Martin and The Devil I hate Series by Jullian Quinn.

    1. I read so many books by so many authors that I don’t rally have a favorite. I do get excited when more books come out for a series that I have read. I really liked the shopping for a billionaire series by Julia Kent and any if the Stephanie Plum books from Janet Evanovich, I have read her series about 5 times. I really enjoyed damaged gods by kc cross and have my calendar circled for the next book

  97. The only audio book I got to listen to was with the children, and it was around Easter time, don’t even remember what it was.

    1. I have read a lot of goos books this year. Damaged Gods is up there toward my favorite. I also discovered my love of MM romance so the Road to Blissville part 1 and 2 were amazing. They didn’t come out this year, but I discovered them this year. Thank you for all you do!

  98. I read a wide variety of books, some of my favorites this year have been The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner, Magic Lessons by Alice Hoffman, and Willow Winters Merciless series.

  99. I guess for me I had a favorite series or several. I started reading Cari Quinn and Taryn Elliot’s Oblivion series which bled into more. Some many stories intertwined and this year it was great visiting characters I love.

  100. I read so many excellent books this year that it is so hard to pick just one. One of the series I have really enjoyed is “Blood Brothers” by Samantha Wilde. Book #3 “Unchained” can out this fall. I can’t wait to read Book #4.

  101. To be honest, it was Vic – my very first JA Huss book that sent me down the rabbit hole that is your backlist. I put aside all other books to read all the Rook and Ronan, The Misters, The Company, and Bossy Brothers. You’re writing feels like it could be real and that’s why I can’t seem to get enough. Thank you for the world you created. It has given me such pleasure.

  102. The Hunted One by Brittney Sahin; The Wicked Aftermath by Melissa Foster & Beautifully Broken Redemption by Catherine Cowles

  103. Had a quick look apparently I have added 146 titles to Audible this year so far. I reckon 10 of these have yet to be started or finished. This has been a slow year but I was targeting romances over 15hrs long. So most of these are box sets. 2021 has been a year of two halves. Jan to July will be for ever known as pre-Julie. Favourite listens was Tormentor Mine series by Anna Zaires. Also loved two Nalini Singh Archangels Sun and Last Guard which both part of two different long running series which are fabulous PNR’s. All were released at the end of 2020. Then in an August I discovered you and I have only listened your audiobooks since. Tomorrow I will probably finish Ruling Class which is the last book I have of yours to inhabit. Might have to go back and re-listen to them all again, might and try company in some kind of order. Lots of these are new favourites for me. Sin with me series, Harem, Junco. However Sick Heart would definitely get best Audio book of 2021. Both for story and narration.

  104. That is a hard question.
    I don’t have one audio that I would say I love I have many too many.
    From Leta Blake, Victoria Sue, Nora Phoenic, KC Wells, Ana-Katrin Byrde, Anna Wineheart, Patricia Logan, Tal Bauer, Kora Knight, Melissa Foster, Lane Hayes, Elle Kennedy, Mary Calmes, Alice Winters, Ann Byrde, Z.A Maxfield, L.A Witt, to Lauren Blakely.
    There is so much great works published in 2021 and it’s hard to just top one.
    So I would say all are my favorites.

  105. I’ve listened to so many audiobooks this year it’s hard to choose which one I loved the most. I gravitated mostly to Louise Bay and of course Julie’s books.

  106. I only do audio books these days because I find I can’y sit still long enough to read a book. I have a lot of favorite authors that I start one book and then have to listen to (or try to) everything they have in their audio catalog or have written. I can’t say that I have a special book but just in the last few months these are the ones that stand out. The Mafia series by Maggie Cole, Give Me A Reason by A.L. Jackson and For the Love of English by A. M. Hargrove. There are so many more I could list.

  107. I only listen to audiobooks also my favorites this year so far was Damaged Gods. I needed the laughs it gave me at the time.

  108. I’m not an audio person. The author creates the voices I hear in my head while I’m reading and that never matches what I hear recorded.

  109. It was a very strange reading year for me, there weren’t a lot that held my attention and wowed me. Vic Vaughn and Damaged Gods were highly entertaining, I enjoyed them the most. The Songbook of Benny Lament by Amy Harmon affected me the most, had me thinking about it long after I was done reading. Sick Heart was intense too!

  110. Ugh…this is a tough one. Audiobooks have enhanced my life soooo much. I love audiobooks…I would rather listen to a book than watch tv or listen to music, which means I listen to a lot of books. Depending on the books, I listen to 2-5 a week. I have a long commute to work and audiobooks have helped with my road rage, lol! My favorite books this year (that have come out this year) are “The Hate-Love Duet” by Lauren Rowe, “Getting Real” by Emma Chase and “Vic Vaughn is Viscous”. I loved Vic so much that I listened to it again back to back.

  111. I really enjoyed a lot of books this year. This was the year that I found your books. I started with the standalone 321 to check out your writing before I began any series. 321 is a phenomenal book! Ark, Blue, and JD made a home in my heart which I believe they will always occupy. I ugly cried through the last half of that book! So good! I loved the story so much I plunged into the Rook & Ronin series falling for each of those characters and their intriguing stories. For the most part I have followed the reading order and I’ve read up through Happily Ever After and have been ruminating in those characters and their stories for awhile before I move on to the next books. They’re all so real to me I’m having trouble leaving them to move on to the next generation. Thank you for creating these characters who have become my bookfriends. We’ve had a great year!

    Other books that I’ve read this year that really stick out in my mind are Sicko by Amo Jones, Still Beating by Jennifer Hartmann, Redemption by Laura Lee, and To Burn In Brutal Rapture by Nyla K. Each of these have strong female characters who live through and overcome challenging events while discovering the love of their lives and getting their happy ever afters. I highly recommend each of them. If you have triggers, be sure to heed the trigger warnings.

  112. I have so many books for 2021 that would be my favorite I can’t really pick one! I mean I read all your books this year and there is no way I can pick just one favorite I truly enjoyed everyone.

  113. Priest by Sierra Simone & Den of Vipers by KA Knight for audios in 2021 are my absolute fave!! Also it’s my bday today & thanks for the chance, xoxo

  114. I got into audio books this year because I’ve been commuting to work and one of my favourites was a re-read/listen of Amy A Bartol’s Premonition series. And Amo Jones’s Elite kings. I also listened to a lot of very funny sports romances by Sarina Bowen.
    Damaged gods was my first of your books I listened to also!
    And now I’m hooked 😍

  115. I’ve read over 300 books this year. It’s so hard to pick just one. I’ve found so many new authors I really like. A bunch of my faves ha e released new books as well. Piper Rayne’s Greene series is one of my faves that has come out this year.

  116. Happy Wednesday! I’ve read quit a few books this year, I don’t know if I have an absolute favorite. The one I recommended the most was probably Sick Heart. I didnt do has many audible books like normal either. But one that sticks out was A Guy walks into my bar by Lauren Blakely, narrated by Joe Arden and Shane East. Still loving all these boxes! So beautiful and so much time and heart you put into them.

  117. Some of my favorites were Sweeper by Amy Daws, and Helen Hardt Steel Brothers books that released this year. And she just keeps going with that series.

  118. I have read so many good books this year! I got into new genres that I never thought I would be into & that’s been pretty cool! So I have a top 8 vs just one!
    By you:
    Damaged Gods Took me by surprise, loved it!
    Vic Vaughn
    Sick Heart
    By others:
    Nightshade by Keri Lake
    Master of Salt & Bone Keri Lake
    Isle of Sin & Shadow Keri Lake
    Devils Playground duet by Ashley Jade
    Devils Playground series by Penelope Douglas

    Thank you so much for the chance! Have a great holiday Julie & I’m looking forward to future books by you!

  119. Fave this year was probably I Pucking Love You by Pippa Grant. Haven’t read/listened to too many books this year. been in a bit of a funk.

  120. My favs were Nothing Special 8:Fox and Bull by A.E. Via, Carnival of Bones by Penn Cassidy, Scum by K.A. Merikan and so many more good ones. Thanks for the chance

  121. I listen to audiobooks all the time. I love yours of course, Lexi Blake, I just read a TL Swan that made me laugh out loud! But I still love some old favorites, authors Sandra brown and Nora Roberts. Shayla black, Helen Hardt and when kym grosso releases a new immortals of New Orleans book I’m all in!

  122. Hmm.. Sin with me. I loved the story. I have never laughed and then been turned on and then laughed so hard in my life. It was great

  123. I have to say Creeping Beautiful and Pretty Nightmare blew me aware I loved the whole story and I can’t wait for Gorgeous Misery…I was also introduced to Shane East as Donovan and now I obsessed with a new narrator !!! So damn you again Julie I am following everything you do and I love it all … Vics book didn’t disappoint and I would love for you to do a Sick Boys Series !

  124. Good morning!! My favorite audiobook so far in 2021 was Taboo Unchained by CM Stunich. Jason Clarke’s voice…sigh. Loved it!! Have a great day.

  125. I have listened to over 300 audiobook this year so no way I can pick. My favorite recent listen is The Idea of You by Robinne Lee. She also narrated the story. Loved it! Thanks for the chance.

  126. I read a lot. Both eyeball read and listen to audio. Most of my favorite books come from Stephanie Brother, Allyson Lindt or Mercedes Lackey. But the audio that rrally stood out for me this year is All the Queen’s Men by K. Loraine. It was a spectacular cast of audiobook narrators and I just absolutely loved it.

  127. I dont think I can pick a fave this year. I’ve pick up so many new authors there’s no way. In Jan. I discovered a wonderful book called Tragic(changed my life with this author). I’ve read EVERYTHING connected to Tragic even if the connection is just the author lol. I read the very emotional Emma Scott Lost Boys series. I hooked myself on everything Michelle Mankin writes. I’ve read 425 books this year and we aren’t done yet. I think 321 would be near the very top of my favorites. Mindf*ck series or Jay Crownover were also some amazing reads. Can’t wait to see what next year brings.

  128. #1 Audiobook? I have no ability to process that in my brain without overthinking. I know ‘When Ashes Fall’ by Marni Marin was one book that got to me.
    OMGee! this book took my two feelings ripping them in half, tossed them in a blender, and roasted them with garlic and onion. I f*cking cried like a waterfall. Ripped my insides out and threw them around. Otherwise, ‘SickHeart’ was EPIC for me. Read it on release day and listened when released in audio. The multiple layers in that book made me happy.

  129. I don’t think I can pic one honestly. I love just being able to get lost in another world and connect with the characters in the books on different levels.

  130. I have been reading ur books for the last several months and have read so many good ones. I don’t know if I can honestly choose the best. All the Mister books need to be read to follow the underlying plot. But I think Ford is my choice from Rook and Ronin series. I so enjoyed Five and that made Ford one of my favorite characters.

  131. Not just a book but a whole series. The Clifton Forge series by Devney Perry were some of my favorite books this year. I eventually went on to read all of her books plus the books she has written under her other pen name Willa Nash.

  132. I’m a huge Tiffany Reisz fan and I look forward to her Christmas story every year built around her saints series so this year it’s wrapped in black.

  133. I will answer this quite honestly and say, Vic is in my top three!!! Also in there is Electric Midnight by Nathan VanCoops! This package is so amazing…all of them are! Someone will be so thrilled to win each of them. Thanks so much for the chance! <3

  134. I have not tried audio books since all my reading is done on my kindlei spent much of 2021 reading in my spare time thanks to covid. I have aloso borrowed many books on kindle. In 2022 I will step into the audio to see how I like it. I loved The Dare & The Truth by Lauren Ladish- there was so much humor and laugh out loud situations which is much needed.

  135. Currently is The Broken Beginning parts 1 and 2 by Christine Michelle. It’s really tough to pick 1 favorite lol

  136. I am going to have to say Junco. It is taking me a while to get through but I am in love with her feisty kickass attitude. I know it’s been around for a while but I’m just getting to this amazing world you created. I have other authors I like but no one tops you.

  137. My all time favorite authors (other than JA Huss, of course!) is Lani Lynn Vale and as soon as they are available on Audible I buy it and listen to it! Lately I have started really liking listening to Historical romance mainly Hannah Howell.

  138. Of course I always enjoy your books! But 2 others this year and be loved are the one I’m reading now, the latest in the Outlander series, Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone & a unique story by John Marrs, The One. The story includes multiple characters & how they are all impacted by finding their DNA match, their perfect mate. It was really thought provoking & interesting. Happy holidays!

  139. I read so much that it’s hard to pick just one but I’m always excited anytime Toni Aleo drops a new book. Her latest hockey book was amazing.

  140. I adored the the audiobook of
    The Swan and the Jackal by J A Redmerski, I read the book years ago but the audio took it to the next level. It made it real, moving and absolutely riveting. Even though I knew how it ended, I was invested and sucked into the world of darkness, psychology and double crossing.

  141. Ok so the question was asked and my favorite read for 2021 was the blacklight series that includes different authors. I stumbled across as a bonus free read and was hooked right away. Still not done with the series as it is still releasing books but I will get there. Definitely a toe curling panty wet series may not be for everyone though. Hope to get this vicious pack though I’ve read this book and LOVED it. Definitely will read again.

  142. A few of my favorites this year we’re Love Next Door by Helena Hunting, Riggs by Sawyer Bennet, Mr. Smithfield by Louise Bay, and Uncrossed.

  143. Sin with me! This book was the first book I listened to with Tad (Jonathan) and I fell in love with his narrative! His dry sense of humor in this book and his bantering, I just love him. I have listened to him over and over since this book. I am so glad you two teamed up and have created so much together you’re a great Duo! Love you Jules! ❤️

  144. It is pretty impossible to pick just one though I did really love Vic Vaughn is Vicious. Some other favorites are Banking the Billionaire by Max Monroe – Thatcher Kelly is awesome and The Priest by SR Jones.
    A couple of great audio books are Strung by Victoria Ashley and Touchstone by Karen Stivali

  145. I have read so many great books this year but the Torment Duet by Dylan Page was probably my favorite. Those books have stayed with me and still have my emotions in a twist. Thanks for the chance!

  146. This is always so hard for me to answer! I haven’t read anywhere near as much as I usually do this year, and most of what I read was feel-good romances. I would say at the top of the list was A Deal With the Devil by Elizabeth O’Roark, one of the aforementioned feel good, slower burn romances. Also up there is Lessons in Sin by Pam Godwin because I am an absolute SUCKER for taboo priest romances (we can thank my mom for having me watch and read The Thorn Birds during my formative years LOL). I also finished the Thornchapel series by Sierra Simone this year (even though it came out last year I think) and that is one of my most favorite series ever too, though I can’t read that kind of beautiful prose all the time.

  147. I have 2. Rook and Ronin and
    Lie to Me. Both phenomenal reads. Have listened to them repeatedly when I am.in between books


    Can I cheat and give a fav book, AND audiobook? I am going to cheat… also, does it have to be released in 2021… MORE BOOKS

    Not released in 2021 but I read them this year:
    My favourite book: – I am a librarian, I had to read the book for work, it was actually really good- Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham
    My favourite audiobook listen(s): The anarchy series by an author named JA Huss 😉

    Released in 2021 AND I read them this year
    Fav book: (I only read physical books for work XD) – Frequently asked questions about the universe by Jorge Cham
    Fav audiobook: Damaged Gods- JA Huss

    I may have also listened to the entire Harem station series this year, which was also really good…

    Okay, I will stop now XD

  149. So far most of my audiobooks I’ve bought this yr have been JA Huss, my favorite was the bossy brothers but I haven’t listened to all of her books yet but I’m working on it.. I also listened to Jar of Hearts by Jinnifer Hillier .it was a really interesting book and I think it’s a must read.

  150. My favorite was The Fifth Season by J. K. Nemisin. It’s a fantasy book and it’s funny cause I mostly read romance.

  151. My favorite book this year has been “The Hate-Love Duet” by Lauren Rowe. I didnt pick up many books this year. I want to start up again.

  152. This year has been such a blur that I can’t pick my top read right now. But I did love Vic! And I’m not an audiobook listener but the voice of CJ Mission could make me interested in them real quick!

  153. I can’t name just one because there were several really good books. Just to name a few, I really liked “This much is true” by Tia Louise, “Wilder” by Nina Levine and the new books in the “MissFortune” series by Jana DeLeon. 📚
    Thanks for the chance! 🍀

  154. This year I discovered the Harem Station series and I fell in love with all those men and the princesses they fall for. I listened to these books in audible while working and got many weird looks because they made me laugh out loud!

  155. American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins. I also listened to A Rip in Heaven by her and cried. I takes a LOT to make me cry!

  156. I don’t even know how to choose! I read /listened to over 300 books this year, however a couple stand out. I loved Mr. ROMATIC. He was my favorite. I also loved the Deliver series by Pam Godwin. Dark and twisted seems to prevail. Lol

  157. Oh this is so hard, my favorite books this year I have a few – What Happens on Tour by: Luci Fer (an up and coming author) and Sunset Down Under by Lizzie Lioness (another up and coming author).

    Audiobook – Too many to name, but here are a couple : Any of the Bossy Brothers and anything by Rina Kent.

  158. Obviously, JA Huss and KC Cross books are often on my favorites list, but I’m presuming you’re looking for more details on “what else we’re reading?” Oh so, so many to choose from. But there were two real standouts for me this year (on audio). The first was “Broken Compass” by Jo Raven. Had me gutted at times, especially from the poignant message that blood relation doesn’t necessarily define who your family should be.

    The second is “Mr. Masters” by TL Swan; Shane East absolutely KILLED (in the best way) the delivery.

    An “also ran” in the category of best listens has to go to the “Licking Thicket” trilogy (Fakers, Liars, Fools) by Lucy Lennox and May Archer, narrated by Michael Dean. Laugh out loud hilarious and sweet.

    Anyway, thanks for always being my reliable #1 author, and for your always apparent appreciation of your fans. Happy holidays!

  159. I love my audiobooks. I had been dividing my reading time between ebooks and audibles but in 2021 I’ve definitely become more of an audiobook fan. The great narrators bring the story to life for me and I can still hear their voices long after the book is complete. I don’t have just one favorite and I love to read series, so beginning with the Rook and Ronin series, every single one of those are top shelf. The Company is probably my favorite there. Now I’m almost done with The Misters and I would highly recommend those to any reader. My other top pics are The Brit, Artful Lies and Wicked Truths, all by Jodi Ellen Malpas. Another top series for me is the Mafia Bride, Mafia King and Mafia Queen by CD Reiss. I also loved an old favorite that I had never heard on audio before, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt. I know your books will keep me entertained in 2022 and I can’t wait.

  160. My number 1 audiobook this year was The Company. I read the books when they released but I just got around to the full Company audiobook. Amazing…it was AMAZING! I love to listen to books when I work.

  161. This year has been a very difficult year for me, as far as reading . I have started on so many books but just could not get into them. So I think I would say ‘The Misters’. I actually finished the book and although it took me longer to read then I liked, I did enjoy it and would definitely recommend.
    I’m hopping with the change in weather my reading I will get back in the swing.
    Thank You for this fantastic opportunity. 😎
    Happy Holidays to you and all those that you love. ❤🎅🤶🌲💝

  162. My favorite audio book from 2021 (that was new to me) was a book written by you, Eighteen. I have listen to this book at least 6 times (if not more) already and plan on listening to it a few more times. Although my story isn’t exactly the same, it has similarities to it. I met an older man when I was younger (age wise, not life experience wise) and although we didn’t workout, the time spent with him helped to change my life in a positive way. We taught each other about life and loss. He will always be a part of my heart and memory. That’s about all I’m willing to say on this comment thread.
    Have a Merry Christmas Julie. Xoxo

  163. I have so many favorites. I loved Nora Roberts series Chronicles of The One, great series one of those that you cant put down. I also re-read all my old favorite series Christine Feehan- Dark Series , JR Ward – Black Dagger Brotherhood, Steven King – It and of course Junco!!!! and Rook and Ronin/Company….. I guess you could say it was a year of old favorites for me. Diving back into my comfort zone library. So…. new stuff…. Damaged Gods is my most current new fixation and my newest audible purchase.

  164. So I had a few good ones I have read so far this year. Some were in a series so read one after the other. Some of my favourite tropes in this list. Road to fire and Sound of Madness by Maria Luis. What I loved about this series; enemies-to-lovers. Story is set in London but a London and royal family straight out of the author’s imagination. Waiting to read the 3rd book, A New King. Enemies (an enemies-to-lovers sports romance. Also deals with death)and Ryan’s Bed (deals with suicide and mental health issues) by Tijan. Birthday Girl by Penelope Douglas. This is an Age-Gap romance. Fix Her Up by Tessa Bailey. A rom-com with a fake romance storyline. The Sweetest Obivion, The Maddest Obsession and The Darkest Temptation by Danielle Lori. This is just such a good Mafia series. Still Beating by Jennifer Hartmann. This is a dark romance and comes with trigger warnings. Bright Side by Kim Holden. This is an ugly-cry book. Have a box of tissues with you. Lastly The Naked Fisherman and The Lost Fisherman by Jewel E. Ann. Another age-gap story.
    Hope this isn’t too long!!

  165. It has to be Vicious
    The bad boy is so funny and with Vivi such a great double act and of course the narators are spectacular

  166. I think my favorite book so far in 2021 is Taking Turns. It was the first book I have read that really peaked my interest in a long time. I totally didn’t know JA Huss existed before that book. Now I am going further and further down the rabbit hole. I have read 10 books in the past 3 months by JA Huss.

  167. well A second chance contract by m robinson and i read your book this year so many books honestly those two wer ethe most recent

  168. My favorite book this year would be Taking Turns. I love the multiple partners and I wasn’t sure where it was going until the end. Of course I had to binge the rest afterwards lol. ❤

  169. Ok that is a hard one…..I would probably have to say The Dare Series by Shantel Tessier. Purchased it on a whim because the cover looked interesting and loved it!

  170. Too many books to choose from! Prior to discovering your books (which are fastly becoming my favorites 😁😁😁 Like every single one of them. Not one bad book out of the ones I’ve read so far! Which is pretty crazy because you have a lot) there are 3 series that immediately come to mind. I ended up purchasing these series on audible and have listened to them time and time again, they are not necessarily new but I just discovered them.

    First would be A Court of Thorns and Roses series by Sarah J. Maas. I really enjoy this series, it has everything: magic, war, romance, suspense, tragedy… who could ask for more! I can’t wait till the series is complete 🙂

    The next 2 series I found were from the same author Penny Reid, The Winston Brothers series and Knitting in the City series. Knitting in the City books are super lighthearted and fun. I used to mostly listen to really dark psychological thrillers, murder mystery and sci-fi books so these are really nice to listen to afterwards to decompress! I have actually found myself laughing out loud during parts of these books, so good. The Winston Brothers books are also lighthearted and fun with some serious moments thrown in (these are also set in the south so I get to listen to southern accents the whole time 😁). She also does some cross over of characters in her books (I’m starting to find that you do this as well) which I enjoy a lot! Thanks for the opportunity of winning some free swag and for writing some amazing books 😎

  171. I don’t think I have one favourite. I really liked Devil’s Day Night, New Camelot trilogy, the Ravenhood trilogy, and Sick Heart. I reread No Tomorrow, and the Havoc series.

    Thank you for another awesome chance ❤️

  172. I read a lot of books. This year I’m at almost 350. So it’s kind of hard to choose through all those books which was my favorite.
    Sick heart is my favorite among your books this year. Of everybody else is books I have to say the Fae Guardian series from Lana Pecherczyk is my favorite.

  173. I have read so many fun books this year so it is hard to choose just one. I will say “Indigo Ridge” by Devney Perry was a top choice for me.

  174. I now have two audible accounts. One started long ago with my kids. We all love Sci-Fi and fantasy. The favorite there this year is Expeditionary Force by Craig Alanson. In my personal account. 🙂 My favorite is “In to Her”. It was my first book with a trio and a first for some male interaction which I didn’t think I would like. The twist and the ending was spectacular and I immediately re-listened to it which is also a first.

  175. What If You & Me by Roni Loren was one of my favorite books of 2021! Also anything my Kristen Ashley. I just started Sick Heart and am loving that too! It’s so hard to pick favorites!

  176. I read so much, and at this time of the year I’m on book 379 so I have many, many books that are my number one, so I’m sorry I just can’t come up with just one that I liked above all others. I just love them all..so Thank You for everything…

  177. I don’t listen to audio books, but I do read a lot! All during the pandemic I have been obsessed with Zombie books. Are they my favorite reads of 2021? No. Here is a list of my favorite reads of 2021. King of Roses: A Royal Organized Crime Romance by Bella Di Corte. I loved the entire series. Vic Vaughn by JA Huss. I totally didn’t expect to like him as much as I do now. Damaged Gods, JA Huss. I love the different book style Julie came up with. This book was published in 2014, but has stuck with me deep down. The Final Winter: An Apocalyptic Horror Novel by Iain Rob Wright. This book is about choices and what they do in the grand scheme of things.

  178. I’ve read so many great books this year. The one that stands out the most as a top favorite is Tell Me You Want Me by Willow Winters.

  179. My favorite read of 2021 is The Restarting Point by Marci Bolden. It’s the first book in a series but I laughed through out it, and also, I really like Kait Ballenger’s Seven Range Shifters series. Thank you for the chance!

  180. One of my favorite books from 2021 was Canary by Tijan 💛 No audiobooks for me this year; young ears always seem to be around me.

  181. Oohhh this is a hard one. It really is a toss up between Little Fire (and Winter Sun) by Hollee Mands and your book Damaged Gods.

    Out of all of the books I’ve read this year, those are the ones that really REALLY stand out to me. They have also become my top reread books. So much so that I’m saving up to buy the paperbacks.

  182. I read so many books this year, i don’t know how to pick a favorite!!! Always Jillian Dodds, That Boy series. Dear Ava by Ilsa Madden-Mills was absolutely amazing. The Gilroy Clan series by Meygan Ward, love those boys and 🔥. Beyond the Tide series by N. Dune, this one got to me emotionally. Things I want to Say by Monica Murphy, so wrong yet so right. Lastly, I finally finished the Promise Me series by Paige Weaver, which I started years ago but found there were two other books. By far still a favorite of mine.

  183. I finally red/listened to My Dear Hamilton by Laura Kamoie…it’s a 20+ hour listen, but it was amazing! I also loved Lovebug, by Erin Mallon…she is such a great narrator and storyteller!

  184. This is a hard one for me because I can’t just pick 1 book. My top three favorite books of 2021 are (this is not in any particular order): Sick Heart, Damaged God’s and Canary by Tijan. I read by ebooks but I just had to have these three books in my hands!!

  185. I really only listen to audio books, I think I read maybe 10 books and listen to over 100 this year so it’s too hard to just pick one. In to her would be one of my fav’s by Julie and I’ve listened to it a few times now. Becoming Bulletproof by Evy Poumpouras was so inspiring and really makes you look at life and want to do more. Havenfall – Albany Walker, A discovery of witches trilogy – Deborah Harkness. There were a few crime podcasts that were pretty good, one that stood out was Dark Web, now that really make you think about what happened and really how safe you and your data is on the web!

  186. The story that sticks with me is Sick Heart. I listen to audiobooks everyday and it’s hard to remember them all. Therefore I go with the one who stays with me. Sick Heart is it this year.

  187. I’ve been in a reading slump as of late but early this year I did enjoy reading the Goddess Isles series by Pepper Winters. A little dark romance is always fun. Thanks for the chance! Awesome giveaway.

  188. My number one book was The Blood That Binds by Claire C Riley & Madeline Sheehan. It was written so well, incredible characters and unique story. I loved that it was out of my “usual “ it’s a zombie, post apocalyptic romance. Just really blew me away. Thanks for the amazing chance! I loved Vic’s story, and the familiar characters;) I’d adore this! Happy Holidays!

  189. I don’t think I rated any book 5 stars this year. I liked many, but nothing that I can recall was a Wow! and made me want to run to my reader friends and say “You have to read this!”

  190. I’m pretty spare about doling out 5 star ratings, but I really loved the Ward Sisters series (spinoff of the Washington Wolves series) by Karla Sorensen. I’m so glad she decided to continue the family into the next generation.

  191. Omg this is soooo hard! Ok so my first is Nothing Special Series Box Set, Books 1-5 By: A. E. Via. My second would be
    A Last Riders Trilogy By: Jamie Begley. I love all of The Last Riders books, heck for that matter I love all of her series period.
    And Nothing Special….OMG I just discovered this year and obsessed! Have all of these on Audible as well.

  192. My favorite series in audible version this year is Fable of Happiness by Pepper Winters, narrated by Tor Thom & Charley Ongel, and another favorite read is Canary by Tijan. Yours are all always at the top of list of favorites. ❤️ ❤️

  193. I’m into true crime TV and reading psychological crime/thrillers at the moment, so I’d have to say There’s Someone In Your House by Stephanie Perkins.
    Thanks so much for the giveaway! 💜

  194. Oh, there are so many books that I have really enjoyed, but I would say Ashes to Flames by A M Hargrove. I have read this book many times and will probably read again. I haven’t tried audio books, I like to see the words on the page. Thanks again!!💕

  195. Most of my favorite books are yours, Julie. But my all time favorite book (duet) is The Boy and His Ribbon and The Girl and Her Wren by Pepper Winters. Very good and totally unlike her other books, which are quite dark. Thanks for the way cool giveaways!

  196. My favorite book of 2021 is “The Secret of Applying Algebra to Your Everyday Life” by Sharon Megee 😉😃😃😃😃😃😃😉 Just kidding. Maybe I”ll publish that best seller next year.

    Julie, “Sick Heart”!!! Yours is the best audiobook I listened to this year. I love FORD, FIVE, the Original Sin series and all of your books I have just discovered this year, BUT nothing has kept me thinking like that intense ride of a story you created in Sick Heart. I enjoyed other authors’ work as well. I scrolled through my Audible library and Sick Heart still was number one. Thank you for keeping me thoughtful and entertained.

  197. Not to blow smoke up your ass bitch, but “I am Junco” was my favourite book this year. I suffer with MS and ADHD (amongst other things) – so holding my interest in a book can be challenging. I am the original bookworm and when my MS started getting worse (cognitive dysfunction as one symptom) meant my handling of my ADHD got worse. So I stopped reading for a long time – I had to reread passages and even chapters again because my mind had wandered the 1st or 10th time reading it. However I picked reading up again at the start of 2021, for some reason (I know not why) and immediately stumbled upon the Junco series. I had found a story that intrigued me from the start and with all the plots and twists kept my brain from sliding away. I fell in love with reading again 😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀😀 I then fell down the rabbit hole of your back catalogue 😀 There has only been one other author who has dragged me in like this – Stephen Donaldson. The Gap series he wrote (based on Wagner’s Ring cycle) is IMHO, phenomenal. Thank you for helping me a) rekindle my love of reading and b) helping me start to work my brain again so that I can improve my brain health.

  198. I love audiobooks and I’ll say that my most anticipated book this year was Sick Heart ♥️ and it’s my favorite of the year, besides Vic Vaughn is Viscous, because you sorta brought us back to The Rook and Ronin world!
    I can’t wait to to listen to Happy Ever After 🌸🌸🌸

  199. Another Hejsan from Sweden:
    Yay, it’s V-Day today 🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼 i.e. Vic Vaughn giveaway day 🤞🏼🤞🏼 And I do love me some audiobooks. Best thing since BabyBjörn (yay 🇸🇪). I switched to audiobooks when baby no. 3 came along (the “oops” variety) and life turned upside down. With no time for “sit down reading” and thanks to book streaming apps like Storytel I got to “get away” while battling the laundry, cooking endless meals and hosing of dishes. Now with teens and tweens I still enjoy audiobooks and most recently got hooked on Sarina Bowens True North series. I just love her writing style. Gripping and honest in so many ways while still staying true to the Modern Romance genre with fun and flirty writing, well rounded characters and some hot and heavy scenes. Thanks again for these fun giveaways and a huge hug from our snow covered Swedish stuga 👋🏼 // Tima

  200. Oh gosh.. I’ve read so many good books. I think some of my favorites was the Southern Series by Natasha Madison.

  201. I’ve listened to many Audiobooks this year. Especially yours. I started with audio then read too. BUT the most impactful moments was in 321 – you know when. I yelled in the kitchen WHAT??? WAIT ???? WHAT????
    Thankfully the dogs only heard me;)

  202. Not really into audio books, but I loved Sick Heart!! I also read lots of Pam Godwin (Deliver series), TL Swan, and LJ Shen. Thanks for being the rock star that you are!

  203. I can not pick a favorite my daughter calls me a book whore because I am a speed reader and go through so many lol

  204. I have read over one hundred books this year! Pick one you say? I could no sooner choose a favorite star in the heavens! Especially since many are a series. However, a few do stand out, in no particular order, Bossy Brothers, Vicious, the Unlucky Succubus series by LL Frost, The Hunter series by Mercedes Lackey, Damaged Gods, The Next Mrs. Russo by Jana Aston, Redheaded Redemption by Rebecca Royce, and Wreckage by Ripley Proserpina to name a few. I am looking forward to more from all pf these amazing authors!

  205. I’m not sure I have a fave, but I loved Vic Vaughnn is Vicious! It was so much fun to see some of my favorite charachters (Spencer!).

  206. One of my favorites this year was Secrets & Lies by Ella Frank and Brooke Blaine, it’s just so naughty! I also loved Night Prince by Felice Stevens, I don’t read a lot of paranormal but I loved this vampire book.

  207. I have read 221 books this year, and so many were brilliant, but I have started the Outlander series and that’s amazing. I also really enjoyed Sarah Bailey’s Horsemen quartet and Ellis O Day’s The Billionaire’s Baby series were brilliant as well.

  208. One of my favorites was an ARC of Hoping for Hemingway by Kelsey Kingsley. It was a beautifully written story that depicted mental illness so realistically.

    1. I’ve listened to a lot of audiobooks this year was actually the year I discovered JA Huss!! 321, Rock and the dirty ones were some of my favorites from your books. The candy boys series by Jo Raven were also some of my favorites.

  209. I started getting into leisure reading again this June. Mostly did alot of rereading series and some new standalone ones. The one that is a new read for me that stood out was my first Colleen Hoover book that I read or finish reading on Nov 9th was November 9.

  210. I would have to say one of my favorite books this year was “A Promised Land” by Barack Obama. This was the most interesting book and the prose was excellent!

  211. I fell in love with your books after reading In to Her. It’s the first book I can remember that brought me to tears. Such an emotional ending.
    My favorite audiobook was the Sin with me Series! The story line, writing style, choice of narrators and narrator performances were spot on. My top choice and one I will listen to many times. Thank You for sharing your talent.

  212. Hi! The best book I read this year was “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett. Thank you for the chance and Merry Christmas!

  213. Falling by TJ Newman was one of my top favorites to read this year. Thank you Julie for this giveaway. This is my favorite out of all of them. Merry Christmas to you and your family.

  214. Not my usual read, but Simon Carr’s Bob and the Blob was an experience. Staving off insanity with insanity. I’ve probably read it 20 times this year cause it’s so damn funny. My hubby has forbidden Simon to enter our bedroom.

  215. This year I’ve been all about the fun books. I read or listen depending on what I’m doing…listen in the car, while sewing or making jigsaw puzzles, reading in bed or curled up on the couch. That said, I’ve discovered RJ Blain and her Magical Romantic Comedies, With a Body Count series. And Maz Maddox’s RELIC and Stallion Ridge series are very different and fun.

  216. I couldn’t pick just one. There are several I read and reread of yours that I loved including Sick Heart, Damaged Gods, Vic Vaughn Is Vicious, 321, Losing Francesca, and quite a few more. I also loved Reverb by SM West, The Wolf Hotel Series by KA Tucker and several by Pam Godwin.

  217. This year I found Tijan along with Ivy Smoke and Maya Hughes. I also found your books. I have enjoyed all of them but I have favorites from each author I re-read often. For Tijan they are Enemies and Fallen Crest. For Ivy Smoak it was the Society. For Maya Hughes it was The Perfect first. Finally for you it was your book Sick Heart.

  218. My 2021 favorite been waiting for awhile is by Diana Gabaldon Go tell the Bees, I love outlander. I also enjoy your books Julie thank you for the chance

  219. Rebellious by Kristy Marie
    The Closer by Kristy Marie
    I have read and listened to both books

    Thanks for the chance!

  220. So, I am in now way an ass kisser, but…one of the first audiobooks I listened to this year was In To Her. And I was hooked! I loved the story, the tension, the love. One of my other favorites (again, remember…NOT an ass kisser) was Damaged Gods. What an amazing world you built in that story! I want to hang out with Pie and Pell! I have had two instances this year (both with Amy Daws books) that turned me from hating the book to loving the story when hearing the audiobook – the most recent being Sweeper. I have also enjoyed listening to the romantic suspense of Kennedy L. Mitchell – a new to me author until I got a request to review an advanced audiobook copy. Thank you for the chance for a giveaway.

  221. My favorite book I read for the first time in 2021 is definitely Happily Ever After. I started at the beginning of Rook&Ronin and went through them all and added that one in there. And it just made me so happy like I was a giddy teenage girl. I could listen to these books over and over and never get tired of them! 🖤

  222. My number one audiobook was TJ Klune’s Lightning Struck Heart, so hilarious and raunchy and well narrated, I had to immediately get the rest of the series!! Well worth it!!

  223. My absolute favorite book of 2021 is the same as last year: Shattered Silence by Anna Carven. Whenever I get in a book rut, it is my go to story. I love her Kordolians from the Dark Planet Warriors and Darkstar Mercenaries series. Sometimes I will re-read one of the other books in the series, but I usually reach for Enki’s story first. My second favorite is Rykal’s story, Forged in Shadow. Where Enki is a tortured soul looking for peace, Rykal is playful and fun. Some of the other books in the two series have more aliens and alien foods, along with visits to space stations, and in the General’s book a visit to Kordolia, Can I just say I love them all?

  224. Reel by Kennedy Ryan was my favorite book of 2021. I was completely captivated by the story was so blown away by the ‘movie within a book’ plot.

  225. I had three this year. First, Vicious because I have wanted Vic’s story for so long and it was amazing beyond my hopes. Second, F*ck Marriage by Tarryn Fisher was a surprise that it hooked me hard and sucked me in. Third, Fantasticland by Mike Bockoven was a Kindle Unlimited listen that blew me away and then I was able to share it with our 13-year old twins that are discovering a love of reading themselves.

  226. I have you to blame; I mean THANK for my audible library/addiction. Somehow I have been on a mystery binge and one of my favorites was Before She Disappeared by Lisa Gardner. It was just a little different and the main character wasn’t your typical detective – not even the detective, nor a vigilante, hard to explain. In addition, I own all yours too, and yours always rank in my favorites, but I was especially happy with the latest release, Losing Francesca. I loved it when I read it years ago and I’m so happy I could add it to my audio collection.

  227. My favorite read this year was The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis. I read it by audio then immediately after did the ebook.

  228. Happy December 8th Julie! I’ve answered this question a few times this year and I’ve always said The Love/Hate duet by Lauren Rowe..However the very first book I read this year was incredible and was in a very different genre for this writer so I have to mention Pam Godwin’s Sea of Ruin..

  229. This is a hard question for me. I also only listen to audiobooks and just finished #405 for the year. It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover is one that stuck with me from this year and Verity.

  230. I am not entering this one because, while I love all the things, I have the book. And because I cannot pick on or two fave reads for this year. I have read so many good ones this year! Caught or finished some series’ I was into and started more/ I’ve read stand alone books that were sweet, sultry, and down right dark!

  231. My favorite book was actually a series. The Kingmakers series by Sophie Lark. It was a four book set: The Heir, The Rebel, The Bully, and The Spy. They were all exciting and intertwined.

  232. I love audiobooks. I love to read Janet Evanovich. I drive a long way to and from work. I started her Stephanie Plum books in order and read all 28 of them. And then I read your books in bed. I just love your books. Thank you for this opportunity.

  233. I’ve read 287 ebooks so far this year LOL I would have to say A Beast So Cold by Beena Khan though. Chillingly dark.

  234. This is a hard one…Heal by Nora Phoenix was one of my favorites. It was the last in a series with an overall story arc but different central characters as a focus per book. I had been hooked on the series and while I hated it to end because I was so invested in the characters, it was a satisfying conclusion and wrap up.

  235. Wow, tough question. I guess I’ll go with Molly Harper’s Mystic Bayou series.

    Then again, I did finish reading the Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead, which was amazing. I just love Dimytri.

    I also have to mention the Cauld Ane series by Piper Davenport. Loved it!!! Read it more than once.

    Then, I read the Three series by Kristen Ashley which hit all the right notes.

    Plus, I finally got around to starting the Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Calre. It very entertaining. I’m up to book four.

    On a much more adult and naughty side, I read Willow Winters’ To Be Claimed series and K.F. Breene’s Deliciously Dark Fairytales series. Both of which scratch my I-Need-Something-Wild-And-Crazy itch.

    I guess you can say I have many favorites this year and they all made my year amazing.

  236. This is a difficult one but I will have to say, my favorite audio was The Pleasure of Panic. Seriously. I listened to it on my drive to Vegas from Oregon. As soon as I got there, I had to tell people about it.

  237. I’ve listened to several audios books this year. I’d have to say my favorite would be means Mrs. I read it but everyone kept commenting on how great the audio was. I laughed so hard It was a tie in my life that I needed a good laugh.

  238. My favorite Audio book i listened to this year is Jesse by JA Huss. It’s the book that started my obsession with the series.

  239. I read a TON of good books this year. But I can’t think of one that was totally so much better than all the rest like I had last year. Let’s see. Maybe Blood Magic by Liselle Sambury. I do keep recommending that one! Thanks for the giveaway!

  240. I have to say The Brit and The Enigma by Jodi Ellen Malpas so far are my favorites , but I do love most books I read .

  241. It would be impossible for me to name a single favorite book I’ve read this past year. I can give you some of my favorite series. The ones that I read, and then reread and reread again and again. The Straight Guy Srs by Alessandra Hazard. The Curl Up and Dye Mysteries by Aimee Nicole Walker. The Captive Prince Trilogy by C.S. Pacat. And the Turning Srs & Jordan’s Game Srs … but the authors name escapes me. It’s on the tip of my tongue…
    I really enjoyed listening to the Made Marion & the Forever Wilde Srs on Audio. Indeed, I listened over and over to the first bk of the Curl Up and Dye Mystery rather than simply rereading it. I have no idea why. I own all of my Georgette Heyer, Stephanie Laurens, Elizabeth George, Harlen Coben, Lee Child, Sarina Bowen, Lauren Blakeley, Jeffery Deaver, Karin Slaughter, etc etc etc on Audio albeit while I enjoy listening to books, my preference still remains reading the book myself.
    Oh yes. I just remembered. I purchased the president’s first volume of his memoir – the name of which escapes me, so I’ll just say (truthfully) that I have a number if Obama’s books simply so that I can hear him speaking out loud. It reminds me that the country, not too long ago, decided twice to vote for a bright, educated, empathetic, thoughtful, compassionate, family man who cared about the future of the country and more specifically for himself and young men of color; he cared about what and where those men were headed following Obama’s presidency. Altho he couldn’t possibly have imagined his downhill the country was headed following his historic presidency. (I try to hide the fact that I’m a liberal Democrat so I hope I haven’t given anything away.) And yes, I also own Becoming by Michelle and Born a Crime by Trevor Noah. It suddenly occurred to me that I appeared to only own male erotica and had no other reason to listen to books. Not a problem, per se, but I’d prefer that ppl realize that I occasionally read classics every so often so that when my nephew gets older, I can say with a straight face that college is important and made a huge difference in my life… 😂😂😂🥰🥰🥰

  242. Listening to a book a day, I have quite a few that are my top listens. Your Harem Station is one of them, along with Vanessa Fewings Enthrall series, Dr. Vincent series by Renea Mason and Josh & Kat trilogy by Lauren Rowe

  243. I have to say, this is really hard one for me. I can’t even tell you how many books I’ve read or listened to this year. I love reading books that are part of a series. I would so much rather read those than a standalone. I found the Harem Station series in late January of this year my obsession with your books began. I have read/listened to all of your books since. Absolutely love them all! My favorites are the Rook and Ronan series and all the spin-offs. I think if I had to pick one out of those, Mr and Mrs was absolutely hilarious. Vicious was also awesome! I love a book that makes me laugh. I can’t wait for the next book in that world. I also found and started binging on a new genre of books. Totally into the MC books (motorcycle club). Since I’m a biker chick makes total sense I fell in love. Some of my tops are the Dirty Angels MC and it’s spin-offs of Guts & Glory and Blood & Bones by Jeanne St. James, the Hell’s Handlers by Lily Atlas, Chicago Defiance and Houston Defiance by K. E. Osborn, and Cerberus MC with it’s spin off of Blackbridge Security by Marie James. Happy reading and thank you!

  244. The Monster – LJ Shen; Vic Vaughn Is Vicious and Luke – JA Huss; Taggart Family Values, Sirens in Bliss, and Happily Ever After in Bliss – Lexie Blake; The Camp, The Boss, The Palace, The Cult – Penelope Sky; The Russian Unleashed, The Cowboy’s Secret; Saint – Sierra Simone; When He’s Dirty, When He’s Bad, When He’s Wild – Lisa Renee Jones, all audiobooks

  245. This has been a difficult year so I haven’t read as much as I usually do but I’ve listened to and read some really good books, some weren’t so great but these are my top 3:

    Empire of Lies by Whitney G – it was hot and twisted
    The Junco series by JA Huss – it was such a weird, unusual sci-fi tale with so many secrets and plot twists it had me hooked. Junco had me so confused with her crazy but I believed in her and I grew to trust Tier. I absolutely fell in love with House because she was so unfiltered with her child like innocence. I hope Junco and Tier give her a new name 😊
    Damaged Gods by JA Huss – another quirky unexpected story and it was quite hilarious

  246. Vic is vicious was easily one of my best reads this year. (Considering I read almost all of your books this year is saying something.) my favorite audiobook is a tie between the Turning Point Series and The Takeover/The Casanova by TL Swan. I mainly dig TL’s books because my oldest daughters listen with me because they are so hilarious.

  247. My favorite book I read this year was “The Color Purple.” I know it’s a little late to the game, but it was so good! I talked about it for weeks. My second favorite was “Where the Crawdads Sing.” I seriously need a bookclub because book hangovers are real.

  248. Dream Spinner by Kristen Ashley as a newly published book, but I found myself turning to a number of re-reads for pure comfort when I was feeling stressed and overwhelmed this year: The Witness by Nora Roberts, a few of my favorites from Lexi Blake’s Masters & Mercenaries series (On Her Master’s secret Service and You Only Love Twice) as well as re-reading her entire Nights in Bliss and Texas Sirens series, topped off with some of my favs from Nalini Singh’s Psy/Changeling series.

  249. My favorite read of 2021 was The Finish Line by Kate Stewart. It was the perfect finale for the Ravenhood trilogy. That entire series still gives me all the feels

  250. I didn’t have one favorite book this year…. I love to read and listen to audio books. I will listen to a book while I’m cleaning house or commuting to work. I have listen to 33 JA Huss books this year! Some of my favorite reads or audios include: JR Ward – Black Dagger Brother Hood series, Taken By Vampire King, Stolen by a Vampire King, and Made by a Vampire King, By Roxy Ray and Lindsey Devin. (3 books) Yeah I’m into Vampire books lol I also love Romance and lots of raunchy sex as well! 🤷🏻‍♀️ Bad Boys after Dark Series, And Wild Boys after Dark by Melissa Foster. The Billionaires Wake Up call girl by Annika Martin.. This book was super cute. I also enjoyed Elle Thorpe series of 3 books Devious little liars, Dangerous little Secrets, and Twisted little truth. If you like harem books, you will enjoy this series! I will say Mr. Perfect I have listen to on audio twice! And I maybe in love with Ford! 🔥 Julie your imagination is refreshing! Your books are sexy, funny, touching… I can’t get enough of them!!!! I just finished Damaged Gods and I can’t wait to see where Pell and Pie end up!!! 😬

  251. I just love reading anthologies and boxed sets because I can always find some great new to me authors in them. My fave so far this year was Tinsel For Tatas. And now I’m really getting into Twisted Christmas. As for a particular book, that’s more difficult to nail down, I have read so many amazing books since far this year! As for Audiobooks? Anything from Lauren Blakely or Amy Daws. Omg, they are amazing! I’m definitely focused more on rom coms in these darker days of late tho. Lol I think many of us are padding our darker TBRs with some. And why not? They’re awesome. This Vic line looks fabulous! Happy Holidays! 🎄💕

  252. The Hunting wives.. but unfortunately didn’t read as much in 2021. Hopefully next year my toddler will let me read lol more.

  253. What the Wind Knows by Amy Harmon. It was brilliant. This book told the rich story of the past and wove it into today so beautifully.

  254. This shouldn’t be as hard as it is for me to answer. I listen to a lot and I mean a lot of audio books. I don’t read anymore, not time for it but I can listen and still get things done. I listen to a wide range of things. You are by far my favorite author…ever. I am going to have to say the Rook and Ronin and Ford books are my favorite so far but then I haven’t ventured into the KC Cross adventures yet, and still have more of yours to read. I try and pace my self with your books as I can get lost easily and have them all done in a month. I do need to get back and listen to a few again to see if there are any small things I may pick up now that I know more. 🙂 Please don’t ever stop doing this. Your mind must be a very scary place to be, but I love it.

  255. I really wish I could get into listening to audio books. I find my mind wandering and then trying to figure out where in the book I spaced out, so I do most of my reading on my kindle. I can easily read 4 books a week, picking one favorite is impossible. A few that stuck out to me this year were The Perfect Marriage by Adam Mitzner; and The Takeover/The Cassanova books by T.L. Swan. When I find an author I like, I try to go back to their earliest writing and then read their works going forward. I like to see how the writing style changes and how their character development evolves. I have a few of your books currently on my kindle and am looking forward to reading them!

  256. Oh my goodness – I listen to so many audio books that it’s hard to choose just one! Anything narrated by Zachary Weber, Shane East, Sebastian York or Teddy Hamilton is wonderful!

  257. My favorite book of 2021 is A Kingdom of Flesh and Fire by Jennifer L Armentrout it was so good and love her books, everyone should read this series!!

  258. I do not have a number 1 book for 2021. I do have a top 5. Listed in the order I read them.

    The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
    The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot by Marianne Cronin
    Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
    The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune
    Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune

    I cried many tears with each and every one of these books. I highly recommend these 5 books.

  259. I read so many books a year and love so many. However my most recent read that I enjoyed very much was Ruthless Crown and Ruthless Queen duet by Amanda Richardson. Great reverse harem.

  260. It is hard to pick just one but I LOVED the audiobook of Damaged Gods. I am a big fan of Jason Clarke. This story wasn’t my usual genre and I wasn’t sure what I was getting into but I am so glad I took the chance because I LOVED it so much! Can’t wait for the next book.

  261. My favorite book this year was Sick Heart. Made me feel so many different things. Loved it thanks Julie. But I also have to say f**king Vic Vaughn is Vicious was so much fun to read I loved it! And I can’t forget (who could) Damaged God’s! Loved it too.🤣 Your on a roll Julie. Well you’re always on a roll with the most amazing stories. Thank you.🎄☃️🎄☃️❤

  262. I read a lot so it’s hard to pick one. But recent reads were Archangel’s Light by Nalini Singh and Battle Royal by Lucy Parker

  263. This is tough. I would say All in With Him (Men of Summer series) by Lauren Blakely because the series spanned several years before two professional baseball players found their happiest ever after.

  264. It hard to pick out of the 523 I have read so far this year I would say Rook and Ronin series and Getting Real series. Nick and Noel Christmas book, Mr series, Black Ops series

  265. My favourite audio book will be Freed by EL James. I’m not a fan of audio books but I listen sometimes. Thanks for the giveaway

  266. There is absolutely no chance of me being able to pick a favourite 😂 I think Losing Francesca was my most recent listen (I’ve been slacking lol). I loved this story and was thrilled to be able to listen to it. The narrators were fantastic. I’m really looking forward to Happy Ever After and Spencer too 🥰

  267. The Museum of Abandoned Secrets by Oksana Zabuzhko. Somehow it stayed in my memory the most. It was difficult to get into, but later I really got sucked into it.

  268. The Creeping Beautiful book I absolutely loved it soo good thank you so much for the opportunity and your generosity

  269. I’ve Read Too Many Great Books This Year To Only Pick One; I’ll Pick A Favourite Audiobook. So, My Favourite Audiobook This Year Was Charming Like Us Written By Krista & Becca Ritchie, Narrated By Brian Pallino And Teddy Hamilton; These Two Narrators Brought The Book To Life And Had Exactly The Voices I’d Imagined For These Characters.
    Thank You For The Chance And Happy Holidays 💖

  270. I found the best author in 21. Emelia Finn. She wrote The Rollin On Series. Best damn series of books out there. Emelia is an awesome story teller. I couldn’t put the books down!

  271. Picking favorites is impossible, so I’ll pick my favorites by new to me authors. Dirty Monsters by Katie Rae and Zoey Drake and Wicked Little Sins by AR Breck.

  272. My favorite book was sick heart! I read it like three times and I even forced my husband to read it because it was so great and he loved it too.

  273. Love seeing what others top reads were, so thanks for sharing! Mine was probably The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by VE Schwab. I still think about that book and I read it at the end of January!! I also really enjoyed People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry.

  274. I’m not much into audiobooks, but my 21-year-old son is. He was listening to one recently, and it was a book my husband had read earlier in the year. My son knows that I read aloud to my husband every evening (going on 25 years) and he recommended we read along with him so we could discuss it with him. Oh, am I ever glad we all read or listened together! It is Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir. My daughter (18) got in on the action and listened to the audiobook when my son was finished. She played a bit of it in the car while I was driving, and WOW!! I can’t say why I’m wowing without spoiling, so just WOW!! If you’re the least bit interested in biology, the possibility of other life “out there,” the potential end of our planet and the myriad ways that could happen, or just science fiction in general, this is a book for you.

    It seriously doesn’t hurt that they’re already planning a movie starring Ryan Gosling, but that’s not the reason to read it. It reads like a movie.

  275. One of my favorites this year was The Anti-Heroes In Love Duet by Giana Darling and that was because I hated the female main character before I started these books and I truly believed that couldn’t and wouldn’t change. However, much to my surprise it did and I ended up loving her and feeling a lot of sympathy for her.

  276. Vic was my favorite book of 2021. I had many questions about him and his family. Still want to know about Gramps and the mansion 😂Vicious Vaughn is definitely a very good man.

  277. This is a tough one. I have read so many good books this year. The Saint View Prison series by Elle Thorpe probably hit me the most. It is the one that gave me the most feels across the 3 book series

  278. I try to stick to books/audio with the whispersync option so I can easily switch between the two. Audiobooks allow me get my book fix while doing chores or craft projects while also drowning out the background noise of a hectic home. But I also enjoy sitting in my library and reading by the fire when everyone else goes to bed and the house is all quiet for the night. My favorite reads this year have to be Pestilence (Book 1 of The Four Horsemen series) by Laura Thalassa and the the Road to Hell series by Brenda K Davies. I have always had an extreme fascination with what I call “freaky religious” stories – books/movies that incorporate religious/mythological lore.

  279. I haven’t read Vicious yet, I just 1-clicked, so thank you! As for my favorite book of 2021, I’d have to say there are several. Find You First by Linwood Barclay, heard it in a love song by tracey garvis graves, Dear Miss Metropolitan by Carolyn Ferrell, Mr. Smithfield by Louise Bay are a few that I thoroughly enjoyed.

  280. Your books are great to help forget about what’s happening at home & in the world. I’m hoping & praying that 2022 is better for us all.

  281. Ok I have come to love audiobooks so very much. I love reading but after sitting in front of a computer screen all day, the thought of reading on a device or even holding a book was straining my eyes so I turned to audio. While I still read actual books or e-readers, I love my book time via audio…it’s time for me to escape and relax or fold clothes or do a craft where I can listen to a story that I would otherwise maybe watch in a movie. I have listed to soooo many great books but one that took me forever to get through but was so amazing was The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, you recommended it and I sought it out and was sucked right in. I only get a little time each day if I’m lucky to listen to a book without my kids or husband needing my attention and man did I wait each day for my book time…usually I’d listen when I go to the Sweat Box (Infrared Sauna) and I literally couldn’t wait until the next day to hear what happened…I got about 45 min a day to myself and it was the longest book (17hrs) to get through but well worth it.

  282. My favorite audio book of 2021 was AV3 (Andrea Vernon & The Big Acquisition) by Alexander C. Kane. I loved the first 2 in his series and the third didn’t disappoint. It is a wonderfully funny story about superheroes. It has it all humor, action and love. I recommend everyone go grab the first 2 Andrea Vernon and the Corporation for UltaHuman Protection and Andrea Vernon and the Superhero-Industrial Complex. Also, Bahni Turpin’s reading of the book takes it up a level. I waited almost 2 years for the third installment and it was excellent. Also, Alexander C. Kane just recently released the second installment of Orlando People and it on my to be read list.

  283. I haven’t heard much audiobooks in 2021, but I can say that my FAVE one was Flesh, by Kylie Scott!
    I love sexy-end-of-the-world books and the narrators Elena Wolfe and Ray Chase just NAILED IT!
    You guys should absolutely hear it!

  284. I have read a lot of books and this was even my first year listen to audio books also. I have found so many new to me authors this year I don’t think I can pick just one I absolutely love to read Helen Hardt and Melody Anne but I also found Jodi Ellen Malpas and Willow Winters to name a couple this year. For audio Tessa Baily, Staci Heart and Megan Quinn are a ones I loved to listen too. I have so many more on my TBR list and I think I add so many more every day.

  285. I don’t listen to audiobooks very often and I am currently reading I Owe You One by Sophie Kinsella and I am enjoying it so far. I thought Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James was pretty good.

  286. Oh goodness. What a crazy year, so many good ones I’ve discovered this year!

    My top 3:
    Perfect Strangers by J.T. Geissinger.
    3 2 1 by someone you might know.
    And lastly, a book I think everyone should read, Broken (in the best possible way) by Jenny Lawson.

    Thanks for these giveaways, you really are awesome and generous in so many ways!

  287. I haven’t listened to an audiobook yet, but I’ve read a lot on my Kindle. I cannot narrow my choices on my Top reads of the year! I love Chelle Bliss, Sawyer Bennett, Pepper Winters, Erin Nicholas, Melissa Foster, you, Jodi Ellen Malpas, and many more.

  288. My favorite book for 2021 is a tie between Reaper by Kris Michaels or Torin by Maryann Jordan! I’ve read some awesome books this year!

  289. My favorite books of 2021 are Still Beating by Jennifer Hartmann.
    Darling Venom by Parker S Huntington. I just finished an arc of this book and wow.

  290. Hands down it was Damaged Gods totally blew my mind. Loved Sick Heart and finally the total mind fuck of Uncrossed.
    I would love to win this book. This is one of the few books I don’t have a paperback copy of. I was so depressed I wasn’t able to afford the box when you put it out. I freaking love this cover.

  291. I loved From Blood and Ash by Jennifer Armentrout and The Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas were among my favorites this year

  292. The best books for me in 2021 were Where the Blame Lies and Where the Truth Lives by Mia Sheridan. They were amazing thrilling reads!!

  293. I have read so many books this year (almost 200) from some of my favorite authors that I’m not sure I can pick a favorite. From dark romance to romcom to action suspense. Mafia,MC,bully, Small-Town romance, second chance to name a few.

  294. Omg! Its really hard to say just 1 .. But I will say that I’m super stoked about all the diversity that we had this yr

    You had me at hola by Alexis daria

  295. Vicious was one of my favorite reads and one I couldn’t wait for. Vic was such an unexpected surprise. Not at all how you would have thought him to be. I fell in love with him right from the beginning when he took his “niece” with him for the day.

  296. I read the Ravenhood Series by Kate Stewart and absolutely LOVED them. They have stuck with me on a daily basis. I never thought I could get so wrapped up in fictional characters, but these have stayed with me!

  297. The most recent book I read was by Vanessa Vale called Teach Me The Ropes. It was a short book. But it was a light easy read full of hot sexy times and not a lot of drama.

  298. My number one book would have to be Curse of The Gods series by Jane Washington & Jaymin Eve or Driven series by K. Bromberg! My favorite audiobook this year was War of Gods by Meg Xuemei. Ty for the chance! Happy Holidays!

  299. I loved The City Between series by W.R. Gringell, most of the Jock Hard series by Sara Ney, anything Drixonian by Ella Maven, Stolen Midsummer Bride by Tara Grayce and most of the Beast Mates series by Milana Jacks.

  300. I just finished latest book (Night Magik) in Michelle Pillow’s series Magik, Mischief and Kilts. This series is sexy and funny

  301. I discovered D.M. Davis this year. I don’t have a favorite book of hers, i have a favorite series. I could not book these books down. What a master at telling a story & keeping you so interested you couldn’t put them down. I couldn’t wait until the next book. Then when i finished the series it was all i could think about! The series is Black Ops MMA. Thank you D.M Davis for writing these

  302. That’s a hard one I love so many. I guess most recently would be Don’t Look Now By Mary Burton, I enjoyed the story line but the narration was amazing.

  303. This is a really tough choice but I’m going to have to say the Zodiac Academy series by Caroline Peckham and Suzanne Valenti

  304. I don’t really have a favorite book. I read so many and all different genres. I just love books that keep me interested and excited. Thank you for this opportunity.

  305. WOWZA! This is a tough one…usually my favorite book is the one I just read. For you, I will pick a Number One for 2021. I’m going with Lessons in Sin by Pam Godwin. I think I just salivated over Father Magnus Falke the whole time I was reading, LOL.

  306. It’s gotta be Sick Heart. I love dystopian, but to read it, it has to be a romance at the same time for me. Those are hard to find, and particularly hard to find in a voice/author I already love. Roam by Kimberly Adams is another one but a series from some years ago.

  307. I binged out on Sherrilyn Kenyon’s audiobooks lol. I really got into her dream hunter and demon hunter and dragon were world lol. I collected as many of them as possible on my budget lol.

    1. There’s so many to pick from that I absolutely loved this year. Silent Phoenix MC Series by Shannon Myers, The Nine Minutes Series (and all the spin-offs) by Beth Flynn, and I can’t forget The Bossy Brothers by the one and only JA Huss. These are my top 3 favorites today, but give me a couple hours cause that could very well change lol

  308. I’m not into audiobooks but I love my kindle. I had an really old one, that died this year :-). So I read a lot of books this year and I likes The Good Lie from A.R. Torre a lot.

  309. This one was very difficult. I actually had to let a couple days go by before I answered. During that time I was reading I Am Junco. When I started reading this book it was hard for me to get into it but I knew if I pushed on I’d get it and I wasn’t disappointed. At this point that is my favorite book. I can identify was Junco,obviously on a much much lower level but as far as people turning their backs and not following through when they say they’re going to be there and not being told the truth, I understand her!💖

  310. I’ve had many favorites this year, but I’ll try to narrow it down to a few. First: One Must Tell the Bees by J. Lawrence Matthews. Wow!! Next, Anna Hackett had a fun trilogy: Blackmailing Mr. Bossman/Stealing from Mr. Rich/Hacking Mr. CEO; and finally, J. Kenner’s trilogy: My Falken Saint/My Cruel Salvation/My Beautiful Sin. Wow!! They were all wonderful!

  311. The Pact by Max Monroe! It was fluffin hawt and hilarious as hell. I always look forward to nearly piss your pants fun with that writing duo.

  312. The Misters box set was definitely my read of the year. I read that and went in search of all books. I am a huge fan. I don’t do audio. I have an ipad with a kindle and book app.

  313. I have 8 Top Reads 2021, one of which is Sick Heart – such a unique read! Lessons in Sin by Pam Godwin and A Vow of Hate by Lylah James are also worth a mention!

  314. Never done an audio book, but read 1- 2 on average a week. Top 3 this year are 1 Sick heart for the emotional read and emotive characters, 2 is vic Vaughan for the laughs and 3 stone cold notes by Julia Wolf for the characters love story.

  315. Some of my favorite books this year were by Jana Aston, I read a lot of books this year, it’s difficult to narrow it down.

  316. This is a super hard question to answer, but if I had to choose it would actually a whole series The Royals Series by Louise Bay

  317. I didn’t have a lot of time to listen to audio books this year, but if I had to pick my favorite it would be Sin With Me by J.A. Huss

  318. I’ve struggled to really get back into reading this year so I’ve been rereading some of my favourites:
    Tangled series by Emma Chase
    Hades Hangmen series by Tillie Cole
    Beautiful Bastard series by Christina Lauren (Beautiful Player is my favourite!)
    Neighbour from Hell series by R.L. Mathewson
    The Fish Tales by Suanne Laqueur
    Sinners on Tour series by Olivia Cunning
    Carnage series by Lesley Jones

  319. So hard to answer this one. I have listened to every Company related book which were amazing but I would say Nothing Special Series Box Set, Books 1-5 by A. E. Via because Aiden Snow has the most amazing voice.

  320. I read sooo many great books this year!

    My favorite standalone is A Love Letter to Whiskey by Kandi Steiner
    And my favorite series is ACOTAR!

  321. I think my favorite audio book was Fox & Bull by A.E. Via and narrated by Aiden Snow, I loved their story and he is such a great narrator!

  322. If I had to choose one favourite book I’ve read this year, it has to be “Wrath” by Ella James. This was a heartbreakingly beautiful “taboo” MM love story between Miller & Ezra. It has ALL the feels of an epic love story!

  323. This is a question that is not easily answered because I have read so many great books this year. Everything released by Max Monroe, Janet Elizabeth Henderson, Monica Murphy and obviously you. I seriously have loved all books released by all these listed authors and I know I’m missing some but these were just some of them I could remember off the top of my head. Thank you for the wonderful opportunity!!!

  324. I enjoyed reading The Bet and The Pact from Max Monroe. I needed a good laugh, and they are two of the best at romantic comedy.

  325. So, sooooo many books to choose from! It turns out that the library online keeps a record of all books you check out, which I just looked at so I was able to come up with this list of some of the best books I have read in the past six months: (these are all in addition to the romance books I squeeze in between the fiction.)
    The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave;
    The Cellist by Daniel Silva;
    The Saturday Wife by Naomi Ragen;
    Falling by T. J. Newman;
    When You Find Me by P. J. Vernon;
    Our Kind of Cruelty by Araminta Hall;
    Hour of the Witch by Chris Bohjalian;
    The Hellfire Club and The Devil May Dance by Jake Tapper;
    Multiple books in each of these series:
    the Department Q Series by Jussi Adler-Olsen;
    The Thursday Murder Club Mysteries by Richard Osman;
    the Scot Harvath Series by Brad Thor;
    the Cormoran Strike Series by Robert Galbraith;
    the Frieda Klein Series by Nicci French;
    as well as 14 non-fiction books about American society and the presidency.
    Also, anything by Lee Child, Dan Brown, Jonathan Kellerman, and Patricia Cornwell ends up in my queue at the library, as well as the authors above, of course. =)
    Too much, I know. (Can you tell that I have too much time on my hands?)

  326. I read quite a few books of many types and I tend to forget about them, but I definitely enjoyed The President’s Daughter by James Patterson and Bill Clinton.

  327. I prefer audiobooks, but I have read some books through ARCS. But give me an audiobook any day. I cannot name a best book, because I have listened to so many of different genres. I try to listen to any Jessie Gussman’s, Ray Jay Perreault’s, J B Turner’s, as well as so many more. I just found your audiobooks, so I cannot wait to listen to one.

  328. BULLY KING was definitely my favorite audiobook of 2021!!! Jacob Morgan was already my favorite, but having him read as Cooper was beyond perfect!!!

  329. Top and all-time favorite had to be A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khalid Hosseini. I also LOVED the King of Beasts duet by Diana A. Hicks and Ignite You by the same author, Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz, and every Kitty Thomas book I’ve read (especially The Proposal).

  330. That is hard. I didn’t read anything that was from this year. I read stuff that had been on my list for a while and also discovered a few new authors. I’ve added Tara Sivec, Ivy Smoak and Lexi Ryan to my favorite authors though.

  331. This has been such a busy and stressful year that I haven’t had the chance to read as much as I would like to. I know I read some good books this year but right now I can’t even think what they are. I’m hoping to get to read more this next year.

  332. Your Sweet Box set which I never read – I feel in love with all those books. I’ve read so much this year but those books really stuck with me.

  333. I was very impressed by Where The Crawdads Sing. I passed it on to loved ones just so I would have someone to discuss it with!!

  334. I read so many books since I am retired. One series I recently enjoyed was The Harris Brothers series by Amy Daws…….Absolutely loved it!

  335. I totally got hooked and addicted to Tate James Hades series. Listened to the first 3 on audio then had to go to my kindle for the final book. So good. WTF screaming cliffhangers lol

  336. So i read the entire Steel series from MJ Fields. There was about 33 books in the Steel world, and i am OBSESSED with this series now lol. Cant wait for the next off-shoot of the Steel family to release January 1st😬

  337. My favorite audiobook this year was Sick Heart ♥️, we all were eagerly awaiting the release of it and Troy Duran absolutely nailed it!! Another favorite was Vic Vaughn is Vicious, what an adorable, fun read it was 💜💜
    Wonderful to go back to the Rook and Ronin world, gets us all giddy inside to hear about our favorite people and how they are all doing.

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