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Dear Author Recommends for June

This is the beginning of Memorial Day weekend for the readers in the United States.   This means three days off of work and hopefully some reading time.   If you were wondering what to buy, you can check out our Recommended Reads list for June and recommend your own in the comments:

Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com


  1. Keira
    May 28, 2010 @ 12:41:49

    I also agree with the following recs:

    His at Night by Sherry Thomas – finished, loved, yum!

    One Dance with the Duke by Tessa Dare – almost done, loving it, sexy!

    I have the audio book on hold for Ten Things I Love About You by Julia Quinn – heard lots of good things!

  2. Vi
    May 28, 2010 @ 14:10:59

    I absolutely adore Leo and Marks in Lisa Kleypas’ Married by Morning. Lots of humor.

  3. May
    May 28, 2010 @ 14:14:44

    I’ve read 3 from this list:
    One Dance with a Duke
    10 things I love about you
    Dead in the family

    I’d recommend them all too!! Off to scope other reads on the list…

  4. AB
    May 28, 2010 @ 18:34:35

    A lot of my favorite authors seem to publish during this time of year…

    1) His at Night by Sherry Thomas
    2) Ten Things I love about you by Julia Quinn
    3) Married by Morning by Lisa Kleypas

  5. Meriam
    May 29, 2010 @ 04:49:50

    Just finished Married by Morning (though… what a misleading title) and enjoyed it hugely. When did I become a Kleypas fangirl? I simply cannot wait for Love in the Afternoon.

    I’m really looking forward to:
    The Time Weaver
    Dead in the Family
    Dreamveil (Lynn Viehl)

  6. Bernie
    May 29, 2010 @ 09:56:51

    Just finished Married by Morning Loved IT!!
    Lisa never fail leaving me wanting her books never to end.
    I am now reading (now for something completely different) Lover Mine
    I am savoring this book it’s just wonderful.
    I needed my DDB Crack Fix!
    Next up is Sarah Maclean “Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake”.
    Looking forward to “Beast behaving Badly” to hit my Kindle on June 1

  7. Georgina
    May 30, 2010 @ 23:00:33

    I’m excited to see Alex Beecroft is releasing a contemporary. I’m not much of a historical m/m reader, but I always see her raved about.

    I’ll probably take a chance on Shining in the Sun anyway, but will Sarah be doing a review?

  8. Sarah Frantz
    Jun 02, 2010 @ 19:18:17

    @Georgina: I can’t! Sorry. I beta-read it for Alex, so I can’t in all good conscience do a review, even though I think the book is amazing. A clear A grade for me. But I’m hoping Janet will do a review. :)

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  11. Georgina
    Jun 03, 2010 @ 08:14:23

    @Sarah Frantz: Understood! But you’ve convinced me to get it anyway. :)

    I always enjoy Janet’s reviews so I look forward to reading if she does decide to post.


  12. MikiS
    Jun 05, 2010 @ 18:51:37

    I just finished Ten Things I Love About You. What a fun book! I must have had a dopey smile on my face just about the entire time I was reading it.

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