B&N Bookseller Picks: March
Barnes & Noble buyer Jules Herbert is a driving force behind the excellent selection in Barnes & Noble’s romance section. Here’s his list of recommendations for the month of March:
|Bite Me by Shelly Laurenston (Kensington, 3/25)
Livy Kowalski has no time for idiots. When you shapeshift into a honey badger, getting through life’s irritants is a finely honed skill. Until she gets stuck housing her nutso cousin and dealing with her dad’s untimely and unexplained demise.
|Four Weddings and a Fireman by Jennifer Bernard (HarperCollins, 2/25)
Firefighter Derek “Vader” Brown is one of a kind—six feet of solid muscle with the heart of a born hero. It’s that protective streak that has him pursuing a promotion to Captain to pay for his mother’s home care. And it’s why he intends to figure out why his sometime girlfriend Cherie Harper runs hot as hell fire one minute and pushes him away the next.
|His to Possess by Opal Carew(St. Martin’s, 1/21)
The eagerly awaited final segment of the erotic serial His to Possess, the intoxicating tale of a woman torn between a dominant billionaire and a tattooed, bad boy rock musician. Both Dane and Storm send Jessica’s body up in flames, but only one man can have her for keeps. With both men fighting for her heart, Jessica has reached her breaking point.
|Iced by Karen Marie Moning (Random House Publishing Group, 2/25)
#1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Marie Moning picks up where Shadowfever leaves off with Iced, the sixth book in her blockbuster Fever series.
The year is 1 AWC—After the Wall Crash. The Fae are free and hunting us. It’s a war zone out there, and no two days are alike. I’m Dani O’Malley, the chaos-filled streets of Dublin are my home, and there’s no place I’d rather be.
|Once in a Lifetime by Jill Shalvis (Gran Central, 2/18)
After a wrenching loss, Ben McDaniel tried to escape his grief by working in dangerous, war-torn places like Africa and the Middle East. Now he’s back in his hometown and face-to-face with Aubrey Wellington, the hot-as-hell woman who is trouble with a capital T. Family and friends insist she’s not the one to ease his pain, but Aubrey sparks an intense desire that gives Ben hope for the future.
|Rules of Entanglement by Gina Maxwell (St. Martin’s, 2/25)
In this romance novel from Gina L. Maxwell, District Attorney Vanessa MacGregor firmly believes that structure and order are the stuff that dreams are made of. Happiness can be planned—and it starts with the seven rules she’s laid out for her future. But as she’s organizing her best friend’s wedding in Hawaii, all of Vanessa’s best-laid plans are about to meet their match in a wickedly hot MMA fighter…
|The Trouble With Honor by Julia London (Harlequin, 2/25)
Passion and scandal collide in New York Times bestselling author Julia London’s brand-new series about four sisters determined to rescue themselves from ruin Desperate times call for daring measures as Honor Cabot, the eldest stepdaughter of the wealthy Earl of Beckington, awaits her family’s ruin.
|Some Like It Wild by M. Leighton (Penguin, 3/4)
How far will a good girl go for the bad boy she loves? Laney Holt is a preacher’s daughter. A good girl. Her only goal was to get married, have babies, and live happily ever after, just like her parents. Only that didn’t happen. The two people closest to her betrayed her, and Laney’s dreams came crashing down. Now she’s left with an empty space she doesn’t know how to fill. Until she meets Jake Theopolis, a daredevil with a death wish who has heartbreaker written all over him.
Unwound: The Mastered Series by Lorelei James (Penguin, 3/25)
In this conclusion to the Mastered series by New York Times bestselling author Lorelei James, a man’s need for control is tested by the one woman he’ll risk everything for .
|Kissing With Fangs by Ashlyn Chase (Sourcebooks, 3/4)
When her workplace burned down, Claudia should’ve taken it as a sign to move on—and not just professionally. She’s been secretly lusting after her mysterious boss, Anthony Cross, for years. There’s no way she should agree to help him rebuild if she wants to keep her heart intact, and yet it’s impossible to stay away…