Home to Whiskey Creek

Detail buku:
Judul asli: Home to Whiskey Creek (Whiskey Creek #4)
Penulis: Brenda Novak
Format: e-book
Tebal: 276 hlm
Dibaca 22-28 Januari 2017


Sometimes home is the refuge you need-and sometimes it isn’t. Adelaide Davies, who’s been living in Sacramento, returns to Whiskey Creek, the place she once called home. She’s there to take care of her aging grandmother and to help with Gran’s restaurant, Just Like Mom’s. But Adelaide isn’t happy to be back. There are too many people here she’d rather avoid, people who were involved in that terrible June night fifteen years ago.

Ever since the graduation party that changed her life, she’s wanted to go to the police and make sure the boys responsible-men now-are punished. But she can’t, not without revealing an even darker secret. So it’s better to pretend….

Noah Rackham, popular, attractive, successful, is shocked when Adelaide won’t have anything to do with him. He has no idea that his very presence reminds her of something she’d rather forget. He only knows that he’s finally met a woman he could love.

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When Summer Comes

Detail buku:
Judul asli: When Summer Comes (Whiskey Creek #3)
Penulis: Brenda Novak
Format: e-book
Tebal: 273 hlm
Dibaca 22 Januari 2017


One day, Callie Vanetta receives devastating news

She needs a liver transplant. But her doctors warn that, in her case, the chances of finding a compatible donor aren’t good.

Determined to spend whatever time she has left on her own terms, she keeps the diagnosis to herself and moves out to her late grandparents’ farm. She’s always wanted to live there. But the farm hasn’t been worked in years and she begins to fear it’s too much, she’ll have to return to town.

One night, a stranger comes knocking at her door…
He’s an attractive and mysterious drifter by the name of Levi McCloud who offers to trade work for a few nights’ shelter. Callie figures she doesn’t have anything to lose. He needs a place to stay until he can fix his motorcycle; she needs an extra pair of hands. The arrangement seems ideal until what was supposed to be temporary starts to look more and more permanent. Then she realizes she does have something to lose — her heart. And, although he doesn’t yet know it, Levi stands to lose even more.

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When Snow Falls

Detail buku:
Judul asli: When Snow Falls (Whiskey Creek #2)
Penulis: Brenda Novak
Format: e-book
Tebal: 294 hlm
Dibaca 21-22 Januari 2017


After growing up in cheap motels, moving from town to town with her sister and mother, Cheyenne Christensen is grateful to be on her own. She’s grateful, too, for the friends she found once her family settled in California. But she’s troubled by the mystery of her earliest memories, most of which feature a smiling blonde woman. A woman who isn’t her mother.

Although Cheyenne has repeatedly asked for explanations, the people who could help aren’t talking. Cheyenne is set on finding answers, but without so much as a birth certificate, it won’t be easy.

Things get even more complicated when her closest friend is attracted to the man Cheyenne has secretly loved for years. For Eve’s sake, she decides to step aside — which lands her right in the arms of Dylan Amos, oldest and baddest of the hell-raising Amos brothers. He’s the kind of guy she’s sworn to avoid. She can’t afford to make a mistake, not when she finally has a chance to learn who she really is and change her life for the better. But . . . maybe there’s more to Dylan than she thought. Maybe letting him go would be a bigger mistake.

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When Lightning Strikes

Detail buku:
Judul asli: When Lightning Strikes (Whiskey Creek #1)
Penulis: Brenda Novak
Format: e-book
Tebal: 298 hlm
Dibaca 31 Desember 2016-3 Januari 2017


Simon O’Neal’s causing trouble again. And it’s up to Gail DeMarco to stop him.

Gail DeMarco left Whiskey Creek, California, to make a name for herself in Los Angeles. Her PR firm has accumulated a roster of A-list clients, including the biggest box office hit of all—sexy and unpredictable Simon O’Neal. But Simon, who’s just been through a turbulent divorce, is so busy self-destructing he won’t listen to anything she says. She drops him from her list—and he retaliates by taking the rest of her clients with him.

Desperate to save her company, Gail has to humble herself by making a deal with Simon. The one thing he wants is custody of his son, but that’s going to require a whole new image. He needs to marry some squeaky-clean girl who’ll drag him off to some small, obscure place like Whiskey Creek….

Gail’s the only one he can trust. She agrees to become his wife—reluctantly. But she isn’t reluctant because he’s too hard to like. It’s because he’s too hard not to love!

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For the Love of a Lush

22358724Detail buku:
Judul asli: For the Love of a Lush (Lush Rock Star Series #2)
Penulis: Selena Laurence
Format: e-book
Tebal: 212 hlm
Dibaca 12-14 Maret 2016


Six months ago, Walsh Clark was the drummer of America’s hottest rock sensation, Lush. Now he’s living at the Double A Ranch in north Texas, home to cows, cowboys, and lushes—like him. He’s survived alcoholism, rehab, and the breakup of his band. But the one thing Walsh might not survive is the return of his ex fiancée Tammy DiLorenzo.

Tammy and Walsh met at fourteen, and she was with him on every step to fame and fortune—until one fateful night when she betrayed him. Now she’s back, begging for forgiveness and ready to fight for her man. But some betrayals are too painful to forget, some mistakes can’t be repaired, and Walsh is certain that he and Tammy can’t ever be together again.

But DiLorenzo women don’t back down, and Tammy always gets what she wants. In the wake of the lies and losses, she’s prepared to do whatever it takes for a second chance. She’ll give it all—for the love of a lush. Continue reading

Stay with Me Tonight

25707298Detail buku:
Penulis: Sofi Meloni
Editor: Afrianty P. Pardede
Penerbit: PT. Elex Media Komputindo
Tebal: 280 hlm
Cetakan Juni 2015
ISBN: 978-602-02-6646-6
Pinjam baca ebook di Ijak: 30 April-1 Mei 2016


Mereka bilang hubungan di atas tempat tidur dan cinta itu dua yang berbeda. Katanya lagi hubungan intim bisa dilakukan dengan ataupun tanpa cinta. Dengan cinta? Bullshits..! Cinta itu hanya ada di cerita dongeng belaka, setidaknya itu yang kupercaya sampai aku bertemu dengannya…

Mungkin pertemuan kami diawali dengan cara yang salah dan mungkin juga pada dasarnya dua orang yang sama-sama terluka tidak seharusnya bersama.

Pada akhirnya kami harus mengakui kalau kami adalah dua orang yang salah untuk satu sama lain.


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Forgotten Promises

26025372Detail buku:
Judul: Forgotten Promises
Penulis: Jessica Lemmon
Penerbit: Random House Publishing Group
Format: ebook
Tebal: 229 hlm


In an edgy, seductive novel hailed by Rachel Van Dyken as “unique and gripping,” Jessica Lemmon introduces the ultimate bad boy . . . and a love that crosses all boundaries.

Morgan Young had a perfect upbringing, and now she’s got a perfect boyfriend and a perfect future—until her twenty-first birthday changes everything. First Morgan finds out, in the most painful way possible, that her relationship is a sham. But that’s nothing compared to the nightmare about to unfold.

It’s too late for Tucker Noscalo. A brutal childhood left him with a bad reputation and a criminal record. Fresh out of jail, Tucker has a score to settle with Baybrook’s crooked chief of police—his own father. Nobody will believe Tucker’s explosive accusations without proof and a good lawyer, neither of which he has on his side. Until he sees someone he used to know, someone who just so happens to be the daughter of the best lawyer in the county.

He needs Morgan to convince her father of the ugly truth. But first he has to convince her, and he’ll do whatever it takes to get her to listen. Confronted by the story of Tucker’s dark past, Morgan feels utterly compelled to help him. And as their connection grows into a fierce bond fueled by raw passion, Morgan finds herself falling for the wrong guy—but never has the promise of love felt so right.

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A Lush Betrayal

20648856Detail buku:
Judul asli: A Lush Betrayal (Lush Rock Star Series #1
Penulis: Selena Laurence
Format: e-book
Tebal: 234 hlm
Dibaca 14-20 Maret 2016


Joss Jamison has it all. He’s the lead singer for the world’s hottest rock band, Lush. He’s wealthy, sexy, talented…and miserable. Twelve months ago, Joss lost his finely honed control and made a mistake he can’t undo. A mistake that could end up costing him his best friend, his band, and maybe his heart.

Mel DiLorenzo has it all. She’s been hired to document the world tour of her sister’s fiance’s rock band. She’s gorgeous, talented, loved…and sick of being the little sister. When she agrees to the summer job, Mel has no idea she’s walking into a minefield of friendships lost and hearts destroyed. She also has no idea what it means to be the object of Joss Jamison’s affections.

One hot rock star plus one life-altering mistake, add a dash of sexy younger sister and a handful of broken hearts, and you’ve got a recipe for fire. Life on the road can be hot, but for the boys of Lush, it’s about to get a whole hell of a lot hotter.

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Safe Haven – Suaka Cinta


Indonesian edition

Detail buku:
Judul asli: Safe Haven
Penulis: Nicholas Sparks
Penerjemah: Rosemary Kesauly
Desain sampul: Eduard Iwan Mangopang
Penerbit: PT. Gramedia Pustaka Utama
Tebal: 480 hlm
Cetakan 2014
ISBN: 978-602-03-0369-7


Ketika seorang perempuan muda bernama Katie muncul di Southport, kota kecil di Carolina Utara, kedatangannya menimbulkan pertanyaan tentang masa lalunya. Katie yang cantik tampak menutup diri, walaupun beberapa peristiwa akhirnya mendekatkannya pada Alex, duda pemilik toko yang memiliki dua anak, dan pada Jo, wanita lajang yang menjadi tetangganya.

Tetapi ketika Katie mulai jatuh cinta, masa lalunya yang gelap masih terus menghantuinya. Masa lalu yang membuatnya melarikan diri ke Southport. Dengan dukungan Jo yang gigih, lambat laun Katie menyadari dia harus memilih antara kehidupan aman yang hanya sementara, atau kehidupan yang lebih berisiko namun membahagiakan, dan pada saat-saat demikian, cinta menjadi satu-satunya tempat berlindung yang aman.

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26861486Detail buku:
Judul: Fortunata
Penulis: Ria N. Badaria
Penerbit: PT. Gramedia Pustaka Utama
Tebal 168 hlm
Cetakan Oktober 2015
ISBN: 978-602-0321-88-2


Dengan berbagai kesialan yang kerap menimpanya, Layla menjuluki dirinya The Unfortunate, cewek yang tidak pernah beruntung. Arta-lah orang pertama dan satu-satunya yang berkata bahwa Layla gadis beruntung karena tidak pernah dikhianati orang yang dia cintai. Tapi apa sih artinya omongan Arta? Dia kan punya segalanya; tampan, lahir di keluarga berada, kuliah di Korea.

Namun, ketika Arta kecelakaan dan terbaring koma di rumah sakit dalam kondisi patah hati karena dikhianati kekasihnya, Layla sadar, memiliki segala kemewahan hidup tak selalu berarti beruntung.

Jika semula Layla menganggap kehadiran Arta dalam hidupnya hanya menambah kesialan, bisakah Arta meyakinkan Layla bawa perasaan sayangnya pada gadis itu akan menjadi awal keberuntungan dalam hidup Layla?

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