2016 First Readings


This page will represent the authors who are new to me this year.


Karin Tabke – The Chronicles of Katrina 1-4

Ruth Ware – In a Dark Dark Wood

Lauren Groff – Fates and Furies

S.E. Hall and Angela Graham – Stirred Up

Chiah Wilder – Hawk’s Property

Lori King – Week-end Surrender

Peter Clines – The Fold

Chelle Bliss – Resisting

Pauline Reage – The Story of O


Camilla Lackberg – The Stonecutter

Marie Rutkoski – The Winner’s Curse

Sara Connolly – Buried in the Bog

Mira Grant – Parasite

Elizabeth Adler – Please Don’t Tell

Anais Nin – Delta of Venus

Anne Malcolm- Making the Cut

Bethany Bazile – Devlin Unleashed

Julie Murphy – Dumplin’

Lili Valente – Bought by the Billionaire Series 1-4

Mary Kubica – Pretty Baby


Laline Paull – The Bees

Kendall Ryan – Filthy Beautiful Lies

Caroline Kepnes – You

Martha Grimes – Vertigo 42

Karen Rose – You Belong to Me

David Baldacci – Memory Man

Charles Todd – A Pale Horse

L.J. Sellers – Thrilled to Death


Leslie Johnson and Elle Dawson – Badass, The Prequel


Jennifer Bonds – Once Upon A Power Play

J.C. Emery – Ride

Jodie Ellen Malpas – One Night Promised

Ellen Malone – How to Forgive

Georgia Stockholm – Infinite Curves

Megan D. Martin – The Filthy Series

Linnea May – For My Masters

Ella Malone – Punished At The Party

Misti Murphy – Prick Tease

Isla Dean – One Winter Night

Kat Crimson – Seduced by 2

K. Webster- Broken

Tess Oliver- Dirty Shame

Tracy Burke – Against the Wall


Maliki White – Bad Boy Romance: Stepbrother with Benefits

Katelyn Sky – You Own Me

Coco Bianka – Sex Story Police

J.A. Huss – Three,Two, One

Aurora Rose Reynolds – Until November

Giselle Renarde – Anonymous

Nicola Diaz – Bound For His Pleasure

Eden Finely – One Night With Hemsworth

Julia Kent – Maliciously Obedient 

Nina Lane – Spiral of Bliss Series

A. Zavarelli – Crow

J. Kenner – Heated

Allison Leotta – The Last Good Girl

Eden Connor – Gas or Ass

Carsten Stroud – Niceville


Candy Nelson – I’ll Give You The Sun

Kate Hamer – The Girl In The Red Coat

Jo Raven – Caught

Q. Zayne – Bound Capture

J.M. Darhower – Monster In His Eyes

Ruby Shine – Hard Desire

Megan Abbott – The Fever

Ann King – The Billionaire’s Submissive

Melissa Jane – Little Doll

S. M. Phillips – Obsession

Vella Day – Promises of Mercy

Willow Winters – Good Girl

Lyra Parish – Single

Michelle St. James – Savage

A. Wilding Wells – A Field Guide to Catching Crickets

Rod Rockhard – Sheer Wickedness

Carly Phillips – Submit

Rowena – Sculptor


John Malerman – Bird Box

Jennifer McMahon – The Winter People

Lene Kaaberbol – The Boy in the Suitcase

Lyra Parish – Eluded

Q. Zayni – Sold, Auction, Owned

Kat Mizera – Las Vegas Sidewinders -Dominic

K.C. Falls – Knowing His Secret

Ginger Scott – Wild Reckless

Lilith Knight – The Lesson

Layla Wilcox – Club Secrets

Sidney Bristol – Picture Her Bound

Shayla Black – One Dom to Love

K. Bromberg – Driven

Allen Eskens -The Life We Bury

Mary Louise Kelly – The Bullet


Sawyer Bennett- The Wild Horse Series

Thomas Galvanic – The Camera Killer

Sam Crescent and Jenika Snow – Owned By The Bastard

Julia Heaberlin – Black Eyed Susans

Kate Morton – The Lake House

Sasha White – Bound

S.A. Bodeen – The Gardner

Caitlyn Lynch – First Submission 

Michelle Mankin – Irresistible Refrain 


 M.S. Park – The Billionaire’s Sub

Simone Carter- Menage -Clandestine

April Genevieve Tucholke – Slasher Girls and Monster Boys

Ellen Marie Wiseman – What She Left Behind

Robin Stone – The Landscaper

Saskia Walker – Winner Takes All

Erica Lorraine Scheidt – Uses for Boys


Ruta Sepetys – Salt to the Sea

Diane Alberts – Temporarily Yours


CD Reiss – Marriage Games

Leigh Bardugo – Six of Crows

Joanna Wylde – Reaper’s Property