THE LATEST FIVE: LANE HAYES!!


HEY GUYS! I AM SO EXCITED TO BE TRYING SOMETHING DIFFERENT AND TO HAVE LANE HAYES AS MY TEST SUBJECT :p! WELCOME TO THE LATEST FIVE! I WILL HAVE THE LATEST FIVE BOOKS FROM A DIFFERENT AUTHOR EVERY TWO WEEKS ALONG WITH COVER, BLURBS, AND LINKS AND EVEN SOMETHING FROM AN UPCOMING BOOK (WHEN I CAN)! I HAVE A SPECIAL TREAT FOR LANE AT THE END AND ALSO A COMMENT TO WIN GIVEAWAY, SO LET'S GET STARTED! 

LEANING INTO THE FALL
LEANING INTO BOOK 3
PUBLISHED: MARCH 2017
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Nick Jorgensen is a quirky genius. He's made a fortune in the competitive high tech field with his quick mind and attention to detail. He believes in hard work and trusting his gut. And he believes in karma. It’s the only thing that makes sense. People are difficult, but numbers never lie. In the disastrous wake of a broken engagement to an investor’s daughter, Nick is more certain than ever he isn’t relationship material. 

Wes Conrad owns a thriving winery in Napa Valley. The relaxed atmosphere is a welcome departure from his former career as a high-rolling businessman. Wes’s laid-back nature is laced with a fierceness that appeals to Nick. In spite of his best intention to steer clear of complications, Nick can’t fight his growing attraction to the sexy older man who seems to understand him. Even the broken parts he doesn’t get himself. However, when Wes’s past collides with Nick’s present, both men will have to have to decide if they’re ready to lean into the ultimate fall. 


A WAY WITH WORDS
MEMORIES WITH THE BREAKFAST CLUB 
PUBLISHED JUNE 2017
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Tony De Luca is a simple guy. He works for his uncle’s Brooklyn-based construction firm. And he knows from experience that keeping his head down and doing his job is the best way to deal with the meddlesome family members he sees daily. They think he’s quiet and maybe a little awkward but the truth is more complicated. Tony has a secret he isn’t ready or willing to share. He’s an expert at avoiding familial scrutiny. At least he was until the sexy guitar player showed up. 

Remy Nelson is a small-town, free-spirited guy looking for a new life in the big city. He stays busy by playing his instrument on a busy Manhattan street corner during the day and bartending at night. Remy is more interested in finding steady employment than a mate, but he can’t deny his attraction to the dreamy construction worker with soulful eyes, a kind heart, and a unique way with words. Falling for Remy wasn’t what Tony expected, but he knows keeping him will require courage. And truth.


LEANING INTO TOUCH
LEANING INTO SERIES 4
PUBLISHED: OCT. 2017
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Josh Sheehan is unlucky in love and now… newly unemployed. He’s not sure what to do next, but he’s sure he should give up on romance. Especially after last time. His friends warned him that falling for the hunky Irishman was a bad idea. Josh can’t help feeling torn even though he knows it’s best to move on. But when an unexpected dose of family drama blindsides him, Josh finds himself leaning on the one man he’s supposed to forget. 

Finn Gallagher is driven by success. He makes no secret that building a name for his tech company is his number one goal. Finn left home a decade ago with a ton of regret, a heavy heart, and a vow to never repeat the same mistake twice. However, there is something undeniably appealing about the self-deprecating man with the silly sense of humor that makes it difficult for Finn to remember why falling for Josh is a bad idea. It soon becomes clear they’re both in deeper than they intended. There is no way to remain untouched. And there is so much to gain, if they’re brave enough to lean in. 


LEANING INTO A WISH
LEANING INTO SERIES 5 
PUBLISHED: NOV. 2017
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Ryan Haskell loves everything about the wine business. He's fortunate to work at one of the most prestigious wineries in Napa Valley doing something he enjoys with the people who are like family to him. But he could do without the good-natured intern slash former jock with the wicked grin who always seems to be in the way. Ryan isn’t sure why the new guy is under his skin when everyone else loves him. Thankfully he'll be gone after the holidays. 

Danny Meyers can’t believe his luck when he lands an internship at Conrad Winery. It’s the perfect temporary gig to wrap up his graduate studies. He's left his dreams of tennis stardom on the court to focus on a new career and a new life. However, he didn't count on the spark of attraction he feels for his prickly co-worker. When their tentative friendship blossoms into something more than either man counted on, they may have to change direction and lean into a holiday wish.


LEANING INTO THE LOOK
LEANING INTO SERIES 6
PUBLISHED: MARCH 2018
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Grant Kostas made a career based on his looks before joining his family’s real estate firm. He may not love his job but he’s better at sales than he thought. And when he’s poised to bring in the biggest account of the company’s history, even his father is impressed. Unfortunately, the extra attention highlights Grant’s personal life. His parents accept that he’s gay. They just wish he’d meet a nice Greek man. 

Miles Harrison is a fabulous red head going through a rough patch. Between getting dumped by his long-term boyfriend and finding a new place to live in the city, he’s nearing his wits end. He’s not sure why he thought rooming with his boss’s friend was a good idea. Miles has had a crush on Grant for years. However, he knows attractive people aren’t always pretty on the inside. As the two men grapple with external problems, they form an unexpected bond of friendship and trust that feels like the real thing. The only way to know for certain is to let go of fear and lean into the look.


I LOVE ALL OF THE BOOKS I HAVE READ BY THIS AUTHOR, I CAN'T WAIT TO THE NEXT BOOK! I HAVE A LITTLE SURPRISE FOR LANE NOW! TWO OF MY GIRLS ARE BIG FANS AND THEY WROTE A LITTLE BIT ABOUT WHAT LANE AND HER STORIES MEAN TO THEM! 

GRACE LONG POPE: 

Lane is known for her ability to write stories that force readers to feel. Whether it’s laughter, despair or a truly deep love, very few make you feel what the characters feel as well as she does. Her characters always find their happy ever after, but both they, and us as readers, must work hard for them. If you want to be totally absorbed into stories of love and life (and totally hot and steamy times), this is the author for you.

I COULDN'T AGREE WITH GRACE MORE!

AMY KEATING CASEY:

If you haven’t read Lane Hayes, you are missing out on true romance Emotionally charged, coming out and finding a way to make things work. Lane always gives you what you want in a story, laughter, family, romance, little angst and love, always love A Kind Of series is my favorite, the band and their friends are seriously sexy and sweet!


AMY IS RIGHT ON THE MONEY TOO! BELOW IS A BIO ON LANE AND HER SOCIAL LINKS SO YOU CAN LOOK HER UP, AND BELIEVE ME YOU NEED TO, SHE IS WONDERFUL! 

Lane Hayes is finally doing what she loves best. Writing! An avid reader from an early age, Lane has always been drawn to romance novels. She truly believes there is nothing more inspiring than a well-told love story with beautifully written characters. Lane discovered the M/M genre a fews ago and was instantly hooked. She is the bestselling author of the Better Than Stories series and Right and Wrong Stories and A Kind of Stories series. Lane's novels placed first in the 2016 and 2017 Rainbow Awards. She loves travel, chocolate, and wine (in no particular order). Lane lives in Southern California with her amazing husband in an empty nest.

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THANKS FOR JOINING ME FOR THE LATEST FIVE, AND THANKS TO LANE FOR BEING MY TEST SUBJECT! COMMENT BELOW IF YOU HAVE NEVER READ LANE'S BOOKS OR HAVEN'T READ THEM ALL AND ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A BACKLIST TITLE OF LANE'S FROM ME! THE WINNER WILL BE CHOSEN BY RANDOM DRAWING ON SAT.! GOOD LUCK AND THANKS FOR COMING!