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Serious Leigh (Literal Leigh Romance Diaries Book 2) [Kindle Edition]

Melanie James
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Oy vey! Shit just got serious in Chicago. The Witches Union has discovered that Leigh Epstein has been dabbling in the dark arts, and now they want to become creative editors for Leigh’s paranormal romance, “Four-Bitten Fangtasy”, a book about a shape shifting-werewolf-vampire hybrid named Vlad. They definitely have something up their sleeves and they've assigned our young apprentice witch to a mentor named Gertie, who isn't quite up to snuff. Can she fulfill the contract and get FBF done before the deadline? What’s in it for the Union anyway?
To make matters worse, Leigh’s friends and family are still reeling from their last disastrous episode in Accidental Leigh. Will she make her Sister Sarah's lackluster love life even worse, by attempting to fulfill her erotic fantasy from her favorite BDSM/Navy SEAL/Amnesia novel? And yes, it is titled “Bound to Forget”.
Love is in the air, but so is catastrophe, now that Leigh is also getting some very strong feelings for Hunter, the hunky roofer turned Chicago Police Academy cadet.
Find out almost everything, and even learn about a Paranormal Pet Shop, what really sank the Titanic, magic brownies, how the Great Chicago Fire really started, and more in Serious Leigh, Book 2 of the Literal Leigh Romance Diaries by Melanie James

Editorial Reviews


"There seems to be no end to the completely unexpected results of Leigh's magical writing power.....I laughed my way through this installment and mostly right out loud." Anna - Book Nook Nuts

"First a warning DON'T READ IF YOUR HUBBY IS TRYING TO GO TO SLEEP. Cause mine was up till 3 AM cause I could not stop laughing." Little Red Book Reviews

"When you're having a bad day and need a laugh, these books should be your go to series." - Angie at I Heart Books

"This book will have you doubled over with laughter and have you hooked from page one. This is definitely a must read book and series you do not want to miss." Beth at Fallen for Books

Product Details

  • File Size: 2336 KB
  • Print Length: 182 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1500613878
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Black Paw Publishing; 2nd edition (July 30, 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00M9RNZ7C
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #15,759 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
34 of 34 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Magically Magnificent August 2, 2014
By Cindy
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I absolutely loved this book! If you are in any kind of slump, this is definately the "pick me up" book you need to read!
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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Cute,cute,cute September 23, 2014
Format:Kindle Edition
This is a promising follow-up to Accidental Leigh, and it True Leigh helps to have read that first.

Leigh is now joined by a mentor witch, and now that the witches's union has found out about her powers, they have plans for her and those powers. A very quick giggle of a story, and I am delighted to see Leigh's mentor will have a series of her own.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Time to meet the Witches Union and Gertie!!! July 31, 2014
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Melanie has done it again!!! Another humerous adventure for Leigh and her best friends Lindsey and Kelly. I love how they take everything with a grain of salt once they all meet Gertie. Not sure I would be so easy going if I were to find out my best friend has all these witch powers and becomes friends with more witches. Gertie is great. Sure not your normal run of the mill person knowing that she has been frozen for over 100 years and all the crazy things that Gertie has done in her past but none the less so easy to fall in love with. Love her plantation in Lousiana. How is Leigh going to write the story for the witches union? Nothing but surpirses!!! I don't like going into to much detail so pick up this book and check it out. You won't be disappointed!!!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Adorable August 2, 2014
By Angie P
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I just loved this book. I finished it in one night again just like the first one. While I loved the first book, this one was even better, and more funny. Especially when you bring in another crazy witch. The way all the girls just cling to her, and attempt to show her the ropes is the best. I could not quit laughing at all the craziness she can get into without even trying really hard. I can't wait for the next one. Great job Melanie James:)
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Leigh had me laughing till I was crying!!!! August 2, 2014
By Jessica
Format:Kindle Edition
I have been waiting on this book since I finished Accidental Leigh. Melanie James is amazing at what she writes... This book had me laughing out loud until I was crying... The stuff that Leigh writes for her family and friends always seems to backfire in one way or another.. If you enjoy some romance and a good laugh this is the series for you. Hunter puts up with a lot of mischief.... Yes read them in order... Cannot wait to see what Melanie James is Brewing up for Hopeful Leigh... Happy Readings everyone...
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome a must read August 3, 2014
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if i could it would get 10 stars it is so well written, the story will not let you put it down it is laugh out loud hilarious the cast of this book are lovable you want to be with them. be apart of the story i will be rereading this book many times if you wast a book that you laugh so hard you get tears, this is the book for you you won't be sorry you got this book
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Witch Leigh is back !!!! August 3, 2014
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This is the 2nd book in the series and oh my goodness talk about gut busting laughs. This book was even more comical then the first.

Things pickup where we were left hanging in book 1.

Leigh has been transported to the Witches Union and she is given the news that she has broken rules and that the 3 leaders are going to take a part in her book writing. She is also given a trainer by the name of Gertie.
Leigh learns her specialty seems to be the writing magic and she has to pay dues to the witches union.

Leigh finds herself in Denver and oh boy can things get any weirder? I think so keep reading lol.

Leigh has her hands full with trying to figure out how to remove the magic from the 2 college men who are totally enthralled with her 2 girlfriends Kelly and Lindsey.

But instead of following the Witches Union rules she was given she decides to take matters into her own hands. She sits down to write and hopefully fix everyone she cares about issues.

Leigh and Hunter’s relationship is slow to grow but I really enjoy reading all their mishaps from the Zoo to their first date out for dinner. And the Zoo issue is caused by well lets say they know both of the men.

Then the comical begins. Poor Gertie is drunk of all things .. and interrupts a passionate moment between Hunter and Leigh.
And oh no a paranormal pet shop what has Gertie done while she was drunk?
And just what is Esmeralda up to?

Well you will have to go grab a copy and find out..

This book is well written and kept me laughing through the entire thing. I can not wait for the next book in the series.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Serious Leigh August 4, 2014
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I enjoyed this story it was fun and entertaining. Laugh out loud moments again. This time Leigh gets help with her Witchcraft, from another fun witch, I like how the author made her Mrs O'Leary and her two magical misadventures are a riot. This is an enjoyable series full of lighthearted fun.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Great read
I absolutely love all of your books! This series is hilarious yet romantic. Just an all around cute series :)
Published 3 days ago by Katie Grace
5.0 out of 5 stars A Wonderful Second Installment
Packed with lust, humor, magic and the promise of new love this is a great book in the Literal Leigh Romance Diaries. Read more
Published 10 days ago by Kymberly Harke
5.0 out of 5 stars Another Must Read Book!
This book was just as funny & crazy as the 1st book in this series. I totally love the characters and all the shenanigans they go through. Read more
Published 13 days ago by Beth
5.0 out of 5 stars Serious Leigh FUNNY
I really enjoyed this 2nd book as well. I love the addition of Gertie. She completely cracks me up. Read more
Published 15 days ago by ndarmygirl
5.0 out of 5 stars Fun and Funny!
Another seriously entertaining story. Leigh has met the witches union and discovered that they intend to use her new-found writing magic for their own benefit. Read more
Published 16 days ago by Phaedra C Seabolt
5.0 out of 5 stars FUN
This is the most hilarious read (series)I totally love it can't wait to pick up the next one,love the cat never laughed so hard reading a book in a very long time,people who are... Read more
Published 18 days ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Another great book
I loved this next installment! can't wait to read the third in the series. So much fun and laughter and can't forget magic :) Thanks Again. Juli
Published 19 days ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
too cute
Published 20 days ago by kimberlin sanders
4.0 out of 5 stars A great second book for Leigh and her friends.
I received this book from the author in return for an honest review. I am a part of the Review Team @ The Paranormal Bookshelf. Read more
Published 22 days ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Love this series
Love this series! It keeps getting better and will make you laugh out loud and snort your coffee out your nose.
Published 24 days ago by KDzMom
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More About the Author

Bestselling author, Melanie James spent 14 years as an IT systems administrator before tiring of the hustle and bustle of the technology world. She's doing what she loves, by writing steamy paranormal, contemporary, and romantic comedy books. Melanie has a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in Leadership and Development, with a minor in Women's Studies. She is currently working on her Master's Degree in Adult Education at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. She will graduate in the spring of 2015.

She is married to a wonderful man, who supports her dreams and goals. She has two children, three step-children, a beautiful daughter-in-law, and an adorable grand-baby.

You can find the latest information about her books and fan giveaways at

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