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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 (101 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


Winner Best Witch Series 2014  ~ Paranormal Bookshelf ~

"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: 2308 KB
  • Print Length: 182 pages
  • 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: Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,180 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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35 of 35 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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19 of 20 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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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hilariously romantic December 15, 2014
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Wow, 'Serious Leigh' was so funny I about died laughing. My cheeks still hurt from smiling and and I might have pulled a muscle from laughing. I loved how the story was written. The 'brownie' episode will stay with me for a long time. I love the characters. They are funny, witty and sarcastic. Just my type. I can't wait to read more of this series. I look forward to more of Leigh's magical antics. A must add to your tbr list. Definitely a recommended read.
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7 of 7 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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7 of 7 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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5 of 5 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 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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5 of 5 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
3.0 out of 5 stars Witches do have more fun.
I would have gone with a higher rating but the story was just starting to get good when it was abruptly was over.
Over all the storyline is entertaining. Read more
Published 2 days ago by Janel F
5.0 out of 5 stars Leigh cracks me up
As I go through each book in the series , I love Leigh and her friends more and more. From Lindsey's craziness to Gerdie's lack of knowledge. Read more
Published 26 days ago by Erica Stemm
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved every minute.. Come on and laugh with the rest of us.
Once again, you get your laugh fix. Leigh and her magical desk, cause lots of hair raising fun. An amazingly funny story, keeps you laughing and reading, you just can't wait for... Read more
Published 27 days ago by Gina M
4.0 out of 5 stars Pretty good
First of all, I will say that I liked this book. It's very funny and the characters are highly entertaining. The storyline is strong and very well written. Read more
Published 1 month ago by michelle westmoreland
5.0 out of 5 stars Great continuation of Leigh's adventures
This book picks up right where the first one left off. Another light and funny read. I love Leigh and her new friend Gertie. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Miranda Shanklin
5.0 out of 5 stars Had me in stitches!
I almost peed my pants listening to this. Hollie Jackson brought Melanie James' characters to life. Gertie is hysterical!!! You can't go wrong with this one!!! Read more
Published 1 month ago by Kelly Cozzone
5.0 out of 5 stars Kiki
The book is great and keep you turning pages. Has every thing you could want. Romance, excitement,mystery and lots of laughs. I was left wanting more from the series. Read more
Published 1 month ago by kiki
5.0 out of 5 stars Adorable series! Loved every book
Adorable series! Loved every book!
As soon as one ends you must go to next! Cynthia has a very fun style of writing that I've enjoyed tremendously.
Published 1 month ago by Kathy Hubish
5.0 out of 5 stars Too Funny, snarky
Too Funny, snarky, and witty. She makes me laugh out loud. Melanie has done a wonderful job of developing the relationships of all of the characters. Read more
Published 1 month ago by princess angela
4.0 out of 5 stars Seriousness Leigh
This,the second book in the series s much better than the first. Melanie James,the author, seems to be more connected to her characters, rounding them out nicely and introducing a... Read more
Published 1 month ago by D.Slowey-Thomas
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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 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.

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Books by Melanie James
Accidental Leigh
Serious Leigh
Hopeful Leigh
Haunting Leigh
Joyful Leigh
Conjuring Darkness
A Valentine's Surprise
A Deadly Obsession
Éveiller Drive
Ava & Will
Kara & Dave
Laura & Alan
Jamie & Brad
Ashley & Jeff
Valerie & Greg

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