Month: June 2013

Jun 27
{Interview+Giveaway} Subject to Change by Alessandra Thomas

{Interview+Giveaway} Subject to Change by Alessandra Thomas

 Today I have an interview with Alessandra Thomas, the author of Subject to Change, a new adult romance, and a giveaway for you guys. Hope you enjoy.  Subject to Change by Alessandra Thomas Paperback, 300 pages Published June 25th 2013 Age Group: New Adult Series: Picturing Perfect #2 Synopsis: Joey made her dad a deathbed promise that she would become a doctor, and dedicate herself to fighting the very cancer that took his life. There’s just one problem -three years into her pre-med classes, she’s struggling to stay on top of the curve, let alone prove she’s dazzling enough to earn a spot in an Ivy League medical school. In a Hail Mary move, she throws a basic Business 101 class into her semester schedule, banking on a perfect score to boost her GPA. That is, until she’s paired for a final project with Hawk, the bartending, motorbike-riding, gorgeously bedheaded loser who falls asleep in class and communicates in one-word sentences. Hawk does whatever he wants, whenever he wants, which… Read more »

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Jun 22
{Excerpt+Giveaway} All In by Marta Brown

{Excerpt+Giveaway} All In by Marta Brown

 Hey guys, I hope you are having a great weekend. Today I have an excerpt from a YA contemporary romance that looks like it is a great fun, beachy read. Check out the excerpt from All in, and then enter my giveaway to try and win a copy for yourself! All In by Marta BrownPublication date: May 28th 2013Genre: YA Contemporary Romance Synopsis: On the picturesque island of Martha’s Vineyard, there are two kinds of residents. Locals and Stays. Local boy, Lane McCarthy, plans on spending his summer working at the country club to save money for college in the fall, while summer stay, Ashley Whitmore, and her elite group of friends are only there to play. As the summer heat goes up on the island, so does the ante, when both Lane and Ashley must decide what they’re willing to wager in order to follow their dreams… and their hearts. With stakes as high as the surf, and hopes as high as the midday sun, will they risk everything and go all in? Excerpt: Ashley His… Read more »

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Jun 21
{Review+Giveaway} Lost by Nadia Simonenko

{Review+Giveaway} Lost by Nadia Simonenko

Welcome to my stop on the Lost blog tour  Click HERE to see the full blog tour schedule! Lost by Nadia Simonenko Paperback, 248 pages Published March 25th 2013 by Nadia Simonenko Genre: New Adult Contemporary Source: ecopy from author Series: Lost and Found #1 Synopsis: Sometimes you need someone else to help you find your way.Maria’s life was torn apart when she was fifteen, and for seven years she’s kept her terrible secret hidden from the world. Now, in her final semester of college, she still struggles against paralyzing fear just trying to speak up in class, and the terror and helplessness linger on in her nightmares.Across campus, Owen sees his scars in the mirror every morning while he gets ready for class. They remind him of the broken home he left behind, the father he hates and fears, and the little sister he couldn’t protect. Now, in his final semester of college, he’s scared that he may have to return to the hell he called home after staying away for… Read more »

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Jun 20
{Release Day Giveaway} More by Clare James

{Release Day Giveaway} More by Clare James

Happy Release Day to Clare James, latest new adult book More! I wanted to let you guys know about the awesome companion story to Before You Go.  Haven’t read Before You Go yet? Don’t worry, More can be read as a stand alone as well! More by Clare James Kindle Edition, First Edition Published June 20th 2013 by Amazon (That’s today!)Age Group: New Adult Series: Companion to Before You Go Summary: One summer.One chance to forget the past.One opportunity to make things right. There’s no denying the heat between Jules Taylor and Foster Sutton. They are two wild souls with a fire burning inside. Together, they create a hot and dangerous mix of emotion and lust.But after a terrible accident leaves one friend dead, Foster is bound by a secret that keeps him from getting closer to Jules. And he’s left with only one thing to offer her – friendship.For Jules, her relationship with Foster is getting old. He falls down and she picks him up, but they never move… Read more »

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Jun 20
{Character Interview+Giveaway} Rylee Adamson Series by Shannon Mayer

{Character Interview+Giveaway} Rylee Adamson Series by Shannon Mayer

The Rylee Adamson series is a New Adult Urban Fantasy Romance.  Today I have Rylee here to tell you all about herself as well as giveaway a copy of one of the books in her series.  Priceless by Shannon Mayer (A Rylee Adamson Novel, Book One) Release Date:             February 1, 2013 Genre:                         Paranormal Urban Fantasy Romance Age Group:                 New Adult. 18+ Book Cover Design:   Damon Za Book Description: “My name is Rylee and I am a Tracker.” When children go missing, and the Humans have no leads, I’m the one they call. I am their last hope in bringing home the lost ones. I salvage what they cannot. I’m on the FBI’s wanted list. I have a werewolf for a pet, a Witch of a best friend, and have no need for anyone else in my life. But when a salvage starts to spin out of control, help comes from a most unexpected direction. One that is dangerously dark, brooding, and doesn’t know a thing about… Read more »

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Jun 18
{Excerpt+Giveaway} Triangles by Kimberly Ann Miller

{Excerpt+Giveaway} Triangles by Kimberly Ann Miller

Trianglesby Kimberly Ann MillerRelease Date: 06/18/13Publisher: Spencer Hill Press Summary from Goodreads: A cruise ship. A beautiful island. Two sexy guys. What could possibly go wrong? In the Bermuda Triangle—a lot. Hoping to leave behind the reminders of her crappy life–her father’s death years ago, her mother’s medical problems, and the loser who’s practically stalking her–seventeen-year-old Autumn Taylor hops on a ship with her sister for a little distraction. When she wakes up in the Bermuda Triangle, she fears she’s gone nuts for more than one reason: that loser’s suddenly claiming they’re a happy couple… a hot guy is wrapping his arms around her and saying “Happy Anniversary”… and suddenly, she’s full of bruises, losing her hair, and getting IV medication. Autumn visits the ship’s doctor, hoping for a pill or a shot to make the craziness go away. Instead, she’s warned that these “alternate realities” could become permanent. She just has to ask herself one question—how the hell is she going to get out of this mess?     Excerpt “Are you all… Read more »

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Jun 18
{Cover Reveal} Conjure by Jennifer Snyder

{Cover Reveal} Conjure by Jennifer Snyder

Available July 1, 2013 Sometimes to understand the present you have to conjure up the past… The last thing Addison Harmon needed was to become tethered to the broody, often seemingly cold, Theo Van Rooyen, but that’s exactly what happened. Forced to partner up with Theo to figure out a way to break the tether, Addison soon realizes she may have bitten off more than she can chew. (New Adult/Mature Young Adult: Contains sexual situations, language, underage drinking, and drug usage.) Jennifer Snyder lives in North Carolina were she spends most of her time writing new adult and young adult fiction, reading, and struggling to stay on top of housework. She is a tea lover with an obsession for Post-it notes and smooth writing pens. Jennifer lives with her husband and two children, who endure listening to songs that spur inspiration on repeat and tolerate her love for all paranormal, teenage-targeted TV shows. Blog: http://jennifersnydersblog.blogspot.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/jennsnyder04 Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/760553.Jennifer_Snyder Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorjennifersnyder If you enjoyed this post, please Subscribe to Book Briefs in a reader

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Jun 17
{Excerpt+Giveaway} Romancing the R.A. by Ashleyn Drake

{Excerpt+Giveaway} Romancing the R.A. by Ashleyn Drake

Hey guys, I wanted to share an excerpt and giveaway with you for this book because it sounds totally cool. I really want to get my hands on a copy of this one! Romancing the R.A. (Campus Romance #1) by Ashelyn Drake Release Date: 05/28/13Age Group: New Adult Summary from Goodreads: Noelle Buckman is looking forward to making a fresh start in college, one that doesn’t involve immature high school boys. The second she steps on campus for freshman orientation, she can sense the possibilities. Especially when she spots Andy, a resident advisor who’s not just hot but also thoughtful enough to open doors for a girl.  And Andy has his eye on Noelle. Even when her nerves take control and she thinks she comes off as a hillbilly with no direction, Andy can see what she’s really like and he’s more than a little interested. But orientation is less than two full days and there’s an entire summer between Noelle and Andy. Will her attempt to romance the R.A. be as… Read more »

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Jun 14
{Review+Giveaway} In Too Deep by Michelle Kemper Brownlow

{Review+Giveaway} In Too Deep by Michelle Kemper Brownlow

Welcome to my stop on the In Too Deep blog tour  Click HERE to see the full blog tour schedule! In Too Deep by Michelle Kemper Brownlow Publication date: June 6th 2013 by Sapphire Star Publishing Genre: New Adult Romance Synopsis: Long- Gracie has just finished her freshman year of college in Memphis when she takes a job at a local pizza joint in her home town of McKenzie, Tennessee. She is the epitome of innocence when she meets Noah. Noah is unabashedly handsome, intriguingly reckless and just cocky enough to be sexy. Gracie’s instincts tell her to stay far away from him and based on the stories she hears from her co-workers he leaves broken hearts in his wake. But still, she can’t explain her fascination with him. Noah puts aside his bad boy ways when what he thought was a summer crush has him unexpectedly falling in love. But soon after Gracie transfers to UT Knoxville to be with Noah, their unexpected love becomes riddled with anger, deceit and humiliation. Jake, Noah’s former roommate and Gracie’s best friend, can no longer be a bystander…. Read more »

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Jun 13
{Review+Giveaway} Hidden by M. Lathan

{Review+Giveaway} Hidden by M. Lathan

Welcome to my stop on the Hidden blog tour  Click HERE to see the full blog tour schedule Hidden by M. Lathan Hidden by M. Lathan Series: Hidden, #1 Publication date: November, 2012 Genre: YA Paranormal Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Leah Grant has given up on being normal. She’d settle for stopping the voices in her head, intrusive visions of the future, and better odds of making it to her seventeenth birthday. That’s the thing about pretending to be human in a world where magic used to exist – at any moment, her cover could be blown and she’ll be burned to death like the rest of the witches. Everything changes when she loses control of her powers and flees the orphanage she grew up in. She desperately wants to be invisible but finds her face plastered on every news channel as humans panic over the possible resurgence of her kind. And now the hunters won’t give up until they find her. Making friends for the first time in her life and falling in love with one of them drives her to discover why she is unlike any being she’s ever met – human or otherwise. The dangerous powers inside of her that would… Read more »

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