Month: January 2014

Jan 31
{Review+Giveaway} The Secret of Isobel Key by Jen McConnel

{Review+Giveaway} The Secret of Isobel Key by Jen McConnel

Welcome to my stop on the Secret of Isobel Key blog tour CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL TOUR SCHEDULE The Secret of Isobel Key by Jen McConnel Published by: Bloomsbury Spark Publication date: December 19th 2013 Genres: New Adult Mystery Lou is in the middle of a quarter-life crisis. Fresh out of college, she’s unemployed and unsure of herself. But when she gets the chance to escape to Scotland with her best friend, it could be the answer to her quest for self-discovery. The trip is not at all what she expected, especially when her tour guide turns out to be the dreamy historian Brian, and together they embark on a hunt for information about Isobel Key, a woman accused of witchcraft in the seventeenth century. They set out to learn the truth of the condemned witch, but Lou isn’t prepared for the knowledge that awaits her. She must face her own demons if she has any hope of righting the wrongs of the past. Flashing between the seventeenth… Read more »

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Jan 31
{Cover Reveal} Fire of Stars and Dragons by Melissa A. Petreshock

{Cover Reveal} Fire of Stars and Dragons by Melissa A. Petreshock

FIRE OF STARS AND DRAGONS By Melissa A. Petreshock New Adult Romance Releasing April 2014 Publisher: Swoon Romance Following the death of her vampire uncle, twenty-one-year-old CAITRIONA HAYDEN finds herself in the midst of a trio of quintessential alpha male suitors in 22nd century sovereign America where human females should be seen and not heard.   Theo Pendragon claims her as his ward, ordained to guard her through to a long-awaited destiny unbeknownst to Cait, but finds more than he expected when passion ignites within the dragon for the first time. Always drawn to the pursuit of knowledge rather than the heat of desire, powerful demigod Dante cannot deny everything his future holds in Caitriona. America’s monarch, ancient vampire Corrin, has no interest in the frivolity of love, yet marrying Cait could be the answer to his continued survival.   Soon, Cait goes from studying for college exams to choosing a husband in seven days, knowing the consequences are eternal, the love undying, and the bond timeless.    About the Author Melissa… Read more »

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Jan 30
{Review} Defy by Sara B. Larson

{Review} Defy by Sara B. Larson

Defy by Sara B. Larson Kindle Edition, 336 pages Published January 7th 2014 by Scholastic Press Age Group: Young Adult Series: Defy #1 Source: eARC from publisher (via NetGalley) Summary: A lush and gorgeously written debut, packed with action, intrigue, and a thrilling love triangle. Alexa Hollen is a fighter. Forced to disguise herself as a boy and serve in the king’s army, Alex uses her quick wit and fierce sword-fighting skills to earn a spot on the elite prince’s guard. But when a powerful sorcerer sneaks into the palace in the dead of night, even Alex, who is virtually unbeatable, can’t prevent him from abducting her, her fellow guard and friend Rylan, and Prince Damian, taking them through the treacherous wilds of the jungle and deep into enemy territory. The longer Alex is held captive with both Rylan and the prince, the more she realizes that she is not the only one who has been keeping dangerous secrets. And suddenly, after her own secret is revealed, Alex finds herself… Read more »

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Jan 30
{Giveaway} Evernight Teen Turns 1 and is celebrating with us! Featuring The Last Three Words by Ashley Heckman

{Giveaway} Evernight Teen Turns 1 and is celebrating with us! Featuring The Last Three Words by Ashley Heckman

EVERNIGHT TEEN turns one this month and we’re helping them celebrate during their 1st Birthday Blog Hop! It’s EVERNIGHT TEEN’s birthday, but you get the presents. Enter below for a chance to win a $100 iTunes gift card! EVERNIGHT TEEN books feature fresh teen fiction that’s raw, gritty and real. Whether paranormal, contemporary, sci-fi or suspense, EVERNIGHT TEEN stories are about real issues and pack a strong emotional punch. You’ll find cutting edge fiction that today’s young adults can relate to and will keep you turning the pages long into the night. Upper Young Adult titles, include… The Last Three Words by Ashley Heckman ebook Published November 15th 2013 by Evernight Teen Age Group: Upper Young Adult Seventeen-year-old Christian Marx never belonged anywhere but with his best friend Maye. Life with her beats the hell out of the dingy apartment he shares with his neglectful mother. Mom may be blood, but Maye and her little sister Rowe are family. Life would be perfect if only Maye loved him the way… Read more »

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Jan 29
{WoW#3} 16 #ThingsIThoughtWereTrue by Janet Gurtler

{WoW#3} 16 #ThingsIThoughtWereTrue by Janet Gurtler

Waiting on              Wednesday Hosted by Breaking the Spine 16 Things I thought were true by Janet Gurtler Paperback, 304 pages Expected publication: March 4th 2014 by Sourcebooks Fire Age Group: YA Heart attacks happen to other people #thingsIthoughtweretrue When Morgan’s mom gets sick, it’s hard not to panic. Without her mother, she would have no one—until she finds out the dad who walked out on her as a baby isn’t as far away as she thought… Adam is a stuck-up, uptight jerk #thingsIthoughtweretrue Now that they have a summer job together, Morgan’s getting to know the real Adam, and he’s actually pretty sweet…in a nerdy-hot kind of way. He even offers to go with her to find her dad. Road trip, anyone? 5000 Twitter followers are all the friends I need #thingsIthoughtweretrue With Adam in the back seat, a hyper chatterbox named Amy behind the wheel, and plenty of Cheetos to fuel their trip, Morgan feels ready for anything. She’s not expecting a flat tire, a missed ferry, a… Read more »

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Jan 29
{Teasers+Giveaway} Someone Like You by Addison Moore

{Teasers+Giveaway} Someone Like You by Addison Moore

Welcome to my stop on the Someone Like You blog tour CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL TOUR SCHEDULE I love Addison Moore’s books, so I am super excited to share some teasers from her new exciting New Adult romance with you! Check out Someone Like you…   This book can be read as a standalone (I believe) but if you are new to the series, check out my review of the first book, Someone to Love HERE Title: Someone Like You by Addison Moore Series: Someone to Love #2 Publication Date: January 28, 2014 by Skyscape Age Group: New Adult Summary: A sexy, romantic read from the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Someone to Love. When coed Ally Monroe literally falls into the arms of a tattooed bad-boy one summer night, she can’t seem to let go. Morgan Jordan is everything Ally doesn’t want—he’s a playboy from a blue collar background, and Ally’s looking for upper-class stability. Though their relationship starts off as a one-night… Read more »

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Jan 28
{Review+Giveaway} Beyond Belief by Helen Smith

{Review+Giveaway} Beyond Belief by Helen Smith

Welcome to my stop on the Beyond Belief blog tour CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL TOUR SCHEDULE Beyond belief by Helen Smith Release date: January 28th 2014 Publisher: Thomas & Mercer Age Group: New Adult / Adult Series: Emily Castles Mysteries #2 When famed psychic Perspicacious Peg predicts a murder will occur at England’s Belief and Beyond conference, her science-minded colleagues recruit twenty-six-year-old budding sleuth Emily Castles to attend the event as a “future crimes investigator.” The suspected victim: celebrated magician Edmund Zenon, who plans to perform a daring stunt at the conference—and is offering fifty thousand pounds to any attendee who can prove that the paranormal exists. In the seaside town of Torquay, Emily meets a colorful cast of characters: dramatic fortune-teller Madame Nova; kindly Bobby Blue Suit and his three psychic dachshunds; Sarah and Tim Taylor, devastated parents mourning their late son; and religious cult members Hilary, Trina, and the Colonel. Tensions rise as believers in science, the supernatural, and the spiritual clash with one another. But… Read more »

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Jan 28
{Review+Giveaway} No More Goddesses by Kim Baccellia

{Review+Giveaway} No More Goddesses by Kim Baccellia

Welcome to my stop on the No More Goddesses blog tour CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL TOUR SCHEDULE No More Goddesses by Kim Baccellia Published by Zumaya Thresholds Published May 28th, 2013 Age Group: Young Adult Source: ecopy from author Jordan Lake discovers an ancient bracelet in her grandmother’s house and uncovers a family mystery that links her favorite actress, Audrey Hepburn, a romantic movie, and an aunt she never knew. Jordan hopes the bracelet will bring her love. Instead, it brings one nightmare after another, unleashing Hathor, the Egyptian love goddess, who decides it’s fun to mess with the McKnight High School social scene. Jordan holds the key to vanquish Hathor, but will she figure out what it is in time to save her school, one of her best friends, and get a date to the Valentine’s Day dance? No More Goddesses is a young adult novel in which the Egyptian goddess of love, Hathor starts causing mischief in Jordan’s high school through the use of am old… Read more »

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Jan 27
{Review+Giveaway} Love Spell by Stan Crowe

{Review+Giveaway} Love Spell by Stan Crowe

Welcome to my stop on the Love Spell blog tour Be sure to check out the full Tour Schedule Love Spell by Stan Crowe ebook, 248 pages Published July 26th 2013 by Breezy Reads Age Group: New Adult / Adult contemporary romance Series: A comedy of Love #2 Source: ecopy from author Summary: Love Spell Clint Christopherson’s love life is a running joke. When a crazed gypsy curses him with the best wish he could ever ask for, the punchline stops being funny. Now, even his barest touch drives girls mad for him. Desperate to reverse the curse, he turns to his last hope: an attractive private investigator who may be able to locate his missing gypsy. If only Clint knew who it was he just hired… Love Spell is the second book in the Comedy of Love series, but it can be read as a standalone. They two stories are about completely different characters. I have not read the first book in the series, The Cinderella Project but after… Read more »

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Jan 26
{Dream Cast+Play List+Giveaway} Collaboration by Michelle Lynn

{Dream Cast+Play List+Giveaway} Collaboration by Michelle Lynn

Collaboration by Michelle Lynn ft. Nevaeh Lee Published January 26th 2014 Age Group: New Adult Summary: This is not your typical rock star romance. For one, the “rock star” is a rapper. And not just any rapper. Trace is the hottest ticket in the music industry right now, regardless of which definition of ‘hot’ you choose. Taryn Starr is not the girl-next-door who unknowingly meets a celebrity. Known as “America’s Sweetheart,” the reigning country music princess and world-renowned superstar knows exactly who Trace is…or does she? Their worlds collide when the musicians whose paths were never destined to cross are forced by their joint record label to collaborate on a song. The sparks fly and ignite a fire that blazes hotter with every minute they spend together—for better or worse. One thing’s for certain, the two media magnets can’t deny their explosive chemistry, but will life in the spotlight ultimately bring Trace and Taryn together or force them apart? ***This contemporary romance new adult novel is for mature audiences. The… Read more »

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