Month: March 2014

Mar 09
{Giveaway} March Kindle Fire HDX Giveaway

{Giveaway} March Kindle Fire HDX Giveaway

Win a Kindle Fire HDX, Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash ($229 value)   This is a joint AUTHOR & BLOGGER GIVEAWAY EVENT! Bloggers & Authors have joined together and each chipped in a little money towards a Kindle Fire HDX 7". All New Kindle Fire HDX 7" Giveaway The winner will have the option of receiving a 7" Kindle Fire HDX (US Only – $229 Value)    Or $229 Amazon.com Gift Card (International)    Or $229 in Paypal Cash (International)   March Kindle Fire Sponsors I Am A Reader, Not A Writer Feed Your Reader The Ripple Effect Romance Series Bound 4 Escape Fae Books Author Mary Ting Giddy Over YA The Loopy Librarian Bea’s Book Nook Laurie Here Bella Street’s Weird Romance Bonnie Blythe’s Pure Romance Immortal Ink Publishing Owl Always Be Reading Author Alecia Stone Author Heather Gray Author Camelia Miron Skiba Author Kimber Leigh Wheaton The Reporter and The Girl Author Rae Z. Ryans The Storybook Kingdom Loren Secretts Elizabeth Woodrum Paige Ryan Lori’s Reading Corner Author… Read more »

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Mar 08
{Review} Chasing Wishes by Nadia Simonenko

{Review} Chasing Wishes by Nadia Simonenko

Chasing Wishes by Nadia Simonenko Kindle Edition, Amazon First Edition, 300 pages Published January 30th 2014 by Nadia Simonenko Age Group: New Adult Source: ecopy from Author Summary: “I wish I didn’t have to go home. I wish I was someone else—someone with a future…” For sixteen-year-old Nina Torres, it feels as if life is nothing but a dead end. Despised by her rich classmates and afraid that she’ll become just like her drug-addicted mother, Nina’s future seems to get dimmer every day. There is one bright spot in her life though… Sitting beside her one night, the only person in the world who cares about her makes a promise. No matter what happens—no matter how much Isaac’s wealthy family disapproves—he and his girlfriend Nina will be together forever. Fate plays a cruel trick on Nina, though, and a visit from Child Protective Services the next morning turns Nina Torres into Irene Hartley, a woman with a future but who will never see her beloved Isaac again. Nine years later,… Read more »

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Mar 07
{Giveaway} Lucky Is Reading Giveaway Hop

{Giveaway} Lucky Is Reading Giveaway Hop

Welcome to my post for the Lucky is Reading Giveaway hop! This hope is hosted by Stuck in Books My last hop the winner was international so they couldn’t get the mara dyer books, but that just means they are still here for someone else to win! (If they want them)   For the hop, one (1) winner will get Hardcovers of The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer and The Evolution of Mara Dyer (winner will get both books) (US Only) OR Winner can choose a book from Amazon ebook up to $10 (INT) Here are some options (but you can pick whatever you like) There will be 1 winner. Winner gets to choose any one (1) ebook that they want  from amazon (up to $10) OR Books 1 & 2 in the Mara Dyer series in Hardcover Rules: -fill out the rafflecopter below -must be 13+ -Open internationally -US winner can choose between physical book or ebook -International winner must be able to accept amazon (kindle) ebook -My contest policy… Read more »

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Mar 06
{Interview+Giveaway} Best Kind of Broken by Chelsea Fine

{Interview+Giveaway} Best Kind of Broken by Chelsea Fine

Welcome to my stop on the Best Kind of Broken blog tour I am super excited to have Chelsea Fine here today for a really fun interview, teasers from her book and a giveaway. I loved Best Kind of Broken, be sure to stop back later to check out my review. (it should be up today or tomorrow) Best Kind of Broken by Chelsea Fine  ebook, 336 pages Published March 4th 2014 by Forever Age Group: New Adult Contemporary Romance Pixie and Levi haven’t spoken in nearly a year when they find themselves working―and living―at the same inn in the middle of nowhere. Once upon a time, they were childhood friends. But that was before everything went to hell. And now things are… awkward. All they want to do is avoid each other, and their past, for as long as possible. But now that they’re forced to share a bathroom, and therefore a shower, keeping their distance from one another becomes less difficult than keeping their hands off each other…. Read more »

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Mar 05
{WoW #5} To All the Boys I’ve Loved by Jenny Han

{WoW #5} To All the Boys I’ve Loved by Jenny Han

Waiting on              Wednesday Hosted by Breaking the Spine This week’s pick for WoW is… To All the Boys I’ve Loved by Jenny Han 288 pages Expected publication: April 15th 2014 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Summary: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is the story of Lara Jean, who has never openly admitted her crushes, but instead wrote each boy a letter about how she felt, sealed it, and hid it in a box under her bed. But one day Lara Jean discovers that somehow her secret box of letters has been mailed, causing all her crushes from her past to confront her about the letters: her first kiss, the boy from summer camp, even her sister’s ex-boyfriend, Josh. As she learns to deal with her past loves face to face, Lara Jean discovers that something good may come out of these letters after all Why am I waiting on it? I <3 contemporaries, and this just seems like such a great one. It looks… Read more »

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Mar 04
{Review} Cold Blood by Heather Hildenbrand

{Review} Cold Blood by Heather Hildenbrand

Check out my review of the first book in the series, Dirty Blood HERE Cold Blood by Heather Hildenbrand ebook, 366 pages Published November 22nd 2011 by Accendo Press Series: Dirty Blood #2 Age Group: Young Adult Source: ecopy from Author Summary: Wood Point Academy is not at all what I expected. For one thing, it looks like a cross between military school and Buckingham Palace. Everyone stares, the floors shine so bright you can see your reflection in them from a mile away, and no one smiles. Unless they’re kicking your butt in the process. At least I’ve got plenty to take my mind off the fact that my psycho cousin, Miles De’Luca, keeps calling and declaring his love and promising to come for me just as soon as he’s destroyed anyone standing in our way. Wes isn’t going to like that idea. So between Miles, Wood Point’s evil welcoming committee, and the drill sergeant hottie trainer from hell, I just keep asking myself, how did I end up… Read more »

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Mar 04
{Interview+Giveaway} Playing Pretend by Juliana Haygert

{Interview+Giveaway} Playing Pretend by Juliana Haygert

Welcome to the Playing Pretend release event, organized by Grapevine Book Tours! Meet the author, Juliana Haygert, read a teaser, and enter to win a gift card or eBook copy. Don’t forget to visit the event page for a list of participating blogs with excerpts and more teasers! Playing Pretend by Juliana Haygert Publication: March 3rd, 2014 New Adult Contemporary Romance As the Governor’s daughter, Charlotte McClain is an expert in playing pretend. High society, the men her mother shoves in her direction and a Pre-Law major are all a part of her perfect pretense. But when she pretends to be a nobody during Spring Break, she meets someone who rocks her world. Mason Rowell knows heartbreak and Spring Break don’t mesh well, so he allows the mysterious Charlotte to seduce him. What should have been a fling, results in something deeper. After Spring Break has long since passed, he moves to Washington to pursue his graduate degree, but what he never expected to find living among the rich and… Read more »

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Mar 04
{Book Blast Giveaway} Prejudice meets Pride by Rachel Anderson

{Book Blast Giveaway} Prejudice meets Pride by Rachel Anderson

Author, Rachel Anderson is here today to share her new book with us. She is also offering up $25 t one lucky winner to celebrate her new book. Prejudice Meets Pride by Rachael Anderson After years of pinching pennies and struggling to get through art school, Emma Makie’s hard work finally pays off with the offer of a dream job. But when tragedy strikes, she has no choice but to make a cross-country move to Colorado Springs to take temporary custody of her two nieces. She has no money, no job prospects, and no idea how to be a mother to two little girls, but she isn’t about to let that stop her. Nor is she about to accept the help of Kevin Grantham, her handsome new neighbor, who seems to think she’s incapable of doing anything on her own. Fun, compelling, and romantic, Prejudice Meets Pride is the story of a guy who thinks he has it all figured out and a girl who isn’t afraid to show him… Read more »

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Mar 03
{Review} Must Love Otters by Eliza Gordon

{Review} Must Love Otters by Eliza Gordon

Welcome to my Stop on the Must Love Otters blog tour Be sure to check out the rest of the tour Must Love Otters by Eliza Gordon Published October 29th 2013 by West 26th Street Press, NYC Age Group: Adult Contemporary Romance Source: ecopy from Author Hollie Porter is the chairwoman of Generation Disillusioned: at twenty-five years old, she’s saddled with a job she hates, a boyfriend who’s all wrong for her, and a vexing inability to say no. She’s already near her breaking point, so when one caller too many kicks the bucket during Hollie’s 911 shift, she cashes in the Sweethearts’ Spa & Stay gift certificate from her dad and heads to Revelation Cove, British Columbia. One caveat: she’s going solo. Any sweethearts will have to be found on site. Hollie hopes to find her beloved otters in the wilds of the Great White North, but instead she’s providing comic relief for staff and guests alike. Even Concierge Ryan, a former NHL star with bad knees and broken… Read more »

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Mar 03
{Giveaway} Mistress of Fortune by Holly West

{Giveaway} Mistress of Fortune by Holly West

  Mistress of Fortune by Holly West ebook, 274 pages Published February 3rd 2014 by Carina Press Age Group: Adult Historical Mystery Series: Mistress of Fortune #1 London, 1678 Isabel, Lady Wilde, a mistress to King Charles II, has a secret: she makes her living disguised as Mistress Ruby, a fortune-teller who caters to London’s elite. It’s a dangerous life among the charlatans, rogues and swindlers who lurk in the city’s dark corners, but to Isabel, the risk is worth the reward. Until magistrate Sir Edmund Godfrey seeks Mistress Ruby’s counsel and reveals his unwitting involvement in a plot to kill the king. When Isabel’s diary containing dangerous details of his confession is stolen, she knows she must find it before anyone connects her to Mistress Ruby. Especially after Sir Edmund’s corpse is discovered a few days later… Isabel is sure that whoever stole her diary is Sir Edmund’s killer–and could be part of a conspiracy that leads all the way to the throne. But as she delves deeper into… Read more »

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