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Apr 06
{Excerpt+Giveaway} Ruins of Fate by Jamie A. Waters

{Excerpt+Giveaway} Ruins of Fate by Jamie A. Waters

Ruins of Fate Jamie A. Waters (The Omni Towers, Prequel) Publication date: April 4th 2019 Genres: Adult, Dystopian, Fantasy, Post-Apocalyptic One wrong decision, and the future will crumble… Skye Levanthe traded everything she owned in order to secure a place for herself and her son, Veridian, in a scavenging camp. But all contracts have an expiration date. Desperate to obtain the resources they need to survive, Skye agreed to navigate the dangerous ruins of fallen cities to search for tradeable materials. When a strange storm forced Skye and her scavenging partner into forbidden territory controlled by The Omni Towers, a ruin collapsed, nearly taking their lives and destroying countless others. Only one other person survived the ruin collapse: a mysterious young girl named Kayla. Faced with the decision to save her son or abandon her new foster daughter to a terrible fate, Skye agreed to the only possible course of action—to go into exile and take on the Omni traders in their own den. No one ever said survival would… Read more »

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Apr 03
{Interview+Excerpt} Throw by Rubén Degollado

{Interview+Excerpt} Throw by Rubén Degollado

Why did you write this book? I wanted a book that spoke to my experience as a young Latino and the experiences of my Latino students. The books I tried to give them were either inauthentic caricatures of Latinos or did not speak to the tough reality many of these students face on a daily basis. The one book they did relate to year after year was The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton. I thought, what if I give them a modern Chicano Outsiders? What if I gave them a novel telling a completely different story about teens living on the fringes of acceptable society, but whose hopes, desires, and regrets were as relatable to my white students as they were to my Latino students? It was something I knew I had to write myself. Is this book autobiographical? The main part of the narrative is completely fiction. However, virtually all the back stories, the memories of the main character, Güero, are from my own experiences and a few are from… Read more »

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Apr 02
{Excerpt+Giveaway} Relatively Sane by Whitney Dineen

{Excerpt+Giveaway} Relatively Sane by Whitney Dineen

Relatively Sane Whitney Dineen (Relativity Series, #2) Publication date: April 1st 2019 Genres: Adult, Comedy, Contemporary “The Masterson clan is back and funnier than ever in this delightful tale. Dineen’s comedic timing is pure gold!” -Jennifer Peel, Bestselling Author of My Not So Wicked Stepbrother Catriona Masterton’s family is not normal. Her father has a passion for taxidermized animals that he dresses in the family plaid. Her mother has a penchant for hoarding kitchen gadgets and other oddities that leave her sanity in question. Her grandmother, Nan, has never met a swearword she doesn’t like. Despite all this, party-planner Cat leaves the hustle and bustle of New York City to move back to her tiny hometown outside of Chicago. She even buys her parents’ farm with plans to turn the barn into a stylish wedding venue. Enter House to Home Television’s Renovation Brothers. Cat gets accepted as one of the show’s projects, bringing two gorgeous brothers to her doorstep. Unbeknownst to Cat, the TV hosts are behind a secret her… Read more »

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Mar 12
{Release Day Giveaway+Excerpt} Right Girl Wrong Timing by Natalie Decker

{Release Day Giveaway+Excerpt} Right Girl Wrong Timing by Natalie Decker

Right Girl, Wrong Timing Natalie Decker (Offsides, #3) Published by: Swoon Romance Publication date: March 12th 2019 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult Adaline Frost’s life officially sucks. Now that her BFF has found her true love, Addy is constantly stuck being the third wheel. On top of that, she hasn’t started her junior project yet, so her advisor pairs her up with what could only be described as the “Reject Breakfast Club.” Instead of the weirdo and the troublemaker, Addy is forced to work with two stoners, a popular girl, and her crush, Austin Reed, the jock who broke her heart. Austin Reed is sick of being labeled “dumb jock.” If he doesn’t get an A on this project, he can kiss his future goodbye. Austin thought he’d gotten lucky being partners with the very nerdy Adaline Frost, but boy was he wrong. Addy jumps down his throat about his being late and calls him names like “manwhore” on the daily. She has no idea Austin works before and after school… Read more »

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Mar 07
{Excerpt+Giveaway} Kingdom of Salt & Sirens Boxed Set

{Excerpt+Giveaway} Kingdom of Salt & Sirens Boxed Set

Kingdom of Salt & Sirens Boxed Set Publication date: March 5th 2019 Genres: Fairy Tales, Fantasy, Young Adult The Little Mermaid but not as you remember it… Beneath the turbulent seas, beyond the smokey depths, lies a Kingdom that exists in your wildest imagination. A world where mermaids swim, sirens sing and shipwrecks hide mysterious creatures. Make waves with our 11 magical retellings of the timeless classic, The Little Mermaid. Dive into a world filled with adventure, love and magic! One click now for your happily ever after. Authors include: J.A Armitage R. Castro Jennifer Ellision Mira Crest K.M Pyne Laura Greenwood Jacque Stevens Scarlett Kol Anne Stryker Nikki Landis Tracy Korn Goodreads / Amazon — SNEAK PEEKS: Balanced Scales by Laura Greenwood: “What happens at the end of your version of the story?” I shrugged. “Much the same as in your version, I guess. She falls in love with the Prince, he with her, they get married and live happily ever after.” Erickson’s face fell. “That’s not the same… Read more »

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Mar 06
{Excerpt+Giveaway} The Night Docket by Michele Lang

{Excerpt+Giveaway} The Night Docket by Michele Lang

The Night Docket Michele Lang Publication date: February 26th 2019 Genres: Adult, Urban Fantasy Praise for author Michele Lang: “Lang is a writer to watch and is sure to have wide appeal to fans of Jim Butcher, Kat Richardson, and other urban fantasy A-listers.” -Booklist “A groundbreaking, rich, enthralling series….stakes that couldn’t be higher. A tour de force!” – Rachel Caine, NYT best-selling author of the Morganville Vampire series (for the Lady Lazarus series) “Michele Lang is a talented writer and gifted storyteller…one of the leading voices in historical urban fantasy.” — D.B. Jackson, author of THIEFTAKER When you do your part to kill a necromancer, death isn’t the final goodbye. No, it’s not the end. Instead, it’s more like pouring gasoline on a dumpster fire… By day, solo street lawyer Nicole Farmer represents the down and out in the tough town of Amistad, Connecticut. Bankruptcies, divorces, criminal defense, foreclosures…Nicole’s clients are the hardest-luck cases in a hard-luck rustbelt city. Fighting the good fight, Nicole has to hustle just to… Read more »

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Mar 04
{Trailer Reveal+Giveaway} BLACKWELL by Alexandrea Weis and Lucas Astor

{Trailer Reveal+Giveaway} BLACKWELL by Alexandrea Weis and Lucas Astor

Print Length: 291 pages Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1944109161 Publisher: Vesuvian Books (January 17, 2017) Publication Date: January 17, 2017 Praise for BLACKWELL“… seamlessly blends mystery, magic and matters of the heart to create an enthralling read.” ―RT Book Reviews BLACKWELL Gold (1st Place) Winner — Mystery Silver (2nd Place) Winner — Adult Fiction 2018 Feathered Quill Book AwardsFINALIST 2017 International Book Awards Honorable Mention 2017 Readers’ FavoriteFINALIST Foreword Reviews 2017 INDIES Book of the Year Awards in Horror 2018 GOLD AND SILVER MEDAL WINNER, FEATHERED QUILL BOOK AWARDS  “I love the storyline and period of time (turn of the century). The author throws fire on many pages through vibrant dialogue and fantastic scene writing. The end is far from predictable, and so satisfying and rewarding. The care and attention to detail with cover art and layout is near perfect.” ―Feathered Quill Book Awards Judges’ Comments AWARD-WINNING FINALIST INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS,  2017 READERS’ FAVORITE HONORABLE MENTION FOR SUPERNATURAL FICTION 2017 INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS Hell has a new master In the late 1800s,… Read more »

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Feb 18
{Teaser+Giveaway} A COURT OF EARTH AND AETHER by Meg Xumei X @YA_SIRENS

{Teaser+Giveaway} A COURT OF EARTH AND AETHER by Meg Xumei X @YA_SIRENS

I am so excited that A COURT OF EARTH AND AETHER by Meg Xumei X is available now and that I get to share the news!   If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author Meg Xumei X, be sure to check out all the details below.   This blitz also includes a giveaway for a $10 Amazon GC courtesy of Meg and Rockstar Book Tours. So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post. Title: A COURT OF EARTH AND AETHER (War of the Gods #4) Author: Meg Xuemei X Pub. Date: February 12, 2019 Publisher: Meg Xuemei X Formats: Paperback, eBook Pages: 239 Find it: Goodreads, Amazon Cass Saélihn is the weapon, the hybrid born to kill the Olympian gods. Only the price is her own life. One dies so millions can live. So her mates will live. But Cass can’t just abandon them, can she? She’s just found them–a home she’d never imagined she could have. So when Death offers her a way out if… Read more »

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