Tag: adult

Dec 12
{Review+Giveaway} Shadows of Asphodel by Karen Kincy

{Review+Giveaway} Shadows of Asphodel by Karen Kincy

Be sure to check out the rest of the tour Welcome to my stop on the Shadows of Asphodel blog tour Shadows of Asphodel by Karen Kincy 350 pages Published September 13th 2013 Age Group: Adult Series: Shadow of Asphodel #1 Source: ecopy from Author Summary: When Ardis discovers a man bleeding to death on the battlefield, she knows she has to walk away. 1913. In her work as a mercenary for Austria-Hungary, Ardis has killed many men without hesitation. One more man shouldn’t matter, even if he manages to be a charming bastard while he stands dying in the snow. But when he raises the dead to fight for him, she realizes she must save his life. If a necromancer like Wendel dies, he will return as a monster—or so the rumors say. Ardis decides to play it safe and rescues him. What she doesn’t expect is Wendel falling to one knee and swearing fealty. Ardis never asked for the undying loyalty of a necromancer, but it’s too late… Read more »

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Nov 16
{Review+Giveaway} Divinity by @Patricia_Leever

{Review+Giveaway} Divinity by @Patricia_Leever

Welcome to my stop on the Divinity blog tour Be sure to check out the rest of the tour Title: Divinity by Patricia Leever Genre: Supernatual Romance Publication Date: September 25, 2012 by  Omnific Publishing Age Group: Adult Series: Divinity #1 Source: ecopy from Publisher Summary: Demons. They’re everywhere, hiding in plain sight. Chances are, you’ve interacted with one or two of them in your lifetime without even realizing it… Demon hunter Evelyn Brighton saves unsuspecting humans from the malevolent creatures masquerading around them every day. Working under the Lebriga Corporation’s direction, she never fails to bring her A-game with her keen skill, fiercely independent spirit, and the best weapon in her arsenal: the Divinity blade. Evelyn’s world is turned on its ear, however, when she is ordered to train cocky new recruit Daniel Summers. They both feel an instinctive pull drawing them to one another, the ancient spells tattooed into their skin illuminating whenever the two hunters come into contact. But with evil looming over the city of Los… Read more »

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Oct 14
{Review+Giveaway} Breaking the Rules by L.K. Lewis

{Review+Giveaway} Breaking the Rules by L.K. Lewis

Welcome to my stop on the Breaking the Rules blog tour Be sure to follow the rest of the tour Breaking the Rules by L.K. Lewis Kindle Edition: 207 pages Published: September 17th 2013 Age Group: New Adult/Adult Series: Breaking the Rules #1 Source: ecopy from Author Summary: Morgan Lane has just completed grad school, and has accepted a job at Baylor Industries with the help of her father, who just so happens to be golf buddies with Drake Baylor Sr., CEO. Morgan has lived her 24 years of life under her parents thumbs, and is more than eager to start living life and carving successful career for herself. Drake Baylor Jr. is being groomed to take over as CEO of Baylor Industries upon his father’s retirement. Although he was raised in an affluent household, his formative years were rough, leading to a string of bad decisions, and hard lived years. In order to take over as CEO, his father has given him a set of rules to live by… Read more »

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May 13
{Review+Giveaway} Off Limits by Sawyer Bennett

{Review+Giveaway} Off Limits by Sawyer Bennett

Welcome to my stop on the Off Limits blog tour Be sure to check out the rest of the tour Off Limits by Sawyer Bennett Kindle Edition Published April 16th 2013 by Big Dog Books Age Group: Adult Source: ecopy from author Series: Off Series #2 (but can be read as a standalone) Summary: Two years ago, Emily Burnham, had an epiphany about the shallowness of her life.  And she made it her mission to become a different person…a better woman.  Out from under the controlling thumb of her mother, Emily is tasting the real world for the first time.  And she likes it. Nixon Caldwell has served his time in the Marine Corps, surviving two brutal tours in Afghanistan. He is back home, surrounded by what he likes best…isolation.  It’s certainly the easiest way to avoid confrontation of the consuming guilt that is weighing him down. When an accident brings Emily and Nix together, he soon learns he is not the master of his own fate. Struggling with his… Read more »

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Mar 09
{Book Review} Austensibly Ordinary by Alyssa Goodnight

{Book Review} Austensibly Ordinary by Alyssa Goodnight

Check out where Diary Jane Austen started with my review of Austentatious Austensibly Ordinary by Alyssa Goodnight Paperback, 320 pages Published January 29th 2013 by Kensington Age group: adult Series: Jane Austen #2 Source: ARC from Author   Summary: Steamy, funky, and thoroughly modern, Austin, Texas isn’t much like the gardened country estates of Jane Austen’s work. But there might be a few similarities in its inhabitants… Cate Kendall is no stranger to daydreams of brooding men and fancy parties—after all, she teaches one of her beloved Jane Austen novels in her English classes every year. But as for romance or adventure in her own life, the highlight of most weeks is Scrabble with her cute coworker, Ethan, and he draws the line at witty banter. But Cate is ready for a change. When she finds a mysterious journal that seems to have a link to the soul of the great Jane Austen herself, she knows it’s her chance. And she grabs on with both hands… Before she knows it, Cate has… Read more »

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Jan 20
{Book Review} Just for Now by Rosalind James

{Book Review} Just for Now by Rosalind James

Welcome to my stop on the Just for Now blog tour! Note: Just for Now is an ADULT contemporary romance Just for Now by Rosalind James Kindle Edition, 291 pages Published August 29th 2012 Age Group: Adult Source: ecopy from Author Series: Escape to New Zealand #3 Summary:  There’s no place like home . . .For teacher Jenna McKnight, nothing spells “heartbreak” like finding her husband with somebody else–in her bed. Clearly, it’s time to reinvent herself. A new body, a new city, and a new job later, she’s done just that. This isn’t really her home, though. Or her family, however much she wishes it were. And playing house can be a dangerous game.New Zealand rugby star Finn Douglas is just looking for a temporary nanny. Not a girlfriend, and definitely not a wife. He can’t resist Jenna’s cooking, it’s true. Who knew that he’d have so much trouble resisting her? He wants to do what’s right for his kids. But waiting is so hard . . . I read… Read more »

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Jan 13
{Book Review} Pursuing the Times by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

{Book Review} Pursuing the Times by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

Pursuing the Times by Lauren Baratz-Logsted Kindle Edition, 257 pages Published August 24th 2012 by TKA Distribution Age Group: Adult Contemporary Romance Source: ecopy from Author Series: N/A Summary: All that popular Chick-Lit author Mercury Lauren wants is to have one of her books reviewed by the New York Times Book Review – just one – and she’ll do almost anything to get it. In this contemporary romantic comedy, with a nod toward Pride and Prejudice she crosses swords and hearts with the Editor-in-Chief of the NYTBR in a madcap adventure that takes her from her home in Westport to a yoga retreat to a golf course in Florida. Will she get what she wants and will she finally be happy if she does? Only one thing’s for certain: nothing will stop her from Pursuing the Times. Pursuing the Times was a funny read. The main character Mercury is quirky and super strong willed. I enjoyed the subject of the book. It felt familiar to me because of blogging. Pursuing the… Read more »

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Jan 05
{Book Review} One Plus One by Kay Dee Royal

{Book Review} One Plus One by Kay Dee Royal

Welcome to my stop on the One Plus One blog tour Note: this is an ADULT book One Plus One by Kay Dee Royal ebook, 64 pages Published December 25th 2011 by MuseItHOT Publishing Age Group: Adult Source: ecopy from Author Summary: Coerced by her friend, Lacinda, a woman crushed by love, winds up on a three week singles cruise.Blade, a man of means, discovers Miss Right under the guise of a singles cruise set up by his business partner.Once Blade focuses his efforts he always gets what he’s after, until Lacinda throws his arrogant reputation back in his face.Can Blade break through Lacinda’s angry barriers? Will she ever see him as anything more than a player? Note: this is an adult book and contains mature situationsThis is a spicy quick read for anyone that is looking for a fun escape. I read this book really quickly and all in one shot. It was more like a novella to me. I approach novellas and novels differently. When I am reading a shorter… Read more »

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Dec 28
{Review+G!veaway} Forever my Girl by Heidi McLaughlin

{Review+G!veaway} Forever my Girl by Heidi McLaughlin

Welcome to my stop on the Forever My Girl blog tour Forever my Girl by Heidi McLaughlin ebook, 220 pages Published December 27th 2012 by Bandit Publishing Company Age Group: Adult Series: The Beaumont #1 Source: eARC from Author Buy this Book: Amazon Summary:  I  was never supposed to be a rock star. I had my life all planned out for me. Play football in college. Go to the NFL. Marry my high school sweetheart and live happily ever after. I broke both our hearts that day when I told her I was leaving. I was young. I made the right decision for me, but the wrong decision for us. I’ve poured my soul into my music, but I’ve never forgotten her. Her smell, her smile. And now I’m going back. After ten years. I hope I can explain that after all this time. I still want her to be my forever girl. The title of this book is perfect for the story. I really loved how Heidi McLaughlin kept referencing forever and “my girl” throughout the book…. Read more »

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Dec 15
{ARC Review} Unmasking Maya by Libby Mercer

{ARC Review} Unmasking Maya by Libby Mercer

Unmasking Maya by Libby Mercer Published December 12th 2012 Age Group: Adult Source: eARC from author  Series: N/A- standalone Buy this Book: Amazon Kindle Summary:  Defamed, Disgraced and Displaced…Fresh from a career-killing scandal, New York fashion girl, Maya Kirkwood, arrives in San Francisco to reinvent herself as a fine artist. She’s offered the opportunity to create an installation at the Silicon Valley headquarters of a hot new tech company. Fabulous, right?Not so much.She can’t stand Derek Whitley – wunderkind software genius and CEO of the company. Hot as he may be on the outside, inside the man is a cold, unemotional, robotic type. Way too left-brained for her right-brained self.As Maya and Derek get to know each other, however, their facades begin to crack. She catches her first glimpse of the man behind the superhuman tech prodigy, and he starts to see her as the woman she used to be. But is this a good thing? Once that last secret is revealed, will it bring them closer together or will… Read more »

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