Monthly Archives:: April 2013

RELEASE DAY GIVEAWAY: Drowning In You by Rebecca Berto

RELEASE DAY GIVEAWAY: Drowning In You by Rebecca Berto

Drowning In You  by Rebecca BertoPublication date: April 12th 2013Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance Secretly crushing Crushed by a tragedy Charlee May’s been crushing on Dexter Hollingworth since she was fifteen.  Five years later, a horrific skiing disaster at Mason’s Ski Lift Resort leaves her millionaire dad critically injured and her mom dead at the hands of Dexter operating the lifts.  Charlee is suddenly the sole caretaker for her little brother while their world falls apart. Dexter couldn’t be more different from Charlee. He’s tattooed, avoids exclusive relationships and his Dad has a fair share of illegal dealings. With Dexter’s reputation, almost everyone believes he planned the Mason’s skiing disaster. And after all these years he’s still crushing on Charlee May, the girl who’s too good for him. When this cruel twist of fate ties Charlee’s family and Dexter’s reputation together, Charlee and Dexter wonder if their feelings are reciprocated, while Dexter discovers his dad is trying to steal the May’s millionaire fortune. But like an addiction, one look,… Read more »

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COVER REVEAL: A Shard of Ice by Alivia Anders

COVER REVEAL: A Shard of Ice by Alivia Anders

A Shard of Ice Black Symphony Saga by  Alivia Anders Publisher: Red Alice Press Publication date: April 14th, 2014Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Romance THEIR SOULS, REAWAKENED When 13-year-old Lilix Morgan is found alive and floating on a bed of ice at sea, everyone counts it a miracle. Kidnapped nearly four weeks earlier, she remembers nothing of her mysterious abduction. When she tries to remember what happened, she hears only a melody – a faint and delicate set of notes, strung together in a tune she doesn’t understand. THEIR POWER, UNMATCHED A year later and desperate to put the lingering nightmares of her past behind her, Lilix crosses the country to enroll at Baelmorte Academy, aiming to become the violinist she once dreamt of. Things seem to be finally going well, and Lilix settles into a routine of sheet music and inspiration among new friends. Then the dreams start. The melody… Read more »

April 11, 2013 Uncategorized 9

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COVER REVEAL: ONE TINY LIE by K.A. TUCKER

COVER REVEAL: ONE TINY LIE by K.A. TUCKER

ONE TINY LIE by K.A. TUCKERPublication date: Early Summer, 2013Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance Livie has always been the stable one of the two Cleary sisters, handling her parents’ tragic death and Kacey’s self-destructive phase with strength and maturity. But underneath that exterior is a little girl hanging onto the last words her father ever spoke to her. “Make me proud,” he had said. She promised she would…and she’s done her best over the past seven years with every choice, with every word, with every action. Livie walks into Princeton with a solid plan, and she’s dead set on delivering on it: Rock her classes, set herself up for medical school, and meet a good, respectable guy that she’s going to someday marry. What isn’t part of her plan are Jell-O shots, a lovable, party animal roommate she can’t say ‘no’ to, and Ashton, the gorgeous captain of the men’s… Read more »

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RELEASE DAY GIVEAWAY: The Only Exception by Magan Vernon

RELEASE DAY GIVEAWAY: The Only Exception by Magan Vernon

The Only Exception  by Magan VernonPublication date: April 9th 2013by Beautifully Broken BooksGenre: NA Romance Fiercely liberal Monica Remy prefers to blend in. Despite her tattoos, piercings, and outspoken personality, she transferred to Central to escape—before she finds out that her next door neighbor is the uber conservative governor son, Trey Chapman. No matter how hard she tries to avoid Trey, he still finds a way to get under her skin. Monica can’t stand his crisp white shirts or his staunch views on women. But she can’t help counting every freckle on his face and wondering what it would feel like to have him stop talking politics and kiss her. A class debate project forces the unlikely pair to work together, and the political lines are blurred in late-night make out sessions. But despite their fiery chemistry, Trey’s politics threatens to smother their relationship for good. EXCERPT “I’m not flirting, Mr. Chapman,… Read more »

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EXCERPT GIVEAWAY: Inhale Exhale by Sarah M Ross

EXCERPT GIVEAWAY: Inhale Exhale by Sarah M Ross

inhale, exhale by Sarah M. Ross Publication date: May 7st, 2013Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance Jillian had a plan: celebrate the end of her first year of college with an amazing summer full of beaches, barbeques, and bonfires. When her mom insists she needs a summer job, and her boyfriend spends more time with his band than with her, Jillian’s plans go down the drain. Grant had a plan: finish his Masters, get a great job at Google, and get the hell out of Georgia. He might be giving up some of the fun of his youth, but he knows his all work and no play method would be worth it when his dreams came true. But things never go according to plan. When temptation brings them together and tragedy tears them apart, Jillian and Grant will be forced to choose: fight for their dreams, or fight for each other…. Read more »

April 10, 2013 Uncategorized 4

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Top Ten Books Read Before I was a Book Blogger

Top Ten Books Read Before I was a Book Blogger

  Top Ten Tuesday – is an original feature – weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and exists so that everyone can share their love of lists with other bookish peeps!   For future Top Ten Tuesday topics & info on how to participate click here! Julie’s Top Ten Books Read Before she was a Book Blogger Oh, wow – you guys won’t recognize many of them, I’m sure! I was totally into hard SF for a few years before I started book blogging…but here goes… 1,2, and 3 Altered Carbon, Broken Angels, Woken Furies (The Takeshi Kovacs series, by Richard K. Morgan) – all three so these were, and still are, my favorite books both before book blogging and after.   This series is violent, it’s dirty, it’s futuristic, it’s got treason, and Envoy soldiers, and extinct Martians who resemble pterodactyls.  It’s got giant spaceships, space war, planet… Read more »

April 9, 2013 Uncategorized 9

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COVER REVEAL: Passion Potion by Mary Beth Daniels

COVER REVEAL: Passion Potion by Mary Beth Daniels

Passion Potion  by Mary Beth DanielsPublication date: May 1st, 2013Genre: New Adult Paranormal Romance Jet is a Nix, the daughter of an Enchantress who went outside her bloodlines. No one helps a Nix, and even though her father is in deep trouble with Dei Lucrii, a dark Enchanter who paid her family an extraordinary sum to make a passion potion, Jet has no way to fix the powerful spell that killed her mother. But someone is watching her. A very handsome someone whose face appears in a pewter bowl her mother always kept close by. Could the boy be the secret to avoiding the curse of the Nix? Or is he the sort of distraction Jet REALLY can’t afford at a time like this? Passion Potion is a paranormal new adult romance from the author of the romantic comedy hit Heteroflexibility. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Mary Beth Daniels is a writer and photographer in Texas. She is a huge fan of Ellen Degeneres, a rabid stalker of… Read more »

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GIVEAWAY: Replacing Gentry by Julie N. Ford

GIVEAWAY: Replacing Gentry by Julie N. Ford

Replacing Gentry When Marlie agrees to attend a cadaver ball at Vanderbilt Medical School, she did not expect to actually see any cadavers. Or, that a strange apparition would issue her a chilling message. Despite the cadaver’s warning, Marlie is married a year later to Tennessee State Senator, Daniel Cannon, and living in a plantation-style mansion with two step sons. Add to the mix her growing suspicion that something is amiss with the death of Daniel’s first wife, Gentry; and newlywed Marlie is definitely in over her pretty Yankee head. What begins as an innocent inquiry into her new husband’s clouded past, ends with Marlie in the midst of a dangerous conspiracy. A modern twist on the classic Gothic romance novels of Rebecca and Jane Eyre, Replacing Gentry follows Marlie’s precarious journey as she learns the truth about the man she married. REVIEW Replacing Gentry is categorized as Woman’s Fiction… Read more »

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REVIEW and GIVEAWAY: Surface by Tiffany Daune

REVIEW and GIVEAWAY: Surface by Tiffany Daune

Surface   by Tiffany DaunePublication: February, 2013Genre: YA Paranormal Bound to the water bound to land, a Siren’s soul will never be safe on either side of the ocean’s surface. Hidden beneath the rolling waves lies the secret to Theia’s past and as she unveils each haunting truth, she realizes the last seventeen years of her life have been a lie. Now, drawn into a mysterious new world and with nowhere to turn, Theia must place her trust in Luc, a beautiful boy who stops her heart with each dazzling smile, but even his unearthly charm can’t hide the truth—he has secrets— dark secrets binding him to his world—an underwater world where Theia will never belong—a world determined to destroy her soul. REVIEWSurface is the first book I’ve read about mermaids and sirens, although I admit, I’ve been interested in them for a while.  I’m not very familiar with the lore in these books, but I’m certain that there is some general stuff that people who read this… Read more »

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