Monday, June 30, 2014

Blog Tour: Review, Excerpt, and Giveaway for Time of Possession by Jami Davenport

 I love football.  I really do.  I'm a die hard fan for my hometown.  It's funny because I didn't understand football until a few seasons ago, and now there's no going back! It's one reason why I love books featuring football and the players.

Cover Reveal: Sweet Fall by Tille Cole

I'm delighted to share the cover for Sweet Fall, Tillie Cole's upcoming release from the Sweet Home series!  Sweet Fall is Austin and Lexi's story and can be read as a standalone novel. I can't begin to tell you how excited I am for this book and the cover is gorgeous!!

Saturday, June 28, 2014

The cover reveal for The Last Thing by Briana Gaitan is coming!

Join us for the Cover Reveal on July 8th

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Plagued by past mistakes in both love and life, Quinn Bardot is in a bad place. With nowhere else to turn, she escapes to LA clinging to the promise of a fresh start. 

Chase Crowley is known for being selfish and unbelievably persistent. All he's ever wanted is to become a successful actor. But now that he is about to have it all, he finds that something is still missing. Money and fame isn't what he expected.

Suddenly the two of them are thrown into a situation that neither is prepared for. Can Quinn extinguish her fears and let Chase in? Can Chase learn to put someone else's needs before his own?
Sometimes fate has other plans, even if it is the last thing you want. 

(This is a New Adult Romance novel & contains language & adult situations. Not recommended for readers younger than 17)

***The Last Thing is a stand alone book with NO cliff hanger ending. It is book one in the series.***
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Friday, June 27, 2014

Release Day Launch and Giveaway: Desire by Missy Johnson

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Publication Date: June 27, 2014

This book looks really good!  I have a feeling it's going to be hot and dark.  Be sure to enter the giveaway to win a signed paperback!

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Bloomsbury Spark's Six Month Sparkiversary: Excerpts, Interviews, and Giveaway!

It's Bloomsbury Sparks  6 Month Anniversary and they're celebrating in style.  I don't know if I want the books or the grand prize more.  There are some amazing books and I can't believe how many of them I haven't read yet.  Check out these books and the authors and don't forget about the amazing giveaway! Bloomsbury Spark is a one-of-a-kind, global, digital imprint from Bloomsbury Publishing dedicated to publishing a wide array of exciting fiction eBooks to teen, YA, and new adult readers.

Blitz, Guest Post, Interview, Excerpt, and Giveaway: More Than Music by Elizabeth Briggs

I'm a sucker for books with musicians and songwriters.  I love music, but am not a fan of really any one group or artist.  I'm excited to be taking part in the blitz for this book.  I haven't read it yet but hope to soon! Don't forget to check out the other tour stops and giveaway!

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Blog Tour: Review, and Giveaway for The Request #1 by Marquita Valentine

Marquita Valentine has written some fantastic books.  When the news about this series first broke a few months ago, I was really excited.  Especially since it's a departure from her previous work.  I'm so glad I read this and I can't wait to read more!  Don't forget to check out today's other blog posts.  There's an excerpt for you to enjoy!

Release Day Launch, Excerpt, and Giveaway: The Request by Marquita Valentine

It’s release day! I'm happy to be hosting the THIRD part of the excerpt chain! Please be sure to check the excerpt chain schedule below.  And check back later today for my review!  

Chapter Blitz: Wild Child by Molly O'Keefe

WILD CHILD by Molly O’Keefe

October 2013
Boys of Bishop, book #1


Perfect for readers of Susan Elizabeth Phillips and Rachel Gibson, this sizzling romance tells the story of a sexy small-town mayor and a notorious “bad girl,” who discover that home really is where the heart is.

Monica Appleby is a woman with a reputation. Once she was America’s teenage “Wild Child,” with her own reality TV show. Now she’s a successful author coming home to Bishop, Arkansas, to pen the juicy follow-up to her tell-all autobiography. Problem is, the hottest man in town wants her gone. Mayor Jackson Davies is trying to convince a cookie giant to move its headquarters to his crumbling community, and Monica’s presence is just too . . . unwholesome for business. But the desire in his eyes sends a very different message: Stay, at least for a while.

Jackson needs this cookie deal to go through. His town is dying and this may be its last shot. Monica is a distraction proving too sweet, too inviting—and completely beyond his control. With every kiss he can taste her loneliness, her regrets, and her longing. Soon their uncontrollable attraction is causing all kinds of drama. But when two lost hearts take a surprise detour onto the bumpy road of unexpected love, it can only lead someplace wonderful.

“Molly O’Keefe is a unique, not-to-be-missed voice in romantic fiction.”—New York Times bestselling author Susan Andersen 

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Release Day Launch: Neanderthal Marries Human by Penny Reid


This series is fantastic!  It's hilarious, hot, and features men and women you'll love.  Seriously, you will want to read this book.  It's amazing!

Tour: Neanderthal Marries Human by Penny Reid

Release Day Launch and Giveaway: Five Ways to Fall by K.A. Tucker

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I'm thrilled to celebrate the Release Day Launch of K.A. Tucker's FIVE WAYS TO FALL!! FIVE WAYS TO FALL is the fourth novel in her Ten Tiny Breaths Series, published by Atria Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster.  I can't believe this series is ending.  I've fallen in love with K.A. Tucker's book and her characters.  It's going to be hard letting them go...until the next time I pick them up.

Release Day Promotional Event: Love, Laughter & Happily Ever Afters Box Set

The Love Laughter and Happily Ever After Box Set is here!
We're thrilled to celebrate the release of this box set, featuring eight full-length novels!

This box set is amazing and only $0.99!  I've previously bought, read, and loved Marilyn Brant's On Any Given Sundae.  I'm really looking forward to experiencing the other 7 novels I haven't read yet. :)

Release Day Launch and Giveaway: Breathe With Me by Kristen Proby

I'm so excited to bring you the Release Day Launch for Kristen Proby's BREATHE WITH ME!! BREATHE WITH ME is a Contemporary Erotic Romance novel and is the 7th book in the With Me In Seattle Series.
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Monday, June 23, 2014

Book Bash 2014 Giveaway!

I'm going to Book Bash.  It's this weekend and I'm so excited!  I have close to 100 books to get signed and purchase.  I'm only slightly worried how I'm going to get them all there and back.  I wanted to share the happiness with one of you.  I've decided I'm going to get a paperback book of your choice signed by the author of your choice and send it to you.  This giveaway is open internationally.  The winner has 24 hours to email me back with the name of the author, the book, and how they'd like it inscribed.  If I don't hear from you, I will choose another winner.

Here's the link to the list of authors attending:

I'm excited about seeing  Jamie McGuire, Colleen Hoover, Penny Reid, Abbi Glines, Monica Murphy, Sylvia Day, Natasha Boyd, Jennifer L. Armentrout, Tina Reber, Kylie Scott, Jillian Dodd, Jasinda Wilder, Tammara Webber, Penelope Ward, Christina Lauren, Amy Harmon, Alice Clayton, Katie Ashley, Kristen Ashley, and more!

Good luck to everyone!

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Trailer Reveal: The Dare by Rachel Van Dyken

The Dare:Synopsis

From #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Rachel Van Dyken, comes the third and final book in the New York Time's Bestselling Bet Series...

Boring Beth Lynn has always lived up to her nickname... until she wakes up in a hotel bed next to a sexy as sin state senator she re-connected with at a wedding the previous night.

The biggest problem? She can't seem to remember anything about the night before except for crying into a box of cookies, and she's pretty sure Grandma Nadine slipped something in her drink. And what should have been a one night stand turns into a six day adventure when Grandma whisks them off to Hawaii to save them from the ensuing media firestorm.

Jace isn't looking for commitment -- he believes he made that clear when he left the wedding with Beth. Then again, he can't remember much of anything other than the way her skin felt beneath his hands. Now he's stuck with her at some lame couple's retreat and trying his hardest to fight the attraction only a woman like Beth could invoke.

He doesn't think it can get any worse.

But one spider attack... A donkey ride from hell... And an unfortunate episode with Viagra tea -- and there's one thing Jace knows for sure: He should never have agreed to Grandma Nadine's suggestion in the first place.

Because if this isn't paradise, and it isn't a vacation -- that only leaves one option.


But to make it through alive... they might lose their hearts in the process.

(Romantic Comedy, Friends to lovers, Vacation Romance, New Adult Romance, Funny Stand Alone, Bargain Books, Humorous Romance)


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Blog Tour: Review for Seduced by Molly O'Keefe

Rating: ★★★★★ stars
Date published: May 26th, 2014
Publisher: Molly O'Keefe
Synopsis: A gritty and emotional historical western romance by RITA-award winning and Bestselling author Molly O'Keefe.

Melody Hurst’s days as a Southern belle are over. Now she’s widowed and alone in the foothills of the Rockies, struggling to make a life in a dangerous world. She’s determined to secure a future by marrying – but love is out of the question.

Cole Baywood has turned bounty hunter after serving in the horrors of the Civil War, but the ghosts of the men and women he’s killed still haunt him. He’s drawn to the beautiful widow trying to seduce him, only the darkness in his soul forces him to reject her. Is it possible that Melody’s touch can heal the demons of his past? And how can he convince a woman who has lost so much to risk her heart?

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Review: What I Didn't Say by Keary Taylor

Rating: ★★★★★ stars
Date published:April 30th, 2012
Synopsis: Getting drunk homecoming night your senior year is never a good idea, but Jake Hayes never expected it all to end with a car crash and a t-post embedded in his throat. His biggest regret about it all? What he never said to Samantha Shay. He's been in love with her for years and never had the guts to tell her. Now it's too late. Because after that night, Jake will never be able to talk again. When Jake returns to his small island home, population 5,000, he'll have to learn how to deal with being mute. He also finds that his family isn't limited to his six brothers and sisters, that sometimes an entire island is watching out for you. And when he gets the chance to spend more time with Samantha, she'll help him learn that not being able to talk isn't the worst thing that could ever happen to you. Maybe, if she'll let him, Jake will finally tell her what he didn't say before, even if he can't actually say it.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Promo: My Life in a Nutshell by Tanya J. Peterson

This book isn't one that I'd usually pick up.  However, the cover is pretty in its simplicity and the blurb in intriguing.  The author's bio is super impressive and the sample chapter I read was amazing.  I thought you might like to see what interested me.

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Friday, June 20, 2014

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Blog Tour: Guest Post and Giveaway for Mad Love by Colet Abedi

I really enjoyed this book.  I don't know why it took me so long to pick up this book, but once I started it, I was hooked!  I also jumped the gun and posted my review a little over two weeks early. You can see my original review here. Read on to see what Colet has to say about writing romance and don't forget to enter the giveaway.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Cover Reveals: The Request Series by Marquita Valentine

We are very excited to bring you this iTunes exclusive cover reveal for THE REQUEST SERIES by Marquita Valentine! I love Marquita's books and am very excited about this new and different series coming very soon! Plus these covers are gorgeous!

Roman Smith ~ Shopkeeper by day. Assassin by night.

The undercover Russian contract killer has never turned down an assignment that rids the world of scum. But this … request is the first time his conscience gets the best of him.

Only, he has a good reason—Everly Andrews, the woman who saved him from dying and has no clue who or what he really is. There’s nothing Roman won’t do to keep Everly in the dark, even if it means losing her in the process.

Review: Flat-Out Celeste by Jessica Park

Rating: ★★★★★ stars
Date published: May 22nd, 2014
Publisher: Flat Finn, Inc.
Synopsis:Whether you were charmed by Celeste in Flat-Out Love or are meeting her for the first time, this book is a joyous celebration of differences, about battling private wars that rage in our heads and in our hearts, and—very much so— this is a story about first love.

For high-school senior Celeste Watkins, every day is a brutal test of bravery. And Celeste is scared. Alienated because she’s too smart, her speech too affected, her social skills too far outside the norm, she seems to have no choice but to retreat into isolation.

But college could set her free, right? If she can make it through this grueling senior year, then maybe. If she can just find that one person to throw her a lifeline, then maybe, just maybe.

Justin Milano, a college sophomore with his own set of quirks, could be that person to pull her from a world of solitude. To rescue her—that is, if she’ll let him.
Together, they may work. Together, they may save each other. And together they may also save another couple—two people Celeste knows are absolutely, positively flat-out in love.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Release Day Launch and Giveaway: Perfect Kind of Trouble by Chelsea Fine

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I am thrilled to bring you the Release Day Launch for Chelsea Fine's PERFECT KIND OF TROUBLE! PERFECT KIND OF TROUBLE is a New Adult contemporary romance novel in the Finding Fate Series, and not to be missed!

Promo Blitz: Mason by Tijan

He's here!  He's here!  If you've been living under a rock or are perhaps visiting for the first time, you may not know of my love for all things Tijan and Fallen Crest.  Oh and Mason!  He is totally hot and this series is addicting!  If you don't believe me all you have to do is check out the reviews left for her books on any retailer that carries them. :)


  Mason Kade is not known to be nice. He is ruthless, manipulative, and unforgiving. Most will say that he is an a**hole and he is to those that cross him or cross his loved ones. However, he does not want to be who he is. He does not enjoy hurting others, but there is no limit to the lengths he will go to protect himself and his brother. This is the story of how he came to be and this is why so many love Mason Kade. 

Monday, June 16, 2014

Blog Tour: Review, Excerpt, and Giveaway for Once More With Feeling by Megan Crane

I know this book isn't the usual young adult or new adult book I review on here.  I've read all of Megan's chicklit/N.A./women's fiction titles and have them in paperback.  When I saw this book of hers was going on tour, I jumped at the chance to join it.  This book blew my mind.  I've got a book hangover and my chest still hurts when I think about this book.  You'll find out more in my review below.  Oh and there's a gift card giveaway.  Don't forget to comment and enter.

Release Day Blitz and Giveaway: Honor Bound by Samantha Chase and Noelle Adams

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Publication Date: June 16, 2014
Tour: Honor Bound by Samantha Chase and Noelle Adams
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Synopsis: My life was just like any other girl’s until the Maxwell corporate empire ruined my family and stole my future. I’d given up hoping to see justice done, but then the way to right this wrong was dropped in my lap. My job with an event planner can get me into the home of one of Maxwell’s business partners. I can find evidence of what they did to my father. I can make sure they pay.I wasn’t expecting Sebastian.Sebastian has been hired for security, but he is also the son of the man I despise. I should hate Sebastian purely on principle. I shouldn’t care that he’s sweet and funny and sexy as hell. He’ll always be a Maxwell, and that means he’s my enemy.
I can’t help but want him anyway. He seems to want me too, but only for a good time. He’s the son of privilege, and he’ll never be serious about me. He’ll also never betray his family. If he finds out what I’m really doing here, he’ll turn on me in an instant. He’ll keep me from finding justice. It’s just that I keep finding him instead.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

One more day before "Mason" by Tijan is here and I got to interview him!

For everyone whose wondering how is Mason coming when he's already a character in three books, allow me to tell you. Tijan has written a novella from Mason's point of view set before Fallen Crest High.  Now I'm not totally sure if it's set right before then or if it's all of his childhood/teenage years, but honestly, I don't care.  All I know is I get Mason uncensored and uncut!  Now if only he was real...and I was ten years younger.  I'd be willing to go to jail for *cough* doing Mason, orange does look good on me, but will just settle for ogling and daydreaming about all the things I'd like to do to him.  Not only will he be here TOMORROW, but I got a chance to sit down and talk to him last week!  Here's the gorgeous cover.

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Saturday, June 14, 2014

Review: Point of Retreat by Colleen Hoover

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New Atria cover May 2013
Rating:  ★★★★★ stars
Date published: September 18th, 2012
Publisher: Atria
Synopsis: Hardships and heartache brought them together…now it will tear them apart. 

Layken and Will have proved their love can get them through anything; until someone from Will’s past re-emerges, leaving Layken questioning the very foundation on which their relationship was built. Will is forced to face the ultimate challenge…how to prove his love for a girl who refuses to stop ‘carving pumpkins.’

Sale, Promo, and Giveaway: Cinderella Screwed Me Over by Cindi Madsen

 Welcome to the promotional event for Cinderella Screwed Me Over by Cindi Madsen! In addition to a great excerpt and giveaway, we're thrilled to announce that there is a promotional price of $1.99! Grab it while it lasts!

Friday, June 13, 2014

Blog Tour: Review, and Giveaway for Breaking Away by Toni Aleo

One of my favorite hockey sports romance series is Toni Aleo's Assassins.  I love how each story is so different while retaining the quality I've come to expect from her.  I do have my favorites from the series and I'm happy to add Breaking Away to that list.

Blog Tour: Review, and Giveaway for Chasing Forever by Lisa Cardiff

I love second chance stories.  I read a little excerpt and was really excited to find out what went wrong between Regan and Lucas.  I really love it when the universe conspires to give me something I'd like.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Review: Slammed by Colleen Hoover

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Rating: ★★★★ stars
Date published: September 18th, 2012
Publisher: Atria Books
Synopsis: Layken's father died suddenly, leaving her to gather every ounce of strength to be a pillar for her family, in order to prevent their world from falling apart. Now her life is taking another unexpected turn...

Layken's mother gets a job which leads to an unwanted move across the country. However, a new home means new neighbours... and Layken's new neighbour is the very attractive Will Cooper.

Will has an intriguing passion for slam poetry, and a matching passion for life. The two feel an irresistible attraction but are rocked to the core when a shocking revelation brings their romance to a screeching halt. Layken and Will must find a way to fight the forces that threaten to tear them apart...or learn to live without each other.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Rachel Van Dyken's Special Announcement!

I'm so excited to be able to share this special announcement from Rachel Van Dyken with you!  I'll be seeing this about the same time you do since everything is being kept hush hush so the surprise isn't ruined.  Read on for the big surprise and more! I can't wait for Elicit!

Sale Blitz: Love Bats Last by Pamela Aares

  Love Bats Last

I'm not going to lie, I love the look of this series and I'm beginning to wonder how I didn't know about it til recently.  I'm really glad the first book is on sale so I can try it out.  

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Cover Reveal and Giveaway: Mr. X by Clarissa Wild

I'm in a dark romance kind of mood these days and am eagerly awaiting the release of this book.  I must admit the cover is very striking and I love the contrast of the starkness of black and white with the red.  I know you can't see the cover, but read on to see it in all its glory and enter the amazing giveaway.

Blog Tour: Review, and Giveaway for Forever Layla by Melissa Turner Lee

There's so much I want to say but it'll have to wait for the review.  This book was fantastic and if you love time travel novels, then you've got to read this one!  Don't forget to enter the amazing giveaway at the bottom.  Just so you know, I'm going to enter it myself,so good luck to everyone entering!

Very Paranormal Book Rave: List of Young Adult Authors Attending and Giveaway

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Check out this amazing line up for this FREE event and to enter the giveaway for a $20 Amazon gift card!  

Monday, June 9, 2014

I'm participating in the Books 'n' Bloggers Swap!

I'm really excited to take part in this swap.  Not only do I get three books, but I get to share books with someone else and not feel too guilty about spending money on them. It's a total win-win situation. :D

If you're interested in participating, go here:  Chaotic Goddess Swaps Books ‘n’ Bloggers Signup Post.

I'm looking forward to seeing what I get from my wishlist, what book someone else loved, and what they think I should read.  I'm also excited to shop for someone else!

Very Paranormal Book Rave: Attending Author Joy Preble Bio and Giveaway

Attending Author
 Joy Preble is the author of the popular and highly acclaimed Dreaming Anastasiaseries. A former English teacher, Joy grew up in Chicago and is a graduate ofNorthwestern University. She is now a full time writer and lives with her family inTexas, where she has learned to say “y’all” without any hint of irony. A tirelessadvocate for literacy and great books, she is at the center of the all-importantTexas YA scene.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

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Release Day Event and Giveaway: Invincible by Alana Albertson

I'm really excited about this book.  I can't wait to see how Annie ended up where she did and how she's going to get out of it.  Not to mention, I'm hoping Patrick will not only whisk her away but steal my heart in the process!  I'll be posting more teasers on the facebook page so make sure to check them out!

Very Paranormal Book Rave: Attending Author Daryl Banner Bio and Giveaway

Check out this amazing author profile and giveaway!

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Review: Best Kind of Broken by Chelsea Fine

Rating: ★★★★★ stars
Date published: March 4th, 2014
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Synopsis: 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. Welcome to the hallway of awkward tension and sexual frustration, folks. Get comfy. It’s going to be a long summer.

The Romance Festival 2014: Tips From A Book Blogger for Authors and Publishers

I'm super excited to be taking part in the first ever digital romance festival supported by so many amazing publishers, people,  and organizations.  I'm not quite sure who to thank, but you can take a look at the impressive list here.

I've been reading since the age of three and have been a reader for 27 years.  I can't tell you of a time when I wasn't reading.  Other children would get in trouble for talking in class, etc. while I'd be the one not paying attention to the lesson because I was reading a book.  I recently reconnected with someone I went to elementary school with.  Her question to me on a social media site was, "Is this the same Chanpreet who used to read 300 pages a day in the 5th grade?"  It cracked me up and I replied with a resounding, "Yes!".  These days it's not about the page count but about the stories and the journeys I go on with the characters.

While I've been reading for many, many years and have read thousands of books, I've only been blogging for a number of years on various sites before starting this one at the beginning of the year.  I have a few suggestions and observations on how bloggers and authors can have a better relationship.

Very Paranormal Book Rave: List of Adult & New Adult Authors Attending and Giveaway

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