Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Release Day Blitz: Excerpt and Giveaway for Raze by Tillie Cole

This highly anticipated dark romance novel from Tillie Cole is now live!  It's not available on all retailers yet, but I'll share more links once it is! You can see my review for this book here.

Release Day Blitz: Excerpt from Jaden by Tijan

The long awaited finale to the Jaded trilogy is here!  Finally we'll be able to find out the identity and motives of the killer and find out who Sheldon will pick to be with out of many admirers!

#ThomasTeaser Tuesday Week 4 from Beautiful Redemption by Jamie McGuire

Once you see this teaser, you'll know why it's game over for me! Move over Travis and Trent, big brother Thomas is stealing hearts!

Monday, December 29, 2014

Blog Tour: Excerpt, Review, and Giveaway for Raze by Tillie Cole

There is no easier or better way to describe this book than as intense and devastating. Occasionally I'll read a book that physically makes my chest and heart hurt; this was one of them. This is definitely an inducer of the dreaded book hangover.  You don't want to miss either the excerpt or giveaway.

Blog Tour: Interview, Trailer for Through Infinity & Cover reveal,Excerpt, and Giveaway for Thanks For the Memories by Libby Austin

I participated in a blog tour for this book earlier this year.  You can read my review here. I was stoked when Libby asked me to participate in this tour.  I got to ask her some questions and I have lots of new material to share with you!

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Review: Priceless by Raine Miller

22062342Rating: ★★★★★ stars
Date published: September 10th, 2014
Publisher: Raine Miller Romance
Synopsis: Ivan Everley, 13th Baron Rothvale, will tell you himself he's the LAST person on earth who should have custody over a priceless collection of art, but since when does the irony of life ever fall in line with what somebody wants? Ivan might be a Lord according to British law, but he's just a regular guy with an appetite for speed...and women...and some dominating kink in the bedroom. Yeah, just a regular guy who happens have Olympic gold medals stashed away in his house. Riiiight. His public profile is merely a sham--his private life a carefully guarded secret borne out of the pain of betrayal. Even his famous cousin, Ethan Blackstone, doesn't know the whole story about the man he considers a brother.

Lord Ivan has a plethora of problems piled up to his aristocratic eyeballs--that only get more complicated when a beautiful art conservationist shows up to appraise his inherited collection of paintings--but that doesn't stop him from digging himself in deeper. Nope, not a bit. Once Ivan gets a taste of Gabrielle Hargreave, mistaken identity or not, he can't think of anything else but how perfect she felt in his arms the night he first laid his eyes on her.

He wants her, and what Ivan wants, Ivan gets. He is Lord Ivan after all. Gabrielle soon discovers that the Dom in him isn't taking 'no' for an answer. But, yet, Gabrielle Hargreave might just teach our discontent lord a thing or two about life, and about himself, and help them both discover the undeniable truth in what it means to find something genuinely...priceless.

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Blog Tour: Review and Giveaways for Love & Other Theories by Alexis Bass

This book definitely made me pause for thought!  Read on to find out why and make sure you enter the fabulous giveaways!

Top 14 New to Me Authors in 2014

I stink at making lists.  Especially when it comes to making choices about making "best of" or "top of" lists because I read...a lot...and I'm indecisive.  So much so, I'm just going to apologize for the hash I'm about to make of this. :)

Friday, December 26, 2014

Review: Frozen by Meljean Brook

18045510Rating: ★★★★ stars
Date published: August 28th, 2014
Publisher: Self published
Synopsis: For or a year and a half, Olivia Martin has tried to forget Erik Gulbrandr, the glacial man who'd scorched her mouth with a single kiss. But when Olivia finds herself snowbound with Erik on the winter solstice, she discovers that the man who set her body aflame is cursed by abominable needs -- and a desire that might destroy them both...

FROZEN is a 52,000-word paranormal romance and includes explicit love scenes

Cover Reveal: Where the Road Takes Me by Jay McLean

I'm looking forward to reading this book!  The cover is beautiful and colorful! Plus I love road trip stories!

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Review: A Christmas to Remember by Jenny Hale

23212956Rating: ★★★★ stars
Date published: October 10th, 2014
Publisher: Bookouture
Synopsis: A beautiful story about the magic of childhood Christmas memories, the strength of family and falling in love when you least expect it.

Everyone loves Christmas – don’t they?

Carrie Blake loves her job as a nanny but, while her friends are settling down, all of Carrie’s spare time is spent with other people’s families. Though it breaks her heart, her New Year’s resolution is to embark on a new career and fix her love life.

As Carrie starts her last job, she’s sure she’ll be going out on a high – the house is amazing , the kids are adorable, and she’s in charge of decorating the tree!

The only problem could be her boss… single-dad Adam Fletcher might be both handsome and successful, but he’s always working. Doesn’t he realise he’s missing out on precious moments with his son and daughter?

As Adam’s family arrive for Christmas including his sensitive sister, Sharon, and his fun-loving elderly Grandpa, Walter, Carrie realises that she might just have found the perfect allies in her quest to persuade Adam to loosen up. There’s still time for Carrie to make this the best Christmas ever… after all, Christmas is the time for miracles, isn’t it? Let the festivities begin!

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Review: Stepbrother Dearest by Penelope Ward

22843341Rating: ★★★★★ stars
Date published: September 23rd, 2014
Publisher: Self Published
Synopsis: You’re not supposed to want the one who torments you. 

When my stepbrother, Elec, came to live with us my senior year, I wasn’t prepared for how much of a jerk he’d be. 

I hated that he took it out on me because he didn’t want to be here. 
I hated that he brought girls from our high school back to his room. 
But what I hated the most was the unwanted way my body reacted to him. 

At first, I thought all he had going for him were his rock-hard tattooed abs and chiseled face. Then, things started changing between us, and it all came to a head one night. 

Just as quickly as he’d come into my life, he was gone back to California. 

It had been years since I’d seen Elec. 

When tragedy struck our family, I’d have to face him again. 

And holy hell, the teenager who made me crazy was now a man that drove me insane.

I had a feeling my heart was about to get broken again.

Stepbrother Dearest is a standalone novel. 

**Contains graphic sexual content and harsh language. It is only appropriate for adult readers age 18+**

Release Day Blast: Path of Destruction by Elizabeth Lee & Caisey Quinn

I would love for you to join us in celebrating the release of PATH OF DESTRUCTION by E. Lee and C. Quinn!

Travel the Holidays with Audible: Giveaway for Flat Love by Jessica Park

Ho Ho Ho...we're on the road for the holidays with audiobooks! 

This event will run until December 31. This week we're featuring:
Jessica Park

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Review: Bad Romeo by Leisa Rayven

21411058Rating: ★★★★★ stars
Date published: December 23rd, 2014
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Synopsis: When Cassie Taylor met Ethan Holt at acting school, sparks flew. She was the good girl actress. He was the bad boy about campus. But one fated casting choice for Romeo and Juliet changed it all. Like the characters they were playing, Cassie and Ethan's romance seemed destined. Until he broke her heart and betrayed her trust. Now the A-list heartthrob is back in her life and turning her world around. One touch at a time. 

Cast as romantic leads once again, they're forced to confront raw memories of the heartbreaking lows and pulse-pounding highs of their secret college affair. But they'll also discover that people who rub each other the wrong way often make the best sparks.

#ThomasTeaser Tuesday Week 3 from Beautiful Redemption by Jamie McGuire

We're a little over a month away from the publication day of Beautiful Redemption.  I can't wait to read it!  To tide us over, here's another teaser from the book and it's HOT!

Monday, December 22, 2014

Review: Breaking the Ice by T.Torrest

23922073Rating:  ★★★★ stars
Date published: December 16th, 2014
Publisher: Self Published
A Reader-Generated Love Story 

Zachary McAllister's entire life revolves around hockey and sex, in that order. 
When a career-ending injury changes everything, he’s left mourning the life that could have been. Now the owner of a rundown local pub, the ex-NHL star finds himself grappling with his "ordinary" existence, trying to come to terms with a very uncertain future. 

His former team is on track to win the 2003 Stanley Cup Championship without him, and preparations are being made for a victory party at the bar. 

Enter Avery Brooks. 
She’s the straitlaced event planner hired to arrange the party, thanks to her father's connections. 
Her father who just happens to be the General Manager for the NJ Devils…
and the guy who handed Zac his walking papers four years ago. 

Suddenly, Avery finds herself face-to-face with her teenage crush. 
The two had a minor flirtation going on back in the day, when Zac was just an arrogant, womanizing rookie and Avery was a naive, starry-eyed fan. 

Their chemistry is undeniable, but both are completely different people than they were all those years ago. 

In order for this fiery Devil to melt the heart of an ice princess, Zac will need to up his game. 
All he needs to do is relearn everything he ever thought he knew about how to play. 

Breaking the Ice was written based on the input and suggestions from readers.
From the characters’ names to their occupations to the years this story takes place, the entirety of this narrative has been created by (and for) readers like

***This book is intended for readers 18+ due to some offensive language, underage drinking, and graphic sex/sexual situations*** 

Sweet, inspiring, a little funny, a little angsty, a little sexy 

Release Day Blitz: Excerpt and Giveaway for Claiming Serenity by Eden Butler

I feel like I've been waiting for Donovan and Layla's story for a long time and I can't believe it's finally here!

Release Day Blitz: Carnal Persuasion by KT Fisher and Ava Manello

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Book: Carnal Persuasion
Series: Severed MC #4
Author: KT Fisher & Ava Manello
Genre: MC
Cover Design: Margreet Asselbergs
Cover Model: Asher Collins
Cover Photographer: Richard Hunter of RIHUPHOTO

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Review: Love on Main Street by Juliet Blackwell, L.G.C. Smith, Cecilia Gray, Adrienne Bell, Rachael Herron, Ruby Laska, and Lisa Hughey

18660883Rating: ★★★★★ stars
Date published: October 13th, 2013
Publisher: Pens and Friends
Synopsis: Where love begins on Main Street and ends happily ever after.... 

Christmas, the most magical season, is almost upon the small mountain town of Snow Creek. For seven couples, holiday wishes mean more than just gifts or parties. Can Snow Creek pull off its annual holiday miracle of bringing love to town? 

Featuring seven original romances by New York Times and bestselling authors… 

Juliet Blackwell 
LGC Smith 
Cecilia Gray 
Adrienne Bell 
Rachel Herron 
Ruby Laska 
Lisa Hughey 

Serafina Rogers is not an impulsive person, but lately something’s gotten into her. She walked away from warm San Diego, her scumbag ex-fiance, and her teaching job in order to come to Snow Creek and take over her deceased aunt’s witchy supply store. Unfortunately, her hunky cowboy landlord, Joe, has other plans for the space, which hasn’t turned a profit in years. Neither Joe nor Serafina believe in magic, much less romance. But when a Yule log is tossed on the fire, Serafina begins seeing things in her aunt’s deck of cards, and Joe’s niece goes missing…they might just have to change their minds. 

Christy Monroe hates Christmas. The excess, the inevitable disappointments--bah. Dan Rose loves Christmas. The fun, the way his bakery smells—it’s all a little magical, especially in Snow Creek. When their first-grade daughters decide they want to be sisters, Christy and Dan had better watch out. The girls maneuver their parents into organizing the elementary school holiday show together. It doesn’t take long for Dan to make it his goal to change Christy’s mind about Christmas—and taking a chance again on love. 

After losing her parents, Jessica can't bear to lose her childhood home and family bookstore, too. When they're taken from her, she has nowhere to go…except the arms of Daniel, Snow Creek's resident hero paramedic. It's not be the Christmas miracle Jessica wanted, but it might the one she needs…. 

There’s no doubt in Eileen Ledger’s mind that the last time she saw hockey superstar Paul McAlester she made the biggest mistake of her life. Only, she’s never been sure if the mistake was in kissing him, or in running away. But ten years later, Paul is back in town for Christmas, and Eileen has a second chance to make things right…as long as she can keep herself from falling in love again. 

Knitting has always served as a distraction, something that Clara can hide behind. After a significant weight loss, though, she's still not sure if she wants to be noticed. When sexy Lincoln ends up on the front porch of her yarn store, he seems to see everything clear as day. Will Clara finally be seen for her true self? 

Caroline Bonny has always known about her family curse: no Bonny daughter will ever marry until her great-great-great-grandfather's buried treasure is found. Caroline has made her peace with her life as a spinster-turned-cosmetologist, until easy-on-the-eyes schoolteacher Lance Carter comes to town determined to drown his recent breakup in holiday festivities. 

Nick and Ally Carpenter split up months ago after years of infertility treatments crushed their marriage and their dreams of children. When the couple reunites for the holidays to make a dying woman happy, can an unexpected miracle show them the way back to love or is it too late?

Chapter Reveal: Excerpt and Giveaway for Seize by Clarissa Wild

I have a whole chapter to share with you guys!  I think you're going to love it!

Midwinter's Eve Giveaway Hop

I can't believe 2014 is almost over.  To celebrate I'm giving away a $10 gift card to Amazon!  This open to ANYONE who can get a gift card from Amazon US! Good luck to everyone!

December New Release Giveaway Hop

I'm more than a little late posting this.  Things have been crazy.  It's been health scares from both my remaining grandparents, work, school, family, the Holidays, non-stop.  I thought about just letting it go, but then saw people were still trying to find the giveaway so I put it up.  I apologize to everyone thinking, "Where is her post?".  Good luck to everyone! This is open internationally!

Friday, December 19, 2014

Review and Giveaway for Resist Vol.1 by Missy Johnson

Missy Johnson is a writing machine!  Every time I blink, she's got something new to offer and I'm loving it!

Kristen Proby’s Secret Announcement and Reveal

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kristen Proby has been sitting on a secret, and we get to share it with you today! We think all of her readers across the board will be thrilled to hear what's coming next!

Release Day Blitz: The Dragon And The Rose by Addison Moore

From Addison Moore's Award Winning Celestra Series comes the New Adult Paranormal Romance....

Blitz: Excerpt and Giveaway for Leon's Way by Sunniva Dee

This book sounds really interesting!  Make sure to check out the excerpt and giveaway!

Cover Reveal: Shooting Stars by Clara Fox

Clara Fox is an author new to me, but I'm very excited to be sharing the cover of her upcoming novel, Shooting Stars with you.  It's the second book in the Last Moment Series.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Rocking Around the Holidays: Day 17 with Kelly Jamieson

Rocking Around the Holidays with RockStarLit.com Authors

Hi everyone – welcome to our very first Rocking Around the Holidays. From now until December 23rd, we’re giving you the inside scoop and behind the scenes info on Rock Star Authors.
To celebrate the holiday season there’s a HUGE contest to go along with it – which includes 2 iPad Minis, signed books by all of the authors, gift cards galore and much, much more!

Review: Crossover: Franchise Meeting by Tijan

23705344Rating: ★★★★★ stars
Date published: December 6th, 2014
Publisher: Self published
Synopsis: Tijan Franchise Member 
December 7th, 2014 
Dear Tijan Franchise Member, 
New members of the Tijan Franchise will be inducted into the organization. A meeting has been called where current and active members: Davy Harwood, Broken and Screwed, Fallen Crest, Carter Reed, Brady Remington, Sustain, A Whole New Crowd, and older members that are still active such as Home Torn and Chen Series must be in attendance. 
The reason for this meeting is for everyone to be introduced to each other before, and then together the entire franchise will welcome the new members from the Fighter Franchise. Live entertainment, cake, and alcohol will be provided. Come with your party hats and warm smiles. 
Mystery Chef 
P.S. No fighting. No killing. 

* This is a crossover scene. Bonus scenes for the Fallen Crest Series, Broken and Screwed Series, and Carter Reed 1 AND 2 are also included. 
** This was written just for fun. It's a crossover of all published Tijan characters and some unpublished. If you're a fan of any Tijan book, you'll enjoy this! 

Cover Reveal: Excerpt from A Second Chance at Paris by Cole McCade

I love stories where people get second chances at love or when the person they love returns their previously unrequited affections.  I also love books set in France, and I can't wait to read this one!

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Blog Tour: Review and Giveaway for Reason and Romance by Jenn Young

My book choosing mojo is strong!  There was something in this blurb that called out to me and I'm so glad I read it! You're definitely going to want to read this book!

Blog Tour: Reviews of the Snapped novella series by Ketley Allison

I don't even know where to start with this series.  IT'S AMAZING!  I read all three novellas back to back in just a few hours! I need the next one now! Oh and please excuse any blasphemy and profanity you might see in my review.  These books are really that good!  You can follow the tour here: http://atomrbookblogtours.com/2014/09/30/arc-tour-snapped-by-ketley-allison-2/

#ThomasTeaser Tuesday Week 2 from Beautiful Redemption by Jamie McGuire

Are you guys ready to see the second teaser from Beautiful Redemption? I love me some Thomas already!

Monday, December 15, 2014

Blog Tour: Excerpt, Review, and Giveaway for Heart Recaptured by Tille Cole

Oh the feels this book gave me are amazing!  Tillie Cole has written another fabulous book you won't want to miss!

Cover Reveal: Excerpt from Fighting Silence by Aly Martinez

COVER REVEAL: Fighting Silence
By Aly Martinez

Release Day Launch: Excerpt from Kiro's Emily by Abbi Glines

Abbi Glines has given her readers a wonderful holiday gift with a FREE book.  That's right, it's free!

Release Day Launch: Excerpt and Giveaway for Noah and Me by Beckie Stevenson

This story sounds like it's going to be emotional but amazing!  Don't forget to read the excerpt and enter the giveaway!

Blurb Reveal: Giveaway for Sin and Sorrow by Marion Croslydon

8I'm very excited to share the blurb for Marion Croslydon's upcoming new adult paranormal romance novel with you all!  I think it sounds amazing and I can't wait to read it!

Cover Reveal: Covered by Mina Holt

 This cover is smoking hot and I can't wait to read this book!

Friday, December 12, 2014

Blog Tour: Review and Giveaway for Heart by Nicola Hudson

I've never read a Nicola Hudson book before, so I went into Heart blind, which as it turns out was a very good thing.  Read on to find out why and don't forget to enter the giveaway!

Blitz: Guest Post and Giveaway for My Ex From Hell by Tellulah Darling

I love books dealing with mythology.  There's just something awesome about hearing stories from the past.  There's also something awesome about the $25 gift card giveaway to celebrate!

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Review: The Road to You by Marilyn Brant

18241997Rating: ★★★★★ stars
Date published: October 3rd, 2013
Publisher: Twelfth Night Publishing 
Synopsis: Sometimes the only road to the truth...is one you’ve never taken.

Until I found Gideon’s journal in the tool shed — locked in the cedar box where I’d once hidden my old diary — I’d been led to believe my brother was dead. But the contents of his journal changed all that.

The Road to Discovery...
Two years ago, Aurora Gray’s world turned upside down when her big brother Gideon and his best friend Jeremy disappeared. Now, during the summer of her 18th birthday, she unexpectedly finds her brother’s journal and sees that it’s been written in again. Recently. By him. 

The Road to Danger...
There are secret messages coded within the journal’s pages. Aurora, who’s unusually perceptive and a natural puzzle solver, is hell bent on following where they lead, no matter what the cost. She confides in the only person she feels can help her interpret the clues: Donovan McCafferty, Jeremy’s older brother and a guy she’s always been drawn to — even against her better judgment. 

The Road to You...
Reluctantly, Donovan agrees to go with her and, together, they set out on a road trip of discovery and danger, hoping to find their lost brothers and the answers to questions they’ve never dared to ask aloud.

In that expectant space between silence and melody, our trip began...

Cover Reveal: Throb by Vi Keeland

By Vi Keeland

Release Day Blitz: The Charlotte Chronicles by Jen Frederick

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I have the feeling this book is going to devastate me and I'm going to love it!

Cover Reveal: Alpha Fighter by Ava Ashley

The cover for this book is fierce and hot! I can't wait to share it with you!

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Blog Tour: Guest Post and Review of Ripped by Katy Evans

I'm very excited to be sharing my thoughts with you about the fifth book in the Real Series.  This one features Pandora, the goth friend.  I always wondered why she was such a man-hater and now I know. Overall I'd have to say the book was amazing.  I did not want it to end!

Release Day Blitz: Foreplay Box Set by Six New York Times Best Selling Authors

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SIX New York Times Bestselling Authors
SIX Standalone novels
SIX Steaming hot stories
**Available for a LIMITED TIME - ONLY $0.99**

Release Day Launch: Giveaway for Resist Vol.1 by Missy Johnson


Happy publication day to Missy Johnson.  You're not going to want to miss out on reading this book or the giveaway to celebrate it!

#ThomasTeaser TuesdayWeek 1 from Beautiful Redemption by Jamie McGuire

Jamie McGuire has been kind enough to share the first teaser from Beautiful Redemption, which will be Thomas Maddox's book.  Thomas is the eldest Maddox boy and I'm so excited about this book! Here's the teaser without any further ado.

Monday, December 8, 2014

Review & Promo Blitz: Excerpt, Review, and Giveaway for My Beloved by Eden Butler

I fell in love with Kona and Keira in Thin Love.  I fell for them further in My Beloved. I got to see them in a way I didn't think would happen.  And don't think Eden Butler took it easy on us or them!

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