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New Release: The Descartes Legacy by Nina Croft–An Interview with the Author, and a Giveaway!

I’m so excited to welcome author Nina Croft to the blog today, to talk about her newest book from Entangled Edge, The Descartes Legacy. Read on to see what she has to say, enjoy an excerpt from her novel, and enter the Rafflecopter giveaway for a $25 gift card. The Descartes Legacy Nina Croft An interview with author Nina Croft: Tell us more about your book—take us beyond the official “book blurb”. The Descartes Legacy is essentially a thriller, with a lot of action and a lot of suspense. It also has a romance at its heart and just a…

Book Review and New Release: Wish Upon a Star by Michelle McLean

  Title: Wish Upon a Star Author: Michelle McLean Genre: paranormal/sci fi romance Published: 2013 Pages: 120 Format read: ebook Rating: C I don’t read a lot of zombie-related fiction; for the most part I leave that to Mini Moe #1; but Warm Bodies is sitting in my TBR pile–I’ve heard good things. Something about this one spoke to me, though, so I decided to request it. It’s a novella and Halloween is coming, so I thought, why not? Ceri McKinley has brought her young daughter Skye to Pleasure Island, one of Las Vegas’s hottest locations. She’s already feeling nervous, because her ex, Russell Saxton, owner of…

New Release, Author Interview, and Book Review: The Dating Tutor by Melissa Frost

Just in time for their big birthday bash, Evernight publishing brings you a new Evernight Teen title–Melissa Frost’s The Dating Tutor!     The blurb: Ellie is hardly the most sought after girl at Noble High, so she is completely surprised when the boy most likely to become prom king asks her out. Her short-lived glee quickly turns to panic as she admits to herself that she doesn’t know the first thing about dating. After a fair amount of wheedling, she convinces her best friend and hockey star, Alec, to tutor her in the ways of love. Only once things…

Evernight Publishing Birthday Bash Blog Hop and Giveaway!

  Celebrate like a ROCK STAR because Evernight Publishing is THREE! In three short years, Evernight has grown by leaps and bounds thanks to readers like you! Evernight is pulling out all the stops and throwing an extreme BIRTHDAY BASH BLOG HOP in your honor! That’s right! It’s Evernight’s birthday but YOU get the presents… Prizes include: Samsung Galaxy Tab Kindle Paperwhite Kobo Touch $100 Evernight and Amazon Gift Certificates Mega Evernight Swag Pack Plus, each author on the hop will offer his/her own special prize! I’m excited to share a taste of Evernight with you!   I read Melissa…

Book Review and New Release: Ivy Entwined by Laura Simcox (Book one in the Something to Celebrate Series)

Title: Ivy Entwined Author: Laura Simcox Series: Something to Celebrate Genre: contemporary romance Published: 2013 Pages: 240 Format read: ebook Rating: C+ (The synopsis for Ivy Entwined was posted last week, along with an interview with author Laura Simcox. If you missed it, you can find it here. Don’t miss the giveaway either–there’s still a few days left to enter to win!) There were a lot of things to like about Ivy Entwined. The small town setting of Celebration, New York (somewhere near Syracuse) is charming and quirky. There’s quite a few colorful secondary characters, many of whom will hopefully show up in future novels–Alberta Fields, former English teacher…

New Releases and Giveaways from Entangled and Ever After!

There’s a whole lot of release-day goodness going on today! Check out these new titles (several of which I’ll be reviewing here SOON) and enter the Rafflecopter giveaways below to win!   Find Your Ever After in Under An Hour   Ruby Hill by Sarah Ballance From her earliest memories, Ashley Pearce has been drawn to Ruby Hill Lunatic Asylum, and she’s not the only one. Decades after the abandoned hospital ended its institutional reign of torture and neglect, something lurks in the shadows. Since she’s a paranormal investigator, it’s Ashley’s job to find out what. Crime scene expert Corbin…

Author Interview, New Release, and a Giveaway! Ivy Entwined by Laura Simcox

I’m so excited to be a part of the Ivy Entwined Blog Tour! Today we’re talking with Laura Simcox, author of the Something to Celebrate series, about her new book. Keep reading for a fun excerpt and a Rafflecopter giveaway for a “Celebration in a Basket” and book swag!   Ivy Entwined by Laura Simcox   When Ivy Callahan returns to her hometown as mayor, she doesn’t expect much to have changed. But now her ex-fiancé is the town planner, the biggest business is closed, and the only store interested in Celebration, NY is a Megamart. On top of it…

Book Review and New Release: Deep Rising by N.R. Rhodes (Book one of Outside the Lines series)

 Title: Deep Rising Author: N.R. Rhodes Series: Outside the Lines Genre: Romantic suspense Published: 2013 Pages: 400 Format read: ebook Rating: B+ Reading Deep Rising is like being on the world’s longest roller coaster. Just when you think you’ve crested the last summit and will be able to breathe easy soon, the novel’s main characters are thrust once again into heart-pounding peril and the ride begins all over. For the most part, this was good. More on that in a few. Svetlana Orskya thinks she’s having a bad dream when an armed man shows up at her cabin and his gun is pointed in her direction.…

Hungry For Love? Find it here, with a GIVEAWAY–Amanda Usen’s Into the Fire

We’ve got it all today! Author Amanda Usen is here with a delicious soup recipe, an excerpt from her hot new novel Into the Fire, and an awesome giveaway! Read on…. ***Guest Post*** Fabulous Fall Soup   My Hot Nights series is set in the kitchen because I’ve spent a lot of time in kitchens over the last twenty years, first cooking professionally and then in culinary school, where I met my husband. After graduating, I spent a decade working as a pastry chef before I began teaching pastry arts classes at a local community college and writing romance novels…

New Release Spotlight and GIVEAWAY! Flirting with Danger by Claire Baxter

And here’s Bliss’s second release today: Flirting with Danger by Claire Baxter. I’m just about halfway done with the book, and it’s a real struggle to put it down and get any work done! A review is coming soon–loving it so far!  Don’t forget to enter the Rafflecopter giveaway below!   Flirting With Danger by Claire Baxter   About the book:   To be together is dangerous. To stay apart is impossible.   Firefighter Jasmine Mackinnon has always just been one of the guys. So no one’s more shocked than she is to find herself kissing fellow firefighter and all-around…