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Month: January 2020

New Release and Giveaway! STEEL STRINGS by Alex Hayes

Steel Strings by Alex Hayes Genre: YA Contemporary Romance Release Date: December 3rd 2019 Compelled to silence, Brianna is like a cello without strings and must fight to reclaim her voice through the instruments she creates. Brianna Jones is a nerdy, biracial teen who dreams of bringing music to the world via orchestral instruments fashioned out of recycled materials. But she must keep her project secret from her half sister, whose mission in life is to destroy everything Brianna holds dear. Marek Lakewood is one of the few guys who sees Brianna for whom she really is and has admired…

Release Day Review! A FAKE GIRLFRIEND FOR CHINESE NEW YEAR by Jackie Lau (Holidays with the Wongs #3)

After his family’s matchmaking extravaganza at Thanksgiving, high school teacher Zach Wong is terrified of what his parents might do for Chinese New Year. Surely they’ll try to set him up yet again, especially now that his older brothers are in relationships. Zach, however, has no interest in dating, not since his fiancée left him. The solution? Find a fake girlfriend to avoid his parents’ matchmaking. Jo MacGregor, the town dentist, is the obvious choice. They both live in Mosquito Bay and have been friends for years, ever since they bonded over broken engagements. A few kisses and dates around…

Pre-Release Review and Giveaway! YOU TOO? 25 VOICES SHARE THEIR #METOO STORIES edited by Janet Gurtler

You Too? by Various Authors Edited by Janet Gurtler Genre: YA Release Date: January 7th 2020 Inkyard Press A timely and heartfelt collection of essays inspired by the #MeToo movement, edited by acclaimed young adult and middle-grade author Janet Gurtler. Featuring Beth Revis, Mackenzi Lee, Ellen Hopkins, Saundra Mitchell, Jennifer Brown, Cheryl Rainfield and many more. When #MeToo went viral, Janet Gurtler was among the millions of people who began to reflect on her past experiences. Things she had reluctantly accepted—male classmates groping her at recess, harassment at work—came back to her in startling clarity. She needed teens to know…

New Release and Giveaway! BEAUTIFULLY BROKEN by Bailey B

Beautifully BrokenBailey BPublication date: December 20th 2019Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance Piper Most people don’t think about the day they’ll die. They coast through life, blissfully unaware of how their time is ticking away. I wasn’t like most people. I welcomed death, wanted her to take me away from the prison I called life, but she refused. I tried twice only to survive. And then, when I thought I had nothing left it came. A reason to live. Rex was a small, unexpected ray of light my world of darkness that blossomed into a beam of sunshine. I thought, maybe…

New Release Review! A DAY IN THE DEATH OF WALTER ZAWISLAK by Molly O’Keefe

If, at the end of your life, you got to pick one day to relive, what day would you pick? Walter Zawislak wants none of it. Not a day to relive, not a trip down memory lane through a life he wasted. His wife, Rosie, died twenty years ago, and without her he hasn’t done much living. So if it’s lights out for him, then just turn them off already and let him get some peace and quiet. But Peter, the mysterious young man in charge of Walter’s afterlife, isn’t listening to Walter. In Peter’s eyes there is beauty in…

New Release! FATELESS by Meli Raine (Stateless series #3)

Fateless (Stateless Series, Book 3) Author: Meli Raine Release date: December 26, 2019 Genre: Romantic Suspense The future isn’t real. The past isn’t real, either. Only the present is, solid and full, flying at our faces, our bodies, our hearts and souls at breakneck speed as we work to take it all in. As we work to protect others. And, finally – ourselves. We’ve started to break the bonds of Stateless, a system as rotten as the one it seeks to destroy. But systems are organisms with one brutal goal: to survive, whatever it takes. Kina has to do the…

New Release Review and Giveaway! THE PRINCE OF BROADWAY by Joanna Shupe (Uptown Girls #2)

The Prince of Broadwayby Joanna ShupeSeries: Uptown Girls Genre: Adult Historical Romance Publisher: Avon Books Publication Date: December 30, 2019 Powerful casino owner.Ruthless mastermind.Destroyer of men. He lives in the shadows . . .As the owner of the city’s most exclusive casino, Clayton Madden holds the fortunes ofprominent families in the palms of his hands every night. There is one particular family he burns to ruin, however, one that has escaped his grasp . . . until now. She is society’s darling . . .Florence Greene is no one’s fool. She knows Clayton Madden is using her to ruin herprestigious…

Pre-Order Blitz and Giveaway! KRONICLES OF KORTHLUNDIA series box set by Jamie Merchant

The Kronicles of KorthlundiaJamie Marchant(Books I-III, plus The Ghost in Exile, a Korthlundian Kronicle)Publication date: February 2nd 2020Genres: Adult, Fantasy “Magic, love, hate, torture, heroes, and a story that will never stop blowing your mind!” Cheree~For Love of Books The three volumes of The Kronicles of Korthlundia plus The Ghost in Exile: A Korthlundian Kronicle brought together for one low price. In addition to the novels, the collection features several bonus short stories, previously available only to members of my readers’ club. The Goddess’s Choice–In a world where the corrupt church hides the truth about magic, the fate of the…

New Release and Giveaway! SHADOWED by Michelle Areaux

ShadowedMichelle AreauxPublished by: Kingston Publishing CompanyPublication date: January 2nd 2020Genres: Paranormal, Romance, Young Adult Sixteen-year-old Henley Abbott is just trying to make it through high school in the small town of Edison, Washington where she has lived her entire life. Constantly feeling alone, she’s surprised when she finds herself intrigued by the new boy in town, Cohen Davenport. With the entire town talking about the new and secretive family, Henley refuses to join in on the rumors swirling about them and attempts to keep her distance. However, as Cohen becomes intrigued by Henley, the pair seems to find a spark…

Teaser Reveal! SEX AND OTHER SHINY OBJECTS by Lauren Blakely

SEX AND OTHER SHINY OBJECTS by Lauren Blakely Release Date: January 13th Genre: Contemporary Romance The second the test-the-sexy-scenes offer landed in my lap, I said yes. After all, I’ve been damn curious about a few things I’ve read in romance novels. Do buttons truly go flying across the floor when you rip off a guy’s shirt? Is staircase sex hella hot or does it leave you with a big old bruise mark on your back? And don’t even get me started on all that panty shredding, and whether it even works. Time to find out as I embark on…

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