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New Release Excerpt and Giveaway: IRON PENDULUM by Megan Curd (Periodic series #2)

Each day of the tour is spotlighting a different excerpt, so make sure you check out the tour schedule links at the bottom of the post! IRON PENDULUM Synopsis: A month ago, Avery thought the world ended outside Dome Four. Thought she was one of the few of her kind. Thought the war that brought the human race to the brink of extinction was over. But a month can change everything. After fighting to escape a tyranny she didn’t even know existed, Avery has had to come to grips with all the secrets she’s uncovered. But more secrets continue to…

New Release Spotlight and Giveaway: STEALING THIRD by Marta Brown

A perfect summer romance–or is it? 🙂 Stealing Third by Marta Brown Publication date: July 2014 Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance Synopsis: For Emily, going to camp the summer before college starts means leaving her feuding parents alone for the next eight weeks, and coming back to divorce papers is a risk she can’t take. But no matter how many meddling phone calls, questionable hair decisions, and possibly illegal hookups she plans, her parents still march her off to Camp Champ totally against her will. No matter. A few broken rules, and Em will be home free. That is, until she learns Tyler Ford, her baseball coach father’s star player and her drunken party hookup,…

New Release Excerpt: TEACHING ROMAN by Gennifer Albin (A Good Girls Don’t novel)

Looking for a great new New Adult book? Read on for an exclusive excerpt of TEACHING ROMAN! TEACHING ROMAN by Gennifer Albin  June 2014     BOOK SUMMARY: Jessica Stone has her life in perfect order until her perfectly boring boyfriend Brett puts things in perspective. So when she receives a call to action from her heartbroken best friend Cassie, she ditches her plans for Winter Break in gloomy Olympic Falls and sets off to Mexico for some fun in the sun. Determined to use her oceanview to prep for her MCATS, she doesn’t plan to run into anyone from…

New Release Review: RETURN TO LOVE by Kathleen Shoop

So. Good. Sad crying. Happy crying. This one has it all! Title: Return to Love Author: Kathleen Shoop Publisher: Oakglen Press Pages: 261 Genre: Romance Format: Paperback/Kindle Purchase at AMAZON April and Hale Abercrombie’s love is tender and sweet. While he serves in Vietnam, their marriage is marked by trust and the belief that they will grow old together with a gaggle of grandchildren at their feet. But, their charmed marriage changes in the face of losing their newborn daughter. On leave from his tour, Hale can barely wait to hold his wife and her help her heal. When he arrives, his…

New Release Excerpt and Giveaway: UNWRITTEN by Chelsea M. Cameron

Not convinced you need to read UNWRITTEN yet? Read on for a new excerpt! Excerpt: “We’re strapped for ideas and someone doesn’t want to do what we need to do to get the damn book done,” Raine said, jabbing her finger in my direction. “I’m someone,” I said, raising my hand. “And Raine isn’t telling the story right. What she wants me to do is go out with a guy and sleep with him multiple times and then tell her all the dirty details so we can use it for book material.” Even Angie raised her eyebrows at that. Raine…

New Release Excerpt and Giveaway: TAROT: THE MAGICIAN by Tim Kane

Keep reading for excerpt #4 of this new YA paranormal!   Excerpt: “What happened to the razor?” Kassandra shrugged but didn’t say anything. “You just had it.” He searched around. “I must have put it down someplace.” She clenched her fist until the blade pressed into the palm. He frowned. “Show me your hand.” A tremor traveled through her arms. She couldn’t keep it hidden anymore. This was Dad. She curled her fingers back, revealing the razor. “Why did you hide it?” “It’s just…” Kassandra fiddled with the elastic band of the glove. The metal blade rested against the black…

Release Day Launch and Giveaway! ONE MORE NIGHT by Lauren Blakely (Seductive Nights series)

We are ridiculously excited to bring you the Release Day Launch for ONE MORE NIGHT by Lauren Blakely, the third full-length novel from her first Erotic Romance Series, The Seductive Nights Series!   About ONE MORE NIGHT: Your presence is requested for another installment in the tale of Julia and Clay, two red-hot lovers. Come inside their world of passion and suspense once more for a deliciously erotic and heart-poundingly dangerous story of pearls, handcuffs, thieves, mobsters, poker and pleasure in the city of sin… Happy endings don’t come easily. They’re hard-won and Clay Nichols is going to have to…

Why Do I Like the Villain? Guest Post and Giveaway from Aderonke Moyinlorun (When Love Hurts)

 I’d like to welcome Aderonke Moyinlorun here today to talk about villains–and her latest book, When Love Hurts!   Why do I like the Villain? As a writer, I find that villains/antagonists are not easy to write. It’s like leaving a part of myself and becoming someone else. Of course, that is what a writer does when he writes every character, but writing a villain is even more challenging. Let me explain. Bad guys think bad things and do evil things because it’s in their nature. But in most cases, those bad things are not in the writer’s nature. Creating…

Author Ava Claire Talks About Writing Whisper, Her Latest Book (with a Giveaway!)

Ever wished for fame? You might want to reconsider… Writing Whisper Most days, I wake up, check my texts and emails, then head over to jezebel.com and check their daily gossip round up. It’s all tongue in cheek, chuckling at the crazy things celebrities do or say, and for a few minutes I get to live vicariously through the rich and famous. To be honest, I envied them. Who wouldn’t want to star in some acclaimed movie, wear drop dead gorgeous designer gowns and shoes, and live the jet-set life? Writing Whisper changed my mind. Whisper tells the story of Mia Kent.…

New Release Spotlight with Giveaway: Upside Down by Lia Riley (Off the Map #1)

Out this summer–read an excerpt, and enter to win some fun swag! Upside Down by Lia Riley (Off the Map #1) Published by: Grand Central Publication date: August 5th 2014 Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance Synopsis: If You Never Get Lost, You’ll Never Be FoundTwenty-one-year-old Natalia Stolfi is saying goodbye to painful memories—and turning her life upside down with a trip to the land down under. For the next six months, she’ll pretend to be a carefree exchange student. Everything is going to plan until she meets a surly surfer with hypnotic green eyes, and the troubling ability to see straight through her act. Bran Lockhart is having the worst year on record.…

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