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Release Day + Sale – Disavow (Rivulet Series) by Jamie Magee

Disavow Release Day

Today is release day for Disavow, the second book in the young adult fantasy series, Rivulet, by Jamie Magee. See below for information about the book and buy links. Haven’t started the series yet? You can pick up Rivulet, book 1 in the series, for just $0.99.

Disavow (Rivulet #2) by Jamie Magee

Disavow (Rivulet #2) by Jamie Magee

About the Book:
Title:
Disavow
Series: Rivulet #2
Author: Jamie Magee
Release Date: October 27, 2015
Genre: Young Adult Fantasy
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo

Synopsis
Mason Wade had fought death, and to some degree he had won. The fire of a phoenix coursing through his veins made him feel like hell.

Each of his new senses forced him to reach into a past he knew was better left alone, yet he was grounded in the primal desire to protect Indie, to be a lethal supernatural guardian. The discovery of a secret library within the Falcon Manor landed River Sabine, the very girl who first stole his heart and left him in his darkest hour, front and center in his life.

Mason and the others discovering how closely his past is connected to the paranormal war at hand have only scratched the surface of how deeply entwined those who lurk at the Falcon Manor are; a painful lesson Indie is forced to learn as she fights to rise to her role as the Queen of the Veil and protect the hearts of her own.

An impossible decision must be made; no matter the choice lovers will divide. The only real question is whose sacrifice will be for the greater good.

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Rivulet (Rivulet #1) by Jamie Magee

Rivulet (Rivulet #1) by Jamie Magee

About Book 1:
Title:
Rivulet
Series: Rivulet #1
Author: Jamie Magee
Release Date: October 27, 2015
Genre: Young Adult Fantasy
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo

Synopsis
In life he haunted her…in death she haunted him.

Love is eternal…

Weeks away from her twenty-first birthday, the date where she would assume control over her family legacy, a night terror robs Indie of the balance she was clinging to. Like the dream she had before she lost her family, it predicts a fatal catastrophe on the horizon. The fight between life and death, good and evil, began the moment her thundering heart awoke her.

Everything changed after that dream. The one thing that keeps her curse at bay is stolen, and then her enigmatic boy arrives in the flesh. Face to face with her fiery born-again lover Indie realizes that the only way she can prevent the tragedy before her is to surrender everything she was, is, and could be.

Can she bend the laws of nature and fight the improbability that fire and ice could ever be one? As far as Indie is concerned, there is not a myth, spoken fate, or curse that is stronger than her stubborn desire to have it all … including him.

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Author Jamie Magee

Author Jamie Magee

About the Author
Jamie Magee has always believed that each of us have a defining gift that sets us apart from the rest of the world, she has always envied those who have known from their first breath what their gift was. Not knowing hers, she began a career in the fast paced world of business.

Raising a young family, and competing to rise higher in that field would drive some to the point of insanity, but she always found a moment of escape in a passing daydream. Her imagination would take her to places she’d never been, introduce her to people she’s never known.

Insight, her debuting novel, is a result of that powerful imagination. Today, she is grateful that not knowing what defined her, led her on a path of discovery that would always be a part of her.

Where to Find Jamie Magee
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Release Day – Drawn Through You by Sarina Rhoads

Drawn Through You Release Day

Today is release day for Drawn Through You, a provocative, trope-twisting romance by Sarina Rhoads. See below for information on the book, buy links, an exclusive excerpt, and details on her giveaway.

Drawn Through You by Sarina Rhoads

Drawn Through You by Sarina Rhoads

About the Book
Title: Drawn Through You
Author: Sarina Rhodes
Publisher: Tryst Books
Release Date: October 26, 2015
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Amazon CA | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | GooglePlay

Synopsis
What if the brooding billionaire wore pencil skirts and Louboutins? What if the impressionable intern was a small-town furniture maker with boyish charm?

Cole Jacobson always thought he would take after his father and pursue his dreams. But when the family business falters and he’s forced to accept his uncle’s help, Cole is summoned to the big city for a job he never wanted.

Priorities become obscured when Cole finds himself working for Shaun Wright, the strong, intimidating, and ruthlessly attractive business partner at his uncle’s contracting firm.

Forced to either sacrifice his hard-won integrity or leave behind the one thing that brings him true happiness, Cole must make a decision that could cost him both.

A decision only complicated by the sexy, inscrutable woman he can’t stop thinking about. A woman who just might be as intrigued as he is to cross professional boundaries.

A provocative, trope-twisting romance, Sarina Rhoads’s Drawn Through You finally puts the heroine on the other side of the desk.

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Excerpt
They stepped onto the elevator, just the two of them, but she pressed twelve instead of six. Were they back at square one, where she retreated to her office in the sky instead of dealing with her feelings head on? Too bad for her, Cole thought to himself. There was too much at stake for him. More than she could even fathom. He needed to make a decision about his uncle’s ultimatum, and the clock was running out. The fate of his father’s business still hung in the balance, dependent upon his next move. Shaun’d basically said she was done with Olivia, and the way she had stared at him when she didn’t think he’d notice had set his body ablaze. Frustrated, rejected, and somewhat inebriated, Cole slammed his fist against the emergency stop button and the car jerked to a halt.

“What the–?” Shaun exclaimed as the scream of the buzzer bounced around the four walls. Cole stepped toward her while she inched back. “Are you drunk?”

He attempted to shake off the beer fog slowly swallowing his brain whole. “Maybe.” He would let Shaun make up his mind. If she turned him down right here, right now, then he’d be free and clear. He’d report back to Robert that she wasn’t interested and that he’d need to employ another stud-for-hire. But what if she didn’t? Cole thought as he ceased his forward progression.

Not an inch of space remained between them. He searched her eyes, ears honed in on her rapid breathing, which he could hear even over the thundering of his own pulse and the buzzing of the elevator. “In the stairwell, you saw me, didn’t you? You saw me before I dropped my file, and you liked it.” He didn’t know where the sudden surge of courage had come from. The beer? The shitty position his uncle had cornered him into? Shaun continued to stare in silence. “So is it just women for you now, Shaun? Is that why you can’t address the idea of going out with me?”

“I… We…” She flattened her palms against his chest, but didn’t push him away. A sign to keep going? He half wondered if she could feel the thump of his heart against his ribcage or the spike in his body temperature. She was so beautiful this close. He’d failed to notice the light dusting of freckles across the bridge of her nose or the tiny scar above her left eyebrow until now. The scent of her perfume acted as a hallucinogen when mixed with the glorious vision before him. He leaned down, mouth almost brushing over hers.

“Shaun,” he breathed.

With a second jerk, the elevator started moving again. Cole glanced down, finding Shaun’s finger on the emergency button. Her action was answer enough. He backed away to the opposite side of the car and poked at the button for six.

When the car stopped, he glanced over his shoulder at her. She hadn’t moved. Didn’t that make him feel even more like an asshole.

“Don’t worry, Ms. Wright. It’s just business between you and me from now on. I promise.” He stepped out, leaving Shaun to continue her ascent to the twelfth floor alone. He was tired of looking like a world-class idiot, hard up on his boss and her mind-scrambling skirts. He’d really thought something had passed between them at lunch, but no. Maybe the pressure from his uncle was starting to fuck with his brain.

“Mr. Jacobson.”

Cole stopped and turned around. Shaun stood just outside of the elevator, one arm stretched out to keep the doors from closing. Her expression gave nothing away, but he could see her swallow, as if she were preparing herself for something. She cleared her throat and proceeded in a voice that lacked the confidence he’d come to associate with her.

“I’m not sure that will be enough.” Without another word, she stepped back into the elevator and disappeared.

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Author Sarina Rhoads

Author Sarina Rhoads

About the Author
Maintaining a suburban orbit of NYC all her life, Sarina Rhoads ran the gamut of odd jobs in pursuit of a one true passion.

Once exposed to a world of creative storytelling through online writing groups, she fell completely in love.

Now she finds pleasure in penning both contemporary and paranormal romance, possessing notebooks chock full of ideas only waiting to be released.

Where to Find Sarina Rhoads
Goodreads | Website  | Facebook Twitter | Pinterest

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Blog Tour – Excerpt + Giveaway – Serendipity Summer (Riverbend Way) by Laurie Kozlowski

Serendipity Summer Blog Tour

Welcome to the blog tour for Serendipity Summer, the first book in contemporary romantic comedy series, Riverbend Way, by Laurie Kozlowski. See below for information on the book, buy links, a teaser, and details on her giveaway.

Serendipity Summer (Riverbend Way #1) by Laurie Kozlowski

Serendipity Summer (Riverbend Way #1) by Laurie Kozlowski

About the Book
Title:
 Serendipity Summer
Series: Riverbend Way #1
Author: Laurie Kozlowski
Publisher: Booktrope
Release Date: September 24, 2015
Genre: Contemporary Romantic Comedy
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Synopsis
Please Note–this book contains some adult language, partial sex scenes, and recommended to readers ages 18+ only.

Anna and her daughter, Katy, are uprooted from their Atlanta home when they become unexpected recipients of Rocky Top Inn, a family estate, in Riverbend Way, Tennessee. Anna loses patience with her ex’s demands while being harassed by his fiancee, a bonifide ice queen. The chance for a new beginning draws her into fulfilling an aunt’s dying wish while an overwhelming desire for her former boss, Jake Ivers, unravels any doubt that soul mates don’t exist.

While traveling through remote parts of the country as a wildlife photographer, Jake Ivers lands an assignment in the small mountain town of Riverbend Way. He soon finds himself wading in way over his head. Becoming the town handyman, consoling his nephew, being targeted by animals and threatened by an old lady with as much money as Bill Gates, was not part of his original plan. To top it off, there’s the issue of convincing Anna she has his heart.

Will their friendship last beyond a season or could this summer prove to be a stroke of serendipity?

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Author Laurie Kozlowski

Author Laurie Kozlowski

About the Author
Laurie Kozlowski resides in Northeast Georgia with her daughter and husband. Having small town roots, she’s intrigued with the charm, drama, and humor of the south, often weaving those themes into the fiction she writes. Her first contemporary romance book, Serendipity Summer, is the first of four books in the Riverbend Way Series.

The Riverbend Way Series is contemporary small-town romance fiction. The series touches on serious modern day issues, a twist of earthy and sometimes bawdy humor, and a heavy dose of love. Laurie enjoys incorporating family-centered themes and stories including friendship, hope, and healing.

When not writing, she loves to make music and jewelry, picnic near the river, or catch the latest comedy or drama flick at a local cinema. She hangs out mostly on Twitter @LaurieKozlowski when she isn’t caring for her daughter, writing, or driving her husband crazy.

Where to Find Laurie Kozlowski
Goodreads | Website | BlogFacebook | Twitter | Pinterest

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The Ready Series Release Week – Sale + Excerpt – When You’re Ready by J.L. Berg

Pre-Order Sale - The Ready Series

J.L. Berg’s The Ready Series Box Set is now available for pre-order for just $0.99! See below for information on the box set, pre-order links, and an exclusive excerpt from When You’re Ready, the first book in this bestselling contemporary romance series.

The Ready Series by J.L. Berg

The Ready Series by J.L. Berg

About the Box Set
Title: The Ready Series Box Set
Series: Ready #1-4
Author: J.L. Berg
Release Date: October 27, 2015
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Google Play

Synopsis
Fall in love with the Ready Series…from the very beginning.

From USA Today bestselling author J.L. Berg comes a series of heartbreak, second chances, and sweeping love stories that will stay with you for a lifetime.

Family, future…forever. It all begins here.

Are you Ready?

***Due to some graphic language and explicit scenes, this book is not recommended for readers under the age of 18.***

“This is the most beautifully written, heartfelt romance I have ever read.”

“Do yourself a favor. Get this book.”

“J.L. Berg has done it again… 5+ stars for Mia and Garrett.”

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Excerpt
“I’d really love to discover some of those hidden talents.”

Oh, hot damn.

What did I just fucking say?

Shit, I should not be allowed in public anymore. I had just dropped the lamest pick-up line ever, in the middle of the home improvement store, right in front of Clare’s daughter, no less. Thank God Colin hadn’t been around to witness that little slice of failure. I would never have lived it down.

Dear God, this woman made me crazy.

I never expected to see her or Maddie again. I tried to make myself forget about that night in the hospital, telling myself she deserved better. And she did. But as hard as I tried, those searing green eyes kept making their way back into my thoughts, reminding me of a woman who had shown me another path. A path that could have been possible if I were a different man. If I were capable of giving myself over to another, but you have to have a whole heart to do that, and I’m pretty sure mine was never fully formed.

But looking up at those now familiar eyes, I felt the tension ease in my chest, and the ice loosened a bit. Seeing Clare again felt exactly the same. It gave me a deep sense of being connected and tethered. Having come from the family I did, it wasn’t something I’d ever felt with anyone, and therefore I was having a difficult time trusting myself around her. I tried returning to my life, resuming my normal routine, only to be haunted by her face; a constant reminder of what I could never have.

After the quiet little pub the other night, I went downtown, finding a spot that was the exact opposite of the one I had just left. I played the part of carefree bachelor, buying rounds of drinks, doing body shots with a few overly eager women. I had every intention of following one of them home. By the end of the night, after most people had made it home, I had a young brunette pushed against the dirty brick wall of the bar, waiting for a cab to take us to her apartment. I didn’t know her name, and I didn’t care. I wouldn’t be around by morning anyway. My hand slid down her bare thigh and pulled it around my hip. She looked at me, seductively licking her lips, her not so subtle way of giving me permission to do whatever I want, wherever I want. It was then that I looked into her eyes and saw…nothing. The brown eyes staring back at me were full of lust, but nothing else. They were the same blank eyes that I had been looking into ever since Melanie. Since her, I’d survived by seeking out women who gave nothing in return. Because it was all I could give back.

Knowing the eyes staring back at me weren’t the ones I wanted, I pushed away from the brunette as the cab pulled up to the curb. Cursing under my breath, I didn’t even give her an explanation, just threw her some cash and walked away.

“Well, we should let you get back to whatever you were doing. I’m sure you are busy,” Clare said.

“No, actually. I was mostly done. I just needed a small part for my sink,” I answered, holding up my purchase while nervously wrapping my other hand around the nape of my neck.

All right asshat, stop being creepy. Time to leave.

“I could help you,” I blurted out. “I’ve been known to be handy on occasion. I could help you shop, and then install it for you.” The words continued to free-fall out of my mouth, without any sign of stopping.

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Author J.L. Berg

Author J.L. Berg

About the Author
 J.L. Berg is the USA Today bestselling author of the Ready Series. She is a California native living in the beautiful state of historic Virginia.

Married to her high school sweetheart, they have two beautiful girls that drive them batty on a daily basis.

When she’s not writing, you will find her with her nose stuck in a romance novel, in a yoga studio or devouring anything chocolate.

J.L. Berg is represented by Jill Marsal of Marsal Lyon Literary Agency, LLC.

Where to find J.L. Berg
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Book Blitz – Excerpt + Giveaway – The Libby Garrett Intervention (Science Squad) by Kelly Oram

Libby Garrett Book Blitz

Welcome to the book blitz for The Libby Garrett Intervention, the second book in the young adult contemporary romance series, Science Squad, by Kelly Oram. See below for information on the book, buy links, an exclusive excerpt, and details on her giveaway.

The Libby Garrett Intervention (Science Squad #2) by Kelly Oram

The Libby Garrett Intervention (Science Squad #2) by Kelly Oram

About the Book
Title:
 The Libby Garrett Intervention
Series: Science Squad #2
Author: Kelly Oram
Publisher: Bluefields Publishing
Release Date: October 24, 2015
Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Romance
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooksKobo

Synopsis
Libby Garrett is addicted to Owen Jackson’s hot lovin’. But the sexy, popular college basketball player doesn’t appreciate all of Libby’s awesomeness. He refuses to be exclusive or even admit to people that they’re dating. The relationship is ruining Libby and she’s the only one who can’t see it.

When Libby’s behavior spirals completely out of control, her best friend Avery Shaw and the rest of the Science Squad stage an intervention hoping to cure Libby of her harmful Owen addiction. They put her through her very own Twelve Step program—Owen’s Anonymous—and recruit the help of a sexy, broody, hard as nails coffee man to be her official sponsor…

Adam Koepp has watched Libby Garrett for years. How could he not notice the sassy girl with the purple skateboard and helmet plastered with cat stickers? But in all the years he’s crushed on her, Libby has failed to take notice of him. Why would she when he was just a nobody high school drop out who served her apple cider several times a week? Especially when she was hooking up with a guy like Owen Jackson—a guy with a college scholarship and more abs than Kyle Hamilton.

Adam finally gets the chance to meet Libby when his co-worker Avery Shaw recruits him to take Libby on the journey of a lifetime. With his ability to play Bad Cop and his experience with the Twelve Step program he’s the perfect candidate to be Libby’s sponsor. But will he be able to keep his personal feelings out of the matter and really help her the way she needs? And will Libby hate him when he forces her to take an honest look at herself?

This follow-up companion novel to The Avery Shaw Experiment can be read as a stand alone. (But where’s the fun in that?) 😉

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Libby Garrett Teaser 1

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Excerpt #1

Libby

Avery sighed and took a sip of hot chocolate. “The old Libby wasn’t dependant on anyone except herself,” she said. “So we just need to find the old Libby and bring her back.”

It would be nice to start feeling like myself again, but that wasn’t going to solve my problem. “The old Libby didn’t know Owen. Owen is what killed the old Libby. Old Libby jumped aboard the Owen train faster than the new Libby does. If I couldn’t resist him then, how am I supposed to be able to do it now that I know all the different ways he can take me planes of ecstasy only reached by women in fiction novels? How am I supposed to say no to that? Why would I say no to that?”

Why indeed? This conversation was supposed to be helping me get over Owen, but my hand was on my car keys and I was calculating the time it would take me to get to his dorm if I left right now.

“Okay, okay, so finding the old Libby won’t be enough.  What we really need to do is find a way to cure you of your Owen dependency, so that New Libby or Old Libby, it won’t matter.”

Sure. That’s all we had to do. It seemed a hopeless case to me. “How are we ever going to do that? Even if you don’t drive me up to UVU anymore, he’s going to come home for the summer very soon. He’s Grayson’s best friend and I’m your best friend, so we’re going to be pitted together all the time automatically, and then I’ll be up at school with him in the fall. Dorm rooms…no parental supervision…how will I survive?”

“We’ll just have to get you over him before school is out. We’ll have you cured by graduation.”

“That’s only a month away!”

“Just stop panicking and give me a second.”

Avery’s eyes fell shut and bounced back and forth beneath her eyelids as her brain kicked into gear. I sat back and let her do her thing. I was every bit as smart as Avery, but numbers were more my game. Numbers and equations always had rules to follow. Everything worked in a specific order. Science was different. Science was about thinking outside of what we already know. It was about expanding possibilities beyond the rules in order to find a solution. Avery was good at thinking outside the box.

We sat there long enough for me to finish off my cider. I was just about to give up all hope when Avery’s mouth curved up into a wide smile. Her eyes snapped open and focused on me with so much surety it was hard not to feel her excitement. “You figured it out,” I said, trying and failing to squelch my hope.

“I’ve figured it out,” Avery agreed.

“What?” The anticipation was killing me. “What are we going to do?”

“You’ll see. Just give me a few minutes to talk to Josiah.”

Avery’s grin was devious. Whatever she was up to, I had a feeling I wasn’t going to be as excited about it as she was. She jumped up clapping her hands together. “This is going to be so great!”

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Author Kelly Oram

Author Kelly Oram

About the Author
Kelly Oram wrote her first novel at age fifteen–a fan fiction about her favorite music group, The Backstreet Boys, for which family and friends still tease her.

She’s obsessed with reading, talks way too much, and loves to eat frosting by the spoonful.

She lives outside of Phoenix, Arizona with her husband and four children.

Where to Find Kelly Oram
Goodreads | Website | Facebook | Twitter

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Sale – Nocte and Verum (The Nocte Trilogy) by Courtney Cole

Nocte and Verum Sale

To celebrate the upcoming release of Lux, the final book in the new adult psychological thriller Nocte Trilogy by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Courtney Cole, both Nocte and Verum are on sale for just $0.99 each this week. That’s 75% off the eBook price! Get caught up for less than $2.00! See below for information on the books and buy links.

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Nocte (Nocte Trilogy #1) by Courtney Cole

Nocte (Nocte Trilogy #1) by Courtney Cole

About Book 1
Title: Nocte
Series: Nocte Trilogy #1
Author: Courtney Cole
Publisher: Lakehouse Press, Inc.
Release Date: November 3, 2014
Genre: New Adult Dark Romantic Psychological Thriller
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo

Synopsis
SAVE ME AND I’LL SAVE YOU….

My name is Calla Price. I’m eighteen years old, and I’m one half of a whole. My other half– my twin brother, my Finn– is crazy. I love him. More than life, more than anything. And even though I’m terrified he’ll suck me down with him, no one can save him but me. I’m doing all I can to stay afloat in a sea of insanity, but I’m drowning more and more each day. So I reach out for a lifeline. Dare DuBray.

He’s my savior and my anti-Christ. His arms are where I feel safe, where I’m afraid, where I belong, where I’m lost. He will heal me, break me, love me and hate me. He has the power to destroy me. Maybe that’s ok. Because I can’t seem to save Finn and love Dare without everyone getting hurt.

Why? Because of a secret.

A secret I’m so busy trying to figure out, that I never see it coming. You won’t either.

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Verum (Nocte Trilogy #2) by Courtney Cole

Verum (Nocte Trilogy #2) by Courtney Cole

About Book 2
Title: Verum
Series: Nocte Trilogy #2
Author: Courtney Cole
Publisher: Lakehouse Press, Inc.
Release Date: February 2 , 2015
Genre: New Adult Dark Romantic Psychological Thriller
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo

Synopsis
The truth shall set you free.

My name is Calla Price and I’m drowning. My new world is a dark, dark ocean and I’m being pulled under by secrets. Can I trust anyone? I don’t know anymore.

The lies are spirals. They twist and turn, binding me with their thorns and serpentine tongues. And just when I think I have it figured out, everything is pulled out from under me. I’m entangled in the darkness. But the truth will set me free.

It’s just ahead of me, so close I can touch it. But even though it shines and glimmers, it has glistening fangs and I know it will shred me.

Are you scared?

I am.

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Author Courtney Cole

Author Courtney Cole

About the Author
Courtney Cole is a novelist who would eat mythology for breakfast if she could.

She has a degree in Business, but has since discovered that corporate America is not nearly as fun to live in as fictional worlds. She loves chocolate and roller coasters and hates waiting and rude people.

Courtney lives in quiet suburbia, close to Lake Michigan, with her real-life Prince Charming, her ornery kids (there is a small chance that they get their orneriness from their mother) and a small domestic zoo.

Where to Find Courtney Cole
Goodreads | Website | Twitter | Facebook | Newsletter | Pinterest
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Book Review – How Fiction Works by Oakley Hall

How Fiction Works by Oakley Hall

How Fiction Works by Oakley Hall

3.5 out of 5 stars

Synopsis
In How Fiction Works, Oakley Hall expands upon and broadens the instruction that made The Art and Craft of Novel Writing so successful.

This new book covers all forms and lengths of fiction, probes deeper into every topic, offers new examples and includes exercises and the end of every chapter. He explains the basic and finer points of the fiction-writing process from word choice and imagery to authority and viewpoint.

The book is divided into three sections, beginning with “The Basics.” In this section, Hall explores the micro elements of storytelling, such as details, word choice, images, symbol and metaphor. He then moves on! to “The Elements,” which covers the primary elements of fiction: point of view, characterization and plot. Citing numerous examples from classic and contemporary work, he shows readers how these elements function separately and in concert. Finally, the focus shifts to the specific types of fiction – short shorts, short stories, novellas, and novels – also known as “The Forms.” Each form presents a unique challenge to the writer, and Hall explains how to meet those challenges.

Beginning, as well as more advanced writers, will find much to like about this book.

My Review
I originally borrowed this book from the library and ended up purchasing it because it had some really solid information. Oakley Hall uses examples, good and bad, to illustrate his point. The first third of the book I found outstandingly useful, particularly the section on scene setting and choosing descriptive details. I also found the center section about symbolism and indirection to be an area where my writing is weak, and it gave me some good ideas. The section on characterization didn’t come across as quite as strong for me. I’m not sure why I found it lacking, I just know that I struggled to get through it and ended up skimming portions. I completely glossed over the short story section as well since I don’t have much interest in that topic. However, the parts I found useful more than justified the price I paid for the book.

As the director of writing programs at U.C. Irvine for 22 years as well as the author of 21 novels, Oakley Hall knows a thing or two about writing fiction. I love that he uses examples of both good writing that illustrates his point using those that seem to break the rules, explaining why in his opinion, it doesn’t work.

Bottom Line
How Fiction Works includes sound advice for fiction writers with illustrative examples. It’s definitely worth a read.

Title: How Fiction Works
Author: Oakley Hall
Publisher: Story Press
Publication Date: January 5, 2001
Pages: 240
Category: Writing Fiction
Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Stars
Links: GoodreadsAmazon | Barnes & Noble

Book Blitz – Sale + Giveaway – Sweet Liar (Candy Series) by Debra Doxer

Sweet Liar Book Blitz

Welcome to the book blitz for Sweet Liar, the second book in the young adult mystery thriller series, Candy, by Debra Doxer. For a limited time, you can pick up Like Candy, book 1 in the series, for just $0.99. See below for all the details.

Sweet Liar (Candy Series #2) by Debra Doxer

Sweet Liar (Candy Series #2) by Debra Doxer

About the Book
Title:
 Sweet Liar
Series: Candy #2
Author: Debra Doxer
Release Date: October 20, 2015
Genre: Young Adult Mystery/Thriller
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo

Synopsis
Sometimes lies are sweeter than the truth.

Beauty is alluring; it can disguise the ugliness beneath. But scarred beauty is even more potent to a girl who vowed never to let her heart be broken again. It was an easy vow for Candy to keep until she met Jonah, an arrogant boy with a face that would be too perfect if not for the scar that marred the skin beside his eye.

That imperfect boy earned her trust and won her heart, but the ties that bind people together are fragile, especially when lies are told. Trust is also fragile, and once broken, doesn’t heal like a heart. Trust has to be earned again, and Jonah desperately wants Candy’s trust back.

But Candy has more than Jonah to worry about. Her father is in trouble, and she intends to help him whether he likes it or not. People tell her he’s a bad man, and that may be true, but he’s not all bad. Deep down, she understands his brand of badness because she’s so much like him.

When Candy finally learns the truth, she’ll have to grow up fast, let go of old grievances, and realize that being vulnerable doesn’t make her weak. In fact, opening herself up may be the very thing that makes her whole again.

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Like Candy (Candy Series #1) by Debra Doxer

Like Candy (Candy Series #1) by Debra Doxer

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Title:
 Like Candy
Series: Candy #1
Author: Debra Doxer
Release Date: July 28, 2015
Genre: Young Adult Mystery/Thriller
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo

Synopsis
Revenge is sweet, just like candy.

Candy Seaborne knows she’s badass. She takes after her father, an assassin and possibly a spy, although he won’t admit to either. She idolizes him. Her dream is to follow in his footsteps. But first, she has to finish high school.

Biding her time, waiting for real life to begin, Candy craves drama and isn’t above manufacturing some. If you’re a classmate who wronged her or a boyfriend who cheated, watch your back. She’s no pushover, and revenge may be her favorite pastime.

Jonah Bryson is the senior class heartthrob who breaks all the stereotypes. He’s a jock, but he isn’t the typical player. He’s moody and antisocial. No girl has gotten anywhere with him since his last girlfriend broke his heart.

Candy sees Jonah as a challenge and the perfect distraction. But she may be in over her head because unlike everyone else, Jonah isn’t buying her tough act. He sees the lost, lonely girl inside. He sees too much. When he looks at her that way, she wants to let her guard down and be vulnerable. But that’s the last thing she should do because her father’s world is spilling over into hers, and life is about to get real much sooner than Candy expected.

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Author Debra Doxer

Author Debra Doxer

About the Author
Debra Doxer was born in Boston, and other than a few lost years in the California sunshine, she has always resided in the Boston area.

She writes fiction, technical software documents, illegible scribbles on sticky notes, and texts that get mangled by AutoCorrect. She writes for a living, and she writes for fun. When her daughter asks when she’ll run out of words, her response always is, “When I run out of time.”

Where to Find Debra Doxer
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Blog Tour – Excerpt + Giveaway – SEAL Brotherhood – Lucas (Band of Bachelors) by Sharon Hamilton

Lucas Blog Tour

Welcome to the blog tour for SEAL Brotherhood: Lucas, the first book in the contemporary romance series, Band of Bachelors, by New York Times bestselling author, Sharon Hamilton. See below for information on the book, buy links, an exclusive excerpt, and details on her giveaway.

SEAL Brotherhood - Lucas (Band of Bachelors #1) by Sharon Hamilton

SEAL Brotherhood – Lucas (Band of Bachelors #1) by Sharon Hamilton

About the Book
Title: SEAL Brotherhood: Lucas
Series: Band of Bachelors #1
Author: Sharon Hamilton
Publisher: AL Publication
Genre: Contemporary Military Romance
Release Date: October 19, 2015
Links: Goodreads | Amazon

Synopsis
Special Operator Lucas Shipley thought his living arrangement was temporary, since getting booted from the house by his wife. He sleeps on a couch in the apartment with four other divorced Navy SEALs, thinking he’ll get the call to come home any day. He ignores the not-so-helpful advice his buddies are giving him about marriage, women and romance. Until he gets served with divorce papers.

Realtor Marcy Gelland is hired by Lucas’ soon-to-be ex-wife to liquidate all their real estate holdings and help her orchestrate a speedy departure from Lucas’ life. Based on what the hot-headed SEAL wife has told her, Marcy understands Lucas deserves every ounce of pain coming his way.

But when Marcy and Lucas are left alone together in the remote Northern California woods, they ignite a personal bonfire that threatens to burn down the whole forest. Marcy is forced to see she is wrong about Lucas.

Amidst the backdrop of hardened bachelor SEALs with their unsolicited, anti-long-term relationship advice, and a terrorist training camp operating nearby, Lucas must do what he’s always done: be the hero and save the day. But will it be in time to save Marcy?

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Excerpt
Lucas’ Perspective first thing in the morning:

No, none of them had spent much time finding a fine, quality girl like Connie. Yes, she was a bit hotheaded, but Lucas kind of liked it when she got steamed up, as long as it was something he could wiggle his way out of. The unfortunate bachelor party in Vegas was the last straw, though. And the stripper he’d had his photograph taken with turned out to be a transvestite, not that it made any difference to Connie. Lucas had been hoping it would.

But all that would be over soon.

He turned off the coffee maker, poured himself a cup, added a shot glass full of real Half and Half and walked out onto the deck overlooking the valley below and Coronado Island in the distance. He considered getting the boys up because a Specialist from Virginia was coming to do some training with them, even though it was Saturday. The military didn’t observe weekends if the upcoming mission was urgent. This one apparently was.

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Author Sharon Hamilton

Author Sharon Hamilton

About the Author
Sharon’s New York Times and USA Today bestselling novels are almost-erotic Navy SEAL stories of the SEAL Brotherhood. Her characters follow a spicy road to redemption through passion and true love. All of her SEAL Brotherhood Series are available in audio book. She has maintained an Amazon top 100 author status in Romantic Suspense since the end of 2012.

Her Golden Vampires of Tuscany are not like any vamps you’ve read before, since they don’t have to go to ground, and can walk around in the full light of the sun. Honeymoon Bite, Book 1 of the Golden Vampires of Tuscany Series, has earned the Amazon designation of #1 Gothic Romance. It and Book 2 in the series, Mortal Bite are both available on audio as well.

Her Guardian Angels struggle with the human charges they are sent to save, often escaping their vanilla world of Heaven for the brief human one. You won’t find any of these beings in any Sunday school class. All three books in this popular series are also in print and audio formats.

A lifelong organic gardener, Sharon lives with her husband in the Wine Country of Northern California, where most of her stories take place. When she’s not writing, she’s getting verra verra dirty in the mud, or wandering Farmer’s Markets looking for new Heirloom varieties of vegetables and flowers.

Where to Sharon Hamilton
Goodreads | Website | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | YouTube | Amazon | Google+ | Shelfari

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Cover Reveal + Sale – Who We Were by Kelly Elliott

Who We Were Cover Reveal

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Kelly Elliott is unveiling the cover to her new stand-alone contemporary romance, Who We Were, releasing on December 29. See below for the cover, information on the book, and pre-order links. And you can pre-order now for just $0.99 for the eBook!

Who We Were by Kelly Elliott

Who We Were by Kelly Elliott

About the Book
Title: Who We Were
Author: Kelly Elliott
Release Date: December 29, 2015
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Links: Goodreads | AmazoniBooks

Synopsis
My Papai always said wine made everything better.

Countless times he uttered those familiar words to me— “The Merlot will melt your problems away meu amor. With a good bottle of wine in your hand, you hold the magical key to anything you want.”

I believed my father wholeheartedly, until my world came crashing down on me at twenty-four years old.

It wasn’t going to take wine to help Brody and I find our way back to one another. It was going to take fighting … not only for our love—But for my life.

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Author Kelly Elliott

Author Kelly Elliott

About the Author
Kelly Elliott is married to a wonderful Texas cowboy who has a knack for making her laugh almost daily and supports her crazy ideas and dreams for some unknown reason…he claims it’s because he loves her!

She’s also a mom to an amazing daughter who is constantly asking for something to eat while her fingers move like mad on her cell phone sending out what is sure to be another very important text message.

In her spare time she loves to sit in her small corner overlooking the Texas hill country and write.

One of her favorite things to do is go for hikes around her property with Gus….her chocolate lab and the other man in her life, and Rose, her golden retriever. When Kelly is not outside helping the hubby haul brush, move rocks or whatever fun chore he has in store for her that day, you’ll find her inside reading, writing or watching HGTV.

Where to Find Kelly Elliott
Goodreads | Website | Twitter | Facebook | Amazon
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Book Blitz – Hooked by Christine Manzari

Hooked Book Blitz

Welcome to the book blitz for Hooked, a new adult contemporary romance by Christine Manzari. See below for information on the book, buy links, and details on her giveaway.

Hooked by Christine Manzari

Hooked by Christine Manzari

About the Book
Title:
 Hooked
Author: Christine Manzari
Release Date: February 3, 2015
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Synopsis
If you ask the confident and snarky skater girl, and she’s in the mood to share, she’ll tell you her name is Cat. She might even tell you that she’s hooked on graffiti, 80s movies, and having fun—the riskier the better. Cat will share a good time with you, but she won’t ever trust you enough to share her heart. It’s protected by secrets and she’d like to keep it that way.

Cat knows one thing for certain: Love isn’t really her thing.

If you ask the confident and rich pretty boy, he might tell you his name is Huck. He might even tell you he loves a challenge and is used to getting his way. He won’t tell you that his life is a mess because he risked his heart by trusting the wrong girl. Huck is ready for a change, he just wasn’t ready to get hooked on someone like Cat.

Huck knows one thing for certain: Love hasn’t done him any favors, but Cat just might be worth the risk.

Cat and Huck think a one-night stand seems harmless, but when all the little secrets they didn’t share turn out to be toxic truths, they realize how easily a one-night stand (or a few) could ruin everything.

The thing is, you can be ruined in more than one way. Once you’re HOOKED, what wouldn’t you risk for the chance at more?

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Author Christine Manzari

Author Christine Manzari

About the Author
The first thing Christine does when she’s getting ready to read a book is to crack the spine in at least five places. She wholeheartedly believes there is no place as comfy as the pages of a well-worn book.

She’s addicted to buying books, reading books, and writing books. Books, books, books. She also has a weakness for adventure, inappropriate humor, and coke (the caffeinated bubbly kind). Christine is from Forest Hill, Maryland where she lives with her husband, three kids, and her library of ugly spine books.

Where to Find Christine Manzari
Goodreads | Website | Facebook | Twitter

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Release Day – Until I Met You by S.L. Scott

Until I Met You Release Day

Today is release day for Until I Met You, a contemporary romance by New York Times bestselling author S.L. Scott. See below for information on the book, buy links, an exclusive excerpt, and a couple more teasers.

Until I Met You by S.L. Scott

Until I Met You by S.L. Scott

About the Book
Title: Until I Met You
Author: S.L. Scott
Release Date: October 23, 2015
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Links: Goodreads | Amazon

Synopsis
Their love burned bright, white hot, and strikingly blue around the edges.

Some thought them careless.

Some thought them crazy.

No one approved.

Taylor Barrett was looking for answers in a universe that had abandoned him.

Jude Boehler flooded her dark world with charisma and mystery, drawing everyone into her hurricane.

It was a most captivating of love affairs. They were shooting stars, meteors in the sky, colliding to create a spectacularly wonderful reckless romance, leaving them breathless and tethered.

But that’s what Love does.

Their souls were exposed to the chaos, bare and vulnerable. Can these two star-crossed lovers survive the madness that is life?

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Entering his building made her feet lighter. She was being carried on the wings of euphoria, each step easier than the last. She wasn’t walking to her future. She was running toward it. Taking a breath, she held it, and knocked on his door.

The door opened and he stood there with his lips parted and confusion furrowing his brow. “Jude?”

Throwing herself forward, she jumped up and wrapped her body around his and kissed him. Then again. He kicked the door closed and held her against it. When they parted, they remained close enough to share their panting breaths. He said, “You’re here.” When he pressed his abs against her center her head knocked hard on the wood and he kissed the exposed skin of her neck where it met her shoulder.

He was strong. He was virile. “Hey,” she said, bringing his face up to see hers.

Lowering her down until her feet touched, he said, “I thought we were meeting at the park?”

“I couldn’t wait.”

His glorious smile chose to shine on her. “I’m glad you didn’t. Do you want to go to the bedroom?”

Giggling, she replied, “Yes, so much, but I need to talk to you first.”

“Okay.” He walked to the couch and she stared gob-smacked by his allure. Jeans that hung low. No shirt. Boxers peeking out the top, but a V that directed her eyes below the waistband. He was a tease as he stood there waiting for her to join him. Sitting on the couch, he patted it. “C’mere.”

She started walking on shaky legs. As she passed the bar, she debated if she should stay there to save her clarity. That seat next to him was tempting, but she knew she’d be flat on her back within seconds. So she hurried to his side and sat down. His hands were instantly on her.

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Author S.L. Scott

Author S.L. Scott

About the Author
S.L. Scott is a former high-tech account manager with a journalism degree pursuing her passion for telling stories. She spends her days escaping into her characters and letting them lead her on their adventures.

Live music shows, harvesting jalapenos and eating homemade guacamole are her obsessions she calls hobbies.

Scott lives in the beautiful Texas hill country of Austin with her husband, two young sons, two Papillons and a bowl full of Sea Monkeys. 

Her novels include Naturally, Charlie, Good Vibrations, and A Prior EngagementShe welcomes your notes at sl@slscottauthor.com.

Where to Find S.L. Scott
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Blog Tour – Excerpt – RIP by Rachel Van Dyken

RIP Blog Tour

Welcome to the blog tour for RIP, a stand alone novel for fans of the Eagle Elite series by New York Times bestselling author, Rachel Van Dyken. See below for information on the book, buy links, and an exclusive excerpt. You can read the first two chapters for free, exclusively on iBooks.

RIP by Rachel Van Dyken

RIP by Rachel Van Dyken

About the Book
Title: RIP
Author: Rachel Van Dyken
Release Date: October 20, 2015
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Links: Goodreads | AmazonBarnes & Noble | iBooksSmashwords

Synopsis
Pretty things aren’t meant to be broken. But I broke her, and now we both have to pay the price.

I’m her nightmare.  I’m her savior. And now that I have her signature on an ironclad contract, I own her body and soul. 

She doesn’t remember me. She will. It’s inevitable.

Because as much as I know I need to stay away, for fear of unlocking the memories I helped her father bury–I can’t.

She was the apple in the Garden, dangled in front of me, her core so tempting and sweet. A voice whispered. Just. One. Bite.

I bit. I tasted. I fell.

Welcome to the world of the Russian mafia, where death, is your only future.

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“You,” I said simply. “It all leads to you. Everything. And I think, for now…” I leaned up, brushing my lips across his. “That’s all that matters.”

“And if I’m the key to both your survival and your destruction, what then?”

“You mean what if your water is poison?” I asked.

He didn’t answer.

“Then I want to drink.”

There were two seconds.

Two brief moments in time.

When I felt my heart race and wondered if it matched his as Nikolai took a steadying breath… then swallowed hard.

One beat against my chest, and his lips were touching mine.

Two beats as my heart picked up speed, and I could feel the heat of his mouth as he slid his tongue across my lower lip.

I moaned in response, reaching around his neck, grasping fistfuls of his hair and tugging as his body moved against mine. Without breaking the kiss, Nikolai found the hem of my cotton T-shirt, lifted it and pulled it over my head, our mouths parting for seconds before, with a sizzle of heat, they met again, and again. Each time our lips grazed it felt new, and yet familiar, like we’d shared hundreds of kisses, thousands of embraces.

He leaned back and helped me to a sitting position, his muscles flexing from holding his own weight. Moonlight shone across the planes of his firm chest. Something about Nikolai’s masculine beauty was lethal, so dangerous that my heart raced even harder. He frowned, pressing his palm to my chest as if trying to calm me down.

I wasn’t safe.

Not in his arms. 

 

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Author Rachel Van Dyken

Author Rachel Van Dyken

About the Author
 Rachel Van Dyken is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestselling author of regency and contemporary romances.

When she’s not writing you can find her drinking coffee at Starbucks and plotting her next book while watching The Bachelor.

She keeps her home in Idaho with her Husband and their snoring Boxer, Sir Winston Churchill. She loves to hear from readers!

You can email her at rachelvandykenauthor@gmail.com

Where to find Rachel Van Dyken
Goodreads Website | Facebook Twitter | Amazon
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Book Review + Giveaway – How Forever Feels (Friends First) by Laura Drewry

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How Forever Feels (Friends First #4) by Laura Drewry

How Forever Feels (Friends First #4) by Laura Drewry

4 out of 5 stars

Synopsis
From USA Today bestselling author Laura Drewry comes a warm and witty new Friends First novel—perfect for readers of Jill Shalvis and Susan Mallery. How Forever Feels is a sweet tale about the one that got away . . . and the one that came back.

Maya McKay’s heart is as big as Jack Rhodes’s shoulders are broad. Their chemistry is out of control, but it could never work between them because Jack is more than just best friends with her cheating ex-husband—they’re like brothers. Maya, the sensitive, practical florist, has given up on love and is ready to settle for like. But now that Jack’s around again, he’s stirring up old feelings—and turning Maya’s fantasies into irresistible reality.

Jack blew his chance with Maya years ago when he stepped aside for his best friend, Will, and he’s still kicking himself about it. Maya was promised forever once before, and she got burned. But when Jack realizes that second chances aren’t going to fall out of the sky, he seizes the moment—and the woman he’s always loved—to show her how forever truly feels.

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My Review
How Forever Feels is a sweet contemporary romance with well-developed characters and a sexually-charged couple that are clearly perfect for each other if they could only get past their issues. When Maya’s ex-husband’s best friend shows up in town, the two rekindle a friendship that evaporated with Maya’s divorce.

When Jack admits he’s always had a thing for Maya, their friendship becomes muddled with feelings neither one wants to give into for various reasons. Watching these two dance around each other is refreshing. Their friendship is at the core of the relationship, but both want more, and in this twist, both know the other wants more, and they even know what’s holding them back, but that doesn’t make it any less angsty.

Plot
The plot is pretty straightforward romance without any major twists or surprises, but it works well without ever becoming predictable. Which sounds impossible, but trust me, it isn’t. There are a lot of balls in the air with Maya’s antagonistic relationship with her ex and his fiance, who also happens to be the woman Maya caught him with. There’s also Jack’s relationship with the ex and his family who took Jack in as a homeless teen. There’s a hot guy in the wings waiting for Maya, a secret Maya’s keeping from Jack, and a secret Jack’s keeping from Maya.

Characters
The character depth is amazing and a real treat to read. When I first started the book, I didn’t realize it was the fourth in a series, but as the other characters were so well-developed, it didn’t surprise me to find out each couple has their own story. Author Laura Drewry has created a cast of characters that are alive and colorful in a way that makes it difficult to believe they’re not real.

Writing
The story is told in alternating third-person, but is deep enough that it feels like first-person at times. Drewry pays attention to detail with her scene setting, drawing us in with vivid imagery, something often missing from contemporary romance.

Ending
The ending was well done, and provided a small surprise that wrapped things up neatly in a happy bow of love and promise.

Top Five Things I Enjoyed About How Forever Feels:
1. The cast. I loved all the characters. Yes it was Maya and Jack’s story, but the supporting cast is so well-developed, even though I haven’t read the first three books in the series, I didn’t need to in order to appreciate everyone in the book as well-rounded and full.

2. The dialogue. It all came across as so natural and real and helped define the characters more fully.

3. Good guys. They don’t always finish last, and Jack is among the best of the good guys.

4. Canadian Thanksgiving. It’s on a Monday. How cool is that?

5. Maya and Jack. Their friendship is solid and really is the foundation for everything else. I love this about them.

Bottom Line
How Forever Feels has its sweet moment, and just enough romantic angst to keep it interesting without feeling overdone.

Disclaimer
I was provided a copy of this book by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

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About the Book
Title: How Forever Feels
Series:
Friends First #4
Author: Laura Drewry
Publisher: Loveswept
Release Date: October 13, 2015
Pages: 300
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & NobleiBooks

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Author Laura Drewry

Author Laura Drewry

About the Author
USA Today bestselling author, Laura Drewry had been scribbling things for years before she decided to seriously sit down and write.

After spending eight years in the Canadian north, Laura now lives back home in southwestern British Columbia with her husband, three sons, a turtle named Sheldon, and an extremely energetic German shepherd.

She loves old tattered books, good movies, country music, and the New York Yankees.

Where to Find Laura Drewry
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Release Day – Calm Before the Storm – Storm Rising Episode 5 by Larissa Ione

Storm Rising Release

Welcome to Storm, Texas, where passion runs hot, desire runs deep, and secrets have the power to destroy…

Nestled among rolling hills and painted with vibrant wildflowers, the bucolic town of Storm, Texas, seems like nothing short of perfection.

But there are secrets beneath the facade. Dark secrets.  Powerful secrets. The kind that can destroy lives and tear families apart.  The kind that can cut through a town like a tempest, leaving jealousy and destruction in its wake, along with shattered hopes and broken dreams. All it takes is one little thing to shatter that polish.

Reading like an on-going drama in the tradition of classic day and night-time soap operas like Dallas, Dynasty, and All My Children, Rising Storm is full of scandal, deceit, romance, passion, and secrets.

With 1001 Dark Nights as the “producer,” Julie Kenner and Dee Davis use a television model with each week building on the last to create a storyline that fulfills the promise of a drama-filled soap opera. Joining Kenner and Davis in the “writer’s room” is an incredible group of New York Times bestselling authors such as Lexi Blake, Elisabeth Naughton, Jennifer Probst, Larissa Ione, Rebecca Zanetti and Lisa Mondello who have brought their vision of Storm to life.

A serial soap opera containing eight episodes in season one, the season premiere of Rising Storm, TEMPEST RISING, debuts today with each subsequent episode releasing consecutively this fall.

So get ready.  The storm is coming.

Calm Before the Storm – Storm Rising Episode 5 by Larissa Ione

Calm Before the Storm – Storm Rising Episode 5 by Larissa Ione

About Episode 5
Title
: Calm Before the Storm
Series: Rising Storm Episode 5
Author: Larissa Ione
Category: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: October 22, 2015
LinksGoodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooksGooglePlay

Synopsis
Secrets, Sex and Scandals … 

Welcome to Storm, Texas, where passion runs hot, desire runs deep, and secrets have the power to destroy…  Get ready.  The storm is coming.

Marcus Alvarez fled Storm when his father’s drinking drove him over the edge. With his mother and sisters in crisis, Marcus is forced to return to the town he thought he’d left behind. But it is his attraction to a very grown up Brittany Rush that just might be enough to guarantee that he stays.

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Tempest Rising (Storm Rising Episode 1) by Julie Kenner

Tempest Rising (Storm Rising Episode 1) by Julie Kenner

About Episode 1
Title
: Tempest Rising
Series: Rising Storm Episode 1
Author: Julie Kenner
Category: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: September 24, 2015
LinksGoodreads | Amazon | iBooks | GooglePlay

Synopsis
Secrets, Sex and Scandals …

Welcome to Storm, Texas, where passion runs hot, desire runs deep, and secrets have the power to destroy…  Get ready.  The storm is coming.

Nestled among rolling hills and painted with vibrant wildflowers, the bucolic  town of Storm, Texas, seems like nothing short of perfection.

But there are secrets beneath the facade. Dark secrets.  Powerful secrets. The kind that can destroy lives and tear families apart.  The kind that can cut through a town like a tempest, leaving jealousy and destruction in its wake, along with shattered hopes and broken dreams. All it takes is one little thing to shatter that polish.

Ginny Moreno didn’t mean to do it, but when she came home to Storm, she brought the tempest with her.  And now everyone will be caught in its fury…

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White Lightening – Storm Rising Episode 2 by Lexi Blake

White Lightening – Storm Rising Episode 2 by Lexi Blake

About Episode 2
Title
: Tempest Rising
Series: Rising Storm Episode 2
Author: Lexi Blake
Category: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: September 30, 2015
LinksGoodreads | Amazon | iBooks | GooglePlay

Synopsis
Secrets, Sex and Scandals …

Welcome to Storm, Texas, where passion runs hot, desire runs deep, and secrets have the power to destroy… Get ready. The storm is coming.

As the citizens of Storm, Texas, sway in the wake of the death of one of their own, Daddy’s girl Dakota Alvarez also reels from an unexpected family crisis … and finds consolation in a most unexpected place.

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Crosswinds – Storm Rising Episode 3 by Elisabeth Naughton

Crosswinds – Storm Rising Episode 3 by Elisabeth Naughton

About Episode 3
Title
: Crosswinds
Series: Rising Storm Episode 3
Author: Elisabeth Naughton
Category: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: October 8, 2015
LinksGoodreads | Amazon | iBooks | GooglePlay

Synopsis
Secrets, Sex and Scandals …

Welcome to Storm, Texas, where passion runs hot, desire runs deep, and secrets have the power to destroy… Get ready. The storm is coming.

Lacey Salt’s world shattered with the death of her brother, and now the usually sweet-tempered girl is determined to take back some control—even if that means sabotaging her best friend, Mallory, and Mallory’s new boyfriend, Luis.

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Dance in the Wind – Storm Rising Episode 4 by Jennifer Probst

Dance in the Wind – Storm Rising Episode 4 by Jennifer Probst

About Episode 4
Title
: Dance in the Wind
Series: Rising Storm Episode 4
Author: Jennifer Probst
Category: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: October 15, 2015
LinksGoodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooksGooglePlay

Synopsis
Secrets, Sex and Scandals …

Welcome to Storm, Texas, where passion runs hot, desire runs deep, and secrets have the power to destroy… Get ready. The storm is coming.

During his time in Afghanistan, Logan Murphy has endured the unthinkable, but reentering civilian life in Storm is harder than he imagined. But when he is reacquainted with Ginny Moreno, a woman who has survived terrors of her own, he feels the first stirrings of hope.

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Storm Rising Series

Rising Storm Episode 1 (Sept. 24): Julie Kenner’s Tempest Rising
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Rising Storm Episode 2 (Oct. 1): Lexi Blake’s White Lightning
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Rising Storm Episode 3 (Oct. 8): Elisabeth Naughton’s Crosswinds
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Rising Storm Episode 4 (Oct. 15): Jennifer Probst’s Dance in the Wind
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Rising Storm Episode 5 (Oct. 22): Larissa Ione’s Calm Before the Storm
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Rising Storm Episode 6 (Oct. 29): Rebecca Zanetti’s Take the Storm
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Rising Storm Episode 7 (Nov. 5): Lisa Mondello’sWeather the Storm
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Rising Storm Episode 8 (Nov. 12): Dee Davis’s Thunder Rolls
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Author Larissa Ione

Author Larissa Ione

About the Author
Larissa Ione is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author.

An Air Force veteran, she traded in a career as a meteorologist to pursue her passion of writing. She now spends her days in pajamas with her computer, strong coffee, and supernatural worlds.

She believes in celebrating everything, and would never be caught without a bottle of Champagne chilling in the fridge…just in case.

She currently lives in Wisconsin with her U.S. Coast Guard husband, her teenage son, a rescue cat named Vegas, and her very own hellhound, a King Shepherd named Hexe.

Where to Find Larissa Ione
GoodreadsWebsite | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest
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Guest Post + Giveaway – Marie Powell, Author of Hawk

Hawk Blog Tour

A special thank you to author, Marie Powell, for today’s guest post on travelling and world building. To find out more about Marie and her book, Hawk, including  buy links and details on their giveaway, please see below.

Travelling and World Building

Hawk really started for me on a family trip to Wales with my two kids (then 11 and 16). On that trip, I began what would be eight years of research into 1282-83 Wales, during the time of the invasion by Edward I (Longshanks). I was interested in how people might survive an invasion like that, and keep their language and humanity intact. I had always been interested in Wales, since I knew my grandfather was a Welsh speaker (although he died before I was born.)

So we drove the narrow mountain roads, and by some luck or fate, we stumbled onto the details that set the stage for Hawk. We went castle-hopping through the big castles like Caernarvon and Beaumaris, and quickly realized these were actually created to subjugate the Welsh, after the invasion. We learned there was a Prince of Wales who wasn’t connected to the English monarchy; in fact, the English considered him an arch enemy. A villain. Llywelyn’s title was stolen along with his crown (or coronet) and his royal seal — and his head, which hung on the Tower of London for about 10 years.

Then we discovered Llywelyn’s castles, and through books and websites I began to learn about his history. For example, we explored the sites of Dolwyddelan, Criccieth, and Castell-y-Bere. Walking around the huge, empty ruin of Castell-y-Bere was a revelation for us. It was also humbling to see yourself against that mass of stone, and listen to the eerie wind through the mountain of the legendary giant, Idris. We were also visiting Pen-y-Bryn, the 15th Century manor house in Aber, on the day an archeological dig started there to determine whether it’s the site of Llywelyn’s lost castle, Garth Celyn (although that hasn’t been decided to date).

It’s possible to write a historical novel without travel, and many writers have proven that. But for me, it’s another lens to bring to bear on the world of my characters. It gives me the chance to say, “What would Hyw have done?” or “How might Cat react to that?” Travel is a way into their world, and the more sense of atmosphere and detail I can have in my mind before I write, the better I like it. Also, it sends me on an adventure along with my characters. Nothing can beat that feeling.

 

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Hawk by Marie Powell

Hawk by Marie Powell

About the Book
Title:
 Hawk
Authors: Marie Powell
Publisher: Five Rivers Publishing
Release Date: August 1, 2015
Genre: Young Adult Historical Fantasy
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Amazon CA | Kobo!ndigo

Synopsis
Hyw yearns to join his father in serving the charismatic Llywelyn, Prince of Wales. If only Hyw dared tell anyone of his ability to scout through the eyes of a hawk, it might help secure his place in the royal guard.

Cat, his sister, longs to inherit the magical ability that runs through her mother’s line. If only she could see her future, now that she is 13 and promised to a boy she barely remembers.

When a messenger summons the prince to a secret meeting, Cat and Hwy find themselves in the middle of a war that threatens to destroy all of Wales. Can they master their special abilities in time to save the royal family—and themselves?

Set among the actual events and personages of late 13th century Wales, Marie Powell has constructed a fantasy novel that recreates what life might have been like for two teenagers coming of age. .

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Author Marie Powell

Author Marie Powell

About the Author
Marie Powell is the author of 30 published books, including the young adult historical fantasy Hawk (Five Rivers, 2015) and Hawk and Crown (Five Rivers, 2016).

She holds a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia, and her award-winning short stories and poetry appear in such literary magazines as subTerrain, Room, and Transition.

She lives in Saskatchewan, and her writing workshops are popular across the province.

Where to Find Marie Powell
Goodreads | Website | BlogFacebook | Twitter

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Entangled Teen’s Sci-Fi Sale Continues – Perfected by Kate Jarvik Birch

Entangled Teen SciFi Sale

For a limited time, you can save on SciFi titles from Entangled Teen, including Perfected by Kate Jarvik Birch. Grab the eBook for just $0.99 and get caught up before Tarnished releases on December 1. Also, don’t miss out on the big SciFi event coming November 4. Entangled Teen will be having a #NeedMoreSciFi Twitter Chat with some of their new Sci-Fi authors and some of the experienced ones, including Amy Engel, Pintip Dunn, A.L. Davroe,and Kate Jarvik Birch! You can RSVP to the event here.

Perfected (Perfected #1) by Kate Jarvik Birch

Perfected (Perfected #1) by Kate Jarvik Birch

About the Book
Title: Perfected
Series: Perfected #1
Author: Kate Jarvik Birch
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release Date: July 1, 2014
Genre: 
Young Adult Dystopian
Links: Goodreads | AmazonAmazon UK | Amazon CABarnes & Noble│ iBooksBAM! | BookDepository | Powell’s

Synopsis
Perfection comes at a price.

As soon as the government passed legislation allowing humans to be genetically engineered and sold as pets, the rich and powerful rushed to own beautiful girls like Ella. Trained from birth to be graceful, demure, and above all, perfect, these “family companions” enter their masters’ homes prepared to live a life of idle luxury.

Ella is happy with her new role as playmate for a congressman’s bubbly young daughter, but she doesn’t expect Penn, the congressman’s handsome and rebellious son. He’s the only person who sees beyond the perfect exterior to the girl within. Falling for him goes against every rule she knows… and the freedom she finds with him is intoxicating.

But when Ella is kidnapped and thrust into the dark underworld lurking beneath her pampered life, she’s faced with an unthinkable choice. Because the only thing more dangerous than staying with Penn’s family is leaving… and if she’s unsuccessful, she’ll face a fate far worse than death.

For fans of Kiera Cass’ Selection series and Lauren DeStefano’s Chemical Garden series, Perfected is a chilling look at what it means to be human, and a stunning celebration of the power of love to set us free, wrapped in a glamorous—and dangerous—bow.

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Praise for Perfected
This book held my attention until the very last page, at which point I was screaming for MORE. I want another book in this series. I want this novel on the big screens. -The Schwartz Reviews

I found myself gasping and holding my breath, crossing my fingers and sighing. Kate Jarvik Birch’s writing is stunning and gorgeous and thoroughly transports you into the pages. -Michelle’s Minions

I couldn’t put this book down. It’s sick and wonderful and everything in between. – Yohara Leon Gonzalez

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Excerpt
“Remember… You’ll never be one of them,” Miss Gellner said, repositioning each of us on our divans in the sitting room so our gowns draped elegantly around our crossed ankles.

She stepped back and gazed at the group of us, her face pinched and stern like always, but I spotted a tiny glimmer of pride behind her rheumy eyes. Twenty girls: lovely, demure, quiet. She was pleased with us, even if she wouldn’t say it out loud.

Miss Gellner blinked, as if bringing herself back to the moment. “Things won’t change once you leave here,” she went on. “Simply because you’ll be pampered and spoiled, your life’s mission won’t suddenly be any different. Remember that. Your sole purpose is to enrich the lives of your new owners.”

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Author Kate Jarvik Birch

Author Kate Jarvik Birch

About the Author
Kate Jarvik Birch is a visual artist, author, playwright, daydreamer, and professional procrastinator. As a child, she wanted to grow up to be either a unicorn or mermaid. Luckily, being a writer turned out to be just as magical.

Her essays and short stories have been published in literary journals including Indiana Review and Saint Ann’s Review. She lives in Salt Lake City, Utah with her husband and three kids.

Where to Find Kate Jarvik Birch
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#1LineWed – Last Line of a Chapter

1LineWedToday’s theme for 1 Line Wednesday, sponsored by RWA’s Kiss of Death Chapter is the Last Line of a Chapter. Here is the last line from Chapter 12 of The Uprising.

Evan’s POV:
I realize what I want, what I’ve always wanted. Stepping back, I take his hand, lacing our fingers, and lead him to my tent.

You can see previous week’s themes and lines here.

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Cover Reveal + Sale – True Love (Songbird Series) by Melissa Pearl

True Love Cover Reveal

Author Melissa Pearl is unveiling the cover to True Love, the fifth book in her new adult contemporary romance series, Songbird. See below for the cover, details on the book, buy links, and information on the Songbird series. You can also pick up Fever, the first book in the series, for free. See below for links.

True Love (Songbird #5) by Melissa Pearl

True Love (Songbird #5) by Melissa Pearl

About the Book
Title: True Love
Series: Songbird #5
Author: Melissa Pearl
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Release Date: November 18, 2015
Link: Goodreads | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Smashwords

Synopsis
One night can change everything…

Nessa Sloan has been in love with Jimmy Baker since the ninth grade when they started up a rock band together. Five years later they’re about to hit the big time—Chaos wins a recording contract and nation-wide tour with Torrence Records. After their celebration party, the two best friends have a one-night stand that will tear their relationship apart.

On the run from Jimmy’s rejection, Nessa takes off on her motorbike, but an accident brings her escape to a tragic end. Now trapped in a broken body, Nessa has to face a future stripped of the one thing that’s gotten her through every past challenge—playing the drums.

Jimmy never meant to break his best friend’s heart, and he will forever regret taking her to bed then treating her like one of his groupies. But once he’d crossed that line, he couldn’t go back. Now Jimmy is on a mission to do something he’s never done before—win a girl over.

Angry and confused by her new disability, Nessa doesn’t want Jimmy’s help. But she has nobody else to rely on…and his pigheaded ass won’t leave her alone. Can these two stubborn hearts get past their own insecurities to figure out what true love really looks like? Or will they drive each other crazy before they finally see the truth?

It’s infuriating, irresistible, and all-consuming…it’s true love.

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Fever (Songbird #1) by Melissa Pearl

Fever (Songbird #1) by Melissa Pearl

About Book 1 – NOW FREE!
Title: Fever
Series: Songbird #1
Author: Melissa Pearl
Release Date: June 8, 2014
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | Kobo | Smashwords

Synopsis
Singing in the shower takes on a whole new meaning in Melissa Pearl’s first New Adult Contemporary Romance.

Ella Simmons does not want to move across the country. But she is, because her boyfriend has persuaded her to join him at UChicago to finish out her college education. Never able to tell him no, she hops on a plane and makes the trek from LA expecting to adjust to life like she’s often forced to, but things are not that simple when she hears a luscious voice singing over her shower wall. His deep, sexy tenor makes her weak in the knees, spreading fire through her limbs and making her question everything about her life and relationship.

Can one voice really have that much of an impact?

Cole Reynolds is on his way out. In his final year at UChicago, the only thing he wants to do is finish school and get on with his life. But the sweet voice that interrupts his morning shower turns his world upside down. Compelled to find his shower songbird, he begins a search across campus. The only thing to distract him from this goal is his roommate’s gorgeous girlfriend who’s just arrived from LA – Ella Simmons.

Relationships are put to the ultimate test as future dreams are questioned and friendships are thrown on the line for love.

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Bulletproof (Songbird #2) by Melissa Pearl

Bulletproof (Songbird #2) by Melissa Pearl

About Book 2
Title: Bulletproof
Series: Songbird #2
Author: Melissa Pearl
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Release Date: November 20, 2014
Link: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Smashwords

Synopsis
Morgan Pritchett doesn’t need anyone. Strong-willed and confident, she’s the master of organizing and looking after everyone around her. In her mind, she’s bulletproof.

But she has one weakness – men. She can’t seem to live without them, yet is unable to find her perfect match. After yet another break up, Morgan promises her sister and best friend that she’ll write off men for the rest of the year…but then she meets Sean Jaxon.

Sean Jaxon has worked hard to become a Hollywood actor, scoring minor roles and slowly making a name for himself as an action sidekick. After a chance encounter with the stunning Morgan Pritchett, he decides to take a risk and put his dancing skills to the test by signing on for the lead role in Superstar, a TV musical. He never thought he’d reconnect with the girl who urged him to ignore his manager and be honest with himself, but when Morgan shows up on the set as a production assistant, he realizes he’s found his ultimate weakness – her.

Their passion for dance and music will bring them together, but will their relationship be able to withstand the forces determined to pull them apart? As Morgan comes face-to-face with her long-buried demons and Sean decides just how much he’s willing to risk for love, these two songbirds discover something…they’re not as bulletproof as they thought.

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Everything (Songbird #3) by Melissa Pearl

Everything (Songbird #3) by Melissa Pearl

About Book 3
Title: Everything
Series: Songbird #3
Author: Melissa Pearl
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Release Date: April 23, 2015
Link: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Smashwords

Synopsis
Jody Pritchett had a dream…but life had other plans. Instead of singing and dancing on Broadway, Jody’s a twenty-year-old single mom, living at home with her disapproving father and overbearing sister. The choice to keep her little Angelia came with a high price and although she adores her baby girl, it doesn’t take away the sting of kissing goodbye her chance at a career on the stage.

Leo Sinclair had his own dream…but got lost along the way. After a failed marriage that left him hollow and downtrodden, the Australian songwriter wonders what joy his future could possibly hold. Encouraged by the one family member who doesn’t think he’s a failure, Leo decides to stop living the life everyone expects him to and start chasing his dreams again.

When the perfect opportunity comes knocking, Leo leaves Australia behind and hops a flight to LA. With his sights set on selling a musical to a Broadway producer, Leo is determined to finally realize his life-long dream. But life gets in the way again, when he spots a young mother outside his apartment in tears. He never realized how one person, one voice, and one Angel could have him contemplating abandoning his dreams once again.

As these two burned hearts wrestle to overcome their past struggles, Leo and Jody must decide what dreams are worth clinging to…because, sometimes, everything you want is not everything you need.

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Home (Songbird #4) by Melissa Pearl

Home (Songbird #4) by Melissa Pearl

About Book 4
Title: Home
Series: Songbird #4
Author: Melissa Pearl
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Release Date: August 4, 2015
Link: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Kobo | Smashwords

Synopsis
Rachel Myers never meant to stay in the small town of Payton. Her eyes are set on bigger things than waitressing at Clark’s Bar. She wants to perform on a stage of her own with bright lights, fame, and fortune. But her dreams seem too far out of reach and so she stays put, content with the love of her boyfriend, Joshua Clark. He’s a good man, a solid rock she can depend on. She wants that to be enough, but it hasn’t quelled her yearning for the big city.

Josh has never loved anyone the way he loves Rachel and he dreads the day she might leave him. He’s happy in his small town home. Running the bar that has been in his family for two generations is a dream come true. He couldn’t be happier with his life…until one night, a city boy from Hollywood promises Rachel a record deal and destroys everything.

Jumping at a chance she never thought she’d have, Rachel leaves Payton. And Josh. But the sparkle of Los Angeles is not all it’s cracked up to be, and Rachel quickly figures out that some sacrifices are not worth the risk. Is she too late? Will Josh forgive her, or has her desire for fame ruined the best thing she’s ever had?

Sometimes you have to say goodbye before you can say forever.

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Author Melissa Pearl

Author Melissa Pearl

About the Author
Melissa Pearl was born in Auckland, New Zealand, but has spent much of her life abroad, living in countries such as Jordan, Cyprus and Pakistan… not to mention a nine month road trip around North America with her husband. “Best. Year. Ever!!” She now lives in China with her husband and two sons.

She is a trained elementary teacher, but writing is her passion. Since becoming a full time mother she has had the opportunity to pursue this dream and her debut novel hit the internet in November 2011. Since then she has continued to produce a steady stream of books. Recently she signed with Evatopia Press and her first Evatopia book is coming out in February 2014 – True Colors, The Masks Series #1. She is very excited to be trying out new things this year while continuing to publish under her own name as well. She has six books planned for 2014 and is excited about writing each and every one of them.

“I am passionate about writing. It stirs a fire in my soul that I never knew I had. I want to be the best writer I can possibly be and transport my readers into another world where they can laugh, cry and fall in love.”

Where to Find Melissa Pearl
Goodreads | Website | NewsletterBlog | Twitter | Facebook
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Book Blitz – The Libby Garrett Intervention (Science Squad) by Kelly Oram

The Libby Garrett Intervention Blitz

Welcome to the book blitz for The Libby Garrett Intervention, the second book in the young adult contemporary romance series, Science Squad, by Kelly Oram. See below for information on the book and buy links.

The Libby Garrett Intervention (Science Squad #2) by Kelly Oram

The Libby Garrett Intervention (Science Squad #2) by Kelly Oram

About the Book
Title:
 The Libby Garrett Intervention
Series: Science Squad #2
Author: Kelly Oram
Publisher: Bluefields Publishing
Release Date: October 24, 2015
Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Romance
Links: Goodreads | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooksKobo

Synopsis
Libby Garrett is addicted to Owen Jackson’s hot lovin’. But the sexy, popular college basketball player doesn’t appreciate all of Libby’s awesomeness. He refuses to be exclusive or even admit to people that they’re dating. The relationship is ruining Libby and she’s the only one who can’t see it.

When Libby’s behavior spirals completely out of control, her best friend Avery Shaw and the rest of the Science Squad stage an intervention hoping to cure Libby of her harmful Owen addiction. They put her through her very own Twelve Step program—Owen’s Anonymous—and recruit the help of a sexy, broody, hard as nails coffee man to be her official sponsor…

Adam Koepp has watched Libby Garrett for years. How could he not notice the sassy girl with the purple skateboard and helmet plastered with cat stickers? But in all the years he’s crushed on her, Libby has failed to take notice of him. Why would she when he was just a nobody high school drop out who served her apple cider several times a week? Especially when she was hooking up with a guy like Owen Jackson—a guy with a college scholarship and more abs than Kyle Hamilton.

Adam finally gets the chance to meet Libby when his co-worker Avery Shaw recruits him to take Libby on the journey of a lifetime. With his ability to play Bad Cop and his experience with the Twelve Step program he’s the perfect candidate to be Libby’s sponsor. But will he be able to keep his personal feelings out of the matter and really help her the way she needs? And will Libby hate him when he forces her to take an honest look at herself?

This follow-up companion novel to The Avery Shaw Experiment can be read as a stand alone. (But where’s the fun in that?) 😉

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Author Kelly Oram

Author Kelly Oram

About the Author
Kelly Oram wrote her first novel at age fifteen–a fan fiction about her favorite music group, The Backstreet Boys, for which family and friends still tease her.

She’s obsessed with reading, talks way too much, and loves to eat frosting by the spoonful.

She lives outside of Phoenix, Arizona with her husband and four children.

Where to Find Kelly Oram
Goodreads | Website | Facebook | Twitter

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