For a Great “Clean” Historical Fiction Romance…’Seeking Sofie’ by Melody Balthaser!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 31, 2015

I Totally LOVED reading this book! Melody Balthaser is a very talented, new Author! Read my Review! She just wants to belong. In 1858 New England, indentured servant Sophie Stalz stabs her master to protect herself from rape. Now she must rely on her brother and his friends to protect her. Escaping through the Underground Railroad, Sophie finds herself stranded on an island in the hands of a stranger. Surrounded by the sea and occupied with the duties of a lighthouse keeper, Jackson Scott just wants to be left alone with his memories. His fortress is about to crumble when his friend deposits Sophie on his doorstep. An old debt needs to be paid and the cost is dear. As her master is Seeking Sophie, will Sophie and Jackson find a life together free from their past? My Review: This is a romance I feel the male population would enjoy as much as the female sect It is a very realistic tale of life many experienced as an indentured servant! Sofie never thought of herself as beautiful. She had become very close to the cook and her daughter, Clare. She thought Clare was beautiful& much more shapely than herself. Her…

Love on a Whim by Aubrey Mace Book Tour & Review by Ridenthewave!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 30, 2015

This is a great “Clean Read”! It is sure to make the Summer Break even more relaxing! This Book Tour is presented by Covenant Communications, Inc. Love on a Whim by Aubrey Mace Six months out of law school, Rachel Pearce is completely disillusioned by her job hunt. Despite pounding the pavement with her Ivy League degree in hand, her job prospects are no brighter than the day she graduated. Then in a chance meeting with a former acquaintance, eccentric young millionaire Henry Walker, Rachel finds an unexpected opportunity: Henry is looking for a personal secretary. Swallowing her pride, Rachel sets aside her law firm aspirations for what she envisions as secretarial work—mountains of paperwork and filing. But when she finds her most demanding duty to be daily cookie runs for her new boss, she’s baffled by her unconventional job responsibilities. As she’s pulled into Henry’s delightful whims, caught in a whirlwind of private jets and fancy dinners, Rachel finds herself inexplicably drawn to this handsome and charismatic man. But reality always has a way of intruding, and logic tells her that this adventure can’t last. When real life inevitably comes calling, Rachel must decide if she’s willing to trade…

Questions & Answers with Davis Bunn!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 29, 2015

Join in the Fun! Read below the Questions & Answers with Davis Bunn…+ GO TO THIS LINK FOR A VERY SPECIAL ONE DAY ONLY MESSAGE!  http://on.fb.me/1VLR5iA Davis Bunn is  an award-winning novelist with total worldwide sales of seven million copies. His work has been published in twenty languages, and critical acclaim includes four Christy Awards for excellence in fiction and his 2014 induction into the Christy Hall of Fame. Davis divides his time between Florida and England, where he serves as Writer In Residence at Regent’s Park College at The University of Oxford. Visit Davis at… http://www.davisbunn.com. Q&A With Davis Bunn, author of The Pilgrim Q: There are many legends about Constantine and his mother, Helena. How did you decide which legend to incorporate into the story? Davis Bunn: The period when Constantine became the first Christian emperor is one about which so much has been written, and yet so little detail is known. No one knows for certain where his mother, Helena – the main character in The Pilgrim – was born. There are three main legends, and I used the one that has the greatest sense of historical resonance, that she was British, and her father ruled one…

The Pilgrim by Davis Bunn Book Tour + Review by LAWonder10!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 28, 2015

Check This Out! …The Well-Known Author, Davis Bunn, has brought us yet another great book!… On 7/29/2015 he is offering to Giveaway 25 copies of this great book to the lucky winners! ISBN-10: 1632530341; ISBN-13: 978-1632530349 Hardcover and Paperback: 176 pages Publisher: Franciscan Media Publication Date: July 17, 2015 Overview of The Pilgrim Travel with Empress Helena, mother of the emperor Constantine the Great, on a perilous journey through ancient Judea to Jerusalem. Abandoned by her husband, in danger because of her faith, but with an implacable will to do what God calls her to, Helena meets those who would help and harm her along the way. Miracles seem to follow this humble but determined woman as she wins many over to the faith, and changes lives forever—including her own. This unforgettable story is a vivid portrait of one of Christian history’s most important women. **Through August 3, 2015, get $5 off The Pilgrim at checkout when you purchase through the Franciscan Media Bookstore. Details and coupon code here. Free PDF sampler of The Pilgrim – Chapters 1-3 Raw Link: http://www.davisbunn.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/The-Pilgrim-Sampler-Chapters-1-3.pdf 25 copies up for grabs Wed, July 29 Davis Bunn is giving away 25 more copies of The Pilgrim…

The Ifs Return Book Review Tour – Review by LAWonder10!

The Rambunctious Ifs are Back! This is a fun, unique type of older Elementary age & Middle-school age  children. This Review Tour is presented by… About the Book Title: The Ifs Return | Author: J.D. Pooker | Illustrator: Frank Walls | Publication Date: May 17, 2015 | Publisher: Little Devil Books | Pages: 131 | Recommended Ages: 8 to 12 Summary: “Gage escaped.” These are the worst words Broden could hear from his big brother Landon—just one day after they battled alongside Slade’s Ifs and his army of forest beasts. Sure, the brothers had learned to work together to fight and capture the evil If Gage. But, now, Sladehas informed them that Gage has escaped! Fear and distrust have entered the boys’ world. Why should they help Slade if he can’t keep control ofhis prisoners? Will they be able to fight against a familiar foe? Plus, Landon has more news… “Gage has magic.” What kind of magic? Will he use it against them? As the boys are drawn into yet more adventure with the Ifs, they find out just how powerful, and dangerous, Gage’s magic can be. MY BOOK REVIEW: The brothers – Landon & Broden – thought they were…

THIS IS SIZZLING HOT!! Sizzling Summer $250. GIVEAWAY!(ends 8/16/15)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 27, 2015

WOO-HOO! Here is another Sizzling $250. Giveaway!! Be sure to enter on the Rafflecopter Below! Sizzling Summer $250 Cash Giveaway July 27th to August 16th An Awesome Group of Authors & Bloggers have joined with me to bring you 1 fabulous prize!! We’re giving away $250 in Paypal Cash! Sponsor List – Thanks to these great authors & bloggers for making this giveaway possible! I Am A Reader Ann Swann – Suspense and more Deanna Lynn Sletten, Author Suzi Love Krysten Lindsay Hager author The Page Unbound The Discerning Reader Unshelfish Raven Haired Girl Author Inger Iversen J.C. Whyte, author Glistering Bs Blog inspiredboosguide Lori’s Reading Corner The BookBarn Simple Wyrdings Stacy Claflin, Author Caroline Clemmons Diana’s Book Reviews Kelly’s Lucky You Katie’s Clean Book Collection Aubrey Wynne: Romantasy Through the Ages D.E. Haggerty author Rockin’ Book Reviews B. Kristin McMichael Chapter by Chapter Jenny S. Burke Julia E. Antoine Jennifer Faye, Romance Author Heather Gray, Author MagicalCoolCatMysteries Giveaway Details $250 in Paypal Cash (alternately the winner can choose a $250 Amazon.com Gift Code) Ends 8/16/15 Open only to those who can legally enter, receive and use money sent via Paypal. Winning Entry will be verified prior to prize being…

The Notorious Pagan Jones Blog Tour & GIVEAWAY + My Interview with the Author!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 26, 2015

This sounds like a wonderful, fun Novel! I will soon receive the opportunity to read/review it! This Book Tour is presented by…   About The Notorious Pagan Jones:  Pagan Jones went from America’s Sweetheart to fallen angel in one fateful night in 1960: the night she accidentally killed her family in a drunk driving accident. Nine months later, she’s stuck in the Lighthouse Reformatory for Wayward Girls and tortured by her guilt—not to mention the sadistic Miss Edwards, who takes special delight in humiliating the once-great Hollywood actress. But when Pagan’s Hollywood agent arrives at her reform school with a mysterious studio executive Devin Black, Pagan must decide if she can stay sober – while shooting a new comedy with award-winning director Bennie Wexler in war-torn Berlin just as the Wall is going up. All the while, her ex-boyfriend shows up in Berlin with his new wife – a Pagan Jones lookalike. Will she run into him? What will she say? Ultimately, Berlin is her chance at redemption: both personally and professionally. With a court-appointed guardian, her every move scrutinized, and her recovery still in question, can she pull herself together, rescue her co-star and re-win the hearts of the…

For Your Love by Beverly Jenkins – Book Review by LAWonder10
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 23, 2015

This is a book recommended to all adults. It is very inspiring. This book Tour was presented by…  Return to Henry Adams, Kansas–an unforgettable place anyone would want to call home. . . Mayor Trent July and his wife, Lily, are enjoying life as newlyweds and embracing the challenges and joys that come with being adoptive parents to two wonderful boys. But fatherhood has inevitably forced Trent to think about his own birth mother. Raised by his grandmother Tamar–and, in many ways, the good people of Henry Adams–Trent was blessed with a childhood full of love. But he can’t help wondering what happened to the scared teenage girl who gave birth to him. And questions that he’s never voiced are now begging to be answered: Who was she? Is she still alive? Why didn’t she want him? Trent has always believed that no good comes from dwelling on the past, especially when you have a loving family, a strong community, and folks who depend on you. But when the past comes to Henry Adams, Trent has no choice but to face it–and the woman who left him behind. The truth will shake his very being and everything he thought he…

Another Time for Love Review Tour & Giveaway with Review by Ridenthewave! ! (ends 7/24/15)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 21, 2015

Sweet Romances are great! Here is one YA and Adults can relax and enjoy!  This Review Tour is presented by Covenant Communications, Inc. SYNOPSIS: Salt Lake County, Present Day Sam Carroll is living life in the fast lane–sleek cars, nice clothes, and lovely ladies have replaced the gospel values he grew up with, and he’s going nowhere fast. But when a serious car accident brings his fun to a screeching halt, Sam is left comatose, aware only of his older brother reading aloud from the hundred-year-old journal of an LDS bishop, Moroni Chadester. As Sam drifts in and out of consciousness, the words begin to take root in his mind . . . Alpine, Utah, 1915 Standing on a dusty mountain road, Sam is bewildered. The cars are different. The clothes are different. Where and when is he? The answer comes from an impossible source: Bishop Moroni Chadester. Hurtled back in time by forces he can’t understand, Sam finds his memories of modern existence quickly fading as he becomes immersed in a new life and a romance with the town beauty, Laney Williams. But as the pair becomes entangled in a murder mystery, the thrill of courtship is replaced by…

ALCHEMY’S DAUGHTER Blog Tour, Guest Post, Giveaway, & My Review! (ends 8/8/15)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 21, 2015

Welcome to This Alchemy’s Daughter Book Tour! This is a wonderful, mostly “clean” (there are a few rough words) YA & Adult Novel. This Book Tour is Presented by…   Book Description: In medieval San Gimignano, Italy, daughters of merchants are expected to marry. But Santina Pietra cares only for Calandrino, a brilliant young scholar who is preoccupied with his ancient alchemical texts. Soon Santina meets Trotula, the village midwife, who might or might not be a “strega,” a witch. Trotula challenges her to forget Calandrino and become the woman she is meant to be. Some say she is a victim of the midwife’s spell, but Santina is determined to follow in Trotula’s footsteps even as calamities strike. MY REVIEW: This is a remarkably captivating tale of a young woman’s desire and determination to learn of Alchemy. Santina’s Tudor, Calandrino, was a young man who marveled at Santina’s interest and understanding of Alchemy as well as her other studies. Santina’s sisters were interested in marrying and homemaking skills. Although Santina learned these, her heart longed for greater learning and understanding. A discrepancy was discovered and Santina was forbidden to see the Tudor again and to forget learning Alchemy. She refused…

TWO HEARTS Blog Tour, Interview, Giveaway & My Review! (ends 8/8/15)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 20, 2015

This is a true Romantic’s Type of Story! This is what True Love is all about! This Blog Tour is presented by…   Book Description: Jaxon Tagget is a cattle-rancher’s son, born and raised on the Double T, just outside of Dillon, Montana. In love with his high-school sweetheart, Annie, Jaxon proposes on graduation night, presenting her with a wedding ring made from gold he mined himself. Annie accepts immediately, to the horror of her bitter, man-hating mother. Jaxon’s a wonderful husband, but the warnings of Annie’s mother linger in the young bride’s ears. And it doesn’t help that women continue to fall all over the markedly handsome Jaxon. Unaware of his wife’s persistent doubts, Jaxon is struggling with his own troubles when he finds out his dad is sorely in need of money to save the ranch. But hope glimmers gold when he rediscovers the old mine on the Double T. While Jaxon travels to verify the mine’s productivity, Annie grows increasingly suspicious. Is Jaxon’s absence what it seems, or does he have another, less faithful reason for his travels? When Annie sees a picture of the beautiful laboratory owner whom Jaxon is visiting, she’s sure the only gold…

The Kiss That Launched 1,000 Gifs Book Tour & Giveaway + Review by Ridenthewave!(ends 8/5/15)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 16, 2015

Talented Author, Sheralyn Pratt, has done it again!…Written a smash hit, “Clean Read” Novel!! This Tour is presented by…     The Kiss That Launched 1,000 Gifs by Sheralyn Pratt Each weekday from 2:00-4:00 p.m., Grace and Ashton cohost Battle of the Sexes, a radio program arguing the he-said/she-said issues of the day. Their fiery debates often have listeners wondering if there’s more to their relationship than just talk, even though Grace has been dating Phillip, Mr. Tall, Dark, and Perfect, since long before she ever met Ashton Miller. Yet when news comes that Battle of the Sexes is on the bubble for cancellation, Grace and Ashton need to step up their efforts to engage their audience to keep the show alive. When a charity organization approaches them and proposes that the two of them kiss for a fund raiser, Grace and Ash agree to kiss for a good cause. A kiss is just a kiss, right? Purchase your copy Amazon.com BOOK REVIEW by Ridenthewave: Let the verbal games begin! Introducing Grace and Ashton! They are the co-hosts of a very popular web radio broadcast known as “Battle of The Sexes!” Grace is a classy and beautiful Latino women who…

Worth Waiting For Book Tour & Review by Ridenthewave!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 16, 2015

  PLEASE JOIN US IN THIS BOOK TOUR OF A L.D.S. “GENTLE READ” STORY OF ROMANCE. THIS TOUR IS PRESENTED BY COVENANT COMMUNICATIONS Synopsis: Sophia thought she was over her broken heart, but the news that her roommate has eloped with Sophia’s ex-husband hits the nineteen-year-old like a ton of bricks. She knows she should be fine with the unexpected revelation—after all, her boyfriend, Luke, is incredible, but it would seem her heart is not as resilient as she thought. And as Luke prepares to leave for his European study abroad, Sophia’s feelings of fear and inadequacy threaten to overwhelm her. A summer with her family in Las Vegas gives Sophia the time she needs, but she still can’t shake the questions haunting her, the questions that continually threaten to put more than physical distance between Luke and her. Is she really ready to jump into a new relationship when the last one ended so painfully? Will her divorce always define her?  Is she the one with the problem? As she wistfully observes others’ love stories blossoming around her, Sophia must decide whether she’s prepared to take another chance on love. Luke’s return from Europe forces Sophia to confront the decision…

Dark Wine Waters by Fran Simone Book Tour, My Review, & GIVEAWAY ON THIS SITE(ends 7/29/15)!
Adult Books / July 15, 2015

THIS IS A STORY OF ONE WOMAN’S ACCOUNT OF HOW ALCOHOLISM AFFECTED HER LIFE. IT OFFERS INSIGHT ON “DOS & DON’TS ” IN ONE’S APPROACH OF THIS PROBLEM! This Book Tour is presented by the Fabulous DARK WINE WATERS BY FRAN SIMONE Publisher: Central Recovery Press (July 15, 2014) Category: Non-fiction, Memoir, Substance Abuse, Codependency ISBN:978-1-937612-64-1 Available in: Print & ebook, 224 Pages The dynamics of codependency are illuminated in this heartbreaking story of a marriage comprised by a husband’s addiction to alcohol. Through the eyes of love clouded by denial, Fran saw the danger signs but ignored them. Her husband, Terry, was accomplished, romantic, and good-natured. A newly divorced single par ent, Fran was ready for love. She recounts the joys and sorrows of their relationship, including Terry’s attempts to control his drinking, her attempts to control him, his death, and her subsequent recovery. Praise for Dark Wine Waters’ by Fran Simone: “Dark Wine Waters goes way beyond the plethora of recovery books. It is a beautifully written memoir, with its charming water motif throughout, and it so clearly offers everyone a way to continue, to be happy, despite whatever happens. In this, the author has handed all of…

PROMISE OF MERCY & PRICE OF VENGEANCE Blog Tour & Giveaway Continues! (Enter before 7/25/15!)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 14, 2015

 Kurt D. Springs didn’t disappoint me in this second book of his series! If any of you are Star Wars fans, you won’t want reading this series!  This is a continuation of a Book Tour presented by the AWESOME … Book Description for Promise of Mercy:  Deirdre watched as Marisa turned and looked at her. She was shocked when she saw the child in her enemy’s arms. The Gothowan woman turned away to shield the child. Deirdre saw the child’s face. The child was looking right at her. Her expression was more curious than frightened. Deirdre knew she could take the fugitive without touching the child. She reoriented her aim, and her finger began to tighten. It is twenty-five years after the events of Price of Vengeance. Deirdre and her sisters have returned to their home planet of Etrusci after completing their training with the Finnian Shock Forces. Their homecoming plans are disrupted when their mother, High Priestess Celinia, and other leaders of the clergy are taken hostage, and their father, Colonel Liam O’Connor, disappears. In their desperate search for their father, they discover that the Rebellion is secretly building weapons that could end civilization as they know it. Meanwhile,…

Stick in the Mud BLOG TOUR, Ridenthewave Review & a GIVEAWAY~ends 7/31/15.
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 9, 2015

Welcome to this Blog Tour, Review and Giveaway! This is such a fun book! If you want a relaxing, well written, “clean ” read, then be sure to read below and enter the Giveaway! This Book Tour/Giveaway is presented by… Blog Tour Schedule   Stick in the Mud Meets Spontaneity (Meet Your Match #3) by Rachael Anderson Home from college for the summer, Samantha Kinsey steps into her role as nanny for her two favorite little charges. But when she finds herself playing chauffeur more than playmate, her summer outlook quickly turns from fun to bleak. That is, until she drives the girls to a family-owned ranch and meets Colten McCoy—a genuine, hard-working cowboy, who’s as set in his ways as he is handsome. Although he claims he doesn’t need any fun in his life, Sam’s determined to help him find it. But she’ll soon discover that cowboys are about as easy to train as wild mustangs. Stick in the Mud Meets Spontaneity is about an adaptable girl and a not so adaptable guy. It’s about learning to accept people for who they are and realizing that sometimes who they are is exactly who they should be.  RIDENTHEWAVE REVIEWS Meet…

Clayton’s Honor By M.K. McClintock Book Tour!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 8, 2015

This exciting – yet “clean” saga continues With Clayton’s Honor! Please vread My Review and learn more of this delightful series! This Tour is presented by…     Clayton’s Honor  by MK McClintock On the windswept shores of Ireland, a British Agent must leave behind duty to country for the sake of his honor. Anne Doyle lost her father to a foolish war and her mother to madness. Left with debt and an ancient family home, she struggles to keep the rest of her family together even as an enemy attempts to take them away. After witnessing a brutal murder, Anne must enlist aid from the only family she has left if she is to save those she loves. Devon Clayton had no intentions of leaving behind his life of adventure and danger, but when he is charged with protecting a witness and her family, he must choose between duty to the country he serves and a woman who tests his honor and willingness to change. Together they will discover that nothing is what it seems and that without honor, love and life are for nothing. The British Agent Historical Romantic Mystery Series (stand-alone titles): Book One – Alaina Claiborne…

EXILE (Book 3 of Guy Erma) Blog Tour Schedule & Review!

Welcome to Guy Erma series Book 3-‘Exile’ Book Tour (But not the last!). If you haven’t read the Reviews for the two previous books, be sure to do it! Be sure to read My Review of Exile, now! I’d like to thank the presenter of this Tour..     Book Description for EXILE: Book 3: Guy Erma and the Son of Empire is a new three-part action adventure, set a long time ago on a planet far far away. ” Someone somewhere had decided Sas Darona plague could be used as a weapon.” “They called them poison pills, and in some cases the glass eco-systems containing six venomous flies were displayed as part of contemporary interior decor. Strange!” Karl Valvanchi mused, “When you consider the insects are practically unstoppable and breed exponentially into great clouds of death. These plague weapons went beyond deadly. They were planet-killers.” 13-year-old Teodor has found a way to escape from kidnap, how long before he is safely home? 13-year-old Guy Erma has run away from everything he has even known and no longer knows what the future holds. Their adventure has forged an unexpected friendship, but do they really trust each other? Dare they share…

Price of Vengeance by Kurt D. Springs Tour and GIVEAWAY(ends 7/24/15)! – Review by Raineereviews!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 7, 2015

Welcome to the First Portion of the Promise of Mercy by Kurt D. Springs Book Tour! I was privileged in 2014 to read/review this fast-paced Sci-FY adventure. Now Raineereviews will have the privilege of offering her insight to this first book of Kurt Springs’ series! I am anxious to find out what her “take” on this book is. I am excitedly reading the next book…so stay tuned for my review next week! This fabulous Tour is presented by..  Book Description for Price of Vengeance:  “Liam! What have you done?” Marcus demanded. “You know our teachings on revenge,” Suddenly, irrationally angry, Liam straightened. “How can you defend him after what he did? To you, to Mom, to my birth parents, to everyone we cared about?” With a howl of despair and emotional agony, Liam dashed forward, through the shade of his father, blindly running into the sewers. What is the Price of Vengeance? One could understand why Liam was angry. He was orphaned at the age of two by a group of giant carnivorous insects called the chitin. Adopted by High Councilor Marcus and his wife, Lidia, Liam was raised with their older son, Randolf in New Olympia, the last remaining…

“CHECK OUT” THIS AMAZING AUTHOR OF ‘ZEPHYR’ (AN EXCITING NEW SERIES) THIS WILL ASTOUND YOU!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 5, 2015

 I AM HEARING ONLY GOOD REVIEWS FOR THIS NEW FANTASY/SCI-FY SERIES! IF IT ENTERTAINS SABRINA AND PASSES HER SCRUTINY, IT MUST BE REALLY GOOD! Don’t just take our word for it, view the trailer and go to the links listed below! STOP BACK BY IN A FEW DAYS FOR RAINEEREVIEWS’ “TAKE” ON THIS BOOK. I AM EAGER TO READ THIS AS WELL! The second book is being read by Sabrina at this time and will soon be posted!  Synopsis: The novel begins with the series prologue. During an ancient time long forgotten by history, rulers of the universe known as “gods”, mated with humans in several worlds. Their children, demi­gods capable of transporting themselves to different universes, possessed paranormal abilities. A select group of them, ‘Chaos’, believed all full­-blooded humans were inferior and their sole purpose, ‘serve the demi­gods’. A war ensued and considerable sacrifices beset both the demi­gods and the humans. So as to end the war the gods intervened. They took away Chaos’ paranormal abilities and transformed them into powerful crystals. Recognizing peace may not last forever, before returning to the heavens the gods scattered the ancient crystals across the universe, and entrusted four of their unborn children…

ENTER HERE! JUST COULDN’T PUT IT DOWN JULY BLOG HOP! (ends 7/18/15)

WHOO-HOO! I LOVE THESE HOPS! THEY NOT ONLY GIVE ALL US READERS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO WIN FREE BOOKS, GIFT CARDS, ETC. BUT IT ALSO GIVES SO MANY GREAT AUTHORS A CHANCE TO GET THEIR BOOKS VIEWED! I DO WANT TO ESPECIALLY THANK STUCK IN BOOKS FOR PRESENTING THIS BLOG HOP OPPORTUNITY TO US.  ….CONGRATS TO THE PRINT COPY WINNER…SAMANTHA L. & TO THE INTERNATIONAL E-BOOK WINNER…GABY I.!  BELOW ARE FOUR GREAT AUTHORS OFFERING FOUR GREAT BOOKS ALL FOUR WILL BE WON BY THE LUCKY U.S./CAN WINNER AND THREE WILL BE WON IN E-BOOK BY AN INTERNATIONAL WINNER! …BEGINNING WITH…ZEPHYR! SYNOPSIS: Seventeen years ago, in the island village of Dentro, lived a large and powerful demon. With just a howl, mountains were obliterated. With the help of an outsider, the chief of Dentro destroyed the demon and sealed its dark power within three powerful ancient weapons: a spear, a shield, and a sword. After leaving the unwelcoming village, the man who had helped destroy the demon took the sword in an effort to keep the village and its people safe. Months later, a villager bore the son of the outsider. Carrying the child of a stranger was in violation of…

BUBBLES BIG STINK IN FROG POND by BEN WOODARD – Book Review by LAWonder10!
Children's Books / July 2, 2015

About the Book Title: Bubbles: Big Stink in Frog Pond  | Author: Ben Woodard | Illustrator: Fran Riddell | Publication Date:June 15, 2015 | Publisher: Miller-Martin Press | Pages: 32 | Recommended Ages: 3 to 7 Book Description: Bubbles is causing a stink. And the other frogs are not happy. They tell him to stop bubbling the water or he’ll have to leave Frog Pond. But he can’t help it. He’s been bubbling since he was a little tadpole. Will Bubbles have to leave Frog Pond? Where will he go? And what happens when danger comes? Find out in this fun picture book about friendship and self-respect for preschoolers and all ages. My REVIEW: Bubbles had a definite problem…one his friends were tired of dealing with! Bubbles was ostracized for a short while from his friends until he was able to “save the day”! This is a cute tale certain to entertain some young toddlers and pre-school age children. I hesitate in encouraging the intensity of the subject matter, yet it is something that does happen. The water color illustrations by Fran Riddle are done simply but colorful. * This book was sent to me for an honest review, of…

‘Ignited’ by Laurie Wetzel – Book Review by LAWonder10
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 2, 2015

SOON TO BE RELEASED! BOOK TWO OF THE ‘UNCLAIMED’ SERIES! (PROJECTED FOR AUGUST…STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER UPDATED INFO!) After surviving an attack from a demon that killed her friend, Maddy Page thought the worst was over. It’s not. Word is spreading through the supernatural world about Maddy, the mortal girl with rare gifts. Some want to use her powers; others want to destroy her. One wants to protect her—her boyfriend, an angel named MJ. MJ knows that the demon that attacked Maddy was sent to collect her by someone very powerful. Someone he has tried and failed to stop before. MJ can’t beat him, but he will do whatever it takes to keep Maddy safe, even if it means turning his back on his own kind. MY REVIEW: Ignited is the continuation of Laurie Wetzel’s exciting book ‘Unclaimed’ The dilemma between MJ and Maddy continues. Will they be able to work it out before it is too late Mattie’s Popularity continues to grow – to her dismay – and it is not all a positive thing! What will become of Maddy?  Her survival is critical! Will she receive the help she needs in time? Will she learn to use her…

IT’S HOP TIME AGAIN! FREEDOM TO READ GIVEAWAY HOP! (ENDS 7/9/15)

IN A TIME WHEN SO MANY ARE LOSING THEIR FREEDOMS. IT IS GREAT TO HAVE THE FREEDOM TO READ WHATEVER WE CHOOSE & AUTHORS CAN PUBLISH THEIR OWN VIEWS AND STORIES! (Another Hop will Follow in a couple of days!) THIS SITE WILL BE GIVING AWAY FOUR GREAT BOOKS TO ONE LUCKY WINNER! (SORRY…U.S/CAN ONLY) BE SURE TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY AT THE END OF THIS POSTING. Congrats to the Winner – Judy C! THIS GIVEAWAY HOP IS PRESENTED BY BOOKHOUNDS & I AM A READER, NOT A WRITER. SOMEBODY TO LOVE by SHERYL BROWNE Sigh with contentment, scream with frustration. At times you will weep. After that idiot of a husband ran off with that broomstick of a girl, single-mom Donna thinks there’s no sunshine in her future. What she needs now is a hunk of a guy who loves her and her three-legged dog with no complications. Solution? Call the police. Mark is a single dad with two big worries – protect and serve, and his autistic son Karl. Desperately he wants someone who’ll love him and his son without question and with no complications. He’s been hurt before and Karl needs stability – not short dates. So…

The Wolf Border Book Tour Spotlight By TLC Book Tours.
Adult Books / July 1, 2015

About The Wolf Border by Sarah Hall • Hardcover: 448 pages • Publisher: Harper (June 9, 2015) The award-winning author of The Electric Michelangelo returns with her first novel in nearly six years, a literary masterpiece about the reintroduction of wild wolves into the United Kingdom. She hears them howling along the buffer zone, a long harmonic. One leading, then many. At night there is no need to imagine, no need to dream. They reign outside the mind. Rachel Caine is a zoologist working in Nez Perce, Idaho, as part of a wolf recovery project. She spends her days, and often nights, tracking the every move of a wild wolf pack—their size, their behavior, their howl patterns. It is a fairly solitary existence, but Rachel is content. When she receives a call from the wealthy and mysterious Earl of Annerdale, who is interested in reintroducing the grey wolf to Northern England, Rachel agrees to a meeting. She is certain she wants no part of this project, but the Earl’s estate is close to the village where Rachel grew up, and where her aging mother now lives in a care facility. It has been far too long since Rachel has gone…

ZION’S CALL Blog Tour & GIVEAWAY!(ends 7/20/15)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / July 1, 2015

THIS IS THE BEGINNING OF WHAT IS PERCEIVED TO BE A GREAT NEW SERIES! BE SURE TO READ THE REVIEW BY RIDENTHEWAVE REVIEWS!  This Book Tour is presented by … Zion’s Call by Jeremy Maughan 1830’s LDS Historical Fiction Howard Egan has left his life at sea to try his hand at the new america. A dream of owning land and a better life for himself. More than anything he wants to find a woman to spend this new life together. To his surprise he finds her on his first day on shore. He just didn’t expect her to be so beautiful or to be so harsh. Thrown into the middle of a political firestorm between a Mormon missionary and local business men. Tasked with being the Mormon’s Bodyguard Howard has to find a way to secure his love, fulfill his duty and keep himself and the Mormon alive. Ridenthewave Reviews: Howard Egan had only known life on a ship for the past decade. He finds himself for the first time in his life wanting to stay on land and not sail the oceans. While on shore he meets the beautiful and sassy Tamson. Throughout this story you will find…