Hopping for Giveaways! Fool For Books Giveaway Hop! (U.S./Can., Only) (ends 4/7/16)

Aren’t Hops Wonderful!?! Since this is my Wedding Anniversary, I am adding a $10. Amazon Gift Card to these awesome book Giveaways!! (It is no April Fools joke!) ONE Lucky U.S. Winner will receive them all! Just enter the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this posting before “Hopping” over for the chance to Win other great prizes!! This first entry is a children’s story book addressing the problem of “bullies”.  Nicholas and the Wild Ones by Niki Daly Hardcover, 32 pages Published January 7th 2016 by Frances Lincoln Children’s Bks How do you deal with a bunch of “wild ones” on your first day at school? Nicholas is faced with a gang of bullies including big Charlie, mean Jake, Wedgie Reggie and, worst of all, their girl leader, Cindy Crocker. But through a combination of artistic talent and inventiveness Nicholas eventually wins the admiration of the wild ones and makes a surprising new friend. A great picture story book about bullying, problem-solving and friendship from multi award-winning author-illustrator Niki Daly. (less) Niki Daly per Brightstar Bedtime Stories: Niki Daly is a South African author-illustrator whose picture books celebrate the imaginative powers of children and their magnificent everyday lives. Daly first became involved…

Lucky Me by Saba Kapur Book Review Tour – Book Review by LAWonder10!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 31, 2016

This is a Hilarious YA book that is a very fun read which is hard to put down once one starts reading it. This is one many guys will be entertained reading, also. However, beware there are a few words of profanity in it. This Review Blog Tour is presented by PR by the Book. ABOUT THE BOOK For eighteen year old Gia Winters, having a movie star for a father, a former Playboy bunny as a mother, a Hollywood mansion, and a closet stocked with Chanel is simply another day in the life. But her world is turned upside down when her father mysteriously hires a group of bodyguards to trail the family 24/7 and threatening phone calls from a “Dr. D” start buzzing daily. When Gia scores the coveted role of Miss Golden Globe, she is forced to strike a deal with her bodyguard, Jack, who is almost as arrogant as he is attractive. Juggling Gia’s romantic failures, fashion faux pas, and celebrity obsessions, the duo investigate a series of clues with the help of a police cadet, who has a special set of skills and an even better set of dimples. But with the Golden Globes just around the…

Cover Reveal: Polaris by Beth Bowland with Giveaway! (ends 4/7/16)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 31, 2016

 This sounds like another great read! Welcome to the cover reveal for Polaris by Beth Bowland presented by Tantrum Books! Be sure to enter the giveaway found at the end of the post! Be on the look out for this fun upcoming MG title from Tantrum Books! Bixie, Montana is in the middle of nowhere, not connected to any place, and not needed to get to any destination. But one snowy evening, a lone visitor walking down an old country road changes thirteen-year-old Aaron Martin’s life forever. Aaron thinks he’s being a Good Samaritan by inviting the nearly-frozen visitor into his home, but he’s unwittingly initiated “The Game.” A group of Elders, known as the Council of the Legend, come together from time to time to enjoy a rousing event they playfully call “The Game.” Now, Aaron’s town is the playing board and he and his fellow townspeople are the players. The rules are simple. Win. Because if Aaron loses, he won’t just lose his family. He’ll lose his very identity. Polaris by Beth Bowland Publication Date: August 16, 2016 Publisher: Tantrum Books Available for Pre-Order: Google Play | BAM | Chapters | Amazon | B&N | Kobo | TBD…

More GIVEAWAYS! Spread Some Indie Love Blog Hop, 2016! (ends 4/7/16)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 30, 2016

There are so many outstanding Indie Authors! I have two Print copy books by Indie authors to Giveaway to One Lucky U.S./Can. Winner or an e-copy of each for an International Winner! Just enter the Rafflecopter at the end of this posting. This first book is a “tear-jerker” by a dedicated golfer. A Long Walk with Sally. It’s more than a book about golfing in the British Isles. It’s also a moving story of a father’s search for peace after his daughter was killed in an auto crash. David Clark’s walk began as he sat on a curb at 4:30 a.m. looking at the car his daughter and niece had been riding in…  A parent’s worst fear and most unimaginable horror began on April 4, 2004. As his world was torn further apart, David’s only wish was to escape–to walk away–but how could he? How would he ever find the peace he so desperately needed? On a golf course in Ireland, the answer came. Thus began a ten-year quest, taking David to 290 courses throughout the British Isles. A Long Walk with Sally will touch golfers, parents, and anyone who has faced the loss of a child. David’s story is a…

$25 GC GIVEAWAY & Book Blast for Lisa Marie Schinski’s Children’s Books! (Ends 4/11/16)
Uncategorized / March 30, 2016

BeachBoundBooks is pleased to be coordinating a Book Blast for two charming books by Lisa Marie Schinski, That’th what I thaid! & The Sore Prickly Bear. The blast will run March 28-30, 2016.  Title: The Sore Prickly Bear  Author: Lisa Marie Schinski Genre: Children’s Picture Book  |  Number of Pages: 30 Summary: Fuzzy has a very bad day that keeps getting worse. He is faced with many challenges and doesn’t understand why these things are happening to him. Everyone has had a bad day, week, month or even years. He will make you laugh because everyone can relate to Fuzzy in some way. Things always have a way of working out in the end and sometimes even better than it was before! Amazon ~ Barnes and Noble Title: That’th what I thaid!: R’s and S’s  Author: Lisa Marie Schinski Illustrator: Lauren Panco Genre: Children’s Picture Book  |  Number of Pages: 32 Summary: Stitchie is a happy bunny that is having a hard time saying her R’s and S’s. She thinks her friends are making fun of her but they just laugh because they think it sounds funny. They love Stitchie, and in the end, Stitchie practices and meets the best…

The Passage, A Dance, & A Little White Dress Book Blitz & GIVEAWAY! (ends 4/11/16)
Uncategorized / March 30, 2016

      This really sounds like a great book! I am anxious to read it! Be sure to read about it then enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting!  Check out the promo tour for the second book in Kristin D. Van Risseghem’s YA fantasy series.  Series: Enlighten #2 Release date: April 13th 2016 Publisher: Kasian Publishing Purchase: Amazon Synopsis via Goodreads: It’s been a week since 17-year old Zoe Jabril found out her best friend is a Guardian Angel, her boyfriend is a Nephilim, and a fellow classmate is a Fairy. What makes Zoe so special? She’s destined to unify Enlightens to battle evil—that is, if Demons don’t kill her first.   With ‘Project: Enlightens Unite’ underway, Zoe learns the history of the area wolf pack and realizes she’s in a race against time to get her newly discovered talents under control. Despite struggling to fight a mysterious attraction to her new neighbor, rescue her boyfriend from Demons, and travel into Fairyland to convince the Summer King to join the fight, Zoe must still attend high school classes so her nosy parents don’t suspect anything is out of the ordinary before Demons can mount another attack….

Blog Tour & Awesome $25. GC & FREE Book Copy Giveaway for the Silent Sting! (ends 4/7/16)
Uncategorized / March 29, 2016

This is an awesome, clean read for YA and Adults alike! Be sure to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting to Win  a $25. GC AND your OWN FREE copy of Silent Sting!                 Silent Sting by Clair M. Poulson Catastrophe is looming over the Central Valley of California. The honeybees, vital to the economy of this agricultural epicenter, are dying at an unprecedented rate. The U.S. government is desperate for answers, and researchers at the University of California–Riverside are tasked with providing them. But when the professors assigned to the investigation seem to be systemat Catastrophe is looming over the Central Valley of California. The honeybees, vital to the economy of this agricultural epicenter, are dying at an unprecedented rate. The U.S. government is desperate for answers, and researchers at the University of California–Riverside are tasked with providing them. But when the professors assigned to the investigation seem to be systematically dying under mysterious circumstances, it becomes clear that there is something sinister at play. Following the murders of her mentors, it’s up to entomology student Tiana Lambrose to move forward with the research. Special Agent Stu Whiteleather, part…

Grand Finale Blitz & Giveaway for Her Summer Crush by Linda Hope Lee ! (ends 4/1/16)
Uncategorized / March 27, 2016

You’ve experienced the book…sort of…now is the Grand Finale’ opportunity! On Tour with Prism Book Tours. Launching the Book Tour for Her Summer Crush By Linda Hope Lee We hope you enjoyed the reviews and excerpts shared during the tour! If you missed any of them, go back and check them out now… Launch – Introduction to Her Summer Crush After I finished Eva’s Deadline, I kept thinking about Luci and Cody. Did she get over her crush? Did Cody get to follow his dream? What happened to these two people? Soon I was playing the “what if?” game and writing Her Summer Crush Bookworm Lisa – Excerpt “CODY JARVIS! What’s he doing here?” Luci Monroe stared at the man who’d just stepped out the back door of her parents’ home. Singing Librarian Books – Excerpt The ocean sparkled under a sun about to slip below the horizon, and the waves made a soft shushing sound as they rolled onto the shore. If only she could escape there now. When something upsetting happened, a walk on the beach always helped to calm her. Cody’s unexpected appearance was certainly one of those times. As soon as the party was over… Bookworm…

NEW BLITZ & Giveaway for Harlequin Heartwarming! Enter with the Rafflecopter at the en of this post!(3/29-4/4)
Uncategorized / March 27, 2016

THIS SOUNDS GREAT!! On tour with Prism Book Tours.  We’re thrilled about Harlequin Heartwarming books being available in select local US Walmarts! Find out if they’re at a Walmart by you here. Here’s what some Harlequin Heartwarming authors had to say: “I am so excited that Heartwarming books are now available at Walmart, so some lucky girl can go visit her aunt and possibly stumble across one of MY books and fall in love!” — Amy Vastine “I was thrilled to find a home in the Heartwarming line. Writing these sweet romances that emphasizes the emotional adventure of falling in love feels almost like a calling and now, that dream I thought I’d achieved has now grown. The Heartwarming line is now available in select Walmarts!” — Anna J. Stewart “I’m thrilled that I’ll get to add more Heartwarming books to my bookshelves now that Heartwarming paperbacks will be available at Wal-Mart. A Heartwarming story will be within reach no matter if I pick up my Kindle or a paperback… there’s nothing better than that.” — Cari Lynn Webb “Real books printed on paper that you can hold in your hand and smell and flip through the pages.” — Carol…

AN OUTSTANDING ‘COME UNTO ME’ FILM BY JOHN LYDE! FILM REVIEWS BY LAWONDER10 & RAINEEREVIEWS!
Uncategorized / March 25, 2016

ATTENTION ALL CHRISTIANS! THIS SHORT FILM IS A MUST! IT IS DIFFERENT FROM ANY OTHER “COME UNTO ME” YOU HAVE EVER VIEWED! Also entertaining for non-Christians. Come Unto Me A John Lyde Film On the run from Roman soldiers, young Samuel and Mary do whatever it takes to survive. But when a kind woman introduces them to her son, it forever changes the children’s lives MY REVIEW: THIS WAS SUCH AN AWESOM, TOUCHING FILM! IT WAS A HALF KOUR MORE THAN WELL-SPENT! ROMAN SOLDIIERS SEARCH FOR TWO YOUNG KIDS WHILE MORE IMPORTANT INDIVIDALS SEARCH FOR WAYS TO HELP THE CHILDREN TO GROW TO BECOME WORTHWHILE CITIZENS. IT IS THE BEGINNING OF THE END THEN TO THE BEGINNING!(CONTEMPLATE THE MEANING OF THAT LAST STATEMENT!) THE ACTING OF EACH CHARACTER INVOLVED WAS OUTSTANDING! THE BACKGROUND WAS GENUINE AND VERY BREATHTAKING. THE ONLY BRIEF PROBLEM AT THE VERY BEGINNING IS WHEN TH HIDING PLACE WAS UNAVOIDABLY RIGHT NEXT TO THE SOLDIERS PASSING BY THEM. THERE IS NO WAY THEY WOULD NOT HAVE BEEN SEEN. OTHER THAN THAT, IT WAS EXCELLENT! THIS FILM WAS SENT TO US IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW, OF WHICH WE HAVE GIVEN. I  OFFER A STRONG FOUR AND A…

Hoppy Easter Extravaganza Blog Hop and Giveaway!!(March 25-April 2)
Uncategorized / March 24, 2016

Enter GIVEAWAY below for you chance to win Print Copies (US/Canada Only) of some really fabulous books!!!                The First Book is a delightful book that middle schoolers will love! Something Stinks by Gail Hedrick Dead fish are washing ashore on the Higdon River, and seventh grader Emily Sanders decides to find out why. Mocked by fellow students and abandoned by her best friend, Emily investigates farms, a golf course, and local factories. Gradually she persuades friends to help her test the waters. Their investigations lead them into trouble with the law and confrontation with the town’s most powerful citizen. Can a handful of determined seventh graders find out the true source of the stink in the Higdon River? Author Bio Gail Hedrick, middle-grade fiction author, freelance writer, editor, proofreader, voiceover artist, and former teacher in the physical education field, reads the sports section everyday, loving the stories behind the scores. Spurred to write herself, after her first piece sold, she was hooked. With subjects ranging from how-to’s and fitness, to etiquette and mysteries, she is read by kids and teens everywhere. Gail holds a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education, minor in Speech…

Her Summer Crush Spotlight, Excerpt & Giveaway! (ends 4/1/16)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 24, 2016

Her Summer Crush sounds like a great read! Be sure to enter the Rafflecopter Giveaway at he end of this post. On Tour with Prism Book Tours. Her Summer Crush by Linda Hope Lee Adult Contemporary Romance Mass Market Paperback & ebook, 368 Pages March 1st 2016 by Harlequin Heartwarming She’s over her crush…isn’t she? Luci Monroe is on top of the world. She’s just graduated from journalism school and she’s already landed her dream job in PR. Then Cody Jarvis saunters into her office. Nothing like finding out that your teenage crush, now a gorgeous, globe-trotting, freelance photographer, is going to be your staffer for the summer. Never mind. They’re both professionals. And she’s over him. Kind of. Anyway, he’s not interested. Cody is always waiting to disappear on his next assignment, and Luci needs someone stable. Someone who wants to build a life right here in Willow Beach… Excerpt: CHAPTER ONE, Part 4 CODY HEATED A mug of leftover coffee in the microwave and carried it to the table where his computer sat. His apartment—the detached garage on his mother’s property—was the perfect quiet spot for reviewing photos. The living, dining and kitchen areas were one big room….

By The Stars Book Review Tour !

…by the Stars is a book men and women will equally enjoy reading. It is fraught with battle, awkwardness of youth, the different thoughts of boys vs girls. The best part of it is that it was based on actual events. Be sure to read my review.   About the book: When Cal finally gets a chance with Kate, the girl he’s loved since grade school, their easy friendship quickly blossoms into a meaningful romance. But the WWII draft calls him to the war in the Pacific, and with his small chance of return, Cal prepares to part from Kate for good. Inspired by a true story, “By the Stars” shows that love, faith, and perseverance can overcome any obs By the Stars links: Amazon Goodreads Barnes & Noble Deseret Book MY REVIEW: …BY THE STARS begins with the story of a young boy welcoming a new girl to the town they both now live in . Before he even gets the chance to know this In his senior year, Cal finally got his chance to ask her to the Prom…she had just broken up with her boyfriend!…Well, almost…until a delivery of flowers arrived from another guy asking her out…

Playing Defense Tour Spotlight!
Uncategorized , Young Adult Books / March 22, 2016

          Tour Presented by       This looks like a really Great Series… Take a Look!!! Book Title: Playing Defense (Corrigan Falls Raiders, #2) Author: Cate Cameron Release Date: March. 14, 2016 Genre: YA Contemporary Romance Find Playing for Defense on the  Goodreads link below: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25447694-playing-defense Playing Defense (Corrigan Falls Raiders #2): Amazon | B&N | iBooks |Kobo | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca | Entangled Publishing Disclaimer: This Entangled Teen Crush book contains adult language, swoon-worthy kisses, and sexy hockey players. It may cause you to watch a hockey game…or ten. Sixteen-year-old Claudia Waring has never kissed a boy. Never been popular. Never been to a hockey game. All that’s about to change. Assigned to tutor Chris Winslow, a prank-loving, gorgeous hockey player, Claudia’s perfectly planned life immediately veers off course. And she kind of likes it. But as fun as Chris is, she knows she’ll never fit in his world. After his latest prank lands him in hot water, Chris has to get serious about school or lose hockey. Not an easy thing for someone as carefree as the defenseman. The biggest problem, though, is how much he wants to help his cute, buttoned-up tutor…

Win a $25. Gift Card + a Copy of Secret’s of a King’s Daughter in this Blog Tour & Giveaway! (ends 3/25/16)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 21, 2016

This is a very entertaining fictitious account of the Book of Mormon’s King Lamoni’s daughter Ammon refused to accept as his wife. L.D.S. reader’s will understand the story better but it is very entertaining to read regardless of which – if any – religious affiliation you are! Be sure to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting for the $25. Gift Card and your own FREE Copy of the Book! This Book Tour/Giveaway is presented by Covenant Communications. It was a relationship designed to unite not two young people in love, but two powerful kingdoms. And for Princess Karlinah, eldest daughter of King Lamoni, her marriage to the haughty heir to the throne of Jersusalem has led to a life of fear and abuse. There seems to be no escape–until her husband is murdered and Karlinah is unexpectedly free to return to her father’s kingdom. She can begin again–but no one can ever know of the part she played in the prince’s demise . . . Karlinah’s relief is short-lived, for upon her return to the land of Ishmael, she is once again swept into her father’s plans for a politically powerful marriage. Then the arrival of a…

In the Hope of Memories Blitz & International Giveaway! (ends 4/1/16)
Young Adult Books / March 21, 2016

Welcome to this awesome Book Blitz Tour & International Giveaway! In the Hope of Memories by Olivia Rivers Publication date: March 21st 2016 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult Hope is dying. Hope Jackson has lived her short life to the fullest, but her four closest friends are dangling on the brink of disaster. Right before dying of a rare heart condition, Hope sets up a scavenger hunt across New York City using her graffiti art. The directions she leaves her friends are simple: Solve the clues hidden in her art, and they’ll solve the problems haunting their lives. Hope is dead. Two days after her heart fails, Hope’s friends are thrown together: Aiden, her best friend, whose plans to attend college have been scattered by his OCD. Kali, her foster sister, whose last ties to sanity are as razor-thin as her anorexic waistline. Erik, her high school crush, whose success as an athlete is based on a lie with no end in sight. And Sam, her online pen-pal, whose perfect life exploded into chaos in the aftermath of a school bombing. Together, the four teens take to the streets of New York to complete Hope’s scavenger hunt and fulfill her dying…

Cover Reveal & Giveaway Tour for Under My Skin by Laura Diamond! (ends 4/1/16)

There are so many wonderful authors with so many wonderful books! Cover Reveal: Under My Skin by Laura Diamond with Giveaway Welcome to the cover reveal for Under My Skin by Laura Diamond presented by Swoon Romance! Be sure to enter the giveaway found at the end of the post! Bookish Brit Adam Gibson is one wonky heartbeat away from a fatal arrhythmia. But staying alive requires Adam to become keenly focused on both his pulse and the many different daily medications he must take in exactly the right dosages. Adam’s torn between wanting to live and knowing that someone else must die in order for him to do so. He needs a new heart. The pressure is getting to him. Adam stops talking to his friends back home, refuses to meet kids at his new school, and shuts his parents out entirely. His days are spent wondering if can cope with having a dead man’s heart beating inside his chest, or if he should surrender to the thoughts of suicide swirling around in his head. And then a donor is found… Outspoken artist Darby Fox rarely lets anything stand in her way of achieving her goals . Whether it’s…

Need some CASH? Try your “IRISH LUCK” by Entering CASH GIVEAWAY HOP below!(ends 3/31/16)

You all know by now, “I Love Blog Hops!” This is an International Giveaway Hop for ONE Winner to Win $250. in Cash through PayPal or a Gift Card through Amazon! Luck of the Irish $250 Giveaway March 17th to 31st $250 Amazon.com Gift Code or $250 in Paypal Cash Giveaway Details $250 in Paypal Cash or a $250 Amazon.com eGift Card Ends 3/31/16 Open only to those who can legally enter, receive and use money sent via Paypal. Winning Entry will be verified prior to prize being awarded. No purchase necessary. You must be 18 or older to enter or have your parent enter for you. The winner will be chosen by rafflecopter and announced here as well as emailed and will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook, Twitter, Rafflecopter or any other entity unless otherwise specified. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Giveaway was organized by Kathy from I Am A Reader and sponsored by the authors, bloggers and publishers on the sponsor list. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. a Rafflecopter giveaway Thanks to this Awesome Group of…

Dreadlands Wolf Moon Blog Tour (March 15-21) and $50 Gift Card Giveaway!!!
Uncategorized / March 15, 2016

Hold on tight for an exciting adventure that will keep you hooked from the very first chapter…. Dreadland Wolf Moon!!! Dreadlands: Wolf Moon by Jaimie Engle GENRE: YA FANTASY/NORSE FOLKLORE Preorders available now! http://tinyurl.com/gvxdpt3 With a grandmother who is unnatural, an anxious mother, and a missing father, Arud’s family tree is rooted in secrets. Leif Erikson abandoned the settlement in Labrador, Canada, when the ferine attacked and murdered his small crew. A band of families stayed behind to rebuild. Now, the Wolf Moon approaches, a single night when the ferine’s binds to the Dreadlands are broken, freeing them to hunt. But when one appears beneath Arud’s window, his mother rushes him off, urging him to take care of his sister whose sickness grows worse. His world is shaken and family deceptions unravel, when Arud learns his sister may be the key in a century old prophecy. The stakes are raised, and getting safely to the city in the sea becomes more than a quest. It becomes survival.   Rainee Reviews This book intrigued me from the start. From the cover that shows a wolf like face with glowing golden eyes through the dark wooded forest to the first page as I began…

Enter the Outstanding giveaway for authors and readers..BOOKGRABBR Spotlight Tour!! (Ends 4/15/16)

This sounds like a really great opportunity for Authors AND Readers, alike!! Be sure to enter the Giveaway at the bottom of this post!!  ​BookGrabbr: A great way for readers to discover new books and an innovative marketing tool for authors.   ​For Readers: BookGrabbr is a social media-marketing tool that allows authors to share both full books and previews of their books with readers. Readers, you can have access to these books by signing in through Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn and using their ability to share as a form of currency. The “Share” is the payment! Share the book, and it will allow you to read it. Just click the “Grabb this book” button next to the book and our system will prompt you to share in exchange for reading! BookGrabbr contains books of many genres, so visit today, “grabb” a book that catches your eye and start reading! For Authors and Publishers: Through their unique marketing tool and platform, BookGrabbr helps authors connect to readers that they wouldn’t generally be able to connect to through their friends and their friend’s friends. The noise in the marketplace is deafening, and at times can be a bit overwhelming for authors trying to promote their books. BookGrabbr created…

Love at First Note Blog Tour & $25. GC PLUS FREE Copy of Book GIVEAWAY! (ends 3/17/16)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 15, 2016

Join us in this fun Review Tour and Giveaway! Emma Hill was practically born with a violin in her hands. She lives for the life of the piece, for each song’s story, for the perfect stillness after the endnotes when the vibrations of sound are still humming through her body. If only her love life were that harmonic. But she knew her chances at love would take a hit when she decided to leave her prestigious concertmaster position in the Cleveland Orchestra and move back home to Asheville, North Carolina. She justifies her actions with the fact that being concertmaster for the Asheville Symphony is better than no dates and no job. But when Emma’s world collides with piano-playing YouTube sensation Elliott Hart, she finds herself falling for the way he plucks at her heartstrings. Despite a, ahem, not-so-good first impression, the two soon develop the beginnings of a rhythmic relationship. But when Elliott insists they can’t be together, it’s up to Emma to strike up a little romance. Will she be able to bring their two worlds into harmony, or will she only manage to get herself in trouble?             MY REVIEW: Emma was…

Lucky Leprechaun Blog Hop ( March 15- March 22)

  THIS IS AN INTERNATIONAL GIVEAWAY! PRINT COPIES FOR U.S./Ca & E-COPIES INTERNATIONALLY! I LOVE HOPS!  IN THIS HOP I AM OFFERING TWO WONDERFUL CHILDREN’S BOOKS AND ONE $10. GIFT CARD FROM AMAZON!     This first book is a fun Tongue Twister for ages 7 to 13 years old. So J here’s our enchanting book of imaginative folly – filled with oh-so-fanciful phrases, whimsical sentences and rhythmic jaunts, each with its own Madeline-esque illustration. Tongue twisters are an innocent challenge and enjoyable at any age, yet also a fun and independently gratifying reading tool for children to learn word structure, word sound and word retention through repetition – for hours of stand-alone fun! They are like that “one” new song that amusingly gets stuck in your head and that you can always return back to when your bored, when you need to occupy your children or yourself in traffic, long lines or for those daydreamy moments throughout the day – conjuring up laughter and lightness. Join a porcupine, fairies and a cartwheeling kitten on this tongue twistering reading adventure! Can you say this the fastest?! – “Willow wound the winding windmill real well.” The Author received an opportunity to…

The Rise of Genesis Book Blitz and Giveaway tour!!
Uncategorized / March 14, 2016

 You will love this Exciting new YA Fantacy Series!!!A new fantasy series from the Young Adult Author M.R. Merrick!   In a world where being Supernatural means you’re in danger, Ash Lawson is front and center. After years of helping others escape ATOM—a government entity known for abusing Supernaturals—he’s captured, and saving himself will prove to be the most difficult task he’s undertaken.   Tryst Rivera is a Succubus and veteran at the Academy, a facility tasked with converting underage Supernaturals into cooperative ATOM soldiers. She’s endured her time mostly unscathed, but when Ash arrives and their lives are tethered to one another, she’s placed in immediate danger. With escape at the forefront of his mind, Ash struggles with the idea of life under ATOM’s thumb. He’ll die before he converts, but his life isn’t the only one he’s responsible for, and he already has more blood on his hands than he can bear. When a chance for freedom arises, Ash needs to decide how much—and who—he’s willing to risk for a second chance. Add to Goodreads Amazon ~ B&N ~ Kobo ~ Smashwords   About the Author M.R. Merrick is a Canadian writer and author of The Protector Series, and The…

If We Were a Movie Blog Tour & Giveaway! (ends 3/18/16)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 11, 2016

I read V is for Virgin…It was so-o-o-o good! I would enjoy reading it again. I have never gotten to read A is for Abstinence, and would love to. Be sure to enter the Giveaway to win those two books. This Giveaway/Tour is presented by … If We Were a Movie by Kelly Oram (Power of the Matchmaker #3) Music meets Movies in this sweet college romance from the bestselling author of Cinder & Ella. NYU freshman Nate Anderson is a triplet who is desperate to escape his wild and crazy brothers. After they screw things up for him one too many times, Nate flees his housing situation and takes the first available room for rent as far from his brothers as he can get. Enter his new roommate Jordan–a quirky LA girl who believes that everything in life has already been done in the movies. In this heartfelt tale of love, friendship and family, Nate learns how to deal with his new adult life using Hollywood films as a guide.  What readers just like you are saying about If We Were a Movie: “WOW! This book is great! The concept is so inventive, and the writing is brilliant.” “I…

Cover Reveal + Giveaway of ​IN THE SHADOW OF THE DRAGON KING by ​J. Keller Ford!!!
Uncategorized / March 10, 2016

            Another Awesome Friday Reveal!! Today J. Keller Ford and Month9Books are revealing the cover and first chapter for IN THE SHADOW OF THE DRAGON KING! Book 1 in the Chronicles of Fallhallow Series which releases May 31,  2016! Check out the gorgeous cover and enter to be one of the first readers to receive an eGalley!! Here’s a short intro from the author! Hi there! I’m so excited to share this cover with you. I love the stunning blue background with the silver accents, and the dragon medallion totally captures the personality of the book. I knew I wanted the cover to be classic, timeless, yet dark and enchanting, and boy, did the designers deliver! I couldn’t be more thrilled. Thanks so much for stopping by!  On to the reveal!    Title: IN THE SHADOW OF THE DRAGON KING (The Chronicles of Fallhallow #1) Author: J. Keller Ford Pub. Date: May 31, 2016 Publisher: Month9Books Format: Paperback & eBook Find it: Amazon B&N TBD BAM Kobo  Google Play Books  iBooks Goodreads  Seventeen-year-old, Eric, is a kick-butt squire to the most revered knight in Fallhollow. Well he would be if Sir Trogsdill allowed him to do anything even remotely awesome. Determined to prove…

Swan and Shadow by Kaki Olsen Blog Tour! Review by LAWonder10.
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 10, 2016

YA will surely enjoy this author’s modern-day version of the Swan Lake…Many of us Adults will find it equally enjoyable. This Book Tour is presented by Cedar Fort Publishing Book Discription: Aislin is cursed. A regular college student at night and a swan during the day, Aislin can only break the curse by finding her true love. But when her beloved discovers the truth, will his fear override their love? This modern adaptation of Swan Lake will help you discover what love really means. My Review: Aislin has a very unique situation she has to contend with each day. It wasn’t always this way but it has been for so many years the whole family has come to accept it. This is an ancient curse that has skipped so many generations. it was believed to be a myth. having been home-schooled, Aialin is able to advance to college ahead of others her age. Will this be the place she will find someone who can break the curse? Aislin has a special bond withe her sister, Maeve, who is always very willing to help Aislin out. Time is running out…will Aislin be able to find true love? If it is true…

Educators, Librarians, Parents & Teens…This is a great opportunity!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 9, 2016

I am passing this great information on! It sounds like a wonderful opportunity to me! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  – March 8, 2016 Contact: Michele Cobb michele@audiofilemagazine.com cell: 401-354-9100 Free sync audiobookS For TEENS summer program ENCOURAGES LITERACY THROUGH LISTENING Portland, Maine, March 8, 2016– The SYNC Audiobooks for Teens program, sponsored by AudioFile Magazine and powered by OverDrive, kicks off its seventh year with an exciting lineup that includes bestselling and award-winning authors such as Chinua Achebe, M.T. Anderson, Laura Ruby, Andrew Smith, David Levithan, and Tamara Ireland Stone. SYNC gives away two FREE audiobook downloads every week each summer. In 2016, 30 titles will be given away over 15 weeks starting May 5th. Teens, librarians, club leaders, and educators may sign up for email or text alerts and can learn more at www.audiobooksync.com . SYNC creates weekly thematic pairings of or award-winning Teen-focused titles mixed with classics and frequently assigned reading to encourage access to fine books and performances, as well as listening skills required for literacy. During the summer of 2015, the SYNC program gave away more than 129,000 downloads to 41,000 participants. “We are so pleased by the number of participating publishers who have provided such an…

Triumph of Chaos by Jen McConnel Release Day Blitz & Giveaway! (ends 3/25/16)
Adult Books / March 8, 2016

  Happy Release Day to Triumph of Chaos (Red Magic #3) by Jen McConnel!! Join us in celebrating this release from Month9Books! Enter the giveaway found at the end of the post. Happy Book Birthday,Jen! After the disaster in Europe, Darlena’s starting to get desperate. She knows the only way to defeat Hecate and the other crazy Red Gods is by banding together with other Witches, but is it any wonder she has a hard time trusting them? With Izzy’s support, Darlena begins making fragile strides toward repairing the mess she made, but she just can’t catch a break. As chaos runs rampant around her, Darlena begins to think that things would be better if she’d never become a Red Witch in the first place. But there’s no way to change the past…is there? The final book in the Red Magic series brings Darlena face to face with impossible odds, and a terrifying choice. Triumph of Chaos (Red Magic #3) by Jen McConnel Publication Date: March 8, 2016 Publisher: Month9Books Google Play | BAM | Chapters | Indies | Amazon | B&N | Kobo | TBD | iBooks AND DON’T MISS OUT THE OTHER BOOKS IN THE SERIES: Daughter of…

RELEASE DAY & Giveaway!!…Facsimile by Vicki L. Weavil!! (ends 3/26/16)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 8, 2016

Happy Release Day to Facsimile by Vicki L. Weavil!! Join us in celebrating this release from Month9Books! Enter the giveaway found at the end of the post. Happy Book Birthday, Vicki! For a ticket to Earth, seventeen-year-old Anna-Maria “Ann” Solano is willing to jettison her birth planet, best friend, and the boy who loves her. Especially since all she’s required to do is escort Dace Keeling, a young naturalist, through the wilderness of the partially terraformed planet Eco. Ann‘s determination to escape the limitations of her small, frontier colony never falters, until Dace’s expeditions uncover three secrets. One offers riches, one shatters Ann’s perceptions of herself, and one reveals that the humans stranded on Eco are not its only inhabitants. Ann’s willing to sacrifice friendship and love for a new life on Earth. But when an entire species is placed in jeopardy by her actions, she must make a choice – fulfill the dream that’s always sustained her, or save the planet she’s never considered home. Facsimile by Vicki L. Weavil Publication Date: March 8, 2016 Publisher: Month9Books Google Play | BAM | Chapters | Indies | Amazon | B&N | Kobo | TBD | iBooks Vicki L. Weavil was…

Two Giveaways Here for ‘Eyeshine’ with Review & Interview by LAWonder10! (ends 4/1/16)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 8, 2016

This is a fun book many adults will enjoy as well as YA! Be sure to read my Review, Interview and BOTH Giveaways at the end of this posting! Eyeshine by Cy Wyss on Tour March 1-31, 2016  …The Winner is…BPLane! PJ Taylor is a reporter with a difference. Each night she turns into a black tabby cat from sundown to sunup. In this first adventure, follow PJ as she chases thieves, drug dealers, and even a murderer. Will PJ solve the mysterious drowning death of cantankerous old coot Chip Greene? Or will a local special needs boy end up taking the blame? Be prepared for twists and turns along the way as PJ applies all her feline senses to this diabolical situation. Purchase Links: Read an excerpt: People called Brooke Annabeth Taylor “PJ,” which stood not for pajamas but for Peeping Jane. She’d been a photographer and reporter for as long as the town could remember—at least since grade school—and her reportage was known for the most candid and impossible photos, like Peter Parker’s but from nearer the ground. Her job was made more difficult by her moniker because once people found out what it was, they shied away…

Welcome Spring Giveaway Hop!

WELCOME TO THIS GIVEAWAY HOP! ON MY SITE ONE LUCKY U.S./Ca WINNER WILL RECEIVE THREE AWESOME BOOKS! BE SURE TO READ ABOUT THEM THEN ENTER THE RAFFLRECOPTER AT THE END OF THIS  POSTING. Welcome to the Spring Giveaway Hop hosted by Karen’s Got Mail! I have teamed up with a fantastic group of bloggers to share some awesome giveaways with our readers. Be sure to hop around to the participating blogs listed below and enter some fabulous giveaways, all of which are worth a minimum of $25! Disclosure: Disclosure: Karen’s Got Mail and the Welcome Spring Giveaway Hop participating bloggers are not responsible for sponsors who do not fulfill their prize obligations. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and any other social media are not affiliated with this giveaway. HIS FIRST BOOK SOUNDS LIKE A DELIGHTFUL ONE!   …And the Winner is…Ann F. Something Stinks by Gail Hedrick Dead fish are washing ashore on the Higdon River, and seventh grader Emily Sanders decides to find out why. Mocked by fellow students and abandoned by her best friend, Emily investigates farms, a golf course, and local factories. Gradually she persuades friends to help her test the waters. Their investigations lead them into trouble with…

Blog Tour for The Moses Chronicles: Deliverance + Giveaway! ( ends
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 7, 2016

This is an awesome book! It mixes the Bible story with the author’s concept of details surrounding the life of Moses before the Exodus. Be sure to enter the Raflecopter at the bottom of this posting. This Book Tour/Giveaway is presented by Covenant Communications. Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers, Romance Experience the life of Moses as never before, following his journey from fugitive of Egypt to prophet of God. In this exhilarating follow-up to H.B. Moore’s biblical drama The Moses Chronicles: Bondage, the account of Moses’s flight from Egypt continues. Moses’s life as he knew it is over. He has chosen to stand for his beliefs at the cost of being cast out of his royal home and family. He is free of the wickedness of Egypt, but peace is not to be found, for Moses is as much an aimless wanderer as those in the nomadic tribe he encounters in the wilderness. Exhausted by long weeks of travel, he nevertheless jumps to action when he observes a group of young women accosted by a band of Badrayan men at a communal well. These lovely daughters of Jethro are grateful for his help, and their Midianite tribe welcomes Moses…

Courting Cassandra Book Tour Grand Finale & Giveaway! (ends3/12/16)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 7, 2016

I am sharing the Grand Finale for COURTING CASSANDRY by JOYCE DIPASTENA!  Enter the Giveaway at the end of this post. On Tour with Prism Book Tours. Book Tour Grand Finale for Courting Cassandry By Joyce DiPastena We hope you enjoyed going back to Medieval times, finding tokens of courtship from Gerolt to Cassandry, and their story at their chance for a rare second chance at love! If you have been gathering tokens for the giveaway, here is the eighth one (previously not posted): If you missed any of the stops or tokens, go back and check them out now… Launch – Author Q&A What is your motivation behind Courting Cassandry? Why did you want to write it? Courting Cassandry is the second book in my Hearts in Autumn Romance series. The couples in this series are older than couples in most romances, in their 40s and 50s. Now that I’m, oh, somewhere around those ages myself, I thought it would be interesting to explore how romances might develop between more mature couples, all based on the premise: “You’re never too old to fall in love!” Because really, don’t we all want to be loved regardless of our age? The Written…

George Washington Carver By JKitson Jazynka Book Review by LAWonder10!
Children's Books / March 5, 2016

In Honor of U.S. Black History Month, this is an outstanding early reader book on a great man. Read about it plus my review below. . It is also being offered in a Blog Hop this month, offering you a chance to win your own free print copy. ( U.S,/Ca only. Published January 12th 2016 by National Geographic Children’s Books 32 pages Synopsis: Take a bite into the fascinating history of peanut butter and the man who invented it. Through leveled text and engaging photos, kids meet George Washington Carver and learn about his important work with peanuts and other plants. This Level 1 reader is carefully leveled for an early independent reading or read aloud experience, perfect to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow! From the Trade Paperback edition. http://www.amazon.com/National-Geographic-Readers-George-Washington/dp/1426322852/ MY REVIEW: Attention all Teachers, Home-schoolers, and parents. This is a simple, “to the point” beginning reader’s book on the first Black man to graduate from an Iowa University. He was best known for his agricultural talents but also invented things and was an artist and a teacher. Here is a man who is truly a marvel and deserves this honor. The book also touches on what the…

M9B Friday Reveal Assets- THE MISSING Cover & Chapter 1 by Jerico Lenk +Giveaway!(ends 3/11/16)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 4, 2016

I enjoy being a part of the Team and introducing you all to these great books and Giveaways! Today Jerico Lenk and Month9Books are revealing the cover and first chapter for THE MISSING which releases August 30, 2016! Check out the gorgeous cover and enter to be one of the first readers to receive an eGalley!! Here’s a short message from the author. I’m really partial to the color scheme of the cover. Darker and gloomier blues are my aesthetic, for sure. There’s a sense of mystery about it that feels perfectly phantasmal—and of course, the skyline of London sells me right there!   On to the reveal!    Title: THE MISSING  Author: Jerico Lenk Pub. Date: August 30, 2016  Publisher: Month9Books Format: Paperback & eBook Find it: Amazon | B&N | Goodreads Seeing is believing, and believing is seeing… London in the year 1890 is smitten with the dark and the curious. Nothing fazes sixteen-year-old Willow Winchester. Not only has she been raised as “Will” instead of “Willow” since her mother’s disappearance, a simple ruse and one that makes life a lot easier most of the time, but for as long as she can remember she’s been the indiscriminate witness to…

International Giveaway! Life in the Lucky Zone Cover Reveal & Giveaway!(ends 3/18/16)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 4, 2016

This sounds like a great read! I love romance, don’t you? After reading all about the book, be sure to enter the International Giveaway for a $25. Gift Card + a digital copy of this book!             Welcome to the cover reveal for Life in the Lucky Zone (The Zone, #2) by Patricia B. Tighe Publication Date: April 5, 2016 presented by Swoon Romance! Be sure to enter the giveaway found at the end of the post! Seventeen-year-old Lindsey Taylor has been living a charmed life—always the lead in school plays, possessor of a healthy entourage and a hot boyfriend. But halfway through her junior year, the unthinkable happens. Her boyfriend dumps her. She screws up her audition for the spring play. And to top it all off, her theater teacher wants her to run lines with Trey Berger, a gamer guy who irritates her practically every time he opens his mouth. Lindsey needs to find some better luck and quick. Trey Berger can barely tolerate Lindsey Taylor. It’s bad enough that their best friends are dating and he has to see Lindsey at group hangouts. Now they have to rehearse together. Berger would rather…

EXILE book tour Spotlight !
Adult Books / March 4, 2016

          SYNOPSIS Epic fantasy from an exciting new talent     A gripping tale of heroism and the darkness within   On the fringes of the Verian Empire, two small boys stumble upon a strange altar, buried in the heart of a mountain. There they awaken a horror unseen for generations, that will descend upon the realm of men while it is at its weakest. For Veria is a nation at war with itself, only recently recovered from a bloody rebellion, and the time of heroes has passed. The empire is in a state of chaos, and while its ruler, the Empron Illis, rids the land of his remaining enemies, unseen forces are gathering at the borders. However all eyes are turned inwards. The Empron is not a well man, and there are whispers among the common folk that his advisors are spies; demons that only wear the flesh of men. Yet there is hope… In the distant mountains, a forester who has buried his past learns that he has not been forgotten, and that his crimes have sought him out at last. But he is no simple woodsman. He is Beccorban the Helhammer, Scourge, Burner…

NO STRINGS ATTACHED GI8VEAWAY HOP! (Ends 3/11/16)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 3, 2016

THERE ARE ABSOLUTELY NO STRINGS ATTACHED! ON THIS SITE, IS AN INTERNATIONAL  AMAZON GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY.  JUST ENTER ONCE FOR A CHANCE TO WIN ! THIS GIVEAWAY IS PRESENTED BY BOOKHOUNDS FOR A CHANCE TO RECEIVE A $15. GIFT CARD FOR FREE FROM AMAZON, SIMPLY GO TO THE END OF THIS BLOG AND WITH AT LEAST ONE COMPLETE SENTENCE,  COMMENT ON ANYTHING YOU WANT!…THAT IS ALL! BE SURE TO LEAVE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS IN CASE YOU ARE THE WINNER! GOOD LUCK EVERYONE! Now visit these other blogs for a chance to win more prizes!  

More Giveaways! Lucky Is Reading Giveaway Hop!!! (Ends 3/21/16)

One Lucky US/Ca Winner will receive 3 Fun books and 1 international Winner will receive 2 awesome e-books!!! This Hop is presented by StuckInBooks,   This Psychological Thriller by A’ndrea J. Wilson will surely keep you on the edge of your seat. Synopsis: A wave of suicidal behavior has gripped the nation with no concern for race, gender, or age. Many think it’s just a trend, but inspirational singer Candace Tremont knows better. Since witnessing the suicide of her husband five years prior, she’s committed her life to fighting the spirit of depression. Unfortunately, suicidal thoughts and dreams also plague her mind, making the war more personal than anyone around her realizes.Unfulfilled with periodic and low-paying gigs, Candace yearns for an opportunity to touch more lives. Her prayers are answered—or so it seems—when she is offered a temporary job at Ontario Correctional Facility, performing for suicidal female inmates. A surge of self-harming behaviors has put the facility at risk for shut down, and Candace’s music might be the staff’s final hope of keeping their jobs. In addition to a substantial fee, Candace is given the assistance of the handsome Julius Barnes, one of the prison’s psychologists who believes her music…

SPECIAL REVEAL- BRANDED & HUNTED by Abi Ketner and Missy Kalicicki Special Hardcover Fan Editions + Giveaway! (ends 3/9/16)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 3, 2016

I am happy to be part of the Friday Reveal Team! Today Abi Ketner, Missy Kalicicki andMonth9Books are revealing the covers for the special hardcover fan editions of BRANDED & HUNTED, book 2 in the Sinners Series releasing in April 19, 2016! Check out the smoking hot covers and enter the giveaway to win special notebooks with the covers on them! On to the reveal! Title: BRANDED  Author: Abi Ketner & Missy Kalicicki Publisher: Month9Books Pub. Date: July 19, 2016 Find it: Amazon|  Goodreads Fifty years ago The Commander came into power and murdered all who opposed him. In his warped mind, the seven deadly sins were the downfall of society. To punish the guilty, he created the Hole, a place where sinners are branded according to their sins. Sinners are forced to live a less than human existence in deplorable conditions, under the watchful eye of guards who are ready to kill anyone who steps out of line. Now, LUST wraps around my neck like thick, blue fingers, threatening to choke the life out of me. I’ve been accused of a crime I didn’t commit, and the Hole is my new home. Constant darkness. Brutal and savage violence. Excruciating…

MORE GIVEAWAYS! Pot O’ Gold BLOG HOP! (ends 3/17/16)

HERE IS MORE AWESOME GIVEAWAYS FROM MY BLOG AS WELL AS ALL OF THE OTHER PARTICIPATING BLOGGERS! Thank you for stopping by the Pot O’ Gold giveaway hop hosted by The Anti-June Cleaver and Our Piece of Earth. It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day so what better time of the year is there to get lucky by winning a great prize?! We have teamed up with an amazing group of bloggers to bring you a bunch of great prizes that are sure to appeal to everyone. As always, after you have entered a giveaway visit the linky at the bottom of each post to visit the other blogs for more great prizes…..AND THE WINNER IS….Edye! Here is One More Opportunity to Win This Amazing Book & Soundtrack Selection!  Remember the amazing young author, R.J. Tolson and the fantastic Zephyr series we posted about in 2015? This is the Trailer. Remember them, now? WELL, NOW HE HAS YET ANOTHER NEW SERIES AND HAS OFFERED NOT ONLY A COPY OF BOOK ONE OF HIS NEW SERIES – HUGH:THE SOUTHERN FLAME – BUT ALSO A FREE SOUNDTRACK TO GO ALONG WITH IT!! Synopsis Centuries past, the world of Evos fell into war as its inhabitants battled over the powerful Nios…

‘Baby Love: My Social Life’ Review and Giveaway! (ends 3/11/16)
Children's Books / March 2, 2016

Here is a sweet picture book for toddlers. It is a great book for bedtime or any time of the day. Be sure to read my review then enter the Rafflecopter for a chance to Win a free print copy of your very own! I am sorry but this drawing is open to U.S. residents only.  The Winner is…Leela Synopsis: “Click.” “Tap.” Tag and Post. An adored baby tells a modern tale about life in today’s digital world. #BabyLove: My Social Life highlights the social phenomena of sharing daily activities using technology and social networks. Blurb: “#BabyLove: My Social Life is a clever and entertaining look at raising children in the age of social media… The author’s story flows beautifully, and her illustrations are brightly colored, cheerful and humorous… Dehghanpisheh’s wry and subtle humor is evident throughout this story that will entertain adults as well as the children they share the book with. #BabyLove is highly recommended for tech-savvy parents and their babies.” – Reviewed by Readers’ Favorite “#BabyLove offers a hipster view of contemporary parenting. Beneath the story of technological trendiness, however, lies a more enduring portrait of nurture and joy.” – Reviewed by Foreword Clarion Reviews MY REVIEW: This modern book of rhyme is…

COINS IN THE FOUNTAIN Spotlight Tour & $25. G.C. Giveaway! (Ends 3/18/16)
Adult Books / March 2, 2016

This looks like an amazing book! It will certainly be on my TBR Shelf! Read about it and my Guest post, then be sure to enter the  Giveaway for the chance to Win a$25. Gift Card! (Sorry, this giveaway is for U.S./Ca residents only.) This Book Tour Giveaway is presented by…     Book Description for Coins in the Fountain: Innocents Abroad collide with La Dolce Vita when the author and her husband arrive in the ancient city of Rome fresh from the depths of Oregon. While the author endeavored to learn the folkways of the United Nations, her husband tangled with unfamiliar vegetables in a valiant effort to learn to cook Italian-style. In between, they attended weddings, enjoyed a close-up with the pope, tried their hands at grape harvesting, and savored country weekends where the ancient Etruscans still seemed to be lurking. Along the way they made many unforgettable friends including the countess with a butt-reducing machine and a count who served as a model for naked statues of horsemen in his youth. But not everything was wine and wonders. Dogs in the doctor’s exam room, neighbors in the apartment in the middle of the night, an auto accident…

Deadly Savage by Dave Edlund Review, Interview & International Giveaway! (ends 3/15/16)
Adult Books / March 1, 2016

I AM PLEASED TO PRESENT AN EXCITING NEW BOOK BY DAVE EDLUND & THE OPPORTUNITY HE HAS GIVEN ME TO REVIEW HIS BOOK AND INTERVIEW HIM AS WELL. HE HAS, ALSO, GENEROUSLY AGREED TO PROVIDE ONE LUCKY WINNER WITH HIS/HER OWN FREE COPY (Print for U.S./Ca & e-copy for International) OF SOON TO BE RELEASED, ‘DEADLY SAVAGE’. BLRB: “Crackling action, brisk pace, timely topic; Edlund’s third Savage thriller  has all the elements…” Kirkus Reviews  …And the Winner is…Audrey S. Paperback, 340 pages Expected publication: April 28th 2016 SYNOPSIS: When militants invade the Belarusian State University in Minsk, Peter Savage and his father are caught in the crossfire. Held hostage by gunmen who look suspiciously like Russian soldiers, Peter uncovers a deadly plot to kill thousands of innocent civilians—and lay the blame at the feet of the United States government. In a desperate attempt to avoid a global war, Commander James Nicolaou and Peter are called to the front lines of a sinister campaign, and the stakes have never been higher. Pre-order through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and wherever books are sold! My Review: Although Deadly Savage is a part of a series, it can easily be read as a “stand…