Blog tour: ‘Stu Stories’ by Patrick Hueller!
Children's Books / February 28, 2017

This will certainly be a “Hit” with older elementary and Middle Grade youth! Read about the book and then the various reviews!  This Book Tout is oesented by   About the book: Stu Sanderson is no ordinary eighth-grader. Not only is he seven feet tall, but he also vanishes into thin air, duels knights and ninjas, lifts the downtrodden, and woos the best-calved girl in school. Become a middle-grade legend with Stu and his sidekick, Bird Bones, on the journey of a lifetime in “Stu Stories.” Buy Links: https://www.amazon.com/Stu-Stories-Adventures-Sidekick-Bones/dp/1462119557/ http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/stu-stories-patrick-hueller/1123830506?ean=9781462119554 https://booksandthings.com/stu-stories-the-adventures-of-dirt-clod-and-his-sidekick-bird-bones-paperback.html My Review: Youth will “get a kick” out of this new series feel with incredible humor. I also gives great tips on how to deal wit bullies. Stu was overly ta;; for his age and filled with mischief. “Bird Bones: was quit and slightly introverted. Tor some reason Stu ade “Bird Bones ” his best friend., a friendship tat wasn’t always in the Katter’s best interest. This, also, is a stay if first crushes,.frustrated teachers, and service, *Thus Book was sent to me to  red, I am under in no obligation to h a I am not  enquired to give anything other than an honest renew. Geiger  Four  Sraar rating,. About the…

Bluff by Julie Dill Book Tour & International Giveaway! (ends 2/16/17)
Young Adult Books / February 28, 2017

This is an intriguing tale! YA will find this an entertaining read! Bluff  by Julie Dill Publication date: February 7th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult Seventeen-year-old Chelsea Knowles is surrounded by the privileged. Michael Kors gym bags and designer shoes are part of her daily scene, but the talented cheerleader has a secret: she and her dad can barely pay the bills. Broken by his wife walking out on their family, Chelsea’s father ignores his responsibilities. Between cheer costs, grocery bills, electricity, and other regular financial burdens, it’s no surprise when a cut-off notice arrives in the mail. Chelsea knows it’ll be up to her to keep the lights on. With the deck stacked against her, Chelsea decides to bet their future on the dubious poker knowledge she learned from her father before he gave up on parenting. Nervous but determined, Chelsea heads to a casino with very little security and wins big. Thrilled by her win, she’s quickly drawn to the casino again and again. She risks it all, especially when the attractive, young pit boss takes an interest in her. Chelsea’s life, no longer filled with cheerleading, school, and hanging out with her friends, is now consumed by smoky…

Preorder Blast 2/27: A Boy Like You by Ginger Scott!
Adult Books / February 27, 2017

GUESS WHAT IS SOON COMING? Read below. (Future Giveaway will be included.) THIS BOOK BLSY TOUR IS PRESENTED BY     BOY LIKE YOU BY GINGER SCOTT YA Contemporary Romance Scheduled to release: March 3, 2017 BLURB: They say everyone’s a superhero to someone. I’m not sure who I’m supposed to save, but I know who saved me. We were kids. His name was Christopher. And up until the day he pulled me from death’s grip, he was nothing more than a boy I felt sorry for. In a blink of an eye, he became the only person who made me feel safe. And then he disappeared. Now I’m seventeen. I’m not a kid anymore. I haven’t been for years. While death didn’t take me that day, the things that happened left me with scars—the kind that robbed me of everything I once loved and drove me into darkness. But more than anything else, that day—and every day since—has taken away my desire to dream. I wasn’t going to have hope. I wouldn’t let myself wish. Those things—they weren’t for girls like me. That’s what I believed…until the new boy. He’s nothing like the old boy. He’s taller and older….

The Game Begins Blitz Tour & International Giveaway! (ends 3/9/17)
Young Adult Books / February 27, 2017

The Game Begins by Victoria Danann Publication date: February 27th 2017 Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Young Adult When it came to the attention of the old ones that their creations, the Earth gods, had been playing games at the expense of humankind for millennia, they put a stop to it. But the rebellious gods were far too addicted to their games to give them up. After several summit meetings, they voted to use their own children as players and locate the playing field in the most treacherous environment in the known universe. High school. To make it even more interesting, they would strip their children of their memories and withhold the rules of the game. The players believed they were ordinary kids until they were transferred to R. Caine High School. When odd things begin to happen, the players gradually realize they have special gifts or attributes. But that doesn’t mean they can’t die. Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes & Noble / iBooks / Kobo —EXCERPT: My name is Ever Moore. I know. It makes me wince every time I say it. When I’m eighteen, I plan to have it legally changed to something that doesn’t make people laugh. But…

Be Happy Blog Tour & Giveaway! (ends 3/3/17)
Adult Books / February 27, 2017

Welcome to this Book Tour and Giveaway presented by Covenant Communications. This book is primarily directed at an LDS audience but would be a good book for any Christian or other religious individuals to adapt to his/her own belief. Be Happy by Hank Smith Paperback, 272 pages Published February 1st 2017 by Covenant Communications, Inc. ISBN 152440263X (ISBN13: 9781524402631 You can be happy—solidly, genuinely happy—no matter what’s going on around you, no matter what happens to you, no matter what storm comes along to batter and bruise you. Keep reading, and I’ll show you how . . .Face it: it’s not always easy to feel happy. With all of the worries and trials of day-to-day life, the cares of the world can seem overwhelming. But as popular spea You can be happy—solidly, genuinely happy—no matter what’s going on around you, no matter what happens to you, no matter what storm comes along to batter and bruise you. Keep reading, and I’ll show you how . . .Face it: it’s not always easy to feel happy. With all of the worries and trials of day-to-day life, the cares of the world can seem overwhelming. But as popular speaker and author Hank…

Heart Murmurs by Brynn Chapman – Review by Vickie!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / February 27, 2017

Hi, everyone! The Book Tour Blitz was last month and this month Vickie is reviewing it! You will want to read about … Heart Murmurs by Brynn Chapman On tour with Prism Book Tours Note from the Author Heart Murmurs arose from the concept of cellular memory. The story grew from my readings about the experience of a handful of donors who began to have memories…. they did not recognize. With people and place they did not recognize. In one case, a woman was actually able to identify her donor’s murderer. “Cellular memory can refer to: A variation of body memory, the hypothesis that memories can be stored in individual cells.” I hope you enjoy Mia’s story, her battle with her heart condition, and cheer for her to win her battle with the Secret Literary Society. THE LITERATI. — Brynn Heart Murmurs (Society Literati Series #1) by Brynn Chapman Young Adult Paperback, Audiobook & ebook, 186 pages December 23rd 2016 Mia Templeton is dying. Or was dying. After receiving a heart transplant, her world is forever altered. Before her eyes open, she overhears her donor was murdered. Whispers invade Mia’s mind before she’s even left the recovery room. She develops tastes for foods she once hated,…

Dragonkyn By Nathan Smith Jones Book Tour!
Children's Books / February 25, 2017

This is a fantastic series your young adult or older elementary child will love! Read about this book and , also, my review! This Book Tour is presented by… About the book: Marc used to think he was pretty ordinary, but he also used to think ice cream trucks didn’t sell ice cream and dragons were just fairy tales. Now he knows better. With skin that can’t be burned and strange powers he can’t explain, Marc soon discovers the truth: he is part dragon. And as he joins his fellow dragonkyn, his closest friends could quickly become his greatest enemies. Book Depository:https://www.bookdepository.com/Dragonkyn-Nathan-Smith-Jones/9781462119783 MY REVIEW: This is an amazingly entertaining series youth will love! While the story gradually builds momentum, establishing the foundation, it does so in a manner which keeps the reader interested. By the time the tale’s pinnacle is reached, the reader is “hooked” and ready for more! This epic is certain to become a teen favorite! Marc is a devoted son to his single mom. He is “from the wrong side of the tracks” so has only one close friend who is not socially accepted in school, either. He avoids bullies by keeping to himself and not doing…

Stolen by Carey Baldwin Book Tour & Giveaway!(U.S. – ends 3/5/17)
Adult Books / February 25, 2017

Welcome to this Book Tour  and Giveaway (U.S. only) of…. ‘Stolen’ by Carey Baldwin  on Tour February 14 – March 3, 2017 Book Details: Genre: Suspense, Thriller Published by: Witness Impulse | Publication Date: February 14th 2017 Number of Pages: 352 ISBN:  0062495542 (ISBN13: 9780062495549) Series: Cassidy & Spenser #4 Synopsis: Is she missing…or a murderer? When Laura Chaucer, daughter of a U.S. senator, vanishes from her college campus, celebrated FBI profilers Special Agent Atticus Spenser and forensic psychiatrist Dr. Caitlin Cassidy are called in. Thirteen years ago, Laura and her nanny disappeared from her family’s Denver home. Laura was found alive, but her nanny wasn’t so lucky… and the killer was never caught. Laura could identify him—if only she didn’t have a deep, dark hole in her memory. Now she’s missing again. Did the troubled young woman run away or has the kidnapper returned? As women who look eerily similar to Laura’s nanny begin turning up dead, the Chaucer family psychiatrist renders a disturbing opinion: Laura is unstable, a danger to herself and others. Who knows what terrible secrets lurk in the shadowy recesses of her mind? Cassidy and Spenser must solve one of the most infamous cold cases…

The Piper’s Price by Audrey Greathouse blitz & International giveaway! (ends 3/2/17)
Young Adult Books / February 24, 2017

This looks like a great MG & YA series! The Piper’s Price (The Neverland Wars #2) by Audrey Greathouse Published by: Clean Reads Publishing | Publication date: February 21st 2017 Genres: Fairy Tales, Retelling, Young Adult Peter is plotting his retaliation against the latest bombing. Neverland needs an army, and Peter Pan is certain children will join him once they know what is at stake. The lost boys and girls are planning an invasion in suburbia to recruit, but in order to deliver their message, they will need the help of an old and dangerous associate—the infamous Pied Piper. Hunting him down will require a spy in in the real world, and Gwen soon finds herself in charge of locating the Piper and cutting an uncertain deal with him. She isn’t sure if Peter trusts her that much, or if he’s just trying to keep her away from him in Neverland. Are they friends, or just allies? But Peter might not even matter now that she’s nearly home and meeting with Jay again. The Piper isn’t the only one hiding from the adults’ war on magic though, and when Gwen goes back to reality, she’ll have to confront one of…

Child’s Play by Merry Jones Book Tour & Giveaway!(ends 3/3/17)
Adult Books / February 24, 2017

Child’s Play by Merry Jones February 1-28, 2017 Tour Book Details: Genre: Thriller, Suspsense Published by: Oceanview Publishing Publication Date:  January 3rd 2017 Number of Pages: 320 ISBN: 1608091910 (ISBN13: 9781608091911) Series: Elle Harrison Thriller #3 (Each can be read as a Stand Alone Novel) Synopsis: Since her husband’s murder two years earlier, life hasn’t been easy for Elle Harrison. Now, at the start of a new school year, the second grade teacher is determined to move on. She’s selling her house and delving into new experiences―like learning trapeze. Just before the first day of school, Elle learns that a former student, Ty Evans, has been released from juvenile detention where he served time for killing his abusive father. Within days of his release, Elle’s school principal, who’d tormented Ty as a child, is brutally murdered. So is a teacher at the school. And Ty’s former girlfriend. All the victims have links to Ty. Ty’s younger brother, Seth, is in Elle’s class. When Seth shows up at school beaten and bruised, Elle reports the abuse, and authorities remove Seth and his older sister, Katie, from their home. Is Ty the abuser? Ty seeks Elle out, confiding that she’s the only…

GRAND FINALE BLITZ & GIVEAWAY: The SEAL’s Return by Patricia Potter (ENDS 2/28/17)
Adult Books / February 24, 2017

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. Book Tour Grand Finale for The SEAL’s Return By Patricia Potter We hope you enjoyed the tour! If you missed any of the stops, go back and check them out… Launch – Author Interview What do you hope readers take with them after they’ve read it? That they respect the military and reach out with a helping hand and understanding heart. And that love can often conquer even the greatest obstacles. Nicole’s Book Musings – Welcome to Covenant Falls! Covenant Falls is a very special town in Colorado. It has become a healing place for returning vets with the assistance of rescue animals and a quirky town population. Three former vets – a wounded ex-Army Ranger, an Army chopper pilot and an Army battlefield surgical nurse – have found belonging, a home. . . and love there. The newest residents are former Navy Seal Jubal Pierce and Dr. Lisa Redding in the February release of “The SEAL’s Return.” And their romance is the most troubled-filled of all. With Love for Books – Review “Patricia Potter writes about troubled pasts in an emphatic way. I could easily understand the emotions of her main characters. What I loved about The…

Magician’s Workshop by Christopher Hansen & J.R. Fehr ​Book Tour.
Children's Books / February 24, 2017

Welcome to this Book Tour Spotlight for The Magician’s Workshop One and Two! About the Books: The Magician’s Workshop, Volume One Authors: Christopher Hansen, J.R. Fehr Published by: Wondertale, California Publication Date: November 8, 2016 ISBN: 1-945353-11-2 ASIN: B01MQGHGBH Genre: Coming of Age, Fantasy, Magic Ages: 12 and up. Length: 85,000 words / 290 pages Book Links: Amazon * Goodreads Synopsis: Everyone in the islands of O’Ceea has a magical ability: whatever they imagine can be brought into existence. Whoever becomes a master over these powers is granted the title of magician and is given fame, power, riches, and glory. This volume of books follows the journey of a group of kids as they strive to rise to the top and become members of the Magician’s Workshop. Layauna desperately wants to create beautiful things with her magical powers, but all she can seem to do is make horrible, savage monsters. For years she has tried to hide her creations, but when her power is at last discovered by a great magician, she realizes that what she’s tried to hide might actually be of tremendous value. Kai just wants to use his powers to have fun and play with his friends. Unfortunately, nearly…

Unexpected: Short Stories from Around the World Book Tour & Giveaway!(ends 3/3/17)
Adult Books / February 21, 2017

Join with us on this Book Tour and Giveaway for… Unexpected: Short Stories from Around the World by P. F Citizen One Book Tour and Giveaway [resented by Partners in Crime Book Tours Book Details Genre: Anthology, Short Stories Published by: BookBaby Publication Date: October 7th 2016 Number of Pages: 23 ISBN: 1483577856 (ISBN13: 9781483577852) Unexpected is a collection of true life short stories inspired by the author’s travels around the world and the people he has met. The book features seven thought-provoking, humorous and engaging stories that end with the most unlikely twist. In one of the stories, The Wedding Contract, the author tells the story of a man who was forced to sign a pre-nuptial agreement simply because his wife was wealthy and he was considered poor. As time went on, fortunes changed and the man became far wealthier than his wife. His wife and friends dreaded the worst from him because of his new financial position but what he did next was shocking. Purchase Links:   Amazon 🔗 Barnes & Noble 🔗 Goodreads 🔗 MY REVIEW: Contained in this very “quick read” are seven equally quick tales of various individuals with individual, stories with unusual and unexpected…

A Way Back Into Love by Veronica Thatcher Releas Day Blitz Book Tour!
Adult Books / February 21, 2017

~ Welcome to this Release Day Blitz ~ A Way Back Into Love by Veronica Thatcher presented by b00k r3vi3w Tours About the Book: Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes, uncertain. People, irrational. But love… Well, that makes complicates everything complicated. When you are caught in a tangled web of secrets, lies, and complex affairs, someone is bound to get burned. Emily Stevens is a spunky, spirited college girl whose life is turned upside-down when she realizes she’s in love with her best friend of fifteen years, Derek Thorpe. As Emily prepares to confess her feelings to Derek, something happens one night which changes her life forever. Five years later, Emily finds herself in Boston, alone and heartbroken. Will she ever be able to forget the past? And what will she find when she returns home… to the man she left behind? Book Links: Goodreads * Paperback * eBook Read an Excerpt: Emily stepped back from him and shook her head. “Oh, you know damn well what I mean. You know what, Derek? I’m done having this conversation with you. I’m so done with this conversation and I’m so done with you,” Emily spat out angrily before…

SHERLOCK BONES Series by Jennifer M. Eaton Release Day Celebration & Giveaway!
Children's Books , Young Adult Books / February 21, 2017

 I am so excited that the SHERLOCK BONES series by Lauren Baratz-Logsted releases today and that I get to share the news! If you haven’t yet heard about these wonderful books by Author Lauren Baratz-Logsted, be sure to check out all the details below. This blitz also includes a giveaway for a pair of Great Dane socks and Dog or Cat treats for your Fur Babies, US Only ourtesy of Month9Books. So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post.  Title: THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK BONES: DOGGONE Author: Lauren Baratz-Logsted Pub. Date: February 21, 2017 Publisher: Month9Books Format: Hardcover, eBook Pages: 150 The Adventures of Sherlock Bones turns snooping on its floppy ear when one day, Dr. Jane Catson, a surgeon injured in the Cat Wars has an afternoon nap interrupted by a most unusual occurrence.   On the front lawn of her home, rather loud footsteps disturb her peace as Sherlock Bones, a Great Dane in a deerstalker claiming to be the greatest detective in the world arrives.   After a quick critical examination of the intrusive dog whose enormous body blocks the entire sun from view, Catson has her doubts….

Check out my Review & Spotlight of National Geographic’s Our Country’s Presidents !
Children's Books / February 20, 2017

Happy President’s Day! My Review An Incomparable Guide to the 44 U.S. Presidents and the President-Elect & Much More Information! Product Details Age Range: 10 and up Grade Level: 5 and up Hardcover: 224 pages Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books (January 10, 2017) Language: English ISBN-10: 1426326858 ISBN-13: 978-1426326851 Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 0.8 x 11.2 inches Shipping Weight: 2.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies) National Geographic’s Our Country’s Presidents (ages 10+, hardcover, $24.99, January 2017) is released every four years just in time for the inauguration and this year — as unusual as it was politically — was no different.  Ann Bausum and the Nat Geo Kids Books editors raced to complete this latest edition which profiles the 44 individuals who have served as President, plus includes extensive coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign as well as America’s newest commander in chief.  The teamwork and coordination behind creating this book is remarkable, but the results prove that it is well worth the effort. Our Country’s Presidents has become THE gold standard as the most complete encyclopedia of the U.S. Presidency available.  This edition is fully up to date, featuring spreads that will fascinate the budding historian as well as the pop…

One Fell Down Book Tour & Giveaway! (ends 2/24/17)
Young Adult Books / February 20, 2017

This is a delightfully entertaining Suspense with a little romance! Be sure to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting. This Book Tour & Giveaway is presented by Covenant Communications   One Fell Down by Ronda Gibb Hinrichsen Paperback, 255 pages Published February 1st 2017 by Covenant Communications ISBN139781524402358 SYNOPSIS per Goodreads: When Mikaela York opens an anonymous blue sympathy card with the nursery rhyme “Jack and Jill” written inside, she doesn’t know what to make of it. But soon after, Mikaela and her fiancé are in a tragic car accident, resulting in her husband-to-be’s death. Then when Mikaela’s grandmother loses her life in a hiking accident one year later, an old man gives Mikaela another m When Mikaela York opens an anonymous blue sympathy card with the nursery rhyme “Jack and Jill” written inside, she doesn’t know what to make of it. But soon after, Mikaela and her fiancé are in a tragic car accident, resulting in her husband-to-be’s death. Then when Mikaela’s grandmother loses her life in a hiking accident one year later, an old man gives Mikaela another mysterious blue card at the funeral. After the service, Mikaela’s grandfather asks that she oversee the renovations…

The Rise of Miss Notley Blast & Giveaway! (ends 3/15/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / February 20, 2017

 Welcome to this Blitz and Giveaway of The Rise of Miss Notley! This is a “clean” Historical Fiction which sounds very Good! The Rise of Miss Notley by Rachael Anderson When Miss Coralynn Notley’s father barters her off to the first titled gentleman to come along, she realizes she must flee her home or be forced to wed a despicable man. Driven by desperation, she applies for the position of housekeeper at Tanglewood Manor, the home of the handsome Mr. Jonathan Ludlow. The moment Jonathan sees Miss Notley, he is intrigued. She is far too young and inexperienced, yet there is something about her that that inspires a certain hope within him. Does he dare offer her the position of housekeeper or will doing so result in catastrophe? Excerpt Cora nodded and followed Mr. Ludlow into the parlor. He closed the doors and stood in front of them with his arms folded, looking far more intimidating than he had during their last meeting. He said nothing, merely lifted an inquiring eyebrow and waited. Caught unprepared, Cora stared at him, trying to organize her thoughts into words. After a few moments of awkward silence, he lost patience. “What is it you…

Spotlight of Lucidity by David Carnoy  Book Tour & International Giveaway! (ends 3/3/17)
Adult Books / February 18, 2017

Do you want to read a captivating suspense/thriller? Try this one! Read all about it below then enter the Giveaway by completing the Rafflecopter at the end of this posting.                      Lucidity by David Carnoy on Tour February 1-28, 2017 Synopsis: Dreams and deception collide in David Carnoy’s page-turning tale of murder, manipulation, and mistaken identity. After his “gripping thriller debut” (Kirkus) Knife Music and sophomore “page turner” (Examiner.com) The Big Exit, David Carnoy’s Detective Hank Madden returns in this bicoastal caper that pits dreams against reality, where nothing can be taken at face value. Twenty years after the unsolved case of Stacey Walker’s disappearance went cold, a Silicone Valley executive hires the retired Menlo Park Police Detective Hank Madden to find her body and track down her missing husband, the prime suspect in her unsolved murder. Four months later, author Candace Epstein is pushed in front of a car near Central Park. Her editor Max Fremmer becomes entangled into the investigation of her attempted murder, though he is adamant that he is uninvolved. As he digs into Candace’s background to clear his own name, Fremmer grows suspicious of his client’s…

GRAND FINALE BLITZ & International Giveaway: The Outlaw’s Secret by Stacy Henrie (ends 2/18/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / February 17, 2017

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. Book Tour Grand Finale for The Outlaw’s Secret By Stacy Henrie We hope you enjoyed the tour! If you missed any of the stops, go back and check them out… Launch – Note from the Author I’m so excited to introduce readers to the Becketts brothers—one a lawman, the other an outlaw—in my next two books releasing from Love Inspired Historical. In THE OUTLAW’S SECRET, you’ll meet Tate Beckett, a Pinkerton detective posing as his outlaw twin brother Tex. You’ll also meet Essie Vanderfair, a dime novelist in need of a great story. And she hopes to find it when she begs to go along with the gang of train robbers that Tate has infiltrated. These opposites-attract characters were so much fun to write as were the outlaws Essie meets and interviews. Bookworm Lisa – Review “There were several instances that brought a smile to my face and I wanted how to know they were going to get out of the mess they were in. This is a fun book that is set in the “Old West”. There are outlaws, lawmen, and a feisty heroine.” Rockin’ Book Reviews – Review & Interview “This was a fun book. The…

Cardiac by Jeffrey Monaghan Book Tour & Giveaway!(ends 3/3.19)
Adult Books / February 17, 2017

Cardiac by Jeffrey Monaghan on Tour February 1-28, 2017 Synopsis: Book Details: Genre: Thriller Publication Date: May 2016 Number of Pages: 230 ISBN: 1533641463 Embattled CEO Jack Getty is nervous. This is his final chance to save his company. He is announcing his firm’s breakthrough discovery at the world’s largest annual biotech conference. A discovery that trials show will extend human life by 75%. But as Jack approaches the podium, he suffers a major heart attack and collapses on the stage, stunning the conference attendees. Jack is rushed to the emergency room where surgeons implant the latest Wi-Fi enabled pacemaker, saving his life in the process. What Jack doesn’t know, however, is that an underground hacking group has its sights set on manipulating his “secure” pacemaker to get information only he can provide. Despite the hackers unrelenting terror, Jack refuses to give them what they want and soon starts to uncover the true motives of this mysterious and powerful group. Purchase Links: Amazon 🔗 | Goodreads 🔗 My Review: Successful businessman, Jack Getty, was anxiously anticipating this momentous occasion. In just a few minutes he would be announcing a new life altering formula that will affect the whole world! Wait!…

LESSONS FROM A DIFFICULT PERSON Blog Tour & Giveaway! (ends 2/25/17)
Adult Books , Uncategorized / February 16, 2017

This is a non-fiction book that is sure to aid all in parenting skills!  Be sure to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting. (U.S./Can. Only) This Book Tour/Giveaway is presented by … LESSONS FROM A DIFFICULT PERSON by Sarah H. Elliston Book Description: Elliston is a highly successful workshop leader and trainer, who offers wisdom learned the hard way—by experience – as well as through rigorous study and certification in many areas of professional training that aid her in her work — Values Realization, Parent Effectiveness Training and Reality Therapy. She is a faculty member of the William Glasser Institute. Glasser is an internationally recognized psychiatrist and developer of Reality Therapy, a method of psychotherapy that teaches people they have a choice in how they choose to behave. The methods Elliston offers in her book end the trauma and the drama, and minimize the possibility of confrontation. She gives YOU, the reader, the ability to take a strong, positive, confident—yet compassionate–stance with the “difficult person”—whether that is a relative, coworker, friend, one of your children or anyone else for that matter. Elliston demonstrates how to: • Identify the ways to talk to a “difficult” person • Incorporate…

KC Cullen To Dance With Angles Cover Reveal & $20. G.C. Giveaway!
Adult Books / February 16, 2017

Check out the cover reveal for debut author KC Cullen’s A Dance With Angels. Organized by Itching for Books. Also, be sure to enter the Rafflecopter at the end of this posting for the opportunity to WIN a $20. Gift Card! This looks like it could be a little “spicy”! It is your “call”… Release date: February 28th 2017! Genre: Contemporary Romance Synopsis via Goodreads: Since she was a little girl, Kyra Byrne sacrificed everything for her dream to be a prima ballerina, braving broken toes and scheming rivals. Now the dream is finally within reach: she’s a soloist at a prestigious Boston company, her tumultuous past safely behind her.   But all that is put at risk when the company brings in a new choreographer, the smoldering Damien Delacroix with the sexy accent, rebellious tattoos, rippling abs, and scandalous reputation, a man who’s ruined as many careers as he’s built up. And the moment he walks into the studio, Damien only has eyes for Kyra.   Against the wishes of everyone from Kyra’s boss to the drama-queen prima, he casts Kyra as the lead in his new ballet. This could be the break she needed so badly—or it could be her ruin when…

Book Tour & Awesome International Giveaway for UNDER GEMINI by Linda Hope ! (ends 2/21/17)
Adult Books / February 16, 2017

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. Under Gemini by Linda Hope Lee Adult Romantic Suspene Paperback & ebook, 234 Pages February 8th 2017 by The Wild Rose Press, Inc. Reeling from the deaths of her ex-husband and their nine-year-old daughter, Meg Evans suspects foul play in the mysterious auto accident. Clues lead her to Gemini Island, where she goes undercover cataloging Northwest Indian artifacts while conducting her own investigation. She doesn’t count on having to work with the enigmatic and handsome Eric Richards. Artifact expert Eric has hidden reasons for coming to Gemini, and he doesn’t relish working with anyone who might thwart his search for answers. Will they keep their true identities and their missions hidden? Or can they learn to trust each other and together discover Gemini’s terrible secret? Goodreads│Amazon│Barnes & Noble│WRP Book Review by Vickie: This was an enjoyable book.  I liked the suspense throughout the story.  It was good to capture and hold one’s attention. The characters were all believable and fun to follow.  They were developed well and I could picture myself there with them. The title fit the story well. I would recommend this book to other readers. I would give it a literary rating…

Me Tarzan – You Jane blog tour & Fantastic Goveaway! (ends 2/23/17)
Adult Books / February 14, 2017

Welcome to this entertaining Book Tour and Giveaway! Be sure to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting. Me Tarzan — You Jane  by Camelia Miron Skiba Publication date: December 6th 2014 Genres: New Adult, Romance 2015 DREAMS Awards Finalist 2015 RONE Award Finalist Moving on doesn’t always have to mean goodbye. Widowed makeup artist Jane Sullivan is more comfortable keeping her husband’s memory alive than dating a pool full of sharks. Ella, her 4 year-old daughter, is her whole world. When Jane meets Lucas Oliver, famous cover model, it’s hate at first sight. His playboy persona rubs her the wrong way. Accustomed to every woman fawning over him, Lucas is drawn to the shy, uncompromising single mom and completely melts at the sight of Ella. He is determined to convince Jane that sometimes a second chance can mend a broken heart. Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes & Noble Guest Post from Camelia Miron Skiba: Thank you so much for hosting the virtual tour for my latest novel titled Me Tarzan—You Jane. I’m thrilled to be your guest and discuss with you and your readers about how to make characters believable. Let’s fill up our cups with coffee…

Grow Up Messy! Book Tour!
Children's Books / February 14, 2017

Welcome to this fun Book Tour! Read the “Fun Facts” on my post then follow the Tour for more interesting aspects of this author and book! Title of the book : Grow Up Messy! (A Hilarious Coming of Age Series Book1) Author  : Paromita Goswami Genre :  Middle School, Teen and YA Publisher :  Ficus India The Blurb :   Childhood is considered to be the best time of one’s life. What if you get a chance to live it once more with a five-year-old? Misry, a naughty five-year-old girl, lives with her parents in a B.S.F border outpost near Indo-Bangladesh border. But with no schools and friends she feels very lonely. She tries to befriend some local village kids. But they find her incompetent in their rural antics. They nickname her Messy as most of the time she messes up their plan. Can Misry really be a part of the gang? Set in the early eighties, join Misry in the adventures of her life. Buying Links: Amazon kindle  |  Nook      | Kobo One – fun fact about you When I am not writing, my mind constantly explores the plots or I am lost in the facebook. Both the situation…

Weddings, Crushes and-Other Dramas Boook Tour Spotlight & Giveway! (ends 2/17/17)
Young Adult Books / February 14, 2017

Welcome to this Book Tour for… WEDDINGS, CRUSHES, AND OTHER DRAMAS (CREATIVE HEARTS #6, WILLA & FINN #2) BY EMILY MCKAY BLOG TOUR – DIGITAL ASSETS   Weddings, Crushes, and Other Dramas (Creative HeArts #6, Willa & Finn #2) by Emily McKay Publication Date: February 13, 2017 Publisher:  Entangled Teen Crush Falling in love with the best man wasn’t on the program. Willa is happy to be the maid of honor in her dad’s upcoming wedding to uber-celeb Mia McCain. Not as happy about the best man being her soon-to-be stepbrother, the infuriating—and infuriatingly gorgeous—Finn McCain. Every time their paths cross, the attraction simmering between them grows a little harder to ignore. Willa knows all about guys like Finn—they only want what they can’t have. What’s between them isn’t real. Finn has never felt anything more real than what’s developing between him and Willa. Sure, her dad warned him to steer clear, but it’s not just about forbidden temptation. He’s determined to prove to Willa he’s not going anywhere—and that happily-ever-after will always be worth the risk. Disclaimer: This Entangled Teen Crush book contains a wedding so crazy it’ll make you laugh, a stepbrother so hot he’ll make you swoon,…

Autumn’s Dance Blitz & International Giveaway! (ends 2/23/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / February 14, 2017

This sounds like a captivating new novel! Be sure to enter the Giveaway by using the Rafflecopter at the end of this posting. Autumn’s Dance  by Sarah Gai Publication date: February 14th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance “A story that captures your heart and continues you thinking about it long after you fall asleep.” Autumn Nash lives a nomadic existence with her harvest-travelling father, except every summer when they return to one place like clockwork…Ligonier, PA. But this season, Autumn meets a young man who changes her world and makes her long for more. Eric Foster has been sent to stay the summer in Ligonier with his grandfather in hopes of altering his path as his life spirals downward. His direction changes the moment he sees Autumn; he knows his very reason for breathing is solely to be with her. When Autumn is ripped away from Ligonier, she leaves Eric confused and devastated that their time is over. Both teens struggle through the years gone by without the other. Will Autumn ever see the boy who changed her life again? Will Eric wait for her? Will Autumn ever make it back to Ligonier? And what will happen when buried…

Keep Calm, Hop On Giveaway Hop! (ends 2/28/17)

I am so pleased to be a part of this Giveaway Hop presented by… MamatheFox  www.mamathefox.com, The Kids Did It http://thekidsdidit.com/ and The Mommy Island http://themommyisland.blogspot.com. *Disclaimer: MamatheFox and all participating blogs are not held responsible for sponsors who fail to fulfill their prize obligations.  I have two books to Giveaway, I am excited to introduce, along with their authors! This first one is provided by the author and Carol Hoenig, Publishing Consultant Inc. –  http://www.carolhoenig.com/ . (It will also be a part of my upcoming Blogversary!)   The Path of the Wind by James A. Misko Paperback, 320 pages Expected publication: April 4th 2017 by Square One Publishers ISBN 075700444X (ISBN13: 9780757004445) Synopsis per Goodreads: Miles Foster is a newly minted teacher who dreams of getting a teaching job in the highly respected and financially stable Portland, Oregon school system where everything is available, and where he and his wife call home. But the only opening for his talents is in a remote lumber mill town in central Oregon, two hundred miles away. It is a poor school with forty students, a Miles Foster is a newly minted teacher who dreams of getting a teaching job in the highly respected and financially…

Romance is in the Air Giveaway Hop! (Ends 2/27/17)

I am happy to announce two more Blog Hop Giveaways starting Today! This one is presented by the awesome Book Hounds Blog! I have two wonderful books offered Internationally for this Giveaway and a BONUS Kids book for U.S./Can. Residents! This first one is being donated by Author, Ronda Gibb Hinrichsen! ( There will be more from her on my blog soon. Drop by often.) You have the opportunity of Winning her exciting new Romance/Suspense novel, released this month, One Fell Down! I will be reviewing it soon!  One Fell Down by Ronda Gibb Hinrichsen Paperback, 255 pages Published February 1st 2017 by Covenant Communications ISBN139781524402358 SYNOPSIS per Goodreads: When Mikaela York opens an anonymous blue sympathy card with the nursery rhyme “Jack and Jill” written inside, she doesn’t know what to make of it. But soon after, Mikaela and her fiancé are in a tragic car accident, resulting in her husband-to-be’s death. Then when Mikaela’s grandmother loses her life in a hiking accident one year later, an old man gives Mikaela another m When Mikaela York opens an anonymous blue sympathy card with the nursery rhyme “Jack and Jill” written inside, she doesn’t know what to make of it. But…

RELEASE CELEBRATION BLITZ & GIVEAWAY: Royal Design by Sariah Wilson! (ends 2/17/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / February 13, 2017

< On Tour with Prism Book Tours. Release Celebration for Royal Design By Sariah Wilson ROYAL DESIGN is releasing as a Kindle in Motion ebook. Go to Amazon to see a preview of some of the special video features included. It’s so fun! And in case you need a teaser, here is one of the heroine, Bellamy Sullivan: Learn more below and enter the fabulous giveaway… Royal Design (The Royals of Monterra Novella) by Sariah Wilson Contemporary Romance ebook, 217 pages February 17th 2017 by Montlake Romance Bellamy Sullivan’s life is hardly regal. She’s a waitress from Ohio who’s been on her own since she was sixteen, working several jobs while her dreams of being a fashion designer stay just that. But everything changes when PR maven and soon-to-be-royal Lemon Beauchamp drops in to announce that Bellamy is a princess. Unfortunately, Bellamy’s newly assigned bodyguard is the last man she wants to see. A year ago, the royal family of Monterra tasked Enzo Rannalli with confirming Bellamy’s heritage, which meant he had to get very close to her. Enzo got the confirmation he needed, but he didn’t expect their connection to be so meaningful. And he didn’t expect his sudden departure to break…

Breach of Trust Blog Tour & International Giveaway! (ends 2/17/17)
Adult Books / February 13, 2017

This a poignant tale which should be equally enjoyable to both genders!  Be sure to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting. This Tour is presented by Covenant Communications Breach of Trust by Kathi Oram Peterson 232 pages Published February 1st 2017 by Covenant Communications  Synopsis : Lieutenant Commander Cooper Lane has so much to live for. With a loving husband and beautiful baby girl waiting for her back home, she is anxious to finish her mission in Afghanistan and return to her family. But in a split second, her world shatters. Her helicopter is going down in that hostile country, and there will be no survivors. Four Years Later . . . On a covert mi Lieutenant Commander Cooper Lane has so much to live for. With a loving husband and beautiful baby girl waiting for her back home, she is anxious to finish her mission in Afghanistan and return to her family. But in a split second, her world shatters. Her helicopter is going down in that hostile country, and there will be no survivors. Four Years Later . . . On a covert mission in an Afghan village, Navy SEAL Axe Talbot finds something no…

GRAND FINALE BLITZ & GIVEAWY: A Cowboy to Keep by Karen Rock !(ends 2/14/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / February 10, 2017

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. Book Tour Grand Finale for A Cowboy to Keep By Karen Rock We hope you enjoyed the tour! If you missed any of the stops, go back and check them out… Launch – Note from the Author Best of all, this novel is the prequel to my ROCKY MOUNTAIN COWBOYS series that starts November 1, 2017. THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN COWBOY series chronicles the lives and loves of Jack’s ranching family, the Cades (hot-tempered, passionate rough-riding rebels) and their neighbors, the Lovelands, (laconic, stubborn, gritty loners), with whom they’ve feuded for over a hundred years. They are loyal, strong and determined cowboys who work hard, play harder and love forever. I know you’ll fall in love with them as much as I have! Christy’s Cozy Corners – Dani’s 10 Tips to Running a Dude Ranch Howdy all! Dani Crawford, stable manager at the Mountain Sky Dude Ranch outside of Denver, Colorado has learned a lot on the job and she’s ready to share her tips to running a dude ranch… 1. Carefully plan your horse line-up. Keep horses that don’t like each other apart, pair the right horse with the right human and always put the gassy horse…

M9B Friday Reveal Assets & Giveaway! : THE MAGNIFICENT GLASS GLOBE by N.R. Bergeson (ends 2/16/17)
Children's Books , Young Adult Books / February 10, 2017

Today N.R. Bergeson and Month9Books are revealing the cover and first chapter for THE MAGNIFICENT GLASS GLOBE which releases April 4, 2017! Check out the gorgeous cover and enter to be one of the first readers to receive a eGalley!!  A quick note from the author:  I keep a map in my hallway with pins marking every place I’ve ever lived or visited. As of today, I’ve lived in seven different countries, and visited 65. As I stared at that map one day, contemplating where I’d go next, the idea for The Magnificent Glass Globe came to me. Not only do I wish I had a magic globe of my own, but I wish that everybody would take advantage of modern opportunities to expand their horizons, gaining a deeper understanding of the wider world we live in. So many of the problems we face in this world are the product of different groups of people who don’t understand one another. Well, there’s no better way to solve that problem than to go where others live and getting to know them in their world. My hope is that the Glass Globe will continue to take kids around the world, giving them…

EMBERS IN THE SEA Blog Tour & Giveaway! (ends 2/13/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / February 9, 2017

This certainly sounds like an intriguing series!  Be Sure to enter the Giveaway at the nd of this posting! This Book Tour & Giveaway is presented by Month9Books Title: EMBERS IN THE SEA (Fire in The Woods #3) Author: JenniferM. Eaton Pub.     Date: January 31, 2017     Publisher: Month9Books Format: Paperback, eBook      Pages: 300 Synopsis” Alien scientist David has dealt with disappointment his entire life, but failing to breathe life into the planet Mars is his greatest regret. Out of options and in need of a new home for their people, the alien Caretakers rekindle their plan to inhabit Earth. First they will have to eliminate the human race, including Jess, the only human David holds dear. Humanity has one final chance at survival. David needs to emulate Earth’s precipitation on Mars. But the catalyst to make it rain lies in the fathomless depths of Earth’s ocean. The clock is ticking down to humanity’s last hours as Jess and David face a world more alien than either of them can imagine. The sea hides secrets, but some secrets don’t want to be found. Find it: Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | TBD Optional Info:  Title: FIRE IN THE WOODS (Fire In The Woods #1) Author: Jennifer…

“Departure”, by Karen Gordon, Cover Reveal!
Adult Books / February 9, 2017

Departure (Vivienne Series, #3) by Karen Gordon Publication date: February 23rd 2017 Genres: Adult, Contemporary There’s never been a crisis that Vivienne Ramsey can’t figure her way out of—until Jack. The reluctant future CEO still thinks his ambitious assistant is too much work and not enough play. Its beauty versus brains and super-smart Vivienne is determined that she can help turn her boss into the leader their company needs, or she might die trying. Is a trip to Vegas just what they need to become a winning team or will too many delicious distractions in sin city pull them drastically off course? Departure is the third book in The Vivienne Series–seven hilariously fierce and flirty chick lit novellas. If you like inspiring stories filled with relatable sexy, smart women then you’ll love this glass-ceiling smashing, worldwide journey by feminist fiction author, Karen Gordon. Add to Goodreads / Pre-order Previous books in the series: Grab book 1 – Fearless Flying – for FREE! Author Bio: Karen Gordon is an indie author who loves supporting strong and sexy women in fiction and in real life. Born and raised in St. Charles, Missouri, she found her love of extraordinary stories about ordinary places…

Dream Horse Adventures Book Blast & Giveaway! (ends 2/22/17 )
Children's Books , Young Adult Books / February 8, 2017

We are happy to join with BeachBoundBooks who is presenting this Book Blast for the children’s book series Dream Horse Adventures written by Susan Count. The blast from February 7 – 9, 2017.  About the Books Title: Mary’s Song (Dream Horse Adventure Book 1) Author: Susan Count Genre: Children’s Fiction Number of Pages: 122 Publisher: Hastings Creations Group Release Date: October 20, 2016 Book Description: Mary’s heart breaks over the pending destruction of a beautiful, but damaged filly. When life is not fair, the courageous challenge the obstacles. Twelve-year-old Mary was disabled at the age of four by the same virus that took the life of her mother. While she longs to have a horse of her own, she’s limited to reading horse books. A talented artist, she spends her days on a blanket in the grass sketching the horses at the farm next door. She falls in love with one of the foals and is outraged to learn the filly is considered worthless as it was born lame. Mary befriends and enlists the help of twelve-year-old Laura, whose family owns the horse farm. Against the better judgment of the farm manager, a brief reprieve is negotiated for the foal’s life. The girls…

Something Like Voodoo Blitz & International Giveaway! ( ends 2/16/17)
Adult Books / February 8, 2017

This is a captivating looking book and a FANTASTIC Giveaway of a Kindle e-reader or $75. Amazon Gift Card! Something Like Voodoo by Rebecca Hamilton Publication date: February 7th 2017 Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult From New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Hamilton High School can be a witch. A teen girl with the ability to predict deaths through her drawings shouldn’t need to lie constantly to make her life sound interesting. But that doesn’t stop Emily from spinning stories faster than she can keep up. After transferring to a new school, Emily’s ‘dull’ life is shaken by the appearance of a boy who seems unfazed by her far-fetched stories. A too-handsome-for-his-own-good senior, Noah has some secrets of his own. He needs Emily’s special gift to save him from Sarah, queen bee of the school’s It Girls, whose own supernatural abilities have forced him into a life of silence and solitude. But when Emily tries to free him from Sarah’s voodoo curse, things go belly up, landing Emily on Sarah’s hit list. Soon, Emily and Noah are on a collision course with the It Girls, leading to a shocking revelation that ties them together in unimaginable ways. If their powers remain unchecked,…

TEASER BLAST: A BOY LIKE YOU by Ginger Scott!
Adult Books / February 7, 2017

This book sounds intriguing…. This Tour presented by… A BOY LIKE YOU YA Contemporary Romance Scheduled to release: March 3, 2017 BLURB: They say everyone’s a superhero to someone. I’m not sure who I’m supposed to save, but I know who saved me. We were kids. His name was Christopher. And up until the day he pulled me from death’s grip, he was nothing more than a boy I felt sorry for. In a blink of an eye, he became the only person who made me feel safe. And then he disappeared. Now I’m seventeen. I’m not a kid anymore. I haven’t been for years. While death didn’t take me that day, the things that happened left me with scars—the kind that robbed me of everything I once loved and drove me into darkness. But more than anything else, that day—and every day since—has taken away my desire to dream. I wasn’t going to have hope. I wouldn’t let myself wish. Those things—they weren’t for girls like me. That’s what I believed…until the new boy. He’s nothing like the old boy. He’s taller and older. His hair is longer, and his body is lean—strong and ready for anything. I don’t…

Gold Rush Tour & $25. Amazon GC International Giveaway! (ends 2/16/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / February 7, 2017

I have read this authors books before and hope to read them again. This review is done by Vickie. Be sure to enter the International Giveaway for an opportunity to WIN the $25. Amazon Gift Card. Gold Rush Jennifer Comeaux Publication date: January 9th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult Liza Petrov’s entire life has been about skating and winning her sport’s top prize – Olympic gold. She’s stayed sheltered inside her bubble, not daring to stray from her destined path. Until she meets Braden Patrick. He makes her heart flutter with possibility, and for the first time she gets a taste of a normal teenage life. She longs to have both the boy and the gold, but stepping outside her bubble comes with a price. As Liza begins to question both her future and her past, can she stay focused on the present and realize her ultimate dream? Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Kobo / iBooks REVIEW BY VICKIE: This was a really good book. I loved the characters and cold feel their emotions, highs and lows.  I felt like I could have been their going through the things that they went through. I was always excited…

Romeo and What’s Her Name Blitz & Giveaway! (ends 2/16/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / February 6, 2017

Romeo and What’s Her Name Shani Petroff Published by: Swoon Reads Publication date: February 7th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult Understudies never get to perform . . . which is why being Juliet’s understudy in the school’s yearly “Evening with Shakespeare” is the perfect role for Emily. She can earn some much-needed extra credit while pursuing her main goal of spending time with Wes, aka Romeo, aka the hottest, nicest guy in school (in her completely unbiased opinion). And she meant to learn her lines, really, it’s just: a) Shakespeare is HARD, b) Amanda, aka the “real” Juliet, makes her run errands instead of lines, and c) there’s no point because Amanda would never miss the chance to be the star of the show. Then, Amanda ends up in the hospital and Emily, as the (completely unprepared!) understudy, has to star opposite the guy of her dreams. Oops? Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Kobo / iBooks — EXCERPT: I stood there like a lump, waiting for my line. Finally, I turned toward Kayla and repeated, “I said, LOUDER-ETH.” She fed me the line again. Supercrazy loud this time. “I would not for the world.” It was…

An Inconvenient Romance by Chalon Linton Book Tour & Giveaway! (ends 2/10/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / February 6, 2017

Welcome to this Book Tour and Giveaway, presented by Covenant Communications. Be sure to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting.                 The countryside of England provided an idyllic backdrop for Charles Brumley’s and Leah Hasting’s childhood. Neighbors and best friends, the pair passed many happy days racing through the rolling hills of Derbyshire. Everything was perfect—until Charles ruined it all and abandoned Leah for university. Six years later, the former friends are thrust into each other’s paths once more. Leah had been looking forward to the ball, an opportunity to further her acquaintance with the handsome Mr. Wilkins—but when she sees Charles’s familiar face through the crowd, her traitorous heart leaps. Charles faces his own struggle: he has loved Leah since he was fifteen years old, yet it seems he is too late—it appears that her affections are otherwise engaged. As the pair tentatively renews their friendship, the spark between them in undeniable. After so many years apart, leah endeavors to reconcile her feelings toward her once cherished companion. But when a conniving revival for Charles’s attention approaches Leah, the threat is clear: give up her association with Charles or…

Ares Road by James L. Weaver Cover Reveal !
Adult Books / February 6, 2017

Ares Road James L. Weaver (Jake Caldwell, #2) Published by: Lakewater Press Publication date: March 2nd 2017 Genres: Adult, Thriller With his days as a mob enforcer behind him, Jake Caldwell’s trying to go straight. But it seems his past won’t let him go. His first job working as a private investigator turns up a teenage girl screaming down a dead man’s cell phone, and Logan, his mentor and the only man with answers, beaten into a coma. Now Jake’s taking it personally. The only clues Jake has to unravel the mystery are a Russian with a stolen, silver briefcase and three names: Snell, Parley and Ares. Teaming up with his best friend Bear, the Sheriff of his home town, and an attractive FBI agent, Jake quickly discovers they’re not the only ones looking for the briefcase and its deadly contents. It’s no longer about seeking revenge. The thrilling second book in the Jake Caldwell series is a heart-stopping ride that won’t disappoint fans. Goodreads / Amazon — Grab book 1 – Poor Boy Road – for only 99c for a limited time!   Author Bio: James L Weaver is the Kansas City author of the Jake Caldwell series featuring…

A COWBOY TO KEEP by Karen Rock Book Tour & Giveaway! (ends 2/14/17)
Adult Books / February 5, 2017

This is another totally enjoyable read! On Tour with Prism Book Tours. Be sure to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting. A Cowboy to Keep by Karen Rock Contemporary Romance Paperback & ebook, 384 pages February 7th 2017 by Harlequin Can’t stop running from the past Dani Crawford has a secret…and if bounty hunter Jackson Cade finds out, he could ruin everything. The scarred yet handsome cowboy has tracked a dangerous criminal to the dude ranch Dani manages, and to get rid of Jack she’ll have to help him catch his man. But the closer they get to cornering their quarry the more Dani wants Jack to stay. Spending time with him is making her long for things she can never have thanks to a past mistake. And if the truth comes out she may be spending her future behind bars rather than safe in her cowboy’s arms… Goodreads│Amazon│Barnes & Noble│Kobo│Book Depository│Harlequin MY REVIEW: The story begins with action by “bounty hunter”, Jackson Cade, which immediately catches the reader’s interest. His next assignment leads him to the Mays’ Dude Ranch here he is immediately welcomed facing the loaded end of a rifle…time to take a different approach. Dani was escaping…

More Giveaways! For The Love Of Books Giveaway Hop! (ends 2/14/17)

Once again, I have two very good books for one of you qualifying International entrants to WIN, PLUS, an additional Bonus for the U.S./Can. WINNER!                 If you loved Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus you will love this as well! Beyond Mars and Venus: Taking Your Relationship to the Next Level by John Gray, Marc Gafni, Warren Farrell Hardcover, 304 pages Published January 24th 2017 by BenBella Books  For more than twenty years, John Gray’s Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus has helped couples deepen their intimacy and rejuvenate their love lives. Men and women, it revealed, communicate so differently, we might as well be from different planets. By learning to speak each other’s language, millions of people dramatically improved, even saved, their relationships. But For more than twenty years, John Gray’s Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus has helped couples deepen their intimacy and rejuvenate their love lives. Men and women, it revealed, communicate so differently, we might as well be from different planets. By learning to speak each other’s language, millions of people dramatically improved, even saved, their relationships. But the world has changed. Today, what…

The Remnant Blog Tour, Guest Post and Giveaway! (ends 2/26/17)

 This Tour and Giveaway is being provided by …           ◊THE REMNANT ◊by William Michael Davidson ◊Release date: February 7, 2017 ◊$15.95, 6×9 Trade paperback, 242 pages ◊Science Fiction (FIC028000) / Christian Futuristic Fiction (FIC0402020) ◊Print ISBN 978-1-939844-29-3 ◊eBook ISBN 978-1-939844-30-9 ◊Order through Ingram, Follett, or from the publisher ◊$4.99 eBook available in all formats One nation, without God…           Colton Pierce apprehends Abberants—those who display symptoms of faith—and quarantines them on a remote island to ensure public safety.  Years prior, the government released a genetically-engineered super flu that destroyed the genes believed to be the biological source of spiritual experience in an effort to rid the world of terrorism. As an extractor with the Center for Theological Control, Colton is dedicated to the cause.           But Colton’s steadfast commitment is challenged when he learns his own son has been targeted for extraction. An underground militia, the Remnant, agrees to help Colton save his son in exchange for his assistance with their plan to free the Aberrants on the island.           Colton is faced with the most important decision of his life. Remain faithful to the CTC? Or give up everything to save his son? THE REMNANT is available to order in eBook form at the following sites: Amazon | Barnes…

Few Are Angels Blitz & International Gieaway! (ends 2/9/17)
Adult Books / February 3, 2017

These sound interesting. Few Are Angels by Inger Iversen (Volume I-IV) Publication date: December 26th 2016 Genres: New Adult, Paranormal, Romance The entire Few Are Angels series in one click for only .99c! • Few Are Angels • Immortal Heart • Awakened • Eternal Light War is raging between the Immortals and the Dark Prince’s army of half-breed vampires — and gifted Ella finds herself at the center. Can renegade half-breed vampire Kale keep her safe as their forbidden love awakens? After a fatal hit and run accident, Ella Monroe fears that she’s lost more than her beloved parents. Horrifying visions of a past life and a disturbing voice in her head have psychiatric professionals convinced that she’s lost her sanity as well. But when Kale–a dark and handsome stranger with a mysterious past–reveals the true meaning of her visions and the tremendous power she wields through them, Ella must come to terms with the devastating truths of her own past, while eluding an ancient Dark Prince who seeks to control not only her future. Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Kobo / iBooks Check out the trailer produced by Timid Monster and WINNER of Best Book Trailer…

A FINE YEAR FOR MURDER SPOTLIGHT & $100. International Giveaway Blog Tour! (ends 4/22/17)
Adult Books / February 3, 2017

I am so excited that I will soon be reading/reviewing another new book by a talented, awesome author! This tour and Giveaway is presented by…       Book Description: After months of marital bliss, Jessica Faraday and Murphy Thornton are still discovering and adjusting to their life together. Settled in their new home, everything appears to be perfect … except in the middle of the night when, in darkest shadows of her subconscious, a deep secret from Jessica’s past creeps to the surface to make her strike out at Murphy. When investigative journalist Dallas Walker tells the couple about her latest case, known as the Pine Bridge Massacre, they realize Jessica may have witnessed the murder of a family living near a winery owned by distant relatives she was visiting and suppressed the memory. Determined to uncover the truth and find justice for the murder victims, Jessica and Murphy return to the scene of the crime with Dallas Walker, a spunky bull-headed Texan. Can this family reunion bring closure for a community touched by tragedy or will this prickly get-together bring an end to the Thorny Rose couple? Buy the Book:  Amazon  ~ Add on Goodreads Author’s Bio: Lauren…

Just Like You Said it Would Be Cover Reveal !
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / February 2, 2017

Check this out! Just Like You Said it Would Be C.K. Kelly Martin Publication date: February 15th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult Did you ever want something so much that it felt like a kind of sickness, one you didn’t want to be cured of? On New Year’s Eve the feeling compels seventeen-year-old Amira to text the Irish ex-boyfriend she’s been missing desperately since they broke up at the end of summer, when she returned to Canada. They agreed they wouldn’t be friends, that it would never be enough. But that was then— back when Amira’s separated parents had shipped her off to relatives in Dublin for the summer so they could test-drive the idea of getting back together on a long haul cruise. Back when Amira was torn away from a friend in need in Toronto only to fall in love with a Dublin screenwriting class and take a step closer to her dream career. And only to fall for cousin Zoey’s bandmate, Darragh, the guy who is first her friend, then her enemy and later something much more complicated—the guy she can say anything to, the guy who makes every inch of her feel wide awake in a way…

Valentine’s Day Giveaway ! (ends 2/14/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / February 2, 2017

This is a very “Sweet” Giveaway! We’re spreading some Valentine’s Day love with a giveaway full of chocolate, books, and pretty things!  To enter fill out the Rafflecopter then hit the comments and tell us about something YOU love. Your favorite author, book, or blog. Tell us about your true love, your kids, your best friend or your pets. Anything you love. We want to hear about what makes your heart full or just makes you smile. Enter the Giveaway! a Rafflecopter giveaway

A Tour, Interview & Giveaway for THE OUTLAW’S SECRET by Stacy Henrie! (ends 2/18/17)
Adult Books / February 2, 2017

This is such a FUN and unique story! On Tour with Prism Book Tours. The Outlaw’s Secret by Stacy Henrie Christian Historical Romance Paperback & ebook, 288 pages February 7th 2017 by Love Inspired Historical Lawman in Disguise Getting taken hostage by a gang of train robbers wasn’t in dime novelist Essie Vanderfair’s plans, but interviewing these men could make her career soar. Especially since the gang includes legendary outlaw Tex Beckett, better known as the Texas Titan. Tex is famed for his protection of women and children, so she’ll be fine…right? Keeping the gang in line was hard enough before a stubborn, beautiful writer interfered. Now Tex is scrambling to keep Essie safe, to gather evidence against the gang and most of all to hide his dangerous secrets. First, that he’s a detective working undercover. And second, that he’s not the Texas Titan at all, but Tex’s twin brother, Tate Beckett. Goodreads│Amazon│Barnes & Noble│Book Depository│Harlequin Review by Sabrina: This was a fun book. The characters were likable and flawed just enough. There was somewhat of a story line inside of the story and I was concerned it would detract from the actual story but it flowed well enough although I’m not sure…

GiveawayTime! P.S. I Love You Blog Hop Giveaway! (2/16/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / February 1, 2017

Welcome to P.S. I Love You Giveaway Hop brought to you by The Hopping Bloggers! Enter to WIN the Grand Prize, PLUS, my Giveaway valued at $39.! Then Hop around for the chances to WIN even MORE prizes! Hosted By: Mama Smith’s and Women and Their Pretties Co-Hosted By: Everyday Life, Crazy Busy Family Life, Life with 5 Monkies, & The Robin’s Nest Designs Sponsored By: Teach My CLICK THE ABOVE IMAGE TO ENTER TO WIN THE GRAND PRIZE. GRAND PRIZE: Two Teach My Deluxe Learning Kits Choose between Teach My Baby, Toddler, Preschooler, and Kindergartener Deluxe Learning Kits Teach My are makers of award winning learning tools that help your child get a head start! Their products teach babies, toddlers and preschoolers the basic skills, things like; the alphabet, colors, shapes, numbers, reading and even math! Their aim is to encourage early learning, parent child interaction, self-esteem and help children to develop fine motor skills and excellent hand eye coordination. Bond. Teach. Play… 20 minutes a day! Purchase here. Each giveaway has a value of a minimum of $15, however some are worth much more. Be sure to enter to win all of them because there is no limit…

EMBERS IN THE SEA by Jennifer M. Eaton Release Day Celebration & Giveaway! (ends 2/13/17_
Adult Books / February 1, 2017

  I am so excited that EMBERS IN THE SEA by Jennifer M. Eaton releases today and that I get to share the news! If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author Jennifer M. Eaton, be sure to check out all the details below…(This is new to me, also!) This blitz also includes a giveaway for a Perfectly Posh, Posh To Meet You Set ($20 value), and an Alien Charm Necklace US Only courtesy of Jennifer & Month9Books. So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post.  Title: EMBERS IN THE SEA (Fire in The Woods #3) Author: JenniferM. Eaton Pub. Date: January 31, 2017 Publisher: Month9Books Format: Paperback, eBook Pages: 300 Find it: Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | TBD  Alien scientist David has dealt with disappointment his entire life, but failing to breathe life into the planet Mars is his greatest regret. Out of options and in need of a new home for their people, the alien Caretakers rekindle their plan to inhabit Earth. First they will have to eliminate the human race, including Jess, the only human David holds dear.   Humanity has one final chance at survival. David…