PLEASE BEAR WITH ME!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / April 26, 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT: I WAS NOT ABLE TO GET MY NEW FORTH-COMING BLOG UP AND RUNNING BY MAY 1st, AS PLANNED. I WANT TO THANK ALL OF YOU WHO HAVE CONTINUED TO FLOLLOW ME EVEN AFTER ALL OF MY DISASTERS. YOU CAN’T POSSIBLY KNOW HOW MUCH I APPRECIATE IT. UNFORTUNATELY, I AM GOING TO HAVE TO STAY WITH WORDPRESS A FEW MORE MONTHS. I WILL BE WORKING HARD THIS WEEK TO IMPROVE MY PRESENT SITE AND COMPLETE IT. IT WILL HAVE TO DO FOR NOW. WITH MY DEEPEST APPRECIATION, LU ANN AND STAFF, TOO.

Debutante by Marie Silk blitz & International Giveaway! (ends 5/4/17)
Young Adult Books / April 26, 2017

Davenport House Prequel: Debutante Marie Silk Publication date: April 21st 2017 Genres: Historical, Young Adult The family saga begins in Debutante, a prequel to the best-selling Davenport House series. A life of luxury for the Davenports means drudgery for the servants on the grand country estate. This is their story in 1909 America, six years prior to the events of book one. While her father is away on business, sixteen-year-old Mary Davenport feels confined and alone, despite her privileged life at the family’s mansion. As the day of Mary’s debutante ball draws near, the servants are conflicted by instructions from Mary’s mother to starve her until she fits into a gown that was made too small. Mary is also under pressure to act the part of society while being forbidden from seeing her only friend, the servant boy who works in the stable. In a shantytown hours away, a young girl called Abigail is hired to sew a gown for a dressmaker’s wealthy patron. Abigail gives up her education in order to provide for her impoverished family. Neither she nor Mary is aware of how connected their futures are destined to become. Goodreads / Amazon Special release price of 99¢!…

The Harmful Rush Review blog tour & International Giveaway! (ends 5/2/17)
Young Adult Books / April 25, 2017

Harmful Rush (Remedy #3)  by Debra Doxer Publication date: April 24th 2017 Genres: Paranormal, Romance, Young Adult Harmful Rush is a standalone, full-length novel set in the Remedy world. You do not have to read the first two books to read this book. Skylark Samuels has a secret. She’s not a normal teenager, although she plays one in real life. Pretending to be something you’re not isn’t easy, especially in high school where gossip is gold. For years, Sky manages to hide her uniqueness, until one fateful day when she exposes her gift, her curse, and all her fears come to pass. Now instead of going to college near home like she planned, she has to leave town and go someplace where the rumors can’t follow. The plan when she gets there: keep to herself and stay under the radar. But blending into the background is impossible when local heartthrob Dylan Parks notices her. Even though Sky keeps her distance and doesn’t act like one of Dylan’s adoring fans, he goes out of his way to talk to her. Her. The girl who wants to be invisible. Sky isn’t immune to Dylan’s charm, but getting close to him is a…

Release Week Blitz:  Other Breakable Things by Kelley York and Rowan Altwood!
Young Adult Books / April 25, 2017

Hello readers!  Welcome to the Release Week Blitz for: Other Breakable Things by Kelley York and Rowan Altwood presented by Entangled Teen!   Congratulations Kelley York and Rowan Altwood!!   Other Breakable Things by Kelley York and Rowan Altwood Publication Date: April 4 ,2017 Publisher: Entangled Teen According to Japanese legend, folding a thousand paper cranes will grant you healing. Evelyn Abel will fold two thousand if it will bring Luc back to her. Luc Argent has always been intimately acquainted with death. After a car crash got him a second chance at life—via someone else’s transplanted heart—he tried to embrace it. He truly did. But he always knew death could be right around the corner again. And now it is. Sick of hospitals and tired of transplants, Luc is ready to let his failing heart give out, ready to give up. A road trip to Oregon—where death with dignity is legal—is his answer. But along for the ride is his best friend, Evelyn. And she’s not giving up so easily. A thousand miles, a handful of roadside attractions, and one life-altering kiss later, Evelyn’s fallen, and Luc’s heart is full. But is it enough to save him? Evelyn’s betting…

BLOOD ROAD Blog Tour, Spotlight & Giveaway! (U.S. only [ends 5/8/17])
Young Adult Books / April 24, 2017

          Title: BLOOD ROAD Author: Amanda McCrina Pub. Date: April 25, 2017 Publisher: Month9Books Format: Paperback, eBook Pages: 329 Nineteen-year-old Torien Risto has seen dissidents dealt with before. He knows the young local girl who just knifed him will hang for assaulting an Imperial officer, unless he can stop it. Someone inside the provincial government is kidnapping Imperial citizens and selling them across the desert to the salt mines, silencing anyone who tries to intervene. The girl’s brother is one of those who has been taken. Rejected by the corrupt courts, she’s waging a personal war against the Empire. Determined to save her life, Torien sets out in search of answers on the Salt Road, the ancient trade route running deep into the heart of a desert—territory claimed by the hostile Mayaso tribe. Now, Torien is no longer sure where his own loyalty lies, or how far he will go to break the cycle of tyranny, political bullying, and social injustice in an empire that seals its borders in blood. Find it:Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | TBD About Amanda:  Amanda McCrina has studied in Italy, taught English in Japan, and currently tutors Latin in Atlanta,…

Blog Tour & Giveaway for CHANCE for HOME! (ends 4/31/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / April 24, 2017

Popular author, Traci Hunter Abramson, “hits a home run” with another  baseball player drama, – a sure “hit” for fans! Be sure to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting!  This Book Tour & Giveaway is presented by Covenant Communications Synopsis: Beautiful pre-med student Kari Evans believes she’s found the man of her dreams—right up until the moment she discovers he’s a two-timing cheat. Desperately gathering the pieces of her broken heart, she realizes that what she needs most is space to reconsider her future. A summer in Washington, DC, with her professional baseball player brother, Ben, sounds like just the change of scene she’s after. But if complicated romantic entanglements are what she’s trying to escape, she’s out of luck. Ryan Strobel has had it with spotlight-seeking women. As third baseman for the Washington Nationals, he’s dealt with more than his fair share of opportunistic admirers—but his ex-fiancée, Brandi, may be the worst. When the woman refuses to take no for an answer, Ryan’s teammate Ben offers a crazy solution: Ben’s sister will pose as Ryan’s new girlfriend. Though an unlikely pair, Ryan and Kari find themselves getting surprisingly comfortable with the charade. Soon, the line between…

Last Semester by Corine Mekaouche blitz & International Giveaway! (ends 4/25/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / April 23, 2017

Last Semester  by Corine Mekaouche Publication date: April 21st 2017 Genres: Comedy, New Adult, Romance When Johanna ‘Jo’ Gold, witty college life blogger and senior at Rutan University, decides to move in with three male strangers her last semester of school, her life unexpectedly turns upside down. While dealing with her new roommates, A.J., the pompous rich kid who feels trapped in following his father’s footsteps; Rob, the prematurely engaged former womanizer who tries to force Jo out of the house at all costs; and Drew, the 21-year-old virgin genius whose encounters with women have been more than limited, Jo learns that change isn’t always easy and it’s up to her to learn how to survive the remainder of her time at Rutan the best that she can. Along with searching for her missing mother, figuring out a clever way to pay for school tuition on her own, and dealing with the childish pranks brought on by a certain roommate, Jo’s issues seem more complicated than the average 21-year-old. Can Jo endure the dramatic perils of college while planning for life after graduation? Goodreads / Amazon EXCERPT: “Breathe, Rob! Just breathe!” I demand in a panicky voice from the back…

Forgotten by Kristin Smith blitz & International Giveaway! (ends 4/27/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / April 22, 2017

This dystopian Young Adult series sounds very good! Don’t Forget to Enter the Giveaway at the End of This Posting! Forgotten (The Deception Game #2) by Kristin Smith Published by: Clean Teen Publishing Publication date: April 25th 2017 Genres: Dystopian, Young Adult The epic tale of Sienna Preston continues in this second installment of the exhilarating Deception Game series. Seventeen-year-old Sienna is no stranger to heartache and loss. But this time, it’s different; someone―or something―has tampered with a loved one’s memories, and she’s determined to get answers. The trail leads her to the glittering skyscrapers and modern luxuries of Rubex, the Capital of Pacifica, where she infiltrates the government’s Agency for Intelligence and Genetics. But answers are not always easy to come by, especially when her own memories may have been altered. Luckily, Zane Ryder is there to help her put the pieces back together, his devotion and concern muddying the waters between friendship and something more. When Sienna gets too close to uncovering dark Agency secrets, she’s framed for the murder of a prominent government official, sending her on the run. Sienna’s heart may be torn about who she loves, but none of that really matters anymore―because the only…

SUCCESS WITH STRESS Blog Tour, Review, Guest Post & Giveaway! (ends 5/12/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / April 20, 2017

This is a quick read, valuable reference book to keep “on hand”! U.S.A. & Canada residents, be sure to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting! Book Description: Believe it or not, stress isn’t all bad; in fact, it’s an important part of the natural world. Stress helps us survive as a species – because of that we want the ability to be stressed. That said, being able to manage stress with greater success is the difference between surviving and THRIVING. Success with Stress explores five simple ideas to spark your personal power to change the level, duration, and frequency of the stress in your life. With workplace stress being linked to quality of life, health, and workplace morale, this is a must-read for any team looking to improve morale and individuals looking to improve their quality of life. Buy the Book:  Amazon  | Add to Goodreads MY REVIEW: (LAWonder10) In today’s society, stress is a major fact in each of our lives. Stress is not all bad! This “handy” little book, helps one to decide if he/she is in control of his/her stress level or is the stress controlling in control of him/her. Furthermore, it helps one to know how to…

The Gentleman’s Promise Blitz & International Giveaway! (ends 4/27/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / April 20, 2017

I ADORE Historical Romance stories, don’t you? Don’t forget to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting! The Gentleman’s Promise (Daughters of Amhurst, #3) by Frances Fowlkes Published by: Entangled Publishing Publication date: April 17th 2017 Genres: Adult, Historical, Romance A social pariah due to her scandalous activities, Lady Sarah Beauchamp yearns for redemption to obtain a husband. The assistance of Society darling Mr. Jonathon Annesley gives her hope of success. However, the more effort he puts into helping her, the more she realizes the only esteem she wishes to earn is that of the handsome Jonathon. However, her reputation would potentially ruin his political aspirations. Offering a gentleman’s promise to help his sister’s friend regain the favor of the ton should be easy for son of a viscount, Jonathon Annesley. After all, he’s well liked and considered a rising star in Parliament. Until he learns Sarah’s ultimate goal is a husband. No man is good enough and could ever appreciate her for all she is. But she is not for him—his focus rests solely on gaining reforms for society’s weakest members. Yet, a promise made cannot be broken… Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes & Noble / iBooks…

#YOLO by K.M. Pyne Cover Reveal- 4/19!
Young Adult Books / April 19, 2017

Cover Reveal:  #YOLO by K.M. Pyne Hello Readers!  Welcome to the Cover Reveal for #YOLO by K.M. Pyne book 2 in the Ruby Knight Chronicles! Once again Ruby Knight finds herself dragged into her Mam’s World. This time someone at her school is out for revenge! Ruby, along with her friends, have to work out who is murdering students … Why they are murdering them? … What do they ultimately want? At the same time relationships are made and some are broken, but will Ruby find the killer in time? Or will someone else have to perish at the hands of a killer? #YOLO by K.M. Pyne Publication Date: May 8, 2017 OTHER BOOKS IN THE SERIES: When Ruby Knight’s best friend, Catriona Taylor disappears Ruby knows something isn’t right. Time is ticking and the race is on to find Catriona. Has she run away? Is she really on a holiday with her parents? Has something more sinister happened to her? These are the questions facing Ruby. Can she find Catriona? Can she ask her detective Mam for help? Or will she leave it too late? Follow Ruby on her journey to find her best friend!   KM Pyne lives…

Serenade by Heather McKenzie blitz & International Giveaway! (ends 4/27/17)
Young Adult Books / April 19, 2017

This sounds like an eerie, yet, awesome series for YA! Don’t Forget To Enter The International Giveaway At The End Of This Posting! Serenade (The Nightmusic Trilogy #1) by Heather McKenzie Published by: Clean Teen Publishing Publication date: April 17th 2017 Genres: Mystery, Romance, Suspense, Young Adult Kidnapped and held hostage in the Rockies, a teenage heiress falls for her abductor while her corrupt father and devoted bodyguard fight to get her back. The discovery of true love and dark family secrets turns deadly in this epic coming of age adventure. Kaya Lowen dreams of living like a normal eighteen-year old, but being heiress to a billion-dollar company has put her life in constant danger. Fiercely guarded by her powerful and corrupt father, she develops close bonds with those who protect her, especially Oliver – a bodyguard who has proven his devotion to her time and again. He wins her heart – until a chance encounter with a mysterious stranger has her questioning everything she believes in. Haunted by true love and reeling from a guilty conscience, Kaya’s world unravels when she’s kidnapped. Held captive in a rugged wilderness fraught with raging storms, mystical caves and deadly predators, Kaya’s father scours…

Defiance Blog Tour & International Giveaway! (ends 4/21/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / April 18, 2017

You will not want to miss reading this awesome book! It is a “page-turner”! Be sure to enter the Rafflecopter Giveaway at the end of this posting.   Synopsis:  Eight years after immigrating to the United States, German-born Lukas Ley embodies the American dream: successful athlete, gorgeous girlfriend, loving family. But beneath the surface, eighteen-year-old Lukas is driven by ambition, resolved to avenge the murder of his father at the hands of the Nazi regime. Unfortunately, a failed physical throws his plans for flight school off course. Unlike his war-hero older brother, Lukas’s purpose is unclear. He can’t fly, and in the eyes of the military, he’s good for only one thing—the front lines. From the foxholes of war-ravaged Luxembourg to the devastation of an enormous German offensive, Lukas’s journey is fraught with peril. But when he’s taken as a prisoner of war, he realizes life is about to get much worse. In the enemy camp, Lukas is viewed as a German fighting for the wrong side. Ripped from the innocence of an idealistic youth, he becomes a man beaten by the horrors of war. Now his only hope of survival is to hold tightly to his faith in God…

 THE SKY THRONE Blog Tour, Guest Post & Giveaway!
Uncategorized , Young Adult Books / April 17, 2017

All Sci-Fy Fans, “Check This Out”!       Title: THE SKY THRONE Author: Chris Ledbetter Pub. Date: April 18, 2017 Publisher: Month9Books Format: Paperback, eBook Pages: 292 Duality dwells at every turn, and an adolescent Zeus will learn that all too well when Hyperion attacks his family on Crete. When the dust settles, his mother is unconscious and his best friend left for dead. Stacking epic insult upon fatal injury, Zeus discovers the woman who raised him is not his biological mother. But to ensure her safety while she recovers, a heavy-hearted Zeus leaves her behind to seek answers at Mount Olympus Preparatory Academia. Zeus embarks on a quest to discover who ordered the attack on his home, avenge the death of his friend, and find his birth mother. When some of his new schoolmates vanish, Zeus’s quest is turned upside down, and the only way to make things right is to access the power of The Sky Throne, confront a most dangerous enemy, and take his life back. On his way to becoming king of the Greek gods, Zeus will learn to seize power, neutralize his enemies, and fall in love. Find it: Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | TBD | iBooks…

Immortal Fire Blitz & International Giveaway! (ends 4/20/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / April 15, 2017

Immortal Fire (Red Winter Trilogy #3) Annette Marie Publication date: April 11th 2017 Genres: Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult Once, Emi believed the heavenly gods were righteous and wise, while the earthly yokai spirits were bloodthirsty and evil. But with a traitorous deity poised to destroy her world, and the yokai standing as humanity’s only defense, the lies of her upbringing have toppled to reveal a far more terrifying reality. ​ Despite the looming threat, Emi can’t escape her greatest distraction: Shiro, the fox yokai who has so deftly claimed her heart for his own. Soon—too soon—she will have to break the curse that binds his magic and memories. And once the ancient power inside him awakens, the yokai she loves will be changed forever. As the earthly gods gather to wage war against the heavens, Emi and Shiro must gamble everything to turn the tide against their immortal, all-powerful foes. Together, they will find a way to save her world—even if it means losing each other. Goodreads / Amazon Each book in the Red Winter Trilogy includes ten stunning illustrations by award-winning artist Brittany Jackson. This is an exclusive preview of one illustration featured in Immortal Fire. EXCERPT: Violent shivers…

More Giveaways! Hoppy Easter Giveaway Hop!

WELCOME TO ANOTHER GREAT BLOG HOP GIVEAWAY PRESENTED BY BOOKHOUNDS.NET!                     I am excited to introduce you to three great authors and books, plus give one LUCKY U.S./Canada resident + one LUCKY International WINNER the opportunity to WIN ALL THREE BOOKS! There is a book for the child, the woman and the adults in your house! This First Book Will Be A Delight For Toddlers and Early Elementary Age, donated by the author. Synopsis: When Chuck the Rooster lost his voice, life on the farm began to go wrong. In an attempt to deal with the situation, the animals try to find a replacement from amongst themselves, to fill the sick rooster’s place. So they organize a singing contest. Will someone be found to take Chuck’s place? How will the rooster react to the idea? And will there be another “Farm Idol”? “When Chuck the Rooster Lost His Voice” is Dr. Sigal Haber’s children book. Its Theme was inspired by the world of organizational management in which she specialized for many years. The story describes, with humor and wit, what happens when an employee in the imaginary animal farm has trouble functioning…

RED-TAILED HAWK Blog Tour, Revew, Guest Post & Giveaway! (ends 5/6/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / April 14, 2017

Although this is part of a series, it can easily be read as a stand alone! Be sure to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting! (Sorry, U.S.A. & Can. residents only) Book Description for Red-tailed Hawk (Book #2): When Mariah Easter encounters a large hawk in her urban midtown neighborhood, her father Charlie is concerned. He can see a wild and mystical path opening before his daughter, a path he himself would never be able to resist. The hawk soon reappears: engraved with its twin on a golden thimble that has been an Easter family heirloom for generations. After the thimble is stolen at a funeral reception, Mariah and her mother Samantha set off on a road trip to find it, a journey that will bring healing to the grieving family and change Mariah’s life forever. Red-tailed Hawk is a coming of age story, the tale of a young woman’s quest to discover the source of her own longing and to understand the mystical legacy of her family. Buy the Book: Amazon  ~  Add to Goodreads My REVIEW: This was a very entertaining tale of a somewhat eccentric family. The father is an adventurer, yet, loyal enough…

July Thunder by Shannon A. Thompson blitz & International Giveaway! (ends 4/20/17)
Young Adult Books / April 12, 2017

The YA Group seems to really like this series! July Thunder Shannon A. Thompson Published by: Clean Teen Publishing Publication date: April 10th 2017 Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult From best-selling author Shannon A. Thompson comes an exciting new duology in the Bad Bloods universe. Fourteen-year-old Violet has been called many things: a bad blood, a survivor, an immortal…now she has a new name–citizen. But adjusting to a lawful life is not easy, especially when she must live under the rule of the same officers who justified the killings of her flock only eight months earlier. Segregation of bad bloods and humans is still in effect, and rebellious Violet steps into a school where she is not allowed. When the police get involved, things deteriorate quickly, sparking a new revolution at the wall separating the Highlands from the outskirts. That’s when Caleb steps in. He might appear to be an average sixteen-year-old bad blood, but he has secrets, and Violet is determined to figure them out. Caleb knows who’s attacking the wall and why, but his true identity remains a mystery–and how he relates to Violet could shake the threatened city to its very core. Together or not, a storm will…

DON’T KISS THE MESSENGER BY KATIE RAY BLOG TOUR, & Guest Post & Giveaway!
Young Adult Books / April 11, 2017

WELCOME TO ‘DON’T KISS THE MESSENGER’ BY KATIE RAY BLOG TOUR!           Don’t Kiss the Messenger (Edge Lake High School, #1) by Katie Ray Publication Date:  April 10, 2017 Publisher:  Entangled Teen Crush For most of her teenage life, CeCe Edmonds has been dealing with the stares and the not-so-polite whispers that follow her around Edgelake High. So she has a large scar on her face—Harry Potter had one on his forehead and people still liked him. CeCe never cared about her looks—until Emmett Brady, transfer student and football darling, becomes her literature critique partner. The only problem? Emmett is blindsided by Bryn DeNeuville, CeCe’s gorgeous and suddenly shy volleyball teammate. Bryn asks CeCe to help her compose messages that’ll charm Emmett. CeCe isn’t sure there’s anything in his head worth charming but agrees anyway—she’s a sucker for a good romance. Unfortunately, the more messages she sends and the more they run into each other, the more she realizes there’s plenty in his head, from food to literature. Too bad Emmett seems to be falling for the wrong girl…   Disclaimer: This Entangled Teen Crush book involves one fiercely scarred girl who wants the new guy in…

Miss Whitaker Opens Her Heart Blog Tour & International Giveaway! (ends 4/12/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / April 10, 2017

…Presenting Another wonderful Historical Fiction by talented author, Jennifer Moore! Don’t forget to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting!       Print Length: 224 pages Publisher: Covenant Communications Published April 2017  Australia, 1814 As a young child bound for a strange country, Sarah Whitaker dreamed of life with her father on his sprawling Australian ranch. But her hopes were shattered when she learned of his death and of her new role as heiress of the largest sheep farm in New Wales. Orphaned in a land greatly populated by petty criminals exiled from England, the future seemed grim. But now, ten years later, Sarah has defied the odds and become a successful businesswoman—much to the chagrin of her male counterparts. Hardened to the dishonesty of both her fellow ranchers and the felons in her employ, Sarah has learned one important truth: no one is to be trusted. Daniel Burton is a lucky man. Sentenced to death for his role in a horse race scandal, Daniel was granted reprieve thanks to the influence of his wealthy relatives. Now, rather than death, Daniel faces exile in Australia—an opportunity to put past mistakes behind him. But when he purchases land…

Standing Ground blog tour & International Giveaway! (ends 4/20/17)
Young Adult Books / April 7, 2017

Join us for this Tour/Giveaway for Book Two of this New, YA series! Standing Ground (Under Ground, #2) Alice Rachel Publication date: October 27th 2016 Genres: Dystopian, Romance, Young Adult When the authorities strike to regain control over the riots in Eboracum City and use drastic measures as retaliation against the civilians, the citizens are forced to fight back to survive. A virus has spread through the Underground, taking down the refugees one by one, soon contaminating the rebels. If Thia wants to save the ones she loves, she will have to retrieve the cure, quickly. But certain decisions are costly, and not all actions are free of consequences. Goodreads / Amazon Excerpt: When the virus hit us, it showed up on our horizon out of nowhere, unfurling through the Underground like a tsunami rising from the abyss. It started with a timid girl named Lydia, whose silence and quiet attitude did nothing to hide the trauma she had endured in Camp 19. When Lydia fainted in the middle of the cafeteria, no one worried at first. Everyone assumed she hadn’t eaten enough. Food was scarce, after all. She was probably hungry. But when she came to, she began coughing….

STORY TELLERS: An Evening with Colorful Characters DVD Review by LAWonder10!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / April 7, 2017

Did you know the esteemed L.D.S. men, Porter Rockwell & young J. Golden Kimball, shared an evening with Mark Twain?  DVD: Story Tellers: An Evening with Colorful Characters DVD Length: 67 minutes ACTORS: Jasen Wade (Porter Rockwell) | Joshua Michael French (Mark Twain) Cameron Asay (J. Golden Kimball) WRITER/DIRECTOR: John Lyde Film synopsis: One cold night in the Utah Territory, three opinionated men, seemingly by chance, find themselves sharing a campfire as they tell tales, swap insults, and expound on their personal beliefs and philosophies. However, one of the men is not there by mere coincidence. Join Porter Rockwell, Mark Twain, and J. Golden Kimball for an entertaining and intriguing evening with three of the most colorful characters of the Old West. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6659580/ DVD Trailer: MY REVIEW: (LAWonder10) Fans of the L.D.S. historically famous Porter Rockwell & J. Golden Kimball, will delight in this little known account of their meeting with Mark Twain! It was very interesting, yet, presented in low-key, relaxed production. It borders a Documental genre. This is not reviewed and rated as a movie. The actors did a fabulous job portraying their characters. The setting was perfect. The only complaint I have is in the beginning of the film presentation, the…

The Book Tour & Giveaway for THE MATCHMAKING GAME by Donna Hatch ends 4/22/17!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / April 6, 2017

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. The Matchmaking Game (Timeless Romance Single) Donna Hatch Adult Historical Romance ebook, 126 pages April 18th 2017 by Mirror Press From the publisher of the USA TODAY bestselling & #1 Amazon bestselling Timeless Romance Anthology series in Clean & Wholesome Romance, comes the Timeless Romance Singles line. THE MATCHMAKING GAME: A brand new historical romance novella from bestselling author Donna Hatch. Rowena’s childhood friend, Evan, has returned home from war a handsome, but mysterious stranger. In an effort to bring happiness to her father, not to mention uncover the Evan she remembers from their youth, Rowena seeks to unite their parents. Who better to match a lonely widow and widower together than their adoring children? Her matchmaking game could help their parents find happiness and draw out her childhood friend buried beneath Evan’s new reserve … or it could break more than one heart. Goodreads│Amazon Review by Vickie: I loved reading this book.  I have read several Donna Hatch’s books and loved everyone of them. I love romance novels written in about the 1800’s in England.  They are my favorite genre. The characters were very believable and fun to get to know.  I could easily…

“Rain Rain Go Away!” Giveawy Hop! (ends 4/19/17)

What better Time than SPRING for a Giveaway HOP(?)!!   This Hop is presented by The Kids Did It http://thekidsdidit.com & The Mommy Island http://themommyisland.blogspot.com I have TWO UNIQUE, yet ENTERTAINING, Books to offer ONE LUCKY WINNER!! Book 0ne: Blurb About the Book: What makes Womb most unique is the unusual narrator. Set in the city and suburbs of Baltimore, Womb is narrated from the point of view of a child still in utero. He describes his own reality inside the womb, his connection to the collective consciousness, and also narrates (through his own perspective) the drama of his mother’s life as she deals with her pregnancy, friends, family and work. ​​Womb has been compared to Room by Emma Donoghue in style, as well as The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold. Womb Relese Day was March 21, 2017. Advance Praise for Womb: a novel in stories “An utterly unique look at the world from the most unlikely vantage point. In Womb, Goodman has created a humorous, thoughtful, unexpected narrator who is wise beyond his years.”                          – Jennifer Miller, author of The Heart You Carry Home “Wild, wacky and engagingly original, Womb will take you on a journey whose destination is nothing short of Life—with a capital L.” – Yona Zeldis McDonough, author of The House On Primrose Pond “There is real suspense in this brave book and more than one surprise. So, suspend your disbelief and let the lad talk.”                           – Ron Tanner, author of Missile Paradise “In Womb: a novel in utero, Eric D. Goodman explores the paradox between what we know innately about…

Other Breakable Things by Kelley York and Rowan Altwood Release Week Blitz !
Young Adult Books / April 5, 2017

Hello readers!  Welcome to the Release Week Blitz for Other Breakable Things by Kelley York and Rowan Altwood presented by Entangled Teen! Congratulations Kelley York and Rowan Altwood!! Other Breakable Things by Kelley York and Rowan Altwood Publication Date: April 4 ,2017 Publisher: Entangled Teen According to Japanese legend, folding a thousand paper cranes will grant you healing. Evelyn Abel will fold two thousand if it will bring Luc back to her. Luc Argent has always been intimately acquainted with death. After a car crash got him a second chance at life—via someone else’s transplanted heart—he tried to embrace it. He truly did. But he always knew death could be right around the corner again. And now it is. Sick of hospitals and tired of transplants, Luc is ready to let his failing heart give out, ready to give up. A road trip to Oregon—where death with dignity is legal—is his answer. But along for the ride is his best friend, Evelyn. And she’s not giving up so easily. A thousand miles, a handful of roadside attractions, and one life-altering kiss later, Evelyn’s fallen, and Luc’s heart is full. But is it enough to save him? Evelyn’s betting her heart,…

Cover Reveal & Giveaway for ‘Shifters & Glyphs’ by Christina Bauer!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / April 4, 2017

You Paranormal Fans will probably enjoy this! Shifters & Glyphs (Fairy Tales of the Magicorum, #2) by Christina Bauer Published by: Monster House Books Publication date: October 30th 2018 Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult After being raised by the meanest fairies in the history of ever, Bryar Rose is now free to live her own life. For the first time, she’s attending West Lake Prep, a regular high school. Well, mostly regular. Some students are actually hidden members of the Magicorum. In other words, they’re really wizards, fairies, or shifters. Bry doesn’t mind, though. She’s thrilled to enjoy all the new experiences of being around normal kids her age, from locker pranks to lunchtime mystery meat. Everything is going along great, except for one thing. Bry’s dreams about the pyramids of Egypt have gotten darker and more sinister. Every night, she sees her new man Knox and her best friend Elle in danger. With no other choice, Bry plans to leave school to explore the pyramids on own. But her new man Knox discovers the scheme and is having none of it. He wants to stay by her side, no matter what. It’s a good thing too, because Bry must solve…

XENOGENEIC: FIRST CONTACT Blog Tour & Giveaway! (ends 4/15/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / April 4, 2017

Book Description: Xenogeneic is a science fiction thriller about first contact with an alien race that lost their civil war and wants to take over Earth. Dr. Elena Pyetrov’s father vanished in space 18 years ago while searching for extraterrestrial life. As an aerospace engineer, Elena travels into space to search for answers and continue his work. Her ship is pulled off course and crashes. She suspects extraterrestrial interference. The alien Knoonk lost their civil war in a distant star system and fled to Earth’s neighborhood to hide and regroup. They seek a new home—Earth. Unable to live in Earth’s toxic environment, the aliens kidnap and use humans to genetically modify their species to adapt. Surviving the crash, Elena and her shipmates are transported to a closed cave system where the Knoonk monitor and control everything. Elena tries to make a connection with her hosts and find ways to work together, but Knoonk leaders rebuff her and force the humans to submit as slaves. The aliens use illusions, distractions, and social experiments to learn from their hostages and keep them off balance. Resistance by captive humans brings swift punishment to break the human spirit.​ While Elena continues to look for…

THE MAGNIFICENT GLASS GLOBE Blog Tour & (U.S.) Giveaway!

This looks and sounds like a fantastic read for older elementary age and YA youth!   Title: THE MAGNIFICENT GLASS GLOBE Author: N.R. Bergeson Pub. Date: April 10, 2017 Publisher: TantrumBooks Format: Paperback, eBook  Pages: 273 Eleven-year-old Mary Tucker dreams of visiting the Amazon. But if her father, a museum curator, has his way, she might be a grandmother before she ever gets the chance. One day, while mischievously exploring the museum’s warehouse with her brother Ike and best friend Helen, Mary stumbles across an old travel trunk belonging to her grandfather. Inside, they discover an nondescript glass globe. Curious about the simple object, Mary touches the globe, and is shocked when the room is suddenly consumed by the most amazing view of Earth. The magnificent globe lets the friends zoom closer and closer toward the earth’s surface, eventually bringing them close enough to touch the trees. That’s when the globe entirely disappears, and they find themselves falling. Suddenly, they’re far from home, in place that’s either a paradise, or the place where they will die. Sleep, water, and food become precious and scarce. A native tribe may hold the keys to their survival as well as clues to help them…

Digging in the Stars by Katherine Blakeney Blitz & International Giveaway!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / April 1, 2017

This sounds so good! Digging in the Stars Katherine Blakeney Published by: Blaze Publishing Publication date: March 28th 2017 Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult A lost ancient civilization and the tomb of a legendary king lie buried beneath centuries of ash on the volcanic planet Thror, but that’s not the only reason sixteen-year-old Carter has tricked her Archaeology of Outer Space class into coming here. Her best friend Conrad has just disappeared on a trip to Thror, leaving behind little more than a broken vintage camera. The strange and disturbing photographs she manages to extract make her suspect Conrad’s disappearance is somehow connected to the hidden tomb of the last king of Thror. Unfortunately, the ludicrously over-friendly ‘Furry Giants’ who have taken over the planet’s barren surface would rather offer her cheap souvenirs than answers, and the local officials insist they have no record of Conrad’s existence. Inspired by fear for Conrad’s life and the chance to make the greatest archaeological discovery of the century, Carter and her friends follow Conrad’s footsteps deep into the mountains of Thror’s forbidden Black Zone and launch an illicit excavation. Coded messages, stunning ancient ruins, and clues left by Conrad himself begin to surface…

April Cash Event! FOR A RAINY DAY! (ends 4/22/17)

MORE CASH OPPORTUNITIES COMING YOU WAY! Beat the rainy day blues by entering to win during the $250 For A Rainy Day cash giveaway where you have the option of choosing between $250 PayPal Cash OR an Amazon E-Gift Card!   This event was organized by The Kids Did It & The Mommy Island and sponsored by the awesome bloggers, authors, and Etsy shop owners listed below! Give some love to the For A Rainy Day sponsors and follow them on social media: Rainy Day Sponsors: The Kids Did It The Mommy Island Zombie Parenting It’s a Jersey Thing FROG Reviews and Ramblings Rockin’ Book Reviews Simple Steps For Living Life Imperfect Women Savvy Sweeper’s Tidbits bookroomreviews 4 the LUV of SANITY MumbleBeeInc Deals and Steals Lenore Harper Kindle And Me Miss Molly Says Thrifty Mommas Tips Our-Wolves-Den HOME JOBS BY MOM Mom To Grandma Savvy Sweeper’s Tidbits Sonya’s Happenings… Raising My 5 Sons The Parenting Patch Java John Z’s Still Blonde after all these YEARS Coupons and Freebies Mom Ava Anne Boutique Misadventures with Andi This Mama’s Life LeahSay’s Views Filipino Recipes Portal Hip Mama’s Place ONE entrant will be selected by the entry form to win $250 PayPal cash…

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Don’t Miss his Opportunity! The Smurfs Movie Prize Pack Giveaway!(ends 4/14/17)

Smurfs: The Lost Village hits theaters on April 7, 2017! Celebrate with us by entering to WIN this exciting Prize Package!! The latest Smurfs movie is finally coming to theaters! Smurfs: The Lost Village comes out April 7, 2017 and in order to help celebrate, a group from The Hopping Bloggers have put together an awesome prize pack for you! Smurfs fans of all ages will be excited for this one! It is worth over $65 and includes: $25 Fandango Gift Card The Smurfs on Blu-ray The Smurfs 2 on Blu-ray The Smurfs Set of 3 Plush Dolls The Smurfs Toy House Synopsis In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard Gargamel does. Embarking on a rollercoaster journey full of action and danger, the Smurfs are on a course that leads to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history! Connect with Smurfs Official Site | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | #SmurfsMovie Enter to win this Trolls Blu-ray Prize Pack…

Blog tour: ‘Courting Carrie in Wonderland’ by arla Kelly!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 30, 2017

I really enjoy talented author, Carla Kelly’s, books!  This Tour is presented by Cedar Fort Publishing Courting Carrie in Wonderland by Carla Kelly Paperback, 320 pages Published March 1st 2017 by Sweetwater Books ISBN: 1462118720 (ISBN13: 9781462118724) Struggling through college and balancing her summer job in Yellowstone Park with the Wylie Camping Company, Carrie McKay simply doesn’t have time to consider romance.   Spanish American War Veteran Sergeant Major Ramsay Stiles also isn’t looking for love, busy with his own complicated affairs. But as the magic of Yellowstone starts making its way into their hearts, both begin to see love move up their priority list. MY REVIEW: Carla Kelly has done it again – created a delightful historical romance! This was a cute, relaxing tale, based on facts. This is a story of the turn of the 20th century Yellowstone park and tourist activity. This had a lot of interesting, factual events intertwined with references to the Spanish-American War events, tossed with the right amount of romance and adventure. Unlike other books of her, it took me almost half the book to truly get into it. I felt the foundation of the story was a little too drawn out, lacking…

Book Blast: Ivory Queen (Order Of The Bell #1.5) By Jacob Devlin with International Giveaway! (ends 4/ 7/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 30, 2017

Hi, All! Are you looking for your next read? Maybe this stop will help make things easier for you! Welcome to the Book Blast for… Ivory Queen (Order Of The Bell #1.5) by Jacob Devlin presented by Blaze Publishing! Publication Date: January 10, 2017 Be sure to enter the giveaway found at the end of the post! Looking for more books to read? Read on and find a book that’s waiting for you to devour!  Twenty-five years ago, the venomous Queen Avoria was banished from the enchanted realms of Florindale and sentenced to spend eternity inside a cursed mirror. After a seemingly endless tumble through the mirror’s abyss, Avoria awakens in a gloomy metropolis in the darkest corner of Wonderland. There she meets the shrewd King of Hearts, Cornelius Redding, and the two strike a turbulent alliance. As Avoria helps Cornelius execute his conquest of Wonderland, she plots her own vengeance against the world that cast her out. In the city’s cold shadows, Avoria finds pawns in the souls that defied her, truth in the reflection that calls to her, and power in the past that forged her. And thus, the Ivory Queen begins carving a path to the ultimate throne….

Book Tour & Giveaway for ‘How to Find Your Dream Dog by Dixie Tenny! (ends
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 29, 2017

This Book Tour/Giveaway is presented by …  U.S./Can. residents, be sure to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting! Book Description: Bringing a new dog into the household should be one of life’s happiest events. The process always starts with excitement and high expectations. Too often, though, it ends in disappointment. The new puppy wakes everyone three times a night, gnaws on furniture, piddles everywhere, knocks the children down. The new adolescent dog is too wild. The new adult dog growls at your neighbors. And where did all this dog hair come from? Most people spend hours researching a new mattress, days researching a new car, and weeks researching a new home or job. Yet for a new dog, a companion for the next 10-15 years, the most they do is visit the nearest shelter or pet shop and buy whatever looks cute and appealing. It’s no wonder they end up disappointed. Whether you are looking for a purebred puppy or a charming mixed-breed, the type of dog you bring into your home matters. A quiet owner will struggle to keep up with a high-energy labrador mix, for instance, while an active outdoor family will be impatient with…

Digging in the Stars Blitz & International Giveaway!
Young Adult Books / March 28, 2017

Digging in the Stars Katherine Blakeney Published by: Blaze Publishing Publication date: March 28th 2017 Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult A lost ancient civilization and the tomb of a legendary king lie buried beneath centuries of ash on the volcanic planet Thror, but that’s not the only reason sixteen-year-old Carter has tricked her Archaeology of Outer Space class into coming here. Her best friend Conrad has just disappeared on a trip to Thror, leaving behind little more than a broken vintage camera. The strange and disturbing photographs she manages to extract make her suspect Conrad’s disappearance is somehow connected to the hidden tomb of the last king of Thror. Unfortunately, the ludicrously over-friendly ‘Furry Giants’ who have taken over the planet’s barren surface would rather offer her cheap souvenirs than answers, and the local officials insist they have no record of Conrad’s existence. Inspired by fear for Conrad’s life and the chance to make the greatest archaeological discovery of the century, Carter and her friends follow Conrad’s footsteps deep into the mountains of Thror’s forbidden Black Zone and launch an illicit excavation. Coded messages, stunning ancient ruins, and clues left by Conrad himself begin to surface as the young archaeologists…

Of Glitter and Gold Blitz & International Giveaway! (ends 4/6/17)
Young Adult Books / March 27, 2017

This looks and sounds like and exciting YA Trilogy! Be sure to enter the Giveaway at the bottom of the posting! Of Glitter and Gold: A Canary Club Anthology  by Sherry D. Ficklin Published by: Clean Teen Publishing Publication date: March 27th 2017 Genres: Historical, Young Adult Set during the flamboyant anything-goes era of 1920’s America, these three tales are filled with intriguing characters and rich imagery from the time period—with flappers, jazz music, gangsters, and lavish wealth. Escape to a different decade today with the compelling stories of the Canary Club Anthology. Novelette 1- Gilded Cage Masie, the flaxen-haired daughter of notorious bootlegger Dutch Schultz, returns home from boarding school to find her family in crisis. Her mother is dangerously unstable, her father’s empire is on the brink of ruin, and the boy she once loved has become a ruthless killer for hire. To keep her family’s dangerous secrets, Masie is forced into a lie that will change the course of her future—and leave her trapped in a gilded cage of her own making. Novelette 2- All That Glitters A dame with brains, moxie, and killer curves, June West isn’t your average flapper. She’s managed to endear herself to…

“How to Become a Pirate Hunter” Blog Tour!
Children's Books , Young Adult Books / March 26, 2017

How to Become a Pirate Hunter by Marty Reeder Paperback, 208 pages Published March 1st 2017 by Sweetwater Books ISBN: 1462119808 (ISBN13: 9781462119806 Not everyone is special. Or at least that’s what Eric believes. But when the new girl Charlotte tells him he’s a natural at hunting pirates, and offers to prove it, Eric can’t resist the adventure. Thrown in the middle of the Spanish Main, Eric must quickly accept his skills, or else succumb to the horrors of the dreaded Willard Pirate Twins. Amazon | KOBO | Barnes & Nobles |Books & Things e-copy | MY REVIEW: Have you ever doubted yourself? Do you feel you don’t really have any notable talents? Do you struggle with school assignments? Then this book is for you! This is a story about a young man who dreaded talking to his counselor or anyone else who asked about his future goals…he had none! At school one day, he was rescued from a chalk board assignment, to give a new student  tour of the school so she would know where her classes and lunch area were. She was an unusual girl and actually seemed to like him. Through trust in his new friend overcame his skepticism,…

SUMMONER RISING by Melanie McFarlane Release Day Celebration w/Giveaway! [(U.S.) ends 3/28/17]
Young Adult Books / March 25, 2017

I am pleased to be a part of the Release Day Celebration for  SUMMONER RISING by Melanie McFarlane and that I get to share the news! For those who enjoy being terrified, this is the book series for you!  Attention: All U.S. Residents, Be sure to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting! If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author Malanie McFarlane, be sure to check out all the details below. This blitz also includes a giveaway for a DVD of THE CRAFT, US Only courtesy of Month9Books. So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post. About The Book: Title: SUMMONER RISING Author: Melanie McFarlane Pub. Date: March 28, 2017 Publisher: Month9Books Format: Paperback, eBook  Pages: 300 Excerpt from, The Book of Summoning: Law One: A summoner is responsible for all creatures it lets through from the netherworld.   Dacie Cantar wishes someone had explained the Laws of Summoning to her before she watched a shadowy creature crawl out of a painting at the local arcade. At least it explains the strange things she’s witnessed since moving in with her great-aunt, after her mother’s untimely death. But who wants…

The Supernatural Pet Sitter Blitz & International Giveaway! (ends 3/30/17)
Children's Books , Young Adult Books / March 22, 2017

This is a sure “Winner” for Teens and Pre-Teens! Be sure to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting! The Supernatural Pet Sitter (The Magic Thief, #1) by Diane Moat Publication date: March 5th 2017 Genres: Fantasy, Middle-Grade Every animal can talk to you. You just have to know how to listen. Pepper Neely is better at this than most, especially because she is in charge of pet sitting all the familiars in her neighborhood. A familiar is a pet magically linked to a witch or warlock. As a gnome, Pepper is no stranger to spells and sorcery. She also knows that, despite their special name, familiars aren’t all that different from regular animals. They get anxious when separated from their people, so Pepper uses her special gnome powers to calm them down. She watches Cranky the high-strung ferret, Frank the laid-back parrot, King Arthur the elderly tortoise, and many others. Then, something terrible begins happening to the familiars. Someone is stealing their magic! It not only prevents Pepper from communicating with them but breaks their magical connection with their people. When King Arthur’s magic is stolen, his owner’s powers stop working too. Pepper can sense that the tortoise…

The Wolf Mirror blog tour, Guest Post & International Giveaway! (end 4/6/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 21, 2017

Here is a YA Paranormal which is sure to be a “hit”! The Wolf Mirror  by Caroline Healy Publication date: February 14th 2017 Genres: Historical, Romance, Young Adult Changing places doesn’t always help you see things differently. Cassie throws the first punch in a brawl at Winchester Abbey Girl’s School. Her subsequent suspension is a glitch in Cassie’s master plan; Finish School/Get Job/Leave Home (and never come back). As punishment her mother banishes her to Ludlow Park, their creepy ancestral home. In the dark of a stormy night Cassie finds herself transported to 1714, the beginning of the Georgian period. With the help of a lady’s maid and an obnoxious gentleman, Mr Charles Stafford, Cassie must unravel the mysterious illness afflicting Lord Miller. If Lord Miller kicks the bucket the house goes to Reginald Huxley, the brainless cousin from London. Cassie’s task is to figure out who is poisoning the Lord of Ludlow without exposing herself to the ridicule of her peers, getting herself committed to the asylum or worse, married off to the first man who will have her. Cassie must learn to hold her tongue, keep her pride in check and reign in her rebellious nature – because…

Book Tour & Giveaway for THE WEDDING MARCH by Tara Randel!(ends 3/28/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 20, 2017

The Wedding March (The Business of Weddings #4) Tara Randel Adult Contemporary Romance Paperback & ebook, 384 pages March 1st 2017 by Harlequin Heartwarming The help only he can offer… Cypress Pointe, Florida, is a long way from LA, where pop singer Cassie Branford needs a hit to prove she’s not a twoalbum wonder. But her case of writer’s block could be over when the struggling songwriter meets Luke Hastings at a family wedding. The legendary musician walked away from success at the height of his career. Yet Luke is already inspiring Cassie with his dedication to building a permanent community outreach center for troubled teens. Volunteering to help bring music into these kids’ lives is also bringing her and Luke closer. Maybe they’re not as different as he thinks… Goodreads│Amazon│Barnes & Noble│Harlequin My Review (LAWonder10): Cassie had “writer’s block” while escaping to Florida to attend her father’s wedding…a wedding she did not even want to attend. While his new wife-to-be seemed nice enough, there were too many “deep-seeded” problems for her to forgive him of. However, she needed this time to come up with some new lyrics and tunes before returning to LA…her career was “on the line”. The wedding…

INDIA Blog Tour & International Giveaway – Spotlight! (ends 4/1/16)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 20, 2017

I am excited to introduce this awesome Book and Giveaway! This Book Tour/Giveaway is presented by…   Book Description: I have always been fascinated by the sheer beauty and diversity in Indian culture. “Sensory overload in a glance” is an apt description of a country that is always in movement. To be able to stand still in the middle of all that movement allows me to really “see” her people and absorb the flow of life from birth to death. From learning how to make yellow ink from cow urine to watching funeral pyres burn in Varanasi, I realized that I would have to spend a lifetime here to grasp the immense value of her art, stunning architecture, fascinating food and love of all that is beautiful. Buy the book:   Amazon   Blurb   iTunes   Website Add on goodreads Book Trailer: Author’s Bio: Debra Schoenberger aka #girlwithcamera “My dad always carried a camera under the seat of his car and was constantly taking pictures. I think that his example, together with pouring over National Geographic magazines as a child fuelled my curiosity for the world around me. I am a documentary photographer and street photography is my passion. Some of my images…

Luck of the Irish $250. Group Giveaway! (ends 3/31/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 20, 2017

Who does not need extra cash? Enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting! Luck of the Irish $250 Giveaway March 17th to 31st Enter for your chance to win a $250 Amazon Gift Code or $250 in Paypal Cash!! Thanks to this awesome group of bloggers and authors who have joined with me to bring you one fabulous prize!! SPONSOR LIST I Am A Reader Lori’s Reading Corner Laurie Here – Cont Fiction and MORE Helen Smith Stacy Claflin, Author Rockin’ Book Reviews Kelly Hashway Heather Gray, Author Jennifer Bardsley Ali Winters Author Laurie Treacy Krysten Lindsay Hager author Joshua David Bellin Glistering: B’s Blog Ashley Lavering Author Deb Atwood Bella Street’s Time Travel Romance Suzi Love Coupons and Freebies Mom Elizabeth Isaacs Kimber Leigh Wheaton Dorine White- author Aubrey Wynne: Timeless Romance Jo Noellle B. Kristin McMichael Talia Jager Author Alecia Stone My Life. One Story at a Time. Julie Coulter Bellon Author MK McClintock BookHounds Inger Iversen Felicia Starr Melissa Giorgio Laurisa White Reyes, Author Fat Free Faith Giveaway Details $250 in Paypal Cash or a $250 Amazon.com eGift Card Ends 3/31/17 Open only to those who can legally enter, receive and use money sent via…

Operation Prom Date Book Tour & Givaway! (ends 3/24/17)
Young Adult Books / March 16, 2017

            Operation Prom Date (Tactics in Dating #1) by Cindi Madsen Publication Date: March 13, 2017 Publisher: Entangled Teen Crush Kate ships tons of fictional couples, but IRL her OTP is her and Mick, the hot quarterback she’s crushed on since, like, forever. With only one semester left of senior year, it’s now or never if she wants to land him in time for prom. Since she’s flirtationally challenged, she enlists Cooper Callihan, the guy who turned popular seemingly overnight but who used to be a good friend. Cooper lives and breathes rowing, but his partner just broke his wrist. When he remembers Kate’s good with a set of oars, he strikes a deal: help him train, and he’ll make sure her crush notices her. Only he didn’t know how addicting spending time with her would be. Or how the more successful the Operation is, the more jealousy he experiences. The mission has been set. The troops have their marching orders. But what if the target is the wrong guy all along? Disclaimer: This Entangled Teen Crush book contains stargazing, accidental swimming, and poker swindling. This kissing practice will melt your ereader…and give you a…

Proof of Lies (Anastasia Phoenix, #1) by Diana Rodriguez Wallach blog tour & Giveaway! (ends 3/20/17)
Young Adult Books / March 16, 2017

BE SURE TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY AT THE END OF THIS POSTING! Proof of Lies (Anastasia Phoenix, #1) by Diana Rodriguez Wallach Published by Entangled Teen |Published on March 7th, 2017 Genre: YA Contemporary/Mystery Some secrets are best kept hidden… Anastasia Phoenix has always been the odd girl out, whether moving from city to international city with her scientist parents or being the black belt who speaks four languages. And most definitely as the orphan whose sister is missing, presumed dead. She’s the only one who believes Keira is still alive, and when new evidence surfaces, Anastasia sets out to follow the trail—and lands in the middle of a massive conspiracy. Now she isn’t sure who she can trust. At her side is Marcus, the bad boy with a sexy accent who’s as secretive as she is. He may have followed her to Rome to help, but something about him seems too good to be true. Nothing is as it appears, and when everything she’s ever known is revealed to be a lie, Anastasia has to believe in one impossibility. She will find her sister. Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28143051-proof-of-lies?ac=1&from_search=true Entangled Publishing: https://entangledpublishing.com/index.php/proof-of-lies.html Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Proof-Lies-Diana-Rodriguez-Wallach/dp/1633756084 B&N: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/proof-of-lies-diana-rodriguez-wallach/1124230937?type=eBook Playlist: Check out the Proof of…

Spring Break $1000 Group Giveaway! (ends 4/24/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 16, 2017

That is Correct! You could be one of two people to WIN $500.!!! Enter the Raffllecopter Giveaway at the end of this posting! My thanks goes to Full Lives Reviews for organizing this awesome Giveaway!  Other terrific blogs participating ate listed below! The Parenting Patch Mom To Grandma Coupons and Freebies Mom Barbie’s Beauty Bits Ann Again and again Reviews Cole Nemeth Adventure 57 Heidi’s Wanderings Java John Z’s Oh, The Places We Travel! PaulaMS’ Giveaways, Reviews, & Freebies Box Roundup All about U Mom ‘N Daughter Savings Misadventures with Andi Rockin’ Book Reviews I Choose Joy! Comfy Abode rebelplum The Awesome Muse Atlas Adrift Full Lives Reviews Giveaway Info/ Terms & Conditions: This is a group giveaway starts on 3/15  @ 12PM EST and ends on 4/24. Two (2) lucky readers will win $500 USD through PayPal or Amazon gift card. Winner will be notified via email. Winner has 48 hours to claim prize before prize is forfeit and a new winner is chosen. Winner must claim prize before they are announced. Giveaway is open worldwide, void where prohibited. All entries are voluntary but must be completed as stated with verification in order to win. All entries will be…

Songs and Fins by B. Kristin McMichael Blitz & Giveaway! ([U.S.]ends 3/23.17)
Young Adult Books / March 15, 2017

This is a novel not only for YA! It is surely a nice “twist” to every day stories. U.S. residents, be sure to enter this awesome Giveaway! Songs and Fins B. Kristin McMichael (The Merworld Trilogy, #2) Published by: Lexia Press Publication date: March 14th 2017 Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult Whitney was amazed she finally had a boyfriend, and was prepared for a new life with him in the siren night human world. And the fact he was a lead singer in a rock band in his free time wasn’t bad, either. Too bad having a boyfriend didn’t mean she was going to see him, as his father’s punishment included separating them. Whitney is certain she can handle it, but sure enough, that isn’t the only wrench thrown into her new life. There’s a new threat in town, a scarier one than the backstabbing siren clan she’s part of now. They are night human hunters, and Whitney is an outlawed night human breed. Could her luck get any better? Quiet and peaceful would be ideal, but that’s not what she’s about to get. Goodreads / Amazon EXCERPT: From WATER AND BLOOD: How it all began….. The splashing in the pool…

Love, Jane Blog Tour & International Giveaway! (ends 3/17/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 13, 2017

Although directed at an LDS Audience, this is one any YA/Adult can enjoy! Be sure to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting. This Blog Tour is presented by Covenant Communications Love, Jane by Raneé S. Clark Jane Reeves and Sean O’Callaghan seem to be a match made in heaven—but the timing is all wrong. Jane has her heart set on serving a mission, and she can’t delay telling Sean the news any longer: not only has she quietly submitted her mission papers, but she’s also leaving in a month . . . for Alaska. Shocked and devastated, Sean struggles to come to terms with Jane’s decision. Unable to deny the depth of their feelings for one another, Sean makes a promise to wait for her. Life unfolds for both Jane and Sean, with communications limited to weekly e-mails. But with just a few months left in Jane’s mission, Sean’s messages stop. When she receives the dreaded “Dear Jane” breakup along with the news that she has been replaced by Sean’s former flame, Jane knows the future she envisioned now belongs to another woman. But upon her return home, Jane quickly realizes some things are worth fighting for— perhaps,…

Release Day Blast & Fantastic Giveaway (ends 3/23/17): Operation Prom Date by Cindi Madsen!
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 13, 2017

We’re celebrating the release of OPERATION PROM DATE by Cindi Madsen! Title: Operation Prom Date Author: Cindi Madsen  Age: YA  |  Genre: Contemporary Romance/RomCom } Publisher: Entangled Teen (STAND BY: GIVEAWAY WILL BE ADDED SOON) Blurb: Kissing practice has never been more fun. Kate ships tons of fictional couples, but IRL her OTP is her and Mick, the hot quarterback she’s crushed on since, like, forever. With only one semester left of senior year, it’s now or never if she wants to land him in time for prom. Since she’s flirtationally challenged, she enlists Cooper Callihan, the guy who turned popular seemingly overnight but who used to be a good friend. Cooper lives and breathes rowing, but his partner just broke his wrist. When he remembers Kate’s good with a set of oars, he strikes a deal: help him train, and he’ll make sure her crush notices her. Only he didn’t know how addicting spending time with her would be. Or how the more successful the Operation is, the more jealousy he experiences. The mission has been set. The troops have their marching orders. But what if the target is the wrong guy all along? Disclaimer: This Entangled Teen Crush book contains stargazing, accidental swimming,…

The Dating Experiment Blog Tour.
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 12, 2017

This novel is delightfully light reading for YA/Adults! This story offers humor and hope in the “dating experience”. This Tour is provided by…  About the book: After losing her job, her house, and her guy, the last thing Gabby wants to do is be in a dating experiment—especially with her ex. Her only chance of making it through is with help from her best friend, Ian. But as the study and all its hilariously awkward dates goes on, Gabby finds herself wondering what exactly this experiment is all about. MY REVIEW: Gabby had graduated from the University with a BA in teaching but after losing her first job, nobody would hire her. She ended up I’m the “temp pool” of an agency doing work as a psychic. Like her “life’s story”, her adult life wasn’t much improvement over her High School years! After some disasters in relationships her roommate persuaded her to become a part of “The Dating Experiment”. Join the author in this humorous, yet sometimes, touching tale. Enjoy the adventure and challenges ending up in surprising ways. The story was interesting and inspiring – the trials many will relate to. The only problem I found is the writing lacked…

HURRY! ENDS 3/11/17! Love’s Promise by Melissa Storm Blitz & Awsome Giveaway! (U.S. only)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 11, 2017

  Release Celebration Blitz for Love’s Promise by Melissa Storm On Tour with Prism Book Tours 99¢ SALE! Love’s Promise is on SALE for a limited time! Grab a copy for your eReader while you can! Be sure to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting!(U.S.) Goodreads│Amazon│Barnes & Noble│iBook│Kobo Love’s Promsie (The First Street Church Romances #2) by Melissa Storm Christian Contemporary Romance ebook, 192 pages March 7th 2017 by Partridge & Pear Press She’s waiting for her prince to come … but was he right beside her all the time? Kristina Rose Maher wants to know why fairytales never happen for fat girls. Certain that diner cook Jeff, handsome and fit, will never want her as more than a friend, she stuffs down her attraction to him. But when she finds herself facing a life-altering weight loss surgery, she discovers she’s willing to do whatever it takes to embrace life—and love—to the fullest. Jeffrey Berkley can’t bear the thought of losing the friend he’s only just beginning to realize matters so much to him… no matter what size she is. But he is also terrified that helping her reach for her dreams will also mean finally reaching for his own—and letting…

Incense and Peppermints by Cathrina Constantine blitz & International Giveaway! (ends 3/16/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 10, 2017

This is a novel reflective of the early ’70’s! Be sure to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting. Incense and Peppermints Cathrina Constantine Publication date: March 10th 2017 Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult Peace demonstrations, sit-ins, and burning the U.S. flag following the escalation of the Vietnam War are leading to a catalyst known to the world as the Sixties, and a musical revolution, flower power, hippies, marijuana, and drugs are carrying the generations—young and old—into a new decade. All the while sixteen-year-old Mary Monroe is caught between being an innocent good girl and an autumn of sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll. When her brother offers a solution to her dilemma in the form of a little pill, Mary ignores the rumba in her brain and takes a walk on the wild side. Plunged into popularity and a life she’s only imagined, she meets Michael Covington, the hot newcomer, and she’s instantly drawn in by his less than flawless exterior and bad boy sex appeal. Caught up in the danger and excitement as they drift from party to party, into underground fight clubs, and through a series of drug and alcohol fueled adventures, Mary follows her new…

A Fine Gentleman Bog Tour & International Giveaway! (ends 3/10/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 8, 2017

MAKE YOUR DAY! THIS IS A DELIGHTFUL HISTORICAL NOVEL YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS!     Be sure to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting. This Blog Tour is presented by Covenant Communications Publishing     A Fine Gentleman (The Jonquil Brothers #4)  by Sarah M. Eden Paperback, 256 pages Published March 1st 2017 by Covenant Communications, Inc. (first published December 8th 2008) ISBN 1524402109 (ISBN13: 9781524402105) Synopsis London barrister Jason Jonquil has spent his entire life working to establish his identity as a gentleman, a man of refinement like his father and brothers. But when fiery Spanish beauty Mariposa Thornton walks into his office, he finds himself losing his grasp on his dignified character. The woman is infuriating, pushing him to the limit of his legendary patience. However London barrister Jason Jonquil has spent his entire life working to establish his identity as a gentleman, a man of refinement like his father and brothers. But when fiery Spanish beauty Mariposa Thornton walks into his office, he finds himself losing his grasp on his dignified character. The woman is infuriating, pushing him to the limit of his legendary patience. However, her case seems simple enough—a small matter…

Daybreak by Cheree Alsop Blitz & Giveaway! (U.S/Can. ends 3/16/17)
Young Adult Books / March 8, 2017

This is a unique Sci-fi for YA. Read about it below. Don’t forget to enter the Giveaway at the end of this posting. Daybreak (Girl from the Stars #1) Cheree Alsop Publication date: October 7th 2015 Genres: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Young Adult Liora Day, half-human, half mess-with-her-and-you’ll-die Damaclan, had been thrown onto a rough path at a very early age. But when she is broken out of a cage by Devren, the young captain of the SS Kratos, she is shown that perhaps humanity does have a heart. The Kratos is set on a mission to rescue fallen surveyors from the Revolutionaries, and Liora is given the choice to follow her Damaclan instincts, or trust Devren’s dark eyes and captivating smile that promise an adventure unlike any she has ever experienced. Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes & Noble / iBooks / Kobo 99 cents for a limited time only! EXCERPT: Liora twisted the bent end inward until she felt the teeth slide free. She slipped the bar from the handcuff and let it fall off her wrist. In two more seconds, the other cuff was on the floor. The lock of her cage proved to be more difficult. Luckily,…

He Gave Me Barn Cats Blog Tour & International Giveaway!(ends3/23/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 8, 2017

Welcome to this Blog Tour for Author Maria Santomasso-Hyde author of  HE GAVE ME BARN CATS with MC Book Tours. Her book is scheduled to be released March 14 by Dancing Lemur Press. ◊ He Gave Me BARN CATS ◊ by Maria Santomass0-Hyde ◊ Published by Dancing Lemur Press, L.L.C. ◊ Available March 14, 2017 ◊ $10.95, 6×9 Trade paperback, 134 pages ◊ Genres: Christian Fiction / Christian Life-Death, Grief, Bereavement ◊ Print ISBN 978-1-939844-21-7 eBook ISBN 978-1-939844-22-4 ◊ Order through Ingram, Follett Library Resources, or from the publisher ◊ $3.99 eBook available in all formats If you’re looking for a story that will touch your heart, you’ve found it in this tender story of love, loss, and inspiration. You could win your own copy, just check out the giveaway details at the end of this posting. Inspired by true events…         Maria has cared for her very ill mother for many years. Her burdens are heavy, causing a sadness bordering on darkness.  When she discovers her historic barn is now home to a mother cat and kittens, she feels lighter than she has in years. As the kittens grow, they teach her as only animals can do.           Then…

Illusionary by Desiree Cover Reveal & Giveaway!
Uncategorized , Young Adult Books / March 7, 2017

This appears to be an exciting YA series , especially with the female population! Be sure to enter the Giveaway with the Rafflecopter at the end of this posting.! Illusionary by Desiree Williams Publication date: April 4th 2017 Genres: Urban Fantasy, Young Adult Dorothy got sucked into a tornado. Alice fell down a hole. Wendy flew to Neverland. Kamryn? She tripped down the stairs. Now, Kamryn Kensington finds herself in a strange new world. Within minutes of her arrival, she dodges an archer’s arrow and avoids getting sliced up by a cosplay reject holding a dagger to her throat. And that’s before the storyteller’s breath brings stories to life. Home is the mission—to return to her family and pursue her life’s dream of art and travel. Yet the longer she’s in the Land of Ur, the harder it is not to feel for the people she meets. Even her artistic side can’t help but breathe in the beautiful wonder and magic of this new world. So when the Oracle hands her a different quest, she takes it on the condition he sends her home afterward. No one thought to warn her of a jealous queen and her dragon minions. Or…

A Boy Like You by Ginger Scott Book Tour & Giveaway! Review by Vickie
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 7, 2017

We’re celebrating the release of A BOY LIKE YOU by Ginger Scott! If you haven’t already -Don’t forget to enter the International Giveaway at the end of this posting! A BOY LIKE YOU YA Contemporary Romance Scheduled to release: March 3, 2017 Goodreads Amazon iBooks Barnes and Noble Kobo 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…

ATTENTION! PLEASE BE PATIENT, MY BLOG IS IN DISREPAIR!!

ATTENTION: I WAS UNABLE TO POST THE FIRST OF  THE WEEK OF 2/15th .. AFTER A FEW PHONE CALLS, I DISCOVERED MY SITE HAD BROKEN FILES, SO I HIRED WORDPRESS TO “REPAIR IT”. THEY “REPAIRED” IT IN ONE DAY INSTEAD OF TWO.  I WAS HAPPY! HOWEVER, SOME THINGS ABOUT MY SITE RESPONSE SEEMED STRANGE. THE FIRST WEEKEND AND THE NEXT FEW DAYS I RECEIVED E-MAILS SAYING NOBODY CAN LEAVE COMMENTS OR ENTER THE GIVEAWAYS ON MY SITE! I CHECKED MY BLOG AS IF I WERE VISITING IT. I FOUND NOT ONLY THAT PROBLEM, BUT ALSO, THE GRAPHICS NEXT TO THE POSTINGS AND THE “FACE” GRAPHICS OF MY SITE WERE MISSING AND ALSO THE SUBSCRIBE AND BLOGLOVIN’ BUTTONS!        WORDPRESS IS AWARE OF THE PROBLEMS BUT IT TOOK UNTIL 2/25 FOR THEM TO RETURN MY EMAILS AND PHONE CALLS. THEY ARE SUPPOSEDLY WORKING ON THE PROBLEM BUT IT HAS BEEN ALMOST THREE WEEKS AND THE GRAPHICS  AND RECENT BLOG POSTS STILL DO NOT SHOW UP ON THE HOME PAGE AND THE GRAPHICS ON THE “BLOG’S FACE” STILL DO NOT APPEAR! HOPEFULLY, IN ANOTHER DAY OR SO, IT WILL BE BACK TO NORMAL. UNTIL THEN, PLEASE, CLICK ON ALL THREE PANELS (CHILDREN, YA, ADULT) FOR…

$100. + Spring Fever Giveaway Blitz ! (ends 3/13/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 6, 2017

You definitely won’t want to miss this Giveaway opportunity!   Welcome to the Spring Fever Giveaway Party! A dozen authors over at YA Author Rendezvous have put an awesome giveaway together – with over TWENTY chances to win! One grand-prize winner will walk away with a signed, first edition hardback of Witch and Wizard which just so happens to be written by one of the biggest names in fiction – JAMES PATTERSON! On top of that, they get a $100 amazon gift-card! And all if takes is a minute or two and a few clicks of the mouse. DON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE! (Be sure to enter with the Giveaway below!) Check out these other amazing prizes they have for you here. Spring Fever Giveaway!   Blitz hosted by:

The Release Day Has Arrived! A Boy Like You Celebration & International Giveaway! (ends 2/18/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 4, 2017

  Welcome to this Release Day Celebration! Be sure to enter the Giveaway at  the end of this posting.     A BOY LIKE YOU YA Contemporary Romance Scheduled to release: March 3, 2017 BLURB: 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 feel sorry for him. And sometimes, I hate him. He challenges me. From the moment I first saw…

Your Lucky Day Giveaway Hop! (ends 3/18/17)

Welcome to the Your Lucky Day Giveaway Hop brought to you by The Hopping Bloggers! Be sure to enter the Rafflecopter Giveaway I have for three great books, then be sure to continue “Hopping” along to the other blog sites! Hosted By: Mama Smith’s & Women and Their Pretties Co-Hosted By: Everyday Life 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 to how many you can win. GOOD LUCK! The First is an exciting first book of a new series for older elementary age and YA youth! I predict it will be a HUGE “HIT” with all who reads it! This book is being graciously donated by the author and Cedar Fort Publishing.http://blog.cedarfort.com/ Dragonkyn by Nathan Smith Jones Sweetwater: 97814621197831462119786 Pub Date: 2/1/2017 On Sale Date: 2/14/2017 $14.99/$16.99 Can. Paperback: 224 Pages Young Adult Fiction / Fantasy YAF019010 /5.5inW | 8.5inH   Summary 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…

OF THE TREES by E.M. Fitch Release Day Celebration, Guest Post & Giveaway! (ends 3/13/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 3, 2017

I am so excited that OF THE TREES by E.M. Fitch releases today and that I get to share the news! If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author E.M. Fitch, be sure to check out all the details below. This blitz also includes a giveaway for a $25 Fandango Gift Card, US Only courtesy of Month9Books. So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post.  About The Book:   Title: OF THE TREES Author: E.M. Fitch Pub. Date: February 28, 2017 Publisher: Month9Books Format: Paperback, eBook | Pages: 345  Cassie and Laney fancy themselves amateur ghost hunters. When a carnival comes to town, Cassie embraces the chance to try something new.  Carnival workers watch the girls with a collective gaze that ignites in Laney a dark and dangerous fascination, leaving Cassie unnerved.   It’s not just their age or the unsettling way they stare. There is something in the shifting of their skin and the way their features seem to change in the shadows.   Cassie can’s shake this sickening feeling that there’s more to the carnival than meets the eye.   When townspeople suddenly start dying and bloody warnings appear around…

M9B Friday Reveal – BLOOD ROAD by Amanda McCrina Tour & International Giveaway! (ends 3/9/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / March 3, 2017

Today Amanda McCrina and Month9Books are revealing the cover and first chapter for BLOOD ROAD which releases April 25, 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: The funny thing about historical fiction—or historical fantasy, in this case—is that it often reveals more about the present than it does about the past. It provides a lens through which we can understand and contextualize our own experiences. BLOOD ROAD is a tribute to my love of Roman history, but it’s also very much a product of its time. It’s a story about corruption and injustice and empire and a young soldier who stands up and resists, and writing it gave me the opportunity to ask hard questions about my own present and the part I play.   Title: BLOOD ROAD  Author: Amanda McCrina Pub. Date: April 25, 2017 Publisher: Month9Books Format: Paperback, eBook  Pages: 329 Nineteen-year-old Torien Risto has seen dissidents dealt with before. He knows the young local girl who just knifed him will hang for assaulting an Imperial officer, unless he can stop it.  Someone inside the provincial government is kidnapping Imperial citizens and selling them across the desert…

Kong- Skull Island Fantastic Giveaway! (ends 3/17/17)

You will not want to miss this Giveaway opportunity!   Kong: Skull Island hits theaters everywhere March 10, 2017 – that’s next week! To help celebrate this movie The Hopping Bloggers have teamed up to give one lucky reader an awesome prize pack worth over $60! Included in this package is: King Kong Blu-ray The Art of Kong: Skull Island King Kong Super Sized Funko Pop About Kong: Skull Island Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Kong: Skull Island” reimagines the origin of the mythic Kong in a compelling, original adventure from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts (“The Kings of Summer”). In the film, a diverse team of explorers is brought together to venture deep into an uncharted island in the Pacific – as beautiful as it is treacherous – unaware that they’re crossing into the domain of the mythic Kong. “Kong: Skull Island” stars Tom Hiddleston (“The Avengers,” “Thor: The Dark World”), Samuel L. Jackson (“The Hateful Eight,” “Avengers: Age of Ultron”), Oscar winner Brie Larson (“Room,” “Trainwreck”), John Goodman (“Transformers: Age of Extinction,” “Argo”) and John C. Reilly (“Guardians of the Galaxy,” “Step Brothers”). The legendary Kong is being brought to life at a whole new scale by Industrial Light &…

Shattering Truths Blitz Tour & International Giveaway! (ends 3/9/17)
Young Adult Books / March 1, 2017

For all YA Suspense fans, this is a series you won’t want to miss! Shattering Truths (Deadly Veils, #1) by Kyrian Lyndon Publication date: January 30th 2017 Genres: Suspense, Young Adult She was left fighting her demons alone . . . For sixteen-year-old Danielle DeCorso, the old house in Glastonbury was an eerie place to grow up. Coping with mental health challenges exacerbated by a traumatic family dynamic, Danielle watches from the window for two men in a dusty black sedan who keep circling the house and harassing her with phone calls. The two predators drugged her and her cousin, Angie, and then lured them from Pleasure Beach in Bridgeport to a secluded cottage on Long Beach West. She remembers feeling dizzy, the room spinning. She recalls screaming, crying, fighting, and then slipping in and out of consciousness. Angie, however, has no recollection of the incident. When Danielle attempts to jog Angie’s memory and convince their best friend, Farran, that the two strangers had victimized them, no one seems to believe her. Alone in her pain, Danielle remains guarded, obsessed, and withdrawn. Soon she is sinking deeper into a tumultuous world of adolescent isolation and change. Grief, guilt, and anger…

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…

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

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…

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

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 , Young Adult 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)
Adult Books , 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…

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…

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…

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 , Young 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 book Tour and Giveaway 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…

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…

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…

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…

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

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 , Young 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…

Witness in the Dark Blog Tour & Internaional Giveaway! (ends 2/3/17)
Adult Books , Young Adult Books / January 30, 2017

Thank you for joining us with this Book Tour & International $25. G.C + Copy of Book Giveaway presented by Covenant Communications.       Kindle Edition, 208 pages Published January 1st 2017 by Covenant Communications What began as a picture-perfect summer vacation for college student Jenny Brodie has swiftly become a nightmare. When she left home on the back of her horse one sunny morning, she couldn’t have imagined what awaited her in the Utah desert. Now the darkness is closing in, and there is no way out. The woman saw what he did—she witnessed the shots he fired, the murder he committed. But she’ll never talk. He’s made sure of that. For a man desperate to hide his crimes, the pressure steadily rises as Jenny’s community bands together to find the missing young woman. As the searchers grow ever closer to discovering what he has hidden, so too does his desperation. He will stop at nothing to keep the woman hidden—but he has underestimated the second witness to his evil deeds: a young girl determined to protect Jenny. As the trail runs cold, will help come for Jenny before time runs out? https://deseretbook.com/t/author/lynne-larson My Review: Jenny set out…