Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Release Day Blitz, Excerpt & Giveaway: Fall With Me by: Jennifer L. Armentrout

We are so excited to bring you the Release Week Blitz for Jennifer L. Armentrout's, also known as J. Lynn’s, FALL WITH ME!! FALL WITH ME is a New Adult Contemporary Romance and is a part of Jennifer L. Armentrout’s Wait For You Series, published by Avon Romance. We love this series and can't wait to start reading Roxy and Reece's story!

Fall With me

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    FALL WITH ME Synopsis: Eleven months ago, bartender and weird-shirt-wearing extraordinaire Roxy and Officer Reece Anders had a one night stand. Well, kind of. She’s been in love with him since she was fifteen, and he wishes that night they shared never happened. She’s sworn him off forever, but the past and future collide, forcing her to rely on the one man who broke her heart not once, but twice. Her best friend since birth has been in a long-term care facility since he became a victim of a hate crime years ago, and the person who put him in there is out of prison and wanting to make amends with him and Roxy. She’s not sure she has room for forgiveness in her and when she begins to receive frightening messages and is on the receiving end of escalating violence, she thinks she knows who is to blame. The man who already destroyed one life already. But Reece isn’t convinced. The threats are too personal, and even if Roxy doesn’t believe him, he’s not willing to let anyone hurt her. Including himself. He’s already messed up more than once when it comes to Roxy and he’s not going to let history repeat itself.

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Author Photo   About Jennifer L. Armentrout: # 1 NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY Bestselling author Jennifer lives in Martinsburg, West Virginia. All the rumors you’ve heard about her state aren’t true. When she’s not hard at work writing. she spends her time reading, working out, watching really bad zombie movies, pretending to write, and hanging out with her husband and her Jack Russell Loki. Her dreams of becoming an author started in algebra class, where she spent most of her time writing short stories….which explains her dismal grades in math. Jennifer writes young adult paranormal, science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary romance. She is published with Spencer Hill Press, Entangled Teen and Brazen, Disney/Hyperion and Harlequin Teen. Her book Obsidian has been optioned for a major motion picture and her Covenant Series has been optioned for TV. She also writes adult and New Adult romance under the name J. Lynn. She is published by Entangled Brazen and HarperCollins.  

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EXCERPT- Fall With Me

Someone—was it Melvin?—catcalled as Reece led me down the hall, and my cheeks flushed. “Okay, heman, I can walk all by my little self.”
He cast a look over his shoulder at me as he opened the office door. “I’m sure you can.”
Then he pulled me inside.
My gaze flipped to the roses—the roses!—but before I could say a word, he closed the door and my back was pressed against it, his hands planted on either side of my head and his face right in mine. Like right there, within kissing distance.
“So, I was at my father’s place in New Jersey most of the day, and you know, he lives out near the Pine Barrens, so service is shit.”
I nodded even though I really wasn’t processing what he was saying as I was too busy staring at his mouth. Those lips, fuller on the bottom, drove me to distraction.
“I pull out of his driveway and I have all these messages from Dennis,” he continued, and I finally caught on to what he was talking about. “I honestly thought he was messing with me at first.”
I cringed. “He . . . um, he wasn’t.”
He shot me a bland look. “That much I figured out.” His hands slid on the door, stopping just shy of touching my shoulders. “What did he do to you?”
“What?” I blinked.
“What did that bastard do to make you throw a book through his windshield?”
Oh. Oh. My heart was now wiggling along with my stomach. “He really didn’t do anything. I just lost my cool. He wanted to talk to me, and I didn’t want to talk to him.”
“You don’t have to talk to him.”
“That’s what Dennis said, but I shouldn’t have damaged his car.”
A muscle flexed along his right jaw. “That’s true.” He shook his head. “Damn, Roxy, can’t say I’m surprised.”
My brows flew up. “You’re not?”
He laughed under his breath. “Babe, you’ve always had a hell of a temper on you.”
Ah, that was kind of true. “Is that a good thing or a bad thing?”
Reece cocked his head to the side. “A sexy thing, but vandalism and destruction of property doesn’t look good on you, sweets.”
“No. It doesn’t match my manicure.” I raised my hands, flashing him the blue nails.
He laughed again and then he sobered up, just like that. Cop Face was on, and yeah . . . the low coiling in my stomach told me I found Cop Face arousing. “You’re lucky. He could’ve pressed charges, and this conversation would be going in a whole different direction.”
My own half smile slipped off my face. “I know. It’s . . . I was just with Charlie, and he’s . . .” Unable to continue, I forced a casual shrug I didn’t feel. “What are you going to do with me?”
His lips parted as his chest rose with a deep breath, then his gaze dropped to my mouth, and his expression tightened. He looked . . . he looked hungry. “I have lots of ideas.”

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I just know that you guys are going to love this book, your not going to be able to put it down once you get started!

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Monday, March 30, 2015

Blog Tour, Excerpt #1 & Giveaway: Fuel The Fire (Calloway Sisters #3; Addicted #3.1) By: Krista & Becca Ritchie

To say that I am glad to be apart of the blog tour for FUEL THE FIRE would be a series understatement. As I am writing this I am literally SQUEEING!! I love these characters, these books, and these authors. I was introduced to these books by some of my blogger friends and could not be more grateful to them. You ladies know who you are. :)

Any way, I don't know about you but I never turn down a chance to get inside Richard Connor Cobalt's head. That one is one mystery, wrapped inside a riddle, and then wrapped inside a puzzle. In Kiss The Sky we got a peak at what goes on inside that large brain of his.  

Well today you are going to get another sneak peak inside the wonderful mind of Connor Cobalt. I bring to you the first EXCERPT for FUEL THE FIRE. That is to be released on April 3rd!! Let the countdown to release day begin! 


Fuel The Fire by Krista & Becca Ritchie
Series: Addicted, Calloway Sisters
Publication Date: April 3, 2015
Self published Genre, Contemporary , New Adult, Romance, Goodreads

Protect your family. At all costs.

It’d take the impossible to hurt Connor Cobalt, even for a moment.

Protect your family. At all costs. 

At twenty-six, his narcissistic tendencies have made room for the people he loves.

Protect your family. At all costs.

And he loves Rose. But when his love is threatened, when his greatest dreams with her are compromised — what is the cost then? 

Protect your family. At all costs.

Love will guide his choices. 

For the first time in his life.

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Now that we know a little but about the book, now lets get to know the authors who created these wonderful and alluring characters!!

Krista & Becca Ritchie are identical twins—one a science nerd, the other a comic book geek—but with their shared passion for writing, they combined their mental powers as kids and have never stopped telling stories. Now in their early twenties, they write about other twenty-somethings navigating through life, college, and romance. They love superheroes, flawed characters, and soul mate love. 

They are the New Adult authors of the Addicted series and Calloway Sisters spin-off series, and you can find them on almost every social media, frolicking around like wannabe unicorns.

Make sure to follow them on all social media! They love their reader's!

Now's the moment that you've all been waiting for! I herby give you EXCERPT #1

Fuel the Fire - Excerpt #1 – Connor’s POV

A marble chess set rests on our bed between us. Charcoal and ivory kings, queens, rooks, bishops, knights, and pawns line each side in correct order, the pieces like battlements and soldiers in combat.

Playing with Rose always seems like warfare. We never bring out board games to pass time. We play with stakes, so the loss feels like a loss and the win feels like a win. We play to achieve something greater.

Tonight is no different. If our pieces are captured, we have to remove an article of clothing or tell a truth.

I plan to have her naked.

She plans to have me stripped bare in other..

AHHHH! After reading that, it is going to be pure torture waiting till April 3! 

Now it's time for....yes it's a GIVEAWAY!!!

I hope that you are as excited as I  am for this book and for more of the Calloway's!!!

April 3rd can not come fast enough!

Make sure to check back on Krista & Becca Ritchie's page for more tour stops!!

They have some awesome things planned for you guys!

Thanks so much for stopping by!!


Friday, March 20, 2015

Review: Decent by Kallie Ross

Hey my fellow and lovely readers! Today I bring you the review of another lovely  novel! That novel is DESCENT by Kallie Ross! I am so excited to introduce you guys to this wonderful original story. Kallie Ross has done an amazing job to bring this story and it's character's to life. But before we get to my thoughts. Lets learn a little bit about the book and the author! 

*This eARC was given to me in exchange for an honest review*


Kallie Ross

Published: June 9, 2014
Nook ARC, 194 pages
Genre: Young Adult, Sci-Fi, Paranormal

Seventeen year old Ollie Miller is ready to leave all of her hurt feelings behind, but moving on seems impossible while living next door to her ex-best friend, Mateo. When curious earthquakes begin to shake and rip open the foundation of her small town, the ground becomes as unsteady as her feelings for him. When they fall, they fall hard…

Ollie’s disastrous attempt to save Mateo’s brother from falling into a curious chasm results in their descent into a cavernous wonderland. Ollie, Mateo, Jesse, and Alexis search for a way back home, and encounter a mysterious tribe of natives. Gabriel, the next in line to lead his people, is granted permission to guide them to the surface. On their treacherous journey, an overzealous elder threatens all of their lives, because he can’t risk them exposing his people, or the power he wields. The group discovers ancient secrets, unexpected truths, and uncharted feelings. Ollie must find a way out or risk being stuck in the caves forever—or worse, dead.

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Over time my love for learning gravitated toward studying conspiracy theories and contradictions in our culture. My conclusions have ignited a passion to write compelling young adult fiction that incorporates legend, conjecture, fantasy, and conviction.

I love being a wife, mother, friend, writer, and teacher. I began teaching high school English in 2002 and started blogging and podcasting in 2008. I have a brilliant husband, two redheads, and never imagined my life would ever be this fun!

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I am a huge fan of Sci-fi paranormal. In this, her debut novel Kallie Ross does not dissapoint. I've read a lot of books but this one really surprised me. I had no idea what to expect when I was asked to read and review this novel. And this post is a long time coming, but I am so glad that I read this novel. Which is actually going to be a series! Eep!

You are first introduced to the heroine of the story of Ollie at her Texas home. Sex has just come back from a trip to Uraguay. Only to find that her social life has pretty much deteriorated while she was away. While trying to deal with everything and earthquake hits. Ollie along with 3 of her friends, Jesse, Mateo, and Alexis are suddenly no longer in Texas anymore. But, an entirely new underground world. Filled with so much mystery from the legendary "noor" to huge lizzard beasts, and scorpions that glow. Along with the tribe of people who live in this underground world hidden beaneath the surface.

Characters: What I loved most about them, was the fact that they were just your regular run of the mill kids. Dealing with "normal" kid stuff. Well I should say teen stuff because they are all in high school. At least Ollie, Alexis, and Mateo are. Keren and Gabriel, I assume if they had not grown up undergrownd they would have been in high school as well. And it was not like in some novels where the kids act older than they are so you forget how old they really are. They act the same way that any other group of kids who had fallen into a chasm, and stumbled into a mysterious underground world would act. They were curious, and all they wanted to do was get back home. Also another feature of this book that I enjoyed. I had read the entire book and not once did I question "where is the sex?" Do not get me wrong, I appreciate a good love story and some sexy time in a book. Ya'll know that I love me my romance novels. But this novel had the romance, but you did not need anymore than what was given. By the ending of the book all I wanted was book 2! Which I can not wait to read!

The Quarky, whitty, amusing banter going back and fourth between the characters. It felt so easy to read and did not feel forced. It was not like in some novels, where things are said for the sake of being said. It felt like these characters had known each other for years. You could tell that the author really took the time to develop these relationships.

Settings: I thought that the setting for this story was very unique. It made this story definitely stand out from others for me. I enjoyed the journey of watching the underground world unfold for Ollie and her friends.

Plot: A group of teens fall into this underground world due to an earthquake. It follows them meeting a group of people who live in this underground world. It follows Ollie's journey with her friends, as well as their guides Keren and Gabriel. What they go through and run into while they try to make it to the surface.

The question is what is this underground world? Who and what is this mysterious group of people living in this underground world? Nothing is what it seems, and how are Ollie and her group of friends connected to this world? Will they get back to the surface unharmed? This is my interpretation of the plot and some of the questions that ran through my head.

I absolutely LOVED this story, and can not wait to read book 2. GREAT JOB Ms. Kallie Ross. I give this story a 4.5 out of 5!

Make sure you go and grab your copy today!


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Friday, March 13, 2015

Taylor Swift Book Tag

Created by The Book Life, this is a fun and creative way to pair novels with Taylor Swift songs! And  who doesn't love a good T-Swift song? Ok maybe not everyone...haha. My good friend Kim over at Kimberlyfaye Reads tagged me. I am a HUGE fan of Taylor Swift, so I knew I had to take part in the this and it seemed like a lot of fun!

1. We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together: Pick a book (or book series) that you were pretty sure you were in love with, but then wanted to break up with.

Ugh Veronica Roth,  how I loved these books till I heard about the end.  I have not been able to get through this whole novel since.  There are things you just don't do in a series,  and now I am forever ruined. 


2. Red: Pick a book with a Red cover.

I know that the cover isn't entirely red,  but I absolutely LOVE this book. It's one I think about often. Believing that even though the book has stopped,  the lives of these characters live on.  That their life is still moving forward even though we can't see it.   


3. The Best Day: Pick a book that makes you feel nostalgic.

I read this book in College, but while reading it I yearned for my younger days.  When life wasn't so complicated.  It reminded me of fun vacations with the family, and marching band practice in the fall during high school.    


4. Love Song: Pick a book with forbidden love.

*spoler alert* What's more forbidden then the teacher/ student romance.  Now I know what your thinking and it's not like that.  I never thought that I wound ever read a book where that wouldn't freak me out. But, Ward did an excellent job at writing these characters and story. There is also so much more you get from the book than this forbidden relationship between Emma and Landon!   


5. I Knew You Were Trouble: Pick a book with a bad character you couldn't help but love.

Oh Ward, what started out as hate. It quickly turned to love, the more we got to know him. Tahereh Mafi did an absolute job writing his character. Ward shall hold a special place in my heart forever! 


6. Innocent: (written b/c of Kanye West!) Pick a book that someone ruined for.
I had ruined the previous book for my older brother,  so when this one came out he made sure to return the favor.  Needless to say I was devistated when he told me.  Even though I knew it had to happen, I still love this book. A definite must read,  book and series.  


7. Everything Has Changed: Pick a character from a book who goes through extensive character development.

In terms of character development, the first couple/ series that came to mind was this book. The way that Lily and Lo grow from the beginning of this book is amazing. Especially since their characters continue to grow even beyond this book.They have come such a long way since book one. Krista and Becca Ritchie did a phenominal job at writing these characters! This is a MUST READ series!


8. You Belong With Me: Pick your most anticipated book release.

Ahhhh! The release of this novel can not come soon enough!  I am in love with the relationship between Rose and Connor. Even though I love all the character's of this series and novel.  The mystery that is Connor Cobalt, I need more!  Krista and Becca Ritchie know how to write some amazing characters! 


9. Forever And Always: Pick your favorite book couple.

 Now, I wish that I could choose all of them. Since there are too many to have a favorite.  But when I said the question out loud Golden Boy Cade and Angry Girl Max, aside from Noah and Allie to pop in my heard.  Hence this being my pick. Cade was the first Cora boy I read and he hasn't left my heart since.  


10. Come Back, Be Here: Pick the book you would least like to lend out, for fear of missing it too much.

RIDGEEEEE!!!! Sorry had a fan girl moment. I recently bought this book and fell in love with it. If it were to get ruined while being lent out to a friend I would be devastated. I have had to many bad experiences to lend this book out.


11. Teardrops On My Guitar: A book that made me cry a lot.

Now there are lots of books that have made me cry a lot. However, I just watched the movie for the first time today. So it was fresh in my mind,  I did a lot of crying,  and I absolutely love this book! #Okay,okay 


12. Shake It Off: A book I love so much I just shake off the haters

I remember reading this series in high school and just absolutely loving it. And it shall always hold a special place in my heart because of that. I still watch the movies from time to time and enjoy them. 


13. Blank Space: My favorite autographed book.

This was another hard choice to make. I have so many books that I love autographed. This was one that I most recently read and just got autographed. Not to mention I just LOVE Cam and Avery! They are seriously the cutest!


14. Welcome To New York: My favorite setting

When it comes to my favorite setting I love the beach! So having this novel set in the summer at the beach was my cup of tea. I have also always wanted to visit Nantucket, so this was a total no brainer.


15. Today Was A FairyTale: My favorite Retelling

What I am about to say might shock you all. But I have yet to read a re-telling. So my choice for this one is a title that is on my TBR list. I have heard amazing review about this book series, and can not wait to dig in!


Now that too FOREVER, but was so much fun! Especially since I am a big Taylor Swift fan!!! Please share your responses in the comments below. I look forward to reading and seeing them all!! 

I am tagging Stephanie of  Smart & Savvy with Stephanie

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Happy Reading!


Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Release Day Launch & Review : Seduced by Darkness by: Karpov Kinrade


Now available! The complete, 5-book Seduced Saga from USA Today bestselling author Karpov Kinrade: An epic paranormal romance of shifters, witches, secrets, lies, mystery, suspense, and dangerous love.

The fifth and final book in Karpov Kinrade's bestselling Seduced Saga, Seduced by Darkness, is here!

Please note, these books must be read in order, and are dependent on each other. 


Seduced by Innocence (Book 1)

INNOCENCE-3DRose Wintersong will kill her first love--just as she's killed others. That is the dark prophecy that has guided her path for years. So she stays hidden with her coven of witches, raised a recluse by her despotic mother, hiding herself, and her powers, from the world.

Until she meets Derek, the sexy martial arts instructor who teaches her more than self-defense.

Derek O'Conner was born into wealth and power as a Druid Shifter whose family protects the wellspring of magic that has made them who they are. But he doesn't want that responsibility and is on the run from his own destiny when he meets Rose, a shy beauty who doesn't know her own inner strength.

Neither of them realize they are from opposing families at war, or that their love could destroy everything.

Until it's too late.

Forbidden passions. Deadly secrets. A love that will stand against it all.

 Available exclusively on Amazon (and free through KindleUnlimited!) 


Seduced by Pain (Book 2)

There's a fine line between pain and pleasure, and it's so very easy to cross.

As Rose Wintersong awakens to her own sexual nature, the darkness growing inside her threatens to consume the man she loves. Each touch puts his very soul at risk. But she thinks she's found a way to control it. Pain.

Derek O'Conner has always exercised control over his own powers, but being with Rose unleashes the beast within and challenges him to embrace his own wild magic. When they embark on a sexual path that leads them down a deadly road of pain and pleasure, Derek finds he is unable to stay away from the woman whose family has tried to destroy his.

But one night, one touch, could destroy them both and give Rose's family what they need to end the O'Conner shifter line forever.

Available exclusively on Amazon (and free through KindleUnlimited!) 


Seduced by Power (Book 3)

Rose Wintersong thought she could control the dark power she was born with.

She was wrong.

Now, the man she loves is trapped in a hell dimension and she will risk everything to save him. But what awaits her in hell is more than she imagined, as deadly secrets from her past come forth to claim her.

Caught between love and duty, between the past and the future, Rose must find the strength to become something more. Her metamorphosis is the only way to save her lover and his clan of Druid Shifters--and the only way to stop an unbeatable new evil from being unleashed into the world.

Available exclusively on Amazon (and free through KindleUnlimited!)


Seduced by Lies (Book 4)

Everyone has secrets. Some secrets are more deadly than others.

Rose Wintersong and her friends have gone through hell and back to protect those they love. Now that life in their lush forest safehouse has returned to normal, she thinks the worst is over.

She's wrong.

A new evil is brewing in the darkness, something that threatens everyone she loves, including her new husband and his pack of shifters. When one of their best friends is nearly killed by a beast that hunts like a wolf, Rose and Derek embark on a journey to Rome to see his attacker avenged.

But secrets have a way of poisoning those we love the most. A truth Rose finds out the hard way.

 Available exclusively on Amazon (and free through KindleUnlimited!) 


Seduced by Darkness (Book 5) 

Drake Davis has had and lost more para-powers than most people could ever dream of.

But that's nothing compared to the changes he's experiencing as a Nephilim--a being part human and part angel with a lust for blood.

He'll do anything to protect his wife and child from whatever darkness is hunting them... but can he protect them from the new darkness growing within?

Available exclusively on Amazon (and free through KindleUnlimited!);

and read quick before you head out! 
I just wanted to share with you my thoughts on this series!


When I first agreed to review this series I had no idea what to expect. I had never read any Karpov Kinrade books before this, and was going on pure instinct.  I'm so glad that I decided to read these books.

The story that Mrs. Karpov Kinrade told was definitely a unique one. I will warm though,  you must read the previous four novels. If you don't, nothing will make sense. 

These stories are fast and interesting reads. Once you pick them up you won't want to put them down. I read though all five novels within a span of two days days.They are that attention grabbing.  This review is going to be a little different as in the sense, as in all the books together sort of make one book.

These stories are also told through multiple POV's, which is something that I love in books. Now don't get me wrong, I love books that are single POV's, but I also love getting in the heads of some of the other characters as well.

Book one starts out with you meeting our main lady Rose, a witch living with her coven. Some of the witches in her coven have been blessed with certain gifts. Like her best friend Ocean, she can control water, and her mother can read/ control other people's mind. But Rose has always felt sort of out of place. Her gift is not one that is common among witches. She can't have skin to skin contact with anyone with out the fear of taking the life out of them. Or so she thinks that's what happens. The people who touch her in any way usually  just become vegetables. She has no name for her gift, except that it has made her afraid to interact with anyone.  Except for her friends and family. Even memebers of her coven are afraid of her.

It isn't until one night when her coven gets attacked that she feels the need to be able to protect herself.  Without using her powers.  So her and Ocean  decide to sneak away from the coven and take self defense classes.

This is where she meets the very handsome shape shifter Derek, who is home because something has happened with his brother. However, neither one knows about the other's supernatural abilities.  But from the minute these two meet, their lives are turned upside. People are not who they think they are, loyalties are tested, and nothing is as it seems.

Their journey goes through all five books, I can't go into much detail without giving too much away. Since all five  books are connected and linked together. They follow who they meet, their problems with good fighting evil. As well as them growing into their powers and abilities.

I liked the story and the concept behind these books. I thought that they grabbed your attention from page one. It did get a little confusing at times, when certain plot lines got interwoven. However, it was easy to get back on track. The relationships between these characters reminded me of the X-men. It was like they all became all family unit.

I enjoyed all of the twists and turns, you never knew what was going to happen. Or if you thought you knew, it was never what you thought.  And my favorite parts were all the cool magical and paranormal elements that were part of this story. The attention to detail, was awesome. Having the characters so in touch with nature and the elements was one of my favorite aspects of these books.
I encourage you guys to go and check them out! :)

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