Showing posts from November, 2013

Blog Tour: Author Interview and $50 Giveaway: Compromising Miss Tisdale by Jessica Jefferson

Hi everyone! Krishna here. Welcome to Journey with Books. Today we're featuring a novel titled Compromising Miss Tisdale by the author Jessica Jefferson. We'll know more about the author because she agreed to do a short interview and we'll know more about this fabulous book. There's also a giveaway for all of you lovely people down below. Don't miss all the fun and just read on!
Author Interview:Where do you get your best ideas? My past.  Every piece of fiction I write is rooted in something from my reality. 
What do you do to relax? Bubble bath and my kindle.  Ahhhhh. 
Do you write about what turns you on? Not particularly.  If I did, the hero would do the grocery shopping.  Ooo – double coupon day?  Tell me more, hot stuff. 
If we were to come to your house for a meal, what would you give us to eat? Do you like take-out?  Actually I like to go all out and I cook. My momma taught me.  
Are you a romantic? I think so.  
Do you listen to music when you're writing? Y…

Blog Tour: Book Review and Excerpt: Enhanced by Courtney Farrell

Hi everyone! Krishna here. Journey with Books is featuring Courtney Farrell's new dystopian novel titled Enhanced. You'll know all about this book and my thoughts about it.
This blog tour was organized by Innovative Online Blog Tours.

Book Blurb: Michelle was born into the Institute’s eugenics program, where doctors breed people like livestock. One powerful man decides which children grow up, and which disappear. Culls are dumped in the slum outside Institute walls, and those kids never come back. Michelle has survived every purge, and she’s about to win a luxurious life as a breeder. When her brother and her boyfriend are both mysteriously culled, despite their high scores, she goes over the wall to find them. Alone in the ghetto, she’s in trouble until handsome, streetwise Dillon stakes a claim to her. She’s mortified because the Enhanced see Norms as little more than animals. But the doctor is using the missing boys in a twisted experiment, and she needs Dillon’s help to s…

Blog Tour: Author Interview and $50 GC Giveaway: Seventeen by Mark Diehl

Hi everyone! Krishna here. Welcome to Journey with Books. We're featuring Seventeen: Book One by Mark D. Diehl today. You'll get a little sneak peek at what's inside this book and there's also a little author interview so we'll get to know something about the author. Plus, there's a giveaway for all of you. You wouldn't want to miss all the fun so read on!

Book Blurb: Corporations control all of the world’s diminishing resources and all of its governments, dividing the world into two types of people: those who unquestioningly obey, and those who die. 
Most of the world’s seventeen billion humans are unconscious, perpetually serving their employers as part of massive brain trusts. The ecosystem has collapsed, naturally growing plants have been declared illegal, and everything from food to housing to medicines must be synthesized from secretions of genetically modified bacteria. Only corporate ambulatory workers can afford patented synthetic food, and non-co…

Book Review: Cloaked in Fur by T.F. Walsh

Once again, it is Kayla here with another review. Today it is Cloaked in Fur by T.F. Walsh.

Title:Cloaked in Fur
Author:T.F. Walsh
Release Date: August 5, 2013
Publisher:Crimson Romance
Genre: Paranormal Suspense with Strong Romance
Book Blurb: As a moonwulf, Daciana never expected to fall in love with a human. Hell, she never imagined that she’d abandon her pack, endanger everyone around her, and break the worst rule possible. But she did.
A rogue werewolf is killing Daciana’s friends, and she sets on capturing the creature. She’ll do whatever it takes to stop the beast. The police and her boyfriend, Inspector Connell Lonescu, are starting to question her involvement in the murders, which is endangering the pack’s secret existence. But when the pack alpha kidnaps Connell, revealing the awful truth about the creature and its connection to the pack, Daciana must choose between saving the man she loves and saving her pack family from certain death.

Kayla's Thoughts:

Okay, so I have…

Book Feature and Giveaway: Severed Colours ( A Colour Wielders Novel Book 2) by Dawna Raver

New release by Dawna Raver. Severed Colours, Book 2, A Colour Wielders Novel.   The epic continues…
Quinn Sinclair trusted Arik Morgaine until he betrayed her. Scared and alone, she finds herself delivered into the hands of the evil Morgana le Fay. When Quinn discovers Morgana's plans are beyond demented and seriously depraved—making life with the Changeling seem like a day at the beach—she wonders if death is a better option? Arik Morgaine vowed he'd save Quinn no matter the price. When his well thought out plans go terribly awry, a desperate and heartbroken Arik is forced to beg the cruel Triarchia for help. Unwilling to go on without his Ă„lskling, he answers a question that irrevocably alters their lives. Can Arik and Quinn find a way back to each other, or will the price of saving her rip them apart forever?

New Adult. Recommended for 18 and above. Mature themes, sexual situations, and profanity.
Purchase at Amazon now!
In celebration of Severed Colours…

Blog Tour: Book Review and Giveaway: Only for You by Genna Rulon

Hi everyone! Krishna here! Welcome to Journey with Books! We're featuring Ms. Genna Rulon's Only for You. If you want to know more about this intriguing New Adult romance, just read on. Aside from my review of this book, there's a giveaway for all of you down below.

Title:   Only for You (For You #1) Author:  Genna Rulon Genre: New Adult Publication Date:  September 24, 2013 Event organized by: Literati Author Services, Inc.
Book Blurb:
“In its purest form love is self-sacrificing, eternal, selfless, enduring, truthful, forgiving and indulgent. It also feels an awful lot like a kick to the stomach when you try to fight it!“
All Everleigh Carsen wanted to do was complete her final semester at Hensley University and begin the life she carefully planned.
When a wave of violent crime seizes campus, Everleigh is persuaded to attend a school sponsored self-defense seminar by her best friend, where she meets volunteer instructor, Hunter Charles. After Everleigh’s biting sarcasm induce…

Book Review: Skipping Stones by J.B. McGee

Newest reviewer Kayla at Journey With Books here, and today I will be reviewing Skipping Stones by J.B. McGee. It is a stand alone novel by the wonderful author of the THIS series.

Title:Skipping Stones
Author:J.B. McGee
Release Date: September 15, 2013
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Genre: Christian Fiction

Book Blurb:

They say there are five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance.

Not everyone will grieve in this order, nor will everyone go through every stage. It’s during the stage of denial when Alex Hart meets Andrew Foster. He takes her one-step closer to acceptance: the stage when new, meaningful relationships are formed. The stage when the realization occurs that this is now the new state of normal.

Just when Alex thinks she is on her way to healing, she enters the bargaining phase. That’s the phase where you wonder what you could have done differently. You wonder “what if?” Specifically, what if the ones you loved hadn't lef…

Book Blast and $100 Giveaway: Gateway by Christina Garner

Hi everyone! Welcome to Journey with Books. We're featuring Gateway by Ms. Christina Garner today. It's the first book of a trilogy. Get to know more about this book and get a chance to win a $100 Amazon GC or Paypal Cash down below. Don't miss it! 
Have Fun and Happy Reading!

Gateway by Christina GarnerEverybody has their demons. Some are just a little more real than others...
 Ember has always known she doesn't belong in this world, but when she tries to correct the mistake, she wakes to find herself in a mental institution. There she draws the attention of Taren, a mysterious boy who isn't what he seems. When chaos erupts, they are forced to flee the institution together, and the secret Taren has been keeping, brings Ember closer to understanding her own. And leads her to... the Gateway.

 Praise  "I loved, loved, loved, Gateway. It kept me up all night, it kept me guessing throughout and stayed on my mind afterward. And that my friends, is pretty much my …

Blog Tour: Book Review and $50 Giveaway: Ink My Heart (Luminescent Juliet, Book Two) by Jean Haus

Hi everyone! Krishna here. Welcome to Ink My Heart by Jean Haus Blog Tour Stop here at Journey with Books. In this stop you'll see my thoughts about this delightful read. There's also a fantastic $50 giveaway you guys wouldn't want to miss down below. 
This lovely tour was organized by ATOMR Blog Tours.

Title:Ink My Heart (Luminescent Juliet, #2)
Author:Jean Haus
Release Date: November 12, 2013
Publisher: Skyscape 
Age Group: New Adult 
Genre: Contemporary Romance 

Book Blurb: Even if he weren't the lead singer of the popular college band, Luminescent Juliet, Justin Noel would have his pick of women. And he does pick. Nightly. Tattooed, blonde, and green eyed, he flashes his dimples and females swoon. 
Except for one. 
Tattoo artist, Allie Landon, rarely dates, and especially not men like Justin. Though he’s hot enough to melt off permanent ink, she’s done with the bad boy type. But when the ex who broke her heart wants to reunite, desperation has Allie introducing her lates…

Book Blast and Giveaway: Unstoppable by S.R. Johannes

Unstoppable by S.R. Johannes

 After everything that has happened, Grace goes to the Everglades to live with her grandmother, Birdee. Even though she is now home-schooled by her bird-obsessed grandmother, the move gives Grace time to relax. She learns to scuba dive and starts boating with old man Rex, Birdee's casual friend/boyfriend. 
 One day while out in the marshes of the Everglades, Grace rescues an abused Florida panther, currently on the endangered list. The more she dives into the animal’s horrific condition, the more she ventures into the underground world of the roadside zoos that run rampant in Florida with a total disregard for the law. Eventually, she stumbles upon one large roadside zoo filled with a variety of endangered and illegal animals. 
 Before she can gather evidence and report her findings to the authorities, she is kidnapped by the ruthless owner and dragged deep into the Everglades for a hunting challenge. Only this time, Grace is the prey. 
During a sick …

Book Blast: Cover Reveal and Giveaway: Crashing Into You by B. D. Rowe

Hi everyone! I hope you're all doing well. Today, Journey with Books is featuring B. D. Rowe's Crashing Into You. You'll see the beautiful cover and you'll get a chance to win several prizes below. So read on and have fun! Good luck!

Book Blurb:
Bookish college sophomore Sydney Baker wants Evan Taylor with every ounce of her being. The hottest stud on campus, Evan is six foot four, ripped, stacked with muscles. He’s even easy to talk to.
There’s just one problem: he’s her roommate Melanie’s boyfriend.
But when Melanie tragically dies after a night of wild partying, Sydney and Evan turn to each other in a time of intense grief. And it doesn't take long for their close friendship to blossom into something more.
Unfortunately for Sydney, secrets from the past soon put her relationship with Evan to the test. Especially when a sexy blonde freshman makes her way into Evan’s life, and tries to rip away everything Sydney holds close to her heart.

About the Author:B.D. Row…