Showing posts from December, 2013

Book Review: Legally Undercover by Rachel Kall

Title: Legally Undercover
Author: Rachel Kall
Narrator: Crystal Sershen Release Date: November 11, 2013
Listening Length: 8 hours and 21 minutes
Genre: Contemporary Romance / Romantic Suspense

Blurb: Attorney Alex Popov’s dream of partnership is put to the test when she’s pulled into a top-secret investigation involving arms dealers and one of her clients, Rodrigues Capital. The only good part about her association with the secretive organization is her client contact, Pedro Martín. She’s drawn to him, but he’s hiding something.

When Jacob shows up as a new attorney at Alex’s firm, it’s clear Pedro isn’t the only one with secrets. As Alex tries to determine Jacob’s true identity, she’s drawn closer to Pedro and deeper into the mystery of Rodrigues Capital and its shadowy networks.

Everyone has an agenda. In a world of lies, where no one is what they seem, Alex puts everything — even her dreams of partnership — on the line for love.

Kayla's Thoughts: When it comes to a…

Book Review: Ghost Hand by Ripley Patton

Title: Ghost Hand
Author: Ripley Patton
Publication Date: November 28, 2012
Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction
Series: First book in the PSS Chronicles Series. Book two, Ghost Hold,
recently released September 2013.

Blurb: Seventeen-year-old Olivia Black has a rare birth defect known as Psyche
Sans Soma, or PSS. Instead of a right hand made of flesh and blood, she was
born with a hand made of ethereal energy.

How does Olivia handle being the girl with the ghost hand? Well, she's a
little bit morbid and a whole lot snarky.

Her mother thinks her obsession with death, black clothing, and the local
cemetery is a bid for attention. But when Marcus, the new guy in Olivia's
calculus class, stares at her like she's a freak, Olivia doesn't like it.
And when her hand goes rogue, doing things she never imagined possible,
Olivia finds herself running for her life with Marcus from a group of men
bent on taking the power of her hand for their own nefarious purposes.

*Ghost Hand was …

Book Review: Model Citizens: Riding for a Fall by Henry Pepper

Title: Model Citizens: Riding for a Fall
Author: Henry Pepper
Publication Date: October 10, 2013
Genre: Romantic Suspense

Blurb: Model Citizens is the wild, illegitimate, daughter of Melrose Place. This erotic thriller unfolds during one dramatic week in the exciting world of the Super Model.
When Angela Durand and Joanne Hart use sexual blackmail to win the world's most prestigious modelling competition, they become instant Super Models and overnight celebrities.
The glamorous Los Angeles high life is at their fingertips. Multi-million dollar modelling contracts. Rich and famous boyfriends. Private jet travel. The best manager in the business.
What could possibly go wrong?
Plenty, including a boyfriend who is the greatest NFL footballer in American history and a psychopath. As Brett's life runs off the rails, his dark and perverted behaviour threatens to destroy Joanne and Angela's careers, ruin their lives and steal their sanity.
Packed with sexual indulgence, larger th…

Book Review: A Kiss by Design by Christy Hayes

Title: A Kiss by Design Author: Christy Hayes Series: Kiss & Tell, Book 1  Publication Date: December 7, 2013 Genre: Romance, New Adult and College

Blurb: What's a girl to do when her best friend is making a mistake? Stop him, of course.

College sophomore Emily Dilbert has been best friends with Dylan Chamberlain since they were kids. All she wants if for him to be happy and she knows him better than anyone. That's why when she finds an engagement ring in his backpack she has to stop him from marrying the wrong girl.
Dylan Chamberlain has been in love with his brother's girlfriend, Emily, since the second grade. When his brother asks for help planning a surprise proposal, Dylan knows it's time to bury his feelings and finally let Emily go. Too bad his heart refuses to cooperate.
All of Emily's attempts to lure Dylan away from his girlfriend fail, forcing her to turn up the heat on their friendship. Will Dylan reveal his long-buried secret and tell Emily how he feel…

Blog Tour: Book Excerpt and Giveaway: His Perfect Game by Jenn Langston

Hello everyone! Krishna here. Christmas is coming up, are you guys excited? I hope you are because this will fun-filled Christmas! Anyways, today Journey with Books is featuring a historical romance titled His Perfect Game by the author Jenn Langston. You guys will know a bit about this book and there's a giveaway for all of you down below. Don't miss it!
Book Blurb: Greyson Thorpe, Viscount Merrick, wants respectability above all else. Knowing the fastest way to achieve that state comes through marriage, he challenges Hammond Everett, the Duke of Donetic to a card game. After winning the match, the duke agrees to exchange his daughter’s hand in marriage for the forgiveness of his debts. Willimena Abigail Everett had no desire to marry after experiencing the violent nature of men at her father’s hand. When Viscount Merrick arrives, she has no choice other than to obey her father and marry him. Will she be able to set aside her previous beliefs about men and judge her husband …

Release Day Blitz: Sparks by RS McCoy

by RS McCoy
New Adult Paranormal Fantasy Romance


"Everyone in the world has a spark, a light inside that guides them, keeps them alive.”
Myxini School for Children specializes in training young men and women who have powerful sparks. Strikers are taught to manipulate fire. Trackers learn to find animals in the most formidable terrains. Handlers are instructed in communication with large predators. But forty years have passed since the last time they had a Reader – a student with the ability to read minds.
When Lark Davies enrolls at Myxini, he knows there aren’t many like him, but he doesn’t realize just how rare his abilities really are. He thinks nothing of being asked to keep his spark a secret; after all, he can barely control it. Thoughts and emotions flood unbidden into his mind until he can scarcely walk or hold a conversation. But just when he needs it most, his ability fails him.

Larks meets Khea, a small frightened girl who mysteriously insights his protective n…

Blog Tour: Book Excerpt and Giveaway: Path Unchosen by Kim Cleary

Hi everyone! Krishna here. Welcome to Journey with Books! We're featuring Path Unchosen by Ms. Kim Cleary. You'll get to know more about this intriguing book and there's a giveaway all of you shouldn't miss. So read on and have fun. 

Title:Path Unchosen Series: Daughter of Ravenswood #1 Author: Kim Cleary Publication Date: September 7th 2013 Genre: Dark Fantasy, New Adult, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy
Book Blurb:
When eighteen-year-old Judy Hudson discovers she’s a necromancer and sees first-hand the pain her powers can cause the dead, she just wants to deny who she is. The zombie plague is long over. She wants to find a more normal life, but that’s a challenge when a beautiful otherworldly man, who claims to be her guardian, saves her life.

Judy tries to set right the harm she inflicted on a spirit she raised, but new zombies attack—zombies raised from among the long-time dead. Someone else just like her is out there, and he’s not trying to set anything right. To save her ow…

All New Kindle Fire HDX 7" December Giveaway

Win a Kindle Fire HDX, Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash ($229 value)   This is a joint AUTHOR & BLOGGER GIVEAWAY EVENT! Bloggers & Authors have joined together and each chipped in a little money towards a Kindle Fire HDX 7".

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Day 5 of UtopYA Authors' Holiday Giveaway!

Hello, and welcome to the Unofficial UtopYA Authors Holiday Giveaway!
What is this giveaway all about? Getting you -- the readers -- into the holiday spirit! Each day there will be a new prize pack being given away, loaded with awesome authors all united by the fantastic YA/NA Convention, UtopYA! We hope you'll love our prize packs, but that's not all that's being given away. To top off the holiday spirit, we're giving away TWO, that's right, TWO fully loaded Kindle HDs! Two lucky winners will receive Kindle HDs, loaded with EVERY book being given away in the giveaway prize packs! So what are you waiting for? Check out today's prize pack, and enter to win one of twenty-seven fantastic prizes! HAPPY HOLIDAYS! :)

Without further ado, here are the amazing books in the Day 5 Prize Pack after the jump!

Book Review: Deep Blue Secret by Christie Anderson

Welcome one and all to Journey with Books. Kayla here with a review of the book Deep Blue Secret by Christie Anderson, Book 1 in the Water Keepers series.

Title:Deep Blue Secret
Author:Christie Anderson
Release Date: July 29, 2011; 2nd edition (April 14, 2012)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Genre: Paranormal Fantasy Romance
Book Blurb: California teen Sadie James thinks her life couldn't get any better. She has great friends, an energetic mother she adores, and the beach practically in her own backyard. But her carefree life is turned upside down when she's rescued by a mysterious and strangely familiar boy who won't even tell her his name. Each time the boy appears, Sadie's unexplainable attraction to him deepens along with her need to unravel his secrets. The boy is there to protect her, but as wonderful and exciting as it might be to have an irresistible boy with crystal green eyes protecting her every move, every minute of the day...why does Sad…