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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Books Coming Out Soon in September




The Jewel by Amy Ewing

Date Pub: Sept. 2
The Jewel means wealth. The Jewel means beauty. The Jewel means royalty. But for girls like Violet, the Jewel means servitude. Not just any kind of servitude. Violet, born and raised in the Marsh, has been trained as a surrogate for the royalty—because in the Jewel the only thing more important than opulence is offspring.

Purchased at the surrogacy auction by the Duchess of the Lake and greeted with a slap to the face, Violet (now known only as #197) quickly learns of the brutal truths that lie beneath the Jewel’s glittering facade: the cruelty, backstabbing, and hidden violence that have become the royal way of life.

Violet must accept the ugly realities of her existence... and try to stay alive. But then a forbidden romance erupts between Violet and a handsome gentleman hired as a companion to the Duchess’s petulant niece. Though his presence makes life in the Jewel a bit brighter, the consequences of their illicit relationship will cost them both more than they bargained for.



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Still Point (Awaken, #3) by Katie Kacvinsky





Date Pub: Sept. 2
In the final installment to the trilogy begun with "Awaken, " Maddie returns home to make her final stand against Digital School, and uncovers deeply guarded secrets about her family an new truths about herself.

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Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3) by Sarah J. Maas

Date Pub: Sept. 2
Lost and broken, Celaena Sardothien’s only thought is to avenge the savage death of her dearest friend: as the King of Adarlan’s Assassin, she is bound to serve this tyrant, but he will pay for what he did. Any hope Celaena has of destroying the king lies in answers to be found in Wendlyn. Sacrificing his future, Chaol, the Captain of the King’s Guard, has sent Celaena there to protect her, but her darkest demons lay in that same place. If she can overcome them, she will be Adarlan’s biggest threat – and his own toughest enemy. 

While Celaena learns of her true destiny, and the eyes of Erilea are on Wendlyn, a brutal and beastly force is preparing to take to the skies. Will Celaena find the strength not only to win her own battles, but to fight a war that could pit her loyalties to her own people against those she has grown to love?

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Stay With Me ( Wait For You, #3) by J. Lynn

Date Pub: Sept. 23
At 21, Calla hasn’t done a lot of things. She’s never been kissed, never seen the ocean, never gone to an amusement park. But growing up, she witnessed some things no child ever should. She still carries the physical and emotional scars of living with a strung-out mother, Mona—secrets she keeps from everyone, including her close circle of college friends.

But the safe cocoon Calla has carefully built is shattered when she discovers her mom has stolen her college money and run up a huge credit card debt in her name. Now, Calla has to go back to the small town she thought she'd left behind and clean up her mom’s mess again. Of course, when she arrives at her mother’s bar, Mona is nowhere to be found. Instead, six feet of hotness named Jackson James is pouring drinks and keeping the place humming.

Sexy and intense, Jax is in Calla’s business from the moment they meet, giving her a job and helping her search for Mona. And the way he looks at her makes it clear he wants to get horizontal . . . and maybe something more. Before Calla can let him get close, though, she’s got to deal with the pain of the past—and some very bad guys out to mess her up if she doesn’t give them her mom.

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Deadly Pack (Deadly Trilogy, #3) by Ashley Stoyanoff

Date Pub: Sept. 27
Since becoming the alpha female of the Dog Mountain pack, Jade certainly has had her share of challenges. She’s had to prove herself to a bunch of werewolves that she spent years hating; forgive her mate who’d done nothing but lie to her, and face the grueling fact that her father leads a pack of werecougars, who are responsible for tormenting her werewolves for many years.

On the upside, the Dog Mountain pack is finally coming together—now that Jade and Aidan’s mate status is official. And now that they know where her father’s been hiding his nasty pack of beasts, Jade and Aidan can concentrate on stopping them once and for all.
But when Jade’s dad finds out that she’s become Aidan’s official mate, all hell breaks loose, and Jade and Aidan soon learn that his plans for their werewolves are bigger than             anyone could have ever suspected.

                            
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Invisible (The Twixt, #2) by Dawn Metcalf

Date Pub: Sept. 30
Some things lie beneath the surface. 

Invisible. 

With the power to change everything. 

Joy Malone wants it all—power, freedom and the boyfriend who loves her. Yet when an unstoppable assassin is hired to kill her, Joy learns that being the girl with the Sight comes with a price that might be too high to pay. Love will be tested, lives will be threatened, and everyone Joy knows and cares about will be affected by her decision to stand by Ink or to leave the Twixt forever. 

Her choice is balanced on a scalpel's edge and the consequences will be more life-altering than anyone can guess.

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Friday, August 29, 2014

Cover Reveal: Souls (Grinmirs, #2) and Witches (Runes, #4) by Ednah Walters





SOULS
Releasing late September 2014


Eighteen-year-old
Cora Jemison knows what it’s like to date a soul reaper. There are no Friday
night movies, no school dances, and no stolen kisses between classes. It
totally sucks! What makes it even worse, souls pop up when she least expects
it. The last one is not her fault, but it all adds up to zero quality time with
her super hot, scythe-carrying boyfriend, Echo.

Since Cora was
etched with special runes by an evil Immortal, she understands why souls are
drawn to her. She makes the best of it by helping souls find closure while Echo
escorts them to the realm of the dead. Perfect partners, until a dark soul
visits Cora in the dead of the night and Echo decides her soul-helping days are
over.

Cora can either
listen to Echo or follow her instincts. To make matters worse, other reapers
start stalking her, demanding she hand over the soul. Even her Valkyrie friends
think she’s gone too far. But something sinister is coming their way, and the
soul is the key to saving her town, her friends, and her relationship with
Echo. Can she convince Echo to see things her way before it’s too late?






WITCHES
Releasing Late 2014




The Norns think
they’ve won, but it’s hard to control a teenager, let alone a powerful one…
Raine Cooper’s
life should be perfect. She’s an Immortal Seeress, most likely to be elected
Prom Queen, and envied by the girls at Kayville High for dating the dreamy
quarterback, Torin St. James. Instead, she’s haunted by the smug facial
expressions the Norns’ wore during their last meeting.

As a
Norn-In-Training, Raine crossed the line long ago when she sided with the
Valkyries and Mortal Witches. When the Norns return with demands of their own,
Raine feels trapped. She must repair the battle grounds and wipe out the
memories of every Mortal witness. Torin tries to convince her that the Norns
are manipulating her, but she refuses to listen. At least until the Norns’
demands focus on someone she loves. When Raine refuses to cooperate with them,
their punishment is swift and gut-wrenching, turning her pain into fury.



Raine plots
revenge on a massive scale and makes deals with unsavory allies. Her goal?  Total destruction of the entire Norn race.
Raine’s only hope of salvation is Torin, but how much will he sacrifice to save
her?


AUTHOR BIO


EDNAH WALTERS grew up reading Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys and dreaming of one day writing her own stories. She is a stay-at-home mother of five humans and two American short-hair cats (one of which has ADHD) and a husband. When she is not writing, she’s at the gym doing Zumba or doing things with her family, reading, traveling or online chatting with fans.

Ednah is the author of The Guardian Legacy series, a YA fantasy series about children of the fallen angels, who fight demons and protect mankind. AWAKENED, the prequel was released by Pill Hill Press in September 2010 with rave reviews. BETRAYED, book one in the series was released by her new publisher Spencer Hill Press in June 2012 and HUNTED, the third installment, was released March 2013. She’s working on the next book in the series, FORGOTTEN. Visit her at www.ednahwalters.com.

Ednah also writes YA paranormal romance. RUNES is the first book in her new
series and there are currently three other books published in this series.
SOULS (Grimnir book 2 a side story to the RUNES series) and WITCHES book 4 will
release 2014.  Read more about this
series and the world she's created here www.runestheseries.com.

Under the pseudonym E. B. Walters, Ednah writes contemporary romance. SLOW
BURN, the first contemporary romance with suspense, was released in April 2011.
It is the first book in the Fitzgerald family series. Since then she has
published five more books in this series. She's presently working on book seven. You can visit her online at or www.ebwalters.com.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Endless Affinity (Forever series, #2) by Brooklyn Taylor Blog Tour










SYNOPSIS:


Grace Ingram made one mistake that sent her down a path that

was full of heart break and misery.  In a moment of hesitation her stubbornness left her filled with doubts in her mind that could cause her to sacrifice the love of her life.


 Grace was a blue-collar, strong, independent Texas girl that had been with the same guy since high school. Now at the age of 26 she has been asked the one thing most women are waiting and wishing for, but not Grace. The last thing she wanted was to get married and start a family- especially with a guy that had never had to work for a living. She knew Kyle was the only one she had ever loved with all her heart, trusting and allowing a level of intimacy she would never allow with another. After all he was the only man that knew of the abuse she suffered as a high school teenager. The differences in their lifestyles were in such

contrast, though, that it was hard for her to let her guard down.  Grace had no idea the battle she would really be fighting once she realized she was losing Kyle for good.


Kyle Chandler was everything every woman wanted. He was rich, gorgeous and full of charm. He was a ladies’ man but the only girl he had eyes for was Grace, his high school sweetheart. He had the world handed to him on a silver platter. The one thing he couldn’t have and wanted deeply was to make Grace his, but he hadn’t been successful at accomplishing that. After years of reluctance he decides to take the risk and ask her to be his, only to be met with the answer he dreaded.


Now, the three girls are back together, trying to juggle their friendships and their busy lives. McKoy is beginning to take over her successful family Vineyard, and Ashlynn getting ready for the arrival of her baby with Cooper.


Will the people that come into their lives keep them apart? Or serve to make them realize the love that they really share?


Do you have to really lose the most important person in your life to realize how special they are? And how hard will you fight to regain that love?



Can Grace overcome her indecisiveness, confident in the love she and Kyle share, knowing they are meant to be together? And is love really enough?


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EXCERPT: 


I woke up to the heat of sunlight blaring on my body

and on my eyes. I heard giggles and saw Cooper standing over us.

“Ummmm, Grace…. Kyle…….”

I sat up and saw I had nothing on and grabbed for my boobs. “Holy shit.”

“Wait a minute Grace don’t move. I don’t want to see anything more than I already have. Kyle don’t move, let me back away and drive the fuck out of here. Ash is going to love this story. Hope y’all had fun on my farm truck. From the looks of it, you had more fun than I did last night.”

“Very funny Cooper!”


I heard Cooper take off on the Polaris and rolled my

eyes.


“How embarrassing! I didn’t realize we had fallen

asleep.”


Kyle laughed. “Let’s get home baby and do that

again.”

“I am going to hear a mouth full from Ash!”


He mumbled “wasn’t it worth it” as he kissed my lips

then turned to give my ass a slap as I got off the truck.

“Hell yes it was worth it!”


"You know Grace, I’ve always been a car person,

but I love this truck." He gave it a good pat. "Do you think that
Cooper would sell it to us?" We both laughed as we made our way to the car
knowing every time we saw this truck it would hold a special memory for us. 







Brooklyn Taylor Bio:




I am a Texas girl, mother of 2 amazing kiddos and married to

my gorgeous soulmate for almost 20 years. I have a full time job in the medical field but hope one day to strictly write. I love to spend my free time reading, being outside and playing with my family and 4 fur babies. I am blessed to have very supportive friends and family that make my life worth living! I started to write at the instinct of "hey maybe I can do that!" and here I am. I
have enjoyed every step of the journey. Every single person I hear from about my stories touches me and confirms the reason why I ventured into this insane dream of mine.






My Review:

Defiantly 5 STARS!!!

First of all, I want to thank Book Plug Promotions for letting be apart of this amazing blog tour!! Without them I wouldn't have ever found this incredible book series by an AMAZING author. I also want to thank the author Brooklyn Taylor. You are the best writer ever, especially with the cliffhangers!!! Thank you for sending your books to me! You are the only author that has sent your books to me and I am grateful!!



I promise No Spoilers, but this book is full of twists and turns, especially the end!! This series about Forever Love and that is exactly what Grace and Kyle have. If only she would let him in. He knows of her past and it is one of great heartache and betrayal. Parents are supposed to love you, especially a mother, not get divorced and remarried to a disgusting pig! Kyle loves Grace with all his heart, but when his father is arrested he must rethink his life and wonder if he can forgive Grace for not telling him the truth.

This book is even better then the first!! Each person has gone through horrors that no one should ever have to face, but with the help of their soulmate, they will be able to have the life that they always wanted. It is truly a fantastic book that deals with real life problems many people face. Brooklyn Taylor has outdone herself once again. It is swoon-worthy, has hot guys, and the characters have a soul consuming love that every girl dreams of! What is not to like? Did I mention the HOTT guys? They deserve and extra T!

Next is McKoy's story! With that kind of epilogue, she has some decisions to make!!! As always Ashlynn and Grace will always be there for her and for each other. 


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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Release Launch: Without You By Kelly Elliott









SYNOPSIS:

Alex and Will have spent
months keeping their relationship hidden from their families. Getting caught
prematurely causes them to admit their love for each other to their parents.

One decision made by Alex's
father changes her entire world, shattering her plans for the future. Alex
always thought Will was the very air she breathed, but life has a way of
causing doubts for the one thing she thought was absolute…their love.

Can Will's promise to Alex
be enough for her to hold on to or will she find herself moving down a
different path that she never imagined for herself?

Without You is book one in
the Love Wanted in Texas series.




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EXCERPT:


“Lex, I love you,” he whispered.

I sucked in a breath of air and fought like hell to keep the tears from falling. It wasn’t the first time he’d ever said it to me, but this time, it felt so…different. A tear fell, and he quickly brushed it away with his lips as he let out a low, soft moan.

“You have no idea how hard it is for me not to make love to you every time I’m with you. I
want nothing more than to be with you, but I want it to be right. I want it to be perfect for you. I don’t want us to sneak into a barn or do it in a car. You deserve so much more than that, sweetheart. I want to make you feel special the first time we make love.”

Wow. Oh…just wow. My breaths were coming out faster. I looked at his lips as I licked mine.

He closed his eyes. “You drive me mad with desire, Alexandra. You have to know that.”

Oh dear God…I think I might have an orgasm…right now…right here.

When he opened his eyes, they were filled with something I’d never seen before. The intense feeling of need I had for him grew about a hundred times.  I tried to talk, but only a whisper came out, “Will…”


When his lips touched mine, I let out a moan. I opened my mouth to him so that our tongues could explore each other like they had done a hundred times before. I brought my hands up and ran them through his hair. When he pushed himself into me, I felt his hard-on, and I wanted to wrap my legs around him so badly.

The kiss started to become passionate…until I heard someone clear his throat. I snapped
my eyes open right as Will pulled back and scrunched up his face.

“Shit,” he whispered so that only I could hear.

He took a few steps away from me as he ran his hand through his hair.
Lord, help me.

I wanted this boy, and even though I knew we had just been caught making out in my father’s barn, my desire for him was so intense that I wanted to cry. I never took my eyes off of him.

He winked at me before turning to the side. “Dad, Gunner, um…I mean, Mr. Mathews…um…I mean, sir…”

I closed my eyes and took in a deep breath. Oh…holy…hell. My father just caught me making
out in his barn.

I tried to compose myself as I pushed off the wall and turned to face my father and Will’s
father, Josh. I wanted to giggle over Will struggling on how to address my father, but when I looked into my dad’s eyes, I knew that wouldn’t be the smartest thing to do.

“So…” Josh started to say as he shook his head and smiled at Will.

“Damn, boy…you picked the wrong girl to get caught making out with in her daddy’s
barn.”

I quickly glanced over at Will, who looked at my father and then back at his dad. He smiled slightly, but then he looked back at my father and swallowed hard.

Dragging in a deep breath, my father looked at us. “Alex, Will…I think y’all need to head on up to the house and wait for us on the back porch.”

Will and I looked at each other, and at the same time, we said, “Yes, sir.”

As we walked out of the barn, Will grabbed my hand right in front of my father.

Will looked at me, winked, and whispered, “I think that went well.” 

I just looked at him with my mouth hanging open. “You must have a death wish.”








AUTHOR BIO:


Kelly is married to a wonderful Texas cowboy who has a knack
for making her laugh almost daily and supports her crazy ideas and dreams for
some unknown reason...he claims it's because he loves her!



She’s also a mom to an amazing daughter who is constantly asking for something
to eat while her fingers move like mad on her cell phone sending out what is
sure to be another very important text message.



In her spare time she loves to sit in her small corner overlooking the Texas
hill country and write.



One of her favorite things to do is go for hikes around her property with
Gus....her chocolate lab and the other man in her life, and Rose, her golden
retriever. When Kelly is not outside helping the hubby haul brush, move rocks
or whatever fun chore he has in store for her that day, you’ll find her inside
reading, writing or watching HGTV.



Stay connected with Kelly Elliott:


Twitter: @author_kelly



PUBLISHED BOOKS BY KELLY ELLIOTT:


THE WANTED SERIES
WANTED
SAVED
FAITHFUL
BELIEVE
CHERISHED
A FOREVER LOVE

THE BROKEN SERIES
BROKEN
BROKEN DREAMS

JOURNEY OF LOVE SERIES
UNCONDITIONAL LOVE 

LOVE WANTED IN TEXAS SERIES

WITHOUT YOU












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Monday, August 18, 2014

Cover Reveal: Damsel Not by Kristina Circelli










In the days of old, one knight fought to save the maiden he loved – a battle that ended in a bloody promise for the future. 

In the days of the 21st Century, Izz doesn’t believe in prophecies. A recent widow, she struggles to find the passion that once fueled her life – a passion that is reignited the day a knight in disguise cuts into her life in a flash of swordplay and seductive grins.

Izz doesn’t want to love him. The guilt of moving on nearly crushes her, yet she finds herself unable to resist the touch, the feel, the scent of the man who leaves her breathless with just one look. But each day Izz finds herself drawn to Cade, the more danger she finds herself in, for someone believes Izz to be at the center of an ages-old prophecy – and will do anything to stop it.

When threatening messages turn even more dangerous, Izz must rediscover a part of herself she’s never known before and fight to save her knight in shining armor. With only a sword passed down throughout the generations to guide her, Izz must prove to her adversary that unlike maidens of old, she will never be a damsel in distress.

Release Date: Oct. 12
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