Albert Camus

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Spring Fling Giveaway Hop

only if one has the courage to dream. - A Necklace of Souls by R.L. Stedman

Dana wishes she wasn’t a princess. She’s always being told how to behave, what to wear. There’s a strangeness in the castle – why will no one talk about the Guardian, or the necklace that protects the land? And why does her father look at her with such sorrow? The collier’s cart seems the perfect escape. Only she didn’t realize she’d become so dirty, or so lost. Fortunately this boy, Will, has a sense of direction.

duty and obligation pulls him away... again - Matter of Time (Heat Wave #5) by Alannah Lynne

18+ In MATTER OF TIME, Lizbeth has spent the past fifteen years desperately searching for someone to fill the void left by Logan Steele’s disappearance from her life. However, rather than finding love and happiness, all she’s found is disappointment, heartache, and an ever-present longing for the man she can never have. 

It’s all fun and games…until ...The Consequence of Loving Colton (Consequence #1) by Rachel Van Dyken

They’re not kids anymore, but Milo Caro is certain that Colton Mathews will only see her as his best friend’s little sister for the rest of their lives. After all, he made that clear the night before she left for college. But four years later, her brother is getting married and Colt’s the best man—and guess who is the best man’s last-minute date?

a deadly time travel assassin - Plugged (The Rewind Series, #2) by Jill Cooper

To celebrate her awesome YA series Mrs. Jill Cooper decided to giveaway a fantastic Lit-Cube that is YA themed! 
If you haven't heard of Lit-Cube its a very fun company that feeds a hopeless book geek who needs a monthly fix! As the owner says: because book geeks deserve awesome subscription boxes too!

Who says it’s out of control? - Alicia (Blackbird Series #5) by Dahlia Donovan

Born into a Moroccan family both wealthy and well-connected, Alicia has wanted for nothing her entire life. Choosing to abandon her family business for fashion, she has built her own business and lives off the fruits of her own labour. Her traditionalist mother has longed for her to settle down with a good man.

His duties were to protect her - Twice Lost by Jennifer Field

18++ Jenna Thanatos thought she was ordinary; just your everyday girl with a healthy sexual appetite and a few kinks to boot. After moving to Maine to be closer to her boyfriend, Kyle, Jenna was starting a new chapter in her life. Little did she know, this chapter had more to offer than she ever thought possible. 

the key to saving them all - Avenging (The Rising Series #3) by Holly Kelly

16+ Two thousand years ago, King Triton witnessed the slaughter and total annihilation of his merchildren. He vowed then and there to never again father a child. Powerful and eternally youthful, Triton was no stranger to seduction. But his resolve was unwavering—until he met Nicole. Unable to resist the human woman, he found himself swept up in her arms. When he finally came to his senses, he abandoned her to return to his refuge in the sea.

he’s a girl with problems—vampire problems - Chasing Midnight (Dark of Night #2) by Ranae Glass

18+ Isabel Stone’s life is far from normal. She’s a girl with problems—vampire problems to be specific and, now, she also has one ticked-off specter on her hands. Approached by a childhood friend and medium, Isabel agrees to look into the murder of a local girl, only to wind up inhabited by the solitary witness—a centuries-old ghost who is all too happy to piggyback along in Isabel’s body, and she’s not leaving until the culprit is behind bars.

a journey to save a dying kingdom - Reluctant Prince (Kingdom of Cymmera #1) by Dani-Lyn Alexander

“She turned to run. The building bucked, and she toppled, slamming her knee into the hard wood floor. Pain shot up her leg. She grabbed the chair to pull herself up, but the next wave threw her back down. She tried to regain her footing, but someone yanked her to the ground.
“Stay down.” Mr. Jacobs shoved her forward. He crawled beside her, half pushing, half dragging her toward the door."

the lie called love - Jaded (Serial Romance Part #3) by Ali Parker

Cover Reveal - Heartbroken and willing to call off her wedding, she decides a change is in order and moves from NYC to a small town in Maine, where the average age of the residents there is sixty (or thereabouts). She works to fit in perfectly, and tries like hell not to let anyone find out just how very jaded she’s recently become over the lie called love.

I vow. I crave. I give in. - Crave (Undone, #1) by Jennifer Dawson

18+ Cover Reveal I used to be a nice, normal girl. I had dreams. Good, happy dreams of white picket fences, 2.5 kids, and a fairytale love that lasts forever. Nobody warned me the prince dies three weeks before the wedding

Monday, April 20, 2015

a new dare is taking shape - Stupid Boy (Stupid in Love #2) by Cindy Miles

Brax Jenkins and Olivia Beaumont are the most envied couple at Winston University—but the so-called “virginity dare,” orchestrated by Brax’s old fraternity, almost tore them apart. Now, a new dare is taking shape, and it’s sure to set emotions ablaze–more than ever before.

A timid girl finds bravery at the edge of a scythe - School of Deaths by Christopher Mannino

As her year progresses, Suzie suspects her presence isn't an accident. She uncovers a plot to overthrow the World of Deaths. Now she must also discover the reason she's been brought there: the first female Death in a million years.

I promised myself I’d stay away from dangerous men - Kyle's Return (Gloves Off #5) by L.P. Dover

I promised myself I’d stay away from dangerous men, but I couldn’t live up to that when Kyle Andrews came back to town. He’s a manipulator, a guy who’ll do whatever it takes to get what he wants, sabotaging anyone who gets in the way. After a fatal fight left him wounded, his UFC career comes to a close. He has nothing, but he’s determined to get it all back.

“When one is immortal, one should keep a low profile.” - Guild of Immortal Women by David Alan Morrison, H.L. Melvin

Two bodies are discovered on the grounds of “The Bastille,” home to a coven of witches who belong to the Guild of Immortal Women. The bodies have strange characteristics, so what follows is a combination merry and sinister romp through ancient history. 

As long as hidden secrets don’t keep them apart…- Hidden Secrets (The Pub Series #1) by Nicole De La Cruz

After a night of fun and drinking, Scarlett Collins' past comes rushing back into her life. Instead of facing it, she runs away like she always does, this time straight into a broom closet. Not sure how she is going to get out of this one, the gorgeous British bartender rescues her from the locked room. Little does she know her life might have changed in ways she would have never dreamed.

the human race is now enslaved - Uprising (Dolan Prophecies #1) by Allana Kephart, Melissa Simmons

The year 2102--the world as it was no longer exists. Ravaged by nuclear war and polluted almost to the point of no return, Earth was dying. When the faeries came and brought their healing magic, humanity was grateful at first. Centuries of damage repaired in just five years, and during the course of that rehabilitation, they invaded. Quietly overthrown, the human race is now enslaved

She could never be average. - Wind Catcher (The Chosen #1) by Jeff Altabef, Erynn Altabef

Juliet Wildfire Stone hears voices and sees visions, but she can’t make out what they mean. Her eccentric grandfather tells her stories about the Great Wind Spirit and Coyote, but he might as well be speaking another language. None of it makes any sense.

She’s never wanted anyone more. - Meet Me in the Dark by J.A. Huss

18+ - Eight years ago, Merric Case—AKA Merc, freelance assassin—was sent to rescue a sixteen year old girl from a Wyoming-based militia group on Christmas Eve. A new life, new friends, and a whole lot of new money came out of that job. But a choice had to be made that night, and the girl he should’ve saved was left behind.

The Power... The Legacy...- The Book of Eve by Adam James

Cover Reveal Genny Blythe knew they'd be coming for her. Hunters. A relentless group, determined to eradicate every living Green Witch from the face of the earth, it was only a matter of time before they would find her. And burn her. Just like they did to her mother.

Can they survive? - Damnation (Dyphillum #2) by Elizabeth Montgomery

Cover RevealIn order to save herself from the twisted fate Sadina, the creator of the Dyphillum, has in store for her, Cecily will be forced to find the most powerful magic she possesses – or become nothing more than the mother of an army of immortal bent to take over the world.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

a seemingly endless staircase into the sky - Where the Staircase Ends by Stacy Stokes

After her best friend orchestrates the lie that destroys her reputation, Taylor wants more than anything to disappear from her life. But when an accident turns this unspoken wish into reality, instead of an angel-filled afterlife, 

First she enraged him…then she stole his heart…- Love In A Dangerous Season by Gloria Gay

"WOW!!! Yes that is how I am starting out this review. I have never read a Regency Historical Romance from this time frame in London. [...] Oh you have to read to find out let me just say I couldn't put the book down. [...] Oh you have to read to find out let me just say I couldn't put the book down." - Goodreads, Tonya

Saturday, April 18, 2015

All she wanted was to disappear… The Empath Triology by H.K. Savage

It had to be intentional on the part of the vampire to differentiate it from a feeding bite. He had to inject some of his venom into me to make a “mark.” Due to the unusual circumstances of our bond, we were as yet 6 uncertain what would happen to me as a result of the psychic mark or how close to a vampire I was already. According to the vampires, a situation like ours hadn’t happened in a very long time and no one knew if, when, or how it might change my mortality or mental status without the usual blood exchange.

an impending life of servitude - Fools Rush by Ciara Knight

To avert an impending life of servitude, Bethany Cook seeks freedom on a wagon train bound for gold country. Disguised as a young boy she secures work as a travel companion with Thomas Nolan, a rich New Yorker who is on his own quest to distance himself from the nightmare of a fraudulent marriage.

I need to figure out why…The Nines by Dakota Madison, Sierra Avalon

18+Vengeance is mine not the Lord’s. It’s what I breathe for. It’s what I’m still living for. I live for the moment when I will literally have his eye for mine. It’s been two years. Two long and difficult years, but my plan is nearly complete. 

Friday, April 17, 2015

backstage pass to heartbreak…- Aimee and the Heartthrob (Backstage Pass #1) by Ophelia London

Miles Carlisle is every teen girl’s fantasy. His rugged good looks and exotic British accent have helped catapult his boy band, Seconds to Juliet, to super-stardom. But after two disastrous and very public breakups, Miles isn’t interested in dating just any girl; he wants The One. And the only girl he’s interested in is not only his best friend’s little sister―and off-limits―but won’t even give him the time of day…

177 Dumbest Criminal Stories - International by Leonard Birdsong

Professor Birdsong is out with another volume of his Dumbest Criminal stories. And he has done it again! Many of his stories are so funny that they will make you laugh out loud. He has managed to use his expertise and experience in criminal law to bring you 177 more of the most outrageous and dumbest criminal law stories from around the world. 

to believe the power of love can transcend death - Living For Two (My Heart Is Yours #2) by Teri McGill

When she first laid eyes on Jayson Delaney, bathed in sunlight and appearing so ethereal, it was immediately evident that he was destined to change her life. Unable to converse at first due to a language barrier, they soon discover that love is the purest form of communication between two souls. 

Solve the mystery - The Saffron Crocus by Alison McMahan

Venice, 1643. Isabella, fifteen, longs to sing in Monteverdi’s Choir, but only boys (and castrati) can do that. Her singing teacher, Margherita, introduces her to a new wonder: opera! Then Isabella finds Margherita murdered. Now people keep trying to kill Margherita’s handsome rogue of a son, Rafaele.

Harrowing and suspenseful - Untreatable by J. Laslie

Cover Reveal - Tahlia and Quentin live in a world where the US population is starving to death one hundred years after a government-mandated "cure" for obesity. Tahlia's ancestors escaped genetic mutation. Now she and her tribe must hide in the wilds of South Dakota to avoid being harvested for their untainted DNA. 

They had nineteen minutes. - Vessel by Lisa Cresswell

The sun exploded on April 18, 2112. It exploded in a Class X solar storm the likes of which humankind had never seen. 
They had nineteen minutes. 
Nineteen minutes until the geomagnetic wave washed over the Earth, frying every electrical device created by humans, blacking out entire continents, every satellite in their sky.