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.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Bound to prophecy - The White Arrow by P.H. Solomon

The third novel of The Bow of Hart Saga from P. H. Solomon, The White Arrow, is a new edition to the great quest fantasy novels in the tradition of R. A. Salvatore, Piers Anthony, Terry Brooks and Terry Goodkind.

Some sacrifices cost more than death…Demon Rising by DeAnna Browne

“An enthralling new voice gives us a magical world where love leads to dark decisions.” ~ Jami Gray, award winning author
“…extremely well written, filled with wonderful characters, strange happenings, and face paced action. I, for one, found it very hard to put down. I can’t wait for the next book in the series.” ~Taylor Jones, reviewer 

Halloween, what’s not to love? Haunting Savannah 8 Dark and Seductive Tales

by Lia Davis, Kerry Adrienne, Deena Remiel, Ella Jade, Evelyn Lederman, Savannah Verte, H.R. Boldwood, Kim Carmichael, and ML Guida

all parties involved will need to pick a side - ADAM (Divine Bloodline Trilogy #1) by Ryder Lyne

Mysterious forces who have been plotting these events for decades shift the balance of power, and soon all parties involved will need to pick a side.

Will courage, love and honor be enough? Branded Trilogy by Kat Flannery

"All in all, Lakota Honor is definitely a book I would recommend to anyone that loves a good historical romance. It has just the right amount of mystery, adventure, and romance that makes for a highly entertaining read.I give it a two thumbs up!" - Kristy, Goodreads

in the year 2098... S.K.I.E. Series by Caitlyn Mancini

While technology has advanced to incorporate artificial intelligence microchips, the worries of a teenage girl have not. 
Selie has survived the horrible ordeal she underwent when she was kidnapped and injected with an unknown serum.

I want vengeance...Or so I thought…The Vixen's Lead (Kit Davenport #1) by Tate James

"This is a wonderful story. It's well-written, clever, and extremely detailed. It's original and has a few surprises. The cast of characters is top-notch. [...] Truly, I can't stress enough how much I enjoyed this book. Fun, fun, fun. I could not put it down;" - Jennifer, Goodreads

Wickedly Ever After: Halloween Hijinks (Paranormal in Manhattan #8) by Lotta Smith

"I loved it! It was such fun!!! But it was so quick… before I knew it, just when I felt the case was really getting started, it was over. I liked it so much, I would like a longer story. Maybe with more chapters from Jackie’s POV :)
I have read almost all the books in this series and they’ve gotten better and better. I love this whole ghost-asks-for-help-thing. I think this installment is the best one yet! Fans of quirky paranormal mysteries will love this book!" - Nadine, Goodreads

This is NOT a romance. This is a ride. - Blood and Bone Series by Tara Brown

Listen, listen to the wind and stone. 
Listen, listen to the sounds of old. 
Listen, listen as my hopes are drowned. 
Listen, listen to the sounds that bullets make of blood and bones. 
Where will you run today? 
How will you ever get away?”

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

are they ready for her? Curva Peligrosa by Lily Iona MacKenzie

When Curva Peligrosa arrives in Weed, Alberta, after a twenty-year trek on the Old North Trail from southern Mexico, she stops its residents in their tracks. With a parrot on each shoulder, a glittering gold tooth, and a wicked trigger finger, she is unlike anything they have ever seen before.

crimes that echo the past - The Names Of Dead Girls (The Silent Girls #2) by Eric Rickstad

"Possibly the most impressive part might have been the ending. There were so many ways that Rickstad could have taken this story, there were endings that we might guess would occur. Instead, we see a series of lies, of cover-ups, the way paranoia grows, letting down one’s guard at the wrong moment, making a fateful decision, breaking ethics and the law. The subtle ending possibly shows the reader Rath’s humanity and his sense of justice. " - Mia Siegert, Goodreads

It is 1890, and London has secrets - The Missing by Jerico Lenk

“There is a veil between us and the dead, our realm and theirs. And for whatever reason, we see through it. Reach through the rips in it, while others merely witness ghosts when they manage to slip through on their own.”

the trust is tested, respect is bartered - Surrender Games Series by Lydia Michaels

"Lydia Michaels writes such powerful romances. For me, her books are the ultimate romance indulgence. They feed my soul. Her writing is just that beautiful. Her ability to write lines so mesmerizing, you want to linger over them, write them down to remember. It’s like poetry. She writes stories that stay with you. Books that you want to read again and again. " - Amy, Goodreads

if they can survive... Tales From The Hollow by Cecile Tellier, Fae Harlow

Tales from the Hollow is a collection of two novellas that take place in the town of Fey Hollow.
authors: Cecile Tellier, Fae Harlow

he was hated and hunted - Fierce Tides by LM Preston

"What can I say about Purgatory Reign? Go buy it as soon as possible. It is such an interesting and creative story, unlike any book I have read to date. I became captivated by each new adventure Peter embarked on. I found it fascinating the way the story unfolded and pulled me in." - about book #1 Tina, Goodreads

A detour down memory lane wakes up the ghosts -The Reminisce by H.L. Cherryholmes

Curtis Aisling has literally dodged a bullet. At least he thinks he has. But he wonders whether that bullet still has it out for him when he leaves his ex-fiancé and Los Angeles behind for Coronado, New Mexico to borrow some much-needed money from his sister. 

a love that never fades away. . . My Image of You by Melanie Moreland

"I really enjoyed My Image of You and I think romance readers will fall in love with this new Loveswept title. Melanie Moreland gives readers a captivating love story and made me fall in love with Adam. I can have him now that I finished the book, right?"- Carlene, Goodreads

Murder and Mayhem: A Limited Edition Thriller and Mystery Collection

Looking for unforgettable heroes pitted against unbeatable odds?
From tales of spies and espionage to small-town mysteries and traditional courtroom thrillers to hard-boiled noir, this collection offers a cross-section of modern thriller and mystery.

rumors... Her: A Horror Short Story by Danielle Rose

"This is a paranormal horror short story. I would recommend this for young adults and older due to the graphic scenes. I really enjoyed the descriptive wording that the author used. A great read for Halloween! This book ended with me wondering what happens next? I see a wonderful series hopefully in the future. " - Angela, Goodreads

She’s got the fate of a kingdom in her hands - Karina's Silver Shoes by Denise Marques Leitao

From Brazilian / Canadian writer Denise Marques Leitao comes a teen parody of fantasy and fairy-tale tropes with many female characters, friendships between girls and women, and some subtle romance. If you like to read about strong girls and women, you’ve found your book.

Happy Release! Unexpected Outcomes (The Angela Panther #4) by Carolyn Ridder Aspenson

" The storyline in Unexpected Outcomes is complex and gritty. Just when you think you have it all figured out, BAM! Surprise! You don't! I'm talking a slack jawed, OMG, no you didn't, kind of ending." - Lynn, Goodreads

eventually he had to move on - Five (Mister 0.5) by J.A. Huss

18+ "The suspense killed me. And that is all I'm going to say. At the end, I didn't know up from down. Or right from left. I felt lost and found at the same time. And I was utterly shocked." - Lexxie, Goodreads

You better run! - Premonition (The Division #1) by Leigh Walker

When Riley heads off to boarding school for a summer work-study program, she knows it’ll be demanding. What she doesn’t expect? To be thrust into an intense physical training program described as special, exclusive and worst of all–top-secret. She signed up for tuition assistance, not to be held in a secret government facility for boot camp…

picking the wrong guy - Wrong (Wrong #1) by Jana Aston

18++ "Jana Aston has done an unbelievable job with her first book. The characters seemed realistic and her writing style made me feel like I was right there. [...]
The epilogue... well I loved seeing that glimpse into the future, and from Luke’s perspective... sigh... Bring on the next book, I’m excited!"- Naomi, Goodreads

it’s about to get a whole lot worse - The Lovely Dark by K.A. Last

Cover Reveal
Three teenagers.
One witch.
Twelve souls.

Monday, September 18, 2017

ill-intentioned motives... Birthright by Nick G Giannaras

"An adventurously fun, exciting read with powerful theological and philosophical undertones, laid within the framework of a strong plot [...]" - Gamedoc, Amazon

REVIEW The Pursuit of Lady Harriett (Tanglewood #3) by Rachael Anderson

Termed an Incomparable during her first London season, Lady Harriett Cavendish is beautiful, spirited, and confident, capturing the attention of a great many suitors. Unfortunately, they all failed to capture her attention, and she concluded the season as unattached as she’d begun it.

the way he prefers it to be - In It For The Money (A Blu Carraway Mystery #1) by David Burnsworth

Hop on board for a hard-edged debut that’s fully loaded with car chases (particularly Mustangs), war veterans, old grudges, and abundant greed. A choppy start belies a well-executed plotline enhanced by the atmospheric Palmetto State setting.” – Library Journal (on Southern Heat)

The hunters become the hunted… A Mind To Kill by John Nicholl

A brilliant, searing, page-turning story.’ Renita D’Silva - Bestselling author
‘It chilled me to the core.’ Book Reviews To Ponder
‘Don’t miss out on this gripping page-turner of a psychological thriller.’ Goodreads

A desperate search leads to a new world -A Veil of Shadows (The Shadow Gate Chronicles #2) by Michael W. Garza

"Michael W. Garza's The Last Shadow Gate is a fascinating fantasy adventure for both younger and older readers. I think that many readers will devour this novel in one sitting and yearn for more. Please, don't miss out on this wonderful novel, because it deserves to be read (I sincerely hope that readers will discover this novel and its charm)."- Seregil, Goodreads

a new, super-powered world... Superhero Syndrome by Caryn Larrinaga

"This is a great book, and I would definitely recommend to fans of urban fantasy and superheros."

Weed and Water: Bringing the Resources of God to a Teenager by Ian Dexter Palmer

"This is a book I definitely want to put on my shelves at school. This book is as real as it gets for a fiction book. [...] Anyone who reads this book will find themselves in this book somewhere along the line. I’m not sure there are enough stars in the heaven to give to this book." - Sandra, Goodreads

time is running out - Hinder (Guardian of Monsters #1) by Kristin Ping

"The idea of wielders and benders is brilliant, and the further along I read, the more invested I became in this world. The hero and heroine's friends and family really added to my experience. I loved how complex they were, and it seriously makes a difference when you're used to only caring about the couple-to-be." - C.Erani, Goodreads

the thrilling and romantic finale - All the Light There Is (The Healing Edge #3) by Anise Eden

"Ms. Eden has given us a delightful heroine, a wonderful manly hero who would stop at nothing to keep his love safe, and an entertaining cast of secondary characters. I have greatly enjoyed my time with this series and would happily read anything else this author writes. She is easily one of my favorites in romance." - Rosanna, Goodreads

Happy Release! Treading the Traitor's Path: Out Bad (Neither This, Nor That #2) by MariaLisa deMora

"We met Po'Boy in This is the Route of Twisted Pain and I immediately was intrigued. Now in Treading the Traitors Path, I've become utterly fascinated by him. Learning his story and him meeting his person / persons brought so much to his story."- Shay, Goodreads

Happy Release! Seraphina's Vengeance (Seraphina #3) by Sheena Hutchinson

"I certainly didn't expect to love Seraphina's Vengeance as much as I did, but boy did this story impress me. Ms. Hutchinson delivered some amazing plot twists and has taken this story in a much different direction than I expected. Gone are the days of predictability...you will be left guessing the entire time with this one." - Cassie, Goodreads

The love he had for her... Fierce Tides (Purgatory Reign #3) by LM Preston

"What can I say about Purgatory Reign? Go buy it as soon as possible. It is such an interesting and creative story, unlike any book I have read to date. I became captivated by each new adventure Peter embarked on. I found it fascinating the way the story unfolded and pulled me in." - about book #1 Tina, Goodreads

against all expectations - Autonomous by Annalee Newitz

"Holy hell. Autnomous is remarkable." ―Lauren Beukes, bestselling author of Broken Monsters
"Everything you'd hope for from the co-founder of io9 ... Combines the gonzo, corporatized future of Neal Stephenson's Snow Crash with the weird sex of Charlie Stross's Saturn's Children; throws in an action hero that's a biohacker version of Bruce Sterling's Leggy Starlitz, and then saturates it with decades of deep involvement with free software hackers, pop culture, and the leading edge of human sexuality." ―Cory Doctorow, New York Times bestselling author of Walkaway.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Urban legend says... A Face to Die For by Andrea Kane

"The story was fluid with believable characters. A captivating and engrossing read!
There were so many twists and turns in this incredibly suspenseful story. I thought for sure I had it all figured out, once, twice, and even three times when the author delivers a one-two punch that I didn't see coming. An electrifying and startling ending!!!" - Cheryl, Goodreads

a pasts perhaps best left alone- The Dead of Night (Piper Blackwell #2) by Jean Rabe

"[A] racing, heart pounding thriller. I couldn’t put it down. It is filled with mystery and investigative work. It is excellent and written with skill. The author, Jean Rabe, has a unique voice in the mystery/thriller genre " - ChickLit Cafe, Goodreads

nobody understands... The City: The Jane Harvest by A. Nicky Hjort

On another planet two hundred years in the future, twenty-one-year-old Isla Jane struggles helplessly to figure out who she is and what her world really means. Marked with a forbidden tattoo of the rising sun, she is a natural champion of humanity and a gifted warrior in Heats– lavish battles fought in the conjoined minds of the participants for the morbid amusement of the masses.

a dangerous ability - The Gate Guardian's Daughter by K.T. Munson

"This is yet another story I’ve enjoyed reading by KT Munson. It’s to the point but does well in giving us the general background of Elizabeth and her family, while providing us with just enough surprise to make us want more. It was a very well-written intro to The Gate series, and I, for one, can’t wait until the first one is released." - Angela, Goodreads

little white lies... The Downfall of Catie Bloom (Bloom Sisters #3) by Brooke Stanton

"Brooke Stanton delivers a funny, drama-filled and entertaining story full of twists that will have you turning the pages to find out whet happens next. " - RoseyLovesBooks, Goodreads

she can stop death... Lunar Shadows (The Guardians #2) by T.F. Walsh

A powerful seer. A fight to stay alive. A soulmate to protect.
As they close in on the killer, Shadow starts to believe the real danger might be losing Zana and the grip she has on his heart. Will Zana and Shadow survive a danger beyond their imagination? 

La dolce vita or bust - VAL & PALS series by Margaret Lashley

A Midlife Meltdown...with a Side of Fries.
How Many Do-Overs Do You Get in One Lifetime?
The World is not a Safe Place for Figurines.
Baloney and Cheesed.
Most Definitely Contains Nuts.

loss and passion - Rule Breakers (Resort Romances #3) by Mary Billiter

What happens when the rules and the heart conflict? In Mary Billiter’s witty novel of rule breaking and delectable romance, a red-hot suit and a beautiful computer geek are linked by heartbreaking loss and a passion certain to set fire to your pages.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

The last thing she needs... Beg, Borrow or Steal by Susie Tate

"The author clearly knows what they're writing about when it comes to the medical side. It's an eye-opening look at the British medical system which is so completely different from the U.S. version. And the bits of color and knowledge added depth to the story. This is the kind of book you want to share with your friends."- Michelle, Goodreads

the whole world changes - Steal the Stars by Mac Rogers, Nat Cassidy

"This is slightly more romantic in nature than I really expected it to be, but I'll tell you what -- I loaded this thing up on a four hour driving trip, and my husband, who isn't really into my fiction podcasts, kept asking for the next one. We listened to all five episodes we were provided in one sitting, and I'm dying to listen to the rest of them now. "- Amanda, Goodreads

she’ll never fall in love - Beyond the Mist (Lake Lanier Mysteries #2) by Casi McLean

"Casi McLean’s tale is romantic, intriguing and her characters are endearing. Some we have met before, but one can see they are the heart and soul of a magical tale that is almost timeless! Fabulous writing and an opportunity to imagine what you would do, what you would risk to fix the past, or if you are strong enough to leave history as it stands." - Dianne, Goodreads

More than rough - Addiction (Addiction Duet) by Vivian Wood

18++ "What a truly wonderful read! The story of Sean and Harper is so well written. It captures you from the beginning and doesn't let go. Two people with some very dark and seated issues meet by chance when Harper goes in along with some of the girls she works with into a tattoo shop where Sean works." - Karina, Goodreads