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.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

“They always come back”- Running with Wolves by Summer Lane

A romantic adventure from #1 bestselling author Summer Lane, set amidst the gritty and awe-inspiring setting of Alaska during the last great Gold Rush.

Now I have no choice but to trust him. - I Stole His Car (Love at First Crime, #1) by Jessica Frances

"The plot was also well paced and capturing, without boring the reader anywhere. Not too mushy for a romance novel but still enough feelings were gleaned by the characters to really enjoy it. All in all, liked the book very much." - Roopa, Goodreads

She shattered his reality. - Born, Darkly (Darkly, Madly Duet, #1) by Trisha Wolfe

"Trisha Wolfe is an author that I have come to love. She has written in a number of genres, and I've devoured each and every read. This book however was a serious mind trip, and I think that she has one truly complex and twisted mind to deliver a masterpiece such as this one! " - Naomi, Goodreads

his idea might be worth the risk… Between You and Me by Lynn Turner

"The novel does a superb job at taking us on their whirlwind romance but never shying away from the difficult conversations that all couples, long-distance or not, must face in order to have a healthy and loving relationship." - Nina, Goodreads

Friday, September 22, 2017

There's No Heaven... Like Hell - A Good Year (Unhallowed Love #1) by Tara Fox Hall

18+ Debbie’s strong resolve begins to crumble under the weight of her actions, even as she guiltily concedes the pleasure she finds in Shaker’s arms is becoming something more than just affection. Is there hope for a happy ending built on so much evil? Or is Debbie doomed to lose her heart as well as her soul to a demon who has only been waiting for the chance to claim both?

Beyond ADHD: Overcoming the Label and Thriving by Jeff Emmerson, Robert Yehling

"This is the first one I've read that really digs into what the label means and explores it from the perspective of someone who's lived it. [...] He offers a lot of relevant research and statistics, but more importantly, he asks readers to reconsider what the label means and how we approach diagnosis and treatment." - Jess, Goodreads

Be careful what you wish for. - Harmless by Katherine Dell

"This book has it all: myth, suspense and romance. I must confess, I wasn't a fan of all the characters (Rachel's friends, mostly) though I did like the love triangle between Rachel, Mason and Nate. [...] Harmless was a fun read, and I would recommend it to everyone who likes suspense with elements of fantasy." - Al, Goodreads

until I met Lily - Kai by Michelle Abbott

18+ "Ms. Abbott’s words almost flow across the pages as love grows, and two people find themselves knowing that together, they can have everything they need. A wonderful read that ended far too soon." Dianne, Goodreads

An old nemesis threatens... Books by Jessica Jesinghaus

Nearly twenty years ago a teenage girl was murdered... 
What makes a man a monster?
Valerie knew fairytales weren't true... 

When you believe, magic awakens - Betwixters: Once Upon A Time by Laura C. Cantu- Haunted Halloween Spooktacular

"This is a great example of fun fiction. Laura C Cantu includes a lot of characters, creatures, and fantastical elements in her mythology. There's something here for everyone." - J.D. Dehart

a gritty and gripping fantasy - Emily Knight series by A. Bello

'If you like Harry Potter and The Hunger Games then you will love this! A must read! - Stressed Rach Reviews
A.Bello breaks boundaries with this gritty and gripping fantasy series

Will Gaby finally take a stand? - Nelumbo Nucifera by Cristina Slough

"This story is riveting from page 1 till the last word. Told in three POVs...Gaby/Riley, Kyle's and the lead detective investigating the case. I couldn't put it down. " - Big Joe, Goodreads

Thursday, September 21, 2017

REVIEW Murder at the River Bend Retirement Resort by Stan Schatt

Murder at the River Bend Retirement Resort is a cozy mystery with a sleuth who has to learn on the job. Despite her best intentions, Miriam makes mistake after mistake and yet moves ever closer to discovering a cold blooded killer who has no remorse.

a rousing adventure full of danger, laughs, twists, and frights - The Empty Grave (Lockwood & Co. #5) by Jonathan Stroud

"The entire book was action packed and there never was actually a boring moment.[...] The humour and sarcasm in this book made me laugh out loud at times. Unlike some other books, the jokes in the book are actually funny. [...] Overall, this book is amazing, i don't understand why how under appreciated this series is. Not many people have read it and everyone just must." - Sandy, Goodreads

a darkness lurking deep inside him... Wehr Wolff Castle (Wehr Wolff Chronicles #1) by B. Bentley Summers

"Wow! This was incredible! [...]
Just go read it. You won't be sorry. Between the world building, the characterisation, the pace and uniqueness of the plot and the attention to detail, to the ending and that Epilogue...it was perfection. Everything I could have hoped for and wanted when I started reading it." - Elaine, Goodreads

against the new odious powers that have risen - Merlin's Rogues: The Permesis Magician by B. Bentley Summers

18+ Merlin's Rogues, including Devon's crush, Cedric, are in hot pursuit and must battle evil dark forces that stand in between them and Devon. Even if they save the enslaved magician, Cedric will need to use his passion for Devon to break the atrocious Master-Slave spell

an impossible quest - Secret of Souls (Age of Endings #1) by Aubrie Nixon

"What a wild ride!!! This is my kind of fantasy--dark, gritty, and epic! If you love high fantasy, don't miss Aubrie Nixon's breathtaking debut!"- Sarah, Goodreads

“Wh-h-h-h-who the hell’s that?”... The Darkness: Giger, Texas by Joe M. Solomon

Michael Warren, a twenty-four-year-old resident of Giger, finds himself at the epicenter of this horror and is stunned by the losses suffered overnight. Then the sun sets and the shadows again coalesce, growing more aggressive, the darkness eviscerating anyone it touches. 

Love X 4 - Firework Girls series by Jordyn White

Forbidden Heat
Midnight Heat
Eternal Heat
Nuclear Heat

deciding who lives and who dies --- The Divinity Bureau by Tessa Clare

The Hunger Games meets Romeo and Juliet in a stunning debut about a forbidden romance between a young activist and a government employee for a corrupt bureau that controls the population by deciding who lives and who dies.

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