Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Blog Tour Review + Giveaway: Thirty-Two Going on Spinster by Becky Monson

Spinster Tour 


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Julia Dorning is a spinster, or at least on the road to becoming one. She has no social life, hates her job, and lives in her parent’s basement with her cat, Charlie.

With the arrival of Jared Moody, the new hire at work, Julia’s mundane life is suddenly turned upside down. Her instant (and totally ridiculous) crush on the new guy causes Julia to finally make some long-overdue changes, in hopes to find a life that includes more than baking and hanging out with Charlie.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The 2014 Jane Eyre Read-Along: Week 1

 

The 2014 Jane Eyre Read-Along 
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Here are the first week's discussion questions:




What do you know about this novel and its author?
Have you ever read it before, or is this your first reading?
Have you seen any of the TV or movie versions?

I read Jane Eyre over ten years ago in high school. I was in an AP English course and Jane Eyre was on the list of many recommended reads. Not everyone in class picked to read this book, but I'm glad that I did for it became one of my favorite classics.

Spotlight of The Second Coming: A Love Story by Scott Pinsker

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The Second Coming: A Love Story
By Scott Pinsker

Two men claim to be the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.  Each claims the other is Satan in disguise.  But only one is telling the truth… and damned if anyone knows who’s who.

In The Second Coming: A Love Story, author Scott Pinsker takes a battle-axe to the Left Behind clich├ęs, reimagining the End Days prophecies as an unruly theo-thriller: Soon after the earthly arrivals of two VERY different Second Comings, the United States splits along ideological lines, with Red America swiftly swearing allegiance to the conservative “savior” and Blue America (naturally) worshiping at the altar of the other.  A cutthroat Culture War-turned-Holy War explodes, with both sides waging a win-at-all-costs marketing campaign to prove their savior’s supremacy.

It’s finally happened: Red America and Blue America are headed for Armageddon!

Blog Blast: Encore! by Jamie Salisbury (18+)

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Encore!

Mary Stuart and Daniel Kennedy have not seen each other since attending a prestigious performing arts school.
Now a world renowned violinist, and married to his career, Daniel stumbles across Mary through her images at a London gallery. He is in need of a photographer with vision - she is a photographer in need of clients.
Mary has all but given up the stage - or has she? Her photographs pay the bills far more than her fancy musical education. But Mary has secrets. . .secrets she dare not share with even the roguish Mr. Kennedy.
A roving paparazzi lens changes all that for them. . .
Can Daniel forgive Mary for hiding her past - and her present? Will their relationship break like a violin string - or will their love endure the chaos?
***A Contemporary Erotica book from the Tudor Sage series.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Review: Knight of Light (The Watchers #1) by Deirdra Eden


“The Watchers” are supernatural beings in human form, charged with protecting mankind from the armies of darkness. Unfortunately, some of these Watchers go bad.

Deirdra Eden’s The Watcher’s Series is written in a traditional fairytale style with a young girl’s discovery of incredible, but dangerous powers within herself, a cast of humorous side-kicks, a quest for greater self-discovery and purpose, and villains of epic proportions.

In England, 1270 A.D., Auriella (pronounced yurr-ee-ella) flees her village after being accused of witchcraft. Pursued by nightmarish creatures, she struggles to accept the truth about her humanity.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Blog Tour Excerpt: The Sanctum by Madhuri Blaylock



The Sanctum Trilogy, Book II Paranormal Date Published: May 15, 2014 


In THE GIRL, Madhuri Blaylock introduced readers to the world of The Sanctum, one corrupted by greed and savagery and hellbent on achieving a single goal: destroying the prophesied hybrid. When one of its most celebrated warriors questioned his allegiances, age-old secrets were unveiled and violence erupted. The journey becomes more perilous and intense as the trilogy surges forward with THE BOY.

Can you cross the plains of death, collect every piece of your soul and make it back to the land of the living?

Blog Tour Spotlight + Giveaway: Confessions of a Self-Help Writer by Benjamin Dehaven





#1 Most-Wished-for-Book of 2014 on Indie
Bound for over 10 weeks!

>Lunge into a funny, audacious, and devastating work of fiction based on factual events. As much a comedy as a tragedy, "Confessions is a unique piece of literature to be remembered for its originality as much as for its significance as a statement about living life in today's harsh reality." Explore the psyche of one of the world's most profound advisors: a Quixotic adventurer who admits freely to lurid depravity, substance abuse, and emotional complexity. Despite personal demons, he's fooled adherents into a unique reverence and might be responsible for saving more souls than Mother Teresa and Gandhi combined.

Hypocrite isn't a strong enough word for someone who writes self-help books purely for profit. Two of the world's ten wealthiest used Enzo as a ghostwriter and while they attribute their status in life to Enzo's words, not a single one willingly admits to knowing him. DeHaven, a patsy in Enzo's schemes and a recurring voice, shares his own perspective and often times paints himself in a very negative light, which adds a layer of credibility to such a fantastical story. Brief moments of compassion and insight are even more powerful and poignant from this perspective.