Sunday, June 29, 2014

The Selection (The Selection #1) by Kiera Cass


*I have purchased this book so was not required to post a review*



For thirty-five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth. To be swept up in a world of glittering gowns and priceless jewels. To live in a palace and compete for the heart of gorgeous Prince Maxon.

But for America Singer, being Selected is a nightmare. It means turning her back on her secret love with Aspen, who is a caste below her. Leaving her home to enter a fierce competition for a crown she doesn't want. Living in a palace that is constantly threatened by violent rebel attacks.

Then America meets Prince Maxon. Gradually, she starts to question all the plans she's made for herself—and realizes that the life she's always dreamed of may not compare to a future she never imagined.


MY THOUGHTS

This book was described to me as The Bachelor and The Hunger Games... It isn't really like The Hunger Games other than it being Dystopian. 

Anyway, I read this last week and finished it on Saturday. I would have finished it quicker but I had a lot to do so  didn't have time to read it as much as I wanted.  I really liked it and I thought it was well written. At the end I wanted to start reading the next book in this trilogy and I am glad I have it because I don't want to wait to read it .  

I highly recommend The Selection by Kiera Cass.

I give this 5 out of 5

You can purchase this book online  or at a book store near you. 


Saturday, June 28, 2014

The Colony Cat Caper by Patricia Fry Review

*I received this ecopy  in exchange for an honest review*



Savannah Ivey, a veterinarian out on maternity leave; her aunt Margaret, the founder of the Hammond Cat Alliance; and Colbi Stanton, a reporter for the local newspaper take on a cat colony at an old, abandoned building. Odd activity around the place makes them wonder if it actually is vacant; some believe it’s occupied by something other-worldly. When a stranger comes to town and suggests the Alliance open the old building to a fund-raiser, everyone gets involved, including Rags, Savannah’s kleptomaniac cat. He finds something that day that stirs a lot of people—both law-abiding and crooks—into action. Are the feral cats and their caretakers in serious danger? What (or who) lurks inside the old building? What secrets does it hide? And who has the key that unlocks the mystery?


MY THOUGHTS



I have read all books 4 of the other books and I loved them and yes I did love this one as well. Just all all the others, I just couldn't put this one down. It is very well written and it just sucks you right in.

If you love cats and you are looking for good clean mystery, I highly recommend this and all the other books in this series.

I give The Colony Cat Caper 5 out of 5

You can purchase this ebook at amazon.com

Friday, June 27, 2014

June 2014 Book Haul

This month I didn't get many books to review and I didn't buy many books but that is ok because I really need to read the books I already own.

First I will post the physical books I received to review and then I will post the books I bought.

Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days by Bill Whitfield, Javon Beard, Tanner Colby

Hounded by the tabloid media, driven from his self-made sanctuary at Neverland, Michael Jackson spent his final years moving from city to city, living with his three children in virtual seclusion—a futile attempt to escape a world that wouldn’t leave him alone. During that time, two men served as the singer’s personal security team: Bill Whitfield, a former cop and veteran of the security profession, and Javon Beard, a brash, untested rookie, both single fathers themselves.

Stationed at his side nearly 24/7, their job was to see and hear everything that transpired, and to keep everyone else out, making them the only two men who know what 60 million fans around the world still want to know: What really happened to the King of Pop?

Driven by a desire to show the world who Michael Jackson truly was, Whitfield and Beard have produced the only definitive, first-person account of Michael Jackson’s last years: the extreme measures necessary to protect Jackson and his family, the simple moments of happiness they managed to share in a time of great stress, the special relationship Jackson shared with his fans, and the tragic events that culminated in the singer’s ill-fated comeback, This Is It. The truth is far more compelling than anything you’ve yet heard.

An indispensable piece of pop-culture history, Remember the Time is the story of a man struggling to live a normal life under extraordinary circumstances, the story of a father fighting to protect and provide for his children. Remember the Time is the book that dismantles the tabloid myths once and for all to give Michael Jackson back his humanity.

You can read my review here

THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE BY NEIL GAIMAN

A man returns to the site of his childhood home where, years before, he knew a girl named Lettie Hempstock who showed him the most marvelous, dangerous, and outrageous things, but when he gets there he learns that nothing is as he remembered.
Wondrous, imaginative, impossible, and at times deeply scary, The Ocean at the End of the Lane is classic Neil Gaiman and has captured the hearts of readers everywhere.

You can read my review here .

The One (The Selection #3) by 

The time has come for one winner to be crowned.

When she was chosen to compete in the Selection, America never dreamed she would find herself anywhere close to the crown--or to Prince Maxon's heart. But as the end of the competition approaches, and the threats outside the palace walls grow more vicious, America realizes just how much she stands to lose--and how hard she'll have to fight for the future she wants.

Unravel Me (Shatter Me #2)

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Juliette has escaped to Omega Point. It is a place for people like her—people with gifts—and it is also the headquarters of the rebel resistance.

She's finally free from The Reestablishment, free from their plan to use her as a weapon, and free to love Adam. But Juliette will never be free from her lethal touch.

Or from Warner, who wants Juliette more than she ever thought possible.

In this exhilarating sequel to Shatter Me, Juliette has to make life-changing decisions between what she wants and what she thinks is right. Decisions that might involve choosing between her heart—and Adam's life.

You can purchase all those books now at major bookstores or if you want to support my blog you can use my affiliate link at Book Depository.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

One, Two, Three…By Elodie Nowodazkij Book Blitz




One, Two, Three… by Elodie Nowodazkij
Publication date: June 26th 2014
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult

Synopsis:
When seventeen-year-old Natalya’s dreams of being a ballerina are killed in a car accident along with her father, she must choose: shut down—like her mother—or open up to love.

Last year, Natalya was attending the School of Performing Arts in New York City. Last year, she was well on her way to becoming a professional ballerina. Last year, her father was still alive.

But a car crash changed all that—and Natalya can’t stop blaming herself. Now, she goes to a regular high school in New Jersey; lives with her onetime prima ballerina, now alcoholic mother; and has no hope of a dance career.

At her new school, however, sexy soccer player Antonio sees a brighter future for Natalya, or at least a more pleasant present, and his patient charms eventually draw her out of her shell.

But when upsetting secrets come to light and Tonio’s own problems draw her in, Natalya shuts down again, this time turning to alcohol herself.

Can Natalya learn to trust Antonio before she loses him—and destroys herself?


Goodreadshttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20656288-one-two-three?ac=1

Purchase:
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AUTHOR BIO

Elodie Nowodazkij was raised in a tiny village in France, where she could always be found a book in hand. At nineteen, she moved to the US, where she learned she'd never lose her French accent. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in Modern Language & Linguistics, and later earned master's degrees in German Cultural Studies and European Studies. Unbeknownst to her professors, she sometimes drafted stories in class. Now she lives in Germany with her husband and their cat (who doesn't seem to realize he's not human), and uses her commuting time to write the stories swirling in her head. She's also a serial smiley user.

Author links:


Four questions to Elodie Nowodazkij
  1. You’re French and live in Germany…but you write in English. How come?
I lived in the United States, in Maryland, for quite a few years, first as an “au pair” and then as a university student. I’m a proud Retriever and a proud Terps , having received a BA from the University of Maryland at Baltimore County and my first Master’s from the University of Maryland at College Park. Writing in English just seems to be more “natural” for me. But maybe one day, I’ll write a novel in French too.
  1. What was your inspiration for ONE, TWO, THREE?
I used to love dancing ballet as a kid, and I won a writing contest to go see the Opera de Paris. We saw the dancers train, it was magical. Those moments stayed with me.
Then, one day, I was talking about the movie Center Stage on Twitter and Natalya’s voice came into my head. At first, all I knew was that she was seventeen and an accident had killed her hope of becoming a professional ballerina...The accident turned into a car crash that also took her father’s life.
Natalya’s voice was sad and broken, but full of want.
From there on, it became her story.
  1. The family from Natalya, the main character in your novel, originally comes from Russia. How did you do your research?
The name of my main character was actually inspired from my mother-in-law, who moved to Germany from Russia about 20 years ago. My husband, who was born in the Ukraine, still speaks Russian with her, and I learned a lot from them. His family is the one who taught me there’s a Russian proverb for every situation, and some of Natalya’s favorite food is also mine.
  1. Can we expect more books to come with Natalya & Tonio?
Yes. But I’m not planning a sequel. There will be at least two companion novels to One, Two, Three. The first one will be published in November 2014. It will focus on Emilia, Nata’s friend at the School of Performing Arts. It’s entitled ALWAYS SECOND BEST, and you can already find it on Goodreads. The second companion novel will be focusing on Becca, Nata’s best friend. Publication will be in early 2015.


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Prolongment by Grace Eyre Review

*I received this ecopy in exchange for an honest review * 



To fund their controversial Time research, B&E Labs patented a medical process called “Prolongment”, in which very old and very wealthy clients can pay to have their consciousness extended past death. 

The process of Prolongment works by projecting the client’s consciousness (called a “replica mind”) into the future, past the point of death. When time is up, the replica mind is returned to the client, filling them with new memories. Postmortem memories. Memories of the future. 

B&E Labs has many enemies. Now the city is now besieged with non-corporeal beings, more commonly known as ghosts. Some of these ghosts have a vengeance. B&E is under charges of corruption, and their services are seen as a threat to physical safety and the integrity of the space-time continuum. 

Prolongment touches all inhabitants of the city, from a vigilante journalist to the victim of a haunting, from a wealthy client to a rogue scientist experimenting with her own mind. Above all, Prolongment weighs on the conscience of B&E’s CEO, Dr. Ken Muerta, whose moral code grows murkier as he struggles to hold the company together. The fate of the living, the dead, and Time itself is in his hands.

MY THOUGHTS

I very much enjoyed this book. It is very well written and I was hooked. This is a sci-fi and the first 2 chapters are a little slow but then it all picks up and then I just didn't want to put it down because it was just so good.

I highly recommend this. 

I give Prolongment 4 out of 5.

If you want to purchase this book you can do so at amazon.com.

Monday, June 23, 2014

My Hunger By Lisa Renee Jones Review

*I received this ecopy from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review *


An Inside Out Novella in Mark's POV

While Chris and Sara have travelled to Paris to avoid the chaos of press and police after the tragic night we’d shared, I have stayed to face the reality of what has happened. But there is no peace to be found in facing the truth, and no truth to be found in the confessions that have been made and retracted. I am a Master, all about control, and yet right now, facing great tragedy, I feel as if I have none. With my club and my relationships of the past in the spotlight, I find sanctuary in the one place I’ve promised I will never be again, but cannot seem to resist. Her arms.

***Mark and Crystal's story begins in the novella Master Undone.

MY THOUGHTS

Well I have read a few of Lisa Renee Jones' books so far and pretty much most of them are from  the Inside Out Series and so far I have absolutely loved the books and I just can't stop recommending them.   This novella is is just as fantastic as all of Lisa Renee Jones' other books. It is so very well written and got me hooked from the very beginning and just makes me want to read more (and more).

If you like erotica novels I highly recommend this novella and I highly recommend the entire series.

I give this 5 out of 5

If you want to purchase My Hunger you can do so at amazon.com. Check out other books by Lisa Renee Jones at amazon.com 




Saturday, June 21, 2014

Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days by Bill Whitfield, Javon Beard, Tanner Colby Review

*I received a free copy of this book*



Hounded by the tabloid media, driven from his self-made sanctuary at Neverland, Michael Jackson spent his final years moving from city to city, living with his three children in virtual seclusion—a futile attempt to escape a world that wouldn’t leave him alone. During that time, two men served as the singer’s personal security team: Bill Whitfield, a former cop and veteran of the security profession, and Javon Beard, a brash, untested rookie, both single fathers themselves.

Stationed at his side nearly 24/7, their job was to see and hear everything that transpired, and to keep everyone else out, making them the only two men who know what 60 million fans around the world still want to know: What really happened to the King of Pop?

Driven by a desire to show the world who Michael Jackson truly was, Whitfield and Beard have produced the only definitive, first-person account of Michael Jackson’s last years: the extreme measures necessary to protect Jackson and his family, the simple moments of happiness they managed to share in a time of great stress, the special relationship Jackson shared with his fans, and the tragic events that culminated in the singer’s ill-fated comeback, This Is It. The truth is far more compelling than anything you’ve yet heard.

An indispensable piece of pop-culture history, Remember the Time is the story of a man struggling to live a normal life under extraordinary circumstances, the story of a father fighting to protect and provide for his children. Remember the Time is the book that dismantles the tabloid myths once and for all to give Michael Jackson back his humanity.


MY THOUGHTS

 I don't usually read non-fiction but I thought this would be interesting. Not sure if any of what is said in the book were true because I never really followed the news about Michael Jackson before or after his death so I can't tell you if what is told in the book is true or not.  

It took me over a week to read this book. Not because it isn't well written but because I don't usually like reading non-fiction and I just had a hard time reading it because I was bored with it.  I know some of you might like non-fiction so I figured maybe some of you might like this book.  

Anyway, I not going to bother rating this because I just couldn't finish it. 

If you want to purchase  this book you can do so at amazon.com, Book Depository or any other online book stores or at a book store near you. 

Friday, June 20, 2014

Weekend Reads #1

What are you going to be reading this weekend?  

I am going to finish reading  Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke & Bone #1)
by I started reading  it last night and I read about 30% of it and so far I am very much enjoying it.
I am also going to try to finish reading Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days by 
These books are the ones I plan on reading this weekend.  What are you planning on reading? Please let me know in the comments section below.

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

*I have received a free copy of this book for my honest review*




A man returns to the site of his childhood home where, years before, he knew a girl named Lettie Hempstock who showed him the most marvelous, dangerous, and outrageous things, but when he gets there he learns that nothing is as he remembered.
Wondrous, imaginative, impossible, and at times deeply scary, The Ocean at the End of the Lane is classic Neil Gaiman and has captured the hearts of readers everywhere.

MY THOUGHTS

I haven't read much of Neil Gaiman's book but read Stardust and I have been wanting to read more of his books every since. I liked this book and I will most likely read it again in the future. It is well written and you can very well imagine all that is going on in this story. It only has about 178 pages or something like that so it was a great book to read while I was outside on the patio just relaxing and enjoying the nice weather. 

I highly recommend this.

I give this 4 out of 5

You can purchase this at Book Depository or any other online stores or at book stores near you. 

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Beyond Redemption Cover Reveal



Beyond Redemption by Delancey Stewart
(Wine Country Romance #2.5)
Publication date: June 2014
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

Synopsis:
This racy Wine Country novella takes readers back to Redemption Road winery, where Audrey and Tyson are continuing the paths they discovered in Redemption Red.

This book focuses on Rebecca and Ray… And while Rebecca has made peace with her family and returned home to help build the winery into a wine country destination, she is still struggling with ghosts that threaten to destroy her happiness.

When someone shows up from the family’s past, everyone must face the truths that time can hide and come to terms with new realities…

This novella contains mature situations and is not appropriate for readers younger than 17.

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22246187-beyond-redemption?ac=1



AUTHOR BIO:



I'm not big on labels, but there are a few that fit me (not necessarily in this order. Or maybe in this order):
- wine drinker (and wine geek)
- mother of small boys
- military spouse
- writer
- chocolate eater

I've written the Wine Country Romance Series, which ties my love of wine to my love of falling in love... and the Girlfriends of Gotham series, which begins publishing with Swoon Romance in December 2013.

I also love short stories, and my themed collection (all set in the same NYC brownstone across the span of a century) published in 2012.

Author links: 



Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Accidentally Married by Victorine E. Lieske Review

*I received this ecopy from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review *

Madison Nichols, aspiring actress, is floundering. Her rent is due and she needs a job. Desperately. After getting a tip about an open position, she rushes to Jameson Technologies and meets CEO Jared Jameson. Unfortunately, due to a misunderstanding, she is put in the awkward position of pretending to be his girlfriend. Not the job she was applying for. And when she finds out Jared lied to her to get what he wanted, she decides to get back at him. In front of his family. 

Jared is stunned when Madison announces they are getting married. She pushed her revenge too far. How can he tell them it’s all a lie? And when his sick aunt asks them to be married before she dies, Madison comes up with a hair-brained plan to hire an actor and stage a fake wedding. 

What they both don’t know is Jared’s father has found out about the fake wedding. And he’s got his own hair-brained plan. 


MY THOUGHTS

I enjoyed this book. It is a quick and fun read. It only has about 188 pages for I was able to read it yesterday afternoon.

I was looking for something quick and easy to read that didn't make me think and I am so glad I decided to read and review this one. It is well written and kept me reading until the end. 

If you like contemporary romance then highly recommend this one.


I give this 4 out of 5

If you want to purchase this book you can do so at amazon.com 


Summer Rain Blog Tour


All proceeds from the volume will be donated to the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (www.rainn.org), the largest anti-sexual violence organization in the United States.

Synopsis


What happens when love gets caught in the rain?

In this romance anthology, RITA-Award winning author Molly O’Keefe shows us the power of a city thunderstorm from the top of a skyscraper, while Amy Jo Cousins soaks us in a rain in Spain. New York Times bestselling author Ruthie Knox’s heroine is devastated by a winter storm, while a summer thunderstorm grants Alexandra Haughton’s hero and heroine a second chance at love. Rain sparks self-awareness in the robot in Charlotte Stein’s story and allows Mary Ann Rivers’s heroine to fall in love with her hero and her own art. Rain causes romance between the college students in Audra North’s and Shari Slade’s stories, while romance causes rain in Cecilia Tan’s myth-inspired tale of a sacrifice to a demi-god. Nine romance novelettes, edited by Sarah Frantz.

Buy Links




 Behind the Book

Summer Rain, like so many projects, started out as nothing more than a simple feeling: a desire to make a positive difference in the world. So often, making a difference begins with giving something. It might be money, time, or both, or something else altogether…but most importantly, it is about giving, and giving vibrantly—with a focused mind, a full heart, and an understanding spirit.

Giving vibrantly leads to vibrant change. Powerful, positive change. Through the incredible generosity of eight other talented authors and one talented editor, that starting point—that desire to make a positive difference—turned into an act of vibrant giving. Summer Rain is a collection of powerful stories about love, written with the hope of making a positive change.

Each year, nearly a quarter of a million sexual assaults are committed in the US, nearly half of them against victims under the age of eighteen. RAINN assists so many of these survivors, not only by operating telephone and online hotlines for victims of sexual abuse, but also by working in partnership with rape crisis centers in the United States of America, providing programs to prevent sexual abuse, and helping to bring abusers to justice.

About the Works

Redemption by Ruthie Knox
Jessie Bellin’s cheese shop is failing, her house is falling apart, and the mortgage is ninety days overdue. With nothing left to offer, she’ll take what she can get from the handyman who wants nothing but her body. But when Mike Kaminsky suddenly asks for more, Jessie has to figure out exactly what she wants—and if it’s possible for a woman who’s lost everything to learn how to hope again.

The Heart of It by Molly O’Keefe
Gabe seems outwardly successful and content, but inwardly, he struggles to banish the lingering demons of his childhood. Elena is a survivor herself and knows that the smart move is to walk away from Gabe. But his pain and his hope are too compelling to resist.

Are these two wounded people brave enough to find love together?

Sacrifice by Cecilia Tan
When a tenth century trader from the Orient sells his daughter to a Macedonian, he doesn’t ask why the man needs a virgin, little knowing she is intended to fulfill an ancient pact with a demigod who can end the crushing drought. But this demigod has sworn off his father’s rapacious ways. With the influence of the ancient pantheon waning, only love can heal them all.

Real Feelings by Charlotte Stein
Moira longs for a connection—any kind of connection with anyone—and is beginning to despair she will ever find it. In desperation, she purchases an android, hoping against hope that she can find some solace in a simulation of the real thing. But what she doesn’t expect is Michael—a machine that seems to be more than the sum of his parts.

Rainy Season by Mary Ann Rivers
Lisa Shirek is everyone’s favorite barista. She does more than get her customers’ orders right: she gets her customers. She can see the most painful moments of their lives like stormy weather around their bodies, and she does what she can to soothe that pain with the right smile, the right words, the perfect combination of coffee and foam. Except, then, there’s Mark—he’s a sunbeam, a mystery made of light. He breaks through the storm around her so she can see herself, for herself.

The Rain in Spain by Amy Jo Cousins
Travel writer Magda and scientist Javi are cranky with the heat—and each other—on the streets of Sevilla. They’ve been married for a year, after a whirlwind courtship, and Magda is questioning whether or not she made a mistake. She’s not sure if her need to explore the world can ever mesh with Javi’s more regimented life.

As they stroll the cobblestone streets of one of Spain’s most romantic cities, Magda tries to show her husband just what it is she loves so much about her job that keeps her far from home for so long. By the time the sun rises, they’ll know if there is a way forward for them together . . . or not.

Fitting In by Audra North
Stas Petrovich is sure that being elected president of his college class will grant him the social acceptance he craves. But when rain ruins his campaign event, he’s left in the company of the Weird Girl, the one person guaranteed to jeopardize his chances. But he discovers that Leila dos Santos is fun and genuine and sexy as hell, and he’s forced to reconsider what’s most important to him.

Private Study by Shari Slade
Tess Bell’s sex vlog flashes on another student’s tablet screen in the middle of an economics lecture. Worst of all, the guy she’s been secretly eyeing all semester sees it, too, and asks her out for coffee at the local diner. Is he like their awful classmate, convinced he's owed something because Tess dares to be curious about sex, or does he really want to know her? Only one thing is certain: nothing is private anymore.

Storm Warning by Alexandra Haughton
When Amy Collier left behind her dreams—and her pride—in L.A., she hoped for a few quiet months to regroup. She never dreamed her hometown’s welcoming committee would take the form of Tom Wilson. Well, he could just keep his I-told-you-so grin and his sexy-cowboy charm; she doesn’t want any part of it.

Except seeing him again stirs up a storm of emotion, and she must try to reconcile bitter memories of their past with her uncertain future—a future that might be a whole lot brighter with Tom in it.

 About the Authors

About Ruthie Knox
New York Times bestselling author Ruthie Knox writes contemporary romance that’s sexy, witty, and angsty—sometimes all three at once. A four-time RITA finalist, she’s penned the only existing cross-country bicycling love story (Ride with Me) and made readers swoon with a banker heroine named Neville (About Last Night). As Robin York, she also writes angsty, intelligent New Adult romance. Ruthie moonlights as a mother, Tweets incessantly, and bakes a mean focaccia. She’d love to hear from you, so visit her website at www.ruthieknox.com and drop her a line.

Website: ruthieknox.com
Facebook: facebook.com/RuthieKnox
Twitter: twitter.com/RuthieKnox

About Molly O’Keefe
Molly O'Keefe is a RITA Award winning author who writes sexy and compelling contemporary romance for Harlequin and Bantam Dell. She lives in Toronto with her husband, two kids and the largest heap of dirty laundry in North America.

Sign up for Molly’s newsletter to find out about new releases and receive The Author Is…interview series at www.molly-okeefe.com

Website: molly-okeefe.com
Facebook: facebook.com/MollyOKBooks
Twitter: twitter.com/MollyOKWrites

About Cecilia Tan
Cecilia Tan is the award-winning author of Slow Surrender (RT Reviewers Choice for Erotic Romance), The Prince’s Boy, Daron’s Guitar Chronicles, and many other works of passionate fiction. She is also the founder and editorial director of Circlet Press, publishers of erotic fantasy and science fiction. She is easy to find on the internet.

Website: ceciliatan.com
Facebook: facebook.com/cecilia.tan
Twitter: twitter.com/ceciliatan

About Charlotte Stein
Charlotte Stein has written over thirty short stories, novellas, and novels, including entries in The Mammoth Book of Hot Romance and Best New Erotica 10. Her latest work, Run To You, was recently a DABWAHA finalist. When not writing deeply emotional and intensely sexy books, she can be found eating jelly turtles, watching terrible sitcoms, and occasionally lusting after hunks. For more on Charlotte, visit: charlottestein.net.

Website: charlottestein.net
Twitter: twitter.com/Charlotte_Stein

About Mary Ann Rivers
Mary Ann Rivers has written stories as long as she can remember. She lives in Wisconsin with her imaginative son, who won’t remember ever not hearing or writing stories. She writes love books for humans.

Website: maryannrivers.com
Facebook: facebook.com/maryannriversromanceauthor
Twitter: twitter.com/MaryAnn_Rivers

About Amy Jo Cousins
Amy Jo Cousins lives in Chicago, where she writes contemporary romance, tweets more than she ought, and sometimes runs way too far. She loves her son and the Cubs, who taught her that being awesome doesn't necessarily have anything to do with winning.

Website: amyjocousins.com
Facebook: facebook.com/amyjo.cousins.9
Twitter: twitter.com/_AJCousins

About Audra North
Audra North fell in love with romance at age thirteen and spent the next twenty years reading as many romance novels as she could.  Even now, after having read over one thousand of them, she still can’t resist the lure of a happily ever after, and her collection continues to grow.  She lives near Boston with her husband, three young children, and a lot of books.

Website: audranorth.com
Facebook: facebook.com/AudraNorthAuthor
Twitter: twitter.com/AudraNorth

About Shari Slade
Shari Slade is a snarky optimist. A would-be academic with big dreams and very little means. When she isn’t toiling away in the non-profit sector, she’s writing gritty stories about identity and people who make terrible choices in the name of love (or lust). Somehow, it all works out in the end. If she had a patronus, it would be a platypus.

Sign up for her newsletter to stay up-to-date on all the latest releases, happenings, and events.

Website: sharislade.com
Facebook: facebook.com/authorsharislade
Tumblr: sharislade.tumblr.com
Twitter: twitter.com/ShariSlade

About Alexandra Haughton
Alexandra Haughton lives and writes in a cozy urban cottage. Contrary to popular belief, it is not wall-to-wall pink and glitter. Yet. She makes a mean chicken fried steak and has a weakness for Italian Cream Cake (no nuts). When Alexandra isn’t writing contemporary romance, you can find her out and about in Dallas. Just look for the woman in a cardigan. Even if it is 103.

Find out more about Alexandra and her writing by visiting her website.

Website: alexandrahaughton.com

Twitter: twitter.com/WriterAHaughton

Tell Me a Secret Cover Reveal






Tell Me a Secret by Ann Everett
Publication date: August 26th 2014
Genres: New Adult, Romance

Synopsis:
Jace Sloan has it all. He’s smoking hot, a college football star with a storybook family, and he’s never met a woman he couldn’t charm. He’s also never met one who makes him want to be a better man…until he meets Maggie. Now, this self-proclaimed geek with wild red hair and the greenest eyes he’s ever seen has him thinking all kinds of crazy thoughts. Like settling down and being a one-woman man.

Maggie Fielding is anything but Jace’s type. For starters, her IQ is bigger than her chest size. But Jace is panty melting hot, and she’s having a hard time remembering that he’s bad news. If only she could stop telling him her secrets, because her answers to his questions just might have both of them falling in love for the first time.

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22069651-tell-me-a-secret?ac=1



AUTHOR BIO:

Ann Everett is a Texas girl from her big-bar-hair down to her bare toes. For many years she did stand-up comedy for businesses, corporations, and non-profit organizations.

Creator of the White Trash Facelift, halter tops, and beer bling bracelets, Ann embraces her small town upbringing and thinks Texans are the funniest people on earth.

She hates talking on the phone. A really sharp pencil makes her happy. She loves shopping at Goodwill, and she’s glad wrinkles aren’t painful.

She’s an award winning author and active member of Northeast Texas Writers’ Organization.

When Ann’s not writing, she spends her days listening in on people’s conversations at the local Wal-Mart, beauty shop, grocery store, and numerous other gathering spots. She draws from that research to pen her novels full of southern sass and Texas twang.

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Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16157410-you-re-busting-my-nuptials