Tuesday, September 30, 2014

September 2014 Book Haul

Well September is now over and I have to say it was a crazy one.

In this haul I have 24 book and ebooks so I will not be posting them on there.It would take a long time to put them all in a post and it might take a long time to load up for you .  If you want to see what I have received please go to Canadian Book Addict's Facebook page and you can see them all. Oh and don't forget to like my page.

Please let me know if you to see my monthly book hauls on my blog or if you prefer I leave my book haul on facebook page instead. I am also open to suggestions.


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Julie Gerber isn't thrilled to be pulled out of school her senior year to follow her parents halfway around the world to unearth a lost pyramid. However, when the cute British guy and the mysterious financier of their project both fight for her attention, things start to get interesting. The pharaoh known as Djedefre was cursed for the murder of his eldest brother. The work of the archaeologists brings new secrets to light, ones that prove the fallen god-king wasn't the villain history had painted him to be. Can they prove his innocence? As the team digs deeper into the mystery, members of the party vanish or end up dead. Someone is determined to keep the truth hidden at all costs, even 4,500 years later.

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Laura “Luna” DeLuca lives at the beautiful Jersey shore with her husband and four children. She loves writing in the young adult genre because it keeps her young at heart. In addition to writing fiction, Laura is also the editor of a popular review blog called New Age Mama. She is an active member of her local pagan community, and has been studying Wicca for close to eight years. Her current works include Destiny, Destiny Unveiled, Phantom, Morrigan, Player, and Demon.
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Monday, September 29, 2014

A Dubious Crime: A Colton Banyon Mystery #9 by Gerald J. Kubicki And Kristopher Kubicki *Review*

*I received a ecopy of this book for my honest review* 




The morning starts out like a routine day for Colton Banyon. Except, the insanely jealous, Loni wants to come to the office and scope out the women that Banyon works with at Dewey & Beatem in Chicago. The entire Patel clan has gone to India to visit with relatives. Previne stays behind, at Banyon's request to inspect an archeological dig site in Las Vegas, . Then the unthinkable happens. There is an explosion at the dig site and Previne is left clinging to life. Her doctors say that she will never recover and they will turn off her life support equipment in three days. Banyon soon discovers that the explosion is no accident and is part of a heinous plot by someone who is just drumming up business. The bomb was purposely planted to sensationalize the atrocities committed by the Japanese, during World War II at a secret facility called Unit 731. When Banyon attempts to notify the Patel clan of Previne's peril, he finds that they are on a remote mountainside in the Himalayas and in serious jeopardy themselves. They must defend their long lost Aunt from a murderous lawyer. They may not get back to Las Vegas in time to say goodbye to their sister. In fact, they may not even survive. He resolves to save Previne and put a stop to the monstrous plot at the same time. Wolf, of course, agrees to help. He enlists help from people at Dewey & Beatem and along with Loni begins to unravel the plot. The plan to save Previne includes stealing something from Area 51, bringing down a major mobster in Mumbai, India and his worldwide organization. It also involves stopping additional bomb threats, dealing with the San Francisco branch of the Tong, and uncovering additional documents concerning Unit 731 from a gravesite in Japan. All must be done in less than three days, or Previne will die.


MY THOUGHTS

This is book #9 in the series and really I didn't feel like I needed to read the other books in this series because it also works well as a stand alone.

This is a very well written book that kept my attention and kept me reading until the end. I was worried I might not like this one because I am very picky when it comes to mystery novels but I am happy to say that I loved this one. I would love to read all other books in this series and hopefully I will have the time to read them in the future.


I highly recommend A Dubious Crime: A Colton Banyon Mystery #9 by Gerald J. Kubicki And Kristopher Kubicki .

I give this 4 out of 5

Want to purchase this book? You can do so at amazon.com and  amazon.ca


Author website: http://www.geraldjkubickibooks.com

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Feuding with his houseguest’s brother and torn between worry and frustration over his twin, Slate MacCallister brings the rural doctor to his ranch in a record-breaking snow storm to save the boy Slate loves like a son.

Dr. Becky O’Donald is a city girl stuck in Nowhereville, Montana trying to hack down her massive student loan debt. Thrown into a medical nightmare by MacCallister and certain there is more going on with the lonely, melancholy Amelia, Becky is taken aback by the boy mirroring her host down to the dimple in his cheek.

Closeted on the sprawling ranch, surrounded by white, Becky fights the pull of the country life and the man exuding it.

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Artful Goddaughter By Melodie Campbell *Review*

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



Mob goddaughter Gina Gallo stands to inherit two million bucks from her great-uncle Seb, a master forger. But there's a catch: Uncle Seb wants Gina to make things right and return an extremely valuable painting to the City Art Gallery. If she can't do it, her rat-face cousin Carmine gets the boodle. Reluctantly, Gina comes up with a plan for a reverse heist, as she has learned things never go as planned when her family gets involved. The wrong painting gets replaced, and Gina finds herself with two priceless masterpieces in hand! It won't be long before someone realizes what's going on. The Artful Goddaughter is the third novel in a series featuring Gina Gallo, who wants nothing more than to run her little jewelry store. But try as she might, Gina can't escape the family business, with hilarious consequences.


MY THOUGHTS

This is the third book in a series but you don't have to read the others to be able to get into this one. I haven't read the other books but while reading this I didn't feel confused and I completely enjoyed this book.  I actually didn't even know this was the third book until I went on Goodreads right after reading it.


The Artful Goddaughter is well written. It only has 125 pages so it is a very quick read and it is hilarious. 


I want to buy the other books in this series and I will at some point because The Artful Goddaughter is such a great quick read that I couldn't put down. 



Eventide By Kristen Day *Cover Reveal*

The next thrilling installment of the Daughters of the Sea.

This novella will be available November 4th

     
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About Kristen Day
  I am a southern belle at heart with a crazy streak that desperately tries to escape at every opportunity. I love all things nostalgic, rustic, and quirky. I’ve been told I see the world through rose-colored glasses, but I prefer to think of them as kaleidoscope glasses – swirling and morphing reality into something I can digest (who hasn’t pretended those pasty lima beans were really kiwi strawberry jelly beans?). When I’m not writing I’m making jewelry, painting, drinking sweet tea, watching the discovery channel, or going on random adventures in the mountains of North Carolina with my amazing husband.
   

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Beautiful Curse by Jen McConnel *Cover Reveal*

Beautiful Curse
Release Date: December 2014
Swoon Romance

Summary from Goodreads:

Sixteen-year-old Mya Jones is cursed.

She is, hands down, the most beautiful creature on earth. But beauty can wound, and Mya finds herself reviled and shunned by her peers. If there is even a chance that she could start over, Mya longs to take it, no matter the risks.

So when the strange Mr. Merk offers her a new life away from home, Mya is hesitant but hopeful. Only she didn't count on the mysterious Ross, or her feelings for him.

BEAUTIFUL CURSE is a contemporary retelling of the myth of Psyche and Cupid.


About the Author
Jen McConnel first began writing poetry as a child. Since then, her words have appeared in a variety of magazines and journals, including Sagewoman, PanGaia, and The Storyteller (where she won the people’s choice 3rd place award for her poem, “Luna”).

She is also a former reviewer for Voices of Youth Advocates (VOYA), and proud member of SCBWINCWN, and SCWW.

A Michigander by birth, she now lives and writes in the beautiful state of North Carolina. A graduate of Western Michigan University, she also holds a MS in Library Science from Clarion University of Pennsylvania. When she isn't crafting worlds of fiction, she teaches college writing composition and yoga.

Once upon a time, she was a middle school teacher, a librarian, and a bookseller, but those are stories for another time.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

A Vision of Fire By Gillian Anderson And Jeff Rovin *Review*

*I received a eARC from NetGalley for my honest review*



Renowned child psychologist Caitlin O’Hara is a single mom trying to juggle her job, her son, and a lackluster dating life. Her world is suddenly upturned when Maanik, the daughter of India’s ambassador to the United Nations, starts speaking in tongues and having violent visions. Caitlin is sure that her fits have something to do with the recent assassination attempt on her father—a shooting that has escalated nuclear tensions between India and Pakistan to dangerous levels—but when teenagers around the world start having similar outbursts, Caitlin begins to think that there’s a more sinister force at work. 

In Haiti, a student claws at her throat, drowning on dry land. In Iran, a boy suddenly and inexplicably sets himself on fire. Animals, too, are acting irrationally, from rats in New York City to birds in South America to ordinary house pets. With Asia on the cusp of nuclear war, Caitlin must race across the globe to uncover the mystical links among these seemingly unrelated incidents in order to save her patient—and perhaps the world.

MY THOUGHTS

I very much wanted to like this one and I was actually excited to read it. 
Unfortunately I didn't like it as much as I wanted to like it. Don't get me wrong I did keep reading but some parts were slow but I kept reading even though some times I just wanted to quit reading .  

It is well written but I just wish it was action packed.  

I give this 2 out of 3

This will be available in stores October 7th 2014




Wilted By Mia Michelle *Release Day Blitz*



Book: Wilted
Author: Mia Michelle
Genre: Contemporary Romance - A Rose of Thorne Novella 

(Rose of Thorne 3.5)


Synopsis
Like any little girl, I’d grown up believing in prince charming and happily ever after. After all, my parent’s story is probably more epic than any fairytale in existence. Thing is, this little girl grew up and learned very quickly that all of that nonsense is nothing but a fucking joke.
Love heals, but love also hurts. God knows I’ve been hurt more times than I ever care to admit. It’s what makes me the way I am. By all counts, I shouldn’t be this way. I have two parents who have been in love since they were fifteen years old. I’d pretty well given up on the idea, settling for one-night stands instead. It is a lot easier than giving your heart to someone who will never return it in the end.
And then, it happened. Nikolas Thorne happened, that is. He’d walked into my life and knocked me on my ass. I knew without a shadow of a doubt he was the only one for me, but I also know you can’t make someone love you. And just as I’d predicted, he’d left me…alone and gutted.
I’ll never forgive him for doing this to me.
I’ll never forgive him for making me fall in love.
I’ll never forgive him for leaving me… wilted.
Author Bio
Mia fell in love with the literary world and began putting her active imagination to pen and paper at the age of six. Over the years, she has filled up numerous shelves with her notebooks and journals of her favorite stories. Twelve years ago, Mia began drafting The Thorne Series and through encouragement of a close friend, decided to finally take the leap of faith to bring her dream to life.  She openly admits to having a hopeless infatuation with her Kindle and suffers from the one-click book addiction (No intervention required).
Mia is currently a stay at home mom who has mastered the fine art of making a PB&J sandwich in between laundry and shuttling kids to ballet and swimming.   In her spare time (“What spare time?” She laughs), she enjoys photography, traveling, and having a girls night out with her pals.   She enjoys the simple things in life, such as sleeping more than 3 hours per night and 10 minute showers without being interrupted by children yelling “mommy” from the other side of the bathroom door.
Mia Michelle resides in Tennessee with her soul mate and husband and their 2 beautiful young children.
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