Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wishlist Wednesday

Wishlist Wednesday
Created by Pen to Paper
Each week we will share a book that has been recently added to our wishlist or has been on it for ages. A book I can't wait to add to my shelf. 
I've been working on my ebook wishlist. I have so many potential amazing books that I want to read. 

I've had this one on my wishlist for a while. It has a great cover and the synopsis sounds exciting. Plus I'm drawn to all things Grim

  Naomi Grim 
by  V.B. Marlowe 
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Book One of THE FINAL BREATH CHRONICLES, the exciting new series by V.B. Marlowe

Naomi has a terrible habit of interfering with Death—an unforgivable flaw for a Grim. 

In order to complete her tasks, she must live among Humans for weeks at a time. When Naomi is assigned a job at Jefferson High, she quickly becomes attached to the kids she’s been assigned to watch over. Knowing that her new friends are going die under less than ideal circumstances, she has the opportunity to prevent their deaths from occurring. Only one big problem, interfering with death is the worst crime a Grim can commit. If she intervenes, she’ll put herself and her family in danger. Naomi must make the hardest choice she’s ever had to make, go against the sacred covenant or watch her new friends walk blindly to their deaths. Naomi must maneuver her way around traitors, life-changing secrets, and a nasty rebellion brewing back at home. 
What's on your Wishlist?

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday 
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases we're eagerly anticipating. In my case not so patiently waiting for the new releases, which I lack.

This one sounds kind of creepy and the cover is dark and calling my name. I'm super curious to check it out. 

My Choice this week is

Dark Depths 
by - Lani Lenore 
Expected Publication - June 20th 2017 
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Mermaids are soulless, flesh-eating monsters of the sea, wicked in all ways—but some are born with more humanity.

Nathaniel Thomas believes in monsters. He’s seen his share since joining the pirate crew of the Blood-Red Siren. Tales are rampant, especially of mermaids—the deep sea nymphs. With their hypnotic songs, they lure ships to crash and then feast on those aboard, stealing the seed from a man’s loins while drinking down his blood. But Nathan has learned not to believe in things he hasn’t seen with his own eyes.

All of that seems foolish when he witnesses hideous, scaly-skinned abominations peeling the flesh from his shipmates, but Nathan manages to avoid death. He is rescued by a similar creature, and though he is wary of her, he soon finds that she is nothing like her kin. 

He calls her his Treasure, and she is beautiful beyond anything he’s ever seen. There is goodness in her. He knows they do not belong together, but she will not leave him. Likewise, he cannot purge her from his thoughts. 

Nathan is introduced to truths he never would have believed, to a love he never thought possible, and to a war that he could not anticipate. There are secrets and horrors in the dark depths, and he is out to uncover them, even if the truth costs him his own humanity.
What are you waiting on?

Release Blitz: He Lived Next Door




Title: He Lived Next Door
Author: Portia Moore
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: May 31, 2017

Blurb
There are ugly truths 
and pretty lies.
When I lost them, 
I chose neither. 
I wrapped myself in silence.
My husband, my best friend, became a stranger who gave up.

Then…
he 
moved in next door, and everything changed.
You think you know this story,
but you don’t. 
Be careful what you ask for because the answer may not come the way you think.


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Author Bio
I'm obsessed with blowing kisses. I guess that makes me a romantic. I love books and cute boys and reading about cute boys in books. I'm infatuated with the glamour girls of the past: Audrey, Dorothy, Marilyn, Elizabeth. 

I'm a self-confessed girly girl, book nerd, food enthusiast, and comic book fan. Odd combination huh, you have no idea...

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Book Blitz: Finding Eli




Titles: Finding Eli & Unraveling Eli
Author: Jake Irons
Genre: Erotic Romance

Blurb
When you have a thrice-a-day Starbucks addiction, a love affair with Louboutins, and an apartment in one of the most expensive cities in the world, the last thing you need is to lose your job. But that’s what happened to me—or what will, unless I can pull off the impossible: find Eli Murphy.

Eli, notorious playboy and New York City high roller, is the founder of the newzine where I work. He's been MIA for three years. But I think I can find him. If I do, and I get his story, I can keep my job.

What could go wrong?
Ask me when I’m tangled in my lies—and his bed sheets.
Ask me when we’re running for our lives.
Goodreads Links
FINDING ELI
UNRAVELING ELI

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FINDING ELI: PART ONE
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Free for a limited time

UNRAVELING ELI: PART TWO
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99c for a limited time + Free in Kindle Unlimited

Author Bio
Jake Irons is the pseudonym of a male author living in Portland. He writes erotica at his desk at a stuffy corporate law office.

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Release Boost: Sexy Motherpucker




Title: Sexy Motherpucker
A Bad Motherpuckers Novel
Author: Lili Valente
Genre: Steamy Romantic Comedy/Hockey Romance
Release Date: May 22, 2017
Blurb
When the family dog trots in with my diaphragm in its mouth—in front of my date, his parents, and his adorable little girl—you would think I’d hit rock bottom.

WRONG.

Let’s back this up a sec…

Brendan Daniels is the sexiest man alive. The captain of the Badger’s NHL team is also clever, kind, funny, and was my good friend…until we cruised out of the friend zone one weekend with a red-hot fling. Come Monday morning, I wanted to keep riding the Big O train to happy town, but Brendan wanted someone who was “stepmom” material.

A.K.A, not me, apparently.

The problem? I’m crazy in love with him and his daughter. So when he asks me to be his pretend girlfriend for a long weekend with his former in-laws, I say yes. We’re still friends, after all, and friends don’t let friends fake it alone.

***

Laura Collins is the last woman I should be thinking about taking in the back seat of my car, in the woods behind my in-laws’ house, or in a hotel room where we’re sharing one very small, very squeaky bed.

I need a steady, stable influence for my daughter, not a fling with this too wild, too young, too impulsive red head. So what if she’s beautiful and intense and passionate and has the biggest heart I’ve ever known?

I don’t want to fall in love. I really don’t. The whole “pretend girlfriend” thing was supposed to solve my problems, buy me a little more time.

But when it comes to Laura?

Hell, maybe I’m just not cut out for faking it.



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Releasing July 11, 2017
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Author Bio

Lili Valente has slept under the stars in Greece, eaten dinner at midnight with French men who couldn’t be trusted to keep their mouths on their food, and walked alone through Munich’s red light district after dark and lived to tell the tale. 

These days you can find her writing in a tent beside the sea, drinking coconut water and thinking delightfully dirty thoughts. 

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Release Blitz: Love My Way




Title: Love My Way
Author: Kate Sterritt
Genre: Romance/Women's Fiction
Release Date: May 31, 2017

Blurb
Her name is Emerson Hart and she is the love of his life.

Unfortunately, he's not the only love of hers.

And therein lies the problem.



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FREE for a limited time!
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Author Bio

Kate Sterritt lives in Sydney, Australia with her husband, three young sons and highly energetic German Shorthaired Pointer puppy.

When she’s not madly juggling the logistics of soccer trainings, play dates and volunteering at the school, she can be found at her laptop, writing the types of novels she loves to read. Her characters are inspired by her own experiences, blended with her imagination and a healthy dose of wishful thinking.

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Release Blitz: The Baby Clause




Title: The Baby Clause
Series: The Contract #2
Author: Melanie Moreland
Genre: Short Story Romance
Release Date: May 31, 2017

Blurb

Richard VanRyan can add another line to his resume—Daddy.

How does he handle the new addition to his life?

The Baby Clause is a short continuation of Richard and Katy’s story, containing humorous glimpses into his life as a father, and how his world has changed.

A must read for all fans of The Contract!

A portion of all sales go to charity. 
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Only 99c
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Excerpt
I slipped out of bed and padded across the hall, stopping in the doorway. My chest tightened at the sight before me.

Richard, tall, broad, and bare chested, cradling his daughter close, and dancing with her. She was tucked high on his chest, with his cheek resting on her head. Her tiny hand was encased inside his, and he held her protectively. No doubt his humming was soothing to her, rumbling through his chest and lulling her into peace.

Tears filled my eyes watching them. The cold-hearted man I first knew was gone and replaced by this protector who would do anything to care for his child. To care for me.

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Author Bio

New York Times/USA Today bestselling author Melanie Moreland, lives a happy and content life in a quiet area of Ontario with her beloved husband of twenty-seven-plus years and their rescue cat, Amber. Nothing means more to her than her friends and family, and she cherishes every moment spent with them.

While seriously addicted to coffee, and highly challenged with all things computer-related and technical, she relishes baking, cooking, and trying new recipes for people to sample. She loves to throw dinner parties, and also enjoys travelling, here and abroad, but finds coming home is always the best part of any trip.

Melanie delights in a good romance story with some bumps along the way, but is a true believer in happily ever after. When her head isn’t buried in a book, it is bent over a keyboard, furiously typing away as her characters dictate their creative storylines to her, often with a large glass of wine keeping her company.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday
Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke And The Bookish. Who doesn't love lists. They make life easy! And fun!! It's always a never ending topic.

Top Ten Most Anticipated Books For The Second Half of 2017

This week was tough because I have so many on my list for the 2nd half of the year. I like to think I have a great list! 

1. Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo - Wonder Woman has always been one of my favorite female super hero's. So of course I can't wait to get my hands on this one. 

2. Warcross by Marie Lu - A sci-fi thriller that sounds incredible. I can't wait to get my hands on it. 

3. Immortal Bound by T.G. Ayer - I'm in love with the cover for this one, and it sounds amazing. 

 4. Blood Rose by Danielle Rose - This one sounds amazing. I'm looking forward to getting my hands on it. 

5. & 6. Thousands and Millions by Pepper Winters - This is an auto buy series. It's dark and tragic but I love it. 


7. Fury of a Phoenix by Shannon Mayer - I'm looking forward to this one. I've enjoyed other books by the author. 

8. Pretty in Black by Rae Hachton - This one's cover is what captured my attention and the synopsis sounds interesting. 

9. Renegades by Marissa Meyer - I love her books and this one is a auto buy for me. 

10. Roomies by Christina Lauren - One of my favorite writing duo's and Roomies is an auto buy for me. 

What's on your list?

Release Day Celebration: About Last Summer by Patricia B. Tighe

   
Hello Readers! Welcome to the Release Day Celebration for
About Last Summer by Patricia B. Tighe
presented by Swoon Romance!
Check out the excerpt below, and find your next read!
   
Happy Book Birthday, Patricia!
     
 
Pretend to be from Spain? Act like she can barely speak English? Sure, why not? It wouldn’t be the first time Gabby Vega had agreed to a challenge from her best friend, Kenzie. Besides, it’s only for a week of vacation with Kenzie’s cousins. Gabby will prove to Kenzie she can keep up the fake identity for the whole trip—that she’s not a quitter.
There’s just one major surprise. Noah Jernigan is also staying with Kenzie’s cousins. Noah, the boy she fell in love with at drama camp last summer and the boy she had to dump when it was over. The boy who knows who she really is. Noah can’t believe it when Gabby appears at the Bryson’s vacation home in the New Mexico mountains. He hasn’t seen her in a year. It practically took that long just to get over her. And now she’s Gabriela from Spain? All he wants is to get as far away as he can. Or maybe the exact opposite. Stick as close to her as possible and find out what the heck happened last summer. And definitely get some payback. Now Gabby has to keep Noah at arm’s length as she pretends to be Gabriela. She doesn’t want to answer his questions or rehash last summer. Because one thing is clear—the more time she spends with Noah, the more she’s in danger of falling for him all over again.
About Last Summer 
by Patricia B. Tighe 
 Publication Date: May 30, 2017
 Publisher: Swoon Romance
Available for Purchase: Amazon
 
 
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The mother of two grown sons, Patricia B. Tighe lives in West Texas with her husband and dog. She eats way too much pizza, drinks way too much coffee, and watches way too much NFL football. On the bright side, she also reads and writes teen fiction. She promises to include as much romance, angst, and adventure as possible in her books.
 
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