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.

Friday, June 22, 2018

an experience he could never forget - Eye Contact by Stacey Grice

"Eye Contact is a full circle journey of growth, the willingness to thrive, and the knowledge that you shall prevail. A gripping storyline with raw emotion, this story will stay with you long after you finish reading the last chapter. " - Pamela, Goodreads

Life is out to get me. - Saved by Hazel James

"There is a quality Hazel James has when putting pen to the paper that breathes life into her characters. The personalities and the situations that they go through come across so genuinely that you can not help but become utterly invested. Saved is one of those stories that makes you take a long look at yourself, especially when saying “I can’t”, and re-evaluate your thoughts (or at least it did for me). " - Candy, Goodreads

It’s not what I expected... Monday Night Guy (My Guy series, #1) by Liz Lovelock

"Monday Night Guy was amazing guys. It was witty, charming and a whole lot of cheeky and naughty, but also had touches of heartache, heartbreak and emotionally charged moments. It had all the right elements, depth and detail to keep me glued to every page. I couldn't get enough of Parker and Addison's story. " - Gayle, Goodreads

Thursday, June 21, 2018

soon it’s Devil who is trapped... Wicked and the Wallflower (The Bareknuckle Bastards #1) by Sarah MacLean

"There were so many elements at play in this new series opener that I loved. There was ice-smuggling. There was a lock-picking spinster. There was a revenge plot. Complicated backstory. A self-aware heroine who longs to leave the glittering world she's always known for something.. more. A broody hero with legitimate trust and self-worth issues. So much delicious potential for future books and characters (which, I mean, we obviously know we're getting). " Hollis, Goodreads

it seems that fate has other plans... The Curse of Pirini Lilapa by Michael E. Thies

Some look to the sky in superstition, others look to the sky in fear, and yet, some look to the sky in contemplation. For in the weeks and days before the suns converge, plots perspire, deities die, and families are fractured as no one is safe from their harsh and heinous gaze. . . 

Peace. Death. Enough. - Sword of Fire (Through the Ashes #1) by J.A. Culican

"Twists and turns abound with nerve racking, heart pounding, pulse racing, adrenaline pumping that keeps this strong storyline flowing along nicely that keeps your attention focused on this tale as it unfolds. Great job Culican bringing this read together beautifully. Thanks for sharing this little jewel with us." Kaye, Goodreads

Wicked Nights of Summer A Paranormal Romance Anthology

All proceeds go to StandUp For Kids Charity Organization! 
Moonburn: A Private Island Romance by P. Mattern ** Rebel Heart by P.T. Macias ** Uncharted by Amanda Kimberley ** Bearly Breathing by C.D. Gorri ** Ritual Island by J.P. Uvalle ** Sandy Toes by Kim Deister ** Awakening by Nicole Banks

against her circumstances - The Same Time (Time Series, #2) by Brona Mills

"This beautiful love story with sci-fi elements is a quick and fun read. There are love, adventure, action, and a few lough out loud moments, which are always a plus." Barbara, Goodreads

the sins of her past - My Beloved Past (Sistas #5) by Anne Marie Citro

In a city of millions, the probability of chance and all of its mathematical outcomes should never have brought Jake and Zara together.

a chain of bizarre events - Tribal Affairs by Matt Dallmann

"I really liked this story. 
I think this is a great story of genies. I have not read many stories about them and I really enjoyed this one. I think if you like fantasy you should check out this book. It will not be what you expected and you will really like it." - Jessica, Goodreads

#UnforgettableLove – Meant for Each Other by Delaney Cameron

This tells the story of true love, pure love, and never-giving-up love, as well as unselfish love and your-needs-are-more-important-than-mine love. The author writes a brilliant journey of true love like I have never read before. Beautiful and soul-searching. Exquisite masterpiece.

a race to sift through years of secrets - Deadly Discovery (Nova Ladies #3) by Alathia Paris Morgan

“Well, you said you needed to talk, so spill. I’ve got hours to listen, drink coffee, and eat pie.” Allie grinned as she took a sip of her coffee.

light your face with a smile... Butterflies and Flutterbyes: Dreaming in Words by Maggie Lowe

A Rollercoaster of Heartfelt Poetry!

Survival rule number one... Before Dawn by Elizabeth Arroyo

Survival rule number one: eat before being hunted.
In a world infected by violent hybrids, survival comes with its own set of rules. Sixteen-year-old Zoe is an expert at breaking them.

he world will not let her rest - Maiden (The Lightwalker Series, #1) by Teresa A. Harrison

Marta and Jayme are childhood friends with different beliefs. Marta dreams of becoming a healer. Jayme has been schooled by the black-coats, a group of priests who claim women are inferior, and he fears Marta is jeopardizing her eternal future.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Everything started with... Five Knives: A Will Finch Mystery Thriller (Series Prequel) by D.F. Bailey

“The author is a great talent.” — Aaron C. Brown, Amazon Top 1000 Reviewer
Five Knives is the prequel thriller in the Will Finch crime series — a novel that opens on the first day of Will Finch’s journalism career. Everything that Finch learns about crime reporting begins with Five Knives. 

And that’s only the beginning... Dear Substitute by Audrey Vernick & Liz Garton Scanlon

"Liz Garton Scanlon and Audrey Vernick skillful word choices are are enhanced by Chris Raschka's whimsical illustrations. This story will evoke discussion on flexibility and transitions and giving change a chance. It's an incredibly fun classroom story that will resonate with every kid." - Kirsti, Goodreads

"FLORIDA. IT'S WHERE YOU GO TO DIE." - Jurassic, Florida by Hunter Shea

Raves for The Montauk Monster
“Old school horror.” —Jonathan Maberry
“A lot of splattery fun.”—Publishers Weekly
“Frightening, gripping.”—Night Owl Reviews

To catch a predator... Mercy Brown (Mercy Brown #2) by Tiki Kos

"I love that Tiki Kos manages to pull me in to her story and keep me mesmerized with her words.I highly recommend you one click this book as soon as you can but make sure you have read part 1 first" - Linda, Goodreads

they use their powers to protect - Weapons of Redemption by Saloni Quinby

18++ Five men, enslaved by a vampire pirate and forced to do his bidding, rebelled against their master and earned the wrath of a monster. Now, while plotting to destroy the man who, centuries later, still thinks he owns them, they use their powers to protect other victims.

#UnforgettableLove – My Sister’s Intended by Rachael Anderson

“I got seriously hooked on this book right from the first glance. Everything in this story is so beautiful and done so perfectly. The cover is stunning, the blurb intriguing and the story flow expertly done.” –NjKinny’s World of Books & Stuff
“WOW. I reserve five stars for books that blow me away, and this has become my newest addition! What a delight to discover a gem like this.” –Mary, Goodreads.com

a crazy day trip turns into a very real adventure - You Only Live Once by Haris Orkin

A whole new meaning to 'International Man of Mystery'
A witty, well written thriller
A wonderful and engaging book

a haunting sequel - The Palm Reader (Jackson Walker #2) by Christopher Bowron

"Wow! I absolutely loved this book. Even better than the first! The bestselling Devil in the Grass. [...]
Strong characters you’ll love to love or hate, different plot lines that really move along, fascinating combination of Native American, Spiritual and satanic beliefs. (I won’t give satan a capital letter). The ride to the ending and the final chapters were original, exciting and explosive." Maxine, Goodreads

The question is: when they learn the truth, will they care? - If You Wrong Us by Dawn Klehr (Anniversary Edition)

"IF YOU WRONG US is shocking, suspenseful, and masterfully written. Each detail is inserted at just the right moment for maximum effect. Each twist is unexpected. Each turn of events takes the story to an even darker place." - Rachel, Goodreads

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Catharsis: The Unleashing of the Unconscious Conflicts of Michael Anthony by Michael Tyler

Along the way, he journeys to many places of wonder, meeting many people of color and temperament, and learning a lot about himself and life and living and love

Her life is wrecked! - Faking Lucky by Q.D. Purdu

"This is a read that will make you want to purchase the paperback even after you've already read your borrowed copy from KU! My normal fare is intense romances, and this read was a combination of both humor and romance. " Angel, Goodreads

at the slightest touch of their skin... Memory Walker by Carly Marino

"An incredible and compelling debut with an ending that left me wanting more![...]Full of vivid emotional and physical details, this is a perfect blend of romance and science fiction. A great fit for fans of Alexandra Bracken's Darkest Minds series." Cecily, Goodreads

A truth they must work together to reveal. - Untamed Hearts by Colleen O'Connell

Two destinations lead to one destiny
Fleeing her wavering feelings for her fiancé, Taryn Ashford boards a westbound train to visit relatives
Gunman, shooter, the brand is Jared King’s life. His skill with a gun creates an existence forever searching

an unexpected challenge - It's All About the Duke (The Rakes of St. James #3) by Amelia Grey

"If you are looking for a hold-your-breath, action-packed read, this isn’t it. But if you are looking for a nice, steady read of two people coming together, finding love and dealing with obstacles, then you have found a good one here." - Barbara, Goodreads

Find Her! it says. Be Your Own! The Girl with More Than One Heart by Laura Geringer Bass

"Throughout The Girl with More Than One Heart, Briana reflects on happier days with her late father . . . and those memories propel her to find her own way, to “be her own” (as her second heart tells her) and embrace her new life." ―BookPage

A Girl Who Dreamed Of Something More... Between the Sea and Stars (Lena #1) by Chantal Gadoury

"Gadoury has a way of sucking you into her worlds. This is the second book I have read from her, and I'll just say that I could visualize everything. Honestly, I hate crab, but with the description of it, I may go buy some and eat them right now! There is also a lovely slow build with a particular love interest that I quite enjoyed and am anxious to see where it leads in book 2!" Candance R, Goodreads

falling... falling... My Fair Lacey & A Perfect Fit by Janette Rallison

I always always love Rallison’s stories and characters and this was no exception. I look forward to reading the book over and over again! –Kathy at Bookworm Nation
Janette always hits it out of the park with fun character voices, hilarious situations, and delightful romance. This is another great addition to her collection of books that I’d recommend anyone read and enjoy! –Five Star Review
Such a great read! It had many laugh out loud parts and I don’t use lol lightly. –A Reader

You think you know the story... Dark Water (Reverse Fairytales, #4) by J.A. Armitage

Endless Winter is a unique story that takes place in a beautiful world. J.A. Armitage's writing is lyrical and almost poetic. Janelle Fila for Readers' Favorite
I devoured this book like a rich box of chocolates. Sara C Roethle

betrayal cuts close when it’s someone you love… Dethroned (Circuit Fae #2.5) by Genevieve Iseult Eldredge

"Dethroned took quite a different turn than I expected . . . and I loved it!"

He has a plan... Not Her Gargoyle (Not This #4) by Annie Nicholas

"The plot is fast paced and full of excitement as Nick finds himself running from a dragon and that's just the beginning as Nick and Ruby just keep the thrills and the chuckles coming throughout and with some surprising twist to keep everyone guessing. " - Eva, Goodreads

how much he’s willing to sacrifice... Blood Oath (Blood Oath #2) by Amanda McCrina

The aftermath of what happened in the capital has shaken Torien to the core. Battling self-doubt and bitterness, he must find his resolve as he is sent back to Tasso to quell a violent uprising on the Road.

Monday, June 18, 2018

I was never afraid of monsters... When They Came by Kody Boye

"What I really liked about this book, though, [...], is the intense and gripping journey of When They Came. This book is easily one of the more intense books I've read in a long while. Kody Boye clearly is an expert in timing and ratcheting up the intensity.[...] The imagery Kody Boye is able to conjure up sticks with you. This is only the first of many intense scenes. I really do believe that the deeper into the book you read, the more intense the story becomes." - Doug, Goodreads

answers more horrifying than they ever imagined - The Treasure of Cedar Creek by Brenda Stanley

It's a great story! You'll love Peri, a 19th century "she-ro," fearless and determined, haunted by a dark past forced upon her family. Only by discovering the "Treasure of Cedar Creek" can she find peace. The reader's emotions plunge and soar, intertwined in the lives of three young women who survive unthinkable horrors that rip a family apart - but bind them together in a quest to escape. Tracie Potts- NBC News

follow me and change your destiny... John William and the Bandits of Basswood by Elizabeth Parkinson Bellows

“The imaginative world created by the author is especially fun. Some animals can talk (with attitude!), magic is in the air and emu-like creatures provide fast transportation. Yes, I realize this series is for children- and they can certainly read it. Just as soon as I’m finished.”
“A simple walk into the world of furry and fairy alike. Enjoyed the character building, as the young boy finds himself in a world with furry pirates, and a feisty fairy princess.”
“Love this book! Great kids book!”

#UnforgettableLove - Rescue and Redemption (Park City Firefighter Romance #8) by Daniel Banner

“I’ve loved all of the books in this series, but I have to say this was my favorite so far!”
“JFK had Mercy crying happy tears by the 43 percent mark, and I was crying with her.”

an insatiable evil - Love, Immortal (Alchemy #2) by Eden Ashley

The Alchemy Initiative—a doomed scientist’s failed attempt to harvest human souls from the afterlife and bind them to complex machines—has been reinitiated. 

his demons start to tangle with hers... Hard Love (Guns & Ink #2) by Shana Vanterpool

18+ "The only thing I can say is: Enjoy the ride! Cuz it's going to be hard to say no, to this exceptional story. Hard love is far from a fairytale, hard love is a fire story, intense, uncontrollable and so passionate for a second chance, for a reason to try again, for a way to keep fighting, to love and be loved!"- Andi, Goodreads

Fight to stay alive. - Escape Forbidden (Aberrant Prequel) by Ruth Silver

Fight to stay alive. 
In a world of uncertainty, Cora Manning knows one thing without a doubt: getting into Genesis will offer her a brighter future.

He’s ready to settle down - Chasing Lacey (Brass Ring Sorority #2) by January Bain

Think being a PI is all dull divorce cases? Think again.
Lacey Cameron, private investigator and treasure hunter, takes being headstrong and passionate to a whole new level. It takes exactly one morning in a school teaching young minds for her and her identical twin sister to break the whiteboard pointer in half, throw their keys on the teacher’s desk, and heed the seductive call of wide open spaces and awesome adventures.

“Trust your feelin’s.” - Curse of the Ancients: #3 by Hawk MacKinney

"If you are looking for an action packed thrill ride, look no further. This book has a bit of everything that you will suck you in and leave you wanting more. There were a couple great twists to keep me guessing. I do recommend reading this series in order or you will miss something." - Jessica, Goodreads