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.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Book Tour Grand Finale for Here Walk the Dead (The Boneseeker Chronicles #2) by Brynn Chapman

The year is 1910, and Arabella Holmes has met her lifelong dream of becoming a purveyor of abnormal science for the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Philadelphia. But academics and forensics were never a problem for Bella. People. Navigating people and the nuances of relationships is far more vexing than any anatomical puzzle or mystery... Launch - Note from the Author

Book Tour Grand Finale for No Safe Place by Sherri Shackelford

Welcome to this blog tour! I'm excited to share the journey with you. My latest release is near and dear to my heart because this book starts a new adventure for me... Launch - Note from the Author

Friday, January 18, 2019

There is evil to be undone - Natalsa of the Brim (Order of Terima Chronicles #1) by Chad McClendon

"Chad McClendon as an author is clearly not afraid to go to dark places and shine light onto hard situations and topics. I look forward to more of his work and I'm even more excited to spend more time with the Maiden of the Brim." Justin, Goodreads

a scintillating assemblage of nearly 100 poems - Diary of a Sorceress by Ashley Dioses

"To delve into these pages too closely is to risk enchantment; and, perhaps, some small, nagging sense of forbidding. But pay these feelings of unease no mind. Let Ashley weave her magic and be richly rewarded with imaginative worlds of both great beauty and great darkness. Weird poetry is on the rise if stars like Ashley's continue their ascent!" Blaine, Goodreads

My light in the darkness... Demons Series by Marina Simcoe

HAWT DAYUM! this book was fantastic! I loved it!
This has been a much much anticipated read for me... I adore the author she knows how to make and create a story layer by painstakingly realistic layer... and it did not disappoint!
" Bubbles, Goodreads

Dragon Claimed: A Dark Kings Novella (Dark Kings #14.5) by Donna Grant

"DRAGON CLAIMED is a story of loss and hope, survival and revelations. The premise is intriguing and spirited; the characters are animated and dynamic; the romance is fated and intimate. DRAGON CLAIMED is a welcome addition to Donna Grant’s Dark Kings paranormal romance series." Sandy, Goodreads

Can they get past old hurts? - Snowed In – Ross and Ashton by J.V. Speyer

Neither Ross nor Ash are the same guys they were in college, but they’re trapped in the abandoned house with no place to go. Can they get past old hurts long enough to get through the storm, or will the same misunderstandings that drove them apart years ago make this confinement unbearable?

only if he gets here in time... False Start (False #3) by Meli Raine

"This book will pull you in and keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end...or non-end. [...] This book is overwhelming in the best way! I can’t wait for the next chapter in the Stateless series! Coming later this year!! Well played Ms Raine! Well played!" Stephanie, Goodreads

Sadly, even heroes have their limitations - Enzo by K. Webster

"This book ended with me hugging my kindle. I'm not going to provide any details until release, but in the meantime, I highly recommend reading the other taboo treats if you haven't already. These books give me life." Jillian, Goodreads

Immerse (Mer Chronicles #3) by Tobie Easton

Darkness descends over St. Louis, a city already rocked by the Great Depression. More and more people are disappearing, and some have turned up dead. A sinister secret society is putting forward their plan known as “The Winnowing,” designed to wipe out those they consider “undesirable.”

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Rock bottom has never felt so good - Hold Me Today (Put A Ring On It #1) by Maria Luis

18+ "YOU GUYS!! DO you hear me screaming!! I loveeeeed this story. Good Lord I was hooked from the very first page. [...] this author does a phenomenal job delving deep into their hearts and giving us a story that will make you laugh, cry, swoon and ultimately melt. Bravo! 6 stars! ~Ratula, Goodreads

courtesy of a twisted mind... Scenes of Mild Peril by David Court

"It is disturbing.It is chilling.
It is exhausting.
It is a must have and a must read." - Lisa, Goodreads

their sorrow brings them together - Beyond the Shadows by Loree Lough

Elice Glasser is a widow with three young children to raise. Cabot Murray is an ex-cop who returns home to Freeland, Maryland, to deal with the pain of his own tragic loss: the death of his wife and daughter in a fiery explosion intended for him.

REVIEW Hidden (Fire and Iceland #1) by Megan Morgan

After a breathtaking journey through Iceland, Vanessa Evanston finishes her dream vacation with her two best friends in the capital city of Reykjavik—and wakes up the next morning on the ground, on a tiny island 250 kilometers north, with no memory of how she got there.

for a normal life – for a home, and a family - Wishes in a Bottle (Wishes & Dreams, #1) by Allie McCormack

More than anything, Julian longs for a normal life – for a home, and a family. After six hundred years, however, he has begun to despair of ever being freed from the spell.

Can two people learn to trust again? - Love Match by Jo Noelle

Can two people learn to trust again, to make their marriage of convenience into a love match?
Can she trust a man who abandoned her immediately after the vows were said or will they lead separate lives?

an exciting conclusion - Holli's Hellfire (The Women of Purgatory #3) by Tish Thawer

"...This was an addicting, thrill ride of a read which kept me turning pages and cursing real life that kept interrupting me. A new take on a tale that is literally as old as time, I would challenge anyone to predict the ending. Brilliant!" (from author's site)

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Mysterious attacks. Mischievous nieces. - Uncle and Ants (Silicon Valley Mystery #1) by Marc Jedel

"Uncle And Ants is full of fun and charm and a bit quirky just like the characters. [...]
Mark Jedel has just as surprisingly given us the start of a great new series that will have you laughing along the way. [...] 
If you enjoy a good clean, funny mystery you will enjoy every minute of the ride with Marty and his friends especially 'Rover'" Sherry, Goodreads

an unbeatable team - Hothar's Folly (Coletti Warlords #9) by Gail Koger

"The pacing is swift, but not at the expense of story development. The humor is fun even- maybe especially- in the face of tight situations. [...] This was an all-around good time. I continue to look forward to ongoing stories in the Coletti Warlords' universe and thoroughly enjoy the light sci-fi romantic comedy style. I can definitely recommend these to others who want an easy and laugh out loud read along with an alien romance." Sophia, Goodreads

a surprising and hungry flame - Crave the Heat (The Smokejumpers #2) by Marnee Blake

"Heidi and Dak are strong, bold characters that are easily identified with and readers easily become caught up in their story. [...] The plot is suspenseful and fast paced with lots of intriguing mystery that keeps readers glued to the pages with surprising twists and old secrets that add to the tension building suspense. The characters and their situation is what really makes this story and grabs readers’ by their imagination[...]." Eva, Goodreads

more than sparks will explode! - The Fabergé Entanglement by Lesley Meryn, Elle Brookes

"This is a superb romantic suspense with two brilliant lead characters. [...] a fast paced romantic suspense [...] There are plenty of twists and turns in the rapidly evolving adventure and survival isn't a guaranteed outcome. [...] I have no hesitation in highly recommending this to anyone [...]" Elaine, Goodreads

Rijel 12: The Rise of New Australia: An action-packed thrill ride of rebellion and hope by King Medlin

The remote Intergalactic Penal Colony on the planet Rijel 12 is a very profitable enterprise. Its desolate surface is an uninhabitable wasteland relentlessly scorched by its sun, but inside the planet is a vast treasure trove of the most precious resources in the galaxy.

The Glamorous Life of a Mediocre Housewife (Strawberry Lake Estates #1) by Crissy Sharp

“This book kept me on the edge of my seat! I did not want to put it down and snuck in a few pages while at work (shhh don’t tell my boss!). This mystery/suspense novel has everything you could want – intrigue, a mystery to solve, romance, and even a scheming mother.” –StoreyBook Reviews

no choice but to go rogue - The Devil’s Pact (The Devil’s Revolver #3) by V. S. McGrath

"I found this book to be the most gripping one yet. I think it might've been a little faster-paced, or maybe it had higher stakes and more intensity.Overall, this was another great book in a series that I'm really enjoying with lots of diversity, a motley crew of characters, and a magic-filled Old West setting" Kriste, Goodreads

Will their new love survive? - Angel With Steel Wings (Women of Courage) by Anne Greene

"The story takes us inside the war and gives a vivid picture of what it was like for the men and women who served. [...] This is one story that I didn't want to end. The characters are brilliantly written and the story is so engrossing you can't put it down. I can't wait to get my hands on another book by this author." Deana, Goodreads

Sometimes an ugly duckling becomes more than just a swan... Girl with all the Pain (Aliens, Tequila & Us #4) by Michael Herman

“What the hell are we dealing with here?” Forbes asks. “Kids fused into a mountainside. Kids fused into a car. People fused and dropped into a stadium? It’s like some wild rampaging mutant madman on the loose.” (Excerpt)

a story of love, ambition and the meaning of success - Flygirl by R.D. Kardon

"First off let me say, this book is amazing. I love how the author touches on a subject that, not only was relevant in the time from the story took place, but is still very much relevant today.[...] Her research for this book was amazing and most definitely showed. I would 100% recommend this book." Alicia, Goodreads

the mystery of the list- Analiese Rising by Brenda Drake

"Analiese Rising is a fantasy, Greek mythology romance that kept me guessing until the end. It has action, adventure and a spooky feel. I enjoyed it. It’s a full length story with a happy ending. There is a possibility for more but I was happy with the closing chapter. " D.M., Goodreads

I have no idea what’s happening to me. - Wicked Origins (Wicked Origins #1) by Paula Black

"This is truly a unique retelling that I found captivating which kept me reading to the end. This ends on quite a cliff hanger and I am anxious for the net book in series. I highly recommend this book & know you will not be sorry if you like an exceptional retelling." Donna, Goodreads

The scariest thing about Wanderland isn’t death... Broken Glass (The Wanderland Chronicles #2) by J.M. Sullivan

"The sequel to ALICE, Broken Glass, is equally as amazing as the first. I was pulled in right away and enjoyed the twists and turns it held. Sullivan does a wonderful job connecting readers to her characters and giving you an emotional roller coaster through their adventures." Jessica, Goodreads

My plan was simple. Until her - Teach Me Sweetly by Abby Gale

"TEACH ME SWEETLY is a forbidden romance filled with tenderness and impossible love, and most of all, sweetness. Another heartfelt and taboo romance from Gale that her readers will adore. Just beautiful." - Brianna Hale Author

Decisions of the past have a way of haunting the future - Rumor's Fury (The Chosen Ones #2 ) by Harlow Brown

The truth isn’t something Fury can provide.
Secrecy isn’t something Rumor can tolerate.
But the truth can’t set Fury free.

survival takes two... The Leopard Who Claimed A Wolf (Cry Wolf #6) by Sarah Mäkelä

"Wow, Caitlyn and Dougal are fascinating, sexy, and wonderfully well written characters that are willing to fight an entire pack for their happily ever after. Unexpected betrayal, suspense and violence, absolutely fascinating and engrossing conclusion to a fantastic series. Fantastic, I loved it!" Laure, Goodreads

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

a destiny that will carve her name in history - The Incarn Saga by Katharine E. Wibell

"What character development, I never seen an author do as well as Katharine. The story was outstanding and it kept you turning the pages and be prepared to lose sleep. There are many twist and turns and several surprises.. [...] a Must read. You will love it" Danny, Goodreads

her fate had always been controlled by others - The Giver of Life Trilogy by Kristy Centeno

Leah must confront her past, before she and her daughter are erased from her family line. She must get over her guilt and rely on Brandon to ensure her daughter’s survival. But will the pain from their past destroy their friendship forever? Or will their old bond hold them together and carry them through what’s ahead?

Against great odds - The Post by Kevin Muñoz

"I loved how this book wasn't your average zombie story but it did build an excellent dystopian world . Overall this is the perfect read for fans of the genre and would be a good read for fans of innovative fiction." Jennifer, Goodreads

Hang on to your seat, and more importantly, hang on to your heart - The President's Daughter by Seelie Kay

18+ Be careful what you wish for because it just might send your life into a tailspin from which you may not recover.

no matter how much she loves him... The Risk of Happiness: The Punk Rocker (The New York Artist Series #3) by Cathrine Goldstein

"If you’re looking for a great story of forgiveness, second chances, and what it means to be a family, this book has your name on it. I was given an arc of this story for an honest opinion of the work and can I just tell you it’s wonderful in every way? Because it is! 5 well deserved, emotional stars from me!" Peggy, Goodreads

anyone can be corrupted… Corruption (Blood Trails #4) by Jennifer Blackstream

Blood Trails. An Urban Fantasy Mystery series that will combine the classic whodunit spirit with a contemporary fantasy setting. Expect mystery, magic, and mayhem, with characters that will make you laugh, cry, and probably stare at the screen with your jaw hanging down to the floor. Well, that’s how they affect Jennifer anyway…

all for loyalty and love - Nevermore (Crossbreed #6) by Dannika Dark

So I have been anxiously awaiting the release of this book. Finally the day came!!!! And it was so very worth the wait. [...]
This series just keeps getting better and better. I absolutely loved the book and series!!!!!! A must read......over and over and over again!!!!- Terika, Amazon

Handbooks for Humans, Volume 1: Learn to Manage Your Attitudes in All Your Relationships by Grace Anne Stevens

"Handbooks for Humans is a wonderful book! It is a self-help, self-improvement workbook or journal. It is full of inspirational sayings and provide you guidelines. As you read these guidelines, you can see, feel and think of it as a new beginning." Linda, Goodreads

just from a foolish kiss... The Sweetest Spark by Liwen Y. Ho

“Colin really is the sweetest Spark! He and Candy had such beautiful character arcs as they grew to trust God and each other more. The romance was tender and the Christian elements gentle and poignant. I found I could actually identify with parts of both of their personalities, and that make me cheer for each of them even more. The push-and-pull of their relationship was the richest of any Liwen Ho book I’ve read yet, and I’m already a fan. She just keeps getting better!”

Wish them luck, and walk away... - The Other Woman by Eve Rabi

18++ "Rabi weaved a complicated web of plot twists that all worked in the end for the ending that she wanted, and that’s something that’s challenging to do, but she was able to pull it off. Overall, great narrative and believable characters who will steal your attention from page one." Victoria, Goodreads

Monday, January 14, 2019

REVIEW - Here Walk the Dead (The Boneseeker Chronicles #2) by Brynn Chapman

Arabella Holmes—yes, daughter of that Holmes—wants to return to her job as a purveyor of abnormal science. She has temporarily been demoted to a botanist, until her love interest, Henry Watson—yes, that Watson—can help her get her less-than-professional outbursts in check.

her choice – or her fate - Two Thousand Years (The Empire Saga #1) by M. Dalto

"If you are a fan of fantasy romance, and you are looking for a great new adult fantasy novel, you need to check out Two Thousand Years. This book has an excellent world set up and a fantastic plot. It is one of my favorite books of the year, and I can't wait to continue on with this series! I need book 2 in my hands right now." Michelle, Goodreads

a fantastic reality - Knowing God by Donald Allen Kirch

"His way of telling stories is fascinating. Although this book is pure fiction and the characters are entirely made up the way he tells the story and the details he includes really gets you thinking. This story showcases how even though you might want to give up you never should. If you give up you never know what awaits you in the future." Sheila, Goodreads

here, legends have a habit of becoming true - A Merman's Choice (Sea of Love #1) by Alice Renaud

"I was charmed by this story because of its fresh take on merfolk legends.Both Alex and Yann were very likeable characters and I loved the dialog and the author’s voice which had a distinctly Welsh favor to it.
The story flowed smoothly for me to the end.
This was definitely a fun read." Kimberly, Goodreads

a misfit among misfits - Alpha: Misfit's Rise by Sara E Tall

A century after the Mages of Earth found sanctuary in an underground Realm, those whose magic is sub-par or whose half-breed heritage leaves them powerless and forced into exile back on Earth. They can’t have them tainting the magic of the others, after all.

She couldn't and wouldn't ask for more - Reckless (Shattered #1) by Ciana Stone

18+ "This is an action-packed roller coaster of drama, intrigue, suspense and steamy passion. The characters are well-developed and appealing. [...] The action is fast paced and extremely engaging. You will easily become absorbed in the story, finding it hard to set aside." Catlou, Goodreads

Friendship... until it’s not enough. - A Friend in Paris by Jennie Goutet

Really enjoyed this read! I was completely absorbed into the Paris setting. Felt like I was there! The hero and heroine are interesting, believable, and their chemistry was natural and lifelike. Nothing felt contrived. The supporting characters were intriguing too. Highly recommended.