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.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The crimes of the past echo in the present...- Tear Drop (Detective Elizabeth Ireland #1) by Joanne Clancy

An Irish newspaper receives a chilling letter claiming to be from Campbell, which promises a new reign of terror. As death stalks the dark streets of Cork City, it soon becomes clear to the police and the media that a serial killer is on the loose.

lives, loves, and losses - More More Time by David B Seaburn

Maxwell Ruth, a cantankerous, old high school history teacher falls down his basement stairs and soon thereafter starts hearing “The Words” over and over again--- endingtimeendingtimeendingtime. His life is changed forever.

He says I'm his fated mate - Shifter: City of Wolves by Avery Burch

"Shifter: City of Wolves is absolutely phenomenal and undeniably outstanding! This is a beautifully intriguing and thoroughly entertaining story that is fully fleshed out with amazing characters and an intense storyline. You will find your heart and soul completely captivated as you take the ride of a lifetime." - Goodreads, Amber

I miss ink - A Maze in Grace by Denise Dwyer D’Errico

"Filled with beautiful images, luxurious prose, and timless themes, anyone who adores self-expression and the written word will surely enjoy this collection."Goodreads, Dana Leipold

a short-term passion or a forever love - Love Somebody Like You (Caribou Crossing #6) by Susan Fox

Since the death of her husband three years ago, young widow Sally Ryland has kept to herself and focused on her struggling business, Ryland Riding. Folks assume she’s still grieving, because Sally has never shared the truth about her abusive marriage, or the trust issues that rem.

Insights: Reflections from 101 of Yale's Most Successful Entrepreneurs by Chris LoPresti

The 101 featured contributors reveal lessons learned the hard way to help you avoid common pitfalls and allow you to lead your company toward more streamlined success. This unique library of knowledge is available to reference as often as you need. 

Lying to her mate - Blood Slave (Realm Walker #3) by Kathleen Collins

Can she find a killer in a town where the basest desires are allowed to run free?
There are zombies in the Dead Zone and Juliana Norris is sent to take care of the problem. And for there to be zombies, there had to be bodies. 

Southern Boys series by C.A. Harms

"This is my first CA Harms book, she's a new-to-me author but seeing those delicious covers for this series, I knew it was one I wanted to try out. I'm so glad I did! The prologue for Forgiving Reed absolutely broke me, and I was hooked, couldn't turn those pages fast enough. " - Goodreads, Beth

Thizz, A Love Story by Nicole Loufas

In 2006, while the San Francisco Bay Area was immersed in the Hyphy Movement – Dani was fleeing the city for the small coastal town of Eureka. With a past she wants to forget and a future that may be out of reach – Dani finds Thizz and her world turns inside out.

a city within the city - Dos Angeles by Michael O'Hara

Dos Angeles, the first in a franchise of mysteries featuring Paco Moran, puts the multicultural thirty-something ex-LAPD homicide detective turned reluctant private eye on the trail of a beautiful young Latina on the run with ten million dollars in cash. 

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

fate’s teasing has hit a new high - Paper Thin by Jennifer Snyder

Fate has always seemed to mock Charlotte Montgomery, continuously dangling the man of her dreams just out of reach. It isn’t until Charlotte receives word her older sister Emma is getting engaged that she feels fate’s teasing has hit a new high.

Angel of Redemption by J.A. Little

Cover Reveal - 18+ Seasoned social worker Kayla Brooks has dealt with her fair share of difficult situations, but nothing could have prepared her for the likes of Dean Wyatt, head of Wyatt House Group Home for Boys. 

untold dangers watch and wait - The Infected (PODs #2) by Michelle K. Pickett

Cover Reveal - From the author of the award winning Unspeakable, and the best selling PODs, comes the highly anticipated sequel to PODs. A world where death stalks the unsuspecting, and this time even the PODs might not save them. 

I won't let her down - Last Hope (Hitman #4) by Jessica Clare, Jen Frederick

Meet Mendoza & Ava in the explosive new Hitman novel from the bestselling authors of Last Kiss and Last Hit a jungle mercenary and a female target find love on the run...

More than lovely - Josette (When Hearts Dare #3) by Kathleen Bittner Roth

Tendrils of raven hair framed a face so exquisite, it disarmed him. Her mouth, a soft, dewy pink, parted. And those eyes, as dark as Creole coffee, intelligent and assessing, roamed over him and then back to take hold of his. He needed to step closer, to stroke her skin. To possess her. But would his wealth and worldly experience be a match for the free-spirited Cajun-born widow?

the mate who rejected his claim - Under a Mating Moon (Black Hills Wolves #27) by Celia Breslin

18+ British Alpha wolf Jake Marsden spends his days among humans, pursuing a lucrative music career and avoiding his pack’s politics. When his current DJ tour takes him to the US, he stops in Los Lobos to visit family, and runs into the one Wolf he never wants to see again—the mate who rejected his claim.

Rescue animals need love too - Write to Rescue Anthology

"Each story is bite sized, and one can just pick up the book any time, devouring a story in a short while. If I had to pick a favourite, it would be A Tale of Two Kitties, which talks about life from the perspective of a domestic cat. Nine Lives would come a close second!I highly recommend this book to lovers of animal tales." - Goodreads, R.C. Bean

An eternal love -The Legend of Lyon Redmond (Pennyroyal Green #11) by Julie Anne Long

Bound by centuries of bad blood, England’s two most powerful families maintain a veneer of civility...until the heir to the staggering Redmond fortune disappears, reviving rumors of an ancient curse: a Redmond and an Eversea are destined to fall disastrously in love once per generation.

Last Light Falling: Into The Darkness (The Covenant #2) by J.E. Plemons

Arena has left the nation’s administration with a dead president and a weakened military, and while the tragic memories continue to scar her, the government struggles to regroup without its leader. For the people who still remain in hiding, it’s evident the country is all but lost, and with Russian operatives taking over, the nation’s hope of recovering is grim.

Falling For Her (K2 Team #3) by Sandra Owens

Known to the K2 Special Services team as “Saint,” Jamie Turner lives by his own strict rules to compensate for his past sins and the two-ton boulder taking residence in his heart. 

Monday, September 28, 2015

Loving someone has never been so deadly. - Blind Trust by Peiri Ann

Her instructions are simple; do not fraternize with your target, observe at a distance, and never engage with the enemy. However, as things take an unexpected turn in Val's world, these simple instructions begin to change.

Can there be love when it’s forced? - Cage of Deceit (Reign of Secrets #1) by Jennifer Anne Davis

Jennifer Anne Davis’ best-selling True Reign series captivated readers from the very first page. Now, get ready to become entangled in the follow-up series, Reign of Secrets. In this new series, follow Allyssa, the daughter of the beloved Emperor Darmik and Empress Rema— and find out what happens after happily ever after.

Rendered Invisible: Stories of Blacks and Whites, Love and Death by Frank E Dobson

“Thirteen dead black men, and nobody knows it happened,” so says Johnny Smith, who sets out on a quest to make things right in the powerful novella that begins this collection – a masterpiece of collaged voices. 

deep secrets - Unlock the Truth (Desert Heat #1) by Robena Grant

Dena Roman needs closure. Three months ago her sister's murdered body was found in the California desert.When a second body is found at the same site, Dena jeopardizes her public relations position to go undercover and investigate. But falling for the main suspect isn't part of her plan.

Releasing the Demons (The Order of the Senary #1) by L.D. Rose

Five years after Blaze was maimed by Cyrus Chimola, a powerful vampire with a penchant for torture, he’s still trying to pick up the pieces of his shattered life. As a genetically engineered mercenary with the ability to bend fire to his will and to see in infrared, Blaze’s mission is to protect what’s left of humanity.

Angel of Death (The Third Throne #2) by Tabitha Barret

18+ Anjali has embraced her destiny to end the world, but now she must find her ten Harbingers, known as the Predznak. She is determined to find Alazar, the Angel of Death, the former leader of the Predznak, before the other angels. She fears that he has lost hope and is close to becoming a Rogue Angel. 

Tomorrow is never certain - Winged Series Box Set by L.M. Pruitt

Winged Series Box Set
Individual titles available or get them all in one box set.

Transformations are exhilarating - What the Owl Saw (Buenaventura #2) by Gerald W McFarland

"What the Owl Saw," the second volume in the Buenaventura Series and the sequel to "The Brujo's Way," opens in December 1705 with a terrifying nightmare that fills Don Carlos Buenaventura, a powerful brujo in his sixth life, with dread.

A Plague Scarier than Death - Hookah (Insanity #4) by Cameron Jace

A Plague Scarier than Death
A Cure Larger than Life
A Truth Madder Than Fiction
Will Alice find who the Pillar really is? 

Finding Gabriel by Rachel L. Demeter

After a decade of bloodstained battlegrounds while fighting in Napoleon's army, Gabriel returns to the streets of Paris a shattered and haunted soul. Plagued by inner demons, he swallows the barrel of his flintlock pistol and pulls the trigger.

they have at least two past lives together - Catriona's Curse by A.T. Weaver

Although Sunny Nelson was raised in a dual theology family, he doesn’t really believe in reincarnation nor does Jeff Davis. However, the visions and dreams Sunny keeps having lead them to be regressed where they discover they have at least two past lives together. 

she is the only one who can save him - Jane Blond International Spy by Brianna Schatt & Stan Schatt

Fourteen year old Jane thought getting through high school was difficult enough with her dad in prison and her mother dating. 
Throw in being bullied by the popular girl who has everything- it’s completely unbearable. 

is a darkly sensual fairy tale - Overwhelm by Layla Messner

Cover Reveal - The living crystals that feed elemental power to Atlantis are exhausted. They give and give, but the Altantians just want more energy to fuel their magical city. Sixteen years ago, the crystals came up with a plan to make it all stop, a plan that revolves around three teens:

the truth lurks in the shadows - Redemption (Huntsville #1) by Alla Kar

Cover Reveal - The truth about NEVEAH’S cheating fiancée hit hard—but not as hard as her right hook to his jaw. After ridding herself of him she travels back home to Huntsville, Texas to her father and his boxing gym where she grew up. 

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Banned Book Week Hop #Giveaway International

Click HERE to see the list of blogs participating to this hop!

You can choose any book that was banned at one point in time and up to 17$.

Literature censored for political reasons: Animal Farm by George Orwell, Dr. Jivago by Boris Pasternak, The Grape of Wrath by John Steinbeck, Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe, Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Literature censored for religious reasons: The Bible, the Koran, the Talmud, Last Temptation of Christ by Nikos Kazantzakis, , Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens.
Literature censored for sexual reasons: Fanny Hill by John Cleland, Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert, Lady Chatterley's Lover by D.H. Lawrence, Ulysses
Literature censored for social reasons: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank. (source: Ken Wachsberger and 100 de carti interzise, Editura Paralela 45 here )

You can find more HERE and you'll see that even books as Harry Potter, Gone With the Wind were banned.

See Frequently Challenged or Banned Young Adult Fiction 2014-2015 HERE

MYTHICAL BOOKS' Giveaway is INTERNATIONAL as long as The Book Depository ships to you for free OR you want ebooks from Smashwords or Amazon 
The winner will be announced here, on Mythical Books
The winner has 3 days to claim the prize by sending an email with: his/her name, address and the chosen book
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Do you believe in happily ever after? - Stargazing (The Walker Family #2) by Bernadette Marie

Bethany Waterbury left Hollywood and the shadow of her mother's death to give herself a fresh start. Her main intention—to connect with the family she’d never really had the chance to know. Author Kent Black is enjoying his chart topping success and living freely wherever his travels take him. But when he meets the illustrious Bethany Waterbury his wanderlust subsides and the thought of a steady future begins to take over. 

Soon: Forget Tomorrow (Forget Tomorrow, #1) by Pintip Dunn & The Revolution of Ivy (The Book of Ivy #2) by Amy Engel

Entangled Select - is an adult romance imprint, encompassing all subgenres. The romance should be a primary focus in the story, and heat levels vary.
Entangled TEEN is a high-concept, engaging line of books geared to the young adult audience.
Embrace shers readers from the halls of high school graduation into the wide open world beyond. With protagonists typically ranging from 18-22.

The deadly game continues… - Burning Bridges (The Legends of Regia #4) by Tenaya Jayne

Cover Reveal - Kidnapped, tortured, and used as bait, Forest’s life hangs in the balance as Copernicus moves forward to claim the throne. In the shadows, an army of slaves waits to deal Regia’s new republic a killing blow.

sparks never fly - Work Song by Danielle Allen

When society tries to put you in a box, knock the walls down. –Tati Green 
Despite what society says, my curves are hot. 
My love life, on the other hand, is not. 

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Meet an author: Dennis Sharpe - Wednesday

“When everything in life has been against you, who can blame you for not playing nice with others?
My name is Wednesday. For the last seven years, I was the property of a sadistic bastard named Klein. Now he wants me dead- only he doesn’t have the balls to kill me himself.

a thrilling conclusion - The Fire Sisters (Brilliant Darkness #3) by A.G. Henley

Fennel and Peree are finally where they’ve worked ceaselessly to be: together and safe from the Scourge in the protected village of Koolkuna. But on the day of their partnering ceremony the children of the village are stolen away—Fenn’s loyal companion, Kora, among them.

nice girls don't disappoint - Get Real (Get Real #1) by Tellulah Darling

Get Real is a New Adult romantic comedy with sass, sex, and swoon, set in the world of “Cadabras"–humans with magical powers.

But what if there is more? - Loving Bad by Regan Ure

"There were a lot of different emotions that were handled in the story, and I loved how everything played out. Although it has its flaws, for a wattpad story this was truly beautiful." Goodreads, Megan

Friday, September 25, 2015

all are oblivious to the danger - Savage Town (Savage Angels MC, #3) by Kathleen Kelly

For a time now, Jonas has kept quiet about his attraction to the beautiful Adelynn but now he's making it his mission to convince her he's a changed man.
With all hearts set on a happy ending, all are oblivious to the danger lurking on the outskirts of town.

find the path to a happy future - Give Me Yesterday by K. Webster & Elle Christensen

"My co-workers started to stare. I actually gasped, and there I am, in tears, my mouth hanging open when one concerned co-worker taps me on the back. "Breathe, George…" Oh, yeah. This book literally took my breath away. I'm looking at them, *sob sob* "You must buy this book" then wailing, "Read it!" *sniff snort* "It was so gooood!" - Goodreads, George, Give me books

Review One With the Night (Companion #4) by Susan Squires

a realm of shadows and secrets, where desire holds dominion and passion know no limits…

can one lie destroy it all? - Ultimate Deception (Harden #2) by Lynn Stookes

"The twists and turns of the action packed drama left me speechless and my jaw dropping while reading. Amazing job on the tangled web of people involved. I think I see more books coming for different characters in Harden, I can't wait to read them." - Goodreads, Mary

Spark: Seven Fantastic First-in-Series Novels

A collection of seven fabulous first-in-series novels from the Seven Sparks author collective. Dive into these adventurous, fantastical, romantic stories with strong heroines and plenty of action. 

Meet an author: Vanessa Barger

Vanessa Barger is a graduate of George Mason University and Old Dominion University, and has degrees in Graphic Design, a minor in Medieval and Renaissance Literature, and a Masters in Technology Education. 

the one who could heal his heart - Winter in Sweetwater Count by Ciara Knight

Lisa Mortan’s ideal life crumbles when her rich and powerful fiancé demands she ends an unwanted pregnancy. With no job or social support, she flees to a small town in hopes of finding a good family for her unborn baby, but instead finds a man who is as broken as she is. 

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Just One Regret by Stacey Lynn

Growing up, Grayson Legend and Kennedy Knowles were inseparable. They turned to each other when their families were nothing more than worthless guardians, and had promised each other to always stay friends.

Tank (Savage Saints MC #2) by Carmen Jenner

Enter an unsettling world of volatile relationships, hot bikers, and even hotter sex that will have you on the edge of your seat and force you to keep a white-knuckled grip on your e-reader.

Developing Minds: An American Ghost Story by Jonathan LaPoma

DEVELOPING MINDS: AN AMERICAN GHOST STORY follows a group of recent college graduates who struggle with feelings of alienation and their addictions as they try to survive a year of teaching at two dysfunctional Miami public schools.

Never Forgotten (Collective #3) by Stacey Nash

Since the strike on Collective territory during Anamae’s rescue, things have taken a turn for the worse. Unprovoked attacks on innocent people have Anamae and her friends fighting day and night to minimize the damage. With hundreds of lives lost, morale amongst the resistance fighters has plummeted. But that’s the least of her worries.

The Heart’s Journey Home by Nikki Jackson

It’s summer vacation, and all seventeen-year-old Tori Logan wants to do is hang out with her two best friends, practice her mixed martial arts and go to FBI spy camp. Summer means freedom (mostly from adults) and Tori plans to fill every spare moment of her last summer before graduating from High School with all the fun things she and her best pals can come up with.

her own secret guilt - Girl on the Run by B.R. Myers

When seventeen-year-old track and field star Jesse Collins’ dreams of a full scholarship are shattered after the sudden death of her dad, she leaves home to work as a summer camp counselor to escape the small town nosy stares...and her own secret guilt.

Under a Mating Moon (Black Hills Wolves #27) by Celia Breslin

18+ British Alpha wolf Jake Marsden spends his days among humans, pursuing a lucrative music career and avoiding his pack’s politics. When his current DJ tour takes him to the US, he stops in Los Lobos to visit family, and runs into the one Wolf he never wants to see again—the mate who rejected his claim.

if you fall, I’ll be here to catch you - Saving Leah by Misha Elliott

18 + In time, fractured bones mend and torn flesh heals. But what about a fractured soul? Years of abuse have left Leah scared and broken, in solitude with the only symbol of the person she used to be-her violin.

You just might find your next read! Dead Jed Series by Scott Craven

Today, we will be showcasing two titles that may tickle your fancy

“Middle Grade humor at its finest.” – S.A. Larsen, Author
…just read it, you will love it and it sooooo funny” – MichelleBecause Reading

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Beach Wedding by Bella Cruise

Big-city wedding planner Ginny Austen has landed the job of a lifetime. Her new celebrity clients want a smash hit TV wedding, and they’ve got their hearts set on a quirky home-town wedding. Her home-town: Pelican Key Cove, Florida.

Rockin' Reads Giveaway Hop International

Click HERE to see the list of blogs participating to this hop!

Mythical Books Prize
Any book you want up to $15
Condition - to have 4.00 or up rating on any book/ book seller site

MYTHICAL BOOKS' Giveaway is INTERNATIONAL as long as The Book Depository ships to you for free OR you want ebooks from Smashwords or Amazon 
The winner will be announced here, on Mythical Books, in the Raffle form
The winner has 3 days to claim the prize by sending an email with: his/her name, address and the chosen book
Good Luck!
Winner was announced on 2nd of October
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I would wait for you forever - The Heartbeat Thief by A.J. Krafton

"In 1860 Surrey, a young woman has only one occupation: to marry. Senza Fyne is beautiful, intelligent, and lacks neither wealth nor connections. Finding a husband shouldn’t be difficult, not when she has her entire life before her. But it’s not life that preoccupies her thoughts. It’s death—and that shadowy spectre haunts her every step."

problem or the solution? - Callous Truths by Taabia Dupree

After a decade of friendship, Zaniel Baker finds himself envious of his best friends, Micheal, Ryan and Trevor. Even with a dark cloud of unspoken tragedy lingering over their friendship, his friends have managed to find everything that Zaniel wants for himself...happiness and love.

Run for your life…The Escape (Gumshoes & Grifters, #0.5) by Allana Kephart, Melissa Simmons

Sixteen-year-old Claire McBride just witnessed a brutal murder at the hands of someone she knew, someone she thought she could trust. Now she’s alone, afraid and desperate to put as many miles as possible between herself and the killer.

Falling in Deep Collection by Various Authors

Our collection includes fourteen unique mermaid tales with over 900 pages of enchanting stories from award-winning and best-selling authors!
From mermaids to sirens, Miami to Athens, dark paranormal romance to contemporary stories with steam,

this is our beginning - Aurora James by Jessica Ingro

18++ "I cannot tell you how great this story is. Dive in head first and prepare yourself. I could not put it down. And then boom … just when I think everything is fantastic … BAM .. then okay no its okay everything is going to be alright … WHAM …. And then …. Yeah … Waiting … that is all I can do Jessica! Get to writing ….. you have just run over me with a two ton truck. " - Goodreads, Aurora James