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.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

REVIEW Sitting In Silence by Nicholas Rinth

From a beginning filled with bitter ruminations, to an ending that embraces reality and its sufferings, Sitting in Silence is a reminder to accept what the world hurls in your path, and to let those hardships shape you into something better.

problems that may get them killed - Down to No Good (Charlie Miner #2) by Earl Javorsky

Earl Javorsky’s DOWN TO NO GOOD is wildly original, wildly energetic, wildly funny – it’s just straight up wild, and I mean that in the best possible way. – Lou Berney, Edgar Award-winning author of THE LONG AND FARAWAY GONE

a legion of voices screaming out through the killers’ mouths - The Year of the Knife by G.D. Penman

"I was hooked after first few paragraphs, this book is soo good.
The story is fast paced, there is no dull moments, non stop action and writing is really good. Story grabs you from the first moment and you can't put the book down till the very last pages." - Anie, Goodreads

How long does it take to fall in love? - Eight Days on Planet Earth by Cat Jordan

"This is such a great book. I recommend it to fans of contemporary romance and anything space-related. It's magical. It's sad. It's beautiful. You'll love it. " - Chloe, Goodreads

the truth begins to unfold - Esme's Wish by Elizabeth Foster

"Esme's Wish is a beautiful example of a light, friendship-focussed fantasy, which I can see appealing to avid, peer-absorbed, teenage readers, with a yen for escapism... and dragons. [...] The strength of Foster's debut novel is its flawless prose style, underpinned with an intriguing and slowly unravelling mystery, based on the universal truth of the bond between mother and child."- Brydie, Goodreads

I made a mistake - Protector's Claim by Airicka Phoenix

18+ "Protector’s Claim is a deliciously fantastic and twistedly beautiful masterpiece that will annihilate your heart while stripping your soul piece by piece. The mind-blowing complexity of the magnificent plot along with the incredible depth of the stunning characters left me absolutely breathless and wondrously shocked." - Amber, Goodreads

She will have to die - Aradia Awakens & Dark Seeds (Ovialell #1 & #1.5) by Tish Thawer

Please note: While the companions of this series are YA, the main books are for adult readers only
Aryiah has been triggered to become one of The Witches, a coven charged with protecting the citizens of Ovialell with their magick and healing abilities. The only catch? In order to take her place with The Witches, Aryiah will have to die.

Careful what you witch for - Blood Promise (Blood #3) by Danielle Rose

The Blood Books trilogy is Underworld meets The Craft that fans of Harry Potter, The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, and Twilight will enjoy! Readers are praising this "must read" trilogy as "unputdownable" and "purely addicting."

Everything you think you know is about to change - Straight to Hell (Hell's Gate #1) by Jane Hinchey

My name is Lucifer. You can call me Lucy – I’m also known as the Devil and Satan, though why my idiot brothers came up with those nick names is beyond me. I’m a Guardian Angel and I run Hell. Yup, I’m the CEO.

Tired of the daily grind? - Paranormal Hotel

Book today while rooms are still available. 
At Hotel Paranormal, your satisfaction is guaranteed. 
Proceeds will go towards One Minds Institute, helping mental health on a global scale. 

in the face of tremendous fear and self-doubt - Pen & Xander by Laekan Zea Kemp

Second chances are always on the menu. Except for Pen. For Xander, it’s a chance to make amends and to sever his toxic relationship with the druglord
Both seeking a place where they feel like they truly belong, they end up finding each other, and in the face of tremendous fear and self-doubt, they end up finding themselves

sparkling wit, conflicted romance - Conduit (The Infinity Series, #1) by C.C. Dowling

When college senior Jane Lamb dies suddenly, she discovers that the afterlife is less pearly gates and fluffy clouds and more standing in line at the DMV. But before she can spend eternity lamenting over her short, unremarkable life, she’s offered a do-over—as a Conduit, a reincarnated messenger contracted to reap souls.

A lie that changes it all… Choosing Hope by Holly Kammier

"Choosing Hope is a beautifully crafted novel that will take you on a heart-breaking journey full of hard choices, the dark feverish passion of an affair, and all the anguish that comes with it. Despite the main character’s inner conflict, Kammier does an amazing job leaving readers feeling empowered and uplifted." - Jessica, Goodreads

Every Dark Nights tale is breathtakingly sexy and magically romantic -1001 Dark Nights: Bundle Twelve

From New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors Alexandra Ivy, Laura Wright, Lorelei James, Lara Adrian, and introducing Nazarea Andrews and Megan Erickson. Six Dark Tales. Six Sensual Stories. Six Page Turners.

Monday, October 30, 2017

REVIEW Wolves & Roses (Fairy Tales of the Magicorum #1) by Christina Bauer

Seventeen-year-old Bryar Rose has a problem. She’s descended from one of the three magical races—shifters, fairies, or witches. That makes her one of the Magicorum, and Magicorum always follow a fairy tale life template. In Bryar’s case, that template should be Sleeping Beauty.
“Should” being the key word.

What's there to fear if you're already dead? The Ghost Chronicles 2 by Marlo Berliner

**If you love ghost stories and the paranormal, then THE GHOST CHRONICLES series is the perfect new read for you!**
**If you love ghost stories and the paranormal, then THE GHOST CHRONICLES series is the perfect new read for you!**

let your imagination take flight! - Airwoman (Airwoman #1) by Zara Quentin

"The story itself is one I love and I quickly got lost in the Dragonverse world. It had such unique aspects of the story and I could hardly put the book down. I loved the pace of the book as well as the main character, Jade. [...] Thank you Zara Quentin for the wonderful book and lovely message and I cannot wait to find out what happens next." - Sarah, Goodreads

Sometimes, even nature makes mistakes - Subhuman (Unit 51 #1) by Michael McBride

“A fast-paced and frightening ride. Highly recommended for fans of creature horror and the thrillers of Michael Crichton.”—The Horror Review on PREDATORY INSTINCT
“McBride writes with the perfect mixture of suspense and horror that
keeps the reader on edge.” —Examiner

into the shadowy forests - A Curse So Dark (Pioneer Falls, #1) by Heather Davis

From the author of Never Cry Werewolf comes this suspenseful new series full of dark secrets and heartfelt romance.
You can never really hide from what you're meant to be...
A blood curse. Deadly secrets. A dark stranger.

it seems things can’t get any worse - Pink Lock Picks and Sequined Witch Hats by Carla Rehse

Seventeen-year-old Gracie Mason is homecoming queen, co-captain of the cheerleading squad, and a member of the student council. She’s also a budding burglar. While attempting her inaugural break-in, Gracie blacks out and wakes up far away from the scene.

He wasn’t supposed to choose her… The Sea King (Weathermages of Mystral #2) by C.L. Wilson

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Winter King comes a breathtaking new tale of love and adventure set in the mystical land of Mystral

the fuel for admiration - Poetic Freedom by Frank Preston

A raw, gritty, urban poetic expression with an exploration of choices we have to make at the crossroads of life. The thoughts are honest, harsh, but hopeful.

a lot of stuff he never expected to happen - The Lovely Dark by K.A. Last

Three teenagers.
One witch.
Twelve souls.

a strange and secretive world - Truthers by Geoffrey Girard

"In this intense thriller... Girard takes readers down a disturbing, provocative path; both sides start to make sense as information is revealed and theories are debated. It's a fast-paced nail-biter with a resourceful heroine, packed with surprises that force readers to question every revelation and take nothing at face value." ―Publishers Weekly [Starred Review]

If you break the curse, you become the legend - The Legends Saga Collection by Stacey Rourke

“Stacey Rourke delivers a heart pounding thrill ride …Your heart will race and your breath will hitch with each terrifying step the Horseman’s steed takes as he closes in on his next unsuspecting victim.” -2 Girls & A Book 

“Ms. Rourke has a definite talent for taking characters from stories that we read growing up and giving them such a unique twist that they almost seem like an entirely new fictional character.” -My Book Filled Life

the consequences of cheating the Fates - Son of the Moon (The Time for Alexander #3) by Jennifer Macaire

Can you face the consequences of cheating the Fates? Alexander the Great journeys to India, where he and Ashley are welcomed with feasts and treachery. With their son, Paul, being worshiped as the Son of the Moon, and Alexander’s looming death, Ashley considers the unthinkable: how to save them and whether she dares to cheat Fate?

discern the truth from the lies - The Forgotten Dream by Emilyann Girdner

“It is a book that all fantasy lovers will find addictive and thrilling.” — Readers’ Favorite
There are several great adventures in this story of a girl trying to escape from Creators” and “The prose sings in many places thanks to expert description.” — Publishers Weekly An Amazon Best-Seller A Dante Rossetti International Award Finalist Reader’s Favorite 5 Star Rated

Thrown together by circumstance - The Wild Irish Girl by C.B. Halverson

Cover Reveal
Audrey Byrnes doesn’t mind playing the wild Irish princess for London’s elite aristocracy—as long as they buy her novels. With her father’s Dublin theater in ruins and her sister’s illness growing worse, she’s the only person who can save her family from the gutter.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

he is still out there, hunting for her - Saved by H.L. Anderson

Can two broken souls be repaired, or will the demons of the past and present come between the repressed love that grows between them?

Doubt has pivoted many a relationship - Lean in to Relationships by Rishabh Jhol

Fear doesn’t devastate; it stirs the inner pot. It is a tender love story that triumphs heartbreaks and sets the foundation of deep lasting future relationships - a delightful emancipation from social intrigues and cultural constraints.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

unconventional in a good way - An Unconventional Mr. Peadlebody by D.L. Gardner

"This is a fun novel that was quite unconventional. In a good way. Different than most vampire stories. Enjoyed the suspense in not knowing how this tale would end. Some great characters that had me on the edge of my seat, enthused. Could be a nice escape for any reader who just likes a good quirky paranormal adventure. Both smart and comical at the same time." - Brenda, Goodreads

finding her is not so easy - Secrets in the Woods: An Emilia Long Mystery by Je Smythe

Secrets in the Woods is a gripping tale about Emilia Long- an Investigative Reporter and her quest to find out the circumstances surrounding her mother's death. Long's quest begins after reading documents left for her by her adopted mother revealing that she was abandoned as an infant at a Brooklyn hospital. The revelation led Emilia on a suspenseful journey to find her birth mother.

Whatever evil man creates, only man can defeat - Evil Awakened by J.M. LeDuc

"The story is breathtaking and fast paced. I love a well written novel that is not only enjoyable to read but one in which I learn something new. 
This is J.M. LeDuc's first YA novel. He it it out of the ballpark. I can't wait for the next book in the Kiche Chroncles. I can't wait for my kids at school to read it. They are going to love it as much as I do."- Paula, Goodreads

Being dead isn’t as easy as you think - Every October by Aubree Lane

"She hasn't been ready to go. It seems maybe her family is ready to move on. That's what makes the whole story so incredibly sad for them all and for me to read. It was excellent and difficult to put down and difficult to read. And yet also heartwarming and heartbreaking to read. Such a delightful dilemma." - Lynne, Goodreads

The last thing he’s looking for - Trusting Him (Bromley Brothers #1) by Laura N. Andrews

"This was a great read. Staying with the whole honesty theme, I can not wait to read Trey's brother Henry's story. The ending of this book is pretty well the beginning of his book and if the way this one ended is anything to go by then it is going to be an incredible read." - Nathosa, Goodreads

Book Tour Grand Finale for Support Your Local Sheriff By Melinda Curtis

Launch - Note from the Author This is my 10th trip to Harmony Valley. Support Your Local Sheriff pits tall, dark and quiet Sheriff Nate Landry against community activist Doris Schlotzky and the sister of the woman he almost married, Julie Smith, who shows up in town with the toddler son Nate didn’t know existed.

Friday, October 27, 2017

life as a zombie - Better Off Undead by James Preller

"A book with a conscience that doesn't look away from the work we need to do to make our world right. The main character has to deal with the double burden of entering the confusion of his teen years and his inexplicable transformation into zombie. " Larry, Goodreads

The students’ mission is clear - 7th Grade Revolution by Liana Gardner

… a stunning new Middle Grade novel that is part historical fiction, part action adventure mystery, and all around fun. Featuring a cast of wacky, interesting kids I was hooked on page one and enjoyed every twist and turn of the creative plot. Gardner is a writer to watch.” ~Dan Elish, Award-Winning Author of BORN TOO SHORT: The Confessions of an Eighth-Grade Basket Case

Dial Meow for Murder (Lucky Paws Petsitting Mystery #2) by Bethany Blake

"The author has given readers a first class story. Her descriptive details bring it to life. The characters are well fleshed out. The pace of the story builds throughout to an exciting ending. I found everything I want to find in a cozy mystery within the pages of this book." Lori, Goodreads

a world of occult rituals and magical love - The Dear Departed by Anne Roebuck

"In DEAR DEPARTED, a dedicated illusionist intent on exposing a murderous charlatan meets a skeptical woman intent on saving her aunt's life and fortune. Sparks fly, sensuality ignites the pages, and the truth dangles just beyond reach." --Linda O. Johnston, author of paranormal romance, romantic suspense and mysteries including KNOCK ON WOOD, a Superstition Mystery

a shocking conspiracy - Act of Betrayal (Spycatcher #7) by Matthew Dunn

In this riveting entry in the celebrated thriller series, former intelligence operative Will Cochrane—a "ruthless yet noble" (Ft. Worth Star-Telegram) man from whom "Bond and Bourne could learn a thing or two" (Madison County Herald)—comes out of hiding to expose a conspiracy involving a past assassination that reaches to the highest echelons of the U.S. government.

between this world and the next - Fractured: 3 Disturbing Tales by Michele E. Gwynn

From Amazon Bestselling Author Michele E. Gwynn (Once Upon a Midnight, Oct, 2016 Amazon US; The Winter Wishes Collection, March 2017 Amazon UK) comes a collection of 3 disturbing tales that walks the line between this world and the next. 

A destiny she’ll never outrun - The Genesis of Evangeline (Lost Royals Saga #1) by Rachel Jonas

"I absolutely loved this book! I got halfway through it and then my kindle died and it was a little tortuous to have to wait for it to charge so I could continue to read it. [...] I love how the story alternated between two character point of views. It really shed light on more things that were going on than if the story was just told from Evie's point of view. " - Felicia, Goodreads

such an irritating hotshot... Thigh Highs by Katia Rose

18+ "I am a total sucker for a hate to love story and I couldn’t get enough of this one! Anyone who loves witty banter and sexual tension out the roof should check out this book. I can’t wait to see what Katia comes up with next!" - Ashley, Godreads

in the crosshairs of a serial killer - Vegas Tabloid by P. Moss

Moss depicts the Las Vegas that tourists imagine but rarely see. The grifters, freaks and CEOs for whom the city is a palette of creative larceny, dark secrets and easy debauchery. Put Quentin Tarantino and David Lynch in a room with a laptop and they couldn't dream up the bizarre characters and narrative turns that Moss layers into Vegas Tabloid. --Geoff Schumacher, Author, Sun, Sin & Suburbia: The History of Modern Las Vegas

Will another generation fall? Haunting Magic (The Witches of New Mourne #2) by Neely Powell

"This is an excellent story about strong women and family bonds that just happens to include various paranormal elements. The plot has multiple twists that are unexpected and a lot of diverse characters. It made for a quick read. I also liked the romance between Jake and Brenna, though mostly in the background, it fitted in nicely with the story line." - about book #1 Lisa, Goodreads

Blood Courtesans Boxed Set: Awakenings by Michelle Fox

Warning: This isn't your momma's vampire romance. It's not Twilight or the Shade, either. It's Blood Courtesans: Luxury, fast cars, adventure, whirlwind romance and cold, hard fangs.

Nothing can ever be Something That Simple: (A DUET, #) by Kari Nelson

18+ Nothing can ever be Something That Simple… as love.
WARNING: TRIGGERS, SEX, VIOLENCE & MURDER -This is not for the faint at heart. It can be disturbing. It is a bad, bad world we live in. ***Good does triumph over Evil*** 

Thursday, October 26, 2017

you might just believe in magic again - Wolfmoon Series by Nikki Broadwell

Is magic gone from the world? Was it ever here? Read Moonstone and you might just believe in magic again! Fans of Juliet Marillier's 'Daughter of the Forest' series will find themselves right at home.

A woman who knows what she wants - Single Rider (Single Like Kenzie, #1) by Skye Leah Collett

18++ "This story honestly made me cry, it made me laugh, it made me cry some more, I mean there was even a point that there were the big ugly crying because of the story. As you know I am not a huge reader of chick lit, I like the fangs and fur and glitter and all that jazz, but for a book going out of my comfort zone, I really liked it." - Andretta, Goodreads

One night of stolen pleasure - Prince of Fools (House of Terriot #3) by Nancy Gideon

18+ He’s afraid to take the leap . . . She’s afraid of the fall
A dark prince to her Cinderella barmaid . . .
Rico . . . Prince in the shapeshifter House of Terriot