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.

Monday, December 31, 2018

Sunday, December 30, 2018

the path to survival... For the Blood (For the Blood, #1) by Debbie Cassidy

"Wow! I absolutely LOVED this! [...]
The story is interesting and well thought out! It pulls you in and keeps its hooks in you! [...] this could be a new favorite of mine! So excited to read the next book!" Stephanie, Goodreads

Countdown to Love Anthology

18+   All proceeds will be donated to Alex’s Lemonade Stand to help fight childhood cancer. 

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Can the truth redeem him? - The Winner Maker by Jeff Bond

"Highly Recommend! I love a novels based on a school setting and this book did not disappoint. The Winner Maker is a complex story as well as a mystery filled with great characters and twisty plot lines." Andrea, Goodreads

When you’re dead, you’re dead. Isn't it? - Whispers Series by Nance Newman

Always the prisoner...now she’s the prison. - The Prisoner (The Messes #4) by Kiersten Modglin

"This entire series has burrowed down into my heart and has at times, overtaken my mind. All four books have characters that the reader will wholeheartedly fall in love with and also completely hate. This series will have you gasping in shock, crying in despair and taking deep breaths when a possible happy ending is in sight." Sarah, Goodreads

the devil she’d wanted to avoid... The Cowboy’s Forgetful Bride (Brothers of the Cooper Ranch, #1) by Leslie North

18+ "This story is an easy going read that I enjoyed immensely. The main characters, Sawyer and Bella were delightful especially Sawyer who I didn't find as alpha as I was led to believe I should." M. Hurford, Goodreads

Friday, December 28, 2018

A Spirited Girl. A Reluctant Dom. Fated Mates. - Bridling Lucy (Horse Mountain Shifters #3) by Sierra Brave

18++ Stubborn, prideful and self-disciplined, Chance Locklear believes his way is always right, and he doesn’t like hiccups is in his strict routine so when the matriarch of his equine-shifter clan saddles him with a spoiled, twenty-one-year-old brat from out-of-town, he’s none too pleased.

out of the friends-with-benefits zone - The Dating Alternative by Jennifer Woodhull

18+ "[A] sweet and sexy second chance romance. [...] This love making was real and honest. The conversations are equally important as the physical acts. The story has some major twists at the end which made the story even more enjoyable. A true romance in it's heart, this story was amazing and a great read!" Paramita, Goodreads

a perfect paradise, or a complete nightmare… A Caribbean Christmas by Olivia Noble

Catherine Duncan is down on her luck.
Enter Derek— everything Cathy needs to refresh her weary spirits
But Derek is not all that he seems.

things spiraling out of control... The Winnowing (Stanley & Hazel #2) by Jo Schaffer

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, December 27, 2018

Timing is everything. - Love Under Contract (Jenkins & Sons Construction #1) by Sharon C. Cooper

"This was an amazing second chance at love story.. Nick and Sumeera's story kept me turning pages, I was unable to put this book down..." Denise, Goodreads

Absolutely Everything!: A History of Earth, Dinosaurs, Rulers, Robots and Other Things Too Numerous to Mention by Christopher Lloyd

"Condensing the history of the world into one book is a daunting task, but Lloyd tackles the challenge with finesse. In addition to bountiful photographs and illustrations, Lloyd’s recognition of patterns throughout history and direct questions to readers make this book absolutely enjoyable." ―Booklist Starred Review

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Fate doesn’t like loose ends... Fool’s Folly (Fate’s Fools #2) by Ophelia Bell

18++ "I absolutely loved this book and I feel I can’t get across how good it is. I don’t read cliffhangers because I hate them and last time I read a series of books that was about one main character was years ago. But something about this author calls to me. I absolutely love the characters she creates and the worlds she develops, so far I’ve had three very sleepless nights because I didn’t want to put this book down. " Sarah, Goodreads

What if the job you took to stay alive might be what kills you? - Retrieve (The Stormers Trilogy #1) by Sarah Addison-Fox

"AHHHHH!! That was Soo amazing!! For one this is the best book I have read by Sarah Addison Fox and it surpasses most of my favorite romance novels, because of the way she can make a relationship so amazing. The whole time they are focused on their mission their growing closer without meaning to!! I love the way she writes!" D.M., Goodreads

Sunday, December 23, 2018

REVIEW - Professor Marston and the Wonder Woman

Now you can go have a different taste from your typical comic book superhero film!
2017, Director: Angela Robinson
Writer: Angela Robinson
Stars: Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote

Sometimes, you don’t have a choice. - Heartwood by Nance Newman

Elathea is a typical teenager whose parents can no longer keep the family secret from her—that she is a descendant of an ancient race of women whose legend says only one progeny every hundred years or more will have the powers needed to face nature’s magical enemies.

how hard can that be? Murder, Curlers Series by Arlene McFarlane

“Smart, entertaining, and laugh-out-loud funny!”—Liliana Hart, New York Times Bestselling Author
“Sharp, sexy, and side-splitting. Everything I love in a good mystery!” – Darynda Jones, New York Times/USA Today Bestselling Author of the Charley Davidson Series

Saturday, December 22, 2018

The Crucible's Fire: A Story of God's Faithfulness by Matt Parker

The Crucible's Fire paints a picture of God's steadfast love through trials as he holds one family in the loving and protective crucible of his faithfulness.

Surrounded by lies - Immortal Kiss Series by Laura Daleo

"This is a paranormal read which I am utterly in love with! The story I crisp and clear with very descriptive language which leaves you wanting more and more. This is the first book and what a first book it is. It is a stunning piece of writing [...] I have always admired authors of paranormal stories as their imaginations must be so vivid to produce such amazing work. This is no exception to that. Thank you for such talented work." Jodie, Goodreads

so close to victory she can taste it - Stuck (Stitch Trilogy #3) by Samantha Durante

Things are finally looking up for the Resistance. Sure, Alessa is still processing the revelation that the best friend she’d presumed dead is miraculously alive, though far from well… And her boyfriend is being manipulated under threat of blackmail. But her quest for justice against those behind the systematic extermination of the world population is so close to victory she can taste it.

Friday, December 21, 2018

reality is never quite as simple as we imagine -Shades of Betrayal (The Fae Games #3) by Jill Ramsower

" I love how intricate Jill makes her characters and plots. I was honestly super shocked at the twist - no spoilers; read it for yourself! All three are worth reading for sure, but read The Fae Games books first!" - Kaitlyn, Goodreads

Kingdom of Glass and Ashes: A Limited Edition Collection of Cinderella Retellings

A classic fairytale- but not how you remember it...
What if the stepmother wasn't the only one who was wicked and Prince Charming wasn't what he seemed? What if your favourite princess didn't make it home by midnight?
Kingdom of Glass and Ashes by Holly Hook, Audrey Rich, Madison Stone, Cate Dean, Mira Crest

Arthur never pulled that sword out of the stone... I, Guinevere by C.K. Brooke

On the winter solstice, a mysterious sword in a stone appears in the churchyard. Not even the mightiest of the village men can remove it, until fifteen-year-old Guinevere gives it a try. The sword heeds the unsuspecting maiden, proclaiming the unthinkable: she is the blood of Pendrakon, heir to the vacant throne of Camylot.

in a Dark Age where hope is lost... Library of Absolution (Legacy of the Book Mesmer, #1) by Jennifer Derrick

The first installment in an enticing new fantasy series by author Jennifer Derrick, The Library of Absolution is a compelling story of perseverance and determination in the face of persecution, in a Dark Age where hope is lost—and knowledge is the only thing left to fight for.

I don’t believe in crazy supernatural stuff, but... Under Your Spell (Cajun Demons MC) by Cynthia Rayne

"Voodoo and superstitions, a witch and a vampire, a Demon MC called Saint and, I kid you not folks, a very grumpy gator! Top it all off with a nice murder mystery and there you go: a fast-paced, funny and intriguing read that is bound to have you hooked from the very first pages." Laura, Goodreads

The longest night. A vampire’s delight. ... Once Upon the Longest Night

The winter solstice, a time of birth and rebirth, life and death, waning light and rising darkness. A time when those who flee the sun and crave the taste of blood find their greatest solace. 

she could use a little help - The Stone Awakened (Guardians of Erin, #2) by Judith Sterling

"Wonderfully written, it kept my attention as I turned that pages and with the paranormal mythology, I was hooked. You will really enjoy this tale and long for the next book in this series." Lori, Goodreads

an enigmatic link... Derrick (The Gavin Nolan Biography #2) by Russell

In a suspenseful, gripping ride to the end, it is up to Gavin to rescue his partner from the clutches of a killer. But will he make it in time?
WARNING: This book contains graphic scenes, explicit language, and violent sexual situations.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

what it takes to change everything - More Than a Rebound by Lory Wendy

18+The plan is simple, and his intentions are clear. He’s not looking for love.
But sometimes all it takes is one person, and one weekend, to change everything.

A touch so hot it’s bound to burn… Five Alarm Forever by Dizzy Hooper

18++The last place I ever wanted to spend Christmas was this small-town fire department in the middle of nowhere. But after I blew the whistle on the big city fire chief—the mentor who got me into this business in the first place—my old crew turned their backs on me. I’m blacklisted at home. This is the only place left that will take me.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

A perfect Christmas in twenty-four hours? The Christmas Countdown (Holiday Lake #1) by Ani Gonzalez

"Move over Hallmark productions, Ani's got you beat! This wonderful story celebrates Christmas, Minnesota, family, friends, and love. [...] 
This is a great feelgood book for any time of the year!" Jan, Goodreads

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

In Las Vegas, few things end well... Las Vegas Crime (Baxter and Holt #3) by Leslie Wolfe

"Very interesting and appealing, this work had me engrossed from the beginning. The story flowed from scene to scene with ease, and the author shows exceptional ability (as always) when it comes to storytelling. There is plenty of non-stop action in this page turner that will take the reader on a truly gripping and intriguing journey." Piaras, Goodreads

ways she could never have foreseen - A Different Kind of Fire by Suanne Schafer

"‘A Different Kind of Fire’ is a thought-provoking story of a woman seeking fulfillment, a ‘must read’ for anyone torn between the possibilities and seeking everything life has to offer them." Emily, Goodreads

Will she break her curse? Meridian Chronicles: Black Widow Curse The Coven (Meridian Chronicles #2) by M.D. Fryson

"Wow! I read book one and thought it was great, then I read this one and it is terrific. I can't wait for number three, it will probably hit fantastic level. " - Sue, Goodreads

Wings of the Wicked: A Limited Edition Urban Fantasy Collection

"This book is a compilation of 25 of the industry's best NY Times, USA Today, International and Award Winning Bestselling authors revealing new and exciting work. Imagine, over one million entertaining, seat gripping words for only 99 cents." Muffy, Goodreads

their futures in their own hands... What a Widow Wants (The Widows' Club #3) by Jenna Jaxon

Widowed by the Battle of Waterloo, the ladies of Lyttlefield Park are returning to London society—with their futures in their own hands . . .

she isn’t willing to go down without a fight - Prodigy (Giver of Life, #3) by Kristy Centeno

The ultimate power wants to correct the damage done by Jae and the only way they can do that is by getting rid of her special child—a child destined to replace all branches of Enchanter magic one day.

dreams often become disappointments - My Brother's Bride (Serendipity #2) by Rachael Anderson

This is the first full-length novel I’ve read by Rachael Anderson, but it definitely won’t be the last. I really enjoyed the story–the writing was really good with no annoying parts or awkwardness, the plot was interesting, the characters were endearing (I loved the banter between Brigtson and Abby!), and this book was just really good. Highly enjoyable. Great choice for those who like clean, well-written Regency romances. ~AE2

Monday, December 17, 2018

Philippines forgotten legends - Enlightenment (The Bathala Series #1) by Reno Ursal

“The history of the islands is fleeting, but when one remembers, it's the land of a thousand unknown tribes written out of history.”

more monstrous than they ever could imagine…Vengeance (Darkhurst #2) by Gail Z. Martin

"A fantastic read and it ends with another marvellous confrontation, which is much more epic in detail than the first. A real battle between good and evil and seeing who can survive and what the outcome may be. " Cath, Goodreads

the Christmas vacation could turn out to be his family’s last - Eric Beckman Mysteries Series by Al Macy

Eric Beckman, a mind-reading private investigator, is spending Christmas in snowy Vermont with his wife and daughter. He needs a break from solving cases, but the townspeople convince him to look into the village mystery: Every holiday season, someone switches the baby Jesus with one of the other figures in the town’s nativity scene.

I felt… free... The Songs That Brought Me Back (The Songs Series #2) by Mylissa Demeyere

A heartfelt romance with a powerful message about the sanctity of human life. If you’ve ever simply needed a friend, The Songs That Brought Me Back will resonate–and leave you thankful for the people in your life. -Taylor Dean, author of I’m With You and Chasing Fireflies.

someone will pay with their life - Death by the River by Alexandrea Weis & Lucas Astor

"Rare is the story that simmers and rises to a boil so naturally and constantly that the reader manages to be repeatedly shocked ... a full-speed rollercoaster that doesn't slow down until the final page. Employing an evocative setting, powerfully defined characters, and taking along hard look at the darker side of human desire, this novel will catch your breath and hold it until the very end. RECOMMENDED" ―Michael Radon, US Review

between the world of the living and a vengeful dead... Beneath the Lighthouse by Julieanne Lynch

"Beneath the Lighthouse is an eerie mystery that will keep you guessing up until the very end. A definite read on a cold and gloomy night. Just look over your shoulder when you feel that sudden coldness...." Stacy, Goodreads

He doesn’t put much faith in signs - A Match Made at Christmas (Christmas in New York #4) by Patty Blount

"It is not just a romance but also a beautiful and bittersweet story about loss, love, family and forgiving one’s self. What looks at first to be such a contrast between Lucas and Elena is not as the author peels back the layers of their grief, hurts and fears. They are more alike than different and both must come to terms with it. You will need a box of tissues handy with this read. Poignant, powerful read." Psusan, Goodreads

magical spells, mysterious beasts, and witch-hungry spiders! - The Blue Witch (The Witches of Orkney #1) by Alane Adams

“An enchanting new book full of magical mischief and adventure, Alane Adams’s The Blue Witch is guaranteed to please” ―Foreword Clarion Reviews
“Bright, brave characters star in this exhilarating tale of magic and mystical creatures.” ―Kirkus Reviews 

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Midwinters Eve #Giveaway Hop

face to face... The Holiday Home Hotel by Lou Sylvre

Daren Novak and Gunny Schuler have known each other since freshmen days at the University of Washington, where they'd started a romance Daren assumed would last. But at the start of winter break, Gunny bowed to the dictates of his lifelong religion and his overbearing father and left UW never to return.

How far would you go... Kill Code by Luna Kayne

Jack's special forces team receives a tip, leading them to a remote farmhouse in search of a group of hackers led by the elusive Zane who work for the same person he holds responsible for Jessa’s death, ten years earlier.