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, January 29, 2019

Stand up and fight or lose everything - Albion Moon (Albion Moon Chronicles #1) by by M. L. Mastran

As this secret from the old world closes in on Evaline, she tries to sort through her disconcerting feelings towards the mysterious Mason. He not only seems to always know when she is in danger, but he is insistent on protecting her, no matter the cost.

Monday, January 28, 2019

she has never liked secrets...Looking for Dei by David A. Willson

"This is a fabulous story in it's own right but it is also an incredibly strong base for future stories to build upon. I thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of it. The story pace changes throughout the book but it's a natural ebb and flow and is necessary for the tale. Looking For Dei has left me impatient for more." Tasha and Megan, Goodreads

everyone believes they know what a monster is - The Duality of Nature (The Monster of Selkirk #1) by C.E. Clayton

"The writing style pulled me in right from the start, the world-building was top notch, allowing the reader to dive into a fantasy world without feeling overwhelmed by the technicalties or politics of this world, and the plot is so fast-paced, so unpredictable, that once you start reading, you just have to read until the end. Even if that means, like in my case, reading until two in the morning." Majanka, Goodreads

a complex and challenging experience - Dear You by Derra Nicole Sabo

When You Close Your Eyes by Roxanne D. Howard

18++ "Roxanne Howard does a fantastic job of engaging you from the start and you cannot put it down. The plot is beautifully written with some great twists that kept me totally engrossed until the last word. This is a great romance with a fresh plot line. " Parker, Goodreads

deciding what’s best - Meant for You by Raneé S. Clark

“From page one, readers will delight in the realistic qualities of the characters as they come to life through their flaws and weaknesses, but also their strengths and triumphs.” -Singing Librarian Books

a decision that reverberates across centuries - Tailwinds Past Florence by Doug Walsh

"The author gives an amazing sense of possibility by tapping into the gritty details of his own experience, and the reality of what is involved by taking such a trip. 
Overall, I feel that Tailwinds Past Florence is a book that would appeal to most, regardless of their home genre. It is a book that is easy to relate to thanks to the rich characterization, while also sharing the journey of a lifetime. " Sandra, Goodreads

Dream Series by J.J. DiBenedetto

It's bad enough that every night is a theater of her friends' and classmates' secret fantasies. Worse yet are the other dreams, the dark ones featuring a strange, terrifying man committing unspeakable crimes.

Sunday, January 27, 2019

a burgeoning ancient prophecy - Viking's Intent (Viking Ancestors: Rise of the Dragon #3) by Sky Purington

Part of a burgeoning ancient prophecy, Shea's sole focus is to protect her sisters
Determined to control their own fate, they devise a bold plan to trick their adversaries. 

one thing she’s vowed never to give - Pathways by Camille Peters

“I ADORE the creativity in this book! The forest is so magical and has so many enchanting moments throughout the story. I loved being transported into a fairy tale theme as I read; it was a perfect escape into a sweet and charming era! I absolutely loved the direction the story went and I thoroughly enjoyed reading about the adventure Eileen stumbled upon. There are so many fun characters in the story, each with unique personalities! This is such a darling story about loyalty, romance, friendship and all with a fairytale feeling!”

Forever Yours - Mending Hearts with the Billionaire by Lorin Grace

“If you haven’t read this book or series, this is Colin! Great and unassuming, flying under the radar but amazing beyond all expectations.” ~Julie
“Mending Hearts is my favorite!! Colin is one swoon-worthy guy. “ ~Renee

Forever Yours - Out of the Mouth of Babes by Stephanie Fowers

Great book! I’m jealous you get to read it for the first time! ~PocketfullofGoldfish
I don’t want to give everything away, but this story wrapped itself snug and tight around my heart. Every character is well done, even the villains, and the chemistry is snapping and popping with swoony heat. The comic relief is spot on, too. I honestly didn’t want this one to end and was still thinking about it days later. ~Lilacqueen75

Forever Yours featuring The Bride's Secret (A Love and Marriage Series) by Sophia Summers

"A sweet, clean 5-star romance. The plot is outrageous, making this book a fun read! [...]While it is a preposterous scenario, truth is, I couldn't help but enjoy the ride! The book is fast-paced so the story didn't lag and the writing was well done. I am a romantic at heart, and loved this book. ❤" Sheila, Goodreads

an unwanted invitation - Abigail by Jess Heileman

Abigail is one of those stories that sweeps you into another world and won’t let you put it down. It’s a beautiful unlikely love story that you’ve never heard before. The storyline is enchanting, and you will easily see part of yourself in Abigail’s character as she explores the world beyond the walls of her precious Easton Manor. – Wendy, NV

Saturday, January 26, 2019

For Beau: The Sarah Ashdown Story by Simon Gandossi

"Quite a life! Quite a story!! [...] The characters are very real in every area of the story. The circumstances and events are very real and you are drawn into the story as one taking part in things just as the other characters are. Drama, drama, drama. Love, hate, hope, despair, fear, arrogance, pride, passion, life and death, forgiveness and regrets!! And much more!" pamarella, Amazon

no match for today's demons - Cushion by Tamela Miles

18+ "I liked the premise of the story and the way it was carried out. It was unique and interesting. I liked the blend of real world and more paranormal side of things. I found it both fun and exciting. It was really hard to put this book down." Naturalbri, Goodreads

His game is much deeper. Much darker. - Friends List by Rob Watson

"There were so many layers to this story that I was extremely impressed with how the story was woven with such intricate detail. The twists in here were KILLER too ! I just loved how reading Friends List was like watching a movie in fascinating horror as it all goes on with all the action." Annatasia, Goodreads

an unusual team of criminals- Godeena by Stjepan Varesevac-Cobets

"This is an excellent romp of a story, which combines emotional drama,romance and action (including a fantastic chapter in which all thecharacters test out some pretty awesome weapons) into a fast-pacedsci-fi adventure!" - Clare Diston at Human Voices Editorial Services

What could possibly go wrong? Chronicles of a Hero Series by Jaime Buckley

Nerd. Introvert. He was the hero they never knew they wanted.
All Wendell hoped for was a decent job, a hot new car and a girlfriend to match.
What he got was the mantle of a legendary hero, the heart of a girl who had no idea who he really was…and a diamond bigger than his fist.

Friday, January 25, 2019

do you dare? Breaking All the Rules by LaSasha Flame

Love and Hate—two sides of the same coin. Literally. - The Vampire's Temptation (Bloodwite #1) by Cecelia Mecca

"AWESOME! STUNNING! TOTALLY BRILLIANT!A new series, a new genre, same wonderful author! [...] I cannot praise this book enough its excellent, I look forward with anxious imagination to Lawrence’s book. Don’t miss this one!" Maggie, Goodreads

Four sisters, one destiny. Unbalanced (Unbalanced #1) by Courtney Shepard

"What a fun book to read! I am so glad I did not miss this book, the fantasy and paranormal underpinnings lend depth, which is not often encountered in a modern action tale. [...] The author has done a really nice job of writing this book. She shows a mastery of POV, she gives a wonderful depth to her characters and the settings." Mark, Goodreads

the disgrace is a certain death - The Geisha Who Ran Away Series by India Millar

"A wonderful refreshing and well written book. [...] There are excellent detailed descriptions to events, scenes, and settings and the characters are well researched and very well defined.This is an amazing and fascinating historical fiction that will surely please all historical buffs." Stella, book#1, Goodreads

Thursday, January 24, 2019

He’s chosen her… Knights Book 1 by Sonya Jesus

"When I started this novel, I had no idea what to expect. It didn't take long before I was roped in and trying to sneak in extra reading time! The story line kept me guessing throughout this romantic thriller. I found myself twirling my hair and trying to determine the possible motives for the many in depth characters. " Cindy, book #1, Goodreads

To keep the princess hidden... The Seidr Cycle Series by Angela B. Chrysler

"...a sweeping, epic novel... highly recommend it to all fantasy lovers." - Erin S. Riley, author of Odin's Shadow
"Angela B. Chrysler has brought world building to breathtaking heights with ‘Dolor and Shadow’" - Jay Norry, Amazon Review
"This is book one in a set that has the potential to become timeless" - Timothy Bateson, Amazon Review

How will they get through this? Indigo Knights Series by A.J. Downey

"Open the pages of Her Pained Blue Silence and open your heart. Hop on the back of Narcos' bike and enjoy the ride of the year. Live the rustic life, in a small cabin, and learn to accept, to trust, to rely on others as they rely on you. How could they not fall in love, after all I couldn't help but fall in love with Everleigh an Narcos (aka Whiskey)." Trudy, Book #5, Goodreads

Buzz: The Ultimate Guide to Book Marketing by Roseanne Cheng and Dara Beevas

You’ve finished your book—now all that’s left is to get it out into the world. Unfortunately, for many authors, it’s that step of the process that’s the hardest. Marketing is seen as something to be feared, dreaded, and outsourced as much as possible—a daunting task that will leave you drained.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

an indifferent and sometimes cruel world - Growing Flowers (Flower Series Collection) by Tani Hanes

"Overall, this is a beautifully written series with vibrant characters and a dream-worthy yet thrilling plot. If you are interested in a marriage-of-convenience turn real-love, life of a rock star with a family, and lots of steam kinda thing, this is the series for you. It comes highly recommended. " - Simonne, Goodreads

the line that separates right from wrong - The Dragon's Harvest (The Dragon Trilogy #2) by Jason F. Boggs

"I felt like this novel perfectly blends science fiction with fantasy. I highly recommend “The Dragon’s Harvest” by Jason F. Boggs as an epic sci-fi adventure and I look forward to reading the other books in this trilogy. "- Reader View

Monday, January 21, 2019

their efforts aren’t enough - A Prophecy Fulfilled (The Vaelinel Trilogy #3) by Andi O’Connor

"A Prophecy Fulfilled is the third and final book in a sweeping, epic fantasy trilogy written in the best tradition of Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. O'Connor. [...] This isn't a light-hearted bedtime story for children but if you like dark fantasy where characters suffer and are tested - and sometimes found wanting - you will love this story." - Jane, Goodreads

the only person capable of saving him is... Blessed: The Prodigal Daughter (Blessed, #1) by A.L. Bryant

18+ The two syndicates continue to clash in their fight for control and their battles result in several casualties. The crimes of their warfare surface and draw the attention of Dennis Wilson, a NYPD Detective known for solving his cases in the first forty-eight hours. Dennis follows the trail of bodies out of curiosity. But when his curiosity causes the deaths of his loved ones Detective Dennis becomes obsessed with the case. 

Maybe it’ll never happen... Maybe Ever After by Cassie Graham

"This was such a enjoyable and fun read. I thought it was super easy to fall for these characters. The book offers such a wonderful storyline that pulls you in and keeps you fully invested." Gladys, Goodreads

It draws to an end! Plagued Primortus (The Primortus Chronicles #3) by J.L. Bond & Val Richards

With the help of her squad, a Shifter, a Seer, and a Reaper, Skylee finally learns the truth about the Prophecy and why she alone must vanquish Brinfrost before he destroys them all. But does the Second Born have the strength to fulfill her destiny? 

a malicious plot... Dilemma (An Alien Exchange Trilogy #2) by Keri Kruspe

18+ The second book in the trilogy, D’zia’s Dilemma features a disembodied galactic gangster, a snarky spybot, and a sentient, lovesick spaceship. If you like non-stop action, powerful emotions, and sensual aliens, you’ll love the next installment of An Alien Exchange. 

The ultimate in Girl Power - Immortal Girl5 by Griffin Stark

“A wild, edge of your seat rollercoaster ride from beginning to end.” —Elizabeth S., High School Student, Miami, FL

Sunday, January 20, 2019

the constant reminder - Luke (Dark Water Security #1) by Madison Quinn

"You will go through several emotions (angst, love, suspense, and action) while reading this story but that is why it is hard to put down. I for one cannot wait for the next book in the Dark Water Security series. Thank you, Madison, for another excellent book for my library. " Patti, Goodreads

neither can afford to lose the other - The Arrangement Duet by Madison Quinn

"It is will written, consistent, and well-developed. It is a story that hooked me from page one until the end and I cannot wait to complete Kenzie and Nicholas’s story in the next book." Debra, Goodreads

Paper trails and the whisper of rumors... Murder of Ravens (Gabriel Hawke #1) by Paty Jager

Murder of Ravens is a fresh and unique mystery by new-to-me author Paty Jager. This traditional mystery, book #1 in a new series, has good character depth and features a strong Native American character. ~The Power of Words

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Things have changed drastically since his last visit - Dark Paradise by Gene Desrochers

"This book has much more than murder. I loved the different characters, their unique personalities, and the snappy dialogue perfuse with island lingo. I can’t wait to see what mystery Boise pursues next." Anna, Goodreads

things are spiraling out of control - 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.”

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.”