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.

Sunday, December 25, 2022

The Christmas Party by Mikayla Davids

The Christmas Party: An absolutely addictive psychological thriller with a jaw dropping twist (Completely gripping psychological thrillers by Mikayla Davids Book 1)

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

the time runs out - Innocence (Beaumond, #1) by Adrienne Woods

"I could not put this book down! I read it in one night staying up way past my bedtime. [...]
The twists in this book had me turning pages faster than I thought possible!" Caitlyn, Goodreads

Deals with the devil… The Matchmaker’s Royal Mess by Frieda J. Downing

Not for the faint of heart. Sassy romantic adventure, with instances of chaos, misunderstandings, and feels. Oh, and the occasional sheep. Sparks will fly, it’s gonna get awkward, and the Happily-Ever-After will be well-earned.

she must decide - A Home for Christmas by Katie Eagan Schenck

"It's the sweetest Christmas romance, just oozing the Christmas spirit. It's on the short side, so it's a fast read. And it's very well written, I couldn't put it down! Even though the romance is very fast to come, it somehow works. There is also a cat, which makes any book all that better. :)" - Anie, Goodreads

Some victories are more costly than others - Winter Dragon (Season’s War, #2) by Olena Nikitin

"The storyline was quite unique and unpredictable - my interest was peaked from start to finish!
I wish the romance in this book was a little more developed but it honestly made little to no difference - this book is an absolute page-turner!" Mirella, Goodreads

Monday, December 19, 2022

save the heads…or lose the hearts... Ireland Finds Gold by Reneé Nicole

The danger is never far from probation officers or billionaires. After a bad business deal brings the Russian mob to the door, they must fight to save their heads…or lose their hearts.

walking through fire to protect them both... His Perfect Bodyguard by Dahlia Rose

Mina Jolliet and her team of Charlie Company have seen the worst of the wars fought overseas. Yet together, they managed to help the helpless back in the United States, when no one else could.

Friday, December 16, 2022

romance on the gentle hills of western Ireland... For the Love of Brigid by Nanette Littlestone

"I loved the writing on this book, the character development and the attention to detail that the author has put into writing this book. You truly feel the magic coming out of the pages." Vivian, Goodreads

are they ready? Endless Love (The Love Chronicles Series #5) by Sheena Binkley

Despite everything happening in their lives, the two are eager to meet their new bundle of joy. Join Andie and Dexter on their journey as they plan for the next phase in their lives in the final instalment of The Love Chronicles series.

Thursday, December 15, 2022

Perception and Deception: A Spy Series by Andrea Hintz

“This book is a definite page-turner. It has suspense, romance, intrigue, action. I was amazed by the research the author has done in describing how a secret organization with authorization to protect innocent civilians may possibly exist. I wouldn’t be surprised if this is a fiction-based-on-fact type of novel.” -David Lucero, Author

a fabulous adventure - Everything You Dream Is Real by Lisa de Nikolits

"An original, adventurous, and vital writer, Lisa de Nikolits holds up a cracked, kaleidoscopic mirror to our times. Everything You Dream Is Real thrusts readers into an extraordinary, disturbing future and takes them on a raucous, high-stakes, one-of-a-kind journey filled with hope, revenge, love, and tentacles." —Daniel Scott Tysdal, Wave Forms and Doom Scrolls

Can you survive the new espionage? Bystander: Seven Stories from the New Espionage Collection by J.R. Pomerantz

In the new world order, there’s no such thing as an innocent bystander.
Seven shocking stories from the New Espionage Collection by award-winning author JR Pomerantz.

The Billionaire’s Arrangement (The Kept Trilogy, #1) by Amélie S. Duncan

"I loved the story! If you love angst you got it! There is a holy hotness factor to Paul and Nadia's relationship. I kept looking at the number of pages left, and I felt my own angst that I was getting to the end of the book and knew that there was going to be a cliffhanger, but I also knew there was going to be one since this is the first book in a trilogy." -Tanya, TasTy WordGasms

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

inextricable bonds... Secrets In The Mirror by Leslie Kain

""Leslie Kain delivers a suspensefully entertaining story about the relentless drive to preserve a family, no matter how troubled it may be ... The tension begins cascading through the DiMasi home from their first harsh interactions and doesn't relent until the final electrifying moments. ... Deliberately unnerving and impressively intricate, Secrets In The Mirror is a successful psychological thriller that toes the fine line between sympathetic and terrifying." - Indies Today (5-star review)

Mayatte’s Catharsis: A Feathered Serpent Reborn by Jack E. Mohr

"The author tells a richly layered story full of beauty and resonant themes. As the story progresses, it is a journey that unveils more of the world and the mystery surrounding its characters." W.A. Stanley, Goodreads

a romantic journey of self-discovery ... The Seashell of 'Ohana by Mary Ting

A heartwarming story about finding love when you least expect it, second chances, and how loved ones who have passed away are still with you, no matter where you are. Fans of Debbie Macomber, Susan Mallery, Pamela Kelley, and Jenny Hale will adore this romantic journey of self-discovery and matters of the heart.

Rocky Mountain Star (Rocky Mountain Series #2) by Virginia Fox

Heart-warming with a splash of Vegas glamour, Book 2 successfully combines a new-and-old mix of family and townsfolk in a pressure-cooker plot that never lets up on chuckles, suspense, and romance.

cruel forces at play... Domestic Violence by Chuck Edmonds

Agnew, a small farming community in south-central Texas, has just been obliterated in the nation’s worst rail accident in history. The President of the United States enlists cybersecurity expert, Mike Paxton, to lead the investigation and determine who is to blame.

a frightening quest... Accursed Son (The Martyr's Vow Series #1) by Eric Avedissian

 Heartfelt and provocative, Accursed Son is a story featuring generational clashes, found families, and the rewards of tempting fate.

her fears & his secret... Scarred Dreams by Barbara Whitaker

[A]lthough I love all historical time periods, the Second World War held my attention longer than any other and connected me to my family’s stories and my small hometown’s stories. - B.W.

a *dark* tale of all things wrong... Gaslight Her: Stonewall Society (The Dark Him Standalones #1) by Quinn Blackbird

Quinn Blackbird loves a good anti-hero. All of her villains stay submerged in 'dark' so expect little redemption.

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Take back your health through consistent actions - The One Day Diet by Wendy Alley Pierson

Diet culture reigns supreme, and we are constantly looking for a new quick fix to bad habits.

from the Austin Weekly Statesman... Emma (Heritage Series #1) by Susan Diane Black Blackmon

Based on a real-life Cinderella story, complete with a wicked stepmother.
It is up to the reader to decide if it's a fact or fiction.

Kenzie's Kingdom by Shea Fontana, Sil Brys (Colorist), Agnes Garbowska (Illustrations), Rebecca Taylor (Editor)

The Science Fiction, Fantasy, and spooky stories young readers imprint from VAULT Comics!
Count on a flurry of activity around all WONDERBOUND original graphic novel middle grade titles!
Here’s a list of all of the titles & authors you should check out!

Monday, December 12, 2022

a decision that will tear his world apart - Merlin's Apprentice: The Mage by Susan McCauley

"So easy to read! This fast-paced, high interest tale from King Arthur times engulfs the reader in the storyline from the first page. I love the way magic is revered in this world. " Lblossom, Goodreads

Her latest and greatest plan... Keyana Loves Her Family by Natasha Tarpley, Charnelle Pinkney Barlow (Illustrator)

"The emotions and scenes come across well and put Keyana and her family in a lovely light.[...]
The illustrations are bright, cheerful, and give enough details to bring readers back and experience the story on their own. [...]
Each scene balances well with the text to make this a great book to read aloud." Tonja, Goodreads

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Is she a spy or a glorified babysitter? Chaos at Carnegie Hall (The Fiona Figg Mysteries #1) by Kelly Oliver

"The writing style was easy to follow and descriptive and pulled colorful and detailed visuals to my mind's eye. The engaging storylines were well-paced and populated with unique, amusing, and authentic characters. I’m already looking forward to more of Ms. Figg’s breezy adventures." DJ Sakata, Goodreads

an unwilling player in an epic struggle... Servant of the Gods Series by Luciana Cavallaro

"Be prepared for some complex characters, surprising events and revelations, and for an adventurous journey into Greek mythology. The author's passion for history and writing shows - I had a great time reading. I am looking forward to reading the next book in the series." Karen, Goodreads

The Luck of the Irish Gift Series by Marilyn L. Hart

Colonel Johnny Mackenzie inherited “The Luck Of The Irish Gift” being able to feel other people’s emotions. It is a gift that has served him well in his military career but takes an emotional toll on him personally.

Friday, December 9, 2022

Not that Giacomo Casanova! - Casanova Family Series by Carolina Jax

"I’ve been reading a lot of sports romance (especially football) lately, and this one was really really fun. This is Carolina’s debut but let me tell you- her ability to write an engaging story is second to none. This is one of those books that you can’t put down!" Ida, Goodreads

A thousand years in the future... The Union by Leah Vernon

“Fans of Justina Ireland and N. K. Jemisin will appreciate the innovative world building from a Black perspective and the well-developed characters used to present serious topics such as racism and privilege.” —Booklist

Dusk Upon Elysium by Tamel Wino

"Author Tamel Wino can craft worlds like I’ve never read before. Part Steven King, part Blake Crouch, “Dusk Upon Elysium” is mind bendingly realistic despite, or maybe even because of, its dystopian nature. This was not my first Tamel Wino read and their skill in artful storytelling and scenery is consistent throughout all their works and is especially vibrant within this full-length fictional world." Reader Views, Goodreads

Invite magic into your life! Fairy Garden Mysteries by Daryl Wood Gerber

Enchanting series launch from Agatha Award winner Gerber . . . Cozy fans will wish upon a star for more.” —Publishers Weekly
“A winner. . . . Fans of Laura Childs’ work will enjoy.” —Booklist

before it's too late... Two if By Sea by Peter J Levesque

"5.0 out of 5 stars is an excellent thriller that seems all too realThis is a page turning thriller with some real-world insights from Peter’s career in Asia. Well done!" Sandman, Amazon

Love at first sight? Absolutely - The Corpsman's Wife by Sabine Chennault

"A fascinating inside look at families in the military and the courage, strength, heartbreak, and determination it takes to make it through. An inspiring read!" --Rebekah Kennedy, TV and film actress, appearing in Law and Order SVU, Criminal Minds, Season of the Witch, among others

~ Where duty and passion collide ~ The Twelve Systems Chronicles by EG Manetti

"Legends are fabricated from extreme bravery, revolutions, the pinnacle of innovation, exploring the unknown, genius, overcoming evil, athletic prowess, and mythological love. Every single item in this list applies to Lilian and Lucius in Thorn Bearer. They needed each other to achieve greatness. And they did." Celestine, Goodreads about Thorn Bearer

Fix will do anything to get home, even murder. - Fix (Flint Chronicles #1) by Melodie Bolt

The magical creatures in Flint are being murdered and Koko and Damien hardly know each other, let alone how to track down serial killers.

The Journey: No Matter How Far You Run, Your Demons Always Follow by Mark T. Rasmussen

 “Mark T. Rasmussen rewards readers with a fascinating tale of transformation. 5-stars!” – K.C. Finn (Readers’ Favorite)

I can not to fall for her... Mine to Protect by Emily A. Myers

"Emily A. Myers is a new to me author and once I finished this book I immediately put her other two books on my TBR shelf and my Wishlist. [...]
As this year is coming to a close soon I am going to go ahead and say that this is in my top ten reads for the year, and my top three for authors new to me!" - Nadine, Goodreads

Not for the faint of heart - Frozen Lies (Sleigh Riders, #1) by Liesby Martha Sweeney

18+ "Wow! What a unique, interesting, and fun story. I didn't know what to expect and was beyond thrilled with how this first book of the series turned out." Missy, Goodreads

A Holiday Revenge Romantic Comedy - Resting Grinch Face by Alina Jacobs

18+ "Congrats to an author who doesn't have me cringing at the idea of reading about Christmas over a month before it actually arrives. I'm not quite the grinch Noelle is but it takes a special amount of Alina's secret spice to have me warm up to the idea. Another sexy and funny read in this her world 0f the sexy and misunderstood." Giofab, Goodreads

The Unsolved Case of The Secret Christmas Baby: A Victorian Cozy Mystery (The Mrs Imogene Lynch Series #1) by Hannah Byron

"My favourite aspect is the witty and original writing style, fun and playful yet substantive with Victorian-era vernacular, values and details. I like that the protagonist is middle-aged and has loads of life experience." Brenda, Goodreads

her secrets come from the grave... Shadowed Seats (Oliana Mercer, #1) by Marguerite Ashton

Oliana knows that every family has a secret, but she never expected hers to come from the grave.

she’s bitten off more than she can chew... Moon Tamed by Audrey Greene

"This is a gem of a book. The storyline flows easily, the characters are interesting and the world building is done in a fluid, cumulative way so as not to overwhelm the reader. Highly recommended." Cryogenic Fire, Goodreads

A rural New Zealand vacation turns poisonous - Copper Waters (Annalisse, #4) by Marlene M. Bell

"Copper Waters definitely keeps you guessing with all the twists and turns. I did not want to put this book down. It is another very well written book that will keep you entertained until the last page." Karina, Goodreads

Pasko Na, My Love, A Holiday Romance Anthology

"The journeys of these pairs finding love (again) made me laugh, cry and swoon. I didn’t realize a short story could tell and satisfy so much❤️ I’m definitely up for more anthologies as good as this. [...] I didn’t want to put down my book as I couldn’t wait to read about the next character." Diane RB, Goodreads

Saturday, December 3, 2022

Curse of the Unnamed Series by Bruce Blake

"5.0 out of 5 stars 
Immediately Engaging. Compelling Plot and Characters. Pulled Me Out of my Reader’s Slump. [...]
The plot pace is spirited with several great turns throughout." Mia, Amazon

his biggest risk . . . The Daredevil (WaterFyre Rising, #2) by Nadia Han

"This book was amazing!!!! I loved Royce and Michelle their characters were amazingly written. And the storytelling and the plot kept me hooked on reading. Nadia Han’s writing style is phenomenal it immerses you in her books and makes it hard for you to put them down." Sheewhoreads, Goodreads