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 25, 2022

a multi-faceted, uncertain futurescape ... Aur Child by I.S. Lee

Prepare to be lured into a multi-faceted, uncertain futurescape where the boundaries between right and wrong, good and evil, and heroes and villains are blurred by the complexities of that reality.

in the center of world domination... The Aesop Series by Michele Packard

Whether in Texas, California, the Middle East, or even the foothills of Montana, Baker finds herself in the center of world domination. She keeps her wits about her and those that are lucky enough to be in her inside circle.

Emotions are intense and unstoppable... Welcome to Drake Isle Books 1-2 in The Drake Isle Series by Allie Boniface

“Welcome to Drake Isle, where time moves differently, the air feels cleaner, the sun warmer, and the world feels calmer…”
“Emotions are intense and unstoppable. This island is filled with love.”
“I want to live on Drake Isle!”
Find out why readers love Allie Boniface’s island romance series in this duet boxed set:

This book will have you dangling on the edge of your seat... Thorn of Secrets (My Darkest Secret, #2) by B. Truly

"The characterisation was amazing. The writing style is awesome. I couldn't stop reading. I didn't sleep till I finished it. But I wished it never ended. And guess what, there's third book coming and I can't wait for it. Also, I am eager to read Dari's story." Shreya M., Goodreads

Monday, January 24, 2022

they aren't who they pretend to be... That Night by Donna M. Zadunajsky

Senior Kat Palmer observes several of her classmates acting suspiciously on the first day back to school. Her boyfriend was one of them.

Review: Demon Huntress: Love Me To Hell And Back by Elizabeth Mason

Peppered with some fear, gore, and hellish deeds, the story offers several enjoyable read hours, especially if you like “spooky stories with strong leading women and bad boy leading men” (EM). Well done for a debut work! (MB)

Eamonn never wanted to be a thief... The Thief's Relic (Son of Avaria #1) by Angela Knotts Morse

"My favorite thing about this book was the prose! I liked the characters and the fairly classic coming-of-age, discovering-magic-powers storyline, but for me by far the most appealing aspect of this debut novel was Morse's writing style." Anya J., Goodreads

When revenge is all that’s left… Nothing Left To Lose by A.J. Wills

"I can’t finish my review without commenting on the fantastic, action-packed ending. Shocking, gripping and nail-biting is how I would describe it! Having read some of Adrian’s other books, I feel like an explosive showdown at the end is definitely his thing. He certainly knows how to finish a book in style!!" Cathryn, Goodreads

he’ll never want someone like me... Doolittle (Devil's Fury MC #11) by Harley Wylde

"Just finished this amazing book. Once I started to read, it wouldn't let me go. The story line took me hostage and didn't release me until the very last word." Nadine, Goodreads

What truth about the past is being covered up? Spindrifts by A-M Mawhiney

"This book provides a fresh, fascinating take on a future fifty years in the future, where humanity is trying to build a utopia out of the ashes of a world ravaged by plagues." Sam, Goodreads

dangerous enemies... The Case of the Missing Botticelli by Marilyn Baron

In this cozy mystery, American art history major Hadley Evans joins an art detective agency in Florence, Italy, working for Massimo Domingo, once a major player, now the Inspector Clouseau of the art world.

regulatory, technical, and societal challenges - The Democratization of the Private Market by Carine Schneider

" A must read for investors and people in the private company industry.
 A must read for investors and people in the private company industry [...]" Paul A., Amazon

her hopes are dashed... Indecent (The Phoenix Club #4) by Darcy Burke

"I thought this was a great addition to The Phoenix Club series! The characters and story are great, and the romance is lovely. The next romance is hinted at in this book, and I’m super excited to read it. I also can’t wait to have more of Lucien’s story. I find his character so intriguing, and a bit mysterious, and the more I see of him, the more I want to know!!" Julie, Goodreads

Saturday, January 22, 2022

is this a mission impossible? Rogue (Black Dagger MC #1) by M.D. Stewart

" This is a well written engaging, suspense filled, action packed, steamy MC romance. Rogue and Stevie just complete each other, and draw you into their story. This is a new to me author and I cant wait for more!" Jenni, Goodreads

Friday, January 21, 2022

I wanted to start over again... Midlife Shifter Unexpected (Cougar Creek Coven, #2) by Melle Amade

"This storey has the intruige and mystery of the master storey but then the sub plot of this couple - querky, fun, and really entertaining.
Loving this series so hard!" Andrea, Goodreads

A Wallflower’s Guide to Becoming a Bride by Eva Devon, Stacy Reid, and Tamara Gill

Three sensual, witty, and sigh-worthy happy-ever-afters featuring Wallflowers following a guide to seducing the heart of rakes and rogues of the ton...

faulty foundations... Lightning Crashes by Marla Holt

"The second book was a page-turning narrative that packed a lot of pain and sorrow then hope and exoneration into a well-crafted plot. Furthermore, the wonderfully created characters oozed with chemistry throughout. To top it off, the author's use of imagery and additional vivid details helped to create a solemn turned hopeful tone. Overall, I thoroughly enjoyed reading the novel." Jacquelyn, Goodreads

Thursday, January 20, 2022

a simple case of Black and White... The Mayor's Race (Carolina Callings #2)by Travis Casey

"Travis Casey is a writer who takes chances. In this political satire, he hits on controversial topics. There is also humor and bittersweet triumphs. I laughed and shook my head as political correctness took a giant leap out the window. You’ll have to read the story to find out why." D.K.Deters, Goodreads

simple math: 22 people, 12 seats... The Chosen Twelve by James Breakwell

"This book will make you smile, will make you care, get angry and through some great allegories will trouble you and make you think.
I believe The Chosen Twelve is a great book that everyone from a teenager and above will find inside something to enjoy." Dimitris K., Goodreads

Review - Rising Sun by Michael Lee

""In your most dire time, make your pledge and take your place under our celestial banner." As Sol tries to find his way through the trees, the last thing he wants is to spend another second lost in the wilderness.

under AI’s qualified governance... Chandelier (Phantoms #2) by Michael Leon

A century has passed since the fabled Phantom ruled the Garnier Opera House. Technology has advanced, and AI has evolved beyond human knowledge...

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

wave of unexpected fear… Pirate's Paradox (Sentinels of Savannah #6) by Lisa Kessler

"The next exciting immortal pirate episode. This time they head out to sea in search of the magic of Atlantis. Poor Caleb. Science does not explain everything in this world. It was fun watching him move from all science to just accepting. His love of gadgets is adorable." Madison, Goodreads

the turbulent times of the 1970s...The Benevolence of New Ideas (One Woman's Journey From Sicily to America #3) by Carmela Cattuti

"Stories of immigrants are always colorful, intriguing and painstakingly real. They bring with them a whole sense of history, of secrets, of new beginnings, old traditions and some things best left hidden. This was just one such story." Mystica, Goodreads

A forest of blood and corpses... The Haunting of Black River Forest (A Horror Adventure Short Story) by Jaydeep Shah

18+ In Black River Forest, it’s best not to wander too far off the beaten track. There’s no telling what you might find.

“such a time as this”... Hesitant Heroes (Divine Destiny #1) by Sharon René

"This is a great speculative novel for teens and adults. The plot is intense.
The likeable characters wrestle with doubts, insecurities, and other emotions as they get deeper into the crisis. Relationships and love interests are challenged." Michelle K., Goodreads

They have always had strange powers... Snow and Red (Dragon Shifters’ Hoard, #1) by A.J. Ponder & Eileen Mueller

"This first book in a new urban shifter romance series is a big thrill, full of twists and turns to the story and beautiful main characters who come up against some real dark evil and powerful ones." Lana, Goodreads

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

how to become a successful lawyer in a world rife with sorcery... Advocatus (The Culpa Magum #1) by A.R. Turner

The biggest case of his life: defending humanity in front of Habeus, the God of Justice himself.

Review - One Spring Break (Wimberley University #3) by Sophie Stevens

One spring break brought them together.
An insolent bird…
A hateful sister…
A best friend with secrets…
Will tear them apart.

For the Strange and Surprising: Where the Mongrels Are (Where They Are, #1) by M.F. Adele

18++ "For the Strange and Surprising was an excellent start to the series. I loved the world with its jumbo creatures, interesting elemental powers, hot guys, and the mischievous queen. The story is very interesting, I have no idea where things are going and that just makes me want to have more." Rachel, Goodreads

What do you do when the man of your dreams is real? Phoenix's Touch (Soul Bonded in the Stars #1) by Tai James

18++ "This book is a fantastic start to this series. Featuring humans, Atlanteans, a common enemy an various other aliens, it’s full of danger, action, soulmates, steamy scenes and more. It’s a must read if you love alien romance books. The world building and storyline is incredible with amazing characters to boot." Tasha, Goodreads

And then it was Day II - riddles, secrets, and an historic set of rosary beads... Scattered Legacy (Annalissa #3) by Marlene M Bell

""Marlene M. Bell delivers Scattered Legacy beautifully with a slow-burning plot and clever, dialogue-driven exposition that never spoon-feeds the reader or spoils the experience for them." Goodreads

he refuses to give up her up… Beautiful Nightmare (Dark Dream Duet, #2) by Giana Darling

“I’ve done countless things in my life that I should not have done, but loving you is the best mistake I ever made.”

They’re savage, sinful, and everything a girl is told to avoid... Wicked Savage Wolves by Daniela Romero

"I was completely absorbed into all their stories and didn't want to stop reading!!"
Valerie, Goodreads

Her Christmas past had come back to haunt her... The Mistletoe Contract by Jennifer Chastain

"What is more delightful than a Christmas romance? If you love the warmth of a love story aglow with Christmas charm and sparkling with snowflakes and tinsel, The Mistletoe Contract will not disappoint." Felicia B., Goodreads

Monday, January 17, 2022

Review - The North Wind (The Four Winds #1) by Alexandria Warwick

Only one thing can stop the Shade’s fall: a mortal woman taken captive across the barrier, bound in wedlock to the dark god who reigns over the Deadlands. He is the North Wind, the Frost King, an immortal whose heart is said to be as frigid as the land he rules.

a story of friendship, lust, and life-changing choices - Combustible by Al Riske

 "Combustible is a wonderful story ... The author did a great job of bringing each character to life ... I recommend this book to anyone who is looking for a light read with a satisfying plot and interesting characters."- Kristi Elizabeth, San Francisco Book Review

My life does not lack excitement or danger... Blood and Fire (Alpha and Omega #1) by Kim Mullican

"Great writing and an interesting plot kept me captivated, too. This is an author to watch, and I think she’s going to go places. Give her a try! Highly recommend." Penny, Goodreads

a true love... Hide and Go Beak by Nancy Krulik, Charlie Adler (Illustrator)

"A smart, sprightly chapter book series starter. . . . Short, dialogue-driven paragraphs by Krulik (the Princess Pulverizer series) are peppered with 'eggs-tra' humor and chicken wordplay . . . while Alder’s (Doggo and Pupper) cartoon spot illustrations, rendered in tones of yellow, gray, and black, provide plenty of visual characterization"—Publishers Weekly

He is fighting an impossible battle... Kiki Coto by Edward Avanessy

"It keeps you turning the pages, such an engaging story and very easy to read." Odile, Goodreads

she’s in too deep... The Perils of Paris (Julie Cavallo Investigates #5) by Ana T. Drew

"This was a good story line that draws the reader in from the very beginning and will keep you eagerly reading until the end. It moves along at the perfect pace which creates an intriguing mystery for Julie to solve." Emily P., Goodreads

Find out about the latest twist!Cape May Cozy Mysteries with a Twist by Jane Gorman

"This was such a great cozy mystery. I love the characters and how the author provided enough insight to let you feel connected, but keep you coming back to find out more! This book has a great pace and I could not put it down! There was a great who-dunit that left you wondering how it would turn out until the very end." Nikki, Goodreads

Scandals of Tokyo (Tokyo Whispers #1) by Heather Hallman

In the Foreign Quarter of Tsukiji, Tokyo, Japan, Victorian England is alive and well. Manners and etiquette are as valuable as gossip and deceit. Men are more rakish than ever - so far from home, societal rules seem to be relaxed. But courting young women still requires a deft hand, a smart wit, and a man with something to offer.

Sunday, January 16, 2022

Can one lightning strike change everything? Bleeder (The Threshold Novels #1) by Christi J. Whitney

What happens when lightning strikes?
Seventeen-year-old Selene Windell doesn’t remember. But ghosts of her accident haunt her – fragments of memories, deep-rooted fears, and a freakish electrical curse she can’t shake.

Friday, January 14, 2022

the hand of fate... The Prince of Summer (The Chronicles of Alcinia #5) by Miriam Newman

"The King’s Daughter is a love story, a fairy tale, and an elegy. Be prepared to smile, to be bemused and entertained. But also be prepared to weep when you read it." Erin o., Goodreads (about book #1)

Doctors of Eastport General - Cover Reveal and Giveaway

Everyone loved him. And, of course, he was hotter than the tropics on a blustery afternoon during the peak of summer.
There was only one problem: all that perfection only lasted for one night

a Valentine’s detox... The Holiday Plan by Emma Lynden

“This book is guaranteed to leave you with a warm, fuzzy feeling that will carry you well beyond the holiday and into the next one.” –USA Today Bestselling Author, Jenny Hale

Thursday, January 13, 2022

a fascinating history - A Black Man's Journey to the Sons of the American Revolution by William O. Ritchie Jr.

“Bill Ritchie’s fascinating journey from rural mountains in West Virginia to celebrated track all-American at Howard University, to chief of detectives in the nation’s capital and his many other successful pursuits is an inspiring study of determination, creativity, and perseverance. His book, A Black Man’s Journey to the Sons of the American Revolution, candidly provides a fleet-footed but comprehensive look at a renaissance man still blazing new and interesting paths.” —Rock Newman, sports and music entrepreneur, executive producer, and host of The Rock Newman Show, former Howard University Trustee.

will he be always hers? Semper Fitz (Minne-sorta Falling in Love #1) by Aurora Russell

" This is a really beautiful story about guilt, family, hurt, pain, loss, hope, healing and love and I couldn't put it down as it was so emotional and addictive and I couldn't turn the pages fast enough to see what would happen next between Clara and Colin." Jean, Goodreads

A perfect princess locked in a tower - Triple Threat by K. Webster

"[I] absolutely loved the storyline and every character, save Alex Croft! It was a slow burn to be sure and, while that’s not always something I love, it totally worked here - far better than a faster pace would have. Beyond that, the humor and banter was unexpected and brilliant!" Kursed Reads, Goodreads

In love with the same face that haunts me… Thorn of Secrets (My Darkest Secret, #2) by B. Truly

" The characterisation was amazing. The writing style is awesome. I couldn't stop reading. I didn't sleep till I finished it. But I wished it never ended. And guess what, there's third book coming and I can't wait for it. Also, I am eager to read Dari's story." Shreya M., Goodreads