Friday, 17 November 2017

Right Kiss. Wrong Guy. ♥ Cover Reveal ♥

   
Welcome to the Cover Reveal for
Right Kiss. Wrong Guy. (Offsides #2) by Natalie Decker
presented by Swoon Romance!
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You'd think a girl with the most romantic name in the world would have her pick of boyfriends.
But Valentine's Day sucks when you're single. Just ask Juliet Valentine, whose last name happens to also be the name of the most dreaded made-up holiday ever.
A romantic at heart, this year is especially hard on Juliet. Her sister, Layla, is in a new relationship, her mom's match-making business is doing great, and her school's new fundraiser is "Love-Grams."
Juliet's miserable, a little jealous, and lonely.
Quarterback Jared Black is the most popular guy in school. A star athlete, Jared tops the most-eligible bachelor list year after year. But to Juliet Valentine, he's all but invisible. She isn't impressed.
Jared's never had to work hard to get the attention of a girl before. Valentine's Day is fast approaching, and he's determined to ask Juliet out. After all, if Tyler can win over Layla, Jared ought to have a shot with Layla's sister.
Unlike Tyler and Layla, charm, flattery and good looks won't work on Juliet. So with the V-Day dance coming up, Jared uses the school’s Love-Grams to let Juliet know how he feels. Should be simple enough, right?
Wrong. Each attempt ends up either in the trash or thrown in someone's face. Juliet won't play his game.
Now, without a date to the dance Jared realizes it’s going to take a Hail Mary to win the girl of his dreams.
Right Kiss. Wrong Guy. (Offsides #2) by Natalie Decker Publication Date: January 23, 2018 Publisher: Swoon Romance
Available for Pre-order: Amazon
   
 
Natalie Decker is the Author of Rival Love. She loves oceans, sunsets, sand between her toes, and carefree days. Her imagination is always going, which some find odd. But she believes in seeing the world in a different light at all times. Her first passion for writing started at age twelve when she had to write a poem for English class. However, seventh grade wasn’t her favorite time and books were her source of comfort. She took all college prep classes in High school, and attended the University of Akron. Although she studied Mathematics she never lost her passion for writing or her comfort in books. She’s a mean cook in the kitchen, loves her family and friends and her awesome dog infinity times infinity. If she’s not writing, reading, traveling, hanging out with her family and friends, then she’s off having an adventure. Because Natalie believes in a saying: Your life is your own journey, so make it amazing!
 
 

Return of the Magi: A heartwarming Christmas story


Return of the Magi: A heartwarming Christmas story 

My Review:

Return of the Magi is a Christmas redemption story with good humour.

Return of the Magi was suggested to me via NetGalley. I have to say this is not my usual read, which I think is reflected in my rating (It is a 5-star book). I prefer a little romance with my stories, but this book doesn't need it. With this said, Return of the Magi has a lot to offer. It's the first book I've read by P. J. Tracy, and the dry humour will suit a lot of readers.

Emil has lost his way in life, and even though he is straight out of prison, he looks to be heading back in the same direction. He needs a Christmas miracle if he wants to learn the errors of his way. Oh, boy, does he get one!

Foster is Emil's probation officer and rather cynical. He is in need of some Christmas love, to cheer up
the holidays. Foster doesn't have much faith in Emil. He knows his type. They never learn and it isn't long until he catches him up to his old tricks. He broke the law, and the law won, only with a twist. Emil has two options. He can go back to prison, or take option B. He doesn't know what he has gotten himself into until it's too late. He takes the second option and finds himself with live-in community service at a mental health facility. The patients are quirky, and the building isn't much of an upgrade from prison. He may have thought he was the mastermind of this story, but two elderly ladies are about to show him the ropes.

There are a few side stories to this book, and some good Christmas spirit. It's quirky and funny. For the right audience, you are going to love this book.

*4 stars out of 5. I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review*

Kindle Edition Only 99p!
Published November 15th, 2017 by Penguin

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Whore ♥ Willow Aster ♥ #TeaserThursday


Whore

Whore by Willow Aster is coming on December 26th!

“I need a reason to exist.”
Beautiful, intelligent, independent, strong-willed, wealthy—Lilith Fontenot seems by all appearances, to have it all. But that’s not how the highest paid prostitute in New Orleans sees herself.
A stain on society. A scourge. A waste. Outsider. Prisoner…
Any idyllic dream of the normal life she may have once imagined, Lilith buried long ago. Her only plan now is survival.
But mob boss Nico Santelli and community center owner Soti Christos have not given up on Lilith. Each has his own very specific, very opposing, plans for her, and neither will rest until it becomes a reality.
WHORE is a singularly bracing take on an ancient tale of tireless love, betrayal, and the possibility of redemption.
#RomanticSuspense #TirelessLove #redemption #whore #TeaserThursday
 
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Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Any Way You Slice It


Any Way You Slice It 

My Review: ♥ ♥ 

What a perfect slice of pie or should I say pizza. Any way you slice it reads like a movie and I loved every minute of it.

•Underdog hockey team- check
•Romance-check
•Family with a perfect dynamic- check
•Misunderstood bad boy- check
•Warm and fuzzies- double check. This book ticked all the right boxes for me.

Penelope loves to Ice skate, but her overprotective father forbids her to entertain the idea of playing hockey. He believes it is too dangerous. Penelope's dad has his own sights set on her future and wants her to continue the family legacy. Slice is the best pizza house around and Penelope is already dedicated to helping out. She just needs a break. Something to call her own.

Cue the towns bad boy, Jake with a dare that involves holding a hockey stick and Penelope is hooked. She joins the Rink Rats, a misfit hockey team who haven't won a game in years. They need Pen even if she is a novice. Jake and Penelope used to be best friends until it all went wrong. Now Penelope is doubting everything she thought she knew about him and can't help swooning over his good lucks.

This book had so much to offer and I was hooked on every word. I loved the family relationships and extended family business relationships. The hockey and friendships were good. Pen and Jake were perfect for each other. The story was everything I look for in a good book. 5 stars out of 5.

*I received an ARC via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review* Awesome book!!

 

Paperback, 225 pages
Expected publication: November 15th 2017 by Wicked Whale Publishing

Monday, 13 November 2017

Mad Magic by Nicole Conway ♥ Blog Tour ♥ Giveaway




Mad Magic 


After being orphaned, high school student Josie Barton only has one person she can turn to when things get rough—a mysterious legal guardian who calls himself her Benefactor. “Ben” takes care of everything for her. He pays her bills, provides food, clothes, and even a cell phone. But there is one thing Ben doesn’t know: Josie Barton sees scary imaginary creatures everywhere she goes. Even her apartment is being haunted by an invisible monster! And just when Josie thinks things couldn’t get any worse . . . she meets the guy from across the hall.

Zeph Clemmont is a man of many faces. He’s a changeling with enemies in all the worst places, fighting to undo a magical curse that could end his life. He loves a good argument and has incredible magical power, but he may have met his match in Josie. So far, she’s the only one who seems able to rein in his childish tantrums and magical explosions. Zeph will have to swallow his pride and finally let go of all his dark secrets if he really wants to break his curse. And with Josie at his side, he might actually stand a chance this time.


Mad Magic by Nicole Conway
Publication Date:  November 14, 2017
Publisher:  Month9Books 
£18.06 Hardback
300 pages


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 About The Author:

Nicole is the author of the children’s fantasy series, THE DRAGONRIDER CHRONICLES, about a young boy’s journey into manhood as he trains to become a dragonrider. She has completed the first two books in the series, and is now working on the third and final book.  Other works include MAD MAGIC (Sept 2017), FAULBENDER (tbd), SCALES (tbd), and THE DISTANCE BETWEEN STARS (May 2017).

Originally from a small town in North Alabama, Nicole moves frequently due to her husband’s career as a pilot for the United States Air Force. She received a B.A. in English with a concentration in Classics from Auburn University, and will soon attend graduate school.

She has previously worked as a freelance and graphic artist for promotional companies, but has now embraced writing as a full-time occupation.

Nicole enjoys hiking, camping, shopping, cooking, and spending time with her family and friends. She also loves watching children’s movies and collecting books. She lives at home with her husband, two cats, and dog.


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Book Review:

Nicole Conway was popping up everywhere on my radar, and I just had to read one of her books. Mad Magic is amazing and I am really hoping for a sequel. It's a standalone story, however, leaves the door slightly open for more. I need more!! I'm totally hooked.

Josie Barton doesn't fit into the mundane life. She is literally stumbling through every moment. It doesn't help that someone is giving fate a helping hand and tormenting her. She lives alone and things are definitely going bump in the night.

Josie lost her family when she was young. She has never met her guardian. All she knows is he will provide for her. She had an overly expensive apartment and wants for nothing. She doesn't even know her benefactor's name. She just refers to him as Ben. She spends her time alone. She doesn't have any friends, and even spends holidays by herself. She may have everything money can buy, but it doesn't give her everything she needs. She always seems to be in trouble at school and is on the edge of being transferred.

Zeph is her neighbour. He's older and tattooed. He is smoking hot, and Josie can't help but notice him. She knows his schedule, and even though he doesn't talk to her, she feels his presence.

Zeph is wrapped up in his own problems. He has some tough decisions to make, and he is running out of time. He needs to get his affairs inline before it's too late.

Everything isn't what it seems. Mad magic appears to be a little spooky at first, but as this tale unfolds we find good friendship and everlasting love.

This is a fantasy action novel with magic and mystery. I don't want to give too much away, so I'm going to leave my review here. You need this book. I would recommend it to fans of Cassandra Clare. This book was perfect for me and I wouldn't change a thing. 5 stars out of 5. Loved it.

Mad Magic is aimed at the Young Adult audience.

*I received an ARC of Mad Magic as part of the Chapter by Chapter blog tour. My review is honest and fair*


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