Category: New Release

Avelynn by Marissa Campbell

Avelynn by Marissa Campbell

December 18, 2015 0 Comments Regina

ATTENTION FANS OF History channel’s VIKINGS: This is the book you have been waiting for.    And now for the funny part. I couldn’t handle The Vikings show and unfortunately, Avelynn just wasn’t the book for me. That being said, I think a ton of people will really enjoy this book. It has a powerful female lead and there are strong feminist currents to the novel, which I loved, but I just couldn’t get into […]

New Release: Beauty and the Boss by Diane Alberts

New Release: Beauty and the Boss by Diane Alberts

November 16, 2015 0 Comments Erin

Title: Beauty and the BossAuthor: Diane AlbertsRelease Date: November 16th, 2015 Add to your Goodreads shelf.Buy Now: Amazon | iTunes | B&N | Kobo Synopsis: Beauty is about to tame her beast… Researcher Maggie Donovan has no luck with men, and it doesn’t help that she can’t keep her eyes off of her sexy boss – the one everyone else in the office calls The Beast. Relationships in the office are forbidden. So no one is […]

Rebel Mechanics: All is Fair in Love and Revolution by Shanna Swendson

Rebel Mechanics: All is Fair in Love and Revolution by Shanna Swendson

November 12, 2015 1 Comment Regina

” What if British Magic kept the American Revolution from ever occurring?” The premise of this book is pretty amazing. My synapses salivate at the thought of how Shanna Swendson conjured this story question. There are two story worlds in this novel. One is out in the open, filled with proper aristocrats and those who wish they were. The other is clandestine, filled with working-class folk who walk on the radical side. I loved how […]

ARC Review: The Last Midwife by Sandra Dallas

ARC Review: The Last Midwife by Sandra Dallas

November 10, 2015 0 Comments Regina

The Last Midwife was the most scandalous Western Mystery I have ever read. I LOVED it. By the late 19th century, women like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton were making a name for themselves in the first Women’s Suffrage movement and Gynecology had just been professionalized. Where women’s care and the delivery of their babies had previously been left up to midwives, the culture was changing as men crowned themselves Gynecologists and cursed […]

Blog Tour: An Inheritance of Ashes by Leah Bobet

Blog Tour: An Inheritance of Ashes by Leah Bobet

September 29, 2015 3 Comments Regina

  (WARNING: To my Southern friends- I may use a couple of Northern slang words in place of ”awesome” or ”super cool”. I don’t know why. Can you spot them?) I’m not really a Fantasy fan but damn, this book was wicked good. An Inheritance of Ashes is one of the BEST BOOKS I’ve read so far this year. I was completely taken by the atmospheric story world and the haunting characters. Hallie, the female […]

The Debt of Tamar by Nicole Dweck

The Debt of Tamar by Nicole Dweck

September 27, 2015 0 Comments Regina

“Through it all, the very same sun and moon and stars never wavered, never once failed to rise and fall and shine their light upon the world. And though mankind itself had run amok, the universe never once collapsed in on itself. Through seismic shifts, wars, famine, and mankind’s great experiment with its own free will, the universe never lost sight of even its most infinitesimal need for balance. “ Some lovely Ottoman textiles.  The […]

Blog Tour+GIVEAWAY: The Last Necromancer (The Ministry of Curiousities #1) by C.J. Archer

Blog Tour+GIVEAWAY: The Last Necromancer (The Ministry of Curiousities #1) by C.J. Archer

August 31, 2015 5 Comments Regina

You can find my reviews of C.J. Archer’s Freak House series HERE and her stand alone novel, Surrender, HERE. Don’t forget to ENTER to WIN at the bottom! Victorian Era London, England ATTENTION POLDARK FANS: You will LOVE the dynamic between the Female and Male protagonists in this novel. I wish I could buy stock in C.J. Archer. Once again, she’s blown me away with the start of another great series, The Ministry of Curiosities. […]

Enchantress of Paris by Marci Jefferson Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

Enchantress of Paris by Marci Jefferson Review + GIVEAWAY!!!

August 18, 2015 2 Comments Regina

Check out my PSYCHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS of Marci Jefferson HERE, and don’t forget to ENTER to WIN a finished copy of the Enchantress of Paris at the end of the review! “Fraught with conspiracy and passion, the Sun King’s opulent court is brought to vivid life in this captivating tale about a woman whose love was more powerful than magic.” COULD ANYONE ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE IN AN HISTORICAL NOVEL?! Some opulent scenery from King Louis […]

Psychological Analysis: Enchantress of Paris Author, Marci Jefferson

Psychological Analysis: Enchantress of Paris Author, Marci Jefferson

August 17, 2015 1 Comment Regina

Marci Jefferson’s passion for history was sparked while living in Yorktown, Virginia, where locals still tell Revolutionary War tales. She now writes about remarkable women in history who dared to defy powerful men. – See more at: http://marcijefferson.com/#sthash.JK0bvgtM.dpuf Marci Jefferson’s debut novel Girl on the Golden Coin caught my eye earlier this year and after reading it, I had some pressing questions about her mental state. I thought on them for a while and considered […]

ARC Review: Lamp Black, Wolf Grey by Paula Brackston

ARC Review: Lamp Black, Wolf Grey by Paula Brackston

August 12, 2015 0 Comments Regina

In the latest from Paula Brackston, a young artist goes to the Welsh mountains in search of love, but is faced with ancient legends and a mysterious man from the past – Merlin himself. You can find my reviews of other Paula Brackston novels HERE. All I have to do is see Paula Brackston’s name on a novel and know that I’m going to love it. Her writing is so rich and engrossing, and as […]

ARC REVIEW: Gonzo Girl by Cheryl Della Pietra

ARC REVIEW: Gonzo Girl by Cheryl Della Pietra

July 31, 2015 1 Comment Regina

I went into this book with some Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas baggage. I was beyond bored and unimpressed with the film when I was in high-school and had to hide my true feelings about it so I could be cool and fit in with my friends. Every time so-and-so made a reference to the film, I just nodded in agreement about how cool it was or whatever. Kind of like in college when […]

ARC REVIEW: This Broken Wondrous World by Jon Skovron

ARC REVIEW: This Broken Wondrous World by Jon Skovron

July 24, 2015 0 Comments Regina

I didn’t realize this was the second book in a series when I got it for review. Otherwise, I would have read Skovron’s Man Made Boy before diving into TBWW.   This book was like reading a graphic novel for me- something completely out of my comfort zone and my predictable preferences. The fact that I ended up enjoying this book (a lot, actually), makes me question how well I know myself. TBWW is rife […]

#ILLUMINAE by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff: NEW TEASER!

#ILLUMINAE by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff: NEW TEASER!

July 21, 2015 0 Comments Regina

  October is around the corner and Random House has given us another Illuminae teaser to share! Illuminae is already available for pre-order at the links below: AMAZON     BARNES&NOBLE     BOOK DEPOSITORY Make sure to check out the awesome Illuminae website after watching the teaser video, and check out the out-of-this-world ships that are featured in the story. And grab the Illuminae COUNT DOWN WIDGET for your blog! <center><iframe id=”illuminae” seamless=”seamless” title=”Illuminae” width=”225″ […]

Once Upon A Crime: A Brothers Grimm Mystery by P.J. Brackston

Once Upon A Crime: A Brothers Grimm Mystery by P.J. Brackston

July 15, 2015 0 Comments Regina

You can find my other reviews of Paula Brackston’s novels HERE. I was sent a copy of Once Upon A Crime from the publisher in exchange for an honest review, so I have not had the pleasure of reading the first book in this series. In fact, I didn’t even know this series existed until the publisher emailed me. I’m going to have to start stalking Paula Brackston so I can stay in the loop […]

The Silver Witch by Paula Brackston Review + Giveaway!!!

The Silver Witch by Paula Brackston Review + Giveaway!!!

May 21, 2015 2 Comments Regina

If you’ve ever had any interest in Welsh or Celtic mythology or ancient Welsh culture, you will be obsessed with this book. The Silver Witch was AWESOME. I was enthralled with how Paula Brackston wraps up her fantasy/supernatural narratives in solid, mesmerizing historical research. You can find some of the historical artifacts she writes about in this novel here. With spellbinding craft,  Ms. Brackston weaves the life of a contemporary widowed woman with the life of […]

Release Day & Review: All the Rage by Courtney Summers

Release Day & Review: All the Rage by Courtney Summers

April 14, 2015 0 Comments Christy

All the Rage is written by a new to me author. The synopsis sounded really interesting so I thought I’d give it a try. For the most part I think the book was okay. It didn’t really blow me away. At times it was slow going. The suspense aspect was good, but I was easily able to figure that it out pretty easily. I found Romy to be quite a strange girl. I can’t really […]

Book Review: Easy With You by Kristen Proby

Book Review: Easy With You by Kristen Proby

March 26, 2015 0 Comments Erin

Erin’s Review Oh my, I think I liked this novella better than the last few books in the With You in Seattle series. Being that is a novella, this story went by so quick, I was sad when it ended. I wish that we would have gotten more time with Lila, Asher and Casey. I really enjoyed getting to know these characters and their backstories. Especially Asher & Casey’s story. They’ve been through a lot and it’s […]

Release Day and Review: Manwhore by Katy Evans

Release Day and Review: Manwhore by Katy Evans

March 24, 2015 2 Comments Christy

I have so many feels for this book. It started off a bit slow to me. There was a lot of push and pull between these two characters. I could understand Rachel’s hesitance in the beginning, but after a while it got old. I found myself sort of growing bored with the story. I wanted them to get down and dirty. Instead though, things sort of stalled. I stuck with it though. It seems Malcolm, […]

Release Day and Review: Pocketful of Sand by M. Leighton

Release Day and Review: Pocketful of Sand by M. Leighton

March 15, 2015 0 Comments Christy

The title says it all…. As I sit here my mind is working overtime trying to come up with the words to express my true feelings about this book. I literally felt so many emotions while I was reading it. I was sucked in from the very first page. This book was unlike anything I’ve read before. Sure there were a few predictable things. But the plot itself was unique, and that’s what I loved […]

Stealing Rose by Monica Murphy

Stealing Rose by Monica Murphy

March 6, 2015 0 Comments Erin

Stealing Rose by Monica MurphySeries: The Fowler Sisters #2Release Date: March 3rd, 2015Add to your Goodreads TBRBuy Now: Amazon | B&N | iTunes| Kobo Perfect for fans of Christina Lauren and Emma Chase—the second novel in New York Times bestselling author Monica Murphy’ s sizzling series about three powerhouse sisters and the men who would have their hearts. People say the youngest child has it easy, but nothing can be further from the truth. Unlike my […]