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.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Revenge has no limits. - Hunger Moon (The Huntress/FBI Thrillers #5) by Alexandra Sokoloff

"This is one of those books that felt too damn short, it's the kind of energetic, blood soaked fiction I could keep reading forever. As it was, it became a late night, the perfect time for a book about the creeping evil of It, that dark, whispering force infecting human nature. " - Emma, Goodreads

First comes the rain, then follows the flood - Shifter Chronicles by Melle Amade

Heritage - In the dark shifter world, they prepare for a summer of fun, but find they must battle
Sanctuary - It’s survival of the fittest, but first you have to fit in.
Remnants - Now that she understands the rules, she wants to change them.
Harvest - In the shifter world, one law holds true; you will reap what you sow.
Deluge - First comes the rain, then follows the flood.

will she ever really be free? Losing Cadence by Laura Lovett

"Forget ANY other suspense novel you have read in the past or even recently. RUN to buy, borrow or steal Laura Lovett's LOSING CADENCE! My breath was held, my heart was stopped my mind was blown. There was never a minute when I wasn't on the edge of my seat with dread. I was scared for Cadence from start to end." - Lana, Goodreads

enemies lurk around every corner - Ignited by A.M. Deese


Bold, opinionated, and haplessly self-confident - The Real McCoys (The Real McCoys #1) by Matthew Swanson, Robbi Behr

"This clever, funny, delightful book is just what this crazy world needs. The surprising and inventive interaction between text and illustration shows that two brains are, indeed, better than one--especially when they belong to Matthew Swanson and Robbi Behr." —Andrea Beaty, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Ada Twist Scientist

he challenges me to want more - Black & Blue by Ily Jacks

18++ "I love this story. It's a beautiful and emotional love story. Awesome storyline that pulled me in right from the beginning and kept me glued to my kindle until the very end. I could not put it down." - Esther, Goodreads

we're not going down without a fight - Bound to the Bad Boy Series by Alexis Abbott

18+ I sacrificed everything for her. When I saved her from the mafia, I traded my freedom for hers. I’ve never regretted it. Never looked back. I cut her out of my life to keep her safe. She never even knew what I traded for her.

Sugar? Spice? Everything nice? - Love the Wine You’re With (Vineyard Pleasures #2) by Brooke E. Wayne

This novel is a snarky, passionate, sexy, funny, feel-good CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE-ROMANTIC COMEDY full of twists and turns that will have you laughing out loud from start to finish. Grab a glass of Champagne, kick up your stilettos, and enjoy the journey.

the real threat might be a little closer to home - Enchant (The Enchanted #1) by Micalea Smeltzer

"I love the uniqueness in this story. For now I'd say it's more Fantasy than Paranormal, more New Adult than YA. Smeltzer's writing always amazes me, she reels you in and soon you're in another world. The details from the writing to her cover! It all matches, clicks, and connects." -Yericka, Goodreads

A Family for Christmas (Where Secrets Are Safe #13) by Tara Taylor Quinn

Welcome to a very very special story in my Where Secrets Are Safe series. If you’ve never been to The Lemonade Stand – please, come in. Visitors to the Stand are transitory so you’ll fit right in with the rest of the current batch of residents, who are also new here. If you’ve been here before, buckle your seat belts because you’re in for a double treat... Launch - Note from the Author

Thursday, November 16, 2017

REVIEW A Cold Dark Place & A Cold Dark Promise (Cold Justice #1 & #8.5) by Toni Anderson

A Cold Dark Place (Cold Justice #1)
A Cold Dark Promise (Cold Justice #8.5)
by Toni Anderson

Indulge in the temptation - The Hunted Series by Ivy Smoak


I have to accept it all over again - The Scarred Bullet Series by Serena Kearney

18+ Dazed Bullet
Cursed Frames
Define Us
Tenderly Toxic

he’d better stay far away - Haven by Mary Lindsey

"Gripping and gritty, HAVEN had me glued to the pages from beginning to end! Rain is the best kind of hero -- tough, sexy, sweet, loyal. He charges through this action-packed tale that had me tearing up more than once, and I was perfectly happy to follow!" - Pintip Dunn, New York Times bestselling author of Forget Tomorrow.

PRINCIPAL SAM'S NOT FEELING WELL! Principal Sam Gets Fit by Dr Paul Semendinger

Principal Sam is at it again!
The loveable principal, who often gets confused, ate far too many snacks on Halloween. Principal Sam gained a lot of weight and is not in shape. To fix this, Principal Sam turns to Ms. Tami, the school’s physical education instructor. 

Tres is about to be born... The One Apart: A Novel by Justine Avery

Only one obstacle stands in his way of enjoying a normal life. He remembers—every life he's lived before.
Tres is about to be born... with the biggest burden any has ever had to bear. He is beginning again—as an ageless adult trapped in an infant body.

karmic ties and unconscionable crimes - Silent Meridian (Time Traveler Professor #1) by Elizabeth Crowens

"An intriguing take on the concept of time travel, treated more as fantasy than science fiction, with a goodly peek at intellectual movers and shakers of the late 19th/early 20th century."- Elena, Goodreads

Magic. Loves. Lies. Betrayal - Jess, Rising (Guardians of Salt Creek #1) by D.M. Guay

"D.M. Guay has mixed paranormal, YA angst, and mythology to create a story that is infinitely intriguing and satisfying. Much in the same vein of Divergent, the main character is so much more than meets the eye. And I for one am begging and pleading that this become a series. I really want to know more and more about the world of Salt Creek and its people. " - Kimber, Goodreads

face-to-face with her worst fears The House that Adelia Built by Mya O'Malley

"As the author takes us through each twist and turn, we don't know if we will find light are darkness around the corner. [...]It was wonderful and mysterious, and it was an adventure filled with joy and tragedy. It was an unpredictable ghost story that left me breathless."- Dawn, Goodreads

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Super Stocking Stuffer #Giveaway Hop (INT)

This hop is hosted by The Kids Did It and The Mommy Island


REVIEW André (Uncompromising #3) by Sybil Bartel

18+ Knowing who she was left me no choice.
But running from her past wasn’t an option.
The Marines didn’t train me to retreat. They taught me to engage.
One shot. One kill.

two best friends, plenty of angst, and lots and lots of sex talk - Saving It by Monica Murphy

"This is a cute romance novel with lots of frustration and a perfect ending. It's funny, sweet and addictive. [...] I've read quite a few books by Monica Murphy and I'm a huge fan. Her books tick all the right boxes for me. My favourite being Fair Game. I was so excited to read Saving it and I'm so glad it didn't disappoint. I can't get enough of this author, and I always look forward to what she will come up with next."- Danielle, Goodreads

What are you waiting for? Mountain Wolf Protectors Series by Emilia Hartley

"This was an outstanding series that holds the reader’s interest. There is a final book includes in this set that completes the series. The characters, already familiar from the previous books, were well developed so the reader cared about what happened to each of them and knew their strengths. I found the series very enjoyable, suspenseful, and would definitely recommend it" - Emily, Goodreads

Writing a Writer - Unfinished by Amy Snyder

Good and bad, these characters are part of her and Mirabelle discovers she needs to both fix and finish them before they destroy her life, her sanity, and her marriage.

this time she must die - Framed (Black Swann Investigations, #1) by Wayne Kerr

Toronto’s newest homicide detective, Reggie Swann, seemed to have it all: great career, handsome husband and plans to start a family, until she was framed for murder…

Will this be a very Merry or... A Very Married Christmas (Silver Bell Falls #3) by Samantha Chase

"I was absolutely to read this most wonderful thrilling Christmas tale, A Silver Bells Holiday Novella written by the amazing, romantic and most wonderful tale by Samantha Chase. With this classical beautiful wedding by the two characters. I was so excited to read this most fabulous Christmas classic of all!!" Maree, Goodreads

forsake his love or embroil them all in scandal - The Unseducible Earl by Sheri Humphreys


Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Gratitude Giveaway Hop (INT)

Giveaway Hop hosted by BookHounds

Welcome to the
Gratitude Giveaway HOP!


I am the storm... Wheeler by Sara Butler Zalesky

"This book was an intense roller coaster ride. I was sucked into this read from the very beginning. There were moments I was balling up my fist and biting my nails. And then there were times I was ugly crying. This book is not a romance novel. It does have a romantic story in it but that is not the center piece." -Patty, Goodreads

love is put to the test - After Trilogy by Traci L. Slatton

"An exceptional series that will keep you reading and ignoring your family. So grab Fallen and Cold Light, grab a bottle of wine, head to your favorite reading spot and be ready to spend the next four to eight or so hours falling in love with this series.A MUST have series!" - Annette, Goodreads

courage, humor, and spirit - The Year of Loving by Traci L. Slatton

"The premise is intense; the characters are controversial and tragic. There are moments of heartbreak and grief; acceptance and moving forward; falling in love and letting go of the past. THE YEAR OF LOVING is a revealing, realistic and sensitive story with a passionate heroine whose life is slowly unraveling." - Sandy, Goodreads

miraculous or terrible things - Mad Magic by Nicole Conway

"This is a fantasy action novel with magic and mystery. [...] 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." Danielle, Goodreads

The world is awakening - The Awakening: Part Two (The Lycan War Saga #2) by Michael Timmins

"The characters are lovely, unique creatures, with varied pasts. The author does a great job of getting you engrossed in their lives. I couldn't wait to see what each one was going to do with their "New bodies."

Mr. Timmins has created a fantastic base for his series and I look forward to his next book(s) with great anticipation."- Reviewer

a highly trained half note knows what to do - The Case of the Flying Note by Alice Cotton

"This is a delightful story about music. It is well written and explains everything that is brought to your attention relating to music. I loved following Detective Reed as he had the adventures around Sound City. But I loved the reason why Presto flew away in the first place." - JBronder, Amazon

“Should” being the key word. - Wolves & Roses (Fairy Tales of the Magicorum #1) by Christina Bauer

Seventeen-year-old Bryar Rose has a problem. She’s descended from one of the three magical races—shifters, fairies, or witches. That makes her one of the Magicorum, and Magicorum always follow a fairy tale life template. In Bryar’s case, that template should be Sleeping Beauty.

desperate to survive and change her life - She Do Run Run: A Shot of Romantic Suspense by Amy Swifton

"This book was surprisingly compelling, right from the first page I was enthralled by the fast paced storyline. Jennifer's plight was certainly a page turner but the final outcome seemed to come together a little too easily. " - Liz, Goodreads

A chance meeting… The Earl Who Loved Her (The Honorable Scoundrels #2) by Sophie Barnes

"This is a beautiful love story that highlights the strength of the human heart and how fate can change your life. Eve and Bryce are truly honest and noble characters that you will love. This is more than just a Christmas Season Novella, it is redemption and life-changing for Eve and Bryce. Sophie has written a superb novella and I cannot wait for Josephine's story. I highly recommend this book." - Jaci, Goodreads

Vices and Virtues: An anthology of the Seven Deadly Sins and Seven Dark Virtues

she is a breath of fresh air - Diamond in the Rough by Brenda Jernigan

“As usual her characters are interesting, her plot action-packed, and her love story filled with conflict and emotion. A great read from a talented writer.” - Rendezvous Magazine
“The characters had me hooked from the beginning. This book touched my heart and will definitely be one of my recommends for May.”Cindi Streicher – Waldenbooks

His life was good... Too True To Be Good (Raise A Glass #5) by Mary E. Thompson

His life was good
She faced the truth every day…
But the truth isn’t always good…

Monday, November 13, 2017

"An intense and beautifully written romance" - The November Girl by Lydia Kang

"An intense and beautifully written romance that had me bracing myself until the final page. [...] Swoon! With her deep imagination and lovely prose, Kang weaves a touching story with so much heart and warmth we're able to weather a stormy November." - Brenda, Goodreads

What if... you gambled with the fate of the world? - The Four Worlds Series by Angela J. Ford

"Angela's imagination has brought these characters to life and the worlds they live in." —Amazon review
"This is a awesome fantasy adventure.The epic battle of good versus evil. With more twists and turns than poison ivy vines. " - Jessica, Goodreads

In the tangled web of greed and power - Mystic Princess by Kelli Marie

"[F]ull of action, excitement, mystery, friendship, and love. What more could you ask for? It held my interest entirely with a few twists and turns I wasn't expecting" - Kristen, Goodreads

... into the fire... Phoenix Rising Series by Alexandra Christian

"Just when I think I can finally give up on romance, I find a book like this. [...] This book is so far beyond the current norm for action-adventure and sci-fi romance it's almost ridiculous. [...] There's world-building here that rivals most of the Nebula and Hugo winners I've read lately. [...] Not to be missed." -Lucy about #1, Goodreads

Forgotten Warriors: The Amphibious March Across the Pacific During World War II by D. Ralph Young

Refresh your memory with the what, where, when and why for each of these battles, the listing of the Medal of Honor Awardees for each battle, as well as a listing of casualties. Also included are the contributions made by Coast Guard, Submarine Service, and Seabees as well as the women of the USA

something disturbingly familiar about him - Dangerously Dark (The Dreamcaster Series #3) by C.J. Burright

A master of dreams, a failure at life…
His time is running out…
Love draws them together, destiny will tear them apart

a lovely temptation - Wild Hearts (Wild Hearts #1) by Vivian Wood

"I absolutely loved this book! It was filled with lots of family, humor, southern charm, mystery and suspense. It surprised me how well the mystery/suspense portion was written. I am new to this author and Holy Moses but I’ve definitely got to check out her other work!" - Carvanz, Goodreads

What goes around comes around... Creep: Karma Inc. Case 4 by Gillian Zane

"I read Creep in one sitting. I was hooked from page one and couldn´t put it down. I love the story and the characters. The writing is great and I could feel the characters emotions in the words. This story has it all—tension, angst, suspense and heartbreak. I've smiled, laughed, cried and was angry at some point." - Konny, Goodreads

a mix of heart, humour and hair-raising action - Out of the Shadows (Shadowlands #1) by Ashlee Nicole Bye

"This book was fantastic and promises to be a brilliant series. It is a delightful read full of page-turning action and intriguing characters with a hefty dose of humour. A feisty heroine, hot guys, demons, reapers...Out of the Shadows has it all!" - Cheryl, Goodreads reviewer