Cross Stroke by Elizabeth Hartey

Cross Stroke Elizabeth Hartey Publication date: January 16th 2018 Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance Tracey… One night left my heart shattered and my reputation ruined, and now my only hope is to transfer to another university far from home. Although I’m a champion figure skater and am used to succeeding, I can’t dump the burden […]

Night Shift by Carey Decevito

Title: Night Shift (Night Shade 2) Author: Carey Decevito Genre: Contemporary Erotic Romance/ Romantic Suspense Release Date: January 9, 2018 Cover Designer: Clarise Tan of CT Cover Creations Hosted by: Buoni Amici Press, LLC. A serial killer… A past that haunts no matter how much the distance… Which one will strike first? Eighteen deaths over […]

Covet by Micalea Smeltzer

Covet Micalea Smeltzer (Enchanted #2) Publication date: TBA Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult On the run from the Iniquitous, Mara feels lost and helpless. Without Theo by her side she’s left bare and vulnerable, but she’s a fighter and, with blood boiling in her veins, she vows to avenge him. The Iniquitous have already taken so […]

What Are You Reading Wednesday #62: Bitter Past

What Are You Reading Wednesdays #WAYRW is a weekly feature on It’s A Reading Thing. It’s fairly straight forward. Just answer a few simple questions about the book you are currently reading and the post it. If you use the image above, please make sure you link it back to It’s A Reading Thing. How […]

#Starstruck by Sariah Wilson

Title: #Starstruck (#Lovestruck, #1) Author: Sariah Wilson Genre: Contemporary Romance/ Romantic comedy Release Date: January 16, 2018 Cover Designer: Micheal Rehder Hosted by: Buoni Amici Press, LLC. With one uncharacteristically sassy tweet to her longtime celebrity crush, Zoe Miller’s life turns upside down. Ultrahot A-lister Chase Covington doesn’t just respond to Zoe’s tweet, he does […]

Right Side by Leigh Taylor

Right Side Leigh Taylor (Worth The Wait, #2) Publication date: January 12th 2018 Genres: Adult, Romance Beatrice Remington has one great love in life. Fashion. When Bea followed her twin brother, Henry, and his ranching dream to Oaks, Texas after graduating from fashion school; running the local boot shop seemed like a dream come true. […]

Indiscretions of a God by Sunniva Dee

Isn’t it fucking insane that I can’t get her out of my head? Title: Indiscretions of a God Series: Porn Star Boyfriends #3 Author: Sunniva Dee Release Date: January 16, 2018 I’m not a saint. That’s not why I left the mafia. I left because I’m god, because I need no one, and fail at […]

Inimical by Genevieve Iseult Eldredge

Inimical Genevieve Iseult Eldredge (Circuit Fae, #3) Published by: Monster House Books Publication date: September 18th 2018 Genres: Urban Fantasy, Young Adult Being a fairy princess isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, especially when you have to choose between saving your people…And killing your girlfriend. Oh, and let’s not forget having to pass summer […]

Quest for a Popstar by Katie Hamstead

Quest for a Popstar Katie Hamstead (Reality Romance, #1) Published by: Limitless Publishing Publication date: January 16th 2018 Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance I haven’t done much performing, not since high school. Yet here I am, backstage, waiting for my turn to audition. I’m excited, I’m nervous, and after witnessing the talent of the Murphy […]

Review: Dead Eye by Alyssa Day

For Jack Shepherd, tiger shape-shifter and former soldier, life is heading for a dead end. Dead End, Florida, to be exact. When he learns that he inherited a combination pawn shop/private investigation agency from his favorite uncle, Jack’s first job is to solve his uncle’s murder. Because sometimes it takes a tiger’s eye to see […]

Total Exposure by J.A. Huss

Total Exposure J.A. Huss (Jordan’s Game #1) Publication date: January 16th 2018 Genres: Adult, Romance, Suspense Not everyone needs a master. Not everyone needs to really live, either. Some people are content to be a participant in the game of life. Others want to play for real. If you want to play for real, come […]

The Shadow Weave by Annette Marie

The Shadow Weave Annette Marie (Spell Weaver #2) Publication date: January 12th 2018 Genres: Adult, Urban Fantasy Clio might be a nymph living in exile among humans. And she might possess the rare ability to mimic any magic she sees. And she might have just seriously ticked off the most powerful family of spell weavers […]

Polarity of Us by K.B. Ladnier

Polarity of Us K.B. Ladnier (A Northern Lights Novel) Publication date: December 29th 2017 Genres: New Adult, Paranormal, Romance My name is Daisy Lennox. Life has been on the fast track to hell for me lately. Between my fiancé cheating on me just weeks before walking down the aisle, and my career as an author […]

Sunday Post #67 – Snow Days, Snow Days, Snow Days

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted at Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news, post a recap for the week before, showcase books and things we have received, etc. It’s been another week full of snow days.  I know what you are all thinking, “Don’t you enjoy having days off?”  The […]

Dangerous Mate by Cecilia Lane

Dangerous Mate Cecilia Lane (Shifters of Bear’s Den, #2) Publication date: January 10th 2018 Genres: Adult, Paranormal, Romance A Bear spoiling for a brawl. Cole Strathorn fights fires. That’s all he’s ever wanted to do. He thrives on danger and protecting his clan. No one would mistake the six-foot-four, gruff bear shifter for a freaking […]

Worth the Risk by J.B. Heller

Worth the Risk J.B. Heller Publication date: January 4th 2018 Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance It was meant to be a one-time thing. One night they could let go of the restrictive chains their everyday lives bound them in. When a new client file turns out to belong to the woman Abe slept with three months […]

Review: Survival of the Fritters by Ginger Bolton

Emily Westhill runs the best donut shop in Fallingbrook, Wisconsin, alongside her retired police chief father-in-law and her tabby Deputy Donut. But after murder claims a favorite customer, Emily can’t rely on a sidekick to solve the crime—or stay alive. If Emily has learned anything from her past as a 911 operator, it’s to stay […]

Her Debt by Rebel Rose

Her Debt Rebel Rose (Lock and Key, #1) Publication date: March 6th 2018 Genres: Erotica, Romance My entire world changed the second that I saw her in my casino. She’s a professional gambler. And a cheat. A damn good one… but not good enough. And now she owes a debt to me. A debt that […]

Hunted Mate by Cecilia Lane

Hunted Mate Cecilia Lane (Shifters of Bear’s Den, #3) Publication date: March 7th 2018 Genres: Adult, Paranormal, Romance A wounded fox shifter hiding from her past. No one could call fox shifter Becca Holden fragile. She’s been to hell and back and got the t-shirt, thank you very much. Years ago, she found herself pregnant […]

Widow of Papina by Katie Hamstead

Widow of Papina Katie Hamstead Published by: Soul Mate Publishing Publication date: December 13th 2017 Genres: Mystery, New Adult, Romance Forrest and Braydon Miller moved to the small town of Papina to follow their dreams and start a family. Braydon loves her new life in the quiet town, kept alive by the prestigious boarding school […]

One Night by A.M. Salinger

One Night A.M. Salinger (Night Series, #1) Publication date: January 12th 2018 Genres: Adult, Contemporary, LGBTQ+, Romance One night was all I asked for. For him to show me how good it can be. — Gabe One night was all I promised. To give him the best time of his life. — Cam Gabe Anderson […]

Visionary X Starlight by Yumoyori Wilson

Visionary X Starlight Yumoyori Wilson (Earthala Series, #1) Publication date: January 12th 2018 Genres: Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance Badass Princess meets Rookie Criminal Investigator… Two different worlds – one unique connection – a whole lot of madness. After being held prisoner most of her life, Makoto Heart is now free and currently staying in Realm […]

Night Shift by Carey Decevito

Night Shift Carey Decevito (Nightshade, #2) Publication date: January 9th 2018 Genres: Adult, Romance, Suspense A serial killer… A past that haunts no matter how much the distance… Which one will strike first? Eighteen deaths over eight years has left Shane Peters itching to find his mark. The death that started it all ensured his […]

Magic Runes by Devyn Jayse

Magic Runes Devyn Jayse (Magic Runes #1) Publication date: November 28th 2017 Genres: Adult, Urban Fantasy Meet Carmen Rebello – Rune Witch, owner of the best magic store in Barcelona, and black sheep of her family. When Carmen successfully removes a spell from a bewitched human, she never thought she would get ensnared in an […]

The Billionaire’s Betrayal by Mika Lane

The Billionaire’s Betrayal Mika Lane (Billionaire, #2) Publication date: January 16th 2018 Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance I own the hottest boutique hotel in Manhattan. Only the rich and famous stay here. They’re the only ones who can afford it. And they’re the only ones we allow. I’m busy, I’m successful, I’m rich, and I can […]

What Are You Reading Wednesday #61: Survival of the Fritters

What Are You Reading Wednesdays #WAYRW is a weekly feature on It’s A Reading Thing. It’s fairly straight forward. Just answer a few simple questions about the book you are currently reading and the post it. If you use the image above, please make sure you link it back to It’s A Reading Thing. How […]

Night Shift by Carey Decevito

Title: Night Shift (Night Shade 2) Author: Carey Decevito Genre: Contemporary Erotic Romance/ Romantic Suspense Release Date: January 9, 2018 Cover Designer: Clarise Tan of CT Cover Creations Hosted by: Buoni Amici Press, LLC. A serial killer… A past that haunts no matter how much the distance… Which one will strike first? Eighteen deaths over […]

Review: Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake by Sarah Graves

Life just got a little sweeter in the island fishing village of Eastport, Maine. Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree and her best friend Ellie are opening a waterfront bake shop, The Chocolate Moose, where their tasty treats pair perfectly with the salty ocean breeze. But while Jake has moved on from fixing up houses, she still can’t […]

Sunday Post #66 – Icy Chill

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted at Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news, post a recap for the week before, showcase books and things we have received, etc. I’m finally getting over this darn sinus infection.  It’s only take six weeks, but for the most part I’m feeling better and […]

Review: For Whom the Bread Rolls by Sarah Fox

Tourist season’s in full swing in the small seaside town of Wildwood Cove, and Marley McKinney couldn’t be happier. Since taking over the Flip Side restaurant, she’s made a few close friends, adopted a cat named Flapjack, and started dating her childhood crush. The only cloud on the horizon is local nuisance Ida Winkler, who […]

To Be Read Thursdays #43: Cozy Mysteries

To Be Read Thursdays are a meme hosted by yours truly. This is a way to feature the books you’ve added to your TBR list over the past week or a newly added book that you are excited about reading in the near future. Anyone is welcome to participate in this meme. Please just link […]

Review: The Walking Dead Vol. 28: A Certain Doom by Robert Kirkman

In the aftermath of The Whisperer War–ALL IS LOST as Rick and all of Alexandria fight for survival against the largest horde of walkers they’ve ever faced. Where we last left Rick and the gang, Rick was informing the survivors that the Whisperers had a herd of thousands of walkers.  Unfortunately, the mega herd is […]

What Are You Reading Wednesday #60: For Whom the Bread Rolls

What Are You Reading Wednesdays #WAYRW is a weekly feature on It’s A Reading Thing. It’s fairly straight forward. Just answer a few simple questions about the book you are currently reading and the post it. If you use the image above, please make sure you link it back to It’s A Reading Thing. How […]

Blogging Resolutions for 2018

Last year wasn’t the best blogging or reviewing year for me.  Thanks to my busy school/work schedules, I basically dropped everything on my blog for most of the year.  As I’ve come back, I’ve realized that things have changed around our blogiverse.  Several of the weekly blogging memes I participated in have disappeared.  I have […]

Review: The Walking Dead Vol. 27: The Whisper War by Robert Kirkman

The time has come. The forces are aligning. The war has begun! Has Rick brought about the demise of everything he’s built? Or will he triumph once again? Know this… there will be a cost. I’m ashamed to admit that I’ve had this volume since the day it came out and I never made time […]

Review: Dying on the Vine by Marla Cooper

Spirited wedding planner Kelsey McKenna juggles a sabotaged wedding and a cold-blooded killer in beautiful California wine country in this hilarious follow-up to Terror in Taffeta. Wedding planner Kelsey McKenna just signed on to a dream gig. She’s going to be the “day-of” coordinator at the beautiful Higgens Estate in California wine country. There’s only […]

Review: Murder on the Sugarland Express by Angie Fox

Verity Long is overdue for a little R&R (rest and romance) with her boyfriend Ellis, and a vintage train trip through the Tennessee mountains seems like just the ticket. The Sugarland Express carries history and nostalgia in every compartment, and Verity is determined to enjoy it—without ghostly interference. But the ghosts have other plans… On […]

Review: Sweet Tea and Spirits by Angie Fox

Southern girl Verity Long is about as high society as her pet skunk. Which is why she’s surprised as anyone when the new head of the Sugarland social set invites her to join the “it” girls. But this is no social call. Verity’s new client needs her to go in undercover and investigate strange happenings […]

Review: Dog Gone Ghost by Angie Fox

Who let the dogs…and cats…out? Verity Long’s new ghost hunting career has gone to the dogs, literally. A spirit is releasing animals from their cages at the Sugarland Animal Rescue Center. It’s an unusual haunting that gets even more bizarre when she uncovers a new clue in a case of a missing child. Verity vows […]

Sunday Post #65 – New Year, New Adventures

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted at Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news, post a recap for the week before, showcase books and things we have received, etc.   We had a nice quiet Christmas.  I woke my son up a little after midnight to open presents.  I know that […]

Review: The Haunted Heist by Angie Fox

Just because she can see the dead doesn’t mean Verity Long wants to spend her days hunting ghosts. Instead, she’s over the moon to land a marketing job at the local bank… until she finds her new boss dead in the vault. Even her ghost friend, Frankie, knows that’s no way to start a career. […]

Stacking the Shelves #4: New Reads

It’s been a good week off from school and work.  My son was fortunate enough to procure a ton of new reads for Christmas.  Some from me, some from others.  One thing he did receive was a gift card to Books-A-Million.  I actually found myself eager as we went to the store yesterday.  Walking through […]

Review: A Decade of Hope by Dennis Smith

On the tenth anniversary of 9/11, a portrait of tragedy, survival, and healing from the author of The New York Times bestseller Report from Ground Zero. This year marks the tenth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, an occasion that is sure to be observed around the world. But […]

Review: Ghost of a Chance by Angie Fox

‘Tis the season…for ghosts. Verity Long has come to terms with the fact that she can see spirits, and talk to them, and…she’s actually making cookies for one of them. But she’s drawing the line at any more ghost hunting or mystery solving. Until a dear friend needs help locating a missing antique at the […]

Review: The Skeleton in the Closet by Angie Fox

A haunted library is no place for a girl who can see ghosts, but when Verity Long stumbles on a dead body in the middle of the main reading room, she has to believe someone…even a dead someone…must have witnessed the crime. Her ghostly sidekick Frankie warns her to stay out of it. The very […]

Adventure

Review: The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 by Lauren Tarshis

Review: The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 by Lauren Tarshis

The most terrifying events in history are brought vividly to life in this new fictional series! In book 1, ten-year-old George is trapped on the Titanic — how will he survive? Ten-year-old George Calder can’t believe his luck — he and his little sister, Phoebe, are on the famous Titanic, crossing the ocean with their […]

Art

Review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Panel to Panel

Review: Buffy the Vampire Slayer Panel to Panel

Joss Whedon’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer continued but only in comics beginning with the spectacular Season 8. Under the tutelage of Whedon, this ground-breaking series further developed the fan-favorite television characters and established new ones. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Panel to Panel– Seasons 8 and 9 is a deluxe oversize book collecting the covers, pinup art, […]

Blog Tour

Dying for Space by S.J. Higbee

Dying for Space by S.J. Higbee

This is my stop during the blog tour for Dying for Space by S.J. Higbee. This blog tour is organized by Lola’s Blog Tours. The blog tour runs from 14 till 31 December. See the tour schedule here. Dying for Space (The Sunblinded Trilogy #2) By S.J. Higbee Genre: Science Fiction Age category: New Adult […]

Book Blitz

#Starstruck By Sariah Wilson

#Starstruck By Sariah Wilson

Title: #Starstruck (#Lovestruck, #1) Author: Sariah Wilson Genre: Contemporary Romance/ Romantic comedy Release Date: January 16, 2018 Cover Designer: Micheal Rehder Hosted by: Buoni Amici Press, LLC. With one uncharacteristically sassy tweet to her longtime celebrity crush, Zoe Miller’s life turns upside down. Ultrahot A-lister Chase Covington doesn’t just respond to Zoe’s tweet, he does […]

Character Interview

The Resistance: Leprechaun by Kristyn Stone

The Resistance: Leprechaun by Kristyn Stone

Title: The Resistance: Leprechaun Author: Kristyn Stone Genre: Young Adult When most teenagers turn sixteen they receive a car or a watch from their family but one Florida teen learns a family secret. Garritt wakes on his sixteenth birthday to find himself as a leprechaun. Garritt must go live with family in Ireland to learn […]

Chick Lit

Review: Deader Homes and Gardens by Angie Fox

Review: Deader Homes and Gardens by Angie Fox

Southern belle Verity Long is back in business—as a ghost hunter. Now all she has to do is visit the town’s creepiest mansion and exorcise a family of vengeful spirits. Piece of cake. After all, ghosts love her and need her… that is until she meets the ghosts of Rock Fall mansion. They’ll do anything […]

Children's

Review: Jessi and the Superbrat by Ann M. Martin

Review: Jessi and the Superbrat by Ann M. Martin

Stoneybrook has gone star-crazy! Derek Masters, an eight-year-old regular on a hit TV sitcom, has moved to town. Everyone’s wondering what a real live TV star will be like—will he drive to school in a limo? Jessi can’t believe it, but even stars need baby-sitters, and she’s the lucky club member to watch Derek Masters. […]

Christmas

Review: Killer Christmas by Harper Lin

Review: Killer Christmas by Harper Lin

After breaking up with hunky movie star Nick Doyle, Grammy Award-winning singer Emma Wild returns to her hometown for Christmas to get away from it all. In Hartfield, a small town in Ontario, Canada, she gets caught up in a murder case after a fan’s drink is poisoned at the Chocoholic Cafe, owned by Emma’s […]

Comics

Review: The Walking Dead Vol. 26: Call to Arms by Robert Kirkman

After being betrayed by members of his own community, Rick Grimes charts a new course and marshals his forces against the Whisperers. I find myself struggling with this current storyline. I know that it’s lasting about as long as every other major plot line in this series, but this war with the Whisperers just seems […]

Cover Reveal

Blackwater Savior: Mia and Spooky by Inger Iversen

Blackwater Savior: Mia and Spooky by Inger Iversen

Blackwater Savior: Mia and Spooky by Inger Iversen Publication date: December 28th 2017 Genres: Adult, Romance, Suspense Want to read exclusive content, hear audiobooks available exclusively only to members, join members only giveaways, and more? Join the Insiders Club and become a member. It is free, sign up is fast, and comes with a free book […]

Cozy Mystery

Review: Deja Moo by Kirsten Weiss

Review: Deja Moo by Kirsten Weiss

A holiday tradition turns deadly, but is the paranormal museum to blame? Maddie Kosloski is no fan of San Benedetto’s Christmas Cow, a thirty-foot straw bovine that graces the town square every December. For one thing, the cow displaces her paranormal museum as the number one tourist attraction. Plus, every year, despite around-the-clock surveillance, the […]

Crime

Review: The Crêpes of Wrath by Sarah Fox

Review: The Crêpes of Wrath by Sarah Fox

In the debut of a delightful cozy mystery series, Sarah Fox introduces a charming new heroine who finds herself in a sticky situation: stacking pancakes, pouring coffee, and investigating murder. When Marley McKinney’s aging cousin, Jimmy, is hospitalized with pneumonia, she agrees to help run his pancake house while he recovers. With its rustic interior […]

Dark Fantasy

Review: Daughter of Shadows by Wil Radcliffe

Review: Daughter of Shadows by Wil Radcliffe

Beyond the maddening edges of creation lurk nameless horrors greater than the Whisper King himself. To find his kidnapped daughter and save his hometown David Kinder must face these horrors, even as he tries to untangle a conspiracy that threatens to destroy the Whisper King’s empire in the Shadow Mountains. Along the way he reconnects […]

Dystopian

Review: The Last Town by Blake Crouch

Review: The Last Town by Blake Crouch

Welcome to Wayward Pines, the last town. Secret Service agent Ethan Burke arrived in Wayward Pines, Idaho, three weeks ago. In this town, people are told who to marry, where to live, where to work. Their children are taught that David Pilcher, the town’s creator, is god. No one is allowed to leave; even asking […]

Erotica

Review: Deeper by Jaine Diamond

Review: Deeper by Jaine Diamond

This time… Catch wants it all. For months, Sergeant “Catch” Durant has scraped out an existence without her. Cadet Lana Marsden. The girl of his kink-fueled dreams. Sweet. Submissive. And utterly in control. The girl who used the safeword and walked away. For months, Lana’s tried to carry on with her duty—her mission into the […]

Excerpt

The Truth of Letting Go by Amy Sparling

The Truth of Letting Go by Amy Sparling

  The Truth of Letting Go by Amy Sparling Genre: YA Contemporary Romance Release Date: December 2017 Summary from Goodreads: The summer before senior year, Lilah Monroe’s parents take a nine-day trip, leaving her as the guardian of her bipolar cousin, Cece. When Cece’s parents died tragically five years ago, she and her brother moved in […]

Family Saga

Review: Saturdays at Sweeney’s by Ashley Farley

Review: Saturdays at Sweeney’s by Ashley Farley

Members of the Sweeney family, young and old, chart their courses for the future in this final installment of the bestselling Sweeney Sisters Series. When the seafood business Lovie Sweeney established sixty years ago is destroyed by fire, she finds herself at the center of an arson investigation. What really happened that night? Is Lovie […]

Fantasy

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling

The Eighth Story. Nineteen Years Later. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play […]

Featured Author

Jade Whitfield Author Spotlight

Jade Whitfield Author Spotlight

As a passionate reader and writer, Jade Whitfield loves nothing more than a good cup of coffee and a sweet romance. A fan of ‘Happily Ever After’, she believes that everyone should find their own forever love and is committed to telling stories to inspire that. Beautiful and sassy Liv Preston constantly has guys falling […]

Giveaway

Better Dead by Pamela Kopfler

Better Dead by Pamela Kopfler

Better Dead by Pamela Kopfler (A B&B Spirits Mystery #1) Published by: Kensington Publication date: December 26th 2017 Genres: Adult, Mystery As the owner of a charming Louisiana bed and breakfast, Holly Davis believes in Southern hospitality—but she draws the line at welcoming the ghost of her cheating husband . . . Burl Davis checked out of […]

Gothic Fiction

Review: The Queen of the Damned by Anne Rice

Review: The Queen of the Damned by Anne Rice

In 1976, a uniquely seductive world of vampires was unveiled in the now-classic Interview with the Vampire . . . in 1985, a wild and voluptous voice spoke to us, telling the story of The Vampire Lestat.  In The Queen of the Damned, Anne Rice continues her extraordinary “Vampire Chronicles” in a feat of mesmeric storytelling, […]

Guest Post

Amanda Lester Series by Paula Berinstein

Amanda Lester Series by Paula Berinstein

This is my stop during the book blitz for the Amanda Lester Series by Paula Berinstein. This book blitz is organized by Lola’s Blog Tours. The book blitz runs from 30 January till 5 February. You can see the tour schedule here Amanda Lester’s wacky technology: fantasy or science fiction? I will admit that much […]

Historical Fiction

Review: The Night Mark by Tiffany Reisz

Review: The Night Mark by Tiffany Reisz

She has nothing to live for in the present, but finds there’s something worth dying for in the past. From Tiffany Reisz, the international bestselling storyteller behind The Bourbon Thief and The Original Sinners series, comes an enthralling new novel about a woman swept away by the tides who awakens to find herself in 1921, […]

Horror

Review: Teen Hyde by Chandler Baker

Review: Teen Hyde by Chandler Baker

High school meets classic horror in this YA contemporary twist on Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Head Cheerleader Cassidy Hyde’s life should have been perfect. But it really, really wasn’t, and she’s about ready to give up and disappear. Until, the first time she takes Sunshine. This new […]

Humor

Review: Wedding Bell Blues by Ruth Moose

Review: Wedding Bell Blues by Ruth Moose

B&B owner Beth McKenzie must deal with a mad bride, a bean festival and a missing white rabbit in this charming Southern cozy from an award-winning author Beth McKenzie, owner of the Dixie Dew Bed and Breakfast, is enjoying an exciting affair with her new love, Scott. Meanwhile, the town of Littleboro, North Carolina is […]

Memoir

Review: Working Stiff by Judy Melinek, M.D.

Review: Working Stiff by Judy Melinek, M.D.

The fearless memoir of a young forensic pathologist’s rookie season as a NYC medical examiner, and the cases, hair-raising and heartbreaking and impossibly complex, that shaped her as both a physician and a mother. Just two months before the September 11 terrorist attacks, Dr. Judy Melinek began her training as a New York City forensic […]

Movies

Review: Minions

Review: Minions

Evolving from single-celled yellow organisms at the dawn of time, Minions live to serve, but find themselves working for a continual series of unsuccessful masters, from T. Rex to Napoleon. Without a master to grovel for, the Minions fall into a deep depression. But one minion, Kevin, has a plan; accompanied by his pals Stuart […]

Mystery

Review: Murder Wears White by Stephanie Blackmoore

Review: Murder Wears White by Stephanie Blackmoore

Mallory Shepard s wedding planning business is off to a shaky start when a member of the bridal family drops dead at a food tasting . . .” Mallory hopes to unveil her new B&B just in time for her first ceremony as a wedding planner. The renovations to Thistle Park the mansion she inherited […]

Paranormal

Review: Night Shift by Charlaine Harris

Review: Night Shift by Charlaine Harris

At Midnight’s local pawnshop, weapons are flying off the shelves—only to be used in sudden and dramatic suicides right at the main crossroads in town. Who better to figure out why blood is being spilled than the vampire Lemuel, who, while translating mysterious texts, discovers what makes Midnight the town it is. There’s a reason […]

Post-Apocalyptic

Review: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Review: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky survive. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one. Now, it’s the dawn of the 5th wave, and on a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie runs from Them. The beings who […]

Q&A

Trials and Tribulations

Trials and Tribulations

This is my stop during the book blitz for Trials and Tribulations, these are two anthologies set in Faith Hunter’s Rogue Mage universe. This book blitz is organized by Lola’s Blog Tours. The book blitz runs from 20 February till 5 March. You can view the tour schedule here. Trials (Rogue Mage Anthology #1) By […]

Reviews

Review: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Review: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

You can’t stop the future. You can’t rewind the past. The only way to learn the secret . . . is to press play. Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker–his classmate […]

Romance

Review: The McCullagh Inn in Maine by Jen McLaughlin

Review: The McCullagh Inn in Maine by Jen McLaughlin

Her second chance at love. . . Chelsea McCullagh escapes to Maine with a gun and fresh bruises. She’s ready to begin anew-until she runs into her old flame, Jeremy Holland. As he helps to fix her inn, her heart heals and they rediscover what they once loved about each other. But as the two […]

Science Fiction

Review: Parasite by Mira Grant

Review: Parasite by Mira Grant

A decade in the future, humanity thrives in the absence of sickness and disease. We owe our good health to a humble parasite – a genetically engineered tapeworm developed by the pioneering SymboGen Corporation. When implanted, the tapeworm protects us from illness, boosts our immune system – even secretes designer drugs. It’s been successful beyond […]

Short Stories

Review: American Housewife Stories by Helen Ellis

Review: American Housewife Stories by Helen Ellis

A sharp, funny, delightfully unhinged collection of stories set in the dark world of domesticity, American Housewife features murderous ladies who lunch, celebrity treasure hunters, and the best bra fitter south of the Mason Dixon line. Meet the women of American Housewife: they wear lipstick, pearls, and sunscreen, even when it’s cloudy. They casserole. They […]

Teen

Review: The Third Evil by R.L. Stine

Review: The Third Evil by R.L. Stine

It’s back! Did the evil spirit really leave Kimmy’s body? The cheerleaders of Shadyside High can still feel its dark presence, and Corky knows that it is out there, somewhere close. And getting closer. Corky is tormented night after night by dreams of her dead sister, Bobbi. What terrifying message is Bobbi trying to tell […]

Thriller

Review: Nowhere Girl by Susan Strecker

Review: Nowhere Girl by Susan Strecker

“The day Savannah was killed she was fifteen minutes late to meet me.” So begins bookseller favorite Susan Strecker’s second novel of twin sisters and the murder that left one twin behind. Savannah was the popular bad girl skipping school and moving quickly from one boyfriend to the next, so when she didn’t meet Cady […]

Trailers

A Wild and Unremarkable Thing by Jen Castleberry

A Wild and Unremarkable Thing by Jen Castleberry

A Wild and Unremarkable Thing by Jen Castleberry Genre: YA Fantasy Release Date: January 2018 Parliament House Press Summary: Cayda has spent her life training to slay a Fire Scale.  Now the time has come to leave her dragon-ravaged village behind, march into the Summer Alps, and reap the rewards of a Champion.  But the […]

Women's Fiction

Review: Keep Me Posted by Lisa Beazley

Review: Keep Me Posted by Lisa Beazley

Two sisters share the surprising highs and cringe-worthy lows of social media fame, when their most private thoughts become incredibly public in this fresh and funny debut novel. Sisters Cassie and Sid Sunday have not done a bang-up job of keeping in touch. In their defense, it hasn’t been easy: life veered in sharply different […]

Young Adult

Review: Wicked Lover by Sarah Wathen

Review: Wicked Lover by Sarah Wathen

Have you ever wondered about that girl at the edge of the crowd? The one who has dark, bushy hair that hides her eyes while she’s reading, but tight shirts that don’t even try to hide the size of her breasts? You’ve heard the rumors, you know the rude nicknames, and you wonder what she […]