Here are my recommended reads for fall: 10. Oblivion (Nevermore #3) by Kelly Creagh 9. Dodging Temptation (Retreat #1) by Avery Flynn 8. Death on Ibiza by Katja Piel 7. A Window Opens by Elisabeth Egan 6. Surviving Ice (Burying Water #4) by K.A. Tucker 5. International Love Affair (The Venture Capitalists #1) by LiSoya Gilltin 4. The Allure of Dean Harper (The Allure #2) … Continue reading Ten Books to Read this Fall
Release date: August 18th 2015 Publisher: Atria Purchase: Amazon | B&N Synopsis via Goodreads: From the USA TODAY bestselling author of Sweet Thing and Nowhere But Here comes a love story about a Craigslist “missed connection” post that gives two people a second chance at love fifteen years after they were separated in New York City. To the Green-eyed Lovebird: We met fifteen years ago, … Continue reading Book Review: “Before We Were Strangers” by Renée Carlino
Release date: February 6th 2015 Publisher: Empire Books Purchase: Amazon | B&N Synopsis via Goodreads: You know that feeling in the pit of your stomach that stays with you, then tears you apart slowly at first, and all at once shreds every fiber of your being? It’s because you’re contradicting the universe. Everything lines up so perfectly that you couldn’t have imagined it to work … Continue reading Book Review: “Volition” by Lily Paradis
Here are my highly recommended reads for this month. You can click on the book covers for more info as well as links to purchase them. 10. “Marrow” by Tarryn Fisher New Adult Suspense Atria/Simon & Schuster 09. “One Night” by Eric Jerome Dickey Adult Romance Dutton Books 08. “The Truth About Us” by Janet Gurtler Young Adult Realistic Fiction Sourcebooks Fire 07. “Chasing Bristol” … Continue reading Ten Books to Read in April
Release date: March 31st 2015 Publisher: Atria Books Purchase: Amazon Synopsis via Goodreads: Joshua Miles has spent his early twenties spinning his wheels. Working dead-end jobs and living at home has left him exhausted and uninspired, with little energy to pursue his passion for graphic art. Until he meets Gemma Henare, a vivacious out-of-towner from New Zealand. What begins as a one-night stand soon becomes … Continue reading Book Review: “Where Sea Meets Sky” by Karina Halle
Release date: July 8th 2014Publisher: FluxPurchase: Amazon Synopsis via Goodreads: To Forrest Shephard, getting away to the family’s beach house with her parents and her brother, Brian, is the best part of every summer. Until this year, when her mother invites Brian’s obnoxious girlfriend, Olivia, to join them. Suddenly, Forrest’s relaxing vacation becomes a mission to verify the reality of Olivia’s rumored eating disorder. But the truth behind Olivia’s … Continue reading Book Review: Thirty Sunsets by Christine Hurley Deriso
Release date: December 10th 2013 Self-Published Rating: 5/5 Synopsis via Goodreads: High school senior Liv Evans has one rule: No attachments. She’s lost enough in her life and has vowed to do whatever it takes to make sure she never again feels the emptiness of losing someone she loves. Boys are a fun distraction, but a serious relationship is something she’d rather live without. Her determination for … Continue reading Book Review: The Fine Line by Alicia Kobishop
Welcome to EY mag’s stop on Carlyn Greenwald‘s Effectuation Blog Tour, hosted by Shane @ Itching for Books. Check out the promo post below, along with a thrilling excerpt and giveaway: Release date: October 16th 2013 Self-Published Purchase: Amazon Synopsis via Goodreads: On an earth where the spirit world and human world not only comingle but know each other’s deepest secrets, Ewan Trace is an ordinary college senior … Continue reading Blog Tour Stop: Effectuation by Carlyn Greenwald
Hi there! Welcome to EY’s stop on Missy Salick’s Claiming Jeremiah blog tour, hosted by Itching for Books. The author has stopped by to provide her inspiration behind the emotional story. Check it out below: What contributed to your decision in writing the story and what do you hope readers will take from it? My personal experience of fostering my son was the inspiration and … Continue reading Blog Tour Stop: Missy Salick on ‘Claiming Jeremiah’
Release date: September 17th 2013 Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Purchase: Amazon Synopsis via Goodreads: A young attorney must choose between the prestige of partnership and the American Dream that she—and her immigrant parents—have come so close to achieving in this riveting debut In the eyes of her corporate law firm, Ingrid Yung is a “two-fer.” As a Chinese-American woman about to be ushered into the elite rank of partner, … Continue reading Book Review: The Partner Track by Helen Wan
Release date: October 29th 2013 Publisher: TSW Books Summary: All Moya Douglas wants to do is study hard, maintain her scholarship, and make her mother proud while attending college. She doesn’t have time for a boyfriend or going on dates arranged by her best friend. Moya doesn’t believe in love. And she has no intention of ever finding it. Branden McCarthy is determined to change … Continue reading YOU SHOULD READ: ‘Impossibly Love’ by Shane Morgan
Series: Too Far #1 Release date: December 14th 2012 Purchase: Amazon Synopsis via Goodreads: To want what you’re not supposed to have… She is only nineteen. She is his new stepfather’s daughter. She is still naïve and innocent due to spending the last three years taking care of her sick mother. But for twenty-four year old Rush Finlay, she is the only thing that has … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Fallen Too Far’ by Abbi Glines
Release date: September 19th 2013 Self-Published Purchase: Amazon Synopsis via Goodreads: Ash Jensen, a squeaky-clean sophomore at the University of Tennessee, has a trail of baggage a mile long―she buried her fiancé only a year and a half ago. She swore she’d never love again but when she finds herself interned to a yummy Canadian conservation officer that promise is tested big-time. Kade Gyllenhahl sports wild tattoos, a … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Hopeless For You’ by Hayden Hill
Release date: September 30th 2013 Synopsis via Goodreads: The past is never far behind. Senia Loato’s life has been needled by disappointment, and the wounds that fester go beyond skin deep. She is certain if she puts miles between her and her tainted past, she will somehow outrun it. When she’s offered the chance to leave her island home of Mintang to become an au pair … Continue reading You Should Read: ‘Honeysuckle and Jasmine’ by Liz Grace Davis
The London sisters return in this charming new novel about love, friendship, and the perils of fame. Despite their very public arrest, Ava and Sophia London are about to discover that in L.A. there’s no such thing as bad press. Suddenly, they are the hottest “It” girls in town and are one step closer to making their brand, London Calling, a household name. Their newfound … Continue reading Book Review: “Where Beauty Lies” by Elle & Blair Fowler
Recently I was browsing around Amazon and came across a rather interesting series. The description immediately grabbed my attention, not mainly for the drama involved, but the story behind its creation. Author L. Divine is the mastermind behind the ongoing series, Drama High. She hopes to enhance literacy among teens, and with her young adult series she’s aiming at not only giving them something interesting … Continue reading [EXCLUSIVE] Interview with Author L. Divine
Released: July 16th 2013 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository Rating: 3/5 Synopsis via Goodreads: Bailey wasn’t always a wild child and the black sheep of her family. She used to play fiddle and tour the music circuit with her sister, Julie, who sang and played guitar. That ended when country music execs swooped in and signed Julie to a solo deal. Never mind that Julie and Bailey … Continue reading Book Review: ‘Dirty Little Secret’ by Jennifer Echols
Hardcover, 352 pages
Expected publication: June 26th 2012 by Balzer + Bray
Who says smart girls aren’t cool? Sarah Strohmeyer’s latest explores the world of overachievers who break away from the stereotypes , adding fun and excitement in their high school experience.
Smart Girls Get What They Want is a cute, witty, humorous, and empowering book for the brainy…and the average.
“I am the product of two brilliant inert elements with negative bonding capabilities, one who was a Dr. Who fan girl, the other who consistently drove into fire hydrants…” and thus a hero of nerds is born. Continue reading “Book Review – ‘Smart Girls Get What They Want’ by Sarah Strohmeyer”
Publication: May 8, 2012
At last Kate and Vincent are together in Paris, the city of lights and love. Vincent promises to do whatever it takes to lead a normal life with Kate, but will that mean letting innocent people die? When a new and surprising enemy reveals itself, Kate realizes that even more may be at state that Vincent’s immortality is in jeopardy.
Until I Die will leave you questioning your priorities in life; just what would you do for the one you love when everything around you is threatened by the inevitable.
The second book in Amy Plum’s Revenants series left me a bit iffy. Before I get into my reasons why, let me just point out that if you haven’t read Die For Me you’ll be somewhat lost for the most part. So I recommend doing just that before going into the next. Its only natural that you understand what’s going on before moving on. Continue reading “Book Review – ‘Until I Die’ by Amy Plum”
Hemlock could be the perfect town, aside from the fact that its swarmed with werewolves. Many of its residents suffer from Lupine Syndrome-also known as the werewolf virus-and are either thrust away to rehabilitation camps, or hiding the fact that they’re infected. No biggie, except the infected living in secret could also suffer from the uncontrollable urge to kill.
Mackenzie and Amy were inseparable until Amy was brutally killed by a werewolf. Now, Mac is determined to find her best friend’s killer and put an end to her horrifying dreams, but what she doesn’t know is that the killer is closer to her than she thinks.
Kathleen Peacock delivers a suspenseful, mysterious, and romantic urban fantasy that will leave you blindsided.
Like most, I was deeply attracted to the alluring cover art of ‘Hemlock.’ The synopsis didn’t seem so bad either and I went into this book with high expectations. When I say high, I mean I was expecting bloody hunts, unstoppable action, and heated romances. What I got was Continue reading “Book Review – ‘Hemlock’ by Kathleen Peacock”