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***Awesome Squared Post …. NerdGirlVamp Reviews The Clockwork Scarab (Stoker & Holmes #1) by Colleen Gleason

 Clockwork Scarab

Title:  The Clockwork Scarab (Stoker & Holmes #1)

Author: Colleen Gleason

Published Date: September 17, 2013

Genre:  YA Steampunk / Fantasy

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Synopsis

 Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes never meant to get into the family business. But when you’re the sister of Bram and the niece of Sherlock, vampire hunting and mystery solving are in your blood. And when two society girls go missing, there’s no one more qualified to investigate.

Now fierce Evaline and logical Mina must resolve their rivalry, navigate the advances of not just one but three mysterious gentlemen, and solve murder with only one clue: a strange Egyptian scarab. The stakes are high. If Stoker and Holmes don’t unravel why the belles of London society are in such danger, they’ll become the next victims.


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***Melanie – #NerdGirlVamp’s Review***
Colleen Gleason does it again!

When I saw that she had released a steampunk inspired YA novel featuring characters named Stoker and Holmes I knew I needed to read it and I didn’t regret it. Oh yes you read those names correctly, and YES they are related to the characters you are thinking about.

Although it is a YA premise there are… Continue reading

Book Blast Carnival Hop: 10 Authors 10 Titles

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Welcome to my stop for the Book Blast Carnival Hop.  Ten authors are presenting their titles, and there is a giveaway where you can enter to win Amazon Gift Card Giveaway for Readers with prizes of $60, $40  $20 and $10 . Many of the titles are on a limited time only sale of $0.99 for the eBook version, and genres include Romance, Science Fiction, Mystery/Thriller, Paranormal, and Literary Fiction.

Do Not Forget the HASHTAG #BookBlastCarnival

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Download a Sample Purchase Now: Amazon

About the Author:

Born and raised in Ohio, Abby L. Vandiver is a former lawyer and college professor of Economics. She holds a bachelor in Economics, a master in Public Administration and a Juris Doctor. These days, Ms. Vandiver enjoys writing and endeavors to devote all her extra time to it.

Her debut novel, In the Beginning, an Amazon #1 bestseller, was written on a whim, put in a box for more than a decade, and finally pulled out, dusted off and published in 2013. It has inspired her to write a sequel, Irrefutable Proof, as well as start a series of books loosely based on her family and… Continue reading

Rare and Precious Things by Raine Miller – Pre-Order Spotlight & Release Party Invite

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Rare and Precious Things

by Raine Miller

Pre-Order Spotlight & Release Day Party Notice

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You are most welcome to join and share the event page to your followers.

There will be some contest and prizes to be given away on the 28th, release day.
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Included below the pre-order links, you can share it anytime.

Authors Under the Lights Signing Promo – Date is March 22, 2014

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Bestselling authors Tess Oliver, Michael Siemsen, Renee Carlino, C.D. Reiss, Melissa Schroeder, P.G. Forte, Shayne McClendon, T.K. Leigh, and many up and coming Indie authors, hosted by author S.C. Ellington and Dani Hart supporting the Hope for Hazel charity.

Los Angeles, CA (December 9, 2013) On Saturday, March 22nd, S.C. Ellington and Dani Hart will present the first annual Authors Under the Lights, a multi-genre book signing event designed to bring indie authors and readers together to support a charitable cause. This year is devoted to Hope for Hazel. Hazel is a local three year old girl who was diagnosed in the last year with stage 3 Neuroblastoma. You can read about her and her family’s heartbreaking and touching story and make donations at www.ourlittlehazelnut.blogspot.com. More information on the event can be found at www.authorsunderthelights.blogspot.com.

“We started this amazing annual event to celebrate the hard work and struggles of authors in the self- publishing world and to give back to the community at the same time. We chose this particular charity because I know the family and wanted to be able to help in any way I could. While raising money seems so inadequate in… Continue reading

House Of The Rising Sun by Kristen Painter – Cover Reveal!!!!!

House Of The Rising Sun

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House of the Rising Sun (Crescent City #1)

Augustine lives the perfect life in the Haven city of New Orleans. He rarely works a real job, spends most of his nights with a different human woman, and resides in a spectacular Garden District mansion paid for by retired movie star Olivia Goodwin, who has come to think of him as an adopted son, providing him room and board and whatever else he needs.

But when Augustine returns home to find Olivia’s been attacked by vampires, he knows his idyllic life has comes to an end. It’s time for revenge—and to take up the mantle of the city’s Guardian.

About The Author

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Kristen Painter likes to balance her obsessions with shoes and cats by making the lives of her characters miserable and surprising her readers with interesting twists. She currently writes award-winning urban fantasy for Orbit Books.

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Victoria Danann Collected Tales Black Swan Book 1-6 – Indy Talk and GiveAway

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Black Swan Collected Tales (Volume 1, Books 1-6)

 

The Order of the Black Swan is a serial saga including My Familiar Stranger, The Witch’s Dream, A Summoner’s Tale, Moonlight, Gathering Storm, and NEVER BEFORE RELEASED Book 6, A Tale of Two Kingdoms.

Once upon a time a girl lost everything familiar. She escaped death by being forced into an experiment that left her in another world where modern day knights, elves, vampires, werewolves, witches, demons and fae became her allies, friends and family. She discovered a place where adventure intersects fairytales, where honor is more than an ideal, and she learned that love can find you in the strangest places, when you’re least expecting it, even when you’re far, far from home. This is the story of Elora Laiken’s strange and wonderful journey. It is also the story of those whose lives she touches along the way.

If you love romance, paranormal, science fiction, fantasy, urban fantasy, contemporary, this series is right for you. 17+

The entire box set, which will retail after December 15th for $18.99, will be available during release week for $0.99 and can be preordered… Continue reading

Guest Blogger – Alluring Turmoil: Bayou Stix (Book 2) by Skye Turner

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Hello Nerd Girls,

I am Skye Turner, author of the bestselling novel, Alluring Turmoil, Book 1 Bayou Stix.  I have the absolute honor of being a Guest Blogger for you today.

Alluring Tumoirl is a steamy, adult romance about second chance love. Jude is the lead singer of the hottest rock band in the country, Bayou Stix and Lexi is the girl left behind when he followed his dreams. Or is she?!

Alluring Turmoil takes you on an emotional roller coaster as Jude and Lexi follow their passion as they navigate the past and present and decide if they have a future. It’s hot. It’s sexy. It will infuriate you. It will make you laugh. You will become involved in their story.

I am from Louisiana and I love it. Through my books, I’ll introduce you to the places that are important to me and you will catch of the beauty and culture that is Louisiana.

In Alluring Turmoil, you are introduced to Jessie Adams and Blue Delaney. Jessie is the lead guitarist of Bayou Stix and Blue is a hard ass reporter for Rock Hard Magazine. Alluring Seduction, Book 2 Bayou Stix… Continue reading

A WORD FROM ME, THE NERD GIRL…

THANK YOU ALL FOR BEING PATIENT!

I wanted to thank our Nerd Girl Official fans for being patient and for loving us.  We are still a baby at 6 months old today and we are still experiencing growing pains and changes in street team and in primary staff. 

One thing is for sure we miss our MELANIE who is still not back with us.  Moving is extensive BUT moving with a chronic illness is worse.  Double with that the wifi issues she is having in her wonderful old house, she is still gone for us!  If you miss Mel, let her know by leaving a blog comment here!  Silly Smiles!!!  Sigh… 

We also miss AMBER!  Who is on bed rest.  She is around to talk to us, but she can’t really sit up because she needs to stay healthy for the baby.  She is still only in her first trimester!!!  WOW she will be gone for a while!!!  BUT she will be back!!  I hope! 

I want to give a huge THANK YOU for Nerd Girl Official’s primary staff for helping out in Mel’s absence!… Continue reading

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