Reviews

Incredible Dreams by S. E. Felida (Reviewed by Julie)

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Title: Incredible Dreams

    Author: S. E. Felida

    Published Date: August 08, 2013

    Genre:  Romance / Suspense

    Rating:

    1 star1 star1 star

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   ***THIS BOOK WAS GIVEN TO ME IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

   Synopsis

Leona, while shopping with her girlfriends, meets the man of her dreams…literally. Leona mysteriously meets, Nathaniel, who has haunted several of her dreams. As their relationship develops and they get to know one another’s friends, strange and dangerous encounters plague Leona, but thankfully Nathaniel is on hand to rescue her.

Leona’s parents’ reunion is not a happy event for her and when she visits her mother in the hospital, her father is present as well as one of his friends from the past. The dark and dangerous mystery man sets off bad memories in Leona.

 paragraph divider 18***Julie, #NerdGirlJulie’s Review***

Incredible Dreams is the first book in a series, and it has a lot going on! There are about four story lines to follow, and I’m looking forward to reading the next part of the series to see how these story lines are woven together.

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Gifted (A Donovan Circus Novel) by Liz Long (Reviewed by Patricia)

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Title: Gifted (A Donovan Circus Novel)

    Author: Liz Long

    Published Date: January 18, 2014

    Genre:  Paranormal / Fantasy

    Rating:

    1 star1 star1 star1 star

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   ***THIS BOOK WAS GIVEN TO ME IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

   Synopsis

Even in a world of freaks, being a Firestarter is considered a dangerous Gift.

Lucy was born with the ability to create and control fire. She longs to leave the human world for one filled with Earthshakers, Transporters, and Chameleons, to name a few. When she rejoins the circus, it’s everything she hoped it could be—new friends, a potential love interest or two, and a place where she can be herself.

When troupe members begin turning up dead, however, Lucy is suspected of foul play. She must not only prove her innocence but also realize the full extent of her power. To find the real murderer, she must uncover the truth behind her father’s fiery legacy while figuring out whom to trust within her new circle. Little does she know the history of the Donovan Circus and its enemies might actually destroy the entire gifted world.

 ***Contains Graphic Sex, Strong Language, Sexual assault/mature themes/psychopaths and Adult Situations.

Not for young readers***

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Secrets in Blood by Patricia D. Eddy (Reviewed by Laura)

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Title: Secrets in Blood

    Author: Patricia D. Eddy

    Published Date: September 10, 2013

    Genre:  Paranormal, Romance / Urban Fantasy

    Rating:

    1 star1 star1 star1 star1 star

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   ***THIS BOOK WAS GIVEN TO ME IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

   Synopsis

Vampires are out in the open and have been for centuries now. Some want to be able to feed on who they want when they want, so they aim to change the law that prohibits them from feeding directly from the source. And there are some humans that want to destroy the threat of the vampires, whether the vampires agree with this law or not. A faction of humans that are part of an extremist religious group are working on a serum to do just that.

Nicola Angliatti , is one of the vampires who enforces the law to never feed from humans. He is visiting America when he comes across a young girl alone and scared in the forest. Neither Nicola nor the young girl aware that she is being used, the extremists are using her as bait to draw out any vampire in the area. Evangeline is no longer a young girl when she finds the vampire that helped her years earlier now in chains and tortured in the place she calls home.

 ***Contains Graphic Sex, Strong Language and Adult Situations. Not for young readers***

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Angel Falling by Audrey Carlan (Reviewed by Patricia)

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Title: Angel Falling

    Author: Audrey Carlan

    Published Date: February 08, 2014

    Genre:  Romance

    Rating:

    1 star1 star1 star1 star

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   ***THIS BOOK WAS GIVEN TO ME IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

   Synopsis

Aspen Reynolds has it all. Wealth, beauty, and a spot on the Forbes Top Ten Most Successful Women list. From the outside, she is perfect. Looks and status can be deceiving. All her life she has fought being the socialite her family has raised her to be. Now at twenty-eight she’s at the top of her game, lacking the one thing she didn’t know she’d ever want.

Accidents happen and lives are changed when Aspen is almost killed. Hank Jensen, the man who saves her, is a hard-working country boy from Texas. Hank is the polar opposite of the rich city boys she’s used to. He’s rugged, gritty, devastatingly handsome, and makes it clear that he wants her in his life and his bed.

Can two people from different worlds find a happily ever after?

Warning: This book is designed for audiences 18+ due to language and graphic sexual content. This… Continue reading

Moonflower – ARC News and Review! V””V

Moonflower by Angela J. Townsend
 
Release Date: March 31, 2014
Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Romance
Publisher: Clean Teen Publishing

Natasha remembers little from her Russian childhood, other than the lingering nightmares of her mother’s tragic death. So when someone close to her hands her a one-way ticket to Russia, along with the deed to her family farm, and then is brutally murdered, she has little confidence about what awaits her in that distant land. 
 
With doubt and uncertainty, Natasha has no choice but to leave her life in America for an unknown future. Once overseas, the terrifying facts as to why she was really summoned home come to light. 
 
Fact one: Monsters do exist.
 
Fact two: The only thing keeping those monsters out of the world is an ancient mural hidden below her family’s farm. 
 
Fact three: The mural that keeps the evil out of the world is falling apart. 
 
The final fact: It’s up to Natasha to restore it and save the world from a horror unlike anything seen before. 
 
Luckily, Natasha isn’t alone in her mission. Three Russian Knights are tasked with protecting her from the… Continue reading

Freeing Alex by Sarah Elizabeth Ashley (Reviewed by Stephenee)

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Title: Freeing Alex

    Author: Sarah Elizabeth Ashley

    Published Date: August 10, 2013

   Genre:  Contemporary Romance / Erotica

    Rating:

    1 star1 star1 star1 star

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   ***THIS BOOK WAS GIVEN TO ME IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

   Synopsis

Alex’s story deals with domestic abuse and adult themes. It is therefore not recommended for those under 18.

A tale of sorrow, escape, strength and freedom. Of compassion, friendship and lust.

Alex Drake a 42 year old lady trapped in abusive marriage to a controlling husband. Out of the blue she finds her life is transformed by the huge legacy left to her by the woman she always regarded as ‘aunt’. The months that follow throw her into a maelstrom as she finally escapes Lewis, the monster of a husband taking her daughter with her.

Starting her new life in London she discovers who she is and what allows her to start her journey to freedom. Will she find the love and affection she so desperately craves? Feeling totally insecure and haunted by her past she is supported through the trauma of divorce and Lewis’ continual harassment by… Continue reading

Acts of Desperation by Emerson Shaw – Book Blitz plus Giveaway (Review by Tina)

Title: Acts of Desperation
Author: Emerson Shaw
 Release Date: January 14, 2014
WHAT REVIEWERS ARE SAYING

 

“Acts of Desperation has a great deal to offer readers of all kinds. It is a flawless blend of romance and revenge. A great love story, perfectly balanced with romance and intimacy.(with a few WOW moments you won’t soon forget!)” ~ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
“Action packed from start to finish! Amazing debut novel and can’t wait for more from Ms. Shaw!” ~ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
“This energetic story has you riding the roller-coaster of your life with its twists and turns of love, deception, thrill, and redemption! “Acts of Desperation” has ‘movie-in-the making’ written all over it!” ~ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
“This fast paced story had me on an emotional roller coaster full of peaks, valleys that had me glued to my screen. I love a story that has me laughing, crying and wanting more all at the same time. Make this debut by Emerson Shaw a must read on your list. I couldn’t put it down and I’m sure you won’t be able to, either! “ ~ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars

 

 


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Losing Logan by Sherry D. Ficklin (ARC Reviewed by Melanie) plus Goodreads Giveaway

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Title: Losing Logan

    Author: Sherry D. Ficklin

    Estimated Publish Date: May 02, 2014

    Genre:  YA

    Rating:

    1 star1 star1 star1 star1 star

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   Synopsis

What if the one thing you never meant to hold on to, is the one thing you can’t let go of?

Normally finding a hot guy in her bedroom wouldn’t irritate Zoe so badly, but finding her childhood friend Logan there is a big problem. Mostly because he’s dead.

As the only person he can make contact with, he talks Zoe into helping him put together the pieces surrounding his mysterious death so he can move on.

Thrust into his world of ultra popular rich kids, Zoe is out of her element and caught in the cross-hairs of Logan’s suspicious ex-girlfriend and the friends he left behind, each of whom had a reason to want him dead. The deeper they dig to find the truth, the closer Zoe gets to a killer who would do anything to protect his secrets. And that’s just the start of her problems because Zoe is falling for a dead guy.

paragraph divider 18***Melanie, #NerdGirlVamp’s Review***

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Hidden (Dragonlands, #1) by Megg Jensen (Reviewed by Cassie)

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Title: Hidden (Dragonlands, #1)

    Author: Megg Jensen

    Published Date: December 30, 2013

    Genre:  Fantasy

    Rating:

    1 star1 star1 star1 star

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   ***THIS BOOK WAS GIVEN TO ME IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

   Synopsis

The mystery enshrouding Hutton’s Bridge is as impenetrable as the fog that descended at its borders eighty years ago. Each year, three villagers enter the mist searching for answers. No one ever returns.

Then a dragon falls from the sky to the town square, dead—the first glimpse of an outside world that has become nothing more than a fairy tale to Hutton’s Bridge. Except to Tressa.

Tressa grew up with Granna’s stories of the days before the fog fell. When Granna dies, leaving Tressa without any family, Tressa ventures into the fog herself, vowing to unravel the foul magic holding Hutton’s Bridge captive.

What she discovers beyond the fog endangers the lives of everyone she loves.

paragraph divider 18 ***Cassie, #NerdGirlLola’s Review***

This story was great.  The characters were a good but a little flawed. There were some characters that came along that I thought would be part of the main story… Continue reading

Deep Blue Impact Book 1 by Amie Nichols (Reviewed by Patricia)

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Title: Deep Blue Impact, Book 1

    Author: Amie Nichols

    Published Date: January 1, 2014

    Genre:  Erotica

    Rating:

    1 star1 star

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   ***THIS BOOK WAS GIVEN TO ME IN EXCHANGE FOR AN HONEST REVIEW***

   Synopsis

Deep Blue Impact is 1 of 3 Novella’s in the Deep Blue Series, they should be read in order.

Book 1

Aubrey Jackson ran, and ran far after a horrible tragedy that happened in Texas as a teenager. Moving to London to attend school she returns to the states after her father dies. Taking over his company, she’s committed to succeeding. She isn’t interested in a relationship, wanting to settle into her new life before even dating.

But Ian Brady saw her, and he had to have her. Unable to control the chemistry between them, Aubrey gives in to the one thing she swore not to do.

Their chemistry keeps them coming back to each other, and Ian is on cloud nine.

When Aubrey’s past is thrown at them in the most unexpected way. Aubrey shuts down, and Ian is afraid he will lose her. And that is… Continue reading

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