Thursday, 5 March 2015

**UK & IRE Giveaway**The Secrets Sisters Keep by Sinead Moriarty

Title: The Secrets Ssters Keep
Series: N/A
Author: Sinead Moriarty
Genre: Contemporary, Women's Fiction

Description:
The Devlin sisters rely on each other - but some things are just too painful to share, even when your sisters are your best friends ...

Mum-of-four Julie thought that if her family had more money, life would be easier. But now that they've inherited a fortune, her problems are only starting.

Lawyer Louise is used to having life go exactly as she wants it to. So accepting that she cannot control everything in her world is beyond her.

And former model Sophie can just about cope with getting older - that's until her ex-husband finds a younger model.

All three women think that some battles are best fought alone. Maybe they need to think again ...

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Thursday, 12 February 2015

*Book Blast** Jezebel Jones by Janice G Ross

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Jezebel Jones by Janice G. Ross
Audience: Adult (18+) - Genre: Steamy Romance, Multicultural, BWWM - Formats: E-book - Publisher: Cultural Cocktails - Cover by: Cultural Cocktails - Editor: Lionheart Publishing House - Pages: 35 pages - ASIN: B00SEO1QQ6 - Publishing Date: 11 February 2015
blurb Anyone can say they're completely fulfilled with life. They can say all the right words and even behave as if not a darn thing is wrong even when their insides are hollowed out. And eventually, they'll search, dig, pry and perhaps bargain for a chance at satisfaction. If I can't be satisfied, then I guess I'll settle for what I can get. Right? Maybe? -Jezebel Jones ~~~~~ Jezebel Jones and Jason Marks have been the rock in each other’s lives for years. No one knows Jezebel as well as Jason, and vice versa. As Jezebel comes to terms with being alone, she decides to settle for her ever-faithful friend. Although she’s never loved him romantically, Jezebel would like to believe that she could. Will their friendship withstand the changes? And when Jezebel least expects to be swept away, she meets Aidan Broder. He stimulates her mind, body and soul. Even as Jezebel gets closer to him, she’s still afraid to dive in completely and finds herself in the middle of two men. In the end, Jezebel will have to make a choice between a man that has always loved her and a man that wants to love her.
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“I’m not a heartbreaker,” Jezebel responded. The pain had become too much to hide or hold back, especially after hearing the heaviness of his words. She clutched her throat, trying in earnest to stop the cries. “You’re already breaking my heart. Each second I see you torn over your friendship with another man.” Aidan shifted from one leg to the other. His hand slipped into his pockets. He was vulnerable, Jezebel could see it in the way his head kept adjusting away from her. “I’m sorry, Aidan . . .” she mouthed, her words drowning out in the midst of 1:30 a.m. traffic and distant sounds of the performance. “Can we leave?” Aidan nodded. Jezebel wrapped her fingers around his, taking charge for once, feeling the need to let him know she cared. She had forgotten how to care a long time ago. She texted her friends from the car, afraid of Aidan disappearing if she went inside. They drove in silence while she planned for the night ahead. Aidan pulled into her driveway and got out to open her door. She noted that the car was still running. “You’re not coming in?” she asked when he took her hand. Jezebel touched the sides of his face, then the nape of his neck. She attempted to kiss him, but he remained distant. “Aidan,” she breathed into his face. “You’re too complicated for me, Jezebel.” “I thought you liked that about me,” she joked. Her nerves tingled; she felt scared, nervous. “Let’s go inside.” “I’m heading home,” Aidan mumbled. “Why?” Jezebel recognized her inconsistency, even how unfair she was being toward Aidan’s feelings. And still it was difficult to just allow him to leave. “Please, stay?” Tears poured down her face, and she pressed into his chest. He didn’t initially take her into his arms. She saw how hard he was fighting his emotions. 


clip_image005Janice Ross was born in Guyana, South America and migrated to the USA in 1980. Although her citizenship certificate now reads the United States of America, she considers herself a citizen of the world. Sure she has not physically been around the world and back, but she’s travelled in her mind and dreams. Janice is an author. She enjoys writing about social issues and personal experiences. Janice’s debut release was entitled Damaged Girls. She uses the three books in that series to detail the effects of different forms of abuse, discussing issues that are known to be taboo. Her next release, Jumping Ship, is a dedication to her country of birth and an introductory novella to the Island Hopping Series. It is a colorful and emotional experience of life, love and family. As of present, she is also a contributor to a short story collection – Just Between Us, Inspiring Stories by Women. And lastly, Loving Nate, a novella about the realities of losing one’s self to love. Janice enjoys reading. And is drawn to stories with distinct characters that she can love or hate, characters she can form alliances with or characters that she can swear off and despise. She is also weak for a good cultural tale, preferably in the form of historical fiction. Janice loves to be taken off guard by clever language and settings.
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Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Waiting On Wednesday #41

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted  by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Title: Hold Me Like A Breath
Series: Once Upon A Crime Family #1
Author: Tiffany Schmidt
Genre: YA, Retellings
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Published: 19th May 2015
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Penelope Landlow has grown up with the knowledge that almost anything can be bought or sold—including body parts. She’s the daughter of one of the three crime families that control the black market for organ transplants.

Penelope’s surrounded by all the suffocating privilege and protection her family can provide, but they can't protect her from the autoimmune disorder that causes her to bruise so easily.

And in her family's line of work no one can be safe forever.

All Penelope has ever wanted is freedom and independence. But when she’s caught in the crossfire as rival families scramble for prominence, she learns that her wishes come with casualties, that betrayal hurts worse than bruises, that love is a risk worth taking . . . and maybe she’s not as fragile as everyone thinks.


Title: Bones and All
Series: N/A
Author: Camile DeAngelis
Genre: Coming of Age, Horror
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Published: 10th March 2015
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Maren Yearly is a young woman who wants the same things we all do. She wants to be someone people admire and respect. She wants to be loved. But her secret, shameful needs have forced her into exile. She hates herself for the bad thing she does, for what it’s done to her family and her sense of identity; for how it dictates her place in the world and how people see her--how they judge her. She didn’t choose to be this way.

Because Maren Yearly doesn’t just break hearts, she devours them. Ever since her mother found Penny Wilson’s eardrum in her mouth when Maren was just two years old, she knew life would never be normal for either of them. Love may come in many shapes and sizes, but for Maren, it always ends the same—with her hiding the evidence and her mother packing up the car.

But when her mother abandons her the day after her sixteenth birthday, Maren goes looking for the father she has never known, and finds much more than she bargained for along the way.

Faced with a world of fellow eaters, potential enemies, and the prospect of love, Maren realizes she isn’t only looking for her father, she’s looking for herself.

Camille DeAngelis' Bones & All is an astonishingly original coming-of-age tale that is at once a gorgeously written horror story as well as a mesmerizing meditation on female power and sexuality.

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Tuesday, 10 February 2015

**Scavenger Hunt** Exaltation by Jamie Magee



This is stop 7 on the #Exaltation #ScavengerHunt! 

Do you want to join the party and help celebrate the latest YA Romance from Jamie Magee? 

Here is the link to the madness: http://goo.gl/uEKsnE 

Our letter is (t) 

And our question is: 
We all say we hate them, but really—would you rather have a happy ending or cliffhanger promising more? 

Links to Exaltation
Kindle US - http://goo.gl/iizYQq 
Kindle UK - http://goo.gl/YuRuqM

Monday, 9 February 2015

We Still Haven't Read......#5

We still haven't read is a meme over on K-Books (I still haven't read) that features book that we still haven't got around to reading from our "To Be Read" pile.

Forsaken by Jana Oliver




The Evolution of Mara Dyer by MIchelle Hodkins

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Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Wating On Wednesday #40

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted  by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Title:Rook
Series: N/A
Author: Sharon Cameron
Genre: YA Dystopia
Publisher:Scholastic Press
Published: 28th April 2015
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History has a way of repeating itself. In the Sunken City that was once Paris, all who oppose the new revolution are being put to the blade. Except for those who disappear from their prison cells, a red-tipped rook feather left in their place. Is the mysterious Red Rook a savior of the innocent or a criminal?

Meanwhile, across the sea in the Commonwealth, Sophia Bellamy’s arranged marriage to the wealthy René Hasard is the last chance to save her family from ruin. But when the search for the Red Rook comes straight to her doorstep, Sophia discovers that her fiancé is not all he seems. Which is only fair, because neither is she.

As the Red Rook grows bolder and the stakes grow higher, Sophia and René find themselves locked in a tantalizing game of cat and mouse.
Title: The Virgin
Series: The Original Sinner: The White Years #3
Author: Tiffany Reisz
Genre: Adult, Erotica
Publisher: Harlequin MIRA
Published:31st March 2015
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The controversial story before the story continues in the critically acclaimed and award-winning series The Original Sinners.

For years, Kingsley Edge warned Eleanor the day would come when she, the mistress of a well-respected Catholic priest, would have to run and hide. She always imagined if that day came she'd be running away with Søren. But instead, she's running from him.

Knowing Søren and Kingsley will their use their influence to bring her back, Eleanor alone, penniless and scared takes refuge at the one place the men in her life cannot follow: the abbey where her mother has taken orders. Behind the cloistered gates of the convent, Eleanor hides from the man she loves and hates in equal measure

She cannot, however, hide from her true nature. When Eleanor befriends a young virginal nun, she faces a startling sexual awakening. But Eleanor can't stay forever, and the lure of her real life beckons beyond the locked gates. But to follow her fate means to leave Kyrie behind, a sacrifice Eleanor refuses to make

The lure of the forbidden. The temptation to sin. The price of passion has never been higher, and Eleanor will have to pay it if she ever wants to go home again.


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Monday, 2 February 2015

We Still Haven't Read.....#4

We still haven't read is a meme over on K-Books (I still haven't read) that features book that we still haven't got around to reading from our "To Be Read" pile.


Divergent by Veronica Roth




The Marbury Lends by Andrew Smith
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