Friday, June 15, 2018

Cover Reveal: Jackal - Fisher & Aster

Find out why readers are LOVING this new series by Fisher & Aster! Are you ready for Jackal?Release Date: June 29, 2018
Jackal Emerson has never taken himself seriously. Dubbed the “orgy king,” he’s renowned for his reputation as the wild End Man. But with the uprising on the horizon and his best friend missing, Jackal is having a hard time living the same carefree existence.
And then he meets a thief and everything changes.
Phoenix Moyo, principal dancer of a notorious ballet company, lives a life of rigidity. When her world collides with Jackal’s, their chemistry is evident to everyone except her. Forced to work with him to steal the most precious commodity of the Regions, she realizes too late that there is no escaping Jackal’s charisma.
When unimaginable crimes come to light, the Regions begin to crumble. No one is safe. Families divide and secrets are exposed, danger running rampant on every side. For some, sacrifice costs everything.
Pre-order Jackal on Amazon


Start the End of Men series today with Book 1 - Folsom
"Your hearts will be racing as the Gwen and Folsom's story gallops towards its suspense filled ending! Talk about having your heart in your mouth!" ~TotallyBooked Blog
The nation as we know it is a thing of the past.
With the male species on the verge of extinction, a society called the End Men is formed to save the world. Folsom Donahue is one of twelve men whose sole purpose is to repopulate the Regions. The endless days spent having sex with strangers leaves Folsom with an emptiness no amount of women, money, or status can fill.
Until Gwen.
Gwen has wanted a child for as long as she can remember, but when she finally gets a chance to have her own, she uncovers a long hidden truth. The injustice she sees moves her to help save the men whom no one else believes need saving.
A forbidden love, grown in a time of despair, ignites a revolution.
Folsom and Gwen, torn between their love for each other and their sense of duty, must make a choice. But some will stop at nothing to destroy them.

About the Authors
Tarryn Fisher is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author of nine novels. Born a sun hater, she currently makes her home in Seattle, Washington with her children, husband, and psychotic husky. Tarryn writes about villains.

Willow Aster is the author of True Love Story, In the Fields, Maybe Maby, Fade to Red, and Lilith. She’s also the co-author of Folsom, The End of Men series with Tarryn Fisher. Willow loves nothing more than writing the day away—anywhere will do. Her husband and two children graciously put up with her endless daydreaming and make fun of her for reading while cooking.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Cover Reveal: Fixing Her - Miranda Elaine

Fixing Her by Miranda Elaine
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Publishing Date: June 28th, 2018
Cover Designer: JM Walker, Just Write Creations
When we were younger, Temperance Price was the quiet girl with dreamy eyes who hung on my every word. She was always beautiful, but I had plans to get out of Red Oak and make a life of my own.
Ten years later, a crushing tragedy has brought me home again—right back to her.
The innocent girl I left is gone, and in her place is a sassy single mom I can’t get out of my head. She’s hired me to fix her house, but I have other things in mind.
She thinks I’m just a handyman.
She thinks we’re only friends.
She thinks I’ve never noticed her.
I think what really needs to be fixed is her whole perspective.

About Miranda:

Miranda is a loving wife and barely surviving mother of three occasionally good kids. Her hobbies include lying to herself about the calories in donuts and banana pudding, as well as running out of excuses when procrastinating. She's been an avid reader since she was a young girl. Whether she's by the pool, curled up in bed, or hiding in the closet, as long as she has a book in her hands she’s happy.
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Review: Unveiling Hope - Jeannine Allison

Unveiling Hope (Unveiling #5)
by Jeannine Allison
Published: June 13, 2018
Genre: Standalone, Contemporary Romance

Unveiling Hope is a STANDALONE romance. You don't have to read any other books in the series to enjoy it :)

Samantha is aimless. A college dropout who’s just been kicked out of her house, she’s searching for herself. But she never thought she’d find herself moving into the apartment of the man she’s spent the last year trying to forget.

Derek has secrets. An underground fighter who acts first and thinks later, he’s determined to keep that part of his life hidden. But when he’s forced to offer Sam—the girl he can’t stop thinking about—a place to live, his carefully constructed lies unravel.

Everything is stacked against them. Yet neither can walk away.
She’s seven years younger.
She’s his best friend’s little sister.
She has a boyfriend.

There are lines you don’t cross… and they’re about to obliterate them.

4 Stars

Unveiling Hope is the fifth and final standalone novel in the Unveiling series from Jeannine Allison. Featuring a friends-to-lovers and best friend's sister trope, Unveiling Hope tells the story of college dropout Samantha and her desire to figure out her life and the role she has in owning it without her father's misguided control. She finds herself living with Derek, her brother's best friend and the man she's had a secret crush on since she was a teen. Derek is just trying to make it through the day without hitting anyone besides the guys he spars with in an underground fighting ring. At night he bartends, by day he tries hard to fight the draw he feels towards Sam. With seven years between them and very different lifestyles, and Samantha's boyfriend making things even more difficult, the two discover that sometimes those differences are the perfect fit.

"Have we ever just been friends?"

I can't review this novel without mentioning the rest of the Unveiling series and the joy it has been to read Jeannine Allison's perfectly imperfect characters. Each novel focuses on two individuals overcoming serious obstacles and learning to rely on others, whether it is their friends or their significant other. They're realistic, romantic, and always enjoyable. I almost didn't want to read Unveiling Hope, I didn't want the stories to end, but I'm so glad to have gotten a whole book about Samantha and Derek. Like the previous novels, it is a standalone that features secondary characters from the entire series. Their romance is the tension filled kind, the sort of romance novel where you go into it unsure that the happy ending you're imaging will be what happy ending you get. Jeannine leaves you hanging for quite a bit of the novel, telling the story of Derek and Sam as individuals, leaving readers sitting on a teeter-totter wondering will they or won't they and if it finally happens will it be as easy as we could hope for? Of course not.

"How much temptation was I expected to walk away from?"

Samantha is an aimless heroine, she's not excitable and for the first part of the novel I wondered if she really would ever invest in any one thing she cared about. Turns out, music was the answer and Derek was the key to it. Derek is similar to many of my other favorite male characters, tough with a dark past and a heart made of pure gold. If you've read the previous novels you'll know of the two from reading their siblings individual stories, but Unveiling Hope is where we get the dirty details and the novel that will make you so invested in their happily ever after. I really enjoyed the push and pull between these two, especially when they sought comfort in one another or when they selfishly teased each other with their flirting. I wasn't sure where it would lead, the strength of Derek's friendship with Samantha's brother Gabe seemed too tight of a bond, but when the two finally throw caution to the wind it is explosive. We see a different side of both of them, revealing that each isn't as lost as they seem now that the final puzzle piece is in its spot. Sam and Derek seemed very different from the other characters for me and maybe that's because the sexual tension between them is undeniable and really is the first push towards them finally connecting as more than friends. It turns out Derek isn't the only dirty talker! ;) I really appreciated that Jeannine Allison managed to write a smut-filled novel without brushing over the more serious parts. Unfortunately, pasts have a way of coming back to haunt you and in Unveiling Hope it is no different. There's a twist in this novel, one I won't give away and that I never saw coming myself, but it certainly made me start reading faster to figure out the effect of it.

"And my tears spilled over. Because he made my name sound a lot like I love you would."

I have loved this series from the start and I'm sad to see it go, but also so happy to see each character end up right where they are supposed to be. Unveiling Hope not only focused on Sam and Derek overcoming their own personal demons, but also helping themselves and others in overcoming family battles that could've left them estranged forever. We also get to see the previous characters, each older and still battling to overcome the things that first held them back and introduced them to their friends and partner. It isn't a perfect world that Jeannine Allison created, but it's realistic and made for a fantastic contemporary roamnce series with unforgettable characters.

About the Author
Jeannine Allison is an author of contemporary and New Adult romance. After waffling between many degrees in college, she finally graduated with a BA in English Literature from Arizona State University.

She loves writing and reading -- obviously :) -- but when she's not she enjoys playing with her two dogs, obsessing over new makeup, drinking coffee, googling new tattoos, and pretty much anything else that allows her to wear yoga pants and a sweatshirt ;)

She is a big fan of being exactly who you are. Her favorite stories to write are about characters finding and loving who they are.

Release Blitz: The Bombshell Effect - Karla Sorensen

The Bombshell Effect
by Karla Sorensen
Genre: Sports Romantic Comedy
Release Date: June 14, 2018 
Cover Designer: Najla Qamber

Allie Sutton just got a new job. 
Not one she wants, and definitely not one she's prepared for. She hadn't seen her dad in years, so the last thing she expects upon his sudden death is to inherit the thing he loved more than anything (or anyone) ... the professional football team he owned for the last twenty years. 

Luke Pierson does not want a new boss. 
What he wants is to be a good father to his daughter, the best quarterback possible for his teammates. What he doesn't need is a blonde bombshell ruining the team's chances at another championship. Especially when that bombshell turns out to be his new neighbor. The neighbor he was a complete jerk to the first time they met. 
For the sake of the team, they treat each other like complete professionals. In public, at least. Behind closed doors, it's a different story. And the fallout of giving in to that heat is something neither one of them can see coming.
"This book is EVERYTHING I love as a reader. It's hot, it's hilarious, it's witty and smart. YOU NEED THIS IN YOUR LIFE." - Amazon bestselling author Kandi Steiner 
"This book is like my own personal catnip. It has sports, it has tension, and the sexy bits are amazing. The perfect blend of hot and heartwarming." - Amazon bestselling author Amy Daws 
"She took one of my favorite tropes and totally dominated it, she killed it. Sorensen is a football junkie who took her passion for a sport and inserted it into a story. The Bombshell Effect is her gaming winning touchdown." - SBR Reviews
Just before they entered the room, something snapped through my ears at the sound of her voice, but it was nothing I could place, nothing I could pin down with certainty. We all stood to greet her, and as soon as I got the first glimpse of her dress, everything around me slowed to a sluggish, weighted crawl.
It was almost as if my brain couldn’t process what I was seeing, so the vision of her was reduced to blocks of color.
Tan shoes.
Tan legs.
Red dress.
Blond hair.
Red lips.
White teeth.
Blue-green eyes.
When it all snapped together, I lost my breath in a pained whoosh. This could not be happening.
As she smiled brightly at Dayvon, giving him her full attention, I realized she hadn’t seen me yet. My next-door neighbor, the one who had called me an arrogant asshole less than twenty-four hours earlier, was the new owner of the Washington Wolves. And she hadn’t seen me yet. 
Suddenly, I understood the rampant tug of nerves and the unshakable feeling that something was about to go very, very wrong. I swiped my hand over my mouth and let out a slow breath, straightening my shoulders and holding my head up high. I could do this. I’d stared down three hundred-pound linebackers who wanted to rip the helmet off my head as they tackled my ass to the ground.
I could do this. 
She turned in my direction, and I saw the moment it registered. The hitch in her step, the narrowing of her eyes, the slight purse in her scarlet red lips.
You,” she whispered.
Everything stopped. All eyes turned in my direction. The temperature in the room with that one hushed word from her went from cordial to downright glacial.
“Oh, shit,” I muttered under my breath. She crossed her arms tightly over her chest. The chest I’d ogled while she shoved cupcakes at me.
There was absolutely no part of this that could end well.
Well, let’s see ... I’m a wife and a mother. If the things that I write bring a smile to someone's face, then I've done my job. I am obsessed with Outlander (both the books and the show). I’m almost exclusively a romance reader, which means some people will never consider me a literary snob. If I could meet one historical figure, it would be Jane Austen. I received my Bachelors in Public Relations and worked in health care marketing before I had my babies. I hate Twitter. I do it, but I hate it. Also, if you want to get on my good side, bring me wine and I'll love you forever.


Cover Reveal: Beautiful Hearts Duet - Emma Scott

Release Day - JULY 26th 
 I fell for Connor Drake. I didn’t want to; I fought against it, but I fell in love with him anyway. With his words. With his poetry. With him. The gentleness and beauty of his soul that speaks directly to mine. He writes as if he can feel my heart, hear its cadence and compose the exact right lyrics to accompany every beat and flow. I’m in love with Connor…so why do I feel an inexplicable pull to his best friend, Weston? Grouchy, sullen, brooding Weston Turner, who could cut you down with a look. Fiercely intelligent with a razor sharp wit and acid tongue, he’s the exact opposite of Connor in every way, and yet there’s electricity in the air between us. The thorny barbs Weston wraps around himself can’t keep me away. But the more time I spend with these men, the more tangled and confused my emotions become. When they both sign up for the Army Reserves during a time of increasing strife in the Middle East, I fear I’ll never unravel my own heart that sometimes feels as if it will tear straight down the middle…for both of them.

Bring Down the Stars is an emotional, angst-filled novel of unrequited love by bestselling author, Emma Scott, and is inspired by the classic tale, Cyrano de Bergerac. (Roxanne) It is Book I in the Beautiful Hearts Duet, coming this summer. Book II, Long Live the Beautiful Hearts, to be released a few weeks later. 
#lovetriangle #confusedhearts #notamenage
Release Day - AUGUST 9th 
  Emma Scott is a bestselling author of emotional, character-driven romances in which art and love intertwine to heal, and in which love always wins. If you enjoy thoughtful, realistic stories with diverse characters and kind-hearted heroes, you will enjoy my novels. 

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