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Blog Tour & Excerpt: Servicing the Target by Cherise Sinclair

August 1st, 2015 Kristie Posted in Blog Tour No Comments »

Cherise Sinclair - Author PhotoPlease welcome author Cherise Sinclair! Servicing the Target is the tenth novel in Cherise’s BDSM erotic romance Masters of the Shadowlands series. We are super excited to be on the review & excerpt tour! Please enjoy the excerpt below & check out my review here.

About Cherise Sinclair:

Having to wear glasses in elementary school can scar a person for life. Dubbed a nerd at an early age, Cherise Sinclair has been trying to live up to the stereotype ever since. And what better way than being an author?

Known for writing deeply emotional stories, the USA Today Bestselling Author has penned sixteen erotic romance novels, most with a BDSM theme. (Please do not mention the phrase mommy porn in her presence.) Her awards range from a National Leather Award to a Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice nomination to a GoodReads BDSM group award for best author of the year.

Cherise lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband. Their two fledglings have left the nest recently to try their wings and hopefully will fly high and strong. The “ascendant erotica queen” (Rolling Stone Magazine) now spends her days writing with occasional supervision from a sadistic calico cat.

You can visit Cherise around the web here: Website | Twitter | Facebook | Pinterest

Want to read more from Cherise?

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Lifting her sax, she wetted the reed and tested a wandering set of notes. With one hip on the railing, she let her internal playlist scroll and found herself playing “As Time Goes By.” Like a soft rain, the notes spilled over her deck and joined with the evening. A slow song, but not sad. It reminded her that the fundamentals of life, living and loving and dying, held the same from generation to generation.

That life could change for the better.

She was changing, as was her world. Or maybe she should call it growing, rather than changing.

As the tune went into the chorus, she heard Ben say something to Bronx in the kitchen. The dog whined an answer, and Ben’s big laugh rumbled out.

He was quite a guy. He’d been so careful with her this afternoon. Not pushing, but not stopping before he’d made his point.

Sometimes his internal strength was a bit disconcerting. All her slaves had wanted her in charge, wanted her to take control of everything. But Ben didn’t need her guidance.

At the same time, he wouldn’t fall apart if she showed any weakness, and because of that, she could relax around him.

But his obstinate need to be tough—to hide any weakness—was a problem. She should have noticed he was having flashbacks. But now she knew, and she could lead him to talk about his past. She’d pamper him up, keep him close, and ensure he got his sleep. He said he slept better at her house. With her.

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He liked being with her. The realization was…amazing. Overwhelming.

She felt the same and more. He’d filled her life. Warmed it.

With a slow flourish, she ended the song and started another. One that had been growing in her heart over the past week, with the knowledge, the worry, the awe.“When I Fall in Love.” The music flowed, the ache of her soul merging with the notes.

She’d wanted to run. To push him away. And she hadn’t.

Ben, I love you.

The knowledge was terrifying and wonderful. For a little while yet, she’d savor the gift, and then she’d share.

Light washed out over the deck, and he stood there, filling the doorway as completely as he did her heart. “I was listening to you play.”

His golden-brown eyes held hers as he slowly smiled. “Mistress, may this submissive haul you off to bed?”

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Available July 28, 2015 from Evil Eye Concepts, Inc

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A discharged Army Ranger, Ben considers his job as a BDSM club security guard to be an excellent hobby. He’s never been tempted to join in. But everything changes when the notorious Mistress Anne inadvertently reveals the caring heart concealed beneath her Domme armor.

Now, he’s set his sights on the beautiful Shadowlands Mistress. Maybe he’d considered himself vanilla, but she can put her stiletto on his chest any day, any time. He’ll trust her delicate hands to hold his heart. And if she wants to whip his ass on the way to an outstanding climax, he’s just fine with that too.

Sure, he knows she likes “pretty boy” slaves. And he’s older. Craggy and rough. And six-five. Minor hindrances. The mission is a go.

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Excerpt & Giveaway: Every Last Breath by Jennifer L. Armentrout

July 28th, 2015 Bridget Posted in Blog Tour 4 Comments »

Jennifer L Armentrout author photoToday is the release day of Every Last Breath by Jennifer L. Armentrout! This is the final book in The Dark Elements series! I have personally loved this series, there are gargoyles, hot demons and a kick-butt heroine. Check out my review for the first two books in the series here & here! We have an excerpt from Every Last Breath down below and there is also a great giveaway!

One lucky reader will win a signed set of the Dark Elements Series (White Hot Kiss, Stone Cold Touch and Every Last Breath)!!!

About Jennifer:

# 1 NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY Bestselling author Jennifer lives in Martinsburg, West Virginia. All the rumors you’ve heard about her state aren’t true. When she’s not hard at work writing. she spends her time reading, working out, watching really bad zombie movies, pretending to write, and hanging out with her husband and her Jack Russell Loki.

Her dreams of becoming an author started in algebra class, where she spent most of her time writing short stories….which explains her dismal grades in math. Jennifer writes young adult paranormal, science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary romance. She is published with Spencer Hill Press, Entangled Teen and Brazen, Disney/Hyperion and Harlequin Teen. Her book Obsidian has been optioned for a major motion picture and her Covenant Series has been optioned for TV.

She also writes adult and New Adult romance under the name J. Lynn. She is published by Entangled Brazen and HarperCollins.

You can visit Jennifer around the web here: Website | Blog | Twitter | Facebook

Want to read more from Jennifer L. Armentrout?

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Every Last Breath Excerpt:

Roth cleared his throat. “Shortie, look…look at your hand.”

Look at my hand? Why in the world would he be asking me to do that in the midst of all the cray?
“Do it,” he said quietly and too gently.

The dread exploded in my gut like buckshot, and my gaze dropped to my left hand. I expected to see the weird marbling of black and gray, a mixture of the demon and Warden that existed inside of me and a combination I’d become almost familiar with by now. My nails had lengthened and sharpened, and I could tell they were hard enough to cut through steel, as hard as my skin, but my skin…it was still pink. Really pink.

“What the…?” My gaze traveled to my other hand. It was the same. Just pink. My wings twitched, reminding me that I had shifted.

Zayne swallowed. “Your…your wings…”

“What about my wings?” I almost screeched, reaching be? hind me. “Are they broken? Did they not come out—” The tips of my fingers came into contact with something as soft as silk. My hand jerked back. “What…”

Stacey’s watery eyes had doubled in size. “Um, Layla, there’s a mirror above the fireplace. I think you need to look in it.”

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I met Roth’s gaze for a second before I spun around and all but ran to the fireplace I was sure Stacey’s mom had never used. Clutching the white mantel, I stared at my reflection.

I looked normal, like I did before I shifted…like I was going to class or something. My eyes were the palest shade of gray, a watered-down blue. My hair was so blond it was almost white, and a mess of waves that went in every direction like usual. I looked like a colorless china doll, which was nothing new, except for the two fangs jutting out of my mouth. I wouldn’t show them off at school, but that wasn’t what caught my attention and held it.

It was my wings.

They were large, not as massive as Zayne’s or Roth’s, and normally they were almost leathery in texture, but now they were black…black and feathered. Like legit feathered. That soft, silky thing I’d felt? It had been tiny feathers.

Feathers.

“Oh my God,” I whispered at my reflection. “I have feathers.”

“Those are definitely feathered wings,” Roth commented.

I whipped around, knocking over a lamp with my feathered right wing. “I have feathers on my wings!”

Roth cocked his head to the side. “Yeah, you do.”

He was absolutely no help, so I turned to Zayne. “Why do I have feathers on my wings?”

Zayne shook his head slowly. “I don’t know, Layla. I’ve never seen anything like this.”

“Liar,” hissed Roth, shooting him a dark look. “You’ve seen that before. So have I.”

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Every Last Breath

Available July 28, 2015 from Harlequin Teen

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Some loves will last ‘til your dying breath

Every choice has consequences—but seventeen-year-old Layla faces tougher choices than most. Light or darkness. Wickedly sexy demon prince Roth, or Zayne, the gorgeous, protective Warden she never thought could be hers. Hardest of all, Layla has to decide which side of herself to trust.

Layla has a new problem, too. A Lilin—the deadliest of demons—has been unleashed, wreaking havoc on those around her…including her best friend. To keep Sam from a fate much, much worse than death, Layla must strike a deal with the enemy while saving her city—and her race—from destruction.

Torn between two worlds and two different boys, Layla has no certainties, least of all survival, especially when an old bargain comes back to haunt them all. But sometimes, when secrets are everywhere and the truth seems unknowable, you have to listen to your heart, pick a side—and then fight like hell…

“Armentrout is a major talent…I just can’t stop reading!”

New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter

“Armentrout works her magic with swoon-worthy guys and a twist you never see coming.”

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Blog Tour & Giveaway: Chasing River by K.A. Tucker

July 12th, 2015 Kristie Posted in Blog Tour 5 Comments »

K.A. TuckerWe are absolutely thrilled to bring you the Review Tour for K.A. Tucker’s Chasing River! Chasing River is a Suspenseful Romance novel, and the third novel in K.A. Tucker’s Burying Water Series, published by Atria books, an Imprint of Simon & Schuster. Chasing River was released on July 7, 2015! If you haven’t already, be sure to grab Burying Water and Becoming Rain, the first two books in this thrilling series!! Want to know our thoughts on Becoming Rain? Read Bridget’s Review here. Click here to read Bridget’s review of Chasing River.

Enter below for your chance to win a full signed set of K.A. Tucker’s books published by Atria for 2 winners! Includes the Ten Tiny Breaths Series AND the Burying Water Series!

About K.A.:

Born in small-town Ontario, K.A. Tucker published her first book at the age of six  with the help of her elementary school librarian and a box of crayons. She currently resides in a quaint town outside of Toronto with her husband, two beautiful girls,  and an exhausting brood of four-legged creatures.

You can visit K.A. around the web here: Website | Blog | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube

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Chasing River

Available July 7, 2015 from Atria Books/Simon & Schuster

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Armed with two years’ worth of savings and the need to experience life outside the bubble of her Oregon small town, twenty-five-year old Amber Welles is prepared for anything. Except dying in Dublin. Had it not been for the bravery of a stranger, she might have. But he takes off before she has the chance to offer her gratitude.

Twenty-four-year-old River Delaney is rattled. No one was supposed to get hurt. But then that American tourist showed up. He couldn’t let her die, but he also couldn’t risk being identified at the scene—so, he ran. Back to his everyday life of running his family’s pub. Only, everyday life is getting more and more complicated, thanks to his brother, Aengus, and his criminal associations. When the American girl tracks River down, he quickly realizes how much he likes her, how wrong she is for him. And how dangerous it is to have her around. Chasing her off would be the smart move.

Maybe it’s because he saved her life, or maybe it’s because he’s completely different from everything she’s left behind, but Amber finds herself chasing after River Delaney. Amber isn’t the kind of girl to chase after anyone.

And River isn’t the kind of guy she’d want to catch

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Release Day Blitz & Giveaway: Mania by J.R. Johansson

July 8th, 2015 Bridget Posted in Blog Tour 17 Comments »

J.R.  JohanssonWe are really excited to celebrate the release of Mania by J.R. Johansson! This is the final book in the Night Walkers trilogy! This is a great young adult thriller series that I really enjoyed! Want to know more about the series and my thoughts on it? Check out my reviews of Insomnia here, Paranoia here, and Mania here!

To celebrate the release of Mania J.R. is hosting an amazing giveaway for a $100 Visa Gift Card that you can enter down below! We also have an international giveaway running where you can win all three books in the Night Walker Trilogy here!

About J.R.:

J.R. Johansson writes YA Thrillers, tweets, and watches football–not necessarily in that order. She’s the author of the Night Walkers Saga: INSOMNIAPARANOIA and MANIA (July 8, 2015). The Night Walkers books are out in eleven countries and will be coming soon to three more. No, she doesn’t speak that many languages. Yes, she wishes she did. CUT ME FREE came out in January 2015 with FSG/Macmillan and they’ll be releasing THE ROW in Fall 2016. She is represented by Kathleen Rushall of Marsal Lyon Literary Agency.

You can visit J.R. around the Web here:  Website | Blog | Twitter | Facebook

Want to read more from J.R. Johansson?

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Mania

Available July 8, 2015 by Flux

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Jack and his half-brother Parker have no time to mourn the loss of their father, Daniel Chipp. With an attack by the body-stealing Takers imminent, the pair must put aside their grief and track down the ingredients of Daniel’s formula—one that will rein in the power-hungry Takers—to keep their family and friends out of danger.

Their only hope lies in a puzzle their father left behind, a riddle where each brother unknowingly possesses a piece of the solution. The puzzle sets them on a deadly path, spiraling between reality and the world of dreams where nothing and no one can be trusted entirely. And when Parker finds himself deep in the fray between the Takers and the other Night Walkers, it’s up to Jack to complete the formula and save his brother’s life.

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Blog Tour & Giveaway: Becoming Jinn by Lori Goldstein

July 7th, 2015 Bridget Posted in Blog Tour 14 Comments »

Lori GoldsteinLori Goldstein is stopping by the blog today as part of her Summer of Jinn Blog Tour and she has a special announcement: Azra has a real, live voice! The audiobook for Becoming Jinn is fresh off the production block, and Lori’s giving away one Audible digital download exclusively on this blog. Enter to win below!

We also have a fun interview with Lori all about the main character in Becoming Jinn. If you can’t tell by the title this is a young adult paranormal story featuring genies! Becoming Jinn was released on April 21, 2015 by Feiwel & Friends!

If that wasn’t enough there is an exciting tour wide giveaway! Enter the SUMMER OF JINN Blog Tour Giveaway at the end of this post! Lori’s giving away two $20 gift cards: one to her local indie Harvard Bookstore and one to B&N! Redeemable in person or online. Open internationally. And she’s also running a special promotion in honor of the summer season. Buy #BecomingJinn by July 30 and receive free bracelet temporary tattoos. More info on Lori’s blog.

About Lori

Born into an Italian-Irish family, Lori Goldstein earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism and worked as a writer, editor, and graphic designer before embracing her love of fictional people. Lori is the author of the young adult contemporary fantasy series Becoming Jinn (Feiwel and Friends/Macmillan, April 21, 2015; Sequel, Spring 2016). When not writing or reading (preferably from a sandy local), Lori can be found chatting books and perfecting the art of efficient writing through Twitter (@loriagoldstein).

You can visit Lori around the Web here: Website | Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Tumblr

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DFT: For those of us who haven’t yet had a chance to read Becoming Jinn will you give us a short synopsis of the book?

Lori: Becoming Jinn is a modern spin on the traditional tale of wish-granting genies. So there are no lamps or bottles, no flying carpets, and no three wishes. The genies in my book are Jinn, which are spirit beings prominent in North African and Middle Eastern cultures. Becoming Jinn mixes the lore of the genies we know with that of the Jinn and is set in our contemporary world, in my home state of Massachusetts. The story follows my main character, Azra, from the day she wakes up on her sixteenth birthday and receives the magical silver bangle that forces her to start granting wishes. And I say force because the tradeoff of being able to use magic is that she’s now also tied to the Afrit, the dictatorship-like council that rules over the Jinn world. And learning to use her magic, learning to grant wishes, and keeping it all hidden from humans is just as difficult as Azra expected it would be. There’s flirtations and a budding romance, strong friendships and betrayals with her human and Jinn friends. And there’s a mystery surrounding her powers and especially surrounding the father she’s never met. The more she learns the more she realizes there’s a much darker side to becoming Jinn.

DFT: Can you tell us a little more about your protagonist?

Lori: Azra Nadira is descended from a long line of Jinn. On her sixteenth birthday, like all the members of all the generations who have come before her, she receives the powers that allow her to grant wishes for humans. But for the fifteen years before that, she’s masqueraded as a human. The transition proves just as difficult as she always feared it would be.

DFT: Azra is a spunky girl and unlike most of her kind she doesn’t want to be a genie.  She would prefer to just be a normal girl, but that’s not in the cards for her.  Because of this, she has had a hard time fitting in with others of her kind, but I liked that she was different.  What do you think is the best quality she possesses?  What do you think is her worst quality?

Lori: Azra’s best quality is her loyalty. When you break through the front so fiercely puts up, which isn’t easy to do, and enter her world, she will do anything for you. This quality, however, is also tied to her worst quality, which is being stubborn. Being so loyal to Jenny, a friend she lost when she was younger, makes it hard for Azra to give herself over to her Zar sisters. She was hurt by them and in some ways feels like opening herself up to new friendships is disrespectful to Jenny’s memory. Being stubborn means it takes Azra far too long to accept the love and help of those in her Jinn world.

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DFT: Azra has some great moments throughout the story and I was wondering if you can, without spoiling anything, tell us what Azra scene was your favorite to write?

Lori: My favorite scene to write was the ending. I knew what was going to happen from the very beginning, and once I got there, it was so much fun to get it on the page. It’s the one scene I’ll say “wrote itself.” And it matched what I had in my head from the very first one-page, plot-point outline I wrote, which is rare and pretty amazing—especially since it basically stayed the same from initial draft through final draft save for some very minor edits.

The ending is full of so much emotion and so much has built toward it. It completes Azra’s character arc while also opening the door to book two. While the ending isn’t easy and clean for Azra, it feels right for the book as a whole.

DFT: I have to ask a few questions about Henry because I just adored him.  He grew up next door to Azra, and they have a very interesting relationship. What do you like best about his character? Does he remind you of anyone from your real life?

Lori: I love Henry’s humor and the way he grounds Azra. He is in awe of her and yet at the same time is the only one who can be real with her and cut through her, at times, self-pity and self-centeredness. He brings out the best in her, and she knows it. While he’s not based on anyone in particular, there are certainly elements of my husband in him—especially that notion of unconditional support. That’s definitely a trait they both share. As is cutting through the B.S. ;)

DFT: Becoming Jinn is your debut novel, what was your reaction when you found out that you were going to be published for the first time?

Lori: If only I had a gif of me jumping up and down, Tom-Cruise-on-a-couch style…..there is no other part of this process that matches that feeling. When the call from my agent came in, I think I said two words to her in response. She probably thought I wasn’t happy about it! But I was so in shock, I couldn’t figure out what to say. The moment where your dream stops being a dream and becomes a reality is so surreal that you can’t actually feel it in that moment—at least I couldn’t. It took days for me to truly get it. Sometimes, I feel like I still haven’t.

DFT: Lucky for us this is just the first book in your series! Can you give us any hints as to what we can expect to see in book #2?

Lori: Book 2 has been done since November, which makes it hard to keep quiet about it! I can say it picks up shortly after book 1 ends, with Azra dealing with the aftermath of the wish made at the end of Becoming Jinn. It brings back all the characters from book 1 and introduces a couple more. It’s a big cast, which I love. It goes deeper into the Jinn mythology, and since the introductions to the Jinn world have already been done, it’s a fast-paced plot but still full of humor and heartache, like book 1.

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Follow all the stops on the Summer of Jinn Blog Tour:

July 2: B&N Teen Blog: My Favorite 2015 Debut Beach Reads

July 6: Fangirlish: Exclusive Chapter Reveal

July 7: Dark Faerie Tales: Q&A, Special Announcement, and Exclusive Giveaway

July 8: Adventures in YA Publishing: A BECOMING JINN Debut Lesson: The Trouble with Measuring Success

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July 17Katie’s Book Blog: Guest Writing Post

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This contest is provided by Lori Goldstein

One lucky reader will win an Audible digital download of Becoming Jinn!
(International)

Becoming Jinn

Available April 21, 2015 by Feiwel & Friends

About this Book:

Forget everything you thought you knew about genies!

Azra has just turned sixteen, and overnight her body lengthens, her olive skin deepens, and her eyes glisten gold thanks to the brand-new silver bangle that locks around her wrist. As she always knew it would, her Jinn ancestry brings not just magical powers but the reality of a life of servitude, as her wish granting is controlled by a remote ruling class of Jinn known as the Afrit.

To the humans she lives among, she’s just the girl working at the snack bar at the beach, navigating the fryer and her first crush. But behind closed doors, she’s learning how to harness her powers and fulfill the obligations of her destiny.

Mentored by her mother and her Zar “sisters”, Azra discovers she may not be quite like the rest of her circle of female Jinn . . . and that her powers could endanger them all. As Azra uncovers the darker world of becoming Jinn, she realizes when genies and wishes are involved, there’s always a trick.

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