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Review: Heating up Hawaii - Carmen Falcone

Reviewer: Brittany
Rating: 4 out of 5 Fairies
This book was short. Even with the amount of pages, there wasn't a single thing rushed or cheesy. There was lots of love, an abundance of romance, and even some sorrow. The characters were easily likable and could even be related to. Their lives have been portrayed as very relatable for the average Joe and Jane's of the world.

Now about the storyline. So sweet and yet sad at times.
When pure chance brought the couple back together, Penny is in awe and Luc is hateful. Poor Penny has to put a smile on her face and woo Luc courtesy of her boss. She must get him to give her a PR contract for his new hotel or lose her job. Neither choice is ideal for her but she does amazingly at it.

Things quickly heat up between them once in Hawaii. The remainder of the book is all about doing the re-launch party for the hotel and LOTS AND LOTS of steamy scenes between Luc and Penny.

I would rate this book a 4-star read. It was short but relatable. And …

New Release Giveaway: Crash and Burn - Chelsea Camaron

Crash and Burn

    Prequel to the Daddy's Girls Series
   Crash.....a crash ended it all and started it all.  Dina Fowler is attending college with her long time best friend Maggie Lawson.  Life is good and carefree.  Until the crash that changed it all.  Her freshman year ends with the loss of her parents in a car accident, spiraling Dina into a deep depression.  Secluding herself as she picks up the pieces to her life, slowly she finds the only person she has left is Maggie.
   Chance encounters sometimes make the most incredible moments, other times they crash and burn.  A chance encounter brings Michael barreling into a lost and vulnerable Dina's life.  Playing on every weakness she has, he weasels his way into her heart.  Slow build up to the hell that was soon to become Dina's daily nightmare.  Her parents are gone.  She wants out but has no idea how to escape her new reality.
    Can she find her way out?  Or will she be lost completely burning in her own personal hell?

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Cover Reveal: Full Throttle - Chelsea Camaron

Full Throttle Book 2.5 of the Daddy’s Girls Series Released June 21, 2013 Rereleased with new cover and fully formatted September 26, 2013
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     High school sweethearts manage to make it through college into the working world still together and going strong.  From the start of their relationship Jake has made very clear his apprehension to marriage.  Kenna understood going into this nine years ago that with Jake there would never be a ring or white dress.
     Now seeing their friends so eager to make such a serious commitment in their own relationships a crack begins to form in Jake and Kenna’s once solid foundation. 
     Will Kenna ever open up and share her dreams with Jake?  Can Jake overcome his childhood issues?  Is Kenna willing to accept things just as they are forever?  Will her desire for a more serious commitment make her change her feelings for her one love?  Is Jake enough alone or does Kenna demand more than he can give?…

Review: Beyond the Eyes - Rebekkah Ford

Reviewer: Brittany Rating: 4 out of 5 Fairies
***May contain small spoilers***
This book was so good. The synopsis intrigued me so I thought I would like it. But I didn't. I flippin' loved it. I read this book while on a bus and sitting in a bus station. I felt so many emotions while reading this from sympathy, laughter, and even swooned a few times. In fact at points I laughed so hard I had to bite my cheek to not make a complete fool of myself.

The love that Paige and Nathaniel have is down right kismet. I knew from the beginning that these two were soul mates. Not only because the book said so, but also because their characters screamed it. From the very beginning at the club, you could almost feel the connection that these two had. The many times that he was there supporting, encouraging, and grounding Paige only made the characters that more lovable. I love his character.

The other characters are just as lovable but the two that stick out the most to me are Tree and Brayden.…

Cover reveal: Beyond Repair - Chelsea Camaron

Beyond Repair
Book 3 of the Daddy’s Girls Series
Released Aug 31, 2013
Rereleased with new cover and fully formatted September 27, 2013GoodreadsAmazonBarnes and Noble

Harrison and Tiffany have a long history of hooking up. Harrison decides he wants more. Tiffany, a spoiled Southern Belle is embarrassed by a working class Harrison. After over two years apart Tiffany is missing his touch. She heads to Charlotte to claim her man.

Harrison is finally settled in Charlotte. He has a job he loves, his sister close by, great friends, and an awesome agreement going with Sophia.

Can Sophia ever want more from Harrison than just sex? Has Harrison fallen in love or just lust with Sophia?

After all this time and hurt feelings, is he really meant to be with Tiffany? Can Harrison manage to let his guard down and find his way back to Tiffany? Will Tiffany be satisfied with a regular working class mechanic? Or is their relationship in the past and beyond repair?

Book Spot & Giveaway: Divided - Livia Jamerlan

Alani LaBelle has it all, great job, amazing friends, and a loving fiancé. Traveling to Las Vegas with her girl friends for her bachelorette party was suppose to be a fun girls weekend. She never expected on her last night in Las Vegas her path would cross with an extremely sexy and kind hearted gentlemen named Ryan Kraft. Who is also generous, thoughtful and enigmatic. Their sexual chemistry unexpected and undeniable. Though it is only a few hours they share she feels a connection with him. Thinking it may be cold feet she brushes it off and tries to focus on Marco and impending nuptials.

Days before her wedding days she calls it off as her world gets ripped apart.
Needing to escape her reality she travel to Grand Forks North Dakota the place Ryan is from. She tries to convince herself and her friends that she isn't going there for him, but she is relived when there paths cross again.

Cover Reveal: Salvaged - Chelsea Camaron

Book 2 of the Daddy’s Girls Series
Released April 5, 2013
Rereleased edited version June 15, 2013
Rereleased new cover and fully formatted September 26, 2013
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Cover Reveal: Broken Dreams - Rissa Blakeley

Broken Dreams (Shattered Lives, Book One)

Elaina Cooper's world was turned upside down on her wedding day. She was about to marry Henry Daniels, the man of her dreams or so she thought. Just as she was to walk down the aisle, screams pierced the air and with that, the apocalypse had begun.

Elaina felt something was wrong; Henry knew far too much about the undead roaming the street and she was determined to get to the bottom of it no matter what it took. Henry's haunted past catches up to him in more ways than one. He must face his demons and Elaina must learn to accept him and his past. Henry is determined to fight to the very end to make their sexy, mercurial relationship work no matter what staggers in their path.

Along with their thrown together band of survivors, they must travel south to face Henry's haunted past. There will be joys and loss but in the end, can love hold them together?
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Cover Reveal: Restore my Heart - Chelsea Camaron

Restore My Heart
Book 1 of the Daddy’s Girls series
Released Feb 26, 2013
Rereleased with the edited version June 15, 2013
Rereleased with new cover and fully formatted September 25, 2013
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Bad Boy, Ryder Davenport comes into Dina Fowlers life in the middle of her own personal hell. Still coming to terms with the death of her parents, she pushes everyone away. When she trusts the wrong man, putting her in a bad relationship she felt she couldn’t escape, Ryder comes along. Enjoying his play boy ways, fast cars, motorcycles and a new woman in his bed nightly, Ryder had no thoughts of settling down. That is, until he sees the damage a man can do when he meets a very broken Dina. He changes in hopes of one day being enough for her.

But, can she ever feel safe with a man again? Ryder has restored hundreds of classic cars can he restore Dina’s heart?

Re-Release: Surfacing the Rim: Book 2 - Venessa Kimball
The impending galactic event that will invade and evolve our world is upon us and our salvation lies in the hands of Jesca and her fellowship of Dobrian guardians. The sadistic Sondian fellowship’s inhumane corruption of our world is spreading like wildfire, redrawing lines between allies and enemies. Jesca’s fortitude is put to the test when she must make crucial decisions in battle and in love. She must choose between the predestined link that she shares with one man and the unresolved attraction she holds for another.
Will Jesca have enough courage to surface the rim of this reality?

*The Piercing the Fold series is intended for Mature Young Adult and Adult readers due to the paranormal and unorthodox scientific concepts addressed throughout. This series contains a rich mixture of the paranormal, science fiction, romance, adventure, and suspense.

Cover Reveal & Giveaway: Stacey Rourke Gryphon Series

Well friends, we some more exciting news! The award winning Gryphon Series from best selling author Stacey Rourke has made some exciting changes. Each book will have all new covers and AMAZING illustrations. But that's not all, today you are getting a sneak peek at the next thrilling book in the series, Ascension!

Release Day Review & Giveaway: Her Wicked Angel - Felicity Heaton

It's the release day for Her Wicked Angel, the sixth book in Felicity Heaton's Her Angel romance series! Read on to find out more about this new addition to the series, a great offer on Her Guardian Angel, and also a fantastic giveaway she's running until September 29th! Reviewer: Bex
Rating: 5 out of 5 fairies
Her Wicked Angel is one Hell of a read - pun intended! From the moment the novel opens, we are caught up in the thick of action and are treated to two previously introduced characters, Asmodeus and Liora. What I immediately loved about Her Wicked Angel was that there's no preamble. The characters are immediately caught up in one another and are crafted in such a beautifully delicious way, that I was eager to support their story and their connection.

This series is by far one of my favourite angle/demon series to-date. As such, I always have high expectations for this author. Reassuringly and unsurprisingly, the author, Felicity Heaton, has once again successfully c…

Blog Hop Tour: "Love and other Demons - All about The Witching Pen novellas"

It's an exciting time of year for the fabulous Dianna Hardy and for all of her fans too. We're almost at the point where we will finally get our hands on the final installment of Dianna's Witching Pen series. Until then, be sure to get excited and enjoy getting to know one of her hunky characters a little bit better.
With The Last Dragonreleased on 4th October, we’re having a little recap at everything that’s happened in this paranormal fantasy romance series so far. Today, we meet Lucifer, the first of God's angels to have fallen from Heaven.
Most consider him a legend, and wonder if he even existed – that's how 'mysterious' Lucifer is as a character, and we soon learn that he likes to keep things hidden, as hinted at in the blurb to The Last Dragon: …her right-hand-man, Lucifer, has secrets which are causing fissions among every race.
It's hard to talk to much about Lucifer without giving things away, but he is dark, and deep (too deep, perhaps), and no …

Pre-Release Tour Review & Giveaway: Popping the Cherry - Aurelia B. Rowl

Just TWO days until the release of Popping the Cherry by Aurelia B. Rowl. Get excited, enter the giveaway, and check out our review.

Book Release: Twisted - N.L Greene

Twisted By: N.L. Greene Genre: NA Contemporary Romance Expected Release Date: September 13th, 2013 
Growing up isn’t always easy.  But for most teenage girls, they can rely on their best friend to help them get through the process.  A BFF is something that is truly treasured and completely irreplaceable.  You share all of your secrets, and are loyal and honest with each other, even when you’re acting just a little bit crazy.  You have each other’s backs no matter what and you form a bond that is virtually unbreakable. 
At least that’s what normal teenage girls experience. 
Nat and Mel have been bestie’s since childhood and Nat has followed her blindly ever since.  But as Nat’s friendship with Mel begins to lead her down the wrong path, she starts to question the sincerity of their relationship.  Nat starts to see Mel’s manipulative, deceitful ways become more focused on her.  Will Natalie hold on tight to the friendship she’s had her entire life, no matter what it cost her?  Or will she let…

Review: The Royal Flush - D.N Simmonds

Reviewer: Brittany
Rating: 5 out of 5 Fairies
Oh how much I ducking love reading these books. I have enjoyed each character, each word, each and every single book. For The Royal Flush I had a smile on my face from Walter to feet (a.k.a. very first word to the very last ). I laughed so much at points that my husband told me that a person should not laugh that much from a book. And I responded with “Shush it, Mister.” I literally lost time; I was so entranced in this story. Hours flew by and I didn’t even realize it until I was running late getting ready for work. So far from this series, this one was my favorite.

Darian is this character that everyone knows, but no one really knows. You not only learn so much more about his past, but you also learn about his Maker, Kysen, and his past as well. Darian’s past created who he has become as a vampire. And I was very grateful what his history consisted of. It helped me understand the characteristics that I, as well as Natasha, didn’t really agr…

Review: CTRL Z: By Danika Stone

Reviewer: John
Rating: 5 out of 5 Fairies
At first, I was put off by the strange names, improbable names in my experience, but there again, I don’t live in New York. I then started to think of them, as much as anything, as aliases, names changed to protect the innocent, because this is a totally believable story.
Marq is not a central character, but we all know someone like him; he does the same job you, but always has a better car, better clothes, lives in a better neighbourhood...
He might be the guy at college who can get the pills to help you stay awake to study, and the pills & powder to help you celebrate/commiserate afterwards, or the guy who can connect you to the right politician/businessman; it doesn’t matter which strata of society you move in, he’s there.
Jude is drawn in by this seemingly easy, if a little dubious lifestyle. Purely by chance he meets the beautiful & enigmatic Indigo and against a backdrop of secrets they hold from each other they grow closer.
Jude’s …

Review: Slow Hand Quickens - Allie Mathews

Reviewer: Bex
Rating: 4 out of 5 Fairies
I enjoyed Slow Hand Quickens thoroughly. It was a deeply moving, yet uplifting coming of age-story, focusing on abuse, friendship and love.

The style and the pace of the novel worked successfully to allow the reader to follow the drama and Kristen's reaction to the situations she found herself.

This is a book that left me in tears. My heart broke on many occasions for the main character and for Chris. For such an array of sensitive and emotive subject issues that the author bravely broached, Allie Mathews did so with careful craft and consideration.

The graphic and sometimes disturbing scenes, the author especially handled well. She was sensitive, yet still enabled us to see the rawness and vulnerability of her characters. She held back just enough.

I particularly like the ways in which the main character, Kristen, grows and develops, especially when forming her tentative friendship with her bff, Mila.

Slow Hand Quickens is an inspiring read. Ni…

Tour Review & Giveaway: Three of Diamonds - W. Ferraro

Reviewer: Brittany Rating: 5 out of 5 Fairies When I first started reading the Hamden Series, I loved how real each character was. Each story was sweet, loving, and down-to-earth. But this one was all that plus, oh so much, more. This lovely tale added in each of those characteristics plus a heck of a lot of fun kinkery. I love me a good kink tale. And this one housed that plus everything real of the other characters.
I am a sucker for a man that is good with children. And I’m completely swept away by a man that is good with special needs children. So many people are scared away by children that are special needs, and much of it is due to the lack of knowledge. Not everyone is capable of dealing with children with various conditions. Lola, Aimee, and even Wes are not one of those people. They love Boyd and it shows big time. They handle him with his episodes, his energy, and even his temper. At times I though that Wes handled him better than his own sister. Shocking, right?!

Lola is an am…

Release Day Review: Tattered Love - Lola Stark

Reviewer: Bex Rating: 5 out of 5 Fairies Tattered Love is a truly fantastic debut novel from an author set to take the indie scene by storm. The formulation of the storyline from concept, to character creation, to plot development is beautifully executed. There was barely amount that I had the chance to gasp for air and recover, not only a result of the fast-perfect pace, but also by my unwillingness to put this engrossing read down. In some books, a fast pace can be an issue, but not in Tattered Love. The speed simply works. It adds to the unfolding drama and action, and as a result, successfully helps to deliver a hot-as-Hades contemporary romance.
We are introduced to the two main characters Scarlett and Mace. It's a challenge to pinpoint which character I had a crush on the most, both are superb three-dimensional characters who are fiery, passionate and flawed. That's part of the beauty of this book - how truly real the characters are in a world on paper. The author, Lola Sta…

Cover Reveal: Phoenix - Raine Anthony

Synopsis: In a small town in Cornwall, a fighter and a schoolteacher meet. Dangerous. Bad News. Killer. This is what Phoenix sees when he looks in the mirror. Shy. Timid. Afraid. This is what Eve sees in her own reflection. But when Eve looks at Phoenix she sees a strong, handsome, sensual man. And when Phoenix looks at Eve he sees a beautiful, untouchable, heavenly creature. Together they will help each other to escape the labels they have lived with for so long. Will the ghosts of their pasts return to hinder their happiness? Or will true love lead to freedom? Phoenix is a story of two lonely souls finding solace in one another’s hearts.
**Stay tuned for THE PHOENIX TOUR to celebrate the book’s release, starting October 7th!** For more details on the tour, visit Pre-order the book on Smashwords now: