Thursday, March 31, 2016

Yours Truly, 2095


Yours Truly, 2095
by c
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GENRE: Time Travel Romance

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Jeff Blue - the victim of a time-travel conspiracy - wakes up trapped in the year 2095. The only familiar face is J0, a robotic copy of the wife he left behind in 1981. But can she be trusted? J0 could be the only key to unlock Jeff's journey home, but it will require her to do something against her programming , something human.

During Jeff's perilous journey through the future, he will have to discover the truth about J0's origins, and solve the mystery behind how he wound up in 2095, in order to uncover the reality of his own destiny.

Armed with a one-way ticket to the moon, Jeff must race against the clock to seize what might be his last chance to return home to his time. A time without hover cars, Justice Computers, or TeleSkins - a time over 100 years ago.

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Enjoy an EXCERPT:


Kelly led the way to the top of the stairs as her husband sat at the poker table to appease his guests. When we reached the second floor, I could hear one of their daughters singing from a bedroom.

“Someday I won’t be anybody—I’ll just be the sky …”

It was very prophetic and, yet, very sad.

“Mama?”

“Yes, Mimi?”

“Who’s here?”

“Mr. Blue. He lived in this house before us. He just wanted to see it again,” Kelly answered.

Mimi scuffled out into the hallway to greet us. My heart almost stopped in my chest. She looked at me suspiciously as soon as she saw me in the hallway.

“Mama, this is the man who gave me the flower today!”

Mimi ran back into her room to grab her daisy. Kelly looked at me with curious eyes. I could sense J0 make the connection between Mimi’s flower and the flowers that I had brought home earlier. Out of my peripheral vision, I saw her turn and glare at me. I realized that explaining the situation to Mimi’s mother was probably more important than J0’s impending wrath.

“Jeff, were you the one who gave Mimi that flower? She told me that some guy stopped to watch her and her friends play soccer, and then he gave all the girls a flower. My first reaction was to call the police and let the Justice Computer handle the situation.”

“I’m sorry if I scared you, Kelly,” I began. “I had just come from the mall after buying daisies for Julie. I was trying to find this house before I went home, but I could only remember the street name, not the address. I saw Mimi and her friends playing, and I was just trying to be friendly. I didn’t mean any harm.”

I hoped that my answer would satisfy both Kelly and J0 at the same time, so I wouldn’t have to face J0’s asperity once we got back to the hover car.

“That’s so sweet,” Kelly said. “You can’t even accept a nice gesture anymore without suspicion these days, it seems. It’s sad, really, when you think about it.”

Although I was relieved that Kelly seemed satisfied with my explanation, I was sure that J0 was going to interrogate me later, especially since the ELO device hadn’t tracked me going anywhere near West Winter Street.

“Did you thank Mr. Blue?” Kelly asked her daughter.

“Yes, Mama.”

“You have a sweet girl,” J0 commented.

I shot J0 a quizzical look. I couldn’t quite decipher if she was just being tactful to keep up appearances while we were inside the Kaminskis’ house. I was even more frightened that I was going to be berated once we left.
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AUTHOR Bio and Links:

Brian Paone was born and raised in the Salem, Massachusetts area. An award winning author, his love of writing began through the medium of short stories at the young age of twelve. After almost 20 years of consistently writing short stories for only his friends and family to read, Brian's first full-length novel was published in 2007, and he has published two more since then. Brian is married to an Officer in the US Navy, and they have 3 children. Brian is a Police Officer for the St. Mary's GA Police Department and has been working in Law Enforcement since 2002. He is also a self-proclaimed roller coaster junkie, and his favorite color is burnt-orange.

www.BrianPaone.com
www.facebook.com/BrianPaonesNovels
@PaoneBrian

Links to buy:
www.BrianPaone.com/yours-truly-2095  (personal)
http://www.amazon.com/Yours-Truly-2095-Brian-Paone-ebook/dp/B00YFLORGS/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 (Amazon
http://www.audible.com/pd/Sci-Fi-Fantasy/Yours-Truly-2095-Audiobook/B00ZJJHYVA/ref=a_search_c4_1_1_srTtl?qid=1453389160&sr=1-1 (audible)

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Monday, March 28, 2016

The Productivity Book by Michael Brecht




The Productivity Book by Michael Brecht

As a mother, and a homeschooling mother at that, productivity can be a daily struggle. So when I was asked to review The Productivity Book by Michael Brecht as part of the current book tour, I was actually pretty excited to do so. I found the book to be not only helpful, but quite enjoyable to read. My kids are my main priority, especially since I have decided to invest in home schooling them: this is quite literally a 24 hour a day job, seven days a week, with no vacation time. And I wouldn’t want to be doing anything else, because it is wonderful and rewarding. That all being said, there are certainly times when there seems to be a million things to do and so little time to do it all in. That’s called life with kids. I know that even those parents out there who don’t home school – some of the interviewees in this book for example – you are all in the same boat. You know how much your time can get constrained and how difficult it can be to fit everything into the 24 hours we are all allotted each day. As well-oiled as your routine may be, I don’t think there is a parent out there who doesn’t continue to look for tips and tricks to make everything just a little easier and more productive. So naturally, I wanted to see what wisdom existed within these pages.

Here is the basic run down. The Productivity Book is a book of interviews with 30 working professionals from various different industries discussing their tips and tricks for good time and task management. For a non-fiction, advice book, I found it to be actually quite light and easy to read, and actually quite entertaining, since some of the interviewees have a pretty good sense of humor. You can read more about the book here.

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My Impression

The advice in the book covers everything from building a daily routine and good habits, to health, sleep, structuring projects, working within time constraints, even some of the apps or technology that they use to keep things organized and keep them on track. One thing I really appreciated reading that was unanimous throughout the book was that each interviewee made personal time a priority, especially time with their families. I was a little apprehensive at first, thinking the book would be focused on 60+ hours a week working professionals who make their entire lives revolve around work and work alone. But that was not the case with this book. It was refreshing to read how they all felt their life quality was an important factor to help their professional life, and that making time for themselves and especially their families was a big part of that. Since my family is my life, I really appreciated this approach.

A Little About the Author

Also a dedicated father and hard-working professional, Michael Brecht is the CEO of Doodle, which not so coincidentally is an organizational tool. Doodle is used personally and professionally to help people better schedule meetings, events, and projects. I have only browsed through it, but from what I can see it seems to be a pretty simple but clever idea. In his role with Doodle, Michael has spent a lot of time thinking about how things could be made easier, more efficient, and more productive so that at the end of the day you can manage to get everything (if not more) done. It is through his professional role that he came into contact with so many industry professionals, and the ones specifically featured in this book. After so many conversations about project and time management and what works for some and what works for others, he determined to put it all down in one comprehensible book that could help everyone (and not just high-powered business professionals).

The Productivity Book



The Productivity Book
by Michael Brecht

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GENRE: Non-fiction/time management

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BLURB:

Ever wondered what the secret is to productivity? Here’s a hint: there isn’t just one. Introducing the Doodle Productivity Book! Containing in-depth interviews with 30 of the world’s top productivity & time management experts, this book lifts the lid on the industry’s best kept tips and tricks. The result? An engaging and practical guide that will help you find your natural pace, so you can work smarter—not harder.

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Enjoy an Excerpt:

CONCLUSION

Since the questions we asked opened a window into a day in the life of a productivity expert, we wanted our final conclusion to reflect this. So, here’s our summary of what a productive day should look like.

The perfect day starts the night before. Outline your goals. Whether this is a simple to-do list or time blocking, make sure tomorrow’s objectives are clear. Then sleep on it.

Everyone needs a different amount of sleep. Know what works for you and structure your schedule around that. Nearly all of our experts cited adequate rest as essential to maintaining productivity.

Wake up bright and early. Leave enough time to spend at least an hour and a half preparing for the day. Whether it’s reading, yoga, Pilates, running or simply thinking. Follow this with a healthy breakfast and you’re good to go.

Get to work. Now that you’ve prepared mentally, it’s time to take on the day. This period is when you’re at your most productive, so use it wisely. Let the calls go to voicemail, put your cellphone on silent and don’t answer emails. Emails are rarely worth your most energized and motivated moments. Unless it’s a creative meeting, don’t take it.

If you need time constraints, use a timer! Or the Pomodoro Technique.

Once you’re into the afternoon, time block to focus on admin and less important tasks like responding to emails and taking meetings. This will stop you from getting distracted and help you to focus on one thing at a time.

Because your brain is slower, this is the best part of the day to incorporate technology. So, start up your favorite tried and tested apps and use them to help you take notes, see your reminders, book appointments and whatever else is important. And remember, saying “no” can be more productive than “yes”.

By this point, you should have had a highly productive day. So, use the evening to relax with friends or family. But remember: A little planning the night before can go a long way toward having a successful, fulfilling tomorrow.


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AUTHOR Bio and Links:

I am a serial entrepreneur, have more than twenty years of experience in IT and Digital Media and have held several international leadership positions in Europe and AustralAsia.

Since the beginning of 2014 I am CEO of Doodle – the world’s favourite online scheduling tool. Together with my fantastic team we have integrated Doodle into the Digital Portfolio of Tamedia AG, Switzerland’s largest media company. Our focus is to grow the business into a global application while strengthening its product offerings and continuing its successful monetisation. Doodle AG is a highly profitable business with offices in Zurich and Berlin.

My experience ranges from founding a start-up to various exits to multi-national corporates and subsequent integration. I enjoy topics of digital transformation and the leadership of highly innovative teams with a particular focus on growing a business internationally.

Now that digitalisation is increasingly becoming a topic for all businesses from start-up to large corporate, I have decided to start my own blog. Here you’ll find information on productivity topics, quotes about personal and professional efficiency, my reviews of awesome apps I use myself and I am trying to present a few stories that aren’t meant to be too serious too.

In my private life I am married and our home comprises of four children and our dog (an Australian Labradoodle). We are currently living in five different countries and I myself carry a German and an Australian passport. I enjoy sports, in particular football, swimming, tennis and all kinds of outdoor activities and I am passionate about the discovery of great wines.

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Monday, March 21, 2016

Quantum Cover Reveal

Quantum Cover Reveal

With Author M.S. Force

Welcome to the long awaited & hot new cover reveal for M.S. Force's Quantum Series! Whether you're already a fan, or new to this great series, eat your heart out at these new covers as part of Novel Publicity's exclusive cover reveal with M.S. Force! [gallery size="large" type="slideshow" ids="18092,18090,18091,18093,18094"] As part of this exciting cover reveal, the author is also hosting a giveaway with some stellar prize packages. Each prize includes four signed paperbacks with the original covers, a $25 Amazon gift card and Quantum swag.

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Introduction to the Quantum Series

Virtuous, Book 1

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VirtuousNewhighresThe first installment in the New York Times bestselling Quantum trilogy by author Marie Force, writing as M.S. Force.

He's a sexual dominant. She's sworn off sex. There's no way they can make a relationship work—or can they? Natalie Bryant has worked for years to reinvent herself into the woman she is today—a happy teacher fresh out of college and enjoying her first winter in New York City with her faithful dog, Fluff. Natalie isn't expecting her life to change completely during a routine stroll through Greenwich Village on a blustery January day. But when Fluff breaks loose and charges into a park, Natalie gives chase and crashes into her destiny. Only after Fluff bites and draws blood from the man who accidentally knocked Natalie down does she realize Fluff has bitten the biggest movie star in the world. He has no business being enthralled by the gorgeous, young, innocent teacher... Natalie captivates Flynn Godfrey the moment their eyes meet. And the only thing he knows for certain is if he lets Natalie get away, he'll regret it for the rest of his life. But can he turn his back on the lifestyle that has defined him? And most of all, can he keep his truth hidden from her long enough to have forever with her? From Hollywood to Las Vegas, Flynn and Natalie's whirlwind love affair has it all—romance, passion, steamy hot sex, relentless paparazzi and a murder that could be their undoing. Flynn is a dirty-talking hero who puts it all on the line for the women he loves, who leaves no desire unfulfilled, who will do anything it takes to protect what's his... Click here to read the first two chapters of Virtuous.

Valorous, Book 2

ValorousNewhighresThe second installment in the New York Times bestselling Quantum trilogy by author Marie Force, writing as M.S. Force. He's a sexual dominant. She's sworn off sex. There's no way they can make a relationship work—or can they? After crashing into her destiny, Natalie discovers destiny can be a double-edged sword when it includes the biggest movie star in the world... Can Flynn and Natalie's new love survive the incessant scrutiny, among other challenges they face? From Hollywood to Las Vegas, Flynn and Natalie's whirlwind love affair has it all— romance, passion, steamy hot sex, relentless paparazzi and a murder that could be their undoing. Flynn is a dirty-talking hero who puts it all on the line for the women he loves, who leaves no desire unfulfilled, who will do anything it takes to protect what's his...

Victorious, Book 3

VictoriousNewhighresThe third installment and thrilling conclusion in the New York Times bestselling Quantum trilogy by author Marie Force, writing as M.S. Force. He's a sexual dominant. She's sworn off sex. There's no way they can make a relationship work—or can they? Flynn and Natalie's destiny is sealed in this riveting conclusion to the initial Quantum trilogy. When Flynn pushes Natalie to her absolute limits, will she fall deeper in love or run away from him forever? From Hollywood to Las Vegas, Flynn and Natalie's whirlwind love affair has it all—romance, passion, steamy hot sex, relentless paparazzi and a murder that could be their undoing. Flynn is a dirty-talking hero who puts it all on the line for the women he loves, who leaves no desire unfulfilled, who will do anything it takes to protect what's his... Get started with the Quantum Series and read the first two chapters of Virtuous.  

Rapturous, Book 4

RapturousNewhighresHe's a sexual dominant. She's sworn off sex. There's no way they can make a relationship work—or can they? The story begun in the initial Quantum Trilogy picks up on Oscar night after Academy Award-winning director Hayden Roth kisses the woman he desires above all others, even though he knows she can never be his. Addison York craves her boss’s best friend, Hayden, but he has never given her an ounce of encouragement—until tonight when he kissed her after winning the Oscar. Was that kiss the start of something or another in a long line of frustrations where Hayden is concerned? Something is keeping him from acting on the attraction that simmers between them, and Addie is determined to find out what it is. But when she stumbles upon the secret that Hayden, Flynn and her other close friends have kept from her, will she allow hurt feelings to get in the way of true love? When Hayden won’t share his BDSM lifestyle with her, Addie decides to conduct her own research. Will she be intrigued or repulsed? And what will Hayden do when he finds out how she’s been spending her evenings? Warning: If you hate foul-mouthed heroes who like it a little rough and dirty, this might not be the book for you…. Contains hot and sexy BDSM scenes among other things that might not appeal to the faint of heart. Enter at your own risk and enjoy the sensual indulgence of Hayden and Addie’s steamy story! Get started with the Quantum Series and read the first two chapters of Virtuous.

Watch for Ravenous, Book 5, featuring Jasper and Ellie, later this year!

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Friday, March 18, 2016

The Deleted E-Mails of Hillary Clinton



The explosive secret e-mails Hillary Clinton doesn’t want you to read
(Or maybe she does…She’s crafty like that.)
 
Remember that time Hillary Clinton admitted that she deleted thousands of e-mails from her ultra-secret personal e-mail address while Secretary of State? Thousands of e-mails, she claimed, about her daughter’s wedding? Well, people aren’t buying it: “Hiding the truth” says The New York Post. “Conspiracy or incompetence?” asks Al-Jazeera. “Hillary Clinton Don’t Give a Sh*t” claims Wonkette. Clearly, these e-mails need to be released immediately.
 
Now, thanks to John Moe and WikiLoox, the lost messages have been retrieved and placed in this dossier. For the first time, we’ll get a look inside HRC’s well-coiffed head, reading intimate conversations with family (Bill, Chelsea), friends (Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Oprah, Beyonce), and frenemies (Obama, Palin, Putin) alike. We’ll also learn essential details about her private life, from her pop-culture obsessions to her thoughts on yoga, baking cookies, "Scandal," and much more.

Make no mistake—this is a book of critical national importance. Following her journey from mother-of-the-bride to commandress-in-chief, we’ll see how HRC handles the most challenging situations she might face in the White House, including how to respond to people who "reply all" to e-mails and how to wrangle pantsuit retailers as they compete, with increasing desperation, for her attention. Along the way, we will finally get the portrait we need—the one our country deserves—of the woman we may soon call "Madam President."


My Impression: 

The Deleted E-Mails of Hillary Clinton is a book that was simply put, hilarious. I loved that I could pick a e-mail chain and rad through it as one long conversation and be rolling with laughter. even if you know nothing about national or international affairs, you will appreciate the humor of conspiracy theories that are laid out for you throughout this book. I simply shook my head and kept on reading, especially when it came to Putin who got the blunt end of alot of the jokes!


This makes for a great bathroom or coffee table book that can picked up for a few, enjoyed and put back down for later on. Easy to enjoy and great for the price.


Disclaimer: I received a free copy from Three Rivers Press and Blogging for Books in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.

Charlotte & Loving Lies


 

Inside the Book:


 Title: Charlotte 
Author: Virginia Taylor 
Release Date: February 2, 2016 
Publisher: Lyrical Press 
Genre: Historical Romance 
Format: Ebook

A marriage most inconvenient…

After losing his first love in childbirth, Nicholas Alden knows with a great certainty that he must never be a father. But to be a husband is a very different matter—mandated by South Australian society, necessary for his family name. So when he meets beautiful social climber Charlotte, he believes he has found a wife he can keep at arm’s length. He is terribly wrong.

Born on the wrong side of the sheets, Charlotte hopes Nick can prop up her reputation long enough to secure a suitable match for her beloved cousin. She assumes that is all she can ask of her new husband—until they succumb to a night of uninhibited passion. Her heart is won in his embrace, but he doesn’t know the truth of her scandalous parentage. If he did, all would be lost.

Still, somehow, Charlotte dares to hope that her match of convenience could become something more. It is a reckless gamble, but the prize—a marriage of blazing lifelong desire—is one worth any risk…

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Meet the Author:



Virginia Taylor is an Australian writer of contemporary romantic comedy, romantic suspense, historical romance, short stories, and children’s stories.


After a stint at the South Australian School of Art, I worked for an advertising agency,  re-trained as a nurse/midwife, and then married the man of my dreams. Two children later, I began writing romance. While awaiting publication, I painted and designed various theatre sets with a fellow School of Art graduate.In 2013 I sold my first novel-length story.
 

Inside the Book:


Title: Loving Lies 
Author: Tina Donahue 
Release Date: February 16, 2016 
Publisher: Lyrical Press 
Genre: Historical Romance 
Format: Ebook

Deception knows no limits. Passion knows no bounds. When she is kidnapped, Senorita Isabella knows the men have been sent by her uncle in a murderous attempt to control her family’s fortune. But when she is rescued by a dashing and mysterious warrior, Isabella can’t imagine why a stranger would risk his life for her—until she discovers her rescuer believes she’s someone else….

Fernando de Zayas loves nothing more than the cry of battle. Defying death is his way of life. But when he discovers his betrothed has been kidnapped, he rushes to her aid—never suspecting that spirited beauty would soothe his warrior heart… With her uncle’s minions close on their heels, Isabella finds herself drawing closer to Fernando. But as the desire between them builds, her secret could keep them apart forever…

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Meet the Author:

Tina Donahue is an award-winning, bestselling novelist in erotic, paranormal, contemporary and historical romance for Kensington, Ellora’s Cave, Samhain Publishing, Siren Publishing, Booktrope, and indie. Booklist, Publisher’s Weekly, Romantic Times and numerous online sites have praised her work. Three of her erotic novels (Adored; Deep, Dark, Delicious; Lush Velvet Nights) were named finalists in the 2011 EPIC competition. Sensual Stranger, her erotic romance, was chosen Book of the Year 2010 (erotic category) at the French review site, Blue Moon reviews. The Golden Nib Award at Miz Love Loves Books was created specifically for her erotic romance Lush Velvet Nights. Deep, Dark, Delicious (erotic romance) received an Award of Merit in the RWA Holt Medallion competition. Take Me Away (erotic romance) captured second place in the NEC-RWA contest. And The Yearning (erotic paranormal) was honored with an Award of Merit in the RWA Holt Medallion competition. She’s featured in the 2012 Novel and Writer’s Market. Before penning romances, she worked in Story Direction for a Hollywood production company.
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Tour Schedule

 Monday, February 22 - Books featured at Holland Reads
Tuesday, February 23 - Books featured at Mary's Cup of Tea
Wednesday, February 24 - Books featured at Bound 2 Escape
Thursday, February 25 - Charlotte reviewed at Review All Books
Friday, February 26 - Books featured at E-Romance News
Saturday, February 27 - Books featured at Mythical Books
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Tuesday, March 1 - Books featured at 3 Partners in Shopping
Thursday, March 3 - Books featured at Harmonious Publicity
Friday, March 4 - Books featured at Literal Exposure
Sunday, March 6 - Charlotte and Loving Lies reviewed at Fascinating Quest
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Wednesday, March 9 - Books featured at Deal Sharing Aunt
Thursday, March 10 - Charlotte and Loving Lies reviewed at Our Families Adventure
Friday, March 11 - Books featured at Paranormal and Romantic Suspense Reviews
Saturday, March 12 - Charlotte reviewed at Chick with Books
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Monday, March 14 - Books featured at A Title Wave
Tuesday, March 15 - Books featured at Bent Over Bookwords
Wednesday, March 16 - Books featured at The Dark Phantom
Thursday, March 17 - Books featured at My Bookish Pleasures
Friday, March 18 - Books Featured at Voodoo Princess

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Falling Grace, Moving On, Two to Wrangle



 

Inside the Book:


Title: Falling Grace 
Author: Melissa Shirley 
Release Date: February 2, 2016 
Publisher: Lyrical Shine 
Genre: Contemporary Romance 
Format: Ebook

Finding the fairytale in Storybook Lake . . .

Grace Wade left Storybook Lake hoping to escape her crazy family and the demands of her job as a defense attorney. But not twenty-four hours after landing in a small Texas town where she hopes to find new beginnings, Grace instead finds herself in the middle of an investigation that’s turning the town inside out. Once she agrees to be the defense attorney on the case, Grace suddenly finds herself torn between twin brothers Blane Sheperd, the bad boy prosecutor on the case, and Jamie Sheperd, the sweetheart town Sheriff . . .

Grace thought life in a small town would be simple, but simple has a way of eluding her. To find her way to a happy ending, she’ll have to master the art of following her heart . . .

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Meet the Author:

As an author, Melissa Shirley believes in fairytales, happily ever after, and destiny. Born and raised in Illinois, and a mother of eight, she lives with her husband and three youngest children in a quiet town in the southern part of the state where she spends her time writing and watching her children grow into the people she has always dreamed. Please visit her at melissashirley2.wix.com/melissashirleyauthor  

 

Inside the Book:


Title: Moving On 
Author: Kate L. Mary 
Release Date: February 16, 2016 
Publisher: Lyrical Shine 
Genre: Contemporary Romance 
Format: Ebook

After a year with her dying aunt, Bette knows what she wants from life.

1. Keep Aunt Missy’s House
 2. Get Her Dream Job
 3. Never Compromise

Chris Pressley is the perfect roommate—uptight and damaged and hung up on his ex. And hot. Bette doesn’t date, but she definitely likes looking.

Chris just needs to get away from the happiest couple on campus: the sweet, shy girl he loves and his former best friend. Watching Bette rock her tattoos and her curves even as she builds her own business is an education. That’s probably why he can’t keep his mind off her…

Bette isn’t interested in changing for anyone. But the heat rising between her and Chris won’t leave her the same…

 “Definitely an up and coming author to keep an eye on.” —Mama Knows Books

 "An absorbing coming-of-age journey full of first love and first heart break." —USA Today Bestselling author, K.A. Tucker

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Meet the Author:

Kate L. Mary is a stay-at-home mother of four and an Air Force wife. She currently resides in Oklahoma with her husband and children. You can visit her at katelmary.com.
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Inside the Book:


Title: Two to Wrangle 
Author: Victoria Vane 
Release Date: February 16, 2016 
Publisher: Lyrical Shine 
Genre: Contemporary Romance 
Format: Ebook

A Country Boy

Maybe having a hot and heavy affair with the boss’s daughter wasn’t the smartest move. But country boy Ty Morgan didn’t regret a moment with city girl Monica Brandt…until she left Las Vegas to return to her life in New York. When devastating news sends her running back, Ty can’t help but open his arms. His heart, however, is another matter.

And A City Girl 

Now that Ty has what he’s always wanted—controlling interest in Hotel Rodeo—Monica is certain their time together is at an end. Then Ty asks her to come on board as a partner. Maybe it’s just her money he needs, but the chance to stick close to the sexy wrangler sure could make work a whole lot more interesting.

Get Ready To Tango

Their partnership doesn’t come without a heap of problems. The two can’t agree on anything—except their iron-hot attraction. As the hotel’s Grand Opening approaches, the truth is all too clear: Ty and Monica must find a way to mix business with pleasure if they have any shot at dancing off into the sunset together…

Praise for Victoria Vane

“Erotic and sexy.” —Library Journal on the Devil DeVere series

“For erotic passion and one-liners, the first book in Vane's new series will satisfy...Vane's latest gets a big yee-haw.” —RT Book Reviews on Slow Hand
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Meet the Author:


 Victoria Vane is an award-winning author of smart and sexy romance. Her work includes everything from wild comedic romps to emotionally compelling erotic romance. Her historical romances have received more than twenty awards and nominations to include the 2014 RONE Award for Treacherous Temptations and Library Journal Best E-Book romance of 2012 for The Devil DeVere series. She is now making waves in contemporary romance with her critically acclaimed Hot Cowboy Nights series from Sourcebooks (Slow Hand, Rough Rider, Sharp Shooter, Silver Tongue). Look for her scorching hot Hotel Rodeo series coming from Kensington early 2016.
   

Inside the Book:


Title: Wild Hearts 
Author: Melissa West 
Release Date: February 16, 2016 
Publisher: Lyrical Shine 
Genre: Contemporary Romance 
Format: Ebook

In the lush heart of Kentucky, horse racing is king, and the Hamilton family is royalty, born to produce champions. Maybe that’s because they understand wildness better than most…

Charming, reckless, and restless, youngest brother Alex Hamilton has a reputation for sweet talking his way into any woman’s arms—and failing at anything to do with the family business. So when he commits to managing their new breeding operation, it’s under one condition: he’ll focus on work and nothing else—no distractions, no fun…no women. But just when Alex has promised to keep his hands to himself, sweet, sexy Kate Littleton gallops away with his heart…

Kate knows Alex isn’t the long-term type—he proved that in a lot of delicious ways when they first met more than a year ago. But seeing him blazing with new dedication to Hamilton Stables, she can’t deny that he’s miles ahead of any other man who interests her. The attraction between them is electric right out of the gate, but it will take an unexpected loss to put them back in the race and headed for a passionate future together…

Praise for Melissa West’s Racing Hearts

“An emotional story filled with heart, humor, and second chances, Racing Hearts is a love letter to small towns, southern pride, and the heartbeat of all tight communities—its strong families. I laughed, I cried, and I never wanted to leave. An incredible story!” -- Rachel Harris, New York Times bestselling author
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Meet the Author:


Melissa West writes heartfelt Southern romance and teen sci-fi romance, all with lots of kissing. Because who doesn’t like kissing? She lives outside of Atlanta, GA with her husband and two daughters and spends most of her time writing, reading, or fueling her coffee addiction. Connect with Melissa at www.melissawestauthor.com or on Twitter @MB_West.
 
 

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Tour Schedule

 Monday, February 22 - Books featured at Harmonious Publicity
Tuesday, February 23 - Books featured at The Review From Here
Wednesday, February 24 - Books featured at Literal Exposure
Thursday, February 25 - Books featured at A Title Wave
Friday, February 26 - Books featured at Bent Over Bookwords
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Saturday, February 27 - Books featured at Crandom
Sunday, February 28 - Books featured at E-Romance News
Books featured at Mythical Books
Monday, February 29 - Books featured at Ali the Dragon Slayer
Tuesday, March 1 - Books featured at The Dark Phantom
Wednesday, March 2 - Books featured at My Bookish Pleasures
Thursday, March 3 - Two to Wrangle reviewed at Reading Reality
Friday, March 4 - Books featured at Reader Girls
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Monday, March 7 - Books featured at Deal Sharing Aunt
Tuesday, March 8 - Books featured at The Hype and the Hoopla
Wednesday, March 9 - Books featured at Write and Take Flight
Thursday, March 10 - Books featured at From Paperback to Leatherbound
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Sunday, March 13 - Books featured at Rhi Reading
Tuesday, March 15 - Two to Wrangle and Wild Hearts reviewed at A Moment With Mystee
Thursday, March 17 - Falling Grace, Moving On, Two to Wrangle and Wild Hearts reviewed at Our Families Adventure
Friday, March 18 - Falling Grace and Moving On reviewed at Happy Ever After Book Reviews
Falling Grace reviewed at Live Love Books Blog
Falling Grace and Moving On reviewed at The Phantom Paragrapher
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