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Don't forget to enter to win a hardback copy of new release The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses & Medics Behind Nazi Lines by Cate Lineberry.…Continue
Started by Michelle Newby May 18, 2013.
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Started by Michelle Newby May 3, 2013.
May is Short Story Month and today's author is Joyce Carol Oates. Ms. Oates is one of our most prolific authors: so …Continue
NEED REVIEWS I am offering a couple of ARCs of my upcoming YOUNG ADULT novel Project US. The release date is August 7! Check out the details at: http://ottilieweber.blogspot.com/2015/07/arc-for-project-us.html
NEW RELEASE! Rex Braden & Jade Johnson's wedding novella, PROMISE MY LOVE is here! Catch up with all your favorite Bradens.
<3 GET YOUR COPY HERE <3
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Only $.99 !!New Release: Comedy & Cozy Bundle by Kathy Carmichael. On sale for a limited time $.99 (reg $4.99).
Four complete stories: Sweet Romance and Cozy Mystery Reads from USA Today bestseller Kathy Carmichael. This boxed set features the first two titles from Kathy’s bestselling Texas Two-Step Series as well as her Skullduggery Inn Cozy Reads Series.
“If you love romantic comedies or cozy mystery, you're going to love this set. It's a fantastic deal, too!” ~ A Girl and Her eBooks
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NEW RELEASE Booker: Blood Ring by John W. Mefford | Author is 'a tale of greed, slave trading and murder' reviews Miki's Hope.....
"The first couple of sentences will catch you quickly and for me it continued throughout this novel! You really have to click in to read those first sentences!! Angie, Booker's assistant who is more like a partner in his PI firm has a sister--a wild child who has suddenly and mysteriously gone missing. Another girl is found horribly mutilated at a dump. Hoping the two cases are not related Booker is bound and determined to find the perpetrators. He is also trying to hold Angie together who is trying to hold it together but is scared to death for her sister.
Meanwhile Booker's daughter, Samantha is at the age where she is asking questions--you know the kind--the ones you really don't know how to answer!! It does bring some comic relief to this tale of greed, slave trading and murder.
Will Booker, Alicia and a host of other police and FBI officials be able to bring down this ring? Will Angie's sister be saved in time? And you won't believe who is really behind all this--and it is not who you will think it is!!"
Read more on the #book and series here...http://www.mikishope.com/2015/07/8-book-ga-1-winner-ww-bookerblood-...
This August I will be releasing my new Young Adult novel. Today I am revealing the book cover, the blurb and a scene from the upcoming novel.
Rachel is used to being in control of her emotions, never letting anyone get close to the real her. Nick is exactly the kind of guy Rachel has been trying to avoid getting involved with. Yet, when their school arranges a mysterious project that puts them together, they soon become trapped in a marriage that turns out to be real and legally binding, and they aren’t the only ones.While their parents try to get four hundred students out of these marriages with legal help, the teenagers must live in a compound with their respective spouses for the duration of the project. Being trapped together leaves no room for denials. As Nick begins to fall for Rachel, she does everything in her power to avoid his charms and protect her heart. All she wants is to get out of the marriage, but does she truly want out, or is she only lying to herself?
BRAND NEW RELEASE - The Road Home by Kathleen Shoop is reviewed by Libri Amori miei 'The plot is uniquely and gorgeously developed'
"I thoroughly enjoyed this book from beginning to end! It 'so well-written, compelling that I could not put it down.
The plot is uniquely and gorgeously developed. Two children Tommy and Katherine were separated from their mother Jeanie when they were 14. Their life will be tough and difficult but all of them will fight very hard to reunite the family. The story is narrated by alternating the point of view of three main characters: a narrative choice really winning.
It's the second book in " The Letters Series" but you do not have to have read the first one to enjoy this one. It's the first novel I read of this author and I look forward to reading the others, especially the Last Letter."
Read all about the #book and author here....http://libriamicimiei.blogspot.it/2015/07/review-giveaway-road-home...
Our Book Review of Hostage Of Paradox - A Qualmish Disclosure by John Rixey Moore 'An excellent read for anyone who is interested in militia accounts'......
"A personal story of one mans trials and tribulations in Vietnam. The novel revolves around the author and only the author, no politics are mentioned, from the training ground to the deployment how he felt and what his fears were.
A hard hitting account of a soldier whose job is just to follow orders without question. The vivid and excellent descriptions of the living quarters and jungle environment paint a clear image in your mind of what the soldier is facing, making you feel that you are there in the background.
An honest and open account of how one man feels when danger is all around and how you cope with the death of fellow soldiers who you have put all your faith and trust in to protect the camp where you live. An emotive and sincere story which will tug at your heart.
The truly remarkable thing about the novel is at no point are politics mentioned and is what this man had to do on a daily basis to survive. It also shows when you need help from other sources the smallest sign or gesture has the biggest impact. An excellent read for anyone who is interested in militia accounts and whats it is like to be at the forefront of a fighting campaign."
Read more on the #book and author here....http://www.beckvalleybooks.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/book-review-hosta...
Our book review of Three Silver Doves by Deborah Valerie Garner
"A very easy light read which will appeal to everyone who likes mystery stories. The author has created a character who goes from strength to strength and has also used her experience of travel and knowledge of hidden away places to create an excellent storyline around a small town.
A local jewellery maker's work is being copied and this sends our reporter on a journey fraught with danger. The expressive writing is very vivid, easy to read and digest, making it a very pleasurable read.
Anyone who has read the Agatha Raisin series by MC Beaton will love this book and the characters in it. The perfect read to take on holiday or on a long journey, although even if you were to put the book down you would easily be able to follow the storyline again. This is one of 4 stories written by this author and I will be looking out for them to add to my reading list."
Check out the #book and author herehttp://beckvalleybooks.blogspot.co.uk/2015/07/book-review-three-sil...
Love hot cowboys? DESTINED FOR LOVE (The Bradens) is reduced from $4.99 to just $.99 for a limited time! Download your copy today <3
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BRAND NEW heart-warming f/f romance, DISCOVERING DELILAH by Melissa Foster now released!Cali Book Reviews 'Melissa Foster has written this book beautifully'.......
A loving story of friendship, family & the courage to love
"My review for this book was due on July 9th, and I’ve gotta say, I’ve had the book done & review scheduled since MAY 29. After reading Catching Cassidy and reviewing it, I couldn’t wait to read Delilah’s story & learn more about her! I kind of wondered how well I would like the book because it is a female/female love story, and I’ve never read one before. I’ve gotta say though, this book was amazing! If anyone can pull off a f/f love story, it’s most definitely Melissa Foster! This story isn’t overly sexual, not overly descriptive, etc. If you’re worried about reading THAT, you don’t have to worry about it!
Delilah had a hard time “coming out” and felt guilty because her parents died right after she told them she was a lesbian, and all she could remember was the look that they gave her after she told them. For as long as she could remember, they had drilled it into her head that same-sex relationships were wrong. She felt that everyone else would look down on her when she officially came out. Her brother fully supported the fact that she is gay, which I think is completely awesome. I mean, my kids are 8, 6 & 2, but I fully think that if any of them came out and told me that they liked the same sex, I would be fine with it. It’s been completely normal in the time that I’ve grown up.
It honestly surprises me that still, in this day and age, so many people have issues with people in same-sex relationships. I have never had any issues with anyone in a same-sex relationship! Love is Love and you can’t help who you fall in love with, or at least, that is my thought on the matter.
This book picks up not too long after Catching Cassidy left off, so you don’t have to go back & try to remember certain things that are mentioned, as it’s pretty fresh in your mind!
Delilah had a long talk with her aunt one day while packing up her parents house, and she realized that it’s not just that her dad thought being gay was wrong, it was just that was how it was perceived in his generation.
I wanted to hug Delilah. I really did. After she first came together with Ashley, she didn’t want to come out to EVERYONE just yet. She was still worried about that. How do you carry on with this secret going through you? Being out in public with Ashley, she just knew everyone was giving them disapproving looks. (She was wrong)
Melissa Foster has written this book beautifully, and as usual, I’m super stoked for the next installment in this series."
Read all about the #book and author here.. http://calibookreviews.com/2015/07/discovering-delilah-book-tour-my...
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