Friday, January 31, 2014

Kindle Fire HDX Giveaway

February Kindle Fire
Win a Kindle Fire HDX, Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash ($229 value)   This is a joint AUTHOR & BLOGGER GIVEAWAY EVENT! Bloggers & Authors have joined together and each chipped in a little money towards a Kindle Fire HDX 7".
The winner will have the option of receiving a 7" Kindle Fire HDX (US Only - $229 Value)
  Or $229 Amazon.com Gift Card (International)
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Friday's Freebie & Giveaway

So for today I'm doing a freebie. My giveaway, ends tonight at midnight. But I'm also listing a free book from Amazon that I'm adding to my kindle. Who doesn't love free things, especially books!!! Next week I will be giving away a book. The week after that who knows! So I'm choosing Flame Moon by K.J. Jackson. I'm sure you can tell just by looking at the cover why I picked it. It's a book that I would love to have on my bookshelf if I ever got it in print.
~ Flame Moon is a stand-alone story, but also Book 1 of the Flame Moon series. Triple Infinity and Flux Flame (Books 2 & 3) are now out! ~
The Flame Moon series is intended for mature audiences--you know who you are. Why? Lots of action (violence), no cut-aways (sexual situations), and language that isn't so polite (swearing). Self-select accordingly, please.
Skye Walters thought waking up on the side of a river with no memory was her biggest problem. She had no idea that the man who had saved her from drowning, the man she now depended on, Aiden, was more than mere mortal. A warrior of ancient.
No memory, nowhere to go, Skye stays in the mountain town, only to discover she herself, has unexplained powers. Her life, her destiny, are soon out of her control, as are her feelings for Aiden. The deeper Skye gets sucked into Aiden's hidden world, the more the past, and who she really is, threatens her future, her love, her sanity.

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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Throw Back Thursday: Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series *Giveaway*


     It's not hard for me to say what books are my favorite when someone asks me.  It's been the same since 2008/2009 when I was introduced to them.  Some might have heard of it and some might not have. It's not everyone's cup of tea. 
     It's the Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series by Laurell K Hamilton. There are a total of 22 books in the series now, along with a few novellas. The easiest that I can sum up this series is Anita is a necromancer(can control the dead).  She raises people from the dead for families and court orders.  There are vampires and were's of all kinds, I'm talking rats, leopards, lions, and of course wolfs. I would classify this series as erotic paranormal. I DO NOT suggest anyone under the age of 18 to read these.  These are VERY steamy and VERY graphic.  Sadly, I haven't got to read any of the new books since I finished Bullet.  I have Hit List, Kiss the Dead and Affliction left.  I don't own any of the books past Blood Noir however because when they were released it was in hardback and I own them all in paperback, yes, my series have to match.  All hardback or all paperback, it can't be both.  OCD much??

    My favorite book from the series is Micah.  I don't want to go into detail about this book because I can give to much away.  I think that's why I don't do reviews on books because I don't know how to keep my mouth shut.  LOL 

"RAISING THE DEAD IS EASY. LOVE IS HARD..."
There are lots of reasons to raise the dead—some private, some public, In this case, the feds have a witness who died before he could speak on the record. They want him raised so his testimony can be taken. So here I am, on a plane to Philadelphia, flying off to do my job.
But I'm not alone. Micah is with me. Micah, head of the St. Louis wereleopard pard. King to my Queen. The only one of my lovers who can stir my blood with just a glance from his chartreuse cat's eyes. I was happy to have him at my side.
Until he mentioned that this will be our first time alone together. No Master Vampire. No Alpha Werewolf. Just me and Micah. And all my fears and doubts...


    I started this series when I was in cosmetology school.  One of the other students was telling me about it and started letting me read her copies.  I eventually finished school before I could finish the series, so I actually found a friend on FB who gave me her copies of the series to keep.  Her series stopped at Blood Noir, but it was in hardback.  I read it anyways and it is still on my bookshelf, just not in line with the rest of the series.  It's sitting all by it's lonesome on another shelf with stand alone books and books from my college classes.

     So how do I feel about this series????

That pretty much sums it up.  :)


Side note:  I looked for another blog that has done Throwback Thursday but didn't find one, if I simply over looked it and you know where one is PLEASE leave a comment on this post or visit the Facebook page and tell us on there. 

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday: Cress (The Lunar Chronicles Series) by Marissa Meyer



     There is just something about a well put together cover.  And this one has it.  The colors, the font, the contrast; you could say that it's got me on it's hook.  But then again, the other two books in this series are beautiful as well.


Cress
The Lunar Chronicles Series, #3
Release date: February 4, 2014
Pre-Order information
Barnes & Noble   $16.35
Amazon               $16.04








In this third book in Marissa Meyer's bestselling Lunar Chronicles series, Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, now with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. Together, they’re plotting to overthrow Queen Levana and prevent her army from invading Earth.
Their best hope lies with Cress, a girl trapped on a satellite since childhood who’s only ever had her netscreens as company. All that screen time has made Cress an excellent hacker. Unfortunately, she’s being forced to work for Queen Levana, and she’s just received orders to track down Cinder and her handsome accomplice.
When a daring rescue of Cress goes awry, the group is splintered. Cress finally has her freedom, but it comes at a higher price than she’d ever expected. Meanwhile, Queen Levana will let nothing prevent her marriage to Emperor Kai, especially the cyborg mechanic. Cress, Scarlet, and Cinder may not have signed up to save the world, but they may be the only hope the world has.

Book #1
Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl. . . .
Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world’s future.
Book #2

Cinder is back and trying to break out of prison—even though she’ll be the Commonwealth’s most wanted fugitive if she does—in this second installment from Marissa Meyer.

Halfway around the world, Scarlet Benoit’s grandmother is missing. It turns out there are many things Scarlet doesn't know about her grandmother, or the grave danger she has lived in her whole life. When Scarlet encounters Wolf, a street fighter who may have information as to her grandmother's whereabouts, she is loath to trust this stranger, but is inexplicably drawn to him, and he to her. As Scarlet and Wolf unravel one mystery, they encounter another when they meet Cinder. Now, all of them must stay one step ahead of the vicious Lunar Queen Levana.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Facebook page and giveaway!!!!

Well, I finally went ahead and did it. I made a FB "like" page.  I would greatly appreciate it.
To show how much you all mean to me, I will be holding a couple of giveaways.



They will be held separately.  One is for all my followers, new and old, here on blogger.  All it requires is for you to be a follower, if you would like extra entries, you can follow me on Twitter and Instagram.
The second one will be taking place on FB. All you have to do is like the page.  I will be holding giveaways at 100, 200, 300, 400, & 500 likes and so on.  There will also be bigger giveaways at 250, 500, 750 and 1000.
***None of these giveaways are sponsored by FB or Blogger.  They are coming out of my pocket.*** It sucks that I have to say this stuff.


Each prize is a $10 gift card to B&N or Amazon.


The blog giveaway will run till the end of January.
The FaceBook giveaway will be a continuously running giveaway.
To enter the FaceBook giveaway please click HERE 
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Thursday, January 2, 2014

Cover Reveal: Never Been Ready by J.L. Berg & Giveaway

     So I found this pretty awesome author on Facebook.  I'm pretty excited that I have her in my kindle now.  I suggest that you get her in yours as well.  :)
     Today's post is the cover reveal of her newest book Never Been Ready.  I can't wait to read this one.  It is the second book of a series.  The first one is When You're Ready.  If you would like to look at it for a minute, you can check it out on GoodReads.  Don't worry, it opens into a new window.
     To start off I thought I would get you familiar with J.L.


J.L. Berg is a California native living in the South.  She’s married to her high school sweetheart and they have two beautiful girls that drive them batty on a daily basis.  When she’s not writing, you will most likely find her curled up with her iPad reading, in a yoga studio or devouring anything chocolate. 

Website: www.jlberg.com
Twitter: @authorjlberg



So how about that book??

 Yeah, go ahead and click on it for a new window of the full size.  It's ok, I'll wait.  :)

So this is what it says on the back.


Leah Morgan was done with men. After barely surviving a horrendous childhood, and a boyfriend who bailed when things got rough, Leah had given up on love. Then she met him, Hollywood’s new golden boy who suddenly had eyes only for her. She tried to convince herself that one night couldn’t hurt, but after six months, the memories of his mesmerizing gaze and searing touch still invaded her every thought. Declan James had just one rule when it came to women. Keep it simple, and never linger. That all changed the moment he met Leah. Even across a crowded bar, he could tell she was different. Sweet, with just the right amount of sass, she made him break his golden rule and now he couldn’t walk away. When casual becomes anything but, and emotions run deep, will Leah and Declan fight their fears, or let old insecurities tear them apart? When Declan’s past comes roaring back in a way neither of them could have expected, will they stand united or be torn apart by the challenges that lie ahead? It was only supposed to be one night, but only forever will do.    

Sounds pretty great, doesn't it.....yeah, I thought so too!   And what kind of book reveal isn't complete without a little teaser from said book.



"So, when exactly do I get my striptease?" I asked.


"Well, that's up to you, Hotshot."
"Hotshot?" 
"Yep. Cocky attitude, arrogant disposition, and sexy as fuck--it's a good nickname."
"All right, so what are your terms, Leah?" 
I fought back the urge to touch her. Stuffing my hands into my pockets, I paced the room in a vain attempt at keeping myself from just saying, Fuck it, and pinning her against the wall before she could lay down any terms or requirements. Because whatever she was about to say, I was going to agree. She didn't know it, but she had my balls in her perfect little hands, and I was at her fucking mercy. I both hated and wanted her at the same time. She made me feel out of control and weak with need. I couldn't stop the pursuit, and I couldn't walk away.
"I will not be an easy fuck whenever you get too lazy to find a new bimbo for the evening. I will not allow you in my bed, wondering where you've been and what kind of sloppy seconds I'm getting," she declared. 
Then, she said the one thing I never wanted to hear. 
"I want to be exclusive with you--for however long we decide to do this. I don't care about labels or dates. You don't have to take me out to dinner, bring me flowers, or buy me anniversary presents. The only thing I ask is that, for the time we are together, you are mine."
"Yes," I answered immediately, surprising us both. 
"Yes? That's it? No counteroffer? No freak-out or temper tantrum, Declan?" 
"No, Leah, no temper tantrum. Just one request." 
I joined her on the sofa. My thigh brushed hers, and I heard her breath falter. 
"And what's that, Hotshot?"
"Make it two," I amended. "First, the same rules apply to you. While we're together, for however long, you're mine, Leah," I purred against her ear. 
Her eyes widened, and her breath became ragged, giving me a quick sense of satisfaction because I'd broken through her calm and collected exterior. 
"And second?" she asked timidly.
"Don't fucking call me Hotshot."
She visibly relaxed and snorted out a laugh before saying, "So not happening, Hotshot." 

*Squuueeeee* SO looking forward to this. 

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