Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Seconds Before Sunrise
Book two in the Timely Death Trilogy 
By Shannon Thompson

Release Date: August 25th, 2015
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal
Tour Dates: September 7th - 18th

Two nightmares. One memory.

"Chaos within destiny. It was the definition of our love."

Eric has weeks before his final battle when he's in an accident. Forced to face his human side, he knows he can't survive if he fights alone. But he doesn't want to surrender, even if he becomes the sacrifice for war.
Jessica's memory isn't the only thing she's lost. Her desire to find her parents is gone and so is her confidence. But when fate leaves nightmares behind, she decides to find the boy she sees in them, even if it risks her sanity.

Seconds Before Sunrise is the exciting sequel to Minutes Before Sunset by Shannon A. Thompson. Find out why readers are enthralled with the Timely Death Trilogy.

Shannon A. Thompson is a twenty-three-year-old author, avid reader, and habitual chatterbox. She was merely sixteen when she was first published, and a lot has happened since then. Thompson's work has appeared in numerous poetry collections and anthologies, and her first installment of The Timely Death Trilogy became Goodreads' Book of the Month.

Grab your copy of Book One in the Timely Death Trilogy, currently FREE on Amazon!
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Monday, August 24, 2015

Castle For Dragons by Julie Wetzel
Dragons of Eternity, The First Archive
This is a Crimson Tree Publishing Title
Genre: Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance, Science Fiction
Release Date: August 11th, 2015

My review of this book and her other book "Accidental Wings" I loved both of these books. They are well written with well developed characters and scenes. I love the sense of humor that she gives her characters. I also love that the stories themselves are fast paced but fully developed, when you are reading the story you do not feel as if parts have been left out just to move the story along faster. These books "A Castle for Dragons and Accidental Wings"  are both truly worth reading. They are best suited for fantasy lovers both young and old. These are books that I would proudly give to friends and family as gifts.



A Castle for Dragons - Julie Wetzel - excerpt

The dragon was huge! It stood ten feet tall at the shoulder, and its mouth was large enough to fit a full-sized man. His scales were black as obsidian, and a boned frill protected the back of his head. A beautiful specimen. It was such a shame that they were going to have to kill him.
“You’re going to take on that with a few swords and shields?” Kathryn sassed.
Patrick had to hand it to her. Even knowing she was going to die if he failed, she still had spunk. “Of course not, my fair maiden.” He smiled at her. “I’m going to use words.”
The look she shot him clearly said he was insane.
He patted her hand reassuringly as they waited for the dragon to approach. They stood at the center of a wall of men ready to defend the town.
The dragon stopped and considered them for a moment. His eyes fell on Kathryn before looking at the rest of the men.
Giving her one more reassuring pat, Patrick released her. Turning to where he had dropped his shield while the men formed ranks, he stomped on the edge of the disk again. The hard metal popped up, and he caught it with the same flare as before. “Wait here while I reason with him.” He turned his attention to Daniel. “Keep her safe.”
Daniel took up a protective position next to her.
“Good morrow!” Patrick called out as he walked into the field with the dragon.
The dragon cocked his head curiously.
“I am Patrick Mylan of Eternity. By order of the king, I demand that you end your harassment of this village. If you surrender now and come along peacefully, your trial will be just and your sentence lenient. If you refuse, you will force us to take swift action to defend these people.”
The dragon blinked a few times as he drew in a deep breath.
Seeing the attack coming, Patrick dropped down and raised his shield. A great blast of fire washed over the hardened steel, heating the metal. Grabbing the pouch at his side, he tucked it up so the flames licking around the edges of his shield wouldn't set it alight. As soon as the onslaught stopped, Patrick rose to face his attacker.
The dragon looked at him. The cock of its great head showed its confusion.
Steam rose from the man’s soaked leathers, but Patrick was mostly unharmed. “It would do you good to use your nose before you attacked,” he taunted. “I know a thing or two about dragons.”

With a dragon ravaging the countryside, the Prince of Dragons sends out his best man, Patrick Mylan. His orders—secure an abandoned castle and stop the foul beast from stealing more maidens. This shouldn't be an issue for an Elite of Eternity

But there is more going on than there seems. When other dragons are sighted in the area, the town sends their maidens to their new lord for protection. Patrick's life just became a lot more complicated. With the dragon he's hunting acting odd and a castle filled with women distracting him, how is he supposed to do the job he was sent for? And what are the ladies going to do when they find out he's the other dragon in the area?

A Castle for Dragons is a prequel novel to On the Wings of Accidental Dragons by Julie Wetzel.

Julie Wetzel is a mother of a hyperactive red headed boy, and what time she’s not chasing down dirty socks and unsticking toys from the ceiling she's crafting worlds readers can get lost it. Julie is a self-proclaimed bibliophile and lover of big words. She likes hiking, frogs, interesting earrings, and a plethora of other fun things.
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Thursday, August 13, 2015

Clean Teen Publishing has a brand new giveaway! You could win a Clean Teen Publishing Mystery Box! Each box will include 2-3 young adult print novels (may include advance release copies), swag, and more. Imagine your excitement as the postal carrier delivers this big beauty to your door. Each box’s contents are completely top secret and confidential. All we can tell you is that it will include a few Clean Teen Publishing print novels and some fun goodies. This giveaway is open to US contestants. If you are International, please still enter. We will be offering up an alternative prize for International winners which will include 3 ebooks of the readers choice. Good luck and happy winning!

For a chance to win follow this link: http://www.cleanteenpublishing.com/new-giveaway-from-clean-teen-publishing/

Monday, August 3, 2015

                     Montana Cherries 
                                                                By Kim Law

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 This review is not part of the blog tour for the book, but I had to give a shout out about the book. I absolutely loved it!

(I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. )

Montana Cherries is a wonderful read. The characters are well developed and the dynamics between characters are great.  This one will tug at your heart strings as you become more and more involved in the story of Dani Wilde and her brothers and her father. Dani is a strong woman full of love and compassion, but when not so pleasant memories of her mother start entering her mind she begins to question who she really is. 
Enter Ben Denton and his four year old daughter Haley and Dani just becomes even more confused about who she is. She is set to move to New York a life long dream of hers when Ben reenters her life, she can not deny her attraction to Ben and their friendship that they developed so many years ago just picks right back up. Ben and Dani are totally at ease in each others company once they discuss the one time that they slept together years ago.
But as her brothers return home and plans for the future of their farm changes Dani feels more at a loss than ever and then a secret comes to light that was kept from Dani by her brother's and father.   Will Dani ever be able to forgive them?  All she knows is that she must leave as planned no matter how Ben feels about her, she just needs to find out who she is and what she wants to do with her life before she can even begin to think about sharing it with anyone else.
Grab your tissues before you start reading this one you will need them. This book is a wonderful choice for anyone who loves a great romance with family love and drama added in to the mix.