This is Falling by Ginger Scott @TheGingerScott #cover reveal


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When I left for college, I put a thousand miles between my future and my past. I’d made a choice—I was going to cross back to the other side, to live with the living. I just didn’t know how.

And then I met Nate Preeter.

An All-American baseball player, Nate wasn’t supposed to notice a ghost-of-a-girl like me. But he did. He shouldn’t want to know my name. But he did. And when he learned my secret and saw the scars it left behind, he was supposed to run. But he didn’t.

My heart was dead, and I was never supposed to belong to anyone. But Nate Preeter had me feeling, and he made me want to be his. He showed me everything I was missing.

And then he showed me how to fall.

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Ginger Scott is a writer and journalist from Peoria, Arizona. Her book, “Waiting on the Sidelines,” is a coming-of-age love story that explores the real heartbreak we all feel as we become adults throughout our high school years. The story follows two characters, Nolan (a Tomboy with a baseball player’s name) and Reed (the quarterback she wishes would notice her) as they struggle with peer-pressure, underage drinking, bullying and finding a balance between what your heart wants and what society says you should want — even if you aren’t ready. You can read her book now in Amazon’s kindle store. 
Scott has been writing and editing for newspapers, magazines and blogs for more than 15 years. She has told the stories of Olympians, politicians, actors, scientists, cowboys, criminals and towns. For more on her and her work, visit her website at http://www.littlemisswrite.com.

Game Changer by Collette West @Collette_West #New #Release


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Young, rich, and unaware of how seriously hot he is, Brooks Davison is tearing it up as the latest shortstop for the New York Kings, despite his tendency to blush whenever girls scream his name.

When a health scare forces his best friend, Kyle Roberts, off the team, no one can stomach the thought of replacing him, especially so close to the playoffs.

Until Kyle’s sister, Sasha, steps in, convincing management to let her take his place. The idea of signing the first female player in Major League history proves too tempting for the Kings to resist.

Nevertheless, Brooks doesn’t want any part of it. Sasha is Kyle’s little sister, not some sideshow.

Yet when Kyle takes a turn for the worse, Brooks promises to do everything in his power to help Sasha win a championship for him. Because there’s no way he’s letting either of them down. Not now, not ever.


Collette West grew up as somewhat of a jock-nerd hybrid. Entering the world three weeks premature, her dad nearly missed her birth because he had seats behind the dugout for a sold-out, highly-anticipated match-up between two of baseball’s biggest rivals. Not to be outdone, her book-loving mom taught her how to read by the time she was three. A love of the game coupled with an appreciation for the written word were instilled in Collette’s impressionable brain from a young age. No wonder her characters believe in the philosophy: sports + romance = a little slice of heaven.

Splitting her time between the Pocono Mountains and Manhattan, Collette indulges her inner fangirl by going to as many games as she can from hockey to baseball and downloading every sports romance novel in existence onto her iPad. When she’s not clicking away on her laptop, she enjoys walking her dog in Central Park, satisfying her caffeine craving at the Starbucks on Broadway and keeping an eye out for Mr. Right. But above all, she loves dishing with her readers. Email her at collette_west@yahoo.com.



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Sweet Lady by Elaine Spires #Review @ElaineSpires


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I am so glad I read this! I love Elaine Spires as much as her work! The first few chapters of this book were a little emotional. So I am not going to give away the plot but it starts with a visit to have an abortion. WOW Heavy topic!

This book was descriptive and set in England and Antigua. The main character, Eleanor, is a well-known artist. Eleanor’s daughter Victoria is her personal assistant. The thought of being my Mothers PA is hysterical to me. The story starts with the two planning on a winter in Antigua which will be before Eleanor’s latest exhibit. Here the author has a wonderful way of sharing the scenery and local foods in a way that makes you want to visit. She should make a travel brochure.The Netherlands

Enter Tyrone, a local very chilled out beach bum. The description of Antigua and the surrounding were spot on! I liked Tyrone a lot. The part where the author take a situation that is serious and makes it sort of funny. For example Tyrone is late to the clinic and the two ladies are bickering about him being late. So when he gets there it is a situation where he just blurts out that his mother wants a grand children and would like that known before the abortion. I was almost laughing because it was an I Love Lucy moment to me.i saw that in my mind will smith OlZbujZ

A great reveal happens that sets the rest of the tone. I really have to say that when the twist happened I was like “YES that’s how you do it” Great writing. The final chapter had me shocked and speechless. A great book for sure!

 

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Elaine Spires is a diverse novelist as well as an award-winning playwright and actress.

Extensive travelling and a background in education and tourism perfected Elaine’s keen eye for the quirky characteristics of people, captivating the humorous observations she now affectionately shares with the readers of her novels.

She wrote her first book What’s Eating Me in 2010. It was originally a play, a one-woman show performed as a monologue with a child actor – Elena-Beth Carter playing Eileen as a child in the background and Elaine performed it on the London and Edinburgh fringes. She loved the character of loved Eileen so much that she decided to expand the story into a book.

Her second novel was Singles’ Holiday, set on her beloved Antigua… the Caribbean at its most luscious, its most beautiful… silver sand, cobalt sky, warm, turquoise sea… and a bunch of complete strangers who only have one thing in common: they’re single!

And her third novel Sweet Lady, again set in Antigua, will amaze you with a massive twist which goes to show that nothing is as it seems!

When Elaine is not writing her ideas into her next book or play, she enjoys going to the theatre, visiting the cinema, eating out with her friends and she also loves to read! Elaine spends her time between her homes in Hadleigh, Essex and Five Islands, Antigua (W.I.)

 

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Meet Virginia (A Southern Series (Book 1) by Angela March @AngelaMarch3 #Review


  

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In an all to familiar scenario, meeting Eli cause he is a contractor, now planning the family Bar Costello’s expansion, she meets Boone.

For the character of Boone, he was just right. I enjoyed his dialogue and even though he was younger, he had excellent communication skills. I dont know many men at 24 years old that would handle their business, working and their personal life the way he did.

Virginia’s Mom Sophia, her brothers Tony and Jimmy were all equally lacking in the communication department. All combined were the reason for Virginia to pop xanax and drink way too much Jack Daniels. I myself never have and yet while reading I longed to see what her fascination was with the amber colored liquor. No I never found out either.

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Things were left off in a sort of cliffhanger, which I am not a fan of. Book 2 better come soon. If not for those kindle readers search the book for Boone scenes they are some of the juiciest I have read. Enjoy
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Virginia Costello wanted nothing more than to take a break from her life, a much-needed re-evaluation of who she is. Virginia makes plans to get away from all things that aren’t the healthiest, hard partying, her ex, she can’t seem to break free of or learn how to effectively use the word no on. Along with the overly needy so-called friends, her life has caught up with her. 

Unhealthy choices, bad decisions, and emotional uncertainty makes her life almost unrecognizable, even to herself right now. 

We all have cracks in our foundation; some of those cracks run deeper, and leave scars that are more evident. If she can come to terms with herself and her past, she can stop fleeing from uncontrollable situations and repair the broken parts of herself. And most importantly, fix those cracks that keep tripping her up. 

While Virginia is on her life break visiting her family on Coffee Lake, she unexpectedly encounters a delicious distraction named, Jeremiah James Boonesfield, aka Boone. It is everything Virginia can do to keep her thoughts and attention on fixing herself and not on Boone, as he takes on the job of renovating Costello’s Bar. 

Boone is a simple guy, and has never experienced anything or anyone quite like Virginia Costello, fiercely independent, tough exterior, sensual and is quite possibly the most amazing women he has ever met in his life. Now if he can persuade Virginia simple can be exactly what she is seeking, that will be the challenge. 

We never know when love will walk into our lives… or when it will turn and walk right back out.

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Angela March has accomplished another “Life Goal” of writing a book series. Angela has always loved any and everything creative. She has taken all the aspects of the stories she likes to read, compiling them into her writing style. Add her own personal life experiences along with a dash of humor. Her *A Southern Series* (3 book series) were written loosely based off her life experiences thus far. Angela’s life motto is… You have one shot at life.. When my time is up I want to slide into home saying what a ride… what a wild ride.

 

Destructive Release by LU Ann @authorluann #New #release #Giveaway


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Destructive Release is the third and final book in A Destructive Novel Series and picks up where Destructive Choices left off.

A single grain of sand produces a beautiful pearl. How can something so precious come from something so painful?

Grief-stricken, Lacey realizes reality has caught up to her.

Her silence has kept her trapped as if she was a frightened little girl. When Lacey finally speaks up, what she unburies will forever haunt her.

 

The choices she makes only seem to hurt those she loves. When Lacey tries to stand up for herself, she faces a choice. A choice she will be forced to live with for the rest of her life.

 

If life hands you more grief than happiness, and the guilt of letting someone down consumes you, what will it take to move on?

 

When sorrow threatens to drown her, will Lacey triumph over her inner demons to discover her own pearl?
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She lives in Colorado with her husband and two children. Moving from the lush landscapes of Maryland’s Eastern Shore to the high desert plains of Colorado was a drastic change. She and her family moved to their own “Little House on the Prairie” at an elevation of over 6,000 feet above sea level, and a semi-arid climate that makes it hard to grow anything. While barely anything can grow where she resides now, the wildlife makes up for it. Mountain Lions, and coyotes, and rattlesnakes, oh my!

She tries to spend a little time each day writing, but domestic chores around the house usually take precedence. She would much rather hide them from her husband. She tends to her loving four-legged children who at times become much too demanding when she locks herself in the office. This often results in MORE domestic work, and she finds herself cleaning up after their deviant behavior.

She has always been an artist painting as a hobby to back drops in theatrical set designs. Graphic design is her guilty pleasure.

A Destructive Novel is a series of three books based on her life. They deal with heavy life issues and will have the reader begging for a happily ever after.

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Home (Glenview #1) by Rachel Smith #review


 

 

 

DONE and totally want to listen to country music. I think I maybe in love Lilly Rae and maybe acting out about that. I will go for some Carrie Underwood and then make up for it my listening to a lot of Drake and Lil Wayne.

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So the story of Lily reminds us that in Hollywood things are as crazy as they seem, right? OK well apparently in country music things are nutso too! When Lily takes off she is determined to get to Nashville from Iowa and never look back. She repeats her mantra over and over basically whatever it takes is what this feisty recent graduate is going to do. I am ready for the ride.

 

The story of Lillian’s time in Nashville was unbelievable. She meets an RCA executive, Colton, and he seems like an angel. Under it all he is so evil, manipulative and powerful. He is just pure evil through and through. I loved the way the author wrote Lily having her flashbacks. It was a slow build that was making it hard to put the darn kindle down.

Through everything Sarah,  who is a wanna be country music singer, and Lily grow close. Lily starts on the staircase leading to fame with Sarah by her side. Sarah is her confidant, personal assistant and therapist!

When Lily has an epiphany she gives up singing and goes home. All of this causes a big problem for Colton. No spoilers but I will say he was addicted to having a puppet to control and money in the bank.

 

 

When Justin sees Lily the first time you know what will happen. Their story was great! It is one to be enjoyed! I understand they wanted and needed one another so the way it was portrayed was nice. The didnt go overboard with the longing to be together. I hope that makes sense.

 

 

I really loved this book! The author has written a romance with a lot of dark circumstances. I like dark so when evil comes knocking I was rooting for the entire Raftzen family. A true tight knit group that make you want to go to Glenview! 

 
 
 
 

 
Rachel Smith was born and raised in a small town in Iowa. After spending a few years in the ‘big city’ she now lives with her husband and two children in Clear Lake. Working part time from home, she spends the rest of her time exercising, reading, and taking care of her family.

 

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 After twelve years on top of the charts, country music superstar Lily Rae has decided to hang up the microphone and move home. Becoming Lillian Raftzen again is harder than she anticipated and soon, it seems running home is not enough to escape from her manipulative ex-agent, who not only threatens to end her happiness, but her life. 


When the girl of his dreams walks back into his life twelve years later, Justin DeLuca realizes as much as he loves her, she is no longer the girl he remembers. With everything they must overcome, can the two of them make their dreams come true?

Lily’s dream to sing and Justin’s dream for a family are so very far from the same path. But by veering off course they find a new dream on a new path ending up right where it all began…..home.

 
 
 
 

 
 

 
Rachel Smith was born and raised in a small town in Iowa. After spending a few years in the ‘big city’ she now lives with her husband and two children in Clear Lake. Working part time from home, she spends the rest of her time exercising, reading, and taking care of her family.

 

Without Hesitation (Without #3) by CJ Azevedo @AzevedoCJ @HeavenSentProm0


At eleven years old, Macie James was certain she saw her prince standing in her kitchen with his rosy cheeks and cute smile. She was going to marry that boy, she had no doubt about it. As she became a teenager, it was that boy who taught her how to become a confident and sure woman. As the years went by and they grew up, he taught her how to love and to be loved.

Greyden Michaels was surprised when he fell for his best friend’s little sister. He wasn’t opposed to it and, even more surprising, neither was his best friend. When he was in college and her just in high school, he realized they were too young to be committed, he opted for friendship with her and together they decided their love was for the future.

When you hesitate, life happens. When life happens, your plans change. Macie wanted her fairy tale and Greyden was prepared to give it to her when unfortunate events changed his whole life, including his future with the UFC and, most devastatingly, with her. Macie made the decision to live her life, to move on without Greyden, especially once she met the man who wanted to marry her and give her the life he couldn’t.

The problem with that was that Greyden had always seen her as his. Could he give her up completely for her supposed happiness or could he somehow manage to get his life in order to try and win her back, heart and soul?

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“I don’t know what happened!” she wails. “I don’t know where it all went wrong and I don’t know where to begin to fix this, Grey.”

Cradling her to my body, I carry her to bed, laying her down beside me while she continues to cry. I brush her hair back from her face and kiss her forehead.

“I literally feel broken inside, like I’m not working right anymore.” She sniffles, hiding her face.

“You’re not broken, Butterfly, maybe just misfiring a little. We’ll get you back in working order, I promise.”

“That’s the problem, though, I don’t know how or where to start. I used to have it all figured out, ya know?” She takes a shuddering breath. “We were so young, but we knew what we wanted. Before. I was certain that you were all I needed. If I had you and we had our family like we talked about.” She laughs through her tears; it hurts my heart. “All the time, I thought that was all that mattered, that nothing could touch us.” I’m at a loss for words as she wipes her face off and gets a little more comfortable. “I mean, what eleven year old knows what boy she wants to marry and actually gets him for a good amount of time before she does something stupid and throws it all away?”

I get up off the bed and pace. She’s going to take our whole history, blame herself for it, and then blame it as the cause for where she is currently. Not happening. I swallow hard as I try to focus on the main priority here, getting Macie to a place where she can get back to her normal. “Butterfly, you need to start by realizing that when we went wrong, it was only because it wasn’t our time to be right. That’s it. Nothing more, nothing less. There’s no telling what would have happened if you would’ve stuck around, so there’s no use in playing the ‘what if’ game with it. Okay?”

Bailey Hayes has a past that is currently affecting her present. Ten years ago she made a decision that suited her at the time. Now because of that decision she finds herself extremely successful in her chosen career but extremely unhappy in a relationship she thought was her forever.

Bailey met, fell in love with and moved in with Hollister Harrison six short months after meeting him. Hollister’s true colors shine through epically when he no longer has his personal space to contain them.

Talon McAllister loves his family, his family’s marketing firm that he runs along side his sister and the game of hockey. He plays hard and works even harder but leaves no room for any one woman exclusively. That is until he meets the lovely and ultimately sexy Bailey.

Can Talon convince Bailey that her twisted sense of loyalty and commitment to her boyfriend is absolutely unnecessary and dangerous?

Will Bailey miss out on the greatest love she will ever know due to fear of repeating her past of quick decision making?Or will Talon show Bailey that she can live and love without boundaries?

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Ava Sterling is tough and the most straight laced girl you will ever meet. Her family and her past have managed to alter her future permanently and she has no desire to allow anyone else into her life or her heart for fear of rejection or further altering. Ava is alone in the world with the exception of the grandest responsibility she did not create on her own but on her own she will carry for the rest of her life.

 

Declan James is a MMA fighter, party all night kind of guy. Responsibility is nowhere to be found in his life or so he allows everyone around him to believe. Coming from wealth and a carefree lifestyle, Declan gets what he wants, always. And what he wants is Ava. In his pursuit of getting what he wants, Ava in his bed, his plan changes quickly without his consent. Against his plans of being the next hot bachelor to cross the tabloids as he makes his way to being the Ultimate Light Heavyweight Champion, Declan falls in love. He falls in love without hesitation and without doubt.
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Being a dreamer her whole life, CJ had big plans as a child to move to New York and live the city life. She wanted to escape the small country town she grew up in and be an independent woman. The dreaming never stopped, changed a little but never stopped. Instead she married a boy from that small country town and decided to somewhat travel together. One day, living in Northern California they decided to pack up and move to Texas, just because. That’s where she resides today doing what she loves the most… mothering her children, loving her Husband and living vicariously
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Irreparably Broken (Irreparable, #1) by K.J. Bell @authorkjbell #Review


 

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This is a love/have review. I loved the friendship of Tori and Olivia. That is what started off great for me. As with a debut in the INDIE world yes there are little errors here and there. Who cares? Most of the time there is a few little things you see but roll over it. I did see a few reviews where people wrote things that didnt make sense. So HERE goes …………………….

I think if you love NA, romance, angst and a good plot this is for you. It is a meaty book – more than 400 pages- and I loved it all! So writing a bad review for this book on Amazon, blows my mind. Seriously people? It makes me look at their others and I laughed one gave Garbiel’s Inferno 1 star, please people you make me sad for your ignorance is laughable. Then the next is a Kristen Ashley with a 1 star now I am gonna wet my pants! Now move on certainly we all have better things to do.

It was a VERY slow buildup. I will admit I wanted to through the kindle halfway through. Jake cheated and broke Tori’s heart. The entire story of those two was like shocking! No spoilers here except to say Jake is a sad sorry excuse for someone breathing air.

Brady being Liv’s oldest brother was there for her. This didnt last. The tornado that follows is Vanessa, Brady’s girlfriend and then the secrets. GOOD Lord and all that is holy there are secrets. Trust me!secrets here

There was a bright light throughout the entire book, the real star, guess who it was?? TUG aka Aiden Hunter. The nic name is adorable cuase he used to tug on their shirts. I guess Im glad he didnt have another annoying habit like drool, spit, pick or well I can go on but you get it. What is there to love about Tug? Well everything. The on going joke between Tug and Tori was “I would rahter” so Tug says “Go out with me” he says this all the time, then Tori says “I would rather lick maggots off of cow dung” This was the type of friendship that went on between the two of them.

Poor Tori didnt know what was going on BUT she did always trust Brady. When she would be doubting herself I was almost talking myself into not going postal. What would I get except a stomped on Kindle Fire and no way to finish this book.

The next thing I loved was Olivia. She was the BFFAA of Tori. Now most of the time the best friend is the total opposite in the outgoing and sexual department. With Olivia, this is not the case. Olivia is a great friend. She is persistent, loving, kind, caring, sharing and talkative. She is asking questions before one is even answered. I appreciated the author’s way of writing and developing this character. We have all seen far too many friends who are tramps while the other is a virgin and shies away from life. This was written especially believable for me.
Just a snip of a text message chain that had me laughing:

Livinator: 8:24 PM ur not my BFFAA anymore!
Livinator: 8:25 PM I take it back. Luv u. call me!!!
Livinator: 8:33 PM WTH!…did u guys elope? LMFAO
Livinator: 8:35 PM Seriously…if u got hitched w/o me I will kill u!!! I laugh out loud.
Livinator: 8:46 PM Grrrr!!! Where r u?
Harrison: 8:52 PM Pls call me. Worried, cuz ur w/Brady.
Huh? Why is he worried I’m with Brady?
Livinator: 9:05 PM should I call cops? LOL.
Livinator: 9:12 PM If ur getting laid,
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The last 20% totally blows your mind. The buildup was slow until about 50% when the plots slowly gathers steam, gains momentum and starts sewing up the lose ends. Now it is a must read series. I cant wait for more about Olivia and Tori they are one dynamic duo.

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