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Wednesday, November 28, 2012



 Fallen From Grace by K Anne Raines
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Seventeen year-old Grace grows up knowing she’s different, but she always attributed it to a mother who didn’t want her, a father who abandoned her, and a curse that sets her apart. Despite those struggles, her grandfather remained her rock and confidant. Her life irrevocably shatters the day her grandfather dies.

The day of his funeral sets off a chain of events, making Grace question everything she’s ever known to be true, and as a result, who she can truly trust. She inherits his house, part of his money, his Guardian and something that ties them together.

Just before Grace’s 18th birthday, she is thrust into a world she couldn’t fathom existed and does everything she can to thwart the destiny suddenly forced upon her. She’s been chosen for greatness, but at what cost? With eyes now open, she must choose to either be Chosen, or watch those around her suffer the consequences.

Torn between the man who’s come to protect her and the one sent to destroy her, she teeters on the edge of decision, trying to come to grips with who she is, what she wants and what all of that means for her, those she loves and the rest of mankind.

TWITTER (still under construction, but will be up soon)





What would you choose?
She had everything but freedom.
He had nothing but his loyalty, his wits and his training.
She was a prisoner, a disease, not fit for the world, and she didn't know why. But she did know she wasn't allowed to die, she wasn't allowed to live and she wasn’t sane.
He was a soldier, a protector, but his foundation will be tested when he must destroy the only light in his dark world.
Thrown together, prisoner and keeper, their rebellion will splinter through time, changing the course of history and the fate of the world. Their love will challenge their greatest enemy and immortalize them forever.
Loyalty. Freedom. Love.
What would you risk?
"Let me die."
Pain darkened his eyes. "Never."




Author Bio:

Airicka Phoenix is the author of TOUCHING SMOKE,  TOUCHING ETERNITY, WANTING & INTENTIONS two stories as part of the Midnight Surrender Anthology. When she's not hammering away at the keyboard, she can be found banishing pirates or crawling through the attic looking for lost treasure with her kids. She loves baking, gardening and reading. She also likes to travel and take pictures of everything she comes across. When asked, Airicka describes herself as a sarcastic basket case that has an unhealthy addiction to chocolate, old movies and really bad jokes. She loves to laugh, make friends and write. If she could have one wish granted, it would be to spend one day as a fly-on-the-wall inside Stephen King's mind. If she could have two wishes granted, she would ask for a castle dedicated entirely to her overwhelming collection of books.

Twitter:  (@AirickaPhoenix)

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

new fan of the week!

Hello all, and welcome to the feature fan of the week!!  Today I was blessed enough to interview one of my best friends from high school.  She follows my blog too, so she's a fan! LOL  I hope you guys like it!!! 

Jaime: Thank u for joining me today Kim!  I really can't think right now lmao

Kim: haha, we can always do it at another time

Jaime:   I need to because I already missed a week lmao

Kim :  shame on you lady

Jaime:  I know LOL

Kim: haha, this is a great interview so far

Jaime:  Okay so Kim is my long time bestie, so if she pops out with random stories,  they are prob NOT TRUE  but alas my Minnie doesn't lie LOL

Kim: Well, there was this one time Jaime was found naked in a room...

Jaime: Bwahahahahh my phone called you Minnie

Kim:  oh, wait, never mind, and tell your phone I don't want to be called Minnie

Jaime:  What????? Hey not Jen over here

Kim:  I am not a mouse!! hahah!!

Jaime:  Lmao     Okay so in that retrospect what book character do I remind you of?

Kim:  wow, I didn't think this were going to be hard questions!

I would say, for sure, you do make me think of Jen from the grey wolves series.

I can totally see you dancing on a bar

Jaime:   Um no u can't,  When have u ever seen me dance on ANYTHING?

Kim:  Yeah, I can.  Well, no I haven't seen you dance on anything, but that doesn't mean it can't happen!

Jaime: UM right....I can't LOL I like to keep my clothes  ON thank you hahahahaha

Kim:  Well, I do to for the most part. Well in public at least.

I don't think that needs to be in the interview haha, but I am sure it will be

Jaime:   Well eh hem same goes here

Kim:  ok, well, for now, I will take your word for it.

Jaime:  Hahahahah you never know, it could be part of the interview (*YES IT TOTALLY IS PART OF IT*)

Kim:  Next question!

Jaime:  Well if YOU could be any character in ANY book or movie....who would you be?

Kim:  Wow, I would love to be so many characters, but if I picked just one, I would say Harry Potter. Not that I want to be a boy, but I mean, I want to go to Hogwarts.

Jaime:  Whoa totally with you there!!! I was going to call you Hermione anyway LOL  Oh! How's Pottermore?

Kim: Pottermore could be better. I think that I fell in love so much with the series and was looking forward to being a beta tester for it, that I was disappointed that it seemed so simple and they are so slow with coming out with the books. But other than that, I will stay with it. ThestralHallow26 :)

Jaime:  Purplesnitch113 Go  hufflepuffs!!!  Lol

Kim: Gryffindor is better :)

Jaime:  Well you guys aren't THAT far ahead of us.

Kim: haha, no

Jaime: And the guys on pottermore hufflepuff chat on fb are awesome

Kim : well, I haven't done anything with them on fb

Jaime: I was fan of the week last week LMAO I had a total nerd moment

Kim: Yeah, I remember you posting something about that. Pretty awesome though!

Jaime:  Yes it was!!!! They are so nice!  So where does you genre of books go?

Kim: Oh, I read everything! Currently, I have been reading a lot of of paranormal romance, but I like history, chick lit, crime/detective, and romance

Jaime: Hmm have u read JD Robb books?  U like a widespan of books!!

Kim:  Not yet. But I do need to. I have read every single Janet Evanovich Stephanie Plum novels, and I love the Eve Duncan books by Iris Johansen, those you should check out!!  I do!! I am an avid reader and can read really fast and retain it all, so I go through a lot of books.

Jaime: I have heard of her!

Kim: She is awesome!

Jaime:Hold on son needs chocolate milk LOL

Kim: haha, get me some too woman.

Jaime: *hands Kim a glass of ice cold chocolate milk*Now where were we?

Kim:  Thank you!! I can drink and talk.

Ready for quickies?

Kim: sure

 Jaime: Favorite cookie?

Kim: Chocolate chip!

Jaime: Dreaded chore?

Kim: Cleaning the bathroom. Boys are gross.

Jaime: Yes!!!!! And they don't even offer to clean the rim!  It's not like WE pee on it

Kim:  I know! I can aim perfectly fine. Maybe they should start sitting.

Jaime: Loooolll YES

Ihe Shining or It?

Kim: It, creepy clown scare me!

 Jaime: LOL  Have u seen it as a grown up? My husband refuses to watch it

Kim: Not funny!! Yes, still creeps me out, but its been a long time. Tell him to man up!

Jaime:  You first

Kim: ok, where is he?  I will tell him

Jaime: He watched it as a kid  Nooo lol not what I meant  Bwahahaha

Kim: haha, its late. I should be in bed, I have to get up in 6 hours haha

Jaime:  So much for quickies  Okay 2 more

Kim: ok, lets go

Jaime:  Fleece or cotton?

Kim Grafing Walker Fleece!

Jaime: Twilight or harry potter? Ooooohhhh good one!!!

*Kim takes a full 5 minutes to answer*

I stumped you didn't I?

Kim: Not fair! Two completly different things!

Jaime:  Lmaooooo

Kim: Harry Potter, I don't like Kristen Stewart yet.

Jaime: Okay okay LOL thank you Kim for joining me!

Kim: Thank you Rita Skeeter for having me!

Jaime:  You go curl up and sleep! And have a great 3 day week  Shut your piehole  LOL Again with Rita

Kim:  Thank you!! I will :) and no I will not, its gonna be your new nickname!

Jaime: Uggghhhhhh fine go to bed LOL  And thanks for coming Mwah love you!

Kim:  haha, I am!! Love you!

Monday, November 19, 2012


Welcome everyone for the Elfin cover reveal by the most awesome Quinn Loftis!!!! 
 I am totally honored that she asked me to help!
I wouldn't have told her "no" anyway LOL

I cannot WAIT to get my hands on this!!!!  
Click HERE to be taken to Chapter 2

Book 1 The Elfin Series
Before tonight Cassie Tate’s biggest concerns were whether she could pass Algebra and how she was going to keep Elora, her best friend, from dressing her in a skimpy fairy costume for Halloween. Her feet were firmly planted in suburban reality and she had no reason to believe her life would be anything but that of a typical teenager. That is until tonight, when Cassie saw something that no human was ever supposed to see; in the blink of an eye she was thrown into the world of the Light and Dark Elves.
He comes from a realm where light and dark have fought for millennia. He is of a race known to humans only in myths and legends. The darkness that lives inside him is a part of both who and what he is and it makes him the most gifted spy and assassin in the history of his time. His life is not his own; he lives in the service of the Dark Elf King. He slays who he must, has mercy on no one, is relentless in his hunt, and never tires of seeing his prey fall. He is Triktapic, assassin, spy, most feared of the Dark Elves.
Now, in the midst of his King’s complicated plans to expand the Dark Elves’ holdings into the mortal realm, for the first time, Trik finds his loyalties divided.  For no Elf, Dark or Light, can turn away from their Chosen.
Unbeknownst to the mortal realm, the battle between Light and Dark is being brought to their doorstep.  The only one who can keep it at bay holds darkness in his heart like a lover, and the one who can sway that heart must decide if she can look beyond his black past, beyond his evil nature and see the man he is destined to be.
The questions must be asked, does love really cover a multitude of sins? Can true love actually conquer all or will his darkness consume those around him until all that stands is an assassin with the blood of the mortal realm on his hands?

Sunday, November 18, 2012


Hey!! You! Quinn Loftis Lover! YEEEEESSSSS YOU!! AND ME!! Stay tuned for the cover reveal of ELFIN her new series!!  GASP SOOOOOOO EXCITED TO BE PART OF THIS! SQUUUUEEEEE
Can I tell you that I had a fangirl squealing like a toddler girl when she asked me?   lol
There will also be a link to view the second chapter of Elfin!!! Stay tuned!

Friday, November 16, 2012

Release of Prodigy by Natasha Brown

Today marks the release of Prodigy, the 2nd book in The Shapeshifter Chronicles by Natasha Brown. Prodigy returns to the story of Chance and Ana after the death of Chance’s grandfather. Chance Morgan’s dreams are haunted by the last moments shared with his grandfather. Memories of the fateful day when he died plague his thoughts, and without his grandfather’s council, his shapeshifting powers mysteriously fail him. Desperate to seek out a new mentor and learn more about the mystical world he was sheltered from, Chance must travel far from home to hunt for answers. Ana Hughes has only known Chance for a few months, but he quickly found his way into her heart. Since being rescued from Chance’s power-hungry cousin, and coming back from death, Ana is unwilling to leave his side, and joins him on his quest to the Yucatan in search of a new mentor. When Chance’s memories fall into place and reveal a threat from their past, Chance and Ana must fight to survive – or die trying.



Don't forget to pick up the first in the series, The Fledging!


About Natasha Brown:

Natasha was born in Nevada City, California. An only child, she used her imagination while exploring the forest surrounding her home. Her natural interest in fantasy ignited when her parents read 'The Hobbit' to her as a youth, and from then on anything seemed possible. Once awarded with a Hershey's bar 'the size of a Buick' in her High School English class for creative writing, her passion and interest in writing has never dimmed.
She now lives in Littleton, Colorado with her husband and two children.
Fledgling, Book 1 in The Shapeshifter Chronicles: Amazon, Barnes and Noble
The Shapeshifter Chronicles Official Page: Here
Natasha’s Amazon Author Page: Here
Natasha’s Facebook Page: Here
Twitter: Here

Monday, November 5, 2012

Feature Fan of the Week

Hello people!

I have the LOVELY Katy A with me today as my feature fan!! She runs Book Dream Land!

So thank you Katy for joining me today!

ME: So tell me, what is your favorite thing about blogging?

KATY: Being able to talk to some of my favorite authors and getting their books out there!

ME:  That's great! How many have you met you think? Or better yet...who was your first?

KATY: Personally 0 talk to wow um maybe 30ish......hmm enough to make me feel like a rockstar!! Ohh my first author to talk to was Nichole Chase!!!! She was my inspiration to start all this!

ME: Was she? Is she the one that wrote Flukes?

KATY: Yea! ♥ love that book!!

ME: I haven't had the opportunity to read it yet but it is one my TBR list! What is the darkest book u have ever read?

KATY: Youll fall in book love with blake fair warning!
              Hmmm...eep..idk....darkest PASS!

ME:  Okay no more passing! Lol  And ur most favorite hated book villain?
KATY:  Book Villain....hmmm....have to be Selene from Sweep series! She's an evil witch.

ME: Oh! And who writes that?

KATY:  Cate Terinan!  I really wanted to say Jacob from Twilight bwahah!

ME: What where? He's your fave villain? Omg!!! Lol
KATY:  Lmao yes!!! Teehee!!!

ME: Whhhaaatt???? How is he a villain? Because he wants to break up Bella and Edward?

But if he broke them up, Edward could be with YOU ;-)

KATY:  Duh!!! And I'm really just don't know it! Edward's my soul mate!!!!

ME: Are you clutzy? I think you have more personality than Bella my love

KATY: yeah and I dont stutt er or fidget lol!!!

ME:  I think u could totally rock the glitter skin

KATY:  And im not a vamp women only


ME: I hear u have a Facebook page as well, any good giveaways coming up?
KATY:  Dude ur like the next Rita Skeeter!

ME: What? She's a bitch!  Lol u suck Katy!!!

KATY:  Noooooooo!
Yes! I have an event coming up November 18 to celebrate reaching 1000 likes on Book Dream Land!!!! I am so excited to give thanks to all my supporter! My lovely reviewer assistant Becca will be helping me out!

 ME: Oh a reviewer! Shes a new one right? I mean I do believe I have seen her on your blog before!

KATY: Yes! Shes new, you might have seen her around the blog doing fab readerviews!
ME: Oh yes! I do remember her, she was one of my first feature fans....damn she gets around fast...hussy...

KATY: Yes teehee!!!! I needed a partner in crime to help with reviews area and I know shes a great writer so I begged her to help!!

ME: That's awesome! You two will be awesome together! Good luck on ur blog!
KATY: Thank toots!:-)
Ready for a quickie?
ME: Fave boy band from the past?
KATY :  Nysnc!
ME: *me toooo*
KATY: hot *sigh*
Favorite toy as a child? Kitchen set

Fave color? Teal and yellow

What kind of cellphone do u have? Htc evo 4g

Harry Potter or Percy Jackson? Hp no other way!

Turkey or chicken or ham? no chicken bbq on grill..mmmmmmm yum!
    Mmmm what time is dinner?
          KATY:  5:30 dont be late
          me:  Family guy or south park?
    KATY: Family guy! Hubs fave show!

    ME: Or should it be stewie or Brian?
          KATY:   Ohh neither meg bwahaa
          ME: Lol.....anything else you would like the lovely viewers to know?
          ME:  WAIT Ron or Harry?
          KATY: I'm a twinerd,I love mermaids n turtles, granola bars rule! I hope you love my blog and it helps you find some great new reads! May the odds be ever in you favor.....good day to all!

Ron!!!! Loooove red heads!
ME: Yay!!! And don't forget to like Katys Facebook page and join in the fun for the giveaway!
KATY: Oh n bawakans rule fb now!

Saturday, November 3, 2012

okay just books from my day

Who remembers this series? I think I read most. For how old they are, they should NOT cost 5.99 as an ebook.  Just saying. This did bring up some memories of me reading in my room WAY past my bedtime!!

This next book called The Giver by Lois Lowry is one that I had to read in the 8th grade.  I loved the insight of it.

Jonas's world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. There are no choices. Every person is assigned a role in the Community. When Jonas turns twelve, he is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of the true pain and pleasure of life. Now, it is time for Jonas to receive the truth. There is no turning back.

Sweet Valley High

Sweet Valley High by Francine Pascal
I just wanted to let you know that Sweet Valley High #1-#12
will be available on Kindle and for my Nookers as of November 27, 2012
You can find Francine on GoodReads
I remember reading these books back in the early 90's although I do believe I started with Sweet Valley Twins.  Who could forget Jessica and Elizabeth? and The Unicorn Club?
182 books in this series
181 in the High Series!  CRAZY amount of books!!! I had a friend I met in England that had EVERY Twins book....I borrowed a lot of them!
hahahha I am such a dork and I am good with that!!!! I hope some of you were blasted to the past....maybe it made you think of The Babysitter's Club??

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Lauren by Julia Crane

Lauren By Julia Crane

A girl with a second chance. A boy with a terrible secret. When the truth is revealed, Lauren's world comes crashing down.
For once, seventeen-year old Lauren’s life is going right. She's attending college attending the college of her dreams, has what appears to be the perfect boyfriend, and is surrounded by her childhood friends.
But her boyfriend, Tristan, grows more possessive by the day, and his temper is getting harder to keep in check. When Lauren realizes Tristan is using her for her power, she has to make a choice: Tristan or her world.
*Lauren is a spin-off from Keegan's Chronicles



Author Bio:
Julia Crane is the author of the Coexist: Keegan’s Chronicles. She has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. Julia has believed in magical creatures since the day her grandmother first told her an Irish tale. Growing up her mother greatly encouraged reading and using your imagination. Although she’s spent most of her life on the US east coast, she currently lives in Dubai with her husband and three children.
~Julia Crane