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Book Release Blitz – Heavy Souls by Andie M. Long.

 

 

𝐇𝐞𝐚𝐯𝐲 𝐒𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐬 𝐢𝐬 𝐋𝐈𝐕𝐄 & 𝐢𝐧 𝐊𝐢𝐧𝐝𝐥𝐞 𝐔𝐧𝐥𝐢𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐝!

 

Heavy Souls by Andie M Long

Book 2 in The Paranormals Series


𝐏𝐮𝐫𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲:

https://geni.us/HeavySouls

 

𝐀𝐝𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐓𝐁𝐑:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/54364374-heavy-souls

 

 

𝐋𝐞𝐚𝐝 𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐞𝐫 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐈𝐧𝐜𝐮𝐛𝐮𝐬 𝐙𝐚𝐤 𝐢𝐬 𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐧𝐬…

The Paranormals are riding high and Zak should be ecstatic. Instead, he’s exhausted. Having to supply the demon Abaddon with a quota of souls, as well as rehearse, record, and tour means his workload is just too heavy.

 

Shop Assistant Erica is feeling down. Running The Paranormals Fan Club in her spare time, their fans believe she’s in constant touch with her idols, while the truth is she’s not seen them since the final of Britain’s Best New Band and she weirdly can’t remember much of that.

 

When Erica demands a face-to-face interview with Zak, he surprisingly invites her to spend a week accompanying the band as they play London. The band are annoyed at not being consulted, apart from guitarist Noah, who knows that Zak’s deal with the demon can be undone if Zak finds his true love, and what if Erica just happens to be the one?

 

All hell (well, the seventh dimension), is about to break loose.


 

𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐇𝐞𝐱 𝐅𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐨𝐫 𝐎𝐔𝐓 𝐍𝐎𝐖!

𝐀𝐦𝐚𝐳𝐨𝐧: https://geni.us/HexFactor

𝒂𝒍𝒔𝒐 𝒂𝒗𝒂𝒊𝒍𝒂𝒃𝒍𝒆 𝒊𝒏 𝒌𝒊𝒏𝒅𝒍𝒆 𝒖𝒏𝒍𝒊𝒎𝒊𝒕𝒆𝒅

 

We Wolf Rock You – Out 28th September

Satyrday Night Fever – Out 26th October

 

 

About Andie M Long:

Andie M. Long is author of the popular Supernatural Dating Agency series amongst many others.

She lives in Sheffield with her son and long-suffering partner.

When not being partner, mother, writer, or book editor, she can usually be found on Facebook or walking her whippet, Bella.

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Andie-M-Long/e/B00HP5D2NK

Website: https://www.andiemlongwriter.com

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Book Review- Blossom In Winter By Melanie Martins.

Book Review – Blossom In Winter by Melanie Martins.

I thought this was a fantastic dark, romance read… in the beginning. However, I felt it inconsistent and slow. The characters needed more development and so did the story, in my opinion. It’s classed as a romantic thriller so I was waiting for something to happen with maybe her best friend Emma, seeing as she liked to torture a boy or 2, but no. Or maybe there’d be some stand-off between her and Alex (the love interest) for Petra’s affections as it’s later revealed Emma seems to have feelings for her, but no. Instead, apart from at the beginning, Emma’s scenes are fleeting. I don’t even understand why Petra was best friends with her as she was a horrible person!

I couldn’t quite believe the relationship between Petra and Alex Van Dieren or that her dad came around to the idea of Petra dating and ultimately getting engaged to his best friend. The relationship just progressed too quickly!

It surprised me to find out quite late on in the book that Alex was a dom. Although it was hinted at that he had a dark sexual side and had a fetish/kink quite early on in the book, the author didn’t go into any detail until he mentioned about the girls that he had dom/sub relationships with. And this was only mentioned in passing in his narrative, it wasn’t a big revelation.

“If I recall properly, only my former subs used to beg me to f*ck their asses. Wow. I tremble at the thought that Petra might actually want to become one.” Page 388

That is well over half way through the story. There IS a contract drawn up but this is in relation to their relationship and the media (he’s a wall street businessman in his 40s, she’s just turned 18). Hmm I do wonder what a person living the sub/dom lifestyle would think to this book…
He never actually discusses this dom/sub lifestyle with her so he just comes across as controlling. Especially with him giving her rules such as not leaving the table without his permission and having to change into a nightgown when she does so. But also when he forces her to have sex with no warning at all just so he can selfishly get his rocks off! She had absolutely no idea what’s going on and is so confused and upset by it. Later, out of nowhere, Petra’s personality then changes and she goes on to be the dominatrix when she next sees him. I mean, I get her thought process, she wants to beat him at his own game and prove she’s not gonna be walked over BUT this isn’t explained. It’s just as though she’s turned into someone else. She’s also portrayed as naive yet mature but they don’t really go hand in hand and it was shocking to see her go from virgin to wanting to explore everything sexual within weeks of losing her virginity! Now, I don’t know about you, but I wouldn’t wanna try anal so soon after having sex for the first time!

In the end I just really struggled with this book. The dialogue was cringey at time’s, especially during the sex scenes when Petra would say, “Ahhh…” instead of the author simply stating that she groaned/moaned. I was expecting more thriller alongside the romance but it left a lot to be desired and a lot of unanswered scenes and questions! Scenes which could have lead the book into a thriller but didn’t really take off. The sub genre is more taboo (age-gap plus he’s her godfather who brought her up like she was his own) than anything else.

this book was given to me by the author in exchange for an honest review

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Blog Tour – Dark Magic by Danielle Rose.

Dark Magic (Darkhaven Saga #2)  

by USA Today Bestselling author Danielle Rose

AVAILABLE NOW!


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Genre: YA Paranormal

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Synopsis


There’s something about the scent of blood from the undead.


In the heat of battle, hybrid Ava López discovers she has new and fascinating powers, but she does not know how to control them. Though her former enemies have offered her refuge and helped her acclimate to the vampire lifestyle, even they don’t understand her enhanced magic.


With mounting threats from Ava’s former coven and reckless rogue vampires, Ava and her new friends have no choice but to request the wisdom of Holland Taylor to help her understand her powers. Holland is one of the most powerful witches Ava has ever met, and he is also Jeremiah’s ex, which introduces another wrinkle.


Tension between the vampires and Ava’s former coven is building, and when the witches offer a deal Ava would be remiss to reject, she is forced to choose between the life she once considered safe and the life she never wanted.




Book 1 
Dark Secret (Darkhaven Saga #1)  


 Apple Books: https://apple.co/36BA1X3
Google Play: http://bit.ly/2LkrOxE


Meet the Author
Dubbed a “triple threat” by readers, Danielle Rose dabbles in many genres, including urban fantasy, suspense, and romance. The USA Today bestselling author holds a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing from the University of Southern Maine.

Danielle is a self-professed sufferer of ’philes and an Oxford comma enthusiast. She prefers solitude to crowds, animals to people, four seasons to hellfire, nature to cities, and traveling as often as she breathes.

Book Review – If We Were Young by Anna Bloom.

🖤❤️🖤❤️🖤 Book Review – If We Were Young by @annabloombooks. 🖤❤️🖤❤️🖤❤️🖤

If We Were Young is wonderfully written with fantastic characters and great character development. I found Ronnie to be so relatable and wondered how I’d be once my own daughter becomes a teenager. I love the way her daughter was portrayed, as well as the moody teen mannerisms. What really resonated with me personally was the fact that Ronnie has social anxiety. She has it so bad that she can’t speak and/or throws up. I love that although this is primarily a romance, Anna touched upon the affects of anxiety and how it can affect us so that those who don’t have it can understand it better and those who do can relate right along with Ronnie and know exactly what she’s going through.

Ronnie and Matthew’s friendship had come to an end one sad night back in uni, then 15 years later they were reunited through a business opportunity. I loved seeing it all unfold before my eyes and found myself frustrated and on edge wondering if Ronnie and Matthew would be able to see past their anger and become friends again, wishing and hoping they’d become much more than that. You learn throughout the story that so many obstacles had been thrown in the way over the years, unbeknownst to them at the time, that had stopped them coming together and it made me feel so sad because their lives could have been sooo different!

This book captured my heart and didn’t want to let go! I have so many feels! I’m incredibly excited that there’s going to be a sequel! I need to know what’s next for Ronnie and Matthew! I’m also still mad at Angela and her selfishness!! Grrr!

This is a second change romance, friends to lovers story (will they/won’t they?) that is so easy to get into you won’t want to put it down!

You can purchase Anna Bloom’s If Were Young here: viewbook.at/AnnabloomIWWY

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Blog Tour and Book Review – Dark Secret by Danielle Rose.

Dark Secret Blog Tour and Book Review!

Book Review – Dark Secret by Danielle Rose.

I fell in love with this book straight away! Witches AND vampires?! What’s not to love if you’re a fan of YA paranormal reads? I love how in-depth Danielle went with the witches and their magic lore and I love the spin that she took with the main character, Ava, after a fight with a vampire didn’t quite go to plan. Ava is tasked with protecting her coven and the village of Darkhaven from the vampires but her coven doesn’t trust her ability to sense the darkness that is coming which she tries to prove otherwise. Throughout the book she goes from strength to strength, but not without her flaws and weaknesses, whilst she struggles to adapt to a life she never wanted. There is a hint of romance running through this book which I really enjoyed and am excited to see where it’ll lead in the second book. Danielle’s writing is incredibly detailed and such a delight to read. I really enjoyed that it was written in first person too. This would be the perfect book if you’re just starting out on your YA paranormal journey.

🌹Blog Tour!🌹

Dark Secret (Darkhaven Saga #1)

by USA Today Bestselling author Danielle Rose

AVAILABLE NOW!

Amazon: https://amzn.to/33j5oDL

Print: https://amzn.to/2WMW3BR

Nook: http://bit.ly/2oQlGFn

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Synopsis

There’s no wrath like that of a witch scorned.

Seventeen-year-old spirit witch Ava López is the self-appointed guardian of the witches and humans of Darkhaven, an idyllic village nestled between the forest and the sea. Her watch: vicious and bloodthirsty vampires.

Ava is a novice in the eyes of her coven. If she expects to protect them and the secrecy of their powers, she must gain better control of her own. When a full moon ritual goes awry, control may be lost forever, and Ava is exiled from her coven. Forced to seek refuge among the beings she had always sworn herself to hunt, she vows revenge on those who have upended her life.

But the more time Ava spends away from her coven, the more she discovers a startling truth: the witches haven’t been honest with her. Ava’s quest to strip the truth from everything she’s ever known begins with the toughest realization of all—coming to terms with who she has become.

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Release Blitz – Summer Princess by Sloane Murphy.

I am super duper excited for this release. It’s my current read right now so a review will be coming soon!

Summer Princess, Dark Fae #1 by Author Sloane Murphy AVAILABLE NOW!

#BUYNOW:

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Find out what lurks in the Fae Courts by reading Summer Princess, the latest Dark Fantasy hit readers are comparing to G. Bailey and Sarah J. Maas.

She’s marked for a life she doesn’t want. He’s the one compelled to make her comply.

Emilia Daarke has fallen in love with the one person she should never have. After being caught by her father, she is thrust into a deadly game she must win, not just to save herself, but the ones she loves the most.

When Cade Vasara sees the girl he once loved, the one that got away, he’s torn between love and duty.

With betrayal and secrets running riot, and a ticking clock against them both, can they set aside their past, or will their present tear apart their world?

Buy Summer Princess to start the hauntingly dark adventure today!

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Book Review – The Cake Fairies by Isabella May,

Book review – The Cake Fairies by Isabella May.

Blurb:

1960’s Somerset is no fun for cousins Polly and Annabelle Williams. Mourning their non-existent love lives, and the mundanity of village life, their only pleasure is baking – until a chance encounter has them magically transported to the bright lights of London… in 2019!

Promised a chance of love, first they must teach the people of the future about the simpler pleasures of life by becoming Cake Fairies. Over the course of a year they set off on a delectable tour of the UK, dropping off cakes in the most unexpected of places and replacing the lure of technology with much sweeter temptations.

But will their philanthropical endeavours lead them to everlasting love? Or will they discover you can’t have your cake and eat it?

My review:

What a book this is! It is so much more than a book about two cake making cousins running their own cake shop in the sixties, who may or may not find love! Sooo much more! For one, there’s time travel!! Which I thought was an awesome part of the book. What really spoke to me, though, was that it tackles the issues of how modern tech, like our phones, affects us today and how most of us just seem glued to our phones instead of engaging with the people and taking in the environment around us. In come Polly and Annabelle with their cake making skills who are sent forward in time to hopefully make people see how important it is to take a step back from their phones and really pay attention to those around them. It really hit home for me because I often think we should spend less time on phones, tablets, PCs etc. and more time with the ones we love! It’s a fabulous read and one I’ll cherish for a long time!

Purchase links:

UK – https://www.amazon.co.uk/Cake-Fairies-Because-century-having-ebook/dp/B07Z2S41TZ

US – https://www.amazon.com/Cake-Fairies-Because-century-having-ebook/dp/B07Z2S41TZ

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The Winter Queen free on Kindle until Sunday! 

Yep that’s right! The Winter Queen by Katie M. John is free on Kindle until Sunday! So be quick and grab yourselves a copy!

Here’s a little blurb for you:

When close friends May and Tom take a walk through the snow covered woods, May has no idea how truly magical, and dangerous, things are about to get.


When she wakes up badly injured in lavish but unfamiliar surroundings, she begins to understand that nothing is once what it was – and sometimes, as beautiful as the snow can be, it can be cruel.


Finding herself trapped in a terrible fairytale, May must find a way to get home before she is trapped there forever.


READERS’ NOTES. 

Please note that this is a 3/4 novel of 30,000 words.

It is an upper YA/Crossover timeslip / worldslip story with modern fairytale elements.

You can purchase it here for UK readers and here for US readers.

Well, what are you waiting for? Go onnnn snag yourselves a copy and get lost in this amazing and magical story!

My Kindle case/cover dilemma: update!

I just realised that I still hadn’t blogged about which cover I’d chosen for my Kindle. After a lot of umm-ing and ahh-ing, to-ing and fro-ing between which case I wanted the most – to be honest I wanted them all! – I eventually settled on the book-style cover. However, I did not go for The Secret Garden cover, I instead chose Pride & Prejudice! And look how pretty it is:

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I really do love it! My Kindle is now snuggly safe and sound, held in place by a rubber case which is attached to the book-style outer. So I can finally start using it knowing it’s less likely to break if I drop it, yaaaaay! I still might have to buy another, though, so that I can swap and change and maybe buy one of those kindle bags, too! Hah instead of collecting bags or shoes, I could collect Kindle cases lol!

Kindle case/cover dilemma!

For christmas my parents bought me a kindle but, as yet, I haven’t used it because I’d rather have it all snug and protected in a case before I do. So here I am trawling through Etsy and Amazon but at a loss as to which to buy! Eek! I have such a varied sense of style that it has me torn over which to choose. There’s soooo many! I have, however, managed to dwindle it down a little as some aren’t made for my kindle type. Kinda gutted about that as it meant I couldn’t have the Buffy Vampyre book one. 😦

Ok so I’ve managed to create a “short” list of cases to choose from:

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I love cats! And the cinema lol!

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I think this is quite classy!

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I like my marvel!

IMG_5306 Gotta love Game of Thrones!

IMG_5307 I like the steampunkyness!

IMG_5308 Roald Dahl is one of my favourite authors. Plus yay books!

IMG_5309 Coz I’m a geek and it’s awesome!

IMG_5310 Loved this when I was a child so it brings back memories!

IMG_5311 Books! Need I say more?

So now do you see what a pickle I’m in? Help! Which should I go for??

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