Thursday, January 29, 2015

Cover Reveal Puzzle Piece: Nowhere But Here by Katie McGarry

West Side Story meets Sons of Anarchy?? Yes, please!

I'm happy to bring you the second cover for today, or a piece puzzle of a cover of Nowhere But Here by Katie McGarry. Throughout the day, pieces of the cover will be revealed on multiple blogs, and you can check them all out by visiting the hosting blogs. You'll find the schedule below, and then stop by the HarlequinTeen Page to see the full cover at 7pm EST! And that's not all, of course! We have a few Behind-The-Scenes pictures from the photo shoot itself for you to enjoy as well! Check out the Behind-The-Scenes pictures and then scroll down for our puzzle piece!

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And here's the eighth piece to the cover for you!


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About the Book:

An unforgettable new series from acclaimed author Katie McGarry about taking risks, opening your heart and ending up in a place you never imagined possible 

Seventeen-year-old Emily likes her life the way it is: doting parents, good friends, good school in a safe neighborhood. Sure, she's curious about her biological father—the one who chose life in a motorcycle club, the Reign of Terror, over being a parent—but that doesn't mean she wants to be a part of his world. But when a reluctant visit turns to an extended summer vacation among relatives she never knew she had, one thing becomes clear: nothing is what it seems. Not the club, not her secret-keeping father and not Oz, a guy with suck-me-in blue eyes who can help her understand them both. 

Oz wants one thing: to join the Reign of Terror. They're the good guys. They protect people. They're…family. And while Emily—the gorgeous and sheltered daughter of the club's most respected member—is in town, he's gonna prove it to her. So when her father asks him to keep her safe from a rival club with a score to settle, Oz knows it's his shot at his dream. What he doesn't count on is that Emily just might turn that dream upside down. 

No one wants them to be together. But sometimes the right person is the one you least expect, and the road you fear the most is the one that leads you home. 


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Katie McGarry was a teenager during the age of grunge and boy bands and remembers those years as the best and worst of her life. She is a lover of music, happy endings, reality television, and is a secret University of Kentucky basketball fan.
 Katie is the author of full length YA novels, PUSHING THE LIMITS, DARE YOU TO, CRASH INTO YOU, TAKE ME ON, BREAKING THE RULES, and NOWHERE BUT HERE and the e-novellas, CROSSING THE LINE and RED AT NIGHT. Her debut YA novel, PUSHING THE LIMITS was a 2012 Goodreads Choice Finalist for YA Fiction, a RT Magazine's 2012 Reviewer's Choice Awards Nominee for Young Adult Contemporary Novel, a double Rita Finalist, and a 2013 YALSA Top Ten Teen Pick. DARE YOU TO was also a Goodreads Choice Finalist for YA Fiction and won RT Magazine’s Reviewer’s Choice Best Book Award for Young Adult Contemporary fiction in 2013.

Cover Reveal: Sociopath: Legacy by Lime Craven (Teasers + Giveaway)

Hi, everyone! I'm so happy to bring you the cover for Sociopath; Legacy, the sequel to Sociopath by Lime Craven. I absolutely loved the first book. It was twisted and dark and disturbing and just everything I lurve. You guys have to give this series a try because it's amazing.

Sociopath: Legacy (Sociopath #2)
by Lime Craven
Genre: Dark Romance

Reach for the scars... 

Remember me? Aeron Lore: happy and humble. A people person. All around nice guy.Even I can't say that with a straight face. 

But seriously, things are going great. Leo's behaving herself; I'm enjoying making sure she behaves. We're a great team. SilentWitn3ss, our live-streaming news project, has launched to my favorite things ever: controversy and profit. 

So when the FBI comes to me and wants to use SilentWitn3ss footage to trace a serial killer named Blood Honey, I'm only too happy to be superior—I mean, to help. And if Leo thinks the brutal Blood Honey and I have a few things in common, I guess that's to be expected, given my rather unique preferences in the bedroom.


But I'm not like him. I can't stand that she would even think it. 

If his actions threaten my relationship with Leo, I'll hunt that fucker down myself.

If he gets too close for comfort, I will make him bleed—and trust me, he's closer than I ever anticipated. 

There's a food chain, grasshoppers. The buck doesn't stop with him. It stops with me. Blood Honey is a nasty son of a bitch, but I can be a lot worse. Question I want to be?

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Sociopath (#1)

The name's Aeron Lore. And you are...? Such a pleasure to meet you, sweetheart. Is that a southern accent? Gorgeous.

You fucking bitch.

Why so surprised? I control a billion dollar fortune. I control the news. Give me five minutes and I'll control you, too. If you could read my mind, you'd probably call me perverted. Unnatural. 
Manipulative. But I've learned to blend in, to be funny and charming. A predator in a designer suit.I have no conscience. No shame in taking the things I want. And what I wanted was for Leontine Reeves to sell me her boutique tech firm so I could exploit the fuck out of it. Maybe exploit the fuck out of her, too, because desire haunts me in shades of scarlet, and I desire Leo most of all.

I never meant for this to be a love story. I fought it kicking and screaming, the same way Leo fought me. Now we're bleeding into each other, making a mess. A chaos. There's no control here. And what do monsters like me do when control leaves the building?

We attack.

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Meet the Author 
I like dysfunction. Broken people who can't fix each other, but fit together because they're missing the same pieces. One of my favourite songs declares, "take the sinner down to feed desire," and that's my MO. I write dirty psychological thrillers with strong elements of dark romance.
I love antiheroes. Female characters who don't just accept their faults, but downright exploit them. No nice boys. No shame. Mindfuckery for all.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

ARC Review: Contractual by Alice Tribue

Title: Contractual
Author: Alice Tribue
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance
Publication: 26th January 2015

Summary (Goodreads):
They told me I’d be an escort; they made it sound so easy.

Really I’m just a high priced call girl.

Desperation brought me to this and it led me to him, my one and only client.

Hating him is easy, he reminds me of my shame.

Wanting him is wrong it fills me with guilt.

Loving him is a losing battle yet it’s become everything.

A gift and a curse, he consumes my every thought and I’d rather play my part in his bed than to spend one day without him. 

My Thoughts:

**An eARC was provided by author in exchange of an honest review**

I really loved this book! When I first set my eyes on Contractual, I was very intrigued. The blurb was very interesting and sounded very angsty. I love angsty books, especially ones with heroes who are jerks and promise much sexual tension. I immediately started stalking the author and I was very hooked by the teasers she posted.

After losing her job, and being close to eviction, Sage is in desperate need of money. When all doors shut in her face, her last resort is an escort job. It should be easy, only one client at a time, the pay is great and man is a a class a-jerk who doesn't want any emotional attachments that come with a normal relationship, but it isn't and soon, Sage is struggling with hating herself and loving the man who owns her body.

I devoured this book in a matter of hours. I adored the story very much, and could not put it down. I was dragged into Sages life as she exhausted every option to get a job and keep herself off the streets. Most of the time, I really liked her and could understand her as she struggled with her hatred for herself and the guilt she felt for enjoying Jacksons touch. Other times, when she forgave him for the things he did and said, it just pissed me off because Jackson is not a nice guy. Their first encounter left me with my jaw hanging, gaping at the pages because I couldn't believe how big of a jerk he was to do what he did. And he continued to do a-holish things throughout the book. I kind of liked him. Okay, that's a lie. I actually loved him, but I can be honest and say that yeah, he did some very messed up things that should not have been forgiven easily, especially at the end. I think Sage forgave him too soon and too fast and he didn't grovel as much as he should've. It really pissed me off and I kind of hated Sage at that moment.

But I did enjoy seeing Jackson squirm when he tried to make up for the bad things he did or said, which were a lot and all the time. The guy can't be nice to save his life, but I loved watching him as he finally understood that money isn't everything and what it means to care for another person. I also loved the fact that he brought out a sassy side in Sage that nobody else seemed to do. It made up for some very entertaining conversations and fights and make up sex. Let's be honest, make up sex is the best and believe me, the sex scenes in this book were so ridiculously hawt, you'd need a fan reading them.

Sexy and an emotional roller coaster, Contractual is one addicting read that you don't want to miss.


Monday, January 26, 2015

Blog Tour: The Untouchable by J. J. McAvoy (Teasers + Giveaway)

TheUntouchables Tour 

Hi everyone! I'm so happy today to be part of The Untouchables by J. J. McAvoy blog tour! I read the first book when it came out and I lurved it! You all know how much I like killers and dark and twisted stuff and this series has all of that! This tour is hosted by Indiesage PR and you can follow the tour by clicking here for the rest of the tour stops! So check out the teasers below, enter the giveaway and enjoy!

Tour: The Untouchables by J.J. McAvoyThe Untouchables Ruthless People #2 
Publication Date: January 22, 2015 
Also in this series: The Untouchables 
Genres: Contemporary, Dark, Romance

Book 2 in the Ruthless People Trilogy.
"One Secret. Multiple Casualties.”
Everything Melody Callahan has ever been told about her past is a lie. Her father lied. Her husband lied. But like all secrets…they come out. Not only is her mother, Aviela, alive but she won’t stop until she tears down everything Liam and Melody have spent the past year building.
With a new target on their back and the media now focused on their family as the Presidential election approaches, Liam and Melody must fight on two battlefronts. Melody is torn between being in love with Liam and wanting to kill him for lying to her. Being in love and showing love are two different things in her world. Liam wants to do anything to protect his family even if that means hurting the people he loves.
Family is everything… but what happens when they’re out for your blood? Everything they have been through is nothing compared to what is coming...
***Warning: This book contains adult language and subject matter including graphic violence and explict sex that may be disturbing for some readers. This book is not intended for readers under the age of 18.***
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Want more? Go here to read the first chapter of The Untouchables and the prologue!


About the Author:
J. J. McAvoy first started working on Ruthless People during a Morality and Ethics lecture her freshman year of college. X number of years later, she is an insomniac who has changed her major three times, and is a master in the art of procrastination. If you ask her why she began writing, she will simply tell you “They wanted to get their story out.” She is currently working on her next novel . . . so please bug her on Twitter @JJMcAvoy

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Cover Reveal and Giveaway: Aflame by Penelope Douglas

Hi guys! I'm so happy to share with you the cover and blurb for Aflame by Penelope Douglas. This book is the fourth book in the Fall Away series and is the conclusion to Jared and Tate's story. Check out the blurb below, but beware, it might hold spoilers if you haven't read the previous books in the series. 

Title: Aflame (Fall Away, #4)
Author: Penelope Douglas
Genre: NA |  Contemporary Romance
Release Date: April 21, 2015


From the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Bully, Until You, Rival, and Falling Away comes the sizzling conclusion to the Fall Away series.

The tables have turned. Now I have the power—and it’s his turn to beg…Everyone wants to be me.

Maybe it’s the sway of my skirt or the way I flip my hair, but I don’t care. Even though their attention is the last thing I crave, I just can’t stop. I dominate the track, the speed rattles my bones, and the wind and the crowd screams my name.

I’m her. The girl driver. The queen of the race. And I’m surviving—something he thought I’d never do.

They all talk about him. Did you see Jared Trent on T.V? What did you think of his last race, Tate? When is he coming back to town, Tate?

But I refuse to care too much. Because when Jared does come home, I won’t be here.Tatum Brandt is gone. I’m someone new.

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Penelope Douglas is a writer in Las Vegas. Born in Dubuque, Iowa, she is the oldest of five children. Penelope attended the University of Northern Iowa, earning a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, because her father told her to "just get the degree!" She then earned a Masters of Science in Education at Loyola University in New Orleans, because she hated Public Administration. One night, she got tipsy and told the bouncer at the bar where she worked that his son was hot, and three years later they were married. To the son, not the bouncer. They have spawn, but just one. A daughter named Aydan. Penelope loves sweets, The Originals, and she shops at Target almost daily.

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Saturday, January 24, 2015

Stacking the Shelves #8

Stacking The Shelves, hosted by Tynga’s Reviews, is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!
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This is my haul for the week. So far, I've been very good at not buying books since I have so many I haven't read yet. My TBR-pile seems to be getting bigger and bigger and very little gets read. I hope I can make a dent in it someday.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Cover Reveal and Giveaway: Beachwood Bay Series by Melody Grace

Discover the passion and romance of Beachwood Bay …

With over one million downloads worldwide, this USA Today bestselling series is celebrating with ten gorgeous new covers, three fabulous freebies and a fantastic giveaway with five signed paperbacks from Melody Grace up for grabs!

“Sexy, sweet, and swoon-worthy.
- Emily Snow, NYT Bestselling author
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"Sizzling hot and super emotional - the perfect combo!"
- New York Times and USA Today bestselling Lauren Blakely

Each Beachwood Bay love story can be read as standalone or as part of the series.
Fall in love with The Callahans and the small town of Beachwood Bay.

“Mom always told me there are two kinds of love in this world: the steady breeze, and the hurricane. Emerson Ray was my hurricane…” After four years away, Juliet is back in Beachwood Bay — but her old love is determined to rekindle their passion."

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Years ago, Brit and Hunter shared one life-changing night together, but Brit walked away before he could break her heart.
Now Hunter's back in town, their reckless passion can't be ignored.
But will dark secrets tear apart their new beginning?

  Carina Carina McKenzie is fleeing from her past. Garrett Sawyer isn’t looking to be to be anyone’s savior. Together, they might just heal old wounds and build a new a new future future together.

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One week with a rock-star: no rules, no limits…
Trying to get over her unrequited love,
Alicia accepts rock-star Dex Callahan’s sexy deal.
But when the week is up, will their passion survive?

    No more bad boys. Tegan Callahan isn’t looking for love — but Ryland James is looking for her. He’s everything she doesn’t want, but he might just be exactly what she needs.

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About Melody Grace

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Melody Grace is the New York Times bestselling author of the Beachwood Bay series. A small-town girl turned SoCal beach lover, after spending her life with her nose in a book, she decided it was time she wrote one herself. She loves steamy romance novels, happily-ever-afters, and lusting after fictional menfolk. She lives in LA with her two kittens, Bucky Barnes and Steve Rogers
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Enter to win a set of Beachwood Bay paperbacks! One grand prize-winner will receive signed copies of Unbroken, Unafraid, Unconditional, Uninhibited, and Unstoppable.

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