Friday, September 22, 2017

Princesses of the Night - Release Day Blitz



Title: Princesses of the Night
Series: Royal Blood
Publisher: CHBB
Cover Artist: Desiree DeOrto


Tanya is a hardworking college student but her whole world is turned upside down when she meets a mysterious man on Halloween. All that she thought was fiction is now her reality. A night life filled with fangs and blood—and an evil vampire that wants her dead.

She and her friends are the chosen ones, destined long ago, to save this world from destruction. That’s not easy when your enemy is your sire’s son.



Curious to know what we listened to while writing POTN?
Here's our playlist:

Ex To See – Sam Hunt
If I Die Tomorrow – Florida Georgia Line
Animals – Maroon 5
Cut – Plumb
Dark Horse – Katy Perry
Running Up That Hill – Placebo
It’s So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday – Boyz II Men
Between – Courrier
In My Veins – Andrew Belle
Country Girl – Luke Bryan
Save Me – Shinedown
Creep – Radiohead

Teresa grew up in Oklahoma and developed a love for reading and writing at an early age. She currently resides in Virginia and is the mother of two wonderful boys. Her inspiration comes from her family.


Tich is an Oklahoma resident and the mother of five. Her passion for reading started at an early age when her Aunt Vicky gave her the novel Heidi for Christmas.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Episode 9 of The Lockwood Chronicles: Everything to Fight For - Review

Alexander and Madeline have settled in to their new lives as parents to their little girl, Arianna. Lucian and Elisabeth are building a future together. Caleb and Anora have a little boy of their own, Connor. Andrew and Kora have started a family.

But peace and quiet never last very long. Illness strikes one and another’s indecision will cause broken hearts. An old enemy plots to take what is not his; a recent enemy plots murder; and a new enemy, asleep for hundreds of years, awakes and plots to take everything from them.

In the struggle to protect those they love, one will fight alone, one will learn a harsh lesson, and one will make the ultimate sacrifice. They will all realize that anything can be overcome when you have everything to fight for.




Writing is the ultimate escape from reality. You can read or watch a movie, but you're not truly immersed in another world like you are when you're creating one. When I'm not writing, I'm wishing I was and when I'm writing I'm living another life. There's some of me in every female character who lets me write her story--some more than others, but I'll never tell which ones. In my other lives I'm a sexy vampire, a powerful witch, an independent werewolf or a seductive human. I can be anyone and anything I want, and who wouldn't want to do that?

My genre of preference is fantasy romance. I became infatuated with vampires in high school when I read a book about a girl, who'd recently been turned, who allowed herself to die in the first rays of dawn rather than feed on the boy with whom she'd fallen in love. I remember that part vividly because I thought it was the most beautiful depiction of unconditional and unrequited love that I'd ever read. I promptly devoured every book with vampires in it that I could get my hands on (in my age range, of course). At the time I wasn’t interested in romance novels, and eventually I ran out of teen vampire stories, so I tried my hand at writing one.

Over the years, my characters and stories have matured with me. At first, the only characters I met were vampires, but eventually, other characters came to me, and I discovered I had a thing for tall, dark and handsome aliens as well. I spend so much time with my characters that they become real to me, and all my friends and family have gotten used to me talking about them that way. Thankfully, if they think I’m crazy, they keep it to themselves. I’ve also been very lucky in love. For 20 years, I’ve been with the same wonderful man who is very tolerant of the fact that I fall in love with the leading men in my books.



I've been a fan of this series from the very beginning. The characters have become my friends and I'm the first in line when a new episode releases. As with the first eight episodes this one is fast paced and a fascinating read.

In Everything to Fight For we see more development of Lucian and Elisabeth in addition to Alexander and Madeline's adventures. I have to say, Lucian is quickly becoming my favorite guy. Swoon.

If you haven't read this series, you'll definitely want to start with episode one.

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Friday, August 4, 2017

COVER REVEAL - ISAN by Mary Ting


ISAN
Mary Ting
Publication date: May 1st 2018
Genres: Dystopian, Science Fiction, Young Adult
The world has changed.
Scientists warned it would happen.
Meteors devastated the Earth. World Governments developed plans to help surviving citizens. The United States disbanded and salvageable land was divided into four quadrants—North, South, East, and West—governed by The Remnant Council.
Struggling to survive, seventeen-year-old Ava ends up in juvenile detention, until she is selected for a new life—with a catch. She must be injected with an experimental serum. The results will be life changing. The serum will make her better. To receive the serum Ava agrees to join a program controlled by ISAN, the International Sensory Assassin Network.
While on a training mission, she is abducted by a rebel group led by Rhett and told that not only does she have a history with him, but her entire past is a lie perpetuated by ISAN to ensure her compliance. Unsure of who to trust, Ava must decide if her strangely familiar and handsome captor is her enemy or her savior—and time is running out.



Author Bio:
International Bestselling Author Mary Ting/M. Clarke resides in Southern California with her husband and two children. She enjoys oil painting and making jewelry. Writing her first novel, Crossroads Saga, happened by chance. It was a way to grieve the death of her beloved grandmother, and inspired by a dream she once had as a young girl. When she started reading new adult novels, she fell in love with the genre. It was the reason she had to write one-Something Great. Why the pen name, M Clarke? She tours with Magic Johnson Foundation to promote literacy and her children's chapter book-No Bullies Allowed.

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Monday, July 31, 2017

COVER REVEAL - PRINCESSES OF THE NIGHT

Cover Reveal: Princesses of the Night by Teresa Fuentez & Tich Brewster
Princesses of the Night by
Teresa Fuentez & Tich Brewster
(Royal Blood, #1)
Publication Date: September 22, 2017
Genres: New Adult, Paranormal
Tanya is a hardworking college student but her whole world is turned upside down when she meets a mysterious man on Halloween. All that she thought was fiction is now her reality. A night life filled with fangs and blood—and an evil vampire that wants her dead.
She and her friends are the chosen ones, destined long ago, to save this world from destruction. That’s not easy when your enemy is your sire’s son.
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Author Bios:

Tich:

Tich is an Oklahoma resident and the mother of five. Her passion for reading started at an early age when her Aunt Vicky gave her the novel Heidi for Christmas. She didn’t start writing until middle school, after being inspired by her best friend’s short stories. “Genny’s stories weren’t just great but they inspired me to put my pen and paper to good use.”

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Teresa:

Born and raised in Oklahoma. I have a passion for writing, reading, basically anything book related.
I completed my first novel in 2010, Princesses of the Night, which happens to be the first in a series titled Royal Blood.
My novels fall under the genre Paranormal/Fantasy/NA

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Amongst The Flames by T.K.Chapin

Amongst The Flames by T.K.Chapin

Book Description

AMONGST THE FLAMES is book one of the Contemporary Christian Romance Series, EMBERS & ASHES. Follow the lives of the men of Fire station #9 as they face the fires on and off the job. Inspirational romance stories full of faith, hope and love that will leave you feeling inspired. 

Brenda's Review


Another great read from this author,I'm finding his work as not only entertaining but very inspirational and heart felt.

Cole is a fire fighter.He has a tough and challenging job.Working for his father inlaw proves to be adding to the stress. When you have a father inlaw who doesn't like you and wants you out of his fire station and out of his daughters life,things can be trying.

Add to that a wife who feels neglected and wore down.Life can turn in an instant.When Cole's wife Megan suddenly up and leaves for a visit with her sister,things become a little more clear to Cole.She's not there just for a little visit.Megan has plans to leave Cole for good.

Cole finds comfort when he turns to a friend ,Micah.... Micah proves to be true and loyal friend and helps to turn Cole's eye and heart to Jesus. Praying with and for him to help Cole see where the problems really lay.Learning to redirect his blame,Cole fights to get his wife and kids back.

This an awesome story of faith,love and forgiveness. I really enjoyed this story. It's great to see a real life problem put into words.Great read!!

Brenda's Review Points 5 of 5


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Monday, February 8, 2016

A Chance at Love by T.K.Chapin

A Chance at Love by T.K.Chapin

Book Description

 This young adult Christian romance takes place around Valentine's Day and is the perfect book for anyone searching for an inspirational read in the month of love. 

Nineteen-year-old Kyle Reynolds was just a pizza slinging delivery driver with a dream when he met Emily Hayden. She gave him a glimpse at love and stole his heart away without any hesitation. However, Emily had a secret. Not just any secret, but one that could and would change everything. 

A Chance at Love is a Christian romance that captures the sweet innocent side of young love that can still be found in young Christians today. A Christian romance novel that not only shows how God works things together for good in our life, but the spiritual growth of one young man.

Brenda's Review

A beautiful story of young love,falling into the grace of God's love and new beginnings.

The characters are easy to relate with and easy to love. The storyline flows flawlessly,which makes reading this story an absolute delight.I loved everything about the story and the characters and I highly recommend it to everyone.Teens and tweens will like it as well.There are many life lessons in this story the need to be shared.

I found Kyle to be an ambitious young man who is trying to figure out life and what he wants from it.He works in a pizza shop but understands that it's just to get him by until he can figure out what he really wants to do in life. He wasn't looking for love.But he knew the moment he set eyes on Emily,it was love.This was a gut feeling and he needed to act on it.

Emily is a sweet young lady who lives for the Lord.She has a secret that she tries to hide from Kyle.Keeping their relationship just over the phone and texting was her way of keeping the secret.But she knows all to well,Kyle will find out her secrets.

With over protective parents Emily is trapped in a sheltered life.They forbid her to see Kyle. But Kyle has learned to trust God in their relationship.He knows in his heart that Emily is the girl that God has appointed to him. And will stop at nothing to make her his.

I really loved this story.It's sweet,blessed,humorous in all the right places.Makes a perfect weekend read.
 

Brenda's Review Points 5 of 5

Where to find the book and author;  Author T.K.Chapin
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Friday, February 5, 2016

Preferred Rewards by Michael Patrick Lewis

Preferred Rewards 

by Michael Patrick Lewis

Book Description

Troy has a problem: he likes a girl whose best friend likes him. Should he take the marshmallow in front of him, or wait for the Preferred Reward?








Brenda's Review


Hats off to a wonderful story of a love gone so wrong. You always see happy endings.This was a delight! To see the "Real to life" ending. Finally!

The story line flows well,the characters are easy to relate with. Although I couldn't relate with Carrie at all. She is just one person I did not like from the start. For Gina to even consider Carrie as a friend is beyond me. That was just a one sided friendship.

Troy.... Ah Troy,you have so much to learn when it comes to relationships.But I will forgive you because you're young and this was your first try at love.

This story is about young love,first love and how quickly things can go wrong. I loved that the story was from a mans POV. You get to see his thoughts on love,relationships,his strengths,his weaknesses and his demise.

 Where to find the book and Author;

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