Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Blog Tour and Giveaway: Kyle's Return by L.P. Dover

Title: Kyle's Return
Series: Gloves Off Series #5
Author: L.P. Dover
Release: Available Now
Genre: Adult, Contemporary Sports Romance

~ Synopsis ~

I promised myself I’d stay away from dangerous men, but I couldn’t live up to that when Kyle Andrews came back to town. He’s a manipulator, a guy who’ll do whatever it takes to get what he wants, sabotaging anyone who gets in the way. After a fatal fight left him wounded, his UFC career came to a close. He has nothing, but he’s determined to get it all back.

My name is Megan. I’ve known violence, pain, and what it feels like to be scared to live another day. All of that changed the moment I refused to be a victim. Now that my psychotic ex, Alex, can’t find me, I’ve been given a second chance. I owe my life to my friends. The same goes for Kyle. Without him, I wouldn’t be able to feel.

Everyone hates him. But for the life of me I don’t. There’s something about him I can’t ignore. Being with Kyle makes me want it all. However, in loving a hated man, I didn’t know it’d bring the life I fled from back to haunt me. Everywhere I go danger lurks and bad things happen. Kyle believes it’s because of him, but I’m starting to think otherwise. I think Alex has found me, and if so, this time he’s not going to let me go.

~ Review ~
5 Stars 

I was so happy when I found out that Kyle was getting a book.  While he's a jerk he deserved a chance to prove he could change. I knew he had it in him!  He definitely redeemed himself in my eyes, but did he redeem himself to everyone he set out to mend relationships with?

Kyle knows he messed up.  He never meant for his sister Kacey to get hurt in the process.  That's one of his biggest regrets is not seeing over his greed.  After being paralyzed in his last fight he's determined to make things right.  But it will have to be after he can get better.  He has a lot of healing to do before he can finally confront everyone else.  Will he come to terms with everything he did on his past?

Megan is determined to believe bad about Kyle.  She doesn't want anything to do with him.  She can't keep her eyes off him.  She sees something in him that no one else is willing to see though.  Can she help him make amends with his sister and the rest of the people he hurt?  Can she finally break free of her past?

This is an amazing book about redemption and that everyone deserves a chance to prove that they changed.  Just because you do something bad in life doesn't mean that you are a bad person.  You can change if you want too.

~ Excerpt ~

As fast as I could, I rushed into my room and changed into some comfortable clothes. I didn’t care if they weren’t sexy because that definitely wasn’t what I was going for tonight. Not with Kyle and I alone in my house. When I got downstairs, he was still standing in front of my favorite picture.

“I take it you took these?” he asked, pointing to the canvas.

“How can you tell?”

He walked from one frame to the next and glanced back at me over his shoulder. “I don’t know. It just seems like something you would do. I knew there was more to your story than just a girl who works at a gym.” His gaze then landed on my pink, cupcake flannel pants. “Nice PJ’s by the way. If you’re trying to go for unsexy, you failed.”

~ Teasers ~ 

~ Excerpt ~

“The only way I’m going to let you come over is if you tell me you missed me this week.”

“Really?” I shrieked.

“Yep, now say the words, love.”

“No. That’s ridiculous. I’m not gonna lie.”

He snorted. “But you just did.”

I opened my mouth to say something and then stopped; he got me with that one. And judging by the satisfied chuckle he tried to contain, he knew it too. “Fine. You want to play games? Then it looks like you won’t be hearing what I have to say. Bye-bye, French fry.”

“Megan, wait—”

Taking the upper hand, I hung up the phone. He was going to drive me insane. I had to hand it to him, he could definitely get my blood pumping. I did miss him, but I wasn’t about to give in to his antics. If anyone was going to submit first, I wanted it to be him. I got my wish when my phone started to ring. Deliberately, I refused to answer it, hoping it’d make him feel the restlessness I felt inside.

With a smirk on my face, I pulled into my neighborhood. He was just going to have to sweat a bit longer.

To my surprise, that wasn’t going to be very long. Because in my driveway, there Kyle stood, beside a sleek, black motorcycle. I hit the button to my garage and pulled past him. He walked up to my door and opened it with a smirk on his face. “You are one stubborn woman, you know that?”

~ What Others are Saying ~
I had hated Kyle in this series but because of this book I fell in love with him - Amazon Reviewer
I knew Kyle would get his redemption in this book, but what surprised me is that the author somehow made me forgive him too. - Lost to Books
Wowzer....who would have thought that bad ass king of dicks, Kyle Andrews, would turn it all around and actually be a decent human who could love someone! Well, we find it all out in this last enstallement of an amazing Gloves Off Series by L.P. Dover. Kyle's Return is another knockout. - Amazon Reviewer

~ Book Trailer ~

~ Author Bio ~

New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author, L.P. Dover, is a southern belle residing in North Carolina along with her husband and two beautiful girls. Before she even began her literary journey she worked in Periodontics enjoying the wonderment of dental surgeries.

Not only does she love to write, but she loves to play tennis, go on mountain hikes, white water rafting, and you can't forget the passion for singing. Her two number one fans expect a concert each and every night before bedtime and those songs usually consist of Christmas carols.

Aside from being a wife and mother, L.P. Dover has written over fifteen novels including her Forever Fae series, the Second Chances series, the Gloves Off series, and her standalone novel, Love, Lies, and Deception. Her favorite genre to read is romantic suspense and she also loves writing it. However, if she had to choose a setting to live in it would have to be with her faeries in the Land of the Fae.

L.P. Dover is represented by Marisa Corvisiero of Corvisiero Literary Agency.

~ In The Series ~


Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Blog Tour and Giveaway: Dear Juliet by Trudy Stiles


Along with Trudy Stiles, we are very excited to share with you the Release of "Dear Juliet", the 3rd book in The Forever Family Series! Don't miss the special Release Price of ONLY $.99 (2 days only)!

Make sure to check out the Book Trailer, add this series to your Goodreads, enter the Giveaway below and join the Facebook Release Party Event for more fun and giveaways!

Dear Juliet by Trudy Stiles
Book #3 in the Forever Family Series
Release price $.99 for TWO days only

~ Review ~
5 Stars 

I loved this book. It was an amazing read.  I didn't know anything going into this book except it was Seth's book.  It was one of my favorite in the series. 

Seth has had a rough life.  From the time he was a kid until he finally found his girl.  He went through a lot of heartache and it helps us understand why he was the way he was with Tabitha.  He had a lot of learning and help to get to be the man he wanted to be. 

Juliet had a perfect life until that moment when she heard her parents talking about a letter.  She knew she was adopted, but she didn't know about a letter.  She let this letter consume her.  She almost lost everything because of it. 

Watching the struggles that both Seth and Juliet had was heartbreaking.  To see them come together through all of these heartbreaking moments was even more special.  Sometimes the one thing you need most is right in front of us.  We may not know it, but hopefully one day we'll realize it before it's too late.

~ Other Books in the Series ~

Dear Emily - Book #1 in the Forever Family Series

This book is not suitable for young readers. It is intended for mature adults only (18+). It contains strong language, adult/sexual situations, non-consensual sex and some violence.

Dear Tabitha - Book #2 in the Forever Family Series

The Epic Fail series will begin this summer (2015)
This is a spinoff of the bestselling Forever Family series. These will all be standalone novels focusing on the various characters from the band Epic Fail that were introduced in Dear Emily.

Book 1 - expected Summer 2015

~ Author Bio ~

Trudy Stiles is a New Adult author, mom to two beautiful children, and married to the love of her life. She is the author of the Forever Family series including “Dear Emily” and “Dear Tabitha”. There will be many more stories from this series and you never know who may have a standalone or novella written for them. Stay tuned!
Trudy is a music junkie and you’ll know that she’s writing when you see her plugged into her laptop with her earbuds in. Her playlist is unique and is a must for her writing sprints.
When she’s not writing, she’s carting her children to their various activities while avoiding any kind of laundry or housework. She also loves to run along the boardwalk of the beautiful New Jersey shore.
She’s always been an avid reader and frequently escapes into the fictional worlds of the many characters that she has come to love. Well, now there are some fictional characters in her head dying to get out!
Her first story “Dear Emily” was released in December 2013. “Dear Tabitha” was released in March 2014. The Forever Family series will continue with several companion/stand alone novels.
Twitter: @trudystiles
~ Giveaway ~
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Monday, April 20, 2015

Blog Tour and Giveaway: Caught by Erika Ashby and A.E. Woodward

Title: Caught
Author: Erika Ashby & A.E. Woodward
Genre: NA Romance
Release Date: April 20, 2015

~ Synopsis ~

**New Adult novel coming from authors A.E. Woodward and Erika Ashby late this Spring**

There's this boy. 

He kinda owns my heart.

Who am I kidding?

He owns all of me--but he's completely oblivious to it.

And I can't tell him.

Because there's this girl.

And even though he's my best friend, she is too.

Then there's me...

CAUGHT between what feels so right, yet is so wrong.

~ Buy Now  ~

~ Review ~
5 Stars

I started this book and had trouble putting it down. It was so hard to go to work because I NEEDED to know what would happen next!
Let me just say this book wasn't what I thought. That's a good thing!!! I was thinking it was a comedy and the whole book had me so broken hearted. But I LOVED it!!

Quinn has been in love with her best friend Chace for years. She doesn't think she'll ever lose him. That is until Finely walks into their lives. Finely becomes their best friend also. They are know as the trio. Quinn tries to be happy for her friends, but is sad. She plots to go away without them knowing. She wants to learn to live by herself. Can she break free of them? Or will everything fall apart?

Chace is happy with his life. He has the coolest best friend and an amazing girlfriend. It helps that the two most important girls in his life are best friends. They all do everything together. He doesn't see Quinn as more than a friend until one night when everything changes. He doesn't know how to fix everything that has become broken. Can he fix his errors before it is broken beyond repair?

This book is a definite must read.  You'll be wanting to jump in and try to fix everything. You'll fall madly in love with Greg also!! He is amazing!! I am sad this book had to end. I wasn't ready to say goodbye to everyone!

~ Excerpt ~

Greg isn’t a bad looking guy. He’s not even slightly bad looking. In fact, he’s extremely good looking with his brutish looks. But that’s the thing – he’s just too beefy for my taste. He’s thick all over. Well, from what I can see, and what I’ve heard, he is. Which is good for him since most people think buff guys usually suffer from teeny weeny syndrome and they’re just trying to overcompensate in other ways.
His head is typically filled with blonde locks, but he shaved it off this summer. Maybe it was some sort of rugby initiation or whatever weird sport he’ll be playing in college.
“Excuse me, Greg?”
His head swings my way as if he was just waiting for me to call his name. His smile is wide and his hazel eyes are bright. He’s genuinely a happy guy. And that’s what I like about him. That’s why I’m able to look past his player ways and enjoy his company.
I do a quick glance up his muscly body from feet to face. His tan, smooth-looking legs are crossed at the ankle, reaching the other side of the truck as they’re stretched out. The colorful, geometric print trunks fully engulf his thighs, which is a plus. Guys shouldn’t wear more fitted clothes than I do. Then there’s his tank top. The non-existent fabric bunches loosely in the middle of his torso.
“Yes, Quinn?” he smirks.
“Your chesticles are showing.”
He glances down and laughs. “Is that a problem?”
“No.” I pop a grape in my mouth. “I just can’t stop staring.”
He laughs even harder and I try my best to refrain from it myself. I’m not looking to choke on a grape as we drive down the highway.
“Make em’ pop,” I demand as I lift my sunglasses to the top of my head for a better view.
“Do what?”
“You know.” I sit my grapes down and hold my hands in front of my own chest, moving my hands up and down. “Make them pop, dance, jiggle. Hell, make them rain for all I care. They have to be capable of doing something cool.”
“Oh, hell yeah. I’ve had that shit down since the seventh grade.” He straightens his back and positions his arms in some weird flex in front of him. Then he begins to make them pop, drop and lock it. I giggle like a little girl as I watch. His face makes it all the better as he seems to be straining. He looks constipated.
Without any inclination, I toss a grape at his tits. And with perfect precision he bounces his man boob just in time to deflect it. I play catch with his chest a little while longer before finally putting my earbuds in and relaxing.

~ Teaser ~

~ Author Bios ~

Being born an "Army Brat", Erika Ashby has been residing in Oklahoma the last 10 years finally putting an end to the nomad tendencies she had grown accustomed to. She's a happy and slightly crazy mother of four. She has an insane passion for music and embraces her Inner Groupie any chance she has. It wasn't until the age of 29 that she realized she also had a hidden passion for reading; before then she claimed to have hated it. Six months after unlocking that deep desire she never knew she held, she turned the key to another chapter of her life which has become the desire to write. And the rest is still history in the making.

A.E. lives in Vacationland with her husband and two children. Between her real job and writing she finds little time to enjoy life's finer things. However in the free time she does manage to steal, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, and reading. A.E. is the author of Kismet and A Series of Imperfections: Imperfectly Perfect, Imperfectly Real, and Imperfectly Bad. She is currently writing her fifth book, Working Girl.

~ Giveaway ~