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Aug 03 2013

The Journey by Dan O'Brien

The Journey by Dan O'Brien

Welcome to the second day of The Journey blog tour. It will run until August 9th and will feature excerpts and new author interviews each day. But first, here is the obligatory blurb about the novel to settle you into this strange world:

The Frozen Man. The Translucent Man. The Burning Man. The Wicker Man. The guide known only as the Crossroads, together these are the signposts and totems of the world that the being called the Lonely inhabits. Seeking out the meaning of his journey, the Lonely is a being consumed by philosophical inquiry and adventure. Filled with exotic places and age-old questions, the Journey is a book that seeks to merge the fantastical and …

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Aug 02 2013

Waiting for the Storm by Marie Landry

Waiting for the Storm by Marie Landry

I received an electronic copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. No compensation was received. All opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links.

Waiting for the Storm by Marie Landry
Publication date: April 9th 2013
Genre: YA Contemporary

Charlotte O’Dell knows this summer is going to suck. Her beloved mother just died, her sister hates her, and her dad has completely checked out. Fulfilling her mother’s final wish, the family heads to Angel Island for the summer to stay in a beach house her mother once loved.

After a year of being shut away taking care of her mother, Charlotte is numb and practically afraid of her own shadow; she hopes going to the island will give …

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Aug 02 2013

{Cover Reveal} Let it be Me by Toni Aleo

{Cover Reveal} Let it be Me by Toni Aleo

Title: Let it be Me
Author: Toni Aleo
Published or Expected Publication Date: 2014
Published By: Toni Aleo
Genre: new adult, contemporary

Book Synopsis:

Do you see that woman there?

The one with long, wavy blond hair and blue eyes that used to sparkle?

That’s me, Violet Moore.

Do you see those men over there?

One is my husband, Rob.

A man who claimed he loved me, but proved his fist loved me more. 

The other is Tucker McCloud, my savior and confidant. 

I’m torn between what’s right and my own fear.
But not anymore.

I’m taking my life back now.

I will fight back.

I will be happy.


Cover Reveal

Toni Aleo is the author of the Nasvhille Assassins series: Taking Shots, Trying to Score, Empty Net, Falling for the Backup, Blue …

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Aug 01 2013

{Cover Reveal + Giveaway} Wolf Dream by M.R. Polish

{Cover Reveal + Giveaway} Wolf Dream by M.R. Polish

Wolf Dream by M.R. Polish

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The Reaping Spell has weakened her greatest enemy, but now Esmerelda faces a different threat – one that haunts her dreams. To finally defeat Nicholas and end his madness for good, she must travel back to Spain with the help of her powerful friends. 

What she doesn’t know is that in his weakness, Nicholas made a deal with the Death Keeper – his soul in exchange for Esmerelda’s life. Worse, she soon learns that the ones she trusted most have become part of her nightmares. The only one she can trust is the man who holds her heart, and together …

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Jul 31 2013

Seeing Ghosts by James Garcia Jr.

Seeing Ghosts by James Garcia Jr.

Seeing Ghosts by James Garcia Jr.

Genre: Paranormal
Number of pages: 147
Word Count: 76,303

Cover Artist: Maria Zannini


Book Description:

Paul Herrera finds himself bequeathed a mysterious old house near the California central coast by a deceased aunt he never knew. The woman who shows it to him is the spitting image of his wife, taken from him three years before in a senseless car accident which also took his unborn son.

While he deals with the ghosts of a past he cannot let go, there are new ghosts Paul must deal with – alone for the week in the expansive two-story house that he will soon discover holds many secrets.

Eventually, he will see that he is surrounded by ghosts as he struggles to …

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Jul 30 2013

ABC Rug & Carpet Care NYC

ABC Rug & Carpet Care has been cleaning rugs in the New York City area for more than 20 years. Starting in 1990, they have worked hard to earn a reputation as a responsible, successful carpet cleaning business. ABC Rug & Carpet Care NYC can not only professionally clean your rug, they can also repair and restore rugs! A true one stop shop to get it all done.

Cleaning your large rugs on your own can be a hassle and can be expensive. By the time you purchase all the cleaners and find the time to clean the rugs, you’re already spending a lot of money. Allowing the folks at ABC Rug & Carpet …

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Jul 30 2013

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Jul 30 2013

A Time of Dying by Hailey Edwards

A Time of Dying by Hailey Edwards

A Time of Dying by Hailey Edwards
Araneae Nation, Book Three
Genre: Fantasy Romance
Publisher: Samhain Publishing
Date of Publication: July 30, 2013
Cover Artist: Kanaxa

They just might survive…if they don’t kill each other first.

Once the future Segestriidae maven, Kaidi lived a privileged life. Now she spends her nights haunting cities ravaged by the plague. Spade in hand, she stalks rows of freshly dug graves for corpses…and then she takes their heads.

Her new life is caked in blood and spattered with gore, but it’s hers. At least until—to her fury—she’s caught napping.

A plague survivor by the skin of his teeth, Murdoch risks his neck to solve the mysteries left in its wake. Bodies have gone missing. Guards have left their posts and never returned home.

When …

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Jul 30 2013

Matchpoint by Elise Sax

Matchpoint by Elise Sax

Matchpoint by Elise Sax
The Matchmaker Series, Book Two
Genre: Comedic romantic mystery
Publisher: Ballantine (Random House)
Paperback Pages: 288

Lovably troublesome Gladie Burger runs into sizzling danger and a fiery love triangle in the second installment of Elise Sax’s hilarious and sexy Matchmaker romance series.

“Elise Sax will make you laugh. Her larger-than-life characters jump off the page and make crazy seem like a fun place to hang out.”—New York Times bestselling author Christie Craig

Since joining the family matchmaking business run by her eccentric Grandma Zelda, Gladie is always looking for love. But when an unbearable toothache knocks her out of commission and into the dentist’s chair, she prays only for relief. No such luck. Emerging from an anesthetic haze, Gladie awakes to …

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