Wednesday, November 29, 2017

WWW Wednesday 11-29-17

Hosted by Taking on a World of Words

To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…

• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next?

-What are you currently reading?

Slade House. I’m not enjoying it as much as I thought I would, but it’s good and not too long. So, I’ll plow through.

What did you recently finish reading?

I finished Surviving Demon Island by Jaci Burton. I didn’t realize it was paranormal romance from the blurb. PNR isn’t my usual stomping grounds, so I didn’t get as invested as I might have.

I started and gave up on Super Sad True Love Story last week. It wasn’t working for me right now, but I might try it again sometime.

What do you think you’ll read next?

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Still waiting for this to make its way my way.

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Love at the Edge of Seventeen, a YA romance anthology featuring my story “Be Null, My Heart,” is coming next April! If you love romance, young adult lit, or both, please consider backing the project on kickstarter!

Shares also appreciated. ๐Ÿ˜Š

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As always, thanks for dropping by my blog. Feel free to hunt me down around the web at my frequently used Goodreads, my somewhat-used Facebook, and my hopefully to-be-used-more Twitter.

Also, check out my stuff on Amazon.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Check out CAN'T BUY ME LOVE!

An author friend of mine has a story in an anthology. Check out Bridie Hall’s “Romancing the Princess” and the other six stories in this awesome anthology!

CAN’T BUY ME LOVE

Seven romantic tales of love where royalty, celebrities, and passion meet. A case of mistaken identity, protecting the one you love, or proving you aren’t all about the money...these tales will entice and thrill.

~Buy CAN'T BUY ME LOVE on Amazon

A Royal Pain by Abigail Drake
Getting shot in the bottom saving a visiting royal turns out to be the best thing to happen to, impoverished socialite, Chloe Burkhart in a long time, especially when the prince’s very handsome, very sexy bodyguard, Nicolai, comes to her aid.

Caught by Him by Tammy Mannersly
Blockbuster movie actor, Brody Nash doesn’t quite know what to make of the gorgeous woman precariously perched on his neighbor’s gate, but as they start to get to know each other better, he begins to wonder if she might just be the one for him.

Romancing the Princess by Bridie Hall
A commoner, Sebastian, and Princess Alixandra are set to get married until he begins to wonder if fitting in with royalty is worth sacrificing his principles. Love rules all. Or does it?

All My Memories by Grea Warner
The possibility of reconnecting with an unrequited love leads country music star Finn Murphy on a journey of memories in this special prequel to the Country Roads series.

Me and Tillie by Lisa Hahn
1950s musical film star Oren Cooper returns to Broadway to find new inspiration. Unexpectedly, that inspiration comes in the form of Tillie Parker—his childhood friend’s little sister and an up-and-coming ingรฉnue.

Defending Demma by Melissa Kay Clarke
When faced with an unsavory past, can Demma St. John, rising new starlet, trust ex-Marine Ryker "Digger" McMillan with her secrets and her heart?

His Royal Typeface by Stephanie Keyes
When all is lost, love can be found. Will Prince Asher Tarrington's unique font design be enough to salvage a royal family and set the tone for true love?

EXCERPT FROM ROMANCING THE PRINCESS
Usually, he left before the morning shed light on the consequences of his actions. This time, his insides squeezed at the thought he’d never get to wake up next to Alix again. It wasn’t fair.

“It’s been …” Alix glanced at him and then dropped her gaze. “Well, I need to go through the customs. Boarding will start in half an hour.” Her voice was croaky. It pained him that he couldn’t tell whether from fatigue or emotion.

She leaned into him, soft and supple, and it took his breath away. His arms came around her reflexively. Her bed hair was a stark reminder of what they’d been doing minutes before calling a taxi to take them to the airport.

“This was real, right? I didn’t just dream it?” Seb said.

He couldn’t quite catch what she murmured into his chest.

“I’ll miss you,” he blurted.

She looked up, opening her mouth, but then she pressed her lips together and dropped her gaze to his chest. He forced her face up with his finger under her chin. He kissed her forehead, her cheek and eyelids, her chin and lips, and felt the bitter taste of goodbye intruding on their intimacy.

His mouth on hers seemed to have unlocked something in her because she finally whispered, “I’ll miss you, too.”

When she stepped away, he reached to push a strand of her hair from her face, but her eyes—miserable and dark—flitted to his for a second and then she was gone, walking away from him, and then running, her purse swaying from her shoulder behind her.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

WWW Wednesday 11-22-17

Hosted by Taking on a World of Words

To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…

• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next?

-What are you currently reading?

This popped up in a Book Riot email. The title caught my attention, so I grabbed it. I’m only a few pages in, but so far, I’m curious.

What did you recently finish reading?

I closed on The Master Magician and the Paper Magician series. Very much enjoyed the series.

I came down with a pretty crummy cold this past week. And apparently, when I’m sick, I binge read romance novels. So…

I finished off the Las Vegas Sinners series, which I started a year or two ago. These are hockey romances written by Katie Kenyhercz, who I went to school with, and they are the perfect blend of swoony and fun. Perfect for feeling good when one is sick.

I also read the first two books (of what I assume will be more) in the Love Hurts series by Sawyer Bennett. These are as swoony as the Las Vegas Sinners with a lot more heat. Looking forward to more.

What do you think you’ll read next?

I actually have a few other options lying around, but as I haven’t decided which will be next, Magnus Chase is still my stand-in here.

~Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate!

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Love at the Edge of Seventeen, a YA romance anthology featuring my story “Be Null, My Heart,” is coming next April! If you love romance, young adult lit, or both, please consider backing the project on kickstarter!

Shares also appreciated. ๐Ÿ˜Š

~~~

As always, thanks for dropping by my blog. Feel free to hunt me down around the web at my frequently used Goodreads, my somewhat-used Facebook, and my hopefully to-be-used-more Twitter.

Also, check out my stuff on Amazon.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

WWW Wednesday 11-15-17

Hosted by Taking on a World of Words

To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…

• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next?

-What are you currently reading?

The Master Magician is the third book in the Paper Magician trilogy (which, incidentally, has four books in it according to Goodreads). This is such an interesting fantasy concept, and I’m glad I got the chance to read these books.

What did you recently finish reading?

Paper Magician and Glass Magician. Enjoyed both.

What do you think you’ll read next?

This, unfortunately, still hasn’t found its way to a reading nook near me. I suppose continuing to post it here is my attempt at undying optimism.

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Love at the Edge of Seventeen, a YA romance anthology featuring my story “Be Null, My Heart,” is coming next April! If you love romance, young adult lit, or both, please consider backing the project on kickstarter!

Shares also appreciated. ๐Ÿ˜Š

~~~

As always, thanks for dropping by my blog. Feel free to hunt me down around the web at my frequently used Goodreads, my somewhat-used Facebook, and my hopefully to-be-used-more Twitter.

Also, check out my stuff on Amazon.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

WWW Wednesday 11-8-17

Hosted by Taking on a World of Words

To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…

• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next?

-What are you currently reading?

I finally picked up The Paper Magician. I’ve had this one on my to-read list for a while and never got to it. But I’m here now and liking it so far.

What did you recently finish reading?

I’ve also been meaning to read the Upside-Down Magic books for a while. They are achingly adorable, and I look forward to more of them coming out.

The Accidental Keyhand has also been sitting on my to-read list forever. I didn’t like it as much as I thought based on the blurb, but it was an entertaining read, nonetheless.

Lastly, the book I was reading this time last week—The Witches of Cambridge. This is a lighthearted book about love and friendship and a little bit of tragedy that touches the heart in unexpected places. Recommend.

What do you think you’ll read next?

I’m still holding out to get The Ship of the Dead as my next read.

Saturday, November 4, 2017

I'm in another anthology, and I need your help!

LOVE AT THE EDGE OF SEVENTEEN
A YA romance anthology
Coming April 2018 from Stars and Stone books

I’ve got another story coming out with Stars and Stone Books! So excited to say “Be Null, My Heart,” a superhero romance, will appear alongside nine other amazing stories in this anthology of young love in springtime. Please support me and my fellow authors by backing the anthology on kickstarter!

Spring fever has infected the teens in these 10 stories, leading to hijinks, drama, misunderstandings...and maybe even love.

Stars and Stone Books
Magic makes the heart beat faster

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

WWW Wednesday 11-1-17

WWW Wednesday

Hosted by Taking on a World of Words

To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…

• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next?

-What are you currently reading?

I’m a little over halfway through this, and so far, I’m enjoying it. The story follows a few characters, each with some kind of romantic struggle, and there’s some underlying threat/relationship between them all that I’m interested to unearth.

What did you recently finish reading?

This was incredible. A story about kids like Alice who aren’t dealing with being ejected from their rabbit hole? Yes, please.

Same as above. This was wonderful. I’m very much looking forward to more in this series.

I wanted to love this and didn’t. After reading The Night Circus a few months ago, I’ve really been into atmospheric fantasy. This just wasn’t as atmospheric or magical as I’d hoped.

What do you think you’ll read next?

Waiting to get my hands on this one. Riordan’s best series yet, in my humble opinion, and I really want to know how it ends.