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Hey everyone! I am so excited to be a part of Harlequin Trade Publishing’s summer blog tour! I have a couple different stops this summer, but for today’s stop I have an excerpt for the latest Sarah Morgan novel, The Summer Seekers! I am currently in the middle of reading this one and so far, I am loving it!! With summer just around the corner, now is the time to pick this… Read More

In honor of the recent release of Hester Fox’s debut novel, The Witch of Willow Hall, today I’m sharing with you all my thoughts about the book as well as how you can have the chance to win a copy, plus a fun and festive prize pack! Title: The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox Pages: 368 Genre: Historical Fiction Published by: Harlequin’s Graydon House Books (Oct. 2nd, 2018) Summary Two centuries after the Salem witch trials,… Read More

Title: Sweet Dreams (The Illusion Trilogy #3) by Nadette Rae Rodgers Pages: 316 Genres: YA, Fantasy/Supernatural Published by: Self-published (Sept. 15, 2018) Summary For years, Addison Smith wondered why she had such bizarre and frightening dreams. In Illusion, the line between reality and the dream world began to blur, and Addison couldn’t tell what was real and what was just an illusion. Her world was turned upside down when the guy of her dreams, Zach Walker, literally… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday/Can’t Wait Wednesday is a weekly feature, started by Breaking the Spine and continued by Wishful Endings, that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  This week’s pick is: A Thousand Perfect Notes RELEASING JUNE 7TH, 2018 Synopsis An emotionally charged story of music, abuse and, ultimately, hope. Beck hates his life. He hates his violent mother. He hates his home. Most of all, he hates the piano that his mother forces him to… Read More

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature started by Breaking the Spine that puts the spotlight on upcoming releases!  Today’s pick is: Tess of the Road RELEASING FEBRUARY 27TH, 2018! Synopsis In the medieval kingdom of Goredd, women are expected to be ladies, men are their protectors, and dragons get to be whomever they want. Tess, stubbornly, is a troublemaker. You can’t make a scene at your sister’s wedding and break a relative’s nose… Read More

Title: Within Reach by Jessica Stevens Pages: 258 Genres: YA, paranormal/supernatural, contemporary, romance Published by: Sparkpress (May 17th, 2016) Summary Dying wasn’t on seventeen-year-old Xander Hemlock’s summer to-do-list. Finding ways to spend more time with his girlfriend, Lila, was the most critical thinking he planned on doing. But that was before he found himself trapped in a realm of only darkness with thirty days to convince Lila he’s not actually dead—well, not completely, anyway. As Xan tries… Read More