Supernova by Dani Morales Cover Reveal

With 2 full length novels and 1 novella out in the New Adult Genre, Dani Morales decided it was time to branch out into the Young Adult crowds with Supernova, a Scifi Romance novel. Release date is set for JUNE 9, 2013 so be ready for it!

When the one place you call home is destroyed and the very life you know is no
longer an option, what do you do? For seventeen year old Nova Michaels, life in
Calyx is over. Following the plans of her father, Nova and her mother, Luna, leave
their home in hopes to blend in with the humans on Earth – Newport Beach, California.
Out of the five Celestials, Calyxians are the only beings who resemble humans,
and they’re the only ones who eat, talk, and dress like them.
Aaron McCarthy is a typical high school boy enjoying his summer break, until
something drops from the sky. And when a girl with fire red hair walks to shore,
he knows his summer just got interesting.
The captivation and pull is something neither can explain. They get lost in each
other every time they lock eyes and when they touch, a spark ignites with a
blinding light encompassing their skin. Nothing is as it seems; Nova isn’t what
she seems. Before you can have a future, sometimes you have to deal with the
With all of Nova’s secrets out on the table, can Aaron look past it?

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Author Bio

Dani Morales is a native Texan currently residing in Las Vegas, Nevada with her three boys and her mother. She adopted the boys in December of 2011 and loves spending every minute playing with them. On her spare time you can find a book in her hand or sitting in front of the computer typing out stories that run rampant in her mind. Her debut novel Entrelacen released in April 2013, followed by Deviation, her second novel and first in the Deviate Series, in August 2013. 

Mud Vein by Tarryn Fisher – Review

Release Date: April 5th, 2014
Summary from Goodreads:
When reclusive novelist Senna Richards wakes up on her thirty-third birthday, everything has changed. Caged behind an electrical fence, locked in a house in the middle of the snow, Senna is left to decode the clues to find out why she was taken. If she wants her freedom, she has to take a close look at her past. But, her past has a heartbeat…and her kidnapper is nowhere to be found. With her survival hanging by a thread, Senna soon realizes this is a game. A dangerous one. Only the truth can set her free.




I’ve been trying to write this review for a month. My mind tends to wander back to this story a lot. It definitely struck a chord with me. I didn’t expect it to make me feel the way it made me feel. I went in completely blind which is something I totally recommend to anyone who wants to read this book. So instead of doing my normal review where I go in depth about the story and characters, I’m going to keep this brief.

Mud Vein is not a love story. I repeat, it is not a love story. So if you go into Mud Vein expecting one, you will be sorely disappointed. Does this mean there isn’t love woven throughout MV? No. And that’s about all I’m going to say on that front.

What was Mud Vein to me? It was a story about the human condition. It was about the beauty and the darkness each of us has within. It was about the selfish and the selfless, the broken and the mended.

I hated Senna at first. My goodness, did I despise her. But then I did something more than look at Senna, I saw her. I saw Senna in myself, in my best friends, in my worst enemies. Senna represented the darkest and most difficult parts of each person’s psyche. This is Senna’s story, it’s her journey to find the truth, her truth. There’s a palpable level of mystery and intrigue surrounding her circumstance. Why is she locked in the cabin with the one person she never expected to see again? Who is responsible?

I thought the plot and characters were fascinating. I couldn’t put Mud Vein down once I picked it up. It appealed to the darkest parts of my heart. It made me feel numb, elation, and heartbreak. I don’t think this book will appeal to everybody, in fact, I’ve noticed it hasn’t, but to me, it spoke volumes. There is nothing like an author who can capture the human condition so wholly. Mud Vein showed the darkness and the self-destruction we are each capable of, but also the utter selflessness and love that makes humans what we are. So if you’re looking for a book that will challenge you and really make you consider humanity, pick this one up.


Favorite quotes (non-spoiler):

“You’ve been silent your whole life. You were silent when we met, silent when you suffered. Silent when life kept hitting you. I was like that too, a little. But not like you. You are a stillness. And I tried to move you. It didn’t work. But that doesn’t mean you didn’t move me. I heard everything you didn’t say. I heard it so loudly that I couldn’t shut it off. Your silence, Senna, I hear it so loudly.” 

“There is a string that connects us that is not visible to the eye. Maybe every person has more than one soul they are connected to, and all over the world there are those invisible strings… Maybe the chances that you’ll find each and every one of your soul mates is slim. But sometimes you’re lucky enough to stumble across one. And you feel a tug. And it’s not so much a choice to love them though their flaws and through your differences, but rather you love them without even trying. You love their flaws.” 

Late Call (Call, #1) by Emma Hart Blog Tour – Review & Giveaway

I am so excited to share my review of Late Call with you! Be sure to enter the giveaway, as well!
Release Date: April 28th, 2014
Summary from Goodreads:
She’s a high class call girl. He’s taking over his father’s business.
Seven years ago, they fell in love in Paris.
They walked away at the end of the summer, never imagining they’d meet again.
Now he’s her client.We fell in love the way you jump from a cliff. Hard and fast with a reckless sense of abandon. The six weeks we spent together changed my life, but at seventeen, I was naive. I was a dreamer. A believer.
Now I’m twenty-four and cynical. I don’t believe in love. There’s no place for such emotions as a high class escort. The only things I’m allowed to feel are physical – and that’s why it’s so damn hard when the client of a last minute job turns out to be the man I left in France seven years ago. When he buys me for six weeks at triple my rate, my agent makes it clear I have no choice but to take the job despite our previous relationship. And my heart makes it very clear I have to stay firmly on top of the cliff this time.
Because for six weeks, I once again belong to Aaron Stone.
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*I received an eARC of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.

I have a confession: I ventured far outside my comfort zone picking Late Call up. I am so glad I did, though. I enjoyed Emma Hart’s other books so when I saw the blurb for Late Call, I had to read it. I really enjoyed this book, a lot. I will be honest, I was a little nervous that there would be little plot and a lot of sexual situations. I was really, really wrong, at least about the little plot part (insert winky face).

Mia Lopez is a high class call girl. Spending a night with her costs more than the average person’s yearly income. She’s smart, feisty, and extremely good at her job. She seems to be comfortable in her life and knows exactly what she wants. That is, until the night she’s ordered by her agent, Monique, to attend a dinner party with a mystery client. Little does Mia know that the man she’s about to take on as a client, is her former boyfriend and first love, Aaron Stone. It’s only one night, right? Wrong, Mia is contracted for the next six weeks to stand by Aaron’s side and play the part of Dayton, his girlfriend. It’s a tricky situation because call girls don’t fall in love…

I loved the relationship between Aaron and Dayton. The chemistry between them is palpable, starting as a slow simmer until it boils over. They’re both so headstrong and feisty which provides for a lot of entertainment. I can get on board with Aaron’s bossy, alpha demeanor. It’s obvious that Dayton let’s him make up the rules without sacrificing her self-respect and dignity. I love that about their relationship. There is a level of respect there that could have easily not existed. I found myself rooting for them throughout the entire book.

I really enjoyed the overall story-line as well. Hart takes us to some of the most romantic cities in the world and the descriptive language made me feel like I was there with them. I also thought the tension between Aaron and Dayton was well done and not too over the top. I think the conflicting feelings Dayton has are completely rational and I was actually kind of in love with her character. She was strong-willed, feisty, and willing to stand up for herself when Aaron was being a jerk. I also loved that we got to see more than just the call girl persona Dayton has mastered. We get to  see her. Her thoughts, her feelings, her passion.  I liked the more vulnerable side of Dayton.

 Seeing as this is an erotic novel, there are a lot of sex scenes. I didn’t feel that they were really repetitive or over the top. I also enjoyed that they flowed with the story rather than feeling like there was sex for the sake of sex.

I’ve read quite a few of Emma Hart’s books and I have to say that this is my favorite one so far. You can really tell she’s becoming a master wordsmith and her writing has continued to get stronger and stronger. I would definitely recommend this book, but beware of the cliffhanger! I’ll be anxiously awaiting the arrival of book 2 in June!


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About the Author:

By day, New York Times and USA Today bestselling New Adult author Emma Hart dons a cape and calls herself Super Mum to two beautiful little monsters. By night, she drops the cape, pours a glass of whatever she fancies – usually wine – and writes books.
Emma is working on Top Secret projects she will share with her followers and fans at every available opportunity. Naturally, all Top Secret projects involve a dashingly hot guy who likes to forget to wear a shirt, a sprinkling (or several) of hold-onto-your-panties hot scenes, and a whole lotta love.
She likes to be busy – unless busy involves doing the dishes, but that seems to be when all the ideas come to life.

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I See London (Internationl School #1) by Chanel Cleeton – Review

Release Date: February 3rd, 2014
Summary from Goodreads:
Maggie Carpenter is ready for a change— and to leave her ordinary life in South Carolina behind. But when she accepts a scholarship to the International School in London, a university attended by the privileged offspring of diplomats and world leaders, Maggie might get more than she bargained for.When Maggie meets Hugh, a twentysomething British guy, she finds herself living the life she always wanted. Suddenly she’s riding around the city in a Ferrari, wearing borrowed designer clothes and going to the hottest clubs. The only problem? Another guy, the one she can’t seem to keep her hands off of.Half French, half Lebanese, and ridiculously wealthy, Samir Khouri has made it clear he doesn’t do relationships. He’s the opposite of everything Maggie thought she wanted…and he’s everything she can’t resist. Torn between her dream guy and the boy haunting her dreams, Maggie has to fight for her own happy ending. In a city like London, you never know where you stand, and everything can change in the blink of an eye.This is a New Adult romance recommended for readers 17 and up.


*I received an eCopy from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

I enjoyed I See London, it was fun, flirty, and had just the right amount of drama to keep things interesting!

Maggie had her sights set on Harvard most of her life, but when she is rejected she finds herself at the International School in London. Surrounded by the rich and elite, Maggie is dazzled and a bit overwhelmed by the people and sights around her. In addition to a new city, a new set of friends, and the pressure of collegiate life, Maggie has also found herself on the radar of both Samir, a half-Lebanese playboy, and Hugh, a charming Brit with a successful bar. Now Maggie must choose who she thinks she needs and who she really wants.

 There were a lot of things I really enjoyed about I See London, for one, I enjoyed the diversity among the characters. Each character brought a little flare of their own culture to the mix which was a breath of fresh air. I felt that the characters painted a more accurate picture of not only big cities but of collegiate life, in general. Additionally, I thought that the main cast of characters (Maggie, Samir, Fleur, and Mya) were fairly well developed. Maggie wasn’t my favorite character, mainly because she was so misguided and slightly immature. I thought she handled a lot of the situations thrown at her poorly. However, she did have some redeeming qualities. Sometimes her naivete was authentic and it was interesting to see how she dealt with various situations. I really enjoyed her friendship with Mya and Fleur. Fleur  or the “Ice Queen”  was definitely one of my favorite characters when she wasn’t making poor choices spurred by her ex, Costa. She was funny, honest, and actually a really loyal person. I loved seeing her develop as a character and can’t wait to see what she gets in to in book 2!

The love-triangle between Samir, Maggie, and Hugh drove me a little batty. Mainly because I felt that while Samir was well-developed, Hugh lacked any real character development. I kind of just felt like Hugh was there to be the competition without really providing any real competition. As for Samir, he was arrogant and often rude but I think, much like Fleur, he really developed as a character. His chemistry with Maggie was palpable and I loved the moments between them. This is what  made the book for me, Samir showed moments of tenderness and also moments of being a real nuisance to Maggie’s relationship with Hugh which was always entertaining.

What I did not, however enjoy was Maggie’s rather hypocritical behavior. She continued to color herself as the “good girl” among her friends but when the time to make the honorable decision came along she completely disregarded another woman’s feelings and happiness in order to take what she wanted. I thought this was really disrespectful to not only the other girl but herself. I’m hoping book 2 will show Maggie develop into a woman that is more respectable and confident. Additionally, I have a hard time believing someone on a scholarship would be so flippant about their education. Maggie spent a lot of time partying and travelling to other cities instead of studying. Her once pristine academic record is now colored and she didn’t seem to care as much as I would think someone in her position would. While these things annoyed me about Maggie, I don’t think she’s a lost cause and hopefully will redeem herself!

Overall, I enjoyed I See London and would definitely recommend it to someone looking for a fun and quick romance. I think it was a strong debut and I look forward to London Falling!

Regret Me Not by Danielle Sibarium Cover Reveal

Today I am excited to share with you the cover and blurb to Danielle Sibarium’s new novel Regret Me Not!
Release Date: May 2014
Summary from Goodreads:
For Mackenzie Green life is full of regrets; regrets from choices she made in the past, regrets for the things she’ll never see in her future. She regrets letting her grades slip while her sister was in rehab, ensuring she’ll never break away from the rumor-run, small town she lives in. She regrets breaking up with her future All American football playing boyfriend, Brayden Turner out of fear of getting hurt. Most of all she regrets every decision she made leading up to the night that changed her life forever.
It’s only after Brayden cuts her off completely that Mackenzie realizes how much she wants him in her life.
Can Mackenzie find the courage to learn from her mistakes and move forward or will she spend her days consumed with regrets? Is it too late to convince Brayden she wants him in her life and that she’s in it for the long haul? Most of all, can she accept that sometimes bad things happen no matter how hard you try to protect yourself from them? Can she put it all behind her or will she live an unfulfilled life full of regrets?
About the Author:

Danielle Sibarium grew up as an only child of divorced parents in Brooklyn, New York. Her imagination was developed at an early age. Surrounded by stuffed animals and imaginary friends, she transported herself into a fantasy world full of magic and wonder. Books were the gateway between her play world and reality. On any given summer afternoon she became Snow White sweeping and cooking for the dwarfs, or Cinderella waiting for the prince.

Danielle always loved dialogue and in elementary school began writing plays and short stories. This is when she began to understand she could not only bring her fantastical world to life for herself, but she could enchant others as well. And so she wrote. She wrote and wrote and wrote.

Sadly the first piece she ever sent out for publication of any sort was a letter to the editor of The Home News Tribune. It was a piece of thanking the first responders for their bravery and selflessness on Sept. 11th. It was chosen as letter of the week. In 2007 Danielle collaborated with Charlotte Doreen Small to write songs for her CD More. Danielle wrote the lyrics for Take My Hand, and Goodbye, while Charlotte contributed the melody. In October 2011 Danielle’s debut novel For Always was released. She has since released The Heart Waves Trilogy, Heart Waves, Breaking Waves, and Waves of Love. Danielle graduated from Farleigh Dickinson University with honors, and currently lives in New Jersey with her husband and three children.

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Evolution: SAGE by S.A. Huchton Cover Reveal & Excerpt!

I’m excited to share the cover of the second book in the Evolution series by S.A. Huchton with you! I always love her covers!
Also, Evolution: ANGEL (book 1) is on sale from April 6th – 8th for 99 cents! This book is a must-read!
by New Adult Superhero Romance
Release Date: May 6th, 2014
Summary from Goodreads:

Devastated by her choices, Candace Bristol is on the brink of losing it all: her mind, her hope, everything she thought she was.

But from the ruins rises new purpose. An enemy has emerged and it will take everything to combat this new threat. Broken as she is, picking up the pieces and carrying on might be the hardest battle to win, but it’s either fight, or lose what little she has left.

Amongst the wreckage, hope still burns. The flicker of a flame kindles something within her she thought was dead.

Love can break you.

So, too, can it bring you back to life.




Welcome home.
The emotions overwhelmed her as she slipped into the pool, sinking to the bottom.
Candace didn’t know if she deserved to feel any of this, but there was no arguing with her connection to the water. It didn’t care about her mistakes. She had been missed.
She swam, moving back and forth through the water, soaking up more and more of the solitude and unexpected peace. Closing her eyes and floating, she turned inward, pushing past all of the hurt, all of the guilt, all of the loss, and drifted in a sea of calm. In the back of her mind, she knew this relief was only temporary. Eventually she would have to return to her other existence, the one where everyone wanted— expected— things from her.
Where she expected things from herself.
Jackson was right, of course. As much as she hated to admit it, his words were the slap in the face she needed. Once again, Candace was in his debt.
She frowned. There was a strange back and forth between them, an ever-shifting imbalance of helping one another. Funny, considering he was such a jerk otherwise. If he were consistently nice, maybe it wouldn’t sit with her so uncomfortably. As he ran more cold than hot with her, she never knew where she stood or what to expect. It was frustrating. Jackson Lawrence was not easily categorized or pinned down. Honestly, she couldn’t say with any amount of certainty whether or not she detested Jackson or kind of liked him, although the thought of liking someone as unlikable as him disturbed her on multiple levels. Did she have that much self-loathing that she’d attempt to spend more time with him?
She shivered. No. Definitely not. She more or less hated herself, but wasn’t about to hang around people who made her feel worse.
She took a breath and dove backwards, under the surface again. Life was too complicated. This was simpler. Maybe she could hole up here and no one would notice.
Swimming to the far end, she emerged at the side of the pool to catch her breath.
A crowd of people waited for her. She stared back at seven shocked faces.
Jackson shook loose from the grasp of two armed soldiers. “Satisfied? She’s fine. Can I go now?”
“You’re still in trouble, Jackson. Shut the hell up.” True stepped to the edge and crouched down. “You scared us, sugar. What are you doing here?”
“Um… swimming?” Candace said. “Sorry. I didn’t know I wasn’t allowed.”
True shook her head and grinned. “Didn’t you hear the alarms? We’ve been looking for you for thirty minutes. Why didn’t you tell someone?”
Candace shot Jackson a sidelong look. “There was no one to tell.”
Amir Jones rubbed his face and sighed. “Yeah, we noticed.”
Dina was silent, but shifted nervously. Hector was also quiet, but looked more pissed than nervous.
“You all right, Candy Cane?” True asked. “If you want some company, I can suit up and—“
“No!” Candace interrupted. “God, no. Sorry, True, but all I really want is some peace and quiet without people constantly talking to me. No, I’m not okay. I probably never will be. But, holy hell, if I have to deal with one more day of everyone treating me like a broken doll I might actually consider drowning myself just to avoid it.”
True grimaced. “You know we’re all trying to help you, right?”
She sighed. “I know, I know. But, seriously. I can’t think with everyone hovering like this. I just… I can’t. I appreciate what you guys tried to do. Really.” She pushed back from the side, treading water. “No one else can fix me, True. I’ll figure it out.”
She dove under again, blocking out everything but her connection to the water. The next time she came up for air, they were gone.

Book 1 Info:
Release Date: March 6th, 2014
Summary from Goodreads:

Candace Bristol has always been obsessed with comic books, but in a world where the nightly news often mirrors these inked stories, her dreams of becoming a real superhero could actually come true. After being rescued by members of the government’s AdvaNced Genetic EvoLution (ANGEL) Project four years ago, getting recruited for this elite team is all she’s wanted.Now 18, she’s finally reached her goal after years of study and physical training, but little could have prepared her for life as a genetic experiment. As though coming to terms with her new ability to manipulate water isn’t tough enough, she never expected to be swept off her feet by one of her fellow recruits.

With genetic alteration, the threat of physical and mental instability hangs over every superhero like a shadow. When one of their own tumbles over the edge of madness, Candace will have to choose between protecting the world, and saving the one who holds her heart.


About the Author:

A geek of all trades, Starla Huchton has been crafting stories in various genres since 2007. Her first novel, THE DREAMER’S THREAD was released as a full cast audiobook podcast, becoming a double-nominee and finalist for the 2010 Parsec Awards. After releasing short fiction of steampunk, noir fantasy, and other varieties, she released the first three books of the Sci-Fi Romance ENDURE series in 2013. All three books of the EVOLUTION series will be released in 2014, as well as a Steampunk Fantasy novel, MASTER OF MYTH (the Antigone’s Wrath series, book 1), which was the first place winner of the Crested Butte Writers’ contest, The Sandy, in 2012.

When not writing, Starla trains three Minions, a black lab, and a military husband whilst designing book covers for independent authors and publishers at


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Selling Scarlett by Ella James – Review

Release Date: April 13, 2013
Summary from Goodreads:
Elizabeth DeVille doesn’t belong at a party like this – one where the gowns cost more than her Camry and cigars run higher than her grad school utility bills. Dragged out of seclusion by her best friend Suri, Elizabeth is merely playing dress-up, rubbing elbows with a crowd that banished her troubled family years ago.Hunter West is tired. Tired of parties, tired of pretending, and tired of trying to right a wrong that haunts him every day. Bourbon heir and professional poker player by day, by night Hunter is gambling with his life in a high-stakes game of crime and blackmail.

When Elizabeth stumbles into Hunter’s den of vices, she’s a light in the darkness, a flame in the void. And, just like everything he touches, Hunter mars her in a record time. To rectify the damage done, Elizabeth needs money she doesn’t have, and she’s come up with a foolproof way to get it.

Follow Elizabeth – code-named Scarlett – to the lush Nevada brothel where she’ll auction her virginity and risk the only thing that’s not for sale: her heart. The highest bidder is a familiar face, with wicked hands and the devil’s mouth. And a secret so dark that it could cost her life.




*I received an eARC via NetGalley from the Publisher in exchange for an honest review.

First and foremost I want to say that this was a difficult book for me to review. I was really hoooked by the blurb of Selling Scarlett, the story seemed intriguing and mysterious. I wanted to love this book, but I just couldn’t. I didn’t hate it but it definitely didn’t wow me. I had a few major issues with it that seemed to take away from my overall enjoyment of the story.

I thought the overall mystery aspect of the story was well done and was probably what kept me the most interested. There was corruption, blackmail, attempted murder, murder, sex-trafficking, and prostitution rings. It was basically a season of Law and Order all wrapped up into one book. I think the need to know what was going on with Cross’s accident and the pseudo-relationship between Priscilla Heat and Hunter was what really drove me to finish the book.

I was disappointed in this book because it could have been so many things. It really could have functioned as a mystery/thriller on its own but the romance aspect actually took away from the plot for me. I never felt a connection beyond the physical between Scarlett/Libby/Elizabeth and Hunter. I thought they were a bit grating, to be honest. I think if the romance had been handled better and didn’t feel randomly thrown in there I would have enjoyed it more. I find that generally humor is used to the lighten the darker parts of mysteries, but in Selling Scarlett, there was little humor and it seemed that sex scenes were used in place of humor to break up the tension.

Another issues I had was Elizabeth’s seemingly rash decision to sell her virginity. Need money fast? I’m going to sell my virginity to the highest bidder. I really didn’t care that she was selling of her virginity, it’s her virginity and her sexuality so all the more power for her to do what she wishes with it. I just thought the whole plan wasn’t really thought out very well. Seeing as she’s SURROUNDED by people with money, including her best friend Suri, wouldn’t it be more plausible to ask them for a loan or some financial assistance? I know there were reasons given for why she couldn’t or wouldn’t ask these people but they were weak at best.

The overall writing wasn’t too bad. I actually thought James did a really good job in that respect. I will say that the beginning was kind of a sprint with a lot of things going on, and I was immensely confused by parts of it, but about 1/4 of the way through things seemed to take on a nice pace.

I am a big lover of characters in books, so generally the characters will make or break the story for me. Honestly, there are a lot of characters in this book. I think there may have been a few too many for my tastes but I think that the main players were adequately developed. Elizabeth’s internal dialogue was a bit over the top at times but I didn’t think she was a bad character. I thought Hunter was interesting, I didn’t find myself swooning after him but I did feel empathy towards him and his situation. Honestly, my favorite characters were probably Suri and Marchant. I don’t know why but I thought they seemed like really loyal people and I was interested in reading more about them. I didn’t mind Cross, either. He seemed like a pretty decent guy and loyal friend.

Overall, I didn’t love Selling Scarlett, I think the first half was too rushed and affected my overall enjoyment of the story. The second half was a lot better and I’m glad I stuck it out but I wasn’t overly wowed by any parts. Some of the dialogue was a little ridiculous for my tastes but I powered through it. I did, however, enjoy the air of mystery around the plot; I just wish I had enjoyed the romance aspects a little more. Would I recommend this book? I do think that there are people out there that would enjoy this story more than I did. Will I read the next two books? I’m not rushing out to get them but I did notice that the next two books are Cross and Marchant’s stories which intrigues me.