Book Blast: GETTING LUCKY NUMBER SEVEN by Cindi Madsen

Book Blast: GETTING LUCKY NUMBER SEVEN by Cindi Madsen

Welcome to our stop on the GETTING LUCKY NUMBER SEVEN blog tour! Cindi has delivered my favorite book of the year I’m so happy to be sharing my review with you today. Be sure to check out the other stops on this tour sponsored by Wordsmith Publicity! THE BOOK GETTING LUCKY NUMBER SEVEN by Cindi Madsen Release date: April 28, 2015 Publisher: Entangled: Embrace Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance Pages: 218 What’s your lucky number? Lyla Wilder is done being the shy, chemistry nerd extraordinaire. While every other college student is out having fun, Lyla is studying. With her cat. Well, she’s played it “safe” quite enough, thank you. So she creates a “College Bucket List”?with item #7 being a night of uninhibited, […]

Book Blast: AN EMBER IN THE ASHES by Sabaa Tashir

Book Blast: AN EMBER IN THE ASHES by Sabaa Tashir

Posted April 28, 2015 by jenniferstrand in book blast / 1 Comment

A letter from Sabaa Tahir. Dear Readers, Today, my “baby” AN EMBER IN THE ASHES is finally out in the world! From inception to pub date, this journey took eight years. And what a journey it was: writing, rewriting, revising, editing, querying, submitting; Meeting other debuts, bloggers, booksellers and librarians, and hearing their thoughts on EMBER. There aren’t enough superlatives to describe the radness. And now, the book is here! I am so excited to see it in the hands of readers. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it. To celebrate release day, I’m giving away two signed, first-edition hardcovers of the book. Details below! All my best, Sabaa THE BOOK […]

Book Review: LAMENT by Maggie Stiefvater

Book Review: LAMENT by Maggie Stiefvater

Posted April 24, 2015 by jenniferstrand in book review, Uncategorized / 1 Comment

LAMENT (Books of Faerie, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater Release date: October 8, 2008 Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Romance Publisher: Flux Pages: 325 Sixteen-year-old Deirdre Monaghan is a painfully shy but prodigiously gifted musician. She’s about to find out she’s also a cloverhand—one who can see faeries. Deirdre finds herself infatuated with a mysterious boy who enters her ordinary suburban life, seemingly out of thin air. Trouble is, the enigmatic and gorgeous Luke turns out to be a gallowglass—a soulless faerie assassin. An equally hunky—and equally dangerous—dark faerie soldier named Aodhan is also stalking Deirdre. Sworn enemies, Luke and Aodhan each have a deadly assignment from the Faerie Queen. Namely, kill Deirdre before her music captures the attention of the Fae […]

Book Blast: ONE NIGHT by A.J. Pine

Book Blast: ONE NIGHT by A.J. Pine

Posted April 23, 2015 by jenniferstrand in book blast, Uncategorized / 0 Comments

THE BOOK ONE NIGHT (Only You #1) by A.J. Pine Release Date: April 25, 2015 Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance Publisher: InterMix Pages: 248 When she lost it all, Jess decided to cope by living a lie. But you can’t keep on pretending forever… Twenty-one-year-old Jess used to have everything—a loyal best friend, a boyfriend she loved, and a future that was right on track. But in a single night, her whole world changed. Now, Jess lives for the impersonal connection of drunken hook-ups and to-go coffee cups in the morning. All she needs is one night to pretend everything is fine…until she meets Adam. Thanks to a sports injury, gorgeous, charming basketball star Adam Carson is stuck in […]

Book Review: THE SECRETS WE KEEP by Trisha Leaver

Book Review: THE SECRETS WE KEEP by Trisha Leaver

Posted April 22, 2015 by jenniferstrand in book review, Uncategorized / 0 Comments

THE SECRETS WE KEEP by Trisha Leaver Release date: April 28, 2015 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Pages: 304 A girl takes over her twin sister’s identity in this emotionally charged page-turner about the complicated bond between sisters. Ella and Maddy Lawton are identical twins. Ella has spent her high school years living in popular Maddy’s shadows, but she has never been envious of Maddy. In fact, she’s chosen the quiet, safe confines of her sketchbook over the constant battle for attention that has defined Maddy’s world. When—after a heated argument—Maddy and Ella get into a tragic accident that leaves her sister dead, Ella wakes up in the hospital surrounded by loved ones who […]

Book Review: RETALIATION by Yasmin Shiraz

Book Review: RETALIATION by Yasmin Shiraz

Posted April 21, 2015 by jenniferstrand in book review, Uncategorized / 0 Comments

RETALIATION (Retaliation #1) by Yasmin Shiraz Release date: February 15, 2007 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Publisher: Rolling Hills Press Pages: 264 Violence runs rampant on the streets of Washington, DC, and on one seemingly quiet day, the Odom family finds its world destroyed when seventeen-year-old Tashera is brutally attacked by a group of high school girls. Retaliation exposes the corrupting existence of violence in our communities and the retaliatory measures families go through to protect themselves and their children. Fictitious Delicious Rating: 4 You may already know about the #WeNeedDiverseBooks movement on Twitter. If you don’t, you need to go look at that hashtag RIGHT NOW and see how much you’ve been missing out on. It will change your perspective. […]

Cover Reveal: DELAYED PENALTY by Sophia Henry

Cover Reveal: DELAYED PENALTY by Sophia Henry

Posted April 17, 2015 by jenniferstrand in cover reveal / 0 Comments

My friend Sophia Henry has had a pretty incredible year.  For lots of reasons!  Today we’re celebrating just one of those–her debut New Adult romance novel has a cover! And as you’ll see in just a second, it’s SMOLDERING (those eyes!!).  Help me in congratulating Sophia and consider adding DELAYED PENALTY to your Goodreads shelves today! THE BOOK   DELAYED PENALTY (A Pilots Hockey Novel) by Sophia Henry Genre: New Adult Romance Release Date: September 1, 2015 Publisher: Random House/Flirt   She closed her heart long ago. He just wants to open her mind. For fans of Toni Aleo and Sawyer Bennett, the debut of Sophia Henry’s red-hot Detroit Pilots series introduces a hockey team full of […]

Blog Tour: THE REMEDY by Suzanne Young

Blog Tour: THE REMEDY by Suzanne Young

Posted April 15, 2015 by jenniferstrand in blog tour, Uncategorized / 1 Comment

Welcome to our stop on the THE REMEDY blog tour! I am figuratively bouncing off the walls with excitement!  My love for this series is immense and today Suzanne stopped by to share with us three songs that are VERY TELLING to Quinlan’s story.  So sit back, listen to some cool jams, click on the links to buy THE REMEDY and then enter the exciting giveaway! Oh, and be sure to check out all the coolness going down on this tour:           4/13/2015- Once Upon a Twilight– Interview           4/14/2015- Books and Swoons– Review           4/15/2015- Fictitious Delicious– Guest Post           4/16/2015- My Reading Room– Review       […]

Book Review: AIMEE AND THE HEARTTHROB by Ophelia London

Book Review: AIMEE AND THE HEARTTHROB by Ophelia London

Posted April 14, 2015 by jenniferstrand in book review, Uncategorized / 1 Comment

AIMEE AND THE HEARTTHROB (Backstage Pass #1) by Ophelia London Release date: April 14, 2015 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Romance Publisher: Entangled Teen Crush Pages: 223 He never noticed her before, but now she’s all he can see… Miles Carlisle is every teen girl’s fantasy. His rugged good looks and exotic British accent have helped catapult his boy band, Seconds to Juliet, to super-stardom. But after two disastrous and very public breakups, Miles isn’t interested in dating just any girl; he wants The One. And the only girl he’s interested in is not only his best friend’s little sister―and off-limits―but won’t even give him the time of day… As a kid, Aimee Bingham had a huge thing for Miles…until […]

Book Blast: THEY CALL ME ALEXANDRA GASTONE by T.A. Maclagan

Book Blast: THEY CALL ME ALEXANDRA GASTONE by T.A. Maclagan

Posted April 13, 2015 by jenniferstrand in book blast, Uncategorized / 0 Comments

THE BOOK THEY CALL ME ALEXANDRA GASTONE by T.A. Maclagan Release Date: May20, 2015 Genre: Young Adult Thriller Publisher: Full Fathom Five Digital Pages: 226 When your life is a lie, how do you know what’s real? Alexandra Gastone has a simple plan: graduate high school, get into Princeton, work for the CIA, and serve her great nation. She was told the plan back when her name was Milena Rokva, back before the real Alexandra and her family were killed in a car crash. Milena was trained to be a sleeper agent by Perun, a clandestine organization from her true homeland of Olissa. There, Milena learned everything she needed to infiltrate the life of CIA analyst Albert Gastone, Alexandra’s […]