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Blog Tour: WITH EVERY BREATH by Lia Riley

Blog Tour: WITH EVERY BREATH by Lia Riley

Posted December 28, 2015 by jenniferstrand in blog tour, book review, interview / 0 Comments

Welcome to our stop on the WITH EVERY BREATH blog tour! Not only am I sharing my review with today, but you’re also getting an excerpt from this sweet story AND a list of Lia Riley’s Top 5 Heroines.  Whew! That’s a lot of stuff.  So sit back, read through all the goodness, and then enter to win your very own copy of WITH EVERY BREATH!       Her eyes widen. I can’t hold her gaze and say what I must. “Body‑to‑body contact.” The world outside rips apart, but in the tent, a heavy silence reigns. She shifts to a half sit. “Oh, no, it’s OK. Look, I’ll be better in a few minutes.” “You said […]

Book Review: INTO MY ARMS by Lia Riley

Book Review: INTO MY ARMS by Lia Riley

Posted October 16, 2015 by jenniferstrand in book review / 0 Comments

I’m not sure if I was more excited to read this book to learn more about Z or his million dollar fish.  Turns out Z is waaay more interesting than the fish. Thank goodness! We get to meet Z earlier in the Off the Map series and I gotta tell you,  I kinda pictured him as a cartoon character. He’s this mysterious guy that works at the tippity top of the tallest building in Whoville, er, Santa Cruz-ish area and we’ve seen him just enough to have this vague understanding of his phobia of touch.  I wasn’t sure if he was the equivalent of the Road Runner or Wile E. Coyote, but I thought he might have […]

Book Blast and Cover Reveal: INTO MY ARMS and WITH EVERY BREATH by Lia Riley

Book Blast and Cover Reveal: INTO MY ARMS and WITH EVERY BREATH by Lia Riley

Posted September 8, 2015 by jenniferstrand in book blast, cover reveal / 1 Comment

    Holy hotness melting on a stick!  Not only do we have an excerpt from Lia Riley’s newest Off the Map Novella, INTO MY ARMS, but we’ve also got the cover reveal for my newest Riley obsession, WITH EVERY BREATH. So sit back, close the door and enjoy all the organic goodness we could pack into one post. “Kiss me,” I challenge him. He twists around words and dances from truths. But he can’t evade body language. He gazes at me as if I’m something he’s never seen. “I tell you how I did a terrible thing, and you offer a kiss.” “There is much you aren’t saying, so maybe we need to streamline the conversation. […]

Book Blast: SIDESWIPED by Lia Riley

Book Blast: SIDESWIPED by Lia Riley

Posted July 2, 2015 by jenniferstrand in book blast, book review / 0 Comments

  Unless this is the first time you’ve visited Fictitious Delicious, you probably already know about my mad love for one Lia Riley. Her Off the Map series is one of my favorite New Adult romances ever.  Today we’re celebrating the fact that SIDESWIPED, book two in the aforementioned series of awesomeness, is in paperback!  And if you think THAT is exciting…wh-ha-well, have we got a treat for you.  You’re getting my fangirl review, an excerpt and TEN chances to win your very own copy of the story that nearly killed me. (In the best possible way, I promise!)          An hour later I’m zipping the back of Talia’s wet suit at the edge […]

Blog Tour: UPSIDE DOWN by Lia Riley

Blog Tour: UPSIDE DOWN by Lia Riley

Posted May 15, 2015 by jenniferstrand in blog tour, Uncategorized / 0 Comments

A year ago, I was introduced to the Off the Map series from a fellow book lover in an online book club. After reading her exclamations about how amazing this book was, I picked it up and immediately fell under the spell of Talia and then Bran. I was so excited to learn that the series was being released in paperback version and jumped at the chance to do a fun feature with the author, Lia Riley. THE BOOK UPSIDE DOWN (Off the Map #1) by Lia Riley Genre: New Adult Romance Release date: May 12, 2015 Publisher: Grand Central / Forever Romance Pages: 384 If You Never Get Lost, You’ll Never Be Found Twenty-one-year-old Natalia Stolfi […]

Book Review: CARRY ME HOME by Lia Riley

Book Review: CARRY ME HOME by Lia Riley

CARRY ME HOME (Off the Map #3.1) by Lia Riley Release date: May 5, 2015 Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance Publisher: Forever (Grand Central Publishing) Love doesn’t have to be perfect to be true… Years ago, Tanner Green loved Sunny Letman. She was meant to be his first kiss, first love, first everything. Then their world spun upside-down and out of control. Free-spirited Sunny doesn’t do commitment. Sure, guys are great for a night or a week, but she always leaves first. That is, until professional skateboarder and town golden boy, Tanner Green, unexpectedly walks back into her life. Despite their broken history, a fragile and undeniably electric connection still holds them together. Now Tanner has to convince Sunny […]

Top 10 Books of 2014

Top 10 Books of 2014

Posted December 22, 2014 by jenniferstrand in Uncategorized / 7 Comments

We are happy to be participating in the “Top 10 of 2014:  A week of looking back… and looking forward” feature, hosted by Mindy @ Magical Urban Fantasy Reads, Rachel @ Fiktshun, Jaime @ Two Chicks on Book and Nancy @ Tales of a Ravenous Reader! We’re kicking off the week by discussing a favorite topic of late: TOP 10 Books Read in 2014 Welcome to my favorite blog posts of the year!  I’m under a really tight schedule at work, what with it being end of year and all, so my posts are going to be pretty short and sweet this year.  So let’s start with the top 10 books read in 2014, shall we?  It was a big year for contemporary […]

Blog Tour: INSIDE OUT by Lia Riley

Blog Tour: INSIDE OUT by Lia Riley

Posted December 1, 2014 by jenniferstrand in blog tour, book review, Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Welcome to our stop on the INSIDE OUT blog tour! I’m super excited to share my review with you today because while I loved this entire Off the Map series, INSIDE OUT was especially beautiful.  As you’ll soon learn, I highly recommend this new adult series!         THE BOOK INSIDE OUT (Off the Map #3) by Lia Riley Release date: December 2, 2014 Publisher: Grand Central/Forever Genre: New Adult Romance Pages: 384 When Talia first moved from California to Australia to study abroad, she never dreamed she’d find the love of her life. Bran understands her like no one ever has before. And despite the numerous challenges they’ve faced, they’ve always managed to figure out how to stay together. But this […]

Book Review: SIDESWIPED by Lia Riley

Book Review: SIDESWIPED by Lia Riley

Posted November 11, 2014 by jenniferstrand in book review, Uncategorized / 0 Comments

SIDESWIPED (Off the Map #2) by Lia Riley Release date: October 7, 2014 Genre: New Adult Romance Publisher: Grand Central/Forever Pages: 384 It was only meant to last the summer . . . Talia Stolfi has seen more than her share of loss in her twenty-one years. But then fate brought her Bran Lockhart, and her dark world was suddenly and spectacularly illuminated. So if being with Bran means leaving her colorless NorCal life for rugged and wild Australia, then that’s what she’ll do. But as much as Talia longs to give herself over completely to a new beginning, the fears of her past are still lurking in the shadows. Bran Lockhart knows that living without the beautiful girl who […]