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Book Review: THE HISTORY OF US by Nyrae Dawn

Book Review: THE HISTORY OF US by Nyrae Dawn

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

Before I get to my review of this gem of a book, I need to give you a little background information.  For the past six-ish years, my reading has consisted almost exclusively of YA books of many genres. Contemporary, dytopian, paranormal, fantasy, etc.  Didn’t really matter to me. If it was YA and recommend by a trusted friend, it was mine. I’ve expanded into the world adult romance this year and have fallen in love with falling in love.  My favorite genre of romance might surprise you:  I LOVE M/M romance. The stories pull at my heart like no other genre ever has. So why am I telling you all of this right this very minute?  Well, THE HISTORY […]

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 […]

Book Review: THE WEIGHT OF DESTINY by Nyrae Dawn

Book Review: THE WEIGHT OF DESTINY by Nyrae Dawn

Posted December 9, 2014 by jenniferstrand in book review, Uncategorized / 0 Comments

THE WEIGHT OF DESTINY by Nyrae Dawn Release date: November 18, 2014 Genre: Young Adult Publisher: Self Published Pages: 276 When “crazy” runs in your family and your namesake is known for walking into a river with a pocket full of rocks, a girl kind of wants to avoid tempting fate at all costs. For Virginia Nichols, the only way to dodge that bullet is to be perfect at everything: school, student council, life. Too bad it’s all a lie, and underneath the perfection…Virginia is lost. Ryder Blackstock knows a thing or two about being born into fate. The talents passed down from his father aren’t exactly normal; instead of learning how to throw a fastball, he was taught to […]

Book Blast: THE WEIGHT OF DESTINY by Nyrae Dawn

Book Blast: THE WEIGHT OF DESTINY by Nyrae Dawn

Posted November 18, 2014 by jenniferstrand in book blast, Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Today is the release day for THE WEIGHT OF DESTINY, the first book in a new YA series by Nyrae Dawn.  I finished this one last night and have to say that this is my new favorite book by Dawn. I’m madly in love with it!  So much, in fact, that I couldn’t properly put my level of love into words.  I’ll be posting a full review in a few days, but this one is in contention for my favorite book of the year. THE WEIGHT OF DESTINY by Nyrae Dawn Release date: November 18, 2014 Genre: Young Adult Publisher: Self Published Pages: 276 Source: ARC When “crazy” runs in your family and your namesake is known for walking into […]

Book Review: RUSH by Nyrae Dawn

Book Review: RUSH by Nyrae Dawn

Posted July 14, 2014 by jenniferstrand in book review, Uncategorized / 0 Comments

Release date: May 6, 2014 Genre: New Adult LGBT Romance Publisher: Forever Yours Pages: 256 Source: ARC This new adult, male/male romance will capture the audience who fell in love with Nyrae Dawn’s Games Trilogy. For the love of the game. Brandon Chase has always defined himself by one thing: football. Tough and athletic, he is a great college player who enjoys the hard hits and the sweaty grind of the gridiron. But when Brandon is injured, only one person can help him get back on track-a forbidden love he’s desperately tried to put behind him. Alec Andrews has never quite forgiven Brandon for walking away when their friendship turned into something more. But he can’t deny help to […]

Blog Tour: SEARCHING FOR BEAUTIFUL by Nyrae Dawn

Blog Tour: SEARCHING FOR BEAUTIFUL by Nyrae Dawn

Posted March 13, 2014 by jenniferstrand in blog tour, Uncategorized / 1 Comment

Welcome to the SEARCHING FOR BEAUTIFUL blog tour presented by Rockstar Book Tours! I’m excited to share my interview with one of my favorite authors on this tour stop today. And, hey! Be sure to check out all these fantastic stops on the tour. You’ll find lots of goodies around every corner.            03/03/2014 – Watcha Reading – Review            03/03/2014 – Jenna Does Books – Guest Post            03/04/2014 – The Storybook Kingdom – Review            03/04/2014 – Dazzled by Books – Interview            03/05/2014 – Reviews By Molly – Review            03/05/2014 – Reading with ABC – Guest Post            03/06/2014 – Nanna Three and Counting – Review            03/06/2014 – A Book and a Latte – Guest Post            03/07/2014 – Shayna Varadeaux Books & Reviews – Review            03/07/2014 – FicWishes – Guest Post            03/10/2014 – Book Chick – Review            03/10/2014 – Books Forget Me Knot – Guest Post            […]

Book Review: MASQUERADE by Nyrae Dawn

Book Review: MASQUERADE by Nyrae Dawn

Posted February 17, 2014 by jenniferstrand in book review, Uncategorized / 1 Comment

MASQUERADE (The Game Series #3) by Nyrae Dawn Release date: January 7, 2014 Publisher: Forever (Grand Central Publishing) Genre: New Adult Romance Pages: 320 A biker. A tattoo artist. A love to last a lifetime. Maddox Cross has always had to be tough. When his father went to jail for murder, the teenager took care of his sister and mother. Now on his own and working security at a night club, Maddox wants to become a tattoo artist-a dream that comes closer to reality when he falls for the hottest, most tatted woman he’s ever seen. She’s wild and beautiful, and Maddox will do anything to be with her. Bee Malone came to town to open up […]

Top 10 Books To Look Forward To In 2014

Top 10 Books To Look Forward To In 2014

Posted December 27, 2013 by LivTommo in Uncategorized / 3 Comments

  We are happy to be participating in the “Top 10 of 2013 A week of looking back… and looking forward” feature, hosted by Mindy @ Magical Urban Fantasy Reads, Rachel @ Fiktshun & Jaime @ Two Chicks on Books. Top Ten Books to Look Forward to in 2014! Olivia and I wanted to share just a small sampling of all the books we’re looking forward to in 2014.  No doubt we’ll miss some of the ones we’re out of our mind crazy over waiting for, but here’s hoping these get you excited, too!  We’ll start with Jen’s list, in no particular order:     #1: SWEET RECKONING (The Sweet Trilogy #3) by Wendy Higgins I am fully vested […]

Top 10 Book Covers of 2013

Top 10 Book Covers of 2013

Posted December 24, 2013 by jenniferstrand in Uncategorized / 8 Comments

We are happy to be participating in the “TOP 10 of 2013 A week of looking back… and looking forward” feature, hosted by Mindy @ Magical Urban Fantasy Reads, Rachel @ Fiktshun & Jaime @ Two Chicks on Books. Top Ten Book Covers of 2013 Here are the book covers that I feel in love with this year, in no particular order      CLOCKWORK PRINCESS by Cassandra Clare. Breathtaking. It’s beauty almost hurts my eyes.           ELEANOR & PARK by Rainbow Rowell. Simple and still able to capture the essence of this story.       NANTUCKET BLUE by Leila Howland. This is one of two books I picked up this […]

OUT OF PLAY Blog Tour: An Interview with Jolene Perry and Nyrae Dawn

OUT OF PLAY Blog Tour: An Interview with Jolene Perry and Nyrae Dawn

Posted August 8, 2013 by jenniferstrand in blog tour, Uncategorized / 0 Comments

We’re very excited to share with you our interview with Jolene Perry and Nyrae Dawn as part of the blog tour hosted by the fabulous ladies at Rockstar Book Tours. Thanks for stopping by our sweet little blog! Be sure to check out all the fun stops on this tour:                                    7/29/2013- A Love Affair with Books                                                        7/30/2013- Books Over Boys                              […]