Albert Camus

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

She can see evil and evil can see her - Through Her Eyes (Mind's Eye #4) by Deborah Camp

"Hold on because there will be much going on in this romance and mystery read that will definitely keep your attention. I liked the story that surrounded both of the characters in that they both had some personal demons that they were battling through.
Be ready for a read that will have you holding your breath as you are reading through some horrible details as this author gives to the reader in this well-written story." - Arlena, Goodreads

redemption in the most unexpected of places - One Broken Day by Melissa MacVicar

"This book was an interesting, good read that I enjoyed. I would recommend it for people who could deal with or be interested in the high and lows of traumatic experiences, like romance, enjoy all of those wrapped up into a YA novel. " - Mattie, Goodreads

love and power, murder and betrayal - The Faewitch (The Faewitch #1) by M.J. Boshers

"MJ Boshers is a great new Author. With The Faewitch, she’s woven a tale full of fun, mystery and romance not only for the YA genre but for anyone, period. [...] The story is fast moving with her excellent short chapters and you’re at the end before you realize it. She has real talent and I can’t wait to see what she puts out next! I highly recommend this book…A+++!" - Jodie, Goodreads

spiritual cause and effect - Karma Series by Laura Simmons

"This book will take you on a journey that will include tears, anger, love and a look at how much more our brains are capable of than we allow. It will make you think but in a good way. The characters are so great that I felt like I have known them and they are friends. The plot has so many dips and curves that it kept me on the edge of my seat and turning pages very fast!" - Deb, Goodreads about Tough Karma

A secret diary. A forgotten past. Another time - Scent of the Past by Erin Marie Bernardo

"What was happening? What was this energy that pushed her forward yet held her in place? She tried to speak, to cry out for help, but nothing came out of her mouth. Just silent breath. Her own, frightened and scared.
The internal tug pulled harder at her chest, accelerating at a rapid and dangerous speed—yet all she could do was stand there, motionless. Pinned like the forceful pressure of a fast rollercoaster, pushing her back into her seat. She was trapped. " - read more HERE

For the future of her world - The Dragons of Nova (Loom Saga #2) by Elise Kova

"I am a big fan of Elise Kova’s writing style especially when it comes to her world-building. Her descriptions of Nova in this book were so extensive and vivid but it absolutely did not feel like an unnecessary info dump! The “floating islands”, the mountains, the sky, the houses and buildings, all the different colours – it was so beautifully depicted and my imagination was running wild trying to picture all of Nova the way it was described!" - Jackie, Goodreads

a dangerous intrigue - The Duchess and the Highwayman by Beverley Oakley

A duchess disguised as a lady’s maid; a gentleman parading as a highwayman.
She’s on the run from a murderer, he’s in pursuit of one…

New challenges arise - Souls Asunder (The Keeper's Way #2) by Miranda Brock

"“Autumn never thought she would be faced with this choice. She couldn’t lose everything. Not again. Only this time it was different; completely, devastatingly different. When faced with such a decision, though, what choice did she really have?” 

magical mischief - Pink Lock Picks and Sequined Witch Hats by Carla Rehse

Seventeen-year-old Gracie Mason is homecoming queen, co-captain of the cheerleading squad, and a member of the student council. She’s also a budding burglar. While attempting her inaugural break-in, Gracie blacks out and wakes up far away from the scene.

figure out the truth - Elemental Lies (The Essential Elements #2) by Elle Middaugh

Valerie Moore is an Elemental, a person who commands one of the classical elements of wind, water, fire, or earth. She’s special, though. She controls two—fire and water—though sometimes it seems like they control her.

a romantic adventure - The Union Series by T.H. Hernandez

"This is a series that anyone who enjoys a story with romance, a strong female lead and our future world will dive right in to and come up for breath once the last word is read."

No one believes her - Mirror Me by Tara St. Pierre

“I really enjoyed it. It has the perfect must-keep-reading to practically every chapter ending. There are no loose ends and I was left feeling complete, which is how you should feel at the end of a novel.”
—Susan Soares, author of Heart on a String and My Rebellion Checklist

the perception of reality - The Cauldron Stirred (Guardians of Erin #1) by Judith Sterling

Evil forces from that world threaten the Breasals, the Donoghues, and all of Ireland. Ashling must open her heart, face her fears, and embrace a destiny greater than she could ever have imagined.

out of time - Northwoods Magic by Desiree Lafawn

"This author has woven a story that had me mesmerized. Her attention to detail when explaining who and what the characters are is wonderful. I really felt for what the characters went through, especially Quinn and Corbin.
This is the first book I have read by the author and it will not be the last." - Laura, Goodreads

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

the bounds of science, truth and faith - Bound Souls (Forever Yours #1) by N.D. Jones

"N.D. Jones has pulled out all of the stops on this emotional and fascinating read that almost begs each reader to immerse themselves in each page, each scene and in the hearts of every character. [...]
Wonderfully written highly charged with intense emotions, feel the power of love, witness destiny and fate play out before your very eyes, thanks to the heartfelt writing of N.D. Jones." - Dianne, Goodreads

an act of treason . . . - Knight Quests (Knights of the Swan #2) by C.C. Wiley

As a newly appointed Knight of the Swan, Drem is eager to prove his allegiance to the English crown in the battle against France. But in his sheltering arms, beautiful Frenchwoman Brigitte arouses in him another instinct—to love, honor, and protect. Then Drem discovers his beloved has a price on her head and he must choose between his vow—and his heart’s desire . . .

a magnet for goddesses - Goddesses Can Wait (Myths and Mayhem #2) by Kim Baccellia

"This novel is fast-paced and easy to read, which I enjoyed. I never found myself bored while reading. I also enjoyed the tidbits of Greek mythology information the author gave, and you can tell she had done plenty of research on the topic." - LitPick

Who will survive? New Caledonia: A Song of America by William D. McEachern

By the author of the critically acclaimed novel, Casting Lots, New Caledonia: A Song of America is William D. McEachern’s third historical novel and the second in the Caledonia series. 

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

An Evil haunts the land. - The Ghost King by Jeff Altabef

"Wow, I cannot rave about this book enough! "The Ghost King" totally toppled my already high expectations after reading "Red Death". [...]
To top it all off, the Red Death is still raging. Can the tribes band together and save the land? Can Wilky save everyone from the witches and the Red Death? Read this unbelievably good book to find out!" Reilly, Goodreads

true love and a guilty conscience - Serenade (Nightmusic Trilogy #1) by Heather McKenzie

"I didn't expect to enjoy this as much as I did. And maybe I went into it with some preconceived notions but those were all shot down VERY quickly and I was able to immerse myself into the interesting life of Kaya. [...] It's been a long time since I've enjoyed a romantic suspense this much ...  [...] I'll be stalking library shelves indefinitely for this author - she had me hooked after the first page. Lifetime fan. SO good. " - Julie, Goodreads

his lifelong dream - The Mentor by Lee Matthew Goldberg

"I was shocked by William's book in a way that was totally unexpected. I love when a book takes me by surprise. The Mentor is a thrilling tale that is unlike anything I have read in the past. If you enjoy a good suspenseful read, then you should introduce yourself to The Mentor." - Bridget, Goodreads

for a brighter future… - Under the Parisian Sky (Wandering Skies #3) by Alli Sinclair

" It’s not hard to fall in love with characters when they are strong but vulnerable at the same time [...]
The author’s passion for dance blends with beautiful storytelling to make this a compelling tale of love." - Jeannette, Goodreads

In the interest of world peace... When Brothers Meet by John Henry Hardy

"This was a very good, intense story! It caught my attention right away with the lady president and all her cabinet, and the amazing and tense stuff going on in the country. I could easily see a lot that happened in the book happening in real life." - Lee, Goodreads

What would happen if.... - An Impossible World by S.P. Cervantes

"Wow what can I say. I never saw myself loving Dystopian type books. But, I hung onto every word. I finally gave up reading last night because I had to get some sleep. The first thing I did in the morning was to read the last of An Impossible World."- Tanya, Goodreads

the conflicts their disparate pasts bring - Gybe by Kristi M. Turner

"The author's writing style is easy to follow and makes the story a fairly easy read, but there were times when I could certainly tell that this was a debut novel. Every writer has one, of course, and that's their starting point. They build from there and there's absolutely nothing wrong with that. This is a solid start and a good story. I think there are great things in this author's future!" - Bobbie, Goodreads

Monday, July 24, 2017

They say to keep your friends close and... Elemental Trials series by Ronelle Antoinette

"Hang on to your seat,
Suffice it to say, it drugs me along on a roller-coaster ride
Love magic and how it works. I think the one spell could have rebounded harsher, but it's not my rules. You will enjoy this book." - Anna, Amazon

love against revenge - A Burning in The Darkness by A P McGrath

"I will say this. There are many twists and turns at times it seems like a kitten had fun with the yarn and it is all a jumble of string and you cannot see your way through the mess...but it will not stay this way. Enjoy and try to set a time limit if it is during a work week or you will be losing sleep. Just sayin'." - Leah, Goodreads

Earth’s greatest defensive weapon - Amethyst Chronicles series by KG Stutts

Amethyst is a secret team of genetically enhanced humans which is Earth’s greatest defensive weapon. Leading the team of super soldiers is Ember Wilson, a tough woman with a huge chip on her shoulder. The team gets their name from the after effect of the Genesis Project which turned their eyes and even their blood purple.

two simple but strange conditions - The Last Gambi by Om Swami

"Inspiring! Motivating! Enthralling!It's been a long time I have read anything fictional.I got this book directly from Swamiji's Ashram with Swamiji's personalized signature. :)
This book takes your grip right from the first page as the mystery begins there. You cannot put this book down once you start reading." - Girish, Goodreads

a moral compass? - Chasing Shadows by Bernadette Marie

" Excelent. This book has a plot twist that’s bound to shock readers. Strongly recommended for any avid reader with a keen eye for detail. I thoroughly enjoyed every second of this book, and was fully immersed in the chase to find the murderer."- leonie, Goodreads

the horror is not over... yet - Closer Than Yesterday (Land's End #3) by S.W. Frontz

"Closer Than Yesterday is a story that shows the human spirit can triumph over darkness. Each book in the Land's End series is more addictive than the last. I love these characters and the setting. I can't wait to see what happens next." - Rosemary, Goodreads

the exception - Dark Experiments (Forever and a Night #2) by Lana Campbell

"I read forever and a night first and had to follow up. It's gripping and a true romantic tale of love and forgivness. Christian is a very formed character that became like a friend to me. It's the type of book I could easily see as a TV movie or series, they have so much to offer." - Mark, Goodreads

Till the Other Side of Time by Kris Embrey

"But if you like to read about life as it really is, this is the book for you. I enjoyed the characters and the story line. I could see this actually happening to someone (and it probably has). [...] This is a wonderful beginning to what I hope is a very successful writing career and I eagerly await Embry’s sequel." Linda, Goodreads about book #1

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Search & Recover - A Necessary Lie (Search and Recover) by Lucy Farago

The Investigative Collection Unit is one of the world’s most renowned agencies, solving cases with—or without—the law on its side. And the Unit’s men are special agents in more ways than one, with secrets that can make or break them—and the hearts of those who fall for them...

Love is in bloom . . .- Love on the Vine (Bound by Design #2) by Roxanne Smith

Oliver not only has a personal stake in the investigation, his entire career in law enforcement is on the line. Stubborn, sensible Kay is a distraction he can’t afford, but as they dig deeper into the case, they discover a chemistry that’s too heated to deny.

to take the bitter with the sweet... Lucky Charmed (Charmed in Texas #2) by Sharla Lovelace

"There's a lot of angst and emotion to this story, but there are also lots of light-hearted moments. I loved the fact that the entire town is built around honey and Carmen hates the food. There's also a seriously poignant moment that I loved with a diner cook in the West. Just a great book. I highly recommend and cannot wait for the next book in the series." - Christi, Goodreads

Do not forget us... Veritas by Quinn Coleridge

"I loved it! Couldn't put it down. [...]
I loved the bad guy and the twists and turns and that it ended differently than I thought it would. highly recommend!"

Saturday, July 22, 2017

what it takes - Withhold (Mosaic Chronicles #9) by Andrea Pearson

"This last story is full of desperation, betrayal, loneliness, friendship, determination, love and much more. I felt myself slowing down near the end as I didn't want the book and series to end, I finished it with a sad smile. " - Topsues, Goodreads

Friday, July 21, 2017

Arabella and the Battle of Venus (Adventures of Arabella Ashby #2) by David D. Levine

“Debut of the Month. Embedded in the chaos of clockwork and space adventure, Arabella is a delightful heroine with more than enough fortitude to traverse the solar system. … A fanciful romp through a cosmic 1812, Hugo Award–winning Levine’s first novel is a treat for steampunk fantasy fans.”— Library Journal, starred review

A snake. A lion. A return. In the Blood & Beneath the Skin by R.L. Martinez

"This book is an epic fantasy and it's so well written that I couldn't put it down until I was done reading it. The characters are complex [...].
this book puts you into a captivating, dark and mystic world, with witches, warriors and all kinds of bloodthirsty creatures.
I'm gonna keep my eyes on The Witchbreed Series and I hope to read a second book from it." - Alina, Goodreads

Star Binder by Robert Appleton

"Star Binder is a humorous and gritty adventure, which inspires all to follow their dreams. Robert Appleton has a light and intelligent writing style, with characters that are compelling, with attitude and heart. [...] Appleton pushes the boundaries of the imagination, with emotional stakes, and a heroic quest in this must read novel! "- Elizabeth, Goodreads

Thursday, July 20, 2017

the ability for a do-over - Your crossroads. Your choice. by E.J. Apicello

"It’s a fast read at just over 100 pages, but it’s an emotional roller-coaster that will leave you breathless for a while after you stopped reading. I liked the comparison of life and choices with Crossroads, and that one choice may lead to one road, and another choice may lead to a different path altogether."- Majanka, Goodreads

Profilers. Serial killers. The hunt is on. - The Brandon Fisher FBI Series by Carolyn Arnold

"If you are on the lookout for a new series to get stuck into and the cool thing is that you don't have to read the books in order as I can assume from Blue Baby - which can be easily read as a stand-alone novel."-

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

the first of her kind - Rebel Queen (Dragonkin Chronicles #1) by David Temrick

"This was a wonderful read --- at first I had a hard time keeping track of the characters as their names changed when they changed into humans or dragon but, was easy to figure out! [...]
A GREAT read! Plus I pretty much read it in a day! Will look for more in the series!" - Lynn, Goodreads

he Outer Darkness - The Nightlord Series by Garon Whited

"SWEET BLOODY FUCKING HELL! This book is just a little above breathtakingly amazing. The blurb of this book makes this sound like a modern Anne Rice novel but really vampirism seems like such a small part of the story." - Mark, Goodreads

Sometimes love and luck collide... To Win Her Smile (Players #5) by Mackenzie Crowne

"Mackenzie Crowne has nailed two hearts with the precision of Cupid, separated them with the barbed wire of doubt, not to mention a rather large ocean, doing so with some heartwarming moments and some cold-hearted interference, all while holding me captive to every word! Take the bittersweet plunge into one of her best stories yet as the scoreboard ticks down the final seconds for love." - Dianne, Goodreads

This wasn’t in the travel brochure…Vacation is Murder (McKinley Mysteries #2) by Carolyn Arnold

“There’s action and romance… The story line is quick and light—perfect for beach reading! It was my first introduction to her work, and I’m looking forward to seeing how Sean and Sara continue in the next phase of their life… It’s definitely a book for those who love the cozy mystery set. I’ll be reading more!”  - Stephanie, Goodreads

Time is running out - The Caging at Deadwater Manor by Sandie Will

"A fantastic debut novel. I liked the fact that author did not go the "sensational" route and instead gives just enough information for minds to fill in their own blanks. Mental illness has been treated so horribly for so long, perhaps because no one really knows why it happens. KUDOS! " - Cindy, Goodreads

a new look - I Stop Somewhere by T.E. Carter

"Oh man...THIS BOOK!!!It does so many things startlingly well -- so well that the author makes them look easy. As a writer, I can assure you they are not. I'm not going to list all of them here because this review would turn into a tome of praise, but I want to talk about at least a few." - Erin, Goodreads

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Sins of the past - A Desolate Hour (Point Pleasant #3) by Mae Clair

"I am so sad to be leaving Point Pleasant and the marvelous characters and adventure I have had, but I do not despair. I know Mae Clair has another marvelous story up her sleeve and I aim to get my hands on it.If you are a creature feature lover, if you crave reading about myths and legends, if you like to be scared and surprised, run and soar through the air, this is one series you don’t want to miss." - Sherry, Goodreads

what if? - Resistance Series by Tracy Lawson

"This is a series I need to read. So, I have purchased the prequel, Spark, and the other three books. I've added them all to my TBR list. That's a long list, so who knows when I'll get to them, but get to them I will. I strongly suggest you get to them as well." - Judi, Goodreads