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YA Author Rendevouz plus giveaway!

Let us introduce YA Author Rendezvous – a group of independent Young Adult, Middle Grade and Children’s Book authors who have banded together to bring their stories to as wide an audience as possible. Visit them online and find some great reads!

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Today we’re featuring YA Author Rendezvous author, Bethany Wicker!

Favorite YAAR Supporting Characters

Everyone gets to know and fall in love with the MC, or Main Character. I, however, tend to fall for supporting characters. In our group YAAR, short for Young Adult Author Rendezvous, there are several great characters to choose from, but I’d like to talk about a few of my favorites.

We’ll start with Unexpected Alpha, by Bethany Wicker (yours truly.) I’m in love with Marie, the best friend of the MC. She provides comedic relief. I may be biased because she’s based off my best friend in real life, Mariah, but her bubbliness is hard to hate. She also becomes a badass werewolf when necessary.

Next up, The Institute Series by Kayla Howarth. I’m SO IN LOVE WITH DREW! Sorry, went a little fan girl. He betrays Allira in the beginning, but fights so hard to make things right throughout the series that Kayla made it had to not fall for him. Who doesn’t love a bad guy who tries to make things right in the end?

Then, there’s Joshua’s Island by Patrick Hodges. Who doesn’t love Kelsey? Sure, she gets her own novel in Ethan’s Secret, but before that she was a supporting character. She was so hardcore, stood up to the bullies, and stood for what’s right. She helps Joshua in so many ways to develop the courage he needs to stand up for himself.

The Awaken Series, by Michelle Bryan has several intriguing characters: Finn, Po, Tater, and my favorite, Jax. He’s SO ATTRACTIVE, hold on, need to shift away from fan girl mode. He comes to Tara’s aid when you least expect it and continues to help her on her journey. His snide comments are a bonus and there’s no instant love between them, which always ruins a good story.

Dawn of the Rebellion, by Michelle Lynn is up next with Drew. Yes, another Drew. I swear it isn’t the name! Drew’s originally Gabby’s boyfriend, but when she’s taken, Dawn and Drew set out to rescue her. Their relationship blossoms slowly and you see his true character come to life, and it’s very desirable. I’m not going to spoil anything but I cried at the end… read and see why.

Lastly, there’s Rise of the Shadow Seekers, by Korey Ward. My favorite of the trio is Nelson. I loved him from the moment he was introduced. He defended Alex from the bullies, but his looks scream otherwise. He’s broad and intimidating, but doesn’t use it for his own gain. Instead, he helps Alex in his quest and quickly becomes one of his first friends. A friend that anyone would want.

There are plenty characters out there that I didn’t have enough room to give credit to, but check them out in the YAAR library and be on the lookout for those enchanting supporting characters.

 

Author Bio:

Bethany Wicker resides in Louisiana and is a pediatric nurse who loves to read and write any chance she gets. Her sun conure, Apollo, green cheek conure, Rocket, and her two dogs, Jasper and Drake, usually keep her company while she writes, throwing in ideas of their own. She has a loving husband, Lucien, and an amazing family who support her passion for writing. Her inspiration comes from her friend Mariah and the support from her fellow authors from YA Author Rendezvous. She loves young adult fiction of all sorts and thanks God for giving her the strength to finish novels of her own. She is obsessed with Disney, Cherry Coke, and White Chocolate Mochas, especially from Starbucks. She also loves food and is always excited to try new things.

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New Release review: The Score by Elle Kennedy

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Title:  The Score

Series:  Off-Campus Book 3

 

Author: Elle Kennedy

Publication Date:   January 11, 2016

Genre: New Adult & College, Sport 

Pages:  Not enough…j/k…there are 350 pages of swoonworthy goodness

 

Rating:  5/5 stars!!!!

 

 

Synopsis:

 

He knows how to score, on and off the ice

Allie Hayes is in crisis mode. With graduation looming, she still doesn’t have the first clue about what she’s going to do after college. To make matters worse, she’s nursing a broken heart thanks to the end of her longtime relationship. Wild rebound sex is definitely not the solution to her problems, but gorgeous hockey star Dean Di-Laurentis is impossible to resist. Just once, though, because even if her future is uncertain, it sure as heck won’t include the king of one-night stands.

It’ll take more than flashy moves to win her over

Dean always gets what he wants. Girls, grades, girls, recognition, girls…he’s a ladies man, all right, and he’s yet to meet a woman who’s immune to his charms. Until Allie. For one night, the feisty blonde rocked his entire world—and now she wants to be friends? Nope. It’s not over until he says it’s over. Dean is in full-on pursuit, but when life-rocking changes strike, he starts to wonder if maybe it’s time to stop focusing on scoring…and shoot for love.

 

 

Review:  

 

I have been waiting on this book for what feels like forever!!!  So, I will start my review with a small disclaimer…I love this series!!  Here’s a link to my post on book #2 The Mistake.  It should give you a little indication of how deep my love runs.  J
https://quesarasera1973.wordpress.com/2015/05/02/review-the-mistake-off-campus-book-2-by-elle-kennedy/

 

Listen.  I’ll be honest.  Elle Kennedy would have had to make Dean a priest and Allie a nun and then make then live in a convent in the obscure country of Lesotho (It’s a real country!  I promise.  Google it.)  Since she did not write the book with that scenario, understand that I love love loved it.

So, we met Dean in Book 1, The Deal (Garrett and Hannah’s book).  Dean was the fun-loving, substance-abusing manwhore roommate and fellow hockey teammate of Garrett.  Anytime he was mentioned outside of the hockey rink, he was always with and/or with at least one girl.  However, there was always this implied notion that made Dean was more than what he appeared.

Oh he was!  Dean is this complex man-child who lives life by his own rules doing whatever he wants whenever he wants with very few consequences.  You can’t help but love him from the start.

Allie is Hannah’s best friend and long-time Dean-hater.  She ends up spending a night with him in more ways than one and BAM connection.  She starts to realize there is more to Dean.

I refuse to spoil books for people, because that’s just not nice.  L  I won’t give to many details, but suffice it to say, we get to see the real Dean.  He’s still sexy, funny, sarcastic and free-spirited but what lies beneath the surface is absolutely swoonworthy!  The relationship between Dean and Allie is realistically real.  (That’s not redundant.  I meant to do that.  You’ll see.)

If you haven’t read the whole series, you can jump in with this book, but I recommend reading all of them (I believe if you surf on over to Amazon.com you can find books 1 and 2 at reduced prices.  Do it.  Peer pressure.  Do it now!!  You’ll thank me.)

P.S.  Sorry, Dean, but I will always love Logan more!  <3

 

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Cover Reveal: In the After by Elisa Dane

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In the After
Published by: Swoon Romance
Publication date: February 2nd 2016
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult

Sadie Reynolds is a liar with secrets. At school, she’s part of the popular crowd known as AE, despite being broken inside. She hides it well. She has to. The slightest bit of imperfection will land her in the same shoes as her Geeky neighbor named Ian.

Ian and his only friend are the object of Sadie’s friends’ ridicule, ire, and entertainment. The AE rule the school with intimidation and retribution against anyone who would dare question their supremacy.

Sadie steers clear of most of it, terrified someone will find out her secret. She isn’t the least bit perfect. In fact, she suffers from PTSD stemming from the murder of her mother right before her eyes when she was a child. She can barely cope from day-to-day, hiding her truth and trying to fit in. But she knows it’s only a matter of time.

Hayden is a “Waverly,” a kid with the misfortune of living in the small farming town of Waverly that borders the very affluent Lexington Parrish. The AE doesn’t mix with “Waverlies.” Ever.

Desperate to get away from her oppressive friends, Sadie crashes into Hayden at a bonfire and the attraction that sparks between them is nothing short of electric. But Hayden’s an outsider and when things heat up, Sadie will be forced to choose between her friends and her new boyfriend.

Only Queen Bee Britt isn’t having it. She will not allow Sadie to cross her. Sadie can either do what Britt wants her to do or she will reveal Sadie for the PTSD freak that she is.

Sadie does some soul searching about who she is and who she wants to be. She can’t live her life like this. Not any more. One fateful night will help her see how much things have to change.

She’s determined to no longer allow the AE to rule her life. She will be strong, stand up for Ian and love who she wants in Hayden. Determined and invigorated, Sadie goes to school feeling hopeful for the first time in forever.

But, the unthinkable happens.

Shooters attack dozens of students before the two eventually take their own lives, leaving the school a decimated shadow of what it once was.

Suddenly who lives where, wears what or loves whom seems like the least of Lexington Parish’s problems as everyone and everything changes forever in the after.

IN THE AFTER by Elisa Dane is a hard-hitting and heart-warming story of tragedy, love, loss and redemption. It is recommended for readers 14+.

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Author Bio:

ELISA DANE is a self-proclaimed book junkie. A lover of handbags, chocolate, and reality television, she’s a proud mother to three All- Star cheerleaders. Writing is her absolute passion, and it’s her mission to create stories that will not only take you on a romantic journey that will warm your heart, but help you find a new respect and interest in the sport of All-Star cheerleading.

Elisa is no stranger to the publishing world. She writes steamy paranormal romance under her real name, Lisa Sanchez. Her adult works include the Hanford Park series (Eve Of Samhain, Pleasures Untold, and Faythe Reclaimed), Obsessed (an erotic suspense), and a paranormal novella, Cursing Athena. Elisa lives in Northern California with her husband, three daughters, and a feisty Chihuahua who stubbornly believes she’s human.

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New Release Review: Running Wilde by Tonya Burrows

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Title:  Running Wilde

Series: Wilde Security

 

Author: Tonya Burrows

Publisher: Entangled: Ignite

Publication Date:  1/4/2016

Genre:  Romantic Suspense

Pages:  190 pages

 

Rating:  4.5/5 stars

 

 

Where to buy:    Amazon   Barnes & Noble

 

Synopsis: All’s fair in lust and seduction…

Lark Warren can never stay one person for too long, so when her past starts to catch up to her, she hops the first bus out of DC, steals a new name, and goes deep into hiding in New Orleans. Unfortunately, all it takes is the wrong set of eyes to blow her cover. Enter Vaughn—the man she once let get too close to her real self.

Ex-Navy SEAL Vaughn Wilde has one objective: drive Lark back to DC to face charges for identity theft—which would be easier if he could forget the three lust-filled weeks he shared with her before she disappeared. With each passing mile, he can’t ignore the heat still sparking between them…or the fact he has led her enemies right to her.

Lark can’t stay with Vaughn, not when it will put him in the crosshairs of the dangerous man she’s spent the last five years running from. But Vaughn is determined to keep her safe—even if it means she’ll run off with his heart all over again.

 

 

I received this copy from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

 

Review:   Holy hotness, people!  Vaughn is all kinds of yummy, sexy goodness.  Wilde Security is a wild (pun intended) ride.

 

In this installment of the Wilde Security series, Vaughan comes home from the SEALs and starts working with his brothers in their security firm.  He can’t get the girl from his past, Lark, out of his head even after all these years.  Lark can’t away from her past either.  Vaughn searches for her and when he finally finds her they play a game of cat and mouse.  They want each other.  They need each other.  But they need to trust each other to come out of this alive.

 

This fast-paced, gritty, sexy novel will keep you up turning pages long into the night.

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Entangled Embrace New Releases

 

I’m ready to start the new year off with two spectacular new adult releases from Embrace. Enjoy an intense romantic scifi thriller with Altered by debut author, Marnee Blake, or an emotional roller-coaster ride contemporary romance in Last Wish by Erin Butler.
 
Follow the hashtag #EmbracetheNewYear on Instagram and Twitter and start the year off right!

 

Altered by Marnee Blake

The sickness came on suddenly and violently. When it was done, waitress Blue Michaels was different in a really strange way. And the entire town of Glory was dead…except for her.

Only that’s not exactly true. A handful of people made it, including U.S. Army Specialist Seth Campbell, who was caught in the wrong town at the worst time. He’s fierce and protective, and way too good-looking. As much as they need a leader—as much as Blue wants to trust him—there are too many questions and not enough time for answers. Now they are hunted. But what their pursuers don’t know is each of them has strange new powers. And they’ll use their “gifts” to survive…no matter who stands in their way.

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About Marnee Blake:

Marnee Blake was a 2014 & 2015 Golden Heart® Finalist and holds a BA in English literature from Dickinson College. She used to teach high school students but these days she only has to wrangle her own children. Originally from a small town in Western Pennsylvania, she now battles traffic in southern New Jersey where she lives with her hero husband and their happily-ever-after: two very energetic boys. When she isn’t writing, she can be found refereeing disputes between her children, cooking up something sweet, or hiding from encroaching dust bunnies with a book.

Marnee’s debut, ALTERED, a NA sci-fi romantic thriller, will release in December 2015 from Entangled Publishing.

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Last Wish by Erin Butler

Nothing feels right. Not since my best friend died and I fucked up the one promise he asked me to make. The past follows me everywhere, tangling me up like weeds, reminding me that my life is empty. So fucking empty.

Then she walks into the bar, all bright beauty and sweet lips made for kissing.

Em Stewart is a complication…one I need to avoid. She’s got heavy secrets of her own, ones she hides from her friends—and lies about to herself.

No matter how hard I try, I can’t resist her, and our unexpected road trip sure as hell isn’t helping my cause. But I’ll be damned if I screw up my first chance at something real…

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About Erin Butler:

Erin Butler is lucky enough to have two jobs she truly loves. As a librarian, she gets to work with books all day long, and as an author, Erin uses her active imagination to write the kinds of books she loves to read. Young Adult and New Adult books are her favorites, but she especially fangirls over a sigh-worthy romance.

She lives in Central New York with her very understanding husband, a stepson, and doggie BFF, Maxie. Preferring to spend her time indoors reading or writing, she’ll only willingly go outside for chocolate and sunshine—in that order.

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New release review: Last Wish by Erin Butler

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Title:  Last Wish

Series:  Book 2 in the Remembering Kyle series

Author: Erin Butler

Publisher: Entangled: Embrace

Publication Date: 12/28/2015

Genre:  New adult romance, Coming of Age romance

Pages:  151 pages

 

Rating:  5/5 stars

 

Where to buy:  Amazon    Barnes & Noble

Synopsis: A new adult romance from Entangled’s Embrace imprint…

Some things can never be fixed…

Nothing feels right. Not since my best friend died and I screwed up the one promise he asked me to make. The past follows me everywhere, tangling me up like weeds, reminding me that my life is empty. So goddamn empty.

Then she walks into the bar, all bright beauty and sweet lips made for kissing.

Em Stewart is a complication…one I need to avoid. She’s got heavy secrets of her own, ones she hides from her friends—and lies about to herself.

No matter how hard I try, I can’t resist her, and our unexpected road trip sure as hell isn’t helping my cause. But I’ll be damned if I screw up my first chance at something real…

 

 

I received this copy from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

 

Review:   This book…I mean really.  This book is full of feels, I kind of ran the gamut of emotions.  A great coming of age romance.

 

Em and Ronan are both a little broken.  Em is in a bad relationship with a real douche bag.  She knows it’s not healthy, but she can’t let it go.  Ronan is broken up over the death of his best friend and can’t let it go.  They run into each other at the local bar one night after not seeing each other for quite some time.  They give each other pep talks and a shoulder to lean on, but go their separate ways.  Em makes a rash decision that ends poorly and she has no choice but to ask Ronan for help.  Ronan comes to the rescue and things heat up from there.

 

There is a lot going on in this book and while it can be read as a standalone, it is the second book in the series, and I kind of wish I had read book one before I read this.  I say this because I was a bit confused at the beginning not understanding what the conflict was that was causing Ronan’s issues.  That being said, it is explained later in the book, so that helps.

 

This is a great friends-to-lovers romance with a sweet but sexy hero and a heroine you can’t help but love.

Last Wish takes you on journey of second chances, forgiveness, self-redemption and ultimately finding love in the people that have been there all along.. This is Em and Ronan’s story.

 

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New release review: Altered by Marnee Blake

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Title:  Altered

 

Author: Marnee Blake

Publisher: Entangled: Embrace

Publication Date: 12/28/2015

Genre:  Contemporary, science fiction, paranormal romance

Pages:  221 pages

 

Rating:  4/5 stars

 

Where to buy:  Barnes & Noble    Amazon

Synopsis: A new adult romance from Entangled’s Embrace imprint…

When “normal” ends, survival begins…

The sickness came on suddenly and violently. When it was done, waitress Blue Michaels was different in a really strange way. And the entire town of Glory was dead…except for her.

Only that’s not exactly true. A handful of people made it, including U.S. Army Specialist Seth Campbell, who was caught in the wrong town at the worst time. He’s fierce and protective, and way too good-looking. As much as they need a leader—as much as Blue wants to trust him—there are too many questions and not enough time for answers. Now they are hunted. But what their pursuers don’t know is each of them has strange new powers. And they’ll use their “gifts” to survive…no matter who stands in their way.

 

 

I received this copy from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

 

Review:   Okay, so admittedly, I was in a angsty romance slump, so my mind was open to something different and new.  I certainly found it here with Marnee Blake’s Altered.

 

This book was a pleasant surprise.  The plot concept was new and refreshing.  The characters were great.  The attraction between Seth and Blue was off the charts.  You get inside the minds of the characters and get pulled right into the story—sometimes quite literally with Kitty’s new superpower.  The book finished strong but left the reader with unanswered questions.  I am assuming this is the start of a new series and I can’t wait to read the next book.

 

My only criticism, because it wouldn’t be a fair review without the other side, is that at some points in the story there was just too much jumping back and forth between characters.  I think it would have worked a little better if the author had stuck to just alternating between Seth and Blue, but I understand the need to put the other characters perspectives in, as well.  It just needed cleaned up a tiny bit.

 

If you like the sci fi genre then you will undoubtedly love this book.  If you aren’t sure, then this book is still for you, because it gives you both the sci fi aspect and the romance aspect that is done so well.

This book is awesomely unique! Superheros and romance plus a conspiracy? What more could you ask for in a new adult paranormal romance? Not much, me thinks. I really enjoyed this book. It came at a time when I needed a break for the same old stale romances and the typical dystopians. Grab this book and let yourself get swept away in this new adult romance.

Kudos to Marnee Blake for a great read!

 

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Diane Alberts Special Feature

Whether you like your romances professional, paranormal, or panty-melting we’ve got a Diane Alberts book that’s just right for you. Take the following quiz to find out which one you should read first!

The perfect date night wouldn’t be complete without:

  1. wine and candlelight
  2. dancing and lots of eye contact
  3. foreplay, lots and lots of foreplay

Your usual bookmark is:

  1. a bookstore receipt
  2. did you mean quitter strip..?
  3. swag from an author

If you were going out on a girl’s night your ideal outfit would have:

  1. a skirt, heels, and your signature perfume
  2. your favorite pair of jeans and a leather jacket
  3. lots of cleavage and knee-high boots

When it comes to book boyfriends give you:

  1. billionaire playboys who can show you a good time
  2. protective alphas who know how to treat you right
  3. bikers, soldiers, rock stars, you want them all!

Some of your favorite authors are:

  1. Bella Andre, Sylvia Day, J.S. Scott, Robin Covington, Maya Blake, Kendall Ryan
  2. Kresley Cole, Felicity Heaton, Dannika Dark, Nina Croft, Gena Showalter, Larissa Ione
  3. Tracy Wolff, Elle Kennedy, Katy Evans, Jay Crownover, Tessa Bailey, Melissa Foster

If you picked mostly A‘s you got Indulgence Diane Alberts. You’re elegant, polished, and you can probably handle any situation with poise. You like your heroes suited, powerful, and with an edge to them. Seeing the heroine swept off her feet into a world of luxury has you ready to trade places with her. We think you’ll love BEAUTY AND THE BOSS.

Researcher Maggie Donovan has no luck with men, and it doesn’t
help that she can’t keep her eyes off of her sexy boss – the one everyone else
in the office calls The Beast. Relationships in the office are forbidden. So no
one is more surprised than Maggie when she pretends to be his fiancée to save
him during a difficult situation. Not only has she put her job on the line, but
the future of the company.
Billionaire Benjamin Gale III doesn’t believe in love or
romance, but the look on his mother’s face when Maggie tells her that she’s his
fiancée is worth millions. Instead of firing her for her insubordination, he
goes along with the ruse. In his arms–and in his bed–she’d be everything he
could ever want…which is why he can’t have her.
But if he doesn’t let her go, they’ll lose everything…
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If you picked mostly B‘s you got Otherworld Diane Alberts. You’re adventurous, witty, and you aren’t afraid of a good challenge. You like your heroes growly, brooding, and Alpha with a capital ‘A’. Diving into the world of the paranormal is your ultimate escape. We think you’ll love DIVINELY RUINED.

Rebecca’s life sucked before she became an angel. Crappy apartment, awful jobs, abusive boyfriends–it was no wonder she jumped at the chance to escape it all and become a real live angel. The problem is Rebecca’s not very angelic, and she’ll have to do more to earn her wings than end her love affair with the word f–er, frick.
Especially when she’s assigned to save single father Tony Weis, whose less-than-pure thoughts wreak hell on a telepathic angel’s nerves. It’s all Rebecca can do to keep her hands off him…but when she loses her memory injuring herself to save Tony’s daughter, now it’s Tony’s turn to be her angel and care for her. But will Tony’s devotion tempt her from her angelic path, even if it means being human again?

Find your copy of DIVINELY RUINED: Amazon | B&N | iTunes | Kobo | Entangled | Goodreads


If you picked mostly C‘s you got Brazen Diane Alberts. You might be the girl-next-door but there’s more to you than meets the eye. You like your heroes ready and willing to please any time, any place. Slipping between the pages of a good read is almost as good as slipping between the sheets for you. We think you’ll love SAY YOU’RE MINE.

Navy SEAL Steven Thomas has only ever been able to count on three things: waking up in the morning, going to sleep sometime during the night, and Lauren Brixton. She’s been his best friend since grade school, and what they have is the only relationship he’s managed not to ruin.
Until one drunken night puts that all in jeopardy.
Lauren’s watched Steven flit from one-night stand to one-night stand, seemingly not interested in something more. So when the long-ignored attraction between the two of them blows up in their faces, she does the only thing she can—she pretends she doesn’t want him. But all’s fair in love and war, and Steven’s not about to lose the only person in his life who matters…

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If you picked a mix of A’s, B’s, and/or C’s you’re someone who enjoys variety both in their lives and in their books. You’re known for your great taste and your friends probably come to you for advice on which books to buy. When it comes to book boyfriends you know that one is never enough. We think you’ll enjoy everything Diane has to offer so visit her Entangled Publishing page to find all of her great books!


About Diane Alberts:


Diane Alberts is a USA TODAY bestselling Contemporary Romance author with Entangled Publishing. Under the name Jen McLaughlin, she also writes New York Times, USA TODAY, andWall Street Journal bestselling books with Penguin Random House. She was mentioned inForbes alongside E. L. James as one of the breakout independent authors to dominate the bestselling lists. Diane is represented by Louise Fury at The Bent Agency.

Diane has always been a dreamer with a vivid imagination, but it wasn’t until 2011 that she put her pen where her brain was, and became a published author. Since receiving her first contract offer, she has yet to stop writing. Though she lives in the mountains, she really wishes she was surrounded by a hot, sunny beach with crystal clear water. She lives in Northeast Pennsylvania with her four kids, a husband, a schnauzer mutt, and four cats. Her goal is to write so many fantastic stories that even a non-romance reader will know her name.


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Book Blitz and Giveaway: Without a Doubt by Lindsay Paige

Without a Doubt
Lindsay Paige
Publication date: December 18th 2015
Genres: New Adult, Romance

Emerson Montgomery loves his high school sweetheart, Kelly Price. He’d do anything for her, including agreeing to a break where they’ll see other people as he heads off to college. Struggling with the break and guilt over dating other people, Emerson meets Eva, a beautiful, funny, easygoing, and nosey junior.

Eva Harvey chose this particular college with the hopes of fulfilling her own fairytale and falling in love at the same college where her parents met. She does her best to go with the flow and simply see what happens, but Emerson simultaneously causes her to fall in love while making her second guess everything along the way.

There’s some things you know without a doubt. However, Eva causes Emerson to doubt everything he believes about his future while he causes her to doubt what’s right in front of her. Can they find a way to erase all doubts or will it tear them apart in the process?

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EXCERPT:

“You fixed breakfast?”

Eva glances over her shoulder before doing a double take. “Uh, yeah. Shouldn’t you be getting dressed?”

“Am I making you uncomfortable?” I ask teasingly.

“As uncomfortable as you would be if I walked into the room wearing only a towel.” She picks up her sandwich, takes a bite, and then faces me. “You can’t have yours until you put on clothes.”

I laugh. “Okay, okay.”

By the time I change and make it back to the kitchen, Eva is walking past me to take her own shower. I eat my sandwich and then start getting my books together. I’m grabbing a pen from the end table in the living room when I hear, “Emerson.” I lift my head to see Eva leaning against the threshold of the hallway. A white towel is wrapped around her body and her hair. I swallow hard at the sight of her. Ample cleavage looks strained from underneath the towel, one of her legs is showing from the hip down thanks to her not having the towel completely wrapped around her, and her damp skin shines.

“Just wanted to prove a point,” she says before turning and walking to my bedroom.

“Feel free to prove points more often,” I call after her, causing her to laugh.

 

Author Bio:

Lindsay Paige is the author of multiple Young Adult, New Adult, and Sports romances. She also coauthors sports romances with Mary Smith. Along with writing, she loves reading, watching hockey, especially the Pittsburgh Penguins, and finding funny terrible puns and recipes on Pinterest. All the while, she is also focused on completing college.

Lindsay resides in North Carolina and is inspired by the world around her and the people in it. She is currently working on numerous solo works and a couple of projects with coauthor Mary Smith as well.

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Cover Reveal and Giveaway: Beyond the Stars by Stacy Wise

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BEYOND THE STARS by Stacy Wise
December 16th, 2015

ABOUT THE BOOK

BEYOND THE STARS
Author: Stacy Wise
Publisher: Entangled Publishing
Imprint: Embrace
Release Date: 02/08/16
SYNOPSIS:

Most girls would kill for the opportunity to work for Jack McAlister, Hollywood’s hottest actor, but twenty-one-year-old Jessica Beckett is ready to kick him out of her red Ford Fiesta and never look back. She should be spending her junior year in France, eating pastries and sharpening her foreign language skills. Instead she’s reluctantly working as Jack’s personal assistant, thanks to her powerhouse talent agent aunt.

Jack is private, prickly, and downright condescending. Jessica pushes his buttons—she’s not the type of girl to swoon over celebrity heartthrobs, precisely why her aunt thought she’d be perfect for the job—and Jack pushes right back.

But as she begins to peel away his layers, Jessica is shocked to find she craves her boss’s easy smile and sexy blue eyes. The problem is, so does the entire female population. And what started out as the job from hell soon has Jess wondering if a guy like Jack could ever find love with a regular girl like her.

BOOK LINKS

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25272714-beyond-the-stars?ac=1&from_search=1

ABOUT THE AUTHOR.

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Stacy Wise is the author of BEYOND THE STARS (Entangled Embrace, 2016).

She has a B.A. in Communications Studies from UCLA and a Masters in Teaching from Chapman University. She lives in California with her husband and four children.

When she’s not dreaming up stories, you can find her beating up the bag at a kickboxing gym, cheering for her kids at their numerous sporting events, or walking her dogs, Bailey and Rex.

Stacy is repped by Beth Miller of Writers House.

Stop by her website, stacywise.com, or visit her on Twitter @stacywisebooks to say hi.

FUN FACTS ABOUT STACY

*She worked in casting on shows including The X Files, Married…With Children, Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, and Party of Five.

*She married the guy next door.

*If she could steal anyone’s singing voice and make it her own, she’d choose Lauren Alaina’s.

*She became obsessed with Australia as a kid. She’s been there three times, and it always feels like home

*While in Australia, she inadvertently took a shower with a spider the size of a shoe.

*A Ring of Endless Light by Madeleine L’Engle was one of her favorite books as a kid. She still loves it.

*She’d make a great detective or secret agent. (Or maybe she’s just really good at watching Dateline.)

*Taylor Swift plays on repeat when she’s writing.

*She once ran a 10k without training for it to prove to her husband she could.

*Spicy food is her favorite!

 

AUTHOR LINKS

Website: http://www.stacywise.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stacywiseauthor?fref=nf

Twitter: https://twitter.com/StacyWiseBooks

Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/13763102.Stacy_Wise?from_search=true&search_version=service_impr

Instagram: https://instagram.com/stacywisebooks/

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/sfraenkelmail/

 

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