Monday, September 30, 2013

COVER REVEAL: A Little Too Much (Book 2 of A Little Too Far Series) by Lisa Desrocher

In the follow-up to Lisa Desrochers’ explosive New Adult novel A Little too FarAlessandro Moretti must face the life he escaped and the girl he loved and left behind.

Twenty-two year old Hilary McIntyre would like nothing more than to forget her past. As a teenager abandoned to the system, she faced some pretty dark times. But now that’s all behind her. Hilary has her life on track, and there’s no way she’ll head back down that road again.

Until Alessandro Moretti—the one person who can make her remember—shows up on her doorstep. He’s even more devastatingly gorgeous than before, and he’s much too close for comfort. Worse, he sees right through the walls she’s built over these last eight years, right into her heart and the secrets she’s guarding.

As Hilary finds herself falling back into love with the man who, as a boy both saved and destroyed her, she must decide. Past or future? Truth or lies?

A Little Too Much will be available November 12, 2013

In addition this amazing COVER REVEAL, there's a couple of treats to look forward to!

First, Maryse of Maryse’s Book Blog will be hosting a book club/Q&A with Lisa Desrochers herself THIS WEDNESDAY (10/2) at 3PM EDT! Lisa will be there answering all of your burning questions about the series, as well as anything else you’d like to ask her! It will start exactly on time, so make sure to be there so you can squeeze your questions in.

Second, a newly created Facebook page, Between the Covers, is the place to go for all of the important details regarding your favorite New Adult books and authors. Make sure to “like” it so you can be completely updated on all the important (and delicious!) New Adult books (and author events!!).

About the Author
Lisa Desrochers lives in northern California with her husband, two very busy daughters, and Shini the tarantula. If you'd told her five years ago she'd write a book, she'd have laughed in your face. As it turns out, she'd ow you an apology. Writing has become an addiction for Lisa and A Little Too Far, courtesy of HarperCollins, is her first novel for adults. She is also the author of the young adult Personal Demons trilogy from Macmillan. When she's not writing, she's reading, and she adores stories that take her to new places, and then take her by surprise. 

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NERD BLAST: Eternal Starling (Book 1 of the Emblem of Eternity Trilogy) by Angela Corbett

Welcome to the Nerd Blast for
Eternal Starling by Angela Corbett

A love so strong, even eternity can’t separate them. Evie Starling has lived a relatively uneventful life hanging out with friends, gossiping about boys, and driving her 1966 Mustang.
All of that changes when she moves to Gunnison, Colorado, to start college and meets two mysterious men. For centuries, Alex Night and Emil Stone have yearned for Evie but they each have their own reasons for wanting to be with her. When both men claim to be her soul mate and tell her about an unbelievable past, Evie learns that she s not the person she thought she was. Soon, Evie finds herself in the middle of an age-old battle between the Amaranthine Society the soul protectors, and the Daevos Resistance the soul destroyers. With a past she doesn t understand, and a future rife with danger, Evie has to decide who she can trust. But Alex and Emil aren t the only ones who want Evie, and her soul is about to become the rope in an eternal tug-of-war.

Available Now at retailers:

Check out the book trailer for Eternal Starling!

About the Author
As a child, Angela Corbett’s most prized possession was a set of read-along books. She used to follow along with the narrator on the stereo and dream of when she would be able to read by herself. Her childhood reading habit led her to consider her future career. However, after consulting with her parents, she realized she had already exceeded hobbit height and since fairies and dragonslayers were tricky jobs to get, she decided she wanted to create worlds of her own. She started writing poetry in elementary school and worked as a journalist in high school and college, but could never leave her love for writing fiction behind.
Angela Corbett is a graduate of Westminster College where she double majored in communication and sociology. She has worked as a journalist, freelance writer, and director of communications and marketing. She loves classic cars, traveling, and escaping in a good book. She lives in Utah with her incredibly supportive husband and their five-pound Pomeranian, Pippin, whose following of fangirls could rival Justin Bieber’s.
Eternal Starling is her debut novel and the first book in the Emblem of Eternity trilogy.

The Giveaway

7 Winners will receive an E-Book Copy of Eternal Starling.
2 Winners will receive a Signed Copy+Swag of Eternal Starling.

Must be 13+ to Enter
International Giveaway

Sunday, September 29, 2013

The Walking Dead -- Season 4 Promo

Hey awesome nerds!

Check out the latest Season 4 promo trailer for The Walking Dead!

Can't wait!

The Walking Dead Season 4 returns to AMC October 13, 2013 at 9/8c!

The prison isn't as safe as they thought it would be....hmmm!!!

Friday, September 27, 2013

The Walking Dead Season 4 Cast Photos

Hey awesome nerds!

The Season 4 premiere of The Walking Dead is almost upon us! 

Check out the cast photos for Season 4!

The Walking Dead Season 4 premieres October 13, 2013 9/8c on AMC

Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes
Rick Grimes
Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon
Daryl Dixon
Steven Yeun as Glenn Rhee
Glenn and Maggie
Lauren Cohan as Maggie Greene
Chandler Riggs as Carl Grimes
Rick and Carl
Danai Gurira as Michonne
Melissa McBride as Carol
Scott Wilson as Hershel Greene
David Morrissey as The Governor
Emily Kinney as Beth Greene
Chad L. Coleman as Tyreese
Sonequa Margin-Green as Sasha
Photo by Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC


While we excitedly wait for this season to start, check out this behind-the-scenes video as the cast and crew share their insights on the upcoming season!

Thursday, September 26, 2013

BOOK BLITZ: A Woman's Worth (Book 1 of the Stafford Brothers Series) by Chicki Brown

A Contemporary Romance Feature:

About the Book
School media specialist, Gianne Marvray, has been through the worst two years of her life physically and emotionally. After a battle with cancer and all it entails, she is finally ready to start living her life again. She wants to see new people and experience new things, but she isn't ready for the rollercoaster ride she's about to embark on when she meets Las Vegas personal trainer and raw vegan foods advocate, Marc Stafford.

After a four year absence, Marc comes home to Atlanta to attend a family celebration in one of his brother's honor. He's not thrilled about seeing his father, but he has promised his mother that he won't throw off the family balance by being the only one of their six sons absent. All Marc wants to do is make an appearance  at the event and spend a little time with his brothers. Little does he know that this is the night he will meet the woman who will forever change his life.

Available now at retailers:

About the Author
Contemporary women's fiction/romance author Chicki Brown has published five Kindle best-selling novels, and is also a Shades of Romance Magazine 2011 Author of the Year. 

A voracious reader since she was a child, Chicki grew up in New Jersey reading everything she could get her hands on; her favorite authors are Beverly Jenkins, Eric Jerome Dickey, Lisa Kleypas, J.R. Ward and Suzanne Brockmann. Now she concentrates on romance, women's fiction and suspense.  

Chicki Brown is a mother of two and grandmother of five. A New Jersey native, Chicki and her family relocated to suburban Atlanta, Georgia in 1994, and she now proudly calls herself a "Georgia peach."

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

COVER REVEAL: Wild Child (A Wild Ones Novella) by M. Leighton

An InkSlinger PR Special Event: 
Cover Reveal for
Wild Child (A Wild Ones Novella) Cover Reveal
by M. Leighton

Jenna Theopolis has always known what she wanted.  Getting out of her small hometown of Greenfield was number one on her list of priorities.  Until she met Rusty Catron.

Rusty’s fun-loving personality was the perfect match for Jenna’s inner wild child.  But what started off as a summer fling quickly turns into something more.  At least it does for Jenna.

Rusty has lived with the ghost of his father’s abandonment since he was a child, but now he’s beginning to feel the crippling effects of his scars.  He wants to trust in Jenna, but deep down he doesn’t believe someone so wild and free can ever be tamed. 

But tragedy strikes, pushing Jenna out of Greenfield and leaving Rusty with a choice to make—face his inner demons or lose the love of his life.  Forever.

About the Author
M. Leighton is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Wild Ones and The Bad Boys romance trilogies.  She is a native of Ohio, relocated to the warmer climates of the South, where she lets her mind wander to romantic settings with sexy Southern guys much like the one she married and the ones you'll find in her latest books.  When her thoughts aren't roaming in that direction, she'll be riding horses, swimming in ponds and experiencing life on a ranch, all without leaving the cozy comfort of her office.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

NERD BLAST: The Violet Hour by Whitney A. Miller

Welcome to the Book Blast for
The Violet Hour by Whitney A. Miller

The voice inside me is breaking free. I can’t stop her.
Harlow Wintergreen, daughter of the leader of a powerful religious organization called VisionCrest, has a dark and dangerous secret. She hears a voice in her head that seems to have a mind of its own, plaguing her with visions of a violent and bloody alternate reality. And even worse, Harlow fears that this terrifying voice could take control of her.
Traveling with the VisionCrest elite on a PR expedition through Asia, Harlow struggles to keep her mind under control. But the more she resists, the more her mental state deteriorates, making her visions bleed into reality. When people start dying, Harlow must expose her secret to the boy she loves and face the monster within her . . . or else be consumed by it.

About the Author
Whitney A. Miller lives in San Francisco with her husband and a struggling houseplant. She’s summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, ridden the Trans-Siberian rails, bicycled through Vietnam, done the splits on the Great Wall of China, and evaded the boat police in Venice, but her best international adventures take place on the page!

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The Giveaway

Signed finished copies of Whitney’s critique partners’ books: Sea by Heidi R. Kling, Valkyrie Rising by Ingrid E. Paulson, and Isle Of Night: The Watchers by Veronica Wolff
A travel pack of goodies from the incredible locations featured in The Violet Hour, including a silk lantern from Vietnam, silliness and Skittles from Shanghai, and too much fun from Tokyo!
$20 gift certificate to Books, Inc. (can be used online or in store)
A signed ARC of The Violet Hour (when they are released)

Must be 13+ to Enter
International Giveaway

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Melissa dela Cruz & Michael Johnston Launches New Collaboration: FROZEN

On this beautiful Saturday afternoon on September 21, 2013, Barnes & Noble at The Grove hosted this amazing author event of Melissa dela Cruz and Michael Johnston's first collaborated novel, Frozen.  In addition to meeting new authors on September 18, 2013, it is also extremely fun to come out to events for favorite authors. This time, the event was celebrating the collaborative work of a husband and wife team of Michael Johnston and Melissa dela Cruz launching their first book of a new series, Heart of Dread.

So...Mariah and I made the trip out to Los Angeles, California for this amazing event. We also brought along good friend and booknerd, Cassandra, to join the fun. Not only that...this was the first time Cassandra met Melissa dela Cruz. Of course, she was already familiar with Melissa's Blue Bloods series, but never read the books. Boy, is she in for a treat! I have definitely enjoyed reading this series...and, I'm almost done -- just one book left to read! Then on to reading her other series, the Beauchamp Family series, which includes the first book of the series, Witches of East End, which is soon to be a TV series on Lifetime! I am so excited about that. 

Check out a couple video clips of this amazing and fun event as Melissa dela Cruz and Michael Johnston talks about their new book, Frozen.


Melissa dela Cruz & Michael Johnston talks about working together and the making of the Blue Bloods series...
and their Hollywood experiences.


Melissa dela Cruz reads an excerpt from their new book, Frozen.

Since meeting Melissa dela Cruz, for the first time, at the RT Teen Day in 2011, along with many other favorite authors, Mariah and I have enjoyed catching up and keeping up with the latest books by our favorite authors. I absolutely loved her Blue Bloods series since it is a different twist to the vampire lore that we are all so familiar with. I found this particular series unique. And, now, this new book of theirs, officially together as a husband/wife team, I am definitely looking forward to reading! Plus, come to find out that many of Melissa and Michael's interests in sci-fi and fantasy are also the same favorites as mine! Nice! Gotta love it! 
Melissa dela Cruz and Michael Johnston
Melissa dela Cruz
Michael Johnston
It is never a dull moment attending these author it at Barnes & Noble or other bookstores, we always have a good time when it comes to books...hahaha!! 
And the signing begins...
Melissa dela Cruz & Michael Johnston
Mariah with Melissa dela Cruz & Michael Johnston
Jasmine with Melissa dela Cruz & Michael Johnston
Our signed copy of Frozen

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Don't forget!
Check out this Witches of East End promo!
(inspired by Melissa dela Cruz's novel of the same name)
Series premieres October 6 at 10/9c on Lifetime