Thursday, September 21, 2017

BLOG TOUR & AUTHOR INTERVIEW with K. Ferrin for "Across the Darkling Sea, Book #1"

Across the Darkling Sea 
by K. Ferrin
Publication date: Nov 12th, 2016
Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult
Across the Darkling Sea is the first book in the new serial fantasy series Magicfall, by K. Ferrin! 
Magic is forbidden in Brielle, but that never stopped Evelyn. Until Now. Because Evelyn has discovered she is magic, and now she is running for her life. 
Her only hope is on an island cloaked in shadow, an island of dark magic and even darker beasts. An island warlocks call home. 
Evelyn’s friends have turned against her, her own mother tried to kill her, and the place she calls home has banished her. Hidden away in the belly of a riverboat, a stowaway, her journey begins.

Across the Darkling Sea is book one in a serial series. Each book is roughly 50,000 words or about 150 pages. To emphasize, this is a serial series, meaning it’s one story that stretches across multiple books.


1) What gave you the inspiration for the storyline?  

Story births, for me at least, are always strange and somewhat inexplicable.

Across the Darkling Sea, and the entire Magicfall series, started as a single line of dialogue that popped randomly into my head one day. A young woman asking “Witch, what am I?”, and an old woman replying “Child, why do you call me such after all these years? I don’t call you changeling, though indeed you are one.”

The idea stuck in my mind, so I sat down and began fleshing out the story. It’s interesting to consider that one line of dialogue grew into the five books of the Magicfall series. That line is still in the story by the way, at the end of chapter two.

2) Are there any hidden themes in the book that you hope readers will discover?

I’m not sure how hidden they are, but there are several themes at work in the books. The idea of knowledge being power is definitely in there. And of course the idea of friendships having the most powerful sort of magics, and that being different is a strength, not a weakness or something to be ashamed off is in there. These are common themes in my books… I was something of a brainy nerd growing up, so I’ve got a soft spot for those folks who see the work differently or otherwise don’t fit the ‘normal’ mold. They always find a place in my books.

3) Are any of the characters based on real people you know?

I am an avid people watcher. Humans are fascinating and complicated and behave in ways impossible to predict… and that makes for excellent fiction! I definitely pull inspiration for my characters from the people around me, both people I know and people I just happen to encounter while I’m out and about in the world. But none of my characters are based fully on anyone I know. 

4) Who has influenced you most as a writer?

First, I would have to say my mother. She infected me at a very early age with a love of books and reading and without that I certainly never would have become a writer.

Mr. Stough and Mr. Houser had a big influence on me as well. While the curriculum of most high school english classes at the time focused on classic literature, both Mr. Stough and Mr. Houser were staunch advocates for all forms of literature (much to the dismay of the principal at the time!). They both encouraged my penchant for stories with magic in a way that I hadn’t really encountered earlier.

Authors who have influenced me include Robin Hobb (still one of my absolute favorite authors), of course Tolkien (of Lord of the Rings fame), and early on books like Stewart Little or A Wrinkle in Time.

5) If you could have any three literary characters over to your place for game night, who would you invite, what would you play, what would you serve, and why?  

Interesting question! Since I’m a fantasy author, I’m going to answer this question without regard to practical considerations like whether or not a ship could fit in my living room!

The first would be Ophelia, one of the Liveships from Robin Hobb’s Liveship Traders books. She is the living figurehead of ship, and she is a fascinating character with some seriously interesting stories to tell.

Next I’d invite Luna Lovegood, one of my favorite characters from the Harry Potter books. In modern American culture hero’s are always the people at the front lines of battle, but the truth is that heroism takes many forms. Luna is kind and gentle, but a force to be reckoned with, and I love that!

I’m going to cheat a little on this third one and say Lettie Hempstock, her mother, and her grandmother. Maiden, Mother, and Crone of Neil Gaiman’s Ocean at The End of The Lane… quirky, and with access to some of the deepest and most timeless powers of the universe, how could you not invite them to dinner?

Author Bio:
K. Ferrin spends her days surrounded by engineers, technology, and humming machinery, but her evenings are steeped in magic, myth, and adventure. She writes fantasy, loves gardening, and eats way too much pie. She lives at the foot of the Colorado Rockies with her husband and two pooches. 
Her novels include the stand alone YA fantasy novel Magicless, as well as Across the Darkling Sea, and A Dying Land, the first two books of a series. You can find her online at 
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

BLOG TOUR & AUTHOR INTERVIEW for "Moribund (Circuit Fae, #1)" by Genevieve Iseult Eldredge

(Circuit Fae, #1)
by Genevieve Iseult Eldredge
Published by: Monster House Books
Publication date: September 12th, 2017
Genres: LGBTQ+, Urban Fantasy,
Young Adult
Dark Fae. Romance. Evil Plots. High school. Our heroines could be in for the greatest adventure ever. 
If only they could decide whether to kill or kiss each other. 
High school sophomore Syl Skye is an ordinary girl. At least, she’s trying to be. School photographer and all-around geek, she introverts hard and keeps her crush on sexy-hot glam-Goth alt-rock star Euphoria on the down-low. But when a freak accident Awakens her slumbering power, Syl is forced to accept a destiny she never wanted—as the last sleeper-princess of the fair Fae. 
Suddenly hunted by the dark Fae, Syl’s pretty sure things can’t get any worse. Until she discovers her secret crush, Euphoria, is really a dark Circuit Fae able to harness the killing magic in technology. Even worse, she’s been sent to destroy Syl. 
With mean girls and magic and dark Fae trying to kill her, it’ll take more than just “clap if you believe in fairies” to save Syl’s bacon—not to mention, her heart. 
Perfect for readers of romance, urban fantasy, fairy stories and LGBT.

~AUTHOR INTERVIEW with Genevieve Iseult Eldredge~

1) What gave you the inspiration for the storyline?  

I’ve always been intrigued by Fae mythology, so when Christina, the founder of Monster House Books, approached me about Circuit Fae, I jumped at the chance. We wanted a different take on the Fae and hit upon the idea of Fae using technology to leverage their power in the mortal realm.
I liked the idea of the “dark circuitry”—the Moribund—being part machine/part organic/part Fae magic. From there, I designed Agravaine, the primary villain of Moribund who controls Rouen and tries to kill Syl.
2) Are there any hidden themes in the book that you hope readers will discover?

Oh my! Should a lady tell all of her secrets? ;) I like to turn tropes on their ear a little, so you’ll see some of that in Circuit Fae. Like the idea of the fair Fae being “good.” In the world of the Circuit Fae, “fair” does not mean “good,” and “dark” does not mean “evil.”

3) Are any of the characters based on real people you know?

I find I don’t really base characters on real people at all. I do study people at large, though, and I find people’s motivations fascinating.

4) Who has influenced you most as a writer?

I feel as though everything influences me in some way, whether it’s a technique I want to adopt or a trope I want to avoid. I’m an avid reader and pop culture nerd. As for literary influences, I’ll name Tolkien, David Eddings, and Tanya Huff as my early influences with current influences along the lines of Sarah J Maas, Leigh Bardugo, and Laini Taylor.

5) If you could have any three literary characters over to your place for game night, who would you invite, what would you play, what would you serve, and why?

I’d arrange a Girls Night for Daenerys Targaryen, Elphaba, and Mary Poppins.

Daenerys, because seriously, have you ever met a lady more in need of a Girls’ Night? Elphaba because you just know she’d be a delightful grump about everything. Mary Poppins because she has good manners, and I feel like she’d make sure no one cheated (I’m looking at you, Dany!) Plus, she is a Time Lord so we needn’t be worried about the night getting away from us.

I’d serve a variety of takeout: pizza, Thai food, Chinese, Mexican, because you know Dany’s probably tired of all that ale and lamprey pie. Plus, I’m sure she gets asked all the time to just, you know, fly the dragons over to Dorne to “pick up” some Dornish wine “on the way.” I’d make sure there were vegetarian options since Elphaba might be sensitive about eating Animals. And tea, because it’s very British and so is Mary Poppins.

Because I’d want to keep it light, we’d play Risk. Because what’s lighter than a game of world conquest among ladies who ACTUALLY want to take over the world? :P (Well, except maybe Mary Poppins…)

After consoling Dany that no, there are NOT any Dragon troops, and telling Mary Poppins that no, we cannot just jump into a chalk drawing and pop out in Asia to surprise-attack Elphaba (who is still grumpy about there being no Oz territory), I’m pretty sure Elphaba would win since, according to Once Upon a Time canon, wicked always wins.

Author Bio:
Raised by witches and dragons in the northern wilds, GIE writes angsty urban fantasy YA romance--where girls who are mortal enemies kick butt, take names, and fall in love against all odds. 
She enjoys long hikes in the woods (where better to find the fair folk?), believing in fairies (in fact, she's clapping right now), dancing with dark elves (always wear your best shoes), being a self-rescuing princess (hello, black belt!), and writing diverse books about teenage girls finding love, romance, and their own inner power. 
She might be planning high tea at the Fae Court right now. 
GIE is multi-published, and in her role as an editor has helped hundreds of authors make their dream of being published a reality. 

BOOK BLITZ for "The Firework Girls" by Jordyn White

Forbidden Heat 
(Firework Girls, #1)
by Jordyn White
Publication date:
September 11th, 2017
Genres: Adult, Comedy, Romance
My plans for the future didn’t include falling for my professor.
But how could I help being struck speechless by the sexy smile and warm intelligence of Professor Shane Brooks?
What starts as wistful gazing from the back of the room leads to stolen touches that melt my core, and ends with a midnight encounter right on school grounds. 
Those weren’t the kind of after-school activities I had in mind. 
Will Shane hate himself for what we’ve done, or resent me for wanting it? I don’t know. I’m too lost in the heat of his body and the depths of his soul. 
Sooner or later someone’s bound to find out about us, and it’s not going to be pretty.
The only question is, are we strong enough to survive it? 
FORBIDDEN HEAT is a full-length standalone in the Firework Girls contemporary romance series. Jordyn White takes you on a delightful journey of secret rendezvous, nerdy soulmates, and transcendent love in this completely swoon-worthy forbidden romance.
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I’ve been at the pool for so long, I’m starting to worry he’s not going to show. I’m in the water, but haven’t been swimming laps. If he comes, sees me, and decides to bolt again, I’ll only have one chance.
It’s nearly eleven when Professor Shane Brooks walks through the glass door. I’m low in the water, my head just above the surface, so he doesn’t see me.
When he deposits his towel on the concrete bench, I smoothly lift myself out of the pool. I don’t even look at him at first. I rise to my feet, the water streaming off my nearly naked body. I know what I look like in a bikini, and for the first time in my entire life, I’m using it to my advantage.
I tilt my head back, smoothing my hands along my hair to ease out the excess water. I’m well aware of the natural back arch that occurs when a woman brushes her hands over her hair. I don’t over-exaggerate the movement or try to thrust out my chest like a cheap porn star.
Instead I allow my body to flow gracefully and trust Sam’s white, string bikini do it’s magic.
When I straighten, Shane Brooks looks like a deer caught in headlights.
I smile knowingly. “Evening.”
He blinks.
He looks ready to bolt, so I stay where I am. “Would you mind grabbing my towel?” I gesture to the far end of the pool, away from the door, where my fluffy, white towel awaits, next to my neatly-folded clothes.
His gentlemanly instincts take over and he goes to retrieve my towel. I’m both amazed and exhilarated to see my devious plan is working. So far, at least. I’ve never set out to seduce a man I wasn’t already in a relationship with. Is this how Sam does it?
I take a few steps away from the edge of the pool, but wait patiently for him to get my towel and bring it back to me. He’s looking as sexy as he always does, the tee he’s wearing hinting at the firm chest underneath.
He holds out the towel at arm’s length, clearly trying not to get too close.
I take it and drape it over one shoulder as the water beads up on my skin. I allow our eyes to rest on each other as he stands there, seemingly unable to move. His eyes keep sneaking downward, onto my bare stomach, my breasts, and lower. He’s apparently doing this against his will because he keeps snapping his eyes back up to my face.
I raise one eyebrow and put my hands on my hips. “Aren’t you going to swim?”
His lips part like he’s going to say something. Instead he frowns and turns away from me.
As he approaches the bench, I quietly follow him. He pulls off his shirt. His back is broad and muscular, tapering to a trim waist. The sight of his bare back gets me slightly off balance for the first time since he came in. I’ve been acting like the one in control here, but the feelings he gives me are enough to knock me on my ass, if I’m not careful.
He drops his shirt next to his towel and turns to find I’m not where he left me. His lips part with surprise, but his eyes trail downward again. This time, he lets his gaze linger. And linger. Drinking me in.
I slowly take a step toward him. He’s looking in my eyes again.
I’m pulled into his gaze. We fall into that look, that deep look we’ve shared before and suddenly it’s all over for me too. Gone the cool seductress. I could no more hide my desire for him than I could stop myself from feeling it.
And Shane Brooks? He looks like he’s fighting a battle to resist partaking of a particularly delectable treat… and losing.

Author Bio:
Jordyn White writes steamy romances featuring smart, sexy women and the swoon-worthy men who adore them. Her sexy love stories are full of passion but don’t skimp on the tenderness. She’s addicted to trendy coffee houses, poolside lounging, and HEAs. When not tapping blissfully away on her laptop, she takes time to enjoy life with her husband and their children.  
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

BOOK BLITZ for "The Vixen's Lead (Kit Davenport, #1)" by Tate James

The Vixen’s Lead 
(Kit Davenport, #1)
by Tate James
Publication date:
September 19th, 2017
Genres: New Adult, Paranormal, Romance
I want vengeance so badly that I can almost taste it. It’s all I’ve ever wanted. So, I did what any privileged, adopted boarding school girl would do. I slapped on a secret identity and became an internationally renowned thief, known as The Fox. Nobody knows me. Nobody can catch me.
Or so I thought… 
It turns out; I have what they want. Special abilities. And trust me, these abilities are coveted – and dangerous. Now, I don’t know who to trust or where to go. Peril lurks on every corner as I try to uncover my past and origin. Teaming up with unlikely allies may be my only chance at survival or my biggest mistake. Only time will tell. 
I’m Kit Davenport and this is only the beginning.

Author Bio:
Tate James was born and raised in the Land of the Long White Cloud (New Zealand) but now lives in Australia with her husband, baby and furbaby.

She is a lover of books, red wine, cats and coffee and is not a morning person. She is a bit too sarcastic and swears too much for polite society and definitely tells too many dirty jokes. 

Monday, September 18, 2017

BOOK BLITZ for "Premonition (The Division, #1)" by Leigh Walker

(The Division, #1)
by Leigh Walker
Publication date: July 19th, 2017
Genres: Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult
When Riley heads off to boarding school for a summer work-study program, she knows it’ll be demanding. What she doesn’t expect? To be thrust into an intense physical training program described as special, exclusive and worst of all–top-secret. She signed up for tuition assistance, not to be held in a secret government facility for boot camp… 
Welcome to The Division, the government agency that’s so classified, most United States senators have never heard of it. 
The Division wants Riley bad, but she can’t figure out why. Skeptical of what she’s being told, Riley’s determined to uncover the truth. Boot camp is intense, physically and mentally draining. The upside? One of her new teammates is the cutest boy ever. Watching Finn hit the gym wearing a tank top doesn’t suck–although sometimes his brooding attitude does. But when training forces Riley to confront her tragic past, even Finn’s big biceps aren’t enough to make her want to stay… 
Beware: The Division isn’t something you just walk away from. You better run. 
Riley realizes her capabilities and strengths are greater than she’d ever imagined. But she also learns she wasn’t just chosen for this special program…
She was made for it.

Q: Wow, you’re interviewing yourself…how pompous!
Right? It’s to tell people more about the series, lol. Although I should admit that I normally talk to myself a lot, so this isn’t much of a departure.
Q: Tell us about “The Division” – it’s a bunch of teenagers with psychic powers, right? How did you get inspired?
Everyone on the team has psychic powers, yes. I was watching “Stranger Things” on Netflix and I WAS SO PSYCHED they were testing poor Eleven for psychic powers. But I was also like, YEEHAW! Because I LOVE psychic powers, and I can’t remember the last time I saw or read something that included them. I’ve always been obsessed by the concept, and there’s so many variations of powers, so many incarnations it can take… Anyway, after watching that show and having that reaction, I thought, other people must love this stuff, too, I can’t be the only one. So I wanted to give us all more!
Q: Tell us about the main character, Riley Payne.
Riley is a ‘normal’ girl dealing with a lot. Her father and sister died in a car accident and her mother started drinking heavily after it happened. She just wants to get out of her house and go to boarding school, but she gets more than she bargained for when she abruptly gets recruited into a secret agency…
Q: The ‘secret agency’ is The Division, correct?
Yes. It’s a secret cell of teenagers who were genetically engineered with psychic gifts. They work for the American government to combat domestic terrorism.
Riley thinks they’re nuts, of course. Until she unlocks her powers, then she’s blown away by what she can do.
Q: As the series goes on, you get into genetic engineering, fated love, eco-terrorism, loyalty, isolation, human nature, climate change…some pretty heavy themes. But would you describe the series as a difficult read?
I don’t think so, but certainly some parts were hard to write – like about Riley missing her dad and her sister. I still cry when I read those parts. And in the second book, an eco-terrorist is introduced, and some terrible things happen in the book. So yeah, there’s definitely a heaviness to some of what the characters are dealing with. But they’re teenagers, and their youth is sort of a tonic against everything they’re dealing with. They still care about their friends. They still want to hang out, tell stories, joke around. They are still very interested in falling in love. I think my writing style is naturally light and breezy, so it’s sort of a counterpoint to the storyline. If that makes sense, lol.
Q: What’s your favorite part of this series?
Riley and Finn’s relationship. They have so much on their plates, and they’re so young, but they genuinely care for each other in a way that makes me ache.
Q: What do you do when you’re not writing?
I have three large, unruly boys who like to play every sport and eat as much food as possible. When I’m not at my computer, I’m busy carting them around and grocery shopping. But I also love to relax with a great book or television show – I am currently completely obsessed with Riverdale, OMG!!!
Thanks for having me! Happy reading!!!

Author Bio: 
Leigh Walker lives in New Hampshire with her husband and three children. She has a degree in Journalism and a law degree. She's never been to the Naval Shipyard prison in Kittery, ME, but she's driven by it... and boy, is it creepy!

Leigh has lots of books planned for The Division series. Sign up for her mailing list at to be notified of the next release in the series! You can also find her on The Division's FB page: 

BLOG TOUR & AUTHOR INTERVIEW with Jerico Lenk for "The Missing"

The Missing
The Curious Cases of Will Winchester and the Black Cross
by Jerico Lenk
Publication Date: October 10, 2017
Publisher: Month9Books

Dark proclivities, excess, and outlandish curiosities prevail in 1890's London. Around the city, a battle rages between the living and the dead. The Black Cross, tasked to keep the peace, are quickly losing ground. 

Sixteen-year-old Willow Winchester, lives life as a boy called "Will" in his father's house of distinguished ladies, all but invisible to the wealthy Londoners who frequent. It's an easy ruse since his mother's death left his father's attention to fall upon business matters. But this isn't his only secret. 

When Will unwittingly becomes involved in a Black Cross ghost hunt, his uncanny ability to sense supernatural beings comes to light and the Black Cross wants him in their service. Suddenly, Will's free to be himself. 

But such freedom will come with a price, as Will fights for the acceptance of the only father he's ever known.

Now, part of a team of misfits and unlikely allies, Will finds he isn't the only one keeping secrets. Someone does not want him to uncover the truth about those who aren’t just missing from the world of the living, but missing from history itself.

Can he find the Missing before he ends up becoming one of them?

 ~AUTHOR INTERVIEW with Jerico Lenk~

 1) What gave you the inspiration for the storyline? 

A conglomeration of books I’ve read (Anne Rice, Bloody Jack, The Meaning of Night, manga like Black Butler and D.Gray-Man, etc.), shows and movies I’ve watched (Ghost Hunters, Ghost Adventures, etc.), and a writing prompt given to me by a friend that isn’t PG-13 enough to be appropriate for a blog post.    

2) Are there any hidden themes in the book that you hope readers will discover?

Only the ones I didn’t even realize I stuck in there. Which happens. A lot.

3) Are any of the characters based on real people you know?

I think everyone can find a little bit of themselves in any character; fiction writing, a writer’s entire body of work, is often an accidental memoir. So, yes. Probably.

4) Who has influenced you most as a writer?

Anne Rice. Michael Cox. Chuck Palahniuk. Stephen King. Caseyvalhalla. Madeline Miller and Mary Renault.

5) If you could have any three literary characters over to your place for game night, who would you invite, what would you play, what would you serve, and why? 

Marius de Romanus, Lestat de Lioncourt, and Louis de Pointe du Lac, to play something probably only Lestat really wants to play, though he might just talk most of the time. Obviously we’ll have someone there to snack on, or we’d have pre-funked. Oh, I forgot to mention, I’m Armand in this scenario.


Undergraduate studying Creative Writing, Classics, Russian and Western European History. Unabashed weeb probably burning incense and drinking too much coffee at this very moment. Out for queer representation and great sex hair. Beyond ready for the upcoming Vampire Chronicles TV series. Lenk writes Young Adult/New Adult, spec fiction, poetry, and screenplays. He is currently unagented. His poems have appeared at/in USF Tampa’s Thread Literary Inquiry, biannual 6x6 creative writing showcase, and placed second in National Poetry Month 2015; Tethered By Letters’ F(r)iction Spring 2016 poetry contest finalist; winner of the 2017 Bettye Newman Poetry award.

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

COVER (re)REVEALs for "The Everlast series" by Juliana Haygert

Destiny Gift
(The Everlast series, #1)
by Juliana Haygert
Genres: New Adult, Paranormal
Her gift will bring light to a world of darkness… 
In 2047, the world exists in permanent darkness. Nineteen-year-old Nadine, a student at NYU, works hard to better her family’s life in the harsh conditions. When she starts having strange visions of someone named Victor, she tries to ignore the flashes, afraid she might be going insane. 
But when she bumps into a very real Victor, her entire world shifts. Her visions taking a turn for the worse, Nadine is bombarded with prophecies of eerie fates, unfamiliar gods, sharp-clawed demons… and instructions. Along with the reluctant Victor, she finds her path entwined with yet another man, Micah, who may be able to shed light on her dark revelations. 
Directed down an unbelievable path of magic and mayhem, the three must unravel clues from the visions in order to restore an ancient creed. The chance to bring sunlight to the world again is in Nadine’s gift, but only if the evil forces behind the darkness don’t manage to stop her first. 
If you like Urban Fantasy Romance with Post-Apocalyptic elements, you’ll love this action-packed story about destiny, self-discovery, and love. Destiny Gift will entice fans of Lauren Kate, Cassandra Clare, and Kim Harrison.


Soul Oath
(The Everlast series, #2)
by Juliana Haygert
Genres: New Adult, Paranormal
Her soul will restore life after death…

It’s been three months since the events that changed Nadine’s life, and she’s finally starting to put the pieces back in some semblance of order. But she knows this new normal cannot last. Until Victor and Micah find the scepters that will restore them to their true forms, their human bodies will require her healing touch. It’s only a matter of time before the men return to wreak havoc on her world again.

As if to prove her right, Victor shows up, a swarm of demons on his trail. After turning him away, Nadine is forced to flee to safety, unwilling plunged right back into the chaos of the mystical world. Despite her attempts to keep her family out of the battle, the unthinkable occurs, and her only hope lies in the oath she forces Micah to make.

Confronted by her greatest fear, Nadine finds a new motivation. Vengeance. And when seeking revenge, no risk is too great, including her own life.


Cup of Life
(The Everlast series, #2.5)
by Juliana Haygert
Genres: New Adult, Paranormal
He will live forever, but his existence will mean nothing without her.

Not even a god can break a soul oath. Refusing to accept Nadine’s imminent death, Micah goes on a perilous journey to discover a way to change her terrible fate. A legend about a cup holds the key, but the price to get it may be more than he is willing to pay.

A short novella from Micah’s point of view about his attempt to use love’s light to break through death’s unforgiving darkness

Everlasting Circle
(The Everlast series, #3)
by Juliana Haygert
Genres: New Adult, Paranormal
Her fight against darkness will only delay death…

With the last battle fast approaching, the time to gather allies for an army is running out. As are the number of days left in Nadine’s life.

Despite Micah’s insistence that they find a way to stop Nadine’s impeding death, she chooses to focus all her attention on strategies to win the war instead. With a new hero, a new god, and new abilities, she starts to believe they might actually have a chance to lift the never-ending veil of darkness. Until a betrayal throws a wrench into their carefully made plans, setting them back to square one.

Lost and angry, Nadine contemplates giving up, but her warrior spirit won’t allow her to admit defeat. Her time on this Earth might be ending, but she has too much to accomplish before she dies. Against all odds, Nadine will keep fighting to win the war… even if it takes until her very last breath.
Author Bio:

While Juliana Haygert dreams of being Wonder Woman, Buffy, or a blood elf shadow priest, she settles for the less exciting--but equally gratifying--life of a wife, mother, and author. Thousands of miles away from her former home in Brazil, she now resides in Connecticut and spends her days writing about kick-ass heroines and the heroes who drive them crazy. 
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BOOK BLITZ for "Heathens (Heathens duet, #1)" by Amanda Richardson

HEATHENS (Heathens Duet, #1) 
by Amanda Richardson
Genre: Stand-alone Dark Romance
Cover Design by Amanda Richardson
Release Date: September 14, 2017


Paris is home to runaways and lost souls, romantics and artists. A lover’s paradise. For Lilith Damewood, Paris is tainted, tarnished, corroded. Trying to claw her way out of her dark memories, she channels her vitriol into her photography.

Salem Tempest is a seminary student entrusted with the souls of Notre Dame de Paris—even the dark ones. When an unlikely friendship forms between the two of them, and a revelation shakes them both to their core, Lily and Salem find themselves connected in powerful and unexpected ways.

Lily risks his ruin—and her own.

After all, even holy men can fall. And salvation may be closer than they realize.

HEATHENS is a dark romance that connects five souls in a web of choice, sin, revenge, and redemption. It may be considered blasphemous to some. It is intended for mature readers.

HEATHENS is book 1 in the HEATHENS duet. BELIEVERS, book 2, will be releasing early 2018. Both books can be read as a standalone.


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Amanda Richardson is an award-winning travel writer turned indie author living in Los Angeles with her husband and two cats. When she's not writing or reading (which, let's be honest, accounts for 95% of her free time), she can be found Googling cheap flights to places she's never been, talking to her cats, or obsessing over the British Royal Family. Fun fact: her first novel is about the Tudors. One day maybe, after a lot of wine, she might find the courage within her to publish it! Find out more here:

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BLOG TOUR & AUTHOR INTERVIEW with Lele Iturrioz for "Spring (Seasons Within, #2)"

(Seasons Within, #2)
by Lele Iturrioz
Published by: Acorn Publishing
Publication date: September 1st, 2017
Genres: Fantasy, Romance, YA
Gaia finally knows who she is and what she’s meant to do. It’s only been a few weeks since the earth element woke in her. Now that she’s embracing her role as Mother Nature, she must journey with her group of power-wielding friends in a race against time to get back home before Azazel reaches them.

With the awakening of a brand new element, her true past with Edan, a dangerous decision that could change the very essence of who she is, and a traitor among her group, the broken road back to Terra will be a test of strength. After all, even if Gaia doesn’t know it, war is closer than she thinks.

~AUTHOR INTERVIEW with Lele Iturrioz~

1) What gave you the inspiration for the storyline?  

It initially started with a bunch of flying leafs. Then, after writing the idea of Gaia and her world, I created the storyline based on the seasons Gaia would need to survive before her Resurgence. From there, everything that I write is either to move the story forward or because it is something I would love to experience.

2) Are there any hidden themes in the book that you hope readers will discover?

There are many themes, many hints on future plot twists, a mix of cultures and the respect we should give Nature. Each name, each flower, everything means something. And as for what they mean… that’s for the readers to figure out.

3) Are any of the characters based on real people you know?

Priyam, Eva and Adriana were based on my best friends. Veter is just like my big brother and the twins resemble my little brother. The rest are a mix of everything. People I know, people I’ve seen, thoughts, dreams, fears, etc.  

4) Who has influenced you most as a writer?

J.K. Rowling! I was almost Harry’s age when the book came out so every time I read it I felt identified with their thoughts, their friendship and their fears. It was as if the books were speaking to me, helping me go through my parents’ divorce. Since then, I always wanted to create stories full of fantasy and in a way, return the favor.  

5) If you could have any three literary characters over to your place for game night, who would you invite, what would you play, what would you serve, and why?  

I Love this question! I would invite Jon Snow, Albus Dumbledore and Edan Blau. We would play Settlers of Catan, eat some buffalo chicken wings with lots of French fries and see who the best conqueror is. 

Author Bio:
Major geek by day, hermit writer by night! Love books, sugar gliders and everything that comes in a delicious taco. 
I’m the author of the YA fantasy series, Seasons Within. I spend my time writing, planning on writing, reading, drinking coffee like there was no tomorrow, MMA and chilling with my friends and loved ones. 

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