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Air Attack by Author Claire Davon - A Guest Post - Excerpt AND Giveaway!

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Air Attack
Elementals’ Challenge
Book 2
Claire Davon
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Date of Publication: Nov 7, 2017
ISBN: 978-1-946621-06-1
ASIN: B07692BSVV
Number of pages: 215
Word Count: 73,756
Cover Artist: Kanaxa

When love drops from the clouds, the sky is the limit…


The last time the Elementals were defeated in a Challenge, the result was World War II—a price humans paid in rivers of blood. Griffin is determined not to let that happen again. He doesn’t need a minor goddess getting in his way—no matter how much the redhead tempts him.

Clea intends to invoke a debt of honor to gain Griffin’s protection, but she has an ulterior motive: to get within striking distance of Griffin’s opponent, who she is certain killed her brother.

She never expected to feel a spark with Griffin, disturbingly seductive as he is. In a world where everyone looks like a god or goddess, why should this one winged Elemental call to her?

Yet their attraction grows fiercer as they journey to Iceland, Luxembourg,…

Books Make Great Gifts

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We're getting closer to Christmas, and shoppers are running out of time. Please remember that books make excellent gifts and there are numerous ways to give them, whether you use B&N or Amazon, or better yet, the small bookstores like pipe & thimble publishing and bookstore, and others that are working to stay in business. 


How can you give someone a book?

Amazon and other retailers offer a gift option for e-books on their buy page.
You can purchase a kindle unlimited membership.
You can purchase a plan through Audible.com for those who prefer to listen.
Some Authors offer their books on their websites. You can even get them signed.
Check out the bookstores in your neighborhood, many are still there.
Gift cards for these items are awesome too.
And don't forget that many people still love the scent and feel of a paperback in their hands.



Do you have any friends still confused about what they might give? Suggest a book, or an Author you really loved.


Have a great week all. If anyo…

Cover Reveal! Sparrow Squadron: Aelita's War Book 1, by Author D.L. Jung

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Sparrow Squadron by D.L. Jung
Genre: YA Historical Fiction/Action-Adventure
Release Date: February 2018


"There was a time when flying didn't mean looking over my shoulder for death coming at me."

World War II. June 1941. Hitler's war machine turns to the Soviet Union.

Escaping her hometown ahead of the Nazis, 16-year-old Aelya Makarova seizes a chance to live her dream. Obsessed with flying, she joins a women's fighter squadron to defend her homeland against the invaders. She'll go faster and higher than she's ever gone before.

But the harsh reality of Air Force life shatters her expectations and forces her to grow up fast. The squadron is split by petty rivalries, male pilots treat them like a joke, and the ideal country she thought she was fighting for doesn't really exist.

Finally given a chance to prove herself in battle, Aelya is pushed to breaking point. With all her talent, the help of her comrades, and a lot of luck, she might just make it through. B…

Tainted Legacy by Author Tabitha Peattie - Guest post on the Theme of her Story - Giveaway

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Tainted Legacy: The Ash Academy Series
by Tabitha Peattie
Genre: YA Fantasy Romance
Release Date: August 25th 2017


What would you do if your parents had committed the worst crime in history?

Who would you turn to if the laws, meant to protect you, were corrupted?

When is it ok for all the good people to do bad things and the bad people to do good things?

How can you fall in love with the person who was destined to hate you?

Welcome to the world of the world of the Gifted.

Ava has always lived on the fringes of society with her close-knit family. Ever protected, loved and sheltered until the day it’s time to start at Ash Academy.

Nothing is as it seems, as Ava finds out that everything she thinks she knows is tainted. Tainted by death, lies and deceit. It is her job to learn the truth and stay true to herself despite the darkness all around her.

No one survives that kind of drama alone. Through Ava’s discovery of their society and her place in it, she will find kindness and support in …

Heartbreaker by Author Lila Felix - Excerpt - Giveaway

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HeartBREAKER
Lila Felix
(AnguiSH, #2)
Published by: Clean Teen Publishing
Publication date: December 18th 2017
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult

Breaker James is no longer the boy locked in a prison of his own making. He’s not afraid to leave his house, and he doesn’t need Ash twenty-four hours a day, just to function—just to breathe.

Hell, lately it feels like he might not need her much at all anymore.

He’s a heart breaker, pure and simple. Turns out love is easy when you’re secluded from the outside world. Maybe Ash is the one who is afraid now…afraid she’s done her job a little too well. Can she learn how to let Breaker love her, now that he doesn’t need her to be his crutch?

HeartBREAKER is the endearing companion story to Lila Felix’s best-selling AnguiSH novel. Fall in love with Breaker James all over again!

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The Empyrean Gate by Author Z. Rockward. Excerpt - Teasers - Giveaway.

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The Empyrean Gate: Part I
Z. Rockward
Publication date: November 28th 2017
Genres: Adult, Romance, Science Fiction

In space, no one can fill your awkward silences for you…

At the turn of the 23rd century, Liam Boyer’s parents led the construction of the Empyrean Gate, an intergalactic spaceway to an advanced civilization with the technology to fix Earth’s environmental crisis. But when an extremist named Kin sabotages the Gate on opening day, he tears apart the two worlds—and Liam’s family. In the three decades since then, Liam has dedicated his life to bringing Kin to justice and seeing the Gate rebuilt.

Yona Kabul works on one of Earth’s trash satellites, assigned to salvage and recycle anything she can from the landfill before it’s fed to the sun to be disposed of forever. Just before her satellite’s suncineration, Liam arrives in pursuit of Kin, who has come to dig up a long lost weapon with the intent of using it to destroy the Gate once and for all.

When Yona is recruited to wor…

Rising, by Author Holly Kelly - Excerpt - Teasers - Giveaway

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The Rising Series Box Set
Holly Kelly
Published by: Clean Teen Publishing
Publication date: December 12th 2017
Genres: Fairy Tales, Fantasy, Young Adult

A magical underwater realm awaits! Own books 1-3 of the Best-Selling Rising series by acclaimed author Holly Kelly.

This value-priced boxed set includes the first three novels in the best-selling Rising series: Rising (with an exclusive bonus scene), Descending, and Avenging. Beautifully packaged with brilliant new cover art, this set is perfect for any fan of Greek Mythology and Mermaid Romance stories. Order the Rising series today and submerge yourself in an underwater world full of passion, romance, intrigue and adventure.

Rising: Contains a newly released scene! In a war between the humans and the inhabitants of the sea—humans will lose. Xanthus Dimitriou—the most lethal Dagonian to rise from the ocean—is on a mission to save mankind from annihilation. There’s just one thing standing in his way: the life of a beautiful young woman…

Des…

The Teenager with a Chameleon Soul by Author Cindy McElroy - Guest Post - Excerpt - Giveaway

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Welcome to my stop on The Teenager with a Chameleon Soul blog tour! Check out a short excerpt and the giveaway below! The Teenager with a Chameleon Soul
by Cindy McElroy
Genre: YA Contemporary Fiction
Release Date: September 28th 2017

Meet Sadie MacPhearson. She’s seventeen and lives in a ritzy, artsy beach town called Mariposa Beach, California. Blond, bootylicious and beautiful—she’s a main chick of the Pop Crowd: the most flawless looking, smartest, trendiest, richest, fabulous group of party animals at Mariposa Beach High School. She wants one thing, to keep her secret but it’s always lingering above her head. When the administrators want to assess her for a learning disability, she coats inhibitions and fears with alcohol, which, in turn, causes serious damage in her life, mostly her chameleon soul.

After struggling to blend in, senior year, Sadie finds herself without her dear grandmother, with disgusted parents, three hundred and sixty mandatory volunteer hours and AA meetings,…

A Study in Shifters, by Author Majanka Verstraete

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A Study In Shifters
Majanka Verstraete
(The Adventures of Marisol Holmes, #1)
Publication date: June 26th 2018
Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult

Seventeen-year-old Marisol Holmes may be the great-great-great granddaughter of Sherlock Holmes, but it’s hard to live up to the family name when only one mistake can spell your downfall. After trusting the wrong guy in a case gone totally wrong, Marisol convinces the Conclave, an underground organization of detectives solving supernatural cases, to give her a last chance to prove her worth, and maybe even heal her broken heart

After all, as a half-blood jaguar shifter, Marisol is uniquely qualified to solve this murder—and every scrap of evidence points toward the culprit being a fellow jaguar shifter. But is one of her own people involved, or is this all a ploy to kick Marisol’s mother off the shifter throne?

Then Marisol discovers her best friend, Roan, is missing, and maybe the killer’s next target. The stakes just got higher than political intri…

Lantern: The Complete Collection, by Author Chess Desalls - Guest Post - Giveaway

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Lantern: The Complete Collection
by Chess Desalls
Genre: YA Fantasy/Sci-fi
Pages: 230
Release Date: September 26th 2017


The story of every lantern is unique, just like yours and mine.

This collection includes all three novellas, Lantern, Beacon, and Torch.

Tori discovers a lantern that shines for her and nobody else. Is it a ghost or a living being that must be set free?

Serah unseals a globe made of Celestial Glass. Does success bring her happiness or create more trouble than it's worth?

Evelyn meets Graham after attending a party where a lantern burns out. Who lights the way to pull the other through?

Experience three different stories, all with a connection to a mysterious lamp maker.



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Guest Post
What does the lantern signify?
By Author Chess Sesalls
I love this question, almost as much as I dread answering it. I have a particular interpretation in mind, but one of my favorite bits of feedback was from a reader who said Lantern could be interpreted many ways. Depe…