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Along with You by Michelle Areaux **Teaser-Giveaway**

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Along with You
Michelle Areaux
Publication date: April 6th 2018
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult


A wonderfully raw new novel by author Michelle Areaux that takes you on an emotional journey as you laugh, cry, and fall in love with the difficult side of being a teenager.

“People leave. People lie. People let go. That is how my world works.”

Sixteen-year-old Blair has never had consistency in her life.
After a traumatic event that Blair’s parents wanted to remain a secret, they began moving her around the country in hopes of starting a fresh, new life.
Only, Blair never stays anywhere long enough to start that new life she keeps expecting. Choosing to rebel instead of conforming to her parents wishes, Blair opts for neon colored hair and a sassy streak that pushes people away before they can hurt her first.

Hunter is your typical southern, small town boy. He’s a good guy with a great heart and a passion for helping others.

When Blair and Hunter meet, sparks begin to fly- but not the…

The Enchanted Garden Cafe: South Side Stories: Book One - Something magical is happening in the garden. **Read Chapter One-Giveaway**

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The Enchanted Garden Café South Side Stories Book One Abigail Drake Genre: Women’s Fiction Publisher: Kindle Press Date of Publication: May 1, 2018 ASIN: B079ST8JW1 Number of pages: 272 Word Count: 89,000 Cover Artist: Najla Qamber

Something magical is happening in the garden.
For her sixth birthday, Fiona Campbell’s mother, Claire, made her a peace sign piñata filled with wishes for a better planet instead of candy. When she got her period, her mother held a womanhood ceremony at their café and invited the neighborhood. On her sixteenth birthday, they celebrated with a drum circle.

Fiona grew up trying to keep the impulsive Claire in check, and their struggling café afloat. She plans to move out, but first must find a way to stop a big corporation from tearing down their business and destroying her mother’s livelihood.

Claire thinks karma will solve their financial and legal problems. Fiona prefers a spreadsheet and a solid business plan. The last thing she has time for is Matthew Monroe, …

Guest Post by Tiffany Brooks, Author of Reality Gold: Where the idea came from and how the theme plays into the idea and story. **Giveaway**

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Reality Gold
Tiffany Brooks
Published by: Dunemere Books
Publication date: May 22nd 2018
Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult


“There are only two ways to survive Internet infamy: drop offline and play dead or give everyone something bigger and better to talk about. I’ve tried the first strategy. Now it’s time to try the second…”

A year and a lifetime ago, Riley Ozaki was just an ordinary high school junior in San Francisco, stressing over boys and grades. But an ill-conceived editorial in her school paper brought her an internet avalanche of public-shaming and ruined her life.

Now Riley’s on a helicopter dropping into a deserted island with nineteen other teens, to star in a reality show that will be her redemption. She has no other choice. National attention was what got her into this mess, and only the same level of exposure can get her out. Besides, Riley has a few tricks up her sleeve.

With a cast of vivid characters who will stop at nothing to win the show, a cursed island setting, and a…

RED: A YA fantasy by Jessi McPherson **Excerpt-Giveaway**

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Red: A Modern Fairytale Retelling by Jessi McPherson
Genre:YA Fantasy


Everyone has read the tale of Little Red Riding Hood... Such a carefree, naïve girl who fell victim to the wolf and had to be saved by the Huntsman. I’d like to set that story straight. It all began with a girl, a curse, and wolf. We all have a hero inside. All it takes is to believe. Cara knew the legends of her village but she never thought she'd become one.

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“Please help me,” a weak voice said in the distance. Cara ran toward the faint

sound, and on the ground found a young man, no older than she, lying covered in

blood and wounds.

“Oh, god. Are you okay?” He was silent. She knelt beside him to check his

pulse. It was there, but it was weak. “Well, hang on. Hopefully Gran has

something to help.” Carefully she lifted him, but it took everything she had to

bring him to the trail. She knew there was no way that she would be able to carry

him all the way there. “Pleas…

Cover Reveal! Relegation By Karri Thompson - There's no hope in failure. Available June 4th, 2018

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Release Date: June 4, 2018 The end is near—and I’m fated to save humanity.I’m feared, yet revered. The presidents are leery of me, but I’ve read the files. And I know the truth—at least, I think I do. And I’m the one who is going to tell the clones. They deserve to know.Michael and I have been forced to fight, to kill. We’ll do anything to keep our daughters safe and free. But we can’t do it alone. There’s a rumor about a secret society eager for battle… and we’re going to find them. Help them end the government’s corruption.It’s my duty, my calling as the first mother of the new world I want to create.This started with me, and that’s where it’s going to end.
Haven't started the series yet? Check out the first book, Mirror X!

I was born more than a thousand years ago.Put into a cryogenic tube at age seventeen, forgotten during a holocaust that decimated the world, I've finally been awakened to a more serene and peaceful future.But things at the hospital are new…

Offsides by Natalie Decker **Teasers-Giveaway**

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Right Text Wrong Number
Natalie Decker
(Offsides, #1)
Published by: Swoon Romance
Publication date: July 11th 2017
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult


Cheerleader Layla and football player Tyler are complete opposites. She thinks he’s the biggest jerk in school and he thinks she’s too high on her horse to even be worth a second glance. When the two of them are near one another, sparks fly in all the wrong directions. They can hardly endure speaking, let alone dating.

But when Layla unknowingly sends Tyler a smack-down text meant for the girl sending naked photos to her then-boyfriend, Adam, Tyler has no idea it’s Layla and decides to play along. After all, Tyler cannot resist messing with the pissed off girl firing off texts about junk pictures, cheating, and girl code.

As the fallout from Adam’s scandalous texts plays out in front of the entire school, Tyler and Layla secretly continue to text each other using fake names. But as days and weeks pass, things take a turn for the seriou…

New Release: Pete & Daisy by Tani Hanes: He needs a place to live, she needs a baby daddy. **Guest Post-Giveaway**

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Pete & Daisy
by Tani Hanes
Genre: NA Romance

Release date: May 14th 2018


He needs a place to live, she needs a baby daddy.

Pietro Santangelo and Marguerite White are students at prestigious Columbia University in New York City. She is a fun-loving, free spirit who finds herself in a bit of a familial bind, he is an exchange student with a chronic case of poverty. They concoct a plan that they think will work, not realizing how much changes with two simple words
Pete merely looked at her and opened a box of books. He took some out and began placing them on the shelves, bending and stretching at his task. He had a nice back, broad shoulders and muscles that could be seen clearly under his light blue T-shirt.
Daisy watched for a minute, fascinated.
"Like what you see?" he asked without turning around.
She jumped at the sound of his voice. "Well, you're the only thing in the room that's moving, you know?" she said by way of explanation.
He turned around to…

Guest Post by Jane C. Brady, Author of Cascading Petals: On Teen Suicide and the Inspiration for Cascading Petals. **Giveaway**

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Cascading Petals
Jane C. Brady
Publication date: December 5th 2017
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult


Despite the years of bullying in school, Jewel Hart has remained sweet and kind. She has it all—a great life, a great family, and beauty—but she has never been able to obtain the one thing she wants—to belong.

When Jewel meets Kaiden Carter, a good-looking, charming new student at York Mills High, things start to look up. On the surface, he is perfect, but Jewel can’t shake the feeling that everything is not as it seems.

When the devastation of the rising suicides in her school hits too close to home and drives Jewel into a deep despair, she clings to Kaiden’s strength to find her way back. Through the pain and fear surrounding her, she finds hope and the will to go on. But just as she picks herself up, tragedy strikes again, threatening to steal her last glimmer of hope. How will she go on? Can she ever find her place in the world?

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New Release: Inspired: Book One of The Firefly Tribe, by Susan Schaefer Bernardo **Guest Post: Daydreaming is in my Job Description. -- Giveaway**

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Inspired by Susan Schaefer Bernardo Genre: MG/YA Fantasy/Mythology Release Date: May 2018 Inner Flower Child Books


Rocket Malone is not thrilled with the direction her life is taking. Her mom has just remarried, and they are moving from their hip cottage in Venice Beach to her stepfather’s home in Hollywood. Her best friend, Gillian, has a new friend and a new boyfriend, and Rocket feels left behind. When she finds out that her mother is pregnant with twins, she is furious. 
All of these problems are quickly overshadowed when Rocket discovers that she is descended from the Greek muses, and is therefore obligated to serve as an apprentice to the nine mythological sisters. Rocket sees herself as smart but not creative, and apprenticing to the muses does not come naturally to her. She tries to help several people, but just cannot find the right person to aid. 
Along with the fun, intelligent story about Greek gods, muses, and other mythological figures, Inspired captures the trials and …