Monday, July 16, 2018

Spring Fever - Mary Kay Andrews

Title: Spring Fever
Author: Mary Kay Andrews
Format: Hardcover
Rating: 2 Stars

First husbands
Annajane truly believes she is over her ex-husband, Mason. They've been divorced for four years, she's engaged to a terrific new guy, and she's ready to leave the small North Carolina town where she and Mason had so much history. She is so over Mason that she has absolutely no problem attending his wedding. But when fate intervenes and the wedding is called to a halt as the bride is walking down the aisle, Annajane begins to realize that maybe this happened for a reason. And maybe, just maybe, she wants Mason back...
Second chances
But there are secrets afoot in this small Southern town, and soon Annajane discovers that change can bring out the worst in people-even her own friends and neighbors-and uncover family scandals. Happiness could be hers for the taking...and the life she once had with Mason could be in her future. But first Annajane must find out what she's really made of, and what really matters most.

I checked out this book mostly on a whim while looking for something light and fluffy to read.  Well, this is definitely a light, fluffy read - but not in any good way. 

I'm not even going to bother with my usual lowdown description of the book.  Let's just dive in.

What Did I like About this Book:

1. Sophie Bayless - Sophie is Mason's daughter/sister.  Confused?   Yeah - me too.  So, Mason's father Glenn Bayless had an affair with a woman from Florida that resulted in Sophie.  However, both Glenn and Sophie's mom found themselves unable to care for Sophie, so Mason adopted her and raised her as his own daughter.   She is the best part of the whole book - she is a typical 5 year old - sweet, precocious, and honest to boot.  She is calls things like they are and totally gets what a conniving bitch Celia is from the get-go.

What I Didn't Like About This Book:

1. The Character Development - where was it?!  None of the characters appeared to have any growth or change or epiphany's throughout the entire novel.  They all did things throughout the novel that were the same as what they would have done at the beginning.

2. The story was predictable and easy to figure out.  We knew from the very first page that Annajane and Mason were still in love with each other. We knew they were going to get back together.  It was obvious that Celia was going to try and ruin everything with the company, and that she didn't care about anyone but herself.  There was no surprise - there were no twists or shocking plot moments. There was not enough suspense built into this story to really make me care about what happened.

3. The actual writing was mediocre at best.  I could have handled the subpar story had the actual writing been better. 

While this may be a good light hearted beach read for some people, I wouldn't recommend it even in a pinch. 

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Invitation - Keris Stainton

Title: The Invitation
Author: Keris Stainton
Publisher: Bookouture
Release Date: June 25, 2018
Rating: 4 Stars

When Piper James unexpectedly gets a message from her insanely hot teenage crush Rob Kingsford, inviting her to their school reunion, her heart flips. She hasn’t seen Rob in eight years – and he’s always been the one who got away.

Throw in some old friends (and frenemies), a sister on the edge of a meltdown and a few too many cosmos and you have all the ingredients for a real night to remember… Will Piper and Rob finally get together, the second time around?

A hilarious and uplifting story about conquering your demons and being true to who you are – perfect for fans of You Had Me At HelloThe List and The Best Thing I Never Had.

Piper, a 20-something body positive blogger and music company employee.  She left her hometown after her parents died and moved to London.  She never went back to visit, and now her high school reunion is coming up and an old friend from high school wants her to attend. 

This book was a total fluffy romance (not without the typical bit of drama near the end), but I loved it.  This is a perfect summer read. 

I really loved the characters in this book.  I love the development of the characters, and I think they each have good, distinct personalities.  I loved that Piper is so body positive.  I liked seeing how she dealt with the struggles between her and Rob when she didn't think Rob liked her because she wasn't skinny.  Not only were the characters each distinct from each other, but they and their personalities worked well together.  I especially loved the relationship between Paris and her best friend. 

I liked how the plot flowed and how everything worked together.  Things in the story flowed well, and every thing that happened worked well together.

 If you are looking for a cute, fun, summer read, this is the perfect book for you!

*Disclaimer: I received an arc of this book through Netgalley for review.*

Monday, May 7, 2018

Size 12 Is Not Fat - Meg Cabot

Title: Size 12 Is Not Fat
Author: Meg Cabot 
Format: Paperback
Rating: 3 Stars

Heather Wells Rocks!

Or, at least, she did. That was before she left the pop-idol life behind after she gained a dress size or two — and lost a boyfriend, a recording contract, and her life savings (when Mom took the money and ran off to Argentina). Now that the glamour and glory days of endless mall appearances are in the past, Heather's perfectly happy with her new size 12 shape (the average for the American woman!) and her new job as an assistant dorm director at one of New York's top colleges. That is, until the dead body of a female student from Heather's residence hall is discovered at the bottom of an elevator shaft.

The cops and the college president are ready to chalk the death off as an accident, the result of reckless youthful mischief. But Heather knows teenage girls . . . and girls do not elevator surf. Yet no one wants to listen — not the police, her colleagues, or the P.I. who owns the brownstone where she lives — even when more students start turning up dead in equally ordinary and subtly sinister ways. So Heather makes the decision to take on yet another new career: as spunky girl detective!

But her new job comes with few benefits, no cheering crowds, and lots of liabilities, some of them potentially fatal. And nothing ticks off a killer more than a portly ex-pop star who's sticking her nose where it doesn't belong . . .

I picked this book up on a whim from the library, and while I did rate it only 3 stars, I enjoyed it for the most part. 

I enjoyed Heather's positive attitude even though she had some pretty crappy stuff happen to her - her mom stole all her money and she got dropped by her record label, apparently for gaining too much weight.  I like that Heather is so friendly to people, and so outgoing.  

I appreciate that the heroine of this book is not your typical skinny lady - however it seemed a bit redundant that it was mentioned so many times throughout the novel that "size 12 is not fat."  Okay, okay, great - we get it.  Now move on to the mystery.

The mystery wasn't really much of a mystery - it was pretty predictable.  I figured out who the culprit was almost right away.  It was interesting to find out why the culprit committed those murders though.

Another thing that irked me a little was how often Heather brought up her crush on Cooper.  Every single time he would talk to her or look at her, she would lament the fact that they were not together, and mention that she was so in love with him (even though she just broke up with her boyfriend - Cooper's brother Jordan - four months prior).  Every time he spoke to her, Heather would assume that he was about profess his attraction for her.  Every.  Single. Time.  I mean, I understand crushes can be weird and confusing.  But, even people who have a crush on another person can have conversations with the object of their crush without assuming said person will confess their love in every conversation.

There were some cute, funny moments throughout the book that made it a little more enjoyable.  The talent show was funny - especially when Heather had to sit there watching some college kid sing Heather's hit song "Sugar Rush."

I don't know that I would read this again, but it was a good light read for the weekend.


Saturday, January 27, 2018

Noelle - Greg Kincaid

Title: Noelle
Author: Greg Kincaid
Rating: 2 Stars

From the New York Times bestselling author of A Dog Named Christmas comes this heartwarming Christmas story about the power of family and the strength and love that comes from our pets.

In this installment of the poignant stories of the McCray family and their lovable canines in rural Kansas, matriarch Mary Ann McCray is determined to shake up Christmas by accepting the role as Crossing Trail's first woman Santa Claus. Mary Ann, always a bit of a rebel, is looking to offer a more progressive voice in the staunchly conservative town at Christmastime and has a few ideas up her red velvet sleeves.

But all isn't whimsy in town as the McCrays' close friends the Robinsons decide to divorce during the holiday season, turning their young children Keenan and Emily's lives upside down.

And then there is Mary Ann and George McCray's son, Todd, who has moved back to town to be with his girlfriend and to start a new job at the city's animal shelter. Tagging along with Todd is the incorrigible Elle, an oddly shaped dervish of a dog that Todd stubbornly tries to train as a service dog. However lovable, Elle has a hard time staying out of trouble, and the refrain, "No, Elle! No, Elle!" is often heard throughout town.

Lately, though, Todd feels like his life is headed down a troubled path. Although he is concerned that he has disappointed his parents with some of his recent decisions, Todd feels the need to make his own choices an live life his way.

The McCrays and the Robinsons are in need of a Christmas angel this year, but when you live in Crossing Trails, anything is possible.

This was a book I really wanted to like - the story sounds cute and promising after all, but I just couldn't get into the book.  The story started with a very long and detailed account of Lester's dog breeding skills and habits.  I understand this was a way to introduce the reader to Noelle, but to me it was boring and unnecessary.  It made the book sluggish at the beginning - and I almost didn't want to finish it.  I kept going only out of intrigue.

The book didn't really pick up much in pace or in depth of story as the book went on.  I felt like all the characters were very surface characters, and there was not much to the story other than fluff and stuff. 

The story also skips around between characters quite a bit.  It was almost like reading a book with three separate story lines that all could have been their own books.  One minute we'd be reading a section about Mary Ann and her husband, and then we'd skip to a chapter about Todd and his wife.  It skipped from main character to main character like that with every chapter.  It made it very hard to know the characters, and none of the characters were well developed, because there was a distinct lack of focus. 

I did like the passion Mary Ann had for keeping the Santa Clause tradition alive in her town, even when she was thrown to the wolves and asked to play Mrs. Clause because she felt the gentleman who played Santa was too old (and he really was.)  However, that little snippet of  a story line was not enough to save this book in my mind.  The book would have been much better had the author picked one story line and developed it and the characters into a more well rounded and better written book.

*Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book from the Blogging for Books program.*

Saturday, January 6, 2018

January {2018} TBR Pile

Happy January, readers!  Welcome to 2018!  

I have a lot of books I want to get through this month, so without further ado, here is my January TBR Pile:
(PS: Many of these books were picked because I just wanted something light and fluffy to read.  Don't judge!)

And now, because I am trying to keep my adult and YA blogs separate, you can check out the YA books I want to read over at my other blog - Maggie Reads YA.


Friday, December 8, 2017

Unearth - Tricia Barr

Book & Author Details:
by Tricia Barr
(The Bound Ones, #3)
Publication date: December 1st 2017
Genres: Paranormal, Young Adult

Our heroes erased themselves from the Four Corners’ histories and thought they were finally free…until Lily burst their bubble and told them they have to get involved with the cult one last time to stop them from unleashing a great evil buried thousands of years ago. But they fail, and the fifth Bound One is released, fulfilling his vengeful dreams formed over his long imprisonment. Phoenyx and her friends band together for one last fight, and one of them will pay the ultimate price.


Tricia Barr is a Professional Engineer and award-winning author. Her novel WYNDE earned a Gold Medal in the 2014 Independent Publisher Awards for Best Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror e-Book. She co-authored DK Publishing’s ULTIMATE STAR WARS (2015), which compiled all canon material moving forward prior to the release of “The Force Awakens.,” followed by the new STAR WARS: THE VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA (2017), which includes content from “Rogue One.” An expert on storytelling, Barr pens a regular series on the Hero’s Journey for the print publication Star Wars Insider magazine. She founded the respected website FANgirl Blog, and her writing can be found on a variety of websites, including Lucasfilm’s, and PopSugar, and Random House’s SUVUDU. She provided editorial services on Del Rey’s STAR WARS: THE ESSENTIAL READER’S COMPANION (2012).

Tricia Barr is an accomplished podcaster, co-hosting the popular Star Wars podcasts Fangirls Going Rogue and Hyperspace Theories. In her spare time, she competes as an amateur equestrian, earning top ten spots three times in national finals.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Abroad Book Two - Liz Jacobs

Book & Author Details:
Abroad Book Two
by Liz Jacobs
Publication date: January 2nd 2018
Genres: New Adult, Romance

The heartwarming and romantic conclusion to the duology celebrated by Teen Vogue as “a nuanced and sexy take on growing up and learning to accept who you are.”
Nick Melnikov has finally done it — he’s come out.
To himself. To his sister. And to Dex, who listens, hears him, and understands. To Dex, who kisses him and shows him all that they could be, if Nick could only find the courage. It’s one thing to let yourself be open thousands of miles away from your family, but exchange student Nick is uncomfortably aware that his time with Dex is running out. Who will he be when he goes home again?
Dex Cartwell is as happy with Nick as he’s ever been, but he can’t ignore the shadow of Nick’s inevitable departure from London, back to his life in Michigan. Is it worth it for Dex to expose his heart to another doomed relationship with a predetermined expiration date? What does Dex really want for the beginning of the next chapter in his life, post-graduation?
Dex wants to turn to his best friend in the struggle to find a way forward, but Izzy Jones has her own problems. She’s got one friend in love with her, and when she turns to another for help things get twice as complicated. Izzy never wanted complicated, but life just keeps getting in the way — and sweeping her off her feet.
Then Nick’s mom and sister come for a visit, and he is forced to decide between living his truth and protecting himself from fear and change. It’s going to take a lot of courage and a few leaps in the dark if Nick, Dex, and Izzy are to find a way to live and love on their own terms.


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Liz Jacobs came over with her family from Russia at the age of 11, as a Jewish refugee. All in all, her life has gotten steadily better since that moment. They settled in an ultra-liberal haven in the middle of New York State, which sort of helped her with the whole “grappling with her sexuality” business.

She has spent a lot of her time flitting from passion project to passion project, but writing remains her constant. She has flown planes, drawn, made jewelry, had an improbable internet encounter before it was cool, and successfully wooed the love of her life in a military-style campaign. She has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize for her essay on her family’s experience with immigration.

She currently lives with her wife in Massachusetts, splitting her time between her day job, writing, and watching a veritable boatload of British murder mysteries.

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Company Ink - Kat Colburn

Book & Author Details:
Company Ink
by Kat Colburn
Publication date: December 7th 2017
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

Dani Wallace reads to escape. She reads to escape from a job she hates and a life that no longer feels like her own. With her sharp wit, foul-mouth, and honest opinions, she doesn’t fit in at SOAR Technologies.
Dan Kelly reads to distract himself. The new smoking hot vice president at SOAR is tired of the paperwork and bored with the countless women he takes to bed. But mostly he reads to distract himself from his secret.
When they’re forced to work together, both of their lives will change. They’ll clash. Sparks will fly. And their lives will begin to feel like a romantic comedy.
He stands too close… she forgets how to type.
She challenges him… he imagines the things that smart mouth could do to him.
They become friends… and yet they both want him to bend her over a desk.
Their lives may feel like a romance novel but when company policies come into play and secrets are revealed, can their friendship survive? And more importantly, can there be a happy ending for the girl who no longer believes in them?


Kat Colburn has always made up stories, but she just recently started writing them down. She believes in the magic of a good book and the power of the right story to find you when you need it most.

When she’s not creating stories with strong kick-ass heroines she spends her time wrangling fuzzy rescue creatures to take their medicine, reading, and discovering new trails to hike.

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

The Fourth Element Trilogy: Boxed Set - Kat Ross

Book & Author Details:
The Fourth Element Trilogy: Boxed Set
by Kat Ross
Publication date: September 22nd 2017
Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult

Gladiator meets Romeo and Juliet in this “spellbinding fantasy” trilogy (Kirkus Reviews) set in ancient Persia!
They are the light against the darkness.
The steel against the necromancy of the Druj.
And they use demons to hunt demons….
Nazafareen lives for revenge. A girl of the isolated Four-Legs Clan, all she knows about the King’s elite Water Dogs is that they leash wicked creatures called daevas to protect the empire from the Undead. But when scouts arrive to recruit young people with the gift, she leaps at the chance to join their ranks. To hunt the monsters that killed her sister.
Scarred by grief, she’s willing to pay any price, even if it requires linking with a daeva named Darius. Human in body, he’s possessed of a terrifying power, one that Nazafareen controls. But the golden cuffs that join them have an unwanted side effect. Each experiences the other’s emotions, and human and daeva start to grow dangerously close.
As they pursue a deadly foe across the arid waste of the Great Salt Plain to the glittering capital of Persepolae, unearthing the secrets of Darius’s past along the way, Nazafareen is forced to question his slavery—and her own loyalty to the empire. But with an ancient evil stirring in the north, and a young conqueror sweeping in from the west, the fate of an entire civilization may be at stake…
So begins an epic story of adventure, romance and betrayal that leads to undiscovered magical realms and a final confrontation with a demon queen bent on destroying them all.

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Kat Ross worked as a journalist at the United Nations for ten years before happily falling back into what she likes best: making stuff up. She's the author of the dystopian thriller Some Fine Day, the Fourth Element fantasy trilogy (The Midnight Sea, Blood of the Prophet, Queen of Chaos), and a new gaslamp mystery series that opens with The  Daemoniac and continues with The Thirteenth Gate. She loves myths, monsters and doomsday scenarios. For more information about Kat's books, come visit her at

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Monday, December 4, 2017

The Upside of Falling Down - Rebekah Crane

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The Upside of Falling Down
by Rebekah Crane
Published by: Skyscape
Publication date: January 30th 2018
Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult

For Clementine Haas, finding herself is more than a nice idea. Ever since she woke up in an Irish hospital with complete amnesia, self-discovery has become her mission.
They tell her she’s the lone survivor of a plane crash. They tell her she’s lucky to be alive. But she doesn’t feel lucky. She feels…lost.
With the relentless Irish press bearing down on her, and a father she may not even recognize on his way from America to take her home, Clementine assumes a new identity and enlists a blue-eyed Irish stranger, Kieran O’Connell, to help her escape her forgotten life…and start a new one.
Hiding out in the sleepy town of Waterville, Ireland, Clementine discovers there’s an upside to a life that’s fallen apart. But as her lies grow, so does her affection for Kieran, and the truth about her identity becomes harder and harder to reveal, forcing Clementine to decide: Can she leave her past behind for a new love she’ll never forget?


Rebekah Crane is the author of three young-adult novels—Playing Nice, Aspen, and The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland. She found a passion for young-adult literature while studying secondary English education at Ohio University. After having two kids and living and teaching in six different cities, Rebekah finally settled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains to write novels and work on screenplays. She now spends her day carpooling kids or tucked behind a laptop at 7,500 feet, where the altitude only enhances the writing experience.

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Sunday, December 3, 2017

A Sheikh For Christmas - Leslie North

Book & Author Details:
A Sheikh for Christmas
by Leslie North
(All I Want for Christmas is…, #1)
Publication date: December 7th 2017
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

It may be cold outside, but the snow begins to melt when an unlikely couple comes together during the Holidays…
Christmas is right around the corner, but after creating a society scandal, New York heiress Melody Hascall-Ebons has nowhere to turn. Cut off by her family for running away with an actor—who turned out to be using her for publicity—Mel is penniless, homeless, and disgraced. There’s only one place to go, and that’s back to the fiancé she ditched. But instead of her ex, she finds his friend Daveed Rafik. The handsome military translator disarms Mel with his easy smile and surprising sympathy. But as she struggles to get her life on track, the last thing Mel needs is to fall into the strong arms of her ex-fiancé’s best friend.
Counter-terrorism expert Sheikh Daveed Rafik has spent his career dealing with delicate and dangerous situations, but none of them compares to Melody Hascall-Ebons. He’s supposed to be helping his friend Murphy find his missing sister, not consoling the spoiled rich girl who dumped their buddy Heath. But the more he learns about Melody, the more he likes. With her unexpected intelligence and distinctive beauty, Melody calls to him in powerful ways. But when the woman he is arranged to marry shows up, Daveed’s highly organized life suddenly gets very complicated.
The streets of New York are steeped in holiday cheer, but can Daveed and Melody thaw the ice around their hearts enough to make room for love?


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Leslie North is the pen name for a critically-acclaimed author of women's contemporary romance and fiction. The anonymity gives her the perfect opportunity to paint with her full artistic palette, especially in the romance and erotic fantasy genres.

The truth of the matter is she loves her fictional persona, Leslie North, more than her normal, day-to-day persona! Her bestselling books focus on strong characters and particularly women who aren't afraid to challenge an alpha male. Inspired after years of travel, her stories are set all over the world, from the tough streets of Russia to the beautiful beaches of the middle east.

Leslie fell in love with romance when she first picked up a scrappy, dog-eared romance book from her local library. She began writing soon after and the rest, as they say, was history. She now lives in a cozy cottage on the British coast and enjoys taking long walks with her two Dalmatians, George and Fergie.

She LOVES reader feedback, and if you have any comments, don't hesitate to contact her via e-mail:

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Saturday, December 2, 2017

Touching Humanity - Erin Hayes

Book & Author Details:
Touching Humanity
by Erin Hayes
(The Rogue’s Galaxy, #2)
Publication date: December 2nd 2017
Genres: Adult, Cyberpunk, Science Fiction

My name is Clementine Jones. I’m more machine than human, with a sketchy past and an even dimmer future.

I’m the new captain of the Pícara II. I brought down the spaceport of one of the largest companies in the galaxy. I’m secretly infected with a ticking time-bomb of a virus. I’m in love with an android who’d rather erase the memory of our kiss than deal with the aftermath.

I’m scared shitless of what to do next. And I’m definitely not hero material.

But the ruling corporations of the galaxy have just made their last markdown on the price of human life.

That is, if I have anything to say about it. And I aim to bring them down.


Sci-fi junkie, video game nerd, and wannabe manga artist Erin Hayes writes a lot of things. Sometimes she writes books.

She works as an advertising copywriter by day, and she's an award-winning New York Times Bestselling Author by night. She has lived in New Zealand, Hawaii, Texas, Alabama, and now San Francisco with her husband, cat, and a growing collection of geek paraphernalia.

You can reach her at and she’ll be happy to chat. Especially if you want to debate Star Wars. You can also sign up to her newsletter and get her free starter library.

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Friday, December 1, 2017

I Burned Down his House - Jessica Frances

Book & Author Details:
I Burned Down His House
by Jessica Frances
(Love at First Crime #3)
Publication date: November 28th 2017
Genres: Adult, Romance, Suspense

She burned his house down, so he lit a fire between them that she could never extinguish.
So, I burned his house down.
It was an accident.
I mean, technically, the dog did it.
Well, the dog helped me to do it.
Did I mention it was an accident?
When circumstances mean I suddenly have a new housemate,
A man who is my ultimate fantasy,
And my entire world is turned upside down by new friends,
And a dog who likes to get me into trouble,
I have to wonder how my life got so crazy.
Add in my neighbor, who is under investigation;
Some unfinished business from the past, which just won’t go away;
Interfering family, who don’t know when to stop;
And mixed signals, making me wonder if fantasies really can come true,
And you have my new, hectic, crazy life.
But, when things take a dangerous turn,
And lives are on the line,
Will we all make it through in one piece?
Or is everything destined to crumble down around us?
Who would have thought that burning down a house would change everything so much?
Then again, as some people say: there is nothing quite like love at first … crime.


Jessica lives in Adelaide, South Australia. When she is not writing, you can find her reading, napping or watching excessive amounts of TV. Connect with her on Facebook and Goodreads.

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The Devil Inside - Jane Hinchery


The Devil Inside
by Jane Hinchey
(Hell’s Gate, #2)
Publication date: January 2018
Genres: Adult, Paranormal, Romance

God is missing…
And Heaven is dying.
And if that weren’t bad enough, I’m in a showdown with my brothers. I don’t care if they’re family—they pissed off the wrong sister. Those Arch Angels are going to pay the price for getting my lover, Levi Forrester dragged into another dimension by a vicious soul stealer.
Retrieving Levi won’t be easy, but I’m Hellbent on taking back what’s mine. After all, when you play with fire, you’re going to get burned.
Now, with God disappearing, lost souls multiplying, and a new threat on the loose, it’s up to me to make things right.
I’m Lucy, the CEO of Hell, and come Hell or high water, I will get my way

Aussie Author Jane Hinchey writes sexy, snarky, badass, paranormal romances and urban fantasy novels.

Living in the City of Churches (aka Adelaide, South Australia) with her man, two cats, and turtle, she spends her days writing fantastical stories full of dark sexy vampires, hot shifters, sexy aliens, jaw dropping demons, sinful angels, and magical witches – and while they can be snarky and swear a lot, they mean well and you’ll grow to love them. Honestly.

When she’s not in her writing cave she’s usually playing the Sims, Civilizations or something similar, binge watching Netflix or upping the ante in the crazy cat lady stakes. She loves to hear from her readers, so swing on by her website at and say hi.

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Cover Reveal: Grayghost - Tamara Grantham


by Tamara Grantham
(Fairy World MD., #7)
Published by: Crimson Tree Publishing
Publication date: February 26th 2018
Genres: Adult, Fantasy, Romance

The final installment in the epic Fairy World MD series by Tamara Grantham.
It’s been four years since Olive Kennedy sealed the portals between Earth and Faythander. Four years that she’s been living on Earth, working as a consultant to the Houston PD. It helps keep her mind off other things—like being separated from her husband and her dragon king stepfather.
Her ex, Brent Sanchez, works with her on the police force and helps her solve crimes. His friendship is a comfort—but also a reminder of what she’s missing. Everything changes when Olive discovers a broken mirror at a murder scene. It contains magic, and although it shouldn’t exist, it could be used as a portal to Faythander. Dark forces are at work, and the one person she wants by her side to help her is literally a world away. Olive will stop at nothing to solve the murder and return to the only place she calls home.
New from award-winning author Tamara Grantham, Grayghost is the thrilling conclusion to the best-selling fantasy series Fairy World MD.

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Tamara Grantham is the award-winning author of more than half a dozen books and novellas, including the Olive Kennedy: Fairy World MD series and the Shine novellas. Dreamthief, the first book of her Fairy World MD series, won first place for fantasy in INDIEFAB’S Book of the Year Awards, a RONE award for best New Adult Romance of 2016, and is a #1 bestseller on Amazon in both the Mythology and Fairy Tales categories with over 100 reviews.

Tamara holds a Bachelor’s degree in English. She has been a featured speaker at the Rose State Writing Conference and has been a panelist at Comic Con Wizard World speaking on the topic of female leads. For her first published project, she collaborated with New York-Times bestselling author, William Bernhardt, in writing the Shine series.

Born and raised in Texas, Tamara now lives with her husband and five children in Wichita, Kansas. She rarely has any free time, but when the stars align and she gets a moment to relax, she enjoys reading fantasy novels, taking nature walks, which fuel her inspiration for creating fantastical worlds, and watching every Star Wars or Star Trek movie ever made. You can find her online at