utorak, 31. svibnja 2016.

Recenzija: Ljubav je sve što nam treba (Green Mountain #1) by Marie Force

Gradska cura poslom dolazi u idiličnu provinciju zametenu snijegom… I tamo nabasa na muškarca svojih snova.

Obiteljsku trgovinicu u Vermontu, u vlasništvu Abbottovih, mještani vole kao podsjetnik na jednostavnija vremena. Vlasnikova djeca su je naumila takvom i sačuvati – ali njihov otac ima drukčije planove… I zapošljava Njujorčanku Cameron Murphy kako bi izvukla posao iz pretpotopnog doba u kojemu je zapeo. Može li ljubav spojiti njihove u svemu suprotne živote?

Kad Cameron krene u Vermont da bi izradila web stranicu za novog klijenta, zamišlja opušten izlet u bezbrižnu planinsku provinciju. No, pošto uništi auto udarivši u gradskog losa, upoznaje najzgodnijeg junaka kojega je ikada vidjela. Nažalost, njezin spasitelj, Will Abbott, je i sin njezina klijenta – i ne želi imati posla ni s novom web stranicom ni s gradskom curom koja stoji iza nje…
 



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Book Blitz and Giveaway: Hold You Against Me by Skye Warren @skye_warren



Hold You Against Me 
Skye Warren
(Stripped #4)
Publication date: May 31st 2016
Genres: Adult, Romance

From New York Times bestselling author Skye Warren comes a sexy new novel in the Stripped series…
Once upon a time the daughter of a mafia king fell in love with a foot soldier.
This fairy tale didn’t have a happy ending.
My sister and I barely managed to escape alive, and we’ve lived in relative hiding ever since. I’m safe now, but I can never forget the boy who gave his life to save mine.
Except there are whispers that he’s still alive. And he’s fighting a war.

nedjelja, 29. svibnja 2016.

Glasnici Smrti ~ No 22.

U zgradu sam uletjela kao uraganom nošena, pretrčala do lifta, a onda sva zadihana stigla do svog odjeljka. Imala je Tia pravo. Imala sam više sreće nego pameti. Vještice nije bilo ni kada sam stigla.
-Aleluja curo. Koji je tebi vrag? –prosiktala je Tia.
-Oprosti, oprosti, oprosti. Stvarno ti sve objasnim pod ručkom. Je l' me itko cinkao?- upitala sam pomalo u panici.

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Je suis à toi by Pepper Winters @PepperWinters



Je suis à toi 
Pepper Winters
(Monsters in the Dark #3.5)
Publication date: May 29th 2016
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance

“Life taught me an eternal love will demand the worst sacrifices. A transcendent love will split your soul, cleaving you into pieces. A love this strong doesn’t grant you sweetness—it grants you pain. And in that pain is the greatest pleasure of all.”
Q made me the happiest esclave in the world. He gave me his heart, his empire, his ruthless unforgiving love. And life finally left us in peace.

četvrtak, 26. svibnja 2016.

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Maybe Never by Ella Miles @AuthorEllaMiles



Maybe Never
Ella Miles
(Maybe #2)
Publication date: May 26th 2016
Genres: New Adult, Romance, Suspense

Will one mistake destroy her life? Will one secret? One lie?
Kinsley Felton thought she had found a solution to her problems. She thought she had convinced her family that she is strong enough to run the company, if not on her own, then with help. She thought she had won when she decided not to marry Killian and instead just date him. But everything she thought was wrong.

ponedjeljak, 23. svibnja 2016.

Cover Reveal and Giveaway: #Swag by Cambria Hebert @cambriahebert



#Swag
Cambria Hebert
(GearShark, #3)
Publication date: June 10th 2016 
Genres: Contemporary Sports Romance

These drivers got #swag…
Racing is in her DNA.
Right alongside money and power.
When you’re the daughter of one of the most powerful men in the country,
you have to work harder for success.
Joey Gamble’s a girl on a male-dominated track.
With a daddy who can buy whatever she wants.
But she doesn’t want anything… except to EARN her reputation.

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Sleeping Tom E.V. Fairfall @EV_Fairfall



Sleeping Tom
E.V. Fairfall
(Sleeping Tom #1)
Publication date: February 14th 2015
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult

Hitchhiking is a bad idea but Caden is desperate.
When she accepts a ride from the first car to come by she meets Gabriel. He’s her age, hot, and the closest thing she has to a savior. Problem is, he is a total jerk. With nowhere to go, Caden convinces Gabriel to let her stay with him for one night. He reluctantly lends a couch.
That night Caden wakes up to strange noises. Concerned, she rushes into Gabriel’s room, already anticipating his bad temper. Instead, he’s kind, sweet, and suspiciously harmless—nothing like the man who gave her a ride. He seems like a different person altogether, and claims he is. By night he is Tom, and by day he is Gabriel. Caden finds herself drawn to the mysteries hidden in his eyes.

nedjelja, 22. svibnja 2016.

Glasnici Smrti ~ No 21.

Oko mene se nalazila livada prepuna poljskog cvijeća. Prelijevale su se crvene, žute i bijele boje. Oko mene letjeli su prekrasni šareni leptirići. Osjećaj je bio tako spokojan oko moga srca da sam poželjela da zauvijek ostanem ovdje. Kao neki osobni raj ili tako nešto. Čula sam svoje ime kako ga netko doziva, no bilo je to prigušeni zvuk, kao neko tiho zvonce što čujem u daljini. Nije mi se dalo odazvati na taj zvuk. Ovdje mi je bilo lijepo. No odjednom moje prekrasno cvijeće počelo je venuti, leptirići su odletjeli, a oko mene je postojalo sve tamnije i tamnije dok na kraju nije postalo crno.

petak, 20. svibnja 2016.

Book Blitz and Giveaway: The Lunam Ceremony by Nicole Loufas @NicoleLoufas



The Lunam Ceremony 
Nicole Loufas
Publication date: May 20th 2016
Genres: New Adult, Urban Fantasy

Born from a curse that allows her kind to shift from human to wolf, Kalysia won the genetic lottery. She is the offspring of an original, born to lead and bound by her duty to produce an heir to continue their bloodline she must leave the only life she has ever known to take part in The Lunam Ceremony. This ancient ritual will solidify her place in the pack and determine who she will love for the rest of her life. There’s just one problem – Kalysia doesn’t believe in love.

četvrtak, 19. svibnja 2016.

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Summer Heat: Love on Fire Boxed Set



Summer Heat: Love on Fire Boxed Set

Publication date: May 24th 2016
Genres: Adult, Romance

16 All New Contemporary Romances from NY Times, USA Today, and International Bestselling Authors.
Guaranteed to make your blood run hot. Passion, steamy nights, excitement, and suspense. Something to suit every reader’s taste. Grab a cool drink (you’ll need it!), find a hammock, and curl up for an unforgettable escape.

srijeda, 18. svibnja 2016.

Book Blitz and Giveaway: The Dream Protocol: Descent Adara Flynn Quick @AdaraQuick



The Dream Protocol: Descent
Adara Flynn Quick
Publication date: May 18th 2016
Genres: Dystopia, Young Adult

WHATEVER YOU DO, DON’T GET OLD. In fiery young Deirdre Callaghan’s home of Skellig City, no one has dreamt their own dream in over a thousand years. Dreams are produced by the Dream Makers and sold by the Ministry, the tyrannical rulers of the city. In Skellig City, years of life are awarded equally and the ruined are cast away beneath the city on their 35th birthday.

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Wednesday Clare James (Love in Days, #1) @ClareJamesBooks



Wednesday
Clare James
(Love in Days, #1)
Publication date: September 27th 2014
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance

Her. Him. Alone. Beach house. Every Wednesday. Clothing optional.
Twenty-one-year-old Aria Prince has just moved back to her hometown to start over after a painful divorce. She’s always prided herself on being an early bloomer, but had no idea she’d be married, divorced, and the mother of a toddler by twenty-one. Surely menopause was just a few months away, especially considering the hot flashes and night sweats. Or was that just exhaustion?

utorak, 17. svibnja 2016.

Book Blitz and Giveaway: The Company Olivia Gaines, Tiana Laveen, Xyla Turner



The Company
Olivia Gaines, Tiana Laveen, Xyla Turner
Publication date: May 17th 2016
Genres: Adult, Romance

Truth is stranger than fiction at The Company. Things get especially exciting when the unknown comes wrapped in the gossamer thread of magic and mayhem. On the other side of this shimmery coin lies Love, the protective cloak that gives all we do meaning and validation. Thus, the world of the supernatural is a prelude and backdrop to romance that unfolds in all its glorious colors.

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Because I Love You by Tori Rigby @trigbywrites



Because I Love You
Tori Rigby
Published by: Blaze Publishing
Publication date: May 17th 2016
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult

Eight weeks after sixteen-year-old Andie Hamilton gives her virginity to her best friend, “the stick” says she’s pregnant.
Her friends treat her like she’s carrying the plague, her classmates torture and ridicule her, and the boy she thought loved her doesn’t even care. Afraid to experience the next seven months alone, she turns to her ex-boyfriend, Neil Donaghue, a dark-haired, blue-eyed player. With him, she finds comfort and the support she desperately needs to make the hardest decision of her life: whether or not to keep the baby.

ponedjeljak, 16. svibnja 2016.

Review: Luna Tree: The Baby Project by Maya Berger @maya___berger

Maya is kicking up her heels, living the fabulous and mostly carefree life of a twenty-something young woman. However, in the back of her mind continuous longing for a good marriage and family lingers. How do you find the right man, the one who sticks through thick and thin? Will he provide you with the things you find essential in a relationship? Maya kissed a few frogs before finding her Prince Charming, but what followed was of higher importance. She started feeling chronic pain in her lower back, the pain that wouldn't let her neither sit nor stand. Thus Maya began her relentless quest for diagnosis and healing, which she ends after discovering Energy healing. She travels the globe to receive and raise her own stored Energy, the one that changes everything. Her ultimate desires come true.


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Book Blitz and Giveaway: Gagged by Aubrey Parker @AubreyParker11



Gagged 
Aubrey Parker
Publication date: May 17th 2016
Genres: New Adult, Romance, Suspense

“I won’t do anything you don’t want me to do,” Caspian tells me. “I’ll just force you to do as you wish.”
I’ve always been a good girl. Partly by choice, partly because of my mother’s shame and my father’s belt.
Caspian White is strong. Handsome. Powerful. Frightening. The world knows his name, envies his wealth, suspects his kinks, and fears his wrath.
I’ve kept myself pure, and that’s drawn Caspian to me like a predator to prey.
I don’t want to do what he wants me to. I just want to conclude my business with Caspian and go.

nedjelja, 15. svibnja 2016.

Glasnici Smrti ~ No 20.

Što? Upitala sam ispustivši zrak iz pluća.
Prvo što sam zaključila bilo je da više nismo u mom stanu. Cijel prostorija u kojoj smo se nalazili bila je u bijelome. Ispred mene je šetalo mnogo Glasnika, neki su sjedili na klupicama, drugi su bili u društvu, pričali, neki su se čak i smijali. Kada su me primijetili stali su sa svim radnjama.
Ryan, gdje sam to, što se događa?! Zahtijevala sam odgovor.

petak, 13. svibnja 2016.

Book Blitz and Giveaway: The Cilantro In Apple Pieby Kimberley Nadine Knights @Knightsley



The Cilantro In Apple Pie 
Kimberley Nadine Knights
Published by: Ravenswood Publishing
Publication date: May 5th 2016
Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult

Fragnut. Confused? Well so is everyone else at Lumiere Hall Prep when sixteen-year-old Rubie Keane rolls in from Trinidad and Tobago talking her weird lingo. Not that she minds the culture confusion; she’s determined to leave the past behind her and be overlooked—but a certain stoic blue blood is equally as determined to foil her plans.

ponedjeljak, 9. svibnja 2016.

Book Blitz and Giveaway: The Neverland Wars Audrey Greathouse @missaudreyjoy



The Neverland Wars 
Audrey Greathouse
Published by: Clean Teen Publishing
Publication date: May 9th 2016
Genres: Fairy Tales, Retelling, Young Adult

Magic can do a lot—give you flight, show you mermaids, help you taste the stars, and… solve the budget crisis? That’s what the grown-ups will do with it if they ever make it to Neverland to steal its magic and bring their children home.
However, Gwen doesn’t know this. She’s just a sixteen-year-old girl with a place on the debate team and a powerful crush on Jay, the soon-to-be homecoming king. She doesn’t know her little sister could actually run away with Peter Pan, or that she might have to chase after her to bring her home safe. Gwen will find out though—and when she does, she’ll discover she’s in the middle of a looming war between Neverland and reality.

nedjelja, 8. svibnja 2016.

Glasnici Smrti ~ No 19.

Osjećala sam ogromni pritisak. Taj osjećaj nikad neću zaboraviti. Disala sam ravnomjerno i vrlo duboko. Sjedila sam na fotelji koja je u zadnje vrijeme postala vrlo popularna. On je često sjedio na njoj, a sada sam i ja stekla tu naviku. Sjedila sam u mraku (navukla sam sve zastore, a počela se spuštati i noć). Željela sam da svaki put kada otvorim oči vidim samo crnu boju, kao da ni nisam otvorila oči. Niz obraze su mi tekle tihe suze. Slijevale su se u potocima, no ipak su bile tihe, bez ijednog jecaja.

petak, 6. svibnja 2016.

Recenzija ~ Samo Budi Tu S.J. Abbo

Kada Tara Martin na pragu svog osamnaestog rođendana upozna svoju; ko zna koju po redu hraniteljsku porodicu; odjednom, budućnost više ne izgleda tako tmurno. Divna porodica i fantastični prijatelji su sve što joj je nedostajalo proteklih godina. Kada je dolazila, nije očekivala da će ovde, napokon, posle dugo vremena ponovo pronaći dom i sreću. 

Nije očekivala ni njega...

Pored upoznavanja sa novom porodicom, privikavanja na novu sredinu i ljude, rešavanja tuđih ljubavnih problema, škole, posla, nasilnika i ruske mafije ko još ima vremena razmišljati o određenoj „horizontalnoj zabavi" pitate se??? 
Čekajte dok upoznate Alekseia Volkova i sve će vam biti jasno.

srijeda, 4. svibnja 2016.

Book Blitz and Giveaway: In Irina’s Cards by Christine Hart @chris_a_hart



In Irina’s Cards 

Christine Hart
(The Variant Conspiracy Trilogy, #1)
Publication date: May 4th 2016 
Genres: New Adult, Romance, Science Fiction

Irina Proffer leaves mundane small-town life behind when she experiences visions inspired by a strange deck of tarot cards. To get answers, she travels from her northern British Columbia home to the province’s coastal capital. She quickly discovers a world of fringe genetic science and supernatural mystery.

utorak, 3. svibnja 2016.

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Be Witched: A Paranormal Romance Boxed Set of Witches and Magic



Be Witched: A Paranormal Romance Boxed Set of Witches and Magic
Publication date: May 3rd 2016
Genres: Adult, Paranormal Romance

Limited Edition Paranormal Boxed Set
22 NY Times, USA Today, and International Bestselling Authors.
22 of today’s most romantic, bewitching titles.
Yours for only $0.99.
Prepare to Be Witched with 22 tales of magical and mysterious Paranormal Romance. All one million words of this witchy romance boxed set will leave you spellbound, but this collection won’t last long. This limited edition omnibus is available for a limited time and packed with today’s NY Times, USA Today, and International Bestselling authors, bringing you nothing but the best of the best in the witch romance genre. With over 100 hours of reading, you’re paying a penny per sixty minutes of enjoyment. Grab this collection today before it’s gone for good!

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Scandalous Billionaires Eve Gaddy, Katherine Garbera, Kathleen O’Brien, Mimi Wells, Nancy Robards Thompson



Scandalous Billionaires 
Eve Gaddy, Katherine Garbera, Kathleen O’Brien, Mimi Wells, Nancy Robards Thompson
Publication date: May 3rd 2016
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

Escape to Italy’s fabled Amalfi Coast with five USA Today Bestselling and award-winning authors for a limited time at a special price – only $0.99!

ponedjeljak, 2. svibnja 2016.

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Elemental Secrets Elle Middaugh @ElleMiddaugh



Elemental Secrets 
Elle Middaugh
(The Essential Elements, #1)
Publication date: February 27th 2016
Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult

Valerie Moore was a beautiful, headstrong girl with below-average social skills and above-average anxiety (including a flair for over-analyzing).
With her mother long deceased, and her father recently deployed, she ends up being sent to live with her eccentric aunt in a tiny town nestled in the mountains of Pennsylvania. But, being a Navy brat had made her into a bit of a loner, and making friends certainly wasn’t her strongest suit. As if the life of a typical teen wasn’t hard enough.

Book Blitz and Giveaway: The Devil’s Own Chloe by Alix Nichols @aalix_nichols



The Devil’s Own Chloe

Alix Nichols
Publication date: May 1st 2016
Genres: Adult, Comedy, Romance

Young Parisian architect Chloe Germain hires childhood friend Hugo Bonnet as a builder. Lethally toxic to loved ones, Chloe keeps them at arm’s length in order to protect them.
Or so she thinks.
Capable, strong and patient, Hugo prides himself on being able to fix anything. Trouble is, he’s never tried repairing a chasm in someone’s soul before.
Will his love save Chloe or will fixing her leave him broken?
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The Bistro La Bohème books are romantic comedies with an edge, a good deal of spice, and heroes you won’t want to forget. In addition, each book can be read as a standalone. Hey, who says you can’t have it all? Gentle reader, don’t listen to naysayers! You absolutely can, because you’re worth it.
Only 99¢ until May 9th!
Book Trailer:
Q&A with Alix:
Tell me about your latest book.
Like the rest of the books in the Bistro La Bohème series, “The Devil’s Own Chloe” is a contemporary romance set in Paris. Albeit not as “light” as some of my other stories, it will still keep you turning the pages and make you laugh out loud every now and then.

The heroine, Chloe, is an up-and-coming French architect who’s great at her job, but not so good with people. An adoptee who’s seen too much loss in her childhood, Chloe is convinced she’s toxic to everyone who loves her, and so she must push them away to keep them from harm.
Are any of the characters based on specific people?
The characters in this book aren’t based on any one person but rather some of the people I know, and some of the issues they’ve had to grapple with.

What inspires you to write?
Quite a few things, actually. My first novel, What If It’s Love?, was inspired by a friend’s story and Marina Tsvetaeva’s love poems. Under My Skin was inspired by Sting’s 1991 ballad Mad About You. The hero of Falling for Emma—recently blinded rock star Cyril—was influenced by Al Pacino’s Lt. Col. Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman.

The name of the bistro where all the BLB books except Winter’s Gift are set is a tribute to French chansonnier Charles Aznavour’s signature song La Bohème.
Oh, and let’s not forget the incomparable, forever-young-in-my-eyes Colin Firth a.k.a. the best and truest Mr Darcy, and my official muse.
Paris plays an important part in this book, and the entire series. Do you see it as one of your recurrent characters?
In many ways, yes. I adore this city, and I hope my books convey some of its magic. A few years ago, when I visited San Francisco for the first time, I had an impression I was returning to a familiar place thanks to Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City. My ambition is that when my readers set foot in Paris for the first time, they feel the same warm glow of recognition I experienced when I walked the streets of San Francisco, looking for 28 Barbary Lane.

What do you love about writing? How about a down side?
The best part of writing a book is when your characters begin to prompt their lines, and when things you didn’t even realize you knew jump into your story straight from some secret corner of your brain.

One of the down sides is when you wake up in the morning, reread a scene you were quite pleased with last night, and you realize it’s crap.
Hemingway once said, “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” Every writer knows what he meant.


Author Bio:
Alix Nichols is an unapologetic caffeine addict and a longtime fan of Mr. Darcy, especially in his Colin Firth incarnation. She is a Kindle Scout and Dante Rossetti Award winning author of critically acclaimed romantic comedies.
At the age of six, she released her first rom com. It featured highly creative spelling on a dozen pages stitched together and bound in velvet paper.
Decades later, she still loves the romance genre. Her spelling has improved (somewhat), and her books have made Amazon bestseller lists, climbing as high as #1. She lives in France with her family and their almost-human dog.
**For exclusive content, giveaways and special offers, including a bonus book, subscribe to the monthly newsletter on her author website: www.alixnichols.com.**


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nedjelja, 1. svibnja 2016.

Glasnici Smrti ~ No 18.

            Pekle su me oči, a bila sam i umorna. Nisam baš bila sigurna u čemu je fora. Spavala sam cijelu noć bez da sam se ijednom probudila, nisam imala nikakve posebne brige na pameti. Nedjelju sam provela sretno. A sada sam bila nekako umorna i pomalo beživotna. Imala sam osjećaj kao da će se dogoditi nešto što nije dobro. Ne loše, ali ne i dobro. Da, čudno je to bilo, zar ne? Kako nešto može biti ne dobro, ali ne i loše? Tu nije bilo logike, ali taj osjećaj je bio baš takav, sam po sebi užasno čudan. Nisam bila čak ni sigurna od kud mi taj predosjećaj jer sam samo ponekad u potpunosti uspjela prepoznati one prave osjećaje, ali sada me moji osjećaji nisu varali. Čak nisam imala pojma od kud mi sve to. Od sve te sigurnosti u to postala sam zbunjena. Što se, pobogu, događa?!

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Waking Amy by Julieann Dove @JulieannDove



Waking Amy 
Julieann Dove
(Amy, #1)
Publication date: February 23rd 2016
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

Amy Whitfield is blindsided when she comes home and finds a note on the fridge from her husband, Wesley, stating that after four years of marriage, he’s leaving her. Amy was in the midst of trying to spice things up, to bring life back to their boring marriage. It seems now that she was too late.
As Amy sits with her head between her knees, trying to figure out what to do next, a call comes from Mercer General Hospital. The ER nurse is telling Amy’s answering machine that Wesley has been in a car accident.

Book Blitz and Giveaway: Of Brine & Blood by B. Longino Smith @blonginosmith



Of Brine & Blood 
B. Longino Smith
(Brine Series, #1)
Publication date: May 1st 2016 
Genres: Adventure, Romance, Young Adult

In 1700 century England, a women’s purpose is only served in a home. But Kitrina Harvey has no home and the only place she feels will keep the memory of her father alive, is at sea. However, when she inexplicably finds herself on the ship of the infamous female pirate captain, Charlotte de Berry, she may have counted her good fortune too soon.
While Kit may have found a family among the motley crew of outlaws, and perhaps even a special interest in a particular pirate named Gage, is she ready to be a pirate herself?