Cover Reveal: Loving Kalvin (The Kennedy Boys #4)

Today is the cover and blurb reveal for Loving Kalvin by Siobhan Davis! This cover reveal is organized by Lola's Blog Tours.

Loving KalvinLoving Kalvin (The Kennedy Boys #4)
By Siobhan Davis
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Age category: upper Young Adult/ New Adult
Release Date: July 2017

A second-chance romance from USA Today bestseller Siobhan Davis. Standalone with HEA and no cliffhanger.

I knew it would end in disaster, but I didn’t listen to reason. I didn’t care. Because I loved him so much.

Kalvin Kennedy ruled my heart.

Until he destroyed it.

Shattered it so completely that I became someone else. Someone I loathed. Someone who repeatedly lied to her loved ones.

So, I ran.

From him. From myself. Desperate to hide my new reality.

But I could only run so far.

When he reappears in my life, I’m terrified. Unbelievably scared of facing the consequences of my actions.

Never mind that I still love him and want him so badly—there’s too much at stake now.

How can I trust him with the biggest secret of all when he’s likely to rip my world apart again?

Lana was always far too good for me. Everyone knew it but her.

I tried to stay away, but I was weak.

And I hurt her.

Crushed her until she barely resembled herself. Forced her to follow a path she would never have willingly chosen.

And then she was gone.

And my world has never felt as empty, as lonely.

She begged me to stay away. Not to find her. To forget she ever existed.

But that’s like asking me to slice my heart in two and toss half aside.

I’ve never believed in fate, but when I rock up to the University of Florida, I’m ready to eat my words.

Because she’s here. Like I hoped she would be. And I’m determined to prove I deserve a second chance.

You can find Loving Kalvin on Goodreads.

You can pre-order Loving Kalvin exclusively on Amazon
It will be available to read with Kindle Unlimited once released.

Previous books in this series
Finding KylerLosing KylerKeeping Kyler

The first three books have to be read in order. The books after that can be read as a standalone and have a HEA and no cliffhanger. The Kennedy Boys series is free to read in Kindle Unlimited and book one Finding Kyler is currently available for only 0.99$ on Amazon

SiobhanAbout the Author:
USA Today bestselling author Siobhan Davis writes emotionally intense young adult and new adult fiction with swoon-worthy romance, complex characters, and tons of unexpected plot twists and turns that will have you flipping the pages beyond bedtime! She is the author of the international bestselling True Calling, Saven, and Kennedy Boys series.

Siobhan’s family will tell you she’s a little bit obsessive when it comes to reading and writing, and they aren’t wrong. She can rarely be found without her trusty Kindle, a paperback book, or her laptop somewhere close at hand.

Prior to becoming a full-time writer, Siobhan forged a successful corporate career in human resource management.

She resides in the Garden County of Ireland with her husband and two sons.

You can find and contact Siobhan here:
- Website
- Blog
- Facebook
- Twitter
- Google +
- Instagram
- Goodreads
- Amazon
- Kennedy Boys Newsletter

#SummerFling Facebook Hop

Get ready for a hot Summer with the #SUMMERFLING Facebook Hop Giveaway. The Giveaway will take place between 15th to 25th May and will feature the following Authors, Blogs, Groups and Pages;



Book Lovers United


Brenna Aubrey


Kahlen Aymes


Alphas Do It Better Book Blog


Megan Mitcham


Aden Lowe


Readers Isle


Maria MacDonald


Sharon Kay


I am a Book Addict and Proud of It


Claudia Connor


Saffron A Kent


The Romance Rebels


Prescott Lane


Natasha Knight


Wordy Wonderland/ For The Love of All Things Books


Anna Bishop Barker


Holly J Gill


Amo & Sarah’s Book Corner


Sienna Grant


Heather Lyn


Heather Van Fleet


J. Nathan


Bare Naked Words


Rhonda James


Isabel Love


Lucky 13 Book Reviews


Layla Hagen


Amber Addison


Cristin Harber


Jessica Huizenga


KL Kreig




  • All entrants must be 18 years or older to participate in the #SUMMERFLING Giveaway

  • Winners will be chosen by each host randomly

  • MammieBabbie and Book Lovers United are not responsible for prizes lost or damaged in shipping or for prizes from other hosts.

  • Each host is responsible for their own giveaway prize and should be contacted accordingly if any issues arise.

  • Winners will be tagged in respective giveaway post or/ and contacted by respective hosts.

  • All prizes are set in writing and cannot/will not be altered in any way. If you do not want the prize you are selected to win, you have the option to refuse said prize. It is up to the discretion of the host whether a substitute will be given in place, but is not guaranteed.

  • No purchase necessary.

  • No cash alternative for any prizes.

For my giveaway, I am gifting Kindle or Nook ebook copies of FOUR Books. The other are as follows:

Reckless Hearts by ME :)

Under Her Skin by Adriana Anders

Beautiful Crazy by Kasey Lane

A Promise of Fire by Amanda Bouchet.

Cover Reveal: Meet Me Under the Stars by KD Proctor

Long, long ago, when I was an editor through Book Fish Books, I remember reading this book and falling so head over heels with it that it wasn't even funny! The swoon, the sexy, the humor and more... This is definitely an NA that you won't want to miss. And this cover??? Holy perfection. I love it!

Author: KD Proctor
Genre: NA Romance
Release Date: July 18, 2017
Publisher: BookFish Books ( 
Cover Designer: Anita B. Carroll, Race-Point US ( 

Back Cover Blurb

When ratings for her popular DIY show start to circle the drain after the sudden death of her sister, Charlotte “Charlie” Conti has only one mission—to plan a comeback. But her sister had other plans. As part of the will, Charlie must work with *him*  to create a memorial scholarship in her sister’s memory. The same *him*  Charlie fell in love with three years ago while working at a summer camp.

The same *him* she dumped to protect his heart.

Sexy British player, Nate Walsh, has sixty days to find a new job or he’ll be deported back to England where he’s no longer welcome. He doesn’t have time to work on a memorial scholarship with *her*. The same *her*  who shattered his heart without explanation or warning.

The same *her*  he’s never gotten over.

Unable to agree on a benefactor for the scholarship, Nate and Charlie challenge each other to a winner-takes-all competition. They both know the only way to win is to turn up the heat and tease one another with the one thing they both want: each other. But as sparks fly, their true feelings resurface. Nate and Charlie must decide if their love is worth the effort or if they'll allow their disastrous past mistakes to destroy their chance at forever.



KD Proctor loved college so much that when it came time to graduate, she didn’t want to leave.  Trading in her textbooks for student handbooks and policy manuals, she began a career in College Student Personnel and she fulfilled her wish to stay on a college campus forever.  She always joked that one day she’d write a book about college students, never expecting that to come true!

KD lives in West Central, Minnesota with her husband and fur-kids.  She likes to write fun twists on the usual tropes that we all love. Her characters are smart, funny, and always swoony.  And yes. They always get their happily ever after. 

Before being accepted for publication, MEET ME UNDER THE STARS (formerly titled IF YOU'RE EVER IN TOWN) was the 2016 YARWA winner for the New Adult category. 

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Blitz: Losing Kyler by Siobhan Davis

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This is my stop during the book blitz for Losing Kyler by Siobhan Davis. This book blitz is organized by Lola's Blog Tours. The blitz runs from 3 till 7 April. You can see the tour schedule here.

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Losing KylerLosing Kyler (The Kennedy Boys #2)
by Siobhan Davis
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Age category: Upper Young Adult
Release Date: 27 March, 2017

Condemned to repeat the sins of the past…

Faye thought losing her parents was the most devastating thing to happen to her, but she was wrong. Her uncle’s scandalous revelation has sent her into a tailspin, leaving her questioning her entire existence.

Everything she believed is built on a lie.

And the one person she shares a passionate, soul-deep connection with can’t be there for her.

Faye and Ky can’t be together. It’s forbidden. Though they are determined to avoid replicating their parents’ mistakes, caving to their feelings is as tempting as the apple in the Garden of Eden.

Ky had sworn off girls until Faye bulldozed her way into his life. Now, she’s his whole world, and their forced separation is crushing him. Once his manipulative ex resurfaces—hellbent on ruining the Kennedys—he’ll do whatever it takes to protect his loved ones including turning his back on the one person he can’t live without.

Then tragedy strikes and all bets are off.

But is it too late?

When Faye needs him and he isn’t there for her, guilt and hurt threaten to obliterate their love. As they start to rebuild their fractured hearts, another sordid family secret is uncovered, and Faye worries Ky may be lost to her forever.

But can you truly lose someone if they don’t want to be found?


You can find Losing Kyler on Goodreads
You can buy Losing Kyler for only $0.99 on Amazon


Early praise for Losing Kyler

“Loved the drama … and the romance pulls you in all sorts of directions. Next book please!” Literary Dust

“Jam packed full of twists, turns, and revelations. I can’t wait for book three!” Danielle. Goodreads Reviewer

“Wow, wow, wow - best book yet!!! I have no idea how I’m supposed to wait for book 3!” Sinead. Goodreads Reviewer

“Non-stop action, drama, and a revelation you will not see coming. I hung onto every word of this book, devouring it…” Stuck Between Pages

“Amazing. Read this in one sitting. I had such a blast with this book.” Meghann. Goodreads Reviewer

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Start this series with Finding Kyler!
Finding Kyler
Two fractured hearts and a forbidden love they can’t deny.

Finding Kyler is the first book in the Kennedy Boys series! You can add Finding Kyler to your to-read list on Goodreads
Buy your copy of Finding Kyler on Amazon for only $0.99!

Pre-order Keeping Kyler!
Keeping Kyler

Keeping Kyler is the third book in the Kennedy Boys series.
You can find Keeping Kyler on Goodreads
You can pre-order Keeping Kyler on Amazon

SiobhanAbout the Author:
Siobhan Davis writes emotionally intense young adult and new adult fiction with swoon-worthy romance, complex characters, and tons of unexpected plot twists and turns that will have you flipping the pages beyond bedtime! She is the author of the Amazon International Bestselling True Calling, Saven, and Kennedy Boys series.

Siobhan’s family will tell you she’s a little bit obsessive when it comes to reading and writing, and they aren’t wrong. She can rarely be found without her trusty Kindle, a paperback book, or her laptop somewhere close at hand.

Prior to becoming a full-time writer, Siobhan forged a successful corporate career in human resource management.

She resides in the Garden County of Ireland with her husband and two sons.

You can find and contact Siobhan here:
- Website
- Blog
- Facebook
- Twitter
- Google +
- Instagram
- Goodreads
- Amazon
- Kennedy Boys Newsletter

There is a tour wide giveaway for the book blitz of Losing Kyler. These are the prizes you can win:
- One signed paperback of Finding Kyler
- one $10 Amazon Gift Card

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Release Day: The Hard Truth About Sunshine



The Hard Truth About Sunshine AMAZON

New York Times bestselling author Sawyer Bennett has written her most gripping and poignant tale yet. Provocatively heart-breaking, audaciously irreverent and romantically fulfilling, The Hard Truth About Sunshine exposes just how very thin the line is between a full life and an empty existence. Despite having narrowly escaped death's clutches, Christopher Barlow is grateful for nothing. His capacity to love has been crushed. He hates everyone and everything, completely unable to see past the gray stain of misery that coats his perception of the world. It's only after he involuntarily joins a band of depressed misfits who are struggling to overcome their own problems, does Christopher start to re-evaluate his lot in life. What could they possibly learn from one another? How could they possibly help each other to heal? And the question that Christopher asks himself over and over again... can he learn to love again? He's about to find out as he embarks upon a cross country trip with a beautiful woman who is going blind, a boy with terminal cancer, and an abuse victim who can't decide whether she wants to live or die. Four people with nothing in common but their destination. They will encounter adventure, thrills, loss and love. And within their travels they will learn the greatest lesson of all. The hard truth about sunshine... Warning: This book deals with some tough issues including suicide and sexual abuse.

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          LaurenBlakelyQuote THTAS Teaser #7     AuthorPhotoSince the release of her debut contemporary romance novel, Off Sides, in January 2013, Sawyer Bennett has released more than 30 books and has been featured on both the USA Today and New York Times bestseller lists on multiple occasions. A reformed trial lawyer from North Carolina, Sawyer uses real life experience to create relatable, sexy stories that appeal to a wide array of readers. From new adult to erotic contemporary romance, Sawyer writes something for just about everyone. Sawyer likes her Bloody Marys strong, her martinis dirty, and her heroes a combination of the two. When not bringing fictional romance to life, Sawyer is a chauffeur, stylist, chef, maid, and personal assistant to a very active toddler, as well as full-time servant to two adorably naughty dogs. She believes in the good of others, and that a bad day can be cured with a great work-out, cake, or a combination of the two. WEBSITE | FACEBOOK | TWITTER | BOOKBUB | AMAZON AUTHOR PAGE | INSTAGRAM

New Release Tuesday!

There are sooooo many great books out today that I can't keep up on social media. So instead, I thought I'd blog about them. It's also easier to see each one on one page rather than go hunting for them. 

So without further ado, here you go!


Beautiful Mess by Kasey Lane:


Stealing Mr. Right by Tamara Morgan


America's Next Reality Star by Laura Heffernan


Long Road Home by Marie Meyer


Each Our Own Devil by Joel Bain



So, my wallet is screaming at me officially, but... WHO CARES? They're books. And books are life, obviously. Enjoy!


Cover Reveal: Token (Daring the Kane Brothers)


Book Title: Token (Daring The Kane Brothers)

Author: Kelly Gendron  @kelgendron

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Release Date: March 21, 2017

Hosted by: Book Enthusiast Promotions  @bookenthupromo


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Retired boxer, TOKEN KANE is comfortable on a motorcycle but little does this Irish rogue know that the next Harley he picks up will give him the ride of his life.

One week out of the year, HARLEY REDBOURNE puts away her good-girl and completely let’s go. It’s around the same time that her dark past resurfaces.

But this year is different, when it’s time to put her past away, the darkness wants to stay.



Kelly Gendron is the author of the TroubleMaker series, Breaking the Declan Brothers and a few other romantic suspense novels. When she's not writing steamy, blush producing romances, she's out meeting new people while representing a group of reputable nursing facilities. You can find Kelly in a quiet suburb, somewhere between Buffalo and Niagara Falls. If you Google her, she’ll pop up there too. And, please do find her, Kelly loves to hear from her readers, and meeting new people.









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Single Malt by Layla Reyne (First Look!!)




SINGLE MALT (Agents Irish & Whiskey)

by Layla Reyne

The heart’s a resilient beast…

 Widower Aidan Talley refuses to love again. Enter handsome younger cyberagent, Jameson Walker. As they investigate cybercrimes and his late husband’s murder, Aidan falls hard for Jamie, putting their jobs, lives and hearts on the line. SINGLE MALT is perfect for fans of Mr. & Mr. Smith by HelenKay Dimon and the Cut & Run series by Abigail Roux and Madeleine Urban.

Advanced praise for Single Malt:

A sexy, action-packed read that had me wanting the next book! --HelenKay Dimon, author of Mr. & Mr. Smith

With sharp writing, compelling characters, and an engaging plot, Single Malt is the M/M romantic suspense series I've been waiting for. - Santino Hassell, award-winning author of the FIVE BOROUGHS series

 Follow the First Look Celebration on January 26th! One grand prize winners will receive a $25 digital gift card for Amazon (Open US & Internationally).


Title: Single Malt

Author: Layla Reyne

Series: Agents Irish & Whiskey

Genre: M/M Romantic Suspense

Release Date: February 27, 2017

Publisher: Carina Press


Eight months after the car crash that changed everything, FBI agent Aidan Talley is back at work. New department, new case and a new partner. Smart, athletic and handsome, Jameson Walker is twelve years his junior. Even if Aidan was ready to move on—and he's not—Jamie is off-limits.

Jamie's lusted after Aidan for three years, and the chance to work with San Francisco's top agent directly is too good to pass up. Aidan is prickly—to put it mildly—but a growing cyber threat soon proves Jamie's skills invaluable.  

Jamie's talents paint a target on his back, and Aidan is determined to protect him. But with hack after hack threatening a high-security bio-containment facility, time is running out to thwart a deadly terrorist attack. They'll have to filter out distractions, on the case and in their partnership, to identify the real enemy, solve the case and save thousands of lives, including their own.

Find out more at: Carina Press | Amazon | Google Play | Kobo | iTunes| B&N| Goodreads

Excerpt from SINGLE MALT

There was a scraping sound and when next Walker spoke, he was closer, his hot breath coasting across Aidan’s neck. “Why don’t you show me some of these dance moves?”

Aidan whipped his head around, bringing them nose-to-nose. “Don’t be ridiculous.”

“I’m serious.” Walker grinned, the temptation and levity in his bright blue eyes chasing away the sorrow of the day, of the past eight months. “Impress me,” he said, using Aidan’s own words against him.

“Whiskey,” he warned, low and tight, fighting his instincts.

“Come on, it’s just us here.”

Glancing over his shoulder, Aidan confirmed the other couple was gone, Roy was nowhere to be seen, and the only two waiters left sat folding napkins in the private room.

Walker, standing between their stools, inched closer and laid his hand over Aidan’s again. “Dance with me, Talley.”

Hooked, the offered comfort reeled Aidan in. Tugging his hand, Walker pulled him off the stool and into his arms. As they swayed gently to the music, it wasn’t dancing with Isabella Aidan remembered but dancing with Gabe after their wedding. Held in Walker’s arms, knowing what he did now about his partner’s orientation, Aidan allowed himself to notice the physical similarities between Walker and his husband. Both accomplished athletes, they were bigger and stronger than him, larger in height and mass. He liked being surrounded in a bigger man’s warmth. He also liked dominating that when he had a mind to. And Walker was one hell of a specimen.

Relaxing into the embrace, Aidan coasted the hand not in Walker’s up his cut biceps, over his broad shoulder, and around to his back where rock-hard delts stood out beneath the rough chambray. Closing the inches between them, he pressed his chest to Walker’s and bit back a moan at finding the front of him as warm and firm as the back.

Walker dipped his chin, his stubbled jaw nuzzling Aidan’s temple. “Something tells me this isn’t how you danced with Isabella.”

“No, it’s not.” He breathed deep, fighting not to melt into his partner’s embrace. Everything about the moment enticed him to bury his face in Walker’s neck and let go—that deep molasses voice, the tempting cologne, a warm embrace after months of cold loneliness.

Coming May 1, 2017 - CASK STRENGTH (Agents Irish & Whiskey):

Professionally, the FBI team of Aidan "Irish" Talley and Jameson "Whiskey" Walker is as good as it gets, closing cases faster than any team at the Bureau. Personally, it’s a different story. Aidan’s feelings for Jamie scare the hell out of him: he won’t risk losing another love no matter how heart-tripping the intimacy between them. And loss is a grim reality with the terrorist Renaud still on their trail, leaving a pile of bodies in his wake.

Going undercover on a new case gets them out of town and off the killer's radar. They're assigned to investigate an identity theft ring involving a college basketball team in Jamie's home state, where Jamie's past makes him perfect for the role of coach. But returning to the court brings more than old memories.

As secrets and shocking betrayals abound, none may be more dangerous than the one Jamie’s been keeping: a secret about the death of Aidan’s husband that could blow his partner's world apart and destroy forever the fragile bonds of trust and love building between them.

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About Layla Reyne:

2016 RWA® Golden Heart® Finalist, Layla Reyne, was raised in North Carolina but now calls San Francisco home. She enjoys weaving her bi-coastal experiences into her stories, along with adrenaline fueled suspense and heart pounding romance. When she’s not writing stories to excite her readers, she downloads too many books, watches too much television, and cooks too much food with her scientist husband, much to the delight of their smushed-face, leftover-loving dogs. You can find her online at                                                                         

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Release Day Blitz: Hooked on Trouble by Kelly Siskind

I am SO excited to be hosting my dear friend, Kelly Siskind today as she celebrates the release of the last book in her Over the Top series. Hooked on Trouble is an AH-Mazing book that will suck you in like no other. If you haven't read any of the books in this series, then you are seriously missing out. 


Reality bites.  Hard.

The last time Raven did “real” was sixteen months ago, when she spent one unforgettable night with the tattooed, impossible sexy Nico, and then he disappeared the next day.  Since then, she’s kept her guard up and her feelings to herself.  She doesn’t have time for relationship drama when she’s busy searching for her long lost sister.

Nico hasn’t stopped thinking about Raven—her sultry curves, inked skin, or the fact that he ditched her after their night together.  Now that they’re living in the same city, he knows this is his chance to make things right.  What better way to prove to Raven he’s for real than helping her find her sister?  But when the lines between right and wrong start to blur, putting his job on the line, Nico has to decide if the risk is worth the ultimate reward.


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A small-town girl at heart, Kelly Siskind moved from the city to open a cheese shop with her husband in Northern Ontario, Canada.  When she’s not neck deep in cheese or out hiking, you can find her, notepad in hand, scribbling down one of the many plot bunnies bouncing around in her head. 

She laughs at her own jokes and has been known to eat her feelings—Gummy Bears heal all.  She’s also an incurable romantic, devouring romance novels into the wee hours of the morning.


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Spotlight: Faithful by Michelle Hauck

The next volume in the Birth of Saints series is available now!


Following Grudging--and with a mix of Terry Goodkind and Bernard Cornwall--religion, witchcraft, and chivalry war in Faithful, the exciting next chapter in Michelle Hauck's Birth of Saints series!

A world of Fear and death…and those trying to save it.

Colina Hermosa has burned to the ground. The Northern invaders continue their assault on the ciudades-estados. Terror has taken hold, and those that should be allies betray each other in hopes of their own survival. As the realities of this devastating and unprovoked war settles in, what can they do to fight back?

On a mission of hope, an unlikely group sets out to find a teacher for Claire, and a new weapon to use against the Northerners and their swelling army.

What they find instead is an old woman.

But she’s not a random crone—she’s Claire’s grandmother. She’s also a Woman of the Song, and her music is both strong and horrible. And while Claire has already seen the power of her own Song, she is scared of her inability to control it, having seen how her magic has brought evil to the world, killing without reason or remorse. To preserve a life of honor and light, Ramiro and Claire will need to convince the old woman to teach them a way so that the power of the Song can be used for good. Otherwise, they’ll just be destroyers themselves, no better than the Northerners and their false god, Dal. With the annihilation their enemy has planned, though, they may not have a choice.

A tale of fear and tragedy, hope and redemption, Faithful is the harrowing second entry in the Birth of Saints trilogy.

Faithful- November 15, 2016

Harper Voyager

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A world of chivalry and witchcraft…and the invaders who would destroy everything.

The North has invaded, bringing a cruel religion and no mercy. The ciudades-estados who have stood in their way have been razed to nothing, and now the horde is before the gates of Colina Hermosa…demanding blood.

On a mission of desperation, a small group escapes the besieged city in search of the one thing that might stem the tide of Northerners: the witches of the southern swamps.

The Women of the Song.

But when tragedy strikes their negotiations, all that is left is a single untried knight and a witch who has never given voice to her power. And time is running out.

A lyrical tale of honor and magic, Grudging is the opening salvo in the Book of Saints trilogy.


November 17, 2015

Harper Voyager


Find it: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iBooks | Goodreads

 Michelle Hauck lives in the bustling metropolis of northern Indiana with her hubby and two kids in college. Besides working with special needs children by day, she writes all sorts of fantasy, giving her imagination free range. A book worm, she passes up the darker vices in favor of chocolate and looks for any excuse to reward herself. Bio finished? Time for a sweet snack.

She is a co-host of the yearly contests Query Kombat, Nightmare on Query Street, and Sun versus Snow.

Her Birth of Saints trilogy, starting with Grudging and Faithful (November 15, 2016), is available from Harper Voyager. Another epic fantasy, Kindar's Cure, is published by Divertir Publishing. She's repped by Marisa Corvisiero of Corvisiero Literary.



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Release Day Blitz: Overexposed by Megan Erickson







Love runs wild on the Appalachian Trail…

Levi Grainger needs a break. As a reality show star, he’s had enough of the spotlight and being edited into a walking stereotype. When he returns home after the last season of Trip League, he expects to spend time with his family, only to learn his sister is coming back from her deployment in a flag-draped casket. Devastated, Levi decides the best way to grieve will be to go off grid and hike the Appalachian Trail—a trip he’d planned to do with his sister.

His solitary existence on the trail is interrupted when he meets Thad, a quiet man with a hard body and intense eyes. Their connection is stronger than anything Levi has ever experienced. But when Levi discovers the truth about what Thad is hiking to escape, their future together looks uncertain, and uncertainty is the last thing Levi needs…


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For a moment, we locked eyes, and the air between us crackled with the promise of what could come next if we let it. I didn’t breathe—didn’t move—because this rubber band tugging at us could snap any minute, and I had no idea which way it would go. Thad’s jaw clenched, then his hand shot out and gripped the side of my head. I sucked in a breath as

he pulled me toward him. The heat of his palm seared my scalp as he closed the distance until our mouths were inches away. The tent was filled with panted breaths, pounding hearts, and every cell in my body was screaming want want want.

I licked my lips, the very tip of my tongue brushing his, and that was the last encouragement he needed, because then Thad slammed his mouth onto mine. His body crashed along with it, so my back slammed onto the ground and Thad landed on top.

But I didn’t care about any of that, because Thad was devouring me. His mouth moved against mine, opening me up, demanding to be let in, and I obliged. Thad swept his tongue inside, kissing me like he couldn’t get enough, would never get enough, like kissing me was better than breathing.

Kissing Thad was better than breathing.

I held on as best as I could, clutching his broad shoulders, the muscles shifting beneath his skin. With his knees, he spread my legs and slotted himself between them, grinding his hard cock against mine.

It was a frenzy of tongues and lips and saliva and good, hard, need-you-now kind of sex. Thad broke the kiss to suck hard on the skin along my jaw, and I arched beneath him as he hit the spot below my ear that always got me going.

My cock was achingly hard, my balls already drawn up tight, but I needed something more. Thad’s hands fumbled between us until my boxers were shoved down. A fist wrapped around both of our cocks and began stroking them together.

My brain short-circuited, my lungs screamed for air as I gasped at the firm grip. Thad wasn’t fucking around. This was down and dirty and about getting off on each other.

My hips churned with each stroke of Thad’s hand; his hip bones dug into my inner thighs as each stroke shoved my legs further apart. I had no time to imagine what we looked like, what we sounded like, because Thad bit down on my shoulder, hard, and I came like a fucking rocket. I couldn’t even cry out, as I pulsed soundlessly in his hand. His hips froze on one more powerful thrust, sending my head smashing into the side of the tent, and then he let out one small groan against my skin.

I squeezed my eyes shut, relinquishing my grip on Thad’s shoulders, belatedly noticing my nails had etched crescent-shaped marks in his flesh.

He rose off of me slowly, his eyes skittering away, not meeting mine. He grabbed my pack of wipes, and cleaned himself, then me, wordlessly. I bit my lip, unsure what to say. What did one say when they were dry-humped in the middle of the night by a man who spoke in sentence fragments?

Nothing apparently. Because Thad rose, pulled on a pair of pants and a shirt, and with one last look at me, left the tent.

Without a word.

Cover Reveal: Infinity by Jus Accardo

I am SUPER excited to share the cover for book one in Jus Accardo's new series coming from Entangled. Not only is this cover amazing, but the book itself sounds sooooo fantastic.  

Ready for it?






TA DA!! 


Jump dimensions. Save the world. Don’t fall in love.

Nobody said being the daughter of an army general was easy. But when her dad sends a teenage subordinate to babysit her while he’s away? That's taking it a step too far.

Cade, as beautiful as he is deadly, watches Kori with more than just interest. He looks at her like he knows her very soul. And when he saves her from a seemingly random attack, well, that’s when things get weird.

Turns out, Kori's dad isn’t just an army general—he’s the head of a secret government project that has invented a way to travel between parallel dimensions. Dimensions where there are infinite Koris, infinite Cades…and apparently, on every other Earth, they’re madly in love.

Falling for a soldier is the last thing on Kori’s mind. Especially when she finds herself in a deadly crossfire, and someone from another Earth is hell-bent on revenge…

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About Jus:

Jus is the bestselling author of the popular Denazen series from Entangled publishing, as well as the Darker Agency series, and the New Adult series, The Eternal Balance. A native New Yorker, she lives in the middle of nowhere with her husband, three dogs, and sometimes guard bear, Oswald.

I'm a 2016 PitchWars mentor!

So, this is really and truly happening. Little old me is an actual Pitchwars mentor. The girl who entered two years straight (with no success at getting picked by a mentor) has done a complete one-eighty and jumped to the other side, and I am just so happy to be here. 

With that being said, I'll officially be m1entoring New Adult and Adult.

About me: 

I'm Heather! (obviously) A stay-at-home mom of three feisty little girls that are basically proteges of their father. I am also married to said father (aka my high school sweetheart) and this year we'll be celebrating 14 years of marital bliss. I live in northwestern Illinois right alongside the Mighty Mississippi River, in the same neighborhood I grew up in as a kid.

I love to read romance, (My favorite romance book of all times is Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire) I love romance movies, (Dirty Dancing and The Notebook will always be my faves) and last, but certainly not least, I love to WRITE romance novels. (YA, NA, but most of all, adult) 

Some fun, useless facts about me are as follows:

1. I have a Netflix addiction that rivals my addiction to coffee (and soda pop) and am currently binging on season six of Pretty Little Liars, thanks to my 12 year old daughter.

2. I love to sing in the shower, the car, and pretty much any place that's publicly acceptable. When there is karaoke, there is Heather.

3. I love to watch rugby (my hubby played for five years on an intramural team. Plus, men in rugby shorts are delicious. I mean...look at those thighs.)

God bless Buzzfeed for providing me with this picture. 

God bless Buzzfeed for providing me with this picture. 

4. I'm a Chipotle Queen. In other words, I eat there at least 2 times a week.  

5. I have a huge addiction to Salt and Vinegar chips paired with Mountain Dew.

6. I love to snuggle with my ginormous Goldendoodle. (as seen below.) Walking him on the other hand? Yeah, that's just not possible.

Okay, fine. So, when I say snuggle with my dog, I mean, get mauled by him more or less.

Okay, fine. So, when I say snuggle with my dog, I mean, get mauled by him more or less.

8. NOW, the most important thing you'll need to remember about me? I'm a certifiable Walking Dead lover. Like, seriously. If there was ever such a thing as TWD Rehab, I would likely need it.

It's a disease really. A sickness I never want to be healed from. For real. I am an Abraham fanatic through and through, and Daryl, with his unmanageable, greasy hair, makes my heart race like no other.

Writing Credentials:

- I wrote my first book seven years ago, and haven't been able to stop putting my fingers to the keyboard since.

- I've been published by several small houses, but decided a couple of years back that I needed the guidance of an agent after three bad experiences in the publishing world. 

- Needless to say I went hunting for my literary soulmate and (after lots of ups and downs in the query trenches) I signed with the amazing Stacey Donaghy of Donaghy Literary in August, 2015. (Best. Agent. Ever.)

- Stacey guided me through the world of submissions and after many revisions and words, I signed a contract with Sourcebooks Casablanca to publish a three book series that is basically Three Alpha Men and a Baby. Book one releases February 7th, 2017. (Squee!)

My experience:

- I worked as a content editor for a year under BookFish Books and fell head over heels with my job. It was rewarding and I met some of the most amazing people and authors during my time there. Sadly, I did not have enough hours in the day to commit to it and my writing, so I had to step away. 

- I was a Ficfest mentor this year. It's a writing contest kind of like PitchWars in the sense that I worked with a mentee to help her shape up her book for an agent round. It was an amazing experience and I gained an even more amazing friend because of it.

What to expect if I pick you as my mentee:

- As an editor, I was all about the CONTENT of a book. As your MENTOR, I'd be the same way. I work on the big picture as far as a manuscript goes and have an affinity with fixing plot holes, working on helping you with character development, telling versus showing, pacing, and all the stuff that goes along with content. I will be your friend, laugh with you, swoon with you, giggle with you, and be there for you long after a contest. BUT I will also be the person who pushes you the hardest at the same time. 

- If I think your book needs a major overhaul, I'm going to need a mentee who is NOT afraid to do just that. If you're not willing to possibly kill your darlings, change your love interest, or remove a point of view even, then you might not want me as your mentor. I'm not saying I will do that, (I'm not INTENTIONALLY cruel, ladies and gents) but if I think your book needs it, I will suggest it happens.

- I will also give you a lovely gushing editorial note with all my big thoughts and plans, then I will go through two rounds of edits with you in the end. It will be hard. Like I said, I WILL push you, but at the same time, I will make sure that your entry is in top notch condition.

What I want to see in ADULT and NEW ADULT submissions:

This is the part I am most excited about. (And what I'm sure you're most interested in knowing too.)

Have a look at my GIFS for clues. 

Do you get me yet? :)

The bottom line is? I HAVE to have romance and kissing in the books I read. And, unfortunately, I can't read without it. Therefore any subs I received MUST have romance of some sort in them. 

Now, I'm sure some of you say: "Oh, but Heather, you are missing out on so much by only wanting books with romance." Yes. No doubt I am. You're right. BUT, the truth of the matter is, I WRITE romance, I READ romance, it's only appropriate that I MENTOR romance, don't you think?

With that being said, I'm totally not picky at all about sub genre. (YAY!) Just as long as there is kissing. And some sexy stuff would be fan-tabulous too. Sex isn't necessary in a book, BUT it will make me a happy camper. *wink wink*

 Some specifics that I'd love to see are below.

Contemporary Romance:  

- Give me ALL the tropes.

1. Best friend's older brother

2. Brother's best friend

3. Friends to lovers

4. Next door neighbor

5. Enemies to lovers

6. Childhood friends to adult lovers

7.  Single dads or moms.

- You name the trope, I am a sucker for it. 

GIVE ME YOUR MOTORCYCLE CLUB ROMANCES. Think Tillie Cole's It Ain't Me, Babe. I would absolutely DIE A MILLION DEATHS for an MC book. Please. Pretty PLEEEEEASE. 

- I also am a HUGE sucker for sports romances. Think Sawyer Bennett's Cold Fury series or Elle Kennedy's The Deal. Not just hockey, of course. Send me your FOOTBALL players, BASEBALL players, SOCCER players, RUGBY players, ULTIMATE FIGHTERS, etc. Grabby hands for all the NA or ADULT sports romance.

- I love alphas, especially the dirty talking kind. (FOR REAL. I NEED DIRTY TALKING, ALPHAS IN MY LIFE.) 

- If YOUR HERO IS broody, grumpy, but has a heart of gold for his woman, then that is the book for me.  


- I LOVE TATTOOED BAD BOYS. I LOVE NON-TATTOOED BAD BOYS. I love bearded bad boys. I love ALL the bad boys. (And the good boys too. I like them lots.) 

- I love a HEA most of the time, but if you have a WOMAN'S FICTION with VERY STRONG romantic elements in it, but the ending holds a Me Before You vibe or any sad Nicholas Spark's book vibe, then I'd read the HECK out of it.

- I love angst. I love heartbreak. I love to be torn to shreds. Call me a masochist, but if you make me feel like I want to crawl in a hole and weep for years after reading your story, then I will jump through hoops for it.

- I want your dark romances. The kind that make me question my sanity, but I can't stop reading them at the same time.

- Your forbidden romances? Gimme those too. Teacher/Student? Yes. Totally. Stepbrother romances? Sure, I'll give it a try too, just as long as it's different than what's out there right now. 

- I LOVE BDSM and erotica romance too, but the characters have to fall in luuuurve, bottom line. 

- Give me your diverse love stories. PLEEEEEEEEASE! M/M/ F/F, POC, it doesn't matter. I WANT IT ALL.

- Got a romantic suspense? I'll run miles and miles for those. 

- I Love heroines of all shapes and sizes. With loud attitudes or quiet sass. She can be flawed, unlikable even, BUT she must be redeemable.

♥ Fantasy with VERY strong romantic elements ♥

- I love fantasy. I Just finished ready A Promise of Fire by Amanda Bouchet and it's an adult romantic fantasy that's just soooooooo swoony. Give me swoony fantasy. 

- I do love world building, but I am also more of a fan of character driven stories. Basically, if you have a fantasy piece that holds contemporary elements, then I am yours.

♥ Paranormal Romance ♥

- Who says paranormal is dead? Not me. GIVE me your shifters, especially. Your alpha wolf, bear, tiger, etc.

- I MIGHT love a good witch or warlock story too, just as long as there are new twists added. 

♥SciFi with VERY strong romantic elements ♥

- Um, hello? Sexy alien boys anyone? I LOVE otherworldly stories like those. Think an Adult or NA-aged Daemon Black from Jennifer Armentrout's Obsidian. Yes, please, and thank you, I'll swipe those right up.

- You got a romance that takes place in space or on a spaceship or on another planet? Sure, I'll give it a try.

♥Apocalyptic/Post apocalyptic/Futuristic/Dystopian with VERY strong romantic elements ♥

Here's the thing about this genre... I truly believe there is a place out there for every book, as long as it's well written with a good voice and an equally as intriguing plot.

So, if you have an Adult or NA dystopian, post apocalyptic. or apocalyptic story that has romance in it, then by all means, send. It. To. Me! I adore these types of stories. Like, say, an adult or NA version of The Arcana Chronicles by Kresley Cole? YES. Please, hand that right over. Now. (#TeamJack)

NOTE: I have no excuse for adding this Jamie gif, other than the fact that I love him. 

NOTE: I have no excuse for adding this Jamie gif, other than the fact that I love him. 

Things I DON'T want to see in my submissions:

- In fantasy, if your main characters have names I can't pronounce or I have to have a dictionary for some of your wording then I probably won't feel a lot of love for that story. Sorry! Complicated, epic fantasy types are just not my thing. 

- NO VAMPIRES. There is absolutely nothing wrong with them, other than the fact that I read nothing but vampires for three years straight and I got majorly burned out.

- I'm not into regency romances. Even if there is romance and sexy-times, I can't seem to relate to them for some reason.  

- *NOTE* If you send me something that has no romance in it at all, then I likely won't even read it. Probably won't send feedback either.

I know, I'm terrible (don't hate me!) but I'm just not that mentor for you. So PLEASE don't send me something non-romance related because you think it will change my mind. I'd hate for you to miss out on an opportunity to be picked by a mentor that does want to read non-romance. Plus, the mentors don't get to swap behind the scenes this year.

So, there you have it, my wants for my dream mentee's book, all wrapped up into this one, pretty page.

If I didn't specifically mention your type of romance, don't worry. Like agents, us mentors look for voice in the end. Something we can connect to. Something that makes us want to weep with joy and hug and kiss (and from what I remember) even lick the pages of your manuscript. When it's all said and done, I will pick the manuscript I fall in love with and can feel myself helping the most. In fact, it may have nothing to do with the things I mentioned above.

If you want to chat more with me, or have questions, or just want to find out how NOT cool I am then follow me on Twitter.  @HLVanFleet 


Now. Go forth and check out the other mentor's pages.






Excerpt: A Fine Mess by Kelly Siskind

Title: A Fine Mess

Author: Kelly Siskind

Series: Over The Top, #2

On Sale: August 2, 2016

Publisher: Forever

Format: eBook

Price: $3.99 USD

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Some guys should come with a warning label…

Sawyer West is Mr. One-Night Stand. He doesn't do relationships or promises or feelings. He's never cared enough to get involved. Until Lily Roberts. She's sweet and shy and sexy as sin, and resisting her is testing his self-control. She believes Sawyer can be a better man, and for the first time in his life, he wants to be. But change isn't easy, and Sawyer would do anything to protect Lily from his past self. Even break his own heart…


 My Perfect Mistake, #1

A Fine Mess, #2



A small-town girl at heart, Kelly moved from the city to open a cheese shop with her husband in Northern Ontario. When she's not neck deep in cheese or out hiking, you can find her, notepad in hand, scribbling down one of the many plot bunnies bouncing around in her head.

She laughs at her own jokes and has been known to eat her feelings-Gummy Bears heal all. She's also an incurable romantic, devouring romance novels into the wee hours of the morning.













Sawyer steps close and waits for me to make eye contact. Slowly, I lift my gaze to his gold-flecked brown eyes, but I can’t find my voice. It’s like I don’t know how to talk to him anymore.

He grins. “Hi.”

From my angle it’s easy to see the scar running down his neck, the remnant of a fall he took through a coffee table while wrestling with his brother. I’ve always wanted to touch it, feel the puckered skin under my fingers. I drop my gaze, but it doesn’t help. The cuffs of his gray button-down are rolled to his elbows, roped muscle exposed below. Something else I’d like to touch.

I blink hard. “Hi,” I say to my feet.

“Look at me, Lil.” I rock on my heels, then do as asked. He raises an eyebrow. “How fucking weird is this?”

My giggle surprises me, and I loosen my grip on my wineglass. “Totally weird.”

Thank God for Sawyer’s candid nature.

He sips his drink, probably Scotch, and a sheen of liquid clings to his bottom lip.

Touch that arm. Kiss that scar. Taste those lips. None of these urges are new, but they’re heightened. Magnified. He watches me watching him, his gaze as probing as mine. What is he thinking?

Then the music changes.

A remix of Madonna’s “Holiday” plays, and Sawyer does Sawyer. He tips his head to the right, his shoulders following, then he pushes out his hip and rolls his torso through. The guy does body waves, alternating from side to side, like he’s in an eighties music video.

People stop. People look. People laugh.

I snort, an unattractive sound I make when my laughter takes over. Sawyer says it sounds like a hyena with sleep apnea. When I snort a second time, he dances harder, and I crack up. My belly aches as he gets into it, the entire room watching now.

I suck in a breath, place my empty glass on the table behind me, then clasp his shoulders. “What are you doing?”

He stops dancing. “Making things less weird.”

“Less? What about you channeling Paula Abdul is less weird?”

“Did you laugh?”

I grin.

Then he says, “I’m sorry.”

The music vibrates in my chest, or maybe it’s his proximity. “Sorry about what?”

“Last week, when you called, I was a dick. You caught me by surprise, and I didn’t handle it well. So, I’m sorry.”

His admission pumps through my core like helium, my body nearly weightless. The confession shouldn’t be surprising, not with how he speaks his mind, but it’s been a week of silence. I was losing hope things could return to the way they were, or progress past it. I step closer, so he can hear me over the noise. “Apology accepted, but do I get an explanation?”

He drags his gaze down my body. It’s a thorough perusal—intimate, penetrating—flames sparking along my skin. His eyes linger on me, but he doesn’t speak. He rolls the pinky ring on his left hand the way he does when he’s puzzling something out. An ache travels up my thighs, heat expanding below my ribs. The longer he stays quiet, the more my skin tingles.

Finally, he releases his ring and slides his hand over my lower back. He leans forward and whispers, “I’ve wanted to do very dirty things to you and with you since Aspen, but I care about you too much to act on it. Hence my dickishness and the weirdness.”


Spotlight: Tuned Into You by Cindy Dorminy

I am SO excited to be hosting Cindy Dorminy and her adorably, sweet YA, TUNED INTO YOU on my blog today. I read this one a long while back when I was still editing at BookFish Books and remember falling head over heels for Abe and Lydia. This is the perfect summer romance for fans of sweet YA and I highly rec it!

A summer party is the last place Lydia Flowers wants to be. Beer pong? Stupid, foot-wrecking shoes? Random hookups? No thanks. Lydia would rather be in her cleats practicing her bat handling skills.

Enter Abe Fischer, the Nashville Teen Idol superstar. He’s a lip-syncing party animal with a short fuse; or at least that’s what the tabloids say. Except, Abe turns out to be nothing like the guy Lydia’s read about online. He’s sweet, and the way he talks to his horse…sigh.

Then life throws Lydia and Abe a curveball. They are wrongfully arrested for destruction of property. Their choices? Either work on the Fischer Farm for the summer earning nothing more than blisters and a sunburn, or have the arrest go on their records, which would ruin Lydia’s shot at a softball scholarship. It’s a no-brainer. Lydia picks up a pitchfork, pulls out the SPF 40, and prepares for the worst two months of her life.

When the press gets wind of a big secret Abe’s family has been keeping, things become even more complicated. Now Lydia has another choice to make: stick around for Abe’s messed-up life in the spotlight, or go for the scholarship of her dreams.


About the Author

Cindy Dorminy grew up on a steady diet of popcorn (the kind you pop in a sauce pan), Tab (pre-Diet Coke), and movies for teenagers. She can’t let a day go by without quoting a line from one of her favorite films, so quirky dialogue is a must in her stories. When she’s not at her research coordinator day job, Cindy is writing funny love stories, walking her dog, or slinging iron the old-fashioned way. She shares her house with her musician husband, her awesome daughter, and a cool, four-footed child that would eat all the cheese ifshe could figure out how to open the refrigerator. Cindy is a member of Romance Writers of America and Music City Romance Writers. She resides in Nashville, TN where live music can be heard everywhere, even at the grocery store.

Cover Reveal: Ashby Holler by Jamie Zakian

Today, Jamie Zakian and Limitless Publishing are revealing the cover for ASHBY HOLLER, book one of the Ashby Holler series, which releases June 14, 2016!

ASHBY HOLLER by Jamie Zakian

Ashby Holler series Book #1

Genre: Criminal Suspense

Release Date: June 14, 2016

Publisher: Limitless Publishing

Cover Designer: Deranged Doctor Design



Sergeant at Arms for a deadly club of drug traffickers doesn’t sound like the ideal job for a nineteen-year-old girl…


But Sasha Ashby has never been typical, and she’s waited her entire life to sew a club patch on her leather jacket. Raised on violence and crime as part of Ashby Holler Trucking, while hiding her own dirty little secret, Sasha knows she can handle anything.

Now there’s a spot open at the table, and Sasha will do anything to secure it—including betray herself…

Her best friend and fellow prospect, Vinny, devises a stupidly brilliant plan—they fake a relationship. It’s a match the club president, who happens to be Sasha’s mother, has longed to see. It’s a good idea, in theory. Vinny knows she’s into girls, and what’s a little sex between friends? The ruse works well, elevating her in line for the coveted position, until Vinny’s older brother Dez gets out of jail and breezes into her seat.

There’s something about Dez that Sasha can’t shake…

She should hate him. It’s only natural after he snatched away her opportunity of a lifetime. But the instant Dez locks his fierce gaze on her, Sasha’s world turns upside down. In the midst of a war with a rival biker gang, Sasha must figure out what she needs most. Is it the gentle touch of her best friend Vinny, the savage hold of his dangerous brother, or the soft skin of the many women who crawl into the cab of her semi?

The timing couldn’t be worse, but the lies, deceit, and death that dwell in Ashby Holler wait for no woman.



Jamie Zakian lives in South Jersey with a rowdy bunch of dudes, also known as family. A YA/NA writer, her head is often in the clouds while her ears are covered in headphones. On the rare occasions when not writing, she enjoys blazing new trails on her 4wd quad or honing her archery skills. She’s a card carrying member of the Word Nerd Association, which means she’s probably stalking every Twitter writing competition and offering query critiques so keep an eye out.











Spotlight and Review: Without Borders by Amanda Heger


Without Borders
A Wanderlove Novel

By: Amanda Heger

Releasing April 19, 2016
Diversion Books


For Annie London, a month in a Central American rainforest means handing out mosquito nets, giving medical aid, and teaching children about the birds and the bees. With any luck, it will also land her application in the “accepted” pile at a top tier medical school. But as soon as she steps off the plane, Annie realizes her bug spray, feeble Spanish, and medical supplies won’t help her deal with her new feelings for Felipe—her best friend's older brother, who's much hotter than she remembers, and who also happens to be the doctor in charge of the trip.

Gawking “volun-tourists” may keep his family’s medical clinic afloat, but Dr. Felipe Gutierrez doesn’t have to like them. Or the way they make snap judgments about his practice and the people he cares for. But when his old crush, Annie, shows up to volunteer, her killer curves and kind smile fan the embers of a flame Felipe didn’t realize he’d been carrying. A flame that makes him question all his preconceived notions.

As ideas and cultures clash, Annie and Felipe must decide how far outside their comfort zones they are willing to go—both for their work and for one another.

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Amanda Heger is a writer, attorney, and bookworm. She lives in the Midwest with three unruly rescue dogs and a husband who encourages her delusions of grandeur.

Her debut romance, Without Borders, is forthcoming from Diversion Books. The story was inspired by the summer Amanda spent in rural Nicaragua, eating gallo pinto, speaking mangled Spanish, and showing high school students how to slide condoms onto over-sized plantains.

Her stories are represented by Jessica Watterson of the Dijkstra Literary Agency.

Author Links:  Website | Facebook | Twitter | GoodReads 





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                The girl strained and cried out, and it took everything Annie had to keep her upright. Felipe and the midwife swapped positions with every contraction, taking turns at easing the infant into the world. But with every push, Felipe’s face darkened and the midwife’s voice grew shriller as she half cried, half encouraged her daughter.

                Annie had no idea how long it had been since they’d arrived in this dim hut, but every second that passed with those arms and legs dangling outside the womb made her heart ache.

                In a rare moment between contractions, Felipe and the midwife began arguing. They pointed and stomped and shook their hands as the words flew between them.

                Angela sagged in Annie’s arms, pale and sweaty.

                “What’s going on?” Annie asked.

                For a moment, the arguing stopped and they both stared silently at Annie.

                The girl’s mother pointed and nodded at her, shrieking in Spanish, but Annie didn’t understand a word of it.

                Felipe held up a hand. “We are having some trouble delivering the baby’s head.”

                The midwife yelled and pointed again, and before Annie could ask what she was saying, the woman stood and nudged her out of the way with her rotund mid-section. She looped her arms through Angela’s and took the girl’s weight.

                Annie stumbled, her muscles too tired to change position. She squeaked to something that resembled standing, but her back refused to straighten. Felipe looked at her, eyes flashing with fear.

                “We need you to deliver the baby,” he said.

My Review:

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

When it comes to NA fiction, it's hard to break out of the stereotypical molds that most authors fall into. Amanda Heger, on the other hand, did exactly that...and did it phenomenally. 

This is the story of Felipe and Annie. They've been friends since they were young, and have continued to stay friends, thanks in part to the friendship Annie has had with Felipe younger sister. Still, the distance apart never curbed the crush Felipe secretly had on Annie growing up.  And now that Annie has traveled to Nicaragua to help with Felipe's traveling medical clinic, it's the perfect opportunity for him to finally make a move.

Well, if he knew Annie was interested.

Annie's got a lot on her plate. A bad break up, worrying about her sick father, and finding a way to earn a letter of recommendation, which should come from Felipe, her friends older brother.  Yet from the second they meet up at an airport bar, their first encounter is far from friendly. Can you say scorching? (and yeah, maybe a wee bit disasterous too.) Annie doesn't recognize Felipe. Annie also comes on to Felipe, thinking he'd be perfect as a rebound. But then the truth comes out and the strain between them grows. Thus starts the beginning of a trip across the jungles of Nicaragua that will change both of their lives.

Through more downs than up, Felipe and Annie discover each other, and maybe even themselves. It's a beautiful, hilarious, and mesmerizing journey that will leave you feeling as though you're sweaty and stinking and breathless, living right there with them through this trip. Between the sex ed classes (hello bananas and uterus models) to baby delivery, to children underfoot, to corn tamales, and late nights in hammocks, this story will capture you in a way no other new adult book can. At least that's how it was for me.

I highly, HIGHLY recommend you read this book. It's everything and more...and the kissing? Yeah...I loved all the kissing. ♥


Spotlight: The Fulfillment Series by Erin Rhew

Today, I'm joined by one half of the Rhewination: Erin Rhew. For those that don't know, Erin is a young adult fantasy author who is married to adult thriller author, Deek Rhew. Together, they are "the Rhews," and their street team is the Rhewination!

Deek and Erin-- Join the Rhewination! ;)

Last week, Deek went on blog tour to celebrate the release of his latest book, 122 Rules. And this week, Erin is on tour to promote her fantasy trilogy, The Fulfillment Series! PS. There's a giveaway--a $50 Amazon gift card!!



So, here's a little bit more about Erin, Deek, and The Fulfillment Series:



The Prophecy (Fulfillment Series Book 1)



Title: The Prophecy

Author: Erin Rhew

Publisher: BookFish Books

Cover Design: Anita at Race-Point

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Growing up on a small farm in the kingdom of Vanguard, seventeen-year-old Layla Givens lives a deceptively tranquil existence. But her carefully constructed life quickly falls apart when she's abducted by a religious zealot who proclaims her The Fulfillment of an ancient peace prophecy and whisks her away to marry her greatest enemy.

Wilhelm, Prince of the Ethereals, is reluctant to meet his new bride. He's grown up believing Vanguards are evil, an enemy to fight and fear...not love. Can he set aside his prejudices and work alongside Layla to bring lasting peace after centuries of war?

Nash, a loner who has never fit in, carries a huge secret, one big enough to destroy both kingdoms. When he accidently meets Layla, he's no longer content to live in the shadows, but he must resist his growing attraction--for her safety and for the longevity of the two kingdoms.

When Nash's secret is revealed, a firestorm sweeps through both realms, with Layla at the center. Now she must choose between duty and desire while the fate of two nations hangs in the balance.



The Outlanders (Fulfillment Series Book 2)


Title: The Outlanders

Author: Erin Rhew

Publisher: BookFish Books

Cover Design: Anita at Race-Point

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The Fulfillment (Fulfillment Series Book 3)



Title: The Fulfillment

Author: Erin Rhew

Publisher: BookFish Books

Cover Design: Anita at Race-Point

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About Erin Rhew


Erin Rhew is an editor, a running coach, and the author of The Fulfillment Series. Since she picked up Morris the Moose Goes to School at age four, she has been infatuated with the written word. She went on to work as a grammar and writing tutor in college and is still teased by her family and friends for being a member of the "Grammar Police."

A Southern girl by blood and birth, Erin now lives in a rainy pocket of the Pacific Northwest with the amazingly talented (and totally handsome) writer Deek Rhew and their “overly fluffy,” patient-as-a-saint writing assistant, a tabby cat named Trinity. She and Deek enjoy reading aloud to one another, running, lifting, boxing, eating chocolate, and writing side-by- side.

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About Deek Rhew


Deek lives in a rainy pocket in the Pacific Northwest with the stunning YA author bride, Erin Rhew, and their writing assistant, a fat tabby named Trinity. They enjoy lingering in the mornings, and often late into the night, caught up Erin’s fantastic fantasy worlds of noble princes and knights and entwined in Deek’s dark underworld of the FBI and drug lords.

He and Erin love to share books by reading aloud to one another. In addition, they enjoy spending time with friends, running, boxing, lifting weights, and exploring the little town--with antique shops and bakeries--they call home.

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122 Rules (122 Rules Series, Book 1)




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Spotlight: Rhews on Tour (122 Rules by Deek Rhew)

Rhews on Tour - 122 Rules Book Blitz Extravaganza!

How's that for a catchy title? What a crazy adventure this has been FIVE years in the making, and it has finally arrive: 122 Rules has been born unto the world. The stories I could tell just so I could tell you this story...well, let's just say it's been an interesting, educational, and life-altering adventure.

Who could resist those stunning blues?

This has been a grand journey, filled with hardships, fun, learning, and growth. But of all the things that have happened on the writing road, meeting the love of my life is the most unlikely and easily the luckiest, most blessed things to have ever happened to me.

Ahhhh! It's cold out here!

Do ya feel lucky punk? Well, do ya?


Erin Rhew and I started out as critique partners, became friends, and now she's my bride. She's my best friend and partner in all things. Even if I don't sell a single copy of my writings, I'll always be a smashing success because I met Erin.


Book Blitz

 On this half of the Rhewination tour, I am visiting blogs all over the globe, from Australia to the farthest corners in Canada. Next week, on the second half of the tour, Erin will be gracing the pages of 50+ bloggers!

In addition, we are giving away a $50 Amazon gift card! Prepare yourselves to win!


122 Rules

 Today, we are announcing my adult thriller novel, 122 Rules



In his black and white world, Sam Bradford--former Marine turned government assassin--finally sees a speck of grey. He has always followed orders without question, but his latest assignment threatens to disrupt the precision of his universe and may either severe or redeem his last remaining sliver of humanity.

Using his mastery of the 122 Rules of Psychology, Sam hunts down everyone The Agency sends him to find and eliminates them. Just as he has his rifle scope focused on his latest victim, Monica Sable, a SoCal girl entangled with the mob, his long-dormant conscience reappears for a final last ditch effort to save the sinking ship of Sam’s soul. He’s killed innocents before, but tarries on pulling the trigger this time.

When Monica escapes his crosshairs and fumbles her way across the country in a pathetic attempt to elude capture, Sam gives chase. But he’s not the only one after her. Ruthless henchmen, hired by the mob, froth like bloodhounds and nip at Monica’s heels. Now Sam is faced with a choice: turn his back on the rules and jeopardize his way of life by helping her or join the pack and rip her to shreds.

What are readers saying?

122 Rules is a fast-paced thrill-ride, filled with rich characters living in an expertly woven world of mystery and suspense. Deek Rhew’s debut novel will take readers by storm, and keep them coming back for sequels.

~Michelle K. Pickett, Bestselling and award-winning author of PODs and Unspeakable.

The perfect, fast-paced novel for fans of kick-butt heroines, creepy killers, and getting caught in the wrong place at the wrong time. An absolute must-read!

~Meradeth Houston, author of Travelers, An Absence of Light, and the Sary Society Series

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While you're on Deek's site check out Birth of an American Gigolo.


An old party girl shoehorned into domestic divaship, infuriated by her husband's cheating and his holier-than-thou, tree-hugging, no-tits and no-hips girlfriend, inflicts her wrath by training a local boy in the fine art of seduction. She and her new boy toy turned love god start a gigolo business as a distraction for the neglected and mistreated housewives of Alabaster Cove.

Take a selfie with your ebook or paper copy of Birth and post it on social media with the tag #BirthSelfie. We'll post you on the Rhewination web site!


Deek Rhew

Deek lives in a rainy pocket in the Pacific Northwest with the stunning YA author bride, Erin Rhew, and their writing assistant, a fat tabby named Trinity. They enjoy lingering in the mornings, and often late into the night, caught up Erin’s fantastic fantasy worlds of noble princes and knights and entwined in Deek’s dark underworld of the FBI and drug lords.


He and Erin love to share books by reading aloud to one another. In addition, they enjoy spending time with friends, running, boxing, lifting weights, and exploring the little town--with antique shops and bakeries--they call home.


Connect with Deek!







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Next week be on the lookout for Erin's:

The Fulfillment Series Blitz Extravaganza!

 Erin Rhew's book that started it all, The Prophecy!


 Erin Rhew's The Outlanders!


Erin Rhew's The Fulfillment!


Erin Rhew

Erin Rhew is an editor, a running coach, and the author of The Fulfillment Series. Since she picked up Morris the Moose Goes to School at age four, she has been infatuated with the written

word. She went on to work as a grammar and writing tutor in college and is still teased by her family and friends for being a member of the "Grammar Police."

A Southern girl by blood and birth, Erin now lives in a rainy pocket of the Pacific Northwest with the amazingly talented (and totally handsome) writer Deek Rhew and their “overly fluffy,” patient-as-a-saint writing assistant, a tabby cat named Trinity. She and Deek enjoy reading aloud to one another, running, lifting, boxing, eating chocolate, and writing side-by-side.


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Authors, do you think the artwork for The Prophecy, The Outlanders, The Fulfillment, Birth of an American Gigolo, and 122 Rules is as stunning as we do? Visit to find out how you can get the amazing Anita to work on your book as well!


Spotlight: A Shot of Bourbon by AC Land

I am so incredibly excited to be hosting Author AC Land on my blog today. I've shouted from the rooftops about this book for almost a year now, and am going to continue to do so until I've convinced everyone to read it. Seriously. I'm not just saying this because I'm the content editor. I'm saying this because there is something incredibly amazing about A Shot of Bourbon that will blow you away once these characters enter your life. ASOB is filled with heart, lots of kissing, and an incredible story at hand that will leave you feeling seventeen all over again.

Oh. And my mom read it. And she won't even read MY books.

So yourself a favor and read this baby. It's everything and then some when it comes to YA romance.



In the little highway town of Bourbon, Missouri, deadly secrets lurk behind Southern charm. 

Seventeen year old Charli Valentine didn’t expect to spend the last few weeks of summer break nursing a broken heart, icing a black eye, and watching her ex kiss another girl. Since being a good girl has gotten her nothing but heartache, Charli decides to give rebellion a try. She pigs out, drinks, and hangs with Luke Parker, the son of the infamous Bourbon Butcher. 

But there’s more to Luke than meets the eye. His tough exterior and terrible dialect hide a good person despite his bad boy reputation. No matter how hard he tries to fight it, Luke is drawn to Charli’s innocence and finds her clumsiness too charming to resist. Though they’re from opposite sides of the tracks, neither can resist the magnetism drawing them together. 

When Charli discovers a box in her mother’s closet, she pieces together the truth about Bourbon’s past and uncovers a deadly secret about her family. And once Luke learns of it, he vows to protect Charli no matter the cost. 

About the Author

Author Bio:

Author of the Bourbon series, A. C. Land has been a lover of stories since she first read about Peter Pan giving Wendy an acorn and teaching her to fly. She always dreamed of telling big stories about small towns.

Residing on a cattle farm in Missouri, A. C. loves playing with her rambunctious Jack Russell, Riley, making decorative cakes, taking pictures, drinking pumpkin spice coffee, and hanging out with her nephews.



Twitter: @AuthorACLand

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