Monday, April 21, 2014

Oenone by Agatha Rae-review





Title: Oenone
Author: Agatha Rae
Genre: Romance, Paranormal
Pages: 378 (kindle)

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My review:

      About half a year Evy is single, after her boyfriend got a job in another city they decided to separate friendly. Since then she dreams about Jeff, about half a year she have those sweaty dreams. In those dreams she has hot nights with her chef Jeff. So how couldn’t she not dreaming about him when he is simply wonderful, so handsome, friendly, helpful and charming. She have a very good friends Laura and Bruce Levinson, but every Evy’s problem will seams so pathetic when they will finds that Laura is seek. After some situation strange things began to happen.
     
      I enjoy reading this book cause the story simply flowed without any distractions and unnecessary situations. The tone is calm and soothing.
     The sentences are short and they tell you exactly what you suppose to know about situations and actions of the main characters. I love it.
Then I love that “secret” character is so intriguing and make you to read and make you to willing what happen here. This is paranormal book but even if you don’t like that genre you will love this book I’m certain in that.

This book was provided by the author for honest review.
My rating: 5/5(amazing book)

Awakening Foster Kelly by Cara Rosalie Olsen





Title: Awakening Foster Kelly
Author: Cara Rosalie Olsen
Genre: Romance, Contemporary, Young Adult
Pages: 672 (kindle)

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My Review:

     The story goes around Foster, her thoughts, fillings, doubts and her introversion, her fears of connecting with people. The story doesn’t go in one straight line, but the author tell us about the things in the past with flash backs which brings with Foster’s memories.
      Foster is teenage girl she is going in high school. She is shy, without self esteem, invisible, but also she is sensitive and smart. Foster is no ordinary girl, but she things for herself that she don’t belong anywhere , she is afraid to talk with other people, because she things that if she tells the true or maybe if she tells what she want she will insult them or she will be ashamed.
     
    The author has done great job writing this such an extraordinary book, bringing to us those thoughts and fears which every one of us has in one moment in our past whether it be in our teenage years or later during our youth. When I reading it I tough that it is such a huge book, but while I turn the pages I begin to realize that it suppose to be, cause I don’t read, but I felt the words written on those pages. Let me explain you what I mean, every event or even every Foster’s thought is really great explained with great description that you have a filing that you are there. I could pick one scene of the book that I like it more of the others that is Foster with her mother in the garden of her parents. I pick this scene because of description of the garden and the flowers in it, such a colorful and peaceful place, I just want to be there. The end of the book is unexpected and unusual; I could tell you just one word “Whoa”; this makes the book more extraordinary and defines the circle.

This book was provided by the author in exchange of honest review.
My rating: 4/5(great book)

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Prodigal by Rektok Ross-review and giveaway





Title: Prodigal
Author: Retkok Ross
Genre: Romance, YA
Pages: 329 (kindle)

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My review:

      Lexy is senior in high school and she supposed to be an editor of her school’s newspaper, but things just happened and she and her family needed to move in Texas. Lexy is furious, but she must accept this, even if it’s hard, because she is senior, it’s supposed to be the last year in high school and she is editor now.
In Texas Lexy builds a new life. Despite that in Lexy’s new school going just snobby, spoiled and rich kids she finds new friends Peyton, Kris and Brian. Lexy’s life is not that simple, because in the very beginning she gets unwanted attention of Blythe, the Princesses of the school, very rich and famous girl in whole town. Lexy is brave and smart girl and she receives well the strikes of life. Life is cruel sometimes and gives us such a strike and we couldn’t manage what to do and how to do the right things.
     I just love this book. The story is perfect it’s just like Cinderella in modern world; also the characters are so real that I think that they spoke to me. It’s interesting to read how Lexy adapts to the new environment and to new situation which life bring in to her and I also like how the author smart and unobtrusive bring religion in the book.
     To read about love of Lexy and …no I want tell you that you must read the book…is like to melt like candle and every time when I read about this love shivers crawl on my body.
 This book was provided by the author.
My rating 5/5(amazing book)




Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The Convenience of Lies by Kimberly Castillo





Title: The Convenience of Lies
Author: Kimberly Castillo
Genre: YA
Pages: 196(kindle)


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My review:
       Mackenzie is ordinary girl; she is junior in high school. She has a life as any other teen age girl. On first day at school when she is trying to find a directions where to goes she meets her friend Kira and Ramon, the guy which she likes. The school days passed by without any troubles and the summer holiday is here. Kira must go in Russia for the summer. What to do Mackenzie without Kira, besides Kira was mad of her. Without her friend Kira Mackenzie was hangout with Ramon first and then with some guys Cody and Shane. Days were passing by, so Kira is back, but the things started to be kind of different.
      The book is written in first person. Mackenzie tells the story. Maybe that was the reason that I don’t sense the narrative tone in the book. I love when the book is written in that, narrative tone it’s like the author or that person who tells the story speaks to me. Mackenzie is little bit na├»ve, she is here and there and something was missing in her character, I was trying to find what but I couldn't.
    This book is easy for reading; there aren't many twists and turns or amusements which could distract your attention. 

This book was provided by the author.
My rating: 2/5

Monday, April 7, 2014

How my Life Became Chaos by Victoria J. Brown- review and giveaway





Title: How my Life Became Chaos
Author: Victoria J. Brown
Genre: Chick-lit, Romance,Drama
Pages: 316 (e book)


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My review:
      Kat is great young woman, owner of beauty shop independent and gorgeous. With beauty face and body of goddess she is every man’s fantasy, but she is unsecure in many things in her life, because the fate was cruel with her family when she was a thirteen years old. She was forced to grow up early and now what to do with a baby in her belly? Kat and Max are in love about sex months, she is pregnant but he doesn’t know that. Everything will be easy if his mother was friendlier with Kat. Kat‘s sister Libby is acting like spoiled child, without constant job and with many boyfriends she is really a mess.  There is her best friend Suzy, which is prepared to do everything for Kat and is here when Kat needed her. Now is Kat turn to be with her.  So now you know that Kat life is a chaos.
      I started to read this book about five days ago, but I actually did read it for four hours. I send those four hours enjoying with admiration at the author who wrote such a wonderful book.
There is no woman that can’t identify with Kat. Reading about Kat’s problems I find myself in her thoughts. There are very deep considerations, doubts that a woman found in everyday life and obstacles that passes by. She solved her problems and dialed with the problems of the people in her life facing persons which are wants to trample her.
      Considering the high heels and other woman stuff on the cover of the book I tough that this would be a good rom-com book with laugh out loud, but I got really awesome book with many tears. I was crying when I read about Kat’s considerations and doubts and I really enjoy. Oh, you must thinking that I’m crazy finding crying enjoyable, but let me explain, I enjoy in the book because  it’s so dramatic and narrative, as Kat speaks to me just like that I was her friend.
My rating: 5/5 (amazing book).

about the author:

Victoria J.Brown is a chick-lit author. While studying for her MA in Creative Writing she won a short story competition judged by Adele Parks. Although, Victoria holds a MA, she sees herself as a storyteller not a literary writer.She is passionate about people following their dreams. She has written Annual Inspirational Books which provide daily motivational messages. Also being a qualified wedding planner and Managing Director of Calm Weddings, she has written 3 weddings books.

Author Links:
website:  www.victoria-brown.com

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicjbrown

twitter: @victoriajbrown




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Friday, April 4, 2014

A Special Love by Krissy Bells-book blitz







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Book description:
When Robert Adler and Meredith Conrad fall in love, all that is left for them to do is prepare to live a fairy-tale life. With the blessing of their second child, a son named Michael, everything they have always dreamed of begins to become a reality. But his autism diagnosis is something they never anticipated. The struggle they face after the diagnosis puts a strain on their family that begins to tear them apart. Years later, Michael begins high school, and the true love his older sister Ann Marie finds there helps bring her insight and appreciation of Michael’s unique gifts and identity. It might be just what is needed to put their family back together.
About the author:
Krissy Bells was born and raised in the Detroit metro area. A former school secretary, she now spends her days as a stay-at-home mom. She is passionate about her family and friends, her Dachshund named Harry, and anything topped with cheese or chocolate. Krissy can be contacted at authorkrissybells@gmail.com. Thank you for reading!


Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Holding Paradise by Fran Clark -cover reveal and giveaway

Today I'm  pleased to reveal the cover for Holding Paradise by Fran Clark:

Publishing 14th April 2014
On a grey and miserable morning in 2008, London businesswoman, Angelica Ford boards a plane and flies off to the blues and greens of her mother’s island in the Caribbean. Angelica is desperate. She is looking for a way to save her marriage and win back her daughter. A web of lies has torn a hole into her seemingly perfect world and she is convinced that only her mother, Josephine Dennis, can help her turn her life around.
Josephine Dennis arrived in England by ship on a cold winter’s morning as a young mother joining her husband. She weathers a lifetime of secrets and betrayal, as she raises her family in 1960s London. A matriarch with strong family values, she told her children colourful stories to guide them through life. It is the wisdom of one of these stories that Angelica seeks. Josephine has one last story to tell – the story that could change both of their lives.




About the Author


Fran Clark was born and currently lives in West London. Her first novel,Holding Paradise, is published in 2014 by Indigo Dreams Publishing. Fran is studying for a Creative Writing MA at Brunel University. A professional-singer songwriter and vocal coach, she recently released her second album of original songs. She is now working towards the completion of her second novel.
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Giveaway


To enter the giveaway of a copy of Holding Paradise, follow Fran Clark on Twitter @FranClarkAuthor and let her know in the comments below: What was your favourite story growing up and how did it change your life? For UK entrants the giveaway is a paperback copy and International entrants, an ecopy.  Don’t forget to leave your Twitter name and whether you are entering for UK or International.  The author will choose the overall winner after the closing date of 11th April 2014.