Saturday, August 24, 2013

Life Update and Craziness

Hey All,

So there is so much that has been going on.

First big news is I got a Job. Which is totally awesome. I am enjoying it and feel very blessed that my boss is a person a truly respect and look up to.

Second, Lawn Equipment hates me...
I was mowing front lawn and bent blade of hubby's new lawn mower (so he had to go to Lowe's to get new blade) While he was gone I decided to trim the hedges with the electric hedger (bad idea) what happened next I really can't explain but one minute i was trimming hedges the next I am like " You Got to be Fucking Kidding Me" my finger was caught between the blades of the electric hedge clippers. My hubby was gone so here I am going what am I going to do... Hit the button lose finger or pull it out of the trimmer blades... I pulled it out of the blades and the bleeding started.

How can things go from me rocking it trimming hedges to a complete 180 with my finger nearly cut off in the trimmers. Thankfully My oldest (9) was totally cool ran to neighbors(sitters) to get help, My Bestie came to my rescue (took me to ER), and  kids went to sitters (hubby was still at Lowe's).

On the good note I had just turned 30 couple days before(hedger incident) and got my nails and feet done and low and behold my my manicure wasn't ruined just my finger... Hubby met me and Bestie at ER, 4 stitches later I was ready to go home. Can't really "feel" anything in my finger pad because it just feels like it is asleep and is super duper sensitive. Stitches are now out and i think it is weird that even though it is still healing there is a Purple looking bruise on it. I have to keep it padded and covered for another 2 more weeks to insure it heals completely.

Third ,My Davey is going to 5th grade... I can't believe he is going to be 10 where did the time go.

So between kiddo's, doctor appointments, finger issues, getting a job, I am also finishing up my last three classes and right before Thanksgiving I will have my Bachelors Degree in Accounting.

So I am truly sorry I haven't been posting reviews lately I am working on them, ... I have all my notes written up but i am getting used to a schedule and should be on track again in the next week or so.

Coming up Next Month.

I am attending Lora Leigh's RAW from the 19th to the 22nd of Sept and I am so excited... This is my first time going and I am excited that I get to meet so many awesome authors... Who I love. Hopefully I won't fan girl geek out to bad...

Much Love and Hugs

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Monday, August 19, 2013

Cover Reveal : To Catch a Princess By: Caridad Pineiro

Gambling at Love:  To win her heart he has to risk his secrets. . .

Romantic Times: 4 Stars – “From the first page, the pacing is strong, the action plentiful and the characters interesting enough to hook you in.”

Untold wealth, a loving family, a solid career in America: the only thing Princess Tatiana lacks is the one thing she really doesn’t want—a husband. Unfortunately, her parents have just arranged her marriage to a royal from the old country. Are they kidding? It’s the twenty-first century!

Police Detective Peter Roman is a royal living incognito … and escaping a secret that has haunted his family for years. He’s been quietly in love with his best friend Prince Alexander’s sister for as long as he can remember. Little does she know that he is secretly the Grand Duke to whom she is unwillingly betrothed…

When a series of high-end jewelry heists threatens Tatiana’s exclusive charity exhibition in glamorous Monaco, the two must trap the clever jewel thief before he strikes again. In a fight for their lives, Peter’s secret identity is revealed. With danger and passion increasing to the breaking point, she must decide: catch a thief...or trust the heart of her true love.

Monday, August 12, 2013

Quote-Tastic 3

So I want to thank  Anna from Herding Cats & Burning Soup for inviting me to share my favorite quote. This week i am going to share quotes about one of my favorite couples from  Sherrilyn Kenyon's Darkhunter Series, Talon and Sunshine... I love them as they are soul mates and well you will see how  Sunshine describes why she wants Talon so bad when she is talking to her best friend Selena.

“What were you thinking? You just met him."

"I know. It’s so not like me, but I couldn’t help myself. It was just like that weird magnetic force that grabs me when I’m walking past the Frostbyte CafĂ© and makes me swerve in to get a triple scoop of Ben and Jerry’s Chunky Monkey. The power of temptation was just too much, Selena. I couldn’t resist it. He was a Chunky Monkey container and all I could think was, ‘Someone give me a spoon."

I know right yummy.

Sunshine and Talon's story is Night Embrace but I suggest you read the series in order because there is so much going on and it is a great series.  Love Sherrilyn she is one of my favorite authors and not just because of her Darkhunters Series. 

Monday, August 5, 2013

Saving Margaret Tour

Vegas Mates, Book 2
Krystal Shannan

 Successful, but lonely, Margaret Taylor finds her mate in the body of a man she least expects it in. A bear! Her human half tries to reason her way out of the match, but her wolf is through with her excuses. Crossing the species line isn’t unheard of, but it’s not often done.

Try as she might to avoid him, fate makes sure the big grizzly bear is nearby at all times. But, will his presence be enough to protect her from the evil stalking her?

The power of the magick between them can’t be avoided. But, Scott O’Hearn thinks the beautiful Taylor wolf is doing a fine job of just that —avoiding him. He can’t help he’s a bear shifter and he’s determined to convince her it doesn’t matter. She is his mate and he’s waited over a century to find her.

Will he convince Margaret she’s his true match before it’s too late?

Excerpt #2

“No!” Renata fought back and forced her consciousness over the wolf’s. Her body’s voice changed and suddenly she wasn’t the voice in the background of her mind. She had control, even if only for a moment. “Peter!”
She ran to the bedroom door and beat on it. He needed to know what her wolf was planning. He needed to protect himself and the girls. This house in Washington, a thousand miles from Vegas, wasn’t going to be enough.
Fiery pain sliced through her temples. She wouldn’t be able to hold her wolf at bay much longer. How had she gotten so strong? The hatred and anger bubbling to the surface was suffocating. Tears streamed down her face as she continued to pound on the locked door.
“Peter, please!”
The door latch clicked and she backed away as it opened. Her husband stepped through, concern on his face, but wariness too.
More tears poured down her cheeks. Her wolf’s black hatred even now was clawing into her consciousness again, slowly shredding the woman she had once been. She’d suppressed the angry voice for so many years. Communication of any kind had ended when Peter Demakis had killed the man who should have been her mate.  Henry Michaels had been a perfect match for them both and she’d loved him, but he’d not survived the hunt. Her wolf’s sanity hadn’t either.
“You have to stop me,” she pleaded.
His face touched hers before she inhaled again.
“You are my mate and my wife.” His fingers clamped around her shoulders like a vice. Not cruel, but strong and safe.
She trembled, her gaze caught by his glowing golden eyes, his wolf was hovering just below the surface. She’d forgiven Peter. He was kind and strong. Over the years she’d learned to love and care for him, but her wolf never did. She was cursed to live with a companion soul that refused to move on—a soul that had grown blacker with each passing year.

To be continued…


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Saturday, August 3, 2013

August's Monthly Giveaway and Happy Birthday to Me

Hello All,

Sorry this is going up late.

So due to the fact that I am turning 30 on the 15th of this month... Yep and I am not hating it either.

This months there will be 3 winners of the monthly contest... Isn't that Awesome...

Whoever wins will be getting some awesome swag and goodies (30 items) each. There is signed swag, trading cards, book marks, book thong, Bath and Body works hand sanitizer, some of my favorite tea's and who knows i might throw extra goodies in there. There are some pretty awesome authors represented this month all whom I love. Carrie Ann Ryan, Kallypso Masters, J.M Madden, Avery Flynn, Elisabeth Staab, Lisa Renee Jones, Krystal Shannan and so many more.

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Thursday, August 1, 2013

Review Under the Australian Sky By A.J Kelton

What would you do if you suddenly found yourself transported back in time?

Being a farmer in the 1800's is hard; being a gay farmer even harder. Ethan has given up on finding his soul mate until a strangely dressed man wanders onto his land spouting nonsense about phones and cars. Jack is King of the one night stands, refusing to give anyone his heart until a chance encounter with Christian, a matchmaker longing to earn his cupid wings, sends Jack back in time. Can Jack give his heart to Ethan or will he become another conquest? Will Christian ever earn his cupid wings? Will they find love under the Australian sky?
My Review

Disclaimer- Gay Erotic Time travel Romance (Don't knock it till you Read one) 

Jack is one cocky jaded stud-muffin, he knows what he wants and isn't ready to find that one he truly needs in his life. Ethan is a sweet hardworking farmer who is hiding his sexuality in a time when the punishment for being gay was death. 
Christian is matchmaker determined to get his cupid wings, even if he has to go though time to connect soul mates... Not to mention he finds it hard to stay strictly business when it comes to Jack.

I loved this book by A.J Kelton there it is full of naughty goodness which is steamy and makes you blush. I loved how Jack and Ethan come together and the teacher does become the student at least in the heart department.  There is also a sneaky little cupid want to be who try as he may can't get over Jack.  I found this book very entertaining and it has a lot going for it. Love to find out more about Christian (even though he does rub me the wrong way a couple of times) 

I rate this book a 4 out of 5
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* I won a copy of this book and my opinion is my own