Thursday, April 17, 2014

#FBQ(15)--> FREEBIE and BARGAIN books quota

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FREEBIE & BARGAIN books quota is a Monday and Thursday feature which will feature FREE and BARGAIN eBooks/Paperbacks that I read recently or want to read and which is/are available at a BARGAIN or FREE currently

Checkout these #FREE and #BARGAIN deals. Enjoy! :)

PS: Please be aware that prices may change at any time. Before clicking the "BUY" button make sure to verify the price.

Kindle Deals:

Beauty and the Beast is the first in a new series of fairy tales for young adult readers. Fans of Disney, fairy tales, and fantasy will love the Faerie Tale Collection by Jenni James.

A prince by day and a wolf by night

Prince Alexander has been turned into a werewolf and has one year to find someone to love the beast and break the spell, or he will be a wolf forever. He has nearly given up achieving the impossible, knowing no girl would ever fall in love with such a monster.

Just when he is about to abdicate the throne to his cousin, he meets Cecelia Hammerstein-Smythe, while a wolf, and begins to hope for the first time in months. Can he balance both worlds as a human and beast, gaining the love and trust of a girl who has every reason to despise him?

Cecelia detests the prince. She only knows Alexander as the arrogant monarch—the tyrant who has made her life miserable—though perhaps he's changed right before her eyes. He's not as full of himself as he once was. The prince is gentle now... but then again, so is the beast.

Checkout the other books in the Faerie Tale Collection: Faerie Tale Collection by Jenni James

The start of a critically acclaimed historical romance series by New York Times bestselling author Courtney Milan...

Hugo Marshall earned the nickname "the Wolf of Clermont" for his ruthless ambition--a characteristic that has served him well, elevating the coal miner's son to the right hand man of a duke. When he's ordered to get rid of a pestering governess by fair means or foul, it's just another day at work.

But after everything Miss Serena Barton has been through at the hands of his employer, she is determined to make him pay. She won't let anyone stop her--not even the man that all of London fears. They might call Hugo Marshall the Wolf of Clermont, but even wolves can be brought to heel...

Checkout the other books in the series: The Brothers Sinister Series by Courtney Milan

#BookReview--> Texas Heroes: The Gallaghers of Morning Star #1- Texas Secrets by Jean Brashear

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Title and Author: Texas Secrets by Jean Brashear
Series: Texas Heroes: The Gallaghers of Morning Star
Print Length: 195 Pages
Publication Date: December 2013 (First Published in 1999)
Language: English
Genre: Contemporary Romance, Western Romance

My Review:
Maddie Collins' world falls apart when she comes to know that all she knew about her Dad was one big lie. Left with a ranch house in the remote town of Morning Star in Texas, by a man named Sam Gallagher, who claims he did wrong by her father and hopes to make it right by leaving her ancestral home to her, Maddie is determined to know everything about the family she didn't know she was part of and also take this time to sort out her own life. Having found her fiance cheating on her, Maddie is restless and a thirty day stay at the ranch house, as part of the terms of the will made by Sam, seems most welcoming. But what she doesn't know is that the whole ranch was supposed to go to Sam Gallagher's sons Boone and Mitch and Boone is unlikely to take this development kindly.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

#GuestPost--> I Guess We Missed the Boat by Barry Finlay

Posted by Nikita Johri at 6:00 PM 0 comments

Thank you Nikita, for giving me the opportunity to discuss my new book, I Guess We Missed the Boat.  It was fun to write and I’m happy that it’s starting to gain some success, having just won an award in the Travel category from Reader Views.

I Guess We Missed the Boat is my second book, following Kilimanjaro and Beyond.  In both cases, I wrote what I lived so the writing process went pretty quickly.  The first book was the story of my climb of Mount Kilimanjaro at age 60 with my son and our subsequent efforts to bring clean water and educational opportunities to a small community in Tanzania, Africa. After the climb, although I didn't think of it at the time, it was really a book waiting to be written.   
I Guess We Missed the Boat came out of a number of trips my wife and I have taken around the world with her sisters and a cousin and their spouses. All of our travel companions are characters and we have had a lot of laughs on our journeys. It may be surprising to some that in-laws have travelled together many times and are still willing to do so. We actually enjoy each other’s company and have managed collectively and individually to find ourselves in various situations on our travels, often with what I believe, are amusing consequences.
It occurred to me that others would be able to relate to some of our stories and that they would find them amusing as well. There can never be enough humour in our lives. Besides that, I wanted to immortalize our adventures. Pictures may be worth a thousand words but they don’t tell the story behind the story. So, I Guess We Missed the Boat was born. 

#BookReview--> Taming of the Shennans #2- Beauty's Kiss by Jane Porter

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Title and Author: Beauty's Kiss by Jane Porter
Series: Taming of the Shennans
Print Length: 152 Pages
Publication Date: April 2014
Language: English
Genre: Contemporary Romance

My Review:

Taylor Harris is a bookworm who loves her new job as Marietta's new librarian. Preferring to curl up with a good book rather than party and go out, Taylor is reluctant to go the Valentine Ball and that too with Marietta's Most Eligible Bachelor, Troy Sheenan. Completely out of her league, Troy is devilishly handsome, a certified playboy and too rich for her taste and add to this the daunting news that he is her best friend, Jane's ex who still loves him, Taylor is seriously thinking of skipping the event!

"Taylor had been a book lover her entire life and, even at twenty-six, loved nothing more than curling up and getting lost in a great story, reading until the early hours of the morning. So what if it meant she never got enough sleep? Books were her life, her passion."

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

#BookBlast and #Giveaway--> The Souls of Aredyrah Series by Tracy A. Akers

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Series: Souls of Aredyrah

About the Series
Game of Thrones meets Narnia in this epic tale of two boys whose chance meeting leads them to a disturbing discovery: Not only are they bound by blood and prophecy, but their opposing beliefs are founded on similar lies. With adventure and romance, mysticism and cultural conflicts, this coming-of-age tales asks: What would you do if you learned everything you’ve been raised to believe is false—and those in power will do anything to stop the truth?

#CoverReveal and #Giveaway--> Dyphillum Series #1- Persecution by E. Montgomery

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Title: Persecution (Book One Dyphillum Series)
Author: E. Montgomery
Genre: Paranormal Romance

#BookReview--> The Recluse Storyteller by Mark W. Sasse

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Title and Author: The Recluse Storyteller by Mark W. Sasse
Print Length: 240 Pages
Publication Date: October 2013
Language: English
Genre: Mystery, Thriller and Suspense

My Review:
Mark W. Sasse's second book, The Recluse Storyteller tells the story of Margaret, a recluse, who lives  alone in her apartment and who is the one with the stories. Stories flow in her mind. Ever since the death of her mother, five years ago, Margaret has confined herself to her apartment where she watches the lives of her neighbors and imagine stories with them as characters. The guy with the "red hat", the two bubbly twins, the talkative and pretentious Mrs. Trumble etc. are the protagonists of her stories. She never writes, she never recounts her stories to anyone but still she weaves stories. Why?

Is her confinement a choice or a necessity?
Who is this reclusive storyteller?
Is she mad, psychic or a criminal hiding from the law?
Are her stories just a fancy or they serve a higher purpose?

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