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**Cover Reveal** The One Who Loves You – Sydney Simon

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Title: The One Who Loves You
Author: Sydney Simon
Release Date: TBA

Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18300160-the-one-who-loves-you

BLURB:
After a near death car accident, Siena Carson wakes up from a coma with no recollection of who she is.

Standing in front of her are two men – she has no idea who they are, or what they mean to her- but she’s certain that two separate worlds have collided.

What if these two men would do anything to make her remember what she meant to them…
Both men spend the next week talking her through her past, each secretly hoping for a future.

The choices are there.
Decisions need to be made.
Would you choose the one who loves you or the one you love?

AUTHOR INFO:

I was born and raised in Southern California, where I worked in a medley of colorful jobs. Today I am a wife, full time mom, shuttle service and student, in that order. I love pop culture and music, especially from the 70’s and 80’s. I was too busy partying through the 90’s to remember much, other than there were too many boy bands (I am grateful for JT though). I believe that things happen to everyone for reason; I hope that this path I’m on is both a learning experience and a journey for tomorrow. The One Who Loves You is my first published novel.

Author email: sydneysimonauthor@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sydneysimonauthor
Website: http://sydneysimon.blogspot.com/

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Cover Reveal – “Summer Sky” Lisa Swallow

Book title: Summer Sky by Lisa Swallow
Series: Blue Phoenix #1
Genre: Contemporary romance
Release date: April 2014
Cover designed by Najla Qamber Designs
Photo by Lindee Robinson Photography
Models: Madison Wayne & Chad Feyrer
Sky changed her life for a man once, and she has no intention of doing it again – even if he is a six foot, tattooed rock god who makes a mean bacon sandwich.
Sky Davis is fed up of boyfriend Grant taking her for granted and when she comes home to find him wearing a girl, Sky suspects the relationship is over. She takes an unscheduled holiday and leaves the life (and guy) she hates behind.
Rock star Dylan Morgan is struggling with fame and infamy, sick of his life being controlled by other people. Dylan cuts his hair and walks away from his role as lead singer of Blue Phoenix, leaving chaos and speculation behind.
Outside the English seaside town of Broadbeach their cars and worlds collide.
Sky decides Dylan is an arrogant guy with too many tattoos, and Dylan is amused by the smart-mouthed girl with no idea who he is. Dylan and Sky soon discover they’ve travelled to Broadbeach for the same reason – to escape from reality back to a place with happy childhood memories.
Losing themselves in a world where they know nothing about each other, Sky and Dylan begin a summer romance that soon heats up their rainy English summer.
Fantasies can’t last forever and when reality crashes the party, Sky isn’t sure she wants to be more than his ‘summer Sky’ but Dylan doesn’t want to let her go.
Returning to the real world and public scrutiny isn’t their only problem. Blue Phoenix bass player, Jem Jones, has a reason for wanting Sky out of Dylan’s life, and is determined to come between them. Some things won’t stay hidden, even when they’re paid to ‘go away’.
Summer Sky is a quirky romance where occasionally more than the bacon sizzles. This is the first in the new ‘Blue Phoenix’ series of contemporary rock star romances.
Please note: this is a romance with a rock star hero, and not an erotic rock star book!
“Sky! Waves!”
I have my back to the ocean and a wave crashes against my legs, destabilising me. I regain my footing and attempt to move before the retreating water sucks my feet into the sand. At that moment a larger wave wipes me completely, dragging my body underwater. I panic at the confusion of being pushed and pulled out of my control, seawater swirling hair into my face and the bubbles rushing into my ears. The shell remains tightly gripped in my hand.
As water draws away, I push my head free. Dylan stands on the edge of the shore, water lapping his ankles, laughing. I spit out sea water and stagger to my feet. The weight of the damp hoodie threatens to pull me down again as I push hair from my eyes.
“That was fucking funny! You should see your face!” He wades towards me, arm outstretched to help.
Attempting to keep my footing, I lunge at him and slap his hard chest with both palms. “It was not! Screw you!” Dylan catches my arms as I make contact, and pulls me towards him.
Scrutinizing my face briefly, Dylan takes my cheeks in his broad palms and crushes his lips against mine. I gasp again, but it’s not the sea snatching my breath this time. A new wave sways us, and Dylan holds my face tightly, his own footing steady as his mouth claims mine. A small voice in my head asks what the hell I’m doing but I ignore it – Dylan overwhelms all common sense the moment I have any physical contact with him. Losing myself in his mint-flavoured kiss, in the slide of his cool tongue, I yield to the power he holds over me. Dylan curls his fingers into my wet hair and pulls me closer; I respond with a deep kiss, tracing fingers across his stubbled cheek.
Fierce or gentle, his kisses mould my soul to his as perfectly as his body shapes with mine, as if we’re in a place created by our coming together. Kissing Dylan last night pulled me into his orbit, and when I see stars again, I swear his kisses will always take me to the edge of his galaxy. If Dylan can remove me from reality with just this, god knows what anything else he’s skilful at would do to me. The thought of us skin on skin, united through more than a kiss, lights a fire deep inside that would take more than the cold Cornish sea to extinguish.
Dylan loosens his grip on my hair and slides his hands across my damp back. He closes the final gap between us as our bodies meet, and I wish the rain-soaked clothes weren’t in the way. “I have never met anyone so…” He grasps for a word then gives up and rests his forehead on mine. “I feel as if I’ve waited my whole life to meet you and then suddenly you’re here.”
For a moment I consider whether he’s teasing me again, but I guess I’m very different to the people in his real life. “I can honestly say I’ve never met anyone like you, Dylan Morgan.”
He wipes water from my cheek with cool, damp fingers. “No-one’s met Dylan Morgan apart from you. Not for a lot of years, anyway.”
I stare at the truth reflected in his pale blue eyes, unable to believe any of this is reality. His grip on my back loosens, and I step back. Rain drips down his face, soaking through his T-shirt and clinging to his body in a way that does nothing to help my mounting desire to get my hands on him.
A subject change is needed rapidly, before I begin drooling.
Lisa is an author of new adult romance and writes both paranormal and contemporary, often with a side of snark. In between running a business, looking after her family and writing, Lisa sometimes finds spare time to do other things. This often involves swapping her book worlds for gaming worlds. She even leaves the house occasionally. Lisa loves all things from the Whedonverse and preferred vampires before they sparkled.
Lisa has four books published: the ‘Butterfly Days’ series, and two in her urban fantasy series Soul Ties. She is currently working on a new contemporary romance series Blue Phoenix and the first book, Summer Sky is due for release in April. Lisa is originally from the UK but moved to Australia in 2001 and now lives in Perth in Western Australia with her husband, three children and dog.

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Awesome News and AUS COVER REVEAL: Temptation (Temptation #1) by KM Golland

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Title: Temptation
Author: KM Golland
Book #1 of Temptation Series

SYNOPSIS

Alexis Summers is happily married and a mother of two gorgeous
children. She’s been a stay-at-home mum for nine years now, but it’s time for a change.
Starting a new job with a prestigious hotel, she’s excited about
her new career. Her boss, the hotel’s owner Bryce Clark, is rich, gorgeous, funny, single and — as
Alexis quickly learns — a genuinely nice guy looking for his own true love.
He is also a man who always gets what he wants. And what he wants is Alexis.

The intense chemistry between them is undeniable — but Alexis
is happily married to Rick, and no matter how strong her feelings are for Bryce, she is adamant
she will not betray her husband and family. Alexis draws a line in the sand but finds it increasingly
difficult not to cross. Will she succumb to temptation?

 An enticing, sexy and suspenseful debut of forbidden love and

impossible choices…

The incredible first book in the Temptation series.

 

ABOUT KM GOLLAND

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“I am an author. I am married. I am a mother of two adorable
little people. I’m a bookworm, craftworm, movieworm, and sportsworm. I’m also a self-confessed
shop-aholic, tea-aholic, car-aholic, and choc-aholic.

Born a raised in Melbourne, Australia, KM Golland studied law
and worked as a conveyancer before putting her career on hold to raise her children, She then
traded her legal work for her love of writing and found her dream career.

Sorry in advance

Hi everyone,
Kellie here. Just wanted to say that My grandfather has passed away and I have had to rush off to be with my family.
I know I have signed up for blog tours, cover reveals etc especially with ATOMR Tours and Forever Me Romancd, but I have no idea who or when.
I only have my iPhone, no laptop/diary.
I haven’t taught Seena, Kylie or Sonia how to post on here yet, so I apologize in advance if I have spoken to you and agreed to do anything. I will deal with it all when I get home. In a weeks time.
Again sorry and thanks for understanding x


Jay McLean – More Than Him Giveaway


Blog Tour- **More Than Him** Jay McLean

Book title: More Than Him
Author: Jay McLean
Series: More #3
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Release date: January 28, 2014
Hosted by: Forever Me Romance
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us.” – Marianne Williamson

We live in a world of darkness and shadows,
where monsters hide and aim to ruin.
And they did.
They ruined us and turned our dreams into nightmares.
But now we’re back.
And we’re fighting.
Not just for us, or for each other, but for our light.


Holy fucking guano Batman!
Honestly? Eleventy-three stars!
Jay has hit it out of the park with this one!

After the way the last one ended I secretly wanted to punch her. Ok well it wasn’t a secret.. I can’t believe it was just left…
Ok that’s a lie as well.. we discussed it needing to be 2 parts and I understand why but as well a human I complained about it Luckily only had to wait 3 months till HIM came out.

This book HURT to read. So many emotions everywhere! My feels my poor poor feels
But at the same time, it was witty, and funny, and happy and sad and really really freaking sad.

Written in Dual POV as well like all Jay’s books, we spend majority of the time in Logan’s head. God I love him!

The first part of this book is a little blurry… simply cos I cried through most of it and had to read through tears.

Logan and Amanda had a lot to work through in this book. Things that happened in the last book. Things that happens in this book.
And you know what? They do! We get a wonderful HEA and it’s just sigh….

The Gang are all in this book too. Drunk Lucy, normal Lucy, Cam, Dylan, Heidi, Jake and Kayla all make appearances as well as Lucy’s younger brothers.

I feel like everyone should read these books!
Seriously.

Now to address the sex issue.
Yes there is sex. Not hot steamy hardcore sex… maybe hmm a 7 out of 10? A shit load of awesome chemistry. Just remember these are college kids. Not Billionaire dom’s.

Oh and remember in More Than This, how Jay left us with that awesome WTF moment at the end?

Well we get one here too…

Not telling what it is…

I need the rest of this series like yday. So Jay? Get off FB and start writing!

This is a quick review as I need to “outgif” Seena when she posts hers. But I need to know what GIFs she has stolen from me so we don’t post the same (It has happened!) So epic gif review to come…

ARC Received by Author in exchange for an honest review




Made by Natasha from Forever Me Romance 


More Than This (book 1)



More Than Her (book 2)


More Than Him (book 3)


Author of Mature YA / New Adult contemporary novels, MORE THAN THIS, MORE THAN HER, and MORE THAN HIM. I enjoy reading and writing books that make people laugh, cry and swoon for dreamy book boyfriends. When not doing either of those, I can be found looking after my two little boys, and trying to avoid house work at all costs.



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(1) $20 Amazon gift card
(1) $10 Amazon gift card
(2) More Series swag pack

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A FIGHTING CHANCE By A.J. Sand

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Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/19198431-a-fighting-chance

SYNOPSIS 

Jesse Chance is a bastard.

And that’s all he heard his entire life growing up once news got out that he was the illegitimate child of womanizing ex-con, Henry Chance.

Stuck in Glory, Texas, a town too small to escape the sins of his parents, Jesse turned into exactly what everyone expected him to be: a lover of liquor and women, and so good with his fists, he became a teenage champion of the secret underground fighting rings that float around the South, while doubting the only people who ever believed he could be more, his ailing mother, and his girlfriend, Drew Hallisay.

But determined to make his mother’s dying wish come true, he enrolled in a college on the East Coast, far away from his past. Jesse Chance is reborn into a new life, and set on keeping Glory, Texas–and Henry Chance–in his rear view.

Until a visit from his father in the middle of the night changes everything.

Forced to return to Glory to prevent a tragedy, Jesse is soon back on the fighting circuit with Drew’s help and facing the history he was so desperate to escape, the part of him he would prefer to hide.

As he slips back into his old ways–Henry Chance’s ways–he finds himself torn between the guy he was and the one he’s been struggling to become. And in a world dead set on betting against you, can you ever really overcome your past… or your destiny?

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About the Author

A.J. Sand grew up an only child whose parents bought her many, many books to keep her busy, so it was only natural that she would start writing her own stories. She is the author of “Documentary,” “Remake” and “Recklessly.” She lives just outside of Washington, D.C.

Author social media links:
Twitter: @ajajajsand; https://twitter.com/ajajajsand
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ajajajsand
Blog: http://ajswritingreallyblows.blogspot.com/

Kellie’s Review 

MY HONEST OPINION? 4 stars

I Really liked this. It was very different to the other MMA books I have read.

Jesse and Drew stayed in some shitty places as they had no money. Not the life of luxury for them.

The Author describes the fights so realistic it’s like you are actually there. In the front row covered in the blood.

This is NOT a happy book. I need to point that out, Shit is real. It’s scary, and gritty and raw and powerful and sometimes will make you cry, sometimes make you want to hurt something, sometimes smile, sigh, and a few chuckles.

Jesse was a great Hero. I truly liked him and  I loved That it was written from his POV. We knew exactly what he was thinking at all times. During muggings, sex, kidnappings, you name it.

Drew was a fantastic heroine. Strong, sure and 100% in love with Jesse.

I hated the supporting cast. Henry and Lydia especially. I just didn’t like her lol

So yeah. I do recommend this book when you are looking for something different and darker than normal.

But one of the most awesome things?

IT’S NOT A CLIFFHANGER! Yep you read that right.

It’s a standalone.

So that means

Happy Ever After! MY FAV’S! 


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