Up for Review: Incense and Peppermints by Cathrina Constantine

Title: Incense and Peppermints Author: Cathrina Constantine Published: March 10th, 2017 Publisher: Crushing Hearts and Black Butterfly Genre: YA Fiction Content Warning: Smoking and drug use   ~ Synopsis ~   In 1969 it was an age of peace demonstrations, sit-ins, burning of the U.S. flag, an escalation of the Vietnam War. Including the catalyst—a music revolution, flower power, hippies, marijuana, and drugs, spurring a young generation into a new decade. Sixteen-year-old Mary believes it’s time to cut the apron strings and fly. New experiences and new friends, Mary crosses the threshold of adolescence with a bang. When her brother … Continue reading

Up for Review: I Will Follow: To Eternity and Beyond by Ju Ephraime

Title: I Will Follow: To Eternity and Beyond Author: Ju Ephraime Published: January 31st, 2017 Genre: Historical Romance Content Warning: 18+   ~ Synopsis ~   Catherine is living a dream life, rescued from an orphanage and married to her best friend. Life couldn’t get any better. She is the envy of everyone in the little town where she lives. But it turns into a nightmare the day she is given the news that will change her life forever… Her fairy tale life becomes a living hell on earth. For two years she exists, barely acknowledging one day from the … Continue reading

Up for Review: Piercing the Veil by Nicole Taylor

Title: Piercing the Veil Series: The Crusaders Series #1 Author: Nicole Taylor Genre: YA Fantasy, Romance Published: May 2016 Publisher: Alan and Lane Media Content Warning: Non-graphic attempted assault/rape scene Age Recommendation: 15+ Formats Available: Mobi Archived Date: May 6th, 2017   ~ Synopsis ~   FAMILY SECRETS. PARALLEL WORLDS. FORBIDDEN LOVE. Eighteen-year-old Alexa Moore has had enough of her rigid, controlled existence. Shortly after her graduation, she decides it’s time for her to make the decisions in her life, and quit letting her grandmother have the last say. But when she sees a man watching her—at her graduation, at … Continue reading

Up for Review: The Adventures of Fawn by Al E. Boy

Title: ‘Til the Last Snowflake Falls Series: The Adventures of Fawn Author: Al E. Boy Published: 2014 Genre: Children’s Fiction/Fantasy   ~ Synopsis ~   Legendary reindeer,Comet and Vixen, have a daughter named Fawn. Fawn yearns to explore the world outside Santa’s Village, but her parents tell her she’s much too young to go off by herself. “I want some fun and excitement! I don’t care how dangerous it is!” When the young reindeer utters these words, and begins sneaking out each day…she has no idea what’s in store for her! Along the way, Fawn does make friends with a … Continue reading

Up for Review: Catalyst by Kristin Smith

Title: Catalyst Series: The Deception Game, book 1 Author:  Kristin Smith Published:  November 21, 2016 Publisher:  Clean Teen Publishing Genre:  Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Dystopian, Dystopian, Science Fiction Formats Available: Mobi, ePub   ~ Synopsis ~   Too pretty. Too smart. Too perfect. In a crumbling, futuristic Las Vegas where the wealthy choose genetic modification for their children, seventeen-year-old Sienna Preston doesn’t fit in. As the only “normal” girl, everyone around her is a little too pretty, a little too smart, and a little too perfect. But when her father dies suddenly, her world changes in an instant. With little … Continue reading

Up for Review: One Night in Barcelona by Mary T. Bradford

Title: One Night in Barcelona Series: City Night Series #13 (Standalone) Author: Mary T Bradford Genre: Erotic Romance Published: June 24th, 2015 Publisher: Tirgearr Publishing Age Restriction: 18+ Formats: Mobi, PDF   ~ Synopsis ~   A weekend in Barcelona is what Natasha Gordon needs to help rid her life of her now ex-boyfriend. The mix of sunshine and wine, all shared with a sexy Spanish waiter goes a long way to easing her broken heart. What she hadn’t planned on was falling for Carlos, who is not just the waiter but owns the café. Doing her best to ignore … Continue reading