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

Up for Review: From Stardust to Babylon by Amanda Bucan

, Title: From Stardust to Babylon Author: Amanda Bucan Published: August 24th, 2016 Publisher: Publishnation Genre: Memoir /Creative Non-fiction Formats Available: Mobi, PDF   ~ Synopsis ~   Amanda grew up in an impoverished ex-steel town where she endured a lonely and ostracized childhood. Bullied at school she becomes a withdrawn teenager who at sixteen meets her `twin flame` while working in a humble social club. The two quickly embark upon a passionate affair though the relationship is ill-fated from the outset, and Amanda eventually marries someone else. For nineteen years they live separate lives, until one harrowing day in … Continue reading

Up for Review: Skid by Tracey Martin

Title: Skid Author: Tracey Martin Genre: YA Contemporary Published: October 24th, 2016 Publisher: Leap Age Recommendation: 14+ Formats Available: PDF   ~ Synopsis ~   Sometimes when you lose control, you find yourself. It took ten seconds for Gabrielle to skid on black ice. Ten seconds to wreck her car and her back. Ten seconds to ruin her Olympic dreams. Ten seconds to kill her younger sister. Eight months later, Gabrielle’s haunted by guilt, dependent on drugs to numb her pain and alcohol to numb her brain. Then Erik Tennyson crashes into her. Soon Gabrielle’s immersed in the ghostly legend … Continue reading

Up for Review: Chico Boy: A Novel by Gina Hooten Popp

Title: Chico Boy: A Novel Author: Gina Hooten Popp Genre: Literary Fiction Published: October 14th, 2016 Publisher: GHP Books Formats Available: Mobi   ~ Synopsis ~   As they bumped along on the old bike, Chico Boy said, “Last night I dreamed I was riding a motorcycle up a meat mountain.” “Raw meat? Or cooked?” “What’s the difference?” “One’s bloody, and the other isn’t,” Talula huffed as she spoke. Chico Boy could tell she was getting tired. “It was raw—blood everywhere.” Life isn’t easy when you have as many obstacles to overcome as fourteen-year-old Chico Boy has in his life. … Continue reading

Up for Review: Death on Windmill Way by Carrie Doyle

Title: Death on Windmill Way Series: The Hamptons Murder Mysteries Series Book 1 Author: Carrie Doyle Genre: Cozy Mystery Published: July 24th, 2016 Publisher: Dunemere Books Formats Available: PDF   ~ Synopsis ~   The Hamptons are known for beautiful beaches, luxurious living, millionaire mansions, and now…murder! Antonia Bingham, a renowned chef and the new owner of East Hampton’s Windmill Inn, escaped to the Hamptons to get away from a harrowing past. Yet now she finds herself in more danger than ever when she discovers the inn’s previous owners may have been victims of murder. Will her overly inquisitive personality … Continue reading