Friday, January 31, 2014

What's on your list this weekend ??

Well today is Friday, what do you have on your list for your weekend reading?

Do you read one book at a time or are you one of those readers that can read 
multiple books and never confuse the storyline?
I have to read one book at a time. I tired to read a few at a time and I just can't do it.
 Once I start I just want to  connect with the characters and give my full attention 
to the story and author.

I'm reading After Dark ~ by Gena Showalter and Kait Ballenger. 

Shadow Hunter is Kait's book in this great read and since I have
already read Gena's The Darkest Angel I'm skipping to this section.

I hope you have a great weekend and Happy Reading ~ Wendy

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Blog Tour for Tigris Eden's THE GENESIS PROJECT


Print Length: 150 pages
Publisher: Kats Kreative Ideas
Publication Date: January 28, 2014

Old earth has been deemed unsuitable for life, New Earth is home. With the Uni-Wars over, races have joined together in order to sustain their way of life. All life was considered worth saving, but only one race failed to submit. Humans.

Now extinct, humans are a thing of the past. The people of New Earth won’t acknowledge their hand in their eradication, but they have benefited from it. Dr. Vaggo Blackmore has found the answer, he’s restored his races way of life- sustenance through farming. The one thing that will give them back their long lives….. Blood, human blood.

Biologically engineered in a lab, Genesis Blackmore has always been different. Her father has told her it’s due to her enhancements, the Federated Council sees her as a genetic mutation; and her fellow peers see her as the shiny new toy. Gen has had better days.

Everyone on New Earth has milky white skin, platinum blonde hair, and electric blue eyes. It’s the norm. Genesis’ glossy, black hair, ice blue eyes ringed by gold, would have almost made her socially acceptable- if it wasn’t for her golden skin and blue, gold veins. In a sea of milky white she alone is the dark anomaly.

All Pars get their life’s nourishment through blood plasma. All Pars find their match through the tasting. Gen can do neither, forbidden by her father to do so. She can neither taste, nor be tasted. Something that’s never bothered her until now.

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An additional 30K added to the short story that originally appeared in Romantic Tales: Bedtime Stories Season One



 There is really not much to say... I love to write, read, and listen to music. My attempt at a music career sadly ended at the Apollo one warm night in May. LOL (Side note: I was not booed just outdone by two munchkins rapping to Biggy Smalls, they were good.

Military brat extraordinaire; have traveled to a lot of interesting places.  This February I will be going over to the other side of the pond where I will spend two weeks in Europe.  I will be in Cambridge, London, Paris, Versailles, Bruges, and hopefully Cardiff.

The very first time I put pen to paper in story fashion (for fun), was in 6th grade.  The story was called, The Case of The Missing Pepperoni. It was a cute mystery where all the ingredients and shop appliances came to life when the store owner closed up for the evening.  See, pretty boring stuff. I always say I'm not the interesting one, but the people around me.

Connect with Tigris:
Website| Blog | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads | Pinterest

Tigris Eden's THE GENESIS PROJECT Blog Tour  1/20 - 2/04 

1/20  C&F

1/20  Monlatable Book Reviews

1/22 Paranormal Romance Author Honor James

1/23 Salacious Reads

1/26 Mythical Books

1/27  Book Monster Reviews

1/27 Charlene Blogs

1/28  Reviews By Molly

1/29  Author Karen Swart

1/30  Binding Addiction

1/30 Eclipse Reviews

1/31 Literal Addiction

2/2 Deal Sharing Aunt

2/2 Nocturnal Predators Reviews

2/2 Vampires, Werewoves, & Fairies On My

2/3 D'eBook Shaing Book Reviews

2/3 Romance Junkies

Wicked Readings by Tawania

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Thanks for coming by and checking out the blog tour ~ Happy Reading ~ Wendy

Tuesday, January 28, 2014


Just wanted to give you a heads up on the blog tours coming up. 
Stop by and show some love ! Don't forget to enter the giveaways!!

I hope you find some great reads!!! 

Oh and I will be working on getting more of my reviews posted soon !! ~ Wendy

Monday, January 27, 2014

Cover Reveal - FOR HER PROTECTION by Amber Bardan

Charlize Halifax has a big last name and even bigger duty to uphold. Left to pick up the pieces of her family’s haemorrhaging Communications Empire, there’s no time for distractions. But when her take-no-prisoners management style lands her in physical danger, distraction arrives in the form of infuriating body guard Connor Crowe.

Having crossed swords with him that very morning, she knows a man who thinks he can push her around has no place in her life—especially when his cave man heroics kick her libido into hyper drive.

Yet when the threat to Charlize’s safety becomes outright attack, she knows there’s only one man she’d trust with her life.

Resisting Connor’s intrusion into her life is easy, denying his affect on her body, now that’s another thing...

After spending years imagining fictional adventures, Amber finally found a way to turn daydreaming into a productive habit. She now spends her days as a graphic designer but her nights writing scintillating tales about heroes with tough exteriors, who are warm inside.

She lives with her husband and children in semi-rural Australia, where if she peers outside at the right moment she might just see a kangaroo bounce by.
WINNER of NTRWA ‘Great Expectations’ Award 2013

 Amber Bardan 

Don't forget to enter the giveaway !

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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Girls Night Out Book Blast

Please welcome these fine ladies with this Multi- Genre Collection called

Girls Night Out


Coming January 13, 2014

Baby, it’s cold outside! So how about a Girl’s Night Out to heat things up? Bestselling authors, Allie K. Adams, Morgan Kearns, Marianne Morea and T. Lynne Tolles have joined forces in a Girl’s Night Out themed four-pack of sizzling stories! Bundle up with this hot combo of contemporary and paranormal novellas guaranteed to spice up your winter season!

T. Lynne Tolles - Sisters in Blood, Blood #6:
A Bachelorette weekend in Las Vegas to celebrate the upcoming nuptials of Katarina, Rowan and Melanie allows the women of the Blood series a well deserved break to unwind with the ladies that have become more than family - they're Sisters in Blood.

Marianne Morea - Night Play, Cursed By Blood 1.5:
After running from an arranged marriage, Emily Leighton is finally home…and what better way to celebrate than a hot night on the town with friends? The full moon turns up the heat on a one-night stand, giving Emily a glimmer of possibilities she’d rather not face. His name? Ryan.

Morgan Kearns - Assigned Guilt, Deadlines & Diamonds #5.5:
A guilt trip and a promise of fun have Stephanie McCallister dressing up for Girls Night Out. But a brand new club leads to an adventure teaching her an entirely new meaning of “fun”.

Bestselling author Allie K. Adams - Hiring the Player - Campus Players #2:
Kayla is about to graduate and doesn’t have a single college experiment story to her name. After a crazy Girls Night Out, her best friends hire Jake, a player, to grant three wishes they want for her. He’s more than happy to show Kayla how to have a little fun.

 Book Trailer ~ Please enjoy !


T. Lynne Tolles
T. Lynne Tolles can be found most days, juggling one of two cat muses and a laptop, tripping over an ancient Newfoundland dog and washing a never-ending pile of laundry. When life doesn’t get in the way, she writes paranormal romances for new adults. Her passion for witches, ghosts, and vampires together with a light-hearted wit are reflected in her loveable characters and the adventures of mystery they unravel to find their happily ever after. 


Morgan Kearns
Morgan Kearns is an Emmy-Nominated Journalist turned Bestselling Contemporary Romance Author with readers cheering for her Deadlines & Diamonds series. Some of her favorite people include those who step out of her thoughts asking for their stories to be told. Grab a book and meet them today!
She is the Director of Buildin' the Dream, Authors Helping Authors Conference. May 29th-30th, 2014

If not glued to her laptop, Morgan can be found with her nose stuck in a book or cheering for her own little athletes. She lives in Northern Arizona with her family and her English Bulldog, Gus.



Allie K. Adams
Tagline: If it doesn't sizzle, it isn't hot enough.   Allie K. Adams is the bestselling author of several award-winning stories. Previously served as a reserve deputy, Allie has firsthand experience in most of the dangers she writes about. Known for her highly erotic, deeply intense suspense romances, she can be found most days in front of her computer, saving the world one sizzling story at a time. She grew up in Seattle and now currently lives in southwest Montana with her crazy family.


Marianne Morea
Born and raised in New York, Marianne Morea’s stories embody the grit and complexity of the city. An avid traveler, she uses experiences from around the world in all her books. Dark Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy Suspense and Horror are the hallmarks of her writing style, where readers are thrust into a world where the city never sleeps because the nightmares are real.



There are TWO giveaways with this tour. So don't forget to enter each one!
The first giveaway is for :

1st PLACE:   the Faux Leather bag
2nd PLACE:  iPhone cover
3rd - 5th PLACE:  GNO Earrings

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Thanks for stopping by and good luck with the giveaways !!
Happy  Reading ~ Wendy

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

My Heartache Cowboy Blog Tour

My Heartache Cowboy
(Cowboy Series, Bk #2)
By Z.A. Maxfield

Can love conquer all?

Jimmy Rafferty and Eddie Molina go way back at the J-Bar ranch. They’ve worked together, bunked together, camped out, and drank together. So how has Jimmy failed to notice that Eddie is gay? Eddie has not failed to notice that his friend has a serious drinking problem, and he’s determined to help Jimmy kick the booze cold turkey.

Taking him up to a snowbound cabin to detox, Eddie is confronted with Jimmy’s fierce denial. But the pains of withdrawal are nothing for Jimmy compared with the heartache of denying his true feelings and his deep longing…for the one man who cares for him more than anyone else on earth.

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When I woke, I was alone and the truck wasn’t moving.

Who the hell did Eddie think he was, leaving me asleep by myself in a truck outside in the freezing cold? My pa and my older brother, Jonas, used to do that. We’d be on the road, and when I fell asleep, they’d leave me in the parking lot of some dive bar or motel—just leave me asleep outside in the dark. I’d wake up with no clue where I was, no idea if they were coming back or if I should go in and try to find them.

My first useful thought was to look for the keys, because I hadn’t forgotten what Eddie said. I hadn’t forgotten the plans him and boss Malloy made for me behind my back. It would serve them right if I up and hightailed it back to the J-Bar with Eddie’s truck and no Eddie.

No keys.

Not like that was going to stop me. Where the hell did Eddie get the idea I’d go quietly? I slid over and tore the wiring out from under the dash. Found what I needed without hardly even looking.

I hated waking up alone like that. Unwanted. Abandoned.

One twist. Two. Touch the wires together and the engine should . . .



What the hell? I checked I got the proper color-coated strands and tried again. I was frowning down at the mess of tangled wire when someone tapped on the window behind me.

I glanced up and saw Eddie frowning down, no doubt pissed at what I’d done to his truck. Serves you right for leaving me like that, you prick.

“You need a working engine for that,” he told me as he opened the door. “One that has a battery.”

“Fuck you.” I spilled out of the car ready for a fistfight.

“What?” Eddie jumped back.

“Why did you have to leave me like that? What did I ever do to you?”

Eddie shook his head at me. “I don’t have a clue what you’re talking about. You were sound asleep and I thought maybe you needed it.”

I took a swing at him. “I hate waking up alone in a car like that.”

Ed plucked my fist from the air and peered at me like he was trying to see through my skin. “I didn’t know.”

“I hate that. Left behind in the car like a damn dog. Like a fucking duffel bag. You can’t be bothered to even wake me up and take me in out of the fucking snow.”

Now Eddie frowned like he was thinking about it. Now, after the fact. “I’m sorry, Jimmy. I didn’t think how you’d feel waking up alone like that. I won’t do it again.”

“Would have served you right if I took your truck and left you up here to walk back to civilization, wherever the hell that is. Would have served you right if I’d died out here.”

“All right, all right. Simmer down now.”

I glared at him. “Fuck you.”

“It’s pretty civilized inside. How about you come in with me.”

“How about you suck my fucking—”

“That’s enough.” He turned and headed toward the cabin’s welcoming front door. “I almost didn’t bother to disable the damn thing, but I thought on the off chance you knew what you were doing and could—”

“Which I did,” I pointed out.

“Come inside.” He jerked his chin toward the cabin like I was a dog and I was supposed to just follow along and yip around at his heels.

I debated making a run at him, but frankly, Eddie was a tough buzzard. He wasn’t too much older than me, just forty-two compared to my thirty-eight. But I was a lover, not a fighter, or at least that’s how I thought of myself. Back there on the road, Eddie had proved he wasn’t above using violence to get his way in this, so I went along.

You’re going to have to sleep sometime.

Eddie led me into a rustic-looking cabin that seemed awful nice for the middle of nowhere. There was a place for us to hang our hats just inside the door, over a table with a passel of pictures on it. There were old time black-and-whites of families and framed pictures of a good-looking man, a pretty woman, and some kids. There were some of the kids alone, and holy cow, there were probably a dozen pictures of Ed. He looked so young in a couple of them, they must have been from before we met.

One of Ed and the unknown man caught my eye. Something about the difference in height, the casual way they leaned together, the way they looked at each other, made me think this was Ed’s friend from the road, Don. Even though they’d both aged some since it was taken, I was almost sure of it.

No knobby hands, no weathered angel, this Don was good looking, without a doubt. He was lanky and chiseled. He had an intelligent face and a smile that drew the eye. He seemed sure of himself and charming. Whatever I’d seen in the darkness outside the car had to be a trick of the light.

Ed looked so young and earnest next to him it took my breath away. Brawny and tan, he wore a yoked Western shirt with the sleeves rolled up past well-muscled forearms and he eyed Don like he would follow him anywhere.

And that Don, he looked like he could appreciate a guy like Ed, as well.

Hadn't I seen firsthand how much he did appreciate him?

About the Author

Z. A. Maxfield started writing in 2007 on a dare from her children and never looked back.  Pathologically disorganized, and perennially optimistic, she writes as much as she can, reads as much as she dares, and enjoys her time with family and friends. Three things reverberate throughout all her stories: Unconditional love, redemption, and the belief that miracles happen when we least expect them.

If anyone asks her how a wife and mother of four can find time for a writing career, she’ll answer, “It’s amazing what you can accomplish if you give up housework.”

You can find ZA Maxfield at 



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Friday, January 17, 2014

Leigh LaValle's THE ROGUE RETURNS Blog Tour

Thanks for stopping by and checking out this blog stop. Today I have Leigh LaValle
with her new release THE ROGUE RETURNS. Below you will find the series in order of reading and information on the author herself. She is offering a giveaway located at the end of this post, so don't forget to enter, and show some love and visit her site ! 


Nottinghamshire Series, #1

Her heart longs for justice, but her body clamors for sin.
Once the darling of high society, Mazie Chetwyn knows firsthand how quickly the rich and powerful turn their backs on the less fortunate. Orphaned, penniless and determined to defy their ruthless whims, she joins forces with a local highwayman who steals from the rich to give to the poor.
Then the pawn broker snitches, and Mazie is captured by the Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire. A man who is far too handsome, far too observant…and surely as corrupt as his father once was.
Sensible, rule-driven Trent Carthwick, twelfth Earl of Radford, is certain the threat of the gallows will prompt the villagers’ belovedAngel of Kindness to reveal the highwayman’s identity. But his bewitching captive volunteers nothing—except a sultry, bewildering kiss.
And so the games begin. Trent feints, Mazie parries. He threatens, she pretends nonchalance. He cajoles, she rebuffs. Thwarted at every turn, Trent probes deep into her one vulnerability—her past. There he finds the leverage he needs and a searing truth that challenges all he believes about right and wrong.




Nottinghamshire Series, #2 (a novella)

 Having awaited the return of her husband for half a decade, Catherine Raybourne, the Marchioness of Foster, has no intention of reconciling with her misbehaving marquess. But when he insists he needs an heir-immediately-she must confront her own lingering desires. Can she protect her heart while attempting to win his once again





Nottinghamshire Series, #3

Lady Helen Gladstone has siblings to protect and creditors at her door. There's only one way to stave off disaster—to find the fabled fortune that her deceased brother buried years ago. Her experience with her lying father and gambling brother has left her able to spot a scoundrel at ten paces. Unfortunately, the scoundrel she encounters is a lot closer than that...and he's planning to make off with her treasure.
After years of exile, Roane Grantham is eager to begin a new life without the law on his heels. First, he needs gold—his gold, buried one drunken night long ago. But he doesn't count on a petite, bold-as-brass blonde laying claim to his hoard.
Forming an uneasy alliance, Helen and Roane adventure through the high peaks of England, battling treasure hunters, violent storms, and dangerous terrain. But can they escape the growing passion that lays claim to their hearts?



Author Bio:

Leigh LaValle lives in the Pacific Northwest with her family. When she is not writing, mommying, or reading, she is rarely seen cleaning, and more often found hiking or, when she is really lucky, in the white powder of the ski slopes. She is also a devoted yoga practitioner and instructor.

Author Contact:

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Happy Reading !! ~ Wendy 

Friday, January 10, 2014

Blog Tours

This month I have two blog tours coming your way from Book Monster Promotions.
 I am very excited to share these great authors with you!

The first one will be on the 17th and will feature author

Leigh LaValle with her third book in the Nottinghamshire Series

The Rogue Returns

The second book will be on the 30th and will feature author

Tigris Eden with her book The Genesis Project.


Great covers, don't you think ?  

And for a heads up.......

In February I have two tour stops already scheduled.

Elisabeth Staab with her new book One Week ( check out the cover)
from Enchantress of Books Blog Tours



and on the 19th I will host Abigail Gibbs with her book Autumn Rose
(another great cover) Book Monster Promotions.


Don't forget to stop back by and see more  on these authors and their books!

Happy Reading!! ~ Wendy

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Coming soon !!

Hey guys, I have some great authors coming your way.

I have teamed up with

Enchantress of Books and Book Monster Promotions

I will be hosting a few book tours and I hope you find something that catches your interest. 

So don't forget to stop back by !!

Happy Reading ~ Wendy

Monday, January 6, 2014

What's on your reading list this year ? Do you look for new authors, or stick with your favorites ?

I always look forward to anything from :

Gena Showalter, Kresley Cole, Claudy Conn, Mary Balogh, Susan Mallery, Nicholas Sparks, PC Cast to name a few of my favories.

This past year I have found some new authors I will watch for their new releases, here are there names:

CJ Ellisson, Tes Hilaire, Elisabeth Staab, Kait Ballenger, Erin Kellison, Cat Miller, 
Lisa Renee Jones, Boone Brux and list can go on.

If you have any recommendations I am open to any genre.

Thanks for your support and Happy Reading!! ~ Wendy

Sunday, January 5, 2014

After Dark by Gena Showlater and Kait Ballenger Coupon.

Get your coupon now !  Good for $1.00 off this great read !

I am sharing this from Kait Ballenger's facebook and website so please share!
Below are a few ways to find both Kait and Gena.

Gena Showalter 



Please check back for my review. 

Have a great week ! Happy Reading! ~ Wendy


Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Happy New Year !

I wish you a  Happy Healthy New Year !

I am looking forward to all the new releases this year.
If you have any books you are waiting for let me know
in the comments and maybe I can get together with the
author for a giveaway. 

Enjoy your day and happy reading -Wendy