Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Hold Me Tight by Faith Sullivan Release Day Party!

Title: Hold Me Tight
Author: Faith Sullivan
Release date: April 30, 2014
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Age Group: New Adult
Ebook available at: Kindle | Nook | Smashwords


He loves me. He loves me not.

Ivy's heart shatters upon hearing Eric's crushing ultimatum. Despite how much she cares for him, she won't give in to his demands. She has no choice but to leave, even if it's the hardest thing she's ever had to do.

She loves me. She loves me not.

When Ivy walks out, Eric can't help feeling betrayed. Unwilling to put her at risk, he values her safety above all else. By refusing to compromise, he's blindsided when she moves in with a man who's already stolen so much from him.

I love you. You love me not.

Lauren sees Eric and Ivy's split as an opportunity to end their relationship once and for all. When Ivy places herself at the mercy of Eric's rival, Lauren plots to destroy the fragile tie binding them together, even if she endangers Ivy's life in the process.


But there’s something I have to do before this goes any further.

Slowly, I draw my head away from her embrace, finding the courage to finally meet her eyes. Her hair hasn’t been combed and her face is all tear-stained, but she has never looked more beautiful.

She stands, bracing herself against me. Her breath hitches when I gently start unbuttoning her shirt, but her eyes never leave my face. I stop partway up, raising the bottom half of her cami up and over her baby bump. Dropping down, I run my hands across her stomach, feeling her shiver against my fingertips. Looking up at her, I place my lips on her bellybutton, kissing the child that’s growing within her, the miracle we created.

“I will never ask you to choose again,” I say solemnly, my voice nothing but a whisper.

Ivy starts to cry in earnest, placing her hands atop mine.

“You are my heart now. Whatever happens to you happens to me.” I kiss each one of her knuckles as she sighs deeply, like she’s been longing with all her soul to hear me say these words. “I know I’m not as brave as you are, but I promise to try harder.”

“Eric, stop. You’re the bravest man I know,” she proclaims with a tender fierceness, tears shining in her eyes.

“I’m just so afraid of losing you,” I mutter, breaking down.

“Oh, Eric,” she whimpers, sobbing right along with me. “I know, baby... I know.”

I lean back against the wall, guiding her onto my lap. We don’t say anything more. We just sit there and hold each other, savoring the moment.
What readers are saying about HOLD ME TIGHT:

"I'm so excited! Eric's balls grew back! He's going to fight for her. I envisioned the whole scene in my mind. True romance at its finest." 
- Rhonda Hofmiller

"You are such a tease! What a way to leave me hanging there, after that scene at the kitchen table. DAMN. Hose me down with cold water please!" 
-Natalie Smith
"Hallelujah and praise the Lord, Eric is FINALLY going after what's his! *sigh* What a lovely welcome home present indeed!"
- Ashley Bodette

About the Author:

Faith Sullivan is an author of New Adult contemporary romances including the HEARTBEAT trilogy, the TAKE ME NOW series and the 9/11 novel, UNEXPECTED. She writes love stories with a little dash of crazy.

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Sunday, 27 April 2014

Review: What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell

4052117Title: What I Saw and How I Lied
Author: Judy Blundell
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Pages: 284
Release Date: November 1st 2008
Series: -
Where I Got It: Library

Synopsis: Murder and intrigue surround a girl in this mystery set in American in the aftermath of WWII

When Evie's father returned home from World War II, the family fell back into its normal life pretty quickly. But Joe Spooner brought more back with him than just good war stories. When movie-star handsome Peter Coleridge, a young ex-GI who served in Joe's company in postwar Austria, shows up, Evie is suddenly caught in a complicated web of lies that she only slowly recognizes. She finds herself falling for Peter, ignoring the secrets that surround him . . . until a tragedy occurs that shatters her family and breaks her life in two.

Judy Blundell
Judy BlundellJudy Blundell has written books for middle grade, young adult, and adult readers under several pseudonyms. Her novel, Premonitions, was an ALA Reluctant Readers Best Picks and was chosen by the New York Public Library as a 2004 Best Books for the Teen Age. Among her forthcoming projects is Book #4 in the New York Times bestselling series, The 39 Clues. Judy Blundell lives in Katonah, New York, with her husband and daughter.
2008 National Book Award winner for her YA novel What I Saw and How I Lied, Judy Blundell is well known to Star Wars fans by her pseudonym, Jude Watson.
What could be more fun than writing in your journal? Well, how about writing Queen Amidala's journal for her? Jude Watson is currently the most celebrated author in the prequel-era of the Star Wars phenomenon. She's no stranger to science fiction — her own series, entitled, is a mystery series based on the Internet. Watson became involved with LucasBooks when an editor she had worked with in the past selected her to write Captive to Evil by Princess Leia Organa (Star Wars Journal). Since then Watson has penned the Star Wars Jedi Apprentice series as well as journals for Queen Amidala and Darth Maul.
Readers of the Queen Amidala journal become privy to all her top secrets such as why she applies her lipstick in such an odd manner and how she manages her two identities as Queen Amidala and as Padme. The book is a doorway to all her thoughts, fears and strategies for everything from dealing with droid blasts to negotiating with the less-than-trustworthy Neimoidians!
In Jude's series, Jedi Quest, she explores the world of the Jedi through Jedi Master Obiwan Kenobi and his apprentice Anakin Skywalker.
So how does Jude keep all the characters and events in order? Jude definitely relies on the movies and the folks at LucasBooks, and she has even used A Guide to the Star Wars Universe by Bill Slavicsek as a handy reference. Jude also credits the creative collaboration with Scholastic editor David Levithan and Lucas editors Jane Mason and Sarah Hines Stephens as being extremely helpful. On the Lucas editors, she comments, "They are also incredibly cool — not only do they know the Star Wars universe inside and out, they really urge writers to bring their own ideas to the table."
Although the books are written for children ranging from 9 to 13 years of age, Watson has found a large fan base with adults! That's not a surprise since the stories are not only timeless, but also universal.


I read this book on April 23rd 2014.

Ok, where do I begin? Evie... Evie... why? I mean, I don't think I've ever read a book with a more stupid lead role. Obviously, things are going on that she doesn't know about and she just thinks of it as nothing. Like, really? Really?

Evie is 15 years old and not the brightest bulb... or whatever. I sure hope I wasn't this naive at 15 because I was embarrassed throughout the entire book for her because she was just so... naive is the only word. Maybe she got better with age? I don't know, but it was sad to read. Every time I read something where she just made the stupidest move, I just wanted to chuck the book across the room. However, I didn't do that. First of all, it wasn't mine. Second of all, its a book and I love books.

The story seemed to go from one thing to the next and that was one of the most annoying things. I don't know why the author wrote the novel this way, but it wasn't fun.

I read the book in about a day because I needed to finish the book and move on. I recommend this to young adult readers who love post-war.

Ages: 14+
Grades: 9 and up

Review: Bad For You (Sea Breeze #7) by Abbi Glines

18895846Title: Bad for You
Author: Abbi Glines
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages: 218
Release Date: April 1st 2014
Series: Sea Breeze #7
Where I Got It:

Synopsis: Innocence was never meant for the addictive…

Addiction was something Krit Corbin accepted as part of his nature a long time ago. He decided to embrace it and flip his finger at the rules. Women had always been the number one thing on his list of addictions. He couldn’t get enough. Being the lead singer in a rock band had only made access to his favorite addiction that much easier.

Being alone was the only thing Blythe Denton understood. The small town minister’s family that raised her hadn’t accepted her as their own. The minister’s wife had always made sure Blythe understood just how unworthy she was of love. When Blythe is sent away to college and given a chance to finally be free of living as an unwanted burden, she looks forward to having peace in her life. Being alone isn’t something that bothers her. She escapes reality in the stories she writes.

However, the ridiculously sexy tattooed guy who keeps throwing parties in the apartment above hers is driving her crazy. For starters, he doesn’t treat her like she would expect a guy with a different woman always hanging on his arm to treat someone as uninteresting as her. She looks nothing like the gorgeous women she sees parading in and out of his apartment, but for some strange reason he keeps showing up at her door.

During a party at his apartment, Krit’s new neighbor comes to the door with her long brown hair pulled up in a messy knot and a pair of glasses perched on her cute little nose. She wants him to turn down the music, but he convinces her to stay.

Krit Corbin may have just found his biggest addiction yet. And Blythe Denton realizes too late that she’s finally been claimed.

Abbi Glines
Abbi GlinesSince publishing her first novel Breathe in May of 2011, Abbi has also released The New York Times bestselling Seabreeze Series which includes Breathe, Because of Low, While It Lasts, Just For Now and Sometimes It Last, The Existence Trilogy that includes the USA Today Bestseller Ceaseless. New York Times and USA TODAY bestsellers The Vincent Boys and The Vincent Brothers. Last but not least her most popular series to date, Rosemary Beach which includes The New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers Fallen Too Far, Never Too Far, Forever Too Far, Twisted Perfection and Simple Perfection. Her newest book scheduled to be released on December 17th, 2013 is Misbehaving (Seabreeze).

When Abbi isn’t locked away in her office typing away she is hauling her kids to and from their many social activities. You could say her second job is the Glines Kids personal chauffeur. It’s a rather illustrious job.


I read this book on April 21st 2014.

Krit is seriously the baddest boy and I absolutely love it! You fans of Abbi out there, prepare yourselves for the ultimate bad boy!

I thought I knew bad boy - Cage - until Krit sauntered in! Oh my, he is something else! He was everything I look for in a guy! Hot, pierced (extra hot), tattoos (even hotter), caring, fun, lovable, and well, the list just keeps going!

Blythe was one of my favourite characters Abbi has ever written. She was so innocent, yet not idiotically so, she cares for Krit, she always does her best. The one thing I didn't like was how she thought she wasn't beautiful at all - but can I really blame her? From what I'd read, the mother she grew up with was like a personal hell for her. And I felt really sorry for her because, somehow, she survived all the abuse. But I'm glad she did cause now she has a hot man!

Krit and Blythe's story was one of my absolute favourites! Obviously, they did break up at some point (isn't that how it always is in romance books?) but I was glad! It wasn't a break-up, more of a break and I liked how Blythe could be independent to do this. They're break-up reason was perfectly reasonable - and really, I'd be angry if they didn't take a break after that.

The story line was paced at a good, read-able pace, and honestly, I couldn't put the story down for three seconds. I started it at 11:30PM and that was a mistake. I was up until 3:00AM until I finished and fell in love all over again. Really, I wish I could just re-read it without remembering what happens.

I recommend this book to Abbi fans and readers who adore those bad boys!
Ages: 17+
Grades: 12 and up

Saturday, 26 April 2014

BROKEN by Lauren Layne Teaser Reveal and Cover Spotlight

BROKEN by Lauren Layne Teaser Reveal and Cover Spotlight 

Lauren Layne, the author of the hit New Adult romance Isn’t She Lovely, and Random House’s Flirt imprint, are thrilled to share a first look at BROKEN, Lauren’s upcoming New Adult romance, and spotlight her gorgeous new cover!

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BROKEN by Lauren Layne

Flirt New Adult Romance

On sale: September 2, 2014

ISBN: 978-0-553-39035-3

About the book:

Lauren Layne’s heart-wrenching novel tells the story of a girl with secrets, a guy with scars, and a love that could save them both... or destroy them.

When Olivia Middleton abandons the glamour of Park Avenue for a remote, coastal town in Maine, everyone assumes she’s being the kind do-gooder she’s always been. But Olivia has a secret: helping an injured war veteran reenter society isn’t about charity—it’s about penance. Only, Olivia’s client isn’t the grateful elderly man she’s expecting. Instead, he’s a brooding twenty-four-year-old who has no intention of being Olivia’s path to redemption... and whose smoldering gaze and forbidden touch might be her undoing.

Paul Langdon doesn’t need a mirror to show him he’s no longer the hotshot quarterback he was before the war. He knows he’s ugly—inside and out. He’ll do anything to stay in self-imposed exile, even accept his father’s ultimatum that Paul tolerate the newest caretaker for three months or lose his inheritance. But Paul doesn’t count on the beautiful twenty-two-year-old who makes him long for things that he can never have. And the more she slips past his defenses, the more keeping his distance is impossible.

Now Paul and Olivia have to decide: Will they help each other heal? Or are they forever broken?

** Teaser Reveal!**

Olivia squirms. "Why are you looking at me like that?"

"I've never known a female to acquiesce that easily without a 

catch. How about you hit me with it now and get it over with?”

Olivia shrugs. "Fine. I was going to say that I won't run alone, if you 

promise to go with me."

"No," I say, almost before she's finished her sentence.

"Why not?"

I rap my cane once against the ground. "Well, for starters, despite 

the fact that there are tortoises that could surpass your sorry excuse for a 

jog, I'm in no shape to accompany even the most pathetic of runners."

"What a handy skill you have of overloading a sentence with 

insults," she says as she reaches up to adjust her ponytail. "That must be 

helpful what with your thriving social life and all."

I thump my cane against the ground again, studying her. "Must be 

nice, picking on the cripple."

Olivia rolls her eyes. "Please. Your soul's more crippled than your 


She has no idea how right she is, and I have no intention of letting her 

anywhere close enough to find out. I've gotten good at shutting people out 

by pushing them away . . . being as nasty as possible until they reach their 

breaking point. But with her? It's different.

We hope you enjoyed this sneak peek of BROKEN by Lauren Layne! Love everything 

Lauren Layne? Her newest adult contemporary romance in the Sex, Love and 

Stiletto series, JUST ONE NIGHT, is on sale now!

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Thursday, 24 April 2014

What? See That?

Hey ya'll! Wow! Thank you so much! It feels so long since I've done one of these...

Okay, so on October 3rd 2013, I made a blog. Yes, you've heard the story; yadda, yadda. Then, seven months later I see this!

Wow! And I now review at the following:

- Goodreads
- Barnes and Noble
- Leafmarks

My followers: 155
Goodreads: 140

So thank you all my fellow followers and viewers! I hope to do some giveaways soon to celebrate!

Thursday, 17 April 2014

eARC Review: Isn't She Lovely by Lauren Layne

 Title: Isn't She Lovely
Author: Lauren Layne
Publisher: Random House LLC
Pages: 243
Release Date: October 28th 2013
Series: -
Where I Got It: The Publisher, via NetGalley

Synopsis: The rules are clear—until they're broken. Lauren Layne puts a New Adult spin on Pygmalion, also the inspiration for Pretty Woman, and gives the classic love story its edgiest twist yet.

"Who knew that pretending you're not falling for someone would be so much more difficult than pretending that you are?"

Stephanie Kendrick gave up her whole summer to ace her NYU film school screenwriting course, so she's pissed to be stuck with a preppy, spoiled frat boy as her writing partner. Then again, with her piercings, black-rimmed eyes, and Goth wardrobe, Stephanie isn't exactly Ethan Price's type, either. He's probably got his eye on some leggy blonde with a trust fund... or does he?

As the summer scene kicks off in the Hamptons, Ethan is desperate to make his snobbish mother forget the pedigreed girl who broke his heart. While Stephanie's a stretch as a decoy, the right makeover and a pastel cardigan just might do the trick. She may not love the idea of playing Ethan's brainless Barbie girlfriend, but the free rent and luxurious digs make a tempting offer. So does the promise of a ready-made screenplay idea inspired by their charade.

But when Stephanie steps into Ethan's privileged world, the "acting" begins to feel all too real. The kissing and touching that were intended to fool the Hamptons crowd wind up manipulating "them." And Stephanie faces a question she's too afraid to ask: Is Ethan falling for the real her or for the dolled-up princess he wants to see?

Lauren Layne
Lauren Layne is a snarky smartass with a serious weakness for happily ever afters.

Marrying her high school sweetheart was a good start. *cue Disney soundtrack.*

But Lauren wanted all romance, all the time.

Now she writes fictional happy endings, and considers her job done well if you swoon while reading her books.

Don't worry. You will.

Once upon a time she lived in a Manhattan high-rise, but now she's on the laid-back train in the Seattle area. If you ever find yourself in Issaquah, she'll probably buy you a drink. Maybe.


I read this book on April 14th 2014.

I received this book from the publisher, via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

The story could be slightly predictable, but the reader can't help but enjoy the banter.

I actually really enjoyed this book. It had everything I look for in books: romance, humor, swoon-worthy-ness, and the characters. Just perfect characters. Stephanie Kendrick reminded myself in many ways and it was refreshing. She would wear dark clothes and colours, and always wore combat boots. When Ethan meets her, they despise each other. Then he proposes an offer to Stephanie that she can't refuse. The story line was similar to books and movies I've read/seen before. I liked knowing the story. And even though the story could be slightly predictable, the reader can't help but enjoy the banter between Ethan and Stephanie.

Stephanie was a strong and guarded character. She had her reasons for being the way she was and we learn of them as the story goes on. I'm not gonna lie, the story dragged on in some of her scenes because her life story could be so predictable. It seemed that, while reading, I'd already read this and knew exactly why she was guarded before we even got a hint of it.

Ethan was more open, golden-boy type. However, don't let his image fool you, he could be pretty bad-ass especially in the end. That made me bust out laughing (fellow readers, you know what I'm talking about). The story could drag on slightly in the beginning, but once the reader gets into the story, you simply can't put the story down. The story sort of calls to you, not letting you get one thing done.

I recommend this book to readers who enjoy New Adult romance and humor filled story lines.
Ages: 16+
Grades: 10 and up

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

eARC Review: The Break-Up Artist by Philip Siegel

Title: The Break-Up Artist
Author: Philip Siegel
Publisher: HarlequinTEEN
Pages: 336
Release Date: April 29th 2014
Series: -
Where I Got It: The Publisher via NetGalley

Synopsis: Some sixteen-year-olds babysit for extra cash. Some work at the Gap. Becca Williamson breaks up couples. 

After watching her sister get left at the altar, Becca knows the true damage that comes when people utter the dreaded L-word. For just $100 via paypal, she can trick and manipulate any couple into smithereens. With relationship zombies overrunning her school, and treating single girls like second class citizens, business is unfortunately booming. Even her best friend Val has resorted to outright lies to snag a boyfriend.

One night, she receives a mysterious offer to break up the homecoming king and queen, the one zombie couple to rule them all: Steve and Huxley. They are a JFK and Jackie O in training, masters of sweeping faux-mantic gestures, but if Becca can split them up, then school will be safe again for singletons. To succeed, she'll have to plan her most elaborate scheme to date and wiggle her way back into her former BFF Huxley’s life – not to mention start a few rumors, sabotage some cell phones, break into a car, and fend off the inappropriate feelings she’s having about Val’s new boyfriend. All while avoiding a past victim out to expose her true identity.

No one said being the Break-Up Artist was easy.

Philip Siegel
Philip Siegel
Philip Siegel grew up in New Jersey, which he insists is much nicer than certain TV shows would have you believe. He graduated from Northwestern University and promptly moved out to Los Angeles, where he became an NBC page. He likes to think that the character of Kenneth on 30 Rock is loosely based on his life rights. Currently, he works in downtown Chicago by day while he writes novels at night and during his commute sandwiched in between colorful characters on the El.


I read this book on April 16th 2014.

I received this book in exchange for an honest review from the publisher, via NetGalley.

Can I just start with how disgusting is Ezra? I mean, I hated the kid. So disgusting, I hated the character straight from the beginning of the book. Ugh, ok, I just had to get that off my chest. Moving on...

The story is pretty much this: Becca, single, breaks up couples at school for $100 paypal. She is not known by anyone at her school. Only her sister, Diane knows.
You'd like to think it just goes from there. However, the story has many different stories all together to make one. Diane has her own story, her ex-best friend Huxley, Valerie (Val), Ezra, and even Becca. It just felt there was to much going on in the story to be able to focus. Honestly, I didn't enjoy this book and had a hard time getting through it. It was very obvious. I knew exactly what was going to happen, when, and I predicted the ending.

The author had a few errors in the writing and some words were ones I didn't know and didn't understand. I also felt that the story line lacked something. I think the problem in the story might have been the fact that the writer was a man and the main character was a female. I don't know, but whatever the problem I couldn't connect with Becca on any level.

Note: this is just my opinion. Yours could be completely different from mine, and I do still recommend this book to readers who enjoy dramatic contemporary, young adult.

Ages: 14+
Grades: 8 and up

Happenstance by Jamie McGuire NEW NOVELLA Cover Reveal & GIVEAWAY

We are thrilled to share the gorgeous cover and a teaser for Happenstance by New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Jamie McGuire! We'd love to know what you think, so please be sure to comment below AND don't forget to check out the amazing giveaway!

Title: Happenstance
Author: Jamie McGuire
Publisher: Jamie McGuire LLC (May 9, 2014)
Print Length: 100 pages


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#1 New York Times Bestseller Jamie McGuire returns to self-publishing with this page-turning YA account of Erin Easter, one of three Erins in the small senior class of rural Blackwell High School who not only share a first name, but also their birthday. Erin Easter, raised by a neglectful single mom, keeps to herself and admires Weston Gates from afar. The other Erins, Erin A. and Erin M. are the darlings of the community: daughters of the two wealthiest families in town, best friends, cheerleaders, and everything Erin Easter isn't--and they never let her forget it. Erin A. has even claimed Weston since the 8th grade. 

Weston is a well-liked star athlete, and the son of two prominent attorneys. He struggles daily with the pressures of living up to his family name and secretly empathizes with Erin Easter's feeling that she belongs somewhere else; in a different life. Not until he begins sneaking nights out with Erin does he gain the courage to buck expectations and acknowledge his feelings ... both for his future, and for her. 

But when a shocking tragedy rocks the tiny town, Erin's life is turned upside down in the best way possible. But when the truth is revealed and everything Erin thinks she wanted falls into her lap, life only becomes more complicated.

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About the Author:

New York Times best selling author Jamie McGuire has penned the Providence series and contemporary romance Beautiful Disaster. She lives in Oklahoma with her husband and three children. She is an RT(R), a graduate of Autry and Oklahoma Northern College, and a full time writer.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Goodbye to You by A.J. Matthews COVER REVEAL


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By A.J. Matthews

New Adult Romance

Release July 1, 2014

Published by Swoon Romance

Europe? Nope. Mexico? Nope. Key West?

Not me. This summer, I’m playing nursemaid to my sister. Yeah, I know. Relatively good looking twenty-two-year-olds don’t spend the summer bedside in the cancer ward but, that’s the plan. Until my sister threatens me with bodily harm unless I get on the plane.

That’s when I met him. He likes me. Really likes me. But more than that, he loves my boobs — like can’t get enough. I have no idea how to tell him that they’ll be gone soon. Courtesy of a preventative double mastectomy. Yep. That’s what testing positive for the breast cancer gene mutation will do to a girl.

But don’t feel sorry for me. I’m enjoying him, holding on until the last possible minute, while I muster up the strength to tell him, and watch him walk away.

You can find the author on Goodreads here.

Sunday, 13 April 2014

Cover Reveal & Giveaway: Wreck You by Jennifer Snyder

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Wreck You by Jennifer Snyder
(A Coldcreek Novel #3)
Publication date: June 3rd 2014
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance

Outspoken and flirtatious, Lauren Myers is more than most guys can handle. Even so, a disastrous trip to her boyfriend’s hometown in Greece leaves her reeling, forcing her to reevaluate her views on men and relationships all together.

Level-headed and reserved, Ian Mason is perfectly content with his life the way that it is—until a phone call from his mother flips his life upside down. Suddenly, everything changes and he’s forced to hold the weight of the family business all on his own.

After a chance meeting draws them together, the two will learn love often finds those who aren’t necessarily looking, and that there are moments in life that hold within them all the power to wreck you.


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Jennifer Snyder lives in North Carolina were she spends most of her time writing new adult and young adult fiction, reading, and struggling to stay on top of housework. She is a tea lover with an obsession for Post-it notes and smooth writing pens. Jennifer lives with her husband and two children, who endure listening to songs that spur inspiration on repeat and tolerate her love for all paranormal, teenage-targeted TV shows.

Find out more about her latest novel by visiting her blog:

Other ways to connect with Jennifer:
Email: Jennifersnyder04(at)gmail(dot)com

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Saturday, 12 April 2014

eARC Review: Bastard's Brew (Family Portrait #3) by Gillian Felix

21422770Title: Bastard's Brew
Author: Gillian Felix
Publisher: Gillian Felix
Pages: 160
Series: Family Portrait #3
Release Date: April 13th 2014
Where I Got It: Author, Gillian Felix

Synopsis: When L'Wren's ex-boyfriend Jeff suddenly disappears, she turns to Kevin to help her find him. With one phone call, Kevin makes sure that Jeff stays hidden and that L'Wren's heart is broken, leaving the door open for Kevin to pursue her. But Kevin is not as free as L'Wren thinks; she is in the dark about his affair with her stepmother, Savi. Savi constantly reminds Kevin of his devious ways and uses their secret to keep him as her toyfriend. 

“You don’t deserve to be loved, and you don’t deserve to be happy. You and I are the same … we’re broken inside. Everything we touch, we destroy. We don’t get happily ever after … we don’t get to ride off into the sunset. You know who gets that? L’Wren … she gets it, she gets the guy, and she deserves a decent guy.”- Savi

Kevin desires to be the man that L'Wren deserves, but before he can assume the role of white knight, he brews one last plan to get rid of Savi for good. Will L'Wren, the innocent victim in their twisted game, become a casualty?

Kevin may have sold his body to the devil in stilettos, but he'd be damned if he let her have his heart. 

Suitable for young adult readers 18+

Gillian Felix
Gillian FelixGillian Felix has been writing since she was old enough to hold a pencil. She enjoys creating characters that could be your next-door neighbor, but would you want them as your neighbor is another story.

Originally from the island republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Miss Felix moved to the United States in 1998. Since then she has been involved in the entertainment industry for over ten years. Her experience ranges from script supervisor to production manager on many independent features. She is trained in the Meisner and Stanislavski technique of acting, which she credits as an asset to her character development and writing.

Miss Felix is also an entrepreneur and advocate for children's and women's rights.


I read this book on April 9th 2014.

I received this book for a book tour from the author in exchange for an honest review.

This book was slightly awkward to read. I believe this was because I didn't read the first two yet (however, I plan to do so). It seemed as if there was so much going on in the story which made me confused for half the book. I did an interview with the author, and she said she wrote it as if it where a show. I found this interesting and think that it would be a fantastic show. It had so many story lines that sort of confused me, but was fun to read.

Kevin is a drug dealer who is trying to protect his family. He loves L'Wren. He's having an affair with L'Wren's stepmother Savi. His sister is 15 and is dating an employee of theirs, who thinks she is his age (he's around 25). His brother was a more minor character but affected the story.

It was entertaining to see what was going to happen next and I enjoyed it. I recommend the series to readers who enjoy mystery-like romances.

Ages: 17+
Grades: 12 and up