The Heracliad by Richard Bertematti reviewed by Chris

TheHercliad by Richard BertemattiTitle: The Heracliad
Author: Richard Bertematti
Release Date: June 15, 2014
Publisher: Tridium Press
Pages: 704
Source: Netgalley

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I tried. I really did. I really, really tried.

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Cover Reveal: Meet Your Baker by Ellie Alexander

Today we’re excited to announce the cover reveal of Meet Your Baker by Ellie Alexander. This is a cozy mystery that releases December 30th by St. Martin’s Press. This is the first in the Bakeshop Mystery series!
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Book Blitz: Who We Were by Christy Sloat

Who We WereAbout the Book:

Title: Who We Were
Author: Christy Sloat
Published: September 15, 2014
Publisher: Anchor Group Publishing

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   “Who we were had washed away with the summer. Who we are was yet to be seen.”
   Summer school at Alcott High was only supposed to gain Sadie Peters extra credit, nothing more. Her goal wasn’t to make friends, or gain the attention of the most popular football player, yet she managed both. Her life was cruising along on course … until that summer.
   Could a simple stint in a different school change her identity completely and introduce her to love for the first time? How would that affect her relationship with Lily, her best friend?
   Hopefully their friendship was strong enough to make it through the tumultuous summer. Sadie learns that great things come with change, but sometimes memories of the past are hardest to part with.

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Cover Reveal: Something About Love by Elana Johnson

Something About Love by Elana JohnsonAbout SOMETHING ABOUT LOVE: High school senior Olivia Winging gave up her love of photography when she gave up her boyfriend, Trevor Youngblood, a year and a half ago. She broke things off with Trevor because her mom married his dad, and dating your step-brother? Creepy.

Livvy hasn’t been on good terms with her mother since, and one of her stipulations for staying at the Youngblood’s every other weekend is that Trevor can’t be there. When she gets nominated for the Junior Photography in Excellence award, Trevor insists she enter. She agrees—only if every photo in the portfolio can be of him. Knowing that Livvy can capture a person’s deepest secrets through her lens, Trevor hesitates before accepting the deal.

As Livvy gets behind the lens of her camera again, her love of photography is rekindled. Unfortunately, the time she spends with Trevor also re-ignites the old flame for him she’s kept smothered for so long.

In order for Livvy to finish her portfolio, she’ll have to face her feelings for Trevor as well as deal with the animosity between her and her mother. Livvy’s always been able to capture a person’s soul from behind the camera—but she’s not sure she likes it when the lens is suddenly focused on her. If she can’t find a way to forgive her mother and admit how she feels about Trevor, Livvy may end up losing more than just the photography contest. She could lose her heart.

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Cover Reveal: Wicked by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Wicked by Jennifer L. ArmentroutWICKED Pre-Order:


WICKED Synopsis:

Things are about to get Wicked in New Orleans.

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Spotlight: Too Much To Lose by Samantha Holt

Too Much To Lose by Samantha HoltBOOK INFORMATION
TITLE – Too Much to Lose
SERIES – Dirty Little Secrets
AUTHOR – Samantha Holt
GENRE – Contemporary Romance
PUBLICATION DATE – September 5th 2014
LENGTH (Pages/# Words) - 75000

Have you ever been so desperate you made a decision that would haunt you forever?

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The Long Shadow by Liza Marklund reviewed by Chris

The Long Shadow by Liza MarklundTitle: The Long Shadow
Series: Annika Bengzton #8
Author: Liza Marklund
Publisher: Atria/Emily Bestler Books (US); Vintage Canada
Release Date: April 15, 2014 (US); Sept 17, 2013 (Canada)
Source: Personal Copy (Vintage Canada edition)

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The Gospel of Loki by Joanne M. Harris reviewed by Chris

The Gospel of Loki by Joanne M. HarrisTitle: The Gospel of Loki
Author: Joanne M. Harris
Release Date: November 6, 2014
Publisher: Gollancz
Pages: 320
Source: Personal copy

Apparently Loki is the man of the moment. He needs to thank Tom Hiddleston for that apparently. While some of those who pick up Joanne Harris’ latest might be hoping for Loki a la Marvel, those of us who know about the real Loki are in for a great ride.

That little trickster…

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