Friday, October 31, 2014

Tasty Book Tours: Excerpt from Various States of Undress: Virginia by Laura Simcox + #Giveaway



After spending years in professional theater as a costume designer, Laura Simcox eased out of the hectic whirlwind of opening nights and settled in a comfy desk chair to write romance. She believes that life is too short not to appreciate heartwarming, quirky humor and her novels are lighthearted journeys into the happily-ever-after. She lives in North Carolina with her true love and adorable little son.

Connect with Laura: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads





Thursday, October 30, 2014

Tasty Book Tour: Spotlight on Alex by Sawyer Bennett + #Giveaway


Meet Sawyer Bennett, author of ALEX

USA Today bestselling author Sawyer Bennett is a snarky Southern woman and reformed trial lawyer who decided to finally start putting on paper all of the stories that were floating in her head. Her husband works for a Fortune 100 company which lets him fly all over the world while she stays at home with their daughter and three big, furry dogs who hog the bed. Sawyer would like to report she doesn’t have many weaknesses but can be bribed with a nominal amount of milk chocolate.

Connect with Sawyer: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads





Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Novel Tease Tour: Spotlight on Captivated by Megan Hart and Tiffany Reisz + #Giveaway


Meet Tiffany Reisz, author of 'Seize the Night' featured in CAPTIVATED

Tiffany Reisz lives with her boyfriend (a reformed book reviewer) and two cats (one good, one evil). She graduated with a B.A. in English from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky and is making both her parents and her professors proud by writing BDSM erotica under her real name. She has five piercings, one tattoo, and has been arrested twice.

When not under arrest, Tiffany enjoys Latin Dance, Latin Men, and Latin Verbs. She dropped out of a conservative southern seminary in order to pursue her dream of becoming a smut peddler. Johnny Depp’s aunt was her fourth grade teacher. Her first full-length novel THE SIREN was inspired by a desire to tie up actor Jason Isaacs (on paper). She hopes someday life will imitate art (in bed).

If she couldn’t write, she would die.

Connect with Tiffany: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads


Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Tasty Book Tours: Spotlight on Just A Little Crush by Renita Pizzitola + #Giveaway



Renita Pizzitola is the author of New Adult contemporary romance and Young Adult fantasy. When not writing, she can be found feeding her caramel macchiato addiction and reading just about anything she can get her hands on. She lives in Austin, Texas, with her husband and two children.

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InkSlinger PR Release Day: Excerpt from All Broke Down by Cora Carmack + #Giveaway



Cora Carmack is a twenty-something writer who likes to write about twenty-something characters. She's done a multitude of things in her life-- boring jobs (like working retail), Fun jobs (like working in a theatre), stressful jobs (like teaching), and dream jobs (like writing). She enjoys placing her characters in the most awkward situations possible, and then trying to help them get a boyfriend out of it. Awkward people need love, too. Her first book, LOSING IT, was a New York Times and USA Today bestseller.

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Monday, October 27, 2014

Tasty Book Tours: Excerpt from Her Perfect Game by Shannyn Schroeder + #Giveaway



Shannyn Schroeder is the author of the O’Leary series, contemporary romances centered around a large Irish-American family in Chicago and the new Hot & Nerdy series about 3 nerdy friends and their last spring break. When she’s not wrangling her three kids or writing, she watches a ton of TV and loves to bake cookies.

Connect with Shannyn: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads





Sunday, October 26, 2014

Spotlight on Last Hero Standing Anthology + #Giveaway

Authors donate to anthology to raise money for colleague stricken with breast cancer.
Eleven authors have donated their work to a box set of novellas to raise money for the medical expenses of a colleague stricken with breast cancer. The LAST HERO STANDING box set, which is set to release on Oct. 28, features 11 novels and novellas for only 99 cents, including a bonus short story from New York Times bestseller Dianna Love. All the proceeds from sales of the box set will go toward the medical expenses of USA Today bestselling author Pamela Clare, who was diagnosed with breast cancer this past April and has been unable to work since then. Read PAMELA’S STORY.


Meet Norah Wilson, one of the authors featured in the LAST HERO STANDING Anthology

Norah Wilson is a USA Today bestselling author of romantic suspense and paranormal romance. Together with Heather Doherty, she also writes the laugh-out-loud Dix Dodd cozy mysteries and fast-paced, spooky YA paranormal. She lives in Fredericton, New Brunswick with her husband, two adult children, her beloved Rotti-Shepherd mix Chloe and tuxedo cat Ruckus. Norah has had three of her romantic suspense stories final in the Romance Writers of America’s Golden Heart® contest until she sold her first story in 2004. She was also the winner of Dorchester Publishing’s New Voice in Romance contest in 2003.

Connect with Norah: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads

Friday, October 24, 2014

Tasty Book Tours: Spotlight on Silent Night by CJ Kyle + #Giveaway


Meet CJ Kyle, author of SILENT NIGHT

C.J. Kyle lives in Florida, where the weather is as bipolar as her characters sometimes turn out to be. Besides partaking in all things Jeep-related, she is an avid reader of most genres, loves cooking, watching sports, and thrives on being a wife and mother. She also classifies herself as a geek and nerd, enjoying gaming while thinking about the next scene she has to write. She loves to hear from her readers and can be found on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and more.

Connect with CJ: Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads



Spotlight on Holiday At Magnolia Bay by Tracy Solheim + #Giveaway (Kindle book)


Tracy Solheim, a military brat who now makes her home near Atlanta, began her writing career as a teenager when she penned a column in her town's local newspaper. Then, it was on to journalism school and a brief stint with NBC sports. After spending nearly two decades writing reports and testimonies for Congress, she delved into fiction. She lives in the suburbs with her husband, two teenagers, an aging Labrador retriever and a pony named after a monkey. When she's not writing, she enjoys photography, cooking, and reading. A frustrated sports writer, the books she loves to read--and write--feature athletes and the women who capture their hearts.

Connect with Tracy: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads



Thursday, October 23, 2014

Tasty Book Tours: Spotlight on Candis Terry's Sweet, Texas Series + #Giveaway



Candis Terry was born and raised near the sunny beaches of Southern California and now makes her home on an Idaho farm. She’s experienced life in such diverse ways as working in a Hollywood recording studio to chasing down wayward steers. Only one thing has remained the same: her passion for writing stories about relationships, the push and pull in the search for love, and the security one finds in their own happily ever after.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Tasty Book Tours: Spotlight/Review—Made For You by Lauren Layne + #Giveaway


Meet Lauren Layne, author of MADE FOR YOU

Lauren Layne used to work in e-commerce. She wore cute shoes and big-girl clothes like an adult.

Then she was like, nope, changed into her pajamas and started writing romance novels.

She believes in sarcasm, weekday happy hours, and happily ever after.

Connect with Lauren: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads



Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tasty Book Tours: Spotlight on What A Wallflower Wants by Maya Rodale + #Giveaway



Maya Rodale began reading romance novels in college at her mother’s insistence and it wasn’t long before she was writing her own. Maya is now the author of multiple Regency historical romances. She lives in New York City with her darling dog and a rogue of her own.

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InkSlinger PR Release Day: Excerpt from Rowdy by Jay Crownover + #Giveaway


Meet Jay Crownover, author of ROWDY

Jay Crownover is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Marked Men series. She also introduced the dark and sexy world of The Point in a new series this last summer starting with BETTER WHEN HE's BAD. Like her characters, she is a big fan of tattoos. She loves music and wishes she could be a rock star, but since she has no aptitude for singing or instrument playing, she'll settle for writing stories with interesting characters that make the reader feel something. She lives in Colorado with her three dogs.

Connect with Jay: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads






Monday, October 20, 2014

Tasty Book Tours: Excerpt from Christmas At Twilight by Lori Wilde + #Giveaway



Lori Wilde is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over 70 works of romantic fiction. She is a two-time RITA award nominee, a four time Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice nominee and has won numerous other awards. She earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Texas Christian University and holds a certificate in nursing forensics. An animal lover, Lori is owned by several pets, and lives in Texas with her husband, Bill.

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Sourcebooks Teaser Tour: What To Do With A Bad Boy by Marie Harte + #Giveaway (US)


Meet Marie Harte, author of WHAT TO DO WITH A BAD BOY

Caffeine addict, boy referee, and romance aficionado, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author MARIE HARTE is a confessed bibliophile and devotee of action movies. Whether hiking in Central Oregon, biking around town, or hanging at the local tea shop, she’s constantly plotting to give everyone a happily ever after. Visit www.marieharte.com and fall in love.

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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Forever Romance Blog Tour: Excerpt from Darling Beast by Elizabeth Hoyt + #Giveaway


Meet Elizabeth Hoyt, author of DARLING BEAST

Elizabeth Hoyt is a New York Times bestselling author of historical romance. She also writes deliciously fun contemporary romance under the name Julia Harper. Elizabeth lives in central Illinois with three untrained dogs, two angelic but bickering children, and one long-suffering husband.

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Forever Romance Blog Tour: Spotlight on One In A Million by Jill Shalvis


Meet Jill Shalvis, author of ONE IN A MILLION.

New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis lives in a small town in the Sierras full of quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is, um, mostly coincidental. Look for Jill's bestselling, award-winning books wherever romances are sold and visit her website for a complete book list and daily blog detailing her city-girl-living-in-the-mountains adventures.

Connect with Jill: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads




Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Tasty Book Tours: Excerpt from Keep Me Safe by Maya Banks + #Giveaway


Meet Maya Banks, author of KEEP ME SAFE

Maya Banks is a #1 USA Today and New York Times bestselling author whose chart toppers have included erotic romance, romantic suspense, contemporary romance, Scottish historical romances. She is the author of the Breathless Trilogy, the KGI novels, the Sweet series, and the Colters Legacy novels.

She lives in the South with her husband and three children and other assorted babies, such as her two Bengal kitties and a Calico who’s been with her as long as her youngest child. She’s an avid reader of romance and loves to dish books with her fans and anyone else who’ll listen! She very much enjoys interacting with her readers on Facebook and Twitter as well as in her Yahoo! Group.

Connect with Maya: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads


Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Tasty Book Tours: Spotlight on Covering Kendall by Julie Brannagh + #Giveaway


Julie Brannagh has been writing since she was old enough to hold a pencil. She lives in a small town near Seattle, where she once served as a city council member and owned a yarn shop. She shares her home with a wonderful husband, two uncivilized Maine Coons and a rambunctious chocolate Lab. When she’s not writing, she’s reading, or armchair-quarterbacking her favorite NFL team from the comfort of the family room couch. Julie is a Golden Heart finalist and the author of contemporary sports romances.

Connect with Julie: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads


Tasty Book Tours: Spotlight on If He's Daring by Hannah Howell + #Giveaway


Meet Hannah Howell, author of IF HE'S DARING

Hannah Howell is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than 30 Zebra historical romances. Howell, twice awarded the Golden Leaf Award, has been a Romance Writers of America RITA Finalist and received RT Book Reviews’ Career Achievement Award for Historical Storyteller of the Year. She lives West Newbury, Massachusetts with her family.

Connect with Hannah: Website | Facebook | BlogGoodreads





Monday, October 13, 2014

Blog Tour: Riding Dirty by Jill Sorenson + #Giveaway


Meet Jill Sorenson, author of RIDING DIRTY

Jill Sorenson is the RITA-nominated author of more than a dozen romantic suspense novels, including the Aftershock series by HQN. She lives in the San Diego area with her family. She’s a soccer mom who loves nature, coffee, reading, twitter and reality TV. Jogging keeps her sane. Riding Dirty is her first erotic suspense novel.

Connect with Jill: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads




Sunday, October 12, 2014

Sourcebooks Holiday Blitz featuring Grace Burrowes, Terry Spear and Carolyn Brown + #Giveaway



It's going to take a lot of mistletoe…
Guthrie MacNeill, financial advisor for his clan and werewolf pack, is at his wit's end when the pack leader's mate hires a gorgeous party planner to bring holiday cheer to the castle. Guthrie's wildly attracted to Calla, except he can't reconcile the fact that his job is to save the clan's money, and hers seems to be to spend it.

To warm this Highlander's heart
Calla Stewart has never had a more difficult client. The laird and lady of the castle are delightful, but the handsome Highlander holding the purse strings is quite impossible. Since she specializes in holiday magic, Calla hopes she can make the scrooge-like wolf lighten up. Then Guthrie takes on the role of Highland warrior to protect her from an unexpected threat, and the holidays take a turn for the passionate.

Excerpt from A HIGHLAND WOLF CHRISTMAS by Terry Spear

Spotlight: Excerpt from Kissing Santa by Kylie Gilmore + #Giveaway

Meet Kylie Gilmore, author of KISSING SANTA

Kylie Gilmore was lucky enough to discover romance novels at a young age as they were strewn all over the house (thanks, Mom!). She writes quirky, tender romance with a solid dose of humor. Her Clover Park series features the O’Hare brothers, three guys you’d definitely have a drink with and maybe a little more.

Kylie lives in New York with her family, two cats, and a nutso dog. When she’s not writing, wrangling kids, or dutifully taking notes at writing conferences, you can find her flexing her muscles all the way to the high cabinet for her secret chocolate stash.

Connect with Kylie: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Forever Romance Blog Tour: Excerpt from Loving You Always by Kennedy Ryan + #Giveaway


Meet Kennedy Ryan, author of LOVING YOU ALWAYS

Kennedy Ryan writes contemporary romance and women's fiction. She always give her characters their happily ever after, but loves to make them work for it! It's a long road to love, so sit back and enjoy the ride. In an alternative universe and under her government issue name, Tina Dula, she is a wife to the love of her life, mom to a special, beautiful son, and a friend to those living with autism through her foundation Myles-A-Part, serving Georgia families.

Her writings on Autism have appeared in Chicken Soup for the Soul, and she has been featured on the Montel Williams Show, NPR, Headline News and others. Ryan is donating a portion of her proceeds to her own foundation and to her charitable partner, Talk About Curing Autism (TACA).

Her interview series MOMMIES DO THE MOST AMAZING THINGS is featured each month in Brooke Burke's online magazine Modern Mom.

Connect with Kennedy: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads

Forever Romance Blog Tour: Sideswiped by Lia Riley + #Giveaway


Meet Lia Riley, author of SIDESWIPED

Lia Riley writes offbeat New Adult Romance. After studying at the University of Montana-Missoula, she scoured the world armed only with a backpack, overconfidence and a terrible sense of direction. She counts shooting vodka with a Ukranian mechanic in Antarctica, sipping yerba mate with gauchos in Chile and swilling fourex with stationhands in Outback Australia among her accomplishments. A British literature fanatic at heart, Lia considers Mr. Darcy and Edward Rochester as her fictional boyfriends. Her very patient husband doesn't mind. Much. When not torturing heroes (because c'mon, who doesn't love a good tortured hero?), Lia herds unruly chickens, camps, beach combs, daydreams about as-of-yet unwritten books, wades through a mile-high TBR pile and schemes yet another trip. She and her family live mostly in Northern California.

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Friday, October 10, 2014

#NotChilledNovember Event for Ellora's Cave Authors


30 Days. Not chilled.

By now, most people have read the post that started it all at Dear Author—"The Curious Case of Ellora's Cave". There's a defense fund for Jane started by Sarah from Smart Bitches Trashy Books. It's been 7 days and the fund has already been fulfilled and then some.


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Thursday, October 9, 2014

Tasty Book Tours: Seduced by the Game Anthology by Toni Aleo, Cindy Carr, Cassandra Carr, Jami Davenport, Catherine Gayle, Jaymee Jacobs, V.L. Locey, Bianca Sommerland, & Nikki Worrell + #Giveaway

It’s time to drop the gloves and fight! Support the Fight against cancer that is.  This anthology of 8 brand new novellas is hot enough to melt the ice these players skate on. Featuring stories from popular New York Times & USA Today, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble bestselling authors, including Toni Aleo, Cassandra Carr, Cindy Carr, Jami Davenport, Catherine Gayle, Jaymee Jacobs, V.L. Locey, Bianca Sommerland, and Nikki Worrell.


Toni Aleo: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads

Biance Sommerland: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads

Nikki Worrell: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads

V.L. Locey: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads

Jaymee Jacobs: Website | Facebook | Twitter

Catherine Gayle: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads

Jami Davenport: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads

Cassandra Carr: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Goodreads

Cindy Carr: Goodreads

InkSlinger PR Release Day: Excerpt from Stars In Their Eyes by Lauren Blakely + #Giveaway

We are pleased as punch to bring you the Release Day Launch for STARS IN THEIR EYES by Lauren Blakely! STARS IN THEIR EYES is the first full-length novel from her New Adult Romance Series, Wrapped Up in Love, a spinnoff series from her New York Times and USA Today Bestelling Caught Up in Love Series!!! The prequel novella, A STARSTRUCK KISS, is included in STARS IN THEIR EYES so that readers can enjoy the experience of reading through the full-length standalone novel in its entirety! And for those in the know, there is no cliffhanger in this title. However, A STARSTRUCK KISS will remain free, but as a short prequel to introduce readers to these new characters starting on release day!

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