Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Review: Deliverance by C.J. Redwine

Title: Deliverance (Defiance #3)
Author: C.J. Redwine

Release date: August 26th 2014
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Genre: Young Adult Dystopian
Format: eARC
Pages: 348

Source: Edelweiss

Everything hangs in the balance, and nothing is certain: Rachel has been kidnapped by enemy forces and is being taken to Rowansmark while Logan, imprisoned and awaiting trial, is unable to leave Lankenshire. Separated from each other and their Baalboden comrades, each must find a way to achieve what they desperately want: to rid their world once and for all of the Commander and the tech that controls the deadly Cursed One.

Fighting through her pain and embracing the warrior she’s become, Rachel will do whatever it takes to escape her enemies’ clutches and join Logan in his fight. But when she learns a secret that changes everything, she realizes that escaping Ian and his tracker friends is no longer an option if she wants to save the people she loves. Instead, she’ll have to destroy Rowansmark from the inside out—if she can survive the journey through the Wasteland.

Logan needs allies if he wants to thwart Rowansmark’s power grab and rescue Rachel. But securing allies will mean betraying his beliefs and enlisting the help of the man he hates more than anyone: Commander Jason Chase. Driven by his fierce love for Rachel and his determination to make their world safe, Logan may be just the weapon the city-states need to defeat the Cursed One.

But as Rowansmark bears down and uneasy alliances are tested, will Rachel and Logan’s love for each other be enough to surmount the unbelievable odds against them?

Deliverance is the conclusion to the incredible Defiance series, and it lived up to every expectation I had. Full of action, danger, secrets, and love. It was awesome! We get both Rachel and Logan's POVs and I loved being in their heads for the last time.

This picks up where the previous book left off - Rachel is kidnapped by Ian and being taken to Rowansmark to be held as ransom. Logan is still leader of the Baalboden people, but he has a lot of obstacles to cross before he can get to Rachel. Rachel is determined to do whatever she can to make things harder for Ian and his followers, while Logan is desperate to find a way to save everyone he cares about and is responsible for. Both tasks are unbearably hard, and the two are put to the test of their lifetime.

Rachel gains back the spirit she lost in Deception, so we get to see a really badass version of her. Not the old Rachel, because that girl is long gone. This Rachel has scars, both physical and emotional. But she uses them to make herself stronger. I adored her in this book! Her strength really stands out, and it's so amazing to see who she's become despite everything she's been through.

I can say the same for Logan - who would've thought he used to be a poor outcast boy? Logan shines as a leader, and even though he makes mistakes sometimes, he always manages to find a way out. Logan is brilliant. And I loved seeing his brain work. It's also really sweet to see how he's constantly thinking about Rachel and how much he loves her.

It annoyed me that Rachel and Logan were apart from each other for almost the entire book. But the wait is worth it, I guess. Such a long wait! But there's loads going on, though. I adore Quinn and Willow, and I'm sure everyone does as well. So you'll be glad to know there's lots of them in this book. Especially Quinn! Did I mention I adore him?

One warning though, this book is really long. Like I actually had to read it over the span of three days (I normally finish a book in a day or two) because I just couldn't rush it. I feel like some parts dragged on a bit, and several bits could definitely have been cut out. But I'm not complaining because we get more of the characters!

It's interesting to see the character development not only in Rachel and Logan but in everyone else too. Even Ian. There's a depth to these characters that's quite rare in YA, and I'm so glad I picked up Defiance two years ago, because I got to know these amazing characters.

Bottom line, this is a fantastic series. Though I think I enjoyed the previous books more than this one, I loved this too. And I'm definitely quite heartbroken to say goodbye to Rachel and Logan and Quinn. And the others, of course.

*Thank you to HarperCollins for providing me with an eARC for review*

Rating: 4/5

Monday, 21 July 2014

Release Day Launch Review + Giveaway: The Hazards of Sex on the Beach by Alyssa Rose Ivy


We are so excited to bring you the Release Day Launch for Alyssa Rose Ivy's THE HAZARDS OF SEX ON THE BEACH! THE HAZARDS OF SEX ON THE BEACH is a contemporary romance and is a part of Alyssa Rose Ivy’s Hazards Series. It is priced at just $.99 right now. This will last for a limited time only to celebrate the release!

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Title: The Hazards of Sex on the Beach (Hazards #3)
Author: Alyssa Rose Ivy
Release date: July 21st 2014
Publisher: Self-published
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Format: eARC
Pages: 166

Source: Inkslinger PR
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One broken heart, one drink too many, one steamy night in the sand...

No one warns you about the dangers of drinking with a broken heart. At least no one warned me. I never imagined I'd fall for a musician, especially not one like Chase, but then again I never expected to have my heart broken into a million pieces by the frat guy I thought was the love of my life.

Sometimes it's the rash decisions, like hooking up in the sand, that lead you to the best places—the kinds of places where it's possible to let yourself fall in love again.

I’ve been in a reading slump since the month began, and unfortunately this book is a victim of that. Not to say that I didn’t enjoy it, because I did. But I would have liked it way better had I read it at another time. The Hazards of Sex on the Beach is funny, romantic, and light. A great summer read. It follows Cara, the third best friend out of the Juliet-Mallory-Cara trio.

In the previous books, Cara has had a boyfriend, Aaron. They’d been dating over a year, but are now broken up on account of Cara finding out about Aaron cheating on her with his ex. So Cara’s pissed off, and makes a rash decision to sleep with a guy she meets at a party. And she then runs off without even telling him her name. The last thing she expects is to see him again, least of all on stage singing at a concert her friend drags her to. Cara and Chase meet again, and this time he isn’t going to let her go.

I liked getting to know Cara, and she seems like an even better person away from Aaron. She’s smart, though of course there are lapses in judgment. She’s had her heart broken, and she’s built a wall around it now – a wall that Chase slowly breaks down. She did annoy me at times, mostly when she’d made up her mind that Chase would eventually leave her. He’d been doing so much for her, and it pissed me off that she was in so much denial.

Chase was just awesome, though. I love musicians, so of course I instantly loved him. He’s charming and sweet and I loved how he never gives up on Cara, ever. They’re incredible together!

I also loved seeing old characters again. We get to see quite a bit of Juliet and Mallory, and even Reed! Not too much of Colton, though. We meet Jade, Mallory’s little sister, and I really liked her. She’s really into music, and just so likeable. I hope we get a story about her soon!

What I didn’t like was seeing how Aaron was in this book. In the previous books, he and Cara are like the perfect couple, and he’s always seemed like a nice guy. In this, he’s creepy, mean, and desperate. I didn’t like the drastic change in personality, and I didn’t get the point. Sure, Cara is with Chase now but Aaron could still be Aaron, right?

And there aren’t just these two guys vying for Cara’s affections. No, there’s another too! This guy, Jimmy, is also in a band, and he’s way creepy. Like seriously creepy. And he has a thing for Cara. But the issues with him, and with Aaron, aren’t completely resolved by the end of the book. I thought they should be, but the book felt like it ended too early for me.

Anyway, I did enjoy reading this and I like how light this NA series is. Most NA contemporaries have way too many issues. This one’s a fun read! Can’t go wrong with college romance.

*Thank you to Kelly at Inkslinger PR for providing me with an eARC for review*

Rating: 3/5


He took a strand of my hair and studied it. “Is this your natural color?”


He dropped the strand. “I’ve never dated a girl with blonde hair.”

“Well, you’re not dating me.”

He gently brushed his fingers down my bare arm. “No, but I want to kiss you.”

“Then kiss me.” I was used to pushy guys. The kind that knew what they wanted and took it.

“Okay.” He smiled before leaning in.

The kiss was hesitant at first, the kind of kiss that gets your whole body excited because you know there’s more to come. I waited—hoping he’d take it further. His hand slid just under the hem of my shirt, brushing against my skin. The touch was light, but it was still enough to get a response out of me. I moaned.

That must have been what he was waiting for. He deepened the kiss, pushing into my mouth with such force I was taken by surprise. I kissed him back, enjoying the sweet taste of his mouth, and the way his hand slowly inched its way up my stomach. Blazer moved from zero to sixty. I didn’t mind it. I moved onto his lap, welcoming the arm he put around me to pull me closer. I wrapped my arms around his neck.

His hand moved higher, cupping my breast over my bra. I was drunk and hot, and so turned on I was going to lose it.

That’s when the door to the roof opened. The loud laughter of a group of girls pulled me half out of my lustful stupor.

“Want to go for a walk?” His question was asking something else entirely. I knew that when I answered with an enthusiastic yes.

Blazer held my hand as we made our way through the crowds. I looked briefly for Gabriella, but I didn’t see her. The normal Cara would have called her to tell her I was leaving with a random guy—but was Blazer random? We had chatted for hours already.

Before I could worry about it long, we were walking along the dark and nearly vacant beach. It was January on the South Carolina coast, and the crowds were months away.

“You never told me your name.” He said it as a statement as he led me further away from the party.


“Hi, Cara. I’m Chase.”

I smiled. “Isn’t it a little late for introductions?” I stopped and turned toward the ocean.

“It’s never too late.” He drew something on my arm with his finger. The sensation felt good. I closed my eyes.

“You look so gorgeous. The moonlight, that look on your face.”

I opened my eyes and his face was inches from mine. “If you’ve never dated a blonde, does that mean you’ve never had sex with one?”

“Why? Are you looking to change that?” His eyes were lidded.

“I’d like to.” I slipped a finger into the waistband of his jeans.

“Should we go back to my hotel room, or do you have one?” He looked down. “I’m going to be honest here. I haven’t done this before.”

“Please don’t tell me you’re a virgin.” That would be just my luck.

He laughed. “No. Not saying that at all. I just don’t generally hook up with girls I’ve just met.”

“At least you know my name.”

“I do know your name, don’t I, Cara?”

Something happened to me when he said my name. I needed him. I reached up again, wrapping my arms around him. I crushed my lips into his.

We came up for air only after ending up horizontal on the sand. He laughed. “Or we can just pick things up right here.”

About the author:

Alyssa Rose Ivy- Author PhotoAlyssa Rose Ivy is a New Adult and Young Adult author who loves to weave stories with romance and a southern setting. Although raised in the New York area, she fell in love with the South after moving to New Orleans for college. After years as a perpetual student, she turned back to her creative side and decided to write. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and two young children, and she can usually be found with a cup of coffee in her hand.

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Friday, 18 July 2014

Review: Chasing Before by Lenore Appelhans

Title: Chasing Before (The Memory Chronicles #2)
Author: Lenore Appelhans
Release date: August 26th 2014
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Genre: Young Adult Paranormal
Format: eARC
Pages: 371
Source: Edelweiss

Felicia and Neil have left Level 2 behind, but another level stands between them and Heaven: Level 3. While the purpose of Level 2 is to relive your time on Earth and make peace with your memories, the objective of Level 3 is to completely detach from life and prepare for your divine vocation.

During Felicia and Neil's training period, a series of explosions destroy the portals out of Level 3. Tension is high, and casualties are mounting. Though Neil wants to become either a Muse or a Healer to help, Felicia is drawn to the Seraphim Guard. A rift forms between the pair, one that grows wider when Felicia receives memories from the Morati. The memories cast doubt on the people she loves the most, but Felicia can't stop her curiosity. She has to know the truth about her life before she moves on--if she can manage to evade old enemies long enough to find a way out of Level 3.

We don’t erase the past. Our triumphs, our failures, our loves, our betrayals – they all provide the clarifying context that makes life more meaningful. Without our roots we might be carried off by the first wayward wind.
But we also need to realize we can fly.
I've got to admit this is the first series where I've seen a blend of dystopian and paranormal. Though Chasing Before focuses more on the paranormal, with the Morati still being a problem even in Level 3. This book is primarily about development, of both the characters and the plot.

Felicia has escaped to Level 3 along with her boyfriend Neil, and she's relieved to be free of the Morati. But soon enough, she realizes they have ascended up to Level 3 with her, and still pose a major threat. On top of that, she has no idea what happened to Julian, the angel boy who rescued her. Felicia and Neil both have a lot to discover about themselves and about their time on Earth, but both deal with the truth in their own way, which creates a rift between them. They need to figure things out before the Morati manage to destroy more lives.

Level 3 confused me even more than Level 2 did. People go to training classes and pick careers. They have jobs! The idea of afterlife careers seems quite ridiculous to me. I mean, you're dead, aren't you? I'd do what the hell I wanted. The impeccable order and organization on the level really surprised me, considering the situation.

Felicia really bugged me in this book. She's entirely fixated on retrieving her lost memories, and honestly doesn't seem to care about any consequences of getting them back. And the whole love triangle thing with Neil and Julian annoyed me to no end. You're with Neil, don't freaking kiss Julian. And if you want Julian, break it off with Neil. Don't string both of them along for who knows how long!

Neil I have mixed feelings about. On the one hand, he's really sweet and genuine. He cares about the people around him, and he's so compassionate. You don't see many YA guys like that anymore - most of them are pretty jerk-like. Kinda like Julian. Neil is one of a kind. And his ability to calm a whole hall of people down with his voice... wow. I wish I could hear him sing. But on the other hand, his rigidity pissed me off. Yeah, he's a devout Christian with very firm beliefs. But I totally empathizes with Felicia on this one. He's dead, why can't he just share a freaking room with his girlfriend? It's not like they have to actually do anything he doesn't want to, and it's not like they're going to get married in the afterlife. Sometimes Neil and Felicia just don't get each other, and I'm surprised their relationship has lasted this long.

Julian is probably the only character I fully like. Okay, so I tend to gravitate towards the bad ones. But Julian's very straightforward about who he is and what his intentions are. He doesn't play a stupid cat and mouse game like Felicia and Neil. And I could tell he really cares for Felicia, I wish she'd see that too. I'm hoping for lots more Julian in the next book!

We get a few new characters in this book of course, since it's a new level. And an old character returns. I won't say who! But definitely with all the new additions, I can say one thing - no one is what they seem. What I really liked about this book is that you never know who's on what side, and when it all comes together in the end, it's epic. There's a lot of mystery surrounding the plot and the missing memories, and Felicia gets way more shocks than she's prepared for. So did I!

Overall, I enjoyed Chasing Before more than the first book, and I'm definitely looking forward to seeing what's next. But I'm also hoping the characters shape up a bit more, because I can't stand annoying protagonists. If you've read the previous book, you'll definitely want to pick this one up ASAP.

*Thank you to Simon & Schuster for providing me with an eARC for review*

Rating: 3/5

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Until We Fly Blog Tour: Review + Giveaway

Hi guys! Today I'm taking part in the blog tour for Until We Fly, the 4th novel in Courtney Cole's Beautifully Broken series. I adored this book! Check out my review below and enter the giveaway. Thank you to Kelly at Inkslinger PR for letting me take part in this tour!

Title: Until We Fly (Beautifully Broken #4)
Author: Courtney Cole

Release date: July 7th 2014
Publisher: Lakehouse Press
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Format: eARC
Pages: 250

Source: Inkslinger PR
Purchase links: Amazon | Barnes and Noble

Ex-Army Ranger, Brand Killien, has always been good.

A good friend, a good soldier, a good everything. .
The problem is, good hasn’t gotten him anything but a crushed heart.

So after licking his wounds, he decides to move on. And moving on doesn’t include being good anymore.

Bad sounds so much better.

Jaded and detached, Brand is determined to never open himself up to anyone again. It’s not worth the pain. Instead, he becomes closed, hardened, aloof.

But then he’s called back home for a family emergency… a family that he is estranged from. A family that he put out of his mind a long time ago for very good reasons…reasons that involve secrets and pain. Reasons he tried hard to forget.

But home is where the heart is, and it just might be where Brand finds his again.

Why? Because home is where Nora Greene is. A fiery, red-headed spitfire, Nora is a thing from his past. A beautiful, feisty thing. When Brand left, she was away at boarding school.

But she’s back now.

And she wants Brand, scars and all.

I've been looking forward to Until We Fly ever since Courtney announced that Brand was getting his own book. I loved him in Before We Fall, and I was really hoping for his story. And he does not disappoint! I completely adored him in this. In fact, he might be my favourite guy in this series.

Brand's heart is broken after the girl he loved, Jacey, rejected him and fell for another guy. On top of that, he gets a call that his dad just died, and he needs to take care of things back in his hometown. It's disaster upon disaster when he gets injured trying to save people from a fire when he returns home. Now Brand can't walk, and he has no one to help him. Until Nora Greene shows up. Nora's loved Brand ever since she was a little girl, but he never knew she existed. Well, he sure does now. Nora's got demons of her own, but she's determined to have Brand for the summer, forgetting everything else. But the dark secrets they both harbour may end up destroying anything they hold dear.

Brand. Freaking. Killien. This guy... he's not like most NA protagonists. No, he's an incredibly good guy. As good as they come. And the fact that he was a Ranger just adds to his allure. Brand is deep, passionate, and he can be pretty broody but I loved him so much throughout the book. Seriously, he's the reason I loved this. I could go on and on about how amazing and strong-willed and incredible he is, but maybe I'll let it go for now.

Contrary to that, I found I didn't really like Nora. She struck me as desperate, and honestly her shenanigans involving Brand just pissed me off. I do have a lot of sympathy for her, though, because of her situation. I'm not gonna lie, this is a pretty dark book, darker than the previous one even. And Nora's family issues are just.. I can't even imagine. Her family is just the most messed-up and creepy one I've ever come across. I'm shuddering even thinking about it. 

At first I wasn't sure whether what Nora feels is love or just infatuation. I think it was definitely infatuation in the beginning, because she didn't really know him, or him her. But as they spent more time together in the cabin, the feelings developed. And they both help each other out a lot, regarding their demons.

Courtney's writing drew me in like always, and it felt great. There's a certain feel I get when I read this series that I don't get with other NA books. Though a lot of situations are really dramatic, they still feel real to me. Which is why I'm so creeped out by some things in this book! It was awesome getting to know Brand in this, and I'd reread this just because I want to experience that again. I think fans of this series will be really happy with this one - I know I am!

*Thank you to Kelly Simmon at Inkslinger PR for providing me with an eARC for review*

Rating: 4/5

Don’t miss the other Beautifully Broken books, now available:

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Praise for the Beautifully Broken series:

"I loved If You Stay. Like, really really loved it. The kind of love that kept me reading until 2:40 am and left me crying, smiling, devastated, and elated. The best kind of book love." - Andrea, The Bookish Babe

"Beautiful, raw, gritty, emotional and breath-taking are just a few of the words I can find to describe this book...reading this book was one of the best experiences I have had." -Amanda, Globug and Hootie Need a Book

"In If You Leave, we continue the wild ride Courtney Cole started us on in If You Stay. This raw story of heartbreak and hope solidifies Cole's standing as a rising star in hot contemporary romance." --- New York Times Bestselling author of Down to You, M. Leighton

"Another raw, gritty masterpiece with a sexy-as-hell Army Ranger to swoon over." --- K.A. Tucker, author of Ten Tiny Breaths

About the author:

Courtney Cole is a novelist who would eat mythology for breakfast if she could. She has a degree in Business, but has since discovered that corporate America is not nearly as fun to live in as fictional worlds. She loves chocolate and roller coasters and hates waiting and rude people.

Courtney lives in quiet suburbia, close to Lake Michigan, with her real-life Prince Charming, her ornery kids (there is a small chance that they get their orneriness from their mother) and a small domestic zoo.

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Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Top Ten Tuesday #12: Top Ten Favourite TV Shows

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, and it features top ten lists of various topics.

This is my first TTT in quite a while, mostly because I was waiting for a topic I really liked. And here it is! This week's topic has nothing to do with books - we can pick our top ten movies or TV shows. 
I love TV, and it's going to be hard to pick a top ten. SO. I will leave comedies out of this. Only dramas here! And in no particular order. Also, random collages of pictures. In some cases more than one picture for a show because I just couldn't pick.

So here are my top 10 favourite dramas on TV, both current and ended!

In the order shown in the collages - 

Merlin ~ One Tree Hill ~ Sherlock ~ Firefly ~ Arrow ~ Breaking Bad ~ Suits ~ White Collar ~ Doctor Who ~ Once Upon a Time

The list may change over time but for now this is it! What are your favourite TV shows? Any that we have in common? :)

Saturday, 12 July 2014

Review: Maid of Deception by Jennifer McGowan

Title: Maid of Deception (Maids of Honor #2)
Author: Jennifer McGowan
Release date: August 26th 2014
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Genre: Young Adult Historical Fiction
Format: eARC
Pages: 418
Source: Edelweiss

Beatrice Knowles is a Maid of Honor, one of Queen Elizabeth I’s secret protectors. Known for her uncanny ability to manipulate men’s hearts, Beatrice has proven herself to be a valuable asset in the Queen’s court—or so she thinks. It has been three weeks since the Maids thwarted a plot to overthrow the Queen, and Beatrice is preparing to wed her betrothed, Lord Cavanaugh. However, her plans come to a crashing halt as rumors of a brewing Scottish rebellion spread among the court.

Beatrice’s new assignment is to infiltrate the visiting Scottish delegation using her subtle arts in persuasion. The mission seems simple enough, until the Queen pairs Beatrice with the worst of the lot—Alasdair MacLeod. Beatrice cannot help but think that the Queen is purposefully setting her up for failure. But Alasdair could be the key to unlocking the truth about the rebellion….and her own heart. Caught in a web of ever-more-twisting lies, Beatrice must rise up among the Maids of Honor and prove what she’s known all along: In a court filled with deception and danger, love may be the deadliest weapon of all.

I loved this one just as much as Maid of Secrets! Though I was initially apprehensive about it since Beatrice is my least favourite of the Maids of Honor, I found myself really liking her as the story progressed. And I'm definitely looking forward to seeing who we get next.

Maid of Deception follows Beatrice Knowles, the manipulative one. Hence the book title. She knows how to use her charms to get men to tell her anything, which is why her skills are so useful at court. Beatrice assumes these skills will no longer be necessary since she's getting married to Lord Cavanaugh, but when the queen interrupts the wedding for Beatrice's new assignment, she's livid. Especially when her assignment is Alasdair MacLeod. But as Beatrice spends more time with him, she learns more than she ever would have wanted about the Scottish rebellion and Alasdair's role in it. She also starts developing an affection for him that scares her a little, but what's life without a little danger?

At the beginning, Beatrice struck me as the same airhead-like girl from the previous book - she was just focused on her marriage and nothing else. Also, she clearly doesn't love Cavanaugh, but she likes the idea that he loves her and she'd agree to marry him because of it. I just didn't get her. But later on, we get to see her courageous side, and I also began to empathize with her situation. It's also admirable how much strength she has, though she never really shows it to anyone.

I loved getting to know the other maids as well, and especially seeing Meg and Rafe again. Meg's become pretty close to Jane, the slightly violent and totally badass girl in the group. I think that's awesome, since they're both very similar in a way. I really hope we get to read Jane's story soon - she's my favourite. This book has more focus on Sophia, the quiet Seer. She comes into her powers properly, so people at court have begun to take notice. I wonder how her abilities will develop, and what the consequences will be.

Alasdair is the love interest in this book, as you can tell from the synopsis. I was actually really surprised by this, since I remember him from Maid of Secrets, and he was a total brute of a guy whom Beatrice really despised. But he's different in this one, described as gorgeous even. I don't know how that came about, but I liked it. I liked him in this. He's not secretive about his feelings for Beatrice at all, and it was refreshing to see how straightforward he is. But there are things he's hiding, of course. And it's only a matter of time before the maid of deception finds them out.

The really interesting thing about the interactions in this novel is that Beatrice sees the queen in a completely different light than Meg did. Meg practically worshipped her. Beatrice, though, has a very strained relationship with her. They really don't like each other, and it shows. In fact, it was weird to see the queen showing such distaste for one of her maids. I don't know much about the actual history of this era - I watch Reign on the CW but I highly doubt it completely follows the true story. But it's clear that England, Scotland and France have a huge power struggle, and I'm interested to see how that pans out in this series.

The ending felt a bit rushed to me, and I was hoping for some more honest, deception-free interactions between Beatrice and Alasdair, but on the whole I really enjoyed reading this. Though I don't read too many historical YA novels, the ones I have read are fantastic. Maid of Deception is no exception. Beatrice's story was exciting to read, and I commend McGowan for another riveting installment in the series.

*Thank you to Simon & Schuster for providing me with an eARC for review*

Rating: 4/5

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Cover Reveal: All Broke Down by Cora Carmack

We are so excited to get to share the cover for Cora Carmack's ALL BROKE DOWN today! A New Adult Contemporary Romance, and published by William Morrow-an imprint of HarperCollins, this is the second book in her Rusk University series. Check out the awesome cover below and pre-order the book now!


In this second book in New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cora Carmack’s New Adult, Texas-set Rusk University series, which began with All Lined Up, a young woman discovers that you can’t only fight for what you believe in . . . sometimes you have to fight for what you love.

Dylan fights for lost causes. Probably because she used to be one.

Environmental issues, civil rights, corrupt corporations, and politicians—you name it, she’s probably been involved in a protest. When her latest cause lands her in jail overnight, she meets Silas Moore. He’s in for a different kind of fighting. And though he’s arrogant and infuriating, she can’t help being fascinated with him. Yet another lost cause.

Football and trouble are the only things that have ever come naturally to Silas. And it’s trouble that lands him in a cell next to do-gooder Dylan. He’s met girls like her before—fixers, he calls them, desperate to heal the damage and make him into their ideal boyfriend. But he doesn’t think he’s broken, and he definitely doesn’t need a girlfriend trying to change him. Until, that is, his anger issues and rash decisions threaten the only thing he really cares about, his spot on the Rusk University football team. Dylan might just be the perfect girl to help.

Because Silas Moore needs some fixing after all.

Release date: October 28th 2014
Publisher: William Morrow

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About the author:

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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