Blog Tour – The Man Across the Street by Marcie Steele

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Blog Tour – The Man Across the Street by Marcie Steele

Blog Tour – The Man Across the Street by Marcie Steele

            Welcome to my stop on “THE MAN ACROSS THE STREET” by Marcie Steele Blog Tour.  This is a novel that I had the privilege of reading on behalf of Books on the Bright Side Publicity and Promo.     About the Book Maybe I’m scared to be happy… Meet Hannah – she’s been her mum’s sole carer since she was eighteen. Now alone after Martha’s sudden death, Hannah feels lost in the only place she’s known as home, Hope Street. Coming up to a milestone birthday, she’s wondering what her purpose in life is. Meet Doug – a

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Blog Tour – Six Steps to Happiness by Suzie Tullett

Blog Tour – Six Steps to Happiness by Suzie Tullett

        Welcome to my stop on “SIX STEPS TO HAPPINESS” by SuzieTullett Blog Tour.  This is a novel that I had the privilege of reading on behalf of Books on the Bright Side Publicity and Promo.   About the Book When Ronnie’s husband, Nick, leaves her for their next-door neighbour, Gaye, Ronnie’s life starts to fall apart. Devastated by the break-up of her marriage, Ronnie is desperate for Nick and Gaye to set up home elsewhere. But Nick and Gaye won’t budge. To add to her problems, Ronnie’s daughter and mother-in-law decide to stage an intervention. With

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Blog Tour – The Introvert Confounds Innocence by Michael Paul Michaud

  Welcome to my stop on “THE INTROVERT CONFOUNDS INNOCENCE” by Michael Paul Michaud Blog Tour.  This is a very unique mystery/detective suspense  novel that I had the privilege of reading on behalf of Books on the Bright Side Publicity and Promo.   About the Book THE INTROVERT CONFOUNDS INNOCENCE continues the story of the eponymous anti-hero introduced in THE INTROVERT. With his life disrupted by an unscrupulous work colleague and a bully at his son Toby’s school, things go from bad to worse when his neighbor’s abusive boyfriend goes missing, plunging the introvert into the center of a murder

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Blog Tour – The Keeper by Diane Saxon

    Happy Publishing Day to The Keeper by Diane Saxon! This amazing thriller was released October 1, 2019 and is sure to be a big hit.   Let me tell you a little about the book. A high adrenaline new psychological crime series, introducing Detective Sergeant Jenna Morgan. Perfect for fans of Angela Marsons, Karen Rose and Mel Sheratt. Responding to reports of deadly screams in the Ironbridge Gorge, Detective Sergeant Jenna Morgan is first on the scene to investigate. As the search intensifies, Jenna soon discovers her sister Fliss’s severely injured Dalmatian, Domino and the naked, tortured body

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Blog Tour – The Introvert by Michael Paul Michaud

  Welcome to my stop on “THE INTROVERT” by Michael Paul Michaud Blog Tour.  This is a very unique mystery/detective suspense  novel that I had the privilege of reading on behalf of Books on the Bright Side Publicity and Promo.   About the Book A vacuum salesman by day, the introvert lives a quiet life alone with his dog until a work relationship and a dark secret from his past team up to create an uncomfortable imbalance in his otherwise ordered life, one that soon finds him squarely at the center of a murder investigation. With his thoughts continually urging

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Cover Reveal – Coming Home to Merriment Bay Part 1: A Reunion by Emily Harvale

Looky, looky…… Another cover reveal, 2 days in a row!     I’m so excited I get to do this 2 days in a row I am going to use the words of my absolute favorite news guy AGAIN just for posterity sake.  (And because I think its funny)   OK….”Lets get after it”………                 Another beautiful cover!  This one at least carrying though some remnants of summer, I know yesterday’s Christmas cover might still have come yet a little too early for some of you.   I don’t know why, I could

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Blog Tour – Christmas at Frozen Falls by Kiley Dunbar

Blog Tour – Christmas at Frozen Falls by Kiley Dunbar

  Welcome to my stop on “Christmas at Frozen Falls” by Kiley Dunbar Blog Tour.  This is another sweet romcom that I had the privilege of reading, and hopefully now you will read it too.   About the Book   Christmas magic can thaw the coldest of hearts… Sylvie Magnusson is going to be lonely this Christmas. Instead of jetting off for her sunshine honeymoon, she’s freezing at home in Cheshire. Guess that’s what happens when your fiancé dumps you a week before your wedding… Sylvie’s best friend, Nari, plans a trip to see the Northern Lights and get Sylvie’s mojo back. But

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Cover Reveal – One Week ’til Christmas by Belinda Missen

  Oh my, I get to do it again….. I love cover reveals.   And do I need to remind you….. I love Christmas.   Once again I get to do both and reveal the cover for a wonderful new romantic comedy Christmas book by Belinda Missen called One Week ’til Christmas. So using the words of my absolute favorite news guy: “Lets get after it”………         Another beautiful cover that gives you all the Christmas “feels.”  I know anytime I see any book that is Christmas related I will pick it up immediately in the store,

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Blog Tour – The Widow by Will Patching

  Welcome to my stop on “THE WIDOW” by Will Patching Blog Tour.  This is an amazing thriller novel that I had the privilege of reading, and hopefully now you will read it too.   About the Book A brutally murdered husband. An abused wife who wanted him gone for good… Did the wealthy widow arrange his death—and can a disgraced detective discover the truth? “Your husband is dead.” Lorraine Rowe receives the news from an anonymous killer threatening her too—unless she pays an inflated fee for her estranged partner’s murder. Overwhelmed by fear and indecision, Lorraine struggles to survive

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Blog Tour – When You Were Mine by Lisa Swift

  It’s my stop on the When You Were Mine Blog Tour, a new Romance / Women’s Fiction book by Lisa Swift.   If you’ve been here before you know how I like my rom/com books, and this one did not disappoint!  This one was just published on August 14 so go get your copy now.   Book Synopsis Life is a love song when you find the right notes Maggie and Ibby make up a happy – if unconventional – family. After meeting at university, they now live in the village of Applecroft on the beautiful West Country coast.

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Down the WRONG rabbit hole ~ a bookstagrammers demise

Yesterday we had an incident in one of our groups where one of our newer bookstagram friends was “called out” for stealing another bookstagrammers photo and utilizing it for herself as one of her own posts.   As we sat in the chat and watched the story unfold “real time” right in front of our eyes we found out that our friend had been called out previously for doing this exact same thing several times before with other ‘grammers photos. The “friend” was being told that she was being reported and that the photos needed removed immediately.   Within a

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Blog Tour – Rage by Netta Newbound

  Welcome to my stop on the “Rage” by Netta Newbound Tour.  This is an amazing thriller novel that I had the privilege of reading, and hopefully now you will read it too.   About the Book Nurse, Lizzi Yates, is assigned to provide end-of-life care to Charlie Maidley, one of Britain’s footballing legends, on the condition she keeps his identity a secret. Unbeknownst to Lizzi, Charlie’s doctors have agreed to allow his sister, Miriam, to take him home to die on the strict understanding he remains in an induced coma, due to his history of assaulting women—a side effect

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Blog Tour – The Daughter In Law by Nina Manning

Blog Tour – The Daughter In Law by Nina Manning

  Happy Birthday to Bolwood Books and their very first Blog Tour!   I am so honored to her a part of this amazing event and on top of it I get to bring to you the AMAZING psychological thriller The Daughter In Law a debut novel by Nina Manning.   Let me tell you a little about the book. No one is good enough for her son… As a single mother, Annie has an especially close relationship with her son, Ben. They have always been together. Just the two of them. So, when Ben brings home his mysterious beautiful

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Blog Tour – Honeymoon for One by Frankie Collins

  I am so honored to be a part of Boldwood Books Blog Tour event and bring to you the wonderful summer romantic comedy  Honeymoon for One  a novel by Frankie Collins.   Let me tell you a little about the book. When disaster strikes, paradise calls… As a published novelist, Lila Rose has been writing about fictional weddings all her life. But disaster strikes on her own big day when she hears her philandering fiancé, Daniel whispering sweet nothings to someone else. With her dream day shattered, all Lila wants to do is run and hide, so she decides

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Audiobook Giveaway – Saturday’s Child by Deborah Burns

Audiobook Giveaway – Saturday’s Child by Deborah Burns

It’s time for a sweet INSTAGRAM giveaway from a very awesome author. Deborah Burns, author of Saturday’s Child {@audible #partner} is so thrilled to announce the audiobook launch of her amazing novel that she’s doing a giveaway, and asked if I would help. The winner will receive a FREE copy of Saturday’s Child via Audible!!     About the Book An only child, Deborah Burns grew up in prim 1950s America in the shadow of her beautiful, unconventional, rule-breaking mother, Dorothy―a red-haired beauty who looked like Rita Hayworth and skirted norms with a style and flair that made her the

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Cover Reveal – The Christmas Calendar Girls by Samantha Tonge

  I love cover reveals.   I love Christmas.   Now I get to do both and reveal the cover for a wonderful new romantic comedy Christmas book by Samantha Tonge called The Christmas Calendar Girls.   Let’s just stop the anticipation and get to this already……       This is just gorgeous.  It’s a cover I would be immediately attracted to in the store and certainly pick up, and knowing me, it would be in my basket.  It is so Christmas!  I’m ready to get the decorations out, put on the carols, and warm up the mulled wine.

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Blog Tour – I Can’t Tell You Why by Elaine Robertson North

      Its the last stop on the I Can’t Tell You Why by Elaine Robertson North Blog tour, and of course they say ‘you save the best for last’ right??  (Just joking, all my fellow bloggers are great, make sure you check them all out, see the list  for all the stops on this amazing tour).         If you are not familiar with this author, or her debut novel, please keep reading, I’m about to tell you all about them both!!   Book Synopsis Having an affair is inconceivable to Dani and yet she’s having

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Escape Room by Megan Goldin

    I just finished Escape Room by Megan Goldin,  and I’m still trying to wrap my head around what to write. Escape Room is a psychological financial thriller set around greed and ambition on corporate Wall Street.  In a nutshell, it’s the story about 4 young competitive coworkers who are forced to play an escape room challenge in an elevator.  They soon find out the game is more than just for fun, it’s a game of revenge and of survival, filled with puzzles revealing terrible secrets the team has kept hidden for the chance at success.  As tempers flare

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Blog Tour – Instructions For Falling In Love Again by Lucy Mitchell

      Welcome to my stop on the “Instructions for Falling In Love Again” by Lucy Mitchell Blog Tour.  This is an amazing debut romantic comedy that I had the privilege  of reading, and hopefully now you will read it too.   About the Book What would you do if your late husband left you a list of instructions on how to fall in love with someone else? Pippa Browning is faced with this exact dilemma, three years after the death of her husband, Dan. Buried at the bottom of a drawer are a collection of notebooks full of

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Murder on the Bluegrass Bourbon Train by Scarlett Dunn

    Its a new cozy mystery by a veteran big author! Scarlett Dunn has written a cozy mystery.  Yes, I will say it again, THE Scarlett Dunn has written her first cozy mystery. Can you believe it?  I couldn’t either!     About the book: Murder in bourbon country . . . Honey Howell returns to Bardstown, Kentucky to work with her grandfather in his legendary bourbon distillery. What she never expected to find in the small, quiet town was murder. When she discovers her friend, master distiller K.C. Cleary with a knife in his chest, she’s determined to

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Audiobook Blog Tour – The Unfinished Garden by Barbara Claypole White

I am pleased to be a part of The Unfinished Garden Official Audiobook Blog Tour.  This wonderful novel is now finally out on audio and is available now.   I was fortunate enough to listen to a copy and enjoy this lovely story for the very first time. About the Audiobook A love story about grief, OCD, and dirt  Tilly Silverberg is rebuilding her life with her young son, Isaac, one potted-up plant at a time. Since her husband’s death, gardening has become her livelihood and her salvation. Hiding out in the North Carolina forest, she wants only to be

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Layover by David Bell

Published:  July 2, 2019 by Berkley  Dates Read:  June 29 – 30, 2019   Genre/Category:  Psychological Thriller, Murder Thriller, Suspense     Read For: ARC from Edelweiss/Berkley  ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  4 stars   Just total chaos and craziness.  Oh David Bell, you frustrate me so much, yet you still get 4 stars.  Joshua Fields, real estate, lives in hotels and on airplanes.  Takes the same flights weekly for work, same Xanax for the flights.  On a typical routine layover, he meets Morgan, a beautiful mysterious woman who he is drawn to immediately.  When Morgan passionately kisses Joshua to depart on her flight and regrets she will

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Spotlight: Caught Up In Me by Virginia Gray

  Today I am Spotlighting the wonderful novel Caught Up In Me by Virginia Gray (A Susan Wade Saga).  This is the perfect summer read and it is available now! Here is a little bit about the book: With over 150 reviews and 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon this is must for your summer or beach read! When a job transfer takes Susan Wade back to Havelock — the hometown she swore she’d forsaken — she finds herself immediately at odds with old nemesis Pete Walsh. When they finally see eye-to-eye, can she find love in the unlikeliest

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The Mother’s Mistake by Ruth Heald

Published:  June 11, 2019 by Bookouture  Dates Read:  June 9, 2019  Genre/Category:  Psychological Thrillers   Read For:   ARC from Netgalley for Review    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  5   stars        OMG   Why is this book NOT all over the internet right now?   Psychological thrillers are so extremely popular, I’m shocked this one didn’t pop up in my radar long before its publication date.  Ruth Heald may not be a household name, but it will be after this book.     This is the story about Claire, married, new baby, trying to get away from the city, trying to get away from the terrible mistake

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Heroine by Mindy McGinnis

Published:  March 12, 2019 by Katherine Tegen Books  Dates Read:  March 19 – March 20, 2019  Genre/Category:  YA Fiction  Read For:   TBR / Personal Pleasure   ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  5   stars    Why I gave a book that enraged me 5 stars…..  Book synopsis:   Heroine is the story of Mickey, a high school senior who is the girls’ softball team catcher.  This year the team is planning on going all the way to winning the state championship, but when an automobile accident gets in the way of Mickey obtaining that goal, she does everything she can to fight back and be ready for the

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Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

Ask Again, Yes  by Mary Beth Keane  Published:  May 28, 2019 by Scribner  Dates Read:  May 12, – May 19, 2019  Genre/Category:  General Fiction (Adult)  Read For:   ARC from NetGalley for Review    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  4   stars       Book synopsis: When Francis Gleason and Brian Stanhope join the NYPD in 1973 neither one could have imagined where their lives would lead, but they end up working in the same precinct and yet again living next door to each other outside the city.  Though they were never really close friends, living in the same neighborhood can’t help but allow for their

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The Favorite Daughter by Kaira Rouda

Published:  May 21, 2019 by HARLEQUIN – Graydon House Books  Dates Read:  May 9, – May 10, 2019  Genre/Category:  General Fiction / Mystery & Thrillers  Read For:   ARC from Harlequin for Review    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫  4 1/2 stars     Another book that knows how to emphasize the word psycho in psychological thriller.     Book synopsis:  Jane Harris lives in a sparkling home in an oceanfront gated community in Orange County. It’s a place that seems too beautiful to be touched by sadness. But exactly one year ago, Jane’s oldest daughter, Mary, died in a tragic accident and Jane has been grief-stricken ever

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Cape May by Chip Creek

Published:  April 30, 2019 by Celadon Books  Dates Read:  May 6 – May 8, 2019  Genre/Category:  General Fiction (Adult), Women’s Fiction  Read For:  ARC /NetGalley Review    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  4 stars    1950’s Shades of Cape May.  That’s it, review over.  Go home.  No, seriously, I can‘t say that, there is some depth to this book and it’s certainly worth the read.    Book Synopsis from Amazon:  A mesmerizing debut novel by Chip Cheek, Cape May explores the social and sexual mores of 1950s America through the eyes of a newly married couple from the genteel south corrupted by sophisticated New England urbanites. Late

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Not Quite Dead by Dawn Harris Sherling

Published:  December 10, 2018 by Dawn Harris Sherling/Independent Book Publishers Association   Dates Read:  May 4  – May 6,  2019  Genre/Category:  Medical Fiction, Medical Thrillers  Read For:  NetGalley Review    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  4   stars    I’m a sucker for a good medical mystery.  Heck, I could be considered a sucker for a bad medical mystery as well.   Not Quite Dead made it onto one of those lists, and with 4 stars I bet you can guess which one.    Book synopsis from Amazon:  Doctor Autumn Johnson is convinced that someone wants the promising young researcher,  Jay Abrams, dead.  And as a newly minted

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Little Darlings by Melanie Golding

Published:  April 30, 2019 by Crooked Lane Books  Dates Read:  April 30 – May 3, 2019  Genre/Category:  Horror, Mystery & Thrillers  Read For:  ARC / NetGalley Review     ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫  4  1/2  stars    Little Darlings.  Oh, what did I just read? My head is still spinning.  I need to talk to Melanie Golding ASAP and pick her brain!   Book synopsis from Amazon:  Everyone says Lauren Tranter is exhausted, that she needs rest. And they’re right; with newborn twins, Morgan and Riley, she’s never been more tired in her life. But she knows what she saw: that night, in her hospital room,

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Better Off Divorced by Marianne Hansen

Published:  April 20, 2019 by Simon Watson Publishing  Dates Read:  April 17, – April 21, 2019  Genre/Category:  Women’s Fiction / Women’s Humor  Read For:   Free copy for Review / Marianne Hansen & KateRockBookTour    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  4   stars    Do you like Chic-Lit?  Well, this is chic-lit at its finest.  A quirky new book about love, friendship, and starting over, truly some laugh out loud enjoyable reading.    Book synopsis:  She’s about to go down the aisle again. But her ex-husband could end up much more than an objection.  Grace just wants what’s best for her kids. Now happily engaged and ready

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City of Flickering Light by Juliette Fay

Published:  April 16, 2019 by Gallery Books  Dates Read:  April 15 – 16,  2019  Genre/Category:  Historical Fiction  Read For:  Gallery books/Goodreads ARC    ⭐️⭐️⭐️💫  3.5  stars    City of Flickering Light is a tantalizing ride back to the 1920’s Hollywood and the booming silent film industry.  It follows 3 characters as they escape a moving train and their stagnant careers in a burlesque show, finding their way to Hollywood in hopes of making it big.  Irene, Millie and Henry are bright eyed and optimistic when they land at their destination, but they are not prepared for the hardship, destitution, starvation

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Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

Published:  April 16, 2019 by Sarah Crichton Books  Dates Read:  April 13 – 14,  2019  Genre/Category:  General Fiction/Literary Fiction  Read For:  NetGalley ARC    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  5  stars    Big Little Lies meets the courtroom thriller mystery in Angie Kim’s debut novel Miracle Creek.  DO NOT pass this one up.  Easily earns 5 stars.    Miracle Creek, a town in rural Virginia.  Young and Pak Yoo, immigrants from Korea who live in Miracle Creek and run a privately owned medical device, a chamber for hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) treating off label/experimental conditions that hospitals won’t.  An explosion.   2 deaths.   A murder investigation.    A

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Normal People by Sally Rooney

Published:  April 16, 2019 by Crown Publishing  Dates Read:  April 10 – 13,  2019  Genre/Category:  Coming of Age Fiction / Psychological Fiction  Read For:  NetGalley ARC    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  4 stars    “Life is the thing you bring with you inside your own head.”  There’s been a lot of buzz going around about this book, well before publication date, and fortunately I had the honor of reading it courtesy of NetGalley and Crown Publishing, and now I understand why.    Normal People is the story of two people,  Marianne and Connell, two high school seniors who pretend not to know each other

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My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing

Published:  March 26, 2019 by Berkley   Dates Read:  April 7 – 10, 2019  Genre/Category:  Psychological Thriller/Suspense  Read For:  Personal Read /TBR List     ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️💫   4.5 stars    This is where you put strong emphasis on the word PSYCHO in psychological thriller.  To use her own words, the author (Samantha Downing) has a very “disturbed” mind.  Truth be told,  I am outright JEALOUS.  Where in the world does one come up with these things?????  My Lovely Wife is the story of a married couple who live the good life, with a beautiful home, satisfying jobs, exceptional children, first-rate friends in a

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