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Blog Tour and Giveaway: The Lantern's Ember

About the Book: Title: THE LANTERN'S EMBER Author: Colleen Houck Pub. Date: September 11, 2018 Publisher: Delacorte Press Formats: Hardcover, eBook Pages: 416 Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N, iBooks, TBD Synopsis; Welcome to a world where nightmarish creatures reign supreme. Five hundred years ago, Jack made a deal with the devil. It’s difficult for him to remember much about his mortal days. So, he focuses on fulfilling his sentence as a Lantern—one of the watchmen who guard the portals to the Otherworld, a realm crawling with every nightmarish creature imaginable. Jack has spent centuries jumping from town to town, ensuring that nary a mortal—or not-so-mortal—soul slips past him. That is,

Review: The Ancient Nine

Title: The Ancient Nine Author: Ian k. Smith Release Date: September 18, 2018 Rating: 3.5/5 Stars Find it here: Goodreads – Amazon – B&N – Book Depository Synopsis: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Fall 1988 Spenser Collins An unlikely Harvard prospect, smart and athletic, strapped for cash, determined to succeed. Calls his mother—who raised him on her own in Chicago—every week. Dalton Winthrop A white-shoe legacy at Harvard, he's just the most recent in a string of moneyed, privileged Winthrop men in Cambridge. He's got the ease—and the deep knowledge—that come from belonging. These two find enough common ground to become friends, cementing their bond when Spenser is "punched" to join the

Review: The Romanov Empress

Title: The Romanov Empress Author: C.W. Gortner Release Date: July 10, 2018 Rating: 4/5 Stars Find it here: Goodreads – Amazon – B&N – Book Depository Synopsis from Goodreads: Narrated by the mother of Russia’s last tsar, this vivid, historically authentic novel brings to life the courageous story of Maria Feodorovna, one of Imperial Russia’s most compelling women who witnessed the splendor and tragic downfall of the Romanovs as she fought to save her dynasty in the final years of its long reign. Barely nineteen, Minnie knows that her station in life as a Danish princess is to leave her family and enter into a royal marriage—as her older sister Alix has done, moving to England to wed Qu

Review: The Lost Carousel of Provence

Title: The Lost Carousel of Provence Author: Juliet Blackwell Release Date: September 18, 2018 Rating: 4/5 Stars Find it here: Goodreads – Amazon – B&N – Book Depository Synopsis from Goodreads: Long, lonely years have passed for the crumbling Château Clement, nestled well beyond the rolling lavender fields and popular tourist attractions of Provence. Once a bustling and dignified ancestral estate, now all that remains is the château's gruff, elderly owner and the softly whispered secrets of generations buried and forgotten. But time has a way of exposing history's dark stains, and when American photographer Cady Drake finds herself drawn to the château and its antique carousel, she long

Review: Three Little Lies

Title: Three Little Lies Author: Laura Marshall Release Date: September 4, 2018 Rating: 4/5 Stars Find it here: Goodreads – Amazon – B&N – Book Depository Synopsis from Goodreads: When Sasha disappears, Ellen fears the worst. Then long-buried secrets resurface, Ellen realizes she may not know Sasha -- or what she's capable of -- at all. 2005: 17 year old Ellen falls under the spell of glamorous newcomer, Sasha. As Ellen is welcomed into Sasha's family, she doesn't see the darkness that lies beneath their musical, bohemian lifestyle. At a New Year's Eve party, events come to a dramatic head, resulting in a court case (in which Ellen is a key witness) that means family life at the Corner Ho

Review: I Do Not Trust You

Title: I Do Not Trust You Author: Laura Burns and Melinda Metz Release Date: September 11, 2018 Rating: 3.5/5 Stars Find it here: Goodreads – Amazon – B&N – Book Depository Synopsis from Goodreads: Memphis "M" Engle is stubborn to a fault, graced with an almost absurd knowledge of long lost languages and cultures, and a heck of an opponent in a fight. In short: she's awesome. Ashwin Sood is a little too posh for her tastes, a member of an ancient cult (which she’s pretty sure counts for more than one strike against him), and has just informed Memphis that her father who she thought was dead isn’t and needs her help. From the catacombs of Paris to lost temples in the sacred forests, tog

Release Day Blitz and Giveaway: A Court of Blood And Void

I am so excited that A COURT OF BLOOD AND VOID by Meg Xumei X is available now and that I get to share the news! If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author Meg Xumei X, be sure to check out all the details below. This blitz also includes a giveaway for a $10 Amazon GC courtesy of Meg and Rockstar Book Tours. So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post. Title: A COURT OF BLOOD AND VOID (War of the Gods #1) Author: Meg Xumei X Pub. Date: September 6, 2018 Publisher: Meg Xumei X Formats: eBook, paperback Pages: 272 Find it: Goodreads, Amazon Synopsis: They call me beautiful. They call me a monster. Soon, they'll call me death. As a di

Review and Giveaway: The Leading Edge of Now

Title: THE LEADING EDGE OF NOW Author: Marci Lyn Curtis Pub. Date: September 4, 2018 Publisher: Kids Can Press Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook Pages: 336 Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, B&N, TBD Synopsis: Just when Grace is beginning to get used to being an orphan, her estranged uncle suddenly comes forward to claim her. That might have been okay if he'd spoken to her even once since her father died. Or if moving in with Uncle Rusty didn't mean returning to New Harbor. Grace once spent the best summers of her life in New Harbor. Now the place just reminds her of all she's lost: her best friend, her boyfriend and any memory of the night that changed her forever. People say the truth will set

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