What is Pirate’s Curse by Leigh Anderson and Rebecca Hamilton (GIVEAWAY and Excerpt)

Today I’m going to introduce you to Pirate’s Curse by Leigh Anderson and Rebecca Hamilton. There’s a giveaway and an excerpt, but first: a little bit about the book.

Pirate’s Curse - Pirate’s Curse Division 1, The Berkano Vampire Collection by Leigh Anderson and Rebecca Hamilton

Publication date: October 22, 2017

Themes and genres: Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal, vampires, pirates, witches

Blurb:

Once upon a time, a vampire and a witch fell in love, and that love fractured the world. Now divided into sixteen isolated Divisions, the world is an unstable and dangerous place Continue reading

What is Master of Restless Shadows by Ginn Hale (GIVEAWAY and Excerpt)

Today I’m going to introduce you to Master of Restless Shadows by Ginn Hale. There’s a giveaway and an excerpt, but first: a little bit about the book.

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Publisher: Blind Eye Books

Release Date: October 8, 2019

Length: 401 pages

Cover artist: Zaya Feli

Themes and genres: Epic/High Fantasy, Romance, LGBTQ, gay, magic, witches, assassins

Blurb:

Freshly graduated Master Physician Narsi Lif-Tahm has left his home in Anacleto and journeyed to the imposing royal capitol of Cieloalta intent upon keeping the youthful oath he made to a troubled writer. But in the decade since Narsi gave his pledge, Atreau Vediya, has grown from an anonymous delinquent to a man renowned for penning bawdy operas and engaging in scandalous affairs Continue reading

My To Review List for May 2019

This month I’ll be reviewing two books and none of them are Romance (yeah, it’s been a while since that’s happened). The first one is something I’ve been meaning to talk about for a while…

Skulduggery Pleasant – Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 1

Skulduggery Pleasant - Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 1 by Derek Landy

Author: Derek Landy

Themes & Genres: Fantasy, Adventure, Mystery, magic

Blurb:

Meet Skulduggery Pleasant

Ace Detective

Snappy Dresser

Razor–tongued Wit

Crackerjack Sorcerer

and

Walking, Talking,

Fire-throwing Skeleton Continue reading

What is A Tale of Two Houses by Susan Harris (GIVEAWAY and Excerpt)

Today I’m going to introduce you to A Tale of Two Houses – the first book in the Defy the Stars series by Susan Harris. There’s a giveaway and an excerpt, but first: a little bit about the book.

A Tale of Two Houses - Defy the Stars, Book 1 by Susan Harris

Published by: Clean Teen Publishing

Publication date: March 25, 2019

Themes & Genres: Fairy Tales, Fantasy, Young Adult, retellings, magic, witches

Blurb:

Centuries ago, the royal house of witches in Vernanthia split into two factions Continue reading

What is Two Witches and a Whiskey by Annette Marie (GIVEAWAY and Excerpt)

Today I’m going to introduce you to Two Witches and a Whiskey – the third book in The Guild Codex: Spellbound series by Annette Marie. There’s an excerpt and a giveaway, but first: a little bit about the book.

Two Witches and a Whiskey - The Guild Codex Spellbound, Book 3 by Annette Marie

Publication date: February 8, 2019

Genres:
 New Adult, Urban Fantasy, magic, witches, mages, fae

Synopsis:

Three months ago, I landed a job as a bartender. But not at a bar—at a guild. Yeah, the magic kind.

I’m not a badass mage like my three smokin’ hot best friends. I’m not a sorcerer or an alchemist, or even a wussy witch. I’m just a human, slinging drinks like a pro and keeping my non-magical nose out of mythic business. Seriously, I know my limits.

So why am I currently standing in a black-magic ritual circle across from a fae lord? Continue reading

What I Think about Seventh Born by Monica Sanz

Seventh Born - The Witchling Academy Series, Book 1 by Monica Sanz

Seventh Born – The Witchling Academy Series, Book 1

Themes & Genres: Fantasy, Paranormal, Mystery, detective, magic, witches, supernatural

Blurb:

Abomination. Curse. Murderer. All names hurled at eighteen-year-old Seraphina Dovetail. As the seventh-born daughter to a witch, she’s the cause of her mother losing her powers and, in turn, her life.

Abandoned as a child, Sera dreams of becoming an inspector and finding her family. To do that, she must be referred into the Advanced Studies Program at the Aetherium’s Witchling Academy. Her birth order, quick temper, and tendency to set things on fire, however, have left her an outcast Continue reading

My To Review in September 2018 List

Next week will be about reviews. I have two books scheduled for then. Is that all the books I’ll be reviewing this month?

Maybe.

There’s one more I’d like to add to the list, but since I don’t have an ARC yet, I’m not including it here.

So, which are the books?

Seventh Born – The Witchling Academy Series, Book 1

Seventh Born - The Witchling Academy Series, Book 1 by Monica Sanz

Author: Monica Sanz

Themes & Genres: Fantasy, Paranormal, magic, witches

Blurb:

Abomination. Curse. Murderer. All names hurled at eighteen-year-old Seraphina Dovetail. As the seventh-born daughter to a witch, she’s the cause of her mother losing her powers and, in turn, her life Continue reading

Freebie Friday – A Hint of Magic by Claire Chilton

A Hint of Magic - The Demon Diaries, Book 0.5 by Claire Chilton

Title: A Hint of Magic: Bewitched by Magic

Series & Book Number: The Demon Diaries, Book 0.5

Author: Claire Chilton

Themes & Genres: Mystery, Paranormal, Comedy, magic, witches

Amazon Rating: 4 stars

Blurb:

She’s looking for a hint of magic in her world…
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Freebie Friday – 1 Bundle, 14 YA and NA Paranormal/Fantasy Short Stories

Djinnis, fortunetellers, witches – it’s time for some magic, and Not Just Voodoo.

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Title of Bundle: Not Just Voodoo

Authors: Rebecca Hamilton, Thea Atkinson, Jasmine Walt, Monica Corwin, Alicia Rades, Debbie Cassidy, Nicole Zoltack, K.N. Lee, Katerina Martinez, Nathan Squiers, Megan J. Parker, L.C. Hibbett, Aileen Harkwood, Erin Hayes, Margo Bond Collins

Genres: YA, NA, Paranormal, Fantasy

Blurb: Continue reading

Freebie Friday – 4 FREE Short Cozy Mysteries

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People get busy during the holiday season and sometimes they stay busy for a few weeks after all the frantic shopping, gift wrapping and unwrapping, the noisy family reunions and stuffing of stomachs with grandma’s delicious cooking. Sometimes people are so busy, they barely have any time to read. That’s why, in order to unwind during a possibly busy time, I’m going to share with you four free short Cozy Mysteries. Continue reading