Milo is trouble. 

He lives it, breathes it. He embraces anything that numbs and takes his mind somewhere else, a world where his mother is herself and not just a shell, and his brother didn't almost kill her, severing any relationship they had. But more importantly, Milo drowns out the guilt for leaving his mother and not being able to forgive his brother. He drowns his pride and moves on to another girl and another party, pretending that life isn't moving on around him and he's stuck in the same place. He's stuck in the past and doesn't know how to let go.

Maya is trouble.

She's done the party scene and has had her fair share of close calls and handcuffs. Not the kinky kind. She's so over it all and fought like hell for that life to let go so she could move on. She now works as a teen counselor. Her life is better, but her life is empty. She has no one but her brother in the whole world left and he's sick with a disease that no medicine can cure. 

When they meet, a romance that scares them both emerges, but the love you fight for is the love that can mend bridges, heal scars, and open closed hearts. They'll need each other, they'll want each other, they'll have each other. 

But will it all come too late
My Review:  
I totally loved Milo's story. It will be forever etched into my heart. I laughed, cried and fell in love with every single character. This book was very personal for me. It was very real and personally difficult to read at times because of the spiritual place in which I currently abide in this wonderful space called life. Never take it for granted, life is a gift denied to many. I loved the raw emotions and dark sides of these characters and the surreal way addiction was dealt with. my favorite character was Will who is near and dear to my heart. You will fall in love with Milo and Maya and be cheering for their progress. This is my new favorite book by this author because of the way it has touched my soul. I absolutely adore this book.
 
 
Emma knows better than most that life can change from one second to the next. Mason knows that guilt can make you change so much, that you don't even recognize yourself in the mirror. When they found each other, they knew that life had given them a second chance.
But can one night, one second, one misunderstanding change everything? 


A life together that saved them will become a life they think is lost forever.

                                                                                  
  •    AMAZON:
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Barnes and Noble:

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/wide-spaces-shelly-crane/1117192747?ean=2940148685012

Smashwords:
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Info on the NEW SIGNIFICANCE BOOK with the release of Wide Spaces!
Want to read the first two chapters of the new 
SIGNIFICANCE BOOK 
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The Book:

About The Book:
D005 has been a part of a secret government program known as the Delta Project her entire life. She has been genetically modified to be stronger, faster, smarter and to heal faster. Trained in hand-to-hand combat, weaponry and battle tactics, she has been worked to physical and mental exhaustion every day of her life. Raised without love or care of any kind, she has no idea what it means to be happy – to be free. And now she has run away.

After willingly leaving the Hartman Ranch and Cormac, in order to protect those she loves, Weston is back at the Delta Project compound. Back exactly where she does not want to be. On the plus side, it's not a bad place to be if she wants to free the rest of the Deltas.

However, it also means she's under Commander's thumb again. And he has questions he is willing to go to great lengths to get answered.

The thing that Commander doesn't understand is just how much Weston wants her freedom back. And with her back at the compound, he's going to have a fight on his hands.


I can't wait to read this book. Jessica is an awesome writer! Be sure to add to your to be read books on Goodreads.
About Jessica Jaster
Jessica Jaster lives in Iowa with her husband and her (currently) one year old and two year old, as well as their cat, Pandora.

Jessica graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in Anthropology. Yes, she realizes that there is a big difference between Anthropology and writing young adult novels. She actually tried for an English major (well actually, it was Criminal Justice, then English, then Anthropology), but the classes she had to take just did not fly with her. Although, since Anthropology is pretty much just the study of humans and human culture, it could tie in with her novels in some way.

She has always had an over-active imagination and has been making stories up in her head for herself for as long as she can remember and finally decided to start writing them down (when she is not busy chasing the two little ones around anyway) and sharing them with anyone interested. Most ideas she has so far for her novels are for young adults - some fantasy, some science fiction and some normal contemporary story-lines.

Her current works include Delta Project: Hide, Delta Project: Rescue and Delta Project: Revolt.

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OCT 20 - Candace (Review) - Life Between the Pages; Jude (Excerpt/Review) - One More Chapter

Oct 21 - Jenna (Spotlight) - Jenna's Junction; Kat (Review) - Tsk Tsk What to Read

Oct 22 - Paul (Review) - Sher A. Hart: Written Art

Oct 23 - Ashley (Review) - Smardy Pants Book Blog

Oct 24 - Rebecca (Review) - Rapid reviewer
 

Oct 25 - Kelly (Excerpt) - Paperback Cowgirl; Mary (Review) - Book Nerds Across America



 
 
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  • I am thrilled beyond belief to bring you Mary Smith's debut novel, Melting Away the Ice.  Mary is a wonderful person and a great author!
  • And Now:
  • The Book with the amazing cover!
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"Sara Smith, a hard working lawyer, thought she found her true love. Unfortunately, that was a huge mistake. Now she goes home at night and avoids people. Until one day her best friend forces her to go to a hockey game.
Lucas Sharp, the Captain of the Chicago Eagles, has focused on one thing, winning the Cup. It was not until a meet and greet after the game that he saw Sara.
After finally going on a few dates Lucas knows that she is hiding something, but Sara won't talk about it.
Will Lucas be able to melt away the ice on her heart and still win the Cup? Or will Sara keep her true-self frozen away from finding happiness.




MY REVIEW:    5 STARS*****Wow! Thank you Mary for allowing me to get an ARC of your debut novel. Uh hum, this book contains explicit sex scenes.
This book is dynamic and full of sass, hot guys , beautiful women and will make you have the full range of emotions your body can experience.You will laugh, cry, cheer, fall in love and want to kick butt! This was a wonderful story of sexy women lawyers and hot hockey players! 
It's about a secret thing that happens to Sara that changed her life forever and the people who care about her also about failures and triumphs. A fun story about friendship, heartbreak and love. And did I say Hot guys? Lucas and Max will steal your heart! My favorite was Lucas, here is the book description: “He had piercing blue eyes, built like a Greek God and looks that a male model would sell their soul for” — 
I love the story and know it will soar to the top of the bestseller list. 
I have to give it 5 hot and steamy stars!








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Amazon:

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The Author:
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About The Author:

Mary Smith was born in Chicago, Illinois but is currently living in West Virginia with her amazing husband. Mary never misses a Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Bears or a Chicago Bulls game. She loves her sports. Mary never goes anywhere without her Kindle, her laptop or a book in hand. If you can’t find her reading than she is reviewing books on her site, which she co-founded, Book Nerds Across America.

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Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7082565.Mary_Smith


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Zombies- as if that wasn’t enough to ruin any girl’s dream of a happily ever after. 

Reagan said goodbye to love when she was forced to run her high school boyfriend over with her mom’s car just to keep him from eating her for dinner. Now, two years later, and in need of a serious shower, she’s just over the entire concept of a soul mate- or really, any kind of mate.

Well, mostly anyway. When she runs- literally- into a group of boys holed up in a relative utopia of peanut butter and bottled water, maybe all hope in the love department is not lost. 

But at the end of the world, nothing can be simple. And with a horde of Zombies after her, Reagan is going to have to schedule falling in love between hunting and surviving. Hopefully she can last long enough to find out if true love can still exist when everything else has started to fall apart.

46-  5 star reviews on Amazon

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My favorite book of all time!
Sherry has always known there was something out there. She's eighteen, works for a tabloid newspaper in Chicago, and has a brother, Danny who is a lazy mooch. They live a pretty normal, dull life. Then the moon disappears and people start to go missing only to reappear later...but different. Sherry has an abusive ex-boyfriend who shows up on her doorstep and claims to be one of these beings. He's no longer the same person in that body. He tells her he has come to protect her and her brother and takes her underground, against her will, to save her. There they meet others like them. She begins to unravel the truth about Merrick, about what he's really doing here, about the way he looks at her, about the crazy new dangerous world they live in. Can he convince her that he's here to help? Will she like what she finds when she opens up to the truth? Will he be the one to love her when everyone else has failed her? Will he be able to protect her?


                                                                  164 -  5 star reviews on Amazon

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This is an awesome book!
On the rink she’s tough, she’s a leader, she’s fast and she’s the epitome of a rebellious girl. But Nellie’s been hurt, only once, but it was enough to make her look at life through different eyes and off the rink she’s a timid girl who loves with no pretenses.
A long time ago Owen Black was betrayed by the girl he thought he loved and the guy he called his best friend. The anguish set off a domino effect of negativity in his life and he never has fully recovered. He meets Nellie Forrester and thinks he can let it go for her. 
But how can you love someone when the wounds from your past are still wide open?

                                                                   61-  5 star reviews

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Another Awesome Book!When two worlds collide, nightmares become reality. And some secrets...are best kept in Oblivion. ...Until there is hope. 


Have you ever wanted to forget? Nariella Woodlinn has. Many times. Especially when her already frustrating life gets turned upside down by a mysterious boy who randomly shows up in her small town. And she can't seem to understand anything about him, despite how much she tries.

Nari hates everything about her life, except for her best friend Rydan, but now that they've been separated during their senior year of high school, she has to learn to make new friends without him. When strange, unexplainable phenomena start becoming an every day part of her life, Nari struggles to come to grips with reality.
And with love. 

                                                                                       20- 5 star reviews so far on Amazon

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Fantastic Read!16 year old Eden Matthews has been in and out of private schools for the last two years. Kingsley is her last chance to finish high school and she is determined to simply do that. But when she meets Kiran Kendrick and her world opens to something she thought only existed in fairy tales, she's unsure what her future will hold. Suddenly she is captivated by a boy who seems to be the source of all of her problems and struggling to rescue her best friend from a foreign prison. When attempts are made on Kiran's life, Eden alone must save him. Thrust into a world that is more make-believe than reality, Eden has to find her own destiny without losing those she loves most. Reckless is an intricate story of mystery, adventure, magic and love. Eden Matthews is an unlikely heroine set on a path to save the world and her loved ones before its too late.


                                                            176-  5 star reviews



 
 
My friend Derinda Love has been hospitalized with a heart attack. Please join in our prayer chain for total healing. In her honor, I'm posting her book that is  currently on sale  in her honor. It is an amazing book and everyone should read. Pick up your copy today! Thank you for all  of your support.!
On Sale @ Amazon now $.99  http://www.amazon.com/Today-Only-ebook/dp/B00CQTCLO6/ref=sr_1_1_bnp_1_kin?ie=UTF8&qid=1376926924&sr=8-1&keywords=Today+Onlyhttp://www.amazon.com/Today-Only-ebook/dp/B00CQTCLO6/ref=sr_1_1_bnp_1_kin?ie=UTF8&qid=1376926924&sr=8-1&keywords=Today+Only


In life, there are times you are granted a miracle. It may not be the one you wanted exactly, but it will be the one you need. It will prepare you for the next step in your journey and help you learn to accept the life you are given, even if that life can be heartbreaking.
Thinking of you!


 
 
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About The Book
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Anguish was the status quo, until she walked in.
Breaker James Collins is confined in a prison of his own making. Scarred doesn’t begin to define his hell since finding out his girlfriend cheated, stole, and lied two years ago. It led to a single event—one that would blacken his days and his nights from then on. Since then, he hasn’t left his house, crippled by fear of people and any social interaction.
Ashland talks too much and has the voice of a meth-laden prairie dog, or so she’s always been told. She’s been called annoying and irritating all of her life and gave up on having friends for a long time. College has given her a new lease on a social life and she’s embraced who she is. But now she’s waiting for the one guy who can take her breath away and put up with her antics. 
A simple note pinned to a corkboard will lead Ash right to Breaker’s solitary world and she will learn that just because a guy doesn’t fit her ideal, doesn’t mean she won’t fall head over feet in love.

My Review
I absolutely love Anguish.  I never thought I would say those words! lol
I loved everything about this book. It grabbed me from the start of the book and captivated me with intrigue and laughter. I loved the broken character of Breaker James and how even though he was so pathetic, the author had you rooting for his success every step of the way. Ashland was a total Joy and her character reminded me of my favorite character, Pippi Longstocking, that I read as a child. I loved every unconventional thing about this book including the ending. I am in love with this author and I'm going to download all of her books for future reading pleasures. Go get this book here:




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Author Lila Felix
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About The Author:  Lila Felix lives in the swamps of Louisiana with her husband and three boisterous children. She loves coffee, anything cinnamon and loves to cook. She is a big roller derby fan. When she’s not writing, she’s watching 80′s movies, reading, and collecting duct tape.


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Book Geek Unite 

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July 14

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July 15

          Book Nerds Across America 

July 16

          Inside the World of Books 

TSK TSK What to Read 

July 17

          Christina's Book Reviews 

July 18

Life between Pages 

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July 20

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Title: A Secret Fate (A Whisper Cape Novel, Book 3)
Author: Susan Griscom
Publisher: Amber Glow Books
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Release Date: Fall 2013
Add it to your to read list.Goodreads  

Synopsis:
Book three in the Whisper Cape Series.

Gerry, Addie and Cael almost captured Careen’s murderer but lost Cael in the battle. Is he alive? If so, will he return? And the bigger question, thanks to Gerry's handiwork, will Cael remember Addie? Is their love lost with him?

Addie’s family and friends think she should keep the relationship a secret. Just what she needs, more secrets and on top of everything else, someone stole the crystal. How is she supposed to get over the loss of her lover, a lover she'd barely had for only a few short months and deal with the secret of the lost crystal at the same time?

Aiden wants nothing more than to help Addie overcome her grief and get over Cael. Or is that all he wants? What happens when too many people know the secret and someone slips up? 

An unedited Excerpt from A Secret Fate
 For the umpteenth time, over the past two weeks, Addie recited the words over and over again in her head, begging, pleading, Cael, please remember me. Please remember you love me.
Dragging her useless, helpless, and now rail-thin of a frame from the bed—their bed, his bed—she stumbled into the bathroom, hardly recognizing the person in the mirror. The sunken, dark eyes, her indented cheekbones, only made her brown eyes look larger and more recessed, giving her face a hollow look. Well, that was fine, now her face matched her hollow and empty soul.
She couldn’t work, couldn’t sleep, couldn’t eat. Gerry threatened to give her job to Darcy permanently if she didn’t snap out of it and get her rear end into the bar soon. She didn’t care. Why should she? Let Darcy have the damn job. She didn’t need it. She had her trust fund, didn’t she? She couldn’t face going in there, seeing all those people, everyone asking how she was getting along … without Cael—the unspoken part of the sentence. Well, how the hell did they think she was? She just lost the man she loved. Lost her dad the year before. Who would be next? Who would she lose next? Maia? The Twins who weren’t even born yet? Unthinkable. But, as the old saying went, bad things happened in threes. Maybe if she stayed home, away from other people, nobody else would die or disappear. Her family, friends, they’d all taken turns checking in on her, Darcy one day, Maia another. Gerry, Cael’s uncle Bart even stopped by. Someone, once a day would come knocking on her door, trying to coax her out of the house. “Not ready,” she’d say. “I need time.” How much time would it take? How much time does a person normally require before they learn to cope with the loss of a loved one? Learn to cope? She didn’t want to learn to cope. Addie hadn’t had much time with Cael to begin with. She felt cheated. Resentful and cheated that she didn’t get to love and enjoy her soul mate for any longer than only a few short months. According to Maia, Cael and Addie were fated. She and Cael had joked, laughing about it being a secret fate because of Addie’s secluded and sheltered childhood. Well, fate was cruel, wasn’t it?

About Susan
Susan Griscom daydreams often. And sometimes her daydreams interfere with her daydreams not to mention real life. Because, let’s face it, her character’s lives are so much more exciting. Sometimes it’s young adult or new adult or just plain old mainstream fiction and sometimes it’s paranormal romance, where her playing field delves into a different milieu than the usual vampires and werewolves. Some day she might write about fangs and fur, but for now she prefers sticking to strong heroes and heroines confronted with extraordinary forces of nature, powers and abilities beyond the norm, mixed with a little romance to get the blood boiling.
Susan lives in the Sierra Foothills in Northern California with her very romantic husband, her small yippy dog, Riley, and her humongous black cat, Saké. Her family consists of his and hers; four wonderful sons and one beautiful daughter, and seven grand angels.
Susan loves when a story takes hold and pulls her into the fantasy, that's magic.
You can visit Susan at http://susangriscom.com or email her at susan@susangriscom.com.  She loves hearing from her fans.

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Other works by Susan:
WHISPER CAPE (Book 1)
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    Jenna Roads

    Mother of two who loves to read, write and travel. When I'm not writing I'm dreaming up characters for my next book. I love cotton nighties and comfortable shoes. My dream is to one day have an island of my very own where I can hold up there and write until my hearts content. 


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