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NetGalley Review: Born Mobster Born Mobster by Paige Dearth

Title: Born Mobster
Author: Paige Dearth
Published: Sept. 29, 2016
Publisher: Fiction With Meaning LLC
Pages: 506
Genre: Dark, Adult
Review: ebook provided by NetGalley and Author
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Seven-year-old Tony Bruno is an outcast among his peers. Bullied by his classmates and rejected by his father, Tony is lonely and desperate. Tired of being bullied, Tony strikes back. In one act of blind courage, he shifts the balance of power.

When Tony becomes a teenager, a new kid named Salvatore Morano transfers to his school and becomes the object of ridicule. Tony feels compelled to help the new kid. He has no idea who Salvatore is and what it means to be his friend.

Soon Tony is sought out by Salvatore’s father, Johnny Morano, the godfather of the Philadelphia Mafia, to help protect his son. Tony, who has admired the Italian mob from a distance, has always been fascinated by the Mafia’s power. He quickly learns that with power comes sacrifice. Tony will be forced to draw u…

#PBwkendread Review: Monsterland by Michael Phillip Cash

Title: Monsterland
Author: Michael Phillip Cash
Published:Oct. 3, 2015
Pages: 208
Genre: Teen
Review: Paperback provided by author
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Welcome to Monsterland – the scariest place on Earth. All guests can interact with real vampires in Vampire Village, be chased by an actual werewolf on the River Run, and walk among the dead in Zombieville.
Wyatt Baldwin, a high school student and life-long movie buff is staring bleakly at a future of flipping burgers. Due to a fortuitous circumstance, Wyatt and his friends are invited to the star-studded opening of Monsterland. In a theme park full of real vampires, werewolves and zombies, what could possibly go wrong?

Blog Tour and GIVEAWAY: Ballistic (Icarus Series Book 2) by Aria Michaels

Book: Ballistic (Icarus Series Book 2) Author: Aria Michaels Genre: Genre: Young Adult dystopian  The sequel to Killshot  #BallisticTour Goodreads
It's been three days since Solar Storm Icarus silenced the world...three days since the GRS virus wiped out most of humanity and started changing the few who remained. Liv and the others made it through the initial wave, but they've lost a lot along the way and the journey to Salvation is far from over. A rogue military organization has taken hold of the area and they possess a weapon that could change everything.  When Liv finds out her brother and the other refugees are being held captive at Camp Seco, she will risk everything to get him back. As the group embarks upon a dangerous rescue mission, a rival band of survivors threatens their safety and a new storm gathers overhead. The virus has spread and the infected are being drawn together. What's worse, the beast that lurks inside of Liv is growing stronger and more difficult to c…

Review: Dark Light Four by Sarah Jayne Carr and various authors

Title: Dark Light Four  Author: Various authors
Published: July 18, 2014
Publisher: Crushing Hearts and Black Butterfly
Pages: 272
Genre: Short Stories, horror, YA
Review: Ebook provided
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If you’re looking for stories of “happily ever after”, continue onward. Warm and fuzzy tales of love won’t lie within these pages. These dark accounts incur greed, anger, hostility, murder, revenge, and creatures that go bump in the night. Be forewarned—there will be blood, and you may need to check under your bed before going to sleep. Darkness awaits.
The Maybe Man—K.C. Finn
Sasha Brook—Shebat Legion
Deep Below—J.R. Roper
Sinner—Barbie Shannon
Mind Fuck—Nina Stevens
When the Music Dies—Penelope Anne Bartotto
The Asylum—Shannon Eckrich
Perdition—Mariana Thorn
An Eve to Forget—Leah D.W.
A Night with the Outside Inn—Patrick Tumblety
Broken Photo—SJ Davis
A Salem Witch—Zoe Adams
Always Beneath—Paul Flewitt
Staum the Source—Andrea Staum
Nothing to Fear—Jackie McMa…

Review: Contagious (The Contagium #1) by Emily Goodwin

Title: Contagious (The Contagium #1)
Author: Emily Goodwin
Published: July 25, 2014
Publisher: Premuted Press
Pages: 336
Genre: YA, Zombies
Review: ebook provided by author
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"I wasn’t afraid of death. If I died, it would be over. My worst fear wasn’t of dying, it was of living. Living, while everyone around me had their flesh savagely torn from their bodies to be shoved into the festering and ever-hungry mouths of zombies. It terrified me, right down to my very core, to be alive while the rest of the world was dead."

During the Second Great Depression, twenty-four year old Orissa Penwell is forced to drop out of college when she is no longer able to pay for classes. Unable to find a job, she moves in with her aunt in Indianapolis. Down on her luck, Orissa doesn’t think she can go any lower.

She couldn’t be more wrong. A virus breaks out across the country, leaving the infected crazed, aggressive and very hungry.

Orissa is used to only being respo…

NetGalley Review: Strange Things Done by Elle Wild

Title: Strange Things Done Author: Elle Wild
Published: Sept/ 24, 2016
Publisher: Dundrun
Pages: 304
Genre: Murder, Mystery
Review: ebook provided by NetGalley and Publisher
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As winter closes in and the roads snow over in Dawson City, journalist Jo Silver investigates the dubious suicide of a local politician – and quickly discovers that nothing in the sleepy mining town is what it seems.

Book Spotlight: Sunshine in Neverland by Moira Darling

Title: Sunshine in Neverland Author: Moira Darling Published: September 5th 2016 Publisher: Sol-Brek Books Pages: 184 Genre: Self-help/spiritual men and women alike. Buy Links: Amazon Review: book provided by author

This is the story of Moira’s own personal journey into consciousness and leads us through the step-by-step transformational process. The real life situations within this book, allows the reader to identify and resonate with their own life story. The uniqueness of having the wisdom and insight within the highlighted boxes throughout the book allows the reader the opportunity to possibly gain a clearer understanding and perspective which in turn can help them to let-go, grow and move forward. This a spiritual self-help book with its feet firmly on the ground of reality. It is funny, real, insightful and emotional full of wisdom and teachings, which anyone who reads it can benefit from – a beautiful grounded read that can be re-visted for insi…

#FrightFall Read-a-Thon 2016

Wow it is that time again for the #FrightFall Read-a-Thon for this year.  Which is hosted by Seasons of Reading

It will take place from Oct. 3-9 which gives us a full week to get as much reading done. I think this year I am going to do some things different on this read-a-thon. I always try to push myself to read as much as I can, and that they are only review books, because let's face it as a reader/blogger I have found myself completely booked with reviews and it seems like I never have enough time to read them all.
So I think this year I am going to go through my list of books and pick out the ones that have just been sitting on my kindle to read. Not sure what I will find just yet but I will update this post with what I find. I think that is going to take me some time to actually find some good ones.

Now the rules to this read-a-thon is you have to read at least 1 scary book. It can be thriller, mystery, gothic just plain anything but it has to be scary. So which we all know t…

Book Spotlight: Let's Destroy Investutech by Jeremy Thompson

Title: Let's Destroy Investutech Author: Jeremy Thompson
Published: July 11, 2016
Publisher: Bedlam Press
Pages: 356
Genre: General Fiction
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Believe it or not, a multi-planetary conglomerate controls humanity. Investutech is its name, and the company's applied research and product development methods would petrify even the maddest of madmen.

To Investutech, no scientific atrocity is too horrific in the pursuit of ultimate profit. In fact, sin is an inapplicable concept.

Only the Flux Facers, a group of face-shifting patriots, are dedicated to overthrowing biggest business. Utilizing every means at their disposal, including body hijacking, they embark on an Investutech-overthrowing mission that reaches from Earth all the way to the afterlife.

This special Necro Publications release includes five bonus Investutech stories, comprising decades of sacrilegious scientific innovation.

I attempted suicide once. I did it the old-fashioned way, with a belt aroun…

Book Spotlight: What's In Your Barn by Lindon King

Title: What’s In Your Barn?
Author: Lindon King
Publisher: Createspace
Pages: 44
Genre: Essay

What’s in your barn… reminds us of who we are as created beings and inspires a purpose filled way of life. We are not deserving of the gift of life or of the benefits it brings but instead we should count ourselves privileged and blessed for God’s unmerited favour. The decisions we make create our path and influence a way of life for others. We should therefore be reminded that the path of life is for every one and comes with no detours; this path is inevitable and takes us all from "the cradle to the grave.
You can pick up your copy at Amazon.

Entrenched in our society is an arguable understanding that socioeconomic attributes determine our intrinsic value or the lack thereof. It should therefore be understood that we are also validated by our abilities and resilience in addressing and dealing with the unexpected intermissions and interruptions that come with this incomparable package called…

Guest Post: Aladdin The Genie's Keeper

Title: Aladdin The Genie's Keeper Author: Gibson Morales
Published: July 28, 2016
Publisher: Mo Bros Books
Pages: 340
Genre: Sci-fi
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A Sci-fi Take on the Classic Tale!

When Aladdin awakens, he can barely remember his own name, let alone his past. All he knows is that a giant metal monster is trying to burn him to ash.

After narrowly escaping with a team of peacekeepers, Aladdin finds himself in a world completely foreign to him. A world ruled by the alien Anunnaki, where blood mobs seek his head, resistance fighters demand his ring, and a giant robot hunts him like a rat. But when he meets the lovely Cassie, he discovers hope for the life he has always desired. That is, until he learns the Anunnaki will wipe out humanity in a few days.

Now Aladdin and Cassie's only chance for survival may be to join the mysterious Sorcerer, an immortal warlord, who frightens even the Anunnaki. But there is more to the ring on his finger, the Sorcerer, and his amnes…

Guest Post: Lies, Love & Redemption by Kelli A. Wilkins

New Romance Release — Lies, Love & Redemption By Kelli A. Wilkins Hi everyone, Today I’m sharing an exclusive excerpt from my new historical western, LIES, LOVE & REDEMPTION. This full-length novel is set on the Nebraska prairie in 1877 and blends a steamy romance with mystery and danger.

Lies, Love & Redemption Shot and left for dead, Sam Hixton stumbles into a general store on the Nebraska prairie and collapses into the arms of Cassie Wilcox. Cassie’s world is turned upside down when the handsome stranger drops into her life. Sam is another complication she doesn’t need: her business is dying and her trouble with the townspeople is escalating. Yet she’s determined to keep the store open — no matter what the cost. As Sam recovers from his injuries, he hides the truth about his identity and convinces Cassie to let him work in the store. He’s attracted to her and admires her independent nature but quickly realizes Cassie’s in way over her head. They fight their…