Thursday, July 3, 2014

Review: Cookies and Scream (A Cookie Cutter Shop Mystery #5) by Virginia Lowell


Cookies and Scream (A Cookie Cutter Shop Mystery #5) by Virginia Lowell

Published July 1st 2014 by Berkley
Paperback304 pages
Series: A Cookie Cutter Shop Mystery
Genre: Cozy-Mystery

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Summary from Goodreads

Olivia Greyson is the proud owner of The Gingerbread House—a quaint shop that specializes in all things cookie—and her best friend, Maddie, is her sidekick, baking up scrumptious treats for their cookie-themed parties. But when a stunning antique cookie cutter collection leads to murder, things get a bit too hot to handle…

You know when you sometimes read a book with a specific theme that you wouldn't really paid mind to other time and then you find yourself hopping on over to the internet just to google your curiosity? Well that's what this book did to me.

Cookies and Scream is a 5th book in the A Cookie Cutter Shop Mystery. I haven't read the previous installments in this series but had no problem just jumping into Olivia Greyson's life and picking up the pieces along the way. Olivia owns a cookie store called The Gingerbread House (how cute is that name?) along with her best friend Maddie, who is also her sidekick and helps her around the kitchen. When they get offered to sell a stunning prized antique cookie cutter collection, they get more then they bargained for when it's owned turned up dead. Now they jump head first into trying to prove that Greta was actually murdered, as they dig into her old life and world filled with mysteries, glamor and some painful past.

Fun story. I enjoyed all the buildup that the author did before the murder. Seriously, it took like over 100 pages before the murder and the story was well done leading up to it and the aftermath as well. I liked Olivia and Maddie, they make a great due. Where Olivia lacks, Maddie picks it up. A bit more open, spunky and a quick thinker.

The cookie cutters was the thing that had me browsing the internet with curiosity. I didn't know how many different antique cookie cutters there can be out there and how some very rare ones have been sold for a lot of money. It was fascinating the thing that interests some people and collectors. I love finding stuff like this that I wouldn't have otherwise if I haven't had read the book.

Lowell is great at storytelling and she has build a world of very enjoyable characters. especially with such a fun duo of Olivia and Maddie. I enjoyed following them around as they stumbled through trying to crack the secrets and what really happened to Greta that night.


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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Review: Ill-Gotten Panes (A Stained Glass Mystery) by Jennifer McAndrews


Ill-Gotten Panes (A Stained Glass Mystery) by Jennifer McAndrews


Published July 1st 2014 by Berkley
Paperback, 304 pages
Series: A Stained Glass Mystery
Genre: Cozy Mystery

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FIRST IN A NEW SERIES!

Stained-glass aficionado Georgia Kelly packed up her city life for the quiet of small town Wenwood, New York. But the sleepy village’s peace is about to get shattered—by murder…

After a banking scandal loses Georgia her job and fiancé, she decides that a change of scenery will help piece her life back together. But escaping to her grandfather’s house in the old-fashioned, brick-making Hudson River hamlet of Wenwood, New York, turns out to be less relaxing than she expects. Not only is the close-knit community on edge about their beloved brickworks being turned into a marina to draw in tourists, one of those most opposed to the project winds up dead—cracked over the head with a famous Wenwood brick.

Georgia wouldn’t be broken up over the news except for the fact that the main suspect is the deceased’s biggest adversary—her grandfather. Now, to remove the stain from her grandy’s record, Georgia will have to figure out who in town was willing to kill to keep the renovation project alive, before someone else is permanently cut out of the picture…
After a bad work scandal, Georgia not only loses her job but also her fiancé and friends along with it. With a need to put the pieces of her life back together, she goes to one place that her own mother keeps coming back to regroup - her grandfather's house. Georgia isn't even back in town for a few days when already she is stepping on some people's toes. To make matter's worse, her grandfather's enemy turns up dead soon after and her grandfather ends up the prime suspect in his murder. Unable to sit back and watch as the police work on accusing her Grandy, Georgia takes it into her own hands to snoop around town and get to the bottom of this murder before her Grandy ends up in handcuffs.

Great start to a new series, I really enjoyed it. Georgia is a new sleuth and she doesn't have it all together and I like that. She is back in small town trying to kind of find her next path in life and while she is doing that, she is taking a break in her grandfathers house. She uses stained glass art as a way to kind of relax, and when an Antique store owner presents her with a fixer up, Georgia is more then glad to undertake the task. It also starts a quick friendship between her and Carrie (the Antique store owner). I don't know much about Stained Glass art, but I found reading about it fascinating, and all the things Georgia had to do with the glass and how you can cut it into different shapes.

Besides that, I loved how the author uses humor scattered through the book and the wit accompanied it. The storyline was well told and fun to follow as Georgia stumbles through small town life and some 'politics' in order to find who was the real murderer. I also loved the fact that this story features a grandfather instead of typical grandma, it made it exciting and just as fun with the roles reversed.



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Review: When Day Breaks (KGI #9) by Maya Banks


When Day Breaks (KGI #9) by Maya Banks

Published  June 24th 2014 by Berkley
Paperback, 304 pages
Series: KGI #9
Genre: Adult Romantic Suspense

Heat Rating: Sizzling

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Summary from Goodreads

THE ALL-NEW KGI NOVEL BY NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELING AUTHOR AUTHOR MAYA BANKS

The Kelly Group International (KGI): A super-elite, top secret, family-run business. Qualifications: High intelligence, rock-hard body, military background. Mission: Hostage/kidnap victim recovery. Intelligence gathering. Handling jobs the U.S. government can’t…

Eden is said to be one of the most beautiful women in the world. Her face has graced countless magazines and her body has sold millions of dollars of clothing. But her fame and beauty has earned her more than she ever imagined. Evil is stalking her, determined to extinguish the ethereal beauty forever.

Swanson or “Swanny” as his teammates call him is always up for the next mission. He came back from Afghanistan wounded and scarred. Hardly the kind of man who even belongs in the same room with Eden. And yet there’s something about the quiet beauty that stirs his blood and makes him dream of the impossible. Because Beauty loving the Beast only happens in fairy tales and KGI doesn’t deal in fairy tales. Ever.

Let me get this straight out now. I enjoy Maya Banks KGI series before and have had a few in the series that I really liked. This one, wasn't my favorite, unfortunately. It wasn't all bad. I did enjoy quiet a bit of it, but the storyline just did not work for me at all.

What I did enjoy...
  • Swanny. I love broken hero's. I love hero's period, and Swanny is the hero in this story. He came back from Afghanistan scarred and wounded after a mission that went horribly wrong and he was captured and tortured. Now Swanny doesn't find himself attractive and hides the scare that occupies much of one side of his face. He also still has a bit of demons, because he remembers the incident quiet well as it also happened to one of his friends who was with him. Now Swanny doesn't believe that he has a shot at love, which at first made me just want to cuddle him and tell him it would be okay. After all, his a hero with battle scar and that could be very sexy on a man.
  • The action, when it happened. Which unfortunately did feel a little scars. A lot of the book focused on the attraction between Swanny and Eden. But when it did take off and stuff was happening, I did find that I was enjoying it quiet a bit more.
  • Skyler. A female KGI that totally kicked ass, enough said here - she was awesome and I loved the brother sister relationship she had with Swanny.
What not so much....

  • There was a bit of an insta-love between Swanny and Eden. He already had a thing for her thinking she was one of the most gorgeous women seeing her pictures in magazines (Eden is a model) so when she singles him out right away out of all the big hunky KGI men in the room, Swanny is floored that she is giving him all the attention.
  • Thought it was endearing at first that Swanny was cautious about Eden seeing the scarred side of him, afraid that he would drive her away. His insecurity was cute at first, and made me want to hug him and call him silly for thinking that something like that would turn us women off. Unfortunately it got old after the fifth time it happened and it kept happening, even up until they fell into bed together.
  • I was surprised at what Eden revealed to Swanny before she jumped into bed with him. With the way she was putting herself out there, it was kind of like lame......really? moment.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Review: Some Enchanted Éclair (A Magical Bakery Mystery #4) by Bailey Cates + Giveaway


Some Enchanted Éclair (A Magical Bakery Mystery #4) by Bailey Cates

Published July 1st 2014 by Signet
Paperback, 336 pages
Series: A Magical Bakery Mystery
Genre: Cozy Mystery

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FLOUR POWER

When Hollywood invades Savannah’s historic district to film a Revolutionary War movie, magical baker Katie Lightfoot, and her witches’ coven, the Spellbook Club, take a break from casting spells for casting calls. One of the witches snags a part as an extra, while Katie’s firefighter boyfriend, Declan, acts as on-set security. Katie and her aunt Lucy decide to stay out of the action, but after the movie’s “fixer” fires the caterer, the Honeybee Bakery comes to the rescue, working their magic to keep the hungry crew happy.

But when someone fixes the fixer—permanently—and a spooky psychic predicts Katie will find the killer, the charming baker and her fellow conjurers step in to sift through the suspects…before someone else winds up on the cutting room floor…
Oh what an enchanting treat this book really was!!

Katie Lightfoot is a magical baker, who is also a part of a witches' coven called the Spellbook Club. They live in a Savannah's historical district and Katie happens to own the best bakery in town. So when Hollywood comes to town, Katie is asked to prepare lunch for the the actors and crew. Little did Katie expect was to stumble into another murder, and surely not one where one of her bakeries very own knifes was used.

Oh I adored this book. It really was cozy. I liked the mystery twisted with a bit of magic, and I love how the paranormal was done it this. Light without being over the top. Really felt almost kind of believable. Add warm batch of characters to it and delicious baked goods, and you got yourself a lighthearted adventure worth getting lost in.

Katie is also a lightwitch and is drawn to murder scenes, something that her boyfriend Declan is a bit worried about - until he of course finds out his own little family trait he wasn't aware of. Now as Katie tries to find who is behind the murder, she also struggles with finding out how to sort of distance herself away from this trouble. Unsure why of all people, she was picked to solve these murders. Magic, mystery, seance and ghosts kept the book entertaining and unbelievably hard to put down.

I really enjoyed the characters of Savannah and Katie's batch of friends. I did have a hard time with the Hollywood star Althea who for some random reason just randomly decided not to like Katie and cause her and her shop a bit of trouble along the way.

Overall a really fun read, well written, well put together, with characters that stay with you long after. Including Mungo :) Katie's dog familiar.

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Monday, June 30, 2014

Double Review: Push Girl by Chelsie Hill, Jessica Love + When You Are Mine (The Bennetts #1) by Kennedy Ryan

I wanted to apologize for the lack of updates lately. I have had some health issues, and slowly recovering from a bad flu. In the next few days expect an influx of reviews.

Push Girl by Chelsie Hill, Jessica Love

Published June 3rd 2014 by St. Martin's Griffin
(first published March 11th 2014)
Hardcover, 240 pages
Series: Stand-Alone
Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

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An inspiring, real, and fresh young adult novel about how life can change in an instant by Chelsie Hill, one of the stars Sundance Channel's unscripted series Push Girls, based on her own life

Kara is a high school junior who's loving life. She's popular, has a great group of friends and an amazing boyfriend, and she's a shoe-in for homecoming queen. Even though her parents can't stop fighting and her ex-boyfriend can't seem to leave her alone, Kara won't let anything get in the way of her perfect year. It's Friday night, and Kara arrives at a party, upset after hearing her parents having another one of their awful fights, and sees another girl with her hands all over her boyfriend. Furious, Kara leaves to take a drive, and, as she's crossing an intersection, a car comes out of nowhere and slams into the driver's side of Kara's car.

When Kara wakes up, she has no memory of the night before. Where is she? Why are her parents crying? And, most importantly -- why can't she feel her legs? As Kara is forced to adjust to her new life, where her friends aren't who they seemed to be and her once-adoring boyfriend is mysteriously absent, she starts to realize that what matters in life isn't what happens to you -- it's the choices you make and the people you love.

Co-written by "Push Girls" star Chelsie Hill, whose real life closely mirrors Kara's experience, this novel will open the eyes of readers everywhere who have never met someone who lives with paralysis.
Wow I don't even know where to start with this book.

Kara is a high school junior. She is popular, belongs to a 'great' group of friends, and is also nominated to become the homecoming queen. Besides having a hectic home life, with her parents constant fighting - Kara does have one big love in her life that keeps her happy. Kara is a dancer. Dancing is practically her life, so when one tragic night a drunk driver hit her car and she comes out paralyzed - it feels like her entire world if about to fall apart.

I found this book kind of empowering, and a story that I felt had to be shared. Kara wakes up in the hospital after the accident only to learn that she can no longer feel her legs. Dancing, as much as she loved it, is no longer something she is capable off. The life she once knew kind of started to slip from under her fingers and in that moment, Kara slowly learns not only who her true friends are but also how to deal with her life after a life changing injury.

A really heart warming, touching story, that had me rooting for Kara along the way. I can't stand here and imagine how she must have truly felt, because I can't. But I think I can imagine. Watching Kara as she struggled at the beginning with getting use to her wheel chair, to the reactions some people had towards her. To the way her so called 'boyfriend' treated her. Seriously... That was the most disgusting part of the book. I won't go into spoilers, but I found him the worse kind of human being that I have read about in a while. Not only for not getting in touch with her after the accident, but he didn't even have the decency to check on her or call her?

I did love how Kara's old friends stepped into play and took control of everything and made her life feel normal. Amanda and Jack were amazing and the way they treated Kara was absolutely inspirational. They took her in, despite Kara closing herself away from them and pushing them out of her 'new' circle of 'friends' and didn't even bat and eyeball. They made her feel as normal as possible while helping her move on, and the love was just there.

A really tender and beautiful story. When I saw that it was inspired by an Original Series, I have to admit.. I went looking for it on TV :) wonderful show.





When You Are Mine (The Bennetts #1) by Kennedy Ryan

Published June 17th 2014 by Forever Yours
(first published June 3rd 2014)
Paperback, 320 pages
Series: The Bennetts
Genre:  Adult Contemporary Romance

Heat Rating: Kissing to Steamy-ish

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Forever is a heartbeat away . . .

Kerris Moreton knows how to make things work. Bounced from foster home to foster home as a kid, she adapted; when opportunity arose, she thrived. Now, about to open her own business and accept a marriage proposal, Kerris is ready to build the life she's always wanted. The only thing missing? A passionate connection with her would-be fiancé, Cam. Kerris wants to believe that sparks are overrated-until Walsh Bennett lights her up like the Fourth of July.

. . . but what about love?

As one of the East Coast's most eligible bachelors, Walsh enjoys financial independence, fulfilling work with his family's nonprofit, and plenty of female attention. But lately he's been distracted by the one woman he can't have. Lovely to look at and even sweeter to know, Kerris is the soul mate Walsh never thought he would find. The problem is, his best friend found her first . . .
Another review I wasn't sure how to start. This book kind of took me by surprise. When I first saw it, I was really unsure of reading it, especially since it sounded like it was about cheating. Glad I gave this one a chance because Kennedy Ryan really took a touchy subject and made it so much more.

What I liked...
  • The characters. I loved how dynamic and really all of them felt. Kerris was this shy girl who had a hard life growing up a foster kid bouncing from home to home. She finally see's her life fall together when she starts opening her own business and is planning on getting married. Walsh has a lot on his plate as well, most people see him one way, but in reality Walsh is a really nice guy. He also tries really hard not only to make his mother happy, but also his father. Both of his parents are divorced. Cam is a black sheep. He was kind of 'adopted' into the family and had a really rough life growing up. It made him kind of rough around the edges as well, but all he wants is to belong and have a family..
  • Emotions. Emotions run wild in this book and there is even a little bit of emotional black mail. I hated how Cam used the wrong kind of opportunity to trick Kerris into marrying him. I hated that Kerris couldn't get her facts straight and just straight up ask Walsh about things she had been confused about - especially since she had shared so much personal stuff with him to begin with. And Cam, I found myself feeling sorry for him at the beginning until I saw his true colors and kind of questioned how could someone so sweet as Kerris marry someone with so much darkness in him. There was guilt, there was love, and so much more in the middle tied into a perfect package.
  • Story line. I couldn't put this book down. I thought this would be one for my DNF pile. Boy was I wrong. Once I started this, I needed to finish this. I wanted to know what was going to happen and how the hell was all of this going to get sorted. The ending was a bit different and paved an interesting road for book 2.

What I wasn't so sure about...

  • Cam.... Yeah I couldn't understand what Kerris saw in him. Okay a little I guess. But he was so possessive and what he did to Kerris when he found out that she kissed Walsh... Kissed, not even slept with, was kind of downright disturbing and made me really hate his character. It was humiliating and borderline rapey? 
  • The entire situation. Yeah Ryan did an amazing job telling the storyline but I felt like the characters probably could have communicated better and straightened everything out earlier. Seriously... Kerris wasn't sure about Walsh and the eaky super model, so she felt they belong together because everyone else told her so. So instead of talking to Walsh, she jumps to conclusions and marries Cam because she doesn't believe she can be with someone like Walsh. But she tells Walsh all her personal secrets, stuff she doesn't tell anyone else, but can't ask him about one dumb bimbo?

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

HF Virtual Book Tours: The Cook's Temptation Blast

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Publication Date: February 1, 2014 Mosaic Press
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Joyce Wayne brings to life the complexities of Victorian life, first in County Devon and then in London’s East End. The ‘big picture’ is about one woman’s life, class conflict, religious intolerance, suspicion and betrayal. The central figure is Cordelia, a strong-minded Jewish woman who is caught between her desire to be true to herself and her need to be accepted by English society.Cordelia Tilley is the daughter of a Jewish mother and an Anglican father. Her mother has groomed her for a life in English society while her father, a tough publican, has shown no tolerance for his wife’s social climbing or the conceits of their perspicacious daughter. Cordelia’s mother dies from typhoid fever, she tries to run the family ‘s establishment, she falls prey to a local industrialist, she gives birth to a son, she is tormented by her husband and his family. Finally, she is rescued by suffragette friends and sets off to start a new life in London.The Cook’s Temptation is about a woman who is unpredictable, both strong and weak willed, both kind and heinous, victim and criminal. It is a genuine Victorian saga, full of detail, twists and turns, memorable scenes, full of drama and pathos.

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“Joyce Wayne’s debut novel, The Cook's Temptation, has the stately bearing of a nineteenth century novel – the mercilessness of Thomas Hardy, the black allegory of Nathaniel Hawthorne, the tense marriages of George Eliot. It is a story of how people become what you blame them for being.” – Ian Williams, poet and fiction writer, short listed for the 2012 Griffin Poetry Prize

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Joyce Wayne has an MA in English literature, has taught journalism at Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario, for twenty-five years, and lives in Toronto, Ontario. She was a winner of the Diaspora Dialogues contest for fiction and the Fiona Mee Award for literary journalism. She is the co writer of the documentary film So Far From Home (2010), a film about refugee journalists persecuted for their political views, and various of her other works have been published in Parchment, Golden Horseshoe Anthology, Canadian Voices, and TOK6.

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Friday, June 13, 2014

Review: Devil's Game (Reapers MC #3) by Joanna Wylde


Devil's Game (Reapers MC #3) by Joanna Wylde

Published  June 3rd 2014 by Berkley Trade
Paperback, 352 pages
Series: Reapers MC
Genre: Contemporary Romance

Heat Rating: Sizzling

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Liam "Hunter" Blake hates the Reapers MC. Born and raised a Devil's Jack, he knows his duty. He'll defend his club from their oldest enemies-the Reapers-using whatever weapons he can find. But why use force when the Reapers' president has a daughter who's alone and vulnerable? Hunter has wanted her from the minute he saw her, and now he has an excuse to take her.

Em has lived her entire life in the shadow of the Reapers. Her overprotective father, Picnic, is the club's president. The last time she had a boyfriend, Picnic shot him. Now the men in her life are far more interested in keeping her daddy happy than showing her a good time. Then she meets a handsome stranger-a man who isn't afraid to treat her like a real woman. One who isn't afraid of her father. His name is Liam, and he's The One.

Or so she thinks.

Oh wow... so yeah humm I don't know where to start with this one. I am a big huge fan of Son's of Anarchy. For those that do not know what that is, it's a motorcycle club show I guess loosely based on Hell's Angels. And pardon my french has a lot of screwed up sh*t happen on the show. So when I saw Devil's Game, I was more then happy to pick it up. I don't know what I expected from it. Maybe something less then what I seen on this show?
If you expected less. Pack your bags, and don't even give this book a second look. Devil's Game not only delivered everything I wanted, but it came with extra baggage that I wasn't complete sure of.

Hunter is raised as a Devil's Jack, which is kind of a sub division? of Reapers Motorcycle club and apparently those two clubs don't get along. Now with one of the Devil's Jacks man in trouble. Hunter and his club will stop at nothing to straighten the problem out. Even if it means kidnapping Picnic's - the Reaper's president's daughter.

Em has lived her entire life in her father's shadow. Ever since her mother's death, her father has been very over protective of her and scared every guy possible away from her. So Em is a virgin.

Out come's Hunter, who plays up a nice guy. Get's Em to trust her, then kidnaps her and betrays her trust. And she still wants to hump his leg   him. Yup, Em is still willing to loss her virginity to him to him despite the way Hunter a.k.a Liam has been treating her. Even if Hunter is creepy, and kind of make me want to cringe because some of the things he does are downright rapey and she probably should not enjoy that.

Many of you ask. How is this suppose to be a positive review.

Well....... If you are a fan of SOA, this is a positive review. It has almost everything the show has. A very egotistical, controlling, possessive sexually charged male and a kick-ass female. Seriously. Hunter is all like.. You are my woman, period. Em is all like, yeah my dad is a President of the motorcycle Club and I can say and do things to other's that no one else can pull off.

I don't really know how else to write this review. The book was messed up, it wasn't flowers and sunshine. It was deep, with very challenged characters. A story line that's well, different. It was hot, and sizzling, with a lot of steam and a lot of sass. I loved watching Em take on the world Jacks members, and I loved her hot headed personality and the fact that she didn't give up. I also loved Hunter's definition of love and the fact that he wasn't sure how he felt about her just the fact that he really care.

No seriously. If you watched the MC show, you don't need much words for this.