Thursday, May 30, 2013

A Review of Battlescars: A Rock & Roll Romance by Sophie Monroe

I really enjoyed this book. It is the perfect summer beach read. Jake, a very hot tatted, pierced rock god and jaded front man for the band Battlescars meets unconventional Aubrey. She isn' t impressed with him like other girls. Words and sparks fly, but despite the attraction between them they both learn that trust has to be earned. 
~Reviewed Debra, Guest Reviewer

Afflicted (Battlescars II) now available, link below.
Conflicted (Battlescars III) coming soon.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Cover Reveal: Life Altering Beautiful by T.A. Hardenbrook

Keeping secrets is easy; not falling in love is the hard part.  Running away from her past Seven was bound and determined to make a new life. She moved halfway across the country to a school where she hoped to fly under the radar. What could possibly go wrong if she just kept her life quiet? 
Stone has no interest in commitment. Dating always seemed to lead to broken promises and heartbreak, keeping it simple was easier on everyone. But then in the middle of his crazy world he meets this girl, and somehow the universe aligns leaving him wanting more. How can he make her see that it’s okay to trust again; how does he combine his two lives and make both of them worthy enough to be with her?
If love is all that someone needs, then why are there so many broken souls in this world? Can one individual really make a change for the better and make peace within themselves and others? When two souls collide can they save each other?

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Monday, May 27, 2013

We're Looking for a Guest Reviewer or Two

Kindred Souls Book Blog is growing!

With the busy schedule of our daily lives we aren't able to read and review as much as we'd like. So, we've decided to add a Guest Reviewer or Two. 

If you're an avid reader, enjoy our blog's style of posts, and would like to receive ARC's (Advanced Reader Copies) from authors to read and review...
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We currently have quite a few ARC's that need to be read and reviewed. Once we are caught up on those, you're welcome to post reviews of book of your choosing. You may stay with us for as long as you'd like, if you decide it's not for you that'll be perfectly fine, we'll completely understand. 

Please take a peek at our blog page and facebook page to ensure that we are a good fit for you and vice-versa. 

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Sunday, May 26, 2013

Cover Reveal: House of Cards by K .Pinson

Daxton James holds the world in the palm of his hands. He finally met the love of his life and was more than ready to start a family with her and her precious daughter, Abby. He had the best friends that anyone could ask for, a career doing two things he loved the most-music and helping people and his family piecing themselves back together, slowly but surely. Everything had fallen into place in his life and he couldn't be more happy about it.

There is only one problem---He can’t remember any of it.

Daxton was involved in a serious accident which has left him fighting for his life, while his loved ones wait in the midst, unsure if he is even going to come out of it alive. Thankfully he does, but his short term memory can’t say the same. He only remembers the Daxton he had been years previous. The playboy, the rock star and hopelessly devoted to a woman that is not Avalynn Wright. 

The doctors tell Avalynn to just let his memory come back on it’s own and to not push him too much, fearful that forcing his memory will cause permanent scarring and trauma. Avalynn is so thankful to have Daxton alive, that if letting him go will keep him happy and healthy, she will do just that, even if it means killing off herself; bit by bit. Avalynn struggles to grasp on what is a reality and what is created by the stresses of her life causing her to downwards spiral, with nobody to break her fall.

Will Avalynn and Daxton make it through this or is their relationship built only as strong as a House of Cards, ready to crumble at any moment?

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Friday, May 24, 2013

Cover Reveal & Giveaway: Shattered by C.C. Brown

Book Title: Shattered
Author: C.C. Brown

Release Date: June 19, 2013

Cover Designed by: Okay Creations
Cover reveal organized by: The Little Black Book Blog

Whoa! This Cover is Amazing! I Love It! I can feel her Pain...


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When it rains it pours….

Hard-nosed and self-reliant Dallis O'Brien has had her fair share of devastation. Her father's tragic accident sparked what seemed like a domino effect of heartbreak and loss. Unable to shake the fear of enduring any more pain, she builds walls around her heart, hoping to heal on her own.

Dallis' road to recovery is disrupted when she meets Grayson Rivera, a tattooed, coffee shop owner who, by appearances alone, isn't her typical match. Stubborn and hesitant to let him in, Dallis finally succumbs to Grayson's persistence, where he challenges her to face her loss while also having the walls of her heart broken down.

With Grayson's assistance, Dallis must decide if she is willing to learn how to be weak in order to be strong.
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Marine Corps wife, mommy to two wonderfully, obnoxious little military brats, loving dog owner, and WRITER.

I've spent the greater part of my life enjoying books and writing, so after making another life altering move for my wonderful husband and his career, I decided to make my dream come true and write my first novel, Red Flags.

I am obsessively addicted to candy (except for chocolate).  I don't care for flowers (they die).  Coffee is a no-go for me, but I'll suck down a Red Bull in a heartbeat.  I study with the TV on, but write to music.  I am competitive as all hell, probably too competitive for my own good.  I grew up playing sports and wanted to win at EVERYTHING.  It's creeping into my son and I'm not so sure that's a good thing.  I will play tea party and dolls with my daughter, even though I never played that stuff as a child.

I now live in the glorious state of Hawaii and if it weren't for the roaches, poisonous centipedes, and geckos that leave me prancing around, moving from room to room with cans of RAID, this would truly be paradise.  I can't complain though... when I don't see the critters, I love it here, and wouldn't want to be stationed anywhere else.  When I see them, I want to pack up and hop on the first thing flying out of here.

I can't thank you all enough for taking a chance on a no-namer like myself and allowing me to live my dreams.

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Price Drop! Armando Returns book 2 in the Barboza Brother's Series by Reeni Austin

Armando Returns
Book 2 in the Barboza Brother's Series
By Reeni Austin

Price Dropped for a limited time from $2.99 to $.99 cents!

Go, one click now, the sale ends May 23rd at Midnight!

Book 1 Fresh Temptation is FREE!

Book 3 More than a Maid set to release very soon!

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Monday, May 20, 2013

Huge Giveaway! Enter to win a Collector's Edition Hardback Copy of 'The Fault In Our Stars' by John Green!

Kindred Souls Book Blog
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The Fault In Our Stars
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A top selling fiction novel in 2012!

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Friday, May 17, 2013

Cover Reveal: Relinquishing Liberty by Maureen Mayer

Holy Yumminess! 
The cover of Relinquishing Liberty is HOT!

Full Paperback Cover.
I'm seriously in love with this cover!

The tentative release date is August 26th.

Author Mini Bio:
Maureen Mayer was born, raised and currently resides in Buffalo, NY with her loving and supportive family and boyfriend of 8+ years. She’s always had a love for the outdoors, and when the city isn’t buried under snow, she can be found hiking, fishing, camping or lying on the beach. She’s a sucker for off-color humor, but holds a sweet spot for sick and twisted horror films.

Thanks to authors like J. K. Rawling, Stephanie Meyer and E. L. James, Maureen has rediscovered her love for reading. When she’s not writing, you can find her curled up in bed with her kindle, diving into a steamy romance novel. She is currently working on her first new adult novel and hopes to self-publish it late this summer.

Synopsis of Relinquishing Liberty:
On the outside, Liberty Davis appeared to have it all…a loving family, a tight knit circle of friends, and a bright future ahead of her. Everything was perfect. That is until her brother tragically took his own life, turning her whole world upside down. 

Left to pick up the pieces of her broken family, Liberty is faced with focusing all of her attention on helping her parents cope with the loss of their son, while putting her own life on the back burner. But what no one seems to realize is that she is just as broken inside.

Now, four years later, twenty year old Liberty is taking back the reins of her life. She leaves behind everything she’s ever known, hoping to make a fresh start…one where she isn’t faced with the constant reminder that her brother is nothing more than faded memory. What she didn’t expect to find along the way was Shayne.

Tall, dark and tattooed, Shayne Thompson has developed quite a reputation for being a player. Despite everyone’s negative perception, Liberty still finds herself drawn to him. When she learns that Shayne knows all too well what it feels like to lose someone you love, she finds that they have a lot more in common than just a physical attraction.

When Liberty discovers a secret from Shayne’s past that threatens to tear them apart, she begins to question everything she’s ever felt for him. Will Liberty choose to follow her heart or will she give up the one person who finally made her feel whole again?

Blog Tour: Forever My Lady by Jeff Rivera

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Title: Forever My Lady
Author: Jeff Rivera
Genre: A Contemporary Romance | New Adult

**Ages 18+ due to mature content and strong language.**
Dio Rodriguez grew up on the streets and knew all too well the hard, cool feeling of the barrel of a gun tucked down the back of his jeans. But his hard exterior softened when he met Jennifer. Jennifer understands Dio like no one else and makes him want to be a better man. Suddenly a drive-by shooting lands Dio in a prison boot camp and sends Jennifer to the hospital. When Dio learns that Jennifer is pregnant, he realizes that he must find a way to turn his life around and return to his lady. But can trainee Rodriguez get his act together among the hardcases in prison? And will Jennifer be waiting for him if and when he does?

Author Bio: 
Jeff Rivera is an author and inspirational media personality. He has appeared on national television, radio and print in such outlets, The Boston Globe, Publishers Weekly, Right On! Magazine, Rotarian Magazine, TMZ, WABC, WNBC, WCBS, SITV, American Latino and NPR.
His humble beginnings of living in American poverty on welfare and food stamps as the child of a single mother, to his days living in his car and final rise to becoming a published author, journalist and media personality have inspired many.

I am currently reading Forever My Lady and will post my review soon! :)

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Cover Reveal: Afflicted by Sophie Monroe

Book Title: Afflicted

Author: Sophie Monroe

Cover Designer: Sophie Monroe & Chris Correia (CJC Photography)

Release Date: June 1st (tentative)

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Cover reveal organized by: The Little Black Book Blog

Cover of Afflicted (Battlescars II)


Afflicted is expected out in early to mid June. Official release date still pending.
Fresh off tour Blake Potter, the sexy bassist for Battlescars, is in Smithville, Ohio to work on their next album ‘Coming Clean’. Still pining after Aubrey’s best friend, Piper, it’s going to be harder than he expected to see her back with her long-term boyfriend, Cole. He’s trying his hardest to forget her, but no matter how hard he tries to stay away circumstances keep bringing them together. Being burned before, he refuses to let it happen again. He’s still struggling to let go of Rowan, the girl that made him the way he is.
Piper is fighting an uphill battle of her own. She’s working her ass off trying to make a name for herself as a tattoo artist. Her long-term boyfriend, Cole, was recently discharged from the Marines turning her world in a way that she never expected. When he begins leaving for days at a time Piper starts struggling to help him pick up the pieces. She calls the one person that might be able to help, Blake. He becomes the friend that she needs no matter how much it’s killing him.
What will happen when one phone call changes everything for both of them leading them in a path that neither anticipated? Pasts will come out of the shadows and threaten to ruin everything.

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Sophie Monroe is an author from New Jersey. She’s obsessed with music and loves a good story. She released the Amazon Best Seller Battlescars in March. Afflicted is a spin-off of Battlescars with different characters but has appearances of the reader’s favorites Jake, Aubrey and Granny Jean, along with the rest of the gang.
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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Blog Tour (Spotlight): Hard to Hold On by Shanora Williams

Hard to Hold On
(Hard to Resist, Sequel)
By: Shanora Williams
It seemed as if everything was spinning around us. The sunset had faded into night but Nolan was still going. The wind grew harsher, almost intimidating. It seemed as if a tornado was coming our way from being so strong. If I weren’t mistaken, chaos was trying to interrupt our perfect moment.
And then he just stopped. He stared down at me, his eyes confused. Hurt. Lost. He didn’t say a word as he pushed himself into a stand. I couldn’t help but stare at him. I watched his every move. The way he buttoned his jeans sullenly. The way he ran his hand through his hair continuously. Nolan looked down at me, his eyes clouded with worry.
“I have to go,” he murmured, eyes glistening. “She needs me. I have to go.”
I couldn’t speak—I wanted to so badly, but I couldn’t. Where did he have to go? Who needed him? It was then that I’d noticed that I wanted to stand but couldn’t. My body was frozen in place and the only thing that seemed to be moving was my eyes. He started to walk away from me, not looking back at all. I could hear myself crying his name but it was like he couldn’t even hear me. It was like I didn’t even exist—like somehow I had become invisible. Nolan’s walk turned into a sprint in the direction of the moon and I continued to watch until he was gone. Until he was completely out of sight and there was no remainder of his presence.
As soon as he was gone, I happened to inhale and scramble to my feet. I was left in the dark, alone. Terrified. Confused. I raced in the direction he had taken off in and searched for him everywhere, but I couldn’t find him, no matter how hard I’d looked.

For the past four months, Natalie Carmichael and Nolan Young have been complete. Everything still feels right in their passion-filled world. It still feels natural - that is until Nolan's mother passes away.
Things begin to turn for the worst for Nolan and his brother Mills. After losing their father from previous years before, it's a tragedy on top of a tragedy. Along with the loss, Natalie and Nolan will face obstacles that they aren't so sure they can handle.
From the New York Times and USA Today Best Selling novel, Hard to Resist, Natalie and Nolan will realize that there is something in their relationship that will have them either wanting to run away or trying to stick through it.
Will Natalie and Nolan stick together? Can they hold on to what they've worked so hard to keep going?

Love was found. Their only hope is that it never gets lost.

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