Friday, November 21, 2014

Designed for Love by Kelsey Browning Excerpt Tour-- Day 6!

Hey guys! Today we're taking part in an excerpt tour for Kelsey Browning who is just an awesome lady. I've got excerpt 6 :D If you'd like to check out the rest of them the links are below. Also! Kelsey is hosting a Thankful for Romance Facebook Party from Friday, November 21 – Monday, November 24 and will be featuring a whole bunch of authors. If you'd like to join in on that just click HERE. Okay! On with the excerpt! Enjoy yall!
That’s how Mac McLaughlin sees her, anyway. And now that he’s enduring a temporary self-imposed exile in tiny Shelbyville, Texas, he’s seeing her way too often. Mac only wants to succeed as the contractor for the Lily Lake development in order to rebuild his reputation and return to Dallas, pronto. A sexy distraction like Ashton was not in the plans.

Ashton kissed her trust fund goodbye and left her life as a society princess to prove she could make it on her own. Developing Lily Lake is her big chance, but it’s hard to stay focused working side-by-side with bossy, rough-around-the-edges Mac. Especially when he pulls off his shirt.
When the discovery of an endangered species derails the project, Mac can’t afford to stick around for a stalled job. His and Ashton’s explosive chemistry aside, he’s outta there…unless she can convince him that they just might be able to build something together.


Amazon | Goodreads

This is excerpt 6 of the tour.
You can find the links for the previous excerpts at the bottom of the post.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Caribou's Gift (Kodiak Landing #3.5) by Eve Langlais



Damn it, a man had his pride and a caribou a certain majestic presence, all of which could wind up ruined if he abased himself to play a simple-minded reindeer in the town’s Christmas parade.

No way was he wearing damned tinsel in his antlers.

Like hell was he sporting a red nose and pulling a sleigh.

But he changes his mind when he meets the woman in charge of the event.

Single mom, Crystal, is doing her best to offer her daughter the best Christmas ever. It’s their first in Kodiak Point, and she’s not about to let some vain jerk ruin it for her little girl.

If playing dirty is what it takes…then bring on the Christmas games. As Crystal and Kyle butt heads—and lips—they discover more than goodwill this holiday season. They’re gifted with a second chance at love.

Type: Paranormal, Novella
Heat: 3 out of 5--limited
Rating: 3.5 out of 5

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It's pretty much a given with one of Langlais's books that it's gonna be a hoot. And *squeals* Caribou's Gift...totally a cutie of a read! Full of fun, quirkiness and Christmas spirit as the town gears up for it's Christmas parade--something they go all out for--and finds itself short one Rudolf *flails* And everyone starts eyeing Kyle the Caribou and his mighty fine rack for the job.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

I was interviewed by NetGalley! Come check it out :D

Hey Guys! I just wanted to share with yall. NetGalley is doing a new thing where they spotlight different bloggers and I was asked to be one of their features! So they did a little interview with me :) How fun is that? It's up on their blog and I've for yall to come check it out and leave a comment! <3 It's HERE.



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Book DEALS! New Releases, 99cent Sales & Freebies!

Woots! Lots of good stuff today. Holy cow the new releases!! Yall check em out and let me know what you grab. I'm still adding freebies to the list but wanted to post it so it would go out with today's subscription. So pop in later today for the full freebies list :) 

Two little notes--1) Don't forget to double check prices! The 99cent and free sales can change very quickly so make sure their price is still 99cents or free. And 2) Any time yall shop via herding cats links you're actually helping the blog. *yay* It doesn't cost you anything but Amazon gives us a couple cents for each purchase and that helps us keep going :) You can actually shop Amazon for anything and it'll help us. Just click this link before you shop and it'll include our blog back info so Amazon knows you came from here :) Blogging can get pricey so it's really appreciated <3

Monday, November 17, 2014

Guest Post w/ Stacy Gail--Book Boyfriend "Must Haves"


Miranda Brookhaven returned to Bitterthorn, Texas to fix the past. Years ago, her father used her teenage romance with Coe Rodas to steal the prototype for a groundbreaking new automotive invention. Now her father's dead, and thanks to the convoluted will he left behind, she's stuck in town until she rights the wrong that lost her the man she loved.

Coe learned early on that life never goes according to plan. His dreams of hitting it big vanished when Miranda all but invited her father to take the only thing of value he ever had. But now the once-pampered princess is holed up in a condemned trailer on the edge of town...and everything he thought he knew about her—and about what happened between them back then—seems completely wrong.

Miranda's determined to give back to Coe all that he lost. If she can do that, maybe she can move on from the past. But Coe seems to be more interested in their rekindled passion than claiming what she thinks he deserves. She's got sixty days to convince him to cough up evidence that he's the original inventor—after that, the only way to transfer the patent rights over to him would be to make him part of the family, and she's not sure her heart can take another hit.

Amazon | All Romance | Goodreads

Before I begin, I’d like to thank Anna for allowing me to hop onto her awesome blog so I could gab about my latest release, WHERE THERE’S A WILL. Thank you so much, Anna! :D

Confession—I’m crushing hard on one of my own creations. :P Coe Rodas, the hero in WHERE THERE’S A WILL, has been in my head for a couple of years now, which means he’s had a lot of time to get fully fleshed out. As I dived into his story and his personality emerged, I realized that (for me, at least) he was the perfect book boyfriend. Everything about him made me do the “awwwww” thing, and by the end of the book, I had that satisfied, happy-sigh feeling. *sigh* See? There it is.

Review/Quote-tastic--Bros before hos... What a Woman Gets by Judi Fennell


Join us every Monday and share a favorite quote that's grabbed ya for one reason or another. 

Everyone's welcome to join in. Authors, bloggers, readers. The more the merrier! Just grab the button and toss up your post :) 

No blog? No worries, just leave your favorites in the comment section.
Okay! So today's pick is Judi Fennell's What a Woman Gets. This series is so fun! It's 3 brothers who lost a poker game to their baby sister and as payment they have to work for her cleaning service for a month as maids. And she's set them each up at a different household. This is kinda a half quote but omg it made me snort so hard. Liam is chatting with his brother about his assignment. His thought process sometimes just cracked me up.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

I Need Your HELP!!! Yall are interviewing me! Ask me Anything!


Authors for the Holidays is almost here and I need YOUR help for one of the posts! Yup. Yall are getting to interview me again. Form is below so feel free to drop any questions you've got for me :D

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Have you heard about Lyrical High Notes? Kinda neat!


Just wanted to share something new with yall that's pretty neat from Kensington Publishing and Books-a-Million.

They've started a new thing called Lyrical High Notes which is basically an exclusive digital to print deal where certain titles will be put to trade print for a short time via Books-a-Million for $12.95

I love that. Very nice for readers who don't get into e-books.

Rogue Spy (Spymasters #5) by Joanna Bourne


Ten years ago he was a boy, given the name Thomas Paxton and sent by Revolutionary France to infiltrate the British Intelligence Service. Now his sense of honor brings him back to London, alone and unarmed, to confess. But instead of facing the gallows, he’s given one last impossible assignment to prove his loyalty.

Lovely, lying, former French spy Camille Leyland is dragged from her safe rural obscurity by threats and blackmail. Dusting off her spy skills, she sets out to track down a ruthless French fanatic and rescue the innocent victim he’s holding—only to find an old colleague already on the case. Pax.

Old friendship turns to new love, and as Pax and Camille’s dark secrets loom up from the past, Pax is left with a choice—go rogue from the Service or lose Camille forever…

Type: Historical Romance
Heat: 2.5 out of 5-- very limited
Rating: 3 out of 5

Amazon | All Romance | Book Depository | BAM | Goodreads

So, Rogue Spy has landed me in a bit of a waffle. And I'm so not a waffler. Usually I'm either firmly in the "oh I loved it!" category or..."dude...back away slowly" category. This one...wafflin'. It's one of those books that was enjoyable but that I didn't really love. And at barely over 300 pages took me a whopping 5 days to read. Something I can read in a day and a half usually. There were parts I really liked but others that just dragged on for me. Nothing that I hated or really disliked though...so you can see my problem, right? Anywho. Here goes...

  • The set up was fantastic. Two spies that trained together as children running into each other a decade later when having issues with the same man. Someone that's blackmailing her over her real identity. And someone that he was sure was dead and needed to stay that way. I mean. How could you NOT love that?

Friday, November 14, 2014

Tag: The Cat Herder (edition 4)


I get tagged, tweeted, private messaged all the time with variations of... "omg this so reminded me of you!" or that book you're reading! which...okay...at this point...kinda makes me nervous. lol

And I thought it might be fun to start putting those random and wonderfully weird things people think just scream...me. This one won't always be, erm, family friendly. Heh.

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Yeah. It's a very eclectic month. lol

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