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Thursday, June 27, 2019

THE GRIMOIRE CHRONICLES Series Cover Reveal With An Excerpt & Giveaway!



Today Zelda Knight, AURELIA LEO, and Rockstar Book Tours are revealing the covers and  exclusive content for THE GRIMOIRE CHRONICLES Series, her new Urban Fantasy Series with the first book releasing in December 2019! Check out the awesome cover and enter the giveaway!

On to the reveal! 


Title: ZEPHYR'S CURSE (The Grimoire Chronicles 0.5)
Author: Zelda Knight
Pub. Date: December 31, 2019
Publisher: AURELIA LEO
Formats: Paperback, eBook
Pages: ?

When Zephyr enters an ancient tomb in search of scrap metal, she doesn’t anticipate igniting a cosmic war. She’s stolen the key to a rare grimoire, The Book of Alabaza the Brave. The hordes of demons chasing her want it back. If she’s to survive, she must rely on Ezekiel, a member of a supernatural clan of guardians called the Thrones. The only problem is she belongs to the demonic caste, and Ezekiel was sent to slay her.

Zephyr’s Curse (A Grimoire Chronicles Novelette) is a fast-paced urban fantasy short story starring a curious crow-shifter and her reluctant guardian angel.



Title: SCALE OF JUSTICE (The Grimoire Chronicles #1)
Author: Zelda Knight
Pub. Date: June 30, 2020
Publisher: AURELIA LEO
Formats: Paperback, eBook
Pages: ?

Justice Bell has spent her entire life running away from the past. The direct descendant of the most powerful warlock in human history, she’s struggled under the weight of her family’s expectations. The only person she can trust is D’Angelo, an elemental sorcerer who happens to be her ex-boyfriend.

To make enough money to skip town, Justice and D’Angelo track down a demon with a large bounty on her head. While in pursuit, Justice stumbles about a rare girmoire, The Book of Alabaza the Brave. Soon, she discovers that the shapeshifting Nightshade, immortal Fae, and all of humanity are on the verge of war. Justice must form a coven with her estranged sister, Solana, and her best friend, Vanessa, to restore order to the three realms.

Scale of Justice (The Grimoire Chronicles, #1) is a fast-paced urban fantasy romance novel starring a rebellious witch and her charming elemental sorcerer. 




Title: FLAME OF TRUTH (The Grimoire Chronicles #2)
Author: Zelda Knight
Pub. Date: November 29, 2020
Publisher: AURELIA LEO
Formats: Paperback, eBook
Pages: ?

Solana Bell grew up longing for the future. The unwanted secret child of the Bell Clan, a powerful coven of witches and warlocks, Solana has always felt out of place. When her half-sister, Justice, begs Solana to join a new coven alongside her rival, Vanessa, Solana is more than a little weary.

Soon, Solana, Justice, and Vanessa are in the middle of a cosmic power struggle between the shapeshifting Nightshade, immortal Fae, and all of humanity. Transported to the realm of the Nighshade during the war, Solana encounters Prince Rafael of the dragon-shifters. Solana holds the key to a rare girmoire, The Book of Alabaza the Brave. Prince Rafael will stop at nothing to possess it, even if it means following her to the underworld.

Flame of Truth (The Grimoire Chronicles, #2) is a fast-paced urban fantasy romance novel starring a trickster witch and her chiseled dragon-shifter prince.



Title: WINGS OF GLORY (The Grimoire Chronicles #3)
Author: Zelda Knight
Pub. Date: June 29, 2021
Publisher: AURELIA LEO
Formats: Paperback, eBook
Pages: ?

Vanessa Jean-Charles has always lived in the moment. Orphaned at a young age, she’s navigated the world and her budding magical abilities alone. That’s until she met the Bell sisters, Justice and Solana, forming a coven to save the world.

The discovery of a rare girmoire, The Book of Alabaza the Brave, ignited a cosmic war between the shapeshifting Nightshade, immortal Fae, and all of humanity. Now Vanessa is tasked with destroying it. After sneaking into the realm of the Fae, Vanessa searches for their king, Emmanuel. Well, that was the plan before he tracks her down and demands her hand in marriage.

Wings of Glory (The Grimoire Chronicles, #3) is a fast-paced urban fantasy romance novel starring a badass witch and her immortal fae warrior.

Excerpt
ZEPHYR

Ezekiel motioned towards a gateway adorned with the skulls of giants. A shiver ran down Zephyr's spine. She curled her wings around herself for protection. Looking at the bones feels like a hex, she thought absently.

Embedded in the eye sockets of two of the three skulls were runes. She walked up to the gateway, doing her best not to gag at the stench of decay. Squatting to inspect the ground, Zephyr reasoned one of the runes was missing. There were only three realms, after all, Nightshade, Fae, and Human. The magic radiating from the runes matched that of the gateway. Zephyr glanced at the hilt of the ascended's broadsword. On the hilt, a gem reflected what little light there was inside of the cave.

There's no doubt it's the rune he seeks. That's the only way he could've pierced The Veil. So why is he asking me if I stole it? It doesn't make any sense!

Lost in her thoughts, Zephyr didn't notice Ezekiel approaching until it was too late.

"So?" Ezekiel boomed impatiently, mere inches away. She squawked in terror and leaped to her feet. Spinning around, Zephyr gulped as the guardian sheathed his sword and stepped forward in one fluid motion. Before she could step back, he lifted her chin upward, the palm of his hand resting on her throat. It's calloused... I always expected the highborn to be smooth all over.

"S-so. I don't know. I didn't borrow a rune. I borrowed—"

"Stole." He cut her off.

"Borrowed a key!" She snapped. Zephyr realized her mistake when a smug grin crept across Ezekiel's handsome face.

"Hmp. For a demon, you are a fool." His gleaming rows of perfectly straight teeth were begging to be knocked out. Zephyr believed he was her guardian angel. Now, she knew he was worse than an ogre!

Ezekiel bent forward, and his breath ghosted against Zephyr's skin. Something ethereal and sweet replaced the familiar smell of decay. With a curious expression, Ezekiel cupped her wounded cheek, thumb resting on her chapped lips. He murmured something too low to hear, but it sounded like an incantation to Zephyr's untrained ears. She shut her eyes tight with a grimace. She didn't want to see whatever he was summoning to obliterate her. To Zephyr's astonishment, her cuts and bruises began evaporating, leaving behind a faint translucent aura.

"You...healed me?" She asked dumbfounded.

He shrugged, "Naturally. I am ascended, not your neighborhood troll. Besides, you possess the key. Where is the grimoire of Alabaza the Brave?"

About Zelda:

Zelda Knight writes speculative romance (horror, science fiction, and fantasy). She’s also a cryptozoologist in training. Keep in touch on social media @AuthorZKnight. Or, visit www.zeldaknight.com.






Giveaway Details:
One lucky winner will receive an eBook of ZEPHYR'S CURSE, International.


Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Blog Tour- The A IS FOR ELIZABETH Series by Rachel Vail With An Excerpt & Giveaway!



I am stoked to be hosting a stop on the blog tour for The A IS FOR ELIZABETH Series by Rachel Vail! I have an excerpt to share with you today check it out and enter to win the giveaway below!

About The Books:



Title: A IS FOR ELIZABETH (A Is For Elizabeth series #1)
Author: Rachel Vail, Paige Keiser (Illustrations)
Pub. Date: May 9, 2019
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Formats: Hardcover, eBook
Pages: 128
Find it: GoodreadsAmazonKindleB&NiBooksKoboTBD

Elizabeth is in second grade. Class 2B! It's great! Friends, recess, homework!
Even a big project: Make a poster of your name.

Yayyy!

Hang on.

The name Elizabeth has a bajillion letters in it!

The name Anna has only four letters. Plus, Anna's first letter is A, which is also the first letter of Alphabetical Order. But Anna can't always be first! That's not fair!

In A is for Elizabeth, Elizabeth makes more than a poster. She also makes some important choicesabout fairness, rules, speaking up, and glue. But the most important thing she makes is...a friend!



A new spin off from Vail's Justin Case series starring Justin's little sister.




Title: BIG MOUTH ELIZABETH (A Is For Elizabeth series #2)
Author: Rachel Vail, Paige Keiser (Illustrations)
Pub. Date: May 9, 2019
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Formats: Hardcover, eBook
Pages: 128
Find it: GoodreadsAmazonKindleB&NiBooksKoboTBD

Big Mouth Elizabeth is the second in a new chapter book series spinning off of the Justin Case books, starring Justin's little sister, Elizabeth.

Second-grader Elizabeth longs to be a member of the Big Mouth Club, which is made up of kids who have lost at least one baby tooth. Elizabeth is WAY behind on losing her baby teeth, and so is Cali, a quiet girl who is also left out of the Big Mouth Club. Elizabeth thinks Cali is so much more babyish than she is--in fact, Elizabeth SHOULD be in the Big Mouth Club because she's NOT babyish. But when she understands how bad it feels to be left out, Elizabeth's attitude shifts.


Here is a story about fitting in in unexpected ways. With copious line art by Paige Keiser, this second book in Rachel Vail's Elizabeth series is sure to delight fans of Judy Moody, Junie B. Jones, and Clementine.



Now on to the excerpt!

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About Rachel:
Rachel Vail is the award-winning author of more than 30 books.

Her newest novel for middle-schoolers is WELL, THAT WAS AWKWARD.

Her novels for teens and tweens also include UNFRIENDED, IF WE KISS, KISS ME AGAIN, LUCKY, GORGEOUS, BRILLIANT, and the Friendship Ring series.

For elementary school kids, there’s JUSTIN CASE: School, Drool, and Other Daily Disasters; JUSTIN CASE: Shells, Smells, and the Horrible Flip-Flops of Doom, and, JUSTIN CASE: Rules, Tools, and Maybe a Bully.

Her picture books include PIGGY BUNNY and SOMETIMES I’M BOMBALOO.

Rachel lives in New York City with her husband, their two sons, and a tortoise named Lightning.


Giveaway Details:
3 lucky winners will receive finished copies of THE ELIZABETH CASE Series, US Only.




Tour Schedule:
Week One:
6/10/2019- Twirling Book Princess- Excerpt
6/11/2019- BookHounds YA- Excerpt
6/12/2019- Nerdophiles- Review
6/13/2019- BookishRealmReviewsReview
6/14/2019- The Hermit LibrarianExcerpt

Week Two:
6/17/2019- BookishRealmReviews- Review
6/18/2019- The Suburban LifestyleReview
6/19/2019- Two Chicks on BooksExcerpt
6/20/2019- Book-o-CrazeReview
6/21/2019- Two points of interestReview

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Blog Tour- ONCE AN ALIEN by Robin Martin With An Excerpt & Giveaway!



I am stoked to be hosting a stop on the blog tour for ONCE AN ALIEN by Robin Martin! I have an excerpt to share with you today check it out and enter to win the giveaway below!

About The Book:


Title: ONCE AN ALIEN (Book Three of The Alien Chronicles)
Author: Robin Martin
Pub. Date: April 28, 2019
Publisher: Bennett Lane Press
Formats: Paperback, eBook
Pages: 320
Find it: GoodreadsAmazon

One super intelligent, super hot alien Zoe can handle, after all she loves Rion. But two spells trouble, especially when it's Pandora. This sassy alien has one agenda, to have as much fun as she can before her people realise she's gone rogue and materialised in human form. Pandora charms students and teachers alike as she parties her way through the term, but still aces her studies. Even Rion is influenced by her as she challenges his beliefs, and he begins to question whether he is still more alien than human. He and Zoe are finally together, but Zoe wonders for how long. She has other worries too, especially about her mother's health. Everything is changing in this final year of high school. But even though Zoe is crazy about Rion, can their new relationship last not only the ups and downs of human problems, but alien ones too?

About books 1 and 2:

Title: THE ALIEN WITHIN (Book Two of The Alien Chronicles)
Author: Robin Martin
Pub. Date: December 21, 2017
Publisher: Bennett Lane Press
Formats: Paperback, eBook
Pages: 292
Find it: GoodreadsAmazon

Rion has a secret that only Zoe knows. If only she could remember. But he won't tell her because, wellwho wants to be with a 4000 year old alien? Even if he does look seventeen. When his totally unsuitable guardian, Archimedes, forces him to return to East Valley High, he can't help but hope the bond between them is still there. Will Zoe learn to like the human he has become? Yet nothing goes the way he hopes, especially when Harry Crosby turns up and starts turning heads. Maybe even Zoe's? And then there's Jas, who makes it clear she still likes Rion and will stop at nothing to convince him they belong together. As if. Rion's heart still belongs to the one person who seems to have forgotten the connection they once shared. High school, relationships, and dealing with embarrassing 'Uncle' Archimedes cause him more problems than working out what's at the bottom of a black hole. Who knew that being human would be so hard?


Title: MY ALIEN (Book One of The Alien Chronicles)
Author: Robin Martin
Pub. Date: November 1, 2016
Publisher: Bennett Lane Press
Formats: Paperback, eBook
Pages: 195
Find it: GoodreadsAmazon

Zoe Brennan has everything sorted. Finally, she's good friends with the ultra cool Jas and part of her popular group. She even has plans to make new boy, Chad Everett, fall for her. But on one disastrous day at the beach all that changes when she encounters Rion, an extremely annoying alien who informs her they are connected - for life. Bossy and egotistical, he has no hesitation in telling her that exercise, studying and green tea should take precedence over boys, parties and fast food. Like that was ever going to fly. But the trouble really starts when he turns up at East Valley High. Students, teachers and parents alike fall under his spell. Only Zoe knows his secret and even if she told her friends, no one would believe her. What is she going to do about her alien? 'My Alien' is a humorous, yet touching YA book about two beings from different worlds who, despite everything, not only learn about each other but also about themselves.

Now on to the excerpt!

     I sprinted up those stairs like an Olympic athlete, just in time to see Tiberius exit the room with an expensive-looking red stiletto in his mouth.
     ‘Uh oh, those are Mummys Choo shoes,Emerson said as he followed the dog into his own bedroom. The dog disappeared under the low, queen-sized bed.
      ‘Tell me that isnt a Jimmy Choo,I said, wondering if Mrs Stewart would ever let me babysit again.
      ‘Yes, thats it.He looked at me, wrinkling his nose just like his mother did. ‘I think theyre kinda expensive.
     ‘Just a little,I said, hearing the despair in my own voice. ‘We need to get that back off Tiberius before he damages it.But the bed was too low for me to get under, and even for Emerson, it would be a tight fit. ‘Ill get the broom and maybe we can coax him out. You stay here and dont let him out of this room or were both going to be in mega trouble.
     ‘Sure. I think hes calmed down now. I can hear him chewing.
     Either Id never babysit again, or Id have to do it for free until Emerson was grown up. And even then, Id never be able to pay her back the cost of those shoes.


About Robin:

Robin Martin Thomas is an author and teacher, who writes both adult and young adult romance. Her latest exciting YA Sci-Fi romance series 'The Alien Chronicles' is in stores now.

A member of the Romance Writers of Australia and Write-Links, for children's and YA writers, Robin also connects with writers and readers on her Facebook page. Her books are available online at all major retailers and in selected bookstores in Queensland, Australia.






Giveaway Details:
1 lucky winner will receive an ebook of Once An Alien or My Alien, International.



Tour Schedule:
Week One:
6/17/2019- Stressed Rach- Excerpt
6/18/2019- Two Chicks on Books- Excerpt
6/19/2019- Smada's Book Smack- Spotlight
6/20/2019- BooksCharming- Excerpt
6/21/2019- BookHounds YA- Interview

Week Two:
6/24/2019- fictitious.fox- Review
6/25/2019- Tyto Forest- Excerpt
6/26/2019- PopTheButterfly Reads- Review
6/27/2019- Jaime's World- Excerpt
6/28/2019- Bookbriefs- Review 

Release Day Blitz- FOR THE HUNT by Debbie Cassidy With An Excerpt & Win A $15 Amazon GC!



I am so excited that FOR THE HUNT by Debbie Cassidy is available now and that I get to share the news!
If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author Debbie Cassidy, be sure to check out all the details below.
This blitz also includes a giveaway for a $15 Amazon Gift Card, International, courtesy of Debbie and Rockstar Book Tours. So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post.

About the Book:
Title: FOR THE HUNT (For the Blood Book 4)
Author: Debbie Cassidy
Pub. Date: June 18, 2019
Publisher: Debbie Cassidy
Formats: Paperback, eBook
Pages: 107
Find it: GoodreadsAmazon
READ FOR FREE ON KU!

There is no pixie dust in faerie...

In faerie The Hunt is the top of the food chain, and me? I'm the head of the viper, or so they tell me. But that's a lie. Something is rising, a dread, a fear that cannot be named, and I'm about to dive right into the thick of it. Now, if only I can get the guys and The Hunt to work together then maybe we can all come out of this unscathed.

Join Eva and the guys as they adjust to life in faerie in this sequel novella to the For the Blood Series.

Buy the first 3 books!

Excerpt:
I moved atop Elias, the tempo of my rhythm increasing as I approached climax. He thrust his hips up to meet mine, his fingers biting into my hips with pleasant intensity. I tipped my head back, and one of his hands relinquished its hold on my hip and moved to my breast. He was rough, kneading and tugging just the way it worked with us.

Close, so close.

Oh God.

Awareness rippled through me, a tugging of a different sort. The Hunt. The dead. I had to… Oh God… The orgasm ripped through me, accompanied by Elias’s moan. Green flashed before my eyes and Caister’s voice cut through my groan.

“If you’ve quite finished.” He stood at the head of the bed dressed in his inky-black Hunt gear, leather and cotton and more leather. His emerald gaze swept over my naked form with something akin to arrogant ownership. The heat of passion died as anger flared to life in my chest, along with the bite of something else that I couldn’t define.

“Get out.” Words that should have been clipped came out breathless, which annoyed me more.

Elias cursed colorfully and attempted to pull out of me.

I placed a hand on his chest to hold him in place. “Not you.” I glared at Caister, ignoring the flutter in my belly at the way his eyes blatantly roved over my body. “You. Get out now.”

He crossed his arms and raised his attention to my face, slow and leisurely. “We have a calling.” My horn materialized in his hand. “Blow this for a change.”

I glared at him, resisting the urge to take the horn even though every fiber of my being wanted to. “The dead can wait a few minutes.”

His jaw clenched and his eyes flashed emerald. “Your orgasm can wait a few hours.”

“Fuck you, Caister.”

A dark look flashed across his eyes and his lip curled. “You wish.”


About Debbie:

Debbie Cassidy lives in England, Bedfordshire, with her three kids and very supportive husband. Coffee and chocolate biscuits are her writing fuels of choice, and she is still working on getting that perfect tower of solitude built in her back garden. Obsessed with building new worlds and reading about them, she spends her spare time daydreaming and conversing with the characters in her head – in a totally non psychotic way of course. She writes Urban Fantasy, Fantasy and Reverse Harem Fantasy. All her books contain plenty of action, romance and twisty plots.

Connect with Debbie via her website or Email her at debbiecassidyauthor@gmail.com


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Giveaway Details:

1 winner will win a $15 Amazon Gift Card, INTERNATIONAL.




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