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Breaking Fences Blog Tour 2

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Today starts the 2nd blog tour of Breaking Fences. Here’s the schedule:

June 30th
Miriam Smith – Written Love
Biblio Belles
Escape Into A Book
Blushing Divas Book Reviews
Steamy Guys After Dark

July 1st
Movies, Shows & Books
The Sassy Bookista
Not Everyone’s Mama
Book Lit Love
Daydream Books
The Reading Realm
Paranormal Opinion

July 2nd
Boekie’s Reviews
Trulee V’s Spot
OldVictorianQuill
Rolling with the Moments
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Amazing Reading Experiences

July 3rd
Kindle and Me
The Phantom Paragrapher
Gabic Reads
Book Boyfriend Hangover
Whispered Thoughts
Live, Love, Laugh
A commuting writer…

July 4th
Anna Lives and Breathes Books
Ramblings From This Chick
Creating Serenity
A Backwards Story
Bajgajka Loves Books And Giveaways
Between the Pages

July 5th
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The “I Love Books” Club
Fic Central
The La La Land of Books
Crystal’s Many Reviewers
WanderLust Book Reviews

 

A giveaway accompanies the blog tour. Click on the post links to find the rafflecopter and enter!
Cheers,

 

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Blog Tour Schedule:

June 23:

The YA Book Fever – http://www.yabookfever.com – Review

Shattering Words – http://shattering-words.blogspot.com – Review

In the Best Worlds – http://www.inthebestworlds.com

The Moonlight Library – http://www.moonlightlibrary.wordpress.com

Two-Tall-Tales – http://two-tall-tales.blogspot.com – Review

 

June 24:

My Devotional Thoughts – http://mydevotionalthoughts.net 

Andi’s Young Adult Books – http://andisyoungadult.blogspot.com

Gabic Reads – http://gabicreads.blogspot.com/ 

Forever Obsession – https://extreemeobsessed.blogspot.com

WOrkS of FiCTioN – www.bkwrm29.wordpress.com

Book Freak – http://reviewsofabookmaniac.blogspot.com 

Lavender Gray – http://lavendergray.blogspot.com/ 

I Read Indie – http://twimom101bookblog.blogspot.com/

 

June 25:

Fathomless Reveries – http://www.fathomlessreveries.blogspot.com 

Painted Words – http://www.tipsyink.blogspot.com 

daydream books – http://www.daydreambooks.co.uk/ – Review

Reading is My Treasure – http://readingismytreasure.blogspot.com/ 

What’s Beyond Forks? – http://www.whatsbeyondforks.com 

A Bookish Escape – http://www.abookishescape.com

Reviews By Molly – Http://reviewsbymolly.com – Review

 

June 26:

LibriAmoriMiei – http://libriamicimiei.blogspot.it/ 

Electively Paige – http://electivelypaige.blogspot.com 

The College Crawl – www.thecollegecrawl.blogspot.com – Review

The Phantom Paragrapher – www.thephantomparagrapher.blogspot.com 

Reading Drinking and Relaxing – Http://readingdrinkingandrelaxing.blogspot.com 

Juliababyjen After Dark – http://juliababyjenafterdark.blogspot.com/ – Review

Booksniffer Book Reviews – http://booksnifferbookreviews.blogspot.com/

phishbowl’s bookshelf – http:///phishbowlreads.blogspot.com 

Crossroad Reviews – http://www.crossroadreviews.com 

 

June 27:

Scandalous Book Blog – www.scandalousbookblog.blogspot.com – Review

Rampant Readers – http://rampantreaders.com 

Curling Up With A Good Book – http://curling-up-with-a-good-book.blogspot.com/

books are love – www.hello-booklover.tumblr.com 

Part of that World – http://skizzles22hu.blogspot.com/ 

Reader Girls – http://www.readergirlsblog.com

 

Don’t forget to follow the reviews, click on the links, to enter the giveaway! :)

Cheers,

 

Playing Pretend Blog Tour

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Playing Pretend by Juliana Haygert Publication: March 3rd, 2014
New Adult Contemporary Romance

As the Governor’s daughter, Charlotte McClain is an expert in playing pretend. High society, the men her mother shoves in her direction and a Pre-Law major are all a part of her perfect pretense. But when she pretends to be a nobody during Spring Break, she meets someone who rocks her world.

Mason Rowell knows heartbreak and Spring Break don’t mesh well, so he allows the mysterious Charlotte to seduce him. What should have been a fling, results in something deeper. After Spring Break has long since passed, he moves to Washington to pursue his graduate degree, but what he never expected to find living among the rich and pompous, was the girl who gave him the strength to change and the desire to start anew.

When the guy Charlotte can’t forget goes from a sensual memory to temptation in the flesh, her facade is put to the test. If she surrenders to his charms, she risks ruining her mother’s perfect career and master plan. Playing pretend is what Charlotte does best, but how long can she pretend she doesn’t love the man who made her proud of her true self?

**A light, sexy NA Contemporary Romance (17+)**

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Blog Tour Schedule:

 

March 10:
StuckInBooks – Review
In My Room Reading – Review
WOrkS of FiCTioN – Review
Part of that World – Review
Fic Central – Review
Paranormal Book Club – Promo Post

 

March 11:
Watcha Reading – Review
Paulette’s Papers – Promo Post
Reads and Thoughts – Review*
Gabic Reads – Review

 

March 12:
Booksessions – Review
A Soul Unsung – Review*
Jany’s Book Blog – Review
Listful Booking – Review
BookCrushin – Review
Movies, Shows & Books – Promo Post

 

March 13:
YA Book Addict – Review
Turning Pages – Review
FTLOBbyJBlog – Review
Book Freak – Review
Mythical Books – Promo Post

 

March 14:
The Girl Bookaholic  – Review
Rampant Readers – Review
books are love  – Review
Racing To Read – Review

 

Cheers,
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Blog Tour: Dracian Legacy

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At seventeen, Ren Pernell knows the meaning of tragedy.

But then, a year after losing her parents, Axel Knight walks through the door and changes everything. Strange creatures start to appear, her best friend suddenly finds her irresistible, and an undeniable, unexplainable bond with Axel threatens to drive her insane. She knows he’s the key. There’s something he’s not sharing, and she’s determined to find out.

Demanding answers, she finally learns the truth: everything she ever believed is an illusion. Caught in a centuries-old blood feud between races she never knew existed, Ren discovers her true destiny. She’s the chosen one, the Echo, preordained to end the bloodshed.

There’s just one catch–in order to save those she loves and a homeland she’s never seen, she’ll have to die.

With the clock running out, she’ll have to navigate a new world of betrayal, lies and deceit. If she can forgive, finding love even in the darkest places, she just might be able to escape the prophecy. But how much is she willing to sacrifice for a cause she didn’t know she was part of? And what will it take for her to be free?

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About the author:Priya

Priya lives in the beautiful city of Boise, ID as a full-time working mom and part-time YA Novel Author. For the past 7+ years she has worked in multiple fortune 500 companies and has recently found the passion to read and write.  The Dracian Legacy is her first YA paranormal romance series. She strongly believes that true love conquers all and that’s a common theme you’ll find within her novels.

You can find her online at: BlogFacebookPinterest  – Twitter

 

 

Cheers,

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Author Spotlight: S.J. Pajonas

 

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Welcome to my blog, S. J. Pajonas!

Nicknames: Well, my full name is Stephanie though I use my initials for writing the books. I go by Steph mostly. My husband sometimes calls me “Scifi Stephie” when he wants to yank my chain, but that’s about it. I guess I’m not very nickname-able!

Where do you live: In northern New Jersey. We moved here from Brooklyn where I lived for 11 years. I still love Brooklyn and miss it sometimes. What I don’t miss are my screaming neighbors, having to move my car every other day, and the lack of outdoor space for my kids.

Your favorite dessert: Anything chocolate. I’m not too picky ;)

Your favorite TV series: Hmmm, tough one. I still think Star Trek: The Next Generation was pretty darned perfect. Since then I have loved Star Trek: Voyager, Stargate SG1 and Atlantis, Battlestar Galactica (which may be tops), and LOST. As you can see, I like long series with wide-sweeping storylines and complex characters. Most recently I have loved Breaking Bad and Homeland, so I do stray out from scifi and fantasy.

Last book you read: Butterman (Time) Travel by PK Hrezo. I love it so far and I’m still reading it in between blog post writing and revisions on my own books. It sometimes takes me a while to read anything for fun.

Last movie you watched: Star Trek Into Darkness. This was a rewatch. We really loved it.

Last song (or album) you bought: I bought two Neutral Milk Hotel albums that I didn’t have for some crazy reason!

A book/series you could read over and over again: I have read the Ender series (Orson Scott Card) several times and the Foundation and Robot series (Isaac Asimov) several times. But I’ve also read the Anne of Green Gables series and Harry Potter series many times too, so I’m not just stuck on science fiction.

Coke or pepsi? Coke. Pepsi is the devil.

Day or night? Day. I like to sleep at night!

Pen or pencil? Pencil. Mechanical. Preferably Japanese.

Summer or winter? Summer, hands down. I need a winter home in Brazil. Can you help me out on that?

Cat or dog? Dog. I’m actually allergic to both, but I like dogs, and there’s the chance in my future of owning a hypoallergenic dog.

Tea or coffee? Tea now. I love coffee and miss it, but it did horrible things to my stomach. Sadness.

Plotter or pantser? Pantster. Occasionally, I’ll write out a paragraph or two of plot ideas before starting a project but that’s about it.

When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer? Oh, I have no idea. I wanted to be an astronaut FOREVER, and if I were given the chance to go into space, I’d take it in a heartbeat. I’ve been an avid reader all my life and have always had a good grasp of the English language and its quirky grammar rules. I think I decided I really wanted to write when I was in college. I was taking screenwriting classes and wanted to go on into that career path. But then I graduated, had an extreme amount of debt, and realized I couldn’t afford grad school. So I learned how to build websites. I’ve been designing and building websites for the past 15 years. It paid the bills, and I’m so happy to have all that knowledge now as a self-publisher. I no longer build websites for a living (I’m a stay-at-home mom) but I use my skills to build my blog and other things for my books.

What are you working on now? More Nogiku books and a contemporary romance book that I absolutely adore. It’s also a part of a series of stand-alone books (no cliffhangers and each one is its own story) so expect both contemporary and science fiction romances from me in the future.

If you decided not to be a writer, what would your other dream job be? Why? Go back two questions and you have your answer! I really wish there was a way for civilians to easily get into space. That’s what I would do. I’ve always dreamt of a career in space. I want to look down on the world from above. That just seems mind-blowing and magical.

What is the scariest thing you’ve ever done in your life? Quit my fantastic job at HBO to be a stay at home mom. Really. Scariest thing I’ve ever done. It was a six-figure salary. Gulp.

What is one talent that you’re hopeless at, but you wish you had? Whistling. I can’t whistle!! Why? I have no idea. I’ve tried my whole life and can’t do it. I really wish I could. My husband is a great whistler. I always sigh when he starts up.

What is one trait or physical characteristic that you are proud of/love about yourself? I’m extremely persistent. If I want something and there’s a way to get it, I get it. Most of my friends tell me they admire how I make goals and I go out and accomplish them. To not do that? To be stagnant? That’s not me. I have fears of rejection and yet I still try. If someone were to tell me I can’t do something, it only makes me try harder. I push the naysayers aside. And if a friend wants something and needs my help, I give it if I’m able to. I’m extremely loyal.

Do you have any suggestions for aspiring writers? This is the same advice I give everywhere :) Find a method that works for you and stick with it. If you outline, keep outlining. If you can only write in coffee shops, take the time to go to one. I am a pantster and there is no breaking me of it. It works for me and what works for one author does not always work for another. Concentrate on your own methods and definitely do not try to tell someone else that their method is “wrong.” Whatever gets the words onto the page!

 

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Removed (The Nogiku series #1)
by SJ Pajonas
Genre: Science Fiction Romance, Post-apocalyptic
Age category: New Adult
Release Date: September 11, 2013

Duty knows no family. Love has no price. Secrets can cost you everything. Twenty-year-old Sanaa Griffin, a sweet and smart half-Japanese girl, is about to get more than she bargained for when she wishes for love and excitement on New Year’s Eve 3103. Mark Sakai, who knows more about her than any stranger should, thinks Sanaa is the perfect person to spy on the heads of the three biggest Japanese clan leaders in Nishikyo. He wants her to gather enough evidence to keep them from going to war when they land on Earth’s colonization planet, Yusei. Nishikyo, built by the Japanese 300 years ago to house the rest of mankind, is failing and everyone is preparing to leave. Sakai has known Sanaa’s family all her life but she knows nothing of him! And despite all the time they spend together, he keeps his distance from her. Then one day, he brings her to Jiro, his nephew, to learn sword fighting, and it changes her life irrevocably. Between falling in love with Jiro and the information she is gathering on the clans, Sanaa realizes Sakai is holding back secrets about her family and her deceased parents, secrets as to why she was chosen for this job, and learning the truth puts her and all of Nishikyo in danger.

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You can buy Removed here: Amazon | B&N | iBooks | Kobo | Wattpad

You can watch the trailer for Removed on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPzShpFemIg

 

Released

Released (Nogiku series #2)
by SJ Pajonas
Genre: Science Fiction Romance, Post-apocalyptic
Age category: New Adult
Release Date: December 17, 2013

**Contains spoilers for those who have not read REMOVED (Book 1)

Left in the desert to recuperate from her injuries, Sanaa Itami paces the floors and contemplates her mistakes. She trusted too easily, and now people she loved are dead, killed at the hands of men coming to assassinate her. Sanaa feels beaten, but life awaits her at home. While Nishikyo recovers from the earthquake, negotiations for Sanaa’s eventual rule on Yusei continue. New allies must be made, new friendships brokered, new skills acquired — at all costs. Life at the top of the chain is complicated and lonely, though. With relations in Sakai clan rocky and uncertain, Sanaa must learn to trust others again more than she’s willing. Who amongst the clans is left holding a grudge? And will the new family Sanaa has found with Jiro support or betray her? From Nishikyo to Yusei, RELEASED, Book TWO of the Nogiku Series, is the second book in a captivating New Adult post-apocalyptic romance series that harnesses the cultures and traditions of Japan and sweeps them into the future between Earth and a faraway land.

You can find Released on Goodreads!

You can buy Released here: Amazon | B&N | Kobo

 

 

 About the Author:sj pajonas

S. J. Pajonas loves all things Asian and has been in love with Japan for as long as she can remember. Writing about Asia and Japan came naturally after studying the culture and language for over fifteen years. She studied film and screenwriting first and eventually segued into fiction once she was no longer working a full-time job.

Released is S. J. Pajonas’s second work, book two of four in the Nogiku Series. The first book in the series, Removed, is described as “a wonderful story” with “engaging characters, seamless world building, and an action packed plot.” It’s an “up-til-3am-because-I-read-it-in-one-sitting book.” She also writes contemporary romance and her upcoming first book in the Love in the Digital Age series will be published in 2014.

S. J. lives with her husband and two children just outside of New York City. She loves reading, writing, film, J- and K-dramas, knitting, and astrology. Her favorite author is Haruki Murakami and favorite book is The Wind-up Bird Chronicle.

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There is a tour wide giveaway for the blog tour of the Nogiku series. These are the prizes you can win: Amazon Gift Cards, copies of REMOVED, and eBook copies of two fantastic Japanese books: JAPANESE SOUL COOKING and THE SAKE HANDBOOK. Both will be gifted through either Amazon (kindle) or Barnes&Noble (nook).

Here are the links to both books on Amazon:

Sake Handbook on amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Sake-Handbook-John-Gauntner-ebook/dp/B007H9GVMI/

Japanese Soul Cooking: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BVJG5GC/

 

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Cup of Life and Playing Pretend

 

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Nereyda from YA Bound Book Tours is organizing the blog tour of Playing Pretend.

The books releases March 3rd and the blog tour will run from March 10th to March 14th. If you want to participate, you can sign up here.

 

 

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Soul Oath (The Everlast Trilogy #2) has been out for 3 weeks now, and soon I’ll release the #2.5 novella, Cup of Life.

My friend Giselle from Xpresso Book Tours is organizing a book blitz from Jan 20th to the 24th. You can help me out by clicking here and signing up for it.

 

Cheers,

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Breaking the Reins Blog Tour (2)

Hey everyone, I have a couple of updates here:

 

– The book blitz of Breaking the Reins went very well, and I’ve already sent the ebooks to the giveaway winners.

 

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– The blog tour of Breaking the Reins is still going strong. Here are the next stops:

 

September 4th

Rolling with the Moments >>  Review + Excerpt

 

September 5th
YA-Aholic >> Review
Book Nerds Anonymous >>  Review + Top 5 List

 

September 6th
In the Best Worlds >>  Review

 

 

September 9th
The Reading Realm >> Review
YaReads >>  Interview

 

September 10th
Fictionators >>  Review
A Dream Within A Dream >> Excerpt

 

September 11th
The Reading Diaries  >>  Review

 

September 12th
FlutterealFlight >>  Review + Excerpt
The Shadow Realm >> Review

 

September 13th
Novel Nerd >> Review
Chronicles >>  Interview

 

A rafflecopter giveaway is accompanying the tour – don’t forget to check the posts and enter it!

 

Cheers,
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Breaking the Reins Blog Tour

As you know, Breaking the Reins was released two weeks ago *happy dance*

You can get your copy here: *wink wink*

Amazon US | Amazon UK | B&N | Kobo | Apple

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And the blog tour begins TODAY!
Giselle from Xpresso Book Tour is organizing it. Here’s the upcoming schedule:
(I’ll change the blog links to the post links once they go live)

 

August 26th
Emma Michaels’ Blog  >>  Excerpt
Jenee’s Book Blog >>  Review

 

August 27th
The Girl in a Cafe >>  Review + Top 5 List

 

August 28th
The LUV’NV  >>  Review
Simply Infatuated >> Top Ten List

 

August 29th
Ramblings From This Chick >>  Guest Post

 

August 30th
Paperback Treasures >> Interview

 

 

September 2nd
Book Labyrinth >> Review
Dr. Pepper Diva >> Guest Post

 

September 3rd
Krista’s Dust Jacket >>  Review + Playlist

 

September 4th
Rolling with the Moments >>  Review + Excerpt

 

September 5th
YA-Aholic >> Review
Book Nerds Anonymous >>  Review + Top 5 List

 

September 6th
In the Best Worlds >>  Review

 

 

September 9th
The Reading Realm >> Review
YaReads >>  Interview

 

September 10th
Fictionators >>  Review
A Dream Within A Dream >> Excerpt

 

September 11th
The Reading Diaries  >>  Review

 

September 12th
FlutterealFlight >>  Review + Excerpt
The Shadow Realm >> Review

 

September 13th
Novel Nerd >> Review
Chronicles >>  Interview

 

A rafflecopter giveaway is accompanying the tour – don’t forget to check the posts and enter it!

 

Cheers,
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