Secrets of the Moon by Kristy Centeno {Review}

 

 

 

Teenager Marjorie Emery eluded death. As she struggles to get her life back on track, she believes her efforts are paying off. Yet, when a black dressing, unfriendly, and incredibly handsome hottie walks into her classroom, she’s forced into a tailspin. Marjorie has no idea how much his presence is going to shatter what little tranquility she’s achieved.

Kyran Rousseau’s gloomy nature has a name, one that is potentially fatal under the right circumstances. His family harbors secrets and does everything to protect Kyran. While, he doesn’t want to ruin Marjorie’s normal life, love has a way of changing his plans.

Falling for Kyran is the least of Marjorie’s worries. With a faceless threat hunting her and a boyfriend who's as dangerous as he is good looking—how can Marjorie and Kyran keep all hell from breaking loose before it’s too late?

 

 

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I received an ebook copy via JGBS Review Library in exchange for an honest review. I made no guarantee of a favorable review and the opinions expressed here are unbiased and my own.

I love reading books about werewolves and this one reeled me in right from the start as the story is well written and the characters are outstanding. I will add that there were moments when I found Marjorie and her friends to be completely immature but not enough to stop me from reading though I did roll my eyes quite a few times.

The author has added the right combination of drama, romance and secrets that leaves you wanting more and I will definitely be reading more of her books. My only gripe is that there seems to be something off about the cover.

I give this book:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kristy Centeno is the author of the Secrets of the Moon saga and Keeper Witches series.

She has always had a passion for books and after years of being an avid reader, she decided to transform her desire to write into a reality and thus, her first novel was born. When she’s not busy taking care of her five children or holding down the fort, she finds time to sit and do what she loves the most: writing.

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

Commander Henry Gallant by H. Peter Alesso {Book Blast}

 

 

He thought Alaina loved him, but now she’s found someone else. A tidal wave of loss and grief swept over Henry Gallant, leaving him undecided about what to do next, or how to move forward.

 

Despite his sorrow, he goes on a dangerous mission to an invading aliens’ home world in the Gliese-581 star system. There he uses a neural interface to penetrate their communication network and steal a high ranking alien’s identity. Through this artifice he learns about their history and society, and discovers a way to hinder and possibly defeat them.

 

A side-effect of linking into the alien network—which was created for autistic savants—is that Gallant’s mind was stimulated and enhanced to the point where he begins to experience superintelligence abilities.

 

Upon returning from his mission, there is concern that Gallant might pose an even more serious threat than the aliens. While he struggles to fend off those who doubt his loyalty, he fights to win back Alaina.


This is the fourth book of The Henry Gallant Saga, but it can be read as a standalone story.

 

 

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As a scientist and author specializing in technology innovation, H. Peter Alesso has over twenty years research experience at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). As Engineering Group Leader at LLNL he led a team of scientists and engineers in innovative applications across a wide range of supercomputers, workstations, and networks. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy with a B.S. and served in the U.S. Navy on nuclear submarines before completing an M.S. and an advanced Engineering Degree at M.I.T. He has published several software titles and numerous scientific journal and conference articles, and he is the author/co-author of seven books.

 

 

   

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Redeem (The Caelian Cycle #2.5) by Donnielle Tyner {Cover Reveal}

 

 

 

A boy without a voice.
A teen without a home.
A man without hope.

Kian knows the way his life is headed will be the death of him. It doesn’t matter how many criminals he catches for Gordon's Bounty Detective Agency or how deep he tries to fall into the bottle – those eyes haunt him. All it took was one whisper of bad advice, one wrong choice, one mistake, to wipe out years of confidence he had struggled to build while living on his Grandmother’s farm. Then Kian found the box of files overflowing with unsolved crimes. Those cold cases jolted his soul from its vegetative state and awakened his resolve. Kian knew those cases were meant for him to solve, but the last thing he expected to find within a few wrinkled folders was his ultimate redemption.

 

 

 

{Clicking on covers will take you to Goodreads}

  

 

 

Hello! Donnielle here. I’m a new indie young adult author. When I’m not writing, I spend my time reading, binge watching Netflix, homeschooling my two children, and hanging out with my husband.

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

Merry Christmas To All

 

I am ever so thankful this holiday season for so many things but today I want to say thank you to all of my Google+ family for all of your support. There will be no blog posts tomorrow so that I can spend time with the family.

May the holiday Spirit be forever in your hearts and may all of your dreams and wishes come true!

 

Feliz Navidad,

Steamborn Author Eric R. Asher {The Interview}

 

 

 

 

 

{Clicking on cover takes you to Goodreads}

 

 

I had the chance to interview author Eric R. Asher and I want to thank him for taking time out of his schedule to do this. 

Let's get started.

Q: Tell us some more about your book. 

It's a YA dystopian steampunk adventure. Jacob and Alice go on an epic journey through a world filled with monsters and heroes alike.

Q: What’s more important: characters or plot? 

Both. If it's not balanced, it's either going to drag, or you're going to have action without emotion.

Q: If you could cast your characters in the Hollywood adaptation of your book, who would play your characters? 

I have no clue. I've never been good at casting, haha.

Q: How important are names to you in your books? Do you choose the names based on liking the way it sounds or the meaning? Do you have any name choosing resources you recommend? 

Some of them are based on the way they sound, and some are based on etymology. I rather like www.behindthename.com.

Q: How did you begin writing? Did you intend to become an author, or do you have a specific reason or reasons for writing each book? 

I've always enjoyed making up stories. Over time they became longer and longer until I decided I wanted to sit down and write an entire novel about ten years ago.

Q: Could you describe the mundane details of writing: How many hours a day to you devote to writing? Do you write a draft on paper or at a keyboard (typewriter or computer)? 

Usually about two hours per day. Always on a computer or mobile device.

Q: Any writing rituals? 

I almost always write with music on.

Q: Do you meet your readers at book signings, conventions, or similar events? 

I do! I love conventions, although I'm cutting back for 2016. I had 14 events in 2015 which drastically cut into my usual routines.

Q: Do you read your reviews? 

Yes.

Do you respond to them, good or bad?

Not unless the reviewer tags me or sends it to me directly.

Do you have any advice on how to deal with the bad?

Learn what you can, and then look up the reviews of your all time favorite works. Study them, and see how vehemently some people dislike those works. There will always be people who do not enjoy what you do, and that's okay. You aren't writing for them.

Q: What do you consider to be your best accomplishment?

Helping spread the love of Worribles. ;)

 

Many thanks to Eric and I hope we can have you back again with us soon.

 

 

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