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Poetry 4 Replies

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Started by Christine Rice. Last reply by lidy wilks Dec 3, 2014.

Science fiction 7 Replies

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Looking for Reviewers - YA Paranormal

Hello Everyone!I am looking for reviewers interested in reviewing the first two books in The Enchanted Island Series to get prepared for the 3rd installment, which will be released mid December.I…Continue

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Comment by Fuentes on February 19, 2015 at 11:58am

Hades by Candice Fox

Can't tell you the ending but it was brilliant. Haven't see it coming. I was thinking and hoping something terribly dark and awful but I wasn't on the good road.
And I really like when an author is catching me off guard with a plot.
This thriller is original, very well written.

Lucie
http://newbooksonmyselves.blogspot.fr/2015/02/hades-by-candice-fox....


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Comment by J.L McFadden on February 9, 2015 at 1:52am

Book Tour sign up for April: Will be Freebooks, Amazon Gift card and some other goodies. Click here for the sign up. Thank you all and have a great day.


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Comment by Angela Lockwood on January 29, 2015 at 3:47am

To celebrate the release of the second book in the Language in the Blood series, Blood Ties. I’m giving the first book away this weekend (31,1 and 2nd of February) on Amazon. You can download it via the following link:

Language in the Blood

Until the outbreak of the First World War, young Cameron Blair would have liked nothing better than to stay in Edinburgh and marry his childhood sweetheart. As the call to arms goes out, Cameron and his pals sign up to fight for their country. They are soon delivered into the nightmare of war, and there Cameron more than meets his maker.

The story follows Cameron as he comes to terms with his new ‘life’, from his first days as a hapless vampire in war-torn France to the glamorous modern day setting of the Côte d’Azur. Along the way, he develops a distinctive taste for the finer things in life: jewels, yachts, small dogs and champagne-infused human...


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Comment by Michael Fields on December 21, 2014 at 4:01pm

Spiritual/Humorous Memoir for Review

http://www.amazon.com/Thousand-Petaled-Lotus-Growing-Southern-Bapti...

The Thousand-Petaled Lotus:  Growing Up 

    Gay in the Southern Baptist Church

By Michael Fields

Publisher:  Langdon Street Press

ISBN:  978-1-62652-649-5

Pages:  266

Genre:  Memoir

Growing up in a strict Southern Baptist community can be challenging for some children, especially for those whose sexuality is considered a sin. In The Thousand-Petaled Lotus: Growing Up Gay in the Southern Baptist Church, Michael Fields takes readers on a journey through his childhood, one filled with religious devotion, sexual awakening, and reconciliation. This powerful and often hilarious memoir recounts Fields’ experiences as a homosexual in a devout Southern Baptist family as he tries to understand the meaning of life. 

Michael Fields’ story begins in Nashville, Tennessee -- The Protestant Vatican -- in the late 1950s, where his family was on a strict schedule full of Sunday school, church, and weekday prayer meetings. At the age of four, Fields had his first crush, on a comic book hero called the Martian Manhunter, and even at such a young age, he knew something was different about those feelings. In fear of being denied salvation, he spent his childhood and adolescent years praying for Jesus to cure him of his homosexuality. 

In the Hindu tradition, the thousand-petaled lotus is another name for the sahasrara chakra, the uppermost energy center in the body, which blossoms at the moment of enlightenment.  The Thousand-Petaled Lotus is structured as just that, a lotus of many petals unfolding. Fields’ journey to reconcile his faith with his sexuality is a captivating story that blossoms when he finds what Jesus called The Kingdom of Heaven. 

For review copies contact:  Michael Fields

Email:  michaelfields@michaelfields.com

Website:  www.michaelfields.com

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/michaelfields.thethousandpetaledlotus


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Comment by Book Buzz on December 9, 2014 at 10:17am

Contemporary Fiction/Drama For Review
http://amzn.to/1GeJjDn
Lemmon's Journey
By Philip Oyok
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 978-1496996282
ASIN: B00QQS6H5C
Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Drama
Formats Available For Review: pdf

Lemmon Grandee is sad and bitter about life. He is fighting the retirement blues and mourning the sudden loss of his wife. Lonesome and heartbroken, his friend and neighbors fear the worse. Suicide seems like the perfect antidote for him. Things change when while cleaning out his late wife's studio, he uncovers hidden letters from his runaway daughter, Gloria, currently living a new life in New York City with her eight-year old son. Lemmon suddenly finds the spark of life he thought he had long lost. He gets on a bus headed to New York with the intention of rekindling his relationship with his daughter and see about convincing her to return home. Who knows? It just might bring an end to the nightmarish dreams plaguing him lately-dreams that foretell of a dark future awaiting him and his lost family. A story of love and death, pain and loss, and the courage to find second chances in life.

For review copies contact:

Philip Oyok
Email: authorphilipoyok@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.damiendsoul.com/
Twitter:  @mastershango
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/?q=#/damien.dsoul
BRB: http://bookreviewbuzz.com/contemporary-fictiondrama-lemmons-journey/

Comment by Ella Hansing on December 6, 2014 at 9:55pm

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Comment by lidy wilks on December 3, 2014 at 1:56pm

Poetry Chapbook Available for Review

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/489848

Can You Catch My Flow?

by Lidy Wilks

ISBN 9781310991226

Genre: Poetry

Formats Available: 

epub, mobi, pdf,

rtf, lrf, pdb, txt,

html

A short collection of poetry capturing everyday moments in poetic snapshots.

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For review copies, please contact:

Lidy Wilks

website:http://bit.ly/1pUFgtF

Twitter: @lidywilks

Comment by Fuentes on November 22, 2014 at 6:14am

The Shiro Project by David Khara

No downtime, the story is fast paced and addictive. A thriller whose pages we turn eagerly to know more about the hero's adventures while traveling and reliving the pages of our dark history.

Lucie
http://newbooksonmyselves.blogspot.fr/2014/11/the-shiro-project-by-...


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Comment by Book Buzz on November 20, 2014 at 9:33am

MG/YA Steampunk Fantasy For Review
http://amzn.to/1t7OJtB

The Kingdom Lights
By Steven VS
Publisher: Neverland Publishing Company
Published: October 2014
ISBN: 978-0990314844
ASIN: B00ONEAB4O
Genre: Middle Grade/Young Adult Steampunk/Fantasy
Formats Available For Review: EPUB, MOBI, PDF

In a world where cities float, airships sail the skies and mythical creatures are summoned in a pinch, Celes Vale is distinctly average. Living in the shadow of his talented cousin and his powerful aunt and uncle, Celes is resigned to a future of soot, factories and well, more soot.

But on the night of his twelfth birthday everything changes. A blinding light, a whispered voice and in an instant Celes becomes the first ordinary child in history to develop magic, sending him on a fast-track ticket to the greatest of the floating cities, Gardarel. Boasting grand, elegant buildings wrought from shimmering white stone, the entire city appears as though it has been built from light, and so it has come to be called the Kingdom Lights.

Though some welcome Celes, others want the dirt-ridden up-start off their city—preferably head first. Nowhere is this clearer than in the attitude and actions of the beautiful and haughty Lady Ban and her sneering nephew, Marcus Blackwood. But Blackwood, with his gang of goons and unimaginative one-liners, is soon the least of Celes’s problems.

With a little magic and a lot of detective work, Celes and his group of Scurriers and Wisps unravel the dark truth behind Lady Ban’s prim, perfect smile—an alliance to the villainous Wardens and the masked man who leads them. However, in his attempt to expose Lady Ban, Celes unwittingly stumbles onto an even darker conspiracy—a plan that could lead to the complete destruction of Gardarel itself.

For review copies contact:

Steven VS
Email: stevenvs@hotmail.co.uk
Website: http://stevenvs.co.uk/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thekingdomlights
GoodReads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/8584402.Steven_V_S_
BRB: http://bookreviewbuzz.com/mgya-steampunk-fantasy-the-kingdom-lights/


Publicist
Comment by Book Buzz on October 30, 2014 at 2:54pm

Psychological Women's Fiction For Review
http://amzn.to/1nTzGqs

Losing Heart
By Donna Brown
Published: November 2014
ASIN: B00OBTT7LY
Genre: Psychological Fiction, Women's Fiction
Formats Available For Review: epub, PDF, mobi, Kindle, and audio (limited quantities in all formats)

"I hate you. I hate you with all of Sylvia's heart."

Helen has waited for months for the heart that will save her life. After reaching out to the grieving mother of her donor heart, Helen realises that a second chance comes at a price. The price, she soon realises, is much steeper than she'd ever have chosen to pay.

There's more than one way to break a heart. There's more than one way to destroy a life...

For review copies contact:

Donna Brown
Email: donna.haw@gmail.com
Website: http://books.donnambrownuk.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/_mrs_b
Google+: http://plus.google.com/+Donna Brown
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/donnambrownuk
Instagram: http://instagram.com/donnambrownuk
BRB: http://bookreviewbuzz.com/psychological-fiction-losing-heart/


 
 
 

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