Not For Me by Kat De Falla Blog Tour

Title: NOT FOR ME (The Windy City Chronicles Book 1) 

Author: Kat de Falla 

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Manda Wolfgram is a struggling literary agent who is looking for the perfect manuscript to land in her lap and the perfect man to land in her bed. When the sixth-floor hottie finally asks her out, she gets more than she bargained for. How can a girl wrap her brain around a Shakespearean actor who writes erotica?

Harry Sackes leads a double life: making a career as an author by day and dipping into the dark underworld of criminals at night. The moment he sees Manda in his twin brother’s arms, his whole life becomes his personal Shakespearean trag-comedy of mistaken identity and unrequited love in this fast-paced chick lit romance.

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Tour Schedule:

Week One:

6/11/2018- Cindy’s Love of Books– Review

6/11/2018- To Be Read– Review

6/12/2018- Don’t Judge, Read– Review

6/12/2018- Eating Between the Lines Inc– Spotlight

6/13/2018- The BookWorm Drinketh– Review

6/13/2018- Mythical Books– Guest Post

6/14/2018- The Layaway Dragon– Spotlight

6/14/2018- FUONLYKNEW– Spotlight

6/15/2018- The Book Girl– Review

6/15/2018- Lisa Loves Literature– Interview

 

Week Two:

6/18/2018- TheHufflepuffNerdette– Review

6/18/2018- Love in a time of Feminism– Excerpt

6/19/2018- BookHounds YA– Review

6/19/2018- Confessions of a YA Reader– Excerpt

6/20/2018- Wonder Struck Spotlight

6/20/2018- A Gingerly Review– Excerpt

6/21/2018- Sweet Southern Home– Excerpt

6/21/2018- Two Chicks on Books– Interview

6/22/2018- Books a Plenty Book Reviews– Spotlight

6/22/2018- Parajunkee– Excerpt

Kat was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin where she learned to roller skate, ride a banana seat bike, and love Shakespeare. She holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and is happily employed as a retail pharmacist. She is married to her soul mate, composer Lee de Falla and raising four kids together ala the Brady Bunch. The Seer’s Lover was Kat’s first book and she is working feverishly on four different series at the moment!

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Kat is so much an extravert that she has come full circle and enjoys her alone time as much as her social adventures. Connect with Kat (who does indeed love cats!)

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The Wedding Witch by Sofia Bella Book Review

The Wedding Witch: a paranormal cozy mystery (The Fairyvale Mysteries) by [Belle, Sofia]

Title- The Wedding Witch

Author- Sofia Belle

Genre- Paranormal Cozy

Purchase- Amazon

Always a witch, never a bride…

A postcard-perfect village. A fairy-tale wedding…and a dead body?

In a town brimming with magic, the sight of a dead body does more than ruffle feathers. Especially for Belinda Bright, Fairyvale’s most sought-after wedding planner. This summer, she’s been tasked with planning “the” event of the year, which means one false move could ruin her business forever.

Unfortunately, when one of the bridesmaids turns up dead a few days before the wedding, Belinda inherits a whole new set of worries—not least of all the dark, handsome gentleman who says all the right things but shows up in all the wrong places.

As rumors fly, wedding jitters flourish, and whispers throughout the town grow louder, Belinda realizes that if she can’t find the murderer before the wedding bells chime, she’ll have a lot more to worry about than which side of the plate gets the soup spoon.

Can Belinda find her happily ever after, or will her fairy tale have a tragic ending?

Belinda Bright is The Wedding Witch of FairuVale and business is booming- People from near and far flock to to FairyVale for her to plan their wedding! After all any wedding planned by Belinda ends in happily ever after. That is until one of the bridesmaids of her latest and maybe biggest wedding of her careers ends up dead and their is evidence of foul play.

I found this story to be funny and charming all the while building a perfect mystery. The characters jump out of the pages and pull you in to the magical would of FairyVale where you never know where you will find magic!

Belinda is everything you want and need in a cozy mystery heroine add in her crazy friends and you have a spell for hi jinks and plenty of snark and sass to spice up this adorable cozy mystery! I really enjoyed the gang of FairyVale and plan on visiting again real soon!

Rating 4.5 out of 5 cupcakes- I would recommend this story to any one who enjoys a good laugh and mystery!

Hello! I’m Sofia Belle, a paranormal cozy mystery author who writes the books I like to read! The Fairyvale Mysteries are my debut series featuring witches, magic, mayhem!

Fangs and Fins By Amy McNulty Blog Tour and Review

Fangs & Fins (Blood, Bloom, Water Book 1) by [McNulty, Amy]

Title: FANGS & FINS A Paranormal Romance (Blood, Bloom, & Water Book Author: Amy McNulty
Pub. Date: May 1, 2018
Publisher: Snowy Wings Publishing
Find it: AmazonGoodreads

A dapper vampire. A sullen merman. Two heirs to a great conflict—and each needs to claim a beloved to become his kindred’s champion.


High school senior Ember Goodwin never had a sister, but after her mom’s remarriage, she now has two. The eldest is no stranger to her—Ivy is a witty girl in her grade who’s almost never spoken to the shy bookworm before—but she’s surprised to find the popular girl quite amiable. Their burgeoning friendship is tested, however, when Dean Horne, a pale, besuited charmer, shows interest in them both and plans to reveal his appetite for blood to the one who’ll stand by his side.


Seventeen-year-old Ivy Sheppard is tired of splitting her time between her dad’s and her mom’s, particularly when her dad uproots their lives to move them in with his new wife and step-daughter. Used to rolling with her parents’ whims, she tries to make the best of it and befriend her nerdy new step-sister. Her hectic life grows more unwieldy when she catches the eye of junior Calder Poole, whom she swears she sees swap well-toned legs for a pair of fins during a dip in a lake. Now she’s fending off suitors left and right, all while trying to get to the bottom of the strange happenings in her town.


The first book in the Blood, Bloom, & Water series sets family against family and friend against friend as an epic, ancient war comes to a head in a supposedly sleepy suburb.

Ember Goodwin has never been the center of attention and she kind of likes it that way. She much rather spend time with Journey, her best friend or reading. That is until the very cool girl Ivy Sheppard is forced into her world via marriage. Not only does Ember now have a new Stepdad and sisters she also seems to have a new admirer or two.

Ivy Goodwin, would rather not have to move into a strangers house, after all she has barely spoken to Ember or her Mother before their impromptu wedding during the summer and now she has to move in to a strange house. Add in the drama of senior year, homing coming and the fact that her new stepsister seems a little tightly wound and she can not wait for the school year to end.

The Sweet-

I am a huge fan of both vampires and mermaids like seriously I am obsessed so when I had the chance to read an Arc of book I simply moved all my tbr books down and made time and I am so happy I did!

The author is able to bring to life a paranormal world that combines all our favorites all while adding her own unique twist. The story itself is unlike an other books I have read. It is like Vampire Dairies and the new Siren show had a baby and that baby and decided to settle down in Riverdale! I know it doesn’t seem like it would work but it does in the best possible ways!

This book is the perfect book to start a series that quite honestly I can not wait for. The characters, the story line and the tension that  can be seen coming off the pages in waves are all wildly addicting!

Plus quite honestly, a hot Vampire Prince, A sweet sullen Mermaid  Price and a hot wise older Fae- what more can a girl ask for? I would definitely recommend this to anyone who loves YA and paranormal reads!

Rating 4 out of 5 cupcakes

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Tour Schedule:

Week One:

4/30/2018- BookHounds YA– Interview

5/1/2018- Book Bite Reviews– Review

5/2/2018- Bri’s Book Nook– Review

5/3/2018- Book Briefs– Review

5/4/2018- Two Chicks on Books– Excerpt

Week Two:

5/7/2018- RhythmicBooktrovert- Review

5/8/2018- Don’t Judge, Read– Review

5/9/2018- Brandi’s Book Reviews– Review

5/10/2018- A Backwards Story– Guest Post

5/11/2018- Eating Between The Lines Inc– Review

About Amy:

Amy McNulty is an editor and author of books that run the gamut from YA speculative fiction to contemporary romance. A lifelong fiction fanatic, she fangirls over books, anime, manga, comics, movies, games, and TV shows from her home state of Wisconsin. When not reviewing anime professionally or editing her clients’ novels, she’s busy fulfilling her dream by crafting fantastical worlds of her own.

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Witch You Were Here by Lori Woods Book Review

Witch You Were Here (Nightshade Paranormal Cozy Mystery Book 1) by [Woods, Lori]

Title- Witch You Were Here

Author- Lori Woods

Genre- Paranormal Cozy

Purchase Link- Amazon

A routine trip to the vet begins a wild adventure when Suzy Maycomber and her cat, Snowball, take a shortcut through the cemetery and find themselves in the mystical land of Nightshade, where magic exists and cats talk. Only the librarian, Rachel, the most powerful witch in Nightshade, can help Suzy get home.

One big problem: Rachel’s just been murdered.

Desperate to find her way home, Suzy reluctantly agrees to take Rachel’s place as Nightshade’s resident witch, where she’ll have access to the spell books that might hold the answers she needs. But her search for the truth draws Suzy ever deeper into danger. There is someone – or something – in Nightshade that doesn’t want Suzy to get home. Rachel’s murderer is prepared to kill again – and Suzy may be next.

If Suzy wants to get home, she’ll have to learn to be a witch first.

Suzy Maycomber just wanted to take her cat to the vet- typical day right?  She takes a wrong turn and thinks she can take a short only to end up in the town of Nightshade> There she discovers a world hidden away from non magical creatures and finds out that she herself has magic1

I enjoyed ths cute paranormal cozy a lot and found it to be clever and funny for the most part. The plot far fetched enough to make it interesting and the characters written with comical flare. The mystery of who killed Rachel and how that ties to Suzy and her adorable kitty snowball itself has great potential for the first book in the series.

Yes there are some bumps in the plot itself as well as some spelling grammer issues but honestly nothing that would make me stop reading the books. It was funny and had just the right amount of snark and mystery to make me want to continue the series.

I would recommend this book to anyone who likes a snark filled witchy read!

Rating 3.5 cupcakes out of 5 cupcakes

Growing up, Lori Woods secretly hoped she’d turn into a witch when she’d become twenty one.

Unfortunately, that didn’t happen. So much for saving all those broomsticks! However, Lori decided that she’d pour all her wishes for paranormal mystery and adventure into her books, and live vicariously through her characters instead.

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Basic Witch by Harmony Hart Book Review

Basic Witch: Witches of Salem (Gemma Bradbury Magical Cozy Mystery Book 1) by [Hart, Harmony]

Title- Basic Witch

Author- Harmony Hart

Genre- Paranormal Cozy Mystery

Purchase Link- Amazon

Welcome to Salem, where paranormals of all kinds live in harmony. Mostly.

My name is Gemma Bradbury, and I’ve spent most of my life trying to be what everyone else expects me to be. The problem with living my life for other people is that I never figured out who I really am.

But then I stumbled—quite literally—into a new life in Salem, and everything changed. In less than an hour, I was tangled up in the suspicious death of an elderly shop owner, realized my cat can talk, and—here’s the kicker—found out I’m a witch.

I also found out I was stuck in Salem.

Forever.

But when I secured a job and a place to live, and the Coven assigned me a magical tutor—the drop-dead gorgeous Professor Beauregard Bacchus— things started to look up.

All I have to do now is learn to navigate a new town full of witches, vampires and shifters, manage a magic shop, pass my first wand exam, and keep my growing affection for Professor Beau a secret.

Oh, and find the shop owner’s real killer before the town’s bumbling moose-shifter deputy tosses me in jail for murder.

Guess my life isn’t so basic anymore.

Gemma Bradbury, lives her life trying to fit in and when she inherits a magic shop from a distant relative she sees it as a way to start over and plant some roots. That is until an honest to goodness clumsy mishap leads her to trip over a dead body in to a strange town. She is not only accused of murder, she is also told she is a witch!

The Sweet-

If you know me at all me at all you know I have a weakness for witchy reads and talking animals- I got this and more in this fun snarky cozy mystery that starts off with a bump-literally! Our main character Gemma is smart clumsy and full of sass and is joined by her adorable familiar Titus who is won my heart immediately (maybe faster than Gemm tbh)

The author creates an alternate universe of Salem where magic is real and free. All types of paranormal creatures live in Salem. We are talking Jinn. Witches, Shifters, Vamps- all the paranormal creatures a reader could want! Not only does the town give off magical vibes it is also written to be super cozy and inviting- too bad its so hard to get in to or I would set up shop immediately!

The plot though slow going is written very well- I didn’t figure out thw whodunnit until right before it is revealed and I loved that about this story!

Rating 4 out of 5 cupcakes

Harmony Hart writes paranormal cozy mysteries featuring smart, sassy heroines and a world of witchy fun.

Harmony loves lip balm, bookstores, bubble baths, and tea. Oh, and alliteration. She’s probably making some sort of list right now. When she’s not writing, Harmony can be found experimenting in the kitchen, binge-watching ALL THE TV, cozied up with a good read, or attempting not to kill the plants in her fledgling garden.

Harmony lives in Austin, Texas with three fickle rescue felines and her magical-to-her musician husband.

Allied Mage by Janelle Peel Book Review

Allied Mage: A Clutch Mistress Book 2 by [Peel, Janelle]

Title- Allied Mage

Author- Janelle Peel

Genre- Urban Fantasy

Purchase Link- Amazon

Sora is a highly sought-after Vampire Mage Hybrid.
Dhampir, Daywalker… Chosen.
The Shifter Pack wants to use her for unknown reasons…
The Mage Council wants her as well…
Can Sora gain the Allies she needs for the coming war?
Was she Chosen by the Goddess? And if so, for what? Is she a weapon?
Everyone wants a piece of her and the power she’s barely scratched the surface of. Can she stand tall and true, while protecting what is hers?
What will she sacrifice for the family she has finally achieved, and what lengths will she go to keep them?
Will her choices cost her the Mate she’s madly in love with and the family she has always dreamed of?

This is the second book in the series and the more that I read the more addicted I become! The author is not only able to build on to the story line from book one but to make it that much better. The more that I read the more that I am immersed in to this beautiful and lethal world built by Ms Peel!

We watch as Sora goes from a lost and confused young girl to a strong, smart and bad ass warrior woman and I am loving every second of it. We get to know all our favorites from book one as well as some new and interesting additions to the clutch.

This series is quickly becoming a favorite. The author is able to create loving, deep bonds but also show some truly amazing woman and their strength. She writes some truly amazing woman and is able to show bot the soft vulnerable side but also the strong as steel side that all woman are, there are no shrinking violets here!

I highly recommend this book to anyone who loves Vampires, Wolve and Mages oh my! Seriously start this series today! You wont be sorry!

Rating 5 out of 5 Cupcakes

Janelle is a Military Spouse and mother of two gorgeous girls. She loves to read and loves to write.

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Magic Calls by Miriam Greystone Book Review

Magic Calls (Echoes Book 1) by [Greystone, Miriam]

Title- Magic Calls

Author- Miriam Greystone

Genre- Science Fiction- Urban Fantasy

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War is brewing beneath the sidewalks of Washington, DC . . . and Molly just sang her way into the middle of it.

Molly doesn’t know there’s anything unusual about her voice—she only knows that performing with her band makes her happier than anything else in the world.

But everything changes on the night that Molly does more than just entertain her audience—she accidentally entrances them, and narrowly avoids setting off a riot.

Now, she’s being hunted by a mysterious group that believes she is descended from the Sirens—and that she’s unworthy of the power she possesses. To survive, she must plunge into a secret world of human-Siren hybrids, where there’s no easy way to know who to trust.

With time running out, can Molly learn to wield the power inside her before the hunters silence her forever?

Molly has out run her past and has worked hard on leaving it all behind. She is not part of a band and gets to perform and do what she loves every night. However one night the bands set doesnt really go as planned and Molly is thrown into a world she doesn’t understand and must once again fight gor her life.

The Sweet-

First I would like to talk about how utterly gorgeous this cover is! I have learned my lesson from Cover Buying when I purchase a book because the cover was so ridiculously pretty but was filled with a very ugly story. So I was so skeptical when I came across this stunning cove and my fingers itched to one click it. My faith is now restored in cover buys guys! :insert sad violin music: My wallet is not happy!

I found the story itself to be incredibly imaginative and original. The story is gritty and dark but at the same time beautiful- The characters have all faced such horrible events in their life are written to be strong and each beautifully broken. Th author touches so many sensitive subjects and does so with grace and an almost delicacy that I applaud and I can not wait to see what happens in the rest of this series!

I love the story  and its many plot twist and turns and am quickly addicted to Molly’s story. Now I  will admit that yes there are some rough patches in the book where I feel at times the author was trying to get all her thoughts down but it may have come off a bit rushed or jumbled. However the base of this novel makes up for that. As the first in the series I only expect it to get better and better!

Rating 4 out of 5 cupcakes

Hi, I’m Miriam Greystone, author of the urban fantasy series Echoes and the urban fantasy series The Outcast Mage. I write nail-biting urban fantasy filled with magic, suspense and the occasional centaur. I fuel my creativity with caffeine, reading, and frequent episodes of Doctor Who.

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