UTOPiAcon 2016 – Meet the Official Bloggers!

I must interrupt this awesome zOctober day to bring you an equally awesome post about… well, ME! Lol… and the rest of the UTOPiAcon bloggers! Thank you for taking a few moments to learn more about the bloggers that bring you ALL the information about UTOPiAcon! Don’t forget to click the links at the bottom to head on over to the other UTOPiAcon blogs! What you do for work outside of blogging? I am a logistics account manager for Con-way {Read More}

Book Blast & Giveaway! Corner of Ocean and Bay by Gina Azzi

Corner of Ocean and Bay by Gina Azzi Publication date: June 15th 2015 Category: YA Genre: Contemporary *Purchase links support this blog Nessa Moore has sought reliable stability since her father’s death. Now, she’s over it. Tired of always being the mature adult, constantly worrying about her alcoholic mother, stressing about being able to afford college, she wants to have one normal, carefree, fun summer. And be more like her best friend Jacie. Jacie Hayes is struggling to overcome the {Read More}

Book Blast & Giveaway! Hope in Every Raindrop by Wesley Banks

Hope in Every Raindrop by Wesley Banks Publication: May 26th 2015 Category: New Adult Genre: Contemporary *Purchase links support this blog “Small towns have big stories.” That was a lesson Katie’s father taught her years ago. A lesson she’s taken to heart. And right now, Katie is desperate for a big story. Reeling from the recent loss of her father and with her agent breathing down her neck for the next book, the twenty-one-year-old writer picks a spot on the {Read More}

Review & Giveaway! The Summer I Fell by Sonya Loveday

The Summer I Fell by Sonya Loveday Publication date: July 27th 2014 Category: New Adult Genre: Contemporary Source: Author in exchange for an honest review My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog “So you wanna be part of the Six, huh? You wish…” ~Jared, Ace, Mark, Josh, Aiden & Eli Riley Clifton can’t remember a time when she wasn’t a part of the Six, a group of rowdy boys who would do just about anything for her. Growing up alongside {Read More}

Trailer Reveal & Giveaway! Mental by Justice Serai

Mental by Justice Serai Publication date: April 2015 Category: YA Genre: Contemporary *Purchase links support this blog Hope is an illusion meant to convince the broken to keep on living. That’s me. Broken. My father pays heaps of money for doctors at the Norfolk Psychiatric Center to fix me. I’ve spent six months of my prime teenage years at this residential facility – a place for teenagers who’ve gone mental. That’s me. Mental. Just when I begin to feel myself {Read More}

Cover Reveal! Consent by Nancy Ohlin

Consent by Nancy Ohlin Expected publication: November 10th 2015 Category: YA Genre: Contemporary Pre-order now! *Purchase links support this blog Bea has a secret. Actually, she has more than one. There’s her dreams for the future that she can’t tell anyone—not her father and not even her best friend, Plum. And now there’s Dane Rossi. Dane is hot, he shares Bea’s love of piano, and he believes in her. He’s also Bea’s teacher. When their passion for music crosses into {Read More}

Book Blast & Giveaway! End Note by Sonya Loveday

End Note by Sonya Loveday Series: The Six Series #2 Publication date: December 16th 2014 Category: New Adult Genre: Contemporary *Purchase links support this blog Being stranded in L.A. wasn’t the best start to Jared Jackson’s music career. In fact, it should have been the forewarning that things were not what he thought they’d be. Especially when he’s collected from the airport by the band manager’s sharp-tongued niece. The draw for Jared is immediate. In his heart, he knows Skylar {Read More}

Book Blast & Giveaway! No Such Thing as Perfect by Sarah Daltry

No Such Thing as Perfect by Sarah Daltry Publication date: November 27th 2014 Category: YA Genre: Contemporary *Purchase links support this blog College was supposed to be perfect. She was supposed to be perfect. For Lily Drummond, life is about following the rules. To be specific, her mother’s rules. College fit into the plan – maintain perfect grades, date the perfect guy, and live the perfect life. On her own, though, Lily realizes that she doesn’t actually have a plan. {Read More}

Guest Post & Giveaway! Wish (Indigo Dreams #1) by Grier Cooper

Wish by Grier Cooper Series: Indigo Dreams #1 Publication date: December 2nd 2014 by Dancing Poodle Press Category: YA Genre: Contemporary *Purchase links support this blog For Indigo Stevens, ballet classes at Miss Roberta’s ballet studio offer the stability and structure that are missing from her crazy home life. At almost 16, she hopes this is the year she will be accepted into the New York School of Ballet. First she must prove she’s ready, and that means ignoring Jesse {Read More}

Book Blast & Giveaway! Accepted by Coleen Lahr

Accepted by Coleen Lahr Publication date: November 4th 2014 Category: New Adult Genre: Contemporary *Purchase links support this blog Ashley Smith spent her life being shipped from one family member to the next. When Ashley’s estranged father dies, she finally has the money to go to college and the chance to find a place where she belongs. Within days, Ashley has found the one thing she’s always longed for – a family. She may have even found love. There’s only {Read More}

Book Trailer Release & Giveaway! Press Play by Eric Devine

Press Play by Eric Devine Publication date: September 28th 2014 by Running Press Kids Category: YA Genre: Contemporary *Purchase links support this blog Greg Dunsmore, a.k.a. Dun the Ton, is focused on one thing: making a documentary that will guarantee his admission into the film school of his choice. Every day, Greg films his intense weight-loss focused workouts as well as the nonstop bullying that comes from his classmates. But when he captures footage of violent, extreme hazing by his {Read More}

Book Review & Giveaway! Falling into Place by Amy Zhang

Falling into Place by Amy Zhang Publication date: September 9th 2014 by Greenwillow books Category: YA Genre: Contemporary Source: ARC provided by publisher in exchange for an honest review My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog On the day Liz Emerson tries to die, they had reviewed Newton’s laws of motion in physics class. Then, after school, she put them into practice by running her Mercedes off the road. Why? Why did Liz Emerson decide that the world would be {Read More}

Book Blast & Giveaway! Kids in Love by Nikki Godwin

Kids in Love by Nikki Godwin Series: Saturn #1.5 Publication date: September 7th 2014 Category: YA Genre: Contemporary *Purchase links support this blog As one of the original Saturnites, Darby McMillon has been a longtime face of the fandom. From the days when the boys were just a YouTube band trying to gain fans up through their recent lockdown, Darby’s channel – Darby’s Daily Dose of Drama – was the “go to” spot for all things Spaceships Around Saturn. Until {Read More}

Book Review: From the Wreckage by Michele G. Miller

From the Wreckage by Michele G. Miller Publication date: June 12th 2014 Category: YA Genre: Contemporary, Drama Source: Personal purchase My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Get your copy FREE on Amazon! “In a matter of minutes on a Friday night, I lost my school, my identity, the security of my first love, the personality of my sweet fearless brother, my best friend, my town, everything as I knew it. Everything changed.” “Minutes – that’s all it takes to {Read More}