Book Blast & Giveaway! Arabella Park by Meiling (Evan Tyler)

Arabella Park by Meiling (Evan Tyler) Season #1 Publication: October 1st 2017 Category: YA Genre: Mystery *Purchase links support this blog Everyone knows that losing friends is a natural part of the high school experience. It’s all a game of musical chairs, really. Yet, what happens when a friend doesn’t intentionally “go ghost” but is abruptly taken away? Kameron, Grayson, Mikey, Yasmin, and Jenna have been thick as thieves from childhood. Rightfully so—they make up the American minority in the {Read More}

Book Blast & Giveaway! Butterfly in Amber by Camilla Monk

Butterfly in Amber by Camilla Monk Series: Spotless #4 Publication date: May 12th 2017 Category: Adult Genre: Mystery, Romance *Purchase links support this blog He’s waiting for you… Under a blanket of snow, surrounded by dark woods and a frozen sea, lies an ogre’s castle. There lives a little princess, trapped in the maze of her own mind. On a battlefield where the past meets the present stand a fairy godmother and a pirate, an old ice cream man and {Read More}

Excerpt & Giveaway! Unnatural Deeds by Cyn Balog

Unnatural Deeds by Cyn Balog Publication: November 1st 2016 by Sourcebooks Fire Category: YA Genre: Mystery, Thriller *Purchase links support this blog Secrets. Obsession. Murder. Victoria is about to discover just how dangerous it can be to lose yourself. Victoria Zell doesn’t fit in, but she’s okay with that. All she needs is the company of her equally oddball boyfriend, Andrew. She doesn’t care what anyone else thinks…until magnetic, charming, mysterious Z comes into her life, and she starts lying {Read More}

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! Surfacing by Kristin Halbrook

Surfacing by Kristin Halbrook Publication date: December 10th 2014 Category: New Adult Genre: Mystery *Purchase links support this blog Katie Sawyer has spent the past three and a half years cultivating the perfect UCLA experience. She has the perfect boyfriend: a football star. She has the perfect social life: she’s President of Delta Gamma. But her perfect best friend, Chelsea, just drowned. Worse, the body tumbled out of the closet in Professor Griffin’s chem lab. Katie’s fairy-tale façade hides a {Read More}

Carina Press Mystery Week Book Blast & Giveaway!

Code Runner by Rosie Claverton Publication date: September 29th 2014 by Carina Press Category: Adult Genre: Mystery, Thriller *Purchase links support this blog Book Two of The Amy Lane Mysteries Ex-con Jason Carr has faced down the toughest thugs in Cardiff, but being assistant to a brilliant, eccentric hacker who hasn’t been outdoors in ten years has its own challenges. Still, he and Amy Lane can solve cases even the cops can’t crack. And when a corpse washes up on {Read More}

Book Blast & Giveaway! Not Quite Dead by Lyla Payne

Not Quite Dead by Lyla Payne (A Lowcountry Ghost Story) Publication date: April 1st 2014 Category: New Adult Genre: Paranormal, Mystery *Purchase links support this blog A broken engagement sends Graciela Harper crawling back to Heron Creek with her tail between her legs, but finds the sleepy little town too changed to set her life right. Not even her budding drinking problem can obscure her Gramps’s failing health, or erase the mental picture of her first love happily married to {Read More}

Interview & Giveaway! Get Katja by Simon Logan

Get Katja by Simon Logan Publication date: March 18th 2014 by ChiZine Publications Category: Adult Genre: Industrial Crime Thriller *Purchase links support this blog Katja from Simon Logan’s award-winning Katja From the Punk Band is back! Free and on the mainland, she emerges from hiding, only to find herself hunted by debt collectors, mad surgeons, and a corrupt detective, all of whom will stop at nothing to claim her for their own. And behind this scramble lies the twisted mind {Read More}

Trailer Blast! Dead Girls Don’t Lie by Jennifer Shaw Wolf

Dead Girls Don’t Lie by Jennifer Shaw Wolf Publication date: September 17th 2013 Category: YA Genre: Mystery *Purchase links support this blog Rachel died at two a.m . . . Three hours after Skyler kissed me for the first time. Forty-five minutes after she sent me her last text. Jaycee and Rachel were best friends. But that was before. . .before that terrible night at the old house. Before Rachel shut Jaycee out. Before Jaycee chose Skyler over Rachel. Then {Read More}

Indie Summer Tour & Giveaways! The Atomic Circus by K.C. Finn

The Atomic Circus by K.C. Finn Series: Caecilius Rex # 1 Publication date: March 9th 2013 Category: YA Genre: Science Fiction, Mystery *Purchase links support this blog A story is never a good story unless it starts with a murder. The more unusual the murder, the better the story, generally speaking. Meet Caecilius (KAI-KILL-EE-USS) Rex, a young detective in the not-too-distant future, a smog-filled post apocalyptic world riddled with crime and conspiracy. When a new case quite literally falls at {Read More}

Waiting on Wednesday #21

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.  My pick for this week:   Nearly Gone by Elle Cosimano Expected publication: March 25th 2014 by Kathy Dawson Books Category: YA Genre: Mystery/Thriller *Available for pre-order *Purchase links support this blog Bones meets Fringe in a big, dark, scary, brilliantly-plotted urban thriller that will leave you guessing until the very end. Nearly Boswell knows how {Read More}

Review: Extra Credit Epidemic by Nina Post

Extra Credit Epidemic by Nina Post Publication date: July 1st 2013 by Curiosity Quills Press Genre: Contemporary, Mystery/Adventure Category: YA Source: NetGalley eARC My Rating: *Purchase links support this blog Taffy Snackerge is a high school senior who likes doing things her way. Gifted in science, she’d rather analyze infectious diseases and pick up a girl for the occasional fling than deal with her boring schoolwork or the high school social scene. When she notices a surprising number of cases {Read More}

{Review} Read Me Dead

Read Me Dead by Emerald Barnes Publisher: Emerald Barnes Publication date: April 25, 2012 Genre: YA, Thriller My rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars Alexia Wheaton’s problems go beyond picking a dress and a date for homecoming. For seven years, Alex has lived with a painful memory – her parents’ horrific murder. As the sole witness, she has kept quiet to protect herself, but when the local newspaper reveals her secret, Alex is plagued with fear that her parents’ murderer {Read More}

The Look of Love: A Piper Donovan Mystery

The Look of Love: A Piper Donovan Mystery by Mary Jane Clark Series: Wedding Cake Mystery #2 Publisher: William Morrow Publication date: January 17, 2012 Genre: Cozy Mystery My rating: 4 out of 5 stars! Piper Donovan accepts when the owner of Elysium, an exclusive spa and plastic surgery center, offers her an all-expenses-paid trip to Los Angeles to create a dazzling and unique wedding cake. The job also gives Piper the time and distance she needs to sort out {Read More}