Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Only a breath apart review

Hello Book Lovers, I have a brand new book for you today, it's Katie McGarry "Only A Breath apart" which was just released on Jan 22nd. I received this book as an ARC from TorTeen on Netgalley, thank you so much TorTeen. As of now, this is a Stand Alone book. I also bought my own copies of this book from Amazon and Audible. So lets get to the great stuff which is the summary and my final thoughts for this book.

This book is about Jesse Lachlin and Scarlett Copeland. Scarlett Comes from a well to do family, while Jesse comes from a poor family who lost everything as the years went by. Neither one of them knows the truth about each other and also neither one of them knows that they have a similar history. They became friends as kids but now as adults, they have to relearned what that friendship stood for. If you wish to know more about Jesse and Scarlett’s secrets, life go buy this book and show love to these two characters. So lets go to my final beautiful thoughts about this book.

I love Scarlett for being so strong and determine. Katie gave us all another amazing female character who is an inspiration to all the young teens who are facing this type of scary life. Scarlett knows that what current home situation is right now, is not what she wants in her life forever. She knows she wants something different and she is fighting to gain a new life each day. She fights for this new life even when its not that safe for her. She is blamed for things that are not her fault. But still, she doesn’t let these lies stop her from seeking a better world.

Jessie Lachlin family has long since lived on his current land. As the years went by the Lachlin family lost land after Jessie Great grandpa lied and scheme to gain all the original land. When Jesse was younger, he and his mom moved away from the land for a while.But when his mother ends up living a problematic life she sends Jessie back to his grandma. So he lives with his grandma until life once again sends the Lachlin family deep problems, but maybe Scarlett actions will set Jessie and the Lachlin land right again.

I rate this book five stars because Katie just gives us great forbidden romance with a lot of slow burn. I love how Katie also provides you with characters that are very real, very deep and make you feel like you are visiting family you haven't seen in a while. She has an amazing voice for speaking out against violence in all forms especially in her books. She really makes you feel the actions of these characters along with the problems they face. Like I have said before in another review, I love the rep for mental health and abuse that Katie gives all of her characters. Katie, in my opinion, writes amazing females and males because they seem so incredibly real and lifelike. I love her work and will automatically buy her books.  I am seriously not sure if I should say this is my favorite Katie book because all of her books have been amazing in my opinion. Katie's books really give me utter giddiness to read them. Like she is one of the few authors, I know who work I am excited to grab as soon as possible. I can't wait for her next book


I can’t wait for any of Katie's next books and thank you to Torteen for sending me the Arc. I also bought the book from Amazon along with the Audio. I really think you all should check out this book especially my fellow YA romance lovers. This book is amazing and everyone should own it. As always I will have all of the author and my information listed down below. Thank you all for reading my latest review. I really hope you enjoyed it and will return soon.

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Meli


Only a Breath Apart :



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Katie McGarry was a teenager during the age of grunge and boy bands and remembers those years as the best and worst of her life. She is a lover of music, happy endings, reality television, and is a secret University of Kentucky basketball fan. 
Katie is the author of full length YA novels, PUSHING THE LIMITS, DARE YOU TO, CRASH INTO YOU, TAKE ME ON,  BREAKING THE RULES, and NOWHERE BUT HERE and the e-novellas, CROSSING THE LINE and RED AT NIGHT. Her debut YA novel, PUSHING THE LIMITS was a 2012 Goodreads Choice Finalist for YA Fiction, a RT Magazine's 2012 Reviewer's Choice Awards Nominee for Young Adult Contemporary Novel, a double Rita Finalist, and a 2013 YALSA Top Ten Teen Pick. DARE YOU TO was also a Goodreads Choice Finalist for YA Fiction and won RT Magazine’s Reviewer’s Choice Best Book Award for Young Adult Contemporary fiction in 2013.
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Book News Unraveling the Truth about Love Addison Cole

Hello to my fellow Book lovers, I have some great book news today. I am sharing brand new romance novel title "Unraveling the Truth about love" By Addison Cole is now available for purchase. This is a sweet romance series, just in time for Valentines romance book lovers. I am so excited to share this sweet romance with you—check it out and be sure to grab your copy today! 





Title: UNRAVELING THE TRUTH ABOUT LOVE
Author: Addison Cole 
Genre: Sweet Romance 

About UNRAVELING THE TRUTH ABOUT LOVE: 
Discover the magic of the Bradens, and fall in love with Addison Cole's rich and romantic storytelling.

In Unraveling the Truth About Love…
Small-town overachiever Riley Banks has finally scored her big break--working in Manhattan as a fashion design assistant for her childhood crush, Josh Braden. She enters her new job hoping to make a name for herself and--just maybe--explore the romance that slipped through her fingers way back when.

Josh Braden has models at his beck and call, a staff that never says never, and an elegant clothing line for the holiday season. When he hires Riley Banks, he expects her to learn the business from the ground up. But the girl next door turns out to be much more than he remembered.

When Josh and Riley's friendship heats up, every steamy kiss, and every passionate caress stirs a love they cannot deny. But when Riley designs a wedding gown that would cause even the most jaded fashion editors to swoon, Riley's mentor accuses her of stealing the design.

Facing indisputable proof and the mistrust of her lover, Riley is not sure she can take the heat of life in the fast lane of the fashion industry--and Josh is forced to choose between the woman he loves and the career he adores.


Excerpt: "Riley Banks hurried down Thirty-Seventh Street in her red Catherine Malandrino dress and Giuseppe Zanotti leopard-print, calf-hair pumps. It was the week after Thanksgiving, and Manhattan was buzzing with the feverish zeal of the holidays.  Riley slowed her pace to catch her breath. Tomorrow I’ll find the courage to take the subway. Maybe. She tugged her coat tighter across her chest to ward off the chilly air and silently hoped that nobody would figure out that she’d purchased her outfit on Outnet.com, an online designer outlet store. She felt like such a hypocrite, heading to her first day at her new job as one of world-renowned designer Josh Braden’s assistants wearing discounted clothing. The thought turned her stomach—but not as much as showing up in her hometown jeans and cowgirl boots would have. She was a long way from Weston, Colorado, and she’d spent the last few weeks gathering discount designer clothes and practicing omitting “y’all” from her vocabulary.
She stood before the thick glass door of Josh Braden Designs and took a deep breath. The sign above the door read, JBD. This is it. She closed her eyes for a split second to repeat the mantra she’d been playing in her mind like a broken record for weeks: I’m educated, knowledgeable, and eager. I can do this.
A warm hand on her lower back pulled her from her thoughts.
“Have any trouble finding us?” Josh Braden stood beside her with a friendly smile and perfectly shorn, thick dark hair. His black Armani suit fit his lean, muscular frame perfectly. A few years earlier, he’d been named one of America’s Most Eligible Bachelors. Back then she hadn’t given the magazine cover a second thought. He was in New York, and she was back in Colorado, so far removed from him that she’d still thought of him as Josh Braden, the boy she’d had a crush on for too many years to count. Now, standing on the streets of New York City beside the man whose name rivaled Vera Wang, she felt the air sucked from her lungs.
His deep voice sent a shiver right through her. Not only had she had the good fortune to be reconnected with Josh when he was back home visiting his family, but during his visit, the two of them had also spent a few days getting reacquainted. Riley hadn’t been sure if it was her crush going haywire or if there was something more real blossoming between them, but those few days had each felt a little more intimate than the last. And while their lips never touched and their bodies remained apart, she’d felt like they were always one breath away from falling into each other’s arms."

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Unraveling the Truth About Love is a Sweet with Heat novel and conveys all of the passion you'd expect to find between two people in love without any graphic scenes or harsh language. If you're looking for a more explicit romance, pick up the steamy edition, Friendship on Fire, written by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster. Addison Cole is Melissa's sweet-romance pen name.

Get Your Copy Today:
A Love So Sweet
Our Sweet Destiny
Unraveling The Truth About Love
The Art of Loving Lacy (on pre-order for May 8th)

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DOWNLOAD the first book in Addison's Sweet with Heat: Seaside Summers series free: READ, WRITE, LOVE AT SEASIDE here on Amazon.

Addison Cole is the sweet alter ego of New York Times and USA Today bestselling and award-winning author Melissa Foster. She writes humorous and emotional sweet contemporary romance. Her books do not include explicit sex scenes or harsh language. Addison spends her summers on Cape Cod, where she dreams up wonderful love stories in her house overlooking Cape Cod Bay.

Addison is proud to be part of the Main Street Romance family, a partnership with bestselling authors Nancy Naigle, RaeAnne Thayne, and Chris Keniston, bringing sweet happy-ever-after love stories to the Main Street Romance community. Join them at www.MainStreetRomance.com ~ open 24/7 just for you.

Addison enjoys discussing her books with book clubs and reader groups and welcomes an invitation to your event.
  

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Dare You to Review

Hello, fellow book lovers and welcome back to my brand new blog. Today's blog is about Katie McGarry Dare you to, which I bought myself. This is the second book in the "Pushing the Limits" series. I don't know how I started book two before book one but I am happy I did. I also actually don’t know why I wait so long to pick up this book but let's go straight to the best parts of this blog.

This book is about Ryan and Elizabeth. Elizabeth is the bad girl from the wrong side of town while Ryan is the great school jock. Elizabeth has grown up with the worst set of Parents, her mom was a drug addict and her dad abuse her. Now Elizabeth is returning to her, Uncle Scott Risk, after a serious of misfortunate events. Thes events have cause Elizabeth to lose all trust in people. While Ryan is the local Jock who happens to see Beth one night at a taco joint and later meets her through her Uncle Scott. He doesn’t know anything about Beth, except that she is a Dare he wants to win.  Eventually, things happen that cause these two to fall for each other but will love,  be enough to save them both from going back to the past. You can only find out by reading the books yourself. Now its time for the best part, which is my wonderful thoughts about this book.

This book was five stars for me because I felt so connected to the characters. I could relate to living a life very similar to Beth and the things she went through. But I also could understand things that she went through that I never have ever experience such as Physical Abuse. Beth was always in survivor mode so when she had to change this because her life was Changing, she did not know how too. Beth has some Panic attacks throughout the book that were so realistic. Katie did an amazing job of describing these panic attacks and describing the feelings of this character. I love how Katie made you understand this character choices where because of Survival mode and Not actual choice. Beth is one of my favorite females now and I don’t know how Katie will top her but I can’t wait to see it. 

Now onto Ryan Stone the typical perfect High-school jock. I also related to the things Ryan was dealing with which is unusual for me with books. But I could understand the things this very male character had to deal with as far as his family went. Which was a lot of real things that teenagers deal with now? I am so happy to see that Katie still made this male character very real especially in the emotional department. She did not stereotype him to the typical boy we all see in a lot of ya books. She gave Ryan real emotions, especially where Beth was Concern. Katie was able to show us that teens are very capable of Real love. 


I could go on for days and I probably will about how amazing this book was and How it's my first Katie McGarry Book ever. After reading this book and seeing Katie really rep mental health, physical Abuse and real honest love to its core. I will automatically always buy a Katie book from now on. This is my first book of 2019 that has hit my top ten and I am not upset by this in the least. I can't wait for more Katie books and I urge you all to seek out Katie's book. I hope you enjoy this review please, feel free to follow me, the author and check out the links to this down below. 

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Newest Katie Book: 
ONLY A BREATH APART:
Jesse dreams of working the land that’s been in his family forever. But he’s cursed to lose everything he loves most.
Scarlett is desperate to escape her “charmed” life. But leaving a small town is easier said than done.
Despite their history of heartbreak, when Jesse sees a way they can work together to each get what they want, Scarlett can’t say no. Each midnight meeting between Jesse and Scarlett will push them to confront their secrets and their feelings for each other.
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Katie McGarry was a teenager during the age of grunge and boy bands and remembers those years as the best and worst of her life. She is a lover of music, happy endings, reality television, and is a secret University of Kentucky basketball fan. 
Katie is the author of full-length YA novels, PUSHING THE LIMITS, DARE YOU TO, CRASH INTO YOU, TAKE ME ON,  BREAKING THE RULES, and NOWHERE BUT HERE and the e-novellas, CROSSING THE LINE and RED AT NIGHT. Her debut YA novel, PUSHING THE LIMITS was a 2012 Goodreads Choice Finalist for YA Fiction, an RT Magazine's 2012 Reviewer's Choice Awards Nominee for Young Adult Contemporary Novel, a double Rita Finalist, and a 2013 YALSA Top Ten Teen Pick. DARE YOU TO was also a Goodreads Choice Finalist for YA Fiction and won RT Magazine’s Reviewer’s Choice Best Book Award for Young Adult Contemporary fiction in 2013.
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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Only a breath Apart Excerpt reveal From Katie Mcgarry

Hello fellow book lovers, I am here today to share an Excerpt Post on "Only a breath Apart". I own no images in this post, I am simply sharing via permission of the InkSlinger PR team. The book"Only a breath apart" is Katie McGarry brand new book coming out January 22nd and will be available to buy everywhere. I for one know I can't wait to own a copy. I hope you enjoy this excerpt news that I offer today. 

"SCARLETT
 I’m defying my parents by attending a funeral. Reckless and adventurous teenage behavior, I know. Most seventeen-year-olds lie to their parents so they can go on a date with a forbidden boy or attend a party where there will be questionable behavior. Me? I’m outright lying to my dad, and it’s because Jesse Lachlin’s grandmother died. 
The entire way here I’ve questioned my sanity, but I don’t know how I’d live with myself if I stayed home. Jesse Lachlin used to be my childhood best friend. We were inseparable. We had the type of friendship people strive to have, and then, a few years ago, he cut me so deeply that I still bleed. But ten-year-old me would have never abandoned a hurting Jesse. So today I’m not only honoring the memory of Jesse’s grandmother, but also the memory of our dead friendship.
On my way to the funeral, the high grass of the field swats at my legs, but I don’t mind the sting. I love walking barefoot in grass, I love the smell of the earth and I love that brief feeling of freedom open spaces can provide. 
It’s the dog days of August. The type of hot that starts when the sun rises and makes you sweat through your clothes within minutes. While my skin and palms are on fire, the pads of my feet are cool against the dirt. The heat is unwelcome, but the sky is deep blue and the sun is bright, and for that, I can be grateful.
Walking out of the field, I stop short of crossing the one-lane road to slip on the flats that dangle from my fingertips. My mother would be mortified if she knew I was entering a church in a cotton daisy-print sundress. It’s not one of the dresses with stiff fabric and impossible back zippers she would have picked for me at an overpriced department store. It’s the type that’s machine-washable and breathable. The type of dress Jesse’s grandmother would have given her stamp of approval. 
I can practically hear my mother heavily sigh and mumble my name, Scarlett, as if it were her personal, private curse word. Mom believes there’s a certain way to dress and behave, and I’m breaking all sorts of her rules today. Watch out, world. I’m officially rebellious. 
I smile to myself because I’m the opposite of rebellious. For the last few years, I’ve followed every rule. I’m the teacher’s pet and the girl with straight A’s. I’m the poster child of perfection, and have earned every snarky ice princess comment Jesse’s friends whisper about me in the school hallways because he and I no longer speak. 
There are only six cars in the parking lot of the white church, and that makes me frown. I thought more people would have wanted to attend. Jesse’s mud-covered pickup is there, and so is an unnaturally clean black Mercedes that belongs to his uncle. This ought to be interesting. Jesse and his uncle have a mutual hate for each other that runs deeper than any root of any tree. 
Movement to my right and I slowly turn my head. Shivers run down my spine at the sight of Glory Gardner. Even though I’m seventeen and too old for ghost stories, I still can’t shake the ones regarding this woman. Girls would whisper over lunch boxes that Glory was a witch. As I grew older, I understood that witch meant con artist. She claims she can read palms, tarot cards and “sees” spirits from beyond the dead. All for a glorious fee. 
She’s a beautiful woman—long dirty blond hair that’s untamed, even in a bun, and she has an eclectic taste in clothing. Today she wears a white peasant shirt and a flowing skirt made of material that shimmers in the sun. 
Glory watches me like I watch her, with morbid curiosity. I knew her as a child, back when Jesse and I ran wild in the fields near her home, but we haven’t talked in years. 
She stands under the shade of a towering weeping willow. There are lots of those trees around here. Mom says it’s because there is too much water in the ground. I say it’s because the people in this town have cried too many tears. Mom doesn’t like my answer. 
I tilt my head toward the church, an unspoken question if Glory will be joining me. She shakes her head no. I’m not shocked. According to rumors, Glory will go up in flames if she enters the house of God. But who knows? Maybe I will, too. 
The church is one of those picturesque, historical, one-room school buildings squeezed between a cornfield on one side and a hay field on the other. A huge steeple with a bell attempts to reach the heavens, but like anything created by a human, it falls tragically short. 
The foreboding wooden door makes no noise as I open it, and I’m able to slip in without a huge, squeaking announcement. Orange light filters in through the dark stained glass windows, and its struggling beams reveal millions of dancing particles of dust. 
On the altar, there’s no casket, but there is an urn. My heart dips—Suzanne is dead. I used to wish she were my grandmother, and many times, she treated me as if I belonged to her. Suzanne was the epitome of love, and the world feels colder now that she’s gone. 
Choosing a spot in the back, I drop into a pew, and as I scan the church my stomach churns. How is it possible that this place is so barren? 
Besides the Funeral Brigade, or the FB, as I like to refer to them, there aren’t many people here. The FB are the older group of woman who attend every funeral in our small town even if they didn’t know the person. Attending funerals isn’t my idea of fun, but who am I to judge? 
The FB sit directly behind the one person the town believes to be the lone sane member of the Lachlin family, probably because he isn’t blood related—Jesse’s uncle. 
On the left side of the church is Jesse. Only Jesse. And that causes a painful pang in my chest. Where are his stinking friends? The anarchists in training who follow Jesse wherever he goes? Where is the rest of the town? Yes, Suzanne was polarizing, but still, where is any respect? 
Quietly, so I don’t draw attention to myself, I slip from the right set of pews to the left. Someone should be on Jesse’s side, and it’s sad it has to be me. 
A door at the front of the church opens, and the pastor walks out from the addition the church build on as a small office ten years ago. I would have thought any pastor assigned to this place would be as ancient as this church. Sort of like an Indiana Jones Knights Templar scenario where he lives forever as long as he stays inside. But no, he’s the youngest pastor from the main, newer church in town. His name is Pastor Hughes, and he’s a thirty-something black man with a fit build who is just cute enough that he should be starring in a movie. 
The pastor looks up, and he flinches as if startled. I peek over my shoulder then sigh. Clearly, he’s surprised to see me. Flipping fantastic. 
His reaction, and the fact he won’t stop staring, causes every person to turn their heads. Lovely. I’ve had dreams like this where I enter a room and become the center of attention. Only in my dreams it’s at school, it’s my classmates and I’m naked, but still, this is disconcerting. 
Eventually, the FB and Jesse’s uncle return their attention to the front, but Jesse doesn’t. He rests his arm on the back of the pew, and it’s hard to ignore that he’s made me his sole focus, but I do my best to act as if I don’t notice. 
To help, I concentrate on what my mom taught me as a child—to make sure the skirt of my dress is tucked appropriately so that my thighs don’t show. I then fold my hands in my lap and straighten to a book-on-head posture. I can be the ice princess people claim me to be. 
Five pews separate me and Jesse, and it’s not nearly enough. My cheeks burn under his continued inspection. Jesse has done this a handful of times since our freshman year. Glance at me as if I’m someone worth looking at, someone worth laughing with a little too loud and smiling with a little too much. Then he remembers who I am and snaps his gaze to someone else. 
But he’s not looking away now. "

Now wasn't that a great teaser for this amazing book. I cant wait for the book even more now. I hope you will be running out to purchase this book on January 22. All of the links to buy the book are listed below along with Katie information. 

Tea, love, books
Meli

About ONLY A BREATH APART:
Jesse dreams of working the land that’s been in his family forever. But he’s cursed to lose everything he loves most.
Scarlett is desperate to escape her “charmed” life. But leaving a small town is easier said than done.
Despite their history of heartbreak, when Jesse sees a way they can work together to each get what they want, Scarlett can’t say no.Each midnight meeting between Jesse and Scarlett will push them to confront their secrets and their feelings for each other.
Google Play: http://bit.ly/2M6S24K
Barnes & Noble: http://bit.ly/2tnkyXZ



Katie McGarry Bio:

Katie McGarry was a teenager during the age of grunge and boy bands and remembers those years as the best and worst of her life. She is a lover of music, happy endings, reality television, and is a secret University of Kentucky basketball fan. 
Katie is the author of full length YA novels, PUSHING THE LIMITS, DARE YOU TO, CRASH INTO YOU, TAKE ME ON,  BREAKING THE RULES, and NOWHERE BUT HERE and the e-novellas, CROSSING THE LINE and RED AT NIGHT. Her debut YA novel, PUSHING THE LIMITS was a 2012 Goodreads Choice Finalist for YA Fiction, a RT Magazine's 2012 Reviewer's Choice Awards Nominee for Young Adult Contemporary Novel, a double Rita Finalist, and a 2013 YALSA Top Ten Teen Pick. DARE YOU TO was also a Goodreads Choice Finalist for YA Fiction and won RT Magazine’s Reviewer’s Choice Best Book Award for Young Adult Contemporary fiction in 2013.
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Amazon Review Name:
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