• Article: Simulation Giveaway From M Black - eBook for All + a Print + Swag

    Get entered to win a Print book and author swag. Plus all readers get an eBook from M Black! Comment Question: What about the blurb for Simulation intrigues you? Open to: Includes Tangible Items - USA Shipping Only, Digital Items - Open International...

  • Review: Yakimali's Gift

    What a beautiful story! “Yakimali's Gift” is so well written. It’s about the Marquina family. They make their journey in 1775 from Mexico to California. They deal with the Spaniards and Indians. During the trip there is hardships. Readers will get a bit...

  • Review: The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily

    "The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily" is a continuation of Dash and Lily's romance which began in the first book. However, while the first book had a lot of good feel moments, the first year of Dash & Lily's relationship hasn't been so sunny. Lily's grandfather,...

  • Review: The Bad Boy Bargain

    “The Bad Boy Bargain” is a fun read from page one. The two main characters are Kyle Sawyer and Faith Gladwell, both high-school seniors. They do not run in the same circles because Kyle is a baseball player, while Faith is dating a football player. At...

  • Review: Falling for the Girl Next Door

    “Falling for the Girl Next Door” is the fifth book in the Creative HeArts series and the second book in the Sloane and Tru Arc. In the first book arc, Sloane moved to Texas from the big NYC after an “incident” and while living there she fell for the bad...

  • Review: Flicker and Mist

    The idea of people who could become invisible was a very neat concept. I was drawn in by the story but soon found out that it was not really for me. The descriptions of their world and the animals that lived there were not enough to paint a vivid picture....

  • Article: First in a Young Adult Series - Melting Pot

    New Year and New Beginnings Here we are at the start of another new year. Personally, I’m glad to see 2016 in the rearview mirror. Woooo... 2016 was a tough one on soooooo many levels, but now is the time for a fresh start. Time to reflect on last...

  • Article: Cover Wars: Crystallum VS Midnight Hour + Win Both Books!

    Cover Wars continues with Crystallum VS Midnight Hour. Vote for the cover you like the best! When you vote you also get entered to win Kindle copies of both books . We will have one winner who gets them both! The winning cover for this Cover Wars event...

  • Review: Midnight Hour A Shadow Falls Novel

    This can't be the end!!! I’m so sad that this is the conclusion!!! “Midnight Hour” is the book I've been waiting for!!! It’s in Miranda's POV and wow just wow!!! Words cannot express how I feel! I love that although Miranda is a witch she is not perfect...

  • Review: The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland

    “The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland” for me was a mess. It was manic to the extreme and I just couldn't get into it. I felt very confused and didn't connect with any of the characters. The story felt very bipolar and it just didn't work out for me.

  • Review: The Da Vinci Code - The Young Adult Adaptation

    I decided to read part of this book alongside its adult counterpart. And what I found was the adult version reads as a book two to “Angels and Demons”, The YA version reads as a book one. Other differences were we get a letter to the reader in the YA...

  • Review: Girls Like Me

    This book is in the format of text messages and verse!!! So the first thing I noticed when I opened this book was that it was written in verse, then it changes to text messaging down the line. There are a lot of broken lines and it just made the book...

  • Review: Girl on a Plane

    “Girl on a Plane” starts out like any other. A girl is getting ready to go back to school. She is flying out the next morning. She is part of a family that moves around a lot due to her dad being in the military. The author did an amazing job letting...

  • Review: Drop Dead Demons The Divinicus Nex Chronicles, #2

    Once again I cannot sing the praises enough of these two mother, daughter writing duo. Book two of The Divinicus Nex Chronicles has my all time fave main characters, has Aurora and the Hex Boys battling more demons.

  • Review: Forget Me Always Lovely Vicious, #2

    “Forget Me Always” is the second book in the Lovely Vicious series. It picks up a few weeks after the first book ends with Isis trying to recover her memories after the incident. Without giving too much away, I will say that I love this series and the...

  • Review: We Are Still Tornadoes

    “We Are Still Tornadoes” was great and positive surprise for me. When I started reading it I realized that it was written in epistolary form. This is not my favorite type of writing, but since I really liked the first few pages I decided to keep on reading....

  • Review: All Her Secrets

    “All Her Secrets” is about Victoria, the daughter of a famous genius inventor, who was almost murdered four years ago, but then recently gets kidnapped. I love a good thriller and this was an okay one. The main thing that bothered me was that I didn’t...

  • Review: Hellbound The Lost Souls Trilogy, #2

    It’s hard to come up with the right words to review “Hellbound”. It was even better than book one in The Lost Souls Trilogy. The characters come alive in this book and I was just caught up flipping the pages. This book just has so much going on and I...

  • Review: Bounce

    Guess what, it’s Endy Again! I have been on a roll with reading lately and “Bounce” was really good. What would it be like to get a new family each day? Would that family be better than the last? Would it be better than the one you were born with or ended...

  • Review: The Swap

    Endy here with another review! I haven't been reading many middle grade books this year as I’m outgrowing them. But this one worked out really well for me. My mom told me about some older movies called Freaky Friday and well I really love the story about...

  • Review: In Ruins Something More, #1

    Look forward to having your heart being all gushy to just have it squashed like a bug to just have it inflated again to the point of exploding. “In Ruins” is a great emotional read with a very complex story. Readers get a new adult story here with young...

  • Review: Conjuror Orion Chronicles, #1

    Remy is descended from a long line of conjurors who have used their special supernatural abilities to alter reality. The 17-year-old’s family has paid a high price for this awesome gift. Both his mother and aunt have been killed by those who oppose the...

  • Review: Disruption Book #1

    Jessica Shirvington has just jumped up to being one of my favorite young adult authors. This book ends with you wanting more of the story. Yes I NEED to know what happens next. There is a semi-cliffhanger going on here. I don't normally like cliffhangers...

  • Review: Spindle

    Something that should perhaps be made clear: this book is set somewhere in time where there are cotton mills, orphan trains, and when "No Irish Need Apply" is in full effect. I walked into this story thinking that it'd be full of hardship the way a fairytale...

  • Review: The Boyfriend Bet Boyfriend Chronicles, #2

    I enjoyed "The Boyfriend Bet". It was a fast, fun, mostly sweet read. Zoe and Grant were really cute together, and I appreciated Zoe and her unwillingness to take anything lying down. Chris Cannon did a good job of writing Grant's back and forth and conflict...

  • Review: Forward My Story Young Readers' Edition

    I found this story interesting, inspiring and one that I would probably say is geared towards high school/upper middle school students. While Ms. Wambach does take you through her professional and personal life, the way she did is was to make herself...

  • Interview: Night Owl Reviews Interviews K.H. Mezek

    Hi K. H.! Thanks for stopping over to share your book "Book of Angels". What's your book about? Sera is saved from death by the Night Angels, while her brother Salem is saved by her enemy Fabian Gore. Both become immortal denizens, fighting on opposite...

  • Review: The Amateurs The Amateurs Book 1

    This is my first ever read by Sara Shepard and I am very impressed. The notoriety of her Pretty Little Liars series (which is also a TV show) knows no bounds. I really didn't think I would like this book that much. The description was intriguing enough...

  • Article: Hope's Prelude by L.G. O'Connor - Free Read

    While dealing with visions of her death, Dr. Sandra Wilson races against the clock to develop a genetic vaccine that will, in the future, save the life of the one who will lead the final battle between angels and demons. Enter the world of the Angelorum...

  • Review: The Lost Deposition of Glynnis Smith McLean, Second-Class Survivor of the RMS Titanic A Historical Novel

    “The Lost Deposition of Glynnis Smith McLean” by Scott Stevens is an historical novel based on fact. Glynnis was a survivor of the RMS Titanic disaster. She and her new husband were sailing from Ireland to America to start their new life. She made it...

  • Review: Grace and Dignity The Ark of the Sacred Scrolls, #1

    This is a solid story and I enjoyed it. I read the acknowledgments and it says it's based on the idea of a board game. There are plays on words, and the "puzzles" are cute. There is even a section in the back listing the characters and the glossary. I'd...

  • Article: Kate Avery Ellison on Why She Writes YA

    I’ve had a crush on YA fiction for decades. Young adult fiction is bold. Raw. Real. YA is like your trendy cousin who has a daith piercing and a neon blue streak in her hair. The genre is studded with books willing to push the stylistic envelope:...

  • Review: Moon Chosen Tales of a New World

    “Moon Chosen” is the first book in a new series by P.C. Cast. The premise is very intriguing. Mari is an Earth Walker like her mother who gains healing abilities from the moon. Mari's mother is very important to the clan because she has to heal the men...

  • Review: The Rains

    “The Rains” is a very fast paced and creepy read! This really reminded me of “Invasion of the body snatchers”. “The Rains” is for the science fiction reader! Told through a journal via Chance Rains you do find out what happened with the invasion which...

  • Review: Chasing Truth

    “Chasing Truth” is one of those stories that you just can’t put down. It has amazing three dimensional characters and an amazing plot. I was hooked from the first chapter and I wanted to know more. The story progressed with a steady pace as the author...

  • Review: The Magic Words Writing Great Books for Children and Young Adults

    The Magic Words, by Cheryl Klein, is a fabulous resource for those writing for children and those wishing to write for children or young adults. The introduction tells exactly how to use the book successfully and I believe that is key. Thanks so much...

  • Review: The Delphi Effect The Delphi Trilogy, #1

    This was an X Files government scifi-thriller with spirits! I really loved Anna in this story. Her ability to talk to the dead was really amazing. I love how all the powers flow in this story. It worked out so well. It was never boring or slow at all....

  • Article: Natalie D. Richards on The Ideal Way to Spend a Fall Weekend

    If I asked them, most readers would probably guess that my favorite fall weekend activity involves touring haunted houses or camping in dark, creepy forests where shadows stretch long and ghosts seem to lurk behind every turn. You might guess that too. ...

  • Article: Bolder and Older: Sharon Ledwith (Young Adult)

    I've known Sharon Ledwith via social media and email for several years. Given her energy and talent, I was surprised to discover she was fifty when she first published. Though we write in different genres, mine a bit spicy and hers Young Adult, I still...

  • Review: Ghostly Echoes A Jackaby Novel, #3

    I have been a fan of the Jackaby series since it started and I am very sad to see that this third story just didn't work out for me. The wonderful Mr. Jackaby fell so flat for me that he really was only good for seeing the other world in this story. He...

  • Review: Olivia Decoded

    “Olivia Decoded” is the second book in the Olivia Twisted series. It takes place about eight months after where the second book ended where Olivia was left with her grandfather to live a normal life, but of course that normalcy doesn’t last very long....

  • Review: A Girl Called Dust Book One of the Dust Trilogy

    Without giving too much away, “A Girl Called Dust” is about Arden, a girl whose been experiencing weird things over the last couple of years, like waking up to deep scratches in her floor, her best friend telling her she’s not human, but doesn’t elaborate...

  • Review: The Fall of Butterflies

    OK, so I really don't know where to start on this novel. I don't normally read contemporary, but when I saw this I was instantly intrigued. So I gave it a go. I’m not so sure that was such a good idea…but every reader needs to step out of the box and...

  • Review: A Forest of Wolves The Uprising, #2

    As I was introduced to the new series, "The Uprising," I was intrigued by the depth of the novel's actual synopsis. Sadly my interest did not hold for long. I do not like to think of any novel as a bad read and yet this material was closely related to...

  • Review: The Hawkweed Prophecy

    “The Hawkweed Prophecy” is a fairly interesting book about two little girls switched at birth by magic. This book focuses on the ideals of nature vs nurture and for the most part it was enjoyable. It was interesting watching both girls grow up. I liked...

  • Review: The Replacement Crush

    “The Replacement Crush” starts slow and it focused so much on Vivian and her replacement crush list that after first 50 pages I was wondering should I put a story side for a while, or give it another chance. I decide to do the second and I was not sorry....

  • Review: Into Aether The Trinity Key Trilogy, #1

    "Into Aether" pulled me in from the first chapter. I really enjoyed following Theodora (Theo) on her fantasy adventure. She's grown up in Colorado and has recently lost her father. Then her mother goes missing while off on a trip. We soon find out that...

  • Review: The Form of Things Unknown

    I finished “The Form of Things Unknown” the other day and I am still not sure what to say about this book. I don't do many books about mental illness and well this one I really liked. The setting, story, characters, etc. were all well done and just set...

  • Review: Paper or Plastic

    Alexis Dubois did something stupid, something completely and utterly stupid. So in order to pay the price for her behavior she is forced to work in the local SmartMart. At first she hates it, but soon she realizes that working in SmartMart has its perks....

  • Article: YA Retellings From Entangled TEEN + Giveaway

    Hi Readers. Entangled Teen authors are stopping over today to share their books and do a fabulous giveaway. Don't miss the contest. It's near the bottom of the post. Recently, we asked several Entangled TEEN authors of YA Retellings the following question,...

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Olivia's Escape by Cindy A. Matthews, Adrian J. Matthews

Seventeen-year-old Olivia Brown is abducted on her way home from a night out and wakes up to find herself imprisoned by a vampiric race in a dark city bathed in eternal night. Hernando, a handsome half-human slave, reveals what is intended for her - they want her blood for the upcoming festival. Together they escape, and find friends and allies in unexpected places.

Joining a resistance cell, they help plot a revolution and fall in love. Their group plans to take control of the Portal, a teleportation device that links Earth to the world of BloodDark. Getting into the City of Night is a challenge. A narrow window of opportunity opens - but what awaits them in the caverns located deep beneath the city?

Will Olivia and Hernando survive the battle? If she returns to Earth, will Olivia ever see Hernando again?

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The Throne Of Glass Coloring Book

Enter the world of Throne of Glass: Experience the vivid imagery of Sarah J. Maas's expansive world in her breathtaking New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass saga.