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Excerpt: One and Done by Melynda Price

Posted December 12, 2017 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Excerpts / / 0 Comments
Excerpt: One and Done by Melynda Price

Happy release day to One and Done by Melynda Price! We have an excerpt and a giveaway to get you excited about this new holiday getaway romance! About the book Excerpt “Balen, are you homeless?” His brow arched. Autumn wasn’t sure why he looked so surprised she asked. It wasn’t a very far leap. The writing was on the wall—his friend making that crack about him being a jobless beach bum, him volunteering to spend the week with her…and now here he was, needing a place to say. She wasn’t an idiot. One plus one usually equaled two. Balen studied her until the tension in the room grew stifling. “Is my socioeconomic status an issue for you? You’ve got the spare room and I happen to be in need of one for the next week. I thought… Look, if staying with you is going to be a problem, I can leave.” […]

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Excerpt: Holiday Wishes by Jill Shalvis

Posted November 11, 2017 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Excerpts / / 0 Comments
Excerpt: Holiday Wishes by Jill Shalvis

The holidays are slowly starting to creep up on us. I know that I, for one, like to read a few holiday-themed books, especially right around Christmas. If you’re anything like me, you might be on the prowl for some new reads, and I’ve got one for you. Today, you can try a taster from Holiday Wishes by Jill Shalvis! First, here’s a bit more about the book. About the book Excerpt At the empathetic tone in Sean’s voice, Lotti’s heart and stomach and head all clenched in unison. “What do you mean you can’t give me what I want?” she asked. “All you have to do is walk away.” “Tried that already,” he said. “And it was the biggest mistake of my life.” He brought her hand up to his mouth and met her gaze over their entwined hands. He was looking at her like . . . well, she wasn’t sure what was […]

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Review & Excerpt: Nailed It by Cindi Madsen

Posted October 30, 2017 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours / / 0 Comments
Review & Excerpt: Nailed It by Cindi Madsen

The Faerie Queen’s review When I signed up for this tour, I didn’t realise at the time that this was a follow-up to 12 Steps to Mr. Right, one of the first books I reviewed on Love in a time of Feminism. If it had dawned on me then, I would have been even more eager to get started, as I knew while reading Savannah and Linc’s story that there was a little something something going on between Savannah’s brother and best friend. I remember hoping there would be a sequel featuring them, and voila. Cindi Madsen delivered. The chemistry was delicious in this. Home renovation lent itself to numerous innuendos, and Cindi took full advantage. There were plenty of sexy scenes, as well as just funny, banterous ones. (Is that a word?) And while Ivy was battling with her inner relationship demons, Jackson was so sure and stable and wonderful. He gave her […]

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Guest Post & Excerpt: Mara Gan, author of Joined, on her writing routine

Posted October 23, 2017 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Excerpts, Guest Posts / / 0 Comments
Guest Post & Excerpt: Mara Gan, author of Joined, on her writing routine

Hi everyone! We have a special guest post for you from Mara Gan, author of Joined! Today, Mara will be talking about her writing routine. You can also find out more about her book and enter a giveaway at the end! Mara Gan’s writing routine I have a full-time job apart from writing, so I tend to daydream a lot of my stories for a while before I get around to writing them down. But when I write, either for my job or for my life as an author, I make myself a cup of green tea, read a little bit of news on my laptop, and turn on Netflix. I often stray toward Friends or Star Trek: The Next Generation, because I know all the episodes so well that it doesn’t distract me into paying rapt attention, but I like having a little bit of conversation noise in the background. For whatever […]

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Playlist & Excerpt: Meeting His Match by Shannyn Schroeder

Posted October 12, 2017 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Excerpts, Guest Posts / / 1 Comment
Playlist & Excerpt: Meeting His Match by Shannyn Schroeder

It’s two for the price of one today! I’ve got a playlist AND an excerpt from Meeting His Match by Shannyn Schroeder! About the book Playlist For every book I write, I create a playlist before I sit down to compose a single word. I listen to the music all the time—in the house, in the car—because it’s my way of keeping the story moving in my head. I use it to connect with my characters – at least who I think they’ll be once I start writing. Here’s the playlist for Meeting His Match. Put Your Hands on Me – Joss Stone After You – Meg Myers Hero – Enrique Iglesias I Want to Be Loved – Etta James Woman – John Lennon I’ll Trust You – Josh Abbott Band Hands Down – Dashboard Confessional Collide – Howie Day The Story – Brandi Carlile The Shoop Shoop Song – Cher […]

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Review and Excerpt: The Duke by Katharine Ashe

Posted October 9, 2017 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Excerpts, Reviews / / 0 Comments
Review and Excerpt: The Duke by Katharine Ashe

The Faerie Queen’s review Talk about a slow burn. This book made me wait. I’ll admit that I am not the most patient with books, and I did find this really difficult in the middle, but I’m glad I stuck it out because the last 30% was worth it. I don’t really read historical romance, but it’s a very popular subgenre of romance, so I naturally have to try a book every now and then. I find that it can be a bit OTT with the language of the time, and the last one I tried reading for review basically took a bunch of Austen characters, gave them new names, and threw them into a different historical setting. Yes, there are commonalities that are acceptable across the genre, but there should also be originality. And I think that’s why I made it through The Duke when I haven’t been able to with other […]

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Excerpt: Mad Love by Shana Vanterpool

Posted September 26, 2017 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Excerpts / / 0 Comments
Excerpt: Mad Love by Shana Vanterpool

Hiya, and welcome back! Today, we’re giving you a little taste of Mad Love by Shana Vanterpool! I actually picked up the book earlier today through Kindle Unlimited because I’m a sucker for gruff guys (in books…because I’d give them a slap in real life). First, here’s a bit more about the book, and don’t forget to enter the giveaway at the end! About the book Excerpt Life had a way of expunging your expectations. But it also had a way of rebuilding them. I met a hero the day I walked into Klayton’s tattoo shop, broken and terrified. My heart was tattered, and my mental state was a plain of rubble in my skull. He wasn’t your typical hero. But atypical was exactly what I needed. I needed strength to combat my weaknesses. I needed love to fight my terror. And I needed someone to look at me like I was […]

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Excerpt: Holding On by Allie Everhart

Posted August 30, 2017 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Excerpts / / 0 Comments
Excerpt: Holding On by Allie Everhart

Happy Wednesday! Today, we’re bringing you a bit of Holding On by Allie Everhart! First, here’s the book info, and don’t forget to enter the giveaway at the end! About the book Excerpt Becca “Raincoat or umbrella?” Ethan asks. “I don’t get the question.” “When it rains, would you rather have a raincoat or an umbrella? Assuming you could only have one.” “Raincoat,” I say, not even needing to think about it. “I like the feel of rain on my face. But being in soaking wet clothes isn’t fun. And even with an umbrella, your clothes still end up getting wet. So raincoat. Definitely. Which would you pick? Raincoat or umbrella?” “Neither. I don’t mind if I get soaked in the rain, as long as I’m not wearing jeans. Wet jeans suck.” “Totally. So you’re saying if you were wearing jeans, you’d pick the raincoat.” “Correct. Okay, next question. Chocolate or fruity? […]

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Excerpt: Tempting Mr. Wrong by Kerri Carpenter

Posted August 28, 2017 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Excerpts / / 0 Comments
Excerpt: Tempting Mr. Wrong by Kerri Carpenter

It’s Romance Awareness Month, and we’d like to make you aware of a particular romance today. TEMPTING MR. WRONG by Kerri Carpenter is on sale for the occasion, and for those of you who like to try before you by, we’ve also got an excerpt. Here’s a bit more about the book! About the book Excerpt They walked back into the kitchen. Carly faced him. “What time is Mya coming home? Do I need to pick her up?” “Caitlin’s mom said she would drop her off.” He looked down at his watch. “In about two hours from now.” Carly put her hands in the pockets of her jeans and rolled back on her heels. “Wow, two whole hours, Mya-free. Just me and you.” She said it lightly, but as soon as the words were out of her mouth, the implication that they were alone filled the room. No Mya, no interruptions. They stood […]

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