Blue Waters by India R. Adams Blog Tour Spotlight with Giveaway!

Posted February 16, 2017 by Minx
Blue Waters by India R. Adams Blog Tour Spotlight with Giveaway!

   Book Title: Blue Waters Author Name: India R Adams Genre: Young Adult/Romance Hosted by: Ultimate Fantasy Book Tours Blurb: “The blue water I sank through was angelic, quiet, peaceful…” Whitney is a vivacious, highly spirited 17-year-old girl. Her motto, “Live life to the fullest” is derailed when the young man, who’s captured her attention, turns out to be the son of a drug tycoon- the same that provided the […]


Flight of the Krilo by Sam Ferguson

Posted February 15, 2017 by Minx
Flight of the Krilo by Sam Ferguson

I am a fan of Sam Ferguson’s writing style. Every character is unique and the world building is always so original. The words just flow and create a vivid story that interests you throughout the tale. This story takes place in a world that has several races all striving to conquer, kill, or survive. There is a Native American feel for the Varvarr race. They are very connected to the […]


The Minx’s V-Day Recommendations

Posted February 14, 2017 by Minx
The Minx’s V-Day Recommendations

    I do not read a ton of romance books but since today is Valentine’s Day here in the United States I thought I would do a post with some books that I found to be quite romantic in their own way. Just in case you are looking for a bit of romance in your day. I have included a synopsis with each book and if you click on […]


Think Before You Speak by D.A. Bale

Posted February 13, 2017 by Minx
Think Before You Speak by D.A. Bale

This is the second installment in The Bartender Babe Chronicles and I found it to be witty, humorous, and a real page turner. I do not know what it is about the character of Vicki Bohanan but she just keeps me entertained page after page. It might be that she is not perfect and that although she makes plenty of mistakes she always wants the best for those she cares […]



Gilded Cage by Vic James

Posted February 8, 2017 by Minx
Gilded Cage by Vic James

Brilliant, dark and intense! Creative world building filled with fantastical imagery and deplorable cruelty. Brings to the front issues of class inequality set in a world with no boundaries. Definitely agree with the consensus that if you are a fan of Victoria Aveyard’s Red Queen series then you will enjoy this novel. The setting of this story is a modern day alternative Britain where there are even alternate world histories, […]


Starfall Launch Blitz, Giveaway, & a deal on Starflight!!

Posted February 7, 2017 by Minx
Starfall Launch Blitz, Giveaway, & a deal on Starflight!!

Hi, booklovers! I’m author Melissa Landers, and I’m so excited to launch STARFALL, the second and final book in my Starflight duology! This story picks up shortly after the first book ends, but now Cassia and Kane are the main characters, with Doran, Solara, and the rest of the Banshee crew pitching in to help take down an intergalactic mafia. (You know, just an ordinary day in space.) And while […]


Beautiful Delusions by Ember Raine Winters

Posted February 7, 2017 by Minx
Beautiful Delusions by Ember Raine Winters

I cannot say that before reading this book I really understood Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Since this story revolves around this disorder/illness I did do some research into it. In order to really judge the realism that the author is trying to convey I needed to be familiar with the subject matter otherwise I would not be able to fairly review this book. If you want a quick info bite […]


The Bishop’s Girl by Rebecca Burns

Posted February 6, 2017 by Minx
The Bishop’s Girl by Rebecca Burns

I was intrigued at the start of this story. A group of men are gathered around a grave, waiting for a coffin to be revealed. Desecrating a grave is no little thing and everyone is a bit edgy. Then the diggers hit something, but it is not what they expect. It is a soft material; something is in this material. There is a woman wrapped in a tarp laid atop […]


Wucaii by Pembroke Sinclair

Posted February 3, 2017 by Minx
Wucaii by Pembroke Sinclair

This was a very original story. When I read the synopsis about a dragon hybrid I was intrigued. This story focuses on Aelana’s return to her home planet after a five-hundred-year absence. She is very conflicted about this return. She wonders if her sacrifice has been remembered by those that she left behind. Or will they just remember her as the monster they thought she was. We learn about Aelana’s […]


The Devil Crept In by Ania Ahlborn

Posted February 2, 2017 by Minx
The Devil Crept In by Ania Ahlborn

The devil crept in is no joke. This is a horrific tale of two cousins and how their lives were affected by a creature from the pits of hell. I am not a horror genre aficionado but I do enjoy the occasional pulse pounding suspense that comes from reading a good horror book. This book delivered that as well as a side of gore. The book is divided into three […]


Hungry Ghosts by Stephen Blackmoore

Posted February 1, 2017 by Minx
Hungry Ghosts by Stephen Blackmoore

I really dug that this book took place in Mexico and that there were many Aztec gods and goddesses that are either a part of the story or referenced. Really fascinating! I am no expert in the Aztec culture or history but I felt that everything was represented in a realistic fashion. Mr. Blackmoore did a wonderful job in researching and it shows in his characters and urban development. I […]


January 2017 Wrap-Up

Posted January 31, 2017 by Minx
January 2017 Wrap-Up

What a month! I read a lot, reviewed most and recovered from the holiday season. Now I am ready to do a wrap-up. You can check out my goals for January 2017 HERE. I can say that I met my ARC goals and my Indie Author goals, but unfortunately I did not get much time to read off my TBR shelf though. Here was my goal: For the month of […]


Where the Lost Girls Go by R.J. Noonan

Posted January 31, 2017 by Minx
Where the Lost Girls Go by R.J. Noonan

Laura Mori’s character is a newbie about to get a crack at her first case. She is written as competent, intelligent and a slightly naïve woman who wants to make a difference in her life and the lives of others. I enjoyed that her character is of the Japanese ethnicity. She is no wilting waif and I love protagonist diversity. Throughout the story you will also see her struggle with […]


Flights of Fantasy Update, January 2017

Posted January 30, 2017 by Minx
Flights of Fantasy Update, January 2017

This challenge is hosted by Alexa of Alexa Loves Books and Rachel of Hello, Chelly. So far this is the only reading challenge that I have entered into for the 2017 year. It is a no pressure challenge as I set my own pace and choose my challenge amount, which is 30. Here are the books that I read and reviewed on the Blog: On this list there are only two books that actually […]


The Haunted Manor: Torn Between Power and Love by Emilia Hartley

Posted January 30, 2017 by Minx
The Haunted Manor: Torn Between Power and Love by Emilia Hartley

A love story that includes malevolent spirits, yes please! I was very interested in reading this book because I wanted to see how well the author could combine true paranormal and romance. For me it was a winner! My favorite part of this book were the angry spirits. The scenes with the spirits were a bit spooky. The writing was well done, I could feel their anger and imagine them […]


Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

Posted January 28, 2017 by Minx
Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

I was first introduced to author Leigh Bardugo when I read the Grisha Trilogy. That series was just spectacular (imagine fireworks and sparkles after this word), so when I read about the first book in this duology, Six of Crows, which is set in the same world as the Grisha books, I had to read it! I adored the first book and this book was even better! How could I […]


One Taste of You by Amanda Siegrist

Posted January 27, 2017 by Minx
One Taste of You by Amanda Siegrist

Hilarious, romantic and with a bit of suspense! The opening scene of this book had me laughing out loud! I felt awful for the main character as she had her self-esteem kicked around and after meeting up with Zeke she had round two of an esteem bashing. Zeke is a bit of a fool. I can’t blame him for his choices because Zoe made things really easy on him to […]


Interview with Author Jane Blythe

Posted January 26, 2017 by Minx
Interview with Author Jane Blythe

Recently I have published a review on the book Three by Jane Blythe which is the 3rd installment in her Count to Ten series. Actually there has been a few reviews on this blog featuring this Author’s work and I thought we could spend a little time getting to know her.   A conversation with Author Jane Blythe Q. So you are a writer with a black belt in Taekwondo […]


The Girl in the Garden by Melanie Wallace

Posted January 25, 2017 by Minx
The Girl in the Garden by Melanie Wallace

I was interested in reading this story because it sounded like the kind of read where you can let yourself fall into the characters. The writing was beautifully descriptive. Almost poetic and filled with flowing prose. For some this writing style may be a turnoff, it just depends on what your tastes are. This story is not just about June and her abandonment. This novel is truly about the inhabitants […]