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The Perfect Lap Virtual Book Tour

BLURB His job is to drive fast. Hers is to put the brakes on him. When sparks fly, will love cross the finish line? AJ Ryan is a publicity nightmare. After a questionable photo surfaces and his biggest sponsor threatens to pull out, the NASCAR champion admits it might be time to hit the brakes. Thankfully, his new no-nonsense image consultant knows just where to start… too bad she revs his engine so loudly he can barely think straight. Ella Fisher’s career is a welcome distraction from her poor taste in men. Fresh off another easily avoidable heartbreak, rehabbing AJ’s career is just the diversion she needs. But when the pulse-pounding client actually listens to her advice, Ella wonders if there’s more to the man behind the hot mess. When Ella is granted guardianship of three boisterous children under the misconception that she and AJ are a couple, AJ surprises her by going along with the charade. Before long they find themselves in a make-shift family that feel

Your Granddaddy, My Sugar Daddy

Your Granddaddy, My Sugar Daddy by N'Dia Rae My rating: 3 of 5 stars Description Your Granddaddy, My Sugar Daddy is one of the most compelling and unique African American Urban Fiction books out. With this juicy tale, your eyes will be glued until you complete the very last sentence.  Instead of college, Samira moved from the DMV to Atlanta to score a millionaire baller. After starring in music videos, she is finally chosen by one of Atlanta’s wealthiest entrepreneurs, Keenan Carmichael. But as the old adage goes, more money, more problems.  Keenan suffers from a gambling habit that is so bad that it’s put the life of Samira and their eight-year-old son Seven in harms way. Once loan sharks threaten Keenan about killing his family, he begs Samira to ask her wealthy grandfather for money, and she reluctantly agrees.  Samira travels back home and is ready to ask him for money but on the way, she links up with a childhood friend Aura Jessie.  Aura is a prou

HUSH

HUSH by Shameek Speight My rating: 3 of 5 stars Description  Postpartum Depression, also known as “Baby Blues”  Effects one in seven women, causing sadness, anxiety and even crying spells. Usually the symptoms decrease in the weeks after birth, but when that’s not the case, it’s a clear indication there’s some other mental issues.  Bianca Whitted was less then ecstatic initially about her pregnancy, but the love of her love convinced her he had her and their child, so she continued on with her pregnancy, looking forward to the arrival of her bundle of joy. What she didn’t count on was her child’s father doing a 360.  Struggling with a broken heart, being a new mother and Postpartum Depression, Bianca’s joy became sadness, then anger. Will she get the help she needs to save her, or will others suffer her wrath before it’s all said and done?   Book Review  This was an extreme depiction of postpartum depression. A young woman who was dating a married man who she th

Virginia Templeton Stories

Virginia Templeton Stories by Marsha Casper Cook My rating: 2 of 5 stars Description These are three short stories about Virginia Templeton that focus on her life as she makes her way through the upper class society. Virginia loves playing games with men,especially in business. Because she prefers to play the misunderstood diva men don't see the real her and that is what she enjoys more than anything else. She smiles while planning her next move which makes the read so exciting. She would like to find one man to love but just when she thinks she's found her man she realizes it's not going to happen and moves on to someone else. In her world there’s no good or bad there’s just her trying to live her life. Book Review This book revolved around Virginia Templeton and her lady bits. Virginia, a high strung tyrant, was married with many lovers and a short fuse. She had a rough childhood and experienced molestation during that time. While it is not state

It's Giveaway Time!! Check out the Iberian Ties Book Tour today!

(CLICK THE IMAGE TO ENTER) Without a motive, how do you catch a killer? A gripping thriller in the vein of Harlan Coben, Paula Hawkins, and Lee Child.  A rising star psychiatrist, American Nate Shelley is in Spain’s Canary Islands, making his world debut at a convention. But after delivering his keynote address, he and his fiancĂ©e Miro are arrested for murder.  Nate knows he’s not guilty but is his future wife involved in some way in the crime? Miro’s directly implicated when the murder victim is identified as her stalker.  Is Nate’s career ruined? Is he facing life imprisonment? Does the American couple stand a chance of convincing the Spanish authorities—and Interpol—that they’re innocent? Not in a post-Brexit, anti-Trump European environment.  Racing to clear their names, Nate and Miro will soon be embroiled in sham investigations, powerful cartels, and family secrets finally coming to light. Full of intrigue, this gritty international crime novel is a thrilling ride.

The Rogue King Book Tour

The Rogue King Abigail Owen (Inferno Rising #1) Published by: Entangled: Amara Publication date: July 30th 2019 Genres: Adult, Paranormal, Romance Kasia Amon is a master at hiding. Who—and what—she is makes her a mark for the entire supernatural world. Especially dragon shifters. To them, she’s treasure to be taken and claimed. A golden ticket to their highest throne. But she can’t stop bursting into flames, and there’s a sexy dragon shifter in town hunting for her… As a rogue dragon, Brand Astarot has spent his life in the dark, shunned by his own kind, concealing his true identity. Only his dangerous reputation ensures his survival. Delivering a phoenix to the feared Blood King will bring him one step closer to the revenge he’s waited centuries to take. No way is he letting the feisty beauty get away. But when Kasia sparks a white-hot need in him that’s impossible to ignore, Brand begins to form a new plan: claim her for himself…and take back his birthright. Goodrea

How That Pretty Thing Creams

How That Pretty Thing Creams by Nakiala Comeaux My rating: 1 of 5 stars  Description Cash rules everything around me, but better known as C.R.E.A.M. is what 18-year-old Ebony Haynes had to quickly learn to live by. The night of her high school graduation Ebony, was thrown to the cold street of Opelousas, Louisiana, when she decided to go toe to toe with her mother and lost! Ebony was a house girl who knew nothing about the streets UNTIL the streets were her only option to live by.  Once Ebony met Malcolm, a young, black successful man with a legit business,  Ebony’s living condition was better than what her parents could ever give her. The company parties, fast cars, and expensive clothes made Ebony enjoy her relationship with Malcolm even more.  A taste of the flashy lifestyle Malcolm provided left Ebony with a bigger appetite. The dirty money and finer things were calling her name because Malcolm’s legit money wasn’t enough.  Things quick

Sleeping With the Devil Series

Sleeping With the Devil by Nicolet Martin-Hill My rating: 3 of 5 stars                                       Description Have you ever wondered if the man or woman you're sleeping with really has your best interest at heart?  Natalie thought Damian hung the moon, stars and everything above.  He was her everything, her provider, her protector, her lover, her husband. Damian hid his true intentions very well. What Natalie thought was innocent competitiveness was nothing more than pure hatred.  What happens when his truths are revealed? How much pain and heartache will Natalie endure before she finds out she's been sleeping with the Devil? Book Review Book 1- I listened to this book on audio. The characters and plot were a little underdeveloped. I was looking for some excitement or drama, The potential is there and I'm hoping that book two delivers it. The pain that is promised by Damien's actions will make a lasting impact on Natalie's life. I am

Guilty Pleasures: Sometimes It Feels Good to be Bad

Guilty Pleasures: Sometimes It Feels Good to be Bad by Marsha Casper Cook My rating: 2 of 5 stars Description This is a short Novella about Lilly Peters who was a doctor by day and an escort by night. She was on her own at a very young age and had to put herself through Medical school, but when her grandmother took ill she needed money for her care. She had heard through the hospital Intern grapevine about being an escort for very rich influential men and jumped at the chance. What she didn’t know was how much she would enjoy having sex for money.  Everything was going at an easy pace when some of the other escorts were roughed up pretty bad and no one seemed to why. She needed to find the answer. As things got worse and one of her favorite lovers was murdered she had to make a choice. Was it all worth it or was she sorry she became an escort? Did she fall too fast for men she barely new?                                                                           

Sprung Off A Youngin

Sprung Off A Youngin by Rayna Caprice My rating: 3 of 5 stars Description  Melonie is a 35-year-old successful lawyer who finds herself at ropes end. With everything around her falling apart, including her marriage, she's rebuilding her life one piece at a time. Finding comfort in her best friend, Trina, she slowly makes her way out of the black hole she unexpectedly, fell in.  Jaceon is a certified street hitta but after the death of his dear mother, he realizes the streets aren't for him anymore. Living a fast life, he makes some pretty fast decisions, leaving him to deal with circumstances he's nowhere near prepared for, but as the saying goes, real niggas don't fold.  Book Review This was an okay read. My first by this author I believe. The characters were developed. The drama aplenty as were the grammatical errors. The errors were enough to be distracting. The story moved at a moderate pace and had flowed fairly well.  It feels, however,

Broken Mirror

Broken Mirror by Oliver Rixon My rating: 1 of 5 stars Description Broken Mirror A psychological thriller - life, death and what lies beyond... Reverend Lucas Wheelan is a killer - complex, disturbed and driven by deception, anger and ultimately; fear. Wheelan lost his faith a long time ago and is spiraling ever further into the dark emptiness of his psyche.  But the dead don't rest. Even death cannot prevent his murder victim, Helen, from tracking him down to exact her revenge. Death becomes the veil of reincarnation and new life as Jenny Barrett, a theatre and intensive care nurse...  Stalked by snippets of terrifying memories, Jenny is forced to confront her previous life. But as she puts together the last pieces of the jigsaw and starts closing in on her murderer, there is a mind-bending twist in the story. Will she fulfill her quest for retribution?  Dramatic, intriguing and laced with hospital drama - Oliver Rixon takes us on a thrill ride of murd

Confessions Of A Divo

Confessions Of A Divo by Octavia Grant My rating: 3 of 5 stars Description Taniya Patterson aka Sunshine is a very beautiful and uniquely made woman. Her gorgeous face and perfect physique have several men vying for her attention. From Dope Boys to CEO’s, and everything in between. Taniya has had them all. She possesses the ‘It Factor’ that most men can’t live without. Along with something extra that most men don’t seem to mind. Since the men she dates are usually married, Taniya agrees to keep their identities a secret to avoid any scandals.  But when she is shot and left for dead. She has no choice but to speak to the police and confess the identities of her lovers in order to find out who tried to take her life. Find out who tried to cancel Taniya’s existence in the short story Confessions Of A Divo.   Book Review This story has the potential to be a good start to a new series or at the very least have a sequel generated. Sunshine's tales were entertaini

A Gangsta and His Wifey

A Gangsta and His Wifey by Shaye B My rating: 4 of 5 stars Description Kehlani Pruitt is the typical hood girl forced to grow up too soon. Despite never having a life of her own Kehlani is determined to make something of herself. However, her mother’s antics put a damper on her dreams and forces her to take extreme measures to foot the bills. Her crazy attempt to make ends meet ultimately lands her in the presence of the ruthless gangsta, Bizarre. Will Bizarre be the break that Kehlani needs to have a life to call her own, finally?  Khyla Williams is the hood’s angel with a bright future ahead of her. After landing a full academic scholarship to Howard University Khyla is on the fast track to achieving her dreams. That was until her parents revealed their alarming plans for her future; which could force her into the bed of the stoic and reserved, gangsta, Zeus. Khyla is left to decide if she’ll carry out her family’s legacy or run off and live out her dreams.  Every

That lil pwussy got some power

That lil pwussy got some power by Linette King My rating: 3 of 5 stars Description After a traumatic event, Mikyla became a mere shell of her former self simply going through the motions of life. When she finally realizes the power that she has, everyone who had a hand in hurting her will pay one step at a time. Book Review I have to say I really enjoyed this story. The characters were developed. The plot was interesting. The supporting cast was colorful. It moved rather quickly but held my interest from start to finish. It was interesting to see Mikyla put her plan in motion to get revenge on those who wronged her. I am curious to see if and how this will or could backfire on her. I am very much looking forward to part two. View all my reviews

Secrets Behind Closed Doors

Secrets Behind Closed Doors by Lady Lissa My rating: 3 of 5 stars Description Craig Donovan is a man who has everything going for him; a loving wife, a beautiful daughter and his dream job as a pastor of a successful megachurch. Living in a lavish mansion you would think that Pastor Donovan has it all but what goes on behind the four walls of their mansion will rock the world and could destroy his pristine reputation. Craig has secrets from his past that could destroy everything he has been working so hard for should it be made public. First Lady Donovan has an image to protect and she will stop at nothing to ensure that they keep their good name regardless of what is happening to her marriage or her relationship with her daughter. She doesn’t care who she has to run over or walk on to get what she wants. Armani Donovan is stuck between two parents who want different things which cause her to be confused at times. She finds comfort in the arms of her boyfriend b

Yearning for Your Love: Complications of a Confused Heart

Yearning for Your Love: Complications of a Confused Heart by Khamesia Sherean My rating: 3 of 5 stars Description What are you to do when your mind is in one place and your heart is in another? How do you let go when your mind still wonders about the past and where it all went wrong? You’re supposed to be moving on yet you’re still holding onto the good memories and sweet love. You can’t construe these emotions so you constantly feel like you’re battling yourself in this commotion.  After trials and tribulations, JerZee and Raqiah were finally set to get married. Was he making the right decision?  With all the pain and drama that came from loving Brayshad, Raqiah was finally in a good place and over him. It took her a while to adapt after losing him but since she had a great man and two precious kids, it was easy. Well, at least she thought it was.  Knaomi was finally in a good place in her life. Her past was behind her, her event planning business was doing g