Review: The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly

May Contain Spoilers

Review:

I decided to borrow The Great Zoo of China from the library because it has dragons in a modern setting.  The Chinese discovered a cave filled with dragon eggs 40 years before, and they have been secretly studying their new treasures, in addition to building a zoo to showcase them.  In their intense competition with the US, the Chinese are seeking to create a vacation and pop culture behemoth to rival Disney World.  If there are occasion setbacks, like when the dragons attack and eat their caregivers, well, that’s just an acceptable price to pay to finally bump the United States out of their position as the number one world leader.

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Spotlight and Giveaway: Breaking Noah by Missy Johnson and Ashley Suzanne

This morning I have an excerpt and giveaway for Breaking Noah.  Enjoy!

Breaking Noah

By: Missy Johnson & Ashley Suzanne

Releasing May 12, 2015

Loveswept

Blurb

What happens when you start falling for your worst enemy? Fans of Abbi Glines and Monica Murphy will relish this addictive novel of smoking-hot seduction—and revenge gone so wrong, it’s right.

I wasn’t always this jaded. I had a clear head, things I wanted out of life, and a concise plan on how to get there. For being only twenty-one, I pretty much had it all figured out. Until the day my cousin died.

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The Sunday Post and Stacking the Shelves–May 3th Edition

The Sunday Post is hosted by Kimba of The Caffeinated Book Reviewer.  This is a weekly meme where we can share news of the week and highlight new books received.

Ugh! Yesterday I woke up with a killer throat ache, and I feel like I’m coming down with a cold. Or my allergies are going berserk.  Either way, I spent most of the day in napping and reading. I have one of my favorite comfort foods, chicken in a spicy verde sauce, simmering the crockpot today.   I feel a little better, but I’ll this short and sweet. 

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Spotlight and Giveaway: Bait by Leslie Jones

This morning I have a spotlight and giveaway for Leslie Jones’ BAIT. Check it out!

Bait
Duty & Honor # 2

By: Leslie Jones

Releasing April 28th, 2015

Witness Impulse

Blurb

In the next thrilling Duty & Honor novel, a female CIA agent and a Delta Force soldier must catch a deadly assassin… but do they know where the danger truly lies?

After several assassination attempts on an allied royal, the CIA sends in operative Christina Madison—who bears a striking resemblance to the monarch—to pose as the famous princess and draw out her would-be killer.

When Delta Force Lieutenant Gabriel Morgan’s team is assigned to Christina’s undercover protection detail, he’s less than thrilled. Gabe wants nothing to do with a woman whose rumored screw-up nearly got her last team killed. Not to mention there’s bad blood between Gabe and the CIA—he doesn’t trust anyone who lies for a living.

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Spotlight and Giveaway: The Duke and the Lady in Red by Lorraine Heath

This morning I have an excerpt from Lorraine Heath’s latest The Duke and the Lady in Red, as well as a giveaway for you to enter!

The Duke and the Lady in Red
Scandalous Gentlemen of St. James #3

By: Lorraine Heath

Releasing April 29, 2015

Avon

Blurb

Sparks fly in the finale of the Scandalous Gentlemen of St. James Place series, as the last wicked rogue meets his match.

When Rosalind Sharpe gains the attention of the deliciously wicked Duke of Avendale, she’s torn between her distracting attraction to the notorious rogue and the knowledge that he—rich as Croesus—is the perfect target for a deception that will put her swindling days behind her.

However, Avendale is no fool. After he discovers the tantalizing lady packing up to leave London with his coins in tow, he confronts her with a scandalous proposition: she can have all the money she requires…for a week in his bed.

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Review: Stay the Distance by Mara Dabrishus

 

May Contain Spoilers

Review:

I loved this book!  It’s all about the horses, horses, horses!  It’s also about July’s dysfunctional family, which is puttering along like a car in need of a tune up since her mother, a jockey, skipped the East Coast for California.  While her mother is off chasing her dream of riding a winner, July has put her life on hold.  She can’t forgive her mother, her father refuses to discuss the situation, and until there’s some kind of closure, Jules just can’t move forward.  She loves riding and working with the horses, but she can’t focus on her future.  Instead, she just keeps following the summer racing circuit with her dad, reading the racing dailies for any mention of her mother.

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Spotlight and Giveaway: A SEAL’s Secret and A SEAL’s Pleasure by Tawny Weber

This morning I have a spotlight for Tawny Weber’s A SEAL’s Secret and A SEAL’s Pleasure.  There’s also an awesome giveaway for  you to enter!

A SEAL’s Secret & A SEAL’s Pleasure
Uniformly Hot # 6 & 7

By: Tawny Weber

Releasing January 20th and April 21st, 2015

Harlequin Blaze

A SEAL’s Secret: Uniformly Hot # 6

Subject: Lt. Commander Mitch “Irish” Donovan

His Mission: Babysit a fitness queen with a hands-on approach!

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