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    #BookTour – Lost and Found by author Danielle Ryan

    Title: Lost and Found
    Author: Danielle Ryan
    Publisher: Head of Zeus
    Release Date: April 1st, 2017
    Genre: Contemporary Romance

    Can true love prevail when the real and online worlds collide?

    Perfect for the fans of Miranda Dickenson and Paige Toon.

    Melissa Riva works in Milan as a university researcher. After buying an iPad at auction, she finds it contains files belonging to its previous owner.

    Fascinated by the beautiful photographs of romantic landscapes and views of the city, she starts her search for the previous owner. Locating him through Facebook, Melissa can’t resist contacting him.

    Melissa and Riccardo begin chatting online. Both of them becoming increasingly dependent on this strange relationship, though acutely aware that it’s only likely to remain a virtual one.

    But when real life bursts in on their digital world, they can’t resist revealing their true feelings…

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    This is the first book of Danielle’s I’ve read and it was great. It’s written in an interesting style that at first confused me, until I realized I wasn’t completely crazy and Melissa (the main character) really was. It’s written from both Melissa’s and Riccardo’s point of view, which is fun to see both sides of it.

    The names in the book are fabulous and so unique! Names you don’t normally read. I love when authors think outside the box and try to make the story really different from every other book you read. This book has that quality in many ways. From the characters to the way it’s written, you’ll enjoy that it’s not like every other book you’ve read this week.

    The first chapter felt a little rushed to me. Once I got into Riccardo’s chapter though I realized that ‘rushed’ is really just Melissa’s character. Great job on writing her to Danielle.

    One thing I really liked about this book is it’s centering on social media/the iPad. It’s such a great representation of our world today and how someone might react to finding someone’s iPad. It made the story feel very real, which as you all know is something I love.

    It’s a quick read and I had no problem ignoring my family for the few hours it took me to get through this book.

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    Today I chat with author Gen Gannon & feature her new release The First Year

    Title: The First Year
    Author: Genevieve Gannon
    Release Date: April 24th, 2017
    Publisher: Harper Collins
    Genre: women’s fiction

    The first year of marriage is hard no matter what. Throw in jealous exes, high-pressure careers and two wildly different families, and the degree of difficulty goes up a few more notches. Determined to beat the odds, one couple comes up with a plan to keep their romance alive – but life has other ideas.

    Saskia is an up-and-coming jewellery designer, waiting tables at a trendy cafe to keep her fledgling company afloat. Andrew is a corporate lawyer who wants to be known for more than his family’s money. They’re passionate about their work and each other, but with Andy’s job in jeopardy and Saskia’s jewellery label taking off, the pressure is taking its toll.

    As life pulls them in different directions, the two of them are forced to decide: Just how important is their marriage? And how hard are they willing to work to protect it?

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    Today I feature author Juliet Ashton.

    Title: The Woman at Number 24
    Author: Juliet Ashton
    Release Date: April 20th, 2017
    Publisher: Simon & Schuster Digital
    Genre: Contemporary Romance

    Meet the residents of number 24 in the warm, witty and wonderful new novel from bestselling author Juliet Ashton.

    When your marriage falls apart, the last place you’d want your husband to move to is downstairs. Unfortunately for Sarah, up in the eaves at number 24, her ex-husband now lives one floor beneath her with his new wife. Their happiness floats up through the floorboards, taunting her.

    A child psychologist, Sarah has picked up great sadness from the little girl, Una, who lives with her careworn mother three floors below, but is Sarah emotionally equipped to reach out?

    The Spring brings a new couple to the house. Jane and Tom‘s zest for life revives the flagging spirits, and Sarah can’t deny the instant attraction to handsome Tom. Having seen at first hand what infidelity does to people, she’ll never act on it … but the air fizzes with potential.

    The sunshine doesn’t reach every corner of number 24, however. Elderly Mavis, tucked away in the basement, has kept the world at bay for decades. She’s about to find out that she can’t hide forever.

    Juliet Ashton weaves a story of love, friendship and community that will move you to laughter and to tears. Think Cold Feet meets David Nicholls, with a dash of the joy of Jill Mansell added for good measure.

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    Book Review – Reality Rocks by author Liberty Kontranowski

    Title: Reality Rocks
    Series: The Fangirl Series
    Author: Liberty Kontranowski
    Release Date: November 22nd, 2016
    Genre: Romance

    Fangirl fantasy romance, it’s time to get real.

    Several months into their whirlwind relationship, best-selling author and fangirl extraordinaire, Kallie Reagan, and her rock star obsession-turned-boyfriend, Niles Russell, are still going strong. Now it’s Christmas and everyone knows what that means: It’s time for Niles to visit Kallie’s hometown—complete with Kallie’s young daughters, her side-eye-sporting mother, and her lovably intense (okay, seriously intense) best friend.

    But smuggling a Grammy-winning front man into a city where everyone knows the couple’s fairy-tale story is no easy task. With fans onto them like tinsel on a tree and Kallie’s nerves a frazzled mess as she tries to hold it all together, the lovebirds question what their unconventional future holds and where reality fits into the mix. But the magic of Christmas already has it figured out for them . . . because when it comes to matters of the heart, there’s no time like the holidays to make even the sparkliest dreams come true.

    REALITY ROCKS is the second book in The Fangirl Series. ALL ACCESS (Book One) is also available now.

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    I love this series! Isn’t it a dream every girl has had at some point in their life for their fangirl crush to fall for them? Kallie is lucky enough to find that, even though it freaks her right the hell out. Niles is charming, cute, and awe-worthy.

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    Book Review – Kim vs. the Mean Girl

    Title: Kim vs. the Mean Girl
    Series: Blogger Girl
    Author: Meredith Schorr
    Release Date: April 20th, 2017
    Genre: Chick Lit Y/A

    High school sophomore, Kim Long, is no stranger to the “mean girl” antics of Queen Bee Hannah Marshak. When Hannah steals Kim’s diary and in front of the entire class reads personal (not to mention humiliating) entries Kim wrote about her crush, Jonathan, Kim vows to enact revenge.

    Kim and her loyal best friend, Bridget, come up with the perfect plan to put the evil Hannah in her place once and for all. But will their scheming have the desired effect of getting even, or will Hannah emerge more celebrated by her peers than ever?

    Kim vs. the Mean Girl can be read as a young adult standalone novel, set in 2000, but is also a prequel to the popular Blogger Girl adult romantic comedy series. Told in the dual perspectives of teenage Kim and Hannah, fans of the series will get an inside look into Kim’s early passion for reading, writing (and Jonathan), and find out why Hannah is so darn mean.

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