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SALE!!! – Swimming Upstream by Ruth Mancini!!!!

Swimming UpstreamSwimming Upstream will be on sale for $0.99 (save $2) from January 28 -30!!  So Hurry!!!!
 
Swimming Upstream Blurb
 
“I once read that the end of a relationship is like being involved in a road traffic accident. Which is quite fitting really, given what happened.”
 
After seven years, Lizzie wonders whether she’s truly happy with her long-term boyfriend. When one wrong step and a chance meeting set off an unexpected chain of events, her life begins to unravel. On the same day that she meets Martin, an attractive lifeguard, her old friend, Catherine, re-appears. But is Martin really all he seems? And what is the secret that Catherine is hiding? As Lizzie struggles to confront the ghosts of her past, can she survive the shocking twist that will change the course of her future?
 

Swimming Upstream is a life-affirming and often humorous story about a young woman’s pursuit of happiness. It is also a story of female friendship, love, and divided loyalties – and the moral choices that we find ourselves making when the chips are down.

 You can also check out my review of this book HERE!!!!

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REVIEW and SPECIAL PRICE- Between the Sheets (The Between Boyfriends Series) by Sarka-Jonae Miller!!

BTSPre-order this book today for the special price of $2.99!! This wonderful chick-lit will be released on Valentine’s Day!! The first book Between Boyfriends was just named a finalist in the MARSocial Author of the Year Competition!!

Book Description:

It’s been three years since 25-year-old Jan Weston swore off men, and her resolve isn’t what it used to be. When a family emergency diverts her travel companion to LA, a fun semester abroad in Bangkok turns into a lonely trip for one. Although she’s supposed to be studying international business at Thammasat University along with Thai massage at the famous Wat Pho, Jan finds herself studying her teacher, especially his cute butt.

But she isn’t just hot for teacher. Jan also meets an athletic Italian ready to show her a good time and an artistic Thai man who says all the right things. Can she resist the allure of dating abroad? Could she even choose which of the three she wants between the sheets? And if she does give in, can what happens in Bangkok stay in Bangkok?

As Jan struggles to finish her education amidst so many distractions, she must also deal with the loss of a friend, a deep betrayal, and news of a death in the family that could lead to an overdue reconciliation. Between The Sheets is a sensual story of making mistakes, overcoming obstacles, and finding love in the strangest of places.

MY THOUGHTS:

So we meet back up with Jan about 3 years after the first book, Between Boyfriends. She has remained true to her no dating rule. She and Becki are getting ready to study abroad for a semester in Thailand! At the last minute Becki’s grandmother has a stroke and Becki dashes home to be with her. Becki ends up having to stay behind to care for her grandmother, and Jan is left to go to Thailand ALONE! Jan thought it would be a fantastic idea when she wasn’t going alone!

At first in Thailand Jan battles depression and the urge to run home. She sticks it out and becomes close with her tutor and struggles with a wicked crush on her massage instructor.

She sticks it out and has some AMAZING experiences – both good and not so good. I assure you that you will desperately want to visit this country by the time you finish this book! The descriptions of the people, places, and way of life are captivating.

This story was a great follow-up to Between Boyfriends and I sincerely hope we get to hear about Jan and her friends for a LONG LONG time! They are so real, and deal with real issues!

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REVIEW and TOUR STOP – Between Boyfriends by Sarka-Jonae Miller

BB s3At first glance, twenty-one-year-old Jan Weston has it all: a gorgeous boyfriend, fun friends, and wealthy parents who take care of all those pesky credit card bills.

Then her boyfriend dumps her, her friendships fall apart, and her parents cut her off. Suddenly without money, without a man, and without a plan, it’s time for Jan to grow up.

 Determined to get her life back on track, Jan decides it’s time to make it on her own. Can she find her way as a single lady in San Diego? Can she fix her friendships, her job prospects, and her hair? And can she keep her vow that she’ll never date again, even after she meets a guy who just might be perfect for her?

BETWEEN BOYFRIENDS is a sexy, hilarious story of living life, finding love, and growing up… but not necessarily in that order.

 Between Boyfriends new cover

I am so excited to be reviewing this book from Sarka-Jonae Miller!  I have been hearing about it and I was thrilled to get the chance to read it.  I just knew she would be a fabulous writer!

In the beginning of this book you are ready to roll your eyes at Jan and how whiney and immature she is.  This book is no holds barred when it comes to revealing Jan’s thoughts both good and bad.  We all have uncharitable thoughts that we would never actually say out loud, but still think them.

I absolutely loved following Jan through her humbling journey in the book.  I couldn’t wait to see where she ended up, if she would grow a conscience and start treating people decently.  I am happy to say she did……eventually….. :-)

This book takes you through her struggle to learn to fend for herself and the friends that were harsh when they needed to be and helped her get back on her feet.  I am so excited for the next book in this series to see where it goes from here, because I have a feeling that it will be even better!  This book does not have a cliffhanger, per se, but the story is definitely not over.  It has that nice wrap up with the possibility for bigger and better things!

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Sárka-Jonae is a novelist, publicist, and journalist, among other “ists” there aren’t room for. Her novel writing career began with Between Boyfriends, an edgy chick-lit book for women who’ve been “between boyfriends”, which is much cooler than being single.

Sárka-Jonae is a graduate of Syracuse University. Before writing full-time, she was a personal trainer and massage therapist, helping people tone up, slim down, and chill out. In her free time, SJ loves to dance in flash mobs, in music videos, on speakers, or at home in her underwear. She practices kung fu and yoga, was briefly a Buddhist nun, and travels extensively for “research”. She’s a huge animal lover and has been vegan since 1999. She’s committed to respectfully unveiling the truth about the horrific way factory farms abuse animals. SJ lives in San Diego with two cats and two dogs.

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RERELEASE!!! Between Boyfriends by Sarka-Jonae Miller

Between Boyfriends new coverI have exciting news!!  My friend Sarka-Jonae’s book Between Boyfriends has just been released by the publisher!!  Between Boyfriends was 11 years in the making, and finally today Booktrope is launching the chick lit novel.

Book Title: Between Boyfriends
Author: Sarka-Jonae Miller
Genre: Chick Lit, New Adult
Words: 104,000
Publisher: Booktrope
Release Date: November 11, 2013
Blurb:
At first glance, twenty-one-year-old Jan Weston has it all: a gorgeous boyfriend, fun friends, and wealthy parents who take care of all those pesky credit card bills.Then her boyfriend dumps her, her friendships fall apart, and her parents cut her off. Suddenly without money, without a man, and without a plan, it’s time for Jan to grow up.Determined to get her life back on track, Jan decides it’s time to make it on her own. Can she find her way as a single lady in San Diego? Can she fix her friendships, her job prospects, and her hair? And can she keep her vow that she’ll never date again, even after she meets a guy who just might be perfect for her?

BETWEEN BOYFRIENDS is a sexy, hilarious story of living life, finding love, and growing up… but not necessarily in that order.

Praise for Between Boyfriends
“This book is the ultimate chick-lit read–a light-hearted romp focused on the travails of Jan, a college student dumped by her boyfriend, an SDSU student. The moment proves an epiphany, as Jan resolves to stop dating and find fulfillment as a single woman.” – East County Magazine
Between Boyfriends “presents a unique twist on the chick lit genre.” – Hollywood & Vine magazine”Over the course of the book, Jan, who is in her early 20s, begins to grow as a person and even strikes up a true friendship with a man, a first for her.” – Rancho Santa Fe Review“Cut off by parents? Not got a boyfriend? That’s the formula for a chick lit hit.” – Indie Author Land

“The book teaches both subtle and obvious lessons about friendship, relationships, responsibility and decision-making.” – The Masquerade Crew
“Between Boyfriends is a delicious slice of chick-lit! Snappy dialogue sets this story apart from the pack as it follows a young woman who, financially cut off by her parents when she fails to attend school, learns that life is more than her Amex card, and reunites with a mother who has endured her own brand of pain.” – Jan Moran, bestselling author
“BETWEEN BOYFRIENDS is a great read. It’s got everything you’d expect in a chick-lit book: good friends, fun, and a little romance, but the thing Sarka-Jonae adds to this story is a journey.” – Caroline Fardig, bestselling author
I personally can’t wait to get my hands on this book!  I am quite sure you will see a review sometime in the near future!! :-)

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sarkaAbout the Author:
Sárka-Jonae is a novelist, publicist, and journalist, among other “ists” there aren’t room for. Her novel writing career began with Between Boyfriends, an edgy chick-lit book for women who’ve been ”between boyfriends”, which is much cooler than being single.
SJ is a graduate of Syracuse University. Before writing full-time, she was a personal trainer and massage therapist, helping people tone up, slim down, and chill out. In her free time, Sárka-Jonae loves to dance in flash mobs, in music videos, on speakers, or at home in her underwear. She practices kung fu and yoga, was briefly a Buddhist nun, and travels extensively for ”research”. She’s a huge animal lover and has been vegan since 1999. She’s committed to respectfully unveiling the truth about the horrific way factory farms abuse animals. SJ lives in San Diego with two cats and two dogs.

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$0.99 SALE and REVIEW – Keeping Score by Jami Deise

Keeping Score CoverKeeping Score was such a real-life story!!  It is also ON SALE for $0.99 for a limited time!  The sale ends October 11 so HURRY!!!

I grew up around these traveling baseball teams and I can vouch that some of them were just like this!!  I was nodding and talking out loud to this book…lol.  My husband was pretty sure I had lost it :-)

First the book’s description:

When her 9-year-old son wanted to play summer travel baseball, Shannon had no idea the toughest competition was off the field….

When Sam asks to try out for a travel baseball team, divorced mom Shannon Stevens thinks it’ll be a fun and active way to spend the summer. Boy, is she wrong! From the very first practice, Shannon and Sam get sucked into a mad world of rigged try-outs, professional coaches, and personal hitting instructors. But it’s the crazy, competitive parents who really make Shannon’s life miserable. Their sons are all the second coming of Babe Ruth, and Sam isn’t fit to fetch their foul balls. Even worse, Shannon’s best friend Jennifer catches the baseball fever. She schemes behind the scenes to get her son Matthew on the town’s best baseball team, the Saints. As for Sam? Sorry, there’s no room for him!

Sam winds up on the worst team in town, and every week they find new and humiliating ways to lose to the Saints. And the action off the field is just as hot. Shannon finds herself falling for the Saints’ coach, Kevin. But how can she date a man who didn’t think her son was good enough for his team …especially when the whole baseball world is gossiping about them?

Even Shannon’s ex-husband David gets pulled into the mess when a randy baseball mom goes after him. As Sam works to make friends, win games, and become a better baseball player, Shannon struggles not to become one of those crazy baseball parents herself. In this world, it’s not about whether you win, lose, or how you play the game…it’s all about KEEPING SCORE.

I really enjoyed this book and felt it was very believable.  I think we have all been at the point where we want to stop our mouths from spouting off, but just can’t!  Shannon was such a real person, I wanted to be there for her when she felt she had no one to talk to.  I love the real struggles with trying to decide what to do for her son without stepping on any toes.  I also loved that she listened to her son and knew when to distinguish between hot-headed 9-year-old and true feelings.  :-)
All in all this was a fun read that keeps the story going and will have your mouth dropping open at certain points.  There are quite a few of those “I can’t believe she just said that!” moments that had me laughing out loud.  Grab this book and sit down for a fun, light read!!  Sale ends 10/11/2013!!!!!

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Meet the Author!!

Jami Author PhotoA lifelong resident of Maryland, Jami Deise recently moved to St. Petersburg, Florida, along with her husband Tom, son Alex, and dog Lady. A baseball mom for over 10 years, “Keeping Score” is her first novel. Jami is an associate reviewer at www.chicklitcentral.com and blogs at www.jamideise.blogspot.com.

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$0.99 SALE and REVIEW – Swimming Upstream by Ruth Mancini

Swimming UpstreamDescribed as “Eat, Pray, Love” meets “The Last Weekend”, Swimming Upstream is similar in style to books by Jojo Moyes (“Me Before You”), Elizabeth Gilbert (“Eat, Pray, Love”), Nick Hornby (“How to be Good”) and Blake Morrison (“The Last Weekend”).

Book Blurb

“I once read that the end of a relationship is like being involved in a road traffic accident. Which is quite fitting really, given what happened.”

Lizzie has begun to achieve all the things she thought she had ever wanted, but realises instead that she is far from happy. Then she steps out into the path of an oncoming car, and her life begins to unravel, setting off a life-changing chain of events. Lizzie leaves her boyfriend and her home and moves to London to pursue her career. There, she attempts to overcome the legacy of her past and find her true direction in life. Little does she realise that her life is about to take another shocking twist… and that the consequences will be enormous. 

Swimming Upstream is a thoughtful but often humorous story about a young woman’s pursuit of happiness. Set in the early 1990s in Cambridge and London, it is also a story of friendship, love and divided loyalties – and the moral choices that Lizzie ultimately faces, when the chips are down. 

My Thoughts

Swimming Upstream is definitely a thinking, real-life type of book.  It would not surprise me at all if I was told it was a true story.  I felt like I was walking down the street with Lizzie and having conversations with her.  Ruth Mancini painted very vivid, real characters.  Lizzie has real problems and issues and ends up in some very iffy situations.
Honestly, towards the end I wasn’t entirely sure what I wanted to happen in Lizzie’s life.  At the end all you really want for her is what we all want in life – contentment.  We all want to know at the end of the day, month, year(s) that we did the best we could with what we had and life is actually pretty darn good.  I definitely had that perfect feel good feeling when I was finished with this book.

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Ruth ManciniAbout the Author
Ruth Mancini was born in South London and educated in London and Cambridge where she gained a Bachelor’s degree in French and Spanish and a post-graduate diploma in law. For several years she worked in the publishing industry before becoming a practising lawyer, author and freelance writer.She now lives in Oxfordshire with her husband and two children.

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SALE and GIVEAWAY – $0.99 TODAY ONLY! It’s Just a Little Crush by Caroline Fardig!!

IJALC_CoverCaroline Fardig’s cozy mystery, IT’S JUST A LITTLE CRUSH, just became a best seller on Barnes & Noble! It also hit #2 on three Amazon best seller lists, and now you can get this hilarious whodunit for only $0.99 today only! Pick it up now or see below for a chance to WIN one of two e-copies!  Read my review of this FANTASTIC BOOK!!!

It’s Just a Little Crush Blurb:

The sleepy town of Liberty hasn’t seen murder in…well…ever. Residents are stunned when the body of a young woman is found strangled, and reporters at the Liberty Chronicle are thrilled, rather disturbingly, over the biggest news story to hit town this century.

Lizzie Hart has even bigger problems. Lately, she can’t seem to concentrate on her job as copy editor at the Chronicle with the new hunky investigative reporter, Blake Morgan, swaggering around the office. How can a girl work when she’s using all of her energy combating Blake-induced hot flashes and struggling to repress the giggly inner schoolgirl that’s constantly rearing her dorky head? It’s a good thing that Blake barely knows Lizzie exists.

After an odd string of events, however, Lizzie begins to wonder if Blake is really as fabulous as she has fantasized. When Lizzie and Blake find a co-worker dead, Blake’s personality changes completely—and not in a good way. Even though the police rule the death as an accident, Lizzie immediately suspects foul play and senses a connection to the recent murder. She is determined to bring the killer to justice, but is having some trouble getting her Nancy Drew on thanks to the pesky stalker she’s picked up—Blake Morgan. Wait, didn’t she want him to follow her around and pay attention to her? Not like this. Blake has turned from cool and smooth to cold and downright scary, making Lizzie wonder if he should be next on her suspect list.

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Here is a little blurb from my review:

This book truly is LAUGH OUT LOUD FUNNY! You will love the real, in-depth characters! Lizzie is a fantastic heroine! I kept reading snippets of the book to my husband, because I think everyone should enjoy her wit. I read him enough pieces that he now wants to read it too! This book truly does have a bit of everything – love, mystery, romance, and danger!

CarolineFardigAbout the Author

CAROLINE FARDIG was born and raised in a small town in Indiana. Her working career has been rather eclectic thus far, with occupations including schoolteacher, church organist, insurance agent, funeral parlor associate, and stay-at-home mom. Finally realizing that she wants to be a writer when she grows up, Caroline has completed her first novel, It’s Just a Little Crush, and is currently hard at work churning out a second novel in the series. She still lives in that same small town with an understanding husband, two sweet kids, two energetic dogs, and one malevolent cat.

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$0.99 SALE – Unfinished Business by Carolyn Ridder Aspenson!!!

UnfinishedBusinessCoverSometimes the dead need our help and sometimes we need theirs. This is the theme of Carolyn Ridder Aspenson’s light-hearted and touching chick-lit novel, UNFINISHED BUSINESS. Angela Panther’s mom passes away from cancer, but you can’t keep a good woman down. She returns as a wise-cracking celestial being with “unfinished business.” The hilarious “chick-lit with ghosts” tale is only $0.99 on September 19-23!  Read my review of this AWESOME BOOK.

Unfinished Business Blurb: 

 ANGELA PANTHER HAS A PERFECT LIFE:  A lovely home, an attentive, successful husband, two reasonably behaved children, a devoted dog and a lot of coffee and cupcakes. But while her life might border on mundane, she’s got it under control. Until her mother, Fran dies-and returns as a ghost. It seems Fran’s got some unfinished business and she’s determined to get it done.

Now Fran’s got some nifty celestial superpowers and isn’t opposed to using them to levy a little ghostly retribution on her granddaughter’s frienemies and even her own daughter, which doesn’t make Angela happy.

While Angela’s shocked and grateful to have her mother back, she’s not thrilled about the portal to the afterlife Fran opened upon her return. Now every ghost in town is knockin’ on Angela’s psychic door, looking for help-and it’s a royal pain in the butt.

Now Angela’s got to find a way to balance her family life with her new gift and keep her mother in line. And it’s a lot for one woman to handle.

Carolyn Author PhotoAuthor Bio

Carolyn Ridder Aspenson tackles, with comic cleverness, the serious subjects of mother-daughter relationships, death and raising teenagers in this smart, funny take on the love of family and the uncontrollable paths our lives take. This story is very personal for Carolyn. She calls it a “declaration of love” for her late mother. You can read more about Carolyn’s personal story on Heartache to Healing.

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New Review – Unfinished Business (An Angela Panther Novel) by Carolyn Ridder Aspenson

UnfinishedBusinessCoverI laughed and I cried…..and laughed……..and cried……throughout the entire book!  This book was so real (yes even with the heroine seeing her mother’s ghost) and the emotion in it will stay with me for a long, long time!

Here is the what the book is all about 😉 :

Sometimes the dead need our help and sometimes, we need theirs.
  
ANGELA PANTHER HAS A PERFECT LIFE:  A lovely home, an attentive, successful husband, two reasonably behaved children, a devoted dog and a lot of coffee and cupcakes.  But while her life might border on mundane, she’s got it under control. Until her mother, Fran dies-and returns as a ghost. It seems Fran’s got some unfinished business and she’s determined to get it done.

Now Fran’s got some nifty celestial superpowers and isn’t opposed to using them to levy a little ghostly retribution on her granddaughter’s frienemies and even her own
daughter, which doesn’t make Angela happy.

While Angela’s shocked and grateful to have her mother back, she’s not thrilled about the portal to the afterlife Fran opened upon her return. Now every ghost in town is knockin’ on Angela’s psychic door, looking for help-and it’s a royal pain in the
butt.

Now Angela’s got to find a way to balance her family life with her new gift and keep her mother in line. And it’s a lot for one woman to handle.

Carolyn Ridder Aspenson tackles, with comic cleverness, the serious subjects of mother-daughter relationships, death and raising teenagers in this smart, funny take on the love of family and the uncontrollable paths our lives take.

Unfinished Business, An Angela Panther Novel is the first in this paranormal chick lit series by author Carolyn Ridder Aspenson.  Look inside the book to discover the
relationship between Angela and Fran and sneak a peek into the life of an
ordinary woman with an extraordinary gift.

A PERSONAL NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR

Who wouldn’t want just one more chance to tell their loved ones how they feel? How much they love them? This book is my declaration of love to the woman who was patient and loving enough to raise me. I know if she could, my ma would come back in death and annoy and love me just as fiercely as she did in life.

Angela is a perfectly normal 40ish woman with two kids and a wonderful husband.  It’s a good life and she has spent the last little bit nursing her mother.  She is heartbroken when her mother passes, but still helps her kids understand that their Grandma is in a better place.  One of the things I truly love about this book is Angela and her family are just regular people, dealing with real life.

I felt the complete love and support in this family as if I was a part of them.  The fact that her husband listens to her and eventually backs her in something he finds so unbelievable is what real love is about.  Granted Fran gives Angela some help convincing Jake……here’s a peek:

 My mother, who had stayed silent through the bulk of this conversation, thank God, groaned.  “Ang, I have an idea.”

“Okay,” I said to both of them.

My mother floated behind Jake.   “Tell him I know about the prostitute.”

My mouth dropped.  I looked at my mother and then back at Jake.  “What’s this about a prostitute, Jake?”  Admittedly, I might have said that just a little too loud, bu who wouldn’t?  A prostitute?

Jake jerked his head back and forth, and I was pretty sure he was looking for my mother.  “Oh my God,” he laughed.  Laughed! “Holy shit, it is true.  Your mother really is a ghost, isn’t she?”

That didn’t help me understand about the prostitute, and apparently my mother found that funny too because she was doing the whole head bob laugh thing again.

I, however, did not find it the least bit funny.  “Someone had better tell me about the freaking prostitute.”  I clenched my teeth so tight I think I chipped one.  “Right now.”

I guarantee you will laugh out loud when you read the rest of this conversation.  My husband thought I was crazy…LOL

There is a serious issue that is happening in the background as well that has to do with Angela’s teenage daughter.  Sometimes having a ghost on your side can make all the difference.

Again, you will laugh, and you will cry, but this book is worth every emotion it forced from me.

Buy this book!! You won’t regret it!!

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It’s Just A Little Crush by Caroline Fardig

IJALC_CoverThis book truly is LAUGH OUT LOUD FUNNY! You will love the real, in-depth characters! Lizzie is a fantastic heroine! I kept reading snippets of the book to my husband, because I think everyone should enjoy her wit. I read him enough pieces that he now wants to read it too! This book truly does have a bit of everything – love, mystery, romance, and danger!

P.S. Look for another post on this book on August 19th!  Special treat coming up!! :-)

Here is the blurb:

The sleepy town of Liberty hasn’t seen murder in…well…ever. Residents are stunned when the body of a young woman is found strangled, and reporters at the Liberty Chronicle are thrilled, rather disturbingly, over the biggest news story to hit town this century.
Lizzie Hart has even bigger problems. Lately, she can’t seem to concentrate on her job as copy editor at the Chronicle with the new hunky investigative reporter, Blake Morgan, swaggering around the office. How can a girl work when she’s using all of her energy combating Blake-induced hot flashes and struggling to repress the giggly inner schoolgirl that’s constantly rearing her dorky head? It’s a good thing that Blake barely knows Lizzie exists.
After an odd string of events, however, Lizzie begins to wonder if Blake is really as fabulous as she has fantasized. When Lizzie and Blake find a co-worker dead, Blake’s personality changes completely—and not in a good way. Even though the police rule the death as an accident, Lizzie immediately suspects foul play and senses a connection to the recent murder. She is determined to bring the killer to justice, but is having some trouble getting her Nancy Drew on thanks to the pesky stalker she’s picked up—Blake Morgan. Wait, didn’t she want him to follow her around and pay attention to her? Not like this. Blake has turned from cool and smooth to cold and downright scary, making Lizzie wonder if he should be next on her suspect list.

I enjoyed Lizzie so much and found myself wanting to talk to her for real!  She is just so much fun and her sarcastic (sometimes snarky) wit had me cracking up.  I love that we really get to know Blake as well. When I first read about Blake, I was thinking he was going to be a typical shallow, arrogant man. Boy was I wrong!  He seemed so out of reach and I love discovering the real man with Lizzie.  I can’t WAIT for the next book!!  You better believe I will be on it as soon as I get more info on it! :-)

Something I wasn’t sure about was whether the mystery in the book would be good. You never know with a new author, but I have to tell you it was astonishing! I didn’t see that ending coming AT ALL! I LOVE IT when a book surprises me because it doesn’t happen all that often anymore. Rocks are thrown through windows, people are dying, bombs are going off, and in between it all you have this fantastic, witty dialogue!  This book was also a dream to read.  The writing is very smooth and I really didn’t want it to end.  Granted I wanted them to find and catch the killer, but we were having such fun along the way!

This is definitely a book I can see myself picking up and rereading every once in a while when I want some serious funny!

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