Sassy & Dangerous Faves of 2016

With 2017 fast approaching, I thought it'd be the perfect time to share my favorite reads of 2016. I've read a lot of good books this year and even though it wasn't as much as I liked to have read, (literally 5 books away from finishing my GR goal ahh!) it was still a good year of reading overall. Continue reading to see which books of I read made it to the top 9 faves of 2016!

Christmas Gift Idea - Daniel Wellington Watches


For the past few months that I've been on Instagram, I've noticed that the Daniel Wellington watches have been a highly popular company. I was recently gifted a watch myself from them and today I'm going to share with you some of my latest shots featuring their watch as well as what I think about the product! For anyone contemplating purchasing a watch, check out the company's page here!

Cover Reveal: Until it Fades by K.A. Tucker

OH MY GOSH! This! Cover! Is! GORGEOUS! My excitement for the book is so huge,  you guys! The second I read the synopsis for this book I was so in love and now I'm itching even more to get my hands on this book because of that cover! AHHH! May 2017 can not come any sooner! Click read more to see the stunning cover to Tucker's upcoming release, UNTIL IT FADES!

#DestroyYourTBR - London Belongs to Me by Jacquelyn Middleton

Title: London Belongs to Me
Author: Jacquelyn Middleton
Genre: New Adult, Contemporary, Chick-Lit
Release Date: October 14th, 2016
Publisher: Kirkwall Books
A New City A New Start. Same Old Demons. Your flight is now boarding! Join Alex Sinclair for a life-changing, trans-Atlantic journey. London Belongs to Me is a coming-of-age story about friendship, following your dreams, and learning when to let go … and when to hang on. Meet Alex, a recent college graduate from Tallahassee, Florida in love with London, pop culture, and comic cons. It’s not easy being twenty-one-years-old, and Alex has never been the most popular girl. She’s an outsider, a geeky fangirl … with dreams of becoming a playwright in a city she’s loved from afar, but never visited. Fleeing America after a devastating betrayal, she believes London is where she’ll be understood, where she belongs. But Alex’s past of panic attacks and broken relationships is hard to escape. When her demons team up with a jealous rival determined to destroy her new British life, Alex begins to question everything: her life-long dream, her new friends, and whether London is where she truly belongs.

I Heart Bookstagram Tag

If you've been following me throughout my social media channels, you'll know that I absolutely love sharing bookish pictures. When I'm not fangirling over my latest read or watching the current episode to AHS, you can almost certainly find me with my phone in hand and a book in the other trying to get that perfect shot. 

| Review | Beautiful by Christina Lauren

Title: Beautiful (Book #5)
Author: Christina Lauren
Genre: Adult, Contemporary, Romance
Release Date: October 4th, 2016
Publisher:  Gallery Books
A FREE-SPIRITED GIRL IN NEED OF A BREAK. A MAN WEIGHED DOWN BY RESPONSIBILITY. A ROAD TRIP VACATION WHERE ALL BETS ARE OFF. OH, AND A LOT OF WINE. After walking in on her boyfriend shagging another girl in their place, Pippa Bay Cox ditches London for the States to go on a drunken road trip with Ruby Miller and some of her Beautiful friends. Scaling the career ladder is the default way to deal with heartbreak—and to just deal—for Jensen Bergstrom. Absolutely buried by his drive and workload, he rarely takes time for himself. But when his sister Hanna convinces him to join the gang on a two-week wine tour, he has a rare moment of cutting loose. Of course, it’s only once he’s committed that he realizes the strange girl he met briefly on the plane is coming along, too. She might be too much for him…or he might realize his life has become too small and needs her to make it bigger, crazier. With this circle of friends there’s always something going on: from Chloe and Sara’s unexpected personality swaps to Will’s new domestic side to Bennett’s text message barrage and George’s own happily-ever-after. In short, their adventures in love, friendship, and hilarity are nothing short of Beautiful.

| Release Day Review | A Place in the Sun by R.S. Grey

Title: A Place in the Sun
Author: R.S. Grey
Genre: New Adult, Contemporary, Romance
Release Date: October 24th, 2016
Publisher:  Self-Published
When her mother’s incessant matchmaking hits an all-time high, Georgie Archibald does what any sensible woman would do: she flees the country. Seeking refuge in the picturesque seaside village of Vernazza, Italy, Georgie’s only plan is to lie low, gorge herself on gelato, and let the wine and waves wash her troubles away... that is until she wakes up in a bed that belongs to the most romantic-looking man she’s ever seen. Gianluca. After going out of his way to rescue her, the former London financier turned mysterious recluse makes it clear that despite acting as her white knight, he has no plans to co-star in her fairytale. But Georgie isn’t asking for his heart—she’s merely intrigued. After all, Gianluca isn’t just gorgeous—tall and tan from days spent in the sun—his touch sets her world on fire. With him, Georgie experiences the most intoxicating passion she’s ever known, and it only takes a few steamy nights for her to realize that sometimes running away from trouble is the best way to find it.

| Release Day Review | A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas

Title: A Study in Scarlet Women
Author: Sherry Thomas
Genre: Mystery, Historical Fiction, Retelling
Release Date: October 18th, 2016
Publisher:  Berkley
With her inquisitive mind, Charlotte Holmes has never felt comfortable with the demureness expected of the fairer sex in upper class society. But even she never thought that she would become a social pariah, an outcast fending for herself on the mean streets of London. When the city is struck by a trio of unexpected deaths and suspicion falls on her sister and her father, Charlotte is desperate to find the true culprits and clear the family name. She’ll have help from friends new and old—a kind-hearted widow, a police inspector, and a man who has long loved her. But in the end, it will be up to Charlotte, under the assumed name Sherlock Holmes, to challenge society’s expectations and match wits against an unseen mastermind.

| Mini Review | A Curious Beginning by Deanna Raybourn - The New Nancy Drew

Title: A Curious Beginning
Author: Deanna Raybourn
Genre: Adult, Mystery, Historical Fiction
Release Date: July 12th, 2016
Publisher:  Berkley
In her thrilling new series, Deanna Raybourn, the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries, returns once more to Victorian England...and introduces intrepid adventuress Veronica Speedwell. London, 1887. After burying her spinster aunt, orphaned Veronica Speedwell is free to resume her world travels in pursuit of scientific inquiry—and the occasional romantic dalliance. As familiar with hunting butterflies as with fending off admirers, Veronica intends to embark upon the journey of a lifetime. But fate has other plans when Veronica thwarts her own attempted abduction with the help of an enigmatic German baron, who offers her sanctuary in the care of his friend Stoker, a reclusive and bad-tempered natural historian. But before the baron can reveal what he knows of the plot against her, he is found murdered—leaving Veronica and Stoker on the run from an elusive assailant as wary partners in search of the villainous truth.

Cover Reveal & Giveaway - Alaskan Den Men Christmas Special by Talina Perkins, Amy Lamont & Jennifer Hilt

Who here loves some early Christmas surprises? I know I do! Continue reading to see the gorgeous covers for the Alaskan Den Men Christmas Special and don't forget to enter the giveaway at the bottom of this post!

Cover Reveal - A Place in the Sun by R.S. Grey

If you know me then you know how much I love R.S. Grey! Her books are freaking fantastic and I am SO excited to help reveal the cover of her upcoming release, A PLACE IN THE SUN! Quick, scroll down so you can take a look at it and fall in love just like I did!

Wishlist Weekend Party - SheIn Women's Clothing

Everyone knows how exciting it is to go clothes shopping, whether in a physical store or in the comfort of your pj's while you scroll through an online website at home. Shopping is always fun, no matter what. Today I'll be bringing you a collage/wishlist from a company I adore called SheIn! Check out the items below and a might need your wallet out and ready after you finish reading!

Top Five Wardrobe Essentials for the Fall

I don't know about you, but fall is my favorite time of the year. It's when the leaves are starting to change in multiple colors, we start our mornings off with a delicious pumpkin latte and we get ready to bring out those fall outfits! Today I'm sharing with you guys my top five wardrobe essentials that every girl must have for the fall!

AUTHOR Q:A - Nina Bocci, Co-Author of Roman Crazy

Today I'm so very excited to share with you the interview I had with one of the authors of ROMAN CRAZY – Nina Bocci! In this interview we’ll be talking about how she and Alice Clayton, her co-author, came up with the idea for Roman Crazy, what it was like being a co-author and what else they have planned up their sleeve for the next in the series! I can’t thank Nina enough for stopping by the blog today and answering all my questions – continue on reading to see her answers and don’t forget to pick up a copy of ROMAN CRAZY, out now!

| Release Day Review | Roman Crazy by Alice Clayton & Nina Bocci - When In Rome...

Title: Roman Crazy (Broads Abroad #1)
Author: Alice Clayton & Nina Bocci
Genre: Romance, New Adult, Contemporary
Release Date: September 13th, 2016
Publisher:  Gallery Books
Avery Bardot steps off the plane in Rome, looking for a fresh start. She’s left behind a soon-to-be ex-husband in Boston and plans to spend the summer with her best friend Daisy, licking her wounds—and perhaps a gelato or two. But when her American-expat friend throws her a welcome party on her first night, Avery’s thrown for a loop when she sees a man she never thought she’d see again: Italian architect Marcello Bianchi. Marcello was the man—the one who got away. And now her past is colliding with her present, a present where she should be mourning the loss of her marriage and—hey, that fettuccine is delicious! And so is Marcello… Slipping easily into the good life of summertime in Rome, Avery spends her days exploring a city that makes art historians swoon, and her nights swooning over her unexpected what was old is new again romance. It’s heady, it’s fevered, it’s wanton, and it’s crazy. But could this really be her new life? Or is it just a temporary reprieve before returning to the land of twin-set cardigans and crustless sandwiches?

| Review | Everywhere and Everyway by Jennifer Probst - Building Your Own Love Story!

Title: Everywhere and Every Way
Author: Jennifer Probst
Genre: Romance, New Adult, Contemporary
Release Date: May 31st, 2016
Publisher:  Gallery Books
Ever the responsible eldest brother, Caleb Pierce started working for his father’s luxury contracting business at a young age, dreaming of one day sitting in the boss’s chair. But his father’s will throws a wrench in his plans by stipulating that Caleb share control of the family business with his two estranged brothers. Things only get more complicated when demanding high-end home designer Morgan hires Caleb to build her a customized dream house that matches her specifications to a T—or she’ll use her powerful connections to poison the Pierce brothers’ reputation. Not one to ignore a challenge, Caleb vows to get the job done—if only he can stop getting distracted by his new client’s perfect…amenities. But there’s more to icy Morgan than meets the eye. And Caleb’s not the only one who knows how to use a stud-finder. In fact, Morgan is pretty sure she’s found hers—and he looks quite enticing in a hard hat. As sparks fly between Morgan and Caleb despite his best intentions not to mix business and pleasure, will she finally warm up and help him lay the foundation for everlasting love?

| Mini Reviews | The Doll's House & Liar Liar by M.J. Arlidge - A Twisted Killer & Arsonist

Title: The Doll's House
Author: M.J. Arlige
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Crime Fiction
Release Date: February 12th, 2015
Publisher:  Penguin
A young woman wakes up in a cold, dark cellar, with no idea how she got there or who her kidnapper is. So begins her terrible nightmare. Nearby, the body of another young woman is discovered buried on a remote beach. But the dead girl was never reported missing - her estranged family having received regular texts from her over the years. Someone has been keeping her alive from beyond the grave. For Detective Inspector Helen Grace it's chilling evidence that she's searching for a monster who is not just twisted but also clever and resourceful - a predator who's killed before. And as Helen struggles to understand the killer's motivation, she begins to realize that she's in a desperate race against time . . .

| Blog Tour & Mini Review | Selfies in the Wild by C.L. Murphy

Title: Selfies in the Wild
Author: C.L. Murphy
Genre: Kids
Release Date: August 1st, 2016
Publisher:  Peanut Butter Prose
Lobo and his sidekick raven find a trail camera in their neck of the woods, and it attracts the attention of forest friends. Images captured have never been sillier or more candid. Just as their wild dispositions are exposed, the photo shoot comes to an unexpected end and they're all left wondering why. The reason may be obvious.

| ARC Review | Swear on this Life by Renee Carlino - Pinky Swear?

Title: Swear on This Life
Author: Renee Carlino
Genre: Romance, New Adult, Contemporary
Release Date: August 9th, 2016
Publisher:  Atria Books
When a bestselling debut novel from mysterious author J.Colby becomes the literary event of the year, Emiline reads it reluctantly. As an adjunct writing instructor at UC San Diego with her own stalled literary career and a bumpy long-term relationship, Emiline isn’t thrilled to celebrate the accomplishments of a young and gifted writer. Yet from the very first page, Emiline is entranced by the story of Emerson and Jackson, two childhood best friends who fall in love and dream of a better life beyond the long dirt road that winds through their impoverished town in rural Ohio. That’s because the novel is patterned on Emiline’s own dark and desperate childhood, which means that “J. Colby” must be Jase: the best friend and first love she hasn’t seen in over a decade. Far from being flattered that he wrote the novel from her perspective, Emiline is furious that he co-opted her painful past and took some dramatic creative liberties with the ending. The only way she can put her mind at ease is to find and confront “J. Colby,” but is she prepared to learn the truth behind the fiction?

| Review | Pop Goes the Weasel by M.J. Arlidge - A Thrilling & Twisted Thriller

Title: Pop Goes the Weasel
Author: M.J. Arlidge
Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Fiction
Release Date: October 5th, 2015
Publisher:  NAL
A man’s body is found in an empty house. A gruesome memento of his murder is sent to his wife and children. He is the first victim, and Detective Helen Grace knows he will not be the last. But why would a happily married man be this far from home in the dead of night? The media call it Jack the Ripper in reverse: a serial killer preying on family men who lead hidden double lives. Helen can sense the fury behind the murders. But what she cannot possibly predict is how volatile this killer is—or what is waiting for her at the end of the chase...

| Release Review | The Summer Games: Out of Bounds by R.S. Grey - I'm Addicted to You

Title: The Summer Games: Out of Bounds
Author: R.S. Grey
Genre: Romance, New Adult, Sports
Release Date: August 1st, 2016
Publisher:  Self-Published
I despise Erik Winter. He’s arrogant and cruel—a man I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy—and by some twisted turn of fate, he’s my new Olympic gymnastics coach. I’ve had to contend with gruff coaches in the past, but Erik is far worse. His stern demeanor complements a body built for intimidation, and his reprimands come from a mouth so cunning, I know it could strip me of my defenses—if I let it. Though each of us would love to be rid of the other forever, we are bound to each other by need and necessity. I’m his rising star, his best shot at proving himself to his critics. And without a coach, I have zero chance of winning gold in Rio. The easiest way forward would be to wave a white flag and make peace with the man I’ll be sharing close quarters with for the foreseeable future, but he is intent on war. Fine. By. Me. If he pushes me, I’ll push back harder. If he wants to test me, to play with my head, I’ll show him just how many boundaries I’m willing to cross. Because I know it’s not a choice between winning or warring—not if you can have them both. At the end of it all, I plan on leaving Rio with gold around my neck and his icy heart in the palm of my hand.

| Release Day Blitz | The Summer Games: Out of Bounds by R.S. Grey

It's here! It's finally here! Today is the much awaited release day for THE SUMMER GAMES: OUT OF BOUNDS by R.S. Grey! Read more to find out a little bit about the book before heading over to check out my four cups of coffee review!

ARC August 2016 - AKA Devour All the Books!

Check out what books I'll be devouring in the month of August! Trust me, you don't want to miss out on these great titles!

| Mini Review | Dirty by Kylie Scott - Shaken, Not Stirred!

Title: Dirty (Dive Bar #1)
Author: Kylie Scott
Genre: Romance, Contemporary, Adult
Release Date: April 19th, 2016
Publisher:  St. Martin's Griffin
The last thing Vaughan Hewson expects to find when he returns to his childhood home is a broken hearted bride in his shower, let alone the drama and chaos that comes with her. Lydia Green doesn't know whether to burn down the church or sit and cry in a corner. Discovering the love of your life is having an affair on your wedding day is bad enough. Finding out it's with his best man is another thing all together. She narrowly escapes tying the knot and meets Vaughan only hours later. Vaughan is the exact opposite of the picture perfect, respected businessman she thought she'd marry. This former musician-turned-bartender is rough around the edges and unsettled. But she already tried Mr. Right and discovered he's all wrong-maybe it's time to give Mr. Right Now a chance. After all, what's wrong with getting dirty?

The Nerdy Bookworm Box Interview - Experience the Magic

Today the wonderful Jen from the Nerdy Bookworm Box is stopping by the blog for an interview! Click to read more about the box as well as Jen herself!

| Excerpt Reveal & Pre-order Special | Close to You by Kristen Proby

Title: Close to You by (#2 Fusion)
Author: Kristen Proby
Genre: Romance, Contemporary, Adult
Release Date: August 9th, 2016
Publisher:  William Morrow Paperbacks
Camilla, “Cami,” LaRue was five years old when she first fell in love with Landon Palazzo. Everyone told her the puppy love would fade—they clearly never met Landon. When he left after graduation without a backward glance, she was heartbroken. But Cami grew up, moved on, and became part-owner of wildly popular restaurant Seduction. She has everything she could want...or so she thinks. After spending the last 12 years as a Navy fighter pilot, Landon returns to Portland to take over the family construction business. When he catches a glimpse of little Cami LaRue, he realizes she’s not so little any more. He always had a soft spot for his little sister’s best friend, but nothing is soft now when he’s around the gorgeous restauranteur. Landon isn’t going to pass up the chance to make the girl-next-door his. She’s never been one for romance, but he’s just the one to change her mind. Will seduction be just the name of her restaurant or will Cami let him get close enough to fulfill all her fantasies?

| Release Day Launch | Torn by Jennifer L. Armentrout - Things Are About to Get Wicked in New Orleans

Title: Torn (#2 A Wicked Saga)
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
Genre: New Adult, Fantasy, Romance
Release Date: July 19th, 2016
Publisher:  Self-Published
Torn between duty and survival, nothing can be the same. Everything Ivy Morgan thought she knew has been turned on its head. After being betrayed and then nearly killed by the Prince of the Fae, she’s left bruised and devastated—and with an earth-shattering secret that she must keep at all costs. And if the Order finds out her secret, they’ll kill her. Then there’s Ren Owens, the sexy, tattooed Elite member of the Order who has been sharing Ivy’s bed and claiming her heart. Their chemistry is smoking hot, but Ivy knows that Ren has always valued his duty to the Order above all else—he could never touch her if he knew the truth. That is, if he let her live at all. Yet how can she live with herself if she lies to him? But as the Fae Prince begins to close in, intent on permanently opening the gates to the Otherworld, Ivy is running out of options. If she doesn’t figure out who she can trust—and fast—it’s not only her heart that will be torn apart, but civilization itself.

Q&A with Cass Green, Author of The Woman Next Door

Title: The Woman Next Door
Author: Cass Green
Genre: Adult, Thriller, Mystery
Release Date: July 22nd, 2016
Publisher:  Killer Reads
Two suburban women. Two dark secrets. The almost perfect murder. Melissa and Hester have lived next door to each other for years. When Melissa’s daughter was younger, Hester was almost like a grandmother to her. But recently they haven’t been so close. Hester has plans to change all that. It’s obvious to her that despite Melissa’s outwardly glamorous and successful life, she needs Hester’s help. But taking help from Hester might not be such a good idea for a woman with as many secrets as Melissa…

| Review | Cream of the Crop by Alice Clayton - Got Cheese?

Title: Cream of the Crop
Author: Alice Clayton
Genre: New Adult, Romance, Humor
Release Date: July 12th, 2016
Publisher:  Gallery Books
Manhattan’s It Girl, Natalie Grayson, has it all: she’s a hot exec at a leading advertising firm, known industry-wide for her challenging and edgy campaigns. She’s got a large circle of friends, a family that loves her dearly, and her dance card is always full with handsome eligible bachelors. What else could a modern gal-about-town wish for? The answer, of course, is...cheese. Natalie’s favorite part of each week is spending Saturday morning at the Union Square Farmer’s Market, where she indulges her love of all things triple cream. Her favorite booth also indulges her love of all things handsome. Oscar Mendoza, owner of the Bailey Falls Creamery and purveyor of the finest artisanal cheeses the Hudson Valley has to offer, is tall, dark, mysterious, and a bit oblivious. Or so she thinks. But that doesn’t stop Natalie from fantasizing about the size of his, ahem, milk can. Romance is churning, passion is burning, and something incredible is rising to the top. Could it

| Review | The Summer Games: Settling the Score by R.S. Grey - Let the Games Begin

Title: Settling the Score (The Summer Games #1)
Author: R.S. Grey
Genre: New Adult, Romance, Sports,
Release Date: May 2nd, 2016
Publisher:  Self-Published
As an Olympic rookie, Andie Foster has spent far more time in her cleats than between the sheets. For 21 years, her Friday nights have consisted of blocking shots rather than taking them. But now that she's landed in Rio, she's ready to see for herself if the rumors about the Olympic Village are true: • The athletes are all sex-crazed maniacs... • The committee passes out condoms like candy... • The games continue long after the medals have been handed out... As Andie walks the line between rumor and reality, she's forced into the path of Frederick Archibald, a decorated Olympic swimmer and owner of a sexy British accent--too bad he's unavailable in a way that "it's complicated" doesn't even begin to explain. In other words: off limits. It doesn't matter that he has abs that could bring peace to the Middle East and a smile that makes even the Queen blush; Andie fully intends on keeping her focus on the soccer field. But the Village is small. Suffocating. Everywhere Andie goes, Freddie happens to be there--shirtless, wet from the pool, and determined to show her a whole new meaning of the phrase "international affairs".

| Review | Unbreak my Heart by Nicole Jacquelyn - We Found Love in a Hopeless Place

Title: Unbreak my Heart
Author: Nicole Jacquelyn
Genre: Contemporary, Romance, Adult
Release Date: June 7th, 2016
Publisher:  Forever Romance
What do you do when your soul mate marries your best friend?

If you're Kate Evans, you keep your friend Rachel, bond with her kids, and bury your feelings for her husband. The fact that Shane's in the military and away for long periods helps-but when tragedy strikes, everything changes.

After Rachel, pregnant with her fourth child, dies in a car accident and the baby miraculously survives, Kate upends her entire life to share parenting duties. Then on the first anniversary of Rachel's death, Kate and Shane take comfort in each other in a night that they both soon regret.

Shane's been angry for a year, and now he feels guilty too - for sleeping with his wife's best friend and liking it . . . liking her. Kate's ability to read him like a book may have once sent Shane running, but their lives are forever entwined and they are growing closer.

Now with Shane deployed for seven months, Kate is on her own and struggling with being a single parent. Shane is loving and supportive from thousands of miles away, but his homecoming brings a betrayal Kate never saw coming. So Kate's only choice is to fight for the future she deserves - with or without Shane. . .

| ARC Review | The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware - Things Are About to Get Murky

Title: The Woman in Cabin 10
Author: Ruth Ware
Genre: Fiction, Thriller, Mystery
Release Date: July 19th, 2016
Publisher:  Gallery Books
In this tightly wound, enthralling story reminiscent of Agatha Christie’s works, Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. The sky is clear, the waters calm, and the veneered, select guests jovial as the exclusive cruise ship, the Aurora, begins her voyage in the picturesque North Sea. At first, Lo’s stay is nothing but pleasant: the cabins are plush, the dinner parties are sparkling, and the guests are elegant. But as the week wears on, frigid winds whip the deck, gray skies fall, and Lo witnesses what she can only describe as a dark and terrifying nightmare: a woman being thrown overboard. The problem? All passengers remain accounted for—and so, the ship sails on as if nothing has happened, despite Lo’s desperate attempts to convey that something (or someone) has gone terribly, terribly wrong…

| Cover & Synopsis Reveal | The Summer Games: Out of Bounds by R.S. Grey

I CAN'T EVEN EXPLAIN HOW I'M SO EXCITED RIGHT NOW! Holy shizzles, this  cover! AND synopsis!! I can not wait for this book to be on my shelf! Quick, scroll down so you can take a look at it and fall in love just like I did!

| Cover Reveal | Long Way Home by Katie McGarry

Today on the blog, we finally get to see the cover reveal for LONG WAY HOME by Katie McGarry, the third book in the Thunder Road series! 

| Release Day Review | All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda - Tick-Tock

Title: All the Missing Girls
Author: Megan Miranda
Genre: Fiction, Thriller, Mystery
Release Date: June 28th, 2016
Publisher:  Simon & Schuster
It’s been ten years since Nicolette Farrell left her rural hometown after her best friend, Corinne, disappeared from Cooley Ridge without a trace. Back again to tie up loose ends and care for her ailing father, Nic is soon plunged into a shocking drama that reawakens Corinne’s case and breaks open old wounds long since stitched. The decade-old investigation focused on Nic, her brother Daniel, boyfriend Tyler, and Corinne’s boyfriend Jackson. Since then, only Nic has left Cooley Ridge. Daniel and his wife, Laura, are expecting a baby; Jackson works at the town bar; and Tyler is dating Annaleise Carter, Nic’s younger neighbor and the group’s alibi the night Corinne disappeared. Then, within days of Nic’s return, Annaleise goes missing. Told backwards—Day 15 to Day 1—from the time Annaleise goes missing, Nic works to unravel the truth about her younger neighbor’s disappearance, revealing shocking truths about her friends, her family, and what really happened to Corinne that night ten years ago.

Sassy's Fangirl Authors - Guest Post with Hannah West, Author of Kingdom of Ash and Briar

Welcome to Sassy's Fangirl Authors, a feature event where I introduce you to upcoming books as well as already published books! Make sure to add this fantasy retelling to your TBR list, because you definitely don't want to miss out on it! 

| ARC Review | Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris - Not Everything Is As It Seems

Title: Behind Closed Doors
Author: B.A. Paris
Genre: Fiction, Thriller, Mystery
Release Date: August 9th, 2016
Publisher:  St. Martin's Press
Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace: he has looks and wealth, she has charm and elegance. You'd like to get to know Grace better. But it's difficult, because you realize Jack and Grace are never apart. Some might call this true love. Picture this: a dinner party at their perfect home, the conversation and wine flowing. They appear to be in their element while entertaining. And Grace's friends are eager to reciprocate with lunch the following week. Grace wants to go, but knows she never will. Her friends call—so why doesn't Grace ever answer the phone? And how can she cook such elaborate meals but remain so slim? And why are there bars on one of the bedroom windows? The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie?

| Release Day Blitz | Weightless by Kandi Steiner - All The Feels!

Today we are celebrating the release of WEIGHTLESS, a gorgeously addictive New Adult contemporary from author Kandi Steiner!

#BookstagramLove - Sharing the Love of Bookstagram

Today is all about that #BookstagramLove! I'm sharing with you some of my top ten favorite bookstagram accounts. Make sure you have the app open so you can give these beautiful accounts some love!

| Review | Eeny Meeny by M.J. Arlidge - Eeny Meeny Miny Moe... You Are It

Title: Eeny Meeny (Helence Grace #1)
Author: M.J. Arlidge
Genre: Fiction, Thriller, Mystery
Release Date: May 8th, 2014
Publisher:  Berkley/NAL
The girl emerged from the woods, barely alive. Her story was beyond belief. But it was true. Every dreadful word of it. Days later, another desperate escapee is found - and a pattern is emerging. Pairs of victims are being abducted, imprisoned then faced with a terrible choice: kill or be killed. Would you rather lose your life or lose your mind? Detective Inspector Helen Grace has faced down her own demons on her rise to the top. As she leads the investigation to hunt down this unseen monster, she learns that it may be the survivors - living calling cards - who hold the key to the case. And unless she succeeds, more innocents will die . . .

Sassy's Fangirl Authors - Guest Post with Louise Gornall on the Publishing Process of YA Debut

Welcome to Sassy's Fangirl Authors, a feature event where I introduce you to upcoming books as well as already published books! Make sure to add this unique contemporary novel to your TBR list, because you definitely don't want to miss out on it! 

| Review | Nuts by Alice Clayton - Things Are About to Get Nutty

Title: Nuts (Hudson Valley #1)
Author: Alice Clayton
Genre: New Adult, Contemporary, Humor
Release Date: October 20th, 2015
Publisher:  Gallery Books
After losing almost all of her clients in one fell swoop following an accident involving whipped cream, private chef to Hollywood’s elite Roxie Callahan gets a call from her flighty mother, saying she’s needed home in upstate New York to run the family diner. Once she's back in the Hudson Valley, local organic farmer Leo delivers Roxie a lovely bunch of walnuts, and soon sparks—and clothing—begin to fly. Leo believes that everything worth doing is worth doing slowly…and how! But will Roxie stay upstate, or will the lure of West Coast redemption tempt her back to Tinseltown?

| Blog Tour | Interview with Roshani Chokshi, Author of The Star Touched Queen

Title: The Star Touched Queen
Author: Roshani Chohski
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Mythology
Release Date: April 26th, 2016
Publisher:  St. Martin's Griffin
Cursed with a horoscope that promises a marriage of Death and Destruction, sixteen-year-old Maya has only earned the scorn and fear of her father's kingdom. Content to follow more scholarly pursuits, her world is upheaved when her father, the Raja, arranges a wedding of political convenience to quell outside rebellions. But when her wedding takes a fatal turn, Maya becomes the queen of Akaran and wife of Amar. Yet neither roles are what she expected. As Akaran's queen, she finds her voice and power. As Amar's wife, she finds friendship and warmth. But Akaran has its own secrets - thousands of locked doors, gardens of glass, and a tree that bears memories instead of fruit. Beneath Akaran's magic, Maya begins to suspect her life is in danger. When she ignores Amar's plea for patience, her discoveries put more than new love at risk - it threatens the balance of all realms, human and Otherworldly. Now, Maya must confront a secret that spans reincarnated lives and fight her way through the dangerous underbelly of the Otherworld if she wants to protect the people she loves.

Blog Tour & Scavenger Hunt Giveaway - Invision by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Title: Invision (Chroniles of Nick #7)
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Dystopia
Release Date: May 3rd, 2016
Publisher:  St. Martin's Press
One boy . . . Many demons. Think there’s a lot of pressure on your shoulders? Nick Gautier was born to bring about the end of the world . . . it’s not easy being the heir of a demon overlord. But Nick is determined to thwart his destiny and get into a good college. To be more than his genetics and prophecy foretell. No one is ever going to tell this stubborn Cajun who and what he really is. Or how to live his life. Not even the Fates of the Universe. But now that he and his team of ancient gods and demons have claimed the Eye of Ananke and he sees the missteps of the future, he has to battle the demons within that are far deadlier and more treacherous than any he’s battled before. All the while his arch nemesis is back and determined to reclaim his place as the harbinger for Armageddon. Even if it means killing Nick and barbecuing everyone he loves to do so.

Sassy's Fangirl Authors - Interview & Giveaway with Carrie Firestone

Welcome to Sassy's Fangirl Authors, a feature event where I introduce you to upcoming books as well as already published books! Make sure to add this fun contemporary novel to your TBR list, because you definitely don't want to miss out on this one! 

Sassy & Classy - Casual, Classy & Chic Office Looks with Betabrand!

I am beyond excited to be partnering up with Betabrand today on Sassy & Dangerous! For those who aren't familiar with the brand, they are an online clothing community, based in San Francisco. They design, manufacture, and release new products nonstop. From dress pant yoga pants, to fun hoodies, this company has it all! Today, I've partnered up with them to give you some classy, casual and chic office looks! 

| ARC Review | Consider by Kristy Acevedo - Days of Doom

Title: Consider
Author: Kristy Acevedo
Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Dystopia
Release Date: April 19th, 2016
Publisher:  Jolly Fish Press
As if Alexandra Lucas’ anxiety disorder isn’t enough, mysterious holograms suddenly appear from the sky, heralding the end of the world. They bring an ultimatum: heed the warning and step through a portal-like vertex to safety, or stay and be destroyed by a comet they say is on a collision course with earth. How’s that for senior year stress? The holograms, claiming to be humans from the future, bring the promise of safety. But without the ability to verify their story, Alex is forced to consider what is best for her friends, her family, and herself. To stay or to go. A decision must be made. With the deadline of the holograms’ prophecy fast approaching, Alex feels as though she is living on a ticking time bomb, until she discovers it is much, much worse.

Sassy's Fangirl Authors - Interview & Giveaway with Mia Garcia

Welcome to Sassy's Fangirl Authors, a feature event where I introduce you to upcoming books as well as already published books! Make sure to add this unique retelling to your TBR list, because you definitely don't want to miss out on this one! 

| ARC Review | Dreamology by Lucy Keating - We Found Love in a Hopeless Place

Title: Dreamology
Author: Lucy Keating
Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance
Release Date: April 12th, 2016
Publisher:  Harper Teen
For as long as Alice can remember, she has dreamed of Max. Together they have traveled the world and fallen deliriously, hopelessly in love. Max is the boy of her dreams—and only her dreams. Because he doesn’t exist. But when Alice walks into class on her first day at a new school, there he is. It turns out, though, that Real Max is nothing like Dream Max, and getting to know each other in reality isn’t as perfect as Alice always hoped. When their dreams start to bleed dangerously into their waking hours, the pair realize that they might have to put an end to a lifetime of dreaming about each other. But when you fall in love in your dreams, can reality ever be enough?

| ARC Review | Island in the Sea by Anita Hughes - Summer Lovin'

Title: Island in the Sea
Author: Anita Hughes
Genre: Adult Fiction, Contemporary, Romance
Release Date: April 12th, 2016
Publisher:  St. Martin's Press
Juliet Lyman is a senior executive at Yesterday Records. Music is her passion and she's very good at her job. That's why her famously philanthropic boss Gideon sends her to Majorca, Spain to work with a very tortured, but talented client. Lionel Harding is one of the best song writers of the 20th century, the multi-Grammy award-winning lyricist of the third most recorded song in history. But now he's 42 and six months overdue on the his latest paid assignment. Juliet is not leaving Majorca without either new lyrics or a very large check. To Juliet, business comes first. Emotions are secondary, and love isn't even on the menu. But to Lionel, love is everything, and he blames Gideon for his broken heart. He's determined to show Juliet that nothing is more important than love, but Juliet is just as determined to get Lionel to create the music that made him famous. If she can sign up local talent, even better. Her new friend Gabriella has a voice like an angel, but she's not interested in fame. Her grandmother, Lydia, wants the world for Gabriella, and she wants Juliet's help to give it to her. As her professional and personal lives start to mix for the first time, Juliet is forced to reevaluate her priorities. Gideon hasn't been totally honest, and love may be the only thing that gives them all what they need.

Stay Stylish & Bookish - A New Sassy & Dangerous

I am literally jumping with excitement as I write this post today. For the last couple of months now, an idea has been running around in my head and with the help of the ever so amazing Kelly over at Diva Book Nerd, I am finally going through with it!

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