Category: Blog Tours

Excerpt: Almost Jamie by Gina Robinson

Posted June 8, 2017 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Excerpts / / 0 Comments
Excerpt: Almost Jamie by Gina Robinson

In honour of the release of the book, we’ve returned to give you a little taste of Almost Jamie by Gina Robinson! First, here’s a bit more about the book, and don’t forget to enter the giveaway at the end! About the book Excerpt Austin pulled me past Jet City Comicon’s VIP waiting area to the front of the general admission crowd waiting to see the stars of Jamie. He seemed energized. Several fan clubs gathered together at the front of the line, wearing buttons and holding banners. He approached the throng and blew them kisses. “Lovely ladies!” Suddenly, Austin was Jamie, as played by Connor, right down to the convincing, and sexy, Scottish accent. The cheering crowd felt his charisma and did a collective swoon. I was so close to him, I was nearly bowled over by the switch and power of personality. “Beautiful lasses, I’m sorry to disappoint you. Especially as you’re […]

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Review: Some Kind of Magic by Mary Ann Marlowe

Posted January 25, 2017 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Reviews / / 3 Comments
Review: Some Kind of Magic by Mary Ann Marlowe

The Faerie Queen’s review I knew I was going to like this one, but I didn’t realise I would like it as much as I did! What a pleasant surprise! I liked both Eden and Adam from the start. Eden was relatable in so many ways, from her interest in biology and genetics (YAY STEM) to her desire to find a guy with a stable job (but, ya know, that goes out the window fairly quickly). I loved Adam and how down-to-Earth he was (now). Their chemistry was really well-written, though I never felt consumed by it. I LOVED that Adam wasn’t Broken, which is the rock star stereotype in books. In fact, I think part of the conflict in the book came down to Eden thinking he’d be like a rock star stereotype, partying all the time and sleeping around, even when his words and behaviour showed he wasn’t. As with 90% […]

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Review: Playing Pretend by Juliana Haygert

Posted January 20, 2017 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Reviews / / 1 Comment
Review: Playing Pretend by Juliana Haygert

The Faerie Queen’s review This was a quick, easy read. Starring Charlotte –a reluctant rich college girl– and Mason –a Masters student on the rebound after a failed relationship– who meet on spring break, have an obsessive fling and then split, not sharing personal info because they believe they’ll never meet again. And yet they do meet, and the truth comes out. Both Charlotte and Mason were likeable enough, and they worked well together, except when there was drama. (There’s always drama.) While there was some heat in this book, it wasn’t too graphic, at least compared to some other NA books I’ve read. My main issue with this book was that it was a bit too formulaic. Petite heroine (seriously??? Again???); towering hero (ok, not complaining about this one); repetitive, “perfect” sex; secrets that, if they came out, would ruin everything. I know NA books do tend to have a similar basic plot structure, […]

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Spotlight: Tidal Patterns by Rachelle Paige

Posted December 9, 2016 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours / / 0 Comments
Spotlight: Tidal Patterns by Rachelle Paige

Happy Friday! We’re just swinging by to put this little gem on your radars! Read more about Tidal Patterns by Rachelle Paige below, keeping in mind that it and its sequel are both on sale for 99p at the moment! Tidal Patterns Follow the tour Monday 5th December Fiction Fascination Tuesday 6th December Carry On Beautiful Wednesday 7th December A Daydreamer’s Thoughts Thursday 8th December Whispering Stories Friday 9th December Love in a Time of Feminism Saturday 10th December Sparkly Word Blooming Fiction Sunday 11th December Big Book Little Book Tales of Yesterday

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Interview: Stephanie Fournet, author of You First

Posted December 5, 2016 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Interviews / / 1 Comment
Interview: Stephanie Fournet, author of You First

Hey everyone! Today, we’re joined by Stephanie Fournet, author of You First, for a special Q&A! See what Stephanie thinks about her characters, their relationship and romance in general. You can also find out more about their book and enter a giveaway at the end! An interview with Stephanie Fournet Describe your book in three words. Meant to be. Were Gray and Meredith based on anyone you know? Did you put any of your own personality into them? Gray and Meredith aren’t based on anyone I know, but Gray is a writer. Granted, he writes crime and suspense, and I don’t, but some of his creative processes reflect the way I work. What are you favourite and least favourite aspects of Gray and Meredith? Both Gray and Meredith are stubborn to a fault, and it puts them in danger. If I knew them in real life, this would drive me crazy. It doesn’t […]

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Excerpt: Royally Wed by Pamela DuMond

Posted December 1, 2016 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Excerpts / / 0 Comments
Excerpt: Royally Wed by Pamela DuMond

Hiya, and welcome back! Today, we’re sharing the first chapter of Royally Wed by Pamela DuMond! First, here’s a bit more about the book, and don’t forget to enter the giveaway at the end! About the book Chapter 1 I lay collapsed on my back, naked except for the tiara on my head. An ornate silver cheese platter rested on the bed next to me. “Hey, aren’t we supposed to be attending a surprise party tonight?” I fanned my face. “No, Lucy.” Prince Nicholas Frederick Timmel of Fredonia picked up the tray and placed it on a nightstand. “But thanks for the appetizers.” He wrapped his muscular arms around me and squeezed me tight as he lay next to me—scratch that—for-the-most-part on top of me, on the king-size feather top bed. “We’ve attended back-to-back pre-wedding galas, cocktail parties, and family gatherings. Tonight is blessedly free. I think you’re simply exhausted from the […]

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Interview: Kendra C. Highley, author of The Bad Boy Bargain

Posted November 25, 2016 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Interviews / / 0 Comments
Interview: Kendra C. Highley, author of The Bad Boy Bargain

Hey everyone! Today, we’re joined by Kendra C. Highley, author of The Bad Boy Bargain, for a special Q&A! See what Kendra thinks about reading and writing romance. You can also find out more about their book and enter a giveaway at the end! An interview with Kendra Can you introduce our two main characters in 3 words each? Kyle: Gardener, Outfielder, Secretive Faith: Ballerina, Sweetheart, Driven What do you love most about Faith and Kyle (as individuals)? I love Kyle because he’s kind of broken, but he survived. He has this soft center that he guards fiercely, but still has hope for love. Faith…sweet Faith. She’s kind by not naïve. She’s strong but still sensitive. She wears her heart on her sleeve and wishes for big things. And she believes in love. What do they love most about each other? Kyle loves Faith’s spunk, her smile, her ability to care…and her legs (ballerina, […]

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Excerpt: The Breakup Support Group by Cheyanne Young

Posted November 22, 2016 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Excerpts / / 0 Comments
Excerpt: The Breakup Support Group by Cheyanne Young

Hiya, and welcome back! Today, we’re giving you a little taste of The Breakup Support Group by Cheyanne Young! First, here’s a bit more about the book, and don’t forget to enter the giveaway at the end! About the book Excerpt The scent of coffee appears to my right, and I look over. My heart accelerates against my will. The gorgeous guy from the auditorium is looking right at me. He’s holding a brown and white coffee cup from the kiosk and a binder that he places on the desk to my right. “Good morning,” he says with a smile that is somehow sexy and terrifying at the same time. “Good morning,” I hear myself saying. It’s pathetic how gorgeous he is. From the muscles in his forearms that flex when he reaches for the coffee cup, to the way his lips press against the plastic lid as he takes a sip—every inch […]

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Guest Post: Melody Winter, author of Iniquity, on being 21

Posted November 16, 2016 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Excerpts / / 1 Comment
Guest Post: Melody Winter, author of Iniquity, on being 21

Hi everyone! We have a special guest post for you from Melody Winter, author of Iniquity! Today, Melody will be talking about how her life at 21 compared to Athena’s. You can also find out more about her book and enter a giveaway at the end! Melody and Athena at 21 It’s very different in a lot of ways. At 21 I was at university. I was independent to a certain degree, needing to cook, clean and do my own laundry. But even though I was busy studying, I also had quite an eventful social life and travelled a lot during vacations. Athena has a very restricted life in comparison. She’s been very much on her own since she was sixteen when her gran was killed. The only social life she has is meeting her friends in the evenings or celebrating with the whole village at the monthly feast. I think the biggest difference is […]

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