Genre: Contemporary

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% […]

Divider

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, […]

Divider

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

Divider

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 […]

Divider

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 […]

Divider

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, […]

Divider
Divider

Excerpt: All Shook Up by Chelsey Krause

Posted November 14, 2016 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Excerpts / / 0 Comments
Excerpt: All Shook Up by Chelsey Krause

Hiya, and welcome back! Today, we’re giving you a little taste of All Shook Up by Chelsey Krause! It’s currently on sale, so click on the buy links if you’re interested! 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 next morning, a bright, sunny day, I roll out of bed and shrug on a pair of cropped beige tights and a spring dress. By ten thirty, I’m waiting outside of Casey’s house. I’m about to knock on the door when it swings open. Casey is standing there, a crooked smile showcasing one dimple. And, oh dear God, he’s shirtless. “Morning, stranger,” he says. “Do you always answer the door half naked?” “I just rolled out of bed. You’re lucky I have pants on.” I feel a smile tugging on my lips. “Do you need a few minutes to […]

Divider

Spotlight: A Very Merry Manhattan Christmas by Darcie Boleyn

Posted November 12, 2016 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours / / 0 Comments
Spotlight: A Very Merry Manhattan Christmas by Darcie Boleyn

Good morning, Saturday people! Has anyone noticed the shops starting to get into the Christmas spirit? Well, the book world is going that way, too! For those of you wanting a little bit of Christmas cheer after the hellish week we’ve all been having, we wanted to bring to your attention A Very Manhattan Christmas by Darcie Boleyn! Because we all need a little bit of love and holiday spirit once in a while to cheer us up. 🙂 Find out more about the book at these amazing blogs! Monday 7th November Ali the Dragon Slayer Lozza’s Book Corner Tuesday 8th November Rachel’s Random Reads Celeste Loves Books Wednesday 9th November Snuggling on the Sofa Chris Philippou Thursday 10th November Serendipity Reviews Fiction Fascination Friday 11th November Sparkly Word Book Lover Worm Blog Saturday 12th November Big Book Little Book Love in a Time of Feminism Sunday 13th November Laura […]

Divider

Interview: Melissa Foster, author of Tru Blue

Posted November 9, 2016 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Interviews / / 2 Comments
Interview: Melissa Foster, author of Tru Blue

Hey everyone! Today, we’re joined by Melissa Foster, author of Tru Blue, for a special Q&A! See what Melissa thinks about romance and more. You can also find out more about her book and enter a giveaway at the end! Interview Describe your book in 30 words or less. A dark and gritty romance that will stay with you long after you finish reading and make you question everything you thought about loyalty, love, and family. What would you get arrested for? Hm, that’s a good question. What “would” I? There are so many things I could have gotten arrested for growing up – but I’m too wise to admit them. Who was your favourite character to write and why? I have to say honestly that ALL of my characters have touched me in different ways, but the heroine from TOUCHED BY LOVE (The Remingtons), Janie Jansen, is one character that possesses strength beyond anything […]

Divider