Genre: New Adult

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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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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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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Excerpt: Dangerous Kiss by Crystal Kaswell

Posted November 2, 2016 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Excerpts / / 0 Comments
Excerpt: Dangerous Kiss by Crystal Kaswell

Hiya, and welcome back! Today, we’re giving you a little taste of Dangerous Kiss by Crystal Kaswell! There are THREE awesome excerpts because we couldn’t pick just one to share. They all make us want to read this book pronto! But we have to warn you now…these are STEAMY, so we trust you’re old enough to read them. 😉 First, here’s a bit more about the book, and don’t forget to enter the giveaway at the end! About the book Excerpts Ethan Violet Violet …extra spicy! Giveaway a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Meet The Cast: Dark One’s Mistress by Aldrea Alien

Posted October 31, 2016 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Meet The Cast / / 2 Comments
Meet The Cast: Dark One’s Mistress by Aldrea Alien

Hey! Today, please join us in welcoming the cast of Dark One’s Mistress by Aldrea Alien! But let’s first set the stage, shall we? About the book The Main Cast! Clarabelle Weaver Age: 17 Height: 5’6 Hair: Waist-length and the colour of fresh blood. Eye Colour: Brown Build: Average Status: Apprentice Seamstress / Mistress Background: Clara is the only living child born to Marian and Thomas Weaver. Typical of Everdark residents, she remained under both the care and unpaid employ of her widowed mother when her father’s health failed him. Classically trained in the way of the Goddess and the Great Lord’s Law, she is, at first impression, little different from her peers, if perhaps a bit sharp of tongue. Although training in the same profession, she shows little interest in the task and is prone to bookishness. Great Lord Lucias Age: 25 Height: 5’11 Hair: Black and shoulder-length Eye Colour: Dark […]

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Review: Dark Desires by Eve Silver

Posted October 27, 2016 by The Faerie Queen in Reviews / / 0 Comments
Review: Dark Desires by Eve Silver

The Faerie Queen’s review I read Dark Desires as part of my challenge to read a different subgenre of romance each month, and the first month happened to be gothic romance, just in time for Halloween. I wasn’t entirely sure what “gothic romance” was going in, so I did some reading and basically got “old school mystery with a dark, dangerous, brooding hero”. Apparently, Jane Eyre falls into this category? Yeah, I didn’t know that either. Anyway, I chose Dark Desires for two reasons: It was a fairly recently published gothic romance, and I really wasn’t feeling a desire to read old school stuff. Partly because I wanted steaminess. Don’t judge. Also, it was free on Kindle. Eve was doing the whole ‘make the first book free and they’ll come back to pay for the rest of the series’ trick. It might just work for me… Let’s see! Full disclosure: […]

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Guest Post: Sylvie Parizeau, author of Incandescently, on skipping to the end of books

Posted October 26, 2016 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Guest Posts / / 0 Comments
Guest Post: Sylvie Parizeau, author of Incandescently, on skipping to the end of books

Hi everyone! We have a special guest post for you from Sylvie Parizeau, author of Incandescently! Today, Sylvie will be talking about her love for epilogues. You can also find out more about her book and enter a giveaway at the end! Give Sylvie the happy! Bonjour! As you know by now (spoiler alert if you haven’t read my full bio), I am epilogue obsessive compulsive. And as Éolie once said to Liam in one of their deleted scenes: “Liam, it’s a compulsion. I swear; I start to read fully intending not to skip ahead, but I can’t help it. I need to know how it ends before I can enjoy how the characters get there. I cannot bear anything less than a happy ending. Everyone deserves a happily ever after.” Guilty as charged. I am one of those who read the end… right after Chapter One. So by now, you’re either, gasping, cringing, totally […]

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Meet The Cast: the Confessions series by Kay Marie

Posted October 10, 2016 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Meet The Cast / / 0 Comments
Meet The Cast: the Confessions series by Kay Marie

Hey! Today, please join us in welcoming the cast of the Confessions series by Kay Marie! But let’s first set the stage, shall we? About the books The Main Cast! Skylar Quinn Name: Skylar Quinn – Skye to her friends, and well, anyone else who wants! Occupation: Newspaper assistant and reluctant sex columnist… Who Is She? Skylar is the main character of Confessions of a Virgin Sex Columnist! —the story is told in her first person narration. She’s a virgin, a sex columnist, and is, well, pretty much totally anxious about the whole thing. Throw in the secret crush on her best friend’s brother, who also happens to be her new roommate, and you might understand her frequent heart palpitations. 🙂 Loves: Ollie! No, wait…she used to. She still does? Well, you guys can decide because Skye and I sure can’t! Other loves include coffee, desserts, sugary things in general, reading by […]

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Epic Romance Giveaway Party!!!

Posted October 4, 2016 by The Faerie Queen in Blog Tours, Excerpts, Giveaways / / 0 Comments
Epic Romance Giveaway Party!!!

HI! We don’t do this often, but we HAD to let you in on this. Had to. 19 romance writers are teaming up to offer an Amazon gift card giveaway… for $1000!!! ONE THOUSAND U.S. DOLLARS. There is one rule for entering, but if you’re here, you should hopefully qualify! You need to be a reader of romance and/or erotica. The Faerie Queen is definitely a fan! 😉 Click here to enter, and check the Facebook party here on December 2nd to see if you’ve won! Below are a just a few of the books by authors sponsoring the event to give you some ideas for what to spend that gift card on. You can see the full list here! Fame by Lauren K. McKellar Excerpt Deep Focus by Madisyn Ashmore Excerpt Courted by Jennifer Chance Excerpt

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