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Hi! My name is Kendall, I'm 22, a university student and I'm from Scotland. I'm a Reader, Reviewer, Blogger and occasional YouTuber. Yep, that about sums it up :)

Monday, 30 November 2015

Release Day Blitz & Giveaway: Lucky Penny by L.A. Cotton!


 
I was his lucky Penny. He was my light in the dark, hope in despair. Our bond was one of survival, friendship... first love.

But then we were ripped apart and Blake Weston became the memory I turned to when everything else in my life fell apart.

Seven years later, a summer working at Camp Chance is supposed to be my fresh start. Beautiful scenery and the chance to better the lives of foster children - kids like me. But when my eyes land on him across the fire, time stands still and feelings come rushing back to the surface. I thought I'd moved on, tucked him away in my heart. One look into his soulful blue eyes and I know I'm wrong. Blake Weston can heal the broken parts of me. Restore my hope. Love me.

It's our second chance. A sign we are supposed to be together.

Isn't it?

I was twelve when I survived the accident that killed my parents. Fourteen when I survived the devil. And sixteen, when I survived a heartbreak of the worst kind.

But in my twenty-three years, Blake Weston might just be the first thing I won't survive.

 
 
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Author bio:

Contemporary romance and romantic suspense

… written with feeling

L.A is author of the Fate’s Love Series and Chastity Falls Series. Home is a small town in the middle of England where she currently juggles being a full-time mum to two little people with writing. In her spare time (and when she’s not camped out in front of the laptop) you’ll most likely find L. A immersed in a book, escaping the chaos that is life.

 
 
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Saturday, 28 November 2015

Sale Blitz & Giveaway: Finding Us [Nucci Securities 01] by Debra Presley!


Pop star Abby Murphy is living every girl’s dream. She has fame, fortune, and a handsome boyfriend, a guitar player named Sean. That changes the night she finds him in the arms of another woman. Hurt and betrayed, Abby ends their relationship. But Sean won't accept the breakup, and she soon learns that he’s had a hidden agenda all along. Overnight, Sean transforms from loving boyfriend to dangerous adversary, and Abby no longer knows who she can trust among her friends and family.

Abby turns to her bodyguard, Danny Nucci, a man who will do everything in his power to keep her safe. But when Abby realizes her feelings for Danny run much deeper than she thought, she refuses to give in to her attraction in order to preserve her new found independence as well as protect Danny from Sean's machinations.

When Abby finally finds the strength to reclaim her life and acknowledge her growing love for Danny, will she be able to let him in? And will Danny be able to overcome his own demons to be the man she needs him to be? Or will she be forced to let him go forever?


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Debra is a native New Yorker who made her escape to the suburbs. She often returns to her hometown to visit her favorite deli for a bagel with butter, because there’s no better bagel than a New York bagel. When not in search of bagels, Debra spends her time running Book Enthusiast Promotions, an online promotions company that helps indie authors spread the word about their books. She’s also the owner of The Book Enthusiast blog.

She started writing lyrics in her wall-to-wall NKOTB bedroom at the tender age of thirteen while dreaming of the day she’d become Mrs. Jordan Knight. That dream never came to fruition, but she has continued to write.



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Friday, 27 November 2015

Book Blitz & Giveaway: Nashville Nights [Nashville Nights 1-4] by Stacey Mosteller!


Save Me From Myself (Nashville Nights Book 1)

Tragedy and betrayal sent her running…
And now she’s starting over far away from the person she used to be.

Lyric Hayes tried to be the perfect daughter and the perfect girlfriend, but those days are over. She’s ready to begin again with a vow to herself: no relationships, no complications, and no turning back.

Easier said than done…

Confident, successful, and charming David Pearson makes her vow nearly impossible. He has it all, and David knows better than anyone not to judge someone by what’s on the surface. Wanting to own her heart, he’ll do anything to gain her trust and save her from herself. But David’s family could have secrets and baggage of their own, which could send Lyric packing and on the run once again. Is his past just another version of a song Lyric has heard before?

Never Wanted More (Nashville Nights 1.5)

Originally part of the Southern Seduction Box Set
Peyton Williams is spoiled, entitled and a little too stuck up. The daughter of an influential Mayor and a socialite mother, she’s trying to get through college and make her own path. She’s perfectly happy being a loner until Spring semester when she gets not only a roommate, but a math tutor.


Wyatt Parker is the boy from the wrong side of town. Known as the son of the town tramp, he jumps at the scholarship to play basketball in Nashville where no one knows his roots. Spending this semester tutoring a friend’s snobby roommate wasn’t what he envisioned, but Peyton quickly gets under his skin.

Peyton never wanted more until she met Wyatt, but is she willing to be what he needs?

Everything I Shouldn’t: Jeremy & SarahBeth #1 (Nashville Nights Book 2)

It’s been eight days, sixteen hours and forty-seven minutes since life as I know it ended. I know, it sounds so melodramatic and teen-soap worthy, but it’s the truth. Eight days, sixteen hours and forty-seven minutes since David found out. Since he kicked Jeremy out, ended their friendship and told me I could never see him again.

I didn’t plan on David getting suspicious, and I definitely didn’t plan on getting caught. My selfishness has cost Jeremy everything, my brother won’t even look at me, Lyric must hate me for practically blackmailing her to keep silent and my best friend is barely speaking to me.

Now my life is full of secrets and lies. The people around me have been affected by the choices I’ve made and the lies I’ve told. But what will they do when they discover the biggest secret of them all?

Jeremy is everything I shouldn’t want, and the person I can’t live without.

Everything I Need: Jeremy & SarahBeth #2 (Nashville Nights Book 3)

SarahBeth Pearson has made mistakes, and I might just be the biggest one of them all. After spending months keeping secrets and lying to everyone close to us, it’s all fallen apart and we are each left alone to pick up the pieces.

I’ve loved SarahBeth in one form or another her entire life. The steps that brought us closer together weren’t easy for me to take. After letting her dictate our relationship, I’ve found myself practically homeless and estranged from my closest friends.

Now I’m left trying to move on, finding a new place to live and getting everything I need in order, while she’s trying to mend her broken heart. There’s just one problem…SarahBeth’s still keeping secrets – and her secret just might change everything.

Pretending He’s You (Nashville Nights Book 4)
Part One of Two


Olivia Barrett’s always had a weakness for bad boys and Tyler Chamberlain is no exception. His tattoos, his piercings, and even the fact that he has a girlfriend doesn’t keep her away.

Interested in Tyler since she first saw him pick up a guitar, she’s been trying to find ways to be with him for years. He’s the one Livvie runs to when she needs a friend, the one who makes her laugh and holds her when she needs to cry. Unfortunately, they are never single at the same time and sneaking around is getting old.

Now, tired of making bad decisions, Livvie’s making changes. Her friends are all starting to grow up and she doesn’t want to be left behind. Terrified her friends are moving on without her, she’s determined to make things work with Emmett, her on-again off-again boyfriend since high school.

The only problem? Tyler isn’t ready to let her go. Despite her boyfriend and his girlfriend, these two are drawn together like magnets. When she’s with Emmett she wishes she was with Tyler and vice versa.

Will Livvie ever get tired of pretending and pick one guy? Or will she keep bouncing back and forth between the two of them indefinitely?


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Author bio:

Stacey is the New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author of Second Chances and Shadows of the Past (co-authored with H.M. Ward), the Nashville Nights, Two Sisters and Nashville U series (coming late 2015 from Swoon Romance).

She is also a wife, mother, writer and self-professed bookwhore – not necessarily in that order! As the mother of three growing boys, her Kindle has become her temporary escape from the insanity of boys, dogs and her husband. Stacey can usually be found curled up with her iPad when she’s supposed to be writing or creating endless Spotify playlists!


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Thursday, 26 November 2015

Stacking The Shelves [7]!

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Stacking The Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews where we show what books we got recently. I do this post once a month.

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you’re adding to your shelves, be it buying or borrowing. From ‘real’ books you’ve purchased, a book you’ve borrowed, a book you’ve been given or an e-book, they can all be shared!

Purchased (Ebooks):
Purchased (Paperbacks/hardbacks):

I, unfortunately, haven't bought any paperbacks or hardbacks so far this month.
 
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Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Release Day Blitz & Giveaway: Lies [Phoenix Undercover 01] by C.A. Harms!


FBI Agent Joshua Phoenix goes undercover…Deep.

Thrust into a world of drugs and criminal activity, integrating himself into the Russian Mafia turned out to be much more than Josh bargained for.

It’s dark and it’s dangerous.

The lives they destroy along the way will never be the same.

The things he is forced to do will haunt him forever.

Even more importantly, he never planned on meeting her…

A chance encounter with Real Estate Agent Gabriella Shannon, has Josh questioning his ability to complete his mission.

And now the dark world may consume them both.

He’s in too deep.

Leaving now would only risk the safety of those around him.

But when his cover’s blown Josh is forced to make a decision that will reroute his future.

One decision.

The hardest decision he will ever have to make in his life.

And those he meant to protect will be the ones who suffer the most…




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Author bio:

C.A. Harms is like any other addicted reader. She enjoys happy endings and HEA love stories. She hasn't always been a lover of Romance and had once been addicted to a good Mystery. Just recently she has taken on a new liking and now is a full blown Romance novel addict.

She lives in Illinois and enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. You will always find her with her kindle or paperback in hand as it is her favorite pass time.


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Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Release Day Blitz & Giveaway: Talon [Ashes & Embers 04] by Carian Cole!


 
DESCRIBE YOUR IDEAL PARTNER:
 
Caring. Hard-working. A devoted family man, loves kids. Clean cut, funny, smart, quiet, but a good communicator.
 
~ Asia Jenson
 
DESCRIBE YOUR IDEAL PARTNER:
 
Independent. Tall, blonde, sexy. Outgoing. Intelligent, neat. Unslutty. Confident. Loves to travel. Committed.
 
~ Talon Valentine
 
A SOCIAL EXPERIMENT.
 
The concept was scary but exciting...
 
Marry a total stranger.
 
Live together for six months.
 
Journal everything. (Feelings. Fights. All of it.)
 
After six months, we each get $50K in trade for our journals, whether we stay married or not. But the goal is to commit to the experience and see if the relationship experts could put together the perfect matches.
 
I have never been lucky in love. This was my chance to find my soulmate.
 
I couldn’t wait to meet the man the experts felt was perfect for me.
 
My hopes were immediately dashed when I saw him at the altar.
 
Shit. I married my worst nightmare.
 
Right?!

 
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Author bio:

I have a passion for the bad boys, those covered in tattoos, sexy smirks, ripped jeans, fast cars, motorcycles and of course, the sweet girls that try to tame them and win their hearts. My debut series, Ashes & Embers, follows the lives of rock band members as they find, and sometimes lose, the loves of their lives.

Born and raised a Jersey girl, I now reside in beautiful New Hampshire with my husband and our multitude of furry pets and spend most of my time writing, reading, and vacuuming.

 
 
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Monday, 23 November 2015

Sale Blitz: Rae of Sunshine by Micalea Smeltzer!



What I remember the most about that day was that it was completely ordinary. Then with one stupid decision everything fell apart and nothing was ever the same.
 
Rae Wilder wants nothing but a do over—but life doesn’t work that way. She’s stuck living out the consequences of her actions. At times the burden feels unbearable.
College is supposed to be her second chance.
New place.
New people.
New life.
No one to know what she did.
Despite that, she has still vowed to avoid everyone and everything at all costs.
Unfortunately for her, an accidental run-in with the campus heartthrob, Cade Montgomery, derails that plan.
He’s determined to thaw the ice around her heart and expose the girl she used to be. He wants to show her that life is worth living for and that she really is a Rae of Sunshine.

 
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Author bio:

Micalea Smeltzer is a bestselling Young and New Adult author from Winchester, Virginia. She’s always working on her next book, and when she has spare time she loves to read and spend time with her family.


 
 

Sunday, 22 November 2015

Ta-Da! New Blog Design & Giveaway!

I had been debating for quite a while over whether to give Book Crazy a new design. I loved the current design, but it had been years since I'd had it updated. I then contacted Emily Wittig Designs and Photography to ask if she did Blog designs. She said yes and we started working on designs straightaway! Emily was an amazing person to work with! She was very patient with me when I asked her to make small changes and she did all the designs in one day! Yep, definitely check out her page and website if you're looking for a blog/swag/cover design!
 
The designs below are the final products for Book Crazy and are up on the blog and Facebook page right now! I hope you love them as much as I do :)
 
Blog banner!
 
Blog background!
 
Facebook page banner!
 
Facebook page profile picture!
 
I'd like to say a massive, huge, gigantic thank you to Emily Wittig Designs and Photography for designing Book Crazy's new designs!
 
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Enter below to win swag packs from various authors! This giveaway is open Internationally, so anyone can enter! Good luck :)

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Saturday, 21 November 2015

Blog Tour: Elusive Love by K.A. Robinson!


Publication date: 17th November 2015
Paperback edition: 178 pages
Source: Kindle
Rating: 3.5 stars
Synopsis: Love is often elusive, hard to find and even harder to hold on to.

Caley Rogers knew that from a young age.

When Joey Sanders walks into her life, she thinks she’s finally found the love she has so desperately been seeking.

Five years, a marriage, and a child later, Caley realizes her mistake. Trapped in a life with no love at all, she seeks out an old friend who quickly becomes her confidant.

Ethan Blake has loved Caley for years. When she reenters his life one random night, he never expects more than friendship, but after weeks of secret meetings and listening to Caley’s confessions of a loveless marriage, the unthinkable happens. Ethan and Caley finally share their true feelings for one another.

Now, they must face the consequences of their emotions—dealing with not only the uncertainty of their situation and Caley and Ethan’s guilt, but also with the end of Caley’s marriage to a man who isn’t ready to let go.

Love is more than just an emotion. It’s more than a single word. To Caley and Ethan, it’s everything.


I've read quite a few of this author's other books, but when I got an email about this book, I knew I really wanted to read it! I absolutely loved the cover and the synopsis sounded amazing, so I signed up for the Blog Tour! After reading, I have to say that I liked his book, but I didn't love it anywhere near as much as I was expecting too! I just found the plot a bit weird and unrealistic! I mean, the main character messages an old friend on Facebook and admits everything that's wrong with her life! I just found that completely unrealistic! She then starts meeting up with the guy and ends up leaving her husband and starting a relationship with the guy she spoke to online! I mean no disrespect towards the author on my thoughts, but I have to be honest with how I feel about this book! I did enjoy some bits of the plot and the hot scenes were really hot! The characters were great! Caley was the main female character, and she was someone who hadn't had any attention from boys, so when one boy did pay her a bit of attention, she ended up married him and that marriage later turned out to be the worst mistake ever! I did feel sorry for Caley because she was broken and she didn't have any confidence, but I also wished that she would have grown a backbone and did what was best for her and her daughter! I also didn't like that one minute she didn't want to leave her husband for the sake of her daughter, but then the next minute she left her husband for the sake of her daughter! It just confused me! I liked Caley though and I was happy that she started to become more confident and happier as the plot progressed! Ethan was the main love interest of Caley, and Ethan was a very honest and upfront guy! He tried to help Caley with her situation with her marriage and he gave her really good advice! Ethan was also really hot! He was also trying his hardest to support himself and have a good career! This made me have a lot of respect for him! Ethan was also seriously hot with Caley and I could see that he had genuine feelings for her! He treated her like a guy should treat a girl and he helped Caley get her confidence back and he showed her that looks and weight weren't everything! I loved that this book was written from both Caley and Ethan's point of views! I wasn't sure if was going to be, but it added a lot to the plot and helped me connect more with both characters! I can completely understand why this book is a standalone! Everything in the plot was wrapped up and the ending was left at the perfect place! Even though I didn't really enjoy this book, I am excited to see what this author releases next! I've loved all her other books that I've read, so I can't wait to read more from her! The cover for this book is stunning! I loved it as soon as I saw it and it made me want to read the book even more! I bet it looks even more stunning in paperback! Thank you to K.A. Robinson for having me on the Blog Tour for Elusive Love!

 
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Author bio:

K.A. Robinson is the New York Times and USA Today Best Selling Author of more than fourteen novels. She lives in West Virginia with her husband and son. When she isn't writing, she enjoys reading, consuming large amounts of caffeine, and rocking out to some seriously heavy rock 'n' roll.

Thursday, 19 November 2015

Cover Reveal & Giveaway: Runaway Heart [Game of Hearts 02] by Sonya Loveday & Candace Knoebel!


 
 
One Hurricane. Two Strangers. No Rules.

Hannah Adamson was immune to relationships. Swearing men off long ago, she buried her painful reasons under her feisty independence and a passion for roller derby. Until she met Ed and was swept away by the tall, witty, sarcastically sexy best man who might just be the one to have the antidote for her runaway heart.

Ed Alcott wasn’t looking for love, especially not after a particularly nasty breakup left him with a shattered heart in desperate need of repair.

Taking shelter together when a hurricane bears down on Rum Cay, Hannah and Ed find they can't fight their growing attraction. It was supposed to be simple. Easy. A weekend of passion with no strings. But how do you forget the one who stripped away all your layers, and haunts your dreams?

Can Hannah keep the scattered pieces of her heart in check, or will the promise of Ed’s love be enough to mend them back together?

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Author bios:

Sonya Loveday, first and foremost is a reader, an avid one. It is of that love that brought her to purchasing her first laptop in 2009, and publishing her first novel, Casted, in 2013. In early 2014, Sonya expanded Casted and then went on to publish Spelled, the sequel to Casted in March, wrapping up the series, and her stint with Paranormal Romance. For now. Not long after the completion to the Casted Series, Sonya tried her hand at Contemporary Romance. Thusly, The Six Series was born with The Summer I Fell, which released at the end of July 2014. To date, Sonya lives in Central Florida with her husband, and two kids, and is currently working several projects to be announced in the upcoming months.


Candace Knoebel is the award-winning author of Born in Flames-book one in a young adult fantasy trilogy. She discovered in 2009 through lunch breaks and late nights after putting her kids to bed, a world where she could escape the ever-pressing days of an eight to five Purgatory. And an outlet for all the voices residing in her head. Published by 48fourteen in 2012, Born in Flames went on to win Turning the Pages Book of the Year award in February of 2013. In January of 2014, the last book in the trilogy, From the Embers, was released, thusly completing the trilogy. She now works on the Night Watchmen Series, while guzzling Red Bulls and pretending to be a ninja on Heelys.


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