Sunday, December 30, 2012

1- Top 10 reads of 2012 countdown

The long awaited time has come where we share with you our most favourite book of 2012!
We have been so lucky to have had the opportunity to read some amazing books by some amazing authors this year that it has been hard to choose our top 10. 

So without making you wait any long here is...

Stacey's pick.

So there is Stacey's number 1 read for 2012. Have you read it? What did you think? Do you agree it should be number 1?

Renee's pick.

I cannot even describe how amazing I think this book is.
Do you agree with my number 1 pick?

So that's it for our countdown. Thankyou to everyone who has been following it.
Stacey and I wish you all a very Happy New Year and may it bring you many amazing books!

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Review- The Devil's Touch by Vivien Sparx

Title- The Devil's Touch
Author- Vivien Sparx
Genre- Erotica
Publication Date- 21st of December 2012

Review copy provided by author.

Blurb- Lucien Lance - a ruthless, relentless corporate raider. A man known for his single minded determination and his uncompromising thirst for money and power. A man so fearsome they had a name for him on Wall Street.


When young Angelica meets Lucien at a business function she quickly discovers just how dangerous and sexy Lucien is, as he seduces her into an erotic world of dominance and submission using a mysterious pleasure technique called the 'Devil's Touch'.

But Lucien's hunger for wealth and control comes with a cost... and Angelica must decide how much she is willing to risk to earn the chance of love. 

 5 Sassy Books!

Review- Miss Sparx I have a question for you. How is it that you know about "The Devil's Touch" hmmm???

For an author who has dedicated her time to writing mostly erotica, Vivien never repeats herself. She continuously amazes me with her creativity and imagination (although sometimes I think maybe it's not just her imagination with some of the things she comes up with!). The Devil's Touch will shock and amaze you with the intensely sexual situations that Sparx puts her characters in. She has created an addictive storyline that will have you to glued to every word until the very end.

Insanely erotic and steamy, The Devil's Touch will capture your mind and have you curling your toes in anticipation of what's to come next. It may even spike your interest into trying something new.

Just like the rest of her stories, this one is not to be missed! If you like sexy, intense, erotic, dramatic, heated reads then this is perfect for you!

To purchase your copy of The Devil's Touch head over to:

Vivien always has something new just around the corner, so to make sure you keep up to date check out the following links:

Thankyou Vivien for allowing me to review yet again another amazing book!

2- Top 10 reads of 2012 countdown

Only one more post to go until you find out what our number 1 reads will be!
Do you have any ideas as to what we will pick?
Share your thoughts....

In the meantime here is number....

Stacey's pick.

The Selection also made it into our top 10 book covers for 2012.
And so it should!

Renee's pick.


There have been a lot of mixed emotions about this book. What are your thoughts?

Tomorrow is number 1!!!
Make sure you check back to see what we have chosen.

Friday, December 28, 2012

3- Top 10 reads of 2012 countdown

We have made it to the top 3! Thankyou to everyone who has kept with us during the coundown.

Next is...

Stacey's pick.

Gorgeous cover and even better book. Have you read Relic? What did you think?

Renee's pick.

Renee's Review

Hot and steamy. Definitely makes my top 3.

Creeping closer to number 1. Check back tomorrow for number 2! 

Thursday, December 27, 2012

4- Top 10 reads of 2012 countdown

How was everyone's Christmas? I hope you all had a wonderful with your family and friends.
We sure did!

Now back to the countdown with number...

Stacey's pick.

Great cover right! It even got 5 stars from Stacey.

Renee's pick.

An amazingly sensual read for any woman who is self conscious. So every woman!

Check back tomorrow for our number 3 picks! Not long now until number 1!

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

5- Top 10 reads of 2012 countdown

We have made it to the halfway point!

Don't forget to share your thoughts about the books with us.

Next is...

Stacey's pick.

Do you agree that Blood Bond should be in our top 10?

Renee's pick.

Are you enjoying this series? I know I am! I cannot wait for Indigo Spell (book 3) to come out!

We are now into our top 5! What do you think number 1 is?
Check back tomorrow for number 4.

Monday, December 24, 2012

6- Top 10 reads of 2012 countdown

I am really enjoying looking back on all of our favourite reads from this year. It makes me want to go back and read them all again!

The countdown continues with...

Stacey's pick.

Everneath also made it into our top 10 favourite covers of 2012!

Renee's pick.

We are almost at the halfway point on the countdown. Check back tomorrow for number 5! 

Sunday, December 23, 2012

7- Top 10 reads of 2012 countdown

Are you all enjoying our countdown so far?
We hope so!

Here is the next one in our countdown...

Stacey's pick.

Have you read Foretold? Share your thoughts.

Renee's pick.

Renee's Review

An amazing series by an amazing author! If you haven't read it already do yourself a favour and read it!

So that's it for this post. Check back tomorrow for number 6!

Saturday, December 22, 2012

8- Top 10 reads of 2012 countdown

Next on our top 10 books of 2012...

Stacey's pick.

Have you read Goddess Interrupted? What were your thoughts?

Renee's pick.

A real eye opener that must not be missed! Have you read it? Do you agree?

Check back tomorrow for number 7 in our countdown!

Friday, December 21, 2012

9- Top 10 reads of 2012 countdown

Next on our countdown

Stacey's pick.

Have you read Dreamless? What did you think?

Renee's pick.

 Have you read Pieces of Us? What are your thoughts on it? Do you agree with it making our top 10?

Thankyou for joining is for number 9. Check back tomorrow for our number 8!

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Our top 10 reads of 2012 countdown!

So we have shared our favourite covers of 2012 with you and now it's time to share with your our favourite books that we have read during the past year.

It has been such an exciting year for us readers with so many amazing books out there for us to get our little hands on.

Now because Stacey and I often read different books each countdown post will show two different books. One from Stacey and one from myself. The books that are in our top 10 have been titles that we have read this year and may or may not have been released this year. I will add links in the book titles to their Goodreads descriptions and also links to our reviews of each.

We will post each day until we get to our number one book for 2012.
We hope you enjoy reflecting back our favourites for this year as much as we do!

So let's get started!

Stacey's pick.

Have you read The Lost Prince? What did you think? Do you agree it should be in our top 10?

Renee's pick!

Have you read The Siren? What did you think? And should it be in our top 10?

Make sure you check back tomorrow for number 9 in our countdown to number 1!

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Uprising Blog Tour: Spotlight & Giveaway


Hi, we're the next stop on the Uprising blog tour. Thank you to author Dawn Jayne and Mindy from Forbidden Reviews for including us in this tour. I would like to apologies for this post being so late, I had an emergency with my 7mth old bubba which couldn't be avoided. So, here is an amazing new book to add to you TBR lists. To read the first chapter you can go to  Time and Tide Publishing and check it out. Don't forget to enter the giveaway, loads of awesome prizes to be won!
Thanks for stopping by and HAPPY READING!!


Book 1 in Fires of Providence Series
Genre: New Adult, Fantasy
Release date: 11/29/12
Publisher: Time and Tide Publishing


What one angel will risk to earn the title of Herald,
is matched only by what another will do to keep it.
Heralds are the most powerful of all angels, secretive and feared, created for a single purpose. Only those most courageous and worthy earn a place within the elite choir, and only by breaking ancient oaths held sacred can the honor be stripped. It's a punishment that hasn't been imposed in over two-thousand years, until a single reckless act sets off a firestorm, threatening to consume all creation.

Rise Hawke never suspected she'd been marked to play a role in the deadly events unfolding in the spiritual realm. Independent and resistant to authority, she isn't thrilled when she meets Dominik, an angel with new wings, an old grudge, and a mysterious agenda he's determined to impose.

Vowing to uncover the secrets kept from her, Rise soon learns that knowing what you are isn't nearly as dangerous as discovering why. Hunted by those who want to destroy her, and controlled by those who would see her fulfill her purpose, she is forced into a brutal battle set in motion long before she was ever born. It soon becomes clear that what one angel will risk to earn the title of Herald, is matched only by what another will do to keep it.
PLEASE make sure to visit ALL the blogs below. You will have the chance to win AMAZING prizes including:
•2 Winners: 1 autograph copy of Uprising & random SWAG
• 5 Winners: an E-copy of Uprising and random SWAG


and they are


Dec 3 I Read Indie
Dec 18 Sassy Book Lovers
Dec 21 Dawn Jayne

Add to your Goodreads to-read list:

About the Author:

Dawn Jayne is a lifelong Hoosier. She attended Purdue University before enlisting in the United States Marine Corps. She met her husband, Todd, in Okinawa and enjoys reminding him she held a higher rank for a while.

When she's not writing, Dawn takes classes in religious and spiritual studies, rearranges furniture, and spends as much time as she can with her teenage kids. She loves midnight movies, hates wearing shoes, and is terrified of giant sunflowers. Her new favorite hobby is motorcycle rides with Todd.

Dawn lives with her family in Indianapolis.


Where you can stalk Dawn:

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Top 10 Covers of 2012

There is one thing all book lovers have in common and that is being attracted to a book by what the cover looks like.

So we decided we would share with you our top 10 favourite covers from this year. The covers we have chosen are from books that have been released this year or the covers have been revealed this year. Some we have read or are on our TBR pile
(To read the blurb simply click on the title of each book to be taken to the books Goodreads page.)

Now lets get started!

And our number 1 pick is.......

So there you have it, our picks for 2012!

There were so many great books and covers released this year so if you have a favourite cover that isn't on our list make sure you share it with us because we always like to learn about new books!

We hope you enjoyed going through our favourite covers as much as we did.

Happy Reading!

Renee & Stacey

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Book Review: Alice In Zombieland by Gena Showalter

Title: Alice In Zombieland
Author: Gena Showalter
Release Date: 1st October 2012
Published By: Harlequin Teen Australia
Copy: ARC from Harlequin Teen Australia

Description From Goodreads:

She won't rest until she's sent every walking corpse back to its grave.


Had anyone told Alice Bell that her entire life would change course between one heartbeat and the next, she would have laughed. From blissful to tragic, innocent to ruined? Please. But that's all it took. One heartbeat. A blink, a breath, a second, and everything she knew and loved was gone.

Her father was right. The monsters are real.

To avenge her family, Ali must learn to fight the undead. To survive, she must learn to trust the baddest of the bad boys, Cole Holland. But Cole has secrets of his own, and if Ali isn't careful, those secrets might just prove to be more dangerous than the zombies.

My Rating:
My Review: Firstly I'd like to thank Harlequin Teen Australia for sending me this book in return for an honest review.

This was my first ever zombie book and I must admit It's not what I expected, it was so much more! Gena Showalter has created a new way for zombie's to terriorize this world and all of us in it.
We meet Alice Bell, she's had a sheltered life due to her father's crazy antics, for he believes that monsters (zombies) are real and they are coming to get him and his family. One tragic night and Alice's world was turned upside down, changed forever! Now she must trust in everything her father taught her in order to survive.
Starting a new school Alice meets some new friends and catches the eye of an unusual boy named Cole Holland, from the very first glance there is a strong connection between them. Sparks literally fly off the page! After that moment they can't stay away from each other. They both have secrets to be revealed. Oooooo sounds good ha?!
The characters, the plot, everything together makes this book a 'can't put down read'. I was hooked!
For people that are a little afraid to venture into the zombie realm, this book is a safe start. It puts your imagination into overdrive and a little warning it may preduce goosebumps lol.
So, why not add this amazing book to your TBR lists I recommend this book to EVERYONE!!
Paperback copy          Kindle Copy               BARNES & NOBLE
                                                                 THE BOOK DEPOSITORY

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Cover Reveal- Trapped by Ella James

I love participating in cover reveals because they are so exciting!
And this one is no exception.

Trapped follows the highly regarded Here- book 1 in the Here Trilogy and with an average rating of 4.5 stars on Amazon I can see why everyone is eagerly awaiting the release of Trapped.

Due to be released December 2012
Here is a little bit of what you can expect in Trapped.

When Milo Mitchell falls for the beautiful, tuxedo-clad guy she found wandering her family's rural Colorado property, she never dreamed he was a scout from another galaxy, or that their relationship would leave him with an impossible choice: eradicating humankind, or initiating the end of his own people. 

Nick's job is finding the elements his people need to power their elaborate interweb of minds. Being a scout means he is capable of traveling to other planets on his own. It also means that, unlike The Rest, he has access to primitive feelings and individual desires. For eons, he was part of the whole, but when he encountered Milo, his obsession with her changed everything.

Nick's partner, Vera, is capable of independent thought, but not compelled by it. She is satisfied with her existence as one of The Rest, and she won't agree that humans are worth sparing; not when their planet has a precious cache of the gold her people need so badly. 

While Vera tries to force Nick into endorsing an Earth invasion, working behind the scenes to tie his hands, and the Department of Defense lays a trap for them with Milo's mom as bait, Nick and Milo are waging their own war - against a primal desire that can only lead to one thing: heartbreak.
Sounds intriguing right? 

So I guess you want to see the cover now?
Well here it is!
What a fantastic cover!
Now if you are new to the series and haven't read Here (book 1 in the trilogy) you can purchase your copy by clicking HERE.
You might even want some more information on Ella and her other projects so you will be able to find her through the following links:
and why not follow her on Twitter- @author_ellaj
I would like to take the time to thank Ella for allowing us to participate in the cover reveal of Trapped and to wish her great success with it.
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