~Cover Reveal~ Bullies Like Me by Lindy Zart

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***COVER REVEAL***
Title:BULLIES LIKE ME
Author: Lindy Zart (www.lindyzart.com)
Cover Artist: Sprinkles On Top Studios
Genre: YA
Release date: January 5th, 2017
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Blurb:

If you can make it out of Enid High School alive, you can make it through anything.

Alexis is the new girl at school, and she’s ruthlessly bullied. Hopeless, and drowning in her present reality, she takes pills—lots of pills. She’s sent to a mental health facility, where she meets a boy. Only the boy can’t save her, and no one can save her from herself.

Nick has secrets. He wants to open up to Alexis, but there’s the dead boy who haunts him. In his dreams. While he’s awake. He wants to be brave, but he can’t tell her about his past, and he can’t leave the facility.

Melanie rules over the school, until a nobody named Lexie tries to disrupt her reign. She won’t allow that. She also can’t stop it. She plummets into notoriety, but she’s determined to take them all with her. The girl, the boy, and their secrets.

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#newrelease The Charmed Life of Taryn by Lindy Zart

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Title:

The Charmed Life of Taryn

Author: Lindy Zart

Genre: YA Fantasy/Paranormal

 Synopsis:

On the day Taryn Smith turns eighteen, her life changes—and not just because she can now legally vote. A black-eyed man with a chilly aura accosts her, and a stilted breath later, she’s abducted by a man who claims he’s a Manang; a half-man, half-angel being who lives in a world called Urian. Side note: he may or may not be insane.

Sent to a mansion in the middle of a grassy field surrounded by forest, and partnered with a black-haired, blue-eyed man with a surly nature who makes her heart spin, Taryn trains. For what, she doesn’t know.

She’s told she’s someone special; a Charmed, and the key to winning in a battle of worlds about to collide. Only problem is, she can be a weapon of good, or a weapon of bad.

 
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Excerpt:

Taryn. Get up.” I looked in the direction of the door. “Go away.” The door swung open, and Luke marched for the bed. Even in the gray cast morning I could see his lips pressed together, and that his eyes were promising all kinds of retribution. It was a small consolation that he smelled sweet, with a dash of bitter. From what I’d encountered so far, that basically summed up Luke. Or maybe it was bitter, with a dash of sweet.I flipped thick hair off my face and glared back. “What do you want?”

“What did I tell you yesterday?”

“I don’t know and I don’t care.” It was too early for this. “I’m going back to bed. Leave.” I flopped to my side and pulled the thick blanket up to my chin, closing my eyes with a contented smile on my lips. The blanket was immediately torn from me, along with all the warmth it provided. “Hey!”

“Training for you starts now.”

“It’s in the middle of the night,” I cried, grabbing for the blanket. Luke kept it out of my reach by putting a hand to my forehead.

“It’s six in the morning. It’s time to get up. I’ll be back in five minutes. If you’re not ready and—” He leaned forward until our faces were inches apart. “—positively cheerful, you won’t like what I do next.”

“Oh, yeah?”

I taunted as he strode from the room. “We’ll see about that, you equally cheerful person!”Luke backtracked and I scrambled from the bed, suddenly awake and ready for some training. I even gave him a smart salute. I caught his smirk before he disappeared.

 

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about-the-author

Lindy Zart is the USA Today bestselling author of Roomies. She has been writing since she was a child. Luckily for readers, her writing has improved since then. She lives in Wisconsin with her family.

Lindy loves hearing from people who enjoy her work. She also has a completely healthy obsession with the following: coffee, wine, bloodymarys, peanut butter, and pizza.

 

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 my-reviewTaryn was just an average girl with an average life, who new it would all change on her way to work? 

I love Lindy Zart! I also love her name ha and I love her writing especially, everything I read of hers she likes to either make me crack up or shake my fist and say why Lindy why! But she’s just doing her job which is make you fall in love with every single character. I really hate love triangles but what she is able to do is create a scene that makes it ok, each character touches your heart so it makes her choice ok.  

This story was amazing to me because it had that paranormal romance I love and it didn’t have you doubting, if you read it you’ll know I mean. Taryn knew what she wanted and didn’t sway even when there were obstacles it didn’t matter, she was extremely likeable in a prickly hedgehog sort of way. Hedgehogs are so stinking adorable but if you rub them the wrong way their going to stab you. I loved her mouth she always had something smart to say which made her endearing to others. 

I wanted to take Creed and stuff him and put him on my bed as a teddy bear, though my husband may not be too happy about that. He was such a great character, the perfect manang. He’s got such a heart of love an rarity among all of his kind, yet his cocky demeanor made him oh so irresistible. 

Luke on the other hand entered the scene with a broody characteristic he tried to be unlikeable but I like those kinds of characters so he had no chance. He turned out to be so awesome and amazing that he might as well join my stuffed character collection. 

I don’t know what else to say but this book was very refreshing and left you with bubbly happy feelings sort of like drinking your first cup of coffee for the day 😉 So go get this book today you wont regret it. You may want to start your own character collection.

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Release Day ~ Replica by Regina Bartley

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Blurb: 
Imagine looking in the mirror and seeing someone else’s face. Imagine what it would be like if that face shared every birthday, every secret, and every memory with you.

England Murphy lost her twin sister Elise in a car accident just weeks after their high school graduation. Elise was her best friend, and without her she felt broken and alone. It was almost more than her heart could endure. 

The only way to mend a broken soul is to find its true mate, but England wasn’t searching for love. She was searching for absolution. 

But love found her first.
 
(Recommended for ages 18+ due to graphic language and sexual subject matter)
 
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Author: Regina Bartley –> https://www.facebook.com/AuthReginaBartley/

~Cover Reveal~

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Title: The Charmed Life of Taryn

Genre: YA Fantasy/Paranormal

Release Date: November 1, 2016

Author: Lindy Zart

Cover Photography: Wendi Stitzer

Model: Nicole Kauffman

BLURB:

On the day Taryn Smith turns eighteen, her life changes—and not just because she can now legally vote. A black-eyed man with a chilly aura accosts her, and a stilted breath later, she’s abducted by a man who claims he’s a Manang; a half-man, half-angel being who lives in a world called Urian. Side note: he may or may not be insane.

Sent to a mansion in the middle of a grassy field surrounded by forest, and partnered with a black-haired, blue-eyed man with a surly nature who makes her heart spin, Taryn trains. For what, she doesn’t know. She’s told she’s someone special; a Charmed, and the key to winning in a battle of worlds about to collide. Only problem is, she can be a weapon of good, or a weapon of bad.

Lemon Chia Seed Donuts


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I like lemon poppy seed anything and saw some donuts on Pinterest. Well I got to thinking I wasn’t quite sure about poppy seed being that healthy but I knew chia seeds were. So I thought hey why not?  I love donuts soo much but also don’t like very sweet foods. The recipe I came up with was awesome not too sweet but sweet enough. This recipe I found was a regular recipe if you have no limits that recipe credit goes to  Baker by Nature. The icing on these look a little heavy for me so I did a little different one. I’m vegan and I saw this recipe and thought “I can vegan that.” And I did the results are in.

They are perfect!! The Chia Seeds where perfect they tasted exactly as poppy seeds with that little bite. Yum!! A touch of lemon with just the right amount of sweetness. Sweet baby Jesus these where super yummy!

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I used my Keliwa Silicon Donut Baking Pan and it worked perfect. They baked evenly and came right out of the pan no spray needed. I loved how light weight this pan is and I am slowly moving towards the silicon pans, they are awesome. It was my first time baking in it and it did not have that odor you typically get. These donuts were the perfect size also so I have no issue with the size.

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Lemon Chia Seed Donuts

  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 Tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp vegan butter, melted
  • 1 chai egg (1 Tbsp ground chai seed & 3 Tbsp water mixed together and set aside to thicken)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup almond milk

Glaze

  • 1 1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp almond milk or a little more for the consistency you like

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a small bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, and poppy seeds; set aside.

In a large bowl combine the granulated sugar and lemon zest; mix together with your fingers until zest is evenly distributed in the sugar. Add in the melted butter and beat until combined. Add in the egg and vanilla; beat well. Stir in milk.

Add in the dry ingredients and gently fold the mixture together using a rubber spatula, stirring only until mixture is evenly combined.

Spoon the thick batter into the molds of your prepared pan, filling each mold up 2/3 of the way. Bake for 10-11 minutes, or until firm and lightly golden on the tops.

Remove pan from oven and allow doughnuts to cool for at least 10 minutes in the tray before transferring to a cooling wrack.

For the Glaze:

In a wide, shallow dish combine juice and sugar, and whisk to combine. Let set a few minutes, and drizzle over donuts. You probably should let them cool but in my house we eat them right of the oven. lol

Bear Bakeware Silicone Muffin/Cupcake Pan

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Bear Bakeware 12 Cup Silicone Muffin Pan features a honey colored silicone to bring a warm feeling to any kitchen. For an extra playful and colorful option, use with silicone cupcake liners. This muffin pan’s unique color will match any bright kitchen decor. While this muffin tray has the versatility to craft non-muffin products, such as rolls, quiches, herb medleys, etc.; the design in mind was intended for a cupcake/muffin that has greater capacity for fillings and decorative topping options.

The recipe eBook contains multiple recipes both savory and sweet. Some recipes are standard, fairly simple recipes. Other recipes are Bear Bakeware’s recipes that are either family classics or recipes that they developed through life. The recipe eBook has 14 recipes in all, 7 recipes are the same as our 24 cup recipe book and the other 7 are brand new. This eBook has more of a muffin/cupcake focus than the 24 cup recipe eBook.

Bear Bakeware is founded by a young brother and sister duo. They are passionate about baking, cooking, and they never shy away from trying a new food. The silicone mini muffin pan was chosen as their second product choice to satisfy traditional bakers that want a larger, heartier muffin experience. Bear Bakeware hopes that the honey colored muffin pan brings life and happiness to your kitchen.

Features:
Muffins bake evenly without crusty sides. Cupcakes will come out perfectly uniform with the right amount of moist, sponge-like texture. Silicone muffin pan is heat resistant up to 450° F. Pan can be used in the oven, microwave, and freezer.
This muffin pan is 100% FDA approved silicone and passes the pinch test. The silicone makes it flexible and light weight, giving any baker the option of folding and bending the mini muffin tray to easily store. The pan is durable and can be reused again and again.
The silicone allows baked treats to pop out with ease, no need to line or scrub. It is possible to push in the bottom of the cups to pop out the muffins and cupcakes which prevents any risk of separating the muffin top.
Pan cup size is perfect for cream filled cupcakes, flans, jellies, and savory options such as quiche. Cup size: 1.125 inches deep, 2.75 inches diameter at top of cup, 2 inches diameter at bottom of cup, tray cup volume is 1/3 cup.
The silicone pan is very easy to clean, any muffin spillage is easily wiped away through washing or dishwasher.

my-review

This product was very nice, I have been liking the whole silicone thing. So when I got the chance to review this I jumped. I tried to to make chocolate cupcakes with this and I wasn’t that happy with the outcome. I don’t believe it had anything to do with the product, I made vegan cupcakes and the recipe must have just not been that great. They stuck to the pan but I’m going to try another recipe to see if it works better and I will update the review but I love the idea of this pan. I’m thinking I need to spray the pan a little to help keep from sticking.

I didn’t get the silicone odor with this pan I have gotten it with other products I tried but not with this one.

I received this product at a discount for an honest review.

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Essential Oils & Aromatherapy ebook


Find Out a New World of Aromatherapy
 
How do you feel when you pass outside a bakery and smell the aroma of freshly baked pastries? Most of us, just want to take a moment and savor the scent and in that moment, it just feels so calming. This clearly shows that scent plays a huge role in our physical and mental well-being. This is where the use of Aromatherapy & essential oils comes in.
Owing to the potent properties of essential oils, these oils are being used to treat depression, anxiety, stress, pain, skin conditions and sleep problems among other things. If you have heard about the amazing power of essential oils and aromatherapy and are not sure how to use essential oils, then this is the right guide for you.
 
Here Is A Preview Of What You’ll Learn…

  • How Aromatherapy Works
    The Key Benefits of Aromatherapy And Essential Oils
    How To Use Essential Oils
    Essential Oil Recipes
    And much, much more..

my-review

I received this ebook at a discount for my honest review.

This has a lot of information packed into a short book, I actually love books like that. I read a lot of books a lot of them but I’m not a information reader. I’m a fiction reader so if you give me a nonfiction book that just a how to it needs to be quick and to the point, which this book was perfect. I love using essential oils but after reading this I realized I’ve been doing somethings wrong and I learned a lot of interesting facts also. 

Did you know you can alleviate pain such as headaches even down to menstrual cramps wow I know what I’m going to be doing in my office, using my oils not pills.  Also you can help wake up your mind!! Woah that is a major problem for me I’m extremely easily distracted I also suffer from ADD and there is an oil for that. Man I always told my husband that my brain is on a genius level but this stupid ADD crap is standing in my way so if I can harness my brain power watch out world. 😉

If you want to read a book that can give you the information you need to use essential oils correctly and effectively. You can do a world of things like it shows you which oils to enhance your mood, help anxiety, weight loss, pain relief and calming your crazy mind then this sweet little gem is for you.

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The Blood Sisters by Jill Cooper #booktour

booktourbloodsacrificePageflex Persona [document: PRS0000031_00001]Lourdes has been slain and the new queen of the underworld has been chosen.

It was the day the Blood sisters had been striving for. The day where they would be free of Lourdes and could go back to living normal lives, but with the underworld’s throne empty, the Earth plunges into chaos.

Rivers turn black, demons run amok, with more chaos is about to be unleashed. All the while demon hunter, Duncan Jasper, is prisoner of the enemy. Jessica will stop at nothing to free him from Vain, a bounty hunter who trades in the lives of humans.

Getting into her stronghold won’t be easy, and Vain will be expecting a fight, but what she won’t be expecting is Jessica’s secret weapon. The newly crowned queen of the underworld, her very own sister.

Jessica hopes Amanda can resist the dark magic now surging through her veins long enough for a special artifact—The Ruby Heart—to be found, the one thing that can purify Amanda’s heart and break the awful curse.

But Amanda has other plans. If she sacrifices herself to the underworld, she hopes to do one better. Kill the demons from the inside and free the trapped souls being tormented for an eternity.

One way or another, it will surely come to sister vs sister in a full-scale war.

All in the name of Blood.

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about-the-author

I could write this in the third person. I could tell you what I like, where I was born, and what my favorite things are.jillcooper

But instead, I’ll say I don’t want to write like everyone else. I don’t want to craft stories you’ve read a thousand times before. I want my novels to be a cinematic experience, blending themes, genres, and situations unlike any you’ve ever read.

I want to break the rules. I want you to break out in a cold sweat as you read my books out of fear, love, and excitement. I want my books to be an experience. When you finish, I want you to feel something. Good or bad.

If you do, then I’ll have succeeded. If not, I’ll keep trying.

She can be contacted at http://www.jillacooper.com and please like her to keep up to date: Facebook

 

my-review

Jessica Blood loves her sister to a fault she will do anything for her even sacrifice herself as the new Queen of the Underworld? Join the race, the race to find Jasper and rescue him from the evil Vain and find a way to save Amanda from an undesirable fate.  The race is on how will it work out when all the answers keep slipping through their fingers.

I love Jill Cooper’s writing her characters are awesome but you never know what you are gonna get. There is always an element of surprise that I love. I love it when I can’t predict the outcome or what I predict doesn’t happen. You know I’m a genius so I usually predict right lol.

This was an excellent finish to this story. It was high intensity; there was not one moment of down time. I loved this fast pace roller coaster ride of a story. Jessica was as awesome as ever still a hard ass but in her line of work you gotta do what you gotta do. Amanda was still as sweet but a darker side started to unleash in her and it made her character pop. Duncan was still awesome and the love between Duncan and Jessica pushed through and you could see the depth of how much they care about each other. It was sweet to see that side of Jessica.

This was a great story and I loved the outcome of it, not as I expected but glad. You should read this energetic thrill ride of a series. You never know if there could be more or if The Blood sisters finally get the rest they deserve.  This is not a standalone you need to read 1 & 2 for it to make sense or you’ll be totally messed up. I had book 1 & 2 mixed up and started on 2 and I was like what the heck is happening. Ha then I figured it out. So go get started today!! Awesome story.

Raven by Pauline Creeden

ravennewsletterRaven_ebookPromoThis is the complete Steampunk Fantasy novel – all four parts of the serial in one volume!

Human life has value.
The poor living in the gutter is as valuable as the rich living in a manor.
The scoundrel is no less valuable than the saint.
Because of this, every life a reaper takes must be redeemed.

Raven has lived by this first tenet since she was trained by her father to become a reaper. But since his death, she’s been spending years redeeming the lives she’s taken. By her count, she’s even and it’s time for that life to end. If she settles down and becomes a wife, she might just feel human again. But on the way to the life she thinks she wants, the baron of New Haven asks her to complete a task which she cannot ignore… Just when Raven decides to give up on her life as an assassin, she’s pulled right back in.

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