Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Harlequin Holiday Reads Tour: Interview & Giveaway with RaeAnne Thayne, Author of Snow Angel Cove (Haven Point #1)

Harlequin Holiday Reads Tour: Interview & Giveaway with RaeAnne Thayne, Author of Snow Angel Cove (Haven Point #1)

Posted by on 12/17/2014 • 12 Comments

Nothing short of a miracle can restore Eliza Hayward’s Christmas cheer. The job she pinned her dreams on has gone up in smoke—literally—and now she’s stuck in an unfamiliar, if breathtaking, small town. Precariously close to being destitute, Eliza needs a helping hand…for her sick young daughter’s sake as well as her own. But she’s not expecting her holiday hero to almost run her down with his car!

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Teaser Tuesdays – A Sudden Light by Garth Stein

Teaser Tuesdays – A Sudden Light by Garth Stein

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In the summer of 1990, fourteen-year-old Trevor Riddell gets his first glimpse of Riddell House. Built from the spoils of a massive timber fortune, the legendary family mansion is constructed of giant, whole trees, and is set on a huge estate overlooking Puget Sound. Trevor’s bankrupt parents have begun a trial separation, and his father, Jones Riddell, has brought Trevor to Riddell House with a goal: to join forces with his sister, Serena, dispatch Grandpa Samuel—who is flickering in and out of dementia—to a graduated living facility, sell off the house and property for development into “tract housing for millionaires,” divide up the profits, and live happily ever after.

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Sunday, December 14, 2014

Added to the Bookshelf – 12/14/14

Added to the Bookshelf – 12/14/14

Posted by on 12/14/2014 • 28 Comments

(Inspired by Mailbox Monday, IMM, Clock Rewinders and the like) 

Notes from Melissa

Hope everyone is enjoying this last month of 2014. Looking ahead to 2015 I’ll be hosting my 4th Annual Witches & Witchcraft Reading Challenge!!

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Friday, December 12, 2014

Book Review: Head Over Heels (Lucky Harbor #3) by Jill Shalvis

Book Review: Head Over Heels (Lucky Harbor #3) by Jill Shalvis

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Free-spirited Chloe lives life on the edge. Unlike her soon-to-be married sisters, she isn’t ready to settle into a quiet life running their family’s newly renovated inn. But soon her love of trouble–and trouble with love-draws the attention of the very stern, very sexy sheriff who’d like nothing better than to tame her wild ways.

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Bewitching Brews Holiday Giveaway

Bewitching Brews Holiday Giveaway

Posted by on 12/10/2014 • 5 Comments

Stir up a little magic from our cauldron full of cocktails and desserts. The authors of Bewitching Book Tours conjured a collection of delicious potions inspired by their books and characters. Grab your wand (or spoon) and cast one of these spellbinding recipes today.

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Teaser Tuesdays – Head Over Heels (Lucky Harbor #3) by Jill Shalvis

Teaser Tuesdays – Head Over Heels (Lucky Harbor #3) by Jill Shalvis

Posted by on 12/09/2014 • 9 Comments

Free-spirited Chloe lives life on the edge. Unlike her soon-to-be married sisters, she isn’t ready to settle into a quiet life running their family’s newly renovated inn. But soon her love of trouble–and trouble with love-draws the attention of the very stern, very sexy sheriff who’d like nothing better than to tame her wild ways.

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Monday, December 8, 2014

Excerpt & Giveaway : Meow If It’s Murder by L.C. LoTempio

Excerpt & Giveaway : Meow If It’s Murder by L.C. LoTempio

Posted by on 12/08/2014 • 2 Comments

Nora Charles doesn’t believe in fate, even if she is a crime reporter who shares a name with a character from The Thin Man. In fact, she’s moving back to Cruz, California, to have a quieter life. But after finding an online magazine eager for material, and a stray cat named Nick with a talent for detection, Nora’s not just reporting crimes again. She’s uncovering them…

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Sunday, December 7, 2014

Added to the Bookshelf – 12/7/14

Added to the Bookshelf – 12/7/14

Posted by on 12/07/2014 • 20 Comments

(Inspired by Mailbox Monday, IMM, Clock Rewinders and the like) 

Recently on Melissa’s Eclectic Bookshelf: Book Blitz & Giveaway: Secret Santas Holiday Collection by Calista Fox, Erin Quinn, & Mary Leo HOLIDAY #READATHON December 5 – 7, 2014 Book Review:…

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Saturday, December 6, 2014

Book Blitz & Giveaway: Secret Santas Holiday Collection by Calista Fox, Erin Quinn, & Mary Leo

Book Blitz & Giveaway: Secret Santas Holiday Collection by Calista Fox, Erin Quinn, & Mary Leo

Posted by on 12/06/2014 • 12 Comments

In the spirit of giving and paying it forward, all of the author’s proceeds for Kissing Kris Kringle will be donated to The Animal Welfare League, an amazing organization dedicated to saving animals lives and working to improve the way they are treated and regarded by society.

Kris Kringle is just an average guy living in the tiny town of North Pole, Maine where Christmas isn’t just a holiday—it’s a way of life. But not for Kris. He might be named after the big guy in red, but Kris is more Scrooge than Santa.

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