[Book Blitz] Inevitable by Inger Iversen

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InevitableAbout Inevitable

Adult, Contemporary Romance
A Love and War novel (can be read as stand alones)

I crashed and opened my eyes... there you were, fierce and protective, and I knew... I just knew it was you all along.
Ex-Marine Trent Reed has been shot at, in a coma, and placed in war zones, but when his best friend calls in a favor, he is faced with the most dangerous situation yet—to be the best man. Trent’s turbulent past with races other than his own taints his view on the interracial marriage, and he’s none too happy to deal with the ill-tempered maid of honor. To accept the position means understanding that his friend is soon to be out of his life—for good.
Tough-girl Teal Lofton has struggled all of her adult life, from her weight to the color of her skin holding her back in work and love. When she agrees to be the maid of honor in her friend’s wedding, a hormonal bride and a jerk of a best man who she is strangely, yet wildly, attracted to, amplify those struggles.
As tensions and tempers rise, Trent disappears with the wedding rings and Teal braves a snowstorm to bring them back, determined to fix yet another problem. But a tragic accident brings together the unlikely pair, forcing them to face the prejudices of their pasts. In doing so, Trent and Teal embark on an inevitable course of self-discovery and passion like they’ve never experienced before—until a secret from Trent’s past threatens to destroy it all.

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Me, my Shelf, and I ~ 28/02/2015

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Me, my Shelf, and I is my version of a weekly recap post, and also a feature to tell you more about myself. What exactly I am doing, you can see here.

ME ... nosedive?

Definition: "to fall from a great height, nose first"

I'm not a clumsy person in general, but I guess that has much to do with me not doing most things that require lots of hand-foot-coordination. If you take the less literal approach, then yes, I do tend to put my foot in my mouth more often than other people around me. I'm honest and I hate tip-toeing around subjects or people, so it happens quite a lot, but I don't mind. I know how to not make a big deal out of it and say sorry, even if I might not mean it.

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Currently Reading: Snapped Novella Series by Ketley Allison

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Posts of the last two weeks:

Review: Losing It Anthology
Book Blitz: Lure
Waiting on Wednesday: Duplicity
Swoon Thursday: Dare You To
Booking Through Thursday: Collections
Friday Finds: from the Losing It Anthology
Book Blitz: The Apollo Academy
Teaser Tuesday: The Ghost of You
Waiting on Wednesday: Everything That Makes You
Book Blitz: Hold
Book Blitz / Swoon Thursday: Lighter
Book Tour: The Ghost of You by Amanda Burckhard

Upcoming:

Mar 1: March Releases on my hitlist
Mar 2 - Book Blitz: Inevitable by Inger Iversen
Mar 4 - Waiting on Wednesday: #128
Mar 5 - Book Blitz: Two Truths and One Lie by Ashley Stoyanoff
Mar 6 - Finished Friday: February 2015
Mar 9 - Book Tour: Almost Loved by Mira Toria
Mar 11 - Waiting on Wednesday: #129
Mar 12 - Book Blitz: Love the Way You Lie by Skye Warren
Mar 13: Friday Finds
Mar 15: Me, my Shelf, and I

and I

... had a pretty uneventful week, but with two days that exhausted me. 5-6 translation, then 3h teaching, plus 1h driving around. Just a normal day for any working person, I know, but the people contact and all the stupid drivers thanks to the construction sites wore me out.

... visited my father yesterday, the biological one. He and his new wife live only 5min away now, but we're all busy people. Anyway, they renovated their whole apartment (he's a house painter by trade), and while I don't know how it looked before, I was floored by the after. He did a real number on that one -- he so knows what he's doing. I totally got all his practical genes! My parents were there, too, and family friends I know since childhood, and while we talked and joked, I rwas reminded that I got my whole character from him, but my mom's looks, and it makes me think about the classical nature vs nurture debate...


[Tour Review] Amanda Burckhard: The Ghost of You

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About the Author

Amanda Burckhard grew up exploring bat caves and hunting for dinosaur bones in the Black Hills of South Dakota. When she wasn’t crossing paths with mountain lions, she was making up stories and devouring books at the library. Although, she still does that.

Amanda loves to travel and cross out things on her adrenaline packed bucket list. Some of the things she's been able to cross out include see an active volcano erupt, ride a gondola in Venice, and pet a tiger.

She currently lives in South Dakota and works as a microbiologist by day. Some of her obsessions include comic book movies, hot chocolate, sushi, sunshine, and Doctor Who.

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Ghost of You
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English \ eBook, 213 pages
Debut: February 24, 2015
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Snuck from: YA Bound
Read: February 20-22, 2015

Emmy has everything she’s ever wanted: a hot boyfriend she adores, great friends, a promising future, and even a well-connected family.
But one night rips it all away.
A car accident shatters her world, claiming the lives of her twin brother and her best friend. In the wake of the accident, her friends drift away, her family falls apart, and her boyfriend cheats.
The grief is more than she can handle, so she finds escape at the bottom of a bottle of painkillers. Taking the pills makes her brother alive again, if only in her head. Seeing and talking to her brother as if he were still alive is the only thing that keeps her going. Until Logan King moves to town.
Logan sees past the mask of pristine popularity she wears in public and he’s the only one who can tell she hasn’t moved on. His uncanny ability to read her forces her to open up and she starts to fall for him, no matter how unwilling she is to admit it. But Emmy isn’t the only one keeping secrets and when a close brush with death sparks events that bring everything to light, Emmy will have to decide what’s more important: learning how to forgive and move on, or holding onto the pills and the ghost of her past.

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[Book Blitz] Lighter by Gia Riley

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Genres: New Adult, Romance
Series: Begin Again 1

What do you do when you can't save the one you love?
Sophie can’t survive without control. Growing up with an alcoholic father, she craves the discipline of gymnastics. Feeling lost on a brand new college campus, she lets loose for the first time in her life. But with freedom comes consequences. Is one night everything she hopes? Or will she become her own worst nightmare?
Kipton's one year away from graduation. He's never thought beyond a one night stand until meeting his sister’s new roommate. Finally setting his sights on the girl he can't resist, he's more determined than ever when she won't give in to his persuasions. He's always gotten the girl, and he's not about to give up without a fight.
Will Sophie be able to salvage her dreams and wage a war against her own vices? Can she finally let love in? Or will history repeat itself causing her to self-destruct?

Lighter isn't your typical college romance. Darkness suffocates, dreams are dashed, and battles are lost. Love takes on a whole new meaning.
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