Saturday, November 1, 2014

Deadline by Scarlet Hawthorne {Blog Tour, Review, & Giveaway}

by Scarlet Hawthorne

He wants her body and heart, but a killer wants her soul...

After her erotic romance novels become international bestsellers, writer Gillian Tate cannot enjoy her long-sought success once her husband files for divorce and she becomes the target of threats from a religious fringe hate group. When she tries to find peace in the solitude of a remote lakeside cabin to complete the third novel in the trilogy, not only does she meet the man who can fulfill her own secret desires, she also discovers she hasn’t escaped danger by leaving the city.

When the Adirondack town's police chief Sam Taylor learns of the threats and checks in on the notorious author, he is surprised to find the voluptuous woman he meets is nothing like he would have imagined from her erotic novels - but everything he has imagined in his own fantasies.

Can he and the woman of his dreams escape her waking nightmare?

*Adult Content: This erotic romantic suspense includes scenes of bondage between consenting adults.

Acquiesce by Cory Cyr {Cover Reveal}

by Cory Cyr

Coming December 30, 2014

Caspian Vance~former child prodigy, now an accomplished professor of human sexuality at twenty-six has it all—an IQ that's off the charts, a stellar career at which he excels, and the drop-dead looks and body that make women spontaneously combust with lust.

He's been studying sex and women's behavior since he was sixteen. When it comes to the science of human lust and the rewards of sexual pursuits, he has all the answers.

Books I'm Grateful I Read Giveaway Hop - $25 Book Outlet Gift Card Giveaway

Welcome to the Books I'm Grateful I Read Giveaway Hop hosted by StuckInBooks.

There are so many books I'm grateful I read including Beautiful Disaster and Walking Disaster by Jamie McGuire, The Crossfire Series by Sylvia Day, The Fifty Shades Trilogy by E. L. James, anything by M. Leighton, Christina Lauren, Caisey Quinn, and Abbi Glines... My list could go on and on!

Friday, October 31, 2014

Bumble-B's and Chick-A-D's Etsy Shop Review {#HandmadeHolidays Sponsor Spotlight}

If you've been a fan of Life With Two Boys for a while you probably know how much I love Etsy. In fact, I love Etsy so much that I actually had a whole week dedicated to Etsy shops a few years ago. Well, since then my love has only grown and I've found so many awesome gifts (for myself and others) on there.

I was recently contacted by Robyn, owner of Bumble-B's and Chick-A-D's, about reviewing an item from her shop and I jumped on the opportunity.

Bumble-B's and Chick-A-D's offers a variety of handmade crochet items including scarves, headbands, hats, and dishcloths, in a variety of colors and styles. While browsing her shop I immediately fell in love with the Chunky Eyelet Infinity Scarf and knew I had to have it.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Coming in 2015 - The Bourbon Kings by #1 New York Times Bestselling Author J.R. Ward

The Bourbon Kings (The Bourbon Kings #1)
by J.R. Ward

Coming July 28, 2015

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Black Dagger Brotherhood delivers the first novel in an enthralling new series set amid the shifting dynamics of a Southern family defined by wealth and privilege—and compromised by secrets, deceit, and scandal.... 

Last Chance by T.G Ayer {Release Day Blitz & Giveaway}

Last Chance (DarkWorld #3)
by T.G Ayer

Released Today ~ October 30, 2014

With the loss of her sister still weighing down both her conscience and her heart, Kailin Odel must take on the next part of her mission - find her mother and Anjelo and bring them back from Wrythiin. 

Kailin uses her mother's portal key and enters the Wraith world intent on saving the ones she loves, but from the moment she arrives her mission is fraught with peril. 

Arriving in Wrythiin, Kai steps right into the middle of a Wraith rebellion. And only to find that though Anjelo is safe, her mother is held captive by a subversive faction of Wraiths once led by the Wraithlord that Kai had killed. 

From Wraiths to Shapeshifters, rebel causes to fraying family ties, to inexplicable new powers, Kai must fight her darkest demons while entering the blackest pits of Wrythiin to save her mother.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Pumpkin Stencils & Other Halloween Ideas

Are your kids obsessed with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? Well, here are some fun Halloween craft ideas for you!

Just click on the image to make them larger. 

The Arlo Series by Karisa Lowe - Children's Book Review {Gifts Galore Sponsor Spotlight}

Like me, both of my boys enjoy reading. Sometimes we read about their favorite cartoon characters, sometimes we read something a little more educational, and sometimes we like to read something that's fun and educational. That's where the Arlo series by Karisa Lowe comes in!

The Arlo series is a set of children's books that are not only cute, but also serve a purpose. The series includes Arlo Goes to the Dentist, Arlo and the Airplane, and Arlo Goes to the Farmers Market.

Forgiving Reed by C.A. Harms {Blog Tour & Giveaway}

Forgiving Reed (Southern Boys #1)
by C.A. Harms 

Kori suffered a great loss, one that left her feeling so desolate and alone, that she believed nothing would ever fill the void…

The only thing that kept her going was the one little piece of joy she still had in her life, her baby boy, Rhett.

She had no choice but to move forward and give her son the best life she could. Which meant moving back home.

Except there was one problem

Home was where Reed would be…

The man who once held her heart, then shattered it into a million pieces.

Grieving the loss of Rhett’s dad, and learning to forgive those who have betrayed her, Kori was battling it all.

But will she ever have the strength to forgive Reed?

Yesterday's Half Truths by Carey Heywood {Cover Reveal}

Yesterday's Half Truths 
by Carey Heywood

Coming November 24, 2014

She never thought it would go this far.

It started out so innocently, but now has taken on a life of its own. Problem is, Lindsay Palmer doesn't know how to stop. Even worse, she doesn't want to stop. Her daily deceit has become both her greatest pleasure and deepest shame. Thousands of people love her, but would they if they knew the truth.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Mega Bloks SpongeBob Squarepants Invisible Boatmobile Rescue Review & Giveaway

It's no big secret how much my boys love Mega Bloks. And what kid doesn't love SpongeBob, right?! So, of course I was excited when Mega Bloks asked if we'd like to review the new Mega Bloks SpongeBob Squarepants™ Invisible Boatmobile Rescue... It's the best of both worlds!

About the Invisible Boatmobile Rescue:
Plankton is at it again and it’s up to SpongeBob and Patrick to stop him with the Invisible Boatmobile Rescue by Mega Bloks SpongeBob SquarePants. Build the Invisible Boatmobile with cool translucent blocks and take off for a high-speed chase! Help, Plankton is launching jellyfish everywhere! It's up to SpongeBob and Patrick - dressed as Mermaidman and Barnacleboy  - to save them with the Invisible Boatmobile's not-so-invisible net!

Ideal for ages 5 and up.

Pandora Wild Child by Sunniva Dee {Book Blitz & Giveaway}

Pandora Wild Child 
by Sunniva Dee

I’m free. Fucking free!

I’m in college with my best friends and far, far from home!
With my Scheuermann’s disease as the excuse, my father kept me locked up at home all through high school. Here in Deepsilver, I can finally be me, Pandora, so—

Why the hell should I hold back?

They accept our fake IDs at Smother, our local haunt. I’m the life of the party, everyone loves me—hell, I could get away with murder in this place! Drunk off my ass, I dance on the bar, and—

I’m on top of the world!

I need to get my shit together, though. If I don’t pull off good grades, my father won’t pay my tuition. There’s no way I’m moving back into his “fortress.”

Dark Duet: Platinum Edition Box Set by CJ Roberts {Release Day Launch}


Please heed all warnings. ****This is a series about captivity in a FICTIONAL and EROTICIZED setting. It contains very disturbing situations, dubious consent, strong language, and graphic violence.****

For the first time ever ALL the BESTSELLING BOOKS in the DARK DUET series are available in one complete set. The Platinum Edition also includes: 1) The NEW 30,000 word novella DETERMINED TO OBEY, featuring secondary characters Kid, Felipe, and Celia. 2) Eight scorching-hot fan-written Dark Duet short stories hand-selected by the author. 3) CJ's favorite interviews & Reviews

Over 1300 pages of content for a fraction of the combined individually priced books in the series and bonus content.

Author Endorsements:
“’This series is the most incredible mindf**k I've ever experienced.’ Or something along those lines. Write whatever you want and slap my name on it. I loved it that much.’ – Colleen Hoover, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author

"I have never had an author move me to the point that I felt I needed to get in my car and go after someone who was fictional." --Tina Reber, NYT and USA Today Bestselling Author of the LOVE series

"Absolutely amazing! I have not been this captivated by a book, by a series, in years! Thank you to everyone who told me to read these." -- Aleatha Romig, NYT Bestselling Author of the Consequences series

Here With Me by Heidi McLaughlin {Blog Tour, Guest Post, & Giveaway}

Here With Me 
by Heidi McLaughlin

Ryley Clarke has grown up with the military in her blood, with both parents serving their country. Ryley knows the risks of being married to the military. But when the unthinkable happens, and her future husband is killed in action, Ryley can barely survive... until Evan's twin brother, Nate, helps her pick up the pieces.

After serving on a special mission with the military for six years, Evan Archer returns home to find the unthinkable - the love of his life, Ryley Clarke - engaged to his brother, Nate. With Nate on deployment, Evan needs to figure out what happened in his absence, and more importantly, how to win Ryley back from the man he once considered his best friend, but now thinks of as his rival.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Silver Dolphin Books Crayola Books Review {Gifts Galore Sponsor Spotlight}

As a mom, it's very important to me that my kids are encouraged to use their imagination. In this day and age, where video games and tablets are our kids' go-to activities, it's easy to forget how simple it is to hand them some paper and crayons and see where their imagination takes them. That being said, Silver Dolphin Books offers the perfect solution!

Silver Dolphin Books publishes activity, novelty, and educational nonfiction books for preschoolers to 12-year-olds. Highly interactive formats such as the Field Guides and Uncover series both educate and entertain older children. The lovable characters of the Maurice Pledger series and the boldly illustrated Snappy Sounds series appeal to both young children and parents alike.

Cursed Fate by t.h. snyder {Release Day Blitz}

Cursed Fate 
by t.h. snyder

Change, simple for some, life altering for others.

Steve Zotto made a drastic decision in his life, one that was meant to create a fresh start. After years of addiction, he finally realized that the life he was living was either going to kill him or someone else. Too many painful memories cursed him, pulled him away from his family and destroyed everything he had....including the love of his life.

He was willing to become a new man, a good son and a faithful husband....but was it too late?

The day he chose to move on was the day fate took over. Dealing with the events that lead him to were he now was he found that there was only one person that could make him whole. During his struggles he found help in his art, the ink that burned an inspiring message into the flesh of his clients.

His life was changing, he was changing and the future he was longing for was now a vision worth reaching for.

No longer will the curse of his past haunt him, fate has played its hand and he's found himself all in.