Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Three Month Update

Oops, I haven’t updated in a while. And even given the long break, I don’t have much writing progress to update. I have managed to read nearly fifty books in the past three months. Here are a few I loved:

Book five in the series and shit just got super real in this one. I just know my heart is going to be broken soon.

I have never read a story from this author before, but this one was immediately placed in my favourites folder on my kindle. I LOVED Georgia and she has also become one of my top heroines ever. I was blown away with this and would recommend to every romance reader!

Another new to me author and I was blown away by this book. A serious story with humour scattered throughout. I was glue to my kindle reading this and a new author for me to keep an eye out on.

This is the fifth book in this series and another absolute winner. I love how Langlais writes her heroines and they are always one of my favourite things about her stories. They are always so strong and capable and I never have any cringe moments. This is a must read for paranormal fans!

The final book in the Kodiak Point series and it was fantastic. I know this is going to be a series I will re-read over and over and as soon as I finished this one, I grabbed my paperback copy for the first book and started it again. So amazing!

One of my top authors is Eden and this is because she is such an incredible writer and I always know I will be consumed by her stories. This one was no different. I love the concept, loved how it began and how Luke and Mina were with each other. Everything about this one hit all the right notes for me. A must read for paranormal fans!

I couldn’t wait for Reign’s book and this one absolutely lived up to my expectations. Incredible!

I had no idea what to expect and turns out, I should have just known I would love it. Amazing, stunning and a story I know I will re-read over and over.

Book four in this series and another winner. I’m finding it hard to stretch this series out so I don’t rush it. This is definitely one of my all-time favourite series ever.

The final two books in this series were fantastic. A must read for Ashley fans. Action, drama and a romance to cheer for. Loved them!

I am hoping to do some writing at least in the next couple months. I have a few ideas I am in love with and it is just my laziness, and the high quality of books waiting on my kindle, and ones which keep being released, which keeps me from writing. Fingers crossed I can find some willpower soon. 

Happy reading!

- Jess

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

April Update

Well, April was a bit of a mixed bag for me. On one hand I finished the third book in my new series, however I hit a block when it came to the novella so I decided to go back to book one and start editing. I absolutely hated the first few chapters which was super disheartening. So I decided the best course of action was to bury my head and kindle in the sand and just read instead.

So my writing went nowhere, BUT I read some amazing books! Here are a few I loved:

I knew I would enjoy this since I love the Rylee Adamson series and I connect to Mayer’s writing. I didn’t expect to completely fall in love with this story, the characters and the world. Wow. Incredible. I can’t bring myself to read book two yet just so I can savior this a little bit more.

I’ve read a few dragon stories, but I loved the world and rules Georgette created for this one. These dragons were so interesting and the forbidden love that was the center of this story was so wonderfully written. I am glad to hear she will be entering this world again soon and I can’t wait to read more.

I have love the previous two books in this series and I was pretty nervous going into Jimmy’s book. He was such an ass in the first book that I worried I wouldn’t be able to connect to him. Instead, I think I might just love him the most. Fantastic story, writing and banter. I loved every single page.

Wow, I was completely hooked on this story right from the heartbreaking beginning to the last page. I was enthralled and riveted to my kindle as this story took over my world. I lived and breathed it and it is my favourite of the series.

I hope everyone has a fantastic May! Fingers crossed it can be more productive for me…


Saturday, 2 April 2016

March Update

Not a real lot to report on for March. I’m nearing the end of the third book in my still untitled new series. My plan was originally to write the first three and then go back over to begin editing, but I’ve had an idea for a novella sized fourth book to round off the first three books… so that means I need to finish that one before I go back over them all. If all goes well, this series should begin releasing close to the end of the year. I will keep details posted on the progress on this blog.

March was another great reading month! Here are some I loved:

My Healer by Alanea Alder  is the third book in the Bewitched and Bewildered series. I LOVED this one and this entire series. This is honestly a must read series for paranormal fans. I have now purchased all these books in paperbacks so I can stare lovingly at them always!

Play by Kylie Scott was fantastic! I LOVED Lick and was terrified that I would find the rest of this series lacking because of my high expectations. Instead I ended up loving Play just as much as Lick. I'm not usually one for rock star books, but this one was brilliant. 

The Hooker and the Hermit by L. H. Cosway and Penny Reid was so much fun. It was exactly what I felt like and I fell in love with Annie, our heroine. I really connected to her and obviously Ronan was amazing, too. This was a feel good romance and I laughed, swooned and smiled a lot.

Mystery Man by Kristen Ashley was a fun read which entered the reader into a new world which I loved. I think my favourite character was Gwen and I loved following her on this journey. It had plenty of angst, drama and action and was perfect! 

Rock Chick Renegade by Kristen Ashley was another great entry into this series. I love revisiting everyone from the previous books and I'm trying to pace myself so I don't finish this series too quickly. 

I hope everyone had a fantastic March and has a successful April. I’m going to attempt to get this third book done and the novella, too. Fingers crossed!


Tuesday, 8 March 2016

February Update

So, February went by way too fast. It was very much a reading month and not a writing month for me. I read some great reads, which I will list a few below. I was also overwhelmed by the support Revolution received and grateful for all the blogs who signed up for the review tour and the blitz. Everyone was so incredibly kind and generous. I felt very lucky!

So now to some of the books I read during February, all of which I would absolutely recommend!

Waking the Dragon – Juliette Cross (incredible world building and such a fantastic story!)

Pleasure of a Dark Prince – Kresley Cole (Another fantastic addition to the IAD series. An absolute must read!)

Rock Chick Rescue – Kristen Ashley (A fun, action-filled story that left me laughing and gasping!)

Rock Chick Redemption - Kristen Ashley (A heart-warming story about learning to trust and love again, with all the trademark humour and action from the previous books.)

Tiger in her Bed – Lizzie Lynn Lee (a quick, fun and well written story about a boss and his clueless employee!)

Have a great March everybody!

Monday, 1 February 2016

January Update!

Revolution has now been out for a week and I’ve gotten some great feedback so far! I quickly want to thank everyone for their support with the release and soon there will be a book tour and blitz happening.

Since I took a couple weeks off my full time job I had a lot more time to read and write this month. I’m working on something new with my writing and just in this month I’ve finished two first-drafts of a new paranormal world. I want to finish one more before I properly look at it to see if this new series is worth publishing. I will keep that progress updated on here.

I have read some fantastic books in January! Here are some I loved:

The Vampire's Mail Order Bride - Kristen Painter (Paranormal Romance - great writing, world building and funny banter!)

My Protector - Alanea Alder (Paranormal Romance and just like book one, it was hilarious! Also I think I might honestly be completely in love with Gavriel)

A Tiger's Bride - Eve Langlais (Paranormal Romance and I just read that there might be another one coming in the form of a story about Luna. Fingers crossed!)

Ready To Were - Robyn Peterman (Paranormal Romance. Gotta love a strong heroine!)

Tied To Trouble - Megan Erickson (m/m Romance. Great banter and chemistry!)

I hope you all got some great reading in as well, and will update you next month! Have a great Feb everyone!


Thursday, 7 January 2016

Cover Reveal for Revolution

So here is the cover for my next release: Revolution

This is a standalone New Adult Dystopian book. The cover was designed by MGbookcover and this book was edited by the amazing C&D Editing. Both highly recommended! The cover reveal was organised by Xpresso Book Tours and I want to say a quick thank you to all the blogs who signed up!

Release Date: January 26th 2015

Pre-order links coming soon.

But you can Add to Goodreads

Can't wait for you guys to get your hands on this one!