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VBB Weekly – 09.15.2014

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Highlights
  • Group Read of Priceless – As part of the VBB Vixens reading group, we’ll be chatting with Raine Miller this coming Friday, Sep 19th! We’ll be discussing Priceless with her as well as talking about anything that may pop up!  Join the Vixens group here if you’d like to participate!
  • First Look into TFioS Little Infinities DVD – Check out the intro from author John Green and director Josh Boone, introducing the upcoming special edition DVD!
  • Tara Sivec Takeover – I had a blast when author Tara Sivec took over the blog last week. We had a ton of questions and comments and she posted a couple videos to tell you more about her newest release, Closer to the Edge (Sep 22). Also, get ready to laugh out loud with her bloopers video (last video below).

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raced coverRaced by K. Bromberg (Sep 15)

Colton Donavan lived life in the fast lane, but it took Rylee Thomas to teach him what racing was all about. 

Arrogant. Rogue. Broken. Conceited. Dirty-Talking. Rebel. Egomaniacal. Voodooed. Bent. Reckless.

You think you know me?

Think again.

Raced is not a complete re-write of the Driven Trilogy. This companion explores pivotal scenes as well as some new ones written in Colton Donavan’s point of view that were not previously published in Driven, Fueled, and Crashed. Hear his thoughts, experience his inner-turmoil, and laugh with him on his journey as he overcomes his demons and accepts what it means to love.

Reading Order: Driven | Fueled | Crashed | Raced
My ReviewsDriven | Fueled | Crashed

Girl of Vengeance by Charles Sheehan Miles (Sep 15)

In the third and final book of the Rachel’s Peril trilogy, prepare to have everything you thought you knew turned upside down. In the first seven days of this trilogy, everything changed. Now Andrea and Dylan are on the run and the Thompson Sisters are fighting to survive.

This series should be read in order.

Reading Order: Girl of Lies | Girl of RageGirl of Vengeance

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Thrilling contemporary romantic suspense from New York Times bestselling author Melissa Marr. Eva Tilling wakes up in the hospital to discover an attempt has been made on her life. But who in her sleepy little North Carolina town could have hit her with their car? And why? Before she can consider the question, she finds that she’s awoken with a strange new skill: the ability to foresee people’s deaths when they touch her. While she is recovering from the hit-and-run, Nate, an old flame, reappears, and the two must traverse their rocky past as they figure out how to use Eva’s power to keep her friends—and themselves—alive. Chilling twists, unrequited obsession, and high-stakes romance drive this southern Gothic, racy thriller—a story of small-town oppression and salvation.

This is a standalone novel. 

Read my review.

A Vault of Sins (#2, Chaos Theory) by Sarah Harlan (Sep 16)

In her stunning New Adult debut, The Wicked We Have Done, Sarah Harian introduced readers to the Compass Room: a twisted experimental jail where the guilty and the innocent suffer alike. But breaking out was only the beginning…

Even though she’s escaped, twenty-two-year-old Evalyn Ibarra is anything but free. She’s desperate to return to a life that no longer exists, but prying reporters continually draw her back into nightmarish memories, using the tabloids to vilify her. Bad press is the last thing she needs during the trial of the year: the case that she and her fellow survivors staked against the Compass Room engineers. A case that could terminate the use of the inhumane system forever…

But in her dreams, she is still locked in that terrifying jail.

When she wakes, someone is trying to communicate with her in secret, through strange and intricate clues. As Evalyn follows their signs, she uncovers a conspiracy that goes so much deeper than her own ordeal. A dangerous intrigue that only she can bring to light. One that will force her to work with the one person she doesn’t want to see.

The person who owns her heart…

Reading Order: The Wicked We Have Done | Our Broken Sky (novella) | A Vault of Sins

what if coverWhat If by Rebecca Donovan (Sep 16)

What if you had a second chance to meet someone for the first time?

Cal Logan is shocked to see Nicole Bentley sitting across from him at a coffee shop thousands of miles from their hometown. After all, no one has seen or heard from her since they graduated over a year ago.

Except this girl isn’t Nicole.

She looks exactly like Cal’s shy childhood crush, but her name is Nyelle Preston and she has no idea who he is. This girl is impulsive and daring, her passion for life infectious. The complete opposite of Nicole. Cal finds himself utterly fascinated-and falling hard. But Nyelle is also extremely secretive. And the closer he comes to finding out what she’s hiding, the less he wants to know.

When the secrets from the past and present collide, one thing becomes clear: Nothing is what it seems.

This is a standalone novel.

Every Time I Think of You coverEvery Time I Think of You by Tracey Garvis Graves (Sep 16)

Thirty-year-old Daisy DiStefano has two people she holds dear: the grandmother who raised her, and her three-year-old son, Elliott. But when Daisy’s grandmother is killed in a seemingly random act of violence, Daisy must take steps to protect herself and her child.

Despite a thriving career in San Francisco, thirty-six-year-old Brooks McClain has returned home to spend what little time his mother has left before she succumbs to the deadly disease that is ravaging her. The seasoned investigative reporter has taken a position with the local newspaper and been on the job less than twenty-four hours when he’s summoned to cover the death of Pauline Thorpe.

Brooks is all business, but the more time he spends with Daisy DiStefano, the more invested he becomes; there’s something about a single mother, a defenseless child, and an unsolved crime that has stirred Brooks’s protective instincts like nothing ever has before.

And when the unthinkable happens, Brooks will do whatever it takes to clear the name of the woman he’s fallen for and the child he’ll protect at any cost.

Romantic and suspenseful, Every Time I Think of You shows how far two people will go to fight for the ones they love, and the life they’ve always imagined.

This is a standalone novel.

Read my review.

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The Certainty of Violet and Luke (#5, The Coincidence) by Jessica Sorensen (Sep 16)

Violet Hayes’s life is a mess. Between her stalker, Preston, refusing to leave her alone, her parents’ case still being unsolved, and falling behind in school, she always feels on the verge of losing it. When some unexpected news comes her way, it’s the final straw and she ends up doing something that almost costs her life. Thankfully, she survives and makes a promise to herself to put her life back together and to try and figure out exactly how she feels about Luke Price, the one person that’s always there for her.

But as a recovering alcoholic and gambler, Luke has his own struggles to overcome. He’s also fallen in love with Violet, but fears telling her the truth, that it will scare her away or worse, she won’t reciprocate the feeling. Plus, there never seems to be a right time to say it, either the case, Preston, or life getting in the way.

Can the two of them ever get enough peace in their lives to conquer their fears and finally tell each other the truth about how they feel?

Reading Order: The Coincidence of Callie & Kayden | The Redemption of Callie & Kayden | The Destiny of Violet & Luke | The Probability of Violet & Luke | The Certainty of Violet and Luke | The Resolution of Callie & Kayden | Unbeautiful | Seth & Grayson

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Must Reads of the Week

Embrace series by Jessica Shirvington

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I can’t recommend this YA paranormal series enough. It’s a series that gets stronger and more addictive with each installment. It’s an adventure. An epic romance. A gut-wrenching journey of self discovery. It made me swoon, grin, tear up… it made my heart pound, my pulse race and I couldn’t get enough. Read my spoiler-free review for an introduction to this amazing series by Jessica Shirvington.

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