Cover Reveal: Better When He’s Bad by Jay Crownover

Title: Better When He’s Bad (Welcome to the Point #1)

Author: Jay Crownover

Publication Date: June 17, 2014

Publisher: William Morrow an imprint of HarperCollins Publishing

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Welcome to the Point

There’s a difference between a bad boy and a boy who’s bad . . . meet Shane Baxter.

Sexy, dark, and dangerous, Bax isn’t just from the wrong side of the tracks, he is the wrong side of the tracks. A criminal, a thug, and a brawler, he’s the master of bad choices, until one such choice landed him in prison for five years. Now Bax is out and looking for answers, and he doesn’t care what he has to do or who he has to hurt to get them. But there’s a new player in the game, and she’s much too innocent, much too soft…and standing directly in his way.

Dovie Pryce knows all about living a hard life and the tough choices that come with it. She’s always tried to be good, tried to help others, and tried not to let the darkness pull her down. But the streets are fighting back, things have gone from bad to worse, and the only person who can help her is the scariest, sexiest, most complicated ex-con The Point has ever produced.

Bax terrifies her, but it doesn’t take Dovie long to realize that some boys are just better when they’re bad.

YOU GUYS!!! If you know anything about me at all, please let it be this: Jay Crownover’s books rock my freaking socks off! As much as I adore her Marked Men (yes, they do deserve double capitalization always) to absolute pieces, I am beyond excited to dive into a new series of hers and on June 17th, I, along with all of you, will be able to do just that! That being said, we’ve got an AWESOME cover to go along with this sure-to-be-awesome book from the ever-so-talented Jay Crownover. So without further ado, lets move on to what I am sure you have all been waiting for…

Better When He's Bad

So what do you think of the awesomeness? What about the hotness? Let’s just make this easier: what do you think about the AWESOME HOTNESS?

Be sure to let us know what you think of the cover in the comment’s section but before you do that, check out where you can find Jay and her upcoming book, Better When He’s Bad!


Jay Crownover

I’m supposed to share interesting details about myself so that my readers get to know me so here we go in no particular order: I’m an natural redhead even though I haven’t seen my real hair color in years, I’m a big fan of tattoos and have a half sleeve on either arm and various other pieces all over the place, I’ve been in the bar industry since I was in college and it has always offered interesting insight into how men and women interact with each other, I have 3 dogs that are all crazy, I live in Colorado and love the snow, I love music and in all reality wish I could be a rock star not a writer or a bartender but I have zero talent so there is that.

I love to write, love to read and all I’m interested in is a good story with interesting characters that make the reader feel something.

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Cover Reveal + Sneak Peek + Giveaway: Deep Surrendering by Chelsea M. Cameron

Title: Deep Surrendering (Episode 1)

Author: Chelsea M. Cameron

Release Date: March 20th

She’s all about rules. He lives by none but his own. When these two meet, the results could be disastrous.

When Marisol Everly’s friend Rory sets her up with Fin Herald, Marisol doesn’t expect that it will amount to anything, but that was before she saw Fin’s searing blue eyes and mischievous smile. Not to mention, he seems absolutely fascinated by her mundane life. He’s everything that a girl could want, but there’s something else that ripples under the surface of his flirty behavior. Something darker. Something that fascinates Marisol, but scares her at the same time. Is she willing to risk falling into an abyss she might not get out of?

Today is a super special day because not only is it a cover reveal but it is also a new project reveal for Chelsea M. Cameron! Her super secret project has been kept on the down low for some time now so I am super excited to be able to share it with you today!

Each month Chelsea will be releasing a series of contemporary adult novellas set in the world of her Surrender series! How awesome is that!?!? And do you know what makes it even more awesome? You will be seeing a new one every month! If you are a fan of her Surrender series or even if you are new to her books, this is an awesome opportunity to delve deeper into the world that she’s created!

Now that I’ve got part one of the exciting news out of the way, let’s get on to part two, the cover!

Deep Surrendering

So what do you think? I LOVE that it is unique in its own way but at the same time it just goes with the other covers from the Surrender series. I’m just OCD like that.

And because Chelsea wanted to make this series reveal even more awesome, she has put together a very teasing teaser for you today as well as a giveaway (which you can find at the bottom of this post!). Enjoy!


“So what are you going to do about it?” He pulled me closer as we barreled through the streets.

“I’m going to pay attention to the things that matter. Like this.” His hand went under my chin and pulled my face up. “I’m going to pay attention to you, and the way the sun catches the darker streaks in your hair, the pink in your cheeks and your beautiful eyes. That’s what I’m going to pay attention to right here, right now.”

I nearly melted off my seat.

“But you don’t even know me,” I said. This was too much, too fast. Even though I’d been hearing about him from Rory, I still didn’t really know what mattered. The important things. Life was all about the little details.

Like if he was a morning person, what his favorite breakfast cereal was, what song did he always get stuck in his head, how was his relationship with his mother.

He shrugged one shoulder and pulled my face closer.

“I know that right now I’m paying very close attention to your lips and I’d like to pay even closer attention to them…” I turned my head at the last moment, so he missed and got my cheek.

“I’m sorry,” I said, hoping he wouldn’t hate me. “I have a no kiss on the first date rule.” It sounded even worse out loud. I sounded like some sort of stick-up-her-ass prude.

“No kiss on the first date?” Fin said, turning his head to the side as if he was fascinated by me.

“Is that a problem?” God, I hoped not.

He grinned at me and flicked my hair over my shoulder.

“Not at all.”


Chelsea M. Cameron

Chelsea M. Cameron is a YA/NA New York Times/USA Today Best Selling author from Maine. Lover of things random and ridiculous, Jane Austen/Charlotte and Emily Bronte Fangirl, red velvet cake enthusiast, obsessive tea drinker, vegetarian, former cheerleader and world’s worst video gamer. When not writing, she enjoys watching infomercials, singing in the car and tweeting (this one time, she was tweeted by Neil Gaiman). She has a degree in journalism from the University of Maine, Orono that she promptly abandoned to write about the people in her own head. More often than not, these people turn out to be just as weird as she is.

Her New Adult Contemporary Romance titles include My Favorite Mistake, which has been bought by Harlequin along with a sequel, Deeper We Fall and Faster We Burn (April 20, 2013)

Her Young Adult books include Nocturnal, Nightmare and Neither, the first three books in The Noctalis Chronicles. The fourth and final book, Neverend will be out in 2013. Whisper, the first in The Whisper Trilogy is also available, with the second book in the series, Silence and the final book, Listen coming out in 2014.

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Cover Reveal: All Lined Up by Cora Carmack

Title: All Lined Up (Rusk University #1)

Author: Cora Carmack

Publisher: William Morrow an imprint of HarperCollins

Expected Publication: May 13, 2014

In Texas, two things are cherished above all else—football and gossip. My life has always been ruled by both.

Dallas Cole loathes football. That’s what happens when you spend your whole childhood coming in second to a sport. College is her time to step out of the bleachers, and put the playing field (and the players) in her past.

But life doesn’t always go as planned. As if going to the same college as her football star ex wasn’t bad enough, her father, a Texas high school coaching phenom, has decided to make the jump to college ball… as the new head coach at Rusk University. Dallas finds herself in the shadows of her father and football all over again.

Carson McClain is determined to go from second-string quarterback to the starting line-up. He needs the scholarship and the future that football provides. But when a beautiful redhead literally falls into his life, his focus is more than tested. It’s obliterated.

Dallas doesn’t know Carson is on the team. Carson doesn’t know that Dallas is his new coach’s daughter.

And neither of them knows how to walk away from the attraction they feel.

“Laughter + heartache + hot sexual tension = the perfect Cora Carmack book.”

—Monica Murphy

I am so, so, so excited to be a part of Cora Carmack’s cover reveal for her upcoming New Adult Romance, All Lined Up. Why you may ask? Well the answer here is simple: It’s football mixed with complications mixed with romance. It’s Texas in all it’s glory. It’s a series I am so getting on board with. But most of all it’s Cora Carmack and I sort of love her writing guts. The cover is gorgeous people and I know you are just as excited as me to see it. So without further ado…

All Lined Up

Really dang gorgeous isn’t it? I love the pretty people, I love that they’re on a football field, and I love the typography because it’s all football & school-sy (<<<totally makes sense in my head). So tell me, what do you think? I would absolutely love to hear your thoughts on it in the comments section!


Cora Carmack

Cora Carmack is a twenty-something writer who likes to write about twenty-something characters. She’s done a multitude of things in her life– boring jobs (like working retail), Fun jobs (like working in a theatre), stressful jobs (like teaching), and dream jobs (like writing). She enjoys placing her characters in the most awkward situations possible, and then trying to help them get a boyfriend out of it. Awkward people need love, too. Her first book, LOSING IT, was a New York Times and USA Today bestseller.

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Cover Reveal + Giveaway: The Sex On The Beach Series

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I am very excited to be part of the cover reveal for the Sex on the Beach series! I don’t think I have ever seen a series written by three separate authors quite like this but I think the idea is genius and I am so excited to read it. The series will include three novellas: Before You by Jenna Bennett, Between Us by Jen McLaughlin, and Beyond Me by Jennifer Probst! This series is coming your way March 4th so add them to your Goodreads and mark the date on your calendar!


Dear Reader,

Prepare yourself for Sex on the Beach, a trilogy featuring BETWEEN US (Jen McLaughlin), BEYOND ME (Jennifer Probst), and BEFORE YOU (Jenna Bennett). Three separate novellas. Three different authors. One literary world. Read them all, or just read one. It’s up to you! No matter which route you choose, these standalone novellas are sure to satisfy your need for sizzling romance and an emotion packed story.

Happy Reading!

Jen, Jenna, and Jennifer

Title: Before You

Author: Jenna Bennett

Before You

It’s all fun and games

I had a simple plan for spring break.

Sun, sand, and a hot guy. Sex on the beach, with no strings attached.

A chance to get rid of this pesky virginity once and for all.

And when I met Tyler McKenna, I thought I had it made.

Until someone gets hurt

But then girls started turning up at Key West landmarks. Girls who looked like me, but with one crucial difference: They’d all been drugged and relieved of their virginity.

The virginity I still have. The virginity Ty refuses to take.

And now I’ve begun to wonder whether there isn’t more to him than meets the eye.

Suddenly, sex on the beach doesn’t sound so good anymore…


Jenna Bennett

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Title: Between Us

Author: Jen McLaughlin

Between Us

I’m just a girl…

I’m a famous country star who’s spent her life cultivating a good girl persona to avoid bad press, but I’ve reached my limit. I’m going away for spring break with my two best friends from college, and we’ve vowed to spend the vacation seeking out fun in the sun—along with some hot, no-strings-attached sex. The only thing I needed was the perfect guy, and then I met Austin Murphy. He might be totally wrong for me, but the tattooed bad boy is hard to resist. When I’m in his arms, everything just feels right.

And I’m just a guy…

I’m just a bartender who lives in Key West, stuck in an endless cycle of boredom. But then Mackenzie Forbes, America’s Sweetheart herself, comes up to me and looks at me with those bright green eyes…and everything changes. She acts like she’s just a normal girl and I’m just a normal guy, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. My past isn’t pretty, you know. I did what I had to do to survive, and she’d run if she learned the truth about my darkness. But with her, I’m finally realizing what it’s like to be alive. To laugh, live, and be happy.

All good things must come to an end…


Diane Alberts

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Title: Beyond Me

Author: Jennifer Probst

Beyond Me


Spring break in Key West with my besties was supposed to be casual fun. But I never expected to meet James Hunt. Sex and frolic? Yes! A relationship? No. But his hot blue eyes and confident manner drew me in. And when he let me see the man behind the mask, I fell hard, foolishly believing there could be a future for us. Of course I never considered our relationship might be based on lies…or that his betrayal could rock my foundation and make me question everything I believed in…   


The moment I saw Quinn I knew I had to have her. She hooked me with her cool eyes and don’t touch me attitude. I had it all, money, social status, and looks. I could get any girl I wanted…until her. When my friends challenged me with a bet to get her into bed by the end of the week, I couldn’t pass it up. But sex wasn’t supposed to turn into love. She wasn’t supposed to change me, push me, and make me want more for myself. She wasn’t supposed to wreck me in all ways. And now, if I can’t turn my lies into truth, I just might lose her forever…


Jennifer Probst

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Beyond Me Teaser



The authors are holding a Goodreads contest for this series! For each book that gets to 500 adds, 5 pages of that novella will be released! 10 pages will be released after 600 adds, 15 pages after 800 adds, and 20 pages after 1000 adds! So, spread the word and be sure to add each book to your goodreads list.

You also have the chance to enter the giveaway that is running in celebration of this series’ cover reveal! One lucky winner will receive a $60 Gift Card!

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Cover Reveal: Losing Logan by Sherry D. Ficklin

Title: Losing Logan

Author: Sherry D. Ficklin

Expect Publication: May 2014

What if the one thing you never meant to hold on to, is the one thing you can’t let go of?

Normally finding a hot guy in her bedroom wouldn’t irritate Zoe so badly, but finding her childhood friend Logan there is a big problem. Mostly because he’s dead.

As the only person he can make contact with, he talks Zoe into helping him put together the pieces surrounding his mysterious death so he can move on.

Thrust into his world of ultra popular rich kids, Zoe is out of her element and caught in the cross-hairs of Logan’s suspicious ex-girlfriend and the friends he left behind, each of whom had a reason to want him dead. The deeper they dig to find the truth, the closer Zoe gets to a killer who would do anything to protect his secrets. And that’s just the start of her problems because Zoe is falling for a dead guy.

I am so excited for today’s cover reveal mostly because I am really freaking excited for this book! It sounds absolutely amazing not to mention I sort of have a thing for ghosts. Now that I’ve got an awesome cover to go along with an awesome sounding book, the only thing I need now is for May to get here! Without further ado, let’s take a look at Losing Logan’s cover!

Losing Logan

So what do you think? I LOOOOVE IT! I love the font, I love the couple’s embrace, and I love the quote on the front cover. Be sure to let us know what you think of the cover in the comment section!


Sherry D. Ficklin

Sherry D. Ficklin is a full time writer from Colorado where she lives with her husband, four kids, two dogs, and a fluctuating number of chickens and house guests. A former military brat, she loves to travel and meet new people. She can often be found browsing her local bookstore with a large white hot chocolate in one hand and a towering stack of books in the other. That is, unless she’s on deadline at which time she, like the Loch Ness monster, is only seen in blurry photographs.

She is the author of The Gods of Fate Trilogy now available from Dragonfly Publishing. Her previously self-published novel After Burn: Military Brats has been acquired by Harlequin and will be released in 2015 with a second book in that series to follow. Her newest YA steampunk novel, EXTRACTED: The Lost Imperials book 1, co-written with Tyler H. Jolley is now available everywhere books are sold and her newest YA novel, Losing Logan, is due for release in 2014 from Clean Teen Publishing.

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Cover Reveal + Giveaway: The One Left Behind by Lena Nicole

Title: The One Left Behind

Author: Lena Nicole

Colin and Addison are on their way home when they are caught in a vicious car accident. While Colin walks away with minimal injuries, Addison suffers from a traumatic brain injury causing her to lose her short-term memory. She can’t remember the night of the accident. She doesn’t remember being engaged. She doesn’t remember Colin at all.

While Addison rebuilds her life, Colin struggles with the fact that the love of his life doesn’t remember him.

When Addison meets Pierce, the one person who doesn’t have an ulterior motive, the one person she can talk to openly, Colin thinks his life may be over.

Will Addison’s memory return in time for her to save her relationship with Colin? Or is it gone forever, leaving her free to love Pierce?

Today I’ve got an awesome cover reveal (more like a cover update considering this book has already been released) and it is also the kick-off for the blog tour for The One Left Behind. I will be on the tour on Jan. 21st so be sure to stop by the blog on that date for my review.

Now that that’s out of the way, we can move on to the cover awesomeness that’s about to be thrown your way. This story always sounded great to me but the old cover didn’t really catch my eye. This new cover is pretty and eye-catching and, in my opinion, a whole lot better than the previous one. Since I am sure you are dying to see it, let’s get rolling with the revealing of the cover!

The One Left Behind

The One Left Behind


Lena Nicole

Lena Nicole are two army wive friends who enjoy writing in their free time.

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Cover Reveal: Love of a Rockstar by Nicole Simone

Title: Love of a Rockstar

Author: Nicole Simone

Release Date: Feb. 12th, 2014

Cover Design: Okay Creations

Marlene Parker thought she met her soul mate at eighteen but when he left her pregnant and alone to pursue a life of rock n roll, she vowed to never love again. Now four years later, she is being offered the dream of a lifetime. Moving to France with her daughter to start anew. There is only one problem. Marlene’s formative ex is back in town, and his pull is strong as ever.

Luke Anderson has everything a man could want. Fame, fortune and enough beautiful women to last him a lifetime. That is until a young runaway shows him what is truly important. Family. A word in which plagues Luke with regret. As a scared twenty two year old he ran away from the love of his life and their unborn child. Now ready to reverse his biggest regret with only three days to do it, Luke’s fate hangs in the balance. The question is, will he be able to convince Marlene their love story deserves a second chance?

I’m excited to bring you the awesomely gorgeous cover for Nicole Simone’s New Adult novel, Love of a Rockstar! Since I am a huge music fan, it should come as no surprise that I LOVE books that feature rockstars. I was already really anxious to read this one and after seeing the cover, I am even more so. Without further ado, the cover!

Love of a Rockstar


Nicole Simone

Nicole Simone works in digital media by day and at night, pen’s character driven romance novels that will make your mama blush.  She lives in Los Angeles, C.A with her fat bulldog named Humphrey. Love of a Rock Star is Nicole’s first novel but certainly not her last.

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Cover Reveal: All The Pretty Poses by M. Leighton

Title: All the Pretty Poses (Pretty #2)

Author: M. Leighton

Expected Publication: January 26th, 2014

He never wanted to be a hero…until she needed him to be.


It took Kennedy Moore years to put her life back together after Reese Spencer shattered it.  But she did.  Now, years later, strong and independent, she is in pursuit of a single dream—to dance with the Altman American Dance Theater.  Unfortunately, Kennedy is learning that a girl from nowhere with no money and no contacts might never be able to reach her goal.

That is, until Reese reappears, offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that Kennedy just can’t refuse.  In exchange for working on his yacht for a few short weeks, he’ll get her an audition with the famous dance troupe.  All Kennedy has to do is keep her head down, work hard and resist Reese.  That sounds easy enough, right?


Reese doesn’t want to make it easy for Kennedy.  Seeing her again has started a fire in his blood—an unwelcome one.  It took him years to forget about her before, so this time he has a plan.  It’s simple:  Get Kennedy on his yacht, seduce her, get her out of his system, move on with his life.  That sounds easy enough, right?

But the one thing Reese didn’t plan for was Kennedy herself—a girl so strong yet so broken, she makes him want to rescue her, to take care of her.  To save her.  Even if he has to save her from himself.

I’ve got yet another incredible cover reveal for you guys today! M. Leighton is almost ready to release book #2 in her Pretty series. All The Pretty Lies has a gorgeous cover so it should come as no shock to you that this one has a gorgeous cover as well. I’m sure you are dying to see it so without further ado,

All The Pretty Poses

So what do you think? I think it is very striking and definitely works well with the other book of the series. Please be sure to let us know what YOU think of it in the comments section!


M. Leighton

M. Leighton is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Wild Ones and The Bad Boys romance trilogies.  She is a native of Ohio, relocated to the warmer climates of the South, where she lets her mind wander to romantic settings with sexy Southern guys much like the one she married and the ones you’ll find in her latest books.  When her thoughts aren’t roaming in that direction, she’ll be riding horses, swimming in ponds and experiencing life on a ranch, all without leaving the cozy comfort of her office. 

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Cover Reveal + Sneak Peek: Taking Something by Elizabeth Lee

Title: Taking Something (Give Me Something #2)

Author: Elizabeth Lee

Expected Publication: February 18th

I know what you’re thinking. “You were such a jerk, Nick!” Believe me, I know I screwed up the best thing I had going in my life, but that was kind of my thing. I’d learned how to run cons before I could even form complete sentences, and I’d always been selfish. But I changed. Lila forgave me, my brother and I were getting along, and I was trying to make a name for myself in the music world.

At least that was what I was trying to do when I negotiated my way into the recording studio with pop superstar Sadie Sinclair. I thought it would be a piece of cake—charm my way into her heart and into her record label’s good graces.

Just when I thought I had it all figured out, I got mixed up in a web of lies, manipulation, and deception. A web that had me questioning my motives and desires altogether.

Was the fame and fortune really worth the price?

Give Me Something (book #1 in the series) is a book that has been on my TBR pile since last year. It had one of those summaries that just sucked me in; Told me I needed to read it. After reading the summary for book two and seeing the GORGEOUS cover of it (down below!), I am even more convinced that this series is a must-read for me. Taking Something sounds even more fascinating than Give Me Something and honestly, I didn’t even think that was possible.

It brings me great excitement to be able to take part in the cover reveal for the 2nd book in the Give Me Something series. Without further ado, the cover!

Taking Something

So gorgeous, right? It’s beautiful, and soft, and peaceful and well, it gives me hope for this book because after reading the summary, I’m just a tad worried things aren’t going to be all smooth sailing for our main character. Please take a look at the awesome sneak peek below and of course, let us know what you think of the cover in the comments section of this blog post!



“Tell me again how you plan on pulling this off?” Lila asked as she sat down on the edge of my bed. I had called her first thing that morning to tell her that I was heading to Los Angeles to produce Sadie’s album, and within the hour she was knocking on my front door to offer her insight and suggest what was and wasn’t acceptable Hollywood attire.

“Same way I pull everything off,” I answered quickly.

“I don’t think making her fall in love with you is going to work this time, Nick.”

“Seriously?” I smirked. “Now you’re doubting my abilities with women?”

“Not women in general. Just this one.”

“She’s no different than the rest, Rae.”

“Yes she is,” she disagreed.


“Well, for starters, she’s like the most famous person on the planet. You’re not going to be able to make her fall for your charms, record the songs you want her to, and then just bolt when it’s over. She’ll run your name through the mud and people will listen. So it will have all been for nothing if you can never get another job.”

“What makes you think I’m going to bolt? We might actually fall in love.”

“Are you capable of that?”

Ouch. That hurt.

“I’m just saying that you might want to consider convincing her in a way that makes her not think she has a future with you. Nothing is worse than a scorned woman, Nick. Look at how Brynn took it. She told everyone that would listen how big of an asshole you were. It’s a wonder you made it through graduation without being murdered.”

Brynn was a mistake. She had run a couple cons with me a few years ago when Lila went and fell in love with my brother. I should have known better than to sleep with her, but dammit she was good looking. Not to mention a hellcat in the sack. I had needs. Sue me. It wasn’t my fault that she hadn’t understood our arrangement. Run cons and have sex. I never said anything about a relationship.

“I have other ways of making women bend to my will,” I said, trying to convince Lila.

“Do you?” She laughed, obviously not buying it. “Don’t get me wrong, Nick. You’re a good guy, deep down, but you know as well as I do that every single scam we ever ran was based on one thing. She’s gotta be different if you want to turn this chance into a career. You break her heart and you’re as good as done in that world.”

“Celebrities date and break up all the time.”

“You’re not a celebrity.” She shook her head. “I mean, you’re kind of known, but…”

“Are you here to give me a pep talk or completely kick me in the nuts? Jesus,” I sighed.

“You know what I mean,” she smiled. “She’s more well known. People will take her side. Believe me. I’ve read enough gossip magazines to know what happens to the guy who dumps America’s Sweetheart. Have you seen Kevin Federline lately?”

“I don’t even know who that is, Rae.”

Her eyes went wide and hands went up as if she’d proven her point. “Exactly.”


Elizabeth Lee

When I’m not writing or playing the part of wife and mother, you can find me dancing back-up for Beyonce, singing back-up for Miranda, or sunning myself on the beach with a drink in hand. Here’s the thing about being born and raised in a small town—you have a very vivid imagination! Now, I channel it all to create stories where the girl always ends up with the right guy, first kisses are magical, and a happy ending is just that!

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Give Me Something

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Cover Reveal + Sneak Peek + Giveaway: I See London by Chanel Cleeton

Title: I See London

Author: Chanel Cleeton

Release Date: February 3rd, 2014

Publisher: Harlequin HQN (Digital First)

Maggie Carpenter is ready for a change— and to leave her ordinary life in South Carolina behind. But when she accepts a scholarship to the International School in London, a university attended by the privileged offspring of diplomats and world leaders, Maggie might get more than she bargained for.

When Maggie meets Hugh, a twentysomething British guy, she finds herself living the life she always wanted. Suddenly she’s riding around the city in a Ferrari, wearing borrowed designer clothes and going to the hottest clubs. The only problem? Another guy, the one she can’t seem to keep her hands off of.

Half French, half Lebanese, and ridiculously wealthy, Samir Khouri has made it clear he doesn’t do relationships. He’s the opposite of everything Maggie thought she wanted…and he’s everything she can’t resist. Torn between her dream guy and the boy haunting her dreams, Maggie has to fight for her own happy ending. In a city like London, you never know where you stand, and everything can change in the blink of an eye.

This is a New Adult romance recommended for readers 17 and up.

Today is a super-freaking-exciting day. Do you know why? It’s because it is the official cover reveal for Chanel Cleeton’s I See London. If you’ve seen this blog before, you know I am a fan-girl of all things New Adult. I am all for trying a new book by a new author and this one sounds like one I am totally going to love. It doesn’t hurt that foreign bad boys are involved. So without further ado, let’s see the cover to this sure-to-be-awesome book….

I See London

So what do you think? Totally gorgeous, right? I LOVE the couple on the front because well, HOT but the details in the background mixed with the pretty shades of blues is what really catches my eye. Be sure to take a look at what Chanel has to say about the cover-making process as well as the sneak peek down below for even more I See London awesomeness!

A note from the author: I love, love, love this cover.  From the beginning I wanted an iconic London image.  I wanted something romantic, sexy, and adventurous that really captured the heart of the book.  We played around with a couple ideas, wanting to convey both the sexy NA feel and the unique setting.  It was a tough cover- my hero is half Lebanese, so finding stock images was a challenge.  Harlequin was amazing to work with and I was so lucky to have tons of input.  I actually created my own cover and sent it over to them and they did a beautiful job of taking my idea and improving on it tenfold!  There’s this line in I SEE LONDON about London nights being full of adventure and possibilities.  That will always be London for me and I think this cover represents that spirit perfectly.  What do you think?



“So are we going to talk about it?”

I jerked my head up. A knowing smile spread across Samir’s lips. An awkward tension filled the air between us. It was strange to think that on one hand we’d been more intimate than I’d ever been with anyone and yet he still felt like a total stranger.

“I don’t know what you’re talking about,” I bluffed.

He quirked a brow at me, his head tilted to the side, his expression considering. “So that’s how you’re going to play it?”

“Pretty much.”

I knew I was the polar opposite of smooth, but I didn’t know what to say to him.

Samir grinned. “Fine. I have my memories to keep me company.” He winked at me. “And believe me, I have plenty of good memories.”

I reached out and shoved him, the move reflexive, my hand fisting the expensive fabric of his shirt. I froze mid-motion, my hand clutching the fabric, half-pulling him towards me, half-pushing him away.

Samir’s voice deepened, grew seductive. “Why won’t you admit you want me? It was pretty obvious when your body was wrapped around mine.”

I flushed. “My body was never wrapped around yours,” I snapped, releasing my hold on his shirt. “It was a one-time, stupid, drunken thing. It’ll never happen again.”

“Sure it won’t.”


Chanel Cleeton

Originally a Florida girl, at seventeen Chanel moved to London to attend an international university.  In the four years that followed, she received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees, learned how to dance, travelled through Europe, and made lifelong friendships.  Chanel fell in love with London and planned to stay there forever.  But fate intervened on a Caribbean cruise, when an American fighter pilot with smooth dance moves, swept her off her feet.

Now, a happily ever after later, Chanel is living her next adventure in South Korea.  An avid reader and hopeless romantic, she is happiest curled up with a book.  She has a weakness for handbags, puppy cuddles, and her fighter pilot husband.  Chanel writes New Adult contemporary romances and Young Adult thrillers.  Her New Adult debut, I SEE LONDON, will be released by Harlequin (HQN) on February 3, 2014, followed by a sequel, LONDON FALLING, later in the year.

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