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The Seventh Sergeant

About the book: Can a devastating injury actually be a blessing for Reese and Carly? 

Life has finally started to settle down for Sergeant Reese Sanders after his devastating injury overseas. Discharged from the Army and now with a good job at Courage Reins, an equine therapy center at Three Rivers Ranch, he’s finally found happiness. Then down-on-her luck Carly Watters becomes his veteran care coordinator and wants to assist him with tasks he most definitely doesn’t need her help with—until a horrific fall puts him right back where he was years ago: Injured and depressed. 

Carly dislikes small towns almost as much as she loathes cowboys. But she finds herself faced with both when she gets assigned to Reese's case. Because of his injury, she moves to Three Rivers to help him full-time, and her unhappiness follows her around like a dark cloud. 

Reese will need to let go of his embarrassment and pride to allow Carly to help him—and love him. And Carly will have to admit that living in …

What's New in Disneyland??

I have been curious about what's new in Disneyland this year. So I asked my friends at Get Away Today, and I'm really excited to let you know just what is new! So without further ado...Rachel!

Hey everybody, it’s Rachel from Get Away Todayand I’m excited to be back here on My Book a Day talking about everything going on at the Disneyland Resort this year! Disneyland is always bringing something new and exciting to the resort and this year is no different. Get Away Today offers the lowest prices on hotelsand discount Disneyland ticketsand when combined together, you can use promo code BookaDay to get an additional $10 off your package.
First and foremost, Disneyland’s Digital Fastpass System is now out! This brand new system is done electronically and is super convenient. You receive your Fastpass the same way as before- putting your park ticket into the machine and the ticket pops out. But the new thing now is that the ticket that you get is just a reminder- the real Fastpass is…

Kiss Me in the Moonlight

About the book: Kissing her way through Europe wasn’t in the job description…

When Paige’s mysterious and attractive boyfriend dumps her in an email, she decides that chaperoning hormonal teenagers on a once-in-a-lifetime trip is the perfect way to cope. Surely a summer in Europe will heal her battered heart. Best of all, she’ll get to visit the historical sites she’s spent a lifetime studying on someone else’s dime.

Nick's life is in free fall. Being an undercover agent has never been easy, but lately the price has been too high. He’s just dumped the love of his life for a secret European mission that resulted in the death of his best friend. Nick can’t shake the feeling that there’s a rat at the agency, and he’s determined to track him down.

When Nick and Paige end up spending the summer together as colleagues, it’s more than either bargained for. Sparks fly as they reconnect, and secrets become harder and harder to keep. Paige is determined to get answers about their breakup, and …

Torn Canvas

About the book: Modern-day pirates took more than Jori Virtanen’s friends; they stole his face. Not only does the twenty-four-year-old former model have to confront months of reconstructive surgery, he discovers his previous life was as superficial as his looks. Up-and-coming talk show host Olivia Howard wants an interview. She, like the rest of the press, expects a hero, but Jori knows the truth. His beauty masks a beast.

In seclusion and evading the press, Jori struggles to make a new life as an artist. But he can’t hide from himself; more than his face is damaged. How can Jori possibly make amends for all that he’s broken? When Olivia finally tracks him down, he must decide if he can trust her. Could this unlikely woman be a key to freeing his heart and healing the beast?

My review: I really like the way this author has written this series. There's a basic story and then you get to see what happens to each of the characters during the same time period. It's kind of fun that y…

Stories of Lucy Mack Smith: Mother of the Restoration

About the book: Through days of both sunshine and shadow, Lucy Mack Smith's life is a testament to her unshakable faith. In these inspirational stories from Lucy's life, readers are invited to discover how Lucy's ability to lead, her tireless strength, and her keen love of the Lord prepared the way for the establishment of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

This inspirational volume offers moving accounts of Lucy Mack Smith's lifelong dedication to the Lord through an incomparable collection of little-known stories detailing the spiritual experiences of Lucy and her family. With glimpses into the events that defined her life of devotion, these historical rendering demonstrate how one faithful woman's foundation of faith enabled her to raise the Prophet of the Restoration.

My review: I really enjoyed reading this book! I love Lucy Mack Smith. I feel like she was a strong, amazing woman who always stood up for what she believed in. The stories in this boo…

Shattered Worlds Author Spotlight - Cindy Hogan

Cindy Hogan is one of my very favorite authors! I'm really excited to be able to spotlight her today on my blog. I've read each and everyone of her books and they are all amazing! Make sure you pick up a book by her, you won't be able to put it down!

Cindy M. Hogan is inspired by the unpredictable teenagers she teaches. More than anything she loves the time she has with her own teenage daughters and wishes she could freeze them at this fun age. If she's not reading or writing, you'll find her snuggled up with the love of her life watching a great movie or planning their next party. Most of all, she loves to laugh.
She is the bestselling and award winning author of the Watched trilogy, a YA suspense series with a dash of romance. She has since branched off to write a mystery, Gravediggers, that won Best YA novel of 2013, a contemporary romance, Sweet and Sour Kisses, and three in a spy series, Adrenaline Rush, Hotwire, and Fatal Exchange. Her newest action/adventure …

Shattered Worlds Spotlight

About Shattered Worlds: Escape into twenty-three epic worlds that will leave you breathless.
From dystopian nightmares to gorgeous steampunk and fantasy settings to fairy-tale retellings and beyond, SHATTERED WORLDS has every story you've been dying to get your hands on!

This unique Young Adult/New Adult collection, inspired by the creative minds of today's New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling authors, promises to satisfy your cravings for action and adventure as you experience rune magic and time-travel, overthrow corrupt governments, meet reapers and aliens, battle dragons, fall hopelessly in love, and break ancient curses, right alongside some of the bravest characters in fantasy fiction!
Each book within this collection is exclusive to the set and can't be found anywhere else.

Preorder now for your passport to SHATTERED WORLDS!
Purchase Links: Amazon // iBooks // Nook // Kobo // Google Play

Favorite Friday - Sarah Eden Presentation

Wow, my daughter and I were lucky enough the other night to get to go listen to Sarah Eden at the Provo Library.

She is just amazing! It's fun to go to book launches and signings, but you really can't beat this type of presentation. Sarah made us laugh, she was so fun to listen to. I loved the uniqueness of her presentation. And it was really fun that she makes up her own words, that's something we have in common!

She read us an excerpt from an upcoming book, can't wait for Linus' story! And she had a signing for hours on end where everyone was able to bring their books. Notice that in the stained glass window picture it was still light outside, but in the picture of us with Sarah it's dark, that's the same window! We waited in line about 45 minutes to talk to her. She was just amazing. And she did some amazing giveaways! Including bookmarks that she made by hand, they were gorgeous!

And hello, Provo City Library. I had never been there before, but it was just…

Blog Tour - Lies and Letters

About the book: After a season in London, Charlotte Lyons is still regrettably unattached. With her family’s finances in peril, she is sent away with her sister to a bleak coastal town where she is expected to pursue a wealthy earl. Beautiful and talented, how could she possibly fail? But when her heart is captured by someone entirely unexpected, Charlotte finds herself caught up in a web of lies and intrigue. Between hardship and sorrow, she finds more than she bargained for, forced to choose between the life she once wanted and a new love she never imagined.

My review: I really LOVE Ashtyn Newbold's books! I love the way she writes, her characters, the growth of her characters, and the plots. I think she's really a master at the Regency Romance genre.

Charlotte's character really annoyed me at the beginning of the book. She was not a nice person, to anyone, even her family. Something I realized as I read the book was that she had learned her behavior from her own mother an…

Book Blitz - Return to Summer

About RETURN TO SUMMER Summertime has arrived and things aren’t only heating up outside for Summer Peters. After a rocky spring, Summer thinks she’s finally moved on from the heartache of last year. She’s found a new place to live, her company has new clients, and her relationship with Alexander Williams is going strong, despite the desperate attempts by others to sabotage it. Just when Summer thinks everything is finally falling into place, she receives another crushing blow, and this time it could even affect her business. Summer knows it’s finally time to put a stop to the one thing that threatens her happiness, even though it requires a difficult decision in order to do this. Will this season bring her everything she’s always wanted or will history repeat itself? Find out how Summer’s one-year journey ends in this final installment of the Seasons of Summer Novella Series.
Where to Find RETURN TO SUMMER: Goodreads - Amazon

Read the first three SEASONS OF SUMMER novellas! FALL INTO MAGIC W…

By the Stars Spotlight and Giveaway

I'm excited to revisit a book I read last year today. By the Stars by Lindsay Ferguson. I really loved this book! You can read my review I wrote last year here

Anyway...did you know that there's currently a giveaway going on for this great book on Goodreads??? Make sure you enter, you could be a winner!

Here's the book info: 

Deep in the alcoves of Cal Morgan's mind is an unexpected and intriguing past. Recollections of growing up a farm boy during the Great Depression, learning to fox trot in the largest ballroom in America, and serving as an infantry soldier in World War II are fragments of his memories. But perhaps above all, a once-in-a-lifetime love story is seared in his soul, reminding us that some things in life are meant to be. 

Cal finally gets a chance with Kate, the girl he's loved since grade school, their easy friendship quickly blossoms into a meaningful romance. Spirited and independent, Kate keeps a guarded heart due to a painful past, and Cal wants …

Blog Tour - Searching for Irene

About the book: Anna Coughlin is a modern 1920s woman, armed with a college education and a partiality for numbers. Now, within the walls of a fantastic castle-like mansion in the hills of Virginia, her skill will be tested as never before. Hired to serve as financial advisor to wealthy Lawrence Richardson, Ann finds the welcome she receives anything but warm. Lawrence's handsome but antagonistic son Tyler wants nothing more than to send her packing. The household staff isn't much better, but who can blame them, considering the way Lawrence's last advisor, Irene, disappeared...

Convinced that one of the enigmatic members of the household had something to do with Irene's disappearance, Anna doesn't dare trust anyone—not even temperamental Tyler Richardson, who, despite her best intentions, is beginning to steal her heart.

A series of frightening incidents ensnare Anna in a maze of intrigue, putting her life in peril. But even as Anna begins uncovering the secrets hidd…