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BLOG TOUR + BAKING WITH ROTH & ZAYNE: Stone Cold Touch by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Welcome to Jenuine Cupcakes! This is my stop on the Stone Cold Touch tour and you're in for a treat because Roth and Zayne stopped by to make cupcakes for Layla. More on that in a minute.   ~ About the Book ~ Every touch has its price Layla Shaw is trying to pick up the pieces of her shattered life—no easy task for a seventeen-year-old who’s pretty sure things can’t get worse. Her impossibly gorgeous best friend, Zayne, is forever off-limits thanks to the mysterious powers of her soul-stealing kiss. The Warden clan that has always protected her is suddenly keeping dangerous secrets. And she can barely think about Roth, the wickedly hot demon prince who understood her in ways no one else could. But sometimes rock bottom is only the beginning. Because suddenly Layla’s powers begin to evolve, and she’s offered a tantalizing taste of what has always been forbidden.  Then, when she least expects it, Roth returns, bringing news that could change her world forev


#1 New York Times Bestselling Author J.R. Ward to Launch Contemporary Series The Bourbon Kings in 2015 New American Library Will Release First Book, The Bourbon Kings , in Hardcover on July 28, 2015 Television Rights Optioned by Top International Producer and Distributor Endemol Studios New York, NY; October 30, 2014 – New American Library, a division of Penguin Random House, announced today that it will publish in hardcover the first book in a new contemporary series from #1 New York Times bestselling author J.R. Ward on July 28, 2015 .          Launching with a novel of the same name, The Bourbon Kings series will introduce readers to the Bradfords, a wealthy, aristocratic family in Kentucky who made their money from bourbon. The books have already been optioned for television by Endemol Studios, the entertainment and production company behind the international hit TV series Big Brother , Deal or No Deal , Wipeout , Hell On W

SPOTLIGHT + GIVEAWAY: Atlantia by Ally Condie

Publication: October 28, 2014 By: Dutton Juvenile Amazon | B&N | Goodreads  Can you hear Atlantia breathing? For as long as she can remember, Rio has dreamt of the sand and sky Above—of life beyond her underwater city of Atlantia. But in a single moment, all her plans for the future are thwarted when her twin sister, Bay, makes an unexpected decision, stranding Rio Below. Alone, ripped away from the last person who knew Rio’s true self—and the powerful siren voice she has long hidden—she has nothing left to lose. Guided by a dangerous and unlikely mentor, Rio formulates a plan that leads to increasingly treacherous questions about her mother’s death, her own destiny, and the complex system constructed to govern the divide between land and sea. Her life and her city depend on Rio to listen to the voices of the past and to speak long-hidden truths. ~ About the Author ~     Ally Condie is a former high school English teacher who lives with her husband,

W.O.W.: All Fall Down by Ally Carter

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.  All Fall Down (Embassy Row #1) by Ally Carter Publication: January 27, 2015 By: Scholastic          Grace Blakely is absolutely certain of three things: 1. She is not crazy. 2. Her mother was murdered. 3. Someday she is going to find the killer and make him pay. As certain as Grace is about these facts, nobody else believes her–so there’s no one she can completely trust. Not her grandfather, a powerful ambassador. Not her new friends, who all live on Embassy Row. Not Alexei, the Russian boy next door who is keeping an eye on Grace for reasons she neither likes nor understands. Everybody wants Grace to put on a pretty dress and a pretty smile, blocking out all her unpretty thoughts. But they can’t control Grace–no more than Grace can control what she knows or what she needs to do. Her past has come back to h

RELEASE DAY: All Broke Down (Rusk University #2) by Cora Carmack

   Yowza! We are extremely excited to bring you the Release Day Launch for Cora Carmack's ALL BROKE DOWN!! ALL BROKE DOWN is a New Adult Contemporary Romance novel being published by HarperCollins , and it is the 2 nd  book in The Rusk University Series.    Amazon ** Barnes and Noble ** iTunes In this second book in New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cora Carmack’s New Adult, Texas-set Rusk University series, which began with All Lined Up, a young woman discovers that you can’t only fight for what you believe in . . . sometimes you have to fight for what you love.  Dylan fights for lost causes.  Probably because she used to be one.  Environmental issues, civil rights, corrupt corporations, and politicians—you name it, she’s probably been involved in a protest. When her latest cause lands her in jail overnight, she meets Silas Moore. He’s in for a different kind of fighting. And though he’s arrogant and infuriating, she can’t help being fas

When We Met by A.L. Jackson, Molly McAdams, Tiffany King and Christina Lee

Authors: A. L. Jackson, Molly McAdams, Tiffany King, and Christina Lee Publication: November 4, 2014 By: Berkley/NAL Trade  Amazon | Goodreads   4 Stars Today’s premiere New Adult authors combine their talents to tell four original stories from inside one house. When four girls decide to live off campus together as juniors at a college in Michigan, they expect it to be their best year yet. Little do they know, it’s a year that will change the rest of their lives. BEHIND HER EYES by A.L. Jackson Unable to live down her ex-boyfriend’s deception, Misha is determined to avoid betrayal. When, the new guy next door, Darryn starts to get under her skin, her defenses start to crumble. But trusting Darryn seems impossible, especially if he’s not sure he can trust himself. SAVING ME by Molly McAdams On the outside, Indy is always ready for a party—but inside she’s breaking. Kier makes a weekly routine of saving the girl next door from herself on Saturday nights… but

Echoes of Scotland Street (On Dublin Street #5)

Series: On Dublin Street #5 Author: Samantha Young Publication: October 7, 2014 By: Berkley/NAL Audiobook: Penguin Audio/Narrated by Elle Newlands Amazon | B&N | Goodreads | Audiobook   3.75 Stars! Shannon MacLeod has always gone for the wrong type of man. After she drifted from one toxic relationship to the next, her last boyfriend gave her a wakeup call in the worst possible way. With her world shattered, she’s sworn off men—especially those of the bad-boy variety. Cole Walker is exactly the sort that Shannon wants to avoid—gorgeous, tattooed, charming, and cocky. But his rough exterior hides a good man who’s ready to find “the one.” He’s determined to pull Shannon from her self-imposed solitude and win her heart. As Shannon opens up in the face of Cole’s steady devotion, the passion between them ignites to blazing levels. But when Shannon’s past comes back to haunt her, her fears may destroy the trust Cole has built between them—and tear them apart for good

ANIMAL MAGNETISM (Series) by Jill Shalvis

  When I was in NYC last May for BEA '14, I had the chance to meet Courtney and Erin, two of the FABULOUS publicists from Penguin-Berkley. (Seriously, Courtney, Erin and Jessica are some of my favorite people to work with!)    We chatted about everything from BEA, to chocolate, to cupcakes and most importantly, who are our favorite authors all while enjoying a sinfully delicious hot chocolate from Jacques Torres Chocolate on Hudson Street. (I don't think I've ever been in a better smelling store!)    I mentioned to Courtney that Kristan Higgins is my "go-to" author for those times when I need a good laugh and guaranteed Happily-Ever-After. (Don't get me wrong, I still love my YA and NA books but sometimes I need to mix it up a little.) She asked if I had ever read any of Jill Shalvis' books, and I said no, but that I was aware that Jill and Kristan were Besties, and had no doubt I would enjoy Jill's writing as much as Kristan's. A fe