Monday, April 24, 2017

Film Review: One Day (2016)


Synopsis: 

An insurance investigator named Gang Soo still depressed of his wife death. One day he had case about a woman named Mi So. Mi So is on coma because of car accident. When Gang Soo visit Mi So, he can see her spirit and communicate with her.

Review:

I interest to see this film because of the film synopsis I read somewhere. Well, it's different from what I have in mind.  Yet, it's in good way though. The story describe that it is only Gang Soo that able to see and communicate with Mi So reminds me of some love ghost story that I watched somewhere.

I like the bond between Gang Soo and Mi So. It's pretty touching to see how both of them together. I think the climax is where Gang Soo put his hand around Mi So as she asked him to remember her. Like many Korean drama, it kept flashing back about Mi So and her mother problem, it is also flashing back the memory between Gang Soo and his belated wife. How finally Gang Soo move on from his depression of his wife' death.

This is sad korean movie. If you like sad melodrama, you will love this film.

Rating: 7.3/10


Kind regards,


Selene.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Book Tour : The Gatekeeper Trilogy by Eva Pohler





The Gatekeepers Trilogy: Books 1-3
by Eva Pohler
Genre: YA Fantasy

A young adult fantasy about the ancient gods in modern times.
A teen becomes entangled with the gods of Mount Olympus when Thanatos, the god of death, wants to meet her. He makes a deal with his father, Hades, to go to the upperworld. The deal requires that a murder be avenged with the help of his sisters, the Furies.
Part paranormal romance and part adventure story, this trilogy follows Therese's adventures as she struggles to overcome challenges by the gods her in her quest to become like them.
This series was initially written as a trilogy and can end with the third book, or you can keeping reading through all six. This box set includes the first three books only. Follow Therese's adventures as she strives to become a goddess in the ancient Greek pantheon.


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Books in the trilogy:

The Gatekeeper's Sons
Book 1

Dive into a world in which the ancient gods of Greek mythology are real.
Part paranormal romance, part epic urban fantasy, the first in this bestselling young adult series is the teen novel mythology lovers have been searching for:
Fifteen-year-old Therese watches her parents die. While in a coma, she meets the twin sons of Hades—Hypnos (the god of sleep) and Thanatos (the god of death). She thinks she's manipulating a dream, not kissing the god of death and totally rocking his world.
Than makes a deal with Hades and goes as a mortal to the Upperworld to try and win Therese's heart, but not all the gods are happy. Some give her gifts. Others try to kill her.
The deal requires Therese to avenge the death of her parents. With the help of Than’s fierce and exotic sisters, the Furies, she finds herself in an arena face to face with the murderer, and only one will survive.
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The Gatekeeper's Challenge
Book 2


Thanatos and Therese's addictive love and adventure story continues in this second book of Amazon bestselling author Eva Pohler's epic young adult series.
Ten agonizing months have gone by since Therese faced off against her parents’ murderer at Mount Olympus, and she suspects Thanatos’s absence is meant to send her a message: go on with your life. She tries to return Pete’s affections even though her heart aches for the god of death, but when Than shows up to take her hamster’s soul, she becomes infuriated when he says he’s “been busy.” In cahoots with her new friend, who's gotten in with the Demon Druggies at school, Therese takes a drug that simulates a near-death experience, planning to tell Than off so she can have closure and move on, but things go very, very wrong.
Eventually she learns Than has been busy searching for a way to make her a god, and he’s found it, but it requires her to complete a set of impossible challenges designed by Hades, who hopes to see her fail.

The Gatekeeper's Daughter
Book 3


In The Gatekeeper's Sons, Therese and Thanatos, the god of death, met and fell in love. In The Gatekeeper's Challenge, they did everything they could to be together, even break an oath on the River Styx. But the Olympians don't tolerate oath-breakers.
In this third book in the saga, The Gatekeeper's Daughter, Therese may have finally succeeded in becoming a goddess, but if she wants to remain one, she'll not only have to discover her unique purpose, but also make some allies among the gods. Artemis sends her on a seemingly impossible quest across the world, while Than searches for a way to appease Ares. To make matters worse, her baby sister's life depends on the outcome of her quest.



The Gatekeeper's House
Book 4

The Gatekeeper's Secret
Book 5

The Gatekeeper's Promise
Book 6
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Eva Pohler is the Amazon bestselling author of The Mystery Book Collection and three series for young adults: The Gatekeeper's Saga, The Purgatorium Series, and The Vampires of Athens. Her books have been described as "thrilling" and "addictive." A Kirkus reviewer said of The Gatekeeper's Sons that it was "sure to thrill Hunger Games fans."
A reader herself, Eva writes in multiple genres, but all of her stories blur the line between reality and fantasy, truth and delusion, and draw from Eva's personal philosophy that a reader must be lured and abducted into complete captivity in order to enjoy the reading experience.







Film review: Best Man Down (2012)


Synopsis:

When their best man, Lumpy suddenly dies. The newlywed couple cancel their honeymoon and prepare for his funeral. They tried to gather Lumpy' special persons left to be gathered together on his funeral. Along the way, they found out the unexpected things that draw them all closely.

Review:

This film is about Lumpy and how he lived his life until his suddenly death that caused sorrow for his loved ones. Lumpy is a good best friend, he gave Mexico holiday as honeymoon gift for his best friend, Scott. Scott determined to give the best moments for his best friend at his funeral. He tried to gather Lumpy' loved ones.

Later, Scott drive to Northern Minnesota to meet Ramsey Anderson, which later we know that she is Lumpy best friend and lover. Ramsey lied that she is pregnant with Lumpy' child to confirm the couple that she wants to join Lumpy' funeral.

Along the way, they found unexpected things like Scott resigned his job because he can not stand Rick and other things at his job. His bride Kristen also addicted to xanax in order to ease her anxiety. Ramsey life is not any better than two of them, she had her mom' boyfriend that cooked crystal meth to make money. The story is complicated yet fun.

I know this film is box office failure. Yet I think this film is still funny and interesting. It makes me laugh and sad at the same time. I recommend this film if you like daily comedy drama.

Rating: 7/10

Kind regards,

Selene.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Big Bad Wolf 2017

Dear All, 

This is the first time I come to Big Bad Wolf event in 2017 at Serpong, Indonesia. I came on April 20th because I get the privilege to come at preview sale. But I can tell you there's nothing like preview sale because still there are so many many people at the event. It was really crowded. I cannot imagine what happened on general sale. It must be really suffocating. Here we go ^^
                          
                                    





Like last year, Big Bad Wolf 2017 was held at ICE BSD. It was quite far away from my home. Basically 1.5 hours motorcycle ride (even that not on peak hours). Cannot imagine going there at peak hours. This is the first time I attend this event and the first time too go into ICE (Indonesia Convention Exhibition) BSD because it is quite far. But I can understand why the organizers choose this place because it must be cheaper than rent place like Jakarta Convention Center. It was held on Hall 7 - 10. But we must enter at Hall 7. Luckily It was FREE. But even if I have to pay, I will still come because I really love BOOKS ^^ 

I really like this event. I mean yes it was full of people but it was also full of BOOKS ^^. Everytime I go, I can see BOOKS everywhere. Unfortunately since I was in hurry, I cannot see all the books. Since I want to buy imported books, so I focus on my shopping there. We know that import books doesn't have plastic so we can see what's inside. I really love it. At the same time, for some plastic books, there's also Sample. Very good thinking on organizers part. I try to choose the book as quick as I can but it was really so many. So I cannot see all the books. I can only see other people book in their shopping cart and think "I really want that book too but I cannot find it". 

At last, I decide enough is enough even though I still want to shop hehe. I go into Mandiri (Indonesian local bank). Why not go to cashier ??? You ask. Well, the trick is to get the coupon for fast line. What is fast line ? Fast line is well let's just say that you get special access into the cashier. You only need to apply for Mandiri credit card. How easy is it ???? Well I do my homework after all. I am proud of myself ^^

But that's not the end, the queue itself is very long. I mean even with fast line, I still have to wait for 30 minutes before I can finish and pay. I mean imagine if I don't use fast line. I buy more or less 7 books. 4 very expensive history book and 3 popular imported books. I thought at last my shopping will end happily ever after. But .............. imagine my surprised when I open the plastic for history book and find that I buy the same book but different cover and different publisher. I mean how stupid I am. It was really regrettable. This is lessons learned the hard way. Next time I must be more careful before buying imported book. In Indonesia, it's very rare for different publisher to publish the same book. So I was careless back there. My mistake :(

Anyway, it really worth it. For people who live in Jabodetabek and love books. You really have to come. Cannot wait for Big Bad Wolf 2018 ^^


Regards, 
Angela




Thursday, April 20, 2017

Book Tour : RIK'S by Dhtreichler



Riks
by dhtreichler
Genre : Thriller (international)

The entire affair began with sheep brains and falafel -- Saddam Hussein's favorite dish.

It is 1990 and in Baghdad two lovers are separated by the impending First Gulf War. CIA operative Rik Bogart is desperately seeking television correspondent Ingrid Johannson -- but is instead picked up by Saddam’s Secret Police and thrown into Abu Graib -- the Prison of the Dead. Ten years later, he must make a fateful decision after finally reuniting with her -- one that may keep them apart forever. How far would YOU go for your true love?

This iheart-pounding thriller is written by a former international defense contractor who brings incredible realism and thrilling insights into the days leading up to Saddam’s brutal regime downfall and provides a chilling account of life inside the infamous Prison of the Dead.

"It's as much a love story as it is a runaway thriller." Midwest Book Review


Excerpt

Rik In Abu Graib, the Prison of the Dead -- after 19 months

I fell to my knees and touched the water that beaded up in the dirt of the floor. I set the glass down, carefully and respectfully. I made sure the glass was protected so I wouldn’t spill more accidentally. I then bent down to the water-beaded cup and put my tongue into it. As I broke the tension on the top, real water covered my tongue. I could actually taste the water. It was real! It didn’t taste like mud. It didn’t have the grittiness I’d become accustomed to. How strange such a simple thing could almost overwhelm me.

I heard a voice down the hall. The smiling guard smiled no more. He glanced back at me on the floor. He nodded to me, but the eyes weren’t smiling. I could see the tension around his mouth. My first thought was, he’d just served my last supper.

Maybe Tariq would come tomorrow with the loaded gun to end my days. But the more I thought, the more I realized Tariq wouldn’t waste a perfectly good glass of water. He may have been generous with himself, as evidenced by his favorite charity; but to give someone like me a glass of clean water would have been a total waste of state resources. But like I said, I’d become an expert at analyzing everything from every direction. So, since he wouldn’t waste the water on me, why would he give me clean water but withhold my maggots? 


About Author


As a defense contractor, award-winning screenwriter and novelist, dhtreichler has wandered the world, visiting garden spots and more. Having lived and worked with our intelligence agents and soldiers, witnessing the conflicts and the turmoil of recent decades, he paints vivid backdrops for his stories. Like him, the men and women he portrays attempt to make sense of our fast-changing world. He has held a lifelong interest in the profound influence of rapidly changing technology on our lives and relationships. Exploring that power (what has changed and what might come) forms an insightful theme of his novels. His stories also reflect the universal desires and fears of real people everywhere.


Buy link for the book: 
https://www.amazon.com/Riks-dh-treichler-ebook/dp/B01CQB45K6

His website and links are: 
http://dhtreichler.com 
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/14299861.dhtreichler 
https://twitter.com/dhtreichler 
https://www.facebook.com/dhtreichlerofficial 
https://www.amazon.com/dhtreichler/e/B01CQB45K6/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1 


Giveaway




Regards,
Angela

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Book review: Manwhore series (2015)


Synopsis: 

Rachel Livingston is a reporter who assigned to do expose writing about famous billionaire Malcolm Saint. Rachel aimed to expose Malcolm Saint' secret. As the time passed the two both falling in love and now Rachel is confused that if she is the one that will discover about Saint' secret life or Saint is the one who will discover Rachel' secret.

Review: 

I have to agree that Katy Evans is good at writing and describing feeling or deep emotion. This series is hot love at the first sight. Rachel is 23 years old reporter who falling in love at the first sight with billionaire Malcolm Saint. This series is similar to Fifty Shades of Grey but without the BDSM theme. Katy Evans good writing about emotion keep me going to read this book.

I like the first book, its describe how both falling in love. Second book is about how two of them reconcile because Malcolm knows about Rachel' expose article about him. Though Rachel article is not really about "expose". Rachel wrote 'love letter' to Malcolm instead of expose story. The third book is about the two getting married and having the honeymoon.

What is bothered me is this series is lack of actual issues. If there is an issue its only Victoria as Rachel'' coworker is trying to hop to different company and Rachel have to choose between staying in Edge which Malcom' father buying in or working at M4, where Malcolm owned it. Eventually, Malcolm fund Rachel new company named Face and Rachel hire most all of her ex-coworker to work at Face together.

I feel all the problems here are very easy to solved. Even after buying Edge, Malcolm' father whereabout is gone, meaning not really clear. Both Rachel and Malcolm don't have dark secret or hurt past that still lingering. Malcolm Saint is Rachel' first boyfriend. So, it's similar to Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades of Grey. Rachel Livingston is the only one who makes Malcolm Saint fall in love for the first time. There is no past issues between them, neither no dark secrets issue between them. It is just really fairy tale, how Rachel' life being funded well after marrying billionaire Malcolm Saint. It is mostly about that story.

As a dark secrets romantic seeker, this story is not fit in my shoes. Though I finish reading the series, yet I feel something missing in this series. It's still good romance series for those who looking for fairy tale alpha billionaire man love story.

My rating: 3.5/5


Kind regards,


Selene.

Book Tour : Myths & Legends Box Set Collection (Sixth Post)


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Today is the release day for the Myths & Legends boxed set! Get 20 books from 20 different authors in one boxed set for only 0.99$!

This is my stop during the book blitz for the Myths & Legends Boxed Set. This is the sixth and final post during this tour. This book blitz is organized by Lola's Blog Tours.

Myths & Legends is a compilation of 20 Full-Length Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy reads currently available to buy for only 99c, including works from New York Times, USA Today, Bestselling, and various Award-Winning authors!

Myths & LegendsMyths & Legends
by Margo Bond Collins, N.R. Larry, Joanne Wadsworth, J.H. Croix, Madisyn Ashmore, Michelle Madow, Amber Lynn Natusch, Chrissy Peebles, Genevieve Jack, Siobhan Davis, S.L. Morgan, J.L. Hendricks, Lisa Manifold, Corinne O’Flynn, Andrea Pearson, Emily Martha Sorensen, Ever Coming, Sarah M Cradit, Rachael Slate, Olivia Wildenstein and Cael Percy
Genre: Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy
Age category: Young Adult, New Adult and Adult
Release Date: 18 April, 2017

Blurb:
The MYTHS & LEGENDS Boxed Set is a compilation of 20 Full-Length Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy reads, including works from USA Today bestsellers, Bestselling Harlequin authors, and various Award-Winning authors!

Gear up for a collection packed with an exciting mix of undiscovered existing titles and brand new content! The pages inside are packed with everything from vampires, faeries, witches, and shifters to romantic quests, cities brimming with paranormal activity, secret societies, and ruthless villains.

With over a million words of fiction, this is your one stop shop for vampire and witch romance, urban fantasy, shifter romance, and spellbinding myths from more than twenty bestselling authors!

*Estimated Total Page Count: 5,000+


You can find Myths & Legends on Goodreads

20 books in one boxed set for only 0.99$!
Buy the Myths & Legends boxed set for only 0.99$ here:
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The Authors:
Margo Bond Collins
N.R. Larry
Joanne Wadsworth
J.H. Croix
Madisyn Ashmore
Michelle Madow
Amber Lynn Natusch
Chrissy Peebles
Genevieve Jack
Siobhan Davis
S.L. Morgan
J.L. Hendricks
Lisa Manifold
Corinne O’Flynn
Andrea Pearson
Emily Martha Sorensen
Ever Coming
Sarah M Cradit
Rachael Slate
Olivia Wildenstein
Cael Percy

Release Day Giveaway
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The authors of this box set are hosting a big giveaway to celebrate the release of the Myths & Legends box set! One winner will win a $100 Amazon gift card!

For a chance to win enter the giveaway here:
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Tour Wide Giveaway

During the book blitz for Myths & Legends there’s a tour wide giveaway! These are the prizes you can win:
- 5 Myths & Legends Boxsets
- 3 $10 Amazon Gift Cards
- Various signed paperbacks by the participating authors

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

TV Series Review : Person of Interest





Synopsis : 

PERSON OF INTEREST is a crime thriller about an ex-CIA agent and a mysterious billionaire who prevent violent crimes by utilizing an all-seeing machine that can predict the events before they happen. Although John Reese and Harold Finch have successfully prevented numerous crimes thanks to The Machine’s omniscience, the team was unable to stop the malevolent artificial intelligence known as Samaritan from coming online. Brought to life by Greer, head of the private technology corporation Decima, Samaritan has the full power of the U.S. government behind it and is using those resources to hunt Finch, Reese and the hacker, known as Root. The trio, along with Det. Lionel Fusco, suffered a major loss when Samaritan’s operatives wounded and captured Sameen Shaw, their comrade-in-arms. Upon gaining full autonomy, Samaritan set its sights on destroying The Machine, which now exists only as a few lines of source code in a briefcase held by the team. On the run and without access to The Machine’s intel, the team must find a way to continue saving lives as they attempt to reboot The Machine and fight back against impossible odds.

Review : 

I really like this series after Suits. The concept is simple but able to distinguished itself from other crime thriller like NCIS, Hawai 5-0, Criminal Minds, etc. The inclusion of "Machine" is what makes the story unique. The story focus on the plot but still care about characters development. We can see Harold and John past via flash back. Because of that, we understand why they do what they do right now. You can say the story is intriquing and pick your curiosity until the end of each episodes

I like the main characters John Reese played by Jim Caviezel and Harold Finch played by Michael Emerson. Besides another great character is Detective Joss Carter played by Taraji P Henson. They played their characters very well and have great chemistry. The relationship are amazing too. There's no black and white here. Everyone do what they believe is the right thing to do because of their past experiences. Unfortunately, the story become less crime drama after the inclusion of rival organization. The rating have been downhill after that too.

I respect the producer and writer decision to make it more interesting and bigger. But unfortunately it was done at the expense of great crime drama thriller story. Worse the resignation of Joss Carter (because Taraji P Henson doesn't renew the contract) also make the story less interesting. Some people like the relationship between Root as psychopathic hacker and Shaw as assassin, but personally I don't like it. They try to recreate the relationship between John and Harold but it doesn't work. Great crime thriller drama doesn't need complicated character but simple and interesting character to complement each other not over shadow each other. 

The good thing is I like the ending. It was quite a bitter sweet one. John sacrifice is appropriate based on his character. At the first episode we know that he is a mess but due to Harold interference, he finds meaning to his life. Now at the end, he acknowledge that Harold is his best friend and it's better for him to die to protect his best friend and people he care about. 

Rating : 9 of 10 (season 1), 6 of 10 (season 2-5)   


Regards, 
Angela

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Book Review : Landfall by John McWilliams




Synopsis : 

In Alberta, Canada, at the foot of Dead Horse Mountain, a space capsule is discovered—a capsule that shouldn't exist. Thirty years earlier, Dr. Jan Lee, American entrepreneur and space tourist, purportedly destroyed this craft when he blew up the International Space Station in an act of unexplained sabotage. That event has since inspired conspiracy theories ranging from espionage to alien invasion.

Special Agents Lauren Madison and Ellis Cole have been assigned to investigate. But inside the capsule they find an even greater mystery: the remnants of a three-decade-old time-messaging experiment that could, within days, usher in a new era of manned space travel—or ignite an unimaginable disaster.

Review : 

I really like this book even though I know many people don't like it. The science was quite deep and I can't really follow it. But it was not too deep to deter me from enjoying this story. I like the alternate point of view and time between FBI agents (present) and JLA team (30 years ago).

I like the characters because they are simple and straight forward. Besides, I like the dynamic between characters. It makes the relationship more lively, despite them being simple and straight forward. We may or may not know them but we care about them. At least I do. Some people will say JLA team is quite superman and I quite agree with that. But I still like it anyway because it was not overdone. Still I don't quite satisfied with the ending. I understand that the author try to be cryptic and subtle, but I really don't get it. Because of that, it lacks strong closing impact.

Anyway, I give this story 4.5 of 5 stars and recommend it for people looking for serious and simple story at the same time. But I can understand it is not a story for everyone. For one who are willing to try it, they may like it like me. They may learn one or two thing about time messaging.


Regards, 
Angela

 

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Book Tour : Myths & Legends Box Set Collection (fifth post)


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Today is my stop during the book blitz for the Myths & Legends Boxed Set. This is the fifth post during this tour. This book blitz is organized by Lola's Blog Tours.

I’m introducing a few of the participating authors and showcasing some of their books/back catalogue as well as including details of an awesome Facebook party where you can win tons of cool bookish stuff.

Myths & Legends is a compilation of 20 Full-Length Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy reads currently available to pre-order for only 99c, including works from New York Times, USA Today, Bestselling, and various Award-Winning authors! Details of how you can pre-order this special box set are included at the bottom of this post. First off, let’s meet some of these amazing authors!

Meet Ever Coming

Filled with the desire to write books she wouldn’t want her mama to know she read, much less wrote, Ever Coming was born.
Ever Coming is the pen name of an international best selling author who simply wanted some heat with her sweet romances. When she is not reading and writing romances, Ever is usually found enjoying time with her kids and husband.
You can learn more about Ever Coming on her website.

Check out her book Riding Her Unicorn!
Riding Her Unicorn

One broken Jaguar.
One sexy Unicorn.
A whole lot of yummy goodness.

Can a broken Jaguar and a smexy billionaire Unicorn have more than just a hot fling?

Meet Sarah M Cradit
Sarah M Cradit

Sarah is the USA Today Bestselling Author of the Paranormal Southern Gothic series, The House of Crimson & Clover, born of her combined passion for New Orleans, family sagas, and the mysterious complexity of human nature. Her work has been described as rich, emotive, and highly dimensional.
You can learn more about Sarah M Cradit on her website.

Check out her book St. Charles at Dusk!
St. Charles at Dusk

A father’s threats. A tragic accident. Unanswered questions. Oz Sullivan has finally moved past the tangled web surrounding his brief, but intense, relationship with the young, impetuous Adrienne Deschanel.

Then Adrienne unexpectedly emerges, with no memory of the life she once led. Her desperate attempt to flee the confusing and dark influences in the bayou instinctively propels her to the one face for which she has a name. Oz’s world is once again turned upside down, as he must decide how to help her without losing himself entirely.

Meet Rachael Slate
Rachael Slate

Rachael has explored forgotten temples in Cambodia, kissed the Blarney Stone in Ireland, and stood inside the Roman Coliseum. She loves studying people and cultures, current and ancient. Her appetite for romance began with Lucy Maud Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables, which she later nurtured with a healthy dose of Jane Austen.

As a writer of scorching hot fantasy romance, Rachael blends the lines between mythology, reality, and fantasy. In her worlds, you'll encounter strong, sexy alpha males and the capable women who challenge them. If her heroines can't meet their heroes toe-to-toe, then they'll bring them to their knees.
You can learn more about Rachael Slate on her website.

Check out her book Earth Borne!
Earth Borne

Melita's shadowed past holds a secret that could shatter the centuries-old peace between centaurs and Lapiths. But trusting her heart to Thereus isn't a risk Melita is willing to take twice, even though he swears he's now more wicked than wild. As her enemies close in on the truth, Melita and Thereus will have to choose between protecting her race...and saving his.

Meet Olivia Wildenstein
Olivia Wildenstein

Olivia Wildenstein grew up in New York City, the daughter of a French father with a great sense of humor, and a Swedish mother whom she speaks to at least three times a day. She chose Brown University to complete her undergraduate studies and earned a bachelor’s in comparative literature. After designing jewelry for a few years, Wildenstein traded in her tools for a laptop computer and a very comfortable chair. This line of work made more sense, considering her college degree.
You can learn more about Olivia Wildenstein on her website.

Check out her book Rose Petal Graves!
Rose Petal Grave

ANCIENT SECRETS CANNOT REMAIN BURIED FOREVER.

Founded two centuries ago by a powerful tribe of Gottwa Indians, Rowan was a quiet town, so quiet that I fled after graduation. Staying away was the plan, but Mom died suddenly.
Dad said she suffered a stroke after she dug up one of the ancient graves in our backyard, which happens to be the town cemetery. Creepy, I know. Creepier still, there was no corpse inside the old coffin, only fresh rose petals.
As we made preparations for Mom’s burial, new people began arriving in Rowan, unnervingly handsome and odd people. I begged them to leave, but they stayed, because their enemies—my ancestors—were beginning to awaken.

Meet Cael Percy
Cael Percy

Cael Percy is a #1 Bestselling Romance Author. Her Time Travel Romance Novel, Starlark, reached #1 in multiple categories. When she's not binge-watching boxsets on Netflix, Cael spends her time dreaming up her next book's plotlines - ones all guaranteed to involve: hot, possessive, alpha-men and the captivating women that drive them wild, ensuring that all of Cael’s books are electrifying page-turners that will hold your attention from beginning to end...
You can learn more about Cael Percy on her website.

Check out her book Starlark!
Starlark

On the morning of her wedding, Roma awakens to find that a 21st-century eclipse has swept her through time and space to medieval Ireland—a land bedevilled with strife, conflict and danger at every possible turn.

Soon caught up in an intricate spider’s web of political intrigue, Roma is forced to ally herself and marry a man she passionately hates—a cocky, rugged, silver-tongued Irish warrior—and the only man who can protect her from the dark forces at work on the Emerald Isle…


Pre-order Myths & Legends for 0.99$!
Myths & Legends
The MYTHS & LEGENDS Boxed Set is a compilation of 20 Full-Length Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy reads, including works from USA Today bestsellers, Bestselling Harlequin authors, and various Award-Winning authors!


You can pre-order Myths & Legends for only 0.99$ here:
- Amazon
- Barnes & Noble
- Kobo
- iBooks

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Join the Myths & Legends Facebook Party and have a chance to win tons of cool stuff and meet some fab new authors! Join the Facebook party here.

Giveaway
During the book blitz for Myths & Legends there’s a tour wide giveaway! These are the prizes you can win:
- 5 Myths & Legends Boxsets
- 3 $10 Amazon Gift Cards
- Various signed paperbacks by the participating authors

For a chance to win, enter the rafflecopter below:
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Monday, April 10, 2017

Book Tour : Dating The It Guy by Krysten Lindsay Hager



Dating the It Guy
Krysten Lindsay Hager
Publication date: March 21st 2017
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Young Adult
Emme is a sophomore in high school who starts dating, Brendon Agretti, the popular senior who happens to be a senator’s son and well-known for his good looks. Emme feels out of her comfort zone in Brendon’s world and it doesn’t help that his picture perfect ex, Lauren, seems determined to get back into his life, along with every other girl who wants to be the future Mrs. Agretti. Emme is already conflicted due to the fact her last boyfriend cheated on her and her whole world is off kilter with her family issues. Life suddenly seems easier keeping Brendon away and relying on her crystals and horoscopes to guide her. Emme soon starts to realize she needs to focus less on the stars and more on her senses. Can Emme get over her insecurities and make her relationship work? Life sure is complicated when you’re dating the it guy.

EXCERPT
“By the way, did you hear Lauren got into Senator Agretti’s old school?”
“Seriously? I wonder if she applied there because Brendon did,” I said.
Margaux snorted. “Duh, of course. Seriously, she might as well just pee on him to mark her territory.”
“Margaux, shut up,” Kylie said.
“Whatever. Anyway, the important thing is if Brendon knew she was applying there,” Margaux said. “Em, do you think he knew?”
I hoped Lauren was just trying to follow Brendon, but what if they had planned this whole thing while they were dating? What if he convinced her to apply there so they could go to college together, wear matching American flag sweaters with big scarves while drinking hot chocolate, and jump into leaf piles just like a preppy clothing catalog. At least now I didn’t have to worry about them reciting poetry to one another in South Bend, but still, what if they had made plans to go to school together?
“Don’t worry about it,” Kylie said. “She was probably trying to follow him—like she always does. She’s so pathetic.”
Kylie was trying to make me feel better, but Lauren was far from pathetic. After all, she was pretty much the “Most Likely to Succeed” poster girl. While she was out overachieving and saving the world without messing up her perfect, bouncy hair, I was trying to get through each day. I tried to push away the image of Lauren and Brendon holding hands and drinking hot chocolate under a stadium blanket.



Author Bio:
Besides mining her teen years and humiliating moments for her novels, Krysten is also a book addict who has never met a bookstore she didn’t like. Krysten writes about friendship, self-esteem, fitting in, frenemies, crushes, fame, first loves, and values. She is the author of True Colors, Best Friends...Forever?, Next Door to a Star, Landry in Like, and Competing with the Star (The Star Series: Book 2). Her debut novel, True Colors, won the Readers Favorite award for best preteen book. Krysten's work has been featured in USA Today, The Flint Journal, the Grand Haven Tribune, the Beavercreek Current, the Bellbrook Times and on Living Dayton.


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Sunday, April 9, 2017

Game Review : Papers, Please






Dear All, 

Now I would like to talk about famous indie game called "Papers, Please". Maybe some of you can guess what this game is all about. I bought this game on sale via Steam. 

Papers, Please is immigration border simulation game. This game set its time in fictional country Arstotzka during Cold War. You were chosen to guard the border and check their papers. After that make decision whether that person can enter the country or not. The Of course there's certain rules that you have to follow if you don't want to be penalized. 

I can say that I really like the game. It was user friendly and easy to play but not easy to get good ending. Simply because you need to be very accurate in your determination but with limited time. The quicker you make correct decision, the higher your salary because your salary was determined by how many people you processed at the border. Sometimes, there's also certain event that makes you wonder what to do like husband that asking you to let his wife come even with lack of paper or people asking you not to let suspicious people to enter because that man intent to murder him / her, etc. It really makes you feel guilty for making certain decision and not other. 

The most important thing is you have to have enough money for your money. Otherwise, when your family member die, the game is over. And this is what I get for my ending. Haha. They have multiple ending. So make sure to get enough money to last through until the end. Anyway, I really recommend this game because it is unique and fun. 

Rating : 8 of 10


Regards, 
Angela