Sunday, September 24, 2017

The Sunday Post #65: Maureen's Books Promotions



The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer ~ Its a chance to share news ~ A Post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead.

Life:

Life has been pretty busy again. Not in a bad way, but definitely in a good way. But it did make me miss lasts weeks Sunday Post, and I didn’t get to visit all of you the week before that.. So I feel bad about that.. but I’m back this week. 

I’ve been working a lot and making some big life decisions. But all is good and I’m feeling pretty damn good about these decisions. LOL!! I can’t share anything more at the moment, but when I can I’ll share it. ;)

One of my big decisions is: I’ve started Maureen’s Books Promotions. A promotion business where I hope to be able to help out authors in promoting their books. It’s still pretty new, and I have no idea if I’m doing it correctly or if it will work at all but it’s something that I’ve been thinking about for years and I just decided to go ahead with it. So if you’re interested go check it out. I can definitely use some feedback and tips!

Books & Blogging:

Blogging and reading wise things have been a little slow. My head just has been so full, but now my promotion business is in the air I hope things will calm down a bit. Strangely my reading-concentration just hasn’t been that good lately. But this weekend we don’t have any plans so I think I’ll definitely get some reading time in.



Last 2 Week's on the Blog:

  • Things You Didn’t Know About My Bookish Life #2
  • Review ‘Deal Breaker’ by Marnie St. Clair
  • My Favorite.. Bookmark
  • Review ‘The Lying Game’ by Ruth Ware
  • Promo ‘The Long Way Home’ by K. Langston
  • My Favorite.. Restaurant
  • Starting Maureen’s Books Promotions

This Week on the Blog:

  • My Favorite.. Thing About My Job
  • Book Blitz ‘Beyond The Mist’ by Casi McLean

New Arrivals:

Received from the Little, Brown Book Group

Received from the Little, Brown Book Group

Random Pic:


Saturday, September 23, 2017

Starting Maureen's Books Promotions


So today I like to share with you why I haven’t been posting as much this last week. Well I’ve been busy with work, but I’ve also been brainstorming a lot about something exciting and it’s time to share it with you guys. I’ve started Maureen’s Books Promotions. It’s new, and a little bit scary and I have no idea if it will work but it’s something I’ve been thinking about for a view years now and I just decided to do it. I’m starting my own promotion business! 

http://maureensbooks.blogspot.nl/p/promotional-services.html

And since I’m new at this, I’m open to any suggestions or feedback you will give me. Maybe it won’t work out at all, but if I don’t try well then I won’t know right?!  So wish me luck!! ;)

And if you’re interested and want more info check out the Maureen’s Books Promotions page or send me an email at maureensbookspromotions@gmail.com

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

My Favorite.. Restaurant



My Favorite.. is a weekly meme hosted by Maureen’s Books. In this meme we share every week something we love with each other. Because let’s face it.. The world can be a dark place and it’s time to share something positive. For more info: My Favorite Meme.

I love restaurants! Going out for dinner is one of my favorite things to do. Especially when it’s date night with my husband. Going out for dinner always feels special to me. Good food, some nice drinks, good company.. to me it’s the perfect way to spend a free evening. And we’re very lucky to be able to go out for dinner at least once a month, and sometimes even more. There are many restaurants I love but there is one restaurant that is my favorite.

And that restaurant is called ‘Het Arsenaal’ and it was also the location of our wedding a view months back. Not only is the food very tasty and unlike most restaurants, it also has this special kind of feeling to it that I love. It just looks very nice, the waiters are very kind and it just feels like a celebration every time we go there. Sigh.. Yes.. Definitely my favorite restaurant.

Our beautiful wedding table at 'Het Arsenaal'
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Promo 'The Long Way Home' by K. Langston


Today I’m excited to share with you a promo for ‘The Long Way Home’ by K. Langston. ‘The Long Way Home’ is a Contemporary Romance novel and was re-released last week on September 14th.


About the Book:


https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36227368-the-long-way-home?from_search=true
Broken. Shattered. Destroyed.

Healing seems impossible.  

Moving on… 

Unbearable.  

I can’t let go of the past. The overwhelming guilt won’t let me. I fight the pain every single day but it’s not getting any easier to carry, and there are days when I wonder if I will ever find happiness. 

Or if I even deserve it.   

Determined to endure my misery alone, I’ve pushed everyone out of my life, including my best friend, Linc. Now he’s back and he won’t leave without a fight. He’s tearing down my walls and forcing me to face what I’ve kept buried for so long. Because of him, I feel like I can finally breathe again, and there’s a sliver of hope weaving its way into my heart.  

Will it be enough to save me from the darkness that threatens to drown me?   

Love isn’t always easy.   

But it’s always worth it.

Author’s note: The Long Way Home is a new edition of the previously published book titled Sylvie. With the exception of a new cover, blurb, title, and added bonus material all other content remains the same.

The Facts:


Publication Date:
September 14th, 2017
Series:
-
Genre:
Contemporary Romance
Pages:
242
Formats:
eBook, Paperback
Available at:

Excerpt:


It’s nearly dark when I wander out onto the porch and find Linc packing up his tools and loading up his truck.

“I won’t be here tomorrow so make sure you bring water and your lunch.” 

He chuckles, the sound soothing and warm. “I will.” 

Slamming the tailgate of his truck, he walks to the foot of the steps. The porch light illuminates his face as a smile teases the corners of his lips. 

I fold my arms across my chest. 

I’ve never had to fight so hard at it. When Dean was here it was easier to mask. But now that he’s gone, it’s taking everything I have to cover it up. 

He props a booted foot onto the bottom step. “We’ll be finished tomorrow.” 

“Good.” 

Step. 

“Doesn’t mean I’m finished with you though.”

Step. 

“Told ya I ain’t goin’ nowhere.” Linc plants his feet on the porch, standing directly in front of me, eyes gleaming with affection. The green irises set my body on fire and build an inferno of heat, raging in my heart and between my legs. 

“What’s for dinner?” 

I smile because, damn it all to hell, when it comes to him, I can’t help myself. “Fish sticks and macaroni and cheese.” 

He smirks. “You know that’s my favorite.” 

One minute I’m standing on my front porch, trying desperately to resist him. And the next minute, I’m in his arms…

Giving in. 

His lips claim mine, soft yet hard paired with unmistakable determination. His warm tongue tangles with mine, tasting of deep longing and strong desire. 

The kiss of that desperate boy long ago pales in comparison to that of this unyielding man.

I throw my arms around his shoulders as he backs me into the door. “I’ve waited a fucking lifetime for this?” he whispers across my lips before seizing them once more, renewing his passion. 

I’ve dreamed of this moment for so long, to feel his touch, to taste his lips once more. The possessive manner in which his fingers brand my skin, the way his tongue greedily slides against mine.

Linc begins to slow the kiss but I’m not ready for it to end, so I dig deeper and pull tighter, in my vain attempt to soar higher. 

I don’t want to let this moment go. 

Ever. 

His hands cup my face and I can sense him trying to pull away, so I let him, because otherwise I’ll beg him to take me right here and now. His forehead rests against mine, and I take this opportunity to breathe him in. 

“God, I’ve missed you so much.”

“I’ve missed you, too,” I say, still trying to grasp the reality of what is happening. “I still can’t believe you’re here.” 

His eyes meet mine as confusion settles on his face. “Why?”

“Because of everything that’s happened between us. Because of everything I said to you. I thought you would hate me forever. It’s what I wanted.” 

“I could never hate you.” 

“I would hate me,” I whisper.

His hands move to my back, pulling me into his chest. “Know what I hate? I hate what he’s done to you. I hate what he took away from us, and most of all, I hate that you’re still letting him.” 

God, I hate it, too. 

 “It’s time.” 

 “I know.” I agree, because even though I don’t deserve him, I need him in order to survive this.

About the Author:


K lives in the deep south with her husband of 16 years, their two children and fur babies, Sadie and Birdie. She released her debut novel Because You're Mine in September 2013 and has since released three follow-up books in the MINE series. Her newest series, Brothers in Blue, is packed full of romance and suspense and features six alpha brothers.

She was also a contributing author to the USA Today Bestselling anthology, F*cking Awkward and co-wrote Unlawful Justice with fellow author and friend, KC Lynn.

When she's not penning her next story, you can find her nose buried between the pages of a good book or she's on social media because look. SQUIRREL!!
 

For more information about K. Langston please visit her Goodreads, Facebook and Twitter
 
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