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Bisexual Awareness Month: Adult Books with Bi Main Characters!

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Back again with more book recs for Bisexual Awareness Month! This time we’ve got Adult books!

Again, these are by no means the only books out there with bisexual characters–they’re just ones that I’ve read and can confidently recommend.

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ARC Reviews

ARC REVIEW: The Love Song of Sawyer Bell by Avon Gale

SUMMARY

34824809Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Release Date: September 25, 2017
Received From: A Novel Take PR

Victoria “Vix” Vincent has only two weeks to find a replacement fiddle player for her band’s summer tour. When classically trained violinist Sawyer Bell shows up for an audition, Vix is thrilled. Sawyer is talented, gorgeous, funny, and excited about playing indie rock instead of Beethoven. Their friendship soon blossoms into romance, even though Vix tries to remember that Sawyer’s presence is only temporary.

Sawyer’s parents think she’s spending the summer months touring Europe with a chamber ensemble. But Sawyer is in dire need of a break from the competitiveness of Juilliard, and desperately wants to rediscover her love of music. Going on tour with her secret high school crush is just an added bonus. Especially when Vix kisses her one night after a show, and they discover that the stage isn’t the only place they have chemistry.

But the tour won’t last forever, and as the summer winds down, Sawyer has to make a tough decision about her future—and what it means to follow her heart.

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Blog Tours & Events

RELEASE DAY BLITZ: The Love Song of Sawyer Bell by Avon Gale!

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SUMMARY

34824809Title: The Love Song of Sawyer Bell
Series: Tour Dates (#1)
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Release Date: September 25, 2017
Length (Print & Ebook): 234 pages
Subgenre: Contemporary romance, f/f, musicians
Buy link: Riptide Publishing Website

Book Blurb: Victoria “Vix” Vincent has only two weeks to find a replacement fiddle player for her band’s summer tour. When classically trained violinist Sawyer Bell shows up for an audition, Vix is thrilled. Sawyer is talented, gorgeous, funny, and excited about playing indie rock instead of Beethoven. Their friendship soon blossoms into romance, even though Vix tries to remember that Sawyer’s presence is only temporary.

Sawyer’s parents think she’s spending the summer months touring Europe with a chamber ensemble. But Sawyer is in dire need of a break from the competitiveness of Juilliard, and desperately wants to rediscover her love of music. Going on tour with her secret high school crush is just an added bonus. Especially when Vix kisses her one night after a show, and they discover that the stage isn’t the only place they have chemistry.

But the tour won’t last forever, and as the summer winds down, Sawyer has to make a tough decision about her future—and what it means to follow her heart.

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ARC Reviews

ARC REVIEW: Five Dares by Eli Easton

SUMMARY

35457416Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Release Date: October 2, 2017
Received From: NetGalley

Andy Tyler has been the class daredevil since middle school. Over the years, he’s convinced his best friend, Jake Masterson, to perform some dangerous-looking stunts with him. But the dare they attempt on the night of their college graduation goes sideways. The firecrackers explode too soon and both of them end up with badly burned palms.

But hey, nothing gets the “terrible two-o” down for long, and they recuperate in style at Andy’s family cottage in Cape Cod . As the weeks go by, both Andy and Jake grow frustrated over the inability to use their hands for all sorts of daily activities—including getting off. So Andy begins a new series of dares that don’t just cross the friendship line, they obliterate it.

But what might be mere sexual relief to Andy is serious business to Jake, who only recently got over years of secret pining for his straight best friend. Inevitably, the burns heal, summer ends, and hearts are broken. To fix things, Andy will have to face the greatest dare of all.

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ARC Reviews

ARC REVIEW: The Longing and the Lack by C.M. Spivey

SUMMARY

35230095Publisher: Self-pub
Release Date: September 19, 2017
Received From: A Novel Take Blog Tour

Lucinda Hightower is no stranger to death.

Since she was a child, Lucinda has been haunted by rabid dogs, suicidal crows, and the ghost of a woman in white. All are omens signaling someone’s imminent demise—except Lucinda’s friends and family are still breathing.

The omens follow her to Ireland and the quiet university in her father’s hometown, increasing in strength and frequency once she meets Damien Reed. A handsome third year student, Damien thrusts himself into Lucinda’s life almost immediately and caresses away the unsavory reputation that shadows him.

It’s not until the ghost sinks her nails into Damien that he reveals his secret: the death omens are for him.

They’re the manifestations of a curse that claims the life of the eldest Reed son every generation. Damien’s time is nearly up. If Lucinda is to save him, she must solve the mystery of her family curse, and lay a spirit’s rage to rest.

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Bisexual Awareness Month: YA & NA Books with Bi Main Characters!

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Hey, y’all! It’s Bisexual Awareness Month! As I’m sure you all know, finding good bi rep is important to me as a bisexual/biromantic person, so here I’ve curated a small list of Young Adult and New Adult titles that feature bisexual main characters, love interests, or both!

These are by no means the only titles that include bisexual characters–they’re simply a small selection of books that I personally have read and can recommend.

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Blog Tours & Events

BLOG TOUR: The Longing and the Lack by C.M. Spivey!

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Hey, y’all! Welcome to the blog tour for THE LONGING AND THE LACK by C.M. Spivey! I had the honor to be selected as a member of the tour, and I am grateful to both Mr Spivey and Xpresso Book Tours for including me!

SUMMARY

35230095The Longing and the Lack (The Unliving #1) by C.M. Spivey
Publication date: September 19th 2017
Genres: New Adult, Paranormal

“Gothic curses, deadly love affairs, and vengeful ghosts combine to make this paranormal mystery a compelling page-turner.” — Tina Connolly, Nebula-nominated author of Ironskin

Lucinda Hightower is no stranger to death.

Since she was a child, Lucinda has been haunted by rabid dogs, suicidal crows, and the ghost of a woman in white. All are omens signaling someone’s imminent demise—except Lucinda’s friends and family are still breathing.

The omens follow her to Ireland and the quiet university in her father’s hometown, increasing in strength and frequency once she meets Damien Reed. A handsome third year student, Damien thrusts himself into Lucinda’s life almost immediately and caresses away the unsavory reputation that shadows him.

It’s not until the ghost sinks her nails into Damien that he reveals his secret: the death omens are for him.

They’re the manifestations of a curse that claims the life of the eldest Reed son every generation. Damien’s time is nearly up. If Lucinda is to save him, she must solve the mystery of her family curse, and lay a spirit’s rage to rest.

A dark romance for fans of Diane Setterfield and the TV show SupernaturalThe Longing and the Lack is a Gothic story for the modern age.

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Reviews for Already Published Books

REVIEW: Foxglove Copse by Alex Beecroft

SUMMARY

34093999Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Release Date: September 4, 2017
Received From: NetGalley

After a massive anxiety attack, Sam Atkins left his high-powered job in the City and committed himself to life on the road in a small van. Six months in, he’s running out of savings and coming to the conclusion that he might have to go home to his emotionally abusive family.

Needing time to think, he takes a walk through a copse by the Cornish roadside, only to stumble upon the body of a ritualistically killed sheep. As he’s trying to work out what the symbols around the animal mean, the sheep’s owner, Jennifer, and her nephew, Ruan Gwynn, come upon him.

Ruan is a kind-hearted young man with a large supportive clan, and since he and Sam feel almost instant attraction, he doesn’t want to believe Sam is a sheep-killing cultist. In fact, the moment he lays eyes on Sam’s miserable solitary life, he wants to rescue the man. But as the killings escalate, he and Sam need to stop whoever is actually to blame before they can concentrate on saving each other.

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🌻 Sunshine Blogger Award

I was tagged by my Smol, Jessi, over at BiblioJessi for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Thanks, kiddo. 💜

Rules:

  • Thank the person who nominated you in a blog post and link back to their blog.
  • Answer the 11 questions sent by the person who nominated you.
  • Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and write then 11 new questions.
  • List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post and/or on your blog.

Questions from Jessi:

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