Showing posts from February, 2014

Mama's Advice - Do Parents Really Understand?

In Mama's Advice, Lorelei depends on her mama for advice, but Mama hasn't been physically with Lorelei for a year. Unlike her friends, Lorelei must visit her mama's grave to get this advice, and it turns into the best decision she's ever made. Most teens go home to hear what their mom has to say, and those same teens usually roll their eyes and believe they know better.
What can a parent know about modern relationships?

Or perhaps girlfriends giving you trouble? How can your mama begin to understand social media?

And, oh, Mama can't have any notion what it's like to love the coolest guy in school.

Really. I mean really? How different are high school relationships now from when your parents were young…in the stone age?

They're actually not much different now from then. The teenage relationship ritual only has one major difference – the drama associated with these relationships can play out on social media.
Breakups announced by going from "in a relationship&qu…

Lovers in the Woods by Helen Alexander

Welcome to Out of Control Characters. Today, we host Helen Alexander with her first book, Lovers in the Woods!

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About the author:

Helen Alexander is a writer and digital artist living in San Francisco, California. After graduating from the Academy of Art University, Helen worked as a video game artist in San Diego and Los Angeles. Currently she is back in San Francisco, at work on several new projects, including a comic book, a children's book and a dark fantasy/horror novel. You can visit Helen at for the latest news on upcoming releases, author interviews and previews of new stories and works-in-progress.

Blurb: They called her Sleeping Beauty back at the lab.
Nina has been asleep for a long time. Two hundred and fifty years, to be exact. She doesn't change, and she doesn't die. She's always fifteen. All she wants to do is to wake up, but she can't. Something - or someone - i…

Indigo Incite

Welcome to Out of Control Characters. Today, we're reviewing Indigo Incite by Jacinda Buchman. We also have lots of goodies in this post, including a Rafflecopter drawing! And this bit of news - Indigo Incite will be free from February 20th through February 22nd.


The Author: Jacinda Buchmann lives in Arizona with her husband and three children. She graduated from Carroll College, in Helena, Montana, with a B.A. in elementary education and later received a Master’s degree from Northern Arizona University, in school counseling. After spending several years as a teacher and later a school counselor, she now spends her time writing, any free chance she can get, that is, when she’s not spending time with her family or creating a new concoction in the kitchen.
Giveaway: $50 Amazon giftcard Embed: a Rafflecopter giveaway

The Book: Indigo Incite (The Indigo Trilogy: Book 1) by Jacinda Buchmann Published May, 2013 Genres: YA paranormal/romance
Excerpt: Ty…

Cover Reveal: Uncovering You Part One: The Contract

Title - Uncovering You
Author: Scarlett Edwards Genre - Dark Romance Release Date - March 27th, 2014 Cover Reveal - February 18th, 2014 Series - first book in series.  Second will be out April 20th, 2014.
Synopsis- When I wake up in a dark, unfamiliar room, I have no idea what's waiting for me in the shadows. My imagination conjures up demons of the worst kind.
Reality is much worse:
A collar with no leash. A prison with no walls. And a life stripped of meaning.
I am presented with a vile contract and asked to sign. It outlines the terms of my servitude. The only information I have about my captor are the two small letters inked at the bottom:
Armed with only my memories, I must do everything I can to avoid becoming ensnared in his twisted mind games. But in the end, it all comes down to one choice:
Resist and die.
Or submit, and sign my life away
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Excerpt: “Lilly.” Oh God. It’s him. There’s no mistaking that rich, mascul…