AtoZ Challenge along with Tuesday Jams - A (Amel Larrieux)

So thanks to Anna over at Herding Cats, I decided to join this challenge. You basically have to post everyday for the Month of April and oh...with each day representing a letter in the alphabet. I'm sitting here thinking...it can't be that bad right? well...lols.

Since today is Tuesday Jams as well....

An artist that is not nationally recognized, Amel Larrieux has a beatiful voice and her songs? muah! perfecto. But I guess since she's not running around half ass naked and shaking her tail feather...

Without much further ado, I give Mrs. Larrieux.

Get Up is my absolute favorite track by her.

Did you sign up for this challenge? What's your letter A today. Leave your link so I can stop by (:
And you Jammers, let's get today...eh?

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March 2014 Monthly Wrap-Up (Monthly Reads, Challenges...etc...etc...)

Can you believe tomorrow will be April 1st? Man, the months are going by faster and faster...its crazy. But onto April we go. And for the love of apple sauce, can we get some warmer weather? Geez! dang on ground hog better get out of here now.

No video this month..maybe for May I'll do one. I like to mix it up every now and again. So..um, onto it shall we?

Book Read/Reviewed.

Toxic by Meghan Quinn
Vanilla Twist by C.J. Ellison
Under His Kilt by Melissa Blue
Her Insatiable Scot by Melissa Blue
Lonely Heart by M.J. Kane
Trust Me by Natasha Blackthorne
Rock Star Lover by Yvonne Nicholas
Safeword: Rainbow by Candace Blevins

Books Brought - This includes purchases, freebies and oh yes darlings my BN credit. Oh, man did I have fun with that one...lols.

Make Me Box Set by Various Authors
The Tycoon's Socialite Bride by Tracey Livesay
Nights of Steel: The Ether Chronicles by Nico Rosso
Alonzo by S.W. Frank
Her Insatiable Scot by Melissa Blue
Safehouse by Dez Burke
My Ex-wife's Wedding by Elise Marion
The Groom by Elise Marion
Rock Star Lover by Yvonne Nicolas
Crave by Felicity Heaton
Blood Purple by Ashley Nemer
Sex and the Single Vampire by Robin Covington
The Burning Star by Jessie Lane
Crimson Night by Marie Hall
The Groom by Elise Marion
The Blacker the Berry by Lena Matthews
The Greater Loyalty by S.K.
Healing the Doctor by Sherice Cook
Dark Star by Roslyn Hardy Holcomb
Morning Star by Roslyn Hardy Holcomb
Niccolo by Eve Vaughn
Being Mrs. Blakemore by Olivia Gaines
His Love by M.O. Kenyan

Challenges! - I'm doing pretty good, but that dang of TBR challenge is exactly that...a damn challenge.

1 book towards my set goal of 18 books. I have 15 more books to read.

0 series read in March, I still have 3 more series to read towards my goal.

3 books. My goal is unlimited, so I'm just reading..lols. Of course, the goal is to get more books of this genre read.

*sigh* none...nada..zip..zilch, you get the idea. And this is just beyond crazy because I have so many dang on books just sitting...on my floor, on my shelf, on my NOOK & Kindle. You get the idea...lols.

Memes! - I'm linking my favorite post for the month....click on the pic sexxy's :D

I got a little creative...I needed the distraction. So I created some headers for the blog, you'll see them along with headers that Ana from Beach Bum Reviews did for me popping up every now and again. Thank you Pixlr, Youtube and 123rf

I saw one movie this month and that was Singles Mom's Club by Tyler Perry. If you like the theme of hard working, single woman coming together with the common goal of looking out for each other and their children, then I think you will like this one. It was a good movie and funny too. There's one woman, Nia Long's character who is an aspiring author :D

And besides my usual regular occasional promo posts, its been a pretty busy month here at SR, I like that. Also, if you noticed that my review request page is down, it is.

Have a great April fellow readers!

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M/M Book Spotlight - The My Brother's Keeper Trilogy

All three books are full-length novels and must be read in order. All books are available on March 30.

The My Brother's Keeper Trilogy
The town of Gilford has a Big and Terrible secret hidden in the ground.
Infecting those it touches.
Exploiting their darkness.
Consuming their souls.
It’s hungry. It’s vile. It’s evil.
And it wants out.

Book One: The First Three Rules
Marshal Jon Foster lost his purpose and his sanity the day he saw the image of his dead brother. The distraction saved Jon’s life but cost the lives of innocent people including his best friend and partner. It was a price for survival Jon couldn’t live with and was sure he’d never understand.
Driven by grief and guilt he tried to escape his past by fleeing to a small town in the middle of nowhere. Only instead of peace, the memories festered.
Then the offer of a stick of gum from a stranger changes Jon’s life and puts him on a road out of the nightmare he’s trapped in.

Ellis Harper has lived the past twenty years isolated from the outside world and sole caretaker for his mentally disabled brother, Rudy. While Ellis loves his brother, he longs for a life he’ll never be able to have. 

Shut away, his days consist of chores, endless cartoons, and games of Go Fish.  A world that seemed to have no end until an innocent misunderstanding turns Ellis and his brother into a target for a town bully.
It’s a fight Ellis can never win on his own but thanks to a chance meeting with a stranger, he doesn’t have to.

What begins as a new journey in love for both men quickly unfolds into something neither of them could have ever imagined.

Book Two: Rule Four and Five
A new chance at life comes in many forms: For Jon it’s a family made with Ellis and his brother Rudy. For Ellis, it’s Jon, who has brought the outside world into the protective life he’s built for his mentally disabled brother.

Together they have discovered true happiness and what it means to be loved.

Then one perfect disaster after the other pushes Jon’s resolve to its limit and Ellis over the edge. If they have any chance of saving what they’ve built both men must face their deepest fears.

It’s a test Jon thought he’d already passed and one Ellis never imagined he’d have to face. The journey will forever change who they are and redefine who they were meant to be.

It has to happen.
And all things happen for a reason.

Book Three: The Final Rule
Ellis and Jon need answers.
What is there to understand?
Why does it have to happen?
And what reason could ever justify losing those you love?

If only there was a simple answer. But the more questions they ask, the farther they must travel into the darkness and the things they see are not human, or even possible.
They are, in fact, Big and Terrible.

The plague is rising in Gilford. To stop it from spreading Ellis will have to embrace his destiny and Jon will have to let him go. Both men must be willing to lose everything in order to save the innocent.

It is, after all, rule number six.

Giveaway Link

Georgia bred and born, Adrienne Wilder spent most of her childhood exploring fantastical worlds hidden in her own back yard among tall grass, and shadowed kudzu tunnels. When she was not dragon hunting, she spent most of her time, reading, writing, drawing, and digging holes.

Currently Adrienne lives in Dahlonega, GA where she shares her home with a variety of dogs and one cat. She still spends most of her time, reading, writing, drawing, and digging holes. Although now she calls the reading "research," the drawing "artwork", the writing "books," and the holes "ponds" and "gardens".

City of Dragons Portfolio (this site has images of gay sex)

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Cutting The Budget - March 2014

Hosted by Shari over at Delighted Reader. It's a great way to keep track on that book spending limit we seem to set ourselves up on, but never seem to follow.
(*taxes are included all book prices)

Todays budget will feature the remaining weeks of March. I simply forgot week's 2, 3...and week 4 is well being added now, lols. I didn't do much buying these last couple of weeks, I caught a couple of freebies &

.99 cent deals.  But then I received a credit from BN for $44.85 and I gladly spent it. I think that takes me over my budget for March...idk. Because technically its free money, I didn't spend any of my own? In any event, I separated the two.

Beginning Balance - $17.03
Book TitlesPricesSourceTotalEnding Balance
Her Insatiable Scot by Melissa Blue$3.20Amazon
Safe House by Dez Burke$3.20Amazon
His Ex-Wife's Wedding by Elise Marion$0.00Amazon
Rock Star Lover by Yvonne Nicolas$2.13Amazon
Crave by Felicity Heaton$1.06Amazon
Blood Purple by Ashley Nemer$0.00Amazon
Sex and The Single Vampire by Robin Covington$1.06Amazon
The Burning Star by Jessie Lane$1.06Amazon
Crimson Nighy by Marie Hall$0.00Amazon
BN Credit $44.85
The Groom by Elise Marion$6.41
The Blacker the Berry by Lena Matthews$4.82
No Greater Loyalty by SK$6.41
Healing the Doctor by Sherice Cook$3.20
Morning Star by Roslyn Hardy Holcomb$6.41
Dark Star by Roslyn Hardy Holcomb$6.41
Niccolo by Eve Vaughn$4.27
Being Mrs. Blackmore by Olivia Gaines$1.06
His Love by M.O. Kenyon$3.20$2.63

I went in on my BN credit...lols. Free money? wha? point me to my cart...lmbo. I took care of a couple of books on my wishlist. This added to my ever growing TBR list, but hell...its a good add ^_^

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Blood of a Werewolf Book Blast

Happy Friday! Let get started with a good book and a long weekend heh? enjoy sexxy's!

Blood of a Werewolf
(Blood #1)
Publisher: Troll Publishing; 2 edition
Publication Date: February 9, 2014
Print Length: 228 pages
Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1453798021

Darby O’Rielly may look like a shy, quiet bookstore owner who waits up at night to make sure her fun loving little sister Rowan makes it home. But that would be a bad assumption if you intend to threaten her family and loved ones. If the deadly magic this witch possesses is unleashed, the whole neighborhood better watch out.
When two handsome brothers move next door, love blooms. Devon and Blake aren’t just hot, they’re vampires hunted by a man with unlimited wealth and vengeance.

With these two atypical couples together, mayhem ensues. Darby is forced to use her new-found magic when hunters snatch Rowan to lure the brothers to their demise. A wreckless decision by the enemy transforms Rowan into a werewolf, throwing her new love Blake into a downward spiral. Werewolf terrors from childhood paralyze his judgment and send him packing, leading Rowan into the arms of a wolf named Dean who helps ease her into the new life she’s forced to embrace.

Tour Giveway Link
Kindle Fire HDX 7” 16GB Wi-fi only with Screen Protector and Topchances 360 Degree Rotating stand/cover (Black Embossed Flowers on Black) Luxury Leather with smart cover wake/sleep function. 

(5) Runners up – Good Witch/Bad Witch Earrings, Bookmark with charms, Purse Adornment with Charms, compact mirror, and other fun swag

T. Lynne Tolles can be found most days, juggling one of two cat muses and a laptop, tripping over an ancient Newfoundland dog and washing a never-ending pile of laundry. When life doesn’t get in the way, she writes paranormal romances for new adults.
Her passion for witches, ghosts, and vampires together with a light-hearted wit are reflected in her loveable characters and the adventures of mystery they unravel to find their happily ever after.

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New Release Spotlight: Seduced ~ Den of Sin Boxed Set 1

Hey Beautifuls! It's time to get seduced because the ladies of the Den of Sin series are celebrating the new release, all of the books are now in one box set! I read all the books that are in this one and lawd...hot! hot! hot! So go on and get it..you know you what to :D

FINAL_DOS_Boxedset_2500SEDUCED: DEN OF SIN Boxed Set 1

New Orleans’s elegant Beaudelaire Hotel isn’t just an acclaimed five-star hotel. Several times per year, the Beaudelaire transforms into a discreet den of sin, and its most important rule is guests must leave their inhibitions at the door. At the Den, lonely hearts connect and secrets are kept. Some guests go home alone wearing smiles, but others find the start of their happily-ever-afters.

Forbidden Rendezvous by Mel Blue

Seraphina orchestrates fantasies, but this year she’ll create one of her own. It’s against the rules for an employee to participate in the weekend-long sex-capades but she’s willing to risk it for Luke. His past and connection to her boss is clouded in intrigue, but she knows what he wants, and she plans to star in one of his voyeuristic fantasies.

Ménage a Troys by Holley Trent

At the Den of Sin anything goes, so instead of two newlyweds letting down their guards to finally consummate their marriage of convenience, three people desperate to be touched forge bonds. That’s all well and good for the weekend, but what will shake out of their tentative ménage a trois when it’s time to go home?

Wicked Surrender by Ambrielle Kirk

Kris is tired of spending her nights playing with hard plastic and silicone. She enters the den in search of a man who will indulge her intimate desires only for one night. When she spots Travis Brenden, a bachelor known for both his lucrative business deals and womanizing ways, she used his lack of memory of her as an advantage.

Redeeming The Amazon by L.V. Lewis

Karen hasn’t made love fully unclothed since her double mastectomy and demise of her marriage. Paul once left his heart in Baltimore with a former model, whose crumbling marriage was the only deterrent to his waning honor. A fantast weekend at his uncle’s hotel may give him a second chance with a contemporary Amazon…if her fear of rejection doesn’t become a barrier to their reconnection.

Leave your inhibitions at the door…and turn the page.


Mel Blue is the risque pen name for Melissa Blue. Her writing career started on a typewriter one month after her son was born. This would have been an idyllic situation for a writer if it had been 1985, not 2004. She penned that first contemporary romance, upgraded to a computer and hasn't looked back since.

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Holley Trent is a Carolina girl gone west. Raised in rural coastal North Carolina, Holley Trent has Southern sensibilities, but in 2011 her adventurous spirit drove her to Colorado for new experiences. She writes sassy, quirky contemporary romances and fantasy/paranormal romances set in her home state.

Holley Trent
Multi-published author Ambrielle Kirk writes diverse, edgy and seductive romance: multicultural erotic, paranormal romance, and urban fantasy. A bestselling author in several sub-genres at ARe and Amazon, she has also earned a 2012 Swirl Award in the paranormal category. She's a PAN member of RWA, FF&P special interest chapter of RWA, and co-founder and treasurer of Cultural, Interracial, and Multicultural special interest chapter of RWA.

Ambrielle Kirk
L. V. Lewis is a married, mother of four who lives in South Georgia and works in the Florida Panhandle. A new author who decided stories like Fifty Shades of Grey needed a little more diversity and comedy, penned Fifty Shades of Jungle Fever as a parodied response to those wildly popular books from a woman of color. It became an Amazon Bestseller and won the 2014 OMB Ovation award for Outstanding Debut Author in Urban Literature. Lewis’s love for writing is only eclipsed by her love for her family.

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Brazen Babe Reviews begin its inception in the Year of Our Lord 2014. It's the brain child of two bloggers Ana (Beach Bum Reviews) and Sharonda (SalaciousReads). Here in our lovely little corner of the inter-web, we will share our love of pop culture which will encompass books, movies, TV, make-up and you know life...

Sooo...Relax, have a glass of wine (or whatever your poison is) sit back and enjoy!

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