Author: Ari Augustine

Signs In The Rearview Mirror: Leaving A Toxic Relationship Behind by Kelly Smith — [BOOK REVIEW]

Signs In The Rearview Mirror: Leaving A Toxic Relationship Behind by Kelly Smith — [BOOK REVIE..

Posted February 15, 2018 by Ari Augustine in Book Reviews, Home / 0 Comments

As we enter new relationships, we go in blind. For the most part, we trust until we are given reasons not to. ~ Kelly Smith, Signs In The Rearview Mirror Author: Kelly Smith  Publisher: Sunny Day Publishing LCC   My rating:  ♥♥♥♥♥ Signs In The Rearview Mirror: Leaving Toxic Relationships Behind is a first hand account of how easily we can slip into the worst situations with the best intentions. In her novel, Smith reveals how the tiniest of choices – the ones we scarcely think about – play a large role in where we end up in life, but she shows, through […]

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Tuesday Tbr: Books To Celebrate Black History Month

Tuesday Tbr: Books To Celebrate Black History Month

Posted February 13, 2018 by Ari Augustine in Blog, Book Reviews, Home / 2 Comments

  Let’s take a step back for a second and get real: I lack some serious diversity in my tbr pile. Most of the authors I read are women, Southeast Asian, or white men. Only one of the authors I have on my tbr shelf is anAfrican-American: Octavia Butler. THIS IS NOT OKAY.  IT’S A WHOLE NEW LEVEL OF UNACCEPTABLE. With February being Black History Month, I decided to ask librarians for diverse book recommendations. They hooked me up with some awesome books that celebrate African-American writers. So, let’s talk about the books I’m reading for Black History Month:

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A Mind-Blowing Announcement — OMG, We’re Over The Moon!

A Mind-Blowing Announcement — OMG, We’re Over The Moon!

Posted January 25, 2018 by Ari Augustine in Blog, Home / 0 Comments

♥♥♥ Happy Thursday, Lovely Readers! ♥♥♥ As the weekend rushes to greet us, I cannot help, but freak out. This week I became co-founder of CraftQuest, a YouTube webinar series for writers, with Maria from Crafting Your Novel. We knocked our brains together to create our equivalent version of The View for kickass writers. Our motto? Seriously professional writers gettin’ shit done.   Each month, we’ll be hosting up to 10 writers to discuss the realities of their writing lives, master approaches, and dive into a few open critiques, where we select a couple first pages to review during the live stream. […]

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Robin Hood’s Dawn — [BOOK REVIEW]

Robin Hood’s Dawn — [BOOK REVIEW]

Posted January 25, 2018 by Ari Augustine in Book Reviews, Home / 0 Comments

Author: Olivia Longueville & J.C. Plummer Title: Robin Hood’s Dawn Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Angevin World Publishing LLC Pages: 409 pages Release Date: January 16, 2018 My rating: ♥♥♥♥ Blurb: England, 1154-1194. A kingdom under assault. A conspiracy born of anarchy. A hero standing against tyranny. Falsely convicted of a shocking crime, Robin Fitzooth, the Earl of Huntingdon, finds refuge in Sherwood Forest and becomes Robin Hood. Leading a band of men against the injustices of a malevolent sheriff and his henchmen, Robin begins to unravel a web of treachery threatening the English royal family. As shadowy forces gather to destroy the future of a nation, Robin […]

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Robin Hood’s Dawn Blog Tour: Press Release

Robin Hood’s Dawn Blog Tour: Press Release

Posted January 22, 2018 by Ari Augustine in Blog, Home / 0 Comments

Lovely Readers, In celebration of newly released Robin Hood’s Dawn by Olivia Longueville and J.C. Plummer, I’m pleased to kick off this week’s blog tour with an official press release:   Robin Hood’s Dawn: Book One in the Robin Hood Trilogy By Olivia Longueville and J.C. Plummer A KINGDOM UNDER ASSAULT, A CONSPIRACY BORN OF ANARCHY, AND A HERO STANDING AGAINST TYRANNY A story birthed from both history and folklore— step into a unique retelling of the Robin Hood legend. Set in 12th century England and France, a time of anarchy, intrigue, and turmoil, Robin Hood’s Dawn [Angevin World Publishing, January […]

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Q&A With Author Gini Koch

Q&A With Author Gini Koch

Posted January 21, 2018 by Ari Augustine in Book Reviews, Home / 0 Comments

Alien/Katherine “Kitty” Katt series for DAW Books, the Necropolis Enforcement Files series, and the Martian Alliance Chronicles series. Alien in the House, Book 7 in her long-running Alien series, won the RT Book Reviews Reviewer’s Choice Award as the Best Futuristic Romance of 2013. Book 14, Alien Nation, won the Preditors and Editors Reader’s Choice Award for Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Novel of 2016. Alien Education releases May 2, 2017, and DAW Books has just contracted through Book 20 in the Alien series.Gini Koch lives in Phoenix, Arizona and writes the bestselling fast, fresh and funny For full details […]

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Aliens Abroad By Gini Koch — [Book Review]

Aliens Abroad By Gini Koch — [Book Review]

Posted January 19, 2018 by Ari Augustine in Book Reviews, Bookishly Reviewed, Home / 1 Comment

Author: Gini Koch Title: Aliens Abroad Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: DAW Pages: 560 Release Date: February 6, 2018 My Rating: ♥♥♥♥♥ Blurb: With the human population growing and alien refugees pouring in from around the galaxy, Earth is becoming too overcrowded to sustain itself–and the solar system is filling up with the alien overflow. Advanced technology from the Alpha Centauri and Vatusan systems offers one possible solution. It’s time to explore new planets and see if any uninhabited ones can be claimed.  The President and First Lady, aka Jeff and Kitty Katt-Martini, aren’t supposed to be on this mission, but what looks like […]

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