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…And the stars pour…

23 Jun

Lately I feel like all the stars have aligned for all the love and recognition my books get. I got a note from Carmen Stefanescu, a dear friend of mine who happens to be a fellow Romanian author as well letting me know how much she enjoyed reading BORN IN VENGEANCE. She calls it, “Gripping. Fast paced. Cami Miron Skiba has offered the readers a quick and entertaining read and I am definitely looking forward to the next book in the series. I highly recommend it to those who love a historical/light romance story, and give it five stars.”

BIV COVER

I can’t thank Carmen enough for the love she showed my book. For her full review click here. And while you are on her blog, look around at her works. If you are a fan of paranormal genre, Carmen’s debut novel called Shadows of the Past might be of interest to you. 

Happy reading!

PSYCHED– Juli Caldwell’s newest release

10 Jun
We start this week with my dear friend and awesome critique partner Juli Caldwell presenting us her latest release, PSYCHED. I absolutely love the cover.
Here is the deal: When Juli introduced our group to her story I literally was in awe struck by her abilities to be such an incredible narrator, mystery builder, character creator and tension designer. I warned her that if I start sleeping with the lights on because of her book she’ll be in doodoo. Well, once I finished the book, I turned them off, but I now leave the hallway nightlight on and HATE to go potty middle of the night afraid some damn demon lurks out there. I hope she’s proud of herself.
If I’d have to choose one word and one word only to describe this novel I’d say: gripping. But I wouldn’t do it justice because Juli wrote a novel that was much more than that: it was fascinating, thrilling, scary, intriguing, mysterious, detailed. For those of you loving suspense, paranormal, thriller mixed with a hint of romance this novel is definitely for you. For my full review click here.
And now, without further ado, I give you PSYCHED.

 
Cover Art by Morteque

You can find it on Amazon, and look for it soon in paperback!

So far, great reviews for Psyched!

This is one of those books you just can’t put down. What I
love about Psyched in addition to a great, spooky story is strong characters
and narrative voice. Aisi is the most awesome chick, strong-willed, sassy, and
deals with some crazy stuff happening with a spunkiness that I loved…
Psyched is well-written, riveting,
surprising and genre-busting. Teens will love this book, but it definitely has
a more wide-ranging appeal
.”
and…
Aisi Turay is one awesome girl. She
has power to see the dead…as in their souls…This is a great read, filled
with suspense. I NEVER knew from one chapter to the next what was happening. It
is well written and a very enjoyable…and a bit scary!

Psyched is part ghost story, part suspense, part demon-hunting thriller, part budding romance, the story of a girl named Aisi who’s doing her best to keep it together for her wreck of a family. She is smart, sassy, and sarcastic enough to keep things interesting. When she meets Vance on the single worst day of her life, she finds a guy who just might be the first person ever to get her, to believe in her, and to out-random her with bizarre observations at the worst possible moment. There’s just something about him that she knows she can trust.

Together, Aisi and Vance wander through the memories of others to unlock the secrets of her past while battling a demon who wants to ensure she never finds what she’s looking for. Aisi vanquishes demons all the time, but Malus Indolus is too strong. And he has plans for her…and her family.

Psyched is Juli’s second novel, the first as an indie writer,
and her first experiment with her true love as a reader: paranormal
fiction. Her debut novel Beyond Perfection is also available.

You can find Juli on her webpage, Twitter, Facebook,  and blog.

A bouchet of stars for Born In Vengeance and Born In Sin

22 May

I’m on the road! For three days I’ll be hosted by Orchita @ If The Book Fits talking books. Thank you, Orchita, for being such a great host!

What has Orchita planned?

Well, for the first day we’ll read her review for BORN IN VENGEANCE (Dacian Legends, Book #1) previously published with the title I Was Here–Before You Came and see how she liked it. In a few words she finds it: “5-stars, and those of you who have followed my reviews and ratings on goodreads KNOW how rare that is of late. Read it, rate it, tell your friends to read it, because it’s one of the best non-modern novels I’ve read as of late.” For the whole review click here.

BIV COVER

Tomorrow will spend time reading her review of BORN IN SIN (Dacian Legends, #2) coming out May 30th. She calls it, “One of the most major factors that can make or break a historical (in my opinion) is its authenticity. Like with Born in Vengeance, Cami gets it right.” Find the full review here.

BIS-web COVER

And Friday I will answer to the question: “What was it about that time period that drew your attention?” Sounds fun? I hope so.

Oh, and before I forget, remember to enter the rafflecopter on her blog associated with the reviews for your chance to win e-copies of both BORN IN VENGEANCE and BORN IN SIN.

Happy reading!

The Show Must Go On–Book Tour Stop @ Reading, Eating & Dreaming

28 Feb

I almost feel I’m out of my element with the few days off from my book tour. But here we are again, picking up at Reading, Eating & Dreaming for a wonderful 4 stars review: “WOW! A World Apart by Camelia Miron Skiba is a MUST READ. It’s a powerful and emotional story by an extremely talented author. Camelia Miron Skiba AMAZES ME.  Her stories are unique and spellbinding, cultural diversity can be found in both of her novels, her writing style is eloquent,  and English is her THIRD LANGUAGE. WOW. I have read and adored both of Camelia Miron Skiba’s novels: HiddenHeart(March 2011) and A World Apart (December 2011), and I cannot wait to discover more from her in the future.”

Can’t thank Morgan enough for the wonderful words!

Happy Tuesday!