Smutacular Halloween Giveaway Blog Tour

The Book Tart is beyond thrilled to welcome the delightfully smexy Smutketeers for today’s stop on their hop. The girls each have recent releases… or out soon in Robin’s case 🙂

To celebrate all the smutty goodness and Halloween too, the girls want to share about their new titles and give away treats.


Take a look at R.G. Alexander’s newest book, Wicked Release

Robin’s brand spankin’ new holiday treat, FrankenDom (10/29)

Eden’s re-release of her Edge series

Crystal’s 2nd Revved Up title, All Tangled Up


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Saturday Reads Book Blogger Meme #7

 Yay! My first meme thingie 😛 I adore Nix from Scorching Book Reviews and when I checked out her Saturday read last week I saw this adorable button and coveted it lol Soooo, I signed up. We are supposed to share a book we’ve recently read that we recommend the most. *sigh* that’s hard! I love, love, love to read but I’ve been crazy busy and have posted reviews and recommended everything I’ve read this week.

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Cornucopia of YA~ Review of Breed of Innocence

Queen of Tarts Review of

Breed of Innocence

by Lanie Jordan


Breed of Innocence is a young adult novel by Lanie Jordan. But <g> I know lots of adults who read YA and teens who don’t stick with young adult fiction… Really, it’s all about the story. And this is a good one. I loved this book!  Jade is a very relatable heroine. I enjoyed her thought process and how she looked at situations. I felt that she was very strong and courageous. She’s been through a horrible trauma that left her family dead. Yes, she wants revenge for the horror that has changed her life. But she’s living in foster care and just trying to survive it till she’s 18 and can really try to track down the thing that devastated her life.

“I’m a sixteen-year-old living in a group home because no one wanted me. I’ve got ‘authority issues’—” I used air quotes. “—a bad temper, and an awesome attitude that no one else seems to think is all that awesome.”

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Moonlight Masquerade Giveaway Day 2~ Fairy Costume Spotlight

beach-1-3-1Moonlight Masquerade Giveaway hop!

Hosted by My Secret Romance and

Day Dreaming

Do you have a secret crush you’re afraid to reveal yourself to? Worried they’ll be either too sweet or too sour?

Does the thought of hiding behind a mask excite you?

Welcome to day 2 of the Moonlight Masquerade Giveaway Hop!

I am giving away a 6 book digital collection of Maggie Shayne’s vampire series Wings of the Night Vol. 1 

The Rafflecopter is on the bottom of the post and to enter please tell me your fav vampire book or,

 if you enterered yesterday, feel free to enter again and you can tell me a fav fairy tale AND I want an S word too.

More details on the first day of the hop 🙂

I told you yesterday that I love to dress up and because Halloween almost here I am using it an excuse to share some of my costume pics…

Do you love to dress up? What are you doing for Halloween this year?

My Fairy Costume 


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Interview with Lanie Jordan! + Contest!

I am ecstatic to have Lanie Jordan visit The Book Tart… I might not ever let her leave *practices my evil laughter* *cough! cough* She is sweet and snarky and very helpful and nice and she’s up super late and answers my questions in the middle of the night AND she’s writes brilliantly! I LOVE her young adult novel Breed of Innocence. I had bought it before I even really knew who she was, I just liked the synopsis. I’m so glad I did. It has creative, fascinating world building and a relatable heroine. I want more. Yesterday! I will post my review tomorrow 🙂

Sooo, settle it. Grab some snacks and listen in on our visit….

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Moonlight Masquerade Giveaway Hop~Hop~Hop

 beach-1-3-1Moonlight Masquerade Giveaway hop!

Hosted by My Secret Romance and

Day Dreaming

Do you have a secret crush you’re afraid to reveal yourself to? Worried they’ll be either too sweet or too sour? 

Does the thought of hiding behind a mask excite you? 

Would you like to  fall under the spell of a brooding dark vampire and let him sink his  fangs into you?

Or how about a sexy shifter built thick and hard that you’re just dying to pounce on?

Well then, come join us as we celebrate all  those things

that are wicked on Halloween!


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Shiloh Walker’s Stolen Book Tour~ Theft from Vivian Arend!!!

Some of you have probably heard how stressful things get for an author when they are getting ready for a new release. Shiloh Walker’s latest book STOLEN is due out… and, well.  She didn’t handle the stress well this time.  She went on a crime spree*…she hit fellow authors Thea Harrison, Vivian Arend, Larissa Ione, Carolyn Crane and Devon Monk.  She held them up and swiped secrets and goodies.  She keeps the secrets, but you get the goodies.  Well, maybe a few secrets will slip out.

*This is all very tongue in cheek.  Shiloh didn’t really snap.  Well.  Maybe she did.  But no theft, larceny or other illegal activities were involved. No authors were harmed.  Even though she’s still trying to figure out how to steal a couple of characters.

Continuing on my life of crime…if you want to catch up with where I’ve been, please visit Shiloh’s site.


Shiloh: Today, I’ll tell you about what I’ll swiped from Vivian and the secrets I managed to get from her…now I got some fun secrets, but those secrets, she made me keep mum on (remember, we all made a deal) and the stuff I managed to figure out on my own to share with everybody…well, her characters wouldn’t steal from anybody so I had to swipe two prizes to make up for it.  I couldn’t get any dirty laundry on them.

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The Book Tart Episode 19~ Reading from Breed of Innocence

Here at The Book Tart we are having a Cornucopia of Young Adult fiction or COYA (ha!) celebration. Click HERE or on the Cornucopia button → and be sure to enter for a chance to win a $25 gift card.

I have been reading some excellent YA books for this event and one of them is Lanie Jordan’s Breed of Innocence It’s an engrossing urban fantasy story, take a listen to this excerpt. 🙂

Oh! come back tomorrow to see me pin Lainey to my virtual interview couch.

(((hugs))) Kat

The Queen of Tarts

Mister Postman, My Book Haul

This will be a short post. Sadly enough 🙁 I didn’t get a chance to buy anything really this week… I know! Shocking 😛


Play with my New Fiction Release Database and take a look at the 2700+ books listed for October.You can use the advanced search filter to see just print or ebook to narrow that sucker down. It’s kinda a daunting list! I’m working on ways to make it more usable and still begging my guys for a wish list. I’m tired of being old school and writing down the books I want. <g>

Here’s my (tiny) book haul <g> Click on the covers for more info.

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New Releases, October 23rd

 Woohoo! There are 170 new books out today. Click HERE to see the compete list. The database for October is MASSIVE! There’s more than 2700 ebook and print titles listed! Please use the  Advanced Search page and select the format, genre, month to narrow the list down.

I really want my DB to be as complete as possible cause I have a need to know what books are coming out. I really, really want to know 🙂  Please CONTACT ME if you are waiting for a book that isn’t in my database. I need to fix it!

At The Book Tart we are celebrating young adult fiction and you can enter for a chance to win a $25 gift card! Click HERE or on the Cornucopia button on the right. 🙂

There are more contests too click HERE

(((hugs))) Kat

The Queen of Tarts

28 books that got my attention. Click on the covers for info 🙂

My Kind of Christmas (A Virgin River Novel)  by Robyn CarrThe Parasol Protectorate Boxed Set: Soulless, Changeless, Blameless, Heartless and Timeless  by Gail Carriger

After Moonrise: Possessed\Haunted by P. C. Cast

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