Monday, May 19, 2014

A Matter of Forever- Blog Tour

I'm excited to bring you my review of A Matter of Forever, the fourth and final installment of Heather Lyon's wonderful Fate Series!!! 

A Matter of Forever by Heather Lyons

It all comes down to this . . .

Chloe Lilywhite has struggled for years to find her footing in a series of dangerous and demanding worlds. Creator, first tier Council member, and one of the most powerful Magicals in existence, she was little more than one of Fate’s pawns. But now, Chloe is back home and ready to call the shots. She knows what she wants and who she wants to be.

Except the Elders never got the memo.

Annar and Magical-kind are under attack. The lives of Chloe’s loved ones, and life as they know it, are at stake. Chloe's the key to taking the Elders down, but they won't go quietly into the night.

This time, neither will Chloe.

*This is a New Adult title, suitable for readers 18+.

This review doesn't contain spoilers for A Matter of Forever, but if you haven't read the series, you might be a bit lost. I suggest checking out my reviews of the other books and then I also suggest you juts pick up the books, you won't regret it because they are AMAZING! 

A Matter of Forever Review: 
I don't even know how to state how wonderful this series is and how heart wrenching this last book was for me.  I had to sit with this story for a few days to truly take it all in. I was scared to start, knowing what Chloe, Jonah, and Kellan had to deal with. I devoured this book in almost one setting. I was an emotional mess through it all as Chloe finally finds her forever. 

The last ten percent? Tears. I was in major tears. What I loved about this final book was that Heather was true to her story and while some decisions were hard, they had to be made. The final book in series can be hard to write, so bravo to Heather to delivering a gut wrenching conclusion to Chloe's journey. 

This book has it all, action, romance, and trust me when I say each book brings you through a range of emotions that finds you happy and sad in only a few moments. I felt for these characters like I knew them in real life and all I wanted was for every character to have their HEA. There were no villains in this story (minus the elders- creepy fellows if I might add).

In the end, I was truly moved by this journey Chloe goes on and I loved watching her grow into this strong, independent woman, loved by many. I loved how Heather explores connections and the love we have for one another and how in many cases, love is complicated and messy and wonderful all at the same time. 

I will say at the end, I wanted more and I wasn't ready to let certain characters go, but I understood the choices that were made, even if they were hard choices that left me in a puddle of tears. 


About the Author 

Heather Lyons has always had a thing for words—She’s been writing stories since she was a kid. In addition to writing, she’s also been an archaeologist and a teacher. Heather is a rabid music fan, as evidenced by her (mostly) music-centric blog, and she’s married to an even larger music snob. They’re happily raising three kids who are mini music fiends who love to read and be read to.

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

My next writing adventure...

A book update!!! Finding June has been out for 2 months and currently on a review tour with Between the Sheets Promotion and you can follow along with the tour (as well as enter the giveaway for Amazon gift cards) here: Finding June Review Tour May 5-9

When I wrote Finding June, I had no plans to continue on with June and Reece's story or with the characters I created. As I am sure most authors find out, I wasn't ready to let go of these characters I had created. They had more to say. So, I decided to write two more books about these characters!!! As well as named the series.

The Tell Me Series 

Finding June- Tell me your story....

Being Jolene- Tell me your secrets....

Seeing Hannah- Tell me your fears....

:) If you've read Finding June, you've might have gotten a glimpse into what these stories could possible be about. First up is Being Jolene. I am so excited to share Jolene's story with you! My plan is to have a late Fall release, but I'm not promising anything. If you follow my blog and this post here you'll know that my husband and I are living a bit of a gypsy lifestyle. Long story short, we are spending the next 4-5 months in central Idaho (where I had planned on setting Jo's book anyways! Yay for happy coincidences) and after that we have NO idea where we will be or where we are working. So bear with me but know I am hard at work on working on Jolene's book.

Jo's book is much different than June's. Jo has secrets. I found this on pinterest and I LOVE it for Jo's story. LOVE.

And I can't wait till you all read this book. AND for those who want more June and Reece, no worries, trust me, there story isn't over yet either and you will see that in Jo's story and Hannah's!!!  While you wait make sure to three things:

1- Add Being Jolene to your Goodreads TBR----- Add Here

2. Spread the word! If you loved Finding June, spread the work about June's story and Jo's!!

3. Check out Being Jolene's Pinterest Board!