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Pink’s Review and Interview featuring Megan Gaudino’s Never Kiss and Tell (Guardian Kiss #2) with a rafflecopter giveaway! @mkgaud

 

NEVER KISS AND Tell
(Guardian
Kiss, 2)
by Megan
Gaudino
Romance/Paranormal/Teen
72K/Evernight
Teen Publishing
Sophia Destino has a target on her back.  Someone
is determined to make sure 
she doesn’t see tomorrow. 
When Leo takes off on a dangerous mission  to track down her attacker, Sophia is left to deal with a life that’s been turned upside down. 
Then she discovers her importance to guardian legend. She thought she was strong. She thought she could trust Leo.
Until she discovers that her biggest fear is Leo’s greatest desire. 
Leo wants to be human again, and Sophia is the key to him doing just that. But should she risk everything for Leo and their happily ever after, or has Leo been tricking her all along to get what he wants?
Buy Links:
Evernight
Teen
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14+ due to adult situations
Excerpt:
“Don’t be afraid.” Leo’s deep voice wrapped around me like velvet.
I bolted to the light switch and flicked it up. Was my mind playing tricks on me?
“Leo…” It was barely a whisper and held a hint of a question.
“My Sophia.”
He stood up and held his arms out to me, just waiting. Waiting was something I’d done a lot of for Leo. I kept my spot by the door, with hopes so high they could kill me. He looked the same—out-of-this-world hot, and fortunately not injured in any way my eyes could detect. He wore severely distressed light-washed jeans and a plain black V-neck. His flaxen hair curled wildly around his face and his lips were tight.
The look was so good on him I almost couldn’t take it. The dark look on his face told me he was feeling exactly the same way about me and my dress. Without knowing who made the first move, I ended up in his arms. Leo held me close to his chest as my feet no longer touched the ground. I clung to him with
everything in me, not caring how hot his flesh felt against mine and forgetting to be angry with him for being gone so long.
“I missed you,” he told me as his hand cupped the back of my head while his other supported the entirety of my weight.
“I missed you more, I bet,” I told him, believing my words to be true. There were so many thoughts swirling in my head.
“Impossible.”
He sat us down on the edge of the bed and cradled me in his lap since I refused to end our hug.
“Well, you could at least see me.” I had to point out the obvious. I’d had no way of knowing if he was even alive.
Leo gently nudged my head up with his shoulder and tilted my chin with his burning fingers
until it was level with his. “I’m sorry I left you.”
Before I answered, his lips caught mine in a crushing kiss. My hands buried themselves in his hair and held his face as close to mine as possible. My heart was beating so loudly I was sure he could hear it and I couldn’t breathe but it didn’t seem to matter.
Leo’s mouth only left mine to kiss my shoulder, then trailed down to my arm. Where his lips
met my skin, visible puffs of steam appeared.
“Oh, God.”
He groaned and tried to pull away from me.
“No,” I told him as I tried to keep him close. 
“I’m hurting you.” He brushed the hair away from my eyes, just barely touching me.
“Stopping would hurt me.”
My words were all it took for his lips to be back on mine. Leo fell back on the bed and pulled me with him. First I was on top of him. Then all of a sudden Leo was on top. My hands pressed into his back with all the strength I had as I pulled him closer to me.

Top ten things you don’t know about me:

1.  Cotton or Silk?

Cotton! But I do like silk pillowcases because they are better for curly hair.

  1. Champagne/beer/wine?

Yes. All of them.

  1. Plotter/pantser

Pantser. Though lately I’ve been planning things a bit more…

  1. Describe your workspace

I have a lovely little desk in my bedroom but I hardly ever write there. I usually write in my bed, propped up on a hundred pillows with a lap desk. It works for me.

  1. Sports fan or just tolerate it?

Fan. Particularly football and hockey.

  1. Who is your biggest influence on writing?

Probably the author of the last book I read. I fall in love with books so easily and get inspired from each one I read.

  1. Favorite food –

Tacos!


  1. When did you start writing?  

Probably a bit later than most people. I started telling stories when I was young, three of four, but I didn’t start writing them down until I was in college.

  1. If money were no object, where would you like to live?

Honestly, probably in a really cute tiny house on wheels. That way I could drive anywhere and everywhere without leaving home.


  1. What’s next for you?  

I’m jumping right into editing the final installment in the Guardian Kiss series as well as working on some brand new projects that I’m really excited about!

Thanks so much for hosting me! XX

bookreview

As most know, YA fantasy/paranormal is NOT my go-to genre to read.  When I was approached to see if I had time to read the books, I though sure.  Why not?  I need to get out of my comfort zone.  What I didn’t anticipate is loving the characters so much and then getting PISSED off that I have to wait for the last/conclusion of their story.  Grrrr….Harlie hates that, Pink does not.  Doesn’t matter what genre it is in, Harlie hates it but I don’t.  Will I be waiting on pins and needles for the last book?  You bet because I’m totally invested in Leo and Sophia.  Like totally…

I know you are probably thinking then why the negativity at the beginning?  Just to warn readers that 1) You have to read them order, 2) The story continues 3) You will be frustrated because they just END 4) Then you will swoon because…well, Leo and Felix.  Aiden can suck it.  There I said it.  Harlie will NOT be happy but I don’t care.  Ms. Gaudino has written a series that I can sink my teeth into.   Again, I, Pink, don’t read a lot in this genre but I loved it.

The world building is awesome and the characters are real.  Yes, as in realistic.  Sophis is having to deal with a lot on her plate and then having to deal with almost dying and then the problem with an ex-boyfriend and then Leo!  Oh and then Felix is sniffing around her too and Leo’s NOT happy.  I might sound like there is a bunch going on and in some ways it is but the core of the story is Sophia and Leo.  It’s sweet and appropriate for the couple.

I need my Leo and Sophia fix now.  I HAVE to know how it all plays out in the end.  Grrr…Pink, just like Harlie, is not patient.

PINK, Harlie’s baby sister

 4.5harlies
recommend-harlies- new

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Books 1 and 2 now available HERE

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About the Author:
Megan Gaudino works in a high school
library by day and on her own books by night. She is particularly fond of every
show on HBO and writes YA and NA novels full of emotions. Megan lives in
Pittsburgh where you can find her reading, writing, and Instagraming.
Instagram- https://instagram.com/mkgaud/       
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Giveaway:
$15 Amazon gift card, a From the Page Leo’s Scent candle, a
Craft’dVan custom magnetic bookmark, 
and some
healing crystal’s used in the book

a Rafflecopter giveaway

 

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