Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Blog Tour ~ The Book Waitress by Deena Remiel

I am giddy SQUEE excited.
Yep, I know I say that a lot but this ... this is DEENA REMIEL! She's the author that brings you the UBER sexy Brethren series and swoony reads such as Picture Perfect, and Ghost of a Chance. When she announced she was publishing a brand new series I couldn't wait .... and ta-da here it is! I'm grateful to be a stop on her blog tour and that I had the chance to review The Book Waitress  - I. Loved. It! And here's why ....

My Review

Wow. Wow. Wow. Mega Wow.

I'm used to swooning whenever I read something by Deena Remiel, and The Book Waitress was no different. I loved the concept behind the book - a shy woman who takes a job in a library and gets WAY more than she bargained for. Mystery and intrigue with foul plots abound and yes ... a VERY sexy man is involved.

Camille doesn't like people, prefering books, so working in the library is the perfect occupation. But everything isn't as it seems - from the bizarre behavior of her coworkers to resident ghosts that love to mess around with her. When she meets Derek, things start to heat up and she finds herself caught in an investigation that surprisingly involves ... HER.

I really loved the characters in this book. Camille and Derek were the perfect blend of humor and shy cuteness - you wanted them to get together. They complimented one another and I loved watching everything unfold. I got the feeling I was glimpsing something special .. you know, the budding romance and newness when you discover "Wow, you make me light headed and weak at the knees ... look my hands tremble when you're near." I can't wait to see how this series progresses because I know the spark between Camille and Derek will keep growing and growing.

Okay. Usually its the hero that has me swooning, so I was a little surprised by this but HOLY HECK ... I loved, loved, loved the villian in The Book Waitress. Victor was completely SINISTER. Deena Remiel can write evil like no other ... she held NOTHING back and dived straight into Hell to deliver us perfection. He was menacing. He was callous. He was cold and unfeeling. He was DELICIOUS. The creep factor that radiated off the pages he was on made my skin crawl, his actions toward the end made me want to vomit. Hahaha ... and I LOVED IT. Victor was the character that put this story over the top and had me thinking of the story weeks after I finished it. I know, I'm a freak but hey, I embrace it.

This is definitely a book you want to read. It has everything in it from romance to mystery to horror to the supernatural. Deena Remiel knows exactly how to ellicit emotion from her readers and delivers a story that will leave you begging for more. Grab a copy of the book and don't forget to tip your waitress - she's been through Hell <3
Rating - 5 STARS

Camille Dutton learned early in life Satan was not to be trifled with. Escaping his evil clutches as a child, he's come back with a vengeance for her now. Derek Galloway's inquisitive nature has led him to be an award-winning investigative reporter and straight into the path of pure evil.

When a child vanishes from a sleepy island town, Camille, its subdued librarian, becomes embroiled in Derek's investigation. A satanic cult has plans for the child, while Satan has plans for Camille and the rest of the world. Amidst evil of the most supernatural and human kind, Derek and Camille find a shred of light and goodness in the form of their budding relationship.

First in the Book Waitress Series, the portal between Hell and Earth will be torn asunder, and it will take everything Camille and Derek have and then some to close it. Satan won't go down easy, but nothing worth everything comes without a price.
Book Buying Links - 99c only

About Deena Remiel
It was the mystique of Arizona’s history and landscape that called to Deena and catapulted her career as an author. When she’s not writing romance novels and poetry in the wee, small hours of the morning or in the deep, dark of night, Deena teaches language arts to middle school students. She currently lives in Gilbert with her husband and two children, but New Jersey will always tug at her heartstrings. She loves connecting with her fans, so find her at deenaremiel.com.
Book Waitress fan page link: https://www.facebook.com/TheBookWaitress
Deena Remiel's Place: www.deenaremiel.com


Deena said...

ROFL!!! "Don't forget to tip your waitress, she's been through Hell!" OMG, Belinda, I LOVE IT! What a fantastic line! And what a phenomenal review! Many thanks for taking the time out of your hugely busy schedule to host AND review The Book Waitress. It means the world to me.

Paranormal Opinion said...

Sounds great!! I definitely had to add it to my TBR list :)

Vince Fury said...

Reading is passion, this one will be added to my list. Anyway, does anyone here had the chance to visit a nightclub with topless waiters in melbourne?

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