Blog Tour Round-up – Moment of Clarity by Karen Stivali

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Moment of Clarity by Karen Stivali brought an end to Collin and Tanner’s story from the Moments in Time series. The novella published by Dreamspinner Press has been on a mini tour and the reviews, excerpts, teasers, and interviews published by the many blogs who took part in it brought us closer to these characters and to their author. If, however, you’ve missed the tour, here’s where you can find all the amazing posts I’ve mentioned:

May 6th

Gay.Guy.Reading and Friends
Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words
Rainbow Gold Reviews
Bayou Book Junkie
Cathy Writes Romance
MM Good Book Reviews
The Novel Approach
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Sarah & Kirsty’s Book Reviews
Bloggers From Down Under
Carly’s Book Reviews
multitaskingmommas Book Reviews
V’s Reads

May 7th

Prism Book Alliance®
World of Diversity Fiction
Divine Magazine
Nic Starr
Iyana Jenna
Alina Popescu, Writer

May 8th

3 Chicks After Dark
Moonbeams over Atlanta
Words of Wisdom from The Scarf Princess
Saguaro Moon Reviews
LBM Book Blog
The Naughty Librarians Playground
TTC Books and more
Kim Fielding Writes
Gay Media Reviews
EyesOnBooks’ Next Favorite Reads

Just finding out about the series today? Here’s what it’s all about:

Moment of Clarity hiresMoment of Clarity (Book 3)

Spending the summer together on Fire Island brought Collin and Tanner closer than ever, but back in their conservative college town, challenges confront them at every turn.

As they search for their new normal in their old environment, Collin’s brother Sean surprises them with help when they need it most. But when word about their relationship gets out, trouble erupts with friends and family. When Collin’s relationship with Tanner becomes an issue in his brother’s custody battle and Tanner struggles with his feelings for a heartbroken Wendy, Collin wonders if everyone he cares about would be better off without him in the picture.

In order to save them both, Tanner must make it clear to Collin that their love for each other is all that matters.

Buy Links

Amazon US Amazon UK | DsP | AReB&N

Moment of Impact and Moment of Truth are on sale for 99 cents for a limited time (May 5 -18).

MOIpreviewMoment of Impact (Book 1)

Outside Collin Fitzpatrick’s dorm room is a dangerous place. Beyond his door the students of his small, conservative college think he’s straight, as does his Catholic family who’d disown him if they learned the truth. Inside, he’s safe with his incredibly sexy roommate Tanner D’Amico. Their room makes a perfect place to hide away and fall in love. The moment they cross the line from roommates to lovers, Collin becomes caught between their heavenly passionate encounters and the hellish reality that someone might find out and destroy everything. Tanner’s not used to being so confined, and wants to show the world how much he loves Collin. But Collin’s not sure he’s ready for the impact stepping outside will make.

Buy links

Dreamspinner Press:
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Collin expected to spend another summer fixing cars and working at the college pizzeria. Instead, he’s living in a beach house on Fire Island, waiting tables at a hip seaside restaurant and, for the first time since he and Tanner got together, they can publicly be known as boyfriends. Being “out” takes some getting used to, but with the help of new and old friends, Collin is happier than he ever imagined. And more in love. But newfound freedom brings unexpected challenges, and when friends get flirty, old insecurities arise. Moments of doubt and jealousy threaten their happiness, and Collin and Tanner must confront the truth or risk losing it all.

Buy links

Dreamspinner Press:
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Moments in Time – Series Paperback

Contains books 1, 2, and 3 – Moment of Impact, Moment of Truth, and Moment of Clarity.



Want more? Moment of Silence and Moment of Fate, featuring secondary characters in Collin and Tanner’s story, will be released in late 2015 and early 2016.

About the author

Karen Stivali is a prolific writer, compulsive baker and chocoholic with a penchant for books, movies, and fictional British men. She’s also the multiple award-winning author of contemporary and erotic romances. Her lifelong fascination with people has led her to careers ranging from hand-drawn animator, to party planner, to marriage and family counselor, but writing has always been her passion. Karen enjoys nothing more than following her characters on their journey toward love. Whether the couples are m/f or m/m, it’s guaranteed that Karen’s novels are filled with food, friendship, love, and smoking hot sex—all the best things in life.

When Karen isn’t writing (and often when she is), she can be found on Twitter attempting witty banter and detailing the antics of her fruit-loving cat, BadKitteh. She loves to hear from readers (and other writers), so don’t hesitate to contact/follow/like her at:


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