Every Monday, I do a New Series Alert post (when applicable), and Tuesday is the day for my pick of the week post (again, when there is one). I am thinking about adding another weekly or bi-weekly feature where I highlight a new, new-to-me, or reader recommended author. Maybe under the Author Spotlight heading I have used before, like I did last week for Julie McElwain and her new book, A Murder In Time. Does a regular feature sound like something you would be interested in? What about spots on authors who request I feature their books in publicity tours and that sort of thing? Do you have any preference?
As we head into another year, it is time to take a look back at what stood out in 2014. Most of my choices will surprise no one, since I have my favorites and I am not shy about going on, and on, and on about them, but it never hurts to give a shout… Continue reading 2014…A Year in Review
Dammit, I am needy this week. I am starting the overhaul of the Patricia Briggs author section, and I was slammed in the face with the fact that I have not included any graphic novel information for any authors. I know Cassandra Clare has some for her Shadowhunter world, and Patricia Briggs has several for… Continue reading Graphic Novel Adaptations…Yes or No?
So, I have hit what for me as a reader is a big pain in the butt. I am chugging along, reading Kelley Armstrong‘s Women of the Otherworld series (which I have really been enjoying), and then I hit a dud. Well, maybe dud is overstating things, but Haunted just isn’t doing it for me.… Continue reading Hitting a Roadblock…
First off, I have a quick question sent over by Peggy. She is heading to the Immortal book signing by J.R. Ward (lucky), and she was wondering if the books sold there were offered at discount or full price? I haven’t been to a book signing, so I had no clue. Can anyone else help… Continue reading Deceptions Cover Reveal…and a Reader Question
For the last little while, I have been noticing a slight change in my reading habits – or rather, in who I have been looking forward to reading. As I have bored everyone with for the last few weeks, my total disinterest in Kresley Cole‘s Dark Skye is something that I never, ever would’ve saw… Continue reading Love Them, Love Them Not…
A couple of readers have sent me questions over the past little while, and no matter how much I have dug I can’t seem to find any answers. So, lets see if maybe you have… Is there any sign of a new Breeds book from Lora Leigh? Her website is a pain, and it still… Continue reading Have you Heard?
Tina Folker (hey Tina) had a question I couldn’t help with, so we once again take it to the experts. Tina was wondering if there are any authors who ever do signings in Australia, or any author conventions? Also, Tina was hoping to put together a list of some good Australian paranormal/romance authors, if you… Continue reading Reader Question…
Authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare are teaming up for a 5-book series called The Magisterium, which will focus on reluctant but magically gifted Callum Hunt. At first glance, one can’t help but draw comparisons to the other magical boy sent to a magic school. You know the one I mean. So, the question is,… Continue reading Will you be checking out The Magisterium?
One of my long winded, probably pointless rants ahead. Be warned. Way back in probably 2010, I discovered the online book retailer The Book Depository. Not an earth-shattering event for most people, but as one who buys books on a very regular basis, finding a site where there was not only a significant discount but… Continue reading The Book Depository…Discount No More