My rating: 4 of 5 stars
In 2007, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. commented that Americans are “the most entertained and least informed people on the planet.” The best part about Michael Schein’s remarkable work of historical fiction, “Just Deceits – A Historical Courtroom Myst... Read more of this blog post »
In an Octopus's Garden
Joshua and Victoria Matisse are a young couple who, after five years of connubial bliss, remain childless, though not for lack of trying. Their doctor believes their failure is due to stress, so on his advice they decide to take an exten... Read more of this blog post »
Why are you yet clamoring for this correspondence? Can no one else reply to this boy with any success? I swear I am advising Spot as best as I can, but the strange conduit that my postal service has provided me into the future makes me wonder… Besides common sense, what else doesn’t...Read more of this blog post »
First things first:
HERE THERE BE SPOILERS!!
If you haven’t read Move the Sun or Behold the Stars, I’m about to spoil the shit out of them (especially Behold), so, you know…if you care about that, you should stop now.
Now that I’ve self-published a couple of original books, each pre...Read more of this blog post »
From the 8th until the 12th of December, my boxed set of Books 1 - 3 in The Dream Series will be only 99cents!!!!!!
The first 3 books in The Dream Series.
1) The Man of My Dreams (Book 1 in The Dream Series)
WARNING : This book mentions a... Read more of this blog post »
Breezer comes in variety of fruitflavors: lemon, peach, pineapple, apple, ruby grapefruit, l... Read more of this blog post »
Welcome back to Sunday Funday! Over on our Sizzle and Sass facebook page a few days ago, we got into a discussion about the hottest careers romance heroes can have. Now, if you’ve been paying attention at all, you know I like my big badasses. Warriors, bodyguards, firefighters…yum.
Which makes thi...
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
The Justice League of America was the first of several silver age superhero teams. It would be the basis for the popular Super Friends cartoon series in the 1970s. This book collects there 1960 tryout in... Read more of this blog post »
Shooter glowered at Easy over his beer. “Better apologize.”
Easy smirked at him. “For what?” he asked. “Just messing with you.”
The lieutenant shook his head. “Not to me. To Slick.”
Easy rolled his eyes.
“Your funeral,” Shooter replied.
Easy snorted. “Yeah, right.”
Shooter shrugged and jerked his chin...
I migh... Read more of this blog post »
I recently noticed an "upgrade" button on my dashboard. I can't find any news of this change, and in August, Examiner.com reported that KidBlog was indeed still free. Un... Read more of this blog post »
Desprite Measures is ready to go
So here is another little excerpt to keep you going until release on Friday:
“Cassie, meet WynterRain,” said Gloria.
WynterRain. Yeah, right.
“Pleased to meet you, I’m sure,” said the witch. Despite its lyrical Irish lilt, her voice was as rough as the rest o...Read more of this blog post »
Some of you may have already noticed there's been a price increase on the print version of Undying.
And yeah, that sucks.
I promised when I published it that I would keep my books as inexpensive as I possibly could, i.e. keep the print prices at a point where I could at least break even.
That's the...Read more of this blog post »
Neither do I. But I’ll figure it out. Eventually :)
Loving You comes out 12/12/13! Here's another scene from the book. In this one, Jade and Garret are back in Iowa, making dinner at Frank's house.
“Is this some secret recipe?” I ask as I watch Garret add spices to the pot.
“Yeah, and I’m not telling y... Read more of this blog post »
Author: John MacArthur
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Reading Level: Easy
Right off the bat: I was surprised with how much I agreed with MacArthur. Also, if people would have read the book in addition t... Read more of this blog post »
Two years after the first fight for vegan nog supremacy went down, the landscape of dairy-free, egg-free holiday beverages has finally shifted once more. The first change is not a happy one; it seems that the Earth Balance Soy Nog has thrown in the towel, bowing out of the game altogether. This w...Read more of this blog post »
"A civic statue? That's not very Larkinesque. They should have named a bus stop after him or something. Or a phone box full of ads for prostitutes."
"Or put up a statue of him *in* a phone box full of ads for prostitutes."
"A blue plaque on the f... Read more of this blog post »
Welcome back! Here’s what happened this week – in books and posts:
LEGEND Trilogy Box Set by Marie Lu
Thank you so much, Lisa! Your generosity never ceases to amaze me.
Here’s what you missed last week:
Waiting on Wedne...
OK, ok, for those of you who discovered that my blog had gone AWOL on Fri/Sat – the problem is now solved. WordPress have flagged me for ‘spammy links’ (Oh, the shame of it!)
In retaliation I am never posting links again so the spam fairy will never venture around these parts again. Except to pl...Read more of this blog post »
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Angels, shepherds, jolly – jolly!
Snow, and virgins decked in holly:
Other things that end in “olly” -
Christmastime is here!
Feast on pudding, and on turkey:
Yuletide thoughts grow rather murky -
Ancient virgins – who were perky?
Christmastime is here!
Fast away the old year passes;
Relatives top off the...
Picked up a few Cynthia Eden books from NetGalley. So this week’s Smutty Sunday is going to focus on her latest body of work.
1. Fear For Me
The suspense in the book is great. I was kept gu...Read more of this blog post »
It’s a Homoerotic Santa Claus by Orge Navarro! This is the 3rd entry in the Homoerotic Holiday King Pin-Up Challenge. Wanna participate? Instructions are below. :)
*ATTN: ARTISTS/ILLUSTRATORS/CARTOONISTS OF G+/Tumblr/Facebook/DeviantArt/Twitter/etc: it’s the Homoerotic Winter Kings Pin-Up Challeng...Read more of this blog post »
Hi Diana! Sometimes an AD will have a specific idea for the illo, but usually they just give me an article or a brief for me to read & interpret myself. When I’m thinking of an editorial illustration, here’s some steps I take:
1. Read the article well & simplify it down to its core ideas....Read more of this blog post »
This has been a busy week for me even though I haven’t been blog busy. I have also been reading a lot.
I want to introduce you to a couple of people you may or may not know. First, I am reading a book by Patrick O’Bryon titled“Corridor of Darkness”. It is a 20th century Historical Fiction about 19...Read more of this blog post »
Fue una de las mejores experiencias que me han ocurrido, a parte de que pude disfrutar de la feria... Read more of this blog post »
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Wil Wheaton said:
Part of having Imposter Syndrome is believing that people who praise you are dupes, while the people who criticize you can actually see through everything.
And then he said:
If you enjoyed mak...
For the past couple of days I’ve been walking around as if under a spell. Sometimes I spent hours staring at a fixed point, such as the ceiling or a clock. The unabridged audiobook edition of Never Let Me Go gripped me hard from the first...Read more of this blog post »
I am HONORED to announce the Table of Contents for “Tall Tales with Short Cocks 4”:
Kidnapping with Margaret Thatcher
David S. Atkinson
Frequently Asked Questions
Dick... Read more of this blog post »