Astrid 'Artistikem' Cruz


#10 top librarians



Zee Mon...
1,353 books | 708 friends

Gayathr...
391 books | 125 friends

Kristin...
41,642 books | 2,340 friends

Susan A...
281 books | 623 friends

David E...
565 books | 4,997 friends

Hamilto...
203 books | 4,375 friends

Ann Denton
75 books | 206 friends

Tana
1,677 books | 4,923 friends

More friends…



Astrid 'Artistikem' Cruz

Goodreads Author


Born
in Puerto Rico
Website

Twitter

Genre

Member Since
July 2011

URL


Popular Answered Questions

Astrid 'Artistikem' Cruz As much as it wanted but that's if, and only IF, a woodchuck could chuck wood.
Average rating: 3.83 · 110 ratings · 49 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
The Last Superhero

3.72 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Caregiver (The Caregive...

3.77 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Torn (The Caregiver, #2)

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Beast (The Caregiver, #3)

4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
At the Corner of Mars and N...

4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2013
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Caregiver Series Vignet...

4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Four Short Stories by Artis...

3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Turmoil (Episode 1 of The C...

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2015
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Caregiver Vignettes 6-10

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
En la Esquina de Marte y Ne...

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 2014
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Astrid 'Artistikem' Cruz…

In November I interviewed author Stacey Cochran about his book, EDDIE & SUNNY, while it took part in the Kindle Scout program. Back then, I asked all of you nice people to nominate it so it could get published by Amazon and, guess what? It got picked! YES! Now, months later, the book’s digital version has been published through Kindle Press and a paperback version is available thanks to Dow...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on March 17, 2015 06:45 • 33 views
The Caregiver Torn
The Caregiver (2 books)
by
3.82 avg rating — 39 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

The Last Superhero (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:38PM
Description: Even heroes have the right to bleed... Everybody knows that Steven S. Waldorf, the last superhero to roam the Earth, died twenty-eight years ago. What everyone ignores is that not only is he still alive, but being kept under the protection of the United State's government. That until, one night, he finds himself saving a young woman from getting mugged. Giana is no ordinary twenty-nine year old, though. She's witty, badmouthed, and once she's set her focus on something nothing can make her stray from her goal. Even if that means putting her life on the line to save the man she's come to know and love from the nightmares that torment him. Literally.
The Caregiver (The Caregiver, #1) (Mystery & Thrillers)
1 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:37PM
Description: Scarlett Lang always dreamt of becoming an Interpol agent. When her hard work pays off and she's given the chance to work as an undercover agent with London's biggest drug lord, Armand Sayer, she can't help being ecstatic about it. She's employed by Armand's sister (to aid in his recovery from a gun attack) as both caregiver and bodyguard. Her resourcefulness in both areas helps her win much more than Armand's trust, to the dismay of both his right-hand man and her ex-boyfriend / colleague. As she makes her way into the business she swore to help tear down, she's faced with the dilemma of choosing between being loyal to her profession or her heart. And we all know it can't be both.
The Caregiver Series Vignettes (Mystery & Thrillers)
7 chapters   —   updated May 13, 2015 06:35PM
Description: In The Caregiver Series, we follow Interpol agent Scarlett Lang through what would be the most important mission in her career so far: pose as caregiver for London’s biggest drug-lord, Armand Sayer. These are vignettes about her story.

Astrid's Recent Updates

Astrid is now friends with Marileen
Astrid wants to read
Imogene in New Orleans by Hunter Murphy
Imogene in New Orleans
by Hunter Murphy (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Astrid entered a giveaway
Imogene in New Orleans by Hunter Murphy
Imogene in New Orleans
by Hunter Murphy (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Astrid is now following Shane's reviews
36004654
Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
" Stacia wrote: "It began as fan fiction. I guess just not the good kind. :)"

Exactly. :P
"
Astrid wants to read
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Fangirl
by Rainbow Rowell (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Last Superhero by Astrid 'Artistikem' Cruz
"I always wondered how people would react if superheroes were real. Would we be friendly with them? or as usual would we be afraid of these people with superpowers? who might seem so different from us but equals in essence.

In this world created by..." Read more of this review »
Stacia
Stacia is on page 34 of 256 of Waking Up: A lot of background and setup so far.
Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
“Laughter is sunshine, it chases winter from the human face.”
Victor Hugo
More of Astrid's books…
“I write because, if I don't, my characters will murder me in my sleep.”
Astrid 'Artistikem' Cruz

“I don't write crime fiction. I write romances between fucked up people that happen to be active criminals.”
Astrid 'Artistikem' Cruz

“Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.”
Charles Bukowski

“I write because, if I don't, my characters will murder me in my sleep.”
Astrid 'Artistikem' Cruz

“Write it. Shoot it. Publish it. Crochet it, sauté it, whatever. MAKE.”
Joss Whedon

“It isn't easy to accept that suffering can also be beautiful... it's difficult. It's something you can only understand if you dig deeply into yourself.”
Rainer Werner Fassbinder

“People are terrible. They can bear anything. Anything! People are hard and brutal. And everyone is disposable. Everyone! That's the lesson.”
Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Plays

62777 Books, Blogs, Authors and More — 3602 members — last activity 12 hours, 52 min ago
Need a place to advertise your blog? You can do that here. Need a place to advertise your book? You can do that here. Need a place to discuss books? Y ...more
60696 Making Connections — 10111 members — last activity 39 minutes ago
Over 1000 books listed to Read & Review.....come join us. This is a place for Authors, Bloggers, Publishers, Reviewers, Book Tours, Giveaways, and Int ...more
26989 Goodreads Authors/Readers — 24366 members — last activity 2 hours, 41 min ago
This group is dedicated to connecting readers with Goodreads authors. It is divided by genres, and includes folders for writing resources, book websit ...more
30887 Basically Books! — 1801 members — last activity Jun 25, 2016 01:39AM
Run by 4 GR friends, Basically Books is a place for booklovers who like to read, write and chat about anything. Read, Review, Relish
19126 The Mystery, Crime, and Thriller Group — 13943 members — last activity 6 minutes ago
Jun 2016/ Jul 2016 Group Reads - The Killing Season by Mason Cross and The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain _ _ _ _ _ “It was a dark and st ...more
50920 Beta Reader Group — 7616 members — last activity 2 hours, 7 min ago
A place to connect writers with Beta readers. Sometimes writers get so involved in the plot they can't see the wood for the trees. Hang on a sec'--tha ...more
62450 The Nexus — 1122 members — last activity 10 hours, 42 min ago
Book Group - All Genre's: Action and Adventure,Chick Lit,Fiction, Contemporary,Crime,Fantasy,Horror,Humour,Women's Fictions,Literary Fiction,Mystery,R ...more
7687 Bloggers Unite™ — 1658 members — last activity 18 hours, 20 min ago
For those who blog or love to read them! Let’s open up the world of blogging and have lots of fun doing it; please join our Group. Everyone is welcome ...more
25x33 Men's Fiction — 6 members — last activity Mar 29, 2013 06:39PM
A place to discuss in a non-sexist way, books that impact on men.
25x33 Puerto Rico — 212 members — last activity Oct 23, 2015 11:09AM
This is for people that LOVE Puerto Rico, is from Puerto Rico, and Live and Puerto Rico!!! You can obviouly join anyway, even if you don't know were P ...more
More of Astrid’s groups…



Comments (showing 1-8)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

Astrid Haha, thanks Hunter! At first it didn't feel so good but then, every author gets them so why bother? Best of luck with your book! :D


Hunter Murphy Hiya, Astrid. Thanks for connecting. I loved your tweet: "First bad review of new book. I feel complete now. :)" Good one. My book's only been out for two weeks. Soon enough, I'll be able to feel complete too. :)


Astrid My pleasure, Becca!!


message 5: by Becca

Becca Mills Thanks for friending me, Astrid! :)


Astrid Zee wrote: "Hi Astrid! Lovely to meet you :)"

My pleasure, Zee!


message 3: by Zee

Zee Monodee Hi Astrid! Lovely to meet you :)


Astrid Jason wrote: "thanks for the friend request!"

Anytime! ;)


message 1: by J.C.

J.C. thanks for the friend request!


back to top