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Gone Girl
Gillian Flynn is an amazing writer. I loved this story "Gone Girl" from start to finish. As a writer, I love the way she wields her craft and provides ...more
Aug 17, 2012
Jul 31, 2012
This Much is True (Truth in Lies, #1)
A few questions and answers about my latest novel release This Much Is True

Q.This Much Is True handles some pretty heavy subject manner. How did you g
Aug 11, 2013
Aug 15, 2013
Never Never (Never Never, #1)
I don't like cliffhangers. Let's just get that out of the way first. I don't like to read them and I try not to write them (so far I haven't. Never sa ...more
Jan 08, 2015
Jan 08, 2015
Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades, #1)
P.A.Lupton recommended this book to me.
For selfish reasons, I took her up on her recommendation of this book. I hadn't read erotica fiction before and
Oct 30, 2011
Oct 28, 2011
The Sea of Tranquility
LOVED IT!!!!!! I just finished reading The Sea of Tranquility for the second time. I have more to say, but I have to think about how to give my review ...more
Feb 09, 2013
Nov 06, 2012
The Bronze Horseman (The Bronze Horseman, #1)
5+ Stars - I LOVED this book.

Paullina Simons is a gifted writer. This is a riveting tale of two people, Tatiana and Alexander, and their story of the
Apr 17, 2013
Oct 09, 2012
Thoughtless (Thoughtless, #1)
The title is apropos ~ Thoughtless. It almost serves as a warning sign. I seriously thought about doing a DNF (did not finish) status, but I gutted it ...more
Jan 26, 2013
Nov 20, 2012
Sins & Needles (The Artists Trilogy, #1)
Sins & Needles (The Artists Trilogy, #1) is a fantastic novel. I loved it! It's different than all these angsty reads out there. Oh yes, it has an ...more
Feb 11, 2013
Jan 31, 2013
Barely Breathing (Breathing, #2)
Left breathless in Reason To Breathe, I quickly picked up Barely Breathing and got immersed in the story. For a while, I was even able to breathe agai ...more
Aug 23, 2012
Aug 17, 2012
On an Edge of Glass
4.5 Stars Can I just say I LOVE Autumn Doughton's writing and her ability to weave a story so eloquently? I'm not sure that's the right word--eloquent ...more
Dec 10, 2014
Dec 09, 2014
The Truth About Air & Water (Truth in Lies, #2)
This is the second book in the Truth In Lies series. I've written both This Much Is True and The Truth About Air & Water as standalones. Why?

Aug 24, 2014
Apr 05, 2014
The Law of Moses
Five Greats: Amy Harmon's writing, Amy Harmon's amazing ability to tell a story, the uniqueness of this story, Moses, and Georgia. LOVED it!!! This is ...more
Jan 09, 2015
Nov 11, 2014
If You Stay (Beautifully Broken, #1)
I really loved this book! It's always a good sign of a good book for me when I am thinking about the storyline or the characters days after; and so it ...more
Mar 12, 2013
Mar 06, 2013
Fade In
I encountered Ms. Mabie when she was first starting out as a book reviews blogger. Her stellar writing and spot-on assessment of various fiction capti ...more
May 16, 2014
Nov 23, 2013
Poughkeepsie (Poughkeepsie Brotherhood, #1)
UPDATED. I still think about this story. Every time I see a homeless person I think about what their story and circumstances might be that's how power ...more
Jan 23, 2012
Nov 28, 2011
The Acting Class (The Acting Class, #1)
Very few writers have the gift of captivating readers from the very first pages. It's what all writers aim for, but few achieve. Yet, D.C. Bell has ta ...more
Feb 19, 2014
Feb 23, 2014
Black Lies
3.5 stars
Black Lies contains a compelling plot line that will twist readers all up because of an unreliable first person narrator (in fact, a few) and
Sep 16, 2014
Aug 26, 2014
The Naked Truth About Self-Publishing
This has lots of good advice for authors.

Update 12/7/2014 I just re-read this entire book and although some of the advice is outdated when it comes t
Dec 07, 2014
Dec 01, 2013
Nocte (The Nocte Trilogy, #1)
There were many things I liked about this storyline. The story was riveting although it got lost a little towards the middle. The hero, Dare, was comp ...more
Nov 13, 2014
Nov 04, 2014
The Opportunist (Love Me with Lies, #1)
Tarryn Fisher is a talented writer--her mechanics and style alone are incredible and she wields them spectacularly with this novel The Opportunist. My ...more
Sep 07, 2013
Nov 03, 2012
Love, in Spanish (Love, in English, #2)
3.5 stars It should always be a fun experience to read one book after another in series. I read Love, in English earlier this weekend and finished up ...more
Nov 16, 2014
Nov 10, 2014
The Year We Fell Down (The Ivy Years, #1)
4.5 Stars. This is just a great read. I came across this book a few months ago and read the sample and then forgot the title. Then, a newly-made write ...more
Nov 22, 2014
Nov 24, 2014
Techniques of the Selling Writer
This is one of the best books on the actual craft of writing that I've read. This is an excellent resource for the aspiring writer. I highly recommend ...more
Nov 19, 2014
May 16, 2014
Easy (Contours of the Heart, #1)
I started this book last evening and finished it at four in the morning because I couldn't put it down!!! The story line is riveting. The bad boy hero ...more
Jul 13, 2012
Jul 13, 2012
Falling Under
Falling Under is amazing contemporary fiction, but to learn that it is a debut novel for Danielle Younge-Ullman makes it even more special. Younge-Ull ...more
Dec 2011
Nov 26, 2011
Blueberry Truth
Blueberry Truth by Ute Carbone is one of those novels that may well stay with readers for a long time. Carbone’s ability to create believable characte ...more
Sep 25, 2011
Sep 25, 2011
Faking It
This book kept coming up on my radar as I was researching my own books on I bought a copy and then promptly forgot I had it! Then, yesterd ...more
Jul 2011
Jul 02, 2011
Mud Vein
Katherine Owen’s 50¢/55¢ review of Mud Vein by Tarryn Fisher

I borrow from Ms. Mabie’s playbook at her Fifty5Cents book blog to rate novels according t
Jul 06, 2014
Mar 03, 2014
4 stars - First of all, I wanted to say how much I loved the writing style with this novel. Told in first person from the POV of Lia, who is a senior ...more
Dec 11, 2014
Jan 12, 2014
Love, in English (Love, in English, #1)
This was a good storyline and toyed with a controversial subject in infidelity. Halle handled it fairly well but the story was suffering by the middle ...more
Nov 15, 2014
Apr 10, 2014
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