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Navessa Allen

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Navessa Allen lives on a 200-year-old farm in rural New England with her husband, their cats, and an assorted collection of farm animals.

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The Kings of Kearny

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Scandal (Ladies of Infamy, #1)

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The Lunatics: Volume One

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Snowed In

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Curse of the Cailleach

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Clever is the Devil

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Kings & Queens

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Betrayal (Scandal, #2)

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You’re having sex with a guy who’s sleeping with a woman who’s sleeping with someone else. Do you really think condoms are just for contraception and not for chlamydia stoppage?
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“I took away your homeworld,” he said softly.
“But you gave me the universe.”

Okay, I need you guys to hear me out on this one. You know I like me some interstellar romance. My undying devotion to Ice Planet Barbarians is legend. For anyone
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I feel like the biggest praise I can give a book at this point in my reviewing journey is, “I’ve never read anything like this.”

That’s definitely the case with Certain Dark Things. This takes place in a futuristic Mexico City. Vampires thrive
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My co-blogger, Angela, told me that this was Reylo fic, and I was immediately like, “YES. SIGN ME THE FUCK UP.”

After finishing it, I thought Ange might have been led slightly astray by the people of Twitter, until I did some digging. The Love
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Possibly my second favorite book in the series. So far. Uber-here for the level of heat Singh injected into this one.

*fans self*
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This book is like Hocus Pocus meets The Witches of Eastwick meets a grown-up Harry Potter.

I knew going into this that The Ex Hex was going to be all sorts of fun. First off, Erin Sterling is a pen name for Rachel Hawkins, who, under that monik
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Please don't look at my DNF designation and think this is a bad book. It's not.

I just went into it expecting something "unspeakably hot" like the quote on the cover promised and got something mildly warm at best. I'm also not a fan of the way that H
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“Never attempt to apply logic to madness, for there is none; it is the nature of madness to be illogical.”
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“I wanted to throw off the chains that bound me and give my entire being to someone. I wanted to know what it felt like to love another so much that the whole world came crashing down around me when it ended. I wanted obsession. I wanted madness. I wanted something all-consuming. And now that I realized it, I didn’t think that I would ever be the same again. And that terrified me.”
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“Never taunt the man with the power to tie you up.”
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message 559: by Sharon

Sharon Hey Navessa just joined your Patreon page! Looking forward to perusing your posts there!!

message 558: by Cozen

Cozen Hey, since there seems to be shortages of toilet paper, I guess your copy of Fifty Shades of Grey will come quite in handy.... 😏

message 557: by Eric

Eric Plume Hey, considering your latest project (which I am DIGGING by the way), here's a little something I thought you needed to see...

KaleidoscopicCasey Hope you had a lovely birthday :)

message 555: by Pris

Pris Okay wtf is wrong with me?? I just went through all of your ‘favourites’ books and added them to my to-read shelf.

message 554: by Karen

Karen Thanks for accepting my friend request. Your Pestilence review really made my day.

Erica Ravenclaw How much longer till the next set of chapters for Snowed In... asking for a friend...

Alex ✰ Comets and Comments ✰ Merry Christmas, Navessa!

Hope you have a day filled with love, laughter and most importantly... books! 💕


KaleidoscopicCasey Look familiar to you? Scroll to the "VERY SPECIFIC AND EMOTIONAL OPTIONS" section

KaleidoscopicCasey Holy Hell woman are you back???

KaleidoscopicCasey Yeah for getting back to reading and writing. Sometimes a break is needed just to kind of reset. I am really lame so in terms of social media I have GR and FB, but that's it. I really only use FB to keep in touch with my friends & family back home so I'm not on it that much anyway.
I'm sorry you're dealing with book world drama and what should be fun and exciting became.... not at all fun and exciting.
I would love to have your words in front of my face in whatever version you should choose to provide them. I LOVE reading about your characters so you are welcome to send anything you want my way. I promise I will devour it appropriately.
I finally got a huge project at work off of my desk so I should actually be able to be back on here more than I have been this past month. If you ever need to rant you know how to send me stuffs : )

KaleidoscopicCasey Are you ever going to give me more Scandal? I'll even take the unedited version at this point. You got me addicted then abandoned me. I promise to send all the wine I can get my hands on for a few more hits chapters.
*whimpers pathetically*

KaleidoscopicCasey Remember when Indiana's governor pushed that legislation through that essentially legalized discrimination against homosexuals but the people of Indiana had a freak out so it was overturned? Well, that same asshat is at it again and as expected, the women of Indiana are pissed.

KaleidoscopicCasey UGH! Poorly informed women like this ... just... goddammit!

Yes, it is okay to not be a feminist if that is your choice but appreciate that you HAVE THE CHOICE BECAUSE OF FEMINISM.

Just so you know, this has popped up in my Faceplace feed THREE times today so between this and the chapters I read last night in Butterfly Lane I just want to rage quit doing everything today. Also... I really hope there is still a chance you might post the next Scandal chapter tomorrow. I need a pick-me-up this week.

☆☽Erica☾☆ Can you pleeeease read Revenge and the Wild next?? I'm dying to hear what you think of it. :D

KaleidoscopicCasey Hmmm..... staying late on a Friday at work means it will mostly be deserted right?

KaleidoscopicCasey I refuse to read any of the reviews or status updates for Scandal because I'm terrified I will accidentally spoil myself and it is too fun to not know what the hell you might throw at me next.


KaleidoscopicCasey *reads new chapter against better judgement*

I'm beginning to think you are doing this to me on purpose.

KaleidoscopicCasey LOL!
I have had two "prolific little shit factories" of my very own so I can tell you from the other side that having one doesn't necessarily affect the respecting of someone else's not having one. I think people either get it or they don't so I'm sorry that your family isn't more supportive. They should just spoil the hell out of the cute tiny person already offered upon the family squee alter and be happy with that.

I am almost hesitant to read the new chapter if the cliffhanger is going to limit logical thought process for the rest of the day.
But of course I'm totally gonna read it.

And then I'm gonna lose my shit and wail in my office about how unfair you are to me. But then I will do a happy dance when you post the next one.

^ hmmmm.... reaction could also be hormone related....

(fucking hormones are THE. WORST.)

I added the author's book to my tbr too because I feel like the mythology and mystery/UF aspect could be really interesting plus I think this is an author I really want to support if she is willing to put her ideas out there even when they go against popular opinion of the HEA.

KaleidoscopicCasey Finally get back on GR...
see message...

The funny thing is that I was only getting on GR so I could send you this link:

message 539: by Lina

Lina Thank you so much for accepting! :)

KaleidoscopicCasey Happy to help ; )

KaleidoscopicCasey I found the sister of my soul on Pinterest last night. I have no idea who she is but she has an entire board dedicated to nothing but pictures of men in kilts.

Obviously I am now following her.

KaleidoscopicCasey How in all hell did you know I would so desperately need to see such a glorious sight this morning? I have wretched things happening in my sinuses and didn't even want to get out of bed.

That picture helped.

I think all men should start wearing kilts.

Ashley Marie See, I'm the one who's never satisfied enough to leave things alone even when I KNOW first drafts are supposed to be shit. I edit as I go along and thus never get anything finished. This is why NaNoWriMo is helpful, because then I have to tell my inner editor to stfu so I can pound out words -- it works for the most part, although I've still never hit the 50K mark on anything (yet). Editing is my favorite thing, I'm manic about proofreading and things like that.


Seriously though, no rush. Peer pressure from someone who has yet to finish a draft seems like the height of hypocrisy, so I do my best not to pester. In the meantime, I need to focus on writing too. My goal for the year is to devote at least an hour a week to my current WIP -- it's worked out alright so far, I got 900+ words written in 2 hours a week or so ago.

Ashley Marie Coryyyy <3

Okay so I saw you've been posting chapters from Scandal (and I've finally caved and am interested in reading it) but my question regards Bisclavret. More plz?

message 532: by Daniella (last edited Jan 25, 2016 04:27AM)

Daniella We need more honest people in this planet! Keep on being awesome :)

And thanks for accepting my invitation! I'm excited to exchange opinions with you, and all other cool things GR peeps do. :))

KaleidoscopicCasey Navessa wrote: "OH, HAIIIIII.
Okay, so since you're like my biggest CotC fan, I figured I'd let you know I won't be posting new chapters for, like, a month. That's because I'm finally forcing myself to sit down ..."

Well I'm double excited because as it turns out I'm totally into Scandal's super sexy start and don't mind getting some more of that action too. But I'm totally gonna squee when you get back to Cailleach.
Because FUCK YES.

message 530: by NLMB

NLMB Hey! Are you okay? Some people are just really crazy and annoying as fuck.

Btw, did you read my PM yet? *eyebrow wiggle*
No pressure though!

Hugs and a lot of love,
From your favorite Dutch friend

message 529: by Shannon

Shannon Navessa said: "HOW ARE WE NOT FRIENDS ON HERE???"


message 528: by Cozen (last edited Jan 07, 2016 07:47AM)

Cozen Whole moley girl. It's bee a while since we last spoke but I came across this last night from one of my favorite comedic artic at his website, "The Oatmeal". I read it and immediately you can into mind. Don't ask me why but I think it's something you'll enjoy. Unfortunately, it might have tarnished forever to think beyond this piece whenever I attempt to read another book in the genre of paranormal.


When I read this... All those static books with the insta-love came to be judged. And Failed. Think of the all the books related to the werewolf theme and what common pieces are usually threaded within them. Also creepily, the Twilight series might have been better if it had gone this way instead. So check it out for me and let me know what you think.

BECAUSE I HAVE TO KNOW. It should take but five minutes to read. You also might want to not be drinking anything when you read it.

message 527: by Figgy

Figgy Merry Christmas, Navessa! I hope you're having a great one!

message 526: by KaleidoscopicCasey (last edited Nov 23, 2015 06:26AM)

KaleidoscopicCasey Well I read a terrible fucking book this weekend. So bad I'm not even going to write a review for it because then I would have to admit I read it. When I wasn't rolling my eyes from the alpha-douche wtf-ery I was cringing at the male mc's internal monologue about "needing to breed" the female mc.
(and this was surprisingly NOT a PNR)

So bad. So disappointing.

Please tell me you had time this weekend to write some more or are at least planning to post more soon.

message 525: by Satsuki

Satsuki |皐月| Lol! It's alright, I'm slow at responses, too :P. Your welcome for the friend invite, Navessa! Hope all is well with you!

message 524: by Gretel

Gretel Aw, thanks for accepting! Good luck to you, too!
Currently I'm just happy reaching and sometimes surpassing the daily goals. XD

KaleidoscopicCasey Hope all is going well. Thought I would leave this here for you in case you need it :)

message 522: by Satsuki

Satsuki |皐月| im so glad you accepted my friend request, Navessa! Thank you so much!

Karlyflower *The Vampire Ninja, Luminescent Monster & Wendigo Nerd Goddess of Canada (according to The Hulk)* Huh, well no wonder I have distinct feelings of wanting to hump James' leg.....

Oh yes, Joe M. is certainly NOM NOM NOM *drools*

KaleidoscopicCasey You know what I love most about subscribing to your blog...

Immediate Notifications About New Chapters!!!!!

KaleidoscopicCasey A new Cailleach chapter!?

It's because you love me isn't it?

KaleidoscopicCasey Holy. Shit.

You should warn somebody before you go posting a pic like that! I nearly climbed on my desk to get a better look then remembered I can zoom my screen view. Luckily I managed to get myself under control before I licked my computer screen.
But it was close.

message 516: by Brigid

Brigid SNORT. Is that a cigar in your mouth on your profile pic? HEEEEE!

Ashley Marie Lovely to see you back, I missed you! <3

message 514: by Argona

Argona Thanks for accepting my friend request, Navessa!^^

message 513: by Armina

Armina So good to see you around! *happy dance*

Karlyflower *The Vampire Ninja, Luminescent Monster & Wendigo Nerd Goddess of Canada (according to The Hulk)* I'm so glad you are back, cory!! I hope your much needed time off has been cathartic! Missed you :)

message 510: by Ally

Ally Missing you around here, Cory, but I LOVE your new website!

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