Monthly Archives: September 2015

B.I.G is Beautiful

I had a post all lined up for today. A great author who was supposed to have a new release but the date got pushed back to an unknown date next year. I have not read anything in a few … Continue reading

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Janette’s Review of Only for You by Tista Ray

Only for You is a YA story which is full of teenage angst in the search young people have for love and their soul mates. Edward begins as a boy who is full of himself; a self-proclaimed “serial-dater.” Until he … Continue reading

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Guest Author/Book Review: Diane Burton, Author of The Case of the Bygone Brother

This is a Guest Author/Review week, so I asked my friend Diane Burton if she would come and share a little bit about her recent mystery, The Case of the Bygone Brother. Diane is a member of my local RWA … Continue reading

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Heroes and….Heroines?

This week we are discussing our favorite literary heroes and heroines… do we use the word “heroine” anymore? Is it considered sexist, like “poetess”, “authoress” and “actress”? It’s ironic, really, that it was ever used because “Hero” in mythology was, … Continue reading

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My Favorite Romantic Heroine / Hero

By Jeff Salter This topic threw me, because – truly – I don’t read all that many books I’d characterize as romances. But while I was pondering, I remembered a movie from the early 80s with a writer, Cathy Palmer, … Continue reading

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Do I have a favorite romance hero? Hmm I have several but there are a few who really stand out. I enjoy classic books. So the heroes that come to mind when asked this question are the men who women … Continue reading

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My Favorite?

Gosh. This is gonna be hard. I don’t have a favorite because I either love a book and its characters, or I don’t. (they’re either all my favorites, or they’re not.) That said; I’ll have to go with some sexy … Continue reading

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