Category Archives: Book Reviews

What I read in February: 9 books I recommend #SFR #PNR #Nonfiction

Looking for your next good book? Take a look at what I read in February. I recommend all of these. You’ll find a mix of science fiction romance, paranormal romance (dragons and shifters), and some nonfiction titles. Anna Hackett is … Continue reading

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Why so many book cover male models are headless….

If you’ve looked at book covers lately, you may have noticed that often the men’s faces aren’t visible. They’re shown looking down, turning their backs, having only a partial face showing or having lost their heads completely. Why is that? … Continue reading

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What I read in January: seven books I recommend #SFR #PNR #Historical #amreading

Want to curl up with a good book? Here’s what I read and thoroughly enjoyed in January: What do you do when you’ve dedicated your military career and your life to fighting the enemy, and now a truce and alliance … Continue reading

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Reading List: Favorite books of 2018 #amreading

I read 65 books this year, mainly science fiction romance because that’s the genre I write, but my reading list did include an eclectic assortment of other books. I’m embarrassed to admit, but I read my first JR Ward and … Continue reading

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Reader’s Parlor: An interview with super reader Kathy Heare Watts

Why should authors get all the glory? If it wasn’t for readers, most authors wouldn’t be writing. Today kicks off a new feature called Reader’s Parlor in which I interview readers. My first guest is “super reader” Kathy Heare Watts, … Continue reading

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An observation about review rankings of series books…

After writing three series, I’ve noticed an interesting phenomenon with respect to reviews: later books in a series get better reviews than the first book. Here are the average star rankings on Amazon for my three series: Breeder series Breeder … Continue reading

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Readers & authors…let’s talk spoilers

Spoiler, n. information about the plot of a motion picture or TV program [or novel] that can spoil the viewer’ sense of surprise or suspense. Reader/veteran reviewer Meredith Gurr had asked in a Facebook group if mentioning a story contained … Continue reading

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Single title romances now FREE with Kindle Unlimited PLUS a 99-cent sale

My single-title (non series) romances are now free with Kindle Unlimited, PLUS, I’ve lowered the price on all my novelettes to 99 cents (or free with Kindle Unlimited). If you haven’t tried these books, now is the time to snap … Continue reading

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Coming on Thursdays: a look back at science fiction romance…#SFR #ScifiRom #TBT

On social media there is such a thing as Throwback Thursday (#TBT), in which people post old photos of themselves. I got to thinking, why isn’t there a TBT for books? Why not do a feature about backlisted books? New … Continue reading

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“Toe-curlingly sexy,” “fantastic thrill ride,” “sizzling romance” – Claimed by the Cyborg

“A nice balance between romance and danger” –  Mixed Book Bag “Toe-curlingly sexy” – Naughty Knitter Reviews “Hugely romantic” –  Deanna’s World “A little bit of everything, action, romance, mystery and suspense…I couldn’t put it down”­­–  Boundless Book Reviews “A … Continue reading

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