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“Sweeps you away” — advance reviews for Under Fyre (Alien Dragon Shifters 1)

Some early Goodreads reviews for Under Fyre: “What could be better than an alien romance from this author? Why, an alien DRAGON romance, of course! The teaser prequel was interesting, but it didn’t half-way prepare me for the wonder I … Continue reading

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What I read in March…#recommended reads #PNR, #SFR, #Regency #nonfiction

Welcome to my monthly mini-reviews of the books I read during the month. As you can see, I updated my graphic to a hammock in the sun instead of a cozy spot in front of the fire, because it IS … Continue reading

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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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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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“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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An author’s POV: 8 ways to improve your book review blog

I have empathy for book reviewers. Once word gets out that they review books, they’re inundated with authors pushing their books. (Hint to readers who want free books – become a book blogger. If you review it, they will come…). … Continue reading

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The trials of getting book reviews and scary math…

About a month ago, I began the laborious process of requesting books reviews for my  sci-fi romance, Mated with the Cyborg, which was released on Tuesday. Soliciting reviews doesn’t mean recreating the wheel with each new release, but it does mean tightening … Continue reading

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#DNF: Why I stop reading some books…

I love to read for pleasure. I’ve been a voracious reader since I was nine years old. My love of reading and books is a big reason why I wanted to write and to become author. And while I read … Continue reading

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Recommended reads: My fave books for January 2014

It’s that time of the month–for recommended reads, that is. Each month I present those books I read in the prior month that rated at least 4 out of 5 stars. This is what I read in December: The Naughty … Continue reading

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