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Recommended Reads: What I read in June #amreading

Two books on June’s short list show the breadth and diversity of science fiction romance. Alpha’s Capture by Livia Bourne is dark and disturbing, while Pretty Human is light and sweet. Two good books, both totally different. I read seven … Continue reading

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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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