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Recommended Reads: What I read & enjoyed in October

In October, I read some absolutely amazing books and discovered an author new to me (Mary Balogh) who will be on my go-to list of favorite authors. I’d fallen behind on my Goodreads challenge to read 100 books this year, … Continue reading

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Recommended Reads: What I read in September 2019

It seems like I buy five books for every one that I read, so books get buried in my Kindle. In September, I made a concerted effort to unearth some of those books and finally read them. I found a … Continue reading

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#RecommendedReads: What I read in August

August was a bumpy reading month. I started off not finishing three books before I hit a good one. I probably DNFed half a dozen books this month. And I read a contemporary military romance to which I can only … Continue reading

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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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