Jul 31, 2014

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My Life’s Quirks – Re-Discovering Weird Al Yankovic

My Life’s Quirks – Re-Discovering Weird Al Yankovic

Let me tell you a little story… I was perusing Facebook a couple of weeks ago and noticed that Darynda Jones shared a new video by none other than Weird Al Yankovic.  I used to find him quite funny.  Since I did, and also since Darynda is the one who shared, and I typically enjoy what she has to say on Facebook, I clicked to listen. The video she shared was Word Crimes, a...

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Jul 30, 2014

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The Hollows by Kim Harrison Read-a-Long – Pale Demon

The Hollows by Kim Harrison Read-a-Long – Pale Demon

This week’s book - Pale Demon – Book 9 From Goodreads - Condemned and shunned for black magic,Rachel Morgan has three days to get to the annual witches’ conference and clear her name, or be trapped in the demonic ever-after . . . forever after. But a witch, an elf, a living vampire, and a pixy in one car going across the country? Talk about a recipe for certain...

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Jul 29, 2014

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Review: Falling for Max by Shannon Stacey (Kowalski Family #9)

Review: Falling for Max by Shannon Stacey (Kowalski Family #9)

Contemporary Romance July 29 2014 Mass Market Paperback 288 pages Carina Press Received from publisher via NetGalley Yummy Man – Max Crawford Kick Ass Chick – Tori Burns From Goodreads - Max Crawford has reached the point in life where he’s starting to think about settling down. Unfortunately, he’s always been a little awkward when it comes to social...

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Jul 28, 2014

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Question – What Was Your First?

Question – What Was Your First?

I know I’ve asked this before but it’s been a long time since I’ve done so and I know many of you weren’t reading this blog back then.  It’s a question that will help us get to know each other a little better…and that’s always fun, right?  I’m talking about firsts. But I want to open a little differently this time around. First,...

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Jul 25, 2014

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Early Joint Review: Magic Breaks by Ilona Andrews (Kate Daniels #7)

Early Joint Review: Magic Breaks by Ilona Andrews (Kate Daniels #7)

Urban Fantasy July 29 2014 Hardcover 302 pages Ace Hardcover Received from publisher Yummy Man – Curran Lennart Kick Ass Chick – Kate Daniels From Goodreads - No matter how much the paranormal politics of Atlanta change, one thing always remains the same: if there’s trouble, Kate Daniels will be in the middle of it… As the mate of the Beast Lord, Curran,...

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Jul 24, 2014

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Thrifty Thursday Review – Mine to Take by Cynthia Eden (Mine #1)

Thrifty Thursday Review – Mine to Take by Cynthia Eden (Mine #1)

I will be doing posts about once a month of a book I got free on Kindle. I get at least five emails a day with free books as options. I look them over on Goodreads and download ones that sound interesting. I try to only take ones which have a rating above 3.5 stars since there are so many.   This month’s title is still free for Kindle.  Kobo and Nook are charging $3.12 and...

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Jul 23, 2014

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The Hollows by Kim Harrison Read-a-Long – Black Magic Sanction

The Hollows by Kim Harrison Read-a-Long – Black Magic Sanction

This week’s book -   Black Magic Sanction – Book 8 From Goodreads - Rachel Morgan has fought and hunted vampires, werewolves, banshees, demons, and other supernatural dangers as both witch and bounty hunter – and lived to tell the tale. But she’s never faced off against her own kind…until now. Denounced and shunned for dealing with demons and black...

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Jul 22, 2014

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Review: Poison Promise by Jennifer Estep (Elemental Assassin #11)

Review: Poison Promise by Jennifer Estep (Elemental Assassin #11)

Urban Fantasy July 22 2014 416 pages Mass Market Paperback Pocket Books Received from publisher via NetGalley Kick Ass Chick – Gin Blanco From Goodreads - Gin Blanco is hard-nosed, sexy, and lethal. Nicknamed “The Spider,” she’s a stone elemental assassin who brings her unique mix of magic and tact to every assignment, no matter the target. There’s a new drug on...

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Jul 21, 2014

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Question – Does Reading Romance Make You Question Whether You Are Normal?

Question – Does Reading Romance Make You Question Whether You Are Normal?

I, like you, read romance novels.  Be it paranormal romance or urban fantasy with romantic elements or contemporary romance, ROMANCE is the word of the day.  I like reading about the thrill a hero and heroine get when they first meet and first realize they are meant to be together.  I like the passion and the electricity new love, and even established love, present on the...

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Jul 18, 2014

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Review: Going Under by Jeffe Kennedy (Falling Under #1)

Review: Going Under by Jeffe Kennedy (Falling Under #1)

Erotic Contemporary Romance July 14 2014 eBook 226 pages Carina Press Received from publisher via NetGalley Yummy Man – Fox Mulligan Kick Ass Chick – Emily Bartwell From Goodreads - Knowing all too well the damage online trolls can inflict, game designer Emily Bartwell takes privacy seriously. Living in solitude and working remotely under a male alias gives her a...

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Jul 17, 2014

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Anne Reviews: Dare to Surrender by Carly Phillips (Invitation to Eden, Dare to Love #3)

Anne Reviews: Dare to Surrender by Carly Phillips (Invitation to Eden, Dare to Love #3)

Contemporary Romance July 15 2014 eBook 230 pages CP Publishing Received from publisher Yummy Man – Gabriel Dare Kick Ass Chick – Isabelle Masters From Goodreads - After ending a relationship to a cheating, domineering man, Isabelle Masters takes off in her leased Mercedes, only to be arrested for grand theft and hauled to a local police station. To her surprise,...

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Jul 16, 2014

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Interview with Kelly Meade plus giveaway

Interview with Kelly Meade plus giveaway

This is so weird! Kelly Meade has been on my radar since 2009 when Three Days to Dead was released under her ‘other’ author name, Kelly Meding. What a unique and fascinating story! Since then, I check out as much of her works as I can. So there was never any question that I would check out her newest series, even though she wrote it under a different name. It’s...

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Jul 15, 2014

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Review: Black Rook by Kelly Meade (Cornerstone Run #1)

Review: Black Rook by Kelly Meade (Cornerstone Run #1)

Paranormal Romance July 15 2014 eBook 334 pages InterMix Received from publisher Yummy Man – Rook McQueen Kick Ass Chick – Brynn Atwood From Goodreads – . Brynn Atwood is a low-level Magus whose unpredictable precognitive powers have made her an outcast among her people—and an embarrassment to her highly-regarded father. After a frightening vision in which...

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