We're vacationing in Sweden right now, and between the time change and the midnight sun, this translates into lots of uninterrupted reading time... ideal circumstances for genre reading, mostly romance. I've long breezed through my "book books" and have move into e-book explorations. What did I do before there were e-books when we traveled to Sweden? I think I stared at the ceiling until the hour was decent, but my memory is a little foggy. I've been exploring iBooks' feature
As I wrote in my last post, I'm a Lisa Kleypas fan. However, I was hesitant to pick up her contemporary Texas series. While I think her historicals are compelling, I really wasn't very impressed by her Friday Harbor series, which I frankly found a little boring. But after reading some promising reviews, I gave it a try. I first read Blue-Eyed Devil and then Sugar Daddy (out of chronological order, but it works). And the heroes in these books definitely rival some of her best
First of all, I generally love Lisa Kleypas's books. In fact, I have another book of hers on deck for a raving review, and she's the name that pulled me to this book when I saw it on the library shelf. But this book was... well, underwhelming. So why post it on this blog? As a reading writer, this book prompted me to think about the novella vs. the novel. Where's My Hero is a collection of three short novellas about already established minor characters in popular books these
Let's just start with these two basic premises about the Sookie Stackhouse series: 1.) These books are funny and clever and 2.) The series as a whole was appealing enough to be turned into a successful HBO show, True Blood. So why did I find myself skimming book #4? That, fellow reading writers, is the topic of today's post. I'm going to answer this question with one words: expectations. Ms. Harris has written an engaging book, some readers' favorite, in fact. However, I thin
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