Welcome to the Promotional Thread for Authors. What’s this you say? I read quite a few blogs outside the romance blogosphere and many of the big ones have a daily open thread where the commenters drive the bus. The rules for Author Promo Night Open Thread are as follows: The ... more >
Got a book you want to talk about? Frustrated with a book or series? In love with a new one? Found a buried treasure? An issue that keeps popping up in the books you are reading? Just want to chat about stuff in general?
It’s going to be great week! #RT15 #FFatRT pic.twitter.com/VlUDT7WnIX — FreshFiction (@FreshFiction) May 12, 2015 This is the fifth or sixth RT I have attended. The conference of today is dramatically different than the conference that existed when I started attending. When I began attending, the conference was highly sexualized, ... more >
Darynda Jones is publishing her eighth book in the Charley Davidson series and Mary who guest reviews loves this series but I wondered if a reader could jump into the series at book 8. There are so many books that are part of a huge series and the first ... more >
I’m reading fewer new releases and more non-romance novels. I didn’t get nearly as much reading time as I wanted over the late winter and early spring, but the summer looks better, especially for Big Fat Books. The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith This is the followup to The Cuckoo’s ... more >
Reviews of the Apple Watch have been mixed. It’s a beautiful piece of hardware but what does it really do for you? For some, it does too much and others not enough.* One of the comments I’ve read about the device is that it reduces your dependence on the phone ... more >