Jayne, one of the founding members of Dear Author, is our resident explorer. She goes out and finds the most unusual settings, the most unknown authors, in all different genres, and brings them to our attention. She’s also one of my dearest reading friends. Without her, this blog probably would ... more >
Over at the Smart Bitches website, there is a multi part post featuring a chapter by chapter redux of Kathleen O’Reilly’s Harlequin Blaze, Sex, Straight Up, by Doc Turtle. Doc Turtle was challenged to read a category by SB Sarah after Doc Turtle made some snide comments about Harlequin books. ... more >
Angelo’s Captive Virgin by India Grey. I know that some well known authors like Grey’s voice but the doormat to asshole ratio is very high in this book, leaving me dissatisfied. Anna, or Lady Roseanna Delafield, is forced to sell her family estate. The family has fallen on hard times ... more >
Okay, the random winners are 11 AB 16 Staci McClellan 27 Lam Email me Jayne @ dearauthor.com with your snail mail addresses. It will probably be mid next week when I get them mailed out.
Dear Mrs. O’Reilly, You came close to a trifecta. You really did but it’s with sadness that I’m going to have to grade this book down. Don’t worry, it’s not a D grade because so many things are still right about it that were right about the first two books ... more >
Magic Burns by Ilona Andrews. Both Jane and Jia would recommend this sophomore effort by newcomer, Ilona Andrews. The “Magic” series features a smart mouthed, sword wielding Kate Daniels who helps to enforce the law in an alternate universe Atlanta. For the crossover genre reader (i.e., the romance reader that ... more >