Dear Ms. Reeves, Your debut YA novel, Bleeding Violet, was one of my favorite books of last year, so when you emailed me with an offer to review an ARC of your second book, Slice of Cherry, I jumped at the chance. Slice of Cherry is written in third person ... more >
Note: This review contains spoilers. I would also expect any potential comments to contain spoilers as well. Readers wishing to avoid spoilers will want to skip this. But for the people who've already read the book, as well as the spoiler-loving seekers, come on in. Let's discuss.
Publishers Weekly is offering the chance at getting a review in a new issue called PW Select. The PW Select is a self publishing supplement to be released in December. It will cost $149 to get listed although if you are a subscriber, you get one listing for free. Out ... more >
Dear Ms. Reeves, I was casually perusing the Book Smugglers' blog when I came across this midyear list of their favorite books of 2010 and saw that Ana had given your debut, Bleeding Violet a grade of perfect 10. Since the book's genre (YA with a paranormal flavor) is one ... more >
Dear Ms. Samms: Please write more quickly. Or just, more. You’ve got five free short stories (up to 14K words) plus three interconnected mini-shorts on your website, and one recently published short at Freya’s Bower (and one other so far unrecoverable short on a defunct online magazine–if anyone can recover, ... more >
I was reading two Harlequin Presents published in the 1980s. One was by Susan Napier and the other by Charlotte Lamb. In both books, the heroine slaps the hero in a rage and the hero hits her back. I think Jo Beverly had a very controversial book wherein the hero ... more >