Monthly Archives: June 2011

Friday Flash Fiction

Amy C at Romance Book Wyrm and Dottie atTink’s Place have come up with the idea for a Monday Morning Flash Fiction challenge. Each Monday a new picture prompt will be posted and if you choose to participate – you publish your Fiction Flash  on … Continue reading

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Mini review: Whitechapel Gods by S.M. Peters

Cover of Whitechapel Gods Book info:Form: e-book, pdf formatGenre: Steampunk, horror, sci-fiTarget audience: adults (too much gore to qualify it as YA) Synopsis: Victorian London. The Whitechapel section has been turned into a mechanized, steam-driven horrific hell, cut off and … Continue reading

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Mini summer review: Elemental Assassin 01 – Spider’s Bite by Jennifer Estep

Book info: Form: e-book (pdf format) Genre: urban fantasy, paranormal romance Target audience: definitely adult females with a dark streak 😉 Synopsis: Meet Gin Blanco a.k.a Spider. She kills people for money and is very good at it. She’s got … Continue reading

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Mini summer review: Shady Lady (Corine Solomon 03) by Ann Aguirre.

Book info:Form: e-book, pdf formatGenre: urban fantasyTarget audience: adultsSynopsis: Because of her previous troubles Corine finds herself caught in the war between two powerful Latino druglords – Escobar and Montoya. A very dangerous position for her and everybody close to … Continue reading

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Friday Flash Fiction

Amy C at Romance Book Wyrm and Dottie atTink’s Place have come up with the idea for a Monday Morning Flash Fiction challenge. Each Monday a new picture prompt will be posted and if you choose to participate – you publish your Fiction Flash  on … Continue reading

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Mini summer reviews: Blue Diablo (Corine Solomon 01), Hell Fire (Corine Solomon 02) by Ann Aguirre

Book info: Form: e-book (pdf) Genre: Urban fantasy/romance Target group: adults (well, female adults to be honest)Blue Diablo Synopsis: Corine Solomon is a lonely woman but it suits her. She has  broken up with her super-handsome but selfish boyfriend, Chance, … Continue reading

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Midsummer and its celebration in different countries

Image via Wikipedia Midsummer may refer to the period of time centered upon the summer solstice and diverse celebrations of it around the world. However, the English term refers mostly to European celebrations that accompany the summer solstice, or to … Continue reading

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Review: The Coffee Trader by David Liss

Book info:Paperback: 432 pagesPublisher: Ballantine Books (February 3, 2004)Language: EnglishISBN-10: 0375760903 ISBN-13: 978-0375760907Genre: historical fictionTarget group: adults Synopsis: The book is set in 1659 in Amsterdam – one generation before The Conspiracy of Paper. The narration is presented from two … Continue reading

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Summer review: Grimspace (Sirantha Jax 01) by Ann Aguirre

I’ve done soft chicklit reviews so to speak (Gini Koch) so now the time has come for something like more hardcore sci-fi chicklit or space opera. Book info: Cover of Grimspace (Sirantha Jax, Book 1) Mass Market Paperback: 320 pages … Continue reading

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Summer review: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame- Smith

I tried to resist, I really did, but the resistance was futile. I knew I had to read it and I’ve finally done it. Here is my review and beware – apart from Pride and Prejudice also zombies are coming! … Continue reading

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