Monthly Archives: August 2011

Mini review: The Summoner (Dominic Gray 01) by Layton Green

Book form: e-book, Kindle edition Published December 8th 2010 (first published December 6th 2010) Genre: thriller, adventure, mystery novel Synopsis: Harare, Zimbabwe. William Addison, an American embassy employee, is missing – allegedly he and his local girlfriend attended a religious ceremony after … Continue reading

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Mini review: Lavinia by Ursula K. Le Guin

I got this book as a gift from my good friend, The Red Witch – thank you very much my dear, I do appreciate! Book info: Hardcover, 288 pages Publisher: Harcourt ISBN: 0151014248 Language: English Target audience: adults Genre: fantasy, … 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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Chick lit authors know the best women’s vested interest…or so they are supposed to do

I decided to write a critical essay based on my summer folly – the chick lit novels I’ve read and reviewed here. In order to be more even-handed in my assessment I also invited other bloggers, definitely better-read in chick … 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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Wishful Wednesday, 17 August

The meme is hosted by Brooke from Brooke Bluestocking Guide.  Welcome to Wishful Wednesday!  This week my wish is simple, nice and oh so predictable… a new book of   David Liss was published on August 9th by Random House. Its … Continue reading

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Summer mini review: My Life as A White Trash Zombie by Diana Rowland

Book info: Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: DAW; Original edition (July 5, 2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0756406757 ISBN-13: 978-0756406752 Target audience: adults Genre: urban fantasy, thriller, crime mystery Synopsis: Angel Crawford’s life has never been nice and easy. In fact, metaphorically speaking, she was born with … 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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Summer mini review: Guilty Pleasures (Anita Blake, Vampire hunter 01) by Laurell K. Hamilton

Form: e-book, pdf format Genre: urban fantasy, paranormal romance, crime story Target audience: adults Cover via Amazon   Synopsis: This huge and well-known series (twenty installments have been written so far, imagine that!) takes place in a parallel fantasy world … Continue reading

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Summer review: Darkfever (Fever 01) by Karen Marie Moning

Book info:Form: e-book, pdf formatLanguage: EnglishTarget audience: adultsSynopsis (partially from Goodreads): MacKayla Lane’s life as a 22-year old bartender/part time student is good. Why shouldn’t it be? She is a pretty girl who has loving, middle class parents, great friends, … Continue reading

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