Teaser Tuesday: Undertow by Cherry Adair

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Undertow by Cherry Adair

Z: “I can’t see those three little old ladies taking a midnight dive any more than I could see them partying down with the bimbos.”
T: “Well, it was either the Sea Witch or whoever’s on that Power Cruiser. I didn’t see anyone from the Good Fortune crew at the party, did you?”
Z: “The Good Fortune? Are you sure? That was the name of an eighteenth-century pirate ship.”

Five Blacktip sharks were circling her in a slow macabre dance that turned his body to ice. 

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All About Authors: Writerly Questions with David Wilton

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Warm weather has finally arrived and it is time to start thinking about what to read as you lounge around the pool, while your kids play in the park, or during your hour-long commute on the transpo. To help you prepare your summer-time TBR list, every Monday for the next few months I will be talking with some really fabulous authors about their latest or upcoming books.

Summer is halfway over, but there are still four more weeks of fun in the sun. Whether you are relaxing by the pool or on your porch, what better way to have some quiet time than with a good book? David Wilton suggests the novel he cowrote with Mary Palmer, To Catch a Fish, published by Terpsichore Continue reading “All About Authors: Writerly Questions with David Wilton”

Guest Post: Book Review – The Night She Disappeared by April Henry

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Synopsis: Gabie is working at Pete’s Pizza as a part time Pizza Delivery girl. The car she uses is her beloved Mini Cooper. On Wednesday night when she should have been working the girl {Kayla} that switched places with her goes out to deliver a pizza but never comes back. The man that placed the order had asked if “the girl with the Mini Cooper was working”. Making Gabie believe that she was meant to be kidnapped, not Kayla. Gabie struggles with realization that she could have been the one taken. Now she fights for Kayla and because obsessed with finding her. She teams up with Drew, who also works with both the girls and is the one that took the order from the mystery man. Together they set out to find Kayla and prove that she is not dead – and find her before she is. Continue reading “Guest Post: Book Review – The Night She Disappeared by April Henry”

All About Authors: Writerly Questions with Martin Bodenham

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Warm weather has finally arrived and it is time to start thinking about what to read as you lounge around the pool, while your kids play in the park, or during your hour-long commute on the transpo. To help you prepare your summer-time TBR list, every Monday for the next few months I will be talking with some really fabulous authors about their latest or upcoming books.

July is nearly over and August is on its way, but these summer nights are perfect for lounging at the cottage or telling scary stories around the campfire… or better yet, why not read a thriller aloud to terrify your fellow weekenders? Martin Bodenham is here to talk about The Geneva Connection published by Melpomene in December of 2011.
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Guest Post: Book Review – Torn by Amanda Hocking

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Synopsis: Wendy thought she finally understood who she was and what she wanted, but everything changes when the Vittra (her rivals) come after her. She’s caught between two worlds, torn between love and duty, and she must decide what life she is meant to lead. Continue reading “Guest Post: Book Review – Torn by Amanda Hocking”

All About Authors: Writerly Questions with Kaitlin Bevis

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Warm weather has finally arrived and it is time to start thinking about what to read as you lounge around the pool, while your kids play in the park, or during your hour-long commute on the transpo. To help you prepare your summer-time TBR list, every Monday for the next few months I will be talking with some really fabulous authors about their latest or upcoming books.

Summer is well on its way and things are starting to heat up! But things get very hot in Kaitlin Bevis’ new book when the main character takes a little trip to Hades’s home in Persephone Continue reading “All About Authors: Writerly Questions with Kaitlin Bevis”

Guest Post: Book Review – Switched by Amanda Hocking

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Synopsis: Wendy Everly never seemed fit in anywhere, being a little different than everyone else. When she was little, her mother tried to kill Wendy thinking she was a monster, so Wendy went to live with her aunt. Now, at seventeen, Wendy begins to wonder if her mother was right all along, that she really is not-quite-human. When Wendy is befriended by Finn Holmes she enters a world where she truly belongs, but finds that it is just as lonely, and frightening, as the one she left. Torn between missing her family and her new responsibilities, Wendy  has to figure out what she wants, and if she’s willing to pay the price… Continue reading “Guest Post: Book Review – Switched by Amanda Hocking”

Teaser Tuesday: Flirting with Italian by Liz Fielding

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Flirting with Italian by Liz Fielding

“I prescribe an affair. NO falling in love, breaking your heart stuff, mind. Nothing serious. A just-for-fun romance with some dark-eyed Italian. A memory to make you smile rather than weep. To keep you warm at night when you’re old.” 

You had to like a man who understood the need for a hug now and then.

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Writerly Questions with Devin Hodgins

all about authorsWarm weather has finally arrived and it is time to start thinking about what to read as you lounge around the pool, while your kids play in the park, or during your hour-long commute on the transpo. To help you prepare your summer-time TBR list, every Monday for the next few months I will be talking with some really fabulous authors about their latest or upcoming books.

It always gives me great pleasure to interview authors from the Urania Imprint  for not other reason than that is the department I work for! I may not have had the opportunity to edit this particular book, but I wasn’t going to pass up the chance to interview Devin Hodgins about Day Dreamer. No need to wait for this book as it was released October 2011, and be sure to stop by Devin’s blog here Continue reading “Writerly Questions with Devin Hodgins”

Book Haul: Switched by Amanda Hawking

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There is something new in the mailbox, but it isn’t my mailbox! This week I have asked one of my friends if she was willing to write a book review, and she accepted. Karo is always known to have a new book in hand, and this week she purchased: Continue reading “Book Haul: Switched by Amanda Hawking”