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Ann Aguirre is back for another stop on her Blue Diablo Virtual Tour! This time she wrote a guest post for our new feature: Inspiration and Influences and is giving away a copy of Blue Diablo – Thea and Ana really liked Blue Diablo by the way and you can read our review here Ladies […]
Angry Robot is the new UK-based imprint of HarperCollins, devoted to SF, F, and WTF?! Publishing worldwide, as books, eBooks and downloadable audio, its mission is to bring a contemporary edge to traditional genre fiction. Angry Robot launches in the UK in July 2009, and in the US and the rest of the world from […]
Title: Blue Diablo Author: Ann Aguirre Genre: Urban Fantasy Publisher: Roc Books Publication Date: April 2009 Mass Market Paperback: 336 pages Stand alone or series: Book 1 of the Corine Solomon series. Why did we read this book: We were contacted by the wonderful AztecLady on behalf of Ann Aguirre for her virtual book tour […]
Firstly, let’s all celebrate together because my Thea-Bear has returned!! Woohoo! She will be back to smuggling full time this week. Meanwhile, we have some business to take care of: Rewriting Monday giveaway: The winner of a signed copy of Rewriting Monday by Jodi Thomas and a tote bag is: I Heart Book Gossip Congratulations […]
Welcome to the first official “Inspirations and Influences” post, a brand new feature in which we invite authors to write guest posts talking about their …..well, Inspirations and Influences. The cool thing is that the writers are given free reign so they can go wild and write anything they want. It can be about their […]
Title: Rewriting Monday Author: Jodi Thomas Genre: Mainstream Fiction (Romance with a bit of Suspense on the side.) Publisher: Berkley Publishing Date: April 7th 2009 Paperback: 352 pages Stand Alone or Series: Stand Alone Summary: Reporter Pepper Malone moved to Bailey, Texas, after a news story nearly got her killed. Now she wants to be […]
UK – It has been reported that a (beautiful, dashing, intelligent) woman in her 30s has been caught by her partner trying to smuggle a bag containing 18 books recently bought at Amazon.co.uk into her library. Once confronted by said partner, the woman’s reply was simply: “These are OLD books dear,” which prompted the man […]
Title: Feast of Souls Author: C.S. Friedman Genre: Fantasy, Speculative Fiction Publisher: DAW Books Publication Date: January 2007 Mass Market Paperback: 576 pages Stand alone or series:Book one in the Magister Trilogy. Why did I read this book: I received book 2, Wings of Wrath, from the publisher and was instantly taken in by the […]
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