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Review: Hoping For Love by Marie Force

Review: Hoping For Love by Marie Force

The Particulars: Contemporary romance, self-published, available as e-book and in print The Source: SmashwordsThe Grade: BThe Blurb:All her life, Grace Ryan was the “fat girl.” Taunted and teased and ignored by her peers, she tried every diet ever invented to no avail. Desperate to change her life as her twenties slipped away, she decided it was time for drastic measures and had lap-band surgery. More than a year later, she’s lost 130 pounds and is venturing into the dating world…

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On my To Check Out list: Indie authors, part two

On my To Check Out list: Indie authors, part two

This is the second post in my series of blogposts about books  On My To Check out list.  I also try to add why I haven’t got them yet.  First up is Burning Sky by Joseph Robert Lewis: Taziri had a promising career as an airship engineer and inventor until an explosion tore through the airfield, incinerating the fleet and killing most of the Air Corps. Now, Taziri is the only pilot left to help the marshals chase the killers…

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Review: Delicate Freakn’ Flower by Eve Langlais

Review: Delicate Freakn’ Flower by Eve Langlais

The Particulars: Paranormal Romance, indie, available as e-book The Source: Free read during downloaded during AllRomance 12 days of Christmas The Grade: B The Blurb: Naomi doesn’t want to follow tradition and settle down with a violence-loving, chest thumping shapeshifter. She grew up in a household with five, testosterone laden brothers where none of the dishes ever matched, the ugly-as-sin furniture could withstand any catastrophe, and where crazy glue was bought by the case. When fate—with a snicker—makes her meet…

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Review: The Gods of Dream by Daniel Arenson

Review: The Gods of Dream by Daniel Arenson

The Gods of Dream by Daniel Arenson The Particular: Fantasy, Amazon, available as e-book The Source: Free read from Amazon ( sometime during 2011) The Grade: B The Blurb: What are dreams? Some think they are figments of our mind. But what if they were wisps of a distant, magical world… a world you could visit? Twins Cade and Tasha discover Dream, the land dreams come from. It is a realm of misty forests, of verdant mountains, of mysterious gods…

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Review: Evil Genius by Patricia Rice

Review: Evil Genius by Patricia Rice

Evil Genius by Patricia Rice My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Particulars: Evil Genius by Patricia Rice, e-book, mystery.The Review: The Blurb:Anastasia Devlin has the instincts of a chameleon, but what she really wants is to provide her siblings with the security of the home she’s been denied. Her grandfather dies and his mansion is usurped by a stranger. If murder hasn’t already been committed, she might perpetrate one herself—starting with the annoying spy in the attic. The threads…

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Bargain round up

Bargain round up

Let’s do a bargain round up, again. It’s been a couple of months since I did the last one. Lazette Gifford’s excellent Urban Fantasy Kat among Pigeons is on sale until tomorrow. More info here. Kobo offers the coupon code redtag2, which gives a 2 dollar discount. The coupon works on non-agency books if you are in North america and UK, and on all books if you live in non-english speaking countries. If you combine this coupon with Kobo Cheap reads…

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Avempartha by Michael J. Sullivan

Avempartha by Michael J. Sullivan

Avempartha by Michael J. Sullivan My rating: 4 of 5 stars The book:Avemparta by Michael J Sullivan The Particulars: Epic Fantasy, Ridan publishing, available as  e-book ( not sure about print) Why was it in my TBR? I had heard about him, and when they offered it for free in November or so, I took the chance. The Review: The blurb:When a destitute young woman hires two thieves to help save her remote village from nocturnal attacks, they are drawn…

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