Last week those of us in the Carolinas got a reminder of how we’re all connected to everything, including things we’d maybe rather not be, like hurricanes. Nature, as it turns out, is indifferent to those kinds of petty desires. The question of how we are all interconnected, whether we like it or not, and […]Read more "Eowyn and Anna Karenina: Freedom, Responsibility, and Power"
Mr. Love: A Romantic Comedy Sally Mason When Jane comes home to find her perfect boyfriend in bed with not one but two other women, it starts off a cascade of events that bounce from fantastic to catastrophic. Meanwhile, unemployed professor Gordon has finally achieved the literary success he’s been dreaming of. The only problem […]Read more "“Mr. Love” by Sally Mason"
The Serial Dater’s Shopping List Morgen Bailey I read a review of “The Serial Dater’s Shopping List” on another blog and it caught my eye as a fun change of pace from some of the stuff I normally read. Besides, who doesn’t want to read about bad dates? Izzy is in many ways your typical […]Read more "“The Serial Dater’s Shopping List” by Morgen Bailey"
Sheryl’s Last Stand: Belly Dancing and Beyond Kerrie Noor Sheryl is a sturdily-built woman whose talents are belly dancing and DIY, neither of which were appreciated by the shallow Martin, the married man who broke her heart when he moved on to the younger Imogene. Now Sheryl spends all her time doing chores for her […]Read more "“Sheryl’s Last Stand” by Kerrie Noor"
Where Women Rule Free Book Giveaway Another day, another giveaway…some of you may be wondering why I join all these giveaways. The debate of whether giving books away is good or bad for business rages on between authors, with some saying it devalues our work and drives down the market, and others (like me) arguing […]Read more "Why should authors give books away for free? Plus the “Where Women Rule” Giveaway with reviews and recommendations"
Colors–A Novel Leah McClellan Autumn wants to paint, to love–to live her life. Unfortunately, her husband doesn’t agree. As her marriage falls apart, Autumn finds herself falling in love with a younger man. But can their relationship stand the test of time, or is he just Autumn’s rebound guy? This is a lovely novel that […]Read more "“Colors–A Novel” by Leah McClellan"
Fierce Hearts: Women of Sci-Fi and Fantasy Oh my gosh, everyone! It’s yet another fabulous giveaway! My elderly iPad is literally full to bursting and I can’t download any more books to it without deleting the ones that are already there, but I still went and downloaded, like, a dozen or more of these books! […]Read more "Fierce Hearts: Women of Sci-Fi and Fantasy"
The Reinvention of Mimi Finnegan Whitney Dineen Mimi Finnegan has a problem. At the tender age of thirty-four, she’s already developed a bunion, which her doctor attributes to the extra…load she puts on her feet. Since the only thing she believes that makes her stand out in her family of beautiful, high-achieving sisters is her […]Read more "“The Reinvention of Mimi Finnegan” by Whitney Dineen"
She Sins at Midnight Whitney Dineen Tired of reading heavy tomes or dry-as-dust textbooks? Looking for a read that will spice up your life a little, or at least make you laugh like a hyena? “She Sins at Midnight” may be just the book for you! Lila Montgomery is a size-12 beauty in a size-0 […]Read more "“She Sins at Midnight” by Whitney Dineen"
The Rusalka Ritual and Other Stories Freya Pickard “The Rusalka Ritual and Other Stories” is a selection of 5 short fantasy stories, all featuring the formidable Dracomagan, in some places a warrior woman in a fantasy world, in others an apparently normal(ish) woman in this world, but always an important and powerful figure. The stories […]Read more "“The Rusalka Ritual and Other Stories” by Freya Pickard"