Hello Dragon Lovers of Bloglandia! We're nearing Release Day for Tipping the Scales (Book #2 of The Circus of Unusual Creatures), which means it's time to finally give you a little taste of the book. And that taste is strawberry-flavored. No, I haven't figured out how to create an incredibly realistic virtual reality experience for … Continue reading Serving up strawberry-scented dragon samples!
Hello Scary Book Lovers of Bloglandia, Happy Friday the 13th! And to celebrate this most troublesome day, it's time to tell you about a frightening new release from fellow writer and friend, Jonathan Pongratz! I'm just going to say, having been on the beta reader team for the novella, this sucker is creepy. Even reading … Continue reading New Freaky Friday Fiction: The BEK Curse
Hello Book Lovers of Bloglandia, Just a very quick post this week to let you know about a terrific sale going on over at Kobo. From now through the 24th of May you can get gobs of books for 40% off via Kobo's cleverly titled "May 40% Off Sale" Now, while the sale isn't going … Continue reading A Little Book Sale from Kobo….
Hello Book Lovers of Bloglandia, So, as you might have noticed from my two previous posts, I finally got away for a vacation last month. Hoorah! By the way, if you missed those posts, you can travel vicariously to the Big Island of Hawaii through my pictures HERE and HERE And part of my vacation plans … Continue reading April’s Top Three Reads (or Not)
Hello Bloglandia, I hope you're ready for some brain-sizzling tropical sun and energy-draining heat, because it's time for the second part of my Hawaiian "adventure". Now, before we jump into this second part of the First Vacation in Far Too Long, if you missed Part One and want to see how we ended up in … Continue reading The Big Island, Part 2: Beaches, Gods, Guard Cats, and an Election
Hello Bloglandia, Well this is weird. I'm writing a travel post. After how long? After two and a half pandemic years, which is about three thousand years in what-it-feels-like time. Now, before you start questioning your own reality, yes, I was supposed to be going to France this April. I did not got to France … Continue reading The Big Island, Part 1: Volcanoes, Lava, and an Eerie Hike
Hello Book Lovers of Bloglandia, This was a terrible month for reading. Not as in I didn't find time to read, but as in, many of the books I started were just plain boring, terribly written, or otherwise lackluster. Some I muddled through because I kept hoping they might get better, but many more got … Continue reading March’s Top Three Reads (after MANY duds)
Hello Bloglandia, It's SPRING!!!! The best season of them all (no matter what you autumn-obsessives think). The days are getting longer, the days are getting warmer, and Mother Nature is splashing all kinds of color everywhere. And for a little while, I'm setting aside my usual cynicism-bordering-on-pessimism. In other words, I'm planning my veggie garden … Continue reading Springing Away From My Usual Cynicism
Hello Bloglandia, Break out the reading glasses and the mugs of tea (with plenty of cookies, of course) because it is party time for us book nerds. Now, this is the main week for partying since it's Read-An-Ebook Week. But come on, we know there's no time limit on celebrating reading, enjoying books, and discovering … Continue reading Book Nerd Party Time!! It’s Read an Ebook Week!