Saturday Selections: Pride & Prejudice & Zombies (book)

Hello Readers! Apologies for not posting yesterday, but I'm a bit under the weather with a nasty sore throat. Still, I don't want you to miss me too much, so I'm going to cheat on this week's Saturday Selection and post a review I did a few years ago. But just because it's old, doesn't … Continue reading Saturday Selections: Pride & Prejudice & Zombies (book)

Saturday Selections: Watership Down (novel)

A book about a bunch of bunnies may seem like kid stuff, but Watership Down by Richard Adams is a classic tale of adventure and heroism that you should definitely add to your reading list....even if you've read it before. About the Book Watership Down starts in what seems like an idyllic rabbit setting. Sure … Continue reading Saturday Selections: Watership Down (novel)

Getting Reviews When You Feel It’s Impossible to Get Reviews

Face it, if you're an independent author (aka "self-publisher"), it can be hard to get your book reviewed. You can jump through the hurdles of book bloggers, you can send away copy after copy to places that say they review indie books, and you can contact local media to ask for a bit of coverage … Continue reading Getting Reviews When You Feel It’s Impossible to Get Reviews

Saturday Selections: Song of Achilles (novel)

Wow! Seriously, that sums up anything I could offer as a review for The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller. But since reviews tend to be a bit more long-winded than a single word, let me continue on with this week's Saturday Selection. About the Book At its most basic, The Song of Achilles is … Continue reading Saturday Selections: Song of Achilles (novel)

In Defense of the 5-Star Review

Aside from landing a huge publishing contract that includes a ginormous advance and an all-star-cast movie deal, nothing makes a writer's heart happier than to receive a five-star review. That's not to say writers would complain about a three- or four-star review - after all, we're just thrilled to have people reading our ramblings - … Continue reading In Defense of the 5-Star Review