Category Archives: book reviews

A Wonderful Respite

Reading and writing go together.  I suppose you could have one without the other, but it wouldn’t be very much fun.  Well, for me at least.  Since the writing is going so well, the reading is also following a similar … Continue reading

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Spellbound, By Larry Correia – A Book Review

I finished Spellbound yesterday and was, and still am, hungry for Warbound, by Larry Correia.  In the second book of the Grimnoir series, we discover exactly what Faye is and how she is so important.  However, we discover this when a god … Continue reading

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Penpal, By Dathan Auerbach – A Review

In a word – creepy. It has been a number of months, maybe even years since I’ve begun a novel and literally couldn’t put it down until it was finished and I knew the whole story before I could sleep.  Penpal … Continue reading

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A Different List Of Classic Gothic Literature

The best Gothic novels The following list is not supposed to represent the ten most definitive Gothic novels ever published – it’s a list to inspire debate and discussion as much as it is a list of recommendations of classic … Continue reading

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Escape!

When you’re in pain, the least little annoying thing can become HUGE! and cause you to throw your hands up in the air in a) disgust; b) annoyance in general; and c) futility.  Since Spring is supposedly trying to get … Continue reading

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E Gads!

Last night I received an e-mail from a person I’ve gotten to know on-line over several years of communication.  This person is a published author and actually offered to read my novel and give me his opinion of how it was … Continue reading

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Book Review – Not Mine

The book After the Cure has a unique perspective on the zombie genre. The story begins with a cure for the zombie plague and the rebuilding of society. There are two main characters (one was cured from the virus that … Continue reading

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The Abducted: The Beginning, Book 0 – A Review

The Abducted: The Beginning, Book 0, by Roger Hayden is the beginning novel in a detective/suspense series by Mr. Hayden.  I wish I could say this was one of the great Indie reads I’ve had, but I can’t.  Thankfully I can also … Continue reading

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July 1st – #Indie Pride Day! #BookBlast — The Write Stuff

Originally posted on deborahjay: Welcome to Indie Pride Day On July 1st we are proud to be celebrating Indie authors and their books – and that includes me! Brains to Books are hosting a huge book blast and Goodreads takeover, … Continue reading

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Saturday Sniffles, Yarn, And Words

A lot has been going on here in good ol’ Lexington.  This time it is positive!  Since our lives were so rudely up-ended and I went through some rough emotional turmoil because of it, I decided it was time to … Continue reading

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