May Contain Spoilers
When Victoria James asked if I wanted to review her latest release, I had to think about it for all of about 2 seconds. I have read and enjoyed the other Red River books, so I was eager to jump into The Doctor’s Fake Fiancée. I’ll admit that I’m always nervous to accept requests from authors, because what if I don’t like their book? I’m happy to report that once I started this one, I wasn’t concerned about that any longer. While not every aspect of the story worked for me, most of it pushed all the right buttons. Read more
There’s been a lot of press given to a certain article that ran in the Slate last week (no, I refuse to link to it – Google it if you haven’t seen it yet), calling out adults who read young adult novels. The author of the article berates them, and emphatically states that they should be embarrassed to read YA. This is not the first time I have heard this. First, the fact that anyone feels superior enough to mock someone else’s reading preferences really pushes my shit-o-meter. Really? What makes what you read so much better than what I read? Here’s the funny thing. When I was a young adult, all I read were adult books. Now that I’m an adult, I read everything. Well, pretty much everything. I still avoid pompous literary works like the plague. Mock Dick?? Crime and Punishment?? Really? Did someone somewhere actually enjoy these dull, ponderous novels that are best relegated to nighttime sleeping aids? Read more
Romance at Random is having another blog hop, and you can win lots of awesome prizes!! To get the party started, just keep reading!
The TURNED BLOG HOP officially begins March 20, 2014:
To celebrate Virna DePaul’s upcoming release of TURNED, (4/1/2014) we’re hopping and giving away free books — see the great prizes below! Make sure to visit each site to increase your chances to win! Read more
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Good morning, Jenn! Describe yourself in five words or less.
[Jenn Chance] Happy, Lucky, Workaholic, Daydreaming Author
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you tell us a little about Rock It? Read more
Reaching into my Random House goodie bag, I have this special surprise to share! Check out the prologue from Monica McCarty’s The Raider, and then enter for your chance to win a digital copy!! Thanks again to the awesome peeps at Random House for making this weekend’s spotlights and giveaways possible!
After consolidating his gains against the enemy English, King Robert the Bruce of Scotland sends his best soldiers to fortify the lawless borders. These legendary warriors of the Highland Guard let nothing come before king and country—except the calling of their heart. Read more
Today’s Random House goodie is A Wicked Pursuit by Isabella Bradford!! Thanks to the generous peeps at RH, I have an excerpt for you to enjoy, and a digital copy to give to one of you. Please check back tomorrow for one more Random House surprise!
In Isabella Bradford’s enthralling new trilogy, three noble brothers—London’s most scandalous rakes—are about to do the unthinkable: settle down. Harry Fitzroy, Earl of Hargreave, is the first to meet his match and lose his heart . . . to a lady who’s not all what he expected. Read more