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Guest Post & Review: Traci L. Slatton on Setting (105.) BROKEN in Paris…

Traci L. Slatton is here today to talk about her new novel Broken – and why she set it in Paris in WWII… Setting BROKEN in Paris By Traci L. Slatton      It was a long-standing dream of mine to live and write in the City of Lights. Many writers feel that way. I […]

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how to build a girl

TLC Book Tour: 104. How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran…

Today’s tour is for a story about a girl who makes all the wrong choices, trying to find herself… About Caitlin Moran: Caitlin Moran was named the Columnist of the Year by the British Press Awards in 2010, and Critic and Interviewer of the Year in 2011 for her work at the Times of London. […]

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one of us

Review: 103. One of Us by Tawni O’Dell…

Today’s title is a mystery with a violent history behind it… drey’s thoughts: Dr. Sheridan Doyle is a forensic psychologist who heads back to his hometown of Lost Creek after a long absence. He’s stayed away because nothing in Lost Creek holds any appeal, especially with his family’s history – his mother’s mental health, his […]

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Review: 102. Gideon Smith and the Brass Dragon by David Barnett…

I enjoyed David Barnett’s Gideon Smith and the Mechanical Girl enough to perk up at the thought of this erstwhile hero’s next adventure – especially when said adventure occurs in the reimagined America… drey’s thoughts: Oh, what a romp Gideon Smith and the Brass Dragon is! Love adventure? It’s here in spades. Enjoy steampunk? You’ve […]

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land of dreams

TLC Book Tour: 101. Land of Dreams by Kate Kerrigan…

Today I’m on tour for the story of an Irish artist who moves to Hollywood, and her journey to self-realization… About Kate Kerrigan: Kate Kerrigan is the author of three previous novels. She lives in Ireland with her husband and their two sons. Find Kate online at her website www.katekerrigan.ie, on Facebook and Twitter. About […]

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Hey y’all! I have winners to announce!! Here are all the lucky ducks – Megan Henn wins a copy of Randy Susan Meyers’ ACCIDENTS OF MARRIAGE! Suzy wins a copy of Susan Gloss’ VINTAGE! Anita Yancey and Marjorie Takala win a copy of Anne Girard’s MADAME PICASSO! And bn100 wins a copy of Alice Simpson’s […]

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Review: 100. Maplecroft by Cherie Priest…

I love Cherie Priest’s Civil War era steampunk Clockwork Century series, and had to give her new series a try – it’s a different take on the Lizzie Borden story… drey’s thoughts: Everyone’s heard the folk rhyme Lizzie Borden took an axe And gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, […]

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Blog Tour! 99. Broken Soul by Faith Hunter…

It’s time for a fangirl *squeee*! Faith Hunter’s next Jane Yellowrock novel Broken Soul is almost here, y’all! And I got to read it early, hurrah for blog tours! About Broken Soul: Jane Yellowrock is a vampire killer for hire — but other creatures of the night still need to watch their backs… When the […]

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he's so fine

Launch Day Blitz! 98. He’s So Fine by Jill Shalvis…

How much more can a girl take? TWO Lucky Harbor novels in the space of a little over a month? *swoon* About Jill Shalvis: New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis lives in a small town in the Sierras full of quirky characters. Any resemblance to the quirky characters in her books is, um, mostly […]

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to dwell in darkness

TLC Book Tour: 97. To Dwell in Darkness by Deborah Crombie…

It’s another tour day, yay! Today I have for you Deborah Crombie’s just-released latest – sixteenth! – installment in the Duncan Kincaid and Gemma James series! About Deborah Crombie: Deborah Crombie is a New York Times bestselling author and a native Texan who has lived in both England and Scotland. She lives in McKinney, Texas, […]

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TLC Book Tour: 96. Ballroom by Alice Simpson…

Today’s tour title is Alice Simpson’s Ballroom, a story with complex character interactions… About Alice Simpson: Alice Simpson is an accomplished visual artist who has a profound passion for dance. Ballroom is her first novel. She lives in South Pasadena, California. Connect with her through her website www.alicesimpson.com or on Facebook. About Ballroom: A beautiful […]

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