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under a silent moon

TLC Book Tour: 42. Under a Silent Moon by Elizabeth Haynes…

I couldn’t wait to get my name in the hat for this tour, I love Elizabeth Haynes! About Elizabeth Haynes: Elizabeth Haynes is a police intelligence analyst, a civilian role that involves determining patterns in offending and criminal behavior. Dark Tide is her second novel; rights to her first, Into the Darkest Corner, have been […]

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April’s FEATURED AUTHOR: Kelly on the Top 10 Things Writers Wish You Knew…

It’s another Wednesday in April (is Spring here yet?), bringing another visit from our Featured Author Kelly Moran! Today she’s here to share a Top 10 list with us… Drey, thanks so much for having me! Hello, Everyone! In case you haven’t guessed, I’m an author. I love being an author. It’s what I’ve always […]

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nightmare ink

Review: 41. Nightmare Ink by Marcella Burnard…

Marcella Burnard’s Nightmare Ink intrigued me with its premise of living tattoos, so I was excited to have access to a review copy. drey’s thoughts: Living ink, tattoos imbued with magic. That’s what Isa Romanchzyk can do, but she doesn’t let herself. Instead, she makes it her life’s work to tie off the tattoos that […]

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hell bent

Review: 40. Hell Bent by Devon Monk…

I’ve been staring at the second Broken Magic novel, Stone Cold since the awesome publisher sent it to me. But I couldn’t start a new it’s-gotta-be-good,-it’s-Devon-Monk series without reading the first book, so I picked up Hell Bent… Warning, there are some spoilers here if you haven’t finished the Allie Beckstrom series. drey’s thoughts: This […]

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April’s FEATURED AUTHOR: Kelly’s Favorites!

It’s another (the THIRD!) Wednesday of the month already, and I woke up to snowflakes on Monday morning this week. Yeah. Spring? What spring? BUT. This Wednesday’s perked right up with a visit from our Featured Author Kelly Moran, who’s here to share some of her must-read authors! Take it away, Kelly! Thanks again, Drey, […]

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night in shanghai

Blog Tour: 39. Night in Shanghai by Nicole Mones…

I’m so excited to be on tour today for Nicole Mones’ Night in Shanghai! About Nicole Mones: A newly launched textile business took Nicole Mones to China for the first time in 1977, after the end of the Cultural Revolution. As an individual she traded textiles with China for eighteen years before she turned to […]

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I’m so late with these!! My sincere apologies to the winners, I’ve been just buried. :/ Kathleen Bianchi wins Janie Chang’s Three Souls! Katherine Ivan wins Seanan McGuire’s Half-Off Ragnarok! holdenj wins Chris Pavone’s The Accident! Maria Smith wins Patricia Briggs’ Night Broken! bermudaonion wins Mary Hogan’s Two Sisters! And Delilah Vela wins Rene Denfeld’s […]

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the tiny caterpillar and the great big tree

April’s FEATURED AUTHOR: Kelly Moran’s books!

It’s Wednesday already? Is my April going to disappear as fast as my March did? Anyway. Today the spotlight is on Featured Author Kelly Moran’s books! We’ll start with The Dysfunctional Test! You are cordially challenged to a test of true love. Growing up in her large, crazy Serbian family, Camryn Covic became an expert […]

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dark eden

Review: 38. Dark Eden by Chris Beckett…

I won Chris Beckett’s Dark Eden from Read it Forward and just finished it. drey’s thoughts: Chris Beckett’s Dark Eden is a story of survival. Once upon a time, three young men decide to show off and go on an adventure – in a spaceship that’s not theirs. The cops pursue, and five people crash […]

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mind of winter

TLC Book Tour: 37. Mind of Winter by Laura Kasischke…

April’s a month of tours, and today’s is for Laura Kasischke’s mind-bending thriller Mind of Winter. About Laura Kasischke: Laura Kasischke teaches in the University of Michigan MFA program and the Residential College. She has published seven collections of poetry and seven novels. She lives with her family in Chelsea, Michigan. Find out more about […]

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article 5

Review: 36. Article 5 by Kristen Simmons…

I’d picked up Article 5 last year while on a YA dystopia kick, and finally got around to picking it up! drey’s thoughts: The world’s gone to hell in a handbasket. Cities decimated. The Bill of Rights dead in the water. The police force nonexistent. The military now enforces the Moral Statutes. It started with […]

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