Monthly Archives: January 2016

Book Reviews

Bronner
Wherewolves
The Inn at Ocean’s Edge
Misled
Natalie’s Getting Married

from comfy reading

Rustler’s Moon
Jennifer Brown and the Dagger (Fairyhand)
Gifted Thief
The Extincts
Lost Canyon
Oldenglen

from Journey of A Bookseller

He Will Be My Ruin
Sebring

from Book Boyfriend Blog

The Ghost Tree
The Red Door
Beyond the Storm
Viral
Blackwater Lake
Where Death is a Hunter

from Ajoobacats

The Prophecy of Shadows
Just a Few Inches

from The Day Dreaming Bookworm

Magonia

from The Book Review Directory

Rising Strong!

from Abbie Roads

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Guest Chapter

Over on Archive Of Our Own (AO3) is where I read most of my Harry Potter fiction. Earlier this week I was approached by kendallnicola to write something for her ongoing series of one shots: Wifi Makes Its Way To Hogwarts. The series is just a lot of silliness but it’s quite entertaining, especially when she brings the Professors in on things.

So, here it is, Reading Around Kisses. Kendallnicola added some things to make it a little longer and make it fit in more with her writing style but it is me :).

If you don’t have a membership at AO3 you will need one since it isn’t rated.

Enjoy.

Book Reviews: 1-24-16

Cat Shout for Joy
The Doll’s House: A Detective Helen Grace Thriller
Rufus and The Flying Carpet: Book One – “The Beginning”
Red Moon Rising
Mama Loved to Worry
Lady Pendragon Volume 1
Pilfer Academy: A School So Bad It’s Criminal
The Fortunes of Olaf Shorthand

from Journey Of A Bookseller

The Urban Boys
Killer Pursuit
Poison
Sanctuary Bay
My Second Life

from Comfy Reading

High Profile
Matched

from The Book Review Directory

Little Black Lies
Behind Closed Doors
The Widow
Strandead: Prey
Rowan’s Well
from Ajoobacats

From A Distant Star

from The Reading Bud

Underwater

from The Daydreaming Bookworm

 

Book Reviews 1-17-16

Before The Dawn (Grayson trilogy book 2)
Thicker Than Water (Grayson Trilogy Book 3
Stockholm Syndrome (Dr Hope Sze Medical Mystery Book 4)
The Web Across the Water
A Single Step

from Ajoobacats

Loud Is How I Love You
Before
Bookishly Ever After

from The Daydreaming Bookworm

The Cave
Perfectly Broken
A Sudden Crush
Caskets From Costco
Underwater
The Girlfriend Request

from Comfy Reading

The Score
Appealed
Appealed

from Book Boyfriend Blog

Mr. Mercedes
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

from The Book Review Directory

Curtains for Miss Plym: A canine mystery
Soft Summer Blood
Bitter Poison: An English village cosy featuring The Colonel
The Widow
Breaking Wild
Shutter Man
Bears Make the Best Reading Buddies

from Journey Of A Bookseller

The Prophecy (The Fulfilment #1)
Monsterland

from The Reading Bud

 

Demystifying Editing and Proofreading

Thank you Ajoobacats! A huge, HUGE thank you with hugs and smooches on top!
We’ve all read at least ONE of those books. You know the ones; plot holes you can drive a semi through, mixed verb tenses, important but forgotten character bits (turning into a lynx one time then a fox thereafter), comma woes and a plethora of other writing boo boos which are huge no-nos.
Ajoobacats had a guest author give us a simple yet highly effective differentiation between editing and proofreading.
Thank you, well done!

Ajoobacats Blog

Many times, whilst I am reading a book for review, I find the pace varies, the plot stalls, there’s a lack of consistency in the narrative or it is full of little errors and I am left thinking that the book could have been much better if it had been proofread or edited.

However, editing for me is a subject I know little about so I was delighted when freelance writer, editor and proofreader Jonathan at The ‘Lancer generously offered to guest post and explain to me and my readers the technicalities of editing and proofreading in a clear concise and easily understandable manor.

I am honoured and delighted to learn from an experienced and candid literary professional and I hope you will find his thoughts informative too.

An Editor’s Thoughts on Hiring an Editor, by J.K. Kelley

Ajoobacats was so kind as to invite my thoughts on the value…

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Book Reviews 1-1016

What Was Mine
Twisted & Craved
In a Dark, Dark Wood
Crazy Little Thing Called Marriage
The Dog Year
Heart Conditions
Miracles From Heaven

from Comfy Reading

If I Stay

from The Book Review Directory

Revenge and the Wild
A MUDDIED MURDER: A Greenhouse Mystery
Nickerbacher, The Funniest Dragon
Little Cat’s Luck
Untamed
Brambleheart: A Story About Finding Treasure and the Unexpected Magic of Friendship
Roche Limit, Vol. 2: Clandestiny TP Story
The Killing in the Cafe: A Fethering Mystery
You Look Yummy

 

from Journey Of A Bookseller

 

Hellbound: The Tally Man
When Evil Calls Your Name (Dr David Galbraith Book 2)
Exposure
The Outback

from Ajoobacats


Burying Water
Not Okay, Cupid
Passenger

from The Day Dreaming Bookworm

The Girl Without A Name
Quiet Neighbours
from The Reading Bud

Sensuality

I posted this one year ago today and it had my highest views ever 🙂 with 379.

Another just because. True though, this will get me going faster and hotter than just about anything.

trueobsession:

modriazul:

guys have no idea how far just being gentle can ACTUALLY get them.

 

Book Reviews: 1-3-16

An Ember In the Ashes
Gone Girl

from The Book Review Directory

Blue’s Point
A Gangster’s Grip
Beside Myself
The Good Liar
from Ajoobacats

Professor Challenger: New Worlds, Lost Places
Ladle to the Grave (Soup Lover’s Mystery #4)
Calico Spy
Bellwyn the Witch Stories
Railroad Rising: The Black Powder Rebellion
Guaranteed to Bleed
Redeeming Cade

From Journey Of A Bookseller

Laguna Lights
The Leaving Season
The Bookseller
The Devil You Know
The Torment of Rachel Ames

from Comfy Reading

Before We Were Strangers

from My Boyfriend Lives In Books

Neverland

from The Reading Bud

Break Even

from The Daydreaming Bookworm

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The Internet Home of Author Lu J Whitley

littletiger-neverlost

You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you

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