Books

Unboxing Death’s Key

They came! My author copies of Death's Key came in the mail this past Monday. I think it looks fab. The cover artist sure worked hard ❤ A girl and her books Here's me unboxing: https://videopress.com/v/s9M7QXhH?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true

Reading

4 Basic Reasons to Reread Fiction

I know not everyone likes to read books for a second time. It’s not in everyone’s nature to want the same literary treat more than once, and that’s okay. We’re all made different. But if you’re anything like me, there are some books that just beg to be visited again. Here are some excuses to… Continue reading 4 Basic Reasons to Reread Fiction

writing

7 Ways Readers Can Help an Author Right Now

Read more Here’s a doable list of things you can do to help your favorite author (or any author, really) stay in the business of writing the books you consume. 1 - Request your local library buy a copy of the author’s book. While libraries make up around a little over 1.3% of book sales… Continue reading 7 Ways Readers Can Help an Author Right Now

Hobbies, Movies

Beth’s Top 6 List of Book to Movie/TV Adaptations

Movie-to-book adaptations abound, I mean, come on, who doesn't want to hear that their favorite paper and ink hallucination trough is about to be offered up in visual and audio? Except...when you buy your ticket, take you seat, and then sit through a condensed dream-soup that reeks of "We didn't have the heart or the… Continue reading Beth’s Top 6 List of Book to Movie/TV Adaptations

Books, Fantasy, writing

I’m Ecstatic to Announce…the Birth of a Totally New Series!

Don't panic! This is it. The moment I have been waiting for: I finally get to announce (on my blog, that is) that the first book in my duology has been accepted for publication by Flame Tree Press! The title of the book is Brittle and the duology--is not a duology any more. Oops. Instead… Continue reading I’m Ecstatic to Announce…the Birth of a Totally New Series!

Reading

8 Awesome Books I am Stoked to Read in 2022

Here's a list of the top ten books I want to read (or finish reading) in 2022: The Lyrics by Paul McCartneyThis two-volume book contains the lyrics to all of Paul McCartney songs (written solo or collaboratively) and the stories behind each.Rule of Wolves by Leigh BardugoThis book is the second in a duology, all… Continue reading 8 Awesome Books I am Stoked to Read in 2022

Reading

Books I Read in 2021

Happy New Year's Eve -- celebrate safely and responsibly. Me? I'll be staying in and reading probably, thanks. Speaking of... Here is a list of books I read this year: The Midnight Library by Matt HaigAnxious People by Fredrik BackmanFull Time Author by Eileen CookBuild Better Characters by Eileen CookThe Queen's Gambit by Walter TevisStrategic… Continue reading Books I Read in 2021

Books, Fantasy, Reading, Social media, writing

Author Interview With the Avon Lake Public Library

Hi! As you may have known, I did an interview back in June. It was about my books and my writing and, oh, everything writerly. If you missed out on the live Zoom session, it was recorded and has recently been uploaded to YouTube. Come watch me have a bit of fun! AUTHOR INTERVIEW There… Continue reading Author Interview With the Avon Lake Public Library

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Four Fantastic Reasons You Should Read More Fantasy Novels

If you are a regular on this blog, you might know that fantasy is my favorite genre. But it would be foolish of me to assume it’s yours as well. I do blog about other things, to be sure, and have written in other genres (CIRCUS IN A SHOT GLASS, woot!) Now, I’m going to… Continue reading Four Fantastic Reasons You Should Read More Fantasy Novels

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Is there someone special in your life that you plan on showering with gifts and attention? I have TWO someones! and They'll get lots of love...but, alas, no treats. They upset Cricket's tummy. But if I have a secret admirer out there, please feel free to send books! HAHAHAHAHAHA! Or you could leave a review… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day