Category: Book Reviews

Sep 25 2017

#TackleTBR WrapUp 2017

The Tackle Your TBR Read-a-thon is hosted by Wishful Endings. It runs from September 11th through 24th 2017 with the goal of diminishing our to-read pile of books. All books in any format and source count and you do not have to be a blogger to participate. There are challenges and giveaways as well. You …

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Sep 13 2017

#TackleTBR and Top 5 Books to Buy and Book Review with thanks to BookBot Bob

The Tackle Your TBR Read-a-thon is hosted by Wishful Endings. It runs from September 11th through 24th 2017 with the goal of diminishing our to-read pile of books. All books in any format and source count and you do not have to be a blogger to participate. There are challenges and giveaways as well. You …

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Aug 27 2017

#BoutOfBooks 20 Read-a-Thon #RAT Final Post and Book Reviews

I’m took part in the Bout of Books 20 Read-a-thon from August 21 to 27. You’ll find a challenge over there on Friday, Aug 25, created by yours truly! My goals for Bout of Books 20 were not just to read a lot of books (I aimed for 5, read 8!!!), but also to connect. …

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Aug 26 2017

#BoutOfBooks 20 Read-a-Thon #RAT Book Review and #challenge Love to Hate

I’m taking part in the Bout of Books 20 Read-a-thon from August 21 to 27. You’ll find a challenge over there on Friday, Aug 25, created by yours truly! Birthday celebrating reader, writer, author interviewer. #InSixWords My goals for Bout of Books 20 are not just to read a lot of books (I’m hoping to …

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Aug 25 2017

#BoutOfBooks 20 Read-a-Thon #RAT Day 4 Book Review

I’m taking part in the Bout of Books 20 Read-a-thon from August 21 to 27. You’ll find a challenge over there on Friday, Aug 25, created by yours truly! Birthday celebrating reader, writer, author interviewer. #InSixWords My goals for Bout of Books 20 are not just to read a lot of books (I’m hoping to …

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Aug 24 2017

#BoutOfBooks 20 Read-a-Thon #RAT Book Review and If You Like This Try That #challenge

I’m taking part in the Bout of Books 20 Read-a-thon from August 21 to 27. You may even find a challenge over there on Friday, Aug 25, created by yours truly! Birthday celebrating reader, writer, author interviewer. #InSixWords My goals for Bout of Books 20 are not just to read a lot of books (I’m …

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Aug 23 2017

#BoutOfBooks 20 Book Review #bookspinerainbow #synopsisrewritebob20 #readathon

I’m taking part in the Bout of Books 20 Read-a-thon from August 21 to 27. You may even find a challenge over there on the Friday, Aug 25, created by yours truly! Birthday celebrating reader, writer, author interviewer. #InSixWords My goals for Bout of Books 20 are not just to read a lot of books …

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Jul 26 2017

July Book Reviews #NewToMe2017 #DiversityBingo2017 #SpecFic #DebutAuthor

The books I finished reading in July 2017 were: Everything I Never Told You Cat Tales: An anthology of short stories (The Book A Break Short Story Anthology 1) Space Cats from Space Meandros Major Arcana The Brain Works: X-Train Your Brain Volume 1: Basic Warm Up (Brain Works (Sellers)) Everything I Never Told You …

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Jun 05 2017

Mid Year Check in #NewToMe2017 #SpecFic

What’s a #NewToMe2017 book? –First time reading an author –first book in a series –first book you’ve read from a series –first time trying a genre/subgenre –a debut book from an author (even if you’ve read them before) #NewToMe2017 Pick Your Genre Reading Challenge: My genre choice: Speculative Fiction #SpecFic The book just needs to …

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Jun 02 2017

Book Review of 47 Mind Hacks for Writers #NewToMe2017

47 Mind Hacks link

I read: 47 Mind Hacks for Writers by Karen Dimmick & Steve Dimmick #NewToMe2017 – I have not previously read this book or anything by these authors. There were parts of this book that interested me as a writer. It would certainly be more relevant for non-fiction than fiction, but it’s still useful either way. …

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May 14 2017

#BoutOfBooks 19 Read-a-Thon #RAT post 7 Book Review

I’m taking part in the Bout of Books 19 Read-a-thon number 19 from May 8 to 14. You may even find a challenge over there created by yours truly! (May 9) The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins …

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May 13 2017

#BoutOfBooks 19 Read-a-Thon #RAT post 6 Book Review #seasonsofbooks

I’m taking part in the Bout of Books 19 Read-a-thon number 19 from May 8 to 14. You may even find a challenge over there created by yours truly! (May 9) The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins …

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May 12 2017

#BoutOfBooks 19 Read-a-Thon #RAT post 5 Book Reviews @kfc ‏@VictoriaAveyard #BookSpineRainbow

I’m taking part in the Bout of Books 19 Read-a-thon number 19 from May 8 to 14. You may even find a challenge over there created by yours truly! (May 9) The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins …

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May 09 2017

#BoutofBooks 19 Read-a-Thon #RAT post 2 Book Review #NewToMe2017 Not A Font

I’m taking part in the Bout of Books 19 Read-a-thon number 19 from May 8 to 14. You may even find a challenge over there created by yours truly! (May 9) Not a Font “Illustrative Typography” That’s what this image to the right is. How do I know for sure? Because I made it with …

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Jan 27 2017

Goals and Book Reviews and Bingo #NewToMe2017 #FlightsOfFantasy #DiversityBingo2017

Bucket List. 2017 Resolution: This year I resolve to finish at least one of my big writing projects. 2017 Goals: Finish a big writing project Keep Supporting Diverse Books Be part of 5 blog hops/fests Keep rocking the Debut Author Spotlight at Operation Awesome Contribute more to the #atozchallenge Enter 4 writing contests Participate in …

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Jan 09 2017

My #BoutOfBooks 18 Wrap Up and Book Review #NewToMe2017 #FlightsOfFantasy

Testament: The Trial by Edward V’Kanty @Edward_VKanty This book has strong and very explicit violence, sexual content, and drinking. It is not for the faint of heart. However, if you want a book that blends historical fiction (1665), fantasy (assuming one counts possible witchcraft and voodoo as fantasy), and erotica (including and especially the more …

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Jan 08 2017

My #BoutOfBooks 18 Book Reviews #BoBBookToMovie #BookSpinePoetryBoB #BoBIfYouLikeThis

Days 3, 4, 5, 6 Book to Movie Have a book you think would make an excellent movie? Now’s your chance to share it! Go as big or as simple as you want. Share fanart, casting choices, or just a book or series you think would be OUTSTANDING on the big screen. Use the hashtags …

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Jan 03 2017

My #BoutOfBooks 18 Day 1 Book Review and #InSixWords

Reader, SpecFic Writer, Debut Author Interviewer #InSixWords #BoutOfBooks — J Lenni Dorner (@JLenniDorner) January 3, 2017 Blog, Inc.: Blogging for Passion, Profit, and to Create Community by Joy Deangdeelert Cho @ohjoy — #DiversityBingo2017 What a fantastic book with which to kick off 2017! I picked this up on a whim during an Amazon sale, and …

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Dec 29 2016

Book Reviews from December #NewToYou2016

Cosmic Seasoning: A Collection of Short Stories By L.G. Keltner July 29, 2015 This collection of speculative fiction stories was very fun to read. I enjoyed the “Polite Letter of Complaint” with the line: I would never insult such a rotund, mentally-deficient, greedy despot such as yourself. There are some news-relevant, deep stories mixed in …

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Nov 29 2016

#NewToYou2016 Book Reviews, Goals, and NaNoWriMo Ate My Brain

Bucket List.     2016 Goals: Have 6500 Twitter followers ~ currently at 6442 — UP 108 from last month Download the update for my blog theme Keep Supporting Diverse Books Be part of 4 blog hops/fests. Participate in at least 2 #OABookClub reads Rewrite and edit my urban fantasy novel, then get the new …

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