Title: Love & Madness Author: Leah Parker Genre: Contemporary Romance, Women's Fiction Synopsis: After a one night stand with Ty, Luna finds herself pregnant. On the up side, Ty wants to raise this baby with Luna to make it work, but they're both basically strangers. They both make an effort until their individual struggles get … Continue reading Love & Madness by Leah Parker| Book Review
Book Title: Blood Mary (A Short Story) Author: Stephanie Doyal Genre: Young Adult Fantasy My rating: 5 stars Synopsis & Review Bloody Mary is set in the 1800 hundreds and starts with couple who has two daughters. One daughter (Mary) has black hair and gray eyes while the other has blonde hair and blue eyes … Continue reading Becoming Bloody Mary| Book Review
Book Title: Where the Shadow Lies Author: Cassie Sharp Genre: Mystery/Thriller Synopsis Jael Tindle, unlikable in her community because of her unapproachable nature. She receives a note that nearly sends her to the point of insanity. The note brings with it a blast from her dark and deadly past and Jael will do anything and … Continue reading Where the Shadow Lies by Cassie Sharp |Book Review
Book Title: All of You Book Series: Rebel Desire Book 3 Author: Fabiola Francisco Genre: Romance/Country Music Synopsis: Cassidy Rae works tirelessly at a diner to make ends meet. Her only focus in life is Rae, the daughter she's raising alone. Rae's father is out of the picture. That's because Cassidy Rae never told him … Continue reading All of You(Rebel Desire #3) by Fabiola Francisco |Book Review
Have you ever gone through periods where you're not finishing books because they don't seem to hold your interest? It's either the excitement tapers off or the writing needs work. It's always something. For the past year I can say, I've been shelving more books as DNF(did not finish) more than finished. As a lover … Continue reading Reading Slump!
Before becoming a part of any online community of writers and readers like myself, I have never felt pressured about writing reviews. I don't think I've left comments that bash an author or their work. I don't believe in that but similar to having an opinion on a movie, us readers have opinions on books. … Continue reading Should Book Reviewers be Censored?
Let me begin by saying this post is in no way meant to bash romance writers, readers or books. Till date, it remains one of my most read genres. However in the last few years, I've closed book after book, after reading only a few pages. There were a few of them that stuck, and … Continue reading Am I getting bored of reading romance?
I've always written for self-fulfillment more than anything else. This I've said a gajillion times, and nothing's going to change that. It's been almost four years since I've been considering publishing, and I've been faced with many highs and many lows. I understand it all comes with the territory of writing. It's no easy feat … Continue reading Is my heart still in it?| Writing Fiction
So I want to touch on subplotting. Not the dynamics of it per se. I want to share why I continuously need to cut back on having too many things going on in a story. Sometimes we have to learn things, and sometimes we have to unlearn them. I started writing poetry and screenplays at … Continue reading Cutting Back on Subplots|Writing Fiction
Like many other writers, I have this little book of ideas. It's raw, undetermined. Most of the thoughts in there may not even reach full on story level. I have noticed, however, that there's more than one plot involving a twin. There's a twin dynamic in my current work in progress so I'm getting a … Continue reading Am I obsessed with twins?|Writing Fiction