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: Cress Book Series: The Lunar Chronicles Number in series: #3 Genre: Young Adult Fantasy/Sci-fi My Rating: 5 Stars Synopsis This installment begins with Cinder, Captain Thorne, Scarlet and Wolf on the run. Their mission is to over Queen Levana and prevent her army from invading Earth. Cress, the title character, is trapped on … Continue reading Cress (The Lunar Chronicles Bk 3) |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
Hello Bookish Folk! Time and time again I've come across the following in writing groups: How do you name characters? Where do you find character names? Character naming is hard. I thought I'd put together a post with all of my tips in case someone asks again 😉 Be mindful of genre - A fantasy … Continue reading Choosing Character Names|Writing Fiction
Hi Friends! So, I had to come to the blog for this. I started working on an old manuscript yesterday. I fixed up the 10,000 words I'd written previously, and all I had to do was just continue. Just continue! But no! Lo and behold, started rewriting it in third person POV since this morning. … Continue reading How much of your writing is filler?|Writing Fiction
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?