The Doris Day Vintage Film Club by Fiona Harper

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Claire Bixby runs a travel agency geared toward romantic getaways.  As a child she shared her grandmother’s love of Doris Day movies and wanted others to experience the happily ever afters she enjoyed watching.  But aside from her Doris Day Vintage Film Club members, Claire was pretty much alone.  When Nic stumbles into her shop […]

joysann’s Pick of the Week – The Kraken King by Meljean Brook

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It’s so great to have joysann back giving her take on the books she’s been reading and listening to.  She’s a retired librarian from Ohio who really knows her books and especially loves listening to them on audio. . . . The Kraken King by Meljean Brook .Listened to by joysann . Zenobia has resigned herself […]

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Finally recovering from my bout of pneumonia.  I’m sure a large dose of warm weather and sunshine will do wonders.  Hoping that’s in my near future.  Until then I’ve got a TBR pile that’s out of control.  And now here’s more books to tempt you. ,     Upside Down by Lia Riley (Forever Trade […]

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Today is my son’s birthday.  No, not Andrew, but his older brother.  It doesn’t seem possible that he’s 43 years old today.  How did that happen?  I feel like it was only yesterday that I was 43 and don’t even get me started on the day he was born because, yes, I remember that day […]

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I’m sure there’s a good reason why books all seem to be released on a Tuesday.  I don’t know what it is yet, but I’m going to investigate and get back to you.  Meanwhile, enjoy checking out the new titles this week. .           . . The City Beneath by Melody […]

Table Wars

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No big secret that the past weekend was all about the luncheon and I’ll probably have to do several posts about it because so much happened.  If everything were put in a novel, it would be the size of War and Peace.  So, we’ll just do fun little segments.  Today is about Table Wars. . […]

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My weekend in DC was amazing.  I always enjoy connecting with the Washington Romance Writers.  Now is the big push for the luncheon.  Tomorrow we move all the boxes to the hotel and tomorrow night is the South Milwaukee Library event at 6:30 p.m. with Nancy Naigle and Kelsey Browning.  They have lots of free […]

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Hope you had a chance to check out yesterday’s hot topic blog.  One hundred comments, so people had a lot to say.  Go ahead and add your two cents worth.  It’s over 60 degrees here, so I’m ready to open some windows while I open some new books. .             […]

Authors, Please Stop Complaining

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First, let me make it clear that I am a huge supporter of authors and I am a reader. My issue is with the select few (considering the large pool of authors) that constantly whine, complain and, in my opinion, browbeat and belittle readers.  I’m sure it’s not their intention, well, maybe it is to […]

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I recently found out about a new book club in my neighborhood, so I’m going to check it out this morning.  I’m excited but nervous.  Excited to meet new readers, but nervous because they may pick books that I don’t care for.  But, it’s always good to try new things and meeting new readers can […]