Hot New Releases

I expected to be a lot further along on my TBR pile this summer, but I can see that this list of great new releases will only make my stack bigger.  Must. Read. Faster. . m Second Chance Summer by Jill Shalvis (Grand Central Publishing Mass Market) Power Play by Tiffany Snow (Forever Mass Market) […]

The Secret Sister by Brenda Novak


The Secret Sister by Brenda Novak . Read by Heather . Maisey Lazarow grew up in the small town of Fairham, North Carolina. She is the daughter of the wealthy family in town, but her life was not as glamorous as most people thought. The death of her father, and a strained relationship with her […]

RWA to Live Stream Rita and Golden Heart Awards


Ever wonder what really goes on at the Romance Writers of America conferences?  Well, there are meetings, workshops, luncheons, panels, gigantic booksigning and lots of parties.  But the biggest event is held on that Saturday night. . Authors dress in their finest with plenty of bling and shoes that seem to be worn for that […]

joysann’s Pick of the Week: Eighth Grave After Dark by Darynda Jones


Eighth Grave After Dark by Darynda Jones Listened to by joysann . Charley and Reyes have taken up residency for the last eight months on the blessed grounds of an old abandoned convent to protect themselves from the twelve hellhounds sent to destroy them. Though their precious baby is due any day, Charley is still an investigator, […]

Hot New Releases

I’ve been in a weird reading mood lately.  I’ve got 6 books going at one time.  All different genres.  While I’m enjoying them all, none have grabbed me and held me to the end.  I read a few chapters and move on to the next one.  This may not be the fault of the author, […]

Hard Landing by Marliss Melton


Hard Landing by Marliss Melton e-book read by Heidi Navy Seal “Bronco” Adams knows that something is wrong with Rebecca McDougal. He can feel it. He can also feel the growing attraction to her. But she is off limits because she is his Commander Max McDougal’s wife. Mad Max demands respect and so much more. […]

A Good Killing by Allison Leotta

// A Good Killing by Allison Leotta Read by Joan . Anna Curtis is a Washington, D.C. prosecutor with a wonderful life that has just taken a turn into a nightmare. Having just broken her engagement with the love of her life, she receives a phone call from her hometown in Michigan. She is told […]

In Search of the Elusive Autograph

Chris Colfer

I’m in kind of a conundrum this morning.  I caught an article online about Chris Colfer (of Glee fame) coming to Anderson’s Bookshops in Naperville, Illinois to sign his YA book, The Land of Stories: Beyond the Kingdoms.  Now my granddaughter is a huge fan of the books and especially of Chris’s.  She lives in […]

Unforgettable by Heather Ashby with Maj. Christopher Bergeron, USMC (ret)


Unforgettable (Love in the Fleet #4) by Heather Ashby with Maj. Christopher Bergeron, USMC (ret) Read by Heather This was like three books all in one, and it follows some of the residents aboard the USS New York. First, are the spirits from the tragedy of 9/11. In order to move on to Heaven, each […]

Hot New Releases

Andrew and I were part of the mass audience that went to see Jurassic World this weekend.  I have to admit that the main reason I wanted to see it was because Chris Pratt was in it and I’m a total fan girl when it comes to him.  It was surprising to know that he […]