Check out the new look at A Writer’s Life for Me. It’s absolutely beautifully done! Love the colours, the tone and the background.
I love that I can see the books Mishka’s written right away on the side. They’re easy to find and those covers are stunning so they add to the overall look of the site. Plus, the entire site just looks so professional.
Do you know of a blog that has done a recent change and looks better than ever? Let me know!
I’ll be honest, I’m so happy I’m shaking. I had no idea how my book would do. None. The Romance Reviews is a very professional, respectable site and they review some heavy weights. I was pretty sure my book might not do so well.
Five stars. Oh my goodness. I’m shaking.
I have to add a huge thank you to Christine Blackthornfrom The Romance Reviews for the amazing review and for choosing my book!
I just read the four Chesapeake Bay saga books by Nora Roberts. One after the other. Problem was, when I was done, I just couldn’t face the ending…so I started on the MacKade Brothers’ series by the same author.
It’s all I’ve done. Just reading. All day. My eyes actually feel stiff, my back feels tired, my legs are numb from not moving.
I highly recommend it. Go. Get a row of yummy books, books you can’t put down and start. Just read. Until your eyes hurt. Man alive. So good.
Life does continue around me. We’re getting freezing rain tonight (of course) coupled with snow (for variety) and ice pellets (to finish off). The dogs are filthy and I have work tomorrow…which means I won’t be able to read…which means I better finish this post so I can finish these books tonight.
I should be writing or working out or doing something productive but…hey. It was my birthday this weekend, so I got some books and read until my eyes hurt.
Okay, this is completely new for me….but I read a book that was not romance. I read Crow Lake by Mary Lawson and, wow, was it ever amazing. I loved it.
Crow Lake is the story of a family, well the story of the children of that family and how they cope with tragedy. While it’s not a tear jerker, it’s both gripping and interesting. It certainly caught my attention from the start. It’s not romance, it’s the story of a real-to-life family. Their personalities are honest and complete with everything from quirks to flaws. I felt like I’d known them for years.
I don’t usually do non-romance. But this one was wonderful. Well-written without dragging or using symbolism that I didn’t get, interesting without bordering on the ridiculous and filled with excellent dialogue. It was most definitely a page-turner because I really, really wanted to know what was going to happen…and that kept me, well, turning the pages.
I highly recommend it.
P.S. I also read Lover Unbound by J.R.Ward and that was simply delicious and also romance. 🙂