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jodee-c-kulp's picture
Nov.14.2008
. . . and it's not just "Who killed Doc Johnson?", the well-liked chiropractor in Riverdale, Minnesota. We will get to that "something" later, but first the novel, "The Whitest Wall." I can say with both urgency and sincerity, this book is a "must read."...
matthew-michael-hanlon's picture
Oct.01.2008
Preface: I generally keep track of my reading online at All Consuming, and when I finish a book which I feel deserves a little bit of extra comment I'll post a short review of why I liked it or didn't, and who might like it. The handy thing is that the review can then also be posted seamlessly to...
dave-donelson's picture
Sep.20.2008
An in-depth interview with me and a review of Heart of Diamonds was posted this week by Vlad Jecan, editor of Astigan Press. Here is one of his observations: "Unveiling reality through fiction, Heart of Diamonds is a brilliant story that contours in words the ongoing internal strife of the...
libby-cone's picture
Sep.17.2008
Well, the BookSurge woes are behind me at least for now. I have heard from a publisher! The funny thing is, I cannot find an agent. It seems that agents don't get "credit" for the book if there is already an interested publisher. Stay tuned. More reviews, including one good and one so-so...
the-book-smugglers's picture
Sep.11.2008
Title: Doppelganger (re-released in 2008 as Warrior) Author: Marie Brennan Genre: Fantasy Stand Alone or Series: First book in the Doppelganger duology Summary: (from amazon.com)When a witch is born, a doppelganger is created. For the witch to master her powers, the twin must be killed. But what...
camille-marchetta's picture
Sep.10.2008
Today "The River, By Moonlight" got its third review of this current virtual book tour.  It was a good one, which made me happy; but, chastened by the responses to my last blog on the subject, I hesitated to thank the site host, and instead emailed Mary Lewis, who is running the tour  (...
sandra-fuhringer's picture
Sep.06.2008
 REVIEW   Months and Seasons by Christopher Meeks   Fiction short stories, paperback 170 pgs   White Whisker Books, Los Angeles                                                                                                                          This is Christopher Meeks second book of short...
camille-marchetta's picture
Sep.05.2008
Last February I was on a 'virtual' book tour that included eighteen 'stops', consisting of reviews, interviews, and guest blog posts.  Despite the fact that I never had to leave my home, the tour was surprisingly hard work, time consuming, and a lot of fun. On Monday, I started a second tour, this...
the-book-smugglers's picture
Sep.05.2008
Title: Ink Exchange Author: Melissa Marr Genre: Young Adult, Dark Fantasy Stand Alone or Series: Second book in the series. Summary: (from HarperCollins.com)Unbeknownst to mortals, a power struggle is unfolding in a world of shadows and danger. After centuries of stability, the balance among the...
the-book-smugglers's picture
Sep.03.2008
Title: Wicked Lovely Author: Melissa Marr Genre: Young Adult, Dark Fantasy Stand Alone or Series: First book in the series. Summary: (from HarperCollins.com)Rule #3: Don't stare at invisible faeries. Aislinn has always seen faeries. Powerful and dangerous, they walk hidden in mortal world....