Category Archives: Books

Book Review: The Other Woman (Mystery)

Hank Phillippi Ryan made her novelist name with the Charlotte McNally Mysteries, starting with “Prime Time” in 2009. Those were taut, well-plotted mysteries in a short form. Now, she’s digging in and deepening the plots for long-form novels. The first … Continue reading

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10 Reasons NOT to shop at Barnes and Noble

Barnes and Noble has a page on its website listing “10 Reasons to Shop at Barnes & Noble.com.” After my recent experience, I can easily give you 10 reasons NOT to shop there. 1. Their claim: “We Ship Fast!” I … Continue reading

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Movies That Surpass Their Source Material

This morning, Nerdist News announced their list of five films that surpass their source material. I agree with one of them. Planet of the Apes is an amazing movie that takes author Pierre Boulle’s basic story to another level. Here … Continue reading

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A Creative Wasteland

Someone else agrees that we need more original entertainments instead of yet another remake, reboot, or reimagining. “It seems that every movie is a remake of something that was better when it was first released in a foreign language, as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Deeper Than the Dead

I don’t read many mysteries, and I’d never read anything by Tami Hoag until I picked up “Deeper Than the Dead” a couple of weeks ago. I should explain that more clearly. A few months ago, I won copies of … Continue reading

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FREE Mystery Novel Download

SPYING IN HIGH HEELS is free for a limited time on BN Nook! If you don’t have a Nook reader, you can download a free Nook app to read it for your Mac, PC, iPad, iPod, iPhone, or many smartphones. … Continue reading

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Two Romance Trilogy Winners

> My latest two giveaways have ended and the winners have been emailed. Merry Widows Trilogy Giveaway: Randomizer picked post number 2, which was Shala_Darkstone’s Twitter entry. Ladies’ Fashionable Cabinet Romance Trilogy Giveaway: Randomizer picked post number 7, which was … Continue reading

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