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The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter

When I picked up Switched by Amanda Hocking at Wal*Mart the other day, I also picked up this one. For whatever reason, I was very much in the mood for Goddesses and Myths, so I opened it up last night and couldn’t put it down. The Goddess Test Blurb~  It’s always been just Kate and her […]

Shel Silverstein

Does anybody else find this poem morbid? I know it’s supposed to be funny ha-ha, but seriously? Read these words and tell me they aren’t creepy. Dreadful Someone ate the baby, It’s rather sad to say. Someone ate the baby So she won’t be out to play. We’ll never hear her Whiney cry Or have […]

New Vira Silk

I think I found a new version of Vira Silk. This is, Mary Elizabeth Winstead. She stars in the 2011 remake of one of my favorite movies, The Thing. Coincidentally, Eric Christian Olsen is in it as well. My thought process here is simple: I think Mary can pull of jaded a smidge better than […]

Switched by Amanda Hocking

Amanda Hocking is an indie publishing sensation whose self-published novels have sold millions of copies all over the world, and Switched is the book that started the phenomenon. That being said, I will admit to you a precious and most guarded secret. Earlier this year, about the time Amanda got picked up and started making […]

Tonya Kappes

Carpe Bead ’em Blurb~ Orphaned at a young age, Hallie Mediate was raised by her (slightly) crazy Great Aunt Grace on the wrong side of the tracks in Cincinnati. Hallie dreamed of escaping her hometown and never looking back. After putting herself through college, landing her dream job in Chicago, and starting a romance with her […]

Emily Dickinson

This poem makes me think of my characters in Messy Death. It gets my dark creative juices flowing. “Because I could Not Stop for Death” Because I could not stop for Death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves And Immortality. We slowly drove, he knew no haste, And I had […]

Ride for Rights by Tara Chevrestt

BLURB~ In the summer of 1916 women do not have the right to vote, let alone be motorcycle dispatch riders. Two sisters, Angeline and Adelaide Hanson are determined to prove to the world that not only are women capable of riding motorbikes, but they can ride motorbikes across the United States. Alone. From a dance […]