I recently noted my thoughts were dark, and my entertainment choices were morbid. And it is just to sunny outside for all that! So, I decided to return to reading my first love: Fantasy! I just finished Dawn of Wonder by the talented Jonathan Renshaw. Highly recommend it to any lovers of coming … More Lightening the Mood
One my favorite things about launching my own literary agency has been the flow of query letters I have received from authors. I love hearing from authors about their creative and bold stories (literature nerd, much?) and I love listening to people describe work that they are passionate about. Their energy is inspiring and their … More How To Query
My Dad, a much more seasoned Tolkien lover than I, sent me the following link at 6 AM. (He gets up earlier than I do). http://lotr.wikia.com/wiki/March_25 The day of my birth is quite possibly the most exciting day in Middle Earth history. The death of Gollum and the destruction of the One Ring, the death of Sauron … More One Day to Rule them All
I recently started using BookBub, an online (free to use) service that alerts you to special discounts on books. I have used it only for e-books. I recently read a post about the experience of the first time using BookBub as an author. It made me eager to try it as a reader, hoping to discover some new authors. … More My New BookBub Script
Saw this mini library on a walk in my neighborhood. The materials it was made from matched the house of the yard it was in. What a great idea! There was everything in the box from R.L. Stine’s famous YA novel series “Goosebumps” to a book entitled “Egonomics”, the name of an interesting psychological theory. I … More Neighborhood Book Exchange
I am always looking for good, suspenseful, economical thrillers to read. Below are links to some authors I have enjoyed lately. All were discovered via Amazon Kindle. http://projectjennifer.com/ I read and enjoyed her first book, Never Smile at Strangers. Will probably pick up the next one when I am again in the mood for a … More Looking for Crime Thrillers to Read?