book recommendations

February 23, 2011

Singh for Your Reading Pleasure

Angel’s Blood Good morning Daily Dosers!  The lovely Jaime is guest blogging with a fantastic giveaway for your today.  I give it three thumbs up as Nalini Singh has definitely become one of my favorites this last holiday season.  So check it out and don’t forget to comment for your chance to win. Hunting Good to Great Reads Walking through a bookstore these days can be overwhelming. With so many authors, genres and sub-genres, it can be confusing and difficult for a reader to find something new to enjoy. I had this issue a few years ago so I searched […]
November 17, 2009

Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone

We all have our comfort zones. We have stores we like to shop in. We have shows we like to watch. We have books and authors we like to read. So tempt us or tease us with new authors and new genres and we’ll still hesitate. Discovering New Authors There are many ways to discover a new author. For example, you may meet them via a book signing. A few months ago, my daughter went to an American Girl meeting at the local Barnes and Noble, a young lady, just fifteen years old was signing a book she wrote about […]
September 7, 2009

Shelf Wars: Science Fiction and Fantasy Strike Back

My husband and I share similar tastes in books. Granted, he likes some authors that I just can’t get into and vice versa. But our last few trips to the bookstore haven’t been fruitful for him. Why? Because the plethora of urban fantasy and paranormal romance seem to have staged a coup on the science fiction and fantasy shelves of the bookstore. This is not to slight these wonderful books, not at all. For I am a huge fan not only of reading them, but of writing them. But my husband is floundering his way through the section looking for […]