Thank you for joining me on my journey as a writer! I'll be posting reviews of favorites from my reading list, along with tips and advice, beta reading pet peeves, and other tools I pick up along my journey to trad publication. Interested in sneak previews of upcoming books? Contact me to be a beta … Continue reading Welcome!
Ari Abram's dream is to be a meteorologist, and counts herself lucky to work with her childhood hero, the ever calm and cheerful Torrance Hale at KSEA 6 in Seattle. But instead of the close relationship with her mentor she'd craved, she spends most of her time trying to defuse shouting matches and petty fights … Continue reading I’m Reading: Weather Girl by Rachel Lynn Solomon
I'm breaking my contemporary romance reading streak for a very good reason. Gravity and Lies, the first book in the Static Over Space series by C. G. Volars, is worth jumping genres. It's quirky, queer sci-fi adventure with a tough, trash-talking, bisexual Latino MC and a big cast of lovable and hateable aliens. Izo Lopez … Continue reading I’m Reading: Gravity and Lies by C.G. Volars
Sivan brings the diverse city of Tel Aviv to life as a backdrop to this steamy romance about financial trading scandals, steamy romance, intrigue, and the global immigrant experience. With well-researched and realistic BDSM and polyamory rep, this story brings the heat in a big way.
Laura is a hopeless romantic and professional meet-cute reporter. Her own parents' story of being brought together by a broken antique coin across the sea has set high standards for her love life, and she's not about to settle for less than epic romance. As she travels to the island of Jersey to trace her … Continue reading I’m Reading: Just Haven’t Met You Yet by Sophie Cousens
MICE describes the four primary motives for someone deciding to engage in espionage: Money, Ideology, Coercion, and Ego. These are still the central focus of security clearance investigations in the U.S. They also happen to be, on a higher level, the same primary motives for someone to decide to engage in murder.
Finlay Donovan's life is a complete mess. Her newly ex husband fired the nanny without telling her, she's behind on the bills, the book she desperately needs to finish to cover the mortgage is past due (and barely started), and her kid chose this morning to cut her own hair before school, then insists on … Continue reading I’m Reading: Finlay Donovan is Killing It by Elle Cosimano
Chloe Brown is a chronically ill web designer who wants to experience life away from the hovering and smothering care of her family. So she gets an apartment and makes a list: Do something bad, ride a motorcycle, go camping, enjoy a drunken night out, have meaningless but enjoyable sex, and travel the world with … Continue reading I’m Reading: Get a Life, Chloe Brown, by Talia Hibbert
Zoe uproots everything when her great-uncle leaves her a run-down cabin in the Scottish Highlands. The cabin is the scene of her happiest childhood memories, and she hopes it will be where she finds herself and her future away from the pressures of London life. But her rosy memories of a rustic summer are no … Continue reading I’m Reading: Highland Games by Evie Alexander
Elle Jones has learned the hard way that the Internet is forever. After a humiliating teenage rejection by her pop star crush went viral, it threatened to follow her forever. But she regrouped and rebuilt. She's now on track to a wildly successful career in New Orleans real estate...until the man who wrecked her life … Continue reading I’m Reading: So Not My Thing by Melanie Jacobson
Catalina Martín has a problem. When she discovered that her newly-engaged ex would be best man at her sister's wedding in Spain, she may have accidently let slip that she would be bringing a date. Not just a date, though, a boyfriend. A handsome, charming, non-existent boyfriend. It was that or showing up single (again) … Continue reading I’m Reading: The Spanish Love Deception by Elena Armas