Fortunately, December started better than November in regards to the reading. Good nonfiction and fiction, some of which is listed below. (Some is just too…I don’t know. It doesn’t inspire me to share.) I also line edited a Fiction River and started line editing another, since I’m workshop heavy in my reading in January and February. Speaking of Fiction River, I failed to call attention […]
A few weeks ago, I asked my Patreon supporters to let me know what they thought were the big take-aways in 2018. Since I had so many life changes and adventures in 2018, I wasn’t able to keep up on everything in the industry the way I usually do. The Patreon folk came through, and I have a list, which goes with my Master Business […]
My annual recommendation of the best holiday stories I’ve read in the last ten years.
Can love blossom in the world of politics?
An accomplished political correspondent, Leni knows the challenges of her job. The week before her wedding, she cancels her bachelorette party to cover a presidential candidate. So, when a local broadcaster asks to pick her brain about the event they just covered, she finds herself tempted to blow him off.
But something about him makes her reconsider. Gorgeous and sexy, he seems sincere in his interest. Until he sees the diamond ring on her finger.
As the pair cover presidential campaign after presidential campaign, they form a long-distance friendship that could become so much more. If they can only find the time.
A heartwarming story of true love and second chances.
“On the Trail,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.
Alas and alack, October did not start well. The traditionally published novel I read first was disappointing. Sadly, it wasn’t the author’s fault. Her stupid traditional publisher ruined everything. Let me explain without naming the book. The book had three reversal/surprises built into the narrative. The first, nearly halfway through, is that a character we thought was dead turns out to be alive. That should […]
Typos abound, even here on my website. I had this labeled August 2019 for the longest time. Who knew that I would be able to recommend books I would read a year from now? Seriously, though, August started out well, with the Amanda Quick book that I just devoured. I had a lot of other reading to do, and much of it was fun. I […]
Mellie keeps a secret: she blames fairy tales for ruining her life. She believes she can stop fairy tales from ruining other people’s lives by forcing booksellers to stop selling fairy tales.
But on the way to her protest at a book fair, she runs into a handsome man. A very handsome man who also happens to be Prince Charming. And he loves books. Even fairy tales.
The short story that provided the inspiration for Grayson’s paranormal romance novel, Wickedly Charming.
“The Charming Way,” by bestselling author Kristine Grayson, is free on this website for one week only.
Nora Barr’s struggling law practice gets a boost when she meets a tall, dark, and handsome stranger who has a snake wrapped around his arm and a short sidekick with a mean mouth.
The stranger claims to have custody of Sleeping Beauty, and he needs Nora’s help to protect her. Against her better judgment, Nora agrees—and her life changes forever. The inspiration for Rusch’s novel, Utterly Charming, written under her pen name Kristine Grayson, this fractured fairy tale won France’s prestigious fantasy award, Le Prix Imaginales.
“The Strangeness of the Day,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.
Stacey lives in the past, writing kick-ass bestselling historical books. When she researches a topic, she loses herself in her work.
She knows the Chicago Public Library inside and out. And she prefers to work alone. Until Greg—handsome, compelling, and a research librarian?—offers to help.
Can Greg help Stacey find the information she seeks? Or will they find something else entirely?
“Research and the Research Librarian,” by New York Times bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch, is free on this website for one week only.