We are very happ to welcome not only author Christina Henry here today, she also brought Madeline “Maddy” Black and Beezle the Gargoyle along. All three are here to celebrate the upcoming release of Black Wings (official release day is next Tuesday, that’s November 30th) and to tell us a bit about their lives. Be sure to stay tuned till the end of the post, there might or might not be a giveaway.
BLI: Can you please tell us a bit about yourself?
Christina: Well, I like to run when I’m not writing. It helps me think and also allows me to eat dessert every day. I also love to read whatever I can get my hands on (although I don’t have as much time to read as I used to). And I like to watch Mythbusters on the …
I hope your weekend has been great so far and thankfully we still have most of Sunday to enjoy Yesterday was brightly sunny and quite warm here in Europe, however today it is white: if it weren’t this warm I would think it is about to snow! With all the Christmas decorations at the stores and the Christmas fairs taking places on the squares, it starts to feel like Christmas is approaching, yay! (if you couldn’t tell I’m a HUGE Christmas fan.: love all the preparations, the baking, the lights, the gift wrapping and all the family gatherings we have this time of the year, I get giddy just thinking about it! lol)
Ok, I’ll stop my rambling and finally reveal this week’s winners
who won Never Tempt Danger by Denise …
Midnight Breed Series Book 4
By: Lara Adrian
IN A WORLD OF SHADOWS AND DARK, CONSUMING HUNGERS, DESIRE IS THE DEADLIEST WEAPON. . . .
Fueled by pain and rage over a shattering betrayal, the warrior Rio has pledged his life to the war against the Rogues. He will let nothing stand in his way–least of all a mortal woman with the power to expose the entire vampire race. But now an ancient evil has been awakened, and a stunning darkness is on the rise.
For journalist Dylan Alexander, it began with the discovery of a hidden tomb. Suddenly she is at the center of a gathering storm of violence and secrets. But nothing is as dangerous as the scarred, lethally seductive man …
In the next latest twist and turns of publishing, Amazon has made overtures to agents by bypassing publishers to reach and negotiate new deals that bypasses publishers. I suspect that this is in part of the new agency agreements that is in place due to the publishers but also another move that shows Amazon is becoming more interested in publishing directly to their customers/
More shakey news from Dorchester, their chief CEO has departed John Priebich has departed the trouble-ridden publisher although a new CEO was announced to take his place. Publishers Weekly stated that Robert who was formaly CEO of Backe Marketing will take his place.
A Forrester Research study has announced that e-books will become the default format by 2015. This year’s growth of ebook sales have surpassed expectations and like I highlighted …
Format Read: Print copy from the authorNumber of Pages: 320 PagesRelease Date: October 2010Publisher: Berkley SensationFormats Available: Trade Paperback, EbookPurchasing Info: Author’s Website, Good Reads, Book Depository (UK), Book Depository (US), Amazon
To escape an arranged marriage, Annalise Marony decides to become a Handmaiden of the Order of Solace. But she is thwarted at every turn by Cassian, a teacher of the faith, who must test her dedication. Older than most of the girls, Annalise knows that she will be expected to please a patron in pleasures of the flesh-and she is not shy about teasing Cassian. And as they both play out the game of master and student, the secrets in their souls will either tear them apart-or bind them together forever.
This is the first book I read in the …
Today we’re very happy to welcome Teresa D’Amario on Book Lovers Inc. Teresa is the author of the True Mate series. The 1st book Shewolf will be released in print at the end of the month. Let’s give a warm welcome to Teresa =)
The Latin Lover: Teresa can you please tell us a bit about yourself?
Teresa: Thank you so much for having me here. Interviews are so much fun. And I’m so excited to announce that SheWolf is coming out in print on November 30th. I hope you all grab your copy fast! Stay tuned to my website at http://teresadamario.com/ where I’ll add buy links as soon as they are available.
Now, about me: There’s not much to tell. I’m Retired US Air Force, though I still work for a “Day …
Then, when I started book blogging, I was well aware how hard and almost impossible it would be to meet my literary idols, but I started to get the craving for it.
Difficulty with meeting authors I love and attending signings and conferences is just one of the obstacles we face as international book bloggers. However, September this year I got the chance to go to a Book Conference in The U.S. (I talked about it HERE) and since my 10-day trip turned into a 3-month one, I had the chance to go to The New York Comic Con in NYC and meet some of my favorite authors ever!
It was so much …
Series: Sinners On Tour Book 1Format Read: Trade Paperback Number of Pages: 384 pagesPublisher: Sourcebooks CasablancaRelease date: October 1, 2010Formats Available: Trade Paperback & e-BookSource: Gift from friend.
Human Sexuality Professor, Myrna Evans, wants nothing but a weekend of hot, no-strings-attached sex with Sinners’ sensual lead guitarist, but Brian Sinclair is looking for something more permanent than a one-night stand. Unable to compose music for months, when Brian makes love to uninhibited Myrna, he hears exquisite guitar riffs and finger-burning solos.
In Myrna, he’s found his muse.
There are many excellent reviews of this book posted already and it is well documented that for …
Format Read: PaperbackNumber of Pages: 240 PagesRelease Date: 29th March 2009Publisher: The Penguin GroupFormats Available: Hardback, Paperback, CD-Audio, Audio CassettePurchasing Info: Laurie Halse Anderson, Good Reads, Book Depository
After Melinda goes through a traumatic and violent incident at a summer party, she calls the cops and becomes a social outcast. Her freshman year is a disaster. As time passes, she stops talking–except through her paintings in art class. Her healing process has just begun when her perpetrator attacks again. Only this time, she doesn’t keep silent.
My Thoughts:It was through various blog posts for Banned Book Week that Speak came to my attention. I’d never even heard of it until then. The controversy over subject matter in this was the main issue and in some school libraries it was actually banned. This was the clincher …
We are very happy to have author Kersten Hamilton her today. Her new Young Adult novel Tyger Tyger released yesterday and she is here today to celebrate her new release. We’re doing something new today here. We ask some blogger friends to help us with finding the right questions so please also give a warm welcome to our guest interviewers. Please stay tuned till the end of the post for your chance to win a wonderful prize. Please give all our guest a warm welcome.
BLI: Kersten can you please tell us a bit about yourself?
Kersten: I was born in a trailer in the mountains of southern New Mexico. I escaped electrocution when a typhoon blew power lines down over yet another trailer in a swamp in Washington state, and drowning when a station wagon spun out of control and …