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Interview With Nancy Herriman, Author of “No Comfort For The Lost”

I recently read the first installment of Nancy Herriman’s new San Francisco Mystery series, No Comfort for the Lost. I was very excited when she agreed to do an author interview with me about it. I will share my review of No Comfort for the Lost on Thursday.  Nancy Herriman retired from an engineering career Read More

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Book Review: The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory

I have read several of Philippa Gregory’s book – not all of them, but a good many; The Taming of the Queen is one of her best. I think that Gregory’s writing has gotten better with time. Even though she has said in interviews that her Wildacre trilogy is her favorite set of works, I Read More

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Comic Review: Thor 2014

The following contains spoilers for Thor 2014-Present.  When Marvel announced in 2014 that the new Thor would be a woman, the Internet kind of melted down. After all, Thor has always been a man, his name is Odinson! But Marvel and the creators behind the new series stood their ground. Series writer Jason Aaron emphasized, “This Read More

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Book Review: Echo by Lorena Glass

Echo is the first book in a new fantasy romance series by Lorena Glass. The description is as follows: Echo is the story of two lovers who are under a curse (the story will bear this out). One of them always loses the other, tragically. But the two of them learn to beat the curse: Read More

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Book Review: And Only To Deceive by Tasha Alexander

And Only to Deceive is the first book in the Lady Emily Mystery series by Tasha Alexander. It looks like there are 10 books and 2 novellas in the series so far. The description for And Only to Deceive reads as follows: For Emily, accepting the proposal of Philip, the Viscount Ashton, was an easy Read More

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A Note About Writing Rape Scenes

I recently began working as a book editor, so some of the books I have read lately have not been my choice but were assigned to me. This can be a good and bad thing. I am getting to read some great books for free, but I am also have to suffer through some not-so-great Read More