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Casey’s Literary Rants

1 February 2012 Casey 0

In which I rant about Small Press Authors/Books for the new Mini Challenge Today Feburary 1st and that means it’s time for a new mini challenge. Yay! This month’s challenge is Small Press Authors. I’m not going to lie, I haven’t read that many small press authors, so this rant is […]

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Casey’s Literary Rants

4 January 2012 Casey 0

In which I rant about books for the January NAC Mini Challenge It’s 2012 and do you know what that means? It means it is time for a new New Author Challenge! Yippee! This will be my first NAC with LE and I’m excited (if you couldn’t tell). I’m not […]

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New Authors NA Mini-Challenges

3 January 2012 Jackie 6

It’s the new year and that means it’s time for a brand new New Author Challenge! I’m excited. Are you?  I know I’m not the only one and this year we are definitely doing the Mini-Challenges.  We’re not only doing them, but doing more.  Just to give everyone a heads […]

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Outlander Reading Challenge Update

6 November 2011 Jackie 0

I’ve been thinking about the monthly discussions for the Outlander Reading Challenge and I think I’ve worked it out.   The idea I had was that at the end of each month, we would gather in one place to discuss – either on LE’s facebook page or as a Twitter hastag.  […]

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Get Ready! 2012 Reading Challenges

23 October 2011 Jackie 1

I know it’s not 2012 just yet, but everyone is starting to get their reading challenges in order and prepared for the shotgun start on January 1st.  So I’m announcing the ones that LE will be sponsoring/hosting for 2012. For the fourth year, LE will again host the New Author […]

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NA Mini-Challenge: TBR Newbies

15 April 2011 Jackie 24

One of the beautiful things about the New Author Challenge is it gives everyone a chance to try someone they haven’t before.  Someone they’ve been meaning to or have just recently discovered.  It’s also a great time to finally pick up a novel by someone who keeps being recommended. In […]

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Coming April 15th: NAC Mini-Challenge

9 April 2011 Jackie 3

I was trying to think of a good topic/theme for this round of the New Author Mini Challenges and was drawing a complete blank.  Then I happened to take a look at my TBR stack.  It’s still a pretty good size, but the thing that stuck out to me was […]

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NA Mini-Challenge Steampunk

7 April 2011 Jackie 4

So yeah, I’m a little behind on some announcements.  The RT feature ended up being a massive success, so it kept me a little busier than I thought I would be.  But I digress.  During February, the New Author Mini-Challenge was all about the fabulous new genre steampunk. When I […]

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NA Mini-Challenge Update

13 February 2011 Jackie 1

We are 12 days into the New Author Steampunk Mini Challenge and I thought I would check to see what everyone has read. Becky LeJeune has reviewed the third novel in Gail Carriger’s Parasol Protectorate series, Changeless.  I’ve been hearing some really great things about this series and Becky is […]

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NA Mini-Challenge: Steampunk

1 February 2011 Jackie 22

One of the beautiful things about the New Author Challenge is it gives everyone a chance to try someone they haven’t before.  Someone they’ve been meaning to or have just recently discovered.  It’s also a great time to finally pick up a novel by someone who keeps being recommended. With […]