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Weekly Geeks #9 – Challenges

22 June 2008 Jackie 3

This weeks Weekly Geeks is all about Challenges. If you participate in any challenges, get organized! Update your lists, post about any you haven’t mentioned, add links of reviews to your lists if you do that, go to the challenge blog if there is one and post there, etc. Towards […]

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From Dead to Worse by C. Harris

22 June 2008 Jackie 0

From Dead to Worse, Charlaine Harris’ eighth installment in her Southern Vampire Mysteries series, has a completely different feel to it than her other novels. Nothing bad, but different. Instead of having to deal with a major conflict that takes up the entire book, Harris gives us a glimpse into […]

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Justin Gustainis & Terry Spear

20 June 2008 Jackie 0

Bitten by Books will be spotlighting both Justin Gustainis and Terry Spear next week. Join us on Wednesday June 25th with author Terry Spear! She will be guest blogging with us. The topic is: How Much is Too Much Realism in Fictional Stories? She will also be giving away a […]

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Hospital Visits & Vampires

20 June 2008 Jackie 2

Okay, so these two topics have nothing to do with each other (at least in this context), but I found them pretty much at the same time so I’m putting them in the same post. I stumbled over to Maw Books and found out about her terrifying experience. I have […]

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Wild Hunt by L. Devoti

19 June 2008 Jackie 1

I’m not really a fan of the Harlequin/Silhouette series of books, but I took a chance with Lori Devoti since she’s made a few comments here and I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised. Lori’s latest release, The Wild Hunt, covers a topic that I’m familiar with but […]

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Fearless Fourteen by J. Evanovich

18 June 2008 Jackie 4

Lucky me, I was first in line at the library to get my hands on Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich, and I have to say I have mix feelings on this novel. This time around, we have a 10 year old bank heist where only 1 of the 4 robbers […]

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Wicked Contest by Ann Aguirre

18 June 2008 Jackie 0

Ann Aguirre has an interesting contest up at Something Wicked. From now until midnight on June 24, we’re writing a co-op story. I’ll provide the premise, along with the first line. The next commenter will add one sentence to what I’ve written, no more, no less. The length of the […]

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Fellow Weekly Geekers

17 June 2008 Jackie 2

As I’m sure you’ve noticed already, I’ve been taking part in a weekly blogging challenge called Weekly Geeks. We’re already on our eighth week and it’s been a lot of fun. I’ve been able to do some cross-posting to my main blog and there was even a week that I […]

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Love Interviews?

16 June 2008 Jackie 0

Bitten By Books has an interview with funny zombie writer Mark Henry. She also has a contest going where you can win a copy of Happy Hour of the Damned and a $30 Amazon gift card. Paranormal Romance is talking with Dark Sentinel author Melissa Lopez, aka Melany Logen and […]

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Win All of S. Meyer’s Books

16 June 2008 Jackie 0

Maw Books is having an awesome contest. Would you like to win ALL of Stephenie Meyer’s books?! I will be giving away not only FIVE copies of The Host but a GRAND PRIZE of the entire Stephenie Meyer collection! That’s right. You can win Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and The […]